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Experience is not the sole quality required to excel in the Six Nations but, by any standards, England are short of it. "It's going to take a huge game out of us to get a win out of that match and it will be one of the biggest games of the championship for sure", Warburton said as the buildup intensifies.
  • Afghan Civilian Casualties Rose 3 Percent In 2016

    Afghan Civilian Casualties Rose 3 Percent In 2016

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    Of the dead, 923 were children [UN report], as were 2,589 of the injured. "All parties to the conflict must take immediate concrete measures to protect the ordinary Afghan men, women and children whose lives are being shattered". "The intensification of efforts by Taliban and other anti-government element groups to seize or maintain territory led to a correlated increase in civilian casualties from ground engagements", said UNAMA.
  • NYC jogger killing: Karina Vetrano's mum blasts suspected killer

    NYC jogger killing: Karina Vetrano's mum blasts suspected killer

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    Lewis is charged with second-degree murder. The body of Marcotte, 27, a Boston University graduate living in NY, was found in woods amid evidence of a fire five days after Karina Anne Vetrano, the 30-year-old daughter of a retired FDNY firefighter, was raped and murdered while jogging on Howard Beach.
  • Snow, rain forecast early this week

    Snow, rain forecast early this week

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    Pockets of snow showers will develop in eastern MA by mid-morning, filling in through late morning in many communities, particularly north and west of Boston. Transportation will be applying salt brine to hills and bridges beginning at 8pm this evening in advance of freezing rain Tuesday am. Use caution when traveling! The rain is expected to end Tuesday night when a cold front chills the area.
  • Killer of US Tourist in London Pleads Guilty in UK Court

    Killer of US Tourist in London Pleads Guilty in UK Court

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    Zakaria Bulhan stabbed Darlene Horton to death and wounded five others in quick succession in Russell Square last August in a horrific series of random stabbings. News reports that the case was considered "at the highest levels" before Bulhan's guilty manslaughter plea was accepted. Bulhan is a Norwegian national of Somali origin who moved to the United Kingdom in 2002.
  • Botched raid yielded video that was already online

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    Stranger still, though, the military then took down the clip on Friday - because it turned out to be nothing new. The video released by the Pentagon depicted a man in a white robe and black mask demonstrating how to make Triacetone Triperoxide, an explosive used in the attempted "shoe-bomber" attack in 2001 and the London attacks in 2005.
  • Trump says Pence will lead voter fraud panel

    Trump says Pence will lead voter fraud panel

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    After a federal appeals court early Sunday rejected the administration's emergency request stay the judge's order, Pence said the White House would abide by the decision, which effectively reopened American ports of entry to visitors from the seven countries.
  • Ukraine: US will never accept Russia's annexation of Crimea

    Ukraine: US will never accept Russia's annexation of Crimea

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    U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley condemned Russia's "aggressive actions" in eastern Ukraine on Thursday and warned Moscow that U.S. sanctions imposed after its annexation of Crimea will remain until the peninsula is returned to Ukraine. "If there is an opportunity for us to work better with the United States to deal with various worldwide problems which are extremely complicated and acute then we should take this opportunity".
  • Syria opposition members meet in Turkey ahead of Geneva

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    Operation Euphrates Shield began in late August 2016, to tighten border security, eliminate terror threats along Turkish border and support opposition forces in Syria. Abu Iad al-Shami, a member of the Euphrates Shield Brigades, told ARA News that their fighters expelled ISIS from major parts of eastern al-Bab. After the Syrian military's announcement, the opposition forces allied with Turkish troops said they had taken four more villages around the town of al-Bab.
  • Sasikala Likely To Take Oath As Tamil Nadu CM !

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    Mr. Stalin said the State government always wanted to keep the people in suspense, whether it was resignation of officials or the health condition and treatment given to former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa after she was admitted to hospital, charging it with lack of transparency.
  • Trump Slams 'Dumb' Refugee Deal With Australia

    Trump Slams 'Dumb' Refugee Deal With Australia

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    Mr Trump tweeted on Thursday evening (New Zealand time) that he would personally study the deal which was agreed by the Obama administration at the end of previous year. But Mr Trump had had enough and, despite Australia being one of the US' staunchest allies, he cut their conversation short, the Post said. Trump was said to be angry about a deal put in place by former President Obama that guaranteed the USA would take 1,250 refugees from an Australian detention center - a promise ...
  • Colorado's Gardner calls for stronger sanctions against Russian Federation

    Colorado's Gardner calls for stronger sanctions against Russian Federation

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    He has previously called Putin "so smart" for carrying out the invasion. Worldwide monitors issued a sharp call for both sides to cease the fighting. "In light of the latest Russian attacks and the prospect of future aggression against Ukraine, I urge you.to provide defensive lethal assistance to Ukraine to defend its territory against further violations by Russia and its separatist proxies", Mr McCain wrote in a letter to Mr Trump.
  • Large Crowds Protest Romanian Decree Decriminalizing Some Misconduct

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    Two opposition centrist parties, the Liberal Party and the Save Romania Union, also filed a motion of no-confidence yesterday against Grindeanu and the government, but this has little chance of succeeding, says RTE . The largest protests since the fall of communism in 1989, the march in Bucharest ended in clashes between alleged football hooligans and the police, leaving eight wounded.
  • Merkel Presses Erdogan to Safeguard Free Speech

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    Under the agreement, Turkey agreed to block the flow of refugees across its border into Europe in exchange for cash assistance and eased visa requirements for Turkish citizens. Erdogan told reporters that discussion centered around how the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member states could work together to improve the situation in Iraq and Syria, where the Islamic State (IS) continues to unleash violence on a civilian population, sending destabilizing ripples throughout the world.
  • France's Le Pen defies demand for "misspent" funds

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    With Le Pen's refusal to pay, the parliament will now withhold half of her EUR8,500-a-month salary and half of her daily travel allowance, which she receives as an European Union lawmaker. However, the parliament says most of her time was instead spent working in the National Front's headquarters in Paris. Having missed the deadline for the reimbursement, Le Pen faces a pay cut of as much as half of her salary as an MEP, which her opponents estimate to be €11,000 a month.
  • UN Security Council urges resumption of talks on Syrian crisis

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    Saleh al-Zein, a spokesman for the Syrian rebels, told ARA News: "It is unacceptable to have de Mistura picking representatives for the opposition". Earlier in the day, a spokesman of the Syria's Tomorrow Movement told Sputnik that differing visions on the future of Syria among the opposition parties make it extremely hard to form a unified front, adding that the group opposes the "official" opposition's activities, namely "lenience" toward al-Nusra Front terrorist group, "which is ...
  • Mexico peso firms to year high on United States trade talk optimism

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    Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke by phone on Monday, agreeing to stay in close touch and work more quickly to deepen North American ties, Mexico's government said in a statement. Cars have been the top important, growing from $500 million in imports in 2014 to more than $1 billion in 2015. "Look at where past trade retaliations have happened: It is amazingly pointed and usually pointed at crucial products from swing states which quite ...
  • Minister in UPA govt faints in Parliament during Prez speech

    Minister in UPA govt faints in Parliament during Prez speech

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    The minister was admitted in a critical condition after suffering a cardiac arrest during the President's address in both Houses on Tuesday. Indian Union Muslim League Member of Parliament E Ahamed has passed away. According to officials at RML hospital, the MP from Kerala's Mallapuram, is on artificial life support and a team of doctors are closely monitoring his condition.
  • Lawyer's killing meant to 'destabilise' Myanmar, says president's office

    Lawyer's killing meant to 'destabilise' Myanmar, says president's office

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    Although he was an nearly universally admired figure, Ko Ni accrued powerful enemies both for his status as a Muslim public figure - among other things he was the patron of a newly formed Myanmar Muslim Lawyers Association - and as a vocal opponent of the country's military-drafted constitution, the army's most crucial tool for maintaining power.
  • Trump's immigration ban blasted by tech bosses at Facebook, Google

    Trump's immigration ban blasted by tech bosses at Facebook, Google

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    Those visas are usually snapped up instantly at the start of every year. The visa entitles citizens to stay for a maximum of six years. "It is worrying. When businesses want some special privileges, such as visas, they should be made to pay for them so that they can balance the cost of employing against the cost of paying more to American workers.
  • White House vows Americans will never be target of anti-terror raids

    White House vows Americans will never be target of anti-terror raids

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    Sixteen-year-old Abdulrahman al-Awlaki, an American citizen at the time of the 2012 strike that killed him, hadn't seen his father in two years when he was killed. Trump had previously advocated the killing of militants' families. U.S. officials denied he was their target. The process of his radicalization accelerated after being imprisoned in Yemen - with U.S.
  • Eike Batista, Brazilian oil tycoon surrenders to police for corruption

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    Batista, a brash entrepreneur who became the face of Brazil's fizzled commodities boom, had been sought since last week by Brazilian police, who raided his Rio mansion and confiscated his luxury cars as part of their bribery investigation. Inmates with a college degree, which Batista lacks, are usually separated from the rest of the population in Brazil's crowded prison system, where a series of violent riots have erupted this year.
  • Car2go Upgrades To Mercedes For Car Sharing In Austin

    Car2go Upgrades To Mercedes For Car Sharing In Austin

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    Both Mercedes and Car2Go are owned by Daimler. The new CLA four-door coupe and GLA five-door SUV, available for the equivalent of $19 per hour, offer car2go users more space and technology than they've had access to previously. Car2go hopes to see the majority of its rollout complete by the end of 2017. Last year, car2go upgraded its fleet for the first time since coming to D.C.