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Valentine's Day flowers at Flowers By Coley

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With the holiday fast approaching, flower shops are gearing up for a busy week. For a price ranging from P100 to P140 per piece, you could give your loved one a unique experience this Valentine's Day. Monday represented the calm before the storm, which will roll in Tuesday. KUSI's Allie Wagner was live at Flowers By Coley for Valentine's Day , where more roses are expected to be bought than any day of the year. Read More »

Israel PM Netanyahu shrugs off police corruption claims, opposition

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No one, not I, not anyone else, has plans to go to an election. Calling them baseless, he told the public he would continue to lead Israel till the end of his term as Prime Minister. "After nine years of Netanyahu , the public deserves a new leadership and a clean, honest prime minister", it concluded. Key members of Netanyahu's Likud Party pointed to this as proof that the investigation was politically motivated and Amsalem angrily called Lapid a "snitch". Read More »

Scores of Russian mercenaries reportedly killed by USA airstrikes in Syria

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It said in a statement last week that the operation came after some 500 pro-government forces attacked a group of US-backed opposition forces in the region. Defense Officials have not clarified what flag the men inside the tank fought under, though reports have indicated that they may have been Russian mercenaries , as numerous unconfirmed reports from Syria have indicated that a large number of Russian contractors have been fighting alongside Syrian forces in support of ... Read More »

South African ruling party leaders meet amid Zuma limbo

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After being the subject of several "no-confidence" votes in recent years, Zuma has as resisted pressure to resign and has remained as president after repeated corruption allegations . We can no longer keep South Africa waiting, said senior ANC official Paul Mashatile. Zuma has survived similar motions against him in the past, but many ruling party members now see him as a political liability and would likely vote against him. Read More »

US 2018 elections 'under attack' by Russia: intelligence chief

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Asked about Pyongyang's nuclear program, Coats said "this is an existential threat, potentially to the United States, but also to North Korea". "We expect Russian Federation to continue using propaganda, social media, false-flag personas, sympathetic spokesmen and other means to influence, to try to build on its wide range of operations and exacerbate social and political fissures in the United States", Coats added. Read More »

Leadership row embroils Angela Merkel's coalition partners ahead of key vote

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The SPD members in Berlin and Saxony-Anhalt who oppose handing the reins over to Nahles include Berlin's Governing Mayor Michael Müller , who said before a meeting of the SPD's top committees that his national association wants "the party's chairs elected through an orderly process of delegates at a federal party convention, rather than appointed". Read More »

Oxfam revelations lead to more accountability for charities

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According to The Observer , women were repeatedly invited "for parties" at Oxfam's team premises. A lot of people knew about this, she told Sky News, naming the Charity Commission and DFID (Department for International Development). Everybody - the 25,000 staff and volunteers - are compromised by this, the hundreds of thousands of people who support Oxfam every month are compromised by this, and to everybody I apologise, he said. Read More »

Rahul asks 'pro-rich Modi' to waive farmer loans

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Koppal: AICC President Rahul Gandhi's four-day poll campaign in the State entered the second day today, with the Congress President set to tour four Assembly segments in Koppal and Raichur districts. He brought up the Rafale fighter jet deal, saying it was the "biggest issue" of corruption in the country now, Gandhi emphasized that earlier, the Rafale contract was given to Bengaluru-based Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), which has been making aircraft for the Indian Air Force for 70 ... Read More »

US Killed Over 100 Pro-Govt Fighters in Syria

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US-led coalition in Syria killed more than 100 Syrian regime forces on Wednesday in response to an attack on one of its bases. It has since become apparent that dozens of Syrian troops were killed in the air attack and whilst numerous fallen troops belonged to the National Defence Forces (Syrian national paramilitary), others also belonged to the elite ISIS Hunters detachment. Read More »

Israeli Jet Shot Down After Bombing Iranian Site In Syria

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But, he argues, it is not in Israel's interest to escalate the conflict. In a meeting in Moscow last month, Netanyahu reiterated Israel's concerns of what he described as the attempts of Iran to establish a military presence in Syria and produce accurate weapons against Israel there. Read More »

The Newest: Netanyahu speaks to Russia's Putin about Iran

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He then referred to the prediction of the Leader of the Islamic Revolution about the future of Israel, saying as the leader said the Zionist regime will collapse in less than 25 years by the Islamic nations. According to the statement, 12 targets were attacked inside Syria , including three Syrians air defense batteries and four Iranian targets that were part of Iran's buildup in Syria. Read More »

United States Senate passes bill to end government shutdown

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There was uncertainty about the timing of Trump's signing, and the Office of Personnel Management, which manages the federal workforce, still had an alert on its website early Friday morning that stated that due to a "lapse in appropriations, federal government operations vary by agency". Read More »

Bundle up: Winter weather advisory issued for all of DFW, sleet possible

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Passing sleet or freezing rain showers (if they are out there) will spread north and east across the rest of North Texas, including DFW. Sunday afternoon looks overcast with temperatures sneaking into the mid 30s. this evening through 7 a.m. Saturday . Additional snow accumulations of up to one half inch and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch are expected. Read More »

German foreign minister slams likely successor for betrayal

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The rare public broadside at his comrades came after SPD and Merkel's conservative CDU/CSU bloc announced a hard-fought coalition deal on Wednesday that could see Schulz claim the Foreign Ministry. "I hereby declare my renunciation of joining the federal government and at the same time sincerely hope that this will end the personnel debates within the SPD", he said . Read More »

Jammu attack: Two army men killed, four injured

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The injured include a lieutenant and his daughter, reports said . However, Choudhary later succumbed to his injuries, The Indian Express reported. The terrorists, according to the police sources, entered from the rear side of Sunjwan army camp where family quarters and many schools are located, they said. Read More »

Revealing Rafale deal details not in national interest: FM

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On Thursday, Jaitley had said then defence ministers Pranab Mukherjee and A.K. Antony had refused to disclose the details of the weapons purchased from the USA and Israel and added that the present government was following the tradition in national security. Read More »

'The Taliban Have Nowhere to Hide': US Expands Air Campaign in Afghanistan

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The U.S. Air Force has released footage of a B-52 bomber dropping a large payload onto a Taliban training camp in Afghanistan . "Therefore, they inflict harm and suffering on innocent civilians ", he added. "Ongoing strikes in Helmand continue to degrade Taliban revenue sources and safe havens". Air Force Major General James Hecker told reporters at the Pentagon in a video teleconference from Kabul that on February 1 the U.S. Read More »

Canada sells 16 helicopters to Philippines after drug war row

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he is cancelling his country's plans to buy 16 military helicopters from Canada now that the Trudeau government is reviewing the deal over human-rights concerns. It became an issue of human rights, as Canada is afraid the 412s would be used against Filipino citizens. "I'm buying helicopters because I want to finish them off", said Duterte, referring to Muslim and communist rebels along with Islamic militants in the country's volatile south. Read More »

Trump asks Pentagon to hold a military parade in DC

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Last year, Trump was in France as the guest of President Emmanuel Macron on Bastille Day, when the French military held a grand parade. "I say that it's a fantastic waste of money to amuse the president", Durbin told MSNBC's Morning Joe yesterday morning. Read More »

Dem Rep: 'Many of Our Members Are Furious' With Pelosi's DACA Speech

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But for some members on both ends of her caucus who tuned in, the daylong protest did little to fix the fissure pitting lawmakers against one another on immigration and budget talks. "No, I'm just telling people why I'm voting the way I'm voting", the California Democrat said when asked if she was formally whipping against the spending measure. Read More »

Jacob Copeland's mom storms off after commitment to Florida

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In an apparent upset to his mother, 5th-ranked wideout, Jacob Copeland committed to the University of Florida on national signing day . "I can't go with my mom", Jacob Copeland said after committing to sign with the Florida Gators before his mother left the ceremony. Read More »