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The sanctions imposed on North Korea bans United States citizens from dealing with more than 50 vessels and companies, and one person, located in countries including North Korea, China, Taiwan and Hong Kong. Those sanctions are also heavily restricting North Korean fuel supplies. For now, there are no signs that Ivanka Trump would meet Kim Yong Chol, vice chairman of North Korea's ruling Workers' Party Central Committee, who is to attend the closing ceremony.
  • Militants claim attacks that kill 20 across Afghanistan

    Militants claim attacks that kill 20 across Afghanistan

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    Deputy provincial governor Younus Rasooli said the authorities had sent a fact-finding delegation to Bala Buluk to investigate the assault. According to Najib Danish, the ministry of interior spokesman, the suicide bombing took place in Kabul's Shash Darak area, bordering the Green Zone.
  • Mother and daughter fight off armed robber at liquor store

    Mother and daughter fight off armed robber at liquor store

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    He was in an induced coma at a hospital and expected to survive, Dailymail reported . As he turns to leave, Mrs Lee presses a button locking him inside the store and her mother pulls out a revolver. He was reportedly armed with a shotgun, which he used to demand money from the owner and her daughter. The man managed to grab the mother and that's when the daughter shot him again.
  • Procession for Billy Graham reaches library

    Procession for Billy Graham reaches library

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    The procession is part of more than a week of mourning for "America's Pastor", culminating with his burial next week at his library in Charlotte. "I think he'd say, 'It's not about me". Perhaps, in my next, in another lifetime. A private funeral for Graham will be held on Friday, March 2 in a tent at the library site and he will be buried next to his wife there, DeMoss said.
  • Rick Gates Pleads Guilty And Begins Cooperating With Mueller's Russia Investigation

    Rick Gates Pleads Guilty And Begins Cooperating With Mueller's Russia Investigation

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    Reports late Friday said Mueller filed new charges against Manafort , accusing him of secretly paying former European politicians to lobby on behalf of Ukraine. In a letter to family and friends made public by some United States news outlets, Gates said he had planned to defend himself but had a "change of heart", and was ready to accept "public humiliation" to avoid distressing his children.
  • Indictment shows Russian election meddling real news

    Indictment shows Russian election meddling real news

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    If Trump had paid a former spy to collect dirt on Clinton from Russian officials, Democrats would be shouting that they had the "smoking gun". And that was without counting the 10 to 12 million dollars the Clinton campaign contributed to assembling the outrageous Steele dossier, which Mrs.
  • President Trump hosts students for 'listening session'

    President Trump hosts students for 'listening session'

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    Those teachers should be paid extra money. We must not let them down. A gun-free zone to a killer or somebody that wants to be a killer, that's like going in for the ice cream. That opposition was evident just outside Washington on Thursday. "We will act, we will do something", the President said in a speech to the Conservative Political Action Conference .
  • Winter Olympics Slide Week-to-Week on Thursday

    Winter Olympics Slide Week-to-Week on Thursday

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    This Thursday's coverage of the 2018 Winter Olympics was up compared to this Wednesday in the Nielsen ratings, but down from the previous Thursday. However, for NBC , victory was not on the ice as the ratings for the second Wednesday of the PyeongChang games slide to their second worst result yet.
  • Korean women's curling team beats Japan to advance to finals

    Korean women's curling team beats Japan to advance to finals

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    Some South Koreans believe Kim and Park were trying to humiliate Noh because there was nothing to be gained by crossing first. While the solo sports are wonderful feats of achievement, the team categories can be particularly brilliant, with each country represented by a group of people working together as one tight unit.
  • Arming teachers will only make US school shootings worse

    Arming teachers will only make US school shootings worse

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    In the Thursday meeting, the president suggested offering bonuses to teachers who are trained to carry concealed weapons. The president estimated that 10 per cent to 40 per cent of school employees would be qualified to handle a weapon he offered no data for the claim and said he would devote federal money to training them.
  • Turkey navy forces back Italian drillship: Cyprus

    Turkey navy forces back Italian drillship: Cyprus

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    Turkey , which recognizes the northern Turkish Cypriot government and doesn't have diplomatic relations with the internationally recognized government of Cyprus , claims that part of the Cyprus offshore area is under the jurisdiction of Turkish Cypriots or Turkey .
  • Stokes to return for Eng-NZ ODI

    Stokes to return for Eng-NZ ODI

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    Controversial England all-rounder Ben Stokes is all set to make his global return in the first ODI of the five-match series against New Zealand on February 25. Morgan said that despite winning the 50-overs series in Australia, his side had struggled with the bat and would need to improve in New Zealand conditions.
  • Companies That Have Dropped the NRA and One That Hasn't

    Companies That Have Dropped the NRA and One That Hasn't

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    MetLife, the giant NY life insurer, also said on Friday it has canceled its NRA group-discount programme. "A "gun free" school is a magnet for bad people", our president intoned Friday in a pathetic campaign-style speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference just outside Washington.
  • Delta and United Airlines end NRA discount

    Delta and United Airlines end NRA discount

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    More big names followed suit. Enterprise Holdings - which runs the Enterprise, Alamo and National vehicle rental groups - tweeted Thursday evening to say that the discount deal it had with the NRA will end on March 26. But the streams remain. Of course, this could provide the NRA with more fodder. Trump has also proposed raising the age to buy assault-style rifles from 18 to 21, which is opposed by the NRA.
  • Sussex survivor of Grand Canyon helicopter crash dies

    Sussex survivor of Grand Canyon helicopter crash dies

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    Mohave County Medical Examiner's Office said the three died from multiple injuries. More than £21,000 has been raised for Mr and Mrs Udall who were on their honeymoon at the time, according to a JustGiving crowdfunding webpage. 'Ellie is critical and is continuing to fight. The helicopter crashed in a section of the Grand Canyon outside of the national park where air tours are not as thoroughly regulated.
  • North Korea Will Send High-Level Delegation to Olympics Closing Ceremony

    North Korea Will Send High-Level Delegation to Olympics Closing Ceremony

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    Some 70 lawmakers of the conservative Liberty Korea Party staged a protest outside the presidential Blue House, urging President Moon Jae-in to scrap the visit. The delegation will be led by Kim Yong Chol, head of the North Korean ruling party's United Front Department, and also will include Ri Son Gwon, chairman of Pyongyang's Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Country, the North Korean agency responsible for inter-Korean relations.
  • Red Cross reveals 21 cases of sexual misconduct among staff

    Red Cross reveals 21 cases of sexual misconduct among staff

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    I am deeply saddened to report these numbers. Among the signatories was the chief executive of Plan International UK , which has also admitted six cases of "sexual abuse and exploitation of children", one by a member of staff and five by "associates" of the charity, between July 2016 and June 2017.
  • Congress releases redacted Democratic memo

    Congress releases redacted Democratic memo

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    The memo was released on Saturday with redactions from the White House. The document comes in response to a memo authored by Republican Devin Nunes which claimed that the Federal Bureau of Investigation withheld the partisan nature of a research dossier it used to obtain a surveillance warrant against Carter Page , a former foreign policy advisor to US President Donald Trump during his election campaign.
  • Trump at CPAC: Reactions Range From Applause to Protest

    Trump at CPAC: Reactions Range From Applause to Protest

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    The president went on to say that his administration's actions over the past year have proven his conservative values, despite doubts many Republicans had when he first announced his bid for the presidency. The crowd began to chant their now infamous, " Lock her up! ". U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center February 23, 2018 in National Harbor, MD .
  • Switzerland win gold in inaugural Alpine skiing team event

    Switzerland win gold in inaugural Alpine skiing team event

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    The skiers compete in a series of head-to-head slalom races and if the two teams are tied 2-2, the aggregate time of the four runs determines the victor. Holdener, who won silver in the slalom and bronze in the combined, then took up the Swiss standard to comfortably better Katharina Gallhuber, a bronze medallist in the slalom, by a tenth of a second to put the Swiss 2-1 up.
  • Hertz ends rental vehicle discount program with NRA

    Hertz ends rental vehicle discount program with NRA

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    Companies have scrambled to cut ties with the National Rifle Association over the past couple of days, and the list continued to grow into the weekend. The insurance company MetLife Inc . also discontinued its discount program with the NRA on Friday. None of the companies gave details about why or when they chose to cut ties with the NRA, but the news comes as the hashtag #BoycottNRA has circulated widely on social media.
  • Students Walk Out To Support Stricter Gun Control Laws

    Students Walk Out To Support Stricter Gun Control Laws

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    The resignation came amid a national debate in the United States about how to prevent future school shootings . Fred Abt, father of Parkland shooting survivor Carson Abt, said he had discussed with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos that rather than waiting for first responders to arrive, it would be more efficient to have firearms locked on school campuses.
  • Universities are telling kids it's okay to get suspended for protesting guns

    Universities are telling kids it's okay to get suspended for protesting guns

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    At least 1,500 Austin students walked out of classes Friday to demand stricter gun laws in the second day of local demonstrations this week after the mass shooting at a school in Parkland, Fla., that killed 17 people. It's unclear how universities would define what makes a protest "productive" or whether individual students would be held accountable if they attended a protest that became disruptive or violent through no fault of their own.
  • The Ivanka counter-charm offensive: Bracing for the Winter Olympics end game

    The Ivanka counter-charm offensive: Bracing for the Winter Olympics end game

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    President Donald Trump's daughter and adviser, Ivanka , who is also set to attend Sunday's closer. Trump said she was "very, very excited to attend the 2018 Winter Olympic Games". James Risch, R-Idaho; Gen. Vincent Brooks, commander of U.S. Forces Korea; and Marc Knapper, the U.S. charge d'affaires in Seoul for the past 13 months.
  • Rallies Are Happening Across Canada Calling For Justice For Tina Fontaine

    Rallies Are Happening Across Canada Calling For Justice For Tina Fontaine

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    The cops said if there would have been DNA, and then probably they would've had enough evidence to charge, you know that, for the murder of Tina Fontaine". In the city, Tina spent time on the streets and was being sexually exploited. She was in the care of the child-welfare system in Winnipeg, Manitoba, when she disappeared.
  • Trump turns on Federal Bureau of Investigation amid criticism over mass shooting

    Trump turns on Federal Bureau of Investigation amid criticism over mass shooting

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    There had been reports that the shooter at the Florida high school had been made a person of interest with local authorities, but there had been no real investigation put in place. The FBI admitted that it didn't follow protocol after a caller submitted a tip about Cruz's behavior in January. The Sun-Sentinel reported that Florida's Department of Children and Families (DCF) investigated when Cruz posted a video on the social media network Snapchat showing him cutting his arms in ...
  • Buran, il vento gelido siberiano arriva in Campania

    Buran, il vento gelido siberiano arriva in Campania

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    Frutta secca e olio extra vergine di oliva per la vitamina E. Legumi come fagioli, ceci, piselli, lenticchie, fave secche sono ideali per l'apporto di ferro. Nel XX secolo il buran ha colpito l'Italia almeno otto volte, mentre dal 2000 a oggi gelate dovute al freddo vento proveniente dall'Est sono avvenute nel 2012 e un anno fa.
  • After shooting, Florida to station police officer at every school

    After shooting, Florida to station police officer at every school

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    U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida said a visit to Stoneman Douglas prompted him to change his stance on large capacity magazines. "It's this ideal storm of young people whose authority to speak can not be denied because their friends were just murdered, have control of social media, the ability to speak to mass media, have celebrity support and organisational infrastructure", said Sasha Costanza-Chock, an associate professor of civic media at MIT.
  • Met Office upgrades Wokingham's snow forecast: Yellow alert!

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    Extremely cold with snow showers, these becoming frequent and sometimes heavy through Monday, with no change Tuesday and Wednesday, leading to locally significant accumulations. Tomorrow will see temperatures plummet to lows of -1C in Aberdeen with Glasgow at 0C on Friday. Forecasts relating to the Beast From The East are now firming up and it looks like the borough will be hit by snow across the week.
  • Florida governor calls for changes after shooting

    Florida governor calls for changes after shooting

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    During an impromptu chat with reporters on the South Lawn, President Donald Trump went out of his way to name the Florida sheriff's deputy who did not intervene at the Parkland high school shooting , saying he did a "very poor job". "'And yet, he was never put on the list to be denied the ability to buy a gun, and his guns were never removed from him", he said. Gov. Rick Scott said at a Friday news conference in Tallahassee that he wants to make it "virtually impossible" for a risky ...
  • Kerala mob lynching: 8 charged with murder, Centre seeks report

    Kerala mob lynching: 8 charged with murder, Centre seeks report

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    They accused will be produced in court tomorrow. Chandrika said while an injured Madhu struggled to walk with his injuries, a forest department jeep followed him. According to reports, the mob questioned him for hours and tied his hands and one of them even took a selfie with Madhu before he was thrashed brutally.
  • Florida Governor Raises Age Limit For Gun Purchases From 18 To 21

    Florida Governor Raises Age Limit For Gun Purchases From 18 To 21

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    Feis, an assistant football coach and security guard at the school of 3,200 students on the edge of the Florida Everglades, was among 17 gunned down by a former student who police said returned to the school with an AR 15 assault-style rifle just before dismissal on February 14.
  • Trump announces harsh new sanctions against North Korea

    Trump announces harsh new sanctions against North Korea

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    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the USA has now blacklisted virtually all ships being used by the North. In a statement on Friday, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the U.S. Kim now heads the United Front Department, the North's office responsible for handling inter-Korean affairs. Three months later, the Council unanimously passed an additional resolution, drafted by China and the United States in response to a ballistic missile launch that Pyongyang said was capable of ...
  • Dozens Of Texas School Districts Allow Teachers To Be Armed

    Dozens Of Texas School Districts Allow Teachers To Be Armed

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    A poll released this week by ABC News/Washington post says 42 percent of Americans believe teachers with guns could have prevented the Florida shooting. "It's just a lot to put on a teacher, to me, the money would be much better spent putting metal detectors on all the entrances so they automatically know if somebody's coming in that door with a weapon".
  • Elections for 58 Rajya Sabha seats in 16 states on March 23

    Elections for 58 Rajya Sabha seats in 16 states on March 23

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    The move is significant as it will alter almost one fourth of the Upper House and could possibly change the current House strengths of key political parties, particularly the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Similarly, three members are retiring from Andhra Pradesh, three from Telangana, four from Gujarat, five from Madhya Pradesh, four from Karnataka, three from Odisha, six from Maharashtra, three from Rajasthan, ten from Uttar Pradesh, six from Bihar, five from West Bengal, two from Jharkhand ...
  • Tribal Youth in Kerala Beaten to Death as Onlookers Kept Clicking 'Selfies'

    Tribal Youth in Kerala Beaten to Death as Onlookers Kept Clicking 'Selfies'

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    Kerala finance minister Thomas Isaac said in Malayalam on Facebook: "That people have no hesitation to kill someone who had worn out of starvation, that they were enjoying themselves taking selfies during the act, is a distress signal". When a mobile video of the assault was circulated on social media, the police filed a case against the women. On Wednesday, he stole rice from a store at Kalkkanda.