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Philippine President 'loses trust' in news site, bans it over 'fake news'


Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II assured press freedom has not been violated when Malacañang made a decision to block a reporter of Rappler from covering President Rodrigo Duterte . Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (L) gestures to US President Donald J. Trump (R) before the opening ceremony of the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Manila , Philippines, 13 November 2017. Read More »

National Rifle Association Attacks Gun Control Advocates


He also pushed hard for arming security guards and many teachers in US schools. Trump did not identify the lawmakers he spoke with. He also said he was considering changing his opposition to banning high capacity magazines that magnify the carnage of mass shooters, another sign of potentially evolving sentiment on guns. Read More »

Ivanka Trump to push for 'maximum pressure' on North Korea


Moon has said that the games has served as a helpful vehicle for dialogue between his country and their northern neighbors, and implied that the US and South Korea should use the momentum of the peaceful games to discuss denuclearization with North Korea . Read More »

Trump suggests armed deputy at Florida school was a 'coward'


Shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz , 19, has been jailed on 17 counts of murder and has admitted the attack. The Florida high school where a former student shot and killed 17 people has reopened for teachers as the community deals with claims that the armed officer on campus did nothing to stop the shooter. Read More »

NAN Issues Statement on Tina Fontaine Verdict


There were also calls for Cormier to face other charges related to his relationship with Tina, who was from the Sagkeeng First Nation north of Winnipeg . In one conversation with a woman on July 17, 2015, Cormier said: "15-year-old girl f-k". There was no DNA evidence linking him to Tina and experts could not determine how she died. Read More »

Florida Amber Alert ends in Eufaula, couple arrested


Juliet Odierna was last seen in the 3000 block of Oasis Boulevard. She's 4 feet 3 inches tall and weighs 80 pounds. Police say her stepfather, Theodore Moschovas, falsely identified himself as her father and picked her up. Authorities are seeking an 8-year-old girl who may be in the company of two adults. His relationship to the Odiernas was not specified, but FDLE classified him as an "abductor". Read More »

Rick Gates Pleads Guilty in Special Counsel's Russia Probe

Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort and his second-in-command Rick Gates , who were indicted in October in the U.S. District Court in the District of Columbia, face a new raft of charges just across the Potomac. The 32-count indictment, filed in a Virginia court, levels charges of defrauding the US Internal Revenue Services and lying to US banks in order to get some $20 million (€16.2 million) in loans. Read More »

Britain Set for Record Cold Week

The weather will turn very cold as the week progresses with snow flurries highly likely this weekend and bitterly cold easterly winds, before temperatures drop further on Monday as cold air from Siberia heads to the UK. Chief Meteorologist Andy Page, said: "High pressure will become established across the United Kingdom by the middle of this week bringing settled weather for most, but also some frosty nights". Read More »

Trump pushes for ban on rapid-fire gun 'bump stocks'


Students who walked out of their Montgomery County, Maryland, schools protest against gun violence in front of the White House in Washington, US. Dozens of students packed into a meeting room on Wednesday, peppering Florida Senate President Joe Negron, a Republican, with questions about why civilians should have continued access to assault rifles. Read More »

Brief: Thirteen indicted in Russian Federation investigation


Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats told lawmakers last week that Russian Federation plans to target the November elections, believing its activities in the 2016 presidential election were a success. It was obviously commissioned for political motives, and its contents were reportedly originated by Russians, and passed on, if not fabricated, by an anti-Trump British citizen. Read More »

Lokpal selection panel to meet on March 1: Centre to SC


Under the Lokpal and Lokayukta Act of 2013, the high-level selection committee for appointments to Lokpal comprises the Prime Minister , Lok Sabha Speaker, the LoP, the Chief Justice of India and an eminent jurist chosen by them. Speaking on the delay in the appointment of Lokpal, the Attorney General said that there was a delay in the process due to the death of senior advocate P P Rao, who was one of the members of the committee, last year. Read More »

Crews search southwest Colorado for missing plane with 4 on board


A plane from southern Alberta with four people on board has been reported missing in the United States. "About ten o'clock in the morning the next day, my brother texted me saying they were just taking off for Albequerque from Grand Junction...and that's the last I've heard", Kaupp said. Read More »

'Nashville' Sets Series Finale Date on CMT


Thankfully, CMT came to the series' rescue and revived the show for its last couple seasons. Cox will play Gideon, a recently reformed, lifelong alcoholic. The character is described as "a crusty, frustrated, would-be musician, who resented his son's success". Mia Maestro ( Alias , The Strain ) will play Rosa, a true-believer member of The Movement for Coherent Philosophy who is starting to doubt her involvement in the organization. Read More »

People desert J&K border villages after Pak shelling


Inzamam Amin, a resident of village Tetrinote was martyred in the Batal sector of the region. Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) confirmed the martyrdom of the innocent civilian. Earlier, Indian forces targeted a van , carrying school children in Battal sector, in violation of Geneva Convention and ceasefire understanding.The van driver embraced Shahadat, Inter Services Public Relations Director General Major General Asif Ghafoor said in a tweet. Read More »

More Temperature Swings, More Rain this Weekend


Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 12. There could be some rain in Detroit late Saturday or early Sunday , she said. It's been all downhill since Wednesday's record-shattering high temperatures and taste of summer-like warmth. Read More »

Suspect in Joanna Demafelis murder arrested


The arrested suspect is Nader Essam Assaf, a Lebanese national.Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said he has informed President Rodrigo Duterte about Assaf's arrest. They reportedly left Kuwait following Demafelis' death. Duterte had vowed to seek justice for Demafelis and other Filipino workers being abused by their employers overseas. Read More »

The NRA's Wayne LaPierre to speak at CPAC on Thursday


Bernie Sanders, California Democratic Sens. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass.; New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio; New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo; Sen. LaPierre has been a deeply polarizing figure as an outspoken and consistent advocate for gun rights, who has previously been among the public figures to voice the NRA's position in the wake of mass shootings. Read More »

EC releases schedule for 58 Rajya Sabha seats from 16 states


A total of 58 RS members from 16 States, including A.P., will be retiring in April-May. The retiring members include 10 from Uttar Pradesh, six each from Bihar and Maharashtra, five each Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal, four members from Gujarat and Karnataka while the number is three each for Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Odisha and Rajasthan. Read More »

Campbell Soup (NYSE:CPB) Shares Bought by Swiss National Bank

Whittier Trust Co. of Nevada Inc. now owns 2,998 shares of the company's stock valued at $144,000 after buying an additional 1,998 shares during the period. Brandywine Trust Company sold 157,227 shares as the company's stock declined 4.62% while stock markets rallied. Six analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. Read More »

U.S. new H-1B visa measure likely to hit Indian firms


The policy also makes it mandatory for the company to prove that its H-1B employee at a third-party worksite has specific and non-qualifying speculative assignments in speciality occupation. Business looking for H-1B visas for their workers operating at a third-party website, would now have an extensive paper work to submit prior to sending their applications. Read More »

Ivanka Trump gets a red-carpet welcome to South Korea

Moon met Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , and Kim Yong Nam, North Korea's nominal head of state, a day after the opening ceremony and urged North Korea to do more to engage in a dialogue with the United States. Read More »

Donald Trump attacks his attorney general, Obama over Russian poll meddling probe


For a split second it seemed Donald Trump might be coming around on the FBI's probe into Russia's election meddling and that he was nearly ready to accept there might, in fact , be a real point to it. To believe Putin's claim of innocence is to believe in the tooth fairy. However, this same support may not have trickled into the Trump presidency, according to Korolev. Read More »

Lorde Emphatically Responds To Those Jack Antonoff Dating Rumors


Jack and I are not dating.I love him. "But I love him, he's incredible", she clarified. "But we're not dating!" While he didn't mention Lorde , 21, by name, she did like his tweet. Antonoff took to Twitter in January to shut down the rumors, which began after he split from longtime girlfriend Lena Dunham at the start of year. Read More »

Greitens Indicted by Grand Jury


Louis Circuit Attorney announced an investigation into the governor. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Greitens was the first sitting governor of Missouri ever to be indicted, citing Ken Winn, a former Missouri state archivist. "The people of Missouri deserve a governor who can focus full-time on the issues affecting the state". With a Republican majority in the Senate, it has been unlikely that there would be enough support to remove a Republican governor, at least until a ... Read More »

Russian Federation probe: Trump campaign aide Rick Gates to plead guilty


The new indictment comes a week after Mueller filed charges against 13 Russians, accusing them of a vast conspiracy to undermine the USA presidential election. Gates was expected to plead guilty to at least some of the charges. But his plea does newly reveal that Gates spoke with the Federal Bureau of Investigation earlier this month and lied during the interview. Read More »

Trump, at CPAC, announces 'heaviest'-ever North Korea sanctions


The new U.S. sanctions will be announced while President Trump's daughter, Ivanka, is visiting South Korea to attend a dinner with Moon and the closing ceremony of the Games. Her arrival at the airport was broadcast live on TV, and she had dinner with President Moon Jae-in in the presidential compound, according to South Korean media. Read More »

UK Brexit cabinet 'united', but lingering questions remain


The PM cleared the way for the speech by securing agreement from senior ministers in her so-called "war cabinet " at Chequers on Thursday on key features of the future relationship. One source said May had accepted the argument of those ministers who wanted to diverge from European Union rules and regulations more quickly than others. Read More »

Japanese women claim final curling semifinal spot despite loss

Even though Korea wasn't able to get the big win they've become accustomed to, they found a way to win when it counted, scoring a single point in the 11th for an 8-7 victory. The skipper Kim was not going to let the match slip a second time, however, making sure of it with a pinpoint final-stone draw that she said she struggled to control because of the "weight" on her shoulders from her earlier error. Read More »

USA envoy says Trump's Middle East peace plan nearly ready


In addition to addressing the Trump administration's peace plan, Thursday's Q&A session also focused on the issues of chain migration and the US's policy on North Korea. "I do have hope, I do have faith", Haley said."The Palestinians deserve better and the Israelis deserve better". It's not a good situation. However, Haley apparently put aside her basic arithmetic skills while speaking with the event's moderator, David Axelrod, a former senior adviser to Barack Obama. Read More »

USA Curling clinches medal with win over Canada


Let's just put this out there: Alley is embroiled in some drama with the 2018 U.S. Olympic Curling Team. "It's insane", Swiss Benoit Schwarz said about the Canadian men and women missing the podium in curling . No word on when these lessons may take place, but we'd like to think this is a fine example of how open dialogue on Twitter doesn't always lead to trolls. Read More »

Trump pushes suggestions to prevent gun violence


Trump also used Twitter to come to the defense of the National Rifle Association, which has been criticized by some following the Parkland shooting . We called all over town and most of the gun dealers said they never consider them safe. "They're good people. They're patriots". "It's time to make our schools a much harder target for attackers", he said. Read More »