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Rivers on the rise as rain persists into the weekend

Rivers on the rise as rain persists into the weekend

Another disturbance Wednesday night into Friday could a bring a rain/snow mix. Dearborn County Commissioners declared Friday that the county will be under a Disaster Declaration until further notice due to Ohio River flooding. Our next batch of rain and storms is on the way and will continue into the first half of the weekend across the bi-state. In Mississippi's Delta region, residents were scrambling to pile sandbags Thursday , where a flood threat was in effect through Saturday ... Read More

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Ex-Serbian Soldier Attacks US Embassy in Montenegro with Grenade, Kills Himself

Ex-Serbian Soldier Attacks US Embassy in Montenegro with Grenade, Kills Himself

The police had the boulevard where the attack - the motive of which is unknown at this time - took place blocked from the building of Montenegro's Agency for National Security, to the U.S. Early on February 22, he threw a Yugoslav-made M75 "Kashikara" grenade over the embassy compound wall before detonating a second explosive device outside the compound that killed him. Read More

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Dropbox to file for IPO with over $1.1 billion in annual revenue

Dropbox to file for IPO with over $1.1 billion in annual revenue

Their shares will vest if Dropbox's stock achieves a series of price hurdles ranging from $20 to $60 within a decade of the offering's close, the filing said . The company's top priority is convincing its existing free users to switch to paying subscriptions, but it openly acknowledges that "a majority of our registered users may never convert to a paid subscription to our platform". Read More

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USA imposes 'heaviest-ever' sanctions on North Korea

USA imposes 'heaviest-ever' sanctions on North Korea

The latest American actions target shipping and trade companies, vessels and individuals across the world who are working on North Korea's behalf, he said. Mnuchin said virtually all shipping currently being used by North Korea was now under sanction and the USA government had 'issued an advisory alerting the public to the significant sanctions risks to those continuing to enable shipments of goods to and from North Korea'. Read More

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Interior Ministry says 2 killed in Afghan attack

Interior Ministry says 2 killed in Afghan attack

The area lies close to the NATO's headquarters and not far from the American Embassy. He also said that Kabul has so far witnessed no sign of "sincere" cooperation from Islamabad in counter-terrorism efforts. The Taliban claimed both attacks in Helmand. The capital has been on high alert since a Taliban suicide bomber blew up an explosive-packed ambulance on a busy street on 27 January, killing more than 100 people and wounding at least 235. Read More

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Russians in Syria: Now you see them - maybe

Russians in Syria: Now you see them - maybe

The clash in Deir al-Zor Province appears to be the first time that USA forces engaged directly with Russians in Syria , where Russian forces are backing President Bashar al-Assad's government in a devastating seven-year civil war. Last month, the Air Force's deputy chief of staff for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance said that the Russian air force has been focusing on intently watching how fourth- and fifth-generation aircraft perform within the Syrian airspace. Read More

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MEA: Will ascertain details on Khalistani terrorist Jaspal Atwal's Invitation

MEA: Will ascertain details on Khalistani terrorist Jaspal Atwal's Invitation

Trudeau too hasn't commented on it and refused to say anything when a reporter in Delhi asked him: "Why did you invite a Khalistani terrorist for a reception". Canada PMO clarified that his invitation has been rescinded. A largely unrecognized figure in India, Atwal was a trending topic on Twitter across the subcontinent on Thursday after images of him in the company of Trudeau's wife and other Canadian ministers surfaced online. Read More

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South Korea to consider WTO petition against proposed United States steel duties

South Korea to consider WTO petition against proposed United States steel duties

Regardless of whether a deal is struck or not, it seems the state-run Korea Development Bank , which holds a 17 percent stake in GM Korea, is going to be heavily criticized. South Korea's trade minister said the government has also asked for an audit into GM's "opaque" management in the country. General Motors (GM) has proposed a $2.8 billion fresh investment in South Korea over the next 10 years as part of its plan to restructure its embattled Korean unit, according to a South Korean ... Read More

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Know more about Vikram Kothari and his modus operandi

Know more about Vikram Kothari and his modus operandi

Investigative agencies and local police sprang into action immediately and sealed offices and residences of the businessman in various cities, including Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh and New Delhi . One of the banks in the consortium, the Bank of Baroda , had approached the CBI, requesting an FIR to be lodged against Kothari as it apparently feared that he might leave the country, they added. Read More

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Kamal launches party, vows corruption-free government

Kamal launches party, vows corruption-free government

Abdul Kalam in Rameswaram, will move on pay respects at Kalam's memorial, visit his hometown Paramakudi and end it in Madurai , where he will address a public meeting. "I am no more a movie star". Since authorities had not given permission, the actor did not visit the school. VCK chief Thol Thirumavalavan, while extending his greetings, said only after the actor spelt out his policies could his party think of aligning with him. Read More

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2 students arrested over school threats

2 students arrested over school threats

Seventeen students and faculty members died on February 14, and 14 were wounded when a troubled teen went on a shooting rampage at a high school in Parkland, Fla., near Ft. "Thoughts and prayers for your town is next, no high school left unscathed, keep everyone in constant fear, for it's easier to control them ". "The Lancaster Police Department and the Lancaster County School District are committed to providing a safe learning environment for our children", Lancaster police said. Read More

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Town meets Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his family

Town meets Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his family

Amritsar: Following his visit to Mumbai , Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will visit Amritsar today. Mr Trudeau is scheduled to pay obeisance at the Golden Temple along with his family. "While the world is closing in for immigration, Canada is opening up and Canada has created success and will continue to do so". However, Amarinder Singh has now directed the state administration to roll out the red carpet for Trudeau. Read More

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Thai Court Grants Custody to Japanese Father of 13 Surrogate Children

Thai Court Grants Custody to Japanese Father of 13 Surrogate Children

Mitsutoki Shigeta, 28, was living in Hong Kong in 2014 when he became the centre of a "baby factory" scandal, after Thai police found a plush Bangkok flat packed with infants under the care of 24-hour nannies. The women delivered babies in 2014 but before Shigeta had taken them home an investigation by Interpol was launched against him, alleging he was into human trafficking. Read More

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Turkish court releases German-Turkish journalist Yucel pending trial

Turkish court releases German-Turkish journalist Yucel pending trial

The Turkish government responded by accusing Germany of using "Nazi methods". However, she also called Yildirim's visit "a signal that both sides have the will to improve German-Turkish relations. Yucel gave himself up to police previous year after initially taking refuge inside a German diplomatic compound in Istanbul following reports that a warrant had been issued for his arrest. Read More

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Israel's Netanyahu attacks Iran

Israel's Netanyahu attacks Iran

Zarif, who addressed the conference later in the day, dismissed Netanyahu's presentation as a "cartoonish circus, which does not even deserve a response ". On the presidential campaign, then-candidate Trump criticized the nuclear agreement, calling it "the worst deal ever", and promised to tear it up. National Security Adviser H.R. Read More

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What's open, closed on Presidents Day 2018?

What's open, closed on Presidents Day 2018?

Lincoln's Birthday had always been a state holiday in places like IL, and many supported joining the two days as a way of giving equal recognition to two of America's most famous statesmen. It's been rough for George Washington's birthday, officially and unofficially. It seems nobody wants George Washington to have a birthday anymore. Read More

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New Yorker magazine obtains ex-Playmate's notes on alleged Trump affair

New Yorker magazine obtains ex-Playmate's notes on alleged Trump affair

The details of McDougal's alleged affair with Trump , contained in an eight-page letter obtained by the magazine, bear similarities to stories by other women who claim to have been intimate with Trump . Friday, despite planning to leave the White House with the first lady, the president boarded Marine One alone, meeting his wife at Air Force One. Stormy Daniels also claimed that she had an affair with him as that she was paid to remain quiet. Read More

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