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Worldwide Powerful 7.5 magnitude quake strikes central Papua New Guinea
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Indonesian meteorology and geophysics agency reported that there is no immediate report of damage or casualty in eastern Indonesia following a 7.6 magnitude quake struck Papua New Guinea earlier Monday. More than half the world's active volcanoes located above ground are in this ring, according to the USGS . The region is the location of most of Earth's subduction zones, where oceanic plates slide under the lighter continental plates.

Worldwide Martellus Bennett doesn't want to retire
Author: 0 Martellus Bennett doesn't want to retire

According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, Bennett is planning to play in 2018. Bennett has publicly contemplated retirement, and his 2017 season ended in unusual fashion. Obviously, that's a question the Patriots need answered sooner rather than later. Bennett said he wanted to have surgery to fix his injured shoulder, but the Packers training staff pressured him to play.

Worldwide Assad's troops mass on edge of Ghouta despite ceasefire
Author: 0 Assad's troops mass on edge of Ghouta despite ceasefire

The resolution demanding the ceasefire "without delay" was adopted as Syrian government forces pounded the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta, where hundreds have died during a week-long assault. Eastern Ghouta is one of the last remaining areas near Damascus under rebel control, and the mounting deaths of civilians there has drawn increasing worldwide criticism.

Worldwide Police Respond to
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The four victims were taken to the Leicester Royal Infirmary. The local ambulance service said it took four patients to hospital and its hazardous response team was at the site. Pictures showed flames rising from a building. Leicestershire Fire and Rescue deployed six fire trucks to the scene as photos posted to social media showed large flames engulfing buildings.

Worldwide Dhoni, Kohli rested for T20 tri-series
Author: 0 Dhoni, Kohli rested for T20 tri-series

Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya and Kuldeep Yadav were the other players from the T20I squad that won 2-1 in South Africa to be rested for the tri-series. Young wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant and Tamil Nadu all-rounder Vijay Shankar have been included in the 15-member squad . Hooda was among the top-scorers in the Vijay Hazare Trophy this season, making 352 runs at 50.28 , while Shankar is fresh off scores of 84 and 100.

Worldwide Fiery Campaign for Election in Meghalaya, Nagaland Draws to End
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Tharoor in his address to the people of the state countered both Bhartiya Janata Party and National People's Party and called NPP a mask of BJP in Meghalaya. "Meghalaya got the best record in women education, empowerment in the proportion of women in school and higher education and these are national figures maintained by the HRD Ministry", he said to drive home the point.

Worldwide Pepperell holds off Fisher at Qatar Masters, Coetzee in top 10
Author: 0 Pepperell holds off Fisher at Qatar Masters, Coetzee in top 10

His nearest challenger, though, was left to rue three consecutive bogeys on the front nine. "This will give me confidence", said Pepperell, who first earned his European Tour card in 2012, but had to regain it at Q school in 2016. "I've always felt and believed I will win out here, but it hadn't happened before today", Pepperell said. In 2017, he had four top-five finishes on the season, chronicling his season on his own highly entertaining blog .

Worldwide Labour Support A Customs Union With EU, Shadow Brexit Secretary Says
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Britain's main opposition party is poised for a significant policy change that could increase pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May to deliver a "soft" Brexit that maintains some formal economic ties to Europe. "But will it do the work of the current customs union?" "The Labour front bench put down a number of amendments paving the way for the option of a customs union - they went down a few weeks ago", Starmer said.

Worldwide 1 dead in double stabbing at MA library
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The length of the knife is 10 inches as the suspect stabbed the woman several times, reports say . Some said they anxious that he "will kill somebody" - and had shared those fears with police. One neighbor said she has been keeping her kids inside the house whenever Yao was around. He was charged with murder and assault and jailed without bail pending arraignment on Monday.

Worldwide Heeding Calls By Gun Control Advocates, National Companies Cut Ties With NRA
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United is notifying the NRA that we will no longer offer a discounted rate to their annual meeting and we are asking that the NRA remove our information from their website . Allied Van Lines and North American Van Lines, along with security company Symantec , have also severed ties. The left-leaning news site, ThinkProgress, said it rounded up a list of 22 corporations it said was "making membership to America's premier gun-lobbying group more enticing" by offering such discounts and ...

Worldwide Trump visit with Mexican president put on hold
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The Washington Post cited US and Mexican officials in reporting late Saturday that the plan was shelved last week after a testy telephone call between the leaders ended in an impasse over the wall Trump has pledged to build on the US-Mexico border to stem the flow of immigrants and drugs.

Worldwide Armed guard on duty during Florida school shooting 'never went in'
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Fuentes was in the school at the time of the shooting . The deputy, Scot Peterson, was an armed school resource officer who did "nothing" during the massacre, according to Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel. I've been to the vigils. The school is expected to hold an orientation for teachers and students on Sunday. Scott said the southern USA state "will require all individuals purchasing firearms to be 21 or older", and meant to make it "virtually impossible" for anyone with "mental ...

Worldwide 105 girls missing after Boko Haram school attack: parents
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One hundred and ten girls remain unaccounted for following an attack on a school in the town of Dapchi in the northeastern Nigerian state of Yobe, the country's information ministry said on Sunday. Boko Haram insurgents assaulted the girls' boarding school last Monday. While it appears that many students at the school did go into hiding, Manzo said those children are now back with their families.

Worldwide PSL 2018: Two matches to be played today
Author: 0 PSL 2018: Two matches to be played today

At the other end Shoaib punished Sunil Narine and Shaheen Afridi. But overall both the former PSL Champions maintain nearly even PSL records as against Peshawar Zalmi's 57.14% triumphs, Islamabad Unites have 55.00%. They will be captained by Shoaib Malik, who did a mediocre job in the same role with Karachi Kings in 2016, to the extent he had handed over the armband before the first season was out.

Worldwide Broward County Sheriff's Deputies Under Investigation For Inaction
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In response to questions about calls for a ban on AR-15-style rifles and other semiautomatic guns, the governor said that "banning specific weapons and punishing law abiding citizens is not going to fix this". United States educators have expressed frustration at a proposal by US President Donald Trump for teachers to take up arms to defend their classrooms against school shooters.

Worldwide Jesus' Tomb unveiled in the Holy Sepulchre
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Rachel Azaria, a parliament member for the Kulanu party who sponsored the government's land bill, said it was meant to protect people who own homes on leased land the churches have sold since 2010. "Together with all Heads of Churches in the Holy Land we stand united, firm and resolute in protecting our rights and our properties". Meanwhile, Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat claims the churches owe 650 million NIS in unpaid municipal property taxes on property used for non-religious purposes.

Worldwide Saleh Muslim: Syrian Kurdish leader arrested in Prague
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Salih Muslim, a former co-chair of the PYD, was detained on Saturday in Prague under an Interpol red notice that was based on Turkey's request for his arrest. Muslim still holds huge sway over the PYD even after his resignation from the party's leadership. Anadolu said Turkey is submitting an extradition request for Muslim.

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