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Global Media America pivots on the issue of gun control
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The company is the largest shareholder in leading gun makers Sturm, Ruger & Co and American Outdoor Brands (formerly Smith & Wesson). Yet later, after meeting with Trump, NRA leaders declared the president and his administration "don't want gun control".

Global Media Trump threatens to tax European cars
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China doesn't want a trade war, the politician said - but it will respond in kind if Trump's tariffs harm it economically. "We will soon be starting RECIPROCAL TAXES so that we will charge the same thing as they charge us". Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross leapt to the president's defense, holding up cans of Budweiser, Coca-Cola and Campbell's Chicken Noodle soup during an appearance on CNBC and arguing that ordinary consumer goods would see little increase in price.

Global Media Billy Graham funeral: Preacher's 'last crusade' has thousands of mourners
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Dr. Chip Pollard, president of John Brown University attended the service in Charlotte , N.C. The service was also attended by national leaders, including President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. The funeral planning began a decade ago with Billy Graham himself, and it also reflected his family's desire to capture the feeling of the crusades that made him the world's best-known Protestant preacher of his era.

Global Media Four IS members 'preparing to attack' USA embassy arrested in Turkey
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Police have taken high security measures outside the US embassy. Embassy officials said the building in Ankara will be closed to the general public and "only emergency services will be provided", the announcement said. Meanwhile, Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdağ said that Turkey is the country most effectively fighting against Daesh. Turkish authorities have detained several suspects on charges of plotting an attack.

Global Media Aircraft Carrier USS Carl Vinson Makes Vietnam Port Call
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The carrier is scheduled to arrive Monday morning and anchor about two miles from the port city of Danang, which was a major US base during the war. But the arrival on Monday of the USS Carl Vinson also illustrates Hanoi's complex and evolving relationship with Beijing over the disputed South China Sea.

Global Media Utica College on lockdown after 'real, credible' threat
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Law enforcement continues to investigate threat. The school's tweets urged people to get to a safe place, lock the doors and remain there. According to ABC affiliate WUTR-TV in Utica, the lockdown was initiated after two phone calls were made threatening "to take some sort of action" at the school's Gordon Science Center.

Global Media Third Netanyahu confidant turns state's witness in graft probes
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The White House meeting with Trump provides a welcome diversion for Netanyahu and a chance to shore up his base, which remains firmly behind him. "The Palestinians , I think, are wanting to come back to the table". Trump has worked to alter the Obama-era nuclear agreement, which both he and Netanyahu have derided. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaking Sunday on CBS' Face The Nation .

Global Media Insurer AXA to buy XL Group for $15B
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Europe's second biggest insurer, AXA says it's buying the Bermuda-based XL Group - for over. Total consideration for the acquisition amounts to $15.3bn, to be fully paid in cash. AXA said it would finance the deal with debt, cash and the proceeds of the IPO of its US business. Once transaction has been completed, combined operations of XL Group, AXA Corporate Solutions and Axa Art will be directed by Greg Hendrick, current president and chief operating officer of XL Group, who will be ...

Global Media Power restored for most as winds calm, snow coming our way Tuesday
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Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. East wind 8 to 10 miles per hour. Thursday: Mostly cloudy with a 20% chance for snow and a high near 41 degrees. Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Rain showers will continue Thursday while Friday snow levels will drop, which will cause precipitation to turn to mixed showers.

Global Media Nawaz Sharif demands an end to horse trading in Senate Elections
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Forced to run as independents by court order in the aftermath of Nawaz's ousting, expect the PML-N to rely heavily on Punjab to bring them the majority of their senate seats. He also underlined the significance of his party managing to bag six seats in the Upper House. In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, PTI secured five seats, PPP and PML-N-backed candidates two seats each, and JI and JUI-F one seat each.

Global Media Cardinal Pell returns to court to fight sexual offence charges
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He has taken leave from his role as Vatican finance chief to fight the charges, which relate to incidents that allegedly occurred long ago. Pell's defence team said last week that part of their cross-examination would be to determine when the accusers first disclosed he had allegedly abused them, as they try to prove the allegations were a "recent invention".

Global Media Magnitude 6.0 aftershock rattles quake-hit Papua New Guinea Highlands
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Three aftershocks of magnitude greater than 5 shook the mountainous Southern Highlands, about 600 km (370 miles) northwest of the capital Port Moresby early on Monday, the US Geological Survey said, including a shallow magnitude 6 quake. Regmi added that water and sanitation were major concerns for local communities, with relief workers unable to get bigger food trucks through to some areas because of damage to roads by landslides.

Global Media Iran-Accord Failure Would Be 'Great Loss — UN Nuclear Watchdog
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He also met his counterpart, Mr Mohammad Javad Zarif , as well as the Speaker of the Parliament of Iran, Mr Ali Larijani, and the Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, Mr Ali Shamkhani. Trump in January set a 120-day deadline for USA lawmakers and European allies to "fix" the agreement or face a US withdrawal. In his talks with Shamkhani, the French foreign minister also praised Iran's commitment to its obligations under the JCPOA .

Global Media After Owaisi, Mamata Banerjee Dials KCR, Pledges Support for 'Third Front'
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Owaisi said there is a need for that sort of political platform. He said the country was looking towards regional parties and also towards the parties which could offer an alternative to the BJP and the Congress . Discussions are going on. Mamata received a call from Telangana Rashtra Samithi head and chief minister K. Chandrashekar Rao in the afternoon, a source said.

Global Media Al'Qaeda claims attack on army hqtrs, French embassy — BURKINA FASO
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The apparently coordinated attacks underlined the struggle the fragile West African nation faces in containing a bloody and growing jihadist insurgency. The French Embassy came under attack around 10.15am, with witnesses at the nearby state TV offices telling The Associated Press that the attackers had arrived in a pickup truck and began shooting.

Global Media What the Northeast victory tells about BJP
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But NPF leader and chief minister T.R. Zeliang said soon afterwards that the BJP-NPF alliance, too, was still on. Pulling off a historic victory, the BJP and its ally Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT), a tribal-dominated party, together won 43 out of 59 Tripura constituencies.

Global Media Non-Congress parties come together to stake claim in Meghalaya
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After failing to muster support, the Congress at one point even offered to support regional players like the UDP to form the next government with outside support from the Congress. The Meghalaya Congress president further hit at the BJP and its allies forming the government in the state, saying that it is very easy to stake a claim, but hard to govern.