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World News Machil sector: Three soldiers killed in avalanche
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Deceased soldiers were identified as Havaldar Kamlesh Kumar, Niak Balbeer and Sepor Rajinder. A soldier in seriously injured in the hospital and he is undergoing medical attention at a hospital in Srinagar . LoC is a de facto border that divides Kashmir into India and Pakistan controlled parts. In Kupwara last month, a total of 11 people, including a Border Roads Organisation (BRO) officer, were killed after an avalanche struck in the Tangdhar sector.

World News Sonia calls for common strategy to take on Modi govt
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Congress leader Sonia Gandhi asked all the opposition parties at a meeting chaired by her here on Thursday to adopt a common strategy both inside Parliament and outside to act on various issues of national importance. Attempts to create communal tension as manifested in Uttar Pradesh's Kasganj, threat to vital institutions of democracy including the judiciary and unfulfilled promises of the Narendra Modi government dominated the Opposition meeting called by Sonia Gandhi on Thursday.

World News MI man's dog approved for unemployment benefits
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A dog in MI was approved for unemployment of more than $1,000 a month, a Saugatuck resident said. "I was surprised to see it, but I had a good laugh, actually", Haddock tells WZZM . Haddock added that, while he's not entirely sure what Ryder does all day, he is pretty sure that his dog has never had a job. The agency told WZZM-TV that the claim was flagged as suspicious in the next step of the process.

World News Best Things Google Assistant Can Do
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Lastly, you can now access the music you uploaded to Google Play Music, and Google has added Voice Match to Netflix commands so you can continue watching your shows without interrupting a different user in your home . Now you can ask your virtual assistant to use a song from your favorite artists. Then tap on the music service you want to link and sign in. For the new TV show command, Google Assistant is letting you find out not only when your favorite shows are playing, but what ...

World News Groundhogs give mixed predictions this year
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Legend has it that if the groundhog sees a shadow due to clear weather, the animal will retreat to its den in a sign that winter will persist for six more weeks. The mayor of South Bruce Peninsula, Janice Jackson, said this year's albino groundhog was found in a backyard as a replacement for the Willie that died last September.

World News US Congress members angers China over Nobel Peace prize Nomination
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Sen. Marco Rubio and Rep. Chris Smith led a bipartisan, cross-chamber group of Congress members in nominating Joshua Wong, Nathan Law, Alex Chow and the entire pro-democracy "Umbrella Movement" in Hong Kong for this year's award, the group said in a statement issued Thursday in Washington.

World News United Nations launches urgent appeal to raise funds for Syria, Palestine
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Most of the Palestinian refugees in those territories rely on humanitarian assistance to survive and obtain food, water, shelter and medical assistance, he said. In addition, it develops distance learning materials. The situation in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, remains fragile. Krahenbuhl stressed that "supporting UNRWA emergency appeals is not a substitute for an urgently needed political solution to the underlying conflict".

World News At Arab League, Warnings over US Cuts to UN Palestinian Refugee Agency
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The Arab League is planning to expand the mechanism of the Quartet of global mediators on the Israel-Palestine settlement, the organization said in a statement on Thursday. The ministerial meeting was scheduled to be held in the beginning of February, based on what was decided by the Arab ministerial meeting held in Jordan on January 6.

World News Notley: BC pipeline play 'an attack' on Confederation
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Premier Rachel Notley is suspending talks about increasing power purchases from British Columbia that could have resulted in Alberta buying as much as C$500 million ($410 million) more of electricity a year from B.C., she said at a press conference in Edmonton on Thursday.

World News Israel voices dismay over Polish Holocaust bill
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Israel's Foreign Ministry said Israel "opposes categorically" the vote by Poland's senators. Nauert said the US understands that phrases like "Polish death camps" are "inaccurate, misleading, and hurtful" but voiced concern the legislation could "undermine free speech and academic discourse".

World News Much Work Remains as NAFTA Talks Complete Round Six
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Chrystia Freeland, Canada's NAFTA chief, rattles off all the barriers that lie ahead. The letter, signed by 36 members of the Senate's 51-seat Republican contingent, called on Trump to remain in the trade agreement, reminding him, "NAFTA supports 14 million jobs, representing thousands of jobs in each of the 50 states".

World News SC adopts new roster system; CJI to hear PILs
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On January 12, four judges Chelameswar , Ranjan Gogoi, Madan Lokur and Kurian Joseph who felt that they were being sidelined in allocation of important cases, alleged that the situation in the Supreme Court was not in order and said many "less than desirable" things have taken place in the last few months.

World News U.S. missile defense test failed to intercept target
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This was a developmental and operational test of a new capability and utilized a missile variant not yet in production. In December, that contract was amended with an addition $20.5 million. The budget request called for almost 200 additional missiles built by her company, which she said was "a clear recognition of the need for the country to maintain a leadership position in this vital area of national security".

World News Maldives regime threatened as exiled leader says he will run for president
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Mohamed Nasheed , who is now in Sri Lanka, wrote on Twitter, "Welcome tonight's SC ruling calling for the immediate release of political prisoners and the restoration of their civil and political rights ". It was not immediately clear how retrials would affect the upcoming elections, but the opposition alliance welcomed the ruling in a statement, saying it "effectively ends President Yameen's authoritarian rule".

World News 'Black History Is American History'
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Jesse E. Moorland, founded ASNLH, the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History to promote the achievements of black Americans. Here are some ways you can learn, support and celebrate Black history and culture during this month. "Sometimes it's very hard for people to display what they know or display their talents because they don't have that platform", said Overton. Cromwell said at the end of the month, they will have a celebration at the Williams School.

World News Wisconsin girl, 15, sentenced in Slender Man stabbing case
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They left Miss Leutner for dead but she crawled out of the woods and got help from a passing bicyclist. All three girls were 12-years-old at the time of the crime. Geyser has already been at Winnebago for more than a year, after she was committed for mental health treatment by a different judge in a separate civil proceeding.

World News NBA Announces 3-Point Shootout, Slam Dunk Contest, Skills Competition Contestants
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The field for the 2018 All-Star weekend's JBL 3-point contest has now been announced. Oladipo talked with Pat Boylan about being a participant in this year's dunk contest . Gordon, the 2016 runner-up, will be taking part for the third straight year . The Indiana University product is averaging a career-high 23.9 points per game and has been the catalyst to the Pacers getting off to a surprising 29-23 start this season.

World News Rainbow Six Siege 'Outbreak' mode detailed, new teaser trailer
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As seen in the trailer above, the co-op event is connected to a USSR space capsule that has crash landed in the city of Truth or Consequences in New Mexico. Ubisoft will be revealing the new Year 3 Season 1 content for Rainbow Six: Siege at the Six Invitational esports tournament in Montreal from February 13 to 18, but that hasn't stopped them teasing us like they did a few days ago with Operation Chimera, and now we have a few new details to keep us going until the full reveal.

World News US lists Hamas leader as terrorist
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The Israeli Army confirmed that a rocket had been fired from Gaza and apparently it was not detected by its antiaircraft defense, but it did not elaborate about it. "Terrorism designations expose and isolate organizations and individuals, and deny them access to the USA financial system". Gaza, home to two million people, is one of the world's most crowded areas.

World News Yoga instructor accused of purposely killing twin sister in crash acquitted
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That suggested that a brutal fight between the two women as they drove caused Alexandria to lose control of the Ford Explorer , which then swerved sharply and plunged off the narrow Hana Highway. Alexandria turned up at the home at around 3:30 p.m.to deliver the news of the crash, but she didn't have any answers when he inquired about what happened, Bailey testified.

World News Beaumont children: Adelaide factory dig to finding missing siblings called off
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Police seem certain that a hole was dug at the site they're investigating today, but we don't know yet whether it was the final resting place of the Beaumont children . An initial excavation at the North Plympton site proved fruitless, but police now believe they may have been digging in the wrong spot. Insp Hutchins said police had been in regular contact with the parents of the children , Jim and Nancy Beaumont, and had informed them of Friday's activity.

World News Tillerson says Venezuelan navy could activate Maduro
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Tillerson also talked about the US helping law enforcement in Mexico - providing inspection equipment and training - to help put an end to smuggling of drugs and people. But Tillerson warned that its investment comes at a price: unsustainable debt and the sidelining of human rights concerns. After his speech, Tillerson will head to Mexico City , Mexico .

World News Bullet-riddled bodies of minister, wife found at home in Pakistan
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According to the police press release, the police had received a call at 2:30pm on Thursday informing them that the bodies of Bijarani and his wife had been found on the first floor of their house. He said that evidence has been collected from the spot, while CCTV footage of the house also been taken into custody for further investigation. The minister's body had a single shot, in the head.

World News Mike Pence targets vulnerable Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin
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During a speech touting tax reform in West Virginia Wednesday, Vice President Mike Pence encouraged the crowd to let Manchin know "you expect better" and slighted him for voting with his own party. "He doesn't do. 'Hey, let's get together, let's do bipartisan.' I say, 'Good, let's go.' Then you don't hear from him again". In his remarks at the Greenbrier, Pence recapped the highlights of Trump's Tuesday night State of the Union address , congratulating fellow Republicans on their shared ...

World News Nagaland: BJP says it will contest Assembly elections on February 27
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The party suspended Kheto Sema, the leader who had signed the joint declaration along with all other political parties of the State. "It is a constitutional requirement and nothing is going to change the election schedule". "The BJP can not speak with forked tongue when even after signing the joint declaration, it has put in place a game plan to scuttle the voice of solution to Naga problem before the ensuing election", core committee convener Theja Therieh and co-convener David Sangtam ...

World News DHS extends protections for about 7000 Syrians
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The TPS is a humanitarian program that seeks to protect individuals who were already residing in the United States legally before the Syrian crisis went nuclear. But the decision was a disappointment to other Syrians who were shut out of the program. Syrian advocates and human rights activists have denounced the administration's decision to limit TPS for some Syrians because it denies the reality Tillerson describes, they say.

World News Jailed Catalan Leaders Lodge Complaint With UN to Put Pressure on Spain
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The spokeswoman, who declined to be named in news reports citing internal government rules, said "the separatists know that they are obliged to comply with the law like other citizens". "The actions of the Spanish state set a unsafe precedent. around the world", said Emmerson, arguing that they belong to "a bygone era in Spanish politics that we thought had long-time vanished".

World News Turkey court rules local Amnesty chief to remain in jail
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The decision was met with applause and shouts of joy in the courtroom, while Mr Kilic's friends wept and hugged one another. How was his release reversed? The rights group expects him to be brought soon to an Izmir court and then transferred back to prison custody on the basis of the Istanbul court's decision to accept the prosecutor's appeal and renew Kılıç's detention, he said.

Author: 0 Jessica Biel's Emotional Birthday Tribute To Justin Timberlake Will Make You Swoon

He said he texted No. 12 before the AFC Championship game to say: "I'm going to Super Bowl ". He also admitted he had a "man-crush" on Brady, the New England Patriots quarterback, complimenting his skills and hair. But it's clear Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon is still his number one bromance, and that won't be changing any time soon. The 10-time Grammy Award victor also performed at halftime of the Super Bowl in 2004.

World News U.S. telecom regulators, network suppliers pan govt's 5G network plans
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While that approach may have some advantages, it would also represent a huge reversal from today's capitalist system where mobile operators ostensibly build their own networks and compete with one another. He called the proposal "nonsensical". "I oppose any proposal for the federal government to build and operate a nationwide 5G network", Pai stated.