• Drunken Russian man commandeers armored vehicle, crashes it

    Drunken Russian man commandeers armored vehicle, crashes it

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    Witnesses describe the man as being drunk, to no one's surprise. Apatity is a small town in northern Russian Federation near the Arctic Circle. The man had stolen the vehicle from a nearby base of a state paramilitary organization, the Volunteer Society for Cooperation with the Army, Aviation and Navy, FlashNord reported .
  • Magnitude 4.7 natural disaster hits western Iran

    Magnitude 4.7 natural disaster hits western Iran

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    Earthquakes that register as 5 are considered moderate. All the earthquakes struck at a depth of 10km, according to the USGS. No casualty or damage has been reported by far. Iran is one of the most seismically active countries in the world, being crossed by several major fault lines that cover at least 90% of the country.
  • Manila to impose gun ban for 2018 Black Nazarene feast

    Manila to impose gun ban for 2018 Black Nazarene feast

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    Around 380,000 people were in the Manila procession, according to estimates by the police. Over 600 devotees, including some members of the Philippine National Police (PNP) joined the first procession of the Black Nazarene organized by the Police Regional Office (PRO) 1 on Tuesday afternoon here.
  • Steve Kerr questions media coverage of LaVar Ball

    Steve Kerr questions media coverage of LaVar Ball

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    I suppose you could make the argument that this is all entertainment, and if the public wants to enjoy the train wreck, the sports media should indulge it. "We're going through that now and went through that past year". "I was thinking about ESPN and they laid off, I don't know 100 people?", Kerr said earlier this week, via SB Nation .
  • Sushma Swaraj discusses ways to strengthen ties with Indonesian leaders

    Sushma Swaraj discusses ways to strengthen ties with Indonesian leaders

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    The Congress MP Shashi Tharoor later questioned why India must make the effort to make Hindi as one of the languages in the United Nations as it is only India's official language and not the national language. We are working on it, we are making attempts to get support of countries like Fiji, Mauritius, Surinam. where people of Indian origin are there. "So for us to be spending government resources in seeking to promote Hindi in this manner raises an important question", he said.
  • 'Talks on terror can definitely go ahead'

    'Talks on terror can definitely go ahead'

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    He also appeared to borrow a leaf out of Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu's book with a play of words, saying: "We have said that "terror and talks" cannot go together but "talks on terror" can definitely go ahead". but we don't announce these meeting". National security advisors of India and Pakistan held a "secret" meeting in Thailand, a senior Pakistani official said on January 1.
  • Lalu aides in jail to 'serve' him? RJD denies charge

    Lalu aides in jail to 'serve' him? RJD denies charge

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    The special CBI judge Shiv Pal Singh had convicted Lalu along with 15 others on 23rd December and sentenced him to jail term along with Rs. 10 lacs fine on 6th January. However, the latest revelations have drawn criticism from rival JD (U). A special CBI court here will pronounce its judgement in the third of five fodder scam cases against RJD chief Lalu Prasad, who has been convicted in two of them, on January 24.
  • Turkey summons United States charges d'affaires

    Turkey summons United States charges d'affaires

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    In 2017, to prevent Turkish-backed forces from overtaking Manbij, the U.S. deployed its Special Forces in town, while a small Russian Special Operations team appeared in Afrin, apparently for the same reason-to keep the Turks at bay. "It looks like the Idlib de-escalation is falling apart", Stein observed. The recent military escalation in western Syria has included an unprecedented attack by a squadron of drones on Russian military bases and has cast a shadow over Moscow's efforts to ...
  • GOP Could Lose 38 Seats and House Majority — WashPost Forecaster

    GOP Could Lose 38 Seats and House Majority — WashPost Forecaster

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    Democrats need 24 seats nationwide to take Congress and restore the Speaker's gavel to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). In 2016, Clinton became the first Democrat to win there since Franklin Roosevelt in 1936. Most face term limits. "Secretary Clinton won this district by a huge margin in 2016, and the cohort of strong Democratic challengers, unprecedented grassroots activism, and historic investment by the DCCC in Southern California means we are in a strong position to ...
  • Tres Tinkle scores 18, but Oregon State falls at Arizona

    Tres Tinkle scores 18, but Oregon State falls at Arizona

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    He's second in the Pac-12 with 5.3 assists per game and was named the conference player of the week after averaging 17.5 points and 7.5 assists to lead Colorado to the upsets over the Arizona schools. Wooten had only 4 points and a rebound in 11 minutes of action, picking up 3 first-half fouls and then sitting for good after getting his fourth with 13:03 left in the game.