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Author: 0 Turkish military: more than thousand terrorists killed in Afrin

Referring to the fake claims on the Afrin operation especially on the social media, the military said: "Recently, there have been some deliberate news, comments and disinformation campaigns aiming to question the legitimacy of the operation".

World News Watch Ehang's Self-Flying Drone Carry Human Passengers
Author: 0 Watch Ehang's Self-Flying Drone Carry Human Passengers

Designing the world's first aerial autonomous vehicle for short distances, the EHang 184 is capable of transporting a passenger to a destination input on a smartphone in a bit of tech that combines Blade Runner and the Jetsons, as the manned test flight video clearly demonstrates.

World News A winter storm watch is in effect Thursday night through Friday evening
Author: 0 A winter storm watch is in effect Thursday night through Friday evening

Drivers should plan on snow covered and slippery road conditions, and be prepared for reduced visibilities under 1 mile at times. Motorists should expect travel delays during the morning commute. Penn State has declared a "Midnight Clear" for midnight to 7 a.m. on Wednesday and midnight to 7 a.m. on Thursday . Wind gusts of 30 to 40 miles per hour could happen with a wind chill in the teens for most of the day.

World News Narendra Modi faults Andhra Pradesh split; no promise of funds
Author: 0 Narendra Modi faults Andhra Pradesh split; no promise of funds

Modi also hit at the Congress , saying partition of India was result of the party's wrong policies. Modi also said that there are problems plaguing the state and also admitted that they are yet to be resolved. The prime minister even raked up the internal politics of the Congress surrounding the elevation of Nehru as PM. "Friends, we have to be in a state of readiness for the national elections which are due in slightly over a year - and might well be called earlier as they were in 2004.

World News United Nations asked to allow sanctioned N. Korean to attend Olympics
Author: 0 United Nations asked to allow sanctioned N. Korean to attend Olympics

Vice President Mike Pence vowed Wednesday the US will soon hit North Korea with the "toughest and most aggressive" sanctions yet over its nuclear weapons program. The visit by a potential future leader of North Korea could be seen as a symbolic gesture by Kim to show he's keen to maintain the current lull in tensions over his nuclear weapons program.

World News Team USA is fielding the largest team in Winter Olympic history
Author: 0 Team USA is fielding the largest team in Winter Olympic history

South Korea's Unification Ministry said in a statement that Kim Yo Jong will be joining North Korea's high-level delegation to the South, headed by Kim Yong Nam, president of North Korea's parliament. "She is the only member of the "Mount Baekdu Bloodline" to visit South Korea", said Sun Ki-young a research fellow at Seoul's Korea Institute of National Unification, on Kim.

World News Malaysia, Singapore launch new trade link
Author: 0 Malaysia, Singapore launch new trade link

Apart from its trading facility, the new trading link will be also extended to post-trade arrangements, such as clearing and settlement. Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak speaks during the World Capital Markets Symposium in Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia, Tuesday, Feb.

World News Duke vs North Carolina odds
Author: 0 Duke vs North Carolina odds

Since the program's inception in 2005, the Tar Heels hold a 9-9 record in games that the College Gameday crew has been in attendance. "That's just part of your season". The Chapel Hill Police Department has charged a man with selling counterfeit Duke-Carolina men's basketball tickets. I don't doubt that it'll be a raucous environment Thursday night in Chapel Hill, but if Duke can jump out in front early, the Blue Devils have a chance to take the crowd out of the game.

World News 'Ladki Milgayi!' Salman Khan Finally Found a Girl
Author: 0 'Ladki Milgayi!' Salman Khan Finally Found a Girl

However, much to his fans' dismay, Bhai soon revealed that the girl he has found was for his upcoming venture with his brother-in-law, Aayush Sharma. After Warina Hussain was introduced, people started searching for her to get more info about this damsel.

World News United Nations says hundreds of child soldiers freed in S
Author: 0 United Nations says hundreds of child soldiers freed in S

Several youth entities, including from the ruling Sudan People Liberation Movement (SPLM) youth league organized the protests. The children with relatives in area will be reunited with their families, while others will be placed in interim care centres until their families can be traced.

World News Woman captures dog riding her one-eyed pony on its own
Author: 0 Woman captures dog riding her one-eyed pony on its own

She was surprised to see her one-eyed horse trotting away with the neighbor's dog when she pulled up in to her driveway. "I'm stealing the dog, new circus act!" she joked on the post. The dog didn't get hurt! On Wednesday, Schenker shared on her newly created Facebook page, Cricket and Pals , her video being played on ABC's "Good Morning America".

World News Citation impact helps China surge ahead in latest Asia rankings
Author: 0 Citation impact helps China surge ahead in latest Asia rankings

The rankings are structured as global performance tables that judge research-intensive universities across all their core missions: teaching, research, knowledge transfer and worldwide outlook. Nanyang Technological University (NTU) also improved in most areas, but dropped one place to be ranked joint fifth with Hong Kong University of Science and Technology .

World News Trump to Be Briefed on Democrats' Rebuttal to GOP Memo on FBI
Author: 0 Trump to Be Briefed on Democrats' Rebuttal to GOP Memo on FBI

Later in the interview, Gowdy reiterated that he's not ready to say there was an anti-Trump conspiracy within the DOJ because "I never allege a conspiracy when simple incompetence will suffice as an explanation". We had argued from the start for the documents' simultaneous release. One White House official told CNN they believed the conversation was exclusively about the memo.

World News Texas police officer fatally shot; suspect in standoff
Author: 0 Texas police officer fatally shot; suspect in standoff

Richardson Police spokesman Kevin Perlich said police had received reports of a disturbance with shots fired just after 7 p.m. "Unfortunately, one of our officers was also shot and has gone down". It's unclear if he was injured. A second person has been taken to the hospital in unknown condition after the barricaded man began firing at random, according to Richardson police.

World News Russian hackers successfully accessed voter registration rolls for 2016 elections, officials say
Author: 0 Russian hackers successfully accessed voter registration rolls for 2016 elections, officials say

It was not clear which state rolls had been hacked into. Manfra said that she "stands by the list", but also noted its limitations, saying it was a "snapshot in time with the visibility that the department had at that time". Tillerson also said he believed Russian Federation was already attempting to tamper in the 2018 midterm elections. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson stressed the importance of confronting Russian Federation about its involvement in US elections Tuesday.

World News Two mothers accuse Washington day care of waxing children's eyebrows
Author: 0 Two mothers accuse Washington day care of waxing children's eyebrows

Officials with the Boys & Girls Club and the Washington Department of Early Learning confirmed they are investigating. This picture taken Thursday, Feb. "She was like, 'I trust my staff, ' and then she giggled". Her post has since garnered 14,000 likes and been shared countless times. "The Boys and Girls Club takes these allegation seriously and will work to support the investigation process", the nonprofit said Monday.

World News Obamacare Sign-Ups in Texas Dipped More Than the National Average Last Year
Author: 0 Obamacare Sign-Ups in Texas Dipped More Than the National Average Last Year

Overall, the 39 states that use the federal website saw their enrollment slip by about 5 percent. State-based marketplaces control their own funding for outreach and consumer assistance. Census Bureau. "We think this (14.1 percent) increase will allow our ACA plans to be financially viable, while being more affordable for our customers".

World News NBA All-Star Celebrity Game rosters revealed
Author: 0 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game rosters revealed

As the presenting partner of the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game , the potato chip brand will unveil the game's first-ever 4-point line, dubbed "The RIDGE". She has more than 170K followers on Twitter and more than 600k followers on Instagram. To get a sense of how badly Dolson and her teammates mopped Hart and his boys, Hart said in an old YouTube clip, "There's no such thing as an airball, there's shots that just miss the rim".

World News North Korea suspected of hacking Japanese crypto exchange
Author: 0 North Korea suspected of hacking Japanese crypto exchange

Speculation is rife about whether he will meet with members of North Korea's official delegation on the sidelines of the games. "There is no shift in policy ", a senior administration official told reporters later. North Koreans "alone are responsible for these tensions, they alone must take responsibility for these tensions, and they alone can solve these tensions", Tillerson told North Korea's United Nations ambassador Ja Song Nam.

World News Six injured in Vic hot air balloon crash
Author: 0 Six injured in Vic hot air balloon crash

Local reports said some of them were thrown from the basket as the balloon attempted to land after being buffeted by strong winds. Images from the scene show passengers lying on the ground being treated by emergency crews. Two women in their 50s have been taken Marnoondah Hospital, while a woman in her 60s has been taken to Box Hill Hospital with suspected ankle fractures.

World News Third ODI: Kohli, spinners give India unassailable 3-0 lead
Author: 0 Third ODI: Kohli, spinners give India unassailable 3-0 lead

Duminy jolted India once again with the wicket of No.4 Ajinkya Rahane (11), before all-rounder Hardik Pandya (14), Mahendra Singh Dhoni (10) and Kedar Jadhav (1) made their way back in quick succession. Kohli and India look hungry for a 6-0 whitewash and ther tour will not even be over then as there are three T20 Internationals scheduled for after that.

World News USA official warns of growing threat from North Korea
Author: 0 USA official warns of growing threat from North Korea

In response, North Korea released a statement that the United States was preparing a pre-emptive strike on the Korean peninsula that would target Pyongyang. Pyongyang is under tightening economic embargo that has been imposed courtesy of the United States government and the UN General Assembly. Ju said the U.S.is taking issue with Pyongyang's nuclear threat to justify the so-called "bloody nose" strike which refers to a limited preemptive strike .

World News Tsunami warning test causes scare in Houston area
Author: 0 Tsunami warning test causes scare in Houston area

The back-and-forth only added to the confusion about why and how AccuWeather customers throughout the East Coast, the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean wound up with a tsunami warning that wasn't real. "The responsibility is on the NWS to properly and consistently code the messages, for only they know if the message is correct or not", the company said in a statement.

World News Snow forces Eiffel Tower closure as bad weather hits France
Author: 0 Snow forces Eiffel Tower closure as bad weather hits France

With roads uncleared, hundreds of people spent Tuesday night trapped in their vehicles or in improvised shelters outside Paris. The icy weather is a stark contrast from January's mild and rainy weather, which led to severe flooding and swelling of the Seine river.

World News United Nations probing alleged chlorine gas attacks in Syria
Author: 0 United Nations probing alleged chlorine gas attacks in Syria

Attacks on Eastern Ghouta on August 21, 2013 killed an estimated 1,400 people and wounded thousands. The monitoring group said the campaign against Ghouta has killed at least 350 civilians , including more than 80 children. "We know its unsafe, but there is no other option", al-Bashy told MEE. "They just see a place on the street and they stay there". "The humanitarian situation has dramatically deteriorated, and that's why we are ringing alarm bells".

World News Burrows appears to knee Hall in head
Author: 0 Burrows appears to knee Hall in head

The agitating forward had a telephone hearing Wednesday with the National Hockey League after kneeing Hall twice in the head during a stoppage in play in Tuesday night's 5-3 victory. He was given the option for an in-person hearing by NHL Player Safety, but Burrows waived that right in favor of a phone hearing. The Senators forward was last suspended in October 2014, which means he's not considered a repeat offender by the NHL's standards.

World News Pence announces 'toughest' USA sanctions on North Korea
Author: 0 Pence announces 'toughest' USA sanctions on North Korea

Ko reportedly died in 2004. "We're excited to partner with Uber to reach Olympic fans on the go", said Gary Zenkel, president, NBC Olympics. Abe added that the allies would urge other countries not to be "captivated by the charm offensive of North Korea ".

World News Hassan Rouhani underlines importance of Iran's ties with Turkey
Author: 0 Hassan Rouhani underlines importance of Iran's ties with Turkey

On Tuesday Erdogan repeated his demand for US forces to pull back from Manbij, saying the United States was setting itself up against Turkey, Iran and possibly Russian Federation by arming the YPG-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in a large part of northern Syria which borders Turkey.