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People Schools Closed, Evacuation Urged as Powerful Storm Hits
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Flood alerts were issued from New Jersey to MA on the eastern coast, according to the National Weather Service . A major nor'easter pounded the East Coast on Friday , packing heavy rain, intermittent snow and strong winds as residents from the mid-Atlantic to ME braced for coastal flooding .

People Leicester Explosion: Sixth Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Manslaughter
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Leicestershire Police have reiterated a warning that speculative reports about the cause of the explosion by national news organisations and by members of the public on social media could jeopardise their investigations. An explosion destroyed a convenience store and a home in the central English city of Leicester on 25 February 2018, injuring at least six people. Several other people were also injured, one of whom suffered critical injuries.

People Donald Trump's trade war 'puts thousands of jobs at risk'
Author: 0 Donald Trump's trade war 'puts thousands of jobs at risk'

European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker promised to react firmly. There is still optimism that Canada will be left out of the new tariffs , or at least that there will be time to counter the attack. "The reality is that a 10 per cent tariff on aluminum would only increase the price of an entire six-pack of beer by a little over a penny". Speaking on BBC Radio 4, UK Steel's head of policy Richard Warren said the announced move would have a "significant impact" if it went ahead.

People United States tightens sanctions on North Korean shipping
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While she applauded athletes from both countries, she did not interact with North Korean general Kim Yong Chol, who led the North Korean delegation at the Closing Ceremony. However, experts have cautioned that the latest developments do not put an end to underlying regional tensions, particularly following last year's nuclear and missile tests carried out by the North.

People House visit: Israeli police question Netanyahu in corruption probe
Author: 0 House visit: Israeli police question Netanyahu in corruption probe

Even as he prepared for his trip, Netanyahu was again questioned by police in Jerusalem on Friday in connection with alleged corruption as concerns mount over whether he will eventually be forced from office. Earlier this month, Israel's police recommended indicting Netanyahu on two separate corruption charges. The police recommendation is now with Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit, who will decide whether to press charges.

People Almost 600 killed in Syria's eastern Ghouta since February
Author: 0 Almost 600 killed in Syria's eastern Ghouta since February

This week, Russia, a major ally of Assad, declared a daily five-hour humanitarian ceasefire in eastern Ghouta, but continued violence has marred the truce. "Instead of a much needed reprieve, we continue to see more fighting, more death, and more disturbing reports of hunger and hospitals being bombed".

Author: 0 Saudi's powerful crown prince visits Egypt

Ties have grown between Egypt and Saudi Arabia since 2013 when Al Sissi led the army's toppling of Islamist president Mohammad Mursi following enormous street protests against his one-year rule. Sisi ratified the deal previous year, and Egypt's top court annulled lower court rulings for and against the treaty on the eve of the crown prince's arrival.

People Militant killed in Shopian gunfight: Army
Author: 0 Militant killed in Shopian gunfight: Army

The incident took place at 8 pm on Sunday. "In retaliatory operation, one militant identified as Shahid Ahmad Dar was killed", Army Spokesperson said. A political row followed when the police filed a First Information Report or FIR against the army and named the officer who was leading the convoy that had come under attack.

People ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018, Big chance for Afganistan
Author: 0 ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018, Big chance for Afganistan

The two finalists of the tournament will qualify for the World Cup next year. Nepal could only make 264 runs with 2 wickets remaining at the end of 50 overs. Currently, West Indies is on the No-9 position of ODI rankings, and Young Afganistan is one step away from them by standing No-10 Position on ODI Rankings.

People Wannabe terrorist's disturbing plans for Bieber gig
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The wannabe terrorist had also researched how to carry out a vehicular attack, and how to stab and kill. At the start of Gunton's trial it emerged that he had written a note apparently for distribution after his death reading: "I am a soldier of the Islamic State and I have attacked Cardiff today because your government keep on bombing targets in Syria and Iraq".

People Satellite Surveillance Finds Iranian Missile Base in Syria
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French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian is expected to arrive in Iran for an official visit Monday, during which he is expected to raise Iran's missile program. A senior European diplomat told Reuters that the aim is to discuss the role of pro-Iranian militias in southern Lebanon and Syria in their next round of meetings.

People Roger Bannister dies aged 88
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To Cram and Coe, the man who now runs the sport as the IAAF president, Bannister's run of three minutes 59.4 seconds in Oxford was the nearly mythical tale which underpinned their own youthful athletics days. Lord Coe, who followed in Bannister footstep's by breaking the mile world record in 1981, paid tribute to an inspirational man. "I think that racing in the Olympics and Commonwealths is more important than breaking records", Bannister said in 2014.

People Capitals light up Leafs; lights go out for game
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He's our starter". Maple Leafs center Tomas Plekanec became the first player in National Hockey League history to appear in an outdoor game with two different teams in the same season. The Capitals led 5-2 at the time on goals by Evgeny Kuznetsov , Alex Ovechkin , Nicklas Backstrom , John Carlson and Jakub Vrana and won by the same score.

People UP bypolls: BSP to extend its support to SP
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The announcement on Sunday came in the presence of Nagendra Pratap Singh Patel and Praveen Nishad, SP candidates for Phulpur and Gorakhpur respectively. The move is aimed at gaining back grounds lost to the BJP after the 2017 Assembly elections. The by-elections are expected to witness a triangular contest among the ruling BJP, the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Congress .

People Man dies after shooting himself outside White House
Author: 0 Man dies after shooting himself outside White House

Donald Trump was not at the White House when the shooting occurred shortly before 5pm United Kingdom time (12pm U.S. time), as he is at the Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, but he was swiftly briefed about it shortly afterwards, the White House said.

People 80-pound inflatable raft crashes into Miami home
Author: 0 80-pound inflatable raft crashes into Miami home

Miami-Dade police say the helicopter, a CH-146 Griffon, was heading to the Miami-Opa Locka Executive Airport after conducting an off-shore search-and-rescue training exercise when the yellow raft somehow separated from the aircraft at 3.30pm.

People Alec Baldwin Talks Gun Control as Trump in SNL Cold Open
Author: 0 Alec Baldwin Talks Gun Control as Trump in SNL Cold Open

He added, "Maybe we just take everyone's guns away". Watch the clip below! Bennett's Pence wasn't happy about this, but Strong's Feinstein was. The actor's performance as Donald Trump comes on the heels of a Twitter fight with the actual president himself, who insulted Baldwin's acting chops, tweeting that his "dying mediocre career was saved by his bad impersonation of me on SNL ".

People China's foreign minister slams Trump tariffs
Author: 0 China's foreign minister slams Trump tariffs

President Donald Trump proceeds with his plans to impose 25 percent tariffs on imported steel and 10 percent on imported aluminum products. They laugh at what fools our leaders have been. On Friday, Trump wrote in another Twitter post that " trade wars are good, and easy to win". "Some countries have (price) dumping practises and massive subsidies that distort world trade", he said, adding the subject "should be dealt with".

People Kiren Rijiju meets UDP chief to discuss govt formation in Meghalaya
Author: 0 Kiren Rijiju meets UDP chief to discuss govt formation in Meghalaya

Polling for the 59 seats of the 60-member Assembly in Meghalaya was held on February 27. The BJP won two seats as compared no seat in 2013. "We have already met the governor and handed him a letter to request him to invite the Congress being the single largest party", Nath told IANS .

People Verdict in Meghalaya is for change: Amit Shah
Author: 0 Verdict in Meghalaya is for change: Amit Shah

Set to win in Tripura, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National President Amit Shah on Saturday. "The CM will also address a press conference at the state BJP office", the BJP leader said. Elections in Karnataka are due in May this year. "Who doesn't know the guest house episode?" "The victory in the North Eastern states will be celebrated with chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday morning".

People Cong rushes 2 top leaders to save 'hung' Meghalaya House
Author: 0 Cong rushes 2 top leaders to save 'hung' Meghalaya House

While a CPI (M) candidate died in Tripura , a Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) candidate was killed in Meghalaya . Following the announcement of results of polls in Tripura, Nagaland and Meghalaya, Prime Minister Narendra Modi later on Saturday addressed the party workers at the BJP's newly constructed headquarters in New Delhi and thanked them for their support and hard work in achieving the victory.

People Texas Coach Fired after Refusing to Recruit Players from Pro-Marijuana Colorado
Author: 0 Texas Coach Fired after Refusing to Recruit Players from Pro-Marijuana Colorado

President Fred Slabach said Mike Jeffcoat was sacked today both for his remark and amid an investigation into an NAIA violation regarding players' eligibility. Bell said the reaction to Jeffcoat's response has been overwhelming. But apparently one coach in Texas would rather promote his anti-marijuana bias than get the best players.

People China and USA agree to hold dialogue in Beijing
Author: 0 China and USA agree to hold dialogue in Beijing

It's necessary and timely to include important theories, philosophies, strategies and policies adopted at the 19th CPC National Congress, turning China into a modern socialist country that is prosperous, strong, democratic, culturally advanced, harmonious and attractive, realising national rejuvenation, setting the leadership of the Party as the defining feature, revising the term limits for the Chinese President and Vice-President, and deepening the supervisory system reform.

People Donald Trump praises China's decision to scrap limit on presidency term
Author: 0 Donald Trump praises China's decision to scrap limit on presidency term

Mr Trump has often praised Mr Xi, but in January Mr Trump said the United States was considering a big "fine" as part of a probe into China's alleged theft of intellectual property. The report points out that "China has a statist economic model with a large and growing government role". Trump told The New York Times in December that because of North Korea he had "been soft on China because the only thing more important to me than trade is war".

People North Korea threatens 'consequences' if military drills go ahead
Author: 0 North Korea threatens 'consequences' if military drills go ahead

North Korea said Saturday that it would be willing to begin a dialogue with the United States on "issues of mutual concern" but that it would not accept any preconditions for starting such talks. But the sanctions are likely symbolic as the USA has already imposed much stricter measures on North Korea via a succession of Presidential Executive Orders and Department of Treasury designations.

People #Iamstillalive: Children in Syria's Ghouta use social media to highlight woes
Author: 0 #Iamstillalive: Children in Syria's Ghouta use social media to highlight woes

The London-based rights group said in a monthly report released on Thursday that 67 percent of the victims were killed by the forces of Bashar al-Assad in besieged Eastern Ghouta. Last Saturday, the UN Security Council adopted a resolution calling for a 30-day ceasefire in Syria without delay. Egypt previously expressed its deep concern over the latest updates in eastern Ghouta in Syria , and its serious consequences on the humanitarian situation and the situation of civilians there.

People Karti likely to be confronted with Indrani Mukerjea in Mumbai
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While appealing to a special court for his custody, the CBI prosecutor had said Karti needs to be confronted with other accused and suspects in the case. Karti was allowed to meet his lawyer twice in the day for one hour each according to court orders while he was quizzed in three rounds. He was arrested on Wednesday from the Chennai airport soon after he landed from London.

People Majority SPD members seen backing re-run of German coalition
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The ballot was carried out from February 20th through March 2nd. Germany's Social Democrat (SPD) environment minister said on Thursday she expects party members to support a new coalition government with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives by a margin of 60 percent.

People N.Korean delegation returns home after Winter Olympics
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His North Korean counterpart was Hwang Chung Song, director of the DPRK's Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Country (CPRC). But Tuesday saw the North agree to dispatch a significantly smaller delegation to the PyeongChang Paralympics, which will be held between March 8 and 18, without a cheering or performing squad.

Author: 0 India's ruling party emerges stronger after polls in northeast

He also took an apparent dig at Congress president Rahul Gandhi, saying some people grow in designation but shrink in stature. As a result they are languishing with 1.8 per cent votes. In Meghalaya, too, he would use every trick up his sleeve since no party has so far got a clear majority. The BJP has taken over the entire Congress vote in Tripura.

People Avalanche at Mammoth Mountain early Saturday
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In total, over 100 professional ski patrollers, emergency responders, and multiple avalanche rescue dogs responded to the incident. "I took my gloves off and I helped dig him out", she said . Authorities in California have issued a mandatory evacuation order for areas of the Santa Barbara County coast in advance of overnight rain and the possibility of debris flows like those that devastated Montecito in January.

People Russian social media also targeted United States energy industry, congressional report says
Author: 0 Russian social media also targeted United States energy industry, congressional report says

The United States said its massive investment in modernizing its nuclear force is designed not to pose a threat to the world, but to strengthen its ability to deter others from launching a nuclear strike. In his state of the nation address, Putin described several advances in missile technology, including a hypersonic weapon that can fly at many times the speed of sound and evade existing missile defence systems.