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World Billy Graham lies in honor at US Capitol
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On Wednesday morning, February 28, the greatest evangelist the world has known lay in honor in the United States Capitol rotunda, surrounded by family, friends, heads of state, and other dignitaries. Known as the pastor to the presidents , Graham met with 12 sitting US presidents, from Harry Truman to Barack Obama. For more than a half-century, a powerful aspect of that service was Graham's presence on the national and global stage, reminding leaders and citizens alike of the transcendent ...

World Charlotte Mayor Declares March 2 as 'Billy Graham Day'
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Capitol because individuals that make that list have a significant presence to play in America's future, not just our past", said Senator Richard Burr. Graham's nephew, Mel Graham said his uncle had been friends with 13 Presidents beginning with Harry Truman. Through his legacy and his death, there will be a pricked interest in checking out his sermons.

World National Grid issues gas deficit warning
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A spokesperson for National Grid said: "National gas demand today is high and due to the extreme weather conditions, there have been gas supply losses overnight". Primarily, it is down to the freezing weather, which has seen homes, businesses and organisations crank up their heating. Dr Jenifer Baxter, head of engineering at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, commented: "Demand for gas is now high, however domestic supplies are unlikely to be affected by this".

World Slovak investigative reporter, his girlfriend killed
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The EU can not accept it if a journalist is murdered over his work, EP President Antonio Tajani said, calling on Slovak authorities to thoroughly investigate the case. "We call for an investigation in order to establish the exact circumstances of Jan Kuciak's death, and we demand that the authorities shed all possible light on this case, especially as he and those close to him had been threatened in recent months", Pauline Ades-Mevel, head of the group's Europe and Balkans desk, said in a ...

World President Donald Trump Is Reportedly Hurting North America's 2026 World Cup Bid
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If Morocco wins the bid to host the 23rd FIFA World Cup , it will be the second African country to host the World Cup. The vote to host the World Cup will come down during the summer of 2018. The joint bid was previously expected to win in a landslide vote among FIFA's 211 member nations, but the June 13 vote likely will be tight, with a chance of Morocco winning in an upset.

World India's ex-finance minister's son arrested on corruption charges
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Karti, who was arrested in Chennai upon his return from London, was brought to Delhi and produced before a court which remanded him in CBI custody for a day. Karti is accused of taking illegal service charges from INX Media to get it Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance to receive funds from overseas worth Rs 305 crore in 2007 during the Congress-led UPA government when his father P Chidambaram was the finance minister.

World Pence: Trump 'keeping his word' on abortion opposition
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Pence recalled how a year ago he cast the tie-breaking vote that passed an anti-Planned Parenthood bill which allows states to withhold federal funds from Planned Parenthood and pro-abortion organizations. Constitution. He cited a January vote in which the Senate doomed legislation created to ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, with only three Democrats voting for it.

World Modi meets Jordan King
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He added: "We need to recognise and reject the misinformation such groups promote about Islam, or indeed any other faith". Jordan's King Abdullah II received a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in the national capital on Thursday.

World More details released on committee formed to investigate Greitens
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And another email of K.S.to P.S. on July 8th, 2015, a transcript of tape recordings of P.S. and K.S. Picture of admin contact of E.G. The results could wind up with Missouri's first impeachment of a sitting governor. The Circuit Attorney's Office defends the hiring of outside investigator, saying the firm has expertise in these types of investigations. "There is grave concern that the Circuit Attorney's avoidance of using the SLMPD and instead using a private investigator from MI to ...

World Pakistan welcomes Afghan president's offer of seeking peace through dialogue: Janjua
Author: 0 Pakistan welcomes Afghan president's offer of seeking peace through dialogue: Janjua

Washington last week persuaded member states of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF ) to place Pakistan back on the "grey list" of nations with inadequate terrorist financing or money laundering controls. "This problem is compounded by increasing cross-border terrorist attacks and fires between Pakistan and Afghanistan, which hinders both countries abilities to coordinate on border security", Votel said.

World Couple accused of making kids live in plywood box for 4 years
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The family lived on the property for at least the past four years, Ms. Bachman said, and investigators were looking into where they resided previously. Cops stumbled upon their children's sickening living conditions during a property check in Joshua Tree , which is about 130 miles east of LA. The three children have been transported into the care of San Bernardino County Children and Family Services.

World Why to Keeping Eye on Inpixon (INPX), Kohl's Corporation (KSS)?
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FDx Advisors Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Kohl's Co. Raymond James Trust N.A. purchased a new stake in shares of Kohl's during the third quarter valued at $200,000. Morgan Stanley downgraded the shares of WTW in report on Friday, December 16 to "Underweight" rating. Jane Street Grp Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0% in Kohl's Corporation (NYSE: KSS ).

World 'Emotional' Ben Stokes stars as England level ODI series
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Stokes missed all of England's 4-0 series defeat to Australia over the winter after his arrest in Bristol following a one-day worldwide, for which he has been subsequently charged with affray. "It's all about building on to the future, we have a really busy summer coming up". It was the fourth of the innings for them which a testament to England's fielding on the day.

World US Senate passes travel bill promoting closer ties with Taiwan
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The US Senate passed the Taiwan Travel Act (HR535 Taiwan Travel Act) with no objections Wednesday, February 28. China warned Taiwan on Friday it would only get burnt if it sought to rely on foreigners, adding to warnings from state media the country could go to war over Taiwan if the United States passes into law a bill promoting closer US ties.

World No, Trump wasn't nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize
Author: 0 No, Trump wasn't nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize

It became clear that the nomination was fake when the committee contacted the person who was listed as making the submission. In fact, the Norwegian Nobel Institute - which selects winners for the prestigious award - has filed a police report after they say someone using a stolen identity made a fraudulent nomination for the U.S.

World NZ teen tried to kill Queen in 1981
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In a document from 1985, officials said Lewis was still considered a threat to the Queen . He killed himself in his cell on September 23, 1997 while awaiting trial. While the queen was exiting her motorcade at the Otago Museum, a gunshot was sacked. He was imprisoned for three years. In an unconfirmed incident in 1970, extremists allegedly tried to derail her train with a log on the tracks as she traveled to Lithgow, Australia, but the train was moving too slowly and only pushed the log ...

World 2295 terrorists killed since launch of Operation Olive Branch in Syria's Afrin
Author: 0 2295 terrorists killed since launch of Operation Olive Branch in Syria's Afrin

Iolanda Jaquemet, an ICRC spokeswoman, said this marks the first time this year that the Red Cross and the Syrian Arab Red Crescent received agreement from the warring sides to allow such a convoy in. But the YPG has been working closely with the United States to fight Daesh in Syria . He reiterated the International Committee of the Red Cross' assessment that it is impossible to deliver humanitarian aid in five hours, noting that it often takes convoys with all the required clearances a ...

World Who Are The Main 2018 ACM Award Nominees?
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Lauren Alaina is once again nominated for New Female Vocalist of the Year . Chris Stapleton , the final nominee for Entertainer of the Year , was the most nominated artist for the 2018 ceremony. He contends as both an artist and producer for both Album of The Year (" Life Changes ") and Vocal Event of the Year for "Craving You" (featuring Maren Morris ).

World Toys R Us and Maplin both go into administration
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Moorfields Advisory said that all stores were to continue trading until further notice, but that the company had entered administration after an "unsuccessful attempt to sell its business as a going concern". While last-ditch efforts to save the two store chains from collapse remain unresolved, administrators are on standby should ongoing talks fail to find buyers for the businesses.

World High court tackles personal privacy, national sovereignty
Author: 0 High court tackles personal privacy, national sovereignty

In preparation for oral argument tomorrow, this piece summarizes what's happened in the lower courts, what each side has argued, and what Lawfare's writers have said. The center-right is suspicious of the latter not only because it is undemocratic and in conflict with the separation of powers - the Constitution explicitly grants all legislative power to Congress - but also because courts lack the necessary policy expertise to competently legislate.

World Jalen Hudson Leads Florida Past Alabama 73-52
Author: 0 Jalen Hudson Leads Florida Past Alabama 73-52

We have a lot of season left. UF led for 32:25 of the 40-minute game and never lost the lead once it took it 7:16 into the contest ... Alabama was led by freshman Collin Sexton who had 14 points, five rebounds and three assists, while sophomore Braxton Key added 11 points and eight rebounds.

World Pak yet again violates ceasefire, shells heavily on LoC in Rajouri
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Two Indian Army jawans and a civilian were injured in firing and heavy mortar shelling by Pakistani troops targeting civilian areas along the LoC, including in Poonch district and Nowshera town in Rajouri on Thursday, an official said . Though there has been no evacuation of civilians from any place in view of the latest shelling, sources said the district administration and police had been keeping vigil.

World After Manafort pleads not guilty, trial set for September
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The accusations against Manafort are related to money laundering and wire fraud from a time far before he became involved with Trump's campaign but it does involve Russian and Ukrainian money so it will be a distraction heading into the November midterms.

World Trump to Governors: 'Don't Worry About the NRA-They're on Our Side'
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Trump heavily promoted the idea of putting "gun-adept" teachers and staff carrying concealed firearms in classrooms and schools to protect students following this month's shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, that killed 17 people, a lot of them students.

World Evacuation warning issued for southern Santa Barbara County ahead of storm
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Residents in parts of Santa Barbara Country are being urged to evacuate ahead of a winter storm expected to hit the area on Thursday. Emergency officials say they will update the warnings as of 6 p.m. Friday morning. High risk for loss of life and property exists. People close to and immediately downstream of choke points may be endangered. "Due to the size and breadth of the evacuation area, not all residents will be contacted in person", he said.

World Forecast: Nor'easter could bring rain, winds, flooding and snow
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Central Massachusetts should see winds of 20 to 30 miles per hour with some gusts of 40 to 45 miles per hour. The storm was forecast to bring heavy snowfall , powerful winds and torrential rains Thursday , the AP said. Rain and snow was also expected Friday night , he said, with the potential for "a few inches of snow accumulation". Temperatures will remain fairly mild by late February standards and reach the low 50s, a good ten degrees above our average high for this time of year.

World White House: Trump would have tried to assist during Parkland shooting
Author: 0 White House: Trump would have tried to assist during Parkland shooting

Republicans and Democrats are deeply divided on gun issues, causing what appears to be a continuous stalemate over measures in Congress that may restrict gun access. Trump proposed spending $200 billion in federal funds, which he said would yield an additional $1.3 trillion from state and local government and private entities.

Author: 0 Corbyn backs customs union access

May said the plan, which would keep Northern Ireland inside the EU's customs union, would "undermine the constitutional integrity of the U.K". But May has repeatedly said Britain will leave in order to sign its own trade deals, and her spokesman confirmed on Monday that the government "will not be joining a customs union" after Brexit.

World Holy Sepulchre reopens after 3-day protest over taxation
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He told Catholic News Service that the church's 10 Franciscan friars continued celebrated Masses for the intensions of the pilgrims who were unable to pray in the church, where tradition holds that Jesus was buried. Rachel Azaria, the Israeli lawmaker behind the legislation, said her bill was not created to take away property belonging to religious institutions but focuses on the land the church sold off to third parties contractors.

World Ukraine, Russia In Fresh Gas Dispute As Gazprom Withholds Restart Of Supplies
Author: 0 Ukraine, Russia In Fresh Gas Dispute As Gazprom Withholds Restart Of Supplies

According to Naftogaz, the Stockholm Arbitral Tribunal said Gazprom failed to supply Ukraine with an agreed amount of gas for transit and should pay Dollars 4.5 billion. "Technically, Gazprom has been obliged to pay this sum since yesterday evening". "The award means that Gazprom will have to make payments to Naftogaz in the order of $2.56 billion after residual payments for gas delivered in 2014 and 2015 have been settled", the Ukrainian firm confirmed in a statement late Wednesday.

World Trump thrives on chaos; White House staff pays the price
Author: 0 Trump thrives on chaos; White House staff pays the price

Calls for Kelly's resignation mounted as it was then revealed that a second ex-White House staffer, David Sorensen, had also been accused of domestic abuse , but was nonetheless allowed to also remain at his post. "I have nearly no right to be up here on this stage", Kelly said. The moderator assured him, "you have every right to be here, so thank you". Anthony Scaramucci, an ally of some in the Trump family, whom Kelly fired as communications director after only 11 days, intensified his ...

World Stoneman Douglas Student Reflects On First Day Back Following Massacre
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The hundreds of police officers on hand at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday brought comfort dogs, a donkey, and horses. Some of the officers carried military-style rifles, and Superintendent Robert Runcie said the police presence would continue for the remainder of the school year.

World Stocks move lower ahead of Fed Chair's return to Capitol Hill
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The Dow was down 470 points, or 19 percent, at 24,554. The greenback eased to 0.7231 against the kiwi and 0.7766 against the aussie, from its early 3-week high 0.7186 and more than 2-month high of 0.7713, respectively. On the economic front, a raft of reports on the economy provided a mixed picture. In addition, reports covering US auto sales for February are scheduled to roll in throughout the day.

World Rare snowfall in the Vatican and on St. Peter's Basilica
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Piazza Venezia, Rome's central square which is usually a cacophony of vehicle horns and a tangle of traffic, was eerily empty, quiet and white as dawn broke. Temperatures in Brussels are set to fall to as low as -10C in the coming week, with strong winds adding a further chill factor. In the United Kingdom , temperatures are expected to hover around freezing by day, plummeting to as low as minus 15 degrees Celsius (5 degrees Fahrenheit) by night.

World Congress takes lead in Madhya Pradesh bypolls, setback for BJP in Odisha
Author: 0 Congress takes lead in Madhya Pradesh bypolls, setback for BJP in Odisha

The party is so confident of its victory that the Congress IT Cell had issued an invitation to media on Tuesday itself for the "victory" celebrations at the Pradesh Congress Committee office at 11 am on Wednesday. BJP spokesman Pitambar Acharya said its candidate fared well in comparsion to the last Assembly election . On the other side in Odisha bypoll election for the BJYM assembly seat, the ruling BJD was going ahead with BJP from starting of counting.

Author: 0 Hope Hicks leaving as Trump's communications director

Her boss called her "Hopester" and she called him "Mr Trump ", according to a profile of her in Politico previous year. "I am sure we will work together again in the future", he said. The news of her resignation was first reported by the New York Times and it came a day after she appeared before the House Intelligence Committee, which was investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election, and admitted to the panel she occasionally tells "white lies" for the president, according to ...

Author: 0 The CMC Markets' (CMCX) Buy Rating Reiterated at Peel Hunt

It has underperformed by 28.46% the S&P500. GBX 220.04's average target is 41.10% above currents GBX 155.95 stock price. In an analyst note published on Thursday morning, Hastings Group Holdings Plc (LON:HSTG) stock had its Add Rating reconfirmed by equity research analysts at Peel Hunt.

World Couples Clutch AR-15s in Commitment Ceremony at Pennsylvania Church
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The event was led by Pastor Hyung Jin Moon at the controversial Sanctuary Church in Newfoundland. He and his wife are known as the king and queen. One woman who attended the ceremony with her husband said: "People have the right to bear arms , and in God's kingdom, you have to protect that".

World Russian woman accused of poisoning her look-alike
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If convicted of the US charges, Nasyrova could face up to 25 years behind bars. A friend discovered Tsvyk the next day, dressed in underwear and lying unconscious on a bed littered with prescription drugs. To make matters even weirder, on returning home from the hospital, the victim found her passport, employment authorisation card, jewellery, and cash had all gone missing.

World Rebels shell exit corridor in Syria's Ghouta: Russia
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Russian Federation brokered an worldwide deal in 2014 to remove all chemical weapons from Syria after a sarin gas attack on Eastern Ghouta killed thousands of people. Hundreds of people have been injured and a staggering medical facilities hit by air strikes as Syrian President Bashar al-Assad steps up the onslaught ahead of what is anticipated to be a final ground assault to crush the rebel enclave once and for all.

World Trump announces stiffer than recommended metal tariffs
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Officials involved in attempts to dissuade Mr Trump had told The Daily Telegraph they were "deeply concerned" by the Trump administration's thinking on protecting USA steel . Sanders says Trump has been talking about it "for decades". The American International Automobile Dealers Association warned it would drive prices up "substantially".

World Prince William to travel to Israel in historic royal family visit
Author: 0 Prince William to travel to Israel in historic royal family visit

Prince William is also personally understood to be against a visit, and last summer it was reported by the tabloid press in London that a planned visit by the royal to Israel had been cancelled . The royal tour this summer will be the most sensitive the Duke - who is now a full-time royal - has ever undertaken. The invitation to the royals was extended by Israeli President Reuven Rivlin to British foreign minister Boris Johnson, during a working visit to Jerusalem in March 2017.

World Taxpayers Can Use New IRS Withholding Calculator to Check for Paycheck Errors
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That's because the new tax law changed the underlying structure on which withholding allowances are based, particularly by eliminating the personal exemption and changing the eligibility for a now-expanded child tax credit. When new withholding tables were rolled out, Republicans touted stories of more robust pay for workers under the new tax plan. Most tax filers will want to avoid being "under-withheld" - meaning the number of allowances you used to take is now too high given the tax law ...

World A Beverly Man Was Arrested for Mailing Powder to Donald Trump Jr
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But Trump wife, Vanessa, was sent to the hospital as a precaution after she opened the letter Frisiello allegedly sent to their Manhattan apartment. Attorney Nikola Hanna, of California, blamed her for the death of Mark Salling. He is charged with five counts of mailing a threat to cause injury and five counts of making hoax threats.

World Suffolk University/USA Today Poll: Russian election meddling a concern
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However, he acknowledged that this authority is constrained, and when asked by Sen. Rogers stressed that innovation and rapid technological development "demand competition and the ability to leverage all partners, including small businesses", and said the NSA intends in the coming year to "create an unclassified collaboration venue where businesses and academia can help us tackle tough problems without needing to jump over clearance hurdles, for example, which for many are very hard ...

World Trump gives support to toughest gun control measures in decades
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After President Donald Trump notably taunted one USA senator pushing a gun bill by saying the lawmaker was " afraid of the NRA ", Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Sen. The discussion was billed as a session focused on "school and community safety", and two of those attending, Sen. A source close to the White House said after Tuesday's briefing that it appears Trump is "talking out of both sides of his mouth" on the issue.

World Fellow Nobel laureates blame Suu Kyi for Rohingya crisis
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Her two colleagues - Northern Ireland's Mairead Maguire and Iran's Shirin Ebadi - promised to work to bring those responsible to justice. Soe Naing, from the Rakhine Social Network and organizer of the meeting, said the government is planning to resettle Rohingya refugees at six places in southern Maungdaw that have seen outbreaks of violence since the 1940s.

World USA sanctions on North Korea anger China
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However, he hoped that the sanctions will work. We're not dependent on commercial or political support and we do not accept any government funding. "It really is a rogue nation", he said . Along with worldwide companies such as Shandong, China-based Weihai World-Shipping Freight and Shanghai, China-based Shangahi Dongfeng Shipping Co.