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Strong aftershocks are rocking Papua New Guinea's remote and rugged highlands, a week after the largest quake to hit the region in nearly a century killed at least 31 people. Emergency deliveries have been hampered due to landslides, damaged roads, collapsed buildings and the remote location of the area. Aid agencies have said almost 150,000 people remain in urgent need of emergency supplies.
  • Netherlands' Wesley Sneijder retires from worldwide football

    Netherlands' Wesley Sneijder retires from worldwide football

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    Midfielder Wesley Sneijder ended his record-breaking career with the Netherlands by announcing his retirement from worldwide football on Sunday (March 4). Wesley Sneijder has retired from Netherlands duty, the Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB) has announced. The 33-year-old Sneijder said he knew his worldwide career would be in jeopardy when he left Nice in January to play at Al Gharafa in Qatar.
  • India to emerge as top trading partner of Vietnam: Quang

    India to emerge as top trading partner of Vietnam: Quang

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    The visiting president said political, defence and security cooperations were the "strategic pillars" of bilateral relations and emphasised the effective implementation of the India-Vietnam Comprehensive Strategic Partnership. Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said she was impressed with Việt Nam's achievements in national development, affirming that she would continue cooperating closely with the National Assembly of Việt Nam to help tighten bilateral connections.
  • Congress Refused Coalition, Seat sharing with us in Tripura: Mamata

    Congress Refused Coalition, Seat sharing with us in Tripura: Mamata

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    Elections were held in 59 constituencies though, as three-time chief minister of Nagaland , Neiphiu Rio, of the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) was elected unopposed from his constituency. Prime Minister Modi claimed that the Congress's stature had never been so diminished before and warned party workers not to allow "Congress culture" to seep into the party.
  • At least 6 killed in deadly storm, thousands without power

    At least 6 killed in deadly storm, thousands without power

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    A major nor'easter pounded the U.S. East Coast on Friday , packing heavy rain, intermittent snow and strong winds as residents from the mid-Atlantic to ME braced for coastal flooding. Charlie Baker activated 200 National Guard members to help with the storm. Streets in East Boston and nearby towns were flooded on Friday amid high winds and surging waves caused by the second windstorm dubbed a " bomb cyclone " wreaking havoc across the U.S.
  • Albany Democrats push gun-safety laws with renewed vigor

    Albany Democrats push gun-safety laws with renewed vigor

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    The Democrats tried to attach four bills - including banning "bump stocks" and allowing courts to take unsafe people's weapons away - to other legislation that was up for consideration. "We are now having important discussions about a comprehensive school safety plan that will ensure the state provides the support necessary to strengthen security and keep our children safe", said state GOP spokesman Scott Reif.
  • Barnaby Joyce says paternity of his partner's child is 'nobody's business'

    Barnaby Joyce says paternity of his partner's child is 'nobody's business'

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    At a press conference today, Mr Joyce told reporters asking about his the weekend's reports that it was "nobody's business but mine and Vikki's". The former deputy prime minister of Australia who was forced from office for getting an aide pregnant prompted a new row yesterday by suggesting in an interview that he may not be the father.
  • West Virginia teachers strike continues after senate cuts their pay raise

    West Virginia teachers strike continues after senate cuts their pay raise

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    West Virginia's Senate has voted to give striking teachers and other workers a 4 percent raise next year. Senate majority Republicans backed the amendment 19-15 on Saturday evening. It's up to House-Senate conference committee to iron out differences between the House and the Senate on a pay raise bill for teachers, service personnel and State Police Doors to schools in all 55 counties will be closed again Monday, the eighth day of the statewide walkout.
  • Mirror falls in Georgia shoe store, killing toddler

    Mirror falls in Georgia shoe store, killing toddler

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    Ifthar says she died an hour after being taken to the hospital. Now, the family of the girl, Ifrah Siddique, is looking for answers as to how it could happen. The girl's family shared overwhelming grief over the loss, as well as concern regarding whether the store fixture was properly secured prior to an incident authorities are treating as a tragic accident.
  • Theresa May tells Trump she has 'deep concern' about tariffs plan

    Theresa May tells Trump she has 'deep concern' about tariffs plan

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    Ben Sasse, a Nebraska Republican. Trump announced Thursday that he would impose tariffs of 25 percent and 10 percent, respectively on steel and aluminum imports . The British steel industry reacted with concern. We should probably just be ready for more impulsive, happiness-chasing decisions whenever someone related to the president is held accountable for once in their life.
  • Seoul pushes for US-Korea talks, Trump says 'We'll see'

    Seoul pushes for US-Korea talks, Trump says 'We'll see'

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    The North's state-run news agency ran a story Sunday quoting a "spokesman for the Korea Asia-Pacific Peace Committee" as saying that Mr Pence insulted Ms Moon with his hardline rhetoric after returning to the U.S. He also drew criticism for ignoring Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who was seated just one row behind him at the Opening Ceremony.
  • FC Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid FREE

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    Ernesto Valverde's side are unbeaten in their 26 league games this season but though victory against their closest challengers would leave them eight points clear at the top, the Spaniard insists the showdown will not decide the title. There are 12 games left and we are all competing for something. Filipe Luis expects Antoine Griezmann to turn down transfer offers from Barcelona and Manchester United.
  • Florida school officer defends actions during shooting

    Florida school officer defends actions during shooting

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    The service included five different prayers: For Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and its students; for the families who lost loved ones, for Israel and for the sheriff's office. Jeff Bell, the president of BSO's police union, said Monday that he didn't think Peterson was a coward but does think the campus cop did not do enough that day.
  • Teacher GUILTY of brainwash attempt on pupils for ISIS London attacks

    Teacher GUILTY of brainwash attempt on pupils for ISIS London attacks

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    He was dragged from the dock by officers as he ranted: " You will clearly see Islamic State establish itself in the Arabian peninsula and that droughts will affect Europe and America ". Before his arrest he boasted about recruiting 16 children, telling Ripple Road youngsters he meant to die a martyr and IS was "good". In a shocking incident, a United Kingdom man named Umar Ahmed Haque tried to form an "army" of children terrorists by showing the kids extreme violence videos at an ...
  • Netanyahu Leaves for US, Will Meet with Trump, Address AIPAC Conference

    Netanyahu Leaves for US, Will Meet with Trump, Address AIPAC Conference

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    Benjamin Netanyahu has said he will invite US President Donald Trump to join the inauguration of the American embassy in Jerusalem al-Quds. Netanyahu was grilled for five hours over Case 4000, a corruption investigation revolving around allegations that he helped ease government regulations on Israeli telecommunications giant Bezeq in exchange for positive coverage in Walla, Bezeq's news site subsidiary, in an illicit deal worth a billion shekels ($300 million) with controlling ...
  • Emergency services assess damage from major snow storm

    Emergency services assess damage from major snow storm

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    The freezing conditions that took hold on Wednesday will deteriorate further as Storm Emma moves from southern Europe and meets polar air moving in from eastern Europe, bringing heavy snow and winds of up to 100km/h. In the afternoon the rain could turn heavy in the east and south, giving a risk of localised flooding due to melting snow. 'The NECG is advising that people should not venture out of doors while the red level warning is in place in your area'.