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Democrats urge Wolf to turn down first submitted remapping draft

Democrats urge Wolf to turn down first submitted remapping draft

League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania executive director Suzanne Almeida said "it's better but it's not good enough, there's still a lot of partisan gerrymandering , there are fewer splits, but st...

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Britons killed in Grand Canyon helicopter crash named

Britons killed in Grand Canyon helicopter crash named

Mr Hill, a solicitor, and his younger brother, a Mercedes vehicle salesman, had saved up "for a year" for the trip of a lifetime, their family said. The group were on a trip for Stuart Hill's 30th b...

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No. 3 Justice Department official Rachel Brand to depart

No. 3 Justice Department official Rachel Brand to depart

This article has been updated to include confirmation from the Department of Justice, details from a department press release and information about Rachel Brand's likely temporary replacement. A sour...

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Church compensates Florida server who lost job over Facebook post

Church compensates Florida server who lost job over Facebook post

The church's Facebook page has been plastered with abusive messages in response to the controversy. 'We take the request via telephone, we set up the request together, take installment and afterwa...

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Congress stands no chance in Tripura: Former Assam CM TarunGogoi

Congress stands no chance in Tripura: Former Assam CM TarunGogoi

In its draft political resolution released on Tuesday, the CPM has said that though the main task for the party is to defeat the BJP and its allies by rallying all secular and democratic forces, a...

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NAB approves filing of supplementary references against Sharifs

NAB approves filing of supplementary references against Sharifs

A day earlier, Nawaz, Maryam and Safdar had requested the accountability court to grant them two-week exemption from attending any hearings. Meanwhile, NAB Rawalpindi filed two supplementary referen...

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IOC president Thomas Bach to visit North Korea after Winter Olympics

IOC president Thomas Bach to visit North Korea after Winter Olympics

Kim Hong-gul, the youngest son of late President Kim, who now heads the Korean Council for Reconciliation and Cooperation, said the Blue House will have to dispatch either Im or Prime Minister Lee N...

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Total forest & tree cover in India increases by over 8000 sq km

Total forest & tree cover in India increases by over 8000 sq km

Mizoram, with 86.27 per cent of its geographical area under forest cover, has also lost the maximum forest cover among all states (531 sq km) to developmental activities and shifting cultivation. The ...

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PM Modi meets Sultan of Oman,signs pacts on defence,health and tourism

PM Modi meets Sultan of Oman,signs pacts on defence,health and tourism

The Prime Minister said , his visit to Oman helped in building upon the centuries old ties between the two countries, and will impart a substantial momentum to the relations in all spheres, includi...

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March for Colten Boushie to be held in Red Deer

March for Colten Boushie to be held in Red Deer

Wilson-Raybould is expected to meet Boushie's family Tuesday, along with Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale. Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould, for instance, declared: " Canada can and must d...

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Powerball victor asks court to let her stay anonymous

Powerball victor asks court to let her stay anonymous

Attorney Steven Gordon told the court that if his client's name is released, she will be subject to harassment and annoyance. Any adjustment to the ticket purchased at Reed's Ferry Market in Merrimack...

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Jeff Sessions 'Outright Racist' for Praising 'Anglo-American' Legal Traditions — Gavin Newsom

Jeff Sessions 'Outright Racist' for Praising 'Anglo-American' Legal Traditions — Gavin Newsom

The study sorted states based on their legal standards required to justify forfeiture, how much of the forfeited revenue goes toward law enforcement officers' own budgets and whether the burden of...

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That canine can't run! (for governor)

That canine can't run! (for governor)

An application submitted on behalf of Angus the wire-haired Vizsla suggested the three-year-old pooch would run as a Republican, but was turned down by the Kansas Secretary of State's Office, which t...

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Boston Dynamics' headless robot opens doors for you

Boston Dynamics' headless robot opens doors for you

The dog , known as SpotMini 2 represents the next level of design for Boston Dynamics and would appear entirely capable of not only communicating but working with their prior SpotMini model. It s...

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F Wright to join Rockets after Grizzlies buyout

F Wright to join Rockets after Grizzlies buyout

The team also released guard Bobby Brown in order to make the necessary room for the signing of Wright, who will help bolster the Rockets' frontcourt after securing a buyout agreement with the Memp...

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Palestinian teen's trial starts behind closed doors

Palestinian teen's trial starts behind closed doors

Others see her video as an example of Palestinian propaganda. Amnesty International is reiterating its call on Israel to immediately free Ahed. Those on the left lauded the soldier's restraint...

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Ukraine- Poroshenko, Stoltenberg to meet in Munich this week

Ukraine- Poroshenko, Stoltenberg to meet in Munich this week

Earlier it was reported that the United States plans to spend more than 200 million dollars on modernizing military bases which are mostly stationed in Eastern Europe. We're all sovereign nations, and...

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Man 'masturbates' on bus; student files FIR

Man 'masturbates' on bus; student files FIR

Monika Bhardwaj, additional DCP (south-west), said the FIR was registered within an hour of her complaint. In her complaint, the woman said the incident happened around 3 p.m. "It is high time that ...

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Duterte eyeing to buy helicopters from China, Russia

Duterte eyeing to buy helicopters from China, Russia

The scuttling of the project with the world-renowned helicopter company and its manufacturer-the third-biggest modernization for the Armed Forces of the Philippines-is being made in compliance with Pr...

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Mother of two children died from flu in Texas

Mother of two children died from flu in Texas

A mother in Texas died over the weekend after reportedly deciding against purchasing medicine to treat the flu because of how much it was. As the story would be retold with false nuance on the int...

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Pentagon requests $74B budget increase for 2019

Pentagon requests $74B budget increase for 2019

It takes years to recruit and train new forces, and although Pentagon officials want to refocus on preparing for war against other major powers, USA forces are still deployed in substantial numbers in...

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Palace on PH Rise Chinese names: We object

Palace on PH Rise Chinese names: We object

While President Rodrigo Duterte demanded dismiss to all scientific reports operations in Benham Rise, he resumed to threaten other countries of striking fire in case of extracting resources from the c...

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OAR brushes aside Norway for bronze

OAR brushes aside Norway for bronze

Now, Bryzgalova is in the news again, after she fell on the ice during her final Olympic match. Thus, the Olympic athletes from Russian Federation now have three medals (one silver and two bro...

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Hawaii Proposes Bill To Ban Video Game Loot Boxes

Hawaii Proposes Bill To Ban Video Game Loot Boxes

How exactly this could be regulated is not clear. Two of the bills would prohibit developers from selling games with randomized loot box reward systems to anyone under the age of 21. If this bi...

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Bajrang Dal protests against V Day in Hyderabad

Bajrang Dal protests against V Day in Hyderabad

In some videos recorded by passers-by purportedly of the incident, several people carrying saffron flags and wielding sticks could be seen threatening couples to leave the spot. Later in the day, Karn...

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Buhari Is In A Trance - Soyinka

Buhari Is In A Trance - Soyinka

The responsibility of security should not be ours but when we reached the point where trees are being imprudently destroyed, it's time that we understand there is a kind of negligence somewhere", he e...

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Harvard University names Lawrence Bacow as 29th president

Harvard University names Lawrence Bacow as 29th president

Larry Bacow is one of the most accomplished, admired, insightful, and effective leaders in American higher education. Larry will provide just that. He is ideally positioned to hit the ground running...

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Hard Brexit will leave sour taste for Irish food sector

Hard Brexit will leave sour taste for Irish food sector

Our position, the European Commission's position, is that this would run logically to December 31, 2020, because that's the duration of the current multi-annual financial framework". "I very much regr...

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Iran claims environmentalist who died in prison was Mossad agent

Iran claims environmentalist who died in prison was Mossad agent

He said Emami was one of the main contacts for United States agents and an intelligence officer had stayed at his home. "I still can't believe this", he wrote, adding that the family was asking for an...

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The Queen Declares War on Plastic

The Queen Declares War on Plastic

A spokesman for the Palace said, "Across the organization, the royal household is committed to reducing its environmental impact". Buckingham Palace says the Royal household has a strong desire to t...

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YouTubers Meg Turney and Gavin Free Survive Home Invasion by Armed Fanatic

YouTubers Meg Turney and Gavin Free Survive Home Invasion by Armed Fanatic

The report states that Giles, "an avid player of videogames and was known for watching YouTube videos that were centered on his hobby", had " developed a fondness " for Turney, and a simultaneous re...

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Egypt police detain former anti-graft chief, family says

Egypt police detain former anti-graft chief, family says

The military prosecution chose to detain and investigate Judge Hisham Genena, sources stated. Mr Anan was arrested on January 23 and days later Mr Genena was attacked in a Cairo street by men he...

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Throne Speech leaves BC housing, childcare advocates awaiting details

Throne Speech leaves BC housing, childcare advocates awaiting details

On child care, the government promised to make "the largest investment in child care in B.C. history". Notley has called a news conference Wednesday to discuss the issue. Safe, decent housing is a r...

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Overall Technical picture of Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (CRL)

Overall Technical picture of Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (CRL)

Traders may have times when they go on runs where everything works out. The higher the ROE, the better the company is at generating profits. Figuring out how to best deal with fluctuations can help th...

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Germany's SPD Turns to Former Rabble-Rouser to Sell Merkel Deal

Germany's SPD Turns to Former Rabble-Rouser to Sell Merkel Deal

But it needs approval from the party's 460,000 members and faces some stiff resistance. The development followed Schulz's announcement Friday that he was abandoning plans to become foreign minister ...

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Legendary crooner Vic Damone dies at age 89

Legendary crooner Vic Damone dies at age 89

Legendary crooner Vic Damone passed away on Sunday, 11 February at the age of 89, it has been confirmed. Born Vito Farinola to an Italian family in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, Damone was ...

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Your best friends, the Parks and Rec ladies, celebrated Galentine's Day

Your best friends, the Parks and Rec ladies, celebrated Galentine's Day

In 2010, a mere 22 minutes of bureaucratic-based humour birthed a trend - nay, a movement - that lives on to this literal day. The notion of Galentine's Day was first introduced in 2010 on the tel...

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Climber Dies After Falling 1000 Feet From Oregon's Tallest Peak

Climber Dies After Falling 1000 Feet From Oregon's Tallest Peak

Another group of three hikers was caught on the mountain as well, but they were unharmed and were able to make it to safety with the help of rescuers. Deputies said up to eight climbers remain strande...

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Erdogan: Aegean incident with Greece ended peacefully

Erdogan: Aegean incident with Greece ended peacefully

Italy's energy giant ENI said its vessel was ordered to stop by Turkish ships on 9 February over "military activities" in the destination area' as it sailed to begin explorations in Block 3 of Cyprus'...

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Kendrick Lamar And Kings Of Leon To Headline Reading And Leeds Festival

Kendrick Lamar And Kings Of Leon To Headline Reading And Leeds Festival

Other notable performers across the weekend include Post Malone , Dua Lipa , Sigrid , Nothing But Thieves , Waterparks , Skepta , J Hus and Sum 41 . Boses say indie fans will not be disappoin...

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