• Snow storm heading to MA midweek
Snow storm heading to MA midweek

No watch has been issued for Warren or Washington counties, as lesser amounts of snow were anticipated. Heavy, wet snow is possible, the weather service said in an early-morning alert Monday . Skies will slowly clear Monday with highs in the upper 30s to lower 40s. And yet another Nor'Easter is in the forecast Wednesday through Thursday .

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  • CBSE board exams for Class X and XII begins in Odisha
CBSE board exams for Class X and XII begins in Odisha

A total of 16,38,428 candidates have registered for Class X examination, while 11,86,306 candidates have registered for Class XII examination, CBSE officials said. According to the reports, Class 10 board exam will be held at 4,453centres in India and outside the country, there are 78 centres where the exam is conducted.

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  • After 40 years, U.S. aircraft carrier Carl Vinson arrives in Vietnam
After 40 years, U.S. aircraft carrier Carl Vinson arrives in Vietnam

The arrival of the Vinson marks the biggest US military presence in Vietnam since 1975 - but it also illustrates Hanoi's complex and evolving relationship with Beijing over the disputed South China Sea as China announced its largest rise in defence spending in three years.

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  • Man Charged With The Murder Of Detective Adrian Donohoe
Man Charged With The Murder Of Detective Adrian Donohoe

He is in his 50s was arrested in Dundalk last Monday. A man is due to appear in court after being charged in connection with the murder of Irish police officer Adrian Donohoe in County Louth five years ago. There was a heavy Garda presence at the court last night, with members of the US Department of Homeland Security in attendance. Det Gda D...

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  • Moon to Send Envoys to Pyongyang to Broker Talks With Washington
Moon to Send Envoys to Pyongyang to Broker Talks With Washington

Kim Yo Jong invited him to a summit in Pyongyang on her brother's behalf, but Moon did not immediately accept, saying that the right conditions were necessary first. Following the trip, the delegation would fly to the USA to report on the talks to officials in Washington, Yoon said. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is hosting a dinner for two Sout...

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  • China's defense spending rises are 'no threat'
China's defense spending rises are 'no threat'

President Donald Trump announced last Thursday he would impose hefty tariffs on imported steel and aluminium to protect United States producers, risking retaliation from major trade partners like China, Europe and neighboring Canada and sparking fears of a global trade war.

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  • Britain's trade choice: EU customs union or going it alone?
Britain's trade choice: EU customs union or going it alone?

Supporting Corbyn's headline speech yesterday, which said that Britain and the EU should forge a bespoke customs union after Brexit, Gardiner said the two sides could create a forum to thrash out a mutual negotiating strategy for third countries.

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  • Mixed results for Kenya's Shujaa in Las Vegas
Mixed results for Kenya's Shujaa in Las Vegas

The Blitzboks found themselves in the Bronze final, battling for third place against Fiji following their 12-10 defeat to Argentina in the Cup semi final. "We are on tour as a family and we treasure those special moments with the new players". Argentina overcame a brace of tries by Siviwe Soyizwapi to knock out the Blitzboks - who had won i...

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  • China sets 2018 GDP target at 'around 6.5%'
China sets 2018 GDP target at 'around 6.5%'

China announced on Monday an 8.1 per cent defence budget increase for 2018, giving the world's largest armed forces a boost after spending slowed in the previous two years. The budget grew 7.6% in 2016, and 7% in 2017. "The pace and scale of this build-up is really dramatic". "Some spending will be hidden in civilian spending", said the diploma...

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  • Chinese, US senior officials highlight cooperation to settle trade disputes
Chinese, US senior officials highlight cooperation to settle trade disputes

China will "advance all aspects of military training and war preparedness, and firmly and resolvedly safeguard national sovereignty, security, and development interests", Premier Li Keqiang told the opening session in an address. Administration officials have emphasized that it is the goal of sanctions and diplomatic pressure to push into the futur...

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  • What are Jeremy Corbyn and Michel Barnier up to?
What are Jeremy Corbyn and Michel Barnier up to?

Fox will argue that maintaining a customs union would prevent Britain from setting the rules in sectors of its economy, handicapping free trade deals with non-EU countries. "We all want to do bold new trade arrangements, but we'd be better off doing them with the European Union, and that a "cost/benefit analysis" points to this stance".

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  • At 'opioid summit,' Trump urges lawsuit against companies, tougher sentences for dealers
At 'opioid summit,' Trump urges lawsuit against companies, tougher sentences for dealers

The White House is hosting a summit on opioids today as lawmakers and activists ramp up calls for the Trump administration to do more to address the crisis. communities have done - against firms that make the powerful painkillers. To get the public discussion going, NPR reporter David Green aired an interview with US Surgeon General Jerom...

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  • NY Senate Republicans Block Effort to Pass More Gun Regulations
NY Senate Republicans Block Effort to Pass More Gun Regulations

On the question of whether the country would be safer if more people carried guns, there was a huge divide, for example - 55 percent of Republicans felt the country would be safer, compared to just 15 percent of Democrats. Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more , visit http://www.npr.org/. But it's safe to say that Trump's unpopularity is part of the r...

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  • Oppn set to corner govt in Parliament on bank scams
Oppn set to corner govt in Parliament on bank scams

March 05 ( ANI): Communist Party of India (CPI) national secretary D. Raja and Samajwadi Party (SP) MP Naresh Agarwal on Monday gave adjournment motion notice in the Rajya Sabha over Punjab National Bank fraud (PNB) case. But the government is expected to bring in some other crucial bills meant to deal with bank frauds, among others. The r...

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  • US to close embassy in Turkey for 'security threat'
US to close embassy in Turkey for 'security threat'

Turkish police arrested 12 people in Ankara in an investigation targeting Islamic State jihadists, state-run Anadolu news agency said on Monday, hours after the U.S. The State Department officials said they would make an announcement when the embassy is ready to reopen. Prosecutors in Turkey's capital Ankara issued arrest warrants on Monday for 2...

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  • Trends, results in Nagaland may lead to big battle between Rio, Zeliang
Trends, results in Nagaland may lead to big battle between Rio, Zeliang

But sections of the rival Naga Peoples Party ( NPP ) too are willing to join hands with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party though not directly with the NDPP. The Nagaland , Naga People's Front (NPF) has been in power in Nagaland since 2003. In Meghalaya , Congress is struggling to retain its majority by taking a lead on 21 seats, while th...

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  • Few people ousted PM elected by whole nation: Nawaz Sharif
Few people ousted PM elected by whole nation: Nawaz Sharif

Senate election polling began at 9 am on Saturday and concluded at 4 pm. Twelve seats each from Punjab and Sindh, 11 each from Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan, four from tribal region and two from federal capital territory were up for grab due to retirement of 52 senators this month.

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  • George Pell in court to fight historical sex offence charges
George Pell in court to fight historical sex offence charges

Last June, Victoria Police charged Cardinal Pell with "multiple" sexual offence charges involving "multiple complainants". Pell appeared before it three times, once in person and twice via video-link from Rome over the Church's handling of complaints against paedophile priests.

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  • Guatemala, like the U.S., plans embassy move to Jerusalem in May
Guatemala, like the U.S., plans embassy move to Jerusalem in May

The country was one of only nine countries to vote against a United Nations resolution in December slamming the USA for its recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. "This decision strongly evidences Guatemala's continued support of Israel, and we are sure that many other countries will follow in our steps". But the country's position, ...

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  • Germany's SPD approves new coalition with Merkel
Germany's SPD approves new coalition with Merkel

But the chancellor, in power for 12 years, has had to pay a high price to coax the reluctant Social Democratic Party (SPD) back into another loveless "grand coalition ". SPD youth chief Kevin Kuehnert , who ran an impassioned campaign against the planned coalition , expressed disappointment at the postal referendum result.

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  • China says its 'moderate' defence spending rises are no threat
China says its 'moderate' defence spending rises are no threat

The adviser, Liu He, said he will take charge of reform efforts this month and wants a list of USA demands for what China could do to ease tensions, according to the person. In a almost two-hour speech to the legislature, Premier Li Keqiang did not mention the scrapping of term limits but emphasized the primacy of Xi and the ruling Communist Part...

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  • Trump wants daughter, son-in-Law to leave White House
Trump wants daughter, son-in-Law to leave White House

A White House official who spoke with Trump on the topic said the President "was angry that Kushner - and, by extension, daughter Ivanka - were in his view being dishonestly maligned". by taking advantage of his complex business arrangements, financial difficulties and lack of foreign policy experience". Reince Priebus, Trump's former chief of ...

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  • Woman arrested after dumping popcorn on 'noisy' toddler's head in movie theatre
Woman arrested after dumping popcorn on 'noisy' toddler's head in movie theatre

At one point, police say Keri Karman placed her hand over the child's mouth as she yelled profanities at the young girl. She was at the movie theater with her father, Charles Karman , 61, when a little girl near her asked her mother for some popcorn.

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  • Russian Federation demands U.S. send proof of election interference
Russian Federation demands U.S. send proof of election interference

Russian President Vladimir Putin's unveiling of a new catalog of doomsday weapons is largely bluster, Sen. In the interview with NBC News , Putin argued his government has little to answer for until the USA provides "some materials, specifics, and data".

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  • Papua New Guinea natural disaster death toll reaches 67 as aftershocks strike
Papua New Guinea natural disaster death toll reaches 67 as aftershocks strike

Another big tremor has rocked quake-affected Papua New Guinea this morning. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage from the latest temblors. The Australian and New Zealand defence forces have began delivering aid, while the China Red Cross and Beijing have pledged financial assistance, according to the Papua New Guinea Post-Courier...

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