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World Human Error To Blame For Comm Games Ticket Fail
Author: 0 Human Error To Blame For Comm Games Ticket Fail

Tickets to the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games opening ceremony are still "totally valid" despite being printed with a date error, organisers say. According to reports, around 14,000 tickets for the event were printed with "Thursday, April 4", when in fact, it should have been "Wednesday, April 4".

World Trump hamstrings US NAFTA team, says Canada's chief negotiator
Author: 0 Trump hamstrings US NAFTA team, says Canada's chief negotiator

The NAFTA renegotiation survived its sixth round of talks in Montreal, with USA trade czar Robert Lighthizer saying enough progress was made to push forward despite American dissatisfaction with some Canadian proposals. Canada will stay at the negotiating table for as long as it takes, Verheul said. Even though three chapters have been closed, the pace has amounted to "fairly limited progress overall because there hasn't been enough time between rounds to re-evaluate positions, he said ".

World Trump blocks release of Russian Federation memo drafted by Democrats
Author: 0 Trump blocks release of Russian Federation memo drafted by Democrats

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi said the White House move is 'part of a risky and desperate pattern of cover-up on the part of the president'. As we wait for that clean-up, the mudslinging continues. Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee issued their own memo to refute the Republicans' document. Now, Trump decides he can not possibly release the document, at least not yet.

World Woman Pulls 14 Worms Out Of Her Eye
Author: 0 Woman Pulls 14 Worms Out Of Her Eye

Well, they typically live in face flies, which hang around livestock, and a fly most likely landed on her face while she was in OR visiting her family and friends who have animals. How did she find the macabre fact? "They only came out for her", she said . All 10 previously reported cases of human thelaziasis in the United States (nine in California and one in Utah), which date back to the 1970s, involved Thelazia californienis.

World Wanted IM terrorist arrested in Delhi
Author: 0 Wanted IM terrorist arrested in Delhi

Kushwaha, Deputy Commissioner of Delhi Police, told the media. "Khan was present along with other terrorists in Batla House and had managed to escape along with an accomplice during the encounter", the officer said. The blasts took place at Paharganj, Barakhamaba Road, Connaught Place, Greater Kailash and Govindpuri areas. Inspector Mohan Chand Sharma, who led the police action, was killed during the operation.

World Detroit Police Officer killed in violent crash on west side
Author: 0 Detroit Police Officer killed in violent crash on west side

Weathers, 25, was on the force for one and a half years. Officer Darren Weathers, 25, was hit at around 11:30 a.m. when he was participating in a training exercise on Michigan Avenue near Clark Avenue, according to Detroit Police Chief James Craig.

World White-powder scare for Trump family in Manhattan
Author: 0 White-powder scare for Trump family in Manhattan

Donald Trump Jr. also took to Twitter to thank law enforcement officials for their help and condemn whomever may have been responsible for the letter. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2017. The US Secret Service, which is charged with protecting members of the President's family, has joined the investigation.

World Russian Federation moves to block Navalny's latest investigation
Author: 0 Russian Federation moves to block Navalny's latest investigation

He also alleges that Deripaska was updating Prikhodo on the 2016 USA presidential campaign, with information that he had received from Paul Manafort , the former Trump campaign manager. YouTube and Instagram may be blocked in Russian Federation as early as Wednesday unless they comply with the order and remove the material, Vedomosti newspaper reported.

Author: 0 Saudi Arabia Vows To Cut More Production To Stabilize Oil Market

Aramco's IPO was viewed as the centrepiece of Saudi Arabia's plan to wean its economy off oil, with the nation's government estimating the share sale could see the company valued at around $2trn. The funds have invested in petrochemicals, energy, transport infrastructure and retail. Russian Federation also has significant investments in Saudi Arabia's petrochemicals industry, he said.

World NYT Discovers Its Latest Left-wing Editorial Writer Befriends Nazis, Calls People F*gs
Author: 0 NYT Discovers Its Latest Left-wing Editorial Writer Befriends Nazis, Calls People F*gs

At around 3 p.m. on Tuesday, the paper's communications department tweeted that it had hired Norton as its "lead opinion writer on the power, culture and consequences of technology". Despite the early dismissal, Norton seemed to take the situation in stride. The Twitter campaign against Ms. Norton focused on a tweet from October in which she said that "weev is a bad person, & an old friend of mine".

World White House: Susan Rice Clearly 'Didn't Operate By The Book'
Author: 0 White House: Susan Rice Clearly 'Didn't Operate By The Book'

But Rice, after a section that remains classified, indicated Obama discussed sharing the information with the incoming Trump administration. Chuck Grassley and Lindsay Graham. Did President Obama ask about, initiate, or instruct anything from any other perspective relating to the FBI's investigation? "It's the oddest thing in the world to send an email to yourself on Inauguration Day about a conversation held on January 5th".

World Trump's VP Mike Pence 'thinks Jesus tells him to say things'
Author: 0 Trump's VP Mike Pence 'thinks Jesus tells him to say things'

Those comments from Rippon again made headlines because, well, this is 2018 and anything involving the Trump administration tends to make news. Rippon confirmed his plan to skip any White House reception that might be held for athletes after the Games in an interview with DailyMail.com over the weekend.

World 'There is nothing unsurmountable' says New Sinn Fein leader
Author: 0 'There is nothing unsurmountable' says New Sinn Fein leader

But I would also like to recognise the contribution of other parties here in Northern Ireland , too. "We want the Executive and Assembly up and running". She described the tone of the talks as "very good". Under McDonald, Sinn Fein will continue to support close ties with the south that would include maintaining a so-called "soft border" with EU-member Ireland, with an eye on the party's core platform - unification.

World Police investigate 'suspicious package' containing white powder sent to Amber Rudd
Author: 0 Police investigate 'suspicious package' containing white powder sent to Amber Rudd

Cops confirmed detectives from the Met's Counter Terrorism Command are now on the case. The discovery comes just a day after Donald Trump Jr's wife Vanessa was rushed to hospital in NY after opening a letter with white powder inside. One anonymous officer in Speaker's Court said that authority associates were analyzing a bundle left in the Palace of Westminster . The Palace of Westminster was not locked down and the main Carriage Gate entrance - the scene of the attack on Westminster ...

World Kuwait to give $2bn in loans, direct investments to help rebuild Iraq
Author: 0 Kuwait to give $2bn in loans, direct investments to help rebuild Iraq

Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah (C) and Secretary general of the United Nations Antonio Guterres attend the second day of an global conference for reconstruction of Iraq , in Kuwait City , on February 14, 2018. Of the money needed, Iraqi officials estimate that $17 billion alone needs to go toward rebuilding homes, the biggest single line item offered Monday, on the first day of meetings.

World Peru jail twin who switched with brother is recaptured
Author: 0 Peru jail twin who switched with brother is recaptured

Seizing on the opportunity, Delgado Herrera-also known by the alias Vaporito-allegedly drugged his brother, stole his clothes and ID, and walked out of the prison. When National Police of Peru agents closed in on him, he tried to escape, but was caught before he could disappear again. He's now on his way back to prison, but it's unlikely his twin brother will be visiting him again in a hurry.

World US Congress probes White House, FBI over domestic abuse accusations
Author: 0 US Congress probes White House, FBI over domestic abuse accusations

Speaker Paul Ryan faced that very question from a press pool this morning, with NBC News' Kasie Hunt noting the president has spoken warmly about Porter, while ignoring the aide's accusers - before asking the Wisconsin Republican if he thinks that the "White House should publicly condemn domestic violence".

World Saakashvili Arrives In Netherlands After Expulsion From Ukraine
Author: 0 Saakashvili Arrives In Netherlands After Expulsion From Ukraine

At a press conference in Warsaw on Tuesday, Saakashvili said he had been blindfolded and rushed first by van, then by helicopter to Kiev global airport. In the latest chapter of a high-profile, months-long saga, Saakashvili was arrested Monday by masked men at a restaurant in Kiev and put on a plane to Poland so quickly that his supporters hardly had time to do anything about it.

World Myanmar makes life for Rohingya 'a death sentence'
Author: 0 Myanmar makes life for Rohingya 'a death sentence'

In his briefing, Grandi commended the Government and people of Bangladesh for continuing to receive refugees and provide them with protection and support in the Kutupalong area in Cox's Bazar - which is now the largest refugee settlement in the world.

World Piers Morgan Tells Tucker Carlson That Omarosa Propositioned Him On 'Celebrity Apprentice'
Author: 0 Piers Morgan Tells Tucker Carlson That Omarosa Propositioned Him On 'Celebrity Apprentice'

It was just after the announcement that she would be starring in " Celebrity Big Brother " that Omarosa Manigault Newman was removed from her position at the White House , and as part of the Trump administration . When gay figure skater Adam Rippon challenged the Vice President's concerning stances on LGBT equality, Pence put out a statement suggesting that the athlete had misled the public .

World Germany considers free public transport to address air quality crisis
Author: 0 Germany considers free public transport to address air quality crisis

News magazine Politico cited a letter by acting Minister for the Environment Barbara Hendricks and others to EU Environmental Commissioner Karmenu Vella which outlined the plan. Proposals to offer Germans free travel on buses, trains, and trams across the country are now under consideration by government ministers keen to wean the country off polluting private cars, according to reports.

World GOP Senators Introduce Immigration Framework Mirroring WH Proposal
Author: 0 GOP Senators Introduce Immigration Framework Mirroring WH Proposal

By expanding the promise of citizenship to all DACA-eligible young immigrants - and tying it to immigration cutbacks - Trump has put the Democrats in a corner. For some reason Democrats believe the latter will happen. Each of those DACA recipients has a deadline of their own for when they will lose protections from deportation and permission to work in the U.S.

World Oxfam faces fresh abuse claim as scandal widens
Author: 0 Oxfam faces fresh abuse claim as scandal widens

Aid minister Penny Mordaunt said the government would cut funding to any charity that did not comply with a new review into their work overseas, which will focus on their duty to protect staff and the people they work with from harm and abuse.

World Kuwait pledges $2bn for Iraq's reconstruction
Author: 0 Kuwait pledges $2bn for Iraq's reconstruction

Kuwait on Monday opened a week of conferences seeking aid for rebuilding Iraq after the onslaught of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, seeking tens of billions of dollars for a nation that only a generation ago invaded it. "The UN Development Programme's Funding Facility for Stabilisation is working in 25 cities and districts, supporting the return of displaced people to their homes", the UN chief said, adding that 2.5 million remained displaced.

World Missing Whiteface Skier found in California
Author: 0 Missing Whiteface Skier found in California

Searchers included police, forest rangers from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, the U.S. Office of Emergency Management, Office of Fire Prevention Services, Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Since then, hundreds of volunteers have spent about 7,000 hours combing the mountain. Pegg issued a statement saying, "We are all very relieved to know that he is safe, following what has been an exhaustive search operation".

World Tropical Cyclone Gita keeps strength after hammering Tonga
Author: 0 Tropical Cyclone Gita keeps strength after hammering Tonga

On Feb. 13 at 10 a.m. EST (1500 UTC) Tropical Cyclone Gita had maximum sustained winds near 126.6 miles per hour (110 knots/203.7 kph). Tonga is made up of 176 islands, though only 40 of them are inhabited. "Tonga is a close neighbour of New Zealand and we stand ready to assist our neighbours in times like these", Air Commodore McEvoy said. "It was a terrifying night", Graham Kenna from the National Emergency Management Office told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

World Security clearances at White House come under renewed scrutiny
Author: 0 Security clearances at White House come under renewed scrutiny

Soon after, he said , the FBI received a request for a follow-up, which the bureau completed and provided in November. Both the FBI and the White House said the agency sent additional information on the background investigation as recently as this month.

World Donald Trump Attorney Michael Cohen I Personally Paid Stormy Daniels $130k
Author: 0 Donald Trump Attorney Michael Cohen I Personally Paid Stormy Daniels $130k

In the most detailed explanation of the 2016 payment made to the actress , Stephanie Clifford , Mr. Cohen, who worked as a counsel to the Trump Organization for more than a decade, said he was not reimbursed for the payment. He added in the statement he will always support Trump. Michael Cohen , personal attorney for U.S. President Donald Trump , said he was not reimbursed for the money he paid Stormy Daniels .

World Toronto serial killer suspect served as Santa Claus, mall says
Author: 0 Toronto serial killer suspect served as Santa Claus, mall says

Toronto police have so far only identified one of the sets of remains - those of Andrew Kinsman. Idsinga said last week that police only found human remains in the planters they confiscated from the Mallory Crescent property. Five men alleged killed by Bruce McArthur are, from left to right; Selim Essen, 44, Sorush Mahmudi, 50, Dean Lisowick, Andrew Kinsman, 49, and Majeed Kayhan, 58.

World Trump donates fourth-quarter salary for infrastructure
Author: 0 Trump donates fourth-quarter salary for infrastructure

The White House argued, however, that the reduced spending would come through reforms to the government health insurance program for the elderly, not benefit cuts. "It's been very unfair what's happened with broadband in terms of the Midwest and rural areas", Trump said to a slew of state governors and local officials when discussing his infrastructure proposal.

World The Commonwealth discusses who should succeed the Queen
Author: 0 The Commonwealth discusses who should succeed the Queen

Leadership of the Commonwealth of Nations - consisting of 53 states and territories and with a population of 2.4bn - is not hereditary, so will not necessarily pass to Prince Charles upon the Queen's death. "The Queen's role carries no formal functions, but has great symbolic significance and has helped to underline the sense of the Commonwealth as a family of nations", The Commonwealth Network states.

World Bill and Melinda Gates Hounded by Trump's Erratic Behavior
Author: 0 Bill and Melinda Gates Hounded by Trump's Erratic Behavior

The Gateses also address the impact of President Donald Trump and his policies, a topic about which both have been largely circumspect. Specifically, student aid programs need to work better for low-income students, as some 2 million students who are eligible for aid don't even apply because the process is burdensome.

World Israel strikes Syria but Iran is the target
Author: 0 Israel strikes Syria but Iran is the target

Syrian Assistant Foreign Minister Ayman Sussan on Tuesday promised Israel "More surprises" should Jerusalem try to operate in Syria again in the future, making his remarks following the weekend incident in which an IAF F-16i was downed by Syrian anti-aircraft fire.

World United Nations rights experts demand release of Palestinian girl detained in Israel
Author: 0 United Nations rights experts demand release of Palestinian girl detained in Israel

The court session was set for 11 March. The judge closed the courtroom, citing the defendant's status as a minor, ordering out journalists and diplomats who had been present to observe the proceedings. Images of her standing hands on hips and staring down an Israeli soldier were plastered on London bus stops calling for her release. Translation: Currently at Ahed al-Tamimi's trial.

World German SPD leader Schulz resigns
Author: 0 German SPD leader Schulz resigns

Backing for the SPD plunged to an all-time low of 16.5 percent, while the far-right AfD, the third-strongest party in parliament, scored 15 percent, compared with 12.6 percent in the election. The leader of the SPD's youth wing is travelling around Germany urging the party's 464,000 members to vote against the deal in the postal ballot. Hamburg Mayor Olaf Scholz, who is slated to become Germany's next finance minister, will provisionally lead the party until the April 22 party congress.

World Judge upholds United Kingdom arrest warrant for Assange
Author: 0 Judge upholds United Kingdom arrest warrant for Assange

The judge rejected claims that Assange was suffering from his confinement, saying: "Mr Assange's health problems could be much worse."She had last week rejected claims by Assange's team that the warrant was rendered null-and-void because there was no longer any underlying crime".

World Omarosa Manigault Warns About 'Extreme' & 'Scary' Mike Pence While on 'Big Brother'
Author: 0 Omarosa Manigault Warns About 'Extreme' & 'Scary' Mike Pence While on 'Big Brother'

Let's start things off by saying this: We hate that CBS is doing what they are when it comes to placing the HoH Competitions for this show after the episode. Guess who wrote this. Tell us, HollywoodLifers - What do YOU think about Celebrity Big Brother's second live eviction? Happens all the time on 'Apprentice .' Everyone has sex together.

Author: 0 Drastic cuts for State Department in White House budget

Tillerson's introductory remarks at the press conference stressed America's support for Egypt against terrorism, especially the Islamic State (ISIS) militants active in the Sinai. A USA strike last week reportedly killed private Russian military contractors fighting in the country, though the reports couldn't be immediately verified.

World Chicago Police Officer Shot and Killed in Downtown
Author: 0 Chicago Police Officer Shot and Killed in Downtown

Chicago Superintendent Eddie Johnson identified the officer as Commander Paul R. Bauer of the 18th District in a press conference Tuesday evening. Johnson says the suspect was taken into custody and a gun was recovered at the scene. The dispatcher replied, "I understand, but somebody else is following him and we want to make sure we get him help". She said she could not tell if either was an officer.

World Man dies, another injured, after 'serious accident' at Heathrow
Author: 0 Man dies, another injured, after 'serious accident' at Heathrow

The London Ambulance Service also attended, with one other man left with a suspected broken shoulder. A British Airways spokeswoman said: "We have apologised to customers for the delay to a small number of our flights this morning, following a serious incident involving two operational vehicles at the airport".

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Author: 0 "France will strike" if proven chemical bombs used in Syria

On January 22: A suspected chlorine attack in Douma, led to at least 21 cases of respiratory problems, including children, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. They also claim that the Syrian regime used the nerve agent sarin in an aerial attack on Khan Sheikhoun on April 4, 2017 that killed about 100 people and affected about 200 others.

World Trump administration wants to cut food stamps, replace with at-home food delivery
Author: 0 Trump administration wants to cut food stamps, replace with at-home food delivery

The Harvest Boxes would include foods like shelf-stable milk, juice, grains, ready-to-eat-cereals, pasta, peanut butter, beans, canned meat, poultry or fish, and canned fruits and vegetables, according to the news release. In what would be one of the biggest shakeups of the USA food-stamp program in its five-decade history, President Donald Trump is proposing to slash cash payments and substitute them with "100 percent American grown food " given to recipients.

World California woman beaten, stabbed multiple times identifies killers on deathbed
Author: 0 California woman beaten, stabbed multiple times identifies killers on deathbed

Authorities said Cuesta had been out in freezing weather for several hours before she was found. The suspects were at a residence in the 1000 block of Nadine Avenue, said Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department spokesman Sgt. "A short time ago, we took two people into custody in Modesto in regards to this homicide case". According to her Facebook page , Lizette Cuesta grew up in San Jose before moving to Tracy.

World USA jet destroys Russian-made tank in Syria
Author: 0 USA jet destroys Russian-made tank in Syria

When asked by a reporter to further explain "pro-regime force", the general said it is one "encompassing a wide group of folks", but would not speculate further. The report said that no US-led coalition or coalition-backed local forces were killed in the strike by a US MQ-9 Reaper drone, which took place near Al Tabiyeh, Syria, on Sunday.