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Supreme Court rejects bond hearings for detained non-citizens

Supreme Court rejects bond hearings for detained non-citizens

Dreeben told the court that Microsoft voluntarily moved the emails to a server in Ireland and could just as easily retrieve them. Chief Justice John Roberts was relatively unsympathetic to the com...

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Prezzo to close 100 restaurants - HUNDREDS of jobs at risk

Prezzo to close 100 restaurants - HUNDREDS of jobs at risk

The chain, which employs about 4,500 people, would seek rent reductions on others under a tool known as a company voluntary arrangement. The chain, which numbers 300 branches in the United Kingdom, ...

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Saudi king shakes up military and security leadership

Saudi king shakes up military and security leadership

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ventures overseas seeking foreign support and investment for his 2030 Vision, with his first stop in London. "The applicant's height must also not be less than...

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Shankaracharya Jayendra Saraswathi dies at 82

Shankaracharya Jayendra Saraswathi dies at 82

The mutts - located in the towns of Puri, Dwarka, Badrinath, Sringeri and Kanchipuram - were meant to protect and propagate Sankara's philosophy, with the head of each taking on the title of "Sankar...

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Conservatives pledge to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital if elected in 2019

Conservatives pledge to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital if elected in 2019

Senior officials at the foreign ministry told The Nation that Pakistan had contacted the Muslim-majority countries, seeking their support against the controversial USA decision that could threaten ...

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Elphinstone Road gets a new foot-over bridge constructed by Indian Army

Elphinstone Road gets a new foot-over bridge constructed by Indian Army

But the government will have to be pro-active in ensuring the upkeep of these and other foot over bridges in Mumbai and conduct regular audits to avoid Elphinstone Road like incident in future. The ...

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George W Bush joins crowds mourning Billy Graham in North Carolina

George W Bush joins crowds mourning Billy Graham in North Carolina

Bush, Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. He passed away at his home in Montreat, North Carolina , at the age of 99. Obama tweeted last week after that Graham was "was a humble servant who p...

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South African finance minister - Budget may not stave off downgrades

South African finance minister - Budget may not stave off downgrades

South Africa's new president, Cyril Ramaphosa , has made substantial changes in his cabinet, which on Tuesday he described as a transitional team that would take the country to the next general ele...

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Oakland mayor warns residents of possible ICE raids

Oakland mayor warns residents of possible ICE raids

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, known as ICE, did not directly address Schaaf's comments or reports that several immigrants were arrested Sunday in a handful of cities in the region, whi...

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Some Sunshine Arrives To Start The Work Week

Some Sunshine Arrives To Start The Work Week

Sunshine today pushed temperatures into the 60s with more 60s to follow on Tuesday . Highs will make it to the upper 50s with sunny skies Friday afternoon. Skies clear again this morning and temp...

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Rick Gates Must Have Some Good Dirt for Mueller to Drop Charges

Rick Gates Must Have Some Good Dirt for Mueller to Drop Charges

The one man who presumably knows the most about the inner workings of the campaign's workings, former campaign chairman Paul Manafort , remains tight-lipped despite the bevvy of fraud, money launde...

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Seed Vault marks 10th anniversary with 70000 new samples

Seed Vault marks 10th anniversary with 70000 new samples

The vault was constructed under the thick Arctic permafrost to provide a fail-safe cooling system in case there is no electricity to run the powered chillers. No seeds were damaged, but the Norwegia...

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Massive win for BJD in bypoll to influence 2019, says Naveen Patnaik

Massive win for BJD in bypoll to influence 2019, says Naveen Patnaik

While the electoral fate of a total of 13 candidates were sealed in the EVMs, it appeared to be a triangular contest among nominees of the ruling BJD , the Congress and the BJP . Congress , on the...

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Kirk Cousins to the Minnesota Vikings Heating Up

Kirk Cousins to the Minnesota Vikings Heating Up

The Vikings have given no indication what they plan to do with Bradford, who was their backup quarterback for both playoff games - not Bridgewater, their 2014 first-round draft pick. By NFL rules, t...

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Child Sobs As Turkish President Promises To 'Honor' Her Over Martyrdom

Child Sobs As Turkish President Promises To 'Honor' Her Over Martyrdom

Erdogan is accompanied by a group of Turkish businessmen and investors to participate in the Turkish-Algerian Business Forum which will be held in Algiers on Tuesday. Erdogan is expected to hold tal...

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Russia Vetoes UN Anti-Iran Resolution on Yemen

Russia Vetoes UN Anti-Iran Resolution on Yemen

A resolution needs nine votes in favor and no vetoes by Russia , China, the United States, France or Britain to pass. Earlier in the day, the UK-drafted resolution , prolonging the sanctions aga...

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BSE waives transaction fees for stocks in benchmark index

BSE waives transaction fees for stocks in benchmark index

The BSE Sensex was quoting 164.69 points or 0.48 percent up to 34,610.44 in early morning trade. The gauge has gained 626.25 points in the previous two sessions. On BSE, Maruti Suzuki India (3.41%), T...

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ECP moved against PML-N's registration under Nawaz's name

ECP moved against PML-N's registration under Nawaz's name

The PPP leader also said that it was easier to talk to PML-N former chief Nawaz Sharif than to Shehbaz . On February 21, the Supreme Court barred Nawaz from being the head of the PML-N by strikin...

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Keep Your Heart's Health With Two Great Diets

Keep Your Heart's Health With Two Great Diets

Medical scientists in Italy signed up 118 people around the age of 50, majority women, to follow one of the reduced-calorie diets for three months, and then switch to the other for another three. In a...

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New Zealand Prime Minister endures

New Zealand Prime Minister endures "creepy" sexist interview with 60 Minutes journalist

While the USA ultimately failed to put its first female president in place, over in New Zealand , the country's prime minister, Jacinda Ardern , has been guiding the country since last October, foll...

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Row over assault of chief secy intensifies

Row over assault of chief secy intensifies

Amid all the chaos, a senior government official has stated that the Delhi government is mulling live streaming of all the official meetings in the wake of the allegation. IAS Joint Forum spokesperson...

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Prosecutors demand 30-year-jail for former South Korean President Park

Prosecutors demand 30-year-jail for former South Korean President Park

Park was involved in an elaborate corruption scandal that included influence peddling, abuse of authority, extortion to major corporations and embezzlement of public funds. "What the prosecution is de...

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Crude oil prices dip in anticipation of inventory data release

Crude oil prices dip in anticipation of inventory data release

Traders said oil prices declined on concerns of a slowdown in the global economy after China reported on Wednesday that factory growth in February was at its lowest since July 2016. And U.S. oil p...

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Campaigning ends for Meghalaya polls

Campaigning ends for Meghalaya polls

Meanwhile, Azad praised Chief Minister Mukul Sangma for his "extraordinary work", the senior politician, who is the leader of the opposition in the Rajya Sabha, said he was "100 percent confident abou...

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Storm Emma to bring MORE heavy snow to United Kingdom on THURSDAY

Storm Emma to bring MORE heavy snow to United Kingdom on THURSDAY

The Met Office detailed forecast says: " Snow showers will bring variable snow cover, but parts of northeast England and Scotland are expected to see the most frequent snow showers from Wednesday ...

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North Korea Is Willing to Talk With US, South's Leader Says

North Korea Is Willing to Talk With US, South's Leader Says

After months of tension with the North Korean leader showing off his nuclear prowess and President Trump showing he would take no nonsense from Kim, the first sign of peace was revealed in Pyeongch...

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Korea controversial official enters South to join Olympics event

Korea controversial official enters South to join Olympics event

Kim's comment comes amid a new round of U.S. sanctions against North Korea and sharp words from President Donald Trump, who suggested if the sanctions were ineffective, the USA would be forced to ente...

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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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