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The students were on a trip from Houston, Texas. A TOUR bus reportedly carrying more than 50 people has careered off an embankment near the Alabama-Florida state line. Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola received 18 of the patients, according to its website . He said he did not know how many passengers were injured, but said they were "numerous".
  • Eni to sell $934m stake in Egypt's Shorouk concession to Mubadala Petroleum

    Eni to sell $934m stake in Egypt's Shorouk concession to Mubadala Petroleum

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    Italian energy company Eni SpA won rights to pump oil at two blocks off the coast of Abu Dhabi and sold the Middle Eastern crude producer a stake in Egypt's giant Zohr natural gas field, a deal involving combined payments of $1.8 billion. Its portfolio includes the Dolphin Gas Project in the Middle East, enhanced oil recovery operations in Oman along with exploration, development and production in Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam.
  • Tillerson On Trump-Kim Meeting Specifics: 'Remain Patient'

    Tillerson On Trump-Kim Meeting Specifics: 'Remain Patient'

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    South Korean conservatives have had two nightmare scenarios about President Donald Trump: He would embroil their country in a ruinous war with North Korea, or sell out their interests to the North. South Korea's spy chief has met with Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono to brief on the results of his recent meetings with the leaders of the US and North Korea.
  • US Defence Secretary arrives in Afghanistan

    US Defence Secretary arrives in Afghanistan

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    The United States is picking up signs of interest from Taliban elements in exploring the possibility of talks to end the more than 16-year-old war, US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis says. According to an October report by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction of the US Congress, 13 of the total 407 districts in Afghanistan were under Taliban control, while the rebels had a widespread presence in another 41 districts.
  • Brandon Jennings signing with the Bucks

    Brandon Jennings signing with the Bucks

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    Jennings most recently played for the Wisconsin Herd, the Bucks' G League affiliate. If he is able to do so, perhaps his 10-day contract might be extended to a full-year or even garner a hefty extension. Prior to joining the G League's Herd, Jennings spent time playing for the Shanxi Brave Dragons of the Chinese Basketball Association in 2017. He last played in the National Basketball Association as a member of the Washington Wizards last season.
  • UK Sex Gangs Target Around 1000 Children, Ages 11 and Up

    UK Sex Gangs Target Around 1000 Children, Ages 11 and Up

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    Telford's Conservative MP Lucy Allan has demanded a public inquiry and said the findings were " extremely serious and shocking ", the Mirror reported. She was 16 years old. Mr. Mehmood was jailed for murder but was never arrested or charged with any child sex abuse crimes. According to other victims, Lowe's brutal death was used as a warning to other girls.
  • Explosion as Palestinian PM enters Gaza

    Explosion as Palestinian PM enters Gaza

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    Palestinian intelligence chief Majid Faraj was part of the convoy but was not hurt either, the security source said. Hamdallah appeared on television shortly after the explosion as he opened a plant in the territory. "The situation in Gaza requires political processing before being dealt with as a humanitarian case as Washington promotes", said Majdalani, and that the US conference is "part of the liquidation project aiming at detaching the Gaza Strip from the West Bank and eliminating the ...
  • Japan ready to 'fully' back IAEA inspections in North Korea

    Japan ready to 'fully' back IAEA inspections in North Korea

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    Kim is likely to raise the possibility of a peace treaty, along with establishing diplomatic relations and nuclear disarmament, during a meeting with the USA leader, the Dong-A Ilbo newspaper said Monday, citing an unidentified senior official in South Korea's presidential office.
  • "Honour Promises Made During Bifurcation": Chandrababu Naidu Reminds PM Modi

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    The Rajya Sabha was adjourned in the morning amid protests by opposition parties and NDA ally TDP on various issues including the demand for special status for Andhra Pradesh, the Cauvery row, sealing in Delhi and bank fraud. Naidu's close confidante CM Ramesh, who belongs to Rayalaseema region and represents Velama community, has been given one more term to continue as Rajya Sabha member.
  • A Whippet named Tease wins best in show at Crufts

    A Whippet named Tease wins best in show at Crufts

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    This protester was carried off by security guards as crowds applauded his removalHow is Best in Show victor Tease doing after the scare? Intruders disrupted the live broadcast of the Crufts dog show as the top prize was awarded. Ms Short had just proudly stepped up to the podium with her Best In Show victor when the commotion unfolded. The man and woman were quickly chased down and tackled by security before being led away to huge applause from the crowd.
  • No new conditions on North Korea before talks

    No new conditions on North Korea before talks

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    The director had just returned from a meeting in Pyongyang with Kim. "We fully expect that it (the meeting) will (take place)". Very. The US and North Korea have no diplomatic ties and leaders of the two nations have never met. The South Korean leader visited Beijing in December on a trip aimed at thawing tense bilateral relations strained over Seoul's decision to host a U.S.
  • Marana police: Impaired bride crashes on way to her wedding

    Marana police: Impaired bride crashes on way to her wedding

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    Police said one person sustained minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital. Police at the scene saw that the bride showed signs and symptoms of impairment. The bride could not be reached for comment as of press time. Scott used the occasion to issue a warning about staying off the road when impaired, "Till death do we part doesn't need any help", he said on Twitter.
  • Convicted 'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' dies aged 96

    Convicted 'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' dies aged 96

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    The Hannover public prosecutor's office said it had been informed of Groening's death by his lawyer. Groening was found guilty in July 2015 of being an accessory to the murders of 300,000 Jews at the camp and sentenced to four years in prison.
  • Did Kirk Cousins Accidentally Reveal Top Two Teams On Free-Agent List?

    Did Kirk Cousins Accidentally Reveal Top Two Teams On Free-Agent List?

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    Vikings quarterback Case Keenum , the Abilene Wylie graduate, will undergo an extremely important free agency period this upcoming week, where Minnesota will act as the puppeteers for his future. Ultimately, what this signals is that once Cousins makes his choice, it could be a domino effect for the rest of top available quarterbacks. Keep in mind that the Arizona Cardinals ended up 8-8 last season even with starting multiple quarterbacks.
  • Pilot says passenger gear may have interfered with helicopter operation

    Pilot says passenger gear may have interfered with helicopter operation

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    Pilot Richard Vance told officials that a passenger's piece of luggage may have hit the emergency fuel shutoff button, causing the crash, CNN reports . "You should have a harness with all of these devices that requires only a fist bump to detach", Tristani said. Business Insider confirmed that journalist Trevor Cadigan had died in the crash as well.
  • Hillary Clinton's Dream: Republicans Might Primary President Trump in 2020

    Hillary Clinton's Dream: Republicans Might Primary President Trump in 2020

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    And then, pretending to be Donald Trump , "Whatever your problem is, I'm going to solve it". "If you look at the map of the United States, there's all that red in the middle where Trump won", Clinton said . "He ran the first reality TV campaign, and he was the first reality TV candidate". Clinton described what she believed to be the underlying message of Trump's 2016 campaign: "You didn't like black people getting rights, you don't like women, you know, getting jobs", Clinton said.
  • Mizzou returns to NCAA Tournament for first time in 5 seasons

    Mizzou returns to NCAA Tournament for first time in 5 seasons

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    The Georgia Bulldogs upset Mizzou in the first-round of the SEC Tournament in St. Louis Thursday. The Tigers will face Florida State in the first round. The Seminoles are led by junior Terance Mann, who is tops on the team in scoring (13.2 per game) and rebounding (5.7 per game). The senior isn't afraid to shoot, and the Tigers will need to improve their perimeter defense to advance to the second round.
  • Pennsylvania special election too close to call, high stakes for Trump

    Pennsylvania special election too close to call, high stakes for Trump

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    It is the only federal political spending the pro-gun group has reported since the February 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., according to FEC reports. Monmouth University used three different turnout models ahead of Tuesday's special election -and Lamb has the advantage in all three of them. And, in the aftermath of the Parkland shooting, Lamb called for tougher background checks but not stricter gun laws.
  • Video appears to show Iowa Senate leader kissing lobbyist at bar

    Video appears to show Iowa Senate leader kissing lobbyist at bar

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    She declined to comment further, according to the Associated Press. "After discussions with the Republican caucus this afternoon, an election to fill the position of Iowa Senate majority leader will be held on Wednesday". Iowa Senate Majority Leader Bill Dix: a history of sexual misconduct strife .... Senate Minority Leader Janet Petersen , a Des Moines Democrat, released a statement calling the video a 'serious matter '.
  • Dharmendra Pradhan files nomination from Madhya Pradesh for RS poll

    Dharmendra Pradhan files nomination from Madhya Pradesh for RS poll

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    BJP general secretary Saroj Pandey has been fielded from poll-bound Chhattisgarh, while party spokerperson Anil Baluni will file his nominations from Uttarakhand. The previous Rajya Sabha election in Gujarat was the first in two decades that witnessed voting. He had met BJP president Amit Shah in New Delhi last week, when he said he was offered a Rajya Sabha berth.
  • Fearing trade war, European Union warns of protectionism 'dead end'

    Fearing trade war, European Union warns of protectionism 'dead end'

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    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said, "We will continue to engage with all levels of the American administration in the coming days so that they understand that this proposal is unacceptable". But Ms Bishop said the United States has a global program of challenging questionable maritime claims, whereas Australia does not. "I said, 'Good, open up the barriers and get rid of your tariffs, and if you don't do that, we're gonna tax Mercedes-Benz, we're gonna tax BMW'".
  • JUST IN: People's Assembly Suspended

    JUST IN: People's Assembly Suspended

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    President Uhuru Kenyatta with former Prime Minister Raila Odinga when they addressed the media at Harambee House, Nairobi . The People's Assembly steering committee chairman and NASA strategist David Ndii, said the decision was made to provide room to unify and get the country on the right course.
  • DGCA orders grounding of 8 IndiGo, 3 GoAir aircraft over engine issues

    DGCA orders grounding of 8 IndiGo, 3 GoAir aircraft over engine issues

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    We have complied immediately. Pratt & Whitney said it's working closely with customers to minimize disruption and has begun to deliver engines with an "upgraded configuration", Bloomberg said. Earlier in the day, Civil Aviation Secretary R N Choubey had said that an appropriate decision would be taken today. European safety regulator EASA had in February this year released emergency airworthiness directive for A320 neo planes fitted with PW1100 engines having a particular serial number.
  • Buhari expresses concern over attacks in Benue

    Buhari expresses concern over attacks in Benue

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    President General of Mdzough u Tiv, a socio-cultural umbrella body of the Tiv people, Engr. President Buhari had asked Idris to relocate to Benue, shortly after 73 persons were killed in January following clashes between farmers and herdsmen.
  • Governor Brown writes letter to President Trump day before visit to California

    Governor Brown writes letter to President Trump day before visit to California

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    Brown cited Trump's complaints that the nation does not have the same kind of high-speed rail lines as countries like Japan and China. And that's more than just a figure of speech. Bush to the White House, twice. President Trump will arrive in California on Tuesday to look at border wall prototypes and to hold a fundraiser in Los Angeles.
  • Ohio State vs South Dakota State odds and point spread

    Ohio State vs South Dakota State odds and point spread

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    Junior guard C.J. Jackson chips in 12.2 points and a team-best 124 total assists while freshman forward Kaleb Wesson tacks on 10.8 points and 5.2 rebounds per game. Due to the early start of the Big Ten tournament this season, the Buckeyes will have a 12-day gap between games before facing the Summit League-champion Jackrabbits.
  • Colombian elections fuel hope for a peaceful future

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    The National Liberation Army , or ELN , said Monday that it was ready to resume peace talks with the Colombian government, which have been suspended since January 9., prompting Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos to confirm the news and officially announce restarting the negotiations with the leftist rebels.
  • Putin suggests 'Jews' meddled in USA elections

    Putin suggests 'Jews' meddled in USA elections

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    Presidential election, even as American Jewish organizations criticized Putin for his remarks. According to the defence ministry, the missile was launched from a MiG-31 jet that took off from an airfield in south-west Russian Federation on Saturday.
  • House Intelligence Panel Preparing Report on Election Interference

    House Intelligence Panel Preparing Report on Election Interference

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    The CNN correspondent added that Republican committee member Mike Conaway , who took the lead in the probe after committee chair Devin Nunes recused himself a year ago, is expected to make the announcement today. It is expected that the GOP will say there is no collusion while Democrats will say they need more subpoenas. And it increases pressure on the collegial Senate Intelligence Committee to come out with a credible bipartisan report from its own Russian Federation probe.
  • Trump uses antisemitic dogwhistle during Gary Cohn's sendoff

    Trump uses antisemitic dogwhistle during Gary Cohn's sendoff

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    President Trump appreciated the briefing and said he would meet Kim Jong Un by May to achieve permanent denuclearization. OR steelworkers said they are encouraged by the tariffs , which they hope will preserve jobs. The president never formally offered Mr. Cohn the job, those people insisted, but Mr. Trump had discussions with him about whether he would be interested.
  • UK Officials Told That Aramco IPO Unlikely Until 2019 -FT

    UK Officials Told That Aramco IPO Unlikely Until 2019 -FT

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    Apparently, advisers have also struggled to achieve the $2tn valuation sought by Mohammed bin Salman, the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, not least as the company's finances and internal operations have hard for investors to fully scrutinise.
  • Telangana Legislative Council Chairman hit by microphone in assembly

    Telangana Legislative Council Chairman hit by microphone in assembly

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    The headphones have hit Swamy Goud's right eye injuring him. The Congress members were seated on the left of the Governor. His cornea is believed to be partially damaged. Reddy said the government was trying to make him a scapegoat, and threatened that to take the fight to the people, if suspended. He expressed dismay that the Assembly has turned into a platform for "anti-social activities" of the Congress in directing their frustration at the Governor but ending up attacking Mr.
  • EU Dismisses Trump's Car Threats, Vows to 'Stand Up to Bullies'

    EU Dismisses Trump's Car Threats, Vows to 'Stand Up to Bullies'

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    Negotiations between the European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer are to continue next week after first talks failed to defuse the row . Allies have little reason not to push back hard - both to protect their own industries and political base and also because Trump has done little to bolster strong relationships with them.
  • GOP Pours Cash Into Pennsylvania Special Election To Prevent An Upset Defeat

    GOP Pours Cash Into Pennsylvania Special Election To Prevent An Upset Defeat

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    The special election is to replace Republican Rep. Tim Murphy , who resigned a year ago. He said 25% tariffs on steel imports will boost Pennsylvania's economy. A president's endorsement and powers of persuasion can be valuable assets for a congressional candidate. "This is the time to close the deal", Saccone implored to supporters.
  • U.S. warns Syria regime not to use poisonous gas

    U.S. warns Syria regime not to use poisonous gas

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    The UN says more than 1,000 critically ill and wounded people, a lot of them women and children , are in urgent need of medical evacuation from the Eastern Ghouta . Ebrahim blamed Russian Federation and Turkey for what he called "war crimes that are being committed in Afrin". Government forces have reportedly advanced through the rebel-controlled territory east of the Syrian capital of Damascus and captured the town of Mesraba, which lies between the large towns of Douma and Harasta.
  • EU extends sanctions against Russian nationals, companies for six months

    EU extends sanctions against Russian nationals, companies for six months

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    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, meanwhile, expressed confidence that a pending law to set up a new anti-corruption court would be in line both with Ukrainian law and recommendations made by the Commission. Poroshenko said the final "text of the bill will comply with the recommendations of the Venice Commission, Ukrainian legislation and the Constitution".