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Paul Ryan deletes tweet touting $1.50 pay hike after backlash

Paul Ryan deletes tweet touting $1.50 pay hike after backlash But the tweet was quickly mocked and Wisconsin Republican deleted his tweet within hours. Zach Moller, a senior policy analyst at the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, noted that if gains from the tax cut were evenly distributed across all Americans, each person would see an extra $446 per year. [Full Article...]

TTP bombing kills 11 troops in Swat Valley

TTP bombing kills 11 troops in Swat Valley Sources said Army officials were playing in a volleyball match when the bomb went off. The injured have been moved to a military hospital for treatment. The Taliban also warned more attacks in near future. Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi called the incident "a cowardly attack" and pledged to root out "the last trace" of terrorism in Pakistan. [Full Article...]

NZ Sevens lose Hamilton semi-final to Fiji

NZ Sevens lose Hamilton semi-final to Fiji Scotland, Argentina and France all finished on five points. And that's the way it stayed for the final minute with the Blitzboks gaining revenge for their big defeat to Australia in the Sydney Sevens last weekend. Kenya topped Pool D with two wins and a 19-19 draw against the United States in a result that allowed Samoa to sneak into the quarter-finals ahead of the Americans. [Full Article...]

Egypt unveils four,400-year-old tomb of historical priestess

Egypt unveils four,400-year-old tomb of historical priestess The tomb of Hetpet, which dates back 4,400 years, is covered in well-preserved and rare wall paintings, according to the BBC . "We're going to continue digging in this area and I believe that very soon we're going to discover something", Egyptian Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anani told BBC. [Full Article...]

Congress wins Rajasthan by-polls; Rahul lauds state unit

Congress wins Rajasthan by-polls; Rahul lauds state unit The Congress first wrested the Mandalgarh Assembly seat in Rajasthan from the BJP and soon after grabbed both the Ajmer and Alwar Lok Sabha seats in the state, all by comfortable margins . Imagine a scenario if those votes had also swung in favour of Congress. Jasvant singh yadav is on second. A senior legislator in Jaipur told The Citizen that the anti-incumbency was huge, and the Cong... [Full Article...]

Global Smartphone Shipments Suffered Biggest Ever Fall Last Quarter

Global Smartphone Shipments Suffered Biggest Ever Fall Last Quarter IDC data suggests that Apple saw more shipment volume for its phones than Samsung in the last quarter of 2017, despite the poor reception of Apple's iPhone X . It also appointed Lazada to be the official online store and partnered with Indosat to offer a telco bundling package, where consumers can get Xiaomi's smartphone for free by purchasing a data package for a one-year period. [Full Article...]

Hot heads or cold feet? North Korea's mixed Olympic messages

The paper also accused Trump of filling his cabinet with billionaires citing individuals including Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnunchin and Secretary of Defense James Mattis. [Full Article...]

Irked with BJP, Chandrababu Naidu dials Uddhav Thackeray

Irked with BJP, Chandrababu Naidu dials Uddhav Thackeray Naidu spent Thursday and Friday trying to douse the anger of his party leaders who called on him at his official residence at Amaravati and threatened to resign from their seats as a mark of protest against the "injustice" done to AP in the last full-fledged budget of the BJP-led NDA government. [Full Article...]

Columbus Police issue warning on child porn video being shared on Facebook

Columbus Police issue warning on child porn video being shared on Facebook Police in Marietta, Georgia say that Good Samaritans trying to catch the man in the video are still breaking the law. Kent County sheriff's detectives are investigating the video and message. Viewing and/or sharing child pornography is illegal. Sharing a video on Facebook with "the right person" won't help solve a crime and it could land you in trouble, police say. [Full Article...]

Winter Weather Advisory for Sunday Morning

Winter Weather Advisory for Sunday Morning Temperatures are expected to rise above freezing by late morning, ending the threat of freezing rain. Saturday night into Sunday is when accumulating snow is expected in our area. The Weather Service's forecast map shows northwest York County getting the most significant ice accumulation - about.05 of an inch. Daytime snowfall accumulations Saturday will not amount to much in Mid-Michigan. [Full Article...]

NPF, BJP, Congress to participate in Nagaland polls

NPF, BJP, Congress to participate in Nagaland polls Lok Sabha member from Nagaland, Neiphiu Rio who addressed the media jointly with Rijiju, said while the NPF always only had a post-election alliance with other parties, the present alliance was forged before the election. But in recent development, apart from BJP, ruling NPF, Congress and NDPP have made a decision to contest in the poll. On the further course of action, Zhimomi said, "As cor... [Full Article...]

North Korea tells United Nations chief USA is aggravating tensions with military deployments

North Korea tells United Nations chief USA is aggravating tensions with military deployments Unlike many other North Korean athletes who looked serious and rarely answered reporters' questions, the duo appeared more natural and often smiled when they practiced and passed through a mixed zone - an area where athletes go through after games or training. [Full Article...]

Envoy: US not close to taking military action against North Korea

Envoy: US not close to taking military action against North Korea Greeted by a barrage of camera flashes, the North Koreans - men dressed in navy blue coats and women in red coats, both wearing fur hats - didn't speak much at the South Korean airport and later at the athletes' village in the eastern city of Gangneung. [Full Article...]

Trump urges compromise as Republicans wrestle with immigration

Trump urges compromise as Republicans wrestle with immigration The push to reach some sort of consensus on immigration was put on the front burner by Trump's decision to cancel the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, which is shielding 690,000 young immigrants from deportation, by early March. [Full Article...]

N.Korea earned $200m despite United Nations sanctions

N.Korea earned $200m despite United Nations sanctions Myanmar U.N. Ambassador Hau Do Suan said the Myanmar government "has no ongoing arms relationship, whatsoever, with North Korea" and is abiding by the U.N. The US led the push for tough economic sanctions after North Korea's sixth nuclear test and a series of ballistic missile launches that raised fears that the US mainland could soon be within reach. [Full Article...]

Syria rejects USA accusations of chemical weapons use

Syria rejects USA accusations of chemical weapons use He said that non-governmental organizations and fighters on the ground in Syria had reported sarin use, and that the US was looking into the matter. The Trump administration on Friday accused Syrian President Bashar Assad's government of producing and using "new kinds of weapons" to deliver deadly chemicals despite committing to abolish its program in 2013, and said the world must find a way to ... [Full Article...]

Pakistanis died in migrant boat tragedy off Libya: Foreign Office

Pakistanis died in migrant boat tragedy off Libya: Foreign Office At least 90 migrants are believed to have drowned off the coast of Libya after their boat capsized this morning, reports the International Organization for Migration . The agency has repeatedly issued warnings over the extreme dangers facing migrants who try to reach Europe via the so-called central Mediterranean route, which connects Libya to Italy . [Full Article...]

How the Nunes memo links Carter Page, Chris Wray and Rod Rosenstein

How the Nunes memo links Carter Page, Chris Wray and Rod Rosenstein White House officials say President Donald Trump will allow the publication of a classified memo prepared by Republicans accusing the FBI of abusive surveillance tactics in the Russian Federation investigation. "This (memo) is a political story that's helpful to the President", says Rep. Adam Schiff, the top-ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, and someone who continues to b... [Full Article...]

Ex-Hawaii employee who sent false missile alert says he's "devastated"

Ex-Hawaii employee who sent false missile alert says he's A recorded Pacific Command message was played over loudspeakers at the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency that began 'exercise, exercise, exercise, ' then warned of an incoming ballistic missile and said, 'This is not a drill'. Employees had to call in people from the IT department to get it canceled. Miyagi accepted full responsibility for the incident and the actions of his employees, Logan sa... [Full Article...]

Eight people taken to hospital after Stayner, Ont. crash

Eight people taken to hospital after Stayner, Ont. crash Simcoe County Paramedics' Deputy Chief J.C. Gilbert told CP24 all those transported were taken to Collingwood General and Marine Hospital to be treated for their various injuries. The president of Attridge Transportation told CP24 that he has received information from the driver of the bus. The students are from a Hamilton high school and were visiting the Blue Mountains area. [Full Article...]


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