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Pink shirt day February 28

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She says the pink shirt symbolizes the students and parents who stand together. "In this 21st Century, technology has been added to make the world of parenting a bit more complex", Todd told a group of students and politicians from all parties. Read More »

US NAFTA autos negotiator called from Mexico for consultations

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Mexican negotiators have said the auto content issue must be resolved in large part between the White House and the Big Three Detroit automakers who dominate the industry. The disagreement came about because of Trump sticking by his demand that Mexico pays for a border wall between the two countries. Multi-billion dollar investments are "not made on a five-year horizon - they're being made on a 40-year horizon and are also predicated on having some consistent rules of trade and market ... Read More »

United States makes staff reduction at Havana embassy permanent

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In October, the department ordered non-essential personnel and all family members to leave Havana, arguing the US could not protect diplomats from unexplained illnesses that have harmed at least 24 Americans. Cuba has said there were no attacks and strongly denied any allegations of wrongdoing. Family members accompanying diplomats will remain prohibited. Read More »

Storm Emma: New Red alert issued for snow

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Another 24-hour warning is in place for Wednesday: "Heavy snow showers are expected on Wednesday". The forecast from the Met Office , which lasts until 10am on Thursday , said: "Roads will become blocked by deep snow , with many stranded vehicles and passengers". Read More »

Ex-Catalan leader Puigdemont withdraws bid to regain power

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Puigdemont fled to Belgium in October after declaring Catalonia's independence from Spain . Supporters had said he could govern remotely. In his filmed speech, Puigdemont said he was renouncing his bid to lead Catalonia again so that the region now under direct Madrid rule could get a new government. Read More »

East And West, Both Coasts Brace For Major Winter Storms

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There is also a hurricane-force wind warning for offshore waters in southeastern New England. It was the second time this year that Boston streets, including areas around the Long Wharf and the rapidly developing Seaport District, flooded in a winter storm. Read More »

European Union 'will react firmly' to United States steel, aluminium tariffs

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The president tweeted , "Example, when we are down $100 billion with a certain country and they get cute, don't trade anymore-we win big ". President Donald Trump knows the most important factor for having a country: steel. But Cowen and Company analyst Novid Rassouli says the tariffs shouldn't cause too much inflation . The Australian government has begun urgently lobbying the Trump administration for an exemption to steel and aluminium import tariffs amid fears it could lead ... Read More »

Waste collections in Colchester to resume next week

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Waveney District Council has issued advice to residents over the process of catching up on bin collections. If your green bin collection was postponed, this will unfortunately not be able to be collected until the next scheduled visit. Bring to sites and will be emptied on Saturday March 3 and collections will be made next week. The black bin and sacks will be collected by crews over the coming days. Read More »

Three people dead in house fire in Ireland

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Firefighters were called to the blaze on Molly Road at 7.14am today as flames consumed the house, leaving only the smouldering shell of the building standing. Fermanagh and Omagh District Commander Superintendent Jane Humphries speaking to reporters at Enniskillen Police Station. "God help them all", she said. Read More »

Iran detains 35 women for going to football match

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According to the semi-official ISNA news agency, Iranian interior ministry spokesman Seyyed Salman Samani said the female football fans were not arrested - but transferred to a "proper place" by police. However, earlier reports said that two women were held. "In a great country such as Iran , more can certainly be done", he said ". "I wish women would gather outside the stadium to ask men not to enter without them". Read More »

John Kelly: 'I have absolutely nothing to even consider resigning over'

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Kelly said he asked Porter about that physical allegation that same night, and accepted Porter's resignation, some two hours after the photo hit the Internet. Kelly said he had started looking into who had clearances and any delays in granting permanent clearances last fall. The White House continually changed its story about what it knew about the accusations against Porter, and when. Read More »

Russian model in Thai jail promises to spill President Trump secrets

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Rybka was detained in Thailand Sunday with nine other Russians who police said claimed to be sex experts running a course on lovemaking, according to the Thai newspaper The Nation . When he was confronted by CNN previous year, Deripaska called allegations that he may have been a back channel from the Kremlin to the Trump campaign "fake news". Read More »

Cops: Teen who shot self at school planned massacre

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Simons arrived at the school at 7:44 a.m. and immediately proceeded to a bathroom. The 13-year-old boy had also pondered on his posthumous notoriety, imagining the media coverage of the planned attack and his name being attached to other killers. Read More »

As he eyes Augusta, Tiger Woods adds another event to his schedule

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Golf fans have flocked to Tiger Woods' latest comeback attempt, and promising signs in his first three starts has left the world buzzing. This will be Tiger's first outing at the Valspar Championship. After a week off following his 12th-place finish at the Honda Classic , Woods will again appear in back-to-back events the next two weekends. "I need to keep playing tournaments", Woods said after the Honda Classic . Read More »

Boone County deputy shot, killed by fleeing suspect, police say

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LEBANON, Ind. (AP) - A central IN sheriff's deputy who was shot IN the head while chasing three suspects won't survive and was on life support for donation of his organs, authorities said Friday. was ordered to stop, but instead he fled the scene in a silver Ford Focus with two other people, later identified as his father, John Baldwin Sr., 55, and Anthony Baumgarht, 21. Read More »

BJP will end Left's 25-year run, take Tripura, say exit polls

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The BJP in Meghalaya is likely to get 4-8 seats with a vote share of 16.6 per cent. Out of three exit polls, no one has predicted clear-cut majority for the Congress party in the 60-member Meghalaya Assembly. AxisMyIndia has predicted a big win for BJP-IPFT alliance and projected the winning figures at 44-50 with 49 percent vote share. Meanwhile, just 24-hours after the polls, state Congress president Kewe Khape Therie said the party "will draw a blank" as its candidates were on ... Read More »

No agreement between Israel and Poland on 'Holocaust Law'

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Israel says the law could criminalise some survivors whose testimony implicates Poles. As now written, the legislation calls for prison terms of up to three years for attributing the crimes of Nazi Germany to the Polish state or nation. That is something that Polish officials deny. But prosecutors are already looking for cases where Poland is defamed over its wartime activities. The law has also been criticised by the United States, which fears that it could stifle free expression and ... Read More »

Complaint filed against Kerala magazine, model over breastfeeding cover pic

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The interview also revealed that Joseph's family did not approve of her decision to feature on the cover in this manner. "People would probably have no problems seeing graphic images of people getting killed in newspapers and television, but can not bear to see a woman bond with her child by feeding it", the 27-year-old actress told The Indian Express . Read More »

Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin might remake 9 to 5

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The original, which also starred Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin , featured three secretaries getting revenge on their sexist boss (played by Dabney Coleman ). "So, they come to find us just to get some input". The story of three office workers who get fed up with their completely ridiculous boss (played to perfection, of course, by everyone's favorite moustached '80s character actor, Dabney Coleman ) and decide to teach him a lesson is a real treat, and still has an edge almost 40 years after ... Read More »

Spectris (SXS) Given Buy Rating at Shore Capital

Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 1,106 shares. In a note revealed to clients on Friday morning, Ashtead Group (LON:AHT) stock had its Equal-weight Rating kept by stock research analysts at Morgan Stanley. Homrich & Berg stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT). Moreover, Mackay Shields Llc has 0.07% invested in the company for 132,807 shares. Read More »

More than 20 flights cancelled at Aberdeen airport

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If their flights are cancelled passengers are requested not to make their way to the airport. Robin Wright, from Midlothian, described the situation as a "total nightmare" after spending a second day at the airport with her husband and two young children after their flight to Dubai was cancelled. Read More »

Polling Begins in Nagaland, One Injured in Blast at Monday district

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According to sources, the crude bomb landed on the roof of the EBRC Tizit, designated Polling station no 20 and the splinters injured one person. Prohibitory orders banning the assembly of five or more people were imposed in Dhansiripar sub-division under Dimapur district on Tuesday, the Nagaland Post reported. Read More »

PSL2 finalists Peshawar, Quetta collide in Sharjah

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Peshawar Zalmi were comprehensively beaten last time out albeit against the form side in PSL 2018 in the Karachi Kings while the Gladiators picked up a routine win against Islamabad United . Gladiators are back in the game but Zalmi need 35 in the last five overs. Islamabad United collapsed against Peshawar Zalmi by 34 runs but rallied to defeat Multan Sultans by 5 wickets in their next match. Read More »

Asia fears trade war after Trump plans hefty steel, aluminium tariffs

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Trump's decision, which leans on a rarely used trade provision allowing protections for national security, could also hit other countries far more than China, which has been the main target of the administration's trade anger. Toyota Motor Corp., which plans to build a new $1.6 billion factory in Alabama together with Mazda Motor Corp., said the administration's decision will "adversely impact" auto companies by raising costs and prices of cars and trucks sold in the U.S. Read More »

Photos show python devouring Florida deer weighing more than itself

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In photos of the regurgitation-in-progress, the body of the deer extrudes from the snake's maw, which gapes impossibly wide to accommodate the fawn's body. A total of 20 adult male pythons are now under surveillance through radio telemetry, leading researchers to more pythons during the breeding season. Read More »

Justin Trudeau Supports The Idea That His Trip To India Was Sabotaged

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He was grilled Tuesday by the opposition over the remarks of a senior security official, who alleged that the India government was "complicit" in the " Jaspal Atwal affair". Sarai, had previously claimed responsibility for Atwal's official invitation . The MEA's reaction came hours of Trudeau, while speaking in the Canadian Parliament, backed the official who floated the rogue Indian elements theory. Read More »