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Worldwide More details released on murder of Pikeville officer
Author: 0 More details released on murder of Pikeville officer

Trooper Martin located Officer Hamilton who had sustained a fatal gunshot wound. Sadly, the Pike County Coroner's Office pronounced Officer Hamilton dead at the scene. His wife is Chelsi Lawson Hamilton and they have a daughter. A candlelight vigil in Hamilton's memory is scheduled at 8 p.m. Thursday at the Eastern Kentucky Exposition Center Billy Johnson Stage.

Worldwide How to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Atlanta the lucky way
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Patrick's Day 5k and parade the Sunday before the actual day. On March 17 , Prank is getting into the St. Patrick's Day spirit with $9 Guinness and an "Irish meets Canadian" whiskey pairing. When: Saturday, March 17 from 1 to 8 p.m. Irish dancing will be performed by the Baffa Academy of Irish Dance. Tickets are $20 for the show, which includes a drink ticket.

Worldwide Erdogan
Author: 0 Erdogan "hopes" Afrin is liberated by this evening

Azad Mohamed, an Afrin resident, said he waited in line for eight hours to get a few loaves of bread. But the YPG has been a key ally of the United States in the fight against extremists in Syria and Turkey's operation against it has raised tensions with Ankara's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies in Washington and Europe.

Worldwide Sub-.500 Texas Southern posts NCAA tourney win
Author: 0 Sub-.500 Texas Southern posts NCAA tourney win

There's a chance the Tigers get a win over another No. 16 seed in Dayton but that would be it. The big man is scoring 15 points per game, and making almost 67% of his shots. One advantage the Tigers have over North Carolina Central is size. The Bison have won their last eight games and 12 of their last 13, including a ideal run through the Atlantic Sun Conference tournament that was capped off with a 108-96 win over Florida Gulf Coast.

Worldwide Birmingham Police: Shooter down at hospital; at least 2 injured
Author: 0 Birmingham Police: Shooter down at hospital; at least 2 injured

Capt. H.R. Waton of Birmingham Fire and Rescue told reporters all three individuals involved were critically injured, according to the news station. The second victim is being treated at Highlands. sent an alert saying police "issued an all clear". AL.com reported police surrounded the UAB Highlands Hospital shortly after 7 p.m. That man's name was not immediately released, but a university official said he worked in the UAB Hospital system.

Worldwide House Fails to Pass 'Right to Try' Bill Due to Democrat Obstruction
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The House bill, which was released Saturday by House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden, R-Ore., and Health Subcommittee Chairman Michael C. If they do opt to provide the treatment to a physician, the drug maker would be responsible for reporting the transaction to the FDA. Manufacturers would still not be required to provide their pharmaceuticals.

Worldwide Ford recalls almost 1.4M cars, says steering wheels can detach
Author: 0 Ford recalls almost 1.4M cars, says steering wheels can detach

One person was injured. The Ford Motor Company has issued two safety recalls for certain Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles over steering wheel issue. The cars have a steering wheel bolt that could potentially loosen over time, causing steering wheel to detach from the steering column. Ford will send recall notifications to affected owners via first-class mail in the near future.

Worldwide EU, China urge Taliban to seize offer for talks: EU ambassador
Author: 0 EU, China urge Taliban to seize offer for talks: EU ambassador

Mattis comments came during a trip to Afghanistan that is expected to precede a sharp increase in fighting after U.S. President Donald Trump approved a more aggressive strategy against the insurgents past year that included more U.S. He said this really is probably their best time to attempt a negotiation, because it's only going to get worse for them. "We do look toward a victory in Afghanistan", he said, adding, "not a military victory - the victory will be a political reconciliation" ...

Worldwide Ukraine deports opposition leader Saakashvili to Poland
Author: 0 Ukraine deports opposition leader Saakashvili to Poland

The Ukrainian Supreme Court will continue hearing Saakashvili's claim against Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in the format of the Administrative Court of Cassation on February 16. Poroshenko responded by stripping Saakashvili of his Ukrainian citizenship while the Georgian-born politician was in the United States. Saakashvili called the charges absurd and politically motivated.

Worldwide Reports of person with gun on Northwestern campus
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Ryan Glew said a call to police reporting shots fired at Engelhart Hall , a graduate student residence, was a "swatting" hoax. Remain sheltered or avoid the area. The university urged people at Englehart Hall, a graduate student dorm, to stay behind locked doors. "Evanston and NUPD in the area of Emerson and Maple".

Worldwide Trump planning new tariff crackdown on China
Author: 0 Trump planning new tariff crackdown on China

A third source who had direct knowledge of the administration's thinking said the tariffs, associated with a "Section 301" intellectual property investigation, under the 1974 US Trade Act begun in August, could come "in the very near future".

Worldwide CBI Lets Maran Brothers Off The Hook In Illegal Exchange Case
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Maran brothers and others were acquitted by a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in Chennai on Wednesday. The CBI had registered case against seven persons in July 2013 alleging that from 2004 to 2007 when Dayanidhi Maran was Union Minister, 764 new telephone lines were illegally provided by BSNL at his Gopalapuram residence and new bungalow on Boat Club Road.

Worldwide With Nitrogen Executions, Oklahoma Enters Uncharted Waters
Author: 0 With Nitrogen Executions, Oklahoma Enters Uncharted Waters

Oklahoma and other states have not been able to get the drugs required for lethal injections amid opposition from drugmakers to having their products used in executions. In 2014, Tennessee authorized prison officials to use the electric chair if lethal injection drugs were unavailable. Executions have been on hold since the botched executions of two inmates nearly four years ago.

Worldwide Trudeau back in Regina Wednesday for meetings with premier, mayor
Author: 0 Trudeau back in Regina Wednesday for meetings with premier, mayor

According to media reports, the key conservations in winning a Canadian exemption were when Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan told Secretary of Defense James Mattis that the U.S. Trudeau's dumping accusations against Beijing, which echoed Trump's own message, come after exploratory talks with China failed to advance to bilateral free trade negotiations.

Worldwide Dutton explores visas for 'persecuted' South Africa farmers
Author: 0 Dutton explores visas for 'persecuted' South Africa farmers

The department of worldwide relations and cooperation (Dirco) has slammed statements made by an Australian politician, who says his country is examining the fast-tracking of visas for white South African farmers because of the dangers they apparently face in South Africa.

Worldwide Want to Be Happy? Try Moving to Finland
Author: 0 Want to Be Happy? Try Moving to Finland

The U.N. would go on to declare March 20 as the official date since 2012 with the understanding that happiness is a " fundamental human goal " and that it's an important consideration in the creation of public policy around the world. John Helliwell , an economist at the University of British Columbia and one of the report's authors, said there were many similarities between countries in the top ten.

Worldwide Precautionary lockdown over at Douglas High School
Author: 0 Precautionary lockdown over at Douglas High School

A photo posted on Instagram shows the alleged graffiti threat which shows writing on a bathroom stall stating, "I'm shooting the school tomorrow (Thursday) at 1". Sheriff's officials say some students at Righetti saw the threat online and mistakenly believed it was related to their school. He said the postings were the product of rumors spreading through the student body.

Worldwide UP Bypoll Results: Akhilesh thanks Mayawati, lashes out at Yogi Adityanath
Author: 0 UP Bypoll Results: Akhilesh thanks Mayawati, lashes out at Yogi Adityanath

The polls were necessitated by the resignation of Gorakhpur MP Yogi Adityanath and Phulpur MP Keshav Prasad Maurya after they became the state's chief minister and deputy chief minister, respectively. In Uttar Pradesh, the Bahujan Samaj Party supported the SP in Gorakhpur and Phulpur . It would, however, be premature to write off the BJP on the basis of the results of a few Lok Sabha and Assembly by-elections .

Worldwide Focused on working together — Trudeau on NAFTA
Author: 0 Focused on working together — Trudeau on NAFTA

At least for now. "But we are not afraid, we will stand up to the bullies". "And you need to have voices that he'll find credible". Here's a closer look at what Trump's action does, how it would work and whether it's likely to succeed.

Worldwide Trudeau bids to reassure aluminum workers about U.S. tariffs
Author: 0 Trudeau bids to reassure aluminum workers about U.S. tariffs

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday sought to reassure steel and aluminum workers anxious about possible U.S tariffs, telling them the government would always have their backs. Canada, the top supplier of steel and aluminium to the USA market, has been temporarily exempted from the tariffs, along with Mexico. The encouraging news is that there is nearly total unanimity that the tariffs would be just as harmful to the American economy as they would on this side of the border.

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