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The crackdown appears to be part of Pakistan's actions against groups and organisations banned by the United Nations, after a high-level sanctions team visited the country in January to check the progress. The US and India are spearheading an effort to get Pakistan included in the watchdog's global money-laundering and terror-financing "grey list", reports said.
  • Thrills and Spills - A Figure Skating lesson with Olympian Adam Rippon

    Thrills and Spills - A Figure Skating lesson with Olympian Adam Rippon

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    During their skating lesson, Rippon told Loza that despite the adversity he faced on and off the ice, the rink has always been his sanctuary. "I looked around and saw my competitors, they're all doing these quads, and at the same time they're a head shorter than me, they're 10 years younger than me and they're the size of one of my legs." "I am really glad that my sister got to see me skate in a competition for the first time ".
  • PH looks to Russia, China for new choppers after dispute with Canada

    PH looks to Russia, China for new choppers after dispute with Canada

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    We can not use it for anti-insurgency because if it is used against the Filipino rebels, they will not sell it", the President said in a speech in Davao City on February 9. "Now, I am directing the Armed Forces of the Philippines, since most of the guns, bullets and whatever weapons of war, we will really use those against them", he added.
  • This Is What We Know About The Florida School Shooting Suspect

    This Is What We Know About The Florida School Shooting Suspect

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    A teacher at the high school where the fatal shooting occurred told CNN on Wednesday that she feels the "government has failed us and failed our kids" in responding to mass shootings . Twelve were killed inside the school, two were killed outside of the school and one was found dead on a roadway, Israel said . Two additional victims later died at area hospitals, where sixteen people in total were taken in addition to the suspect.
  • North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief calls on Turkey, Greece to ease tensions

    North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief calls on Turkey, Greece to ease tensions

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    The initial stance of the European Union has been well received in Athens, which says the escalation by Turkey is intentional as, according to government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos, Ankara finds itself in a hard position on both the domestic and worldwide fronts."[Turkey] has opened up many fronts at the same time and this has contributed to nervousness and a tendency to increase its provocations", he said, adding that "any move by Turkey will be answered not just by the Greek side but ...
  • Actress Lena Dunham: 'Why I underwent a total hysterectomy'

    Actress Lena Dunham: 'Why I underwent a total hysterectomy'

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    Dunham has been vocal about her suffering . While Dunham wrote that, physically, she recovered "like a champ", she also described her emotional roller-coaster. "I often recommend a low-sugar, high-fiber and high-protein diet". Lena Dunham talks about her decision to have a hysterectomy in the March issue of Vogue magazine.
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    Metallica received the "Nobel prize" in music

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    The Polar Music Prize was founded in 1989 by the late Stig "Stikkan" Anderson , a true legend in the history of Swedish popular music. The institute, which teaches both Afghan and Western music, helped generate the country's first all-female orchestra which performed previous year at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
  • 5 dead in crash involving stolen vehicle

    5 dead in crash involving stolen vehicle

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    The violent chain-reaction crash spread debris all over the road late Wednesday morning in the hamlet of Ridge. Jamel Turner, 23, of Bellport, was driving a stolen 2018 Chevrolet Camaro eastbound on Route 25 when he crashed into a 2012 Mazda, police said.
  • Florida school shooting causes 'numerous fatalities'

    Florida school shooting causes 'numerous fatalities'

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    A gunman has apparently opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland , just west of Deerfield Beach. A further two people died later while receiving medical treatment. The Broward Schools department said on its website that students and staff heard what sounded like gunfire and the school immediately went on lockdown.
  • Netanyahu rejects calls to resign after police seek indictment

    Netanyahu rejects calls to resign after police seek indictment

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    Netanyahu has long sought control over certain aspects of Israel's media landscape, even appointing himself a communications minister and overseeing a number of major reforms to public and commercial outlets. The gifts allegedly included pricey cigars, jewellery, and champagne. Finance minister Moshe Kahlon, whose centre-right Kulanu party controls 10 seats, will be among those facing tough questions over whether he will stick with Netanyahu.
  • Beer statement twisted, expressed worry not fear: CM

    Beer statement twisted, expressed worry not fear: CM

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    Wednesday.Clarifying his stand further, Parrikar said he had expressed his "worry" about students drinking and not "fear". "I will prefer to have a good and responsible tourist from any place in the world". He said that the domestic tourists use taxis, hire a bike or a auto, and eat at small-time restaurants or shacks, adding, the BJP-Goa Forward Party government is anti-poor and, hence, can not digest the prosperity of the middle and lower-middle class people.
  • President Trump: 'I'm opposed to domestic violence'

    President Trump: 'I'm opposed to domestic violence'

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    Two ex-wives said Porter physically abused them. Trump had praised Porter, his former staff secretary, on Friday in his first comments about the allegations. White House officials have offered conflicting timelines over how long Kelly and other aides had known about the abuse allegations and why they had not acted to remove him earlier.
  • Venezuela to reopen Miami consulate ahead of election

    Venezuela to reopen Miami consulate ahead of election

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    The move follows a recent announcement by Venezuela's pro-government election officials to hold a presidential election on April 22 without reaching an accord with opposition leaders over how to conduct a free and fair vote. Colombia and Brazil tightened border controls with Venezuela recently as they grapple with an influx of hundreds of thousands of migrants fleeing the economic crisis in Venezuela.
  • State officials say Rikers Island should close sooner

    State officials say Rikers Island should close sooner

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    Of note is the establishment of a permanent jail in the Bronx, which as of writing is serviced by " the Boat ", a jail on the barge in the East River, and the reopening of the Kew Gardens detention center which closed in 2002 . "These facilities pose an ongoing risk to the health and safety of staff and inmates and, in instances, impose cruel and inhumane treatment of inmates in violation of their Constitutional rights", the commission said.
  • BC Liberals celebrate easy win in Kelowna West by-election

    BC Liberals celebrate easy win in Kelowna West by-election

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    It's voting day in the Kelowna West riding as residents elect a replacement for former premier Christy Clark who resigned last summer, shortly after a minority New Democratic Party government forced her Liberals from power. The New Democrats struck an agreement with the Green party, where its three members would support the NDP's legislative agenda on supply and budget issues.