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From surgery to World Cup as Stanikzai leads…

From surgery to World Cup as Stanikzai leads…

Along with England , India, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Bangladesh got a direct entry while West Indies and Afghanistan qualified through the World Cup qualifier. "For them to progress, it is going to be harder". So, the momentum is with us and we'd like to take it into the final. Afghanistan received huge favours from other teams - Nepal defeated Hong Kong, while Scotland and Zimbabwe lost to West Indies and UAE. Read More

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Winter storm brings rain, then snow and wind Friday night into Saturday

Winter storm brings rain, then snow and wind Friday night into Saturday

Heavy snow is indeed likely especially north of Highway 30, but we simply can't be very confident the exact location of the highest totals. "By late afternoon, the snow will begin to taper off and it'll be ending in the evening". Minor ice accumulations of a light glaze. The snow will be wet and heavy. To the southwest of metropolitan Cincinnati, Carroll, Gallatin, Owen, Grant, Pendelton, Bracken, Robertson, Mason, and Lewis counties in Kentucky will have more wet snow and additional ... Read More

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Paul McCartney remembers John Lennon at March for Our Lives

Paul McCartney remembers John Lennon at March for Our Lives

Hundreds of thousands of people gathered across the country on Saturday for March for Our Lives , a series of rallies protesting gun violence in dozens of major cities. Numerous marches took place across the United States today, all led by the survivors of February's school shooting in Florida. The 75-year-old was with wife Nancy Shevell at the rally, which started close to the apartment building where Lennon was shot in 1980. Read More

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Harry and Meghan bring happiness on their visit to NI

Harry and Meghan bring happiness on their visit to NI

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are getting nearer to their big day, one that the whole world seems to be in high-anticipation of. Yup, the princess-to-be scooped her dark locks into a messy low side knot. "We've got four different personalities and we've all got that same basic passion to want to make a difference'". Harry replied drily: "Not now no", and then added: "One step at a time and hopefully we'll start a family in the near future". Read More

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Iranians Charged with Hacking into Universities, Govt. Agencies

Iranians Charged with Hacking into Universities, Govt. Agencies

The US Department of Justice , which said that the material stolen posed a threat to national security, issued the indictments and the Department of the Treasury froze the nine hackers' assets. "Americans are pushing for harder policies toward the Islamic Republic of Iran , and we need to strengthen our view towards the East, especially China and Russia", Alaeddin Boroujerdi, head of Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, told the semiofficial ISNA news agency. Read More

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Turkish army cleans Afrin roads of terrorist mines

Turkish army cleans Afrin roads of terrorist mines

Ankara sees the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia as an extension of the separatist Kurdish PKK group that has battled the Turkish military since the 1980s, and is classified as a terrorist organization by the US, the European Union and Turkey. Some 200,000 people fled Afrin in recent days as the Turkish offensive escalated, and whether they will be permitted to return remains an open question. Read More

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Palestinian Teen Agrees To 8 Months In Prison After Slapping Israeli Soldier

Palestinian Teen Agrees To 8 Months In Prison After Slapping Israeli Soldier

Israeli lawyer Gaby Lasky (L) speaks with her client, sixteen-years-old Ahed Tamimi (R), before she stands for a hearing at the military court in Ofer military prison, near the West Bank city of Ramallah , January 15, 2018. Ahed and her mother manager to pull the soldier of her brother and free him. Ahed Tamimi is famous across Palestine and the Arab world for videos of her, since her childhood, defiantly resisting Israeli soldiers who clash with Palestinians in her village almost every week. Read More

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Syrian Rebels Agree to Evacuate Sick, Wounded From Ghouta

Syrian Rebels Agree to Evacuate Sick, Wounded From Ghouta

A rebel group in Eastern Ghouta says it has reached a deal with the Syrian government to evacuate fighters and civilians to the opposition-controlled northwest province of Idlib. The city of Harasta , which overlooks the main highway between Damascus and the central and northern region, has been declared rebel-free, after the last batch of rebels and their families left that area towards rebel-held areas in northern Syria . Read More

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Winter storm watch issued for large swath of Indiana

Winter storm watch issued for large swath of Indiana

Thousands of utility customers remain without power in New Jersey following the fourth major storm to hit the state in three weeks. This is going to be a heavy, wet snow so it's to be hard to shovel. Murphy had also declared a state of emergency Tuesday night ahead of the storm. The latest nor'easter is rolling into New England as millions of others in the Northeast begin to dig out. Read More

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United States approves proposed $1bn arms sale to Saudi Arabia

United States approves proposed $1bn arms sale to Saudi Arabia

The U.S. signed off on a $670 million arms sale to Saudi Arabia on Thursday after Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman held a meeting with Pentagon chief James Mattis on his visit to Washington . "There is extensive evidence that irresponsible arms flows to the Saudi Arabia-led coalition have resulted in enormous harm to Yemeni civilians", said Lynn Maalouf, head of Middle East research at Amnesty. Read More

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Melania Trump Embraces Role of First Lady, Focuses on 'Helping Children'

Melania Trump Embraces Role of First Lady, Focuses on 'Helping Children'

They continued to the helicopter, arm in arm. The source explained that the First Lady is introverted and someone who "just wants to do her own thing". Trump said the 10 honorees have "shown incredible courage and leadership in advocating for peace, justice, human rights, quality and women's empowerment", often at "great personal risk to themselves and their families". Read More

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Trump Signs Spending Bill, Averting Government Shutdown

Trump Signs Spending Bill, Averting Government Shutdown

Trump complained about the process of passing the bill at the signing ceremony, pointing to the 2,200 pages next to the podium and saying, "It's just a series of documents nobody has had time to read". Trump has been increasingly frustrated with media coverage of the bill, spurred on by conservative Republican lawmakers and other critics who had spent recent days calling the president, inciting him, and making their cases loudly on cable news shows Trump is known to watch. Read More

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Reaction to omnibus spending bill signed by Trump

Reaction to omnibus spending bill signed by Trump

Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading USA airlines, today applauded House and Senate leaders for producing an omnibus bill that funds the federal government, while holding the line against unnecessary tax hikes on travelers and misguided, anti-consumer provisions diminishing transparency and competition in the marketplace. Read More

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Powerball Jackpot Ticket Sold - Someone's $456M Richer

Powerball Jackpot Ticket Sold - Someone's $456M Richer

I think it's gonna be really helpful for our store because a lot of people come in here with really high hope of winning and I think this is really just gonna out everybody through the roof about the excitement of everything. "We are tremendously happy for our victor and we wish her and her family all the best". Speedway official Jeff Foster said store employees have no idea who the victor is. Read More

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Saudi Arabia's crown prince meets Trump

Saudi Arabia's crown prince meets Trump

Trump has threatened to withdraw the United States from the nuclear accord unless European allies and the U.S. Congress agree by May 12 to fix what he called its "disastrous flaws" and impose tough new restrictions aimed at curbing Iran's ballistic-missile development and its involvement in regional conflicts. Read More

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Is President Trump's Tariff Package Against China Feasible?

Is President Trump's Tariff Package Against China Feasible?

Harbor Intelligence said on March 1 that Trump's aluminum tariffs would boost production jobs by about 1,900, but 23,000 to 90,000 US manufacturing job will be lost. Generally speaking, if industry A in the US economy might feel some momentary relief from foreign competition through one set of tariffs, then industry B in the USA economy may face higher priced imported inputs that it must use to make exported goods to sell into a highly competitive world market and thus be adversely affected, ... Read More

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Winter weather advisory in effect today

Wednesday: Mainly snow with some rain in Southern Maryland. Temperatures will soar to an nearly balmy 11C by Saturday , though next weekend will witness heavy showers and winds in many areas. Another round of heavy, wet snow should accumulate into Wednesday morning and could have an impact on the morning commute . It may take the better part of the morning and possibly into the afternoon hours before the snow showers wind down. Read More

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Judge Temporarily Blocks Mississippi's Restrictive 15-Week Abortion Ban

Judge Temporarily Blocks Mississippi's Restrictive 15-Week Abortion Ban

Mississippi's only abortion clinic, though, is asking an immediate halt to the law, telling a federal judge that a woman who is 15 weeks or more pregnant is scheduled to have an abortion on Tuesday afternoon. Constitution. Thus, a ban on abortion at fifteen weeks would grossly strip pregnant people of their constitutionally-granted reproductive freedoms, wrongly promote the idea that the fetus is capable of independent existence at this time, and completely fail to prevent abortions from ... Read More

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Ignoring Problems With Russia, Trump Congratulates Putin On Victory

Ignoring Problems With Russia, Trump Congratulates Putin On Victory

President Donald Trump did not press Vladimir Putin on concerns about Russian meddling in the 2016 US election or bring up the recent poisoning of a former Russian spy in the UK. Trump supposedly ignored the order and called Putin on his own, the Washington Post reported on Tuesday. Relations between the two countries instead have remained tense amid the allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election and the investigations of whether there was collusion between ... Read More

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McCain Tears Into Trump For Congratulating Putin

McCain Tears Into Trump For Congratulating Putin

The phone call came days after the Trump administration slapped new sanctions on Russian Federation for its efforts to meddle in the 2016 presidential election. She also cited a preliminary report by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe that said Russia's election took place in an overly controlled environment that lacked an even playing field for all contenders. Read More

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Shooter dead, 2 students injured in Great Mills High shooting

Shooter dead, 2 students injured in Great Mills High shooting

Two students - the girl, who is 16, and a 14-year-old boy - were taken to hospitals, where the girl was listed in stable condition and the boy in good condition, according to hospital statements. His rapid response was held up in contrast to that of the uniformed resource officer shown on videotape waiting outside of Florida's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during February shootings that killed 17 people. Read More

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