• K-pop stars to perform in North Korea in art troupe visit
K-pop stars to perform in North Korea in art troupe visit

According to Reuters the group of singers will visit Pyongyang from 31 March to 3 April and will hold two shows, one at the East Pyongyang Grand Theatre and the other at the Ryukyung Chung Ju Yung Gymnasium. "We selected him because he is well versed in diverse music genres that appeal to each generation", a spokesman said. In 1985, South Korea...

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  • No known link to terrorism in Texas bombings - White House
No known link to terrorism in Texas bombings - White House

Trump apparently required the NDAs to be signed early in his presidency, after he became frustrated by leaks to the media , reported the Post's Ruth Marcus, who obtained a draft of the agreement. "I don't know, there could be some kind of a law that you can't do this", he told the Post . Language in the draft copy reportedly ordered sta...

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  • Mumbai rail-blockade ends as Piyush Goyal assures agitating job-seekers
Mumbai rail-blockade ends as Piyush Goyal assures agitating job-seekers

Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal has reportedly asked Indian Railways to make sure that the policy is put in place by March 31. In Delhi, Union railway minister Piyush Goyal told reporters the protest was called off at around 10.35am.

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  • Raj Babbar Resigns as Uttar Pradesh Congress President
Raj Babbar Resigns as Uttar Pradesh Congress President

According to reports, Jitin Prasad, Rajesh Mishra and Laliteshpati Tripathi are in contention for the post of UP Congress Chief. Pramod Tewari stated that rumours of Babbar's resignation were clearly aimed at maligning the image of the party.

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  • Kabul blast: At least 28 killed, 18 injured, says interior ministry official
Kabul blast: At least 28 killed, 18 injured, says interior ministry official

The Taliban earlier denied involvement on Twitter. According to local Azadi Radio, at least 18 people were wounded in the attack. The explosion happened on the first day of Nawroz, the Persian new year. USA and Afghan officials say this is in response to air strikes and other security operations which have pushed the militants back in some area...

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  • Jayalalithaa was reluctant to go to hospital, Sasikala tells inquiry panel
Jayalalithaa was reluctant to go to hospital, Sasikala tells inquiry panel

Jayalalithaa died in the Apollo hospital in Chennai on December 5 2016, amid questions fueled by the secrecy surrounding her condition and limited access to the 68-year-old. It was the stress of her conviction in the disproportionate assets case that caused her health deterioration. In the affidavit, Sasikala has claimed that Jayalalithaa'...

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  • USA oil inventories decrease amid bullish market
USA oil inventories decrease amid bullish market

The US rig count, an early indicator of future output, is much higher than a year ago as energy companies have boosted spending. Tuesday also saw the American Petroleum Institute reporting a 2.74 million barrel draw of USA crude inventory last week, which would be the largest decline since early January if confirmed by the Energy Information...

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  • PGA tightens security at Dell Match Play in wake of Austin bombings
PGA tightens security at Dell Match Play in wake of Austin bombings

Fifty-nine of the top 64 golfers in the world are set to tee it up-Adam Scott, Henrik Stenson, Rickie Fowler and Justin Rose are opting to skip the event , while Brooks Koepka continues to recover from an injury with hopes of returning in time for Augusta.

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  • Snow preps underway in NC mountain county
Snow preps underway in NC mountain county

The warning and advisories will be in effect from 8 p.m. Tuesday through 2 p.m. Wednesday . The heaviest snow will fall over southeast Indiana . This will quickly decrease temperatures into the 30s and eventually into the lower 30s for lows Tuesday night. Could see a flurry or snow shower as well.

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  • Lingayat issue: MHA says will examine Karnataka govt proposal
Lingayat issue: MHA says will examine Karnataka govt proposal

Sources said the MHA was likely to send the proposal to the registrar-general and census commissioner for a detailed examination and suggestions as both Lingayat and Veerashaiva Lingayat communities are numerically strong in the state. The opposition from Veerashaiva Mahasabha national president and veteran Congress leader Shamanur Shivashankar...

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  • State outlasts UMBC; will advance to Sweet Sixteen
State outlasts UMBC; will advance to Sweet Sixteen

No amount of spin on Bennett's part, however, will be able to blunt the sobering fact that Virginia's collapse, which included going 4 for 22 from three-point range and yielding 11 fast-break points, will be etched in men's college basketball lore as the first time in 136 meetings a No.

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  • Abbas:
Abbas: "Hamas Responsible for Attempt on Prime Minister's Life"

In response to Abbas, Friedman, who is Jewish, told a conference that Abbas's comments could have anti-Semitic connotations. In an angry tone, Abbas said: "The son of dog says they build on their land?" Anti-Semitism or political discourse? "I leave this up to you".

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  • MS governor intends to appoint former Democrat to Cochran's Senate seat
MS governor intends to appoint former Democrat to Cochran's Senate seat

There is no primary in the special election, and if no candidate earns an outright majority, the top two vote-getters will have a head-to-head rematch in a runoff election. By choosing Hyde-Smith and passing over the 70-year-old Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann, Bryant follows a long MS tradition of seeking to place federal lawmakers who can sta...

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  • Spy poisoning: Russian diplomats prepare to leave UK
Spy poisoning: Russian diplomats prepare to leave UK

The British diplomats are expected to leave Moscow in the coming days. Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia would have died instantly if they had been attacked with a nerve agent, the leader said as he celebrated the start of another six-year term.

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  • Putin, Trump discuss potential meeting
Putin, Trump discuss potential meeting

Mueller has reportedly sent questions to the White House for a potential interview with Trump, though Mueller and investigators remain tight-lipped and there is no official date on when Trump might sit with investigators for an interview. "As I said before, when it comes to the missiles and the planes and all of the military equipment, there is nob...

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  • England goalie hopeful Pope says it's every man for himself
England goalie hopeful Pope says it's every man for himself

At the start of the season, few would have picked Burnley's number two to start in between the sticks for England at the World Cup , but his meteoric rise is a testament to his determination which can see the 25-year-old make the step up to the global stage.

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  • Pike County Sheriff's Department Searching for Dollar General Robbery Suspect
Pike County Sheriff's Department Searching for Dollar General Robbery Suspect

A 53-year-old man was robbed at Slacks Creek on Wednesday morning, March 14, after withdrawing cash from an ATM. If you have any information that could officers to an arrest in the robbery, you are asked to contact the Pike County Sheriff's Department at 566-4347.

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  • Texas serial bombing suspect dead after detonating device in his vehicle
Texas serial bombing suspect dead after detonating device in his vehicle

Police said they don't believe it was the work of the bomber, or a copycat. The Washington Post, quoting the Federal Bureau of Investigation, reported that the package had been bound for Austin, the state capital - scene of previous deadly blasts.

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  • Israel defence minister says 2007 Syria strike message to enemies
Israel defence minister says 2007 Syria strike message to enemies

Syria and Israel have fought in repeated wars since the Jewish state's founding in 1948. Both Iran and Hezbollah are allied with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Mr Netanyahu has repeatedly warned Israel will not allow Iran to develop a nuclear weapon "not now, not in 10 years, not ever", or to build missile factories in Syria that could threate...

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  • Rahul to interact with students on concluding day of Karnataka tour
Rahul to interact with students on concluding day of Karnataka tour

The Congress leader also accused the prime minister of favouring big businesses by waiving their loans while ignoring farmers. "On one side BJP that can do anything for power", he charged adding on other side, Congress was "based on truth".

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  • Pennsylvania Gets a New Map
Pennsylvania Gets a New Map

Dorrance and Slocum townships are are in the 9th District, while the rest are in the 8th District. "That hasn't changed just because the map has. Even though I was looking forward to winning the fight against Glenn Thompson, the incumbent in the redrawn 12th is Tom Marino, who is every bit the swamp-dwelling sellout that Thompson is".

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  • Myanmar president, close friend of Suu Kyi, says he's retiring
Myanmar president, close friend of Suu Kyi, says he's retiring

The current senior vice president, Myint Swe, will serve as acting president until Htin Kyaw's successor is chosen; Henry Van Thio is the country's "vice president No. "The next president will be an NLD member or one who suits with NLD policy", Aung Shin said. A clause in the constitution was widely seen as being deliberately created to keep her ...

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  • Senate Committee Launches Bipartisan Effort To Prevent Election Hacking
Senate Committee Launches Bipartisan Effort To Prevent Election Hacking

GOP Senate Intelligence Chairman Richard Burr , along with Republican Sens. A bipartisan group of senators leading an inquiry into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. "It could be the the North Koreans, it could be the Iranians, it could be a domestic hacktivist group that uses that same playbook to try to seek chaos".

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  • School opens up for Easter egg hunt
School opens up for Easter egg hunt

A night hunt for 7-12 year olds will begin at 8:15 p.m., so please keep in mind to bring a flashlight. A South Shields dad is taking an Easter Egg hunt to a new level - and is calling on families to get involved. The Fayette County Park will host an afternoon of family fun for children 12 and under and their families on Saturday, March 24. The ...

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  • Labor cheers over initial Batman count
Labor cheers over initial Batman count

Ms Kearney believes she won against six times Green candidate Alex Bhathal because she focused on everyday issues of the community. Labor was projected to claim a 2 per cent swing, and was likely to also win more primary votes than the Greens.

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