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Worldwide Everett man arrested on suspicion of school shooting plan
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Joshua Alexander O'Connor was arrested by police in Everett, 30 miles north of Seattle, Washington, on attempted murder and other charges at ACES High School , The Daily Herald reports . One day before 17 people were killed in a Florida school shooting , a grandmother helped to stop another massacre in Washington state. My aim has gotten much more accurate ...

Worldwide Trump mulls tariffs, quotas on foreign steel, aluminum
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US President Donald Trump has said he will no longer allow the US to be the world's " piggy bank ", as he discussed the possibility of introducing tariffs and quotas for steel and aluminium imports. "And it's possible you won't be creating - you won't be having much of a problem in terms of pricing because I actually think a lot of the countries will eat it because they want to continue to export", Trump said during the meeting .

Worldwide COAS reaches Kabul for Chief of Defense summit
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February 13 (ANI): Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday has arrived here to attend a high-level military meeting. In an attempt to persuade the U.S. The army chief said that collaborative approach and persistence was the answer to all challenges, for which Pakistan was willing to play its part. The letter, released by the Taliban spokesman, Zabiullah Mujahid, comes amid deteriorating conditions for USA and Afghan coalition forces on the battlefield and after a month in ...

Worldwide Bannon on Hill for closed-door interview in Russian Federation probe
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Uber exec says "no justification" for covering up breach House Intel postpones Bannon interview in dispute over questioning Despite subpoena, Bannon won't appear before House Intelligence Committee: reports MORE (Texas), the senior Republican leading the probe into Russian election inteference, said the committee is planning to examine what further steps the committee can take to compel the former chief strategist to provide answers.

Worldwide Asma Jahangir's funeral to be held outside Qaddafi Stadium today
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The pro-democracy activist was to be buried at a more private ceremony later in the day. "She will always be remembered for her brilliant record in defense of human rights and her courageous reports on the crimes of the Iranian regime", tweeted Maryam Rajavi , President-elect of the NCRI.

Worldwide Questions raised after Iranian-Canadian environmental activist dies in prison
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In a statement earlier on February 11, Tehran's Chief Prosecutor said that Seyed-Emami committed suicide due to confessions made against him. Yasamin Alttahir, Middle East and North Africa spokesman at Amnesty International, told Al Jazeera on Monday that the rights group too supports an independent investigation on Seyed Emami's death.

Worldwide Putin, Trump discuss Israel-Palestine peace process over phone call
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The dramatic shift in Washington's policy vis-à-vis the city triggered demonstrations in the occupied Palestinian territories, Iran, Turkey, Egypt, Jordan, Tunisia, Algeria, Iraq, Morocco, and other Muslim countries. President Donald Trump attends a bilateral meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, on January 25.

Worldwide Iran defends its military presence in Syria, asks US forces to leave
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Iran ´s involvement in Syria , including the deployment of Iran-backed forces near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, has alarmed Israel , which has said it would counter any threat and has mounted regular attacks into Syria . The U.S. military weighed in as well. 17 months later, Assad's forces have regained the upper hand in the civil war and ISIS has been basically defeated in that country.

Worldwide Changes to SNAP go too far!
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But Trump's proposal would require people who receive at least $90 a month from the program to get about half of their benefits in the form of a " USDA food package ", rather than by purchasing the food themselves, NPR reported .

Worldwide Russian plane with 71 on board crashes
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Some reports suggested there were questions about whether the plane had been properly de-iced. Pictures from the site showed the pieces of wreckage in a snow-covered field. Russian airlines have frequently been cited for safety lapses . Russia's Ministry of Emergency Situations confirmed that the plane crashed on Sunday a few minutes after taking off.

Worldwide United Kingdom charity responds to Haiti misconduct claims
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Caroline Thomson, the chair of Oxfam Great Britain's board of trustees, says charities that work in "fragile and unstable environments can become targets for abusers". Staff who worked for the charity in Chad alleged in the Observer that women believed to be prostitutes were repeatedly invited to the Oxfam accommodation there as well.

Worldwide Georgia officer killed, 2 injured serving warrant
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Henry County Sheriff Keith McBrayer said the shooting happened Friday morning when the two deputies attempted to serve an arrest warrant on an unidentified man at a residence in Locust Grove. According to his brother, Wade Corley, Michael Corley was released late Friday afternoon. The GBI identified the suspect as Tierra Guthrie, 39. Price thanked neighboring police departments for sending in help as the Locus Grove force mourned the loss of one of their own.

Worldwide Halifax rally planned Saturday during 'day of action' after Boushie verdict
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Those tensions were on full display as Stanley walked free after the verdict. "Something has to be done about this!" said Alvin Baptiste, Boushie's uncle, after the verdict was read aloud. In Canada, in order for a jury to reach a verdict in a criminal case, all 12 jurors must be in agreement. "One side is very unhappy tonight, but there is never any victor in a case like this", he said.

Worldwide 19 killed, dozens injured in Hong Kong bus crash
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Photos and videos published by social media showed the gold-coloured bus lying on its side with its roof torn off, while emergency workers treated injured passengers nearby. According to the South China Morning Post , fifteen men and three women were confirmed dead at the scene, while 61 injured passengers were rushed to 12 public hospitals across the city.

Worldwide Which Sport Is Pita Taufatofua, Tonga's Shirtless Flag Bearer, Competing In?
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He will become just the second Tongan to compete in the Winter Olympics , following in the footsteps of for luge competitor Bruno Banani. Taufatofua shot to fame in 2016 when he entered the Maracanã Stadium for the Parade of Nations. After Rio, he rejected various offers of modelling gigs and film roles, choosing instead to ponder his next big challenge. Could I do a new sport, the hardest I could think of, in a year? It's an unusual achievement, since there is no snow in Tonga .

Worldwide Donald Trump defends aide accused of beating ex-wives
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Trump then highlighted Porter's denial of his two ex-wives' allegations that he struck them while married. Vice President Mike Pence said he was "appalled" when he first learned about the domestic abuse allegations against now-former White House staff secretary Rob Porter , and is "going to look into the matter" of what the White House and chief of staff John Kelly knew.

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