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Police said vehicles were targeted outside the Wide Angle multiplex, while more than seven two-wheelers were burned or damaged at the Acropolis Mall, which houses the PVR Cinema screens, where windowpanes and glass doors were also damaged. State Home Minister Pradeep Singh Jadeja said that the matter is being investigated. In Gurgaon, prohibitory orders have been imposed here till Sunday to maintain law and order situation, in view of Shree Rajput Karni Sena threatening to target theatres ...
  • Operation Olive Branch: Turkey strikes Kurdish militants in Iraq 'planning attack'

    Operation Olive Branch: Turkey strikes Kurdish militants in Iraq 'planning attack'

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    Green's visit comes less than a week after USA secretary of state Rex Tillerson suggested that us forces will stay in Syria indefinitely to prevent an ISIS resurgence and to challenge growing Iranian influence in the country. France's request for the emergency meeting comes one day after the Turkish operation against the YPG began. Germany has expressed concerns over civilians caught up in the fighting but Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has vowed there'll be no let up until the ...
  • Supreme Court Could Kill Gopher Frog

    Supreme Court Could Kill Gopher Frog

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    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service had designated almost 6,500 acres in Louisiana and MS as a critical habitat for the frog living underground in open-canopied pine forests. Meanwhile Collette Adkins of the Center for Biological Diversity , who argued in favor of the government's position in the lower courts, noted that there are now only about 100 dusky gopher frogs left alive in MS, with the dwindling numbers as a direct result of habitat loss.
  • U.S. blames Russian Federation for Syria chemical weapons use

    U.S. blames Russian Federation for Syria chemical weapons use

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    France's Foreign Ministry said 29 countries on January 23 will endorse "a series of commitments aimed at strengthening their cooperation in the fight against impunity for those who use or develop chemical weapons". France Tuesday imposed sanctions on 24 people and entities it says are responsible for the use of chemical weapons in Syria. These could then be hit with sanctions such as asset freezes and entry bans as well as criminal proceedings at the national level.
  • Fog advisory issued for Guelph

    Fog advisory issued for Guelph

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    The area of fog is expanding south of Interstate 4, but conditions are expected to improve by around 9 a.m., according to the NWS. Highs will dip back into the 60s for Wednesday and Thursday, but it should be mostly sunny. If driving, turn on your lights and maintain a safe following distance. If travelling, be prepared for areas of near-zero visibility. The fog will lift later this morning or early this afternoon.
  • Empty British seats in European Union parliament go up for grabs post-Brexit

    Empty British seats in European Union parliament go up for grabs post-Brexit

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    Banks in London are setting up new hubs in the European Union , but have said they may have to shift more staff and operations than they need unless there is clarity on what sort of new trading deal Britain will negotiate with the EU. "A day when investing time in fast-growing economies elsewhere eclipses the value of frictionless trade in Europe ". Brexit-backing former Cabinet minister Priti Patel has urged Theresa May to ensure that the United Kingdom leaves the EU's customs ...
  • Caltrans Reopens Highway 101 from Carpinteria to Santa Barbara

    Caltrans Reopens Highway 101 from Carpinteria to Santa Barbara

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    Share this article: One of the first cars on 101 after it was reopened late Sunday. At least 21 people have been killed in the mud and rock flow. Montecito was hit by debris-laden flash floods on January 9 when downpours from a storm hit mountain slopes burned bare by the huge Thomas wildfire.
  • Allen County has lowest gas prices 2 weeks in a row

    Allen County has lowest gas prices 2 weeks in a row

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    Over the past week, the price at the pump has climbed 9 cents statewide and 6 cents in the Miami area, according to surveys. The price may rise a few more cents as retailers have not fully passed through their higher wholesale gas buying prices to motorists.
  • Severe thunderstorms possible Monday in New Orleans, North Shore

    Severe thunderstorms possible Monday in New Orleans, North Shore

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    Winds will be light and there will be nearly no measurable precipitation. There's a slight chance of rain Monday night , with lows dipping into the mid-30s. Little or no ice accumulation expected. On Sunday , a cold front will move into the area with a chance for showers and thunderstorms in the late-evening or early overnight.
  • Mueller Questioned Jeff Sessions For Hours Last Week

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    Mr. Sessions was an early supporter of Mr. Trump's presidential run. Comey told a Congressional panel in June that Trump had asked him to end his investigation of former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, raising questions whether Trump obstructed justice.
  • Congress ready to pass funding bill to reopen government

    Congress ready to pass funding bill to reopen government

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    Three days into a government shutdown, the Senate voted to clear the path for funding USA institutions through February 8. The agreement was clearly enough to get Democrats to reopen the government, but it does not promise that they will end up getting the deal they want to protect the so-called Dreamers , who rely on the DACA program.
  • Roe v. Wade 45th anniversary observed during challenging times for reproductive rights

    Roe v. Wade 45th anniversary observed during challenging times for reproductive rights

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    That's a symbolic change from previous year, when Vice President Mike Pence - in practical terms, the leader of the anti-abortion movement in the United States - addressed the group in Trump's absence. "Its attacks on reproductive freedom are relentless, under the radar, and aren't supported by the majority of Americans who believe abortion should remain legal".
  • Mamata slams Centre for not declaring Bose's birthday national

    Mamata slams Centre for not declaring Bose's birthday national

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    This is published unedited from the PTI feed. "The birthday of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose has not yet been declared a national holiday", Banerjee said , according to PTI. The Bengal Government has given January 23 and January 12 as holidays, but the Centre has not. He became the party president in 1938. In 1942, Bose formed the Indian National Army with help from Japan to fight the British Raj in India.
  • 'Multiple people injured' in KY. high school, suspect in custody

    'Multiple people injured' in KY. high school, suspect in custody

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    FOX17 confirmed that the shooter is no longer active , but said that the Marshall County Sheriff's Department said there are multiple injuries. Then a year ago, the boy got angry during a class and threw a pair of scissors at her friend and later threw a computer against a wall, she said.
  • Senate Leaders Agree On Plan To Reopen Government

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    The president limited his public pronouncements to a few Twitter bursts that bashed Democrats. "I do not see how a vague promise from the Senate Majority Leader about a vague policy to be voted on in the future helps the Dreamers or maximizes leverage the Democrats and American people have over the Republicans right now", Gutierrez said .
  • Complaint Over Stormy Daniels Payout Could Crack the NDA

    Complaint Over Stormy Daniels Payout Could Crack the NDA

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    The source of the $130,000 has also not been revealed, the complaint argues, and any individual who contributes over $200 to a campaign must disclose his or her identity. Daniels also told Weisberg that she wanted money for her story, though Slate doesn't pay its sources. "Imagine coming back when you're the most insecure", she said.
  • Macron hosts CEOs in pre-Davos charmfest

    Macron hosts CEOs in pre-Davos charmfest

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    Facebook , which already has an AI lab in Paris , also said it would double its team there to 100 people by 2012 and invest $12.2 million, according to Bloomberg . The end-goal is to grow this group to a size similar to Google's existing team of 120 engineers who do applied research in Paris , working on developments for Chrome and YouTube, a company spokeswoman said.
  • President Trump asked doctor for cognitive test

    President Trump asked doctor for cognitive test

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    One of the most popular " girther movement " tweets was a photo of Mr Trump's driver's license claiming he was 6'2' back in 2012. Tyson's Corner, Va. After a physical during the 2016 campaign, a statement from his doctor said the 6-foot-3 NY businessman weighed 236 pounds. The White House doctor announced today that Trump was administered the Montreal cognitive test and aced it with a score of 30 on 30.
  • Iranian Kurdish MPs Protest Turkish Invasion of Syria

    Iranian Kurdish MPs Protest Turkish Invasion of Syria

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    But in order for that to happen, Turkey wants the U.S.to end its support for the Kurdish forces. ISIS has been squeezed from most of its territory in Syria , thanks largely to a US-backed Kurdish force, but momentum in the war is favoring President Bashar al-Assad and his Iranian and Russian allies.
  • Congress buys time on immigration with vote to end government shutdown

    Congress buys time on immigration with vote to end government shutdown

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    Forty-five Senate Democrats and five Senate Republicans voted against it, the Democrats saying that the bill needs a DACA fix and the Republicans for varying reasons, including, for some, DACA . -Mexico border. "We'll see if they dig in or if they want a way out". House Speaker Paul Ryan said the Republican-led body will support the measure.
  • Reviews: LeBeau received't return as Titans DC

    Reviews: LeBeau received't return as Titans DC

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    Wide receivers coach Frisman Jackson was the, accepting the same position with Baylor. The Titans season came to an end last weekend after a loss to the New England Patriots in the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs. Tennessee Titans officials announced they have conducted their first two interviews for a head coach candidate. The Panthers also fired offensive coordinator Mike Shula two days after the season, replacing him with Norv Turner.
  • Police arrest suspected rapist, killer of Zainab Ansari

    Police arrest suspected rapist, killer of Zainab Ansari

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    On January 5, the girl had gone missing while going to a religious tuition centre near her house in Kasur city, some 50km from Lahore . Autopsy report of Zainab confirmed that she was strangled to death after rape. He said all details would be shared with the media then. Now they, along with the people of Pakistan are demanding for Ali to be publicly hanged. Her killing exposed a string of child abductions and slayings by a suspected serial predator.
  • Government to Reopen After Senate Democrats Back Down

    Government to Reopen After Senate Democrats Back Down

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    If the deal does not result in the passage of an immigration bill, Democrats still have leverage over federal funding next month. The challenge now for Democrats, Republicans, and the White House is settling the immigration debate once the February 8 deadline is reached.
  • Trump claims victory as deal reached to reopen U.S. government

    Trump claims victory as deal reached to reopen U.S. government

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    The U.S. Senate on Monday passed a three-week funding bill to reopen the federal government after a three-day shutdown, sending it to the House of Representatives for a final vote. "We will have another vote in three weeks", said Molly Reynolds, Fellow in Governance Studies at Brookings Institute. Trump blamed the Democratic leader for what the White House dubbed "the Schumer Shutdown" while Schumer blamed the president for "the Trump Shutdown".
  • Palestinians call general strike as Pence visits

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    Rivlin and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu will speak in Hebrew before Pence, who will speak in English. He was to depart the Holy Land later in the day. Palestinians also claim part of Jerusalem as the capital of a future independent state. Palestinian leaders have assailed the Jerusalem move and refused to meet with Mr Pence.
  • FBI Agents Arrest Man For Threaten Ambush of CNN Employees

    FBI Agents Arrest Man For Threaten Ambush of CNN Employees

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    An affidavit filed to court by special agent Sean Callaghan said Griesemer had referred to the news network as " fake news ". He has been charged with with intent to extort - threat to injure. Located in downtown Atlanta, Georgia next to Centennial Olympic Park, the CNN Center is the world headquarters of the Cable News Network (CNN). "Fake news.
  • Massive 6.4 magnitude quake rocks capital city with 'buildings swaying'

    Massive 6.4 magnitude quake rocks capital city with 'buildings swaying'

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    The quake struck at 13:34 p.m. local time (0634 GMT) with the epicenter at 81 km southwest Lebak, of Banten province and a depth of 10 km under seabed, said Sugianto. One photo captured in the staircase of The City Tower building in Jakarta's city centre shows people hurriedly rushing towards the exit. Waves unleashed in 2004 by the undersea quake off the Sumatran coast caused the deadliest natural disaster this century, taking more than 220,000 lives and leaving more than 1.5 million homeless.
  • Powerful Alaska natural disaster prompts tsunami warning

    Powerful Alaska natural disaster prompts tsunami warning

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    The alert has warned people in low-lying areas to move to higher ground. The NWS Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said "widespread hazardous tsunami waves were possible". Tuesday morning. Hawaii and parts of Canada have also been issued with tsunami alerts. "Tsunamis are a series of waves unsafe many hours after initial arrival time", it said .
  • Tillerson says progress made on strengthening Iranian nuclear deal

    Tillerson says progress made on strengthening Iranian nuclear deal

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    Actually, President George W. Bush's administration made a decision to build a new embassy in 2006 and chose the location in 2008, according to the State Department and the U.S. "Finally, the Secretary will travel to Warsaw on January 26, where he will meet with senior Polish officials to discuss a range of issues in the strong U.S.
  • Russian Federation to focus on technology agenda at Davos Forum - economy minister

    Russian Federation to focus on technology agenda at Davos Forum - economy minister

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    The report said that more than nine in 10 experts are anxious about worsening economic or political confrontation between world powers, amid a trend toward "charismatic strongman politics". Treasury Secretary Stephen Mnuchin is leading the delegation of Cabinet members and top aides and was scheduled to leave on Monday. "My message to those people would be: It is the spirit of Davos to listen to people, to interact, to show respect", he said.
  • German nurse charged with 97 more murders at two hospitals

    German nurse charged with 97 more murders at two hospitals

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    Niels H. was to life in prison in 2015 on two counts of murder and two counts of attempted murder and battery. Authorities said the nurse would give patients heart medication and other drugs, and prompt overdoses and cardiac crises so he could be the one to resuscitate them.
  • Avalanche kills one in Japan ski resort after volcanic eruption

    Avalanche kills one in Japan ski resort after volcanic eruption

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    Nine civilians were injured by volcanic rocks, while seven people - six soldiers and one civilian skier - were hit by an avalanche, according to fire department and defence officials. Some highways have also been closed, with ash showers making driving in some areas almost impossible, the provincial government said. A volcano northwest of here erupted on Tuesday, the Japanese Met office said, triggering a nearby avalanche.
  • Shiv Sena to go it alone in 2019

    Shiv Sena to go it alone in 2019

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    The party will also pass important resolutions on Tuesday by highlighting problems faced by the country such as inflation, national security, petrol rates etc. Senior Sena leaders backed Raut's resolution. According to the Shiv Sena, it has been demoralised by the BJP in the last three years. The BJP will come in minority if the Sena decides to withdraw its support.
  • Puerto Rico to Start Process of Privatizing Energy Company Prepa

    Puerto Rico to Start Process of Privatizing Energy Company Prepa

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    I hope that Moulton encourages the House Climate Solutions Caucus to propose legislation to fix problems in FEMA's legal framework that prevent them from replacing Puerto Rico's electricity the best way we know how in 2018 - rather than the best way we knew in, say, 1968.
  • Trump says he's 'pleased' with Democrats' shutdown concession

    Trump says he's 'pleased' with Democrats' shutdown concession

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    There is an expected procedural vote in the Senate on Monday at noon on a bill that would fund the government until February 8. Jolly was referring to a purported deal Senate Republican holdouts had cut with McConnell that was announced on Sunday, which promised a vote on a bill to protect DREAMers in February in return for their vote to reopen the government .
  • Audio of Paul's 911 call released

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    Boucher has signed a plea agreement in the case, but as of the announcement of the charges on Friday no court date for a guilty plea had been set. Republicans and Democrats and everybody trying to say 'oh you don't want to fund the military, ' " Paul told CNN's "State of the Union".
  • Were Analysts Bearish Eurocell plc (LON:ECEL) This Week?

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    Therefore 67% are positive. Vail Resorts Inc. had 37 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has "Conviction Buy" rating by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, December 22. They now have a GBX 240 ($3.25) price objective on the oil and gas development company's stock. Ocado Group Plc had 180 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.
  • Vice President Pence Begins 3-Day Trip to Israel

    Vice President Pence Begins 3-Day Trip to Israel

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    Yet a survey released last September by the American Jewish Committee found that only 16% of those polled wanted the United States to move its embassy to Jerusalem immediately. At a joint press conference at the Prime Minister's residence, Pence and Netanyahu stressed their deep friendship and the common goals shared by the USA and Israel, including the resolve to prevent Iran from becoming a nuclear power.
  • Michigan State's Sparty statue vandalized with block 'M'… and more

    Michigan State's Sparty statue vandalized with block 'M'… and more

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    One of Mark Dantonio's former assistants who left on his own to become the head coach of Miami (OH) is now back with Michigan State . They also were dominated on the boards grabbing only 15 to the Spartans 37. However, it was a sign of things to come as the Illini were in the Spartans' face the entire first half. The Michigan State Spartans are 3-2 in the Big Ten and look to build on a convincing 85-57 rout of the Indiana Hoosiers as a 14.5 point favorite.