• Saudi Arabia to build opera house in Riyadh

    Saudi Arabia to build opera house in Riyadh

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    She commented on the historic announcement, saying, "This is a new era that we are witnessing, an era where 'only dreamers are welcome to join, ' to use the words of HRH Prince Mohamed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ".
  • A curling Miracle on Ice? US ends Canada's bid for gold

    A curling Miracle on Ice? US ends Canada's bid for gold

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    But the heartbreak of second place was etched in the faces of the Canadian women's hockey team, following a gut-wrenching 3-2 loss to their bitter rivals from the United States in last night's gold medal game. Now, it will be against 8-2 Sweden, who have been dominant. This team being 6-4 is monumental. Before that, he'd been the lead for Pete Fenson's bronze-winning team in 2006.
  • Bond set for Tucson couple in shocking child-abuse case

    Bond set for Tucson couple in shocking child-abuse case

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    Authorities declared that the Tucson couple was taken into custody shortly after one of the children escaped the house and sought refuge in a nearby convenience store. For their deeds, the Tucson couple has been arrested and charged with aggravated child abuse. David Turpin, 57, and his wife, Louise Turpin, 49, allegedly chained the home-schooled children to their beds and only allowed them to shower once per year.
  • Turkey warns pro-Syrian forces in Afrin of 'serious consequences'

    Turkey warns pro-Syrian forces in Afrin of 'serious consequences'

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    The PKK was formed in the late 1970s at a time when the Turkish government banned Kurdish language and culture. Speaking at a joint news conference alongside his Macedonian counterpart Gjorge Ivanov in Ankara, Erdogan said there was a movement towards Afrin by Shia militias which were interrupted after they were shelled.
  • White House petition calls for military funeral for Florida shooting victim

    White House petition calls for military funeral for Florida shooting victim

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    Peter Wang has been remembered as a hero for helping to save escaping students in the Florida school shooting. "He died a gentleman holding the door for other students", Wang's friend, Kelsey, told CNN . Service members in uniform were expected to attend Wang's funeral, and his family is reportedly receiving hundreds of military patches and coins in their son's honor.
  • Rainfall warning in effect

    Rainfall warning in effect

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    Toronto will experience a slow rise in temperatures this week which will contribute to steady rainfall and potential flooding . The heavy rain, coupled with melting snow, could cause flooding in various areas of the GTA. On Monday afternoon, many regions outside of the City of Toronto were upgraded to rainfall warnings. On Wednesday, Toronto could see another record-breaking high.
  • Confusion reigns over 300 dead Russians in Syria

    Confusion reigns over 300 dead Russians in Syria

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    Russian officials have told reporters that five Russian citizens may have been killed in clashes with US -led coalition forces. The Russian defence ministry initially insisted it had no servicemen in the eastern province of Syria . CIT has reported it is linked to Yevgeny Prighozin, nicknamed "Putin's chef" for his close ties to the president and who was indicted by the United States last week for his alleged role in funding an internet troll factory.
  • Troops deployed as Cyclone Gita prompts state of emergency in New Zealand

    Troops deployed as Cyclone Gita prompts state of emergency in New Zealand

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    On Feb. 20, 2018 NASA's Terra satellite captured this visible light image of Ex-Tropical Cyclone Gita over New Zealand . Air New Zealand has cancelled all flights in and out of the capital, Wellington, in the North Island. It then rapidly strengthened as it grazed Niue and headed towards the islands of Tonga , which was badly hit . "This is not a good situation for those in seafront properties", he said.
  • Rape-accused dragged out of Arunachal Pradesh police station by mob, lynched

    Rape-accused dragged out of Arunachal Pradesh police station by mob, lynched

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    The crowd lynched the two rape and murder accused. The two were accused of abducting and raping the girl on February 12. After receiving information, Officer In-charge, Wakro, Thomas Pertin accompanied by IRBN personnel launched massive search to work out the blind case and successfully nabbed two accused Sanjay Sobar (30) and Jagdish Lohar (26) both from Assam within 22 hours from Namgo village after after registration of the case.
  • Iran Aircraft killed 66 On Board, Wreckage Not Confirmed

    Iran Aircraft killed 66 On Board, Wreckage Not Confirmed

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    However, Pouranfard said that the teams have not yet recovered any form of debris or body from the crash site. The ATR-72 flight operated by the Aseman Airlines crashed on Sunday morning 50 minutes after taking off from Tehran's Mehrabad Airport, and did not make it to Yasuj, a mountainous city in western Iran.