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Tsunami warning for BC coast after large Alaska quake

Tsunami warning for BC coast after large Alaska quake

The biggest aftershock had a magnitude of 5.3. On April 25th, 2015, a 7.8-magnitude natural disaster struck Nepal's capital of Kathmandu, the largest quake the country had ever experienced. "The first wave may not be the largest". He said the town has several shelters above the 100-foot mark, and they were still encouraging people below that level to evacuate. Read More

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Trust in USA institutions sees record drop

Trust in USA institutions sees record drop

Trust in USA institutions, particularly the government, has plunged in President Donald Trump's first year in office, according to a leading survey released on the eve of the World Economic Forum in Davos. Only a quarter of the population now say they trust the likes of Facebook , Twitter and Instagram as a reliable source of information. Elsewhere in Europe, the survey finds relatively high levels of trust for both government and media in the Netherlands (both over 50 percent). Read More

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GOP Senator Blames Trump Aide for Impasse

GOP Senator Blames Trump Aide for Impasse

Wall Street gave a muted reaction to the shutdown , with US S&P stock index futures slipping slightly at the open of trading on Sunday night-last down 0.1 percent. Senators pushing the debate said it's a signal that President Trump has lost negotiating powers, and the Senate may pass a bill he disagrees with. He says he's opposed to short-term fiscal bills. Read More

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Manila hands off latest China-US sea spat

Manila hands off latest China-US sea spat

Huangyan Island is also known as the Scarborough Shoal, a disputed territory in the South China Sea claimed by the Philippines as well as China. "China always respects and safeguards the freedom of navigation and overflight in the South China Sea all countries are entitled to under worldwide law", Lu said. Read More

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How Facebook stopped this Canadian from getting away with murder

How Facebook stopped this Canadian from getting away with murder

She was sentenced to seven years in prison. Police later received a tip-off that Antoine had made a drunken confession to the killing, CBC reported. The image sees Antoine sporting a belt matching one discovered near Gargol's body. Her legal advisor said her customer had endured a very long time of mishandle in the Saskatchewan mind framework and had gone to police to report manhandle by non-permanent parents a month prior to the killing. Read More

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OH ranks fourth in the country for human trafficking cases

OH ranks fourth in the country for human trafficking cases

The money goes toward services for sex trafficking victims and survivors in Northeast Wisconsin. Some of the most used routes for human trafficking are I-10, I-20, I-65 and I-85. To report suspected human trafficking or to request help in Alabama, contact your local law enforcement. However, the media lacks coverage of the severity of human trafficking in the U.S. Read More

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McCain tells Trump to stop attacking press

McCain tells Trump to stop attacking press

When asked about the ceremony on Tuesday afternoon, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the awards were a "potential event". " More than two-fifths of evening news coverage of the President (43%) focused on controversies, not policies, with the Russian Federation investigation alone accounting for one-fifth of all Trump coverage (1,234 minutes)", read one of the study's findings. Read More

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Meteor lights up sky, triggers mild quake in MI

Meteor lights up sky, triggers mild quake in MI

In fact, meteors do not cause earthquakes to rupture along a fault, according to William Yeck, a research geophysicist at the United States Geological Survey's National Earthquake Information Center in Golden, Colorado. That rich influx of oxygen is what escalates things from mild streak to "airburst", a term Bergin said is more or less interchangeable with the more colloquial "fireball" (experts, including NASA, use both). Read More

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Steve Bannon Avoids Grand Jury, Set to Interview with Mueller's Team

Steve Bannon Avoids Grand Jury, Set to Interview with Mueller's Team

Bannon's refusal to speak clearly angered lawmakers on the House Intelligence Committee , who vowed to make him speak. White House Communications Director Hope Hicks is expected to meet with the House Intelligence Committee as soon as this week, making her one of President Donald Trump's closest confidantes to be privately interviewed in the panel's Russian Federation investigation, multiple sources with knowledge of the matter told CNN . Read More

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Hear Paul Allen's 'Minneapolis Miracle' Radio Call From Insane Vikings Win (Audio)

Hear Paul Allen's 'Minneapolis Miracle' Radio Call From Insane Vikings Win (Audio)

There was the 41-donut two years later in the NFC Championship loss to the New York Giants. "He deserves it, he put in his dues, he took the hits, you know, I couldn't believe the way he spoke last night on the news". Quarterback Case Keenum and wide receiver Stefon Diggs hooked up on a long out route. Jerick McKinnon capped the drive with a 14-yard run at the 9:45 mark of the first quarter for a 7-0 lead. Read More

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WSJ 'falsely' quoted North Korea comments

WSJ 'falsely' quoted North Korea comments

The transcript was released after the White House raised questions about the accuracy of some of Trump's quotes. A North Korean state newspaper is celebrating the country's leader over the resumption of face-to-face talks with the South, saying Kim Jong Un's policy to improve relations were "brilliant" for "national reunification". Read More

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Carillion could enter administration on Monday unless United Kingdom backs rescue

Carillion could enter administration on Monday unless United Kingdom backs rescue

Transport Scotland said that Carillion had "no intention of withdrawing" from the AWPR project, and that the consortium delivering the route "remains committed to completing it in accordance with the contract". Laith Khalaf, a senior analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown, said it was likely the Scottish and UK Governments had been working on contingency plans since financial difficulties at Carillion first became clear past year. Read More

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Japan protests as Chinese frigate sails close to disputed islands

Japan protests as Chinese frigate sails close to disputed islands

Lu also said that China noticed two Japanese ships approaching the disputed area. The incident was the first to involve a submarine in the contiguous zone around the Senkakus. Ministry officials say the submarine apparently belongs to the Chinese Navy, as a Chinese frigate was spotted nearby. "China's decision to guard the sovereignty of the [Diaoyu] territory is unshaken". Read More

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Americans warned to 'exercise increased caution' when travelling to Jamaica

Americans warned to 'exercise increased caution' when travelling to Jamaica

The information is officially for US government employee travel guidance but also serves as a globetrotter's crash course of ongoing risks around the world. Regarding the ranking of Pakistan on Level 3, asking Americans to reconsider travelling to the nation, the State Department cited the presence of terrorism, specifically advising against travel to Balochistan province, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) province, and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). Read More

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States can require Medicaid recipients to work, Trump administration says

States can require Medicaid recipients to work, Trump administration says

The new policy comes as 10 states are already lined up, waiting for federal permission to impose work requirements on able-bodied adults in the program. Adding a work requirement to Medicaid would mark one of the biggest changes to the program since its inception in 1966. "Health care is a right that shouldn't be contingent on the ideological agendas of politicians", said Sen. Read More

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7-year-old girl raped, strangled and left in a dumpster

7-year-old girl raped, strangled and left in a dumpster

Zainab was kidnapped six days ago from Road Kot when her parents left for Saudi Arabia to perform umrah . Protests sparked by her death turned violent with a mob throwing stones and some shooting bullets at a local police office. Zainab Ansari was last seen on her way to a religious recital when her body was found 2km from her home. Punjab's Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif ordered police to arrest the girl's killers in the next 24 hours and offered a 10 million Pakistani rupee ... Read More

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