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Russia Says It Won't Stop Tailing US Aircraft After 'Unsafe' Maneuver

Russia Says It Won't Stop Tailing US Aircraft After 'Unsafe' Maneuver It followed that with five more videos Wednesday showing the Russian plane hovering close the Navy plane. "If understanding of this fact by American pilots provokes depression and phobias in them, we advise they halt such flights near Russian borders or return to talks to agree on flight rules", Interfax cited the statement as saying. [Full Article...]

Israeli concertgoers suing New Zealanders over Lorde concert boycott

Israeli concertgoers suing New Zealanders over Lorde concert boycott Israeli legal rights group Shurat HaDin claims that the two authors, one Jewish and one Palestinian, were aware that their open letter could result in a boycott , and as such, have filed on behalf of three prospective concertgoers for $13,000 in damages. [Full Article...]

TMC wins Noapara assembly bypoll, leads in Uluberia Lok Sabha seat

TMC wins Noapara assembly bypoll, leads in Uluberia Lok Sabha seat The Congress's Vivek Dhakad won the Mandalgarh assembly seat, defeating his nearest BJP rival Shakti Singh Hada by almost 13,000 votes. The Congress snatched the Mandalgarh Assembly seat by 13,000 votes from BJP. In the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, the Congress had not won a single seat in Rajasthan. Rajasthan had been hit by farmers' protests too. Sajda is the wife of TMC MP Sultan Ahmed, whose de... [Full Article...]

Raytheon's $694M missile project reportedly misses target during new test

Raytheon's $694M missile project reportedly misses target during new test U.S. Department of Defense officials are looking over the test to find out what went wrong. In February, an SM-3 missile launched from the USS John Paul Jones, a guided-missile destroyer, successfully shot down an intermediate-range ballistic missile target dropped from a cargo plane. [Full Article...]

Chelsea's Batshuayi seals loan switch to Dortmund

Chelsea's Batshuayi seals loan switch to Dortmund The Gabonese striker will have left Arsenal fans purring after the comparison, as Henry is the club's all-time top-scorer (228 goals ) and among the greatest players ever to grace the Premier League . Maybe it was not the path I set out on, but everyone knows that Auba's insane, and yes: I am a insane boy, hahahaha! I have made mistakes, but I never had any bad intentions. [Full Article...]

German FM Warns of 'Growing Frustration With Israel's Actions in Europe'

German FM Warns of 'Growing Frustration With Israel's Actions in Europe' In an awkward exchange, Gabriel said his country is "very much in favor" of the two-state solution. Netanyahu, who heads what is seen as the most right-wing government in Israel's history, interjected to reiterate his position that his country would have to maintain security control in the Palestinian territories under any peace arrangement. [Full Article...]

Court overturns bans on 28 Russian athletes

Court overturns bans on 28 Russian athletes Eleven more athletes had their appeals against the International Olympic Committee ( IOC ) ban partially upheld. South Korea's Unification Ministry announced on Tuesday that Pyongyang had sent a message on Monday night stating that it would not hold a joint cultural event at North Korea's Diamond Mountain on February 4 as part of ceremonies to mark the Winter Games in the South's Pyeon... [Full Article...]

Unfortunate: Amtrak Carrying Republican Lawmakers Collides with Truck

Unfortunate: Amtrak Carrying Republican Lawmakers Collides with Truck Neighbors gathered by the tracks amid a rural area near the Grayrock North housing subdivision, with a small farm with chickens and cows sitting about 100 feet from the wreck. Nunes said six to 10 people in the vehicle with him have head or neck injuries. Rep Greg Walden of OR posted a photo showing a garbage truck had been upended and trashes were strewn all over the ground. [Full Article...]

2 teenagers shot in California school, suspect in custody

2 teenagers shot in California school, suspect in custody Two teenagers were injured in a shooting at Sal Castro Middle School in Los Angeles , California Thursday. The Los Angeles School Police Department (LAPD) said the students were shot at the Sal Castro Middle School in Westlake District. [Full Article...]

UIL Announces District Alignments for the 2018-20 School Years

UIL Announces District Alignments for the 2018-20 School Years Both will remain in District 11-6A for football and most team sports. - High school coaches are on edge as the governing body of sports announces new district alignments. One of the anticipated changes this year is that Class 5A will be split up into two divisions based on school size. For football, the Northwest Texans will be in 4-5A Division II with Fort Worth's Carter-Riverside, Eastern Hi... [Full Article...]

Michelle Obama relives last year's awkward gift exchange

Michelle Obama relives last year's awkward gift exchange She told Winfrey that she won't be running for office despite the clamor from the public that she should run for President next. (She's currently a junior.) They now live "down the street from the White House", Obama said. "We know who we are and I know who this country is", she said. Come out of the house?' But we're doing great. The dogs, Bo and Sunny, don't know what a doorbell is. [Full Article...]

Fine speeding drivers going 1mph over the limit, says police chief

Fine speeding drivers going 1mph over the limit, says police chief Edmund King, AA president, said: "We need alert, safe drivers checking the road ahead and adhering to the limits rather than paranoid drivers forever checking the speedometer to check they are 1mph above or below the limit". "Whilst any sensible person would support the principle of trying to make our roads safer, I think the comments by Chief Constable Anthony Bangham demonstrate a woeful lack ... [Full Article...]

SAI funding slashed, Khelo India gets a boost

SAI funding slashed, Khelo India gets a boost Health and education cess have been augmented to 4 percent. Scheme for revitalising school infrastructure with an allocation of Rs. one lakh crore over four years would enhance the quality of education in the country, said Khaitan. The annual budget presented by the finance minister reinforced this government's commitment to inclusive development and sustainable job creation. Live visuals emergi... [Full Article...]

Cape City's dwindling reservoir as metropolis operating out of water

Cape City's dwindling reservoir as metropolis operating out of water This has been bumped back four days, previously expected to hit on April 12. Lastly, though Holden said it is completely safe to keep bottled water for long amounts of time. Borehole companies, meanwhile, have been doing a nice business, as those who can afford to build their own private water storage wells opt to do that. [Full Article...]

UML Chair Oli calls on Swaraj

UML Chair Oli calls on Swaraj Swaraj and Oli held a one-on-one meeting that lasted more than an hour shortly after she flew into Kathmandu for a two-day visit. External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj talks to journalists after arriving at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu , Nepal, on February 1, 2018. [Full Article...]

Over 1000 miners trapped underground in South Africa

Over 1000 miners trapped underground in South Africa Sibanye-Stillwater spokesperson James Wellsted said on Thursday afternoon that all the miners have been accounted for and are safe. "We are supplying food and water ", he added in a telephone message to AFP. "Mining is very unsafe, and mineworkers risk life and limb daily to put bread on the table for their families". "This incident also raises serious concern regarding the lack of emergency co... [Full Article...]

Govt committed to early solution of Naga issue: Rijiju

Govt committed to early solution of Naga issue: Rijiju Accusing the BJP of "playing a dirty game" to grab political power at the expense of Naga aspirations, they said it was exemplified by their slogan "Election for Solution". Altogether 11 political parties had signed a joint declaration not to participate in the election on January 29 last, but the BJP backed out the next day. [Full Article...]

This woman's 'emotional support' peacock wasn't allowed to board a flight

This woman's 'emotional support' peacock wasn't allowed to board a flight A U.S. based woman bought a ticket for her peacock named Dexter a ticket as well to join her in-flight to Los Angeles from Newark airport. The Jet Set posted video that captures the bird's arrival at the terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport, along with photos - replete with visible bird droppings, some commenters suggest - of the grounded peacock. [Full Article...]

CDC Director Resigns Over Financial Conflicts of Interest

CDC Director Resigns Over Financial Conflicts of Interest Fitzgerald tendered, and the Secretary accepted, her resignation. Her investments were "limiting her ability to complete all of her duties as CDC Director", HHS spokesman Matt Lloyd said in the statement . She recused herself from working on issues related to cancer and opioids, two major public health threats, because of investments that she said were hard to divest. [Full Article...]

Obasanjo registers as member for Coaltion for Nigeria movement

Obasanjo registers as member for Coaltion for Nigeria movement Obasanjo who was welcomed by the Chairman of the Council, Wole Sokunbi immediately filled the registration form handed over to him by Oyinlola. He stressed that he has not renounced his membership in All Progressives Congress (APC) adding that there are two different things between a party and movement. [Full Article...]


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