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On Saturday, renowned Israeli journalist Ronen Bergman, the son of two survivors of the Holocaust, asked Morawiecki whether it would punishable under the new law to tell the story about his family, who witnessed the Poles cooperating with the Nazi regime and providing the information on location of the Jewish people during the World War II.
  • Gove plan to pay farmers for being kind to animals

    Gove plan to pay farmers for being kind to animals

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    However, we could also support industry-led initiatives to improve these standards, especially in... Several ministers have said Brexit could help lower food prices, by enabling the United Kingdom to reduce tariffs on imports from developing countries and do trade deals more geared to the UK's needs.
  • John Kasich Deletes Pro-Gun Content from Website, Pushes AR-15 Ban

    John Kasich Deletes Pro-Gun Content from Website, Pushes AR-15 Ban

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    John R. Kasich continues to be a strong supporter of the right to bear arms and, as governor, has signed every pro-2nd amendment bill that has crossed his desk to defend this basic, constitutional right". "This is a great opportunity for common-sense steps that can be taken, just in the area of background checks". "Yes, we have and it's just a small group, sort of informal, like a lot of our meetings", Kasich said.
  • Bihar Board Exams: 1000 Class 12 students expelled for cheating

    Bihar Board Exams: 1000 Class 12 students expelled for cheating

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    Adding to his statement, the advisory would be soon communicated to all the district education officers, student, guardians and center superintendent about the changes. "This will prevent examinees from using unfair means". We want to put an end to it. "BSEB must concentrate on providing excellent studies and conducing fair examinations instead of issuing such outlandish guidelines".
  • Oxfam boss Mark Goldring 'sorry' over Haiti scandal

    Oxfam boss Mark Goldring 'sorry' over Haiti scandal

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    Goldring apologised "wholeheartedly" on behalf of Oxfam to the committee, which said it would conduct its own inquiry into abuses in the foreign aid sector. On Friday, she said, "Oxfam has agreed to withdraw from bidding for any new United Kingdom government funding until DFID is satisfied that they can meet the high standards we expect of our partners".
  • Dozens of Russians wounded in Syria: Russian FM

    Dozens of Russians wounded in Syria: Russian FM

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    Afghan war will cost B in 2018 USA expands air campaign to northern Afghanistan Mattis defends plans for new nuclear capabilities MORE said " don't ask " him who directed the attack, but cast doubt on the idea that the mercenaries were working on their own.
  • Patrick Brown launches new campaign

    Patrick Brown launches new campaign

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    Brown, first elected PC leader in 2015, resigned his post amidst allegations of sexual misconduct first reported on January 24. Brown addressed the sexual misconduct allegations against him, telling his campaign launch that he believes he's cleared his name.
  • Palestinian Leaders Angry That Israel Won't Pay Terrorist Salaries

    Palestinian Leaders Angry That Israel Won't Pay Terrorist Salaries

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    Trump's decision to move the USA embassy to Jerusalem infuriated the Palestinians, who declared that Washington could no longer play a role as lead mediator in the Middle East peace process. According to the report , citing at least three sources familiar with the conversation, Friedman said that the Trump administration does not believe the construction of more settlements would be a hindrance to any future peace agreements with the Palestinians.
  • Dallas councilman chafes at upcoming NRA annual meeting worth $42 million

    Dallas councilman chafes at upcoming NRA annual meeting worth $42 million

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    Caraway said the NRA event scheduled from May 4 to May 6 is not appropriate after the Florida school shooting and a number of events that have happened in Dallas , including the assassination of John F. But on Monday he signaled he was open to strengthening background checks after the Parkland, Fla., high school shooting left 17 students and faculty dead.
  • Justices Won't Hear Case on Waiting Period for Gun Purchases

    Justices Won't Hear Case on Waiting Period for Gun Purchases

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    The action Tuesday came less than a week after a gunman in Florida killed 17 people at a Florida high school. A San Francisco-based federal appeals court upheld the funding system, saying the government was pursuing "an important public safety interest".
  • UNICEF launches worldwide campaign

    UNICEF launches worldwide campaign "Every Child Alive"

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    Pakistan had the highest newborn mortality rate, at 1 in 22, followed by the Central African Republic (1 in 24) and Afghanistan (1 in 25). India's status though still remains a matter of concern, especially since, as the report points out, "Eight of the countries with the highest newborn mortality rates are considered fragile states".
  • Britain lowers expectations for Brexit

    Britain lowers expectations for Brexit

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    The document elaborates, among other things, on how regulation in the United Kingdom will change after Brexit , hinting that it may significantly degrade in comparison to European Union standards, in an attempt to make the British economy more competitive.
  • Japanese 'baby factory' dad wins custody of 13 Thai surrogate children

    Japanese 'baby factory' dad wins custody of 13 Thai surrogate children

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    Japanese media have reported that Shigeta is the son of an IT billionaire. The young children were found at the man's home outside Bangkok in 2014. Police told AFP that he had paid the Thai surrogate mothers between $9,300 and $12,500 each. The court also found that the man, who currently lives in Japan, plans to bring all his children - now around 4 years old - to his home country where it says he plans to enroll them in an worldwide school and open bank accounts for them.
  • Spanish official looks set to become ECB's deputy after Irish withdrawal

    Spanish official looks set to become ECB's deputy after Irish withdrawal

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    After he had failed to win the Eurogroup presidency in 2015, de Guindos was looking for another high profile position. "I will defend the independence of the European Central Bank ", de Guindos told reporters after his appointment. "His recent experience shows a track record of good judgement", he added, referring to De Guindos steering of austerity policies to put Spain out of the crisis.
  • Shepard Smith Flames Trump For Not Condemning Russia - Ever

    Shepard Smith Flames Trump For Not Condemning Russia - Ever

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    Mueller has indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities for allegedly meddling in the 2016 presidential election , charging them with conspiracy to defraud Washington, according to the Department of Justice. Americans, including Trump campaign officials, could be charged under the same broad statute. And the White House also issued a statement: "We can not allow those seeking to sow confusion, discord, and rancor to be successful".
  • Rainfall warning in effect

    Rainfall warning in effect

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    Freezing rain will change to rain later this morning. Rainfall amount 5 mm. On Tuesday morning, the city closed the northbound lanes of Bayview Avenue between Nesbitt Drive and Moore Avenue due to flooding . "A final band of rain is likely along a cold front on Wednesday, bringing the rain to an end", Environment Canada said. A special weather statement is now in effect for Toronto as "significant rainfall" continues into Wednsday.
  • Mueller reportedly crossing Trump 'red line,' investigating Kushner's business dealings

    Mueller reportedly crossing Trump 'red line,' investigating Kushner's business dealings

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    Mueller's investigators have asked witnesses in interviews as recently as this month about Kushner's negotiations for financing for a New York City office building owned by his family's company, Kushner Companies, CNN reports . The investigators have also asked about his dealings with a Qatari investor - The Intercept had earlier reported Kushner had unsuccessful talks about 666 Fifth Avenue with former Qatari prime minister Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani.
  • Daesh ambushes Iraqi Shiite-led force, killing 27 fighters

    Daesh ambushes Iraqi Shiite-led force, killing 27 fighters

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    Brig. Gen. Yahya Rasool, an Iraqi military spokesman, blamed IS "sleeper cells" and said Iraqi forces were searching the area to find the perpetrators. Thousands of IS fighters and supporters from various nationalities had joined the IS group when it took control of large swathes of land in Iraq and neighbouring Syria.
  • Dense fog descends on morning commute

    Dense fog descends on morning commute

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    Highs will warm into the mid 70s, about 15 degrees warmer than yesterday. Showers may arrive later Wednesday with a cool front that will trim temperatures and bring more rain chances for the end of the week. High: low-mid 40s. Any rain should be light and scattered and hold off until very late day or overnight. The high will be 76; after a morning low of 61.
  • Record highs all over the place on Monday

    Record highs all over the place on Monday

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    Montgomery soared to 82, missing the record high by one degree (83, set in 1891). Temperatures today should reach the lower 80s in most locations, with record highs in some spots, including Montgomery. "This is very unusual to be this cold this late", said Jim Bagnall of the National Weather Service, Hanford office. Wednesday's high is forecast to be in the upper 50s, near 60 degrees, early in the day before a cold front passes through the region.
  • 'It's guns like this that takes away lives'

    'It's guns like this that takes away lives'

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    Scott Pappalardo from NY recorded a poignant video of himself destroying the gun in response to the deadly shooting in Parkland, Florida , last week. Is that right (the right to own guns) more important?,' he said in the video. Pappalardo says in his video before cutting the gun into pieces with a power saw.
  • 7th-grader shoots himself at Jackson Memorial Middle School in Stark County

    7th-grader shoots himself at Jackson Memorial Middle School in Stark County

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    All local schools in Jackson Township in Stark County were on lockdown Tuesday morning after a 7th-grader shot himself inside Jackson Memorial Middle School around 7:50 a.m. Currently, parents and other family members are gathering outside the school to be reunited with their children. Many concerned parents gathered outside the school looking for information.
  • Protesters, journalists arrested in Maldives as state of emergency continues

    Protesters, journalists arrested in Maldives as state of emergency continues

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    India today said it expects that in Maldives there will by no extension of emergency upon its expiry, asserting that it was important that the island nation quickly returns to the path of democracy and the rule of law. The exiled opposition leader also posted a photo of the two on his Twitter handle and said they discussed the ongoing situation in the Maldives. DOZENS of pro-opposition supporters have been injured and many were arrested after police in the Maldives broke up countrywide ...
  • Hundreds pay their respects to Morgan Tsvangirai at funeral

    Hundreds pay their respects to Morgan Tsvangirai at funeral

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    A casket bearing Tsvangirai's remains was adorned with flowers and driven to the square - named for his arch-rival Mugabe - after the cortege made a brief stop at the MDC's offices. Before being forced into a power-sharing deal with Zanu-PF as prime minister in 2009, Tsvangirai was beaten by police, his rallies were banned and he was charged with treason and jailed.
  • Family grieves maid found dead in Kuwait By

    Family grieves maid found dead in Kuwait By

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    The body of a Filipino housemaid found stuffed in a freezer in an abandoned apartment in Kuwait was flown home to her grieving family Friday, as attention focused on the plight of millions of mostly poor Filipinos toiling overseas. The Demafelis family is asking the government for justice for their slain relative, demanding that those who killed their sister be put in jail. The OFWs in Kuwait who are now vacationing in the country are allowed to leave and return to their jobs, the Bureau of ...
  • SPD 'has no plan' if members reject Merkel coalition deal

    SPD 'has no plan' if members reject Merkel coalition deal

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    The surprise announcement comes amid growing push-back within the SPD against senior officials who had planned to hand over leadership to Nahles, who now heads the SPD's parliamentary group. Merkel is facing unrest within her conservative party over the deal, which gives key ministries to the Social Democrats, the junior partner. "The disastrous situation gripping the SPD doesn't provide the necessary basis of trust needed for a coalition government", said Wolfgang Steiger, general secretary ...
  • Cyclone Gita Update 2.41am 20/2/18

    Cyclone Gita Update 2.41am 20/2/18

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    Flights in and out of the capital, Wellington, have been cancelled, while the city of Christchurch declared an emergency. 'We are expecting homes to be flooded'. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said troops had fanned out to areas likely to be the hardest hit and the national Civil Defence office in Wellington was on standby to help.
  • Venezuela's President, Nicolas Maduro, reaches out to Trump on Twitter

    Venezuela's President, Nicolas Maduro, reaches out to Trump on Twitter

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    Government officials hope the currency could help combat hyperinflation in the country , which the International Monetary Fund has warned could spiral to 13,000% in 2018. "Many concerns are still unresolved though", continued Bianchi. The country is fighting quadruple digit inflation with crude oil production down about 29% in 2017.
  • German Social Democrats voting on coalition pact with Angela Merkel

    German Social Democrats voting on coalition pact with Angela Merkel

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    Though Merkel has said she is available as chancellor for four years, the succession debate has been supercharged by the inclusion of a clause in a coalition deal with the SPD that envisages a review of the next government's progress after two years to assess whether any changes to its mission are needed.
  • Lynch mob drags alleged child-killers from India police station

    Lynch mob drags alleged child-killers from India police station

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    The incident took place on Lohit district of Arunachal Pradesh. The duo had allegedly abducted a 5-year-old girl on February 12. The deceased, identified as Sanjay Sobar (30) and Jagdish Lohar (26) from Assam, worked at a tea garden.After taking custody of Sobar and Lohar, the mob brought the duo to a town square where they were bludgeoned with stones and other blunt objects.
  • High Ohio River Brings Flood Warning

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    Tuesday rain will be rather persistently heavy over NE TX, SE OK, and SW AR. Additionally, Dane, Green, Rock, Jefferson, Kenosha, Milwaukee, Racine, Walworth and Waukesha counties are included in a flood watch from 6 p.m. If you see a large area of flooding on a road, don't drive across it. Thunderstorms move more into the Shreveport-Bossier area around 10 a.m. on Wednesday .
  • Mueller Charges Lawyer With False Statements in Russia Probe

    Mueller Charges Lawyer With False Statements in Russia Probe

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    A Skadden spokeswoman said in an email that the firm fired van der Zwaan in 2017 and has been cooperating with authorities in connection with the matter. His cooperation could be another building block for Mueller in a possible case against President Donald Trump or key members of his team. On Friday, Mueller charged 13 Russian nationals with interfering in the US election process.
  • 'Move Your Van': Woman Arrested After Note Left on Ambulance

    'Move Your Van': Woman Arrested After Note Left on Ambulance

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    So upset to be sent this by one of our crews this morning! The ill-directed bravado shown by a woman who left an abusive note on an ambulance parked outside her home has backfired on the unemployed 26-year-old. Ch Insp John Owen, from Staffordshire Police, said: "This type of behaviour can not be tolerated, and I know my view is supported by 99% of our community".
  • Missing California Uber driver is found alive, report says

    Missing California Uber driver is found alive, report says

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    Both ride-sharing companies are reportedly cooperating with authorities investigating the OH native's disappearance. Thiede's mother, Janet, said her son lives in Los Angeles with two roommates, and that he last drove out of his apartment garage on the evening of February 11, according to his key fob.