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Egyptian Troops Killed in Sinai Operation

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The statement said that the military forces foiled a suicide attack set to target the armed forces. Also, 641 militants have been arrested, raising the number of detained to 2,235 since the beginning of the operation, the army spokesperson added. Read More »

Man arrested following Derrylin fire

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The service tweeted: "We received a call at 7.14am this morning to a house fire in Doon Road, Derrylin , Co Fermanagh". It's understood that last night another family member had not been accounted for. At this time we believe the fire, which has claimed at least three lives, was started deliberately. "It is important that the cause of the fire is established but my thoughts and prayers are with all those in the local area, friends and the wider family circle as they struggle to come to ... Read More »

Conservative rural politician named new deputy PM of Australia

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The most he could do was to deprive Mr Joyce of the role of acting prime minister when Mr Turnbull flew to Washington for talks with President Donald Trump on February 23rd, giving it instead to a dour member of his own Liberal party, Mathias Cormann, the finance minister. Read More »

Top Performer of the day: Windstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN)

Five analysts have made estimates for Windstream's earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at ($0.68) and the highest estimate coming in at ($0.21). Price changes in a company's debt in credit markets often anticipate parallel changes in its stock price. Consensus earnings estimates are far from flawless, but they are watched by many investors and play an important role in measuring the appropriate valuation for a stock. Read More »

Robert Gentile Arrives To Federal Court in Hartford

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Robert Gentile was sentenced to about 10 months in prison for a weapons case. Federal prosecutors have said they believe Gentile has information about the still-unsolved 1990 heist at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, Massachusetts. Read More »

Raghuveera writes to Chandrababu and Jagan - Be away from Rajya Sabha Polls

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Tenure of Chiranjeevi, Renuka Chowdary, and CM Ramesh, as the Rajya Sabha members from the state will expire on April 2. "The Centre has done injustice towards Andhra Pradesh in the budget" said the former MP. "If we lose them, there could be cross voting from our parties, especially in the situation in which RJD's main leader and enforcer Lalu Prasad is in jail", a senior leader of Grand Alliance said. Read More »

Several 3000-year-old Tombs Discovered in Egypt

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The minister addressed the initial find to be "important, as it demonstrates us certain perspectives of the life of the ancient Egyptians ", adding to this he has also stated that excavators would need at least five years to complete this particular plan. Read More »

Judge Says Tarps Must Come Off Charlottesville Statues

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The ruling was made at the conclusion of a motions hearing on Tuesday morning concerning the lawsuit to prevent the city from removing the statues. "It is not a matter of the "mourning" having gone on too long", the judge, Richard E. The tarps were installed in the wake of deadly violence that erupted at the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville on August 12, leading to the deaths of Heather Heyer and two Virginia State Police troopers. Read More »

Israel delays ruling on accused Vic woman

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Leifer was arrested after an undercover investigation at Interpol's request and is suspected of obstructing Israeli court proceedings by attempting to hide evidence. Ridiculing the prosecution's claims, Fried asked a family member of Leifer to produce her medications, which he tossed on the table, saying the defence had falsely argued that she was not taking medications by "going to the wrong pharmacy" and that the new report on her mental health was "rubbish". Read More »

Report Finds that Maine Has High Rates of Lung Cancer

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Reba Mathern-Jacobson is director of tobacco control for the Lung Association in North Dakota. For the first time, ALA is combining state and national lung cancer statistics into a new report titled "State of Lung Cancer", done under the purview of its LUNG FORCE initiative, which focuses on the lung cancer risks women face. Read More »

Man charged in child sexual assault investigation

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The boy "was taken from school grounds ...by a man who was a teacher at the school", Const. Jenifferjit Sidhu alleged Wednesday. The boy was driven to a location in the Neilson Road and McLevin Avenue area where he was allegedly sexually assaulted. Read More »

Michael Wolff Awkwardly Ends On-Air Interview When Confronted About Trump Affair Claims

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That certainly seems to be backed up by the fact that when Fordham said, "you can't hear me?" After Fordham repeated his question yet again, Wolff replied, "I'm not getting anything" before taking off his earpiece and walking off set. Following Mr Wolff's appearance on the show, the Tony Blair Institute hit back at the claims on Twitter . "Just last month you said you were absolutely sure that the President was having an affair, and now you say he is not", the Today host pressed, with Mr ... Read More »

Alicia Silverstone and husband split after 20 years together

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The couple's rep released a statement, explaining, " They still deeply love and respect each other and remain very close friends but have mutually made a decision to separate after being together for 20 years. She has published two: 2009's The Kind Diet , followed by vegan pregnancy guide The Kind Mama in 2014. She also recently starred in The Killing of a Sacred Deer . Read More »

Threatening phone calls spark BC RCMP warning

The caller then demands the woman engage in sexually explicit conversation with him or he will kill one of her family members. At times, the male caller accurately identifies the woman by name and address, and claims he has been watching her through cameras he allegedly installed inside her home. Read More »

UP snaps 4-game slide by stunning UST — UAAP volleyball

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The Lady Maroons were at set point when the Tigresses rallied back to cut the deficit to one, 24-23, via Sandoval's crosscourt hit. UP captain Carlos exploded for a career-high 32 points on 27 attacks, three blocks, and two aces, while Molde added 24 points built on 23 kills. Read More »

Virtual Syria? Sharp-Eyed Russians Spot Video-Game Footage In State TV Report

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The video, which she said was sent to her by another war widow, turned out to be from another computer game called AC-130 Gunship Simulator: Special Ops Squadron. Channel One later explained that "the use of this frame was a mistake by the video editing director, who took it from the archive". The developers claim the game now has over 500,000 players worldwide. Read More »

Redbridge misses out on London Borough of Culture Award

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Funding for the award came from City Hall and City Bridge Trust. 22 boroughs bid for the accolade and the grant that comes with it - which is to be used in delivering an ambitious set of cultural activities in the borough, celebrating the character of the local people and places. Read More »

Trump announces 'heaviest ever' sanctions on N. Korea

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Mnuchin said at least one person on the list of oligarchs close to the Kremlin had already been targeted under a separate USA sanctions program. Despite the ongoing efforts by the USA administration, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has insisted his country will never give up the nuclear program and has been making rapid advances over the past year. Read More »

Ontario's integrity watchdog to investigate Patrick Brown

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Ontario Conservative leadership candidate Patrick Brown leaves the Ontario PC Party Head Offices in Toronto on Tuesday, February 20, 2018. He says in a Facebook post that accounts questioning his integrity are likely to emerge in the coming weeks, claiming a small group of insiders is trying to derail his efforts to reclaim his old job. Read More »

Parkland school shooting survivor released from hospital, tells her story

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Maddy's doctors explained during the press conference that it's possible she might not have made it if they took her to the hospital further away. "I just love the fact that we're sticking together". Nichiporenko, the trauma surgeon, said the teenager was in shock from losing so much blood when she arrived at the ER. "I looked at her and gave her a sternal rub, no response", Ojeda said, rubbing his hand over the middle of his chest to show what he did. Read More »

Spokesman of Adamawa PDP shot dead

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Speaking on the incident, a youth leader in the area, Paul Turaki, said Zadock was killed with four others travelling in the same vehicle in an ambush around Barre village in Demsa local government area. However, the case of the killings is still unfolding, as community members have continued to decry the failure of governments and security operatives to forestall lasting solution on the attacks. Read More »

Punjab CM's son-in-law among 13 booked for bank fraud in Simbhaoli Sugars

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CBI registered the case on a complaint from Oriental Bank of Commerce against Simbhaoli sugar limited for causing loss of 109 crore rupees to the Bank. "In the circumstances, and given these facts, the political attack on my son-in-law was ludicrous". Claiming that his son-in-law had done nothing wrong, he said, "All the vital and true facts would emerge before the judicial courts when the CBI case is taken up by them". Read More »

EHS seizes 500 animals from pet store in West Edmonton Mall

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After checking the store, the society said the concerns were warranted and the group applied for a seizure execution. Bodnarchuk would not confirm exactly what conditions the animals were in but she did say they were seized under the Animal Protection Act, which describes abandonment as "not being provided adequate food or water for over 24 hours or being left in a premise after a tenancy agreement has ended or being left in a vet clinic or boarding facility for five days after expected pick ... Read More »

Enhancements coming for the 2018 Crop Insurance Program

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Moe said the $109 million spent over five years on that initiative is "essentially for carbon cops, to look at jurisdictions that are not implementing this ill-conceived carbon tax, and Saskatchewan will be one of those jurisdictions". " Risk management is more important than ever for Saskatchewan producers ", Stewart said in a written release. But the Saskatchewan NDP say the government didn't do its homework before bringing in the PST hike in the last budget and is still standing by tax ... Read More »

11-year-old boy dies after being struck by vehicle in Scarborough

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The driver who struck the child remained on scene following the incident, according to Stibbe. "We are now conducting a collision reconstruction", he said. The schools in the vicinity of the crash site are Kennedy Public School and Mary Ward Catholic Secondary School. Authorities closed the intersection of Canongate Trail and Purcell Square for about three hours to investigate the incident, Stibbe said. Read More »

Family ate adopted potbellied pig

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Animal lovers are outraged after learning a beloved pig that was nursed back to health and later adopted in Canada was killed and eaten by its new owners. 'Rest in peace attractive Molly'. The BC SPCA was informed on February 16 that Molly was killed and eaten by her new owners. So far no incident like this has happened in Richmond and since the Richmond SPCA is not a full-scale shelter, it has not adopted out farm animals like potbellied pigs to the community here. Read More »

Peterborough players help shovel snow to stop match being abandoned

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The Winter Olympics may be over but Steven Taylor showed off some sweeping skills that would not have looked out of place on a curling rink on Tuesday night. The Saddlers took the lead in the ninth minute through Julien Ngoy's strike from outside the box. However, Omar Bogle equalised for managerless Posh six minutes before half-time. Read More »

Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC Grows Stake in Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA)

The stock had a trading volume of 3,815,727 shares, compared to its average volume of 4,440,000. Mastercard (NYSE:MA) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 1st. Shares for $712,540 were sold by Haythornthwaite Richard on Monday, October 2. In related news, insider Edward Grunde Mclaughlin sold 17,167 shares of Mastercard stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 2nd. Read More »

Striking teachers defy the law in the US

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Q: Why are West Virginia teachers taking up their fight with Republican Gov. Jim Justice and the state Legislature? Teachers are focusing the protest on salaries that were ranked 48th in the U.S.in 2016, as out-of-pocket costs for health care continue to rise. Read More »

Metallica comes to Tulsa, final 10 for 10 announcement

Visit metallica.com/metclub for details. Also, Citi card members may purchase tickets beginning at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27. Spotify will have pre-sale tickets available starting Wednesday, Feb. Sign up now . JUST ANNOUNCED: @ metallica is returning to North America on the WorldWired Tour 2018 and they're coming to #rocktheBOK on January 18, 2019! The clues got more obvious Sunday, as the post included the "Worldwired Tour", which is the name of their tour for their latest album. Read More »

Missing Marathi translation of his speech leaves Maha Guv upset

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Opposition parties have raised the pitch for Marathi following a goof-up in translating the Maharashtra Governor's address to the state legislature on Tuesday. "Even though this is in the legislature's domain, on behalf of the government, I apologise", he said. Later in the day, the governor wrote a letter to Legislative Council chairman Ramraje Naik Nimbalkar and Legislative Assembly Speaker Haribhau Bagade, asking them to take "serious cognisance" of the non-availability of Marathi ... Read More »

Pedestrian dies after being hit by unmarked police vehicle in Markham: watchdog

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The SIU says London police officers were not present at the time when Christina Smith was struck and killed on February 8. The pedestrian was rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries, where he was pronounced dead. Anyone with information or video is asked to contact the SIU's lead investigator at 1-800-787-8529. The SIU is an independent agency that investigates incidents involving police that have resulted in death, serious injury or alleged sexual assault. Read More »