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World To Kill a Mockingbird play heading for court
Author: 0 To Kill a Mockingbird play heading for court

Atticus Finch, it states, is "based on Ms Lee's own father, a small-town Alabama lawyer who represented black defendants in a criminal trial", and "is portrayed in the novel as a model of wisdom, integrity, and professionalism". In the original Mockingbird , Scout, Jem, and Dill are children who learn a lesson from Atticus Finch. Carter was the target of controversy after the book was published, particularly after she wrote a commentary of the book in the Wall Street Journal titled, "How I ...

Author: 0 More snow predicted for St Albans

The Met Office warnings for snow and ice begin at 3pm on Friday for central and eastern Scotland and the north east, and run into all of Saturday where more of England is included. Lowest temperatures zero to -3 C., and feeling colder in the stiff east to northeasterly wind. Yellow warnings for snow and ice are in place throughout the day on Sunday covering the same areas and stretching to South West England and Wales, with 20cm of snow likely on higher ground.

World 'Significant snow accumulations' in Leinster warns Met Éireann
Author: 0 'Significant snow accumulations' in Leinster warns Met Éireann

They resumed clearing operations at 10am but have advised passengers to check the status of their flights before travelling to the airport. The safety of our customers and our employees is of paramount importance. Gardaí have issued a weather warning to motorists asking them to heedlocal weather conditions, although they stopped short of advising them not to take unnecessary journeys.

World Russian Federation further condemned for spy attack
Author: 0 Russian Federation further condemned for spy attack

Moscow announced the measures on the eve of a presidential election which incumbent Vladimir Putin should comfortably win . "This is not the response of a country that really believes itself to be innocent", he said. They were found slumped on a bench in the Wiltshire city on 4 March. Moscow's "malign, disruptive behaviour" internationally was the reason why allies were "inclined not to give Russian Federation the benefit of the doubt", he added.

World Turkey, Free Syrian Army now in control of Afrin, Erdogan says
Author: 0 Turkey, Free Syrian Army now in control of Afrin, Erdogan says

Turkey on Thursday said it would oust Kurdish militia from the centre of Afrin in northern Syria "in a very short time", as pro-Ankara forces surrounded the city. Turkish-backed Syrian rebels greet each other in Afrin after seizing control of the city's centre. "Maybe (Afrin) will be cleared by the end of the day - it's empty of fighters, they cleared out", Hamadeen told Reuters .

World Pakistan 'must do more' against Taliban: Pence tells Abbasi
Author: 0 Pakistan 'must do more' against Taliban: Pence tells Abbasi

In meeting held at the VP's residence, Mike Pence told the Prime Minister of Pakistan about the USA fears and threats regarding the situation in Afghanistan. "We're certainly not walking away from Pakistan". The statement did not indicate the exact time, site, or nature of the talks, but USA and Pakistani news media quoting official sources as saying a meeting took place at the vice president's official residence in Washington .

World Israel hits Hamas position in response to explosion
Author: 0 Israel hits Hamas position in response to explosion

Friday's incident happened as clashes between Palestinians and Israeli security forces erupted in various places in the occupied West Bank. One remains in critical condition. The Palestinian terror group Hamas praised the attack, saying that it "proves our people's readiness to continue the Jerusalem intifada". A second tunnel, located in central Gaza , also was attacked "as part of the systematic effort to thwart the underground project from the Gaza Strip and in response to the recent ...

World Airman from Moody Air Force Base killed in Iraq
Author: 0 Airman from Moody Air Force Base killed in Iraq

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday that two members of the New York Fire Department were among those killed in the crash, later identified as Raguso and Zanetis. "Our National Guard family mourns the loss of the seven combat search and rescue Airmen in the HH-60 crash, including four members from the 106th Rescue Wing", said Major General Anthony German, the Adjutant General of NY.

World Voting in Russian Federation begins, country set to elect Putin for fourth term
Author: 0 Voting in Russian Federation begins, country set to elect Putin for fourth term

Britain's government said the move was expected, and that it doesn't change their conviction that Russian Federation was behind the poisoning of ex-agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter in the English city of Salisbury . He told Britain's Sunday Times newspaper, the May government needs to pursue a "much more aggressive" and finely tuned campaign against "the Russians in the financial sphere".

World Former South African President Charged
Author: 0 Former South African President Charged

He said Thales "committed to cooperate pending the decision of the NDPP". NPA boss Shaun Abrahams announced on Friday afternoon that the NPA believes it can successfully prosecute Zuma. Zuma countered with his own legal challenges. Zuma's legal team is preparing a multi-pronged approach to keep him out of jail, including making another attempt to have the case struck off on the basis that he is unlikely to get a fair trial.

World 5 of family killed in Pakistani shelling in J&K's Poonch
Author: 0 5 of family killed in Pakistani shelling in J&K's Poonch

Mohammad Ramzan, his wife and three sons were killed, while his two daughters were injured. Two sisters were critically injured in the shelling and were airlifted to Jammu for treatment. "We need to get on the right track if we want to save the people of J&K", she said in another tweet, referring to the scene of the 2016 terror attack on an Air Force Station in Punjab.

World 1 dead, 1 injured after gunman opens fire at busy shopping mall
Author: 0 1 dead, 1 injured after gunman opens fire at busy shopping mall

While their identities have not been released, the two were a divorced couple with children in common. They've since confirmed one person is dead and another has been taken to hospital. A message left for the sheriff's department wasn't immediately returned. Portions of the mall reopened and were back in business by 4 p.m. The outdoor portion of the mall will remain closed indefinitely will police investigate.

Author: 0 Signatories Agree to Maintain Iran Nuclear Deal amid Trump Threats

Washington opposes the expiry over time of restrictions on Iran's nuclear enrichment program - stipulated in one of the deal's sunset clauses - and wants the U.N.to get greater powers to inspect Iran's military sites, too. It could also cause countries that weren't party to the deal to increase their sanctions on Iran. Iran has attracted just $25 billion in investment since the agreement was signed, significantly below expectations for an economy of its size.

World 'Poll results in UP proves people not happy with BJP'
Author: 0 'Poll results in UP proves people not happy with BJP'

Following SP's win in the by-polls, there has been much speculation about UP's two biggest regional parties joining hands to take on a formidable BJP in the 2019 general elections. Addressing a rally in Chandigarh, Mayawati said her party supported the SP candidates in Uttar Pradesh for the Lok Sabha by-polls in order to defeat the BJP.

World Fire danger in effect for much of SC
Author: 0 Fire danger in effect for much of SC

The high will be near 66 with an east southeast wind of 15 miles per hour, gusting as high as 25 miles per hour. A high temperature around 50 degrees is likely, with an overnight low around 41. Snow showers mixed with rain should gradually wrap up across the northeast plains. Another storm system moves in Sunday brining some rain and snow chances.

Author: 0 Russia threatens tit-for-tat expulsion of British diplomats

Russian Federation was slow to respond to May's decision, spending Thursday and Friday promising a swift and strong response . Peskov on Thursday said Russian President Vladimir Putin would ultimately choose the option that "most suits Moscow's interests".

World Russia Expels 23 British Diplomats, Escalating Row Over Ex-Spy's Poisoning
Author: 0 Russia Expels 23 British Diplomats, Escalating Row Over Ex-Spy's Poisoning

The Russian Foreign Ministry said Saturday, March 17, that "23 diplomatic personnel from the British Embassy in Moscow have been declared persona non grata" and have one week to leave. Mr Bristow, after leaving the meeting, said that the United Kingdom had no quarrel with the Russian people and would "always do what is necessary to defend ourselves".

World Residents Still Evacuated From 3300-Acre Fire
Author: 0 Residents Still Evacuated From 3300-Acre Fire

Residents who have been evacuated due to a fire along the El Paso-Pueblo County line can start returning to their homes, with the exception of three locations. The cause of the fire is under investigation. The firefighters then began attacking the fire line itself. The El Paso County Sheriff's Office says residents may go to the center for resources, fire information and other assistance.

World From Russian spy poisoning to diplomatic tensions
Author: 0 From Russian spy poisoning to diplomatic tensions

Mr Yakovenko said that Britain had put its weight behind an "anti-Russian campaign" as it tried to establish a new place for itself within Western society after European Union withdrawal. On Saturday, the Russian foreign ministry tweeted an RT interview with Alexander Shulgin, Russia's permanent representative to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), in which he suggested British authorities were "afraid".

World Britain's Claim Putin Ordered Ex-Spy Poisoning 'Unforgiveable': Russia
Author: 0 Britain's Claim Putin Ordered Ex-Spy Poisoning 'Unforgiveable': Russia

Putin's spokesman denounced the claim. The relationship between London and Moscow has crashed to a post-Cold War low over the attack involving a military-grade nerve agent on English soil. It said this was a response to Britain's "provocative actions" and "baseless accusations over the Salisbury incident". Experts say Russian Federation is the only-known maker of Novichok.

World Lalu at RIMS, verdict deferred
Author: 0 Lalu at RIMS, verdict deferred

A special CBI Judge Shiv Pal Singh on Wednesday put off verdict in the view of the counsel for Lalu Prasad filing a petition under 319 CrPC. Prasad's counsel said he had filed the petition yesterday and re-submitted it today after correcting some typographical mistakes.

World Man beheaded in Darbhanga: Giriraj Singh, Nityanand Rai meet victim's family
Author: 0 Man beheaded in Darbhanga: Giriraj Singh, Nityanand Rai meet victim's family

Ramchandra Yadav, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP ) supporter, was attacked in Bihar's Darbhanga district by almost 40 to 50 men with hockey sticks and swords, the victim's son Tej Narayan told NDTV . "They also tried to kill my brother", Ram Chandra Yadav's son Kamal Dev Yadav told reporters. "Yesterday, local RJD supporters, who had been opposed to naming of the square after Modi, tried to remove the plaque bearing the name of the square".

World Severe storms could bring hail and tornadoes through Monday
Author: 0 Severe storms could bring hail and tornadoes through Monday

This means scattered thunderstorms could bring strong winds in excess of 60 miles per hour, isolated tornadoes , and/or hail. Those storms race east into Georgia by early Monday morning. This would help trigger thunderstorm activity as the cold front of this system will move through the Valley Monday mid-afternoon into Monday late evening.

World Russian Federation expels British diplomats
Author: 0 Russian Federation expels British diplomats

The Labour leader also said the lack of British diplomacy over the Skripal case could lead to a " McCarthyite intolerance of dissent ". Theresa May announced a series of measures targeting Russian Federation on Wednesday. Lavrov said Britain's "boorish and unfounded" accusations against Russian Federation were meant to distract public attention from the troubled path toward Brexit.

World What to Expect From Talks With North Korea
Author: 0 What to Expect From Talks With North Korea

North Korea's Ri Yong Ho arrived in Stockholm on Thursday for talks with his Swedish counterpart Margot Wallstrom amid a flurry of diplomatic activity concerning the reclusive country and its nuclear ambitions. Trump responded with a surprise announcement that he was willing to meet Kim in a bid to resolve the crisis over North Korea's development of nuclear missiles capable of hitting the United States.

World Anderson Cooper Breaks Up with Longtime Boyfriend Benjamin Maisani
Author: 0 Anderson Cooper Breaks Up with Longtime Boyfriend Benjamin Maisani

Spies everywhere! Dailymail.co.uk got the scoop that the men are still living together as they report seeing both Both Cooper and Maisani leaving their home on Tuesday. Cooper also spends a lot of time with his good friend and co-host, Andy Cohen. In 2017, he told PEOPLE, "I'm definitely a workaholic". "He's never asked me not to go somewhere".

World Novichokolate from Putin? Graffiti irony near Russian embassy tackles nerve attack
Author: 0 Novichokolate from Putin? Graffiti irony near Russian embassy tackles nerve attack

Asked by a Reuters reporter in the Kazakh capital if Russia planned to expel British diplomats from Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov smiled and said: "We will, of course". Johnson said the attack on Skripal and his daughter with a military-grade nerve toxin was most likely ordered by Putin himself. That seems unlikely given that Russian Federation, like Britain and the United States, is a permanent member of the Security Council.

World Rihanna slams Snapchat for ad containing domestic violence joke
Author: 0 Rihanna slams Snapchat for ad containing domestic violence joke

It caught the attention of the USA users this week, causing the company to issue a public apology . Snapchat removed the ad earlier this week and released an apology, saying, "The advert was reviewed and approved in error , as it violates our advertising guidelines".

World 'Overwhelmingly likely' Putin ordered spy attack, says Boris Johnson
Author: 0 'Overwhelmingly likely' Putin ordered spy attack, says Boris Johnson

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. The diplomatic snit stems from the poisoning of Sergei Skripal, 66, and his daughter, Yulia, 33, who were found unconscious on a park bench in a shopping area in Salisbury, England, on March 4.

World IShares MSCI Malaysia ETF (EWM) Declines 0.03% for Mar 17
Author: 0 IShares MSCI Malaysia ETF (EWM) Declines 0.03% for Mar 17

The institutional investor purchased 4,528 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $292,000. Canandaigua National Bank & Trust Co. acquired a new position in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE Small-Cap ETF in the 4th quarter worth approximately $202,000.

World 'Constructive talks': N Korean and Swedish foreign ministers meet
Author: 0 'Constructive talks': N Korean and Swedish foreign ministers meet

This would bring Pyongyang the recognition and legitimacy it so desperately desires, and without having to make any prior commitment to denuclearization, which previous USA administrations have demanded. The preparatory South Korean committee also plans to suggest the sending of an artistic and taekwondo groups to the North in April. The two sides resumed talks Friday.

World 15 die as boat capsizes off Greece
Author: 0 15 die as boat capsizes off Greece

Since 2015, Europe has been experiencing its worst migration crisis in recent history, struggling to accommodate hundreds of thousands of refugees and migrants fleeing hostilities in the Middle Eastern and North African countries, with Italy and Greece being the main entry points.

World Top officials scramble to make Trump-Kim summit a reality
Author: 0 Top officials scramble to make Trump-Kim summit a reality

The ministry said ahead of the North Korean diplomat's visit that his meetings with Wallstrom would focus on " Sweden's consular responsibilities as a protecting power for the United States, Canada and Australia", but also would address the security situation on the Korean Peninsula.

World Mauritius President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim resigns following Financial Scandal
Author: 0 Mauritius President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim resigns following Financial Scandal

Local L'Express newspaper reported in February that the country's first female president, a renowned scientist, had used a credit card given to her by the Planet Earth Institute (PEI) in London to buy jewellery and clothes overseas. Ms Gurib-Fakim said earlier this week that she "inadvertently" used the credit card from the London-based Planet Earth Institute for "out-of-pocket" expenses of about 27,000 dollars (£19,360) and that she had refunded the money.

Author: 0 Britain's top diplomat says Russia's Vladimir Putin ordered ex-spy's poisoning

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said the United Kingdom government believes it "overwhelmingly likely" that Russian president Vladimir Putin ordered the nerve agent attack in England on a former double agent. In a separate action, the Trump administration issued sanctions on a number of Russian entities for a wide range of behavior, including attempts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election .

World Celebrity 'snake whisperer' Abu Zarin Hussin dies after cobra bite
Author: 0 Celebrity 'snake whisperer' Abu Zarin Hussin dies after cobra bite

Firemen in Malaysia are often called upon to deal with snakes that have invaded people's homes as there are 26 venomous terrestrial snakes with life-threatening bites in the country. Hussin, who had four pet snakes , told the BBC he was " very disappointed " by the reports . "Before I joined the Fire and Rescue Department, I was afraid of snakes and would avoid them".

World Trump prefers 'see-through' wall, views prototypes in California
Author: 0 Trump prefers 'see-through' wall, views prototypes in California

The president wrapped up the San Diego portion of his trip by speaking to troops at Miramar Air Station, telling them he plans to build up the military in the same way he plans to build up the wall. The president examined eight different styles of walls, prototypes for the barrier he promised to build to keep out illegal immigrants and drugs.

World United Nations launches $1bn appeal to care for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh
Author: 0 United Nations launches $1bn appeal to care for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

The UN says the funds will help about 1.3 million people. State Minister Alam was addressing the launching event of "Joint Response Plan for Rohingya Humanitarian Crisis", jointly organised by UNHCR, IOM and OCHA in Geneva on Friday. "We considered that the time is now appropriate to invite UNHCR and UNDP to be involved in the repatriation and resettlement process, as well as in carrying out activities supporting the livelihoods and development for all communities in Rakhine state", Myint ...

World Russian Federation announces retaliatory measures against Britain over spy attack row
Author: 0 Russian Federation announces retaliatory measures against Britain over spy attack row

Russia's Foreign Ministry also said it is closing the British Consulate General in St. Petersburg and the British Council in Russian Federation, a cultural institute, due to what it called "groundless accusations" by Britain. Russian Federation has complained that Britain has failed to provide any evidence of its involvement in the Salisbury attack and has said it is shocked and bemused by the allegations.

World Flake Flays Trump in New Hampshire
Author: 0 Flake Flays Trump in New Hampshire

The senator from Arizona, who was facing a tough re-election bid and decided not to run for a second term, isn't knocking down the idea of a presidential campaign, especially against a man who Flake has accused of "charting a very risky path" for the country.

World Having a Torturer Lead the Central Intelligence Agency
Author: 0 Having a Torturer Lead the Central Intelligence Agency

ProPublica initially reported on February 22, 2017-after Haspel was nominated to be CIA Deputy Director-that she oversaw the "black site" base in Thailand when Zubaydah, a suspected leader of the terror group al Qaeda, was waterboarded, and it also said she mocked his suffering.

World NCAA Tournament 2018, Arizona State vs Syracuse
Author: 0 NCAA Tournament 2018, Arizona State vs Syracuse

And if experience counts, the Bulls have a couple of key contributors in C.J. Massinburg and Nick Perkins - two first team all MAC performers who played under the pressure of the NCAA Tournament two years ago: They can give a little clue to their teammates of what the moment will be like.

World Thousands more Syrians flee their homes as two battles rage on
Author: 0 Thousands more Syrians flee their homes as two battles rage on

They carried blankets, bags, and suitcases on their shoulders, some of them weeping. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki An elderly woman sits in a wheelchair in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus , Syria March 15, 2018. Turkey's military has pushed the YPG militia back from the border and advanced on the western and eastern flanks of Afrin town itself. Turkish air and artillery strikes rained down overnight and in recent days, driving tens of thousands out of the main town, Kurdish ...

World US sanctions Russians over alleged vote meddling
Author: 0 US sanctions Russians over alleged vote meddling

The delay had led to questions over US President Donald Trump's willingness to punish Moscow. Mueller indicted 13 Russians and three Russian entities last month on accusations that they interfered with American elections and political processes, starting in 2014.

World Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats
Author: 0 Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats

British Ambassador Laurie Bristow said the appalling attack on Britain used a chemical weapon developed in Russian Federation and not declared at the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, as Russian Federation is obliged to do under the Chemical Weapons Convention.