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Global Media Israeli Police Arrest Confidants Of Prime Minister Netanyahu
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THE BACKDROP From 2014 to 2017, Mr. Netanyahu, while prime minister, also personally managed the communications ministry. With a gag order lifted Tuesday, police identified them as Nir Hefetz, a former Netanyahu spokesman, and Shlomo Filber, the former director of the communications ministry under Netanyahu.

Global Media US Says 'Extremely Unlikely' Turkey Used Chemical Weapons Against Kurds
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Syrian Kurdish forces and the Damascus government have reached an agreement for the Syrian army to enter the Afrin region to help repel a Turkish offensive, a senior Kurdish official said on Sunday. Cavusoglu has accused YPG of using civilians as human shields. " Stop lying ", Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said in a tweet referenced in a story by a Russian state-funded news outlet.

Global Media Three civilians injured in JK's Uri ceasefire
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The attackers usually comprise members of the special forces of the Pakistan Army and some terrorists. "We will be offering to hand over the body of the armed intruder to the Pakistan Army", the official added. Lt Col Anand said it was clear that Pakistan was never interested in bringing peace and stability to J&K. Pointing out that Pakistani army has a direct role in planning terror attacks in the state, he said that between 190-225 terrorists in the North of Pir Panjal and 185-220 in ...

Global Media How the Rite Aid-Albertsons deal affects Buffalo Niagara
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A debt-laden distant third behind Walgreens and CVS Health in the prescriptions market, Rite Aid has a market share only one third that of either rivals, according to Pembroke Consulting. After the deal closes, Albertsons' shares will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange . That left Rite Aid with around 2,600 remaining stores.

Global Media Japanese man wins custody of 13 kids born to Thai surrogates
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The Central Juvenile Court determined the 28-year-old man is the biological father of the children and found him capable of raising them because he is the founder and president of a company listed on a stock market. He reportedly hired many Thai women to bear his children in 2014. His lawyer, Kong Suriyamonthol, also refuted the allegations and said Shigeta had grown up in an extended family and had always wanted a large family of his own following which he was given parental rights of three ...

Global Media Threats against multiple NJ school districts, one closes Friday
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On friday an 18-year-old man was charged with terroristic threats with the intent to terrorize another after threatening South Western High School in Penn Township, York County. Columbus police say a juvenile student accused of making a threat towards a school on social media is in custody. TAMPA — Two Tampa boys, one 15 and one 16, have been arrested for making unrelated threats to shoot up their campuses — Middleton and Robinson high schools.

Global Media Donald Trump denies forcibly kissing woman in 2006
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In tweets Tuesday, Trump responded by saying the forced kissing "never happened". Another False Accusation. Why doesn't the Washington Post report the story of the women taking money to make up stories about me? One had her home mortgage paid off, ' Trump tweeted .

Global Media Struggling Venezuela to start selling 'petro' cryptocurrency
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Venezuela released the petro cryptocurrency Tuesday and an online manual with steps to buy the new virtual asset. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro first announced the controversial digital token late previous year as a solution to the country's economic woes, however the US Treasury has warned potential investors that buying the petro could violate sanctions that prohibit the purchase of Venezuelan debt, which could dent investor sentiment.

Global Media From UN, Abbas Calls for International Conference on Mideast Peace
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Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas will call for an alternative to US-mediated negotiations with Israel during a rare address to the United Nations Security Council, Palestinian officials said Monday. with its decision regarding Jerusalem" and caused a "deadlock in the peace process". Extremist Palestinians and their supporters often refer to the "occupation" as including all of current Israel , thus rejecting the Jewish state's legitimacy and right to exist.

Global Media David Davis: Brexit won't mean worse health and safety standards
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Today David Davis has said Britain will not be "plunged into a Mad Max-style world borrowed from dystopian fiction" following its exit from the EU. "But while I profoundly disagree with them - it does remind us all that we must provide reassurance", Davis is expected to say, according to excerpts of his speech.

Global Media Mount Sinabung Volcano Erupts in Indonesia, Aviation Warning Raised
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Australia's Bureau of Meteorology warned: "There will likely be disruptions to flights in the vicinity of Mt Sinabung in Northern Sumatra, Indonesia , following a large eruption at 12.53pm AEDT today". Such incidents in the past have resulted in migration of around 30,000 people from areas near to the mountain. Indonesia is known for its volcanic eruptions as it is located in the Pacific Ring of fire and now has around 130 active volcanoes .

Global Media Kejriwal to attend Kamal Haasan's party launch today
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Tamil Nadu waits with baited breath the launch of a new party led by actor-turned politician Kamal Haasan on Wednesday. "I have been meeting people whom I like before I start this journey", Kamal Haasan said. "I am going to explain (about my) new party and the gist of our policies". A rationalist, Haasan wouldn't want to be part of the "spiritual" politics of Rajinikanth .

Global Media More Than 1000 Attend Funeral For Parkland Shooting Victim Meadow Pollack
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Leaders including U.S. President Donald Trump have linked mental illness to Wednesday's violence, suggesting that it was the public's responsibility to warn officials of such dangers. He wouldn't specify who failed to relay the tip, and said that's under investigation. "We truly regret any additional pain this has caused", he said .

Global Media Flights cancelled in New Zealand
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Met Office images tracking Cyclone Gita show Wellington bearing the brunt of the storm. A few showers for western parts of the North Island on Wednesday, more likely Taranaki southwards but a few are possible further north mainly in the afternoon.

Global Media IS Claims Deadly Church Shooting in Russian Federation on Forgiveness Sunday
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The police officer eliminated the aggressor. Four women died at the scene, and a fifth died of her injuries at a hospital, a Health Ministry spokeswoman, Zalina Mourtazalieva, told Tass . Videos circulating on Russian social media showed a bearded man carrying a hunting rifle approaching the Church of Georgi Pobedonostsa in Kizlyar late on Sunday afternoon as parishioners began leaving a service to celebrate Maslenitsa, a feast that marks the start of the Lenten fast.

Global Media Fears for Latvian bank as ECB blocks payments
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The anti-corruption agency, the Bank of Latvia and the European Central Bank all declined to comment. Five Latvian banks - including ABLV - agreed past year to fines for failing to perform adequate due diligence and gather sufficient information on transactions and beneficiaries of deals linked to North Korea.

Author: 0 Winter Weather Advisory: Ice to Impact Central Iowa

The weather service estimates freezing rain will continue until noon, with accumulations of up to one-third of an inch possible. Plan for travel issues during tomorrow's commute lingering into the lunch hour. Southwest Airlines have canceled almost all flights before 1 p.m. Tuesday , and American and United have canceled some as well. Here's a reminder from the National Weather Service of the impacts of freezing rain/drizzle.

Global Media Iran Must Be Expelled From Syria
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United States actions in Syria appear to be driven by "obsession" and overt "profiteering", Iran's foreign minister said, warning that Washington could cause long-term damage to the region. "We believe that the establishment of foreign military bases on Syrian territory without the authorization by the Syrian government are inherently destabilizing and unsafe".

Global Media Man steals thumb of ancient terracotta warrior during museum party
Author: 0 Man steals thumb of ancient terracotta warrior during museum party

He was arrested and released on a 15,000-USD bail, on the condition that he hand over his passport, consent to drug testing, and refrain from leaving the country before trail. "We call on the American side to severely punish the person who committed this destruction and theft of mankind's cultural heritage", the official told a newspaper affiliated with the Communist Party.

Global Media Wreckage of crashed Iranian plane found in Isfahan
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Relatives of Iranian passengers, onboard the Aseman Airlines flight EP3704, react as they gather in front of a mosque near Tehran's Mehrabad airport on February 18, 2018. The aircraft operating the flight was over 20 years old and only recently returned to service after worldwide sanctions were eased and spare parts became available to local airlines.

Global Media Almost 50 reported killed in Syria bombardment
Author: 0 Almost 50 reported killed in Syria bombardment

The UK-based group said 470 people had been injured, some critically. We review the key developments in Syria , including attacks on Eastern Ghouta killing almost 100 people, Turkey threatening to confront pro-government forces if they deploy in Afrin, and Ankara looking to establish a new observation post in Syria's northwest.