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World Indictment against Russians doesn't clear Trump admin in probe: Schiff
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In a tweet on Friday , Trump gave his most direct acknowledgement that Russian Federation had meddled in the election, which he has frequently disputed. H.R. McMaster, U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser, said at the Munich Security Conference that the federal indictments showed the U.S.

World I'm Muslim, want to live with husband, Hadiya tells SC
Author: 0 I'm Muslim, want to live with husband, Hadiya tells SC

She has requested judges in an affidavit that she be allowed to live with her husband Shafin Jehan, who she married after she converted to Islam. "However, despite the fact that I submitted repeatedly on affidavit, through my counsel and also in person, as the case may be, before the Hon'ble High Court of Kerala that I made the above choices (of my religion and my life-partner) on my own free will, the Bench of the High Court did not heed to my submissions".

World Is Tamil Nadu ready for Kamal Haasan's entry into politics?
Author: 0 Is Tamil Nadu ready for Kamal Haasan's entry into politics?

Chennai: Actor-turned politician Kamal Haasan will start his political journey on Wednesday from the house of former president APJ Abdul Kalam in Rameswaram. "If my ideology suits them, they can think about it". "There is a hue of saffron in Rajini's politics". His celluloid arch-rival and friend Rajinikanth , whohas also announced his entry into politics, will be watching keenly.

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Author: 0 Mehendi Marks: "BJP Launches 'Lotus Mehendi" Tricks In Bijepur Bypoll

Pointing out that it was Prime Minister Narendra Modi who recognised Jitendra Haripal, the singer of popular Sambalpuri folk song "Rangabati, Rangabati", and Sambalpuri poet Haldhar Nag, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan impressed upon the farmers that they would get '2000 per quintal of paddy as minimum support price from next kharif season.

World Kenyan opposition politicians stopped from leaving the country, says Odinga adviser
Author: 0 Kenyan opposition politicians stopped from leaving the country, says Odinga adviser

They were eventually allowed to fly on Tuesday afternoon to Zimbabwe to attend the funeral of Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, Odinga's spokesman said. Kihalangwa denied he had seen the orders regarding their passports. "Once the court has given an order, all those officers who disobey that court order, they will bear personal responsibility for all that they have done in disobedience of the court order and in further infringement of the rights of my clients", Willis Otieno ...

World Surrey staff walking out in United Kingdom university strikes
Author: 0 Surrey staff walking out in United Kingdom university strikes

The key is how universities react to the action this week. The strikes will affect 13,615 students at Lancaster University, and staff will be on picket lines from 8am, including the main campus entrance off the A6. "To date we have failed to win over most universities to our view, with 109 employers stating in their responses to the UUK survey that they would be unwilling to increase employer contributions beyond the current level of 18% of salary - with only seven indicating that they ...

World Authorities searching for missing 5-year-old boy in Kansas
Author: 0 Authorities searching for missing 5-year-old boy in Kansas

Wichita Police, Sedgwick County Sheriff's Deputies, and FBI Child Abduction Rapid Deployment (CARD) Team agents are working together to try to find Lucas. Sally Rasmussen, Lucas' great aunt, told the outlet that she got in touch with the the Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF) previous year after over concerns regarding the little boy's care.

World South Korean president: Seoul may file complaint against USA trade protectionism
Author: 0 South Korean president: Seoul may file complaint against USA trade protectionism

The DOC's investigations, which were carried out under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, were aimed at determining whether the imports pose a threat to national security. The intermediate processors and fabricators, as in the steel industry, would suffer from the limitations on product sources . "USTMA members must retain the capability to import the specialized steel products that are vital to making tires in the United States".

World Trump Administration Proposes Non-ACA Compliant, Short-Term Insurance Plans
Author: 0 Trump Administration Proposes Non-ACA Compliant, Short-Term Insurance Plans

The Trump administration should work to "reduce the cost of high quality care", rather than repealing ACA provisions that encourage doctors and hospitals to cut costs, Berger said. Have you ever had a short-term insurance policy? Tell us about it here. Instead, she said, the short-term plans will mainly draw in people who now have no insurance at all.

World Cricket could improve relations between India and Pakistan: Afridi
Author: 0 Cricket could improve relations between India and Pakistan: Afridi

Recalling his worthy experience of playing with Indian cricketers after so many years, Afridi reckoned how lack of global cricket has left the cricketers of the two countries playing outside their homes. Former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi made up his mind to finally retire from global cricket in 2017 after making U-turns on multiple retirement announcements before that.

World South African president announces
Author: 0 South African president announces "lifestyle audits"

Cape Town - The Economic Freedom Fighters has urged President Cyril Ramaphosa to remove Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba ahead of his budget speech on Wednesday. Ramaphosa added lifestyle audits would be conducted on all public representatives, including top police officers. During Monday's debate, EFF chief whip Floyd Shivambu said Ramaphosa must go to Marikana to build houses and improve the lives of the people there.

World Sheriff: 'I am going to offer free concealed carry classes to teachers'
Author: 0 Sheriff: 'I am going to offer free concealed carry classes to teachers'

Please share your opinions with us, and we'll publish some of the most interesting and representative in our What You Said feature later this week. "This class will be limited to 50 candidates". "We need to put armed personnel in schools, we need to look at metal detectors". Jones' approach has received a mixture of responses. Jones appeared to answer the concerns with the following tweet.

World Russian athlete suspected of doping at Olympics
Author: 0 Russian athlete suspected of doping at Olympics

Russian short track speed skater Semen Elistratov, who won bronze in the men's 1,500m in Pyeongchang, served a brief ban for the same substance in 2016. Canada had the best record among the second-place teams. The Russians had been hoping that a clean record at Pyeongchang would persuade the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to allow them to march at the Games closing ceremony on February 25 with the Russian flag and in national uniform.

World Bucs Interview Miami D-Line Coach Kuligowski
Author: 0 Bucs Interview Miami D-Line Coach Kuligowski

The talent base available to Kuligowski at Alabama is much better than at Missouri and similar to that at Miami. According to Sports Illustrated's Bruce Feldman, there's a strong chance Kuligowski ends up in Tuscaloosa. Kuligowski helped Miami win 19 games in his two seasons in Coral Gables. UM also lost both starting defensive tackles, with Kendrick Norton and R.J.

World Florida shooting victim to get honorary acceptance into West Point
Author: 0 Florida shooting victim to get honorary acceptance into West Point

The U.S. Military Academy at West Point posthumously admitted Wang, a 15-year-old student, who was shot and killed while holding the door open for other students and pushing them through, and awarded all three of them the medal. He doesn't care about popularity. The petition so far attracted almost 20,000 signatures by Monday morning. "It's impossible to sum up all that Alaina is and all that she means to her family and friends", Alaina's father, Ryan Petty, told the Sun-Sentinel.

World Irish gov't reiterates opposition to direct rule in Northern Ireland
Author: 0 Irish gov't reiterates opposition to direct rule in Northern Ireland

The tweet followed comments by Brexit-supporting MPs Kate Hoey and Owen Paterson, who questioned the Good Friday Agreement's validity in the midst of Brexit negotiations and the collapse of power sharing talks in Belfast. She declined to immediately reimpose direct rule from Westminster and raised the prospect of calling another Assembly election. The Government believes direct rule from Westminister can be avoided as the DUP still want devolved government in Northern Ireland , ...

World BJP announces candidates for UP Lok Sabha by-polls
Author: 0 BJP announces candidates for UP Lok Sabha by-polls

The two seats in Uttar Pradesh fell vacant after Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya resigned from the Lok Sabha following their appointments previous year. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has announced the names of candidates who'll contest the by-polls from Bhabua and Araria Lok Sabha seats. The BJP won this seat for the first time in 2014.

World Comeback queen Petra Kvitova triumphs in Qatar
Author: 0 Comeback queen Petra Kvitova triumphs in Qatar

A net cord helped Muguruza check Kvitova's momentum and save a break point in the first game of the decider. She was unable to convert though and gradually Kvitova began to dominate and then broke the Spaniard's serve to edge ahead 4-2. Yet she defied all expectations, completing rehabilitation and competing on the tour again after only six months, returning at last year's Roland Garros Championships.

World WA Nationals withdraw support from Barnaby Joyce
Author: 0 WA Nationals withdraw support from Barnaby Joyce

Ms Davies was emphatic that Mr Joyce should stand down as Nationals leader, because his position was now untenable. People are starting to see this as a witch hunt. If all that wasn't enough, he's also the sole catalyst for Malcolm Turnbull's decision to put an explicit fuck-ban into the ministerial code of conduct, which was announced in a damage control press conference where Turnbull spent a good 5 minutes dragging Joyce for his affair - which was apparently done without consulting Joyce ...

World Edmonton man charged after threats made against Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
Author: 0 Edmonton man charged after threats made against Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

The government-funded CBC put it this way: "Canadian and Indian companies have signed 66 new contracts worth $1 billion in total in a deal expected to create 5,800 jobs in Canada ". We have, we have been very strong on that and we'll continue to be", said Trudeau. But who came out the victor here? Trudeau's visit, in particular, is playing in stark contrast with the recent visit of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who just last month was greeted with a hug by Modi immediately ...

World Ni Hao: Pakistan Senate approves motion to teach Chinese in govt schools
Author: 0 Ni Hao: Pakistan Senate approves motion to teach Chinese in govt schools

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), as this leg of China's massive regional infrastructure spending push is known, will boost Pakistan in the eyes of investors, said Farrukh Khan, a specialist on the country's economy. While the move has clearly surprised many, Pakistan's minister for planning and development Ahsan Iqbal had in 2017 said that Islamabad was studying a proposal to replace the United States dollar with the Chinese Yuan so that trade between the two countries become ...

World Militants open fire, lob grenades on IAF facility in Pulwama
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Reports said that some gunmen believed to be militants opened fire on air force station in Malangpora area. He crossed the security fence and came close to the station perimeter wall. The man, whose identity is being ascertained, may have been suffering from a mental illness, the Jammu and Kashmir Police said. The matter has been registered by the concerned authorities and investigations are underway in the matter.

World England beat New Zealand by 2 runs in tri-series T20
Author: 0 England beat New Zealand by 2 runs in tri-series T20

With Martin Guptill and Colin Munro coming off solid knocks in Friday's loss to Australia and Kane Williamson to call upon, that is by no means impossible. If he picks up a niggle or he's overly stiff we're not going to risk him just for the sake of him playing because he's back. With one ball remaining, de Grandhomme required four runs to win - but could only hit down the ground and into the grateful arms of an English fielder.

World Poland Broke Law With Ancient Forest Logging, EU Court Adviser Says
Author: 0 Poland Broke Law With Ancient Forest Logging, EU Court Adviser Says

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) today issued a legal opinion that the controversial logging, which had been defended by Poland's government, is illegal. The European Commission [official website] originally brought an action [text] in July in response to Poland's failure to meet the standards laid out in both the Habitats and Birds Directives [materials, PDF] that were created to protect biodiversity within the EU.

World Nikolas Cruz would plead guilty to avoid death penalty, lawyer says
Author: 0 Nikolas Cruz would plead guilty to avoid death penalty, lawyer says

Speaking on United States television networks on Sunday morning, student survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas announced their March for Our Lives campaign. This is just unimaginable that I will never see my princess again". Kimberly and James Snead told the newspaper they knew Cruz had guns, and that they made him lock them in a safe.

Author: 0 Trump offers support for background checks on gun buys

On Friday, Trump spoke with Senator John Cornyn , a Texas Republican, about a bi-partisan bill introduced with Democratic Senator Chris Murphy . 15, 2018. It does not add any new background check requirements for gun purchases or close any of the current loopholes, and it is supported by the NRA .

World Syria: scores of civilians killed in government air strikes
Author: 0 Syria: scores of civilians killed in government air strikes

Nevertheless, the Syrian regime continues to target residential parts of the city, killing at least 539 people - and injuring more than 2,000 others - since December 29 of past year. The bloodshed prompted the United Nations children's agency Unicef to issue a largely blank statement on Tuesday to express its anger. It was followed by a blank page, before adding in the end: "Do those inflicting the suffering still have words to justify their barbaric acts?" The area that has been under ...

World Farm union boss says industry is ready for new political agenda
Author: 0 Farm union boss says industry is ready for new political agenda

But Mr Gove insisted at the Birmingham conference on Tuesday that it was "not the case at all". The latest plans are part of a raft of proposals to battle with Labour over animal welfare and environmental standards. Everything else, including the final shape of any domestic agricultural policy, is dependent on that. He will warn those who advocate a "cheap food policy" should bear in mind the price that is paid in terms of standards, traceability of produce and shifting the environmental ...

World Man Prominently Featured On Trump Dating Website Convicted Of Child Sex
Author: 0 Man Prominently Featured On Trump Dating Website Convicted Of Child Sex

The site caused backlash on social media by excluding non-straight people who are looking for love - but it's the latest in a line of sites targeting conservatives. He then declined to answer most of the questions asked. Attempts to locate him Monday were not successful. "We simply provide the common ground through our vast network of unique dating sites where people can share their mutual interests and lifestyles choices effectively", Friends Worldwide says.

World MAILBAG: Citizens must stand against NRA-sponsored tyranny
Author: 0 MAILBAG: Citizens must stand against NRA-sponsored tyranny

Hundreds of students gathered in Los Angeles to urge Congress to act, and dozens of students staged a "lie-in" on the pavement in front of the White House. Now we hear that Mr Trump has offered support for a limited strengthening of federal background checks on gun purchases. Cars, boats, even bicycles, cats and dogs must be registered.

World Dallas Official Calls On NRA To Relocate Its May Convention
Author: 0 Dallas Official Calls On NRA To Relocate Its May Convention

He followed up his written comments with a news conference outside City Hall in which he decried high-powered civilian-owned weapons and gun violence in Dallas, referencing both the 1963 Kennedy assassination and the deadly July 7, 2016, ambush on police.

World Abbas to present Palestinian peace initiative to UN Security Council
Author: 0 Abbas to present Palestinian peace initiative to UN Security Council

Abbas's spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeina told state media that a "new phase of struggle has started" as the Palestinians seek to protect their claim to Jerusalem. He has remained vague on details even as he has threatened to cut funding to allies who opposed his move on Jerusalem and reduced money for the United Nations agency dedicated to Palestinian refugees.

World Former Wildcat coach Gary Henderson set to take over at Mississipip State
Author: 0 Former Wildcat coach Gary Henderson set to take over at Mississipip State

The Bulldogs finished 40-27 last season and advanced to an NCAA Super Regional. Southern Miss swept Mississippi State to begin the 2018 season in a three-game series in Hattiesburg. "While the circumstances are hard, we are fortunate to have a coach of Gary Henderson's caliber to assume leadership of the program on an interim basis during our transition", Cohen said.

World Two more Greater Cincinnati students arrested, suspected of making school threats
Author: 0 Two more Greater Cincinnati students arrested, suspected of making school threats

Monroe School (Middlesex County) Superintendent Dr. Michael Kozak sent an email to parents discussing threats made against district schools that are being investigated. "I'm going to f*** this school up". All substantiated threats against our schools will be legally prosecuted to the greatest extent possible. "The Portsmouth Police Department was alerted by Portsmouth Public Schools to a social media post circulating and as a result have increased security to ensure the safety of the ...

World Mount Sinabung: Massive volcanic eruption 'turned day into night'
Author: 0 Mount Sinabung: Massive volcanic eruption 'turned day into night'

An ash cloud from Mount Sinabung volcano rises in Karo, North Sumatra Province, Indonesia February 19, 2018 in this still image taken from a social media video. It seems that has possibly been the strongest single explosion at the volcano since its current eruption began in late 2013. "In some villages the visibility was barely 5 meters after the eruption", local disaster mitigation agency official Nata Nail Perangin-angin added to AFP, "it was pitch black".

World Russian FM: Washington must stop 'playing with fire' in Syria
Author: 0 Russian FM: Washington must stop 'playing with fire' in Syria

According to Lavrov, Russia has doubts that the US-led coalition truly aims to fight al-Nusra Front terrorists in Syria. In particular, they shelled residential areas of Damascus, including the Russian embassy, the Russian trade mission, from East Ghouta.

World Maldives Emergency extended by 30 days
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India's warning came as a crucial meeting of the Maldives Parliament approved the extension of the emergency by 30 days as sought by the atoll nation's president, a Reuters report said. The military in the Maldives on Wednesday reportedly threw around twelve Members of Parliament (MPs) from Joint Opposition out of the Parliament building in Male.

World Weather service warns of sub-freezing temperatures
Author: 0 Weather service warns of sub-freezing temperatures

This of course will make for a Wednesday , when temperatures will reach near 70. The record high for Reading on February 21 is 71 and also was set in 1930, according to The Weather Co. Much of that snow is gone after Sunday's milder temperatures. On Tuesday , Dulles was at 71 degrees by noon and still rising. A warm front will cross through the Cortland area Tuesday afternoon, bringing temperatures to near record levels on Tuesday and Wednesday .

World 'Baby factory' businessman wins custody of 13 kids he fathered via surrogates
Author: 0 'Baby factory' businessman wins custody of 13 kids he fathered via surrogates

The case of the surrogate babies came to light in 2014 when the police said they found 16 babies the man fathered with surrogate mothers in Thailand, BBC reported. After his case made headlines, a group of prominent lawyers sent letters warning Japan's mainstream media not to report Shigeta's name or the names of his family members, according to news organizations that received the letter.

World Britain promises no 'Mad Max style' deregulation after Brexit
Author: 0 Britain promises no 'Mad Max style' deregulation after Brexit

Davis argued that maintaining similar regulations and recognizing one another's standards would allow trade to continue without friction after Britain leaves the EU. "A crucial part of any such agreement is the ability for both sides to trust each other's regulations and the institutions that enforce them", he said.