• Canada PM Justin Trudeau condemns attack on Muslim girl in Toronto
Canada PM Justin Trudeau condemns attack on Muslim girl in Toronto

Toronto police say they are searching for a man who allegedly cut parts of a girl's hijab while she was walking to school. The girl was reportedly on her way to school when the man came up to her and used scissors to cut off her hijab. Sidhu said this is "an isolated incident", such that she has never seen in her 20 years of service. "This is n...

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  • Saudi women creates history by watching soccer match
Saudi women creates history by watching soccer match

Saudi women will be allowed for the first time to enter a sports stadium to watch a soccer match between two local teams, though they will be segregated from the male-only crowd with designated seating in the so-called "family section". "They have not yet realised they will be cheering their favourite team inside the stadium", he said. State-owne...

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  • Kentucky Gets OK To Require Work From Medicaid Recipients
Kentucky Gets OK To Require Work From Medicaid Recipients

The majority of enrollees in Medicaid are children, pregnant women and elderly nursing home residents. "It is no longer a program to care for the neediest among us, but rather an element of a comprehensive national plan to provide universal health insurance coverage".

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  • Ryan Defends, Clarifies Trump's Tweet Criticizing FISA Bill
Ryan Defends, Clarifies Trump's Tweet Criticizing FISA Bill

After The Washington Post first reported Mr. Trump's remarks, later confirmed by CBS News' Nancy Cordes, the White House did not deny the comment in a statement. "I think it's a big part of our strength, whether you are coming from Haiti". "I thought about my own family", he said, describing his Irish immigrant relatives who came to the US on w...

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  • Mkhwebane: State capture inquiry must 'ensure no stone is left unturned'
Mkhwebane: State capture inquiry must 'ensure no stone is left unturned'

The High Court in December rejected Zuma's arguments that he alone can set up the commission and ordered him to pay the cost of the case. The announcement has sparked comments and conversation on Twitter . Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday travelled to South Africa on a three-day official visit aimed at boosting bilateral ties betw...

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  • 335-hp Ford Edge ST spearheads facelifted 2019 Edge lineup
335-hp Ford Edge ST spearheads facelifted 2019 Edge lineup

Jonathan Crocker, the Vehicle Engineering Manager for the 2019 Ford Edge , explains that the first-ever Edge ST isn't a "narrow-use" performance vehicle made for the "weekend warrior", like the STs of the past. An optional performance e-brake package with 345 mm vented rear rotors and red-painted calipers is optional on the ST as well. The stand...

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  • Police Looking For Two Suspects After Robbery
Police Looking For Two Suspects After Robbery

Police said the suspect is described as a 5'8"-5'10" tall male, with a stocky build and a darker complexion. After one suspect took out a shotgun, the second went up to the counter, knocked down merchandise, and took the cash register. Troopers searched the area, but were unable to find them. At 7:25 p.m., a white man wearing a gray hooded sweats...

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  • Jacob Eason is transferring to Washington
Jacob Eason is transferring to Washington

In 2016, as a freshman he took the starting job from Greyson Lambert after stepping in mid-game to beat North Carolina in the season opener. Eason will have to sit out the 2018 season before he can take over the reins for Chris Peterman's Huskies.

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  • Tatmadaw probe found soldiers responsible in Inn Din village killings
Tatmadaw probe found soldiers responsible in Inn Din village killings

After two attacks in last two years each by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army, whom government declared as "terrorist organization", the Tatmadaw conducted clearance operations in the northern Rakhine, which drew criticism from overseas, accusing Myanmar's security forces of committed human rights abuses.

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  • Voters Wary of Trump, Confident in Economy
Voters Wary of Trump, Confident in Economy

Billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer has already spent millions to try to persuade Americans that Trump should be impeached, and he's vowed to spend more in what many see as a primer for his own presidential aspirations. Overall, the poll clocked Trump's approval rating at 36%, which has changed little during his first year in office . Vote...

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  • Government sets its sights on plastic as part of 25 year plan
Government sets its sights on plastic as part of 25 year plan

According to reports, the plan, which was due to be published last Summer but was delayed due to the general election, will see supermarkets urged to create "plastic-free" aisles where shoppers can purchase plastic packaging-free items. More than 220,000 people in the United Kingdom have signed a Change.org petition lobbying the government to force...

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  • Pakistan engulfed in protests over rape and murder of 7-year-old
Pakistan engulfed in protests over rape and murder of 7-year-old

Zainab , who was staying with her aunt as her parents had gone to Saudi Arabia on Umrah pilgrimage, on Thursday, went to attend a Quran recital nearby and never returned, according to relatives. And she was found dead in a rubbish pile on 9 January. The inconsolable parents have said that they will not bury their girl until justice is served.

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  • House urged to cancel vote on NSA spying after Trump tweets
House urged to cancel vote on NSA spying after Trump tweets

Among them was a requirement that officials get warrants in most cases before hunting for and reading emails and other messages of Americans swept up under the program. The House has passed a bill to reauthorize a key foreign intelligence collection program with an important tweak: It requires the Federal Bureau of Investigation to get a warran...

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  • Trump Administration Will Let States Require People To Work For Medicaid
Trump Administration Will Let States Require People To Work For Medicaid

Medicaid is the nation's largest public insurance program, providing health benefits to almost 74 million Americans , chiefly low-income adults. This would exclude individuals eligible for Medicaid due to a disability, elderly beneficiaries, children , and pregnant women .

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  • Ecuador seeks mediator to resolve 'unsustainable' Assange ordeal
Ecuador seeks mediator to resolve 'unsustainable' Assange ordeal

He had surrendered to British police in December 2010, a month after Sweden requested his extradition, and was held for 10 days before he was released on bail. Ecuador subsequently asked the United Kingdom to recognise Mr Assange as a diplomatic agent - a move that could have given him immunity. A statement by Assange's legal team said: "T...

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  • Steyer Hedges on Democrats
Steyer Hedges on Democrats

Hedge fund billionaire, Democratic mega-donor and environmentalist Tom Steyer holds a news conference regarding his political future and plans in in Washington, DC. "NextGen America is going to do all that we can to elect a Congress that represents us all - and send failed leaders like Paul Ryan , Darrell Issa , and Barbara Comstock back home...

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  • Rain and snow in the forecast
Rain and snow in the forecast

Also, ice accumulations up to a tenth of an inch are possible in some areas, the weather service said. Temperatures in Lincoln are expected to fall from around 50 degrees Wednesday afternoon to near-zero overnight Thursday , with single-digit lows all weekend.

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  • Senator releases text of interview with Fusion GPS official
Senator releases text of interview with Fusion GPS official

Through much of 2017, Feinstein and Grassley made joint requests for information about Russian Federation and the FBI's investigation of election interference. The dossier was published by Buzzfeed . Simpson also said Steele severed his contacts with the FBI before the election following disclosures that the bureau's inquiry had found no connect...

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  • Meghan Markle shuts down social media accounts ahead of wedding
Meghan Markle shuts down social media accounts ahead of wedding

The palace said Markle "is grateful to everyone who has followed her social media accounts over the years" but "she has not used these accounts for some time". The discussion at the studio later turned to gender equality, and Prince Harry , 33, quickly deferred to Meghan, quipping, "She answers the questions!" The move was noticed by several med...

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  • Fire reported on top floor of Trump Tower
Fire reported on top floor of Trump Tower

The president maintains a penthouse condominium in Trump Tower . Trump was not in New York City at the time of the fire. However, two civilians and a firefighter are said to have sustained minor injuries from the blaze, which caused a large plume of dark smoke.

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  • Kia Niro EV: Is It More Techy Than Motory?
Kia Niro EV: Is It More Techy Than Motory?

A number of advanced safety technologies have been incorporated, for example an active pedestrian warning system that alerts pedestrians via speakers of the presence of an otherwise-silent vehicle. All this range is accomplished through a 64-kWh lithium-polymer battery pack paired with a single electric motor. The Niro EV concept is a nice foll...

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  • Teacher handcuffed by officer at school board meeting
Teacher handcuffed by officer at school board meeting

KATC reports that following Hargrave's comments, board president Anthony Fontana ruled that she was out of order and warned her that the public comment section was not a question-and-answer session. She was later released on bond. On Tuesday morning, Hargrave's Facebook page was filled with supportive comments, some thanking her for taking a...

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  • Alligators use weird - and creepy - ancient ritual to survive NC's arctic blast
Alligators use weird - and creepy - ancient ritual to survive NC's arctic blast

When the temperature gets warm again and the ice melts, the alligators will then start thermoregulating their body temperatures. The Shallotte River Swamp Park in Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina posted an fantastic video showing their rescued American Alligators.

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  • Pierce County cop dead after confrontation with burglary suspects
Pierce County cop dead after confrontation with burglary suspects

Investigators described the suspect as mixed race or white, tall and thin with curly dark hair in a ponytail, a large pointy nose, with pock marks on the right side of his face. "Deputy, Father, Husband, Son, Friend, Brother". McCartney enlisted in the Navy in 2002 after graduating Loyalton High School in Loyalton, California.

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  • Israel bans 20 worldwide NGOs under anti-BDS law
Israel bans 20 worldwide NGOs under anti-BDS law

Among those featured on the list are six USA organizations, including two run by Jewish activists - Jewish Voice for Peace and Code Pink. Dubbed the " BDS Blacklist ", - in reference to organizations that support the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel - the list bars activists from 20 organizations from entering the...

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