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Global After Border Wall Dipsute, Peña Nieto Ditches Plans To Meet With Trump
Author: 0 After Border Wall Dipsute, Peña Nieto Ditches Plans To Meet With Trump

Per the Post , both USA and Mexican officials agreed that the reason why the visit has been called off was Pena Nieto wanted to avoid "public embarrassment" and Trump wouldn't offer him that assurance. Trump's promise to make Mexico pay billions of dollars for a wall to stop illegal immigration was a central point of his presidential campaign, which he began by labeling some Mexican immigrants criminals and rapists.

Global Turkey presses Czech authorities to extradite detained Kurdish leader
Author: 0 Turkey presses Czech authorities to extradite detained Kurdish leader

Muslim features on a Turkish interior ministry wanted list, with a 4 million lira (860,000 euro) bounty for his arrest. A further red notice was issued on February 13, which included Muslim on the most wanted list and offered a 4-million-Turkish-lira (1.05 million US dollars) bounty for him.

Global Jeremy Corbyn backs MP's bid to change organ laws to save lives
Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn backs MP's bid to change organ laws to save lives

BMA chair Dr Chaand Nagpaul said: 'This excellent news, that opt-out organ donation moves one step closer to becoming law, will be reassuring to the roughly 5,500 people awaiting an organ in England and their families and friends. Speaking in support of the Bill, Mr Heaton-Jones said: "This could be an inspiration to ensure that they too sign up for organ donation and will give them strength if they have to face similar circumstances".

Global Afghan Govt. to shut down Taliban Doha office
Author: 0 Afghan Govt. to shut down Taliban Doha office

The Taliban, which has increased their violent attacks across the country, claimed responsibility for the attack. Those provinces will soon see a natural gas pipeline cut through the region, connecting Afghanistan to Turkmenistan, Pakistan and India.

Global U.S. asks United Nations to blacklist North Korean entities for smuggling
Author: 0 U.S. asks United Nations to blacklist North Korean entities for smuggling

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have taunted each other through the media and in August Trump threatened to go beyond sanctions by bringing "fire and fury like the world has never seen". The measures target one individual, 27 entities and 28 vessels, located or registered in several locations: North Korea, China, Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong, the Marshall Islands, Tanzania, Panama and Comoros, the Treasury Department said.

Global USA was told no Russians were involved in deadly Syria attack
Author: 0 USA was told no Russians were involved in deadly Syria attack

The single-seat, twin-engine planes were allegedly filmed nearby Russia's Khmeimim Air Base near the southeastern city of Latakia along the Mediterranean coastline, empty state-of-the-art stealth technology to avoid radar detection. A failed cross-country skier from St. Petersburg, Russia, who once spent nine years in prison for robbery , Prigozhin rose from running a hot dog stand in the 1990s to owning an upscale restaurant frequented by Russian President Vladimir Putin and other ...

Global Rosenstein alerted White House to issues with Kushner's clearance
Author: 0 Rosenstein alerted White House to issues with Kushner's clearance

While President Trump can issue the highest-level security clearance to Kushner himself if he wants to, he's stated that he will leave Kelly in charge on the process going forward. "The Deputy Attorney General has not referenced to the White House any specific concerns relating to this individual's security clearance process ", spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores said in a statement.

Global 'A Lot of People Wouldn't Mind Dumping Him': Missouri Governor Indicted
Author: 0 'A Lot of People Wouldn't Mind Dumping Him': Missouri Governor Indicted

Soon after the affair began, the woman's husband secretly recorded a conversation in which she said Mr Greitens took the compromising photo at his home and threatened to use it as blackmail if she spoke about the affair. As Jason Rosenbaum of St. Louis Public Radio told me last month of Greitens: "He doesn't have the robust support among elected political leaders to get a lot of backup right now".

Global Zuma and Ramaphosa all smiles at farewell party
Author: 0 Zuma and Ramaphosa all smiles at farewell party

The budget also points to persistent challenges Mr. Ramaphosa's government faces. Shayne Heffernan Funds Manager at HEFFX holds a Ph.D.in Economics and brings with him over 25 years of trading experience in Asia and hands on experience in Venture Capital, he has been involved in several start ups that have seen market capitalization over $500m and 1 that reach a peak market cap of $15b.

Global Why Facebook is afraid of Mueller
Author: 0 Why Facebook is afraid of Mueller

Currently, the USA maintains several measures that pressure Russia , including the Magnitsky Act, which targets Russian officials for human rights abuses. Since last Friday, Trump has criticized the Obama administration, arguing it should have done more to block the Russians leading up to the 2016 presidential election.

Global Clayton-Based Enterprise Drops NRA Discount For Rental Cars After Parkland Shooting
Author: 0 Clayton-Based Enterprise Drops NRA Discount For Rental Cars After Parkland Shooting

A spokesperson for Symantec , which makes the Norton anti-virus software and owns the identity theft protection company LifeLock, said Friday that it has "stopped its discount program" for NRA members. The NRA was advertising a Hertz partnership on its "member benefits" page as recently as Friday morning, but that notice disappeared by the afternoon.

Global White House Locked Down After Vehicle Strikes Barrier
Author: 0 White House Locked Down After Vehicle Strikes Barrier

Cable news networks captured images of uniformed U.S. Secret Service Agents walking in the middle of Washington's 17th St. NW on the west side of the White House campus holding their firearms, fingers off but all positioned near the triggers.

Global Trump reiterates support for arming teachers, protecting 2nd Amendment
Author: 0 Trump reiterates support for arming teachers, protecting 2nd Amendment

The U.S. president has said he favors training and arming a few teachers who could confront anyone who attempts to attack students a public school. "I want people coming into this country based on merit". Trump warned of the dangers of gangs such as MS-13 as one reason changes to the legal immigration system and visa lottery system are needed.

Global Tara Lipinski breaks down rivalry between Yevgenia Medvedeva and Alina Zagitova
Author: 0 Tara Lipinski breaks down rivalry between Yevgenia Medvedeva and Alina Zagitova

Zagitova, 15, led the event after Wednesday's short program and held onto that lead, scoring 156.65 to match Medvedeva's free skate score and edge out her 18-year-old rival by a combined score of 239.57 to 238.26. They, like most, understood that the whole "Olympic Athletes from Russia" label was always a face-saving charade by the International Olympic Committee.

Global 'Dad' almost decapitates toddler son who interrupted his nap
Author: 0 'Dad' almost decapitates toddler son who interrupted his nap

A father in Chicago is accused of almost decapitating his young son after the boy's body was discovered in a trash bag in their home, police said. As witnesses called 911, Ortiz fled from the scene of the crime . At Thursday's press conference, Deenihan said it will take time for Mateo's relatives as well as his detectives - many of whom have small children around Mateo's age - to recover from Wednesday night's trauma.

Global Missouri governor indicted under law targeting peeping toms
Author: 0 Missouri governor indicted under law targeting peeping toms

In a leaked audio recording released earlier this year , the woman whom Greitens allegedly blackmailed claimed that he took a photo of her naked and blindfolded for the explicit goal of using it as a deterrent to prevent her from discussing their relationship.

Global Russian Federation tested 'over 200 new weapons' in Syria: MP
Author: 0 Russian Federation tested 'over 200 new weapons' in Syria: MP

He told an emergency meeting at the Security Council that Russian Federation would not support the draft resolution and later circulated a list of proposed amendments. Several medical facilities in Eastern Ghouta were reported to have been struck on Monday, the CNN report said. While the deaths could not be independently verified by USA TODAY, Syrian Civil Defense, a civilian-led emergency response group known as White Helmets, said some people were still trapped under the rubble.

Global Two students in Lincoln accused of threatening violence at schools
Author: 0 Two students in Lincoln accused of threatening violence at schools

They also realize every threat must be dissected to determine if it's an immature joke, a cry for help or something real and risky. Susan Ferrara's daughter saw the unsettling messages on a popular social media app. Glathar said the school's administration, LPS security team, and Lincoln Police Department have worked together to address the situation. Police units have reportedly completed a search of the building and do not believe there is a threat to anyone's safety.

Global Florida Legislature votes to share voter information
Author: 0 Florida Legislature votes to share voter information

Likewise, Arizona, Republicans blocked debate over whether to ban bump stocks, which convert semi-automatic weapons into fully automatic ones, but then voted to debate anti-porn bill. In fact, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health associate professor Eric Schrimshaw told CNN , "Growing evidence also suggests that it is not pornography in general that may be correlated with potential negative outcomes".

Global Dozens killed after bus crashes off cliff in Peru
Author: 0 Dozens killed after bus crashes off cliff in Peru

The bus was carrying some 45 passengers, according to operator Rey Latino, but police said the figure was likely higher because additional passengers boarded along the route and did not appear in the initial register. The injured were taken to hospital in the city of Camana, some 57 kilometers (35 miles) from the accident site near the town of Ocona. Three seriously injured passengers were to be transferred by helicopter to regional capital Arequipa, Civil Defense chief Jacqueline Choque said.

Global Amit Shah's visit to coastal Karnataka might up the communal ante
Author: 0 Amit Shah's visit to coastal Karnataka might up the communal ante

Asking the party workers to strengthen the organisation at the booth level, he said he would come for review at the district level next. On the second day of the tour he addressed a gathering in Surathkal of press people and said the state wanted a change from Congress " " goonda governance' .

Global Olympics men's hockey: Czech Republic sends United States of America home with shootout victory
Author: 0 Olympics men's hockey: Czech Republic sends United States of America home with shootout victory

He is the first Team USA player to have two two-goal games in the same Olympic tournament since Brian Rafalski in 2010. Based on their strong finish in group play, the Czech team hadn't played since Sunday. "To lose at the Olympics that way is pretty tough". The Czechs, chasing their first medal since winning bronze at the 2006 Turin Games, await the victor of Norway and Olympic Athletes of Russian Federation who play later on Wednesday.

Global Ferrari launches 2018 F1 auto
Author: 0 Ferrari launches 2018 F1 auto

Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen insisted the new halo on Ferrari's 2018 auto would not hinder performance as the Italian stable chases a first Formula One title in a decade. Drivers Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen said the auto was "beautiful" and they couldn't wait to start driving it. "We will all get used to using it".

Global Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny says he was briefly detained for organizing protests
Author: 0 Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny says he was briefly detained for organizing protests

A 41-year-old anti-corruption campaigner, Navalny was repeatedly jailed last year for organising some of Russia's biggest protests, targeting what he says are the luxury lifestyles of President Vladimir Putin and his inner circle. Navalny also organized large-scale protests in June and in March, but he could not fully take part in them because police detained him each time. Tweeting before his detention, Navalny said Volkov had been planning to fly to the Russian regional republic of ...

Global Trump proposes tougher checks for gun buyers
Author: 0 Trump proposes tougher checks for gun buyers

We go to the airport, I can't get on a plane with a bottle of water, but we leave some animal to walk into a school and shoot our children". Some have objected to the idea of arming teachers, including a survivor of the Florida shooting .

Global School Shooting Survivors Confront Politicians at Florida Town Hall
Author: 0 School Shooting Survivors Confront Politicians at Florida Town Hall

He said a system where anxious family members could move to have a person temporarily lose their gun rights would be a step he would support to prevent future massacres, and that he hopes Florida will pass a system into law. "This is the eighth tragedy, the eighth tragedy, where we have seen numerous tips that have been reported and red flags", she said. Loesch said that she spoke for herself and the millions of members of the NRA in saying that "none of us support people who are insane, who ...

Global Mueller files new charges against Manafort and Gates
Author: 0 Mueller files new charges against Manafort and Gates

Citing court filings related to Manafort's bail, NBC News said that federal prosecutors said they have "substantial evidence" that a loan made from the Chicago bank to Manafort using some properties as collateral was secured through false representations made by Manafort, including inaccurate income statements.

Global Sub-Saharan Africa 'most corrupt in the world'
Author: 0 Sub-Saharan Africa 'most corrupt in the world'

Other countries in the region are placed as follows: Georgia 46th, Turkey - 81, Azerbaijan 122, Iran - 130. While New Zealand was ranked in the top spot, its score has dropped compared to previous years. The Corruption Perception Index 2017 has termed India as the worst offenders in the Asia-Pacific region. Governments should ensure that activists can speak freely throughout the region without fear of retaliation.

Global Qatar Airways plans to start airline in India
Author: 0 Qatar Airways plans to start airline in India

Both aircraft are complementary and provide for maximum commonality with unmatched operating efficiencies and the same unique passenger experience in their airspace cabin. "With its greater capacity compared to the A350-900, the newest wide-body will play a major role on the carrier's busiest long-haul routes and will contribute to strengthen their position at the forefront of the aviation industry".

Global Venezuela to launch 'petro gold' cryptocurrency backed by gold - Maduro
Author: 0 Venezuela to launch 'petro gold' cryptocurrency backed by gold - Maduro

It contains a guide on how to set up a virtual wallet for the currency, which the government claims will be backed by oil produced by the state-owned oil company, PDVSA. "Within the framework of policies to strengthen monetary sovereignty and promote welfare by bringing power closer to its citizens, the government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has chose to embark on an ambitious project for the future, with the vision of turning the country into a blockchain-based solutions ...

Global Wendy Williams takes break from talk show to rest
Author: 0 Wendy Williams takes break from talk show to rest

I was pissed. Encore performances, really?" stated Williams to her audience in a conversation transcribed by US Weekly . She asked who will pay her bills from now on. She said at the time: "I have thyroid disease". She then listed off other symptoms, including irritability, weight loss, anxiety , difficulty swallowing and moist hands.

Global Iran Threatens to Flatten Tel Aviv and Kill Netanyahu if Israel Attacks
Author: 0 Iran Threatens to Flatten Tel Aviv and Kill Netanyahu if Israel Attacks

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif described the Israeli Prime Minister's demonstration as a circus that does not even deserve an answer. You should. He said Tehran was seeking peace in the region based on mutual respect. On Sunday, he focused equally on the threat created by Iran's conventional military entrenchment in Syria .

Global Egypt opens Rafah crossing 'exceptionally' in both directions
Author: 0 Egypt opens Rafah crossing 'exceptionally' in both directions

Two Palestinian teenagers were killed by Israeli fire on Saturday as Israeli jets struck the Gaza Strip after four soldiers were wounded in a bomb blast on the border. Hamas says the cuts are endangering the functioning of Gaza hospitals. The ambassador's response angered the hospital cleaning workers, who began throwing shoes at him and tearing up pictures of the Qatari emir.

Global I'll never disappoint the nation, says Nawaz Sharif
Author: 0 I'll never disappoint the nation, says Nawaz Sharif

Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday told a rally in Lodhran that decisions are made through voters' thumbs and not by the umpire's finger. The former premier said that in 1990, he was ousted two years into the tenure and in 1997, after a period of three years.

Global Local Organizations Encouraging Early Voting in March Primaries
Author: 0 Local Organizations Encouraging Early Voting in March Primaries

Mark your calendar with important dates for the primary elections. "Under the winner-take-all system, US citizens have been denied their constitutional right to an equal vote in Presidential elections", said BSF Chairman David Boies in a press release announcing the lawsuits.

Global Westlake High School students hold walkout to protest recent gun violence
Author: 0 Westlake High School students hold walkout to protest recent gun violence

Some wore T-shirts and carried signs reading "We call B.S.", one of the slogans of the movement started by students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where 17 students and educators were slain by a gunman with an AR-15 semiautomatic assault rifle in the second-deadliest shooting at a USA public school.

Global Doping: a hockey player in slovenian tested positive
Author: 0 Doping: a hockey player in slovenian tested positive

In a statement issued by the Slovenian's Olympic committee, Jeglic said he had been taking an asthma medication that contained the banned substance Fenoterol and he had neglected to declare it and seek an exception. "He's a big part of our team ". Ice Hockey - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Men's Playoff Match - Slovenia v Norway - Gangneung Hockey Centre, Gangneung, South Korea - February 20, 2018 - Players of Norway's team celebrate their win.

Global Japanese man wins custody of 13 children born to surrogates
Author: 0 Japanese man wins custody of 13 children born to surrogates

In August 2014, Thai authorities stormed the Bangkok condo of Japanese millionaire Mitsutoki Shigeta to find one baby, then another and another, until they counted nine surrogate babies in all, each accompanied by a nanny. His lawyer, Kong Suriyamonthol, also refuted the allegations and said Shigeta had grown up in an extended family and had always wanted a large family of his own following which he was given parental rights of three of his children in 2015.

Global Netanyahu: 'They concoct a new case every two hours'
Author: 0 Netanyahu: 'They concoct a new case every two hours'

Shaul Elovitch, a family friend of Netanyahu who controls telecoms firm Bezeq through his Eurocom holding company, was arrested along with his wife, his son and Bezeq's CEO Stella Handler, police said yesterday. Ultimately, Avichai Mandelblit was appointed attorney-general and took office in February 2016, but the police said that they were cracking down on the attempted bribery scheme in any case to root out any crimes committed.

Global Trump denies kissing receptionist at Trump Tower
Author: 0 Trump denies kissing receptionist at Trump Tower

Trump dismissed her claims as "another false accusation". Trump's second tweet on Tuesday, referring to one of his accusers having her mortgage "paid off", appeared to be a reference to Jill Harth. He would not say why he made the payment, but Daniels went on record in the past claiming that she carried on a months-long affair with Trump just after First Lady Melania Trump gave birth to their son Barron.

Global India Could Have Its Own Hyperloop Soon, Thanks To Richard Branson
Author: 0 India Could Have Its Own Hyperloop Soon, Thanks To Richard Branson

And, according to The Economic Times, India just might be the first market for Hyperloop One , ahead of the Middle East, Northern Europe and the USA, where the company is considering rolling out its service. This will decrease journey time by three hours for travelers. When will the Mumbai to Pune hyperloop be ready? We had reported a year ago that the government of Andhra Pradesh had signed an MOU with Hyperloop one to connect Vijayawada with their new capital Amravati.

Global Abbas, Haley spar over Israel at Security Council meeting
Author: 0 Abbas, Haley spar over Israel at Security Council meeting

Talks to restart peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians have been rocky in the a year ago since Trump took office, despite his eagerness to reach the "ultimate deal". Last week, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was asked whether the US decision on Jerusalem complicated his work and made the pursuit of an Israeli-Palestinian peace even more hard.

Global Russian Federation urges United States of America not to play with fire in Syria
Author: 0 Russian Federation urges United States of America not to play with fire in Syria

In a deja vu warning, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is warning the USA that its actions in Syria will break up the country. In recent days , media outlets, open-source researchers, and relatives and colleagues of Russian mercenary soldiers have said that many Russians - possibly dozens or hundreds - may have died in the exchange.

Global Merkel's future in Social Democrat hands as party vote starts
Author: 0 Merkel's future in Social Democrat hands as party vote starts

Angela Merkel is speculated to pave the way for her "crown princess;" and to secure her legacy as chancellor, she has nominated the head of the state of Saarland, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, to be the CDU's next secretary general. She had to make painful concessions to the SPD to break months of political deadlock after an inconclusive election on September 24. Such an outcome could result in new elections - likely an unfavorable scenario for the party.

Global India has been an important global market for us: Donald Trump Junior
Author: 0 India has been an important global market for us: Donald Trump Junior

Trump Jr's week-long trip comes as his father takes a harder line toward Pakistan and China while strengthening ties with India, where the Trump family earned up to $3m (£2.14m) in royalties in 2016. He met a group of real estate developers at the Oberoi Hotel in New Delhi. The site of the under-construction Trump Tower in Kolkata, India. Last week, he had emphasised that his trip will not involve politics, and that he does not have any meetings scheduled with government officials during his ...

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