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World News Kurdish YPG militia urges Syrian army to help it stop Turkey
Author: 0 Kurdish YPG militia urges Syrian army to help it stop Turkey

Turkey launched a military offensive on January 20 to clear Afrin from the YPG, which it considers a terror group. "As always, utmost attention and care has been shown to not hurt civilians", Friday's statement added. Pro-Damascus militias arrived in the northwesterly Afrin region late on Tuesday in response to a request by the YPG to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government.

World News US expected to open embassy in Jerusalem in May
Author: 0 US expected to open embassy in Jerusalem in May

To move quickly, the new embassy will be in the neighborhood Arnona, where there is the existing US consular building that provides visa services for American citizens. Trump said the campaign against moving the embassy was "incredible", but that the campaign in favor was also incredible. A move in May would be much sooner than was expected.

World News No survivors in crash involving plane headed to Green Bay
Author: 0 No survivors in crash involving plane headed to Green Bay

The police did not officially state the number of people on board, but said that no one survived. Indiana State Police told Indianapolis ABC affiliate WRTV that at least three people died in the crash. The scene is located near the intersection of county roads 600 South and 500 West. Rossville is in rural Carroll County, about 50 miles northwest of Indianapolis.

World News Analysts Estimates And Ratings British American Tobacco plc (BTI)
Author: 0 Analysts Estimates And Ratings British American Tobacco plc (BTI)

The firm has "Positive" rating given on Thursday, September 7 by Susquehanna. British American Tobacco Plc (BATS.L) now has a 14 day Williams %R of -87.90. Van Cleef Asset Managementinc holds 2.54% or 66,700 shares. Bowen Hanes And invested in 9,890 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Argent reported 14,020 shares stake.

World News MO Gov. Greitens steps down from RGA position
Author: 0 MO Gov. Greitens steps down from RGA position

The Missouri House is launching an investigation into allegations that Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens used a naked picture to threaten blackmail against a woman with whom he carried out a 2015 affair. "We will carefully examine the facts contained in the indictment and answer the question as to whether or not the governor can lead our state while a felony case moves forward", Richardson said.

World News Arizona guard Allonzo Trier ruled ineligible, will miss game at Oregon State
Author: 0 Arizona guard Allonzo Trier ruled ineligible, will miss game at Oregon State

Trier returned after 19 games when he passed a follow-up drug test. Below is a statement from the school detailing the circumstances of Thursday's decision. The NCAA agreed that the reappearance of the drug stems from the amount Trier ingested in 2016 and as a result was suspended for the first 19 games of Arizona's 2016-17 season.

World News Ivanka Trump arrives in South Korea for Olympics closing
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump arrives in South Korea for Olympics closing

A potential meeting between Pence and the North Koreans had been the most highly anticipated moment of the vice president's visit to Pyeongchang , South Korea , where he led the U.S delegation to the opening ceremonies . "We absolutely oppose a visit to the South by Kim Yong Chol , the main culprit of the Cheonan's sinking", Rep. Kim Sung-tae, floor leader of the main opposition Liberty Korea Party, said during a rally, according to the Yonhap News Agency.

World News Francis schools closed Friday as police investigate threat
Author: 0 Francis schools closed Friday as police investigate threat

Investigators found that threat to be non-credible at the time, but increased police presence at the high school. Lancaster police and the Fairfield County Sheriff's Office are investigating. Law enforcement staff are in the process of reaching out to other jurisdictions in an attempt to further consider common threads. "In this case, because we are unable to completely rule out any threat, we believe canceling classes Friday is the most appropriate course of action".

World News President Trump: 'I try like hell to hide that bald spot, folks'
Author: 0 President Trump: 'I try like hell to hide that bald spot, folks'

Ted Cruz (R-Texas), and Fox News host Sean Hannity. Trump has proposed increasing the minimum age for the purchase of certain guns in the wake of last week's school shooting in Florida. At that event, Trump said teachers with firearms could end an attack "very quickly". But Ward also said attendees were focused on bread-and-butter conservative issues: restricting immigration, repealing the health care reforms known as Obamacare, and building up the military - "not because we want ...

World News Piyush Goyal in inspection mode, travels in general coach of Kaveri Express
Author: 0 Piyush Goyal in inspection mode, travels in general coach of Kaveri Express

Till past year, the minimum qualification earlier was Class 10 and Industrial Training Institute or equivalent certificate. Now, anyone who is having the degree of Class 10 considered eligible for the post. All get equal opportunities, get enough time to prepare for railway recruitment, so decisions have been made in the public interest. The examination fee had been hiked to entertain only serious candidates.

World News Winter Olympics: New Zealand teens end country's long medal-drought
Author: 0 Winter Olympics: New Zealand teens end country's long medal-drought

Sadowski-Synnott, 16, produced the best score on a run by any competitor in the final - a 92.00 on her second lifting her into third overall. "I just used that as complete inspiration". Over the ditch, there were Australians claiming Sadowski-Synnott as their own, but she has put that notion to sleep. Never planning on winning a medal, Sadowski-Synnott has committed to the American Open in Colorado in just two weeks and booked her flights direct, so it's unlikely she will be flying back to ...

World News My Child Won't Be Walking Out of School for Gun Control
Author: 0 My Child Won't Be Walking Out of School for Gun Control

An armed school deputy rushed to the Florida high school building where terrified students ran from a killer with an assault rifle, but then sat outside for about four minutes and never went inside . But the vote isn't her top priority - at least not right now. "They showed the gunshots one right after the other, and then the kids screaming and everything".

World News States to forego most of $650M legal settlement with Takata
Author: 0 States to forego most of $650M legal settlement with Takata

The multistate agreed that, given the pending bankruptcy and the company's inability to pay its debts, this penalty would be subordinated in order to maximize the recovery available to consumers who were the victims of this airbag defect. In February 2017, Takata pleaded in a USA federal court to a felony charge as part of a $1 billion settlement that included compensation funds for automakers and victims of its faulty air bag inflators in connection with the largest automotive recall in ...

World News Trump to impose new sanctions on North Korea
Author: 0 Trump to impose new sanctions on North Korea

North Korea has denied any involvement. The Trump administration has launched new sanctions against 50 vessels, shipping companies, and trade businesses in the latest bid to ratchet up pressure on North Korea over its nuclear program. Kim Yong Chol now heads the United Front Department, the North's office responsible for handling inter-Korean affairs. The Blue House has said there are no official opportunities for US and North Korean officials to meet.

World News Arsenal boss Wenger reveals Lacazette recovery ahead of schedule
Author: 0 Arsenal boss Wenger reveals Lacazette recovery ahead of schedule

Arsenal's players will be keen to catch Wenger's eye, and their recent home form suggests they will win this handsomely. It's claimed Ramsey has been dogged by the injury all season, but despite making 16 Premier League starts this campaign, scoring six goals and providing six more for his team-mates, the player looks set to succumb to the problem this weekend.

World News Top 25 roundup: Purdue's Edwards scores 40
Author: 0 Top 25 roundup: Purdue's Edwards scores 40

Christian Vital scored 15 points and Terry Larrier had 14 for the Huskies (13-15, 6-9), who shot 29.5 percent from the field against the nation's second-stingiest defense. "We're getting better, and I am really proud of this team for their effort tonight, " said Underwood. "We're still, you know, coach speak, nothing I'm going to be happy with, but we're gaining ground".

World News Are video games to blame for violent shootings? Probably not, says experts
Author: 0 Are video games to blame for violent shootings? Probably not, says experts

He substantiated this argument by saying that a young kid is not allowed to see the movie if sex is involved but if there is violence the movie passes through the rating for young kids. "It's been going on for as long as there's been video games: all the way back to the 70s and 80s with Death Race and Berzerk; even Space Invaders", said Patterson.

World News Russian Federation blocks United Nations resolution on eastern Ghouta ceasefire
Author: 0 Russian Federation blocks United Nations resolution on eastern Ghouta ceasefire

Lavrov's comments, made during a two-day official visit to Serbia's capital, come as the Security Council is set to hold an emergency meeting later today on the besieged enclave of Eastern Ghouta . United Nations human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein called the air attacks and artillery fire a "monstrous campaign of annihilation". Nevertheless, Russia - one of the agreement's three guarantor-states - has failed to prevent the Assad regime from repeatedly violating the terms of the truce.

World News The final race of Lindsey Vonn's Olympic career ends in disappointment
Author: 0 The final race of Lindsey Vonn's Olympic career ends in disappointment

A handful of current and former clients were in the Pyeongchang Games, including Keller, U.S. player Bobby Sanguinetti, Canadian Marc Andre Grignani and Michal Jordan of the Czech Republic. That wound up working in her favor, as Shiffrin raced in the 19th position and looked well-prepared in finding her line down the mountain. Henrik Kristoffersen has taken advantage of rival Marcel Hirscher skiing out to lead the first run of the Olympic men's slalom .

Author: 0 Record high temperatures likely set today with a chance for showers later

WARMER WITH MORE RAIN: Another surge of warm, moist air comes into the Ohio Valley for Friday , and the entire weekend looks wet. Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low at 19. Rain chances will increase toward late Saturday into Sunday . Expect the heaviest rain late Saturday afternoon and evening. SUNDAY NIGHT: Clearing skies and cooler temperatures develop, with a chilly high temperature of 38 degrees.

World News Immigrants sue Trump over end of temporary residency program
Author: 0 Immigrants sue Trump over end of temporary residency program

The plaintiffs are asking the court for a nationwide injunction against implementing the end of TPS for Haiti and El Salvador. The immigrants from Haiti and El Salvador had been given temporary protective status in the U.S. In January , the NAACP and the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund filed a similar lawsuit in Maryland on behalf of Haitian TPS designees, Politico reported.

Author: 0 Trump says arming teachers could help prevent school massacres

The meeting included six students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where 17 students and educators were killed on Feb 14 by a gunman with an AR-15 semi-automatic assault rifle in the second-deadliest shooting at a United States public school.

World News No, for cripes sake, the Florida students aren't
Author: 0 No, for cripes sake, the Florida students aren't "crisis actors"

The 17-year-old student's candid critiques of the USA gun violence epidemic landed him at the centre of a smear campaign, sparked in part by a YouTube video titled " DAVID HOGG THE ACTOR". An aide to a Florida state legislator actually told The Tampa Bay Times that Hogg and other student leaders are "not students but actors that travel to various crisis".

Author: 0 Trump again attacks Obama over Russian Federation

Trump said in his tweet. "Question: If all of the Russian meddling took place during the Obama Administration, right up to January 20, why aren't they the subject of the investigation?" President Donald Trump is once again going after Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Twitter, demanding to know why the Justice Department has not done more to investigate President Obama.

World News Construction starts on Afghan section of Turkmenistan gas pipeline
Author: 0 Construction starts on Afghan section of Turkmenistan gas pipeline

The 25th meeting of the Governing Committee on Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India ( TAPI ) gas pipeline construction project was held in Mary city of Turkmenistan, Turkmen Oil and Gas Complex said in a message. "Since then the company has moved diligently towards TAPI gas pipeline's practical implementation", he added. President Ashraf Ghani, his Turkmen counterpart Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and India's Minister of State for External ...

World News School walkouts take place in Southwest Florida to protest school shooting
Author: 0 School walkouts take place in Southwest Florida to protest school shooting

The emotional cry for tougher gun control has intensified with student protests nationwide, from Florida, to the USA capitol, and on high school campuses. "They want to sweep right under the carpet the failure of school security, the failure of family, the failure of America's mental health system and even the unbelievable failure of the Federal Bureau of Investigation", said LaPierre.

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