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Pyeongchang Olympics smashes sexy record before Games even start

In a letter to the United Nations Security Council that was released Thursday North Korea complained about the likely resumption of USA led joint military drills, and warned it would not "sit idle" ...

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Girl in 'Slenderman' stabbing is given 40 years in psychiatric care

Girl in 'Slenderman' stabbing is given 40 years in psychiatric care

Before the judge's ruling, Geyser tearfully apologized to her victim, whose family was in court, and said she hoped the girl is doing well. "I know she's remorseful for what happened", Cotton ad...

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Stone tools offer insights into history of human evolution

Stone tools offer insights into history of human evolution

While the Attirampakaam site and its rich Middle Paleolithic record are best suited for this research , the study also says that insufficient fossil samples have prevented much research in the area...

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Israeli aircraft strikes Gaza Strip in response to rocket fire

Israeli aircraft strikes Gaza Strip in response to rocket fire

Emad al-Agha, a leader of the Fatah movement (Hamas's secular rival), decried Haniyeh's "terrorist" designation, urging Palestinians to escalate their protest activity against "hostile" USA policy dec...

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Arrest of leftist leaders Baylosis, Roque lawful, says prosecutor

Arrest of leftist leaders Baylosis, Roque lawful, says prosecutor

Baylosis, a member of the NDFP Reciprocal Working Group on political and constitutional reforms, is the first NDFP consultant rearrested after President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the cancellation of the...

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No municipal water to be used at Cape Town 10s

No municipal water to be used at Cape Town 10s

The city also plans to find new water sources - by tapping groundwater, building desalination plants, and turning to recycled wastewater, according to The LA Times . This rate of consumption is nearl...

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'Modicare', World's Largest Health Care Scheme To Cost 11,OOO Crore Per Year

'Modicare', World's Largest Health Care Scheme To Cost 11,OOO Crore Per Year

This scheme would require an estimated funding of Rs 11,000 crore in central and state government funding each year. THE Centre on Thursday announced the world's largest Government funded health ca...

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TDP unhappy with Union Budget's allocations to AP, hits out at BJP

TDP unhappy with Union Budget's allocations to AP, hits out at BJP

Immediately after the Budget was presented, Naidu held a tele-conference with several of his MPs and urged them to pressurise the government in Parliament over the injustice meted out to AP. Speaking ...

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Rohingya mass graves discovered in Mynamar

Rohingya mass graves discovered in Mynamar

Mg Mg, a Rohingya resident in Buthidaung, said military units arrived in Gu Dar Pyin on the evening of February 1 following the report . "It's been reported 400 people were murdered in Gu Dar Pyin ...

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Maldives' Nasheed vows to run for president

Maldives' Nasheed vows to run for president

In 2015, in a trial widely criticized by global rights groups, Nasheed was sentenced to 13 years in prison. The president's office later said it accepted the ruling and would comply with it. When th...

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Turkey: Rocket attacks from Syrian enclave kill 2

Turkey: Rocket attacks from Syrian enclave kill 2

Friday's deaths raised to six the death toll from rocket attacks on the two towns since then. Co-Chair Leyla Güven has been arrested by a Turkish court for comments critical of Turkish military oper...

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Puppy Bowl 2018: What To Expect From Puppy Bowl XIV?

Puppy Bowl 2018: What To Expect From Puppy Bowl XIV?

When does it start? . For viewers on the other side of the pond wanting a doggie fix, Animal Planet will be screening last year's Puppy Bowl at 1pm on Sunday. African grey parrot Meep the Bird ...

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U.S. renews Syria's Temporary Protected Status for 18 months

U.S. renews Syria's Temporary Protected Status for 18 months

CLINIC's Jeanne Atkinson called the January 31 decision by Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen to extend rather than re-designate TPS for Syrians an "arbitrary decision with life-or-death ...

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Finsbury Park attacker to be sentenced

Finsbury Park attacker to be sentenced

Mrs Justice Cheema-Grubb told the court: 'Having been captured while trying to run away after the attack Darren Osborne was in some danger from an angry crowd of about one hundred people but the ima...

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Waiting to see if US, North Korea talk

South Koreans believe that only Pyongyang will benefit from the upcoming games. Ricardo Colon, a Diplomatic Security official, said the service would have about 100 personnel in South Korea , w...

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UNHCR boss appeals for $3B for South Sudanese refugees

UNHCR boss appeals for $3B for South Sudanese refugees

An estimated 200,000 new refugees are anticipated to arrive in Sudan in 2018 As of 15 January, the total South Sudanese refugee population in Sudan stood at 770,110, according to UNHCR. A U.S. arms em...

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Calais Shooting Leaves Four Migrants In Critical Condition After Mass Brawl

Calais Shooting Leaves Four Migrants In Critical Condition After Mass Brawl

The episode reached "a level of violence never seen before" in Calais, according to French Interior Minister Gérard Collomb, who arrived at the scene to oversee the government's response. A second mel...

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90 migrants dead as boat capsizes off Libya coast

90 migrants dead as boat capsizes off Libya coast

In fact, the agency said, January was the second deadliest month in the Mediterranean since last June. In recent years, hundreds of thousands of migrants from sub-Saharan Africa have been rescued ...

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Nairobi court orders Miguna Miguna's release

Nairobi court orders Miguna Miguna's release

Media organisations that disregarded this advice were shut down. During the protests in Nairobi , a 14-year old boy was shot by police as they engaged the opposition supporters. CNN has reached out...

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Killed as Two French Military Helicopters Crash

Killed as Two French Military Helicopters Crash

Rescuers are at the scene, in the Var region, searching for a sixth person who was aboard one of the helicopters. One body had still to be recovered from the wreckage. The Ealat training school also h...

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Iranian govt arrests 29 women for not wearing hijab during protests

Iranian govt arrests 29 women for not wearing hijab during protests

The hijab has been in place in Iran after the Iranian revolution in 1979. "The women of Iran have always been ignored". Images of Iranian women holding their hijabs aloft in the street sprea...

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White House: Trump Is OK With Controversial FBI Memo Release

President Trump previewed the expected release of a controversial classified memo Friday by claiming that leaders of the FBI and Justice Department are biased against Republicans when it comes to i...

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Trump administration: Syria probably continuing to make, use chemical weapons

Trump administration: Syria probably continuing to make, use chemical weapons

Raising the alarm about the continued threat, US officials said it was "highly likely" that Assad kept a hidden stockpile of chemical weapons after 2013 that he failed to properly disclose. The offici...

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In a bid to restore ties, Sushma Swaraj visits Nepal

In a bid to restore ties, Sushma Swaraj visits Nepal

Swaraj had a one-on-one meeting with K P Oli, chairman of the Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist, and leader of the Left Alliance that won absolute majority in the parliamentary electio...

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To Defend Controversial Holocaust Denial Law, Poles Tweet #JewishDeathCamps

To Defend Controversial Holocaust Denial Law, Poles Tweet #JewishDeathCamps

On February 1, the Polish Senate approved without any amendments the law on the Institute of National Remembrance of Poland , which envisages criminal liability for denial of "crimes of Ukrainian ...

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