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Global Winter Weather Headed Our Way
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A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Northwest Arkansas, including Benton, Washington, Madison, and Carroll counties. The more significant storm is expected to arrive late in the afternoon or early in the evening on Sunday , March 3, which will be partly sunny with a high near 40.

Global Pakistan releases Indian pilot who was captured in disputed Kashmir region
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Dressed in a blue blazer and gray dress trousers, he was greeted by Indian policemen and military personnel on the Indian side. At least 12 civilians have been killed on either side of the frontier since the start of the week, including a mother and her two children whose house was pulverised by a mortar shell on the Indian side on Friday.

Global Russia Vows to Continue Supporting Maduro in Venezuela
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Under Maduro's leadership, the economy of Venezuela has spiraled out of control. Vice-President Mike Pence led talks on trying to get Nicolas Maduro out of power, and hit other Venezuelan politicians who support Maduro with sanctions too.

Global Japanese PM Abe says fully backs Trump over North Korea no deal
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It is unclear whether it was because of a deadlock in their nuclear negotiations. Trump told reporters after two days of talks with the North Korean leader: "Sometimes you have to walk and this was just one of those times". The president also cast doubt on USA intelligence analysts' finding that North Korea is continuing to produce nuclear material and long-range missiles.

Global India and Pakistan walk conflict tightrope
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Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan announced Thursday that his country would release a captured Indian fighter pilot on Friday "as a peace gesture". Pakistani demonstrators chant slogans and burn an effigy depicting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Peshawar, Pakistan, Feb. 28 , 2019, as tension between the nuclear-armed neighbors mounted.

Global Justin Trudeau set to shuffle cabinet on Friday
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SNC-Lavalin had been pushing for what's known as a deferred prosecution agreement to end a criminal case dating back more than a decade, related to corruption charges . Mr Trudeau said any lobbying by him or his inner circle for engineering giant SNC-Lavalin was done to protect jobs. However, she characterized the pressure as inappropriate, not illegal, reports the New York Times .

Global Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu faces corruptions charges
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The announcement comes ahead of April 9 elections in which Netanyahu is facing a tough challenge from a centrist political alliance headed by a respected former military chief of staff, Benny Gantz. In December, Israeli police recommended that Mr Netanyahu be indicted for bribery and fraud and breach of trust, with Mr Mandelblit left to make a final decision on whether to press charges.

Global PM Modi desperate only for re-election: Surjewala
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The state has 28 seats in the Lok Sabha . During his interaction with the BJP workers, Prime Minister Modi also urged them to use social media as a tool to make people aware of the various initiatives of the central government. Congress's Karnataka unit president Dinesh Gundu Rao said the BJP leader's statement was disgusting. "With the preemptive strike, he has kept his promise".

Global Commercial flights to and from Pakistan, India disrupted as tensions rise
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Officials from Pakistani Armed Forces have released some video and images showing, as they claim, an Indian pilot from fighter jet downed on its side of Kashmir. As the tensions surged, four people including two children were killed and 10 others injured in an exchange of fire between troops from both sides in Kashmir, Pakistani officials said Tuesday.

Global Australian Cardinal George Pell Convicted Of Child Sex Abuse
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Pell, 77, was convicted in December of sexually abusing two choir boys in a room at Melbourne's St. Patrick's Cathedral in 1996, the Associated Press reported . Pope Francis ended a conference on sexual abuse on Sunday, calling for an "all out battle" against a crime that should be "erased from the face of the earth".

Global Former Foreign Policy Officials Pen Letter Opposing Border Wall
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Last week, Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) said she doesn't support the president's decision to invoke a national emergency , CNN reported. Hurd, whose district spans more than 800 miles of the U.S. Republicans have said Democrats likely do not have the votes - two-thirds majorities required in both chambers - to override a Trump veto. The House is set to vote on the resolution Tuesday, and it is likely to pass in the Democratic-controlled chamber .

Global Iran's foreign minister resigns
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Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency also said "some sources have confirmed Zarif's resignation", but it was not clear whether President Hassan Rohani would accept it. It remains unclear whether his resignation will be accepted by Iran's top officials. But the deal was later challenged by the administration of President Donald Trump, which pulled America out of the accord.

Global Army man, DySP among 5 killed in Kashmir encounter
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Instead, it said that the Pakistani foreign minister has expressed his readiness to his European Union and German counterparts to investigate the Pulwama terror attack if India shares "actionable intelligence" and went on to rake the Kashmir issue.

Global R. Kelly Pleads Not Guilty To All 10 Counts Of Sexual Abuse
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The singer's next court date is March 22. There are multiple logistical issues that could have thwarted Kelly's efforts to pay over the weekend, said Joseph Lopez, a criminal defense attorney in Chicago not connected to the Kelly case. Kelly engaged in sexual assault of a minor to prosecutors this morning. In the tape that Avenatti had recently brought to prosecutors, Avenatti claimed that both the victim and Kelly repeatedly "refer to the victim's age as 14" in excess of 10 separate ...

Global Iran showcases first submarine cruise missile as part of Gulf war games
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Mr Trump pulled out of an worldwide agreement on Iran's nuclear programme last May and reimposed sanctions on Tehran . The missile test on February 24 comes amid heightened tensions with the United States. UN Security Council Resolution 2231 - adopted just after the nuclear deal - calls on Iran "not to undertake any activity related to ballistic missiles created to be capable of delivering nuclear weapons".

Global Cargo jet crashes in Texas with 3 on board
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It was travelling from Miami , in Florida. Investigators have also recovered parts of the plane, he said. The incident happened about 12:45 p.m. Saturday, about 35 miles (55 kilometers) east of Houston. In total, three people were onboard the aircraft. There were no signs of survivors and human remains were recovered at the scene, the FBI's Houston office said in a tweet.

Global Snow Tonight, Winter Storm Possible This Weekend
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North winds gusting to 45 miles per hour will create blizzard conditions which will make for near-impossible travel at times, especially across parts of I-70 this afternoon and early evening. The snow should be mainly east of the I-25 corridor before sunrise on Saturday . The new snowfall totals could be between 3-8 inches according to the StormTracker 19 Forecast Team .

Global IS teen asks United Kingdom to show 'more mercy'
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The family of a United Kingdom teenager who ran away to join the Islamic State group as a minor is begging the British government to help bring her newborn son to Britain. Shamima Begum has previously told Sky News she was "okay" with beheadings by Daesh and claimed in another interview that the Manchester Arena terror attack was "retaliation" for bombings in Syria.

Global Warmer weather headed this way after slushy storm
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Snow, sleet, freezing rain and rain Wednesday night into Thursday morning. One storm gained strength Tuesday morning, spreading heavy rain across the South. Parts of Pennsylvania could get 6 inches of snow, CBS Philly reported . Several school districts closed in Missouri, where officials said many roads across the northern half of the state were partially or completely snow covered.

Global Pulwama attack: BCCI calls on ICC to act following Kashmir incident
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However, the official sources said Pakistan had done all requirements given for January 2019 and the joint working group refused to accept Indian argument for placing Pakistan in the blacklist on immediate basis. The BCCI trusts that the ICC and European Central Bank will ensure that the most robust security is provided to players, match officials and fans of Indian cricket for the upcoming World Cup.

Global President Buhari defeats Atiku in Daura polling unit
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Atiku, a former vice president, has pledged to expand the role of the private sector. That could affect participation in some affected areas and combine with voter apathy from last weekend's postponement to affect turnout, according to analysts.

Global Venezuelan Troops Open Fire Near Border as Aid Standoff Intensifies
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Venezuelan soldiers opened fire on a group of civilians attempting to keep open a segment of the southern border with Brazil for deliveries of humanitarian aid, leading to multiple injuries and the first fatality of a massive opposition operation meant to deliver global relief into this devastated South American country, according to an eye-witnesses and community leaders.

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