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Australia to ride new waves of Snowy Hydro pump power

Australia to ride new waves of Snowy Hydro pump power

According to it, there are a number of sites capable of adding to Snowy Hydro's storage capability and the most prospective project could boost the capacity of the 4.1-GW scheme by 50%. The original S...

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Louis man who allegedly made bomb threats denied bail

Louis man who allegedly made bomb threats denied bail

More than 150 threats have been received by JCCs, Jewish schools and other Jewish institutions since the beginning of the year, according to the Secure Community Network, which coordinates security ac...

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Trump talks to Fox News' Watters

Trump talks to Fox News' Watters

Trump appeared on Fox News Wednesday night, telling Tucker Carlson about the explosive wiretap accusations he tweeted on the early morning of March 4th. Tucker Carlson's interview with President ...

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Boris Johnson Makes Unannounced Trip to Drought-Hit Somalia

Boris Johnson Makes Unannounced Trip to Drought-Hit Somalia

At the newly opened Drought Operations Coordination Centre the Foreign Secretary saw how the United Nations is organising the response to Somalia's devastating drought and how UK Aid is reaching more ...

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Justin Trudeau brings Ivanka Trump to broadway show on welcoming outsiders

The musical, which is about how Canadian citizens helped Americans stranded in Newfoundland after 9/11, was enjoyed by a star-studded line up including the U.S. The musical narrated the stories of alm...

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Parrikar wins trust vote in Goa 22-16

Parrikar wins trust vote in Goa 22-16

The BJP won the support of 12 of its own MLAs - excluding pro-tem speaker Sidharth Kuncalienker - three each from the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party and the Goa Forward Party, three independent lawmak...

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Goa CM Manohar Parrikar to prove majority today

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar to prove majority today

The BJP-led coalition government won the trust vote by 22 to 16. The SC has ordered for an immediate floor test to be conducted in Goa. The matter has worldwide diplomatic ramifications, and the Oppos...

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Body of missing 20-year-old Toni Anderson found in submerged car

Body of missing 20-year-old Toni Anderson found in submerged car

Her boyfriend, Pete Sanchez, told CNN that Anderson was driving home from work at a local club and was pulled over by police. Anderson went missing on January 15. Investigators found the vehicle nea...

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IDF strikes two Hamas targets in retaliation for rocket attack

IDF strikes two Hamas targets in retaliation for rocket attack

The Israel Defense Forces reported a projectile was sacked into southern Israeli territory Wednesday night, landing in an open area in the Negev. The spokesman added that forces are searching the ar...

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Syrian rebels expected in Astana on Wednesday night - Kazakhstan foreign ministry

Syrian rebels expected in Astana on Wednesday night - Kazakhstan foreign ministry

The opposition's choice came in light of the violations committed by regime forces against the ceasefire agreement, therefore dissipating any hopes that the two-day meeting in the Kazakh capital could...

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Manohar Parrikar Set to Prove Majority in Assembly Today

Manohar Parrikar Set to Prove Majority in Assembly Today

The BJP leader who spearheaded the party's campaign in Goa was tipped to be the next Chief Minister of the coastal state if party manages to form the government. "In Manipur and Goa, the BJP has used ...

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BJP to pick Uttar Pradesh CM today, tough task ahead

BJP to pick Uttar Pradesh CM today, tough task ahead

He is a Khatri. This decision will bring a completely new look to Narendra Modi's cabinet as Piyush Goel who is now the Minister of State with Independent Charge for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Ene...

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BJP sets tone for 2019 Lok Sabha polls at its parliamentary party

When French President Francois Hollande dialled Prime Minister Narendra Modi today, he didn't dwell on the implementation of the multi-billion dollar deal for India's purchase of Rafale jets. BJP is l...

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China says Chile Pacific trade meeting not about TPP

China says Chile Pacific trade meeting not about TPP

The reality is the other members would still have good access to each other's markets if the deal were enacted, even with the USA removed from the equation, Elms said . teleSUR takes a look at how an...

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Austria avalanche kills at least three

Austria avalanche kills at least three

Four of them were able to free themselves from the snow on their own and alerted rescue crews. A fourth person is missing following the avalanche, which struck at about 12.30pm, according to the BBC...

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Congressman Paulsen backs GOP health care reform bill in committee

Congressman Paulsen backs GOP health care reform bill in committee

The American Health Care Act, Casey said , "would have adverse results". HHS Secretary Tom Price, MD, has released an official statement explaining how the American Health Care Act (AHCA) wil...

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Analytical Preview of Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD)

Analytical Preview of Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD)

Last week, The New York Post, citing unidentified sources , reported Walgreens is getting impatient about the FTC's slow decision-making process, stating that the company may soon "declare it has "ce...

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Shiv Sena-BJP's budgeted tug of war

Shiv Sena-BJP's budgeted tug of war

Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis is likely to make a statement in the legislature on Thursday, declaring the state government's stand on the issue. Aurangabad: New political equations are emerging i...

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Grand Marshal chosen for St. Patrick's Day Parade

Grand Marshal chosen for St. Patrick's Day Parade

This is no Irish-pub-in-a-box but the real deal run by husband and wife team Liz and Patrick Breslin. The flawless Guinness pour is finished off with just the right amount of head before being serve...

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ACLU plans 'resistance' rally, march during Trump's Nashville visit

ACLU plans 'resistance' rally, march during Trump's Nashville visit

It's unclear if Trump can match the ability of Jackson, who also served in the Tennessee Senate, to direct public theatrics toward political goals. In a post-election interview with The Hollywood Rep...

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Chinese premier sees great potential in trade cooperation with Russian Federation

Chinese premier sees great potential in trade cooperation with Russian Federation

He rejected US meddling in the South China Sea, holding that "specific disputes should be addressed and resolved through dialogue among the parties directly concerned", but did not advance any argumen...

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Great Barrier Reef May Never Recover From Bleaching

Great Barrier Reef May Never Recover From Bleaching

The fight to save coral reefs just got more complicated. But now, scientists say, yet another event is unfolding that is also quite severe, meaning that the reef is experiencing its first back-to-back...

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Three animal charities win Supreme Court case of disputed Will

Three animal charities win Supreme Court case of disputed Will

This entitles various categories of close relatives, such as spouses, cohabitees and children, to make a claim for "reasonable financial provision" from an estate. The limitation to maintenance provis...

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Monaco vs. Manchester City: Score, Reaction from 2017 Champions League Match

Monaco vs. Manchester City: Score, Reaction from 2017 Champions League Match

City produced another error strewn defensive display as they lost the second leg of their last-16 tie 3-1, ensuring they crashed out of the competition on away goal after a 6-6 aggregate result . K...

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Deputy IGP says Jong-nam's kin has left body to Malaysia

Deputy IGP says Jong-nam's kin has left body to Malaysia

Noor Rashid, however, declined to elaborate on where and when discussions with Jong-nam's family took place. Malaysian authorities have confirmed the identity of Kim Jong-nam with a DNA sample from ...

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New Zealand's Whanganui River gets the legal rights of a person

New Zealand's Whanganui River gets the legal rights of a person

The bill confers legal personhood upon Te Awa Tupua. It gives the river the power to represent its own interests and advocate on its own behalf. "We have a chance to restore (the river) to its life-...

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Fredzania Thompson Photos: Pictures of Texas Teenage Model

Fredzania Thompson Photos: Pictures of Texas Teenage Model

Navasota Examiner reported Union Pacific spokesman Jeff De Graff saying train crew had alerted the model and photographer with the horn as they approached to no avail. "I believe she would want e...

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Volkswagen Shares Slide After Prosecutors Search Audi Group Offices in Emissions Probe

Volkswagen Shares Slide After Prosecutors Search Audi Group Offices in Emissions Probe

This morning, the representatives of German Prosecutor's Office raided and searched the headquarters of Volkswagen in Wolfsburg, the source in the company told Reuters. As Automotive News remarks, t...

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WRAPUP 1-Military wins in first Trump budget; environment, aid lose big

WRAPUP 1-Military wins in first Trump budget; environment, aid lose big

Mulvaney insisted that the "fairly dramatic reduction" of 28 percent to the department's funding "is not a commentary on the president's policies towards the State Department". The administration has ...

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Rachel Maddow tweets she will reveal Trump's tax returns tonight

Shortly after Rachel revealed Trump's returns he took to Twitter to lash out - and he basically called her irrelevant! The findings echoed a White House statement released prior to Maddow's show...

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Raj Babbar owns responsibility for UP defeat, offers to resign

Raj Babbar owns responsibility for UP defeat, offers to resign

Earlier, party general secretary incharge of Odisha BK Hariprasad resigned taking full responsibility for the Congress party's poll debacle in Odisha panchayat elections. Hariprasad, sources said, was...

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United Nations report brands Israel as 'apartheid regime'

United Nations report brands Israel as 'apartheid regime'

A report commissioned by the Beirut-based UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) said Israel had "established an apartheid regime that dominates the Palestinian people as a whole"....

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Barack Obama shares his March Madness bracket

Barack Obama shares his March Madness bracket

Sign up to our daily newsletter for your chance to win. He has North Carolina beating rival Duke in the men's championship, and CT beating Notre Dame on the womens' side. This isn't the first year Oba...

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Wilders effect dominates Dutch election

Wilders effect dominates Dutch election

High voter turnout was reported by local media in the first hours of voting, with 33 percent of voters hitting the polls by 1:45 p.m. local time , according to public broadcaster NOS . Center-rig...

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Iraq Detaining ISIS Suspects From Mosul in 'Horrendous' Makeshift Prisons

Iraq Detaining ISIS Suspects From Mosul in 'Horrendous' Makeshift Prisons

They reclaimed the eastern part of the city before embarking on a major push on February 19 to recapture the more densely-populated western part. Iraqi troops are battling for control of a bridge ov...

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