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World Three killed by blast in Afghan capital Kabul
Author: 0 Three killed by blast in Afghan capital Kabul

Earlier this week, General John Nicholson, the top USA commander in Afghanistan , said security in Kabul would be "the main effort" for worldwide powers helping Afghan defence and security forces. " Kabul is our main effort right now, to harden Kabul , to protect the people of Kabul and the global community that are here because of the strategic impact that has and the importance to the campaign", General John Nicholson said on Wednesday.

World West Virginia Mountaineers Race past Murray State
Author: 0 West Virginia Mountaineers Race past Murray State

West Virginia (25-10) also had solid games from Teddy Allen (16 points) Sagaba Konate (14 points) and Esa Ahmad (12 points) as they shot 51 percent (32-for-62) from the field. He made one of his remaining two 3-point attempts, and used his reach and leaping ability to score over Murray State defenders. Murray State was unable to get any closer than 11 the rest of the game.

Author: 0 Yogi Adityanath says overconfidence, complacency lost BJP Uttar Pradesh bypolls

Speaking exclusively to India Today group's Mumbai Tak, Raut said that his party will not tie up with the BJP at any cost in the 2019 elections. His predecessors had avoided visiting Noida apparently over the rumour that any chief minister who visits the township loses power and does not come back to assume the office again.

World Russian Federation compliments 'the wise position of West Jerusalem' in spy affair
Author: 0 Russian Federation compliments 'the wise position of West Jerusalem' in spy affair

Russia announced on Saturday the expulsion of 23 British diplomats in a tit-for-tat move following London's response to a nerve agent attack against a Russian former double agent in England. In addition, Moscow said it was rescinding permission for the U.K.to open a new consular office in St. Petersburg, and that it was shuttering the British Council, a United Kingdom government organization based in Moscow and dedicated to cultural and scientific cooperation between the countries.

World Seven killed as small plane crashes outside Philippine capital
Author: 0 Seven killed as small plane crashes outside Philippine capital

Plaridel chief police Superintendent Julio Lizardo said all five individuals on board the aircraft, including the pilot and a chief mechanic, were killed. Rescuers were looking for at least one missing person in the rubble of the house. The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) said the plane was chartered to fly to Laoag in Ilocos Norte, a province in the northern Philippines main Luzon island, when the accident happened at 11.21 a.m.

World Files were altered in cronyism scandal dogging Abe, says minister
Author: 0 Files were altered in cronyism scandal dogging Abe, says minister

The revelations are particularly troublesome for Abe, who told lawmakers in February 2017 that he would resign from parliament if he or his wife were found to have been involved in the cut-rate land sale. Foreign Affairs adds that Abe is well aware of North Korea's penchant for demonstrating its long-range missile capabilities by shooting them over Japan.

World Auburn survives College of Charleston behind late 3-pointer by Harper
Author: 0 Auburn survives College of Charleston behind late 3-pointer by Harper

But Auburn's Jared Harper ended up at the free-throw line, making 1-of-2 attempts to push Auburn's lead to 62-58 which was the final score. Harper hit one foul shot with three seconds for the final difference. Nervousness plagued Auburn (26-7) in the estimation of Pearl, who attributed the team's surprisingly poor free-throw shooting - 15 of 32 - to excessive pressure of representing the Southeastern Conference.

World Expat Voting Begins in Egypt Presidency Election
Author: 0 Expat Voting Begins in Egypt Presidency Election

The voting takes place in 139 committees across 124 countries, at the headquarters of 123 embassies and 16 Egyptian consulates, and under the supervision of 714 Egyptian diplomats. He added that the Egyptian residents overseas are included in the national database, which registered about 54 million citizens with right to vote (of a total population of 95 million) in 2015.

World Scotland Yard Launches Murder Investigation Into Russian Exile's Death
Author: 0 Scotland Yard Launches Murder Investigation Into Russian Exile's Death

The London police force said "at this stage there is nothing to suggest any link to the attempted murders in Salisbury", and they said there was no evidence that Glushkov has been poisoned. In 2017, a Moscow court reviewed Glushkov's case and sentenced him in absentia to eight years for reportedly embezzling more than $122 million from Aeroflot.

World Drishyam Actress Shriya Saran Ties Knot With Russian Boyfriend Andre Koscheev
Author: 0 Drishyam Actress Shriya Saran Ties Knot With Russian Boyfriend Andre Koscheev

Mid-Day reports that the couple exchanged their vows on 12th March in Lokhandwala, Mumbai. Present at the ceremony were close friends and family. Looks like Shriya wants no chance of working out things. The actress has not mentioned her wedding anywhere either. Both Shriya and Andrei have been away from sharing their pictures on the social media together and love to keep their private life a secret.

World Trump asked S.Korea officials to show flexibility in trade talks -Seoul
Author: 0 Trump asked S.Korea officials to show flexibility in trade talks -Seoul

In February, she led the USA delegations at the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, dining with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and wife, Kim Jung-sook. The administration struck a cautious note, saying in a statement: "Both leaders affirmed the importance of learning from the mistakes of the past, and pledged continued, close coordination to maintain maximum pressure on the North Korean regime".

World Russia Vows To Expel British Diplomats In Retaliation
Author: 0 Russia Vows To Expel British Diplomats In Retaliation

The Russian authorities believe that London's allegations against Moscow contradict the global legal framework, Russian Presidential Spokesman, Dmitry Peskov , said on Friday. The Kremlin is taking its time to develop a "considered" response to British sanctions, Mr Peskov said. "There is no doubt that he will choose the variant that best of all corresponds to the interests of the Russian Federation".

World Turkish Forces Begin Besieging Syria's Afrin
Author: 0 Turkish Forces Begin Besieging Syria's Afrin

The military said in a brief statement that the siege of Afrin, the main town in the enclave, had begun Monday. Today, the General Staff of Turkey has announced about complete surrender of Afrin by the Turkish Armed Forces and Free Syrian Army.

World Trump seeks $20m damages from Stormy Daniels
Author: 0 Trump seeks $20m damages from Stormy Daniels

A separate filing by Charles Harder, another attorney for Trump, said the president planned to join an "anticipated petition" to have the case heard by an arbitrator. the details related to the threat", Avenatti said on Morning Joe . "It's hard to believe the timing is coincidental tonight, that the president was not paying attention to what was happening to this news cycle and how this announcement could change that", O'Donnell declared, as he and a panel discussed the president's lawyers ...

World China says North Korean foreign minister on his way to Sweden
Author: 0 China says North Korean foreign minister on his way to Sweden

The meeting is planned for some time by May, but no time or place has yet been agreed . "We don't have any information that that meeting is about what we anticipate to be a meeting between the United States , other parties, and North Korea ", she said, referring this question to the Swedish government .

World Parkland shooting security footage finally released
Author: 0 Parkland shooting security footage finally released

Peterson was armed but stayed outside the building, authorities said. The final shot, which lasts about 26 minutes, shows what police say is Peterson positioned outside a building. In a statement, the Broward Sheriff's Office said it welcomed a Florida judge's decision to release the footage but said it was prohibited from discussing any details until the investigation had concluded.

World Adrian Lamo, hacker who gave up Wikileaks source, dies aged 37
Author: 0 Adrian Lamo, hacker who gave up Wikileaks source, dies aged 37

The circumstances of Lamo's death are unknown, but a coroner in Sedgwick County, Kansas, reportedly confirmed the news. Lamo became known in the early 2000s after he was arrested and convicted of computer fraud for breaking into computers of several high-profile companies, such as New York Times , Microsoft and Yahoo in 2004.

World Another dog sent to wrong destination by United Airlines
Author: 0 Another dog sent to wrong destination by United Airlines

The flight diverted to Akron to reunite the dog with its owners. Irgo, a 10-year-old German shepherd, was mistakenly flown to Japan on a United Airlines flight. "This was a tragic accident that should never have occurred, as pets should never be placed in the overhead bin". United spokesman Jonathan Guerin said the passenger told the flight attendant there was a dog in the carrier, but the attendant "did not hear or understand her, and did not knowingly place the dog in the overhead bin".

World Unprecedented increase in Indian violations at LoC, working boundary: FO
Author: 0 Unprecedented increase in Indian violations at LoC, working boundary: FO

Pakistan's High Commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood is unlikely to return to New Delhi any time soon, an official of the Pakistan Foreign Office, was quoted, as saying by the Express Tribune , on condition of anonymity. Officials rejected allegations that Indian diplomatic staff were also facing hurdles and harassment in Pakistan. It reported that initially it was thought he would return to New Delhi after consultations with authorities.

World Lavrov: Russia to expel British diplomats
Author: 0 Lavrov: Russia to expel British diplomats

Britain also said it would invest 48 million pounds ($67 million) in a new chemical warfare defence centre at its Porton Down military research laboratory, where scientists identified the nerve agent used against Skripal. The crisis unravelled in the thick of a Russian presidential campaign, with Putin expected to win a fourth Kremlin term on Sunday. "We do not see that yet".

World Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov confirms intention to expel British diplomats
Author: 0 Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov confirms intention to expel British diplomats

While many British politicians have backed the government in blaming Moscow for the nerve agent attack, the U.K.'s main opposition leader has cautioned against a rush to judgment. They also offered to cooperate with British authorities. Britain said it was not enough though, and in 2016, a judge-led inquiry concluded that Putin had probably approved Litvinenko's murder, something Moscow denies.

World London court finds Parsons Green bomb suspect guilty of attempted murder
Author: 0 London court finds Parsons Green bomb suspect guilty of attempted murder

Hassan bought some of the ingredients using a £20 Amazon voucher he received for being "student of the year" at Brookland's College in Weybridge, Surrey. "We were standing on the platform and rather stupidly, I got back on the train". He shouted to everybody to get out of the way and they just parted.

World Boulder That Smashed Windshield and Killed Car Passenger Was Intentionally Dropped
Author: 0 Boulder That Smashed Windshield and Killed Car Passenger Was Intentionally Dropped

As Gutierrez's white Toyota Corolla approached an overpass at Orange Grove Boulevard, the 35-pound boulder came crashing through the windshield and struck Lopez in the chest, according to a California Highway Patrol incident report. The victim's father, Francisco Lopez, identified his son as 23-year-old Christopher Lopez . "My daughter didn't deserve this". - Alejandra Molina (@alemolina) March 15, 2018Christopher Lopez Pasadena boulder rock overpass death: " This was an intentional act ...

World Korean Top Diplomat's Sweden Talks Could Pave Way for Trump-Kim Summit
Author: 0 Korean Top Diplomat's Sweden Talks Could Pave Way for Trump-Kim Summit

According to a White House statement, the allied leaders "agreed that concrete actions, not words, will be the key to achieving permanent denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula". Yun said he had delivered the message in talks with North Korean officials after Trump's announcement last week that he would be willing to meet face-to-face with Kim .

World Kremlin says response to Britain could come 'any minute'
Author: 0 Kremlin says response to Britain could come 'any minute'

Ksenia Sobchak , a 36-year-old TV host who has campaigned on a liberal platform and criticised Mr Putin's policies, announced the creation of a new political party late on Thursday. "It's extremely unlikely that at that time and with that level of overkill and failing to kill that it was the Russian state". Sergei Skripal was sentenced to 13 years in prison in 2006 for spying for Britain, according to Russian state media accounts of the closed hearing.

World Russia to expel UK diplomats, crisis deepens
Author: 0 Russia to expel UK diplomats, crisis deepens

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced 23 Russian diplomats will be expelled after Moscow refused to explain how a Russian-made nerve agent was used on Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia Skripal who are in a critical condition after the attack in the English city of Salisbury on March 4.

World Matt Damon Moving To Australia To Get Away From Donald Trump
Author: 0 Matt Damon Moving To Australia To Get Away From Donald Trump

Hemsworth, 34, and Damon recently appeared in the action film " Thor: Ragnarok ". Like other liberal Hollywood stars, activist Damon apparently doesn't like how Trump is running the country and fears that his administration's policies - on North Korea, trade, immigration and presumably everything else - are making America a risky place to raise his four children with wife wife Luciana Barroso .

World Mystery surrounds how ex-Russian spy was poisoned in UK
Author: 0 Mystery surrounds how ex-Russian spy was poisoned in UK

After the first known offensive use of such a weapon on European soil since World War Two, Britain has pinned the blame on Moscow and given 23 Russians who it said were spies working under diplomatic cover at the London embassy a week to leave.

World Sweden willing to provide forum for North Korea - US talks
Author: 0 Sweden willing to provide forum for North Korea - US talks

The White House announcement of Trump's intentions came in the form of a readout of the president's Friday call with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, whose office initially relayed Kim's reported interest in meeting with the Trump. "We can't rule out the possibility of a contact between the North and the US" during Ri's visit, a Beijing source told South Korea's Yonhap agency.

World Corker blames style and policy differences for Trump-Tillerson split
Author: 0 Corker blames style and policy differences for Trump-Tillerson split

Both the Washington Post and New York Times reported that White House Chief of Staff John Kelly had a plan to replace Tillerson with Pompeo . Mr Tillerson also appeared out of the loop last week when Mr Trump announced he would meet with North Korea's leader and become the first sitting United States president to do so.

Author: 0 China's National People's Congress gives President Xi Jinping second five-year term

State media says the removal of term limits will not alter conditions for retirement or create a president in perpetuity, but no further detail was given. The two-term limit was adopted by the party after Mao's death to ensure collective leadership to avert mistakes like the brutal Cultural Revolution that killed millions.

World Trump Signs Taiwan Travel Act
Author: 0 Trump Signs Taiwan Travel Act

US President Donald Trump signed into law legislation that seeks to stimulate visits between officials from Taiwan and the United States, the White House said in a press release. In a statement, the Taiwanese foreign ministry thanked the US Congress and President Trump for supporting the island. China views Taiwan as a province under the "one China" principle , agreed as part of the 1992 Consensus, a document signed between members of the Communist Party of China and the Kuomintang party ...

World Khadeen Carrington's 26 points leads Seton Hall to victory - Recap, Box score
Author: 0 Khadeen Carrington's 26 points leads Seton Hall to victory - Recap, Box score

Desi Rodriguez knows exactly what Seton Hall has in store for itself on Saturday. Seton Hall will be no exception to those rules this month. State. Defensively, NC State basketball yields 74.5 points per game against the opposing teams. Seton Hall shot a blistering 48.3 percent from the floor overall, 33 percent from beyond the arc, and was uncharacteristically sharp at the free throw line with a 79.5 percent accuracy rate.

World Facebook suspends data analytics firm that worked for Trump campaign
Author: 0 Facebook suspends data analytics firm that worked for Trump campaign

The back story: In 2015, a third party app called "thisisyourdigitallife" used Facebook's login API, which allows people to use their Facebook profile on third party apps instead of creating a new account, to collect data on 270,000 people, which is allowed under Facebook's rules and guidelines.

World North Korean minister in 'constructive' talks in Sweden
Author: 0 North Korean minister in 'constructive' talks in Sweden

The embassy also represents US, Canadian and Australian diplomatic interests in North Korea, with Sweden playing a key role in liaising diplomatic talks. The Swedish foreign ministry said there would not be any press conferences during his visit but that it would publish a statement on Friday evening after the conclusion of talks.

World Miranda Hart blasts 'archaic' pay on The Crown
Author: 0 Miranda Hart blasts 'archaic' pay on The Crown

A producer of the hit royal drama " The Crown " says Claire Foy , who played the central role of Queen Elizabeth II , was paid less than her on-screen husband. And producer Suzanne has vowed to end the pay gap for the new series, which will see Olivia Coleman take the reins as the Queen. But also said going forward, no other actor would be paid more than the queen.

World Man Claims He's Not Dead. Court Doesn't Buy It
Author: 0 Man Claims He's Not Dead. Court Doesn't Buy It

A Romanian court has upheld a death notice against a man despite him being alive and present in the court at the time. "The papers say I am dead, even though I am alive". The Romanian courts are unwilling to allow him any documentation, however, because as far as they are concerned, he is dead. After border officials released him, Reliu attempted to sort everything out in court and sought to have his wrongful death certificate appealed.

World Moscow warns Israel of 'anti-Russian hysteria' over spy's poisoning
Author: 0 Moscow warns Israel of 'anti-Russian hysteria' over spy's poisoning

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said that it's " overwhelmingly likely " that Putin ordered the use of a nerve agent against former spy Sergei Skripal in the English city of Salisbury. In Paris, Emmanuel Macron met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and the pair said they would be discussing the spy attack and offered their support to Britain.

World Patrick used the shamrock to explain Christianity to Irish
Author: 0 Patrick used the shamrock to explain Christianity to Irish

The event is sponsored by the RiverBend Growth Association, Alton Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau, Argosy Casino, and Fritz Distributing. "We are so excited that it is on a Saturday this year", Katey Van Kirk of Morrison's said. It's a question that, like many American traditions, has an indirect answer. Because of the holiday falling during the Christian Lenten season, it provides a day off from the rituals of abstinence leading up to Easter Sunday.

World Is anyone sure North Korea actually invited Trump?
Author: 0 Is anyone sure North Korea actually invited Trump?

It doesn't mean the decades-long effort to thwart the North's nuclear ambition is settled, but it's clear that Moon is having a diplomatic moment. "To this end, we've chose to prepare for it focusing on the agenda of the denuclearization on the Korean peninsula, a permanent peace settlement including easing military tensions dramatically, and fresh and bold progress in South-North relations".

World Red Raiders pull away down stretch to defeat SFA
Author: 0 Red Raiders pull away down stretch to defeat SFA

While it's a formula that can be a grind and induce closer-than-expected results, pairing a bucket-getter like Evans and a defense as stout as Texas Tech can be a recipe for March wins. They lived a miserable offensive life in the last minutes. "Just being aggressive. That's our motto right there, just being aggressive on both ends of the floor".

World UK, US, France, Germany unite to condemn Russian Federation over spy attack
Author: 0 UK, US, France, Germany unite to condemn Russian Federation over spy attack

Britain, the United States, Germany and France jointly called on Russian Federation on Thursday to explain how the toxin came to be used on British soil. On Wednesday May announced the expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats from the United Kingdom and a range of other measures to crack down on "corrupt elites", including new measures to combat spying.

World Why did Arvind Kejriwal apologise to Bikram Singh Majithia now?
Author: 0 Why did Arvind Kejriwal apologise to Bikram Singh Majithia now?

Bikram Majitha, you (Mr. Kejriwal) should have apologised to people of Punjab for consistently and continuously lying to them", said Mr. Jakhar. On Thursday, Kejriwal withdrew his drug trade allegations against Bikram Singh Majithia, who is a brother-in-law of Shiromani Akali Dal President Sukhbir Badal, and an application regarding the same was filed in a trial court in Amritsar , where a defamation case filed by Majithia against the Delhi Chief Minister on May 20, 2016, is being heard.

World Tamil Nadu Deputy CM O Panneerselvam presents a revenue deficit budget
Author: 0 Tamil Nadu Deputy CM O Panneerselvam presents a revenue deficit budget

At the same time, the 63-year-old actor-turned-politician asked how the minorities in the state trust a government to fulfil its promises when it abruptly cancels the election for the Wakf board head. Rs 11,000 crore has been earmarked for the Health Department. Haasan demanded that the Tamil Nadu government immediately grant permits to local industries while pointing out that while Rs 2.42 lakh crore was committed in the Global Investors meet in 2015, only Rs 62,738 crores are under ...