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Korea ballistic missile launch

Korea ballistic missile launch

It flew about 500 kilometres (310 miles) before falling into the sea, a defence ministry spokesperson said. On the same day, President Donald Trump said he would deal with North Korea "very strongly", calling the North a "big, big problem". Read More

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Man Charged in Stabbing Death of Winnipeg Bus Driver

The bus driver was allegedly stabbed with a weapon on the University of Manitoba's Fort Garry campus around 2 a.m. Irvine Jubal Fraser , 58, died after succumbing to his injuries in hospital shortly after the attack at 1:55 a.m. "We think there's a way to do that without breaking the bank", Callahan said, adding the union plans to discuss that idea and others with the city and cops to make changes. Read More

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Schumer says Sessions should recuse himself

They must be answered truthfully by administration officials. He said such an investigation could be conducted by "career people" in the DOJ or an outside independent counsel. "The reports of constant contact between the top officials in the Trump campaign and Russian intelligence are chilling", Schumer said. Richard Durbin of IL and Patrick Leahy of Vermont. Read More

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Kashmir unrest: Army chief warns of tough action against local stone-pelters

Kashmir unrest: Army chief warns of tough action against local stone-pelters

Army Chief Bipin Rawat on Wednesday said that those who obstruct army operations during encounters and are not supportive will be treated as overground workers of militants, reports said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was landed at the Palam technical area in the evening after attending an election rally in Kannauj in Uttar Pradesh, made a surprised visit at the airbase, where mortal remains of the soldiers were kept. Read More

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Durst Defense Team Prepare For Murder Trial

Durst Defense Team Prepare For Murder Trial

Prosecutors also plan to call a secret witness they haven't publicly named who they say fears Durst could have him killed. Deputy District Attorney John Lewin said that he wished to record the testimony of Kuperman and the secret witness back in December, according to the Associated Press . Read More

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Rauner Delivers Budget Address Today

Rank-and-file Senate Republicans have repeatedly indicated they're not yet satisfied with the deal. However, he told lawmakers near the end of his 40-minute address that some of the reforms being kicked around in exchange for massive tax increases are not adequate. Read More

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KL Hospital finishes post-mortem on North Korean

KL Hospital finishes post-mortem on North Korean

Police released a statement saying the woman was carrying Vietnamese travel documents when she was arrested at Kuala Lumpur International Airport. The exact details are, again, murky. While Kim Jong Nam enrolled in an worldwide school in Geneva in 1980, his grandmother brought him back to Pyongyang in his late teens because he started to frequent bars, Cheong said. Read More

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188000 in California Ordered to Evacuate Over Potential Dam System Failure

188000 in California Ordered to Evacuate Over Potential Dam System Failure

Jerry Brown's office. On Saturday, officials began relying on the backup auxiliary spillway, which had never been used since the dam's construction in 1968, but soon determined that that structure was also at risk of failing. This is the first time in the dam's history that water has flowed above the overflow channel. The cities of Oroville, Gridley, Live Oak, Marysville, Wheat land, Yuba City, Plumas Lake, and Olivehurst were all under evacuation orders. Read More

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Flynn was reportedly probed by Federal Bureau of Investigation over calls with Russian official

Flynn apologized privately for the controversy to Vice President Mike Pence , according to a White House official. Flynn's conversations with the Russian ambassador took place around the time that then-President Barack Obama imposed new sanctions on Russia on December 29, charging that Moscow had used cyber attacks to try to influence the election. Read More

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Donald Trump's security adviser Michael Flynn resigns over contacts with Russian Federation

Donald Trump's security adviser Michael Flynn resigns over contacts with Russian Federation

On Tuesday, the four-star Army General in charge of Special Operations Command expressed concern about the "unbelievable turmoil" in the White House, adding "I hope they sort it out soon because we're a nation at war". His advice to the White House: " Get it all out there and put it behind you and let's move forward". "I think now he's saying that he doesn't remember whether he did or not", Christie said on CNN . Read More

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Michael Flynn: Trump's national security adviser quits

Michael Flynn: Trump's national security adviser quits

The administration officials and those who spoke with the president recently were not authorized to discuss the matter publicly and insisted on anonymity. Despite not being a Trump campaign hand, he also would come to the job with an ally in the administration. The New York Times and CNN reported on Monday night that Trump campaign advisers were in "constant communication" with Russian officials. Read More

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Engineers race to save dam ahead of storms

Indeed, after lifting the mandatory evacuation order Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said Tuesday that "an evacuation warning" would remain in effect given the possibility of future changes in the situation. As part of the relicensing application, state water resources department officials wrote in a final environmental impact report dated June 2008 that no "significant concerns" about the hillside's stability had been raised in any government or independent review. Read More

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Trump Meets With CEOs, Including Target's, Best Buy's

Best Buy and Target have been fighting a proposal to impose a border tax on imported goods , among sweeping changes presented by the Republican-controlled House of Representatives. Kevin Brady (R) of Texas, chairman of a congressional committee responsible for setting tax policy, has refused a letter from fellow committee member Bill Pascrell (D) of New Jersey asking that the House Ways and Means Committee use an obscure law to review the Mr. Read More

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Almost 200000 remain under evacuation near California dam

The threat emerged after weeks of storms dumped rain and snow across California, particularly in northern parts of the state. A storm later this week is expected to be colder, with less rain. "The President's been keeping a close eye on the Oroville Dam situation in California", Spicer said. The target is to lower the lake's water level by 15 metres, according to the California Department of Water Resources. Read More

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EU Commission Issues Final Warning to Germany, France, UK Air Pollution Breaches

The commission said more than 400,000 people died prematurely in the European Union every year as a result of poor air quality and that millions more suffered respiratory and cardiovascular diseases. Louise Duprez, EEB senior policy officer on air pollution, said: "What the European Commission is doing today is essential". "Current government plans have been shown to be too little too late", she said, calling for Government funding for clean air zones in pollution hot spots to tackle ... Read More

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Oxford Flat Explosion: Several People Unaccounted For Following Huge Fire

Oxford Flat Explosion: Several People Unaccounted For Following Huge Fire

Footage and photos taken from close to the scene show a fireball over the building as flames threatened to destroy boats moored nearby. "It was very very scary, I was quite shaken". The blast is not thought to have been caused by mains gas because energy supplier SGN said it had not supplied the block. Another eyewitness told BBC Radio Oxford there was a "small explosion" followed by a bigger explosion about five minutes later. Read More

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 with S Pen leaks out

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 with S Pen leaks out

Of greater interest, though, is the hint from the invitation that the tablet will be the first to have a curved screen similar to the one in their Galaxy Edge line of phones. The tablet will likely sport a price tag of around $580 per the latest leak. Samsung previously used to launch an 8-inch model before, but it looks like because the market is more accepting towards smartphones rather than tablets, so the company is attempting to save monetary resources and limit production to a single ... Read More

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Oroville dam: authorities lift evacuation order for almost 200000

The evacuation order was lifted Tuesday, allowing people to return home. A California Highway Patrol spokesman said they would have two planes out Monday to help with traffic control as well as search and rescue. 100,000 cubic feet a second of water was being released down the damaged Oroville spillway in efforts to lower the lake to a level officials felt would be able to absorb the water from the next set of storms. Read More

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Virginia judge issues new injunction against Trump travel ban

Were it redrafted, the travel ban could stop the potential bad guys, but provide entry for existing green card holders and those with prior visa documentation. She notes that the only national-security evidence actually placed in the record is a declaration of 10 national-security professionals, who all agree that "the order undermines the national security of the United States, rather than making us safer". Read More

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Trump to talk trade with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Trump to talk trade with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

He and Trump share a common goal, Trudeau said , which was to ensure prosperity for working families, later adding, "We have to allow free flow of goods and services and be aware of integration". Trudeau said Canada welcomed almost 40,000 refugees previous year. Trudeau spoke of a special bond and the "deep abiding respect" between the two countries, though he also said that "relationships between neighbors are pretty complex". Read More

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Rolf Harris to be retried on indecent assault charges

Rolf Harris to be retried on indecent assault charges

Rolf Harris will face retrial over a "brazen" string of alleged sex assaults on three women and girls. They also added a new charge - that he had groped the 16 year-old a second time in 1978. Last Wednesday (08Feb17) Judge McCreath discharged the jury from deliberating on the four outstanding counts and gave prosecutors a week to decide whether to decide to pursue a retrial. Read More

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Harward, Petraeus and Kellogg Emerge as Flynn Replacements

However, Americans have been left wondering who will fill Flynn's shoes. Harward is a former deputy commander of U.S. Central Command and is considered the favorite for the job. Kellogg is a decorated U.S. Army veteran, having served from 1967 to 2003. Business Insider reported that he also worked on the homeland security team at computer software giant Oracle. Read More

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Trump says in tweet 'Russian connection' is 'non-sense'

The New York Times singled out Paul Manafort, who oversaw Trump's dark horse campaign until his replacement by now-top White House advisors Steve Bannon and Kellyanne Conway. Their discussions will include plans for a possible meeting with Israeli and Palestinian representatives, a senior White House official told reporters Tuesday night in a briefing. Read More

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Serbia's PM Running for President

Serbia's PM Running for President

It is Vucic", Stefanovic, a key ally of the premier, told reporters after a meeting of the SNS's main board. Vucic himself said that a statement would be released later concerning his nomination for presidency. Serbia's presidency is a largely ceremonial post. Earlier this month, Serbian ombudsman Sasa Jankovic announced he would run for president, supported by opposition Democratic Party, while Bosko Obradovic, chairman of another opposition party, Dveri, also announced he would run. Read More

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Brexit: European Commission downgrades United Kingdom growth forecast

That would still mark a significant slowdown from last year's 2% growth. Lord Teverson said: "The European Commission and the Court of Justice have played absolutely vital roles in monitoring and enforcing environmental law in the UK". The projection for next year was left unchanged at 1.4%. The rate is seen dropping further to 9.1% in 2018. Public deficit and the government debt-to-GDP ratio are expected to fall further this year and next. Read More

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OPEC: Oil Demand to Exceed 10-Year Average in 2017

Brent crude futures were trading at $56.55 per barrel at 0035 GMT, down 15 cents from their previous close. He said, "It would take either a supply outage or serious cuts to move it; the first month, obviously, OPEC is going to do the best it can, but after that, let's see what the second and third month bring". Read More

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Paul Ryan: Flynn's resignation was the 'right decision'

Spicer told reporters at the news briefing that the issue wasn't whether Russian sanctions were discussed. Last night, it emerged that Mr Trump demanded Mr Flynn's resignation as a result of an "eroding level of trust" as a result of the former national security adviser's admission that he misled Vice President Mike Pence over his contact with Russian Federation. Read More

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Mumbai, New Delhi ranked in top 100 of QS best student cities

Mumbai has been placed 85, the highest position for an Indian city on the list, followed by New Delhi at 86. It now ranks 90 out of 125 cities in this indicator. Each city must have at least two universities ranked in the QS World University Rankings in order to be evaluated in the list. KL's improved ranking is contributed by it ranking the highest in terms of affordability among other student cities. Read More

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