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Bermuda Same-Sex Marriage Repealed Less Than a Year Later

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He said the bill "has been democratically passed by the Parliament of Bermuda , and our relationship with the overseas territories is based on partnership and respect for their right to democratic self-government". The government said this week that the act guarantees gay couples "equivalent" rights as married couples when it comes to inheritance, pensions and property, as well as the right to make important medical decisions for the other partner. Read More »

Apple INC (AAPL) Holding Maintained by DE Shaw & Company Inc

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Burt Wealth Advisors who had been investing in Apple Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $809.51B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.08% or $1.755 during the last trading session, reaching $161.275. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec, Quebec - Canada-based fund reported 2.46M shares. Apple's revenue for the quarter was up 12.7% compared to the same quarter last year. Read More »

Deputy fired after allegedly robbing bank

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He drove off in a silver Mustang, but authorities caught up about five minutes later. Jeff Athey, 51, was a deputy for the Davidson County Sheriff's Office before being fired and subsequently charged with robbery with a unsafe weapon. The sheriff said he was "as shocked and appalled as anyone else at Mr. Athey's behavior". "We're not going to tolerate this kind of behavior, obviously, and we don't tolerate anybody who violates the law or violates the policies at the sheriff's office", said ... Read More »

Global court opens initial probes into Philippines,

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She stressed that that the examinations were "not an investigation" but a process of examining information "in order to reach a fully informed determination on whether there is a reasonable basis to proceed with an investigation". "But is the President covered in those cases?" About 4,000 mostly urban poor Filipinos had been killed by police in the past 19 months in a brutal crackdown that has alarmed the global community. Read More »

Federal Bureau of Investigation says Border Patrol agent killed in West Texas was not attacked

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US Border Agent Rogelio "Roger" Martinez and his partner, Stephen "Michael" Garland, were found near a concrete-lined culvert in southwest Texas on November 18. An autopsy report released Wednesday only added another layer of confusion, deeming the cause of Martinez's death "undetermined". Sen. Ted Cruz also seized on the agent's death in calling for increased border enforcement. Read More »

Cavaliers, Clippers still working on a deal for DeAndre Jordan

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Shumpert is owed roughly $11 million next season (assuming he opts in), while Smith and Thompson are under contract until 2020; Smith and Thompson are both set to earn over $30 million each in the final two seasons of their contracts. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski , the Clippers and Cavaliers continue to discuss the possibility of a trade of Jordan, and they could potentially get a third team involved in order to make the trade happen before the deadline later today. Read More »

US Senate reaches two-year bipartisan budget deal: leaders

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Now GOP leaders must quell a conservative uprising. Provides disaster assistance for hurricanes and wildfires. The dollar rose on the deal, as did yields on the 10-year U.S. "That would be a complete betrayal", he told reporters , adding that "a lot" of Democrats would feel the same. Schumer relented on that point after McConnell agreed to an open debate on immigration bill starting next week. Read More »

Girl Scout sells cookies outside California marijuana shop

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The newly legal recreational marijuana shop even suggested getting some cookies to go along with "GSC", a strain named for the addictive dessert food. Buying Girl Scout cookies , which have an impressive fan base , is a time-honored way to donate to a great organization and get a little something sweet in the process. Read More »

Warning of ice and snow on Friday for Flintshire and Wrexham

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Met Eireann warns of scattered snow showers tonight, though accumulations are expected to be less than 3cm. Polar air from beyond Greenland and Iceland has seen temperatures plummet across the United Kingdom, with the mercury dipping below zero in many regions. Read More »

Erdogan says anti-war doctors group should lose 'Turkish' status

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Skoog said he is "particularly concerned about attacks against civilians and civilian objects, such as hospitals". Le Drian said global law "is being violated by Turkey , by the Damascus regime, by Iran and those who are attacking (rebel-held areas) eastern Ghouta and Idlib". Read More »

Blow to Russian Federation as CAS rejects appeals on eve of Olympics

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The IOC rejection comes on the heels of a ban in December of all Russian athletes stemming from allegations of widespread doping during the 2016 Sochi Winter Olympics . "We are hopeful that the panel will follow our argumentation and respect the rights of the athletes", said Philippe Baertsch, a lawyer for the Russians. Read More »

Escaped LeT militant's picture with Hizb militant goes viral

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He said on 6 February 2018 at around 11:30 am, a Pakistani militant Mohammad Naveed Jatt alias Abu Hanzla alias Choti lodged in Central Jail Srinagar was brought to SMHS hospital , Srinagar along with five more detainees escorted by the police party of DPL, Srinagar . Read More »

U.S. set to slap 'toughest and most aggressive' sanctions on North Korea

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In meetings with government leaders, military officials and USA service members, he said he wants to make sure the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics do not distract from North Korean human rights abuses and nuclear programme. They are expected to agree to cooperate to prevent North Korea from smuggling goods in worldwide waters in an attempt to evade sanctions, they said. The White House has also cautioned against reading too much into remarks Pence made en route to Japan. Read More »

Several people injured in Melbourne hot-air balloon crash

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Injuries are not yet known, but five ambulances are on the scene. Authorities would not confirm how many people were on board when the balloon made the landing. A man in his 20's and a woman in her 60's were both taken to Box Hill Hospital with back injuries and suspected ankle fractures, respectively. "It just didn't look right". Read More »

Israel Police Set to Indict Netanyahu Over Bribery

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The second deals with alleged quid pro quo deal between Netanyahu and a newspaper publisher for favorable coverage in exchange for weakening a rival newspaper. A third case, Case 3000, surfaced last summer and is said to involve close members of the prime minister's family and illegalities in the purchase of multibillion-dollar submarines, in what former officials have called one of the biggest corruption scandals in the country's history. Read More »

China's Jan coal imports hit highest in 4 yrs on blizzards, cold

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Overseas shipments in the month in yuan terms rose 6 per cent year on year, while imports increased 30.2 per cent, the customs administration said on Thursday, leaving a trade surplus of 135.8 billion yuan (US$21.6 billion). This week China initiated an anti-dumping investigation into sorghum imports from the United States , worth nearly $1 billion past year. But its 2017 surplus with the USA was $275.81 billion, topping the previous record in 2015 of $260.8 billion. Read More »

Trump trying to derail Russian Federation probe, say U.S. voters in poll

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Weekly Gallup numbers released Monday show President Donald Trump's approval rating among Republicans at a sky-high 90% - his best number among those in his own party since Inauguration Day. Seventy-five percent of respondents told the poll they think their personal financial situation is excellent or good. "And nearly half of voters think Republicans in Congress are trying to obstruct the Russian investigation". Read More »

More snow expected tonight, Wednesday morning

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There will be a quick transition to full snow however early in the event, likely by mid-morning thanks to temperatures that will warm above freezing early in the day. White said this latest winter weather system is expected to move in sometime after midnight and will likely wrap up by mid-morning Wednesday , bringing with it a wintry mix. Read More »

Raid Trailer: Ajay Devgn in zero-tolerance avatar against corruption

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Ajay took to Twitter to unveil the intriguing trailer of the film. We thought what better day than this to release the poster of our film, Aiyaary. Gulshan Kumar & Tseries present, A Panorama Studios Production, Produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Kumar Mangat Pathak and Abhishek Pathak, Raid is directed by Raj Kumar Gupta. Read More »

Tension ahead of graft case verdict against ex-Bangla PM

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Bangladesh law says anyone imprisoned for more than two years can not run for office for the next five years, but Huq noted that the final decision rests with the courts. "The government has a responsibility to prevent and minimize violence, but it needs to do so in a way that respects basic rights, not flouts them", Adams added. Read More »

Almost 11.8M enroll for Obama health law in 2018

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Nearly 12 million Americans signed up for 2018 health coverage through marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act , suggesting consumers are steadily signing up for health plans even as Trump derided the markets as crumbling and unaffordable. Read More »

My govt has had to bear the cross of Congress' sins: PM

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The initiative of the Narendra Modi Government for simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and State Assemblies is not just welcome but very timely. "We need no further evidence of this than the Prime Minister's speech in the Lok Sabha yesterday morning". "They go back to saying; 'when we were in power.' This is the same party that divided India". Read More »