• Degas painting missing for 9 years found outside Paris
Degas painting missing for 9 years found outside Paris

None of the passengers admitted that he carried it with him. So ends the unusual road trip for Degas' only work inspired by an opera that doesn't feature dancers. The Musee d'orsay lent a painting by Degas in the musée Cantini in Marseille in October 2009, two months later it was stolen. Yet on February 16, it was not discovered at a shady auctio...

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  • Church of the Holy Sepulchre closes its doors in protest
Church of the Holy Sepulchre closes its doors in protest

The decision to close the church was extremely rare. A bill to expropriate church property and a plan to charge the church 650 million NIS in back taxes prompt protest from Christian leaders. Officials have said the move was harmful to a decades-long status quo. Regarding Israel's proposed land appropriation law, the government warned of ...

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  • Supplier to NHL's Calgary Flames breathes again as BC wine ban suspended
Supplier to NHL's Calgary Flames breathes again as BC wine ban suspended

The appeal may now be moot, since Notley has said she is repealing the boycott. For now, the flow of B.C. wine to this province continues freely, and there's little danger our supplies will ever dry up completely. McWatters said it has been a hard time for her business. With the united Conservative Party at her heels and her economy still largely...

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  • Plane crashed shortly after takeoff, killing 4
Plane crashed shortly after takeoff, killing 4

In a statement posted on the Kaupp Family Farms' Facebook page Friday evening, February 23, they noted that American rescue teams picked up a signal from the emergency beacon in Dove Creek, Colorado. None of the four people aboard the aircraft survived, authorities said. "We have lost four unbelievable men". Lt. Col. John Henderson with the Civil...

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  • President Trump urges conservatives to stay motivated for 2018 midterms
President Trump urges conservatives to stay motivated for 2018 midterms

But the president didn't mention the cancer-stricken senator by name. "It's not a battle - I think the NRA wants to do the right thing". Right after the speech started, someone in the crowd began to shout at Trump and security escorted him out of the venue.

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  • Democrats debunk Russian probe bias in memo
Democrats debunk Russian probe bias in memo

Trump dismissed the memo as "a nothing" while continuing his rant against the California lawmaker during a breathless interview on the conservative network's "Justice with Judge Jeanine Pirro ". "A lot of the generals would like to have a parade to celebrate what we're doing", he said. The passage reads in part: "The FBI speculates that the ide...

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  • Jared Kushner's security clearance status is John Kelly's decision, Trump says
Jared Kushner's security clearance status is John Kelly's decision, Trump says

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders insisted Tuesday that Kelly's top-to-bottom review of security clearance procedures wouldn't have any effect on Kushner. One, Kelly has indeed been a restraining influence on Trump, even if that is hard to believe. What I've heard in recent days this could be a place where John Kelly goes, and Trump doesn...

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  • Australian Deputy PM Joyce stepping down amid controversy over affair
Australian Deputy PM Joyce stepping down amid controversy over affair

Mr Joyce announced he would be stepping down as leader of the Nationals party at 2pm today, which has now sparked the question, who will be taking over? With Foreign Minister Julie Bishop also out of the country, the role has been assumed by Senate leader Mathias Cormann, who said ahead of Joyce's decision that any harassment claim must be take...

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  • Pres. Trump, Australian PM Touted 100 Years of Strong Relations Between Countries
Pres. Trump, Australian PM Touted 100 Years of Strong Relations Between Countries

The woman was "immediately apprehended" and no law enforcement personnel were injured. "It's a completely different context, historically, legally and so forth", Mr Turnbull said . "100 more to come". "We have been fighting side-by-side in freedom's cause ever since", Turnbull added. The two leaders haven't always seen eye-to-eye over the fi...

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  • Mnuchin Says These Are The Largest Set Of North Korea Sanctions Ever
Mnuchin Says These Are The Largest Set Of North Korea Sanctions Ever

One recent example of a ship-to-ship exchange is a series of photos showing a ship marked with Chinese characters transferring cargo to a North Korean vessel. Trump said she would use her presence at the end of the Olympics to emphasize the USA commitment to a "maximum pressure campaign to ensure that the Korean Peninsula is denuclearized".

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  • Impending UN vote on Syria ceasefire sparks fresh prayer plea
Impending UN vote on Syria ceasefire sparks fresh prayer plea

European leaders called on Friday for an immediate ceasefire in Syria to allow for humanitarian aid and evacuations after more than 400 civilians were killed in the rebel-held region of Eastern Ghouta . "Every day we say God willing tomorrow will be better.Today, the main sight in the Ghouta is limbs, blood", Mahmoud said. Syrian regime ai...

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  • Mueller files new charge against Paul Manafort
Mueller files new charge against Paul Manafort

Soon after, the judge overseeing Gates and Manafort's case, U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson , scheduled a plea hearing for 2 p.m. ET at the federal courthouse in D.C. "This does not alter my commitment to defend myself against the untrue piled up charges contained in the indictments against me". The case is U.S. v.

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  • Myanmar budgets for fence to keep Rohingya out
Myanmar budgets for fence to keep Rohingya out

Combination of two satellite images showing how Myanmar government is using bulldozers to demolish villages abandoned by the Rohingya minority in Rakhine state. The non-profit Human Rights Watch has said the satellite images reveal that the government has bulldozed dozens of Rohingya settlements. The Rohingya exodus started after August 25,...

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  • Manohar Parrikar tables Goa budget after discharge from Mumbai hospital
Manohar Parrikar tables Goa budget after discharge from Mumbai hospital

He said the "overpouring" of love by the people has strengthened his conviction that Goa and Goans are his "extended family". Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was in Mumbai to inaugurate "Magnetic Maharashtra" Global Investors Summit in suburban Bandra, had also visited the Lilavati Hospital to enquire about Parrikar's health.

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  • Mo. Governor Is Under Pressure To Resign After He's Indicted
Mo. Governor Is Under Pressure To Resign After He's Indicted

The Missouri Republican Party on Friday suggested that billionaire and Democrat mega-donor George Soros was behind the prosecution of Missouri Gov. Despite that, members of Greitens own party question his ability to lead, as others, mostly Democrats, are calling for the governor to resign. Republican State Sen.

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  • Nawaz Sharif want to create constitutional crisis in country: Bilawal Bhutto
Nawaz Sharif want to create constitutional crisis in country: Bilawal Bhutto

He cited the example of former South African president Jacob Zuma, who was thrown out by his own political party after being found guilty of corruption, not by a court. The passage of the Elections Act 2017 paved the way for him to be re-elected as head of the party once again in October. Political analysts said the decision raises serious ques...

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  • Toronto man faces murder charges in six men's deaths
Toronto man faces murder charges in six men's deaths

Three of the six sets of remains have now been identified using fingerprint analysis and dental records, Idsinga said , adding other confirmed victims are 49-year-old Andrew Kinsman and 50-year-old Soroush Mahmudi. In 2017, the disappearances of Kinsman and Esen drew fresh outcry from the community. He said he expects that in warmer weather, they ...

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  • Police arrest stepmom of missing 5-year-old boy in Kansas
Police arrest stepmom of missing 5-year-old boy in Kansas

Hernandez spoke to ABC affiliate KAKE-TV about the allegations of abuse earlier this week. I miss him very much. When asked if Glass abused his son, Lucas' father, Johnathan Hernandez, said it's not something he wants to bring up at this time, as he thinks it takes the focus would be off of finding his son, who has now been missing from his Wichi...

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  • Iran threatens to quit nuclear deal
Iran threatens to quit nuclear deal

Mr Trump, who had threatened to tear up the deal , has declared he will not sign the ongoing waiver on sanctions when it comes up for renewal on 12 May unless the country accepts a new set of measures. Conservatives, however, opposed the agreement saying the United States is not a trustworthy partner. A wave of protests in recent months, widely ...

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  • Marvel president
Marvel president "absolutely" wants to see a Black Panther sequel

The movie performed well not just here in the USA but in increasingly important foreign markets, too. "I am struggling to find the words to express my gratitude at this moment", he wrote . Many fans have been sharing their reactions on Twitter after experiencing the movie in theatres. Actress Brie Larson, star of forthcoming Marvel relea...

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