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World News Las Vegas Gunman Had Anti-Anxiety Meds In System
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The Las Vegas gunman who killed 58 people and himself in the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history was found to have had anti-anxiety medication in his system, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported, citing a newly obtained autopsy report.

World News Syria: Israel launched missiles at military targets
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United Nations officials have called for an immediate cease-fire throughout Syria for at least one month in order to deliver humanitarian aid and services, as well as to evacuate the critically wounded. Operation Olive Branch was launched by Turkey on January 20 to remove the PKK/PYD/YPG/KCK and ISIS terrorists from Afrin in northwestern Syria. Ankara has denied such charges.

World News Airstrikes kill 54 civilians in Syria's Eastern Ghouta
Author: 0 Airstrikes kill 54 civilians in Syria's Eastern Ghouta

Quoting an unnamed USA official, Reuters news agency said that the coalition was responding to an attack against the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Deir Az Zor. The United States said Syrian pro-government forces initiated an attack on the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). Iranian president Hassan Rouhani said in a Thursday phone call with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan that using national currencies in economic transactions could accelerate Tehran-Ankara ...

World News Freezing rain forecast in parts of state
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Winds will be out of the north at 10-13 miles per hour. Snowfall amounts up to an inch are expected north of HWY 50 with only a dusting possible farther south. An area of snow crosses into New England Friday evening leaving a coating to one inch of snow . Saturday brings a slight chance of rain with a high of 44 degrees.

World News Utah Lawmaker Who Abruptly Quit Reportedly Paid For Sex
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He says allegations of former Republican Rep. Jon Stanard hiring a prostitute at least twice in 2017 may have made lawmakers a target for "profit-seeking people" who may want to try to sell a story. The Mail quotes the escort as saying she met Stanard twice, twice at a downtown Salt Lake City motel during the summer. The House said it would not seek an ethics investigation (Stanard is no longer in office) and no criminal charges have been filed.

World News Mattis vows 'Dreamers' serving in military will not be deported
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People who are on active duty or serve in the reserves won't be targets for deportation, he said, adding that veterans with honorable discharges would also be guaranteed safe harbor in the USA, along with new recruits who are 'signed up and they're waiting to go into boot camp'.

World News Weather starts to warm up as we head into the weekend
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In Naperville, Illinois, a hospital spokesman says a man in his 60s suffered a fatal heart attack Friday morning while shoveling snow. Motorists struggle to navigate through the snow and slush in Chicago. Several of the states expecting the heaviest snowfall are now issuing storm warnings, including in Ohio, Michigan, Northern Indiana, Northern Illinois, Southern Wisconsin, and Eastern Iowa, and thousands of flights have been canceled.

World News House Passes Budget Measure To End Government Shutdown
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Still, leaders expected they could thread the needle to find the votes to pass the bill in both the House and Senate . It came after Republican Senator Rand Paul delayed the Senate vote over his objections to the massive budget measure, which lifts spending caps on United States defence and domestic programmes by about $300bn.

World News Air strikes kill 31, including children, in Syria's Eastern Ghouta: Observatory
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Russian Federation on February 8 opposed the call for the cease-fire requested by Kuwait and Sweden and supported by the United States and France, calling it unrealistic. attacking the regime, which is supported by Moscow. At least 229 people were killed from Monday to Thursday, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group.

World News Puerto Rico Articles, Photos, and Videos
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State leaders in Texas said they'll need $121 billion to properly rebuild in the wake of Hurricane Harvey . U.S. Department of Agriculture forecasters are predicting the 2017-18 crop will be the lowest in decades. More: What's in the Senate budget deal? Despite broad support on Capitol Hill for disaster aid, the assistance has been held up over larger, political disputes on Capitol Hill involving government funding priorities and immigration.

Author: 0 White House 'knew of Trump aide Rob Porter's domestic abuse'

A month later, Corbett says, she outlined her allegations of abuse to an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent who interviewed her as part of Sorensen's background check. It is alleged that the former White House staff secretary gave one former wife a black eye while another filed a restraining order. If Mulvaney is eventually appointed chief of staff, it would be the latest stop in his meteoric rise - from rank-and-file congressman to senior official in the Trump administration in just ...

Author: 0 Pelosi pleads for Dreamers after Senate announces budget deal

Meadows also discussed the resignation of White House aide Rob Porter, and said it came as a shock to him when he read reports alleging spousal abuse. Included are a host of provisions favored by the Democrats, including a bump in funding for efforts to combat the opioid crisis, veterans health care, emergency disaster relief and a popular children's health care program .

World News Congress Facing Midnight Deadline To Avoid Government Shutdown
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Blink and you may have missed it: The US federal government did, in fact, enter into a partial shutdown in the wee hours of Friday morning - and lawmakers are still shaking their heads at how they got to that point. Paul's objection drew an angry response from a fellow Republican, Senator Lindsey Graham of SC, who argued America's military desperately needs additional funds after years of budget caps that constrained both the Pentagon and domestic programs.

World News Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un impersonators crashed the Opening Ceremony
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Vice President Mike Pence is in Seoul , where he was reported to have described Kim's regime as "the most tyrannical" on earth. She was joined in the meeting by Kim Yong Nam , another influential North Korean official, and wore a pin with the images of her father and grandfather - the North's previous leaders.

World News Colombia, Brazil Tighten Security Measures Against Venezuelans
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The President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, announced in a rally that strategies to boost regional development in border areas would be reinforced to face the wave of migration from Venezuela. Only those who have registered for a special border card or can produce a passport will be able to cross. But being the superpower nation in South America, many other countries in the region are expecting Brazil to step up to the front, and take control of the Venezuelan refugee crisis, which has ...

World News President Trump Will Not Release Democratic Memo
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President Donald Trump delayed on Friday the release of a Democratic memo that's meant as a rebuttal to the controversial FISA memo that was released by Republicans last week. The so-called FISA courts are a secret court system set up after the September 11 attacks and used to obtain warrants to spy on terror or espionage suspects.

World News Trump refuses to declassify Democratic memo on Russian Federation probe
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McGahn asked the Democrats to rewrite the memo using the help of the Justice Department and said Trump was still "inclined" to release it in the interest of transparency if revisions are made. U.S. President, Donald Trump has called on Congress to end the visa lottery programme, citing a Justice Department crackdown on a recipient who abused resident status to finance terrorist activities overseas.

World News Transition deal not a given, EU warns May
Author: 0 Transition deal not a given, EU warns May

The UK has already committed to avoiding any kind of hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic after Brexit. The EU's publication of a position paper on the proposed transition deal provoked fury from Mr Davis, who branded the document "discourteous" and "unwise".

World News 'Parties must unite to push for Andhra special status'
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Five years later, Rahul will lead the party campaign in an election where the Congress is leaving no stone unturned to retain Karnataka as it is pitted against an aggressive BJP. Reportedly, the Congress chief has directed the party workers in Karnataka to present a positive agenda before the voters. Congress tried to reclaim the leadership role by convening a meeting of Opposition leaders chaired by Gandhi, who is also the UPA chairperson, on February 1 that was attended by representatives ...

Author: 0 Trump signs deal to end brief gov't shutdown

The White House wants to move past battles over federal spending to focus on other policy priorities such as infrastructure. Paul defended his scolding of his fellow lawmakers on the Senate floor, forcing the shutdown and keeping them up all night, to make his statement.

World News Gerald Stanley not guilty of murdering Colten Boushie
Author: 0 Gerald Stanley not guilty of murdering Colten Boushie

Rehearing the testimony took up the entire morning and much of the afternoon Friday, as Stanley and his son testified for a total of about four hours. "It's more of a request than a question", said Popescul. "I know there may be some strong reactions", Moe said in a statement. He was going to use them to scare them away.

World News United States drone strikes kill 11 militants in Pakistan, Afghanistan
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USA officials said the freeze could affect $2 billion worth of assistance. Yoho said that Pakistan never shared the US' commitment to eliminate terrorist activity in South Asia. Asif repeated the claims when talking to Bloomberg , noting most of the estimated 600,000 Afghan refugees who went back to their home country in 2017 returned to Pakistan.

World News '100% False': APCO's Kraus Refutes Claim Russia Hired Firm To Influence Clinton
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According to, which says it has a written statement by Campbell in its possession, the informant said he was told by Russian nuclear executives that they had hired a U.S. TVEL is a Russian nuclear fuel cycle company headquartered in Moscow. "Fabricated assemblies require sophisticated engineering and are arranged inside the reactor with the help and consult of TVEL".

Author: 0 Pretium Resources Inc. (PVG), McEwen Mining Inc. (MUX)

Shares are clocking price at $6.89 with change of 2.68%. The RSI was developed by J. Welles Wilder, and it oscillates between 0 and 100. The relative strength index (RSI) reflected overbought area when it is above 70 and notifies oversold level when it is below 30.

World News Recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's Capital Was Pinnacle of My First Year
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At the beginning of the interview, Trump explained that prior to becoming President, he was a man of his word. "I told him that's only the tip of the iceberg of what we have been experiencing for decades, but despite the difficulties, it is very important to stand with the historic truth and fight for it", he added.

World News Senate leaders put forward budget agreement day before shutdown deadline
Author: 0 Senate leaders put forward budget agreement day before shutdown deadline

He demanded that GOP leaders allow a 15-minute vote on an amendment he crafted to maintain current spending ceilings, but GOP leaders did not seem inclined to give him that vote. Rand Paul (R-KY) refused to allow a vote to end debate on the funding bill that is also tied to a two-year budget that does little to rein in federal spending.

World News Barnaby Joyce breaks silence on relationship with former staffer
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Ms Campion, 33, worked as Mr Joyce's media advisor before she moved into a more senior role with Resources Minister Matt Canavan in April previous year. Daily Mail Australia is not suggesting any wrongdoing on behalf of Mr Joyce, Ms Campion or Mr Maguire. The difference between the cost of driving to his electorate and the further cost of returning the holiday has been repaid.

World News Israeli F16 crashes after 'Iranian targets' attacked in Syria: army
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Red alert sirens were heard in multiple areas across northern Israel , initially in the town of Beit She'an and later in the surrounding areas and Golan Heights. But he adds that the downing of an Israeli fighter jet marks one of the most serious escalations yet. The Syrian government is yet to comment. The Syrian Foreign Ministry wrote a letter to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and another to the UN Security Council seeking help from the UN to put an end to these attacks.

World News Jordan's king holds talks with Pak PM
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Khurram Dastgir Khan, Foreign Secretary and other senior officials assisted the President, during their meeting here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr. During the meeting, President Mamnoon emphasized that issues of Kashmir and Palestine should be resolved at the earliest for the sake of global peace and stability.

World News UP, Bihar LS bypolls on March 11
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The Araria seat fell vacant after the death of Rashtriya Janata Dal MP Mohammad Taslimuddin. Meanwhile, the Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath directed officials to amass 10,000 acres of industrial land in Gorakhpur district. The last date of filing nominations for all five bypolls is February 20, 2018 and the last date of withdrawal of candidature is February 23. Candidates can also file their notification papers from that date.

World News International Criminal Court opens probe on Duterte's drug war
Author: 0 International Criminal Court opens probe on Duterte's drug war

Roque further said that Duterte welcomed the preliminary examination as a chance to defend his drug war because he's " sick and tired " of being accused of crimes against humanity. A Philippines lawyer filed the ICC complaint against Duterte and at least 11 senior officials in April previous year, saying crimes against humanity were committed "repeatedly, unchangingly and continuously" and killing drug suspects and other criminals had become "best practice".