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Maersk Vessel Catches Fire, Crew Missing

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A brand new Maersk Line containership has suffered what has been described as a "serious fire" while transiting the Arabian Sea. An explosion followed by a massive fire ripped through a container ship with several Indian crew on board, off the Agatti Islands, an Indian Coast Guard official said here on Wednesday. Read More »

Trump 'admits' Russian Federation election meddling

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Top intelligence officials, however, have said that so far, the USA has responded weakly to Russia's disinformation campaign to sow discord in America and raise doubts about the integrity of the presidential election. but if you need me to say, direct you to do it, do it". "It's old fashioned... it's called paper". National Security Agency director Admiral Mike Rogers told senators last week that the president has given him no new authority or capability for that ahead of the midterms. Read More »

Former Trump Aide Responds to Mueller's Subpoena: 'Screw It'

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Nunberg is no friend of Trump , who fired him after a short period as an advisor. Nunberg spent several hours on cable news shows saying that will never happen. Why should I give up my communications with them? During his afternoon tirades, Nunberg detailed his interview with Mueller's investigators, mocking them for asking such questions as if he had heard Russian being spoken in Trump Tower. Read More »

One Clinton police officer killed, two others hurt in shooting

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The community lost an officer in a deadly shooting in August of 2017. The Clinton officers were serving civil process paperwork at a home on Grandriver St. Police said the shooter was found dead inside the home. One of the officers was killed. Multiple agencies, including Clinton PD, Henry County Sheriff's Department, and Missouri State Highway Patrol SWAT Team responded. Read More »

Teen who escaped Perris home posted videos online

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A police auto parks in front of 160 Muir Woods Road from where authorities rescued 13 malnourished children held captive by their parents in Perris, California on January 16, 2018 David Allen Turpin and Louise Anna Turpin have been arrested for torture after authorities said on January 15,2018 their 13 children were held captive in their home, with some shackled to beds in the dark. Read More »

Kansas man pleads guilty to killing former Rockwell Collins employee

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Adam Purinton, 52, walked into Austin's Bar and Grill on February 22, 2017, and shot Indian nationals Srinivas Kuchibhotla and Alok Madasani in what investigators called a hate crime. The shooting took place just months after Donald Trump became the president, and had deepened fears that immigrants were facing persecution in the United States, especially after his campaign against them. Read More »

Australia and East Timor end dispute over gas and oil

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ABC did not say when the letter had been written, just that it was addressed to the Conciliation Commission and the reporter twittered various excerpts. Mr Guterres, a longtime supporter of East Timor and its independence, hailed the signing as an historic breakthrough for the UN. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, center, poses for a picture with East Timor's Deputy Minister of the Prime Minister for the Delimitation of Borders Agio Pereira and Australian Foreign Minister ... Read More »

Hunters Could Soon Bring Their Elephant Trophies Home To The US

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In January, the president called importing elephant trophies "terrible" and, much to the surprise of many , stymied Department Secretary Ryan Zinke's decision to rescind the Obama-era ban, pending a review. And the Fish and Wildlife Service has begun allowing African lions killed in Zimbabwe and Zambia to be imported, the AP reported. But they object to the perceived lack of clarity offered by the administration. Read More »

Democrats hoping strong turnout spurs them in deep-red Texas

Total Democratic early votes exceeded Republican ones roughly 465,000 to 420,000, though those figures combined accounted for less than 9 percent of the state's total registered voters. The Texas primaries are just a palate cleanser for the big battle that will take place next week in Pennsylvania, with a special election for a U.S. House seat that was held by the GOP. Read More »

Trump adviser resigns over tariff plans

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The New York Times first reported on Tuesday of his plans to depart . Trump had explicitly snubbed Cohn recently. The President never formally offered Cohn the job, those people insisted, but Trump had discussions with him about whether he would be interested. Read More »

Year-Round Daylight Saving Time Bill Heads To Florida Governor's Desk

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Daylight saving time is adhered to in more than 70 countries. Daylight saving time begins on Sunday, March 11 at 2 a.m. ( 2) The state of Montana is exempt from daylight savings time, as allowed by federal law . In fact, in the early days of Daylight Saving Time, farmers were the most outspoken group against the practice, saying that it could disrupt farming practices. Read More »

Quake death toll now at 55 in Papua New Guinea

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A spokeswoman at the National Disaster Centre said the official death toll is now estimated at between 55 and 75 although they don't yet have firm numbers. "The logistics are still a massive problem", said Anna Bryan, an aid worker for CARE Australia based in the capital Port Moresby. Geohazards experts also warned of another potential crisis, saying the landslides had blocked rivers and created dams, or "quake lakes", that could break and flood in the rainy season, putting thousands of ... Read More »

US Intel Chief: No 'Coherent Strategy' to Thwart 2018 Russian Election Meddling

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Coats said he hasn't seen evidence of a "robust effort" so far but says he thinks it's " highly likely " Russian Federation will try something. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) that Russian Federation was likely to repeat its 2016 efforts to disrupt USA elections with information warfare and social media campaigns during the 2018 election cycle, but he said that the intelligence community was not sure yet what form it would take. Read More »

Trump Not Backing Down on Steel, Aluminum Tariffs

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Trump's vow to curb US imports of foreign steel has sparked opposition within his Republican Party and is based on a national-security argument that the European Union dismisses. Navarro has written extensively of China's military and economic threat to the United States in a series of books, including "Death by China: Confronting the Dragon - A Global Call to Action". Read More »

China sets growth target of 6.5% as debt crackdown continues

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Zhang said the Constitution, which reflects the common will of the CPC and Chinese people is China's fundamental law and the general chapter for governing the country well and ensuring national security. The defence budget increase has roughly kept pace with China's national economic output in recent years. The head of the Navy's Pacific Fleet is calling for more transparency from China after the country announced its biggest jump in military spending in three years. Read More »

May Must Break Logjam With New Irish Text, DUP Leader Says

However Mr Varadkar said: "There won't be tripartite or three-way talks". Adding that she hoped for a "sensible" Brexit , she added: "He has put forward an European Union draft text that not only we find unacceptable, the British government finds unacceptable, the Labour party finds it unacceptable, so there will be a need to negotiate from that". Read More »

Britain's health service 'not for sale' in USA trade talks: PM May

Stefaan De Rynck, an adviser to European Union chief negotiator Michel Barnier, indicated late on Monday that the plan raised potential conflicts. It has omissions and overreaches in other areas. Mr Hogan said that in relation to the border issue, the talks are still at the point of principles only and the key issue is how to achieve a soft border and there has been no detail on how to achieve that from a United Kingdom perspective. Read More »

Crude oil futures settle at $62.57

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The contract was well below this year's highs of over $71 a barrel that it hit in January. That, in turn, puts downward pressure on crude prices, disrupting Opec's plans. Earlier OPEC Secretary General noted that all major oil producers in the world are fully responsible for the situation on the market. The prediction will place the USA ahead of all other nations including Russian Federation, who now leads the world in crude oil output at approximately 11 million barrels per day. Read More »

Man disciplines son by making him run to school in the rain

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Bryan Thornhill drove behind his son, named Hayden, and filmed the boy running roughly a mile to school with a backpack. Mr Thornhill continues on to say that he has had reports that his son's behaviour has in fact improved at school and he has been "much better". Read More »

Grand Jury to Consider Florida School Shooting Evidence

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State senators Monday voted to exempt students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School from having to take the annual reading, writing and math tests given each spring to most students in the state. The bill also includes $67 million for a "school marshal program" - named the Coach Aaron Feis Guardian Program, one of the 17 victims who died in the February 14 mass shooting - that would allow school employees to carry concealed weapons on campuses after completing 132 hours of training ... Read More »

England could miss World Cup, says Boris Johnson

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But he added that the force was keeping an " open mind " and continuing to review this position. Johnson added the hospitalisation of Sergei and Yulia Skripal has "echoes" of the death of Alecander Litvinenko in 2006. British police stand guard beside a cordoned-off area in Salisbury . Sergei Skripal and his daughter were poisoned with an unknown potent substance. Read More »

Trump must lead on new gun restrictions

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One thing he still has not done: clearly outline his legislative priorities. Between this barrage of scandal and an angered president willing to go off script, the most common question around Washington and around the White House is "how long can this go on?" That comment came at a bipartisan meeting with lawmakers Wednesday, which was quickly followed by a private session with the National Rifle Association on Thursday. Read More »

DMK moots resignation of all TN MPs if PM fails to meet

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The centre had informed that the delegation could first meet the concerned minister and later the PM, he said. An all-party meeting convened by the state government here on February 22 to discuss the Cauvery issue had decided that the Chief Minister would lead a delegation of leaders of all parties, farmers and MPs from the state to meet Modi. Read More »

Burkina Faso arrests key attack suspect

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Previous attacks in Ouagadougou and near Burkina Faso's porous border with Mali were also conducted by allies of al Qaeda in reprisal for Burkina Faso's participation in a regional fight against Islamist militants. President Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger and Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe visited briefly on Monday, meeting with Burkinabe counterpart Roch Marc Christian Kabore and visiting the sites of the attacks. Read More »

Mirko Cro Cop vs. Roy Nelson Set For Bellator 200

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Bellator 200 will be broadcast on Paramount Network at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT, while preliminary action will stream on Bellator.com and globally on the Bellator Mobile App. Cro Cop will be looking to avenge a loss to Nelson from almost seven years ago. The two met in a featured heavyweight fight at UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz in October of 2011. Read More »

Gophers RB Shannon Brooks Out for 2018 Season

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He will redshirt the campaign and return for 2019. The Austell, Georgia native was injured at different points during the 2017 season. Brooks sat out half of last season due to injuries. Brooks was Minnesota's leading rusher in his freshman season, 2015, with 709 yards. He has 17 touchdowns in his career, with five of them coming in his six-game 2017 season. Read More »

SD DOT: Don't travel unless necessary; I-29 opened

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The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning until 6 p.m. CST, Tuesday, March 6, for northwest South Dakota and southwest North Dakota. A 215-mile stretch of Interstate 90 in southeastern South Dakota remains closed. Traffic crashes are happening today because drivers are "underestimating and overdriving road conditions", Sandal said. High winds and thick ice are hampering efforts to make the road safe for travel and reopen this section of interstate. Read More »

Brexit: Irish Sea border would be economic catastrophe, says Arlene Foster

It follows a meeting between Mr Barnier and a Sinn Féin delegation yesterday, led by party leader Mary Lou McDonald. It has omissions and overreaches in other areas. The treaty needs to include an explicit guarantee that no border will be placed in the Irish Sea, Foster has indicated. The EU's draft Withdrawal Treaty published last week was not a "faithful" or "fair legal interpretation" of the agreement reached between the United Kingdom and EU in December, according to the leader of ... Read More »

Who is Sam Nunberg?

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I think it would be amusing if they arrested me. "I'm not going to cooperate", Nunberg told MSNBC . By the end of the evening, Nunberg conceded that he would probably cooperate with Mueller's investigation , but may seek to narrow the scope and to delay his grand jury testimony. Read More »

Italy's anti-immigrant League hails unprecedented results in elections

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He said Matteo Salvini of the League and Luigi Di Maio of the 5-Stars had called his party members mafiosi, labelled them corrupt and said they had blood on their hands. A prolonged political stalemate could make heavily indebted Italy the focus of market concern in Europe , now that the threat of German instability has receded after the revival on Sunday of a grand coalition under Chancellor Angela Merkel. Read More »