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Ivanka Trump attends Big Air Olympic final

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The icy near-miss between the North and the U.S.at the opening ceremony doesn't bode well for any kind of a thaw at the closer. Moon said the US and South Korea should make use of the current mood of rapprochement between the Koreas in seeking denuclearization. Read More »

Pakistan not on FATF's terror financing watch-list, public announcements reveal

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But the list of jurisdictions identified to have strategic AML/CFT deficiencies does not include Pakistan and instead lists Ethiopia, Iraq, Serbia, Sri Lanka, Syria, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Vanuatu and Yemen. The minister said Pakistan was included in the Countries where youth was in majority. "Most of the concerns raised by the U.S. side regarding deficiencies in our CFT/AML regime had already been addressed in 2015 when Pakistan got an exit from the grey list", Dr Faisal told media. Read More »

Madhav Slams Tharoor for Comparing NPP with 'Wagging Tail' of BJP

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Projecting BJP as "two-faced", Tharoor said "The BJP government at the centre is a two-faced government that dares to seek your vote and with the NPP and other smaller parties, these are the two faced parties that try to disguise the fact that they are playing along with the agenda of the BJP". Read More »

Ivanka Trump cheers on United States in Big Air competition

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If this failed, U.S. President Donald Trump said "phase two" could be "very, very unfortunate for the world". South Korea has agreed to pay the $2.64 million (£1.89 million/€2.15 million) bill for North Korea's participation the Winter Olympic Games from its Ministry of Unification budget. Read More »

UN Security Council Demands Temporary Cease-fire In Syria

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Sweden's Ambassador to the U.N. Olof Skoog said the resolution could potentially abate violence and save lives. "The UN convoys and evacuation teams are ready to go", he said. and demands that all parties engage to this end". Al Jazeera's Diplomatic Editor James Bays, reporting from the United Nations headquarters in NY, said Russian Federation had objected to an earlier version of the resolution which called for an "immediate ceasefire" in Syria . Read More »

Syria war: UN Security Council approves 30-day ceasefire

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She pointed out that the resolution had been held up by the Russia's inability to agree on the initial language, but that little had been in the final draft. Russian UN ambassador Vassily Nebenzya had said there was "no agreement" and presented amendments to the draft resolution "for it to be realistic", while the Syrian ambassador to the UN, Basher al-Jaafari, accused the global body and mainstream media of backing " terrorists recruited by the U.S. Read More »

Andrew Lincoln Performs a Song for a Departing WALKING DEAD Cast Member

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But Carl doesn't have a right eye. So how are the heroes going to regroup and how will they finally, truly, eventually get rid of Negan ( Jeffrey Dean Morgan)? There's no getting around how tough the mid-season premiere of The Walking Dead will be as we say goodbye to one of the original members of the cast. Read More »

GoM recommends kicking off inter-state e-way bills from April 1

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Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi (centre) addresses the media regarding the implementation of e-way bill system in New Delhi on Saturday. As per the Goods and Services Tax ( GST ) provision, transporters are required to carry an electronic way bill or e-way bill when moving goods between states. Read More »

China slams new USA sanctions on North Korea

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The Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control announced the measures, which are created to disrupt North Korean shipping and trading companies and vessels and to further isolate Pyongyang. Tensions on the Korean Peninsula appear to have eased in the last few weeks; however, with South Korea expressing it was cautiously optimistic of making progress with inter-Korean relations in the wake of a visit by North Korean officials during the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. Read More »

1 dead in double stabbing at MA library

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A 22-year-old woman was fatally stabbed by a man with a hunting knife inside the reading room of the library. WINCHESTER - Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Winchester Chief of Police Peter MacDonnell have confirmed that shortly after 10:30 a.m. Read More »

Central bank loans ABLV almost 300 million in a week

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Latvia's central bank late Friday tripled emergency liquidity assistance to ABLV after input from the ECB and local regulators. However his own case, in which he is suspected of soliciting bribes, has nothing to do with any bank now operating in Latvia, according to investigating officers of the KNAB anti-corruption agency. Read More »

#BoycottNRA: Companies turn against United States gun lobby

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Corporate lawyers say the NRA could argue for money damages if those companies terminate the long-term contract before the expiration date, but they feel it is unlikely to do so. On Thursday, the First National Bank of Omaha , which has an NRA-branded Visa credit card, said in a statement that it had decided not to renew the contract. Read More »

School officer stayed outside during shooting

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Nikolas Cruz, a 19-year-old former student at the school, has been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder. "There are no words", the sheriff said. "Just being here, watching baseball, practicing throughout the week, it's just been great". But recent graduate Zachary Knecht added, "You never know what's going through someone's mind ..." On NBC's "Meet the Press", Parkland survivor Emma Gonzalez said, "These people who are being funded by the NRA are not going to be allowed to ... Read More »

Ex-Trump campaign pleads guilty in Russian Federation investigation

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Gates, 45, is the fifth former Trump aide to plead guilty in the Mueller probe, and the first to plead guilty to more than one criminal charge. The new indictment against Paul Manafort was filed in U.S. Before Gates appeared with Green to formally admit his guilt, he had become briefly distraught at taking that final step, according to people familiar with the case. Read More »

At least 30 killed in four insurgent attacks across Afghanistan

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There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the latest attack in Kabul , which in recent months has become one of the deadliest places in war-torn Afghanistan for civilians. One security official succumbed to injuries sustained in the second suicide bomb attack at another military base in Helmand's Lashkar Gah city. Two soldiers were injured in the attack. Read More »

Preacher Graham's body begins journey from mountains to Charlotte

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Leighton Ford, the evangelist's brother-in-law, said he was thankful for the show of support and also a little sad. "And I think it is a day - as, as we were saying who's going to carry this on?" Rev. In Black Mountain, a group sang "Amazing Grace". "It's come with the territory", said Joe Tyson, a family friend who runs a furniture store in Black Mountain, where he watched the procession. Read More »

Trump's suggestion to arm teachers draws criticism

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Trump - who received strong backing from the NRA during his White House run - has shown a new-found willingness to take at least some steps on gun control following the Parkland shooting. Trump said armed teachers would have "shot the hell out of" Nikolas Cruz . It involves both more guns and more controls. "There's no question about that", Trump said of Scot Peterson on the White House South Lawn before leaving to speak at CPAC. Read More »

Armed teacher 'would have shot hell out' of Parkland gunman

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He said Thursday that many teachers have military experience and suggested they be paid bonuses for the added responsibility of carrying weapons. He pointed to reports that the school resource officer at the high school in Florida stayed outside instead of entering the building when shots were fired as evidence that it would be better to arm teachers than hire security guards. Read More »

Delta abruptly reverses course, severs contract with the NRA

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Attendees visit the National Rifle Association (NRA) booth during the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) 2016 at National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland, outside Washington, March 3, 2016. First National Bank will cease issuing NRA-branded Visa cards to its customers as well, citing "customer feedback" as the reason for scrapping the offering. Read More »

Delta to end group travel contract with NRA

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Gun-control organizations Moms Demand Action and Everytown sent a letter Friday asking five companies - Google, Amazon, Apple, AT&T and Roku - to cease streaming NRATV, saying "it's time for tech leaders to acknowledge their role in helping the NRA spread this unsafe content". Read More »

Korea approves visit by sanctioned N. Korean official

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South Korea can not acknowledge North Korea as a nuclear state and talks with the North on denuclearisation and improving inter-Korean relations must go hand in hand, the South's President Moon Jae-in said on Friday, cited by his spokesman. Read More »

Democrats say the Federal Bureau of Investigation assessed Trump associate to be Russian agent

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Democrats say the Federal Bureau of Investigation did not rely on the controversial dossier written by former British intelligence officer Christopher Steele, which was in part funded by Democrats, when they started investigating Page. In response to the Democratic memo, Page calls it "misinformation" and "the latest smear campaign" by Democratic Party loyalists. "Neither the initial application in October 2016, nor any of the renewals, disclose or reference the role of the DNC, Clinton ... Read More »

Red Cross says 23 staff left over sexual misconduct since 2015

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A total of 21 Red Cross staff have been fired or resigned over alleged sexual misconduct since 2015, the charity has said, as the aid sector reels from a sex abuse scandal. "We owe it to the people we serve to behave with absolute integrity". The charity was hit by allegations senior staff used prostitutes while part of an global response to the devastating quake in 2010. Read More »

Trump proposes arming teachers during CPAC speech

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The influential National Rifle Association, which spent about $30 million in support of Trump's presidential campaign, is firmly opposed to raising the legal age for the purchase of long guns from 18 to 21. And I said to our people, don't use the word reform because they are were going to go with the tax reform act, and I said no wonder for 45 years nothing's been passed ... Read More »

Sheriff says Broward deputies will carry rifles on school grounds

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United States president Donald Trump has pressed for the arming of teachers and more school security guards following last week's mass shooting in Florida . Peterson has been a school resource officer at Stoneman Douglas since 2009. "Through 2014, Deputy Peterson conducted numerous investigations and follow-ups entailing property crimes, assaults, and narcotics violations". Read More »

Four Sheriff's Deputies Stood Outside During Florida School Shooting

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The resentment among Coral Springs officials toward Broward County officials about what they perceived to be a dereliction of duty may have reached a boiling point at a vigil the night of February 15, where, in front of dozens of others, Coral Springs City Manager Mike Goodrum confronted Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel . Read More »

Alibaba Group (BABA) Downgraded by Vetr to "Buy"

Lowe's Cos Inc now has $80.89B valuation. Eulav Asset Management decreased Schwab Charles Corp New (NYSE:SCHW) stake by 13,000 shares to 192,000 valued at $8.40 million in 2017Q3. portfolio. Robeco Institutional Asset Mgmt Bv reported 72,907 shares. Swiss Bank & Trust reported 95,328 shares. Shares for $163,675 were sold by Ramsay Paul D . Read More »

Temperatures set to plunge as low as -8c

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Forecasters have warned that the cold snap - dubbed the Beast from the East - could last into March. "It's not just the United Kingdom that will be affected, much of Europe will see temperatures well below average". Eleanor Bell, principal meteorologist at The Weather Channel, said it will begin to feel much colder over the next several days as the "Beast from the East" takes charge. Read More »

Woman attacked by shark at Sydney beach

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The predator was believed to be between 2.7m and 3.2m long. 'She was swimming at dusk, which is never really recommended'. The attack triggered the closure of Congwong, Little Congwong, Yarra Bay and Frenchman's Bay beaches, which stayed closed on Saturday during temperatures of 33C. Read More »