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People Asma Jahangir: Pakistan human rights champion dies
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She was also suffering from cancer and remained under treatment for years. Local TV stations broadcast footage showing public figures and Jehangir's friends sobbing and consoling each other outside her residence as her body was brought home from a hospital.

People What to watch in mixed doubles round robin finale
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The Hamilton siblings rallied to a 10-3 win against Norway in mixed doubles curling Saturday evening, but earlier defeats mean the US won't have a shot at reaching the semifinals. "But we're still trying to stay in the present". The top four teams in the standings at the end of the round-robin games advance to the semifinals on Monday.

People Syrian air defences responding to a new Israeli aggression: SANA
Author: 0 Syrian air defences responding to a new Israeli aggression: SANA

Israel says it has the Iranian drone in its possession. The confrontation was the most serious between arch foes Israel and Iran since the start of the civil war in Syria in 2011. Israel has struck weapons convoys destined for Hezbollah, which is fighting alongside Syrian forces, nearly 100 times since 2012. Katz noted that Saturday's events did not "spill over into Hezbollah", something he said was a sign of Israel's deterrent capabilities.

People Sunjwan attack: Third militant killed, death toll reaches 5
Author: 0 Sunjwan attack: Third militant killed, death toll reaches 5

Security forces and police have cordoned off the area around the Sunjwan The camp falls under the first Light Infantry in 36 brigade. According to an official spokesperson, the governor spoke to Northern Army Commander Lt Gen Devraj Anbu and expressed grief over the death of two Army personnel, and wished speedy recovery to those injured in the attack.

People Trump's approval rating tops Obama's at same point in presidency
Author: 0 Trump's approval rating tops Obama's at same point in presidency

Just 44% of voters approved of Obama, while 56% disapproved. He now has an approval rating of 40 percent, a number he hasn't hit since June 29, 2017. 85 percent of Republicans say he is not a racist, while 84 percent of Democrats say he is. Tim Malloy, assistant director for the poll, said in a news release that the recent State of the Union speech may have helped Trump's standing with voters.

People Olympics opening ceremony broadcast will feature 1200 drones
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The synchronized drone show has gotten the public wondering about the mechanics behind the performance, which will be added to the Guinness World Records for the "most unmanned aerial vehicles airborne simultaneously". Pyeongchang was chosen in 2011 for the event, making this the first time for South Korea to host the Winter Olympics. "But still, I do think the drone performance itself was very impressive".

People Indian PM arrives in Ramallah for talks with Abbas
Author: 0 Indian PM arrives in Ramallah for talks with Abbas

Narendra Modi pledged $40 million for economic development in the Palestinian territories, marking the first-ever visit by an Indian prime minister to the West Bank. The agreement includes building a specialty hospital, three schools and the construction of a center for empowering women. Modi's first visit to the UAE had come in August 2015 which was the first official visit of an Indian PM to the UAE in 34 years after Indira Gandhi's visit in 1981.

People Chicago in the bullseye as heavy winter storms pummel Midwest, Great Lakes
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In Michigan, more than 50 vehicles, including auto and semi-trailer trucks, were involved in a pileup on icy I-94 east of Kalamazoo, according to local media. In Detroit, weather forecasters warned that snow could fall at a rate of more than one inch (2.5 cm) an hour as it heads east. Some of the highest totals are forecast in the Chicago area, northern in and southern MI.

Author: 0 White House on abuse claims: We could have done better

But some commentators are questioning whether the White House turned a blind eye. And despite their rocky union, it seems that Porter and Willoughby do have a cordial relationship as he called his ex-twice earlier this week about a blog post she was preparing to share about her abuser.

People Officer Killed, 2 Deputies Wounded in Locust Grove, Ga. Shooting
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A police officer and two sheriff's deputies were shot Friday morning in Locust Grove, Ga ., south of Atlanta, and the suspect in the shooting was killed, authorities say. Sheriff McBrayer said one deputy is in serious condition and the other is in fair condition. Two of the officers were taken from the scene to a hospital by helicopter, while the third was taken to a hospital by ambulance.

People Flu outbreak has killed at least 63 children: CDC officials
Author: 0 Flu outbreak has killed at least 63 children: CDC officials

This season has also seen the highest flu hospitalization rate since 2010, according to a KSDK report . Coordinate with pharmacies to provide expanded information on vaccine availability, ages served, and hours available on the Department and pharmacy websites.

People Blast Hits Mosque in Benghazi, Libya, Casualties Reported
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Twin auto bomb attacks hit a mosque in Benghazi's Salmani district two weeks ago, killing 34 people and injuring more than 100 others. He said according to preliminary investigations, the bombing was carried out remotely. Libya has been plagued by unrest and political division since the uprising that toppled its former leader Muammar Gaddafi's regime in 2011. In the past few months there have been occasional, smaller scale bombings apparently targeting LNA allies or supporters.

People Florida boy climbs into vending machine, gets stuck
Author: 0 Florida boy climbs into vending machine, gets stuck

At the point when the boy escaped the machine he finished leaving with a stuffed football and a couple of different prizes. The claw machine is a staple at any children's restaurant and arcade, and it involves a mechanical claw the user operates in an effort to snag a stuffed animal and drop the toy into the chute.

People Senate Hopes to Approve Budget Deal; White House Praises Measure
Author: 0 Senate Hopes to Approve Budget Deal; White House Praises Measure

The bill is due to be voted on in the Senate and the House later today, just hours before a midnight deadline tomorrow for a second government shutdown in less than a month. "American families with children who benefit with CHIP will now be able to rest easy for the next decade", Schumer said Wednesday . As fiscal conservatives castigated the spending increase as reckless, Democrats pushed for a provision to protect the roughly 800,000 young immigrants protected by the Obama ...

People Who makes final call on WH staff background checks? Not the FBI
Author: 0 Who makes final call on WH staff background checks? Not the FBI

President Donald Trump stood by Porter, even though he accepted the 40-year-old Rhodes Scholar's resignation . "I took the photos given to the media almost 15 years ago and the reality behind them is nowhere close to what is being described", Porter said in a statement .

People Trump asks Pentagon to plan military parade
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Trump was present at last year's Bastille Day celebration with French President Emmanuel Macron , and later referred to it as "one of the greatest parades" he had ever seen. "I was stunned by it, to be quite honest". He slashed the military's budget and withdrew us from the world. Trump in September mused about holding a French-style military parade in Washington during the U.S.

People Civilians Killed in Russian Airstrikes in Syria
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The call between Putin and Rouhani was also an opportunity for both leaders to highlight their common strategic goals - particularly in Syria , where Russian Federation and Iran remain the principal backers of President Bashar al-Assad's regime.

People Led coalition says it struck Syrian pro-regime forces after 'unprovoked attack'
Author: 0 Led coalition says it struck Syrian pro-regime forces after 'unprovoked attack'

Pro-government forces in Syria launched an assault on a base where US troops were operating in support of local partner units, triggering a counterattack from USA aircraft, the USA military said on Wednesday. A U.S. official told CNN that the attackers crossed the Euphrates River and were armed with artillery and other weapons. The Syrian army is supported by Iranian-backed militias and Russian forces.

People Winter Storm Watch in metro Detroit issued for Thursday night, Friday
Author: 0 Winter Storm Watch in metro Detroit issued for Thursday night, Friday

Although temperatures warm up a bit today to the 30's and 40's in central Montana, another winter storm is looming on the horizon. Saturday morning will start overcast and cold, before light snow develops late in the afternoon and continues through late evening with between 2 and 3 inches of accumulation.

People Corbyn Calls For Suffragettes to Be Pardoned One Hundred Years Later
Author: 0 Corbyn Calls For Suffragettes to Be Pardoned One Hundred Years Later

The 1918 bill was the first to give women the vote, although only to those over the age of 30 who also owned land or a home. Campaigns for women's rights, including the right to vote, started around the mid-19th century, after Mary Smith delivered the first women's suffrage petition to parliament in 1832.

People Wintry mix expected early Wednesday morning
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As of Monday night, however, weather models indicated that the Parkland will most likely receive some light snow with little to no freezing rain or sleet expected to fall. WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 AM CST WEDNESDAY . A low of 22 degrees is in Wednesday night's forecast, Thompson said.

People Polish President Will Sign Holocaust Law
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Poland's right-wing government claims the law is not meant to limit freedom to research or speak about the Holocaust . Nationalist groups that take their names from anti-Semitic organizations active before World War II had planned a protest in front of the Israeli embassy on Monday, but local officials blocked their access to the street in front of the building.

People Julian Assange just got bad news, won't be roaming free anytime soon
Author: 0 Julian Assange just got bad news, won't be roaming free anytime soon

Senior district judge Emma Arbuthnot is due to give her ruling on Tuesday, although either side can appeal against the decision. Assange only very rarely emerges on the balcony of the embassy building, citing concerns for his personal safety, but frequently takes part in media conferences and campaigns via video link.

People Sourness soars between TDP & BJP!
Author: 0 Sourness soars between TDP & BJP!

As reports circulated that the Naidu government was supposed to be working with its rival YSR Congress whose leader JM Reddy recently talked about helping or supporting the BJP if the State of Andhra Pradesh should be given a special status.

People Ryan making his 2nd test start for Ireland vs France in 6N
Author: 0 Ryan making his 2nd test start for Ireland vs France in 6N

Having returned from injury in time for the last November series, the former Cooley Kickhams GAA player is set to earn his 79th cap and 75th start against the French. "The HIA Review Processor is reviewing a number of incidents from the France v Ireland match in the senior men's championship". "One of the reasons is to find out", said Schmidt when asked if Ryan was ready for such a challenge.

People Congress wins Rajasthan by-polls; Rahul lauds state unit
Author: 0 Congress wins Rajasthan by-polls; Rahul lauds state unit

Elsewhere, Raghu Sharma os Congress won Ajmer parliamentary seat by defeating BJP's Ramswaroop Lamba by 84,414 votes. Of the 8 assembly segments in each of the Alwar and Ajmer Lok Sabha constituencies BJP legislators represent 14 - seven each.

People Modi 'morally unfit' to be PM, says Siddaramaiah
Author: 0 Modi 'morally unfit' to be PM, says Siddaramaiah

Siddaramaiah once again hit back at him in another tweet. Flanked by key ministers of his Cabinet at the press conference, Siddaramaiah charged that Modi was "supporting and facilitating corruption" while saying that the Centre was yet to appoint a Lokpal.

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