• Five Turkish soldiers killed, seven wounded in clashes in Syria's Afrin
Five Turkish soldiers killed, seven wounded in clashes in Syria's Afrin

Another 13 were injured in the clashes on Thursday, with several said to be in a critical condition. Turkey launched Operation Olive Branch on January 20, to remove the PYD/PKK and Daesh terrorists from Afrin and safeguard its sovereignty and country's safety by creating a so called "safety zone" between the Turkish and the Syrian ground with w...

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  • Take the Guns First. Due Process Later
Take the Guns First. Due Process Later

The second-term Republican's main proposal is a measure that would expand background checks for firearm purchases to include sales online and at gun shows. Additionally, Feinstein called on Trump to make sure guns considered "weapons of war" could not be legally sold in stores. Any measure needs at least 60 votes in the Senate, where Republicans ...

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  • China Censors Winnie the Pooh Over Xi Jinping Comparisons
China Censors Winnie the Pooh Over Xi Jinping Comparisons

The article, which was published Thursday in the CPC flagship newspaper, said the proposal has made a series of major institutional designs, including adherence to Party leadership, oath of allegiance to the Constitution and establishment of supervisory commissions, with the aim of improving the leadership system of the Party and the country, and m...

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  • States seek to lure Delta after Georgia strips tax break
States seek to lure Delta after Georgia strips tax break

The legislation had already passed the Georgia House prior to the decision by the Senate Rules Committee to amend it to strip the tax break for jet fuel, ABC News reported . He then took the opportunity to urge Bastian to consider his state as the new location for Delta's headquarters. He's touting CT as a good place to relocate Delta's headquar...

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  • Borderline | EU unveils Brexit draft, ramping up pressure on Britain
Borderline | EU unveils Brexit draft, ramping up pressure on Britain

In his editorial for the Evening Standard , Osborne highlighted Tory hypocrisy and the party's weak response to the opposition leader's newly-unveiled stance on Brexit . Tory MP Sarah Wollaston suggested parliament could yet force the Government to pursue a customs union with the EU, telling BBC's Newsnight: 'The simple reality is there is not a ...

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  • Spy Agency Confirms Assassination Attempt On Queen Elizabeth II
Spy Agency Confirms Assassination Attempt On Queen Elizabeth II

The documents say that then 17-year-old Christopher John Lewis fired a single shot at the Queen as she got out of a auto on her way to a science fair, The New York Times reports . The documents were released under an Official Information Act request to the Commonwealth country's Security Intelligence Service (SIS). Lewis electrocuted himself...

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  • Trunp's steel, aluminum tariffs create rifts in his own party
Trunp's steel, aluminum tariffs create rifts in his own party

Among steel stocks , AK Steel Holding Corp gained 8 percent, while U.S. Steel Corp rose 6 percent. There was confusion Thursday morning after the White House retreated from an announcement over trade. "We'll be imposing tariffs on steel imports and tariffs of aluminum and you're going to see good things happening.... what's been allowed to go ...

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  • John Kelly: 'God Punished Me' With White House Job
John Kelly: 'God Punished Me' With White House Job

Porter, these officials said , often presented the consensus views of the group or gave Trump recommendations. Kelly downgraded the security clearance of Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law from top secret to secret. President Donald Trump selected Kelly after then-chief of staff Reince Priebus was ousted in July. In business, he said, Mr Tr...

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  • Classes resume at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
Classes resume at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Numerous police officers who stormed Columbine to confront the shooters wore camouflage, so students were banned from wearing camouflage clothing because it disturbed others. Across the country, students who are now accustomed to regular lock-down drills to prepare for the possibility of a mass shooting, have staged walk-outs calling for more gun...

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  • Bellamy Young apologises to Ryan Seacrest
Bellamy Young apologises to Ryan Seacrest

The audience was on board, too. Co-editor-inchief of Variety took to Twitter on 27 February claiming to have spoken with Seacrest's publicist before publishing the article: "We asked to speak to Seacrest directly and his reps declined to make him available".

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  • World's oldest female tattoo found on British Museum Egyptian mummies
World's oldest female tattoo found on British Museum Egyptian mummies

The tattoos , a wild bull, a Barbary sheep and an S-shaped motif, were found on two naturally mummified bodies at the British Museum in London, England. Pottery figurines found in Japan suggests the practice of tattoo art has been present on the Asian island for 12,000 years. Below them on the right arm is a linear motif which is similar to ob...

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  • Bipartisan group of senators aim to end U.S. military involvement in Yemen
Bipartisan group of senators aim to end U.S. military involvement in Yemen

United States lawmakers are seeking to end US military support for the Saudi-led coalition against members of the Houthi rebel group in Yemen. Sanders stressed that under the Constitution, Congress is the only authority that can declare war , alluding to divisions in the United States government between congressional power and the preside...

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  • Scaramucci says Hicks' departure is 'big loss' for Trump
Scaramucci says Hicks' departure is 'big loss' for Trump

She was supposed to be the "untouchable", reportedly Donald Trump's most trusted aide, a close confidante who knew the president, his family and their lives prior to joining the White House . During her appearance before the House Intelligence Committee, Trump's communications director had stuck to answering pre-approved questions, and refused...

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  • 2 stowaways on NY-bound flight die after falling off plane
2 stowaways on NY-bound flight die after falling off plane

Authorities didn't identify the two victims but said they either possibly fainted or were thrown off the plane. On closer inspection, they found a dead man, another one struggling to live, United States dollars 20 and a suitcase full of clothes, the Washington Post reported.

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  • Woman accused of poisoning look-alike with cheesecake
Woman accused of poisoning look-alike with cheesecake

Nasyrova's unusual story began in the southern Russian city of Krasnodar, where she befriended her older neighbour, Alla Aleksenko . Both women speak Russian and share the same complexion and dark hair. The woman was later discovered by one of her friends who took her to the hospital. Her passport, employment authorization card along with a gold r...

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  • Britain's Prince William Set to Visit Israel This Summer
Britain's Prince William Set to Visit Israel This Summer

Binyamin Netanyahu, its prime minister, said: "We welcome the announcement of Prince William's visit to Israel". Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described the visit as "historic", adding: "He will be welcomed here with great affection".

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  • Treasury, IRS release new tax withholding calculator
Treasury, IRS release new tax withholding calculator

There's a chance your tax bracket changed on January 1-and the withholding you were taking from your paycheck might be the wrong amount these days. The calculator asks taxpayers to estimate their 2018 income, filing status, number of dependents, and other items that affect their taxes.

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  • NSA boss: Trump won't pull trigger for Russian Federation election hack retaliation
NSA boss: Trump won't pull trigger for Russian Federation election hack retaliation

Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) what he needed to do more , Rogers put the onus firmly on Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis and President Donald Trump . "Yes, sir. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders disagreed with Admiral Rogers' views. "If we don't change the dynamic here, this is going to continue", Rogers said.

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  • Syria War : More than 500 dead as Assad Violates UN Ceasefire
Syria War : More than 500 dead as Assad Violates UN Ceasefire

State media said the rebels inside Ghouta are preventing civilians from leaving. The United States has accused Russian Federation and the Syrian government of violating the Eastern Ghouta ceasefire at a United Nations Security Council meeting.

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  • Myanmar steps up military presence close to Rohingya camps
Myanmar steps up military presence close to Rohingya camps

Suu Kyi has been widely criticised over her response to violence against the Rohingya Muslims, described by the United Nations as "ethnic cleansing". Lisa, also senior director for South and Central Asia of the National Security Council in the White House, is likely to call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali, Securit...

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  • Hamilton tops final day of test on medium tyres
Hamilton tops final day of test on medium tyres

The world champion has declared he would already feel ready to go to the Australian season-opener despite completing fewer than 100 laps during the opening week at Barcelona . With 324 laps recorded across the week, Toro Rosso has completed more mileage than any other team as it develops an understanding of its new Honda power supply.

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  • Pyongyang says United Nations chief is 'picking a quarrel' with sanctions remarks
Pyongyang says United Nations chief is 'picking a quarrel' with sanctions remarks

China's Foreign Ministry issued a statement Saturday calling new U.S. sanctions on North Korea part of "mistaken actions" that could further complicate the stand-off in the Korean Peninsula. The North Korean U.N. mission asked Guterres to push the Security Council to welcome "the process of improved inter-Korean relations and discouraging neighb...

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  • 'Beast from the East' sends Siberian cold blast across Europe
'Beast from the East' sends Siberian cold blast across Europe

It was the heaviest snowfall to hit Rome in six years. Roman Vilfand, head of the Russian Meteorological Office, told the Interfax news agency that Muscovites should brace themselves for frosty weather in early March and could only "count on the warmth of the soul".

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  • Sweeping gun control measure passes Florida Senate committee
Sweeping gun control measure passes Florida Senate committee

The second-deadliest shooting at a USA public school has reignited the long-running national debate over gun rights, pitting numerous students who survived the February 14 high school shooting in Parkland , Florida, against powerful gun rights groups like the National Rifle Association.

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  • Stage set for polls: Congress, BJP claim win in Meghalaya
Stage set for polls: Congress, BJP claim win in Meghalaya

Balloting in 183 polling stations will be webcast, to be made available at the offices of Chief Electoral Officer or District Electoral Officer and the Election Commission of India, Kharkongor said. "Counting on you all for peaceful elections throughout the state", the chief minister had tweeted earlier during the day. However, Sinha said polling...

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