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People Ongoing attack on NGO office wounds 12 people
Author: 0 Ongoing attack on NGO office wounds 12 people

Wednesday's events have forced the children's charity - which says it helps 1.4 million minors in the country - to temporarily close all of its Afghan offices and programmes. "So far 11 wounded people have been brought to hospitals". At least 12 others were wounded, and two attackers have been killed since fighting began, the Afghan news outlet said.

People Shopian encounter: civilian killed
Author: 0 Shopian encounter: civilian killed

An encounter broke out between security forces and militants in the Chaigund area of Shopian after security forces launched a cordon and search operation there. But the locals have alleged that the security forces fired live ammunition into protesting crowds "merely due to their chanting slogans". Both the injured were rushed to Primary Health Centre (PHC) Rajpora where one of them identified as Shakir Ahmad Mir (17) of Qalampora was declared brought dead.

People Pakistan condemns USA drone strike inside its territory
Author: 0 Pakistan condemns USA drone strike inside its territory

The pilotless spy aircraft fired two missiles on a house in Speen Thal Dapa Mamozai area in Orazkai agency that lies close to the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, Dawn online reported. Pakistan condemned the U.S. drone strike in Kurram Agency and admonished Washington for taking "unilateral actions. This is the reason we feel repatriation of Afghan refugees is essential".

People Gay couple sues U.S. for denying citizenship to 1 twin son
Author: 0 Gay couple sues U.S. for denying citizenship to 1 twin son

Andrew and Elad, who met while Andrew studied in Israel , are both listed on the birth certificates of the children, who were born in Canada via a surrogate using donor eggs and sperm from each father. "But the converse is also true and every same-sex couple will be asked that". The child with Israeli citizen Elad's DNA was denied the same status.

People Eagles wearing midnight green in Minnesota for Super Bowl LII
Author: 0 Eagles wearing midnight green in Minnesota for Super Bowl LII

We even were willing to eat a lot of the contract we had so we could go out and get Nick. These are names that should be resonating throughout the streets of Philadelphia over the next 12 days as a pillar of hope. Come on Philly, do better. Many of these backup quarterbacks who have gone on to win Super Bowls either had been there before or had plenty of time to get acclimated to their surroundings before being cast into the starting lineup.

People Friends mourn young sports fans slain in Kentucky school shooting
Author: 0 Friends mourn young sports fans slain in Kentucky school shooting

Police escort a person, second from right, out of the Marshall County High School after shooting there, Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018, in Benton, Ky . Gov. The school also had 7 arrests involving 22 charges, 285 incidents involving drugs and 30 reports involving alcohol. "Since January 2013, there have been at least 283 school shootings across the country - which averages out to one school shooting a week", according to Everytown for Gun Safety, a non-profit group that advocates for gun control.

People Kiwi tumbles as tepid inflation dashes chance of rate hike
Author: 0 Kiwi tumbles as tepid inflation dashes chance of rate hike

The increase was lower than the rise at the end of 2016, meaning annual inflation dropped to 1.6 per cent, the lowest in annual rate in 12 months. "We have also pencilled in another 25bps rate hike in September". As well as retail prices falling, Statistics New Zealand said the way retailers were pricing was also changing, with less discounting, but lower prices across the year.

Author: 0 Protests Roil Swiss Cities Ahead of Trump's Davos Visit

Trump slapped new tariffs on imports of solar panels and washing machines on Monday, a move that risks inflaming tensions with China. Since taking power one year ago, Trump has pulled the United States out of worldwide agreements on trade and climate, and threatened to torpedo a deal to curb Iran's nuclear program, unsettling partners who have looked to Washington to help shape global rules since World War Two.

People Syrian rockets kill two in Turkey as Ankara fights Kurd militia
Author: 0 Syrian rockets kill two in Turkey as Ankara fights Kurd militia

The U.S. delegation, led by Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Jonathan Cohen, will meet with Turkish officials from the foreign ministry on Tuesday. At least two Turkish soldiers have been killed since Saturday. In Turkey, two people were killed and 11 were hurt on Wednesday evening after two rockets fired from inside Syria hit a mosque and a home in the border town of Kilis, said local governor, Mehmet Tekinarslan.

People India set sights on $5 trillion economy by 2025, Modi says
Author: 0 India set sights on $5 trillion economy by 2025, Modi says

The world is facing challenges in maintaining peace, stability and security. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was in Davos on Tuesday, when he spoke for over 50 minutes and covered a range of issues including economy, inclusiveness and climate change .

People Trump to meet Theresa May, Netanyahu in Davos
Author: 0 Trump to meet Theresa May, Netanyahu in Davos

On Wednesday, Netanyahu impressed upon Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and German Chancellor Angela Merkel Israel's ongoing objections to the JCPOA - the nuclear deal with Iran agreed to in July 2015 that the USA now opposes, although it has yet to withdraw entirely from the agreement.

People Olympics brings South Korea, Japan closer together
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North Korea will be appearing in the 2018 Winter Olympics , which will be held in February in PyeongChang, South Korea . Reuters/Kim Hong-JiPeople look toward the north through a barbed-wire fence near the militarized zone separating the two Koreas, in Paju, South Korea, December 21, 2017.

Author: 0 Moderate senators feel boost as shutdown ends

Collins led the effort along with Sen. The stick wasn't always a positive thing. Unfortunately, the stick ended up hitting a glass elephant Collins had on her shelf, and it reportedly got chipped. Sen. Angus King , an independent who caucuses with the Democrats, said in an interview that the group that met in the office of his fellow Mainer, Republican Sen.

People Oil Prices Rise To $70 On Strong Economy Amid OPEC Cuts
Author: 0 Oil Prices Rise To $70 On Strong Economy Amid OPEC Cuts

Energy Information Administration (EIA) on Wednesday. Spot Brent crude oil futures, the worldwide benchmark for oil prices, were at 70 dollars a barrel at 0102 GMT, up 4 cents from their last close. And U.S. producers have pounced on the higher crude prices. Distillate stockpiles, which include diesel and heating oil, rose by 639,000 barrels, versus expectations for a 1.5 million-barrel drop, the EIA data showed.

People The woman is charged with murdering two of her children
Author: 0 The woman is charged with murdering two of her children

The daughter is believed to have been found dead at a home in Maudsland, before her brother's body was discovered at the same address almost five years later. She also stands accused of successfully securing a fraudulent insurance payout of more than half a million dollars, and trying to defraud hundreds of thousands more.

People Bus glides down icy street, crashes in MA
Author: 0 Bus glides down icy street, crashes in MA

It spins around and takes out mailboxes before crashing into a vehicle that also appeared to have spun out. The bus continued on to school after the crash. The driver of the auto had luckily stepped out of his vehicle before the crash. The bus driver told 7News that it was situation he had been trained to handle.

People How Rajasthan Media Covered 'Padmaavat' and Karni Sena
Author: 0 How Rajasthan Media Covered 'Padmaavat' and Karni Sena

However, in wake of massive protests, India's Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) locally called censor board asked its makers to undertake dozens of cuts besides renaming it. "We have chose to allow them to hold small protests, and have made adequate arrangements to maintain law and order". The Acropolis Mall houses the PVR multiplex, Himalaya Mall has the Carnival Cinemas while the Cinepolis multiplex is in the premises of the AlphaOne mall.

Author: 0 Survivors of Taliban attack on Kabul hotel recount ordeal

Others killed included six Ukranians, two Venezuelan pilots, a German and a citizen of Kazakhstan. "We offer our deepest condolences to the families and friends of those who were killed and wish for the speedy recovery of those wounded", State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said in a statement.

People Judge Rosemarie Aquilina Is the Hero We Deserve in Larry Nassar Sentencing
Author: 0 Judge Rosemarie Aquilina Is the Hero We Deserve in Larry Nassar Sentencing

All three organizations have denied wrongdoing and said they reported the sexual abuse allegations to authorities once they learned about them. The plaintiffs allege that Nassar was allowed to commit his "abhorrent actions" because of the defendants' "action and inaction, both negligen (t) and intentional in nature, which allowed Nassar's abuse and assault to persist virtually unfettered for over 20 years".

People South Korea to Protest Before WTO Regarding US Tariffs
Author: 0 South Korea to Protest Before WTO Regarding US Tariffs

President Donald Trump said in an interview with Reuters, South Korea is "dumping washing machines" in the U.S. market, destroying what used to be a "good job-producing business". When a fresh US anti-dumping order targeted China in 2015, it was time to move on to Vietnam and Thailand, which in the past two years have become, respectively, the biggest exporters of washing machines into the U.S.

People Burma prepares camps but no sign of Rohingya refugees returning from Bangladesh
Author: 0 Burma prepares camps but no sign of Rohingya refugees returning from Bangladesh

The Rohingya people fled Myanmar to escape the military crackdown that took place after a militant attack on Aug 25 previous year, and the United Nations has described the crackdown as "ethnic cleansing". Aung Min said the repatriation process would be carried out five days a week and around 300 people would be accepted in two reception centers each day.

People Rand Paul Attacker Could Face 21-Month Sentence
Author: 0 Rand Paul Attacker Could Face 21-Month Sentence

The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of IN charged Rene Boucher, 58, with assaulting a member of Congress resulting IN personal injury. You can listen to it in the video below, via NBC. Boucher "executed a running tackle", according to court documents, injuring the senator, who according to court documents didn't hear the attack coming.

People Gangrape victim kills herself in Odisha
Author: 0 Gangrape victim kills herself in Odisha

According to Sunabeda sub-divisional police officer (SDPO), Narahari Nayak, the victim was declared "brought dead" by the CHC doctors. On N ovember 7, Odisha police's human rights protection cell concluded the girl had not been raped, citing the medical examination report.

People Bank of America to charge fee to some low-income bankers
Author: 0 Bank of America to charge fee to some low-income bankers

These fees have caused some financially unstable individuals to skip banking altogether, largely affecting black, lower-income customers. Part of the petition reads: 'Bank of America was one of the only brick-and-mortar bank that offered free checking accounts to their customers.

People Panama Welcomes EU Blacklist Removal
Author: 0 Panama Welcomes EU Blacklist Removal

It is understood that the European Union had not originally planned to produce a grey list, but one was created after politicians from jurisdictions at risk of appearing on the blacklist made last ditch efforts to avoid being branded as non-compliant.

People Woman Misdiagnosed With Flu, Actually Has Flesh-Eating Virus
Author: 0 Woman Misdiagnosed With Flu, Actually Has Flesh-Eating Virus

The GoFundMe page that was created in her support mentioned that, during the surgery, more than 30 percent of Christin's soft tissue had to be removed due to infection. Now they fear for something else. Doctors have indicated that she will have to spend multiple months in the hospital and it is not known if she will be able to resume work as a special education teacher.

People Nebraska jobless rate unchanged in December at 2.7 percent
Author: 0 Nebraska jobless rate unchanged in December at 2.7 percent

Jobless rates have been falling across much of the country, with NY state at 4.4 percent from 4.5 percent a year ago. The state added 53,200 payroll jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis previous year, which represents a growth rate of 2 percent, above the 1.4 percent rate nationally.

People Evacuees, scientists brace for eruption on Philippines' Mount Mayon
Author: 0 Evacuees, scientists brace for eruption on Philippines' Mount Mayon

With 51 eruptions in the past four centuries, Mayon, a near-perfect cone located about 330 kilometers southeast of Manila, is considered the most volatile of the Philippines' 22 active volcanoes. "The public is strongly advised to be vigilant and desist from entering the eight kilometer-radius danger zone, and to be additionally vigilant against pyroclastic density currents, lahars and sediment-laden streamflows along channels draining the edifice", it added.

People Jazz legend Hugh Masekela dies at 78
Author: 0 Jazz legend Hugh Masekela dies at 78

Masekela will be missed, not only in South Africa but around the world. He told us how his marriage with "Mama Africa", Miriam Makeba, helped steer his direction as a burgeoning artist, with help from his close friendship with the American actor Harry Belafonte.