• No plans for Sask. sanctions against BC: Premier Moe
No plans for Sask. sanctions against BC: Premier Moe

Crowley said the federal government should show more resolve on the issue, but so far Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has chose to tackle the issue behind the scenes, aside from further voicing his support for the project. With a throne speech next week, he said he would not be distracted, and he hopes "cooler heads on the other side of the Rockies...

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  • Several inches of snow falls on parts of the Rochester region
Several inches of snow falls on parts of the Rochester region

A winter storm is about to wallop Calgary and the surrounding areas. The forecast for Wednesdayday calls for snow to start around 10 a.m., and continue well into the evening. Heavy snowfall with blowing snow is expected. Environment Canada says motorists are advised to consider postponing non-essential travel until conditions improve, and to ...

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  • COAS attends funeral prayers of martyred security personnel in Peshawar
COAS attends funeral prayers of martyred security personnel in Peshawar

Swat used to be a stronghold of the Pakistani Taliban until 2009 when the army launched a major counterinsurgency offensive and flushed militants from the valley. The forces have cordoned off the area and started a search operation. However, more than 2,000 Taliban insurgents had been ousted in 2009 in a military operation.

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  • Jeremy Corbyn Says Labour Would Pardon And Apologise To Suffragettes
Jeremy Corbyn Says Labour Would Pardon And Apologise To Suffragettes

She added: "I think there is something different about them but I'm just pointing out, unfortunately, the practical reality of bypassing the law in this way, but as I said, I would like to take a look at individual proposals to see what can be done".

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  • Snow lovers can look forward to more snow this week
Snow lovers can look forward to more snow this week

WHAT.Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of up to one half inch and ice accumulations of around one tenth are expected. Calm wind becoming west around 5 miles per hour. Precipitation will change to rain by 10 am Wednesday morning with temperatures rising well above freezing. In southern CT, the NWS says snow and sleet accum...

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  • Maldives declares state of emergency: Former president, Supreme Court judges arrested
Maldives declares state of emergency: Former president, Supreme Court judges arrested

A statement from the court was issued late Tuesday after President Yameen Abdul Gayoom declared a state of emergency and security forces raided the court building and arrested the two justices. The President has refused to comply with a court order to release political prisoners, despite growing global pressure and concern. A statemen...

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  • Lawyers Say Assange Warrant is Worthless, Court to Decide
Lawyers Say Assange Warrant is Worthless, Court to Decide

The warrant was issued for the WikiLeaks founder in 2012 after sexual abuse allegations from the Swedish government were leveled against him. The investigation and charges in Sweden were dropped a year ago, but Assange's British arrest warrant remains outstanding.

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  • Poland's President Says He Will Sign Controversial Holocaust Bill
Poland's President Says He Will Sign Controversial Holocaust Bill

Polish politicians have long called for laws that prohibit expressions such as " Polish death camps" in reference to concentration camps operated in Nazi-occupied Poland . In a gesture to Israel, Mr Duda said he would send it to the Constitutional Tribunal to check whether its regulations comply with the Polish constitution.

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  • Iran: US threatening Russian Federation with new nuclear weapons
Iran: US threatening Russian Federation with new nuclear weapons

Previous administrations, both Republican and Democrat, have worked to reduce the threat of nuclear weapons, and this review breaks sharply from that bipartisan tradition. The Associated Press reported in January on key elements of the USA nuclear review, based on a draft version of the document, including its endorsement of the Obama administratio...

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  • YSRCP protests against Centre! Mudslinging on TDP outside Parliament
YSRCP protests against Centre! Mudslinging on TDP outside Parliament

On being asked if the BJP will ignore Akali Dal , party leader Naresh Gujral said that it is not possible as Akali Dal is BJP's old ally and they have an unbreakable bond. On 23 January, Thackeray had declared that the Sena, another NDA constituent, would fight the next round of elections alone. The TDP sources said that according to Naidu, ...

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  • Ireland take late win over France in Six Nations
Ireland take late win over France in Six Nations

The HIA is not without its flaws and the manner in which referees no longer take any chances is to be commended, but what happened in the 76th minute in Paris was scandalous. Having already achieved everything in the game that is possible for modern days refs - ie: European Cup finals, World Cup finals etc - Owens is looking forward to another ...

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  • Rajasthan Bypolls: Congress clinches all three seats from ruling BJP
Rajasthan Bypolls: Congress clinches all three seats from ruling BJP

While the Congress wrested the Ajmer and Alwar parliamentary seats from the BJP in Rajasthan, the party also won the Mandalgarh assembly seat, also held by the BJP. In Alwar where BJP won by 2.84 lakh votes in 2014, the pendulum has swung the other way to give Congress a 1.95 lakh win. Party sources rejected the idea that the elections were a ref...

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  • Fight polls with dignity, Siddaramaiah tells Modi
Fight polls with dignity, Siddaramaiah tells Modi

Once we comes to power in the state, the implementation of developmental projects will start at faster mode, in co ordination with the Centre. He explained that these three TOP staples found across the country symbolised his government's initiative called "Operation Greens" to improve the living condition of farmers.

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  • In Their Own Words - Women Speak on the Grid Girl Ban
In Their Own Words - Women Speak on the Grid Girl Ban

Formula E has stopped using Grid Girls a year ago already and we just didn't feel the need to shout about it". "WSA encourages other sports to follow suit and to scrap ring girls, walk-on girls and podium girls and to provide women with equal opportunity, equal pay and conditions to participate in and play their sport, not pose for their sport", ...

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  • N. Korea using embassy to buy nuclear tech: German spy chief
N. Korea using embassy to buy nuclear tech: German spy chief

The nation also conducted its sixth nuclear weapon test previous year, claiming that the weapon they detonated was a hydrogen bomb. Extracts of the interview were published on Saturday. "But we can not guarantee that we spot and block each attempt", he said. In 2014, a North Korean diplomat reportedly tried to obtain a "multi-gas monitor" tha...

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  • Israel Begins Legalizing West Bank Outpost After Settler Killed There
Israel Begins Legalizing West Bank Outpost After Settler Killed There

During the raid, soldiers searching for Ahmad Nassr Jarrar, clashed with Palestinian youths as the IDF surrounded the village of Burqin west of Jenin in the northern West Bank . Last year, for the first time in 25 years, the government approved the construction of an entirely new settlement in the West Bank. Tamimi, who turned 17 in prison last ...

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  • Shooting in central Italy targets foreigners from Africa
Shooting in central Italy targets foreigners from Africa

The shooting suspect with right-wing political ties had an Italian flag tied around his neck as he was arrested hours later in the city of Macerata. Ansa news agency reported the man made a fascist salute before his arrest. "The closeness of the two events makes you imagine there could be a connection", Carancini said.

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  • Iranian ladies arrested whereas protesting headband regulation
Iranian ladies arrested whereas protesting headband regulation

Muslim American women discuss common misconceptions about the hijab. "It's evident by the fact that the morality police are on constant patrol of the streets of major cities like Tehran", Dagres said. Mohaved attracted attention during the demonstrations when a video of her protesting went viral. Since the 1979 Islamic Revolution, Iranian women...

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  • Pelosi: Nunes Memo Could Lead to 'Constitutional Crisis'
Pelosi: Nunes Memo Could Lead to 'Constitutional Crisis'

President Donald Trump had appeared to raise that possibility earlier on Friday when asked whether he retained confidence in Rosenstein in the fallout over a Republican memo about the ongoing Russian Federation probe. "It's been very clear throughout the process in the White House, there are no conversations and no considerations about ...

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  • Police mum on armor-piercing ammo in Vegas shooting
Police mum on armor-piercing ammo in Vegas shooting

If convicted he faces up to five years in prison. A criminal complaint filed Friday morning is sealed in Nevada, but it appears in Arizona court records. 'He told me what he wanted, I gathered it up, put it in a box. "I handed him a box with the ammunition in it, and he paid me and he left". "At no time did I see anything suspicious or odd or...

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  • U.S. investigating possible sarin gas attacks in Syria: Defense Secretary Jim Mattis
U.S. investigating possible sarin gas attacks in Syria: Defense Secretary Jim Mattis

He was of the opinion that if global community does not act quickly to tighten the screws on Mr Assad, Syria's chemical weapons could spread beyond its borders and possibly even "to U.S. AFP news agency also reported senior officials as saying the United States was not ruling out military force in response to future chemical weapons attacks by the ...

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  • Does Trump's nuclear plan increase the chance of conflict?
Does Trump's nuclear plan increase the chance of conflict?

Even the Obama administration recognized this trend after Russia's 2014 invasion of Ukraine. The new nuclear posture, in contrast, cites a more unstable geopolitical climate and the need to match capacity in Russian Federation and China to create more "flexible" capabilities - terminology many said could propel the US into a new arms race.

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  • Jalibert, Palis make debuts in France team against Ireland
Jalibert, Palis make debuts in France team against Ireland

Josh van der Flier has been handed the tough task of filling Sean O'Brien's boots, but can take confidence in the fact that he'll be joined by two Lions in the back-row, with Peter O'Mahony at six and CJ Stander at eight. "I've talked a lot already about the pressure; it would just put so much pressure on you". Ireland were in a similar posi...

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  • Dramatic scene in MI courtroom - Nassar attacked
Dramatic scene in MI courtroom - Nassar attacked

It's a reaction any parent would understand - that of an anguished father determined to avenge pain inflicted on his beloved daughters - but no one expected one father to act on it. The chaotic scene began after sisters Lauren and Madison Margraves had finished reading their victim statements. Despite the disruption, Friday's sentencing hearing...

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  • Mike Pence burns Joe Manchin's friendship for the sake of politics
Mike Pence burns Joe Manchin's friendship for the sake of politics

Republicans hold a 51-49 majority in the chamber. Pence recalled seeing Manchin at a Chamber of Commerce event in West Virginia previous year while the tax bill was being crafted. "Now that might make [Senate and House Minority Leaders Charles E. Schumer ] and Nancy Pelosi pretty happy". "But WV needs to let him know that they EXPECT BETTER & ...

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  • Good chance for 1 inch of snow, wintry mix Sunday morning
Good chance for 1 inch of snow, wintry mix Sunday morning

Friday does not represent the last snowfall Long Islanders will see this weekend , unfortunately- a chance of snow exists in the forecast for Saturday night , which is expected to change over to rain on Sunday . Southwest wind 3 to 6 miles per hour. It will be rather gusty, to 30-40 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Saturday , ...

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  • Kevin Rudd Is Suing The ABC Over Its Explosive Cabinet Files Report
Kevin Rudd Is Suing The ABC Over Its Explosive Cabinet Files Report

ABC , which is state-owned but operates independently, said it had chosen not to report some documents on national security grounds. ABC reported that ASIO seized hundreds of the documents on Thursday, but it was not immediately clear whether all were retrieved.

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  • Secret missile defence test by U.S. military fails
Secret missile defence test by U.S. military fails

The SM-3 Block IIA missile, which is manufactured by Raytheon ( RTN ), is created to shoot down ballistic missiles while they are in the air. The Missile Defense Agency confirmed that a test had taken place, but did not comment on its outcome.

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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

At the end of the day, just 14 times did the national normal temperature for the rest of February coordinate what might be normal in light of what the groundhog anticipated. If not, spring comes early. As legend has it, when the groundhog wakes and doesn't see his shadow, spring is on its way - but if not, you better keep the winter coats...

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  • U.S. not ruling out Syria strikes after new chemical attacks
U.S. not ruling out Syria strikes after new chemical attacks

However, a senior official said the Trump administration is hopeful this time that more sanctions and diplomatic pressure will help eliminate Assad's chemical weapon program, Reuters reported . The officials weren't authorized to speak on the record and briefed reporters on condition of anonymity. The French-led body is tasked with seeking accou...

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