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Kvitova beats Muguruza in thrilling Doha final


Asked about being back in the top 10, Kvitova replied: "I remember sometime previous year when I was asked about this, I couldn't even dream of it". "It feels great (to be No. The triumph is even more extraordinary as Kvitova is still suffering from nerve damage to her playing hand and can not entirely clench her fist or feel two of her fingers. Read More »

Kosovo marks decade since independence declaration


The capital Pristina was covered in the blue-and-yellow Kosovan flag for a weekend of festivities, with Kosovo-born British pop star Rita Ora due to headline a concert in the main square on Saturday night. "The Balkans will again become a powder keg", he wrote on Twitter on Friday. The conflict ended after a three-month North Atlantic Treaty Organisation air campaign that forced Serbs out of Kosovo and put it under United Nations protection. Read More »

Ohio Sheriff Offers Free Concealed Carry Classes to Teachers


Even as some have praised the idea as "absolutely wonderful", others on Facebook and Twitter - where the sheriff made the offer - have responded by questioning whether arming teachers is the best way to fend off the threat posed by mass shooters targeting schools. Read More »

Canadian women advance to gold medal hockey game vs. archrival US


Team USA outshot Canada 45-23 . It was Canada's fourth gold medal in a row, and the third time in that span the USA was forced to settle for silver. "It's a new team, we're ready to go". "It's going to come down to who executes, who's able to perform in the moment, and who stays disciplined, and probably who wins the special teams battles". Read More »

'We will definitely not shut up and dribble'


Both men have always been very vocal about their views on Trump, but this time Fox News Host Laura Ingraham found it upon herself to make comments towards National Basketball Association players, Lebron James and Kevin Durant , regarding their political opinions claiming that they should just " shut up and dribble ". Read More »

Cruz purchased weapon legally, gun shop owners say


Of the injured, three are in critical condition, according to Dr. Evan Boyar of Broward Health North Medical Center. Len Murray's 17-year-old son, a junior at the South Florida high school where shooting was reported, sent his parents a chilling text: "Mom and Dad, there have been shots fired on campus at school". Read More »

Mother of 14-year-old shooting victim: 'We need action now!'

While the nearby town of Parkland, Florida , continues to mourn a deadly school shooting that left 17 dead, Russian Federation was clearly top of mind for the president. Trump weighed in on Twitter earlier Thursday, saying there were "so many signs that the suspected Florida shooter was mentally disturbed". You can see updates on the address, as well as the presidential proclamation honoring the victims below. Read More »

7.2 quake damages homes, but leaves no major destruction


Alejandro Murat , was seriously hurt. But five women, four men, and the three children were killed, the Oaxaca prosecutor's office said. The Mexican alternative rock bands Café Tacvba, Kinky, Molotov, Zoe, Chilean singer and Mexico City resident Mon Laferte and other artists instigated the relief effort immediately after last fall's quake, creating a support network on social media that provided information for volunteers, called for supplies and posted photos of missing people. Read More »

Driver in Trump motorcade detained after gun found

White House staffers drove the vans instead. Pool reporters had last seen the President Friday night, February 16, at 8:15 p.m. during a meeting he had with law enforcement officers. Trump is spending time at his Mar-a-Lago resort this holiday weekend discussing how to improve school safety and prevent gun violence with people ranging from members of his retreat to officials at the Broward County Sheriff's Department. Read More »

Trump was the worst President of the United States - the media


The group came to a collective conclusion guaranteed to please the Resistance: Donald Trump is the lousiest president of all time . Trump took the bottom slot with an average score of 12.34. But Barack Obama moved up 10 spots from the previous survey , sitting now in the eighth spot just above Ronald Reagan and Lyndon B. Johnson. Scholars were asked to rate Donald Trump on his presidency overall, legislative accomplishments, foreign policy leadership, embodying institutional ... Read More »

Volcano in Indonesia shoots 5km tower of ash into the sky


Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, a spokesman for Indonesia's Disaster Agency, said the eruption began on Monday morning, accompanied by multiple earthquakes and showering surrounding villages with small rocks. The volcano, which is 2,460 meters high, has been erupting sporadically since late 2013, forcing thousands of people to leave. Ash from Mount Sinabung volcano covers a vehicle and street following an eruption in Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia February 19, 2018 in this photo taken by Antara Foto. Read More »

Adam Silver says NBA All-Star Draft likely to be televised next year


Give the people what they want to see". Sunday also marked the first time playing with the new format , a change instituted to help re-energize the event. "That was great defense by myself", Durant said. According to oddsmakers at YouWager, Team LeBron is the slight favorite in this game, as it is getting odds of -2.5 points against Team Steph. Read More »

Israeli PM's associates listed as suspects in corruption affair

Five others central figures at Bezeq, including the company's controlling shareholder, Shaul Elovitch, have also been arrested on suspicion of giving bribes. A statement from the police said two men had in 2015 "approached a public official with an offer to help advance her to the position of attorney general" in return for her taking certain action "on a criminal case", with the offer never reaching fruition. Read More »

Coleman breaks 20 years world record in 60 metres


However, that time did not stand because the meeting at which the race took place did not have electronic starting blocks. He said: "I was just trying to come out with the win". Fellow American Maurice Greene had held the record of 6.39sec for 20 years. Another World Record could be on the cards there too. Coleman will lead the American team to next month's IAAF world indoor championships in Birmingham, England. Read More »

Superintendent says 'no immediate danger' for Michigan St. Joseph High School


Gilchrist County School District declared public schools closed Friday, after they received an emailed threat. Cross Creek did go on a soft lockdown, the school said. We can't be too cautious". According to the superintendent, no weapons were found on school property. Camden Police Department is actively involved in pursuing the source of the post and the perpetrator will be prosecuted to the fullness extent of the law. Read More »

Pakistan's Imran Khan ties knot to 'spiritual adviser' in third marriage


Khan had started visiting her over a year ago to seek spiritual advice, news agency Press Trust of India reported. " Marriage is the combination of two hearts and two souls, which join each other on this special day of the wedding". Khan and Jemima share two sons, Sulaiman Isa Khan, 22, and Kasim Khan, 19. Maneka, a member of an influential family in Punjab has five children from her first marriage . Read More »

Woman Arrested for Note, Verbal Abuse of UK Ambulance Crew


Kirsty Sharman, 26, from Tunstall, has been charged with a public order offence and breaching a restraining order. "It does not relate exclusively to the note ", wrote Chief Inspector for Stoke-on-Trent North, John Owen, on Twitter . The woman remained in custody Monday, according to the Guardian . 'We don't block roads for the sake of it. Tudor also claimed that the emergency crew was verbally threatened while at the residence. Read More »

Emergency extended in Maldives


All opposition MPs boycotted the sitting, alleging it was held unconstitutionally, the report said. Yameen had declared the state of Emergency soon after the Supreme Court issued an order on February 1 to release nine high-profile political prisoners, including exiled leader Mohamed Nasheed and reinstate unseated legislators. Read More »

Syrian Observatory: bombing kills 71 in eastern Ghouta in a day


Government forces are preparing to launch a major ground assault on Eastern Ghouta following the heavy bombardment, which began on Sunday, SOHR said. The East Ghouta suburbs, which the SAA and allied forces encircled in 2013, are home to an estimated 400,000 residents. "Unhindered humanitarian access to civilians inside Syria and the protection of civilians and infrastructure is a matter of urgency to prevent further loss of life". Read More »

Consumers Energy pledges 80% emissions cut by 2040


Consumers Energy says it is also investing in modernizing its natural gas infrastructure across the state. Consumers Energy says the moves are part of an effort to slash emissions that cause global warming. "Moving away from these dirty forms of energy and towards cleaner renewable energy is really going to help change that trajectory of public health and clean up the air here in Michigan", said Charlotte Jameson, member of the Michigan Environmental Council. Read More »

Flood warnings and watches issued for much of West Michigan and rivers

Likely above flood stage. Rounds of rain are expected on and off today through Wednesday morning. A few showers are possible Monday evening, but much more is expected Tuesday night and through Wednesday . Monday through 6 a.m. Wednesday . A line of showers and thunderstorms will enter the northwest edge of the area late Monday night and will slowly drift to the southeast Tuesday . Read More »

Donald Trump Attacks Barack Obama In Tweet That Defies Logic And Facts


Facebook said on Friday it was making "significant investments" to guard against future attacks and was working with the Federal Bureau of Investigation to deter election interference . Executives at Facebook this year have taken to Twitter to try and add more insight and explanation once journalists interpret the news the company puts out. Read More »

Iran insists it has 'no military bases in Syria'


Israel, however has repeatedly asserted that Tehran has been seeking to create air and naval bases in Syria as a means to arm its Lebanese-based proxy group, Hezbollah. The foreign minister referred to the Israeli airstrike that hit Syria earlier this month, calling for an end to the Israeli "aggression". "Incursions in others' territories is not the way to address the problems", Zarif said. Read More »

No Evidence that Russia Meddled in 2016 US Election

The surprise 37-page indictment could alter the divisive US domestic debate over Russia's meddling, undercutting some Republicans who, along with US President Donald Trump , have attacked Mr Mueller's investigation. "As before, we insist that we consider such evidence groundless, we don't consider it exhaustive or fair at all and we can not agree with it". With less than a month to go before Russia's presidential election, a polling agency says incumbent Vladimir Putin continues to enjoy ... Read More »

Tripura polls: 25L voters decide ruling CPI(M)'s fate


All the top leaders of CPI-M, BJP , Congress and Trinamool Congress participated in the hectic two-month long poll campaign that ended on Friday afternoon. However, the BJP has been criticised by the Left for tying up with the IPFT that wants a separate state of Tipraland to be carved out of Tripura for tribal-dominated areas, despite BJP saying that it is against the bifurcation of the state. Read More »

FBI Drops Ball On Florida School Shooter?

Authorities say Cruz made his disturbing fantasies into reality on Wednesday, bringing an AR-15 and several magazines of ammunition onto campus. US President Donald Trump publicly attacked the FBI's leadership on February 2, 2018, accusing them of politicizing their investigations in favor of Democrats as he gets set to approve the release of an explosive memo alleging the agency's abuse of power. Read More »