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The German news agency dpa reported that deputy state prosecutor Ralph Doepper, who is based in the northern town of Schleswig, said a German court would likely decide by Monday whether Mr Puigdemont would remain in custody pending the outcome of his extradition case.
  • North Korea says recent moves signal its strength, not weakness

    North Korea says recent moves signal its strength, not weakness

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    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects the defence detachment on Jangjae Islet and the Hero Defence Detachment on Mu Islet located in the southernmost part of the waters off the southwest front, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on May 5, 2017.
  • North Korea to host first K-pop shows since 2005

    North Korea to host first K-pop shows since 2005

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    Roughly 160 artists will soon visit Pyongyang, North Korea's capital, from March 31st to April 3rd. Various artists are traveling to North Korea for a special performance. - have performed in North Korea as part of the divided Koreas' efforts to maintain cultural exchange. The North sent its own art troupe to South Korea to celebrate the the Olympics last month, with 140 members of the Samjiyon Orchestra staging two performances.
  • Fifth Texas Blast, Investigators Suspect Serial Bomber

    Fifth Texas Blast, Investigators Suspect Serial Bomber

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    It was a powerful device, essentially a pipe bomb, in a normal-size delivery box, which would be a theme for the first three bombings . The explosion Tuesday night unfolded on Brodie Lane in southwestern Austin . The FBI says it's "more than possible" the blast is linked to the recent ones in Austin . Police said they are investigating whether the bombings were hate crimes.
  • Uber Autonomous Vehicle Fatality Could Stall Self-Driving

    Uber Autonomous Vehicle Fatality Could Stall Self-Driving

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    The company has been the subject of a number of complaints about its autonomous vehicles, but the company has said the cars were being driven by a human driver at the time of the incidents. A year ago saw Tesla's semi-autonomous Autopilot system cleared of defects following a seven-month investigation into a fatal crash in 2016. The death comes a year after Uber took its self-driving cars off the roadfollowing an accident that left a Volvo SUV on its side in Arizona .
  • KCR meets Mamata to discuss federal front

    KCR meets Mamata to discuss federal front

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    On Monday, KCR met with West Bengal CM and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata at the Secretariat, initiating the formal talks to orchestrate the alliance. "The new coalition will be on people's agenda", Rao added. He said this was the beginning of the federal front which would be a people's front. The Telangana CM was received by the West Bengal government representatives.
  • Trade groups tell Trump his China tariffs risk a

    Trade groups tell Trump his China tariffs risk a "chain reaction"

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    As you continue to investigate harmful technology and intellectual property practices, we ask that any remedy carefully consider the impact on consumer prices. But any United States individual or organization may object to the exemption setting up a battle between domestic steel and aluminum producers that could benefit from the protective tariffs and companies that rely on imports.
  • US Attorney General sacks FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe

    US Attorney General sacks FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe

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    He also launched into an attack on Mueller's team, alleging possible political bias. Together, and along with some other shifty actors, they shepherded the Hillary Clinton email investigation along in a manner tailored to benefit themselves and their fruitful beltway careers.
  • Arendz to be Canada's flag bearer

    Arendz to be Canada's flag bearer

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    Canada's curling team, which includes Marie Wright of Moose Jaw, has won bronze at the Pyeongchang Paralympics. Americans Noah Elliot and Mike Schultz won gold and silver , respectively. "I did not think I would even be competing at this Games, and to walk away with the opportunity to be the flagbearer.it's indescribable". Hall won gold on Saturday through his two runs totalling one minute and 36 seconds - 39 seconds ahead of second placed Arthur Bauchet of France.
  • Former South African President Jacob Zuma faces corruption trial, says chief prosecutor

    Former South African President Jacob Zuma faces corruption trial, says chief prosecutor

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    National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) head Shaun Abrahams in Pretoria on Friday said Zuma's claims that the NPA was bias and investigators abused his rights weren't enough for the former president to avoid court. The charges include 12 counts of fraud, one of racketeering, two of corruption and one of money laundering. The charges relate to a 30 billion rand ($2.5 billion) arms deal in the late 1990s, when Zuma was deputy president.
  • Georgia's 'stocking strangler', Alabama man set to be executed

    Georgia's 'stocking strangler', Alabama man set to be executed

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    EDT), and that the execution of the convicted serial killer will be moving forward, local newspaper Ledger-Enquirer reported. If the execution is carried out, Gary - who told Vanity Fair in 2007 that his eyes were damaged by a lack of light in jail prior to his trial - would be the first inmate executed in Georgia this year.