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Ted Cruz Drops Out Of The Republican Presidential Race

Ted Cruz, the insurgent Texan whose presidential campaign was fueled by disdain for Washington, dropped out of the 2016 race Tuesday night, removing the last major hurdle in Donald Trump’s quest to become the Republican nominee for president. Cruz’s decision came after losing overwhelmingly to Trump in the Indiana primary, …

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Ecuador Earthquake: Death Toll Rises To 233

At least 233 people have been confirmed dead after Ecuador was hit by its most powerful earthquake in decades. Some 10,000 troops and 3,500 police are being deployed in the affected areas, as rescue operations got under way. The magnitude-7.8 quake struck early on Saturday evening and was felt as …

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105 Die During Hindu New Year Party In India

A temple in the southern Indian state of Kerala was gutted by fire on Sunday, killing no fewer than 105 people. At least, 500 others were injured in the inferno, which broke out from a fireworks display, marking Hindu new year celebration. The explosion at the Puttingal temple killed at …

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Egypt Air Hijacked: Plane Diverted to Cyprus

Most of the passengers on board a hijacked Egyptian airliner that was forced to divert to Cyprus have been freed, the airline says. EgyptAir Flight MS181 was taken over after a passenger said he was wearing an explosives belt. EgyptAir said negotiations at Larnaca airport had resulted in the release …

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Brussels Attacks: Police Hunt Airport Bombings Suspect

Belgian police have issued a wanted notice for a suspect after bomb attacks at Brussels’ main airport and a metro station left more than 30 people dead. The man is suspected of involvement in the twin explosions which tore through Zaventem airport. He was seen on CCTV pushing a trolley …

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Breaking: Brussels Under Terror Attack,  Explosions Rocks Airport , Metro Station, 11 Persons Dead

  Several people have been killed and many more injured after a suspected terrorist attack at Brussels airport this morning. Two loud explosions reportedly shook the building sending terrified passengers fleeing for their lives shortly after 8am local time. Shots were fired and words in Arabic shouted before the blasts …

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Dozens killed in Russian Plane Crash

A passenger jet has crashed in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, killing all 55 passengers and seven crew on board, officials say. The FlyDubai Boeing 737-800, coming from Dubai, missed the runway as it attempted to land at 03:50 local time (00:50 GMT) on Saturday. It is not clear …

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Gunmen Attack Cote D’Ivoire Hotel, Kill 12

At least twelve people have been shot dead including four Europeans by four gunmen on Sunday in an attack at Grand Bassam, a beach resort town about forty kilometers from Abidjan, an officer from the national police said. “For the moment, we have a total of 12 dead, including four …

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Former US First Lady, Nancy Reagan Dies At 94

Former First Lady Nancy Reagan has died at home in California at the age of 94. Mrs Reagan, who had been living in Bel Air, Los Angeles, died of congestive heart failure, the Reagan library said. Her 52-year marriage to Ronald Reagan was once described as the US presidency’s greatest …

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US election 2016: Republican Ben Carson Ends Campaign

US Republican Ben Carson has officially ended his campaign for the presidential nomination for the 2016 election. Speaking to conservative activists, he said: “I’m leaving the campaign trail.” Mr Carson, a retired neurosurgeon, had been a front-runner but his campaign stalled in recent months after he performed badly on foreign …

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