• Israel's Unit 8200 Stymied ISIS Airplane Plot on Australian Soil
Israel's Unit 8200 Stymied ISIS Airplane Plot on Australian Soil

His comments, during a speech in Jerusalem to US Jewish leaders, followed a statement from the Israeli army that a branch of military intelligence known as "Unit 8200" had foiled an "aerial attack overseas by Islamic State". "But of course intelligence agencies cooperate on urgent matters like this so it's likely it was a fusion operation". "The pr...

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  • S. Korea pledges strong action against USA trade protectionism
S. Korea pledges strong action against USA trade protectionism

In return, the Detroit automaker is seeking financial assistance from the South Korean government and is expected to also seek some aid from its traditionally militant unions. He added that government officials will reach out to Washington before Trump decides on steel tariffs in mid-April, and strive to minimize the fallout on South Korean busin...

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  • Rotomac bank fraud: IT dept attaches 11 bank accounts
Rotomac bank fraud: IT dept attaches 11 bank accounts

The father-son duo and Kothari's wife Sadhana were named in an FIR on Sunday following a complaint filed by the Bank of Baroda . Investigative agencies and local police sprang into action immediately and sealed offices and residences of the businessman in various cities, including Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh and New Delhi .

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  • Kamal Haasan to launch his political party from Madurai tomorrow
Kamal Haasan to launch his political party from Madurai tomorrow

The actor, in fact, was candid about the inspiration he gained from the late president and was overwhelmed by the simplicity he witnessed at Kalam's house and its inhabitants. 'There will be no permanent chief ministers if my party is voted to power, he said. Leaders from the Bharatiya Janata Party, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, All India Anna D...

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  • President Trump holds listening session with parents, students to prevent school massacres
President Trump holds listening session with parents, students to prevent school massacres

The president also indicated that he has ordered his administration to work towards a ban on "bump stocks", devices that enable semi-automatic weapons to function as fully-automatic ones. It puts Trump at odds with powerful gun rights groups like the National Rifle Association that previously opposed efforts to ban them. Connecticut Senat...

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  • U.S. stance on East Ghouta shows 'egregious double standards' - senior Russian diplomat
U.S. stance on East Ghouta shows 'egregious double standards' - senior Russian diplomat

But the Bashar al-Assad regime continues to target residential parts of the city, killing at least 539 people and injuring more than 2,000 others since December 29 past year. Over the past days, Western media have been reporting about the shelling of the Syrian opposition forces allegedly being carried out by pro-government forces in eastern Gh...

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  • Police confident no threat was made towards Springfield High School
Police confident no threat was made towards Springfield High School

Lawrence police are investigating. The threats were immediately investigated by Jefferson Township Police Department and determined not credible. The Rio Rancho Police Department said the school's students should expect extra police presence inside their institution till the matter is resolved.

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  • Your letters: Justin Trudeau's trip to India seems like a vacation
Your letters: Justin Trudeau's trip to India seems like a vacation

Officials also noted that Modi is still scheduled to attend a welcome ceremony for Trudeau on Friday, after which they will meet for "wide-ranging talks". "Benefits of the trade should be shared with citizens and marginalised communities", he said. "It must be noted that Modi was in Delhi at the time of Trudeau's arrival, and today the Canadia...

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  • Japanese 'baby factory' dad wins custody of 13 Thai surrogate children
Japanese 'baby factory' dad wins custody of 13 Thai surrogate children

Shigeta is the son of an owner of a Japanese company and earns over 100 million baht (US$3.1 million) in annual dividends, which shows he is financially capable of looking after the children, the court said in a statement. The man's lawyer explains his motivation for wanting so many children as "personal and business reasons". "Therefore, it is r...

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  • Virtue, Moir win ice dance as games face new doping case
Virtue, Moir win ice dance as games face new doping case

In what is nearly certainly their final appearance on the world stage, the Vancouver 2010 champions looked destined for silver after French rivals Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron broke their own free dance (123.35) and combined mark with a 205.28 effort.

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  • Partial-Coverage Health Plans to Get Gov't Boost
Partial-Coverage Health Plans to Get Gov't Boost

The proposed rule also states that while short-term plans may offer some people more choice at a lower cost, others who switch from ACA-compliant plans may have reduced access to some services and providers, and increased out-of-pocket costs that could lead to financial hardship.

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  • PM Modi snubbing Canadian PM Trudeau? Government denies allegations
PM Modi snubbing Canadian PM Trudeau? Government denies allegations

Insisting that his visit shouldn't be seen as a failure, Trudeau said that ties between nations aren't just political in nature; they include economic and trade links too. "It's actually quite fitting", said Trudeau, speaking to reporters at his first media availability of the trip. The Canadian President amazed by the Indian diversity said this ...

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  • Merkel to tap rumored successor for top party role
Merkel to tap rumored successor for top party role

The hard-fought coalition pact, in which AKK also played a key role, must now be approved by the SPD's 460,000 members, with the result of the postal ballot expected on March 4. Merkel also refused to make predictions for the future, saying only she wanted to see the state premier "fully unfold her skills and capabilities in the new role".

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  • Trump to Meet Netanyahu in March: WH
Trump to Meet Netanyahu in March: WH

Around 1,000-2,000 protesters rallied in a Tel Aviv square, some with signs saying "crooks go home" and "crime minister"."We think the prime minister should immediately disqualify himself and resign", said Shlomit Bar, 63, a retired music teacher.

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  • Iran vows to respond if United States gives up on nuke deal
Iran vows to respond if United States gives up on nuke deal

The former commander-in-chief of IRGC made the remarks after the recent claims of Benjamin Netanyahu at Munich Security Conference where Netanyahu showed a piece of iron debris claiming that it belonged to an Iranian drone. Because to go backward — we know what the world looks like without the Iran nuclear agreement. Netanyahu compared Ira...

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  • German journalist released in Turkey
German journalist released in Turkey

He added: "We are leaving..." Yildirim responded to the man holding up the pictures by telling him that, "If you want to know what's happening in Afrin, you have go there - don't try to manipulate us". The next round of Brexit talks in Brussels would begin on Monday with the "immediate goal" of agreeing the transition period for when the United...

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  • Search continues for crashed Iran plane
Search continues for crashed Iran plane

However, the sale could be scuppered if US President Donald Trump chooses to reimpose sanctions in the coming months, as he has threatened to do. Aseman Airlines ATR -72 was very close to its destination of Yasuj, in the foothills of the Zagros Mountain.

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  • Presidents Day: Why should you care?
Presidents Day: Why should you care?

Due to the holiday declaration, all federal, state and local government offices and courts will be closed today. Washington's birthday is actually on February 22. It's been rough for George Washington's birthday, officially and unofficially. In 1932 the date was used to reinstate the Purple Heart, a military decoration originally created by G...

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  • Syria: Assad's army massacres 71 near Damascus
Syria: Assad's army massacres 71 near Damascus

About 400,000 people still live under siege in Eastern Ghouta , including hundreds in urgent need of medical care outside the enclave. Scores of people have been killed and injured in recent days, according to monitoring groups and local rescue teams.

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  • IDF Soldiers Injured In Bomb Blast At Gaza Border; IDF Retaliates
IDF Soldiers Injured In Bomb Blast At Gaza Border; IDF Retaliates

An Israeli soldier stands near a military jeep next to the border fence with the southern Gaza Strip, in Nir Oz, Israel. There were no initial reports of injury in the Israeli tank fire against the Gaza Strip. Israeli fighter jets attacked terrorist targets in Gaza overnight Saturday, in response to recent terrorist attacks, the IDF Spokesperson'...

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  • Tremors felt across the United Kingdom as magnitude 4.4 natural disaster strikes
Tremors felt across the United Kingdom as magnitude 4.4 natural disaster strikes

The tremor - with a magnitude of 4-point-4 - struck around 20 kilometres north of Swansea just after two-thirty this afternoon. AN natural disaster has been felt across parts of the Midlands this afternoon after a quake hit with its epicentre approximately 20km north-north-east of Swansea and at a depth of 7.4km.

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  • Iran President Rouhani says will adhere to nuclear deal commitments
Iran President Rouhani says will adhere to nuclear deal commitments

India and Iran also signed an agreement for avoidance of double taxation and prevention of fiscal evasion "with respect to taxes on income". In their almost two-hour-long talks, Modi and Rouhani also held extensive deliberations on pressing regional and global issues such as ways to combat terrorism.

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  • Ramaphosa to outline anti-corruption plans in SONA
Ramaphosa to outline anti-corruption plans in SONA

Ramaphosa was sworn in on Thursday after being elected unopposed in parliament earlier in the day. However, the leader of Democratic Alliance Mmusi Maimane questioned whether summits - besides the jobs summit, Ramaphosa also announced that there would be a social sector summit and an investment conference - would provide the remedy to South A...

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  • Turkey proposes joint-US plan to remove Kurd militia from Syria's Manbij
Turkey proposes joint-US plan to remove Kurd militia from Syria's Manbij

Reflecting the sensitivity of the talks between Tillerson and Erdogan, only Turkish Foreign Minister Melvut Cavusoglu, serving as translator, also was included in the meeting, which lasted more than three hours. The United States has armed, trained and aided YPG fighters with air support and special forces, as the main ground force in its campaig...

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  • Postmortem carried out on body of woman found in wardrobe
Postmortem carried out on body of woman found in wardrobe

Ms Lee's tearful uncle spoke to reporters at the scene and said that her family feared the worst when his 38-year-old niece went missing. A man is being treated in hospital after jumping from a window at the scene and gardaí are following a definite line of inquiry.

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  • India warns Pakistan
India warns Pakistan "will pay" after militants attack Kashmir army camp

Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit while talking to ANI said that providing proofs to Pakistan would not be of much help as they will never accept it. "Instead of the knee-jerk reaction of blaming Pakistan without substantiation , India must answer for state-sponsored espionage against Pakistan", Khan said in a statement.

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  • Fourth Circuit upholds preliminary injunction of third Trump travel ban
Fourth Circuit upholds preliminary injunction of third Trump travel ban

The Supreme Court had decided in December that it would allow the latest travel ban to take effect while litigation ran its course. The 4th Circuit court upheld a ruling by a federal judge in Maryland who issued an injunction barring enforcement of the ban against people from Chad, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen who have bona fide re...

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  • Democrats Flip Another State Seat - This Time In Florida
Democrats Flip Another State Seat - This Time In Florida

The poll found 39 percent of voters preferring a Republican candidate to 38 percent of voters preferring the Democratic candidate. The area is known as a bastion for moderate Republicans. "It's really an eye to the future of where the trends are in Florida", said Hafner. "I think it's just the anti-Trump fervor", he said. Good led the race ...

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  • Joyce accuses Turnbull of
Joyce accuses Turnbull of "reinvesting in the hurt" as Coalition tensions escalate

TV cameras revealed the Prime Minister was reading from handwritten notes, suggesting the harsh words for his deputy were heartfelt. But he announced yesterday that he will instead take leave. In early November the prime ministerial adulation also appeared. In regard to the National Party, "there is nothing that we dislike more than implied inter...

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  • Tillerson breaks protocol by meeting Turkey's Erdogan without translator
Tillerson breaks protocol by meeting Turkey's Erdogan without translator

The talks with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson were to focus on Washington's plan to continue providing the Kurdish militants assistance and Turkey's military operations in Kurdish areas of northern Syria. Canikli brushed off USA concerns and claimed the YPG and ISIL cooperated in some areas in recent months, stressing that the YPG had ...

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