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 2017-02-26 21:12 

AFP

England keep Grand Slam dream alive after Italy scare... +

England kept their hopes of back-to-back Grand Slams alive with a 36-15 victory over Italy at Twickenham on Sunday but only after being given a massive scare by the game Azzurri.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 150 countriesIf you have ne...

 2017-02-26 21:03 

AP

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Struggling Wolfsburg fires Valerien Ismael as coach... +

BERLIN (AP) Wolfsburg fired coach Valerien Ismael on Sunday after the former defender failed to turn around a poor season that has left the Bundesliga club flirting with relegation. The struggling Volkswagen-backed club said in a statement that Ismael wa...

 2017-02-26 20:58 

Press Trust of India

Joint roadshow of Rahul, Akhilesh in Varanasi postponed... +

Varanasi, Feb 26 (PTI) The joint roadshow of Rahul Gandhiand Akhilesh Yadav in Varanasi, scheduled for tomorrow, hasbeen postponed.AICC general secretary Mukul Wasnik said the roadshow hasbeen postponed due to some "unavoidable reasons", withelabo...

 2017-02-26 20:53 

AP

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'American Watercolor' showcases masterpieces of movement... +

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Prior to the 1860s, creating art with watercolor was seen as the realm of women and children, illustrators and amateurs. Artists wanting to prove their mettle used the most prestigious medium of the time: oil paint. But after a New York...

 2017-02-26 20:52 

UPI

Judge Joseph Wapner of 'People's Court' fame dead at 97... +

Retired judge and beloved, television personality Joseph A. Wapner has died at his home in Los Angeles. He was 97....

 2017-02-26 20:52 

Reuters

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Decision on early Italian elections up to PM Gentiloni: Renzi... +

Former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said on Sunday it is up to his successor to decide whether Italy should hold its next national election before the natural end of the current legislature early next year....

 2017-02-26 20:52 

Press Trust of India

Banned oxen race stopped by police... +

Malappuram (Ker), Feb 26 (PTI): The banned oxen race of'Kaalapootu9; in Kerala was stopped by police just as it wasabout to be held at Edappal in the district today. Police said they reached the spot this afternoon and gavea stop memo issued b...

 2017-02-26 20:50 

Reuters

Transocean's stock could surge with $60 oil: Barron's... +

Shares of Transocean Ltd could rise more than 35 percent in the next year or two if oil prices top $60 a barrel, Barron's said in an article on Sunday....

 2017-02-26 20:48 

Reuters Canada

Tennis: Sock wins Delray Beach final in walkover as Raonic withdraws... +

(Reuters) - Canadian world number four Milos Raonic pulled out of Sundays Delray Beach Open final in Florida, handing American Jack Sock the title by walkover.Raonic withdrew due to a hamstring tear...

 2017-02-26 20:48 

Reuters

Tennis: Sock wins Delray Beach final in walkover as Raonic withdraws... +

Canadian world number four Milos Raonic pulled out of Sundays Delray Beach Open final in Florida, handing American Jack Sock the title by walkover....

 2017-02-26 20:47 

Sputnik International

NATO Chief Calls on Macedonian Political Leaders to Follow Democratic Principles... +

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that the political leaders of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia should fully implement their commitments under the 2015 Przino Agreement....

 2017-02-26 20:45 

Reuters Canada

Phonemakers pile in to exploit Samsung weakness... +

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Phonemakers are piling in to fill a gap in the market left by Samsung , still licking its wounds from a costly recall of its flagship Note 7 and with no key device...

 2017-02-26 20:45 

Reuters

Phonemakers pile in to exploit Samsung weakness... +

Phonemakers are piling in to fill a gap in the market left by Samsung (005930.KS), still licking its wounds from a costly recall of its flagship Note 7 and with no key device of its own to launch at the telecom industry's biggest annual fair....

 2017-02-26 20:44 

AFP

In Mosul, a long-term battle to repair Iraq's heritage... +

The city of Mosul is intertwined with human history, tracing its roots to 4,400 years ago when civilisation rose in fabled, fertile Mesopotamia.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 150 countriesIf you have news to share or a question, comment...

 2017-02-26 20:44 

Press Trust of India

TN situation different from that under Karuna, Jaya: BJP... +

Nagercoil (TN), Feb 26 (PTI) Union minister and BJPleader Pon Radhakrishnan today said the political situation inTamil Nadu now was completely different from that when DMKpresident M Karunanidhi and late AIADMK leader J Jayalalithaawere at the helm of aff...

 2017-02-26 20:43 

Tasnim News Agency

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Iran's President to Visit Pakistan for ECO Summit... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is scheduled to travel to Pakistan on Tuesday to attend the 13th Meeting of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) heads of state, an official said....

 2017-02-26 20:42 

Reuters

Transocean's stock could surge with $60 oil -Barron's... +
 2017-02-26 20:41 

Tasnim News Agency

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Football 5-a-Side Player Zadaliasghari: 2017 Will Be the Best Year for Me... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The football 5-a-side player says that 2017 will be the best year of his football career....

 2017-02-26 20:40 

Kuwait News Agency

Iraqi forces advance in western Mosul... +
 2017-02-26 20:40 

Kuwait News Agency

Fatah warns of fueling tension in Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon... +
 2017-02-26 20:40 

Kuwait News Agency

Children should be cared for through innovation - Kuwaiti writer... +
 2017-02-26 20:35 

Reuters

WRAPUP 1-Phonemakers pile in to exploit Samsung weakness... +
 2017-02-26 20:34 

Reuters

UPDATE 2-Telefonica bets on Aura to keep customers sweet... +

Spanish telecoms giant Telefonica announced a new strategy on Sunday promising to give customers back control of their own data with the help of a new digital personal assistant....

 2017-02-26 20:34 

Press Trust of India

Bihar IAS officers' body slams Kumar's arrest... +

Patna, Feb 26 (PTI) The IAS officers Association of Bihartoday expressed "anger" over the arrest of senior IAS officerSudhir Kumar and said it would fight it "tooth and nail" whilecalling him "the most honest, sincere and competent"...

 2017-02-26 20:31 

AP

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Sheriff: Gunman killed after firing at Florida pipeline site... +

FLORAL CITY, Fla. (AP) A man who fired shots at a central Florida construction site died during a shootout with sheriff's deputies following a chase. Citrus County Sheriff Mike Prendergast said in a statement the gunman fired shots from a high-powere...

 2017-02-26 20:31 

Reuters

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Islamic State planning attacks in Britain - anti-terrorism lawyer... +

Islamic State militants are planning ...

 2017-02-26 20:27 

Reuters

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Fillon criticizes French government over campaign violence... +

Francois Fillon, The Republicans' presidential candidate, on Sunday accused the French government of not doing enough to curb the violence that has hit election campaign events....

 2017-02-26 20:20 

Reuters Africa

Fillon criticises French government over campaign violence... +

PARIS (Reuters) - Francois Fillon, The Republicans' presidential candidate, on Sunday accused the French government of not doing enough to curb the violence that has hit election campaign events.Fillon...

 2017-02-26 20:19 

Reuters

Fillon critcises French government over campaign violence... +
 2017-02-26 20:19 

Tasnim News Agency

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Israel: A Shame for Humanity... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The Zionist regime of Israel is constantly violating rights of Palestinian nation....

 2017-02-26 20:16 

AP

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WWII Navy officer who helped rescue Kennedy dies at age 97... +

MOUNT AIRY, N.C. (AP) The WWII Navy officer who guided his warship into Japanese territory to rescue the future President John F. Kennedy and his crew is dead at age 97. The daughter of William ...

 2017-02-26 20:14 

Sputnik International

Number of US Nationals Disapproving of Trump's Work Drops by 6% in Five Days... +

The number of the US citizens disapproving of President Donald Trump's performance has dropped by 6 percent in five days and now makes 48 percent, a poll conducted by NBC News and The Wall Street Journal showed on Sunday....

 2017-02-26 20:11 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-New Zealand's Spark partners with Netflix... +
 2017-02-26 20:10 

AFP

Spurs up to second as Kane treble crushes Stoke... +

Harry Kane hit a first-half hat-trick as Tottenham stormed up to second in the Premier League with a 4-0 home demolition of Stoke on Sunday.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 150 countriesIf you have news to share or a question, comment or ...

 2017-02-26 20:10 

Press Trust of India

Three held for looting truck loaded with Amazon's parcel... +

New Delhi, Feb 26 (PTI) The Delhi Police has arrestedthree persons who allegedly looted trucks loaded with Amazon'sparcels worth Rs 20 lakh two days ago while the vehicles wereon their way from a godown in Gurugram to one in south Delhi.25 sealed bags...

 2017-02-26 20:09 

Press Trust of India

JNU students protesting UGC notification call off strike... +

New Delhi, Feb 26 (PTI) JNU students who have beenblockading the administrative block for the last 18 days inprotest against UGC amendments in admission policy todaycalled off the agitation."The students have ended the blockade due to the rise ofdissa...

 2017-02-26 20:09 

Press Trust of India

Mumbai FC dominate Minerva but play goalless draw... +

Mumbai, Feb 26 (PTI) Mumbai FC dominated proceedings butcould not break the deadlock, settling for a goalless drawagainst Minerva FC, their third in a row. A disallowed goal for off side in the 11th minute andsome brilliant saves by Minerva goalkeeper ...

 2017-02-26 20:07 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

IRGC Ground Force Launches 'Drone Organization'... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force has established an organization that specializes in using drones in military operations, the commander of the IRGC Ground Force announced....

 2017-02-26 20:04 

Press Trust of India

Man arrested under POSCO for mistreating girls... +

Shimla, Feb 26 (PTI) A well-off resident of Paonta Sahibnear here was arrested yesterday by Sirmaur police on chargesof sexually harassing and beating two teen-aged sisters livingin his house as maids.The Sirmaur district police said following his arrest,...

 2017-02-26 20:03 

Reuters Canada

Tennis: Tsonga stays on hot streak to win title in Marseille... +

(Reuters) - France's Jo-Wilfred Tsonga won his second title in succession by comfortably beating compatriot Lucas Pouille 6-4 6-4 in the Marseille Open final on Sunday.The number two seed hit seven aces...

 2017-02-26 20:03 

Reuters

Tennis: Tsonga stays on hot streak to win title in Marseille... +

France's Jo-Wilfred Tsonga won his second title in succession by comfortably beating compatriot Lucas Pouille 6-4 6-4 in the Marseille Open final on Sunday....

 2017-02-26 20:03 

AP

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Police say drunk driver caused Mardi Gras crash that hurt 28... +

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Authorities on Sunday identified the man who allegedly plowed into a crowd enjoying a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans while intoxicated. The New Orleans Police Department issued a statement identifying the man as 25-year-old Neilson Riz...

 2017-02-26 20:01 

Reuters

BRIEF-Metlifecare says Hy net profit NZ$165 mln, up 31.3 pct... +

Metlifecare Ltd-...

 2017-02-26 20:01 

UPI

French historian detained for 10 hours by U.S. Customs... +

U.S. customs officials in Houston detained a French historian for 10 hours while on his way to speak at a symposium at Texas A&M in College Station....

 2017-02-26 20:00 

UPI

Australian cyclist's GoPro captures smiling quokka's adorable leap... +

An Australian cyclist who stopped to look at a quokka chasing after him was wearing a camera that captured the seemingly-smiling animal's leap into his arms....

 2017-02-26 19:57 

Reuters

Slowing sales, strong dollar could hit Harley stock: Barron's... +

Slowing sales could cause shares of Harley-Davidson Inc. (HOG.N) to decline after being on the rise for much of the past 12 months, according to a Barron's cover story dated Feb. 27....

 2017-02-26 19:57 

Reuters Canada

Slowing sales, strong dollar could hit Harley stock: Barron's... +

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Slowing sales could cause shares of Harley-Davidson Inc. to decline after being on the rise for much of the past 12 months, according to a Barron's cover story dated...

 2017-02-26 19:56 

Reuters

Bergeron, Marchand propel Bruins past Stars... +

DALLAS -- Patrice Bergeron collected two goals and an assist and Brad Marchand also had a three-point performance as the Boston Bruins recorded a 6-3...

 2017-02-26 19:55 

Reuters

New Zealand's Spark partners with Netflix... +

New Zealand telecommunications company Spark said on Monday it was partnering with U.S. video streaming giant Netflix in an arrangement that was the first of its kind....

 2017-02-26 19:55 

Reuters Canada

New Zealand's Spark partners with Netflix... +

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand telecommunications company Spark said on Monday it was partnering with U.S. video streaming giant Netflix in an arrangement that was the first of its kind. Spark's broadband...

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