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  • China sends experts to fix terracotta warrior in US
China sends experts to fix terracotta warrior in US

It was on display at Philadelphia's Franklin Institute when the vandalism took place. Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor (until 4 March) at The Franklin Institute The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia. China is fuming that a man stole a thumb from one of the warriors, similar to the ones seen here in 2005. . In recent days, a pair of Chi...

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  • Trump ranked last, Lincoln tops list of presidential 'greatness' survey
Trump ranked last, Lincoln tops list of presidential 'greatness' survey

Trump makes his ranking debut at the bottom of the list", the survey states. Political science professors Brandon Rottinghaus and Justin Vaughn published the results of the poll in the New York Times on Monday. Thus, Lincoln got a rating of 95.03, while Washington got a rating of 92.59. Franklin D. Roosevelt was third, Teddy Roosevelt was four...

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  • Schools on lockdown after student shot himself in Ohio
Schools on lockdown after student shot himself in Ohio

The incident occurred Tuesday morning around 7:50 a.m. and the student is now hospitalized, WKYC reports. The FBI and Ohio's Bureau of Criminal Investigation has also responded to the scene. School has been on lockdown since about 8am @wkyc. Students will be released to their parents in the near future. Police did not provide any informatio...

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  • Romney's Really Changed His Tune On Trump
Romney's Really Changed His Tune On Trump

The two have not always gotten along in the past. Meanwhile, Romney has been one of Trump's most persistent Republican critics, describing him as a " phony " who was not up to the job in one astonishing attack during the 2016 presidential race.

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  • Israel destroys half of Syrian Air Defenses
Israel destroys half of Syrian Air Defenses

Israel subsequently launched a much more widespread set of aerial attacks within Syria . It sounds as if Israel is heading toward another war of attrition. The Israeli Airforce immediately detected the drone and the decision was made to wait to intercept it until to crossed into Israeli airspace . "This morning Iran brazenly violated Israel...

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  • Working out the state budget for the new fiscal year
Working out the state budget for the new fiscal year

The committee recently filed its report on the bill, and the Congressional Budget Office estimated the bill would reduce direct spending $14.6 billion in the next decade-two items that need to be in place before the bill could come to the floor.

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  • 13 dead in Mexico plane crash near quake epicentre
13 dead in Mexico plane crash near quake epicentre

Twelve people died at the scene of the crash in the southern state of Oaxaca and another person later died in hospital, the state prosecution service said. Mayor of Mexico City Miguel Angel Mancera said in an interview with the news channel ForoTV that he had no information on incidents after the quake and that only a few people had suffered nerv...

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  • Penn State tops No. 8 Ohio State
Penn State tops No. 8 Ohio State

Ohio State comes into this one with a 22-5 record overall. Penn State followed up the Rutgers game with a crowd of 10,394 the following weekend during the win against Iowa. Andre Wesson , thrust into the starting lineup after the suspension of Kam Williams , has been a defensive spark for an Ohio State team already strong on that end of the floor...

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  • Multiple reports confirm USA killed Russians in Syrian oilfield airstrikes
Multiple reports confirm USA killed Russians in Syrian oilfield airstrikes

He called on Putin to report publicly about "the actions of Russian troops in Syria at present and the number of deaths of Russian citizens regardless of their military status". Reuters reported the names of at least two Russian men fighting informally with pro-Assad forces who were killed in the incident in Deir al-Zor province, citing ...

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  • Ethiopia imposes six-month emergency rule
Ethiopia imposes six-month emergency rule

The prime minister will remain in office until parliament and the ruling coalition confirm his resignation. A day later, the government imposed the state of emergency. In a short statement, Hailemariam said he was not quitting politics, but wanted to continue his work to reform Ethiopia. The U.S. embassy in Ethiopia on Saturday urged Addis Ab...

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  • Olympics-Snowboarding-Austria's Schairer to return home…
Olympics-Snowboarding-Austria's Schairer to return home…

An Austrian snowboarder broke his neck in a crash Thursday, but doctors have ruled out serious permanent damage, the Austrian Olympic committee said in a statement. "In addition, the Vorarlberger pulled an elbow injury". "The return transport to Austria is prepared (with medical assistance), should take place as soon as possible".

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  • Bannon interviewed over two days as part of Mueller's Russia investigation
Bannon interviewed over two days as part of Mueller's Russia investigation

The former Breitbart news chief, who continued today to defy a subpoena to testify before a House committee about the Russian Federation and Trump probe, was interviewed for about 20 hours by the team led by Robert Mueller , NBC News reports.

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  • Pakistan declares 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed a terrorist under global pressure
Pakistan declares 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed a terrorist under global pressure

There are a total of 27 banned outfits in the United Nations list and the amendment in Section 11-B and 11-EE of the ATA spells trouble for the likes of Saeed. The organisation runs several madrassas or Islamic religious schools across Pakistan and brainwashes children into joining the holy war for the liberation of Kashmir.

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  • Tsvangirai's death will not split the MDC
Tsvangirai's death will not split the MDC

Tsvangirai's death on Wednesday in a South African hospital cast his Movement for Democratic Change party into unknown territory less than three months after the army ousted Zimbabwe's veteran ruler Robert Mugabe . In 2013, comfortable in a state home, Tsvangirai seemed to have overplayed his hand. After the defeat, the MDC split for the sec...

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  • Four Asheville-area chefs are James Beard Award Semifinalists
Four Asheville-area chefs are James Beard Award Semifinalists

Miller said he was shocked Dan Fox, chef and owner of Madison's Heritage restaurant wasn't nominated. At 9:30 this morning (February 15), the foundation will be announcing Restaurant and Chef Award semifinalist nominees live on its Twitter feed .

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  • Assault on pregnant woman: Six CPM activists arrested
Assault on pregnant woman: Six CPM activists arrested

On the day of the incident, a person named Syedhalavi and a few others went to their house and said that they had a problem with her husband, Siby Chacko Thenumkuzhy, she said, adding that she had immediately alerted the police. According to Sibi, a container lorry driver in Kochi, there were land disputes between them and the family of Naklikkattu...

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  • Archbishop Desmond Tutu resigns as Oxfam ambassador over charity's sex scandal
Archbishop Desmond Tutu resigns as Oxfam ambassador over charity's sex scandal

Tutu expressed his disappointment in Oxfam on Thursday, after allegations of immorality and possible criminality involving humanitarian workers linked to the charity surfaced on Tuesday, according to a statement. A subsequent country director for Haiti, Damien Berrendorf, was sacked past year but had no connection to the previous case. In the wak...

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  • Wintry Mix Timeline: From 70 degrees to snow, sleet in Northern Virginia
Wintry Mix Timeline: From 70 degrees to snow, sleet in Northern Virginia

Due to the timing, we're calling this a "Low Impact", but if the storm trends stronger, amounts may warrant an upgrade to "Moderate Impact" . Snowfall will increase in the mountains Wednesday night, and winter storm warnings and advisories will be in effect from Wednesday evening to Friday morning.

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  • Trial starts for Palestinian teen filmed slapping Israeli troops
Trial starts for Palestinian teen filmed slapping Israeli troops

Several army vehicles also invaded al-Marah and ad-Dabbous neighborhoods, in Jenin city, and searched many homes. The closed-door trial is based on 12 charges including those of aggravated assault and incitement. Her cousin Nour was also detained for taking part in the incident, but was set free on bail worth Dollars 1.400, said the Amnesty Intern...

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