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US Marines Arrive in Syria to Aid Raqqa Offensive

US Marines Arrive in Syria to Aid Raqqa Offensive

An Associated Press story late today from Beirut reported that "Air Force Col. John Dorrian said the USA force consisting of a couple of hundred Marines that arrived in the region south of the Sy...

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Smith votes to repeal, replace Obamacare

Smith votes to repeal, replace Obamacare

Kevin Brady, R-Texas, House Ways and Means Committee chairman. For their part, Democrats on these committees are offering blizzards of amendments, some aimed at getting their GOP colleague on record a...

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How To Check Uttar Pradesh Assembly Election Results 2017

How To Check Uttar Pradesh Assembly Election Results 2017

However, it was Modi who left no stone unturned as he criss-crossed his constituency that has five assembly seats. The counting of votes for all the 403 seats will be held on March 11. Among the vot...

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Girl Scouts begin popular cookie delivery

Beginning on March 8, for every $4 donation a Schnucks customer makes to Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri through a Scan & Give campaign at checkout, a box of Girl Scout Cookies will be gifted to the...

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Highway overpass collapses onto major Italian throughway, killing two

Highway overpass collapses onto major Italian throughway, killing two

The couple were a 60-year-old man and his 54-year-old wife who lived in the Marche region, La Repubblica newspaper's website said. Aerial photographs from the scene showed a large central section of...

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Trump administration warns of upcoming debt limit

Trump administration warns of upcoming debt limit

WSJ's Shelby Holliday has the details. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said during his confirmation hearing that he supports increasing the debt limit, and Office of Management and Budget Director...

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President Buhari Arrives Nigeria Friday

President Buhari Arrives Nigeria Friday

When he left Nigeria on January 19, the government said it was for routine medical checkups and that he would return in early February. LEADERSHIP recalls that the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has ...

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Ivanka Trump's Chilean billionaire landlord is suing the US

Ivanka Trump's Chilean billionaire landlord is suing the US

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are renting a D.C. mansion from a Chilean billionaire figting a USA government decision. One of the Chilean billionaire's companies is fighting the federal government ov...

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Even Mitch McConnell Doesn't Think Mexico Will Pay For The Border Wall

So far "more than three-dozen" Democrats have signed on as bill co-sponsors, CBS reported . "I don't support a tariff to pay for any kind of wall". McConnell had said previously that the estima...

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Why did Rajnath Singh not name ISIS for MP blast?

Why did Rajnath Singh not name ISIS for MP blast?

The family members of the alleged ISIS terrorist killed in Lucknow had refused to accept his body saying "a traitor" is no son of theirs. "I appreciate his father who said I will not accept an anti-...

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May says it is 'time to get on' with leaving EU

May says it is 'time to get on' with leaving EU

The issue of the so-called "divorce bill" - meant to cover legally binding budget commitments already made by the United Kingdom - could be a major stumbling block in the negotiations after Ms May tri...

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BJP looks likely to win UP elections

BJP looks likely to win UP elections

All these factors give credence to assumptions that the BJP will possibly form the next government in UP. Or at least, a fear that things may not be as bright as he thought they would be? It's hard ...

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Speaker defends GOP health care bill in face of opposition

Speaker defends GOP health care bill in face of opposition

Dent was not as optimistic about the bill's chances as GOP leaders, raising concerns about the dynamic in the House but noting he's more concerned about what the Senate can accept. The bill only won a...

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Queen Elizabeth II unveils new war memorial in London

Queen Elizabeth II unveils new war memorial in London

A grumpy toddler identified as two-year-old Alfie by United Kingdom newspaper The Sun threw an epic tantrum as the Queen tried to talk to his mum and dad, Corporal Michelle Lun and Sergeant Mark Lun...

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North Carolina to face Miami in ACC tourney

North Carolina to face Miami in ACC tourney

North Carolina prodded Miami's frontcourt into foul trouble in the first half. The Heels showed great defensive pressure all game, holding the Hurricanes to 36 percent shooting and only 24 percent f...

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Gerber Baby Food Sold in Illinois Recalled Over Allergy Concerns

Gerber Baby Food Sold in Illinois Recalled Over Allergy Concerns

The company says its Cheese Ravioli Pasta Picks Ups contain egg, but that's not listed in the "Contains" statement on the label for products with UPC 159070. To date, there have been no illnesses repo...

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NYPD, Brooklyn DA announce biggest gun bust in borough's history

NYPD, Brooklyn DA announce biggest gun bust in borough's history

Officials say the defendants were arrested mostly in Virginia last week and are being arraigned in Brooklyn. 203-a-09-(Antwan Walker, gun defendant, in wiretapped phone call)-"give guns away"-Defend...

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Tom Hanks to produce HBO dramatic miniseries on 2016 election

Tom Hanks to produce HBO dramatic miniseries on 2016 election

The film was based on the book of the same name by journalists John Heilemann and Mark Halperin , who've since written a sequel about the 2012 race, and are now hard at work on a third book documen...

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Could Trump's Wiretap Claims Against Obama Be Considered Libel?

It would be one thing if Trump just misread or misinterpreted that Breitbart report and mused about how odd it was that Obama had been wiretapping him. The surveillance the article described is not ...

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Pence dodges question on Trump's wiretapping claims

Pence dodges question on Trump's wiretapping claims

Clapper denied in the same interview that there were any wiretaps on Trump Tower during the 2016 campaign, saying "there was no wiretap against Trump Tower during the campaign conducted by any part ...

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Hatred on the rise according to Quinnipiac University Poll

Hatred on the rise according to Quinnipiac University Poll

A Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday, for example, has only 41 percent of Americans approving of Mr. Trump's performance, versus 52 percent that do not. The survey also found that those surve...

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60 per cent vote in final phase, UP waits for D-Day

60 per cent vote in final phase, UP waits for D-Day

Around 22.48 percent voting was recorded till 11 a.m. Seven districts of eastern Uttar Pradesh, known as Poorvanchal, are going to polls today. More than 1.41 crore voters, including 64.76 lakh wome...

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"I want Prateek to enter politics", says Mulayam's wife

She said that she has been working to keep the family together and credited herself for making Akhilesh Yadav a member of Parliament in 2000. "Chief Minister says that police is doing its job". Nobo...

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Parliament Passes Bill To Raise Maternity Leave To 26 Weeks

Parliament Passes Bill To Raise Maternity Leave To 26 Weeks

A bill that seeks to increase maternity leave for women from 12 weeks to 26 weeks was moved in the Lok Sabha today. "This will help thousands of women and lead to much healthier children", said Maneka...

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Federation Internationale de Football Association reminds U.S. about World Cup obligations amid travel ban

Federation Internationale de Football Association reminds U.S. about World Cup obligations amid travel ban

The FIFA World Cup obviously wouldn't come to the United States as long as its government bans people from some countries from entering. "Teams who qualify for a World Cup need to have access to the...

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First Images from Telltale's Guardians of the Galaxy

First Images from Telltale's Guardians of the Galaxy

Announced late a year ago, Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series is the fan-favorite developer's first attempt at crafting an episodic adventure in the Marvel Universe. The Guardians have dis...

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Muezzin bill passes first reading in Knesset

Muezzin bill passes first reading in Knesset

The minister said East Jerusalem falls under the provisions of worldwide law and global humanitarian law, which state that the Jerusalem Awqaf Department is the only competent authority entitled to or...

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Jewish Children's Museum in New York Evacuated After Bomb Threat

Jewish Children's Museum in New York Evacuated After Bomb Threat

Andrew Cuomo, who was nearby for an unrelated news conference when the museum was evacuated, told reporters at the scene that a special state police unit was being assembled to investigate the rash of...

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Man with axe 'injures several in Dusseldorf train station rampage'

Man with axe 'injures several in Dusseldorf train station rampage'

A police spokesman said more suspected attackers are believed to be at large. Eyewitnesses claim a man was wrestled to the ground by police but that he managed to injury at least 4 people with the a...

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Barca capitalize on PSG panic, make historic Champions League comeback

PSG coach Emery admitted his team went to pieces in the final minutes, but said they were badly affected by the two second-half penalties given by German referee Deniz Aytekin. With the aggregate at 5...

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The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) Analyst Estimates

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) Analyst Estimates

The company earned $10.60 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $10.47 billion. Finally, Barnett & Company Inc. boosted its stake in shares of The Coca-Cola by 27.7% in the...

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United Nations official urges South Sudan to allow food aid distribution

United Nations official urges South Sudan to allow food aid distribution

Oil producing South Sudan, Africa's youngest nation, was plunged into its first war in 2013 after Kiir sacked his then deputy and political rival, Riek Machar. Gai said the government does not have th...

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France's Macron gets backing from Socialist ex-mayor of Paris Delanoe

France's Macron gets backing from Socialist ex-mayor of Paris Delanoe

The first round of voting will take place in April, while the second will take place in May. "Macron is drawing support from influential political figures - this morning, the former mayor of Paris a...

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India's 1st Aadhaar Pay Based Biometric Payment System Launched By IDFC Bank

India's 1st Aadhaar Pay Based Biometric Payment System Launched By IDFC Bank

India may give banks an incentive of up to Rs 10 for each transaction to encourage merchants to adopt digital modes of payment, helping achieve the objective of a less-cash economy that makes tax evas...

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Dollar slips, euro rises after ECB's Draghi speaks

Dollar slips, euro rises after ECB's Draghi speaks

Draghi said it's not yet clear how events like Brexit "will reverberate on the economic situation". The European Central Bank has chose to keep its stimulus programs unchanged, leaving President Mar...

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