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World 10 things New Zealanders should know about ex-Tropical Cyclone Gita
Author: 0 10 things New Zealanders should know about ex-Tropical Cyclone Gita

West Coast Regional Council chief executive Mike Meehan said there were a "few things" they could get under way already, but today would provide a better picture of how the storm was likely to hit. "This means preparing for the possibility of power cuts, water outages and roadclosures that could leave you or your loved ones stranded". Rivers are also likely to rise quickly in some areas.

World Gates To Plead Guilty To Fraud-Related Charges, People Familiar Say
Author: 0 Gates To Plead Guilty To Fraud-Related Charges, People Familiar Say

Gates and Manafort, who ran a political consulting business together, were indicted in October by Mueller on charges that they fraudulently hid and laundered millions of dollars in Ukraine-originating payments from federal authorities. Gates, who is married with four children, does not appear to be well positioned financially to sustain a high-powered legal defense. "He can't afford to pay it", the lawyer told the Times .

World PTI confirms Imran Khan's marriage to Bushra Maneka in Lahore
Author: 0 PTI confirms Imran Khan's marriage to Bushra Maneka in Lahore

Maneka is in her late 40s and has five children from her first marriage. She was married to Khawar Farid Maneka, a senior customs official in Islamabad, the Dawn newspaper reported. Mr Khan had first tied the knot with Jemima Goldsmith in 1995 that ended in divorce after nine years in 2004. Over the past year he has also seen his political stock rise following the ouster of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif through judicial proceedings that Khan had championed.

World Omarosa Says She Has Never Slept With President Trump
Author: 0 Omarosa Says She Has Never Slept With President Trump

It's not", she said . "I could go down the list of people who were abused and misused by that organization and chose to go a different direction as a result of it", she continued. "I've never had to do that". Manigault Newman was formerly a "villain" in the first season of Trump's show " The Apprentice ", and is now making regular headlines as she reveals details of her time in the White House .

World Father and 11-year-old daughter killed in French Alps avalanche
Author: 0 Father and 11-year-old daughter killed in French Alps avalanche

An avalanche swept away two skiers, a man and his 11-year old daughter, in the French Alps on Sunday. The exact circumstances of the accident were not yet known, and prosecutors in nearby Albertville have opened an investigation. A level three avalanche warning has been issued for the area - meaning there is considerable risk. "The rescue team has found the two injured walkers and taken them to hospital", he said.

World Oman's foreign minister visits Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque
Author: 0 Oman's foreign minister visits Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque

Israeli officials declined to comment on whether they were aware in advance of his stop in Jerusalem. The service will be only be available in the West Bank for now and not in the Gaza Strip, which has been blockaded by Israel for more than a decade.

World Heavy rain possible Monday, bracketed by freezing rain, snow
Author: 0 Heavy rain possible Monday, bracketed by freezing rain, snow

Snowfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour are likely, mainly in areas where winter storm warnings have been issued, which will reduce visibility and will lead to risky travel conditions. Northwest wind 7 to 10 miles per hour. SATURDAY: Mostly sunny in the morning with increasing afternoon clouds. The snow could mix with rain in the southern half of the city.

World Trump visits victims of Florida shooting
Author: 0 Trump visits victims of Florida shooting

Gunman Nikolas Cruz , 19, inside the court house. The DACA program, formed through an executive order by former President Barack Obama in 2012, prevents young immigrants from being deported. Outside a vigil on Friday, a sign read: " Kids don't need guns ". The FBI says a person close to the confessed shooter contacted the bureau on January 5 to report concerns about him, including his gun ownership and "desire to kill people".

World Mexico natural disaster: Helicopter crashes in emergency killing 14
Author: 0 Mexico natural disaster: Helicopter crashes in emergency killing 14

The Oaxaca state prosecutor's office said in a statement that five women, four men and three children were killed at the crash site and another person died later at the hospital. Alejandro Murat were evaluating reports of damage from Friday's quake when their helicopter crashed near the city of Pinotepa Nacional. "The defense ministry completely assumes its responsibility for what happened".

World Killed in Shooting Outside Church in Russia's Dagestan Region
Author: 0 Killed in Shooting Outside Church in Russia's Dagestan Region

Fifth woman dies after succumbing to her injuries in Russian Federation church shooting; attacker shouted "Allahu Akbar!" as he opened fire. A source also reports that the attacker had come to the celebration with his wife, but then she ran away, and he was the only shooter.

World Gay US Olympic Skier Gus Kenworthy Takes Jab at Mike Pence
Author: 0 Gay US Olympic Skier Gus Kenworthy Takes Jab at Mike Pence

And while I'm flattered I'm really just not interested. Kenworthy and Rippon's distaste of the vice president stems over the former IN governor's record on same sex marriage , LGBT rights IN the workplace, and the widespread notion that he once supported so-called gay conversion therapy .

World Tripura votes for 59 seats
Author: 0 Tripura votes for 59 seats

Almost 26 lakh voters will be casting their votes in Tripura today, out of which about half are women, 11 are third gender voters. Two crude bombs were recovered which were disposed off, the EC said. The ruling CPM has fielded 57 candidates, leaving one seat each to its Left Front partners - the Communist Party of India , Forward Bloc and Revolutionary Socialist Party .

World PM Narendra Modi to visit Maharashtra, Karnataka
Author: 0 PM Narendra Modi to visit Maharashtra, Karnataka

He also said budget is not limited to outlay, or output, but the focus is on outcome. Congratulating Maharashtra for its aim to become a trillion dollar economy, Mr. The prime minister will reach Mumbai tomorrow afternoon and attend a function to mark the ground-breaking ceremony of Navi Mumbai International Airport.

Author: 0 Earnings Analysis Of Duke Realty Corporation (DRE)

The market capitalization of the company is $4.19 Billion. (NASDAQ:BIIB) rating on Thursday, June 1. 8/25/2017-KeyCorp Reiterated Rating of Hold. Clarkston Capital Partners Llc increased Legg Mason Inc (LM) stake by 5.29% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing.

World Czech spy: 'Jeremy Corbyn knew I was a Soviet agent'
Author: 0 Czech spy: 'Jeremy Corbyn knew I was a Soviet agent'

The astonishing allegations are the first time Mr Corbyn has been accused of being in the pay of a foreign power . Corbyn by left-wing news outlets in the United Kingdom like The Independent has been that he was "naive" to think that Czechoslovak diplomats could also be intelligence agents.

World Chicago police commander fatally shot pursuing suspect
Author: 0 Chicago police commander fatally shot pursuing suspect

Commander Bauer was killed Tuesday confronting a suspect outside the Thompson Center. Captain Mel Roman , Bauer's executive officer in the 18th District, called him "the poster child for police command", a man with a penchant for playing lighthearted tricks on his colleagues - and who could come down hard when the situation called for it.

World Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu threatens to act against Iran
Author: 0 Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu threatens to act against Iran

Israel has said it downed the drone on February 10 after it entered the country from Syria, and responded with a raid on what it said was the Iranian control systems for the craft in Syria. During his speech, Netanyahu mentioned Iran's denial of the invasion. The Iranian top diplomat then commended remarks by UN Secretary General António Guterres, who endorsed Iran's proposed approach to regional matters, stressing that "unless there is a collective effort to bring inclusive peace and ...

World Nalpad suspended for six years from youth Congress
Author: 0 Nalpad suspended for six years from youth Congress

Praveen alleged that the pub management did not come to their aid and he had to rush a bleeding Vidwath to Mallya Hospital, where he is being treated. News agency ANI quoted him as saying, "I don't know where he (Nalapad) iscurrently". "Offenders should be punished to the full extent of law regardless of who they are", Siddaramaiah said.

World Batavia student to dive into Polar Plunge benefit
Author: 0 Batavia student to dive into Polar Plunge benefit

The annual fundraiser is organized by local committee members, including local and state law enforcement officers. Woith the help of his students he raised over $300 this year. Winning this year's team costume was Bowles Rice LLP, representatives from which dressed up as characters from Hasbro's Guess Who. This year's individual victor was Dan Miller as the aquatic ballerina.

World Trump praises Florida emergency services as he visits mass shooting survivors
Author: 0 Trump praises Florida emergency services as he visits mass shooting survivors

The visit reprised the itinerary the president followed in Las Vegas last October after a mass shooting at a concert. "It's completely unrelated to what they're doing on the Russian Federation probe, but this could feed the public animus that has already been ginned up by critics of the Russian Federation investigation, including the president", Mitchell said .

World PM Modi inaugurates New BJP HQ in New Delhi
Author: 0 PM Modi inaugurates New BJP HQ in New Delhi

With this the 38-year-old party is moving base from 11, Ashoka Road which has been the BJP's headquarters for decades. "After Independence, Bhartiya Jana Sangh and then BJP led all agitations held in national interest in the country. Ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections , BJP is all set to script a new chapter with its hightech headquarters. BJP's Ashoka Road office and the Congress office at Akbar Road are part of the pool of government residences.

World Merkel believes Nord Stream 2 poses no energy security…
Author: 0 Merkel believes Nord Stream 2 poses no energy security…

Education Minister Naftali Bennett (2nd-L), Rabbi Meir Lau (2nd-R) and IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot (R) take part in the March of the Living at the Auschwitz-Birkenau camp site in Poland on April 24, 2017. The prime minister described the project as "superfluous and separating". He lit a candle and laid a wreath at the Munich grave site. But research published since the fall of communism in 1989 showed that thousands also killed Jews or denounced those who hid them to the Nazi occupiers, ...

World Three Takeaways from Mueller's Russian Indictments
Author: 0 Three Takeaways from Mueller's Russian Indictments

The Russians were also accused of promoting discord after the election by simultaneously holding NY rallies, one in support of Trump's victory and another under the name " Trump is NOT my President!" according to an indictment released Friday by U.S.

World Cramer prepares North Dakota Senate bid
Author: 0 Cramer prepares North Dakota Senate bid

Kevin Cramer was first elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2012 when long-time Representative Rick Berg chose to run for U.S. Senate. Armstrong says that if Cramer runs, he would have far better name recognition than state Sen.

World Fire at Lhasa Temple Amid New Year Holiday
Author: 0 Fire at Lhasa Temple Amid New Year Holiday

However, online footage showed a roof in flames and one pagoda gutted by the fire, BBC reported . The blaze broke out during the Tibetan Buddhist new year's festival called Losar, which marks the first day of the lunisolar Tibetan calendar, Mirror reported.

World Gas-tax hike finds few friends in Congress despite Trump support
Author: 0 Gas-tax hike finds few friends in Congress despite Trump support

It is yet to be seen whether US President Donald Trump's threat of a "reciprocal tax" on goods imported from countries that levy tariffs on US products was just a reiteration of his campaign trail slogans as some observers believe. Ray LaHood, a transportation secretary during the Obama administration , has been pushing for a gas tax increase for years as a way to pay to fix crumbling highways.

World All 66 dead in Iran plane crash: Airline
Author: 0 All 66 dead in Iran plane crash: Airline

The plane had disappeared from the radar screen 50 minutes after taking off from Tehran, with 60 passengers and six crew members on board. Rescue helicopters were unable to reach the site in the Zagros Mountains because of fog, state TV reported.

World Trump quotes Facebook executive who said Russian Federation didn't help him win election
Author: 0 Trump quotes Facebook executive who said Russian Federation didn't help him win election

According to CNN , the indictment says a Russian troll group started interfering in usa politics in 2014 and continued up to the 2016 election . While Facebook , Twitter and other big internet companies spent much of past year cataloging Russia-backed ad spending on their services, the Russian campaign to promote Trump also relied heavily on the use of "organic" services.

Author: 0 US Firearms Agency: Rifle Used by Florida Shooter Purchased Legally

The FBI was alerted in September that a YouTube user named Nikolas Cruz had posted a comment on a video saying: "I'm going to be a professional school shooter ", BuzzFeed News is reporting . "They can't believe that someone who lived in their home that was so close to them for this relatively short period of time was capable of such a frightful, disgusting act".

World President Trump visits hospital to meet with shooting survivors
Author: 0 President Trump visits hospital to meet with shooting survivors

She invoked the president's 11-year-old son, Barron , as she angrily called for help. "And we will be worthless to you ", she said. "We did", Gonzalez fired back at Trump , her voice shaking with emotion as she insisted the community had done its best to raise the alarm.

World 'Blackface' Skit on China's Lunar New Year Sparks Outrage
Author: 0 'Blackface' Skit on China's Lunar New Year Sparks Outrage

This year, one of the many comedy routines featured throughout the show was one meant to depict China's relationship with Africa. She's accompanied by a monkey, played by a black actor. Melanie Hsee wrote: "As a Chinese, I feel embarrassed". User iamHuizit wrote: 'CCTV's racist show during Spring Gala shook me and made me so ashamed of China and my people.

World Florida massacre survivors demand gun control at rally
Author: 0 Florida massacre survivors demand gun control at rally

Meanwhile, more protests over United States gun control laws are to be held on April 20 - the anniversary of the 1999 shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado. Cruz had been listed as a victim of "alleged medical neglect and inadequate supervision" on the part of his adoptive mother Lynda Cruz, who died a year ago.

World United States of America vs. Russian Federation 2018 live stream
Author: 0 United States of America vs. Russian Federation 2018 live stream

Left open on the rush as the USA was slow to backcheck, Prokhorkin scored his second goal 2:14 into the second, using a Jonathan Blum screen on Zapolski to make it 2-0. After taking a 1-0 lead at the end of the first 20 minutes, the Russian athletes put the game away with two goals in the second period. We want to practice the way we want to play in the game.

World Ontario PCs boot Patrick Brown from caucus. Then he enters leadership race
Author: 0 Ontario PCs boot Patrick Brown from caucus. Then he enters leadership race

In recent days, Brown has stepped up his campaign to defend himself against sexual misconduct allegations leveled against him by two women. After an emotional press conference that evening in which Brown "categorically" denied the allegations, a number of Brown's top aides resigned en masse and party senior staff advised him to step down.

World UKIP members voted to sack embattled leader Henry Bolton
Author: 0 UKIP members voted to sack embattled leader Henry Bolton

UKIP leader Henry Bolton arrives at the party meeting which voted to replace him as leader. The scandal led to UKIP's national executive committee (NEC) passing a vote of no confidence in Mr Bolton last month, a decision which prompted tomorrow's EGM.

World Brexit deal should strike 'fair balance'
Author: 0 Brexit deal should strike 'fair balance'

Theresa May met the German Chancellor in Berlin on Friday ahead of a speech she is due to make in Munich on Saturday on Britain's future security relations with the EU. May's critics will argue one key problem is her rigid adherence to a red line in the Brexit negotiations of leaving the jurisdiction of the European court of justice , which has made continued cooperation more hard.

World Jury Awards Family of Korryn Gaines $37 Million
Author: 0 Jury Awards Family of Korryn Gaines $37 Million

The county defense attorney, Assistant County Attorney James S. Ruckle Jr., argued that Ruby acted to save his life and the lives of other officers. While Gaines' family and attorneys expressed relief the jury agreed with them and found the shooting was wrong, some said they were frustrated Ruby is still on the police force.

World Hoefflin leads Swiss 1-2 in slopestyle
Author: 0 Hoefflin leads Swiss 1-2 in slopestyle

On her bronze medal, Atkin said:"I still can't believe it". As the Briton held on to finish on the podium, Atkin began her competition in rather more uncertain fashion after tumbling on the rail section on the upper part of the course, with the teenager visibly dejected and seemingly lacking belief.

World Pope reactivates Vatican panel on child sex abuse
Author: 0 Pope reactivates Vatican panel on child sex abuse

The investigator, Archbishop Charles Scicluna of Malta, starts his work in NY on Saturday, when he is set to meet Juan Carlos Cruz, who says he was sexually abused when he was a teenager in Chile by a priest named Fernando Karadima. Irishwoman Marie Collins, who was raped by a hospital chaplain at 13, quit the panel in March previous year in protest at what she said was the "shameful" blocking of reforms.

World Lovely back in Congress
Author: 0 Lovely back in Congress

I realised this within a day of joining the party. How could I be happy after leaving it? He has served as the Minister of Education & Transport, Tourism, Art & Culture Language, UD, Revenue and Local Bodies for Delhi. In April previous year, Lovely had quit the party after alleging that the ticket distribution process for the MCD elections was plagued with bribery.

World 18 killed, 22 wounded in multiple bomb blasts in Borno
Author: 0 18 killed, 22 wounded in multiple bomb blasts in Borno

Hospital officials said two patients later died from their injuries. "Then four minutes later, a third bomber struck nearby", Kolo was quoted as saying by AFP news agency. Two women suicide bombers hit a village near Konduga last month. The attack, which also injured 22 people, took place at a fish market outside the state capital.

World Auburn starter McLemore taken off court on stretcher
Author: 0 Auburn starter McLemore taken off court on stretcher

The Auburn Tigers will take on the South Carolina Gamecocks in one of the NCAA basketball games on Saturday, start time at 3:30 PM ET, at Colonial Live Arena, Columbia, South Carolina . Defensively, South Carolina yields 68.0 points per game against the opposing teams. SC 84, No. 10 Auburn 75. Chris Silva had 14 points and 11 rebounds for SC, his sixth double-double of the season.

World Mishandling of Tip About FL Shooter Is 'Unforgivable — Former FBI Official
Author: 0 Mishandling of Tip About FL Shooter Is 'Unforgivable — Former FBI Official

I keep hearing it. He briefly paused as mourners, punched by the rawness of his words, began to wail. Law enforcement officials said they hadn't confirmed any such ties. Cruz, who was expelled from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last year, went on a rampage at the school on Wednesday using an AR-15-style semi-automatic rifle that he legally purchased a year ago.