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India trails Pakistan in nuclear weapons race; Russian Federation has largest stockpile

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But because of North Korea's boasting that its nuclear warheads can now reach any city on the U.S. mainland, President Trump has ordered a second look at the USA nuclear program. By the time he visited Naval Base Kitsap last August, Mattis appeared to have all but decided. To have done otherwise would have forced him to confront tremendous pressure from Congress, the military and the White House, all of which backed the new policy. Read More »

Kenya police tear gas protesters over close of 4 TV stations

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Miguba Miguna, a Kenyan opposition leader who was arrested last Friday for his presence at the "swearing-in" ceremony of opposition leader Raila Odinga has been charged with treason . Two Kenyan television stations have resumed broadcasting after being taken off air for plans to show a rally held by the country's opposition leader. Read More »

Congress wins Rajasthan by-polls; Rahul lauds state unit

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In Mandal Garh of Bhilwara district, Congress candidate Vivek Dhakar defeated his nearest rival of Bhartiya Janta Party, Shakti Singh Hada by 12,976 votes. "Ajit Jogi may cut into the Congress vote, which will help the BJP", said the BJP functionary. The Congress also won Ajmer, which is a personal triumph for Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot as he had represented the seat from 2009 to 2014. Read More »

El Paso County deputy killed on 11th anniversary of his hiring

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Police remained in the area hours after the shooting, while other officers and bystanders lined the streets to watch as a procession drove Flick's body from a local hospital to the county coroner's office. Two other El Paso County deputies were wounded. Deputy Flick leaves behind a wife and 7-year-old twins. The organization does not solicit for funds but Flick's service, which has not yet been scheduled, will be the third funeral held for a law enforcement officer this month. Read More »

PM will not benefit from statements against K'taka govt: Congress

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He added that Modi had stressed on the achievements of his own government and picked on the failures of the Siddaramaiah rule but said nothing on the five years of BJP rule in the state. Ahead of the PM's rally, there was a twitter war between Siddaramaiah and Yeddyurappa. He called upon people of Karnataka to elect a BJP government for speedier implementation of development programme. Read More »

Ireland Gear Up For 6 Nations Clash With France

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And even if he doesn't turn out to be as good as a Wilkinson or Carter, Brunel believes Jalibert could at least emulate versatile former worldwide half-back Frederik Michalak, a player who made his France debut 16 years ago, just a month after turning 19. Read More »

Lauda: How stupid can they be?

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Among those who have lashed out at Formula One are Bernie Ecclestone, the 87-year-old chairman emeritus of the Formula One group who was replaced as the group's chief executive in January of 2017, and several " Grid Girls " themselves. "I can't see how a good-looking girl standing with a driver and a number in front of a Formula One auto can be offensive to anybody". "I want to encourage rather than diminish women", Lauda said. Read More »

President Trump to pull nomination of top environmental adviser

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When Oregon Democrat Jeff Merkley pressed her on her past comments at the confirmation hearing, Hartnett White responded, "I believe those words, senator, with all due respect, have been taken out of context". While advancing a book she co-wrote in 2016 , Fueling Freedom: Exposing the Mad War on Energy, Hartnett White commended non-renewable energy source vitality for doing "work that we generally would need to do [ourselves]". Read More »

Shooting spree wounds at least 6 in Italy

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At least four people have been wounded in a series of drive-by shootings in a town in central Italy , and one man has been arrested , police say. In Macerata, Interior Minister Marco Minniti said the gunman had been motivated "by racial hatred", and had "a background of right-wing extremism with clear references to fascism and Nazism". Read More »

2 killed, several injured in train derailment in SC

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Amtrak Train 91 was heading southbound and should have continued straight along the tracks, but the rail switch had been manually set to send the train onto the rail siding, where the CSX train was parked, NTSB Chairman Robert Sumwalt said Sunday. Read More »

Trump asked Rosenstein if he was 'on my team'

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President Donald Trump had appeared to raise that possibility earlier on Friday when asked whether he retained confidence in Rosenstein in the fallout over a Republican memo about the ongoing Russian Federation probe. Reports suggested prior to the memo's release that the president viewed it as a way to discredit the ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Read More »

Man who sold bullets to Vegas shooter charged

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Business records showed that Haig sold armor piercing ammunition throughout the USA, including Nevada, Texas, Virginia, Wyoming, and SC. The lawyer added 'none of his ammunition was used' in the shooting . An Arizona man who sold ammunition to the gunman in the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history says his one-time customer didn't raise suspicions that he planned to commit any crimes. Read More »

U.S. investigating possible sarin gas attacks in Syria: Defense Secretary Jim Mattis

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However, another official said that the Trump administration hopes that stepped-up global sanctions and diplomatic pressure against Damascus will help rein in Syria's chemical weapons program. U.S. administration had alleged that Assad regime had used the banned weapon. However, Syria and Russian Federation had rejected the USA claims, suggesting that militants might have detonated the chemical weapons on the ground. Read More »

Girl shooter injures two at Los Angeles middle school

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The school is now on lockdown and there is no immediate word on the extent of injuries. In Los Angeles , students at middle and high schools are required to go through daily random searches for weapons. Los Angeles police spokesman Josh Rubenstein confirmed that the shooting was ruled out as accidental. "Someone made a decision to bring a gun, I guess someone was accidentally playing around with it", the 12-year-old identified as Benjamin said. Read More »

Punxsutawney Phil Sees His Shadow, Winter Will Forge On

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Parts of the USA are in for six more weeks of winter , according to weather-predicting groundhogs in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Georgia. Because it's actually here for six more weeks, according to groundhog Punxsutawney Phil . He has seen his shadow 103 times compared to not seeing his shadow 18 times. The 2018 Groundhog Day celebration drew thousands of watchers in 11-degree weather in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, who waited overnight, bundled in blankets and heavy coats, only to be ... Read More »

Police arrest man accused of killing youth in Kasganj communal clash

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Police teams led by Inspector General (IG) Sanjeev Gupta raided some houses in Baddu Nagar and picked up four suspects for interrogation. Saleem is the eleventh person to be arrested in connection with the murder case. Another police report said that for showing the facts of Friday's violence, senior journalists of Kasganj and also of a national electronic media based in Lucknow , were threatened by some Hindu activist group. Read More »

TRU joins the conversation on Bell Let's Talk Day

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Bell will donate five cents to mental health programs for each #BellLetsTalk tweet; each view of the Bell Let's Talk video on Twitter , Facebook , Instagram and Snapchat; and each use of the Bell Let's Talk Facebook photo frame and Snapchat filter. Read More »

Snow Possible Early Friday, National Weather Service Says

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We sailed through the first month of 2018 without a whiff of snow or a single day that stayed below 40 degrees. While we are only forecasting an inch or two of snow for most, the combination of that along with a flash freeze occurring at the same time will likely make for a dicey morning commute. Read More »

Classified Australian files 'accidentally sold'

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The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC ) the treasure trove of files and published a series of exclusive reports earlier this week. Australia is scrambling to contain the fallout from the publication of a treasure trove of secret documents that was found in two filing cabinets bought from a second-hand store. Read More »

Groundhog Day: 5 freakish things you don't know about this quirky tradition

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However, if people can make it down to Punxsutawney , Pennsylvania-located about 80 miles northeast of Pittsburgh-they can watch the groundhog do his thing via live stream at 6 a.m. Did the groundhog see its shadow? Groundhog Day originates from the European holiday known as Candlemas, a Christian "celebration of lights" in the dreary midwinter of February 2. Read More »

Arab FMs urge UN-led 'mechanism' for Palestine peace process

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On Dec. 6, the USA president recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, prompting widespread condemnation across the region and angry demonstrations in the Palestinian territories. decision to reduce its contribution to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) will also pose a threat to the refugee issue. The monthly council meeting typically includes a briefing by the United Nations special envoy for the Middle East peace process and statements by both the Palestinian and Israeli ... Read More »

Tillerson embraces Latin America before visit

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Tillerson also talked about the USA helping law enforcement in Mexico - providing inspection equipment and training - to help put an end to smuggling of drugs and people. Venezuela is in its fifth year of a worsening political and economic crisis. "We do not seek short term deals with lop-sided returns", Tillerson said. Read More »