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World News Government urged to act amid fears of Carillion collapse
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As a result, the Government has been under increasing pressure to intervene to prevent the collapse of the company. However, it remained possible that those lenders to the UK's second-biggest construction group could yet change their minds, according to some people close to it.

World News NFC's Top-2 Seeds to Meet in Championship Game
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It will be the No. 1 seed vs. the No. 2 seed Sunday evening when the Eagles host the Vikings in the NFC Championship Game at the Linc at 6:40 p.m. "This is the first time ever I'm out of words", Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen said. Diggs leaped to catch the ball while New Orleans safety Marcus Williams inexplicably dove at his legs, missing completely.

World News Infiltration bid foiled near LoC in Kashmir's Uri sector, 4 militants killed
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Director General of police S P Vaid tweeted that the militants were killed while infiltrating in Dulanja village in north Kashmir's border area of Uri. Five Indian security personnel had died in a post midnight attack on a CRPF training camp in Pulwama on the night of December 31, 2017. The JEM had taken responsibility for the suicide attack.

World News 27 dead, 80 injured in Baghdad twin blasts
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Tayyaran Square is a bustling centre of commerce and a place where day labourers gather in the early morning waiting for jobs. He said there had been 16 deaths. There has been no claim of responsibility for the attack. In December, the government announced the "end of the war" against Daesh, which has been expelled from the Baghdad region and urban areas of Iraq that it controlled.

World News CVS to keep Aetna in Hartford
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Aetna would confirm neither the cancelation of the incentive package nor any future plans for the Meatpacking District location or its Hartford headquarters. "All Aetna locations will be evaluated during the integration planning process", a company spokesman said in a statement. "I will continue to urge close scrutiny from DOJ and other enforcement bodies to ensure the proposed Aetna-CVS merger provides consumers with greater choices and competition and spurs economic development in our ...

World News Despite injunction, Congress works for DACA solution
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But the law firm tells us that you need to be cautious of scammers who convince you that new recipients can apply for DACA , which is not the case. Now a court in California says, not so fast. But large majorities of Americans, including Democrats and Republicans , want Dreamers to stay. ROSE: That's California Attorney General Xavier Becerra .

World News Teen Murti Chowk gets a Haifa tag
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Netanyahu may be accompanied by Prime Minister Narendra Modi , who may receive him at the airport - reciprocating the gesture Israeli Prime Minister had extended to him during his landmark visit to the West Asian nation in July previous year.

World News The floor of the Jakarta Stock Exchange has collapsed
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Images posted online show debris strewn across the building. According to a report by SBS News, the cause of the incident is still unknown. Reuters says images on television and social media "showed a mangled metal structure that had collapsed around a Starbucks cafe near the entrance to the lobby".

World News Rahul to visit Amethi today: After Gujarat, Cong to focus on UP
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According to the poster, in 2019 Lord Rama will incarnate in Rahul and then the period of "Rahul Raj" or "Ram Raj" will begin. The 47-year-old Congress leader is likely to hold road shows at almost seven places in Amethi . To welcome him, a poster had been put up by Congress workers which has created a flutter of sorts in Amethi . "See the plight of his Lok Sabha constituency - Amethi - nursed by four generations of Nehru-Gandhi family", the chief minister told reporters on the ...

World News Top seeds bundled out of the Australian Open
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At 4-all in the second, the young American seemingly stuck the killer blow to break Zhang's serve for the sixth time. There was no sign of the drama to come until the seventh game when former world number 7 Bencic, in form again after winning the Hopman Cup warm-up team event in Perth alongside Roger Federer, broke the Williams serve.

World News Ice jams could cause flooding along rivers
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As News 12 reported , the jam caused flooding and evacuations in the town of Kent , in Litchfield County. On Saturday, Route 7 was closed in both directions due to the Housatonic River overflowing. The National Weather Service in Albany extended the flood warning for Central Warren County until 10 a.m. Monday. The flood state is 17 feet. Ice jams could form and lead to river flooding Friday.

World News Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi to seek re-election in May vote
Author: 0 Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi to seek re-election in May vote

He is credited for hastily rebuilding the Iraqi army and defeating the group in its major Iraqi stronghold of Mosul in July 2017, with assistance from the United States. Dawa, a historic opponent of the late Saddam Hussein, has held Iraq's premiership since 2006, three years after the dictator was ousted in a US-led invasion.

World News Hawaii panics after false missile alert
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David Ige said of the alert, which was also broadcast on some local television stations. "SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL", the alert read. The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency tweeted that there was no threat about 10 minutes after the initial alert, but that didn't stop everyone from falsely over reacting.

World News Man Films Dramatic Moment Flash Flood Hits His Montecito Home
Author: 0 Man Films Dramatic Moment Flash Flood Hits His Montecito Home

Helen Murdoch, a resident of Santa Barbara, described the damage done by the mudslides this way: "I would say it's apocalyptic". Her 12-year-old sister, Sawyer, was found dead earlier this week. "To get people here takes time and we're finally getting that request for influx". The vehicle pulls quickly into reverse just as the roaring mudslide appears and Farrell screams, "Oh my God, Mom, close the door!" as he rushes inside.

World News 16 injured from tourist boat explosion in southern Thailand
Author: 0 16 injured from tourist boat explosion in southern Thailand

The rescue operations were carried out in cooperation with Krabi Provincial Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Office, the Marine Police, the Tourist Police, the Marine Department, and the marine rescue team. Worapot also confirmed that it is now believed a faulty fuel line and leakage caused the explosion but the investigation is just underway. One of the most seriously burned passengers later died at the hospital from the wounds.

World News Trump Partly Denies, Also Defends Vulgar Immigrant Comments
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A fundamental part of Trump's modus operandi is his decision to terminate the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), which the president and his followers call an obvious instance of executive overreach. Sergio Sanchez, president and CEO of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Central Coast, said the judge's decision was an important one and he hopes both Republicans and Democrats can come to a solution for the future of DACA recipients, which he believes they will.

World News US House OKs spy bill after Trump sends mixed signals
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The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act permits the USA - without a warrant or evidence of wrongdoing - to collect phone records, emails and electronic communications from Facebook, Google , Verizon and other U.S. President Trump publicly contradicted a major policy position of his administration Thursday - the second time he did so in a week in which the White House has sought to beat back questions about his stability and grasp of policy details.

World News Buzzing Today: Donald Trumps Calls Africa a Shithole and Nigerians Aren't Pissed
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In the United States, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) described Trump's comments as "a low mark for this president" and "a low point for our nation". Trade Representative. Earlier, the government of Botswana had announced that it had summoned the U.S. ambassador to explain Trump's comments, reportedly made on Thursday at a White House meeting on immigration .

World News Conservative writer: Trump called friends to brag about 's---hole countries' remark
Author: 0 Conservative writer: Trump called friends to brag about 's---hole countries' remark

On Thursday, though, during White House talks about an immigration plan that would include protections for people from Haiti and other countries, Trump exploded with his "shithole" remarks, according to sources . Durbin said Trump specifically asked, "Do we need more Haitians?" before launching into a diatribe about African immigration. Trump ignored shouted questions about his comments as he signed a proclamation Friday honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

World News DACA scheme protecting young migrants in U.S. 'probably dead', says Donald Trump
Author: 0 DACA scheme protecting young migrants in U.S. 'probably dead', says Donald Trump

On Friday also, he reiterated his support for the merit-based immigration system which will take America to the "next level", asserting that he wanted safety and security of Americans and an end to "massive" inflow of drugs. But in a tweet storm Friday, Trump characterized the "so-called bipartisan DACA deal" as "a step backwards". "And if the President said what he said, as far as you give me something in a bipartisan way, something you work out, and I'll sign it, we hope to get that done and ...

World News Row will be sorted out soon, CJI assures lawyers
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The letter, written by former apex court judge P B Sawant, ex-Chief Justice of Delhi High Court A P Shah, former Madras High Court judge K Chandru and ex-Bombay High Court judge H Suresh, stresses on the need to resolve the ongoing crisis between the judges internally.

World News UN Secretary General pushes for peace in visit to Colombia
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CGTN's Michelle Begue reports from Bogota. Guterres' visit is the first to a post-conflict Colombia. The U.N. chief's remarks came minutes after he met with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos during his first official meeting in the county to support peace efforts.

World News Europe win EurAsia Cup
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Europe dominated from the start yesterday and their winning point came when Belgium's Thomas Pieters defeated South Korea's An Byeong-hun in a hard-fought match. We all have to do our own part today. "From there, to then go out and do the job the way they did today shows a lot about the character of these 12 guys and it shows a lot about the character of European golf and it shows a lot about what we are", added the Dane.

World News Federer unhappy about being considered favourite at Australian Open
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Roger Federer prefers to think of Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic as the favorites for the Australian Open title, despite entering as defending champion and coming off a worry-free preparation. Zverev just hasn't impressed me in Slams and he hasn't impressed me since the summer. Maria Sharpova, the 2008 victor, returns after missing last year's Australian Open because of a drug suspension.

World News Snow and cold temperatures move in tomorrow
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An arctic blast will follow our snow chances Monday with a below zero start to our Tuesday . A warm front will lift across the state late tonight and Monday morning which will actually help spark off some scattered snow showers. How long that snow sticks around and total accumulations are still uncertain. High temperatures only in the single digits Tuesday afternoon, and fall below zero Tuesday night! We're tracking wind chills between -15° and -25° as you head out the door ...

World News Federal government begins accepting DACA renewals following court order
Author: 0 Federal government begins accepting DACA renewals following court order

The White House and President Donald Trump initially blasted the decision. A bipartisan group of Republican and Democratic senators working to find a compromise to coincide with a looming spending bill vote on January 19, announced Thursday they had reached a tentative agreement on an immigration bill that addresses several issues, including border security and allowing young undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S.as children, known as "Dreamers", to permanently legalize their ...