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On Thursday, Notley said her government has suspended negotiations on buying hydro power from B.C., a move that could cost that province $500 million a year in sales. In the meantime, she hopes the federal government will intervene. "The B.C. NDP are playing politics at the risk of thousands of Canadian jobs, future infrastructure projects as well as investor confidence in our energy industry", he wrote.
  • Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani and wife found shot dead

    Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani and wife found shot dead

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    They termed the death of Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani a national loss and said that the country has deprived of a seasoned and honest politician by his death. Earlier, the body was flown via helicopter from Karachi to Sukkur airport. "We have our forensic team and senior officers present on site", Khitab added.
  • Notification for Polls in Nagaland and Meghalaya issued

    Notification for Polls in Nagaland and Meghalaya issued

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    The meeting was called in the wake of several Political Parties announcing their intention not to contest the February 27 Assembly elections. Last week, Naga Hoho, the apex body of all Naga tribes, had openly called for a boycott of the Assembly elections.
  • Justin Timberlake dismisses talk of special guests for Super Bowl half-time show

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    If that initial statement left any room for doubt, the " Man of the Woods " made sure to compliment our quarterback's skills - and his lovely locks. Singer Justin Timberlake and Patriots QB Tom Brady are having a full-on bromance. Officially. So Tom is definitely the type of dude you'd invite over to watch the Super Bowl . The move Thursday earned Timberlake three goat emojis from his buddy Aaron Rodgers.
  • Openreach accelerates FTTP network build with 'fibre first' strategy

    Openreach accelerates FTTP network build with 'fibre first' strategy

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    The company had previously aimed to supply 2 million properties by 2020, rising to 10 million by the mid-2020s. Full-fibre connections are not hampered by distance and can provide speeds up to 1 gigabit a second. BT network subsidiary Openreach has announced the launch of its 'fibre first programme' to upgrade United Kingdom infrastructure. "It's good news, but it then has to be translated into commercial offers", Chief Executive Vittorio Colao said.
  • Trinamool Wrests Noapara, Leads In Uluberia

    Trinamool Wrests Noapara, Leads In Uluberia

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    Trinamool candidate, Sunil Singh won by a margin of 63,018 votes in Noapara. The Congress was fourth in both the constituencies. The Congress on Thursday thumped the ruling BJP in Rajasthan , clinching all the two Lok Sabha and one state assembly seats in bypolls in the key cow belt state where the saffron party is eyeing a second straight term when assembly elections are held around December this year.
  • Indian External Affairs Minister arrives in Nepal for two-day visit

    Indian External Affairs Minister arrives in Nepal for two-day visit

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    But it's being seen as an effort to rebuild ties with Nepal as the Left alliance there prepares to form a new government that will most likely be headed by former prime minister KP Sharma Oli, who has in the past criticized India for its "high handedness" in Nepal's internal politics.
  • What's The Story Behind Groundhog Day?

    What's The Story Behind Groundhog Day?

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    The club also notes that there has been only one Phil, crediting his longevity to drinking a secret "groundhog punch" every summer at the Groundhog Picnic. Now, I see more clearly and painfully how much we value wringing 40 hours of work out of an eight hour day. According to Groundhog Day lore, if he sees his shadow and returns to his hole, it means that winter weather will continue for another six weeks.
  • Treasury lambastes Viceroy over Capitec report

    Treasury lambastes Viceroy over Capitec report

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    Capitec shares fell again on Wednesday and were down 9.6 percent to 828.36 rand at 1138 GMT. Capitec did not immediately reply to a request for comment. Concerns and exposes over financial misconduct should always be listened to, especially after the costly and damaging experience of African Bank, the mounting evidence of corruption and irregularities of companies like Steinhoff, and lack of credibility of auditing companies and regulators after KMPG scandals.
  • 2 students shot at Los Angeles middle school

    2 students shot at Los Angeles middle school

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    Two students - a male and a female - suffered gunshot wounds. they were taken to the hospital and their conditions were unknown. The female suspect is in custody after the shooting at Salvador B. Officials have not said whether students at the school were subject to any weapons screening Thursday. "You know what I mean, you really hear about things like this in the news, and just to hear that something like that happened so close to home, it scared the life out of me".
  • Kurdish militia killed in Turkey's Afrin operation: Turkish military

    Kurdish militia killed in Turkey's Afrin operation: Turkish military

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    Fikret Ozer said that the objective of the operation was to ensure Turkish border security, neutralise terrorist elements in Afrin and thus, save the brotherly Syrians from the oppression and cruelty of those terrorists. Turkey , a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally of the United States, views the main Kurdish militia as an extension of the Kurdish insurgency it has battled for decades.
  • Canadian Senate passes bill to make anthem gender neutral

    Canadian Senate passes bill to make anthem gender neutral

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    The debated line in question now reads: 'True patriot in all thy sons command '. The late Liberal MP Mauril Bélanger introduced the legislation as a private members bill before his death in 2016. Quebec Senator Chantal Petitclerc , a former Paralympian, was "jealous" of athletes at the upcoming Winter Olympic Games who will be able to sing the altered anthem .
  • A plague of locusts threaten the 2018 World Cup

    A plague of locusts threaten the 2018 World Cup

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    Russian officials are afraid the locusts could cause worldwide embarrassment for the country when teams arrive for the World Cup, which is set to begin in June. The 2018 World Cup gets under way on 14 June and matches will take place in 12 stadiums in 11 Russian cities. Locusts are a threat to the tournament, according to the Russian official.
  • Mira and Shahid turned bride-groom once again!

    Mira and Shahid turned bride-groom once again!

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    While Shahid has been enjoying all the appreciation, his wife Mira Rajput has also lauded his work and cited Padmaavat has one his career-best performances. "It's very tiring for a woman to always think about what the guy thinks and other way round too". After the show, she was quoted as saying, "I was very nervous before walking".
  • Kenya's High Court suspends government's shutdown of three TV channels

    Kenya's High Court suspends government's shutdown of three TV channels

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    The Kenya Union of journalists is expected to file court petitions. State-broadcaster KBC and K24, associated with President Uhuru Kenyatta's family, were spared the crackdown. He also wants the affected media houses compensated for losses incurred during the two days they have been off-air. But the emergence of alternate advertising platforms, including social media, was already hurting their revenue streams.
  • Theresa May insists she is 'not a quitter' as she defends leadership

    Theresa May insists she is 'not a quitter' as she defends leadership

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    The British leader said more than nine billion pounds ($12.7 billion) in business deals would be signed during her visit. "But it's also about our domestic agenda". The British government , however, has been less sanguine about the project, with May's spokesman saying that while the idea holds promise, it is "vital that BRI projects meet global standards".
  • Russian Olympians have doping bans overturned, Sochi results reinstated

    Russian Olympians have doping bans overturned, Sochi results reinstated

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    Putin asked the athletes for forgiveness because Russian authorities "were unable to protect" them. Saying the entire Russian population was very emotional for the athletes, Putin added, "We will do our utmost in order to support them". Putin also called on Russian athletes to obey International Olympic Committee rules at the Pyeongchang Games. "Any citizen of the United States travelling to the 2018 Winter Games can rest assured that the Republic of Korea has a comprehensive ...
  • James Corden fires back at Nikki Haley for Grammys criticism

    James Corden fires back at Nikki Haley for Grammys criticism

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    Wolff first insinuated Haley was having an affair with President Donald Trump on Real Time with Bill Maher last Friday, instructing the audience to pay close attention to a final passage in Fire and Fury . He also appreciated Haley for not forgetting her roots and said her journey was a source of inspiration. When again, Wolff denied having accused Haley of anything, Brzezinski was over it.
  • Nashville Mayor Admits to Extramarital Affair With Her Security Chief

    Nashville Mayor Admits to Extramarital Affair With Her Security Chief

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    The man in question, retired Sgt. Robert Forrest Jr. of the Metro Nashville Police Department , a 32-year veteran in the police force, subsequently admitted to having the affair with the mayor. God will forgive me, but the people of Nashville don't have to. "I think you will see that lines right up with the overtime because we were out busy working".
  • South Korean skiers arrive in North for joint training event

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    One of the most powerful moments during President Trump's State of the Union speech Tuesday night came when he honored Mr. Ji Seong-ho, a North Korean defector who escaped from the communist regime in 2006. Washington issues an annual human rights report which consistently ranks the North among the world's worst offenders, but Pyongyang's document focuses exclusively on the US.
  • Turkey: Chair of Amnesty released on bail after almost eight months

    Turkey: Chair of Amnesty released on bail after almost eight months

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    Taner Kilic had been charged with membership of a terrorist organisation, an accusation the London-based group had described as "baseless". " Released on bail. Ozlem Dalkiran of Avaaz and Citizens' Assembly - one of the activists also on trial - said she was "very happy". Kilic has categorically denied having the app, while Amnesty says two independent forensic analyses that they commissioned found that there was no trace of ByLock ever having been on his phone.
  • Macron Blasts Violent Attack on Eight-Year-Old Jewish Boy

    Macron Blasts Violent Attack on Eight-Year-Old Jewish Boy

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    The most common type of incident in 2017 involved verbal abuse randomly directed at visibly Jewish people in public. However, the count, released Wednesday by the Interior Ministry, shows that violent racist acts in France increased overall, and notably anti-Semitic acts went up 20 percent, from 77 in 2016 to 97 past year.
  • FM Jaitley revises FY18 fiscal deficit estimate at 3.5%

    FM Jaitley revises FY18 fiscal deficit estimate at 3.5%

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    We hope this budget would be sympathetic towards the sector so as to resurrect the affected businesses again. January 31: With the presentation of this year's Union Budget slated for Thursday, consumer durable majors are looking forward with hope to government initiatives such as "Make in India " to improve India's Ease of Doing Business.
  • Love lost as struggling Cavaliers host Heat

    Love lost as struggling Cavaliers host Heat

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    Their 29-21 record is the fourth best in the east, and tenth in the National Basketball Association overall. Now the Cavs have a few days of rest before they host the dynamic Houston Rockets who just had James Harden post the NBA's first ever 60-point triple double.
  • President Trump Wants Jeff Sessions To Prosecute Robert Mueller And His Team

    President Trump Wants Jeff Sessions To Prosecute Robert Mueller And His Team

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    Americans deserve to know whether Russian Federation conspired with the Trump campaign and whether - since then - there has been an effort to obstruct justice in that investigation. Mueller , particularly relating to the firing of former FBI Director James Comey and the matter of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.
  • 11 elders killed as fire and explosions engulf homeless facility in Sapporo

    11 elders killed as fire and explosions engulf homeless facility in Sapporo

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    Another five residents were rescued alive, but three men between 50 and 80 years old were injured, although not seriously, and had to be taken to hospital. "I wish we had made the facility more properly equipped", he told Fuji News Network. The fire was brought under control about two hours later, and the bodies of 11 people believed to be residents of the facility were discovered at the site.
  • Decide on lookout notice against Karti: SC tells Madras HC

    Decide on lookout notice against Karti: SC tells Madras HC

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    On Wednesday, a bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra requested a Madras HC division bench headed by the HC chief justice to decide the petitions filed by Karti and others challenging the lookout circulars within two months. On August 10 past year, a single judge bench of the had stayed the lookout circulars and permitted Karti and others to travel overseas. The Centre had opposed the move saying the high court had no territorial jurisdiction to stay and decide the matter arising out of ...
  • Still recovering from concussion, Gronk expects to play Sunday

    Still recovering from concussion, Gronk expects to play Sunday

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    It's easy to see why. After posting mediocre numbers (3,782 yards, 16 touchdowns, 14 interceptions, 6.2 yards/attempt) a year ago, it was likely he'd improve with a full season under his belt. New Power Generation played with him that night. Early in the season, the Patriots defense was getting some attention, albeit for some of the wrong reasons.
  • Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour Arrested at Airport

    Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour Arrested at Airport

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    Transportation Security Administration spokeswoman Lisa Farbstein said a worker at the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport saw a.38-caliber handgun loaded with five bullets in a carry-on bag. The organization released these findings in its annual " Year in Review " blog post on Monday, along with statistics concerning where these firearms were confiscated, and details of other prohibited or risky items found by TSA officers.
  • 'Major' Deep Offshore Oil Discovery Made in US Gulf of Mexico

    'Major' Deep Offshore Oil Discovery Made in US Gulf of Mexico

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    The Latin American nation is touting its riches to bring Big Oil's billions back eight decades after seizing assets from Shell and Standard Oil Co. of California, the remnant of the John D. "The Gulf of Mexico deepwater is an integral part of our company's long-term strategy", Jeff Shellebarger, president of Chevron North America Exploration and Production, said in a company statement.
  • SC awards one-month jail term to Nehal Hashmi in contempt case

    SC awards one-month jail term to Nehal Hashmi in contempt case

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    The three-judge bench, headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa and comprising Justice Dost Mohammad and Justice Maqbool Baqar, announced the decision today. In July a year ago, Hashmi was charged for contempt of court following his controversial remarks. "Traditionally, whoever asks for an unconditional apology is forgiven", Sanaullah pointed out, as he recalled instances from the past when the apex court forgave individuals for contempt of court after they sought an unconditional apology.
  • South Africa vs India 2018: 5 reasons to watch the ODI series

    South Africa vs India 2018: 5 reasons to watch the ODI series

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    Their next-worst, St George's Park, Port Elizabeth (lost all 4), is also in South Africa . "But this Indian team has the names on paper to change that. Because we've played a lot of one-day cricket. Karthik and Kohli will have a big job on their hands since they will surely be the ones who will have to try and stabilize the batting.
  • Military Official: US Could Destroy N. Korean Nuclear Infrastructure

    Military Official: US Could Destroy N. Korean Nuclear Infrastructure

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    The secretive regime's state-run newspaper said "the moves of USA imperialists to ignite a nuclear war have reached climax" since President Donald Trump was inaugurated in a scathing editorial. Though Cha is widely respected in his field, his candidacy was reportedly scuttled after it was revealed that he disagreed with the Trump administration's consideration of striking North Korea in a " " attack - a limited strike meant to send a message to the regime.
  • Leaked government document shows United Kingdom will be worse off after Brexit

    Leaked government document shows United Kingdom will be worse off after Brexit

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    The move follows the leak of the study, drawn up for the Department for Exiting the European Union , which concluded the United Kingdom economy would lose out, whatever Brexit deal the Government struck with the EU. "I would observe that nearly every single forecast coming from government, and most of the worldwide organisations, have been completely wrong", he said.
  • Pyongyang cancels joint event, blames S.Korean media

    Pyongyang cancels joint event, blames S.Korean media

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    The 2018 Games puts South Korea on the map as a skiing destination, and might be a draw for competitors with little experience of winter: a Nigerian bobsleigh team has qualified to compete. "It is very regrettable", the Unification Ministry said in a statement after hearing the decision. Last week, North Korea designated February 8 as the new anniversary of its military and said it would mark the day with various celebrations.
  • Sarah Sanders thinks Nancy Pelosi should smile more

    Sarah Sanders thinks Nancy Pelosi should smile more

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    Without a word, House Minority Leader made plain her thoughts on President 's first address Tuesday evening as cameras captured her face while she listened from her seat in the House chamber. "I think the country would be better for it". "That room last night was grossly divided". Hopefully they can let go of some of that. Some Republican senators have also said they don't want to release the memo, and Democrats have pushed back on Republican criticism of the FBI, saying it is an attempt ...
  • India slips 10 places to 42 in Economist Intelligence Unit's Democracy Index

    India slips 10 places to 42 in Economist Intelligence Unit's Democracy Index

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    The country, however, continues to be in the "hybrid regime" category, which refers to the country where elections have substantial irregularities that often prevent them from being both free and fair. "India has also become a more risky place for journalists, especially the central state of Chhattisgarh and the northern state of Jammu and Kashmir", the Economist Intelligence Unit said.