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Thames Water , the bottled water supply at two locations, declared that complaints about the water cut off or the very low pressure followed the pipes' burst. . She said she had travelled to her family's house to shower and had been helped by friends who delivered bottled water, as most nearby shops had sold out.
  • Theresa May: Prince Mohammed bin Salman's Visit to Bolster Bilateral Ties

    Theresa May: Prince Mohammed bin Salman's Visit to Bolster Bilateral Ties

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    A series of political appointments were also announced on Monday night, including the rare appointment of a female Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Development, Tamadar bint Yousef al-Ramah. A senior Saudi cleric said last month that women need not wear the abaya - the loose-fitting, full-length robe symbolic of religious faith - and another prominent sheik said that celebrating Valentine's Day did not contradict Islamic teachings, defying the religious police's hardline position.
  • Christian Holy Site Shut Over Tax Dispute

    Christian Holy Site Shut Over Tax Dispute

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    Barkat's office is determined to collect unpaid council tax on church properties. So in early February Nir Barkat , the mayor of Jerusalem, put liens on the churches' bank accounts (now lifted) for unpaid taxes totalling 650m shekels ($187m).
  • Meghalaya Assembly elections: 67% polling recorded till 5 pm

    Meghalaya Assembly elections: 67% polling recorded till 5 pm

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    One person was injured when the bomb went off at a polling station in Tizit constituency in the eastern part of the state at around 5.45 a.m., a police official said. In two polling stations in South Garo Hills and South West Garo Hills districts, officials forgot to delete the mock poll data from the machines. Congress has fielded 59 candidates and BJP 47.
  • Kushner Cos. got huge loans after WH meetings

    Kushner Cos. got huge loans after WH meetings

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    The loan was to refinance the mortgage on a Chicago skyscraper. The New York Times reported on Wednesday that the private equity firm Apollo Global Management and Citigroup Inc (C.N) extended loans totaling more than half a billion dollars to Kushner Cos past year after their officials held separate meetings with Kushner.
  • Shahbaz Sharif elected interim chief of PML-N

    Shahbaz Sharif elected interim chief of PML-N

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    PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Maryam Nawaz, Hamza Shehbaz Sharif , Punjab Governor Rafiq Rajwan, Tallal Chaudhry, Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique and other leaders of the party unanimously expressed confidence over the decision of the Nawaz Sharif .
  • Messi, Suarez combine for 5 goals as Barca beats Girona 6-1

    Messi, Suarez combine for 5 goals as Barca beats Girona 6-1

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    Their lead was short-lived as Messi set up Suarez to equalise. The Argentinian dinked it over Bono, but defender Bernardo Espinosa managed to just get back and head it over the bar just before it crossed the goal line. Showing increasing confidence after a hard start to his Barca career, Dembele came close to scoring his first goal for the club four minutes later, but it was Coutinho who did make it 5-1 after 66 minutes.
  • Ohio River expected to crest Monday afternoon

    Ohio River expected to crest Monday afternoon

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    The National Weather Service has extended flood warnings for the St. Joseph River above Newville and the North Branch Elkhart River at Cosperville. Backwater flooding from the Ohio River can worsen on area creeks, especially along the Ohio side of the river through Scioto and Adams counties.
  • Potential Measles Exposures in Patterson and surrounding counties

    Potential Measles Exposures in Patterson and surrounding counties

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    She noted that not all of the individuals who made contact with the tourist live in the city but that the city has notified the appropriate jurisdictions. Recent spikes in measles cases have been attributed to more cases in countries to which Americans often travel, and in pockets of USA communities with unvaccinated people.
  • California Democrats snub Feinstein

    California Democrats snub Feinstein

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    In northeastern Orange County's 39th congressional district, where Republican Congressman Ed Royce is retiring, none of the 8 Democrats running received the party's endorsement , despite Democrats raising $5,548,073 for the primary overall.
  • Turkish women sentenced to death in Iraq for IS links

    Turkish women sentenced to death in Iraq for IS links

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    Last week, a Turkish woman was sentenced to death for membership in the terrorist organization. "In these cases, the women are getting the harshest possible sentences for what appears to be marriage to an Islamic State member or a coerced border crossing", senior Iraq researcher Belkis Wille said in a statement on the campaign group's website.
  • Woman stabbed to death, man wounded at MA library

    Woman stabbed to death, man wounded at MA library

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    A 77-year-old Winchester man who tried to intervene was stabbed in the arm but not seriously hurt, Ryan said. The blade was said to be 10 inches long and the suspect reportedly stabbed the woman multiple times. The circumstances surrounding the stabbing, including the motive are under investigation. They released a statement that said in part, "Our thoughts are with the young woman's family and those who were injured and deeply traumatized".
  • Korda captures LPGA Thailand in record fashion

    Korda captures LPGA Thailand in record fashion

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    Korda built on a four-shot lead from the day before but was outdone in round three by her younger sister Nelly, who made eight birdies to card a seven-under 65 that launched her up from T17 to a tie for sixth at 12-under. Thompson finished her round unaware that she had broken a rule. Korda is 18 holes from her fifth win on the LPGA and first since the 2015 Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia.
  • Florida governor calls for police officer in every public school

    Florida governor calls for police officer in every public school

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    A survivor of the Florida school shooting has told National Rifle Association supporters attempting to discredit witnesses that they should give up as he and classmates "are going to outlive" them. They want Parkland to be the last mass shooting in a United States school. "I am devastated. Sick to my stomach". "Our new normal has yet to be defined, but we want to get back to it", said geography teacher Ernest Rospierski, whose classroom is on the third floor of the three-story ...
  • Winter Olympics: Russia beats Germany, wins men's gold

    Winter Olympics: Russia beats Germany, wins men's gold

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    The gold medal was the first won by the team known variously as the Olympic Athletes From Russia / Russia / the Unified Team since a 1992 triumph in Albertville, France, as the Unified Team. Olympic hockey gold has been elusive for more than two decades for Russian Federation, a country that takes particular pride in the sport. The silver medal is the best-ever result for Germany in men's hockey.
  • British Columbia edges back from ban on increased oil shipments

    British Columbia edges back from ban on increased oil shipments

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    The BC Wine Institute said during the first week of Alberta's two week ban the wine industry in B.C. took a one million dollar hit. Notley isn't specifying the options being looked at, but on Thursday suggested there will be further retaliatory action if Alberta believes B.C.is trying to stall the Trans Mountain expansion.
  • Afghanistan: 40 killed in multiple attacks

    Afghanistan: 40 killed in multiple attacks

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    In another attack, a person was killed in the diplomatic area of capital Kabul Kabul today. Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack. Earlier Saturday, an attacker riding an explosives-laden motorcycle had sought to target a security checkpoint in the same area.
  • Moscow sends new SU-57 stealth jets to Syria

    Moscow sends new SU-57 stealth jets to Syria

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    The Sukhoi-made jet, known also as the T-50 or PAK-FA, is a single-seat, twin-engine multirole fighter meant to go up against the Air Force's F-22 Raptor and F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. It's not surprising the Russian air force may want to step up its tactics and procedures in a war environment. American Raptors have proved decisive in at least one encounter: in late 2017, a F-22 Raptor launched anti-missile chaff and flares near two Russian Su-25 ground attack jets that had intruded on ...
  • Trump Announces 'Heaviest Ever' Sanctions on N. Korea

    Trump Announces 'Heaviest Ever' Sanctions on N. Korea

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    But hopefully the sanctions will work. Reuters reported in December that Russian tankers had supplied fuel to North Korea at sea in a violation of sanctions. "North Korea's participation in the Winter Olympic Games has served as an opportunity for us to engage in active discussions between the two Koreas and this has led to lowering of tensions on the peninsula and an improvement in inter-Korean relations", Moon said.
  • Another winter storm on the way

    Another winter storm on the way

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    The storm system will quickly move out of the Northland on Sunday afternoon with precipitation ending by mid-afternoon. NWS expects travel Saturday night through early Sunday to be extremely hard. Conditions in the Kern County mountains will be especially gusty with winds up to 40 miles per hour. Snow showers will be with us Sunday morning as well.
  • Trump just gave his most freewheeling, wild speech in months

    Trump just gave his most freewheeling, wild speech in months

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    On immigration , Trump said Democrats in Congress "don't even talk to me" about DACA. President Donald Trump says only a fraction of teachers and administrators should have guns to protect students from attackers. He has also proposed raising age restrictions on gun purchases and expanding background checks. His daughter, Meghan McCain, said Friday on ABC's "The View", that she'd address Trump's remarks with her mother, Cindy, next week.
  • Kylie Jenner's one tweet cost Snapchat $1.3 bn

    Kylie Jenner's one tweet cost Snapchat $1.3 bn

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    The following morning, after the initial tweet received more than 270,000 retweets, the app's shares tanked by as much as 7 percent, according to TMZ . In a response posted on change.org, the petition website, the company said that redesign is here to stay , while acknowledging that "the new Snapchat has felt uncomfortable for many".
  • Bruce McArthur now charged with murders of six men: Toronto police

    Bruce McArthur now charged with murders of six men: Toronto police

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    Toronto police detective Hank Idsinga said on Friday they believe Mr McArthur will face more charges. "There's even some. occurrences where there's been a sudden death that we're looking at", he said. Questions around the disappearances of McArthur's alleged victims had swirled for years prior to his arrest. "Skanda Navaratnam was one of the three males who were the focus of Project Houston", Idsinga said, referring to a police task force initiated in 2012 after Navaratnam and two ...
  • NRA CEO criticizes the media on gun control

    NRA CEO criticizes the media on gun control

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    It was the third time in as many days that Trump , who has vowed to take swift action following the latest gun massacre in a US school, has championed the idea of transforming schools into heavily fortified zones where educators would secretly be carrying weapons to guard against attacks.
  • Russians strike gold, United States left to ponder future

    Russians strike gold, United States left to ponder future

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    The Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation had something to celebrate in Pyeongchang after 15-year-old Alina Zagitova delivered gold in the ladies' free skating . For more information, schedules , full entries and results please refer to the ISU website and the official website of the Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang.