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Patrick Brown's PC leadership bid could lead to 'political fratricide,' experts say

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Brown, who has since mounted a campaign to clear his name , announced on Friday that he planned to run for his old job - just hours after he was booted out of the Tory caucus. "We can't fight amongst ourselves", he said on Sunday. Angely Pacis, the PC candidate for Mississauga Centre who joined Brown onstage, said she doesn't believe the allegations of misconduct will deter voters from supporting the party. Read More »

Canadian PM meets Bollywood celebs, appreciates Shah Rukh Khan

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Canadian PM Justin Trudeau along with his family visited Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple in Gandhinagar on Monday. Earlier this month, the CM had said that while he had no problem meeting Trudeau, however, there were some ministers in his cabinet he would not meet because they "have negative views regarding Punjab". Read More »

BJP opens new headquarters

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The SC had ordered all political parties to move out from the Lutyen's Bungalow Zone. It was constructed in a record time of one-and-half years. Most senior leaders of the BJP, including sidelined veteran L.K. Addressing the gathering on the occasion, Modi said: "Ours was a journey that began with greats such as Dr Shyama Prasad Mookerjee and Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya". Read More »

'IDF will bring Hamas terrorists to justice for bomb attack'

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The incident was the most serious incident in terms of injuries since the end of Operation Protective Edge in 2014. -Gen. Ronen Manelis said. "They can only recruit terrorists and suicide bombers via poverty and despair so Hamas is doing all it can to maintain poverty and despair". Read More »

Indian state of Maharashtra to build operational hyperloop track

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The company also has an agreement with Maharashtra to build a system between Mumbai and Pune , which would reduce travel time between the two cities to just 25 minutes from the three hours at present. Experts say the proposed hyperloop system , though aspirational, could upon completion ease the load on overburdened road and rail networks in India. Read More »

Russia Admits to 'Dozens' of Casualties in Syria Clashes

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The Russian Foreign Ministry admitted today that "dozens" of Russian nationals had died in the American airstrike in Syria as a Russian mercenary-led force attacked American-backed positions near an oilfield near Deir Ezzor. "We'll work with obviously anyone who can answer that question". The Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement earlier this month that a pro-Syrian government militia unit conducted a reconnaissance and search operation on February 7 in the vicinity of an oil ... Read More »

Syria: Over 90 people killed outside Damascus

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Lost and wounded children also cried for their parents, others sat silently, rivulets of blood running down their faces whitened by dust from the strikes, as they received treatment. Fighting has once again surged in the Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta, where the Syrian Army has been trying to displace rebel factions with heavy shelling and airstrikes. Read More »

Trump blames Obama - again - for not doing enough about Russian meddling

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A senior Obama administration official has been quoted as saying the administration "choked" when dealing with Russian Federation. "Obama was President up to, and beyond, the 2016 Election". The 44th president, however, personally warned Russian President Vladimir Putin against messing with the election, imposed sanctions on Russian individuals and entities, kicked out 35 Russian diplomats and closed two of the Kremlin's compounds in the United States. Read More »

Thumb Theft in Philly Becomes International Incident

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There, he broke off the digit from the statue's left hand and placed it in his pocket. The incident occurred on December 21 but museum staff didn't notice the missing thumb until January 8. Surveillance video and credit-card information established that Rohana had attended the party with five friends from DE, authorities said. Replicas of Xian Warriors are on display at the " Terracotta Army " exhibition in Villa's Cultural Center Fernan Gomez on November 13, 2013 in Madrid, Spain. Read More »

Trump Endorses Romney For US Senate, But Does It Signal Détente?

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He also suggested that Trump was a racist who would ensure a Hillary Clinton victory. Further, reports late last year indicated that Trump was pressing the 83-year-old Hatch to seek an eighth term to shut out Romney. "Don't.just Don't. I don't think he wants your endorsement as it's proven to be the kiss of death", yet another tweet added. " Utah welcomes legal immigrants from around the world - Washington sends immigrants a message of exclusion", Romney said in a video Friday ... Read More »

Schools on lockdown after student shot himself in Ohio

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Schools were on lockdown in the Jackson Township, Ohio , after a seventh-grade student reportedly shot himself in the boy's bathroom on Tuesday morning. 'Students will be released to their parents in the near future'. Parents were reunited with their children outside of schools a short time later. Read More »

Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions dominate Ohio State in season-defining win

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The Nittany Lions dominated the Buckeyes for most of the game, leading by as many as 30 points. The Buckeyes have won their last four games, taking out Iowa on Saturday in their last outing. "Let's just be the best team we can be going into this Ohio State game". Coming into Thursday night's game, he was averaging 19.9 points and 9.0 rebounds per game. Read More »

US Strikes Allegedly Killed 'Scores' of Russian Fighters in Syria

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Russian Federation officially withdrew regular forces from Syria in December after two years of fighting in support of President Bashar al-Assad, but hundreds of private military contractors and mercenaries remained. Much about the fighting and the associated casualties has been obscured in the fog of war. The T-72 tank was reportedly preparing to fire at a position held by American forces and US-backed Syrian rebels , in Al Tabiyeh, Syria , on Saturday. Read More »

Russia probe panel grills ex White House adviser, Steve Bannon

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But it was unclear whether his answers to the panel's questions about Russian election meddling would satisfy lawmakers. He wouldn't discuss his time on Trump's transition team or as a White House adviser. Schiff - who is a lawyer and former prosecutor - said "the breadth" of Bannon's executive privilege claim "is breathtaking and insupportable, and indeed at times it was laughable". Read More »

Woman in India 'marries' twice posing as man to get dowry

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The first wife told police Ms Sen gained more than $16,000 in dowry money from her family, but continued to beat her and ask for more. Sen scouted for potential wives through Facebook and even succeeded in duping two gregarious women. Sen was originally charged with dowry harassment but police said they modified the complaint as none of the two unions qualified as marriage. Krishna then went on to marry another girl from Kaladhungi. Read More »

Aussie deputy premier hits back at boss over affair criticism

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Last week, Turnbull talked down the prospect of Australia following the US House of Representatives' lead by banning lawmakers from having sex with staff, saying legislators were entitled to private lives. And there are questions about Joyce's acceptance, rent-free, of a townhouse belonging to a wealthy friend, Greg Maguire, and whether Joyce broke ministerial rules forbidding asking for gifts. Read More »

Assault on pregnant woman: CPM leader arrested

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Josni was four-and-a-half months pregnant when she was attacked and had to undergo abortion. According to the police, six people have been arrested for assaulting this woman who has been identified as Josna Sibi, 28. My husband rushed me to a hospital where the doctors informed us that there was blood clot in my placenta, following which they had to conduct an operation on February 2. Read More »

Savannah's Mashama Bailey semifinalist for prestigious James Beard Best Chef: Southeast award

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The Freret Street lounge Cure gets its third consecutive nomination for this national award. San Antonio chefs and restaurants have been nominated for James Beard Awards multiple times but none has ever won . Nominated for the Outstanding Restaurant category. Eligible restaurants must have been in operation 10 or more consecutive years. As well as Manny Augello , Bread & Circus Provisions in Lafayette. Read More »

President Trump wants to fix America's crumbling infrastructure

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The 18.4-cent-a-gallon tax on gasoline has not been hiked since 1993. Officials have been mulling an increase in the federal gasoline tax for months as a means to pay for the infrastructure package. But the word "generate" is not the same as "spend", as the Trump administration's plan proposes to allocate just a fraction of that ambitious goal, $200 billion over 10 years, with most of the rest of the funding burden shifted onto states and local governments. Read More »

Tutu quits as Oxfam ambassador over aid agency's sex scandal

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The former Haiti country director at the heart of the scandal denied on Thursday that he had paid for sex with prostitutes or abused minors. Oxfam are now looking at whether any issues about his conduct were raised in the African country and say it highlights the need for a "sector-wide approach to the vetting and recruitment". Read More »

Gates turns attention toward poverty, growing inequity in US

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The Gateses also address the impact of President Donald Trump and his policies, a topic about which both have been largely circumspect. And on their motivations for giving away their vast sums of cash to charitable causes, the pair said it was a "basic responsibility of anyone with a lot of money". Read More »

Snow This Weekend? It's Possible

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Sunday , the high will be near 58 with sunny skies, the weather service said. Then we're on the WEATHER WATCH for Saturday night into early Sunday . Tonight will be blustery - northwest wind gusts as high as 30 miles per hour - with a low around 10. On Saturday the high could be in the upper 50s and any precipitation is expected to fall as rain. Read More »

Salman Khan in Welcome To New York, Confirms Sonakshi Sinha

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So we can imagine what will happen when they will see them together in one frame yet again in Zero. "The romantic, melodious song has been filmed beautifully", Sonakshi said in a statement. The two of them have such a great on-screen chemistry that the song was recorded in a matter of hours. "Later, I changed and went back on the red carpet in a different outfit and that flummoxed them even further". Read More »

Bowman pilots Dale Jr.'s former auto to Daytona 500 pole

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Patrick is the only woman to lead laps in the Daytona 500, win the pole for the Daytona 500, win an IndyCar race, and is also the highest-finishing woman in the Indy 500. This really come down to the crew, everybody works so hard". Although qualifying utilizes the same three-round knockout format found at other tracks, unless a driver qualifies on the front row, their starting position is not guaranteed. Read More »

$88.2 billion needed to rebuild Iraq

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About $22 billion will be required in the near future and another $66 billion later, the director-general of the country's Planning Ministry, Qusay Abdulfattah, told the conference, without indicating a time frame. call for it to expand its small training mission in Iraq to support reconstruction. French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, whose country is a key member of the anti-IS coalition, visited Iraq on Monday ahead of attending the conference. Read More »

Ex-beauty queen with rare condition wakes up with British accent

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When she woke up, she was British - but not in terms of her nationality or even her location. I try to explain that I am American and they say, 'Why, because you got your green card?' thinking I'm foreign, but have married a USA citizen. In Myers' case, she woke up sounding like she spoke British English, as opposed to the American English she has spoken all her life . The injury distorted the rhythm and melody of her speech, suggesting a foreign accent to those who heard her speak. Read More »

Minnie Driver quits Oxfam role over charity sex scandal

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Scotland's worldwide development minister, Alasdair Allan, has held crisis talks with Oxfam seeking assurances that projects involving the Scottish Government are not caught up in the charity's prostitution scandal. Britain's charity watchdog has opened an inquiry into how Oxfam handled the allegations of sexual abuse in Haiti in 2011. He denied the allegations but agreed to stand down, it added. Read More »

United States stance on Kurds unwise: Russian Federation

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USA forces killed scores of Russian mercenaries in Syria last week in what may be the deadliest clash between citizens of the former foes since the Cold War, according to one US official and three Russians familiar with the matter. "It is notable that the posts about their deaths emerged rather quickly - relatives and colleagues often learn of Russian mercenaries' deaths weeks or even months after the fact", the group said in a Facebook post. Read More »

'No doubt' Russian Federation will target 2018 U.S. elections: intelligence chief

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Russian Federation is likely to increase its attempts to influence the American electoral process after it worked to influence the 2016 presidential election, US intelligence agencies said Tuesday. They stridently deny the Trump campaign might have conspired with the Russian attack - and have gone on offense against their own Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department in charging them with bias and abuse of power. Read More »

Russian jet crashes while 71 onboard

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Emergency services said in a statement that over 150 rescue workers were deployed to the site. It was first operated by Rossiya Airlines, including on global routes, and then was leased to Saratov Airlines. Plane crashes are common in Russian Federation, where aging aircrafts are often approved for flight. It was put into storage from 2015 to 2017 because of the parts shortage. Read More »