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A police official in Zermatt, a tourist magnet for backpackers and millionaires alike, said the helicopter journey to the village of Taesch took abound three minutes. 'It surprised us a bit this year and we're trying to make the best of it, ' Ms Biner said. On Monday, the avalanche danger level was raised to the highest possible rating of five, with the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research warning that if triggered, the avalanches would have the possibility of ...
  • Siddaramaiah hits back at Yogi Adityanath over beef comment

    Siddaramaiah hits back at Yogi Adityanath over beef comment

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    Many among Hindus consume beef. Yeddyurappa also said that the delay in implementation of the Upper Bhadra Project is directly attributed to the insensitive administration of Siddaramaiah, who has not provided funds for the speedy completion of the project and said that the water will flow after BJP comes to power.
  • Kim Jong-Un names delegates for inter-Korean talks

    Kim Jong-Un names delegates for inter-Korean talks

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    Asked if the president's tweet had hurt USA credibility with its allies, including Japan and South Korea, Haley was firm. Of the upcoming talks between Seoul and Pyongyang, Trump said, "I hope it works out". "(But) if something can happen and something can come out of those talks, that would be a great thing for all of humanity. While there aren't any guarantees of Ryom and Kim being sent across the border to compete in South Korea, Marcotte said he would love if the pair could attend the ...
  • Ecuador tired of embassy guest Assange

    Ecuador tired of embassy guest Assange

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    Legal experts said a successful outcome could pave the way for a presidential pardon, which would increase the likelihood of Assange agreeing to leave the Ecuadorian embassy. The Andean country's new government, however, has said it is concerned over Assange's "complicated" situation. Assange initially entered Ecuador's Embassy to escape an investigation in Sweden related to accusations of rape there, but that inquiry has since been dropped.
  • The Children's Health Insurance Program Is In Peril Again

    The Children's Health Insurance Program Is In Peril Again

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    The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and the Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) have drastically lowered their estimate of what it will take to fund the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) because of 3 factors related to tax law changes affecting the Affordable Care Act at the end of previous year that basically make it cheaper to insure children through CHIP than through insurance marketplaces.
  • Firefighters fighting fire at Trump Tower; 2 injured

    Firefighters fighting fire at Trump Tower; 2 injured

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    One firefighter and a civilian were injured, Associated Press reports . By 8 a.m., the smoke had cleared and firefighters appeared to have left the scene, footage showed. "Everything went according to plan". The president's son Eric tweeted his thanks to firefighters for doing "an incredible job". The fire was in a rooftop heating and cooling unit, the fire department told ABC News.
  • Willie Nelson suffers cough attack on stage, cancels concert

    Willie Nelson suffers cough attack on stage, cancels concert

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    According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, Nelson began his opening song, "Whiskey River", before concluding the performance early because he was coughing and experiencing shortness of breath. It reads: "Unfortunately, due to illness, Willie Nelson's performance concluded early". We're thinking of you, Willie Nelson! Nelson's next scheduled performance is now planned for February 7 at the Macon Auditorium in Macon, Georgia.
  • Madrasas produce terrorists: Shia body chief

    Madrasas produce terrorists: Shia body chief

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    He has also observed that the madrasas are mushrooming in nearly every city, town and village providing "misplaced and misconceived religious education instead of secular education, has pushed students into religious fundamentalism and radicalisation of Muslim youth ".
  • Oprah 'actively' considering 2020 presidential run, new report says

    Oprah 'actively' considering 2020 presidential run, new report says

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    Trump, a businessman and former reality TV star, based part of his appeal on the fact he was truly not a Washington insider. He then shared his opinion that he didn't think Winfrey would run but that she "would be a lot of fun". She could easily be accused of endorsing the sex predator, looking the other way when she knew young women were about to be harassed or raped. If your presidential dreams must go there, at least start by calling her President Winfrey.
  • Iran bans teaching of English in schools

    Iran bans teaching of English in schools

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    He said non-curriculum English classes may also be blocked under the new rules. The reasoning, Navid-Adham said, is that the groundwork, or basis, of Iranian culture should be taught to young children. "Teaching English in government and non-government primary schools in the official curriculum is against laws and regulations ", declared Mehdi Navid-Adham.
  • Khamenei blames US, Israel for inciting Iran protests

    Khamenei blames US, Israel for inciting Iran protests

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    Ayatollah Khamenei articulated that the motto of the Iranian nation and the revolutionary youth has been, in the last 40 years, "resistance against bullyism and not bending to intimidations". The U.S.is utterly angry; they're not only angry at this humble person. USA officials have started talking nonsense: United States pres. says Iranian establishments frightened by its people.
  • Trump on hand for national anthem at NCAA title game

    Trump on hand for national anthem at NCAA title game

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    An Alabama running back denies yelling an obscenity toward President Donald Trump ahead of the College Football Playoffs Championship, insisting it was meant for the opposing Georgia Bulldogs . And no teams in the Big 12, PAC-12, or Southeastern Conference (SEC) are on field for the national anthem. His right hand over his heart, U.S. President Donald Trump seemingly butchered the national anthem while standing near the 40-yard line before the college football championship game in ...
  • Christie set to deliver his final state of the state address

    Christie set to deliver his final state of the state address

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    Christie's two terms come to a close after he first won election in 2009 before cruising to re-election in 2013. Christie's outspoken style was a departure from previous Republican nominees, like Mitt Romney and John McCain, and gave a potential new look to the GOP brand that was in need of a change.
  • American man charged with Calgary swatting incident

    American man charged with Calgary swatting incident

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    On Dec. 22, at approximately 7:40 p.m., Calgary 911 received a call from a man who claimed he had shot his father and was holding his mother and younger brother hostage. A 28-year-old man then opened the door to the home, obeyed an order to raise his hands for "a very short time", before moving them back down to his waist.
  • SCOTUS Sides With Inmate Over Juror's Use of N-Word

    SCOTUS Sides With Inmate Over Juror's Use of N-Word

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    The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta probably will reach the same conclusion and deny Tharpe's appeal on other grounds, he wrote, referring to his colleagues' action as a "useless do-over". Tharpe's lawyers subsequently litigated the racial bias issue in state court, but a judge ruled against them. The high court's majority opinion said Gattie, who has since died, never retracted his "remarkable affidavit" which provides evidence that "Tharpe's race affected Gattie's vote for a ...
  • South Korea banks open cryptocurrency accounts

    South Korea banks open cryptocurrency accounts

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    FSC Chairman Choi Jong-ku did not explain further but he expressed his concern over the craze adoption of Bitcoin by Koreans. Probing banks is all that the FSC can do within legal boundaries, said Choi, considering the legal vacuum to regulate cryptocurrency exchanges and time it would take to enact the revision to put the exchanges under its radar.
  • NH House votes to legalize recreational marijuana

    NH House votes to legalize recreational marijuana

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    New Hampshire House lawmakers are set to vote on a bill that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana in the state. Amended by the House to eliminate retail sales, if passed by the Senate and signed by the governor, residents of New Hampshire would be allowed to cultivate no more than three mature plants and possess up to three-quarters of an ounce of cannabis.
  • Golden State Warriors Beat the Denver Nuggets on Monday

    Golden State Warriors Beat the Denver Nuggets on Monday

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    Curry has scored 29 or more points in each of his last five games after returning from that sprained ankle. He's averaging 35.2 points, 5.6 rebounds, 5.6 assists and 1.4 steals per game. "Hopefully the next couple of days he'll clear that hurdle and be ready to go". Draymond Green is a big fan of Stephen Curry's sweet footwork. In the end, the mistake didn't really affect the Warriors , but it's understandable why that kind of play would make Kerr upset.
  • Trump's plaintiff cry to Bannon, Wolff - Shut up or I'll sue

    Trump's plaintiff cry to Bannon, Wolff - Shut up or I'll sue

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    Bannon might quite reasonably assert that such an agreement can not bind him now as his derogatory references to Trump insiders in the Wolff book focused on the period of the Trump presidency rather than that of the Trump campaign. Author Michael Wolff's tell-all was released today after being originally planned for release next week. He used Sloppy Steve Bannon, who cried when he got fired and begged for his job.