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Poland to pass law to deny Polish involvement in Holocaust

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This is true both among the multitudes who observe each year the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising by wearing yellow daffodils on their lapels, and in all likelihood includes others like Polish President Andrzej Duda , whose wife is the daughter of a well-known Jewish writer - despite the fact that he is closely associated with Law and Justice (known as PiS, the abbreviation for its name in Polish), the party now in power and which passed the bill. Read More »

Deputy Killed In Colorado Springs Shooting

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They were taken to a nearby hospital for their injuries. Hundreds pay their respects to El Paso County Sheriff's Deputy Micah Flick during a procession in Colorado Springs . Three other law enforcement officers were injured. One woman whose husband worked with Deputy Flick remembered him fondly. Another witness told the Colorado Springs Gazette he heard 8 to 9 shots. Read More »

Kevin Hart addresses getting denied from the Eagles championship stage by security

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Less than 12 hours after Philly pulled off the improbable by defeating the defending champions, head coach Doug Pederson was pressed on his somewhat complicated quarterback situation. "My father when he dies, is going to be buried with an American flag draped around his casket, being that he served in the Army". He said he understands why people may be mad or offended when someone takes a knee. Read More »

In Bengaluru, PM Narendra Modi vows to make Karnataka 'Congress

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Karnataka elections to conduct in April or May month 2018, so the Bharatiya Janta Party has held its crisscrossing rally across the state. "It is collected from states", Siddaramaiah said . Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the BJP rally at the Palace Grounds in Bengaluru , former PM and JD (S) supremo H.D. Deve Gowda heard the Prime Minister's speech on his cell phone, sitting at Shravanabelagola in Hassan District, where the Bahubali Mastabhishekha is scheduled to ... Read More »

Tillerson warns Latin America to beware of China

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On the one-year anniversary of his job as U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson is embarking on a trip to improve relations with Latin America. "This is having a frightful effect on American citizens, Mexican citizens, Canadian citizens". Read More »

Israel 'legalizing' rogue settlement in response to murder

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The decision came a month after the murder of Havat Gilad resident Rabbi Raziel Shevach on January 9, 2018, by Arab terrorists from the Palestinian Authority. Israeli settlements are seen as illegal under global law and a major obstacle to peace as they are built on land the Palestinians see as part of their future state. Read More »

Driver opens fire on African migrants in Italian city of Macerata

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Local media said that the alleged gunman got out of his auto and climbed the steps of a war monument and made a fascist salute before he was arrested, according to local media and Ansa. The shootings took place just days after the amputated body of a young Italian woman was discovered concealed in two suitcases near Macerata. Matteo Salvini, who heads the Northern League party, tweeted on Saturday, "Violence is never the solution, violence is always to be condemned". Read More »

Syria rejects United States accusations of chemical weapons use

US Pentagon chief Jim Mattis said Friday that the US is concerned over the "possibility" of the use of sarin gas in Syria and that it is "looking for the evidence". has sought to step up pressure on the Syrian government in recent weeks over its use of chemical weapons. United Nations efforts to punish perpetrators in Syria have failed, repeatedly blocked by Russian Federation. Read More »

United seek a reaction on Sanchez's home bow

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That loss has left United 15 points adrift of Manchester City so even Jose Mourinho has now conceded the title after admitting his side are now battling for second spot. We don't pick the ball in the air; second mistake. "But four mistakes in the first eleven seconds and suddenly you are losing to a very good team". "We were much better than them". Read More »

Protests Against Compulsory Hijab Continue, Iran Police Arrests 29 Girls

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The women of Iran have always been ignored. "It's evident by the fact that the morality police are on constant patrol of the streets of major cities like Tehran", Dagres said. Amnesty International called on Iranian authorities to "end the persecution of women who speak out against compulsory veiling, and abolish this discriminatory and humiliating practice". Read More »

Prosecutors charge Arizona man who sold ammo to Las Vegas shooter

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Court documents obtained by the Associated Press show Douglas Haig has been charged manufacturing armor-piercing ammo without a license. The agents later matched markings characteristic of Haig's tools to two unfired armor-piercing cartridges found bearing Haig's fingerprints in Paddock's Las Vegas hotel room . Read More »

United States warns countries against aiding terrorists eyeing nuclear weapons

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We said specifically massive controversial attack, chemical-biological attack, from a nuclear state might require us to respond with a nuclear weapon . The Trump administration on Friday announced it will continue much of the Obama administration's nuclear weapons policy, but take a more aggressive stance toward Russian Federation. Read More »

Olympic doping ban on 28 Russian athletes lifted

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Thursday's ruling means Russian athletes banned from participating in the Pyeongchang Games can now seek to participate. The International Olympic Committee banned Russian Federation from the upcoming Winter Olympics after a report on a vast state-sponsored doping scheme was uncovered in the previous Games. Read More »

Father lunges at Larry Nassar in court this morning

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Margraves was blocked by an attorney and tackled by sheriff's deputies before being removed from court. After a brief recess, the judge returned to the bench and said that while she had empathy for Margraves, she could not condone what he did. Read More »

Olympic Games 2018 kick off in PyeongChang in one week

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Meanwhile, Jagdish Singh will be representing India in his first ever Winter Olympics at PyeongChang, South Korea. However, it is important to keep in mind that teams at the summer games have much larger delegations. Liberal South Korean President Moon Jae-in sees the Olympics as an opportunity to resume meaningful contact with North Korea following the extended period of tension and a diplomatic stalemate over the North's nuclear and missile programmes. Read More »

Turkey takes slow but firm steps in Afrin to avoid civilian casualties

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The Turkish authorities said on Friday that the explosion in a tax office in Ankara was caused by a bomb, not a gas leak as initially reported. Ankara launched a cross-border offensive into Afrin on January 20 to rout the Syrian Kurdish militia it says is linked to insurgents fighting inside Turkey. Read More »

US Missile Defense System Fails Latest Test

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U.S. Department of Defense officials are looking over the test to find out what went wrong. US officials confirmed the test on Wednesday but refused to comment on its success. For now, the missile is used to target intermediate-range missiles from adversaries and is a key element of USA missile defenses in the Pacific region. Read More »

US Warns: Syria's Assad Developing New Chemical Weapons, We May Take Action

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Assad is believed to have secretly kept part of Syria's chemical weapons stockpile despite a US-Russian deal under which Damascus was supposed to have handed over all such weapons for destruction in 2014, the US officials said. A second official said, however, that the Trump Administration hopes that stepped-up worldwide sanctions and diplomatic pressure will help rein in Assad's chemical weapons programme. Read More »

Watch Punxsutawney Phil Declare Six More Weeks of Winter on Groundhog Day

In reality, though, Phil's prediction is decided ahead of time by the tuxedo-clad group of men on Gobbler's Knob , a tiny hill just outside of Punxsutawney , about 65 miles northeast of Pittsburgh. It's a century-old tradition that people can't get enough of-Punxsutawney Phil , the United States' most famous groundhog , comes out of hibernation on February 2 and forecasts the weather for the six weeks to follow. Read More »

Irish busker says appearing on The Ellen Show was 'amazing'

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Speaking about Allie's incredible talent, Ellen predicted that she wouldn't be singing on the street for much longer - and honestly, we couldn't agree more. "She gave me a guitar case with lights with light up words saying TIPS". Allie also met acclaimed rapper and producer Pharrell Williams on the set of the show , which she said was "pretty cool". Read More »

Venkaiah Naidu, Narendra Modi pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi

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Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi also paid their respects at the Raj Ghat. The day is marked as Martyr's Day . The Prime Minister also interacted with students present at the event. "We bow to all those martyrs who have sacrificed themselves in service of our nation". "The nation gratefully remembers Mahatma Gandhi and the countless freedom fighters who sacrificed their lives for Independence", the Indian president tweeted. Read More »

Army's Shopian firing: Civilian death toll rises to 3

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The FIR was lodged under sections 302 (murder) and 307 (attempt to murder) of the Ranbir Penal Code against the personnel of 10, Garhwal unit, of the army. Anbu was reacting to the FIR registered by the J&K Police against the army for the incident that left three civilians dead. They demanded withdrawal of FIR against the army. Read More »

HOLLYWEIRD: Anti-Trump Celebrities HOST COUNTER State of the Union

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Trump is expected to tout his administration's economic achievements, give more details on his immigration proposal and possibly roll out a new infrastructure plan during the speech. Against the backdrop of the spending fight, Republicans and Democrats are also wrestling with the future of some 700,000 young immigrants living in the United States illegally. Read More »

Islam scholar Tariq Ramadan questioned in Paris over rape claims

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Ramadan, the grandson of the founder of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood Islamist movement, has furiously denied rape allegations from two women that emerged late previous year, as the Harvey Weinstein scandal unfurled in the US. She described the alleged assault in her autobiography but at the time, did not name Ramadan to avoid legal issues. Tariq Ramadan is the professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies in the Faculty of Oriental Studies at St Antony's College, Oxford. Read More »

Las Vegas shooting documents include second person of interest

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Haig told Newsweek he was questioned by agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives after the October 1 shooting. Paddock opened fire on the Route 91 Harvest music festival from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on October 1, killing 58 people and injuring more than 800 others. Read More »

Crutches, tears humanize North Korean threat in Trump speech

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Washington agreed to consider the flight an exception to sanctions announced by the Trump administration in September that include banning vessels and aircraft that have visited North Korea from visiting the United States within 180 days, said Seoul's ministry spokesman Baik Tae-hyun, who didn't further elaborate on the talks. Read More »

Kenyan TV stations switched off over Odinga swear in

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Kenyatta had also been declared victor of the August election, but the Supreme Court later nullified that result, over irregularities. Heavy police deployment was withdrawn Tuesday without explanation at the Uhuru Park where the opposition had said the event would take place. Read More »

Trump expected to announce order to keep Guantanamo Bay prison open

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The United States may transfer new detainees to the Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba if needed, according to the executive order signed by Trump. Hundreds were transferred to sites in the US or sent to their home countries under President Barack Obama , who failed to close the prison after facing opposition in Congress. Read More »

May pledges to 'step up' relationship with China

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She promised to raise the concerns of United Kingdom industry about over-production of steel and the protection of intellectual property against the piracy for which China is notorious. Before her trip, the former British governor of Hong Kong, Chris Patten, urged May to address concerns about the political situation in the semi-autonomous city, which London handed back to Beijing in 1997. Read More »

Kim Kardashian West has traded insults with Lindsay Lohan over her cornrows

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Cornrows are a "traditional African style of hair grooming" that people of color have been oppressed for wearing for decades and it isn't fair for the 37-year-old to appropriate a culture and attribute it to a white woman. But while Kim may be happy to lounge around naked, she is also busy tending to a newborn. Oh my God is she not soooooooo on fire right now? "Hi, can I get zero f**ks please, thanks", she captioned a picture, reacting to her critics. Read More »

Officer Who Pushed False Hawaii Missile Alert Believed It Was Real

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It first sent out a correction using social media, rather than the same alerting systems that it used to transmit the false alert. Still, while officials became aware of the mistake within three minutes, according to the Post , it took them almost half an hour to decide how they'd tell the public everything was actually fine. Read More »

Sochi Talks End, Constitutional Committee to be Formed

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A closing statement obtained by Reuters news agency said the participants agreed on "basic principles" deemed essential for bringing the country together and endorsed a "democratic" path for the country through elections. Moscow had said Syrian society would be fully represented at the meeting - the first of its kind held in Russian Federation - but nearly all those confirmed as attending were from either Assad's Baath Party, allied movements or the regime's "tolerated opposition". Read More »

Ireland to hold abortion vote in May

The eighth amendment equates the life of a foetus in the womb with that of the mother. Discussing his own views, he said: "I think in that period I think it's fair to say that my own views on this matter have evolved". The Republic of Ireland now has a near total ban on abortion. Nearly 4,000 Irish women, including women from Northern Ireland, traveled to England and Wales to terminate their pregnancies in 2016, according to United Kingdom government statistics. Read More »

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Slashing iPhone X Production Amid Weak Demand

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A report from Nikkei says that Apple will slash iPhone X production volume in half this quarter because of disappointing holiday-season sales. Apple's iPhone X circuit board manufacturer: Murata Manufacturing Co. However, the 6.1-inch LCD model is particularly expected to help Apple grow the shipments of iPhones by up to 10 percent in the entire 2018 calendar year. Read More »

LS Speaker Sumitra Mahajan calls meeting of House leaders

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The finance minister will present the Union Budget 2018 for the fiscal year 2018-19 on February 1. As we all know that, the Triple Talaq Bill already has passed in the Lok Sabha in the last winter session of the Parliament now it will be in main focus in the Upper House of the Parliament. Read More »

One attacker arrested amid ongoing gunfire in Kabul

Votel, Commander of United States Central Command, has said that the recent attacks by militants in Afghanistan will not impact the USA commitment to Afghanistan. The assault, which left two dead and 12 injured, was later claimed by the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) terrorist group. While critics still blame government for its weakness to thwart Taliban attacks, a number of military commentators have said that to curb Taliban attacks in Afghanistan, there is a need to hit them in ... Read More »

Rallies of Navalny's supporters held in 46 Russian regions

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But to the man who has run for president in the past five elections, Navalny's supporters shouted, as they had to Putin earlier, "Leave!" "But that doesn't matter", Navalny's Twitter feed said Sunday afternoon alongside a video showing him being pulled into a police bus. Read More »