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  • Head-On Collision Kills 2 Amtrak Workers, Over 100 Others Injured

    Head-On Collision Kills 2 Amtrak Workers, Over 100 Others Injured

    An Amtrak train carrying 147 people collided with a parked CSX goods train in SC, killing two Amtrak employees and injuring scores of people. The collision occurred in Cayce around 2:45 a.m. Amtrak CEO Richard Anderson acknowledged the safety concerns Sunday and said he hoped to instill a culture similar to that of airlines: "Amtrak is fully committed and values safety as its highest priority".

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  • Russia to request lifting Olympic bans after CAS decision: minister

    Russia to request lifting Olympic bans after CAS decision: minister

    The suspension came amid far-reaching allegations of doping among the country's top athletes, including at the 2014 Winter Games which Russian Federation hosted in Sochi. Those reinstated at the Sochi Olympics include skeleton gold-medalist Aleksander Tretyakov and cross-country-skiing gold-medalist Aleksander Legkov.

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  • USA has no evidence of Syrian use of sarin gas, Mattis says

    USA has no evidence of Syrian use of sarin gas, Mattis says

    The U.S.is in the midst of investigating what was launched, Mattis said. And they're holding Moscow responsible. Russian Federation has denied any complicity and the Syrian government has said it has not carried out any of the attacks. The heavily populated civilian town of Douma was hit in a suspected chlorine gas attack leaving over 21 casualties suffering from burns and breathing difficulties, including children.

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  • Barack Obama Isn't A Big Fan of His New Bedroom

    Barack Obama Isn't A Big Fan of His New Bedroom

    Michelle got invited to The Ellen Show , and she discussed how life is since she and her family left the White House after Barack Obama finished his presidential term. Michelle Obama made a rare post-White House appearance Thursday to celebrate Ellen DeGeneres' birthday. By wearing some relatively smaller labels on a global stage, she was able to amplify designers' profiles to an worldwide level, fostering subsequent success and notoriety for emerging designers that would outlast her ...

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  • Results of Syrian National Dialogue Congress in Sochi

    Results of Syrian National Dialogue Congress in Sochi

    The de-escalation zones were agreed by Turkey , which backs groups opposed to Syria's Bashar Al-Assad regime, and Russian Federation and Iran , who support the regime. Regime backer Russian Federation hosted the so-called Syria congress in Sochi Tuesday in which participants agreed on creating a commission to rewrite the war-torn country's constitution.

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  • Kashmir: Death toll in Shopian rises to 3

    Kashmir: Death toll in Shopian rises to 3

    The FIR against the Army was lodged after two boys were killed in Army firing and few others, including Ganai, were injured when the Army opened fire on the stone pelters who attacked a convoy. Singh claimed "the Army men fired in self-defence when a mob attacked them". He was taken to the Sher-I-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences in Srinagar soon after the firing on January 27, with a bullet injury in the head, the Hindustan Times reported.

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  • US Puts Hamas Chief Haniyeh On Terror Blacklist

    US Puts Hamas Chief Haniyeh On Terror Blacklist

    In 2015, the Obama administration named two other Hamas figures, Yahya Sinwar and Muhammed Deif, as SDGTs. Hamas spokesman in Gaza Hazem Qasem said that listing Ismail Haneya on the list of terrorists is 'a failed attempt to keep pressure on the Palestinian armed resistance, Xinhua reported.

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  • SpaceX Falcon Heavy success could kill Space Launch System

    SpaceX Falcon Heavy success could kill Space Launch System

    Assuming Falcon Heavy's launch isn't delayed by technical issues, bad weather, or errant boats (debris could rain over the Atlantic Ocean if the rocket blows up), lift-off should occur at 1:30 p.m. The static fire was extended to probably ensure that the rocket can safely and precisely ignite all of the 27 engines. The 230 feet tall Falcon Heavy rocket has a strengthened central core Falcon 9 rocket along with another two Falcon 9 first stages as strap-on boosters.

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  • Andrew McCabe resigns as Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy director

    Andrew McCabe resigns as Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy director

    McCabe has received blistering criticism from Donald Trump , but White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the president had no part in McCabe's abrupt departure. Comey was overseeing the bureau's investigation into alleged Russian interference in that year's presidential election and possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow.

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  • Draymond Green Offers Support For Michigan State Victims

    Draymond Green Offers Support For Michigan State Victims

    Izzo said he did not have a chance to fully digest the report on a game day and declined to answer questions about specifics within it. "I can't promise that everybody is going to be satisfied with our report and what we find but I can promise you we are going to work extremely hard at our task and you'll get our best effort", said Forsyth.

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  • Ikea's 'revolutionary' founder Ingvar Kamprad dies aged 91

    Ikea's 'revolutionary' founder Ingvar Kamprad dies aged 91

    Kamprad did not have an operational role at Ikea since 1988, but continued to contribute as senior advisor, "sharing his knowledge and energy with ... "If you look at me now, I don't think I'm wearing anything that wasn't bought at a flea market", he said. Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom tweeted her condolences, saying that Mr Kamprad had "put Sweden on the world map".

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  • North Korea slams United States sanctions as wild violation of int'l law

    North Korea slams United States sanctions as wild violation of int'l law

    Song also said that he and his American counterpart would exchange opinions on South Korean President Moon Jae-in's recent statement that the inter-Korea dialogue is ultimately meant to draw the North into talks with the United States. U.N. Security Council Resolution 2397 caps North Korea's imports of refined petroleum at 500,000 barrels a year. China has always been the North's chief economic partner and political ally but North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's refusal to rein in his ...

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  • Myanmar terminates Bill Richardson's participation in advisory board on Rakhine state

    Myanmar terminates Bill Richardson's participation in advisory board on Rakhine state

    Richardson however the board he was on of dragging its feet, of becoming a "cheerleading squad for government policy as opposed to proposing genuine policy changes that are desperately needed". Richardson also did not feel Surakiart was committed to addressing the root causes of the conflict in Rakhine. The ARSA extremist terrorists launched attacks on police outposts in Rakhine on August 25 previous year, displacing residents from a number of areas in Maungtaw district.

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  • Stabbed NSW detective on the mend

    Stabbed NSW detective on the mend

    Witnesses at the scene reported hearing as many as four gunshots. The ABC understands the incident was not linked to Australia Day celebrations or protests and witnesses have been encouraged to contact police. "I saw a man on a stretcher getting carried out of the pub and another man come out of the pub in handcuffs". A witness Richard Block told Seven News: "I was in the beer garden, having a few beers for Australia Day, and next thing you know I hear all these gunshots".

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  • Activists react to potential changes for dreamers

    Activists react to potential changes for dreamers

    Another official also said that despite suggestions from Senate Democrats, the White House's framework is "galaxies apart" from what Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer proposed to the President over the weekend. And the outcry from both sides doesn't bode well for the prospect of Congress reaching a deal to address DACA before it expires March 5 - the arbitrary deadline Trump put on the program previous year.

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  • Rare super blue blood moon appearing Wednesday

    Rare super blue blood moon appearing Wednesday

    A rather rare celestial event is coming at the end of this month. The next super blue blood moon won't happen again until January 31, 2048. The January 31 full moon is going to be about 14 per cent brighter than usual and will pass through the shadow of the earth.

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  • Train derails in Italy, killing at least 3

    Train derails in Italy, killing at least 3

    It happened just before 07:00 (06:00 GMT). Cause of the crash is still being investigated. Trenord, the railway company operating the commuter trains, has halted services between Milan and Treviglio. Italian media quoted witnesses as saying the train began to shake heavily as if it was travelling over rocks. The Milan prosecutor's office has opened an official investigation into the incident.

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  • Swiss mummy is UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson's 'great-grandmummy'

    Swiss mummy is UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson's 'great-grandmummy'

    She was buried right in front of the altar, clearly well fed and was wearing good quality clothes, indicating she was just as wealthy as her distant grandson was destined to be. Now the scientists and the historians were sure: the mummy was none other than Anna Catharina Bischoff . Born in Basel in 1719, she spent most of her life in the French city of Strasbourg.

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  • Cape town Water Crisis : Water water everywhere, but no water to drink?

    Cape town Water Crisis : Water water everywhere, but no water to drink?

    It had been 22 April, but it has been brought forward as water levels at dams in the region continue to drop week after week, with the overall amount of usable water now falling to 17.2%. California public health officials estimate that regardless of years of trying to reduce water use, state residents still consume an average of 88 gallons a day.

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