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What is Ash Wednesday?

What is Ash Wednesday?

But today the timing of St Valentine's Day risks posing a distraction for Catholics from prayer and repentance. Lent consists of the forty days, plus Sundays, prior to Easter, beginning on Ash Wedn...

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Congress passes spending bill to avert shutdown

Congress passes spending bill to avert shutdown

The US government has shut down for the second time in less than a month after Congress failed to pass a key vote on the budget. The budget bill would not only stave off a shutdown , but would ex...

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Not against north Indians, but stand by scum remark: Goa minister

Not against north Indians, but stand by scum remark: Goa minister

Goa's agricultural minister clarified later that his comment was taken out of context and that it was directed at a "certain section" of the people. They are insulting the people of Haryana and North ...

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Two police officers shot and killed in Westerville, Ohio

Two police officers shot and killed in Westerville, Ohio

Officers responded to a 911 hang-up around 11:30am and were fired on when they arrived at the address, police say. The suspect is in custody and the investigation is ongoing. This is a developing st...

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Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un impersonators thrown out of Olympics

Pence, who is leading the USA delegation to the Olympics, has accused Pyongyang of using the event for its own ends. Moon's office says the North Korean delegates were served traditional food from t...

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North Korea's Kim invites South Korean president for summit - South Korea

North Korea's Kim invites South Korean president for summit - South Korea

Neither Trump nor Kim were present at the opening ceremonies for the 2018 Winter Games. "It is absolutely necessary for the North and the United States to engage in talks at an early date", he cit...

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Trump Tweets About Not Declassifying 'Very Political' Democratic Memo

Trump Tweets About Not Declassifying 'Very Political' Democratic Memo

In refusing to release the Democratic rebuttal memo , the White House cited 'national security concerns'. "The White House ignored their concerns and approved the publication of the Republican memo...

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Marco Reus returns as Borussia Dortmund claim 500th Bundesliga win at home

Marco Reus returns as Borussia Dortmund claim 500th Bundesliga win at home

Dortmund were also handed a huge boost as Marco Reus made his first appearance of the season as the German giants moved up to third in the Bundesliga with a win over Hamburg. Valentino Lazaro opened...

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Kim Jong Un's sister met with South Korea's president

Kim Jong Un's sister met with South Korea's president

In talks with reporters at his hotel later, Abe said: "I told ( Kim Yong Nam ) about our thoughts and positions, although I can't elaborate". Choi and other volunteer helpers at the Games were u...

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South Africa political deadlock as President Jacob Zuma clings to power

South Africa political deadlock as President Jacob Zuma clings to power

Zuma cleared his diary of weekend engagements, but his deputy Ramaphosa is to speak at a rally in the city on Sunday to kick off a year of celebrations marking 100 years since Nelson Mandela's birth...

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Gerry Adams steps down as Sinn Fein leader

Gerry Adams steps down as Sinn Fein leader

She added: "We will continue to meet with the DUP and both governments and will re-engage on Monday and I anticipate that talks will conclude next week". The region has been without an executive and s...

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Congress goes into recess, government will go into another shutdown

If passed by the House, the legislation will reopen the government and keep it funded at its current levels through March 23, giving lawmakers time to write new spending bills that will prevent fu...

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N.Korean leader invites S.Korea's Moon to the North - president's office

N.Korean leader invites S.Korea's Moon to the North - president's office

Yet obstacles were evident even amid the outreach. Speaking in Tokyo on his way to South Korea , which is hosting the Games over the next three weeks, Pence said he would soon announce the steppe...

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Trump Receives Intel Briefings Orally, Not Every Day — WashPost

Trump Receives Intel Briefings Orally, Not Every Day — WashPost

Most famously, President George W. Bush was accused of skipping the dense daily document, after it was learned that, one month before 9/11, a briefing detailed Osama Bin Laden's plan to attack th...

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Padmaavat: After Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha sends handwritten note to Deepika Padukone

Padmaavat: After Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha sends handwritten note to Deepika Padukone

Also, it has been speculated that the film might cross the 230 crore mark at the box office. " Padmaavat continues to score". The movie earned 12 crores last Friday, followed by 16 crores on Saturd...

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McConnell, Schumer Strike 2-Year Budget Deal to Avert Shutdown

McConnell, Schumer Strike 2-Year Budget Deal to Avert Shutdown

NY senator, Chuck Schumer, the Democratic leader, said Trump's comment speaks for itself. On the other hand, the Senate might respond with a long-awaited spending pact to give whopping increases...

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Philippines to ask airlines to bring Filipinos home after Kuwait deaths

Philippines to ask airlines to bring Filipinos home after Kuwait deaths

We either create more jobs here or help working-age Filipinos to acquire skills that are in demand overseas, ' he said. "I'm buying helicopters because I want to finish them off", said Duterte, refe...

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Accident or murder? A look at some court cases involving fatal shootings

Accident or murder? A look at some court cases involving fatal shootings

Stanley, a farmer in rural Saskatchewan, has been found not guilty in the killing of Colten Boushie by a jury consisting entirely of white people, in a high-profile case, whose outcome, far from ser...

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Tony Romo will compete in PGA Tour event in Dominican Republic

Tony Romo will compete in PGA Tour event in Dominican Republic

The Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship will be the first official PGA TOUR event in which Romo will compete as an individual against PGA TOUR professionals in the same competition. CBS Sport...

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King Abdullah II of Jordan begins Pakistan visit

King Abdullah II of Jordan begins Pakistan visit

Abbasi expressed Pakistan's unequivocal support for the just cause of Palestine and reiterated Pakistan's rejection of the U.S. decision. Abbasi also briefed the visiting dignitary on the current si...

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United Nations chief urges denuclearization to North Korea

United Nations chief urges denuclearization to North Korea

Chung, the opposition party spokesman, said that the North's delegation flew on Kim Jong-un's plane, which means that the North had skirted breaking USA sanctions on it. Jo Yong Sam, department dire...

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Egypt's air force pounds militant targets in Sinai

Egypt's air force pounds militant targets in Sinai

The Army's third statement noted that ground forces, with the support of Special Forces and Border Guard Forces, executed on Saturday sweeping operations in different parts in cities of North and Cent...

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Erdogan says Turkish chopper shot down in Syria operation

Erdogan says Turkish chopper shot down in Syria operation

The Turkish military said two soldiers were killed when their attack helicopter crashed and was destroyed. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan did not mention by name the Syrian Kurdish People's Protec...

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Serena Williams won't play Fed Cup Saturday singles matches

Serena Williams won't play Fed Cup Saturday singles matches

But that is no indication of Williams' inevitable return to singles action after the 24-time Grand Slam champion confirmed she was undecided over her participation in this year's three remaining major...

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Man Arrested for Selling Counterfeit UNC-Duke Tickets

Man Arrested for Selling Counterfeit UNC-Duke Tickets

Tar Heels guard Joel Berry II took a shot at NC State during practice this week when talking about their upcoming game with Duke . Give me the Blue Devils to win, say, 84-81 in a tight one that co...

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Trump won't declassify Democratic memo on Russian Federation probe

Trump won't declassify Democratic memo on Russian Federation probe

In a letter to House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes , R-Calif., the White House said it could not release the Democrats' memo because the Justice Department "has identified portions.w...

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Nancy Pelosi Government Shutdown Gambit Shows Where her Interests Lie

Delaney, who said Democrats had zero appetite for another government shutdown like the three-day saga last month, said the objective of Pelosi's floor speech was to point out "that Paul Ryan hasn'...

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Israel 'strikes Damascus military complex'

Israel 'strikes Damascus military complex'

Another two children and a woman were killed in the town of Saqba, where streets were littered with human remains and destroyed cars. They said they had tracked at least 76 airstrikes on Tuesday and...

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Pelosi calls spending bill 'good' - but still isn't voting for it

Her dedication to speaking about Daca also led to her speech being called a "Dacabuster" - a play on the filibuster technique sometimes used in the Senate to block or delay legislation by refusing to ...

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National Basketball Association fines Draymond Green $50K for offensive language toward official

National Basketball Association fines Draymond Green $50K for offensive language toward official

Here's a video that seemingly shows Draymond Green hurling profane insults at Holtkamp, as he was being calmed down by some of his Warriors teammates and coaches. And with the two technical fouls he p...

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Bihar, UP bypolls on March 11

Bihar, UP bypolls on March 11

While Adityanath is the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, Maurya is one of the two the deputy chief ministers. Along with these three seats, Bihar's Jehanabad and Bhabua constituencies will go to Assem...

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Russian man duped US spies of USD 100000

Russian man duped US spies of USD 100000

A shady, unnamed Russian operative bilked American spies out of $100,000 after promising to return stolen "National Security Agency tools" to US intelligence and provide the agency with compromising p...

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President Trump, Kim Jong Un lookalikes at Olympics 'want peace'

President Trump, Kim Jong Un lookalikes at Olympics 'want peace'

In October 2007, then South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun met with DPRK leader Kim Jong Il in Pyongyang, marking the second summit between the two Koreas since 2000. Pence did not shake hands with Kim...

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Android 8.0 Oreo update starts rolling out

Samsung Galaxy S8 Android 8.0 Oreo update starts rolling out

By the looks of things, Samsung has prepared different multi-window UI implementations to make use of the wide screen when the Galaxy X is folded out. Unlike the original DeX, the new version look...

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Kim Jong Un invites South Korea's Moon to Pyongyang

For the people of the Korean Peninsula, that was likely more significant than Pence's non-interaction with Kim Yo-jong. The only people in the VIP box who didn't stand during the Korean team's entra...

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Japanese, S. Korean leaders discuss future ties, efforts over Pyongyang

Seoul's Unification Ministry said Friday that the Mangyongbong-92 will return to the North on Saturday. "We ... have become capable of showcasing our stature as a world-class military power to the w...

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This Is Reportedly Why The Cavs Traded Dwyane Wade

This Is Reportedly Why The Cavs Traded Dwyane Wade

The New York Times' Marc Stein further reports that the Minnesota Timberwolves will try to sign Rose once he is bought out. - Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN) February 8, 2018Miami will send a he...

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Snapchat Uses Live Streaming To Highlight Top Moments From 2018 Winter Olympics

Snapchat Uses Live Streaming To Highlight Top Moments From 2018 Winter Olympics

Moon has been trying to use the games as an opportunity to revive meaningful communication with North Korea after a period of diplomatic stalemate and eventually pull it into talks over resolving th...

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India will take care of Palestinians' interests: PM Modi on historic visit

India will take care of Palestinians' interests: PM Modi on historic visit

Following his arrival , he laid a wreath on the tomb of former Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat and visited the 15-month-old Yasser Arafat Museum. In a special recognition of the Prim...

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At least 19 dead in bus crash in Hong Kong

At least 19 dead in bus crash in Hong Kong

She told reporters that an independent investigation led by a judge would be carried out to establish what caused the crash. Local TV channels broadcast footage of rescue workers cutting open the ro...

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