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Global Media Cincinnati Zoo's celebrity hippo Super Bowl pick: the Eagles
Author: 0 Cincinnati Zoo's celebrity hippo Super Bowl pick: the Eagles

In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Fiona then chose to munch on the lettuce atop the box boasting the Eagles logo, picking the underdog as this year's champs. After snacking on some salad in front of the boxes, Fiona finally went for more in the Eagles box! Fiona, born six weeks prematurely at 29 pounds, well below the common 50-100 pound range, and required nonstop critical care by zookeepers to ensure her survival has become a ...

Global Media 90 migrants feared drowned off Libya
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Similar cases have also been reported in the past where people belonging to Punjab have lost their lives in an attempt to cross over into Europe in the hope of a better future. The IOM said on Friday that more than 6,600 migrants and refugees had already entered Europe by sea since the beginning of the year, with central Mediterranean route crossings to Italy accounting for almost 65% of the entries.

Global Media Teacher's interactive slavery lesson outrages students, parents in the Bronx
Author: 0 Teacher's interactive slavery lesson outrages students, parents in the Bronx

One of her students, who did not want to be identified, said that it "was a lesson about slavery and the Triangle Trade". Middle School 118 teacher Patricia Cummings , who is white, humiliated several African-American students by singling them out and instructing them to lie on the ground before stepping on them to portray how disgusting slavery was, students and staffers told the New York Daily News .

Global Media Trump reportedly asked Rosenstein if he was 'on my team'
Author: 0 Trump reportedly asked Rosenstein if he was 'on my team'

What's more , Nunes might have consulted - indeed, colluded - with the White House in drafting the memo . On Jan. 5, Rosenstein traveled to Florida to speak to the Palm Beach Forum Club about the rule of law. District Court for the District of Columbia on Friday. Former FBI Director, James Comey recently testified that President Trump said to him, " I need loyalty, I expect loyalty ", during a January 2017 meeting.

Global Media Stunning: Trump May Ask Sessions To Prosecute Mueller
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At this point, does anyone really believe that if Mueller's investigators close in on Trump and his family , the president wouldn't "fight back" and fire the special counsel , no matter the echoes of Nixon's "Saturday Night Massacre"? And what evidence exactly does Graham have that it would be the end of Trump's presidency if he fired Mueller? On Friday-the morning after The New York Times reported that Trump was not merely considering it last June, he actually ...

Global Media Hawaii missile gaffe worker: 'I was 100% sure it was real'
Author: 0 Hawaii missile gaffe worker: 'I was 100% sure it was real'

The worker, who is in his 50s, further continued while speaking to reporters on terms of anonymity as he is fearing threats, "I don't think they're prepared for missile notifications", he said, CBS affiliate KGMB reports . The notice informing residents the first warning was a false alarm wasn't sent for 38 minutes - reportedly because Hawaii Governor David Ige couldn't remember his Twitter password .

Global Media PM to inaugurate Global Investors' Summit in Assam today
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Modi stressed that India's growth story will gain further momentum only when there is an all-round development of the North-east and its people, and stressed the importance of " Act East Policy " in this regard. The summit aims at highlighting Assam's core competencies in different sectors along with the policy initiatives taken by the state government. He is keen to develop the state in terms of creative arts.

Global Media NPF to contest in elections
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February 3: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party ( NDPP ) will form the next government in Nagaland, said BJP leader and Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Saturday. Sources in Nagaland BJP informed that the state unit leaders were agitated with the central leadership decision. The BJP delegation was led by state president Visasolie Lhoungu, accompanied by former state president Dr.

Global Media Russian pilot killed after jet is downed by Syrian rebels
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Hardline rebel groups including the jihadist, al-Qaeda-linked Hayat Tahrir al-Sham are active in the north-western province. The Russian Ministry of Defense stated that the country's air forces conducted a high-precision group strike of the area controlled by Jabhat Fatah al-Sham militants in Idlib, from where a projectile was sacked downing Russian Su-25 aircraft.

Global Media Restrictions imposed in Shopian to prevent march
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The police took Malik into custody as he was leaving Jamia Masjid. A 10-year-old boy injured in an explosion at the site of a gunfight in Shopian district in Jammu and Kashmir succumbed to his injuries on Thursday, taking the number killed there to five.

Global Media IN to impose Medicaid work requirements
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Department of Health and Human Services'(HHS) Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said it approved Indiana's waiver to add these requirements to its Medicaid program on Friday. Joe Moser, who was Indiana's Medicaid director when the program was instituted and is now a consultant, said the expansion is achieving many of its goals, including reduced use of hospital emergency rooms for non-emergencies and more enrollees opting for preventive services to stave off more expensive care later.

Global Media Comey praises Federal Bureau of Investigation for speaking up against 'weasels and liars'
Author: 0 Comey praises Federal Bureau of Investigation for speaking up against 'weasels and liars'

A Republican who formerly chaired the House Intelligence Committee said Thursday that President Donald Trump's legal team has reason to keep him from testifying before special counsel Robert Mueller in his Russian Federation probe. Adam Schiff , the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, who charged that the memo the that criticizes the FBI's probe into the Russian Federation investigation that the committee voted to release was changed before it was sent to the White House .

Global Media Eight in hospital after van collides with bus
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Simcoe County paramedic services deputy chief J.C. Gilbert says all of the injured were in the passenger van, and they were being assessed at a local hospital. CBC News quotes Glenn Attridge, president of Attridge Transportation as saying the St. Thomas More students were a day trip to Blue Mountain and were heading back to Hamilton when he said the van crossed the median and hit the bus.

Global Media Gunman Opens Fire on Foreigners in Drive-By Shootings in Macerata, Italy
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A Nigerian man had been detained over the girl's murder. Italian police said they have arrested a young man suspected of opening fire on foreigners from a vehicle in central Italy on Saturday, wounding several people. All of those injured were foreigners, police confirmed, and news reports said they were black immigrants. The number of victims has not been officially confirmed but media reports have said between two and six people were injured.

Global Media Concerns mount over possible 'bloody nose' strike on N. Korea
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Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Trump confirmed his "ignorance" in remarks on Iran in his address. The document, the first of its kind in eight years, said that US deterrence strategy for North Korea makes clear that any North Korean nuclear attack against the USA or its allies and partners is unacceptable and will result in the end of that regime.

Global Media The stateless of the union
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Capitol in the background, and an American flag and books behind her, she noted that Trump talked about medicine costs in his State of the Union speech Tuesday night, and that Democrats have introduced proposals to push the prices down. "I knew in the State of the Union, he would would wrap us his ideology because it was mostly towards his base", Estrada said. "The president's made a good faith offer , and I think Democrats so far have rejected it", he said.

Global Media Global education fund: France pledges €200m, Senegal $2m
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The pledge of $2.3 billion for the next 3 years is a significant progress from the $1.3 billion pledged for between 2015 - 2017. Australia has now pledged about $675 million for education funding globally in the 2017-18 budget, with the majority going to the Pacific and South East Asia.

Global Media Alberta suspends electricity purchase talks with BC
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The western Canadian province's environment ministry said it is proposing new rules around oil spill preparedness and response, and setting up an independent scientific advisory panel to study whether diluted bitumen spilled in water can be effectively cleaned up.

Global Media Cuba state media: Fidel Castro's son has killed himself
Author: 0 Cuba state media: Fidel Castro's son has killed himself

A nuclear physicist by training, Castro Diaz-Balart, 68, was the offspring of a family that combined the aristocratic class that ruled pre-revolutionary Cuba with the man who expelled them after taking power. Fidelito married twice and had three children with his first wife, the Russian Natasha Smirnova. Their brother Jose is a journalist for the Telemundo network.

Global Media Deutsche Bank posts third consecutive annual loss in 2017
Author: 0 Deutsche Bank posts third consecutive annual loss in 2017

A 5 percent drop in shares of the German lender and losses in most sectors dragged the pan-European STOXX 600 index down 0.4 percent by 0810 GMT, set for its fifth straight session of declines. "Going forward, the reduction in the USA federal tax rate is expected to have a positive impact on net income", Deutsche said in its statement. Corporate and investment banking revenues fell by 16 per cent year-on-year in the fourth quarter, as revenues from bonds and currencies plummeted by 29 per ...

Author: 0 Three people arrested for attacking Kashmiri students in Haryana

Two Kashmiri students were brutally assaulted by a group of Hindu extremists in the Indian state of Haryana. "After offering prayers, when we went to the market, some people surrounded us". A spokesperson for J&K police said, 'With regard to physical assault on some students of the state in Mohindergarh, Haryana on Friday, police has taken cognisance and one of our officers is in touch with the students'.

Author: 0 Trump to meet with North Korean defectors in Oval Office

Ji also spoke, telling Trump he'd been moved to tears that his story had been included in the State of the Union speech - and on Trump's Instagram account. The president, during the Oval Office meeting, refrained from making provocative comments about North Korea or its leader. After a series of threatening missile tests , North Korea in January agreed to hold talks with the South and send athletes to the Winter Olympic Games opening next week.

Global Media Punxsutawney Phil's prediction has no bearing on Central Coast heatwave
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The Groundhog Day observance at Punxsutawney likely stems from this German tradition, especially since the earliest records of the event always make reference to "the length of shadows '". Every year, thousands of people from across the U.S.travel to Punxsutawney. Punxsutawney Phil isn't the only groundhog with a passion for meteorology.

Global Media Manchester City Complete Club-Record Signing Of Aymeric Laporte
Author: 0 Manchester City Complete Club-Record Signing Of Aymeric Laporte

Performance of the night came from Everton new boy Theo Walcott, who scored his first two goals since signing from Arsenal in the 2-1 victory over Leicester City. The fee eclipses the £54million City paid for Kevin De Bruyne in 2015 and also makes him the second-most expensive defender in the world after Liverpool's £75million signing of Virgil van Dijk.

Global Media State to remove 'I Love NY' signs after pressure from feds
Author: 0 State to remove 'I Love NY' signs after pressure from feds

The statement came a day after the Federal Highway Administration told the Cuomo administration that it was withholding $14 million in funding because of the more than 500 "I Love NY" road signs. The fine would have been 1 percent of the state's allocation of major federal highway aid. Federal Highway Administration officials say the funding will be reinstated if there's a resolution by September 30.

Global Media Super Bowl 2018: the music, commercials, and more
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National Guard Humvees guard the entrance of the football stadium. Olivia House, a sophomore at Minneapolis's Augsburg University who kneeled during the anthem before her soccer games last season, has been part of the organizing since its beginning, and will give a keynote speech and moderate a panel of other protesting students.

Author: 0 North Korea Calls Trump Administration Racist Billionaires' Club

Aside from imposing sanctions on North Korea in coordination with other countries , President Donald Trump's administration is considering the strategy as part of measures to compel North Korea to give up its pursuit of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles.

Global Media Man City 3-0 West Brom: Quotes & Tweets
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Matt Phillips was booked for an very bad challenge on Brahim Diaz and James McClean for trying to take down Kevin De Bruyne moments before he scored City's second. Moments after play restarted, De Bruyne hit a high, dipping effort from five yards inside the West Bromwich half. In fact, there's an argument to suggest that Man City's No.

Global Media Man who illegally sold ammunition to Las Vegas gunman charged
Author: 0 Man who illegally sold ammunition to Las Vegas gunman charged

Haig had previously operated " Specialized Military Ammunition ", an Internet business selling armor-piercing bullets, some of them high explosive, according to a statement from US Attorney Dayle Elieson of Nevada. He didn't have the quantity of tracer ammunition on hand that Paddock was seeking, so Paddock contacted him several days later and lined up a sale at Haig's home.

Global Media Canada's national anthem is now gender neutral
Author: 0 Canada's national anthem is now gender neutral

As of January 31, 2018, the bill is still awaiting royal assent before it becomes law. "There's been 30 years plus of activity trying to make our national anthem , this important thing about our country, inclusive of all of us ", she said.

Global Media LA school shooting: Unclear where 12-year-old got gun
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The 12-year-old girl who was arrested in the shooting at Sal Castro Middle School was taken to juvenile hall, NBC Los Angeles reported . Aerial TV footage showed a handcuffed female suspect being taken into custody and placed into a patrol auto while police went room to room, leading students out with their hands behind their backs.

Global Media Nehal Hashmi shifted to jail hospital due to chest pain
Author: 0 Nehal Hashmi shifted to jail hospital due to chest pain

Hashmi, who was also fined Rs50,000 by the court, was found guilty of "ridiculing and threatening" judges and members of the joint investigation team that probed the Panama Papers case in a speech he delivered on May 28, 2017. It is learnt that Hashmi through his counsel Kamran Murtaza has moved an appeal against the Supreme Court's order. Hashmi was issued a contempt of court notice in July 2017.

Global Media Slender Man stabbing teen gets 40 years
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Doctors who examined one of two Wisconsin girls who tried to kill a classmate to please a fictional horror character called Slender Man have provided conflicting opinions about the type of institutional care she needs. CNN does not typically name minors charged with crimes, but it makes exceptions if they are charged - as were Geyser and Weier - as an adult. He said she was depressed and psychotic.

Global Media Stone tools yield cultural complexities discovered in India
Author: 0 Stone tools yield cultural complexities discovered in India

No remains were found alongside the Indian tools, meaning it's impossible to determine whether the tools were produced by modern humans or one of our hominin cousins. India in particular has presented a difficult case as fossils are hard to come by. We do this, not merely by picking and choosing tools (e.g. handaxes or Levallois technologies) but by a holistic look at the entire assemblage and its differences from the preceding Acheulian culture.

Global Media Nexus of dictators, court weakened democracy in Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif
Author: 0 Nexus of dictators, court weakened democracy in Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif

She went on to say that the "anti-judiciary" speech of Nehal Hashmi disappointed her as well as she expressed reservation over the contempt notices that have been issued to the PML-N leaders-Tallal Chaudhry and Daniyal Aziz- recently. She said that the courts can not find a witness against the former prime minister . Speaking about the Senate elections, scheduled for March 3, Maryam said the opponents had thought the polls would not take place.

Global Media Israeli Airstrikes Target Sites in Northern Gaza
Author: 0 Israeli Airstrikes Target Sites in Northern Gaza

No injuries or damage were reported and security forces were combing the area to determine whether the rocket hit on the Israeli or the Palestinian side of the border. A total of 35 rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip at Israel in the year of 2017, compared with 15 in 2016 and 21 in 2015, according to the statistics from the IDF issued on January 7.

Global Media Gauteng urged to stop sending water to the Cape
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Drought could affect the property market via at least two channels; one being an income effect, the other sentiment", Mkhwanazi said in a note on Friday. These are considered to be water for personal hygiene and consumption. In a statement released on Thursday, the union accused Zille's government of not caring about schools, particularly those catering for the working class, leaving them to develop their own water plans.

Author: 0 Prince William and Kate are just like us: They shop at Ikea!

Kate Middleton is on day two of her four-day adventure in Scandinavia , and her pregnancy style remains very much on point. We're just going to leave you with a few more pictures of this outfit because we could look at it all day. Kate Middleton and Prince William revisited some of the most special areas of St. Andrews during their trip to Norway. The day began around 10:30 this morning with the Duke and Duchess, accompanied by Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel , at the ...

Global Media Ally trouble for Modi? Upset over Budget, TDP summons emergency party meet
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Naidu, who is also the TDP chief, which is a constituent of the alliance, met his cabinet colleagues and party leaders to discuss the "injustice" meted out to the state. The leader of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) that allies with the ruling BJP to form the government in the state said that the state has not seen any progress in past 4 years.

Global Media Twin found not guilty in crash that killed sister
Author: 0 Twin found not guilty in crash that killed sister

According to ABC News , he later admitted that he only knew Anastasia for a little over a month before she died, and that he lived in her Porsche after her death until police confiscated his vehicle. This court date battle dates back to an May 29, 2016 auto crash. The defense maintained it was an accident. In this October 12, 2011 photo, Anastasia, left, and Alexandria Duval , known as Alison and Ann Dadow before they changed their names, stand in the window of their yoga studio in West ...

Global Media US says 'deeply troubled' by reports of Myanmar mass graves
Author: 0 US says 'deeply troubled' by reports of Myanmar mass graves

Noor Kadir, a resident of Gu Dar Pyin village in Myanmar recounted that he and 14 others had been choosing players for the soccer-like game of chinlone when the gunfire began. Zaw Htay noted that the AP had based its report on information and mobile phone videos it obtained from more than two dozen Rohingya refugees who fled Rakhine state into neighboring Bangladesh, and said Myanmar's government had no way of checking the veracity of their claims without investigators viewing the videos to ...

Global Media India's budget boosts spending to drive economy
Author: 0 India's budget boosts spending to drive economy

Smartphones, which account for huge interest among consumers as well as manufacturers, took a hit in the budget . The first half of Jaitley's speech, according to many , was a political speech. Many of the MSME in the automotive industry manufacture spares and parts for cars and bikes and with the decrease in the corporate tax, the could decrease in the cost of manufacturing; however, it is to be seen if automakers will pass on the benefits to customers.

Global Media Turkey ramps up Syria incursion despite criticism
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An AFP correspondent in Afrin heard warplanes flying overhead, and Kurdish officials said rocket fire on the town wounded 12 civilians. In reaction, Turkish Prime Minister Binaldi Yildirim said any suggestion that Ankara had broader designs in Syria beyond pushing the YPG back from the border, was "totally wrong".

Global Media Trump announces presidential delegation to PyeongChang Olympics
Author: 0 Trump announces presidential delegation to PyeongChang Olympics

Rubber manufacturer Convenience Co has donated 100,000 of the condoms, saying it did so for "a successful hosting of the Winter Olympics and the prevention of the spread of the HIV virus". Some reports state that it is the wide emergence of dating apps like Tinder that is prompting the organisers to act on time and distribute the most essential thing with plenty of "goodwill".

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