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Trump said . But fears of all-out war eased last month, coinciding with North Korea's participation in the Winter Olympics in the South. He said the North promised not to use its nuclear and conventional weapons against South Korea . South Korea announced Tuesday that North Korea would halt nuclear weapons and missile tests and put its entire atomic arsenal up for discussion if the USA agrees to enter a negotiation.
  • Trump and Netanyahu discuss Palestine in WH meeting for just '15 minutes'

    Trump and Netanyahu discuss Palestine in WH meeting for just '15 minutes'

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    Israel's most urgent problem is the Iranian military build-up in Syria . "Air India signed an agreement today to fly to Israel over Saudi Arabia", he said. And he said he was reassured by his White House meeting a day earlier, when he and Trump reportedly discussed "Iran, Iran, Iran". "Pretty soon the countries that don't have relations with us, they're going to be isolated", Netanyahu declared in a speech , saying that Israel's diplomatic ties are growing fast.
  • Sam Nunberg, Cable Television Star

    Sam Nunberg, Cable Television Star

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    Nunberg started working for then-businessman Trump in 2011, making him one of his earliest political advisers , but he was sacked from the Republican's campaign in August 2015 before the heat of the 2016 presidential race. The brouhaha erupted Monday, when Nunberg slammed Sanders in a weird interview with Spectrum News. Nader was witness to the January 2017 meeting between American businessman and unofficial Trump adviser Erik Prince and Kirill Dmitriev, a Russian investor close to ...
  • Everything You Need to Know About International Women's Day on March 8

    Everything You Need to Know About International Women's Day on March 8

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    Violent conflict continues to have devastating consequences, resulting in a widening gap between women and men. And here on the pages of SmartCompany and StartupSmart today, I see the faces of hundreds of women in business , women in leadership, women supporting women right across our economy, and I know that there is a growing community of female leaders for the next generation to look up to.
  • Neiphiu Rio set to take oath as Nagaland CM today

    Neiphiu Rio set to take oath as Nagaland CM today

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    Rio is heading the 'People's Democratic Alliance (NDA)' government in partnership with the BJP in the state. The NDPP legislative party Chief, Neiphiu Rio sworn in as the Chief Ministers of Meghalaya for the fourth time. As per reports, the lone JD (U) MLA in the Nagaland Assembly, as well as an Independent MLA, will also be inducted as minister in the new government.
  • Snow snarls evening commute as storm hits US North

    Snow snarls evening commute as storm hits US North

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    The nor'easter knocked out electricity to hundreds of thousands of customers and produced "thundersnow" as it made its way up the coast, with flashes of lightning and booming thunder from the Philadelphia area to New York City . Gusts of up to 60 mph were forecast on Cape Cod, 45 mph at the Jersey shore and 30 mph around suburban Philadelphia. The second major snowstorm to slam New Jersey in a week is producing reports of "thundersnow".
  • Sam Nunberg denies being drunk during CNN interview Video

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    He told MSNBC , "I think it would be really, really amusing if they wanted to arrest me because I don't want to spend 80 hours going over emails I had with Steve Bannon and Roger Stone ". "He was a name on a list", Nunberg said . Continuing his streak of surprising comments, Nunberg told The Associated Press later that evening that he'd likely end up cooperating with Mueller after all.
  • Florida passes a bill that would allow school staff to carry guns

    Florida passes a bill that would allow school staff to carry guns

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    Two fathers, Ryan Petty and Andy Pollack, whose teenagers died in the massacre at Parkland's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School , watched from the House gallery as lawmakers worked toward final approval of the $400 million package. The new bill imposes a three-day waiting period for all firearm purchases and raises the minimum age for anyone buying a shotgun or rifle from 18 to 21.
  • PNB chief Sunil Mehta appears before SFIO

    PNB chief Sunil Mehta appears before SFIO

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    As many as 31 banks had extended loan worth Rs 5,280 crores to Choksi's Gitanjali Gems . The same seems to have happened in the case of Choksi with Axis and ICICI banks, along with 31 other banks.can't be considered as cases of offence of omission on part of a public servant or act of criminal negligence.
  • Why Is Ted Cruz - Given Name Rafael - Picking On Nicknames?

    Why Is Ted Cruz - Given Name Rafael - Picking On Nicknames?

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    How much money a candidate can raise is often how national organizations track a race and is a factor on deciding whether they back a candidate. "It's clear Texas Democrats are fired up, exceeding expectations, and charging forward to November", Texas Democratic Party Chairman Gilberto Hinojosa said in a statement Wednesday.
  • Champions League Preview: Manchester City vs Basel, Tottenham v Juventus

    Champions League Preview: Manchester City vs Basel, Tottenham v Juventus

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    Skipper and goalkeeper Hugo Lloris has also praised the attitude of his team-mates and believes they should show the "real face of Tottenham " and secure a spot in the Champions League quarter-finals. "We have to be concentrated and score when we have the chance", Chiellini added. "It was a hard match, but the match we expected to play", Chiellini said.
  • Suhaib murder case: Kerala HC unhappy with state police, orders CBI probe

    Suhaib murder case: Kerala HC unhappy with state police, orders CBI probe

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    In the Shuhaib murder case, police arrested several of the accused and there wasn't any need for the government to think of an investigation by any other agency, Vijayan said. Since the prime accused, Akash, was close to those in the higher echelons of power, including the CPI (M)'s Kannur district secretary P Jayarajan, it was necessary to have a free-and-fair investigation in the case by the CBI, they had said.
  • Watch Minerva Punjab, East Bengal & Mohun Bagan on TV, online

    Watch Minerva Punjab, East Bengal & Mohun Bagan on TV, online

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    Minerva won both their encounters against Neroca in the season and will clinch the title if the Manipur side end up with a draw, even if they don't win their game. East Bengal were held to a 2-2 draw by Shillong Lajong in their previous match which complicated thingsfurther for the Kolkata giants in the title race.
  • Mahatma Gandhi's statue vandalised in Kerala's Kannur

    Mahatma Gandhi's statue vandalised in Kerala's Kannur

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    The Mahatma Gandhi statue at Taliparamba here was vandalised by an unidentified person on Thursday morning. In Kannur's Thaliparamba area, the spectacles of the Gandhi statue were damaged by unknown miscreants. The incident came at the back of dislodging of Lenin's statue in Tripura and the desecration of a bust of Periyar in Tamil Nadu's Vellore. According to the police, the statue was installed by the Dalit community in Chhota Mawana several years ago.
  • Syrian forces split Eastern Ghouta in half

    Syrian forces split Eastern Ghouta in half

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    The largest rebel group in Eastern Ghouta is Jaysh al Islam with an estimated 15,000 members, is considered as a terrorist group by the Syrian Government. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said at least 18 of the day's victims were killed in strikes carried out by Russian warplanes.
  • Zinedine Zidane defends Real Madrid star after win over PSG

    Zinedine Zidane defends Real Madrid star after win over PSG

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    Cristiano Ronaldo's incredible Champions League form continued on Tuesday as he matched yet another record by scoring at Paris Saint-Germain. That they have gone out to Barcelona and then, in Paris on a raucous evening at the Parc des Princes, to the holders Real Madrid is no disgrace .
  • See the latest snow accumulations expected Wednesday

    See the latest snow accumulations expected Wednesday

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    A Wind Advisory is in effect for most of Oklahoma until Tuesday evening. During lighter intensity late this morning, the snow will mix with rain in some areas closer to Interstate 95. Localized amounts up to 12 inches, are possible. Visibility will be significantly reduced at times to a quarter mile or less and northerly winds will increase.
  • Paul and Harden fire Rockets to victory over Thunder

    Paul and Harden fire Rockets to victory over Thunder

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    When the floor is spaced, it's like reading a little A-B-C book". Kevin Durant had 19 points, Klay Thompson added 18 points and Draymond Green chipped in with 16 points to maintain their pursuit of Houston with both teams seemingly on a collision course in the West.
  • Snow showers to continue into Tuesday, some accumulation possible

    Snow showers to continue into Tuesday, some accumulation possible

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    Charlie Baker warned drivers to "stay off the roads" during the height of the storm. According to the National Weather Service , precipitation is expected to begin around 10 p.m. Some 100,000 homes and businesses in the region remained without power yesterday. Robert Winter, 63, threatened to kidnap a utility company employee and blow up a substation, according to police in Vernon.
  • Generic Democrat would trounce Trump in election

    Generic Democrat would trounce Trump in election

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    Thirty-eight percent of Democrats voted for no-name primary challengers who literally didn't have a penny to their names, while O'Rourke raised an unfathomable $9 million. Ken Strange earned 7,257 or 54.7 percent of the Republican votes securing the party's nomination and will oppose Bell-Metereau in November. Following Mr.
  • China ready to make 'appropriate and necessary response' to US

    China ready to make 'appropriate and necessary response' to US

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    The deficit with Canada soared 65% to a three-year high of $3.6 billion. Last week, he announced that he planned to impose heavy tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. The amount may seem significant, but it's just a small fraction of 1 per cent of the $375.2 billion imbalance, by far the largest one in America's trade portfolio.
  • China to boost military spending by 8 percent

    China to boost military spending by 8 percent

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    The meeting of the National People's Congress of China , the national legislature, has kicked off. He said the national defense budget increase is based on "three requirements of the times" and "one realistic possibility". "It is extremely alarming for Australia and many other countries in the region", said Sam Roggeveen, a visiting fellow at the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre of the Australian National University in Canberra.
  • March for Our Lives: What are local systems doing?

    March for Our Lives: What are local systems doing?

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    The number 17 refers to the 14 students and three adults killed last month in a shooting rampage at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla . "We have provided a bus for the event and any student, parent, community member that wants to attend the event is welcome to join and they can contact me for further information".
  • The Chronicle's guide to the 2018 ACC tournament

    The Chronicle's guide to the 2018 ACC tournament

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    He has led Virginia in scoring in 11 games , including 22 points against Syracuse (1/9/18) and Louisville (1/31/18). Looked like it, felt like it, competed like it. Never was that more evident than when, trailing by one inside of a minute, the Irish were unable to get off a play even after a timeout. "It's really about us now, coaches say that, but it really is given the unique dynamics of this situation, it really is about us", continued Brey.
  • Shale boom, oil price stability dominate Houston energy conference

    Shale boom, oil price stability dominate Houston energy conference

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    Thanks to the shale oil boom, the new supplies from the United States will contribute to more than half of the world's oil demand growth by 2023. The comments come as the USA shale boom threatens to box OPEC and its allies into prolonging their cuts to prevent another collapse in oil prices .
  • Researcher: Forensic Analysis Identifies Bones of Amelia Earhart

    Researcher: Forensic Analysis Identifies Bones of Amelia Earhart

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    All Jantz had to go off of in his re-examination were Hoodless' measurements because the actual bones have disappeared, researchers said. Her humerus and radius lengths were obtained from a photograph with a scalable object. Jantz re-examined the bone measurements and found that the Nikumaroro remains were closer to Earhart's measurements than 99 percent of people in a "large reference sample".
  • Nikolas Cruz indicted on 34 counts in Parkland school massacre

    Nikolas Cruz indicted on 34 counts in Parkland school massacre

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    When his lawyers came to visit him, he was said to be "coherent" but "inmate was also observed smiling and giggling". His public defender described him as a "deeply disturbed, emotionally broken" young man who is coming to grips with the pain he has caused, and said he is willing to plead guilty to avoid the death penalty.
  • Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman begins official United Kingdom visit

    Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman begins official United Kingdom visit

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    He's the new Crown Prince, he's 32 and he's made a real change already. "We are all concerned about the appalling humanitarian situation in Yemen and the effect it is having on people", she said . Bin Salman will have lunch Wednesday with the queen and dine later with Prince Charles and Prince William. On Friday, he will meet Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson for talks.
  • Murdered archbishop Óscar Romero to be made a saint

    Murdered archbishop Óscar Romero to be made a saint

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    Oscar Romero, the archbishop of San Salvador who was assassinated in 1980 after speaking out against repression and social injustice in his country, will also be canonised, the Holy See said in a statement. He had received numerous death threats and was shot dead by a sniper while celebrating mass in a hospital chapel on March 24, 1980, a day after he called on the army to stop killing innocent civilians.
  • The Florida Senate Approved An AR-15 Ban. Then They Didn't.

    The Florida Senate Approved An AR-15 Ban. Then They Didn't.

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    Rene Garcia (R-Hialeah) wanted to make sure classroom teachers were excluded from the bill. Before passing the bill 20-18, the Republican-led Senate scaled down the plan for allowing teachers to be armed. Darryl Rouson , D-St. Petersburg. "We're told these students are fielding requests from a number of producers and executives for potential deals on a full-blown movie documentary, a TV documentary and a TV docuseries".
  • People stabbed in Vienna

    People stabbed in Vienna

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    The stabbings, the first of which took place at 7.45pm, occurred in Vienna's second district, which includes the Prater park as well as the Praterstern transport hub and houses much of Vienna's small Jewish community. "There were maybe. one or two dozen policemen (at the site of the attack.) And they are still there", he said. (Picture: AP) An area near to U1 Nestroyplatz station in Austria was cordoned off by police a short while later.
  • Ex-Trump Campaign Aide Vows To Fight Mueller Subpoena In TV Tirades

    Ex-Trump Campaign Aide Vows To Fight Mueller Subpoena In TV Tirades

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    Regarding the idea that Mueller would hold him in contempt for refusing to cooperate, Nunberg told Dawsey: "Let him arrest me". His tone throughout the day had been completely different - he gave a series of freaky interviews in which he lashed out at US President Donald Trump , the administration, and Mueller.
  • 1 dead, 2 more injured in 'accidental' high school shooting in Alabama

    1 dead, 2 more injured in 'accidental' high school shooting in Alabama

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    Two students were shot Wednesday in an reportedly accidental shooting at a high school in the southern USA state of Alabama . According to Birmingham police, two 17-year-old students were shot. A third person, who is not a student, was injured, but it is unknown to what extent. "We need to wrap our arms around Huffman High School". "We need to wrap our arms around Huffman High School".
  • Canada's Freeland to meet top US Congressmen amid trade row-lawmaker

    Canada's Freeland to meet top US Congressmen amid trade row-lawmaker

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    The imposition of tariffs on the metals raised fears of a global trade war, which is expected to weigh more heavily on an open economy such as New Zealand's. Trump has repeatedly threatened to dump the treaty, and the tension surrounding steel tariffs has stirred new doubts. Trump spoke shortly after a spokeswoman for House Speaker Ryan said the GOP leader was "extremely worried" about the tariffs setting off a trade war and had urged the White House "to not advance with this plan".
  • Serena Williams' Return To Tennis Will Benefit Yetunde Price Resource Center

    Serena Williams' Return To Tennis Will Benefit Yetunde Price Resource Center

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    I love her so much. Meanwhile, both Williams and Azarenka will be making their competitive comeback in Indian Wells. Just six months after welcoming her first child with husband Alexis Ohanian , Serena Williams has gone on the record to say that she "definitely" wants to have another child so that Alexis Olympia can have a tennis partner sibling.
  • Orangutan filmed smoking cigarette thrown into habitat at Indonesian zoo

    Orangutan filmed smoking cigarette thrown into habitat at Indonesian zoo

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    This not the first that a zoo orangutan has been caught sneaking a smoke in Indonesia, which has an abysmal record of animal protection and one of the world's highest smoking rates. . The petition on change.org titled, "Shut down the Bandung Zoo now!", which has nearly a million signatures as of Wednesday, describes some of the conditions as follows, "Sun Bears kept in the Bandung Zoo are so hungry they eat their own feces".