• Sharif's Party Reportedly Gains Control Of Pakistani Senate
Sharif's Party Reportedly Gains Control Of Pakistani Senate

Some local media reports said that 131 candidates are competing now after four candidates have withdrawn from the elections in favor of some other runners. Polling is taking place in Pakistan's four provincial assemblies and the federal parliament, with officials expecting final results to be announced later in the afternoon.

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  • Eight Turkish soldiers killed, 13 wounded in Syria
Eight Turkish soldiers killed, 13 wounded in Syria

The private Dogan news agency reported that intense fighting had broken out in the afternoon between Turkish special forces units recently deployed in Afrin and YPG members, who mounted an ambush with the help of tunnels. Dogan, or DHA, released a video from Rajo showing Turkish-backed Syrian opposition fighters firing into the distance as well as ...

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  • House Republicans Reportedly Leaked Democratic Senator's Texts To Fox News
House Republicans Reportedly Leaked Democratic Senator's Texts To Fox News

On Thursday, the New York Times reported that House Intelligence Committee chair Devin Nunes (R-CA) leaked Senate Intelligence Committee ranking member Mark Warner's (D-VA) confidential text messages to Fox News as part of his ongoing effort to discredit the ongoing investigations of the Trump campaign for possible collusion with Russian Fe...

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  • Student kills parents at United States university
Student kills parents at United States university

Student say the police conduct safety seminars on campus, but they don't focus on active shooters. Davis Sr. was a part-time police officer in Chicago. Authorities said there are videos and photos of Davis Jr. carrying his father's gun from the parking lot into the residence hall. Police also elaborated on two separate encounters they had with ...

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  • Extremists attack French embassy of Burkina Faso
Extremists attack French embassy of Burkina Faso

The attack was claimed by the al-Qaida linked Al-Murabitoun group, which was led by one-eyed Algerian jihadist Mokhtar Belmokhtar. Authorities have not identified who was responsible for the attacks, CNN reported. "Four attackers were neutralised in the attack on the French embassy", it said in a statement posted on its Information Service webs...

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  • Suspects released over Slovakia murdered journalist
Suspects released over Slovakia murdered journalist

Police made seven arrests, including a businessman alleged to have links to the mafia in Italy and to officials close to Robert Fico, the Slovakian prime minister. Both Troskova and the secretary have denied any wrongdoing. Franco Roberti told Italian radio that Slovakian authorities had been warned, "but unfortunately they didn't heed us" with r...

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  • Trump trying to push Ivanka, Kushner out of White House?
Trump trying to push Ivanka, Kushner out of White House?

On February 27, The New York Times reported that Kushner, who has had access to some of the country's most sensitive classified documents, including the presidential daily brief, had "been stripped of his top-secret security clearance after months of delays in completing his background check".

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  • Two Sierra snowboarders dead, one at Squaw Valley
Two Sierra snowboarders dead, one at Squaw Valley

CONSIDERABLE avalanche danger exists at all elevations today due to likely wind slab and storm slab avalanches and possible deep slab avalanches. The resort says a man was hospitalized with a serious lower body injury, another person was treated and released and three people weren't hurt.

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  • Storm Emma: Snow continues to cause chaos across Wales
Storm Emma: Snow continues to cause chaos across Wales

These faults mainly occurred in the Eastern part of the country and the greater Dublin area. Weather charts show a massive snowstorm making its way to the tip of Cornwall where it will meet a second pressure system - creating the ideal storm of bad conditions.

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  • Dublin and Cork airports officially close their doors as Storm Emma beckons
Dublin and Cork airports officially close their doors as Storm Emma beckons

Emergency services around the country have been praised for their work overnight as the country braved some of the most severe conditions in decades. So far, bus service is expected to be implemented at the Newark Airport starting at 11:30 a.m.

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  • Delta reviewing ties with all 'politically divisive' groups after NRA controversy
Delta reviewing ties with all 'politically divisive' groups after NRA controversy

Republican state Sen. Chuck Hufstetler said Tuesday that officials were working behind the scenes to resolve the dispute that erupted when Delta announced it would no longer offer discounted rates to NRA members. Governors in NY and CT are trying to lure Delta to relocate to one their respective, gun control-friendly states. Contacted Thursday, W...

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  • Police detain Italian suspects named by slain journalist
Police detain Italian suspects named by slain journalist

Gaspar identified the detainees by their first names and initials and some of these appeared to match names of Italian businesspeople who were the focus of Kuciak's final report . Kuciak had in particular investigated the Vadalà family and its alleged ties with the worldwide crime syndicate of Calabrian origin, 'Ndrangheta .

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  • United States ambassador to Mexico steps down amid tense relations
United States ambassador to Mexico steps down amid tense relations

Mrs. Jacobson began her career at the State Department as a presidential management intern in 1986, during the Reagan administration, after graduating from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. Then three days later, on February 20, the U.S. State Department submitted a request for Mexico to approve the new ambassador, and...

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  • US' ultimatum to North Korea: Talks must lead to denuclearisation
US' ultimatum to North Korea: Talks must lead to denuclearisation

The United States has insisted that any future talks with North Korea must be aimed at that country's denuclearization, something Pyongyang has rejected. U.S. President Donald Trump's daughter and adviser Ivanka Trump also took part in Sunday's closing ceremony. Moon has repeatedly stressed the need to continue fostering the recent rapproc...

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  • Shots fired on CMU campus, suspect at large
Shots fired on CMU campus, suspect at large

The men's basketball game Friday between Central Michigan and Western Michigan University has been postponed, said Michael Alford, Central Michigan's athletics director. "This was a awful incident, it was an isolated incident, but we had two people that were killed in a residence facility", Gov. Rick Snyder, R, said at a Friday press conferen...

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  • Almost two dozen civilians killed in Turkish attacks on Syria's Afrin
Almost two dozen civilians killed in Turkish attacks on Syria's Afrin

The Turkish army often uses the word neutralised in its statements to imply the militants were either killed, wounded or captured. It's still one of the deadliest days for Turkey since the invasion began, and numerous wounded are described as being in critical condition.

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  • Blast injures 4 in Kabul
Blast injures 4 in Kabul

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the latest blast. Basir Mujahid, spokesman for the Kabul police chief, said the blast occurred in eastern Kabul , in an area that is home to a military training center, the government's customs offices and some guesthouses.

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  • Kids file back into Florida school
Kids file back into Florida school

And a gofundme.com campaign started by Parkland student Cameron Kasky had raised almost $2.8 million as of Wednesday morning. It was two weeks after police say a former student opened fire in the school with an AR-15, killing 14 classmates and three staff members.

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  • Attack on humanitarian workers godless, despicable
Attack on humanitarian workers godless, despicable

Samatha disclosed that two of the deceased aid workers were contractors with International Organisation for Migration (IOM) working as coordinators in the camp for 55,000 Internally Displaced Persons who fled their homes as a result of the ongoing insurgency in the area.

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  • Armenia ditches normalisation deal with Turkey
Armenia ditches normalisation deal with Turkey

Sargsyan himself has been a leader of the ruling Republican Party of Armenia since 2007 and now intends to become a prime minister of the country. Armenian Parliament elected Armen Sarkissian as the country's president with 90 votes for and 10 votes against, the Armenian media reported on March 2.

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