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Syrian Observatory says air strikes hit Ghouta minutes after United Nations vote

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In a bid to get Russian support, sponsors Kuwait and Sweden amended the draft resolution late Friday to drop a demand that the cease-fire take effect 72 hours after the resolution's adoption. Robert Mardini, the top representative for the International Committee of the Red Cross in the Middle East, said he was "shocked" by the level of violence around Eastern Ghouta and called for immediate access to its civilians. Read More »

China's Communist Party mulls end to two-term limit for president

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China will remove the constitutional restriction for the maximum number of terms the president and vice-president can serve, Xinhua reported on Sunday, paving the way for President Xi Jinping to stay on beyond 2023. It said the proposal had been made by the party's Central Committee, the largest of its elite ruling bodies. That assembly is filled with members who were chosen for party loyalty, meaning the reform is unlikely to be blocked. Read More »

Wydad Casablanca beat Tout Puissant Mazembe — CAF Super Cup

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Wydad's Walid El Karti missed a penalty kick at the 55th minute, before Amine Tigazoui scored the precious goal at the 83rd minute from a brilliant free-kick. He won two with Esperance and two with another Tunisian club, Etoile Sahel, before being hired by Wydad this year after Hussein Amoutta was sacked over poor domestic form. Read More »

Serbian FM grateful to Russian Federation for support on world stage

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When it comes to Kosovo, Lavrov said that the European Union has to make additional steps to justify the thrust given by the worldwide community in solving this issue, and said that Russian Federation is ready to get involved in negotiations on the request of Serbian side, if Pristina asks for the assistance of the United States. Read More »

Israel Extends Detention For 2 Suspects In Netanyahu Case

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Sources close to the investigation told "Globes" that the Bezeq case looked like a repeat of Case 2000, in which Netanyahu is suspected of attempting to trade favorable legislation for favorable coverage with "Yediot Ahronot" owner Arnon (Noni) Mozes, only worse. Read More »

Nidahas Trophy 2018: Indian squad announced for the T20 tri-series

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Therefore, either Rishabh Pant or Dinesh Karthik will don the wicketkeeper gloves during the series. Keeping in mind the workload and upcoming schedule , the BCCI has made a decision to offer much-needed rest to Virat Kohli, along with former India captain MS Dhoni and allrounder Hardik Pandya. Read More »

Florida's Republican governor just made a big break with the NRA

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Chris Murphy are eager to blame the NRA and are calling "for even more government control". "The details of LaPierre's appearance were kept off the published schedule as a precaution, sources told the Washington Examiner, amid outrage among anti-gun protesters in the aftermath of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School ", reported the Examiner . Read More »

Pakistan back on terrorist financing list

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The interviewed was broadcast on Friday, February 23, 2018 . Pakistan's name was also absent from a public statement issued by the regulator following the meeting. Feeling relieved by the decision, Foreign Minister of Pakistan, Khawaja Asif tweeted: Our efforts paid, FATF Paris 20 Feb meeting conclusion on United States led motion to put Pakistan on watch list -No consensus for nominating Pakistan -proposing 3months pause &asking APG for another report to b considered in June الحمداللہ. Read More »

American in Custody After Severed Head Is Found in Japan

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Video footage taken by a surveillance camera at the condominium in Higashinari Ward showed the suspect and the missing woman entering the building, but she was never seen in subsequent footage, according to investigative sources. The woman was last seen walking with the suspect, a 26-year-old man from NY, who was arrested last week after she was reported missing by her family. Read More »

Trump defends NRA as 'patriots' who want to 'do the right thing'

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School officials had repeatedly expressed concerns about the alleged shooter, the Federal Bureau of Investigation failed to investigate a warning about him last month, a state social services agency had investigated him, and police had received about 20 calls dealing with him in recent years. Read More »

Narendra Modi vows to punish PNB fraudsters

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Hadrien Trudeau, the youngest child of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, during a ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Friday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that machines were getting smarter through self learning and urged researchers to make use of artificial intelligence (AI) to make the lives of the "divyangs" (differently abled), farmers and the needy more simpler. Read More »

BJP demands Tharoor's apology for 'dog analogy'

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Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has infuriated the Meghalaya Unit of Bharatiya Janata Party . Meanwhile, Union Minister Ram Madhav said Tharoor's comments were an insult to the people of Meghalaya. "The social audit law is a law and it exists". Mukul said the Opposition is trying to attack the Congress because they (the Congress) are the "hero" of a Bollywood movie and the Opposition, the BJP-NPP-UDP, comprised the "villains". Read More »

Ireland ranked 19th least corrupt country in the world

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The presidency rejected the findings as a "fiction", with Mr. Buhari's spokesman, Garba Shehu, saying those who know "where Nigeria was coming from would not believe that corruption is worse under the Buhari administration". In addition, the presidency noted that the federal government has signed global agreements to recover the proceeds of corruption and to block the laundering of stolen assets overseas by public officials as a further demonstration of its determination to fight graft. Read More »

S Korea welcomes new U.S. sanctions on N Korea

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She is expected to attend the games on Saturday before Sunday's closing ceremony. He said he thinks South Korea's progressive administration is Kim Jong Un'a last lifeline as formerly reliable partners, like China, are no longer accepting key North Korea exports like iron ore. Read More »

Air strikes on Damascus suburbs claim more lives

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But after the vote, activists said air strikes were continuing. The vote had been delayed several times since Thursday as members struggled to come to an agreement. Russia's UN Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia had said repeatedly that an immediate ceasefire was unrealistic. "Our hospital is full, and we already got hit twice", a doctor with the humanitarian organization said Saturday on Twitter. Read More »

Devon mother killed in crash on Highway 19

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Police say an officer patrolling the area saw the two vehicles in a ditch from the collision, which took place between exits 17 and 18. The driver of the westbound vehicle, a 42-year-old male from Cambridge, was pronounced dead at the scene. Read More »

UN Approves 30-Day Cease-Fire in Syria

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He said it was necessary for Security Council demands to be "underpinned by concrete on-the-ground agreements". We can only confirm two of them, which we formerly supported. US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley scolded Russian Federation in the Security Council for stalling. Thousands of residents have taken shelter in basements and makeshift underground bunkers to protect themselves from the relentless bombardment. Read More »

Watch The Walking Dead "Carl's Journey" Teaser

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It takes you through the entire journey of Carl from where he was at the start of the series to where he was shortly before being bit. They do have to keep some walkers around them for security. In an attempt to escape an overrun Alexandria, Rick and the gang wore zombie guts to blend in with the surrounding walkers. He was aiming with Carl's nonexistent eye. Read More »

Conte: Chelsea played close to the ideal game

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Barca struggled to create many chances before an Andreas Christensen error allowed Messi to equalise. "We were very close to playing the flawless game", Conte said. "Hopefully we can give a good image of what we can do and do a good performance". "I didn't feel alone up front", he said. "But they can have weaknesses without the ball and we have to try and exploit this". Read More »

Team USA skier Gus Kenworthy rescues puppy from Korean dog meat farm

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The Siheung farmer told HSI he never meant to sell dogs for slaughter but had no choice when his collection of pet Jindo dogs kept producing puppies. Humane Society International (HSI) has been working to stop the dog meat trade, the group says that South Korea is the only country left in Asia 'where dogs are routinely and intensively farmed for human consumption'. Read More »

Ex-Nassau County Official Charged With Lying, Obstruction

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They allege he then lied about it to FBI agents investigating potential corruption in Nassau County government. "As alleged, Rob Walker, while serving as a public official, accepted money from a contractor who was performing work for Nassau County", FBI Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Field Office William Sweeney, Jr., said in a statement. Read More »

President Donald Trump's harsh new sanctions for North Korea rile China

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But were the Treasury Department designations of more than 50 companies and ships accused of illicit trading with the pariah nation really the toughest action yet by the USA and the wider world? Asian giants, China has made it clear through a statement by its foreign ministry to the United States of America that the fresh sanctions imposed on North Korea could undermine cooperation between Beijing and Washington . Read More »

Mueller investigation: Former Trump aide pleads guilty

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The indictment was unsealed shortly after Manafort's longtime associate, Rick Gates , pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy against the US and false statements Friday and agreed to cooperate with the special counsel's Russian Federation probe. Read More »

David and Louise Turpin to make court appearance in captivity case

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Both defendants appeared before the judge in suits, the husband in gray, the wife in navy blue. The parents will appear in court Friday, reported CNN . "It reminds us there is so much light in this world in contrast to such a dark case". The two have previously pleaded not guilty to a slew of other charges including torture, and are being held in prison on $12 million bail. Read More »

School Shooting Suspect Nikolas Cruz Appears In Court

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The status hearing scheduled for 1 p.m. would mark Cruz's second time facing a judge after he fatally shot 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday. Florida politicians have been scrambling to produce legislation in response to the attack. "To actually make changes that need to happen in this country so that these kinds of weapons, AR-15s, are not in the hands of people who shouldn't have them". Read More »

Mexican president's visit to White House postponed after testy Trump call

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I have been talking about it for a two-year period". Trump offered condolences after a military helicopter carrying officials assessing quake damage crashed in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, killing 13 people, and Pena Nieto offered condolences over last week's Florida school shooting that left 17 people dead. Read More »

Thousands plunge into cold water to raise money for Special Olympics Oregon

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They say so far, they've raised about $30,000 to go toward the cause. More information on the fundraising, and last-minute registration to be involved in the plunge is still available . All of the money raised at each polar plunge goes to providing free sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, right here in Mid-Michigan, something Chad Kolarik said is a great thing. Read More »

Students are giving me fresh hope for gun control

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Schools must ensure teachers have the mental readiness to deal with the mental challenges from all students - rather than simply sending a child to the principal's office or to the school psychologist. While school shootings appear to be dramatically on the rise, tallying the toll of these tragedies runs into the same problem as counting victims in mass shootings : What constitutes a school shooting ? It's quite the opposite - as other types of violence in United States schools are ... Read More »