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People US beats Sweden to win men's curling gold
Author: 0 US beats Sweden to win men's curling gold

South Korea will play Sweden in the women's final on Sunday. Marge was the star of the team, almost having to forfeit the match due to a right shoulder injury - but she reveals that she's actually left-handed and returns just in time to beat Sweden in the gold medal match as a lefty.

People Meghalaya BJP demands apology from Shashi Tharoor for 'dog's tail' remark
Author: 0 Meghalaya BJP demands apology from Shashi Tharoor for 'dog's tail' remark

The saffron party further claimed that Congress is indulging in communal politics to gloss over its failures in governance which are being increasingly being exposed. "But yes, the rescue of missionaries by India from terror-troubled foreign lands is helping us allay fears about the BJP being anti-Christian", said Haka Lyngdoh, BJP's social media handler in Meghalaya.

People Phone call between Trump, Mexican president goes south
Author: 0 Phone call between Trump, Mexican president goes south

We will remind, in January of previous year, trump signed a decree on the construction of a wall on the border with Mexico and increased migration policies. Trump had previously hinted at the possibility of imposing an import tax on Mexican goods entering the country as a way to generate funding for the wall.

People 1 dead in double stabbing at MA library
Author: 0 1 dead in double stabbing at MA library

As other patrons at Winchester Public Library watched in horror, the man stabbed the woman again and again on her head, chest and torso, according to the Middlesex District Attorney's Office. One neighbor said she has been keeping her kids inside the house whenever Yao was around. Yao faces a murder charge and an assault with intent to murder charge, WCVB reported.

People India's Aruna Reddy rewrites history by winning bronze medal
Author: 0 India's Aruna Reddy rewrites history by winning bronze medal

Aruna Budda Reddy, the 22-year-old from Hyderabad , Telangana, on Saturday created history when she became the first Indian gymnast to win a World Cup Series medal. She rose to prominence with a ninth-place finish in the 2014 Asian Games. In all the other global events, she could not go beyond the qualification stage.

People Schoolgirls attacks in Dapchi, Buni-Yadi similar - Gov. Kashim
Author: 0 Schoolgirls attacks in Dapchi, Buni-Yadi similar - Gov. Kashim

But just a week after they withdrew the troops, Boko Haram came to attack the town. Addressing journalists yesterday at the Yobe state Government House, the governor alleged that security check points were withdrawn from Dapchi and other communities, few days before the attack, a development which he believes gave room for the incident.

People 'Rested' Imran Tahir Arrives to Play in Pakistan Super League
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Hammad Azam took the catch. Islamabad United made a comeback Peshawar Zalmi openers Kamran Akmal and Tamin Iqbal gave blistering start by scoring 69 in their stand. A pull shot straight to square leg ended Hafeez's 59-run innings as the ball wet straight to the safe hands of Sohaib Maqsood. He will be looking to apply the same magic to Quetta Gladiators to inspire them to their first PSL title after coming close to doing so in last edition.

People White House says Democratic memo 'politically driven'
Author: 0 White House says Democratic memo 'politically driven'

The Democratic memo was released Saturday after weeks of delays. Democrats criticized the White House for green-lighting the release of the memo on a weekend afternoon when it would get less attention than the GOP-authored document did.

People Church Of The Holy Sepulchre Closes To Protest Israeli Policies
Author: 0 Church Of The Holy Sepulchre Closes To Protest Israeli Policies

Palestinians have protested the Church's sale of its property - at prices that critics say are far below the actual value - to unnamed companies and, in particular, to Ateret Cohanim. Jerusalem's municipality already cancelled a tax exemption granted to church-owned commercial properties in the city and has begun to demand back payments from the churches.

People Syrian Kurdish leader arrested in Prague - Kurdish-led authority
Author: 0 Syrian Kurdish leader arrested in Prague - Kurdish-led authority

No further details were immediately released by Czech police. Turkey promised a reward of $1 million for Muslim's arrest in early February when authorities placed the Kurdish politician on Ankara's most-wanted list. An extradition request would have be approved by a Czech court and by the justice minister. "They will go back to Afrin to live in peace after Inshallah (God willing) PKK, PYD, YPG, and Da'esh are cleared", Yildirim said, according to state media.

People Trump Doubles Down On Wanting Armed Staff At Schools
Author: 0 Trump Doubles Down On Wanting Armed Staff At Schools

After the Sandy Hook shooting, a school district in Arkansas wanted to hire an extra full-time security guard but couldn't afford it. "I'm not saying you love the tragedy. However, the Legislature's Republican leadership proposed letting teachers carry a gun if they have had law enforcement training. We only have a decent stock of Post-it notes and lined filler paper because a charity donated a whole case to our school last fall.

People 'Olympic Athletes From Russia' Beat Germany For Men's Hockey Gold
Author: 0 'Olympic Athletes From Russia' Beat Germany For Men's Hockey Gold

Men's hockey was Canada's third gold streak broken in Pyeongchang: The country settled for bronze after being knocked out of the finals by Germany . It took his men just 27 seconds to score the game-tying goal. As dejected German players stood waiting for their silver medals, Russian players skated a lap around the ice to wave at and thank the fans who came to support them at an Olympics where they seemed like outcasts.

People Bhuvneshwar Kumar Credits IPL for Making Indian Bowlers Smarter
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Earlier, Indian batsmen managed to put up fighting total of 172 after JP Duminy won the toss and elected to bowl in the decider. Nevertheless, it was Christiaan Jonker who nearly took South Africa home with his late onslaught. Jonker's onslaught left the hosts needing 19 runs off the last over and it was Bhuvneshwar Kumar who was given the responsibility to guide India to win the match and the series.

Author: 0 England 285-8 batting first against New Zealand in Hamilton ODI

Woakes took his second wicket of the contest as Martin Guptill , caught by Ben Stokes , went for 13 runs off 29 balls. After the funfest that the T20I tri-series was, action now shifts to the 50-overs format, where New Zealand take on England .

People First Alert Forecast: Few showers Sunday, rain chance peaks Monday
Author: 0 First Alert Forecast: Few showers Sunday, rain chance peaks Monday

Severe Weather Team 2 said to expect rain through Sunday evening from Atlanta northward. After that, a brief break is expected before more rain moves in. There's no significant cold air available to head to our way for the start of the week, which means a relatively mild stretch of weather continues for the last three days of February.

People China Communist Party has proposed removing presidential term limits
Author: 0 China Communist Party has proposed removing presidential term limits

And the only position with constitutionally mandated limits is that of the president. That included a push to insert his thoughts on theoretical matters into the party constitution and further cultivate a burgeoning cult of personality that could allow him to hold on to power beyond his second term.

People Rahul Gandhi flags off Vrukshathon in Vijayapura
Author: 0 Rahul Gandhi flags off Vrukshathon in Vijayapura

The Chief Minister responded that 8,000 crores worth loan can be waived off. "Modi had said that Rs 15 lakh will be deposited in the banks". Addressing a "Sthree Shakti Samavesha", a women's rally here, he said "once the Congress party government comes to power in Delhi, it will do and show you women's reservation in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha".

People Another former Trump campaign aide pleads guilty
Author: 0 Another former Trump campaign aide pleads guilty

Gates, 45, appeared in federal court in Washington to enter a plea of guilty to one count of conspiracy against the United States and one count of lying to FBI and special counsel investigators as recently as February 1 while he was negotiating a plea agreement with Mueller's office.

People NY-22 Rep. Tenney called out for
Author: 0 NY-22 Rep. Tenney called out for "unhinged" mass shootings remarks

Hodgkinson, the gunman who was killed by authorities after he opened fired on Republican lawmakers practicing for the Congressional Baseball Game last June. "I will continue to stand up for law-abiding citizens who are smeared by anti-gun liberal elitists". Her campaign manager released a statement after the interview aired, saying she knows "perpetrators of these atrocities have a wide variety of political views".

People Hertz cuts ties with NRA
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FBN's Tracee Carrasco on the First National Bank of Omaha's decision to discontinue its NRA-branded Visa credit card. And internet-security platform Symantec said it, too, is dropping a discount program under which NRA members could buy Symantec's LifeLock identity-theft service cheap, Reuters reports .

People Narendra Modi's Mann Ki Baat: New India possible only through women empowerment
Author: 0 Narendra Modi's Mann Ki Baat: New India possible only through women empowerment

Speaking about a youth who has developed a digital instrument for speech impaired, he said, artificial intelligence can be used in many more such areas. The Prime Minister will arrive in Daman on Saturday. "International Womens Day is observed every year on March 8". "On this occasion, I remember Vivekananda's words: The idea of flawless womanhood is ideal independence".

People NRA's Wayne LaPierre Calls For Firearms In Schools At CPAC
Author: 0 NRA's Wayne LaPierre Calls For Firearms In Schools At CPAC

LaPierre was speaking at CPAC , the annual convention of the Conservative Political Action Conference. "They don't care about our school children", he said. "I refuse to leave this stage until I say one more time that we must immediately harden our schools". "What many people don't understand, or don't want to understand, is that Wayne [LaPierre] Chris [Cox] and the folks who work so hard at the NRA are Great People and Great American Patriots", Trump said Thursday morning on ...

People Mother-Daughter Duo Fights Off Armed Robber At Liquor Store
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Thursday after the clerk called 911, saying they shot the suspect multiple times. The suspected armed robber was identified as Tyrone Lee, a man in his thirties, Tulsa World reported , citing Sgt. The owner of Forest Acres Liquor sustained a gash to her head, requiring hospitalization and stitches. "That was my main thought". Speaking out after her ordeal, she said: 'I didn't want him to hurt my daughter.

People Global watchdog notes deficiencies in Sri Lanka's efforts to stem money laundering
Author: 0 Global watchdog notes deficiencies in Sri Lanka's efforts to stem money laundering

It can take action against any country by including a country in black or grey lists. Earlier in the day, Foreign Office Spokesman Muhammad Faisal told media during the weekly briefing that United States and UK jointly submitted a letter to the FATF nominating Pakistan for placement in the "Grey List" with France and Germany subsequently joined this nomination.

People Jacksonville Jaguars out of Kirk Cousins sweepstakes
Author: 0 Jacksonville Jaguars out of Kirk Cousins sweepstakes

Immediately after the upstart Jacksonville Jaguars lost a close affair to the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game, it was reported that the team had already committed to Blake Bortles as their starting quarterback for the 2018 campaign .

People EU threatens to drop Turkey summit over Cyprus gas dispute
Author: 0 EU threatens to drop Turkey summit over Cyprus gas dispute

Deputy government spokesman Victoras Papadopoulos claimed that the ship was stopped again on Friday saying, "The drillship was halted by five Turkish warships and after threats of violence launched [by the Turks] and the threat of a collision with the drillship ...

People Trump announces 'heaviest ever' North Korea sanctions
Author: 0 Trump announces 'heaviest ever' North Korea sanctions

A North Korean delegation will also attend the closing ceremony, but the South Korean government said it's unlikely that Ivanka Trump will meet the North Koreans or defectors from North Korea . DOPING: The International Olympic Committee has left a decision whether to reinstate Russian Federation until the day of the closing ceremony. It was the first North Korean attack on a civilian area in South Korea since the end of the 1950-53 Korean War.

People Annual Severe Weather Expo Held to Help Families Prepare
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In addition, the development of that secondary low pressure system (if it happens as forecast) could help to increase the threat of some strong or even severe storms by Thursday afternoon and evening. Much the same can be expected Tuesday, with temperatures touching up a tad. We'll be watching it closely. Thursday looks to be our next shot at another cold front, with scattered storms making their way through with warm, moist air back in place.

People Judges seek more information on planned Alabama execution
Author: 0 Judges seek more information on planned Alabama execution

Lawyers for Branch appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court , citing arguments including that the court previously blocked a Florida provision that allows executions for a non-unanimous jury decision and should do so again in this case. Dunn said he did not know how long the medical team attempted to connect the line. The past four executions in the state began about an hour after final permission was given from the U.S.

People Admirers line roads as Billy Graham's body arrives in Charlotte
Author: 0 Admirers line roads as Billy Graham's body arrives in Charlotte

Pallbearers put the body of the Reverend Billy Graham into a hearse in Asheville, North Carolina on Saturday as mourners prepared to say goodbye. World-renowned evangelist Rev. Rev. Billy Graham preaches at the Greater New York Billy Graham Crusade June 26, 2005 held in Flushing Meadows Corona Park in the Queens borough of New York.

People Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban raid on military base
Author: 0 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban raid on military base

The Islamic State group in a statement on its website claimed responsibility. Meanwhile, two suicide vehicle bombers killed at least two soldiers and wounded dozen others in southern Helmand province. Nasrat Rahimi, spokesman for the Ministry of Interior (MoI), told Pajhwok Afghan News two injured had been in serious condition. "He did an wonderful job, sacrificed his life to save others by embracing the bomber before he could detonate the explosives", Najib Danesh said, adding that ...

People Home favourite Lee wins Olympic mass start gold
Author: 0 Home favourite Lee wins Olympic mass start gold

Dutch skater Sven Kramer opened up with two laps remaining in the 16-lap race, pushing up the speed in the peloton and gaining ground on the early pace-setters. "We are petitioning that Kim Bo-Reum and Park Ji-Woo forfeit their rights as national athletes and be banned from global competitions including the Olympics".