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People Train mows down five elephants in Assam
Author: 0 Train mows down five elephants in Assam

Locals alleged that they tried to signal the loco pilot to slow down due to the movement of elephants but to no avail, resulting in death of four pachyderms. "The 19 locations were decided at a meeting in December 21 in Lumding", a forest official said. The NFR is keen on mitigating elephant mortality on railway tracks but at the same time safety of train movements has to be ensured, he added.

People Trump on Staffer Accused of Domestic Abuse: 'We Wish Him Well'
Author: 0 Trump on Staffer Accused of Domestic Abuse: 'We Wish Him Well'

But his suggestion in private that he would be willing to step down if the president wanted him to reflected the degree to which the scandal surrounding Porter, 40, has engulfed the White House. Their divorce became final last fall. Sorensen denied her accusations, saying he had "never committed violence of any kind against any woman in my entire life".

People Israel will not allow Iran 'entrenchment' in Syria: PM
Author: 0 Israel will not allow Iran 'entrenchment' in Syria: PM

The F-16 jet went down during a mission that followed an Iranian drone launch into Israeli territory, Israel says. Israel says the Iranian base had been used to dispatch a drone into Israeli airspace earlier in the day. Abroad, Iran has successfully helped push back the Islamic State group in Iraq and assisted embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad in regaining strategic ground in his country's long war.

People President Trump Signs HISTORIC TWO-YEAR Budget Agreement
Author: 0 President Trump Signs HISTORIC TWO-YEAR Budget Agreement

Paul brushed off the pressure. Mr Paul was unfazed, saying: "I didn't come up here to be part of somebody's club". "I see Republicans producing a bigger number than we have on big agreements traditionally, especially since 2010 taking the majority", McHenry said.

Author: 0 Turkey's Erdogan says helicopter was downed in northern Syria

On Jan. 20, Turkey launched "Operation Olive Branch" to clear YPG militants from Afrin in northwestern Syria. Yildirim said the helicopter was on a mission in the Afrin region as part of Ankara's offensive dubbed Operation "Olive Branch".

People Kim Jong Un invites South Korean president for summit: South Korea
Author: 0 Kim Jong Un invites South Korean president for summit: South Korea

Kim also delivered her brother's offer for a summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Critics say it's unclear whether revived dialogue between the Koreas could lead to immediate breakthrough on the nuclear stalemate when it seems unlikely that the North would be willing to give up its nukes under any deal.

People Accused Rapist Used Deceased Victim's Thumb To Unlock Phone, Text Friends
Author: 0 Accused Rapist Used Deceased Victim's Thumb To Unlock Phone, Text Friends

According to a graphic police report filed in court and obtained by DailyMail, com, on Saturday night, Noceda, a student at Mariner High School, had gone to a party in a mobile home park in Lynwood, where she met Varela. Varela showed his roommate Noceda's body, then went to work to his job at Mukilteo Dairy Queen . The alleged killer is said to have described how he broke Alyssa's legs to stuff her body into a black crate, which he was going to fill with onions and bury.

People Pelosi's faux filibuster: Who liked it more, Democrats or Republicans?
Author: 0 Pelosi's faux filibuster: Who liked it more, Democrats or Republicans?

She warned that without a promise to debate immigration legislation, "a large number of members of our caucus" would not support the budget deal , which could lead to the second U.S. Wednesday afternoon, the House's historian pointed out that Pelosi had spoken for more than seven hours, the longest continuous speech in more than a hundred years.

Author: 0 Syria eases strikes on rebel enclave after deadly campaign - monitor

The report said that since the start of the year, at least 11 children who attended Save the Children-supported schools, as well as one of the teachers, have been killed. In a statement, UN Secretary-General António Guterres called on the parties involved in the ongoing conflict to move toward a political solution, which he says is the "only way to end the violence and the bad suffering of the Syrian people".

People India, UAE to work together to fulfil Indian diaspora dreams: Modi
Author: 0 India, UAE to work together to fulfil Indian diaspora dreams: Modi

As per details by Gulf News, the first-ever Hindu temple planned for Abu Dhabi will come up in a 14-acre land by 2020 with seven towers representing the seven emirates in the UAE, officials have disclosed. However, he said that his government is not satisfied at this and wants to do better. The temple would be hand-carved by Indian temple artisans and assembled in the UAE, replicating BAPS temples in New Delhi and the one under construction in New Jersey.

Author: 0 Russia, Turkey to enhance military coordination in Syria

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan confirmed the downing of the helicopter, according to Turkish media. The helicopter is reported to have crashed in the Turkish Hatay Province on the border with Syria's Afrin region where Ankara is conducting Operation Olive Branch against Kurdish forces.

People Nordcorea, Kim invita presidente Sudcorea Moon a Pyongyang
Author: 0 Nordcorea, Kim invita presidente Sudcorea Moon a Pyongyang

Decisivo, in tal senso, è stato il pranzo avvenuto tra il presidente Moon Jae-in, alcuni dirigenti nordcoreani e la sorella del leader Kim Jong-un, al palazzo presidenziale di Seul . La Corea del Nord attacca il vice presidente Usa Mike Pence per "essersi avvantaggiato delle sacre Olimpiadi per far salire il confronto con la Corea del Nord ": ha tenuto "a distanza" la delegazione nordcoreana, nonostante fossero vicini.

Author: 0 North Korea invites South Korean president to visit

Seated within arm's reach of each other, South Korean President Moon Jae In , Kim Yo Jong , the influential younger sister of North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un , and Kim Yong Nam , the North's nominal head of state, cheered on. Analysts say the North's decision to send her to the Olympics shows eagerness to break out from diplomatic isolation by improving relations with the South, which it could use as a bridge for approaching the United States.

People Syria calls rare US strike an effort 'to support terrorism'
Author: 0 Syria calls rare US strike an effort 'to support terrorism'

Syrian warplanes pounded the area Tuesday, conducting over 40 strikes and killing at least 37 people, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which monitors violence in Syria . While not specifically calling for Turkey to pull back from its offensive against Kurdish militias in northern Syria, he said that Ankara should not worsen the conflict.

People Another Trump aide out after abuse allegations; speechwriter accused by ex-wife
Author: 0 Another Trump aide out after abuse allegations; speechwriter accused by ex-wife

Sorensen's resignation came as the Post was reporting a story on Corbett's claims , which included that he ran a vehicle over her foot, rubbed a burning cigarette on her hand and threw her into a wall. Hicks joined the Trump campaign as the press secretary in 2015. The allegations of domestic abuse against Porter first came to light Tuesday. "And literally that was it".

People UN chief calls for immediate de-escalation in Syria
Author: 0 UN chief calls for immediate de-escalation in Syria

He said the aircraft met "massive Syrian anti-air fire", and the F-16 later came down in northern Israel's Jezreel valley. Some Israeli analysts are warning that this is a very unsafe rhetorical strategy, as Russian officials have been trying to calm the situation , and with Israel both continuing to escalate and making it about Iran, they may be pushing Russia into a more explicitly pro-Iran stance.

People Turkish president says helicopter downed in Syria
Author: 0 Turkish president says helicopter downed in Syria

A spokesman for the Kurdish militia said his fighters downed the chopper in Raju, northwest Afrin. "We might lose a helicopter , but they'll pay the price for this". Turkish forces have been leading a counteroffensive against Kurdish militias since late January. Since the operation began, Turkish forces and the FSA have liberated a total of 47 zones, including 30 villages and 13 strategic mountains or hills.

People Ragbir safe from deportation for now
Author: 0 Ragbir safe from deportation for now

A law suit filed in federal district court in the Southern District of NY on Friday, has resulted in the government agreeing to stay Ravi Ragbir's deportation temporarily. "This lawsuit is not just about me, it is about all of the members of our community who are speaking out in our struggle for immigrant rights". Sally Peil of Arnold & Porter said, "ICE's targeting of immigrant-rights activists based on their protected speech and political advocacy plainly violates the First Amendment".

People Mike Pence missed a diplomatic opportunity at the Winter Olympics
Author: 0 Mike Pence missed a diplomatic opportunity at the Winter Olympics

Over the course of the summit, which also included Kim Yong-nam ( North Korea's ceremonial head of state) and Ri Son-gwon (North Korea's chief negotiator), Ms. Asia experts said Pence's sour conduct toward the North Koreans could be seen as disrespectful to the South Korean hosts, who were demonstrating a moment of harmony with the North.

People Kim Jong Un invites South's Moon to Pyongyang: Seoul
Author: 0 Kim Jong Un invites South's Moon to Pyongyang: Seoul

In the front row of the grandstand, United States' Vice-President Mike Pence stood to wave and applaud the U.S. team as they made their circuit of the stadium. Kim is leading the North Korean delegation to the Olympics that also includes Kim Yo Jong, the younger powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

People Trump Blocks Release Of Democrats' Memo On Russia Probe
Author: 0 Trump Blocks Release Of Democrats' Memo On Russia Probe

President Trump will not declassify the memo from Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee as it now is written, the White House announced in a letter Friday night. Schiff, who has traded bitter Twitter messages with the president after Trump called him one of "the biggest liars and leakers" in Washington, warned this week that Trump might call for "political edits" meant to erase embarrassing parts of the memo, not information related to national security.

People Charities warned after Oxfam Haiti prostitute claims
Author: 0 Charities warned after Oxfam Haiti prostitute claims

Ms Mordaunt, the International Development Secretary, condemned the "horrific behaviour" of some Oxfam staff members after a spate damning claims this weekend. In a statement on Friday, Oxfam neither confirmed nor denied The Times newspaper report but said its misconduct findings had "related to offences including bullying, harassment, intimidation and failure to protect staff as well as sexual misconduct".

People 3 die, others hurt in Grand Canyon helicopter crash
Author: 0 3 die, others hurt in Grand Canyon helicopter crash

Hualapai Police Department said three people have died and four more are injured. An after-hours phone call and email to Papillion were not immediately returned Saturday. Robb represented a woman badly burned in a deadly Papillion crash at the Grand Canyon in 2001. Kenitzer identified the downed aircraft as an Eurocopter EC130 but he was unable to elaborate on where the helicopter went down or what caused the crash.

People Saratov Airlines Plane Crashes Near Moscow, 71 People Feared Dead
Author: 0 Saratov Airlines Plane Crashes Near Moscow, 71 People Feared Dead

According to initial information, the plane was carrying 65 passengers and six crew. Another source, from the emergency services, told Interfax that the airplane was manufactured less than eight years ago. The Antonov An-148 was flying to Orsk, a city in the Urals, and crashed in the Ramensky district outside Moscow, news agency AFP reported. The Russian Transport Ministry was considering various possible reasons, including weather conditions and a pilot error, Interfax said.

People Winter Olympic athletes you don't want to miss
Author: 0 Winter Olympic athletes you don't want to miss

And they are certainly the most diplomatically fraught Olympics the world has seen in a while, coming after tense months of North Korean weapons tests and hawkish tweets from Donald Trump that set the world on edge. After departing South Korea this week, she said there was a shared excitement with many people. If it takes place, the meeting would be the first between two Korean leaders since October 2007.

People Protect yourself: Get a flu shot today
Author: 0 Protect yourself: Get a flu shot today

The flu has further tightened its grip on the country as the CDC now warns that this season is as bad as the swine flu epidemic nine years ago. "It looks like we are on track to break some recent records", Dr. The season has been dominated by the H3N2 flu strain, which usually is more virulent, but the virus itself doesn't seem to be much different from previous H3N2 strains.

People YPG spokesperson says Turkey bogged down in Afrin
Author: 0 YPG spokesperson says Turkey bogged down in Afrin

In a statement, Turkish General Staff said one of the ATAK helicopter crashed at around 1 p.m. (1000GMT) during ongoing operation in Afrin. At least two Turkish troops were killed on Saturday as a military helicopter was shot down in the mountainous border region between Turkey and Syria , prompting the country's president to promise that those responsible will pay a "heavy price".

People Another White House Official Resigns Over Domestic Abuse Claims
Author: 0 Another White House Official Resigns Over Domestic Abuse Claims

A short time later, however, Trump signaled that he believes the real victim in the Rob Porter scandal is Porter himself - not the women he allegedly abused. Porter has denied the allegations. Though the allegations against Porter became public this week, Kelly had previously been given an indication that something was amiss with the staff secretary's attempts to get a security clearance, according to an administration official who insisted on anonymity to discuss internal matters.

Author: 0 Dan Rather Calls Trump's Defense Of Porter A 'Heat-Seeking Missile'

Trump said Friday he was surprised by the allegations, but praised Porter's work and noted that Porter said he was innocent. "And I think you have to remember that", he added. She also provided the Post with text messages and emails in which Sorensen berated her and showed the newspaper a photo of a scar from the alleged cigarette burn.

People Abbas asks India to help mediate peace talks with Israel
Author: 0 Abbas asks India to help mediate peace talks with Israel

The visit will reaffirm India's foreign policy position that its relationship with one country is independent of its ties with a third country and will de-hyphenate Israel and Palestine after Modi's standalone visit to Israel in July past year.

People Human rights activist Asma Jahangir dies at 66
Author: 0 Human rights activist Asma Jahangir dies at 66

Jahangir received France's highest civilian award in 2014 and Sweden's alternative to the Nobel Prize for her decades of rights work. In 1987 she co-founded the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan and became its Secretary General until 1993 when she was elevated as the commission's chairperson, reports The News International .

People North Korean Cheerleaders: 100 Olympic Stars Are Born
Author: 0 North Korean Cheerleaders: 100 Olympic Stars Are Born

The powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is watching a joint Korean hockey team's historic first match against Switzerland at the Olympics with South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Some North Korean experts believe tough United Nations sanctions that are cutting off most of the isolated North's sources of revenue have added pressure on Pyongyang to engage further with Seoul.

People BJP demands dismissal of 4 officials including Pandian
Author: 0 BJP demands dismissal of 4 officials including Pandian

Over 20 activists of the BJP today barged into the official residence of V Karthikeyan Pandian in the morning. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers accused Pandian of working for the ruling Biju Janata Dal ( BJD ) in the state. OAS Association President Saroj Samal said that a resolution has been passed by the association following the attack. Several BJP workers holding party flag and posters staged a protest demonstration before the official residence of Mr Pandian alleging that he ...