• Drying up, Cape Town starts 50-litre water limit

    Drying up, Cape Town starts 50-litre water limit

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    The sprawling metropolis, renowned for its picturesque harbor, not far from where the waters of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans meet, is one of South Africa's most iconic tourist destinations. Earlier this week, humanitarian organisation Gift of the Givers announced it was sending a consignment of bottled water from various provinces to the province in preparation for Day Zero.
  • Nearly 1000 miners trapped underground at FS mine

    Nearly 1000 miners trapped underground at FS mine

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    AMCU received reports that the mine is now attempting to borrow a generator from Harmony . Sixty-five people were rescued during the day, but as many as 1,200 are still thought to be trapped. But mine officials say the workers are not in danger and that food and water have been delivered to them. "It is also quite common for adults to be on chronic medication, and it is highly probable that there are some workers who are trapped without access to their medicine", Amcu said in a statement.
  • Anti-poll 24 hrs Nagaland bandh comes into force

    Anti-poll 24 hrs Nagaland bandh comes into force

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    In 1998, Congress had won 43 of the 60 seats unopposed when other parties boycotted the assembly election in response to a call from civil society and militant groups. However, the BJP on Thursday announced that it would contest the polls. Union Minister of State for Home, Kiren Rijiju, who is also BJP's election in-charge for Nagaland, had said the elections are a Constitutional process and the Centre is bound by the Constitution.
  • Woman denied emotional support peacock on United Airlines flight

    Woman denied emotional support peacock on United Airlines flight

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    What the hell NY". Andrea Hiller, a spokeswoman for Chicago-based United , said they stopped the animal from boarding because it did not meet the airline's size and weight standards, among other reasons. Delta Air Lines announced new regulations requiring additional paperwork from passengers who want to bring emotional support animals onto Delta flights.
  • Fitzgerald resigns as CDC director

    Fitzgerald resigns as CDC director

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    Dr. Fitzgerald's resignation is shocking - not because of the extent of the conflicts of interest she was facing, but because she was actually held accountable for them. "This comes at an unfortunate time because the budget will soon be released by the administration, and we're concerned that, as was the case a year ago, the CDC's budget may be significantly reduced in the proposed administrative budget", John Auerbach, a former CDC official who is now president and CEO of the Trust for ...
  • Obasanjo Declares Membership Of Coalition For Nigeria Movement

    Obasanjo Declares Membership Of Coalition For Nigeria Movement

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    The movement was launched at the Shehu Musa Yar'Adua Centre in Abuja . During the question and answer session, a member of the audience asked why the coalition is not coming straight out as a political party. He noted that the registration was a very important ceremony as a follow up to the earlier letter issued by him about the state of the nation where he also offered his piece of advice.
  • Nashville Mayor Admits Affair With Security Chief

    Nashville Mayor Admits Affair With Security Chief

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    Barry, elected as Nashville's first female mayor in 2015, admitted to beginning a relationship with Sgt. Robert Forrest Jr. not long after being elected. And this is not a tragedy. "And I will continue to serve". Barry told The Tennessean newspaper she won't be resigning from office over the matter.
  • FBI has 'grave concerns' over release of Russia memo

    FBI has 'grave concerns' over release of Russia memo

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    In his statement Wednesday, the congressman accused the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department of having "stonewalled" lawmakers' for almost a year. The FBI director and the deputy attorney general have told the White House releasing it could set a unsafe precedent. By the way, it's still not clear whether the Schiff memo will be released, even if the Nunes one is.
  • Conservative senators boycotted O Canada lyrics vote

    Conservative senators boycotted O Canada lyrics vote

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    The debated line in question now reads: 'True patriot in all thy sons command '. All attempts have failed until now, CBC reports. The anthem was written by Robert Stanley Weir in 1908, and the lyrics have been updated in the past, including the addition of the gendered language by Weir after WWI.
  • Virginia rolls on, downs Louisville 74-64

    Virginia rolls on, downs Louisville 74-64

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    Louisville won 20 games in a row, marking its best start and longest winning streak in program history, but a 50-49 loss to No. 12 Florida State on January 21 ended the streak". "With every challenge comes a big opportunity as well", he said. "They've had our number the last few years, so we're going to come out and play with some passion and play with some aggression and have fun".
  • French President Repeats Worry Before Turkish Offensive in Syria

    French President Repeats Worry Before Turkish Offensive in Syria

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    In the village of Saraqeb on 29 January, 16 people were killed and a hospital supported by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) hit by two strikes, in an attack the medical aid group condemned. 20 to drive out the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units, or YPG, which is says are an extension of the outlawed Kurdish rebels inside Turkey .
  • Russian officials anxious about plague of locusts during World Cup

    Russian officials anxious about plague of locusts during World Cup

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    In comments reported by state news agencies, Chekmaryov says 'we've more or less learned how to deal with locusts, but this year I'm afraid we could end up in an worldwide locust scandal'. Petersburg, Sochi, Kazan, Saransk, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Rostov-on-Don, Nizhny Novgorod, Yekaterinburg and Samara. "We have more or less learned how to deal with locusts, but this year I'm afraid we could end up in an global locust scandal", Pyotr Chekmaryov said.
  • Showstoppers Shahid, Mira steal the show with their sizzling chemistry at LFW

    Showstoppers Shahid, Mira steal the show with their sizzling chemistry at LFW

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    Clearly, Shahid was totally mesmerised by Mira last night for he even mentioned about how lovely she's looking stating, "I like Mira in whatever she wears". After walking the ramp, Shahid tweeted, "Excited to have walked for @anitadongre 's @lakmefashionwk collection tonight". After the show, Shahid said, "Mira looks as attractive today as she looked that day.
  • Brexit dogs May as she eyes 'golden era' with China

    Brexit dogs May as she eyes 'golden era' with China

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    As a result of the combined effect of these non-tariff and customs barriers, along with the cost of lower immigration, the document says, United Kingdom borrowing could be tens of billions of pounds higher in 2033-34 than under the status quo - even when a U.S.
  • South and North Korean skiers begin joint training sessions Wednesday

    South and North Korean skiers begin joint training sessions Wednesday

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    The appeals of three more Russians, all biathletes, will be heard after the 2018 Winter Games , which run from February 9-25. The Court of Arbitration of Sport (CAS) has delivered a hammer blow to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) by upholding, or partially upholding, appeals from 39 Russian athletes against Olympic life bans.
  • Anti-Semitic hate incidents reach record levels, charity warns

    Anti-Semitic hate incidents reach record levels, charity warns

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    There was a 34 per cent rise in the number of violent anti-Semitic assaults to 145 but most incidents related to verbal abuse of Jews in public who were identifiable from their religious clothing, school uniform or jewellery. " Hatred is rising and Jewish people are suffering as a result". "It shows anger and division that threaten all of society". The CST, British Jewish's largest watchdog on anti-Semitism , has recorded anti-Semitic incidents since 1984.
  • Trump commits U.S. to maximum pressure on North Korea

    Trump commits U.S. to maximum pressure on North Korea

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    One of the most powerful moments during President Trump's State of the Union speech Tuesday night came when he honored Mr. Ji Seong-ho, a North Korean defector who escaped from the communist regime in 2006. The Georgetown University professor is no longer expected to be nominated for the ambassador's post after privately disagreeing with the Trump administration over a possible "bloody nose" strike against North Korea.
  • Budget 2018-19: What India expects from the Finance Minister today

    Budget 2018-19: What India expects from the Finance Minister today

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    The government, however, disappointed income tax payers . Hardwork of farmers resulted in a record production of more than 275 million tonnes of food grain and about 300 million tonnes of horticultural produce, FM said. Last time, the budget is announced at noon on the same date. For certain illnesses, in case of senior citizens and very senior citizens, the limit will go up to Rs 60,000 and Rs 80,000 respectively, The concessions will cost the government Rs 4,000 crore.
  • Cleveland Cavaliers provide injury update on Kevin Love

    Cleveland Cavaliers provide injury update on Kevin Love

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    And while the addition of a 5-time All-Star who can dunk with the best of them and drop 20+ points per game is certainly eye-popping, the amount given is also head-scratching. Hell, LeBron James has been a minus-3.1 for Cleveland this season, and it would be insane to think the team would be better with him on the bench.