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  • US Aircraft Carrier to Visit Vietnam

    US Aircraft Carrier to Visit Vietnam

    China has been aggressive in asserting claims in the South China Sea area, and has built islands on reefs and militarized those facilities. In June 2012, then-Defense Secretary Leon Panetta visited the USNS Richard C. In addition to Vietnam, the USA is also tightening military cooperation with long-standing allies Australia, Japan and India. A US Navy band will play a concert in Danang during the Vinson's visit, and sailors from the carrier are to spend time at a treatment centre for people ...

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  • Q2 Weather: Falling snow stops, but blowing snow is still trouble

    Q2 Weather: Falling snow stops, but blowing snow is still trouble

    Low: 48. High: 75. Very windy, with a northwest wind 22 to 27 miles per hour increasing to 34 to 39 miles per hour in the afternoon. As we progress through Tuesday night the snow will become more widespread in the Lehigh Valley and the Poconos especially, with a rain/snow mix likely to take over on Tuesday night for the Philly region.

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  • Man kills himself near White House

    Man kills himself near White House

    The shooting sparked panic inside the building, with staff and journalists told to take shelter. President Trump and his wife Melania are not now at the White House, instead staying in Florida at the Mar-a-Lago resort. The incident affected pedestrian and vehicular traffic around the White House, the Secret Service said earlier on Twitter. None of those rounds appeared to have been aimed at the White House, the agency said.

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  • Trump, Merkel concerned over Putin's new weapons

    Trump, Merkel concerned over Putin's new weapons

    Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures as he gives his annual state of the nation address in Manezh in Moscow , Russia, Thursday, March 1, 2018. In the annual address on March 1, Putin also boasted of a new generation of "invincible" nuclear-capable Russian weapons, in remarks that came under criticism from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation as well as the United States, Germany, France, and other Western countries.

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  • Russian Federation refuses to resume gas supplies to Ukraine

    Russian Federation refuses to resume gas supplies to Ukraine

    The announcement followed the verdict of the Stockholm Arbitration Court which heard the dispute. "Earlier, the same tribunal agreed with Naftogaz's reasoning that the fall in gas demand and Naftogaz's failure to fulfil its gas offtake commitments had been caused by a sharp decline in the Ukrainian economy.

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  • California Democratic Party Say No To Sen. Feinstein

    California Democratic Party Say No To Sen. Feinstein

    De Leon got 54 percent of the vote, compared to 37 percent for the more moderate Feinstein, according to results released Sunday. She holds a lead over de León of almost 30 percentage points - 46 percent to 17 percent ― in a recent poll conducted by the Public Policy Institute of California.

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  • Iraq sentences 16 women to death because they married Islamic State terrorists

    Iraq sentences 16 women to death because they married Islamic State terrorists

    The women's verdicts are subject to appeal. Several women who surrendered to Iraqi forces alongside defeated ISIS fighters have already been sentenced to death or life in prison, according to Human Rights Watch . Many foreign women came - or were brought - from overseas to join the militants. Under Iraq's anti-terror laws, anyone found guilty of joining Isis, including non-combatants, can be given the death penalty.

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  • China may scrap presidential term limit

    China may scrap presidential term limit

    Experts predicted last October that Xi may seek to stay on as leader after he failed to unveil an obvious successor at a major party congress, appearing to break with an unwritten rule of two five-year terms as head of the party. This development is on expected lines, Professor Alka Acharya of JNU said explaining that the move would be passed down to the lowest level of Communist Party units in China so that the party and the state structure is prepared to carry out this change.

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  • Work begins on Afghanistan section of TAPI gas pipeline to Pakistan, India

    Work begins on Afghanistan section of TAPI gas pipeline to Pakistan, India

    Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs, MJ Akbar, has compared metaphorically Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project to "a dove in a storm", saying, "we must protect it with all our will and capacity". President Ghani pointed out that Afghan government's policy is a policy of "connectivity" and South Asia is being connected with Central Asia through Afghanistan.

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  • NY joins three other states to create gun-tracking database

    NY joins three other states to create gun-tracking database

    We're all going to pass stronger gun laws in our states. "This is a federal government that has gone backwards on this issue", said Gov. Cuomo. The multi-state database to supplement the federal National Instant Criminal Background Check System "will share information about individuals who are prohibited from purchasing or possessing a firearm within each state", says the press release.

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  • Russian opposition leader detained briefly in connection to organizing unsanctioned rally

    Russian opposition leader detained briefly in connection to organizing unsanctioned rally

    He said he was being taken "somewhere" but did not know where. The charge, which will be heard by a court at an undisclosed date, could result in a jail sentence of up to 30 days. Navalny's campaign chief, Leonid Volkov, was also detained Thursday at Sheremetyevo International Airport. "We want to tear Putin down from his pedestal", Vladimir Milov, an economic adviser and one of Navalny's allies, said in an interview.

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  • 'Dozens' of Russians hurt in Syria attack, says ministry

    'Dozens' of Russians hurt in Syria attack, says ministry

    The CBS TV Channel claimed in early February that Russians were among the Syrian pro-government forces, which allegedly attacked the headquarters of the Washington-backed Syrian Democratic Forces near the village of Khusham in the province of Deir ez-Zor on February 7.

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  • Which diet is better? Low-carb or low-fat?

    Which diet is better? Low-carb or low-fat?

    A team from Stanford University School of Medicine set out to discover which is better - low-fat or low-carb - and discovered that, actually, neither is. Some people swear by low-carb diets while others think the only way to shed the pounds is by cutting down on fat. Before the study started, the volunteers ate an average of 87 grams of fat and 247 grams of carbs a day.

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  • Theresa May 'too weak' against hard Brexiters, say Labour

    Theresa May 'too weak' against hard Brexiters, say Labour

    Jacob Rees-Mogg is the shop steward of the European Research Group, the ERG, that wrote to the prime minister this week laying out a series of demands for no compromise on Brexit. 'The UK should negotiate as an equal partner . Labour said the letter exposed "deep divisions" within the party. "ERG clearly think they have the prime minister as their hostage", said MP Nicky Morgan , an advocate for a soft Brexit.

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  • Macron condemns Ghouta violence and urges immediate Syrian truce

    Macron condemns Ghouta violence and urges immediate Syrian truce

    On Tuesday, Syrian pro-government forces entered the Kurdish enclave of Afrin, just south of the Turkish border. Residents of Syria's eastern Ghouta district say they are waiting for their "turn to die" amid one of the most intense bombardments of the war by pro-government forces on the besieged rebel-held enclave near Damascus .

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  • Mueller Unveils New Charges in Russia Probe

    Mueller Unveils New Charges in Russia Probe

    US Special Counsel Robert Mueller [official website] on Friday indicted [indictment, PDF] Attorney Alex van der Zwaan for false statements made during the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election.

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  • Donald Trump denies forcibly kissing woman in 2006

    Donald Trump denies forcibly kissing woman in 2006

    That changed with two late morning tweets. At issue, an allegation by Rachel Crooks , 35, who was a secretary for a company that had an office in Trump's Manhattan building. It's like a magnet. I just want people to listen. Or the email she sent a few days after that to another relative: "Ah yes, the Donald kiss...very creepy man, let me tell you!" "You can do anything".

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  • Clarence Thomas, in Dissent, Asserts Gun Rights Aren't 'Favored' at High Court

    Clarence Thomas, in Dissent, Asserts Gun Rights Aren't 'Favored' at High Court

    The Supreme Court left the ruling intact Tuesday over the objections of Thomas, who said the state had presented no evidence that a 10-day wait promotes public safety when applied to people who already own guns. "The waiting period provides time not only for background checks, but for the purchaser to reflect on what he or she is doing, and, perhaps, for second thoughts that might prevent gun violence", Judge Mary Schroeder said in the 3-0 ruling.

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  • Freezing rain and freezing drizzle possible Monday night into Tuesday

    Freezing rain and freezing drizzle possible Monday night into Tuesday

    Overnight, there's a slight chance of drizzle after 4 a.m., patchy fog after 5 a.m., otherwise partly cloudy skies, a low around 32 and south winds at 10 to 15 miles per hour decreasing to 5 to 10 miles per hour after midnight. They will be brisk from 10 to 20 miles per hour. North, northeast wind 8 to 11 miles per hour. Expect temperatures to fall to around 30 by sunrise Wednesday morning.

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  • Freezing rain likely until noon; tree damage possible; traffic accidents reported

    Freezing rain likely until noon; tree damage possible; traffic accidents reported

    The ice will result in hard travel conditions, including during the morning commute on Monday. The next round of winter winter weather enters northeast Wisconsin this afternoon and continues into Tuesday . Heavy rain to the south caused flooded streets in Janesville, with the area of Ruger Avenue and Wright Road experiencing so much flooding that police advised residents not to use those streets.

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