• Liberman: Hamas Will Pay for Weekend Attack
Liberman: Hamas Will Pay for Weekend Attack

The military has struck various targets in Gaza in recent days, and killed two Palestinians who tried to infiltrate Israel after a bomb on the border wounded four Israeli soldiers. "Where are they? They said $1 million is for the unfortunate and poor, where are they", he said. Hospital cleaning workers demonstrated their support during the cere...

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  • Virgin Sings Agreement to Build Mumbai-Pune Hyperloop
Virgin Sings Agreement to Build Mumbai-Pune Hyperloop

According to Mr. Branson, the system will have a capacity of 150 million passengers per year. A proposed full route between Mumbai and Pune would reduce a three hour plus train trip and 2.5 hour drive to a 25 minute journey. The hyperloop concept was introduced by Elon Musk , and Hyperloop One is working to commercialise the idea to move pas...

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  • Thirteen Russian Nationals Charged for US Election Meddling
Thirteen Russian Nationals Charged for US Election Meddling

There was uproar in Washington previous year following revelations that Mr Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr, had met with a Kremlin-connected lawyer after being promised "dirt" on Hillary Clinton . On Friday, the RIA news agency cited him as saying he was unfazed by the indictment . "I completely believe that the Russians are capab...

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  • Russian Federation urges US not to play with fire in Syria
Russian Federation urges US not to play with fire in Syria

Russia is watching with alarm the attempts of the United States to implement its plans for sharing Syria , Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at the opening of a conference at the worldwide discussion club "Valday", quoted by TASS.

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  • Trump Jr. arrives in India to address
Trump Jr. arrives in India to address "Reshaping Indo-Pacific Ties"

Indian newspapers have been running full-page, glossy advertisements hyping his arrival and the latest Trump Tower project under the headline: "Trump is here - Are You Invited?" Meanwhile, in the USA, some experts have pointed out the conflict of interests during Donald Trump Jr's India visit.

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  • American man steals a thumb of Chinese terracotta warrior after selfie
American man steals a thumb of Chinese terracotta warrior after selfie

Chinese authorities are demanding exemplary punishment for an American man who allegedly stole a terracotta warrior's thumb after taking a selfie with it at a museum in Pennsylvania. Terracotta Warriors which guarded the tomb of China's First Emperor, Qin Shi Huang, on loan from China are displayed in The World Museum, Liverpool, Britain February 6...

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  • President Trump endorses Mitt Romney's US Senate bid
President Trump endorses Mitt Romney's US Senate bid

Orrin Hatch . While he said most gun control should come from states, Romney said he would support regulations on bump stocks, a rapid-fire device used in the Las Vegas mass shooting. Orrin Hatch's current seat. In his announcement, and in a video , Romney, 70, touted his leadership of the 2002 Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, his tenure as MA ...

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  • Seventh grader shoots self at Stark County's Jackson Memorial Middle School
Seventh grader shoots self at Stark County's Jackson Memorial Middle School

The boy was rushed to a nearby hospital to be treated for the self-inflicted gunshot wound but his condition is not yet known. The heavy first responder presence, police say, was out of an abundance of caution. Amir Khawaja, a 7th grader, told our Dave Nethers that he didn't know the student involved but he hopes the student will be OK. "They s...

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  • Ankara, Berlin willing to mend ties: Turkish PM
Ankara, Berlin willing to mend ties: Turkish PM

Government spokeswoman Ulrike Demmer said during a regular news conference on Friday that the release would be "an important first step" after massive diplomatic efforts. 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 ...

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  • Russian Mercenaries Killed by US Air Strikes in Syria
Russian Mercenaries Killed by US Air Strikes in Syria

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters Tuesday that the account of Russian dead in Deir Ezzor was only "information published in the media", adding that he did not believe Yavlinsky had " more reliable sources of information".

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  • US Embassy in Ethiopia
US Embassy in Ethiopia "Strongly" Disagrees with Country's State of Emergency

Hailemariam, 52, has served as prime minister since September 2012.Speaking on state television Thursday, he said he is stepping down "to be part of the solution and for the success of the reforms and the solutions we have put in place". "To be able to protect the constitutional system, declaring a state of emergency has become necessary", the st...

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  • John Kelly orders changes to the White House security clearance process
John Kelly orders changes to the White House security clearance process

Chief of Staff John Kelly has proposed a number of sweeping changes to how the President Donald Trump White House secures security clearances, in the wake of the Rob Porter scandal , in which the aide is alleged to have abused two of his ex-wives.

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  • Woman poses as man, marries two women for dowry in Nainital
Woman poses as man, marries two women for dowry in Nainital

Ms Sen reportedly never disrobed in front of them, and according to the police, she was never sexually intimate with them. Before the marriage, Sen had posed as the "son of a CFL bulb businessman from Aligarh". Sen also allegedly took Rs 8.5 lakh from Kamini's family, police said. It is hard to wrap one's head around several things here, but what...

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  • Turkey and United States agree to mend ties over Syria
Turkey and United States agree to mend ties over Syria

After talks in Ankara , U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu announced the creation of new "mechanisms" to improve the relationship, starting with the question of American support for Kurdish rebels in northern Syria.

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  • Australia PM called 'inept' by deputy who had extramarital affair
Australia PM called 'inept' by deputy who had extramarital affair

There is nothing progressive in the attacks on Joyce's personal relations or Turnbull's edict, via a ministerial code of conduct, banning consensual sexual relations in ministerial offices. Turnbull later replied: "I have not sought in any way to influence the deliberations of the National Party", referring to the party's name before it was chang...

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  • Trump backs 25-cent-a-gallon gasoline tax hike: senator
Trump backs 25-cent-a-gallon gasoline tax hike: senator

Trump's infrastructure plan seeks to revamp how projects are approved and funded by reducing permitting time to two years and allocating $200 billion over 10 years - mostly as incentives to spur states, localities and the private sector to spend at least $1.3 trillion.

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  • Archbishop Desmond Tutu resigns as Oxfam ambassador over charity's sex scandal
Archbishop Desmond Tutu resigns as Oxfam ambassador over charity's sex scandal

A statement said he was "deeply disappointed by allegations of immorality and possible criminality involving humanitarian workers linked to the charity". He said he had "intimate relations" with a woman in earthquake-stricken Haiti who was "not a prostitute". Complaining of "slander", he said he believed the reports were based on allegations by a...

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  • Bill Gates- Why we give our billions away
Bill Gates- Why we give our billions away

Why are you really giving your money away - what's in it for you? On whether saving kids' lives leads to overpopulation, Bill and Melinda said that when parents are sure their kids will survive into adulthood, they have fewer children. They've been major supporters of charter schools and also pushed Common Core education standards, teacher eval...

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  • Israel Police recommends bribery and fraud charges against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
Israel Police recommends bribery and fraud charges against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

As news of the allegations broke, Netanyahu proclaimed his innocence during a television address and stressed his determination to complete his current term as prime minister. No one, not I, not anyone else, has plans to go to an election. Police recommended indicting Milchan and the publisher, Arnon Moses, with bribery as well.

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  • Light snow may affect Thursday morning commutes in high elevations
Light snow may affect Thursday morning commutes in high elevations

With three days until the storm, the forecast could change, but as of now Hudson Valley Weather is predicting three to six inches of snow across most of the Hudson Valley. Several semi trucks have spun out or slid off Interstate 90 in the Billings area since early Thursday morning, prompting temporary lane closures.

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  • Kyle Busch 4/1 to win Monster Energy Cup 2/9/18 — NASCAR Odds
Kyle Busch 4/1 to win Monster Energy Cup 2/9/18 — NASCAR Odds

A sponsorship deal with GoDaddy to close her racing career with Daytona and the Indianapolis 500 was announced last month and was followed by confirmation of Premium Motorsports as the NASCAR team fielding her auto. "From a performance standpoint, he's someone who can look after me, but also from a comfort standpoint - I don't have to try to win...

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  • Actress Minnie Driver steps down as Oxfam ambassador over Haiti scandal
Actress Minnie Driver steps down as Oxfam ambassador over Haiti scandal

Documents provided by Oxfam have led to further questions and suggest that the charity might not have "fully and frankly disclosed material details about the allegations at the time ", the Charity Commission said . The prostitution scandal engulfing worldwide aid charity Oxfam is a symptom of a "global problem" in the aid industry, a former s...

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  • Mom wakes up with British accent. She's never left the US
Mom wakes up with British accent. She's never left the US

Meyers wants to make clear she's not faking it or insane. The situation may seem nearly laughable, but as ABC affiliate KNXV reports, Myers suffers from a rare medical condition called Foreign Accent Syndrome (FAS ) in which patients develop a foreign accent without needing to ever spend time overseas.

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  • Wednesday Valentine's Day a hit for florist
Wednesday Valentine's Day a hit for florist

If your roses came with a small packet of floral preservative (sometimes labeled as "flower food"), mix it into the water in the vase. Every year they surprise us with new designs and products. When it comes to Valentine's Day , lovers not only open their hearts to each other, but also their wallets - like big time, with a "B" - as in billions.

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  • Benjamin Netanyahu: Israeli police recommend charging Prime Minister over alleged bribery
Benjamin Netanyahu: Israeli police recommend charging Prime Minister over alleged bribery

Netanyahu , prime minister for a total of almost 12 years, also harshly denounced the police recommendations against him as "full of holes, like Swiss cheese". In a televised address, a stern-looking Mr Netanyahu said the recommendations against him were baseless and that he would "continue to lead Israel responsibly and faithfully".

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  • Interview: Iraq hopes to start new chapter after Kuwait conference
Interview: Iraq hopes to start new chapter after Kuwait conference

The minister noted that this comes in line with the principled stance of Kuwait to stand by neighboring Iraq , congratulating at the same time Iraq on its recent victories in liberating its territory from the grip of the IS, which is a danger not only to the region but also to the whole world.

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  • 'Dozens' Of Russian Mercenaries Reportedly Killed In US Airstrikes In Syria
'Dozens' Of Russian Mercenaries Reportedly Killed In US Airstrikes In Syria

The Trump administration is under investigation for alleged collusion with Moscow during the USA presidential campaign to tilt the election in Trump's favor, and a Senate committee found that Russian Federation had acted to influence the 2016 U.S.

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  • Jacob Zuma recalled by South Africa's ruling party
Jacob Zuma recalled by South Africa's ruling party

ANC leader Cyril Ramaphosa was seen leaving the Pretoria talks, reportedly for Mr Zuma's nearby residence, before returning to the venue late on Monday. Pressure has mounted on Zuma to quit since Ramaphosa took over as ANC head in December, defeating the president's ex-wife Nkosazana Dlamina-Zuma.

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  • Intelligence Chiefs: Russia intends to keep meddling in U.S. elections
Intelligence Chiefs: Russia intends to keep meddling in U.S. elections

The leaders from six top USA intelligence agencies all testified that China , Russia and North Korea pose grave threats to the U.S. "We expect Russian Federation to continue using propaganda, social media, false-flag personas, sympathetic spokespeople, and other means of influence to try to exacerbate social and political fissures in the Unite...

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  • Germany: Martin Schulz steps down as SPD head
Germany: Martin Schulz steps down as SPD head

The election will take place on April 22 at a Party conference in Wiesbaden, Schulz said at the SPD headquarters in Berlin . "I depart this office without bitterness or resentment", he said. The party's youth wing is already campaigning for a no-vote as it fears that another grand coalition with Mrs Merkel's conservatives will further erode ...

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  • 'BJP broke world record in graft in Karnataka'
'BJP broke world record in graft in Karnataka'

The BJP on Sunday dared Congress President Rahul Gandhi to compare the achievements during UPA's 10-year rule at the Centre to that of the present NDA government. However, Rahul Gandhi is comparing the uncomparables. "I charge the Congress of seriously compromising India's security.Mr Modi has run a clean government for last four years, so le...

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  • US Won't Engage In Syrian Civil War - Mattis
US Won't Engage In Syrian Civil War - Mattis

On Wednesday, the US-led coalition said it carried out several "defensive" airstrikes on Syrian forces in Deir EzZor province in retaliation for what they described as an "unprovoked" attack on the so-called Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and foreign military "advisers" who are backed by US.

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  • Duterte Orders Bell Helicopter Deal Cancellation After Canada Raises Human Rights Issue
Duterte Orders Bell Helicopter Deal Cancellation After Canada Raises Human Rights Issue

Duterte said his country has the right to deploy the helicopters as it wishes."Invariably (these helicopters) will be used against the rebels and terrorists". Canada's International Trade Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne earlier said the deal formally signed Tuesday had been struck in 2012 on the understanding the helicopters would be used fo...

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  • Israeli airstrikes in Syria - a 'dialogue by fire'?
Israeli airstrikes in Syria - a 'dialogue by fire'?

Despite its proximity, Israel has largely stood on the sidelines of the Syrian conflict over the past seven years. This is while Iran has no military presence in Syrian territory, only offering advisory military assistance to the Syrian government fighting an all-out foreign-sponsored militancy.

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  • Israel launches attacks in Syria following jet's crash
Israel launches attacks in Syria following jet's crash

Israel's military attacked twelve Syrian and Iranian targets inside Syria today (Saturday). In March of a year ago Israel, used its Arrow advanced missile defense system for the first time in a combat situation after Israeli jets, also operating near Palmyra, were targeted.

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  • Russian Operative Offering Dirt on Trump Bilks US Spies Out of $100000
Russian Operative Offering Dirt on Trump Bilks US Spies Out of $100000

The unnamed officials said that the Russian played the American businessman a 15-second clip showing an unidentifiable man in a room talking to two women. Since then, at least four Russians with espionage and underworld connections have appeared in Central and Eastern Europe, offering to sell the compromising data.

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  • McConnell announces budget deal to avoid government shutdown
McConnell announces budget deal to avoid government shutdown

The outcome of the House vote had also been in jeopardy after House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi , D-California, voiced opposition to the deal because there was no guarantee from House Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wisconsin, that there will be a debate over legislation to protect young immigrants who had been brought to the country illegally when they w...

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  • Very cold today and into the weekend
Very cold today and into the weekend

Areas of freezing drizzle will continue through midnight for areas southeast of a line from Holton to Manhattan. By Saturday afternoon, temperatures will be dropping into the 20s across Benton county, which will cause bridges, overpasses and elevated roads to develop slick spots and black ice.

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  • German parties near coalition deal
German parties near coalition deal

Mrs Merkel has handed all the top ministries in Germany, including finance and foreign, to the SPD - the price the party demanded to form a government with her following an indecisive general election a year ago which saw her party's majority slashed by the anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany upstarts.

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  • Wall Street Plunge: Biggest Value Dive in Six Years
Wall Street Plunge: Biggest Value Dive in Six Years

Liquidity allows an investor to enter and exit a stock at a good price (i.e. tight spreads, or the difference between the bid and ask price of a stock, and low slippage, or the difference between the predictable price of a trade and the actual price).

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  • Oxfam denies covering up sex worker scandal in natural disaster hit Haiti
Oxfam denies covering up sex worker scandal in natural disaster hit Haiti

The report seen by the Times said there had been "a culture of impunity " among some staff in Haiti and concluded that children may have been among those sexually exploited by aid workers. The Charity Commission spokeswoman said: "The public expects charities to be safe and trusted environments that safeguard those who come into contact with t...

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  • Rep. Tim Ryan Pledges Loyalty to Dems, Praises Spending Bill
Rep. Tim Ryan Pledges Loyalty to Dems, Praises Spending Bill

The California Democrat vowed to stand and speak, though, until the GOP gave in to her demand to protect so-called " Dreamers ", illegal immigrants brought to the U.S.as children. Lawmakers have been working to enact legislation that would codify the temporary protections offered by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program ( DACA ),...

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  • Donald Trump wants military parade to show might
Donald Trump wants military parade to show might

Macron's office wouldn't comment or confirm a date for the trip. "At a time when Congress is wrestling with how best to recapitalize our military and better protect the force after 17 years of war in Afghanistan and Iraq, resources should be deployed to enhance military readiness and warfighting, not wasted on such a pointless display", he said in...

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  • Pelosi ends immigration speech after more than 8 hours, setting record
Pelosi ends immigration speech after more than 8 hours, setting record

The source said she was wearing four-inch-heels while delivering the speech and only sipped water. Although Pelosi was part of the bipartisan negotiations that led to the agreement, she said she wants from Ryan what McConnell promised Schumer: an open process for legislation, particularly protections for so-called dreamers, young immigrants cov...

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  • Srinagar attack: 4 held for Pak militant escape
Srinagar attack: 4 held for Pak militant escape

He said that one of the Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militants Hilal Rather also participated in the act and "he is the one who provided pistol to Naveed and both fired at two cops, resulting in their death later". "They killed two persons", he added. "I believe a magisterial probe is also being ordered to ascertain all that led to the attack and the subsequ...

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  • Signing Day gets awkward for Florida teen, Alabama-fan mom walks out
Signing Day gets awkward for Florida teen, Alabama-fan mom walks out

Watch the weird scene below. It's a day often full of intrigue, surprise picks, and weirdo fans getting way too worked up about the decisions that a 17-year-old stranger makes. "I can't go with my mom, I gotta go with my heart". This is arguably the biggest day of Jacob Copeland's life and his mother's act is overshadowing it.

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  • Winter Olympics opening ceremony to focus on peace
Winter Olympics opening ceremony to focus on peace

But privately, officials said Pence expressed concern to Moon about his more conciliatory tone toward North Korea . North Korean leader Kim reviewed the display of military might, the first to take place since April previous year, from a balcony above the plaza.

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  • Breast cancer spread 'could be prevented with diet and drugs combination'
Breast cancer spread 'could be prevented with diet and drugs combination'

Fish are just one of the foods that are rich in the amino acid asparagine. However, the mice were given either a low-asparagine diet or drugs to block the amino acid found in the asparagus for which it is named. The study, reported in the journal Nature , was carried out on mice which had a highly developed breast cancer. This may be the firs...

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  • Black Lives Matter Activist Who Snatched Accomplice Flag Killed In New Orleans
Black Lives Matter Activist Who Snatched Accomplice Flag Killed In New Orleans

The victim, a 32-year-old man known as Moya, was a BLM activist from Charleston, South Carolina. Unfortunately, according to local media reports, d'Baha was been shot while riding his bike in New Orleans , at around 1am local time. The Black Lives Matter movement was born out of a viral hashtag following a jury's acquittal of George Zimmer...

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  • Taiwan natural disaster death toll rises to 9
Taiwan natural disaster death toll rises to 9

Volunteer rescue worker Yang His Hua said it was "the worst natural disaster in the history of Hualien , or at least over the past 40 years that I've been alive". He said that there was no risk of a gas explosion in the building but the aftershocks and further slippage remained a persistent danger. Taiwan sits at the intersection of the Philip...

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