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Israel Believes Destroyed Up to 50% of Syrian Air Defenses in Strike

Israel's campaign has generally taken place away from the media spotlight. "Israel is surrounded by many enemy states". Iran's leadership owes a great debt of gratitude to Western powers for bolstering the Islamic Republic's dream of linking Tehran, Damascus, Baghdad and Beirut in a Shia arc of influence.

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Rain and 60 today, snow possible Saturday

Saturday: Highs of 35 degrees with a low of 28. In the immediate metro region, the start time is likely between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. Williams said a ridge of high atmospheric pressure over the Western U.S. Flooding concerning with warm temperatures, melting snow and rain will have to be monitored. The storm is now forecast to track close to shore and keep those areas too warm to see rapidly accumulating snow.

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Turkey proposes joint army post with United States in Syria

Tillerson arrived in Turkey on Thursday for what was widely expected to be hard talks. Turkey launched an air and ground offensive last month on the Afrin region, opening a new front in the multi-sided Syrian war to target Kurdish fighters in northern Syria .

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U.S. jet destroys Russian-made tank in Syria

Although it has not yet been confirmed, multiple reports have indicated that the coalition advisors that were engaged by the tank along with the SDF were likely U.S. In fact, in a odd twist, not only did the Russian military claim to not have been involved, but oddly, they did not demand an explanation from the USA for the reported Russian deaths.

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Mitt Romney Is Running For The US Senate In Utah

After months of speculation and anticipation, Mitt Romney announced Friday he's running for U.S. Senate in Utah. "Working to secure the clean energy future Americans want and our economy demands is not only effective policy, it's also good politics".

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Rom-Com Shows And Movies To Watch On Netflix This Valentine's Day

Valentine is the day on which many Peoples find their Love or get in to a relationship. Galentine's Day is a way for girls to love their friends and celebrate each other. In 2,000 participant survey by First4Lawyers in January 2016, 35 percent of singles reported beingjealous of friends who are in relationship on Valentine's Day .

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Winter Olympics: The 'unstoppable' snowboarder who simply needs ice cream

Her score there was a 93.75, which put her almost nine points clear of the other 11 riders, none of whom would crack 90. She put together a 93.75 during her first run, one that included just one 1080, not the two that have become her trademark.

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Iran's Involvement and Fuelling of the Syrian Conflict

Hence the Iranian determination to follow through with this strategy despite their clear understanding of Israel's red lines. The weekend's events began with Iran launching an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), more commonly known as a drone, from Syria and into Israel on the morning of February 10.

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McConnell, Schumer Strike 2-Year Budget Deal to Avert Shutdown

Senate leaders have reached a two-year budget deal which will remove some restrictions on domestic and defense spending, as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-KY, announced today. The effort got a boost from President Donald Trump on Wednesday evening. While Senate Democrats celebrated the rare moment of bipartisanship - Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called it a "genuine breakthrough" - progressives and activists blasted them for leaving immigrants in limbo.

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New Pa. congressional map now on Governor Wolf's desk for review

Asked which districts might see the biggest changes in competitiveness, he named the Fifteenth and Seventh, now held by Republicans Charlie Dent and Pat Meehan, neither of whom is running for reelection. The Republican plea for help at the Supreme Court faced quite long odds. The lawsuit contended that this was deliberate, an attempt by Republicans to pack as many Democratic voters as possible into the smallest number of districts, ensuring large numbers of "wasted" votes in each.

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Security Clearance Not Necessary to Handle Intelligence at White House

Porter resigned Wednesday after being accused of abusing two ex-wives. Just hours earlier, White House speechwriter David Sorensen became the second staffer to step down in a week after his ex-wife, Jessica Corbett accused him of physically abusing her during their two-and-a-half-year marriage.

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Olympics: Joint Korea women's hockey team debuts to raucous crowd

The article reiterated that the North's decision to send delegates to the South had nothing to do with an attempt to approach the United States for talks. In a statement, Moon said he planned to set the conditions to allow the talks to happen. Before their departure, the delegation also planned to watch North Korea's Samjiyon Orchestra concert in Seoul with Moon and his wife, First Lady Kim Jung-sook.

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UW hockey coach confident in USA's chances

Included on Team USA's roster are young defenders Cayla Barnes and Sidney Morin. "And when you have that, good things happen". A day after a gala opening ceremony highlighted rapprochement with the two Koreas marching into the stadium together behind a blue and white unification flag, the joint women's ice-hockey team backed by North Korea's vocal cheerleaders takes on Switzerland in a preliminary match.

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David Davis hits out at European Union for "unwise" transition threat

Mr Barnier's comments came after the EU's publication of a position paper on the proposed transition deal provoked fury from Brexit Secretary David Davis , who branded the document "discourteous" and "unwise". The chief negotiator said the "specific solution" on Ireland promised by the United Kingdom , or full regulatory alignment in Ireland could prevent such controls.

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India's Modi heads to Palestinian territories to balance ties with Israel

India was one of the earliest champions of the Palestinian cause but in recent years turned to Israel for high-tech military equipment and anti-terrorism cooperation. Mr. Javadekar alongwith External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj recently launched a book titled "Exam Warriors" penned by Mr. Modi. Despite Modi's personal camaraderie with Netanyahu, India voted in the UN General Assembly in December a year ago against US President Donald Trump's unilateral recognition of Jerusalem as ...

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German Coalition Deal Evokes Relief and Anxiety in Europe

The Social Democratic leadership now has to convince party members that got enough concessions to justify entering into another coalition government, rather than leading the opposition. Germany has already broken its post-World War II record for the longest time between its latest election on September 24 to the swearing-in of a new government.

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Senate Leaders Reach Budget Deal After Months of Government Shutdown Threats

The almost $400 billion deal does not include Trump's $25 billion request for a wall on the southern USA border, though "it also doesn't rule out" the financing, a top Republican Senate aide told Newsmax . Bradley Byrne, a defense hawk, said. If a budget deal is reached this week, the spending committees could get to work writing the actual legislation funding the government through September 30 - setting up another must-pass bill in March.

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Folsom snowboarder Kelly Clark goes for gold at the 2018 Winter Olympics

However, experts say it is unlikely to have any impact on the North's nuclear ambitions. The South Korean president, Moon Jae-in, started referring to the " games of peace". Even when Kim Jong Un was studying overseas in Switzerland, I think she was attending elementary school there, too. North Korea said the delegation will also include Choe Hwi, chairman of the country's National Sports Guidance Committee, and Ri Son Gwon, chairman of the North's agency that deals with inter-Korean ...

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Teams that should trade for Nick Foles

Pederson said the team put that in the playbook a month ago after discovering Foles' alma mater, Westlake High School in Austin, executed the same play. "For so many who have called themselves Eagles fans for a generation, this is the day, the game, the season, and the team we've dreamed of". Foles echoed that sentiment while accepting the Super Bowl LII MVP honor.

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Dow briefly falls almost 1600 points as U.S. stocks plunge

The drop in the markets worries about what that means for our retirement investments, but Petrick said it's too early to tell how this will affect it. By the end of the day, all of the rapid positive growth for the dow in 2018 was wiped away. The sell-off extended to the broader S&P 500 which fell by 113 points (or 4.1 per cent) to 2,649.

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Trump says Democrats are 'AWOL' on immigration

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell also assured Democrats that there would be a negotiation for an immigration deal within that time period and put a bill on the floor for a vote, according to Vox. "But they will be responsible for it". "If Trump extends DACA, he'd be undermining the reason he gave for rescinding it", said Leon Fresco, former top immigration aide to Sen.

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Trump vs the Federal Bureau of Investigation: memo release fuels firestorm over Russian Federation probe

Ohr's wife was employed by Fusion GPS, the firm that commissioned the Steele dossier . Some Justice Department veterans see Horowitz's report as another cudgel for those trying to discredit not only the Mueller investigation but also the wider law-enforcement community.

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UN chief: Denuclearization of Korean peninsula is goal

Given the recent tensions over nuclear weapons and missile tests between North Korea and the West, fears for public safety are understandably heightened. Ri added the USA can not shirk responsibility for shattering the atmosphere of improving inter-Korean relations and easing tension. Joseph Yun, the USA special envoy on North Korea, said on Thursday he did not think the administration was close to triggering military action.

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Bombshell memo slams FBI abuses in Trump Russia probe — WALLACE

I also have serious concerns with the practice of using political documents funded by a candidate's political opponents to make law enforcement and counter-intelligence decisions. US House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) [official website], with approval from President Trump , declassified and released a memo [text, PDF] on Friday claiming that the FBI overstepped their surveillance authority while investigating Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential ...

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Weekly Flu Report: Two more children die from flu complications

The flu usually peaks in February. Influenza A (H3) has been the most common strain of influenza identified in Florida and throughout the nation. A 19-year-old woman in SC died Tuesday just two days after coming down with the flu, her parents said.

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Speaker of the House willing to use subpoena power in MSU investigation

Nassar was part of MSU's faculty and a doctor at USA Gymnastics. The liaisons, who were invited to a meeting with the board to discuss an interim president Monday, expressed concerns their input was ignored. Five members from the Board were in attendance. "No, no to that one", Engler said. Engler is set to officially start as interim president on February 5.

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Independent India's first budget had revenue estimate of just Rs 171.15 crore

While talking exclusively to Elets News Network (ENN ), Industry experts have expressed their views. "The most looked-forward-to corporate tax measure in this year's budget is rationalisation of the corporate tax rate", said Hitesh Gajaria, a partner at KPMG India .

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Japan praises Trump for pressuring North Korea — The Latest

His speech was moving . He said that Americans don't want a president who is "compulsively dishonest" or a "bully". In the same survey, 67 percent of Americans said the country was more divided because of Trump . He also wants to implement a merit-based immigration system. "Our nation has lost its wealth, but we're getting it back so fast. We will continue our fight until ISIS is defeated", he said.

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How an Eagles castoff turned Tom Brady's Mr. Dependable

Tom Brady's 5-year-old daughter, Vivian , was shocking called an "annoying little pissant" by radio host Alex Reimer recently and the New England Patriots player is fighting back by using his anger as fuel to win the upcoming Super Bowl against the Philadelphia Eagles on February 4.

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Trump administration ignores demands by Congress for more sanctions on Russian Federation

While American journalists have barely paid attention to the list , the Russian media has been frantically speculating for months about who might end up in the final version. Mnuchin said the goal was not to levy sanctions by the deadline for producing the report but a review of the classified section of the report could provide more information on the issue.