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Centre claims PILs for Rohingyas an attempt to 'change India's demography'


The petitioners have claimed that medical and educational facilities were being denied to Rohingya living in the camps. The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that it was examining diplomatic options to deal with the Rohingya issue and denied allegations that refugees were being deprived of educational and medical facilities in the country. Read More »

Putin set to win election after 70% of ballots counted


The Kremlin was hoping for high voter numbers to give greater legitimacy to Putin's historic fourth term as Russian Federation faces increasing isolation on the world stage over a spy poisoning in Britain and a fresh round of USA sanctions. Read More »

Russian spy attack: Inspectors analyse toxin, EU backs Britain


The Kremlin says Britain will eventually have to offer proof to back up its claim of Russia's involvement in the poisoning of an ex-spy - or apologize. █ OPCW to collect samples of nerve agent worldwide chemical weapons experts were due to arrive in Britain on Monday to collect samples of a nerve agent used to poison a former Russian spy as London accused Moscow of stockpiling the toxin. Read More »

Indians missing in Iraq 'killed' confirms EAM Sushma Swaraj


The 39 persons, most of whom hailed from Punjab , were working on projects near Mosul, when they were kidnapped during their evacuation. Sushma Swaraj further said that the dead bodies will be brought back by Minister of State for External Affairs General VK Singh in a special airplane. Read More »

Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan gets married for third time


His previous two marriages - first with Jemima Goldsmith , in 1995, lasted nine years. She was previously married to senior customs official Khawar Farid Maneka, but the couple divorced some months ago. His party released photographs of him smiling, sitting with his new wife (face fully veiled) and her relatives. Well, the marriages of Imran Khan are getting more attention because he happens to be chief of a political party. Read More »

Residents take refuge on beeches as wildfires destroy Australian coastal homes


But, with exclusion zones still around the burning town, he's come to the evacuation centre to find out additional information aside from what he'd gleaned from looping news footage. At this stage, there are no reports of anyone missing. People lined up tonight at the Bega Showground to discover the fate of their home. The town now has no water supply and power has been restored, however mobile coverage has been reduced to just five percent of regular service after the collapse of a phone ... Read More »

Show evidence Russian Federation behind poisoning or apologise, Kremlin tells London


A road in Durrington was closed off and tents were put up as the military and police searched for more clues. The Ministry of Defense said the military presence was "part of our ongoing support to help police in the investigation". Maria Zakharova, a spokeswoman for the Kremlin, has denied any involvement in the assassination attempt. Stoltenberg said that " Russia's response so far has demonstrated a clear disregard for worldwide peace and security". Read More »

Greitens Defense Team Wants Trial in Two Weeks


Greitens admitted the affair but denied blackmail. Attorneys for Missouri Gov. Eri Greitens said Monday they are requesting to move up his trial date to two weeks from now. The motion claims that the hiring of Sullivan violates a state law that forbids private attorneys from assisting elected prosecutors. Sullivan was brought on to work exclusively on the Governor's case. Read More »

Calling hours, funeral set for Rep. Slaughter


Winton Road). The funeral will be open to the public, but seating is limited. Funeral arrangements have been set for Congresswoman Louise Slaughter. It's a new foundation that supports the causes and communities that were important to the late congresswoman and her husband. "Congresswoman Slaughter was an ardent and vocal longtime supporter of passenger rail in Upstate New York and across the country", said Bruce Becker, the association's vice president of operations and former president ... Read More »

WH staff made to sign secrecy clause


Based on the fact that these leaks have continued even after the departure of White House personnel such as Sean Spicer, Reince Priebus , Steve Bannon, and others suggests that there are multiple leakers inside the West Wing and that there are several people close to the President anxious enough about how this President is acting that they are willing to contact reporters with information that clearly puts the Administration in general and the President in particular in a bad light. Read More »

European Union must consider Iran's missiles, regional role: France's Le Drian


Trump is unhappy that the JCPOA, created to stop Iran from moving towards the development of a nuclear weapon in return for the sanctions relief, has "sunset clauses" meaning that its provisions expire in 2025, while it also does not prevent Iran from running a ballistic missile development programme or from exerting itself in regional conflicts such as those in Syria and Yemen. Read More »

Syrian President Visits Eastern Ghouta


The Observatory said about 50,000 people had left the southern pocket in the past 72 hours and thousands left on Sunday. There are fears that many more civilian lives will likely be lost. Tens of thousands of civilians have fled in recent days. The UN office for the coordination of humanitarian affairs (OCHA) said on Thursday at least 20,000 people had left eastern Ghouta in the past week, most from the southern pocket through the Hammouriyeh area. Read More »

Ron Sanchez Named UNCC Men's Basketball Coach


Sanchez has spend the last 12 seasons as an assistant under Bennett, including three years at Washington State and the last nine years UVA. "This is a great day for the Charlotte 49ers". The school hasn't had a winning season since 2014, and its last NCAA Tournament appearance was in 2005 with head coach Barry Lutz. He earned State University of New York Athletic Conference Player of the Year and Eastern College Athletic Conference Championship Most Valuable Player honors in 1996. Read More »

South Korea Military Drills to Start April 1, Pentagon Says


This year's exercises will be held on a similar scale but without key USA strategic assets such as nuclear-powered aircraft carriers or bombers, Seoul officials said. The North has often responded to the drills with its own military actions, and past year fired four ballistic missiles close to Japan . -South Korean exercises had to continue. Read More »

President thanks U.S. counterpart for signing travel act


One submarine emerges from water alongside two frigates during a military exercise held by Taiwan off the coast of the eastern county of Hualien February 6. "China will and should take timely countermeasures against the US and all "Taiwan independence" secessionist forces through diplomatic and military means", should high-level contact occur, China's official Communist Party newspaper Global Times stated. Read More »

Poland vs Nigeria: Iwobi, Ekong, Balogun others hit Wroclaw camp


Recently, the German coach released a 28-man list that will execute the friendlies before the final 23-man list that will play at Russian Federation 2018 World Cup will be released in May. Ajayi, who represented his country at Under-23 level as well as the Olympic Team, received his maiden call-up to the Super Eagles' squad for their global friendlies against Poland and Serbia, however, he will not be available for the first match. Read More »

Police, Coast Guard investigating backpacks hanging from Lewis and Clark Bridge


The contents of a suspcious item left on the Lewis and Clark Bridge near Longview turned out to be harmless. Investigators said two bags were connected to a rope that was tied to the bridge railing. During the investigation, traffic wasn't the only thing at a standstill. The bags were hanging about 30 feet above Dike Road. Sgt. Luke Schwartz said, "It's just hard to come up with a reasonable explanation for why somebody would lower a couple of backpacks, about 50 pounds, from the bridge". Read More »

Confused voters try to figure out who's voting in Pennsylvania's special election


Pelosi took Lamb's apparent victory as proof that the attacks no longer connected, dismissing questions about her popularity. Democratic turnout was robust, particularly in relatively upscale Pittsburgh suburbs. Conor Lamb's election certainly doesn't mean working Americans are swinging the pendulum back to the current icons of the Democratic Party: Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. Read More »

Mississippi Enacts US' Most Restrictive Abortion Law


Supreme Court changes in a way that favors abortion opponents. The Supreme Court is scheduled on Tuesday to hear arguments in a California free-speech case involving private facilities that counsel pregnant women against abortion. The law takes effect immediately. Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves said in an emailed statement that the law is a major step toward accomplishing Mississippi's goal to protect the lives of the unborn. Read More »

Clare go down after sudden death freetaking shootout


At the other end, Cian Lynch and Tom Morrissey replied but Clare , with the aid of the breeze, had the early foundation. The Banner were 0-11 to 0-2 ahead on 22 minutes with Colm Galvin, Tony Kelly, David Reidy and Conor McGrath all on the mark. Read More »

Virtus Fund Advisers LLC Decreases Holdings in Costco Wholesale Co. (COST)

Shares of Costco Wholesale stock traded down $1.69 during midday trading on Monday, reaching $184.18. 129,968 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 2,591,329. The stock of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) has "Outperform" rating given on Friday, May 27 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, January 25 by SunTrust. Read More »

USA and South Korea announce start date for annual military exercises

North Korea often views military exercises between the US and South Korea as a provocation aimed at the north and has used such military maneuvers to justify its nuclear and missile programs. "In accordance with the previous practices, the Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission will observe the exercises to confirm their compliance with the armistice agreement", the statement added. Read More »

US imposed sanctions against 19 Russian citizens and 5 organizations


White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says Vladimir Putin's government will need to "decide if they want to be a good actor or a bad actor". The official is quoted by the Russian state news agency Tass as saying that the US action is "tied to USA internal disorder, tied of course to our electoral calendar". Read More »

Georgia State Patrol trooper shoots driver during chase, GBI says


A few minutes later, the Georgia State Patrol joined the chase, using several pit maneuvers to ram the vehicle from the side and force the driver off the road. The suspect tried to get away down Porsche Avenue but Atlanta police finally caught up with him after he ditched his auto. So far, authorities aren't sure where the driver was hit or how many bullets the trooper fired at him. Read More »

Armed & risky suspect on the run after 3 shot in Central Illinois


The shooting victims were first treated at Taylorville Memorial Hospital before being transferred to Springfield for additional treatment. Authorities think he might be headed to Southern Illinois. At least one of the victims reportedly had an order of protection against Kennedy. He added Kennedy has made threats in the past, which he said was "typical of these types of cases". Read More »

Were Analysts Bearish Shire plc (LON:SHP) This Week?

TAHO's SI was 7.48M shares in March as released by FINRA. Tahoe Resources Inc. (NYSE:TAHO) has declined 23.51% since March 19, 2017 and is downtrending. Old Republic Int Corporation owns 2.77M shares for 3.58% of their portfolio. Benchmark Electronics Inc (NYSE:BHE) was reduced too. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in 2017 Q3. Read More »

Woman shot, man killed in standoff with San Marcos police

Witnesses say a woman was screaming and trying to get out of a auto, and a man pushed her back in and drove off. A witnesses saw the license plate number and called law enforcement. The identity of the man has not been released at this time. SMPD Victim Services is onsite, which is still an active crime scene. Residents were asked to avoid the area until 10 a.m. Read More »

Facebook Security Chief Plans to Step Down


This news broke shortly after Facebook came under intense scrutiny over the inappropriate acquisition of its user data by Cambridge Analytica, a data analytics firm involved in elections in both the U.S. "I'm now spending more time exploring emerging security risks and working on election security". Unlike other top executives at the company, the Times reported , Stamos has always been an advocate for investigating Russian propaganda and other "disinformation" spread on Facebook . Read More »

Region Braced For New Ice Warning

BBC weather presenter and meteorologist Simon King joked about the continued snow fall on his Twitter account. A spokesperson for the Met Office: "After a clear start in many areas with the temperature falling below freezing through Monday evening, it will turn cloudier from the north, with the possibility of some wintry showers in places". Read More »

Iran likely to top agenda at Prince Salman-Trump meeting


In his interview with the U.S. news channel, the Crown Prince also touched on women's rights in the kingdom prior to 1979. In an interview with CBS' " 60 Minutes ", he repeated his assertion that Ayatollah Khamenei is the Middle East's "Hitler" and must be stopped before it's too late. Read More »

Vladimir Putin is re-elected as president of Russian Federation


With Russia facing increasing isolation in the wake of the United Kingdom spy poisoning, and fresh sanctions from the US, Vladimir Putin has said he will address these disputes with the West. Selfie competitions, giveaways, food festivals and children's entertainers were laid on at polling stations to entice voters. Even so, Putin will use his next six years to assert his vision of a strong Russian Federation, according to Joerg Forbrig, senior program director of the German Marshall ... Read More »

Jordan Clarkson Thinks Dinosaurs Were The Pets For Giant People


Consider Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving , who believes the Earth is flat and does not think Christmas is a holiday . 'Well, actually I do, ' he said, as quoted by Vice Sports . "They got to be three times bigger than them". The best part about Clarkson's theory is that he can't exactly be proven wrong. What we didn't know until Clarkson was pressed on his dinosaur-related beliefs, however, is that it would be swirling around the Oort Cloud at the edge of interstellar space 93 ... Read More »