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World President's Address to the Nation on the eve of Republic Day
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Sushma Swaraj also thanked the members of Indian diaspora for the good will it has earned for the country and lauded the Indian embassy for its promptness. The Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR) is sending nine different cultural troupes for the cultural performances which include Kathakali, Kalariyaptu, Kathak, Manipuri and others.

World DNA sample collected in Asma rape-murder case matched
Author: 0 DNA sample collected in Asma rape-murder case matched

Asma went missing in the rural Gujjar Garhi in Mardan on January 13. The police trace the main accused, identified as Imran Ali after his DNA matched samples taken from the crime scene. Following the DNA match, the Punjab government contacted KP authorities regarding the matter. Her body was discovered five days later from a garbage pile.

World ANC mulls Zuma's fate as pressure grows
Author: 0 ANC mulls Zuma's fate as pressure grows

A defiant President Jacob Zuma has suffered another major political setback after his state of the nation address ( Sona ) scheduled for Thursday was postponed by at least a week. The Time Lives news service said Zuma had agreed to resign as soon as a list of preconditions were finalised. When pro-Zuma forces in the party humiliated former President Thabo Mbeki by forcing him out of office in 2008, eight months before the end of his term, it precipitated a split in the party.

World Nunes 'Abused' His Workplace With Memo — Ex-CIA Director
Author: 0 Nunes 'Abused' His Workplace With Memo — Ex-CIA Director

President Trump tweeted about both Schiff and Nunes on Monday morning, slamming the top Democrat on the Intelligence Committee and praising the Republican chairman, although he didn't address Schiff's memo specifically. The Democrat memo is ten pages - about six pages longer than the Republican memo, and is expected to lay out why the FBI had a good reason to request a surveillance warrant on former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page as part of its investigation of the Trump ...

World Merkel says ready for 'painful compromises' to get coalition
Author: 0 Merkel says ready for 'painful compromises' to get coalition

Should the talks reach a successful conclusion, the SPD's 450,000 registered members will then get the opportunity to vote on the agreed draft coalition deal. While that collapse brought the SPD back to the bargaining table, many members are wary of another tie-up Merkel, blaming two previous stints as her junior partner for the party's electoral decline to a post-World War II low.

Author: 0 Ex-Trump adviser Carter Page: Released memo is vindication

The memo makes a series of allegations of misconduct on the part of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Justice Department in obtaining a warrant under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act , or FISA , to monitor former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page .

World Attacco hacker al Pd Firenze
Author: 0 Attacco hacker al Pd Firenze

Il 5 febbraio, inoltre, il sito del Partito democratico di Firenze "mostrava un messaggio di errore relativo alla banca dati Sql quando si provava ad accedere al sito ; questa è una potenziale indicazione di un attacco condotto con la tecnica di Sql injection".

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Author: 0 Courtois: "If Madrid want me, then they need to talk to Chelsea"

Courtois developed a zest for living in Spain when he was on loan with Atletico Madrid for three years, and he's been inked with a move to Real Madrid . "There is no rush, I am under contract until 2019". "If Real Madrid want me, I'd have to speak with Chelsea", he explained. The signals are positive.

World Weather: Snow continues right into early Monday morning
Author: 0 Weather: Snow continues right into early Monday morning

The District of Columbia, portions of central, northern and southern Maryland, as well as and portions of central and northern Virginia are affected. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible. Snow Wednesday morning before changing over to rain. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. "In Windsor Locks, as of 4 p.m. [Monday], we are exactly at 23.9 inches", Lessor said.

World Wine Trade War Not the Answer to Alberta-BC Dispute
Author: 0 Wine Trade War Not the Answer to Alberta-BC Dispute

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley announced one way the province is responding to a proposal by the government of British Columbia that would impact the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, by taking immediate aim at imports of B.C. I urge Alberta to step back from this threatening position. Notley conceded the ban on B.C. wine may violate inter-provincial free trade rules, but said Alberta is moving ahead with it anyway.

World House passes spending bill to avert government shutdown, sends to Senate
Author: 0 House passes spending bill to avert government shutdown, sends to Senate

If it does pass the House, 60 votes will be needed in the Senate , meaning at least nine Democrats must vote yes. Republicans have been pushing for a major increase in defense spending. Asked what happens when Senate strips it out, "we'll cross that bridge when we get to it", he said. "We'll be here to vote if we need to vote". Last September, Trump canceled then-President Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals _ DACA _ that legalized Dreamers.

World Courts approve $25M Trump University settlement
Author: 0 Courts approve $25M Trump University settlement

In the process, the court denied the appeal of former student Sherri Simpson, who said she wanted to opt-out of the settlement to personally sue President Donald Trump. The panel also said a single student's plea to back out of the settlement deal was not right. "We're obviously thrilled that the Ninth Circuit rejected Ms Simpson's objection and agreed with Judge Curiel that our Dollars 25 million settlement - which we reached almost a year and a half ago - is fair and reasonable", said ...

World Sidharth Malhotra and Manoj Bajpayee starrer 'Aiyaary' postponed again?
Author: 0 Sidharth Malhotra and Manoj Bajpayee starrer 'Aiyaary' postponed again?

Sidharth Malhotra plays Major Jai Bakshi, who is in surveillance and listens in on conversations that involves tax payers money and cheating people off. Yes, members of the Defence Ministry did view the film on Saturday. The much-awaited flick was then scheduled to hit the silver screens on February 9 and was supposed to go neck to neck with Akshay Kumar starrer PadMan .

World Joyce and ex-staffer expecting baby
Author: 0 Joyce and ex-staffer expecting baby

Speaking to The Weekend Australian, his now ex-wife Natalie said politics was tough on the girls growing up and the family took a "back seat" when it came to Barnaby's career, though the girls didn't really know any different. Similarly, Labor MP Chris Bowen told parliament his party had no formal statement on the matter, despite being aware of the situation for six months.

World Apex court says hard to junk Aadhaar act on fears of misuse
Author: 0 Apex court says hard to junk Aadhaar act on fears of misuse

He said that it was the most important case to be decided by the apex court since independence and it was not the issue as to how much money the government was going to save, rather, the key point was whether citizens can be deprived of their fundamentals rights including the right to have choices.

World Israeli forces kill Palestinian gunman blamed for West Bank ambush
Author: 0 Israeli forces kill Palestinian gunman blamed for West Bank ambush

A Palestinian assailant was shot dead on Wednesday after stabbing a security guard at the entrance to a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank, the Israeli military said. Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Monday that "it was only a matter of time before security forces close accounts with the murderer".

World Modi's wife Jashodaben injured in auto accident
Author: 0 Modi's wife Jashodaben injured in auto accident

Mr Modi publicly admitted his marriage for the first time in 2014 when he filed his nomination papers as the prime ministerial candidate of the Bharatiya Janata Party which went on to win the election. Police said that the truck was going from Jamshedpur to Ahmedabad with a consignment of iron pipes. Basant Bhai Modi, one of the relatives, succumbed to her injuries on the spot, while driver, Jayendra suffered serious injuries.

Author: 0 Congress votes to release Democrats rebuttal memo

On Sunday, Republicans as well as Democrats said Trump was wrong to assert that the GOP-produced memo cleared him in the Russian Federation investigation. "There are things in the memo that I would be uncomfortable with if the White House did not redact", he said. President Trump , who praised the memo by Devin Nunes, has five days to decide whether to declassify the 10-page document as was done in the case of the republican memo.

World Most Republicans believe FBI, DoJ undermining Trump
Author: 0 Most Republicans believe FBI, DoJ undermining Trump

Separately, former White House strategist Steve Bannon is planning to skip a closed-door interview with the committee on Tuesday despite being subpoenaed to appear, two people familiar with the matter said on Monday night. The FBI challenged the memo before it was released Friday, issuing a rare statement expressing " grave concerns about material omissions of fact that fundamentally impact the memo's accuracy".

World Washington criticized for new nuclear defense strategy
Author: 0 Washington criticized for new nuclear defense strategy

Mattis in particular was keen on the establishment of new sea-launched nuclear cruise missiles in his comments, insisting those in particular would give the United States great leverage over the Russians, and that the U.S. That's not true of the broader pursuit of low-yield nuclear weapons, according to Mattis and Gen. Paul Selva, the vice chairman of the joint chiefs of staff who testified alongside him.

World FEMA paid $150 million to feed Puerto Ricans, and it backfired
Author: 0 FEMA paid $150 million to feed Puerto Ricans, and it backfired

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) estimated that 30 million meals would need to be delivered to citizens on the island. The New York Times reports that Tiffany C. "Your contract is terminated", Ward wrote. Other agencies have canceled at least five contracts with Tribute, including one for baked goods and meats for the Bureau of Prisons, which was canceled due to "the vendor's inability to ship/deliver products".

World Pakistan Took No 'Decisive' Steps Against Militants
Author: 0 Pakistan Took No 'Decisive' Steps Against Militants

Islamabad denies that Pakistan is serving as a for terrorist groups fighting USA troops and their allies in Afghanistan. "The steps to date, however, do not reflect the type of decisive action that is necessary to restore regional stability", he said.

World Hrithik starts shooting for his next 'Super 30' in Varanasi
Author: 0 Hrithik starts shooting for his next 'Super 30' in Varanasi

Phantom Films also reveal that the first leg of the shoot is underway in Benares. The shoot has started today in Banaras after which Hrithik Roshan will be heading to Bhopal and Patna for the shoot. "May the Goddess of learning bless this effort". Super 30 is based on the life of mathematician Anand Kumar , who is known for his " Super 30 " programme in which he tutors 30 students from economically weak background for IIT-JEE entrance exam.

World Province releases plans for legalized marijuana
Author: 0 Province releases plans for legalized marijuana

The Responsible Marijuana Retail Alliance of BC, an initiative of the union representing public liquor store workers and an association of private liquor outlets, said it was disappointed the government rejected its proposal to sell cannabis.

World A GOP attack ad perfectly captures the new low of American politics
Author: 0 A GOP attack ad perfectly captures the new low of American politics

The ad is a take on a Rauner campaign ad in which GOP governors from neighboring states thanked Illinois' Democratic House speaker for policies they say pushed people and jobs to their states. The City Club of Chicago hosted Ives Monday afternoon to talk fiscal and social policy at Maggiano's Little Italy restaurant. The Republican primary challenger in the gubernatorial race is under fire for releasing an ad that mocks feminists, the transgender community and immigration activists.

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BlackRock Inc. now owns 14,343,698 shares of the basic materials company's stock valued at $317,570,000 after buying an additional 63,943 shares during the period. With an institutional ownership near 0%, it carries an earnings per share ratio of 1.68. Parametric Associates Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 114,397 shares or 0.01% of the stock.

World United States gymnastics coach facing criminal probe after Larry Nassar case
Author: 0 United States gymnastics coach facing criminal probe after Larry Nassar case

On February 5, after three weeks of sentencing hearings, Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 125 years in prison by an Eaton County, Michigan judge. Larry Nassar has been sexually assaulting young girls for over two decades. " Larry Nassar is a master of manipulation ", Kaitlyn Basel, a dancer who was first abused by Nassar at the age of 12, told the court Friday. Nassar pleaded guilty to multiple counts of sexual misconduct in both counties.

World Trump feels 'vindicated' by memo's release
Author: 0 Trump feels 'vindicated' by memo's release

The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee voted unanimously on Monday to release a Democratic rebuttal to a memo written by the panel's Republicans that accused the FBI and the Justice Department of bias against President Donald Trump in the Russian Federation investigation, the committee's top Democrat said.

World Trump Praises 'Great American Hero' Devin Nunes
Author: 0 Trump Praises 'Great American Hero' Devin Nunes

Almost three out of four Republicans believe the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department are trying to undermine US President Donald Trump , according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Monday, a sharp turn for a party that has historically been a strong backer of law enforcement agencies.

World House passes bill to ban relationships between lawmakers and their staff
Author: 0 House passes bill to ban relationships between lawmakers and their staff

The House by voice vote adopted the rules change, which goes into effect immediately because it only pertains to the chamber. The bill to change them still has to go through the Senate and be signed by the president. The new legislation strikes right at these issues. "This bill empowers survivors", said Speier, who called the effort to address the issue a "rare and crucial moment of bipartisanship".

World Another Government Shutdown Looming as Deadline Approaches
Author: 0 Another Government Shutdown Looming as Deadline Approaches

Using the partisan poll, Trump tweeted " If (Democrats) oppose this deal, they aren't serious about DACA ", before adding, "they just want open borders". Barbara Comstock, R-Va., at the White House because Trump said he revealed he's in favor of another government shutdown . Trump's statement came Monday as two senators planned to introduce compromise legislation that would protect immigrants who entered the country illegally as children.

World 'I'd love to see a shutdown' over immigration
Author: 0 'I'd love to see a shutdown' over immigration

The president hosted a law enforcement roundtable on the threat posed by MS-13 gang members with Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and other officials from the Department of Justice. "This is a temporary stopgap measure that lets us focus our resources wisely while giving a degree of relief and hope to talented, driven, patriotic young people".

Author: 0 The President Says The Memo "Totally Vindicates 'Trump'" In Russia Probe

The president also has told allies that he believes the memo bolsters his claim that accusations of collusion between his campaign and Russian officials are false and part of a conspiracy to discredit his election. "Her numbers are dropping", the congressman Kevin McCarthy told Fox News in a moment of inadvertent candour. The California Democrat said Sunday on ABC's "This Week" that he requested that the committee first question the Federal Bureau of Investigation and review the full ...

World John Kelly:
Author: 0 John Kelly: "Lazy" immigrants didn't sign up for DACA

The plan would lay out a path to citizenship for about 1.8 million younger illegal immigrants, nearly three times more than the number who have active DACA status. The program shields them from deportation and gives them the right to hold jobs. Kelly was pitching President Donald Trump's proposed immigration plan.

World Russian athletes appeal to CAS for Olympic invites
Author: 0 Russian athletes appeal to CAS for Olympic invites

This is according to the Associated Press , which reported this week that the International Olympic Committee is citing "as-yet unpublished new evidence" of Russian doping to keep the athletes from the 2018 Winter Olympics . "They only had a number and access to all the different sources of information, and this makes the decisions of this panel and the implementation group so valuable because they are working scrupulously and in an equal and very fair way for all the athletes".

World Cape City braces for unrest as water disaster worsens
Author: 0 Cape City braces for unrest as water disaster worsens

It will be pumped into the Steenbras Dam in coming days. AFRICAN cities need to better plan and invest in water infrastructure, global accounting firm Deloitte says, as Cape Town counts down to dry taps from severe drought . Cape Town authorities have imposed water restrictions that could hurt agricultural and industrial output, and have begun to affect tourism. "Everyone is taking as many steps and measures that they possibly can to try and make sure we don't reach Day Zero", said ...

World Trump tells Pentagon to plan military parade in Washington DC
Author: 0 Trump tells Pentagon to plan military parade in Washington DC

The Post said shipping tanks and military hardware into Washington could cost millions of dollars, and that military officials said they were unsure how to pay for it. "It was two hours on the button and it was military might and, I think, a tremendous thing for France and for the spirit of France", Trump said. The most recent American military parades , though, have more often than not been associated with wartime.

World Bannon gets week extension from House panel
Author: 0 Bannon gets week extension from House panel

House Intelligence Committee ranking Democrat Adam Schiff (D-CA) reacts to Committee Chairman Devin Nunes statements about surveillance of U.S. President Trump and his staff as well as his visit to the White House, during a news conference at the U.S.

World House Intelligence Committee unanimously votes to release Democratic memo
Author: 0 House Intelligence Committee unanimously votes to release Democratic memo

The president was't completely silent over the weekend - on Saturday , he tweeted that the memo " totally vindicates " him in the probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 USA election . The assumption at the White House is that Trump won't stand in the way of the Democratic memo's release, but White House officials are also warning against predicting how a characteristically mercurial President will decide the Democratic memo's fate once he has read it.

World Lauri Love case: Hacking suspect wins extradition appeal
Author: 0 Lauri Love case: Hacking suspect wins extradition appeal

Alleged computer hacker Lauri Love has won his High Court appeal against his extradition to the US. Three different United States districts have filed indictments against the British national under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA).

World Norovirus strikes security guards at Winter Olympics
Author: 0 Norovirus strikes security guards at Winter Olympics

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson kicked off the speculation when he made cryptic remarks during a visit to Peru. "We'll have to see what happens". This is somewhat of a reversal for the Trump administration. The two countries torn apart by a war that has never really ended, will march together under a unified flag and even field a unified team. North Korea will send 24 officials, including coaches, alongside the 22 athletes in three sports and five disciplines.

World Rahul Gandhi attacks PM over Sitharaman's refusal to disclose Rafale price
Author: 0 Rahul Gandhi attacks PM over Sitharaman's refusal to disclose Rafale price

And the defence minister is saying she will not inform India, the Indian martyrs and their relatives about the money spent on buying those aircraft. Mr Gandhi added: "Modiji had personally gone to Paris". In a tweet later, he targeted the government over what he called "the great Rafale mystery". RM says the price negotiated for each RAFALE jet by the PM and his "reliable" buddy is a state secret.

World Talking Points From Swansea City 8-1 Notts County
Author: 0 Talking Points From Swansea City 8-1 Notts County

We will protect the players that might be a risk in the Premier League because our main competition is the Premier League. "They are not a weak team, they are doing very well in their league, and put Brentford out of the cup away and played a hard first game against us".

World Jordan Peele Will
Author: 0 Jordan Peele Will "Seriously Consider" A Get Out Sequel

Was it simply because he's had insane success writing and directing his first feature Get Out , which is nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars? "I don't know what it is now but there are some loose ends... Honestly, I don't know what a Get Out sequel would even be about, but I'll leave that to Peele, since I'm sure he has some great ideas. Peele is not above telling a tall tale for the sake of a joke, but he always qualifies that it is: at the LA Film Critics awards, for example, he ...

World Trump Calls for US Government Shutdown if Deal on Immigration Not Reached
Author: 0 Trump Calls for US Government Shutdown if Deal on Immigration Not Reached

I have great confidence in the people. Trump made the comments at a roundtable with Homeland Security officials and lawmakers over the street gang MS-13. Trump oversaw a multi-day government shutdown last month over immigration reform. "A government shutdown [would] be devastating to our military...something the Dems care very little about!" he tweeted .

World Trudeau urges student to say 'peoplekind' instead of 'mankind'
Author: 0 Trudeau urges student to say 'peoplekind' instead of 'mankind'

Mr Trudeau, 46, was answering student questions when a young woman from the World Mission Society Church of God asked whether the Canadian government could ease regulations that limited volunteering with religious organisations. His inclusive approach towards those around, and even when it comes to other cultures and religions has often been quoted by many, and here's another example of when Trudeau walked the talk.