• Bihar SSC chairman Sudhir Kumar arrested in Jharkhand
Bihar SSC chairman Sudhir Kumar arrested in Jharkhand

The IAS association have protested Sudhir Kumar's arrest and chose to meet Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over the matter. Mr. Kumar, a 1987 batch IAS officer, was arrested along with four of his family members from Hazaribagh in neighbouring Jharkhand.

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  • Two former global rugby players held in Paris over alleged cocaine posession
Two former global rugby players held in Paris over alleged cocaine posession

Their alleged dealers were also taken into custody. French news channel La Chaine Info said the pair were arrested in front of a nightclub near the Champs-Elysees just after 3am on Saturday local time. Williams, who played 77 Tests from 2002 to 2012, is regarded as one of New Zealand's finest, most athletic locks. If the investigation confirmed...

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  • US Education Secretary Supports Making Life Worse For Trans Students
US Education Secretary Supports Making Life Worse For Trans Students

If DeVos has big plans to fix schools and colleges, she certainly isn't showing her hand. DeVos is Trump's personal choice to handle the USA education portfolio and she was finally confirmed by the Senate early this month after an unprecedented tie happened on the Senate floor on the confirmation hearing of her appointment.

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  • Turkish troops, allied forces seize town center
Turkish troops, allied forces seize town center

Seizing control of Syria's al-Bab from Islamic State is important to wiping out the militant group from its stronghold of Raqqa, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's spokesman said on Wednesday . Turkey's Defense Ministry says that they are handing the city over to a Free Syrian Army faction, one of the moderate rebel groups Turkey has been backing...

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  • GPS Reveals Chilling 2nd Stop by Dylann Roof
GPS Reveals Chilling 2nd Stop by Dylann Roof

Roof slowed down in his vehicle as he approached the church. That was based on Global Positioning System evidence, and prosecutors said Roof shut off his Global Positioning System device, which they said indicated he stopped the auto. Convicted killer Dylann Roof visited a second black church after killing nine people in a Charleston, S.C., church ...

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  • Trump to Revoke Transgender Bathroom Guidance
Trump to Revoke Transgender Bathroom Guidance

The Trump administration has approved a plan with the Justice Department and Education Department to send a letter to schools rescinding the Obama-era guidance to protect trans students, according to the Washington Blade - an LGBT publication - even though almost two-thirds of trans students experience harassment at school.

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  • Protests against Trump are set to take place across the UK
Protests against Trump are set to take place across the UK

More than 1.85 million people called for the visit later this year to be watered down to avoid causing " embarrassment " to the Queen. Sir Alan said that state visits - where the guest is hosted by the Queen - are "rare and prestigious", and are also Britain's "most important diplomatic tool".

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  • Audio of suspect released in Ind. girls' murders
Audio of suspect released in Ind. girls' murders

Investigators released audio of the suspect saying " down the hill ". Police released this photo of a man they are trying to identify after the bodies of two missing IN teens were found near a hiking trail. "There's no doubt in our minds that that young lady is a hero". Police released a looped version of the recording. According to earlier r...

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  • Evacuation order remains after levee breach
Evacuation order remains after levee breach

Rescuers chest-deep in water steered boats carrying dozens of people, some with babies and pets, from a San Jose neighborhood inundated by water from an overflowing creek Tuesday. Highway 50 in El Dorado County in the Sierras is closed because it is in danger of collapsing after a shoulder gave way. Forecasters say the winter storm could drop up ...

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  • Family of British IS bomber deny £1m compensation payout
Family of British IS bomber deny £1m compensation payout

The Manchester man was seized by American forces in Pakistan in 2001 before being sent to Guantanamo Bay, the USA prison in Cuba for terrorist suspects. Lord Carlile, the former independent reviewer of terrorism legislation, told the BBC programme he believed Fiddler was paid to avoid disclosing sensitive national security material in court.

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  • Khamenei Threatens 'Substitution' of his Palestinian Allies
Khamenei Threatens 'Substitution' of his Palestinian Allies

Khamenei added that he saw "the emergence of signs of the collapse of the Zionist regime", meaning Israel , and of "the weakness that has dominated its main allies - in particular, the United States of America". "Amman is using all its power supporting the Palestinian people and to prevent U.S' embassy being moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem", he ...

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  • China to suspend all imports of coal from North Korea
China to suspend all imports of coal from North Korea

The call follows a meeting between China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Tillerson on Friday, their first face-to-face encounter since Tillerson began his job at the start of this month. The president, who has often lambasted China on issues of trade and foreign exchange, himself took steps to better security ties on February 9, affirming in a pho...

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  • Homeland Security Secretary signs aggressive new guidelines on deportation
Homeland Security Secretary signs aggressive new guidelines on deportation

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly has signed new guidelines allowing federal authorities to more aggressively detain and deport illegal immigrants, the Washington Post reported . "Virtually every immigrant is now a priority for detention and deportation ". The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) plans to hire an extra 10,000 officers...

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  • Rockets from Sinai hit Israel, no casualties: army
Rockets from Sinai hit Israel, no casualties: army

The website cited sources in the Israeli army as saying that the warning sirens did not go off in the area in which the rockets exploded. According to the claim released by the terror group's Amaq Agency, the group launched two Katyusha rockets at Eskhol in the southern part of the country.

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  • Iraq launches offensive to recapture Mosul from Islamic State
Iraq launches offensive to recapture Mosul from Islamic State

Police units quickly entered the village of Athba, about 3 miles southwest of Mosul's worldwide airport, encountering only light resistance. Prime Minister Haider al Abadi announced on television that the offensive was under way to 'liberate the people from the terror of Daesh (IS)'.

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  • McCain defends the media in NBC interview
McCain defends the media in NBC interview

McCain has been a vocal opponent of Trump since the president hit the campaign trail in 2015. U.S. Senator John McCain speaks at the opening of the 53rd Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany , February 17, 2017 . CHUCK TODD: Do you think the president agrees with you about the world order or not? "And that is certainly not the message ...

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  • Thousands attend inauguration ceremony for Gambia's president
Thousands attend inauguration ceremony for Gambia's president

Barrow is only the third president in the history of The Gambia. Other high profile dignitaries across the African continent as well as other parts of the world that attended the ceremony include Presidents of Ivory coast, Alassane Ouattara , Ghana Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.

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  • Rehearsing for Geneva: Kazakhstan hosts 'model Syrian peace talks'
Rehearsing for Geneva: Kazakhstan hosts 'model Syrian peace talks'

A plenary session involving all three power-brokers and delegations from the Syrian government and foreign-backed armed opposition is scheduled to begin at 1600 local time (0900 GMT), a Kazakh foreign ministry official said at a press briefing in Astana on Thursday.

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  • Half brother of North Korean leader assassinated in Malaysia
Half brother of North Korean leader assassinated in Malaysia

The older brother had spoken out against his younger brother's leadership in the country. Kim Jong Nam, who was 45 or 46, was estranged from his younger brother, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, and had been living overseas for years. RFA: According to your research, Kim Jong Nam was viewed as a possible alternative to Kim Jong Ill. "The elite ...

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  • Turkey steps up attacks on SDF-held areas north Syria
Turkey steps up attacks on SDF-held areas north Syria

Turkish troops and Syrian rebels on Saturday entered the Islamic State-held town of al-Bab in northern Syria, as government forces also approached the extremist bastion, a monitor said. Al-Bab is one of Daeshs last remaining strongholds near the Turkish border. An unnamed military source said Syrian forces liberated the Hayan oil field in the des...

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