• May and Cabinet set for crunch Brexit meeting at Chequers

    May and Cabinet set for crunch Brexit meeting at Chequers

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    Cabinet ministers will meet at the Prime Minister's country retreat on Thursday as they attempt to settle differences between the Leave and Remain camps about how Britain should leave the bloc. May's cabinet of top ministers is not alone in being deeply divided over life after Brexit. It comes amid months of inter-party and inter-Parliament clashes over Britain's departure.
  • Amnesty says Rohingya crisis outcome of society 'encouraged to hate'

    Amnesty says Rohingya crisis outcome of society 'encouraged to hate'

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    Salil Shetty , Secretary General of Amnesty International , said there are "few governments standing up for human rights in these disturbing times" when "spectres of hatred and fear loom large in world affairs". Lynn Maalouf, Amnesty International's Deputy Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa said. "Europe has continued to slip towards a near-permanent state of securitization", it warned.
  • AAP plays Muslim, Dalit card in CS assault case

    AAP plays Muslim, Dalit card in CS assault case

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    On Wednesday, Metropolitan Magistrate Shefali Barnala Tandon refused a Delhi Police plea for police custody of Khan and Jarwal and said their bail pleas will be taken up on Thursday. The Delhi Police is working under pressure of the home minister, he alleged. His medical examination was conducted on the night of February 20.
  • Students walk out to support stricter gun laws

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    Gustafson invited parents to a School Safety Parent Meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the school. The intended message: Gun violence in the nation's schools has to end. "Now we know more and have a better understanding of government", McGee said. "It feels nearly like passing a torch". Each student has a unique idea of what change may look like.
  • Russian athletes question doping scandal

    Russian athletes question doping scandal

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    Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation is a bit of a mouthful, so most broadcasters have been shortening that to OAR at least some of the time when they reference the team on the air. Russia's chances of waving the national flag at the closing ceremony appeared to diminish after Olympic curling bronze medalist Alexander Krushelnitsky tested positive for the banned substance meldonium .
  • Black History Month 2/16

    Black History Month 2/16

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    Funds raised will go back to the program, Shy said. The students hung pictures of civil rights leaders underneath the artwork. The city school will conduct its 16th annual Black History Month program at the Thomasville Center for the Arts at 6 p.m.
  • Italian skier Goggia crowned, Vonn finishes third in final Olympic women's downhill

    Italian skier Goggia crowned, Vonn finishes third in final Olympic women's downhill

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    In 1992 it was officially changed to the winter games being held every four years just like the Summer Olympics , but two years after the summer games. The two-time defending champions next face Germany. It was the first long track Olympic medal since the Vancouver Games of 2010. To try to prevent similar problems, officials have pushed up the women's big air final, which was originally schedule to take place Friday in Pyeongchang.
  • Saudi Arabia to Invest $64 bn in Entertainment

    Saudi Arabia to Invest $64 bn in Entertainment

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    One of the authority's main aims is to provide maximum recreational options for the Kingdom's residents, especially during holidays, in order to help build and develop the Saudi entertainment and tourism industries. Now, the government has also announced that Women can start their own business, without the consent of men in their family, as previously, it was a law in the country, to attach the consent letter of the men/guardian in the family, either husband or brother or father, if a woman ...
  • Donald Trump calls for strict background checks for gun purchases

    Donald Trump calls for strict background checks for gun purchases

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    President Trump promises strong background and mental health check for gun buyers. However, there were many who thought Trump's idea of arming teachers is only making the situation worse. Meanwhile, survivors of the shooting poured into the Florida state capital to demand politicians limit the sale of guns like assault rifles . Now under federal law anyone 18 or over can buy a gun from a private, unlicensed seller, although a handful of states have set the minimum age at 21.
  • NRA Spokeswoman Dana Loesch: "Many in Legacy Media Love Mass Shootings"

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    LaPierre, who was not listed on CPAC's official schedule , accused Democrats of making gun control a political issue in order to achieve their ultimate goal to "eradicate all individual freedoms". "But I also think of young women, and you've had a previous town hall, where you spoke with a young woman named Kim Corban, who was a college student who was brutally raped in her dorm, and she was under the age of 21", Loesch said.
  • Superintendent: 'We don't need to put guns in the hands of teachers'

    Superintendent: 'We don't need to put guns in the hands of teachers'

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    The White House said on Monday that Trump also supported legislation that would tighten the national criminal background check system for gun buyers. The comments mark the president's first public appearance in Washington since his brief speech Thursday after the Parkland shooting, and his comments on bump stocks are the first he has made definitively proposing a policy solution related to gun control.
  • Not Army chief's job to comment on political parties: Owaisi

    Not Army chief's job to comment on political parties: Owaisi

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    Addressing reporters here, AICC senior spokesperson and Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad said, "I will not comment on this". Illegal immigration of Bangladeshi Muslims has been dominating emotions and politics in Assam for decades benefiting political parties like AGP, BJP and AIUDF.