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South Korea to shut off computers to stop people working late

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The government of South Korea has chose to shut down workers' computers by 8 p.m. on Fridays to diminish the culture of overtime deep-rooted in the society. It says it is trying to stop a "culture of working overtime". According to the Ministry of Personnel and Management, employees in public service work 2738 hours per person each year on average. Read More »

Afghanistan: Car bomb near stadium kills 12, says official

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A senior Afghan official said he was optimistic about reaching peace with the Taliban even as violence in the war-torn nation increases and the government appears to be losing more control of the country. Violence there has remained high most of the time since Afghan resistance forces and USA airstrikes toppled the militants' government in late 2001. Read More »

Investigators say missing Iowa family found dead in Mexico condo

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Autopsies are being conducted in Mexico, the news release said. The manner of death has not been determined yet. "We are extremely anxious and hope they are found soon or can contact their family", Peterson wrote. Their social media accounts are also inactive. Police fear most of the hitman's victims will never be identified as Lopez is alleged to have put the bodies of his victims in barrels of acid before burying them in the pits. Read More »

Hawaii teens to participate in national 'March for Our Lives' in DC

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One in three young people polled by USA Today and Ipsos say they plan to participate. Who is marching? Student activists from Washington to Indianapolis - where high school students are protesting a rise in local homicides - to Los Angeles, where a number of celebrities are expected to attend a rally. Read More »

Craigslist removes personal ads after passage of sex trafficking bill

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Some groups, like the women's rights group Equality Now, say that's a good thing. Despite outcry, however, the platform has not done much to seriously combat harassment . Erika, who declined to share the name of the firm she works with, said that a few times she was only able to to find her client because her contact information was available on Backpage. Read More »

Reconciliation Center: 103606 Syrians evacuated from Eastern Ghouta

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State television said the town of Harasta had "been emptied of terrorists" after a deal that saw fighters from Islamist group Ahrar al-Sham and their families bussed to northwestern Idlib province, still largely rebel-held. However, civilians trapped in Ghouta have no such options. Eastern Ghouta's rebels now hold only the town of Douma, under the control of Jaish al-Islam, and another pocket that includes Ein Terma , Arbin and Zamalka , under the control of Failaq al-Rahman. Read More »

Long Island weather: Partly sunny Friday with melting snow

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By Sunday , another low pressure center is scooting toward the region which will us give us more shower chances throughout the day. By Friday , the rain will be gone, but a few clouds will still be in place. Thursday morning will be dry in the east, but rain will become widespread over the western half of the country and the wet weather will spread countrywide in the afternoon, continuing into the evening. Read More »

Trump pauses looming metal tariffs for close US allies

On Thursday ( March 22) afternoon, Trump signed a memorandum ordering US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to impose the tariffs . "We have a tremendous intellectual property theft problem", Trump said. During an event at the White House, Trump said that imposing tariffs on China is "going to make the United States a much stronger and a much richer nation". Read More »

China to step up actions against United States in South China Sea: scholar

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Navy destroyer, traveled within 12 nautical miles of Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands, where China has built an artificial island, while conducting a "freedom of navigation " mission on Friday. China's claims in the South China Sea, through which about $5 trillion in ship-borne trade passes each year, are contested by Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam. Read More »

Man arrested after woman attacked in Waikiki with box cutter

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At the time officers said the suspects had left empty handed. Cherish M. Lovell, 26, was identified as the driver. Once cornered, Lopez refused to exit the vehicle. Cook and Robberson were arrested and transported to the Bi-State Jail. He was allegedly being hard and had to be forcibly placed in a cell. The Columbus Dispatch reports the boy has been charged in Franklin County Juvenile Court with aggravated robbery, hit-and-run, reckless operation, failure to control and not having a ... Read More »

Charges dropped against most Turkish officers accused in DC clash

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Videos of the clashes showed men in suits with side arms punching and kicking demonstrators as Washington police and U.S. Secret Service officers tried to intervene. Police originally announced charges against 16 people in connection with the violent clashes in June. "Afrin is not a region easy to command for Turkey ", said Ozgur Unluhisarcikli, director in Turkey of the German Marshall Fund of the United States . Read More »

Wisconsin woman allowed sexual assault of children for drugs, money

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Sugidran also robbed the victim and her colleague, a 34-year-old Bangladeshi man of RM300 and RM400. The victim told Mitchell that when she was 15-years-old, she went to a party in San Marcos with a group of friends. An Eau Claire Police Department police officer noted that the investigation into the mistreatment was "difficult due to fear of retribution and retaliation on the part of people involved", reported WEAU , citing the complaint. Read More »

New South African president supports pan-African currency

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The potential upside of a free trade area across the continent is significant as it will create a single market of up to 1.2 billion people and a collective GDP of more than $2 trillion. Economic unions normally favour strong and advanced economies at the expense poor economies. "The advantages we gain by creating one African market will also benefit our trading partners around the world ". Read More »

On the Sacramento shooting

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At that point, the man "turned and advanced toward the officers while holding an object" extended in front of him, according to police. The officers believed the suspect was pointing a firearm at them. Clark was pronounced dead at the scene, with cops noting that it was a cellphone and not a toolbar that was in his hands. The officers asked each other if they were all right. Read More »

Kremlin calls Johnson likening Putin to Hitler 'disgusting'

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Speaking to Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday, Mr Johnson agreed with a Labour lawmaker who likened the event to Adolf Hitler's use of the 1936 Olympics as a propaganda vehicle for his regime. That worldwide support for Britain undoubtedly remains strong, but just now the diplomatic dispute feels a bit more like a bilateral one- between two states - once again. Read More »

Top Trump lawyer quits as Robert Mueller probe presses White House

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Donald Trump's top personal lawyer resigned yesterday as the focus of Washington's Russian Federation inquiry shifted to the question of whether the president had sought to obstruct justice. "The Mueller probe should never have been started in that there was no collusion and there was no crime", he wrote. Both diGenova and Toensing regularly offer legal analysis on Fox News, and Sherman says that Trump is bringing them on because he's made a decision to go to war with special counsel ... Read More »

Senate Sends 2232-Page Omnibus Spending Bill to Trump

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Congress' new spending bill includes provisions on everything from gun violence to immigration , here are five facts you should know. While his Republican counterparts were incensed by Paul's refusal to vote for the budget in February , his grandstanding successfully gave a voice to those in this country who believe the federal government is an out of control spending machine. Read More »

Two students injured, gunman dead in Maryland high school shooting

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His female victim, 16 years old, remains in critical condition with life-threatening injuries, while the 14-year-old male student that was hit is now in stable condition. Parents please DO NOT respond to the school. A bag is removed and taken to the crime scene van at Great Mills High School, the scene of a shooting, Tuesday, March 20, 2018 , in Great Mills. Read More »

Former Vice President Joe Biden Set to Speak in New Haven

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Biden, the vice president under Barack Obama, said on Wednesday that "if (Trump and I) were in high school, I'd take him behind the gym and beat the hell out of him". The short clip featured both Biden and Trump depicted as boxers ready to go head-to-head. FBN's Adam Shapiro discusses President Trump's decision to sign the $1.3 trillion spending bill. Read More »

Air India's new Israel route set for take off

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Flight AI 139 landed at Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport about 30 minutes after its scheduled arrival time of 1:15am IST. During a May 2017 Middle East tour, US President Donald Trump flew from Riyadh to Tel Aviv on Air Force One in what is believed to have been among the few direct flights from Saudi Arabia to Israel . Read More »

Palestinian Teen Ahed Tamimi Sentenced To Eight Months In Prison

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The United Nations Human Rights Commission has criticised the decision by the Israeli court to sentence Ahed Tamimi . Eight of the 12 charges against Ahed Tamimi were dropped. On the day of the incident in December, the Israeli military said soldiers were responding to Palestinians throwing stones. About 350 Palestinian children were now in Israeli detention, the human rights group said. Read More »

Youngstown police investigating robbery that turned deadly

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The suspect left the store after the clerk told him that she was unable to open the register. Over the weekend, police released surveillance images from the incident involving the 14-year-old, who was robbed on February 3 in the area of Barrett Avenue and 19th Street, police said. Read More »

'Mr Zuckerberg, we can summon you to India'

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If any data theft of Indians is done with the collusion of Facebook systems, it will not be tolerated. As this scandal broke out, reports also surfaced that the organisation that orchestrated this hack - political data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica - was involved in Bihar's 2010 elections. Read More »

Merkel Warns Netanyahu of War If Iran Deal Fails

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On Iran, al-Jubeir was clear that the Saudis rejected the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPoA), the 2015 deal between Iran and a multilateral coalition to limit it nuclear weapons development. Citing the sensitivity of the issue, he declined to say whether the Iranians had agreed to set up a separate humanitarian or consular channel to deal with issue of their detained nationals or a potential prisoner swap. Read More »

Soumyajit Ghosh on rape charge against him

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The World No 58, now taking part in the 2018 ITTF World Tour Platinum German Open, has denied the charges. "We were together but then I wanted to focus on my career so I told her "it is very hard to be with you", Soumyajit said when contacted. Read More »

India 'welcomes' lifting of Emergency in Maldives, but says concerns remain

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The President's office said that Yameen has lifted the 45 day long emergency in order to promote normalcy despite having the threat to national security. The president is a half-brother of the former dictator, who is now political enemies. However both Nasheed and Gasim are remote controlling anti-Yameen movement in the country from overseas. Read More »

Bomb threat targets Douglas School District

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UPDATED at 2:30 p.m. with charges. Central High School is located at 14075 Ken Austin Parkway. School officials immediately contacted local law enforcement and security at the Wake County school system, Crabtree said. The last two threats have put the school on lockdown as deputies scanned classrooms finding nothing. Students and staff were evacuated to the football field after that threat so deputies could investigate. Read More »

Student Driver Crashes Into Building

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The news harks back to a story that hit headlines in the United Kingdom a couple of years back when a Scottish learner driver managed to fail his driving test less than five seconds after it began. When she hit the accelerator, the vechicle surged forward, jumped the curb and crashed through the brick building, causing a lot of damage to both the vehicle and the building in the town about 40 miles northwest of Minneapolis. Read More »