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Fight Over Man's Flatulence Forces Flight To Make Emergency Landing

A pilot made an emergency landing after a fight broke out over a passenger who allegedly refused to stop passing gas.

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Student Survivors Of Florida Shooting Slam Trump Over FBI Tweets

Pic: ReutersPARKLAND, FLA.: Student survivors of the deadliest-ever shooting at a U.S. high school reacted angrily on Sunday after U.S. President Donald Trump said the FBI may have been too distracted with a Russia probe to follow leads that could have prevented the massacre.

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Junior ROTC Leader Shocked That Florida School Shooting Suspect Nikolas Cruz Was His Cadet

Nikolas Cruz made his first court appearance Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. Photo: AP

Although some students said they weren’t surprised by the alleged gunman of last week’s Florida shooting massacre, Jack Ciaramello was.

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'Bad Guy' Russia Emerges As Central Player In Western Diplomacy

Pic: ReutersMUNICH: European and U.S. officials divided over U.S. President Donald Trump’s foreign policy found common cause this weekend in decrying what they say is Russia’s covert campaign to undermine Western democracies.

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EU Needs ‘Steel Tanks, Not Think Tanks’ To Counter ISIS & Russia – Polish PM

Mateusz Morawiecki.

The “Russian threat” may not have topped the Munich Security Conference’s agenda this year, but it didn’t stop the Polish PM from saying Europe needs more “steel tanks” rather than “think tanks” to counter both ISIS and Moscow.

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Trudeau Family Arrives In India For State Visit

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, and children, Xavier, 10, Ella-Grace, 9, and Hadrien, 3, arrive in New Delhi, India, on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. Photo: The Canadian Press

NEW DELHI — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s state visit to India is officially underway as he arrived with his family in New Delhi at sundown on Saturday.

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Swastikas Painted On Polish Embassy In Israel After PM’s ‘Jewish Holocaust Perpetrators’ Remarks

Swastikas were painted on the Polish embassy in Tel Aviv a day after Poland’s Prime Minister, Mateusz Morawiecki, said there were Jewish perpetrators in the Holocaust, outraging the Israeli public and officials.

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Turkey Denies Allegation Of Chemical Attack In Syria

Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighter stands on rubble in Northern Afrin countryside, Syria, February 16, 2018. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

MUNICH: Turkey never used chemical weapons in its operations in Syria, and takes the utmost care of civilians, its foreign minister said, after Syrian Kurdish forces and a monitoring group accused it of carrying out a gas attack in Syria’s Afrin region.

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Two Palestinians Killed In Israeli Airstrikes On Gaza

GAZA -- Two Palestinians were killed on Saturday in Israeli artillery fire in east Gaza strip, according to Palestinian medical sources as quoted by Xinhua News Agency.

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Putin Offers Condolences To Rouhani Over Plane Crash In Iran

MOSCOW -- Russia’s President Vladimir Putin sent a telegram to Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani offering condolences over deaths of passengers and crew of a plane, which crashed on Sunday in central Iran, the Kremlin’s press service said on Sunday.

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