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Women held in Iran during Federation Internationale de Football Association visit

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The FIFA President invited the Iranian Sports Minister and the President, Hassan Rouhani, to attend the opening ceremony of the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation. "In a great country such as Iran, more can certainly be done", he said". Women have been arrested for trying to get in the ground as Iranian women are not allowed to watch men's football matches in Iran. Read More »

Mike Huckabee resigns from country music board, citing political and religious intolerance

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Huckabee said in 2010 that he believed gay marriage was akin to incest and polygamy. Country music fans tend politically to be conservative leaning, and gay rights is an issue which isn't often discussed within the industry. A manager of Sugarland's Kristian Bush, and a member of the CMA, Whitney Pastorek, was another who set out her concern in Huckabee's appointment. Read More »

Leveson Inquiry formally closes with no part two

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In an expected but nevertheless controversial move, the United Kingdom government today confirmed that it will not carry out the second phase of the Leveson Inquiry into press standards. He concluded: "The world has changed since the Leveson inquiry was established in 2011". Mr Hancock told Parliament: "We do not believe that reopening this costly and time-consuming public inquiry is the right way forward". Read More »

Three arrested over deadly explosion at Leicester grocery shop

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Sunday's blast caused the collapse of a building which housed a shop and a two-storey apartment. Police have yet to reveal... They were being questioned by detectives, the police said. Following the rescue operation, Leicestershire Police Superintendent Shane O'Neill said: "There are now five confirmed fatalities and a number of people still undergoing treatment in hospital". Read More »

Gravesham council update on waste and recycling services

If your normal collection day is Wednesday, Thursday or Friday, please present both blue and black bins for collection, they will be collected in separate vehicles. Recycling collections will return to normal on Monday, March 5. Householders should present their bin by 5.30am on Wednesday and leave it out until collected. Read More »

Denuclearization is Condition for Talks with N. Korea

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Gen Kim, a former anti-Seoul military intelligence chief is deeply unpopular in the South where it is believed he masterminded two attacks in 2010 that killed 50 South Koreans. Sitting two seats along from him was General Vincent Brooks, the commander of US Forces Korea. Pyongyang has not yet commented. Pyongyang has not confirmed the offer, but it has often said it is willing to talk without any preconditions. Read More »

Harlequins and New Zealand Rugby announce cooperation agreement

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New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and Harlequins have announced a strategic partnership which will see the English rugby union side become the first overseas club to form an official relationship with the All Blacks . But the main aim of the agreement will see the two teams work together on projects including coaching, training and commercial opportunities, which was enough to get Quins chief executive David Ellis excited. Read More »

High Wind Warning Issued for Fairfax County; Power Outages Possible

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Thursday until 10 a.m. Friday . According to the National Weather Service , smaller rivers and streams across the area will be most vulnerable to the possibility of flooding. Farther south and west from there, a slushy coating is possible from Reading and Lancaster to Philadelphia and the rest of southern New Jersey. A wind advisory may be needed Friday , the weather service said. Read More »

Michelle Obama reveals everything about her and Barack's Buckingham Palace sleepover

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Harry had already struck up a rapport with Michelle Obama who he teamed up with on a number of initiatives, including offering his support to her campaigns for girls' education and better support for military families. When the Invictus Games was held in Florida a year ago the two men struck up a hilarious viral rivalry to publicise the competition, Harry playing the trump card by invoking his grandmother, the Queen to appear in a short "skit" with him. Read More »

Dyson seeks additional 300 automotive workforce for EV project

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Sir James Dyson , the British inventor who revolutionised the vacuum cleaner, said the company he founded had benefited from "extraordinary enthusiasm for technology" in Asia to help boost annual sales by 40% past year to reach £3.5bn. Dyson is yet to make a decision on whether the electric cars will be manufactured once the design process is completed. Dyson is now looking to fill an additional 300 automotive vacancies in the UK. Read More »

Burkina Faso Hit by Suspected Islamist Attack

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This is the third major attack in Ouagadougou in the past two years. The French embassy modified an earlier Facebook message stating that it was under attack to say that an attack was under way in the capital but that it was not clear where. Read More »

Police confirm 2 fatalities from Central Michigan University shooting

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A tracking dog is assisting from the Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Police and others are on their way from Clare and Michigan State Police headquarters in Lansing. The university says the suspect is still at large and is considered armed and unsafe. They added: "He is considered armed and risky". "If you see something suspicious, call 911", the university added. Read More »

Filings close for Primary Election

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Also running, though not in the primary, are Libertarian Shawn Quinn and Green Party candidate Ian Schlakman. "It's important to stretch the field and make sure that every Republican had a challenge and to make sure a Democrat had someone to vote for", said Rep. Read More »

President to Discuss Guns with Video Game Industry

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Still, the topic is a part of the debate, and it seems like it will only become more so as Trump's press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders just announced plans for President Trump to meet with members of the video game industry soon. It is also already going on a charm offensive to divert criticisms from Trump and other officials that interactive violence leads to real-world crime. Read More »

Duke Realty Corp (DRE) Director Sells $130840.32 in Stock

The stock increased 1.26% or $0.1993 during the last trading session, reaching $15.9793. The stock had a trading volume of 2,185,587 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,098,948. Guardian Life Ins Co Of America stated it has 830 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Deutsche Commercial Bank Ag has invested 0.01% in Kilroy Realty Corporation (NYSE: KRC ). Read More »

Red Weather Warning Alert Latest

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A Status Orange weather alert has been extended to counties Cork, Waterford and Wexford. Met Eireann has said further updates will be issued in due course. According to Met Eireann, while we can expect little changes for tonight, things are set to deteriorate from when this second warning begins. With temperatures expected to drop to -10 degrees, people are being asked to check in on elderly neighbours and family. Read More »

Lakers Reach Buyout With Corey Brewer

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Brewer averaged 3.7 points per game in 12.9 minutes per game this season for the Lakers . Brewer was used mostly as a one-on-one scorer and as a spot-up shooter for Los Angeles. If signed, Brewer is likely to make his debut against the Blazers, or against the Rockets on Wednesday (Brewer has played for Houston in the past). Cleveland, Portland and Milwaukee were among other teams interested in Brewer, per Yahoo Sports . Read More »

Deaths and disruption as Storm Emma brings blizzards to snow-hit UK

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Mr Snell said: Generally many places on Thursday will struggle to get anywhere near -1C (30F), a few people will come up above, but many of us will be firmly below freezing. Almost all train operators warned of cancellations and disruption and hundreds of flights were cancelled. Much of Leinster and Munster is already under 40cm of snow, with deeper accumulations forming due to snow drifts, which will worsen in the coming hours. Read More »

Whiting Petroleum (NYSE:WLL) Upgraded to "Hold" at Tudor Pickering

UBS upgraded the shares of CF in report on Tuesday, August 23 to "Buy" rating . The company was downgraded on Wednesday, November 1 by Raymond James. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.94 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.10, from 0.98 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 74 investors sold CSCO shares while 637 reduced holdings. Read More »

Suspected Boko Haram militants kill three aid workers in Nigeria attack

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Rann is located some 175 kilometres (110 miles) east of the Borno state capital, Maiduguri, near the border with Cameroon and communications are hard. While the troops remain motivated in continuing with the operations to locate and clear Boko Haram insurgents from their hideouts, the rescued persons are undergoing profiling, preparatory to their handover to appropriate IDP camps, Channels tv reports. Read More »

Case filed against magazine that showed model breastfeeding

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Talking to IndianExpress.com, she said, "I have only done things that I have believed is right for me". Isn't it a lovely thing, friends? The issue forms a crucial part of the magazine's "Breastfeed Freely" campaign, which has been launched to coincide with International Women's Day, which will take place this year on March 8. Read More »

Cops: Ohio School Shooter Changed Mind at Last Second

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Seventh-grader Keith Simons, 13 , concealed a.22-caliber gun under his shirt as he rode a bus to Jackson Memorial Middle School on February 20, where he reportedly went to the restroom immediately and shot himself, FOX 8 reported . Another boy in who was the restroom saw the gun and ran to tell school officials, he said. "I'll have followers because I'm so awesome I know someone will follow me just like I followed Eric Harris and Dylan Klebolt's [sic]", read another memo from February 17, ... Read More »

US State Dept approves delivery of Javelin missile system to Ukraine

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Training, technical assistance, transportation, and other logistical organisation will also be included in the deal, the U.S. said. The total estimated cost is not to exceed $47 million. The shoulder-fired weapon is armed with a so-called "fire and forget" guided missile system, designed for use by infantry units. "The proposed sale of this equipment and support will not alter the basic military balance" in Ukraine or in eastern Europe writ large. Read More »

Police probe Netanyahu in corruption case ahead of DC visit

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The prime minister will be questioned at the residence today, while his wife, Sara Netanyahu, will also be questioned separately, at a different location, according to media reports. "Fake news. Nothing happened", the Netanyahu family said in a statement Thursday. The questioning follows a recommendation from Israeli police that Netanyahu be indicted on corruption charges in two other cases - and before his visit to Washington, D.C., next week to speak to pro-Israel lobbyists. Read More »

Ancient Native American Burial Site Discovered Off the Coast of Florida

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An amateur diver reported the location near Manasota Key in 2016 to the state Bureau of Archaeological Research, the Brandenton Herald says . " That's something we don't see in modern populations ", Ryan Duggins from Florida's Bureau of Archaeological Research told National Geographic , "so that was a quick indicator we were dealing with a prehistoric individual ". Read More »

Indonesia seizes super yacht at the centre of Malaysian state fund scandal

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Indonesia has seized a luxury yacht on the tourist island of Bali that is wanted by USA authorities as part of a probe into alleged multibillion-dollar corruption at Malaysian state investment fund 1MBD. A total of $4.5-billion was misappropriated from 1MDB by high-level officials of the fund and their associates, according to civil lawsuits filed by the DOJ in the past two years. Read More »

European Union aspirants from Balkans urged to get on with reforms

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The EU's top diplomat, Federica Mogherini , and EU Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn accompanied Juncker on the tour. "The European path demands and will continue to require a lot of effort from all of you - the political leaders, citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina - to carry out the reforms needed to further the accession process". Read More »

Australia amnesty takes 57000 guns off streets

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The reports says a three-month amnesty that ended in September also collected nearly 2,500 semi-automatic and fully-automatic guns - the rapid-fire categories particularly targeted by the 1996 reforms. The rocket launcher was handed in to a licensed firearms dealer in Queensland, who believes it was once recovered at a local tip. If passed, the law would classify previously legal rifles used by hunters as "military-style" weapons, and would be accompanied by other measures, such as upgraded ... Read More »