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Canada mixed doubles pair Morris and Lawes win fourth straight in Pyeongchang

With two rocks on the red zone of the target to start the ninth end, Finland was in prime position to get a much-needed win. Lawes and her partner, John Morris, continued to dominate from there, holding Switzerland to just a single point over the final four ends. [Full Article...]

Israeli UN envoy calls on Security Council to condemn Iran's activities

Israeli UN envoy calls on Security Council to condemn Iran's activities Reuters reports that Israel has kicked off implementation of the threat. "However, we are not looking to escalate the situation". Syrian sovereignty has also come under attack by Turkey in recent times. "The government and army of Syria as an independent country have a legitimate right to defend (the country's) territorial integrity and counter any type of foreign aggression". [Full Article...]

Two Indian army officers killed in Occupied Kashmir

Two Indian army officers killed in Occupied Kashmir Suspected Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists have carried out the attack at the Army camp in the heart of Jammu city. "Due to the presence of women and children in the housing colony, the operation is being progressed cautiously to minimise the casualties", the spokesperson said and added the Army has so far killed two heavily armed terrorists and recovered two-AK 56 assault rifles, large amount of a... [Full Article...]

Winter Olympics: Drone display in opening ceremony was pre-recorded

Winter Olympics: Drone display in opening ceremony was pre-recorded Though the show presented during the opening ceremony wasn't actually live-it was reportedly filmed in December-the spectacle was impressive. The Winter Olympics' first-ever drone light show has earned Intel the title from Guinness World Records for the "most unmanned aerial vehicles airborne simultaneously". [Full Article...]

Modi embarks on 4-day West Asia visit

Modi embarks on 4-day West Asia visit Prior to Prime Minister Modi, former President Pranab Mukherjee and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had visited Palestine in October 2015 and January 2016 respectively. Modi said he hoped peace could be reached "quickly, through dialogue and understanding". PM Modi had skipped Palestine when he had visited Israel in July 2017 to signal his Government's decision to treat both nations as "... [Full Article...]

By Sunday, Chicago to potentially see over 20 inches of snow

By Sunday, Chicago to potentially see over 20 inches of snow Snow-related crashed snarled highways across southern MI, with one person killed when a semitrailer struck the rear of a auto stopped in traffic on US 23 near Flint, police said. Eight inches was reported in parts of northern IL and up to about 6 inches was reported the Chicago area. The snow that began falling late Thursday afternoon was expected to continue through today as the storm moves east. [Full Article...]

GBI investigating police shooting in Henry County

GBI investigating police shooting in Henry County When he wouldn't cooperate, they called the Locust Grove officer for backup, McBrayer said. Price said he was one of their better officers. Price said Maddox had been with the department since he was 22, just out of school. His condition was described as "serious". "They notified radio and a Locust Grove city police officer came to be a backup for them", McBrayer said during a news briefing . [Full Article...]

Trump frustrated with Hope Hicks's role in Porter scandal

When asked what he had asked her to say, Willoughby responded: 'I don't remember the exact wording, but it was something along the lines of the post does not accurately depict my marriage. Porter's second ex-wife, Jennifer Willoughby , told CNN that on the honeymoon after their 2009 wedding, "He started calling me names, calling me a "f***ing bitch, ' how I behaved was 'f***ing ridiculous" an... [Full Article...]

A Bad Flu Season Keeps Getting Worse

A Bad Flu Season Keeps Getting Worse The study looked at the number of deaths attributed to flu in the United States and Mexico between 1997 and 2014, and cross-referenced date of birth. The CDC only counts flu deaths in children; there have been 63 thus far. "Right now we see influenza activity in nearly all of the states, which is really pretty unusual for us", says Dr. Alicia Fry, who is chief of the Epidemiology and Prevention ... [Full Article...]

Explosion hits mosque in Libyan city of Benghazi

Explosion hits mosque in Libyan city of Benghazi Mutaz al-Mu'tri, Benghazi's security directorate spokesperson, said two bomb bags had been used in the attack, according to Libya's 218 tv news channel. The LNA has been battling Islamists, including some linked to Daesh and al-Qaeda. Haftar, who opposes a UN-backed unity government based in Tripoli, announced Benghazi's "liberation" from jihadists in July last year after a three-year campaign, ... [Full Article...]

Firefighters rescue boy trapped in toy machine

Firefighters rescue boy trapped in toy machine Mason sat patiently with all the stuffed toys while firefighters took just five minutes to get him out. That's what draws people to public safety, the unexpected. "He went from thinking, "I'm going to get this toy" to 'Uh oh I'm stuck in here, ' to 'Now all these people are looking at me and banging on this thing, "' Sutton said. [Full Article...]

Pelosi to oppose sweeping budget deal over lack of protections for DREAMers

Pelosi to oppose sweeping budget deal over lack of protections for DREAMers CNBC said the House Freedom Caucus does not support the spending increases . The deal is expected to pass through the Senate despite vocal opposition from several Democrats due to the separation of the deal from the immigration debate. [Full Article...]

Republican Senator Calls Trump Insecure For Military Parade Idea

Republican Senator Calls Trump Insecure For Military Parade Idea Mr. Trump's military parade "is aimed at stimulating a new war drive", ANSWER said in its mission statement. In an interview with The Washington Post , Trump said that part of his "Make America Great Again" agenda included showing off the USA military's might. [Full Article...]

Kennedy pans President's plan for military parade

Kennedy pans President's plan for military parade Representative Lee Zeldin . "We have a Napoleon in the making here", said Congresswoman Jackie Speier. "We don't live in a dictatorship or a monarchy", said Duckworth. The Pentagon said Tuesday it was looking at possible dates. And on a day that brought a wintry mix to the District, the D.C. Council jumped on the opportunity for a lighter poke at the parade. [Full Article...]

Syrian state media: Air defenses respond to new 'Israeli aggression'

The United Nations has called for a minimum month-long humanitarian ceasefire in Syria . Streets in the stricken area were covered in all-enveloping dust as one strike after another hit the same neighborhoods. Ragıp Soylu , Washington correspondent for Turkey's Daily Sabah outlet, said on Twitter shortly after the news broke that local sources were claiming no chemical attack had occu... [Full Article...]

United States coalition bombs pro-Syrian gov't forces in Deir al-Zor

United States coalition bombs pro-Syrian gov't forces in Deir al-Zor Nevertheless, the official said the U.S. is looking into whether Russian-affiliated forces may have been involved. SDF and government forces control areas on either side of the River Euphrates in Deir al-Zour province. "We estimate more than 100 Syrian pro-regime forces were killed while engaging SDF and coalition forces", the official said, adding that the strikes targeted almost 500 personne... [Full Article...]

Winter Storm Warnings Continue Through Thursday Morning

Winter Storm Warnings Continue Through Thursday Morning Travel could become almost impossible at times due to the amount of snow coming down, along with the potential for icing farther west near I-15. Brown said drivers should try to stay off the roads during the storm's peak, adding that the evening commute "is looking pretty frightful". [Full Article...]

Maldives chief says `coup´ investigated as supreme…

Maldives chief says `coup´ investigated as supreme… India, unlike China, wants to see a democratic Maldives upholding constitutional values and views the Yameen government as authoritarian. "President Yameen should resign immediately". "The constitution clearly states how a president can be impeached". Nasheed today called for the USA and India to intervene and release the prisoners, and to impose sanctions to curb Yameen's financial transact... [Full Article...]

Gen Bajwa attends funeral prayers of martyred army personnel in Peshawar

Gen Bajwa attends funeral prayers of martyred army personnel in Peshawar According to ISPR, the attack occurred in Kabal town of Swat district, almost 10 kilometres from Mingora city, where a suicide bomber blew himself up near military unit sports area. The operation involved evacuating 2 million people from the valley. Turkeyyesterday condemned Saturday's terrorist attack in Pakistan which killed several soldiers. [Full Article...]

Police Warn Public To Stop Sharing Video Of Child Sex Abuse

Police Warn Public To Stop Sharing Video Of Child Sex Abuse Many people are sharing the video in hopes of identifying the man shown abusing the child. Alabama police, where Moore surrendered said his wife was also detained but was not cooperating, the article stated. "We understand that sharing information sometimes brings a criminal to justice, but sharing amongst Facebook friends is not the way to do it". The Montgomery Police Department arrested and... [Full Article...]


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