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World News Saudi Arabia is hosting Arab Fashion Week
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Overall, the GEA said this week that 2018 would be an "unprecedented year of culture and entertainment". "We are already building the infrastructure", Khatib said at a press conference in Riyadh, adding that ground had been broken for an opera house.

World News Nationals MP calls on Barnaby Joyce to resign
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A spokesman for the Deputy Prime Minister told News Corp Joyce was aware of the complaint and labelled it "spurious and defamatory". Nationals MP Andrew Broad has publicly called on embattled deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce to resign as party leader two weeks after it was revealed Joyce is expecting a child with a former staffer.

World News Uttarakhand IAS association condemns 'assault' on Delhi CS
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On Wednesday, Tandon had refused a Delhi Police plea for police custody of the MLAs and sent them to judicial custody till Thursday. This came after the Chief Secretary alleged that he was beaten up by the two MLAs in the presence of Arvind Kejriwal at the Chief Minister's residence on Monday night, where he had been called for a meeting.

World News Tampa Bay area students getting active on gun control
Author: 0 Tampa Bay area students getting active on gun control

Gustafson invited parents to a School Safety Parent Meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the school. In an email to AL.com, Lt. Donny Shaw confirmed an SRO responded to the school and a student was removed. "It feels nearly like passing a torch". The Facebook event page says, "The students of George Jenkins High School, in honor of the victims of the Parkland tragedy, will be walking out of class on March 14th, 10am, for 17 minutes".

World News Sport Court To Review Russian Curler's Failed Doping Test
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On Thursday, the IOC officially stripped Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky and his wife, Anastasia Bryzgalova , of their Olympic bronze medals won during the mixed curling competition, the first event of these Olympic Games. "We've been struggling through the Olympics, trying hard to reach our goal, which was a medal". The Russian Olympic Committee will launch a thorough investigation into all circumstances of the incident, which will be conducted in the framework of Russia's ...

World News Ariana Grande too sick for surprise Manchester tribute
Author: 0 Ariana Grande too sick for surprise Manchester tribute

Gary Barlow introduced Gallagher, declaring that the Manchester concert "epitomized the human spirit" and that "hate will never win and fear will never divide us", setting the tone for this emotional performance. A few weeks later Ariana returned to the city to host the One Love Manchester concert , helping the families of the victims and survivors of the tragedy.

World News Gisin holds off Shiffrin to claim combined gold
Author: 0 Gisin holds off Shiffrin to claim combined gold

BIKINI snaps and fitness updates have made Vonn one of the most followed athletes in the world . Switerzerland's Michelle Gisin took gold while fellow Swiss Wendy Holdener took bronze. She needed a ideal run in her off-event of slalom , but missed an early gate and skied off course to miss the podium. Yeah, that was the most important thing about it.

Author: 0 NRA spokesperson faces questions from FL shooting students, families

Racists, misogynists, sexists, xenophobe and more. LaPierre spoke just hours after Trump tweeted that LaPierre and others at the NRA are "Great People and Great American Patriots". Earlier in the day, in a fired-up address, NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch slammed the Federal Bureau of Investigation for missing a series of warning signs ahead of the Florida shooting, while also asserting that the mainstream media benefited from such tragedies.

World News Anthony Davis: DeMarcus Cousins makes Pelicans a title contender
Author: 0 Anthony Davis: DeMarcus Cousins makes Pelicans a title contender

Since that time the Pelicans are 4-5, and now hold the eight seed in the Western Confernce. "No, it's not. I have done that before and no one talks about it, no one talks about just making the playoffs". "Now, it's important for him to make it known that 'I'm expecting this from the organization and I'm letting them know if it doesn't happen you know where my mindset is'".

World News Trump says arming teachers is solution to school shootings
Author: 0 Trump says arming teachers is solution to school shootings

At the White House on Wednesday, President Trump promised tougher background checks for gun buyers: " It's not going to be talk like it has been in the past ". In Florida, more than 100 students from Stoneman Douglas travelled eight hours in buses on Tuesday to meet with state legislators and demand they action on gun laws.

World News British Gas owner Centrica to cut 4000 jobs after 'weak' year
Author: 0 British Gas owner Centrica to cut 4000 jobs after 'weak' year

Centrica , which lost a total of 1.4 million customer accounts previous year, is also looking to sell its stake in Britain's nuclear power stations by 2020. "We've got to respond to the circumstances". "We've got to be competitive and this measure means we've got to drive more efficiency". The government is planning to cap the standard variable tariffs.

World News PNB fraud: ED raids shell firms; IT attaches Rs 145cr assets
Author: 0 PNB fraud: ED raids shell firms; IT attaches Rs 145cr assets

Rajesh Jindal, who was the head of the Brady House, Mumbai , branch of the bank during 2009-11, was also taken into custody on Tuesday night. The PNB fraud pertains to issuance of fake Letters of Understanding (LoUs) to companies associated with billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi by errant PNB employees, which enabled these companies to get buyers credit from worldwide branches of other Indian lenders.

Author: 0 Ivanka Trump to meet South Korea's Moon on Olympics trip

Mariama Jamanka won the women's bobsled, giving Germany its fifth gold medal in eight sliding events so far at Pyeongchang . I knew some of my personal favorites were going to be there, like snowboarding legend Shaun White , but for others I had to do some research.

World News Meghan Markle And Prince Harry In Suspicious Substance Scare
Author: 0 Meghan Markle And Prince Harry In Suspicious Substance Scare

It was intercepted at St. James Palace on February 12 where it was delivered for sorting. The letter was intercepted before reaching the couple but a full security scare was sparked over fears it could contain anthrax . No arrests; inquiries continue". Detectives are investigation "an offense of malicious communication" related to the package. The Met confirmed in a statement that it was investigating the incident.

World News IAF flying officer Avani creates history, flies fighter jet
Author: 0 IAF flying officer Avani creates history, flies fighter jet

Flying Officer Avani Chaturvedi has just become the first woman officer of the Indian Air Force to fly a fighter aircraft . For the last time, the instructor watched her carefully in a MiG-21 Bison Aircraft to ensure Flying Officer Chaturvedi got everything right.

World News Miranda Otto confirmed for spellbinding new role
Author: 0 Miranda Otto confirmed for spellbinding new role

The new Sabrina the Teenage Witch series coming to Netflix may not have a title yet, but nearly all of the key roles have now been cast. Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Jon Goldwater and Lee Toland Krieger will executive produce the series, which is compared tonally to Rosemary's Baby and The Exorcist .

World News DG ISPR excited for PSL, Karachi final
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DSport, a newly launched sports channel, will telecast the latest edition of the league. Who will win the third edition of the PSL? Following the Opening Ceremony, the Defending Champions Peshawar Zalmi will take on new Entrant Multan Sultans in the first Match of PSL - a franchise T20 Cricket Tournament organized by the PCB, in which top worldwide and Local Cricketers represent six Cities of Pakistan; Quetta, Lahore, Karachi, Peshawar, Islamabad and Multan vie for PSL glory.

World News Queen's and Ulster University lecturers begin strike action today
Author: 0 Queen's and Ulster University lecturers begin strike action today

The UCU said ten institutions will ultimately be affected by the strikes, affecting more than 145,000 students in total. 92% of the union's members at Sussex backed strike action in a recent ballot. UCU general secretary Sally Hun, said that the scale of the "unprecedented" industrial actions "reflects just how destructive the proposals would be for staff pensions".

World News Trump says arming teachers could prevent school massacres
Author: 0 Trump says arming teachers could prevent school massacres

Mr Trump listened to emotional pleas for change from about 40 students, teachers and families during the session in the executive mansion's state dining room. "I lost a best friend", Mr Zeif said. That accessory, which was not used by the shooter in Florida last week, allows for near-automatic fire from semi-assault weapons that are easily obtainable in the United States .

World News School threat under investigation in Sterlington
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Saginaw Public Schools said they are aware of the Facebook threat in which a post included the initials "SHS" as an identifier for the school. There will be an audio message delivered to parents this evening. The message was posted on Snapchat and shared by students, it reads "Be ready central high school". As a precautionary measure Sterlington police officers will be monitoring campus today.

World News Us Hate Groups Grow in Trump's First Year, Says Watchdog
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The center's report also looks into how the tech industry cracked down on hate groups a year ago after the Charlottesville Unite the Right rally, in August. These organizations are "broadly anti-Semitic, anti-white, and usually anti-LGBT", Beirich said. "These are not people who are deciding our policies".

World News 5-Year-Old Kansas Boy's Stepmother Arrested Amid Abuse Claims
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Officers and investigators have been working on this case nonstop since Saturday evening. Wichita police said 26-year old Emily Glass was arrested for child endangerment as they continue to look for Lucas Hernandez. While speaking to ABC News on Wednesday, Rasmussen said she was "thrilled" Glass was arrested. Rasmussen said that she's worked with at-risk youth before so is familiar with potential signs of abuse.

World News Cinemark is Banning Large Bags in Theaters for 'Safety and Security'
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Leave those big bags (and outside snacks hidden inside) at home or in the auto when you go to the movies at Cinemark 16 in Corpus Christi. Cinemark said that this move is to "enhance the safety and security of our guests and employees". Regal Cinemas, which also has theaters in CT says "As a general rule, all backpacks, packages and large bags of any kids and subject to inspection".

World News Student Activists Stump for Gun Control During Nationwide Protests
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Donald Trump has signed an order to ban bump stocks , which were used in the Las Vegas massacre previous year. Mr Trump said the regulations would be finalised "very soon". Police say Nikolas Cruz , 19, admitted last week that he walked into the school - where he had been a student - and fired on students and staff. "It's not going to be talk like it has been in the past", Trump said.

World News Israelis helped thwart NSW terror plot
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An unnamed senior army officer said Wednesday that the Military Intelligence Unit 8200 had thwarted the planned attack, according to The Times of Israel . Mr. Dutton said the information from Israel led "directly" to dealing with the matter, before adding: "There's an enormous capacity they have within the intelligence-gathering space and it's an important relationship with ASIO and the Australian Federal Police".

World News Donald Trump asks: 'Why didn't Obama do something about the meddling?'
Author: 0 Donald Trump asks: 'Why didn't Obama do something about the meddling?'

Morgan said Obama had 17 American intelligence agencies at his disposal but did not act on reports that Russian Federation was involving themselves in USA affairs. Trump has not forcefully asserted that Russia meddled in the 2016 election, famously suggesting that interference could have come from Russia, China, another country or "somebody sitting on their bed that weighs 400 pounds".

World News Manohar Parrikar returns to Goa; presents budget in assembly
Author: 0 Manohar Parrikar returns to Goa; presents budget in assembly

After the incident, Goa CMO released the statement stating that Parrikar was suffering from a mild case of pancreatitis. "All prayers have been heard". "However, Goa being a tourist destination, narcotic drugs are smuggled in [to] Goa for trade, consumption and transit", the original written reply tabled on Wednesday said in response to a question from former Chief Minister and Congress MLA Digambar Kamat and others.

World News Billy Graham visits to Birmingham remembered
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In 1959 Graham travelled to Australia attracting over 143,000 people to the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) as well as 150,000 people at the Sydney Showground and Cricket Ground. Goeglein said that was the first time he met Graham. Among his many honors, he was presented with an honorary knighthood in 2001 and received the Congressional Gold Medal in 1996.

Author: 0 To Combat Gun Violence, Confront Mental Illness

It just happens. Maybe it will happen now. Authorities said 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz concealed himself in the crowd fleeing Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School following the massacre. Liberal Americans joining the NRA mirrors when Tories joined the Labour party for £3 to support Jeremy Corybn because they thought he would lose elections.

World News Teachers Threaten Protesting Students With Suspensions
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Standing amid a crowd of a few hundred students in the high school's parking lot, Benyei said he has never participated in a protest before. In his letter, Rhodes also said life is all about choices we make, stressing on the point that "every choice has a effect whether it be positive or negative".

World News NV Leading Nation On AP Exam Readiness
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Helena and Polson School Districts increased access to AP coursework and the percentage of students earning a 3 or higher on AP exams. When it comes to performance, 711,518 students scored 3 or higher on at least one AP Exam in 2017, compared to 423,067 in 2007.