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FC Barcelona playmaker Philippe Coutinho wants Neymar to reject Real Madrid

FC Barcelona playmaker Philippe Coutinho wants Neymar to reject Real Madrid

Real Madrid have also been proposed as potential suitors due to Florentino Perez's admiration for the Brazilian global. Neymar has scored 29 goals and provided 19 assists in his 30 appearances for PSG this season. On the 400 million, they paid 220 million and when they bought me they paid 72. Too good for Ligue 1, the South American reportedly feels he wants a more competitive league in which to showcase his talents and is therefore weighing up his options during his rehab. Read More

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Dharmendra Pradhan files nomination paper for Rajya Sabha from MP

Dharmendra Pradhan files nomination paper for Rajya Sabha from MP

With 14 candidates, from Mr. Arun Jaitley and other bigwigs to an Independent, entering the fray for 10 seats from Uttar Pradesh, a contest became imminent there. Union HRD minister Prakash Javdekar too has filed an application from BJP, RS MP Vandana Chavan from NCP and Anil Desai from Shiv Sena. The list of 18 BJP candidates was released by the Bharatiya Janata Party Central Election Committee for ensuing biennial elections to the council of states. Read More

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Mattis makes surprise Afghanistan visit to talk about peace with Taliban

Mattis makes surprise Afghanistan visit to talk about peace with Taliban

In a sign of Afghanistan's precarious security situation , reporters traveling with Mattis were, for the first time, not allowed to publish stories until after his party left the Kabul airport, according to The Associated Press. "You remember the announcements made by (former) president (Barack) Obama over recent years; he clearly said that war is not the solution, but the solution is peace talks, because of that, the former U.S. Read More

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Nikki Haley's star could be eclipsed by Pompeo as Secretary of State

Nikki Haley's star could be eclipsed by Pompeo as Secretary of State

Two U.S. officials say the White House has fired one of Rex Tillerson's top aides after he contradicted the official account of the secretary of state's dismissal by President Donald Trump . Tillerson never fully denied the claim, which prompted the president - seemingly stung - to challenge his top diplomat to an IQ test. Rep. Adam Schiff, a harsh critic of Trump and Tillerson, said Pomepo would be wise to let the State Department's talent "do their jobs". Read More

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Juncker tells MEPs the Irish border is a

Juncker tells MEPs the Irish border is a "European issue"

That comment elicited repeated shouts of "It's a British issue sir", from UKIP member David Coburn. Last month, Theresa May rejected the draft Brexit agreement published by the European Commission, claiming it would "undermine the United Kingdom common market and threaten the constitutional integrity of the United Kingdom by creating a customs and regulatory border down the Irish Sea". Read More

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Russian exile found dead in London in unexplained circumstances

Russian exile found dead in London in unexplained circumstances

If they do not respond, she said, the United Kingdom. The U.K. has said it was "highly likely" Russian Federation was behind the poisoning , which left the pair in critical condition. "I have quite different information from what is being published in the media", he said. "[But] I don't believe it was suicide", he explained. He was known as the "godfather of the Kremlin" before fleeing to London in 2000 after a row with Russian leader Vladimir Putin. Read More

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Taliban seize district headquarters in west

Taliban seize district headquarters in west

The Taliban overran a district headquarters in Afghanistan's western Farah province early on Monday, killing and wounding at least 15 members of the security forces, a provincial official said. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, saying 15 police officers were killed and several military vehicles seized along with a large quantity of ammunition. Read More

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Rami Hamdallah survives bomb attack on Gaza convoy

Rami Hamdallah survives bomb attack on Gaza convoy

The attack may put a strain on the already-fragile talks between Hamas and the ruling party Fatah , who in recent months, have been engaged in renewed reconciliation efforts to end a rift between them following the 2006 general elections in the Palestinian territories in which Hamas won and was shortly after ousted by Fatah in a US and Israeli backed coup. Read More

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One of Lloyd Blankfein's heir apparents just unexpectedly retired

One of Lloyd Blankfein's heir apparents just unexpectedly retired

Harvey Schwartz , one of the two men considered as the potential successor to Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein , is retiring next month , the bank announced Monday. David Solomon may be taking over as the CEO of Goldman Sachs sooner than expected. The firm's board discussed the idea of choosing a single COO under Blankfein at a meeting in February and settled on Solomon, according to a person with knowledge of their discussions. Read More

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USA still 'not heard directly back' from N.Korea: Tillerson

USA still 'not heard directly back' from N.Korea: Tillerson

China fought alongside North Korea against the US-led forces in the Korean War, but relations have been testy since the North's nuclear plan started to pick up pace, and Mr Xi and Mr Kim have reportedly never met . "We have to realize there's nothing more complex than nuclear negotiations,"said former deputy national security adviser to President Barack Obama, Ben Rhodes, who is certainly not impartial in his views when it comes to Donald Trump ". Read More

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SIPRI: Conflicts fuel weapon deliveries to Middle East, Asia

SIPRI: Conflicts fuel weapon deliveries to Middle East, Asia

It also accounted for 71 percent of weapons imports to Bangladesh and for 70 percent of imports to India's nuclear-armed rival, Pakistan. Few countries outside North America and Europe are large exporters of arms . The United States has strengthened its position as the world's leading exporter of weapons over the past five years, providing about a third of the world's arms supplies. Read More

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SP's Naresh Agrawal joins BJP

SP's Naresh Agrawal joins BJP

By fielding Naresh's relative Anil Aggarwal, BJP hopes to win the ninth seat by mobilising support of some SP votes, surplus BJP votes and votes of other parties. "Nobody found it proper", Agrawal, who was the SP's Rajya Sabha member, said. BJP on Monday made a decision to tackle the united opposition head-on by fielding three more candidates for Rajya Sabha polls , triggering a direct electoral contest with the SP and Congress-backed BSP nominee for one Upper House seat. Read More

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More than 1000 need medical evacuation from Syria's Ghouta

More than 1000 need medical evacuation from Syria's Ghouta

Last year, the USA responded to reports that the Syrian regime had used sarin gas against the city of Khan Sheikhoun by attacking the regime's Shayrat Air Base. The army's onslaught in eastern Ghouta, backed by air and artillery strikes, has killed about 1,160 people since February 18, a war monitor said, as President Bashar Al Assad seeks to crush the last big rebel stronghold near the capital Damascus. Read More

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Dozens dead after passenger plane crashes in Nepal

Dozens dead after passenger plane crashes in Nepal

The air crash has been regarded as a big shot to the tourism industry of the Himalayan nation, which is still recovering after the deadly natural disaster of 2015 killed almost 9,000 people. Dhaka but when the plane approached the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) for landing in Kathmandu , the aircraft began to behave strangely. Read More

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Putin says he ordered 'hijacked' plane to be shot down in 2014

Putin says he ordered 'hijacked' plane to be shot down in 2014

The pilots of the Turkish Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737-800 flight from Kharkiv to Istanbul reported that one of the passengers said he had a bomb and demanded the plane be diverted toward Sochi. "It is deeply disturbing to see the Russian president giving new life to classic anti-Semitic stereotypes that have plagued his country for hundreds of years, with a comment that sounds as if it was ripped from the pages of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion". Read More

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Peta's Forecast - Weekend Rain and Snow Mix

Peta's Forecast - Weekend Rain and Snow Mix

There could be a light accumulation of snow. Tonight's low will stay mild because of the cloud cover and rain, we'll be in the lower 50's. Less than an inch of snow will be possible across Eastern Nebraska and Western Iowa. Showers exit by Sunday evening with Monday morning lows falling into the upper 30s. Nighttime low Sunday will be in the 40s and chilly 30s Monday. Skies will remain sunny and our weather will be dry. Read More

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Trump Holds Pennsylvania Campaign Rally Ahead of Close Special Election

Trump Holds Pennsylvania Campaign Rally Ahead of Close Special Election

Trump said he thinks the North wants to have peace. The race between Saccone and Democrat Conor Lamb is unexpectedly close in an area Trump easily won in 2016. The president tweeted Friday night that he is looking forward to speaking publicly in support of the GOP candidate. "I'm very presidential. Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for being here tonight", Trump said in his more "presidential" voice. Read More

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Aj Styles Talks Potential WrestleMania Match With Shinsuke Nakamura

Aj Styles Talks Potential WrestleMania Match With Shinsuke Nakamura

Sami Zayn vs. Baron Corbin vs. Dolph Ziggler vs. John Cena in a six-way for the WWE Championship: The addition of Cena at least made this a little more interesting. The match was already a big one before John Cena faced AJ Styles for the opportunity to be part of it. That list includes The New Day but the trio have returned for second helpings and they think they can best the twins. Read More

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Tillerson feeling better, will resume work in Kenya after canceling Saturday events

Tillerson feeling better, will resume work in Kenya after canceling Saturday events

USA media has reported that National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster will meet with his South Korean counterparts in Washington, DC on Thursday to discuss recent talks between the North and South. Analysts say the US policy towards Africa has strings attached, while China has not placed any such conditions. "They are badly needed". Tillerson said Chinese investments "do not bring significant job creation locally" and criticized how Beijing structures loans to African government. Read More

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India and France sign 14 agreements as President Macron eyes strategic partnership

India and France sign 14 agreements as President Macron eyes strategic partnership

French President Macron and Prime Minister Modi will also visit Varanasi, where a group of local youths and some French nationals have formed a club to work towards improving man-to-man contact between the people of the two countries. "Although our strategic partnership is 20 years old, the spiritual partnership of our countries and our civilizations is centuries long", Prime Minister Modi said. Read More

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'A Wrinkle In Time' Proves That Love Wins - But What About Physics?

'A Wrinkle In Time' Proves That Love Wins - But What About Physics?

So in some ways when we watched it without, we realized it was the right journey for the film, but I still carry Aunt Beast with me because she was my favorite, but I get it. Then Disney announced that it had hired Ava DuVernay , America's leading black female filmmaker, to take on the challenge. "It's why I feel privileged to call her my big sister", Coogler wrote in a letter pubished on ESPN . Read More

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Miami Nightclub Shutdown After Bringing Panicked Live Horse Into Venue

Miami Nightclub Shutdown After Bringing Panicked Live Horse Into Venue

On Friday, Mayor of Miami Beach, Dan Gelber, held a press conference to update the public on what steps have been taken since the news broke earlier today. "We are very concerned over the allegations", Rodriguez said . This is inhumane and deserves serious attention ASAP '. Another Facebook user, by the name of Ceci Be, wrote that "owners and all those present at that moment are responsible for animal cruelty ". Read More

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France's far-right party now 'adult' and needs name change: Le Pen

France's far-right party now 'adult' and needs name change: Le Pen

Bannon, once a powerful figure in the Trump administration who used to head Breitbart News, was expected to encourage delegates "that victory is possible, and how to obtain it", FN spokesman Sebastien Chenu said ahead of his address. In the presidential election, it appeared this strategy paid off, as Le Pen gained more than 10 million votes (33.9 per cent) in the final round, despite her weird and catastrophic performance in a debate with Macron, which cost her support. Read More

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Erdogan says Turkish forces to sweep across northern…

Erdogan says Turkish forces to sweep across northern…

He said Abadi "wants to clear all terrorist organizations off the country", the minister said. Turkish state media said Turkey's advance continued on Friday, with the forces now on the edge of the Afrin municipal district. As the Syrian Kurdish group has advanced its influence in a war-torn country both in terms of militarily and territory, Turkey rang the alarm bells since the Turkish state assumes the YPG as an offshoot of the PKK and considers it as an existential threat for the unity of ... Read More

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US House Speaker Ryan criticizes Trump tariff plan

US House Speaker Ryan criticizes Trump tariff plan

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, outlined those concerns in a letter to the president released Tuesday. The US leader has triggered howls of protest in his own camp by slapping tariffs of 25 percent on imports of steel and 10 percent on aluminum on Thursday, with only Canada and Mexico exempt for the time being. Read More

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PM Modi to attend, Manik Sarkar also expected

PM Modi to attend, Manik Sarkar also expected

The CPI-M got 16 seats while Left Front partners - Communist Party of India, Forward Bloc and Revolutionary Socialist Party - drew a blank. "Addressing a massive gathering at the Assam Rifles ground in Agartala during the swearing-in ceremony of the new Tripura government, PM Modi also urged the state's opposition to "combine its experience" with the "youthful energy" of the new lawmakers in power for greater progress of Tripura". Read More

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Saudi Arabia expected to buy 48 Typhoon jets from UK

Saudi Arabia expected to buy 48 Typhoon jets from UK

Protesters demonstrate against United Kingdom arms sales to Saudi Arabia during the visit of Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , outside the prime minister's residence on Downing Street, London , March 7, 2018. The Prince's statement was made in an interview with the Egyptian edition of his visit to Cairo this week, which was his first trip overseas since he was named heir to the Saudi Throne a year ago. Read More

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