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Turkey proposes joint-US plan to remove Kurd militia from Syria's Manbij

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For its part, Washington is angered by the detention of journalists and opposition figures, American citizens and Turkish employees of US consulates in Turkey on alleged terror charges. "So that will be a topic of discussion in terms of how we go forward to ensure Manbij remains within our control because of its strategic importance". Read More »

Venezuela Launched A Cryptocurrency

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He is urging OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) members, who have been a victim of the U.S. sanctions , to use its "Petro" cryptocurrency is order to overcome the economic pressure put on them. Some critics have expressed doubts that the Petro cryptocurrency will thrive, mainly because of lack of trust in a government whose debt is being renegotiated and whose policies have brought skyrocketing inflation. Read More »

Nishikori knocked out of New York Open in semifinals

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Nishikori had been chasing a first ATP Tour victory after returning from a five-month injury layoff. Top seed Anderson downed Nishikori 6-1, 3-6, 7-6 (7/4) in a gruelling 2hr 11min semi-final last night and will now play America's Sam Querrey in the final. Read More »

JPMorgan Chase to replace Manhattan headquarters with skyscraper

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JPMorgan Case renovated the property, which was built in 1961 and houses around 6,000 of its employees, several times but remained unhappy with its digs. The rezoning of 78 blocks of east midtown Manhattan was approved by the New York City Council in August, with the goal of enabling the area's aging building stock to be replaced by more modern - and taller - office towers. Read More »

Bitter cold Siberian weather with snow could engulf Ireland in coming days

Snow is also possible with the a risk of some wintry showers in some eastern and southern coastal counties and some may be of snow, but mainly dry elsewhere. Health experts have warned vulnerable people to take extra care, with extreme cold weather likely to worsen some health conditions. "So before it gets cold check on friends, family and neighbours who may be at risk and make sure they're heating their homes. Read More »

Evangelist Billy Graham, who inspired millions across the world, dies at 99

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He also suffered from hydrocephaly, or water on the brain, and prostate cancer. "They say this library is really not about Billy Graham , it's about Jesus, and it is". His reputation as "chaplain to the White House" gained him access not only to US presidents but to countries untouched by evangelical Christianity, and to leaders such as Winston Churchill, Mikhail Gorbachev and Pope John Paul II. Read More »

South Africa braces for tough budget

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The South African VAT has not been changed since 1993. THE Minister of Finance, Malusi Gigaba is now announcing the Budget for 2018/19. To limit the impact of the hike on poor individuals, this system will remain in place. Due to a favourable global economic outlook, improvements in the fiscal framework and "improving confidence, as business and consumers have responded positively to political developments over the last three months" South Africa now has to opportunity "to achieve faster ... Read More »

Tucson couple arrested in connection with abusing their children

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The couple was arrested after one of the children jumped out of a bedroom window and escaped from the house located in the 4100 block of North Flowing Wells Road, Arizona, on February 17. The PCSD said the investigation began February 17, when one of the children was able to escape the home through a bedroom window. David Turpin, 57, and his wife, Louise Turpin, 49, allegedly chained the home-schooled children to their beds and only allowed them to shower once per year. Read More »

Bangladesh mission observes International Mother Language Day in Tripura

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In Senior Secondary School (SSS), which also lasts three years, a Nigerian child, according to the policy, must study two languages: an indigenous language and English Language. As the world celebrates International Mother Language Day to promote linguistic and cultural diversity, it would be ideal to learn some African languages that will enable you to communicate with people while doing business on the continent or enjoying tourist destinations. Read More »

Yobe government confirm 48 students still unaccounted for after Boko Haram attack

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He told the Nigerian Tribune that a second headcount of the remaining students will take place Wednesday to ascertain the exact number in the school and what is the next step in getting the full assessment. "And, how many of them were able to return or ran home to their families", Sunmonu said. "I am sure by morning tomorrow, I should get the details from the ministry to know whether there are missing children or not". Read More »

Two Lawyers Killed In Shooting At Court Premises In Lahore, Pakistan

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According to details, the lawyers engaged into a fight over a longstanding property dispute. The attacker has been arrested, police said. As a result, Advocate Rana Nadeem suffered fatal firearm wounds and died on the spot, whereas another lawyer Owais Talib, who also suffered bullet injuries, died later at a hospital. Read More »

'Shame on you!': Florida school shooting survivor's speech makes headlines

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The students ended at a makeshift memorial with 17 white crosses, flowers and other tokens outside Stoneman Douglas. Young survivors of a USA school shooting in Florida have announced a national march on the capital, Washington. The organizers behind the Women's March are calling for a 17-minute (in honor of the 17 killed) nationwide walkout by teachers and students on March 14. Read More »

Japan wants U.S. to explain F-16 jettisoning fuel tanks

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Misawa City officials said Jobe told them that due to an engine fire shortly after the jet's takeoff, its pilot jettisoned heavy objects in areas where no damage was likely, as instructed in a manual. He urged the US forces and the Japanese government to look into the cause of the incident and compensate the affected fishermen. In Tokyo , Toshihiro Nikai, secretary general of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party, and Yoshihisa Inoue, Nikai's counterpart in the ruling ... Read More »

Lizzy Yarnold retains Olympic skeleton gold medal

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Her parents Judith and Clive Yarnold and husband James Roche were in the audience to cheer her on. "She's back in England a lot, visiting my family". "It means so much to me", said Yarnold, who lost her love for the sport following her Sochi success. Read More »

Tripura Election: 74% voter turnout

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The total voter turnout in the single-phase Tripura Assembly polls today was 74 % which is 17 percent less than the last Assembly election where 91.82 voter turnout was recorded. The party has not fielded any candidate from Kakrabon constituency in Gomati district. However, its official nominee Sukumar Chandra Das in Kakraban-Shalgarha Assembly seat (Reserved-Scheduled Caste) withdrew his nomination and joined the BJP . Read More »

2 men who surrendered in leader's murder case are dummies, says Congress

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The Kerala police had arrested two CPI (M) workers, Akash (23) and Rijin Raj (24), on Sunday around 10 pm. Congress' Kannur strongman K Sudhakaran is determined to undertake a 48-hour fast from Monday in the CPM bastion, and is also keen to scale up his mission into an indefinite fast if the killers are not nabbed. Read More »

PTI releases video statement after Nawaz Sharif's ouster as PML-N head

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The former Prime Minister asserted his family would remain steadfast in the pursuit of its mission despite the use of underhand tactics by opponents, Geo News reported. Faisal Chaudhry, a lawyer who pleaded against Nawaz Sharif, analyzed that the candidates of the ruling PML-N are also not eligible to contest the senate polls, because with the Wednesday's judgment, the court has ruled tickets issued by Sharif for the senate elections are also stand illegal. Read More »

Canadian Prime minister visits Taj Mahal with Family

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He's accompanied by six cabinet ministers, including all four who are Sikh. While the Canadian PM is expected to travel with his wife Sophie Gregoire and children Ella Grace Margaret Trudeau, Xavier James and Hadrien Trudeau, he will visit IIMA sans his family, aver sources. Read More »

Moscow accuses U.S. of encouraging Kurds to separate from Syria

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Lieutenant General Jeffrey Harrigian, commander of U.S. Air Force in the Middle East, said Tuesday that the tank had approached and fired on positions held by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a mostly Kurdish Pentagon-backed group that included Arabs and ethnic minorities, before it was bombed by a U.S. Read More »

Protests in North Gujarat, scores detained

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He claimed that Mevani was not co-operating and had misbehaved with officials. He succumbed to his injuries the next day at an Ahmedabad hospital. This led to a series of protests by Dalit activists across the state on Friday night and Saturday, including in Gandhinagar, Unjha, Chanasma and Patan in north Gujarat and Morbi in Saurashtra, with many resorting to blocking traffic and burning tyres. Read More »

White House Media Driver Detained After Bringing Gun to Work

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The driver, who's a contractor and not a White House employee, said he neglected to leave his personal weapon inside his vehicle before driving the van. Trump. A White House staffer instead drove the press van, USA Today reported , which departed for a nearby golf club where Trump was playing. No one was hurt in the accident and the damage to the van and security vehicle appeared to be minor, according to the pool report. Read More »

Democrat picks up seat in special election for Kentucky legislature

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And this week, the original Democratic incumbent, former schoolteacher and principal Linda Belcher , won her old seat back in a landslide victory of 68 to 32. "I believe the voters of Bullitt County deserve to have the person that they put in office", Rebecca Johnson told the Courier Journal . "Dan is gone but the story of his life is far from over", she said at the time. Read More »

European Union sources: Brexit is a mess' Boris Johnson tells German officials

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He said that instead of loosening rules in order to gain a competitive advantage over the European Union after Britain's scheduled departure in March 2019, it will engage in a "race to the top". Sixty-two Tory MPs have written to the Prime Minister, warning her not to water down Brexit . The reason however why the letter from the Conservative Brexiteer backbenches matters however is simple. Read More »

Meghalaya: PM Modi to visit Garo Hills on Feb 22

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Earlier in the day, Rahul Gandhi attacked Modi over his silence on the PNB bank fraud and the Rafale deal, saying sarcastically that he looked forward to his "sermon" on the issues in his " Mann ki Baat " programme. "By bringing that baccha (Rahul Gandhi) in Karnataka, we now know that we will win more than 150 seats here", Yeddyurappa said at a BJP social media conclave. Read More »

Former football coach jailed for 30 years for child sex abuse

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The 64-year-old, who abused young boys on an "industrial scale", was described as "the devil incarnate" by the Recorder of Liverpool , Clement Goldstone QC. "Why?" Cliffe asked before taking his seat again. Monday marked the first time during the trial that Bennell - who had watched the proceedings via video link from prison, where he is receiving medical treatment - had come face to face with his victims. Read More »

Red meat sector welcomes release of the CPTPP progress

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The 11 countries involved are New Zealand, Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Peru, Singapore, and Viet Nam . This is good news. Parker says there are "a number" of other side letters like this which are being worked through but won't say how many or with which countries. The CPTPP will be signed in Santiago, Chile, on 8 March. Read More »

Americans fault Trump, Congress for not doing enough to prevent mass shootings

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Congress fares worse than Trump, however, and 77% of respondents told a Washington Post-ABC survey that they strongly or somewhat agree with the idea that legislators need to do something. Another favored solution from conservatives, supported by almost 60% of Republicans, is allowing school teachers to carry guns. Support for an assault weapons ban saw the widest gap in party affiliation - with 83 percent support among liberal Democrats and just 26 percent support among conservative ... Read More »

Unemployment rises but wage growth accelerates

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Norway jobless rate rose 0.1 percent to 4.1 percent in December from September after adjusted for seasonal variations, its statistics department release revealed. "Meanwhile, inflation remains stubbornly high, with last week's CPI figure showing inflation stuck at 3%". In total, there were 1.47 million unemployed people, 46,000 more than for the three months to September but it's 123,000 fewer than recorded previous year. Read More »

Grand River watershed flooding causes several road closures

Changes in weather contribute to unsafe ice conditions that may remain long after the ship has left the area", it said. A flood watch now encompasses all but two of Arkansas' counties ahead of a system that is expected to bring several inches of rain, the National Weather Service said. Read More »

Upstate's Chadwick Boseman on Rolling Stone cover after record-breaking movie opening

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Enkosi Kumkani [ Thanks, King]! We celebrate BREAKING BOX OFFICE RECORDS with @ blackpanther for many reasons, but chief among them is because we had you as our king. Black Panther , which released on Friday, has quickly become the top-grossing film in history by a black director ( Ryan Coogler ), with global ticket sales for opening weekend expected to reach $387 million. Read More »

Increases Intermediate Capital Group (LON:ICP) Price Target to GBX 1350

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Therefore 56% are positive. Spectris PLC had 161 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Buy" on Wednesday, May 3. The stock decreased 0.37% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $21.83. About 805,843 shares traded or 101.88% up from the average. Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) has risen 4.04% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. Read More »

Morning Joe slams 'lackey' Florida governor for helping Trump undermine the Federal Bureau of Investigation

That tip said that Cruz had a gun, wanted to "kill people" and there was the "potential of him conducting a school shooting". Name SearchWatch Service' Rick Scott called for the FBI's director to resign because of the missteps. Some took politicians to task on Twitter. But by the time of Wednesday's shooting, Cruz had lost access to at least two of those support networks - his mother died several months ago and he was expelled from his high school. Read More »

Hellgate High students in Missoula plan 'walkout' to protest gun violence

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While DC locals were able to rally immediately, the survivors of Parkland have been mobilizing in Florida . The buses are scheduled to reach Tallahassee about 8:30 p.m. In the less than a week since the shooting, the hopes of Marjory Stoneman Douglas students that their tragedy would be the last have appeared precarious. Read More »