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Iran summons S. Korean envoy over Samsung smartphone gifts row

Nuclear-armed North Korea is on an Olympics-linked charm offensive - sending a troupe of performers, hundreds of female cheerleaders and the sister of leader Kim Jong-un to South Korea , but regime...

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N.Korea held military parade

N.Korea held military parade

North Korea yesterday staged a military parade in Pyongyang to mark the 70th anniversary of its armed forces, a show of strength just a day before the Winter Olympics open in South Korea . The fes...

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Russian 'troll factory' active in European Union referendum

Russian 'troll factory' active in European Union referendum

YouTube has found no evidence of Russian hand in the 2016 Brexit referendum, a senior executive told a British parliamentary committee conducting an inquiry into fake news. Juniper Downs, YouTube's gl...

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Looks like some of the Eagles will

Looks like some of the Eagles will "boycott" a White House visit

When the Philadelphia Eagles claimed victory over the New England Patriots at Super Bowl LII, some spectators had a political question on their mind: Will the winning players attend a ceremony...

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Democratic memo launched by US Home Intelligence Committee

Democratic memo launched by US Home Intelligence Committee

Democratic lawmaker Adam Schiff said he fears "political redactions " from the White House during the intelligence review. Unless some absolutely vital national security issue exists, Trump sho...

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Alabama DL coach Karl Dunbar hired by Pittsburgh Steelers

Alabama DL coach Karl Dunbar hired by Pittsburgh Steelers

After a brief playing career that started with being drafted by, but never playing for, the Steelers, Dunbar has compiled 11 years of National Football League defensive line coaching experience. Kno...

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Syria: Israel launched missiles at military targets

Syria: Israel launched missiles at military targets

The Syrian government has repeatedly said it only targets militants. The death toll rose from an initial report of 16 "because the strikes are continuing - some new victims died in Douma and some ...

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Winter Olympics: North Korea stages military parade on eve of Games

Winter Olympics: North Korea stages military parade on eve of Games

News reports said 4,000 of the latest $1,100 Samsung smartphones were being given to athletes attending the Winter Games, but athletes from Iran and North Korea would be excluded because of sanction...

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Kim Jong-un's sister to visit Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, says South

The delegation will stay in South Korea from February 9 to 11. As North Korea's march toward obtaining nuclear-tipped missiles capable of reaching the US has exceeded the American government's e...

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The controversies surrounding Justin Timberlake's Super Bowl halftime show

The controversies surrounding Justin Timberlake's Super Bowl halftime show

Timberlake proceeded to slow things down when he sang a piano version of Prince's " I Would Die 4 U ". Timberlake's overall performance was pretty forgettable, but that was a touching moment to...

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Airstrikes outside Syrian capital kill at least 25 civilians

Airstrikes outside Syrian capital kill at least 25 civilians

On being asked if he wanted Turkish armed forces to withdraw from Syria, Le Drian responded saying that he wanted, "the withdrawal of all those who ought not to be in Syria, including Iranian militia,...

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Wall Street rebounds after a day of volatile trading

Wall Street rebounds after a day of volatile trading

Louis. "I'd characterize what we've seen over the past year as abnormal", said Sameer Samana, global equity and technical strategist at Wells Fargo Investment Institute in St. In other news, the Treas...

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Senate Hopes to Approve Budget Deal; White House Praises Measure

Senate Hopes to Approve Budget Deal; White House Praises Measure

USA lawmakers are expected to unveil "a good, bipartisan deal " on Wednesday that would raise current limits on federal spending for two years, the White House said, as Congress seeks to end figh...

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United Nations warns Gaza has just 10 days of emergency fuel left

United Nations warns Gaza has just 10 days of emergency fuel left

Gaza needs around 500 megawatts of power a day but receives less than half of that, meaning residents receive only a few hours of mains electricity per day. The emir also pledged to provide the Gaza S...

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Putin, Erdogan discuss Afrin, Syria over phone call

Putin, Erdogan discuss Afrin, Syria over phone call

Russian president Vladimir Putin hosted Turkish and Iranian talks in November - the first such three-way summit between the trio. A Turkish official told AFP the date for the Istanbul summit would...

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Earnings at the Forefront For Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc

The stock decreased 0.19% or $0.8 during the last trading session, reaching $52.4. It has underperformed by 2.90% the S&P500. The company's board of directors has declared a first-quarter dividend o...

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Syrian government warplanes kill 59, injure 139 in Eastern Ghouta - monitor

Syrian government warplanes kill 59, injure 139 in Eastern Ghouta - monitor

After the conference, the Syrian regime and its allies stepped up a campaign of violence in Ghouta and Idlib, two of the last major strongholds of the opposition. "International coalition forces are...

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City of Seattle moves to vacate misdemeanor marijuana cases

City of Seattle moves to vacate misdemeanor marijuana cases

The state law legalizing the possession and recreational use of marijuana for adults ages 21 years or older was passed in 2012 . Ike's especially became a target for critics who accused the shop an...

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Turkish forces hit school, water plant in Syria's Afrin: Syrian Kurdish YPG

Turkish forces hit school, water plant in Syria's Afrin: Syrian Kurdish YPG

Panos Moumtzis, assistant United Nations secretary general and regional humanitarian coordinator for the Syria crisis, said the country had reached a " critical stage ". An Israeli army spokeswoma...

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Black tech workers are the lowest paid in the industry

Black tech workers are the lowest paid in the industry

Salaries for tech workers peak in their mid-40s at £107K. NY tech workers, however, are at the other end of the cost-of-living pay scale: Their life in NY is worth just $136,000 in San Francisco dol...

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Duke vs. North Carolina College Basketball Predictions Against The Spread

Duke vs. North Carolina College Basketball Predictions Against The Spread

The Tar Heels went 0-3 SU and ATS in the three prior games to that win with the biggest stumble coming as a 12.5-point favorite at home against NC State. The Blue Devils have slipped from No. 4 in the...

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Give up 'Manik' for Hira, says PM Modi in Tripura

Give up 'Manik' for Hira, says PM Modi in Tripura

Only a real HIRA ensuring connectivity can bail out the state from Left Front-imposed gloom", Modi said at the first of his two election rallies at Sonamura , 60 km south of state capital Agartala. P...

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Senate Spending Deal Includes Boost for Military, Disaster Aid

Senate Spending Deal Includes Boost for Military, Disaster Aid

It would also extend the debt ceiling for another year, reducing fears of an unprecedented usa debt default. Second-ranking Senate Republican John Cornyn of Texas said the disaster relief ...

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136 civilians killed as bombardment intensifies

136 civilians killed as bombardment intensifies

Fighting has also intensified in eastern Ghouta , where approximately 400,000 people remain besieged by Syrian government forces. "These reports are extremely troubling and make a mockery of the so...

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Congress & TDP MPs heckle Arun Jaitley in Lok Sabha

Congress & TDP MPs heckle Arun Jaitley in Lok Sabha

A day after Government's response to Congress president Rahul Gandhi's allegation on Rafale deal, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday hit out at the Congress party and said that with its conti...

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At US outpost in Syria, US general backs Kurdish fighters

At US outpost in Syria, US general backs Kurdish fighters

After talks in Russian Federation and Austria last month failed to yield a breakthrough, the UN's humanitarian coordinator and top envoys in Syria issued a statement in Damascus Tuesday calling for a ...

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'Army Of Beauties': Check Out Kim Jong Un's Olympic Cheerleaders

'Army Of Beauties': Check Out Kim Jong Un's Olympic Cheerleaders

The United States believes North Korea , which has sent a team to the Games, is using the event for crude propaganda, and US officials say Pence is going there to try to counter that. Officials t...

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Stock market rebound returns smiles to Street

Stock market rebound returns smiles to Street

The Dow fell sharply on Friday and Monday, erasing the market's gains for 2018. Traders were still bracing for further volatility in the near future, as they tried to determine if the wild swings th...

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Renuka Chowdhury to move privilege motion against Kiren Rijiju

Renuka Chowdhury to move privilege motion against Kiren Rijiju

Earlier, speaking on motion of thanks to President's address in Rajya Sabha , Modi again attacked Congress and said, While criticising BJP , you start criticising India. Referring to Modi's rema...

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India snubs Maldives Prez on envoy visit

India snubs Maldives Prez on envoy visit

On Monday, Yameen declared a 15-day state of emergency, giving his government sweeping powers, including to make arrests, search and seize property, and restrict freedom of assembly. China considers t...

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British lawmakers could be expelled over sexual harassment

British lawmakers could be expelled over sexual harassment

The focus on Westminster emerged from revelations about Harvey Weinstein and the growth of a global campaign that has emboldened some victims of sexual harassment and bullying to speak out about their...

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Canadian gov't to review helicopter deal with PH

Canadian gov't to review helicopter deal with PH

Canada said it would review the sale, including on human rights grounds, after Philippine Major-General Restituto Padilla told Reuters the helicopters would be used for the military's internal securit...

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Rick Adelman's Son Killed After Being Hit By Car While Crossing Street

Rick Adelman's Son Killed After Being Hit By Car While Crossing Street

Adelman, 44, was killed crossing the street at 1000 Leeland around 12:15 p.m. on February 2. R.J.'s brother, David, is now an assistant coach for the Denver Nuggets. The driver was released without ...

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Soros alleged to finance campaign to stop Brexit

Soros alleged to finance campaign to stop Brexit

Soros was reportedly planning to recruit major Tory donors to undermine Theresa May's Brexit negotiations as well. "Business representatives. agreed on the importance of the time-limited [Brexit] ...

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Several Eagles players say they'll skip White House visit

Several Eagles players say they'll skip White House visit

Whether it be Philadelphia, New Jersey, Ohio, Louisiana, or this entire country, I want to see changes in our criminal justice system. And I want to see our relationships between our communities and o...

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Pakistan, not U.S., suffered the most in anti-terror war: Bilawal

As a result of Thursday's designation, all property and interests in property of the trio - Rahman Zeb Faqir Muhammad, Hizb Ullah Astam Khan and Dilawar Khan Nadir Khan - subject to United States juri...

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LLC Reduces Position in Apple Inc. (AAPL)

Apple Inc now has $808.36 billion valuation. About 3.10M shares traded. Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) has risen 75.34% since February 8, 2017 and is uptrending. Robert W. Baird has "Buy" rating and $160...

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Paul seeks Senate vote to restore spending caps as shutdown looms

Paul seeks Senate vote to restore spending caps as shutdown looms

He brought with him to the Senate floor a number of signs, suggesting he is prepared for the long-haul in his floor remarks. Republican leaders said Paul wants a vote on an amendment critical of the...

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Syria says intercepted Israel strikes near Damascus

Syria says intercepted Israel strikes near Damascus

The death toll rose from an initial report of 16 "because the strikes are continuing - some new victims died in Douma and some critically wounded people died of their wounds", the Syrian Observatory f...

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Coast Guard search in Buzzards Bay suspended after mysterious mayday call

Coast Guard search in Buzzards Bay suspended after mysterious mayday call

He says since that time, weather and the proximity of the boat to the shoal has prevented coast guard officials from attempting to board the vessel, and there is no sign of the captain. A Coast Guard ...

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