• Presidents Day 2016: What's open and what's closed
Presidents Day 2016: What's open and what's closed

Of course we all appreciated a day out of school in IN, where February is the longest month of the year back when "snow days" were more scarce than real holidays but we were well-reminded of the significance of it all. Monday is the so-called "Presidents' Day", a day that lives in infamy for many reasons. As you can see, above and below, Presid...

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  • Think Bernie Sanders has no chance? Think again
Think Bernie Sanders has no chance? Think again

IFILL: Senator, do you worry at all that you will be the instrument of thwarting history, as Senator Clinton keeps claiming that she might be the first woman president? Foreign affairs also took on unusual prominence as Clinton sought to underscore her experience and Sanders excoriated her judgment on Libya and Iraq, as well...

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  • Match cannot be held at unsafe ground: HC
Match cannot be held at unsafe ground: HC

The stadium has been allotted four matches, including the first semi-final, of the mega-cricket event scheduled to start in March. The bench was of the view that "ultimately it is the safety of the stadium, which will host the match, that is paramount".

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  • Telstra Suffers Nationwide Network Outage
Telstra Suffers Nationwide Network Outage

Customers with Australia's largest mobile network operator, Telstra , are reporting connectivity issues across the country. Excess data on Telstra is billed at AUD$10 per GB, so in a way, the free day could provide customers with much as AUD$48,000 in value.

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  • Polls give Donald Trump huge advantage going into SC
Polls give Donald Trump huge advantage going into SC

Who knows, maybe wounded parental scolding is going to turn out to be the tone that finally strips Trump of his support, but I doubt it. It does serve a bigger strategic goal for Rubio, though, whose campaign seems to have decided he should fight his robotic image by talking about his kids more.

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  • 6 founding EU nations commit to the original unity goals
6 founding EU nations commit to the original unity goals

Top EU Officials and diplomats - the so-called "Sherpas" - will meet in Brussels today to finalise the draft that will be debated by EU leaders at a crunch European Council summit next week at which Mr Cameron hopes to nail down an EU reform deal he can sell to the country.

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  • PM calls for peace on Haiti's first day with no president
PM calls for peace on Haiti's first day with no president

Madistin said the agreement reflected the position of part of the global community and Haiti's ruling class. Opposition protesters and police clashed in downtown Port-au-Prince in the area that hosts the capital's heavily attended and raucous annual Mardi Gras celebrations, with some groups trying to attack Carnival stages.

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  • Umar Akmal's 40-ball 93 powers Lahore to big win
Umar Akmal's 40-ball 93 powers Lahore to big win

The two men shared a 74-run partnership but after Sarfraz's departure, wickets kept falling and the Gladiators never recovered. The 63-run defeat was Quetta's first of the tournament, after they had set the early pace with three consecutive wins.

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  • North Korea 'ready to launch missile by Super Bowl Sunday'
North Korea 'ready to launch missile by Super Bowl Sunday'

The North was believed to be making preparations for a test launch of a long-range rocket, USA officials have said, after activity at its test site was observed by satellite. Security Council and the main provider of food and fuel for the North. It said coverings obscured whether a space-launch vehicle was present on the pad.

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  • Hotel shooting in Dublin, Ireland, kills one
Hotel shooting in Dublin, Ireland, kills one

When emergency workers arrived, they found three injured men. One of the men, described as being in his 30s, was pronounced dead. PA A Garda outside the Regency Hotel in Dublin after one man died and two others were injured following a shooting incident at the hotel.

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  • Zika virus: What you need to know
Zika virus: What you need to know

During my studies as an miles per hour student, at Yale University's School of Public Health, followed by the acquisition of my Doctorate, in Community Health Education, from Columbia University Teachers College, I was taught to question everything, from an epidemiological vantage point and beyond, in terms of diseases.

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  • National Football League and law enforcement: No credible threat to Super Bowl 50
National Football League and law enforcement: No credible threat to Super Bowl 50

On Sunday, Super Bowl 50 will take place between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara , CA. Here are some trailers fans can expect to see during Super Bowl 2016. Although Bourne 5 doesn't have an official title yet, it still gets the Super Bowl ad treatment this year. Its Birmingham bar in Regen...

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  • Refugees usually enjoy only temporary protection in Germany
Refugees usually enjoy only temporary protection in Germany

More than one million refugees reached Europe's shores in 2015, while over 3,700 people either died or went missing in their perilous journey into the continent, according to figures released by the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

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  • Donald Trump has been nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
Donald Trump has been nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Trump joins Pope Francis, Edward Snowden, a women's cycling team from Afghanistan and Nadia Murad , an activist supporting ISIS rape victims. The Nobel committees invite thousands of people every year to nominate peace prize recipients .

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  • Delta Pilot Forced To Ground Plane After Flight Attendants' Fist Fight
Delta Pilot Forced To Ground Plane After Flight Attendants' Fist Fight

A Delta Air Lines Boeing 757-200 from Los Angeles to Minneapolis was en route when the captain made a decision to divert the aircraft to Salt Lake City telling air traffic control that he wanted to "hear from his flight attendants". The Washington Post received an email from Delta on Monday morning apologizing for the inconvenience it caused. The ...

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  • 'Massive pay gap' worse for higher-qualified black staff - TUC
'Massive pay gap' worse for higher-qualified black staff - TUC

He also said the government is working to extend this measure to universities. The think-tank said the employment gap between the best and worst performing regions of the United Kingdom was 11%, but for black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) people the figure is 26%.

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  • Coach K sits out Tuesday's game
Coach K sits out Tuesday's game

Duke will now have to begin a new streak of weeks in the Top 25 after appearing in the AP poll for 167 consecutive weeks. He was checked out at Duke hospital later that evening and did not miss any games. The Blue Devils are struggling and in a slump, and look to turn it around now as we inch closer to the NCAA tournament. Duke is led in scor...

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  • ISIS confirms death of 'Jihadi John' in Dabiq magazine
ISIS confirms death of 'Jihadi John' in Dabiq magazine

According to BBC News , " Jihadi John " was killed on November 12 when the vehicle he was in was struck by an unmanned drone in the city of Raqqa, the capital of the Islamic State's self-proclaimed caliphate in northern Syria. "Of the deeds that attest to his kindness and generosity is that after receiving a sabiyyah (concubine) as a gift he did...

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  • On historic foray, Castro visits France as Cuba opens up
On historic foray, Castro visits France as Cuba opens up

France called on the U.S.to lift the economic embargo against Cuba during a historic state visit Monday by the Caribbean island's president aimed at boosting economic relations between Havana and Paris. Castro will hold talks with Hollande at the Elysee presidential palace and attend a state dinner. As chair of the Paris Club of creditor nation...

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  • College Students Drown On Indian Beach Picnic
College Students Drown On Indian Beach Picnic

The Indian Navy and the Indian Coast Guard deployed a Chetak helicopter and a speedboat besides police divers for the combined mega rescue operations. According to NDTV report, Around 130 students from the Abida Inaamdar College in Pune had gone for the picnic to the Murud beach, a popular tourist spot.

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