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Michael O'Neill predicts bright future for NI goalscorer Paul Smyth

Michael O'Neill predicts bright future for NI goalscorer Paul Smyth

Smyth, who played 90 minutes for the Under-21s against Spain on Thursday, became the first Northern Irishman in 17 years to score on his worldwide bow by firing home four minutes from time at Windsor Park. And on the first occasion the youngster got the ball in the opponents' half, Smyth took one touch and fired home to make it 2-1 and become the first Northern Irishman to score on his worldwide debut since 2001.


U.S. politicians finalise trillion-dollar budget with boosts to military

U.S. politicians finalise trillion-dollar budget with boosts to military

Trump had wanted an agreement with Democrats on protections for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients for the sake of getting more funding for his border wall. The core objective of the bill is to increase spending for military and domestic programmes that have been sharply squeezed under a 2011 agreement that was supposed to cap spending.


Local kids search for eggs in annual Easter egg hunt

Local kids search for eggs in annual Easter egg hunt

Instead of a birthday party this month, the Franklin resident wanted to give back. More than 60 kids participated in the egg hunt this year. So I thought, I can put on one. In April, Allen has planned to deliver care packages for parents whose children are in the hospital. In case of rain or snow, the Easter Bunny will be at Whitefish Lodge & Suites.


U.S. has not given China a list of trade remedy actions

U.S. has not given China a list of trade remedy actions

On Sunday, dozens of business and trade groups sent a letter to the president voicing concerns that he could trigger a trade war with China. China announced a list of USA goods including pork, apples and steel pipe it said Friday may be hit with higher import duties in response to President Donald Trump's tariff hike on steel and aluminum.


Afghanistan: 14 killed, 40 wounded in auto bomb explosion in Lashkargah City

Afghanistan: 14 killed, 40 wounded in auto bomb explosion in Lashkargah City

A police spokesman told AFP that the blast happened by the venue's entrance gate after the match had ended. As per the officials, the death toll is expected to rise. "Four of my family members were martyred and three others were wounded", a sobbing Mohammad told AFP at the hospital run by the Italian NGO Emergency.


Ex-Cambridge Analytica insider says firm worked for pro-Brexit group

Ex-Cambridge Analytica insider says firm worked for pro-Brexit group

Authorities in Britain as well as the U.S. are investigating Cambridge Analytica over allegations the firm improperly obtained data from 50 million Facebook users and used it to manipulate elections, including the 2016 White House race and the 2016 Brexit vote in Britain.