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Iraq to sentence 16 Turkish women to death for involvement in ISIS

Iraq to sentence 16 Turkish women to death for involvement in ISIS

Human Rights Watch has argued that the sentences are "unfair", with some activists arguing that numerous women were tricked or coerced into joining the terrorist groups. Iraq is conducting the trials ...

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Duke, UNC, NC State named in federal NCAA investigation

Duke, UNC, NC State named in federal NCAA investigation

Yahoo says it reached out to all schools listed in the documents, and none would comment. The report also implicates Fred VanVleet , the Missouri Valley Conference player of the year in 2014 and 20...

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North Korea Wants Role in Paralympics Despite Killing, Using Disabled for 'Experiments'

North Korea Wants Role in Paralympics Despite Killing, Using Disabled for 'Experiments'

Speaking to reporters in Pyeongchang on Saturday on a visit to the Winter Olympics , White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said: "Hopefully we'll see a change on the part of the North Koreans to star...

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United States and North Korea face thorny path after Olympic lull

United States and North Korea face thorny path after Olympic lull

Almost 300 North Koreans, including 22 athletes and 229 cheerleaders, crossed the inter-Korean border to return home at 12:38 p.m. after leaving a checkpoint in Paju, just south of the border, accordi...

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Ivanka Trump tours Winter Olympics draped in Team USA garb

Ivanka Trump tours Winter Olympics draped in Team USA garb

North Korea agreed that inter-Korean relations should "improve together" with relations between North Korea and the United States , the Blue House said after an hour-long meeting between South Ko...

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Winter Olympics: Snowboarder Narrowly Dodges Squirrel on Slopes

Winter Olympics: Snowboarder Narrowly Dodges Squirrel on Slopes

Weinstein tweeted an image from the Olympics alongside a picture from an old episode of the animated classic, writing, "Simpsons predicted it". Which is pretty much exactly what happened in the fina...

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California Dem. Party Not Endorsing Dianne Feinstein's Senate Run

California Dem. Party Not Endorsing Dianne Feinstein's Senate Run

As a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, she promised she would never back funding for a wall along the U.S. -Mexico border. U.S. Sen. Feinstein, nevertheless, leads handily in fun...

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Death, Damage Caused By Severe Weather

Death, Damage Caused By Severe Weather

The National Weather Service in Nashville , Tennessee, says the tornado with maximum-sustained winds of 120 miles per hour (193 kph) hit near Clarksville on Saturday. "Be aware of your surroundings a...

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South Korea brings curtain down on 'Peace Games'

South Korea brings curtain down on 'Peace Games'

North Korea on Sunday slammed the latest US measures against it as an "act of war", after US President Donald Trump announced the "heaviest sanctions ever" on the nuclear-armed regime. Pyongyang a...

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North Korea open to talks with United States, South Korea says

North Korea open to talks with United States, South Korea says

In her remarks, Ivanka Trump said she was in South Korea to celebrate the Olympics and to reaffirm the USA commitment to a "maximum pressure campaign to ensure that the Korean Peninsula is denucle...

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Japanese police find missing woman's head in American sightseer's suitcase

Japanese police find missing woman's head in American sightseer's suitcase

On Feb. 17, the mother of the woman alerted the Hyogo Prefectural Police that her daughter could not be contacted. They say they have found dismembered body parts at 3 more locations in mountainous ar...

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Workers, activists rally in NYC ahead of SCOTUS unions case

Workers, activists rally in NYC ahead of SCOTUS unions case

A march was followed by a rally at the Luzerne County Courthouse in Wilkes-Barre Sunday. The Supreme Court will hear arguments in the Mark Janus v. This is not freedom of association. AFSCME and...

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President Trump says arming teachers should be 'up to states'

President Trump says arming teachers should be 'up to states'

These people fear the President will be ensnared by emotional cable news appearances and arguments from gun control advocates into going too far - all at the risk of antagonizing his pro-gun base. "...

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Drunk man rides horse onto Calif. freeway

Drunk man rides horse onto Calif. freeway

The California Highway Patrol told KTLA-TV that the man's mother quickly arrived at the scene after her son was arrested. When CHP officers caught up with him, the horse had already galloped off t...

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Michelle Obama announces memoir 'Becoming' will hit shelves in November

Michelle Obama announces memoir 'Becoming' will hit shelves in November

I can't wait to share my story", she tweeted . It was reported past year she and her husband President Barack Obama reached a joint agreement with Penguin Random House for their respective book...

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More Heavy Rain Sends Ohio River To Highest Point Since '97

More Heavy Rain Sends Ohio River To Highest Point Since '97

The alert also noted that employees who did not think it would be safe to get to work on Monday should either call-off or contact their supervisors. By Saturday afternoon, the predicted river level ...

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Men's hockey: Penn State sweeps Gophers, will host U in quarterfinals

Men's hockey: Penn State sweeps Gophers, will host U in quarterfinals

The 13th conference win topped the record of 12 set in 1915-16 and 1965-66. I expect Nebraska to ride the wave of the must-win mentality and come out on top for a special Senior Night in Lincoln . Jo...

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Annual Cleveland Polar Plunge draws hundreds of supporters of Special Olympics Ohio

Annual Cleveland Polar Plunge draws hundreds of supporters of Special Olympics Ohio

De Back says each dip in the water is worth it, "Every dollar we raise goes straight to the athletes in Mississippi". For the first time, the frozen tundra was the backdrop for Green Bay's Polar Plu...

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North Korea 'willing' to talk with US, South Korea says

North Korea 'willing' to talk with US, South Korea says

CNN's Paula Hancocks says she only spotted a few unified flags during the closing ceremony. Earlier this week, the USA government said Pence had been set to meet North Korean officials during his...

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Federal judges to hear Pennsylvania district map challenge

Federal judges to hear Pennsylvania district map challenge

The 2011 map has helped Republicans maintain a 13-5 edge in the congressional delegation for three elections. The plaintiffs are suing two top elections officials under Democratic Gov. Six Pennsylva...

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Dem Memo 'Nothing But a Confirmation' of the GOP Memo

Dem Memo 'Nothing But a Confirmation' of the GOP Memo

Democrats say the unprecedented four-page memo written by Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee "cherry picked" information from the classified FISA warrant and other sources to make a poli...

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Narendra Modi's Mann Ki Baat: New India possible only through women empowerment

Narendra Modi's Mann Ki Baat: New India possible only through women empowerment

Modi also interacted with the students of the International School of Education run by the ashram. "According to the Charter, the Mother set five high principles for Auroville ". Referring to the Sag...

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Weather forecast for Ireland for the coming week predicts prolonged cold snap

Weather forecast for Ireland for the coming week predicts prolonged cold snap

An amber warning has also been issued for Yorkshire and the East Midlands for Tuesday - where rural communities have been warned they could become cut off. Strong winds may lead to driving of lyin...

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Admissions dean backs prospective students who face discipline for protests

Admissions dean backs prospective students who face discipline for protests

Police say five arrests were made including charges of battery on an officer, resisting arrest, taking an officer's baton, and vandalizing vehicles. Eighteen-year-old Verania Cervantes was arrested on...

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Dead After Israel Navy Opens Fire at Gaza 'Fishermen'

Dead After Israel Navy Opens Fire at Gaza 'Fishermen'

According to a Gaza-based fishermen's union, roughly 50,000 Gazans earn their living from fishing. It patrols the waters to stop arms from being smuggled into the enclave and to stop militants trying ...

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Head of 'troll farm' controlled Russian mercenaries in Syria

Head of 'troll farm' controlled Russian mercenaries in Syria

To date, the Russian military has taken delivery on fewer than 12 of the prototype aircraft, which have already suffered repeated setbacks due to hardware issues and budget limitations. The fighter is...

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Korean talks depend on resolving North's nuclear program, US says

Korean talks depend on resolving North's nuclear program, US says

However speculation of potential North Korea-U.S. talks rose Sunday when South Korea released the full list of North Korean delegates, which includes Choi Kang Il, the deputy director of North America...

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These are the companies that have cut ties with the NRA

These are the companies that have cut ties with the NRA

A quick look at the NRA website confirms all kinds of special deals from auto rentals to moving companies to insurance to home security systems to travel and even to wine. Companies, including Del...

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7.5 magnitude quake hits Papua New Guinea

7.5 magnitude quake hits Papua New Guinea

Geological Survey says the 7.5 magnitude quake was centered about 90 kilometers south of Porgera, in Enga province. A major natural disaster struck Papua New Guinea early Sunday morning. "Recent ear...

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Pope calls for immediate halt to Syria violence

Pope calls for immediate halt to Syria violence

The Syrian government and Russian Federation deny hitting civilians. "We are late to respond to this crisis, very late", US Ambassador Nikki Haley told the council after the vote, accusing Russian F...

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In Britain's Leicester, Blast Triggers Police Alert

In Britain's Leicester, Blast Triggers Police Alert

An explosion took place in Leicester city of the United Kingdom (UK) on Sunday, leading to local police declare it a "major incident". The four victims were taken to the Leicester Royal Infirmary....

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Sridevi's body to reach India only on Monday

Sridevi's body to reach India only on Monday

I will not trust the news until I see her body for myself. "All television channels reporting 'the body will be brought to Mumbai in the night.' Suddenly your individuality gets lost and becomes a m...

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The Simpsons predicted shock Winter Olympics outcome EIGHT YEARS ago

The Simpsons predicted shock Winter Olympics outcome EIGHT YEARS ago

Shuster was a part of the other one too, helping the Americans win a bronze medal at the 2006 Turin Games. "We gave up our mobile phones at the start of the Olympics to better concentrate on our Cur...

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Kim Yong-chol: Protests greet North Korean delegation to Olympics

Kim Yong-chol: Protests greet North Korean delegation to Olympics

She has said the objective of her visit is to advocate maximum pressure on North Korea to halt its nuclear program. Earlier, about 100 conservative South Korean lawmakers and activists staged a si...

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United Kingdom police responding to 'major incident' in city of Leicester

United Kingdom police responding to 'major incident' in city of Leicester

Pictures circulating on social media showed a huge fire and smoke billowing into the sky from a residential area. One witness told the Mirror: "It's blown the shop across both sides of lanes and the...

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Cricketer Virat Kohli to receive ICC Test Championship mace after Newlands T20I

Cricketer Virat Kohli to receive ICC Test Championship mace after Newlands T20I

The visitors choked South Africa with a remarkable disciplined bowling effort in Powerplay overs as they restricted the hosts to 165 for six to register a maiden T20 series win on South African ...

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A WEEK LONG weather advisory has been issued for the ENTIRE country

A WEEK LONG weather advisory has been issued for the ENTIRE country

According to Met Eireann, It will turn "progressively colder" from Tuesday onwards and temperatures are not expected to rise above 0C during the day by late next week. "Exceptionally cold weather will...

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Labour to confirm position on customs union

Labour to confirm position on customs union

Keir Starmer said on Sunday his party had agreed that if it wins power it should negotiate to create a new customs union with the bloc. Only Corbyn hasn't always been so keen on "the work of the ...

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Armed officer at Florida high school resigns after failing to confront shooter

Armed officer at Florida high school resigns after failing to confront shooter

Israel, who has been outspoken following the shooting, believes that Peterson should have went inside the building and faced the attacker. All of its staff will return to school on Monday, Feb. His ...

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Umaid Asif, New Find Of PSL 2018

Umaid Asif, New Find Of PSL 2018

Skipper Malik and all-rounder Kieron Pollard chipped in with handy knocks as the new franchise opened its account on the first day of the third season. Malik will be ably assisted by the supreme skill...

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