• High expectations for Team Canada medal tally
High expectations for Team Canada medal tally

The City of Toronto has passed legislation allowing licensed bars and restaurants to start serving alcohol at 7 a.m. ET on February 19, 23 and 24, when the semi-final and final men's and women's hockey games will be played. The U.S. lost all four of those games, two by shutouts. "Quite frankly, we believe that we can score more than we have and w...

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  • Israel attacks 12 Syrian, Iranian targets in Syria
Israel attacks 12 Syrian, Iranian targets in Syria

One of those planes, a US -made F-16, crashed on its return from that mission, landing in an empty field near Harduf, east of Haifa, in northern Israel . "I do not believe matters will develop to a regional war", the official said. Israeli military spokesman Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus said Iran is playing with fire by infiltrating Israeli airs...

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  • Army officers, 2 militants killed in Jammu Fidayeen attack
Army officers, 2 militants killed in Jammu Fidayeen attack

The attack took place early in the morning, the attackers were a group of Jaish-e- Mohammed terrorists. "The operations will continue till all terrorists are apprehended or killed", the Army said about the counter-offensive that has continued for over 24 hours.

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  • Trump's stunner! Beats Obama in approval
Trump's stunner! Beats Obama in approval

Perhaps if Trump and his cohorts in the Republican Congress, along with some of the more vocal Republican mouthpieces at Fox and in right-wing radio, were given the opportunity to spend even a fraction of the time spent by McCain in a POW camp, they would come away with a better understanding of what American patriotism really is all about.

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  • Drones grounded at opening ceremony, but not on tape delay
Drones grounded at opening ceremony, but not on tape delay

Intel's drones can fly for around 20 minutes and of course, exterior factors, such as crosswinds and low temperatures can affect the overall flight time. "Through this close collaboration with the Olympic family, we will accelerate the adoption of technology for the future of sports on the world's largest athletic stage".

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  • Germany's Merkel Reportedly Forges Governing Coalition After Weeks Of Talks
Germany's Merkel Reportedly Forges Governing Coalition After Weeks Of Talks

The former president of the European Parliament said he believed the internal dispute of SPD may risk the coalition deal with the Conservatives Union led by Chancellor Angela Merkel . He was then accused of flip-flopping, when he announced on Wednesday that he would cede the party chairmanship to succeed Sigmar Gabriel as foreign minister.

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  • Indian PM arrives in Ramallah for talks with Abbas
Indian PM arrives in Ramallah for talks with Abbas

Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas and the people of Palestine show that the Indian Prime Minister is a Global Leader. Commenting on the Palestine-Israel conflict, President Abbas said, "We have said and will say we are ready to engage in negotiations".

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  • Ex-wife of ousted White House aide describes an 'abusive' marriage
Ex-wife of ousted White House aide describes an 'abusive' marriage

Russian Federation already looking to interfere in 2018 midterms Dems pick up deep-red legislative seat in Missouri Speier on Trump's desire for military parade: "We have a Napoleon in the making" MORE was unhappy with deputy press secretary Raj Shah on Thursday after Shah said the White House could have done a better job handling the situ...

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  • 3 officers shot, 1 suspect dead in Georgia
3 officers shot, 1 suspect dead in Georgia

But while trying to serve the warrant, an altercation broke out, according to the sheriff, and all three officers were shot. A Locust Grove officer then arrived on the scene to assist. It said 46 officers were killed by gunfire previous year, down from 64 in 2016. He said the officer's wife was expecting their second child "any day now".

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  • CDC - Flu season to get worse with weeks of suffering ahead
CDC - Flu season to get worse with weeks of suffering ahead

Sixty-three children have died of the flu so far this season, with 10 dying in the past week. It is not clear why this flu season is so intense and so unusually widespread - still causing wide swaths of misery in 48 states and high levels of illness in 43 of them as of February 3.

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  • Killed, Scores Injured in Twin Bombing at Libya Mosque
Killed, Scores Injured in Twin Bombing at Libya Mosque

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack as at the time of filing this report. "This heinous act should not provide a justification for revenge attacks". Haftar, who opposes a UN-backed unity government based in Tripoli, announced Benghazi's "liberation" from jihadists in July last year after a three-year campaign, but sporadic violen...

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  • McConnell tees up budget deal
McConnell tees up budget deal

The would mean Speaker Paul Ryan would need Democrats to support the package; If other House Democrats follow Pelosi's lead, it would be doomed. "We didn't agree on anything, but at least we got them talking some specifics- obviously there are wide areas of disagreement, which will not surprise you, but it was useful", he said of Tuesday's i...

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  • Trump aide Rob Porter resigns from White House after abuse allegations
Trump aide Rob Porter resigns from White House after abuse allegations

So, this guy gets to sit in on top security briefings despite having been denied a clearance from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. At one event in the East Room, for example, Mr Porter stood in the back of the room and gestured to the president, showing him where he was supposed to go in order to sign documents.

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  • DC mayor's office says Trump must foot bill for military parade
DC mayor's office says Trump must foot bill for military parade

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford later confirmed that planning for the military parade is in the works. The DC Council tweeted on it's official page this morning that the schools are open, but the "Great Tank Parade" is "canceled".

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  • Mattis Breaks With Trump on Government Shutdown: 'Very Damaging to the Military'
Mattis Breaks With Trump on Government Shutdown: 'Very Damaging to the Military'

Included among those crashes were 37 troop deaths. One reporter asked Mattis if recent accidents at sea in the Pacific that killed USA sailors would be prevented if the military was fully funded. The committee's ranking member, Adam Smith of Washington, said funding other federal agencies through continuing resolutions could hinder US national ...

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  • Nineteen youngsters killed in Syrian airstrikes
Nineteen youngsters killed in Syrian airstrikes

Residents in Eastern Ghouta , near Damascus, and in the northwestern Idlib province have accused Syrian troops of using the toxic weapons in recent weeks. The UN mission in Damascus warned of "dire consequences" to the humanitarian crises in Syria, identifying seven areas needing urgent relief. The ongoing fighting and deliberate obstructions ...

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  • Mike Pence Supports Adam Rippon, Gay Olympic Skater Who Refused A Meeting
Mike Pence Supports Adam Rippon, Gay Olympic Skater Who Refused A Meeting

On Friday, before he attends the Olympic opening ceremony, Pence will visit a memorial for 46 South Korean sailors killed in 2010 in the sinking of a warship that Seoul blamed on a North Korean torpedo attack. After CNN also published a report of the alleged meeting, Jarrod Agen, the vice president's communications director, disputed USA Today's ...

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  • US Warplanes Bomb Pro-Assad Forces in Eastern Syria
US Warplanes Bomb Pro-Assad Forces in Eastern Syria

Officials say the airstrikes were in defense "of coalition and partner forces". The Euphrates, which flows through northeastern Syria, functions as a demarcation line separating the American-backed SDF and forces of the Bashar Assad regime backed by Russian Federation and Iran who are active around the city of Deir el-Zour.

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  • Alberta to stop importing BC wine effective immediately
Alberta to stop importing BC wine effective immediately

He said the boycott will potentially hurt relationships with wineries that have previously travelled to Edmonton for pop-up tastings - "that pipeline is shut off to us". Notley's trip to BC was an image rehab trip for her, not a pipeline sales pitch for the people of Alberta. A recent decision by the Alberta government to ban the import of B.C.

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  • A winter storm watch is in effect Thursday night through Friday evening
A winter storm watch is in effect Thursday night through Friday evening

Montana is gearing up for its second winter storm in less than a week, and it's expected to create big problems for travelers. Some airlines preemptively canceled or delayed flights on Tuesday in preparation the conditions Winter Storm Liam would bring.

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  • TTP bombing kills 11 troops in Swat Valley
TTP bombing kills 11 troops in Swat Valley

The bomb exploded on Saturday evening when the soldiers were playing volleyball after duty in the unit's sports area. As per Pakistani media reports, the banned outfit Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has claimed responsibility for the attack.

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  • Theresa May hails 'heroism' of suffragettes as centenary celebrations start
Theresa May hails 'heroism' of suffragettes as centenary celebrations start

Speaking to Piers Morgan on Good Morning Britain on Tuesday, the centenary of women's suffrage in the UK, Rudd said that it would be hard to give a legal pardon to those in the movement who used arson and violence as methods of protest. She added: "We now face the prospect of our country's public debate becoming oppressively hostile and participa...

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  • Winter Storm Watch Issued for Parts of New England
Winter Storm Watch Issued for Parts of New England

Heavy snow is possible with the potential for accumulations of 6 inches or more in some parts of the area. Chance of precipitation is 50%. The chance of precipitation is 30 percent. Two to four inches is projected along and north of the Massachusetts Turnpike to Route 128. Northeast wind around 6 miles per hour becoming southeast in the afternoon...

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  • Former President Nasheed Seeks Indian Intervention to End Maldives Emergency
Former President Nasheed Seeks Indian Intervention to End Maldives Emergency

Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen called a state of emergency on Monday and ordered soldiers to arrest his 80-year-old predecessor, Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, his estranged half brother, who supported the main political opposition. Nasheed, the opposition leader, unseated Gayoom in the country's first democratic elections in 2008. Violent scenes ...

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  • Julian Assange arrest warrant still stands, court rules
Julian Assange arrest warrant still stands, court rules

Chief Magistrate Emma Arbuthnot said legal precedents "underline the importance of a defendant attending court when bail to do so", adding: "I am not persuaded that the warrant should be withdrawn". In 2016, a United Nations panel called on Swedish and British authorities to end Assange's "deprivation of liberty". But under British authorities ...

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