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Trump's Gas-Tax Hike Goes Nowhere in Congress

Trump's Gas-Tax Hike Goes Nowhere in Congress

Fuel taxes - now 18.4 cents a gallon on gasoline and 24.4 cents a gallon for diesel - haven't been raised since 1993, leaving the Highway Trust Fund, which supports road construction and mass transit,...

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Welcome to Goa, but don't urinate on roads, says Agri Minister Parrikar

Welcome to Goa, but don't urinate on roads, says Agri Minister Parrikar

The event was to mark laying of a foundation stone for a superspeciality block at Goa Medical College and the audience included top doctors from the state. Taking strong objection to the statements, C...

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CM Khattar has given a corruption-free government to Haryana: Amit Shah

CM Khattar has given a corruption-free government to Haryana: Amit Shah

Haryana Congress president Ashok Tanwar was detained for showing black flags during the bike rally and later released. BJP leaders claimed that over a lakh bikers participated in the event, seen as an...

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State maintains Miguna is not Kenyan citizen

State maintains Miguna is not Kenyan citizen

The High Court has declared the deportation of lawyer Miguna Miguna to Canada illegal null and void. Dr Miguna filed a suit seeking reinstatement of his Kenyan passport and citizenship on Monday. Th...

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Britain blames Russian Federation for NotPetya 'ransomware' cyber attack

Britain blames Russian Federation for NotPetya 'ransomware' cyber attack

The first was when the NCSC attributed the WannaCry ransomware attack to North Korea . On the affected computers malware encrypted files and asked to pay the ransom. The attack ended up causing coll...

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A Sex Scandal Is Threatening The Future Of Australia's Governing Coalition

A Sex Scandal Is Threatening The Future Of Australia's Governing Coalition

The extraordinary attack in a media conference in Canberra before Joyce takes a week of personal leave puts the relationship between the country's most senior government leaders in an untenable positi...

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Vice President Pence Speaks of Talks with North Korea

Vice President Pence Speaks of Talks with North Korea

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that it was " too early " to hold any discussions between the Koreas. Pence was reported to have said he reached the new understanding with South Korean ...

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China recognized as national security concern by USA intelligence chiefs

China recognized as national security concern by USA intelligence chiefs

UCA calls on all Americans, particularly those who know and have personal contact with Chinese students and scholars to speak up; we call on Trump Administration and Congressional leaders to repudia...

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President Trump Addresses the Nation After Florida School Shooting

President Trump Addresses the Nation After Florida School Shooting

An AR-15 style firearm has been seized by police, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is believed to be now tracing the firearm. "You know, someone that in the school there was...

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5 dead in terrible crash on Long Island involved stolen vehicle

5 dead in terrible crash on Long Island involved stolen vehicle

Jamel Turner, 23, of Bellport, the Camaro driver, was initially charged with third-degree criminal possession of stolen property and false personation, police said. The oil truck driver was taken to a...

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U.S. funding of Syrian YPG militia will impact Turkey's decisions -Erdogan

U.S. funding of Syrian YPG militia will impact Turkey's decisions -Erdogan

Regarded by Ankara as a terrorist organization and the Syrian branch of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), the YPG forms the largest part of the SDF, a US-backed anti-Damascus militant g...

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Trump holds the line on immigration as bipartisan plan emerges

Trump holds the line on immigration as bipartisan plan emerges

Eight Republicans bucked their party and supported the measure while three Democrats abandoned their own leaders and opposed it. Analysts said that could spur a four-month rush of illegal immigrants...

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Two Indian Air Force pilots killed in plane crash

Two Indian Air Force pilots killed in plane crash

The reason behind crash is still unknown. Tezpur-based defence spokesperson Lt. Col. Harshvardhan Pande told PTI that the two pilots killed in the crash were identified as Wing Commander Jai Paul ...

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Metallica, Afghanistan National Institute of Music Named 2018 Polar Music Prize Laureates

Metallica, Afghanistan National Institute of Music Named 2018 Polar Music Prize Laureates

The institute, which teaches both Afghan and Western music, helped generate the country's first all-female orchestra which performed a year ago at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The...

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Long Term Technical picture - The Walt Disney Company (DIS)

Long Term Technical picture - The Walt Disney Company (DIS)

Camarda Financial Advisors Llc who had been investing in Disney Walt Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $158.17 billion market cap company. Therefore 67% are positive. ADT Cor...

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Building collapses in Bengaluru, at least 4 killed, many trapped

Building collapses in Bengaluru, at least 4 killed, many trapped

According to the Bengaluru Mayor, a five-storey building was constructed but the permission for only three had been granted. "Three men were killed and 11 others injured after the building in Kas...

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USA court rules Trump travel ban discriminates against Muslims

USA court rules Trump travel ban discriminates against Muslims

The Supreme Court will consider both the constitutional and statutory arguments in the appeal from the Ninth Circuit's decision , which is likely to be heard in April. The administration has argued t...

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Trump orders flags to half-staff honoring Florida school shooting victims

Trump orders flags to half-staff honoring Florida school shooting victims

He also said that investigators were scouring social-media sites possibly frequented by the shooter and that "some of thing that come to mind are very very disturbing". "My daughter, who was there i...

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A couple more inches of snow due for Flagstaff by Thursday

A couple more inches of snow due for Flagstaff by Thursday

Wind impacts such as power outages and tree damage are again anticipated Sunday . The widespread light to at times moderate snow will gradually end from north to south across North Central and Sout...

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PM Modi to visit Arunachal today

PM Modi to visit Arunachal today

The minute-long video posted on Congress' official Twitter handle says, "Dear Mr Modi, A happy Valentine's Day from us to you". The new #ModiScam? Was he tipped off like Lalit Modi and Vijay Mallya to...

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Afghanistan holds conference to plot course against terrorism in region

Afghanistan holds conference to plot course against terrorism in region

He signaled that residual signatures of terrorists take advantage of the 2.7 million Afghan refugees and absence of effective border security coordination to launch attacks. The first round was held e...

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Tutu quits as ambassador for Oxfam over charity's sex scandal

Tutu quits as ambassador for Oxfam over charity's sex scandal

Last week, The Times reported , citing its sources, that a number of Oxfam workers, including van Hauwermeiren, had been spending time in their official Haiti residence with prostitutes . Oxfa...

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Obama calls for 'common-sense gun safety laws' after Florida school shooting

Obama calls for 'common-sense gun safety laws' after Florida school shooting

Police found an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle from the spot. He is expected to make his first court appearance at 1 p.m. according to Fox News . The alleged gunman had a disturbing digital footpri...

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More Filipino workers to come home from Kuwait - OWWA

More Filipino workers to come home from Kuwait - OWWA

He called on workers to remain calm amid confusion regarding how the work ban was being applied. The Department of Labor and Employment, through Administrative Order No. Demafelis' family lost conta...

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Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff contemplates charging Stephen Bannon with contempt

Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff contemplates charging Stephen Bannon with contempt

The NBC News report hit shortly after Bannon left a closed-door interview with the House Intelligence Committee. The questions he avoided covered a range of topics about what happened after the 2016...

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FIR registered against Priya Prakash's viral song for hurting Muslim sentiments

FIR registered against Priya Prakash's viral song for hurting Muslim sentiments

The complainant Zaheer Ali Khan, Muqeeth Khan of Hyderabad claimed that Priya Prakash Varrier's song " Manikya Malaraya Poovi " which when translated in English refers to romance between Prophet a...

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Sought military parade could cost $10 million to $30 million

Sought military parade could cost $10 million to $30 million

Chao said on Tuesday the administration was weighing a range of options to fund public infrastructure projects, including a higher tax on gasoline. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross completed his in...

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Indian Army replies to Owaisi's statement

Indian Army replies to Owaisi's statement

Gen . Devraj Anbu told reporters. Owaisi stirred a controversy on Tuesday when he spoke about the religious affiliations of the Indian soldiers killed in the militant attack . He said that Hizb-ul-...

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EU Agrees Common Defence Is NATO Mission Alone

EU Agrees Common Defence Is NATO Mission Alone

The transatlantic alliance and the European Union agree "the common defence is a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation mission alone", US Defence Secretary James Mattis said today after talks on Brussels...

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Celebrate the Year of the Dog at Main Street Cupertino

Celebrate the Year of the Dog at Main Street Cupertino

In 2018, it is the Year of the Dog . In China , the festival also results in the largest annual migration of people in the world. The annual Lunar New Year Parade displays fantastic visuals, del...

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Maduro not longer welcome at Summit of the Americas

Maduro not longer welcome at Summit of the Americas

He denounced that after the arrival of the right to some Latin American governments, an ideological intolerance prevailed and he deemed that Latin America is diverse, 'and the right must learn to live...

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FCC Chair Ajit Pai Under Investigation By Inspector General

FCC Chair Ajit Pai Under Investigation By Inspector General

For months I have been trying to get to the bottom of the allegations about Chairman Pai's relationship with Sinclair Broadcasting. The spokesman said that Pai has for years called on the FCC to...

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Police Say Florida Shooter's Social Media Profiles Were 'Very, Very Disturbing'

Police Say Florida Shooter's Social Media Profiles Were 'Very, Very Disturbing'

My prayers and condolences to the families of the victims of the bad Florida shooting . "There has to be in-depth study why do students get into a psyche to harm their own schools, fellow students ...

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Report Cites Suspicious Email in VA Chief's Travel Expenses

Report Cites Suspicious Email in VA Chief's Travel Expenses

A report from the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General has put some VA officials, including VA Secretary David Shulkin , in hot water. "We are still reviewing the full rep...

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Prince Harry on royal wedding: 'I was excited since I met her'

Prince Harry on royal wedding: 'I was excited since I met her'

After all, they're mostly out on official duty when pictured in public. Both unnecessary, both severely outdated. While it's infuriating that Meghan's had to face these issues, we think it's gre...

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Australian PM bans sex between ministers and staff after deputy's shocking affair

Australian PM bans sex between ministers and staff after deputy's shocking affair

Speaking at a press conference, Turnbull said Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce , 50, had made a "shocking error of judgment" entering an affair with 33-year-old former media advisory Vikki Campio...

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KP Oli sworn in as new Nepal PM

KP Oli sworn in as new Nepal PM

The two communist parties holding near two-thirds seats in federal parliament and six of the seven provincial assemblies - the CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) - have struck a deal to rotate leadership...

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Turkey, Greece to use dialogue to calm Aegean tensions

Turkey, Greece to use dialogue to calm Aegean tensions

Turkey has urged Greece to refrain from tensions between the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies after two vessels from the neighbouring countries collided in the Aegean Sea. A Turkish gunboat a...

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Pakistan begins seizing charities linked to US-wanted…

Pakistan begins seizing charities linked to US-wanted…

Pakistan drew up plans late past year to take over Saeed's charities in a secret order first reported by Reuters. Authorities have begun seizing control of offices and financial assets of the char...

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Rex Tillerson demands Iran-backed militias out of Syria

Rex Tillerson demands Iran-backed militias out of Syria

Israel has a long-term interest in resisting Iran so long as Iran continues to deny its right to exist. Israel's air attack on a manned Iranian command and control unit in Syria last weeken...

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