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This December 2015 photo shows U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson in Honolulu. | AP
Hawaii judge who blocked travel ban target of threats 

The U.S. Marshals Service is responsible for protecting federal judicial officials, including judges and prosecutors.

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A 19-year-old dual U.S.-Israeli citizen covers his face as he is brought to court in Rishon Lezion, Israel, Thursday, March 23, 2017. | AP
Israel arrests hacker linked to threats on US Jewish centers 

Israeli police described the suspect as a hacker, but said his motives were still unclear.

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In this photo taken Jan. 11, 2011, the Verizon logo is displayed in New York.  | AP
Senate votes to kill privacy rules guarding your online info 

Without those protections, consumer advocates fear that broadband providers will be able to do what they like with people's data.

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UN Security Council condemns latest North Korea missile tests

The launch and engine test are in grave violation of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's international obligations.

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Supreme Court Justice nominee, Neil Gorsuch meets with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017.| AP
Democrats vow to oppose vote on Trump Supreme Court nominee

The Republicans need 60 votes to end debate on the Gorsuch nomination in the 100-seat Senate before a final vote on his nomination.

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Yemen official's son killed in suspected Qaeda attack

More than 7,700 people have been killed and 40,000 wounded in the conflict, according to the United Nations.

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US President Donald Trump (File Photo | AP)
US military chiefs defend diplomacy in face of Trump cuts

Under his proposals, defense spending would increase by nearly 10 percent to $639 billion, more than the next seven nations combined.

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In this Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, file photo, the American flag flies above the Wall Street entrance to the New York Stock Exchange. | AP
US stocks dip as Trump health vote delayed

All three major stock indices slipped 0.1 percent by the close, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ending the trading day at 20,656.58.

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Brazil's Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi holds a tray with a package of poultry during an inspection at the meatpacking company JBS, in Lapa, in the Brazilian state of Parana, Tuesday, March 21, 2017. | AP
Worst is over for Brazil's meat scandal: Minister

Like other officials, Maggi showed his frustration at the police.

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Israeli troops shoot dead Palestinian teen: Palestinians

Palestinian health officials named the dead youngster as Mahmud Hattab, 16.

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President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, March 7, 2017, during a meeting with the Republican House whip team about the proposed health bill. | AP
White House says delayed healthcare vote to take place Friday

A White House official said "the vote will be in the morning to avoid voting at 3 am."

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Rizwe Mufthi, President of the All Ceylon Jamiyathul Ulama
Islamic cleric's antipathy to marriage law reform irks women

Rizwe Mufthi, President of the ACJU said that the Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act (MMDA) is "perfect in the present state and does not require changes.

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World united to defeat IS, Johnson says after London attack

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the attack, in which around 30 people were injured.

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Police and the bomb squad unit responded to a suspect package in the Antwerp station. | AP
Antwerp driver 'had no history of radicalisation': Probe source

Antwerp police chief Serge Muyters told a news conference that the man had tried to drive at "high speed" into a shopping street.

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Around 250 feared dead in new Med migrant boat sinkings: NGO

Despite rough winter seas, migrant departures from Libya on boats chartered by people traffickers have accelerated in recent months from already-record levels.

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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko | AP Photo
Kiev points at Moscow after Kremlin critic gunned down

The attack prompted an exchange of fire between Voronenkov's bodyguard and the gunman, both of whom were injured.

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Harsha de Silva speaks during a press conference in Colombo. (File | AFP)
Sri Lanka gets two years time to implement 2015 UNHRC resolution on ethnic reconciliation

The Sri Lankan representative Dr.Harsha de Silva that Sri Lanka is striving “to establish a Sri Lankan Government-led processes with international assistance, engagement and support.”

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Trader Frank O'Connell works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, March 16, 2017.  AP
Stocks climb, led by banks; health care debate continues

Discount retailer Five Below also climbed after it surpassed Wall Street projections in its fourth quarter.

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Wikileaks page screenshot.
WikiLeaks releases CIA hacks of Apple Mac computers

The documents are generally believed to be genuine although the CIA has not acknowledged this.

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Republican health care bill being shaped by the members of the House after lots of  debates and votes. AP
Trump's health care reform plan hangs in balance

Conservatives have balked at their own party's plan, saying it is still too costly for the government. 

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Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Seema Verma listen at right as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting on women in healthcare. AP
Indian-American doing a "wonderful" job in health care: Trump

Verma, in her capacity as the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, is the second highest ranking Indian-American in the Trump administration.

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