• No Evidence Border Patrol Agent's Death Was A Homicide
No Evidence Border Patrol Agent's Death Was A Homicide

The FBI in El Paso said Wednesday it can not find any evidence that an attack led to his death. Six Union Pacific Railroad employees working in the area were also interviewed and 26 searches have been carried out in separate parts of Texas and New Mexico.

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  • Bangladesh former prime minister Khaleda Zia jailed
Bangladesh former prime minister Khaleda Zia jailed

But it has also gently urged Hasina to allow "visible minimum participation" by the Opposition BNP, with whom she has been at daggers drawn for several years. "There will be a serious leadership issue in the BNP in the absence of Khaleda". Shirin Akhter MP, general secretary of the other JaSoD faction, however, said, "It's a verdict on a corrupti...

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  • Turkey 'neutralises' 1028 terrorists in Syria's Afrin
Turkey 'neutralises' 1028 terrorists in Syria's Afrin

He warned against what he called attempts to "alter geographical borders in the region" including that of Syria . Turkey aims to protect its own borders and neutralize terrorist elements in Syria's northern Afrin region with the Operation Olive Branch, Turkey's ambassador in London said on Thursday.

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  • Justin Trudeau says he 'shouldn't' make 'dumb' jokes after 'peoplekind' comment
Justin Trudeau says he 'shouldn't' make 'dumb' jokes after 'peoplekind' comment

Amid the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, Morgan accused Trudeau of "biding his time, waiting for the ideal occasion to throw his virtue-signalling voice behind the feminist cause". After all that outrage and selective cutting of the video clip, it turns out that a lot of the coverage was misleading. Now, there are ways to be a male feminist and wa...

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  • Researchers solving treatment resistance in most common breast cancer
Researchers solving treatment resistance in most common breast cancer

Slashing intake of asparagine - a nutrient found in these foods - reduced the invading power of diseased cells in mice. Tests on mice found cutting the intake of asparagine in the diet reduced the ability of cancer to spread, or metastasize.

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  • Cops say child porn video not local
Cops say child porn video not local

The FBI and law enforcement officials across the U.S. have issued warnings against sharing a disturbing video circulating on Facebook , even with the intention to seek justice. Moore also faces 11 felony charges in Detroit, where prosecutors allege he sexually assaulted three girls from 2011 to 2017. When we become aware of such images, we remov...

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  • Charleston #BlackLivesMatter Leader Muhiyidin d'Baha Killed
Charleston #BlackLivesMatter Leader Muhiyidin d'Baha Killed

A Black Lives Matter activist who made headlines previous year when he leaped through police tape to away from a protester was fatally shot in New Orleans early Tuesday morning. "He was an asset to the Charleston community and will be greatly missed". "My heart goes out to his family now and over the future for this big loss".

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  • Two dead, over 200 injured in Taiwan quake
Two dead, over 200 injured in Taiwan quake

The fund is to be allocated to the Hualien County Government to assist those affected by the quake and respond to the emergency needs of residents, Lai said. President Tsai Ing-wen was at the scene of the quake on Wednesday morning, where she visited hospitals and relief centres. Some residents, she said, had bought neighbouring flats insid...

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  • DC Officials 'Permanently' Cancel Trump's 'Giant Tank Parade'
DC Officials 'Permanently' Cancel Trump's 'Giant Tank Parade'

The Pentagon is working on plans for a military parade at the personal request of President Trump . Reed and three other Democratic senators separately sent a letter Wednesday to Defense Secretary James Mattis asking for more information on the proposed parade, including the estimated cost and how much time the Pentagon is spendi...

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  • How militants shot down a Russian fighter in Syria
How militants shot down a Russian fighter in Syria

According to official SANA news agency , the Syrian army continued its operations against Daesh in the isolated pockets in Hama, Aleppo, and Idlb, culminating in regaining control of 29 villages and towns. In a statement, Paulo Pinheiro said the spiraling violence had made "a mockery of the so-called 'de-escalation zones"' - an agreement rea...

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  • Led strikes kill at least 100 pro-regime forces in Syria
Led strikes kill at least 100 pro-regime forces in Syria

The official spoke to Reuters on condition of anonymity. Syrian government forces are active on the other side of the river around the city of Deir al-Zor. A reporter for the state TV station Ikhbariya said there were "dozens of dead and wounded" as a result of the attacks and described the groups it said had been bombed by the US -led coalit...

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  • Israel Legalises West Bank Outpost After Palestinian Shooting Attack
Israel Legalises West Bank Outpost After Palestinian Shooting Attack

Ahmad's body was taken by Israeli forces, who have a policy of seizing bodies - a practice condemned by global law. Israel captured the West Bank, along with the Gaza Strip and east Jerusalem in the 1967 Mideast war, areas the Palestinians want for a future state.

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  • A 6.4-magnitude natural disaster strikes off Taiwan's coast
A 6.4-magnitude natural disaster strikes off Taiwan's coast

On Feb. 4, a 6.1-magnitude quake struck around the same area, hitting at a depth of 4.8 miles. One building was partially collapsed and tipped over at an angle, trapping multiple people inside. Officials from Hualien fire department said 149 people had been rescued from damaged buildings. "Straightaway we saw the roads with all the cracks".

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  • Know Your Winter Weather Terms
Know Your Winter Weather Terms

That difference in pressure will bring brisk winds with gusts of 20-25 miles per hour here on Thursday . The Parkland will be experiencing some winter weather tonight into Wednesday morning. "Far northern Pennsylvania into the southern tier of NY will see the most snow with widespread 6-12" totals expected. Thursday night looks quite cold...

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  • In daring attack outside Srinagar hospital, policeman dies, Pak. terrorist escapes
In daring attack outside Srinagar hospital, policeman dies, Pak. terrorist escapes

The police said that a police carbine was missing. In an audacious action, he first overpowered a cop, snatched his service rifle and then fired upon other policemen escorting him. These include an attack on the Army in Hyderpora in the city, an attack on the Silver Star hotel along the national highway outside Srinagar and three attacks on pol...

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  • India, Pakistan Trade Accusations After Deadly Kashmir Gunfire
India, Pakistan Trade Accusations After Deadly Kashmir Gunfire

He called upon the ruling and opposition benches to set aside their political differences and work with more vigor for the Kashmir cause. Pakistan is observing Kashmir Day today (Monday) to express solidarity and wholehearted support of the nation to just struggle of Kashmiri people for their inalienable right to self-determination under UN r...

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  • Deputy killed, officers wounded in Colorado Springs shooting
Deputy killed, officers wounded in Colorado Springs shooting

One woman whose husband worked with Deputy Flick remembered him fondly. Two El Paso County Sheriff officers were struck and are hospitalized. One civilian was also wounded by gunfire and transported to an area hospital. He was an 11-year veteran of the sheriff's department. She says it's hard to believe this news is even real as she was just wi...

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  • Girl, 12, arrested after 'shooting two teenage students' at Los Angeles school
Girl, 12, arrested after 'shooting two teenage students' at Los Angeles school

His condition was later upgraded to serious, but stable. Authorities released a statement on Friday. morning, indicating that they believe the shooting was accidental, although an investigation is still going. The boy is in critical condition, and the girl is in fair condition, reports the Los Angeles Times . Three other people ranging from ages...

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  • Super Bowl weekend crackdown on impaired driving
Super Bowl weekend crackdown on impaired driving

The officers will be targeting drivers committing crimes involving the "fatal four". Cuomo said during the 2017 Super Bowl campaign, state police arrested 110 people for impaired driving and issued more than 4,098 total tickets. "Sometimes even the designated driver slips". Troopers and local police say they will be looking for impaired drivers...

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  • China Slams US 'Cold War Mentality' Amid Nuclear Policy Shift
China Slams US 'Cold War Mentality' Amid Nuclear Policy Shift

In a statement issued by China's Ministry of Defence on Sunday, the United States was urged to drop its "Cold War mentality" and not misread its military build-up. Upgrades to its nuclear arsenal have received less attention, partly because of its small size, estimated by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute at just 270 warheads com...

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  • Syria is making new chemical weapons despite 2013 deal
Syria is making new chemical weapons despite 2013 deal

The ministry said in a statement on Saturday that the USA remarks about the use of chemical weapons in the Eastern Ghouta region of the east of the capital Damascus are "false claims", Xinhua news agency reported. Syria has denied using illegal chemicals. The US launched airstrikes against a Syrian government military base last April after more t...

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  • Clashes in Maldives as court orders politicians released
Clashes in Maldives as court orders politicians released

The Indian government in its statement said that as a close and friendly neighbor, India wishes to see a stable, peaceful and prosperous Maldives . "At the rally he said that the government is enforcing the decision, however, commented that his Attorney General Mohamed Anil is "negotiating" with the Supreme Court, " said Naseem.

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  • More civilian causalities due to Turkish operation in Afrin
More civilian causalities due to Turkish operation in Afrin

Since the beginning of Operation Olive Branch on January 20 to clear PKK/PYD/KCK/YPG and Daesh terrorists from Afrin region, eight Turkish soldiers were killed, in addition to approximately 20 losses of Free Syrian Army (FSA) fighters. Syrians attempting to flee violence and seek refuge in Turkey are facing indiscriminate fire by Turkish border gua...

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  • VIDEO shows precision strike on militants that downed Russian jet in Syria
VIDEO shows precision strike on militants that downed Russian jet in Syria

Syrian rebels say they brought down a Russian warplane in an area of northern Syria's Idlib province that has seen heavy air strikes, and two rebel sources say they had captured the pilot who was badly injured. Residents said Russian warplanes were responsible. This plane was also carrying out raids there, ' said Abdel Rahman. But a witness who s...

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  • Iranian police arrest 29 women for removing headscarf
Iranian police arrest 29 women for removing headscarf

Alinejad asked Iranian women to wear white scarfs as sign of protest on every Wednesday. Women across the country have been protesting by climbing onto telecom boxes, taking off their headscarves and waving them aloft on sticks. Just a few months after the 1979 Islamic Revolution, despite mass protests, a law forcing women to not only cover their...

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  • Deputy Secretary: Nuclear Posture Review is 'Tailored Nuclear Deterrent Strategy'
Deputy Secretary: Nuclear Posture Review is 'Tailored Nuclear Deterrent Strategy'

In his own statement, Trump said the updated strategy develops capabilities so that use of a nuclear weapon is less likely. With respect to U.S. nuclear weapons assuring allies, the 2018 NPR assumes that it is U.S. A unsafe disconnect is emerging between the horrific impacts of even the limited use of nuclear weapons and leaders and policymaker...

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  • Israel Vows Tours to Poland Won't Be Muzzled by Contentious Holocaust Law
Israel Vows Tours to Poland Won't Be Muzzled by Contentious Holocaust Law

Poland argues that it is fighting against the use of phrases like " Polish death camps " to refer to camps operated by Nazi Germany in occupied Poland during World War II. Instead, Zuroff said he believes it would be far more effective for Israel to influence post-Soviet countries, many of whom have defense ties with Israel, and try and persuade...

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  • Rex Tillerson: China, Russia Roles In Americas 'alarming'
Rex Tillerson: China, Russia Roles In Americas 'alarming'

Tillerson's Mexico City visit is the first leg in a week-long Latin America trip in which he hopes to keep up pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro over his restrictions on domestic political opposition. But Trump's incendiary remarks on Mexico , including the false claim that it is "the most unsafe country in the world", have dete...

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  • Kenya's top TV stations still off the air amid crackdown
Kenya's top TV stations still off the air amid crackdown

The government responded by shutting down three television channels planning to stream the event. The court ordered a new election in October that Kenyatta won. The court order was also published in Friday's edition of the Standard newspaper, one of Kenya's largest dailies. "I am insisting on delivering this order", he said.

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  • Timberlake previews Super Bowl halftime show
Timberlake previews Super Bowl halftime show

The time I got to spend around him, with him, talking about music, those are memories that I will take with me forever. "I'm not a pretty crier, so that's a little bit more embarrassing than anything". Could we even see Janet Jackson? Now, he says, "we're rooting for the first-ever triple overtime Super Bowl so they go deep into the night". "To...

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  • United States concerned sarin gas used in Syria: Jim Mattis
United States concerned sarin gas used in Syria: Jim Mattis

Secretary of Defense James Mattis has warned the Syrian regime against the use of chemical weapons, telling reporters Friday "you have all seen how we reacted to that , so they'd be ill advised to go back to violating the chemical convention".

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  • Trump escalates his war on clean energy jobs
Trump escalates his war on clean energy jobs

However, the Trump Administration has repeatedly tried to favor fossil fuels over clean energy, including a recent attempt to have the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) help prop up the coal industry . The draft budget would cut that to $575.5 million for the next fiscal year, a dramatic cut in funding for programs that promote and r...

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  • Forecast: Colder today; a chance of snow starting Saturday
Forecast: Colder today; a chance of snow starting Saturday

Mostly cloudy skies will stick around for the rest of the afternoon. Tonight , the focus will shift to the cold front as it moves into our area. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40. The alert - issued by the city, not the National Weather Service - doesn't guarantee snow will fall. This will keep wind chills feeling like the single digits if ...

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  • Rouhani warns Iran must heed lessons of 1979 revolution
Rouhani warns Iran must heed lessons of 1979 revolution

The women appear to be following the lead of a 31-year-old protester identified as Vida Movahed, who took off her headscarf on the same street in late December. "As long as people love the culture of Islam and love their Iran and safeguard their national unity, no superpower can change the path of this nation", he said, taking a jab at the Unit...

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  • CDC Director Resigns After Report On Her Financial Conflicts
CDC Director Resigns After Report On Her Financial Conflicts

Fitzgerald could not divest from them in a definitive time period", Health and Human Services spokesman Matt Lloyd said in a statement . Ethics experts say Fitzgerald should have recused herself from government activities that could have affected her investments in food and drug companies.

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  • Police in Seville find four TONNES of oranges crammed into 'suspicious' cars
Police in Seville find four TONNES of oranges crammed into 'suspicious' cars

Police in Spain got more than they bargained for when they stopped three vehicles driving erratically. The fruit robbery ignited a police auto chase when local Seville police became suspicious of the three vehicles travelling together in a close line.

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  • Treasury accused of cribbing oligarchs record from Forbes
Treasury accused of cribbing oligarchs record from Forbes

In related news, the State Department said Monday that it would not impose the Russian sanctions passed by Congress past year. Putin called the report "an unfriendly act" that would "complicate the already grave situation that Russian-American relations are in and inflict damage, no doubt, on worldwide relations as a whole".

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  • Syria congress begins in Russian Federation but key players absent
Syria congress begins in Russian Federation but key players absent

Russian Federation is the most powerful ally of President Bashar al-Assad and his government. Coupled with the earlier reports that Moscow had threatened to apply military pressure against opposition groups refusing to attend the Sochi meeting, the heavy-handed presence of Moscow in the Sochi platform on Syria is all the more clearer.

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