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Trump, Pence offer condolences over Marshall Co. High School shooting

Trump, Pence offer condolences over Marshall Co. High School shooting

Darnell noted that assault and attempted murder carry the same potential penalties, but said in the future the assault counts could be upgraded. Those charges were subject to change. "So when situat...

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Protocol Followed After Injury to Cam Newton

Protocol Followed After Injury to Cam Newton

As a result of a normal concussion evaluation, and after consultation by the team medical staff with all the independent personnel, Mr. Newton was cleared to return to the game once his eye injury was...

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Trudeau and Netanyahu hold unannounced meeting at World Economic Forum

Trudeau and Netanyahu hold unannounced meeting at World Economic Forum

On Wednesday, Netanyahu impressed upon Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and German Chancellor Angela Merkel Israel's ongoing objections to the JCPOA - the nuclear deal with Iran agreed to in Jul...

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'Field of Dreams' Owners Seek $15000 to Repair Damage Done by Vandal

'Field of Dreams' Owners Seek $15000 to Repair Damage Done by Vandal

Iowa's " Field of Dreams " has been hit by vandals who dug deep tracks with their vehicle in the middle of the baseball diamond and outfield. According to the GoFundMe page , the field's irrigation s...

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Congress non-committal on CPI-M's plans for impeachment motion against CJI

Congress non-committal on CPI-M's plans for impeachment motion against CJI

The CPI (M) general secretary, Sitaram Yechury , told reporters that the matter of impeachment was being discussed with other opposition parties. This controversy stems from an incident earlier thi...

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Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth Announces She Is Pregnant, Is Due in April

Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth Announces She Is Pregnant, Is Due in April

Tammy, a retired lieutenant colonel, lost both of her legs in the Iraq War when her helicopter was shot down. This means that she could soon become the first senator to give birth while in office....

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Martin O'Neill: Republic of Ireland boss signs contract extension to 2020

Martin O'Neill: Republic of Ireland boss signs contract extension to 2020

The Republic of Ireland boss responded: "You, just before we did our interview, you actually said to me "hard luck", just before we went on air". "I think all of those things taking into considerati...

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India is on course to become Dollars 5 trillion economy by 2025

India is on course to become Dollars 5 trillion economy by 2025

Isn't your comment a case of the pot calling the kettle black?" In his astounding speech at WEF 2018, PM Modi talked about the terrorism with the world's prominent delegates. "It seems globalisati...

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Evelina Children's Hospital declines £500k from Presidents Club

Evelina Children's Hospital declines £500k from Presidents Club

A spokesman for the club told Business Insider: "The trustees have decided that the Presidents Club will not host any further fundraising events". The charity has been rocked by claims its recent al...

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Rs 80K cr PSB recap bonds wont impact fiscal deficit: Finmin

Rs 80K cr PSB recap bonds wont impact fiscal deficit: Finmin

The government had in October announced a capital infusion plan into PSBs to the tune of Rs 2.11 lakh crore but it was not clear how much would be disbursed in this financial year. This capital infusi...

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Skepticism, worry amid preparation for Rohingya repatriation

Skepticism, worry amid preparation for Rohingya repatriation

The crisis erupted on August 25, 2017 following an attack by a Rohingya insurgent group that led to a violent response by the Myanmar Army in Rakhine state. Members of the mostly Muslim minority commu...

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Treasury targets North Korea again, sanctions illicit Chinese and Russian actors

Treasury targets North Korea again, sanctions illicit Chinese and Russian actors

The intensification of the USA -led campaign is a counterpoint to a thaw in relations between North and South Korea revolving around the North's participation in next month's Winter Olympics being hos...

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Help wanted: Vikings' Mike Zimmer seeking offensive coordinator, starting QB

Help wanted: Vikings' Mike Zimmer seeking offensive coordinator, starting QB

The season did not end how we all wanted with a Super Bowl , but with that one play, you changed the mindset of a whole state. That means Sam Bradford will be the No. Meanwhile, Bridgewater has al...

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Elton John to quit touring - after three-year global farewell tour

Elton John to quit touring - after three-year global farewell tour

The announcement of John's future was made at simultaneous press conferences, in Los Angeles and in NY, where John also performed two songs, Tiny Dancer and I'm Still Standing . coli infection in 2...

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Why Do Democrats Hate Israel?

Why Do Democrats Hate Israel?

The latest national survey by Pew Research Center , conducted January 10-15 among 1,503 adults, finds that 42% say Donald Trump is "striking the right balance" in the situation in the Middle East, ...

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Cecile Richards to Step Down as President of Planned Parenthood

Cecile Richards to Step Down as President of Planned Parenthood

Richards has headed the nation's largest abortion provider since 2006. In a statement emailed to CNBC, a spokeswoman for Planned Parenthood said , "Cecile plans to discuss 2018 and the next steps fo...

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Mother charged with murdering her son and daughter

Mother charged with murdering her son and daughter

A Gold Coast mother killed two of her vulnerable adult children for financial gain, before trying to claim more than AUD$100,000 in death benefits. Both siblings had disabilities and died after bein...

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'Untenable' - Bolton UKIP chief says party leader Henry Bolton must resign

'Untenable' - Bolton UKIP chief says party leader Henry Bolton must resign

It comes after Mr Bolton insisted he will not quit his role despite multiple resignations from senior figures in the party over his refusal to do so after details about his personal life were cast int...

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US Citizens Killed In Weekend Attack On Kabul Hotel, State Department Says

Four gunmen were also killed by Afghan security forces responding to the attack, he said. Ambassador Chaudhry highlighted the enormous opportunities in Pakistan for foreign investment and said that ...

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Naqeebullah killing: Police raid house of SSP Rao Anwar

Naqeebullah killing: Police raid house of SSP Rao Anwar

The decision was made during a jirga attended by members of the Mehsud tribe in Karachi on Monday. Earlier, Karachis East District police chief Sultan Khawaja said that police will register an FIR...

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Top Haqqani commander, 2 others killed in USA drone strike in Pak

Top Haqqani commander, 2 others killed in USA drone strike in Pak

The US embassy in Islamabad declined to comment. Two intelligence officials identified the slain militants as commander Ahsanullah and Nasir Mehsud. This is the second drone attack in the country's ...

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CHAN: Eagles Beat Equatorial Guinea To Reach Quarter-Finals

CHAN: Eagles Beat Equatorial Guinea To Reach Quarter-Finals

After a poor first-half, it was Rwanda who had more of the possession, but Libya who created more chances but neither side managed a shot on goal in the first-half. "It's an important game and we want...

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Aubameyang to Arsenal: Gunners hero Ray Parlour makes huge claim over transfer

Aubameyang to Arsenal: Gunners hero Ray Parlour makes huge claim over transfer

Borussia Dortmund are delaying the sale of Pierre Emerick Aubameyang to Arsenal over Olivier Giroud 's terms. Aubameyang's quality means he's still probably worth pursuing despite their simila...

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Shiv Sena signals exit from NDA, to contest all future elections alone

Shiv Sena signals exit from NDA, to contest all future elections alone

But in recent times the relations have turned soar. The Shiv Sena earlier today decided not to align with the BJP and go solo in the 2019 Lok Sabha and Maharashtra Assembly polls, declaring that...

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Mattis seeks closer ties with Indonesia, Vietnam in Asia trip

Mattis seeks closer ties with Indonesia, Vietnam in Asia trip

Ryacudu was hopeful that restrictions on Kopassus could be lifted. The special forces unit, known as Kopassus, has been accused of a range of human rights abuses, including killings and torture, mos...

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Possible man in pipe shuts down El Dorado water treatment plant

Possible man in pipe shuts down El Dorado water treatment plant

Deputies searched the area but have been unable to find the man. "It's a facility that transports cold, raw water, not a place you would just want to dip into ..." El Dorado Irrigation District sp...

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KILDARE WEATHER ALERT: Status Orange wind warning as Storm Georgina approaches

KILDARE WEATHER ALERT: Status Orange wind warning as Storm Georgina approaches

The wind warning was issued at midnight and ended at 5am today, while a storm yellow rainfall warning is still in place for Donegal , Galway , Leitrim , Mayo , Sligo and Clare . Strong winds wi...

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Intel tells users to stop installing its buggy Spectre patches

Intel tells users to stop installing its buggy Spectre patches

It added that the current update "may introduce higher than expected reboots and other unpredictable system behavior". However, the company is now advising its users against installing the patc...

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ESA's give parents school choice

ESA's give parents school choice

This bill would eventually lead to defunding public education, which will eliminate the "choice" by impoverishing hundreds of public schools nationwide, rendering them unfunctional. "And we're celebra...

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'Warthogs' to join air campaign in Afghanistan this month

'Warthogs' to join air campaign in Afghanistan this month

Gen. Jeffrey Harrigian, U.S. Air Forces Central Command commander. Afghanistan is the global leading producer of poppies, supplying about 80 percent of the world's opium. "A spokesman for the top ...

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Evacuees, scientists brace for eruption on Philippines' Mount Mayon

Evacuees, scientists brace for eruption on Philippines' Mount Mayon

Meanwhile, in a travel advisory yesterday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Singaporeans should defer non-essential travel to the volcano and nearby areas, due to a possible major eruption. Tues...

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Government shutdown: Senators expected to vote on spending bill

Government shutdown: Senators expected to vote on spending bill

Passage of this bill means the government should be reopening very quickly after this completely unnecessary shutdown. As of 4 p.m. with a vote of 81 to 18, the Senate voted to end the shutdown. Dem...

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EU removes 8 countries from tax blacklist

EU removes 8 countries from tax blacklist

The Ministry of Strategy and Finance announced on January 23 that the EU Economic and Financial Committee had made a decision to remove South Korea from its " tax haven blacklist". These reforms are ...

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Eagles open the trash talk by taking aim at 'pretty boy' Brady

Eagles open the trash talk by taking aim at 'pretty boy' Brady

As for Vikings quarterback Case Keenum , Shurmur said it was a matter of glaring mistakes, namely two first-half turnovers. We're not anxious about what's in front of us. But again, the Eagles needed...

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Unemployment Plummets in California, Two Other States

Unemployment Plummets in California, Two Other States

According to records from ODJFS, the unemployment rate from November was the lowest since October 2000, when the unemployment estimate was at 3.6 percent. Last month, 50,196 people were unemployed. ...

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Duckworth announces she is pregnant with her second child

Duckworth announces she is pregnant with her second child

Duckworth is pregnant with her second child, she told Lynn Sweet of the Chicago-Sun Times. Duckworth's 3-year-old daughter, Abigail, was born while Duckworth was serving in the House of Representa...

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Nunes memo permitted to be disseminated

Nunes memo permitted to be disseminated

Devin Nunes that alleges Federal Bureau of Investigation abuses of surveillance laws to be released if the House Intelligence Committee approves it being declassified, a person familiar with the ...

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May slaps down Johnson over NHS funds demand

May slaps down Johnson over NHS funds demand

The chancellor dismissed demands from the foreign secretary for an extra £100 million a week for the NHS . "I gave the Health Secretary an extra £6bn at the recent Budget and we'll look at depart...

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Palestinians slam Pence speech in Israel as 'gift to extremists'

Palestinians slam Pence speech in Israel as 'gift to extremists'

Netanyahu called Pence "a great friend of Israel " and said there was "no alternative for American leadership" in the peace process. Pence said he had received no blowback from world leaders over T...

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School bus full of children slides down icy street in MA

School bus full of children slides down icy street in MA

Main roads had been treated, but side roads - such as the one where the crash occurred - had not yet been reached by highway officials when the school bus careered into the vehicle. The bus took out a...

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