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Canadian PM Justin Trudeau arrives at Amritsar

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Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan and Punjab Local Government Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu were also present at the meeting. The Chief Minister mentioned his government's "Connect with Your Roots", which he said could facilitate youth from Punjabi Diaspora in Canada to come and see Punjab, and urged the Canadian government to support the programme. Read More »

Students stage 'lie-in' outside White House over gun control

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The Department of Justice's Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) has been reviewing whether adding a bumpstock makes a gun a "machine gun" since last December, after a gunman armed with multiple weapons outfitted with bumpstocks killed 58 people and injured over 800 in Las Vegas . Read More »

UN chief urges immediate halt to Ghouta fighting

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NGOs are calling on the UN Security Council to impose an immediate ceasefire and hold perpetrators of these atrocities to account. Mortar shells reportedly launched by rebels in East Ghouta killed more than a dozen civilians in government-held Damascus over the past 48 hours, in what humanitarian officials called some of the most intense shelling on the Syrian capital in months. Read More »

Social media threat closes Waterloo schools Wednesday

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This created widespread panic among the school students and the police were alerted of the same around 8 p.m. local time (10 p.m. EST). State Police say the rumor was unfounded and the girl accused of starting it was disciplined by the school system. Read More »

Singapore Plans To Raise Goods & Services Tax

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Heng said that the GST revision takes into account Singapore's long-term needs as spending increases in all sectors, such as in healthcare, infrastructure and security. UOB's Mr Tan expects the overall surplus to narrow to $2.1 billion in FY2018, with total expenditure rising faster than operating revenue. The SG bonus will cost the Government about S$700 million (Sh53.7 billion). Read More »

UK Not Looking For "Race To The Bottom" After Brexit, Davis Says

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Britain will on Tuesday seek to reassure the European Union that it will not lower regulatory standards after Brexit , promising to lead "a race to the top" in global standards . Julie Bishop, the country's foreign minister, said: 'When the circumstances are right, when the timing is right, Australia would be keen to pursue a free trade agreement with the United Kingdom. Read More »

Sevilla-Manchester United: how and where to watch

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Manchester United shift their focus on the Champions League following their 2-0 win over Huddersfield Town in the FA Cup 5th round on Saturday. No more so than in the next few weeks as in between their two legs against Sevilla , United also host Chelsea and Liverpool in the Premier League with all three sides locked in a battle to finish in the top four. Read More »

Venezuela Officially Launches the Pre-Sale of Its Oil-backed 'Petro' Token

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Venezuela is mired in a deep economic and political crisis prompted by the fall of oil prices, and has been facing mass protests since spring. So they created a new one. Opposition leaders said the sale constitutes an illegal issuing of debt, while the US Treasury Department warned it may violate sanctions imposed past year. Read More »

Trump denies forcibly kissing Rachel Crooks in Twitter rant

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The president, referencing a report by the Washington Post detailing Rachel Crooks' account of him kissing her outside an elevator in January 2006, said he didn't know her and "to the best of knowledge, never met" Crooks. The women held a joint media conference where they repeated their accounts of being groped, fondled and forcibly kissed by the businessman-turned-politician. Read More »

Iran locates wreckage of crashed passenger plane

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The station said the weather had improved, though it was still windy. "Deep and unsafe crevices in the area of the crash have made it impossible for helicopters to land", Ghafoor Rastinrooz, director of the regional medical centre, told official news agency IRNA . Read More »

Nixon Library Cuts Admission Price in Half For Presidents Day

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In 1971, that was made to happen for four of the nine federal holidays . Presidents' Day is an American holiday celebrated on the third Monday in February. ATMs will be operational, but check deposits and bank transfers made on Presidents' Day won't be processed until tomorrow. It seems nobody wants George Washington to have a birthday anymore. Read More »

Watch an AR-15 owner destroy his rifle in a Facebook video

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But he also believes a person's life is more important than the right to own an AR-15, the same gun that suspect Nikolas Cruz allegedly used to kill 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School . "Ultimately it's a gun like this one that takes away lives". Pappalardo then gets up and walks to a nearby buzzsaw, which he uses to cut the gun in half. Read More »

Trump endorses Mitt Romney for Utah Senate bid

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Romney - the 2012 GOP presidential nominee and former MA governor - announced Friday that he would run to succeed Sen. Orrin Hatch's retirement. Hatch was among the first Republicans to pitch Romney as his potential successor, and gave Romney a memo a year ago outlining his case for why Romney should run, the former presidential candidate confirmed Friday. Read More »

South Korea and USA to resume military exercises after Paralympics

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Experts say while the South and North have, so far, managed to collaborate in arranging North Korea's participation in the Pyeongchang Winter Games, the two sides are unlikely to see eye-to-eye on ways to defuse military tensions. But the communist state hates the joint war games, which are held in the spring and the fall, and warned on Monday that a move to restart them would be "a wild act of ruthlessly trampling even a small sprout of peace that has been now seen on the Korean peninsula". Read More »

Kelly makes changes to White House security clearance process

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Potentially still reeling from the criticism that he's received over the way he has handled the ongoing Rob Porter scandal , White House Chief of Staff John Kelly has chose to overhaul the process in which the White House conducts security clearance investigations . Read More »

Things to Know About Karen McDougal

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He has not explained the payment, but The Wall Street Journal has reported that it was in exchange for her silence about the alleged relationship with Trump . After ending the affair in April 2007, McDougal signed a limited life-story rights agreement in August 2016, granting American Media, Inc ., the publisher of the National Enquirer , exclusive ownership of her story for $150,000. Read More »

Wales shaken by 4.4 magnitude quake

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Port Talbot is more than 15 miles from the epicentre near the Swansea Valley village of Cwmllynfell , but tremors were felt as far afield as Liverpool and the English Midlands. "For now - it is unexplained - but there is nothing to worry about". The British Geological Survey is urging anyone living in Cornwall and the south-west to fill in its survery if the felt the quake. Read More »

India, Iran sign pact during Rouhani visit on leasing port

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The two leaders also deliberated on regional situations during their wide-ranging talks. Rouhani arrived in India on Thursday for a three-day official visit at the invitation of Modi. New Delhi has allowed investment in Indian rupees in Iran. India and Iran on Saturday expressed interest in enhancing cooperation possibilities in the maritime domain. Read More »

Weekend weather wrap-up: snow then dry & warm

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Heavy rain and storms moved through Ohio Valley and parts of the Northeast overnight Friday, but it's a second line of storms that will bring snow to the region on Saturday . A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow will cause travel difficulties. Main roads should fair better since the ground is still pretty warm, but side streets could become snow covered. Read More »

New NATO Commands to Focus on Maritime Security, Cyber Defense

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Ahead of the meeting, Turkey had called for the United States to expel the YPG from the anti-Islamic State SDF forces it is backing in Syria. "Not tonight, we're still working", he said. "Turkey has some legitimate security concerns". We have seen the reports, but it's not for me, in a way, to have any€¦ to give advice on that, it's for the Afghan government to decide.€. Read More »

SC kidnapping suspect arrested in Mississippi

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Police are still looking for the abductor. Emergency crews searched for at least nine hours in the immediate area where Heidi Renae Todd was reported missing, ending the immediate initial search effort around 3 a.m. The woman's other two kids were at school. Tecklenburg said investigators have identified a person of interest in the case and they want to speak with him. Read More »

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau arrives on India visit

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Trudeau arrives in New Delhi on Saturday and will be in India until February 23, with stops also scheduled in Agra, Amritsar, Ahmedabad and Mumbai. "COMMENTS" A team comprising Canadian officials today paid a visit to the Golden Temple in the wake of the visit of Canadian PM to Amritsar", said the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) Chief Secretary Roop Singh. Read More »