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American women make history with cross-country skiing gold

American women make history with cross-country skiing gold Bjoergen said she hasn't given herself time to think about the record. Marit Bjoergen and Kikkan Randall have shared a special bond since competing against each other at their first Olympics in Salt Lake City 16 years ago. Asked which of her triumphs was her favourite to date , the 37-year-old had no hesitation in picking one out. Also, the Norwegian walked Love Egorov (Russia/unified tea... [Full Article...]

Election held to replace Kentucky lawmaker who killed self

Election held to replace Kentucky lawmaker who killed self Johnson had suggested Belcher was involved with liberal organizations to destroy her husband, a charge Belcher denies. Trump's margin in the district, 72-23, was part of a rout that helped Republicans seize total political control of Kentucky for the first time in 96 years. [Full Article...]

International Mother Language Day: Promoting and Celebrating Linguistic and Cultural Diversity

International Mother Language Day: Promoting and Celebrating Linguistic and Cultural Diversity This day is observed every year as a mark of recognition of right of every linguistic community to use their mother tongue for their schooling and other functions in the society to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. [Full Article...]

Pakistan Supreme Court disqualifies Nawaz Sharif as PML-N chief

Pakistan Supreme Court disqualifies Nawaz Sharif as PML-N chief Referring to Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasis speech in Parliament on Monday, in which he criticised the judiciary for "insulting" elected officials, Justice Nisar said that the judiciary had never called any politician a "thief". A three-member bench had been hearing several petitions challenging specific clauses of the act that led to Nawaz Sharif's appointment as party president following h... [Full Article...]

Alpine Skiing - Golden, garrulous Goggia wins Italian hearts

Alpine Skiing - Golden, garrulous Goggia wins Italian hearts Prior to the start of the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang , Vonn told CNN she hopes "to represent the people of the United States, not the president ". "I struggled to keep the emotions together". She was the downhill champion at the Vancouver Games, where she scored her bronze medal in the super-G. [Full Article...]

"Black Panther" star Chadwick Boseman discusses the importance of Black History Month

More than 150 AMC Theatres locations, almost 23 percent of the company's USA circuit, set new admissions-revenue records for a single title during the four-day opening weekend of Disney and Marvel's Black Panther . agent Everett K. Ross and members of the Dora Milaje, Wakandan special forces, to prevent Wakanda from being dragged into a world war. And to think, this is only Coogler's third ... [Full Article...]

Family who took in alleged Fla. shooter: 'We didn't know'

Family who took in alleged Fla. shooter: 'We didn't know' They said he was depressed after losing his mother, but no red flags ever went off about his behavior. Days after the killings, a somber series of vigils and funerals were being held in and around Parkland, a Fort Lauderdale suburb of about 32,000 people. [Full Article...]

Pakistan Claims Reprieve On Terror Financing List Tag, Review In 3 Months

Pakistan Claims Reprieve On Terror Financing List Tag, Review In 3 Months The meeting proposed "three months pause" and asked APG (Asia Pacific Group) for "another report to be considered in June", he tweeted . The praise came on Tuesday from Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov after his meeting in Moscow with visiting high-powered Pakistani delegation led by Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif . [Full Article...]

Dozens dead amid Syrian bombardment of eastern Ghouta

Dozens dead amid Syrian bombardment of eastern Ghouta His statement comes amid concerns about escalating violence between Syrian government forces and rebel, as well as Islamist, factions operating in the area. Doctors without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières/MSF) has said that at least 13 hospitals and clinics in Syria's Eastern Ghouta that are regularly or ad-hoc supported by organization have been hit, damaged or destroyed over the past thr... [Full Article...]

British smuggler Lewis Bennett is accused of killing wife on sailing trip

British smuggler Lewis Bennett is accused of killing wife on sailing trip Federal agents said there were tubes of coins in his life raft. It was supposed to be a honeymoon trip for the newlyweds . The Coast Guard searched the area for his wife for ten days but she was never found. They had been married only three months and had been sailing on a delayed honeymoon to St. Maarten, Puerto Rico and Cuba . Investigators searched Bennett's Delray Beach home and ... [Full Article...]

DUP calls on UK PM May to set budget for Northern Ireland

DUP calls on UK PM May to set budget for Northern Ireland It comes after talks aimed at restoring the Stormont Executive collapsed again last week. Northern Secretary Karen Bradley said while it should be a matter for the Stormont Assembly, if the matter was to be raised at Westminster it is the government's policy to allow a free vote on matters of conscience. [Full Article...]

Will the Dolphins trade WR Jarvis Landry?

Will the Dolphins trade WR Jarvis Landry? With Landry off the market, that leaves Allen Robinson as the most coveted free agent receiver, although he too could be tagged. But, regardless the Dolphins had to do something with him or else he'd walk in free agency. He then followed with a career-high 112 catches for 987 yards and a career-best nine touchdowns in 2017, which helped him earn a third straight trip to the Pro Bowl. [Full Article...]

Trump Jr visiting India as private USA citizen: state dept

Trump Jr visiting India as private USA citizen: state dept He did preface his remark with saying he didn't mean to sound glib. "I know some of the most successful people in the world and some of them are the most miserable people in the world". The largest Trump tower project is in Gurugram - a fast-growing city just outside of New Delhi - where 254 condos are for sale. An apartment in the Trump Towers complex in Gurgaon runs between $775,000 and $1... [Full Article...]

Los Angeles County authorities stop possible high school shooting plot

Los Angeles County authorities stop possible high school shooting plot The investigation began after the 17-year-old suspect was asked to remove his headphones and made the threat against El Camino High School, a school official said. No weapons were found on the student at the time, officials said. "He did say that he was just kidding, that he did not mean it, " Chavez said. But the guard informed administrators, who brought in the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Dep... [Full Article...]

Venezuela's digital coin makes debut

Venezuela's digital coin makes debut He's authorized payments in cryptocurrency for Venezuela's consulate services and fuel on the border, reportedly saying, it is just the "kryptonite" Venezuela needs to take on Superman, which observers say is code for taking on the U.S. [Full Article...]

Benjamin Kelly: Aide's Shooting 'Actors' Claims Get Him Fired by Legislator

Benjamin Kelly: Aide's Shooting 'Actors' Claims Get Him Fired by Legislator Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students Emma Gonzalez and David Hogg have been outspoken advocates for gun control in the wake of the fatal shooting at their school. Corcoran added, "On behalf of the entire Florida House, I sincerely apologize to the students targeted and again commend them for their courage through this unspeakable tragedy". [Full Article...]

New Zealand releases text of revised Pacific trade deal

New Zealand releases text of revised Pacific trade deal The CPTPP will be signed in Santiago, Chile, on 8 March. Up until then, Trump had said he only wanted to do unilateral deals between the United States and one other country. "Labour and NZ First might have changed the name, but it's still the same deal". The text of the agreement was released earlier this week. "Over 600,000 New Zealand jobs directly depend on global trade". [Full Article...]

Fonterra and The a2 Milk Company enter strategic partnership

Fonterra and The a2 Milk Company enter strategic partnership The benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index climbed 1.3 percent or 102.000 points to finish the session at 8,200.270. "Sales of a2 Platinum infant formula again grew substantially in Australia and China supported by an increase in market share in those regions", the company said. [Full Article...]

Florida rejects gun bill after massacre

Florida rejects gun bill after massacre We're going to keep fighting for what we believe in. "That's not OK", said a sweaty Isaac Louden, who locked arms with a handful of West Boca High classmates as he walked the final steps to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High and was met with a roar of cheers from waiting students . [Full Article...]

Couple arrested after adopted children found living in squalor

Couple arrested after adopted children found living in squalor A bucket was found in one bedroom and it was being used as a bathroom, the TV station wrote. All four children were removed from the house and taken to the hospital, later to be placed in a foster home. Their next court date was scheduled for March 5. The allegations are very similar to the recent "House of Horrors" abuse case in California. The couple was arrested after their 17-year-old daug... [Full Article...]


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