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World Stars React To Dramatic 'The Bachelor' Finale And Bash Arie Luyendyk Jr
Author: 0 Stars React To Dramatic 'The Bachelor' Finale And Bash Arie Luyendyk Jr

Arie tells Lauren he loves her "so much" a few times throughout the evening. According to Reality Steve , producers have already filmed Becca's intro piece in her hometown and filming will start this month. But then , while taking happy photos and talking babies, the wind snatches the final rose out of Becca's hand. But I guess we're supposed to ignore the fact that ABC sent multiple camera crews to the Los Angeles luxury residence where Arie chose to have this uncustomary ...

World Italian establishment on notice as voters elect new parliament
Author: 0 Italian establishment on notice as voters elect new parliament

The rightist alliance that also includes former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi's Forza Italia (Go Italy!) was on course for about 37 per cent of the vote - but for the first time the League emerged as the senior partner. The real victors were Luigi di Maio of the 5-Star Movement and Matteo Salvini of the League , in an election that saw voter turnout at over 73 percent of the voter population, essentially debunking forecasts of low turnout due to supposed indifference and ...

World Saudi Arabia's powerful crown prince tours UK, US instead of King Salman
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia's powerful crown prince tours UK, US instead of King Salman

The talks are being seen as part of a softening of Saudi Arabia's ultra-conservative Muslim position. "We have a common interest that goes back to the earliest days of the relationship". The day before Prince Mohammed's visit, Egypt's top court dismissed all outstanding legal challenges to the deal on the Red Sea islands. "I also wish to express appreciation to the government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the assistance it has provided to many countries of the world experiencing ...

World Nashville mayor to resign after pleading guilty to theft charge
Author: 0 Nashville mayor to resign after pleading guilty to theft charge

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation did not identify the woman in the photos and Barry has said that if the photos are of her, they were taken without her knowledge or permission. Vice Mayor David Briley becomes Nashville's acting mayor. NewsChannel5 reports Barry's legal team has been negotiating with District Attorney Glenn Funk over the last few days.

World Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal found unconscious after exposure to unknown substance
Author: 0 Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal found unconscious after exposure to unknown substance

Meanwhile, authorities were said to have closed the nearby Zizzi restaurant "as a precaution". Investigators are reviewing his death to see if there are any similarities with the Skripal case. Former Colonel of the Russian General Staff's Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU) Sergei Skripal was arrested by the Federal Security Service (FSB) in December 2004.

World Kellyanne Conway violated Hatch Act on two occasions, federal agency determines
Author: 0 Kellyanne Conway violated Hatch Act on two occasions, federal agency determines

A quick note: The Hatch Act does not pertain to the president or vice president - which clears the way for stump speeches supporting various candidates and the like. In one instance, during a November 20 interview on Fox and Friends on the administration's tax plan, Conway "volunteered a comment" about Democrat Doug Jones and the Alabama election, investigators said.

World North agrees to talks with US
Author: 0 North agrees to talks with US

If talks with the United States happen, Chung said North Korea "made it clear that it won't resume strategic provocations like additional nuclear tests or test-launches of ballistic missiles" while the talks continue. He added, "We've drawn a very clear line - North Korea has to agree to not possess nuclear capability, until that happens we cannot have an agreement with them and that is our position so we'll see what happens".

World White House may address Trump's tariff plan
Author: 0 White House may address Trump's tariff plan

Trump told reporters he does not believe his plan to impose the aluminum and steel tariffs will spark a trade war. Lindsey Graham said the sweeping action would let China "off the hook", adding the tariffs would drive a wedge between the U.S.

World Italy's centre can not govern without the support of populist parties
Author: 0 Italy's centre can not govern without the support of populist parties

Neither Five Star nor the centre-right (LN/FI) coalition can govern alone, but it seems likely that the future administration will feature one anti-establishment party or another. Italy has had four unelected Prime Ministers since 2011 when Berlusconi was forced to resign. In a bitter personal defeat that appeared unlikely last week, the billionaire media magnate's party looks nearly certain to be overtaken by its ally, the far-right League , which campaigned on a fiercely anti-migrant ...

World Sam Rockwell takes home Best Supporting Actor Oscar for 'Three Billboards'
Author: 0 Sam Rockwell takes home Best Supporting Actor Oscar for 'Three Billboards'

Captain America star Chris Evans gave a massive shout out to Sam Rockwell on Twitter after the Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri actor picked up his first Academy Award. replied, "Nothing, we're going to the movies". Written and directed by Irish playwright Martin McDonagh and playing at the Salem Cinema, " Three Billboards " is a dark, comic crime drama about a mother in extremis who takes extraordinary action.

World Trump Organization Ordered Presidential Seals For Trump Golf Courses
Author: 0 Trump Organization Ordered Presidential Seals For Trump Golf Courses

Eagle Sign and Design , which has offices in IN and Kentucky, has made markers for Trump courses in the past and said the seal had been approved by the Trump Organization. Trump has eschewed presidential protocol of divesting private interests while in office. The "law is an expression of the idea that the government and government authority should not be used for private goal", Kathleen Clark, a law professor at Washington University specializing in government and legal ethics , told the ...

World Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson was stoked for his Razzie win
Author: 0 Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson was stoked for his Razzie win

With that kind of grace in winning an award for something awful, we can't wait to see the speech he delivers should he ever score that coveted Oscar . The Emoji Movie was crowned Worst Picture and picked up three more Razzies with Worst Screen Combo , Worst Director, and Worst Screenplay. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson starred in a 2017 reboot of " Baywatch " with Zac Efron .

World Russian cargo plane has crashed in Syria, killing 32 people onboard
Author: 0 Russian cargo plane has crashed in Syria, killing 32 people onboard

The Soviet-era An-26 is a mainstay of Russian military operations but the aging aircraft has been out of production since the mid-1980s. An investigation has been launched into the incident, the Ministry added. In the previous such case, a Mi-24 helicopter crashed due to a technical fault near the Syrian Hama military airfield on New Year's Eve. More details in the incident awaited.

World UN Probe: Russia Behind Attack In Syria's Idlib
Author: 0 UN Probe: Russia Behind Attack In Syria's Idlib

But the United Nations says no Syrian civilians have left the enclave since the first break in fighting took effect last week. The Russian military has offered Syrian rebels safe passage out of eastern Ghouta , setting out a deal by which the opposition would surrender its last major stronghold near Damascus to President Bashar al-Assad.

World Kim Jong Un suggests Korean summit to pursue reunification
Author: 0 Kim Jong Un suggests Korean summit to pursue reunification

That meeting would be held in Panmunjom, the "truce village" that straddles the border between North and South . The discussions will deal with how to promote peace on the Korean Peninsula, improve ties between the Koreas and foster an environment to realize the resumption of talks between Pyongyang and Washington , South Korean President Moon Jae-in's office said.

World 1 militant, 3 OGWs killed in south Kashmir encounter
Author: 0 1 militant, 3 OGWs killed in south Kashmir encounter

Condemning the incident, the party said the people of Shopian believed that the four people were innocent and they were killed in the garb of a police encounter . Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday said that she was deeply distressed due to the civilian killings in Shopian . A mobile check-post of the security forces came under fire on Sunday night.

World Trump's White House: Low morale, more chaos, increasing fear
Author: 0 Trump's White House: Low morale, more chaos, increasing fear

The president's tweet follows several staff turnover announcements including key aides to his son-in-law Jared Kushner and his communications director Hope Hicks . "Trump's fundamentally distorted personality - which at its core is chaotic, volatile and transgressive - when combined with the powers of the presidency had to end poorly", says Peter Wehner, veteran of the three previous Republican administrations and senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center.

World No truck with SP in Gorakhpur, says Mayawati
Author: 0 No truck with SP in Gorakhpur, says Mayawati

Following assembly election results, during that time also , a lot meetings were held to counter the rise of BJP in the state and speculations had surfaced of both the parties coming together in the future to counter BJP. "Two forces (BSP and SP) have joined hands to wage a war against the feudal and communal forces in the state". Reports say that zonal coordinators started building pressure on the BSP chief for a pre-poll alliance with the SP.

World Night Time Water Restrictions For Dublin
Author: 0 Night Time Water Restrictions For Dublin

Restrictions on water supply were put in place across Dublin and neighbouring counties on Monday night and Tuesday morning and are expected to continue for a number of days. Mr Grant said the restrictions would be as broad as possible and will apply between 7pm and 7am. Irish Water is appealing to customers all across the country to conserve water at this time.

World Truck carrying Baarat falls into a drain, kills 25 people
Author: 0 Truck carrying Baarat falls into a drain, kills 25 people

The accident occurred near Randhola village on the Bhavnagar-Rajkot highway, when the truck ferrying around 60 people enroute to a wedding, plunged 20 feet below. Prime Minster Narendra Modi had also tweeted his condolences over the Bhavnagar accident. The chief minister also announced that the cost of treatment of all those injured would be borne by the state government.

World Netanyahu says Saudi to open airspace to India-Israel flights
Author: 0 Netanyahu says Saudi to open airspace to India-Israel flights

In order to avoid Saudi Arabia, which forbids flights to and from Israel over its airspace, the plane must detour over the Red Sea and around the Arabian peninsula, adding over two hours to the flight. Many Arab and Islamic nations do not recognise Israel and, therefore, disallow airlines from using their airspace for flight services to the Jewish country.

World Woman Picking Up Trash Finds Oldest Known Message In A Bottle
Author: 0 Woman Picking Up Trash Finds Oldest Known Message In A Bottle

Dated June 12, 1886, the note explained that the bottle had been thrown overboard from a German ship off the coast of Western Australia. Mrs Illman told the Western Australian Museum about what she did after finding the bottle. " This bottle was thrown overboard on June 12, 1886 at latitude 32° 49' South and longitude 105° 25' from Greenwich East ". The handwriting on the journal, and the message in the bottle, also matched, he added.

World Florida Senate votes to set 17 as minimum age to marry
Author: 0 Florida Senate votes to set 17 as minimum age to marry

Bill Galvano (R-Bradenton), who sponsored the bill. The measure also includes funding for school security, creates a "Fortify Florida" app for people to anonymously forward tips on suspicious activity, provides $400 million for school districts to address mental health and creates a "marshal program" ( modeled after Polk County's sentinel program ) allowing teachers to carry firearms into their classrooms in case of an active shooter.

World Chidambaram passed order on LS result day to benefit pvt firms: BJP
Author: 0 Chidambaram passed order on LS result day to benefit pvt firms: BJP

Even as the Congress stalled both the houses of Parliament over the PNB scam, the BJP hit back, saying the grand old party needs to answer for the financial mess that it left behind before being voted out of power. Prasad also targeted former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the increase in stressed assets of banks under the UPA government. "Congress should reply who were the people lobbying for Gitanjali and what was the cut", he said.

World Biplab Kumar Deb elected as Tripura chief minister
Author: 0 Biplab Kumar Deb elected as Tripura chief minister

BJP's permanent "Prabhari" (central observer) in Tripura Sunil Deodhar, another architect in the BJP's electoral success in Tripura, along with deputy chief minister-designate Debbarma and BJP MLA Ratan Lal Nath among others accompanied Deb during his meeting with the Governor .

World Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen finds sunken WW2 aircraft carrier
Author: 0 Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen finds sunken WW2 aircraft carrier

Allen, who began searching for the vessel six months ago with his crew from the Research Vessel Petrel, said the ship was found Sunday more than 3,000 meters below the Coral Sea's surface and about 800 kilometers off Australia's coast. Spokesperson for Vulcan Robert Kraft said the warship was on their priority list "because she was one of the capital ships that was lost" during the war.

World Europe must pressure United States to comply with Iran nuclear deal: Zarif
Author: 0 Europe must pressure United States to comply with Iran nuclear deal: Zarif

He added that all signatories to the JCPOA must equally attach significance to preserving "this worldwide diplomatic achievement", noting that it would not be effective to give only verbal support to the deal. The head of the Vienna-based International Atomic Energy Agency said Monday that "Iran is implementing its nuclear related commitments" and that "it is essential that Iran continues to do so".

World Curfew imposed in central Sri Lanka after mobs burn property
Author: 0 Curfew imposed in central Sri Lanka after mobs burn property

Following communal violence in some parts of Sri Lanka, Minister S.B. Dissanayake has informed that President Maithripala Sirisena and the Cabinet has chose to declare a State of Emergency for 10 days. Sri Lankan police on Tuesday re-imposed a curfew in parts of Kandy city after clashes triggered by racial violence erupted between two groups. The police have said that the special security arragnments put in place in the areas will continue and the Special Task Force (STF) has been deployed ...

World BJP usurping people's mandate, says Rahul
Author: 0 BJP usurping people's mandate, says Rahul

Meghalaya threw up a fractured mandate yesterday with the ruling Congress emerging as the largest party, marginally ahead of its rival, the NPP , an ally of the BJP at the Centre and in Manipur. "There's nothing to be surprised about", Sangma said. And yet, in a scenario which brings back memories of what happened in Goa exactly a year ago, a 2-member BJP is set to prop up a 19-member National People's party.

World Navarro says 'no exclusions' on steel and aluminum tariffs
Author: 0 Navarro says 'no exclusions' on steel and aluminum tariffs

On Friday, the president tweeted that " trade wars are good, and easy to win ". Members said they were considering a trade dispute against the USA at the World Trade Organization . Navarro would not say whether the United States would leave the World Trade Organization if it imposed a steep fine for the tariffs, but said the group "needs to change with the times".

World Tariff threat casts shadow on NAFTA talks
Author: 0 Tariff threat casts shadow on NAFTA talks

There has been no indication any countries will be spared, although Peter Navarro, director of the White House National Trade Council, said on Sunday there would be a mechanism to exempt some businesses from the metals tariffs. Freeland's office did not immediately reply to a request for comment. The eighth round of talks will be held in the first half of April. Auto parts manufacturers, especially small companies, worry they would be pushed out of business by costlier imports.

World Egypt upholds Red Sea islands transfer to Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Egypt upholds Red Sea islands transfer to Saudi Arabia

The countries signed agreements to "activate" a 60 billion Saudi riyal ($16 billion) investment fund they agreed to set up in 2016, and another deal on environmental protection, at a short televised ceremony attended by the two leaders. Riyadh will also work with Egypt and Jordan to attract European cruise companies to operate in the Red Sea during the winter season. This appointment is part of the efforts to modernise and promote a more moderate form of Islam by the crown prince who has ...

World President Trump is coming for your guns
Author: 0 President Trump is coming for your guns

You're working for a guy that doesn't know what he's doing. Trump appeared to undermine due process while speaking at a meeting with congressional lawmakers last Wednesday. "This is a common sense bill", Fitzpatrick said Tuesday. Republican lawmakers, and some outside groups, want Trump to at least consider a more targeted approach, or exemptions for countries that engage in what they view as fair trade practices.

Author: 0 Poll aftermath: Lenin statue knocked down in Tripura, Rajnath Singh intervenes

Reacting to the incident BJP RS MP Subramanian Swamy said: "Lenin to videshi hai, ek parakar se antankwadi hai, aise vyakti ka humare desh mein statue?" CPI-M claims that the incident is an example of "Communist phobia" while BJP said that the statue was taken down by the people of Tripura who were oppressed by the Left.

World Fans get surprised by Nicole Kidman
Author: 0 Fans get surprised by Nicole Kidman

As the van pulled by her vehicle, Nicole rolled down her window and offered a wave to the unsuspecting group, who eagerly took photos. "Hi, everyone", she said as the fans began to recognize her. The Aussie Oscar victor just so happened to pull up alongside a tourist bus and made a decision to roll down the window and give 'em all a little thrill a bit earlier today, capturing the whole shebang on film for all of us stuck halfway around the world.

World 2 state troopers struck, injured on NY highway
Author: 0 2 state troopers struck, injured on NY highway

The result was the arrest of Neumann for vehicular assault, driving while intoxicated, and numerous other vehicle and traffic violations. The driver who struck the troopers and tow truck operators failed to move to the right of flares placed on Interstate 90 East near Exit 8 in the town of North Greenbush, Rensselaer County, state police said.

World Meet Democrats Running For Governor; Heated Races For Texas House, Senate
Author: 0 Meet Democrats Running For Governor; Heated Races For Texas House, Senate

Democrats more than made up for the Dallas GOP's fade by more than doubling their own turnout, from 34,815 early voters in 2014 to 69,844 early voters in 2018. In 2014, which was the last comparable election, 500 Democrats had cast a ballot at this point in the election. "Texas is the nation's bellwether right now", said Tariq Thowfeek, the communications director for the Texas Democratic Party.

World China targets robust growth as Xi bids to rule indefinitely
Author: 0 China targets robust growth as Xi bids to rule indefinitely

China's rubber-stamp parliament opens on Monday (March 5) a major annual session set to expand President Xi Jinping's considerable power and clear him a path towards lifelong rule. "Technologically speaking, the PLA has progressed markedly in recent years, with its own research and development in military hardware and growing professionalism reducing the gap with its United States counterpart", Char said.