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Issa made the comments to talk show host Bill Maher on HBO. When asked if he'd let it slide in Trump's administration, Issa said again, just as quickly: "No". Then, Issa doubles down on his statement with a critical take on Russian Federation. "There may or may not be fault but the American people who are beginning to understands that Putin murders his enemies, sometimes right in front of the Kremlin...he's murdered people and taken down using cyber warfare in Georgia and Ukraine.
  • Suspected Assassin Murdered Kim Jong-Un's Brother For $90

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    Jong-nam was at the KL International Airport 2 (klia2) at 8am on February 13 to board a flight to Macau an hour later when two women suddenly appeared before him and wiped his face with the palms of their hands which contained a poisonous liquid.
  • The White House Correspondents Dinner Is Basically Canceled. Trump Won't Be There

    The White House Correspondents Dinner Is Basically Canceled. Trump Won't Be There

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    President Trump appears to be breaking tradition in his announcement, as the White House Correspondents' dinner takes place at the home of the President, and it is customary that the person in that position attends with their families. Trump said, adding that he's "not against" the media or the press and that he doesn't mind bad stories about him. In 2011, he was the target of a series of barbs from President Barack Obama and comedian Seth Meyers, who was that year's featured entertainment.
  • As DAPL camp cleared, protesters plot resistance to other pipelines

    As DAPL camp cleared, protesters plot resistance to other pipelines

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    The Sioux have said they intend to fight the issue in court, through a lawsuit filed by nonprofit environmental law organization Earthjustice. The protest garnered support from Hollywood celebrities and US military veterans, with thousands traveling to the camp previous year to protest the pipeline being built by Energy Transfer Partners LP.
  • Floyd Mayweather wants to make Conor McGregor fight happen

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    In reality, though, there are many hurdles to getting it done. That's the unusual thing about all of this. On Friday night, Mayweather will be ringside as his company, Mayweather Promotions, puts on a "ShoBox: The New Generation" tripleheader on Showtime (10 ET/PT) at the Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, California.
  • American Birkebeiner ski race canceled

    American Birkebeiner ski race canceled

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    The accompanying races, Kortelopet and Prince Haakon, are also canceled. Organizers of the 44th cross-country ski race from Cable to Hayward on Saturday have already made changes to the race route this year because of warm weather. But even that wasn't enough. "Birkie skiers are passionate about the overall experience", he said. "We know that the Birkie is so much more than a race to so many".
  • Kansas shooting: injured man says suspect asked victims about visas

    Kansas shooting: injured man says suspect asked victims about visas

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    Condemning the shooting, the US embassy in New Delhi said in a statement that "the United States is a nation of immigrants and welcomes people from across the word to visit, work, study and live". "Speaking from his hospital bed, he said: "(I) thought I heard nine shots. Swaraj spoke to the father and brother of Kuchibhotla and conveyed her condolences to the bereaved family.
  • UN vote on Syria sanctions sought; Russia vows veto

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    The U.S., United Kingdom and France will propose a resolution that bans the sale of helicopters to Syria and places sanctions on 11 Syrians and 10 entities linked to chemical attacks in the six-year civil war. "If the Security Council is not able to unite on such a literally vital question of proliferation and use of weapons of mass destruction against civilian populations, then what?" Delattre said the council must act quickly to punish those behind chemical attacks, adding: "On the scale ...
  • Al-Bab completely captured from Islamic State, says Turkey

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    Dozens have been injured in the carbombing, by a vehicle packed with explosives, the Britain-based the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says. So-called Islamic State have reportedly claimed responsibility for the attack. The town was IS' last major stronghold in northwest Syria. Turkey's military issued a statement saying al-Bab was under its control. According to Ankara, its military now controls a swath of territory 1,925 square kilometers in size, and numbering 230 districts.
  • Berkshire Hathaway gains $1.6 bln from its huge bite of Apple

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    Operating earnings, which exclude some investment results, were $2,665 a share, compared with the average $2,717 estimate of three analysts surveyed by Bloomberg. "Our expectation is that investment gains will continue to be substantial - though totally random as to timing - and that these will supply significant funds for business purchases", Buffett wrote in the letter .
  • Body Of Russian UN Ambassador Returned To Moscow

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    Moscow has not yet given a date for Churkin's funeral. Churkin died "suddenly in NY on February 20, a day ahead of his 65th birthday", according to a statement issued by the Russian foreign ministry. "He was a bright diplomat, a bright man. He is an outstanding example of a diplomat", Liu said. CIS member states' ambassadors to the USA and representatives of the United Nations secretariat were the first to sign the book.
  • Three cops suspended after ABVP-AISA clash in Ramjas college

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    While Khalid was among the students charged with sedition in connection with an event at JNU a year ago where anti-national slogans were allegedly raised, Shehla was instrumental in the movement against the students' arrest. They allege that ABVP and saffron organizations have let loose "reign of terror" in the campus with both Warden and Principal acting as mute spectators.
  • Ehrenreich begins shooting new Han Solo movie in London

    Ehrenreich begins shooting new Han Solo movie in London

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    It will also include Solo's good friend - seen in later Star Wars films - Lando Calrissian , according to a press release. India has had a longstanding love for the franchise and Star Movies has been celebrating this love with a feature of the film throughout its schedule with STAR WARS: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK on Feb 22nd at 2pm and 3:30pm on Feb 26th on Star movies.
  • PM leaves for Turkey landmark visit today

    PM leaves for Turkey landmark visit today

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    Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has praised Pakistan for its efforts in cracking down on a global network linked to US-based cult leader Fethullah Gulen. Turning to internal situation, Nawaz Sharif said that there is a marked difference in load shedding between 2013 and 2017. The prime minister said feasibility work was underway on Peshawar-Kabul motorway while more then 60 percent development work has been completed on Peshawar-Jalalabad Highway.
  • Iraqi forces storm Mosul airport, military base

    Iraqi forces storm Mosul airport, military base

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    Iraqi forces advance on February 23, 2017 towards Mosul airport on the southern edge of the city of Mosul prior to entering the airport compound for the first time since the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group overran the region in 2014. There are now 450 conventional soldiers and a classified number of special operators embedded with elite Iraqi forces around Mosul, calling in airstrikes, training troops, and helping with battle tactics.
  • Why Did Yahoo! Lose about $300 Million in Its Verizon Deal?

    Why Did Yahoo! Lose about $300 Million in Its Verizon Deal?

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    Verizon initially agreed to buy Yahoo's operating business in July 2016 for $4.83 billion. While in the wake of the announcement of the deal, Yahoo revealed that the company had suffered from 2 massive data breaches. "We have always believed this acquisition makes strategic sense", said Verizon executive vice president Marni Walden. Under the new terms of the agreement, Yahoo will pay for half of any cash liabilities invoked due to non-Securities and Exchange Commission investigations and ...
  • Jayalalithaa's Niece Deepa Jayakumar launches New Front 'MGR Amma Deepa Peravai'

    Jayalalithaa's Niece Deepa Jayakumar launches New Front 'MGR Amma Deepa Peravai'

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    However, she refused to call the platform a new party and said it is a federation where she urges youth for support. As the daughter of Ms Jayalalithaa's brother, Ms Jayakumar says she is family and so has the strongest claim. It is Jayalalithaa's 69th birth anniversary on Friday and the party has planned to celebrate by paying rich tributes, by organising feasts and distributing welfare aid to the poor, besides keeping her portraits decked with flowers for the public to pay homage.
  • Cancel Palanisamy trust vote, MK Stalin urges President Pranab Mukherjee

    Cancel Palanisamy trust vote, MK Stalin urges President Pranab Mukherjee

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    The DMK, after realising their mistakes, like creating a ruckus in the house, had moved Court to bury its "misdeeds", he said. The party also announced its decision to move a no confidence motion against assembly Speaker P Dhanapal. Panneerselvam's faction of the AIADMK demanded a secret ballot. NL Rajah, appearing on behalf of the Advocates Forum For Social Justice, which also wanted the trust vote to be declared null and void, contended that all the MLAs of AIADMK, who were kept in a resort ...
  • GBI has new leads in case of teacher, beauty queen, missing 11+

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    Grinstead was a local beauty contest victor who taught at Irwin County High School. Tara Grinstead was last seen the night of October 22, 2005 when she attended a beauty pageant and barbecue in Fitzgerald, Georgia. Grinstead's body was never found, and her case inspired a podcast called " Up and Vanished " that debuted in 2016. "And she would never, ever not come to school without notifying somebody", Wendy McFarland, who also taught at Grinstead's school told WALB in 2015.
  • Storm Doris sweeps in with snow, rain and strong winds

    Storm Doris sweeps in with snow, rain and strong winds

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    Storm Doris will bring damaging winds with some significant disruption likely to central parts of the United Kingdom on Thursday. Heading into Thursday evening, as Storm Doris began to move out into the North Sea, Met Office meteorologist Emma Sharples said the winds would begin to decrease.
  • Siberian tigers bring down and play with drone

    Siberian tigers bring down and play with drone

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    The drone began to smoke, which caused the tigers to move back. The group proceeded to tear the drone apart, with one literally chewing on the gadget as if it was a bird of prey. One too low flight plan aside, this seems like a pretty foolproof weight-loss method, and the tigers seem to enjoy chasing the drone around the sanctuary.
  • The Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX) Announces Earnings Results

    The Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX) Announces Earnings Results

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    The number of shares now owned by investors are 1.36 bln. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC bought a new position in Boston Scientific Corporation during the third quarter valued at about $101,000. BTIG Research reissued a "hold" rating on shares of Boston Scientific Corporation in a research note on Sunday, February 5th. Finally, Needham & Company LLC boosted their price objective on Boston Scientific Corporation from $28.00 to $29.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research note on ...
  • People Pass JFK Security Checkpoint Without Screening, Officials Say

    People Pass JFK Security Checkpoint Without Screening, Officials Say

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    The unnamed sources say it then took the TSA two hours to notify Port Authority police about the incident, which would be a violation of protocol. Of the 11, three set off metal detector alarms. Shortly after 6:00am Monday at John F. Kennedy International Airport, the TSA opted to open a line for passengers to go through screening to board their flights.
  • Man Stabbed To Death In Apparent Dispute Over Unpaid Rent

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    Zakir A. Khan, 44, a real estate broker, was allegedly killed by his landlord, 51-year-old Taha Mahran , sources said. Neighbors tell CBS2 the suspect is a nice man that must have reached a breaking point, citing recent complaints that the 44-year-old - a tenant in the property - had not been paying rent.
  • Passengers kicked off United Airlines flight after asking fellow travelers about bombs

    Passengers kicked off United Airlines flight after asking fellow travelers about bombs

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    Flight attendants on United Airlines flight 1118 called out a male passenger who had been making cruel remarks directed at a Pakistani couple who were wearing "traditional cultural attire", Raw Story reports. "This is not Trump's America". "Most customers appreciate a place where they feel safe and where they're not going to be attacked and we want to provide that".
  • China welcomes US-born panda back home

    China welcomes US-born panda back home

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    A video shows the 3-year-old panda landing at an airport in Chengdu in Southwest China in the dark. The National Zoo is helping Bei Bei make the transition into moving into Bao Bao's old yard. Get free real-time news alerts from the Washington DC Patch. Mei Xiang and Tian Tian produced their first surviving cub on July 9, 2005, named Tai Shan, who left for China's Wolong Nature Reserve some four years later.
  • Yasay: China won't build structures on disputed shoal

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    Yasay did not say what developments provoked the concern, but said the 10-member Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) hoped China and the United States would ensure peace and stability. China on Friday completed war games with an aircraft carrier that unnerved neighbours. Mr Yasay said on Tuesday that Asean found China's installation of weapons in disputed areas in the South China Sea "very unsettling".
  • Syria peace talks start in Geneva amid low expectations

    Syria peace talks start in Geneva amid low expectations

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    The UN Special Envoy for Syria on Thursday welcomed participants in the latest round of intra-Syrian peace talks, as well as members of the UN Security Council and representatives of the International Syria Support Group. De Mistura said Russian Federation, a key military and political ally of President Bashar al-Assad, had asked the Syrian government to "silence their own skies in the areas touched by the ceasefire" during the talks.
  • Syria rebels announce capture of Al-Bab from IS

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    Abu Jaafar, a field commander of the Mutasem Brigades, said he expected clearing up operations would be wrapped up within hours. Turkey is backing a group of Syrian rebels, mainly Arab and Turkmen, in northern Syria against Islamic State and hopes to stop the advance of the YPG, which it sees as a hostile force.
  • Mulroney: Canada facing 'rough negotiation' over NAFTA

    Mulroney: Canada facing 'rough negotiation' over NAFTA

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    President's pledge to reopen the 23-year-old trade agreement. Mulroney said the more important thing to focus on is what Trump told him about Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Canada, at a time when the countries are renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement Mulroney signed in 1992.
  • Mexican migrant kills himself after 3rd United States deportation

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    According to local media, he was found next to a plastic bag like those used by U.S. border patrol to put migrants belongings in. The apparent suicide took place near the El Chaparral border crossing between San Diego and Tijuana . Many of those who leave Mexico cite crime and illegal drugs as reasons for the move. The new enforcement documents are the latest efforts by President Donald Trump to follow through on campaign promises to strictly enforce immigration laws.
  • Ex-Hong Kong leader jailed in fall from "such a height"

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    However, having received over 40 letters in support of Mr Tsang, the judge applied a discount of 10 months, giving him credit for a career of dedicated public service. "Donald and I have been under constant pressure in the past five years, and have been the targets of extreme harassment, so we are very sad about's outcome", she said.