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World China asks U.S. for talks, liaison to defuse trade tensions
Author: 0 China asks U.S. for talks, liaison to defuse trade tensions

In an open letter Monday to Beijing's delegates to the National People's Congress , the rubber-stamp parliament tasked with approving the constitutional changes later this month, respected Chinese journalist Li Datong urged them to vote against it.

World Syria has eliminated chemical weapons, rejects claims: Lavrov
Author: 0 Syria has eliminated chemical weapons, rejects claims: Lavrov

According to Lavrov, in the framework of the "joint nuclear missions" of the USA with European States "non-nuclear North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members are participating in planning the use of American non-strategic nuclear weapons and are involved in the development of appropriate skills".

World Killer storm clears northeast US, leaving floods and outages
Author: 0 Killer storm clears northeast US, leaving floods and outages

Several airlines, including Delta , United, and Southwest, are offering fee waivers for flight cancellations or changes involving airports in affected cities. All were hit by falling trees. Also, heavy snow fell in OH and upstate NY as the storm spun eastward. "Snowfall amounts of 12 to 18 inches are expected in NY, with even higher values in central NY", the National Weather Service tweeted.

World United Nations halts aid work in northeast Nigeria town
Author: 0 United Nations halts aid work in northeast Nigeria town

Security sources said the attackers overran a military base in Rann, located about 150 kilometers west of Maiduguri, capital of the northern state of Borno, where the aid workers were killed. According to him, going from attacking the innocent to further attacking those offering humanitarian services was the height of bestiality which he said was offensive to both God and man.

World Storm Eases It's Grip Today, Late Sunday Snow Possible
Author: 0 Storm Eases It's Grip Today, Late Sunday Snow Possible

Boston Harbor , which has only seen tides above 15 feet twice - in 1978 and in January, during the last bomb cyclone - might see the tide at that level when high tides occur late Friday night and late Saturday morning, Jones said. John Corso said the city seemed to have been spared any serious street flooding on Friday . "We expect that to reopen once the waters recede", MacVicar said.

World Kiradech stays in title hunt at WGC-Mexico Championship
Author: 0 Kiradech stays in title hunt at WGC-Mexico Championship

In truth, nobody who pays close attention to the European Tour will be too surprised, despite the fact Sharma missed two cuts before the £7.2m event in Mexico City . Sharma, the youngest player in the 64-strong field, occupies top spot on 11-under-par after carding a round of 66. "You have to expect great things from yourself if you want to play at a high stage".

Author: 0 Trump Suggests Executing Drug Dealers to Solve Opioid Crisis

He also said his administration will be "rolling out a policy" on opioids in the coming weeks that will be "very, very strong". David Shulkin, MD, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, touted an Opioids Safety Initiative, begun in 2012, under which the VA reduced opioid used in the agency by 41% - primarily by shrinking the number of first-time prescriptions and instead choosing alternatives to opioids.

World Sex worker alleges Trump-Russia ties
Author: 0 Sex worker alleges Trump-Russia ties

Navalny told The Associated Press that he has "certain doubts" that Ms. Vashukevich has any evidence about direct ties between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign. The Russian court imposed an injunction, and communications providers blocked access to Navalny's website for several weeks until he deleted the videos.

World BJP crushes Left in Tripura, surges in northeast
Author: 0 BJP crushes Left in Tripura, surges in northeast

On February 18, Tripura voters cast their franchise for 59 of 60 Assembly seats. "People responded favourably to our call call " Chalo Paltai " (Let's Change)", he said. He further said, "People do not have the time or respect for negative, disruptive and disconnected politics of any kind". When the same party forms government in a state and the Centre, it helps in faster development in the state, Deb said.

World CMU double-fatal shooting suspect in police custody
Author: 0 CMU double-fatal shooting suspect in police custody

After the shooting, Davis ran north away from the apartment buildings. Michigan police officials walk out of the woods as police continue to search for a suspect near Central Michigan University on March 2, 2018 in Mount Pleasant, Michigan .

World Man who shot himself near White House has died, DC police say
Author: 0 Man who shot himself near White House has died, DC police say

Police cars and ambulances swarmed to the area minutes after the incident. The White House said it was aware of the situation and that Trump had been briefed. "The reality is, even though there's a fence line that's closely monitored and guarded, you can get pretty close to the White House with a weapon", he says.

World Suspects released over murder of Slovakian journalist Jan Kuciak
Author: 0 Suspects released over murder of Slovakian journalist Jan Kuciak

Kuciak was working on a story about the influence of the Italian mafia in Slovakia and its possible ties to people close to the prime minister, Robert Fico. One woman said she came to honor the slain couple. Christophe Deloire, the secretary-general of RSF, met with Fico on Friday. Deloire said other media watchdogs at the meeting can confirm the comments.

World Central Michigan student used father's gun to kill his parents, police say
Author: 0 Central Michigan student used father's gun to kill his parents, police say

Central Michigan University police Chief Bill Yeagley told reporters that the gun used in the shooting belonged Davis Sr. James was a part-time officer with the Bellwood Police Department in IL. The office spoke to his mother and told her that there were concerns that Davis Jr. may be on drugs. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder said, "The priority right now is the safety of those still on campus".

World Killed in Northeast Winter Storm, Including 2 Children
Author: 0 Killed in Northeast Winter Storm, Including 2 Children

Almost 400,000 customers were still without power Saturday morning in The Bay State from downed trees and power lines, mainly along the coast. The National Weather Service had coastal flood watches and warnings in place from southern ME through coastal Virginia, including New York's eastern suburbs, and was also tracking a snowstorm heading east from the Ohio Valley that could drop significant amounts of snow in northern New York State.

World Women chasing Ducks at Pac-12 women's tourney
Author: 0 Women chasing Ducks at Pac-12 women's tourney

SEATTLE - Facing top-seeded OR in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 tournament at Key Arena , the Colorado women's basketball team knew it had its hands full on Friday. "Just want to come out and play our hardest every game". We have two games left which are great. "We've been talking a lot about (wanting to host)", McWilliams said.

World Mel B hints Spice Girls will perform at the royal wedding
Author: 0 Mel B hints Spice Girls will perform at the royal wedding

The singer was a guest on The Real today, where the show's hosts pressed her on Spice Girls information until she finally popped with the big reveal. She was then asked whether the girl group was performing, and, well, her response was everything. The Spice Girls , Scary Spice Mel B, Baby Spice Emma Bunton, and Ginger Spice Geri Horner have announced a reunion to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their single Wannabe .

World California areas told to evacuate due to possible mudslides
Author: 0 California areas told to evacuate due to possible mudslides

Authorities have issued a mandatory evacuation order for areas impacted by the recent wildfires and mudslides in Santa Barbara County. "We are issuing this Mandatory Evacuation because there is risk to life and property, and disruption of critical services".

World Man nabbed over deadly house fire in Northern Ireland
Author: 0 Man nabbed over deadly house fire in Northern Ireland

According to the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader, Arlene Foster, who represents the area as an MLA, the dead mother and children are English, but they arrived to live in Fermanagh about 18 months ago having lived for a time in Co Kerry.

World Senate elections: PML-N-backed candidates win 11 seats from Punjab
Author: 0 Senate elections: PML-N-backed candidates win 11 seats from Punjab

The election for 12 Senate seats from Punjab started at the Punjab Assembly on the scheduled time of 9 am on Saturday and continued uninterrupted till 4 pm. The PML-N is expected to replace the PPP as the largest party in the upper house after Saturday's election. Talking to media persons outside the Punjab assembly in Lahore, the Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah expressed with confidence that all the nominated candidates of PML-N would be victorious, adding the PML-N would win all the 12 ...

World Mandera: 5 police officers dead in al Shabaab double raid
Author: 0 Mandera: 5 police officers dead in al Shabaab double raid

The attackers managed to set ablaze one of the camps and destroyed a nearby Safaricom Communication mast rendering the area out of GSM reach. "This is al Shabaab who carried out the attack because we are near the Kenya-Somalia border". The MCA said locals are opposed to erection of more police camps in the area and want a military camp that has sophisticated weaponry. This is the third time the Al Shabaab have attacked security installations in Lafey Sub County, Mandera County.

World Nor'easter to bring NYC heavy rain, damaging winds, flooding
Author: 0 Nor'easter to bring NYC heavy rain, damaging winds, flooding

Flooding could begin to pick up around high tide, forecast to occur shortly after 11 a.m. ET (1600 GMT) around Boston , he said. In Massachusetts, Gov. Winter Storm Riley is clobbering the Northeast as an intense nor'easter with damaging winds and significant, long-lived, destructive coastal flooding.

World Turkish strikes kill 14 Damascus loyalists in Kurd enclave, says monitor
Author: 0 Turkish strikes kill 14 Damascus loyalists in Kurd enclave, says monitor

Another Turkish news agency, Dogan, reported that Turkish and allied forces had started an operation on Friday morning to take control of the town of Rajo in Afrin. Ankara considers the YPG a terrorist organisation closely linked to the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), a group that has been leading a bloody guerrilla war on Turkish soil since 1984.

World It's Trump who wants your guns
Author: 0 It's Trump who wants your guns

Colbert was particularly taken aback by Trump's comments about the NRA , though. "Now, I mean, how honest do you want to be?" "Well, he's finally doing something Obama never did", Colbert said . "Peoples lives are being shattered and destroyed by a mere allegation". President Trump followed up on the meeting Thursday morning with a tweet .

World Puigdemont renounces the presidency and points to Sànchez as a substitute
Author: 0 Puigdemont renounces the presidency and points to Sànchez as a substitute

Mr Puigdemont said his party would propose a pro-secession campaigner, Jordi Sanchez - now in remand in a Madrid prison on charges of sedition - as an alternative candidate. Pro-secession parties won a majority in elections across Catalonia that Mr Rajoy called in December after sacking Mr Puigdemont and the rest of the region's government.

World Microchip, with plant in Gresham, buys Microsemi for $10 billion
Author: 0 Microchip, with plant in Gresham, buys Microsemi for $10 billion

Microchip Tech Inc. now has $21.41B valuation. The Company ended its previous trading session at $32.54 with the loss of -1.45%. About 535,630 shares traded. 72 funds opened positions while 223 raised stakes. Price to sales ratio was 4.01 while 99.00% of the stock was owned by institutional investors. Lazard Asset Ltd Co owns 546,500 shares or 0.1% of their United States portfolio.

World Vietnam President on 3 day visit to India
Author: 0 Vietnam President on 3 day visit to India

On defence cooperation, the Prime Minister said both sides made a decision to collaborate in defence production and explore opportunities in transfer of technology. India also extended a Dollars 500 million Line of Credit to Vietnam for facilitating deeper defence cooperation between the two sides. EAM Sushma Swaraj has met Tran Dai Quang and discussed ways to strengthen India's comprehensive strategic partnership by expanding cooperation across all sectors.

World Sen. Hatch Rips 'Stupidest, Dumba**' Obamacare Backers
Author: 0 Sen. Hatch Rips 'Stupidest, Dumba**' Obamacare Backers

During a recent speech at the ultra-conservative American Enterprise Institute, Republican Senator Orrin Hatch said that the Affordable Care Act was one of the "stupidiest, dumbass" pieces of legislation ever, and if you support the bill, then you are also a stupid dumbass.

World Three Del City middle school students in custody following threat
Author: 0 Three Del City middle school students in custody following threat

WCSD student Grace Fincher shares her story after Pine Middle School was locked down on Thursday, Feb. 15. Police said the teenager's social media threat made a reference that he would "shoot up that school", but multiple students saw the post and told a school resource officer, who took immediate action.

World Eight men due in court in connection with looting incidents in Tallaght
Author: 0 Eight men due in court in connection with looting incidents in Tallaght

The supermarket meanwhile has confirmed no members of staff were injured during the incident. Lidl said in a statement: "We are aware of the very serious incident at our Fortunestown Lane store this evening". Later, a group of youth stole a telescopic JCB from a nearby site and started smashing the roof of the store. Meanwhile a Centra store was also ransacked in the West of the city after a group of looters managed to cut their way through the doors shutters, although it is not known ...

World Idaho House passes bill limiting repeat bond issues
Author: 0 Idaho House passes bill limiting repeat bond issues

The House could vote on the bill early next week. The Idaho Association of School Administrators, the Idaho School Boards Association, the Idaho Education Association and Idaho Business for Education oppose the bill. "You could have avoided it and you didn't, and I commend you for that". "The substance of our bill is still the same", Galvano said. The real guts of the bill look like this - There would be $67 million allocated for a "school marshal" program .

World Senate Republican blasts Trump tariff decision: 'So much losing'
Author: 0 Senate Republican blasts Trump tariff decision: 'So much losing'

BSC analysts said the short-term impact for Russian steel stocks should be limited and said the measures were a "zero issue" for aluminum producer Rusal 0486.HK . Meanwhile Europe threatened retaliatory measures - with Brussels drawing up plans to hike taxes on American goods, including metals and agriculture, if Washington doesn't back down.

World Burkina Faso: Car bomb targets military HQ
Author: 0 Burkina Faso: Car bomb targets military HQ

Two attackers were captured, according to military source and state television. "I saw people with sacks on their backs attack the guard". The attack on the army headquarters, which initiated with an explosion, also injured about 50 people.

World Liberals block motion for Justin Trudeau's security adviser's testimony on Jaspal Atwal
Author: 0 Liberals block motion for Justin Trudeau's security adviser's testimony on Jaspal Atwal

Conservatives identified the official as Trudeau's national security adviser, Daniel Jean, and they pressed Trudeau to say whether he agrees with Jean's "conspiracy theory". "The individual in question never should have received an invitation, and the member of Parliament responsible for extending that invitation has taken responsibility and apologized for it", Trudeau said.

World Avalanche Reported at Squaw Valley, One Person Injured
Author: 0 Avalanche Reported at Squaw Valley, One Person Injured

Dramatic video posted to Twitter showed a survivor being dug out of the snow. One guest suffered a serious lower body injury and was transported by North Tahoe Fire Department to Tahoe Forest Hospital. The cause of his death hadn't been determined by Friday evening. Zhang was wearing a helmet when he was found. Five feet of snow is expected by Saturday but all that snow has created big danger.

World Trump meets with NRA top lobbyist Chris Cox at the White House
Author: 0 Trump meets with NRA top lobbyist Chris Cox at the White House

Here's what the Democrats want: Greater background checks, expanding those checks to gun shows and internet sales, raising the minimum age to buy an assault-style weapon, and, at the least, a debate on banning large-magazine capacity, quick-firing rifles that possess excessive killing power.

World Status Red alert issued for all counties ahead of blizzard
Author: 0 Status Red alert issued for all counties ahead of blizzard

Schools, colleges, creches, shops and offices across the city and county will remain closed this Thursday and Friday following the issuing of the warning. Met Éireann said: "Blizzard-like conditions will develop in heavy snow and strong easterly winds on Thursday evening and will continue Thursday night and Friday morning".

World Govt of India had no hand in inviting Jaspal Atwal: MEA
Author: 0 Govt of India had no hand in inviting Jaspal Atwal: MEA

OTTAWA , Canada-Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau , whose trip to India was sabotaged by the Indian state agencies under a highly deliberated policy, has endorsed the statement of his national security advisor who had exposed the Indian conspiracy of highlighting Jaspal Atwal's presence in his dinner.

World Putin's nuke boasts are unlikely to change balance of power
Author: 0 Putin's nuke boasts are unlikely to change balance of power

Putin presented Russia's military efforts as a response to recent actions by the United States , which last month unveiled plans to revamp its nuclear arsenal and develop new low-yield atomic weapons. This gap is what Putin is trying to test - if Trump ignores it, the Russian military establishment will then figure that its efforts are for domestic consumption.

World Pink Shirt Day: Bullying moves to an 'unmonitored playground'
Author: 0 Pink Shirt Day: Bullying moves to an 'unmonitored playground'

Through music, a slide show, and kind phrases, these students stood in solidarity in the fight against bullying. This year, the theme of Pink Shirt Day is cyberbullying, with the catchphrase "kindness needs no filter". Bullies harassed the student , called him a homosexual for wearing pink and threatened to beat him up, according to witness accounts. "We've found over the years that it's better to do a whole week, rather than just have a one-off event".

World Deputy Shot, in Critical Condition
Author: 0 Deputy Shot, in Critical Condition

A witness did say that two suspects were driving recklessly while being pursued by police. While there, police saw John D. Baldwin Jr., 28, Lebanon, who was also wanted on a warrant. Vincent in Indianapolis. Police have all three suspects believed to be involved in the shooting in custody at this time. Pickett was a lead K-9 handler for his partner, Brick, for over two years.

Author: 0 N.Korea denies chemical weapons link

Seoul officials said it may be "difficult to step forward immediately" to hold talks between Washington and Pyongyang, Yonhap reported. State-run KCNA news agency cited a spokesman at the foreign ministry's research institute of American studies arguing that the United States made a "nonsensical argument" that it helped Syria produce chemical weapons.

World HEB website reportedly crashes in midst of Selena shopping bag frenzy
Author: 0 HEB website reportedly crashes in midst of Selena shopping bag frenzy

Remember we told you about those Selena bags at H-E-B? Selena's sister Suzette helped design the shopping tote, which is inspired by Selena. On Wednesday Feb. The reusable bags were created by the nonprofit The Selena Foundation. Part of the H-E-B proceeds from the bags will go to the Selena Foundation and the Boys & Girls Club.

World OH student who shot himself had planned a Columbine-like school shooting
Author: 0 OH student who shot himself had planned a Columbine-like school shooting

In an earlier entry littered with spelling mistakes, the wannabe school shooter wrote: "I'll look in to those scared little b** before I kill them". It also detailed his eight-step plan and his access to firearms. Police say they don't know why the teen decided against carrying out the shooting. "I'll have followers because I'm so awesome I know someone will follow me just like I followed Eric Harris and Dylan Klebolt's [sic]", read another memo from February 17, referencing the killers ...

World Winter Storm Riley Causes Flight's Bumpy Landing: 'Everyone Threw Up'
Author: 0 Winter Storm Riley Causes Flight's Bumpy Landing: 'Everyone Threw Up'

It was a report from a pilot that no passenger wants to hear. "Pretty much everyone on the plane threw up", according to the National Weather Service's official aircraft report. On March 2nd, a nor'easter, bomb cyclone, winter storm or whatever other names the weather people are calling it now, rolled through the Northeast and wreaked all sorts of havoc in the region.

Author: 0 Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC): What's the Story?

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World High Wind Warning in effect for Piedmont Triad
Author: 0 High Wind Warning in effect for Piedmont Triad

Friday. Gusts up to 60 mph are possible during the afternoon and evening hours. The winds, however, will remain gusty into the weekend. Other parts of western and central Maryland can expect some frozen precipitation to mix with the rain for part of the storm, but the wind is expected to present the greatest danger.

World Trump Meets With NRA Leader After POTUS Suggests Seizing Guns
Author: 0 Trump Meets With NRA Leader After POTUS Suggests Seizing Guns

POTUS & VPOTUS support the Second Amendment, support strong due process and don't want gun control. President Donald Trump will meet with members of the video game industry next week after he suggested during a bipartisan meeting at the White House that there may be a link between violence in games and gun violence.

World Bridgeville Construction Company Sends Help to Puerto Rico
Author: 0 Bridgeville Construction Company Sends Help to Puerto Rico

OG&E says 50 trucks were loaded onto a barge and traveled the 1,900 miles to Puerto Rico where a group of crew members began working to restore power to the island on January 22. Power company officials did not return messages for comment. They've been working alongside crews from around the country, slowly overcoming the devastation Puerto Rico suffered from Hurricane Maria.