• Tour bus flips over on Taiwan highway, killing 32 people

    According to the latest figures from the local fire department, forty-four people were in the bus. Numerous victims were elderly tourists, reportedly returning from a trip to see cherry blossoms. A crane was also brought in to try and lift the bus. A total of 44 people reportedly were on board the bus, and all are believed to be Taiwanese.

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  • Kailash Satyarthi's Nobel Peace Prize theft: Replica recovered, 3 arrested

    Kailash Satyarthi's Nobel Peace Prize theft: Replica recovered, 3 arrested

    The three accused were identified as Rajan, Sunil and Vinod from whose possession the Nobel replica and the citation, besides jewellery were recovered, said official sources. He had said that the original Nobel Prize was kept in the Rashtrapati Bhavan for display, while the citation and the replica of the Nobel Prize was kept at his residence.

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  • Dep. PM ties al-Bab success to Euphrates Shield - Anadolu Agency

    Turkey has repeatedly said it wants to be part of the US -led operation to retake Raqqa, but does not want the YPG, which has been backed by Washington, to be involved. British Secretary of Defence, Michael Fallon, said on Saturday, the Islamic State's (IS) de facto capital city of Raqqa in Syria, should be isolated by Syrian Democratic Forces "by the spring".

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  • Wyoming trooper's cruiser crushed by wind-blown semi

    The dashcam footage, recorded from the front of a Wyoming Highway Patrol vehicle, showed the moment the police auto was crushed on Insterstate 80 on Tuesday. Hopefully this video illustrates why. The highway patrol released the video in hopes that people get the message: heed high-wind advisories. Since being uploaded by police to deter drivers from ignoring future bans, the video has been shared more than 93,000 times.

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  • Mark Warburton resigns as Rangers manager

    After Lockwood's proposal that Warburton, Weir and McParland should remain at Ibrox, the Rangers board met and agreed that since their resignations had already been accepted, there should be no change in the club's position. So how will Warburton's time in Glasgow be remembered? They sit third on the Scottish Premiership ladder after 24 matches, a huge 27 points behind leaders and arch rivals Celtic.

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  • Children among 12 killed in Bali landslides

    Children among 12 killed in Bali landslides

    The victims included a seven-year-old girl and a one-year-old boy, whose mother was also killed. As of Friday, the count of people injured in the landslide is at four, said Bangli BPBD director I Wayan Darmawan. Indonesia is frequently hit by landslide and flood during heavy rains. The agency said two people in Songan village were hospitalized with severe injuries, two others suffered minor injuries, and five homes were buried.

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  • Blogger forced to pay 'substantial sum' to Melania Trump in defamation lawsuit

    Trump had a "unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity" to launch numerous product lines, including jewelry, apparel, shoes and cosmetics at a time when she is "one of the most photographed women in the world", according to the new lawsuit. "I acknowledge that these false statements were very harmful and hurtful to Mrs. Trump and her family, and therefore I sincerely apologize to Mrs.

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  • Somalia presidential vote goes into 2nd round

    Somalia presidential vote goes into 2nd round

    Protected from Islamist attack inside the heavily fortified airport compound, lawmakers voted on Wednesday to elect the former USA state worker, beating incumbent Hassan Sheikh Mohamud whose government repeatedly faced corruption scandals.

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  • Hideki Matsuyama retains Phoenix Open after play-off victory

    Once in the playoff, Simpson had a putt to win each of the first three holes, not coming close on his first two on 18 before leaving his putt on the 10th an inch short. His putt headed for the center of the cup, but was one roll short. "I feel like two weeks ago I was pretty lost", said Simpson, cheered on during the playoff by Bubba Watson, who has a house in the area and returned to the course to watch despite having missed the cut.

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  • Afghanistan civilian casualties reaches record high

    Afghanistan civilian casualties reaches record high

    The number of civilians killed in Afghanistan rose to record-setting levels in 2016 - including a 25 percent surge in child victims - the United Nations said Monday. The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA ) said that it had recorded 11,418 conflict related civilian casualties of which 3,498 were fatalities.

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  • Arrest Was Made in the Murder Case of Karina Vetrano

    Arrest Was Made in the Murder Case of Karina Vetrano

    Administrators of Martin De Porres High School, where Lewis was a student, once called police and reported that he had said he hated women and threatened to use a knife against them, a source said. Police officials declared that the man taken into custody had no history of criminal activity and that his neighbors described him as being a quiet young man.

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  • French police launch raids after attack outside Louvre in Paris

    An Egyptian interior ministry official confirmed the suspect's identity yesterday but said an initial investigation found no record of political activism, criminal activity or membership of any militant groups at home. President Donald Trump responded to the event, saying that the U.S better "get smart". The reopening of the Louvre comes as it has been reported that the assailant posted pro-Islamic State (Isis) tweets before the attack.

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  • UK Gov't to Publish Great Repeal Bill White Paper - Brexit Secretary

    In what was politicians' first chance to vote on the Brexit legislation, the House of Commons supported it despite opposition from the SNP, Liberal Democrats, 47 Labor rebels and one Tory MP, Ken Clarke. On Thursday David Davis, the Brexit secretary, refused to rule out a vote on leaving the EEA when he was asked about it in the Commons by Labour MP Heidi Alexander.

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  • Senate confirms Tillerson as top United States diplomat

    Senate confirms Tillerson as top United States diplomat

    Mr Tillerson's ties to Russian Federation and his stand on sanctioning Moscow have also been contentious, but Republicans had the numbers to push the nomination through and got help from several Democrats who crossed party lines. White House press secretary Sean Spicer recently suggested that any official who isn't on board with Trump's actions might have to leave their post. He explained it this way today.

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  • Mattis heads to South Korea, Japan to reassure allies

    China fears that the planned deployment may be an attempt by the U.S.to extend its military network towards the South China Sea, a highly contested part of the region. Mattis will visit South Korea and Japan during his first trip as head of the Defense Department. Washington and Seoul maintain THAAD is strictly to protect against North Korea.

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  • RI Senators To Vote Against Trump's AG Pick

    RI Senators To Vote Against Trump's AG Pick

    Sessions' nomination was initially slated for a Senate Judiciary Committee vote Tuesday. In response to Trump's executive order that halts the United States refugee program and bans those from seven Muslim-majority nations from entering the U.S.

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  • Miffed with Akhilesh, 'chacha' Shivpal Yadav to form his new party

    Miffed with Akhilesh, 'chacha' Shivpal Yadav to form his new party

    He lamented that due to the tie-up, the SP leaders who had been looking forward to contesting the elections had been left in the lurch, which had demoralised the party workers and cadres. Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, during their maiden outing on January 29 linked the alliance to the "Ganga-Yamuna milan" while Akhilesh said that they were "two wheels of the cycle".

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  • Rodrigo Duterte Just Put the Philippines' Drug War on Hold

    Rodrigo Duterte Just Put the Philippines' Drug War on Hold

    Although estimates vary, over 7,000 people are thought to have died in drug war-related incidents since the campaign began in July previous year. The President assured that the police scalawags and criminals will not be able to operate under his strong campaign against illegal drugs.

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  • Israel to vote on legalising wildcat outposts

    He added , "No one can deny that Jerusalem is holy to three religions today, including Judaism". This same principle has guided US policy toward Jerusalem for at least the past 70 years, and even predates the existence of Israel. Those advocating for moving the embassy assert that it would have only minimal security or diplomatic fallout. "Israel doesn't have any other capital than Jerusalem ", he said .

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