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Egyptian Air Forces Hit Militant Targets in Sinai Peninsula

Egyptian Air Forces Hit Militant Targets in Sinai Peninsula

Egypt army launches a major operation in central and North Sinai to fight terrorism announced on Friday the Armed Forces spokesperson. "The armed forces calls upon the Egyptian people in all part...

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Trump signs USA spending bill ending government shutdown

Trump signs USA spending bill ending government shutdown

File image of USA president Donald Trump . The House narrowly passed the budget accord in the pre-dawn hours, ending a brief government shutdown and clearing a path for huge spending increases fo...

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Japan public grade school under fire over Armani uniform

Japan public grade school under fire over Armani uniform

The issue has now been brought up before the local education board which was first informed of the plan previous year. Finance Minister Taro Aso agreed that it could "be severe if a student cannot a...

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What Trump didn't say in his State of the Union speech | Letters

What Trump didn't say in his State of the Union speech | Letters

That wasn't a first, though, as the network's ratings have consistently beaten other cable providers' during the event. Plus, injustice in America: It's not just the police, it's also the prosecut...

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US Senate Passes Budget Bill

US Senate Passes Budget Bill

The new budget bill would raise military and domestic spending by nearly US$300 billion over the next two years. In addition to Paul's objections , it is also unclear whether enough House Demo...

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International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach defends actions on Russian Federation

They then handed Putin a signed jersey emblazoned with the slogan "Russia is in my heart". However, the commission said that the "massive denial for clean Russian athletes violates the principle of ...

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Rubio Leaps To Top Democrat's Defense Over Texts To Russian Oligarch's Lobbyist

Rubio Leaps To Top Democrat's Defense Over Texts To Russian Oligarch's Lobbyist

Warner, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, was hoping to engage Steele to appear before the committee to testify to the unverified dossier he authored regarding Trump. Trump ar...

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California #MeToo leader accused of sexual misconduct

California #MeToo leader accused of sexual misconduct

As reported by Politico on Thursday, a former legislative staffer says an inebriated Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) cornered and groped him in 2014 after the annual legislative softball game. Connie Leyva,...

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Nagaland Assembly elections: 253 candidates file nominations on the last day

Nagaland Assembly elections: 253 candidates file nominations on the last day

Candidates can withdraw nominations till Monday. The ruling Nagaland Peoples Front has announced the largest number of candidates - 58. While retired chief secretary, Alemtemshi Jamir will be contes...

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Bipartisan budget deal passes early morning Senate vote, moves to House

Bipartisan budget deal passes early morning Senate vote, moves to House

A band of tea party Republicans swung against the legislation as well, repelled by its spiraling spending levels. The agreement raises federal budget caps for two years with the increase divided nea...

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Senate Leader Announces Two-Year Spending Plan to Avoid Shutdown

Senate Leader Announces Two-Year Spending Plan to Avoid Shutdown

The deal had been expected to sail through the Senate, and the House had planned to vote on it later Thursday, until Paul took his stand. On Wednesday, Republican Mitch McConnell , the Senate ma...

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Bangladesh court jails opposition leader Khaleda Zia for five years

Bangladesh court jails opposition leader Khaleda Zia for five years

Zia faced a maximum sentence of life in prison, but the judge said he took into consideration the 72-year-old's health and her "social status", an apparent reference to her time as prime minister. Sin...

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Donald Trump's Approval Rating Best In 7 Months

Donald Trump's Approval Rating Best In 7 Months

However, as many as 55 per cent of USA voters still said they did not approve of the job Trump was doing, the poll found, noting that 60 per cent voters believed that Trump was doing more to divide ...

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White House praises Senate budget deal

White House praises Senate budget deal

The House is preparing to vote on the bill in the next few hours. "I think the countrys worth a debate until 3 in the morning, frankly", he said. He tweeted: "Just signed Bill". Rand Paul . The ...

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EU's Chief Negotiator Throws Doubt on Hopes for Quick Brexit Deal

EU's Chief Negotiator Throws Doubt on Hopes for Quick Brexit Deal

Mrs May has said she is seeking an implementation period of around two years after Brexit day on 30 March, 2019, to help British businesses prepare for life outside the EU. Declaring himself "surpri...

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Pence says USA to announce new, tough sanctions on North Korea

Pence says USA to announce new, tough sanctions on North Korea

Pence will be in Japan Tuesday. Following talks that showcased the US-Japan security alliance, Abe said the two had agreed they could "never accept a nuclear-armed North Korea". "If I weren't invo...

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More clouds tonight with snow showers for northern tier tomorrow

More clouds tonight with snow showers for northern tier tomorrow

A little bit of sunshine will sneak through later in the day. Sunday will be even milder, but more rain will push across the area throughout the day. Spotty showers and mostly cloudy skies are in ...

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Duterte terminates Canada chopper deal

Duterte terminates Canada chopper deal

Human-rights and arms-control groups have accused the armed forces in the Philippines of extrajudicial killings, torture and other atrocities while fighting Islamic militants in the south of the count...

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Syria air strikes leave 8 civilians dead, say White Helmets

Syria air strikes leave 8 civilians dead, say White Helmets

A US military official earlier said about 100 of the attackers were killed in the overnight strike. The Syrian government complained in a letter to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres that the att...

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Trump Called Priebus, Others to Complain About Kelly — NY Times

Trump Called Priebus, Others to Complain About Kelly — NY Times

Washington D.C. [United States], Feb 8 (ANI): White House staff secretary Rob Porter has resigned following allegations of abuse from his two ex-wives. Trump also was angry that Kelly did not bring...

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Northwestern Syria continues to feel toll

Northwestern Syria continues to feel toll

Syrian anti-aircraft defense units have destroyed most of the missiles fired today by Israeli warplanes from Lebanese airspace against a military position in Damascus countryside, military sources ...

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136 civilians killed as bombardment intensifies

136 civilians killed as bombardment intensifies

While Russia has the planes and bombs to continue airstrikes , Statterfield said the U.S. is willing to bet it doesn't have the cash to rebuild it by itself. USA -backed Kurdish-led forces have bee...

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US Senate Votes to Fund Government; House Set to Vote

Rand Paul held up voting on the broad measure Thursday evening in hopes of obtaining a recorded vote on reversing its spending increases. "Every one of those republicans complained about President Oba...

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Former USA gymnastics coach under investigation - MI sheriff

Former USA gymnastics coach under investigation - MI sheriff

John Geddert , the 2011 USA World Team and 2012 USA Olympic Team head coach, was suspended Monday under a provision in the USA Gymnastics bylaws that allows interim measures to be taken to "to ensure ...

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North Korea holds huge parade on 70th anniversary of military

North Korea holds huge parade on 70th anniversary of military

Moon's spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom also said Thursday the North Korean delegates will attend the games' opening ceremony on Friday evening, hours after they are to arrive at Incheon International Airpor...

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Sen. Jeff Kruse resigns, but continues to deny allegations of sexual harassment

Sen. Jeff Kruse resigns, but continues to deny allegations of sexual harassment

An investigative report released Tuesday documented wider harassment. The report also detailed Kruse's treatment of a new female Democratic senator during lawmakers' 2017 workplace harassment traini...

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Energy, security, trade to top Modi's agenda in three-nation tour

Energy, security, trade to top Modi's agenda in three-nation tour

But Indian officials said India continued to support the Palestinian cause and that Modi's visit is aimed at helping build up the Palestinians' capacity in the health, information technology and educa...

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Pope Francis offers prayers after Taiwan earthquakes

Pope Francis offers prayers after Taiwan earthquakes

Zhang expressed deep sympathy to all the victims and honest regards to Taiwan compatriots who suffered, saying that people from the mainland were deeply concerned about the natural disaster and sympat...

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President's Address to the Nation on the eve of Republic Day

President's Address to the Nation on the eve of Republic Day

The torrential rain also caused landslides in areas around Jakarta, with at least two people dead and eight missing after two landslides near Bogor, police said. Local media have reported a woman has ...

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Storm could bring more than foot of snow to Maine

Storm could bring more than foot of snow to Maine

Moderate to heavy snow should continue to fall over the warned area into Friday morning, gradually diminishing from the west. Counties in the first tier along the state line are under a winter st...

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Rand Paul Stalls Senate Vote To Keep Government Open

Rand Paul Stalls Senate Vote To Keep Government Open

House Democratic Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi , D-Calif., stated prior to McConnell's announcement that she won't support passing the budget bill, and encourages others to do the same. Bloomber...

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Military parade in N. Korea on eve of Olympics

Military parade in N. Korea on eve of Olympics

Many speculate Yo-jong may be carrying a message from the North Korean leader himself. An aide for Pence has said the vice president will point out the aggressions of oppressive North Korea an...

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TTP's Sajna reportedly killed in United States drone strike in NWA

TTP's Sajna reportedly killed in United States drone strike in NWA

All three were tied to Aminullah, who was put on worldwide terror blacklists in 2009. He said they were targeting operatives who provide logistical support, improvised explosive devices and other te...

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CBSE NEET Notification 2018 released at Cbseneet.nic.in; know exam date

CBSE NEET Notification 2018 released at Cbseneet.nic.in; know exam date

The application process is set to commence from today (as per the notification pasted below), while the last date is set for 9th March 2018. At the time of filling application form NEET (UG), 2018, ...

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A look at past USA government shutdowns

A look at past USA government shutdowns

To that end, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi staged a record eight-hour speech arguing in favor of legislation for young immigrants in the country since childhood who face deportation. The Whit...

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South Korean president to meet sister of North Korean leader

South Korean president to meet sister of North Korean leader

South Korea's Unification Ministry said North Korea informed Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, Kim Yo Jong would be part of the delegation coming to the South for the Winter Olympics . Tensions soared a year...

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Senate Reaches a Budget Deal That Lets Everyone Win

On Wednesday, the House Freedom Caucus of far-right Republicans foretold possible roadblocks ahead, officially opposing the budget caps deal. Nancy Pelosi (R-CA) said that she is withholding su...

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BC Minimum Wage To Top $15 By 2021

BC Minimum Wage To Top $15 By 2021

Ontario's minimum wage will hit the $15 level on January 1, 2019, and Alberta will reach $15 this October. The move has already drawn criticism from the business community. The Fair Wages Commission...

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Cavaliers trading Isaiah Thomas for Jordan Clarkson, Larry Nance

Cavaliers trading Isaiah Thomas for Jordan Clarkson, Larry Nance

Plus, the Lakers have also agreed to a deal and we've got a three-team trade . Being traded to the Lakers gives Thomas a chance to renew himself and wash away the past couple months before his contra...

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US congressional leaders forge budget deal that adds to deficit

US congressional leaders forge budget deal that adds to deficit

Second-ranking Senate Republican John Cornyn of Texas said the disaster relief package will be between $80 billion and $90 billion. "No one would suggest it is ideal but we worked hard to find...

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