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World News Pence's Anti-North Korea PR Campaign Bombs
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The visit of the delegation, which included North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's younger sister, Kim Yo Jong , intrigued many in South Korea, but also met scepticism about the North's willingness to give up its pursuit of nuclear weapons . The squad comprising North and South Korean players - the first such team at any Olympic Games - allowed three goals each in the first two periods and another two in the third period.

World News Man masturbates before DU student in bus, girl files molestation complaint
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The man was reportedly said to be unfazed even when he was shouted at, perhaps he must have emboldened by the lack of response from other passengers in the bus. "Had seen her shocking tweet and assisted her in getting FIR filed". The man was booked under Sections 354 (sexual harassment) and 294 (obscene act in a public place) of the Indian Penal Code.

World News Former football coach found guilty of child sexual abuse
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Bennell previously served three prison sentences in England and the USA and had been described by the prosecution as having "pretty much unfettered access to large numbers of young lads who dreamt of a life in professional football", in his role as a youth coach in Cheshire, Manchester and Derbyshire from the late 1970s to the early 1990s.

World News Revised RBI norms to fix NPA mess at one go
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In view of the enactment of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code , 2016 (IBC), it has been chose to substitute the existing guidelines with a harmonised and simplified generic framework for resolution of stressed assets. Gross NPAs of public sector and private sector banks as on September 30, 2017 were Rs 7,33,974 crore, Rs 1,02,808 crore, respectively. Structuring of Stressed Assets ( S4A ).

World News Iran accuses West of using lizards for nuclear spying
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The report Tuesday says Kavous Seyed-Emami, a university professor, was in custody for passing information on the country's missile bases to the Central Intelligence Agency and Mossad and planning to create environmental crisis. It has been reported that the Iranian authorities have refused to release the body to his family unless there is an immediate burial and no attempt to conduct an independent autopsy.

World News All 62 NY counties to offer early voting leading up to election
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That compares to 62-30 percent in last month's Siena poll . Greenberg noted that the drop in support for Cuomo comes as "much of what [he] has been talking about over the last several weeks has been overshadowed by the ongoing coverage of the federal corruption trial in Manhattan, in which the governor has been featured prominently".

World News Unexploded WWII bomb to be detonated as London City Airport reopens
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Jonny Campbell, the naval officer in charge of the bomb disposal divers, said the ordnance would be towed along the river after being removed from the sea bed. Police set up an exclusion zone around the dock, closing roads and forcing residents to evacuate their properties. All of Monday's scheduled arrivals and departures were cancelled as the emergency services dealt with the issue.

World News PM returns home after 3 nation visit to Palestine, UAE and Oman
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India as an attractive destination, Indian External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted. Modi arrived in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE, yesterday and held wide-ranging talks with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi as the two sides signed five agreements, including a historic pact awarding a consortium of Indian oil companies a 10 per cent stake in offshore oil concession.

World News Why Chris Farrell is the clear choice to replace injured Robbie Henshaw
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He already has had the surgery to correct the problem that means he'll play no further part in the tournament. While, the news on Tadhg Furlong is slightly better. Instead, he insisted that Schmidt's side are a more hard opponent than the reigning champions who put 46 points on them in Rome last weekend. "I think Ireland play much better rugby than England for me", said Parisse.

World News Commonwealth leaders in secretive talks over who will replace the Queen
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The source said the meeting was "a high-level group that has been commissioned to review the governing of the Commonwealth , but not so much who is going to succeed the Queen of England". A second BBC source to the Independent also said a key issue will be whether appointing Charles as Head of the Commonwealth would simply be a "one-off" decision, or whether this would result in the British Monarch automatically assuming the position of Head of the Commonwealth at the time of ...

World News Queen bans plastic from Royal estates after chatting with Sir David Attenborough
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It looks like 2018 could be the year in which we start to, collectively, take plastic waste reduction seriously. A spokesman for the palace told the publication, "There was a strong desire to tackle the issue". Internal caterers at Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh will now use china glasses and plates, or recyclable paper cups.

World News Ubisoft expect big growth from
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Jean Guesdon, creative director of Assassin's Creed Origin s, worked on the Discovery Tour project. Last week, I was lucky enough to attend an event for Discovery Tour . Outside of the classroom, Discovery Tour by Assassin's Creed is shaping up to be a fantastic way to explore the game's setting in history. In Discovery Tour players will have full freedom of exploration in Egypt free of conflict and narrative.

World News Sensex rebounds 295 pts on positive global cues
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The NSE Nifty settled at 10,454.95, down 121.90 points, or 1.15 per cent. The Sensex touched a high of 34,351.34 points and a low of 34,115.12 points during the intra-day trade. Tata Steel, Aurobindo Pharma, UPL, Yes Bank and IndusInd Bank were the main movers on Nifty gaining nearly 4%, while HCL Technology, SBI, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd, Bharti Infratel and Tech Mahindra were the top losing stocks, falling nearly 2%.

World News Spirituality to precede trade for Iranian president on India trip
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This will be the first visit by Rouhani, who is the seventh President of Iran , after taking charge in August 2013. Modi and Rouhani will hold a bilateral meeting in New Delhi on Saturday, during the course of which both sides would review the progress achieved in bilateral relations and also exchange views on regional and worldwide issues of mutual interest, according to a ministry statement.

World News Neiphiu Rio elected uncontested before polls in Nagaland
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Last month, Rio quit the NPF, which he formed after leaving the Congress in early 2002 and joined the NDPP. Neiphiu Rio addressing election campaign kick-off programme of NDPP 11th Northern Angami A/C at Chiechama on February 12. "But he must have realised his chances were very slim", he said. With today's development, Nagaland will go to the polls in 59 Assembly Constituencies on February 27.

World News ICE grants deportation stay to father of 5-year-old leukemia patient
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After the one-year stay, Berrones will have to file for a renewal. "I need him." His wife and children are US citizens. Federal immigration authorities want to reinstate a deportation order despite the stress his deportation would put the man's young family, including a 5-year-old boy receiving intensive chemotherapy for a rare form of leukemia, Wilkes said.

World News FBI says White House had information on Trump aide last year
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Bloomberg Businessweek journalist Joshua Green, who published a book a year ago on the relationship between President Donald Trump and his erstwhile aide Steve Bannon titled The Devil's Bargain , agreed. The official wasn't authorised to discuss the matter and spoke on the condition of anonymity. The FBI is the agency charged with clearing Porter because his job entailed handling sensitive information.

World News Ouch! Duterte Orders Philippine Soldiers to Shoot Female Rebels in Their Vaginas
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At one point, he said without elaborating: "Tell the soldiers". "If there is no vagina, it would be useless ", he continued, asserting women have no goal but to provide sexual gratification for men. Duterte, who once said that a gang rape victim was so "beautiful" that he wished he had "been first", has sanctioned a wide-scale drug war marked by extrajudicial killings in the Philippines.

World News DPRK high-level delegation heads home after ROK visit
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But North Korea's bad record on human rights and the growing threat from its nuclear weapons program appeared out of mind as Moon warmly greeted Kim Yo Jong , the sister of dictator Kim Jong Un , and Kim Yong Nam, the country's 90-year-old nominal head of state.

World News Allegiant announces discount flights from Lexington to Destin
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The RDU-Destin flight is Allegiant's seventh nonstop service from the Triangle. Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport will become the airline's 14th year-round aircraft base. With a unique focus on leisure travelers, Allegiant flies all nonstop service built around an "out-and-back" model whereby aircraft and crews return to base after a day of flying.

World News NY Judge Awards $6.7 Million To Artists Whose Graffiti Was Destroyed
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Although he denied the injunction, Judge Block warned Wolkoff that he would be "exposed to potentially significant monetary damages if it is ultimately determined after trial that the plaintiffs" works were of "recognized stature'". "Since 5Pointz was a prominent tourist attraction the public would undoubtedly have thronged to say its goodbyes during those 10 months and gaze at the formidable works of aerosol art for the last time".

World News Pakistan bids farewell to 'moral compass' Jahangir
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Jamat e Islami (JI) founder Abul A'la Maududi's son, Syed Haider Farooq Maududi, led the funeral prayers of the deceased activist at LCC Ground near Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. In 1986, she moved to Geneva and became the vice-chair of the Defence for Children International. She was jailed and later put under house arrest for her prominent role in the movement against Zia-ul-Haq for restoration of democracy in the early 1980s.

World News The Far-Right Internet Mourns Paul Nehlen's Permanent Twitter Suspension
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Corrections and clarifications: An earlier version of this story erroneously said Paul Nehlen was a Republican Party leader. Nehlen's campaign did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Nehlen drew national attention in 2016 when he mounted a primary challenge to Ryan, in part by criticizing Ryan as insufficiently loyal to Donald Trump.

World News New Zealand beats England by 12 runs: Tri-series
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Instead, after misjudging a quick single, pushing the ball towards mid on, he saw fast bowler Mark Wood's hurl at the stumps at the non-strikers end fly narrowly past with Williamson still a couple of metres short of his crease. Despite being heavily beaten by Australia in their opening Trans-Tasman T20 fixture in Sydney last week, New Zealand have qualification for the final in their own hands ahead of three games at home.

World News ISIS leader was reportedly injured in an airstrike a year ago
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They said that the information was gleaned from Isis captives being interrogated after they were caught as the caliphate began to collapse. He added that Baghdadi was hiding in the Jazeera region, a desert area of the central... "There have been isolated strikes by Russians in Raqqa, but as there's no timeline to it, we don't know if it's ours", a U.S. official said. One anonymous US official dismissed Russia's claims that Baghdadi had been killed in the airstrike while another noted ...

World News Nelly investigated for sexual assault for a second time
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The alleged incident occurred on December 5, about two months after Monique Greene claimed Nelly had raped her on his tour bus in Washington. In a statement received by TMZ , Nelly's attorney Scott Rosenblum said, "These allegations arose after Ms".

World News Noon Weather: More Clouds than Sun in the Days Ahead
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On Wednesday , moisture deepens and we will mention a chance of a few more passing showers; highs in the upper 60s and lower 70s are expected. This will lead to falling temperatures late in the day, with the chance for some rain showers. By no means is that a record, as the record high for Thursday stands at 71 degrees (set in 1949) for the Lehigh Valley. Spotty showers are possible in the morning, but become more likely by the afternoon with light rainfall amounts.