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Worldwide David Wise defends title, USA gets 3rd halfpipe gold
Author: 0 David Wise defends title, USA gets 3rd halfpipe gold

With little margin for error, American David Wise was able to put together his first clean run of the day to vault past the Canadians and into first place. Blunck's best effort was an 84.80 on his final run, good for seventh. I said 'OK, if God wants me to do well in this event, then I'm going to be able to land this run.

Worldwide Cinemark bans large bags in movie theaters
Author: 0 Cinemark bans large bags in movie theaters

However "we aren't going to dig through your bags", Braun said. "Because we come out of school and sometimes we come watch movies", Towson student Ali Khan said. "I think it's probably a good idea the ways things are going now-a-days". Cinemark said it reserves the right to inspect all bags and packages as customers enter the theater.

Worldwide Freezing rain, sleet expected into Thursday
Author: 0 Freezing rain, sleet expected into Thursday

An Arctic front that brought storms, gusty wind and hail to parts of central Oklahoma is now bringing freezing rain and sleet - and that is causing road conditions to deteriorate across the Oklahoma City metro area. Wind: NE/E 5-15. High: 36. Cloudy, with a high near 34. Calm wind becoming south southwest 5 to 7 miles per hour in the evening. Winds will be from the northwest to west up to 10 miles per hour.

Worldwide Sharad Pawar' sensational comments: Sonia wanted to become PM in 1999 itself
Author: 0 Sharad Pawar' sensational comments: Sonia wanted to become PM in 1999 itself

He said the kind of politics that existed during the times of leaders such as Yashwantrao Chavan and S.M. Joshi can not be seen anymore. "The way personal attacks were made on the Nehru-Gandhi family does not fit into my ethical books". If you want to run the country, you need a strong team. "There is a doubt about whether appropriate decisions are being taken in the absence of team work".

Worldwide Amnesty: Trump policies set unsafe precedent
Author: 0 Amnesty: Trump policies set unsafe precedent

Almost 690,000 Rohingya have fled the state of Rakhine as a result of what has been described as "ethnic cleansing" by the military, with 6,500 of them left trapped on a strip of unclaimed land between Myanmar and Bangladesh. Mr Trump's willingness to tout "fake news" in order to manipulate public opinion, coupled with attacks on institutions that act as checks on power, show that free speech will be a key battle-ground for human rights this year, the British-based organisation said.

Worldwide Land cases go to CJI Dipak Misra after faceoff
Author: 0 Land cases go to CJI Dipak Misra after faceoff

We had pondered (while writing the February 8 judgment) over the issue - whether the matter required to be referred to a larger bench given the three-judge bench's 2014 judgment, and then took a conscious decision (to term it "per incurium" and overrule it).

Worldwide Kuwait urged to reform workers' rights to end Philippines crisis
Author: 0 Kuwait urged to reform workers' rights to end Philippines crisis

Duterte has been lashing out at Kuwait for the death of Demafelis and several other OFWs, some of whom died after enduring physical abuse from their employers in the Gulf state. "Ito ba 'yung kabayaran ng pinakita namin sa inyo?" "The status right now is the deployment ban (to Kuwait) remains", Roque said. Labour officials are due to conduct negotiations with Kuwait next week with the intention of finalising an agreement to protect the rights of Filipino workers in the country.

Worldwide President Ram Nath Kovind to address UP Investors Summit 2018
Author: 0 President Ram Nath Kovind to address UP Investors Summit 2018

Congratulating Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for successful organisation of Investors Summit 2018, President Ram Nath Kovind hoped that such event is organised every year. "It is a big initiative in changing the entire agenda of UP", he said. "Defence industry is a specialised industry, which needs technical staff... the state government should plan engineering institutions, which can give required trained manpower for upcoming industries..." "Jaitley also stressed that by ...

Worldwide Barnaby Joyce set to quit as Nationals leader
Author: 0 Barnaby Joyce set to quit as Nationals leader

PM Malcolm Turnbull is now in the USA, with Mathias Cormann now Acting Prime Minister. The resignation comes as his party investigates an allegation of sexual harassment which he denies. The Nationals Party leader addressed the media today after weeks of scandal. Calare MP Andrew Gee earlier said he couldn't back Barnaby Joyce to remain as leader and "all bets are off".

Worldwide Students across USA hold protests in solidarity with Florida survivors
Author: 0 Students across USA hold protests in solidarity with Florida survivors

They told the 500 students and parents waiting for them that they were fighting to protect all students. "If people want to kill, they can kill anyway, but you won't take that many lives". People attending the event vented about a need to improve safety, with banners proclaiming, "It Happened at my school #NeverAgain", "Listen to the students, they are the targets", and "No fear in our schools".

Worldwide Haiti suspends Oxfam operations
Author: 0 Haiti suspends Oxfam operations

Haiti is investigating how Oxfam Great Britain responded to reports that some of its staff used prostitutes while working in the country in the aftermath of the devastating January 2010 natural disaster, said Minister of Planning and External Cooperation Aviol Fleurant.

Worldwide Dutch Parliament Recognizes Armenian Killings As 'Genocide'
Author: 0 Dutch Parliament Recognizes Armenian Killings As 'Genocide'

Acting head of the Foreign Ministry of the country Sigrid Kaag noted that the government of the Netherlands will not follow the example of the parliament. Turkey summoned the Dutch charge d'affaires to Ankara on Saturday to express unhappiness with the impending vote. Describing the Dutch parliament's decision as "baseless", the ministry said the decision has no place in either history or justice.

Worldwide Non-EU net migration to United Kingdom overtakes net migration from EU
Author: 0 Non-EU net migration to United Kingdom overtakes net migration from EU

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has met with her Cabinet ministers at Chequers to hammer out the government's definitive position on a post-Brexit relationship while having to deny claims that it is seeking an open-ended transition period between March 2019 and the final severing of institutional ties with Brussels.

Worldwide Nawaz Sharif slams SC decision
Author: 0 Nawaz Sharif slams SC decision

PPP Central Punjab President Qamar Zaman Kaira also accompanied him on the visit. Meanwhile deliberations are on to elect new chief of PML (N). But all is not over for the PML-N. Sharif himself had also warned that the "people of Pakistan" would not accept any such decision aimed at ousting him from politics. A three-member bench of the apex court led by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar ruled that any person who has been disqualified for the parliament, can not serve as the party president ...

Author: 0 Pence slams North Korean leader's 'tyrannical' sister after near meet

North Korean officials snubbed Mike Pence Tuesday, backing out on a secret meeting with the vice president during his trip to the Olympics . Under President Moon Jae-in, South Korea is seeking to engage with North Korea in the hope that dialogue can eventually lead to negotiations on the regime's nuclear weapons programme.

Worldwide Montenegro police: US Embassy attacker ex-soldier
Author: 0 Montenegro police: US Embassy attacker ex-soldier

Police added they were investigating his motives and whether he had acted alone. Podgorica authorities stressed its firm position that this event cannot and could not affect the high level of protection and security of the diplomatic missions or the situation in Montenegro in general.

Worldwide Michelle Wolf Tapped for White House Correspondents' Association Dinner
Author: 0 Michelle Wolf Tapped for White House Correspondents' Association Dinner

Wolf has been a part of the Late Night with Seth Meyers team, and subsequently joined the Daily Show before announcing that she would helm her own Late Night Talk Show for Netflix later this year. Nice ladies aren't in charge of things. Prior female hosts have included former SNL Weekend Update anchor Cecily Strong, Wanda Sykes, Elayne Boosler, and Paula Poundstone.

Worldwide Tej Pratap Yadav vacates 'haunted' bungalow
Author: 0 Tej Pratap Yadav vacates 'haunted' bungalow

Former health minister Tej Pratap Yadav has vacated the 3 Deshratna Marg bungalow allotted to him by the government, accusing Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his deputy Sushil Kumar Modi of "unleashing ghosts" in the house to trouble him.

Worldwide Students Press Florida Gov't, White House for Gun Change
Author: 0 Students Press Florida Gov't, White House for Gun Change

Rubio replied, "What you've lived through, and what you live through, is not supposed to be a part of your high school experience". Given the amount of money Rubio has received from the NRA , "his support is surprising - but welcome", said the NY state senator Brian Kavanagh, who has been leading an effort to pass these protection orders at the state level across the country.

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