• United Nations gets $100M for Palestinians but still short
United Nations gets $100M for Palestinians but still short

The summit, co-organised by Jordan , Sweden , and Egypt in the Italian capital, convened on Thursday at the headquarters of the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), where foreign ministers from the three countries discussed the financial crisis confronting the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA).

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  • Cargo Plane Malfunction Causes Gold Bars To Spill All Over Runway
Cargo Plane Malfunction Causes Gold Bars To Spill All Over Runway

What could appear to be stuff of fairy tales however, became a fact in Russia's Yakutsk Airport when an Antonov AN-12 aircraft took off on Thursday. Some 200 bars, each weighing about 20kg (44 pounds), were then scattered across the runway.

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  • Donald Trump picks first woman for Central Intelligence Agency boss
Donald Trump picks first woman for Central Intelligence Agency boss

But the political ground has shifted since the 66-32 vote to confirm Pompeo in January 2017 when the GOP-led Congress was eager to put the new president's team in place and Democrats were unwilling to stand in the way. Haspel was asked, Hayden said, "to go do hard things on behalf of the country, asked to do that by her director, by her country, an...

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  • Pedestrian bridge collapses at university; injuries unclear
Pedestrian bridge collapses at university; injuries unclear

According to the Miami Herald , authorities are expecting "mass casualties". He did not know at 2:15 p.m. how many people were injured or if anyone died. Both faculty and students have called for a pedestrian bridge at the busy street crossing, where they have to cross seven lanes of traffic to commute to the campus.

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  • MZP activists withdraw from Assam-Mizoram boundary at Hailakandi
MZP activists withdraw from Assam-Mizoram boundary at Hailakandi

Everything was quiet along the Assam - Mizoram border front with no report of any untoward incident today. Khan said that certain forces are at work to spread canards against the administration and derail the process to solve the border row peacefully and amicably at the highest government level.

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  • Oklahoma Mother Who Married Son, then Daughter, Sentenced to Prison for Incest
Oklahoma Mother Who Married Son, then Daughter, Sentenced to Prison for Incest

An Oklahoma Department of Human Services Child Welfare Division investigator learned of their relationship and contacted police. During the investigation into mother and daughter, it was found that Patricia had married one of her sons in 2008, but that marriage was annulled two years later at the son's request on grounds of incest.

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  • University strikes to continue after deal collapses
University strikes to continue after deal collapses

It follows widespread backlash against the provisional agreement, with protests occurring outside the UCU headquarters in north London, where senior members were due to discuss the deal early this morning. The union also confirmed that 'the strikes and action short of a strike remain on, and it would now make detailed preparations for strikes over ...

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  • Queen gives formal approval for Meghan and Harry to Wednesday
Queen gives formal approval for Meghan and Harry to Wednesday

One of those whose name has been suggested is Stella McCartney, who was behind British human rights lawyer Amal Clooney's cream-coloured trouser suit for her civil marriage ceremony to USA actor George Clooney, as well as the coat Markle wore on a visit to Cardiff earlier this year.

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  • Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots continue to rise
Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots continue to rise

Pick 3 winners receive $500 for a $1 straight bet and the odds of winning are 1-in-1,000. The odds of hitting the jackpot are 292,201,338 to 1. The winning Mega Millions numbers for Tuesday, March 13 are 06-30-58-60-61, Mega Ball: 17. Classic Lotto draws at 7:05 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. The game is offered in 44 states, the Wash...

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  • Groups: Duterte can't evade accountability by quitting court
Groups: Duterte can't evade accountability by quitting court

The president complained about what he said were "baseless, unprecedented and outrageous attacks on my person and against my administration, engineered by officials of the United Nations". "An global law can not supplant, prevail or diminish a domestic law", he added. "The government must show good faith by fully cooperating with ICC processes in...

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  • Manafort's Lawyer Asks Federal Judge To Throw Out Criminal Charges
Manafort's Lawyer Asks Federal Judge To Throw Out Criminal Charges

It also gives Mueller the authority to investigate "any matters that arose or may arise directly from the investigation", and that's where Manafort argues it went too far. He has pleaded not guilty to all the charges against him. The Virginia trial is scheduled for July 10th and the Washington trial is set for September 17th.

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  • Ex-Mississippi Lawmaker Chris McDaniel to Run for Sen. Thad Cochran's Seat
Ex-Mississippi Lawmaker Chris McDaniel to Run for Sen. Thad Cochran's Seat

Roger WickerRoger Frederick WickerAt least Alzheimer's research is bringing Washington together McConnell urging MS gov to appoint himself if Cochran resigns: report Senate Republicans call on Trump to preserve NAFTA MORE (R-Miss.), who is up for reelection in November.

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  • Explosive devices go off along Gaza barrier wall
Explosive devices go off along Gaza barrier wall

A security source from Hamas, the Islamist movement which runs the Gaza Strip, said that one round hit an observation post near the border, causing damage. The IDF launched an investigation into whether the bombs were planted by the demonstrators. The following day, when IDF troops from the Golani Brigade and the Combat Engineering Corps approach...

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  • The Costco Wholesale (COST) Cut to Buy at BidaskClub
The Costco Wholesale (COST) Cut to Buy at BidaskClub

Prudential Finl Inc Com now has $46.25 billion valuation. The overall volume in the last trading session was 2.38 million shares. About 150,737 shares traded. $1.93M worth of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ: COST ) was sold by PORTERA JOSEPH P. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 2 by RBC Capital Markets.

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  • Campaign Thrown For Meeks Mill's Justice
Campaign Thrown For Meeks Mill's Justice

The decision was based on evidence provided by Meek's legal team that questioned the credibility of Reginald V. Graham , the officer who arrested Meek in 2007 and the only witness to testify at Meek's 2008 trial. "Therefore the Commonwealth is unopposed to (Mill's) petition for bail". Mack also reportedly contacted Mill saying he knew the judge an...

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  • Slovak Prime Minister Offers to Resign Amid Outrage over Journalist's Murder
Slovak Prime Minister Offers to Resign Amid Outrage over Journalist's Murder

Fico's government has been plunged into crisis following the murder of Slovak journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancee in February. Slovak Interior Minister Robert Kalinak resigned two days ago. No-one has been charged over the murder of Kuciak, who was found shot dead at his home with his girlfriend. The murder and Kuciak's article, published aft...

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  • Gov. Rauner chooses new Illinois executive inspector general
Gov. Rauner chooses new Illinois executive inspector general

The mayor has said requiring IL gun dealers to be licensed by the state would help reduce illegal straw purchases, in which a person buys guns for someone else who can't legally buy them. On Tuesday, Emanuel called the veto "a slap in the face to crime victims, faith leaders and police". "Now I get politics. He wants to win his primary and neglec...

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  • NCAA First Round: Loyola Ramblers vs. Miami Hurricanes
NCAA First Round: Loyola Ramblers vs. Miami Hurricanes

While it is more hard for a No. 14 seed to win than a No. 11 seed like Loyola , the Lumberjacks are in the flawless position to score an upset over an in-state foe. During their last five games, the Hurricanes have scored an average of 76.2 points per game (2.0 above their season average) and allowed an average of 78.0 points per game (10.0 abov...

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  • Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ:OCLR)
Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ:OCLR)

About 32.56 million shares traded or 597.10% up from the average. Oclaro , Inc. (NASDAQ: OCLR ) has risen 92.74% since March 11, 2017 and is uptrending. Tiaa Cref Lc stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in Coach, Inc. Shelton Capital Management purchased a new stake in Oclaro during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $117,000.

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  • Mountaineer Marc-André Leclerc, another climber presumed dead in Alaska
Mountaineer Marc-André Leclerc, another climber presumed dead in Alaska

Peters added that there would not be a recovery effort at this time due to risky conditions and that the authorities were able to pinpoint the climbers' location thanks to RECCO reflectors, small devices that give off a signal and are now built into some gear like helmets, boots and clothing.

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  • Josh Groban & Special Guest Idina Menzel To Play At Xcel This Fall
Josh Groban & Special Guest Idina Menzel To Play At Xcel This Fall

Since his last tour, he has made television appearances in NBC's "Parks and Recreation", CBS "Life in Pieces", and now is filming a Netflix original series called " The Good Cop ", set to premiere in September. Disney fans around the world know Menzel for her role in " Frozen ". When do Josh Groban & Idina Menzel 2018 Bridges Tour tickets...

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  • Pink Line starts today — Delhi Metro
Pink Line starts today — Delhi Metro

The Metro plans to launch the stretch between South Campus and Mayur Vihar Phase I by June, while the section between Trilokpuri and Shiv Vihar is likely to open by May, 2018. And from such a height, one can witness the sprawling greens of the Lutyens Delhi and get a bird's eye view over nearly entire Delhi. The Commissioner for Metro Rail ...

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  • Santa Barbara County storm evacuation orders lifted
Santa Barbara County storm evacuation orders lifted

The power of January's deadly Montecito mudslide remains evident, with boulders left behind in an area creek and mud piled up in resident Mark Hudson's Yard just down the street. "Please do not wait for someone to come to your door and contact you in person to tell you to leave", county Sheriff Bill Brown said during a news conference Monday.

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  • Austin bombings victims families knew each other
Austin bombings victims families knew each other

The teen's grandfather is Norman Mason, a prominent dentist in east Austin. The first victim, Anthony Stephan House, was killed on March 2. "I think we have a similar situation here", he said of the recent explosions in Austin. Federal and local investigators have been working nonstop to find the suspect or suspects, Austin Police Chief Brian Man...

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  • Judge Decides to Keep Manafort Transcripts Under Seal
Judge Decides to Keep Manafort Transcripts Under Seal

Manafort pleaded not guilty to the charges - which include tax and bank fraud - during his arraignment in Virginia last week. Mueller's probe is primarily investigating interference by Russian Federation in the 2016 presidential election and alleged collusion by members of the Trump campaign.

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