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Turkey will deliver Afrin to its true owners, says Erdoğan

Turkey will deliver Afrin to its true owners, says Erdoğan

Demonstrators protesting against the "Olive Branch" operation against the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin were sprayed with pepper spray by the German police. Turkey has been complaining for years that the USA was too cozy with the Kurds, insisting the group are a "terrorist" organization. The YPG has been an important ally for the United States in the fight against Islamic State. Read More

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17 people including ten policemen killed in Takhar, Kabul

17 people including ten policemen killed in Takhar, Kabul

Among the dead were two policemen, he said. Officials said the attacker was on foot. The most lethal suicide bombing against Hazaras came in 2016, killing more than 80 people. Ten local policemen were killed and nine were wounded in the ambush, provincial police spokesperson Khali Aseir said. Ghani at an global conference in Kabul last week unveiled a plan to open talks with the Taliban, including eventually recognizing them as a political party. Read More

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Clocks move ahead one hour overnight Saturday

Clocks move ahead one hour overnight Saturday

The Firemen's Association of the State of NY urges all residents to take this opportunity check their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms to ensure their homes are properly protected. The biggest causes for an alarm to fail to function properly are missing, disconnected or dead batteries. Now, thanks to the participation of residents all across America, and the dedication of more than 6,000 Fire Departments, home fire deaths continue to be on the decline. Read More

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Eastern Ghouta's rebels agree to evacuate imprisoned Nusra fighters

Eastern Ghouta's rebels agree to evacuate imprisoned Nusra fighters

Aid agencies said Syrian authorities removed basic health supplies, including trauma and surgical kits and insulin, from the convoys before they set off. Children collecting wood in the besieged town. "After our meeting today with the delegation which entered Ghouta accompanying the aid convoy, an agreement was reached to evacuate the first batch of HTS members present in the prisons of Jaish al-Islam who had been detained during security operation that Jaish al-Islam began on 28 April, ... Read More

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Low Expectations for Secretary Tillerson's Trip to Africa

Low Expectations for Secretary Tillerson's Trip to Africa

Prior to his arrival in Ethiopia, the White House reported that the tour had been oriented to foster cooperation and mutual respect, based on understanding. "Neither Trump or Tillerson has announced an overarching Africa policy . And the Chinese have understood it and have been more proactive and aggressive in a way that it's benefiting them", Brahima Coulibaly, the director of the Africa Growth Initiative at Brookings Institution, said, commenting on the trip. Read More

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Appeals Court Rules Sex Discrimination Includes Bias Against Transgender People

Appeals Court Rules Sex Discrimination Includes Bias Against Transgender People

Harris Funeral Homes of Detroit and owner Tom Rost unlawfully discriminated against a transgender employee named Aimee Stephens . Expand | Collapse (Photo: RG&GR Harris Funeral Homes) Tom Rost, president and owner of the R.G. McCabe said his organization is "consulting with our client to consider their options for appeal". "Only a small segment of people would want to have a man dressed as a woman conducting services at a funeral home or cemetery". Read More

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Obstruction Case Against Trump Strengthens After He Asked Witnesses about Interviews

Obstruction Case Against Trump Strengthens After He Asked Witnesses about Interviews

The investigation-porn that Special Counsel Robert Mueller is committing against Donald Trump and Republican voters all over the nation has reached the zenith of its tolerability. -Russia relations. While the conversations with the two - White House counsel Don McGahn and former chief of staff Reince Priebus - likely did not amount to witness tampering, experts told the Times , they are potentially problematic. Read More

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Ankara, 'end of Afrin offensive by May, then Iraq'

Ankara, 'end of Afrin offensive by May, then Iraq'

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan repeatedly vows to "clean the region from this trouble completely", signaling that the offensive against PKK and the affiliated group will not remain merely with the operation in Afrin . On March 8, Turkish forces and their Syrian rebel allies seized control of the town of Jinderes, state media reported, giving them control of one of the largest settlements in the Afrin district. Read More

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Know The History Of International Women's Day

Know The History Of International Women's Day

International Women's Day is observed in different nations all over the world. In 1908, 15,000 women took to the streets of New York City to march for voting rights, shorter hours and decent pay. One question continued to pop up: When will we have gender equality? While the theme this year is progress , women should not forget last year's #BeBoldforChange theme. Read More

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Sunny, High Near 41

Sunny, High Near 41

South wind 3 to 5 miles per hour. Thursday - Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Saturday night: Mostly cloudy, low around 24. "Another 1-3 inches possible north of I-90, a dusting up to 2" elsewhere. Southwest wind 5 to 9 miles per hour. Today and Friday in the Council Bluffs-Omaha area are forecast to be mostly sunny with highs in the upper 30s and upper 40s. Read More

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Cheerleaders possibly exposed to mumps in Dallas

Cheerleaders possibly exposed to mumps in Dallas

Health officials learned that someone with the illness had attended the championships, which ran from February 23 to 25, and sent a letter warning about possible exposure. "The incubation period for mumps can last from two weeks to a month, so the cheerleaders in Dallas should watch for symptoms of fever, muscle aches and swollen glands", said NBC News correspondent Dr. Read More

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Conrad Sangma sworn in as 12th Meghalaya CM

Conrad Sangma sworn in as 12th Meghalaya CM

Sangma also met Regional Democratic Alliance chairman Donkupar Roy at his residence. Meghalaya threw up a fractured mandate on Saturday with the Congress emerging the largest party winning 21 seats. Conrad's elder brother and a three-time National People's Party legislator James Sangma will look after home (police), food and civil supplies, power, district council affairs and law. Read More

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Jupiter Cyclone Storms Captured By Juno In Another Stunning Image

Jupiter Cyclone Storms Captured By Juno In Another Stunning Image

Using high-precision gravitational measurements, Juno has produced findings that show the inner 96% of the planet rotates "as a solid body", even if this is made of an extremely dense mixture of hydrogen and helium. Kaspi, are much stronger than the fiercest winds on Earth, and they have lasted for at least hundreds of years. Clusters of cyclones encircling Jupiter's poles. Read More

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NDPP to stake claim to form the Govt

NDPP to stake claim to form the Govt

Speaking to the media in Kohima Tuesday, Zeliang said his party would extend full support to the new government in matters concerning the largest interest of the Nagas, but also play a constructive role as opposition. He said that two of the BJP Ministers in the Zeliang ministry yet to submit their resignations and Zeliang has counted their names as supporters. He said there was no question of the BJP going back to the NPF. Read More

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TODAY'S FORECAST: Snow, high near 35

TODAY'S FORECAST: Snow, high near 35

It will take a while for most roads to accumulate snow, but lightly used roads, turn lanes, shoulders, bridges and overpasses will collect first. Little accumulation is expected, forecasters said. Tonight: Scattered snow showers. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. The rest of Tuesday is a mostly cloudy day. Read More

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The World's Richest Arabs 2018

The World's Richest Arabs 2018

Gates placed second with a net worth of $90 billion. Bezos, who also owns The Washington Post newspaper, is the first person to cross the $100 billion mark in assets, Forbes said. It's not the Chicago billionaire's first time leading the pack of Illinoisans on a Forbes ranking. In this year's list, Forbes pinned down a record 2,208 billionaires from 72 countries and territories. Read More

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Australian Family Finds 132-Year-Old Message In A Bottle

Australian Family Finds 132-Year-Old Message In A Bottle

According to ABC Australia, thousands of bottles were thrown overboard from German ships, with messages containing a form with the ship's coordinates. "It was an absolute fluke". After much hunting, the original Meteorological Journal of the Paula was found in Germany, with an entry for June 12, 1886, made by the captain, recording a bottle being thrown overboard. Read More

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US Justice Dept. sues California over 'sanctuary' laws

US Justice Dept. sues California over 'sanctuary' laws

It was announced Tuesday morning that U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions would be in Sacramento on Wednesday morning to make a major announcement on the issue of giving sanctuary to undocumented immigrants. SAD! It also prohibits local officials from transferring those prisoners to federal custody. Brown blasted back at Sessions, who has been a key enforcer of the Trump administration's immigration crackdown. Read More

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Trump Name Stripped From Panama Hotel In Property Dispute

Trump Name Stripped From Panama Hotel In Property Dispute

The AP reported that the Trump Organization's security team had "abandoned the area" after Monday's visit from police and a Panamanian judicial official. Fintiklis complained to the Panamanian prosecutors' office that Trump Organization employees were barring him access to the units he owns in the sail-shaped complex, which also boasts a casino, shops, a spa and small private beach. Read More

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United States carrier on historic Vietnam visit amid sea rift with China

United States carrier on historic Vietnam visit amid sea rift with China

With China also hurrying to strengthen its navy, the Sino-American competition for superiority in the Asia-Pacific region appears bound to intensify. USA aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson arrives at a port in Danang, Vietnam Monday. Since 2009, Vietnam has sent officials to visit the US's aircraft carriers when they went through the global waters near the country's coast. United States warships have visited Vietnam several times since November 2003, when a USA frigate, the USS ... Read More

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