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World News Powerball victor fighting in court to remain anonymous
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The winner's lawyers argue her privacy outweighs the insignificant public interest in disclosing her name. The New Hampshire Powerball victor who wants a court order allowing her to stay anonymous says she made a "huge mistake" in signing the winning ticket without consulting a lawyer first.

World News Bengaluru youth detained for 'pakoda' protest against Modi
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The Karnataka leader also mentioned the 2002 Godhra riots that took place when Modi was Gujarat chief minister. He said his Government believes in the mantra of "Reform, Perform and Transform". Terming BJP's rule in the state from 2008 to 2013 as the government of "looters", Siddaramaiah said, "I'm not saying this for the sake of making allegations".

World News UP: Police rescue kidnapped child, captors caught
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The case was transferred to the Crime Branch from the local police by the Commissioner after they failed to rescue the child. While Ravi succumbed to his injuries, Pankaj had to be admitted to GTB hospital. The kidnapped class 1 student was handed over to his parents. The child has been has been sent to his parents. Missing boy's father received a ransom call of Rs 70 lakhs from the kidnappers.

World News Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam goes on trial in Brussels
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Claiming that Muslims are "judged mercilessly", he told the court to focus on "forensic and tangible evidence" and not to "swagger about to justify public opinion". The 28-year-old is the only surviving suspect of the Paris attacks . Abdeslam and another suspect, Sofiane Ayari , fled, only to be caught three days later in the Molenbeek neighborhood.

World News IOC refuses to invite acquitted Russian athletes
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Russian Federation has been banned from the Games as a nation in response to a widespread doping scandal that has involved athletes, coaches and officials. The Russian squad will face off against Canada in their opening game on February 11. International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach told reporters in Pyeongchang on Sunday the International Olympic Committee was "extremely anxious about the governance" of AIBA and "reserves the right to refuse boxing" in the programme for ...

World News Chinese government launches anti-dumping inquiry into sorghum imports
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In two separate statements released Sunday - one announcing the dumping investigation and another regarding subsidies - China's Ministry of Commerce said that it had not received any written filings requesting the investigations, but that it still believed that "preliminary evidence" revealed unfair practices.

World News Turkey cautions U.S. troops against being targeted in Syria
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Last month Turkey launched the "Operation Olive Branch" air and ground campaign against the Kurdish YPG militia in the northern region of Afrin. On Saturday, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan moved to reassure Macron, saying that Turkey had "no eye on the territory of another country", according to a report by the state-run news agency Anadolu.

World News China Aims to Eradicate Cryptocurrency Trading with Ban on Foreign Platforms
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China is to block all websites related to cryptocurrency trading and initial coin offerings (ICOs) - including foreign platforms - in a bid to finally quash the market completely. The cryptocurrency had slipped below $8,000 last week. The cryptocurrency market has lost $340 billion of value since the start of January, and many speculate it has much to do with a regulatory crackdown in Asia.

World News Melania swats Donald Trump's hand away from again
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Again, her arms were not in the sleeves of her jacket. During her brief visit to Cincinnati Monday, the first lady focused her time on the opioid epidemic - specifically how it's trickling down to children. The first lady has taken an interest in children born with neonatal abstinence syndrome. In the photo you can clearly see Melania is also carrying a bag with her right hand.

World News Gunmen kill officer, free militant in Kashmir hospital raid
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Jammu and Kashmir police wanted to shift him along with five other prisoners from Srinagar jail to other high-security jails outside the Valley but was disallowed from doing so by the local courts. a firing incident. The militants were lying in wait in the parking lot of the hospital. Meanhwile, the inmate fled from the spot along with the rifle.

World News India successfully test-fires Agni -1
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The Strategic Forces Command of the Indian Army conducted the user trial of the missile from launch pad-4 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Abdul Kalam Island near Balasore. The surface-to-surface Agni-missile, a key delivery system in India's nuclear deterrent profile, could carry a pay load of one tonne. The missile has a range of 700-900 km.

World News 2 killed, 116 hurt when Amtrak train crashes into freight train
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The southbound passenger train's locomotive was lying on its side, and the first auto was bent and also derailed, although it remained upright, according to images from the scene in the small city of Cayce, South Carolina . authorities said. In a statement issued on February 4, A CSX spokesperson said: "Our honest condolences go out to the families of the two individuals who passed away following the tragic events that took place in Cayce, South Carolina , early this morning".

World News Bucks acquire C Zeller from Nets
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The Brooklyn Nets have parted ways with center Tyler Zeller , trading him to the Milwaukee Bucks for third-year guard Rashad Vaughn and a 2018 second-round pick, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski . The 6-6 Vaughn, who was the No. 17 overall pick in the 2015 National Basketball Association draft, was included in the deal largely for salary-cap purposes.

World News Israel settler injured in W. Bank knife attack
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A Palestinian man was killed by Israeli forces on Tuesday in a military operation that targeted several villages located between Jenin and Nablus cities in the north of the West Bank, said deputy governor of West Bank city Jenin Kamal Abu Al-Rob.

World News US Supreme Court Will Let Pennsylvania Ruling Stand In Gerrymandering Case
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A Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice is turning down a request by Republican legislative leaders to step aside from participating in a hotly contested redistricting case. But he saw dangers in implementing a new map before the primary election. Pennsylvania's congressional delegation has been 13-5 in favor of Republicans during the three election cycles since the GOP-drawn 2011 map took effect, and experts have said those 13 seats are several more than would have been produced by a ...

World News Support stir in Kashmir, says Pakistan PM
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In a message issued by the PML-Q, the party leaders said the great sacrifices rendered by the Kashmiris to secure their right to self-determination would not go in vain and the PML-Q like the rest of the nation is standing with them. The PML-N chief said that he had several plans for AJK's development that would have eliminated unemployment from the region, but they were all ruined due to his disqualification in July a year ago.

World News Lawmakers say memo doesn't clear Trump
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Schiff said after Monday's vote that "there is a rising sense of panic clearly at the White House and as well on the Hill (among Republicans)" about Mueller's investigation . But Schiff said he's concerned the White House will make "political redactions" to the memo before releasing it, and not just to protect sensitive information, and that's why he asked the Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation to play a role vetting the document.

World News Nagaland Polls: NPF to contest for 58 seats leaving 2 for BJP
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The Nagaland uncertainty has come at a time where PM Modi reiterated his call for simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly polls, which was also backed by the NITI Aayog a year ago as well as Pranab Mukherjee during his tenure as President. "We are not severing ties with the NPF as they are an old ally of our party and we also have a good understanding", he added. Lok Sabha MP and NDPP candidate, Neiphiu Rio expressed gratitude to the NDA leaders led by Prime Minister Modi and BJP president ...

World News Will take up AP's case with PM', Rajnath assures TDP
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Rajnath is said to have assured the MPs of the friendly party that he would arrange a meeting of the MPs or Chandrababu Naidu with the Prime Minister shortly. The TDP leader added that Andhra Pradesh was expecting more than the Rs1,330 crore it received for Polavaram, and was hoping for a new railway zone for Visakhapatnam, among other things.

World News Larry Nassar sentenced to 40 to 125 years in Eaton County
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Most victims who wanted to speak publicly or submit a statement did so earlier during Nassar's seven-day court hearing in Ingham County , including 2012 Olympic teammates Aly Raisman, Jordyn Wieber and McKayla Maroney. That sentencing pushed Nassar's crimes and his connections to MSU and USA Gymnastics into a spotlight far brighter than they had been in during the almost 17 months since an Indianapolis Star story revealed allegations against him.

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President Donald Trump in a Monday morning tweet called any immigration plan that does not include a border wall "a total waste of time" - a missive that came as a new bipartisan immigration plan was introduced into the Senate. Senator McCain released a statement saying it's time to end the gridlock, so we can finally achieve a permanent budget deal that supports those in the military .

World News US, Argentina to tackle Hezbollah funding
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The socialist incumbent was officially named his party's candidate on Friday, the same day that Tillerson kick-started his week-long Latin American and Caribbean tour that began in Mexico. "So it's something that we jointly agree we need to attack and eliminate". Tillerson is now in Argentina meeting with the country's Foreign Minister Jorge Faurie.

World News Syrian rebels shoot down Russian warplane, kill pilot on ground
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In a retaliatory move, massive Russian air strikes have killed at least 30 militants in Syria , where a Russian fighter jet was shot down, an official said on Sunday. It is also host to several Islamist groups affiliated with al-Qaida. In April a year ago, the USA struck a military base in central Syria with more than 50 Tomahawk missiles, in retaliation for an alleged chemical attack by the government forces on a rebel-held town in the northwestern province of Idlib.