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World News Three reported dead after plane crashes headed for Green Bay
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The plane was on its way from Indianapolis to Green Bay, Wisconsin, according to its flight plan . IN was headed to Green Bay, Wisconsin, according to sources who spoke with the station. Pagel's Ponderosa Dairy said the people killed were owner John T. Pagel; his son-in-law, Steven Witcpalek; and pilot Nathan Saari. At this time, they do not know how many occupants were on board.

World News European Union leaders nix transnational lists, cool on 'Spitzenkandidat'
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But Tusk told press that the 27 European Union leaders debating the issue - United Kingdom prime minister Theresa May had not been invited - were not about to give away their legal right to propose a candidate. "We must take it step by step starting tomorrow", he said. Reports have suggested Macron wants to launch a European version of his centrist Republic on the Move party in the parliament.

World News British parliament paves way for organ-transplant bill
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Organ donation would become opt-out rather than opt-in, under new legislation to be debated by MPs today. In plans endorsed by Theresa May, a system of "deemed consent" will be in place - which means everyone will be presumed to be a donor unless they specifically say no.

World News Europa League: Borussia Dortmund's Michy Batshuayi slams Atalanta fans for racist chants
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Batshuayi took to Twitter and slammed those participating in the chants from the stands saying that he couldn't believe these things still happen in 2018. Thursday night's game finished 1-1 but Dortmund progressed to the next round 4-3 on aggregate, with Batshuayi scoring twice in the first-leg. The German side looked set to bow out on away goals following Rafael Toloi's 11th-minute opener until substitute and captain Marcel Schmelzer equalised with seven minutes remaining.

World News Little Village Man Arrested for Decapitating Two-Year-Old Who Kept Him Awake
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Johnson described the scene as 'brutal and horrific' . A father confessed to murdering his 2-year-old son, after the latter's body was discovered inside a garbage bag by the police in an apartment in Little Village , Chicago . The suspect allegedly confessed to police and said he had been heading to Mexico. 'These are the kinds of tragedies that keep police officers working without sleep , ' Johnson said.

World News Five-day death toll in Syria rebel enclave 400
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But Lavrov underscored that the ceasefire "must not cover Daesh, Jabhat al-Nusra and the factions that are cooperating with them and are systematically shelling residential areas of Damascus ". The United Nations has called for a ceasefire so that the humanitarian aid can be provided to the residents and the wounded can be evacuated to safety.

World News Missouri Freshman Michael Porter Jr. Has Been Cleared For All Basketball Activities
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Martin said, "I couldn't tell you when he steps on the floor, if he steps on the floor". CBS Sports reporter Jon Rothstein was the first to report the news on Thursday. "Maybe I should say he's playing, get 'em off balance", he joked. The Tigers did beat Kentucky earlier in the season, but that game was played at home where as Saturday's game will be at Rupp Arena.

World News Top auto rental companies end corporate relationship with NRA
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LaPierre fired up the conservative crowd at CPAC by painting a dystopian future that he said could be set into motion if gun control efforts succeed. "Socialism is a movement that loves a smear", LaPierre said. Trump has emphasized the idea of arming some teachers as a way to deter future attacks, an idea that was criticized by some law enforcement officers and the National Education Association, the country's largest teachers lobby.

World News 400 kilos of cocaine found in Russian embassy
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The others arrested were Ali Abyanov, a former embassy official and diplomatic insider to the trafficking ring; Ivan Blizniouk, a Buenos Aires police officer who helped get the bags through Argentinian customs; and two Russian-Argentine citizens.

World News TRACKING: Wintry Mix Thursday and Thursday Night
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That said, we expect most of the storms during the morning hours then less activity during the afternoon. Freezing drizzle is expected across all but southeastern parts of the state Thursday , the National Weather Service reports. The start of the work week will bring highs of 4 C during the day and lows of -2 C during the night on February 26 and 27. Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of rain and snow, high near 42.

World News Myanmar bulldozing Rohingya villages, human rights group claims
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HRW said at least 55 villages had been razed to the ground since late 2017, after almost 700,000 Rohingya fled to neighboring Bangladesh to escape military and civilian reprisals in the state. There has been little evidence of Rohingya wanting to return to conditions described as "apartheid" by Amnesty International. About 6,500 refugees, including those who fled after the military clearance operation in northern Rakhine State last August following attacks by Islamic militants, are ...

World News United States makes H-1B visa approval tougher for 3rd-party worksites
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The new version has a distinctly tougher tone, stressing the agency's role as "protecting Americans, securing the homeland, and honoring our values". "Citizenship, residency and the other benefits of our immigration system are granted only after a rigorous evaluation, not merely by the payment of a fee, or submission of an application", agency officials said .

World News Billy Graham to Lie in Honor at the US Capitol
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Both Republican leaders will deliver remarks. The practice changed in 1998 when Congress voted to recognize two Capitol Police officers who died in the line of duty. The Billy Graham Evangelical Association announced Graham's funeral service will take place at noon on March 2 at the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, N.C.

World News Snow winding down this monring; another storm expected this weekend
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Get ready for heavy snow. South and east of this area will mainly experience rain with a brief chance for freezing rain before temperatures climb above freezing during the late morning and early afternoon on Saturday . WHAT.Heavy snow with mixed precipitation possible. Accumulation of 3 to 5 inches is possible in Huron, Mitchell and Watertown, 2 to 4 inches in Chamberlain, 1 to 3 inches in Aberdeen and about an inch in Pierre.

World News Trump signals support for raising age for gun purchases
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Mr Trump made the comment during an emotional hour-long White House meeting with students who survived the Florida shooting and a parent whose child did not as hundreds of students joined scattered protests across the country. Shah on Thursday would not commit Trump to a position on universal background checks on every gun sale. "I think we should have a sign in front of every school that says, 'We have trained armed staff to protect our children, ' I think that's the message we ...

World News Air raids in Syria ahead of United Nations ceasefire vote
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Diplomatic sources said separately that Germany's Angela Merkel and France's Emmanuel Macron were planning to call Putin together in the afternoon depending on the outcome of the United Nations vote. Whether Russia vetoes or abstains on the resolution remains to be seen. The latest text softens language in a key provision to say that the council "demands" a ceasefire instead of "decides".

World News Toronto man faces murder charges in six men's deaths
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Det. Sgt. Hank Idsinga says investigators have identified a set of remains recovered from a property linked to McArthur as that of 40-year-old Skanda Navaratnam, who went missing in 2010. area. Authorities have checked at least 30 other places where McArthur was known to have worked, including some of Toronto's wealthiest neighborhoods.

World News NCAA Rules Arizona's Allonzo Trier Ineligible; University Says It Will Appeal Decision
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Arizona Wildcats guard Allonzo Trier has been ruled ineligible by the NCAA after a drug test revealed a small amount of a banned substance in Trier's body, The University of Arizona confirmed Thursday. In the Pac-12, the Wildcats score 80.0 (second) and allow 72.7 (seventh). He is averaging 3.2 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game and he has made 85.4 percent of his free-throw attempts.

World News Turkey eliminate United States terrorists in Syria
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This summer is going to be "scorching" for both terrorists and their supporters, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in a furious reaction to the U.S. On Jan. 20, the Turkish Armed Forces, together with the Free Syrian Army, launched the Operation Olive Branch in Afrin , Syria. The Turkish leader also returned to the subject of the offensive in northern Syria, now in its second month.

World News Greitens releases statement following indictment
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Republican State Sen. Caleb Rowden said on Twitter that he was "disgusted to learn" that the grand jury found sufficient evidence to indict Greitens and that his immediate resignation was essential for the "sake of our state". " This will not for a moment deter me from doing the important work of the great people of Missouri ", Greitens stated. The photo was transmitted "in a manner that allowed access to that image via a computer", the indictment said.

World News Ivanka Trump touches down in South Korea
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However, South Korean officials say there will be no formal meeting between North Korea and the US. North Korea will be represented by Kim Yong Chol , Vice-Chairman of the Party Central Committee, at the Closing Ceremony. "I think first we would hope that he would take the opportunity to go to that memorial; to go to the memorial and see what he [is] believed to have been responsible for", State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said during a press briefing, according to South ...

World News Bremerton High School closed after threat
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Media reports say Lancaster High School closed after receiving a threatening telephone call on Thursday. The school district put out the notification just before 7 a.m. "Because safety is our top priority, we are evaluating the situation and canceling classes as a precaution", a school district official said in a release.

World News Trump speech highly anticipated at CPAC after fiery first day
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The cheers were louder for the gun rights, but Trump assured, "We're going to get them all". The response for the mention of the NRA underscores the strong support the gun-rights group has among conservative activists as the gun control debate takes center stage in the wake of the mass shooting at a Florida high school.

World News Flooding Causes Concern for Indiana Michigan Power Regarding Hydro-Electric Dams
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Authorities say crews with the county's road and bridge department backed a truck up to the rear of the bus and rescued the students, eight at a time. The storm system started pushing heavy rain, snow and ice into the region this week. The National Weather Service issued flood warnings or advisories for Tuesday covering the northern third of IN, along with nearby areas of MI and IL.

World News Students And Others Rally For Gun Control At State Capitol
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The school district's news release said there will be a voluntary campus orientation for all students on Sunday where a "variety of support services" will be available. "She feels like it could happen and you just have to kind of accept that". "My school is being shot up and I am locked inside". "I came into school last week on Thursday and I was just astounded, and I was kind of ping-ponging between despair and rage", he said .

World News Trump administration announces more sanctions against North Korea
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Vice President Mike Pence had given a glimpse of the plan two weeks ago when he spoke in Tokyo on his way to South Korea for the opening of the Winter Olympics, saying stepped-up sanctions would be announced soon. "We regret [the North Koreans'] failure to seize this opportunity", State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said in a statement. Acknowledging public angst over Kim Yong Chol's pending visit, Baik said the South's stance that the Cheonan sinking was instigated by the North ...

World News MotoGP: Tech 3 to end partnership with Yamaha after 2018
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Tech3 chief Hervé Poncharal wouldn't name the other party at this point, possibly because a deal hasn't been fully finalized yet, but the decision to end its deal to lease two of Yamaha's YZR-M1 racebikes suggests it's only a matter of time before it becomes official and the new partner is announced.