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They were abducted while travelling to the area, where the company owns an electricity sub-station contract, the report said. He claimed that when the Afghan nationals talked with the Taliban through the locals, they (the Taliban) said that the insurgents thought the seven were Afghan government employees.
  • Simmons Has Horror Game In Loss To Celtics

    Simmons Has Horror Game In Loss To Celtics

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    But the more they thought about it ... well, they did sit through a six-day break after subduing Miami in five opening-round games. Facing a 2-0 deficit in their best-of-seven series against the Celtics , the pressure is mounting on Sixers head coach Brent Brown to find a way to slow down Boston's blistering offense before Game 3 in Philadelphia.
  • Missouri lawmakers seeking special session for impeachment proceedings against Greitens

    Missouri lawmakers seeking special session for impeachment proceedings against Greitens

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    Missouri House and Senate leaders said they've collected more than the constitutionally required signatures of three-fourths of the members of each chamber to summon the session. A special House committee investigating Greitens released a report Wednesday alleging the governor misused a list of charity donors from The Mission Continues, a charity he founded, for his gubernatorial campaign.
  • Meghan Markle Won't Have a Maid of Honor at Royal Wedding

    Meghan Markle Won't Have a Maid of Honor at Royal Wedding

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    Markle, 72, would attend the wedding and what role he would be given if he did show up. In a fiery open letter published exclusively on In Touch's website this week, Markle's half-brother, Thomas Markle Jr ., berated her for not inviting him and the rest of his family to the ceremony.
  • North and South Korean time zones get in sync

    North and South Korean time zones get in sync

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    He denied that he had requested the Pentagon to draw up options for withdrawing troops from South Korea. And in another sign of the times, North Korea announced on May 4 that it had moved its clock ahead by 30 minutes to align itself with South Korea's time zone.
  • Four mineworkers confirmed dead at Sibanye-Stillwater

    Four mineworkers confirmed dead at Sibanye-Stillwater

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    The mine is currently closed and rescue teams have been pulled out for now. Mamokgethi Molopyane, a mining specialist, says there seems to be a high number of seismic activities, "which is concerning, given that we have been mining for so long and some of the technology was pioneered, here".
  • Shooting Reported at Nashville Mall, Suspect At Large

    Shooting Reported at Nashville Mall, Suspect At Large

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    The capturing could not be heard within the battle arenas in a showing of "Avengers: Infinity War", that has been interrupted when officers in riot gear came into the theater and advised everyone else to depart. Churchwell was taken to Skyline Medical Center in critical condition, where he later died. No other gunshot victims were reported , according to fire department.
  • North Korea's Kim Jong Un Tells China He Is Committed To Denuclearisation

    North Korea's Kim Jong Un Tells China He Is Committed To Denuclearisation

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    He said he once ran a trading and hotel services company in Rason, a special economic zone near the North's border with China and Russian Federation. CGTN's Asieh Namdar spoke to Sam Yoon to find out more about Foreign Minister Wang Yi's meeting with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang. Expectations have grown that North Korea will soon release three Americans held as prisoners as a gesture ahead of an unprecedented US-North Korea summit due to take place in coming weeks.
  • Mostly sunny, high near 82 — TODAY'S FORECAST

    Mostly sunny, high near 82 — TODAY'S FORECAST

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    That provides drier air and a sunny sky to start next week. And a few spots could hit that 90-degree mark. Another warm day in the 80s expected Thursday, although, we introduce the isolated chance for a thunderstorm. Showers are possible through Tuesday night and into Wednesday, which is forecast to be mostly sunny. Highs soared to the mid and upper 80s with lots of sunshine once again.
  • 27 dead after high-intensity dust storm hits Rajasthan; power cables snapped

    27 dead after high-intensity dust storm hits Rajasthan; power cables snapped

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    The Taj Mahal is in Agra city but officials said the monument escaped damage. The gusty winds toppled and fell trees at many places, blocking portions of roads, causing traffic jams in several areas. As reported by Hindustan Times , 12 people were killed in Bharatpur, four in Alwar , 11 in Dholpur and one each in Jhunjhunu and Bikaner. Charan Singh, a scientist at Indian Meteorological department, said winds of 132 kph hit Agra while even in the capital, Delhi, there were winds of ...
  • Officers injured after stand-off ends in explosion in CT

    Officers injured after stand-off ends in explosion in CT

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    The wife, he said, escaped before the blast. Up to six police officers were reportedly injured in an explosion in North Haven, Connecticut, where a man took his family hostage after police responded to a domestic dispute call. The explosion occurred as police and a SWAT team were outside the barn, authorities said. North Haven resident Joan Mazurek, 76, a retired accountant, heard what she thought was a train at her home about a mile away from the scene.
  • Air National Guard C-130 Crashes In Georgia, Killing At Least 9

    Air National Guard C-130 Crashes In Georgia, Killing At Least 9

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    Trump tweeted Wednesday: "I have been briefed on the U.S. C-130 "Hercules" cargo plane from the Puerto Rico National Guard that crashed near Savannah Hilton Head International Airport". The authorities cut electric power to the area of the crash, suspended service on a rail line that runs next to Highway 21, and warned that a stretch of the roadway could remain closed for weeks.
  • Basque militant group ETA 'completely dissolved'

    Basque militant group ETA 'completely dissolved'

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    On Wednesday, Basques welcomed news of ETA's dissolution. He expected ETA to make a further filmed declaration of its disbandment on Thursday , before a peace conference in southwest France on May 4. It remained active long after Franco's death in 1975. The group's bloodiest period came as Spain transitioned from dictatorship to democracy during the early 1980s.
  • Neighbor sought in murder of couple near Philadelphia

    Neighbor sought in murder of couple near Philadelphia

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    While several reports stated that the warrant is "unrelated" to the Roys' murder, authorities have accused Mooney of stealing their SUV, according to the news station. "It's clear there was a struggle in the upstairs of the home", he said. He added that Mooney gained entry into the apartment through an unlocked door and killed the young couple .
  • Mueller's team floated idea of Trump subpoena

    Mueller's team floated idea of Trump subpoena

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    Last month, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani joined Trump's outside legal team and said at the time that he would communicate with Mueller to bring the probe to an end. He's also pushed for a Trump interview with the special counsel's office. Flood, a former law clerk to the late Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia, has defended former Vice President Dick Cheney in a lawsuit brought by former Central Intelligence Agency official Valerie Plame and represented President George W.
  • United States embassy's security official booked for manhandling police

    United States embassy's security official booked for manhandling police

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    Ausburn was immediately detained by the police and was moved to the Secretariat Police Station and was released only after getting written communication from foreign ministry confirming his diplomatic position. The diplomat was later handed over to the Foreign Office after his documents were verified. A United States diplomat has been released after being taken into police custody.