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World Trump, Putin Speak; Kremlin Says Call Was Congratulatory
Author: 0 Trump, Putin Speak; Kremlin Says Call Was Congratulatory

Even members of President Donald Trump's own party are criticizing him for congratulating Vladimir Putin on winning Sunday's election. "I suspect that we will probably be meeting in the not too distant future to discuss the arms race, which is getting out of control".

World Myanmar President, Suu Kyi's close political ally Htin Kyaw resigns
Author: 0 Myanmar President, Suu Kyi's close political ally Htin Kyaw resigns

MYANMAR'S president and Aung San Suu Kyi's right-hand man, U Htin Kyaw, stepped down today after two years in the position, said his office. Myanmar's President Htin Kyaw looks down as he leaves a joint press conference with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (unseen) at the Prime Minister's official residence in Tokyo, Japan December 14, 2017.

World Sunken WWII ship on which 5 brothers died discovered in Pacific
Author: 0 Sunken WWII ship on which 5 brothers died discovered in Pacific

Allen said the ship, which is named the R/V Petrel , first identified the ship using sonar on March 17, and a day later used an remotely operated underwater vehicle to confirm that the wreckage was the USS Juneau . Once it became public knowledge that the famous five had been killed in action, they became national heroes and the family received condolences from President Franklin D.

World Ukrainian pilot blamed for MH17 downing 'kills himself'
Author: 0 Ukrainian pilot blamed for MH17 downing 'kills himself'

Also, Voloshyn's wife and two children were in his apartment at the time of his suicide attempt, casting doubt on the idea that the gunshot was actually inflicted by an assassin. A colleague of his, Evgeni Agapov, told Russian Federation that Voloshyn accidentally shot down the Malaysia Airlines flight , because he confused the aircraft with another plane, according to the Telegraaf.

World Mohammed Bhai Says,
Author: 0 Mohammed Bhai Says, "Shami Not Involved In Match-Fixing"

This came in after Alishba released her first statement in regards to this ongoing controversy claiming herself to be a just another fan of Shami . "If I wanted name and fame, I would have pursued my career". I have never met any woman called Alishba in my life. "I appeal to the people, to the BCCI, to the anti-corruption [department] that I am with them in this investigation...

World Live football score, Bengaluru FC vs Chennaiyin FC, Indian Super League final
Author: 0 Live football score, Bengaluru FC vs Chennaiyin FC, Indian Super League final

What will also be interesting that there will be a clash of footballing intelligence or culture as there are many Tamil-speaking people in the city of Bangalore who will be rooting for Chennaiyin. On the other hand, Chennaiyin FC will be looking to repeat their success. This is already their second final and they have done well in the league in the past.

World Easter egg hunt comes to Peckover House in Wisbech
Author: 0 Easter egg hunt comes to Peckover House in Wisbech

Annual Easter Egg Hunt will begin at 10 a.m., followed by a second hunt at 11 a.m. Children are grouped by age and eggs are on a first-come, first-served basis. The Easter Bunny will make a special appearance so that moms and dads can take the flawless Easter Photo with the bunny. The Easter egg hunt promises to be lots of fun for children said organiser Diane Smith.

World Los Alamitos rejects CA state sanctuary law
Author: 0 Los Alamitos rejects CA state sanctuary law

According to CNBC , more Californians are relocating out of the state than are moving in, particularly among middle-class residents abandoning the Golden State and finding refuge in Arizona, Nevada, and Texas. Mary Hanes, a 61-year-old retail clerk having lunch at Katella Bakery & Deli, said the city is being "bullied to get with the program". "I'm not anti-immigrant.

World US, South Korean Defense Chiefs agree to resume combined exercises
Author: 0 US, South Korean Defense Chiefs agree to resume combined exercises

It said North Korea had been notified of the schedule "as well as the defensive nature" of the exercises. The South Koreans said the postponement was part of an effort to reduce tensions with North Korea and help ensure a successful Olympics, while United States officials maintained the postponement was due to logistics and a need to "de-conflict" the exercise with the Olympic Games.

World Video Captures Containership Collision at Karachi Port
Author: 0 Video Captures Containership Collision at Karachi Port

A representative in Karachi for Tolten's insurer, Britannia Steamship Insurance Association, confirmed that a collision involving the two vessels had taken place. During Tuesday's operation , the divers tied the ropes around 12 containers which will be taken out with the help of a crane today (Wednesday), port sources informed Geo News.

World Cleveland man plays Russian Roulette with woman as she held their toddler
Author: 0 Cleveland man plays Russian Roulette with woman as she held their toddler

Smalley, who shared the video in an attempt to raise awareness of the reality of street harassment, concludes her post by urging men and women alike to step up and help those who are clearly being targeted. "Because honestly I felt super scared for a moment". "My son woke me on Monday just after 7 am because he could see feet next to our vehicle in the yard from the top floor".

World Stephen Curry (Ankle) Targeting Return on Friday
Author: 0 Stephen Curry (Ankle) Targeting Return on Friday

SAN ANTONIO - Manu Ginobili flipped his palms up toward the ceiling and shrugged at the suggestion the Spurs might feel sympathy for the banged-up Golden State Warriors . This is welcome news for Golden State with so many other key players out. The Warriors rank well in points per game (#1), field goal percentage (#1) and three point percentage (#1).

World Pro-life pregnancy centers shouldn't be forced to promote abortion
Author: 0 Pro-life pregnancy centers shouldn't be forced to promote abortion

The disclaimers are created to prevent pro-life centers from even telling women that the centers exist, and the disclaimers wrongly imply that the centers should have a license - when that's just not true. By the statute's terms, all ads run by such a clinic must include the required disclosure, in a font that is the same size as the other text of the ad.

World Minneapolis cop Mohamed Noor charged with murder in Justine Damond shooting
Author: 0 Minneapolis cop Mohamed Noor charged with murder in Justine Damond shooting

Earlier this year, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman convened a grand jury to pin down officer statements under oath and to run his case past the jurors before making a final charging decision. Though the officers were wearing body cameras, they did not turn them on before the shooting, and the squad auto camera did not capture the incident, investigators said.

World Ben Carson suggests wife made decision to purchase $31000 dining set
Author: 0 Ben Carson suggests wife made decision to purchase $31000 dining set

He also defended his wife's involvement in the selection of the furniture, saying that she chose the style and color but that they told staff they were unhappy with the price . Carson also said that once he was made aware of the prohibitive dining-set cost, he nixed the purchase immediately. In comments flagged CBS reporter Katie Watson , Carson said the final decision was left up to her.

World President Trump expanding his legal team
Author: 0 President Trump expanding his legal team

Democrats said it was nothing but an effort to undermine McCabe as a possible witness in the Mueller probe, dealing with possible obstruction of justice by the President. Cobb's statement came after Trump earlier in the day criticized Mueller's probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. The tweet marks one of the first times that Trump has mentioned special counsel Robert Mueller by name.

World Is President Trump's Tariff Package Against China Feasible?
Author: 0 Is President Trump's Tariff Package Against China Feasible?

Given estimates that China's IP theft costs the U.S. hundreds of billions of dollars annually, most economists and strategists agree that the expected tariff action could have been much more severe. The steel tariffs are a second punch to a homebuilding industry already dealing with the fallout from Trump's 21 percent tariff on timber imported from Canada.

World McCain Blasts Trump for Congratulating Putin on Election Win
Author: 0 McCain Blasts Trump for Congratulating Putin on Election Win

In a statement , McCain called Trump's phone call to Putin an insult to "every Russian citizen who was denied the right to vote in a free and fair election to determine their country's future". The administration also ripped Russia last week over allegations that Moscow was behind the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy with a military-grade nerve agent on British soil.

World At least 35 killed in Damascus market shelling - health official
Author: 0 At least 35 killed in Damascus market shelling - health official

Recapturing eastern Ghouta , a short drive away from the Syrian capital, would mark the biggest victory yet for President Bashar Assad in the country's civil war. State media gave no further details. UNICEF spokeswoman Marixie Mercado said the agency hadn't been able to deliver health and nutrition supplies to the district in 20 days, and water trucks had stopped deliveries since Thursday.

World Republicans tell Trump: Lay off Mueller _ but take no action
Author: 0 Republicans tell Trump: Lay off Mueller _ but take no action

A spokesperson for House Speaker Paul Ryan affirmed only that "Mr. Mueller and his team should be able to do their job". "I think the White House has said 10 times , maybe more , that they're not going to fire Robert Mueller ". In a news conference Tuesday morning, Ryan said he has been assured that Mueller's firing is not being discussed, although he declined to elaborate on who provided that assurance.

World So much for spring ... snow likely this evening
Author: 0 So much for spring ... snow likely this evening

On the Met Office website, it says: "Ice is likely to form on some untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths". Several Washington-area school districts closed early or canceled afternoon and evening activities as the snowy weather began to arrive, and the forecast made it reasonable to predict that most would be closed Wednesday .

World Stormy Daniels passed lie-detector test about Trump affair
Author: 0 Stormy Daniels passed lie-detector test about Trump affair

Daniels contends she isn't bound by the agreement to keep quiet about her alleged relationship with Donald Trump because Trump never signed it. Ms. "Where are his test results claiming otherwise?" It was given to CNN by Michael Avenatti , Daniels" attorney and contains three pertinent questions: "Around July 2006, did you have vaginal intercourse with Donald Trump? ", "Around July 2006, did you have unprotected sex with Donald Trump? " and "Did Trump say you would get on "The ...

World Red Arrows jet with two on board crashes at RAF base
Author: 0 Red Arrows jet with two on board crashes at RAF base

The air force is investigating - but no details have been given yet on the condition of the crew on board. Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson said: "Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and colleagues of the RAF engineer at this incredibly sad time".

World Trump not above law, faces defamation trial
Author: 0 Trump not above law, faces defamation trial

The suit, filed in January 2017, alleged that Trump harmed her reputation by essentially calling her a liar. "Nothing in the supremacy clause of the United States Constitution even suggests that the president can not be called to account before a state court for wrongful conduct that bears no relationship to any executive responsibility", Schechter said .

World A new bomb: Package on way to Austin explodes, 1 hurt
Author: 0 A new bomb: Package on way to Austin explodes, 1 hurt

A worker was injured when a package exploded at a FedEx shipping facility, half an hour outside of San Antonio , media reported. Investigators work at the scene of a bomb explosion on Dawn Song Drive in Austin , Texas, March 19, 2018. It's the fifth explosion of a device either in Austin or meant to be delivered there. The CEO of FedEx said, "We must continuously improve practices and procedures that make our workplace even safer for our employees".

World Mysterious 'sea creature' washes up on beach baffling locals
Author: 0 Mysterious 'sea creature' washes up on beach baffling locals

Altamaha-ha is said to be 30-feet long, with flippers like a seal, much like the carcass found on the beach. Speaking to News 4 Jax , he said that it resembled "more of the Loch Ness Monster" than anything else. However, Dan Ashe, the director of the US Fish and Wildlife Services, was more reserved in his conjecture when he told the outlet that sometimes basking sharks can begin to resemble Plesiosaurs as their bodies decompose.

World 3 injured, including shooter, in high school shooting in Maryland
Author: 0 3 injured, including shooter, in high school shooting in Maryland

The shooter is dead, law-enforcement officials said . "I just thank god I'm safe", said Rhames, 18. The shooting comes a few weeks after a threat against the school circulated on SnapChat and other social media platforms. She was getting out of her vehicle when other students came running from the school building, screaming and yelling. This weekend, thousands of students are expected to flood Washington for the " March for Our Lives ", a nationwide protest to demand an end to mass ...

World Two dead after shooting outside bowling alley
Author: 0 Two dead after shooting outside bowling alley

Speaking with reporters Sunday, police said the two did not know each other. "Mr. Ngo was the intended target", said Det. They say Ngo was targeted and that Ms. Douglas-Cook said it is too early to say if the shooting victims were targeted and police have not yet determined a motive for the killings. Post-mortem examinations are scheduled for Sunday.

World Vernal Equinox 2018: Satellite Sees First Day of Spring
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That puts the sun high in our sky at its maximum separation north of the celestial equator, making our days much longer than our nights. The spring equinox was a symbol of renewal and rebirth, and in Italy it was celebrated by planting garden and flower seeds, which is still a custom around Sicily.

World Alia Bhatt injured on the sets of 'Brahmastra' in Bulgaria
Author: 0 Alia Bhatt injured on the sets of 'Brahmastra' in Bulgaria

She's been told to rest for a couple of weeks and has her arm in a sling. Alia Bhatt is doing these days in Bulgaria to shoot her next film " Brahmastra ". The film team had arranged for celebration. In a recent interview , Alia had said that the shooting schedule is very tiring due to which, inspite of being injured, the actress cannot return home.

World Women are absolutely equal to men: Saudi crown prince
Author: 0 Women are absolutely equal to men: Saudi crown prince

Energy Secretary Rick Perry traveled last month to London to discuss a deal that would allow the U.S.to sell nuclear reactors to Saudi Arabia . Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , also said his country would acquire a nuclear weapon "as soon as possible" if Iran built one, Irish Times reported.

World Rath yatra may spark communal strife: MLAs
Author: 0 Rath yatra may spark communal strife: MLAs

Political observers are arguing that by permitting the yatra to pass through the state, AIADMK's government is trying to appease the Narendra Modi's government at the Centre, despite the traditional atheist politics in the state. Palaniswami on Tuesday rejected the demand of the DMK and Congress for banning the Ram Rajya Rath Yatra in Tamil Nadu, saying that all religions had equal rights and it was the duty of the government to protect the democratic right.

World New tact: USA eyes 'religious pressure' to bring Taliban to peace talks
Author: 0 New tact: USA eyes 'religious pressure' to bring Taliban to peace talks

They met at the Naval Observatory residence of Pence on Friday. No group , including the Taliban, have claimed responsibility for the blast so far. Abbasi also held a brief meeting with senior United States lawmakers where they discussed regarding the close proximity being shared by Pakistan and China.

World Last male white rhino is put down
Author: 0 Last male white rhino is put down

Ol Pejeta, the Kenya Wildlife Service and veterinarians at Dvůr Králové Zoo in the Czech Republic made a decision to euthanize him. Now we only have two white female rhinos remaining making breeding more hard. More: World's last male northern white rhino is gravely ill. In a try to preserve the species, genetic material was collected from Sudan before he was euthanised.

World Vladimir Put-in Russian President's seat for record fourth term
Author: 0 Vladimir Put-in Russian President's seat for record fourth term

Navalny has called for a boycott of the election since he was squeezed out of the race. She said those alleging the election was rigged were biased against Russian Federation. Voters tweeted pictures of Russians dressed in novelty costumes as they cast their ballots. "It's not something you can argue about", she said at a cafe Saturday.

World AIADMK leader Sasikala seeks parole to attend husband's funeral
Author: 0 AIADMK leader Sasikala seeks parole to attend husband's funeral

He had been suffering since. Sasikala is now serving a four-year sentence since February 15 last year after the Supreme Court upheld her conviction in a corruption case. Sasikala, however, has to remain in Thanjavur and cannot go to Chennai . Sasikala was asked to leave Poes Garden. "A 15-day parole has been granted (to Sasikala) with a slew of conditions", Jail Superintendent of Parappana Agrahara Central Jail Somashekhar told PTI .

World Consider new sanctions on Iran
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The European step came hours after Republican Senator Bob Corker, chairman of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said he expects President Donald Trump to pull out of the Iran deal in May. Steinitz said the global community should no longer tolerate issues that are not in the deal, such as Iran's aggressive takeover of countries in the region and its support for terrorism.

World Britain, EU reach transition deal
Author: 0 Britain, EU reach transition deal

During this period Britain will be able to negotiate and sign trade deals with other countries while remaining covered by European Union common trade policy. European Union and British negotiators would start working on a legally binding text on a so-called "backstop" arrangement "sooner rather than later", he said, after the United Kingdom renewed its commitment to this scenario in a fresh Brexit deal with the European Union yesterday.

World Nancy Pelosi fends off criticism that Democrats need new leadership
Author: 0 Nancy Pelosi fends off criticism that Democrats need new leadership

Some of his views, such as favoring Mr. Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs, represent breaks with old establishment Democratic positions. Trump had appeared at a rally for Saccone over the weekend. The committee Republicans' swallowing Nunes' open alliance with the White House to save President's skin is without parallel, starting with his infamous midnight ride to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

World Nigeria's Plateau United Knocked Out — CAF Champions League
Author: 0 Nigeria's Plateau United Knocked Out — CAF Champions League

Two-African champions Enyimba showed their supremacy and experience by edging out Energie FC of Benin Republic 2-0 in their CAF Confederation Cup first leg tie last week in Cotonou. MFM FC will now drop to compete in the CAF Confederation Cup final round of the qualifiers. Enyimba were the last Nigerian club to feature in the group stage of the competition in 2016.

World Trump prepared to hit China with $60B in annual tariffs
Author: 0 Trump prepared to hit China with $60B in annual tariffs

Investigating technology and intellectual property policies and practices is critically important to our innovative economy. A coalition of industry groups from across the USA economy have written to President Donald Trump urging him not to slap new tariffs on China .

World Swaraj confirms 39 Indians missing in Iraq have been killed by ISIS
Author: 0 Swaraj confirms 39 Indians missing in Iraq have been killed by ISIS

The government had for years insisted they were believed still alive and the latest announcement sparked criticism from some relatives of the dead. "They should apologise to the nation and family members of the dead, majority who hailed from Punjab", Aman Arora, AAP MLA and senior leader, told The Hindu .