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China said Sunday it is "firmly opposed" to the United States' new nuclear weapons policy statement, describing its speculation about future threats as "wild guesses". "We hope that the United States will abandon its Cold War mentality, earnestly assume its special disarmament responsibilities, correctly understand China's strategic intentions and objectively view China's national defence and military build-up", its statement said.
  • Yemeni activist freed by Houthi rebels

    Yemeni activist freed by Houthi rebels

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    More than 5,000 children have been killed and 400,000 left severely malnourished, the United Nations children's agency said. The rebels have launched nearly 90 missile attacks on Saudi Arabia since the start of the Yemen conflict in 2015.
  • Palestinian killed as Israelis raid Jenin-area village

    Palestinian killed as Israelis raid Jenin-area village

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    Ahmad Samir Obeid, 19, was shot in the head after the Israeli army raided the village of Wadi Burqin, near the northern town of Jenin on Saturday night. Over the past weekend and the past few hours, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF), the Israeli Security Agency (ISA) and the Border Police forces have apprehended several additional suspects for investigation, according to a statement made by the IDF on Saturday evening.
  • Trump Just Falsely Claimed He Had A Historically Huge Audience. Again

    Trump Just Falsely Claimed He Had A Historically Huge Audience. Again

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    He also spoke forebodingly of catastrophic dangers from overseas, warning that North Korea would "very soon" threaten the United States with nuclear-tipped missiles. Democrats said Trump delivered a "wedge speech", one that "inflames the cultural divide". A former New York Democrat, the president also played to the culture wars that have long illuminated American politics , alluding to his public spat with professional athletes who led protests against racial injustice by kneeling during ...
  • Petrol tanker with 22 Indian men goes missing off Benin

    Petrol tanker with 22 Indian men goes missing off Benin

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    The Panama-registered vessel tanker vessel, owned by Mumbai-based Anglo Eastern shipping company, has been carrying gasoline worth almost 8 million US dollars when it lost contact some three days back. A senior official added, "The Nigerian Navy and Coast Guard carried out an aerial search at and around the location where the vessel was last anchored, but they have not been able to trace it so far".
  • NZ Sevens lose Hamilton semi-final to Fiji

    NZ Sevens lose Hamilton semi-final to Fiji

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    The Canadian men's sevens squad fell 14-12 to No. 4 Argentina on Saturday in the Challenge Trophy semifinal at the New Zealand leg of the World Rugby Sevens Series. Fiji beat Wales 28-0, Spain 24-12 and Australia , winners of last weekend's Sydney tournament, 26-15. Ruadrih McConnochie's double kept England in the contest but New Zealand won 19-12.
  • Strikers through into final

    Strikers through into final

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    Hobart Hurricanes: Matthew Wade, Tim Paine (wk), George Bailey (c), Ben McDermott, Daniel Christian, Simon Milenko, D'Arcy Short, Jofra Archer, Clive Rose, Thomas Rogers, Riley Meredith, Alex Doolan, Cameron Boyce. Chasing 179 to win, the Renegades finished 177-4. But Laughlin got the better of Pollard off the final delivery of the match, the right-hander missing a swing at a length ball and managing only to run a bye.
  • Abbas to address UNSC at monthly Middle East meeting amid USA tensions

    Abbas to address UNSC at monthly Middle East meeting amid USA tensions

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    The soldiers attacked dozens of Palestinians who were marching against the ongoing Israeli occupation and its colonialist policies, in addition to the illegal USA recognition of occupied Jerusalem as the unified capital of Israel, in direct violation of International Law and all related United Nations and Security Council resolutions.
  • TTP bombing kills 11 troops in Swat Valley

    TTP bombing kills 11 troops in Swat Valley

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    Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has claimed responsibility for the attack. Initial reports suggested that the bomber blew himself up in a ground where soldiers were playing volleyball in Sharifabad area of Swat's Kabal district. The area has been cordoned off and security forces are searching for possible accomplices of the bomber, the English language newspaper the Dawn reported.
  • Jacob Rees-Mogg Scuffles With Protestors At University Of West England

    Jacob Rees-Mogg Scuffles With Protestors At University Of West England

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    They were just screaming in his face. Jo Swinson, deputy leader of the Liberal Democrats, said she was "appalled" by Mr Rees-Mogg's treatment, tweeting: "Deeply worrying to see violent tactics by political opponents". "Your views are not worth debating". "Then a bunch of guys jumped up straight away to back Jacob Rees-Mogg so he wasn't there alone". Rees-Mogg is well-known across the United Kingdom for his staunch pro-Brexit stance and has not been afraid to clash with the Tory ...
  • Trump calls Japanese, South Korean leaders

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    An increasingly popular assumption is that the price of living with a nuclear-armed North Korea that can destroy prime targets on the U.S. mainland is higher than risking a second Korean War. Donald Trump would then face a hard problem: how to avoid being the president who allowed North Korea to achieve the capability to hit the U.S. homeland with nuclear weapons.
  • US Home Speaker Paul Ryan deletes $1.50 tax minimize acquire tweet

    US Home Speaker Paul Ryan deletes $1.50 tax minimize acquire tweet

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    Twitter was quick to criticize Ryan's snafu. Mr Ryan , the most senior Republican in the US House of Representatives, had in which Julia Ketchum, a secretary at a public high school in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, said she would be $78 a year better off, which she said would more than cover her annual membership for the wholesale outlet Costco.
  • Rajasthan bypolls: Cong wins Mandalgarh seat, leads in Alwar, Ajmer

    Rajasthan bypolls: Cong wins Mandalgarh seat, leads in Alwar, Ajmer

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    Proud of each and every one of you. Slamming BJP , Congress President Rahul Gandhi said that this proves that BJP has been rejected by the people of Rajasthan. TMC candidate Sajda Ahmed trounced Anupam Mallick of BJP by over 4.74 lakh votes in Uluberia Lok Sabha seat in Howrah district. Even the rising communal polarisation doesn't seem to have worked for the BJP in Rajasthan.
  • 4300-Year-Old Tomb of Royal Female Official Found in Egypt

    4300-Year-Old Tomb of Royal Female Official Found in Egypt

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    The tomb was found as archeologists were excavating the area near the Great Pyramid of Giza . Minister Anani said he was hopeful of further discoveries at the site, which is located about 20km (12 miles) south of Cairo. "We expect to find more", Al-Waziri said, according to the AP. Egypt hopes the inauguration of the new museum, along with the recent discoveries, will draw back visitors to the country where tourism has been hit hard by extremist attacks and political turmoil following ...
  • Judge responds to Justice Department over Nunes memo

    Judge responds to Justice Department over Nunes memo

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    Republicans on the committee have said they believe they've uncovered serious misconduct that needs to be made public. "Yeah, we will" vote to release Democrats' memo , he said, "but it has to go through the same process ". Steele was politically motivated, though the agency did not say it was financed by Democrats, according to two people familiar with the Democratic memo.
  • From a Congressional Memo to the Center of a Political Fight

    From a Congressional Memo to the Center of a Political Fight

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    House Intelligence Committee Chairman, Republican Devin Nunes is the author of the four page memo . In part, Democratic lawmakers suggested that the memo was selectively edited by Republicans to push an agenda of derailing the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
  • Naidu Gets A Call From The Center

    Naidu Gets A Call From The Center

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    One is to try and continue. There was no formal communication about what transpired at the meeting, but some senior TDP leaders said off the record that nearly everyone, including many district unit chiefs, wanted the TDP to end the alliance with the BJP after the Budget "ignored" the state.
  • T20I tri-series: Australia vs New Zealand, 5 talking points

    T20I tri-series: Australia vs New Zealand, 5 talking points

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    The successful run chase capped off a brilliant overall performance from a weakened Australia , who are languishing at No. 7 in the T20 world rankings. Taylor edged Ashton Agar's final delivery to depart for 24 off 35 balls - New Zealand's second-slowest 20-plus score in T20Is - while de Grandhomme clubbed three of the four sixes New Zealand managed, but Taylor rejected any suggestion that the difficulty in clearing the rope was because of the transition from the small grounds in ...
  • Yakuza 6: The Song of Life release delayed to April 17

    Yakuza 6: The Song of Life release delayed to April 17

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    The video, which you can view at the bottom of this article, allows us to take a closer look at the "Clan Creator", one of the many mini-games in Yakuza 6 . Save data from the demo can be transferred to teh full game when it launches. Below is the official tweet where the date of the release was confirmed and the reason behind the delay is also provided.
  • Modi's 'Exam Warriors' aims to de-stress students

    Modi's 'Exam Warriors' aims to de-stress students

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    Modi will also address students on February 16, at Delhi's Talkatora Stadium, the Hindustan Times reported. In his monthly radio talk- " Mann Ki Baat "- Prime Minister Narendra Modi had urged students to celebrate examinations like festivals to reduce stress.
  • Tracking snow Sunday after a cloudy Saturday

    Tracking snow Sunday after a cloudy Saturday

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    After wind chills well below zero Saturday morning, at least wind chills should be able to sneak into the teens by Saturday afternoon. Highs: 30-33 / Winds: SW 10-20 miles per hour. It said another 1 to 3 inches are expected in those areas Monday night. A Winter Weather Advisory (purple-shaded area on the highlighted map) for 3 to 5-inches of snow is in effect later this evening overnight into Sunday for close-in counties around the Lake Michigan shoreline.