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The FATF meeting in Paris on Tuesday has deferred voting for three months and asked APG for another report to be considered in June. Pakistani foreign minister Khawaja Asif attends a meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Moscow, Russia February 20, 2018.
  • South Korea Targets US Trade Remedies in New WTO Dispute

    South Korea Targets US Trade Remedies in New WTO Dispute

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    Last week, the United States automaker announced it would shut down a factory in Gunsan, southwest of Seoul, and said it was mulling the fate of its three remaining plants in South Korea. He also ordered officials to point out the unfairness of the US safeguards against South Korean products in negotiations with the US, and to revise the S Korea-US free trade pact.
  • NCP candidates killing: death toll 4, probe on

    NCP candidates killing: death toll 4, probe on

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    Smriti Irani had visited Meghalaya to campaign for his party ahead of the forthcoming assembly elections in the state. The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will be in northeast from Monday to participate in election campaign for BJP in poll-bound Meghalaya and Nagaland.
  • Magnetic Maharashtra Summit: New investments and unfulfi lled promises

    Magnetic Maharashtra Summit: New investments and unfulfi lled promises

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    Talking about budget reforms, he said, his government's budget is not limited to outlay and output, but the focus is on the outcome. Showering praise on Maharashtra, the PM hailed the Fadnavis government's resolve to become a trillion dollar economy and said it will be the first state in the country to make it, with its emphasis on a number of development initiatives.
  • South Africa's Ramaphosa wants Marikana massacre 'atonement' role

    South Africa's Ramaphosa wants Marikana massacre 'atonement' role

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    But Malema responded on Monday and said Ramaphosa's statement of intent did not capture the headlines because the media , and the public, "knew he was bluffing". He said it should be done in a way that improves food security and agricultural output. United Democratic Movement leader Bantu Holomisa lauded Ramaphosa's speech, saying it "restored hope and put South Africa on the right track for the restoration of our dignity".
  • Authorities searching for missing 5-year-old boy in Kansas

    Authorities searching for missing 5-year-old boy in Kansas

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    The Kansas Department for Children and Families, of which Child Protective Services is a part, said it couldn't share any information on its cases either but expressed worry for Lucas. Wichita Police, Sedgwick County Sheriff's Deputies, and FBI Child Abduction Rapid Deployment (CARD) Team agents are working together to try to find Lucas.
  • I'm Muslim and wish to remain one: Hadiya tells SC

    I'm Muslim and wish to remain one: Hadiya tells SC

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    She also stated that she wanted to remain as the wife of Shafin Jahan, the Muslim man who married her. Hadiya has also refuted allegations made against her as to connections with ISIS and her not being mentally sound, terming them as "baseless" and a propaganda against her and had requested court to compensate her proportionately for agonies she suffered because of such false propaganda.
  • Entering politics only because ruling AIADMK is bad: Kamal Haasan

    Entering politics only because ruling AIADMK is bad: Kamal Haasan

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    On Tuesday, Haasan said, "I am entering politics only because the ruling AIADMK party is bad, that is why I am not meeting any of them". I was happy when I learnt that there are a large number of honest people in this country who feel strongly against communalism, but only a few people have the courage to stick their neck out.
  • How President Trump's Health Proposal Differs From Obamacare

    How President Trump's Health Proposal Differs From Obamacare

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    The Trump administration is expanding what's called short-term limited-duration insurance. The proposed rule, in addition to reversing the Obama-era provisions, goes one step further in seeking comment on whether these "short-term limited-duration plans" should also be renewable.
  • Russian curler fails doping test days after winning bronze medal

    Russian curler fails doping test days after winning bronze medal

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    Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova, a five-time Grand Slam victor and former world number one, was banned for 15 months after testing positive for meldonium in early 2016. Eastern European scientists have promoted meldonium's health benefits, saying it increases blood flow. "We don't divide them into gold, silver, bronze.
  • Petition started to get school shooting victim military burial

    Petition started to get school shooting victim military burial

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    The Army said it is now going through a review process to award additional medals for other JROTC cadets. Her family received her medal from the Army during her service. A spokesperson for the Army told the Daily Beast Tuesday that the Medal of Heroism was given to the family of 14-year-old cadet Alaina Petty at a memorial service on Monday.
  • DUP may call for direct rule in House of Commons debate

    DUP may call for direct rule in House of Commons debate

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    Ms Bradley said the British government will not shirk its responsibilities. The Dup says it can not agree to a dedicated Irish language act, while Sinn Fein says that a return to direct rule from Westminster is not a possibility. As republicans sat down for talks with the Irish government on the Stormont power-sharing crisis, Arlene Foster , the DUP leader, was calling on Downing Street to start taking big spending decisions.
  • Civilians Injured In Pak Firing At Jammu And Kashmir's Uri Sector

    Civilians Injured In Pak Firing At Jammu And Kashmir's Uri Sector

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    However, there was no report of casualty in the cross-border firing, the official said, adding that Indian troops also fired in retaliation. Defence experts say that Pakistan's Special Services Group (SSG) forms the core of the BAT, besides, dreaded terrorists from Lashkar-e-Toiba, Hizbul Mujahideen and Jaish-e-Mohammad outfits, for trans-LoC action up to a depth of one to three kilometre.
  • Militant attack outside IAF station foiled in J&K

    Militant attack outside IAF station foiled in J&K

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    Militants attacked a vehicle of Defence Security Corps (DSC) outside the Air Force station in south Kashmir district of Pulwama on Tuesday evening, Army sources said here. The armed men opened fire upon guards at the Air Force Station. The person, the spokesman said, was not wearing foot wears and was without proper winter clothing and has no identity card.
  • 3rd-graders selling raffle tickets for AR-15

    3rd-graders selling raffle tickets for AR-15

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    Mr Patterson could have chosen a different item for the fundraiser after the mass school shooting but made a decision to "turn into a positive thing" after "getting all the hate" for the original idea. The AR-15 was donated by Black Rain Ordinance Inc., and tickets cost $5 apiece. "Gun raffles have been going on for years", Patterson wrote in a comment on Facebook .
  • Poland logging unlawful — European Union court advisor

    Poland logging unlawful — European Union court advisor

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    Logging quotas to 2021 had already been reached and in one part of the forest an expanded quota declared illegal by the European Commission , had been more than half fulfilled despite an injunction, official forestry data shows. "We hope that [Environment] Minister [Henryk] Kowalczyk.will put an end to the destructive policy of his predecessor and grant the whole of Bialowieza Forest national park status".
  • LeBron says he 'will definitely not shut up and dribble'

    LeBron says he 'will definitely not shut up and dribble'

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    The podcast's host, Cari Champion, asked the two players how they would describe the current climate for politically-engaged athletes . "I think everyone in the US has rights to express themselves". Political commentator Laura Ingraham criticized the three-time National Basketball Association champion for his recent comments about social issues, suggesting he should " shut up and dribble ".
  • Students demand compensation for missed lectures ahead of staff strike

    Students demand compensation for missed lectures ahead of staff strike

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    An unprecedented level of strikes over proposed changes to lecturers' pensions will hit 61 United Kingdom universities this week - and more than a million students could be affected by 14 days of action. During last year's consultation on the future funding of USS, we held an open meeting with our staff to help inform the response the Council of the University of Essex would make to the consultation on the future of the pension scheme.