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A police statement said the detainees, aged 15-67, are suspected of "noticing what was happening but did not act to prevent or minimize the injury of the slain civilian". According to Israel's Shin Bet security agency, Fadel had received a permit to look for work and had spoken to several vendors in the Muslim Quarter before carrying out the attack.
  • Russian Federation orders Telegram to hand over users' encryption keys

    Russian Federation orders Telegram to hand over users' encryption keys

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    On Tuesday, Judge Alla Nazarova rejected calls from Telegram to prevent security officials from collecting and analysing user data. " Telegram will stand for freedom and privacy", he wrote. "We still believe that the FSB order violates civil rights". The FSB claims that encryption keys can not be considered private under the Russian constitution.
  • North Carolina student walked out of school alone

    North Carolina student walked out of school alone

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    Some even marched to the courthouse carrying signs. The walkout was held to "demand Congress pass legislation to keep us safe from gun violence at our schools, on our streets and in our homes and places of worship", according to its website.
  • Spring 2018: What is the March Spring Equinox? How does it work?

    Spring 2018: What is the March Spring Equinox? How does it work?

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    They are key dates in the journey of the Earth around the Sun. The season, a.k.a. the spring equinox or vernal equinox , will officially start in the Northern Hemisphere on March 20 at 12:15 p.m. The opposite occurs in the southern hemisphere, where daylight continues to grow shorter. The length of day and night will be approximately equal all over the world today, said Qatar Calendar House (QCH).
  • Nidahas Trophy | Bangladesh are slowly gaining confidence in T20s, believes Mushfiqur Rahim

    Nidahas Trophy | Bangladesh are slowly gaining confidence in T20s, believes Mushfiqur Rahim

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    In the end, India beat Bangladesh by 4 wickets and clinched 2018 Nidahas Trophy . Needing 34 runs in the last two overs, India knocked off 22 off Rubel to bring the equation down to 12 off six balls. "I think it is a gain that we now have some confidence in T20s, like we have found in Tests and ODIs". Friday's incidents were disappointing as you don't want to see such player behaviour during any level of cricket.
  • California Pregnancy Center Abortion Info Law Heads To US Supreme Court

    California Pregnancy Center Abortion Info Law Heads To US Supreme Court

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    Abortion rights advocates say the roughly 2,700 US anti-abortion pregnancy centers, including around 200 in California, far outnumber facilities providing abortions. Activists plan to hold a prayer vigil and a public witness in front of the Supreme Court on the eve of arguments in NIFLA v Becerra . The two local laws take a slightly different approach from the state law: while the FACT Act requires certain disclosures, the San Francisco and Oakland laws ban misleading and false advertising ...
  • Saudi women need not wear abaya: Crown Prince

    Saudi women need not wear abaya: Crown Prince

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    The powerful prince, considered the heir apparent to the Saudi throne, is expected to meet with officials from Lockheed Martin Corp., Boeing Co. and the Walt Disney Co. The Senate is considering a resolution to end USA military aid to Saudi for the Yemen conflict, including mid-air refueling for Saudi and UAE warplanes that are conducting air strikes in Yemen.
  • Bangla plane crash: Bodies of 23 Bangladeshis flown back home

    Bangla plane crash: Bodies of 23 Bangladeshis flown back home

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    Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina ordered national flags be flown at half-staff at all government buildings at home and at embassies across the world, while special prayers are planned for Friday at mosques across the country during weekly prayers.
  • Investigations into collision of two container ships at Karachi port ordered

    Investigations into collision of two container ships at Karachi port ordered

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    No one was injured in Monday's incident at South Asia Pakistan Terminals (SAPT), a subsidiary of Hutchison Port Holdings of Hong Kong commissioned a year ago, and port operations were not suspended, the terminal operator said. The KPT's pilots are said to be aware of deep sea routes and they tug the ships to the port. According to the Geo TV, the sunken containers transported luxury cars and goods of high economic value, even the video spread through social networks shows some reefer units ...
  • Maryland high school on lockdown following shooting

    Maryland high school on lockdown following shooting

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    Police are also asking that parents not go to the school and instead pick them up at another auditorium nearby. While the sheriff's office is on the scene and the event is contained, the school is still in lockdown. Mary's County, and it was not clear whether there were injuries. Parents please DO NOT respond to the school. Federal agents from the bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms are going to the scene, their agency tweeted .
  • China says resolutely opposed to new U.S. law on ties with Taiwan

    China says resolutely opposed to new U.S. law on ties with Taiwan

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    The Washington Free Beacon reported last October that newly discovered internal military documents have revealed that China intends to invade Taiwan by force before 2020. The views expressed in the report are likely to mirror those of China's power brokers, since its connections to the government. "There was no reason why we could not simply change them", he said, adding that with "quiet support" from Washington, he raised the USA flag over the AIT for the first time since 1979, when the ...
  • Republicans to Trump: Back off Mueller

    Republicans to Trump: Back off Mueller

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    Trump blistered Mueller and his investigation all weekend on Twitter and started in again on Monday, questioning the probe's legitimacy with language no recent president has used for a federal inquiry. Former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe . "This president is engaged in desperate and reckless conduct to intimidate his law enforcement agencies of this country and to try and stop the special counsel".
  • Vladimir Putin wins fourth term as Russian President

    Vladimir Putin wins fourth term as Russian President

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    It means Putin will rule until 2024, when he will be 71 and obliged by law to step down. Opposition leader Alexey Navalny said data compiled by his observers at polling stations showed that the official turnout of 67.5 per cent was inflated by 10 percentage points.
  • Haley Calls for Swift Response to Russian Nerve Agent Attack

    Haley Calls for Swift Response to Russian Nerve Agent Attack

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    Both are in critical yet stable condition. "They have treated the use of a military-grade nerve agent in Europe with sarcasm, contempt and defiance", May said, referring to the Russians. According to CNN , the two are critically ill in the hospital after their exposure to the agent, known as Novichok and developed in Russian Federation.
  • Santa Barbara County officials issue mandatory evacuations

    Santa Barbara County officials issue mandatory evacuations

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    They call for residents in "extreme risk" and "high risk" areas - the red, yellow and grey zones on the Debris Flow Risk Map that can be accessed at www.readysbc.org - near the Thomas, Sherpa and Whittier burn areas to be out of the evacuation areas by noon Tuesday.
  • Canada's Kia Nurse helps UConn shut down Quinnipiac — March Madness

    Canada's Kia Nurse helps UConn shut down Quinnipiac — March Madness

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    Fabbri had players who were originally recruited to play against the likes of Stonehill, American International and Merrimack. On Sunday, Auriemma referenced that '91 team again when asked about Quinnipiac. They get the most out of each possession and they don't waste possessions. Someone got the idea to play UConn, and the call was made. "I remember having a team like that back in the day".
  • Stalin urges TN govt. to stop Ram Rajya Rath Yatra

    Stalin urges TN govt. to stop Ram Rajya Rath Yatra

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    Chennai: Protests erupted across the state and leaders of political parties and other organisations were arrested on Tuesday as the Ram Rajya rath yatra organized by the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) entered Tirunelveli district in Tamil Nadu.
  • Another Periyar statue beheaded in Tamil Nadu; this time in Pudukkottai

    Another Periyar statue beheaded in Tamil Nadu; this time in Pudukkottai

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    A case has been registered and the investigation is underway. In the recent incident of statue defacing and vandalism, a statue of Periyar - also known as Erode Venkata Ramasamy - was damaged in Tamil Nadu's Pudukkottai . Periyar was a social activist and a politician who started the Self-Respect Movement and Dravidar Kazhagam. Unidentified persons cut off the head of the statue using a chisel and placed it near the roundtana, police said.
  • Moin Khan slams foreign players refusing to travel to Pakistan for PSL

    Moin Khan slams foreign players refusing to travel to Pakistan for PSL

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    Amongst all such players is Chris Green who, in a recently-uploaded video on Twitter, said that he is excited to visit Pakistan and can not wait to play here for the first time. Their absence upset the Quetta team balance and gave a clear edge to their final opponents, Peshawar Zalmi whose foreign stars played in Lahore. Russell had returned to competitive cricket at the PSL after completing a year-long ban in January for a doping violation.
  • Trump tariff package would impose $60 billion in levies on China annually

    Trump tariff package would impose $60 billion in levies on China annually

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    According to one source, the tariffs may be subject to a public comment period, which would delay their effective date and allow industry groups and companies to lodge objections, the report said. "We.support an effort to address China's discriminatory practices". Most U.S. businesses agree with the Trump administration's criticisms of China.
  • Putin set to win election after 70% of ballots counted

    Putin set to win election after 70% of ballots counted

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    The 65-year-old former KGB officer has sought to use the campaign to emphasize Russia's role as a major world power, boasting of its "invincible" new nuclear weapons in a pre-election speech. Putin has thus set two records in the history of Russian elections after winning the vote by the largest margin of victory with the biggest number of ballots cast in his favor.
  • The Pennsylvania race is a toss-up. But the narrative is a lock

    The Pennsylvania race is a toss-up. But the narrative is a lock

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    Meanwhile, Republicans have found themselves unable to replicate the exuberance that propelled Trump to the White House in 2016, let alone the off-year elections during the presidency of Barack Obama. "Lamb basically ran as a Republican", D. Raja, treasurer of the Pennsylvania Republican Party, said earlier this week on Fox News. "He has Democratic positions up and down the list, but they're positions that reflect the will of his district".
  • Shami - Jahan controversy: Hasin responds to Alishba's clarifications

    Shami - Jahan controversy: Hasin responds to Alishba's clarifications

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    She further said that she had been in contact with the Indian bowler since Pakistan's victory in the Champions' Trophy a year ago. As any fan that has idolised a celebrity, they always dream of meeting their idol. The Kolkata police sleuths also questioned some family members of the cricketer's ancestral home at Amroha in UP to ascertain specifically whether any attempt was made to rape Hasin Jahan there.
  • Eagles' Poland Camp: Iwobi, Aina, Ekong, 3 others are early birds

    Eagles' Poland Camp: Iwobi, Aina, Ekong, 3 others are early birds

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    Team Administrator, Dayo Enebi Achor confirmed yesterday that the Eagles would be staying at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Wroclaw. The invited midfielders are Mikel John Obi, Ogenyi Onazi , Wilfred Ndidi, Oghenekaro Etebo , John Ogu , Uche Agbo, Joel Obi; while Ahmed Musa, Kelechi Iheanacho, Moses Simon , Victor Moses, Odion Ighalo, Alex Iwobi , Junior Ajayi and Gabriel Okechukwu are the invited forwards .
  • Duterte urges countries to withdraw from 'rude' ICC

    Duterte urges countries to withdraw from 'rude' ICC

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    The move angered Duterte, who announced last Wednesday that he was withdrawing the Philippine ratification of the Rome Statute "effective immediately", citing "a concerted effort" by ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda and United Nations human rights officials "to paint me as a ruthless and heartless violator of human rights".
  • 1 injured during explosion at San Antonio FedEx facility

    1 injured during explosion at San Antonio FedEx facility

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    Authorities originally believed the attacks there could be racially motivated, but the fourth bomb appeared random, rather than targeted, the Associated Press reported. If linked to the series of bombings in the Texan capital, the blast in San Antonio would be the fifth explosion in three weeks. This is the fifth bombing to have hit Texas since March 2, following a spate of explosions which have now left two dead and five injured.
  • Centre assures SC that CBI probe is going on in the…

    Centre assures SC that CBI probe is going on in the…

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    The bench of Justice Kurian Joseph and Justice Mohan M. Shantanagoudar stayed the trial before the court in Haryana's Faridabad and sought response on transfer of investigation to CBI on a plea by Junaid Khan's father Jalaluddin. Senior Counsel RS Cheema and Rebecca John , along with advocates Tarannum Cheema , Karthik Ashok and Smrithi Suresh appeared for the appellant.
  • M Natarajan, the man behind VK Sasikala's rise to power

    M Natarajan, the man behind VK Sasikala's rise to power

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    Ousted AIADMK leader VK Sasikala was granted 15-day parole by the officials of Bengaluru's Parapanna Agrahara Central Prison following the demise of her husband Natarajan Maruthappa on Tuesday (March 20). He was the first to have introduced Sasikala to Jayalalithaa. She will not be allowed to visit Chennai and will have to remain in Thanjavur, said the official cited above.
  • China Posing No Threat to Other Countries - President Xi

    China Posing No Threat to Other Countries - President Xi

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    New ministers were also appointed and a law passed establishing a powerful new anti-corruption body to oversee the party and civil service. China has been trying to head off a trade war with the United States, sending envoys to Washington in recent weeks, including Xi's top economic adviser, Liu He.
  • Court to decide on arrest warrant for ex-president Lee Myung-bak

    Court to decide on arrest warrant for ex-president Lee Myung-bak

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    Lee, who was president from 2008 to 2013, is accused of accepting bribes worth about 11bn won (£7.4m) from South Korea's national intelligence agency and businesses, reportedly including Samsung. "I hope that I will be the last former president to stand here". Lee has called the allegations political revenge by the current government of liberal President Moon Jae-in.
  • Ilyas flays foreign players who refuse to play in Pakistan

    Ilyas flays foreign players who refuse to play in Pakistan

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    Lauding the efforts of PCB chairman Najam Sethi for the great initiate of PSL and bringing worldwide cricket to Pakistan, Ilyas said the PCB chairman and his team has been working very hard, which is evident through success of PSL and tours of global teams to Pakistan.
  • Alia Bhatt Gets Injured On Brahmastra Set, Film Shoot On Hold

    Alia Bhatt Gets Injured On Brahmastra Set, Film Shoot On Hold

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    Ranbir and Alia are doing hard work for a long time for this film and they both learnt horse riding also for it. Alia Bhatt , who was shooting for her upcoming film, Brahmastra with Ranbir Kapoor in Bulgaria fell in the sets and injured her right arm and shoulder, according to a report in DNA .
  • Ex-spy poisoning: UN Chief says use of nerve agent 'unacceptable'

    Ex-spy poisoning: UN Chief says use of nerve agent 'unacceptable'

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    Ms Haley said: "If we don't take immediate concrete measures to address this now, Salisbury will not be the last place we see chemical weapons used ". Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia are in critical condition after being poisoned in the southern English city of Salisbury on March 4.
  • Israel Defense Forces destroy Hamas tunnel near Gaza Strip

    Israel Defense Forces destroy Hamas tunnel near Gaza Strip

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    Anti-Semitism or political discourse? "We are grateful that Hamdallah and Farag are healthy following the shameful and despicable attack on them carried out by Hamas in Gaza ", Abbas said, adding that the Palestinians would have faced "a bloody civil war" had the assassination attempt succeeded.
  • Putin re-elected Russia's Prez for another six years

    Putin re-elected Russia's Prez for another six years

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    Putin, at a meeting with the opponents he defeated in Sunday's presidential election, said Russian Federation wanted constructive dialogue with its global partners, though he said they would need to reciprocate, and respect Russian Federation.
  • Turkey's Erdoğan signals further military operations in Syria

    Turkey's Erdoğan signals further military operations in Syria

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    The FSA has never been asked to occupy Kurdish lands before, however, and if Turkey can't count on them to avoid scandals in doing so, it could derail their war. "It also comes at a moment of transition in the State Department from a person who is more of an interlocutor for Turkey, i.e. Rex Tillerson, to someone considered more of a hawk", Idiz said, referring to Tillerson's replacement, Mike Pompeo.
  • Nobody survives in plane crash in Iran - company

    Nobody survives in plane crash in Iran - company

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    The Aseman-operated plane crashed near the town of Semirom after taking off from Tehran's Mehrabad airport, emergency services spokesman Mojtaba Khaledi told ISNA news agency. The cause of the crash was not immediately clear. The report identified the plane as an ATR-72. Emergency teams have had to travel to the crash site by land rather than using a helicopter.
  • Extensive Huawei P20 Pro preview details all the ultra-high-end specs

    Extensive Huawei P20 Pro preview details all the ultra-high-end specs

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    While the Huawei P20 comes with dual camera setup on the rear, the Huawei P20 Pro will sport a triple camera setup. This reportedly is made up of a 40MP sensor, a 20MP (monochrome) sensor and an 8MP (telephoto) sensor. We now have some details on what the cameras on the P20 Pro will offer. Based on the leaks , the device will be available in Ceramic Black, Midnight Blue, and Twilight color options.
  • World's Last Male Northern White Rhino Dies In Kenya Conservancy

    World's Last Male Northern White Rhino Dies In Kenya Conservancy

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    Ol Pejeta, where the deceased rhino lived, in a tweet said that Sudan was being treated for age-related complications that led to degenerative changes in muscles and bones combined with extensive skin wounds. Rhino caretaker Mohammed Doyo caresses one of two surviving female northern white rhinos, Najin , at Ol Pejeta Conservancy near Nanyuki, 200kmd north of Nairobi .