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World Kremlin says 'unforgiveable' to link Putin to ex-spy's poisoning
Author: 0 Kremlin says 'unforgiveable' to link Putin to ex-spy's poisoning

Putin told the youth forum that "the country wants each of you to make it, and your personal success stories will make Russian Federation successful". Anger over the incident has added to persistent tensions between Russian Federation and the West over a host of issues, including Russia's aggression in Ukraine and its alleged interference in elections in the United States and other Western countries.

World Sweden Backs Potential Meeting Between US, North Korea
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Abe expressed Tokyo's wish for talks with North Korea following the North's planned summits with South Korea and the United States ". Ms Wallstrom earlier said Sweden is hoping to "use our role and also our contacts", but stressed that it is up to the countries concerned to decide "which way we are going".

World US, South Korea say North Korea can have 'brighter future'
Author: 0 US, South Korea say North Korea can have 'brighter future'

The official confirmed that Pompeo has taken the lead on planning because after the departure of Joe Yun, the State Department's point person on North Korea, intelligence agencies are the main source of expertise on the country. Some Swedish and foreign media have said that Ri - who was stationed at North Korea's embassy in Stockholm in 1985-1988 - will stay in the Scandinavian country until Sunday for other talks, though Swedish officials would not confirm those reports .

World Trump nudges Danny Tarkanian from Senate race into House race
Author: 0 Trump nudges Danny Tarkanian from Senate race into House race

Senate. He was originally backed by former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, who left the White House previous year to become involved in the midterm races. CNBC labeled Heller "the Senate's most vulnerable Republican". Tarkanian, the son of legendary college basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian, announced his primary challenge to Heller last August, after Heller shifted on whether to support the Republican health-care overhaul backed by Trump.

World Weekend Forecast: Severe Weather Threat Returns
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Winter Weather Advisories have already been issued for Saturday night through Sunday morning for west central and southwest Montana. Saturday's rain will be caused by a stationary front, said Juan Hernandez, meteorologist with the NWS Dallas/Fort Worth office.

World British Prime Minister Expels 23 Russian Diplomats After Poisoning Of Ex-Spy
Author: 0 British Prime Minister Expels 23 Russian Diplomats After Poisoning Of Ex-Spy

It's the latest escalation in the clash between the two nations over the use of a military-grade nerve agent against a former Russian spy who is now a British citizen. No matter what they say officially, neither US nor European officials are particularly bothered about Ukraine, a poor, corrupt country on the Soviet periphery that the West isn't bound by any treaties to defend.

World Twitter reacts to Arizona's blowout loss to Buffalo
Author: 0 Twitter reacts to Arizona's blowout loss to Buffalo

Wes Clark led the way for Buffalo , leading all scorers with 25 points and shooting an absurd 10-of-14 from the field, in addition to his seven assists for the game. As Perkins peaked over at Arizona's bench, he saw players arguing with each other, composure vanishing during the biggest game of the season. But Buffalo came out firing in the second half to run away with it.

World Qualcomm's ex-CEO departs board, mulls taking company private
Author: 0 Qualcomm's ex-CEO departs board, mulls taking company private

Qualcomm's board is discussing Mr. Jacobs' fate in a regularly scheduled meeting and the company could make an announcement later Friday, some of the people said. Given that Qualcomm's board director slate faces no competition, the re-election of Qualcomm's nominees is assured. For an individual, raising the money needed to complete a leveraged buyout of more than $100 billion would be challenging to say the least, particularly if funding sources are restricted to the USA due to regulatory ...

World House Of Representatives Easily Passes Bill To Address School Violence
Author: 0 House Of Representatives Easily Passes Bill To Address School Violence

The bill provides more funding for school safety and establishes another tip line to report threats. What isn't in the STOP School Violence Act? The STOP School Violence Act of 2018 is a bipartisan bill aimed at addressing violence in the nation's schools by provide resources for teachers, students and law enforcement officers.

World Sweden says happy to help on North Korea, amid summit speculation
Author: 0 Sweden says happy to help on North Korea, amid summit speculation

South Korea diplomats said North Korea has agreed to discuss "denuclearization" at the talks, planned for May, though the hermit kingdom has long demanded a removal of US troops in its southern neighbor in exchange. North Korea's defiant nuclear and missile programme has led to severe worldwide sanctions against Pyongyang in the hope they would force the regime to abandon its military threats.

World Amber Alert issued for missing American teen in Mexico
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Police later said that Yu had changed her school documents to say that Esterly was her stepfather. Police believe they may be driving a 1999 red, two-door Honda Accord with the Pennsylvania plate KLT 0529. Waldron said Esterly lost his job over his obsession with Yu and had been unemployed for a month. Waldron said Stacey Esterly contacted him last week because she's been inundated by media calls, some from worldwide organizations.

World Deandre Harris found not guilty
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Friday. The complainant was Harold Ray Crews - an attorney who is the chair in North Carolina of the neo-Confederate group League of the South. Deandre Harris was accused of hitting someone following the "Unite the Right" rally on August 12.

World Patrick's Day brings drunk driving patrols
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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said St. Patrick's Day is one of the deadliest holidays and drunken driving on the day has claimed 269 lives between 2012 and 2016. Take that role seriously-your friends are relying on you! In recent years, California has seen an increase in drug-impaired driving crashes. Don't text, use a cellphone that is not hands-free or drive distracted.

World Palestinian Kills 2 Israelis in Car Ramming
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The Israeli military said the soldiers had been securing routes near the settlement of Mevo Dotan. On Friday afternoon, two people were murdered in a car-ramming attack in the West Bank. Gaza's rulers, the Islamic militant group Hamas, issued a statement praising the "operation" but did not take responsibility for the attack. The assault happened amid Friday's riots by hundreds of Palestinians to mark 100 days (so-called "100 days of rage") since US President Donald Trump announced the ...

World Sisulu wants a retraction from Australia's right-wing home affairs minister
Author: 0 Sisulu wants a retraction from Australia's right-wing home affairs minister

The foreign ministry reportedly said in a new statement: "The South African Government is offended by the statements which have been attributed to the Australian Home Affairs Minister and a full retraction is expected". On 16 February, Ramaphosa told the National Assembly: "We are determined that expropriation without compensation should be implemented in a way that increases agricultural production, improves food security and ensure that the land is returned to those from whom it was taken ...

World Weather: Potential winter storm could bring snow and sleet next week
Author: 0 Weather: Potential winter storm could bring snow and sleet next week

No severe weather is expected in the morning round of storms, but a few strong to marginally severe storms are possible later this afternoon and evening, according to the weather service. Rain will be slow to taper off into the evening hours, as a low pressure system tracks over Mid-Missouri. Those rain chances continue into the overnight hours.

World Palestinian ramming attack kills 2 Israelis in West Bank
Author: 0 Palestinian ramming attack kills 2 Israelis in West Bank

The Israeli military says an officer and a soldier have been killed after a Palestinian man deliberately drove his vehicle into a group of Israelis in the north of the occupied West Bank. The terrorist was taken to a hospital in Hadera. The assault happened amid Friday's riots by hundreds of Palestinians to mark 100 days (so-called "100 days of rage") since US President Donald Trump announced the decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

World Is Jack Wilshere certain to go to the World Cup?
Author: 0 Is Jack Wilshere certain to go to the World Cup?

Swansea City's Alfie Mawson is also included for the first time, along with Burnley defender James Tarkowski. Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has grown frustrated at how contract talks with the Gunners have stalled in recent months but there remains optimism on the side of the club that a new deal can be agreed by the end of the season.

World Duckworth on Zinke improper use of Japanese: 'Racism is not ok'
Author: 0 Duckworth on Zinke improper use of Japanese: 'Racism is not ok'

After explaining that the grants were funded in 2017, Hanabusa asked if they would be funded again in 2018. Zinke replied, "Oh, konnichiwa," - Japanese greeting for " good morning ". "This blatantly insensitive remark by secretary zinke is uncalled for and is not behavior that a cabinet secretary should exhibit". "The internment of almost 120,000 Japanese Americans is no laughing matter, Secretary Zinke".

World Boris Johnson intervenes over Egyptian student's death in Nottingham
Author: 0 Boris Johnson intervenes over Egyptian student's death in Nottingham

Police said they were keeping an "open mind" about whether the attack on Miss Moustafa, which has sparked outrage in Egypt, was racially motivated. Egypt's Foreign Affairs Ministry said on Wednesday that it is closely following up on the legal possibilities related to the assault of the young Egyptian girl Mariam Abdel Salam that ultimately led to her death .

World Activists call for human rights debate at ASEAN summit
Author: 0 Activists call for human rights debate at ASEAN summit

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will welcome heads of government or state from nine of the 10 Association of South-east Asian Nations heads to Sydney from today, including Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi .

World US Hits Russia With New Sanctions; Russia Vows Retaliation
Author: 0 US Hits Russia With New Sanctions; Russia Vows Retaliation

News of the hacking campaign targeting US power companies first surfaced in June in a confidential alert to industry that described attacks on industrial firms, including nuclear plants, but did not attribute blame. To date, officials said, the administration has imposed sanctions on more than 100 individuals and entities under authorities specific to Ukraine and Russian Federation.

World Jemele Hill Isn't Happy With Barack Obama's NCAA Tournament Bracket
Author: 0 Jemele Hill Isn't Happy With Barack Obama's NCAA Tournament Bracket

It was a staple of the Obama presidency for TV crews to unveil his carefully crafted bracket for both the men's and women's NCAA Tournament . Virginia, North Carolina and Villanova are his Final Four picks. Much to the chagrin of Virginia fans, Obama's pick is the closest to being correct. In his women's bracket, the Final Four includes UConn , Notre Dame , Mississippi State and Louisville .

World British PM visits spy attack scene
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The tensions threaten to overshadow Putin's expected re-election Sunday for another six-year term. The Prime Minister also welcomed the support of Germany , France and the US, which support her decision to expel the Russian diplomats. Trump added that he was in "deep discussions" with British Prime Minister Theresa May over how to respond to the attack on Sergei Skripal , an ex-spy, and his daughter in Salisbury last week.

World Preparations finalized in Lahore, Karachi for PSL matches
Author: 0 Preparations finalized in Lahore, Karachi for PSL matches

The three games, which were initially scheduled to be played in Lahore, will now take place in Karachi. Najam Sethi, the PCB chairman, has announced that they will visit the country in early April for a series of three T20Is, all of them to be played in Karachi.

World British media to be banned from World Cup?
Author: 0 British media to be banned from World Cup?

Prime minister Theresa May has expelled 23 Russian diplomats from the United Kingdom and threatened further sanctions after accusing the Russian state of attempting to murder a former Russian spy and his daughter with a chemical weapon on British soil earlier this month.

World Americans Remain Staunchly in Israel's Corner
Author: 0 Americans Remain Staunchly in Israel's Corner

The Gallup Poll showed that 74% of the U.S. public views Israel favorably, the highest level since 1991, while 23% have a negative view of the country. Favorable views of the Palestinian Authority were far lower, by contrast, with 71% of respondents expressing unfavorable views of the Palestinian government compared to 21% with favorable views.

World Native River gets wire-to-wire win in Cheltenham Gold Cup
Author: 0 Native River gets wire-to-wire win in Cheltenham Gold Cup

Anibale Fly, a 33-1 shot, was third. He's been a fantastic horse for me and I was lucky to pick up the ride on him. "He answered every call and at the last he was very fearless. Might Bite was so close to delivering what would have been an historic success for Henderson. "His legs were gone", he said. But in that ground you have to work so much harder.

World Jones on his team play Ireland
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The video shows Jones addressing a conference at Fuso, the parent company of England sponsors Mitsubishi, previous year where he referred to the Irish as "scummy" and described Wales as a "shit place". "I'm not exactly sure what they were", said Schmidt when asked about the video, which showed Jones during a talk on leadership for Fuso, the Japanese parent company of England sponsors Mitsubishi.

World Rep. Louise Slaughter dies at age 88
Author: 0 Rep. Louise Slaughter dies at age 88

The Democrat eventually moved to NY for her professional career before getting into politics. A special election will be held to elect someone to serve out the rest of Slaughter's term, which expires in January. She also helped write the Violence Against Women Act and a 2008 law created to protect people with genetic predispositions to health conditions from facing discrimination from their employers or health insurance companies.

World Blow for BJP in by-polls
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The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Friday ended its four-year-old alliance with the BJP and walked out of the NDA, eight days after two of its Union ministers resigned over the Centre's refusal to grant Special Category Status to Andhra Pradesh.

World Donald Trump Jr, wife headed for divorce after 12 years
Author: 0 Donald Trump Jr, wife headed for divorce after 12 years

She has not yet submitted paperwork explaining why she wants the divorce, but her uncontested filing means the parties themselves will never have to appear in court and their attorneys can quickly and quietly finalize the divorce, according to court sources.

World UK's Johnson says corrupt Putin allies may be targeted
Author: 0 UK's Johnson says corrupt Putin allies may be targeted

Russian Federation denies any involvement and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused London of behaving in a "boorish" way, adding that this was partly due to the problems Britain faces over its planned exit from the European Union next year.

World Nerve agent planted in luggage of ex-Russian spy's daughter
Author: 0 Nerve agent planted in luggage of ex-Russian spy's daughter

The sanctions prompted a swift threat of retaliation from the Russian government, which said a response was already being prepared. Nauert - who was elevated to acting undersecretary after the firing of Steve Goldstein, himself collateral damage of the Tillerson dismissal - went on to say, "This latest action by Russian Federation fits into a pattern of behavior in which Russian Federation disregards the global rules-based order, undermines the sovereignty and security of countries ...

World Ex-Zimbabwe leader Mugabe calls his ouster 'coup d'etat'
Author: 0 Ex-Zimbabwe leader Mugabe calls his ouster 'coup d'etat'

Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, in his first television interview since being removed from office in a military coup , has said he feels betrayed by his former colleague and current Zimbabwean Emerson Mnangagwa . Known as "The Crocodile", Mnangagwa fought alongside Mugabe in the country's liberation war that ended with the proclamation of the Republic of Zimbabwe in 1980.

World Stormy Daniels' Father Speaks out About Alleged President Trump Affair
Author: 0 Stormy Daniels' Father Speaks out About Alleged President Trump Affair

But Avenatti would go no further, including about whether Daniels' life had been threatened or who exactly did the threatening, telling the hosts and viewers to watch the March 25 edition of 60 Minutes on CBS for further information. Cohen made the payment via a limited liability corporation that he established in DE - a state know for its lax laws on corporate transparency - 10 days before he transferred the money to Daniels'.

World Islam not part of Christian Germany, new Interior Minister says
Author: 0 Islam not part of Christian Germany, new Interior Minister says

But both politicians were criticized by ultra-conservatives from their Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and its Bavarian ally CSU. Energy-Storage.News heard directly from Peter and Herdan in a quick succession of exclusive interviews. "Islam does not belong to Germany". The interior minister said that he wanted to "seek, and if necessary expand" dialogue to ensure that Muslims "lived with, instead of in parallel to or against" their fellow German citizens.

Author: 0 'STAY INDOORS': UK Armed Forces Enters SECOND TOWN Over Russia POISON PLOT

Russian Federation has taken umbrage to the way Ms May announced the UK's position, first giving Moscow a 24-hour deadline in which to explain how the poison came to be used in southern England. His comments follow demands by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn that the PM present evidence and use channels provided by global law before assigning blame to Moscow.

World Namibia records first listeria case after it kills 180 in South Africa
Author: 0 Namibia records first listeria case after it kills 180 in South Africa

According to a note from the South African government, the ministers of these nations held a meeting yesterday in a town near this capital headed by the head of Health of this nation, Dr. Namibia has one case of listeriosis reported. According to Reuters , South Africa took offence to Dutton's comments and asked that he immediately retract it.

World South Africa's Zuma to be charged with corruption over arms deal
Author: 0 South Africa's Zuma to be charged with corruption over arms deal

Zuma", Chief prosecutor Shaun Abrahams told reporters in Pretoria, the capital. The case was controversially dropped by the National Prosecuting Authority in 2009, shortly before Zuma won the presidency. Since his election, his opponents fought a lengthy legal battle to have the charges reinstated. He has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing. In October, the Supreme Court of Appeal upheld a lower court ruling that found the decision to drop the charges was "irrational" and that the political ...

World 14-year-old girl arrested after threat against Northwest High, police say
Author: 0 14-year-old girl arrested after threat against Northwest High, police say

The post also allegedly advised his fellow classmates to wear a certain color shirt so they would not get shot at school. Officers said several students received a vague threat via Snapchat. He did not disclose the level of credibility to the threat, but says police take every threat seriously. Goldman's statement was issued the same day that Leominster High School held a student walkout in memory of the 17 victims killed during the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in ...

World South Korea aims for high-level talks with North Korea
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SVT added that the agenda of the talks between Ri and Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström was also expanded. Sweden has been cited as a potential location for a meeting between U.S. Sweden, whose embassy represents USA interests in the North Korean capital, has been touted as a possible venue for the momentous summit between Kim and Trump, and the visit will fuel speculation that a Stockholm encounter is in the cards.

World President Trump's Whirlwind Visit to California
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Trump , making his first trip to California as president, said Tuesday he preferred a fully concrete wall because it was the hardest to climb, but he noted that it needed to be see-through. "It's one of the most common types of sanctuary laws to restrict what law enforcement and prison officials can do to cooperate with ICE", says Mary Fan, a professor at the University of Washington Law School.

World US accuses Russia of cyber attacks on power grid
Author: 0 US accuses Russia of cyber attacks on power grid

It references research released in September by cybersecurity firm Symantec that detailed new activity tied to the "Dragonfly" cyber espionage group, which targeted energy sector components in the U.S., Turkey and Switzerland. USA cybersecurity official Rick Driggers told reporters on March 15 that the Russian breaches of US critical infrastructure thus far have been limited to business networks and have not affected any plant's control systems.

World White House fires top Tillerson aide Steve Goldstein
Author: 0 White House fires top Tillerson aide Steve Goldstein

There's simply no way that Trump can adequately, say, prepare for a North Korea summit in the midst of all this turmoil. Cheney commented Wednesday on footage of Fox News' Harris Faulkner interviewing Paul about his opposition to both Haspel's confirmation, and the confirmation of current CIA Director Mike Pompeo to be secretary of state.

World GOP legal challenges ahead in Pennsylvania special election
Author: 0 GOP legal challenges ahead in Pennsylvania special election

Trump visited the district, which he won by 20 points in the in 2016 presidential election, over the weekend to stump for Lamb's Republican opponent, Rick Saccone . Senate election to enter the House race. Lamb is the apparent victor of the contest for Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District, according to an analysis by public radio station WESA .