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World News Saudis Will Pursue Nuclear Weapons If Iran Does
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Mohammed bin Salman doesn't want to go nuclear, he tells Norah O'Donnell in a 60 Minutes interview due to air on Sunday, but Saudi Arabia will not wait long after Iran creates a nuclear weapon to follow suit. The interview is the first with a Saudi leader for a US television network since 2005. Saudi Arabia has not been known to seek nuclear weapons, but its cabinet this week approved a policy for a new atomic energy program.

World News Oklahoma Flu-Related Deaths Now Up To 238
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The seven newest cases were reported from March 4 to March 10, according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services . The current flu season began on September 1, 2017. A shortage of Tami-Flu is also complicating matters. Do you know the difference between a cold and the flu? The cold and flu also share some symptoms, such as headaches, potentially a sore throat, fatigue or weakness, and aches and pains.

World News United Nations seeks urgent aid for Palestinians after USA slashes funds
Author: 0 United Nations seeks urgent aid for Palestinians after USA slashes funds

Relief and Works Agency, prompting the greatest funding crisis in its 68-year history. Among the pledging countries are Qatar , Canada, Switzerland, Turkey, New Zealand, Norway, South Korea, Mexico, Slovakia, India and France . The US had been UNWRA's largest donor, supplying almost 30 percent of its budget. On March 9, the Swedish mission to the United Nations said UNRWA's budget shortfall of 446 million dollars represented the "most challenging financial situation" since the ...

World News Plane Carrying Tons of Gold And Silver Bars Loses Cargo During Takeoff
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Immediately after the plane took off, its left back door fell off. Technical engineers at the airport who prepared the plane for takeoff have been detained. A police spokesperson said that there were five crewmembers on board the plane and none of them were hurt in the incident. While the plane had to make an emergency landing 12 km from the airport, the runway was sealed by the local police, with efforts still on to gather the scattered treasures.

Author: 0 Several killed after pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapses

The university said the modular construction method reduces potential risks to workers, commuters and pedestrians and minimizes traffic interruptions. According to the Miami Herald , the bridge was installed Saturday morning. It is unknown if anyone was on the bridge at the time. The bridge, scheduled to open to the public in early 2019, crossed Southwest 8th Street near 109th Avenue.

World News Ford issues recall for 1.4 million Fusion, Lincoln MKZ cars
Author: 0 Ford issues recall for 1.4 million Fusion, Lincoln MKZ cars

Two other people reported that the bolt attaching the wheel to the steering column came loose while driving and had to be retightened at a fix shop. The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration mounted an investigation after they received complaints from a number of drivers, including a report from Georgia that a steering wheel had detached while a vehicle was turning off the road.

World News Paul Manafort Could Face 300+ Years in Prison
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The filings acknowledged that Mueller was given permission to investigate "anything that arises in the course" of the Russian Federation investigation but says that extra power is like a " blank check ". The DC charges now carry a likely 15- to 20-year sentence for the 68-year-old man. Manafort's trials before juries are set to begin in July and September.

World News IN white nationalist leader arrested on assault charges
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Matthew Heimbach was arrested for battery after attacking his wife and father-in-law. Heimbach's wife told the officer that he'd pushed her and grabbed her face in front of their two children. He was a key promoter of the August 2017 "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, and has been described as "the next David Duke". In the police report, the responding officer stated that Heimbach and his wife were heard arguing followed by sounds of a "scuffle".

World News Amber Alert issued for 2 children in Markham
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The two are 3-foot-3-inches and weight 38 pounds and have brown hair and brown eyes. Hernandez is described as having red/brown hair, brown eyes and yellow butterfly tattoo on shoulder. She is around 5 feet, 8 inches tall and weighs 215 lbs. If you have any information regarding this case, contact the San Antonio Police Department at 210-207-7660.

World News Why is household giant Unilever leaving UK?
Author: 0 Why is household giant Unilever leaving UK?

The company said the decision over its headquarters was " not about Brexit ". Unilever said the simplified structure will give it more flexibility to make portfolio changes and help long-term performance. Unilever, which is behind well-known household brands such as Dove, Marmite and Ben & Jerry's ice cream, employs around 169,000 people around the world.

World News Israeli army strikes Hamas targets following border explosives
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Israel's army then hit what it said were four military positions in the strip belonging to Hamas and Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad with tank fire and another with air power, Conricus said. The area of the attack is a frequent protest ground for Gazan residents. A recent report also found that more than 1,000 Palestinians have died as a result of the ongoing 11-year Israeli siege imposed on the besieged enclave.

World News Slovakian PM to resign due to Kuchak's murder
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How far Mr Fico's exit as prime minister can calm public pressure is still to be seen. The killing of 27-year-old reporter Jan Kuciak , who investigated fraud involving businessmen with political ties, has fuelled public anger over corruption and led to the biggest protests in the central European nation since the fall of communism almost three decades ago.

World News Araria verdict: RJD slams Giriraj Singh's 'hub of terror' remark
Author: 0 Araria verdict: RJD slams Giriraj Singh's 'hub of terror' remark

In the results announced for two Assembly seats and Lok Sabha seat, both Rashtriya Janata Dal ( RJD ) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have won a seat each in Bihar bypolls. "If he and the BJP don't believe in Nitish Kumar's leadership, then why don't they ask him to step down or withdraw support". But a deeper look at the results shows that they are not just about compassionate votes as chief minister Nitish Kumar has said by way of explaining the outcome.

World News Rep. Brady backs Rauner's veto of gun dealer licensing bill
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Rauner spokeswoman Rachel Bold says the governor will veto the measure Tuesday, March 13, 2018, a week before the state's primary election in which the Republican faces a challenge from state Rep. Backers say it would help keep guns away from criminals. In a statement Tuesday, he called the veto "cruel" and "cold". State Rep. Dan Brady supports Gov.

World News Pink Line starts today — Delhi Metro
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After inaugurating the corridor, Mr Puri complimented Delhi Metro for the opening of the line and said, "the inauguration of this line will add several kilometres and will take Delhi Metro across the 250 kilometres mark". The new corridor which cover s the distance of 21.56-km will have a total of 19 trains and the average speed of the train will be 34 kmph. This section has as many as three interchange stations including Azadpur (Yellow Line), Netaji Subhash Place (with Red Line) and ...

World News Guns are not the way to provide safety in schools
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Yet, strangely, GOP leaders in Congress and NRA officials didn't make much of a fuss. "Good (Great) meeting in the Oval Office tonight with the NRA!" the president wrote. It's the president whose mood is changeable. Some days, you would have never known there was a gun in the house. Clearly, the shelf life on presidential empathy over 17 deaths is slightly under a month.

World News USA woman jailed 6 months over fatal YouTube 'prank'
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Monalisa Perez, 20, fired a gun at Pedro Ruiz , 22, from a foot away, with both believing the hard-back encyclopaedia held to his chest would shield him. A woman who shot her boyfriend in the chest and inadvertently killed him while trying to film a prank video for YouTube has been jailed. "HIS idea not MINE", she said.

World News Philly Celebs, Social Justice Advocates Rally Behind Meek Mill at Penn
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Even Meek himself called into the event from SCI Chester, saying on speakerphone that he hopes to become a "light" for Philadelphia once free. The discussion was once again pushed into the public consciousness when the circumstances surrounding Meek's arrest-which might include a potentially biased judge and a crooked police officer-came to light.

World News Miami's Brown won't play, will dress for 1st tourney game
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The Miami Hurricanes are the favorites in this game. Key Injuries: Loyola - (G) Ben Richardson is probable Thursday vs Miami Florida ( Back ). Loyola (28-5, 15-3 MVC) racked up a sellout in the regular-season finale against the Redbirds on February 24 - in which the Ramblers picked up a 68-61 victory - their first full house since 2003.

World News Dybala returns Juve to League apex; Napoli stutter
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Dybala is improving, the two goals against Lazio and Spurs gave him a boost mentally. We're putting pressure on our rivals and we keep moving forward. Fiorentina paid tribute to their late captain Davide Astori before and during the 1-0 win over Benevento at Stadio Artemio Franchi. Vitor Hugo headed the only goal of the game in the 25th minute and celebrated by hugging coach Stefano Pioli before raising a shirt picturing Astori to the crowd.

World News 3 men, 1-year-old girl fatally shot in Brooklyn apartment
Author: 0 3 men, 1-year-old girl fatally shot in Brooklyn apartment

All of the deceased were reportedly related by blood or marriage. Police identified the victims as Laylay Briggs, 1, Terrance Briggs, 27, Loyd Drain III, 16, and Loyd Drain Jr., 57. "We all know him by that, doing barbecues all the time and happy, laughing with everybody", family friend Jose Valdez said. Investigators were trying to determine whether the deaths were three homicides and a suicide, according to police spokesman Stephen P.

World News Woman gives birth in Red Sea, social media users in awe
Author: 0 Woman gives birth in Red Sea, social media users in awe

According to a report on LADbible , comments on social media "praised" the woman for giving birth in the Red Sea and made note of the "beauty" and "easiness" of the water birth. The identity of the mother is not revealed and the condition of the baby and mother after the childbirth is not known. Mumsnet says that water births are becoming more popular as they are "simple and non-intrusive and can help you relax".

World News Austin police flooded with hundreds of calls about packages after bombings
Author: 0 Austin police flooded with hundreds of calls about packages after bombings

A package bomb exploded at an east Austin home on March 2, killing a 39-year-old man. It is not yet clear if there was any tie to the third family who received a bomb, which left a 75-year-old Hispanic woman in critical condition. He said that they haven't ruled out whether the attacks were hate crimes or terror related . Dixon told the Post . Police, with the help of the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, are desperately searching for the attacker.

World News Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to invite Donald Trump to Ireland
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However, speaking in Washington yesterday, the Taoiseach confirmed he will talk to Mr Trump about a visit during their meeting today. Kenny issued the invite in February 2017, although Varadkar (then the Minister for Social Protection) said he "wasn't keen" on the idea.

World News Jeremy Corbyn's front bench angry over his refusal to condemn Moscow
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The motion was swiftly signed by a number of prominent critics of Mr Corbyn, some of whom went public with their criticism of the leader's senior aide. "They stand full-square behind the Government in the analysis that we have shown and the action that we have taken", she added. But May in her statement said the government had ruled that out after Moscow seemed to treat "the use of a military-grade nerve agent in Europe with sarcasm, contempt and defiance".

World News Pakistan to play three T20s against West Indies in Karachi
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At one stage it seemed as Karachi kings won the game when the Qalandars required 2 runs from 1 ball and the batsman was caught on the boundary on that last delivery, but dramatically it was not a legal delivery and a Free Hit was given to Qalanadars who leveled the score and Super Over was played.

World News Lok Sabha bypolls, Rahul Gandhi, Nidahas Trophy: Top trending stories
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On Wednesday, Adityanath was left red-faced as a 29-year-old Samajwadi candidated, supported by Bahujan Samaj Party , ended the 29 years of BJP dominance in Gorakhpur . Though Mayawati had made it clear that the understanding with the SP was only for this round of by-elections, the results would force both sides to come together to fight their common enemy in 2019.

World News TTV Dhinakaran launches new party Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam
Author: 0 TTV Dhinakaran launches new party Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam

The list of three names Dhinakaran sought include All India Anna Dravidar Munnetra Kazhagam, MGR Amma Dravidar Munnetra Kazhagam and MGR Amma Dravidar Kazhagam. "We will also reclaim the AIADMK party and its two leaves symbol from the betrayers Edappadi K.Palaniswamy and O.Panneerselvam (EPS and OPS)", he said.

World News Broken wrist benches UVA's De'Andre Hunter for NCAA Tournament
Author: 0 Broken wrist benches UVA's De'Andre Hunter for NCAA Tournament

Hunter is athletically Virginia's best weapon, and proved to be a critical first man off the bench for Tony Bennett's team. Hunter's versatility was key for the Cavaliers at the offensive end. Four players are averaging at least 10.5 points per game for UMBC, they are Jairus Lyles (20.2), K.J. Maura (11.4), Joe Sherburne (10.9) and Arkel Lamar (10.5).

World News Texas Southern, NC Central clash in First Four — March Madness
Author: 0 Texas Southern, NC Central clash in First Four — March Madness

From the perimeter, the Eagles couldn't find their stroke, failing to make a single three-pointer in 14 attempts. North Carolina is 33-1 in NCAA tournament games in the state of North Carolina, including an 11-0 mark in Charlotte. Travon Reed gave Texas Southern ten points and eight pulls on 4-4 while Derrick Bruce chipped in with nine points on 3-10. Raasean Davis led NC Central with 19 points, but only three came after halftime.

World News (Update) 2 people shot at UAB; Gunman dead
Author: 0 (Update) 2 people shot at UAB; Gunman dead

One of the victims was an employee who was reportedly shot multiple times to the chest. One man is dead and another is in critical condition after a gunman opened fire at an Alabama hospital before fatally shooting himself, police said. Officials provide an update after the UAB Highlands Hospital active shooter situation. Officers respond to a shooting at the UAB Hospital-Highlands in Birmingham, Alabama on March 14, 2018.

World News High alert in MP after Sukma Naxal attack
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People of the country hope that this will not be repeated and the Centre is alert over it", Ahir told reporters. Odisha Parliamentary Affairs Minister Bikram Keshari Arukh, School and Mass Education Minister Badrinarayan Patra and Finance Minister Shashi Bhushan Behera CRPF IG Kamalakanta Sharma paid their last tribute to the departed soul at the airport.