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Global Media Lt. Gov. ready for showdown over Delta jet fuel tax break
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Georgia's House approved a version of the bill last week in a 135-24 vote. Georgia lawmakers passed the big income tax overhaul bill Thursday without the controversial Delta jet fuel tax break. Lt. Gov. Cagle hopes to send a message to Delta by opposing any and all potential legislation that would benefit the airline. Wednesday, Gov. Deal placed some blame on the pressures of the Lt.

Global Media White House Losing Hope Hicks
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Sources say she told the committee she occasionally told white lies , but never about Russian Federation. On Tuesday, Ms Hicks gave a nine-hour testimony in front of the panel investigating alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

Global Media Senate Bill Would Force End to US War in Yemen
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Lee, a conservative Republican, said the measure can help Congress reassert its power over foreign policy decision making. The alliance is accused of crimes against humanity by the U.N. However, any participation in Saudi coalition hostilities against the Houthis hasn't been explicitly authorized by Congress, the lawmakers argued. Last year, an hourslong debate to repeal the current war powers was led by Sen.

Global Media Stoneman Douglas student finds bullet hole in backpack while returning to school
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Justin is calling for an assault weapons ban. The difference is not the latest gun massacre, which killed 17 students and teachers February 14 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida . Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel has publicly found fault in Peterson's actions, saying he should have "went in, addressed the killer, killed the killer".

Global Media Naftogaz of Ukraine claims victory in Stockholm arbitration court
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On Thursday, Gazprom's deputy chairman Alexander Medvedev told journalists the company won't send shipments of natural gas to Ukraine's Naftogaz as of March 1 after the sides failed to reach an agreement. Work on the pipeline has been going well and the expansion is scheduled to be ready sometime later this year. But the mild weather through January and most of February 2018 had a significant impact on Russian flows, especially through the Ukraine route to central Europe and Italy.

Global Media Bridges, Winston, Jackson Jr. earn Big Ten All-Conference honors
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Before the main part of the Big Ten season began in January, I penned a column in this space and predicted how in would fare this season in conference play. SEMO women fall • Chelsey Perry's 19 points led Tennessee Martin to a 63-60 victory over Southeast Missouri State in the opening round of the OVC women's tourney, in Evansville.

Global Media Burkina Faso: Gunmen Attack Military HQ and French Embassy
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The Burkina Faso Prime Minister, Paul Kaba Thieba, said on Friday evening that he was not affected by the deadly attacks across the country's capital Friday morning. An explosion rocked the army headquarters and then gunfire rang out in the vicinity. A few hours later, the government said it had killed four gunmen involved in the attack.

Global Media Nobel laureates blame Suu Kyi over Rohingya crisis
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Almost 700,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar since August following a government crackdown, which was launched in the wake of deadly attacks on military posts by the ARSA. Bangladesh says it will not repatriate any Rohingya against their will but wants the worldwide community to continue to pressure Myanmar to create conditions for a sustainable repatriation.

Global Media 4 more file for upcoming election
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Lowder in November. Former GOP House member Marilyn Avila will square off in House District 40 with incumbent Democrat Joe John, who unseated her two years ago. Democratic incumbents, District Clerk Jo Ann Salgado, south county Justice of the Peace Jim Burr, Marathon Justice of the Peace Susana M. Gonzales, and County Clerk Berta Rios-Martinez will also be on the ballot unopposed with no Republican challengers in November.

Global Media President Donald Trump honors preacher Billy Graham at Capitol Video
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More evangelistic outreach than funeral service , they aptly called it the evangelist's last crusade. Graham's grandchildren served as pallbearers. Graham is the first religious leader and only the fourth private citizen to receive the honor of lying in the Capitol's Rotunda, which traditionally accommodated military officers or elected public officials, including 11 USA presidents.

Global Media Marine Le Pen Faces Three Years in Prison for Anti-ISIS Tweets
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French prosecutors opened an investigation in December 2015 into the graphic series of tweets by National Front leader Le Pen, which included a photo of the decapitated body of USA reporter James Foley. Le Pen, who lost the 2017 presidential elections to Emmanuel Macron, later removed the image of Foley after his family condemned the tweet. Speaking to Reuters , the elder Le Pen, who led the FN for almost four decades and lost a presidential run-off against Jacques Chirac in 2002, said: ...

Global Media Rain possible late this afternoon
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The weather service issued High Wind Watch for the entire D.C. area late Thursday night through late Friday night . The low will dip to 31 amid blustery conditions that include a northwest wind of 21 to 23 miles per hour. North wind around 5 miles per hour. Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Driving conditions will be risky for high-profile vehicles.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS.A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high ...

Global Media TN CM condoles death of Kanchi seer
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The 69th Shankaracharya Guru who is head of Kanchi Koti Kamakoti Peetham was seen dead today. Open negative criticism poured in from the media. "Jagadguru Pujyashri Jayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya was at the forefront of innumerable community service initiatives".

Global Media Afghanistan: Taliban says no peace talks until foreign forces exit country
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The U.S. president past year announced the deployment of more troops and an increase in air strikes in an attempt to push back the Taliban and Islamic State's gains across the war-torn nation. Foreigners do fight alongside the Taliban but citizens of Western nations are rare and most hail from Pakistan, Central Asia or Arab nations. They have offered to begin peace talks with the United States but have so far refused talks with Kabul .

Global Media Eleven Marines affected in hazmat incident at Fort Myer near Pentagon
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A Marine spokesman said the base officials are coordinating with local HAZMAT teams and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The building was evacuated, according to a statement by base officials. "The envelope with the unknown substance was received today at the base Meyer-Henderson Hall". Three of them were "transported in stable condition for further medical evaluations" to a local hospital.

Global Media 'Black Panther' stays strong with $108 million in 2nd weekend
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This fell just slightly behind The Avengers' $207.4 million and earned Black Panther the fifth-biggest opening weekend of all time. For those keeping track, that makes it the best second weekend for any Marvel Cinematic Universe film, with The Avengers trailing behind ( as usual ) with its $103 million take.

Global Media Rifle-toting worshippers renew wedding vows at Pennsylvania church
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The Unification church, known to many as "Moonies", is a religious sect founded in South Korea that believes its founder Sun Myung Moon was personally visited by Jesus Christ and given a mission to begin a "unification movement". The group, considered to be a cult by many, refers to firearms as a "Rod of Iron", a phrase taken from the Bible book of Revelation. But coming on the heels of the high school massacre in Parkland, Florida, the ceremony rubbed emotions raw.

Global Media Indiana Sunday alcohol ban to be lifted this weekend
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Sunday alcohol sales in IN have been debated for years. The US state of IN will permit Sunday alcohol sales for the first time IN its history after new legislation was passed yesterday (28 February). It's a right primarily enjoyed by package liquor stores, though convenience stores have long sought for the ability to sell cold beer, too, instead of the room temperature beer and chilled wine they can now sell.

Global Media Supreme Court sounds wary of Microsoft's battle for emails
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Others expressed similar alarm at a ruling that effectively enshrines what was already the common practice of prolonged detention under Trump and his predecessors-which the three dissenting Supreme Court justices argued is a clear violation of the constitutional right to due process.