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3700 arrested in days of protest across Iran, says legislator

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President Barack Obama and reimposing U.S. sanctions on the Persian country. Iran is expected to contain the ongoing protests that have been going on for a couple of weeks and thus frustrate the US hopes for " time for change" in the Islamic republic, said Egyptian political experts. Read More »

Six Quakes in One Hour Hit Iran-Iraq Border

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Last year, a 7.3-magnitude natural disaster hit villages and towns in Kermanshah province, killing 620 people and injuring thousands of others. ISNA said the five injured were in Kermanshah province, and state television reported no major damage. Read More »

Jeff Sessions' marijuana move will backfire

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And Trump has not taken this sitting down. At the highest level, cannabis remains a controlled substance under federal law. "The cultivation, distribution and possession of marijuana has always been and remains a violation of federal law for all purposes", she later said in a statement . Read More »

Ex-England star John Barnes added to Celebrity Big Brother teamsheet

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Many eagle-eyed fans took to Twitter to address the big change, which also resulted in a new format. During the launch show, one of the new housemates was revealed to be the trans journalist, India Willoughby . "All-female Big Brother and 100 years since women got the vote!" "She's back!" a surprised Amanda Barrie then said as Emma was seen running across the studio in front of them waving her spangly mic in the air and laughing at her mistake. Read More »

Real Madrid stumble against Numancia but reach King's Cup quarters

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Earlier in the campaign a number of Los Blancos' players put pen-to-paper on new contracts as a reward for last season's heroics in which they won both La Liga and the Champions League . He added: 'For me, we are recovering things and we will (recover) with my players and staying relaxed, without problems'. What annoys me more is what you [media] say that I will go to the president. Read More »

Fodder scam: Court will pronounce sentence to RJD Supremo tomorrow

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However, the sentencing was not pronounced due to a condolence meet for advocate Vindeshwari Prasad. Reacting to the decision of the court, Raghuvansh Prasad Singh, who was present in the court premises, told mediapersons that he was yet to get any information about the same, adding that he would respond through legal means if he got the notice. Read More »

Young Named to Wooden Award Midseason Top 25

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Wooden Midseason Top 25, the list of front-runners for the Wooden Award, given to the national college basketball player of the year. She is one of three student-athletes from the Big Ten (Katelynn Flaherty and Kelsey Mitchell). He's logged 14 consecutive 20-point contests and nine double-doubles in his 15-game career. Young tied the NCAA single-game assist record against Northwestern State back in December. Read More »

Netanyahu to visit Delhi, Mumbai

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His visit comes nearly 15 years after the first visit by the then prime minister Ariel Sharon in 2003. Now trade between the two countries is around 5 billion United States dollars, of which three billions is for exports. An Israeli news station aired an audio recording Monday of what it said was Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's son drunkenly bragging outside a strip club in 2015. Read More »

Tina Smith Prepares To Enter US Senate

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Two former vice presidents stood beside the Senate's newest senators on the Senate floor as the two Democrats took their oaths of office. Bachmann said she he had been praying about whether she should seek the Senate ever since Franken announced he would retire after sexual misconduct allegations surfaced against him. Read More »

2017 hits record for costly weather disasters

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More frequent, severe natural disasters and rising costs associated with recovery and relief are part of a larger trend, since climate change makes weather more erratic and extreme. Insurers are set to pay out a record $135 billion stemming from natural disasters around the globe previous year, according to data released this month from the world's largest reinsurer. Read More »

"Street Livin'": Black Eyed Peas go back to basics on new single

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The song itself revolves around social issues like police brutality and gun violence. Another lyric goes,"Listen, they derailed the soul train/And put a nightmare into every Martin Luther King/And privatized prisons are owned by the same/Slave masters that owned the slave trade game". Read More »

Trump Admin Cuts Funding to Pakistan

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A Twitter attack by US President Donald Trump against Pakistan on New Year's Day will further strengthen the already close ties between Islamabad and Beijing , a report in a leading Chinese daily said . Commenting on the recent developments pertaining to the Pakistan-US relations, Ghafoor said no amount of compulsion can pressurize Pakistan on how to act. Read More »

Fiery semitrailer crash shuts down I-65 in southern Indiana

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Traffic was being diverted off I-65 at exit 50. Southbound remained closed until about 9 p.m. According to Indiana State Police, the interstate was closed due to power lines being down at Chase Street in northwest Indiana. The crash caused hazardous material to be spilled leading to the closure of southbound lanes of I-65 near the crossing of State Road 250. Wheeles said crews responding to the cleanup faced an "explosion risk". Read More »

President addresses farmer concerns at AFBF convention

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Trump drew the first of his standing ovations when he pointed out that the tax bill doubled the estate tax exemption "so you can keep your farm in your family." Enjoying the applause Trump went on, "Obviously, you love your families; otherwise, you wouldn't be standing for that one". Read More »

Flooding rain and warmth followed by a Flash Freeze

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Meanwhile, Saturday morning will bring a change to snow near the US border with Canada, and freezing rain in parts of western CT, western and central MA and much of Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine. The temperature will hit a high of nearly 60 degrees, continuing the snow melt. When the ice gathers, it will make the water back up onto the land. In southern New England, rain will continue into early Saturday, with a widespread 1 to 3 inches on the way by then. Read More »

Missing teen's body was in Subway restaurant for two weeks

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She disappeared again two days later, police said . But, Man disappeared again on October 10. A subsequent missing persons report was not filed. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported this week that 19-year-old student was reported missing October 8, only to disappear two days later after returning home the first time. Read More »

Dominion Energy crews continue to assist in rebuilding Puerto Rico power grid

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In a statement, FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said they "continue to take additional steps to identify other supply sources for saline". " Many were significantly impacted because of the power outages that occurred across the island", said Director of Clinical Pharmacy Services at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Jason Hoffman. Read More »

Responding to Trump, presidency says Jerusalem not for sale

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Trump himself said that was evidenced by the Palestinian regime's latest refusal to even come to the negotiating table. "But then he recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, taking the single-most important part of negotiations and a two-state solution off the table", Shaath said. Read More »

Roseanne Barr: "I'd Be a Better President" Than Oprah, Susan Sarandon, Trump

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Speaking at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in Pasadena , California, in early January, Barr said, "I have always ... attempted to portray a realistic portrait of the American people and working-class people". In 2011, Barr announced her candidacy for president on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno , running on the "Green Tea Party" ticket for the 2012 election. Read More »

Indian Police Nab Man Wanted for 2000 Terror Attack

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Following the attack , police said Kawa changed his name and moved locations three times in Jammu and Kashmir. Kawa was on the run since 2000 and was hiding in Kashmir, the police said. "Bilal's brother, Niyaz Ahmad Kawa, resides in Delhi". His family said that Kawa on January 10 had gone to Delhi for a medical check-up. "Bilal and his family would stay with him every winter to get away from the cold weather here", said Hina. Read More »

Number of homicide in Chicago drops in 2017

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Shootings in Chicago exceeded 3,500 in 2017, down from more than 4,300 in 2016 but up from more than 2,900 in 2015. Chicago Police officials say they were able to make progress in stemming violence with the launch of what they've dubbed Strategic Decision Support Centers - data driven nerve centers that the department says have helped it more quickly respond to shootings and help officers predict where the next incident may occur. Read More »

Ford unveils Edge ST Performance SUV

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The ST treatment for the mid-size crossover comes as part of a makeover for the mid-size crossover and Ford's $7 billion re-allocation of resources from sedans to the SUVs. SYNC with AppLinkTM, an enhanced voice-recognition communications and entertainment system, is also standard. However, it's not clear how much of that technology will make it on to United Kingdom versions of the Edge. Read More »

Police Searching For Armed Robbery Suspects

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Suspects reportedly went on a robbery spree early this morning in Opelousas, police said. "It looks like the clerk was the lone person at the time", Gibbs said. While investigating the second robbery, officers received a third complaint on an armed armed at a local business in the 1100 Block of W. Vine Street. Read More »

Vote at United Nations not to influence India-Israel ties: Envoy

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Gilad Cohen, the Foreign Ministry's deputy director-general for Asia and the Pacific, would not discuss the Spike deal or weapons deals between India and Israel, during a briefing he gave Wednesday previewing Netanyahu's visit. Speaking Thursday at the Globes Israel Business Conference in Jerusalem, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the budget would contribute to Israel's above-OECD-average economic growth, with predictions for 3.5% GDP growth next year. Read More »

Abe rejects call from Seoul for apology to 'comfort women'

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Friday marked the first time for the Japanese leader to reveal his thoughts on Seoul's new position on the deal. In terms of bilateral economic relations, Abe said he wanted an agreement avoiding double taxation as soon as possible to develop investment between Japan and Estonia, and increase economic exchange. Read More »

Saudi Arabia rolls out tourist visas for women without chaperone

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Speaking at the time, Shoura Council member Jamal Al Fakhri said that the Public Investment Fund would help to promote tourism in Saudi Arabia, and that tourism project would "further diversify job opportunities". In a decree issued in September, King Salman ordered by June an end to the ban on women drivers, a conservative tradition that has limited women's mobility and been seen by rights activists as an emblem of their suppression. Read More »

Turkey issues U.S. travel warning

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The Foreign Ministry on Friday issued a travel warning for Turkish citizens planning to travel to the USA, citing an increase in violence and terror attacks. Separately, Turkey summoned senior USA diplomat Philip Kosnett to the foreign affairs in Ankara on Thursday over Washington's support for Syrian Kurdish fighters. Read More »

Treasury Secretary Defends Trump's Trip To Davos

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The two leaders also spoke over phone ahead of their Davos meeting. President Donald Trump is planning to bring a big delegation with him to the small Swiss ski town of Davos in two weeks, including at least six Cabinet secretaries and some of the White House's senior staff, according to two people involved in the administration's plans. Read More »