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Business booms for local florists on Valentine's Day

Business booms for local florists on Valentine's Day

The florists can't encourage people to have their arrangements delivered a few days in advance, because people won't be in the office to enjoy them for as long. He's got nothing on floral designers, w...

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Sexual Harassment Training Will Be Required For State Department

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi that the US supports "a stable and viable Iraqi Kurdistan Region", as the two leaders met in Kuwait at an worldwide co...

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One hospitalized after Fort Meade shooting

One hospitalized after Fort Meade shooting

Larry Whitley, a spokesman for Fort Meade police, said one person was injured in the incident and taken to a hospital. Police responded to the shooting at the NSA's Fort Meade campus after a black...

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United States intel chief: Russian Federation will target 2018 U.S. midterm elections

United States intel chief: Russian Federation will target 2018 U.S. midterm elections

Coats backed up the statement. "Russia probably will be the most capable and aggressive source of this threat in 2018". He said that from the business world to local governments, the U.S.is "threa...

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Man who set off bombs in NYC, NJ gets prison

Man who set off bombs in NYC, NJ gets prison

Rahimi was found guilty last October of successfully detonating one of two bombs he planted in Chelsea in a Saturday night attack in 2016 that injured 30 people and sent ripples of fear through the ci...

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Obama Portraits Inspire Amusing Memes on Twitter

Obama Portraits Inspire Amusing Memes on Twitter

Sean Hannity's blog took on the big questions in the minds of all God-fearing Americans today - does the recently unveiled presidential portrait of Barack Obama feature "secret sperm" and was...

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South African rand steady as investors wait to hear Zuma's fate

South African rand steady as investors wait to hear Zuma's fate

For years, the ANC has put party unity first, even as it became apparent that Zuma was an electoral liability. The ANC caucus in parliament chose to move the vote forward after it formally asked Z...

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'No survivors': Russian plane crashes with 71 people on board near Moscow

'No survivors': Russian plane crashes with 71 people on board near Moscow

A source from Russia's emergency services said that the passengers and crew "had no chance" of survival. "Tentatively, the plane has crashed near the village of Argunovo". [12:40 GMT] the debris...

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Oxfam vows shake-up after Haiti sex abuse

Oxfam vows shake-up after Haiti sex abuse

Women believed to be sex workers were reportedly invited to the Oxfam team house on a number of occasions. The Charity Commission said on Saturday that it had written to Oxfam "as a matter of urgenc...

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FBI Found No Evidence That Border Patrol Agent Was Murdered

FBI Found No Evidence That Border Patrol Agent Was Murdered

The FBI did determine that a Border Patrol dispatcher had spoken to a disoriented Garland, who said that he thought they "ran into a culvert". Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, who promised Martinez's moth...

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Philippine president orders military to scrap helicopter deal with Canada

Philippine president orders military to scrap helicopter deal with Canada

President Rodrigo Duterte's order, issued in a news conference, came after the Canadian government made a decision to review the 12 billion peso ($235 million) helicopter deal due to concerns the Ph...

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BC premier won't retaliate against Alberta's wine boycott

BC premier won't retaliate against Alberta's wine boycott

Wines was in retaliation to the B.C. government's decision last week to restrict increases in bitumen shipments from Alberta until more spill response studies are conducted. "It's well known that pr...

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Israeli F-16 jet crashes after Syrian fire

Israeli F-16 jet crashes after Syrian fire

Then an Israeli aircraft is shot down by forces backing the Assad regime. Separately, Iran issued a joint statement alongside the other main allies of the Syrian regime - Russian Federation and Leba...

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Canadian Couple Among Those Killed In Taiwan Earthquake

Canadian Couple Among Those Killed In Taiwan Earthquake

Pope Francis expressed his solidarity with the people of Taiwan after two high-magnitude earthquakes devastated the island nation, killing at least nine people and injuring hundreds more. Taiwan's P...

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No. 3 Official at Justice Department to Resign

No. 3 Official at Justice Department to Resign

The most senior woman at the department of justice has resigned after nine months in the job, at a time when President Donald Trump has repeatedly attacked the department. In the line of successio...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Jordan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Jordan

Modi is also close to securing a $500 million missile deal with Israel, an agreement which would further tie India's interests to the region's. Besides hitting out at Rahul Gandhi , Prime Minister N...

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Remains of six victims found in Toronto serial killer case

Remains of six victims found in Toronto serial killer case

Authorities have previously uncovered the remains of three people in flower pots on a property where he was said to have stored his tools. "I can't get into which parts were found where, but the...

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U.S. drops record number of bombs in Afghanistan

U.S. drops record number of bombs in Afghanistan

The airstrike was meant to "destroy insurgent revenue sources, training facilities, and support networks". U.S. Air Force Major General James Hecker, speaking to reporters in a video teleconference ...

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CFTC Chairman Giancarlo Gave a Bullish Statement About Bitcoin in the Congress

CFTC Chairman Giancarlo Gave a Bullish Statement About Bitcoin in the Congress

EXCLUSIVE -The chairs of Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), John Clayton and J. Christopher Giancarlo respectively testified before the Sena...

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Google got slapped for abusing its power in India

Google got slapped for abusing its power in India

The ruling caps off an investigation that started back in 2012, when Matrimony.com and nonprofit Consumer Unity & Trust Society (CUTS) filed a complaint against Google and two of its worldwide divisio...

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Southwest Plane Nearly Goes Off The Runway At BWI Airport

Southwest Plane Nearly Goes Off The Runway At BWI Airport

A passenger on the plane also claimed that the pilot attributed the incident to an "icy spot" on the taxiway, though she wasn't convinced that was accurate. Hours before the incident, the FAA had warn...

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Palestinian killed after stabbing attack in Hebron

Palestinian killed after stabbing attack in Hebron

Zaamara, 19, was shot by another security guard and killed, the army said. The wounded man was evacuated to the Hadassah University Hospital in Ein Karem. The overnight raid occurred in the village ...

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Cornell frat put on probation for sex contest

Cornell frat put on probation for sex contest

Zeta Beta Tau members were informed of the contest in December prior to a review board hearing. If members tied, the victor was chosen by whoever had sex with a woman who weighed the most. In additio...

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Zuma to chair routine meetings of Cabinet committees

Zuma to chair routine meetings of Cabinet committees

However, he said he needed to iron out some "pertinent matters" with Mr Zuma before the discredited president would step aside. Zuma's deputy, Cyril Ramaphosa, says he is in "direct talks" with the ...

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Carter Page Who Once Bragged About Advising Kremlin Backtracks

Carter Page Who Once Bragged About Advising Kremlin Backtracks

Page spoke to host Laura Ingraham three days after President Donald Trump declassified House Permanent Select Committee Chairman Devin Nunes' (R-Calif.) memo alleging anti-Trump bias within th...

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French President Macron to address joint session of National Assembly

French President Macron to address joint session of National Assembly

Local elected leaders Gilles Simeoni and Jean-Guy Talamoni stayed away from a working lunch with the 40-year-old president, on the second and final day of his trip to the Mediterranean island of 330,0...

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White House aide Rob Porter resigns

White House aide Rob Porter resigns

Another former Obama administration official, Matthew Miller, who served as Justice Department spokesman, also raised concerns on Wednesday over the fact that the White House retained Porter , despit...

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Trump extols 'bombshell' Federal Bureau of Investigation texts on Hillary email probe

Trump extols 'bombshell' Federal Bureau of Investigation texts on Hillary email probe

Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.), a month before Comey informed Congress that he had reopened the Clinton investigation. Disgraced FBI agent Peter Strzok sent the text to disgraced FBI attorney ...

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Trudeau Says 'Peoplekind' Comment Was Just Just A 'Dumb Joke'

Trudeau Says 'Peoplekind' Comment Was Just Just A 'Dumb Joke'

Once he heard that, Trudeau was quick to interject. He then interrupted her and said: "We like to say peoplekind, not necessarily mankind, because it's more inclusive". 'It played well in the room a...

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Maldives president back in control

Maldives president back in control

India to send envoy, backed by its military, to release judges & pol. detainees inc. The Indian government has already said that it was "disturbed by the declaration of a state of emergency " and ...

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