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Both London and Brussels negotiators agree that it should be relatively straightforward to agree a transition text as part of the withdrawal agreement for the March 23rd European Union summit. "But ... it is absolutely in the same scope of what we have said, of around two years". It is, as a spokesperson has explained to Financial Times, to provide some flexibility between final date proposed by Brussels, December 2020, and British proposal that it should end around March 2021.
  • Foreign Office rejects Indian media reports FATF put Pakistan on 'grey list'

    Foreign Office rejects Indian media reports FATF put Pakistan on 'grey list'

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    Adding that, "Pakistan has serious concerns over the motion moved by USA and United Kingdom at the Financial Action Task Force to put the country on the grey list". "Pakistan, on the other hand, feared that its name in the list of countries deemed "high risk" for doing too little to curb terror financing, would have serious financial effects on the country", the WSJ said.
  • Lucknow Investor Meet : BJP MLA Lokendra Singh dies in road accident

    Lucknow Investor Meet : BJP MLA Lokendra Singh dies in road accident

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    Modi was saddened by the news, and wrote on his twitter , "Anguished by the demise of BJP MLA from Noorpur, Shri Lokendra Singh Ji due to an accident". His service towards society and role in building the BJP in UP will always be emembered. Lokendra Singh was a first time MLA and became a member of the 16th Legislative Assembly of Uttar Pradesh.
  • CM Edappadi K. Palaniswami to lead team to PM on Cauvery

    CM Edappadi K. Palaniswami to lead team to PM on Cauvery

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    The New Indian Express reported that the meeting will take place at the Namakkal Kavignar Maligai at Fort St George in Chennai . On why Karnataka was not pressurised to release water to Tamil Nadu, Rupala, here to inaugurate a three-day global conference on "Emerging Synergires in Agriculture, Food Processing Engineering and Biotechnology", organised at Karunya University, said: "The Central Government will take measures for the benefit of farmers of Tamil Nadu".
  • US gun control: Students urge Trump to 'do the right thing'

    US gun control: Students urge Trump to 'do the right thing'

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    Trump spoke at the end of an emotional meeting at the White House , where students and relatives of the victims of last week's mass shooting gathered to describe their personal anguish and urged U.S. Some have objected to the idea of arming teachers , including a survivor of the Florida shooting. "Anyone who hasn't received the extensive training provided to law enforcement officers will likely be mentally unprepared to take a life, especially the life of a student assailant", it said ...
  • 'No criminal charges' for controversial Polish Holocaust law

    'No criminal charges' for controversial Polish Holocaust law

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    He also called for Israel's ambassador to Poland to be recalled. Poland's chief rabbi has said Polish-Jewish relations are at their worst for 30 years as controversy rages over a new law that critics claim is an attempt to whitewash Polish crimes against Jews during the Second World War.
  • Ivanka Trump, High North Korean Officials to Attend Closing Ceremony

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    Ms. Ivanka will be leading a high-profile American delegation to the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics, being held in Pyeongchang, the White House announced on Wednesday. In comparison, the International Olympic Committee paid roughly $50,000 to for the training and preparation of North Korea's 22 Olympic athletes, or about $2,300 each.
  • Lindsey Vonn leads Olympic women's Alpine combined

    Lindsey Vonn leads Olympic women's Alpine combined

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    She came to Pyeongchang with a lot of external expectation around her as she targeted potentially competing in five different medal events. Both times are combined to determine the victor. Here's what we all can take away from her graceful exit interview. Next, the slalom . She had a 1.21-second lead on Shiffrin, who's one of the best in the world at the discipline.
  • European art scene began with Neanderthals — Science Says

    European art scene began with Neanderthals — Science Says

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    It is one of the main pillars of what makes us human. "The emergence of symbolic material culture represents a fundamental threshold in the evolution of humankind". It appears that Neanderthals did not produce the Sulawesi cave art, but yet another early human group, the Denisovans, might have created it, he said.
  • Police officer dies in clashes ahead of Europa League game

    Police officer dies in clashes ahead of Europa League game

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    There were conflicting reports about what caused his death, with some saying he was taken ill during the confrontations and other reports suggesting he was hit by an object during the fighting. At least five people were arrested after fireworks, flares and glasses were thrown between supporters in Bilbao . Many fans were seen trying to run away from the trouble as fireworks exploded all around.
  • 12-year-old girl arrested after school threats

    12-year-old girl arrested after school threats

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    Schools around the country were closed after facing similar threats: schools in Gilchrist County, Fla. School threats are becoming a daily occurrence. A middle school student in OH shot himself in a bathroom this week and died the next day in the hospital. Two students in Maryland were arrested this week for making a "mass threat" to Leonardtown High School.
  • Video Of Yearbook Of Student Accused Of Being 'Crisis Actor' Goes Viral

    Video Of Yearbook Of Student Accused Of Being 'Crisis Actor' Goes Viral

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    The conspiratorial site responsible for pushing the claim into the mainstream internet was right-wing blogger Jim Hoft's Gateway Pundit . "They are crisis actors , especially David Hogg ". "All of a sudden, these kids are not only suddenly brilliant at incendiary rhetoric, but also incredible graphic designers [and web developers], and some of the best organizational minds in the country-and they just came out of nowhere?" The mother told the news outlet that her husband, Kevin ...
  • NY-22 Rep. Tenney called out for

    NY-22 Rep. Tenney called out for "unhinged" mass shootings remarks

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    And Democrats, who have hopes of seizing the 22nd Congressional District seat from the freshman Republican, have pounced on it. Tenney's opponent this fall, Democrat Anthony Brindisi , is calling on her to apologize for the statement. One of Ms. Tenney's colleagues in the House, Representative Gerry Connolly, a Democrat of Virginia, wrote on Twitter that she "owes America a honest and abject apology".
  • Cinemark Theaters Banning Large Bags for 'Safety and Security'

    Cinemark Theaters Banning Large Bags for 'Safety and Security'

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    There are Cinemark locations in Valley View, Strongsville, Aurora, Macedonia and Cuyahoga Falls. "I'll abide by the policy ". I think it would be safer. "But at the same time, you can't be too careful". However "we aren't going to dig through your bags", Braun said. An exception will be made for bags used to carry medical equipment and diaper bags for customers with small children.
  • More ice, sleet and even snow for Wichita area Wednesday

    More ice, sleet and even snow for Wichita area Wednesday

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    Temperatures will warm back up into the upper 70s this afternoon with another windy day as southerly winds gust upwards of 25 to 30 miles per hour at times. The low will be around 26 with an east northeast wind of 9 to 11 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. Fri: High: 47 Mostly cloudy.
  • 'Polish Holocaust' video removed amid backlash from Jewish community in Krakow

    'Polish Holocaust' video removed amid backlash from Jewish community in Krakow

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    A prominent American Jewish foundation launched a campaign calling on the U.S. to cut all diplomatic ties with Poland over its passing of a controversial bill that criminalizes the use of the term " Polish Holocaust". The official Jewish community of Poland strongly condemned the video and said the response to the new law "cannot be a campaign of hatred". Poles had no role in operating them, but did murder Jews during the Holocaust and collaborated with the Nazis .
  • Land cases sent to CJI as two benches in SC disagree

    Land cases sent to CJI as two benches in SC disagree

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    On 8 February, a three-judge bench of Justice Arun Mishra , Justice Adarsh Goel and Justice MM Shantanagoudar had held that that once the compensation amount for land acquired by a government agency has been unconditionally tendered but the land owner refuses it, this would amount to payment and discharge of obligation on part of the agency.
  • Belgium: Police put Brussels suburb on lock down after murder report

    Belgium: Police put Brussels suburb on lock down after murder report

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    When police arrived at the address they found nothing. In the Forest neighbourhood, located in southern suburb of Brussels, a cluster of buildings were reportedly cordoned off the search for the gunman. Earlier in the day, Forest Mayor Marc-Jean Ghyssels confirmed the police operation, broadcaster RTL reported. The area was sealed off at around 1230 local time (1130 GMT) and people were warned to stay in their homes.
  • UNICEF chief resigns amid claims of inappropriate behaviour

    UNICEF chief resigns amid claims of inappropriate behaviour

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    Forsyth said he had "apologised unreservedly" to the three workers. With heavy heart, I am today tendering my resignation to UNICEF as Deputy Executive Director. Two organisations I truly love and cherish. In a statement Tuesday, the worldwide charity said Forsyth was twice subject to investigation after complaints from three women.