• State approves Javelin missile sale to Ukraine
State approves Javelin missile sale to Ukraine

Earlier it was reported that on March 1, the U.S. Department of State approved the proposed sale of the Javelin anti-tank missile systems to Ukraine for $47 million. "Ukraine will have no difficulty absorbing this system into its armed forces", the statement says. Russia has returned to Ukraine two of its border guards captured in October 2017, i...

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  • Catalonia independence: Carles Puigdemont withdraws bid for presidency
Catalonia independence: Carles Puigdemont withdraws bid for presidency

Carles Puigdemont , ousted by Madrid from Catalonia's regional presidency last October after an abortive push to secede from Spain , says he is "provisionally" withdrawing his candidacy to lead the region in favour of a colleague now behind bars awaiting prosecution for sedition.

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  • Venezuela, some opposition, agree to delay presidential vote
Venezuela, some opposition, agree to delay presidential vote

He hopes to benefit from widespread dissatisfaction with Maduro and the ruling Socialist Party during a fifth year of recession that has left millions hungry, caused widespread shortages, and fuelled a migration exodus. This has made financial transactions between Venezuela and the rest of the world more hard, aggravating the country's economic c...

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  • Vero Offers A Unique Ad-Free Take On Social Media
Vero Offers A Unique Ad-Free Take On Social Media

Vero , or its full name Vero - True Social, is a social app that is somewhat like other social media apps such as Facebook , Instagram , Twitter and YouTube. In addition, WABetaInfo has noticed that Instagram is also testing the ability to send a notification when someone takes a screenshot of your story.

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  • Laura Muir grabs bronze after £1500 taxi to escape snow in Scotland
Laura Muir grabs bronze after £1500 taxi to escape snow in Scotland

But Storm Emma well and truly vented its wrath and Muir was forced to travel to the midlands by taxi, which reportedly cost £1,500 and took six hours. Thursday's opening session of the March 1-4 championships will end with the women's 3,000 metres final with defending champion Genzebe Dibaba of Ethiopia and Britain's Laura Muir in action.

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  • N.Korea to send athletes to PyeongChang Paralympics
N.Korea to send athletes to PyeongChang Paralympics

South Korea's president said through a spokesman Sunday that the inter-Korean relationship must develop together with the one between the US and the North. Ivanka Trump , who is one of her father's close advisers, is leading the USA delegation at this weekend's closing ceremony for the Pyeongchang Games.

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  • Teacher who fired gun in class once claimed he had woman killed
Teacher who fired gun in class once claimed he had woman killed

So, 11Alive went to the school on Thursday to find out how much they knew about Davidson's mental state. The representative of the local police Bruce Fraser said that the teachers were detained after about half an hour he resisted the guards.

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  • Kerala advocate files case against Grihalakshmi magazine for featuring breast-feeding model's picture
Kerala advocate files case against Grihalakshmi magazine for featuring breast-feeding model's picture

Why do you think it is wrong? Joseph said that motherhood is a attractive feeling. "People would probably have no problems seeing graphic images of people getting killed in newspapers and television, but can not bear to see a woman bond with her child by feeding it", the 27-year-old actress told The Indian Express .

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  • TODAY'S FORECAST: Snow, high near 32
TODAY'S FORECAST: Snow, high near 32

The high winds could topple trees and power lines and cause widespread power outages, authorities warn. Other parts of western and central Maryland can expect some frozen precipitation to mix with the rain for part of the storm, but the wind is expected to present the greatest danger.

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  • Israeli police question Prime Minister Netanyahu in telecoms corruption case
Israeli police question Prime Minister Netanyahu in telecoms corruption case

Netanyahu has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing and has dismissed the accusations as a witch hunt orchestrated by a hostile media. Police would not confirm whether long-time aide Shlomo Filber would testify against Netanyahu, but all the major Israeli media outlets said a deal to do so had been reached.

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  • Central Michigan University shooting: 2 dead, suspect at large
Central Michigan University shooting: 2 dead, suspect at large

The university's student newspaper, CM Life, posted on Twitter that they were told by Lt. Cameron Wassman that the alleged shooter is still at large. The armed suspect is still at large. Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland have made powerful appeals for change to permissive United States gun laws in the wake of the shooti...

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  • Sargsyan announces cancellation of Armenian-Turkish protocols
Sargsyan announces cancellation of Armenian-Turkish protocols

However, the protocols have not been ratified by the countries' parliaments. Sargsyan announced the decision during a national security meeting, a presidential spokesman told the Armenian television station Yerkir Media. Armenian President Sarksyan also faced vehement opposition from nationalists at home and the powerful Armenian diaspora ov...

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  • Record-high temperatures in the Arctic have scientists concerned
Record-high temperatures in the Arctic have scientists concerned

It is far enough outside the historical range that it is worrying - there are further surprises in store as we continue to poke the angry beast that is our climate", said Dr Michael Mann , director of the Earth System Science Centre at Pennsylvania State University.

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  • Trump to Meet with Video Game Executives to Discuss Gun Violence
Trump to Meet with Video Game Executives to Discuss Gun Violence

President Donald Trump has been looking at ways to prevent Russian meddling into the internal affairs of the US, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said on Tuesday, adding the previous President Barack Obama was responsible for the meddling, if any, and not the Trump administration.

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  • Abused UK child migrants 'need Government compensation'
Abused UK child migrants 'need Government compensation'

Most children were wrongly told that their parents had died and that they would enjoy a "better life", while the parents thought the children had been adopted in Britain. The Government took over primary responsibility for the policy after the Second World War. The investigation into child migration is one of the first of dozens of planned inquir...

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  • Warning of high tides as Storm Emma approaches
Warning of high tides as Storm Emma approaches

It adds that southern and eastern coastal counties are expected to be hardest hit, with high accumulations of snow predicted. The updated snow and ice warning predicts blizzard conditions tonight and tomorrow for the two provinces as Storm Emma approaches.

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  • Lakers, Corey Brewer nearing buyout agreement
Lakers, Corey Brewer nearing buyout agreement

Corey Brewer #3 of the Los Angeles Lakers handles the ball against the Oklahoma City Thunder on February 8, 2018 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California. Earlier this season , he had the longest active consecutive-games-played streak in the National Basketball Association snapped at 317 but never complained.

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  • Irish mosque to offer homeless shelter during Storm Emma
Irish mosque to offer homeless shelter during Storm Emma

SCOTLAND is bracing itself for further weather nightmare into the weekend - with amber and yellow warnings running through until Monday. A brutal winter blast, named Beast from the East after the direction of the winds, is set to transform into Storm Emma as the United Kingdom suffers severe travel disruptions and chaos due to heavy snow.

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  • Oil set for first monthly drop since August on United States supply fears
Oil set for first monthly drop since August on United States supply fears

U.S. West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) crude was up 5 cents, or 0.1 percent, at $61.04 by 0233 GMT after touching a two-week low of $60.18 a day earlier. The Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index decreased as much as 0.1 percent after rising as much as 0.3 percent. Weekly data showed another record and further gains are expected.

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  • Australians turn in 57000 firearms in nationwide amnesty
Australians turn in 57000 firearms in nationwide amnesty

About 2,500 fully-automatic or semi-automatic guns, 2,900 handguns and a rocket launcher, believed to have been recovered from a garbage dump, were among the weapons collected. However, as we reported in 2013 , the efficacy of gun-buyback programs in the USA - similar to Australia's gun amnesty, but with a monetary incentive - has been questioned.

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  • Blaze kills 24 at Azerbaijan drug clinic
Blaze kills 24 at Azerbaijan drug clinic

Local media quoted Health Ministry officials as saying that three people have been hospitalised, and more than 30 rescued. Four people were taken to hospital, according to Azerbaijan's news agency APA . In October 1995, 289 people died in a metro fire in Baku , in the world's deadliest subway disaster that was caused by outdated Soviet equipm...

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  • Trump incorrectly refers to Jeff Sessions as Mr. Magoo
Trump incorrectly refers to Jeff Sessions as Mr. Magoo

Mr. Magoo is a cartoon character known for being laughably clumsy. Trump questioned Sessions' commitment to Republican demands that he investigate the use of so-called FISA national security warrants in 2016, when Barack Obama was president, to wiretap members of Trump's election campaign team over their contacts with Russian Federation.

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  • Michigan Lottery: Winning $50000 Powerball ticket sold in Detroit remains unclaimed
Michigan Lottery: Winning $50000 Powerball ticket sold in Detroit remains unclaimed

A winning Pennsylvania Lottery Powerball with Power Play ticket worth $250,000 for the Wednesday drawing was sold at Schiel's Family Market on Hanover Street in Wilkes-Barre. The chance of winning the Powerball jackpot is 292.2 million to one. Prizes must be claimed and winning tickets validated before winners can be identified.

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  • Weather Warnings Explained: What Do The Different Colours Mean?
Weather Warnings Explained: What Do The Different Colours Mean?

A further amber warning for snow and ice will be in place for London and the south east, south-west England, Wales and the West Midlands from midday until 08:00 on Friday . Commuters across Scotland have been urged not to travel as continuing heavy snow has seen current warnings to elevated to "risk of life" level. The latest warning rem...

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  • Trevor Noah Rips HUD Secretary Ben Carson Over Department Spending Scandal
Trevor Noah Rips HUD Secretary Ben Carson Over Department Spending Scandal

The two armchairs for the heads of the table are a bit more expensive, coming in at $1,050 each. One official at HUD says she was demoted after pushing back on requests to find funds beyond the$5000 legal limit to redecorate Carson's office.

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