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People Delegates to Syria Peace Talks Heckle Russian Foreign Minister
Author: 0 Delegates to Syria Peace Talks Heckle Russian Foreign Minister

The opening of the Congress was delayed as a group of armed opposition members arriving from Turkey had set preconditions for their participation. Hundreds of delegates gathered Tuesday afternoon in the Black Sea resort city of Sochi for what Russian Federation, a staunch ally of Syrian President Bashar Assad, had billed as a congress of national dialogue aimed at opening negotiations to draft a new constitution for Syria after nearly seven years of war.

People Shock gives way to despair in Kabul after ambulance bomb
Author: 0 Shock gives way to despair in Kabul after ambulance bomb

At least five insurgents were involved in the morning assault, according to Waziri. President Ashraf Ghani denounced Monday's attack, saying the " Taliban must choose between Islam and terrorism". Taliban outfit has claimed responsibility for the deadly attacks on Intercontinental Hotel and central part of Kabul on January 20 and January 27 respectively.

People Man killed after being sucked into MRI machine
Author: 0 Man killed after being sucked into MRI machine

Maru's hand was wedged between the MRI machine and the cylinder, with the magnetic field making it impossible to pull away. In April 2017, the Boston Globe reported on a potentially scary incident from 2016, when a patient at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston was sucked towards a MRI machine while still strapped to a bed.

People 'New found' respect for India globally: President Kovind
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In his maiden address to the joint sitting of both Houses of Parliament, Kovind said lakhs of people in tribal areas, especially in the Northeast, depend on the bamboo industry. So far flights have been started from 16 such airports. The government implemented GST in 2017 and has managed to reduce the fiscal deficit and current account deficit.

People Kasganj Clashes: UP CM announces ex-gratia of Rs 20 Lakh
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Uttar Pradesh Police, meanwhile, claimed that the situation was now again turning normal. Earlier in the day, one person died and two were injured after a clash broke out between two communities during " Tiranga Yatra ". Though the curfew-bound town remained tense, the situation was largely in control. Additional police forces, including Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) are kept on stand-by as a precautionary measure.

People New Air Force One fridges to cost a cool $31 million
Author: 0 New Air Force One fridges to cost a cool $31 million

Experts say the reason isn't price gouging by Boeing, which makes the jets and handles the presidential modifications, but instead the result of bespoke equipment requirements put in place by the White House Military Office and the Air Force.

People Tourists face year in prison over 'pornographic dancing' in Cambodia
Author: 0 Tourists face year in prison over 'pornographic dancing' in Cambodia

Cambodian police released images online that appeared to show clothed and laughing tourists imitating s3xual positions. Police said of the 87 foreigners at the pool party, 77 were "educated and let go". Ten were "detained and charged" after used condoms were discovered in the building. "Honestly, it was really confusing". Speaking on the condition of anonymity, they said: 'We're innocent.

People Holocaust Museum in Washington Condemns Poland's Draft Holocaust Legislation
Author: 0 Holocaust Museum in Washington Condemns Poland's Draft Holocaust Legislation

Israelis, Jews and countless others affected by the Holocaust shared their disbelief at legislation passed on Friday that provides jail time for the "crime" of referring to " Polish death camps ". About 380,000 survived the genocide, the rest having died in ghettos and death camps there, according to Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial. Israeli leaders angrily criticized pending legislation in Poland that would outlaw blaming Poles for the crimes of the Holocaust, with some accusing ...

People Trump Tried To Fire Mueller , But Ready To Testify In Russian Collusion
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Following Trump's controversial speech to the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) in July, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was close to resigning from his post , NBC reported at the time . "It's an excuse by the Democrats for having lost an election that they should've won". The discussion over Mueller's potential conflicts of interest in June 2017 arose following reports that Mueller was looking into a possible obstruction of justice case.

People 5 dead after Pennsylvania vehicle wash shooting
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Sunday and said something was wrong at his business. The identity of the victims, three men and two women, were not immediately available, police said. All were in their 20s to early 30s. The facts were still being sorted out, but police said the suspected shooter, 28-yr-old Timothy O'Brien Smith, was gravely injured and not expected to survive.

People Deaths of wealthy Toronto couple ruled double homicide
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Homicide Det. -Sgt. Susan Gomes told reporters at a news conference Friday morning that the couple was last seen alive in the evening hours of Wednesday, Dec. The couple's hands were not tied when they were found. Forbes has estimated Sherman's fortune at $3.2 billion. "They hate us. They have private investigators on us all the time, trying to investigate".

People Vienna Hosts New Inter-Syria Talks Under UN Auspices
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The refusal by the opposition to take part in the peace conference comes amid hopes that a ceasefire could soon be agreed in eastern Ghouta . The main opposition group, the Syrian Negotiations Commission (SNC), said it would sit down for separate talks with the envoy.

People Closing arguments set in road rage killing of ex-NFL player
Author: 0 Closing arguments set in road rage killing of ex-NFL player

Defense attorneys said Gasser fired in self-defense when McKnight approached his vehicle after the confrontation. McKnight was 28 years old. Gasser would have faced the possibility of a life sentence for a second-degree murder conviction, but instead he faces up to 40 years in prison because of the jury's decision to convict on the lesser offense.

People SCOTUS Grants Madison Stay of Execution
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In the three decades since, Madison's lawyers say he's suffered multiple strokes and now has vascular dementia. When the Supreme Court made its decision in November previous year, its judges argued that even though Madison may not remember his own crime, he understands the law so much as to understand that anyone who commits murder is punishable by execution.

People Grassley: Chances of Interviewing Kushner 'Shot' Over Transcript
Author: 0 Grassley: Chances of Interviewing Kushner 'Shot' Over Transcript

It was not immediately clear when that process will be complete. What transcripts could be released? Mr Grassley, the chairman of the committee, is also moving to release all of the panel's interviews relating to the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting between a Russian lawyer and the President's eldest son.

People Patrick Meehan won't run again for Congress amid accusations
Author: 0 Patrick Meehan won't run again for Congress amid accusations

Rep. Patrick Meehan (R-7) announced Thursday that he would not seek reelection for his seat in Congress from the 7th District. "After consultation with my wife Carolyn and with my three sons, and after prayerful reflection, I write to inform you that I will not seek re-election to the United States Congress for the 7th Congressional District in 2018", the Delaware County Republican wrote Thursday in a letter to his campaign chairman.

People WEF: Donald Trump takes his America First policies to Davos globalists
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Trump's attendance at the annual gathering for free-trade-loving political and business elites has raised eyebrows, given Trump's protectionist leanings. Trump is also trying to re-negotiate the three-way NAFTA trade deal with Canada and Mexico. US President Donald Trump rappels into the snowy Swiss Alps on Thursday to address Davos summiteers anxious to see whether they will get a pitch from a capitalist kindred spirit or a lecture from a populist president.

Author: 0 Offering brighter future, UK's Davis tries to convince on European Union transition

The problem for the government is that Rees-Mogg is not just a lone uncompromising Brexiteer - he is now the chair of the all-powerful Brexit wing of the party, know as the European Research Group. "But we say clearly, we can't just take what we want in the European Union and not take what we don't", he stressed. While Britain's economy has performed better than the BoE forecast after the June 2016 referendum, it grew at the slowest pace of all Group of Seven rich economies over the ...

People Poll finds increased support for violent solution to Israel-Palestinian conflict
Author: 0 Poll finds increased support for violent solution to Israel-Palestinian conflict

President Donald Trump insisted Thursday that Palestinians had "disrespected" the United States and threatened to withhold aid worth hundreds of millions of dollars until they agree to US-brokered peace talks. Pence had to cancel his trip to Bethlehem after the Palestinian Authority declared that he was "unwelcome" in the region, Haaretz detailed. Meanwhile, during his stop in Israel, Pence said nothing of any United States intention to prompt Israeli officials to show flexibility on ...

People Senate confirms HHS secretary nominee Alex Azar
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A former clerk for pro-life Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia will become the next HHS Secretary as Senate Republicans approved Alex Azar today after successfully turning back a Democrat filibuster yesterday. Coons added: "I personally met with Mr. Azar last month and pressed him on a number of key issues that he will impact as Secretary, including the Affordable Care Act, drug pricing, and continued progress on health care system delivery reform".

People From Islamophobe to Muslim: German politician converts to Islam
Author: 0 From Islamophobe to Muslim: German politician converts to Islam

It's the far-right party in Germany that enjoyed unprecedented success opposing Islam and Angela Merkel's decision to let in around 1.3 million migrants and refugees from mainly Middle Eastern countries. While the local branch of the AfD states on its website that "Islam has nothing to do in Germany", the official refrained from commenting on his conversion, saying he was driven by "personal reasons".

People Senate voting on Brownback's ambassadorship confirmation — HAPPENING NOW
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Brownback's confirmation clears the way for Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer, a Johnson County plastic surgeon, to succeed him as Kansas governor. Audio will be available later today . While most cloture votes requires 60 votes, Brownback only needed a simple majority to end debate. "There is a vast difference between combating the real and horrific persecution facing religious minorities across the globe and Brownback's own record of distorting religious freedom to promote anti-LGBTQ ...

People Governor Orders Flags Lowered for Adams County Deputy
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Gumm was taken to Denver Health Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. The flags will be lowered until sunset on the day of the funeral for Gumm, who had been with the sheriff's office since 2013. Other residents showed their support for Gumm, other deputies and police in different ways. Anyone with any information on the whereabouts of Denver Simmons is asked contact the Harrison County Sheriff's Office 24-hour number, 903-923-4000.

People Vaping isn't just uncool, new study says it's also addictive
Author: 0 Vaping isn't just uncool, new study says it's also addictive

There was also " substantial evidence " showing the use of e-cigarettes instead of regular cigarettes "results in reduced short-term adverse health outcomes in several organ systems". More and better research on e-cigarettes' short- and long-term effects on health and on their relationship to conventional smoking is needed to answer that question with clarity.

People SMASH all challenges: North Korea calls for 'REUNIFICATION' with South Korea
Author: 0 SMASH all challenges: North Korea calls for 'REUNIFICATION' with South Korea

Speaking at the American Enterprise Institute on Tuesday, Pompeo said Pyongyang's next logical step would be to develop an arsenal of weapons and the capability to fire multiple missiles. "So that we understand what's going on and the risks associated with it", Pompeo said. The CIA chief, a former GOP Congressman, is one of the president's biggest supporters in the administration, and has even lied to protect him.

Author: 0 Pence visits Western Wall in Jerusalem

Earlier, Pence met with Israeli president Reuven Rivlin and announced that the USA hopes to move its Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem as early as next year. In Jerusalem on Tuesday, Pence repeated his conviction that Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital will ultimately help move the Israeli-Palestinian peace process along.

People De Blasio headed to White House for first meeting with President Trump
Author: 0 De Blasio headed to White House for first meeting with President Trump

These products came to Allergan through legacy acquisitions and have not been promoted since 2012, in the case of Kadian, and since 2003, in the case of Norco", it said in a statement . "This is the biggest night in music returning to the music capitol of the world", de Blasio said. The mayor's office has promised that any damages awarded to the city through the lawsuit will be dedicated to its fight against the opioid epidemic .

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