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World News No evidence that Border Patrol agent was attacked before death in Texas
Author: 0 No evidence that Border Patrol agent was attacked before death in Texas

Garland were patrolling the Big Bend sector, a vast area of 135,000 square miles in Texas and Oklahoma. Ms. Ochoa said she was shocked to learn that her fiancé had a barbiturate in his system when he died. Union officials were not immediately available for comment on Wednesday. The FBI said it found no evidence of an attack that led to the death of a US Border Patrol agent .

World News Senate leaders announce two-year budget deal
Author: 0 Senate leaders announce two-year budget deal

The accord would suspend the federal debt ceiling , which was expected to be reached at the beginning of March, through March 2019 - and thus after the 2018 mid-term elections - and it would increase defense spending for Fiscal 2018 by $80 billion and for Fiscal 2019 by another $85 billion.

World News Kim Jong-un Sends Sister South For An Olympics 'Charm Offensive'
Author: 0 Kim Jong-un Sends Sister South For An Olympics 'Charm Offensive'

It also banned the export of industrial equipment, machinery, transportation vehicles and industrial metals to North Korea , and required countries now hosting North Korean migrant workers to repatriate them within 24 months. He urged countries "not to be lured by the charm offensive of North Korea", adding that the U.S. and Japan are "100 percent on the same page" on North Korean policy.

World News North Korea military parade ahead of Winter Olympics
Author: 0 North Korea military parade ahead of Winter Olympics

Following a last-minute proposal during Kim's annual New Year's address, North Korea is sending 22 athletes to compete in the Olympics and a delegation of more than 400 musicians, singers, martial artists and members of a cheering group to the games.

World News EAM Swaraj to attend opening ceremony of Riyadh's Al-Janadriyah fest
Author: 0 EAM Swaraj to attend opening ceremony of Riyadh's Al-Janadriyah fest

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday met her Saudi counterpart Adel al-Jubeir and discussed ways to enhance bilateral trade, energy, defence and security ties. Indian Pavilion at the festival will provide a glimpse of socio-cultural heritage, folklore, traditional costumes, Indian perfumes, bridal costumes, artifacts, calligraphy and food.

World News Stuffed tiger sparks 45-minute standoff with police
Author: 0 Stuffed tiger sparks 45-minute standoff with police

The picture of the stuffed tiger has now become a hit meme on Indian Twitter. "We appreciate that it was a false call made with genuine good intent", Cordiner said . "As is standard practice when we are made aware of a potential threat to the public the use of firearms officers was considered as a contingency", Gordiner said, adding later: "Our ultimate aim is to protect the public and keep our officers safe when faced with uncertain situations".

World News Bermuda bans same-sex marriage, allows domestic partnerships instead
Author: 0 Bermuda bans same-sex marriage, allows domestic partnerships instead

Minister of Home Affairs Walton Brown praised the Act, saying it "gives same-sex couples rights equivalent to those enjoyed by heterosexual married couples". The Caribbean island nation is the first in the world to legalise then reverse equality of marriage. LGBT activists said the domestic partnership amounted to a second-class status for same-sex couples.

World News Netanyahu: There will be recommendations - but there's nothing
Author: 0 Netanyahu: There will be recommendations - but there's nothing

However, the attorney general will make the final decision on pressing charges. At the conclusion of their investigation, police will recommend whether to indict or close the cases against the prime minister. According to The New Yorker , Netanyahu is being investigated as to whether he "received illicit gifts" from Israeli billionaire Arnon Milchan, which included jewelry and Cuban cigars, as well as gifts from Australian businessman James Packer that included paying for the Netanyahu ...

World News Another winter storm forecast for Alberta Wednesday: Environment Canada
Author: 0 Another winter storm forecast for Alberta Wednesday: Environment Canada

Farther north and east, the storm is still expected to drop 12"+ of snow on the Hi-Line and across central Montana". Another six inches or so are expected this afternoon. "Really from Watertown south, you'll see at least some form of a decent amount of snow", said Steve Welch, meteorologist for the service's Buffalo office.

World News Woman catches neighbor's dog riding one-eyed pony
Author: 0 Woman catches neighbor's dog riding one-eyed pony

Schenker started laughing, whipped out her phone and pressed record. But apparently him and Cricket the one eyed wonder pony are best friends. As of Monday afternoon, her video has been shared almost 90,000 times and has received 5.3 million views.

World News Another Government Shutdown Less Likely
Author: 0 Another Government Shutdown Less Likely

The program allows undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S.as minors with their parents to apply for a work permit, shielding them from deportation. A federal judge has indefinitely blocked Trump from terminating the program's protections, blunting the deadline's immediate impact. Kelly said lawmakers need a deadline to force action.

World News 'All-out assault on democracy' in Maldives: UN Rights Chief
Author: 0 'All-out assault on democracy' in Maldives: UN Rights Chief

Meanwhile, opposition parties have said that President Yameen is abusing his powers to carry out a witch hunt of the political opposition, the judiciary and the Parliament. The top judges are maintaining their calm, as the Chief Justice has been standing by them. During his time in power "President Yameen has systematically alienated his coalition, jailed or exiled every major opposition political figure, deprived elected Members of Parliament of their right to represent their voters...

World News Ajay Devgn's new movie 'Raid' release on 16 March
Author: 0 Ajay Devgn's new movie 'Raid' release on 16 March

The trailer of the film is set to release today at 11.30 AM. Raid is based on the 1981 Income tax raids , and from the look of it, the movie is going to be an indictment of the tax evasion and corruption that plagues the country. In the trailer we can see the struggle of an IT officer that he must go through to conduct a raid on one of the wealthy goons of the city, here Saurabh Shukla .

Author: 0 Steele wrote memo based on information fed through Clinton campaign - released documents

The new information came to light in a criminal referral against Steele sent to the Department of Justice (DOJ) by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley, Iowa Republican, and Sen. The FBI partially declassified the memo the senators wrote as part of their criminal referral against Steele following the release of the House Intelligence Committee Republicans' memo on the FBI's use of the dossier to monitor Trump associates.

World News European Union leaders, Turkey's Erdogan to discuss relations on March 26
Author: 0 European Union leaders, Turkey's Erdogan to discuss relations on March 26

Speaking at a news briefing in Ankara , Ibrahim Kalin said they expect the visa-free regime to be realized soon. The European Commission, which verifies compliance, could not immediately be reached for confirmation. Commission spokesman Alexander Winterstein said the talks will focus on "subjects of mutual interest and recent developments in Turkey ". A Vatican statement said the talks included "the status of Jerusalem, highlighting the need to promote peace and stability in the region ...

World News Protesters block trains close to Tremendous Bowl, march on stadium
Author: 0 Protesters block trains close to Tremendous Bowl, march on stadium

Bank Stadium were occupied by fans in Eagles and Patriots jerseys - with a few poor souls in Vikings jerseys, happy to be there but knowing they could have been happier. "... Super Bowl 52 is coming to a community that has taken to the streets many times against local police killings", the post continued. "We know that we'll be ready regardless of what happens".

World News Wolf renews battles on natural gas, minimum wage
Author: 0 Wolf renews battles on natural gas, minimum wage

Everywhere else - Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Alaska - they're bringing in billions of dollars from the oil and gas industries". "Nobody wants the bad press that comes with a drawn-out budget debate that sees service providers not receiving their funding, that sees schools on the leash for not knowing when they'll get their state support".

World News PM Modi's wife Jashodaben injured in Rajasthan auto accident, driver dead
Author: 0 PM Modi's wife Jashodaben injured in Rajasthan auto accident, driver dead

Jashodaben's one of the relatives, Vasantbhai Modi, succumbed to his injuries. According to the police, "The accident took place at around 10:00 am near Katunda area in Chittorgarh district". Constable Rama Ram from Parsoli police station, Chittorgarh said, "The detained truck driver has been identified as Pooran Yadav, a resident of Hazaribag in Jharkhand".

World News Brexit 'could cut Scottish GDP by 9%'
Author: 0 Brexit 'could cut Scottish GDP by 9%'

The Scottish Government's analysis predicted the effects of Brexit with a free trade agreement would be a 6.1% decrease in projected GDP - almost identical to the United Kingdom analysis. The UK as a whole is predicted to have 8 per cent lower GDP with no deal, 5 per cent lower if the UK negotiated a free trade deal, and 2 per cent lower if it remains aligned with the rules of the European Union single market.

World News Ex-Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia sentenced to 5 years in graft case
Author: 0 Ex-Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia sentenced to 5 years in graft case

The private television station Somoy said at least five police officers had been injured and two motorcycles torched during the clashes that broke out several kilometres (miles) from the court premises. Zia, 72, is a former ally turned arch-foe of Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Zia's son Tarique Rahman, a co-defendant in the case, and four of her aides were sentenced to 10 years in jail.

World News Nineteen kids killed in Syrian airstrikes
Author: 0 Nineteen kids killed in Syrian airstrikes

The army and its allies have besieged Eastern Ghouta, a pocket of satellite towns and farms under the control of rebel factions, since 2013. He described the government's siege and indiscriminate bombardment of eastern Ghouta as "international crimes".

World News Ehang 184 drone takes manned test flights
Author: 0 Ehang 184 drone takes manned test flights

The company says that the Ehang 184 - the world's first passenger drone - will revolutionise "mobility" in dense urban areas.Engineers have conducted more than 1,000 test flights with human passengers over the last few months, in which the flying vehicle successfully performed various manoeuvres including a 300-metre vertical climb, a weight test carrying more than 230kg, a route-following test, and a high-speed cruise test where it reached 80.7 miles per hour.

World News Light snowfall, freezing rain could create travel delays Wednesday
Author: 0 Light snowfall, freezing rain could create travel delays Wednesday

Total snow accumulations of 2 to 3 inches are expected with isolated 4 inch totals possible. Heavy snowfall will create whiteout conditions and greasy roadways as people make their way home from work. North winds 5 to 15 miles per hour. Light south wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. By 7 a.m., the wintry mix will change over to all snow. The Chicago Department of Streets and Sanitation deployed 211 plows overnight to keep the city's main streets and Lake Shore Drive clear for the ...

World News PM Modi's Speech On Motion Of Thanks To President's Address: Highlights
Author: 0 PM Modi's Speech On Motion Of Thanks To President's Address: Highlights

As the Opposition continued to chant " jumlebaazi bandh karo (stop the empty rhetoric)", Modi issued a sharp retort saying, "Our work speaks for ourselves". The Prime Minister said the tax relief given to medium, small and micro enterprises in the budget would also benefit the middle class. Nearly at the onset after listing a few achievements of the government--that interspersed his speech off an on-- PM Modi said that it was unfortunate that even after 70 years of Independence the people ...

World News Hundreds Of Child Soldiers Released In South Sudan
Author: 0 Hundreds Of Child Soldiers Released In South Sudan

Case workers with World Vision's reunification and reintegration programme, supported by UNICEF , will help support the children to recover from the violence they have witnessed and re-join society. "They should be playing, learning, having fun with friends, protected and cherished by the adults around them", said David Shearer, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for South Sudan, welcoming the release.

World News North Korea holds military parade on eve of Olympics
Author: 0 North Korea holds military parade on eve of Olympics

Norway's cross-country team has brought some of its training indoors to prevent cold air from damaging athletes' airways, Reuters also reported . If South Korean grants that request , it would violate United Nations sanctions . That's why Abe accepted Seoul's offer of attending the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Games. US officials have declined to elaborate on the sanctions Pence mentioned, saying any further information could help countries that might try to get ...

World News Kim Jong Un's sister to attend Olympics
Author: 0 Kim Jong Un's sister to attend Olympics

He continued, "We will soon unveil the toughest and most aggressive round of economic sanctions on North Korea, ever". Kim Yo Jong , who was promoted by her brother a year ago to the ruling party's political wing, will attend the opening of this month's Winter Olympics in the South Korean alpine town of Pyeongchang , according to South Korea's Unification Ministry.

Author: 0 Antero Midstream GP LP (AMGP) EPS Estimated At $0.07

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. The company has market cap of $5.60 billion. The stock decreased 3.49% or $0.74 during the last trading session, reaching $20.44. Looking further into the current agreement on broker rating, it is very clear that the ABR stands at 3.86. Reading levels close to +100 point to potential overbought range while a reading close to -100 would indicate possible oversold territory.

World News Duke, North Carolina renew storied rivalry
Author: 0 Duke, North Carolina renew storied rivalry

Police said in a release Wednesday night that there have been "numerous media stories regarding the danger of buying counterfeit tickets" to games as high-profile as UNC - Duke . The Blue Devils will have to start off the game hot-something they haven't been too keen on-in order to neutralize the nerves and the crowd. Especially with a team that lost a bunch of big players, North Carolina can't have been expected to be ideal this year.

World News California judge: Baker can refuse same-sex wedding cakes
Author: 0 California judge: Baker can refuse same-sex wedding cakes

He made a distinction between denying service to gay customers, versus selling them a particular product. Miller spoke to a local news station last August after refusing to sell the couple a wedding cake. No court evaluates Free Speech rights against the interest of the State in enforcing public access laws in vacuum, without regard to circumstances, history, culture, social norms, and the application of common sense.

World News Salman Khan's Tweet Rose Curiosity Among Fans
Author: 0 Salman Khan's Tweet Rose Curiosity Among Fans

Now the man has introduced another fresh face to the industry Warina Hussain , but this time it is not for himself but for his brother in law Aayush Sharma. She is an actor by profession and has learned at the New York Film Academy. Warina is the only child of an Iraqi father and Afghan mother. Now, Warina's Instagram account has some pictures which clearly reveal that she is totally Bollywood ready.

World News University of Malaya joins top 50 institutions in Asia
Author: 0 University of Malaya joins top 50 institutions in Asia

India claimed 42 places, up from 33 past year, with 12 new entrants. It uses the same 13 performance indicators as the World University Rankings, but they are recalibrated to reflect the attributes of Asia's institutions. "NTU continues to make overall progress including in the areas of research, global outlook and industry engagement", he said, adding that NTU holds the top spot among Singapore universities in three areas - citations per paper, industry income and worldwide outlook.

World News USA mums accuse daycare of waxing their toddlers' eyebrows without permission
Author: 0 USA mums accuse daycare of waxing their toddlers' eyebrows without permission

The mother also stated she saw a red mark between the eyebrows of her daughter. The mothers have filed a police complaint about the ordeal with the Pasco Police Department, NBC Right Now reports . They were also bound by law to report if they were suspicious of any activity involving child abuse or neglect. The mothers shared their shocking experience on social media, following which Columbia Basin College issued a statement on the matter on Facebook.