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Tillerson arrives in Turkey

The PKK has led a three-decade long insurgency in southeast Turkey and is considered a "terrorist group" by the US. But Washington regards them as a key force in the fight against Daesh. pressure. "We are expecting a better cooperation", said Mr Cavusoglu. Gulen has denied involvement. Brett McGurk, who is responsible for U.S. military cooperation with the Syrian Kurdish militias fighting ISIS, is accompanying Tillerson on the trip. Read More »

Mexican state prosecutor held on drug charges in NYC case

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The attorney general for the Mexican state of Nayarit was arrested in San Diego Monday on a NY arrest warrant accusing him of drug trafficking. U.S. Veytia allegedly smuggled the drugs between January 2013 and February 2017. The governor of Nayarit, Roberto Sandoval, said the state government would cooperate with the investigation in Mexico and the United States and said he did not know details of the accusations against Veytia. Read More »

Ford hires 400 for Canadian connected vehicle research

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The funding is also aimed at helping Ford establish an advanced manufacturing program that will transform the company's power-train facility in Windsor. In December, BlackBerry QNX announced the opening of an autonomous drive research facility in Ottawa, a move that will lead to the company more than doubling its staff in the coming years at its Kanata offices. Read More »

Family of Utah man killed in London attack thanks well-wishers

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President Donald Trump has paid tribute to the third victim of the Westminster terror attack, U.S. citizen Kurt Cochran. Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu of the Metropolitan Police said Westminster attacker Khalid Masood clearly had "an interest in jihad", but police have no indication he discussed his attack plans with others. Read More »

Lionel Messi banned for four worldwide matches

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First assistant, Emerson Augusto do Carvalho, said that Messi, who was close to him, complained about a foul signalled against Argentina, and said something he could not make out but believes it was an insult. But after the latest defeat to Bolivia, they could drop to fifth - outside the automatic qualifying positions - if Colombia and Chile win later Tuesday. Read More »

Decision to appoint Raheel Sharif is an administrative decision: Asif Khawaja

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PML-N's Talal Chaudhary stated that no decision would be taken without the parliament's consent. "Although the suspicion is valid, but the alliance sole goal is to fight terrorism and has nothing to do with undermining any sect, despite what it may seem", said a member of parliament from the ruling Nawaz government on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak on this matter. Read More »

Spirited Australia must continue to improve, says board

Water was quickly thrown on those reports, however, dampening any initial hope of the two nations renewing their cricketing rivalry any time soon. India last played a Test series against Pakistan in 2007-08, while the teams played an ODI series in the 2012-13 season. Read More »

30-pound turkey impales windshield of family leaving Notre Dame campus

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The SUV was westbound on USA 20, just north of LaPorte, Indiana, and nearing Wilhelm Road when several wild turkeys flew past, according to police. The family members suffered minor cuts from the broken glass. They had just left University of Notre Dame for a college visit. The family was not hurt, but the turkey was killed. Etchison said motor vehicles colliding into wild turkeys happens occasionally, but how this one ended was quite unusual. Read More »

New Providence church to host Easter egg hunt April 8

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History Museum Egg Hunt: Kids 13 and under will have fun searching for eggs in the sculpture garden at the History Museum of Sonoma County in Santa Rosa. Children can meet and have their photo taken with the Easter Bunny, play games for prizes, have their face painted, enjoy a book walk, cupcake decorating and a craft and share a continental breakfast with their family. Read More »

Spiders Eat as Much Meat as Humans

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In other words, we can say that spiders could eat all of us and still remain hungry. There are lots of spiders out there - about 25 million tons, if you were to put them on a scale. Probably pretty close. Studies have shown that there are about 131 spiders per square meter. In light of this biologists Martin Nyffeler and Klaus Birkhofer made a decision to work out how much all spiders eat in a year, publishing their findings in the Science of Nature journal , according to The ... Read More »

Israel didn't comply with UN call to stop settlements

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The Israelis "made clear that Israel's intent going forward is to adopt a policy regarding settlement activity that takes these concerns into consideration", the statement read. "It's important to prepare a resumption of the peace process so that there is a well-defined outcome". Trump publicly endorsed a hiatus on settlement building during Netanyahu's visit to the White House last month. Read More »

EU summons Turkish delegate over Erdogan comments

The announcement from the Union of European Turkish Democrats highlighted the spiralling tensions between the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, ahead of a referendum on constitutional changes to boost the powers of Turkey's president. Read More »

NCP seeks ministerial berth for Thomas Chandy

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The government has ordered for a judicial probe on the allegations against Saseendran. However I am resigning to uphold morality in politics which our party and political front have always tried to uphold. Saseendran (NCP), 72, is the second minister to quit after Industries Minister E.P. Jayarajan, who resigned over charges of nepotism triggered by appointment of his two close relatives to top posts in the state PSUs. Read More »

Big hail, damaging winds in forecast for Texas, Oklahoma

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Tuesday will be another severe weather day in Oklahoma. The Storm Prediction Center upgraded the thunderstorm outlook, which includes a moderate risk for southwestern Oklahoma and northwestern Texas. While some of the storms may be on the strong side, they should be in a weakening mode as the make their way into our part of the state. We will continue to with some thunderstorm potential early next week. Read More »

North Korea conducted another rocket engine test this weekend, U.S. officials say

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North Korea carried out two nuclear tests a year ago. Leader Kim Jong Un also claimed to have successfully tested a powerful new rocket engine on March 18, hailing it as "a great event of historic significance". They said, however, that the evidence is not definitive and the vehicles may be there for other purposes as well. The reclusive state has conducted five nuclear tests and a series of missile launches in defiance of United Nations resolutions. Read More »

Wisconsin rampage began with domestic dispute

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They said there was no remaining threat to the public. Citing an ongoing investigation, police released few other details of the shootings on Wednesday, including why the attorney was targeted and where the man's wife was. According to the Department of Justice, Law enforcement received a report of an active shooter in Rothschild. Elaborating on the victims of the shooting, police said Weiland was a police officer for 18 years and spent the last 15 years with the Everest Metro Police ... Read More »

Man who drove suspicious car near White House is detained

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It was the second scare at the presidential residence on Saturday after a person jumped over a bike rack in a buffer zone in front of the White House at 12:40 p.m. Criminal charges are pending, it said. White House security was immediately upgraded, and the suspect vehicle was searched by a bomb squad technician and a robot. Read More »

U.S. sees 'activity' at N. Korea nuke sites

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North Korea tested another missile on Wednesday. North Korea's failed launch Wednesday local time was unlikely to have involved an intercontinental ballistic missile, according to the U.S. North Korea may also be preparing additional missile testing. While the missiles themselves weren't new, the tactic was, analysts said. North Korea, South Korea, and the United States have technically not made a truly lasting peace agreement since hostilities ceased in the early 1950s. Read More »

Injured When Hong Kong Escalator Suddenly Reverses At High Speed

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People fell to the base of the escalator and others can be heard screaming while clinging to the railings. The paper reported Monday that two technicians had been arrested for allegedly tampering with the escalator after the incident, possibly hampering efforts to determine the cause. Read More »

Trump Clean Power Plan: Executive Order Will Dismantle Program

In rescinding these regulations, Trump would be carrying through on promises he made during the campaign to ease regulations on coal. The plan is being challenged in the US Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. Donald Trump has previously said he is considering withdrawing the United States from the Paris Agreement because, in his opinion, "nobody really knows" if climate change is real. Read More »

South Korea's ousted president questioned by prosecutors

She is accused of 13 charges including power abuse by allowing her friend Choi Soon-sil without any public title access to classified information as well as a wide range of state affairs and receiving bribes from corporate heads including Samsung Group de facto leader Jay Y. Read More »

United Nations to kick off talks on global nuclear weapons ban

Today, negotiations on a treaty to ban nuclear weapons in worldwide law began in NY. Ambassador Matthew Rycroft of Great Britain said his country stayed away form the talks "because we do not believe that those negotiations will lead to effective progress on global nuclear disarmament". Read More »

Russian opposition leader jailed over anti-graft protests

The United States and the European Union both issued statements calling on Russian Federation to free detained protesters, but Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday such calls were wide of the mark. The fact that citizens can be arrested in Russian Federation because the government claims that the protest are unauthorized is a scary reality for some people. Read More »

OH dad accused of abducting baby may be headed toward Michiana

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Officers found Ms. Mangas and Winston in the driveway of their residence in the 2500 block of Broadway Street. WBNS-10TV reports 10-month-old Winston Ramey was taken by his father from Delta at 5:09 a.m. James Christopher Ramey was reportedly involved in a shooting in Delta and fled the scene. Ramey passed out on the bed, police said. The protective order follows Ramey' arrest last month for aggravated menacing - allegedly for threatening Amanda with a knife. Read More »

England vs Lithuania Live Streaming, Playing 11

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You want players to make good decisions. It was Alli of whom plenty were talking after the match, though, as he starred in an advanced position for the visitors. But although England struggled to kill this game off, they at least showed some invention albeit with a slight lack of quality at crucial times . Read More »

Sewol ferry raised from sea three years after school trip disaster

After the ferry safely leaves the accident site, the ministry said divers will search carefully for any remains left in the water and on the sea floor. They also hoped that the wreckage would reveal more clues as to what caused the ferry to sink. "We were so happy to see the Sewol finally coming out of the water, but the sight of the ferry broke us", said Lee Keum-hee, mother of Cho Eun-hwa, a student and passenger of Sewol whose body is still missing. Read More »

US Authorizes Construction of Pipeline Keystone XL

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Since Obama had nixed the pipeline based on an environmental assessment commissioned by the State Department in early 2014, opponents will likely argue in court that Trump can not reverse the decision without conducting a new assessment. Polls also show declining public support for the pipelines such as Keystone and Dakota Access. And both of whom have collaborated to win the approval of two other tar sands pipeline projects in the past few months: "Enbridge's Line 3 and Kinder Morgan's ... Read More »

London attack: American Kurt Cochran, from Utah, killed

It said the scarf will stay there until the team's next game on April 4. Spaniard Aysha Frade, 43, was also killed after being hit by Masood's hired 4×4 as she went to collect her kids from school. Cochran's wife was injured in the attack. Kurt Cochran , 54, died from injuries and Melissa sustained serious injuries and was taken to the hospital where she remains in recovery. Read More »

Egypt's Hosni Mubarak released after six years

Earlier this month, the Appeals Court gave its final verdict and acquitted Mubarak over charges of taking part in killing protesters during the 2011 revolution that toppled him. Yet, on the eve of his release, an Egyptian court, on Thursday, ordered fresh corruption probes against the former President. He was originally sentenced to life in prison in 2012 for ordering the murder of 239 demonstrators during the 18-day revolt. Read More »

Merkel concerned Israeli settlements undermine two-state solution

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According to the report , Greenblatt said that the USA would accept Israeli construction in Jewish neighbourhoods in eastern Jerusalem and construction in agreed-upon settlement blocs, but with an annual quota. Dan Shapiro, the U.S. ambassador to Israel from August 2011 to January 2017, told Reuters in an interview published Thursday that so far, Trump's "approach on the Israeli-Palestinian issue has been more cautious and more responsible than nearly anything else". Read More »

Familiar Foes Baylor, South Carolina Provide Intriguing Sweet 16 Matchup

He anxious about getting up in the morning and making a difference. "Those kids needed the kind of guidance, the kind of helping hand, that I'd had", Martin said. "We were always winners in high school". "Ultimately our teams are different". The Gamecocks arrived in New York City Wednesday ahead of their Sweet 16 match-up against Baylor on Friday. Read More »

Florida governor replaces anti-death penalty prosecutor

Days after Gov. Rick Scott signed a law effectively putting the state's death penalty back on track, a newly elected Central Florida prosecutor stunned legislators Thursday by announcing she will not pursue death sentences for any capital cases during her time in office. Read More »

Brazilian Beef Banned by Several Countries After Reports of Rotten Meat Imports

Food inspectors and officials are accused of accepting bribes in exchange for overlooking unsanitary factory conditions and potentially contaminated meat . Brazil exports meat to more than 150 countries, with 2016 sales of beef and poultry reaching more than $10 billion. Brazil's government has suspended exports from 21 meat-processing units; and no permits for the importation of processed meat products from Brazil, including corned beef and other beef products. Read More »

French minister paid his teenagers €55000 for parliamentary work

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French Interior Minister Bruno Le Roux resigned on Tuesday, hours after prosecutors opened a preliminary investigation into reports he had employed his then-teenage daughters as parliamentary aides on multiple occasions. That scandal, known as "Penelope-gate" after the first name of his wife, has sent Fillon's public ratings tumbling and made him an also-ran in a race in which he was once the front-runner. Read More »

Meals on Wheels donations surge after funding cuts proposed

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That's because the contours of the Community Development Block Grant, which partially funds meals on wheels and has been slated for defunding by Trump, were designed by conservatives. Meals on Wheels is more than just food-it's a life line for people like Gipple. "I hope that we don't ever have to break them that news", said Fiore, who added that, for now, he and his staff are unsure of what to expect. Read More »

Martin McGuinness: the armalite to the ballot box

Martin McGuinness has died at the age of 66. A video of Premier's interview, which also includes an interview with DUP leader and Christian Arlene Foster, is below. The former IRA leader died early on Tuesday morning at Altnagelvin Hospital in Derry after battling a rare heart disease. "Throughout his life Martin showed great determination, dignity and humility and it was no different during his illness". Read More »

Syrian Army Repels Ex-Nusra Front Attacks in Eastern Damascus

Under pressure from fellow insurgents and escalating airstrikes by the US-led coalition, Syria's al-Qaida branch is stepping up violence against President Bashar Assad's strongholds with precise, high-profile attacks, including a surprising breach of the capital in the most serious infiltration in years. Read More »

Tillerson reportedly to skip North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting, visit with Russian Federation in April

NATO's mutual defense clause - the cornerstone of the 60-year-old alliance - calls for a response by all members of the pact in the event of an attack on one member country. Tillerson will meet foreign ministers from 26 of the 27 other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries, except Croatia, on Wednesday at a meeting of the coalition working to defeat Islamic State, a state department spokesperson said. Read More »

Greek police confiscate 8 packages with explosives

The mechanism of the explosive device is identical with the one contained in the parcel sent to German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble. The eight parcel bombs , falsely labelled as being sent by academic institutions, were found and defused on Monday. Read More »

Security Footage: Attacker Grabs Soldier At Airport

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Belgacem reportedly went to the same bar that he had gone to on March 17, fired more shots, stole a vehicle and went to the airport where his life ended when two soldiers shot him during the hostage situation. "He never prayed, and he drank". The AFP News Agency quoted judicial sources on Sunday as saying that an autopsy showed that Belgacem had nearly twice the legal blood alcohol limit for driving and had also taken cannabis and cocaine. Read More »

Pope Francis asks forgiveness for Church's 'sins and failings' during Rwandan genocide

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During the 100-day genocide, more than 800,000 ethnic Tutsis and moderate Hutus were killed by Hutu extremists. Wenceslas Munyeshyaka, a Roman Catholic priest, has continued his pastoral duties in France for more than two decades despite an indictment against him by an global tribunal after he was implicated in killings in Kigali, mainly at St Famille Church, where he was the vicar. Read More »

Conservative Political Commentator Tomi Lahren Suspended Over Pro-Choice Comments

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I can sit here and say that as a Republican, and I can say, 'You know what? According to The Washington Post , Lahren's remarks led to anti-abortion advocates to criticise her across social media sites. Some conservatives speculate her "evolution" has more to do with her contract expiring than an actual change in beliefs. "I am a constitutional. someone that loves the Constitution". Read More »

Families of 9/11 victims file suit against Saudi Arabia

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The lawsuit also claims a Saudi official stayed in the same hotel as several hijackers the night before the attack, and allegedly provides evidence the Saudi embassy in Germany supported lead hijacker Mohammad Atta. The law allows USA private citizens to sue a foreign government for involvement in terrorism. The Senate ultimately overrode Obama's veto last September in an overwhelming 97-1 vote. Read More »

Death toll rises as ISIS uses Mosul residents as shields

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They have since taken control of several districts including parts of the densely-populated Old City. "We preferred to start the operations from the Western side of Mosul and then enter the Tal Afar battleground so that the ISIS supply routes will be blocked", he said. Read More »

The World's 5 Happiest Countries Do Not Have A National Minimum Wage

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The question (included below) asks respondents to rate their lives on a scale of zero to 10 across six factors: life expectancy, generosity, social support, freedom, corruption and GDP. The top countries were Western, developed countries - with Australia placing ninth. The Scandinavian nation, which was ranked fourth in last year's report, jumped to the top this year on the basis of several key calculations, including levels of caring, freedom to make life decisions, generosity, good ... Read More »

House panel gets DoJ information about Trump's wiretap claim

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This week, the top four lawmakers in Congress dealing with intelligence issues, Republicans and Democrats, all said that they have been given no evidence to support Trump's allegations. On Wednesday, House of Representatives intelligence committee chairman Devin Nunes, a Republican, and top Democrat Adam Schiff said they had seen no evidence Trump Tower was tapped and they would ask Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey about the issue during a public hearing on Monday. Read More »