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Rescue 1122 teams shifted the injured policemen and civilians to nearby hospitals, where an emergency has been imposed. Washington on Thursday offered a $5 million bounty for the Pakistani Taliban militant leader, Mulllah Fazlullah, a day after a suspected USA drone strike on a training camp in a remote part of Afghanistan killed his son and more than 20 other militants preparing to launch suicide attacks in Pakistan.
  • Democrats turning on Hillary

    Democrats turning on Hillary

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    Hillary Clinton told an audience in India that the United States did not "deserve" Donald Trump's presidency and these are "perilous times". "Whatever your problem is, I'm going to solve it", said Clinton, describing her version of Trump's "MAGA" message.
  • Grab Expands Into Lending in Southeast Asia via New Venture

    Grab Expands Into Lending in Southeast Asia via New Venture

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    Tan made the announcement at Money 20/20 Asia, which kicked off today in Singapore. The companies will also look to leverage data technology from Grab's platform such as telematics, machine learning and predictive analytics to offer personalised insurance solutions to the specific needs of the different driver-partners.
  • Microsoft to Open Datacenters in Abu Dhabi and Dubai

    Microsoft to Open Datacenters in Abu Dhabi and Dubai

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    With each data center costing upwards of a billion dollars, this isn't a small investment and considering that the company's cloud services are driving the largest growth on the balance sheet, it's obvious why the company is bringing these new regions online.
  • With Mike Pompeo, Trump will have a hardcore climate denier at State

    With Mike Pompeo, Trump will have a hardcore climate denier at State

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    Meanwhile, Tillerson's aggressive budget cuts and an ill-conceived reorganization plan alienated potential allies in both the State Department and Congress. For all his faults, Tillerson knew that a war with a nuclear-armed state was a bad idea. "When the most devastating terrorist attacks on America in the last 20 years come overwhelmingly from people of a single faith and are performed in the name of that faith a special obligation falls on those that are the leaders of that faith", he ...
  • Syrian Kurdish YPG says Ankara unrealistic about Afrin capture

    Syrian Kurdish YPG says Ankara unrealistic about Afrin capture

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    In a brief statement, the Turkish military said that the new siege on Afrin had begun on Monday, adding that it had taken control of "critical areas" of the town without giving further details. Turkey launched operation "Olive Branch" in January to clear the YPG from the Afrin enclave. Pro-Turkish forces have seized several border areas and have nearly fully encircled the city of Afrin.
  • All Toys

    All Toys "R" Us shops to shut in Britain

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    Moorfields said that the remaining 75 stores will remain open and operate as per usual "until further notice". Simon Thomas, from Moorfield said: "We have made every effort to secure a buyer for all or part of the Company's business". Hundreds of Scots workers are facing redundancy after Toys R Us announced the closure of all of its United Kingdom stores. "If you are still waiting for your delivery today (14th March) then you need to log your order as missing".
  • Monterey County teacher accidentally fires gun in class, injuring students

    Monterey County teacher accidentally fires gun in class, injuring students

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    A 17-year-old student was injured by a bullet fragment or by debris that fell off the ceiling, Pridgen said . The teacher has since been placed on administration leave from the school and the Sand City Police Department. Daniel "PK" Diffenbaugh , superintendent of the Monterey Peninsula Unified School District, told the Weekly that the incident occurred during the administration of justice class, a career track course offered by the school.
  • Former S.Korean President Lee questioned

    Former S.Korean President Lee questioned

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    By law, one who is convicted of bribery amounting to 100 million won (about 94,000 USA dollars) is subject to a minimum of 10 years in prison. "I stand here today feeling wretched", Lee said. "This will boomerang" on Moon, he wrote on his Facebook account. Park was grilled by prosecutors in March past year and taken into custody later in the month.
  • 5th Circuit Upholds Sanctuary Cities Law

    5th Circuit Upholds Sanctuary Cities Law

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    The judges didn't uphold a provision punishing local officials from "adopting, enforcing or endorsing" policies that specifically prohibit or limit enforcement of immigration laws. In Texas, the fight over a "Sanctuary cities" bill has raged for more than a year, roiling the Republican-controlled Legislature and once provoking a near-fistfight between lawmakers in the state capitol.
  • Students to walk out to honor Parkland victims, call for gun control

    Students to walk out to honor Parkland victims, call for gun control

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    The walkout is considered both a memorial for school shooting victims and a protest for action on gun control. Although the group wanted students to shape protests on their own, it also offered them a list of demands for lawmakers, including a ban on assault weapons and mandatory background checks for all gun sales.
  • Evacuations lifted, but threat of more mudslides continue

    Evacuations lifted, but threat of more mudslides continue

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    As an abundance of caution, they put mandatory evacuations into effect twice since then, but just as quickly they are lifted when conditions allow. The warnings follow the disaster that struck Montecito in January, when a storm unleashed debris flows that destroyed or damaged hundreds of homes and killed almost two-dozen residents.