• Massive natural disaster hits Papua New Guinea

    Massive natural disaster hits Papua New Guinea

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    Pacific Tsunami Alarm Center (PTWC) said in a statement. About a half an hour later a second natural disaster with a magnitude of 5.5 in the same area with a depth of 39 kilometres. No tsunami watches or warnings were issued from the quake, and there were no immediate reports of injuries. He says there is no tsunami danger. The impact should be relatively localised, USGS said.
  • Olympian Lauren Gibbs of Denver lets Ivanka Trump try on silver medal

    Olympian Lauren Gibbs of Denver lets Ivanka Trump try on silver medal

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    Now the closing ceremony is approaching and it's getting political already. The skier said that he was "so proud" of everyone there because they "worked so hard to make it to the Olympics ". Team USA bobsledder and silver medalist Lauren Gibbs asked Trump, who was dispatched to South Korea by her father to lead the US delegation to Sunday's closing of the Winter Games, if she wanted to see what if felt like to carry the marker of one the top sledders in the world.
  • UN Security Council Calls For Syria Ceasefire

    UN Security Council Calls For Syria Ceasefire

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    Ambassador Olof Skoog told the council just before the vote. More than 500 people, including more than 120 children, have been killed in seven days of relentless airstrikes in Eastern Ghouta, which UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres described as "hell on earth".
  • Major incident declared after explosion in Leicester, UK

    Major incident declared after explosion in Leicester, UK

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    Six fire engines were at the scene, Leicestershire Police said. British police responded to a "major incident" in Leicester, England, after an explosion caused a building to collapse along a busy thoroughfare. There were no immediate indications that the explosion was linked to terrorism, broadcaster Sky News reported , citing unidentified sources. The city's fire and rescue squad said it received a call "after reports of a large explosion and a building collapse", Reuters reported .
  • Sridevi's body to reach India only on Monday

    Sridevi's body to reach India only on Monday

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    She was one of the few female actors in the Hindi film industry who earned her stardom on her own merits. Kamal Haasan, her co-star from " Sadma " - one of her most evocative performances - said: "Have witnessed Sridevi's life from an adolescent teenager to the magnificent lady she became".
  • Arsenal's Arsene Wenger vows to attack Manchester City in League Cup final

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    Pep Guardiola won the first league meeting between both managers this season, as his side emerged 3-1 winners at the Etihad Stadium . The season is by no means lost - it's teetering on the brink, but it's not gone yet. While it's true that Arsenal had effectively already won their Europa League tie after a 3-0 victory in the first-leg, Arsene Wenger picked a sufficiently strong side for there to be no excuse for such a limp, uninspired performance.
  • 'The Simpsons' Predicted a US Curling Gold Medal Over Sweden in 2010

    'The Simpsons' Predicted a US Curling Gold Medal Over Sweden in 2010

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    Sweden added to its Turin and Vancouver golds and Sochi silver to become the most successful women's curling team since the sport became part of the Olympic program at the 1998 Nagano Games. Kim shook hands to concede defeat, then took off her iconic owlish glasses and wiped tears away from her eyes. Kim said she could feel the excitement build.
  • BJP has no

    BJP has no "record of delivery"-Shashi Tharoor in Meghalaya"

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    Prior to the elections, the Congress had launched a campaign branding the BJP as a party that would impose Hindutva on Christians if it comes to power in Meghalaya. Sangma, BJP candidate for the South Tura seat, said. "This is a government with no tangible achievements". Claiming that the NDA Government has only renamed schemes initiated by the UPA Government, Tharoor said, "What they have done is they have become a name changing government but a not a game changing government".
  • VIrat and Dhoni - OUT, New Team India is ready for Nidahas Trophy

    VIrat and Dhoni - OUT, New Team India is ready for Nidahas Trophy

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    Stars pacers Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav and Jasprit Bumrah have also been rested. The Karnataka batsman made headlines after his sensational triple century against England in 2016. India also recalled Mohammed Siraj to their outfit, having ignored him for the South Africa T20Is following two disappointing displays against New Zealand and Sri Lanka late previous year.
  • Labour Brexit chief says party wants new customs union with EU

    Labour Brexit chief says party wants new customs union with EU

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    He told BBC One's Andrew Marr Show that the Labour frontbench was "unanimous" in its support for the party's policy ahead of Jeremy Corbyn giving a keynote speech on Brexit tomorrow. She has cross-party support for her plan to mandate the United Kingdom to form a customs union with Brussels after Brexit, with only around seven Tories needing to rebel for the move to be made law, tying the Government's hands.
  • 1 dead in double stabbing at MA library

    1 dead in double stabbing at MA library

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    According to police she was stabbed multiple times in the head and upper torso area, the Boston Globe reported. The bleeding woman staggered toward the door, and several patrons came to her aid, including a 77-year-old man who was stabbed in the arm before other patrons could subdue the attacker.
  • Officer at Stoneman Didn't Enter School During Shooting

    Officer at Stoneman Didn't Enter School During Shooting

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    Of the 17 people who lost their lives, 14 were students and 3 were teachers. According to Israel, video evidence suggested that Peterson remained outside for four minutes. An image of Peterson is seen below from 2015. Trump , however, reiterated his suggestion that the government should permit teachers and guards to have concealed carry permits in schools.
  • PSL: Junaid bags hat trick as Multan Sultans record second win

    PSL: Junaid bags hat trick as Multan Sultans record second win

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    Both the teams lost their respective opening matches of the tournament, with the Qalandars losing to Multan Sultans and the Gladiators suffering defeat at the hands of Karachi Kings . 'What I would like the new players to be able to do are two things that will get them to play for Pakistan. Big names in cricket from around world are ready to show their skills with the bat and ball in Dubai and Sharjah grounds.
  • White House shelves tentative plan for Mexican leader visit

    White House shelves tentative plan for Mexican leader visit

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    A group of men, women and children from Central America were picked up after crossing the Rio Grande into Texas, seeking political asylum in the United States. According to the daily, officials from both countries confirmed that Pena Nieto's "desire to avoid public embarrassment and Trump's unwillingness to provide that assurance, proved to be the dealbreaker".
  • Dapchi attack: FG says 110 girls missing

    Dapchi attack: FG says 110 girls missing

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    The parents of some schoolgirls say 105 students remain unaccounted for. The governor, who is also the Chairman of Northern governors forum, said both attacks were struck when least expected. The military is yet to release any official statement on the Dapchi attack, but told newsmen last week it was not aware any of the girls had been rescued contrary to a claim by the state government which was later withdrawn.
  • Nita Ambani presents Alpine Skiing medals at Winter Olympics

    Nita Ambani presents Alpine Skiing medals at Winter Olympics

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    Also advancing are top-seeded Austria, Sweden, Norway, Italy, France, Germany and Switzerland. Holdener, who had already won slalom silver and combined bronze, Denise Feierabend, Daniel Yule and men's slalom runner-up Ramon Zenhaeusern held their nerve after the two Austrian men failed to finish the mixed-sex final.
  • Students plan Denver march focused on school safety

    Students plan Denver march focused on school safety

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    On Saturday, both Delta and United said Saturday they will no longer offer discounted fares to NRA members to attend their annual meetings, and both have asked the gun rights group to remove any references to their companies from the NRA website.
  • Turkey presses Czech authorities to extradite detained Kurdish leader

    Turkey presses Czech authorities to extradite detained Kurdish leader

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    Czech police say that have arrested and placed in detention a 67-year-old foreigner at the request of Turkey's Interpol. Turkey views him as a terrorist and had offered $1 million (£715,000) for his arrest. Muslim still holds huge sway over the PYD even after his resignation from the party's leadership. Ankara sees the PYD as an extension of the outlawed Kurdish PKK, which has waged a three-decade insurgency on Turkish soil.