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Why didn't you send armada vs China islands?

Why didn't you send armada vs China islands?

This aerial photo taken on January 2, 2017 shows a Chinese navy formation, including the aircraft carrier Liaoning (C), during military drills in the South China Sea. In a speech delivered at People's Day in Oriental Mindoro, Duterte said that during his Monday's meeting with Kim in Davao City, he had raised his concern over United States failure to stop China's activities in the contested waters. Read More

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Nigerian students attacked in Greater Noida: Five arrested, CM assures impartial probe

I have asked for a report from Government of Uttar Pradesh about the reported attack on African students in Noida . It came after police released five Nigerians suspected in the teen's apparent drug overdose. It's hardly news that people from African countries have faced discrimination and vast hostility in various quarters of India, and just previous year a Tanzanian woman was stripped and attacked by a mob in Bengaluru. Read More

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Saseendran must return as minister if he's innocent: NCP chief Sharad Pawar

Saseendran must return as minister if he's innocent: NCP chief Sharad Pawar

Addressing a press conference here, the Chief Minister said the next Cabinet meeting will take a decision on various aspects of the issues related to the resignation and who will lead the inquiry into the incident. Meanwhile, CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury said that it is up to the NCP to decide on the minister post and that the CPM will not interfere in it. Read More

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Future of 'abortion reversal' bill in doubt

It seemed the issue would die this year since Senate rules prevent a similar bill from being considered in the same session. House Transportation Committee Chairman Rep. Teachers' unions say the changes improve the bill, but still say the superintendent should be an independent voice on education policy. "Quite frankly I think we are diminishing the importance of the rules", Lanane said. Read More

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National Weather Service Holding Severe Weather Awareness Week

National Weather Service Holding Severe Weather Awareness Week

The springtime severe weather season is ratcheting up with damaging winds, large hail, and tornadoes in the forecast almost every day this week. He says Iowa's statewide tornado drill will be held sometime between 10 a.m. Another storm system approaching from the west may bring additional thunderstorms to the area Thursday into Friday. Below is the risk area for severe storms through early morning Wednesday . Read More

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STATS: Why Ronaldo is still the ultimate goal machine

STATS: Why Ronaldo is still the ultimate goal machine

Just four minutes later, Ronaldo doubled his side's lead before the skipper made it 15 goals in 14 appearances with a fine free-kick after the break to safeguard the points, goal.com reported. "He's done a phenomenal job, not only with his goals". In the second half we always had the game under control. Next up for Portugal is a friendly against Sweden in Ronaldo's home island of Madeira. Read More

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India to seal border with Pakistan by 2018

India to seal border with Pakistan by 2018

While praising the first woman "field officer" of the 2.5-lakh-strong force, Singh said the Centre has chalked out a new roadmap to strengthen border security and it plans to seal Indian borders with Bangladesh and Pakistan. The sealing of the borders would involve both physical barriers such as barbed wire fencing as well as technological solutions such as motion sensors, infra-red detectors, etc. Read More

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Protests erupt across Russian Federation, hundreds arrested

Protests erupt across Russian Federation, hundreds arrested

Police officers moved to detain protesters and clear the square, with some using truncheons and pepper spray to disperse the crowd, AFP correspondents said. Local media estimated about 1,500 people turned out in each of the Siberian cities of Krasnoyarsk and Omsk. The Kremlin said on Friday that plans for the central Moscow protest, which the city's authorities had rejected, were an illegal provocation. Read More

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Top EU Leaders Commemorate 60th Anniversary of Treaty of Rome

Top EU Leaders Commemorate 60th Anniversary of Treaty of Rome

The Rome Declaration was signed at the ancient and richly decorated Orazi e Curiazi Hall in Rome's Capitoline Hill, exactly where the original Treaty of Rome was signed 60 years ago. "Back then, that really was a two-speed Europe", he said. The fact that such a position has been presented by the president of the European Council Donald Tusk, who has to balance among everybody, in my opinion is a sign of sympathy for those who are smaller and less financially powerful. Read More

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Clinton pleads for peace as Northern Ireland's McGuinness buried

Stating that Martin had "earned the vast crowd" who had turned out for his funeral, President Clinton said: "He expanded the definition of us and shrunk the definition of them". Belfast city councillor Chris McGimpsey has said he was wrong to say the funeral for Martin McGuinness would become a "provo fest". "I can say without hesitation that Martin was an individual who helped change the course of Irish history for the better". Read More

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Derry City captain Ryan McBride dies suddenly

Derry City captain Ryan McBride dies suddenly

Ryan McBride was found dead at his home in Derry on Sunday evening. McBride's death came just one day after he led his team to a 4-0 triumph over Drogheda United in the League of Ireland Premier Division. Derry City fans wrote on their official Twitter page that McBride was "Captain, leader, legend and absolute gentleman". 'I would like to pass on my deepest condolences to Ryan's family, friends, and his club, Derry City FC, for which he was their leader, their captain and their ... Read More

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French airport attacker 'had drunk and taken drugs'

Hands on your heads! He reportedly said he wanted to "die for Allah" while pointing a gun to her head. The other two soldiers on duty at Orly fired a total of eight rounds at Ben Belgacem. Paris-born Belgacem was stopped by three police officers as he drove a white auto in Garges-lès-Gonesse, to the north of the city at around 6:30 a.m. Read More

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Bad weather slows the advance of Iraqi forces in western Mosul

Bad weather slows the advance of Iraqi forces in western Mosul

Civilians continue to bear the brunt of the Iraqi military push on Mosul neighborhoods where ISIS terrorists use people as human shields to delay their demise. Since 17 October, over 330,000 people have been displaced by the Mosul crisis, over 70,000 of whom have returned to their homes. The Iraqi Federal Police said dozens of snipers were occupying buildings in old Mosul near the al-Nuri mosque. Read More

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Sudanese jet with 44 on board crashes, many injured

Sudanese jet with 44 on board crashes, many injured

It was not clear if the rest of the passengers were alive or dead. Visibility was not good up to now and [the plane] was landing from the east to west then it just crashed [off] the runway. Ateny Wek Ateny, the South Sudanese presidential spokesperson, was quoted as saying: "It is miraculous, completely". South Supreme Airlines began operating in September 2013, with a handful of flights every week between South Sudan and neighbouring Uganda. Read More

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Allen County gas prices highest in region

Allen County gas prices highest in region

The national average was $2.29 on Monday, remaining about where it has been for the past few weeks. The highest average was about $2.38 in the Lansing area. "For now, there's a minor tug of war going on with oil prices - a move higher or lower in the week ahead could determine the direction of prices the next weeks or longer". Read More

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