• Malala makes first trip to Pak since Taliban attack, meets PM
Malala makes first trip to Pak since Taliban attack, meets PM

The doctors performed surgery on me and saved my life. Abbasi praised Yousafzai for her sacrifices and role in the promotion of girls' education. After surviving the attack , Yousafzai was airlifted overseas and underwent surgery. At a ceremony at the United Nations headquarters in New York, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres gave Malala ...

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  • Sexual assault charges, Gold Coast
Sexual assault charges, Gold Coast

Police said they have recorded statements of about five to seven youths, who also have confessed of them being subjected to vulgar activities and sexual harassment in the name of deeksha and later engaging them with vulgar mobile chats. Police say 69-year-old Yury Romanov of Toronto was charged with one count of sexual assault. Evans, 68, plead...

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  • New Farm Bill Moves to Legalize Hemp as Agricultural Product
New Farm Bill Moves to Legalize Hemp as Agricultural Product

The right-wing Kentucky senator, perhaps best known for Jon Stewart's Daily Show impersonations of him as a turtle , pulled a rabbit out of his hat and announced he's introducing a bill to legalize hemp nationwide . The Farm Bureau, National Association of State Departments of Agriculture , National Farmers Union, and the National Conference of ...

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  • Case against Bengal BJP leader for carrying arms in Ram Navami procession
Case against Bengal BJP leader for carrying arms in Ram Navami procession

The TMC had said earlier this month it would observe Ram Navami in several districts with huge rallies. The incident that took place yesterday, according to TMC leaders, saw even children carrying swords in the procession. Officer in-charge (OC) Pramit Ganguly also received head injuries in the violence , he added. MP from Asansol, Babul Sup...

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  • China to attend meeting on Afghan peace process in Uzbek capital
China to attend meeting on Afghan peace process in Uzbek capital

Meanwhile, Thomas Shannon, U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, warned that if the Taliban rejected the offer, "they will leave us no choice but to oppose them". The meeting will be held on March 27, 2018, in Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan. New Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, who came to power after Karimov's death in 201...

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  • French supermarket attack: 'Hero' policeman honoured
French supermarket attack: 'Hero' policeman honoured

Last Saturday, Macron said the officer "fell as a hero" after showing "exceptional courage and selflessness" and deserved "the respect and admiration of the whole nation". His family said it was typical of him to put others first, news website The Local reports. Flowers have been piling up outside his local gendarmerie base in Carcassonne , wh...

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  • Mysterious train sparks speculation of North Korea's Kim Jong Un visiting China
Mysterious train sparks speculation of North Korea's Kim Jong Un visiting China

The arrival of a special train from North Korea in Beijing on Monday sparked speculation that Kim may be in China for a surprise visit . The trip is suspected to be Kim's first known overseas trip since coming to power in 2011, after his father and predecessor Kim Jong-il's death.

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  • Turkish military says took full control of Syria's Afrin from Kurdish militants
Turkish military says took full control of Syria's Afrin from Kurdish militants

On Monday, students opened a stand distributing candies called "Afrin delight" to commemorate fallen soldiers fighting across the border in Syria's Afrin. Turkey began the operation on January 20 to cleanse the northern Syrian border of the US-backed Kurdish militants of the People's Protection Units (YPG), whom it associates with the homegrown Kur...

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  • 5 reasons Loyola-Chicago can and will win it all
5 reasons Loyola-Chicago can and will win it all

Loyola simply played to its level in every game, got a little bit of late-game good fortune and could be a real threat to get to the championship game. "I mean, to be honest with you, I don't think any of us cares about rankings, seedings or none of that", Wagner said. Richardson came into the Elite Eight having only made one of his nine attempte...

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  • Winter Storm Warning issued for parts of southwest Virginia
Winter Storm Warning issued for parts of southwest Virginia

Heavy mixed precipitation is forecast for an area of central IN along and north of Interstate 74. Ryan said the heaviest amount of snow is likely to fall in the Minnesota River Valley. Including the cities of Independence, Manchester, Dubuque, Vinton, Cedar Rapids, Anamosa, Maquoketa, Tipton, Clinton, Davenport, Bettendorf, Galena, Mount Carroll,...

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  • European Union gives green light for Brexit trade negotiations to begin
European Union gives green light for Brexit trade negotiations to begin

The remaining 27 leaders have also endorsed an agreement reached earlier this week on a 21-month transition period between March 2019, when the United Kingdom officially leaves, and the end of 2020. The Prime Minister said over dinner last night that it was their duty to show "energy and ambition" in forging a future relationship which was in the i...

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  • South Africa v Australia scores
South Africa v Australia scores

Yet another collapse swung momentum the Proteas' way on Friday, with a loose stroke from Shaun Marsh starting a slump of 5-25 before Paine and Lyon offered some resistance to the reverse-swinging ball. However, two balls after he lifted Rabada for six, the South African spearhead had his revenge, sending Warner's off stump cartwheeling more than 10...

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  • Charlottesville group heading to DC for gun violence march
Charlottesville group heading to DC for gun violence march

Students in the area and across the nation staged a walkout March 14 to protest gun violence. "We all decided that it was best to join forces and do one big, unifying march in Richmond to help amplify the voices of those most impacted by gun violence here in our city", said Kelly Steele, a coordinator of the local event and a leader of the Gun ...

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  • China mulls higher tariffs on U.S. imports
China mulls higher tariffs on U.S. imports

The dollar dipped to 104.90 yen as investors shifted into the Japanese currency, which is viewed as a "safe haven" from risk. "We will implement the "Made in China 2025" strategy, seek innovation-driven development, apply smart technologies, strengthen foundations, pursue green development and redouble our efforts to upgrade China from a manufact...

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  • Koreas Hold Summit Prep Talks Next Week
Koreas Hold Summit Prep Talks Next Week

Officials from both Koreas will meet there on Thursday, the South said. North Korea's deputy director general for North American affairs Choe Kang Il is now in Finland, holding talks with South Korean and US delegations for what the Finnish foreign minister Timo Soini described as a "1.5 track meeting with academics and officials with Finland o...

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  • Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski Resigns
Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski Resigns

The professor said that besides his alleged links to Odebrecht , Kuczynski's fall was mainly due to the pardon he gave former president Alberto Fujimori in December for humanitarian reasons. A former governor of a mining region who once helped secure community support for Anglo American Plc's Quellaveco copper project, Vizcarra has served as Peru'...

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  • MS law bans abortions past 15 weeks gestation
MS law bans abortions past 15 weeks gestation

House Bill 1510 was signed into law by Gov. Phil Bryant on Monday, making MS the state with the earliest abortion ban in the nation. Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant moved one step closer to his goal to end abortion in the Magnolia State when he signed the nation's most restrictive anti-choice bill on Monday, which outlaws the procedure ...

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  • Israel admits bombing Syrian nuclear reactor in 2007
Israel admits bombing Syrian nuclear reactor in 2007

Dr. Ronen Bergman, author of "Rise and Kill First: The Secret History of Israel's Targeted Assassinations", told journalists in a conference call organized by The Israel Project that despite their close relationship, Mossad chief Meir Dagan was unable to convince his U.S.

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  • Mississippi Gov Names State's First Female Senator
Mississippi Gov Names State's First Female Senator

Hyde-Smith is the state's agriculture commissioner. The regulation of catfish and a similar species from Asia has been key to the domestic catfish industry. The governor of MS is appointing state Agriculture Commissioner Cindy Hyde-Smith to succeed fellow Republican Thad Cochran in the U.S. Senate. Bryant responded that he meant to pick Hyde-Sm...

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  • 1 person injured after box explodes at FedEx facility near San Antonio
1 person injured after box explodes at FedEx facility near San Antonio

Early Tuesday morning, a package sent through FedEx from Austin destined for another location in Austin exploded at the FedEx distribution center in Schertz, just north of San Antonio . "But it also increases the likelihood that he would make a mistake". "They've got a couple of videos that could possibly be the person but they're not su...

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  • Uber's self-driving auto fatality: What you need to know
Uber's self-driving auto fatality: What you need to know

The vehicle had a driver behind the wheel but was reportedly in autonomous mode when the accident occurred. "They are going to attempt to try to find who was possibly at fault and how we can better be safe, whether it's pedestrians or whether it's the vehicle itself".

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  • Trump Asked S.Korea Officials to Show Flexibility in Trade Talks: Seoul
Trump Asked S.Korea Officials to Show Flexibility in Trade Talks: Seoul

President Donald Trump. "Officials from the United States and the Republic of Korea held discussions and are expeditiously negotiating amendments and modifications to the Korus agreement", US Trade Representative office spokeswoman Emily Davis said late on Friday.

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  • Three killed in fire at Manila Pavilion Hotel
Three killed in fire at Manila Pavilion Hotel

One of the victims was a security guard, while the three others were still being identified, he said. According to the Manila Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, four people, who had been critically injured during the fire, did not make it to the hospital, Xinhua reported.

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  • Russia To Expel UK Diplomats As Crisis Over Nerve Toxin Attack Deepens
Russia To Expel UK Diplomats As Crisis Over Nerve Toxin Attack Deepens

It said: "Clearly, by employing unilateral and non-transparent methods to investigate this incident, British authorities once again attempted to launch a baseless campaign against Russian Federation". Britain has written to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons in The Hague, which monitors compliance with the global convention ou...

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  • Status Orange warning expires as temperatures begin to rise
Status Orange warning expires as temperatures begin to rise

There is also a threat of snow drifts in some areas. Roads around the county are treacherous, with many untreated after overnight snowfall. She said the weather will not be as severe as the snow storms brought about by Storm Emma and "the Beast from the East".

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