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He also spent a season with the Canadian national team before joining Mario Lemieux and the Pittsburgh Penguins in time for their back-to-back Stanley Cup championships in 1990-91 and 1991-92. While the final doesn't start until Sunday morning US time , it's important for viewers to understand what's at stake in this year's event. Canada is gunning for its fifth straight gold .
  • Maldives Parliament extends emergency for 30 days

    Maldives Parliament extends emergency for 30 days

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    President Yameen promptly declared a state of emergency. A political crisis in the Maldives, a nation of tiny islands in the Indian Ocean, might seem inconsequential. The Maldivian capital remained tense for the last two weeks as opposition leaders across were being rounded up and placed under detention as Yameen, who has been refusing to obey SC's orders directing him to release nine prominent leaders from prison, gave sweeping powers to the security forces.
  • #MeToo lawmaker 'had sex with colleagues to get information'

    #MeToo lawmaker 'had sex with colleagues to get information'

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    Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia has been accused of yet another incident of misconduct, this time involving a game of spin the bottle. David John Kernick says he was written up for insubordination the day after he called the suggestion inappropriate and was sacked two days later, Sacramento Bee reports.
  • President to visit OFW's wake in Iloilo

    President to visit OFW's wake in Iloilo

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    Jessica Demafelis, the sister of Joanna Demafelis who was found dead in a freezer in Kuwait, cries as the wooden casket of her remains arrives at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in suburban Pasay city, southeast of Manila, Philippines on Friday, Feb.
  • Germany's Merkel taps new CDU secretary-general as potential successor

    Germany's Merkel taps new CDU secretary-general as potential successor

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    The decision to entrust Kramp-Karrenbauer, also known by her acronym AKK, with bolstering the CDU after it lost ground in an election past year, is significant as some party members are starting to look ahead to a post-Merkel era. A staunch Catholic, AKK could also appeal to the more conservative wing of the CDU, which has accused Merkel of undermining the party's traditional values.
  • Indian mob storms police station, kills alleged child rapist

    Indian mob storms police station, kills alleged child rapist

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    The two were allegedly involved in the rape and murder of a 12-year-old girl from Namgo Village under Wakro circle in Arunachal Pradesh. According to the police, the duo Sanjay Sobor, 30, and Jagdish Lohar, 25, were dragged out of police custody by the mob and beaten to death on the streets and their bodies were dumped in the market area.
  • Flood warning advised for Red Cedar River, EL area

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    The National Weather Service in Chicago issued a Flood Watch until 6 a.m. Wednesday and a Flood Warning until 10:45 a.m. Tuesday. Motorists should be on the lookout for flooded streets during heavy rains. An inch or more of rain could fall through Thursday, with some areas of Northern New York getting up to 2 inches. Forecasters say flooding is most likely on the Black River at Watertown.
  • Who is Alex Van Der Zwaan, Special Counsel Robert Mueller's New Defendant?

    Who is Alex Van Der Zwaan, Special Counsel Robert Mueller's New Defendant?

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    It is unclear exactly how Mr Van Der Zwaan fits into Mr Mueller's wider investigation, which is looking into how Russian Federation interfered in the United States election of 2016. Van der Zwaan did not have a lawyer listed on the public court docket. Michael Flynn, who was briefly Mr Trump's National Security Advisor at the start of his presidency, admitted to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about contacts he had with the Russian government during the presidential transition.
  • Syrian airstrikes on Ghouta kill at least 35 in 24 hours

    Syrian airstrikes on Ghouta kill at least 35 in 24 hours

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    They say they have used the presence of a few hundred fighters from al Qaeda's former Syria branch as a pretext to attack the enclave. At least 98 civilians , including 20 children, were killed in air strikes and rocket fire on Monday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
  • Woman arrested for leaving abusive note for ambulance

    Woman arrested for leaving abusive note for ambulance

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    A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: "As a Trust we welcome Staffordshire Police's swift response to this incident and the arrest of the woman". "My son came over once and she complained about his auto being parked outside of my house, so now whenever we have guests I make them park down the road".