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World News Iraqi soldiers killed by United States friendly fire
Author: 0 Iraqi soldiers killed by United States friendly fire

Early investigations indicated that Iraqi forces had called in an air strike against a local police force in the town of al-Baghdadi, 170km north-west of Baghdad, assuming that they were militants, military and security officials said. JOC then requested "air support from the worldwide coalition", the command said, as cited by AFP . The convoy - made up of pick-up trucks - caused the returning forces to mistake the police for jihadists and thus commanded a coalition air strike, according ...

World News Melania Trump excursions Holocaust museum in Washington
Author: 0 Melania Trump excursions Holocaust museum in Washington

The president spent the day at the White House, after returning Friday night from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. "Tomorrow marks the 73rd anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the Nazi death and concentration camp in Nazi-occupied Poland", reads the message.

World News Rights lawyer latest to withdraw from Egypt's presidential race
Author: 0 Rights lawyer latest to withdraw from Egypt's presidential race

Anan was also accused of incitement against the military. "He was going to the court to file an appeal on the decision of the National Elections Commission decision to exclude General Anan from the elections when two cars stopped him", said Hazem Hosny, a senior official in the Anan campaign.

World News Shutdown Continues As Weekend Ends
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Both sides appeared to be waiting for the other to make the first move. The No. 2 Senate Democrat was also the one who quoted Trump as using the term "shithole countries" to refer to Africa during a separate Oval Office meeting, a comment that seemed to set back negotiations over an immigration bill.

World News Hillary Clinton PROTECTED Top Staffer Accused of Sexual Misconduct in 2008
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton PROTECTED Top Staffer Accused of Sexual Misconduct in 2008

Clinton's then-campaign manager, Patti Solis Doyle , recommended that Clinton fire Strider from her campaign. "A story appeared today about something that happened in 2008", Clinton tweeted late Friday night, hours after The New York Times published a story about how Clinton had allegedly protected a top adviser who had been accused by a female staffer of sexual harassment.

World News Israel, Poland in row over Holocaust bill
Author: 0 Israel, Poland in row over Holocaust bill

On Friday Poland's lower house of parliament approved a bill that prohibits the mention of "Polish death camps" or any insinuation that it played a supporting role in the atrocities committed by the Nazis during their attempt to exterminate the Jewish population of Europe during the Second World War.

World News Spanish court says Puigdemont must attend parliament in person
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Puigdemont, living in Brussels since October, is wanted in Spain on charges of sedition and rebellion for spearheading an independence movement. Puigdemont has not divulged his plans on any return to Spain though he has said he has not ruled out returning to Barcelona, the Catalan capital, to attend the parliamentary vote.

World News Stranded mountain climbers on Nanga Parbat to be rescued
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Two European mountain climbers, attempting to summit the peak, have reportedly struck on Nanga Parbat which is widely known as "Killer Mountain". Iqbal Hussain, the head of the tourism department for Pakistan's Gilgit region, where Nanga Parbat is located, told Reuters that the rescue operation would begin on Saturday.

World News Dapper Laughs Ejected From Big Brother House And Proposes To Girlfriend
Author: 0 Dapper Laughs Ejected From Big Brother House And Proposes To Girlfriend

The former X Factor contestant adds: 'But I would never sort of take that job, off of behind Emma's back'. 'It's been a good experience for me and I'm keen to get out there and do some more intelligent humour, ' he said. We've reached out to Channel 5 for comment on the incident. They say the programme is a major feature of the channel and believe that the contract will be renewed once it runs out later this year.

World News No exchange of candies between BSF, Pakistan over ceasefire violations
Author: 0 No exchange of candies between BSF, Pakistan over ceasefire violations

Director General BSF K.K. Sharma, while confirming the non-exchange of candies said, "There were certain reasons behind it". "I think in the coming time old tradition of exchanging candies will be revived soon", he said. In the past 4-5 years, border guards have skipped the exchange of candies on a few occasions. The five-member BSF delegation was led by BSF deluty inspector general ( Jammu sector) P.S.

World News Congress releases list for Tripura, Meghalaya polls
Author: 0 Congress releases list for Tripura, Meghalaya polls

BJP state president Biplab Kumar Deb has been fielded in prestigious Banamalipur constituency of Agartala while two vice presidents Subal Bhowmik is contesting from Sonamura and Rampada Jamatia from Bagma tribal reserved seat. The Congress has not yet announced the list of candidates for the Nagaland assembly elections. The BJP's poll campaign in Tripura will begin from any of these two temples.

World News Davos 2018: People like Trump are 'disappointing', says Malala Yousafzai
Author: 0 Davos 2018: People like Trump are 'disappointing', says Malala Yousafzai

Malala in her statement against the Taliban's ban on letting girls go to school said that this is a big form of gender inequality. It is just shocking to think that it is happening. It's thought that 130 million girls around the world don't go to school, and so since 2013, Malala has been striving to change that by working with governments and companies that can help make a difference.

World News PM Modi to address 6th World Government Summit at Dubai
Author: 0 PM Modi to address 6th World Government Summit at Dubai

Before this External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj called on Prime Minister Hun Sen this morning. "We have proposed several lines of credit according to the requirements of the Cambodian government, especially in the areas of health, connectivity and digital connectivity".

World News Sessions calls for immigration reform in Va speech
Author: 0 Sessions calls for immigration reform in Va speech

Sessions cited a recent Department of Homeland Security report that said about 1,700 aliens with national security concerns have been removed since the September 11 terrorist attacks. "The vast majority are dedicated, hardworking, patriotic Americans". A Justice Department official told HuffPost that Sessions' comments on the criticism DOJ has been facing were added to his speech in recent days.

World News Portman Says It's Too Early To Speculate On DACA Vote
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Lindsey Graham immediately announced that that would be okay with him and he would vote for this. The president did kind of sit on the sidelines during the shutdown. Schumer and Trump have clashed before. If the negotiations had involved the House, Senate, and White House, the opportunity might have been there for something major.

World News Federer in record 7th Aussie Open final after Chung retires
Author: 0 Federer in record 7th Aussie Open final after Chung retires

Remarkably, this was the first straight-sets defeat that Djokovic had suffered at the Australian Open since way back in 2007, when he was 19 and lost to Roger Federer in the fourth round. No other player from South Korea, man or woman, has gone as deep into any Grand Slam tournament as Chung . "It's not easy to come off some big wins, biggest wins of my career, insane stages, like quarterfinals of a slam, that's insane to me, and to deal with the stuff off the court as well".

World News Hundreds show up for School Choice rally at Statehouse
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Despite Alabama's consistently low education rankings in the nation, school choice advocate Krystal Allen explained supporting school choice is not to be confused with disapproval of all public schools. "Families and children should be the ones making that decision". "Our kids need that", said Krystal Allen, an education consultant from Selma attending the rally.

World News Cohen & Associates LLC Purchases New Holdings in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA)
Author: 0 Cohen & Associates LLC Purchases New Holdings in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA)

About 1.22M shares traded. Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA)'s earnings per share has been growing at a 58.9 percent rate over the past 5 year when average revenue increase was noted as 51.2 percent. Among 23 analysts covering General Mills Inc. (NYSE:HD) to report earnings on February, 20. Among 17 analysts covering PTC ( NASDAQ:PTC ), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold.

World News Escaped Inmate Caught Breaking Back Into Prison With Contraband
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Less than two hours later, Henson left the prison grounds to grab the bag and was arrested. Joshua Hansen , 25, of Dallas was arrested as a result of a stakeout by Jefferson County Sheriff's officers and U.S. Hansen is currently serving a 27-month sentence for drug charges, and now faces additional charges of escape and marijuana possession. (Photo: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office ).

Author: 0 Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (IRWD) Analysts See $-0.22 EPS

The stock increased 2.24% or $3.65 during the last trading session, reaching $166.25. About 594,930 shares traded. International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) has risen 4.86% since January 24, 2017 and is uptrending. The rating was initiated by JMP Securities on Tuesday, March 29 with "Outperform". (NASDAQ:LLNW) to report earnings on February, 14. They expect $0.57 earnings per share , down 5.00% or $0.03 from last year's $0.6 per share.

World News Israel to sell fighter planes to Croatia?
Author: 0 Israel to sell fighter planes to Croatia?

Mssers. Netanyahu and McDermott met in Davos, Switzerland during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum there. The investment in digital healthcare is budgeted at NIS 1b. You have already been in Israel, and we want you to visit there more often. Netanyahu must bring the proposal to the cabinet for approval, however, because it will entail access to sensitive digital health databases.

World News Spokesman for Trump's aide among four Americans killed in Kabul hotel attack
Author: 0 Spokesman for Trump's aide among four Americans killed in Kabul hotel attack

Hotel manager Ahmad Haris Nayab, who escaped unhurt, said the attackers had got into the main part of the hotel through a kitchen before going through the hotel. In October, the Red Cross said it was reducing operations in Afghanistan following attacks that had killed seven staff. "Today's news is a reminder of the importance of why, together, we need to keep on doing everything we can to help children, to create a future free from fear".

World News Notorious gangsters Vicky Goundar, Lahoria killed in encounter in Rajasthan
Author: 0 Notorious gangsters Vicky Goundar, Lahoria killed in encounter in Rajasthan

Dinkar said Gounder, also known as Harjinder Singh , was a proclaimed offender wanted in 10 cases of murder and gangwar, and was using multiple Facebook accounts. On being asked about the threat of gangsters in the state, the DGP added that the police would "deal with them firmly". Further speaking about the gangster, a Rajasthan cop said, "He had been involved in gang wars in Punjab".

World News New Soul Calibur VI character revealed as familiar faces return
Author: 0 New Soul Calibur VI character revealed as familiar faces return

As seen in the trailer, Nightmare still carries with him a big sword that he uses to heavily and brutally attack his opponents. The new character looks to be one of the lighter ones, with fast moves, a bit comparable to Xianghua . The trailer also confirms that series regulars such as Kilik , Nightmare and Xianghua will be featured in the game along with new moves and combos.

World News How Deji Tinubu died
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Tinubu who is the nephew of APC leader, Bola Ahmed Tinubu was recently moved in a cabinet shake up by Ambode from Special Adviser on Sports to Commerce and Industry. Other sports stakeholders on Friday also mourned the former journalist's demise. Tinubu died Thursday night during a five-aside novelty match at the venue of the retreat in Epe.

World News Nicky Campbell takes pay cut amid BBC gender gap controversy
Author: 0 Nicky Campbell takes pay cut amid BBC gender gap controversy

Huw Edwards , Nicky Campbell , Jon Sopel , Nick Robinson and Jeremy Vine have also accepted reduced wages, the BBC said . According to BBC News, Nicky Campbell , Jeremy Vine , John Humphrys , Huw Edwards and Jon Sopel have agreed formally or in principle, to reduce their salaries.

World News Czechs vote in presidential election run-off, tight race anticipated
Author: 0 Czechs vote in presidential election run-off, tight race anticipated

In a final television debate, aired on Thursday, the two candidates clashed over Russian policy with Mr Drahos calling the country a security threat for its views on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. But fellow voter Daniel Hajek said he would choose the "experienced Milos Zeman because he's opening the door to economic cooperation with countries like Russian Federation and China".

World News Trump takes 'America First' message to Davos elite
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross met with journalists Wednesday as the largest-ever US delegation to the annual Davos gathering of business leaders, globalists, academics and other elites prepared for Trump's arrival a day later.

World News ICE to start out monitoring license plates throughout US
Author: 0 ICE to start out monitoring license plates throughout US

The Vigilant Solutions database adds up to 100 million new sightings per month that include date, time and Global Positioning System coordinates. The source of the data is not named in the contract , but an ICE representative said the data came from Vigilant Solutions, the leading network for license plate recognition data.

World News Kidnapping victim fatally shot by Federal Bureau of Investigation agent during raid
Author: 0 Kidnapping victim fatally shot by Federal Bureau of Investigation agent during raid

The FBI, working with local law enforcement agencies, tracked cellphone signals to a motel, where they found two of the suspects, who directed them to a house where the victim was being held, according to the AP . Suspects Jimmy Sanchez , Nicholas Cunningham and Sophia Heath are accused of kidnapping Ullises Villadares and holding him for ransom. Valladares was still bound with duct tape, according to a court affidavit.