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7 dead in Iowa as winter storm sweeps state

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To anyone involved in the accident , the cast sends their best wishes for a speedy recovery, and their deepest apologies to all the fans who've been waiting to see the show tonight, ' the post explained. The driver of the Pontiac was standing in front of their auto, when a 2017 Ford Escape hit it, pushing it into the driver of the Pontiac. Light Up the Night tour buses was involved in a fatal, multiple-vehicle pile-up amid a snowstorm in Ames , Iowa on Monday, E! The Story County ... Read More »

Slick roads cause pile-ups in Missouri

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In Iowa, a major vehicle pile-up involving dozens of cars, buses and semi-trucks forced the southbound and northbound lanes of Interstate-35 to close near Ames. The snow came so fast and the roads were so slick. Initial reports indicate that there are dozens of injuries between the many pileups, however an exact injury or fatality count is now unavailable. Read More »

Maldives' former President Nasheed seeks Indian military intervention in crisis-ridden country

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There were complaints of corruption against justices Saeed and Ali Hameed, police said in a brief statement after security forces stormed the apex court complex in the capital Male . Tourism now dominates the country's economy, with wealthy foreigners flown to hyper-expensive resort islands. He has, in the recent past, supported the opposition against President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom. Read More »

Pence to focus on North Korea on Asia trip

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He will hold symbolic events of his own to highlight the North's human rights abuses and nuclear ambitions, according to White House officials. Many experts say North Korea wants to use its improved ties with South Korea to weaken US -led worldwide sanctions, and that tensions could easily flare again after the games . Read More »

South Yorkshire Police backs 'zero tolerance day' for female genital mutilation

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Around 97 per cent of women remembered the process as a painful experience. She said the action disappointed and puzzled many in the ministry and opened a significant debate on the issue. The majority of girls who are subjected to FGM are cut before their fifth birthday. The custom should be declared as a crime. "Anyone who doubts or denies the existence of FGM/C in India must read this report", she added. Read More »

One Turkish soldier killed, five wounded in attack in northwest Syria

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The U.N. mission warned in a statement on Tuesday of "dire consequences" to the humanitarian crises in the country, and identified seven areas requiring urgent humanitarian relief. In a statement, the Turkish General Staff said that five soldiers and one civilian employee were also slightly injured in the attack, as terror groups targeted Turkish forces at the site of a planned sixth observation point in the city. Read More »

Trump lashes out at Schiff over Russia probe memo

Their (sic) was no Collusion and there was no Obstruction (the word now used because, after one year of looking endlessly and finding NOTHING, collusion is dead). "He is especially grateful to the hardworking rank-and-file public servants who work every day to keep America safe and uphold our laws while protecting the constitutional rights of all Americans", Sanders said in a statement. Read More »

Pacers PG Darren Collison to undergo knee surgery

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User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Collison will be out 2-3 weeks, according to the team. This surgery will probably scare away those interested, or at least lower Collison's value significantly. Read More »

2 feared dead as Japanese defense force helicopter crashes in residential area

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Apart from this maintenance, the GSDF conducted work including replacing the main rotor head, a part installed at the foot of a main rotor to transmit the engine's power to the rotor, according to the GSDF. The main rotor heads of AH-64D helicopters need to be replaced after 1,750 hours of flight time, according to Onodera. "After it crashed, I could see black smoke rising". Read More »

RIP John Mahoney (1940 - 2018)

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The English-born actor won a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his role in The House of Blue Leaves by playwright John Guare . He can also be recognized for his voice work in the films, Antz , The Iron Giant , and Atlantis: The Lost Empire . Read More »

The Three Things to Remember When Trump Talks DACA

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It helped that Trump's joint address to Congress focused not on Trump, but Americans and their future. All of the president's remarks unfold against the backdrop of the controversial memo. Gutiérrez also declared, "The speech did nothing to bring the pro- and anti-immigrant sides closer together". Only one caucus member applauded, and he stopped as he saw no others joining in. Read More »

Modi will go on four days visit to Palestine, UAE and Oman

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The first ever Indian PM level visit to Palestine through Jordan is aimed at showcasing that India does not view Palestine and Palestinian cause through the prism of any third country. PM Modi will visit the "Yaseer Arafat Museum" there where he will pay tributes to the late Palestinian leader. In Dubai, Prime Minister would be addressing the Sixth World Government Summit being at which India has been extended "Guest of Honour" status. Read More »

Iran, Russia, Syria, Iraq stress cooperation against ISIS

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According to a coalition press release, the enduring USA military presence in Iraq will be conditions-based and "proportional to the need and in coordination with the government of Iraq". "We will redouble our efforts to develop the Iraqi security forces, ensuring they have the necessary capability and expertise to meet current and future security threats", said British Army Maj. Read More »

Donald Trump: Russian meddling probe an American disgrace

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One thing you can certainly say about Donald Trump is that he isn't subtle. Some of the big names identified in the memo include James Comey , then director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation , his deputy Andrew McCabe, then associate deputy attorney general Bruce Ohr, as well as current Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Read More »

United Kingdom confirms it will leave EU customs union

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At the weekend, May categorically ruled out keeping Britain in any form of customs union with the EU in a significant victory for Brexiteers, ahead of the two crucial cabinet meetings this week. "We are very keen that we continue to have an extremely good and close relationship, that relationship be on economic and other grounds, and that it will continue in long term", Davis said. Read More »

Syrian opposition urges United Nations to take action on Idlib attack

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The pilot ejected from the plane. According to sources within the Russian military and quoted first by The Aviationist , the rebel group that shot down the aircraft attempted to take the downed pilot prisoner, however, the pilot opened fire with his sidearm, a Russian Stechkin automatic pistol or APS, forcing the rebels to engage and ultimately kill him. Read More »

Ex PDP Spokesman Olisah Metuh appears in court on stretcher

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However, in his ruling, Justice Abang, after seeing Chief Metuh arrive the court in such manner, said he has seen that the former PDP spokesman in a state in which he can not continue with the trial "on account of the condition I have seen him in the courtroom". Read More »

Trump defiant as deadlines loom on budget, immigration

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About 690,000 " Dreamers " are now shielded by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, created by President Barack Obama to protect people who were brought illegally to the United States as children. Admittedly, that is generous, considering Obama's DACA programme offered only two-year renewable legal statuses. If by "statutorily-imposed", Trump is referring to the Bill of Rights, we should all be concerned. Read More »

Poland's top politician: Holocaust bill is 'misunderstood'

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According to Czaputowicz, critical comments made by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about the Polish bill were "due to a misunderstanding". While there is a consensus among historians that certain Polish individuals and groups did collaborate with the Nazi occupiers, recent Polish governments have sought to challenge that narrative. Read More »

First Lady Melania Trump visits Cincinnati Children's Hospital

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Last month, President Trump visited Pennsylvania to highlight the incredible tax reform success story at H&K Equipment . Sheffer Corporation gave out $1,000 bonuses to its employees as a result of the tax law. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are in OH, where the president pointed to the benefits of the tax law and the first lady will talk about the administration's response to the opioid epidemic. Read More »

Alabama man charged with sex assaults of three Detroit girls

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The 6-foot, 214-pound Moore also has active warrants in MI. Moore was charged with four counts of criminal sexual conduct - first degree, two counts of child sexually abusive activity, one count of computers - using to commit a crime and one count of children - distributing sexually explicit, visual or verbal matter. Read More »

Ryan student murder | Bus conductor given clean chit in CBI chargesheet

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And now, the case is running against the class 11 boy where the court is not treating him as a minor and on Monday CBI files charge sheet against the boy before the court. The CBI had claimed the teenager had killed Prince in a bid to get the school closed so that a parent-teacher meeting and an examination could be deferred. Read More »

American woman refuses to be named after winning $712 million

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However, she also wants "the freedom to walk into a grocery store or attend public events without being known or targeted as the victor of a half-billion dollars". Court documents cited by Newhampshire.com show the woman is now fighting to stay anonymous, fearing that being revealed as the owner of almost a billion dollars would place her privacy and safety at risk. Read More »

US, Russia say they are meeting nuclear arms treaty limits

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The treaty sets February 5 as the deadline. It limits the US and Russian Federation to no more than 1,550 nuclear warheads and also limits deployed and non-deployed intercontinental ballistic missiles, heavy bombers and submarine-launched ballistic missiles. Read More »

Karnataka CM seeks Modi's intervention in Mahadayi river dispute

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Lashing out at Yeddyurappa, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said that the former can't be trusted as he has rubbished his own state to curry favour with RSS. Attempts have been made by Karnataka to amicably solve the issue, which is also pending before the Mahadayi Water Disputes Tribunal. Modi gave a detailed account of the benefits to Karnataka due to various schemes such as Jan Dhan Yojana, social security schemes, Mudra Yojana, Mission Indradhanush, Ujjwala Yojana. Read More »

Chinese national dies in a target killing incident in Karachi

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According to our correspondent, the incident occurred in upscale Zamzama area where unknown armed assailants driving a auto fired shots on two Chinese citizens , who were coming out coming out of a shopping center. Ye was later taken into police's protective custody following the incident. A man talks on his mobile phone standing outside the Trauma Unit at a hospital after a Chinese man was shot dead in Karachi on February 5, 2018. Read More »

5-year-old Delhi boy rescued from kidnappers after 12 days

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In retaliation, the police also fired on him and he was shot dead on the spot. "The Delhi Police did not take help from us or inform us before the raid", Ghaziabad's senior superintendent of police HN Singh said. In an encounter that broke out between the police party and the kidnappers after the latter opened fire, kidnapper who was later identified as Ravi , 25, a resident of Gokulpuri, was killed. Read More »

Abdeslam's sullen showing at Brussels trial

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The Brussels trial revolved around a gunbattle in the Belgian capital on March 15, 2016, four months after the Paris attacks, which led to Abdeslam's capture days later. He has so far refused point-blank to speak to investigators for almost two years since his arrest, which capped a four-month hunt for Europe's most wanted man. Read More »

Fifteen Russians who had life bans lifted are barred from Winter Olympics

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They join dozens of other Russians who haven't been convicted of any doping offenses but failed to pass the International Olympic Committee vetting for an invitation. We have spent the last two seasons preparing for the Olympics. "Now we have the objective to train for the Olympic Games". Russian television network RT quoted head coach Aleksey Chistyakov as saying on Monday that a practice session had been interrupted by the tests after they arrived in South Korea. Read More »

China, US: Weighing the Options for Future Trade Measures

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China is pushing back against US trade policy. China is the top buyer of U.S. sorghum as well as soybeans, the United States' most valuable export to the world's No 2 economy. China is the largest importer of soybeans & sorghum from the US and the move to implement tariffs on these crops is certain to impact the revenue of farmers in the USA, claim experts. Read More »

Hundreds protest in Lebanon against Turkey offensive in Syria

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Ankara considers YPG , which controls Afrin, as a terrorist group and an extension of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) which has fought an insurgency in Turkey's largely Kurdish southeast since 1984. MSF is an Assyrian/Syriac Christian group in Syria working in collaboration with the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces ( SDF ) which number over 2,000 fighters. Read More »

China to ban Foreign cryptocurrency trading platforms

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China has chose to block all foreign cryptocurrency trading websites and ICOs, the South China Morning Post reports. The Chinese government, therefore, made a decision to "step up measures" targeting both onshore and offshore virtual currency trading platforms or ICOs to "prevent financial risks," South China Morning Post (SCMP) reported citing Financial News , a publication affiliated to the People's Bank of China. Read More »

President Trump and Melania had another awkward hand-holding incident

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The children were friendly with Trump, perhaps drawn to her bright yellow sweater and overcoat - draped in her signature over-the-shoulders fashion. The first lady did her professional duty by accompanying the president to a speech in OH on February 5, but while walking to an awaiting helicopter on the White House lawn she shut down his attempt to hold her hand. Read More »

Could the Crocodile Dundee sequel really happen!?

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The goal of the campaign is to push that number to $6 billion by 2020. The new $27 million Dollars campaign is aimed at supercharging interest, bookings, and spending by American travelers, with the goal of making Australia the most desired destination to visit among U.S. Read More »