• Haiti suspends Oxfam operations
Haiti suspends Oxfam operations

Fleurant said a decision about when or if Oxfam will resume operations in Haiti will be made in about two months. Oxfam's Chief Executive Mark Goldring on Tuesday apologised over sexual abuse of Haiti quake victims by the charity's staffers.

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  • Turkey strongly condemns Dutch view of 1915 events
Turkey strongly condemns Dutch view of 1915 events

Relations between the two countries, both members of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, plunged a year ago when the Netherlands deported a Turkish minister who had come to campaign among the Dutch Turkish minority for a constitutional referendum in Turkey.

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  • SC sees another clash of judges, this time over land acquisition case
SC sees another clash of judges, this time over land acquisition case

Justices Lokur and Joseph also clarified that the bench was not commenting upon the conduct of the other bench, which held the Pune Municipal Corporation case judgment of 2014 to be " per incuriam " (not valid any longer)."It is not at all about the conduct of the other bench.

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  • Yogi has given new direction to UP, says Jaitley
Yogi has given new direction to UP, says Jaitley

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said the summit has not only "restored faith" of investors, but is the beginning of a new era for UP. The Rs 20,000 crore defence industrial corridor announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the biggest ever project in the parched and tortuous Bundelkhand.

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  • Barnaby Joyce set to quit as Nationals leader
Barnaby Joyce set to quit as Nationals leader

WA Police said they had not received a complaint about Mr Joyce. "Barnaby Joyce has denied the allegation, but it's being investigated and subject to the outcomes of that investigation, obviously, the appropriate steps would follow", Senator Cormann told reporters in Sydney.

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  • More EU citizens leave United Kingdom but 220000 arrive
More EU citizens leave United Kingdom but 220000 arrive

Talks set to last up to eight hours were scheduled to begin with an afternoon meeting, followed by drinks and then dinner, as the Prime Minister battles to reach an agreement between her ministers. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is also expected to pile on the pressure with a major speech on what he calls a "jobs-first Brexit" on Monday. They state:...

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  • Ousted Pak PM gets another jolt from poll panel
Ousted Pak PM gets another jolt from poll panel

The Panama verdict declared Mian Nawaz Sharif ineligible for parliamentary politics and now he has been banned to do party politics. "You need to sit with lawyers, civil society and others to form laws and amendments", he said. Pakistans ruling PML-N today suffered another blow as the countrys Election Commission rejected the new tickets issued to ...

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  • Students across the U.S. protest inaction on gun control with walkouts
Students across the U.S. protest inaction on gun control with walkouts

Despite their enthusiasm and determination, the students and their supporters aren't likely to get what they really want: a ban on AR-15s and similar semi-automatic rifles. From left, President Donald Trump , Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student students Carson Abt, and Ariana Klein, listen as Carson's father Frederick Abt, speaks du...

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  • North Korea cancels secret meeting with Pence at Olympics
North Korea cancels secret meeting with Pence at Olympics

Moon added that talks between the United States and North Korea were essential to overcoming military tensions and that such dialogue should eventually lead to the restoration of Six Party Talks on the North Korean nuclear crisis, Yonhap reported .

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  • UAE slams attack on United States embassy
UAE slams attack on United States embassy

In 1999 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation planes bombed targets in Montenegro and Serbia which together formed rump-Yugoslavia at the time, to halt the killing and expulsion of ethnic Albanians in Serbia's then southern province of Kosovo.

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  • Shooting town hall: Rubio on the defensive on gun control
Shooting town hall: Rubio on the defensive on gun control

While the town hall was powerful and actually felt productive, it seems highly unlikely that any Republican will be eager to follow Rubio's lead. Deitsch asked Rubio why do students have to be the ones demanding action on gun control laws.

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  • Texas Gov. weighs parole board's advice on death row inmate's fate
Texas Gov. weighs parole board's advice on death row inmate's fate

He said he was thankful for the decision, not for himself but for his dad, said Jason Clark, a spokesman for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. His office has been silent Wednesday about the case. In the clemency petition, Kent Whitaker recalled lying in his hospital bed and facing the choice of slipping into despair or offering his son fo...

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  • Man intentionally drives auto into hospital, sets himself on fire
Man intentionally drives auto into hospital, sets himself on fire

He was reportedly at Bridgeport Hospital in critical condition. "In view of witnesses' announcements, we trust he at that point set himself fire", Drew said. "I said, 'that guy's on fire'". Police Chief William McKenna said they did not have a motive for Thursday's actions, but were confident Ellam acted alone.

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  • South Korea regulator flags deal for cryptocurrency industry
South Korea regulator flags deal for cryptocurrency industry

Know that there are better alternatives to Bitcoin . The new agency reports that Ki-joon had been under a lot of pressure since being put in charge of the counter-cyber money team at the office late past year. In an ideal world, you'd turn to your financial advisor, ask about adding some cryptocurrencies to your portfolio and discuss which one...

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  • New bribery scandal centers on fraud case against Sara Netanyahu
New bribery scandal centers on fraud case against Sara Netanyahu

Earlier on Tuesday, Hefetz was identified as a central suspect in another case. In return, Bezeq's popular news site, Walla , allegedly provided favorable coverage of Netanyahu and his family. Hazan told Israel Radio that Netanyahu should "make a deal with the attorney-general to spare more embarrassment for him and the Likud, and temporarily pick...

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  • Govs Of NY, NJ, Conn., RI Form 'States For Gun Safety' Coalition
Govs Of NY, NJ, Conn., RI Form 'States For Gun Safety' Coalition

Dannel P. Malloy told reporters on a conference call Thursday. "Gun violence is not a New Jersey problem, or a NY problem, or a problem for any particular state or region - it is a national problem", said Governor Murphy. There will also be an effort to share information across state lines that isn't readily available in the FBI's National Instan...

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  • Asaduddin Owaisi hits out at General Bipin Rawat over remark
Asaduddin Owaisi hits out at General Bipin Rawat over remark

Lauding the Indian Government's tough stand on Doklam episode, Menon said that the way China acted in Doklam was an attempt to show that India could not be relied to defend Bhutan. Army Chief just mentioned amalgamation & development in the seminar on North-East organised at DRDO Bhawan on February 21. He added that India would have "more probl...

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  • Missoula School Kids Walk Out In Solidarity with Florida Victims
Missoula School Kids Walk Out In Solidarity with Florida Victims

The Parkland shooting, she said , was the "last domino that erupted a flame within the student body: that we will no longer stand for this injustice". Through Snapchat, Twitter and Facebook posts , Roth asked other Rock Island students to join him in a peaceful demonstration. "The fact that I have to go to school and be scared is not right", ...

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"Inexcusably insensitive": Black History Month menu at NYU leads to firings

Sophomore Nia Harris, who is black, said the head cook dismissed her objections and told her black employees planned the menu. Then you see the beverages, Red [Kool-Aid] and watermelon water. Hamilton said that the menu, put together by the food services provider Aramark, was not discussed with NYU beforehand. "We are extremely dissatisfied with ...

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  • Winter Olympics Near Low on Second Wednesday
Winter Olympics Near Low on Second Wednesday

Bronze medallist Lindsey Vonn of the United States celebrates during the medal ceremony for the Ladies' Downhill during the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Medal Plaza on February 21, 2018 . Team USA also took home golds in the Men's and Ladies' Snowboard Slopestyle thanks to Redmond Gerard and Jamie Anderson , while Mikaela ...

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  • Vatican sex abuse investigator hospitalized in Chile
Vatican sex abuse investigator hospitalized in Chile

Just this morning, Times of Malta reported that, after sharing his testimony with Scicluna yesterday, a Chilean man who was sexually abused by a priest said he was "hopeful" that the testimony would lead to better protection for children.

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  • Upper Arlington Students Walk Out In Honor Of Parkland Victims
Upper Arlington Students Walk Out In Honor Of Parkland Victims

Local students, online sources and social media say there is a walkout planned at Reno High School. Students and a parent interviewed at Davis High School on Tuesday said they had not heard much about the walkout but were concerned in general about safety.

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  • Laws have failed: Florida survivors demand action on guns
Laws have failed: Florida survivors demand action on guns

Trump continued saying schools could give up to 20% of teachers firearms to stop the "maniacs". A staff member with a gun could prevent future shootings and end an attack "very quickly", he said. Urgent calls for action following the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre, which left 20 children and six teachers dead in CT, failed to break the national dead...

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  • Bastareaud makes France Six Nations comeback v Italy
Bastareaud makes France Six Nations comeback v Italy

Toulon's Bastareaud replaces Remi Lamerat of Clermont at outside centre as four of the five changes are in the backs. Among them was winger Teddy Thomas , who has been a rare plus for a struggling France side with three tries in two matches.

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  • UK Prime Minister urged for 'hard Brexit' stance in MPs letter
UK Prime Minister urged for 'hard Brexit' stance in MPs letter

EEF chief executive Stephen Phipson said: "UK manufacturers have long called for the United Kingdom to seek high alignment on technical regulations and standards with the European Union to protect current trading relationships after its transitional period following Brexit".

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