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Abu Sayyaf terrorists slaughter nine after surprise attack on village

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That has also been meant to prevent senior commanders of Abu Sayyaf, especially those close to Daesh, from staging attacks in other areas while troops struggle to find the hideouts of militants in jungles in Basilan to recover more than dozen foreigners who are believed to be held captive by Abu Sayyaf. Read More »

Driver in Barcelona terror attack killed in Spain

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Police said they tracked 22-year-old Younes Abouyaaqoub to a rural area near Barcelona and shot him on Monday (local time) after he held up what looked like an explosives belt and shouted "Allahu Akbar" (God is Greatest). On Saturday, Spanish Interior Minister Juan Ignacio Zoida said that the terror cell believed to be responsible for the attack on Las Ramblas and Cambrils had been "completely dismantled". Read More »

Sunday weather: Sunny and windy, with highs around 82

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Instead of clouds that have hidden meteor showers and lunar eclipses in the past, Monday afternoon's forecast is for sunny skies and a zero percent change of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Read More »

Chhattisgarh: Three infants die from lack of oxygen in Raipur hospital

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Expressing the regret, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Monday ordered an investigation into the deaths and has also assured the families of the children that those responsible for this tragic event will not be spared. The incident is a disturbing reminder of the Gorakhpur tragedy when more than 60 children lost their lives in state-run BRD hospital in Gorakhpur, allegedly because of lack of oxygen supply. Read More »

Sierra Leone: Chinese Companies Donates US$33860 Food Items to Flood Victims

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The missing people toll is still "over 600", according to the Head of the Forensic Office Seneh Dumbuya, who was pessimistic about the fate of these people, many of them minors surprised while sleeping. Survivors picking through the debris of Sierra Leone's deadly mudslides were facing the reality Saturday that most, if not all, of the hundreds of people missing are dead, as relief and aid efforts intensified. Read More »

Online hate crimes as serious as offline abuse

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Alison Saunders said those who committed hate crimes wished to "instil fear" in their targets, and potential victims had the right to be "protected from abuse that can now follow them everywhere via the screen of their smartphone or tablet". Read More »

South Korea, US Set For Divisive Military Drills

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North Korea denounced on Monday joint military drills between South Korea and the United States amid heightened tension over the North's nuclear and missiles programmes which it said was aimed at a preemptive attack. Liberal civic groups in South Korea joined the chorus by staging a rally in Gwanghwamun Square and in front of the Blue House. Around 17 thousand US troops are now taking part in the drills, while some 25 thousand USA soldiers took part a year ago. Read More »

Texas man charged with trying to bomb a Confederate statue in Houston

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Court documents said he was allegedly holding two small boxes with various items inside, including what appeared to be duct tape and wires. That's when the ranger noticed a timer and wires in the boxes, federal prosecutors say. A woman ultimately died at that rally when a man drove his vehicle into a crowd of counterprotesters. When asked by the ranger whether he wanted to harm the Dowling statue, Schneck replied that he did not "like that guy", according to the criminal complaint. Read More »

More Mar-a-Lago customers dump Trump

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The Preservation Foundation, which celebrates and protects the architectural and cultural heritage of Palm Beach, planned to host a dance in March at the club, which has always been an oasis for charities and their patrons during Palm Beach's winter charity season. Read More »

Danish Inventor Charged With Manslaughter, Dumping Body of Journalist at Sea

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A headless female torso was found on Monday in the water's edge in Copenhagen, hours after a Danish inventor charged with killing a journalist in his homemade submarine told a court she died onboard, police say. The police believe that this is a manslaughter case, but they do not want to provide any more information as the investigation is still ongoing. She was last seen with Madsen aboard his submarine as it departed. Read More »

Military Drills Emerge as Key Obstacle to US-North Korea Talks

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Both the United States and South Korea insist that the drills are defensive in nature, but North Korea has long condemned the joint exercises as rehearsals for invasion. "The rhetoric out of North Korea regarding the exercise is similar to what they have done in the past and continue to do with each joint exercise between South Korea , the United States and its allies", according to a statement from the Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense on Monday. Read More »

Companies Will Lose $694 Million When Employees Watch Solar Eclipse

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But those hundreds of millions of dollars in lost productivity pale in comparison to the amount lost to other events, like March Madness and Cyber Monday. And the firm's estimation of lost productivity - pegged at $ 694 million , to be precise - could be lowballing it. Monday's eclipse will last almost two-and-a-half minutes. Read More »

Mitch McConnell bucks Trump

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Mnuchin said the debt ceiling must be increased to ensure that the USA government can pay its bills. But while speaking at a Louisville Chamber of Commerce event, McConnell said: "My view is that most news is not fake, but I do try to look at a variety of sources. Read More »

BJP registers a thumping victory in Mira Bhayander civic polls

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The voter turnout of the Mira Bhayander Municipal Corporation election was recorded at 47 per cent despite extensive campaigning by heavy weights. Surprisingly, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) did not even manage to open its account in the civic polls, who last time had secured second position with 26 seats from here. Read More »

John Oliver Tackles Our Nuclear Waste Problem, Which Now Includes Radioactive Alligators

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After President Trump blamed " both sides " for the deadly protests in Charlottesville, Virginia - in which the so-called alt-right gathered for a "Unite the Right" rally - many GOP lawmakers spoke out against the Republican leader. "The truly depressing thing about Steve Bannon's departure is how unsatisfying it is", he said Sunday on " Last Week Tonight ". "As much as I would love to believe that, I really don't see it". Read More »

Clouds increasing on day of solar eclipse

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An approaching low pressure system will increases chances for showers and thunderstorms Tuesday , with showers lingering into Wednesday , the service says. That being said, it doesn't appear that skies will be totally overcast around the area, but there will likely be more clouds than sun during the eclipse. Read More »

Britain could be subject to European Court rulings until 2027, it emerges

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One official said that May herself is keen on the idea of an alternative court even as it's becoming increasingly clear that ECJ rulings will be binding for years to come. With roughly 18 months left before Britain is scheduled to leave the European Union, the country's politicians are eager to outline how the new relationship could work. Read More »

University of Texas removes four Confederate statues — BBCI

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By late morning, people walking by were stopping to gawk at the four pedestals, empty except for some construction debris and the bolts that once held the statues in place. The statues of Lee, Johnston and Reagan will be added to the collection at the university's Dolph Briscoe Center for American History for "scholarly study", Fenves wrote. Read More »

Rajiv Bajaj, Avni Biyani among 200 young CEOs to meet Modi

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The two day initiative named "Champions of Change" to usher transformational change in the country through Government-Business partnerships was initiated by NITI Aayog on Wednesday. Deliberations on building New India by 2022 started today with Focus on Growth, gender parity, skilling, agriculture development, Energy, climate change, renewables and mobility by young start-up founders. Read More »

Spain attack suspect may have fled to France

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The suspect was wearing an explosive belt when police opened fire in Subirats, killing the man they say was behind the wheel of a Fiat van that drove into throngs of people on Barcelona's Las Ramblas thoroughfare last Thursday, killing 13 people and injuring more than 100. Read More »

One Killed in France After Car Crashes Into Bus Shelters

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At least one person has died and another left injured after a vehicle crashed into two bus shelters in the southern French city of Marseille, police said on Monday. Julien Ravier, mayor of the 11th and 12th districts, told BFMTV news channel that the victim was a woman in her 40s who was waiting alone at the stop, Reuters reported. Read More »

Putin names new Russian ambassador to US

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Kislyak has been at the eye of the storm over his meetings with senior campaign aides to Donald Trump during the presidential race. In February 2011, Antonov became Deputy Defense Minister. Putin also relieved Sergei Kislyak of his duties as ambassador to the United States and Antonov of his duties as Deputy Former Minister. The Russian officials have firmly denied the allegations. Read More »

Leeds Offer Disappointed Fans Shirt Exchange Following Chris Wood Transfer to Burnley

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Reading are now 4/1 favorites to sign the player followed by Birmingham City at 13/2. This news sheds more light on the dramatic deal that will see Leeds' goal-scoring sensation move to Burnley . "The manager has given me a lot of confidence and backed me to bring me here". Talking to new players coming in over the years, it might not be the case at a lot of places. Read More »

McDonald's likely to challenge NCLT order on Vikram Bakshi

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Meanwhile, McDonald's India said it was already scouting for a new partner to re-establish a profitable business in the north and east of the country. Ltd. As a result, CPRL will have to stop using any intellectual property of McDonald's at the 169 outlets within 15 days of the notice. McDonald's India and Bakshi have for always been embroiled in a fight over CPRL's control. Read More »

Democratic Congress members, including 3 from Va., call for Censure of Trump

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Trump barked in reply to a reporter's question. " President Trump has shown time and time again that he lacks the ethical and moral rectitude to be President of the United States", said Cohen. Heather Heyer , 32, was killed in Charlottesville on Saturday when a suspected white nationalist drove his vehicle into a crowd protesting the far-right march. Read More »

Infosys seeks CEO ready to enter war between board, founders

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In a second statement released today, the board also pointed fingers at Narayana Murthy , one of the company's co-founders and former CEO, who continues to serve as executive chairman and chairman emeritus. Sikka set an ambitious 2020 revenue target of US$20 billion, which he has since acknowledged will be hard to achieve in light of the headwinds now facing the sector. Read More »

Trudeau: Do not enter Canada 'irregularly'

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Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says that he does not intend to cancel Mr Trump's proposed State visit, adding that the Republic's relationship with the U.S. Trudeau says he and Varadkar plan to discuss issues related to diversity and inclusion and how both countries can benefit from the Canada-Europe Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, which goes into effect next month. Read More »