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Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo tweeted the news on Saturday, after Pakistani army helicopters with four rescuers had searched the mountain for days. Nardi, 42, had attempted the Nanga Parbat summit several times before. Dubbed "Killer Mountain", Nanga Parbat is in Pakistan's Gilgit-Baltistan area and is the ninth highest mountain in the world at 8,126 metres (26,660 feet).
  • In jab at Maduro, Guaido makes triumphant return to Venezuela

    In jab at Maduro, Guaido makes triumphant return to Venezuela

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    Venezuelan authorities may detain Guaido as he ignored a travel ban on him issued by the Supreme Court. The return of Guaido, who is recognized by most Western nations as Venezuela's legitimate head of state, poses a direct challenge to Maduro, who had said the opposition leader would face justice when he returned.
  • Huawei sues USA government over federal ban on its equipment

    Huawei sues USA government over federal ban on its equipment

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    Backers of the ban against Huawei say the Chinese government could use the company's equipment for espionage, though the feds haven't provided evidence that backs up that claim. You can re-watch the press conference on the YouTube link above. If a judge decides Huawei has a plausible claim the case will proceed to the discovery phase, in which internal documents are shared and US government officials could be forced to provide testimony and lay out their security concerns.
  • Russia, Syria urge USA to let refugees leave camp

    Russia, Syria urge USA to let refugees leave camp

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    Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), backed by the USA -led coalition, resumed the offensive on Baghouz last Friday after they had paused for more than a week to allow an estimated 10,000 civilians and ISIS families to leave the town. In a report published by CNN, Gen. Joseph Votel said that despite ISIS' territorial loss, the fight against ISIS is "far from over". Her child died overnight in the reception area from the cold.
  • Chelsea Manning in custody after refusing to testify on WikiLeaks

    Chelsea Manning in custody after refusing to testify on WikiLeaks

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    Judge Claude Hilton ordered Manning to be held not as punishment but to force her testimony in the secret case, according to a spokesman for the U.S. Manning, a transgender woman formerly known as Bradley, had requested clemency from Obama in part because she said her life was at risk in an all-male prison.
  • Cloudy day with rain or showers for much of the UK

    Cloudy day with rain or showers for much of the UK

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    Not much snowfall will be expected as the main roads are pretty well treated. Rain will begin to clear from the west later this morning and it will then brighten in most places for the afternoon. Stewart said this will be an intense, strong storm and once it is done the temperatures will not dip below zero like they typically do after a winter storm.
  • Democratic stalwart Sherrod Brown decides against 2020 presidential run

    Democratic stalwart Sherrod Brown decides against 2020 presidential run

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    Brown, a Cleveland Democrat, announced Thursday that he has "decided the best place for me to continue fighting for OH and for the dignity of workers across the country, all workers, is to stay in the U.S. When asked if he would run for vice president, Brown said he doesn't "aspire to be vice president" and that he's "not thinking about that". But while Brown, 66, has always been a leader of the Democratic party's populist movement, he would have entered the race without the national name ...
  • Baby of British Isis bride Shamima Begum dies in Syria

    Baby of British Isis bride Shamima Begum dies in Syria

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    Ms Begum, 19, was a schoolgirl when she left Bethnal Green in east London in 2015. She resurfaced heavily-pregnant in a refugee camp in northern Syria last month and spoke of her desire to return to the United Kingdom, as the self-styled caliphate collapsed.
  • Suspect accused of shooting deputy while serving warrant is in custody

    Suspect accused of shooting deputy while serving warrant is in custody

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    Brass said Brown was wanted on several warrants when the task force went to the Extended Stay America hotel. Authorities say 39 year-old Floyd Brown of Springfield had attempted to elude troopers prior to crashing. "The suspect is at large right now", Brass said. Police have not clarified what Brown is armed with, although some reports indicate he is carrying some sort of rifle.
  • Cantonment Church Offers Drive-Thru Ashes For Ash Wednesday

    Cantonment Church Offers Drive-Thru Ashes For Ash Wednesday

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    Ash Wednesday , which marks the start of Lent in the Christian calendar, has been observed by Britons for centuries. But how is the fasting season of Lent intrinsically linked to spring - and why do we use the 40 days to test our willpower? The ashes are a sign of penitence and a reminder of mortality, and may be imposed with the sign of the cross.
  • USA sees rising Chinese military activity in South China Sea

    USA sees rising Chinese military activity in South China Sea

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    In addition, former Moro National Liberation Front and Moro Islamic Liberation Front MILF fighters will be eligible to join official armed forces. Visiting Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad (3rd L) and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (1st L) inspect honor guards during a welcoming ceremony at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila , the Philippines, March 7, 2019.
  • Daylight Saving Time returns Sunday

    Daylight Saving Time returns Sunday

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    Premier John Horgan has said British Columbia could follow California if that USA state successfully remains in DST all year and forgoes changing clocks altogether. For everyone else, daylight saving-time starts at 2 a.m. Sunday and ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 3. The only states not observing daylight time are Hawaii and Arizona , except for the latter's Navajo reservations, which do.
  • United Nations rights body rebukes Saudi over Khashoggi

    United Nations rights body rebukes Saudi over Khashoggi

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    In a hearing in the EU Parliament, Jourova this week said she was subjected to heavy lobbying by some countries affected by the decision, citing Saudi Arabia, the United States and Panama. Bob Menendez. "Our leaders can not credibly call on the world stage and demand accountability for human rights abuses, while giving a wink and a nod to the crown prince", he added.
  • Court grants unborn baby legal rights!

    Court grants unborn baby legal rights!

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    Meager petitioned a local court to allow him to represent the estate of the aborted fetus, and in an unprecedented move, Probate Judge Frank Barger signed off on the petition. The ballot measure, known as Amendment 2 , legally defines a person as "any human being from the moment of fertilization or the functional equivalent thereof" and states that no provisions of state's constitution "secures or protects a right to abortion or requires the funding of an abortion".
  • Trump today: Paul Manafort jailed

    Trump today: Paul Manafort jailed

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    U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis imposed the sentence of 47 months in prison on Manafort, 69, during the hearing in Alexandria, Virginia . Thursday's sentencing in Virginia is just one of two Manafort faces. Trump has denied collusion and obstruction and Russian Federation has denied election interference. Although none of the convictions which Manafort was sentenced on today involved the former campaign chairman's work for the Trump campaign or the president himself, the conviction was the ...
  • Hillary Clinton says she will not run for president in 2020

    Hillary Clinton says she will not run for president in 2020

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    Hillary Clinton has ruled out a second presidential run against Donald Trump . In January, former Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta said in a television interview he had no reason to believe the former senator from NY and former secretary of state would run again for the White House.
  • Jammu: One dead, 28 injured in grenade blast at bus station

    Jammu: One dead, 28 injured in grenade blast at bus station

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    Sinha confirmed to Indian Express that a grenade was lobbed from inside a bus and fell near a ticketing booth. Windscreens of a parked state road transport corporation (SRTC) bus were damaged in the blast, a police official told PTI . Singh, who is undergoing treatment at Government Medical College hospital for splinter injuries in lower parts of his body, said he felt that somebody hurled something which caused the powerful explosion.
  • United Kingdom police probe 4 more suspicious packages

    United Kingdom police probe 4 more suspicious packages

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    Under advice from Police Scotland , a number of buildings on the main Glasgow University campus have been evacuated as a precautionary measure after a suspicious package was found in the university's mailroom. "We are working very closely with our colleagues from Police Scotland and both investigations are being run in tandem". Officers are keeping an "open mind" about motive.
  • China accuses Canadian, Huawei to sue as spat escalates

    China accuses Canadian, Huawei to sue as spat escalates

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    Spavor, a business consultant with deep ties to Pyongyang, had been trying to drum up global interest in investing in North Korean economic projects. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told reporters on Monday that he was "very concerned" with what he called China's arbitrary detentions.
  • China to slash taxes, boost lending to prop up slowing economy

    China to slash taxes, boost lending to prop up slowing economy

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    GDP a year ago expanded at its slowest pace since 1990 due to the trade war and Beijing's crackdown on financial risks, which raised corporate borrowing costs and hurt investment. Further cuts to the required reserves ratio for smaller banks are planned, according to the work report. President Xi Jinping's government is expected to use this year's session to announce measures to support economic growth including tax cuts and more support for entrepreneurs who generate China's new jobs ...
  • Nielsen tells Congress border crisis is real

    Nielsen tells Congress border crisis is real

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    Nielsen was grilled on whether she was aware of the psychological effects of separating children from their parents, and when she knew ahead of time about the "zero tolerance" policy that led to the separation of more than 2,700 children from their parents previous year.
  • Army could be brought in to combat knife crime, says police chief

    Army could be brought in to combat knife crime, says police chief

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    The body that represents rank-and-file officers said the Prime Minister was "delusional". Chairwoman of the National Police Chiefs Council Sara Thornton linked the fall in police officers to rising crime . A second 17-year-old boy has been charged with assisting an offender and possession of a bladed article. May, however, has rejected any "direct correlation" between falling police numbers and violent crime, despite the head of London's Metropolitan Police Service suggesting there was ...