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People Attack on Afghan checkpoint kills 10 security forces
Author: 0 Attack on Afghan checkpoint kills 10 security forces

However, questions about Washington's willingness and capacity to negotiate have been raised by former officials and experts, some citing departing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's decision past year to eliminate the post of senior envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan...

People Palestinians Call White House Summit on Gaza Strip a 'Front'
Author: 0 Palestinians Call White House Summit on Gaza Strip a 'Front'

The White House hosted 19 nations to discuss the ongoing humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip . The Washington meeting on Gaza was an attempt to exploit the humanitarian situation in the besieged coastal strip for political ends, Palestinian's head of delegation to the United States , Husam Zomlot, said on Tuesday.

People Syria Marks 7 Years of War; Rebel-Held Enclave under Assault
Author: 0 Syria Marks 7 Years of War; Rebel-Held Enclave under Assault

The convoy is headed for the town of Douma, the largest and most populated in eastern Ghouta, according to Douma-based media activist Youssef Boustani. Bombardment by the Syrian regime and its ally Russian Federation killed 25 civilians, among them three children, in the embattled rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta on Wednesday, a monitor said.

People Poll outcome would be reviewed: UP CM Yogi Adityanath
Author: 0 Poll outcome would be reviewed: UP CM Yogi Adityanath

Ghanshyam Tiwari, spokesman for the Samajwadi Party (SP) whose two candidates won this week's Uttar Pradesh by-elections, said the BJP had been winning new states by "selling dreams" to voters through glitzy advertisements. The opposition camp was quick to break into celebration, with West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee congratulating Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav for the win.

People Wife of Nobel laureate Negishi found dead in IL
Author: 0 Wife of Nobel laureate Negishi found dead in IL

Early Tuesday morning, investigators said the 82-year-old professor was found wandering a rural road south of Rockford, Illinois. Sumire was found dead in the auto. Ei-ichi won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 2010. They lived in West Lafayette, Indiana. The TV station reported that Sumire Negishi had stayed behind while her husband left looking for help.

People Fight breaks out in Gujarat assembly, 3 Congress MLAs suspended
Author: 0 Fight breaks out in Gujarat assembly, 3 Congress MLAs suspended

The speaker objected to his tone, following which Madam and Der rushed to the Well of the House in protest. Another MLA Baldevji Thakor, who allegedly punched his BJP rivals in the assembly lobby, has been suspended for a year. But in the meantime, Der entered the House from the back door and attacked Panchal. But the Speaker ruled that such points of order were not allowed.

People Hoop State well-represented in the 2018 NCAA tournament
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NC Central's Raashan Davis led the Eagles with 19 on the night. He averages 23.4 points per game to go along with 4.5 assists per contest despite his diminutive (5-7, 150) size. NC Central actually got off to a decent start, leading 10-6 at the 13:44 mark of the first half when Davis converted a jumper. The Orange's Oshae Brissett , who has eight points on the night, took a hard drive and hit the floor later in the first half, but he returned to the court not long after.

People More details released on murder of Pikeville officer
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Hamilton has been with the Pikeville Police Department since 2006. According to Pikeville's Public Safety Commissioner, Officer Scotty Hamilton was shot and killed in the line of duty. "Please keep his family in your prayers". The 35-year-old is survived by his wife of five years, a 9-month-old daughter, his parents and a brother, who also serves in law enforcement.

People Ex-South Korean President Questioned in Corruption Probe
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Yoo Seong-min, head of the minor opposition Bareunmirae party, blamed the phenomenon on "the shortfalls of the winner-takes-all presidential government system" that creates opportunities for corruption. Lee has denied any wrongdoing, calling the investigation into the bribery allegations politically motivated by prosecutors under the incumbent liberal administration.

People House passes bi-partisan school safety bill
Author: 0 House passes bi-partisan school safety bill

In the Senate, the Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the Florida shooting and failures by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and law enforcement to act on warning signs displayed by the gunman before the attack. "The best way to get that done is still under discussion. I think with this movement, in particular, they're doing a good job so far of saying we want to compromise but we don't want to compromise our values necessarily".

Author: 0 Lexington Realty Trust (NYSE:LXP) to Issue $0.18 Quarterly Dividend

Quantres Asset Management Ltd decreased its stake in Pg&E Corp (PCG) by 58.54% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Tpg-Axon Management Lp sold 13,400 shares as the company's stock rose 10.88% with the market. The rating was initiated by Cantor Fitzgerald with "Overweight" on Friday, June 30. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, May 10 by Wunderlich. TheStreet upgraded the shares of VNO in report on Wednesday, August 5 to "Hold" rating.

People Australia Considers Fast-Tracking White SA Farmer Visas Citing 'Horrific Circumstances'
Author: 0 Australia Considers Fast-Tracking White SA Farmer Visas Citing 'Horrific Circumstances'

Australia's conservative government is considering fast-tracking visas for white South African farmers so they can flee their "horrific circumstances" for a "civilised country". The Australian High Commission in Pretoria was not immediately available for comment. White Afrikaners are a minority in South Africa but still own upwards of 70 per cent of the country's agricultural land, as a legacy of apartheid.

People Northwestern University says gunman report on campus a hoax
Author: 0 Northwestern University says gunman report on campus a hoax

Officers searched the area but "no evidence of a victim, scene, or gunman" was found, according to police. According to the emergency alert from the university, the incident took place at the school's Engelhart Hall, which is at the intersection of Maple Avenue and Emerson Street.

People Oklahoma uses nitrogen gas for execution
Author: 0 Oklahoma uses nitrogen gas for execution

The new method's adoption comes as officials with the Oklahoma Department of Corrections can not acquire the proper drugs required to perform executions by lethal injection. Grand jurors said nitrogen gas would be easy and low-priced to obtain for executions, simple to administer and, according to scientific research, quick and seemingly painless.

People Chinese reporter's dramatic eye-roll breaks the internet and gets censored
Author: 0 Chinese reporter's dramatic eye-roll breaks the internet and gets censored

Zhang works for American Multimedia Television USA, a Los Angeles-based organisation which, according to its website, previously had ties to Chinese state broadcaster CCTV. The eye roll comes at one of the most delicate political moments in recent Chinese history, however, and may come back to haunt the journalist. Liang's image was plastered onto T-shirts and cellphone cases sold on Taobao, China's ever-reactive eBay equivalent.

People Trudeau, Trump want quick NAFTA deal
Author: 0 Trudeau, Trump want quick NAFTA deal

The proclamation instead pointed to economic integration between the U.S., Canada and Mexico, the fact the U.S. also exports steel to both Canada and Mexico, and the three countries' shared commitment to national security and addressing global excess capacity in steel production.

People LATEST warning from Met Éireann on approaching stormy weather
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That band of wet weather is expected to move northeastwards across the United Kingdom but to weaken. In addition, snow showers are likely throughout Sunday in the South East, East Anglia and into the East Midlands. "Yes, I hate to say it, we could see the return of snow too, this weekend". Om Sunday, snow showers are expected. If 2-5cm was to fall, as suggested by forecasters, it could lead to disruption on the roads and to schools on Monday morning.

People Relief for Marans as court discharges them in illegal telephone exchange case
Author: 0 Relief for Marans as court discharges them in illegal telephone exchange case

Among others who were let off by the court today were BSNL general manager K Brahmanathan, former deputy general manager MP Velusamy and Dayanidhi's private secretary Gauthaman. It is also the case of the CBI that these dedicated telephone lines connecting Maran's residence and the Sun TV office were aimed at high-speed data transfer.

People Gorakhpur, Phulpur bypoll outcome lesson for BJP: CM Yogi
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The victory in both Gorakhpur and Phulpur LS seats is a minuscule, yet significant achievement for both Samajwadi Party (SP ) and Bahujan Samaj Party ( BSP ), who entered an election pact for the first time after 1993 Assembly polls, which were conducted after sacking of Kalyan Singh's BJP government in the aftermath of demolition of Babri Masjid.

People Croatia 82nd Happiest Country in the World! (Behind Almost All Neighbours)
Author: 0 Croatia 82nd Happiest Country in the World! (Behind Almost All Neighbours)

In 2015, the Alpine nation won first place in the ranking, but subsequently dropped to second in 2016 and fourth past year. The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network's 2018 World Happiness Report ranked 156 countries according to their scores for things such as GDP per capita, social support, healthy life expectancy, social freedom, generosity and absence of corruption.

People How the Trump Tariffs Will Affect Fleets
Author: 0 How the Trump Tariffs Will Affect Fleets

The prime minister was touring an aluminium smelter in Alma, Quebec. The U.S. chose to impose a 25 percent tariff on steel and 10 percent tariff on aluminum imports. So far, only Mexico and Canada have confirmed exemptions to the new 25% tariffs in any official proclamation, and those only on a short-term basis as Nafta negotiations are ongoing.

People Bomb kills 9, wounds 27 in eastern Pakistan
Author: 0 Bomb kills 9, wounds 27 in eastern Pakistan

However, local media reported that a bomb fixed in a motorcycle exploded with a big bang soon after a police patrolling party reached the check post near a famous religious center. The main country's Taliban group Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan claimed responsibility for the bombing, saying it was a suicide attack. Meanwhile, IG Punjab Arif Nawaz Khan has ordered the force to declare a security high alert across the province.

People Police Seek Man In University Nursing Student's Death
Author: 0 Police Seek Man In University Nursing Student's Death

Orlando Tercero, 22, who holds dual citizenship, fled to Nicaragua after allegedly killing Haley Anderson , 22, a fellow student at Binghamton's Decker School of Nursing. The district attorney could not immediately be reached for comment Wednesday. Cornwell also thanked the Binghamton mayor and police department "for their tireless efforts and resources over the last week" as well as Sen.

People Turkey talks may be postponed after Tillerson's exit
Author: 0 Turkey talks may be postponed after Tillerson's exit

Protesters turned out in Oxford city centre again to rally against the Turkish government's attack on Syrian people in the North West region of Afrin. The summit had been very much anticipated in Ankara, which hoped to define an agreement on the Washington-backed Kurdish YPG to be driven away from Manbij.

People BJP to withdraw Vijaya Rahatkar's name from Rajya Sabha election
Author: 0 BJP to withdraw Vijaya Rahatkar's name from Rajya Sabha election

But the BJP is "Bahut Jhoothi Party" (big lying party). The development suggests that an intense politico-legal battle especially at the door steps of Election Commission is again on cards as was visible during Rajya Sabha polls in August previous year when Congress leader Ahmed Patel was in the race.

People Facebook bans anti-Muslim group retweeted by Trump
Author: 0 Facebook bans anti-Muslim group retweeted by Trump

Facebook said that all three pages in question repeatedly violated its community standards , even after the administrators received final written warnings. Facebook followed Twitter, which also recently banned the group. There will no doubt be plenty of people who support Britain First that will scream about how this infringes on their freedom of speech/expression rights.

People Weather Forecast For The San Francisco Bay Area
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Thursday: Partly sunny with a high near 56 degrees. Northeast wind around 5 miles per hour. Sunday night - Rain and snow likely with a low in the lower 50s. Night: Cloudy with a 70 percent chance for snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Friday night: A chance of rain before 2 a.m., then a chance of rain and snow between 2 a.m.

People Meghan McCain calls Clinton family 'virus' in Democratic politics
Author: 0 Meghan McCain calls Clinton family 'virus' in Democratic politics

Now even some of Clinton's staunchest supporters and former aides are calling her out for the inflammatory rhetoric, according to The Hill . Former Clinton aides pointed out that her comments are forcing Democrats all over the country to scramble to distance themselves from her.

People AfDB partners ISA to boost solar energy in Africa
Author: 0 AfDB partners ISA to boost solar energy in Africa

The 2.7-megawatt solar array with almost 10,000 solar panels received close to $1.3 million from the state's NY-Sun initiative. The Sullivan County project is owned by Delaware River Solar. The declaration lays out areas of deeper cooperation between ISA and the Bank, including developing innovative financial instruments to reduce risks and costs associated with solar investments and to leverage climate financing and commercial co-financing and mobilizing concessional financing through the ...

People Latest nor'easter reaches blizzard conditions
Author: 0 Latest nor'easter reaches blizzard conditions

The National Weather Service said the storm easily met blizzard criteria (35 mph winds for more than three hours) in Boston , Falmouth, Hyannis, Plymouth and Martha's Vineyard. The Mourne, Massachusetts , police department shared dashcam video of a tree falling just up the road from where one of their cruisers was headed, CBS Boston reports .

People Oil gains as Chinese factory data boosts commodities
Author: 0 Oil gains as Chinese factory data boosts commodities

Over a year after the agreement was reached, the world's biggest oil-producing countries believe that a global oversupply of oil is still weighing down prices. The U.S. Energy Information Administration report on oil inventories is due to be released on Wednesday at 10:30a.m. EST. Iraq is talking with the Kurds and Turkey about restarting crude shipments from fields in the Kirkuk area of northern Iraq, Oil Minister Jabbar al-Luaibi told reporters in Basra.

People California Teacher Accidentally Discharges Weapon During Public Safety Class
Author: 0 California Teacher Accidentally Discharges Weapon During Public Safety Class

The incident, ironically, occurred during a lesson on public safety in a class called Administration of Justice. One student suffered minor injuries as a result, KION-TV in Monterey reported . But a father told local media he and his wife were shocked when their 17-year-old son came home from school with blood on his shirt and shell fragments in his neck.

People Pi(e) Day deals on pizza and sweet treats
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Publix: Enjoy free samples of key lime pie at Publix on March 14 from 4 p.m.to 7 p.m. Hungry Howie's: Buy any Howie Bread at regular menu price, get a medium one-topping pizza for $3.14 with promo code PI18. Whole Foods: Whole Foods will offer 3.14 off large bakery pies all day Wednesday. - At Pieology , you can get "a chance to win a sweet treat" if you correctly complete this sequence on their Twitter feed: 3.14 -.