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Hillary Clinton Sent an Important Message with Her Latest Pantsuit

Using her appearance to highlight the need of bringing women into the political sphere, Clinton spoke assertively on the need for more women to run for office. We heard a lot of "now I understand how this happened"-meaning how Trump won the election. But think how different the world would be today if the people who came before us had not just gotten discouraged but because of that had given up". Read More

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USA general says Russian Federation has deployed banned missile

USA general says Russian Federation has deployed banned missile

It was the first time that the USA military had publicly accused Russian Federation of violating the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF), which bans intermediate-range ballistic missiles based on land. Moscow also denied it had violated the treaty, which helped end the cold war. USA allies in Europe have voiced concern about what they perceived as aggressive Russian intentions and its military buildup. Read More

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CIA responds to WikiLeaks with an extra long 'no comment'

CIA responds to WikiLeaks with an extra long 'no comment'

Also mentioned in the documents are tools for hacking embedded operating systems, including a Python-based tool for sending commands to a remote keyboard emulator pushed to an embedded device. WikiLeaks said it planned to avoid distributing tools "until a consensus emerges" on the political nature of the CIA's program and how such software could be analyzed , disarmed and published. Read More

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Slain Kim Jong-nam's Son Breaks Silence and Releases VIDEO Address

Slain Kim Jong-nam's Son Breaks Silence and Releases VIDEO Address

The man, identified by South Korea's National Intelligence Service as Kim Han-Sol, shows a North Korean passport to the camera in the video and thanks an unnamed person or group for their support. Meanwhile, little is known about the Cheollima Civil Defense. North Korea has claimed that the man, carrying a passport with the name Kim Chol, was not the half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un. Read More

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Hawaii-bound flight diverted to LAX after passenger complains about $12 blanket

A spokesman for the Los Angeles Airport Police Department told the Los Angeles Times that the 66-year-old passenger requested a blanket because he was cold, but became upset when he learned he would have to pay for it. He was not arrested. Officers interviewed the man and determined he had not made a threat against the aircraft, and thus had not violated any laws. "It was just a business dispute", Pedregon said. Read More

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Senate panel backs Trump's pick for USA envoy to Israel

Senate panel backs Trump's pick for USA envoy to Israel

Republicans, the majority on the committee, have said they likely will vote for Friedman. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), one of the longest-serving Jewish members of the Senate, also announced her opposition to Friedman's nomination. Corker also received a letter from Michael Siegal, the former chairman of the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA), expressing his amazement at the "vitriol" directed at Friedman. Read More

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Kate Middleton needs a new right-hand-woman

Kate Middleton needs a new right-hand-woman

Before becoming Kate's private secretary and royal companion, Rebecca worked for Prince Harry's charity, Sentebale, so her next career move could be anything. While her official role is to assist the Duchess with her public appearances, making sure engagements run smoothly and that she has everything she needs to hand, Deacon is also reported to have become a trusted personal friend. Read More

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Photos of the Hyperloop test track under construction in Nevada

Photos of the Hyperloop test track under construction in Nevada

That's slightly later than the company's original timeline - a press release from October said the trial will occur in the first quarter of this year. "Tying together the Middle East region would produce greater virtual density, without congestion and pollution, spurring innovation, productivity, job growth and more powerful sharing of knowledge, labor and investment". Read More

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Illegal Border Crossings Down 40 Percent in Trump's First Month

Illegal Border Crossings Down 40 Percent in Trump's First Month

The agency pointed out that in the last months leading up to Trump's inauguration, there was a 35 percent increase in the apprehensions of illegal immigrants, as compared to the previous fiscal year. On January 25, Trump signed an executive order calling for a border wall and intensified enforcement. The department also reported on Wednesday that due to the administration's recent actions, smugglers, known as coyotes , have increased their fees for smuggling undocumented immigrants ... Read More

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TODAY'S FORECAST: Partly sunny, chance of showers

TODAY'S FORECAST: Partly sunny, chance of showers

High 51F. Winds WSW at 25 to 35 miles per hour. Winds could gust as high as 22 miles per hour. Tuesday: Periods of light rain . Expect a mix of sun and clouds today with highs climbing into the low 70s. Showers continue overnight with cloudy skies and a low around 47, the weather service says. According to the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, today will be mostly sunny with a high of 52 degrees and wind speeds between 5 and 15 miles per hour. Read More

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Trump surprises young White House visitors

Trump surprises young White House visitors

Former US President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush also greeted some 3,000 visitors during their stay in Pennsylvania Avenue."I just want to remind everybody that this is not our house", Bush said . Trump is not the first president to surprise guests, as Barack Obama often did. Cornish is a fifth-grader at Briarwood Christian School . First lady Melania Trump announced the reopening of the White House, after it was closed to tours for several weeks, in a statement last month. Read More

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Late 2018 could be best time for new Scottish referendum, says Sturgeon

Late 2018 could be best time for new Scottish referendum, says Sturgeon

Fall 2018 would be a "common sense" time for a second independence referendum, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said in a BBC interview that is being broadcast Thursday. "There are politicians in Westminster who think Brexit and all of this is some kind of game". She has said that a deal could be reached where Scotland remains a member of the single market while the rest of Britain leaves as membership is important to Scotland's interests. Read More

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60% turnout in UP; Manipur records 86%

60% turnout in UP; Manipur records 86%

Polling in Uttar Pradesh - India's most populous state - was held in seven phases. A high voter turnout of 53.47 per cent has been reported from Varanasi , the parliamentary constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. While BSP supremo Mayawati will also be hoping to make inroads in the last phase of polls. "Apart from this, health and education have always been election issues in the district for the past many years", Kesari said. Read More

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Uri attack: NIA releases two suspects over no evidence

Uri attack: NIA releases two suspects over no evidence

The NIA told a court in Jammu that it had no evidence to prosecute schoolboys Faisal Husain Awan and Ahsan Khursheed. Faizal Hussain Awan and his friend Yasin Khurshid, residents of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, were released from NIA custody after no evidence surfaced against them during an investigation into the Uri attack, the report claimed. Read More

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About 11000 Afghans cross Torkham border on second day

About 11000 Afghans cross Torkham border on second day

Pakistan said the attacks were launched by militants in Afghanistan, allegations denied by Afghan officials. The officials said the Pakistani citizens having original identity cards were allowed to cross the border. The crossings were initially closed after a string of militant attacks in Pakistan last month killed over 125 people. The authorities, however, reopened border with Afghanistan for two-day temporary period to thwart evolving humanitarian crisis of stranded people. Read More

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Couple arrested in the United Arab Emirates for 'having sex outside marriage'

Couple arrested in the United Arab Emirates for 'having sex outside marriage'

A couple have been detained in the United Arab Emirates for having sex outside of marriage, according to a relative. The newly engaged couple have reportedly remained in custody ever since. She said: 'For heaven's sake, how can they supposedly determine that? The distraught mum also said that the Ukrainian embassy was trying to seek permission for the couple to marry or be deported rather than having to stay in Dubai. Read More

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China calls for talks with North Korea and reduced tensions

China calls for talks with North Korea and reduced tensions

His comments follow China's calls earlier Wednesday for North Korea to suspend its nuclear and missile activities in exchange for a halt in joint military exercises conducted by the USA and North Korea. The United States and South Korea should suspend their expansive joint military exercise in return for North Korea suspending its nuclear and missile development, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Wednesday. Read More

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US Marines Deployed to Northern Syria to Boost Fight Against IS

Currently, the United States has limited its ground troops to about 500 special operations fighters whose job has been to train and assist the SDF, a local Arab-Kurdish alliance fighting IS. Votel - speaking to a small group of reporters accompanying him on a trip to the Middle East on February 22 - stressed that the Pentagon was not considering sending American combat troops to take over the fighting in Syria and that the strategy developed during the Obama administration of keeping local ... Read More

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CBSE Class 10, 12 board exam to begin

CBSE Class 10, 12 board exam to begin

In contrast, the female-male ratio has been less with 4,60,026 girls and 6,38,865 boys taking part in the Class 12 examinations. The number of students are 15.73 % more than last year's figure. Once the user types the roll number, they will not only get the address and image of the examination centre, but will also get its location through a map, with the best possible route available to reach the centre. Read More

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Trump Accuses Obama of Tapping Trump Tower Phones

Trump Accuses Obama of Tapping Trump Tower Phones

But so far, the Justice Department has not done so. This is about the Obama administration spying, and the question is not whether it spied. Two leading Senate Judiciary Committee senators are asking the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Justice to hand over any warrant applications related to possible wiretaps of President Donald Trump and his team, after Trump accused his predecessor of illegally tracking his conversations. Read More

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Democratic House Members Walkout for Day Without a Woman

Faith Winter, D-Westminster. There are 38 women total serving in the legislature. "And today, we are walking out for them", said Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.). "Ladies, we don't know what we would do without you in this chamber", Duran said. Then state Rep. Joe Salazar, D-Thornton, took to the microphone to express his support for his colleagues. Read More

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French ambassador to Japan says won't serve far-right leader Le Pen

French ambassador to Japan says won't serve far-right leader Le Pen

A new poll of French voter intentions on Monday showed independent centrist Emmanuel Macron on par with far-right leader Marine Le Pen in the first round of France's presidential vote, and Macron the clear victor in the two-way runoff. Macron is seen here in Paris today. He was propelled to the front of the race in part by the scandal engulfing Francois Fillon and on Thursday unveiled a manifesto that included plans to revamp the pension system. Read More

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