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World News U.S. dismisses fears of wider war in Syria
Author: 0 U.S. dismisses fears of wider war in Syria

United Nations relief officials called for a month-long truce to allow relief to be delivered to patients and those who have been wounded. Meanwhile, Washington tried to ease tensions on Thursday, with Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White saying in a news briefing that the US was not "looking for a conflict with the regime".

World News Canada sells 16 helicopters to Philippines after drug war row
Author: 0 Canada sells 16 helicopters to Philippines after drug war row

Gen. Restituto Padilla, chief of plans at the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), said the helicopters would be used for internal security operations apart from deployment in search-and-rescue and disaster relief missions. The military stressed they were "utility helicopters, not attack helicopters". Neither the Canadian Commercial Corporation nor Global Affairs Canada responded to questions about whether the government conducted a human-rights assessment before approving the most recent ...

World News 10 terrorists killed in police raid in Egypt's Sinai
Author: 0 10 terrorists killed in police raid in Egypt's Sinai

Sixty-six targets, arms depots, SUVs and motorbikes used by militants were destroyed in raids focused mainly in Sinai, but also in the Nile Delta and the western desert, the army added in a statement carried on state TV. Twenty militants were arrested on Sunday by paramilitary Frontier Corps in an intelligence-based military operation in Pakistan's Balochistan province.

World News Leading Pakistani Rights Activist Asma Jehangir Dies At 66
Author: 0 Leading Pakistani Rights Activist Asma Jehangir Dies At 66

Soon, she was taking on controversial legal cases that thrust her into the public eye but also involved violence, prison and death threats. While she received several national awards, including the Sitara-I-Imtiaz in 1995, Jahangir was again put under house arrest in November 2007 after President Pervez Musharraf imposed Emergency.

World News Winter weather advisory issued for Saturday night, Sunday morning
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Today , the sun will rise at 7:30:15 a.m. and set at 5:59:05 p.m. Localized 6-inches or greater snowfall totals could occur. Cloudy, with a high near 65. Behind the low, our wind direction returns to a northwesterly flow (10-15mph). Chance of precipitation is 80%. New sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

World News Tensions over Japan school fashion: Parents angry that expensive Armani uniform required
Author: 0 Tensions over Japan school fashion: Parents angry that expensive Armani uniform required

A minimum set - a navy-blue jacket and matching pants or skirt, a long-sleeve shirt and a hat - would be more than twice the price of the current uniforms. Given that Taimei Elementary School is a state-funded institution, it's questionable why it would choose to implement such overpriced uniforms. Similarly, Education Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi said the school should have discussed the matter with parents before making the decision, reported news outlet NHK.

World News Nvidia rides games and AI chip sales to $2.91 billion Q4 revenue
Author: 0 Nvidia rides games and AI chip sales to $2.91 billion Q4 revenue

Street is more conscious on this after SunEdison, Inc. case. Welch Investments LLC acquired a new stake in NVIDIA during the third quarter valued at $104,000. The company's shares rose 11 percent to a high of $241 in extended trading. NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ) has risen 212.28% since February 7, 2017 and is uptrending.

Author: 0 Morris, Lawes win 4th straight; beat US

The Hamiltons will look to rebound against Norway and Finland on Saturday stateside, getting back on the winning track. Norway will play China at 7:05 p.m.in both teams' final games of round robin play. "We got a little aggressive, we felt like were playing good, we were confident we could score a point there and I got a little heavy on my last rock and took the chances out of Becca's hands".

World News Militants attack Sunjuwan army camp, 2 soldiers martyred, six others injured
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Later, speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a function in Ahmedabad, Mr. Singh said , "You should be rest assured that Army and security forces are giving a befitting reply to the attack". Director General of Police, S P Vaid; IGP, Jammu, S D S Jamwal, senior officers of Army, Police and civil administration were present on the occasion.

World News India committed to stronger ties with Jordan - Modi
Author: 0 India committed to stronger ties with Jordan - Modi

Abbas stressed that Palestinians have "never rejected negotiations any day; we were and still are ready for it, and believe that forming a multilateral mechanism of several states is the best approach to overlook those negotiations". Soon after his arrival, Modi visited the Mausoleum of in and laid a wreath at the grave of the iconic Palestinian leader. The PM will also meet His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, ...

World News By Sunday, Chicago to potentially see over 20 inches of snow
Author: 0 By Sunday, Chicago to potentially see over 20 inches of snow

Snow-related crashed snarled highways across southern MI, with one person killed when a semitrailer struck the rear of a auto stopped in traffic on US 23 near Flint, police said. As of 9:30 a.m., more than 740 flights have been cancelled on Friday at O'Hare, and more than 280 have been cancelled on Friday at Midway. Meteorologist Heather Orow said this morning the storm is "generally going to be an issue for travel".

World News Police officer shot dead, two deputies wounded serving warrant in Georgia
Author: 0 Police officer shot dead, two deputies wounded serving warrant in Georgia

Price said Maddox is the only officer they're ever hired straight out of school . Tanger Outlet is located on I-75 at Locust Grove Road. Price said the 26-year-old officer's wife is pregnant and expecting their second child any day. Reports say the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Henry County Sheriff's Office (HCSO), Henry County Police, Locust Grove Police, and an agent from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are now investigating.

World News Flu blamed for 1 child's death, suspected in another
Author: 0 Flu blamed for 1 child's death, suspected in another

That makes this year's count particularly high, especially since the flu season - which runs from about October to May - won't officially end for another four months. In the weekly report , however, the CDC revealed that levels of H3N2 appear to be dropping. This is the 11th week of intense flu. Outbreaks in schools are reported whenever flu-like symptoms result in more than 5 percent absenteeism, or more than three elementary school students from the same classroom to be out sick.

World News Turkey condemns bombing in northeast Libya
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Friday condemned the bombing of a mosque in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi, which killed two people and injured 143 others, children included. "A auto bomb exploded near the mosque of Abu Huraia", wrote the website Al Wasat, quoting the television 'Libya Roha Al Watan".

World News Snow ice weather warning in effect for Ireland tonight
Author: 0 Snow ice weather warning in effect for Ireland tonight

Brisk westerly winds will be strong and gusty near Atlantic coasts. "Otherwise, there will be winter sunshine, especially for southern and eastern areas, with more wintry showers in western and northern parts of Britain and for much of the Ireland".

World News Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia sentenced in graft case
Author: 0 Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia sentenced in graft case

Zia's conviction in an election year could destabilize Bangladesh, which has already seen her rival, Sheikh Hasina, rule for 10 years. The 72-year-old politician, who heads the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), was convicted for transferring 21 million taka ($252,200; 206,000 euros) from a charity, the Zia Orphanage Trust, to her personal account.

World News Last Islamic State
Author: 0 Last Islamic State "Beatles" Captured in Syria

The US official did not give any information on the condition of the two or what would happen to them. The men - including a fourth Briton called Aine Davis who is now being held in a Turkish jail on terrorism charges - were known to fellow ISIL fighters and their captives as the "Beatles" because of their English accents.

World News Seven killed, 260 injured in Taiwan natural disaster
Author: 0 Seven killed, 260 injured in Taiwan natural disaster

Tsai said she "ordered search and rescue workers not to give up on any opportunity to save people, while keeping their own safety in mind". Council officials said the foundation had passed on the information about the people killed to its mainland counterpart, the Association of Relations Across the Taiwan Strait (Arats).

World News Russian Federation to Contain Iranian-Turkish Dispute in Syria
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Moreover, in today's meeting, Iran's president stressed the necessity of fighting against terrorism in Syria, adding "unfortunately, today some [states] want to redraw the geographical boundaries in the region, and after the failure in northern Iraq, they have designed another plot in northern Syria".

World News War of words erupts at nuclear disarmament talks
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The regime continues to work on its ballistic missiles and nuclear programs. In an opinion article later published by The Washington Post , Cha said that the Trump administration was considering a limited "bloody nose" strike against North Korea , warning that such a tactic could escalate "into a war that would likely kill tens, if not hundreds, of thousands of Americans".

World News Cost of Trump's military parade could run into millions
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But he added: "I'm not looking for a Soviet-style hardware display". "The idea of saying "thank you" through a parade makes sense", Graham said . At the January 18 meeting at the Pentagon that included Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr ., "The marching orders were: I want a parade like the one in France ", a military official who spoke on the condition of anonymity was quoted by the Post as saying.

World News UN investigating reports of chlorine attacks in Syria
Author: 0 UN investigating reports of chlorine attacks in Syria

Putin directly", Netanyahu said prior to his snap visit to Moscow. In January chlorine is suspected of having been used on two occasions in munitions launched by the regime in the region. Using an alternative acronym for IS, the coalition said it then "conducted strikes against attacking forces to repel the act of aggression against partners engaged in the Global Coalition's defeat-Daesh mission".

World News Syrian Pro-Regime Forces Attack Prompts Coalition Defensive Strikes
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The U.S. coalition said in a statement that it launched the strikes in self-defense after as many as 500 attackers began what appeared to be a coordinated assault on an SDF headquarters, where the Turkish forces are accompanied by U.S. US and Kurdish forces responded to that skirmish with air and artillery strikes, the official said. After the attack the coalition "conducted strikes against attacking forces to repel the act of aggression".

World News Winter Storm Warning is in effect for Wednesday into Wednesday night
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During this snow event, visibilities will be reduced and roads will become snow covered. Montana is gearing up for its second winter storm in less than a week, and it's expected to create big problems for travelers. "Consider postponing non-essential travel until conditions improve". Road crews will have a tough time keeping up with the volume of snow, so some highways in central and northern Montana could become impassable at times.

World News UN Youth Envoy Preaches Against Female Genital Mutilation
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Research shows that if countries prioritise the elimination of FGM/C, they adopt programmes and policies to correct social and cultural practices. In Kenya, about a quarter of women and girls aged 15 to 49 have been cut, according to the Kenyan Ministry of Health.

World News Supreme Court annuls order releasing politicians
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However, the MEA refused to respond to questions about Mr. Nasheed's call for worldwide intervention. As New Delhi weighs its options, a former diplomat who was part of previous Indian interventions in the Maldives, including in 1988, when Indian troops defeated a coup d'etat against then President Gayoom, said it would be a mistake to see the situation there in isolation.

World News FBI Investigating Child Pornography Video Being Shared On Facebook
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But, because the case in this incident is in Alabama, authorities there are investigating, and the child has been located and is safe, police ask you to delete the video immediately. Prosecutors in MI say the assaults occurred in Detroit and at Moore's home in Alabama. Sources say videos may have been circulating for a year or longer before Detroit Police were made aware.

World News Taliban bomber kills 11 soldiers in Pakistan's Swat Valley
Author: 0 Taliban bomber kills 11 soldiers in Pakistan's Swat Valley

Media cell of Pakistan military, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) reported that the Army Chief, Khyber Pakhuntkhwa (KP) Governor and Peshawar Corps Commander among other military and civil personalities. However, more than 2,000 Taliban insurgents had been ousted in 2009 in a military operation. Pakistan's Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi condemned the attack.

World News Assange fails to make skipped bail arrest warrant vanish
Author: 0 Assange fails to make skipped bail arrest warrant vanish

Assange is still living in the Ecuadorian embassy, where he has resided for more than five years out of fear he is would be extradited to the USA for questioning over the activities of WikiLeaks . He claimed being extradited to Sweden would see him removed to the U.S. over WikiLeaks' publication of war logs and diplomatic cables. Representing Mr Assange, Mark Summers QC said: "This was at all stages an investigatory European Arrest Warrant in respect of which there never were any ...

World News British PM leads tributes on centenary of women winning right to vote
Author: 0 British PM leads tributes on centenary of women winning right to vote

After years of writing romance novels, Despard turned her hand to charity and suffrage when her husband died. "If we did not have the suffragettes doing what they did, then we would never have got the vote and privileges that we have today , and I think we need to remember today how fortunate we are".

World News Bennett Says 'Honored' Poland Canceled His Visit Over Holocaust Remarks
Author: 0 Bennett Says 'Honored' Poland Canceled His Visit Over Holocaust Remarks

Poland's President Andrzej Duda gives a press conference on February 6, 2018 in Warsaw to announces that he will sign into law a controversial Holocaust bill which has sparked tensions with Israel, the United States, and Ukraine. Duda said the law will now go before Poland's Constitutional Tribunal for a ruling on whether it conforms with free speech guarantees. "As the Minister of Education for the state of the Jewish People I will stand tall, for I can not forgive or relinquish ...

World News Kashmiris' struggle destined to succeed: COAS
Author: 0 Kashmiris' struggle destined to succeed: COAS

He added that Pakistan is trying to create unrest in India by constantly provoking Jammu and Kashmir. He said the Indian army had miserably failed to crush the Kashmiris' struggle for independence as they were writing a new chapter of their freedom movement with every passing day.

World News Colorado Officers Shot, Suspect Killed
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He is survived by his wife and seven-year-old twins. Police say one civilian was shot and taken to the hospital. This comes after an investigation into a vehicle theft at the Murray Hill Apartments turned deadly. Our hearts & prayers are with the family of Deputy Micah Flick & the @EPCSheriff and Colo Spgs PD. Sheriff's deputies in Adams and Douglas County have been shot to death in the line of duty in recent weeks.

World News Another Super Bowl-winning QB gave Foles advice prior to big game
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Is there a quarterback controversy in Philadelphia now? But the Eagles , who now don't have a second- or third-round pick in this year's draft, likely will field trade offers for their No. That Butler didn't play against the Eagles makes you think he's already gone. Stephen Gostkowski, one of the NFL's most accurate kickers, missed and extra-point and a field goal.

World News Congress wrests Mandalgarh Assembly seat in Rajasthan from BJP
Author: 0 Congress wrests Mandalgarh Assembly seat in Rajasthan from BJP

After facing back to back defeats, the Congress has finally something to cheer about as it wrestled the Mandalgarh Assembly as well as the Ajmer and Alwar Lok Sabha seats from the ruling BJP in Rajasthan by huge margins . Congress, the primary opposition party in the state, was the main electoral challenger to the BJP in this round of the polls. And in Alwar, Congress' Karan Singh Yadav had beaten BJP's Jaswant Singh Yadav by almost two lakh votes.

World News Students sell pakoda outside PM Modi's rally venue
Author: 0 Students sell pakoda outside PM Modi's rally venue

The Tribunal, headed by J.N. Panchal, on July 28, 2016 rejected the state's petition for releasing the water, citing various grounds, including ecological damage the twin canal projects may cause. "When the Congress was there in the Centre, Karnataka was given Rs 73,000 crore". Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed "Parivartan Rally" in Bengaluru .

World News US' Tillerson warns Latin America against reliance on China
Author: 0 US' Tillerson warns Latin America against reliance on China

Furthermore, in a major shift in USA policy toward Latin America, Tillerson told an audience in Austin, Texas, that the Monroe doctrine - a 19th-century US policy that effectively warned extra-regional powers to stay away from Latin America - is "as important today as it has ever been".

World News Israeli troops detain suspects in West Bank in hunt for killers
Author: 0 Israeli troops detain suspects in West Bank in hunt for killers

The agenda said about 40 families live in the outpost, but envisages its enlargement. "Today, the government will provide for the status of Gilad Farm in order to facilitate orderly life there". Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a press conference in Jerusalem on November 18, 2014. Those without approval are referred to as outposts and are typically populated by hardline religious nationalists who see the entire West Bank as part of Israel.

World News Four foreigners injured in Italy shooting
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Local news outlets said the man was detained after he stepped out of his black Alfa Romeo 147 near the memorial, gave a fascist salute and shouted, " Italy for the Italians". Italian police told people to take shelter indoors on Twitter. "What happened appears to be a completely random armed retaliation raid", Mr Minniti said.

Author: 0 Syria rejects USA accusations of chemical weapons use

He said that non-governmental organizations and fighters on the ground in Syria had reported sarin use, and that the USA was looking into the matter. "We do not have evidence", Mattis told reporters, as quoted by Politico on Friday, adding that it appears chlorine was used in the attacks, but "we are even more concerned about the possibility of sarin use".

Author: 0 José Mourinho finally concedes title race is over

With City winning 2-0 on the night, United are now 15 points behind their city rivals. Perhaps United's focus should begin to shift over to the Champions League, as the Reds take on Sevilla in the first leg of a Round of 16 tie on February 21.

World News Man charged with conspiracy for allegedly selling Vegas shooter armor-piercing ammo
Author: 0 Man charged with conspiracy for allegedly selling Vegas shooter armor-piercing ammo

However, among the unfired rounds found in Paddock's hotel room were two cartridges which forensic analysis determined were armor-piercing/incendiary ammo that had Haig's fingerprints on them, the complaint states. "I hope today ends (the death threats), when people realize that I wasn't in collusion with Paddock - that I was not in any way, shape or form associated with the terrible crime that he committed", Haig said.

World News Hoeven statement on Nuclear Posture Review
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It is said that Russian Federation can launch a nuclear strike, that Russian Federation does not comply with worldwide treaties - they mention among others the Treaty on short-and intermediate-range missiles, . Weaver, speaking alongside Shanahan, added that the USA would be willing to sideline development of the low-yield weapon should the Russians "redress the imbalance in non-strategic nuclear forces".

World News Victims' father tries to attack Larry Nassar in courtroom
Author: 0 Victims' father tries to attack Larry Nassar in courtroom

WARNING: There is explicit language in the video . Judge Janice Cunningham said there was "no way" she would punish Mr Margraves "given the circumstances of this case". Margraves was not charged in the incident. The victim statements ended, as they had during the first sentencing, with the words of Rachael Denhollander - the first to publicly accuse Nassar of abuse.

World News South Korea To Seek Ways To Expand IOC Membership
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But the best athletes earn much more money from endorsement deals . The hosts made a statement, confirming that "baskets with condoms will be placed at both men's and women's toilets at athletes villages in Pyeongchang and Gangneung, the main press centre, the media village as well as medical centres".

World News Turkey's General Staff: Nearly 900 terrorists killed in Operation Olive Branch
Author: 0 Turkey's General Staff: Nearly 900 terrorists killed in Operation Olive Branch

Ankara launched a cross-border offensive into Afrin on January 20 to rout the Syrian Kurdish militia it says is linked to insurgents fighting inside Turkey. More than 300 people have been detained over social media posts that "criticised, opposed or misrepresented" the Afrin campaign, which started almost two weeks ago, the government has said.

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