• Bomb blast kills 2 policemen in Egypt's Sinai

    Bomb blast kills 2 policemen in Egypt's Sinai

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    For more than two years, unmarked Israeli drones, helicopters and jets have carried out a covert air campaign, conducting more than 100 airstrikes inside Egypt, frequently a couple of times a week - all with the approval of President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi.
  • Koreas' combined women's hockey team debuts in friendly

    Koreas' combined women's hockey team debuts in friendly

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    The wife of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Ri Sol Ju, was part of a cheering group that visited in 2005 during the Asian Athletics Championships in Incheon. "I think North Korea's participation will send out a very strong message of bringing peace through sport". Pyongyang continued the heated war of words between the two nations on Sunday, claiming its nuclear capabilities would "deter Trump and his lackeys from showing off on the Korean peninsula".
  • Two dead and 50 injured in SC train crash

    Two dead and 50 injured in SC train crash

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    At least two people are dead and more than 100 injured after a passenger train slammed into a freight train in the U.S. state of SC. Amtrak said the train carrying 139 passengers and eight crew was travelling between NY and Miami when it hit the other train, operated by CSX, and derailed near Columbia on Sunday morning.
  • Done enough in the past for middle class: Arun Jaitley

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    Rs 21.57 lakh crore transferred in the form of net GST against the predicted Rs 21.47 lakh. This year's Budget brought relief to MSMEs by bringing down the corporate tax rate to 25% for companies with revenue of up to Rs 250 crore. The result is an expansionist budget that sees India missing its fiscal deficit target for the first time since this government came to power in 2014.
  • Rajnath flays Pakistan, asserts Kashmir integral part of India

    Rajnath flays Pakistan, asserts Kashmir integral part of India

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    Underlining the fact that CPI (M) did not take any action in connection with the murder of the scribe, the Home Minister said, "There should be CBI investigation in the murder of journalists in Tripura". Shantanu Bhowmick (28), a journalist of local TV channel "Din Rat", and Sudip Datta Bhaumick (50) of "Syandan Patrika", were killed in a span of two months in the second half of previous year.
  • Greece Braces For 'Majestic' Protest Over Macedonia Dispute

    Greece Braces For 'Majestic' Protest Over Macedonia Dispute

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    Toskas says other government ministries also got threatening letters, but he didn't elaborate. The dispute broke out after Macedonia, for decades a part of the former Yugoslavia, gained independence in 1991. "Using the name Macedonia as a vehicle and twisting historical events to a ridiculous extent, they actually seek to expand their borders at the expense of ours", Theodorakis said.
  • Major fire at Madurai's Meenakshi Amman temple complex

    Major fire at Madurai's Meenakshi Amman temple complex

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    Panneerselvam also said that shops in the temple would be vacated after government received a report about the fire. Accordingly the District Collector Veera Raghava Rao, who was at the temple told reporters that there was no need for panic, and devotees could offer worship as usual.
  • Sorry, America, the Patriots are going to win Super Bowl 52

    Sorry, America, the Patriots are going to win Super Bowl 52

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    So we're probably going to watch Super Bowl LII on Sunday afternoon. Injured Patriots teammate Julian Edelman accepted the award on Brady's behalf at the NFL Honors ceremony in Minneapolis. But, Belichick and the Patriots defense will throw plenty of different looks his way, making similar success unlikely. The Patriots rank near the bottom of the National Football League in pass defence and are prone to allowing chunks of yardage through the air, but Butler's presence could be ...
  • S. African president faces top ruling party officials

    S. African president faces top ruling party officials

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    They also tried to have have a motion of no confidence in Zuma debated before the address. There is mounting pressure from inside and outside the ANC for Zuma to be removed. ANC leaders have been considering terms of an early exit for Zuma but were previously uncomfortable with the idea of an opposition-sponsored vote of no confidence that would embarrass the ruling party.
  • Climate-change skeptic from Texas won't head up environmental agency

    Climate-change skeptic from Texas won't head up environmental agency

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    When Oregon Democrat Jeff Merkley pressed her on her past comments at the confirmation hearing, Hartnett White responded, "I believe those words, senator, with all due respect, have been taken out of context". As a result of the cool response, the White as reportedly made a decision to withdraw White's nomination. White also worked at the Texas Public Policy Foundation, a right-leaning think tank where she was a senior fellow.
  • Strikes controversy for lip kissing son

    Strikes controversy for lip kissing son

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    It's the lingering smooch from a star quarterback that has divided social media and sparked debate over whether it's ok to kiss your children on the lips. On Sunday, Brady will lead the patriots at Super Bowl LII against the Philadelphia Eagles in search for his sixth championship title. Immediately after kissing Brady, he keeps discussing his fantasy team with the National Football League star's masseuse and wipes his mouth with his shirt.
  • PLO could withdraw recognition of Israel

    PLO could withdraw recognition of Israel

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    Since US President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital and initiated the relocation of the US Embassy in Tel Aviv to the city, Abbas has said the Palestinians will no longer work with an American-dominated peace process, and called for the establishment of a multilateral mechanism to replace it.
  • North Korea slams Trump's State of the Union address

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    U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Policy, Joseph Yuosang Yun, said Friday that Washington was willing to commence dialogue with North Korea over denuclearization. While on a National Security Council conference call with other U.S. officials, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis were reportedly heard expressing concern about what was described as signals that meetings scheduled by the council to discuss options for North Korea showed the effort was ...
  • Snow warning: Met Office issues yellow alert for Yorkshire

    Snow warning: Met Office issues yellow alert for Yorkshire

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    The Met Office is predicting the coldest week of the winter could be on its way. Daytime temperatures are expected to rise no higher than 5°C on Monday and Tuesday and 4°C on Wednesday. She said: "Cold weather is challenging for many older people, particularly if they are coping with ill health or living in housing that costs a lot to heat".
  • 'No road left' on North Korea issue, Trump says

    'No road left' on North Korea issue, Trump says

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    Dreams of easing tensions and reunifying with the North one day are also more acutely felt here than anywhere else in South Korea . Reading between the lines, one likely motivation for the heightened verbal campaign is to tell Washington it will not let down its guard during the games.
  • Super Fan: 81-year-old has attended every Super Bowl

    Super Fan: 81-year-old has attended every Super Bowl

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    Georgia senators unanimously passed a resolution Thursday denouncing the National Football League for allowing players to kneel but not letting a veterans group advertise in the printed game program for the Super Bowl. "I've been laughed at and kind of ridiculed. "You can't have a field goal be your favorite play", he said. Crisman's crew at the Super Bowl included Jacobson and Pittsburgh Steelers fan Tom Henschel and Green Bay Packers fan Bob Cook, who also had attended every game.
  • Kerala actor sexually harassed on practice

    Kerala actor sexually harassed on practice

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    Railway police said actress Sanusha complained that a man who was travelling on the berth next to her had tried to harass her in the early hours. What was disheartening was to learn that none of her co-passengers, except two men, reacted to the incident or supported her during the ordeal.