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Air strikes kill more than 20 in Syria's Ghouta

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The "de-escalation" in violence that the Turkish forces were supposed to monitor has collapsed. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least five towns in the Eastern Ghouta region were hit by Russian or Syrian government air strikes on Tuesday morning. Read More »

Trump Anticipated to Approve Launch of Russia Memo

The official was not authorized to speak publicly and sought anonymity to discuss internal thinking. In a series of tweets , he said, "The four page memo released Friday reports the disturbing fact about how the FBI and FISA appear to have been used to influence the 2016 election and its aftermath.The FBI failed to inform the FISA court that the Clinton campaign had funded the dossier.the FBI became". Read More »

Darren Collison To Miss Time Due To Left Knee Surgery

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Indiana Pacers guard Darren Collison on Tuesday will undergo left knee arthroscopic surgery. Oladipo has started 49 games for the Pacers this season, averaging 24.0 points, 5.2 rebounds and 4.1 assists in 34.4 minutes per game. Collison's return to IN this season has brought about a career year shooting the basketball. The offseason may feel like a long time ago, but this will be the first time the Wizards face the Pacers with Victor Oladipo in their backcourt after he was ... Read More »

Trump touts economy, tax break as market tanks

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Aides huddled aboard Air Force One after the speech, seeking input from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and others traveling with the president on the statement that would be released by press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders minutes after Trump arrived back at the White House. Read More »

Committee votes to release Democrats Russia memo

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The staff of House Intelligence Committee chairman and Trump transition team member Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) wrote the memo that accuses the nation's premier law enforcement agency of omitting information about the partisan nature of a source used to get permission to surveil a former Trump campaign associate . Read More »

Combat helicopter crashes in southern Japan

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An 11-year-old girl was in the house at the time, but survived with minor injuries. The dead were identified as pilot Kenichi Saito, 43, and copilot Hiroki Takayama, 26. A second house on the same premises was partially damaged by the fire, but the girl's 69-year-old grandmother who was inside at the time of the accident, escaped safely. Read More »

US Pulling Troops from Iraq After Crushing ISIS

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One example of how the U.S. mission in Iraq is already transitioning is the changing role of how the U.S. Air Force is helping the Iraqi military. The United States is believed to have around 7,000 troops in Iraq, even though the Pentagon has only acknowledged 5,200 troops. Read More »

Dutch withdraw envoy to Turkey as ties sour

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The Netherlands has left its ambassador's seat in the Turkish capital of Ankara unfilled since April of past year after the Dutch government banned Turkey's foreign minister from speaking at a referendum rally. The country had also barred another minister's plane from landing as both Turkish politicians sought to attend a Rotterdam rally of Dutch-Turkish citizens in favour of last April's Turkish referendum. Read More »

House Intelligence Committee Votes To Release Rep. Schiff's Memo

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Rep. Adam Schiff (D., Calif.) said Sunday that a effect of the controversial Devin Nunes memo alleging Justice Department surveillance abuses would be people would be more hesitant to report their neighbors to the Federal Bureau of Investigation for being potential fertilizer bombers. Read More »

Russian Jet Downed By Syrian Rebels Captured In Fiery Video

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Conflict Intelligence Team's Mikhailov said: "The rockets used by the Su-25 are more of a frontline weapon and would be used to strike a military position, and such strikes are generally not reported ". Russian Federation often refers to groups opposing Syrian President Bashar Assad as terrorists. The WP said that in August 2016, a Russian transport helicopter was " shot down over Saraqeb, killing all five people aboard". Read More »

Metuh's N400m fraud case adjourned until March 14 on health grounds

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Recall that Metuh is standing trial for alleged money laundering of N400million. In his ruling, Abang said he has seen that the former PDP spokesman in a state in which he can not continue with the trial. The respondents were said to have also converted to their personal use the sum of E496, 520.00 without any contractual relationship with NIMASA or approval of a tender Board of a parastatal or Ministry. Read More »

Yields fall from four-year highs as stocks drop

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The S&P 500 is down about 4.5 percent from its latest record high, set January 26. The S&P is still 22 percent above where it stood a year ago. The higher bonds yields are also sign that the market is finally starting to price in a return of inflation. Read More »

Mexico would love to have 'dreamers.' Trump, not so much

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About 690,000 " Dreamers " are now shielded by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, created by President Barack Obama to protect people who were brought illegally to the United States as children. It's also seen as having no chance of passing the U.S. Senate, where Republicans hold a 51-49 majority but need at least 60 votes to pass legislation. Read More »

President Trump talks tax reform in Cincinnati

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The president will deliver remarks to Sheffer Corp, an Ohio-based manufacturer that recently gave 126 workers $1,000 bonuses because of the tax bill. "It was neat to see how appreciative they were, compared to how one side compared it to 'crumbs, '" referring to a description by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. Read More »

Alabama police identify suspect in child sex assault video

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Garrett said the video may have been shared by some in an effort to identify the man in the video, but the act of sharing such material is considered a crime. The Montgomery Advertiser reports that authorities were at first unsure where the video originated but an investigation turned up that Moore is a suspect and might be in Alabama. Read More »

Ryan murder: Accused googled how to remove bloodstains, says CBI chargesheet

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The chargesheet comprises of 1,000 pages and was filed in a Gurugram court before Additional Sessions Judge Jasbir Singh Kundu. The accused, a Class XI student, was arrested by the Central Bureau Investigation (CBI) past year on the charges of killing Pradyuman Thakur, a Class II student of Gurugram's Ryan International School. Read More »

Modi targets state government

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Accusing the Congress Government of indulging in corruption, Modi said "I have been told that the Karnataka Government is a 10 percent commission Government as 10 percent commission was being demanded for all works". "Through a unique model of development, we have scripted several national firsts across key sectors", Siddaramaiah said in a tweet. 2,000 dead. Also, is there any law and order in Haryana? "When the UPA was in power at the Centre, Karnataka was allotted Rs 73,000 crore. Read More »

Chinese man shot dead in southern Pakistan

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Azad Khan, deputy inspector general of Karachi's south zone, said the two employees of a shipping company were targeted while out shopping for groceries. While there was no claim of responsibility and the motive was not immediately clear, the China government in December warned its nationals in Pakistan about plans for imminent attacks on Chinese targets there. Read More »

Sen. Coons Defends DACA Deal: Compromise Fashionable in Home

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Will Hurd, R-Texas, that has evenly-split bipartisan support of more than 80 members. President Donald Trump canceled the Obama-era program in October with a six-month grace period that ends on March 5 without a legislative fix. Trump proposed a plan which includes a potential path to citizenship for 1.8 million Dreamers, along with a $25 billion investment in border security. Read More »

Delhi police foils kidnapping attempt, rescues 5-year-old from Ghaziabad

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One of the investigating police officials said: "A trap was laid near the flat, situated at Loni border, where the kidnapper Ravi opened fire at police after seeing them". The cops have handed over the child to his family, who profusely thanked the men in uniform for their valiant efforts to rescue their child. The kidnapping had taken place on 25 January, the day before Republic Day, when the ASEAN summit was taking place in New Delhi. Read More »

Nearly thousand terrorists killed in Turkey's Afrin operation

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A number of graphic videos have appeared on social media showing Turkish-backed rebels mutilating dead YPG fighters. Maj. Gen. Yuri Yevtushenko, the head of the military's Reconciliation Center in Syria, said Monday's shelling also wounded people, without providing figures. Read More »

Tory Brexiteers warned to back down from 'plot to topple Theresa May'

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The only thing I can say is without the customs union, and outside the single market, barriers to trade in goods and services are unavoidable. Barnier said. And Tory backbenchers have also been critical of the government for agreeing that any changes to European Union law which are passed during the transition will apply in the UK. Read More »

First lady joins Trump on OH trip, visits children's hospital

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It was a routine Trump has become familiar with for the past several months: acting as a compassionate face on her husband's presidency, a relatively chaos-ridden administration. The last time the couple was pictured together looking like they were able to tolerate each other was on New Year's Eve. In the photo you can clearly see Melania is also carrying a bag with her right hand. Read More »

Bitcoin Plunges Below $8000 As Credit Cards Ban Purchases

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The decision sent shockwaves through the cryptocurrency market, but it also forced many Chinese investors to move their money to platforms based in countries with cryptocurrency-friendly regulation , such as Japan and Singapore. " Overseas transactions and regulatory evasion have resumed ... risks are still there, fuelled by illegal issuance, and even fraud and pyramid selling ", the article added. Read More »

Srinagar hospital firing: Cop killed, prisoner escapes

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One of the injured cops, Head-Constable Mushtaq Ahmed, died minutes after being shot, while the second cop who was battling for life in a City hospital died later in the afternoon. He said that some terrorists were waiting outside the hospital to attack the police escort carrying the LeT terrorists to get him freed as the LeT terrorist Hunzullah was being taken to the hospital from Srinagar central jail for treatment. Read More »

India Test-Fires Nuclear Capable Agni-I Ballistic Missile

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The trajectory of the trial was tracked by a battery of sophisticated radars, telemetry observation stations, electro-optic instruments and naval ships from its launch till the missile hit the target area with accuracy, sources said. 14, 2016, from the same venue. NAN reports that the Agni-I, is a short-range ballistic missile developed by DRDO of India under the Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme. Read More »

Georgian athletes set for Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

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The athletes, two of whom had gone on to coaching after the bans. The IOC has invited 169 Russians to compete in Pyeongchang as "Olympic Athletes from Russia " under a neutral flag, but IOC spokesman Mark Adams said Saturday that his organization reserves the right to review and appeal the CAS decision. Read More »

Judges held as soldiers raid Maldives supreme court

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Political unrest in the prompted the Asian nation's President on Monday to declare a state of emergency for 15 days. "I spoke tonight with Chief Justice Saeed to reiterate USA support for democratic freedoms, human rights, and #RuleofLaw in #Maldives ". Read More »

Feds investigating why Amtrak switch was set in wrong position

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It said the privately operated CSX maintains all the tracks in the area and controls access to the sidings and yards. Amtrak President and CEO Richard Anderson said the railroad is owned by CSX, which has complete control of the track, signals and switching where the crash occurred. Read More »

97% say FGM process extremely painful

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In 2012 the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution on eliminating FGM. Communities that have made a decision to protect their girls from female genital mutilation have done so after they gained a greater understanding of the health risks, the many ways in which it violates girls' fundamental rights, and the fact that it stems from and perpetuates entrenched gender inequality. Read More »

National Basketball Association trade deadline: Bucks reportedly acquire Tyler Zeller from Nets

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Zeller is by no means a star player, but he is a solid backup center that provides a team with rebounds. He averages 7.1 points and 4.6 rebounds while shooting 54.6 percent from the field in 16.7 minutes per game. He hasn't played much in the National Basketball Association, averaging 3.1 points, 1.2 rebounds, on 12.3 minutes per game over his three-year career, but there sure is room to grow on this Brooklyn Nets team. Read More »

Israeli minister 'honored' by canceled Poland trip amid Holocaust bill row

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But Duda said he would send the law , which has sparked an outcry in Israel, to Poland's highest court so it can assess whether it is in keeping with the Polish constitution. During the war, Poland was attacked and occupied by Nazi Germany and six million of its citizens were killed, half of them Jews. German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said at the weekend that "there is not the slightest doubt about who is responsible for the extermination camps, who made them work to kill ... Read More »