• Attempt by Pakistan to mainstream Hafiz Saeed
Attempt by Pakistan to mainstream Hafiz Saeed

According to reports, the Pakistan Election Commission had been refusing to allow the MML to get itself registered as a political party to contest the 2018 general elections. In fact, Saeed and his charities were top on the list of the groups that the FATF wanted Pakistan to act against. The US State Department in 2014 had designated the JuD as a...

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  • DeShone Kizer to Packers as Part of Damarious Randall Trade with Browns
DeShone Kizer to Packers as Part of Damarious Randall Trade with Browns

ESPN's Adam Schefter reported the teams will swap fourth- and fifth-round picks as part of the deal. Kizer struggled as a rookie starter, going 0-15 and leading the National Football League with 22 interceptions. Randall wasn't a bad return for a quarterback who wasn't in their plans anymore. Brett Hundley had some truly very bad games afte...

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  • Keep in mind to change your clocks: Daylight Saving Time starts this weekend
Keep in mind to change your clocks: Daylight Saving Time starts this weekend

That missing hour of sleep has a reputation for being tough for some people, but according to Dr. Amit Narula, medical director of the Sleep Disorders Center at Carroll Hospital, that may be largely a matter of perception. "That is, for every hour change, the body takes one day to adapt to it". However, doctors say that while spring forward con...

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  • Amelia Earhart's Bones Very Likely Found 78 Years Ago
Amelia Earhart's Bones Very Likely Found 78 Years Ago

In one of aviation's enduring riddles, Earhart, 39, and navigator Fred Noonan, 44, vanished as they were flying from Papua New Guinea to Howland Island on July 2, 1937. So, case closed? Well, it's important to note that no one has actually seen these bones for decades, and all of their analysis is on a file recorded in the 1940s.

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  • Defense hawks aren't sure what to make of Trump's North Korea meeting
Defense hawks aren't sure what to make of Trump's North Korea meeting

North Korea's missile tests are usually conducted late at night or early in the morning and nearly always trigger emergency national security meetings in Seoul when they occur. "Well, I'm not against talking to North Korea, and I think if President Trump were to take a hard line and say at this point that I'm not interested in talking with the No...

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  • Brooklyn loves the ACC's blue bloods: Duke, UNC set for semifinal showdown
Brooklyn loves the ACC's blue bloods: Duke, UNC set for semifinal showdown

Duke is also 7-1 ATS in their last eight versus the ACC and 9-2 ATS in their last 11 neutral-site games. Call this Tobacco Road Redux. The ACC Tournament two-year host gets its second consecutive Battle of the Blues Friday night (9 p.m., WRAL-TV, 99.9 FM The Fan) in a Duke-UNC rubber match in the second semifinal.

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  • Donald Trump threatens to 'impose reciprocal tax' on countries like India, China
Donald Trump threatens to 'impose reciprocal tax' on countries like India, China

The tariffs, signed on Thursday, will come into force in 15 days. "We're going to be doing a reciprocal tax programme, at some point so that if China is going to charge us 25 per cent or if India is going to charge us 75 per cent and we charge them nothing", he said as he imposed a 25 per cent tariff on steel and a 10 per cent tariff on alumini...

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  • Two students arrested in separate school threats in Evesham
Two students arrested in separate school threats in Evesham

A New Haven High School student was arrested this week after she reported shouted that she was going to "shoot the school up". Authorities said he didn't have any malicious intent in mind and only wanted to share with his fellow students. None of the local threats were believed to be credible. These incidents also spread fear and anxiety to parents...

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  • Putin: 'I have no disappointment at all' with Trump
Putin: 'I have no disappointment at all' with Trump

Venting his frustration with the USA political system, Putin said "it has demonstrated its inefficiency and has been eating itself up". During his 2016 presidential campaign, Trump said he would press for better ties with Russian Federation as a way to solve numerous world's deep-standing conflicts.

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  • Amid lull, Red Cross delivers aid to Syria's Ghouta
Amid lull, Red Cross delivers aid to Syria's Ghouta

Syria's army is poised to slice rebel-held eastern Ghouta in two as forces advancing from the east link up with troops at its western edge, a pro-Damascus commander said on Thursday. Zeina Karam is an Associated Press writer. It added that 15 of the 20 hospitals and clinics that MSF supports have been hit by bombing or shelling, with varying degree...

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  • Gunman takes hostages at California veterans home
Gunman takes hostages at California veterans home

Nacke called the situation at the veterans home "dynamic and active" and said he had no information about the hostages or their conditions. A gunman on Friday took three people hostage at the veterans home and the standoff was still continuing, local media reported .

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  • Canada's Morneau: Terms of NAFTA discussion have been changed
Canada's Morneau: Terms of NAFTA discussion have been changed

Specifically, Minister Morneau was pressed on why the government didn't respond in his budget to big USA corporate tax cuts that slashed corporate rates to 21% from 35%. terms. During the even't armchair discussion, moderated by Susan Yurkovich, CEO of the Council of Forest Industries, Morneau was pressed on questions of how the federal governmen...

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  • Karnataka could be second Indian state after Jammu & Kashmir with separate flag
Karnataka could be second Indian state after Jammu & Kashmir with separate flag

On the other hand the Karnataka Chief Minister had defended the move for a separate flag for the state, asking if there is any provision in the Constitution that prohibits the state from having its own flag. Last year, the state government had constituted a nine-member committee to design the state flag. The saffron party had strongly opposed the s...

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  • Former Trump aide Sam Nunberg makes U-turn over Russia inquiry
Former Trump aide Sam Nunberg makes U-turn over Russia inquiry

At one point, CNN's Erin Burnett even suggested that he might be drunk . It wasn't long before Burnett questioned his apparent odd behaviour. "No logical reason for him to publicly react the way he did", Cramer said . "I would cooperate if it were me, but I'm a different breed of cat". In addition to saying he was not going to comply wi...

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  • NY Assembly passes anti-gun violence legislation
NY Assembly passes anti-gun violence legislation

The Assembly passed a package of five bills Tuesday afternoon, a day after the Republican-controlled state Senate passed 15 bills focused on improving school security following last month's shooting at a Florida high school. Heastie said the Assembly could support some of the concepts pushed in the Senate school safety package. While he acknowledge...

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  • Tillerson: US commitment to Africa
Tillerson: US commitment to Africa "quite clear"

Christopher Coons (D) of DE, speaking last week at Washington's Hudson Institute. He will spend about a week on the continent visiting countries that play key roles in addressing Africa's security challenges, including Nigeria, Chad and Djibouti, which houses the only permanent US military base in Africa.

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  • In statement full of falsehoods, Trump calls Schaaf's immigration warning 'a disgrace'
In statement full of falsehoods, Trump calls Schaaf's immigration warning 'a disgrace'

He stated that sanctuary city and state policies in California directly and adversely affect the efforts of federal law enforcement officials to reduce the numbers of immigrants living in the state, a fact not lost on the politicians who enacted and continue to support those policies.

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  • Snowfall in Maryland, Washington, DC ahead of Nor'easter
Snowfall in Maryland, Washington, DC ahead of Nor'easter

Although light rain was falling in Providence shortly before 2:30 p.m., the Weather Service said it would turn to snow and most of the snow would accumulate between 7 p.m. New York's three major airlines reported a total of 1,431 canceled flights on Wednesday morning, about 40 percent of their normally scheduled flights.

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  • States warned of mumps exposure at national cheerleading competition
States warned of mumps exposure at national cheerleading competition

If your child attended a national cheerleading competition in Dallas last month, you need to pay attention to their health . The Texas Department of State Health Services is alerting the public anyone at the competition from February 23 to February 25 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas should be aware of the exposure...

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  • Mahatma Gandhi statue in Kerala's Taliparamba vandalised
Mahatma Gandhi statue in Kerala's Taliparamba vandalised

The officials later said that a new Ambedkar statue had been installed. The statue, located in a compound that houses the Taliparamba Taluk Office, was found vandalised at about 8 am. Reacting to vandalism with SP Mookerjee's statue, Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee condemned the act and assured that the statue would be restored.

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