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Groom, grandmom killed as wedding gift explodes five days after marriage Groom, grandmom killed as wedding gift explodes five days after marriage
- February 24, 2018

According to reports by Odishatv.in, the injured were taken to Patnagarh hospital initially. As per reports by ANI , the blast took place at Patnagarh in Odisha's Bolangir district. The wife of the man was being treated at the government hospital in Burla, the police said. When they opened the one in question, it exploded, killing Soumya's grandmother on the spot. (more...)
Russian Federation deploys its latest stealth fighter SU-57 in Syria Russian Federation deploys its latest stealth fighter SU-57 in Syria
- February 24, 2018

The Russian government has strenuously denied involvement. Russian mercenaries are reported to be in the thick of the fighting in Syria , helping President Bashar al-Assad's forces. On Jan. 30, Prigozhin "indicated he had a "good surprise" for Assad "that would come between 6 and 9 February". The revelation that Russian mercenaries were killed stoked fears of an outright hostile confrontation between Russians and USA forces. (more...)
SUV runs over school children in Bihar, 9 killed, 20 injured SUV runs over school children in Bihar, 9 killed, 20 injured
- February 24, 2018

The driver of the SUV, however, fled from the scene after abandoning the vehicle. The incident took place under Minapur police station area, about 10 km from the district headquarters, when the school got over and children were returning home. (more...)
KC skate instructors hope Olympics help break stereotypes in youth figure skating
- February 24, 2018

Canada's Kaetlyn Osmond took home the bronze, adding to her team event gold she won earlier in the Games. "We have a really, really good team with an fantastic bunch of athletes ". Yevgenia Medvedeva, who trains with Zagitova, took home the silver medal. "Olympic shocker" and called the loss "a dark night for a Hockey Canada program that bills itself as a world leader in the sport". (more...)
Steve Smith reveals what he has learnt from Virat Kohli Steve Smith reveals what he has learnt from Virat Kohli
- February 24, 2018

Hence, the team emerging victorious in the T20I series will also lead the trip 2-1. The last time both these sides played a series-decider was at the Wankhede stadium in 2015, where South Africa demolished India by 214 runs. When you look to target these overs in T20s, you have to play your shots. As spectacular as the latter half of the South African innings was in Centurion - thanks to an extraordinary innings from Henrich Klaasen and a matured hand from Duminy - the start was just ... (more...)
Tina Fontaine Verdict Sparks March In Winnipeg Tina Fontaine Verdict Sparks March In Winnipeg
- February 24, 2018

Sounds of drumming, traditional song and shouts of "we want justice" echoed through downtown during the almost three-hour long event, which wound past the Canadian Museum for Human Rights and ended at Oodena Circle, the sacred site at the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine rivers at The Forks. (more...)
Bombs hit capital of Myanmar's Rakhine state, no deaths reported Bombs hit capital of Myanmar's Rakhine state, no deaths reported
- February 24, 2018

Three others unexploded bombs were also detected in the area. The blasts took place near a court, a residential compound of secretary of township administration department, district land records department, as well as on Strand road, according to the agency. (more...)
Ivanka Trump Skips Team Colors at the Winter Olympics Ivanka Trump Skips Team Colors at the Winter Olympics
- February 24, 2018

So the big question is this: Will she end up in the same position as Pence - in a VIP box with a North Korean delegation nearby? Her visit comes after President Trump claimed to have rolled out "the heaviest sanctions ever imposed on a country" including a shipping blockade. (more...)
Sen. Marco Rubio Changes Stance on High-Capacity Magazines After Florida School Shooting Sen. Marco Rubio Changes Stance on High-Capacity Magazines After Florida School Shooting
- February 24, 2018

Fred Guttenberg , whose daughter Jaime was killed by the hands of gunman Nikolas Cruz , addressed Rubio and his previous comments on protecting gun laws . Everyone from dads who had obviously came to the Town Hall straight from work to classmates and friends of the Douglas shooting victims screamed in the general direction of the stage where Jake Tapper Saturday People wanted answers, the hell with being cordial. (more...)
United Kingdom warns of Islamic State attacks in South Africa United Kingdom warns of Islamic State attacks in South Africa
- February 24, 2018

The South African government has asked Britain to remove from its travel advice to its citizens any suggestions that the recent kidnapping of two South African-British dual nationals in KZN is linked to terrorism. South African police said a ransom has not been demanded, and investigations have not revealed so far any links to terrorists. Reuters reported that the man is aged 74 and from Britain, having moved to the country during the 1970s, whilst the woman is 63 years old and was born ... (more...)
FCC To Publish Net Neutrality Rule Reversal FCC To Publish Net Neutrality Rule Reversal
- February 24, 2018

In a petition filed in the D.C. Circuit, the state attorneys general contend the order is "arbitrary and capricious" and violates terms of the Administrative Procedure Act . Ed Markey is also vowing to take a different approach to fight the FCC's change. Ending net neutrality could end the internet as we know it. Other states whose chief prosecutors are participating in the lawsuit include California, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, ... (more...)
Warnings issued as country prepares for severe cold weather
- February 24, 2018

This is known as "sudden stratospheric warming", which is a breakdown of the usual high-altitude westerly winds. The sub-zero temperatures are expected to hit the United Kingdom over the next 48 hours as the crippling winds make their way towards Britain. (more...)
Winter Olympics 2018: What to watch Saturday, Feb Winter Olympics 2018: What to watch Saturday, Feb
- February 24, 2018

It also etches a place in history for these women: Never before has South Korea medaled on the sheet - a feat they're now certain to achieve. Canada, meanwhile, will face the Czech Republic for bronze (7:10 a.m. I had to mature. I'm feeling a variety of emotions and I might even cry after the show. Bobsled is actually pretty easy, once I figure out that tapping the arrow keys, rather than holding them down, will get me through the turns. (more...)
Trump announces 'heaviest sanctions ever' against N. Korea Trump announces 'heaviest sanctions ever' against N. Korea
- February 24, 2018

The sanctions target 56 entities - 27 shipping and trade companies, 28 vessels, and one individual -located all over the world, from North Korea to China to Tanzania, according to senior US administration officials. Presumably this is the latest in a long line of threats to attack North Korea, though it comes not long after recent admissions from other U.S. officials that no such plans are ready for attacking North Korea. (more...)
Previsioni meteo, in arrivo il grande gelo dalla Russian Federation Previsioni meteo, in arrivo il grande gelo dalla Russian Federation
- February 24, 2018

In alcuni casi, tuttavia, per effetto dell'anticiclone russo-siberiano, il buran può raggiungere anche l'Europa centrale e meridionale, aggirando anche l'arco alpino, e portare ondate di gelo . Le problematiche principali per rischio neve potrebbero essere legate soprattutto a difficolta' e rallentamenti del traffico stradale eferroviario. (more...)
Sheriff: Deputy on duty during school shooting never went inside Sheriff: Deputy on duty during school shooting never went inside
- February 24, 2018

Scot Peterson , who was the school resource officer at the school, stood outside the building as the shootings took place and did not go in to engage the shooter. I'm proposing at least one law enforcement officer for everyone thousand students. The full case files regarding the incidents were not immediately available, a Broward sheriff's records administrator said. (more...)
Dozens have Died in a Series of Attacks in Afghanistan Dozens have Died in a Series of Attacks in Afghanistan
- February 24, 2018

In another incident in Nad Ali district, two Afghan army soldiers were killed and one other was wounded after Taliban militants attacked a military base and set off a vehicle bomb early Saturday morning, Bunay Khan Sarhadi, the deputy police chief of Helmand, said. (more...)
Social media threat directed toward 'SHS' in OH, not Spokane Social media threat directed toward 'SHS' in OH, not Spokane
- February 24, 2018

On Thursday morning, Fairborn High School, was put on a precautionary lockdown as police checked the building following a threat made on social media. Several other people brought their concerns to the Kennewick School District, according to a district statement. WNEP-TV reports that the vague threat appears to be posted to a Facebook account belonging to a "Ray Andres". (more...)
NYU serves Kool-Aid, watermelon during Black History Month dinner NYU serves Kool-Aid, watermelon during Black History Month dinner
- February 24, 2018

Within 24 hours NYU President Andrew Hamilton responded with a statement , calling the menu "inexcusably insensitive" and saying the school's food vendor, Aramark, did not discuss the menu choices with them beforehand. However, in today's environment, it's not hard to imagine the head cook getting grief if he had denied the two ( black) employees' menu choice - that would be exercising "white privilege/supremacy": "How do you know what menu is best for us? ". (more...)
Supreme Court delays Alabama death row inmate's execution Supreme Court delays Alabama death row inmate's execution
- February 24, 2018

A trio of inmates are scheduled to be executed on Thursday, one each in Alabama, Florida and Texas, raising the possibility that US prison authorities will carry out 3 death sentences on the same day for the first time since 2010. Executions due to take place in Texas and Alabama were cancelled. Still, more inmates are executed in Texas than in any other state, underscoring the rarity of the governor's decision to commute Whitaker's death sentence. (more...)
Election to 58 Rajya Sabha seats on March 23 Election to 58 Rajya Sabha seats on March 23
- February 24, 2018

In Uttar Pradesh, where ten seats are vacant for grabs, the BJP is likely to get the most as nine members, including Jaya Bachchan (SP) and Pramod Tiwari (Cong) from Uttar Pradesh, are retiring on April 2, the election for one seat vacated by BSP supremo Mayawati a year ago will also be held. (more...)
PSL 2018: Two matches to be played today PSL 2018: Two matches to be played today
- February 24, 2018

Mohammad Hafeez's 52-ball 59 and captain Darren Sammy's quickfire 29 helped them post 151, which eventually was not enough. A target of 152 was not going to be hard to chase on a pitch with good pace and bounce and which didn't offer much lateral movement. (more...)
Trouble in the Med: Turkey Reportedly Threatens to Attack Italian Drillship Trouble in the Med: Turkey Reportedly Threatens to Attack Italian Drillship
- February 24, 2018

The Saipem 12000 rig had been anchored 30 miles (50 kilometers) from the drilling target since February 9 when Turkish warships initially blocked its course, saying they were conducting military maneuvers. Scheduled to meet Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on March 26 in Varna, Bulgaria, Tusk said European Union national government heads would decide at a gathering several days beforehand whether "the conditions are there to hold a leaders' meeting with Turkey". (more...)
Israeli father of Florida shooting survivor: Arming teachers a grave mistake Israeli father of Florida shooting survivor: Arming teachers a grave mistake
- February 24, 2018

It was there, less than six years ago, that 20 children were gunned down, none more than seven years old. "The notion that my kids are going to school with teachers that are armed with a weapon is not something I'm comfortable with", Rubio said. (more...)
More Syria deaths, United Nations weighs cease-fire More Syria deaths, United Nations weighs cease-fire
- February 24, 2018

Russian U.N. Ambassador Vasily Nebenzia has urged the Security Council to call an open meeting for Thursday to discuss Syria . The real issue now is for the USA, which has been supporting "opposition" in Syria with the aim to overthrow the legitimate government of President Bashar al-Assad, to use its influence to stop this tragic cycle of violence. (more...)
Trump considers guns for teachers after Florida school shooting Trump considers guns for teachers after Florida school shooting
- February 24, 2018

Hammer, former president of the National Rifle Association and longtime Florida lobbyist, issued an appeal to gun enthusiasts titled, "EMERGENCY ALERT!" Andrew Pollack, a father of one of the 17 victims who died in last week's Florida shooting, said he was speaking Wednesday because his daughter couldn't. (more...)
Suspect arrested in death of Filipina maid found in freezer in Kuwait Suspect arrested in death of Filipina maid found in freezer in Kuwait
- February 24, 2018

Cayetano said he expects Kuwaiti authorities to request the extradition of Assaf so he could face trial in Kuwait . MANILA- The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced on Friday night that one of the the principal suspects in the murder of overseas Filipino worker (OFW) Joanna Demafelis in Kuwait is now in the custody of authorities in Lebanon. (more...)
H-1B visa approval made tough by Donald Trump administration H-1B visa approval made tough by Donald Trump administration
- February 24, 2018

Employers will have to file more details that support the need for foreign talent. H1B could only be extended up to 3 years and if the American company fires the employee before the due date of work period than the employee would be on bench in a foreign country with no work and the visa will be eliminated as quickly as possible only to deport the person back to their country. (more...)
MP Bypolls: Voting in Mungaoli, Kolaras Assembly Constituencies begins MP Bypolls: Voting in Mungaoli, Kolaras Assembly Constituencies begins
- February 24, 2018

Voting for the bye-election of two constituencies, Mungaoli and Kolaras in Madhya Pradesh , began on Saturday morning. The two seats have been Congress strongholds for long; so for the party, which is looking to recapture power in the state after 15 years, the challenge will be to expand its lead over its rival. (more...)
Marco Rubio Pressed By Shooting Survivors About NRA Support Marco Rubio Pressed By Shooting Survivors About NRA Support
- February 24, 2018

But at least one Republican colleague agreed with him, as Sen. Pro-gun Republican Rubio acknowledged that he saw everyone's hope for a plan of action and encouraged others to push for changes in gun laws without saying he would himself. (more...)

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