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Hezbollah, a powerful terror group considered to have more military clout than the Lebanese army itself, recently threatened to open fire on IDF soldiers building the barrier, Israel's Hadashot TV news reported last week. Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman described Lebanon's exploration tender as "very provocative" and suggested that Lebanon had put out invitations for bids from worldwide groups for a gas field "which is by all accounts ours".
  • PM Narendra Modi asks opposition for suggestions on Ayushman Bharat scheme

    PM Narendra Modi asks opposition for suggestions on Ayushman Bharat scheme

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    Democracy is integral to this nation and is in our culture", said PM Modi. "But he did not say anything on the issues before the country, such as employment or farmers' issues", Rahul told reporters. Today, the TDP MPs were, however, requested not to raise their issues when the prime minister was to address the House. Modi picked up Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge attacking speech in the House a day before to engage in some light-hearted "shero shayari".
  • Televangelist with Trump ties: 'Jesus himself gave us the flu shot'

    Televangelist with Trump ties: 'Jesus himself gave us the flu shot'

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    But Texas televangelist Gloria Copeland thinks there's nothing to worry about. Sixteen children died of the flu in the week ended 27 January, bringing total pediatric deaths to 53 for the season, according to the CDC's weekly report. Yes, you heard it right. The number of people infected with influenza is believed to be much higher because not everyone goes to their doctor when they are sick, nor do doctors test every patient.
  • James Bulger killer Jon Venables jailed over indecent photos

    James Bulger killer Jon Venables jailed over indecent photos

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    He admitted having 392 category A images, 148 category B images and 630 category C images as well as having a paedophile manual on or before November 17 a year ago. In 2010, Venables was sent back to jail for two years after pleading guilty to charges of downloading and distributing child pornography. Police also found a paedophile manual aimed at teaching abusers how to have sex with children "safely", Sky News says.
  • Support for investigation of US Olympic Committee grows

    Support for investigation of US Olympic Committee grows

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    The resolution , sponsored by U.S. Sens. "Now Congress has an opportunity to stand up for the courageous survivors who came forward, for our athletes, for our children". Tim Scott of South Carolina, Republican Sen. "The US Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics need to be held accountable", Shaheen says. Shaheen and Ernst have called for the resignation of Scott Blackmun, USOC's CEO, after reports claimed he was informed of Nassar's behavior in 2015.
  • Standard man charged in fatal Putnam County stabbing

    Standard man charged in fatal Putnam County stabbing

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    Bradley went missing over a week ago, and on Saturday, January 27, 2018 her body was found in a ditch. At this point, Henderson is being charged with concealing a homicidal death , but additional charges are expected soon, Doyle said. Henderson picked Bradley up near her residence and drove directly into Putnam County. Doyle and Sangston deflected many questions at the press conference, invoking Illinois Supreme Court rules that preclude law enforcement from commenting on active cases.
  • EPL: Luis Enrique not interested in replacing Conte as Chelsea manager

    EPL: Luis Enrique not interested in replacing Conte as Chelsea manager

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    According to Diario Sport , Luis Enrique is the man tipped to replace Antonio Conte. Troy Deeney, Daryl Janmaat, Gerard Deulofeu and Roberto Pereyra all struck at Vicarage Road to punish Chelsea - who had Tiemoue Bakayoko sent off for two bookings inside 30 minutes - for a limp and lethargic performance that leaves Conte's future as head coach in serious doubt.
  • Local group hosting special Black History Month event

    Local group hosting special Black History Month event

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    However, I always chalked this gap up to limited time or funds, as well as a general lack of interest in encouraging diversity. Sumner and Taylor said student coalitions are taking the lead on organizing events that celebrate the histories and cultures of ASU students.
  • Swaraj to inaugurate cultural festival of Saudi Arabia today

    Swaraj to inaugurate cultural festival of Saudi Arabia today

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    Later, the Minister will also inaugurate Al Janadria, the national cultural festival of Saudi Arabia as the "Guest of Honour" country. The UAE is in the sixth position internationally as Saudi Arabia's most important commercial partner, with a 6.1 percent share of the total trade of Saudi Arabia in 2016, as well as the first in the Arab and Gulf regions, with a 56 percent share of Saudi Arabia's total trade with GCC countries in 2016.
  • Kvitova Beats Defending Champion Mladenovic for WTA St. Petersburg Title

    Kvitova Beats Defending Champion Mladenovic for WTA St. Petersburg Title

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    In St.Petersburg, as the WTA president Micky Lawler said during the prize ceremony, Kvitova confirmed once again to be a symbol of resilience, a precious testimony of women's unstoppable spirit. The 27-year-old broke her French opponent's serve twice more in the second set to seal the match in just over an hour. Although she has not found the going easy, she beat Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza on her way to the quarter-finals of the US Open before losing in a third set tiebreak to Venus ...
  • Suspect's DNA matches in Asma rape, murder case

    Suspect's DNA matches in Asma rape, murder case

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    He staged a rally to protest the failure of the police in arresting the culprits. The police also presented the accused, identified as Ghulam Nabi, with face covering before media. "The sample was collected from the crime scene and not from the dead body". The KP Police has insisted since day one that there was no evidence of sexual violence on the body of the victim.
  • Under pressure, South Africa's leader warns of

    Under pressure, South Africa's leader warns of "fake" news

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    Zuma could leave office either by resigning, through losing a vote of no-confidence in parliament or impeachment proceedings. Mbete and Modise went to see Zuma following a meeting of the ANC's political committee in Parliament‚ which provides strategic political guidance to the party's parliamentary caucus.
  • Democratic, GOP lawmakers: Memo doesn't clear Trump in probe

    Democratic, GOP lawmakers: Memo doesn't clear Trump in probe

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    Trump to act. Key Democrats are seeking to put out the document, including the Senate's Democratic leader, Chuck Schumer of NY, who urged Mr Trump to back the public release and said that refusing to do so would show the president's intent to undermine the investigation into Russian election interference.
  • SA Opt to Bowl as Ngidi Makes His ODI Debut

    SA Opt to Bowl as Ngidi Makes His ODI Debut

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    India will be looking to take a historic 3-0 lead as they take on South Africa side on Wednesday in the third one day global (ODI) to be played in Newlands, Cape Town . India: Virat Kohli (capt), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Dinesh Karthik, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni (wk), Hardik Pandya, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Shardul Thakur.
  • GM posts $12.8B in 2017 earnings

    GM posts $12.8B in 2017 earnings

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    Royal Bank of Canada set a $52.00 price objective on shares of General Motors and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Tuesday. Institutions own 74.40% of General Motors Company (GM)'s shares. The company has a current ratio of 0.94, a quick ratio of 0.79 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.54. "We are constructive that 2018 will be another strong year both globally and in the U.S.", Stevens said.
  • German coalition talks tough, Sunday finish uncertain: Angela Merkel

    German coalition talks tough, Sunday finish uncertain: Angela Merkel

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    With her fourth term at stake, SPD leaders are holding out for selling points to offer the party's more than 460,000 members, who have the final vote on any coalition agreement. Despite their pre-election promise to terminate Turkey's European Union membership process, the parties refrained from any radical proposal in their coalition document.
  • PM Modi blames Congress for Partition, Kashmir mess in Lok Sabha

    PM Modi blames Congress for Partition, Kashmir mess in Lok Sabha

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    Hitting two targets with one stone, PM Modi made a reference to a widely known incident in which Rajiv Gandhi, the father of Congress president Rahul Gandhi, called then Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister T Anjaiah of the Congress a "buffoon" at Hyderabad's Begumpet airport in 1982.
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation chief defends agency after Trump released classified memo

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    Even as Democrats described it as inaccurate, some Republicans quickly cited the memo - released over the objections of the FBI and Justice Department - in their arguments that Mueller's investigation is politically tainted. Trump tweeted a quote from the head of the conservative group Judicial Watch Friday morning. "This memo totally vindicates "Trump" in probe", the president tweeted Saturday.
  • Hacker attaccano il Pd di Firenze, online anche i dati di Renzi

    Hacker attaccano il Pd di Firenze, online anche i dati di Renzi

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    Si tratta di un gruppo "anarchico" ed internazionale, con sede anche in Italia, della rete formato da gente cacciata nel 12011 da Google, che opera per dispetto nei confronti di varie istituzioni europee. Il sito del Pd fiorentino è ancora offline . E' il testo del messaggio diffuso via social. " Lista completa degli iscritti al #pd di Firenze: nomi cognomi telefono indirizzo".
  • President Trump is not above the law

    President Trump is not above the law

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    In attacking Schiff, Trump compared him with former FBI director James Comey, whose dismissal by the president in May is one of the subjects of an obstruction of justice investigation by Mueller. Republicans on the Intelligence Committee, chaired by Rep. Devin Nunes of California, released its document Friday after Trump's approval. That dossier was financed in part by the Democratic National Committee and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign.
  • WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY: Snow, sleet, freezing rain threatening area

    WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY: Snow, sleet, freezing rain threatening area

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    Tuesday's high will be around 24 degrees. The probability of a wetter than average mid-February is highest over New England. Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon. Southwest wind around 6 miles per hour. Southwest wind 5 to 11 miles per hour. High near 23. East wind 5 to 9 miles per hour becoming northwest in the afternoon.
  • Experts question Alberta power threats to BC as pipeline politics intensify

    Experts question Alberta power threats to BC as pipeline politics intensify

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    Popham said the B.C. government has not made a decision yet on next steps, but could impose similar penalties on Alberta's products. The move could also mean higher rates for Alberta if they were to lose the competition, he said. threatens Alberta and its economy. The loss of the potential energy imports is seen as fairly neutral, however, to Alberta's large-scale power consumers, since they hadn't been expecting any, said Vittoria Bellissimo, executive director of the Industrial Power ...
  • US House passes stopgap spending bill to avert shutdown

    US House passes stopgap spending bill to avert shutdown

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    If Democrats block a stand-alone defense spending bill , showing that the House stopgap can't pass the Senate , McConnell could amend the House resolution to include whatever deal he and Schumer work out in the next 24 hours. But when asked to explain Kelly's choice of language, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders deflected. Dick Durbin , D-Ill., a leader on the immigration issue, said Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union".
  • Sidharth Malhotra has his fingers crossed for Aiyaary

    Sidharth Malhotra has his fingers crossed for Aiyaary

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    The team will submit the film to the CBFC only after making the recommended changes. The screening resulted in prescribed modifications to the film, providing which Aiyaary has finally received its censor certification and a clearance for release today, February 6th.
  • Barnaby Joyce's baby with ex-staffer 'devastating', says estranged wife

    Barnaby Joyce's baby with ex-staffer 'devastating', says estranged wife

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    Campion, a former journalist, left Joyce's office in April to work for one of his close Nationals colleagues, the resources and northern Australia minister, Matt Canavan. . Senator Barnaby Joyce with his family at Parliament House, August 2005. Vikki Campion with Barnaby Joyce (Facebook). "Frankly, his personal situation is none of my business, and with respect it is none of anybody else's business".