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A few hours into the flight, the plane stopped sending communications, and the little information there is suggests the plane turned west and started flying south. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Searchers combed the southern reaches of the Indian Ocean How is the new search operation different? The Australian Transport Safety Bureau's final report on the search conceded that authorities were no closer to knowing the reasons for the plane's disappearance, or its exact location.
  • 100-Year-Old Vikings Fan Gets Personal Team Invite To Attend Playoffs

    100-Year-Old Vikings Fan Gets Personal Team Invite To Attend Playoffs

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    Ashley Wall, who will attend the game with her grandmother, said Millie Wall had attended a few Vikings games at the old Metropolitan Stadium. When Millie's jaw dropped, family members cheered in the background - more than 30 of them. Bank Stadium as the team has not won a postseason game on the road in the divisional round since they defeated the San Francisco 49ers in 1988 . The BBB says the only authorized outlets for Vikings tickets are the Vikings Ticket Office , Ticketmaster and ...
  • Ribeiro files PIL in Mumbai fire case

    Ribeiro files PIL in Mumbai fire case

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    Police have recovered a vehicle from his possession, which was used by his close friend who is one of the accused associated with "1 Above". The PIL has been filed after the fire incident of Kamala mill compound on December 29 previous year in which 14 people had died and 31injured.
  • China air base on Kagitingan Reef a security threat, says Palace

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    The Philippines will lodge a diplomatic protest with China after Manila questioned if Beijing had reneged on a pledge not to militarise a disputed South China Sea reef. adviser on Asia policy. "[That's] certainly not okay because, of course, it constitutes a further threat to peace and security in the area", Roque said.
  • Jailed don Mukhtar Ansari, wife suffer cardiac arrest

    Jailed don Mukhtar Ansari, wife suffer cardiac arrest

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    Mukhtar is reported to have other medical conditions like diabetes, hypertension as well. His wife, who is in shock, was also rushed to the hospital. Both were put in an ambulance and taken to hospital. Principal Secretary (Home), Arvind Kumar after speaking to local officers in Banda, summoned a detail report. He has been in jail since 2015. He was brought to Banda district jail about eight months ago.
  • Australia has a near-record warm year

    Australia has a near-record warm year

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    Globally it is likely 2017 will be the second- or third-warmest year on record since 1850, the Australian Bureau of Meteorology said. The previous record for weather-related costs was in 2005 when subsequent Hurricanes, such as Katrina, hit the USA and caused $214bn of damages.
  • Zuma surprises SA, announces state capture commission

    Zuma surprises SA, announces state capture commission

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    In the wake of reports that some members of the ANC are calling on the party's newly elected national executive committee (NEC) to recall President Jacob Zuma from office ahead of its first meeting on Wednesday in East London, the Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) on Monday came out guns blazing in Zuma's defence.
  • Harassed over inter-faith friendship, girl kills self

    Harassed over inter-faith friendship, girl kills self

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    A 20-year-old girl committed suicide on Saturday, January 6, in Chikmagalur, Karnataka, after Hindu activists belonging to Bajrang Dal and Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) allegedly forced into her house and threatened her in front of her parents over a WhatsApp text.
  • Meet the figure skaters who headline North Korea's Olympic team

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    But North Korea's next move is on hold while it engages in talks with South Korea to ease tensions ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics , which open in Pyeongchang, South Korea next month. North Korea was expected to demand rewards in return for South Korea's proposal of family reunions, such as a halt to South Korean propaganda broadcasts and a scaling back or halting of military drills with the US, observers say.
  • Snow leaves 13000 stranded at Zermatt ski resort in Switzerland's Alps

    Snow leaves 13000 stranded at Zermatt ski resort in Switzerland's Alps

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    Around 13,000 people were left stranded in the Swiss ski village of Zermatt after heavy snow and a power cut saw mountain lifts, ski runs, walking paths and train services all closed. "There is nothing to panic about, everything is fine", she added. In the village, the atmosphere is relaxed'. 'It surprised us a bit this year and we're trying to make the best of it, ' Ms Biner said.
  • Israeli killed in West Bank shootout attack

    Israeli killed in West Bank shootout attack

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    The Trump administration is looking into a decades-old plan involving an exchange of territories by three or more parties, including Israel , Egypt, the West Bank and, possibly, Jordan, as part of its Middle East peace initiative, but Israel and Palestinians expect "it will never amount to anything", writes AL-Monitor's Ben Caspit .
  • Singapore passport ranked 2nd most powerful in Henley Index, Germany top

    Singapore passport ranked 2nd most powerful in Henley Index, Germany top

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    Finland, France, Italy, Japan, Norway, Sweden and the United Kingdom also ranked on a par with Denmark, followed by Austria, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Spain and Switzerland (all 174). The Index evaluated the passport strength of 199 countries - using data from the last 13 years. If you live in Canada , you'll be proud to know that you own one of the world's top 5 most powerful passports.
  • Pentagon Spokesman: US Wants Pakistan to Take 'Decisive Action' Against Terrorism

    Pentagon Spokesman: US Wants Pakistan to Take 'Decisive Action' Against Terrorism

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    China has been vocal in extending support to Pakistan since US President Donald Trump increased rhetoric against Islamabad providing safe havens for terrorists. Pakistan's Foreign Ministry said the suspension of aid is "counterproductive". Mattis along with the Secretary of State Rex Tillerson have traveled to Pakistan in recent months to deliver tough message to the country's leadership.
  • Vermont House Approves Marijuana Bill 81-63

    Vermont House Approves Marijuana Bill 81-63

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    Home cultivation of up to three mature and three immature plants would also be legalized. Dick Sears, the Senate Judiciary Committee chairman, says he supports the House bill. Keith Ammon, R-New Boston. More than half of the 400-member House disagreed. Rep. Renny Cushing, D-Hampton, said New Hampshire risks losing tourism dollars if it doesn't legalize marijuana.
  • Madrasas breeding terror: UP Shia Waqf Board chief

    Madrasas breeding terror: UP Shia Waqf Board chief

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    The UP Shia Central Waqf Board chairperson, has also sent a circular from his office to all mutawwali's (caretakers) of Shia waqf properties across the state to shut down all un-registered madrasas, if any, running illegally on shia waqf land, till January 31.
  • Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Honduras Coast; Tsumani Warning Issued

    Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Honduras Coast; Tsumani Warning Issued

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    There are four levels of tsunami threats, according to the National Weather Service's Tsunami Warning Center. A tsunami advisory signals a threat to those in or near water, as strong currents and waves could be unsafe. The USGS said that hazardous tsunami waves were "possible" for coasts located within 1,000 kilometers of the quake epicenter - which includes coasts of Jamaica, Mexico, Honduras , Cuba, Belize, Costa Rica and more.