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Airlines launch all-female crews for International Women's Day

Airlines launch all-female crews for International Women's Day

In what could be a European record, more than 100 female pilots will fly EasyJet's planes today, or 60% of its female flight crew, to take part in the #SheFlies campaign to encourage more women into...

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PNG quake toll rises above 100 as PM warns of long recovery

PNG quake toll rises above 100 as PM warns of long recovery

Papua New Guinea's prime minister says the land is still moving and the death toll still growing after last week's magnitude 7.5 natural disaster in the Highlands region. On February 26th, a 7.5 magni...

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Man charged with felony for allegedly stealing Frances McDormand's Oscar

Man charged with felony for allegedly stealing Frances McDormand's Oscar

Backstage at the Academy Awards, Best Actress and Best Actor winners Frances McDormand and Gary Oldman talk about making powerful images and the importance of makeup and costume. McDormand's repres...

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China says ready for trade war as Trump tariffs loom

China says ready for trade war as Trump tariffs loom

Wang reacted strongly to a question whether the Indo-Pacific strategy being furthered by India , the US, Japan and Australia will affect China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). But Washington has sho...

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USA issues travel warning for Mexican resort town

USA issues travel warning for Mexican resort town

After that, the U.S. Embassy barred employees from taking ferries between Playa del Carmen and Cozumel Island, one of the world's busiest cruise ship ports of call. The move comes after the February...

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Women strike in honor of International Women's Day

Women strike in honor of International Women's Day

Asked about the difference between Spain and the United Kingdom in terms of gender relations, she said: "I'm not sure if Spain is less equal than the United Kingdom but it does feel slightly more ...

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United States drone strike 'kills son of Pakistan Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah'

United States drone strike 'kills son of Pakistan Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah'

He pointed to Iran's effective advisory support for Iraq and Syria in their operations against Takfiri terrorists, and said Tehran, if asked by the Kabul government, is also ready to provide Afghani...

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PM Modi arrives in Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan to attend International Women's Day event

PM Modi arrives in Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan to attend International Women's Day event

On the occasion of International Women's Day today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the pan-India expansion of " Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao " (Save girl child, educate a girl child) progr...

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University cancels classes for a second winter storm

University cancels classes for a second winter storm

Some New England and New Jersey shoreline communities were still dealing with the effects of that storm. And now, parts of Pennsylvania could receive between eight and 12 inches of snow this week;...

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Derrick Rose reunites with coach Thibodeau, Jimmy Butler in signing with Timberwolves

Derrick Rose reunites with coach Thibodeau, Jimmy Butler in signing with Timberwolves

All of them last played together - and were coached by Thibodeau - during the 2014-15 season where the Bulls lost in the second round of the playoffs to the Cleveland Cavaliers . "That's what our exp...

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Nor'easter buries New York, New Jersey & New England

Nor'easter buries New York, New Jersey & New England

He says that's down from 350,000 at the height of the outages. "There is a window of opportunity for one or two disturbances aloft to help strengthen the storm quickly enough to make a northward tur...

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Chemicals safely detonated after Wis. apartment explosion

Chemicals safely detonated after Wis. apartment explosion

Meanwhile, officials have not identified the victim in this explosion - and they say they do not know why he had so many explosives in the apartment. At the St. Police Chief John Kreuziger says "the...

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Paul Manafort Chastised by Federal Judge for Breaking Gag Order

Paul Manafort Chastised by Federal Judge for Breaking Gag Order

Because of his age, Manafort faces the prospect of spending the rest of his life in prison on numerous charges related to his business dealing in eastern Europe. Gates and Manafort were both charged w...

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Tillerson Calls on African States to Put Pressure on N.Korea

Tillerson Calls on African States to Put Pressure on N.Korea

Trump allegedly made the comment about African nations and Haiti during a meeting on USA immigration legislation in January. Tillerson spoke in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia , during a joint news conferenc...

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Trump says Oakland mayor being probed for immigration warning

Trump says Oakland mayor being probed for immigration warning

Attorney Melinda Haag has offered to represent her pro bono, according to the SF Gate . As I've made clear in prior blogs (here and here), I hope Schaaf gets the opportunity to prove her mettle, beca...

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TPP signing sends a signal to Beijing, Japanese envoy says

TPP signing sends a signal to Beijing, Japanese envoy says

Altogether, the 11 signatories of the CPTPP represent 13.5 percent of the world's Gross Domestic Product (GDP), totaling some 10 billion dollars and 480 million inhabitants. That is a prospect Japa...

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Mohammad Shami's wife files police complaint after accusations of cheating, abuse

Mohammad Shami's wife files police complaint after accusations of cheating, abuse

India and Bengal pacer Mohammed Shami did not find his name in the Annual Player Contracts announced by BCCI on Wednesday. Shami's wife, Hasin Jahan, posted a series of screenshots on social media a...

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No. 5 Duke braces for dangerous Notre Dame

No. 5 Duke braces for dangerous Notre Dame

Notre Dame will now take on No. 2 Duke. He pounded his chest, roared to the crowd, savored the success. "I think T.J. did a fabulous job running the point, and everyone contributed on the offensive ...

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We Don't Want to Build a Wall with UK, Donald Tusk

We Don't Want to Build a Wall with UK, Donald Tusk

Nevertheless, Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond continued to ask for what the European Union has said is impossible: mutual recognition of regulations between the two sides. "But it will on...

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Beer foul: 60000 pounds of Busch spill onto Florida highway

Beer foul: 60000 pounds of Busch spill onto Florida highway

About 60,000 pounds of beer spilled onto a Florida interstate during a tractor-trailer crash. Happy hour hit the streets with a splash when a hapless truck driver spilled almost 60,000 bottles of be...

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Billings school officials implement plan for March 14 walkout

Billings school officials implement plan for March 14 walkout

The South Orange Maplewood School District (SOMSD) sent an email to parents on Thursday, March 1, outlining district policies for students participating in the National School Walkout on Wednesday, ...

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Karnataka unveils separate flag, cabinet nod likely today

Karnataka unveils separate flag, cabinet nod likely today

The colours - yellow and red in the flag represent Arrishna (Turmeric which is yellow) and Kumkuma (Vermilion which is red) to symbolize auspiciousness and well-being of the Kannadigas and the state o...

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CBI moves court for narco test of Karti Chidambaram

CBI moves court for narco test of Karti Chidambaram

Karti was arrested on February 28 at the Chennai airport on his return from the United Kingdom, in connection with the FIR lodged on May 15 past year alleging irregularities in the Foreign Investment...

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Former Trump aide Sam Nunberg denies being drunk in freakish TV interviews

Former Trump aide Sam Nunberg denies being drunk in freakish TV interviews

Before wrapping up his unhinged statements at one of his interviews, CNN host Erin Burnett asked Nunberg whether he had been drinking because she could smell alcohol on his breath . If he did...

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Saudi Young Men, Women in Britain Recount their Experiences

Saudi Young Men, Women in Britain Recount their Experiences

The ruling Conservative Party and the royal family will be rolling out the red carpet for the Crown Prince. One person was dressed up as Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, tossing replica child...

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Statue vandalism row: Mahatma Gandhi's statue vandalised

Statue vandalism row: Mahatma Gandhi's statue vandalised

The goons who defaced the statue actually broke the spectacles that had been on Gandhi's face. The incident happened in Thaliparamba area of Kannur . The police also ruled out any political connect...

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Trump Asked McGahn, Priebus About Interviews With Mueller

Trump Asked McGahn, Priebus About Interviews With Mueller

Trump's questioning of key witnesses about their conversations with investigators could further spur Mueller's obstruction inquiries, according to experts who spoke with the Times . McGahn subsequen...

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Stock Analysts: Should You Listen?: Duke Realty Corporation (DRE)

SL Green Realty Corp. had 84 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. South Texas Money Management Ltd sold 308,017 shares as the company's stock declined 8.11% while stock mark...

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Anthony Davis 'pretty confident' DeMarcus Cousins will re-sign with Pelicans

Anthony Davis 'pretty confident' DeMarcus Cousins will re-sign with Pelicans

It's pretty simple: whoever wins this head-to-head battle goes a long way to helping their team win the game. Red-hot shooting Nikola Mirotic had 26 points on 10-12 shooting (4-6 from 3-point rang...

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Mostly Sunny, With A High Near 33

Mostly Sunny, With A High Near 33

Thursday . Winds turn W-NW at 15-40 miles per hour. Thursday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. Today and Friday in the Council Bluf...

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Tempers flare on NY Senate floor over school safety

Tempers flare on NY Senate floor over school safety

While some school districts already have school resource officers stationed in schools, and others have expressed interest in moving that direction, Democratic lawmakers opposed efforts to radically e...

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Man accused of stealing Frances McDormand's Oscar charged with theft, officials say

Man accused of stealing Frances McDormand's Oscar charged with theft, officials say

Bryant, 47, walked out of the Governors Ball Oscars after-party with the trophy on Sunday night, authorities said. One photographer didn't recognize him as an Oscar victor and followed and confron...

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Dawood Ibrahim's Top Aide Deported From Duba

Dawood Ibrahim's Top Aide Deported From Duba

The accused has been identified as Farooq Takla . While the CBI declined to comment on how he reached Delhi as an Interpol red Corner notice was pending against him, officials said Farooq was d...

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SC restores Hadiya-Shefin wedding, annuls Kerala HC order

SC restores Hadiya-Shefin wedding, annuls Kerala HC order

The Bench was headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra , DY Chandrachud and AM Khanwilkar . The Kerala High Court annulled the marriage of Hadiya with Jahan on May previous year after her ...

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United Kingdom far-right figure retweeted by Trump jailed for hate crime

United Kingdom far-right figure retweeted by Trump jailed for hate crime

Golding was found guilty of one charge of religiously-aggravated harassment and Fransen three counts of the same offence at Folkestone Magistrates' Court on Wednesday (7 March). "I have no doubt it wa...

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Lenin, Periyar statues razed, PM Modi expresses his strong disapproval

Lenin, Periyar statues razed, PM Modi expresses his strong disapproval

Later on Tuesday night, in the Vellore district of Tamil Nadu , a statue of Dravidian icon and social reformer EVR Ramasamy popularly known as Periyar was vandalised , as a result of which the gla...

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Oil dips as data shows biggest U.S. crude build since January

In other words, the new oil coming from the U.S. will likely benefit drivers because it should keep prices at the pump from rising. Total volume traded was about 10% below the 100-day average. In a mo...

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Neiphiu Rio to take oath as Nagaland chief minister

Neiphiu Rio to take oath as Nagaland chief minister

BJP's PDA partner Rio's Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party ( NDPP ), despite being in the driver's seat, despite being in the driver's seat, has three cabinet ministers and the post of chief min...

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Millions prepare for 2nd major storm in US East Coast

Millions prepare for 2nd major storm in US East Coast

More than a foot (30 cm) of snow is forecast for some interior areas, the weather service said, while Pennsylvania's Poconos Mountains and parts of western MA could see up to 18 inches (46 cm). The ...

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Tube bomb accused trained 'to kill' by Islamic State, court heard

Tube bomb accused trained 'to kill' by Islamic State, court heard

The device exploded in a ball of fire as the train pulled into Parsons Green station at 8.20am on September 15 past year, leaving passengers badly burned. "There were approximately 93 people in the ca...

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