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Clashes in Maldives as court orders for release of politicians

Clashes in Maldives as court orders for release of politicians

Supreme Court, on Thursday, ordered the release of all political prisoners, including Nasheed, Jumhooree Party Leader Qasim Ibrahim, Adhaalath Party Leader Sheikh Imran Abdulla, former Defence Ministe...

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Trump Attacks FBI and Justice Department Ahead of Expected Memo Release

The FBI warned Wednesday it has " grave concerns " over the accuracy of a secret Congressional memo that could depict the agency as deeply politicized, as President Donald Trump's top aide signalled...

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Greg Monroe to sign one-year deal with Celtics

Greg Monroe to sign one-year deal with Celtics

Monroe, 27, reached a buyout agreement with the Phoenix Suns earlier this week and was free to sign with any team of his choosing. Monroe will sign a one-year, $5M deal with Celtics, Pelicans could ...

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Dragić first Slovenian to play in NBA All-Star Game

Dragić first Slovenian to play in NBA All-Star Game

Miami is now fourth in the Eastern Conference, and since the midpoint of last season has gone 56-30 when Dragic plays. The two captains picked their own teams in a first for the All-Star Game, whic...

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Police arrest 29 women for not wearing headscarves in Iran

Police arrest 29 women for not wearing headscarves in Iran

Police in Tehran arrested 29 women for disturbing public security during a protest against Iran's mandatory hijab law. The prosecutor general, Mohammad Jafar Montazeri, reportedly dismissed the ...

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S/Africa: Zuma on collision course with MPs as SONA address beckons

S/Africa: Zuma on collision course with MPs as SONA address beckons

Whoever is president will address us", said National Council of Provinces (NCOP) chairwoman Thandi Modise, briefing journalists on preparations for next week's SONA to be delivered to a joint sitting ...

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Sushma Swaraj meets KP Oli, says go to devoid of any agenda

Sushma Swaraj meets KP Oli, says go to devoid of any agenda

Nepal successfully concluded three phase of provincial, local and parliamentary elections as part of its efforts to implement the new Constitution that was promulgated in September 2015. Indian Extern...

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Three soldiers killed in avalanche in Machhil sector of J&K

Three soldiers killed in avalanche in Machhil sector of J&K

The incident occurred in late afternoon when a massive snow avalanche buried four soldiers who were manning a strategic post at the Sonapindi Gali along the LoC in the Machil sector. In December 2017,...

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Polish PM: Poles, Jews share need for WWII truth

Polish PM: Poles, Jews share need for WWII truth

The law would impose sentences of up to three years in prison for those who refer to the Nazi death camps set up in Poland during World War II as "Polish death camps" or otherwise assign blame to P...

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Trump Breaks Nearly All Applause Records on State of the Union Addresses

Trump Breaks Nearly All Applause Records on State of the Union Addresses

Like a true Republican, Trump readily invoked patriotism and the American flag repeatedly in his speech and ended it with a Reaganesque salute to American exceptionalism and exceptional Americans. T...

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Tillerson Visits Mexico Amid Strained Relations Over Immigration, Trade

Tillerson Visits Mexico Amid Strained Relations Over Immigration, Trade

The focus of the SoS' trip will be the growing crisis in Venezuela, as all of his hosts are members of the Lima Group, a Latin American collective created to coordinate a response to the political a...

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It's Groundhog Day: Michigan's Woody The Woodchuck Ready For Big Prediction

It's Groundhog Day: Michigan's Woody The Woodchuck Ready For Big Prediction

One more fun fact: The Punxsutawney Groundhog Club says Punxsutawney Phil is 131 years old and gets his longevity from drinking groundhog punch. It gets pretty weird . February 2nd signifies...

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Dump Truck Driver Killed in Amtrak Crash

Dump Truck Driver Killed in Amtrak Crash

The train was carrying members of the House and Senate, some of their spouses and children and aides, although it was not immediately clear which members are onboard. Cole says he's not aware of any...

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Palestinian Authority's Abbas to Address UN Security Council Feb. 20

Palestinian Authority's Abbas to Address UN Security Council Feb. 20

The foreign ministers also reiterated their rejection of attempts to end or diminish the role and mandate of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) through Israel's...

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Five soldiers killed in French army helicopter crash

Five soldiers killed in French army helicopter crash

It is believed all five military personnel died on impact after two Gazelle helicopters from the French Army's School of Aviation (EALAT) crashed. Police said all are dead, adding that one body needed...

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Man guilty of ramming van into Muslims near London mosque

Man guilty of ramming van into Muslims near London mosque

Osborne was apprehended at the scene by several men who witnessed the attack. Mr Ali was being helped by members of the community when he was struck by the hired Citroen Luton van which Osborne was ...

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Metabolism Study Results Paint Worrying Picture of Polar Bears' Future

Metabolism Study Results Paint Worrying Picture of Polar Bears' Future

The bears' metabolic rates averaged more than 50 percent higher than previous studies had estimated. What the scientists found is that five of the bears lost weight and four of them lost 2.9 to ...

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MU honors Carter G. Woodson with Black History Month programming

MU honors Carter G. Woodson with Black History Month programming

Club members will share the rich history of African-American military service-from the first all-black unit formed in 1862 to the present. "What your ancestors had to go through to get there and I fee...

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Mattis raises possibility of strike on Syria if regime uses sarin

Mattis raises possibility of strike on Syria if regime uses sarin

The US defense chief stressed that it would be a mistake for the Syrian government to launch any more chemical attacks on civilians. He noted however that the United States did not yet have proof ...

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US Missile Intercept Test Failed: What Went Wrong?

US Missile Intercept Test Failed: What Went Wrong?

During the test, the military launched an SM-3 Block IIA missile from an Aegis Ashore test site to intercept an incoming dummy missile launched from an aircraft over Hawaii. The potential uptick i...

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