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Modi Given Palestine's Highest Award for Contribution to Bilateral Ties

Modi Given Palestine's Highest Award for Contribution to Bilateral Ties

The US has cut funding to the Palestinians, saying it would only resume once they return to peace talks. "We believe in the importance of a possible Indian role to reach a final agreement based on w...

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White House Speechwriter Resigns Amid Abuse Accusations

White House Speechwriter Resigns Amid Abuse Accusations

In a statement to the paper, Mr Sorensen said he was "the victim of repeated physical violence during our marriage, not her". "And we hope he has a wonderful career, and hopefully he will have a gre...

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Trump on Ex-Aide Accused of Abuse: 'We Wish Him Well'

Trump on Ex-Aide Accused of Abuse: 'We Wish Him Well'

Rob Porter "did a great job while he was at the White House". A second White House staffer in a week has resigned over domestic abuse claims, in a widening scandal that called into question the Pre...

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Human rights activist Asma Jahangir dies at 66

Human rights activist Asma Jahangir dies at 66

Born in Lahore in 1952, Jahangir is the daughter of Pakistani politician and former West Pakistan Awami League Vice President Malik Ghulam Jilani. She received a Bachelors' degree from Kinnaird an...

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Kim Jong Un invites S. Korea's Moon to Pyongyang

Kim Jong Un invites S. Korea's Moon to Pyongyang

Vice-President Mike Pence is trying to counter North Korean "propaganda" around the Winter Olympics with his own symbolism and rhetoric, shining a spotlight on the North's nuclear weapons program and ...

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Turkish military copter crashes in Syria, 2 killed

He did not mention any casualties. It said two soldiers on board were killed and technical crews were investigating the crash. Saturday was the deadliest single day for Turkey , with 11 Turkish sol...

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Woman killed in cross border firing in Rajouri

Woman killed in cross border firing in Rajouri

Although it held good for 10-years, in the last few years, Pakistani troops have violated the ceasefire agreement hundreds of times. Pakistan army violated the ceasefire again and the incident took ...

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Moon in talks with high-level N.Korean delegation

Moon in talks with high-level N.Korean delegation

Pence was in close proximity to the North Korean party both at the VIP reception and later, watching the Opening Ceremony from Moon's box, which included Kim Yong Nam and leader Kim Jong Un's sister,...

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Two Turkish troops killed as helicopter downed

Two Turkish troops killed as helicopter downed

The first to break the news was Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Erdogan's remarks came at a ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party's provincial meeting in Istanbul. Accounts associated wi...

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What Buzz Williams said after Virginia Tech's epic upset at Virginia

What Buzz Williams said after Virginia Tech's epic upset at Virginia

That is already a more than the 5,000 to one odds that Leicester City would win the English Premier League in 2016. They get precious little scoring from their two starting frontcourt players; Wilkins...

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Syria Blasts US 'Act of Aggression' in Deir Ez-Zor

Syria Blasts US 'Act of Aggression' in Deir Ez-Zor

The new aggression by USA troops and allied countries against troops loyal to President, Bashar Al-Assad, comes at a time when Turkey is developing a strong offensive in the Syrian enclave of Afrin ...

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Rain Chances Continue Into Sunday

Rain Chances Continue Into Sunday

A FIRST ALERT for scattered showers during the Regions Superhero 5K. While one or two spots see a quick shower on Thursday , most of us stay dry. In fact, the warmer than normal temperatures will sti...

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Winter Olympics: Men's downhill pushed to Monday due to high winds

Winter Olympics: Men's downhill pushed to Monday due to high winds

There were reasons besides the forecast for moving the men's downhill four days later in the week. Waldner has already said that if the race can not be run it will be moved to Monday, weather permit...

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Amit Shah slams Rahul Gandhi's style of politics as undemocratic

Amit Shah slams Rahul Gandhi's style of politics as undemocratic

The booklet, with the title 'Unbeatable Global Legend, ' contains articles published in around 25 global newspapers about Modi's speech at Davos. "And we will win Tripura also", Modi was quoted as say...

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Freezing rain on the way for Halton

Freezing rain on the way for Halton

Roughly 2-5 centimeters (0.8-2.0 inches) accumulation is expected before the weather switches over to freezing rain in the afternoon. The agency warns that driving conditions could be hazardous and ...

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US Senate passes funding bill in bid to end shutdown

US Senate passes funding bill in bid to end shutdown

The White House later clarified that it did not expect the Budget deal to include specifics on immigration . One Republican present at the White House round table, Virginia Rep. The deal ...

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Suspect says Natalie Bollinger employed him to kill her

Suspect says Natalie Bollinger employed him to kill her

Bollinger was reported missing by her family on December 28 and found dead in unincorporated Adams County the next day, the Daily Camera reports . The coroner's report, signed by Dr. He said Lopez an...

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Trump blocks release of Democrats' memo on probe

Trump blocks release of Democrats' memo on probe

White House counsel Don McGahn on Friday wrote a letter to Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA), the chair of the House Intelligence Committee and author of the Republican memo, that Trump is "inclined to declas...

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Kim Jong-un invited president of South Korea to DPRK

Kim Jong-un invited president of South Korea to DPRK

Moon and Kim Yo Jong had their first face-to-face encounter at the opening ceremony. Kim Jo Jong was carrying a blue folder adorned with a seal, which analysts thought might contain a personal message...

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Modi hopes Palestine will soon be free, peacefully

Modi hopes Palestine will soon be free, peacefully

PM Modi arrived in Amman on the first leg of his tour of three West Asian countries, including Palestine. PM Modi will be the first-ever prime minister to visit Palestine. So then why isn't Nehru ...

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Trump says memo 'totally vindicates' him of Russia investigation

Trump says memo 'totally vindicates' him of Russia investigation

Democrats and some Republicans say the memo - drafted by Devin Nunes , a Trump transition official, congressman and House Intelligence Committee chairman - is a thinly veiled effort to undermine...

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Carvalhal goes on the attack - and Swansea cook up a win

Carvalhal goes on the attack - and Swansea cook up a win

The visitors have a lengthy injury-list and they will be without the likes of Robbie Brady, Jonathan Walters, Dean Marney, Steven Defour and Chris Wood. Dyche's side still don't win enough away game...

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Clinton campaign fed Steele info for Trump dossier - Senate Judiciary Committee

Clinton campaign fed Steele info for Trump dossier - Senate Judiciary Committee

In an interview with Bret Baier on Fox News Friday, Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes suggested there is more to come, including release of a memo from the Democratic minority and ...

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Trump signs bill to end 2nd government shutdown in weeks

Trump signs bill to end 2nd government shutdown in weeks

Trump said that without more Republicans in the Senate, his administration had to increase spending on things it did not like or wanted to "take care of the military". "I can't in all good honesty, in...

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US President Trump defends, praises ex-aide accused of domestic abuse

Sorensen's ex-wife Jessica Corbett told The Washington Post that while they were married, he ran a vehicle over her foot, extinguished a cigarette on her hand, threw her into a wall and grabbed ...

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How Kiprotich, Guta won Lagos City Marathon 2018

How Kiprotich, Guta won Lagos City Marathon 2018

Over 150,000 runners participated in the 2018 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, which organisers said offered $208,000 in prize money. This is the third edition and we are getting bigger, we are gett...

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Kim Jong Un invites South's Moon to Pyongyang: Seoul

Kim Jong Un invites South's Moon to Pyongyang: Seoul

Pence said on Air Force Two. The invitation was delivered by Kim Yo Jong , the sister of the North Korean leader, when she and other members of the North Korean delegation ate lunch with Moon at...

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Israel, Iran Lurch Toward Confrontation as Border Region Boils

Israel, Iran Lurch Toward Confrontation as Border Region Boils

Israel launched heavy air strikes in Syria on Saturday, saying it hit air defenses and Iranian targets, and the Syrian army claimed to have brought down an Israeli F-16 that crashed in northern Is...

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Syria war: Israeli fighter jet crashes under Syria fire, military says

Syria war: Israeli fighter jet crashes under Syria fire, military says

After an Iranian drone entered Israeli airspace early Saturday, Israel responded by shooting down the drone and then bombing the launch site in Syria. "I want to make it clear: Israel seeks peace, b...

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4 arrested after miscreants vandalise IAS officer's compound

4 arrested after miscreants vandalise IAS officer's compound

About 40 to 50 BJP activists stormed into the residence of Pandian in the morning alleging that he is working for the ruling Biju Janata Dal ( BJD ). A staff at the residence claimed that the attack...

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Hardik Patel meets Mamata Banerjee, gets offer to join Trinamool Congress

Hardik Patel meets Mamata Banerjee, gets offer to join Trinamool Congress

Patel is in the city to take part in the Calcutta Club The Telegraph National Debate on Saturday. Banerjee had previously called up Patel after the BJP's relatively lacklustre performance in t...

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South Korean president hosts lunch for Kim Jong Un's sister

South Korean president hosts lunch for Kim Jong Un's sister

Moon responded that he would try to make it happen, the spokesman said . Kim Yo Jong , who is thought to be about 30 years old, entered the meeting with the president carrying a blue folder with...

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Indian Prime Minister Modi in UAE

Indian Prime Minister Modi in UAE

India hopes for peace and stability in Palestine and believes a permanent solution is possible with dialogue, he said. I thank you on behalf of all Indians for this, said PM Modi. The Grand Collar...

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Where is Elon Musk's vehicle going?

Where is Elon Musk's vehicle going?

But it'll be out there somewhere, and if ever travels far enough that a passing alien should come across it, then we suppose Musk will have the last laugh on that one. Both SpaceX and NASA have mi...

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DPRK media highlights Kim Yo Jong's attendance at Olympics opening ceremony

It was revealed on Saturday that he had dismissed a call from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to quickly resume annual joint military drills with the US. After Kim Jong Un extended an olive branch ...

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Abe, Moon affirm

Abe, Moon affirm "pressure" stance on N. Korea ahead of Olympics

According to Reuters , when Pence arrived late to the reception he told Moon he planned to leave directly after a photo session but Moon asked him to "come and say hello to friends". Leaders from all ...

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The Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony: People Are Awesome

United Nations deputy spokesman Farhan Haq told reporters at United Nations headquarters that Guterres sat near 90-year-old Kim Yong Nam at a dinner Friday night, and they were also near each other du...

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South Korean president hosts lunch for delegation from the North

They smiled broadly, though it was not immediately known what they said . Kim won Korea's only figure skating gold medal with her performance at the Vancouver Games and while she has always bee...

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Winter Storm Warning continues for much of the region

Winter Storm Warning continues for much of the region

The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for DeKalb, Winnebago, Boone, Ogle, Lee, McHenry, LaSalle, Grundy, Kane, and Kendall Counties from 6 p.m. You might do well to call ahead b...

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Carlos Cordeiro elected new president of US Soccer Federation

Carlos Cordeiro elected new president of US Soccer Federation

Carlos Cordeiro will succeed Sunil Gulati as president of U.S. Soccer after being elected following three rounds of voting on Saturday at the organization's annual meeting in Orlando, Florida. However...

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