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Radio host Curtis Sliwa mulling Reform Party gubernatorial run

ALBANY — Outspoken radio host and Guardian Angels founder Curtis Sliwa said Thursday he is considering running for governor on the Reform Party line. Sliwa is the chairman of the small party, whose executive committee recently couldn’t decide whether to back Dutchess County Executive Marcus Molinaro or ...

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US President Donald Trump to visit the UK in July

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDonald Trump and Theresa May held hands briefly US President Donald Trump is to visit the UK on Friday 13 July, after previously cancelling a trip amid claims he would face mass protests. It will not be the full-blown state visit Mr ...

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Trump will pull out of Iran nuclear deal: Macron

President Trump will pull out of the international agreement that curbed Iran’s nuclear program next month, according to France’s Emmanuel Macron. The French leader, on a state visit to Trump and the U.S. spoke to American reporters Wednesday after an address to Congress where he warned against the ...

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Can we trust BMI to measure obesity?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Knowing your weight and height is enough to calculate your body mass index You’ve been using our fat calculator in your droves, working out your BMI (body mass index) and comparing the result with people in your age group and your part of the ...

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Turkey Cumhuriyet trial: 13 newspaper staff convicted over coup

Image copyright AFP A Turkish court has sentenced 13 journalists to prison on terrorism charges, in a case that has sparked global outrage over press freedom. The journalists were employees of the opposition Cumhuriyet newspaper, which had taken a strong line against the Turkish government. Three of the journalists on ...

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Exclusive: U.S. team in refugee camps investigating atrocities against Rohingya

WASHINGTON/COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) – The U.S. government is conducting an intensive examination of alleged atrocities against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims, documenting accusations of murder, rape, beatings and other possible offenses in an investigation that could be used to prosecute Myanmar’s military for crimes against humanity, U.S. officials told Reuters.

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De Blasio appoints Rev. Frederick Davie as new CCRB chair

The city’s independent police watchdog group has a new chairman. Citing his “heart for public service” and “commitment to justice,” Mayor de Blasio appointed Rev. Frederick Davie as the Civilian Complaint Review Board’s new chairman Wednesday. Davie has been the board’s acting chairman since December. ...

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