• Silence those guns: India supports Afghanistan in peace talks with Taliban
Silence those guns: India supports Afghanistan in peace talks with Taliban

The bomber came as close to the gathering as he could and detonated his explosives at the checkpoint outside, the spokesperson said. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed responsibility for the assault and the killing of the police officers.

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  • Daylight Savings 2018: When Does the Time Change?
Daylight Savings 2018: When Does the Time Change?

It's been modified several times , including year-round "War Time " during WWII. Daylight Saving time returns Sunday, but some believe the practice is outdated. Department of Transportation is charged with setting time zones but allows states to exempt themselves from daylight-saving time , if Congress approves", according to a report in t...

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  • Kim offers nuke talks, Trump accepts
Kim offers nuke talks, Trump accepts

A day after the bombshell announcement that the United States and North Korean leaders would meet before the end of May, Vice President Mike Pence said the White House would keep "maximum pressure" on Pyongyang and claimed USA efforts to isolate Kim had been vindicated.

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  • Bones Discovered 80 Years Ago Actually Almost Definitely Amelia Earhart's
Bones Discovered 80 Years Ago Actually Almost Definitely Amelia Earhart's

Bones found on a remote Pacific island nearly eight decades ago likely are those of pioneering American pilot Amelia Earhart, the first woman to fly across the Atlantic in 1932, a new study has claimed. Others, including the History Channel, have investigated the theory that she and her navigator somehow managed to land on the Marshall Islands, o...

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  • North Carolina gets rolling past Miami
North Carolina gets rolling past Miami

Call this Tobacco Road Redux. "It was a sad day for all of us because I lost a friend, but we lost a guy who's a legend in North Carolina basketball", Williams said. "I did not do it properly", said Williams, who was able to laugh it off. Theo Pinson scored 25 points and made a monster dunk late in the game that seemed the take the life out of ...

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  • Suffield High School evacuated, dismissed early due to threat
Suffield High School evacuated, dismissed early due to threat

Police said the student has been placed in Juvenile Hall. According to an alert sent from the district, the incident happened at Summerfield High School in Petersburg. Police said at this time there is no threat to the school or students on campus. The school is safe for classes. "In doing so, there is an increased police presence at the high sch...

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  • Reports Of Hostages Taken, Gunshots At California Veterans Home
Reports Of Hostages Taken, Gunshots At California Veterans Home

Police report they have been fired at, though there are no reports of injuries. The Veterans Home of California opened in 1884 and is the oldest veterans home in the country. Bob Sloan, a retired police officer, says he was working at the California facility's resident-run TV station when a co-worker came in Friday morning and said he had just he...

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  • Making Sense Of A Busy Primary Election Night
Making Sense Of A Busy Primary Election Night

Looking forward to other midterms, it appears in that deep-red states, it will be hard to flip seats and draw out new voters, given that much of the Democrats' early votes in the Texas primaries were from existing primary voters. She also said while it's exciting to see Texas women get big numbers of support, there's still a need to get more ...

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  • CBI arrests Dawood aide Farooq Takla from Delhi airport
CBI arrests Dawood aide Farooq Takla from Delhi airport

The warrant was sent to UAE along with the red-corner notice (no A-385/7-1995), which was issued by Interpol in Lyons (France). Takla was deported to India after he was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials in Dubai.

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  • Neiphiu Rio sworn-in as Nagaland CM
Neiphiu Rio sworn-in as Nagaland CM

Quitting the party, he had said: "I have been left with no option but to resign from the NPF in accordance of the wishes of the people and in the greater interest of the masses in collective endeavour to bring an early political solution". The NPP had contested the Assembly election in alliance with the Naga People's Front (NPF), but after the decl...

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  • Sunny skies with a high of 54 today in Boulder
Sunny skies with a high of 54 today in Boulder

Winds quickly become gusty by late morning Tuesday and peaking early afternoon. Monday, March 12: High: 35. Wednesday: Snow, mainly before 5 p.m. 1-2 inches of snow possible. Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. High: 66. Wind: E 5-10 miles per hour. Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.

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  • Florida shooting: Gun control law moves step closer
Florida shooting: Gun control law moves step closer

He said his investigators have begun to prepare subpoenas and will start reviewing documents before interviewing the law enforcement agencies that responded to the February 14 shooting that killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.

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  • Decision on any alternative front only before polls: DMK tells Mamata
Decision on any alternative front only before polls: DMK tells Mamata

She reportedly told him her party is fairly confident of a good performance in the elections. West Bengal has 43 Lok Sabha seats, while Tamil Nadu has 39 seats. "Bengal does not want anything and also does not support violence". We believe in Netaji (Subhas Chandra Bose's) slogan. The Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief has been using widening differenc...

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  • Teachers plan school 'walk-ins' Thursday to protest pension bill
Teachers plan school 'walk-ins' Thursday to protest pension bill

The program's income cutoff is at 138 percent of the poverty level, which is $16,753 for an individual or $34,838 for a family of four. "Teaching is hard today anyway and for goodness sakes we want folks to be prepared to do that very hard job", said Klinker.

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  • Champagne heads to South America to sign CPTPP and talks on Mercosur
Champagne heads to South America to sign CPTPP and talks on Mercosur

The deal had also "increased in importance because of growing threats to the effective operation of the World Trade Organisation", he said. Led by Japan , the remaining members spent a year reworking the deal and ended up suspending 22 out of the over 1,000 provisions.

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  • Clocks roll forward this Sunday - how daylight savings time came to be
Clocks roll forward this Sunday - how daylight savings time came to be

The bill now heads to the house. Daylight saving time starts this weekend. Most people say "Daylight Savings Time ", but there really is only one. Department of Transportation is charged with setting time zones but states can still exempt themselves from daylight saving time , if Congress approves.

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  • Wind-blown fires burn about 40 square miles in Kansas
Wind-blown fires burn about 40 square miles in Kansas

Local, state and Oklahoma firefighters are responding to the blaze on the ground and with an air tanker. The Adjutant General's Office says weather conditions are improving; the humidity is rising and winds are slowing down. Most of the wildland fires reported occurred in Southwest, North Central, Southeast and South Central regions of the state....

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  • Pelicans win 10th straight - AD hurt again
Pelicans win 10th straight - AD hurt again

Davis winced and grabbed at his ankle before slowly getting to his feet. "We can do that against teams like this", Davis said. The most recent of those, Sacramento's 114-103 decision in New Orleans on January 30, came four days after the Pelicans lost All-Star DeMarcus Cousins for the rest of the season with an Achilles' tendon injury.

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  • Celebrating International Women's Day
Celebrating International Women's Day

In this context, according to UN Women , the theme for International Women's Day 2018 is " Time is now: Rural and urban activists transforming women's lives ". Jordan is certainly moving in the right direction but, admittedly, not without some shortcomings and pockets of gender discrimination here and there.

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  • Japanese athletes take part in Pyeongchang Paralympic welcome ceremony
Japanese athletes take part in Pyeongchang Paralympic welcome ceremony

Bach praised the inter-Korean dialogue that took place through the Olympics , saying, "I would like to congratulate the two governments for using this Olympic momentum to drive talks forward on a political level". The plan to visit North Korea still stands, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach said in Seoul on Thursday. ...

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