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Wales shaken by 4.4 magnitude natural disaster

Wales shaken by 4.4 magnitude natural disaster

The tremors briefly interrupted a Welsh soccer match 43 minutes into the game, according to a tweet from a football club's account . Tremors were felt across the Bristol Channel into England too. What has been described as a minor natural disaster hit with a 4. 4 magnitude and affected parts of Wales and England at around 2:31pm today, Saturday 17 February. Read More

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Chabahar will be a golden gateway, says Narendra Modi

Chabahar will be a golden gateway, says Narendra Modi

During the talks between the two leaders, India is also believed to have briefed Iran about the role of Pakistan-sponsored terrorism in attempts to destabilise the situation in Kashmir. Karbasian was addressing an interactive meeting with Indian and Iranian business leaders, organised by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India. Read More

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Moscow Preliminarily Confirms Death of 5 Russians in Coalition's Strike in Syria

Moscow Preliminarily Confirms Death of 5 Russians in Coalition's Strike in Syria

The Russian Foreign Ministry says five Russians have been killed in a U.S. strike in Syria , the first official recognition of Russian deaths in the incident that has threatened to further strain Russia-U.S. air power was unleashed. "We do not have a fight with [Syrian] pro-regime forces", Col. Dillon said. "Despite the attack being unprovoked , it was not entirely unexpected", he said. Read More

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FBI offers $10K reward in girl's disappearance

FBI offers $10K reward in girl's disappearance

Al.com reports that an arrest affidavit indicates that the attacker approached Brittany Todd from behind once she arrived home after dropping off her two oldest children at school. Tecklenburg said investigators have identified a person of interest in the case and they want to speak with him. He was depicted with an elaborate a flame tattoo on one side of his face and a lightning bolt on the other cheek. Read More

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Canadian PM Justin Trudeau arrives in India

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau arrives in India

The issue of Indian politicians fearing there is a rise in Sikh separatist extremism behaviour coming out of Canada is also going to hang over this visit. "COMMENTS" A team comprising Canadian officials today paid a visit to the Golden Temple in the wake of the visit of Canadian PM to Amritsar", said the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) Chief Secretary Roop Singh. Read More

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Appeals court rules that latest Trump travel ban is unconstitutional

Appeals court rules that latest Trump travel ban is unconstitutional

The 4th Circuit, by a 9-4 vote, ruled that the latest ban, like an earlier one, most likely violated the Constitution's Establishment Clause, which forbids religious discrimination by the government. The justices wrote at the time that it expected that the appeals courts would rule "with appropriate dispatch". The justices are due in April to hear arguments over the ban and issue a ruling by the end of June. Read More

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Democrats flip House District 72 in upset victory

Democrats flip House District 72 in upset victory

Among early returns, Good bettered Buchanan 55 to 43 percent with vote-by-mail and early in-person voting. Even so, it's a race that, on paper, Republicans should have won. But we are better than what we see on late-night TV. Democrats lead Republicans on just one issue: healthcare. US satisfaction hasn't been as high as it is today since November 2016, right before the presidential election, when Democrats' satisfaction soared. Read More

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Student With Loaded Handgun Arrested at Clarksburg High School

Student With Loaded Handgun Arrested at Clarksburg High School

Like the Crime Stoppers program, students can receive cash rewards for tips. The weapon was not used in a threatening manner, school administrators said. We wanted to share information with you today about an incident occurring at our school. Each of our Plano ISD high schools and senior high schools has a school resource officer at the campus fulltime, and each of these police officers has had additional training in the event of a hostile situation involving a live weapon. Read More

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Trump's 2019 NASA Budget Request Puts Moon Ahead of Space Station

Trump's 2019 NASA Budget Request Puts Moon Ahead of Space Station

The president announced on Monday plans to end direct federal funding for the orbiting lab by 2025 and provide $150 million to begin a program to "encourage commercial development of capabilities" that NASA could use in its place. SpaceX and Boeing, meanwhile, are developing crew capsules to fly astronauts to and from the space station within the next year. The NASA document notes that the station's global partners are each at a different state in planning for operations of the ISS ... Read More

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United Kingdom charity watchdog to probe Oxfam

United Kingdom charity watchdog to probe Oxfam

She had previously travelled to countries like Cambodia and Thailand to promote Oxfam's work. The charity group's name took another hit on Tuesday when Oxfam International's chairman Juan Alberto Fuentes Knight was arrested in his native Guatemala over government graft allegations unrelated to the sexual assault claims . Read More

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Asma Jahangir: Her life in pictures

Asma Jahangir: Her life in pictures

She spoke out for women abused in the name of honor, defended non-Muslims harassed as infidels, denounced religious extremism and marched for democratic freedoms under dictatorship. Her family was threatened and her driver was beaten up in 1995 for her daring to defend a 14-year-old Salamat Masih who on the accusation of blasphemy. Read More

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Israel unleashes military attack on Syria after fighter jet is downed

Israel unleashes military attack on Syria after fighter jet is downed

Israeli, Syrian, and Iranian military forces clashed Saturday in a series of audacious strikes that could mark a new and risky phase in both a long-simmering cross-border conflict and Syria's long civil war. The area was quiet by mid-afternoon. The chain of events started at about 4:30 a.m. on Saturday, when an Iranian drone penetrated into Israeli air space, said the IDF. Read More

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Is Trump More Popular Than Obama?

Is Trump More Popular Than Obama?

More Americans also credit Trump with the state of the economy than former president Barack Obama. In a December Economist survey, Mr. Trump's net approval rating stood at negative 14 percent. The margin of error for the poll is +/- 3.3 percent, including the design effect. Still, 62% think the plan mostly helps the wealthy, a number almost unchanged since November.Favorable views of the Republican Party are up from 24% before tax reform passed to 32% now, though a majority of voters, 51%, ... Read More

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While Forces Expected Strike In Kashmir, Fidayeen Struck Jammu Camp

While Forces Expected Strike In Kashmir, Fidayeen Struck Jammu Camp

A security audit of military bases was carried out on the recommendation of a committee headed by Lt Gen Philip Campose which was set up after the daring terror attack on the Pathankot air force base in 2016. The operation will continue till all the militants part of the fidayeen attack are apprehended or killed, he added. It came a few hours later when militants sneaked into the airbase and killed six security personnel and one civilian. Read More

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Indian PM arrives in Ramallah for talks with Abbas

Indian PM arrives in Ramallah for talks with Abbas

He was earlier conferred The Grand Collar of the State of Palestine, the highest order given to foreign dignitaries. While briefing reporters on the planned highlights of Modi s visit tomorrow, Kumar recalled the history of the martyrs memorial, which houses 31 commemorative panels that signify the solidarity between the UAE s people and leadership. Read More

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Health officials: Third NYC child dies of the flu

Health officials: Third NYC child dies of the flu

The levels of influenza-like illnesses being reported in the U.S. now are as high as the peak of the swine flu epidemic in 2009, and exceed the last severe seasonal flu outbreak in 2003 when a new strain started circulating. Adults aged 50 to 64 were hospitalized at a rate of 63.1 per 100,000 population , and children aged 4 years and younger at 40.0 per 100,000 population. Read More

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Twin bombing in Benghazi kills two

Twin bombing in Benghazi kills two

The explosion rattled near a mosque in the Libyan city of Benghazi, leaving eight people dead, city residents told Sputnik. The devices appear to have been activated remotely using a mobile phone, one military source said. The LNA has been battling Islamists, including some linked to Daesh and al-Qaeda. Fears over potential reprisals are heightened by the reported summary execution of around 10 jihadist prisoners by a commander loyal to Haftar following last month's bombings. Read More

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Pelosi to oppose sweeping budget deal over lack of protections for DREAMers

Pelosi to oppose sweeping budget deal over lack of protections for DREAMers

The would mean Speaker Paul Ryan would need Democrats to support the package; If other House Democrats follow Pelosi's lead, it would be doomed. Numerous more conservative House Republicans have said they will oppose the budget deal due to deficit concerns. "We are certainly happy with the direction that it's moving, particularly that we're moving away from the crisis budgeting that we have been on in the past", she said. Read More

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Omarosa: Many people want to stab me in back

Omarosa: Many people want to stab me in back

Kelly said no. So Newman appealed to Ivanka Trump , the president's daughter, but she took no action. "There's a lot of people [here] that want to stab me in the back, kind of similar to the White House", she said. For those of you who missed it, Shannon and her fellow house guest, Marissa Jaret Winokur , are actually longtime friends. "It was like 'keep her away, don't give her access, don't let her talk to him'". Read More

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