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Israeli Army Bombs Location near Khan Younis

Shortly the attack on the soldiers, the IDF fired a tank shell at an observation post that was reported to belong to the Palestinian Islamic Jihad. The Israeli army intelligence office confirmed that "Israeli Air Force planes attacked specific military targets of the Hamas terrorist organisation".

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SC knocks off No 10 Auburn

AU out-rebounded USC 30-17 in the second half. "It was scary to see", Pearl said. Maik Kotsar made a reverse layup, and then, in one of the biggest possessions of the game, SC grabbed two offensive rebounds and ran 1:13 off the clock before Wesley Myers drew a foul.

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Court Sentences 6 Journalists To Life Imprisonment Over Failed Coup

Three other defendants were also sentenced to life for trying to abolish the constitution and overthrow the government. Earlier on the same day (16 February), a Turkish court accepted an indictment seeking up to 18 years in prison for German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yucel.

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Haiti President Says Many Aid Organizations Hid Misconduct

As a brand, Oxfam is now on life support, which is a tragedy for an organisation that has done so much good in the world. 'The actions and attitude of the organisation over the coming weeks will be critical'. I never gave them money. "I think it would be wrong to hold the entire organisation to account for the actions of a few people", says Pegg. "And I did not give her any money", he said, adding that he was, however, "deeply ashamed" of the liaison.

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Hawks looking for Duduzane Zuma

Onlookers gather in the street surrounding the compound. Varun Gupta and three business associates were each granted bail of R200,000 while the three state officials were granted bail of R10,000 each. Rapport published a photograph last weekend of Ajay Gupta and Oakbay CEO Ronica Ragavan landing at the Gupta-owned Optimum coal mine in Mpumalanga.

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Highline College locked down for reports of gunfire on campus

He said his classroom was locked down for about two hours. "I was a little scared after what happened in Florida the other day", Cervantes said. "You don't know how it feels until you're in that situation", she said, referring to the deadly shooting at a Florida high school.

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Winter Storm Watch from Saturday evening through Sunday morning

The duration of this event will not be very long, lasting only about eight hours. Snowfall could be "heavy" at times throughout the night, forecasters said, and will likely taper off by early Sunday morning, before 7 a.m. In the wake of the system we will have a decently wide range of snow totals and precipitation types as well. A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for parts of Maryland as snow and sleet are possible Saturday .

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Turkish Court Orders Release of German-Turkish Journalist Yucel From Custody

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said the court-ordered release was "unconditional", meaning Yucel would be able to leave the country. Yucel was jailed in February a year ago on suspicion of spreading propaganda in support of a terrorist organisation and inciting violence.

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Zidane strikes back to win tactical battle

In what has been a comparatively hard season for Zidane, Ronaldo and Real , the reigning champions possessed the necessary nous and big-game experience to secure the victory. But the key turning point came in the 79th minute when Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane sent in Lucas Vazquez and Marco Asensio in a bid to give his team new life.

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Tillerson: we concerned about Iran-Israel confrontation in Syria

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday during a visit to Jordan. While Tillerson sounded the alarm over distractions that threaten the gains of the anti-IS coalition, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan bashed the United States for proposing to send $550 million dollars in new assistance to Syrian opposition forces.

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Mitt Romney to launch Senate campaign Thursday

Others said RNC support doesn't matter because Mr. Romney has a national data operation, high approval ratings and all the resources he will need to win the race. Mr. Trump countered that Mr. Romney was a "stone-cold loser" and a "real stiff". "Mitt Romney is not running for Senate merely to be a critic of Trump".

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Stormy Daniels Says Trump Lawyer Breached Agreement, So She's Free To Talk

Ms Daniels believes that Trump's attorney Michael Cohen invalidated a non-disclosure agreement after two news stories were published on Tuesday about Mr Cohen, The Associated Press reported . Cohen has said he doesn't plan "further comment" on his six-figure payment but his statements raise more questions than they answer. Ms Rodriguez said Ms Clifford would soon announce how and when she would tell her story publicly.

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Russia May Block Youtube And Instagram

A 25-minute video was posted on Thursday by Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny . State body Roskomnadzor has threatened to block any site distributing the video, including YouTube and Instagram, but both remain accessible in Russian Federation.

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Philippines expands ban for workers in Kuwait

Dado said Kuwait has a draft of the bilateral labor agreement but has not signed it yet, as he added that a positive development from recent events is that Kuwait would be made to negotiate from the strong position that President Rodrigo R.

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Kildee: Trump's call to gut Great Lakes funding "reckless"

Critics say that slashing the funding for Great Lakes restoration makes no sense after a decade of advances in slowing the spread of exotic species, improving fish and wildlife habitat, dredging and capping legacy toxic sediment and reducing urban and agricultural runoff.

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No development in Tripura under CPM 'misrule': Amit Shah

Shah, who is in the state to campaign for the upcoming assembly elections scheduled to take place on February 18, further alleged that Congress is trying to divide the anti-CPM vote to prevent BJP from coming to power. Joshi told the media. They suspect the BJP, for the sake of alliance, might have given in to the IPFT's long-standing demand for the creation of a separate state for the tribals.

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Food bank says proposed SNAP changes would make program more expensive

But on the other hand with food stamps driving 7.5%of sales in grocery stores like Aldi and Walmart some who are against the proposal say it could be detrimental for those in the retail industry. That's money taken out of your paycheck to fund these programs and then thrown away. Under the administration's proposal, states would no longer be able to do so.

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Chicago Police CDR Dies after Being Shot Multiple Times

The suspected shooter, who hasn't been identified, was arrested. Johnson said he had a wife and daughter. "It's a hard day for us but we will get through it", Johnson said, stopping to compose himself. "OK, is that an off-duty [police officer]?" the dispatcher said. The dispatcher repeatedly asked for the officer but there was no response. "He took off, he was running from me, we just had a shooting the other day", the officer radioed.

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Michelle Obama's portrait artist overcame heart transplant

The portraits of the 44th president and first lady were unveiled on February 12 at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery , the New York Post reported. Still others took issue with Sherald choosing the paint Michelle Obama's skin in grayscale with a hint of sepia instead of the rich, brown tones of her actual skin tone.

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Several Russians killed in USA airstrikes in Syria, friends say

The convoluted fighting in Syria pits the USA and Russian Federation on opposite sides, and a recent battle has resulted in this jarring description from Bloomberg: It may have been "the deadliest clash between citizens of the former foes since the Cold War".

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2nd federal decide orders Trump administration to just accept DACA renewals

Today, a federal judge granted Attorney General Schneiderman and his fellow Attorneys General's motion for a preliminary injunction to block President Trump's rescission of DACA. "If they can't, I will revisit this issue!" "We are also pleased that the Court made clear that United States Attorney General Sessions was wrong when he claimed DACA was illegal and that the DOJ was wrong to claim that any court has deemed DACA unconstitutional".

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West Ham vs. Watford live stream

We use cookies to give you the best experience on our website and bring you more relevant advertising. "Today wasn't our best performance, I think West Ham were more aggressive than us, they dominated both areas". "And we're trying to find a set-up that, long-term, will deliver better". "We've got to sort out some of the problems, on and off the pitch, and try to show people there is light at the end of the tunnel".

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Venus Williams helps USA clinch Fed Cup win over Netherlands

Serena Williams has spoken out about the "ups and downs" she faced during her year away from competitive tennis but insists she's now focused and ready for her quest to once more dominate her sport. "I thought maybe a few of my balls were flying a little bit", Williams said. "It gave me a lot of pressure for me to close it out and a lot of pressure for her to stay in and I just handled it a little better".

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Egypt reports major success in Sinai Peninsula terrorism crackdown

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has ordered the military to defeat Islamists in the region by the end of this month. Spokesman Col. Tamer el-Rifai said that airstrikes hit vehicles, weapons caches, communications centres and illegal opium fields in the sweep, which began on Friday and comes as a response to a pickup in extremist violence in Egypt.

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Asma Jahangir, a moderate face of Pakistan, passes away

Jahangir breathed her last in hospital after suffering a cardiac arrest. Asma Jahangir was born on January 27, 1952. She was the first woman to serve as head of the SCBA. She was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014 and is now studying at Oxford. Nobel Peace Prize victor Malala Yousafzai called her a "saviour of democracy and human rights ".