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Global Media Papua New Guinea hit by another quake
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Yesterday, 18 people were killed by a magnitude 6.7 quake which struck Papua New Guinea. A series of aftershocks in the past weeks have also rocked the remote area, where landslides, disrupted communication links and damaged buildings have hampered disaster relief efforts.

Global Media DeRozan leads Raptors into playoffs, Rockets streak on
Author: 0 DeRozan leads Raptors into playoffs, Rockets streak on

But Norm Powell, who got the start at small forward for the second time in four games, came up with one of his strongest games of the season with 17 points. This was an incredible play deserving of game-winner status. Following DeRozan's made and-one, Griffin quickly redeemed himself for his embarrassing defense by making a contested layup with 0.9 seconds remaining to send the game into overtime.

Global Media Man accused of stealing Oscar statue pleads not guilty
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Upon not recognising him as one of the winners, he started following the accused before confronting him. " Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri " actress Frances McDormand nearly went home without her Oscar last night! Bryant could get three years in jail.

Global Media China claims credit for N Korea talks
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North Korea's security concerns should be addressed in return for a pledge to denuclearize, he said. The February surplus with the United States was $20.9 billion. Wang said the global situation is experiencing its biggest change in a century and China and India must do everything to emphasise this and support each other and avoid mutual suspicion and attrition.

Global Media USA issues security alert for Playa del Carmen
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The alert , issued Wednesday night, says US government employees have to cease traveling to the town "immediately" and "until further notice". The State Department provided few details on what the threat was - saying only that one was received by the embassy in Mexico City on Wednesday.

Global Media 5.3 mn women take part in Spain's first feminist strike
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Called under the slogan "Without us the world stops", the strike on International Women's Day saw demonstrations in towns and cities across Spain as well of walkouts of up to 24 hours. One banner joked that a boyfriend's term should also have no limits, while another said, "A country can not exist without a constitution, as we can not exist without you!" Pakistani women have largely been deprived of their rights since the country gained independence in 1947.

Global Media Pakistani Taliban Chief's Son Reported Killed In US Drone Strike
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Two missiles fired from a USA drone have hit an alleged militant compound in Afghanistan, killing 21 people, according to intelligence officials and Taliban commanders in neighboring Pakistan. It was unclear whether the bodies of those killed in Wednesday's drone strike would be brought to Pakistan for burial. The incident comes amid fraught relations with the United States as President Trump ramps up pressure on Islamabad to crack down on terrorist havens within its borders.

Global Media Modi to announce expansion of BBBP drive in Jhunjhunu today
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He highlighted the vitality of proper nutrition among children and also spoke on how Mission Indradhanush, a national immunisation programme, had brought about positive change in the lives of children and women. He said that Jhunjhunu district has contributed towards furthering the Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao movement. Haryana Women and Child Development Minister Kavita Jain ton Thursday said that with the implementation of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao campaign, Haryana has achieved a ...

Global Media Millions on US East Coast prepare for 2nd major storm
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What. heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 7 to 10 inches, with localized amounts up to 13 inches, are expected, especially near and just west of the interstate 95 corridor and in the hilly areas of southeastern Pennsylvania and northeastern New Jersey .

Global Media Derrick Rose signs with Minnesota Timberwolves, 3rd team this year
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According to ESPN , Rose seems to be hopeful in his new role with the Timberwolves , telling reporters, "I know the game". Rose began the season with the Cleveland Cavaliers on a one-year, veteran's minimum contract but was traded on February 8 to the Utah Jazz in a blockbuster three-team deal that resulted in George Hill and Rodney Hood joining the Cavaliers.

Global Media Nor'easter dumps heavy snow on Northeast, derails train
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Coastal sections, especially in southern Long Island, dealt with moderate flooding during the afternoon high tide cycle. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo also criticized the utility companies, vowing to review their response to the problem. According to media reports, New York City was set to receive 8 to 12 inches of snowfall. Gov. Andrew Cuomo deployed 400 National Guard troops to conduct wellness checks and assist with storm recovery.

Global Media Explosives in Beaver Dam apartment to be detonated today
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The explosives could not be removed which is why they're conducting the detonation inside the apartment. "They are highly volatile homemade bombs that can't be removed", Kreuziger said. "They told us that it's safe to go back to our apartments, and I'm really happy about that". "It was very similar, to me, to a sonic boom", said Baisden.

Global Media ACC roundup: Louisville, Notre Dame advance
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The Hokies have no games on the schedule in the near future, but that'll change this Sunday when the NCAA selection committee places the Hokies in its 68-team bracket. But the Hokies scored seven straight points over a 2:05 window and grabbed an 18-15 lead at the 9:57 stoppage. Chris Clarke supplied 12 points. Boston College-NC State played out nearly identically as the Eagles led by 17 early in the second half.

Global Media Paul Manafort pleads not guilty in Virginia
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In the Virginia case, prosecutors allege that Manafort funneled millions of dollars in income from their work in Ukraine into foreign bank accounts, which were concealed from USA tax authorities. If convicted, Manafort, 68, could face more than 10 years behind bars in the Virginia case and nearly 20 years in the Washington case. Among those indicted are 13 Russians accused of engaging in a multiyear effort to tilt the election in Trump's favor using social media platforms, secret ...

Global Media Saudi Crown Prince: Turkey part of 'triangle of evil'
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Campaigners against the war rallied near Parliament and said they would protest later outside the gates of Downing St. "Britain should not continue to arm the Saudis when those weapons could be used to attack schools, hospitals, markets and mosques in Yemen , and when the Saudi-led coalition has already conducted scores of strikes that have violated the laws of war, many likely war crimes", he added.

Global Media U.S. will temporarily exempt Canada and Mexico from tariffs
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Trump said last week he would impose import tariffs of 25pc on steel and 10pc on aluminium, a move criticised by some prominent Republicans, but backed by some Democrats. And those nations are already gearing up to impose retaliatory tariffs on the USA, targeting industries in Republican-held states like House Speaker Paul Ryan's Wisconsin and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's Kentucky.

Global Media Karnataka State Flag Design Ready, Awaits Clearance From MHA
Author: 0 Karnataka State Flag Design Ready, Awaits Clearance From MHA

A committee formed by the state government a year ago had recommended the separate flag for Karnataka discounting any constitutional or legal hurdles for it. The CM while addressing the media said, "Now that there are no hurdles, the recommendation will be sent to the Government of India". We will send the design to the Centre.

Global Media Africa, United States Move On From 'Shithole' Remarks As Tillerson Starts Tour
Author: 0 Africa, United States Move On From 'Shithole' Remarks As Tillerson Starts Tour

Analysts say the US policy towards Africa has strings attached, while China has not placed any such conditions. Speaking at a news conference in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, on Thursday, Tillerson said that the U.S. The top USA diplomat also raised alarm over a state of emergency Ethiopia has declared to deal with widespread anti- government protests that engulfed much of the restive Oromia region.

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