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Worldwide Syracuse Looks to Capitalize on NCAA Tournament Bid
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Remy Martin led Arizona State's team in scoring with 20 points, while shooting 50% from the field (making 6 of 12 attempts). Arizona State's defining weakness on the season has been defensive rotations off the ball, and with the way Syracuse tries to score, ASU will be tested more than ever.

Worldwide BJP to withdraw Vijaya Rahatkar's name from Rajya Sabha election
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Ms. Patel has sent her resignation to the party leaders . "He has also not mentioned serious allegations in his affidavit", Gujarat BJP president Jitu Vaghani said. My documents according to requirements were submitted. Meanwhile, the BJP has reportedly made a decision to field Rajiv Chandrashekar, who hails from Kerla, as its candidate due to pressure from the RSS.

Worldwide Turkish private jet crashes in Iran; all 11 aboard killed
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Mina Basaran , seven of her friends and plane crew members were killed as they returned to Turkey from her hen weekend in Dubai. He also said they would require DNA tests to formally identify those on board. She was wearing a denim jacket with the words "Mrs Bride" and the hashtag "bettertogether" and carrying flowers. Her Facebook account has been changed into a tribute page .

Worldwide Right-wing hate group Britain First banned from Facebook
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Both the group and individual members are also barred from creating new Facebook pages. But Facebook isn't a big fan of spreading hatred against other sectors of society, crossing the line from legitimate political speech. Facebook acknowledged it faces a balancing act in deleting politically charged posts, saying in a blog about its decision: "Some political opinions might be controversial, but it is important that different views can be shared and we are very careful not to remove posts ...

Worldwide US Defence Secretary arrives in Afghanistan
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Mattis said, "There is interest that we've picked up from the Taliban side", Reuters reported. But the Taliban has so far ruled out direct talks with the Western-backed government, which they say is illegitimate. The Afghan security forces were able to stop some attacks, Mattis said, though he noted he wanted to see them shift to a more "offensive mindset" in the coming months.

Worldwide Counter-terrorism police called in as Russian exile found dead in London
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It did not identify him by name. A former senior Russian executive linked to late Kremlin opponent Boris Berezovsky has been found dead in London in unexplained circumstances, British and Russian media reported on Tuesday. During his exile in the U.K., Berezovsky regularly criticized Putin and told the BBC in 2005, "I'm sure that Putin doesn't have the chance to survive, even to the next election in 2008".

Worldwide Militants 'Capture District Headquarters' In Afghan Province
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This comes after President Ashraf Ghani laid out a new peace offer to the Taliban two weeks ago. "The [Taliban] fighters attacked the district offices early in the morning from different directions and have taken over the offices", Dadullah Qane, a member of the provincial council, told Al Jazeera.

Worldwide Prime minister returns to Ramallah says assassination attempt well prepared
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Also, a security source confirmed that Palestinian intelligence Chief Majid Faraj was part of the convoy but was not hurt either. In October, Hamas and the Palestinian Authority began reconciliation talks, but those have bogged down, even as shortages of clean water, medicine and other necessities have fueled concerns that the dispute could boil over into violence.

Worldwide Syrian Observatory says war has killed more than half a million
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Since 18 February Syrian troops have been waging a fierce offensive on rebels in Eastern Ghouta , the last opposition bastion on the outskirts of Damascus . A military media unit run by the Iran-backed Lebanese group Hezbollah, an ally of the Syrian government, said the army had also entirely surrounded the town of Douma.

Worldwide Harvick races to 3rd straight Cup victory
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He took the lead with 22 laps to go and basically coasted home to his third consecutive Cup victory, leaving Busch and the other pretenders to ponder what might have been - and if Harvick might win every other race for the rest of the year.

Author: 0 Trump Looking To Add Clinton Impeachment Lawyer To Russia Probe Legal Team

Respected Washington attorney Emmet Flood met with Trump in the Oval Office earlier in the week, according to The New York Times . I am VERY happy with my lawyers, John Dowd, Ty Cobb and Jay Sekulow. Although the president and his staff have expressed confidence in Cobb in the past, The Times reported that Cobb has recently clashed with one of Trump's other top lawyers, Don McGahn, and Trump is apparently looking to change up his staff.

Worldwide Former Trump Aide Sam Nunberg Arrives for DC Grand Jury
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He declined to speak with journalists on the way in or out of the building, and it was not immediately clear what testimony he offered to the grand jury or what documents he provided. Stone said he isn't concerned and would be happy to talk to Mueller. By late Monday, he said he would comply with the subpoena. The Trump campaign fired Nunberg in August 2015 after racist social media posts emerged.

Worldwide Police Probe Death Of Female Binghamton Student As Homicide
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The upstate death of a nursing student from Long Island has been declared a homicide, and a manhunt is now underway for a person of interest in the case who is believed to have left the country. Such calls occur when people can not contact a person for an extended time. Binghamton University's Facebook page offered a message of sympathy to her loved ones.

Worldwide PM Modi, Macron make joint push for solar energy
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By the end of 2018, Saudi Arabia has ambitions to invest up to $7 billion to develop seven new solar plants and a big wind farm. "It is also about improving public procurement and to provide efficient policies", he said, urging nations to facilitate purchase and supply of electricity generated from solar energy.

Worldwide Several Virginia counties under winter weather advisory beginning at midnight
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The Winter Storm Warning will be in effect from 7 p.m. tonight until 7 a.m. Monday morning. For the third time in less than two weeks, a storm is expected to hit the northeast, and this one could bring the highest snow totals yet. "If the storm tracks closer to the coast we could see 6 inches or more". Several days later a second, less powerful nor'easter came through dropping several inches of heavy, wet snow on parts of Cecil County.

Worldwide Two Palestinians die in clashes with Israeli army
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A spokesman for the Yitzhar said that the clashes had broken out before the troops had arrived, claiming that a group of settlers had acted to distance the Palestinians from the community. Palestinian groups have called for clashes with Israeli forces to protest the U.S. administration's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and relocate the USA embassy to the city.

Worldwide Police investigating after woman rides horse into Miami nightclub
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The Miami Herald noted that there was a Change.org petition to get police to take action against whoever made a decision to bring the horse into Mokai. "We are very concerned over the allegations", the department said on Twitter. A Miami Beach nightclub has been shut down after a stunt involving a live horse prompted widespread outcry.