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Public paying respects to Billy Graham, who died at age 99

Public paying respects to Billy Graham, who died at age 99

Graham, an evangelist and spiritual adviser to numerous presidents , died last week at his home in North Carolina. The funeral will be held in a tent in the main parking lot of Graham's libra...

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More than 100 schoolgirls missing after Boko Haram attack in Nigeria

More than 100 schoolgirls missing after Boko Haram attack in Nigeria

This image taken from video shows the exterior of Government Girls Science and Tech College in Dapchi, Yobe State, Nigeria , raided by Boko Haram militants on February 22. Hafsat Lawan, 15, said sh...

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Powerful Quake Rocks Papua New Guinea

Powerful Quake Rocks Papua New Guinea

No tsunami watches or warnings were issued from the quake, and there were no immediate reports of injuries. Gas is processed at Hides and transported along a 700 km (435 miles) line that feeds a liq...

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Canadians split about Alberta-BC pipeline war: Angus Reid poll

Canadians split about Alberta-BC pipeline war: Angus Reid poll

Notley couldn't say exactly when the wine ban, which industry representatives claim has already cost B.C. wine producers more than $1 million, will be lifted. wine. The Horgan government is opposed ...

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Europe's First Artists Were Neanderthals, New Research Says

Europe's First Artists Were Neanderthals, New Research Says

It is one of the main pillars of what makes us human", said lead author Dr. Dirk Hoffmann , from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Germany . Until now, a lack of suit...

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Rajya Sabha seats of 16 states to face elections on March 23

Rajya Sabha seats of 16 states to face elections on March 23

The elections are being held to fill the seats for members retiring in April and May this year. Terms of Union Ministers like Arun Jaitley, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Dharmendra Pradhan, JP Nadda, Thaawar C...

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Barnaby Joyce to formally stand down at special party meeting today

Joyce in turn slammed Turnbull's comments as "inept" and initially refused to step down, before resigning Friday after a separate sexual harassment complaint was lodged against him. Why won't the gove...

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Wreath laying ceremony of policeman killed protecting Charari Sharief shrine

Wreath laying ceremony of policeman killed protecting Charari Sharief shrine

Constable Kultair Singh, who is from Samba, died in hospital. Terrorists also decamped with his service rifle. "He was taken to the Chrari Sharief's sub-district hospital from where he was referred ...

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Cross border tension: 500 civilians shifted to safer place in Uri

Cross border tension: 500 civilians shifted to safer place in Uri

Border areas in Jammu were calm on Sunday but officials said uncertainty meant people feared returning to their homes. "The Indian Army will honour the ceasefire and de-escalate tensions the day ...

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Diplomacy Much? Trump Temper Tantrum Cancels Meeting With Mexican President

Diplomacy Much? Trump Temper Tantrum Cancels Meeting With Mexican President

Trump and Pena Nieto spoke on February 20, the White House said in a statement at the time. The Mexican president had been planning a trip to Washington in March, but, according to officials ...

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Texas school district threatens to suspend students who stage protest walkout

Texas school district threatens to suspend students who stage protest walkout

Another national walkout is planned for March 14, and a 'March for Our Lives' protest is set for March 24 in Washington, D.C. April 20, the anniversary of the 1999 Columbine school shooting, is the...

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Yobe Attack: Parents Form Association, Demand Recuse Of '105 Schoolgirls'

Yobe Attack: Parents Form Association, Demand Recuse Of '105 Schoolgirls'

Makarfi in the statement signed by his spokesman, Mukhtar Sirajo, said he was deeply pained by the news of the invasion of school. "We have compiled 105 names of missing girls which we intend to g...

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Corruption ranking covered corruption cases under Mahama - Gov't

Corruption ranking covered corruption cases under Mahama - Gov't

China fared a bit better than India and was ranked 77th, with a score of 41. It added that "The index, which ranks 180 countries and territories by their perceived levels of public sector corru...

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West Virginia teachers: Statewide walkout over pay, benefits

West Virginia teachers: Statewide walkout over pay, benefits

The Huffington Post reported the strike is set for Thursday and Friday and, if it goes ahead, will mark the first time in 30 years that teachers and school personnel in West Virginia schools dist...

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Iran says fear of war 'everywhere' in region

Iran says fear of war 'everywhere' in region

Iran has yet to respond to the IAEA's request for "further clarifications and amplifications", the report said, adding that if Iran had reached a concrete decision to build new facilities for marine p...

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Multiple attacks in Afghanistan leave many dead

Multiple attacks in Afghanistan leave many dead

Taliban spokesman Qari Yousof Ahmadi claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement to journalists. Recently, US President Donald Trump authorized a troop surge in Afghanistan, a policy that h...

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Tech unicorn Dropbox files for US IPO

Tech unicorn Dropbox files for US IPO

No date was revealed in the prospectus. "The market is hot right now", tech analyst Rob Enderle of Enderle Group said while discussing the move by Dropbox to go public with shares. Dropbox, which ...

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Bitterly cold weather forecast for Tipperary over the next week

Tomorrow, Saturday, February 24 will be cloudy with some sunny periods. yes, it will feel quite cold with top temperatures of just 5C, but no snow is expected. "So by next Tuesday we should see ...

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400 kilograms of cocaine seized at Russian embassy in Argentina

400 kilograms of cocaine seized at Russian embassy in Argentina

An global drug trafficking ring operating out of the Russian Embassy in Buenos Aires was dismantled and several arrests made, Argentine police announced on Thursday. One of the two arrested in Ar...

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Today marks International Mother Language Day

Today marks International Mother Language Day

There are more than 7,000 languages in the world; India alone has about 22 officially recognised languages, 1635 rationalised mother tongues, 234 identifiable mother tongues, according to the latest...

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Man reportedly crashes vehicle into CT hospital, then sets himself on fire

Man reportedly crashes vehicle into CT hospital, then sets himself on fire

The mayor said the crash was "deliberate". Chief William McKenna said state police, Hartford and Federal Bureau of Investigation bomb squads are on the scene at Middlesex Hospital and at the drive...

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Dozens of Bodies Recovered from Plane Crash Site in Central Iran

Dozens of Bodies Recovered from Plane Crash Site in Central Iran

Iranian rescuers have located the wreckage of a passenger jet that crashed in mountainous terrain on Sunday. State television aired footage showing the plane crash site against the side of a snow-...

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Israeli Media: Netanyahu Confidant Turns State Witness in Corruption Probe

Israeli Media: Netanyahu Confidant Turns State Witness in Corruption Probe

Netanyahu's personal attorney, who is also his cousin, represented the German firm involved and is suspected of using his influence over the prime minister in return for a hefty cut of the deal. "The ...

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Mueller ups Manafort indictment to include mortgage fraud

Mueller ups Manafort indictment to include mortgage fraud

The first 12 indictments against Manafort and Gates, all related to bank fraud and conspiracy charges, were issued in the District of Columbia. Gates and Manafort accused of fraud, money launderin...

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Ex-Cyclone Gita wreaks havoc in New Zealand

Ex-Cyclone Gita wreaks havoc in New Zealand

In New Zealand's South Island, about 200 tourists were still trapped after spending the night in their buses or in welfare centres, Radio NZ reported. The Grey District and Buller Districts on South...

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