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World Arsenal face Atletico in Europa semi-finals
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Let's get to it then. Starting off in the Champions League, Liverpool will host Roma in the first leg of the semifinal while Bayern Munich will receive a visit from two-time defending champions Real Madrid. For the opening 25 minutes it mattered little, as CSKA were also struggling to create any openings as they went in search of a first win in seven attempts against an English opponent on home soil.

World Swedish Academy head quits Nobel body amid sexual misconduct scandal
Author: 0 Swedish Academy head quits Nobel body amid sexual misconduct scandal

Last November, inspired by the #MeToo campaign, 18 women made allegations of sexual assault and harassment against Jean-Claude Arnault, the husband of Academy member Katarina Frostenson. Until a replacement is found, Anders Olsson, who has chaired the academy's meetings this term, will replace Danius. Of the 18 elders of the academy, seven are no longer active members, and two women, Kerstin Ekman and Lotta Lotass, have gone on leave for several years.

World Security Council deadlocks again on Syria chemical attacks
Author: 0 Security Council deadlocks again on Syria chemical attacks

Yesterday's meeting marked the 12th time Russian Federation has used its veto to block Council action on Syria . The two Russian draft resolutions won six and five votes respectively. Emphasizing that any use of chemical weapons for harmful purposes is illegal under worldwide law, World Health Organization stressed that global norms against chemical weapons reflect a particular abhorrence to their disproportionate harm to the old, the most infirm, and the very young.

World Iran drone intercepted in Feb was on attack mission
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Syria denies responsibility and says it gave up its chemical arsenal. "This massacre was a significant escalation in a pattern of chemical weapons use by that very awful regime", he said. "The interception of the Iranian unmanned aircraft by an attack helicopter prevented an Iranian intent to carry out an attack in the territory of the State of Israel", read a statement by the army.

World Egypt's armed forces foil attack, kill 14 terrorists
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Saturday's attack came as Egyptian authorities extended a state of emergency for three months, which was first imposed in April of a year ago after a twin church bombing claimed by Daesh terrorist group that killed dozens. Since the ousting of ex-Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated President Mohamed Morsi, Egypt has seen growing waves of extremism washing over the society and spawning numerous deadly attacks.

World Volkswagen puts Herbert Diess in the driving seat
Author: 0 Volkswagen puts Herbert Diess in the driving seat

Muller, formerly the CEO of Porsche , took the helm of the group in the aftermath of the diesel scandal in 2015, in which the company had been found to be installing "defeat devices" in their cars to cheat emissions tests. The group's structure is now composed of six divisions including "volume", "premium" and "super-premium" segments. VW's powerful labour chiefs took pains to endorse the new boss ahead of Friday's news conference.

World CWG 2018: Manika Batra delivers maiden gold in women's singles table tennis
Author: 0 CWG 2018: Manika Batra delivers maiden gold in women's singles table tennis

In the finals, the Singapore duo extracted a degree of revenge for the upset defeat that India's women's team handed the four-time CWG gold medalists on Sunday, winning 3-0 (11-5, 11-4, 11-5). Find us on Facebook too! The fourth set saw Mengyu making a small comeback, counter-attacking Manika to close down the lead but at the end the Indian paddler proved superior and clinched the gold medal match easily.

World Ambedkar's birth anniversary celebration today
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Venkaiah Naidu, who formally released it at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan. In Ahmedabad, five men, including members of Rashtriya Dalit Adhikar Manch (RDAM), were detained when they tried to protest garlanding of Ambedkar's statue at Sarngpur in Ahmedabad by BJP MP Kirit Solanki.

World READ: UK Prime Minister Theresa May's statement on Syria strikes
Author: 0 READ: UK Prime Minister Theresa May's statement on Syria strikes

She also cited other attacks by the Assad regime against its own people in June previous year where 100 people were killed and more than 500 were injured. Mrs May has faced criticism from across the political spectrum for failing to recall Parliament and put the plans to a vote. "We are reassured that the military action is strictly targeted and limited in its objective".

World Aussie boxer wins bronze, even after losing fight
Author: 0 Aussie boxer wins bronze, even after losing fight

I'm Commonwealth Games champion and it's a big f--ing deal. A disconsolate Robertson said she took no satisfaction from winning bronze and felt she did enough to beat Whiteside, who was the aggressor throughout. Stridsman admitted she had expressed doubts whether she could return in time for the Games, but said she never gave up hope of representing her country on home soil.

World Russia's U.S. ambassador warns of consequences for Syria strikes
Author: 0 Russia's U.S. ambassador warns of consequences for Syria strikes

USA intelligence shows a Russian claim that the attack was faked was false, Sanders said. "Our President has not yet made a decision about possible action in Syria". "We warned that such actions will not be left without consequences". Russian Federation has told the United States and its allies not to carry out any military strike.

World Smog in key north China region rises 27 pct in March - ministry
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The trade deficit came in at USD4.98 billion in March, in contrast to the expected surplus of USD27.5 billion. New vehicle sales in China returned to growth in March, with deliveries to dealers rising by 4.7% to 2.66m units from 2.54m units a year earlier, according to data released by the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM).

World Johnson Encourages President Trump to Rejoin TPP
Author: 0 Johnson Encourages President Trump to Rejoin TPP

New Zealand's trade minister said his country is not blind to the benefits of free trade with the world's largest economy, but USA participation remains theoretical. Some TPP countries responded cautiously to Trump's rethink. "It's hard to bring part of the pact and renegotiate it", Japan's chief cabinet secretary Yoshihide Suga offered.

World Mama Winnie didn't die... she multiplied in us - supporters
Author: 0 Mama Winnie didn't die... she multiplied in us - supporters

Commander-In-Chief Julius Malema has unleashed venom against some leaders of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) for betraying liberation icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela labeling them "sell-outs". Noting that while all her actions could not be condoned, the Secretary-General stressed Ms. Madikizela-Mandela's dedication as a strong, fearless woman, who "had to fight patriarchy's definitions of womanhood".

World Internal Differences Among Boko Haram Members Delaying Rescue Of Remaining Chibok Girls
Author: 0 Internal Differences Among Boko Haram Members Delaying Rescue Of Remaining Chibok Girls

Some of the girls were freed previous year following negotiation talks between the Nigerian government and Boko Haram . It is exactly four years since they were taken. According to the organisers, all invitation were duly sent to both state and federal government officials as well as the local government council of Chibok to attend the commemoration service but the event turned out poorly attended.

Author: 0 Russian Military: More Than 100 Missiles Fired into Syria

The United States, United Kingdom and France fired over 100 missiles into Syria , RIA Novosti news agency reported, adding that a significant number of the missiles where intercepted. But that would draw the United States more deeply into the Syrian war, a step Trump has resisted, just as Barack Obama did. But that the USA did not want an "indefinite presence" in Syria and would only stay until Islamic State was destroyed.

World EFF walkout after Malema speech at Madikizela-Mandela funeral
Author: 0 EFF walkout after Malema speech at Madikizela-Mandela funeral

Ramaphosa told her that night: "Mama‚ thank you for bringing‚ as you have always done‚ various people together". She was not prepared to choose between the two, said Dlamini-Mandela. The Orlando Stadium in Soweto has filled up as mourners gather for Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's funeral service. After Mr Mandela was imprisoned, his wife embraced her own leadership in the freedom struggle with steely determination and at great personal sacrifice.

World Pence to press hard line on Venezuela, promote U.S. trade
Author: 0 Pence to press hard line on Venezuela, promote U.S. trade

But as the summit began late on Friday, Pence cut short his participation to race to his hotel, arriving in time to make secure calls to Republican and Democratic congressional leaders before the strikes started. And against a backdrop that includes the ongoing attempt to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, tension between the United States and China over potential tariffs, and the possibility the US may decide to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

World Missing African athletes in Australia jump to 13
Author: 0 Missing African athletes in Australia jump to 13

Two members of the Indian athletics team have been expelled from the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast after a court hearing upheld their suspension breach of the competition's "No Needles" Policy. This is a big question, how they confirmed this syringe belongs to both. Though Babu accepted that the bag belonged to him, he denied knowledge of the needle, as did Thodi.

World Russia: Syria chemical attack 'fabrication' by foreign intelligence agency
Author: 0 Russia: Syria chemical attack 'fabrication' by foreign intelligence agency

Trump blasted Iran and Russian Federation for supporting Assad's regime, particularly in the wake of the suspected chemical attack. President Bashar al-Assad's government - which receives military backing from Russian Federation - has denied involvement in any chemical attack, calling the reports "fabricated".

World United Kingdom backs USA military action on Syria
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Mattis says the United States, along with France and the United Kingdom, struck because Syrian President Bashar Assad "did not get the message" when the USA launched airstrikes after a chemical attack in 2017. He said that when patients were treated, strangers shouted that these people were targeted by a chemical attack, while recording with a video camera.

World Syria Attack 'Very Soon Or Not So Soon At All!'
Author: 0 Syria Attack 'Very Soon Or Not So Soon At All!'

Western powers are thought to be preparing for strikes but Syria's ally Russian Federation opposes such action, the BBC reported on Friday . He also said a clash "should be ruled out and therefore we are ready to hold negotiations". While he did not name which country Russian Federation believed was behind it, General Igor Konashenkov, a spokesman for Russia's defense ministry, blamed Britain.

World Russian Federation threatens to freeze cooperation with US
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The W.H.O. said more than 70 people are feared dead after the attack. Iran has been Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's most supportive ally against insurgents throughout the conflict. He said the three nations have "marshaled their righteous power". MOSCOW-The Russian Defence Ministry on Friday accused Britain of staging a fake chemical attack in the Syrian town of Douma last weekend, a bold charge that comes amid Moscow's stern warnings to the West against striking Syria.

World Day for Facebook, Zuckerberg before skeptical lawmakers
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She said that on Monday she personally attempted to deliver a letter about privacy protection to Facebook headquarters, hoping executive Sheryl Sandberg would "lean in" on the consumer privacy initiative. Lujan: It's been admitted by Facebook that you do collect data points on non-[ Facebook users]. My question is, can someone who does not have a Facebook account opt out of Facebook's involuntary data collection? Bear in mind that the notification, though it was rolled out ...

World Jennifer Hart was drunk when she drove off cliff, authorities say
Author: 0 Jennifer Hart was drunk when she drove off cliff, authorities say

It has not been determined in the third child. He said examiners also found traces of an over-the-counter antihistamine that can cause drowsiness in the systems of the wife and two children. "It appears she (Hart) was about 70 feet from the edge and accelerated from there", Carpenter said. Allman says DNA analysis from biological family members will be used to determine her identity.

World Teachers respond to Governor Ducey's salary raise proposal
Author: 0 Teachers respond to Governor Ducey's salary raise proposal

Ducey budgeted nearly $400 million over the next five years to restore some of the recession-era cuts to additional assistance, used to fix buildings, buy buses and even textbooks. John Elegood, a Kofa High School teacher said. A school advocate who helped block a Ducey-backed voucher proposal was on the stage behind him and said she believes the teachers will get on board - if the proposal isn't changed at the Legislature.

World Ambassador Haley: 'We Have Enough Proof' to Act in Syria
Author: 0 Ambassador Haley: 'We Have Enough Proof' to Act in Syria

But on Friday, she added the USA has not decided on a possible response. "What we should discuss today", she added, "is the use of deadly chemical weapons to murder innocent Syrian civilians". According to the Associated Press , Britain's United Nations ambassador responded to Russia's accusation that the attack was a U.K. cover-up, calling the assertion a "blatant lie" and joining in the condemnation of Russian actions in Syria.

World Russia pledged to counter any US missile strike on Syria
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he has urged calm and efforts to restitute peace in Syria during separate calls this week with U.S. President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin. Bolton has called the Syrian civil war a "sideshow" and said he is much more concerned about Iran's role there than about whether Assad remains in power.

World Winner Of $533 Million Mega Millions Jackpot To Claim Prize
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Players had been vying for the growing jackpot since January. Richard Wahl, who moved from MI last summer to take a job at a Hillside, New Jersey-based food service industry supplier, said he probably will stop working and use his winnings to help his family and friends.

World National Guard troops headed for West Texas to restore 'control'
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He says there's been a 200-percent increase in people coming across the border illegally in the a year ago. "It will not be a mission to round up women and children or detain people escaping violence and seeking a better life". Brown released a proposed agreement with the federal government that emphasizes the widely shared understanding of the Guard's limited role but explicitly bans any support of immigration enforcement.

World Pence informed USA leaders of Syria announcement
Author: 0 Pence informed USA leaders of Syria announcement

Pence spoke to Trump shortly after the president's address to the nation. Regarding this, he argued this fact "show us the paradox and double standard speech of these countries (.) Talk of corruption is necessarily linked to neoliberalism that generates corruption, but it has sought to deepen into the topic of corruption".

World Tarrant man charged with child pornography
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A registered sex offender here in Eastern Carolina is accused of having child pornography. According to the Saratoga County District Attorney's Office, Nelson admitted on Thursday in Saratoga County Court that he had the intent to view images containing sexual conduct by a child younger than 16.

World House fire breaks out on 6th Street
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Firefighters rescued three dogs, but two cats and a dog died from smoke inhalation, officials said. As that went on, the Shenandoah Fire Department sent an engine to the Stanley station on standby in case of another call. One person was treated for burns from the fire, which is believed to have sparked from an electrical malfunction, division spokesman Anthony Chittum said.

World Elliott Broidy Quits RNC Post After Report on Payment to Ex-Model
Author: 0 Elliott Broidy Quits RNC Post After Report on Payment to Ex-Model

Attorneys for Cohen and Republican National Committee spokespersons, as well as lawyers for the former Playboy model, have not yet responded to CNBC's requests for comment. Who says Republicans have a mean streak? "First, we have to find out who breached the agreement", the source told CNN when asked whether she will eventually receive the full $1.6 million.

World Russia calls on West to think twice before launching strikes on Syria
Author: 0 Russia calls on West to think twice before launching strikes on Syria

In an interview Thursday, Assad said the weekend's alleged chemical attack was entirely fabricated by the United States and other Western allies to justify a US airstrike on Syria . Aid groups have blamed the Assad regime , backed by Russian Federation and Iran. Mr Lavrov said: "We have irrefutable evidence that this was yet another performance and that security services of a country which is trying to be in the frontlines of the Russophobic campaign were involved in this ...

World Several cited for drugs after police respond to loud party
Author: 0 Several cited for drugs after police respond to loud party

WHITESBORO, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities have identified a central NY police officer killed in a vehicle crash. That other driver, 33-year-old George Charland, was stopped by other police officers and charged with driving under the influence, Verdi said.

World Man injures baby during fight with woman
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In earlier testimony, Poucette said she endured years of beatings and other regular physical abuse at the hands of Twoyoungmen starting in 2012 that led to a fractured nose and ribs, and two hospitalizations. "She lives downtown, I don't understand", McDonald said. "And I was watching that and that's what made me decide this is the right thing to do", Snipes said.

World Macron says 'red line has been crossed' in Syria
Author: 0 Macron says 'red line has been crossed' in Syria

Trump indicated the strikes would continue until the Syrian regime's use of chemical weapons ends. "This massacre was a significant escalation in a pattern of chemical weapons use by that very bad regime", Trump said, adding that they were the "crimes of a monster".

World Nazem Kadri suspended three games for hit on Bruins' Wingels
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Bruins center Riley Nash is getting closer and closer in his recovery from an ear injury, but the 28-year-old skater is not expected to rejoin his teammates for Game 2 of the opening round Stanley Cup Playoffs Saturday vs. "It's out of my control at this point". I certainly wasn't trying to hit him when he was down like that. The Bruins defeated the Maple Leafs 5-1.

World United Nations chief warns against war as world probes Syria gas attack
Author: 0 United Nations chief warns against war as world probes Syria gas attack

Downing Street said an "international response" would be coordinated with France and the US . Worries about a confrontation between Russia , Syria's big ally, and the West have been running high since Trump said on Wednesday missiles "will be coming" in response to the attack in the Syrian town of Douma on April 7, and lambasted Moscow for standing by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

World First Alert Weather: Stormy Sunday
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The line could bring over 50 miles per hour winds to the area, heavy rainfall and even some isolated tornadoes. Both today and tomorrow will be rain free and mostly sunny. As of Thursday, the biggest threat for the Charlotte area will be damaging winds. There is now a slight to enhanced risk for severe weather in place across central and southern Iowa, meaning scattered to numerous strong to severe storms are possible .

World Struggle to replace Ryan could blow up Congress budget deal
Author: 0 Struggle to replace Ryan could blow up Congress budget deal

Ryan announced Wednesday that he planned to retire from Congress at the end of his term. There were earlier signs that Ryan wanted his majority leader to succeed him; on Thursday, he said he was "encouraged" that Scalise had said McCarthy should take up the mantle.

World Ex-FBI deputy director faulted by Justice Dept. on media disclosure
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired McCabe on March 16, just days before McCabe would have been eligible for retirement benefits. The inspector general said that when investigators asked whether he had instructed aides to provide information in October 2016 to a reporter with The Wall Street Journal , Mr.

World Dr. Herbert Diess appointed as new Volkswagen CEO
Author: 0 Dr. Herbert Diess appointed as new Volkswagen CEO

His term will be judged early on by whether he can scale up his revamp of the VW brand to the entire 12-brand group to prepare for an era of battery-powered self-driving cars. The company makes mass-market cars under the Volkswagen, SEAT and Skoda brands, luxury cars under the Audi nameplate and very high-priced vehicles under the Lamborghini and Bentley brands.

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.