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World Pennsylvania's Rep. Ryan Costello will not seek reelection
Author: 0 Pennsylvania's Rep. Ryan Costello will not seek reelection

Costello also lambasted the Pennsylvania Supreme Court for its decision in January to alter the state's congressional map in an election year. "Costello's exit should set off alarm bells for vulnerable House Republicans", Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee spokesman Evan Lukaske said Sunday night.

World Catalonia: independence protesters clash with police after court ruling
Author: 0 Catalonia: independence protesters clash with police after court ruling

Mr Puigdemont yesterday appeared in court in the northern German state of Schleswig-Holstein, where he was detained by police shortly before midday Sunday and later sent to Neumünster prison. In the meantime, Puigdemont was free to make trips to Denmark, Switzerland and Finland , in an effort to gain worldwide support for the secessionist movement.

World From the First Alert Weather Team
Author: 0 From the First Alert Weather Team

The latest timeline of this event has storms beginning to enter our southern counties around 6 AM and moves them through the region to the north, northeast. The heavy rain will push into all counties and parishes during the day Wednesday. Spring season means severe weather for Central Texas, and the first round is expected this week.

World Israel police question Netanyahu over 'graft', report media
Author: 0 Israel police question Netanyahu over 'graft', report media

Fake News is prominently seen as a contributor to Trump's election as U.S. president in November 2016, and the president frequently criticizes media outlets as "Fake News", especially in times he appears to disagree with them and notably only an accusation he levies against liberally-slanted media.

World Wanted gangster killed, two cops injured in encounters in Uttar Pradesh
Author: 0 Wanted gangster killed, two cops injured in encounters in Uttar Pradesh

Two police officials were also injured during the encounter. In Saharanpur one of the criminals, with a reward of Rs 25,000 on his head, was shot to death, while his accomplice managed to escape. The police officials returned the fire in which Sunder was shot in his right leg, Krishna said, adding Vijay Nagar SHO Naresh Kumar was also injured in the fire-fight.

World High-Ranking North Korean Official May Be in China, Report Says
Author: 0 High-Ranking North Korean Official May Be in China, Report Says

Japanese media reported earlier on Monday that a high-ranking Pyongyang official appeared to have arrived by train in Beijing. But Kim is due to hold summit meetings separately with China's rivals, South Korea and the United States. "Speculation is rife that Kim Jong-un may have arrived in Beijing by train", said Stephen McDonnell, the BBC's China Correspondent, in a tweet. There was nothing out of the ordinary at the Beijing railway station when an AFP reporter visited it on Monday evening.

World US, Allies expel more than 100 Russian envoys for United Kingdom attack
Author: 0 US, Allies expel more than 100 Russian envoys for United Kingdom attack

The Russian Foreign Ministry said: "We consider this step as unfriendly and not corresponding to the goal and wish to establish the causes and search for the perpetrators of the (ex-spy poisoning ) incident on March 4". The 60 people expelled from the U.S. include 48 attached to the Russian embassy and 12 at the country's mission to the United Nations. It said Britain had not presented a single fact proving that Moscow was behind the poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia .

World Spotify forecasts at least 30% growth in subscribers in 2018
Author: 0 Spotify forecasts at least 30% growth in subscribers in 2018

Those dates are a little out of kilter, but it's safe to say, through a little creative guess-timation, that Spotify's paid user base represented something like 39-40 percent of its overall user base. Of the number and with the two million reduced, the total is now down to 157 million. Spotify has recently expanded into new territories . Content hours streaming past year is down by 1.2%- 40.3 billion from the previous data to only 39.8 billion hours of content.

World Markets extend falls as US-China trade dispute intensifies
Author: 0 Markets extend falls as US-China trade dispute intensifies

And French President Emmanuel Macron said Europe would respond "without weakness" to Washington's threats of tariffs on steel and aluminum. "Nothing should be addressed when it is with a gun to your head", he said at the end of an European Union summit in Brussels.

World Nigerian government revises list of released Dapchi schoolgirls
Author: 0 Nigerian government revises list of released Dapchi schoolgirls

Many residents were also said to have fled the town on Saturday after they heard that Boko Haram was returning with Sharibu. "So I have to postpone the visit to Dapchi", said the IGP. "The force wishes the members of the public and the media disregard the purported statement as not what the IGP meant". It also quoted the chairman of the abducted Dapchi Schoolgirls, Bashir Manzo, who confirmed that Leah was being brought back.

World Odd orange snow blankets parts of Russian Federation, eastern Europe
Author: 0 Odd orange snow blankets parts of Russian Federation, eastern Europe

According to meteorologists, the freakish sight is reportedly a result of sand and dust stirred up and carried into the atmosphere from storms in North Africa , before they got deposited in the region. This is not the first time that something like this happened. Dust from a sandstorm in the Sahara desert is causing snow and skies in eastern Europe to turn orange , transforming regions of in Eastern Europe.

World Parents Beat Teen Who Refused Arranged Marriage, Cops Say
Author: 0 Parents Beat Teen Who Refused Arranged Marriage, Cops Say

Her parents, Abdulah Fahmi Al Hishmawi and Hamdiyah Saha Al Hishmawi have been accused of pouring hot oil on her and beating her with broomsticks, because she refused to marry a man her family had arranged for her to Wednesday. When Maarib told her mother and father that she refuses to Wednesday the man they've chosen for her, the couple got angry and started beating the teen with literally anything they could put their hands on, including a broom.

World United States expels 60 Russian 'spies' over UK nerve attack
Author: 0 United States expels 60 Russian 'spies' over UK nerve attack

The Russian operatives being expelled will be given seven days to leave the country, according to senior administration officials. "The United States adopts this measure in coordination with our North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies around world in response to Russia's use of a military chemical weapon on United Kingdom, ultimate in its permanent pattern of destabilizing activity in world", White House pointed out in a statement.

World Parkland school shooting survivor's powerful speech at gun violence rally
Author: 0 Parkland school shooting survivor's powerful speech at gun violence rally

In addition to the poster build, the club's Friday event included speeches from community leaders and participants called local representatives to advocate for gun control. Thousands of Americans all over the nation have celebrated the voices of those affected by change. In the Fort Lauderdale suburb of Parkland, thousands of people passed through police checkpoints to assemble in a park for a rally and march.

World Teen Shot in Maryland School Attack Dies
Author: 0 Teen Shot in Maryland School Attack Dies

Authorities say Willey and Rollins had a previous relationship. "It is with heavy hearts and great sadness we provide this update", the sheriff's office said in a statement. He and Rollins shot at one another simultaneously, leaving Rollins struck by a bullet, but it remains unclear if it was Gaskill's bullet or the shooter's own.

World China warns United States it will defend own trade interests
Author: 0 China warns United States it will defend own trade interests

The Chinese Ministry of Commerce announced a 15% tariff on 120 types of products, from fruits, nuts and wine to tubing. The President has given the U.S. Bush, is seen as heralding a rightward shift in Trump's foreign policy and an embrace of more hard-line policies. China has been consistent in highly valuing the protection of intellectual property , the ministry said in a statement on its website.

World Facing Jewish community protest, Corbyn apologizes for Labour anti-Semitism
Author: 0 Facing Jewish community protest, Corbyn apologizes for Labour anti-Semitism

The mural, made by street artist Mear One , depicted a group of Jewish financiers and white businessmen playing a Monopoly-style game on a board balanced on the backs of people. Corbyn wrote: 'Why? You are in good company. "Rockerfeller (sic) destroyed Diego Viera's mural because it includes a picture of Lenin". "That is in no way comparable with the mural in the original post".

World USA accuses China of stealing patents in WTO complaint
Author: 0 USA accuses China of stealing patents in WTO complaint

It's been very unfair to us. "We will work closely with our government to keep this important market open to the benefit of both American agriculture and Chinese consumers", Skor said. President TrumpDonald John TrumpScarborough mocks "Deflection Don" over transgender troop ban Pelosi condemns Trump's "cowardly, disgusting" ban on transgender troops Trump moves to ban most transgender people from serving in military MORE 's new tariffs were roundly criticized at a meeting of the World ...

World Pope Francis urges youth to let their voices be heard
Author: 0 Pope Francis urges youth to let their voices be heard

Young Catholics told the Vatican on Saturday they want a more transparent and authentic church, where women play a greater leadership role and where obeying "unreachable" moral standards isn't the price of admission. At the end of Mass, the pope and cardinals in red robes led a solemn procession clutching elaborately braided palm fronds as they walked through the throngs, followed by the papal blessing of palm fronds and olive branches.

World Killer Mike addresses the NRATV appearance on Twitter:
Author: 0 Killer Mike addresses the NRATV appearance on Twitter: "I did an interview"

Killer Mike added this caption under the post: "My Opinions on Black Gun Ownership are based on the brutal history my people share with this country. The NRA video dropped on the same day as March For Our Lives , the student activist-led rallies demanding gun control and reform in the wake of the February 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.

World Two Dead As Car Bomb Explodes In Egyptian City Of Alexandria
Author: 0 Two Dead As Car Bomb Explodes In Egyptian City Of Alexandria

Photos on social media showed a burnt out auto and smoke at the site of the blast. Egypt's interior ministry said police on Sunday killed six alleged Islamist militants suspected of involvement in a failed assassination attempt against a security chief.

World Macron expresses 'concern' over Turkish offensive in Afrin
Author: 0 Macron expresses 'concern' over Turkish offensive in Afrin

Afrin's capture is seen as a major step forward for Turkey as it seeks to bolster control along its border with Syria. Another group protested against them, holding anti-war banners. The United Nations said last week that around 75,000 people had been displaced to Tel Rifaat and surrounding areas from Afrin , and more were expected to come.

World Leave spending claims 'utterly ludicrous'
Author: 0 Leave spending claims 'utterly ludicrous'

Mr Sanni claimed Mr Grimes was not in control of how the money from Vote Leave was spent and everything they did they passed through ground campaign manager Mr Parkinson - who is now the prime minister's political secretary. Furthermore, Sanni alleged that the funds went to Canadian data firm Aggregate IQ, which has been linked to Cambridge Analytica , the leading data mining firm that used Facebook data to develop a mechanism that would allow it to predict and influence voter behavior.

Author: 0 Few snow, rain showers possible Sunday as we turn into Spring

A southwesterly flow of air will bring warmer temperatures. Mr Keates went on: "Later a broad area of rain will push its way in from the west through the evening". We will start to see the rain Tuesday morning and it will remain scattered through most of the day. In the interest of Easter weekend coming up, the weather looks to be nearly flawless! If temperatures did get to their seasonal averages, we would lose a lot of the snow cover much quicker.

World Phillies sign top prospect Scott Kingery to multi-year contract
Author: 0 Phillies sign top prospect Scott Kingery to multi-year contract

Kingery and the Phillies met in somewhat of the middle with a new six-year deal that runs through 2023 and includes three years of club options (in 2024, 2025 and 2026), general manager Matt Klentak announced. The Phillies also designated catcher Cameron Rupp for assignment Sunday, ending one of the longest active tenures in the clubhouse. He was limited to 88 games last season, losing ground in the battle for playing time to younger and more highly touted prospects Jorge Alfaro and Andrew ...

World UIDAI refutes report of Aadhaar database breach
Author: 0 UIDAI refutes report of Aadhaar database breach

A security researcher found a data leak on a state-owned utility company's system that allows anyone to download private information on all Aadhaar holders. In an announcement issued here, UIDAI , the Aadhaar-issuing body, stated: "there is no fact in this story as there has been definitely no break of UIDAIs Aadhaar database".

World Trump, Ross say US, South Korea close to trade deal
Author: 0 Trump, Ross say US, South Korea close to trade deal

An announcement could come as early as this week, according to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. "We expect to sign that agreement soon". A USA deal with South Korea "is very close to being finished", Trump said Friday at the White House. South Korea and the United States also agreed that USA tariffs on Korean pickup trucks will remain in place until 2041, extended by 20 years from the previous phase-out schedule of 2021.

World Soldier-Slapper, Palestinian Teen Ahed Tamimi Sentenced to Jail
Author: 0 Soldier-Slapper, Palestinian Teen Ahed Tamimi Sentenced to Jail

As part of the agreement, the 17-year-old activist pled guilty to four of the 12 charges she faced, including assault and incitement. Amnesty said in an emailed statement after Tamimi's conviction that her sentence was at odds with global law saying imprisonment of a minor must be used only as a last resort for the shortest appropriate period of time .

World Trump not afraid of a trade war with China, says Steve Mnuchin
Author: 0 Trump not afraid of a trade war with China, says Steve Mnuchin

China responded to the order, saying it would impose tariffs on $3 billion worth of imports of US goods it both countries fail to resolve trade differences "within a stipulated time". -Mexico border. "We continue to have a discussion the other night", he said. "But in a negotiation, you have to be prepared to take action". And now we are executing on the third part of our plan.

World China Includes 128 Items of United States in Tariffs Hike
Author: 0 China Includes 128 Items of United States in Tariffs Hike

The prospect of a financial dust-up between the world's two largest economies has sent stocks tumbling and left the dollar wobbling. China on Friday declared plans to levy additional duties on up to $3 billion of US imports, including fruit and wine, in response to USA import tariffs on steel and aluminium, imposed after a separate US probe.

World French policeman who took place of hostage dies of gunshot wounds
Author: 0 French policeman who took place of hostage dies of gunshot wounds

Police officer Lt-Col Arnaud Beltrame, who died saving the lives of hostages in the supermarket siege on March 23, will also be honoured in a separate national memorial in Paris soon, reports the BBC. Initially, an 18-year-old woman was taken into custody for criminal association. A small-time drug-dealer, his rap sheet included convictions for carrying a banned weapon and for drug use.

World Belleville police ask public to help identify robbery suspects
Author: 0 Belleville police ask public to help identify robbery suspects

Texas police arrested two suspects and are searching for two more people after they allegedly broke into Walmart pharmacy early Friday and stole a locker full of narcotics. Harris County deputies said they were able to track down the suspects because the locker in their possession was equipped with a Global Positioning System device.

World Demonstrators Protest Sacramento Police Fatal Shooting of Unarmed Black Man
Author: 0 Demonstrators Protest Sacramento Police Fatal Shooting of Unarmed Black Man

He said the city's first black police chief, Daniel Hahn, is doing what he can but protested the actions of Hahn's officers. They expressed concern that the officers would not be held accountable for killing an unarmed person. The surrounded officers then called in for backup and one officer used a billy club to push back the ring of protesters. A total of 20 shots were fired.

World BJP, Trinamool in show of strength over Ram Navami celebrations in Bengal
Author: 0 BJP, Trinamool in show of strength over Ram Navami celebrations in Bengal

On Saturday, Dilip Ghosh , the Bengal BJP chief had confirmed that supporters will "carry traditional Indian arms" at rallies in Howrah and Kharagpur. While speaking at the Ram Navami celebrations at the Brahma Kumari Centre in Suva yesterday, Mr Sapkal said everyone knew Lord Rama was the ideal and flawless king, father, son and husband and he gained perfection in everything he did in his life.

World USA politicians approve huge spending bill to avoid shutdown
Author: 0 USA politicians approve huge spending bill to avoid shutdown

The source says the men spoke - as they had earlier in the week, when Ryan dashed to the White House to brief the president about the package - about all the wins in the bill, especially for the military. Trump tweeted: "News conference at the White House concerning the Omnibus Spending Bill". A presidential veto would likely result in a government shutdown when most federal funding authority expires at midnight Friday.

World Turkey 'neutralizes' 2 terrorists in southeast province
Author: 0 Turkey 'neutralizes' 2 terrorists in southeast province

Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday said "operations" have begun in Sinjar to clear the mountainous area of Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, fighters. The globally recognized terrorist group announced its withdrawal from the northwestern province, as Turkey expressed its determination to expand the scope of Operation Olive Branch in Syria's northwestern Afrin to northern Iraq.

World At least 14 dead, several hurt in vehicle bomb in Somali capital
Author: 0 At least 14 dead, several hurt in vehicle bomb in Somali capital

No group has so far claimed responsibility for the attack. Hours earlier, another vehicle bomb reportedly exploded just outside the capital. Al-Shabab, which is fighting to overthrow Somalia's internationally recognised government, is frequently carrying out attacks in and around the capital.

World Fire in shopping mall in Siberia kills five and injures 32
Author: 0 Fire in shopping mall in Siberia kills five and injures 32

Video posted on social media showed people jumping from windows to escape the flames on Sunday. The cause of the blaze is not yet known but authorities have launched an investigation. "Detailed reports about the incident were delivered By Emergencies Minister Vladimir Puchkov and Kemerovo region governor Aman Tuleyev", he said. Firefighters have revealed they found 13 bodies piled near a fire exit that was locked.

Author: 0 Emma Gonzalez Stands in Silence During Powerful March For Our Lives Speech

Still, it won't be easy to blaze the trail. "It's time to change our positions", he said. Did you hear them? She immediately picked up where she left off as the crowd continued to cheer her on. Brothers Juan and Santiago Munera were exhausted but determined as they walked on Pennsylvania Avenue toward the main stage. Shooting survivor Samantha Fuentes was in the middle of delivering a powerful speech at the March for Our Lives in Washington, D.C .

World El Pasoans celebrate Palm Sunday
Author: 0 El Pasoans celebrate Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday worship starts at 10:30 a.m.at Riverside United Church of Christ, Fourth and State streets. "We are going through stress; hence, we need prayers against bribery, corruption, inordinate ambitions and so many other things bedeviling us".

World Iowa family died after inhaling toxic gas in Mexico, authorities say
Author: 0 Iowa family died after inhaling toxic gas in Mexico, authorities say

Authorities say the family had likely been dead for 36 to 48 hours before they were discovered yesterday. The type of gas or where it came from was not specified. But "they never showed up at that water park to meet them", Weland said. Amy's sister, Renee Hoyt, told Creston News Advertiser that the couple flew to Cancun, where they planned to rent a auto and drive to Tulum.

World Trump signs budget deal after veto threat
Author: 0 Trump signs budget deal after veto threat

Just a few hours later, Trump signed the measure. He added: "I will never sign another bill like this again. nobody read it". Reaction to the presidential about-face was swift and, in many quarters, furious, as lawmakers nursed their whiplash after watching Trump bob and weave before ultimately agreeing to the bill and keeping the government operating.

World Stormy Daniles interview to be broadcast on '60 Minutes'
Author: 0 Stormy Daniles interview to be broadcast on '60 Minutes'

Representatives of Trump have dismissed the allegations of McDougal and Daniels, saying that the affairs never happened and that Trump had no knowledge of any payments. While her newfound status as a household name has improved her marketability, increasing her fees for strip club appearances, speaking out carries real financial risks for Ms Daniels.

World Aadhaar info: Alphons Kannanthanam stands by his comments
Author: 0 Aadhaar info: Alphons Kannanthanam stands by his comments

Speaking on the sidelines of an event in Trivandrum, the minister said, "You think Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to give your data to a private company!" But the UIDAI, which runs the Aadhaar programme, said "there is no truth in this story" and that they were "contemplating legal action against ZDNet ".

World Palestinians congratulate United Nations human rights body on anti-Israel resolutions
Author: 0 Palestinians congratulate United Nations human rights body on anti-Israel resolutions

But the United Kingdom said: "We must not lose sight of the deeply concerning situation in the OPTs Over the past year we have seen plans for the first new settlement community in over 25 years and the retroactive approval of unauthorised outposts deep in the West Bank We continue to be alarmed by the treatment of Palestinian minors in Israeli military detention".