• Two dead, 70 hurt after train crash in South Carolina
Two dead, 70 hurt after train crash in South Carolina

Train 91's 139 passengers were rattled when its lead engine collided with a CSX freight train at about 2:35 a.m.as it chugged through Cayce, S.C. The train's lead engine and several passenger carriages derailed in the crash, Amtrak said in a statement .

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  • Palestinian teen dies in Israeli West Bank raid
Palestinian teen dies in Israeli West Bank raid

Cabinet Secretary Tzachi Braverman said the move to recognize Havat Gilad is "only a technical decision" meant to legalize an existing settlement and not establish a new one. The incident was filmed and the video widely shared online. He is the seventh Palestinian to be killed by Israel this year. Defence lawyer Gaby Lasky said on Sunday that the...

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  • Indian oil tanker and crew missing off Africa's west coast
Indian oil tanker and crew missing off Africa's west coast

The Indian mission in Abuja is in touch with authorities in Nigeria and Benin about a ship that is believed to have gone missing in the Gulf of Guinea, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said in a tweet. DG Shipping does not establish contact with non-state actors. The MT Marine Express , however, maintains that it has...

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  • Palestinian president to attend UN Security Council's meeting on Middle East
Palestinian president to attend UN Security Council's meeting on Middle East

Chairing a meeting of the committee in Cairo, which was formed after the meeting of Arab foreign minister and Arab League Secretary General Ahmad Aboul Gheit in Amman last month, Safadi outlined Jordan's role under the leadership of His Majesty King Abdullah in addressing the consequences.

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  • China slams U.S. nuke review
China slams U.S. nuke review

Low-yield nuclear weapons, while still devastating, have a strength of less than 20 kilotons. "Mr Zarif also said in his tweet: "(U.S. President Donald) Trump's obduracy in killing the #JCPOA (Iran's nuclear deal with world powers) stems from the same risky imprudence".

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  • Congress continue his leads in Rajasthan, TMC starts celebration on Noapara
Congress continue his leads in Rajasthan, TMC starts celebration on Noapara

By noon, Congress started leading in all three seats. TMC candidate Sajda Ahmed trounced Anupam Mallick of BJP by over 4.74 lakh votes in Uluberia Lok Sabha seat in Howrah district. According to the Election Commission, Mr Dhakad bagged 70,146 votes while Mr Hada got 57,170 votes. He added to good measure that "the Vasundhara Raje government ha...

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  • White House to abandon controversial nominee for Council on Environmental Quality head
White House to abandon controversial nominee for Council on Environmental Quality head

But White's nomination languished in the Senate, and was among a batch of nominations the Senate sent back to the White House at the end of 2017 when Congress closed up for the year. "I jumped ahead. Climate change is of course real". During a November 8 hearing before the committee, Hartnett White was pressed by lawmakers of both parties on seve...

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  • Four Army soldiers killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan
Four Army soldiers killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan

According to the Army officials, the indiscriminate firing started around 11 am at various places in Rajouri and Poonch sectors with Pakistani soldiers using small arms, automatics and mortars. Between January 18 and 22 this year, 14 people, including eight civilians, have been killed in shelling along the International Border in Jammu, Kathua and ...

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  • Pupil arrested as teenager left critical after LA school shooting
Pupil arrested as teenager left critical after LA school shooting

Police didn't say what led to the shooting, which unfolded at the Sal Castro Middle School in the city's Westlake district. Three other people sustained minor injuries. Parent Claudia Anzueto, 41, said her 12-year-old son was crying when he used someone else's mobile phone to call her. As is always the case when this happens there were unde...

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  • Groundhog Day: Phil sees shadow; 6 more weeks of winter
Groundhog Day: Phil sees shadow; 6 more weeks of winter

However, Groundhog Day became a tradition over 130 years ago - dating back to 1880s. The Germans brought the tradition to Pennsylvania in the 1700s, and every year since, Americans have waited to see if the hibernating groundhog will see his own shadow or not.

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"Yakuza 6" Delayed to April 17 in the West

In Yakuza 6: The Song of Life , Kiryu will find out exactly how much people are willing to sacrifice for family - be those ties through blood or bond - when he investigates a series of shadowy events that involve the ones he holds closest to his heart.

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  • Assam Summit is a boost to northeast, says, Jitendra Singh
Assam Summit is a boost to northeast, says, Jitendra Singh

Advantage Assam will be the largest ever investment promotion and facilitation initiative by the Government of Assam which aims to project Assam as India's expressway to the South-East Asian nations. Subhash Chandra, Chairman, Essel Group and ZEE have also registered for the event. There is a number of focus sectors, identified by the state,...

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  • GOP legislators gather in search of winning 2018 agenda
GOP legislators gather in search of winning 2018 agenda

The debate over immigration policy has become closely enmeshed with looming deadlines over government spending. "DACA, debt ceiling, budget , agreement, omnibus?" To end the government shutdown last month, Schumer agreed to a deal with McConnell that called for the Senate to immediately take up DREAMer legislation if there is no broader acco...

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  • Fed Slaps Unusual Penalty On Wells Fargo Following 'Widespread Consumer Abuses'
Fed Slaps Unusual Penalty On Wells Fargo Following 'Widespread Consumer Abuses'

The announced action will restrict Wells Fargo's growth until its governance and risk management sufficiently improves but will not require the firm to cease current activities, including accepting customer deposits or making consumer loans.

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  • State DOT removing
State DOT removing "I Love NY" signs

The letter marked the latest development in a long-running dispute between the Cuomo administration and the federal government over the signs. Federal Highway Administration officials say the funding will be reinstated if there's a resolution by September 30.

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  • Super Bowl 52 May Have a Negative Impact on Minneapolis Youth
Super Bowl 52 May Have a Negative Impact on Minneapolis Youth

By providing a new version of the NFL's Next Gen Stats real-time data feed, fans in Minneapolis can see in-game stats integrated into SMT's graphics packages displayed on the stadium's two video boards and also 2,000 in-concourse video displays.

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  • U.S. imposes Sanctions on Hezbollah financial network
U.S. imposes Sanctions on Hezbollah financial network

The individuals and businesses sanctioned are believed to be linked to Adham Tabaja, a businessman who controls a real estate empire in Lebanon and who officials described as a senior Hezbollah financier. The Treasury Department sanctioned five Lebanese and one Iraqi, most of whom were associated with Al-Inmaa Engineering and Contracting, a company...

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  • Afghanistan Joint Working Groups' maiden meeting in Kabul today
Afghanistan Joint Working Groups' maiden meeting in Kabul today

Pakistan delegation was led by Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua and has offered a joint investigation into the terrorist attacks. The FO spokesperson also reaffirmed that Pakistan will continue to support efforts for peace in Afghanistan, but the Afghan government needs to reach a settlement with different Afghan groups.

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  • U.S. missile defense test failed in Hawaii
U.S. missile defense test failed in Hawaii

The technology is being developed in cooperation with Japan, and will be deployed on land as well as aboard ships. A SM-3 Block IIA missile, touted as a possible second layer of defense for Hawaii from North Korean threats, failed in a flight from Kauai's Aegis Ashore facility Wednesday when it did not intercept a target representing an interme...

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  • Trump's Approval Highest in West Virginia, Lowest in Vermont
Trump's Approval Highest in West Virginia, Lowest in Vermont

Twelve states gave Trump an approval rating of 50 percent or better, while less than half of residents in all other states approved of his performance in his first year in office. A majority of Americans - 55% - say the President has been at least somewhat successful in getting Congress to pass his legislative agenda, up from 42% last month.

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