• More winter? Early spring? Groundhogs at odds

    More winter? Early spring? Groundhogs at odds

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    That's the word from both the world's most famous groundhog in Pennsylvania and our most famous groundhog in northwest Ohio. What's more, as per the Punxsutawney Groundhog Club , his feeling is the special case that issues. We'll just have to wait and see if Phil's shadow lines up with the human experts. It is not uncommon for Potomac Phil's "predictions" - translated by DeNu - to follow those of his fellow groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil .
  • Boeing awarded $6.56B for upgrades to ballistic missile defense system

    Boeing awarded $6.56B for upgrades to ballistic missile defense system

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    Last spring, the United States military successfully tested the anti-missile defense system to intercept an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) over the Pacific Ocean. The last failure happened in July of a year ago, and was blamed on a sailor accidentally entering data that identified the target as a friendly, causing the missile to self-destruct.
  • United States accuses Syria of chemical weapons use in East Ghouta

    United States accuses Syria of chemical weapons use in East Ghouta

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    They also said that President Donald Trump is prepared to again order military action against Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad's forces if necessary to deter chemical attacks. The senior US officials, speaking to journalists on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly, said there did not appear to have been any "large use" of banned munitions since April.
  • CDC director resigns after reports she bought and sold tobacco company stocks

    CDC director resigns after reports she bought and sold tobacco company stocks

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    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . Fitzgerald became director of the CDC in July, bought stock in Japan Tobacco in August 2017, and sold it at the end of October. Fitzgerald also reportedly purchased stocks ranging from $15,001 to $50,000 in U.S. Food Holding Corporation, a food distributor for restaurant and other institutions connected to the industries like healthcare, hospitality, education and more.
  • Spanish police stops vehicle with four tonnes of stolen oranges

    Spanish police stops vehicle with four tonnes of stolen oranges

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    After reaching the two vehicles, police discovered both cars were packed full of oranges . Five people were detained as they could not explain where the four tonnes of fruit had come from. Police also suspected that there was something wrong going on when they noticed that the vehicles were driving too close to each other. Police later conducted another search in the area of the arrest and found the third vehicle, without its occupants, loaded with oranges.
  • U.S. lawmakers blast Trump decision to hold off on Russian Federation sanctions

    U.S. lawmakers blast Trump decision to hold off on Russian Federation sanctions

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    They chastised the president for declining to punish anyone under a part of the sanctions law that was meant to isolate Russia's defense and intelligence sectors for Moscow's alleged meddling in the 2016 election. They insist this is proof he's "soft" of Russian Federation. "We know what we want". The Treasury Department on Monday released the list of 114 Russian politicians and 96 "oligarchs" in line with a sanctions law passed by Congress previous year to punish Moscow for interfering ...
  • Iranian Diplomat, Syrian Dissidents Meet in Sochi

    Iranian Diplomat, Syrian Dissidents Meet in Sochi

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    The Russian-brokered Sochi "peace conference" on Syria dubbed as the Syrian Congress of National Dialogue held on Tuesday was off to a disappointing start and ended with modest results if any. During the congress, a group of representatives from the armed Syrian opposition refused to exit the airport in Sochi arguing that they were "offended by the presence of the Syrian state's flag and emblem".
  • EPA Chief Frightened Trump Would Be 'Abusive To The Structure'

    EPA Chief Frightened Trump Would Be 'Abusive To The Structure'

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    In a e-mailed statement issued after the hearing, Pruitt said after getting to know the president, "Trump is the most consequential leader of our time". He summed up Donald Trump in one word. "The President has liberated our country from the political class and given America back to the people". Asked by Campbell if he was a Trump supporter, Pruitt replied "No, no".
  • Three Dead After Helicopter Crashes Into California Home

    Three Dead After Helicopter Crashes Into California Home

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    Officials said the aircraft struck the yard and wall of the home. A piece of the tail rotor was seen lodged in the tiled roof of a home across the street. She said her house shook when the crash happened. At this time, it's not known whether all of those who were killed were aboard the aircraft or whether any of the home's occupants were injured, fatally or otherwise.
  • FCC: Disaster alerts on phones must up their game

    FCC: Disaster alerts on phones must up their game

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    Gov. David Ige and Hawaii Emergency Management Agency officials announced that HI-EMA administrator Vern Miyagi resigned this morning and the so-called "button pusher" has been terminated as a result of the state's internal investigation of the January 13 false alert of an imminent missile attack.
  • GST enabled 50% increase in number of indirect taxpayers: Economic Survey

    GST enabled 50% increase in number of indirect taxpayers: Economic Survey

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    The survey said that the reform undertaken past year will make GDP to reach 6.75 percent this fiscal and will rise to 7 to 7.5 percent in 2018-19. respectively but only 38% in the case of India", it says. The government met leaders of political parties at a meeting in Parliament House on Sunday and also sought their cooperation in ensuring the success of the crucial session during which the Union Budget would be presented.
  • [RUMOR] Apple is expanding iPhone X lineup

    [RUMOR] Apple is expanding iPhone X lineup

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    But in the wake of poor sales, Apple has notified suppliers that it's to cut production targets by half for the first quarter, to 20 million , according to Japanese financial newspaper Nikkei . Apple's iPhone X circuit board manufacturer: Murata Manufacturing Co. who will reportedly begin "slowing down production" in response to the news after steadily churning out the flagship's exclusive MetroCirc board since early January.
  • LS Speaker seeks cooperation from parties for smooth Budget session

    LS Speaker seeks cooperation from parties for smooth Budget session

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    The Lok Sabha had passed the bill seeking imprisonment for Muslim men convicted of practising instant triple talaq , but a united opposition had stalled it in the Rajya Sabha, where the government lacks a majority. Both bills carry political significance for the BJP which is strong votary of the abolition of instant triple talaq among Muslims, a practice declared void by the Supreme Court a year ago.
  • Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny arrested in Moscow after Putin protest

    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny arrested in Moscow after Putin protest

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    Earlier in the day, the Russian Police raided Navalny's Moscow office, questioning supporters and shutting off his online television broadcast and detaining some officials. And the protests have continued Sunday. They arrested two workers there. In Moscow on Sunday, the protesters who had accompanied Navalny until his detention were at times hard to distinguish from the flow of shoppers and sight-seers on Tverskaya Street.
  • Aden clashes: Yemen PM accuses separatists of staging coup

    Aden clashes: Yemen PM accuses separatists of staging coup

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    Aden security sources said at least six people, including four from pro-Hadi forces, were killed and dozens injured in the skirmishes. According to the Sputnik source, heavy clashes are taking place in the area: the government forces are fighting with the separatists.
  • Gunmen attack Kabul military academy

    Gunmen attack Kabul military academy

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    Afzal Aman, commander of the Army Garrison, confirmed that an army unit was attacked with hand grenades around the area of the Marshal Fahim academy. Security forces have swarmed the area and blocked roads leading to it, but earlier an AFP reporter at the scene could also hear explosions.
  • Two youths killed in army firing in Kashmir

    Two youths killed in army firing in Kashmir

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    A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator today said that the army action in Shopian yesterday in which two youth were killed was "need of the hour" to prevent "bloodshed and chaos" in Jammu and Kashmir . The crowd surrounded an isolated portion of the convoy consisting of four vehicles. State police have registered a formal complaint against the army, which is controlled by the federal government , over the incident and ordered a probe.
  • Trump opens up in wide-ranging interview with Piers Morgan

    Trump opens up in wide-ranging interview with Piers Morgan

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    Although some are arguing over whether this was an apology or simply a promise to apologise, many are agreeing Morgan has conducted a great interview. Instead, Trump said, he wants everyone to succeed. "I'm getting tremendous support from people in the United Kingdom", he said, adding that he didn't care if some wanted him banned and he could "very nicely stay home".
  • Man dies in Mumbai's hospital due to medical negligence

    Man dies in Mumbai's hospital due to medical negligence

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    The oxygen was in liquid form which is poisonous. Maru was rushed to the emergency ward but he died just within minutes from his injuries. The three accused in the death of a man at Nair Hospital here have been arrested. A ward boy told him to carry an oxygen cylinder with him to MRI room which is prohibited. He said the ward boy asked the family members to remove all metallic objects, including mobile phone handsets, before entering the MRI room , which they did.
  • Starbucks (SBUX) Earns "Buy" Rating from Wedbush

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    Ckw has 2,080 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Central National Bank & Trust And Trust owns 91,456 shares. Cim Inv Mangement invested in 30,287 shares or 0.59% of the stock . It also reduced its holding in Charter Communications Inc N by 21,978 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 116,109 shares, and cut its stake in Tempur Sealy Intl Inc (NYSE:TPX).
  • AMBER Alert Issued for 4-Year-Old North Carolina Boy

    AMBER Alert Issued for 4-Year-Old North Carolina Boy

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    It was found when the pond was drained. Crews will also be draining the nearby pond that divers searched earlier in the week. The FBI was waiting for a county medical examiner to confirm that the body is Raul and to determine a cause of death.
  • 37 dead in S.korean hospital fire

    37 dead in S.korean hospital fire

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    The official says the cause of the fire was under investigation. In the message, Francis said he was praying for the dead and that the wounded heal. Dr Song said the six-storey hospital did not have a sprinkler system and was not large enough to require one under the law. The nursing home and hospital between them have about 200 beds.