• Russia Will Meddle in United States 2018 Midterms, CIA Director Says
Russia Will Meddle in United States 2018 Midterms, CIA Director Says

Pompeo cited China's alleged efforts to steal USA commercial information and "infiltration of schools and hospitals" as evidence for his claims that Beijing posed as much of a danger as Moscow. He then brought up the efforts put to get hold of United States commercial information and access to hospitals and schools, efforts which reached the UK and...

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  • Two Key Senators Urge Trump Restraint On Russia-Probe Comments
Two Key Senators Urge Trump Restraint On Russia-Probe Comments

Under an obscure committee rule to make the classified memo public, which has never been invoked in the panel's 40-plus-year history, the President would have five days following a vote to decide whether to allow the public release to move forward or object to it.

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  • Australia's new defence a export push a boost for WA firms
Australia's new defence a export push a boost for WA firms

The country's defense industry has struggled to obtain finance from traditional lenders that have been unwilling to fund the arms industry, so it has created the loan scheme for companies seeking finance to export military equipment. "I'm very supportive of any proposal that creates jobs, that's the starting point" senior Labor MP Anthony Albanese ...

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  • Air Force One's new refrigerators will cost taxpayers $23.6 million, report
Air Force One's new refrigerators will cost taxpayers $23.6 million, report

The US Air Force are replacing two of the five chiller units on the plane now used by President Donald Trump . Requirements of refrigerators on Air Force One include the need to store up to 3,000 meals on the 747 jumbo jet, supplying enough food to feed passengers and crew for weeks.

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  • Mission to rescue Polish mountaineer from Pakistan's 'killer mountain' called off
Mission to rescue Polish mountaineer from Pakistan's 'killer mountain' called off

A Polish climber was presumed dead after rescuers called off efforts to recover him from Nanga Parbat, one of the highest mountains in the world, a Pakistani official said today. Amir. "It's a awful and painful decision". Brigadier Shahid Sardar, a representative of military-owned Askari Aviation, told Reuters that Revol was spotted near Nanga ...

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  • Fedeli will let his name stand as PC leader
Fedeli will let his name stand as PC leader

The movement has been credited with unveiling widespread sexual abuse and misconduct across the globe. "My heart was very warmed that those two women had the courage to come forward in this climate". In a statement, Brown called the allegations "false" and "difficult to hear". "It's something that needs to be taken seriously", McShane said. "...

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  • Israel condemns Poland over Holocaust Bill
Israel condemns Poland over Holocaust Bill

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has criticised a proposed bill that would make it illegal to describe Nazi death camps as Polish. President Reuven Rivlin slammed that law as an attempt at "fake history". But, he added, the Polish government's opposition to the term "Polish death camps" is justified. However, the bill is reopening hi...

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  • President Trump apologizes for retweeting anti-Muslim videos
President Trump apologizes for retweeting anti-Muslim videos

He described the country - where his family owns two golf resorts - as a "very special place" during an interview with Piers Morgan for ITV . Those criticisms have only expanded as the number of women seeking elected office has grown, the percentage of women supporting Trump has dropped and the #MeToo movement has continued to grab headlines.

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  • Aussies smash Kiwis in Sydney Sevens women's final
Aussies smash Kiwis in Sydney Sevens women's final

In Pool A New Zealand and Fiji both qualified comfortably for the Cup quarter-finals with wins on Day one and two over Samoa and Russian Federation. The Cup Quarter-finals draw is: Fiji v USA, South Africa v Kenya, Australia v New Zealand, Argentina v England . It took Australia just a minute to open the scoring after taking the kickoff, t...

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  • US Diplomat Resigns From Suu Kyi Panel On Rakhine Crisis
US Diplomat Resigns From Suu Kyi Panel On Rakhine Crisis

Do not mind these human rights [organizations]. President Rodrigo Duterte attends a state dinner with Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Naypyitaw, Myanmar in this March 20, 2017 file photo. The Philippines has already expressed concern over the humanitarian situation in the Rakhine State. The advisory board, established with five foreign...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation thinks body of missing Scotland County boy found
Federal Bureau of Investigation thinks body of missing Scotland County boy found

The FBI says Raul's family was notified but the Scotland County Medical Examiner's Office still has to confirm the identity and cause of death. "By faith, I believe the little boy is still alive and that's what I have to stand on", Scotland County Sheriff Ralph E.

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  • European Union condemns Venezuela's expulsion of Spanish ambassador
European Union condemns Venezuela's expulsion of Spanish ambassador

Spain wants to maintain a relationship based on mutual respect, friendship and cooperation, Fernandez said, but decisions by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro "make it hard to realize this hope". Seemingly responding to Venezuelan accusations Spain played a leading role in promoting sanctions, the spokesperson said, "We recall that the decision...

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  • How to Watch the State of the Union
How to Watch the State of the Union

A senior Trump administration official was quoted as telling reporters that Congress can expect that the "tone" of Trump's State of the Union speech "will be one of bipartisanship" as he touts his victories to date, according to reports. Marc Short, the White House legislative affairs director, is sure to be a key player in that effort. But in ...

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  • Another Congressman Is Not Running For Re-election
Another Congressman Is Not Running For Re-election

The settlement had been kept secret, and Meehan's office has declined to answer repeated questions about how much taxpayer money Meehan paid out in it. Meehan's announcement creates another open Congressional seat in Pennsylvania this year. Asked again whether the RNC still stands with Meehan, she said, "Right now, we're going to let the investig...

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  • Karnataka bandh: Schools, colleges and workplaces remain shut
Karnataka bandh: Schools, colleges and workplaces remain shut

Deve Gowda has termed the Congress chief-minister Siddaramaiah's Govt.in the State as the "worst" he has ever seen in his life. Meanwhile, on Thursday, State-owned Kadamba Transport Corporation suspended all bus services to Karnataka , in wake of the one-day strike by Kannada groups, protesting the Central government's apathy towards the water d...

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  • Benton Police Make Arrest after Tip Received on Possible School Threat
Benton Police Make Arrest after Tip Received on Possible School Threat

Later Friday morning, the district said that Cynthiana police confirmed the threat and that the suspect was in custody. "At that point they say they had arrested a suspect in this case", said Richie. "And said that they had recieved new information and had reclassified the threat as being a credible threat". Police say almost 30 minutes later the...

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  • Swiss mummy identified as ancestor of British politician Boris Johnson
Swiss mummy identified as ancestor of British politician Boris Johnson

Local historians knew that members of Basel's wealthy families were buried in and around the Barfüsser Church. Traces of mercury, a common treatment between the 15th and 19th century for syphilis, were found in the woman, leading researchers to believe she died of poisoning.

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  • Museum Offers Trump Toilet Instead of Van Gogh
Museum Offers Trump Toilet Instead of Van Gogh

The museum declined. Instead, it offered Maurizio Cattelan's "America" : a functioning toilet cast in 18-karat gold. Still, the Guggenheim's chief curator demurred, offering a perhaps even more appropriate work of art for their household.

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  • Commuter train crash in Milan kills at least 4
Commuter train crash in Milan kills at least 4

Firefighters have been seen helping dazed passengers from the bloody-spattered carriages in horrific scenes. The injured were rushed to a nearby hospital for medical assistance. An initial inspection by Italian Railways indicates there was a break of about 8 inches in one of the tracks about a mile from where the train derailed.

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  • Trump to present immigration plan
Trump to present immigration plan

After blowing up a deal to avoid the shutdown and releasing a racist campaign ad accusing Democrats of murder for supporting immigration reform, Trump holed up in the White House for the weekend, posing for pictures with his empty desk .

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  • Trump faces another diplomatic rebuke from Turkey
Trump faces another diplomatic rebuke from Turkey

During a telephone call with Erdogan , Trump called on Ankara to curtail its operations and avoid risking a clash with American forces deployed in the region. "The continuation of the crisis in Afrin may lead to re-strengthening of takfiri-terrorist groups in Syria's northern areas and once again fan the flames of war and destruction in this count...

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  • Samsung, LG Criticize Trump's Decision On Washer Safeguard
Samsung, LG Criticize Trump's Decision On Washer Safeguard

He also said that the safeguard measures will lead to no trade war. Upon learning that Trump has not only agreed to the restrictions, but also decided on imposing harsher safeguard measures on its washers, Samsung issued a statement saying the new restrictions will mostly affect USA consumers.

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  • People at High Risk of Developing Flu-Related Complications | Seasonal Influenza (Flu)
People at High Risk of Developing Flu-Related Complications | Seasonal Influenza (Flu)

Dr. Riley: First, the H3N2 strain of influenza A is one of the nasty ones. "That's about a month earlier than it normally would be peaking, so lots of cases happening, in lots of states all at the same time". "There's probably been a higher concern for it lately, as we have seen more cases in OH this year", said Dr. Michael Haddad with Avon Lake...

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  • Lalu Prasad sentenced to five years in jail in fodder scam case
Lalu Prasad sentenced to five years in jail in fodder scam case

Currently, Lalu Yadav is in Birsa Munda Central Jail of Ranchi , as he was awarded a three-and-a-half year sentence on January 6 this year in a fodder scam relating to fraudulent withdrawal from Deoghar treasury. The Ranchi court sentenced Prasad under 120B, r/w section 409, 420, 467, 468, 471 and 477A of IPC for five years RI and imposed fi...

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  • India's Bin Laden in custody after Delhi shootout
India's Bin Laden in custody after Delhi shootout

Over 200 persons were also injured. He was arrested when he came to meet an old associate. A pan-India search for Abdul Subhan Qureshi had been underway for the past few years before he was finally arrested on Monday. Qureshi graduated from Antonio DeSouza High School in Mumbai in 1988 after finishing schooling from an institution run by an I...

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  • Afghanistan: auto bomb explodes outside Save the Children office in Jalalabad
Afghanistan: auto bomb explodes outside Save the Children office in Jalalabad

Provincial government spokesman Attaullah Khogyani said the aid agency was targeted early on Wednesday morning. A number of people are believed to be trapped inside the building, Tolo news said. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, but both Taliban insurgents as well as the Islamic State fighters are active in eastern Nang...

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  • Suspect in custody after school shooting in Ellis County town of Italy
Suspect in custody after school shooting in Ellis County town of Italy

Students were evacuated from the school as police officers responded to the scene. The schools are still locked down. It's unclear what led to the shooting. The victim was transported by air ambulance, the sheriff's office said. Joffre said the district is now working to reunite parents with their children.

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  • Trump Aides Kelly, Miller Draw Fire for Fanning Shutdown Fight
Trump Aides Kelly, Miller Draw Fire for Fanning Shutdown Fight

Dick Durban's deal to protect recipients of the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program - after initially expressing a willingness for such a deal - Graham blamed Miller and Sen. "The White House staff has been pretty unreliable", Graham said. The intensely personal nature of the comments is unusual, in part because they point to...

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  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court out congressional map
Pennsylvania Supreme Court out congressional map

House of Representatives in the 2018 midterm elections . The Democratic-controlled court ruled that the district lines - mapped out by Republicans in 2011 - " clearly, plainly and palpably " violate the state constitution. A new map could give Democratic candidates a chance to capture as many as half a dozen Republican seats in Pennsylvania ...

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  • Speaker Ryan Rips Senate Dems' 'Shakedown Technique': 'Utter Insanity'
Speaker Ryan Rips Senate Dems' 'Shakedown Technique': 'Utter Insanity'

Senate Republican leaders have said the chamber will vote on the measure to fund the government through February 8 at 1 a.m. EST (0600 GMT) on Monday, unless Democrats agree to hold the vote sooner. Trump ended DACA in 2017, but set a deadline by which the Congress could revive the Obama-era program by March 5. Ryan refused to place any blame o...

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  • More than a dozen people injured at a train crash in Richmond
More than a dozen people injured at a train crash in Richmond

Three helicopters, 17 ambulance crews, and fire and rescue teams were deployed to escort passengers off the train . As per The Sydney Morning Herald , there were fears that the train had derailed, but it has since been learned that the train hit the buffers at the end of the platform.

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  • Turkish Troops Enter Kurdish Enclave in Northern Syria
Turkish Troops Enter Kurdish Enclave in Northern Syria

Fierce battles raged to the north and west of Afrin against Turkish forces and their Syrian rebel allies, said Birusk Hasaka, the YPG spokesman in Afrin. "Now we see how the YPG... are fleeing in Afrin", he said. Explosions Seen On Saturday, following loud explosions and huge flames, grey smoke billowing from targets could be seen from the Turkis...

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  • Zimbabwe politician, wife killed in U.S. helicopter crash
Zimbabwe politician, wife killed in U.S. helicopter crash

Police confirmed Bennett's death, a day after a helicopter carrying him and others went down in a mountainous remote northern part of the USA state of New Mexico. Fire department and law enforcement vehicles responded to the area, but response was slow due to the area being extremely remote with rugged terrain and limited road access .

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  • NZ Prime Minister pregnant with first child
NZ Prime Minister pregnant with first child

Ms Ardern said she was already receiving plenty of advice from Labour MPs on her pregnancy and bringing up the child. Ardern took to Twitter to announce that she and her partner Clarke Gayford were expecting a child, and that Gayford would become a stay-at-home dad.

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  • What the future may hold for California siblings after alleged torture
What the future may hold for California siblings after alleged torture

A 12-year-old was the weight of a typical 7-year-old. They have little knowledge of outside world; they did not know what a police officer was, didn't know what medicine is. We begged to see them, the whole family", she said. Another mother standing outside the Turpin's home, Melissa Martinez, told the newspaper that it gave her the "chills" when...

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  • Czech Republic: Prague hotel fire kills two, injures dozens
Czech Republic: Prague hotel fire kills two, injures dozens

The hospital spokesman said two more people who died on Sunday were women. "Unfortunately we were not able to help two people", Prague Emergency Medical Service said on Twitter soon after the blaze. Forty people were evacuated from the building. "We are treating seven people, of them three are in a serious condition". Prague mayor Adriana Krn...

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  • President is overweight and doesn't exercise, like most Americans
President is overweight and doesn't exercise, like most Americans

The only medications he is now taking are Propecia for male hair loss, one for Rosacea and a multivitamin, Jackson also confirmed. Jackson, who has served three presidents, described Trump as "very sharp" and "very articulate when he speaks to me".

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  • House Ethics Committee Member Accused Of Settling Harassment Claim
House Ethics Committee Member Accused Of Settling Harassment Claim

After filing a complaint past year alleging sexual harassment, the woman reached a confidential agreement with Meehan's office. "Sexually harassing a co-worker and using tax payer funds as a settlement proves he is no longer fit for office".

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  • Emmanuel Macron says United Kingdom could get 'special' deal with European Union after Brexit
Emmanuel Macron says United Kingdom could get 'special' deal with European Union after Brexit

He warns that there can be no "cherry picking" for the United Kingdom financial sector. But in function of the nature of the negotiation, you can have some deeper relations and some others. He dismissed suggestions that Britain could maintain full access to just some parts of the single market, such as in the financial sector. Is a passporting de...

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  • Duke Realty Corporation (DRE)- Stocks Showcasing Performance Assessment Rally
Duke Realty Corporation (DRE)- Stocks Showcasing Performance Assessment Rally

The Cohen & Steers Inc holds 6.27M shares with $180.61M value, down from 8.06M last quarter. STORE Capital Corporation is an internally managed net-lease real estate investment trust, or REIT, that is the leader in the acquisition, investment and management of Single Tenant Operational Real Estate, which is its target market and the inspiration f...

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  • President Trump has common form of heart disease
President Trump has common form of heart disease

He said he hadn't initially planned to administer the screening for neurological impairments, but did so at Trump's asking. Jackson said he's confident that Trump has a "very strong and a very probable possibility of making it completely through his presidency with no serious medical issues".

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  • Delhi plastic factory fire: Death toll rises to 10
Delhi plastic factory fire: Death toll rises to 10

However, Delhi Police put the number of casualties in the incident at 4. Mr Kejriwal also announced Rs one lakh each to those injured in the incident. It took more than five hours for 15 fire engines to douse the fire. The cause of the fire has yet to be ascertained. Moving through the lanes was also a challenge, said sources.

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  • Halep survives; Zverev bows out
Halep survives; Zverev bows out

I'm nearly dead", the Romanian said after finally edging across the finish line. "I think today she played the highest level in tennis, and her backhand was just too good sometimes". "After this match I think tomorrow is gonna be worse, but I just push, push myself, and we will see what's gonna happen ". After enduring a first set arm wrestl...

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  • India Makes 'Flawless' Launch Of Long-Range Missile
India Makes 'Flawless' Launch Of Long-Range Missile

The Agni-5 was launched from the Abdul Kalam Island, off the coast of Odisha, around 10 am on Thursday. The missile traveled 19 minutes and covered about 3,000 miles, said the report. The ballistic missile test, India's fifth, "poses a direct threat to China's security as well as a big challenge to the global efforts of nuclear-nonproliferation",...

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  • Canadians, rest of globe's view of US plummeting under Trump
Canadians, rest of globe's view of US plummeting under Trump

Secretary of Commerce, in the West Wing Lobby on Thursday, March 16, 2017, upon the Prime Minister's arrival to the White House. A new global survey suggests the world's impression of the United States is plummeting under President Donald Trump , with Canada registering the largest such decline of any country within the Western Hemisphere.

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  • 52 people killed in a bus fire in Kazakhstan
52 people killed in a bus fire in Kazakhstan

All of the victims were Uzbekistan citizens, officials said citing preliminary information. 52 people were burnt alive when a bus burst into flames. No cause for the fire was given, though a subsequent release from regional authorities said that most of the almost 200 vehicle fires previous year were because of electrical problems.

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  • 7 signs Cory Booker is getting ready to run for president
7 signs Cory Booker is getting ready to run for president

As we reported , during an Oval Office meeting with lawmakers last Thursday, Donald Trump reportedly referred to African countries and Haiti as "shithole countries" in a discussion about immigration. "I'm not going to get into all the details of a private meeting". Nielsen said she doesn't "specifically remember a categorization" of countries in...

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  • US Cancels Haitian Eligibility For Temp Worker Visas
US Cancels Haitian Eligibility For Temp Worker Visas

The visa decision follows recent moves by Trump's DHS to end protections for Haitians, Salvadorans , and Nicaraguans in the federal government's Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program, which allows foreigners impacted by armed conflicts or natural disasters to legally live and work in the United States.

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  • Christie ends term unpopular, but with legs left unbroken
Christie ends term unpopular, but with legs left unbroken

Murphy and supporters of the bill said women are often given lower offers than male counterparts for their first job, when they're more willing to accept any rate to become employed. Republican Chris Christie left the New Jersey governor's office with his popularity in tatters , but at least he didn't break a leg. Oliver ran with Murphy ...

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  • ICE Planning Potential Immigration Sweep, Prepare To Arrest 1500 People
ICE Planning Potential Immigration Sweep, Prepare To Arrest 1500 People

US immigration agents are planning to detain and deport more than 1,500 illegal immigrants in a massive California operation meant to send a clear message to the so-called sanctuary state, the Houston Chronicle reported Wednesday. "The head of ICE has made public statements that have helped make it more clear that ICE is not actually focusing o...

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