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Global Over 1000 need urgent medical evacuation from Ghouta
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The TV showed several women carrying babies and welcoming the Syrian army, claiming the rebels were preventing civilians from leaving eastern Ghouta. Syria's deputy foreign minister Faisal Mekdad denied opposition charges that government forces used poisonous gas in their attacks on some suburbs of Damascus.

Global Congress' list of candidates for Rajya Sabha elections
Author: 0 Congress' list of candidates for Rajya Sabha elections

TRS shortlisted J Santosh Kumar, B Prakash Mudiraj and B Lingaiah Yadav for Rajya Sabha. "It was discussed that either an educationalist or someone associated with social welfare, would be chosen, but under the present circumstances, the Left Front was forced to nominate Robin Deb who has equally good acceptance within the party as well as in other segments of the society", he said.

Global European Union seeks clarity on whether it will be hit by U.S. tariffs
Author: 0 European Union seeks clarity on whether it will be hit by U.S. tariffs

International Trade Secretary Liam Fox, who is to visit Washington next week to seek further detail on the planned levies, said it would be "absurd" for the United Kingdom to be included in Mr Trump's tariffs. "Consumers are just beginning to see more money in their paychecks following tax reform, but those gains will soon be offset by higher prices for products ranging from canned goods to cars to electronics".

Global Charges of terrorism by Duterte against United Nations expert denounced
Author: 0 Charges of terrorism by Duterte against United Nations expert denounced

Zeid said Duterte needs "psychiatric evaluation" as he stood up for his colleagues - Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples Vicky Tauli Corpuz, who the government sought to be declared as a terrorist, and Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial killings Agnes Callamard, who have been on the receiving end of Duterte's tirades.

Global Manchester City in fitness race ahead of Stoke City trip
Author: 0 Manchester City in fitness race ahead of Stoke City trip

The second half we forgot to attack. City brought in six players following the weekend's 1-0 win over Chelsea, and Guardiola admitted the changes may have affected the team. Still, the loss - only City's fourth in all competitions this season - came as a surprise, particularly after Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus put the home side ahead in the eighth minute on his first start in 2018.

Global Kenya president, opposition leader pledge reconciliation
Author: 0 Kenya president, opposition leader pledge reconciliation

Talking about their planned meeting on social media, the former SONU leader Babu Owino urged their supporters attending the meeting to be ready for anything, purporting that the meeting could as well not end so well. Madaxweynaha Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta ayaa sheegay in Raila Odinga uu yahay Walaalkii, isla markaana ay billaabayaan geedi socodka ay wada xaajoonayaan halka ay dhibaatada iyo kala qeybsanaanto ka timid.

Global Steve Bannon: Wear label of 'racist' as a 'badge of honor'
Author: 0 Steve Bannon: Wear label of 'racist' as a 'badge of honor'

Wear it as a badge of honor". At a news conference following his speech, Bannon gave his explanation for the recent high-profile staff departures from the White House. In a surprise appearance on Saturday, former Trump adviser Steve Bannon addressed France's far-right National Front, telling a gathering of the party that they are "part of a worldwide movement that is bigger than France, bigger than Italy, bigger than Hungary - bigger than all of it.

Global Syrian army intensifies Ghouta assault
Author: 0 Syrian army intensifies Ghouta assault

A spokesman for Jaish al-Islam, one of the two main insurgent groups in Eastern Ghouta, said rebels had repelled the Mesraba attack. On Friday a United Nations convoy was able to successfully deliver aid to the area, after previous deliveries were halted by shelling.

Global 'Turkey can enter Afrin centre at any moment'
Author: 0 'Turkey can enter Afrin centre at any moment'

The Kurdish YPG is contesting this claim, however , with YPG spokesman Nouri Mahmoud saying that the Turks are more like 10 to 15 km away from Afrin , and that they definitely do not have the city surrounded. Tensions between the United States and Turkey has escalated as a result of the operation, with Ankara accusing Washington of leaving pockets of Daesh militants in Syria intact to justify continued cooperation with Kurdish forces in the country.

Global Social media reaction to Ireland's NatWest 6 Nations title win
Author: 0 Social media reaction to Ireland's NatWest 6 Nations title win

Unless England could claim a bonus-point win over France in Paris, Ireland would be crowned champions on Saturday night. Ireland adopted a positive approach from kick-off and, after putting Scotland under early pressure, opted to kick a penalty for touch rather than settle for three points from the boot of Jonathan Sexton.

Global Travel alert to Playa del Carmen scaled back
Author: 0 Travel alert to Playa del Carmen scaled back

State Department official said in an email. The U.S. Embassy in Mexico updated a travel warning for the Caribbean city of Playa del Carmen, narrowing the restricted areas government employees must avoid after an "ongoing security threat".

Global Disabled Man Killed by Israeli Soldiers in Hebron
Author: 0 Disabled Man Killed by Israeli Soldiers in Hebron

Al-Jaabari was critically injured during clashes between Israeli forces and local Palestinian youth in the city. An Israeli military spokesman said the slain man had been about to throw a fire-bomb at the troops, who were responding to an immediate threat when they shot him.

Global Do not forget to change your clocks: Daylight Saving Time starts this weekend
Author: 0 Do not forget to change your clocks: Daylight Saving Time starts this weekend

It's nearly time to change the clocks again. Let's be honest: With the advent of personal computers and smartphones, the burden of Daylight Saving Time is not as heavy as it once was. Daylight will last longer into the evening but take an hour longer to emerge in the morning. By 1966, airlines and other clock-watching businesses exhausted of such quirks and pushed Congress to pass the Uniform Time Act.

Global Messer speaks on Trump's North Korea stance
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In an evening tweet , Trump praised a possible future agreement with the communist North as "very good" for the worldwide community as a whole, after the USA leader stunned the world by accepting an invitation to meet Kim Jong Un before the end of May.

Global 'Bones from Pacific island likely those of Amelia Earhart'
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That "prior information" includes a piece of shoe found near the remains, along with an empty sextant box and a Benedictine bottle, both of which could have been included in Earhart's supplies. Earhart's humerus and radius length were measured using comparisons to scalable objects provided a forensic image processing laboratory. But in 2015, still other researchers concluded the original assessment that the bones belonged to a man was correct.

Global North Carolina vs Duke
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It was easier for Duke than it was for North Carolina, who went down 14-0 to start their quarterfinals game with Miami. The best rivalry in the sport, separated by less than 10 miles - but it's a game almost 500 miles away that could give one of them a chance at a No.

Global Students Arrested After Making Separate School Shooting Threats
Author: 0 Students Arrested After Making Separate School Shooting Threats

Non-emergency reports for Genoa Township Police can be made to 740-833-2800. Holt High School investigated, and a person of interest has been interviewed by the local Sheriff's Office. An additional police presence will be on campus on Monday before, during and after school, school officials say. All threats to our schools are investigated thoroughly.

Global Gunman takes hostages after shots fired at California veterans home
Author: 0 Gunman takes hostages after shots fired at California veterans home

California authorities say they've been trying to contact the gunman holding three veterans program employees hostage at the largest veterans home in the U.S. Army veteran and resident Bob Sloan, 73, was working at the home's TV station when a co-worker came in and said he had heard four gunshots coming from the Pathway Home .

Global Proposed alliance between BJP and Meghalaya lethal for democracy : Congress
Author: 0 Proposed alliance between BJP and Meghalaya lethal for democracy : Congress

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Wednesday allotted portfolios to the newly inducted ministers, while keeping several, including finance, personnel and planning, with himself. In Nagaland NDPP , BJP, JDU and Independent have formed the PDA which will be led by former chief minister Neiphu Rio. He returned to electoral politics in 2016, when the Tura Lok Sabha seat fell vacant following the sudden death of his father due to a heart attack.

Global Florida poised to remain on Daylight Savings Time year around
Author: 0 Florida poised to remain on Daylight Savings Time year around

Most people say "Daylight Savings Time ", but there really is only one. Who's in charge of time? Daylight Saving Time was initially enacted to save energy. Whether to observe daylight saving time is purely a state matter, so how a state determines that - through law, resolution, or executive order - is up to the state.

Global Davis scores 41 as Pelicans hold off Clippers
Author: 0 Davis scores 41 as Pelicans hold off Clippers

More importantly, he has helped the Pelicans win eight straight games, scoring 20+ points in each of those outings. They started their latest must-win game in halting fashion, missing shots and mishandling the ball. Not to be outdone, Holiday has recorded 26.8 points, 7.2 assists , 5.2 rebounds and 1.6 steals a game during that span. "That is why he is here, to make the big shots, especially down the stretch", Holiday said.

Global Meaford Has Much to Celebrate on International Women's Day
Author: 0 Meaford Has Much to Celebrate on International Women's Day

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) headquarters is pictured on the day of an Executive Board meeting on sanctions for Russian athletes in Lausanne, Switzerland December 5, 2017. "I find it a bit surprising", Konta writes, "that there are people out there who are unhappy that women get equal prize money at tournaments where the men and women compete together".

Global Domino's delivers 11th year of 'spring forward' fire safety campaign
Author: 0 Domino's delivers 11th year of 'spring forward' fire safety campaign

It's the law to have working smoke alarms on every storey of the home and outside all sleeping areas. The program, now in its 31st year, urges all Americans to adopt the simple, lifesaving habit of changing your smoke alarm and carbon monoxide detector batteries when setting clocks forward for the start of Daylight Saving Time.

Author: 0 Rampant Starc puts Australia in dominant position

South Africa may be doomed to defeat in the first Test against Australia but opening batsman Aiden Markram said after a career-defining century that his team's hopes had been raised for the rest of the four-match series. The David Warner and Quinton de Kock altercation was a regrettable incident. The attacking gameplay continued in the final session as well as the duo plundered 59 runs off the first 10 overs in the session and in the process Markram went on to notch his third Test ...

Global Trump says he'll impose tariffs in a
Author: 0 Trump says he'll impose tariffs in a "loving way"

Great country, great people, I love Sweden, but they understand I'm right. "When we're down by 30 billion, 40 billion, 60 billion, 100 billion, the trade war hurts them not us". "Me", he joked before adding that no one in the room got his joke. "But certainly there was meddling and probably there was meddling from other countries and maybe other individuals".

Global Richest People in the World
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The magazine estimated Bezos has a net worth of $112 billion , making him the first and only "centi-billionaire"- exceeding the $100 billion mark. The magazine named Jeff Bezos , the Amazon founder and chief executive, as the world's richest man with a $112bn fortune, usurping Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates , who dropped to second with $90bn.

Global ISIS releases video footage of Niger ambush that killed 4 U.S. soldiers
Author: 0 ISIS releases video footage of Niger ambush that killed 4 U.S. soldiers

A request that U.S. forces battling terrorists in Niger receive danger pay has languished in the bureaucracy since last fall, the head of U.S. Africa Command told Congress Tuesday, all while the battles continue. Two others are walking behind, firing their weapons at attackers. It shows the chaos of the attack, including the soldier wearing the camera being shot dead, with apparent ISIS fighters stalking past his body.

Global Expert Explains Tillerson's Africa Trip Goals
Author: 0 Expert Explains Tillerson's Africa Trip Goals

She said Namibia and Africa in general are counting on Russian support in future negotiations to bring this about. Lavrov will visit Angola, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Ethiopia. "Security partnerships are important, but they are invisible to a lot of people, and so leave United States engagement invisible as well". But then the results never lived up to the promise.

Global China Boosts Defense Spending Amid Military Modernization
Author: 0 China Boosts Defense Spending Amid Military Modernization

China has announced a military budget of 1.11 trillion yuan ($175bn; £126bn) for the coming year. China's military build-up has rattled the nerves of its neighbors, particularly because it has taken an increasingly assertive stance in its territorial disputes in the East and South China Seas and over Taiwan, which Beijing claims as its own.

Global Steelers Franchise Tag Le'Veon Bell For Second Straight Year
Author: 0 Steelers Franchise Tag Le'Veon Bell For Second Straight Year

The $11.2 million tag number for a safety is not overwhelmingly prohibitive if the Rams were interested in working out a longer-term deal before the deadline (the tag makes Joyner the fifth-highest paid safety in APY right now). The running back's casual threats - of sitting out part of the season or retiring altogether - don't change the fact that, like Brees and the Saints , Bell and the Steelers are unofficially inseparably tied together in 2018.

Global Trump Hails US Court Ruling Upholding Decision to End DACA
Author: 0 Trump Hails US Court Ruling Upholding Decision to End DACA

US District Judge Roger Titus made clear in his ruling late Monday that he did not support the decision to end DACA - "The Court does not like the outcome of this case", he wrote - and he had tough words for Trump, referring to the president's comments about immigrants, particularly those of Mexican, Central American, and Latin American descent, as "unfortunate, less-than-politically-correct", and "misguided, inconsistent, and occasionally irrational".

Global CMU shooting suspect expected to be arraigned Monday
Author: 0 CMU shooting suspect expected to be arraigned Monday

Davis is accused of shooting and killing his parents , Diva and James Davis Sr. of IL, around 9 a.m. Friday on the fourth floor of Campbell Hall in the Towers residence hall complex. Police have not said if the gun was his service weapon or a personal handgun. James Davis is described as being 5 feet 10 inches tall, and weighing 135 lbs.

Global YSR Congress MPs to resign if special status not given to AP
Author: 0 YSR Congress MPs to resign if special status not given to AP

YSRCP Rajya Sabha MP V. Vijayasai Reddy charged N. Chandrababu Naidu-led Telugu Desam Party (TDP), saying: "Under what moral right did Chandrababu Naidu sell Andhra Pradesh's interest by trading special status for the so-called "special package" - details of which are unknown?" Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday joined the bandwagon of politicians demanding Special Category Status for Andhra Pradesh.

Global Sunjuwan military camp attack mastermind killed in
Author: 0 Sunjuwan military camp attack mastermind killed in "surgical operation"

Waqas' death is the second major blow to Jaish in the past four months, as the group's senior Kashmir commander Noor Mohammad Tantray was neutralised by the forces in Awantipora in December a year ago. Besides being the mastermind of the terror attack on the Sunjwan Army camp in Jammu, he had also planned a suicide attack on a CRPF camp in south Kashmir's Lethpora in which five CRPF men lost their lives.

Global Social Democrats sign up for new Merkel-led government
Author: 0 Social Democrats sign up for new Merkel-led government

In the end, about 66 percent of the valid votes cast by the party's 464,000 members favored a coalition deal with Merkel's Christian Democrats and their Bavarian sister party. "The SPD will be in the next government", said SPD's caretaker chairman Olaf Scholz, adding that his party plans to send three male and three women ministers to the cabinet.

Global Putin asks U.S. to send evidence of vote meddling
Author: 0 Putin asks U.S. to send evidence of vote meddling

Putin also claimed to have a "hypersonic" nuclear cruise missile that would be launched from a bomber and would evade any existing defenses. The US has been tracking Russia's nuclear-powered underwater drone project following a 2015, Russian "leak", which revealed plans of the underwater drone, complete with images of what the government-aligned television station NTV said was its nuclear warhead.

Global Trailed by legal woes, Netanyahu to meet 'true friend' Trump
Author: 0 Trailed by legal woes, Netanyahu to meet 'true friend' Trump

Trump noted that other presidents hesitated to move the embassy from Tel Aviv and said that his decision can clear the air for an eventual peace deal. He also wants Europe to punish Iran's support for the anti-Israeli militant group Hezbollah, Yemen's Houthi rebels and Syrian President Bashar Assad's government.

Global England wins nail-biter; take 2-1 lead against New Zealand
Author: 0 England wins nail-biter; take 2-1 lead against New Zealand

It prompted a dramatic collapse by New Zealand in which they plummeted from 80-1 to 103-6. Watch the fourth ODI between New Zealand and England , at University Oval in Dunedin , live from 9.30pm on Tuesday on Sky Sports Cricket (channel 404) and Sky Sports Mix (channel 121).

Global PNG quake leaves 67 dead: Red Cross
Author: 0 PNG quake leaves 67 dead: Red Cross

Regmi explained that water and sanitation were major concerns for local communities. The natural disaster damaged the impoverished nation's biggest-ever development project as well, the PNG LNG project operated by USA energy giant ExxonMobil, setting it back by up to 8 weeks as the facilities damaged by the quake would undergo repairs.

Global Americans Warned As Security Threat Prompts Closure Of US Embassy In Turkey
Author: 0 Americans Warned As Security Threat Prompts Closure Of US Embassy In Turkey

The US Embassy in Turkey told American citizens it is closed to the public Monday because of a "security threat", and advised them to "keep a low profile", the embassy said in a security alert. In 2015 and 2016, several terror attacks happened in the Turkish capital by PYD/PKK and Daesh terrorist groups, claiming innocent lives and injuring many others.

Global U.S. condemns 'brutal' assault on Syria's Eastern Ghouta
Author: 0 U.S. condemns 'brutal' assault on Syria's Eastern Ghouta

Assad spoke to a small group of reporters in Damascus on Sunday and said the five-hour daily "humanitarian pause" in eastern Ghouta would continue so that any civilians who wanted to leave could do so. "People are moving out because of the relentless bombing". Gunfire was audible during a broadcast by a Syrian state television journalist from a position he said had been captured by the advancing forces.

Global Police identify Alabama man who killed himself near White House
Author: 0 Police identify Alabama man who killed himself near White House

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump were in Florida at the time of the incident which took place yesterday when the man, standing in a crowd of more than 100 people near the White House, shot himself. "We're aware of the incident", said White House deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley from Mar-a-Lago. The Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Police Department is the lead investigative organization for the shooting, supported by the Secret Service and other law enforcement agencies.

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