• Vehicle ramming attack kills two Israelis in West Bank

    Vehicle ramming attack kills two Israelis in West Bank

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    Israel Defense Forces (IDF) spokesman Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus confirmed that the ramming attack was deliberate and that the driver is now being questioned. The Israeli military said the soldiers had been securing routes near the settlement of Mevo Dotan. Palestinians maintain that East Jerusalem must become the capital of a future Palestinian state in any future peace agreement with Israel, while Israel considers the whole of Jerusalem to be part of its territory.
  • OPEC says U.S. oil production to rise again in 2018

    OPEC says U.S. oil production to rise again in 2018

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    West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $61.05 a barrel at 0129 GMT, up 9 cents, or 0.15 percent, from their previous close. Year-to-date, the ORB was 23.4%, or $12.37, higher than seen in the same period a year earlier , at $65.25/b.
  • Paralympics: Polish skier Sikorski wins bronze in giant slalom

    Paralympics: Polish skier Sikorski wins bronze in giant slalom

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    Thus, the Ukrainian Paralympic team has 15 awards in the overall medal standings: five gold, four silver and six bronze medals. "I think any athlete should give any sport a go". In wheelchair curling , Canada had a very impressive come from behind 8-5 win over China. There may be one player having a bad game, but we know how to pick each other up.
  • Cloudy, windy, chance of scattered snow showers today and tonight

    Cloudy, windy, chance of scattered snow showers today and tonight

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    Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 26. West wind 5 to 15 miles per hour. Night: Variably cloudy with a 20 percent chance for snow showers. Winds could gust as high as 20 miles per hour. Night: Cloudy with steadier snow diminishing to snow showers. Today Sunny, with a high near 73. Thursday , skies will be sunny with a high near 69, and a south southwest wind of 5 to 8 miles per hour, the weather service said.
  • Will analyse bypoll results: UP Deputy CM

    Will analyse bypoll results: UP Deputy CM

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    It is clear from the results that people are extremely angry towards the BJP . As for UP, he said the Congress is keen on rebuilding in Uttar Pradesh , but that will not happen overnight. When the BSP made a decision to back the SP candidates and put its cadres at work for winning the elections, the Congress did not pull out its candidates or followed suit to rally behind the SP candidates.
  • White House promises quick tariff decision

    White House promises quick tariff decision

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    President TrumpDonald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth Woman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by Russians Shulkin says he has White House approval to root out "subversion" at VA MORE's import tariffs on metal and the possibility of retaliation from other nations has reportedly caused some fund managers to reduce their holdings of domestic stock and consider worldwide opportunities.
  • Charter bus carrying plunges into Alabama ravine; injuries reported

    Charter bus carrying plunges into Alabama ravine; injuries reported

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    A tour bus carrying students returning to Houston from a school trip plunged into a ravine off an interstate in Alabama . Those who were injured were taken to hospitals in Alabama and Florida. Authorities confirmed the driver had died, while one person was in a critical condition and at least five others were seriously injured. Norman Haynes of Victoria, Texas, said his daughter, 18-year-old trumpet player Makena Campa, was headed home on the bus with her mother.
  • Turkey forces 'encircle' Kurdish-controlled centre of Afrin

    Turkey forces 'encircle' Kurdish-controlled centre of Afrin

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    The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Tuesday that the evacuations are expected to begin "within hours" under United Nations supervision. If the agreement remained intact, hundreds would "all be evacuated in batches for treatment, some in Damascus and some outside of Syria", said Yasser Delwan, a political official with Jaish al-Islam.
  • The gerrymandering fight looming over Pennsylvania's special election

    The gerrymandering fight looming over Pennsylvania's special election

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    Democrats can win over a good number of these voters by nominating candidates who fit their district, rather than those who pass every progressive litmus test. He resigned last fall. Saccone is also a former Air Force Officer and civilian employee with the U.S. Army in Iraq, and highlights a diplomatic mission to North Korea in the early 2000s as one of the high points of his career.
  • Facts on prototypes of Trump's border wall

    Facts on prototypes of Trump's border wall

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    The state's Democratic governor, Jerry Brown , suggested Trump visit a railway construction site during his trip instead of prototypes for a barrier along the Mexican border, saying the state's focus is "on building bridges, not walls". "We have to have a couple of disagreements before we get there". "He would be welcome as our president if he stopped his racism". "This guy is going to get impeached".
  • BJP getting widespread support from people: CM Yogi on UP bypolls

    BJP getting widespread support from people: CM Yogi on UP bypolls

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    Rai, also Lok Sabha MP from Ujjiarpur, allegedly said that "if the RJD candidate Sarfaraj Alam wins the poll, Araria would become a hub of ISI [Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence]". Voter turn-out in the polls that began at 7 a.m., was less in the first two hours in both the constituencies, the officials said. "The state recorded an overall polling of 42 per cent in the two seats", Joint Chief Election Officer R C Rai said.
  • Saudi Crown Prince Will Visit Trump at the White House Next Week

    Saudi Crown Prince Will Visit Trump at the White House Next Week

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    Reports said the high-profile detainees, including bin Talal, were even subjected to torture in detention. Cities including London and NY have for months been vying to be awarded the deal, but Saudi Arabia's energy minister, Khalid al-Falih, last week said that the company was too important to risk a transaction in the U.S., because of litigation concerns that could stem from existing lawsuits against other oil firms for their role in climate change.
  • Stormy Daniels offers to pay back $130000 for freedom to speak

    Stormy Daniels offers to pay back $130000 for freedom to speak

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    The New York Times reports that Daniels' lawyer sent a letter to Trump's personal attorney early Monday indicating that Daniels would "wire the money into an account of Mr. The lawsuit claimed the "hush agreement" that was signed days before the 2016 presidential election is legally invalid because it was only signed by Clifford and Cohen and not by Trump.It refers to Trump as David Dennison and Clifford as Peggy Peterson, but an attached exhibit details their true identities.
  • European Union pressing United Kingdom to speed up Brexit negotiations

    European Union pressing United Kingdom to speed up Brexit negotiations

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    Many saw the speech as a clarification of London's position on the future EU-Britain relationship, but Juncker's Wednesday statements indicate that speeches will not take the place of signed agreements. In the European Union, the hardest hit sectors would be automotive, agriculture and food and drinks, chemicals and plastics, consumer goods and industrials, the report said.
  • Rajya Sabha polls 2018: Full list of candidates

    Rajya Sabha polls 2018: Full list of candidates

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    Union minister Prakash Javadekar and sitting Rajya Sabha members Anil Desai ( Shiv Sena ) and Vandana Chavan (NCP) filed their papers last week. Meanwhile, the BJP has named two-time independent member of the Rajya Sabha from the State and media entrepreneur Rajeev Chandrashekar as the party's sole candidate.
  • Death penalty for drug dealers? Count Trump in

    Death penalty for drug dealers? Count Trump in

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    Known as the Central Park Five, the youths were later cleared of any wrongdoing, but Trump continued to publicly assert their guilt and offered no apology for wrongly calling for their execution, even as recently as during the 2016 presidential election.
  • PPP announces support for Sadiq Sanjrani for Senate chairman

    PPP announces support for Sadiq Sanjrani for Senate chairman

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    He said the party has made a decision to back Sadiq Sanjrani for the office of Senate chairman and field Saleem Mandviwalla for deputy chairman. Hailing from the Sanjrani tribe, mainly based in the remote Chagai district which borders Afghanistan and Iran, the newly-elected chairman - who has just turned 40 - is also the youngest chairman of the Upper House.
  • OU Is In, OSU Is Out Of NCAA Basketball Tournament

    OU Is In, OSU Is Out Of NCAA Basketball Tournament

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    Junior guard Aaron Holiday has carried the team all season long, and will continue to do so Tuesday when the Bruins take on St. Bonventure (25-7) as the two teams compete to become the last four programs added into the round of 64. Tuesday when Florida Gulf Coast comes to Stillwater. "We understand that there probably were some things that we could have controlled better over the course of the season", Boynton said.
  • China says trade war with USA will hurt global economy

    China says trade war with USA will hurt global economy

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    China, however, wants to prevent the trade conflict with Washington from escalating, with the Asian power eager to build good political relations with the United States, sources close to the matter said. Trump "clarity" on tariff not what EU was looking for Hours after European Union (EU) trade chief Cecilia Malmstrom said she had "no immediate clarity" on whether the bloc will be let off the hook from planned USA tariffs, Trump laid down his conditions and repeated a threat if they're not ...
  • Laying focus on solar power, ISA members pledge to create more jobs

    Laying focus on solar power, ISA members pledge to create more jobs

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    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for a unified effort for promoting solar energy and said the Alliance would help to achieve greater global energy security. Trump announced a year ago he would withdraw the US from the Paris climate accord. He lauded India's solar commitments that has 20 GW installed solar capacity - one of the fastest growing in the world.
  • Bihar bypolls: Voting underway for Araria Lok Sabha seat, 2 assembly seats

    Bihar bypolls: Voting underway for Araria Lok Sabha seat, 2 assembly seats

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    Nayak. While RJD fielded Sarfaraz Alam, BJP gave ticket to Pradeep Kumar Singh, who was local MP from 2009 to 2014, but lost to Alam's father late Mohammed Taslimuddin of RJD in 2014. Mohan's main opponent is JD (U)'s Abhiram Sharma who had won the seat in the 2010 Assembly polls. In Bhabhua, Shambhu Singh Patel of Congress is locked in a tough contest with BJP's Rinky Rani, the widow of BJP legislator Anand Bhushan Pandey who held the seat.
  • USC Basketball falls to Arizona in Pac-12 Tournament final

    USC Basketball falls to Arizona in Pac-12 Tournament final

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    The 7-foot-1 freshman will likely match up with USC's Chimezie Metu in the conference tournament finale. Ayton alone is a major challenge to handle, but with the Wildcats adding another 7-footer into the fold with Dusan Ristic , they can look unstoppable at times .
  • China claims credit for N Korea talks

    China claims credit for N Korea talks

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    The easing in the Korean Peninsula conflict shows that China's "suspension-for-suspension" plan has worked, Yi said. South Korea has said the North has indicated it is prepared to give up its nuclear weapons programme - a defining feature of its politics for decades - if the U.S.
  • CPIM hid skeletons in govt quarter septic tanks in Tripura: BJP leader

    CPIM hid skeletons in govt quarter septic tanks in Tripura: BJP leader

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    She also said her government would extend support and cooperation for the implementation of all projects involving Bangladesh and Tripura, he said. However, this time the venue was the historic Assam Rifles ground - where Indira Gandhi, then prime minister, announced the conferment of statehood to Tripura on January 21, 1972.
  • Why The #MeToo Movement Is Giving International Women's Day a Boost

    Why The #MeToo Movement Is Giving International Women's Day a Boost

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    Though there is some conflict regarding the origin of International Women's Day , scholars generally associate it with the 1907 march of New York's textile workers. In her message for the Day, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women explained that this year's theme captured the life of the women activists whose passion and commitment had brought change over generations and won women's rights.
  • Trump's military parade, minus the tanks, set for Veterans Day

    Trump's military parade, minus the tanks, set for Veterans Day

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    And formations donning "period uniforms" may be utilized to "represent veterans from previous wars", the letter said. The White House budget director recently told Congress the cost to taxpayers could be $10 million to $30 million. " The memo says the parade will integrate with the annual DC Veterans Day parade and focus on the contributions of USA veterans from the Revolutionary War to today 'with an emphasis on the price of freedom, '" CNN reported .
  • Cartoons: Will Trump's tariffs launch a trade war?

    Cartoons: Will Trump's tariffs launch a trade war?

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    Canada supplies more than a sixth of all the steel that the USA uses and more than 40 per cent of its aluminum. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the US wants to negotiate exemptions for the tariffs before they take effect in two weeks, as pressure grows from allies who are threatening retaliation if the duties are applied to them.
  • Jaipur's Jain community welcomes Apex Court's verdict on euthanasia and living will

    Jaipur's Jain community welcomes Apex Court's verdict on euthanasia and living will

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    After nearly two years of that, on February 15th, 2016 thecentreopined that it is a deliberate issue and the five judges bench led by the Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra heard the argument and reversed the previous verdict. "However, it should be given effect to only after being fully satisfied that the executor is terminally ill and is undergoing prolonged treatment or is surviving on life support and that the illness of the executor is incurable or there is no hope of him/her being ...
  • SIT arrests Naveen Kumar in Gauri Lankesh murder case

    SIT arrests Naveen Kumar in Gauri Lankesh murder case

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    She was shot dead outside her residence in Bengaluru's Rajarajeshwarinagar on September 5, 2017. The SIT had Naveen ride a bicycle in its guardianship. "Lankesh in the city previous year". The SIT is expected to take Kumar to places he is suspected to have visited as part of the conspiracy. After going through the murder cases of Narendra Dabholkar, Govind Pansare and M M Kalburgi, the bullets used to kill Gauri match only with the one used in the killing of Kalburgi.
  • Gunman takes hostages at California vets home

    Gunman takes hostages at California vets home

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    An Army veteran says he has sent out alerts for residents of the largest veterans home in the U.S.to stay in place after a gunman took three people hostage. Teenagers from Justin-Siena High School who had been rehearsing in the theater drove themselves out in a line of cars Friday afternoon. Gunman takes hostages at Yountville veterans home At a press conference officials confirmed that gunshots were exchanged between deputies and the suspected gunman.
  • Celebrate International Women's Day with these beauty brands

    Celebrate International Women's Day with these beauty brands

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    Six all-female crews will operate 16 easyJet flights on Thursday - consisting of a captain, first officer and four cabin crew - between London, Bologna, Rome, Milan, Barcelona, Amsterdam and Agadir. And as for the supervisorial and managerial roles, over 20% within Emirates are occupied by women . Air India would be operating a wide range of narrow-body aeroplanes for domestic and global flights with female pilots giving a salute to the women power, as informed by the Airline in one of ...
  • Why a federal judge is offering Twitter advice to Trump

    Why a federal judge is offering Twitter advice to Trump

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    The suit was filed past year by the Knight First Amendment Institute along with seven individuals who have been blocked by Trump on Twitter . Buchwald appeared skeptical of that argument, noting that the Twitter blocks can affect users beyond just those who are blocked.
  • 7.1 quake strikes near Papua New Guinea

    7.1 quake strikes near Papua New Guinea

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    The nation was hit with the powerful quake on February 26, and it was followed by very strong aftershocks. At least 55 people have been confirmed dead, while authorities fear that the death toll could exceed 100. Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol personally conveyed the President's condolences to Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill, according to the DFA.