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People Dolly Parton Gives Away 100 Millionth Book to Library of Congress
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She also opened the Dolly Parton Birthing Unit at the LeConte Medical Center in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., so families wouldn't have to drive to Knoxville, about an hour away.More recently, Parton donated $1000 a month for six months to families displaced by the tragic Gatlinburg wildfires, through her My People Fund, which gave away more than $8 million.

People S.Korea says it hopes for constructive talks between United States, N.Korea
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President Donald Trump's daughter and senior White House adviser, and Kim Yong Chol of the North Korea delegation attend the closing ceremony. The South Korean president has repeatedly stressed the need for Seoul and its ally to further foster the ongoing dialogue between the divided Koreas so they may lead to a resumption of talks between the United States and the communist North and eventually to talks on ending the North's nuclear ambition.

People Youth killed in Indian police custody in Pulwama
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The grenade exploded inside the station nearby him, resulting into death of the Chopan and injury to one Constable Mehraj-ud-din, the spokesman said. This content is restricted to site members. "Militants lobbed a grenade to create panic". Pandit added that a magisterial inquiry has been initiated under Section 176 of the CRPC, and the circumstances under which he was escaping are being looked into.

People Ardern thrown but not offended by Australian interview
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Another said she was disgusted at Wooley's "sexist comments" and was left wondering if there would be any focus on Ardern's achievements. She'll be accompanied by Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters, seven cabinet ministers and a business delegation.

People Police offer reward in case of missing CDC employee
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Relatives found the house and the garage locked, with two windows standing open. The Morehouse and Harvard graduate was an epidemiologist with the chronic disease department of the CDC. He loved the dog so much, his parents said, he'd drive the 130 miles to Tuskegee, Alabama, to have the pooch's teeth cleaned. "He told my husband to tell his wife - me - to erase his cellphone number from my cellphone", Tory said.

People AAP slapgate: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal invites babus for talks
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He, along with fellow AAP leader Ashish Khetan, met Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik on Monday to demand action on State Minister Imran Hussain's complaint that he was assaulted by staff of the Delhi Secretariat. "Trust building can't happen from one side.both sides have to come forward", the Minister said. Instead of apologizing for the incident the CM & Deputy CM are in denial.

People Heavy sentence demanded for ousted South Korean leader
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The verdict on Park is expected on April 6. The senior executive, who spent a year in pre-trial detention, received a 12-year sentence , but sentence was suspended after a court of higher instance accepted his appeal and charged him. The 66-year-old daughter of a former dictator was dismissed in March 2017 and has now been in custody for nearly a year. The former president did not attend her hearing on Tuesday.

People Oil prices without traction as eyes focus on inventory levels
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In November 2017, crude oil production was 10.03 million barrels a day. Crude oil demand is highly correlated to economic growth. While the week-long Lunar New Year holiday this month disrupted business activity, traders also pointed to tougher pollution rules that curtailed factory output.

People Microsoft data case set to split USA judges
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The dispute before the court today dates back to December 2013, when the federal government served Microsoft with a warrant at its headquarters in Redmond, Washington . On February 27, 2018, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case that will affect the security of data stored in the cloud. Recently a bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation - known as the CLOUD Act - that would allow warrants for data stored overseas, but would also give both email providers and the ...

People Dark side to North Korean cheer squad
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Joshua Stanton, a USA attorney who helped draft the North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act for the House Foreign Affairs committee, told VOA's Korean service that Kim's selection as head of the delegation was a power play. Trump has said in the past that he is open to holding talks with the North, but the administration's prerequisite has been that Pyongyang admit willingness to abandon its stockpile of nuclear weapons.

People N. Korea slams new U.S. sanctions as 'act of war'
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North Korea's Kim Yong-chol, right, shakes hands with South Korean Col. Kil Jang-sub, left, as a North Korean delegation crosses the border into South Korea for a meeting at the border village of Panmunjom, May 18, 2006 in South Korea. South Korean President Moon Jae In held talks with a North Korean top official on Sunday, the presidential office said, with protesters demonstrating against the visit by the suspected culprit behind deadly attacks on the South.

People Iraq Sentences Turkish ISIS Brides To Death By Hanging
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Another Turkish woman accused of joining the jihadist group was given a life sentence, a court official said, adding they had all acknowledged the charges against them. As many as 100 foreign fighters who travelled to Iraq to fight for Islamic State will stand trial in Iraq, Al-Chlaihawi said, adding that a lot of them are likely to be also sentenced to death.

People Switzerland beats Austria in Olympic debut of team event
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Judging by the response of the skiers themselves and the crowd at the Yongpyong Alpine Centre, there was enough drama to make up for the absence of slalom specialists like American Mikaela Shiffrin and Austria's Marcel Hirscher, who chose to call it a day after their individual events in Pyeongchang.

People Korea Military Exercises Could End Outreach to Nuclear North
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Mr Trump and the rest of the delegation congratulated South Korean President Moon Jae-in and first lady Kim Jung-sook on "an incredible Olympic Games and applauded throughout the ceremonies including for the United States and South Korean athletes", the senior White House official said.

People North Korea is willing to talk with US, South's leader says
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The overture came just days after the Trump administration approved a new set of sanctions targeting North Korea's shipping and trading companies to isolate the regime leader Kim Jong-un. On Sunday, conservative activists rallied near the Korean border and later in Pyeongchang to protest the visit from Kim Yong Chol. The spy agency, the General Bureau of Reconnaissance, was also widely believed to have launched a cyberattack at Sony Pictures in 2014 as a retaliation against the film "The ...

People 2nd death in Kentucky from severe weather
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The victim's identify was being withheld while his relatives are informed. The News-Democrat & Leader says 79-year-old Dallas Jane Combs was killed by debris on Dot Road in that storm. The National Weather Service confirmed a second tornado hit Logan County, making a total of five tornadoes in western and southwestern Kentucky over the weekend.

People China exports barely any fuel to North Korea in January: customs
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Analysts say it is seeking to loosen the sanctions imposed against it over its banned nuclear weapon and ballistic missile programs, and trying to weaken the alliance between Seoul and Washington. Kim is blacklisted under Seoul's unilateral sanctions against the North - meaning he is subject to an assets freeze - although he is not named in the U.N.

People Israeli navy fatally shoots Palestinian fisherman offshore Gaza
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Meanwhile, Zakareya Bakker, the coordinator of the fishermen committees in Gaza said that Ismail Abu Reyallah, 18 years old was killed and two other fishermen were injured and arrested by the Israeli army forces. "The Israeli navy opened fire at the body of the boat, but they were wounded and one of them suffered serious injuries and passed away later on", the Israeli source said.

People 'Maximum pressure' - USA warns North Korea as Ivanka hits Olympics
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The delegation, comprising eight people, is led by Kim Yong Chol, a senior North Korean party official. "President Moon pointed out that US-North Korea dialogue must be held at an early date even for an improvement in the South-North Korea relationship and the fundamental resolution of Korean Peninsula issues", a South Korean government official said in the report .

People Delta, United Scrap Discounts For NRA Members
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The conglomerate, which operates Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Alamo Rent a Car, and National Car Rental, said it ended a discount program available to NRA members, effective March 26. Senator Bob Menendez and student survivors from the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida are expected to speak at the event at Temple B'nai Abraham in Livingston It is sponsored by the Jewish Federation of MetroWest New Jersey.

People Puducherry victim of 'Cong culture', calls CM party 'specimen': Modi
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The prime minister said the Union Territory had all the resources and the capability, but its development was not up to the mark because of the parties who had governed it. "An online trading platform will be created for better implementation of " Gobar Dhan Yojana" - it will connect farmers to buyers", said the PM, calling upon self-help groups and cooperatives to take this forward.

People England's Pepperell edges Fisher for maiden European Tour title
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Pepperell and Fisher started the day in the desert tied for the lead, and while Pepperell felt like he was struggling when he opened with eight straight pars before a birdie on the ninth, it was good enough to grab a four-stroke lead on Fisher, who had made a trio of bogeys on the front side.

People 2 blasts, gunfire rock Somalia's capital; 3 said killed
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Infighting between the forces of the Federal Government of Somalia, assisted by African Union peacekeeping troops, and various militant Islamist groups and factions, have claimed thousands of lives. Al Shabaab, an al Qaeda-linked terror group, has carried out several deadly vehicle bomb attacks in the city. The Secretary-General also reiterated "the full support of the United Nations to the Somali authorities in their fight against terrorism and their pursuit of a peaceful and stable Somalia".

People Budgam attack: Policeman succumbs at military hospital
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A policeman guarding the Charar-i-Sharief shrine in central Kashmir's Budgam district was killed on Sunday after a group of suspected militants attacked the police post at the shrine. Constable Kultar Singh was killed in the attack. He succumbed to his injuries while being treated at a hospital in Srinagar . The spokesman said cases in both the incidents were registered and investigation set in motion.

People 7.5 magnitude natural disaster strikes Papua New Guinea - USGS
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Felix Taranu, a seismologist at the Geophysical Observatory in the capital Port Moresby said the quake was felt strongly at Mount Hagen, some 168km away. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said there was no risk of a tsunami in the aftermath of the tremor. Oil Search added it was monitoring the impact of the quake on local communities and would assist the relevant authorities where possible.

People Russian Federation sends 2 stealth fighter jets to Syria
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On Thursday, multiple media organisations around the world reported that Russian Federation may have deployed at least a pair of SU-57 fighters to the Khmeimim airbase in Syria . Earlier this month, that mechanism was tested when Israel shot down an Iranian drone that has entered Israeli airspace, leading to large-scale Israeli strikes in Syria and heavy Syrian counter-fire.

People Police declare 'major incident' after blast destroys store & home in Leicester, UK
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The street is a mix of apartments and small shops, including a convenience store, a kebab restaurant and a Polish grocery. Whole house shook, loud bang, lots of smoke. I saw one guy get pulled out and he'll be very lucky if he wasn't killed". Another added: "Explosion on or near HinckleyRoad in Leicester". Police for the English city of Leicester say they are responding to a "major incident" after receiving reports of an explosion.

People NASCAR moves Atlanta Cup race time up one hour
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The No. 98 auto led 137 of 163 laps. Harvick won each of the first two stages. "I don't think we were even close", Logano said with a head shake. "As long as we keep him straight, he'll be OK". Logano passed Bell for second with five laps remaining. Logano started second and Bell was on the pole. "I know how this place is in an Xfinity vehicle and it's not any fun, well it's a lot of fun, don't get me wrong, but hanging onto that thing is a challenge".

People Rohit to lead fresh faces in Sri Lanka
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Off spinner Washington Sundar, pacer Mohammed Siraj and all rounder Deepak Hooda are back in the side after the home series against Sri Lanka. Shikhar Dhawan who played some stellar knocks in the series against the proteas was appointed as the vice-captain.

People US beats Sweden to win men's curling gold
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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
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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.