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Malaysia show defensive steel to hold Philippines to draw in Manila

Malaysia show defensive steel to hold Philippines to draw in Manila

Philippines took the game to their visitors from kick off on the artificial turf of the Rizal Memorial Stadium, with their experienced striker Phil Younghusband in the thick of action in the opening minutes. "This is football. And in order to win we need to score goals". The Philippines will begin its campaign in the Group F of Asian Cup Qualifiers with a home match against Nepal on Tuesday. Read More

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This is how India will suffer from U.S. e-gadget ban

Passengers can do things like "say hello to the person next to you", or "meditate". The airline later deleted the tweet because Washington hadn't announced the ban at the time. In an earlier post, it sought to cheer up travellers with a five-line poem: "Every week a new ban". While Emirates Airlines has announced a new laptop and tablet handling service for passengers flying to the USA through Dubai International airport, Royal Jordanian chose to makes its fliers laugh instead - suggesting ... Read More

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Journalist killed at her Chihuahua City home

Journalist killed at her Chihuahua City home

She also worked for several local newspapers and was reportedly starting her own news organization. According to the CPJ, 38 journalists have been killed in Mexico since 1992 for motives confirmed as directly related to their work. A newspaper reporter in Chihuahua, Mexico was killed this morning, becoming the second journalist murdered in Mexico this week. On 2 March, Cecilio Pineda Birto, a freelancer and the founder of La Voz de Tierra Caliente, was killed at a auto wash in Guerrero ... Read More

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Police arrest two more over Westminster attack

In a statement given outside London's main police headquarters, Acting Deputy Commissioner Mark Rowley, said a fourth victim - Leslie Rhodes, 75 - had died of his injuries overnight. Those affected included a cross-section of ages and from at least 12 nationalities, it said, as forensic efforts were on to piece together the life and associates of Masood across the country. Read More

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Deutsche Bank commits to London despite Brexit fears

Deutsche Bank commits to London despite Brexit fears

Deutsche Bank has committed to moving to a new office in London, at a time when banks are assessing their place in the capital ahead of Brexit. It comes just days after Goldman Sachs cast doubt over the scale of its future London presence by saying that it was preparing to activate plans to increase its employment base elsewhere in Europe following last year's referendum result. Read More

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High school hero saves life of his choking friend

High school hero saves life of his choking friend

The organization takes in students from three different schools and holds meetings twice a month to cover patrol duties, arrest tactics, investigations and other areas of policing, officer Kurt Weaver said a year ago. According to La Crosse police , the Police Explorer program offers young adults "a personal awareness of the criminal justice system through training, practical experiences, competition, and other activities". Read More

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Trump's 'Health Care Bill' plans to limit maternity coverage

Trump's 'Health Care Bill' plans to limit maternity coverage

Trump. Those who are the most unhappy with "Trumpcare" are members of the Freedom Caucus - heirs apparent to the ultra-conservative Tea Party movement. The problem remains the same for leadership - any push to win over the Freedom Caucus further alienates moderates and vice versa. Brady said the group is pushing for even more freedom to remove these rules than what is in the offer now on the table. Read More

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Republican says Trump team was spied on by FBI

Republican says Trump team was spied on by FBI

On March 4, Trump took to Twitter to accuse Former President Barack Obama of having his Trump Tower headquarters' "wires tapped" prior to the 2016 presidential election. Nunes apologized to this colleagues on the panel for not giving them a heads-up before going to the president. Mr Nunes said: "It was a judgment call on my part". Read More

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Sri Lanka thanks countries that helped in Geneva

Sri Lanka thanks countries that helped in Geneva

Thirty-six more countries co-sponsored the UNHRC resolution which was adopted without a vote in Geneva yesterday. The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) said the resolution gives specific time frame to Sri Lanka and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights to report on the successful implementation of the 2015 resolution. Read More

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Ex-CIA chief: Trump 'probably should apologize' to Obama over wiretapping claim

Ex-CIA chief: Trump 'probably should apologize' to Obama over wiretapping claim

The longtime investigative journalist suggested he didn't believe it was related to President Trump's claim, but also said that "the idea that there was intelligence value here is really thin". "With respect to the president's tweets about alleged wiretapping directed at him by the prior administration, I have no information that supports those tweets, and we have looked carefully inside the FBI", Comey said. Read More

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Officer Drives Over Woman as She Allegedly Shoots at Police

Officer Drives Over Woman as She Allegedly Shoots at Police

The video shows she turned not once but three times and pointed a gun at the officers. Officers spotted her on Saturday at an apartment complex before she got into a pickup truck and fled with the driver. Police said Dickson had shot a man in the head just two days before, after she asked him for a ride, then pulled a gun on him and tried to steal his vehicle. Read More

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Agency: Trump's Washington hotel doesn't violate lease

Agency: Trump's Washington hotel doesn't violate lease

Given Trump has refused to divest himself of his financial interest in the hotel-as well as the rest of his business empire-many experts read that clause as a deal-breaker. "The economic benefit from this lease goes to him whether or not the hotel LLC holds onto it and no matter how many trusts they form to hold the hotel or to hold the money", Painter said Thursday. Read More

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Two killed in crash involving Mt. Pleasant ISD bus

Two killed in crash involving Mt. Pleasant ISD bus

Mount Pleasant High School's boys and girls track teams were returning home from a track meet in Paris at the time of the crash, according to Superintendent Judd Marshall. 18 students were also taken to the hospital - at least one of them with serious injuries. A member from the boys track team was airlifted to the hospital. Read More

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Two Romanian nationals injured in London attack, rushed to hospital

Two Romanian nationals injured in London attack, rushed to hospital

Mr Burnaz suffered a fractured foot during the attack as the pair walked in the direction of the London Eye. 'We believe she fell from the bridge'. Emergency services make their way down the River Thames. Romania's Embassy to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland continues to monitor the developments in the case, keeping in touch with the local authorities and being ready to provide consular assistance upon request, adds MAE. Read More

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Trump transition officials 'unmasked' by intel community

Nunes himself said that revelation - which comes from dozens of intelligence reports he's reviewed - does not back up Trump's claim that Obama ordered surveillance on Trump's offices. Trump is not vindicated, but Nunes, a senior member of the transition team, can no longer be trusted to lead an independent, bipartisan probe. "I know there was incidental collection regarding the president-elect and his team". Read More

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American Red Cross in need of blood donations

American Red Cross in need of blood donations

The Red Cross relies on financial contributions to provide help and comfort to disaster victims anywhere, anytime. "It's easy to become a Red Cross community hero", said Mani. Volunteers from the American Red Cross responded to a fire at a two-family home on Delaware St., Syracuse, providing immediate emergency assistance for a total of 14 people. Read More

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Donald Trump pretends to drive truck at White House, makes amusing faces

Numerous photos feature Trump hanging out in the driver's seat of a truck, making all sorts of whimsical faces. "In addition, we look forward to working with you on improving our workplace, which is our highways". He added, "You see it every day". "I'm not going to make it too long, because I have to get votes", he said to laughter. And, as much as possible, we'll relate what else was going on at the time. Read More

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At Least 1 Dead in London Attack

The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack near the Parliament in central London that killed five and wounded several. A spokeswoman for Britain's education ministry said Masood was not a qualified teacher and had therefore not taught in any state schools. Read More

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250 migrants feared dead in new Mediterranean boat tragedy

250 migrants feared dead in new Mediterranean boat tragedy

She said the vessels would typically carry 120-140 people each. Medical staff aboard the rescue vessel said that the migrants had drowned 24 hours before their bodies were found. "It is a punch of reality, of the suffering here which is invisible in Europe", the group said. Despite winter weather, migrant departures from Libya have accelerated in recent months. Read More

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High court limits president's power to fill temporary posts

The case stemmed from a complaint issued by the National Labor Relations Board against SW General Inc., an ambulance-services unit of Envision Healthcare Corp. The position requires Senate confirmation. The Obama administration had warned that the Supreme Court's decision in the case could upend the "settled understanding" of who can serve in acting roles throughout the government. Read More

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Abu Sayyaf Kidnaps Captain, Chief Engineer from Ro/Ro

Abu Sayyaf Kidnaps Captain, Chief Engineer from Ro/Ro

Elaborating on the latest hijacking incident, Maj. A squad of marines found Mr Tayudin Anjut, 45, and Mr Abdurahim bin Sumas, 62, at around 2am as they were assaulting about 30 militants in a marshland district in Kalinggalang Caluang, Sulu province, south of the capital Manila, Captain Jo-ann Petinglay, spokesman of the Western Mindanao Command, said in a statement. Read More

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