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People Russian Federation officially bars opposition leader from staging rallies
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Reacting to the ban placed on him by the Central Election Commission, Navalny responded by calling for a boycott of the vote set for March. His chief of staff, Leonid Volkov, tweeted that he, too, had been detained. Navalny has risen to prominence in recent years by posting investigative stories online about the alleged corrupt practices of Russia's elite. The Kremlin rejects allegations of widespread high-level corruption and condemns Navalny as a risky threat to the country's stability.

People West Virginia Teacher's Strike Closes All Public Schools
Author: 0 West Virginia Teacher's Strike Closes All Public Schools

Justice] from day one that was not enough", Lee told CNN on the phone from a picket line in Charleston, West Virginia, Thursday morning. "We've actually been educating teachers at our universities in West Virginia and they're not staying here".

People Winter Olympics 2018: North Korea's General Kim Yong-chol to attend
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According to the official, following a recent visit to the South by a high-ranking North Korean delegation, Lee met with the top diplomats from the U.S., Japan and Russian Federation stationed in Seoul to closely communicate the current situation on the Korean Peninsula and to discuss their future collaborations.

People Saudi Arabia to Invest $64 bn in Entertainment
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The General Entertainment Authority Chief, Ahmad bin Aqeel al-Khatib, said construction of the building had already begun, adding that the house construction was aimed at attaining global standard in the entertainment sector. The entertainment authority has planned more than 5,000 events for 2018. And next month, the kingdom is planning to open the country's first movie theatre after a more than 35-year-ban.

People Delhi IAS Association condemn attack on Chief Secy
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He said that even the during the first six years in office in Delhi between 1998 and 2004, when the Bharatiya Janata Party was in power at Centre, the Congress too did not get officials as per their requests. The senior bureaucrat , who met the Lt Governor on Tuesday, claimed that the MLAs attacked him over the issue of disbursal of funds for advertisements.

People Russian curling coach says Alexander Krushelnitsky unknowingly slipped meldonium
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The first athletes from Russian Federation to win an Olympic medal in mixed-doubles curling have been stripped of their bronze medal and disqualified from the Winter Games after one of them tested positive for doping. IOC director of communications Mark Adams said: "The behaviour of the team in general and other aspects will be taken into account by the IOC through the invitation group which is led by IOC member Nicola Hervitz".

People Liam Gallagher Performs Heartbreaking Tribute To Manchester Attack Victims At BRIT Awards
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Little Mix's Perrie Edwards, Jesy Nelson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jade Thirlwall attending the Brit Awards at the O2 Arena, London . See photos from the One Love Manchester show here . 'The whole industry wants to come together to pay their respects to the victims. As he introduced Liam to the stage, fellow Mancunian Gary Barlow said: "In a tribute to the people who we so sadly lost that day, but who always live on forever in our hearts, mind and memories, please welcome onstage Liam ...

People Pres. Trump to Hold Listening Session With Students, Teachers Wednesday
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Asked if Trump would support renewing a federal assault weapons ban that expired more than a decade ago, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said at a briefing that "we haven't closed the door on any front". It is unclear how many students and teachers are expected to meet with the USA leader, but many survivors of the shooting have hit out at the president, calling on him to take action on gun control instead of offering his condolences.

People Iran may withdraw from nuclear deal if gets no benefits: Abbas Araqchi
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US President Donald Trump in October declined to certify that the accord was in the interests of the US and later announced that he would scrap it and reimpose sanctions unless European allies align with the U.S. Araghchi rejected Trump's demand to address other issues as part of the continued operation of the nuclear deal, including the country's burgeoning ballistic missile program.

People Goggia grabs downhill as Vonn settles for 3rd
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Then it was postponed. Miller did it. Vonn, too. Vonn's Olympic career is nearly certainly over, but she has no intention of retiring from the sport-with the target of Ingemar Stenmark's record of World Cup wins in her sights. She skipped super-G and downhill . It's also no surprise her three dogs feature in several pictures. "But he's here and he's able to see me win a bronze".

People Anthony Davis starts NBA All-Star Game wearing DeMarcus Cousins' jersey
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Thunder fans may not want to see Davis go full Westbrook mode as the Pelicans are among the eight teams vying for the final six playoff spots in the Western Conference. "He's a guy that likes to operate more behind the scenes, talking to Dell and the front office about what he wants to see from the team", Guillory said.

People Trump pledges to find long-term solution to gun violence
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The first one reads, "What would you want me to know about your experience?" while the second reads, "What can we do to help you feel safe?" "It should have been one school shooting, and we should have fixed it - and I'm pissed", said Pollack, the only parent of a child killed in Parkland who was at the session, raising his voice as he looked at Trump.

People Centrica share price rallies even as group reveals drop in profits
Author: 0 Centrica share price rallies even as group reveals drop in profits

The firm targets savings of £1.25bn in total and said like for like headcount will decrease by 4,000. MORE: New energy price cap will help 1 million households - are you eligible? Iain Conn said plans for a price cap in the United Kingdom was one reason for the job losses, just over half of which will be in the UK.

People The Norwegian Curling Team Should Win Gold For Their Pants
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Vonn , 33, is now the oldest woman to win an Alpine skiing medal. "I was really giving attention to every little detail, moving like a samurai - usually I'm pretty chaotic", Goggia said. I knew some of my personal favorites were going to be there, like snowboarding legend Shaun White , but for others I had to do some research. "All the battle is still ahead".

People Nirav Modi aide Vipul was aware of fraud LoUs: CBI
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The income-tax department on Wednesday, meanwhile, attached a total of 141 bank accounts and fixed deposits, valued at Rs 145 crores, of the Nirav Modi group as part of its investigation into the alleged Rs 11,400-crore Punjab National Bank fraud case.

People Meghan Markle and Prince Harry at centre of anthrax scare
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Trump Jr.'s wife Vanessa Trump was hospitalized as a precaution after opening the letter, which turned out to contain corn starch. When their relationship was first revealed in 2016, Harry issued a strongly-worded statement against media harassment of his mixed-race girlfriend.

People Avani Chaturvedi is flying high and we can't be prouder
Author: 0 Avani Chaturvedi is flying high and we can't be prouder

Avani hails from Satna in Madhya Pradesh and her father is an executive engineer and mother, a homemaker. Avani Chaturvedi is undergoing a special training, after which she would be able to fly fighter jets like Sukhoi and Tejas. In October 2015, the Centre had chose to put an end to the long-drawn gender battle over opening the role of fighter pilots to women. On December 16, 2017 two women from the second batch to enter the fighter stream of the Indian Air Force were commissioned ...

People Miranda Otto joins Sabrina The Teenage Witch reboot
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Deadline confirms that Otto , 50, has been cast as Sabrina's hardass (but still caring, obviously) Aunt Zelda in the reboot, which is based on the comic books and will be a "darker" series than the peppy '90s original starring Melissa Joan Hart .

People North East University staff go on strike
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She condemned universities for "overworking [academics] and letting their pay slip", noting furthermore that "academia is the future for many students". "We are being disadvantaged again". Anindya Raychaudhuri, the UCU representative for the School of English, spoke to The Saint in support of the action.

People Hate Groups Have Increased under Trump, Southern Poverty Law Center Says
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The SPLC , whose annual Year in Hate report is watched closely by advocates and media organizations, defines a hate group as an organization that "has beliefs or practices that attack or malign an entire class of people, typically for their immutable characteristics", such as race, ethnicity, faith, gender and sexual identities.

People Time To Get To Work On Preventing School Shootings
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Mr Trump was hosting a group of gun violence survivors at a " listening session " in the White House , as a student-led movement on gun control gains momentum. That Bill passed the Republican-controlled House of Representatives in December, but it has stalled in the Senate because it is paired with another measure that would make it easier for gun owners who have a concealed-carry licence to bring their weapons into other states.

People Sapulpa schools responds to social media threat
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The Kenton County Commonwealth attorney says Kenton County and Taylor Mill police are investigating a non-specific threat circulating on Facebook. The post warns students not to show up to "SHS" because he will "shoot" up the school. This is reportedly a nation-wide post that originated in OH with the intent of spreading fear in each school across our nation with the acronym of "SHS".

People Stepmother of missing Kan. boy arrested for child endangerment
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He did not release details on the alleged incidents, but said more charges could be coming. He hinted that more charged could be added. Officers were notified around 6:15 p.m. Lucas Hernandez is pictured in this undated file photo. However, Rasmussen does not believe Lucas' father hurt his son. Wichita police have said that Glass last saw Lucas when she took a shower and then fell asleep.

People Israeli Intelligence Thwarted Daesh Attempt to Down Passenger Plane - Netanyahu
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Australian Federal Police Deputy Commissioner Michael Phelan told reporters at the time it would have been a "catastrophic event". The device never made it onto the plane, apparently because it was too heavy to pass check-in. The details of the prevented attack were publicized in Australia past year but it was not then revealed which intelligence agency prevented the attack.

People Trump blames Sessions for not probing Obama over election meddling
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Russian President Vladimir Putin (seen in the accompanying photograph) has ridiculed suggestions his country attempted to influence the 2016 US presidential election. "But only when everything came to a head as Obama was ready to leave office he ejects Russians, sanctions", Carter tweeted. Trump and Putin discussed election interference in Hamburg, Germany, in July 2017.

People Bemidji school chief cancels planned school violence protest
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Shown is the text message about a possible student walkout at Fairmont High School on Friday that Principal Ronald Kent Prater shared with school district Interim Superintendent Shanita Wooten. They say the even is meant to be peaceful and provide a space for students to speak out on criminal background checks on gun control. Hundreds of students from at least five Minneapolis schools took to the streets around noontime, marched for five miles along Nicollet Avenue and demonstrated before ...

People Manohar Parrikar arrives in Goa, presents state budget
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Parrikar was admitted undergoing treatment at Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai since 15 February. "All prayers have been heard". Parrikar arrived at the state assembly complex and held a cabinet meeting. Parrikar was rushed to the Lilavati hospital on February 15, a day after he complained of stomach pain. The GFP with three legislators, along with two independents and three MLAs of Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) had inked a post-poll pact with the BJP to form government in the state past ...

People U.S. evangelist Billy Graham dies in his home aged 99
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My conversations with him quickly turned to me. I believe it's going to be something beyond anything that we could imagine. When criticized, "he would immediately say, "I have a lot to learn, ' read his critics" books, and go talk to them".

People Forget gun laws and arm faculty
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In Florida, more than 100 students from Stoneman Douglas travelled eight hours in buses on Tuesday to meet with state legislators and demand they action on gun laws. More resources into shutting down those sites who sell the illegal firearms that are not on the allowed firearms weapon list. We've fined auto manufacturers billions of dollars, and regularly have them initiate costly recalls when their products prove unsafe.

People Nevada sees increase in students earning passing AP exam scores
Author: 0 Nevada sees increase in students earning passing AP exam scores

Only New Hampshire, New Jersey, Connecticut and South Dakota had higher percentages of students passing AP exams, College Board data shows. It also has the nation's top performing public school system overall. In all, 26,544 Utah students took a total of 40,755 AP exams in 2017. Of those students, 56 percent were white and 4 percent were black. Nevada is focused on expanding participation in the AP Computer Science Principles (CSP ) course as career pathway leading to 2,731 computing jobs ...

People Mueller files sealed new charges in Manafort, Gates case
Author: 0 Mueller files sealed new charges in Manafort, Gates case

In court documents filed Friday, Mueller's office said investigators have uncovered new evidence of bank fraud. Both men pleaded not guilty to charges of money laundering and failing to register as foreign agents for work they did for Ukraine.

People Sushma to meet Canadian counterpart ahead of Modi-Trudeau talks
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Canadaian High Commission has canceled dinner invitation to Jaspal Atwal, a convicted Khalistani terrorist. But the error wasn't caught until after Atwal had already attended a reception with Trudeau on Tuesday evening and posed for photos with both Sophie Gregoire Trudeau and Infrastructure Minister Amarjeet Sohi.

People WCSD monitoring the possibility of school walkouts
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Students who survived the Florida shooting are also planning to protest in Washington, D.C. on March 24 at an event organized by March For Our Lives . I am very surprised. We are protesting against gun violence, so we can feel safe in our school and keep getting the education we need without being scared of getting shot.