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Trump condemns Kentucky school shooting

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President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence offered condolences to the victims and their families of a deadly school shooting that happened Tuesday in Marshall County. It's not a bad place. "I can't even imagine the price it has cost these families", Bevin said. Beginning Thursday, elementary and middle schools will be in session at regular time. Read More »

Trump to meet May, Netanyahu, Kagame in Davos: White House

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All five meetings were behind closed doors. Trump's meeting with Netanyahu will be his first one since he declared that the USA recognises Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a decision that has strained U.S. According to the report, Belgium will be joined by Luxembourg, Ireland and Slovenia in making the move. When it comes to the Palestinians, Netanyahu's office said he made it clear said he would not compromise on Israel's security needs in any future agreement. Read More »

Field of Dreams damaged by vandals

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The " Field of Dreams " facility manager said this is the worst case of vandalism to ever hit the site. Steffen said the majority of the damage was in center field and left field; the sprinkler system was also harmed. Though repairs will likely still be ongoing, Stillman said the site will be open through the summer. "A lot of people travel (from) all over the world to come see the Field of Dreams , and they don't always check Facebook to make sure we are open", Stillman said. Read More »

Congress non-committal on CPI-M's plans for impeachment motion against CJI

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General Secretary Sitaram Yechury said the left party is in touch with other opposition parties to bring an impeachment motion, saying that the crisis in the Supreme Court is not solved yet. They are a very important pillar of democracy and we have not politicised it nor have we raised any issue. What is pushing Congress towards mulling joint action, a senior leader said, was the "absence of redressal" of the complaints voiced by four SC judges. Read More »

ISIS terrorists killed in US airstrike in Syria

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While the USA insists the extremist group has lost almost all of its physical caliphate, the Pentagon and State Department have signaled that American troops will remain in Syria indefinitely to thwart militants from Islamic State and al-Qaeda and stem Iran's influence. Read More »

US Sen. Tammy Duckworth is pregnant, to give birth in spring

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Tammy Duckworth is pregnant with her second child. This means that she could soon become the first senator to give birth while in office. She and husband Bryan Bowlsbey are expecting their second child, another girl, in April. Kirsten Gillibrand, who had her second child in 2008 when she was a US representative, and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, who has had three kids while serving in Congress (the most of any sitting lawmaker). Read More »

Martin O'Neill signs Republic deal as Coleman makes return

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At Wednesday's draw for the UEFA Nations League , O'Neill met with O'Donoghue to give an interview based on his thoughts on the draw for the new tournament but also on the drawn-out saga surrounding the Derryman's signing of his contract extension as well as reflecting on the disappointing end to the World Cup qualifying campaign a year ago. Read More »

Brazil awaits Lula conviction ruling

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His party says he will register his candidacy on 15 August, and a final decision by electoral courts is unlikely before 17 September. After hearing arguments from both the prosecution and defense, Gebran Neto said da Silva's jail time should be 12 years and one month. Read More »

Mum accused of killing children with poison

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Investigators alleged she was responsible for killing her son whose body was found at an Upper Coomera home on July 18 past year. A friend tasked with looking after the family's Gold Coast home, while the rest of the family was away on a cruise, found Erin Crabtree's body on September 4, 2012, sparking an investigation police said was never closed. Read More »

Once-influential UKIP in chaos as leader refuses to quit

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A slew of party spokesmen have resigned in response to Mr Bolton's refusal to go - but Mr Hornby ruled out any of Bolton's four UKIP councillors following them. "It is clear that the electorate has grown disenchanted with a Conservative Government that has lost its sense of goal and has displayed weak leadership at a time when it is needed the most". Read More »

Sen. Tammy Duckworth pregnant with 2nd child

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Duckworth, 49, is expecting her second child in April. "I've had various IVF cycles and an unnatural birth cycle endeavoring to consider once more , so we're extremely appreciative", she said . Local media reported that Duckworth would be the first woman to give birth to a child while serving in the Senate . Beyond being a milestone for the (mostly male and older) Senate, Duckworth, in her interview with Sweet, opened up about her struggles to get pregnant, including a miscarriage she ... Read More »

NAFTA: Canada's dairy farmers say they've given enough in past trade deals

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The study was released as Mexico, Canada and the United States gather in Montreal for the sixth round of NAFTA negotiations. "We have come to Montreal with a lot of new ideas, a lot of creative strategies to try to bridge some of the gaps in the negotiations", Canadian chief negotiator Steve Verheul told reporters, adding that he had "high hopes" of progress. Read More »

South Korea looks for WTO support over United States tariffs

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One official from Hanhwa Q Cells, the largest South Korean solar module manufacturer, said the company would turn its focus to the European, Japanese and Australian markets in the wake of the protectionist measures in the U.S. They say tariffs will raise their costs and make solar less price-competitive with other energy sources. It will, however, help to preserve the use of fossil fuels for power generation, the underlying Trump priority. Read More »

Myanmar 'ready' to receive Rohingyas from Bangladesh

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More than 680,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh to escape a crackdown by Myanmar's military that began following attacks by a Rohingya militant group on August 25. He said the "refugees shouldn't be returned to camps guarded by the very same Burmese [Myanmar] forces who forced them to flee massacres and gang rapes, and torched villages". Read More »

United States says Hong Kong must tighten rules to enforce North Korea sanctions

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Analysts said China was unlikely to heed the USA expulsion call, especially with tensions easing on the Korean peninsula following Pyongyang's decision to take part in the Winter Olympics in South Korea next month. Perhaps that is good news, perhaps not - we will see! Tensions on the Korean Peninsula were kept intense over the past year, as the crisis has been worsened by the exchange of personal insults and confrontational rhetoric between the leaders of the U.S. Read More »

Mike Zimmer praises Teddy Bridgewater's recovery from devastating knee injury

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One internal candidate could be quarterbacks coach Kevin Stefanski, who previously coached tight ends and running backs in Minnesota. So, if following Shurmur isn't an option, I think the run the Vikings have made will convince them to bring back Keenum, whether they sign Bridgewater or not, and install him as the starter entering camp and the regular season. Read More »

Elton John's farewell tour coming to Louisville

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But before he says goodbye, though, he'll be embarking on one last farewell outing, the " Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour ". "Last year I picked up an infection in South America and it knocked me side-ways, but I still did 96 shows last year". Read More »

Airlines cancel flights to Bicol over Mayon's thick ash clouds

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A level four warning means a hazardous volcanic eruption is imminent. The Volcanology Institute said two "explosion-type earthquakes" and 18 tremors had happened since Monday afternoon. suddenly it got dark and you could not see who you were with", Mr Danny Garcia, a spokesman for Albay province where Mayon is located, told AFP. In a media briefing Monday, the agency's director Renato Solidum warned that this eruption could be similar to that of 2001, which featured pyroclastic flow, ... Read More »

The dates of the 2018 IPL have been confirmed

The new edition of IPL has grabbed eyeballs as this time it's going to be bigger and better. "The Broadcasters requested for a change in timings and IPL governing council in principal has accepted it", said IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla. Kings XI will play four of their seven home matches at their home base in Mohali and the remaining three in Indore. "The matter is in court". We are waiting for that. Read More »

Issok: Arsenal move a dream come true - Mkhitaryan

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Dortmund coach Peter Stoeger took the decision to leave out the Gabon global again amid reports he is chasing a move to Premier League side Arsenal , who look set to lose forward Alexis Sanchez to Manchester United . "I can not say if anything will happen in the next few days". "The final decision is not made". "We often tried to reason with him", Schurrle added. Read More »

Russian Federation pulls Death of Stalin

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It is not clear if the film, starring Steve Buscemi and Jeffrey Tambor, will be shown in Russian Federation at all. "The distribution certificate for the film The Death of Stalin has been withdrawn", a culture ministry spokeswoman told AFP. Read More »

Storm "Georgina" due tonight to bring gusts of 120kms

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The country looks like it's going to be hit with even more bad weather tonight. Met Éireann have now named tonight's wind storm "Georgina" and have issued a status orange warning which will be valid until Wednesday morning at 5am. "The strongest swathe of winds will pass the Hebrides and the north west Highlands with gusts of wind up to 80mph possible". The severe winds will abate tomorrow morning, Wednesday, and it will be a bright day with blustery showers. Read More »

Hawaii missile alert stand-down delayed by lost login

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The false Saturday morning warning that an ICBM was inbound lasted for almost 40 minutes, and Hawaiian Governor David Ige has revealed why it took him so long to correct the facts. The false alert was accidentally sent out from Hawaii's Emergency Operations Center. After emergency drills began at the end of a year ago, Hawaii revived Cold War-era nuclear sirens in fear of an attack from North Korea , according to The Washington Post . Read More »

Venice's mayor pledges action over €1100 dinner bill

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Venice Today called the bill "dizzying" and says the group complained to police after returning to Bologna, where they are studying at university. A local residents group, Gruppo 25 Aprile, said the incident is evidence that tourists are being exploited by non-local owners. Read More »

Trump inclined to allow Nunes memo to be released

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Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) of using classified material to build a memo on a "conspiracy theory". Nunes, Goodlatte and Oversight Chairman Trey Gowdy have met to discuss what should be released publicly under the Intelligence Committee process, with many Republicans on board to move quickly to make the memo public. Read More »

Here's What Abortion Looks Like In America Since Roe v. Wade

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This will increase the number of American women who die or are permanently injured during unsafe, illegal abortions - or, perhaps, arrested for using birth control. They will push for those bills again this year, as well as legislation to show ultrasound images to women who are considering an abortion, Daudt said. Read More »

Intel Says Patches for Meltdown and Spectre are Flawed

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When Intel admitted the crashes were also hitting its Kaby Lake and Skylake processors, its advice was to keep deploying the patches. However, after customers began reporting crashes caused by the patch, Microsoft had to go back to the drawing board and find a new way to fix this issue, according to the Telegraph. Read More »

The Case for School Choice in 2018

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Across the country, schools are participating in National School Choice Week creating awareness about the many different educational options for students. While those at the rally had connections to charter schools, their support is for all school choice options, including private schools, magnet schools, online learning and home schools. Read More »