• Israeli's Delek Drilling announces $15bn export deal with Egypt
Israeli's Delek Drilling announces $15bn export deal with Egypt

An Egyptian government official, who declined to be identified, said the deal did not mean Egypt itself would import any gas from overseas. "The export deals establish Egypt's status as a regional energy center, which allows the supply of gas both to the Egyptian domestic market and for export", said Yossi Abu, CEO of Delek Drilling.

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  • Man saws AR-15 in half to send message
Man saws AR-15 in half to send message

A NY man is going viral after he took to Facebook to record himself destroying his AR-15 rifle. Scott Pappalardo posted the video on Saturday. Pappalardo said: 'Is the right to own this weapon more important than someone's life?' "I've never killed anything with it except a bunch of targets".

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  • Nation divided over who's to blame in latest school shooting
Nation divided over who's to blame in latest school shooting

The agency said it failed to pass the tip on to its Miami field office, even though its own protocols say Nikolas Cruz " should have been assessed as a potential threat to life ". The records show DCF Adult Protective Services was called on September 18, 2016 to investigate allegations that Cruz was being victimized by his mother.

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  • OH 7th grader shoots himself on middle school campus
OH 7th grader shoots himself on middle school campus

As a precaution, the middle school and a high school in the Jackson Local School District in Stark County were on lockdown Tuesday, WOIO reported. Police say Jackson Middle School, near Massillon, is on lockdown Tuesday and that the students and staff are safe. Many concerned parents gathered outside the school looking for information.

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  • Maldives president wants vote to extend state of emergency
Maldives president wants vote to extend state of emergency

The statement also underlined the difference in New Delhi's view with Yameen, who moved on Monday to have the emergency extended by 15 days. On Saturday, embattled Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen refused to meet with diplomats from the European Union, Germany and the United Kingdom after the state of emergency was imposed in the Maldives las...

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  • Parents who circumcise male kids risk six-year jail term
Parents who circumcise male kids risk six-year jail term

The Reykjavik Grapevine web site has reported that there has only been one male circumcision recorded at the Directorate of Health, in 2006, and independent medical professionals in Iceland have performed 13 circumcisions of boys under 18 from 2010 to 2016.

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  • Cyclone Gita makes landfall in New Zealand
Cyclone Gita makes landfall in New Zealand

Last week, Gita reached wind speeds of 230 kilometres per hour and ripped through the Pacific island of Tonga . Arriving at New Zealand , the storm first hit the zone between the North and South islands, whipping up waves up to 9 metres tall.

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  • Calif. Assemblywoman Behind
Calif. Assemblywoman Behind "Me Too" Movement is Accused of Sexual Misconduct, Harassment

Fierro, who was 25 at the time, did not report the incident because he anxious about the long-term consequences of accusing the powerful lawmaker, who chairs the Legislative Women's Caucus and the Natural Resources Committee, of misconduct.

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  • Merkel appoints rumoured successor to key party post
Merkel appoints rumoured successor to key party post

The changeover comes as Merkel, in power for over 12 years, is under fire within her party over concessions made to seal another loveless "grand coalition" with the Social Democrats (SPD) - and the loss of the powerful finance ministry portfolio a particularly bitter blow.

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  • Lynching Of Undertrails Jeopardises Rule Of Law, Says Amnesty International India
Lynching Of Undertrails Jeopardises Rule Of Law, Says Amnesty International India

On February 12, a five-and-a-half-year-old girl went missing from a village under Wakro police station. Her severed head was recovered on February 17 from a Tenjpani tea garden. Bitin said the mob first demanded that the two accused be handed over to them. The police has registered a case of murder against unknown persons for the lynching and the p...

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  • Weather service issues flood watch for Tuesday and Wednesday
Weather service issues flood watch for Tuesday and Wednesday

A line of showers and thunderstorms will enter the northwest edge of the area late Monday night and will slowly drift to the southeast Tuesday. A Flood watch is in effect for counties across mid-Michigan until Wednesday afternoon. This includes dips, low spots, canyons, washes, and the like. This is especially true in the areas now under Flood ...

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  • Robert Mueller Charges Lawyer with Lying to Special Counsel in Russia Probe
Robert Mueller Charges Lawyer with Lying to Special Counsel in Russia Probe

Gates is expected to reverse his plea in the coming days and to eventually testify against his co-defendant and former boss, Paul Manafort, who served briefly as chairman of Trump's campaign, according to reports over the weekend. It is not known if Mr Gates' cooperation led to Mr Van Der Zwaan's indictment . He allegedly lied about his con...

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  • Venezuela's Maduro: International Observers Will Accompany 2018 Presidential Elections
Venezuela's Maduro: International Observers Will Accompany 2018 Presidential Elections

The country of 30 million is close to economic collapse, with inflation of more than 2,000 percent past year and millions without enough to eat. The plan has divided opinion, with The Guardian questioning whether the new cryptocurrency could turn out to be "an ingenious plan to evade United States sanctions.

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  • Did Black Panther fix the MCU's 'villain problem'?
Did Black Panther fix the MCU's 'villain problem'?

Black Panther has sold out theaters across the country since its Friday premiere, but Michelle Obama was one of the lucky few who got to see it on its opening weekend . Marvel fans flocked to the theaters this weekend to catch the new film Black Panther . While at the Indian box office, it has opened to approximately Rs 15 crore weekend.

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  • Wreckage of Crashed Plane Found in Central Iran
Wreckage of Crashed Plane Found in Central Iran

At the Sochi meeting-which included representatives from Syria and the guarantor countries Russia, Iran and Turkey-a proposal to form a constitutional committee was agreed on by all parties. Its nuclear accord with world powers allows it to get those parts and the country has made deals worth tens of billions of dollars for new aircraft.

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  • South Korean songs given rare public performance in Pyongyang
South Korean songs given rare public performance in Pyongyang

The official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said in a commentary that "conservative groups in South Korea have gone desperate" in trying to undermine the rapprochement between Pyongyang and Seoul since the beginning of the year. "If the US dares to ignite a war against the DPRK , there will be left no one to keep a written will and bury a c...

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  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court Redraws Congressional Districts
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Redraws Congressional Districts

State Sen. John Yudichak, D-17, Plymouth Twp, said some things in the new map "don't make sense", noting the greater Nanticoke region is split up with Nanticoke and Plymouth Twp.in the 8th and Newport Twp.in the 9th. They argue that only lawmakers and the governor can draw congressional lines, not courts. The (state) Supreme Court was fundamental...

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  • Israel strikes Gaza after blast wounds four soldiers
Israel strikes Gaza after blast wounds four soldiers

The IAF bombed a Hamas military position in response to a rocket fired at Israel . "Hamas is responsible for anything that happens in the Strip and whatever comes out of it, both over and underground", the army said in a statement . The pair were in a group approaching the border in "a suspicious manner", Israel's army said. Two Palestinians wer...

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  • Syria bombardment of rebel enclave kills 18 civilians: monitor
Syria bombardment of rebel enclave kills 18 civilians: monitor

A Syrian civil defense member carries an injured child rescued from between the rubble of buildings after a government bombing in the rebel-held town of Hammuriyeh, in the besieged Eastern Ghouta region on the outskirts of the capital Damascus, on February 19, 2018.

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  • Trump Jr. to Give Foreign Policy Speech on Business Trip to India
Trump Jr. to Give Foreign Policy Speech on Business Trip to India

Trump Jr. will meet with Indian investors and business leaders in Kolkata, Mumbai , Pune and Gurugram respectively, The Washington Post reported . "Trump's company is literally selling access to the president's son overseas", said Jordan Libowitz , the communications director for Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington ...

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  • Lucky 13 and second successive title for Kvitova after Muguruza classic
Lucky 13 and second successive title for Kvitova after Muguruza classic

The victory also sees her return to the top 10 for the first time since the horrific knife attack she suffered at the hands of an intruder at her apartment in Prostejov, Czech Republic. Kvitova broke immediately after that when Muguruza netted a backhand into the net after a 23-shot long rally. Breaking a tie with Wozniacki, Kvitova's 16th such t...

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  • Kosovo marks decade since independence declaration
Kosovo marks decade since independence declaration

Children from the two ethnic communities rarely mix. Five European Union members also do not recognize Kosovo's independence. Although more than 110 countries have recognised Kosovo as a state in the past 10 years, Belgrade refuses to do so.

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  • Winter Olympics digest: are Team GB's skeleton 'skinsuits' legal?
Winter Olympics digest: are Team GB's skeleton 'skinsuits' legal?

Lizzy Yarnold of Great Britain celebrates as she wins gold during the Women's Skeleton on day eight of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics . "And now together to win another Olympic title is just awesome". "It is a tough track and it rewards a fast push". Deas showed the better pre-Olympics form of the two, but then Yarnold had the winning...

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  • US women's hockey reaches Olympic gold medal game
US women's hockey reaches Olympic gold medal game

For Canada , it's a shot at a fifth straight gold medal. GANGNEUNG , South Korea (AP) - It's part of the routine now, as much a staple of the Winter Games as the medal ceremonies, the doping scandals or the sequins on the figure skating costumes.

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  • Trump tweet angers survivors of Parkland shooting
Trump tweet angers survivors of Parkland shooting

The FBI failed to follow "protocols" when it received a tip earlier this year about 19-year old Nikolas Cruz , the alleged shooter who went on a rampage at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida . "President Trump , you say, 'What can you do?'" she said. Yates, who had been a holdover from the Obama administration, was sacke...

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