• At least 29 killed in IS attack on Nauroz celebrations in Kabul
At least 29 killed in IS attack on Nauroz celebrations in Kabul

An ambulance packed with explosives killed more than 100 people in the Chicken Street shopping area. Public health ministry spokesman Wahid Majro said 65 people were wounded in the attack, which was carried out by a bomber on foot. No one immediately claimed the attack, but Afghanistan is home to a powerful Islamic State affiliate that has re...

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  • Israel admits to destroying a nuclear reactor in Syria in 2007
Israel admits to destroying a nuclear reactor in Syria in 2007

While Israel's admission will come as little surprise, the declassified material provides new details on what is widely known as " Operation Orchard". Israel is believed to be the sole possessor of a nuclear arsenal in the Middle East with more than 200 undeclared nuclear warheads. Gen. (res.) Amos Yadlin, rejected allegations of an intellige...

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  • Day after Great Mills HS shooting, students remain in hospital
Day after Great Mills HS shooting, students remain in hospital

Politicians acknowledged that this shooting adds pressure to take action against gun violence, joining a nationwide groundswell of anger over the Valentine's Day killings of 17 people at a Florida high school by a teenager with an assault weapon.

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  • Dogara commends Buhari over release of Dapchi girls
Dogara commends Buhari over release of Dapchi girls

The girls were said to have been attended to at the Dapchi General hospital before they were conveyed in some mini buses and coaster luxury buses escorted by heavy military personnel. Analysts have attributed a financial motive to the Dapchi kidnapping given government ransom payments made to Boko Haram to secure the release of some of the captives...

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  • European Union plans no additional sanctions against Iran: Foreign Policy Chief
European Union plans no additional sanctions against Iran: Foreign Policy Chief

Trump's tone in this year's Nowruz message was a stark contrast from last year's, when he called the Iranian-American community "one of the most successful immigrant groups in our country's contemporary history". "That must also be discussed to reach a common position". Ali Sadr Hashemi Nejad, 38, was charged in a six-count indictment filed i...

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  • Indians missing in Iraq are dead: Sushma Swaraj
Indians missing in Iraq are dead: Sushma Swaraj

Khokon Sikdar and Samar Tikadar, both from Nadia district, were among 39 Indian labourers who were killed in Mosul by the ISIS in 2014. Swaraj said the authorities in Baghdad helped identify a mass grave and with the help of deep penetration radar, the buried bodies were discovered and exhumed.

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  • Trump touts 'great friendship' with Saudi Arabia
Trump touts 'great friendship' with Saudi Arabia

The Crown Prince's meeting with President Donald Trump on Tuesday is a tremendous opportunity to make progress on a range of issues and strengthen bilateral relations, a senior United States administration official said . "I thought your father made a very wise decision". Saudi concerns with NY include a post-9/11 law that could jeopardize assets ...

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  • Forecast: Storm could bring up to 10 inches of snow Wednesday
Forecast: Storm could bring up to 10 inches of snow Wednesday

A spokesman for the Met Office said: "Obviously things are improving - the worst conditions are out of the way in terms of snow although we're looking at some chilly nights ahead". A Winter Storm Watch has been issued starting 6 p.m. Tuesday into Wednesday evening. According to BBC Weather's Steve Cleaton, over 20cm of snow has been off...

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  • MS governor signs the nation's most restrictive abortion ban into law
MS governor signs the nation's most restrictive abortion ban into law

Gov. Bryant tweeted Monday-I was proud to sign House Bill 1510 this afternoon. " Mississippi politicians have shown once again that they will stop at nothing to deny women this fundamental right, targeting the state's last remaining clinic in defiance of the U.S.

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  • North Korea to host first K-Pop shows since 2005
North Korea to host first K-Pop shows since 2005

The South Korean and US militaries usually stage the two drills in March for about two months but the period of this year's field exercise was cut by half, mainly due to the Olympics, said the South Korean official, who asked not to be identified.

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  • Double defeat for challenge to new Congressional map
Double defeat for challenge to new Congressional map

At issue was a map put in place by Republicans at the state level in Pennsylvania following the 2010 census. That court's decision came without comment. While that political situation appears settled, what also got settled on Monday - at least for the time being - was that a combined group of 12 judges on federal benches had avoided a major con...

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  • Trump wants PR effort on dangers of drugs
Trump wants PR effort on dangers of drugs

During a speech in New Hampshire Monday, President Donald Trump laid out detailed administration plans to combat the ongoing opioid crisis across the country. However, in November, the White House opioid commission also released a strong plan, most of which hasn't been acted on yet, and it is critical that we see actual follow-through on this pro...

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  • Jim Carrey unveils Trump, 'Wizard of Oz'-inspired artwork
Jim Carrey unveils Trump, 'Wizard of Oz'-inspired artwork

Monstrous!", the actor wrote in a caption. A Carrey spokesperson confirmed to Mashable that the "sketch" was Carrey's handiwork, but could not confirm that the person portrayed was Sanders. Jim Carrey hasn't exactly been hiding his disdain of the Trump administration, frequently criticizing the White House on social media. Never one to...

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  • Democrats claim too-close-to-call Pennsylvania vote
Democrats claim too-close-to-call Pennsylvania vote

Officials then started counting several thousand absentee ballots to try to decide the result but Mr Lamb claimed victory ahead of any official announcement and before TV networks, which often call USA elections, had predicted a victor.

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  • President Trump bans the use of Venezuelan cryptocurrencies
President Trump bans the use of Venezuelan cryptocurrencies

The petro coin is Nicolas Maduro's, Venezuela's president, desperate attempt to pull his country from its economic and humanitarian crisis. Each petro is backed by one barrel of the country's oil. In his order, Trump noted that Venezuela's own National Assembly had denounced the petro as unlawful. Doing so could impact civilian Venezuela...

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  • United States trade groups raise concerns over Trump planned tariffs on China
United States trade groups raise concerns over Trump planned tariffs on China

Trump said the Chinese government had forced USA companies to transfer their intellectual property to China as a cost of doing business there. The administration is said to be considering targeting at least $30 billion of Chinese imports. As you continue to investigate harmful technology and intellectual property practices, we ask that any remedy c...

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  • Donald Trump yet to congratulate Vladimir Putin
Donald Trump yet to congratulate Vladimir Putin

With almost 100% of the votes counted, the Central Election Commission (CEC) announced that Mr. Putin, who has run Russian Federation as President or Prime Minister since 1999, had won 76.69% of the vote. With leading rival Aleskei Navalny kept out, the election was a formality. Navalny said his team planned to stage protests but released few det...

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  • Yakuza 6 Demo Returning to PS4
Yakuza 6 Demo Returning to PS4

When you pre-order, or if you manage to land one of the first-run copies of the game, you'll receive a Steelbook cover with Kiryu and Ryuji Goda for free. For an in-depth look at the world of Yakuza , or for a refresher on key personalities and story moments throughout the series, be sure to check out the Yakuza Experience Website .

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  • Vladimir Putin to lead Russian Federation for another six years
Vladimir Putin to lead Russian Federation for another six years

He then led the enthusiastic crowd to chant " Russia! ". Sergei Inshakov, a 37-year-old part-time taxi driver, said he would vote for Putin even though he was not getting enough state support for his two children. Navalny's headquarters said activists sent out to monitor the vote reported people being bused to polling stations by their employers. ...

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  • Mostly sunny Monday; Snow chance on Wednesday
Mostly sunny Monday; Snow chance on Wednesday

The biggest threat for tornadoes will be from Nashville to Birmingham and just west of Atlanta this afternoon and evening. A fourth winter storm could hit the North East coast and mid-Atlantic areas of the U.S.in time for the first day of spring, with parts of the tri-state area facing warnings that it could see two separate blasts of snow in the...

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  • Southeast Asian leaders seek agreement on South China Sea code
Southeast Asian leaders seek agreement on South China Sea code

An Australian paper had said that Turnbull would find it "awkward" to meet Najib following the remarks by Alex Turnbull. Immediately after the conference, His Majesty proceeded to the Grand Ballroom Foyer together with the Prime Minister of Australia and other Heads of State and Government of Asean for the leaders' welcome reception and official ...

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  • Flake hopes Republicans would stand up if Trump fires Robert Mueller
Flake hopes Republicans would stand up if Trump fires Robert Mueller

Trump attorney, John Dowd, told CNN that if was time to end the Mueller probe on Saturday. The US intelligence community has concluded that Moscow conducted an influence campaign aimed at swaying the 2016 presidential election to Trump over Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.

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  • KMVQ (99.7 Now!)/San Francisco Reacts And Relates To National Student Walk Out
KMVQ (99.7 Now!)/San Francisco Reacts And Relates To National Student Walk Out

Students held placards bearing the names of the 17 students and faculty killed in the Parkland shootings . Schools in the Nogales and Santa Cruz Valley unified school districts are on spring break this week, and therefore didn't participate in a walkout.

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  • Who is Andria Zafirakou? 'World's Best Teacher' knows 35 languages
Who is Andria Zafirakou? 'World's Best Teacher' knows 35 languages

The Global Teacher prize was setup by the UAE-based founder of GEMS Education and the non-profit Varkey Foundation, Sunny Varkey. She redesigned the curriculum across all subjects from scratch - working alongside other teachers - and learnt the basics of numerous 35 languages spoken at her school.

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  • Russian Federation will expel British diplomats in poisoning standoff
Russian Federation will expel British diplomats in poisoning standoff

US President Donald Trump said it looked as though the Russians were behind it. Britain says the Russian state is behind the poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in the English city of Salisbury. But in an unexpected twist, Russian investigators said on Friday they had opened a criminal investigation into the attempted murder of ...

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  • Korean para Nordic skier thanks his mother for Paralympic gold
Korean para Nordic skier thanks his mother for Paralympic gold

Hall paid tribute to his late mother Gayle Hall who was killed in a vehicle accident in 2010, not long after he won his first Olympic gold medal in Vancouver. The Russian finished in 37:42.6, with a flawless performance. "As a kid, I had an accident on a small farm in Prince Edward Island and now tomorrow night, I'll be a flag bearer at the Paral...

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  • Turnbull shaking 'hand of blood, the hand of exploitation — ASEAN summit protests
Turnbull shaking 'hand of blood, the hand of exploitation — ASEAN summit protests

To speak at the closing of the conference, I was the only one invited (to speak). The agreement has come with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull raising concerns over the use of technology in plotting, funding and carrying out terrorism attacks.

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  • Trump re-affirms plan to meet Kim Jong Un
Trump re-affirms plan to meet Kim Jong Un

Japan has been more guarded about those talks than South Korea, and wants any discussion to include ways to resolve a dispute over the return of those abducted by North Korean agents. " Sweden has somewhat of a relationship with North Korea ", Trump said, during the press conference, which came two days ahead of him accepting an invitation by Kim...

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  • Will continue to
Will continue to "fully cooperate" with Robert Mueller: White House

Futerfas, a lawyer representing the Trump Organization. Previous reports found that Mueller had requested documents related to the Trump family from Deutche Bank; the latest subpoenas could help confirm information found there. Witnesses have already been asked about planned property deals in Moscow. Trump signed a nonbinding "letter of inten...

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  • Jagan moves his own no-trust motion in LS
Jagan moves his own no-trust motion in LS

During a teleconference with TDP politburo members, Chandrababu Naidu, referring to YSR Congress Party (YSRCP), said there is a conspiracy being hatched between the main opposition in Andhra Pradesh and the Prime Minister's Office (PMO).

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  • Rep. Louise Slaughter Dies at 88
Rep. Louise Slaughter Dies at 88

An aide to Slaughter says the 88-year old Democratic congresswoman from upstate NY has died. "The first woman to ever chair the powerful House Rules Committee, she used her leadership position to fight for women and working families in NY and across the country".

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  • Interior secretary wrongly used 'konnichiwa' at hearing on Japanese-American internment camps
Interior secretary wrongly used 'konnichiwa' at hearing on Japanese-American internment camps

One of her grandfathers, a USA citizen kept in Oahu's "Hell's Valley" camp, couldn't even talk about his experience there until he was much older. Among the lawmakers who also criticized Zinke were Rep. " Whether intentional or not, his comments invoke the offensive stereotype that Asian Americans are perpetual foreigners regardless of how long t...

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  • Ukraine drops to 138th place in World Happiness Report 2018
Ukraine drops to 138th place in World Happiness Report 2018

The report analyses incomes, health, life expectancy, social support, freedom, trust and generosity, based on wellbeing polls from each nation. This year's report also focused on migration within and between countries, it evaluated 117 countries by the happiness and well-being of their immigrants, with Finland also ranked at number one.

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  • BJP's 4th RS nomination causes flutter in polls
BJP's 4th RS nomination causes flutter in polls

In addition, the party also has the support of three independents, including Kunda MLA Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiyya. The Congress' national leadership has partially endorsed Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah's selection of candidates for the Rajya Sabha polls from the state, but has also imposed a visible check on his unilat...

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  • Canada promises millions for Palestinian relief
Canada promises millions for Palestinian relief

More than 90 countries were invited to participate in the Rome conference, which was attended by Antonio Guterres, UN secretary-general, and Federica Mogherini, the European Union's foreign policy chief. He pointed out continuing the support for UNRWA is a political message that the world still cares about suffering of the Palestinian refugees, in ...

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  • Kentucky State Police search for suspect in Pikeville Police officer's killing
Kentucky State Police search for suspect in Pikeville Police officer's killing

Hamilton was shot and killed while assisting Kentucky State Police Trooper Matt Martin investigate a suspicious vehicle at 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, police said. "They had a presence in the area due to past known incidences of drug trafficking", Officer Jody Sims told reporters during a news conference. The City of Pikeville went into an immediate stat...

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  • Family heartbroken by death of dog in jet's overhead bin
Family heartbroken by death of dog in jet's overhead bin

In a statement, United spokesperson Maggie Schmerin said the airline is "thoroughly investigating" what happened so that it never happens again. Just recently a flight attendant of the airline kept a crate that had a dog in it in the overhead bin of the aircraft.

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  • Beast from the East to bite again as snow heads for UK
Beast from the East to bite again as snow heads for UK

The Met Office say they're unable to confirm at the moment where in the United Kingdom the potentially heavy snow will hit. "This is most likely near the Thames estuary and the Wash, and these snow showers could then spread westwards". There will also be a significant wind chill, making it feel colder than the temperatures suggest. According ...

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  • Counter-terrorism police called in as Russian exile found dead in London
Counter-terrorism police called in as Russian exile found dead in London

Glushkov was an associate of Boris Berezovsky , a Russian oligarch and Kremlin critic who died in London in 2013. The man found on Monday is believed to be Russian businessman Nikolai Glushkov. A close friend of the deceased said to the Russian radio station Govorit Moskva that he may have died of AIDS, adding that Glushkov never hid his h...

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  • Abbas Cuts Short Visit to Jordan Amid Attack on Palestinian Official
Abbas Cuts Short Visit to Jordan Amid Attack on Palestinian Official

Hamas condemned the explosion, calling it a crime and an attempt to "hurt efforts to achieve unity and reconciliation". Hamdallah said the blast would not disrupt attempts to reconcile with Hamas . The PA's rhetorical onslaught on Hamas is also created to send a message to the Palestinian public that the terror group that rules the Gaza Strip...

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