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Afghan forces end Kabul hotel siege

At the time of the attack , officials from 34 provinces had gathered for a meeting organized by the Telecommunications Ministry. Some reports, including one from Reuters , put the number killed as high as 30. I tried to come down but I was heavy and my arms were not strong enough. I served them the food and they thanked me and took their seats. They include a bomb at a Shia cultural centre last month that killed more than 40 people.

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Stay connected to The T&D after Facebook change

CEO Facebook Mark Zuckerburg recently announced big changes in the news feed which resulted in less air time for posts from publishers, businesses, and celebrities while making it more centric towards friends and family. Founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said news content would soon make up around 4% of what appeared in people's News Feeds - down from 5% before.

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NYC Among 20 Finalist Cities For Amazon's Second Headquarters

Los Angeles was the only West Coast city on the list . Orlando lacks the kind of iconic higher-education institution that many cities on the short list have, said Owen Beitsch, an adjunct professor who teaches real estate development at University of Central Florida.

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You might want to disable Instagram's Activity Status feature

Further clarification also revealed that only the people that the users have followed or previously messaged will be able to see when was the last time they were active on Instagram . This will give you the information about your friends' activities on Instagram so you cannot hide yourself by now. The feature reportedly shows the last time a user was browsing Instagram or had a private conversation open.

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Lithuania's cultmin off to World Economic Forum in Davos

While May was the first foreign leader to visit the White House a year ago, relations between the US and the United Kingdom have proved to be rocky in recent months. "This just reinforces what a mistake it was for Theresa May to rush and extend an invitation of a state visit in the first place", he said. Since a state visit for the U.S.

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Toronto man charged in deaths of two lacking males

Bruce McArthur, a 66-year-old Toronto man, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the case on Thursday and made a brief appearance in court Friday. Nothing ever came of the investigation, though last December, Toronto police warned residents to be careful while using dating sites to find partners.

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Olympic Diplomacy on the Korean Peninsula

It said the delegation will include a 230-member cheering group, a 30-member taekwondo demonstration team, journalists, athletes and officials. Among the agreements made on Wednesday, according to Korean news outlet Yonhap, were for North Korea to send a team to the Paralympics , being held in Pyeongchang from March 9 to 18.

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Supreme Court to consider challenge to Trump's latest travel ban

The Trump administration has maintained that the President has the authority to install travel bans in order to protect national security. "This will be an important day for justice and the rule of law". Trump tweaked the order after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit refused to reinstate the ban. The DOJ says without Supreme Court intervention, Alsup's decision could stay in place for more than a year.

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Bitcoin Carnage: Bitcoin falls below $10000

South Korea said on Monday that its plans to ban virtual coin exchanges had not yet been finalized, as government agencies were still in talks to decide how to regulate the market. Digital currency website Coinhills says South Korea is the third-biggest market for Bitcoin trades in the world, behind Japan and the U.S., and with over a dozen cryptocurrency exchanges.

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Belgium pledges $23m to UNRWA after United States aid cut

Mr. Nauert said that it was a move that was motivated by the United States desire to drive reforms at the agency . The letter also makes clear that additional USA donations will be contingent on major changes by UNRWA, which has been heavily criticised by Israel.

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Israel judge orders Ahed Tamimi to remain in custody until trial ends

The two soldiers Ahed Tamimi attacked wore helmets and combat gear and tried to deflect her blows, but remained largely passive during the incident, which occurred in the midst of a violent demonstration against Israeli policies in Yehudah and Shomron.

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Firefighter catches child while battling house fire

At least 12 people, including a number of children, were injured but none of them seriously. " We were catching babies like a football , literally", Captain Eric Jackson said, according to the New York Daily News . In addition to the heroic rescue of the children, firefighters also knocked down a door to save a wheelchair-bound woman. Scott Stroup catching a young girl.

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Some People want to silence me, claims Praveen Togadia

At that time, I did not pay heed. As per the reports, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad , he was taken to the Chandramani Hospital and was missing when the Rajasthan Police came to arrest him in an old case. He broke into a sweat and started feeling giddy while he was still in the auto. When we reached near (Galaxy) underpass, I felt uneasy with dizziness and profuse perspiration.

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MI meteor: How valuable are meteorites?

But as Lindsey Bever of the Washington Post reports, it was soon determined that the cause of the mysterious flash was a rare astronomical phenomenon: a meteor exploding in Earth's atmosphere with a fiery blast. ET January 17, spanning six states: Ilinois, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Missouri and Ontario in Canada . Kelly Beatty, senior editor at Sky and Telescope magazine, said meteors and meteorites are a bit like seashells.

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California parents charged with torture after 13 siblings rescued from California home

The home is in the Riverside county suburb of Perris , known for its Farmer Boys restaurant chain and - more recently - a rising trend in home foreclosures. "Through the years, I actually remember them every well", he said of the family. The family had moved from Texas to California within the last several years, according to The New York Times .

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Four officers shot in SC

Three law enforcement officers were shot over night in York County, reports TV station WSOC. More officers arrived and searched near the home. A patrol auto took him to an area hospital. . Officials identified the suspect as Christian Thomas McCall , 47. He was taken to CMC Main in Charlotte. He also was shot and taken into custody.

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Girl In Hijab Not Attacked By Scissors According To Police

An incident involving a 11-year-old girl who claimed that her hijab was cut by an individual outdoors "did not happen", according to the Toronto police, reports CTV news on Monday. "These allegations were extremely serious and not surprisingly, they received national and global attention", said police spokesman Mark Pugash, who added he hoped the false tale doesn't discourage others from coming forward to report alleged hate crimes.

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Two Palestinian teens killed in clashes with Israeli troops

After several setbacks in detecting tunnels, the Israeli army insisted Sunday that Israel possesses "the most advanced capability in the world to locate underground tunnels" and announced its intention to demolish all of the tunnels extending from the Gaza Strip into Israel by the end of the year.

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Hawaii panics after inbound missile alert goes off in error

Pacific Command and the Navy's Pacific Fleet. But for more than a half hour, while the agency struggled to retract the warning, panicked Hawaiians scrambled to find shelter. Gov. David Ige (D) said he would consult with officials to ensure future "confidence" in the emergency alert system. "There is a screen that says, 'Are you sure you want to do this?'" Mr Miyagi said, adding the employee "feels awful about it".

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South Korea's Moon calls for Japan's 'sincere apology' over comfort women

South Korean President Moon, who took office in May, and his administration, however, have said they are revisiting the process under which the accord was made under the previous government, noting that the pact does not reflect the will of the majority of South Korean people.

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Trump touts a poll that's awful for him

Voters' perception of the economy has never been higher, a new poll found. Americans by an nearly 8 to 1 margin - 79 percent - think Dreamers should be allowed to remain in the country and apply for citizenship - putting most voters at odds with GOP immigration hardliners in Congress and the Trump administration, a new Quinnipiac poll said Thursday.

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This Hawaiian Airlines Flight Took Off in 2018 and Landed in 2017

For the lucky passengers on a Hawaiian Airlines flight bound for Hawaii, a do-over came much sooner. Hawaiian Airlines flight #446 then landed in Honolulu, Hawaii at 10:16 a.m. Of course, the same thing can happen any time a flight leaves New Zealand and travels to Hawaii just after midnight (or anywhere else on the other side of the Date Line).

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Britain refuses Ecuador's request to grant Julian Assange diplomatic status

The UK did not grant that request, nor are we in talks with Ecuador on this matter. The UK's rejection of a diplomatic pass comes after Assange tweeted a cryptic picture of him dressed in the colours of Ecuador . While Swedish prosecutors dropped extradition requests related to sex crime allegations in May 2017, Assange fears that if British police detain him, United States prosecutors will immediately issue an extradition request over Wikileaks' decision to publish troves of secret ...

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'Seems unlikely' I'll need to speak with Mueller

By far the greatest amount of pressure on the White House so far is coming from the special counsel, Robert Mueller, whose team of 17 prosecutors was authorized in May to investigate "any links and/or coordination between the Russian government and individuals associated with the campaign of President Donald Trump " and related matters.

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Search for MH370 continues, to cost between RM82m to RM280m if found

The governments of Malaysia, China and Australia called off the almost three-year official search last January. He also thanked the Malaysian government for not giving up hope of finding the missing jetliner and continuously offering support as well as information regarding MH370.

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Thirteen people killed in Montecito mudslides

More than 50 people were rescued from rooftops because trees and power lines were blocking roads, including a mud-caked teenage girl who was pulled from the rubble of a collapsed home in Montecito after being trapped for hours. "Praying for the survivors and preparing for whatever may come". The courtyard of the 90-year-old Montecito Inn, built by silent movie actor Charlie Chaplin, was filled with a thick crust of debris driven by the slides.

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MI couple wanted in death of 4-year-old arrested in Georgia

Police officers who responded to the scene found the toddler with " obvious " burns on her arms and legs. She was taken to Saint Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor by ambulance. A manhunt is underway for a MI couple accused of killing and torturing a young child. "She didn't have to pass the way she did but I hope we get justice for her really soon", Kyle Barrett , Gabby's father, told WJBK.

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Teacher handcuffed after speaking about pay

After Hargrave posed several questions, board president Anthony Fontana ruled Hargrave out of order, warning her that the public comment section was not for a question-and-answer session. It was not immediately clear if board members asked the city marshal to handcuff Hargrave, according to the report . "What happened here tonight - the way that females are treated in Vermilion Parish - I have never seen a man removed from this room", she said as people in attendance called the incident ...

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Paul Ryan says bipartisan talks are ongoing to address DACA

Trump, under pressure from some conservatives, repeated his demand that any DACA deal with Democrats must include ending "chain migration", which could jeopardize the parents of Dreamers who are still in the United States illegally, and a visa lottery program.

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Billionaire Democrat, Tom Steyer to oust Trump, Republicans

At 60, Steyer is worth an estimated $1.6 billion, according to Forbes. "What we are going to try to do is.enable the voice of the American people to demand action from their representatives as opposed to making it some kind of litmus test", Steyer said .

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Senior Egyptian Intelligence Officer Asks TV Hosts to Accept US Jerusalem Announcement

At the time , White House aides insisted the move had nothing to do with uproar in the region over the Trump administration's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The vice president was slapped with several meeting cancelations by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, the Coptic Orthodox Pope well as al-Azhar, the Egypt's highest Islamic body.

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Firefighters respond to blaze at Trump Tower

Eric Trump, the son of President Donald trump tweeted about the incident around 8:30 a.m. Monday and said it was a small fire. The 58-storey skyscraper serves as the headquarters for The Trump Organization. "No smoke condition or fire was on the inside", Manhattan Borough Commander Assistant Chief Roger Sakowich said on Twitter. About 84 firefighters attended the scene initially.

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Unhappy Farmers Dump Potatoes Outside CM Adityanath's Residence, Police To Take Action

Chief minister Siddaramaiah took to twitter to slam Adityanath. Drawing a parallel between Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka , Yogi hinted that the issue of Hanuman Jayanthi which had become controversial a few months ago after the Congress government banned a procession in Hunsur in Mysuru, may play a dominant role during the Assembly elections here.

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Trump postpones his 'fake news' awards

The President's announcement comes as his administration is dealing with significant allegations from journalist Michael Wolff's book Fire and Fury, detailing Mr Trump's first year in the White House. Noah's entry shows the host with a series of quotes including "Isn't " The Daily Show " a fake news show?" from news program Fox & Friends, which appeared on the show's Twitter feed as well as a full-page ad in The New York Times on Friday.

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KMart closing in Rutland in early April

But, they're also closing a store in Urbandale, Iowa. Sears Canada filed for bankruptcy previous year, and is in the process of shuttering its business entirely. The closures were announced last November. There are Sears locations remaining open at Castleton Square Mall and in Greenwood. The St. Clair Shores store listed 127 associates when it announced the layoffs.

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Jammu and Kashmir: Four policemen killed in IED blast at Sopore

In a statement issued to news agency GNS, Jaish-e-Mohammad spokesperson claimed, "The Shaheed Afzal Guru squad carried out the attack". Security forces have sealed off the area and massive hunt has been launched to nab the terrorists responsible for the incident.

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President Trump Signs Order Disbanding Voter Fraud Commission

Jon Husted has said voter fraud does exist in OH, but it's rare. Controversy surrounding the commission only amplified in the subsequent months when one of the panel's Democrat members filed a lawsuit alleging Democrats had been excluded from the proceedings and was not allowed to see the information the conservative members were examining.

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Assam's first draft of NRC identifies 1.9 crore as Indian citizens

The rest of the names are under various stages of verification. "If any problems arise, we will address the issue with New Delhi ", Obaidul said during a press conference in the secretariat marking new year's eve. Not only should the remaining part of the exercise be fast-tracked but they (officials) also need to be extra vigilant, ” he said. If your name is included in the NRC draft, you will receive an SMS automatically.

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Six days of Iran protests: 20 dead, 450 arrested

Reports later said that one police officer was killed and three others were injured in the Najaf Abad city in the province of Isfahan, while conflicting information emerged concerning the number of victims that fell among the ranks of protestors.

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Teenager murders family members on New Year's Eve

Police say the teen, armed with a semi-automatic rifle, killed his parents, Steven and Linda Kologi; 18-year-sister Britanny Kologi; and Mary Schultz , a 70-year-old family friend who lived with them in Long Branch, NJ.com reports. The 16-year-old was arrested without incident and the Century Arms semiautomatic rifle - which was legally registered to a resident in the home - was seized, Gramiccioni said.