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Butland error keeps Stoke in Premier League relegation zone

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Leicester head into their match against Stoke on Saturday fresh from securing an FA Cup quarter-final against Chelsea and are sitting in eighth, a point behind Burnley , but 10 shy of Arsenal in sixth. Xherdan Shaqiri's first-half goal, his third in three consecutive Premier League matches, was close to ending Stoke's eight-game run without a win. Read More »

Accused in death of Winnipeg teenage girl not guilty of murder

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No justice. No peace. "I drew the line and that's why she got killed", he said. She was in the care of social services and was staying at a Winnipeg hotel hotel when she disappeared. The jury deliberated for 11 hours before coming to its decision. "There were significant holes in the case that the Crown simply wasn't able to close". Read More »

Massive quake hits Papua New Guinea

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The quake follows another seismic event in Japan , where a 5.5 magintude natural disaster struck just hours before. A STRONG quake has struck the middle of Papua New Guinea. A series of strong aftershocks had rattled other parts of the fault line, McKee said. "All of ExxonMobil PNG Limited's employees and contractors at its Hides facilities have been accounted for and we are pleased to report they are all safe", ExxonMobil's PNG spokeswoman said in an email. Read More »

Wine ban corked: Alta. suspends retaliatory measures against BC

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Earlier this week, Horgan said the BC NDP government will ask the courts if it has the right to protect its environment by restricting diluted bitumen in the controversial Trans Mountain pipeline. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks to National Observer's Sandy Garossino on February 13, 2018 about his decision to approve Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain expansion project. Read More »

Worlds oldest cave art crafted by Neanderthals, not humans

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In fact, researchers believe that due to their findings, the possible root of symbolic material culture may have been a common ancestor of the Neanderthals and modern humans, whereas in the past, the behavior was exclusively attributed to modern humans. Read More »

Election for three Rajya Sabha seats in state on March 23

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The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) is expected to increase its strength in the Rajya Sabha as one-fourth of the 245 seats in the Upper House are scheduled for polls next month. In UP, where the maximum seats will fall vacant, the BJP expects to win at least nine. The NDA's numbers are expected to fall in states like Bihar, where it could win three, unlike the six it now holds, while in Gujarat it is unlikely to retain more than two of the four seats. Read More »

Police version on killings of policemen in Kashmir

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He was injured after unknown terrorists attacked a police post guarding the revered shrine this afternoon. Entire Township was razed to the ground but Mast Gul mysteriously escaped from the scene and cross the LoC into Pakistan Occupied Kashmir. Read More »

Guns fall silent on LoC, people flee to safer places

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Despite a 2003 ceasefire, India and Pakistan regularly trade fire across the so-called Line of Control ( LoC ), the military demarcation between the Indian and Pakistani controlled parts of Kashmir. We are fighting back with our might and giving a response to Pakistan's firing. "The situation is tense", said Sub-Divisional Magistrate Dr Sagar D. Read More »

Trump's son-in-law faces Kelly over new restrictions on insider information

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Porter had been operating on an interim security clearance for a year before he left over allegations that he abused his ex-wives. Further, this call may be what sparked Kelly to announce his policy change. "He continues and will continue to be a valued member of the team". Their wait-and-see mode ended abruptly last week, when Kelly issued a new policy that would block staff with interim clearances from receiving top-secret information as of Friday. Read More »

Australia's deputy PM resigns over sexual harassment claims

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Mr Joyce initially dismissed the complaint as " spurious and defamatory ", but on Friday afternoon he told a press conference he could not continue as leader while it was being investigated. With foreign minister Julie Bishop also out of the country, the role of acting PM has been assumed by Senate leader Mathias Cormann, who said ahead of Joyce's decision that any harassment claim must be taken seriously. Read More »

Ferry blast injures Americans in Mexico

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At least 18 passengers were injured in a Wednesday morning ferry explosion at Mexican spring break hot spot Playa del Carmen . The municipal government said the passengers sustained minor cuts and were taken to a hospital for treatment. It also said activities of tourists and residents in the beach area nearby were continuing as usual. The blast sent a fireball and debris flying from the ferry as it was tied to the dock. Read More »

Work begins on Afghanistan section of TAPI gas pipeline to Pakistan, India

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Akbar. The ambitious natural gas pipeline project entered its practical phase in Pakistan after the process of initiating front-end-engineering-and-design (FEED) route survey was formally inaugurated previous year. Apart from contributing towards resolution of the problem of critical energy shortage in the region, it would also be a source of income for Turkmenistan, Afghanistan and Pakistan. Read More »

Jerome Police Say Report of Threats Made to Student Was False

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The post also emphasized that if a threat is deemed credible by law enforcement, that all parents and school administration will be promptly made aware. Police learned he was contemplating a shooting and there were weapons in his home, but he didn't have access to them. The social media poster in that case now faces felony charges. Read More »

4 killed in small plane crash near Colorado border

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Crews found the wreckage of the small plane about 5 p.m., the San Juan County Sheriff's Office said on Facebook. "I was positive they weren't in Albuquerque, because they'd have cell service there". Lt. Col. John Henderson with the Civil Air Patrol's National Radar Analysis Team says searchers have located the suspected radar track, which corresponds with electronic locator transmitter reports. Read More »

Staff and students rally against pension reform

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We are deeply concerned by the proposed changes to the USS that would leave our university staff up to £10,000 a year worse off in retirement. Members of the University and College Union ( UCU ) say a typical lecturer will be nearly $14,000 a year worse off in retirement as a result of the pension changes, with younger lecturers impacted even more. Read More »

Missouri's Republican Governor Eric Greitens Was Just Indicted for Invasion of Privacy

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The alleged offense happened before a January 1, 2017 change to the criminal code (a D felony is now up to seven years), so the max prison time Greitens faces is four years in the Department of Corrections. "We will begin the process of tasking a group of legislators to investigate these serious charges". The entire scandal erupted because the woman's then-husband (they have since divorced) made a recording of her describing what happened during her first encounter with Greitens. Read More »

Bitter cold Siberian weather with snow could engulf Ireland in coming days

Aidan McGivern, forecaster for the Met Office, said high pressure developing to the north of Britain will keep the cool conditions locked in. "It will be a really raw feeling starting the weekend". The Met Office said the last time the United Kingdom was hit by a similar weather event was in 2013 . "Temperatures will remain below 0C in some places dropping to minus double figures overnight". Read More »

A Convicted Murderer Built Billy Graham's Simple Casket

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My youngest daughter Molly gave her life to Jesus watching him on TV during one of his Crusades. Graham died Wednesday at age 99 at his home in Montreat. "I am just a spectator for His good works". And so, Brown began picking Graham's mind, intent upon "soaking up everything he was telling me" about his ministry, about longevity, about integrity, even about marriage. Read More »

Zimbabwe opposition prepares for election

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Tsvangirai's death came as tensions over his succession are threatening to tear apart the MDC, which he had led since its formation in 1999. Supporters hold photos of the late Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai during a public funeral ceremony in Harare , Zimbabwe, on February 19, 2018. Read More »

Turkish, Syrian intelligence may cooperate for common purposes

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Turkish forces will continue their push towards Afrin in Syria despite "dirty, dark deals" between Kurdish forces and other factions on the ground, Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said at a press conference on Wednesday. The YPG played a key role in fighting ISIS, effectively pushing it out of much of northern Syria, but has now been abandoned by former allies like the United States . Read More »