• Pakistan added to FATF grey-list
Pakistan added to FATF grey-list

The FATF session in Paris , which concludes on Friday, is being held to review proposals that include putting Pakistan back on a list of countries which have failed to prevent terrorist financing. On the same day as Asif's tweet, The Wall Street Journal had named China, Turkey and Saudi Arabia as the "friends" who had come forward to rescue Paki...

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  • Ivanka Trump arrives in South Korea ahead of Olympics closing ceremony
Ivanka Trump arrives in South Korea ahead of Olympics closing ceremony

Ivanka Trump and other officials in the USA delegation are scheduled to attend a dinner hosted by South Korean President Moon Jae In at the presidential office in Seoul later Friday. For now, there are no signs that Ivanka Trump will meet Kim Yong Chol, vice chairman of North Korea's ruling Workers' Party Central Committee, who is to attend th...

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  • Maldives' Embattled Govt Accuses India of 'Distorting Facts' About Emergency
Maldives' Embattled Govt Accuses India of 'Distorting Facts' About Emergency

However, the opposition leaders boycotted the session and called the extension illegal and unconstitutional. The approved resolution on the state of emergency reinstated some of the Articles of the Constitution which were initially suspended when the president declared the emergency on February 5.

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  • McMaster could leave WH after months of tension with Trump
McMaster could leave WH after months of tension with Trump

Folks in our area also know General McMaster from his stint as the commander of Fort Benning. The task of easing McMaster out of his role as national security adviser presents a unique challenge for the White House. "Remember the Dirty Dossier, Uranium, Speeches, Emails and the Podesta Company!" Officials could not yet confirm what job McMaster m...

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  • Sharad Pawar criticises PM Modi, praises Rahul Gandhi
Sharad Pawar criticises PM Modi, praises Rahul Gandhi

They said to say that only non-Marathi migrants living in five districts of Vidarbha supported the demand while the five districts of erstwhile Berar (or Varhad) were never interested in the cause, was nothing but a wily Pawar's ploy to divide the people of Vidarbha on non-existing linguistic sentiment.

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  • Egyptian Police Catch Five-Year-Old Falling from Third Floor Apartment
Egyptian Police Catch Five-Year-Old Falling from Third Floor Apartment

In a split second, the child comes crashing to the ground, knocking the officer off his feet. While one cop was seen opening a carpet to break the fall, the other cop is seen extending his arms to catch the boy. The force of the boy falling was enough to knock over the officer. Fortunately for Ammar, well-coordinated police officer Kameel Fathy G...

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  • Local educators, security experts react to Trump's idea to arm teachers
Local educators, security experts react to Trump's idea to arm teachers

The youngest of Trump's five children, 11-year-old Barron, attends a private school in Potomac, Maryland. Our students need more books, art and music programs, nurses and school counselors; they do not need more guns in their classrooms.

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  • Wayne LaPierre: The Democratic Party Is 'Infested With Saboteurs' Who Hate America
Wayne LaPierre: The Democratic Party Is 'Infested With Saboteurs' Who Hate America

He speaks at CPAC Friday. Wayne LaPierre said "opportunists" were using the 14 February tragedy to expand gun control and abolish USA gun rights. Police say Cruz used an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle. Mr Trump also said he was open to looking at age limits, among other measures, and lamented the closure of many mental institutions that hel...

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  • Pence: 'America Stands up to Murderous Dictatorships' Like North Korea
Pence: 'America Stands up to Murderous Dictatorships' Like North Korea

It's also the first time South Korea has won two medals at the same time in the event. The White House said Donald Trump had asked his eldest daughter - who is also one of his top advisers - to travel to Pyeongchang to lead up a "high level delegation ".

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  • Schools threaten to punish students joining walkouts over gun control
Schools threaten to punish students joining walkouts over gun control

Lie-ins, walkouts, and protests in front of the White House were held over the past week. Despite the peaceful protests, administrators in Texas and Virginia warned students they could be suspended if they participated in a walkout. The superintendent also posted a copy of the letter on social media, the Houston Chronicle reported . "I love yo...

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  • The Daily Show's Michelle Wolf to host White House Correspondents' Dinner
The Daily Show's Michelle Wolf to host White House Correspondents' Dinner

She's a good pick: she's a great comedian with a sharp political edge that hasn't gotten dulled or diminished by either the (almost impossible to joke about) Trump administration or by the sheer surplus of unimaginative, overly similar political comedy out there today.

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  • Winter Olympics: What happened while you were sleeping
Winter Olympics: What happened while you were sleeping

And another medal for the Gisin household. "The best ever. It makes everything more lovely", Michelle Gisin said. They also gave her traditional Korean fashion accessories and gloves. As long as she keeps training hard and scoring well, we could see her representing the United States in four years. Switzerland's Alpine combined gold medal...

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  • Hundreds of Filipino workers leave Kuwait amid diplomatic row
Hundreds of Filipino workers leave Kuwait amid diplomatic row

Kuwait's ruling emir has reportedly invited Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to his country to resolve tensions after a Filipina maid was found dead in a freezer. The amnesty program was supposed to end today, February 22, if not for the two-month extension or until April 22. Sen. Joel Villanueva, chair of the committee on labor, employment ...

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  • Police officer dies after fans clash before Athletic Bilbao-Spartak Moscow tie
Police officer dies after fans clash before Athletic Bilbao-Spartak Moscow tie

There were conflicting reports about what caused his death, with some saying he was taken ill during the confrontations and other reports suggesting he was hit by an object during the fighting. A police officer has died in angry clashes between rival supporters in Bilbao ahead of a Europa League match. It was feared that Russian Ultras had ...

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  • Internet hoax claims Florida shooting survivors are 'crisis actors'
Internet hoax claims Florida shooting survivors are 'crisis actors'

YouTube has not responded to our request for comment , but in statements to other news outlets, the company said it removed the video as soon as it became aware of it, and that it is "working to improve our systems moving forward".

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  • Winter Olympics: David Wise defends men's ski halfpipe title
Winter Olympics: David Wise defends men's ski halfpipe title

With only one chance to put himself on the podium Wise was ideal. Fellow American Alex Ferreira, who led after the first two runs, was unable to leap over Wise with this third run, but won silver with a score of 96.40. Porteous didn't even bother trying on Run 3, cruising through the halfpipe without a trick and waiting at the bottom for the othe...

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  • 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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