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World United Kingdom accuses Russian Federation of spying on Sergei and Yulia Skripal since 2013
Author: 0 United Kingdom accuses Russian Federation of spying on Sergei and Yulia Skripal since 2013

Regarding the Skripals themselves, Sedwill claims that email accounts belonging to Yulia Skripal were targeted by Russian intelligence agents in 2013, "indicating Russian intelligence service interest in the Skripals". Nevertheless, the attack has prompted the biggest Western expulsion of Russian diplomats since the Cold War , with the UK's allies in Europe and North America concurring that Moscow was either responsible for the attack or had lost control of the nerve agent.

World Zuckerberg addresses rumours about Facebook tapping your microphone
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Millican began pointing out all the Democrats questioning using Facebook pixels on their sites not to expose them for doing something unethical but rather to point out the hypocrisy of their questioning. "And you get control over who you share it with, and you can take it down if you want, and you don't need to put anything up in the first place if you don't want".

World Ecuador's president returns from summit amid hostage crisis
Author: 0 Ecuador's president returns from summit amid hostage crisis

The three - a reporter, Javier Ortega; a photographer, Paúl Rivas; and their driver, Efraín Segarra - were working for El Comercio, a large daily newspaper in the Ecuadorean capital, Quito . The larger FARC movement reached a historic peace agreement with the Colombian government in 2016. "Both governments failed", said Sebastian Salamanca, a lawyer at Colombia's Foundation for Press Freedom.

World Alfie Evans' parents fight ruling to end toddler's life-support
Author: 0 Alfie Evans' parents fight ruling to end toddler's life-support

Specialists had drawn up an end-of-life care plan which was endorsed by Mr Justice Hayden , who made the High Court ruling , on Wednesday. Merseyside police said the protest was peaceful but "did cause significant traffic disruption and inconvenience for other people trying to access the hospital".

World Deacon gets permanent nod for superintendent of schools
Author: 0 Deacon gets permanent nod for superintendent of schools

The contract received unanimous approval of all seven board members. "It's been said that the two most important days in your life are the day you're born and the day you figure out why, and I feel like I've had that moment", Deacon said.

World Tornado Warning Issued in Multiple Counties
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The counties include Northwestern Franklin, Crawford, Northwestern Sebastian and East Central Sequoyah, according to the National Weather Service's Tulsa office. Stronger storms may produce damaging wind gusts, hail, deadly lightning, and brief but heavy rain. Unfortunately, the temps will go back down as the frontal boundary passes for the upcoming weekend.

World Items belonging to missing family found in river amid search for bodies
Author: 0 Items belonging to missing family found in river amid search for bodies

Relatives of the Thottapilly family positively identified the items as belongings of their family members, authorities said. Water levels at the time the accident were too high and conditions too unsafe for a thorough search. A witness reported seeing a maroon SUV, possibly a Honda Pilot, crash into the South Fork of the Eel River north of Leggett around 1:10 p.m. April 6, the CHP said.

World CWG 2018: At 15, Anish Bhanwala wins gold and creates history
Author: 0 CWG 2018: At 15, Anish Bhanwala wins gold and creates history

It means team Scotland have now won five bowls medals including a gold and silver for Johnston's fellow Ayrshire bowler Paul Foster. The gold rush began with a couple of gold early in the morning from the shooting ranges where Tejaswini Sawant grabbed the gold in the 50m rifle.

World Australian 'punk-haired' turtle facing extinction
Author: 0 Australian 'punk-haired' turtle facing extinction

It is found in Queensland, Australia . A Mary River Turtle looks on in Queensland, Australia, in this 2008 photo obtained from social media. The Mary River turtle can stay underwater for up to three days by breathing through its genitals, with the species usually developing a green mohawk as a result of algae growing on their heads because of extended time submerged.

World Kentucky leader hints at new budget bill
Author: 0 Kentucky leader hints at new budget bill

Opponents worry this will discourage young people from becoming teachers. They and other opponents of the bill believe the law violates the state's non-voidable contract with public employees. He also vetoed a bill that would allow pension payments to gradually increase county governments, school districts and other agencies. "The KEA wants mayhem", Bevin said.

World Dad throws baby from roof of shack
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Police spokesperson, Captain Andre Beetge , said the incident occurred during a demolition process conducted by the Nelson Mandela Municipality on Thursday. The below photograph is from Katie's Instagram, showing her marrying her father while she was pregnant. The victims were identified as Katie Pladl and her adoptive father, 56-year-old Anthony Fusco, Capps said at a press conference Thursday.

World PM Modi Says India will strengthen Armed Force
Author: 0 PM Modi Says India will strengthen Armed Force

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah along with BJP MPs fasted on Thursday across the country to protest against the washout of the second half of Parliament's Budget session for which the BJP blamed on the Congress.

World Yarmouth K9 officer, Sean Gannon, remembered as a wonderful man
Author: 0 Yarmouth K9 officer, Sean Gannon, remembered as a wonderful man

The man charged in his death is 29-year-old Thomas Latanowich - authorities say Latanowich was well known to law enforcement on Cape Cod, and had more than 100 prior criminal charges. Hampden Police Department: "Our thoughts and prayers are with the Yarmouth Police Department as they lost a fine officer in another senseless shoot [ing]".

World LA prosecutors review 1992 allegation of sexual assault against Kevin Spacey
Author: 0 LA prosecutors review 1992 allegation of sexual assault against Kevin Spacey

The Los Angeles Sheriff's Department says it first opened the investigation last December, and kicked it up to the DA's office for review just a few days ago. Another anonymous man told the BBC that after meeting Spacey as a teenager, the actor invited him to visit his home in New York City. Spacey responded with an apology of sorts, saying that he did not remember the encounter.

World Hurricane Names Harvey, Irma, Maria And Nate Being Retired
Author: 0 Hurricane Names Harvey, Irma, Maria And Nate Being Retired

Harvey, which dumped up to five feet (1.52 m) of rain on southeast Texas, and Maria, which ravaged Puerto Rico and Dominica, are the second- and third-costliest storms in USA history, NOAA said. To replace the four names, Harold, Idalia, Margot and Nigel will be included in the 2023 list of storm names. The hurricanes taken off the WMO's rotation of names caused 224 deaths during their tropical cyclone phases.

World Palestinians Wounded On Gaza Border As Third Week Of Protests Begins
Author: 0 Palestinians Wounded On Gaza Border As Third Week Of Protests Begins

Two developments in Israel present a teachable moment in terms of the racial politics of the Israeli state. Organizers encouraged people to walk on a large Israeli flag which had been placed on the ground. Yair Lapid, the leader of Israel's centrist Yesh Atid party, called Hamas a "despicable terror organization" and accused it of exploiting civilians.

World Real Target of FBI Raid Revealed
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He has been writing about this issue, the Federal Bureau of Investigation raid on Michael Cohen's establishments, and he joins me now. Still, it was the president's reaction, as much as the raid itself, that made Monday seem as if it might go down as an important point in Trump administration history.

World White House is prepping an effort to undermine Rosenstein
Author: 0 White House is prepping an effort to undermine Rosenstein

The president and his allies have accused Mr. Rosenstein of stonewalling Congress and allowing special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election to stray beyond its scope. He's also recalled another firing that proved to have damaging consequences: it was his firing of James Comey a year ago that resulted in the appointment of Mueller as special counsel .

Author: 0 Theresa May inches Britain closer to military intervention in Syria

Brexit Secretary David Davis, who voted against military action in 2013, said "we've got to make this judgment on a very careful, very deliberate, very well thought-through basis, knowing exactly ... President Donald Trump continued to weigh his options Thursday for responding to a chemical gas attack in Syria as his aides warned a miscalculated response could spark a dramatic escalation between the United States, Russia and Iran.

World Break Up California Into 3 Smaller States, Billionaire Urges
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Draper, who initially in 2014 and 2016 unsuccessful in his own attempts to win approval for a ballot initiative to split the nation into six sections, stated at a news release Thursday he meant to submit the ribbons using Secretary of State Alex Padilla's workplace weekly.

World IPL 2018 Match 8 RCB vs KXIP
Author: 0 IPL 2018 Match 8 RCB vs KXIP

They lost their first game against Kolkata Knight Riders , and by the glimpses of it, their side needs some tweaking so as to make them look intimidating. Rahul had smashed six boundaries and four sixes in his 16-ball-51. Watch this thrilling encounter between the two strong contenders for the IPL, from 8:00 p.m.

World China Exports Post Seasonal Drop, Leaving Surprise Trade Deficit
Author: 0 China Exports Post Seasonal Drop, Leaving Surprise Trade Deficit

Data from the Customs Administration showed Friday that, in dollar terms, exports fell 2.7% year-over-year in March, confounding economists' forecast for a more notable increase of 12%. The decline surprised analysts who had expected a rise by 10 percent after a sharper-than expected spike of 44.5 percent in February. China's exports to the United States rose 14.8 per cent in the first quarter from a year earlier, while imports rose 8.9 per cent.

World Indian court orders arrest of politician for gang-rape
Author: 0 Indian court orders arrest of politician for gang-rape

As per police investigations, Sanji Ram, a 60-year-old retired government officer, allegedly planned the crime after enlisting help of police officers identified as Surender Verma, Anand Dutta, Tilak Raj and Mr Khajuria. Several BJP officials have rushed to the suspects' defence, organising marches against their detention, while lawyers of Jammu's Bar Association blocked the entrance to a local court to prevent the police from filing charges against the suspects.

World Pakistan bars ex-PM Nawaz Sharif from holding office for life
Author: 0 Pakistan bars ex-PM Nawaz Sharif from holding office for life

It has been stated in the decision read out by Justice Umar Ata Bandial that the disqualification of any member of parliament or a public servant under Article 62 in the future will be permanent. He said that Jehangir Tareen, unlike Nawaz Sharif, had accepted the verdict of the Supreme Court despite his reservations. It is not the job of the court to declare any politician righteous or not.

World Teen who suffocated in van: 'Tell my mom I love her'
Author: 0 Teen who suffocated in van: 'Tell my mom I love her'

The van was finally located in a parking lot adjacent to the school by Plush's father at about 9 p.m. Police said a county sheriff's deputy on traffic duty at the school also searched the parking lots at the private school in Madisonville, Ohio, but were unable to spot the teenager.

World Court rules to block Telegram messaging app in Russian Federation
Author: 0 Court rules to block Telegram messaging app in Russian Federation

The FSB first asked the app to provide information to decode messages sent by six telephone numbers linked to members of terrorist organisations in Russian Federation, including the suicide bomber behind the terror attack on St Petersburg's metro in April 2017, in which 15 people died.

World WINTER STORM WARNING: Another heavy dumping of spring snow this weekend
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A four-day storm will likely bring a long period of freezing rain to part of northern Lower Michigan and central Lower Michigan. Wind gusts over 30 miles per hour from the northeast will increase the potential impacts. Continue to monitor Storm Team 4's updates as we'll keep you updated on any changes that occur with this upcoming system. Traveling will become increasing more hard as the weekend wears on.

World Donald Trump, Obama not likely to attend Prince Harry, Meghan Markle wedding
Author: 0 Donald Trump, Obama not likely to attend Prince Harry, Meghan Markle wedding

While the Obama's won't be attending, we're sure they will send an epic gift to the newlyweds and will always be a phone call away from dishing out great marriage advice as needed! Atcha said he's an active member of his community through his work with Step Up To Serve , one of the Prince of Wales' charities, and through the Xplode Magazine he created when he was 15 years old in order to help young people develop employability skills.

World Three Bollywood actresses among most admired women in the world
Author: 0 Three Bollywood actresses among most admired women in the world

However, as the former president performs relatively poorly in populous countries like China (7) and Russian Federation (12), Gates - who places in the top four in every country listed -scoops the top spot. Madonna is among the world's most admired women, according to YouGov's annual survey of the public figures the planet looks up to. Gates and Jolie have left behind the likes of Obamas, Pope Francis , Queen Elizabeth II and Oprah.

World Couple accused of incest, baby dead in multi-state crime scenes
Author: 0 Couple accused of incest, baby dead in multi-state crime scenes

She was released on February 28, with a $12,000 secured bond and ordered to avoid contact with Steven. A 20-year-old woman and her adoptive father were shot and killed inside a pickup truck Thursday, and the suspect was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot in a case connected to the slaying of an infant.

World Stormy Daniels' lawyer says Michael Cohen is planning to plead the Fifth
Author: 0 Stormy Daniels' lawyer says Michael Cohen is planning to plead the Fifth

The adult-film star, who has alleged she had an affair with President TrumpDonald John TrumpHeitkamp says Trump asked her to switch parties Trump to meet with GOP leaders at White House on Wednesday: report Ex-acting deputy AG Boente was asked to interview with Mueller: report MORE in 2006, is poised to appear on the daytime chatfest on April 17, the ABC show announced Wednesday.

World Warm Friday, but severe weather approaches this weekend
Author: 0 Warm Friday, but severe weather approaches this weekend

This line of storms will be weakening as it moves through our area, but will pose a severe weather risk. A few lingering light snow showers are possible early Sunday before this system moves out and cold air stays in place this weekend .

World Russian spy poisoning: Nerve agent inspectors back UK
Author: 0 Russian spy poisoning: Nerve agent inspectors back UK

Russia strongly denies it was involved and blames Britain for stoking anti-Russian hysteria. The OPCW said the name and structure of the chemical was included in the full classified report issued to the governments of member states. "Mr. Skripal and his daughter were poisoned with a military-grade nerve agent of a type developed by Russian Federation", specifically from the Novichok group, British Prime Minister Theresa May said following an immediate assessment by British experts.

World Trump puts off decision on Syria strike
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President Trump has emerged from a meeting with his national security team without a "final decision" on how to respond to a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria . Last April, when USA warships in the Mediterranean fired cruise missiles at a Syrian air base, Russian forces were warned in advance and pulled out of the target area, which was rapidly repaired.

World President Trump expected to pardon Scooter Libby
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Libby was charged and convicted for lying to the FBI during an investigation into a leak of Central Intelligence Agency agent Valerie Plame . Although Libby was convicted, he served no jail time as former President George W. As ABC reported, many conservatives have been pushing for Libby's pardon, including husband-wife lawyer team Joe diGenova and Victoria Toensing , who were at one point supposed to join Trump's legal team.

World Palestinian Health Ministry: '3080 people injured by Israeli gunfire since March 30'
Author: 0 Palestinian Health Ministry: '3080 people injured by Israeli gunfire since March 30'

It is a key issue for Palestinians, many of whom still have the keys of the homes their families were forced to leave. The Israeli army amassed soldiers along the militarized fence along with 100 snipers with orders to shoot to kill . When the Palestinian man is shot, he is standing still in the field, apparently posing no threat to Israeli soldiers. Hamas , a militant group sworn to Israel's destruction, has called for the protests to continue until May 15, the anniversary of Israel's ...

World Former Catholic priest jailed for historic child sex abuse
Author: 0 Former Catholic priest jailed for historic child sex abuse

Myron Demkiw cautioned the "disturbing" details might be "difficult to hear". "The success of this joint project with the National Crime Agency and Homeland Security Investigations, along with numerous other domestic and worldwide partners is a great example of cooperation of law enforcement agencies with one common goal; to identify and safeguard children, no matter where they are in the world", Blackadar said.

World Coli Outbreak Investigation Spans 7 States
Author: 0 Coli Outbreak Investigation Spans 7 States

The other states affected include Connecticut, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Washington, for a total of 17 cases. The ongoing investigation has not identified a specific food item, grocery store or restaurant chain as the source of the infections.

World APTOPIX UN Syria Russia
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Moscow and Washington halted attempts by each other in the U.N. Security Council to set up global investigations into chemical weapons attacks in Syria, which is in the throes of a seven-year-old civil war. Criticising the positions of the US, UK and France , he said that some permanent Council members were attempting to cover up domestic crises and conflicts among their political elites.

World Republican amendment brings special counsel protection bill to temporary halt
Author: 0 Republican amendment brings special counsel protection bill to temporary halt

The legality of firing Mueller has been a topic of conversation inside the White House since the indictments of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his deputy, Rick Gates, last fall, a source told CNN . In a tweet Wednesday , he said the investigation is "never ending and corrupt". Chris Coons of DE and Cory Booker of New Jersey plan to introduce legislation on Wednesday that would give any special counsel a 10-day window in which he or she could seek expedited ...

World Popular US Federal parks to hike Prices to £ 35, not $70
Author: 0 Popular US Federal parks to hike Prices to £ 35, not $70

The additional funds will help with maintenance projects across the 417 parks. The national park entrance fee structure. The proposal marks a significant turn from a plan in December to increase peak-season entrance fees at 17 popular parks from $25 to $70 - the largest hike since World War II - to help pay for the National Park Service's almost $ 12 billion infrastructure backlog.

World State Teachers Walkout is Over
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The protesters shut down schools across the state and demanded that the Republican-controlled legislature pass funding measures to restore a decade worth of public school budget cuts. They've been out for two weeks, and it's time for them to get back to school", Fallin said in a statement. Erin Camp, a teacher at Tulsa's Marshall Elementary School, said she and other teachers she knows were "confused" by OEA's Wednesday claim that 95 percent of its initial request for $506 million total ...

World Calcutta HC stays West Bengal panchayat polls, opposition welcomes order
Author: 0 Calcutta HC stays West Bengal panchayat polls, opposition welcomes order

However, the Left Front has called a six-hour bandh on April 13 to protest against TMC violence across the state during filing of nominations for panchayat elections in the state. "Maybe the poll results would be in favour of the TMC owing to their malpractices but the court's verdict today is our victory", said Kailash Vijayvargiya, BJP national general secretary and co-convenor for Bengal.

World Rauner calls on Missouri Gov. Greitens to resign over scandal
Author: 0 Rauner calls on Missouri Gov. Greitens to resign over scandal

Rauner's comments came one day after a bipartisan legislative committee in Missouri released a report that described testimony from the woman in which she said Greitens initiated a physically aggressive, unwanted sexual encounter and threatened to distribute a partially nude photo of her if she spoke out.

World May Readies UK for Syria Strikes, Defies Strong Public Opposition
Author: 0 May Readies UK for Syria Strikes, Defies Strong Public Opposition

May and Trump had also "agreed it was vital that the use of chemical weapons did not go unchallenged, and on the need to deter the further use of chemical weapons by the Assad regime". Syria's attempt to shelter aircraft, perhaps by locating them alongside Russian military hardware that the USA might be reluctant to hit, could limit damage that the United States and its allies might be able to inflict on Mr Assad's military.