• Orly airport: France launches terror investigation
Orly airport: France launches terror investigation

The attacker assaulted a patrol of three soldiers including a woman, who he wrestled to the ground as he tried to grab her weapon at the airport, French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said. Ziyed Ben Belgacem's blood alcohol level were also found to be at almost twice the legal limit for driving in France. Budget airline easyJet said in a s...

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  • Hundreds Of 9/11 Families And First Responders Have Sued Saudi Arabia
Hundreds Of 9/11 Families And First Responders Have Sued Saudi Arabia

The suit filed in federal court in the Southern District of New York, in Manhattan, is being handled by Kreindler & Kreindler in New York City, an aviation law firm that has been working with the families for the last 16 years. It was initially vetoed by President Obama, who said it could hurt United States partnerships around the world. "It is...

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  • Syrian army says battling ex-al Qaeda fighters in Damascus suburb
Syrian army says battling ex-al Qaeda fighters in Damascus suburb

It appeared to be an attempt by al Qaida's affiliate to mount sophisticated attacks against high-value targets to portray itself as the main force capable of fighting the government. Lebanon's Al-Manar TV run by the militant Hezbollah group, which is fighting along Assad's forces, reported that members of the elite Republican Guards took part in a ...

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  • Sturgeon ready to discuss the date of the referendum
Sturgeon ready to discuss the date of the referendum

The Federation of Small Businesses in Scotland conducted a poll among 440 of its members in May 2016 showing that more than half (57%) of small business owners felt the country should not hold a second referendum. Scotland voted against independence by 55 percent in September 2014, but the campaign left the unionist camp politically divided while...

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  • German Chancellor and Japan's PM defend free trade
German Chancellor and Japan's PM defend free trade

Reflecting concerns over rising protectionist sentiment in the United States and elsewhere, Abe said Japan and France wanted to continue to be "champions of free trade " and said an agreement on a free-trade pact with the European Union would send an important message.

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  • Death toll rises as ISIS uses Mosul residents as shields
Death toll rises as ISIS uses Mosul residents as shields

Majority were women and children. Lise Grande, the humanitarian coordinator in Iraq, said that the use of explosives in the densely populated Old City is likely to cause extensive damage. Federal police troops have advanced past the train station in western Mosul closer to the mosque. Their resistance is weakening. Iraqi forces backed by an glo...

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  • Intel documents offer no evidence of spying on Trump Tower
Intel documents offer no evidence of spying on Trump Tower

The top lawmakers on the House and Senate Intelligence committees last week said there was no proof thus far that Trump Tower had been wiretapped by Obama, which Trump alleged earlier this month in a series of tweets and has continued to allege.

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  • Benjamin Netanyahu Says Israeli Strike in Syria Aimed At Hezbollah
Benjamin Netanyahu Says Israeli Strike in Syria Aimed At Hezbollah

Ambassador Gary Koren was called in by Russia's Foreign Ministry on Friday after news about the strike emerged, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov told the media on Monday, confirming earlier media reports. Syria's air defence forces fired anti-aircraft missiles at the Israeli jets as they returned from the mission. Israel and Syria...

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  • Jewelry Evidence Helps Police ID North Korean's Body
Jewelry Evidence Helps Police ID North Korean's Body

Two women smeared what Malaysian authorities say was VX nerve agent on his face. Zahid also said 50 North Korean workers in Sarawak would be deported because their work visas have expired, explaining that they are among more than 170 North Koreans working in mines in the Borneo state, in a government-to-government arrangement.

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  • MA gas prices rise slightly
MA gas prices rise slightly

The Houston-area average for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline still rose almost half a cent in the last week up to $2.08, while the national average remains at $2.29, according to GasBuddy, which tracks fuel prices and refining activity.

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  • Daesh commander of Mosul's Old City killed
Daesh commander of Mosul's Old City killed

Iraqi government forces say they have killed the Isis commander of Mosul's Old City as they attempt to regain a key bridge crossing the Tigris River. Deepening the disenchantment of Iraq's Sunnis would only further alienate them and risk worsening the country's security problems and even bring the emergence of even more hardline Sunni groups once...

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  • 130-Day Manipur Blockade Lifted After Government Meets Naga Leaders
130-Day Manipur Blockade Lifted After Government Meets Naga Leaders

The blockade was imposed by the UNC on November 1 to protest against the creation of seven new districts by erstwhile O Ibobi Singh-led Congress government in the state. While Trivendra Singh Rawat took charge as Uttarakhand Chief Minister, former Defence Minister Manohar Parrikart also won a vote of trust in Goa and now in what could be the final ...

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  • Israel threatens to destroy Syrian air defenses if attacked again
Israel threatens to destroy Syrian air defenses if attacked again

Syrian state television later said an Israeli jet was hit, a claim Israel denied. "Netanyahu crawled to Moscow to pleaded with Putin because he fears ISIS's defeat, which is a failure for him and a victory for the Axis of Resistance", Nasrallah said, in reference to a group of Shia/Shiite powers that includes Hezbollah , Hamas, Syria , Iran and I...

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  • Celebs, social media stars raise $1 million for Somalis facing starvation
Celebs, social media stars raise $1 million for Somalis facing starvation

Stiller and the rest of his teammates on this inspiring escapade - including social justice advocate Chakabars Clarke, YouTuber Casey Neistat , Vine star Jérôme Jarre , YouTube's Juanpa Zurita , football player Colin Kaepernick , and more - shared videos on social media asking Turkish Airlines to help with this shipment that could provide "imme...

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  • Evening Standard names Osborne editor
Evening Standard names Osborne editor

The announcement of George Osborne as editor has been met with widespread incredulity and a barrage of accusations that his position as an MP would prevent him from carrying out the role with impartiality. If it is, we'll support them. Osborne famously failed to get on The Times trainee scheme back in 1993. "Osborne has shown total contempt for...

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  • Syrian rebels, families begin leaving Homs district in deal with govt
Syrian rebels, families begin leaving Homs district in deal with govt

Green government buses ferried the fighters, who were carrying assault rifles, and their families from the northern al-Waer neighborhood to Homs' western entrance, where they disembarked and had some of their bags searched under the supervision of Syrian and Russian military police.

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  • Somali Force, Pirates Exchange Gunfire
Somali Force, Pirates Exchange Gunfire

In their heyday in 2011, Somali pirates launched 237 attacks off the coast of Somalia, according to data from the International Maritime Bureau, and held hundreds of hostages. Nur, the local elder, said that young fishermen including former pirates have hijacked the ship. They don't normally kill hostages unless they come under attack.

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  • Nicola Sturgeon refuses to rule out 'unofficial' referendum
Nicola Sturgeon refuses to rule out 'unofficial' referendum

LONDON-British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday rejected a call for a referendum on Scottish independence before Britain leaves the European Union - a move condemned as a "democratic outrage" by Scotland's nationalist leader. "It is a union between all of our citizens, whoever we are and wherever we're from". Asked a fourth time by host J...

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  • Tillerson: State Department spending levels 'unsustainable'
Tillerson: State Department spending levels 'unsustainable'

Acting State Department spokesman Mark Toner said in a phone briefing with reporters on Tuesday that the agency was considering "having a seat available" on Tillerson's aircraft. She was also briefly part of the team that covered the 2016 election campaign for Reuters . The White House proposal to cut the core State Department and US Agency fo...

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  • Somali refugees fleeing Yemen war killed in Red Sea air strike
Somali refugees fleeing Yemen war killed in Red Sea air strike

A Yemeni medical official in Hodeida said only 14 bodies had arrived so far, adding that women were among the dead. Some survivors said they believed they. SABA didn't say who carried out the strike. Most of Marib is under the control of forces loyal to President Abd Rabbu Mansour al-Hadi. The coalition has always been accused of civilian c...

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  • Secretary of State Tillerson used e-mail alias as Exxon CEO
Secretary of State Tillerson used e-mail alias as Exxon CEO

To date, Jeffers said , Exxon has turned over to the New York AG's office over 2.5 million pages of documents and is ready to respond to the alias email letter in a filing with the overseeing court. The filing comes in a protracted legal dispute in which Exxon seeks to derail probes by NY and MA into whether the company misled investors for year...

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  • (NASDAQ:DRYS), Penn West Petroleum Ltd (USA) (NYSE:PWE)
(NASDAQ:DRYS), Penn West Petroleum Ltd (USA) (NYSE:PWE)

The Low Price target projection by analysts is $2.03 and the Mean Price Target is $2.22. Investors expected a price target of -0.07 for this quarter. Thus the company showed an Earnings Surprise of -214.3 Percent. Penn West Petroleum Ltd. (Penn West) is an exploration and production company. Extending back, their 50-Day Simple Moving Average is...

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  • How The US Deploying Troops To Syria Fits In The Wider Conflict
How The US Deploying Troops To Syria Fits In The Wider Conflict

There are already in Syria about 500 U.S. Special Operations forces operating alongside the SDF, in addition to about 250 Rangers and 200 Marines. The deployment would be into the western regions of the state, and the troops would not, at least initially, be used in an active combat role, according to the news outlet.

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  • Trump wants billions to build a border wall and ramp up deportations
Trump wants billions to build a border wall and ramp up deportations

Mulvaney said a more-detailed budget in May would request money beyond fiscal 2018. Various estimates put the cost for the 30-foot (nine-meter) wall at between United States dollars 8 billion and USD 40 billion. But Mulvaney said that's partly because the administration is still deciding what it wants its wall to consist of. The proposed budget...

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  • Trump to review Obama-era fuel efficiency standards
Trump to review Obama-era fuel efficiency standards

Trump said revising fuel economy targets could help keep and protect U.S auto industry jobs. We are going to be fair. Take for example, the Trump administration's announcement that it is open to rolling back President Obama's fuel efficiency standards for cars.

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  • McCain Corners Trump Over Obama Wiretapping Claim
McCain Corners Trump Over Obama Wiretapping Claim

It is not the first time Nunes has stated that there is no evidence to suggest that Trump was wiretapped . But press secretary Sean Spicer mentioned that Trump's "wiretapping" accusation could have meant broader surveillance activities not limited to a physical wiretap at Trump Tower and that it was conducted by the Obama administrat...

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  • Stade Francais strike over merger
Stade Francais strike over merger

Between them the two clubs have won 20 French rugby titles, Racing 92 winning their sixth last season and Stade Francais claiming a 14th title in 2015. The clubs will "pool resources" though fine details, such as a stadium plan and coaching team have yet to be finalised in what is bound to be a turbulent off-season.

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  • Syrian children suffered the worst war-related violations in 2016
Syrian children suffered the worst war-related violations in 2016

The conflict Syria enters its sixth year this Wednesday and there seems to be no relief in sight for the youngest victims of this protracted civil war. UNICEF warned that social and medical services are continuing to deteriorate, forcing many children into "child labor, early marriage, and combat".

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  • SA power plan released - 16-Mar
SA power plan released - 16-Mar

The company revealed that its New South Wales operations faced a 20% to 25% increase in gas prices and 50% in electricity costs within the next 12 months and said uncertainty in supply and expected increases impacted worldwide competitiveness and curtailed Australian expansion.

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  • Elections in the Netherlands: Explainer
Elections in the Netherlands: Explainer

Rutte said: "There will not be a Quran police". He acknowledged that the country's elections were being closely watched amid concerns about the rise of far-right and populist parties in Europe with other national elections due later in the year.

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  • Virginia joins lawsuit against revised travel ban
Virginia joins lawsuit against revised travel ban

Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson, joined in his lawsuit by heavily Democratic California, Maryland, Massachusetts , New York and OR, asked for a hearing with a federal judge in Seattle before the administration plans to implement the ban Thursday on new visas for people from six predominantly Muslim nations.

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  • Parrikar resigns as Defence Minister, likely to be Goa CM
Parrikar resigns as Defence Minister, likely to be Goa CM

The Sarkaria Commission, which studied Centre-state relations in the 1980s, held a similar view. "Governor's new role, first certify the majority of party who appoints them, later invite their leader to form government". "The BJP has been involved in horse-trading, promising sums, ministries, corporations and SUVs to the non-BJP MLAs to get their...

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  • Biren Singh Elected As BJP's Legislature Party Leader In Manipur
Biren Singh Elected As BJP's Legislature Party Leader In Manipur

Many Congress leaders, including the party's Rajya Sabha chief whip Satyavrat Chatur-vedi, criticised the delay in garnering support from other MLAs in Goa, where it lost out to the BJP in the race to form the government despite being the 'single largest party.

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  • Child in need of heart transplant escorted through storm
Child in need of heart transplant escorted through storm

National Weather Service storm warnings last into Tuesday night across eastern Pennsylvania. She said snow is expected to snarl morning commutes Tuesday morning. The restrictions on speed and types of vehicles allowed on some of Pennsylvania's interstate highways and expressways have been lifted as snow storm Stella eases and moves eastward.

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  • BBC interviewee interrupted by own children responds to racism row
BBC interviewee interrupted by own children responds to racism row

She was in a hippity-hoppity mood that day because of a school party. The American academic was talking from his apartment in Busan, South Korea, to BBC World News via Skype last Friday, when his four-year-old daughter Marion opened the door to her dad's office.

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  • 3 soldiers killed as Iraqi forces battle Daesh in Mosul
3 soldiers killed as Iraqi forces battle Daesh in Mosul

ISIS fighters snipe at Iraqi forces who are pushing into Mosul's Old City, which is one of the extremists' last strongholds. The few thousand militants still fighting in southern Mosul are outnumbered by a 100,000-strong array of Iraqi forces.

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  • IN unemployment stays at 4 percent
IN unemployment stays at 4 percent

Charlotte's rate: 5.8 percent in January, 5 percent in December and 5.6 percent a year ago. Indiana's total labor force stands at over 3.3 million and the state's 64.2 percent labor force participation rate remains above the national rate of 62.9 percent.

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  • David Taylor jailed for murdering Bali policeman
David Taylor jailed for murdering Bali policeman

Taylor then became involved in a confrontation with on-duty Sudarsa when he accused him of stealing Connor's handbag and of being a fake policeman. Connor, 46, who was jailed for four years, had denied playing any role in the death, claiming she was there to separate the men when they fought.

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  • Vancouver Jewish Community Centre receives second bomb threat in a week
Vancouver Jewish Community Centre receives second bomb threat in a week

Last week's threat involved an email message, and that incident is still under investigation. Police blocked off the entrance at 10:30 a.m.as they investigated the threat. State Police are now on the scene and working in partnership with local authorities, including the Brighton Police Department. It was not the first threat for the Louis S.

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  • Hadwin grabs four-shot lead at Valspar
Hadwin grabs four-shot lead at Valspar

This was the UCLA's product second start of the season - T48 four weeks ago at the AT&T Pro-Am - and just his third in the last two-and-a-quarter years (76th- and last-place finish at the OHL Classic in November 2014). Cantlay pulled within a shot of the leader when he holed from 20 feet at the 14th, but he could not get up and down from sand at th...

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  • Russian ambassador to United Nations died of heart attack, officials say
Russian ambassador to United Nations died of heart attack, officials say

Churkin died last month, after collapsing in his office on February 20. The Russian Ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin died of a heart attack, with no signs of foul play, a senior official said here. "I have just returned to NY and have learned with shock and sadness of the news on the sudden passing of Ambassador Vitaly Ivanovich Churkin, who w...

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  • Police close German shopping centre over potential terror threat
Police close German shopping centre over potential terror threat

Police officers and vans surrounded the mall - one of the biggest in Germany - Saturday afternoon, Reuters reported. Armed police and vans surrounded the shopping center , which is one of Germany's largest with nearly 200 stores. Essen police said they were questioning a man and had searched his apartment in nearby Oberhausen. The spokesm...

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  • Canadian judge who told rape victim to keep her
Canadian judge who told rape victim to keep her "knees together" resigns

At the end of the trial, Camp acquitted Wagar. During the trial in June 2014, Camp commented to the survivor, "Why couldn't you just keep your knees together?" "Justice Camp's misconduct was the product of ignorance, not animus". The man was found not guilty a second time , which Camp said contributed to his claim that he deserved a second cha...

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  • Video posted of Kim Jong-Nam's son in hiding after killing
Video posted of Kim Jong-Nam's son in hiding after killing

There is some confusion over whether the man, who identifies himself as Kim Han-sol, is who he says he is, though he does bear a strong resemblance to the Kim Han-sol interviewed in 2012 by former Finnish defense minister Elisabeth Rehn. Some of the video has been censored, and he holds up his North Korean passport to verify his identity. That's pr...

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  • Fukushima families 'forced to return to abandoned homes'
Fukushima families 'forced to return to abandoned homes'

However, after the area was evacuated, wild boars moved in from the surrounding hills and forests. There has been a 20-kilometer exclusion zone around the Fukushima nuclear plant since the disaster. In the nearby town of Tomioka, hunter Shoichiro Sakamoto leads a team of 13 assigned to catch and kill the wild boars with air rifles. But perhaps ...

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  • Pope Open to Considering Married Men as Priests in Catholic Church
Pope Open to Considering Married Men as Priests in Catholic Church

It is no secret that the Catholic church is built on strong, "unchangeable" principles such as celibacy amongst priests and only ordaining young, single men. In 2016, there were about 37,000 priests, compared to 58,000 in 1965, according to Georgetown's Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate. Priests from other sects of Christianity, such as...

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  • Spicer says WikiLeaks, email hacks not the same
Spicer says WikiLeaks, email hacks not the same

White House press secretary Sean Spicer wrongly claimed Wednesday that a Fox News reporter had his phones tapped while Barack Obama was president. The back-and-forth comes almost one week after Trump tweeted , without evidence, that former President Barack Obama had ordered the wiretapping of phones in Trump Tower before the election - an action...

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  • At least 5 injured in 'rampage' axe attack in Germany
At least 5 injured in 'rampage' axe attack in Germany

Anti-terror police cordoned off Central Station station in Dusseldorf, Germany after reports of the attack. Counter-terrorism police were reportedly dispatched to the scene and were able to arrest two people. German authorities have been on the alert for terror attacks, especially since an attack claimed by the Islamic State group in December w...

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  • CONCACAF announce full Gold Cup schedule
CONCACAF announce full Gold Cup schedule

Group A: Honduras, Costa Rica, French Guiana, Canada. On Tuesday the rest of the draw was completed, and the USA will play Panama in Nashville, Martinique in Tampa Bay and Haiti or Nicaragua in Cleveland. "Obviously we'll wait to see who the third team will be, but regardless we know we will need to be prepared". The Philadelphia quarterfinal w...

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  • Justin Trudeau's Wife Wants to Celebrate Men This Women's Day
Justin Trudeau's Wife Wants to Celebrate Men This Women's Day

She asked people to "celebrate the boys and men in our lives who encourage us to be who we truly are, who treat girls & women with respect" on 8 March. "This seems to really miss the whole point", wrote a user named Kristina Kurth Benoit. A conservative MP Michelle Rempel tweeted "I've never had to have my hand held" and suggested instead ...

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