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World Toddler dies after vanishing while playing with older sibling in Colorado
Author: 0 Toddler dies after vanishing while playing with older sibling in Colorado

It would take almost four hours for Coloradans across the state to be alerted that the toddler was missing via an Amber Alert that was sent out just before 9:30 p.m. No information was released regarding where and what time the boy was found. An Amber Alert has been issued. The vehicle of interest is a white-panel van with no back windows.

World Vladimir Putin far ahead in fraud-tainted Russian vote
Author: 0 Vladimir Putin far ahead in fraud-tainted Russian vote

The Kremlin needs a high turnout to add greater legitimacy to a new term for Putin, who is already Russian Federation s longest serving leader since Joseph Stalin . To Russians, Putin's biggest victory in 18 years in power was annexing Crimea and crushing Ukraine's ambitions to move closer to the European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.

World Race 3: Meet Salman Khan As Sikander. He's 'Selfless Over Selfish'
Author: 0 Race 3: Meet Salman Khan As Sikander. He's 'Selfless Over Selfish'

Eid 2018 release". Salman Khan , is now the face of " Race 3 ". Named Sikhander, the new member of Race team is apparently "Selfless over Selfish" as quoted by the actor himself. "We are very psyched about the action we will be doing and the twists and turns in the film", Jacqueline earlier told news agency IANS. Popular choreographer-dancer Remo D'Souza is helming the multi-starrer.

World Pawan Demands Probe Into Naidu Assets!
Author: 0 Pawan Demands Probe Into Naidu Assets!

In last four years, I have raised this point with Chandrababu Naidu , but he doesn't seem serious about looking into the problem. Asserting that he is fighting for the rights of Andhra Pradesh, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Monday alleged that the BJP is trying to suppress his voice.

World Mohammed bin Salman: Only death can stop me from ruling
Author: 0 Mohammed bin Salman: Only death can stop me from ruling

The 32-year-old heir to the throne, who will soon arrive in the United States, discussed a variety of topics, including his stance on gender equality, the anti-corruption crackdown, bombing in Yemen, the conflict with Iran and the fact he bought a $500 million luxury yacht and a $300 million French chateau while preaching austerity at home.

World Commons: UK should extend Brexit talks
Author: 0 Commons: UK should extend Brexit talks

It declares: "We suggest the time has come for the Commission to put an end to cheap political posturing and to start safeguarding the interests of working people right across Europe by coming to "a new deep and special partnership" that our Prime Minister has proposed ".

World China appoints US-trained economist head of central bank
Author: 0 China appoints US-trained economist head of central bank

Yi and Liu have a close working relationship, policy insiders said, forged as Liu headed the General Office of the ruling Communist Party's Central Leading Group for Financial and Economic Affairs, while Yi was its deputy head. Yi received his Ph.D. from the University of IL and taught at Indiana University. Zhou, who is retiring after a record 15 years in the post, is the most prominent Chinese figure in global finance.

World Madhuri Skips Jacqueline's Ek Do Teen
Author: 0 Madhuri Skips Jacqueline's Ek Do Teen

And now 30 years later, Jacqueline Fernandez plays the new age Mohini in Ahmed Khan's Baaghi 2 . While initially choreographed by Saroj Khan, this time Ganesh Acharya who was also one of the background dancers in the Tezaab song - is doing the honors.

World Karnataka government agrees to grant Lingayats religious minority status
Author: 0 Karnataka government agrees to grant Lingayats religious minority status

The decision had been anticipated for quite some time but the timing is interesting, as it has been taken close to the dawn of assembly elections in the state. The BJP's chief ministerial candidate, BS Yeddyurappa, is a Lingayat . During his recent visit to Karnataka, BJP president Amit Shah downplayed the issues of a separate flag and separate religion status for Lingayats, terming these as a "political game" being played by the Congress.

World White House: Trump to seek death penalty for drug dealers
Author: 0 White House: Trump to seek death penalty for drug dealers

Mr Trump raised the issue of using the death penalty for drug dealers at a rally in Pennsylvania earlier this month. Senior White House officials said Sunday evening that the death penalty would be sought "when it's appropriate under current law", yet they could not offer any examples and referred questions to the Justice Department for its legal analysis.

World Threats made to schools across Lancashire
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A large number of schools across Cambridgeshire received bomb threats this morning (March 19). The schools received an email threatening an explosive had been placed on their grounds and would be detonated if a cash payment was not received.

Author: 0 Russian Elections: Putin Stays In Kremlin Till 2024

More than 55.4 mln people voted for Putin, while over 8.54 mln supported Grudinin and around 4.1 mln voted in Zhirinovsky's favor. The elections "were to some extent unfair and undemocratic", he said. Putin unveiled plans for new nuclear arsenal just before the election. Britain and Russian Federation are also locked in a diplomatic dispute over the spy poisoning incident, and Washington is eyeing new sanctions on Moscow over allegations it interfered in the 2016 USA presidential ...

World Russian presidential election sees 51.9% turnout
Author: 0 Russian presidential election sees 51.9% turnout

Vladimir Putin is set to extend his power in Russian Federation for another six years after winning Sunday's presidential election with the majority of the vote, exit polls show. Since first being elected president in 2000, Putin has stamped his total authority on the world's biggest country, muzzling opposition, putting television under state control and reasserting Moscow's standing overseas.

Author: 0 United Airlines flight diverted after third pet incident in a week

Of course, this all comes after perhaps United's greatest public relations firestorm in a year, after a flight attendant apparently ordered a mother to place her black mesh dog carrier-containing a 10-month old French bulldog puppy named Kokito-in an overhead bin.

World Nice Weather on Monday, Snow Potential for Tuesday
Author: 0 Nice Weather on Monday, Snow Potential for Tuesday

I hate to break it to you but it looks like more of the same this next week when it comes to the weather. The American, or GFS model, is also in agreement with this track, but with slightly less precipitation. AccuWeather's forecast differs only citing a possibility of snow accumulation. Now it appears that rain and snow will remain the story most if not all of this next week.

World Lalu Prasad convicted in another fodder scam case
Author: 0 Lalu Prasad convicted in another fodder scam case

This fourth case is to do with fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 3.13 crore from the treasury of Dumka, which is now in Jharkhand, but was in Bihar when Lalu was chief minister. A special CBI court had sentenced Lalu to three-and-a-half years in jail and fined him Rs 10 lakh in the second fodder scam case on 6 January. So far, the court has given its verdict in four cases.

World Southeast Asia, Australia
Author: 0 Southeast Asia, Australia "Gravely" Concerned By North Korean Weapons

Lee and Turnbull urged ASEAN to put its weight behind the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, a China-backed alternative to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade pact. They will also start a workshop on using electronic evidence in investigations and prosecutions of terrorism and transnational crime. The focus on clandestine internet activity is being driven by concerns that ISIL operatives retreating from conventional battle in Northern Iraq and Syria might use technology to ...

World Kim Jong-un envoy sent to Finland for talks with Team Trump
Author: 0 Kim Jong-un envoy sent to Finland for talks with Team Trump

McMaster met his South Korean and Japanese counterparts, Chung Eui-yong and Shotaro Yachi, in San Francisco for talks over the weekend on denuclearization and the summits, South Korea's presidential office said in a statement. North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho just wrapped up a three-day visit to Sweden, which acts as an intermediary for the US with North Korea, with which the USA has no formal diplomatic relations.

World Turkish-led forces in control of Syria's Afrin city
Author: 0 Turkish-led forces in control of Syria's Afrin city

Turkey launched an offensive against the YPG on January 20 to clear Afrin . Speaking about the capture of Kafr Batna, al-Shami of the Syrian Civil Defense said people " fled in the streets not knowing in which direction to go". Hevi Mustafa, a senior civic official, said people fled the main town to other Kurdish-held parts of the region and to government territory. Turkish air and artillery strikes rained down overnight and in recent days, driving tens of thousands out of the main ...

World Congress Questioned Existence Of Lord Ram, Now Identifying Itself With Pandavas: BJP
Author: 0 Congress Questioned Existence Of Lord Ram, Now Identifying Itself With Pandavas: BJP

The proposal was adopted with a consensus by raising of hands. Seeking to inspire the party rank and file, he said: "Congress workers will show in 2019 how party fights an election and wins it". "Fight (among yourselves), but after the elections. The most corrupt man in cricket, his name is also the same (Lalit Modi) as our PM". "Nobody can silence us", Gandhi said attacking the PM and his party at the Centre.

World Austin police don't say if blast is related to others
Author: 0 Austin police don't say if blast is related to others

Police are still investigating the cause of the explosion and advised that people living within a half-mile radius of the explosion to stay indoors until "at least daylight". Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has also offered an additional $15,000 for any tips leading to an arrest. "We are listening and we want to understand what brought you to this point, and we want to listen to you, so please call us", Manley pleaded.

World NSW maths teacher loses out on $1m prize
Author: 0 NSW maths teacher loses out on $1m prize

An art and textiles teacher from a school in Brent, north-west London, has won a million-dollar global prize for her commitment to her students . May, in a video message broadcast at the gala event, said: "Being a great teacher requires resilience, ingenuity, and a generous heart". Andria Zafirakou has won the fourth annual Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize worth one million dollars.

World Lok Sabha showdown likely today on no-trust move
Author: 0 Lok Sabha showdown likely today on no-trust move

The majority, which the BJP had, is getting reduced as the party has lost 10 Lok Sabha seats in bypolls in the last one year, Reddy said. "Unless the House is in order, I will not be able to count the numbers of those who support it", Speaker Mahajan said.

World Putin cruises to landslide election win
Author: 0 Putin cruises to landslide election win

People walk passed the British Consulate General, in St.Petersburg, Russia , Saturday, March 17, 2018. The poisoning prompted Britain to announce the expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats, with Moscow saying it would reciprocate by expelling the same number of British diplomats.

World Nancy Pelosi's days in leadership are numbered
Author: 0 Nancy Pelosi's days in leadership are numbered

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is not anxious about Republican campaign attacks against her stirring up enough opposition among Democratic candidates to impact her future as Democratic leader. Bill PascrellWilliam (Bill) James PascrellLawmakers call on Trump to preserve NAFTA Dems vow to repeal parts of GOP tax law Shutdown fight turns ugly as both sides dig in MORE (D-N.J.).

World Russia secretly stockpiling illegal chemical weapons: Johnson
Author: 0 Russia secretly stockpiling illegal chemical weapons: Johnson

He said "they have been producing and stockpiling Novichok, contrary to what they have been saying". A Foreign Office spokesman dismissed the claims as "nonsense". Authorities are investigating whether the nerve agent used in the attack was administered via the ventilation system in Russian Mr Skripal's auto, Sky sources have confirmed.

World Ola, Uber drivers strike: Major impact unlikely
Author: 0 Ola, Uber drivers strike: Major impact unlikely

They will protest along with their families outside the offices of Uber and Ola, Naik told DNA earlier. The strike has been called by the Maharashtra Navnirman Vahtuk Sena, an offshoot of MNS, in Mumbai as well as other Metro cities.

World Russian Federation says over 20000 people have left Syria's Eastern Ghouta on Sunday
Author: 0 Russian Federation says over 20000 people have left Syria's Eastern Ghouta on Sunday

He added that the operations of the army are ongoing at the same pace, accompanied by intensive cover fire and artillery support to wrest control over the two towns from terrorist organizations of Jabhat Nusra and Faylaq al-Rahman. A child sleeps in a bag in the village of Beit Sawa, eastern Ghouta, Syria March 15, 2018. But a general evacuation of civilians and rebels was not on the table, he said.

World GOP lawmakers warn Trump against firing Mueller
Author: 0 GOP lawmakers warn Trump against firing Mueller

With the abrupt firing of former deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe on Friday, the end game of the struggle between President Trump and the "resistance" has now begun in earnest. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, said he wouldn't "advocate" for the firing but expressed concern on the scope of Mueller's investigation. The US President fired off a series of tweets on Saturday evening and Sunday morning aimed at the team of Special Counsel Robert Mueller .

World Preliminary Results Say Putin Won Presidential Elections
Author: 0 Preliminary Results Say Putin Won Presidential Elections

Director of the Lenin State Farm Pavel Grudinin, nominated by the Communist Party of Russia, is second with 11.92%, while leader of the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (LDPR) Vladimir Zhirinovsky is third with 5.77%. Crimea and Russia's subsequent support of separatists in eastern Ukraine led to an array of US and European sanctions that, along with falling oil prices, damaged the Russian economy and slashed the ruble's value by half.

World Syria Army in Control of 70% of Eastern Ghouta
Author: 0 Syria Army in Control of 70% of Eastern Ghouta

Eastern Ghouta , a 105-square-km agricultural region consisting of several towns and farmlands, poses the last threat to the capital due to its proximity to government-controlled neighbourhoods east of Damascus and ongoing mortar attacks that target residential areas in the capital, pushing people over the edge.

World Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats in escalating spy dispute
Author: 0 Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats in escalating spy dispute

The response comes amid a deterioration of London-Moscow relations over the consequent British punitive measures against Russia and the former Russian spy attack row. With Russian help, Syrian forces have stepped up their offensive on rebel-held areas in recent days, leaving many dead. The organization has been operating in Russian Federation ever since the fall of the Soviet Union.

World At least 13 injured after auto drives into United Kingdom nightclub
Author: 0 At least 13 injured after auto drives into United Kingdom nightclub

A clip posted on social media showed a 4X4 entering a marquee at the club in Gravesend, in the footage the car's headlights are on, while people are gathered on a dancefloor. Kent Police were called to Blake's, a dance and night club, at 11:47 p.m. on Saturday, after "a number of people" were injured when a auto drove into the nightclub building, officials said in a statement.

World Russian presidential election: Voting begins as Putin eyes yet another term
Author: 0 Russian presidential election: Voting begins as Putin eyes yet another term

Among Putin's challengers is Ksenia Sobchak, a 36-year-old TV host who has campaigned on a liberal platform and criticized Putin's policies. US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Wednesday that her country believed Russian Federation was responsible for the attack, adding it was a crime worthy of UN Security Council action.

World Russia votes but outcome is clear: 6 more years of Putin
Author: 0 Russia votes but outcome is clear: 6 more years of Putin

His critics have called the election a farce and urged voters to boycott, but millions of Russians hail the 65-year-old former KGB officer for defending their proud nation from a hostile outside world. In the meantime, the presidential election was held at three polling stations in Serbia with a record high voter turnout, Russian Ambassador to Serbia Alexander Chepurin said.

World Conservative firebrand McDaniel switches Mississippi Senate races
Author: 0 Conservative firebrand McDaniel switches Mississippi Senate races

Roger Wicker , R-Miss. - and will run instead in the special election to replace retiring Republican Sen. "If we unite the party now and consolidate our resources, we can guarantee Donald Trump will have a fighter who will stand with him". According to published reports, the governor is not planning to appoint McDaniel, despite calls to do so from McDaniel's supporters. That election is scheduled for November.

World Mini Beast from the East brings Gravesend and Dartford snow
Author: 0 Mini Beast from the East brings Gravesend and Dartford snow

Staying cold with a frost affecting most parts. The Met Office issued yellow - be aware - weather warning of snow and ice across the capital until 11.55pm. "The best way to describe this is as a real return to wintry conditions", Met Office meteorologist Mark Wilson said. Although sunshime was promised, London has been pelted by snow showers throughout the day.

World Britain Accuses Russia of Secretly Stockpiling Deadly Nerve Agent Used in Attack
Author: 0 Britain Accuses Russia of Secretly Stockpiling Deadly Nerve Agent Used in Attack

Kiev has said Russians living in Ukraine would not be able to vote as access to Moscow's diplomatic missions would be blocked. The British Council is a cultural institute with artistic, language and educational programs. Mr Chizhov told the BBC that Mr Skripal could "rightly be referred to as a traitor" but "from the legal point of view the Russian state had nothing against him".

Author: 0 Jay Weatherill to stand down as Labor leader after SA election loss

Australia's most successful Paralympian is vying for a victory of a different kind this weekend - to secure a seat in the South Australian parliament. Across the state, SA Best polled only about 14 per cent of primary votes, but Mr Xenophon said his candidates are still a chance in the seats of Finniss and Heysen.

World Powerball jackpot ticket worth $457M sold
Author: 0 Powerball jackpot ticket worth $457M sold

A single ticket sold in Pennsylvania won a Powerball jackpot worth an estimated $456.7 million in Saturday night's drawing, the lottery announced. The other tickets are worth $1 million. Powerball's jackpot hit a record $1.6 billion in January 2016, when three winning tickets were sold in Florida, California and Tennessee. If you missed out on Saturday's prize, you have another chance to win big in Tuesday's $377 million Mega Millions drawing.

World Spy poisoning: May says state-sponsored attacks unacceptable
Author: 0 Spy poisoning: May says state-sponsored attacks unacceptable

Bristow told reporters afterwards that Britain had only expelled the Russian diplomats after Moscow had failed to explain how the nerve toxin had got to Salisbury. Moscow responded on Saturday by expelling 23 British diplomats from Moscow in a tit-for-tat measure. According to Petrov, Russia's sharp reaction to the measures taken by the United Kingdom government are meant for the domestic audience and are supposed to boost the Russian president's image as a leader who "demonstrates Russia's ...

World Modi govt has mismanaged the Kashmir issue like never before
Author: 0 Modi govt has mismanaged the Kashmir issue like never before

Singh also touched on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir, "Modi Government has mismanaged Jammu and Kashmir like never before". The BJP , however, advocates use of force to suppress negative sentiment against the Indian government. "It is as much in the interest of Pakistan as in the interest of India that our two countries must sort out all problems sitting together peacefully and give up this path of support of terrorist elements emanating from across the border, he noted.

World Russian Federation has been stockpiling nerve agent used on former spy
Author: 0 Russian Federation has been stockpiling nerve agent used on former spy

Boris Johnson confirmed the United Kingdom will submit a sample of the nerve agent to the Organisation for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) for it to carry out its own tests. A Russian scientist disclosed details of a secret program to manufacture the military-grade nerve agents in the 1990s, and later published the formula.

Author: 0 Corker Thinks Trump Will Pull Out of Iran Deal

The proposal is part of an European Union strategy to save the accord signed by world powers that curbs Tehran's ability to develop nuclear weapons, namely by showing US President Donald Trump that there are other ways to counter Iranian power overseas.

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 ...