• Trump administration proposal to extend short-term health insurance options
Trump administration proposal to extend short-term health insurance options

October 2017: President TrumpDonald John TrumpTillerson: Russia already looking to interfere in 2018 midterms Dems pick up deep-red legislative seat in Missouri Speier on Trump's desire for military parade: "We have a Napoleon in the making" MORE cancels key ObamaCare payments known as cost-sharing reductions, which reimburse insurers for ...

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  • Delhi Chief Secy Assault row: DN Singh, calls constitutional crisis strike announced
Delhi Chief Secy Assault row: DN Singh, calls constitutional crisis strike announced

The IRS association, in a statement, expressed anguish on the alleged assault . The chief minister's office has remained steadfast in its denial of the chief secretary's allegations while the AAP has dismissed the accusation as "bizarre, ludicrous and baseless".

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  • Modi not against corruption, he is an instrument of corruption: Rahul
Modi not against corruption, he is an instrument of corruption: Rahul

Modijis magic can even make democracy disappear from India very soon, he told an election rally at Jowai in poll-bound Meghalaya. "Do not be afraid to tell them in the face about their hidden agenda", said the Congress president as he expressed his gratitude to the church in Meghalaya for turning down the central government's attempt to provi...

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  • Pakistani Supreme Court disqualifies Nawaz Sharif from being PML-N chief
Pakistani Supreme Court disqualifies Nawaz Sharif from being PML-N chief

It citied articles 62 and 63 of the Pakistani Constitution, which state that a disqualified individual can not lead a party, Pakistan Today reported. The decision comes months after the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) passed a law allowing Sharif to remain at its helm despite being removed from the premiership and barred from holding any off...

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  • Venezuela Comes Out With Guides On Petro Digital Currency
Venezuela Comes Out With Guides On Petro Digital Currency

The coin appears to be essentially a forward sale of the country's oil dressed up as a crypto-currency, opposition lawmaker Jorge Millan says . "The new cryptocurrency will be backed by reserves of Venezuelan wealth in gold, oil, gas, and diamonds".

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  • Zimbabwe: Thousands gather for Tsvangirai tribute
Zimbabwe: Thousands gather for Tsvangirai tribute

Nelson Chamisa has won leadership of the opposition party, which holds the second largest number of seats in Zimbabwe's parliament. President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a longtime Mugabe ally, says in a statement that consultations are underway about what the government can do to "accord the late departed befitting honor".

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  • Turkish Shelling Near Afrin After Syrian Government Allied Troops Arrive
Turkish Shelling Near Afrin After Syrian Government Allied Troops Arrive

The ongoing bombardment and shelling have devastated numerous villages and towns in the Kurdish-held enclave on the Turkish border, with civilians bearing the brunt of the Turkish assault. Paramilitary forces aligned with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad arrived in Afrin on Tuesday. Russia's chief objectives in Syria are to bolster Presid...

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  • Justin Billa, Alabama Police Officer, Killed By 'Person Of Interest' In Standoff
Justin Billa, Alabama Police Officer, Killed By 'Person Of Interest' In Standoff

That's where Hollie shot and killed Mobile Police Officer Justin Billa. WPMI reports Hollie was found dead in his barricaded home around 3 a.m. Wednesday morning after a standoff with a SWAT team. At least one officer fired shots back at Hollie, AL.com reported . Octavia Poellnitz, Hollie and Fonda's daughter, was distraught after hearing th...

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  • After IED Attack, COGAT Warns of Tougher Response on Gaza Border
After IED Attack, COGAT Warns of Tougher Response on Gaza Border

Cairo will open the Rafah border crossing linking Egypt's Sinai Peninsula to the blockaded Gaza Strip for four days, the Palestinian Embassy in Cairo announced on Tuesday. They are demanding payment from the Hamas-run healthy ministry. According to sources that spoke to Asharq Al-Awsat, Emadi's responses angered the workers who then assaulted him...

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  • Secret new charges filed against Manafort, Gates in Mueller probe
Secret new charges filed against Manafort, Gates in Mueller probe

The document also said van der Zwaan deleted emails sought by the special counsel's office and a law firm, referred to as "Law Firm A", including an email between himself and the unnamed person. But after the report was released in 2014, the Ukrainian government paid the firm $1 million. The New York Times reports that Van Der Zwaan, who wa...

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  • X-ray Analysis Uncovers a Secret Underneath one of Picasso's Masterpieces
X-ray Analysis Uncovers a Secret Underneath one of Picasso's Masterpieces

The Art Galley of Ontario, where the painting is now on display, teamed up with Northwestern University's Centre for Scientific Studies in the Arts in Chicago to scan some of Picasso's work with X-ray fluorescence spectrometry and other imaging technology.

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  • Trump accuser challenges president: 'By all means, release the footage'
Trump accuser challenges president: 'By all means, release the footage'

Trump's second tweet on Tuesday, referring to one of his accusers having her mortgage "paid off", appeared to be a reference to Jill Harth. In Tuesday's Washington Post story, she offered as evidence of the encounter in the form of an email she sent her mom later that day on January 11, 2006.

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  • Lucky 13 And Second Successive Title For Kvitova After Muguruza Classic
Lucky 13 And Second Successive Title For Kvitova After Muguruza Classic

Petra Kvitova came from a set down to claim the Qatar Open title in Doha with a 13th successive victory. Muguruza kept putting pressure on Kvitova's service game, and the Czech needed to save two break points again in the seventh game before holding her serve.

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  • Amarinder Singh look forward to meet Canadian PM
Amarinder Singh look forward to meet Canadian PM

Trudeau and his family were seen donning Indian attire. After providing picture-perfect optics at Taj Mahal in Agra, Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad and Akshardham Temple in Gandhinagar, it was all business for the Canadian leader. On Monday, Singh confirmed officially as well as on social media that he would be meeting Trudeau. While Justin Tru...

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  • Syrian regime attacks kill 167 civilians in E Ghouta
Syrian regime attacks kill 167 civilians in E Ghouta

Local Co-ordination Committees, an opposition activist network, reports that civilians have been killed and wounded in fresh air strikes on Douma, Misraba and al-Nashabiya. Panos Moumtzis, the U.N.'s regional humanitarian coordinator for the Syrian crisis, said in a statement late Monday the humanitarian situation is "spiraling out of control".

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  • Trump blames Obama over Russian Federation election meddling
Trump blames Obama over Russian Federation election meddling

But that happened in December 2016 - weeks after the election. Representatives for Obama declined to comment Tuesday on Trump's latest round of tweets. Why do Americans support a president who appears to not have the best interests of our country? The 44th president, however, personally warned Russian President Vladimir Putin against messing wi...

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  • Student shoots self in OH middle school, no one else hurt
Student shoots self in OH middle school, no one else hurt

All other students and teachers in the middle school are safe and have not been released. The school district announced the lockdown at the middle school on Tuesday morning, and canceled classes at the district's four elementary schools. 'Students will be released to their parents in the near future'. Police did not provide any information on t...

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  • Man accused of taking thumb from 2000-year-old terra-cotta warrior
Man accused of taking thumb from 2000-year-old terra-cotta warrior

Terracotta Warriors which guarded the tomb of China's First Emperor, Qin Shi Huang, on loan from China are displayed in The World Museum, Liverpool, Britain February 6, 2017. Another friend said Rohana posted a photo of "a finger" from a terra-cotta warrior on Snapchat a day after the party. Investigators confronted him in his home, where he re...

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  • Mitt Romney as the 'never Trump' Senate candidate? Don't bet on it
Mitt Romney as the 'never Trump' Senate candidate? Don't bet on it

The president tweeted, "He will make a great Senator and worthy successor to @ OrrinHatch and has my full support and endorsement!" Romney officially announced his Senate run on Friday with a video that took shots at Washington while praising Utah's fiscal restraint and embrace of immigrants.

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  • Penn State upsets No. 8 Buckeyes for a season sweep
Penn State upsets No. 8 Buckeyes for a season sweep

But we're not here to talk about football. It starts with a trip to University Park to take on a Penn State team that gave OSU its only loss in the Big Ten to date. Ohio State has been on a tear lately, and they've lost just one game since Christmas. For Penn State, the victory built on the team's increasingly strong case to make the NCAA tournam...

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  • More Russians Killed In Syria By IED
More Russians Killed In Syria By IED

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis , speaking to reporters Tuesday while traveling in Europe, was adamant he knew of no Russian contractors killed in the fighting. No fatalities were reported on the coalition side and "enemy vehicles and personnel who turned around and headed back west were not targeted". The death of Russians under direct Ameri...

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  • Ethiopia imposes six-month emergency rule
Ethiopia imposes six-month emergency rule

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced his resignation Thursday in an effort to quell the country's political unrest. The state of emergency is to be declared amidst increasing power struggle, especially between the OPDO and ANDM, to replace the outgoing Prime Minister.

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  • Chief of Staff Kelly overhauls White House clearance procedure
Chief of Staff Kelly overhauls White House clearance procedure

The White House was mired in scandal over its security-clearance procedures after former staff secretary Rob Porter faced allegations of domestic and emotional abuse. Perhaps one of the bigger ramifications of the new memo is that starting next week, all interim security clearances for individuals whose investigations have been pending since ...

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  • Oil near one-week high on weak dollar, equities rally
Oil near one-week high on weak dollar, equities rally

Brent crude futures LCOc1 settled 51 cents, or 0.8 percent, higher at $64.84 per barrel, after touching eight-day highs. "Oil is getting support from a rebound in global stock markets and a weak dollar, but the upside is limited due to a projection for rising US production", said Tomomichi Akuta, senior economist at Mitsubishi UFJ Research and...

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  • Turkey's Erdogan conveyed expectations on Syria to Tillerson
Turkey's Erdogan conveyed expectations on Syria to Tillerson

However, as the world becomes more complex, and the Middle East in particular, relationships between states take on new forms and get new descriptions. Touching upon the Turkish operation in Afrin , Tillerson said that the United States recognizes Turkey's legitimate right to secure its borders.

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  • Bannon Spent 'Some 20 Hours' In Mueller Interviews This Week
Bannon Spent 'Some 20 Hours' In Mueller Interviews This Week

Conaway said the committee will now consider next steps to get the answers they need from Bannon. The committee, in a rare show of bipartisanship, subpoenaed Bannon on-the-spot during a voluntary interview last month after he refused to answer numerous panel's questions.

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  • Woman in India 'marries' twice posing as man to get dowry
Woman in India 'marries' twice posing as man to get dowry

Both the women she married didn't seem to have suspected her. Ms Sen reportedly never disrobed in front of them, and according to the police, she was never sexually intimate with them. She took around Rs 8.5 lakh from her wife and used it to set up a factory. In an interrogation with police, the accused revealed that she has been a tomboy since c...

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  • Pence raises prospect of U.S. talks with N. Korea without pre-conditions
Pence raises prospect of U.S. talks with N. Korea without pre-conditions

But a special burden rests with North Korea , whose nuclear program violates United Nations Security Council resolutions and is a real threat. North Korea conducted ICBM and nuclear tests previous year. North Korea's cheerleading squad was on hand for a third straight game as well. On the flight home, Pence told reporters that he appreciated M...

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  • Pakistan amends anti-terror law ahead of key Paris meet
Pakistan amends anti-terror law ahead of key Paris meet

Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain has promulgated an ordinance to amend the country's Anti-Terrorism Act to list groups sanctioned by the UNSecurity Council - including the Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) and the Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation (FIF) - as terror organisations.

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  • Zimbabwe - Death of former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai (14 February 2018)
Zimbabwe - Death of former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai (14 February 2018)

He had been battling colon cancer for the past two years. The former prime minister was one of former President Robert Mugabe's worst critics. He won the election with 47% of the vote against Mugabe's 43% but he fell short of the threshold needed to be sworn in.

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