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People IS ambushes Iraq's Shiite-led pramilitary force, 27 killed
Author: 0 IS ambushes Iraq's Shiite-led pramilitary force, 27 killed

A security official said Iraqi security forces were pursuing the Islamic State militants who disguised themselves in police uniforms to carry out the attack. At least 11 of the slain troops were from the southern city of Basra, where a three-day mourning period was declared. But Iraqi and USA officials have warned IS would continue with insurgent-style attacks.

People Venezuela cryptocurrency to draw investment from Turkey, Qatar
Author: 0 Venezuela cryptocurrency to draw investment from Turkey, Qatar

While Venezuela is being pounded to death by runaway inflation , the Venezuelan Government and Maduro have chose to start selling its Petro cryptocurrency (PTR ). The "petro" cryptocurrency was announced by Maduro at the beginning of December as a way "to innovate toward new forms of global finance for the economic and social development of the country".

People Visibility plummets as dense fog settles into central NC
Author: 0 Visibility plummets as dense fog settles into central NC

Rain and drizzle will spread across most areas overnight, with locally heavy bursts in the north. "The current expectation is that the clouds and fog will begin to dissipate and lift by late morning or early afternoon, which will allow for some warming", the weather service said.

People NYC weather, unseasonably warm, could break historic highs
Author: 0 NYC weather, unseasonably warm, could break historic highs

The National Weather Service says there is still quite a bit of snow on the Tug Hill that'll melt with the 50 and 60 degree temperatures we'll get this week. On Wednesday , the forecast calls for highs of 73 in Newark, 64 in Atlantic City and 74 in Trenton. Rusnak said the warm front "could break records up and down the east coast".

People Israel to Export Natural Gas to Egypt in $15 Billion Deal
Author: 0 Israel to Export Natural Gas to Egypt in $15 Billion Deal

The companies that operate the fields, which include Israel's Delek Drilling and Houston-based Noble Energy Inc. among other smaller partners, reached an agreement with Egyptian company Dolphinus to ship the gas over the first 10 years after production starts and no later than 2030.

Author: 0 Will improve school safety, address mental illness: Trump after Florida shooting

The lawmaker has previously criticized Trump as "an absolute racist" to his "core". President Donald Trump will hold a listening session with high school students this week following the deadly school shooting in Florida . "You're the president", 17-year-old student David Hogg said. She yelled, "Shame on you", and the crowd repeated her. Alyssa Alhadeff , 13 other students and three faculty members of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were gunned down Wednesday by a former ...

People To fulfill pledges made to Tsvangirai: Zimbabwe President
Author: 0 To fulfill pledges made to Tsvangirai: Zimbabwe President

Mnangagwa visited Tsvangirai's family to offer condolences ahead of the service. Mnangagwa also urged unity as the country mourned the death of a man who had become the symbol of resistance to authoritarian rule and of the fight for democracy.

People Philippines' Duterte to visit Kuwait amid labour abuse controversy
Author: 0 Philippines' Duterte to visit Kuwait amid labour abuse controversy

There are approximately 250,000 Filipinos working in Kuwait, 75 percent of which are domestic helpers, according to government records. Jarallah told reporters at the National Assembly on Monday after a meeting of the parliamentary foreign affairs committee that he had agreed with Philippine authorities to conclude an agreement regulating the conditions of Filipino employment in Kuwait.

People Germany's Merkel taps new CDU secretary-general as potential successor
Author: 0 Germany's Merkel taps new CDU secretary-general as potential successor

Mrs Kramp-Karrenbauer will succeed another Merkel ally, Mr Peter Tauber, who confirmed yesterday that he was stepping down for health reasons. Kramp-Karrenbauer will voted into her new role at a party congress on February 26. In the event of a no vote, expect intense lobbying from CDU senior figures for Merkel to form a minority government. Initially, Merkel said Kramp-Karrenbauer would be the first female CDU secretary-general, before correcting herself: "She is in fact the second, yes".

People Imran Khan spends time with wife Bushra Maneka,takes break from political activities
Author: 0 Imran Khan spends time with wife Bushra Maneka,takes break from political activities

Khan said, "I would like to reiterate that every time I met her, with family and alone, she has been in purdah (veil)". My interest in her lies in the fact that I have not seen or met anyone with her level of spirituality. The PTI chief threatened to take to streets if democracy and the judiciary came under attack. This has led to speculation that Bushra would be veiled at the wedding reception, which would be held at Bani Gala area in Islamabad within few days.

People Mob lynches 2 rape accused in Arunachal Pradesh
Author: 0 Mob lynches 2 rape accused in Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh police said, "The incident took place at 12:05 pm". The mob even tried to set the prime accused, Sanjay Sobor, and his 25-year-old accomplice, Jagdish Lohar, on fire. "Our laid down rules and regulations do not allow us to take the law in our hands", Khandu said, appealing to the people to maintain peace. Five days later on February 17, her body was found inside a tea estate; stripped naked and her head severed from her body.

People Syria: At least 100 civilians killed in government strikes on Eastern Ghouta
Author: 0 Syria: At least 100 civilians killed in government strikes on Eastern Ghouta

Troops and allied forces struck militant targets there in response, the state news agency SANA said. Urging a halt to the bombardment, a United Nations official said the situation was spiralling out of control. Hundreds of thousands of people have been killed and an estimated five million have fled the country. The government is widely expected to begin another campaign to try to storm eastern Ghouta and wrest back control of an area whose rebels have been a thorn in Mr Assad's side due ...

People British police arrest woman over 'move your van' note on ambulance
Author: 0 British police arrest woman over 'move your van' note on ambulance

Now move your van", the note read. A photograph of the message was shared on Twitter by paramedic mentor Katie Tudor, who said: "So upset to be sent this by one of our crews this morning". Among a string of subsequent posts from Twitter users criticising the note-writer was one which said: 'They probably had to write van because they were unable to spell ambulance'.

Author: 0 Israeli Police Arrest Confidants Of Prime Minister Netanyahu

Mr. Netanyahu was already embattled, after the police recommended a week ago that he be prosecuted for accepting what they said were almost $300,000 in bribes from wealthy businessmen seeking government favors. Netanyahu has not been named as a suspect in the Bezeq affair, but a spokesman for his family responded to media reports on the investigation, calling them "yet another empty probe" that would yield nothing.

People Russian Federation sends Iran satellite images of ATR-72 plane crash scene
Author: 0 Russian Federation sends Iran satellite images of ATR-72 plane crash scene

The plane was travelling from Tehran to the southern city of Yasuj in Isfahan province when it came down in the Zagros mountains . All on board Flight EP3704 were killed, including 59 passengers and six crew members. And at Abadan International Airport in southwestern Iran, two domestic flights were canceled due to pollution, which reduced visibility range to two meters, IRNA added.

People Tillerson says USA evaluating additional Russian individuals for sanctioning
Author: 0 Tillerson says USA evaluating additional Russian individuals for sanctioning

South Korea has also floated the idea of co-hosting the 2021 Asian Winter Games with North Korea, and a North Korean official said on Tuesday this may be possible, reported the South's Yonhap news agency. Kim Yo Jong reportedly revealed to South Korean officials during her visit to Seoul earlier this month that she is pregnant with her second child, local media reports said Monday.

People Pa. Congressional Map Fight Likely Headed For Federal Court
Author: 0 Pa. Congressional Map Fight Likely Headed For Federal Court

The new 7th Congressional District. Most of that area was in the current Eighth district, represented by Republican Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick. Bob Brady, now includes all of Bucks County and a sliver of Montgomery County, including Lansdale and Hatfield.

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