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Syria has slammed both Turkish and USA military activities on its soil as a violation of the Arab nation's sovereignty. Turkish state media said Turkey's advance continued on Friday, with the forces now on the edge of the Afrin municipal district.
  • Big Texas turnout another sign of Democratic energy in Trump era

    Big Texas turnout another sign of Democratic energy in Trump era

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    If this energy is consistent in purples states like Pennsylvania, we could see many milquetoast Republican candidates overwhelmed by enthusiastic progressives looking to #Resist President Trump. Margo McClinton Stoglin, Texas director for IGNITE, a group focused on getting more women to run for office, said more candidates are letting go of fears about fundraising and not winning their races.
  • Dawood aide Farooq Takla sent to police custody

    Dawood aide Farooq Takla sent to police custody

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    According to the officials, central intelligence agencies were working in securing arrests or deportations of close aides of Dawood, who has been designated by the USA authorities as a global terrorist and faces sanctions in the United Nations.
  • Neiphiu Rio sworn in as chief minister of India's Nagaland state

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    Meghalaya new Chief Minister Conrad Sangma is amongst the top brass in the field of politics who attended the oath-taking ceremony of Nagaland's new chief minister, Neiphiu Rio in Kohima . The assembly polls in February threw up a hung verdict, with no party getting the majority when the results were declared last week. The former Chief Minister of the state, TR Zeliang denied resigning from the post as he wanted to have a word with the BJP President Amit Shah to form a government in the ...
  • TODAY'S FORECAST: Cloudy, chance of snow showers

    TODAY'S FORECAST: Cloudy, chance of snow showers

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    Monday: A chance of rain and snow. Northwest wind 10 to 15 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 25 miles per hour. Friday Night - A 30 percent chance of showers before 11pm. Sunday's high is expected to be around 40. Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. MONDAY: Mostly cloudy with snow showers. Sunday - A 30 percent chance of rain.
  • N. Korean Flag Attracts Attention in PyeongChang

    N. Korean Flag Attracts Attention in PyeongChang

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    Officials have confirmed that the North and South Korean teams will march separately in the Paralympic's opening tomorrow. "During discussions it was clear that the North Korea National Paralympic Committee respects and values the IPC's vision and mission".
  • USA special counsel probes Seychelles meeting with Russian

    USA special counsel probes Seychelles meeting with Russian

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    Since then, he has been talking to Mueller's investigators and providing information to the grand jury. "The federal regulation promulgated by the Department of Justice and approved by the Congress ... H.R. McMaster, Trump's national security adviser, learned that Kushner had contacts with foreign officials, including from the UAE, that he did not coordinate through the National Security Council or officially report.
  • TR Zeliang quits as CM, makes way for Neiphiu Rio

    TR Zeliang quits as CM, makes way for Neiphiu Rio

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    In a statement on Monday, the NPF had claimed that since governor has given 48 hours to prove the support of majority, there was no question of Zeliang resigning. "Therefore, it is our humble appeal to your good-self to look into the matter and intervene immediately in the interest of Nagaland in particular and the whole of Northeast at large", the letter said.
  • Why Arizona doesn't observe daylight saving time

    Why Arizona doesn't observe daylight saving time

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    To make it happen, Gov. Rick Scott and Congress would have to approve. Never mind that one study showed that our risk of stroke increases 8 percent right after the time changes while another study revealed that our risk of heart attack increases by 25 percent the Monday after spring forward.
  • Senate Advances Bill to Loosen Banking Rules, Revealing Democratic Split

    Senate Advances Bill to Loosen Banking Rules, Revealing Democratic Split

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    Several Democratic lawmakers facing tough re-election races this year have broken ranks with Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY and Democratic Sen. Banks have long complained about the cost of complying with the many requirements of Dodd-Frank. It also exempts banks with less than $10 billion in assets from rules banning proprietary trading.
  • TDP, not PDP, to withdraw support to BJP

    TDP, not PDP, to withdraw support to BJP

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    TDP's two ministers, P Ashok Gajapathi Raju (Civil Aviation) and YS Chowdary (Minister of State for Science and Technology), will submit their resignations to the President of India on Thursday morning. "According to 14th Finance Commission, there is no concept of special category status ", added the finance minister. "We were ready to exit the state cabinet within minutes of being directed to do so by the party leadership in Delhi", Srinivas said.
  • Pakistani ruling party gains control of senate

    Pakistani ruling party gains control of senate

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    At the last elections in 2015, the governing Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N)-now under the interim leadership of ousted PM Nawaz Sharif's brother Shahbaz-won 26 seats. A total of 135 candidates are contesting, including 20 from Pakistan People Party (PPP), 14 from Mutahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), 13 from Pakistan Tehrke-e-Insaf ( PTI ) and four from Pak Sarzameen Party.
  • Iran urges Europe to help protect nuclear deal

    Iran urges Europe to help protect nuclear deal

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    US President Donald Trump has been a harsh critic of what he calls the agreement's "disastrous flaws". For his part, Le Drian hailed Iran's commitment to the JCPOA and said that France insists on the full implementation of the deal. "Iran's missile program will continue non-stop and foreign powers have no right to intervene on this issue", the semi-official Tasnim news agency quoted Iranian Armed Forces spokesman Masoud Jazayeri as saying.
  • Roger Stone says he didn't ask Nunberg to protect him

    Roger Stone says he didn't ask Nunberg to protect him

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    Yeah, it was at night. Ooh, juicy - a Trump insider believes Mueller's got the goods. McDougal questioned why Nunberg was appearing on television suggesting he knew things that might be of interest to Mueller. Chris Christie fetching McDonald's food for Trump to embarrass Christie - a claim that went viral after it was reported by the New Yorker . He was all over the place explaining his thinking in cable news interviews.
  • Broadcom dangles 5G promise to save Qualcomm deal

    Broadcom dangles 5G promise to save Qualcomm deal

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    Qualcomm said in response that Broadcom misinterpreted the public's and investors' mind while ignoring national security issues and regulatory matters. While the risks are largely classified, the letter did say they "relate to the risks associated with Broadcom's relationships with third party foreign entities and the national security effects of Broadcom's business intentions with respect to Qualcomm ".
  • President Putin refuses extradition of Russians US charged

    President Putin refuses extradition of Russians US charged

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    President Vladimir Putin said during the Federal Security Service's (FSB) board session on Monday that Russian intelligence services prevented 68 crimes of terrorist nature in 2017, the Kremlin's website reported. A detailed, 37-page indictment from special counsel Robert Mueller alleges Russian operatives used fake social media accounts and targeted messaging to interfere in the 2016 election.
  • Donald Trump Drops $400 Million on Forbes Billionaires List

    Donald Trump Drops $400 Million on Forbes Billionaires List

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    It means Trump is ranked 766th in this year's rich list, down from 544th last year , when Forbes wiped $1bn off his wealth - again down to falling property prices. Ma Huateng (also known as Pony Ma) is Asia's wealthiest person, ranked number 17 in the world, thanks in part to his firm Tencent's WeChat, a ubiquitous social-messaging app with almost 1 billion active users.
  • La David Johnson, US Soldiers

    La David Johnson, US Soldiers

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    Africa Command and the report is now being reviewed by U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, according to Manning. The men have few resources to fend off dozens of militants armed with machine guns and grenades. La David T. Johnson and was the largest loss of American troops in combat in Africa since 1993. It is still unknown why the video, which was released on messaging app Telegram, was still unpublished until now.
  • China Boosts Spending to Bolster Military Capabilities

    China Boosts Spending to Bolster Military Capabilities

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    China does not provide a breakdown of its defence budget, leading neighbours and other military powers to complain that Beijing's lack of transparency has added to regional tension. "There is every indication that China wants to expand what it will call defence capabilities in the South China Sea". It is also widely believed that China's actual spending on defence exceeds the allocation that is made public.
  • The Rev. Billy Graham Laid To Rest Friday In Simple Casket

    The Rev. Billy Graham Laid To Rest Friday In Simple Casket

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    President Trump and Melania Trump sat in the front row of Graham's funeral service Friday. Graham will be buried next to his wife in a memorial prayer garden at the library, with his grandchildren serving as pallbearers. Graham said that he and his siblings all came to know God through their evangelist father's eyes. Exit polls showed that about 80 per cent of white evangelical voters voted for the Trump-Pence ticket - the largest vote for a Republican presidential candidate since 2004, ...
  • USA embassy in Ankara temporarily closes due to security threat

    USA embassy in Ankara temporarily closes due to security threat

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    The US embassy in Ankara will be shut down starting Tuesday due to a security threat, it said in a statement . The arrests came as the embassy was closed on Monday over an unspecified security threat. In 2013, the same Marxist group, the Revolutionary People's Liberation Army-Front (DHKP-C), used a suicide bomber to assault the US Embassy in Ankara, killing a Turkish security guard and the perpetrator.
  • US Navy Carrier's Visit To Vietnam Puts China On Notice

    US Navy Carrier's Visit To Vietnam Puts China On Notice

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    This signals that the rise in China's influence and economy, which is bringing together countries who were previously foes and creating huge changes in the areas geopolitical landscape. "I am confident that engagements like this will further expand the comprehensive partnership between the United States and Vietnam". China claims nearly all of the South China Sea, including reefs and islands also claimed by other nations.
  • Utica College under lockdown due to

    Utica College under lockdown due to "real, credible threat"

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    Everyone on campus is asked to shelter in place, the school said, adding that "law enforcement continues to investigate [the] threat". 'If you are sheltered in place, you will be evacuated and escorted to a safe location. The college, which is about 50 miles from Syracuse, has about 3,500 enrolled students. Please follow all instructions from law enforcement. Shortly after 1 p.m., police said there was no confirmation of shots fired on campus.
  • Trump says United States embassy in Jerusalem will cost only $250000

    Trump says United States embassy in Jerusalem will cost only $250000

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    The president said the USA will have the embassy "built very quickly". "We're looking at coming", Trump said."If I can, I will". Mired in corruption investigations threatening his political survival, Mr Netanyahu - questioned at his home by police on Friday - stepped into a different spotlight during his five-day United States visit.
  • AXA confirms $15bn acquisition of Bermuda-based XL

    AXA confirms $15bn acquisition of Bermuda-based XL

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    The merger agreement was unanimously approved by the boards of AXA and XL Group. The offer is 1.51x XL's fully diluted book value per common share of $38.04 as at 31 December. "But the purchase price looks quite high even after synergy effects and AXA's debt ratio is again rather stretched", said analysts at German brokerage Bankhaus Lampe.