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World News 'America's Pastor' Billy Graham Honored in the Halls Where He Witnessed
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While hundreds of well-wishers with Bibles and USA flags waited outside the Capitol, Graham's family was inside receiving lawmakers for a ceremony that began in the Rotunda at 11 a.m. Graham was a counselor and confidante to almost every American president since Harry Truman , but Graham himself denied he had a role in making policy.

World News Thousands pay last respects to Billy Graham
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Graham's body, in a casket made by prison inmates, was in the parlor of the home Monday and will be there Tuesday. "I just wanted to tell them how much I appreciated the love for my family", Roy Graham said. The mourners Tuesday are expected to include former U.S. President Bill Clinton at the complex that includes Graham's family home, his library and the headquarters of his evangelical association.

World News Murdered Journalist Was Working On Major Tax Fraud Case - Slovak Police
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Police went to the house at the request of a anxious family member. Gaspar said the slayings "likely have something to do with his investigative activities". A joint statement by Axel Springer SE and Ringier AG, who own the web site in a joint venture, said the publisher will support authorities to help find the perpetrators.

World News It's Time for the US to Rethink Its Assumptions About China
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The country has shocked many observers by proposing a constitutional amendment to end the two-term limit for Presidents, giving Mr. Xi a clear path to rule the country for life. It also shows that Xi is aware of the potential counter currents that he is creating and the need to retain all possible levers of power to defeat them.

World News Chhattisgarh: 12 naxals, 1 Greyhound Commando killed in encounter
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Also, Greyhound Police Commando lost his life in the encounter. As per reports, the encounter between the Maoists and the Police Greyhounds began in the early hours of the day at Tadapalagutta and Pujari Kanker Forest areas. The CPI (Maoist) received the setback when it was trying to revive its activities in its former stronghold of north Telangana. The bodies are being shifted to a nearby hospital for post-mortem and other formalities, the official said.

World News First High-Profile Corruption Arrest in Modi's Rule!
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Karti had landed at Chennai airport from London Wednesday morning when the sleuths arrested him. The CBI and ED have both grilled Karti Chidambaram on multiple occasions. A lookout notice, which alerts airports to stop a passenger from travelling overseas, was issued against Karti in 2017 as the agencies suspected that he would try to close the foreign accounts where he had parked the money from the kickbacks.

World News VP Mike Pence Visits Nashville; Speaks At Convention
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The luncheon hosted in Nashville by the Susan B. Anthony List and Life Institute, an anti-abortion group , set forth the notion that legal abortion could "once again" be banned in the U.S. The Trump administration has not been able to pass a law banning abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. "I urge you on, and I do so with confidence, with confidence that good news is around the corner in America", he said.

World News Gov. Greitens invasion of privacy trial date set for May 14
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Greitens has admitted to the affair, but an attorney for Greitens said at the hearing in St. Louis Circuit Court that prosecutors told him there is no photo. Louis police. Gardner's office submitted a court filing Tuesday listing evidence it was supplying to Greitens' defense team, including a photo of the woman and emails between Greitens and the woman.

World News Dressed in bridal red, Sridevi cremated with state honours
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For three days, the Dubai police authorities completed various legal and medical formalities before the body was finally handed over to the Kapoor family on Tuesday afternoon. Sridevi's colleagues and members of the film fraternity said a final farewell to Sridevi at the Celebration Sports Club in Lokhandwala, Mumbai .

World News Taiwan ex-presidents call for referendum in challenge to China
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China on Thursday expressed its disapproval with the United States over a bill passed by the U.S. Senate seeking closer ties with Taiwan. The US Senate passed the Taiwan Travel Act , meant to encourage visits between the United States and Taiwan "at all levels", by unanimous consent on Wednesday, following its approval in the House of Representatives in January.

World News California family found living in box for 4 years, officials say
Author: 0 California family found living in box for 4 years, officials say

Officials said deputies came across the family as they conducted an area check in the 7000 block of Sun Fair Road just after 11 a.m. Wednesday. Also on the property, they found a large rectangular box. The family lived on the property for at least the past four years, Ms. Bachman said, and investigators were looking into where they resided previously.

World News Declassified papers reveal the Queen survived an assassination attempt in 1981
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Rumors about Queen Elizabeth II nearly being assassinated in Dunedin may actually be true. It revealed that the would-be assassin did not find a "suitable vantage point from which to fire". It said police were "sceptical, given the nearly psychopathic nature of some of his past activities" despite Lewis claiming to be a "reformed character".

World News Happy Holi 2018: Facts For India's Spring Festival Of Colors Celebration
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On the occasion of Holi , one of the most vibrant and colourful festivals of the country, CNN-News18 has lined-up special programming for its viewers. Several instances of sexual abuse have also been reported. Governor Balramji Dass Tandon, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh, Speaker of Chhattisgarh Assembly Gaurishankar Agrawal and Forest Minister Mahesh Gagda have greeted the people of the state on the occasion of Holi festival.

World News Electronics retailer Maplin enters administration
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The US owner of Toys R Us filed for bankruptcy protection last September, but the United Kingdom business was granted a stay of execution after agreeing with the Pension Protection Fund a restructuring plan that would involve a £9.8m cash injection into its pension fund at the cost of 26 store closures.

World News How Microsoft's Supreme Court Case Affects US Startups
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In preparation for oral argument tomorrow, this piece summarizes what's happened in the lower courts, what each side has argued, and what Lawfare's writers have said. The central dispute is whether a warrant issued under the Stored Communications Act can be applied outside the United States.The government says it has long relied on the law to obtain electronic communications regardless of their location and that it needs the authority to secure such data for criminal investigations.

World News An insurance policy? Alabama reportedly adds grad transfer QB Gardner Minshew
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Gardner Minshew, the graduate transfer QB, is just added depth in case something happens. Alabama was 57th in the NCAA's RPI after the Florida game and has been afflicted by inconsistency even before the current skid. Alabama's last season slide has hit rock bottom, or at least the Tide had better hope so. "I think you all know our circumstance at quarterback right now with the players we have here, the grade they are in and how much more eligibility they have".

World News Elderly man killed in cross-LoC shelling in AJK
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Two Indian Army jawans and a civilian were injured in firing and heavy mortar shelling by Pakistani troops targeting civilian areas along the LoC, including in Poonch district and Nowshera town in Rajouri on Thursday, an official said . Sources said two houses were damaged in the shelling. The Foreign Office summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner J.P. Singh to lodge a protest over the ceasefire violation.

World News US House speaker says focused on gun background checks, not bans
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On Monday, President Trump said Peterson "choked". Meeting with a group of governors at the White House on Monday (Feb. 26), Trump said he would have entered the school unarmed if necessary, according to multiple reports . She continued: And, as we've said, the President is taking information from a number of stakeholders. While speaking with the nation's governors earlier Monday, Trump revealed that he met with NRA officials over the weekend.

Author: 0 Fox slams Corbyn plan on EU customs union

Highlighting the example of the vehicle industry, he said it made "no sense" to leave Europe's regulatory agencies and the tariff-free area. "It is well known now that a so-called "Hard Brexit" will be damaging to our economy and - more importantly for me - to the job prospects and economic development of the town".

World News Georgia Senate to vote on tax bill, Delta benefit dropped
Author: 0 Georgia Senate to vote on tax bill, Delta benefit dropped

The state's Republican-dominated House and Senate both overwhelmingly approved the bill , which removed a sales tax exemption on jet fuel. Georgia lawmakers are expected to vote on a sweeping tax bill that no longer includes a proposed jet fuel tax break which had been in Republicans' crosshairs ever since Delta Air Lines severed ties with the National Rifle Association .

World News Naftogaz of Ukraine claims victory in Stockholm arbitration court
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But the sum was reduced by the amount the court previously said Naftogaz owed Gazprom for deliveries in 2014 and 2015, the Ukrainian energy company added. Read alsoPoroshenko: Naftogaz should work toward court seizure of Gazprom's assets if debt not paid " I propose that the Ministry of Energy put the action plan into effect starting Saturday, March 3.

World News Republicans blast new Trump tariffs on imported steel, aluminum
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Bhala has studied tariffs and global trade deals for decades and has written dozens of books and journal articles, including "TPP Objectively: Law, Economics and National Security of History's Largest, Longest Free Trade Agreement", the textbook "Modern GATT Law", "International Trade Law" and "Understanding Islamic Law (Shari'a)".

World News John Kelly: 'God Punished Me' With White House Job
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The chaotic rollout also reflected the departure of another White House official, Mr Rob Porter , who as the staff secretary had a key role in keeping the paper flowing in the West Wing and who had backed Mr Cohn in his free-trade views.

World News 2 weeks later: Students return to Florida high school after mass shooting
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Mr Trump is scheduled to meet with a group of 17 senators and representatives from both parties later on Wednesday local time for a discussion on background checks and other proposals, the White House said . David Hogg, one of the survivors who's since spoken out against gun violence, called their presence "a picture of education in fear in this country".

World News Arctic freeze engulfs Europe, Rome snow disrupts life
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This has allowed a rare snowfall to blanket Rome . Schools were shut across Kosovo, western Bosnia and much of Albania, as well as in parts of Britain, Italy and Portugal. The roofs of dozens of houses collapsed under the weight of snow in the Unsko-Sanski region of northwestern Bosnia. In southeastern Europe , the snow and cold have also closed schools and halted travel.

World News What Hope Hicks meant about white lies
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Some reporters have told stories about the confrontations they've had with other communications staff, in this White House and previous ones - heated confrontations with former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer , for instance. " Hope Hicks departure is NOT about yesterday's hearing, per multiple sources". The news comes a day after Hicks was interviewed for nine hours by the House panel investigating Russian Federation interference in the 2016 election and contact between Trump's ...