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World News Global warming prompts Norway to strengthen its doomsday seed vault
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The Svalbard Global Seed Vault is located deep inside a mountain on a remote island in the Svalbard archipelago, roughly 620 miles from the North Pole. If crops are killed from natural or man-made disasters, governments can seek the seeds or plants they need to restart their countries' agricultural industries, in hopes of preventing starvation.

World News For 2nd Time, Russia Uses Video Game Footage for Syria
Author: 0 For 2nd Time, Russia Uses Video Game Footage for Syria

As the country celebrated Defender of Fatherland Day last week, state-owned Channel One made a decision to honour Russian soldiers fighting in Syria by sharing footage from the war-torn country in the latest episode of weekly show Voskresnoye Vremya .

World News North Korea Slams Latest US Sanctions as 'Act of War'
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Mnuchin said Ivanka Trump had spoken to Moon about the new sanctions before the announcement. Senior administration officials told reporters on Friday that Trump would discuss new sanctions on North Korea during his speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference and touted the sanctions as the headline of the of the speech.

World News Patrick Brown Out from Progressive Conservative Leadership Race
Author: 0 Patrick Brown Out from Progressive Conservative Leadership Race

This was politically motivated, going right back to the end of January, when Patrick Brown was first taken out". Brown said he sees support in the province for his platform, called the People's Guarantee, and said no other leadership candidate could carry out the plan because none have stepped forward to do so.

World News Canada's Tories promise to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital
Author: 0 Canada's Tories promise to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital

The International Union for Muslim Scholars (IUMS) has called for a "public and official uprising" against the U.S. decision to relocate its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in May. "In parallel, we have started the search for a site for our permanent embassy to Israel, the planning and construction of which will be a longer-term undertaking", Nauert said.

World News Fiat Chrysler May Stop Making Diesel Cars By 2022
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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will follow in the footsteps of Porsche and banish sales of diesel models. The legal version of this report can be viewed at https://www.thelincolnianonline.com/2018/02/27/90500-shares-in-fiat-chrysler-automobiles-nv-fcau-acquired-by-x-square-capital-llc.html.

World News Lebanon 'detains suspect' in Joanna Demafelis' murder in Kuwait
Author: 0 Lebanon 'detains suspect' in Joanna Demafelis' murder in Kuwait

Carmel Global E-Human Resources Incorporated in relation to the death of the 29-year-old OFW from Iloilo". Secretary of the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) Silvestre Bello III has recalled the Filipino labor officers in Kuwait, for failing to act on a request by the Demafelis family after she went missing in January previous year.

World News AC Milan and Lazio cancel training sessions due to snow
Author: 0 AC Milan and Lazio cancel training sessions due to snow

Meanwhile, Juventus' match against Atalanta was postponed due to a snow-covered pitch in Turin. Patrick Cutrone and Davide Calabria scored second-half goals for the Rossoneri in their 2-0 defeat of Roma at the Stadio Olimpico. Sandwiched between the Torino and Crotone games is the return leg of their Champions League round-of-16 tie against Shakhtar, which has assumed an even greater importance with Roma's season in the need of a lift.

World News Lenovo unveils the Yoga 730 and Yoga 530 2-in-1s
Author: 0 Lenovo unveils the Yoga 730 and Yoga 530 2-in-1s

This year, the 730 has received a few nice but minor design tweaks. Both the devices come with Windows 10 out of the box. That also allows there to be some distance between the screen and keyboard when flipped into tablet mode. The Yoga 730 can be outfitted with up to a UHD IPS display depending on your configuration, and with these releases, we're seeing Lenovo drop total weight and thickness over previous versions.

World News Oakland Mayor's Immigration Alert Prompts Angry Calls
Author: 0 Oakland Mayor's Immigration Alert Prompts Angry Calls

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf holds a press conference in Oakland, Calif., on Sunday, February 25, 2018 , about information she learned about possible upcoming ICE raids in the Bay Area. In a statement issued Monday morning, federal officials did not directly address the mayor's comments, but denied that the agency carries out broad sweeps of immigrant communities.

World News In pics: Bijepur BJD in celebration mood
Author: 0 In pics: Bijepur BJD in celebration mood

BJD lives in the hearts of the people of #Odisha. "Our people are peace loving and have rejected the politics of hatred and violence", said Mr Patnaik. Rita was inducted into BJD in September 23, last year. "Odisha is a peaceful state; the people will not stand for violence in a democracy", he said in an apparent dig at the BJP , which has sent many of its Union ministers to Odisha since last year to change the political narrative in the state that has been ruled by the BJD for the past ...

World News Kanchi Seer Sri Jayendra Saraswathi passes away
Author: 0 Kanchi Seer Sri Jayendra Saraswathi passes away

He was arrested on November 11, 2004 on charges of having a hand in the conspiracy in murdering the Manager of Kanchi Varadaraja Perumal temple. Born as Sri Subramaniyam on July 18, 1935, he was named as the successor to the Kanchi Mutt Hindu Monastery on March 22, 1954, by Sri Chandrasekarendra Saraswati Swamigal and was given the title of Sri Jayendra Saraswathi .

World News Vegetarian and Mediterranean diets equally as effective in weight loss, study
Author: 0 Vegetarian and Mediterranean diets equally as effective in weight loss, study

While the study was a controlled experiment and offers solid evidence that both a vegetarian and Mediterranean diet can help lower certain risk factors for heart disease, the experiment wasn't created to show why one diet might be better for cholesterol or triglycerides, noted Cheryl Anderson, author of an accompanying editorial and a researcher at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine.

World News Canadian Cocaine Smugglers Plead Guilty To Roles In Failed Cruise Ship Import
Author: 0 Canadian Cocaine Smugglers Plead Guilty To Roles In Failed Cruise Ship Import

They used the 51-day cruise from the United Kingdom through Latin America and then to Australia to transport about AUS $21 million (U.S. $16.5 million) worth of cocaine. Ms Mathur said that Ms Lagace had admitted at one point that she owned the suitcase in which cocaine was later found. Former porn star Legace was sentenced to seven-and-a-half- years prison for bringing the drugs into the country, but could be free by 2020.

World News Militant killed, cop injured in Tral grenade blast
Author: 0 Militant killed, cop injured in Tral grenade blast

Police said the grenade exploded close to Chopan, inside the premises of police station, resulting in his death. Chopan belonged to the Hizbul Mujahideen terror outfit and had been in police custody. One Chinese Pistol was recovered from the dead body of the killed militant, and police is investigating hwo he managed to get Pistol inside the lockup.

World News Search Continues for Missing CDC Official
Author: 0 Search Continues for Missing CDC Official

His family, who says they talk to him on a regular basis, became anxious after they tried to get in contact with him and he didn't respond to any of their phone calls and text messages. The cash is reserved for information that "prompts a capture and arraignment in this case", Atlanta police representative Officer Donald Hannah stated, yet police don't really trust a crime has been carried out.

World News Delhi Chief Secy case: Govt. employees demand apology from Arvind kejriwal
Author: 0 Delhi Chief Secy case: Govt. employees demand apology from Arvind kejriwal

On putting details of file movements and notings online, an AAP leader said, "There will be clarity on each project the government has proposed, and the level at which it is being discussed, or alternatively where it is stuck". In such a situation, communication between the political and permanent executive can only continue through formal written means and no talks are possible, they said.

World News Prosecutors Seek 30-Year Jail Sentence for Ex-South Korean President
Author: 0 Prosecutors Seek 30-Year Jail Sentence for Ex-South Korean President

Prosecutors accused Park of "damaging the Constitution by using her presidential authority bestowed upon her by the public for private use in order to help a confidante obtain profits". With prosecution's request, trial of Park was seen for sentencing. After months of huge protests at the end of 2016 and beginning of 2017, Park was impeached in March past year.

World News Crude oil futures lower in anticipation of USA stock build
Author: 0 Crude oil futures lower in anticipation of USA stock build

Both benchmarks earlier hit their highest since February 7. Analysts note that the prices for oil grow at the expense of strict discipline Saudi Arabia to meet the conditions of the global Pact OPEC +. He said that "What we discussed was that price of crude oil is such that it does not result in a loss to producers and at the same time protects consuming nation's interest".

World News Congress focus on traditional strongholds in Northeast: Ghulam Nabi Azad
Author: 0 Congress focus on traditional strongholds in Northeast: Ghulam Nabi Azad

Fighting to retain power in Meghalaya, Congress has been reduced to a point of near-oblivion in Tripura and Nagaland. In Meghalaya, the election has been countermanded in the Williamnagar seat after the Nationalist Congress Party candidate, Jonathone N Sangma, was killed recently by suspected militants in an IED blast.

World News When will it snow again? Your forecast for the next 12 hours
Author: 0 When will it snow again? Your forecast for the next 12 hours

Europe remained Wednesday gripped by a blast of Siberian weather which has killed at least 24 people and carpeted palm-lined Mediterranean beaches in snow. Met Office forecaster Alex Burkill said: "There will be very strong winds on Thursday and there is the potential for freezing rain and ice". Some communities could become cut off for several days.

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