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One video clip posted on social media showed a white minibus speeding down a busy Tehran street, as dozens of police officers carrying batons and riot shields gave chase, with onlookers screaming. The protests come weeks after a wave of anti-government demonstrations in more than 80 towns that resulted in 25 deaths and thousands of arrests. Members of the Gonabadi Dervish religious order protested on Monday following reports that its ageing leader, Noor Ali Tabandeh, may be imprisoned ...
  • YouTube user who warned Federal Bureau of Investigation on Florida shooter speaks out

    YouTube user who warned Federal Bureau of Investigation on Florida shooter speaks out

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    The FBI stated that it received a report that the suspect in the Florida school shooting could be plotting an attack, but agents did not investigate, the agency said Friday . In a written release to WLOX News Now, the FBI's MS field office confirmed that they received information about the comment last fall but couldn't identify the person who posted it.
  • Snow melt, swollen rivers & heavy rain could produce flooding

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    The watch is scheduled for 9 p.m., Monday through 6 a.m. Thursday . "Rain is going to fall all along the river basin, some places might see four inches of rain by Wednesday morning", Jeruzal said . Tuesday rain will be rather persistently heavy over NE TX, SE OK, and SW AR. In Bolingbrook, the intersection of Route 53 and Boughton Road was closed for about two hours overnight due to flooding, but reopened by about 3:15 a.m.
  • GM plans to build 2 new models in S. Korea, says lawmaker

    GM plans to build 2 new models in S. Korea, says lawmaker

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    The Detroit automaker recently announced plans to close one of its four plants in the country. Moon also suggested diversifying the country's export destinations through his New Northern and New Southern policies, which seek to strengthen South Korea's relationship with Russian Federation and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, respectively.
  • Teens rally for gun control at White House

    Teens rally for gun control at White House

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    Rick Scott , Sen. Yesterday, student survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas announced their March for Our Lives campaign. Responding to her passionate speech, the crowds started chanting "Shame on you!" "He wouldn't have been able to kill that many people with a knife".
  • Iran finds wreckage of crashed plane

    Iran finds wreckage of crashed plane

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    The head of the Red Crescent team, Mohammad Hossein Kobadi, told IRIB that helicopters were able to drop off equipment at the site of the crash but high winds were making the work "very unsafe and difficult" and there was an avalanche risk.
  • Zimbabwe opposition leader Tsvangirai laid to rest

    Zimbabwe opposition leader Tsvangirai laid to rest

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    Tsvangirai died aged 65 in South Africa last week after a long battle with cancer. Thousands of mourners attended Tsvangirai's funeral at his home village of Buhera district, east of the country. Zanu-PF national chairperson Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri who spoke on behalf of the ruling party and government said the nation had lost a man who was instrumental in bringing a new constitution and democracy, the state broadcaster ZBC reported.
  • Rajnath hits out at Cong govt in Meghalaya

    Rajnath hits out at Cong govt in Meghalaya

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    Kharkongor said candidates can contact district election officers or superintendents of police regarding any security concern. The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will be in northeast from Monday to participate in election campaign for BJP in poll-bound Meghalaya and Nagaland.
  • Angry Reaction From Survivors of Florida School Shooting Over President Trump's Tweet

    Angry Reaction From Survivors of Florida School Shooting Over President Trump's Tweet

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    Crystal Jordan, a 15-year old from Spotsylvania, Virginia, said it was scary to go to school now. Families and friends of the victims are now asking for tighter gun control laws for the safety of others in the future. To recap, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department have never said the election was not affected; there is no way to determine how many voters, if any, changed their minds.
  • Proposal to put Pakistan in FATF grey list: Senior official

    Proposal to put Pakistan in FATF grey list: Senior official

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    No country, except China, has committed to vote for Pakistan as it struggles to avert terror-tag at the six-day meeting of the Financial Action Task Force - a global body combating terror financing and money-laundering. He added that Islamabad has been diplomatically engaging different countries to apprise them of the measures taken in the war against terrorism, adding that he hoped the worldwide community would recognise Pakistan's sacrifices in the war against terrorism.
  • Qatar not intending to revisit CSeries under Airbus

    Qatar not intending to revisit CSeries under Airbus

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    The A350-1000 will complement Qatar Airways' existing fleet of 20 A350-900s, with which it shares a high degree of commonality. Although the Qatar A350-1000 is a passenger-configuration jet, it is also a cargo-friendly aircraft, with room to accommodate 14 pallets in its belly and a bulk hold volume of 11.3 cubic meters.
  • Bangladesh says to meet with Myanmar on Rohingya trapped at border

    Bangladesh says to meet with Myanmar on Rohingya trapped at border

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    The first group of the refugees on the list will be repatriated once their identity and their residence in Myanmar have been verified by the authorities, The Irrawaddy reported. "Ambassador Storella hugely praised Bangladesh's humane approach, despite its own resource constrains, to host more than a million Rohingya people from Myanmar who fled the atrocities in northern Rakhine and took shelter in Bangladesh".
  • Magnetic Maharashtra summit to kick off from tomorrow

    Magnetic Maharashtra summit to kick off from tomorrow

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    This is Maharashtra's first Global Investors Summit and is being regarded as one of the biggest such events, especially on the lines of the "Make In India" initiative launched by the Prime Minister in 2016 in Mumbai . Most importantly, the Fourth Industrial Revolution will generate millions of new attractive employment opportunities for the youth of Maharashtra and India.
  • Sarah Sanders attempt to explain recent Trump tweet embarrassingly bad, possibly illegal

    Sarah Sanders attempt to explain recent Trump tweet embarrassingly bad, possibly illegal

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    Mike McCurry , who served as press secretary under Bill Clinton , challenged her a little on the White House waging a "war" against the press, telling her Trump has to "change the way he talks about the media". "Because he's pretty direct", asked the ABC reporter. "Everybody wants to blame this on the Trump Administration ". Sanders said Tuesday that the FBI's failure to take action is now being investigated, but declined to offer additional details.
  • Higher education can't ignore its 'value for money' problem

    Higher education can't ignore its 'value for money' problem

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    Why is the Government reviewing university funding? The debate was sparked in part by a high-profile Labour Party general election pledge to scrap tuition fees for all future students. "To make those degrees more expensive flies in the face of what our economy needs in the future". Theresa May is calling for better value for university students in the United Kingdom, but how do our tuition fees stack up against other countries? Fees for public universities in 2017/18 ranged from an ...
  • I'm Muslim and wish to remain one: Hadiya tells SC

    I'm Muslim and wish to remain one: Hadiya tells SC

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    She also sought permission to live with her husband Shafin Jahan as a couple because she embraced Islam and married him on her own free will. I most humbly pray that this Court may be pleased to allow us to live together as husband and wife.
  • Seeman meets Kamal Haasan

    Seeman meets Kamal Haasan

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    Karunanidhi and his son Stalin yesterday. When Kamal said he wanted to meet him, Seeman said it would only be appropriate that he personally went to his house and meet him. The actor-turned-politician is expected to visit his hometown Ramanathapuram, as well as Madurai , Dindigul and Sivagangai districts during his tour.
  • Man throws shoes at Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik in Bargarh; thrashed later

    Man throws shoes at Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik in Bargarh; thrashed later

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    The truth will come out", said Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan said while talking to reporters here on Monday. Pradhan said: "If the BJD is alleging that the cash belongs to BJP and Vishwa Hindu Parishad, then BJD leader Prasanna Acharya can be also be charged because he was associated with the RSS and VHP earlier.
  • Family who helped Cruz 'didn't see this side' of alleged shooter

    Family who helped Cruz 'didn't see this side' of alleged shooter

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    The friend's parents said they had no idea the extent of Cruz's issues. James Ciaramello, a freshman in the school's JROTC program, was heartbroken by the massacre but skeptical that firearms regulations could have prevented it. The Sneads knew that Cruz owned guns, claiming they would only allow the weapons in their home if they were kept in a safe. Investigators are trying to track the purchases, which Cruz appears to have made in the past year or so, the source said.
  • Why we stopped Orengo, Wanjigi from travelling - Immigration

    Why we stopped Orengo, Wanjigi from travelling - Immigration

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    They include Nasa strategist Dr David Ndii, Siaya Senator James Orengo, Dagoretti North MP Simba Arati, businessman Jimi Wanjigi, University of Nairobi lecturer Dr Adams Oloo, lawyer Paul Mwangi and Mr Henry Mien who is a member of the Opposition's strategy team.
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation joins in search for missing 5-year-old boy

    Federal Bureau of Investigation joins in search for missing 5-year-old boy

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    He was last seen wearing black sweats, white socks and a gray shirt with a bear on it. Although police appreciate offers to help them search, they have adequate resources for the job, Davidson said. Police also searched her yard, Burgess said. Both parents say they are praying for their son's speedy and safe return home. Please Please pray for him and his family.
  • South African Police Look For Fraud Suspects

    South African Police Look For Fraud Suspects

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    Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources, Sahlulele Luzipo, has welcomed the announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa during the State of the Nation Address (SONA), where he said that government will be determined to work with mining companies, unions and communities to grow the mining sector.
  • Russian delegation at Olympics confirms doping case, reports say

    Russian delegation at Olympics confirms doping case, reports say

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    Russian athletes are participating in the Pyeongchang Olympics as "Olympic Athletes from Russia". The Russians had been hoping that a clean record at Pyeongchang would persuade the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to allow them to march at the closing ceremony on February 25 with the Russian flag and in national uniform.
  • Nick Saban, Alabama reportedly poaching Miami assistant

    Nick Saban, Alabama reportedly poaching Miami assistant

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    During his two years with the Hurricanes , Kuligowski improved the physicality and production on the defensive front - coaching the group to 56.5 of its 81 sacks (70 percent) with 31 in 2017. Tampa Bay has also interviewed assistant defensive line coach Paul Spicer, former Indianapolis Colts defensive coordinator Ted Monachino, and former Arizona Cardinals defensive tackle Brentson Buckner after firing former defensive line coach Jay Hayes on February 9.
  • Petition seeks military burial for JROTC cadet killed in Florida shooting

    Petition seeks military burial for JROTC cadet killed in Florida shooting

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    He died in his JROTC uniform helping others escape the gunfire at the school, the Sun Sentinel reported Sunday . His family received a second keepsake medal, Maddox said. Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps ( JROTC) program . "He died saving many people". According to the academy, such offers have been extended "in very rare instances for those candidates or potential candidates whose actions exemplified the tenets of Duty, Honor and Country".
  • Congress, Samajwadi Party To Contest UP Lok Sabha Bypolls Separately

    Congress, Samajwadi Party To Contest UP Lok Sabha Bypolls Separately

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    Elections for the Gorakhpur and Phulpur constituencies, which fell vacant after Adityanath took over as chief minister and Keshav Maurya as his deputy, will be held on March 11. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has fielded Varanasi's former mayor Kaushlendra Singh Patel in Phulpur while Upendra Shukla would contest from Gorakhpur.
  • How President Trump's Health Proposal Differs From Obamacare

    How President Trump's Health Proposal Differs From Obamacare

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    The Trump administration should work to "reduce the cost of high quality care", rather than repealing ACA provisions that encourage doctors and hospitals to cut costs, Berger said. Under current rules, such "short-term, limited-duration insurance" can not last for more than three months. Consumers today can find short-term plans that cost as little as 20% of the least expensive Obamacare plan, according to Pollitz.
  • Edmonton man charged with making threats against Justin Trudeau on social media

    Edmonton man charged with making threats against Justin Trudeau on social media

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    Given this acrimonious history, Trudeau didn't include the Punjab chief minister in his schedule-Trudeau is due in Amritsar on Wednesday-two people familiar with the development said. "A visit to the Golden Temple is of great electoral significance for Trudeau", said Ajai Sahni, an expert who runs the South Asia Terrorism portal that tracks terrorist and militant groups operating in South Asia.
  • India, Pak trade fire along LoC in Poonch

    India, Pak trade fire along LoC in Poonch

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    The army's retaliatory action killed two Indian soldiers , the ISPR added. The latest instance of cross-border firing comes days after Pakistani troops destroyed another Indian army post "targeting innocent citizens" in Tatta Pani (Hot Spring) sector of Kotli district.
  • NI Secretary Of State To Update MPs After Talks Collapse

    NI Secretary Of State To Update MPs After Talks Collapse

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    In the latest round of talks between the two parties in a bid to restore the power-sharing system in Northern Ireland, the two sides again failed to reach an agreement due to differences over a number of issues including the passage of an Irish language act insisted by Sinn Fein but refused by the DUP .
  • Mentally challenged man killed in J&K firing

    Mentally challenged man killed in J&K firing

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    Militants attacked a vehicle of Defence Security Corps (DSC) outside the Air Force station in south Kashmir district of Pulwama on Tuesday evening, Army sources said here. The sentry gave warning shots but when individual did not stop they fired at him. "He used to roam from one place to another, not because he was mentally challenged but because he was distressed with his extreme penury".
  • Florida shooting: Should US gun raffles be cancelled?

    Florida shooting: Should US gun raffles be cancelled?

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    Organisers of gun giveaway competitions in the United States have come under pressure following the Florida school shooting that killed 17 on Wednesday. This goes to show that not everyone who believe in gun ownership has to be such a huge failure when it comes to responding to national tragedy. The victor must pass a background check to score the weapon.
  • ECJ Advocate General says Polish logging is illegal

    ECJ Advocate General says Polish logging is illegal

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    A UNESCO World Heritage site, Bialowieza, which straddles the border with Belarus, is one of Europe's last primeval forests and home to its largest herd of European bison as well as unique birds and insects. Most scientists agreed and felt that the old-growth forest should be left largely unmanaged. The European Commission said on Tuesday it was "taking note" of the ECJ opinion on Bialowieza but would wait for the final ruling before making any further comments.
  • Slovenian ice hockey player fails drug test

    Slovenian ice hockey player fails drug test

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    Asked if the loss of Jeglic had affected his team, Slovenia coach Kari Savolainen said: "Of course, of course". Norway now advances to play the tournament favorites, the Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation, at 1:40 a.m. Cas has also opened an anti-doping case against Russian medal-winning curler Alexander Krushelnitsky , who is suspected of testing positive for meldonium.
  • Kevin Durant on Laura Ingraham's rant: 'To me, it was racist'

    Kevin Durant on Laura Ingraham's rant: 'To me, it was racist'

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    He's been vocal for years about social injustice and equality, and the 33-year-old said he will continue to be. This prompted Ms. Ingraham to mention that Mr. "I've told Robert DeNiro to 'Shut Up & Act, ' Jimmy Kimmel to 'Shut Up & Make Us Laugh, ' and just this week told the San Antonio Spurs" Gregg Popovich to 'Shut up & Coach.' If pro athletes and entertainers want to freelance as political pundits, then they should not be surprised when they're called out for insulting politicians.
  • Meghan Markle gets official royal aide ahead of wedding

    Meghan Markle gets official royal aide ahead of wedding

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    And now Paddy Power has made a decision to suspend bets on which dress designer will be given the important job of desigining the royal wedding dress after a flurry of bets on McQueen - Kate's wedding dress designer . Last week, rumors flew that Markle's dress would be designed by either Erdem (a preferred designer of Kate Middleton) or Ralph & Russo (the designer of the sheer dress Meghan wore in her engagement portraits).
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation warned about Florida school shooter but failed to act

    Federal Bureau of Investigation warned about Florida school shooter but failed to act

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    Cruz, who was expelled from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last year, went on a rampage at the school on Wednesday using an AR-15-style semi-automatic rifle that he legally purchased a year ago. The high school senior said all students should realize that a school shooting could happen anywhere. "I don't want your condolences you [expletive], my friends and teachers were shot".
  • Trump approves of improved background checks

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    Trump is open to the idea of improving federal background checks on gun purchasers who may be mentally unstable in the wake of the shooting , his spokeswoman said Monday. About 300 school shootings have taken place across the USA since 2013, gun control advocacy group Newtown estimates. Nikolas Cruz, 19, had been investigated by the authorities for posting disturbing content online, according to reports.
  • Syrian airstrikes on Ghouta kill at least 35 in 24 hours

    Syrian airstrikes on Ghouta kill at least 35 in 24 hours

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    The rescue service, which operates in rebel territory, said strikes killed 20 people and wounded dozens in the town of Hammouriyeh alone on Monday. Panos Moumtzis, the UN's Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Syria Crisis, said he was alarmed by the escalation of hostilities - confirming that more than 40 civilians had been killed and 150 injured on Monday.