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North Korea vs United States: A nuclear war that needs to stop

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Analysts described the conference, which notably did not include China and Russian Federation, as an effort to reinject diplomacy into a political situation that has only increased in tension and danger. "Trump's statement is pouring fuel on the fire that is already burning in Northeast Asia". The idea involves limiting US military exercises in return for a gradual freezing of North Korea's nuclear program. Read More »

The 1% grabbed 82% of all wealth created in 2017

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According to the report, 82 per cent of the wealth generated previous year went to the richest one per cent of the global population, while the 3.7 billion people who make up the poorest half of the world saw no increase in their wealth . Read More »

Black Caps vs Pakistan, 1st Twenty20

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The free-scoring Munro has compiled 388 runs in his past seven T20I innings, at an average of 97. Having overcome a painful blow to the wrist from a thrown ball when running between the wickets, he was content to play risk-free cricket for a change. Read More »

Eagles Super Bowl LII bound after win against Vikings

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New England is 3-4 against the spread in Super Bowls during the Bill Belichick and Brady era. "They did, but no matter what, we still have to go out there and play". "The resilience this group of men has is unequaled". Defensive end Chris Long help make the play possible by hitting Keenum's arm just as he released the football. Read More »

South Korean Protesters Burn Kim Jong-un Poster

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The IOC has approved that delegations from the two countries be marching together as one under the name "Korea" at the Opening Ceremony and led into the Olympic Stadium by the Korean Unification Flag, carried by two athletes from the two NOCs respectively. Read More »

Aced it: Doctor says Trump got ideal score on cognitive test

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Jackson, almost equaling the prediction of Trump's personal doctor that he would be the healthiest president ever, predicted Trump would remain healthy "for the remainder of another term, if he's elected". From tax reform to military successes, FOX News took a look back at President Donald Trump's achievements one year since taking office. He scored 30 out of 30 on the Montreal Cognitive Assessment test. Read More »

Why Aamir Khan Loves China

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Secret Superstar smashed opened by collecting Dollars $ 6.86 million on its first day. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted: " Secret Superstar packs a solid punch in its opening weekend in China . Secret Superstar earned United States dollars 6.88 million on its first day, while Dangal had earned USD 2.35 million on its opening day. The Zaira Wasim-starrer, which released in the country on Friday, grossed Dollars 27.22 (Rs. Read More »

Florida police search for suspect after two IEDs detonate at mall

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An improvised explosive device had been set off in the mall corridor. A drop ceiling was damaged as well as structural damage to the corridor wall. Around 5:30 p.m. Lakes Wales Deputy Police Chief Troy Schulze, whose son was working at the mall at the time, said families had been shopping when they heard a "boom". Read More »

2 bombs found near Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya, NIA begins probe

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National Investigation Agency (NIA), which was handed over the probe, sent a team, including an explosives' expert, to Bodh Gaya on Saturday. A forensic team from Patna was also in Bodh Gaya to investigate the matter. "During the operation, a burst thermos flask was found at a refershments stall". The police found some wires coming out. The NIA team is to defuse the two crude bombs, police said. Read More »

Christiansen again left counting the cost of Leeds United's never-ending disciplinary problem

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Unfortunately for Thomas Christiansen and co, Millwall did hit back themselves, with ex-Leeds striker Tom Elliott scoring against his former club, before Jed Wallace's deflected strike in added time handed Millwall a dramatic win. Leeds' fans were still appreciative of the players' efforts though and O'Kane thinks it proved they know the game. To make matters worse for Leeds, midfielder Kalvin Phillips collected a 10th yellow card of the season and will now serve a two-match suspension. Read More »

Trump addressing March for Life from Rose Garden

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Melanie Israel, a research associate at Heritage, defended conscience protections in a statement to CNN, calling it "critical" for the administration to respond to moral objections. Jack Ende, president of the American College of Physicians, said the second-largest USA doctors group "would be particularly concerned if the new HHS division takes any actions that would result in denial of access to appropriate healthcare based on gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity or ... Read More »

Philippine volcano expected to erupt, authorities raise security alert

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Alert level 3 was raised over the volcano on January 14. Restive Mount Mayon may appear quiet for now but Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) scientists warned the public and local officials not to be complacent as it is continuously bulging meaning that the magma beneath the volcano is intruding towards the crater. Read More »

Trump campaign ad calls Dems 'complicit' in officers' deaths

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President Donald Trump's eight border wall prototypes are shown near completion along U.S. - Mexico border near San Diego, California, U.S., October 23, 2017. President Donald Trump on Saturday released a vitriolic campaign ad attacking Democrats on immigration, calling them "complicit in every murder committed by illegal immigrants". Read More »

Aerial Footage Shows Bushfires Burning at Royal National Park

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The Royal National Park fire is being treated as suspicious. "Ozone levels are higher outdoors than indoors, so limiting time outside during the heat of the day and especially in the evening would help people to keep cool and limit their exposure to ozone pollution", NSW Health Medical Advisor Dr Adi Vyas said in a statement. Read More »

Russian Federation warns against revoking nuclear deal with Iran

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attends his annual news conference in Moscow, Russia , Jan. 15, 2018. US President Donald Trump has accused Russian Federation of "not helping us at all with North Korea " which has come under tough economic sanctions meant to pressure Kim Jong-Un to change course. Read More »

Freezing rain on the best way Monday evening

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Freezing rain warnings will likely be issued as the system draws closer. Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. The rest of Midwestern Ontario is under a fog advisory for Sunday into Monday. The most affected regions will be the Outaouais, Montreal and the Mauricie toward Quebec City, with five to 10 millimetres of freezing rain. Read More »

What happens if the government shuts down?

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The house approved a short-term spending deal on Thursday night, but now the bill must pass the Senate to avoid a government shutdown . The shutdown went into effect on October 1, 2013, the first day of the new fiscal year. The biggest outcome of the 1995-96 shutdown had nothing to do with the federal budget. The base wants opposition at all times and in all places - up to and including a government shutdown. Read More »

USA defense chief says N. Korea threatens global stability

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According to him, the U.S. envisages strategic competition with these countries as long-term priorities for the Pentagon. The new strategy also emphasizes making space systems and other critical communications more resilient to physical and cyber attacks; deploying more missile defense systems to protect USA forces and the American homeland; stockpiling more battlefield weapons and other supplies in strategic locations around the world; and more aggressively introducing "advanced ... Read More »

Turkey INVADES Syria - tanks and soldiers cross the border

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Ahead the the assault, the Syrian government warned Turkey against launching the military operation and said Syrian air defenses stood ready to defend against such an attack. Turkish warplanes struck positions of a USA -backed Kurdish militia in Syria's Afrin province on Saturday, a senior Turkish official said, in a move likely to drive a deeper wedge between Ankara and the United States. Read More »

The Crisis at Real Madrid Continues

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FW Cristiano Ronaldo , 6 - A nice assist for Modric was his only recompense after 75 minutes of another frustrating afternoon during which he missed a couple of sitters before popping up with a double at the end, one a side-footed effort that was not as easy as it looked and a handsome diving header, which also ended his game as he took an accidental (but nasty) boot in the face while scoring. Read More »

Saudi coalition shoots down Yemen missile

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Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman wrote on Twitter that Germany "isn't taking any arms export decisions right now that aren't in line with the results of the preliminary talks", referring to coalition talks between Merkel's center-right Christian Democrats (CDU) and the center-left Social Democrats (SPD). Read More »

India keeping a close vigil on issue, says MEA

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It's legitimate and justified. China regards Doklam as its territory and refers to it as Donglang. "Just as China will not make comments about Indian construction of infrastructure on India's territory, we hope other countries will not make comment on China's construction of infrastructure on its territory", Lu said. Read More »

Trump wants immigrants from 'everywhere' as he seeks to end lottery

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The secretary of Homeland Security says she did not hear President Trump use a vulgarity in an immigration meeting with lawmakers last week. "This has turned into an s-show and we need to get back to being a great country", Graham, a South Carolina Republican , said during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. Read More »

US Military Continues Training Support for Syrian Security Forces

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The PYD/PKK is the Syrian offshoot of the PKK, which is listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the USA and EU. The YPG played a prominent role in the eventual defeat of the group later in 2017. The Turkish armed forces said several civilians wounded in the attack were taken to Turkey for treatment, and Turkish television footage showed rubble and damaged walls. Read More »

12 injured as train hits barrier at Sydney station

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Seventeen ambulances and three rescue helicopters are at the scene. A NSW Ambulance spokesman told AAP they received a call with reports of multiple injuries after the train hit the buffer stop located at the end of the line. At least two people have severe injuries after a train crash at Richmond station. Sydney Trains management has been locked in negotiations with rail union officials on Monday morning to discuss a dispute over pay and conditions. Read More »

Pakistan lodges protest with India over civilian casualties in cross-border firing

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The Indian forces have carried out more than 125 ceasefire violations along the LoC and the WB in the first month of 2018, resulting in the death of seven innocent civilians, while injuring 20 others. Pakistan and India had declared ceasefire along the LoC and International Border in 2003. He also demanded that New Delhi must allow the United Nations Military Observer Group In India & Pakistan (UNMOGIP) to play its mandated role in accordance with the UN Security Council resolutions. Read More »

We Cannot Expect a Racist President to Save DACA

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Durbin's claims were backed up by some Republicans . The US president himself has admitted that his language used at the DACA meeting was "tough", but denied media reports on the "sh*thole countries" remark, saying that it has been "made up by Dems". Read More »

Thousands of Greeks call for country of Macedonia to change its name

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The so-called name dispute centres on Greece's insistence that use of the word "Macedonia" implies a territorial claim to the northern Greek province of the same name. Archbishop of Athens and All Greece, Ieronymos, after a meeting he had this week with Tsipras, said that he is not going to support any of the upcoming protests, as he has "confidence in the Greek government to handle our national issues". Read More »

Australian Open: Grigor Dimitrov reaches last 16 stage of tournament

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And for the second consecutive match, Grigor Dimitrov , without the finest version of his world-class game, found a way to move on at the Australian Open and keep his maiden Grand Slam title hopes alive. "I was just happy to get through and you guys were incredible tonight". The bigger upside is it can only get better from now. Dimitrov will next play the victor of Friday night's match between Nick Kyrgios and 2008 finalist Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. Read More »

Even Congress should be 'Congress-mukt', says PM Modi

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The two parties are also working towards a merger to create a single and strong communist centre. "Our country's judiciary has a very bright past, they are very capable people". It is a myth", he said, according to the transcript. WEF Chairman Klaus Schwab will declare the summit open with a welcome message on the meeting's theme, "Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World". Read More »

CPM rejects Yechury plan for Congress pact

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The Congress has always been seen by the CPM as a "ruler's party", they added. Thomas Issac extended support to Yechury in the last central committee meeting. Following which, it was made a decision to place both resolutions before the central committee. Finally, on the third meeting of the CC the resolution was adopted with amendments. Read More »

Iraq sentences German woman to death for joining Isis, reports say

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According to the report, the sentenced woman was caught during the battle against Daesh in the Iraqi city of Mosul past year. The spokesman of the Supreme Judicial Council, Abdul-Sattar Bayrkdar, says the woman acknowledged joining Isis after travelling from Germany to Syria and then to Iraq along with her two daughters. Read More »

Cuomo: NY to reopen Statue of Liberty during federal government shutdown

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The state will provide $65,000 to cover the costs of operating the sites, which will include paying National Park Service staff. What's open, what's closed, what's different. "I'm volunteering that the state will pay to keep the Statue of Liberty open because it's the symbol of our nation", Cuomo told reporters after speaking at the Women's March in Manhattan. Read More »

Highway 101 Reopens Weeks After Deadly Mudslides

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Earlier in January, the mudslides killed dozens and damaged or destroyed hundreds of homes. Train service will increase in Santa Barbara County beginning Saturday, due to the influx of passengers onboard while Highway 101 is closed. 101 in Montecito, Calif. Jim Shivers, a spokesman for the California Department of Transportation, said Monday that much of the water had receded and crews could get to work removing solid material on the roadway. Read More »

Wolfgang Schäuble: No 'catastrophe' if coalition talks collapse

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Unless Germany's political establishment can stem the tide caused by the likes of the Alternative for Germany (AfD), this might be the last time that Angela Merkel forms a GroKo involving the Social Democrats. Thomas Hermann (60), entrepreneur and SPD member in Bonn for 40 years, says he is less enthusiastic than resigned about his party returning to power. Read More »

Delhi Police to ensure security arrangements for 'Padmaavat' release

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The Shri Rajput Karni Sena today met theatre owners here seeking their cooperation against the screening of upcoming Bollywood movie " Padmaavat " in single screens and multiplexes. The Supreme Court said the ban, which followed violent protests by members of the Hindu right who claimed the film falsely depicted a romance between the queen and a Muslim ruler, violated creative freedoms. Read More »

Haqqani Network behind Kabul hotel attack: MoI

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Some 126 people were rescued, 41 of them were foreigners. Several armoured USA military vehicles with heavy machine guns could be seen close to the hotel along with Afghan police units as Special Forces manoeuvred around the site. "We reiterate our strong condemnation of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations". Global Affairs Canada now recommends Canadians avoid all travel to Afghanistan "due to the unstable security situation, ongoing insurgency, terrorist attacks, the risk of ... Read More »

Two people die in Prague hotel fire

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Some 40 are thought to have been injured, as the death toll is expected to rise during a search of the Eurostars David hotel. A hospital spokesman said two more people who died on Sunday were women, but police are yet to identify them. No further details were immediately available. The nine treated in hospital included people from the Netherlands, Turkey and France. The cause of the fire, which started on the ground floor, is being investigated. Read More »

Democrats accuse Trump administration official of "amnesia" on president's vulgarity

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Just over half of those polled last Thursday and Friday said they'd heard about the comment. "It's insane", Eric Trump said of the questions surrounding his father's mental condition. "I get more exercise than people think". "I'll just say, what Senator Durbin has portrayed is a misportrayal", the Arkansas senator told Little Rock radio station KARN on Tuesday. Read More »

'Saturday Night Live' mocks President Trump's physical exam

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Trump's abdominal obesity, high cholesterol and presence of coronary calcium could similarly increase public attention on risk factors for heart disease, the importance of healthy lifestyle choices for prevention, and the benefits of the most effective - but underused - medical treatment we have for cardiovascular disease-statins. Read More »

DOJ asks Supreme Court to review DACA ruling

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The order issued Friday afternoon referred specifically to the constitutional question as proposed in Hawaii's legal brief . With Democrats broadly supportive of the DACA program, Supreme Court review could give the administration more leverage in negotiations over immigration policy. Read More »

White House doctor: Trump is medically fit to serve

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Durbin - the only Democrat in attendance - told reporters that Trump made the comments that were attributed to him. Asked about Trump's comments challenging his honesty, Durbin told reporters Tuesday: "I stand by every word I said about what was said". Read More »

IOC: Two Koreas to march together at Winter Olympics opening ceremony

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The two countries will march in the opening ceremony behind the same flag, and the women's ice hockey team will be the first with players from both countries. The head of a hugely popular North Korean girl band crossed the heavily fortified border into South Korea on Sunday to check preparations for rare performances by an art troupe she also leads during next month's Winter Olympics . Read More »