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World News EasyJet Shares Pop as Airline Profits From Other Carriers' Woes
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The airline looks to have benefited from a re-shaping of the industry a year ago, helping to support fares and keep flights full. The industry was reshaped past year after British holiday carrier Monarch collapsed, Germany's Air Berlin and Italy's Alitalia went into administration and Europe's biggest budget airline Ryanair scrapped flights due to pilot rostering issues.

World News School choice deserves bold action to give Americans better education
Author: 0 School choice deserves bold action to give Americans better education

But a closer look reveals that almost half - 49 percent - of Nebraska's third- through eighth-grade students failed to meet proficiency standards in reading. Choice does not need to be a discussion about private versus public; rather it should be an acknowledgment that every child does not have the same academic, social, or emotional needs and that parents and guardians should be free to choose what is best for their child.

World News IS fighters killed in Syria strikes
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said last week that the US would continue training local defense forces, composed mainly of Syrian Kurds, to prevent the return of ISIS and counter Iranian ambitions in the country. The air strike and Jarrard's support for the Syrian Democratic Forces came in the wake of Turkey launching a military operation in Afrin area of northwest Syria targeting Kurdish YPG fighters.

World News Save the Children Office Under Attack in Afghanistan, 1 Dead
Author: 0 Save the Children Office Under Attack in Afghanistan, 1 Dead

Some 46 people in the building, many of whom hid in a safe room, were rescued. There was no claim of responsibility but the Taliban , seeking to reimpose Islamic rule after their 2001 ouster, issued a statement denying involvement. The group allegedly set off a vehicle bomb outside the office before gunmen stormed the charity's compound. Soon after, security forces were called in as well as ambulances.

World News German politician converts to Islam, quits AfD party
Author: 0 German politician converts to Islam, quits AfD party

Wagner was first elected as an AfD representative in 2015 and was a member of the state committee responsible for churches and religious communities. The AfD became Germany's third largest party in parliament after last September's general election.

World News Two teenage girls injured in fresh clashes near Shopian gunfight site
Author: 0 Two teenage girls injured in fresh clashes near Shopian gunfight site

Security forces fired pellets and tear gas shells to disperse protestors during the operation, the Greater Kashmir reported quoting GNS news agency. Javeed Ahmad Bhat, Block Medical Officer PHC Rajpora who operated upon the boy confirmed that he was declared brought dead on arrival. Director General of Police, S P Vaid said two militants have been killed in the encounter.

World News Gay couple sues US State Dept. over son's citizenship
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This comes after they moved to Canada to get married as they were unable to do so in either Israel or US. While one of the boy's fathers is American, the other is Israeli and the boys were conceived using donor eggs and sperm from each partner.

World News Pats Favored By 6 Points Over Eagles In Super Bowl
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We are good fans. I have been accused of not having empathy or compassion for the fans and to an extent at times that can be true. He may have done that, but he also gave them a good laugh - along with the rest of the country. 22, 2018. Pederson said that even back then they thought that experience could pay off in the long run. "What Jacksonville did in the first half (of the AFC Championship Game), running Kansas City's style of offense, spread the field, force you to play inside and ...

World News Kentucky police working to determine motive of school shooter
Author: 0 Kentucky police working to determine motive of school shooter

The president did have time on Tuesday after the shooting to tweet about "Cryin' Chuck Schumer" and "the 50,000 important text messages between Federal Bureau of Investigation lovers Lisa Page and Peter Strzok", but no words about a mass shooting at a Kentucky high school .

World News Inflation rises 3.5% in Dec 2017, full year 3.7%
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WELLINGTON, Jan 25 (Reuters) - New Zealand's consumer price index (CPI) rose only 0.1 percent in the fourth quarter, Statistics New Zealand said on Thursday, dramatically short of expectations and sparking a selloff in the local currency. Westpac Banking Corp senior economist Michael Gordon said "it's likely that the gains in the New Zealand dollar earlier in 2017 are still flowing through into retail prices of imported products".

World News Pope Francis Rails Against 'Fake News,' Condemns 'Snake-Tactics' of Its Authors
Author: 0 Pope Francis Rails Against 'Fake News,' Condemns 'Snake-Tactics' of Its Authors

The pope has been the target of fake news a number of times, including one story produced by a now-defunct "satirical" website that claimed Francis had endorsed Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election campaign. " Disinformation thus thrives on the absence of healthy confrontation with other sources of information that could effectively challenge prejudices and generate constructive dialogue", the pope said.

World News 48th World Economic Forum opens in Davos; Trump message much awaited
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday addressed the opening session of the ( WEF 2018), becoming the first Indian prime minister in two decades to join the world's top business leaders in the Swiss resort town of Davos .Modi outlined climate change, terrorism and protectionism as three global threats, even as he projected India as a favourable investment destination.

World News Trump urges Turkey to limit military actions in Syria
Author: 0 Trump urges Turkey to limit military actions in Syria

Turkey's official account of the call noted that Erdogan had urged Trump to cut off all USA support for the Kurdish YPG and insisted that " Operation Olive Branch" - the assault on Afrin - was an entirely legal defense of Turkey's national security.

World News PM Netanyahu And Mrs. Netanyahu Depart For Davos Economic Conference
Author: 0 PM Netanyahu And Mrs. Netanyahu Depart For Davos Economic Conference

Netanyahu held meetings with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel, Swiss President Alain Berset and Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev. They also said they were happy with the positive dynamics of the Ukrainian-Israeli political dialogue at all levels. "She does not necessarily agree with the way we want to deal with it....but she understands that it has to do with our concern for something that threatens our very ...

World News CPI(M) plans impeachment motion against CJI
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CPI (M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury said the judiciary has been unable to address the issues flagged by the apex court judges and it was time that the legislature and the executive come together to resolve the crisis. To kickstart the process, 50 members of Rajya Sabha or 100 members of the Lok Sabha need to sign the motion. "We would not want the Opposition to appear fractured on the issue", a senior Congress leader said.

World News When and where will it hit the United Kingdom today — Storm Georgina
Author: 0 When and where will it hit the United Kingdom today — Storm Georgina

Power cuts are possible as a result of the hard conditions, the Met Office said, as is the flooding of "a few" homes and businesses. Amber weather warnings over wind in Scotland have now been extended until 5pm Wednesday. A satellite image below showed the storm bearing down on Scotland overnight. Gusts of 70 to 80mph are likely in northern and western parts of the Highlands and could even reach 90mph around the western isles.

Author: 0 Jay Feely: Gisele was "dead serious" about wanting Tom Brady to retire

Anyway, TMZ Sports is reporting that law enforcement in Minneapolis has "special plans" to watch Brady's jersey, and "the protection of player property - especially game-used memorabilia - will be a major priority this time around". Retirement is a big decision and even though Gisele's heart is in the right place and wants what's best for Tom , that's a decision meant for Gisele and Tom to decide.

World News N.Korean Athletes to Stay Together in Gangneung
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Hyon Song Wol, who had inspected various venues in the South for their suitability for North Korean performances, said she appreciated South Korean hospitality during her brief trip. Following discussion that both sides may march together in the opening ceremony, there could be an issue as to how the athletes will be dressed. Under UN Security Council Resolution 1874, all South Korean citizens are banned from giving North Koreans 13 categories of items.

World News Indonesian troops show off snake-handling skills for Mattis
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But legal restrictions meant to ensure the US military does not become entangled with rights abusers prevented contacts with Kopassus from advancing beyond preliminary levels, USA officials say. Indonesia began to call the waters the North Natuna Sea in July 2017, a move that has irritated Beijing. He noted that Indonesia is the "maritime fulcrum" between the Pacific and Indian Oceans, and that the United States would continue to strengthen its strong military-to-military relationship with ...

World News Heavy volcano ash falls force work suspension
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Speaking at a news conference, Cedric Daep, a provincial disaster response official, said he recommends that the water and electricity within the danger zone be turned off in order to discourage residents from returning, insisting that it is extremely unsafe.

World News Elton John to make pit stop at Amalie Arena during final tour
Author: 0 Elton John to make pit stop at Amalie Arena during final tour

I've chosen all the music so everything will be just right. "But I won't travel any more ". And my life has changed. Sir Elton will be 74 when the tour concludes, and he said he plans to devote his time to raising his two sons. That said, the veteran rock and pop star played 87 shows a year ago, including one at Blackburn Rovers' Ewood Park stadium, across Europe, Australia and his Las Vegas show The Million Dollar Piano .

World News Crude oil futures jump to Rs. 4084 per barrel
Author: 0 Crude oil futures jump to Rs. 4084 per barrel

This week, the API is reporting another build in gasoline inventories of 4.117 million barrels for the week ending January 17. Industry data showed inventories rose by 4.76 million barrels last week, which will be the first gain in 10 weeks if confirmed by a government report on Wednesday.

World News Mom Accused of Poisoning Disabled Children to Death For Money
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The deaths of an 18-year-old woman in 2012 and a 26-year-old man in 2017 allegedly occurred in Maudsland and Upper Coomera. "The health and wellbeing of these children, we believe, were impacted because of the guidance the children have received from their matriarch, their mother", he said .

World News Official Says Americans Were Killed, Injured in Attack on Kabul Hotel
Author: 0 Official Says Americans Were Killed, Injured in Attack on Kabul Hotel

However, Ukraine's ambassador to Tajikistan and Afghanistan, Viktor Nikityuk, told the 112 Ukraine TV channel on January 22 that seven Ukrainian citizens working for KamAir had died in the attack. The US State Department had warned last week of a possible attack by extremist groups targeting Kabul hotels. Witnesses reported seeing US military vehicles at the site after the attack, assisting Afghan security personnel.

World News Nassar sentenced to 40-175 years in prison
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Nassar worked with the U.S. Olympic team and Michigan State gymnasts for almost 20 years and abused them under the guise that he was treating them for sports injuries. collegiate sports, the NCAA , opened an investigation into its handling of the case after an investigative report claimed MSU president Lou Anna Simon, athletics trainers, assistant coaches and others had always been informed of misconduct claims against Nassar.

World News USA to impose tariffs on Samsung, LG washing machines
Author: 0 USA to impose tariffs on Samsung, LG washing machines

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Tuesday that President Trump has made his final decision on the issue, adding that Trump's decision clearly reflects his willingness to defend American workers and businesses. As for solar modules, the tariff will be of 30 percent. Germany's BSH, which sells appliances under the Siemens and Bosch brand names, makes its washers for the US market in Germany and Poland, according to a spokesperson.