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Global We recognise India's legitimacy to ensure security against cross-border terrorism
Author: 0 We recognise India's legitimacy to ensure security against cross-border terrorism

Indians took to the streets in celebration across the country on Tuesday (Feb 26) after the government said it carried out air strikes inside Pakistan , killing hundreds of militants in a training camp. Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi listens during a news conference at the Foreign Ministry in Islamabad, Pakistan August 20, 2018. "We would even say that civilian population from India can come to Pakistan through authorised entry points, see it [the area] for yourselves, go ...

Global Michael Cohen Disbarred After Conviction for Lying Under Oath
Author: 0 Michael Cohen Disbarred After Conviction for Lying Under Oath

Dean, who blew the whistle on White House misdeeds to the Senate Watergate Committee and served time in prison, wrote a best-selling memoir called "Blind Ambition". Cummings has not indicated that he will ask Cohen, for instance, about the veracity of a BuzzFeed report from January that Trump directed him to lie to Congress about negotiations for a Trump Tower in Moscow in 2016.

Global Saudi Arabia appoints ambassador to Washington
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia appoints ambassador to Washington

She is familiar with U.S. politics and society, having lived in Washington when her father Prince Bandar was ambassador (1983-2005), and studied at United States universities, the National website reported . USA lawmakers this month also said they were probing whether Trump was rushing to sell sensitive nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia, voicing fears that it could be misused to make an atomic bomb.

Global Iranian foreign minister and architect of Iran nuclear deal abruptly resigns
Author: 0 Iranian foreign minister and architect of Iran nuclear deal abruptly resigns

A Foreign Ministry spokesman, Abbas Mousavi, confirmed to the state-run IRNA news agency minutes later that Zarif had resigned but gave no reason for his departure. Zarif has his own verified Instagram account , which has close to 200 posts and close to 700,000 followers. However the USA has threatened sanctions on European companies doing business with Iran, putting the future of the deal in doubt.

Global Labour Party Leader Calls For 'Public Vote' on Brexit
Author: 0 Labour Party Leader Calls For 'Public Vote' on Brexit

What he exactly said was that he would support an amendment that supports a "public vote to prevent a damaging Tory Brexit ". If Jeremy Corbyn is about to win lots of new friends as a result of his announcement that he could, after all, back another referendum on Brexit, he also risks making a lot of his core voters very unhappy indeed.

Global Meghan Markle flaunts a bespoke Dior gown in Morocco
Author: 0 Meghan Markle flaunts a bespoke Dior gown in Morocco

Royal momma-to-be Meghan Markle is inching closer to her due date and celebrations for the bundle of joy are in full swing. By providing the public with that example, they tried to change the perspective from which she is seen in public.

Global U.S. Democrats will subpoena Mueller's Russia report if needed - Schiff
Author: 0 U.S. Democrats will subpoena Mueller's Russia report if needed - Schiff

He said anything less than complete disclosure would leave Barr, who now oversees the investigation, with "a tarnished legacy". The said report supposedly finished and filed during Friday, but released Saturday due to reviews. He added that he has a lot of faith in Barr, and he's glad that Barr - not Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein - will make the decision on releasing Mueller's findings.

Global Former Trump campaign worker sues over unwanted kiss claim
Author: 0 Former Trump campaign worker sues over unwanted kiss claim

Ms Johnson turned her head, trying to avoid a kiss, but Mr Trump still managed to kiss the corner of her mouth, the lawsuit alleges . "I immediately felt violated because I wasn't expecting it or wanting it", she said. According to the lawsuit, Ms Johnson called her partner and her parents in tears the day of the encounter with Mr Trump and described what had happened.

Global Fire guts 300 cars at Aero India 2019 parking lot in Bengaluru
Author: 0 Fire guts 300 cars at Aero India 2019 parking lot in Bengaluru

However, it was soon confirmed that no aircraft were involved in the accident and the fire was created by human mishap only. In her inaugural address, Sitharaman had said the aerospace sector in the country is gradually moving towards being an exporter and not merely an importer.

Global Rain and storms, turning to snow and wind
Author: 0 Rain and storms, turning to snow and wind

We'll see mixed precipitation through Saturday morning with blizzard conditions expected Saturday afternoon into Saturday night with total snow accumulations of two to six inches, along with a light glaze of.10 inches of ice accumulation possible.

Global Saudi crown prince visits the Great Wall of China
Author: 0 Saudi crown prince visits the Great Wall of China

Princess Reema, whose father Bandar bin Sultan al-Saud held the post from 1983 until 2005, grew up in the U.S. and Saudi Arabia, and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in museum studies from George Washington University. She has recently served in the kingdom's sports commission. The US lawmakers have been threatening Saudi Arabia of tough action in the wake of Khashoggi's killing.

Global Boeing 767 Crashes Near Houston
Author: 0 Boeing 767 Crashes Near Houston

Hawthorne said the first things he saw in the water at the crash scene were things like bed sheets, women's clothing, and fiberglass. Atlas Air and another leasing company, Air Transport Services Group, or ATSG, each operate 20 Boeing 767-300 jets to serve Amazon's delivery network.

Global Kurds Laud US Decision to Keep Some Troops in Syria
Author: 0 Kurds Laud US Decision to Keep Some Troops in Syria

But Trump has been under pressure from multiple advisers to adjust his policy to ensure the protection of Kurdish forces, who supported the fight against ISIS and who might now be threatened by Turkey, and to serve as a bulwark against Iran's influence.

Global Iran ‘successfully fires’ missile from submarine in Gulf war games
Author: 0 Iran ‘successfully fires’ missile from submarine in Gulf war games

Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander Ismail Kowsari reportedly stated in July that Iran may close the Strait of Hormuz to oil traffic from the Persian Gulf if the United States renews sanctions against the Islamic Republic. Tehran insists that its missile program is "purely defensive" and compliant with the resolution but it has developed medium-range ballistic missiles capable of reaching arch-foe Israel.

Global Theresa May to hold meaningful vote on Brexit deal by 12 March
Author: 0 Theresa May to hold meaningful vote on Brexit deal by 12 March

They said: "Beyond the next few days, there simply will not be time to agree a deal and complete all the necessary legislation before March 29". "The meeting is the message", European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker told reporters, summing up the largely symbolic nature of the summit, while EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said "this summit is, in itself, a deliverable".

Global Toxic alcohol kills 70 tea workers in India
Author: 0 Toxic alcohol kills 70 tea workers in India

The incident is the latest in India's long battle to control fake or illegal alcohol, which is affordable and readily available to many impoverished people. "Since both the mother and the son are dead, we can not readily say from where they had procured the spurious liquor from", Singh said. The first victims died on Thursday, the administrator of the Golaghat district in Assam, Dhiren Hazarika, is quoted as saying by Agence France-Presse (AFP).

Global Vietnam issues traffic ban for Kim's possible arrival route
Author: 0 Vietnam issues traffic ban for Kim's possible arrival route

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un departed for Hanoi by train on Saturday for a summit with US President Donald Trump, a news report said. North Korea's Korean Central News Agency ( KCNA ) said Sunday that the North Korean leader left Pyongyang to begin the journey to Vietnam at around 5 p.m.

Author: 0 Mueller team's sentencing memo on Manafort is released

Deceit was fundamental to Manafort's crimes, prosecutors wrote, and "it extended to tax preparers, bookkeepers, banks, the Treasury Department, the Department of Justice National Security Division, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Special Counsel's Office, the grand jury, his own legal counsel, members of Congress, and members of the executive branch of the United States government".

Global What we know about plane that crashed into Trinity Bay
Author: 0 What we know about plane that crashed into Trinity Bay

The plane was branded as an Amazon Prime Air jet, according to FlightRadar24.com. "What I will tell you is I don't believe that there's any way that anybody could have survived". There's been just one fatality on a US-registered passenger airline since Feb 12, 2009. An investigation has been launched by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).

Global Vote counting begins in Nigeria's delayed presidential election
Author: 0 Vote counting begins in Nigeria's delayed presidential election

Fielding questions from journalists on Channels TV on Saturday, Okoye said the onus lies on presiding officers at each polling unit to educate voters. Many Nigerians said the election will be decided by economic issues after a rough term for Buhari that saw a rare, months-long recession. "The government made the decision - in consultation with the security agencies - that it is better and more useful for the security agents, including soldiers, police, Civil Defence, DSS, etc to focus their ...

Global Turkey rejects Indian accusations against Pakistan over Pulwama incident
Author: 0 Turkey rejects Indian accusations against Pakistan over Pulwama incident

On Thursday, the UN Security Council issued a statement that "condemned in the strongest terms" the Pulwama attack , and named Jaish for the "heinous and cowardly suicide bombing ". "We would like to see it stop", Trump said on February 22. "There is a lot of problems between India and Pakistan because of what just happened", he said.

Global Catholic Leaders Meet for Historic Summit on Clerical Sex Abuse
Author: 0 Catholic Leaders Meet for Historic Summit on Clerical Sex Abuse

Two Catholic cardinals claim homosexuality is to blame for the sexual abuse scandal engulfing the Church - not the clerics themselves. Thousands of people are thought to have been abused by priests over many decades. What has the Pope said? Corrupt legal systems or draconian laws in some countries make it unrealistic, church officials have said, for the Vatican to mandate that all bishops report abuse accusations to criminal authorities.

Global Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman meets Chinese president, bags oil deal
Author: 0 Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman meets Chinese president, bags oil deal

The prince meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping later on Friday, highlighting Saudi Arabia's importance as one of China's top oil suppliers and a market for its exports, including military drones. China firmly supports Saudi Arabia's efforts on promoting economic diversification and social reforms and safeguarding its national sovereignty, security and stability, stated Xi, saying that China opposes any moves to interfere in Saudi Arabia's internal affairs.

Global Time's Up leader resigned after sexual allegation against son
Author: 0 Time's Up leader resigned after sexual allegation against son

The 36-year-old allegedly touched her genitalia, kissed her neck and rubbed his erect but clothed penis against her - leaving Gellert feeling "violated". "Our COO, Rebecca Goldman, will serve as interim CEO while we conduct an executive search". Borders assumed her role at Time's Up on November 1.

Global NYT publisher: Trump 'retreating from a distinctly American principle'
Author: 0 NYT publisher: Trump 'retreating from a distinctly American principle'

Former acting FBI director Andrew McCabe says mounting evidence that U.S. President Donald Trump was in collusion with Russian Federation led him to open an obstruction of justice and counterintelligence investigation. "As the deputy attorney general previously has stated, based on his personal dealings with the president, there is no basis to invoke the 25th Amendment, nor was the DAG in a position to consider invoking the 25th Amendment", a spokeswoman said in a recent statement .

Global Shamima Begum: Danny Dyer challenged to fight by 'ex-marine' over support
Author: 0 Shamima Begum: Danny Dyer challenged to fight by 'ex-marine' over support

In an interview with the BBC on Monday, she said she did not regret travelling to Syria , though she added that she did not agree with everything the IS group had done. Her sister Renu Begum, writing on behalf of the family, asked how they could help the Home Secretary "in bringing my nephew home to us". "If a parent does lose their British citizenship, it does not affect the rights of their child", he told the House of Commons.

Global Labour and Tories face more resignations with Independent Group growing
Author: 0 Labour and Tories face more resignations with Independent Group growing

The Tory defectors also complained about the disproportionate power of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party, or DUP, which is propping up May's minority government after her disastrous showing in the 2017 snap elections. Ex-education secretary Justine Greening and former attorney general Dominic Grieve both indicated they would leave the party if the Government backed a no-deal Brexit.

Global Trump coming to Japan for new Emperor enthronement and G20 summit
Author: 0 Trump coming to Japan for new Emperor enthronement and G20 summit

The United States will eventually require North Korea to provide a full declaration of its nuclear capabilities, and Washington is optimistic that Pyongyang will meet this demand before the end of the denuclearization process, a USA senior administration official told reporters on Thursday.

Global Trump in 'no rush' to denuclearize North Korea
Author: 0 Trump in 'no rush' to denuclearize North Korea

Speaking to reporters at the White House on Wednesday, Trump also said he expects to meet with Kim again after their February 27-28 summit in Hanoi , the Vietnamese capital. Shortly after Biegun's negotiations with Kim Hyok-chol at that time, Trump announced that Hanoi would host his talks with the North's leader .

Global Worker details alleged ballot fraud in North Carolina election board hearing
Author: 0 Worker details alleged ballot fraud in North Carolina election board hearing

McCrae Dowless was called to the stand near the end of the hearing's first day. Britt said Dowless gave her note last Thursday with instructions on what she should say at the evidentiary hearing to protect her and to clear him. She said that Dowless' cohort would fill in the empty votes for more minor, down-ballot races. It's illegal in North Carolina for anyone other than a guardian or close family member to handle a voter's ballot.

Global Venezuela to Close Border With Brazil on Thursday Night - Maduro
Author: 0 Venezuela to Close Border With Brazil on Thursday Night - Maduro

Embattled Maduro has dismissed Guaido's humanitarian caravan as a "cheap show" and insisted aid is a precursor for a USA military intervention in the oil-rich but economically crippled Latin American country. Mr Guaido is backed by the U.S. and dozens of nations, while Mr Maduro is supported by Russia, China, Cuba, Turkey and many other countries. Some political analysts say Saturday's border showdown is less about resolving Venezuela's needs and more about testing the military's loyalty by ...

Global India reiterates plan to stop sharing of water with Pakistan
Author: 0 India reiterates plan to stop sharing of water with Pakistan

At least 40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed last Thursday after a auto loaded with explosives rammed into a bus carrying the soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir . But India has not utilised river waters it is permitted to use under the agreement, he said. They have gone to war twice over Kashmir and have been engaged in talks over water rights for decades.

Global Judge imposes gag order on Trump confidant Stone after post
Author: 0 Judge imposes gag order on Trump confidant Stone after post

Stone was ordered to appear in court by US District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson after he posted the inflammatory picture of her on his Instagram account several days ago. If Jackson determines that Stone did violate the conditions of his release, the worst consequences Stone could face include being charged for additional crimes like obstruction of justice and sent to jail or fined.

Global UK Revokes Citizenship Of 19-Year-Old Shamima Begum Who Joined ISIS
Author: 0 UK Revokes Citizenship Of 19-Year-Old Shamima Begum Who Joined ISIS

Javid stressed that the removal of citizenship "is only used in extreme circumstances, where conducive to the public good". Under global law, it is illegal to strip someone of citizenship if doing so would leave that person stateless. After being radicalised in London by online IS agents, then 15-year old Begum travelled to Raqqa in 2015 and married Dutch fighter Yago Riedijk, 12 years her senior.

Global US says Alabama woman who joined Islamic State can't return
Author: 0 US says Alabama woman who joined Islamic State can't return

Earlier Wednesday, Pompeo said in a statement that she "is not a USA citizen and will not be admitted into the United States". But on Wednesday, Pompeo issued a statement declaring that she "is not a USA citizen and will not be admitted into the United States".

Global Border wall, bullet train: California vs. Trump escalates
Author: 0 Border wall, bullet train: California vs. Trump escalates

President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday to criticize California's lead role in a multistate lawsuit challenging his emergency declaration to pay for a U.S. "This is California's money, and we are going to fight for it". The agreement does not require the California High-Speed Rail Authority to build trains for the track.

Global Trump Reacts To Possibly Impending Mueller Report
Author: 0 Trump Reacts To Possibly Impending Mueller Report

An official briefed on the discussions said Rosenstein wants to ensure a smooth transition, which includes the Mueller investigation. A justice department official quoted by Reuters said Mr Rosenstein's decision was not linked to renewed claims that he had once suggested secretly recording Mr Trump.

Global McCabe: 'I think it's possible' Trump is a Russian asset
Author: 0 McCabe: 'I think it's possible' Trump is a Russian asset

The goal was to ensure that the information collected under the investigations, which included probes of Trump associates and possible co-ordination between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, would survive the firings or reassignments of top law enforcement officials.

Global ISIS Bride Shamima Begum Has UK Citizenship Revoked
Author: 0 ISIS Bride Shamima Begum Has UK Citizenship Revoked

As yet we have not had direct contact with Shamima, we are hoping to establish communications with her soon so that we can verify the above", the lawyer added. "The security services came to speak to me and I was honest, I told them my whole story so now it's up to them to judge", Iqbal said. "What we can say is right now ...

Global Several skiers buried in Swiss avalanche
Author: 0 Several skiers buried in Swiss avalanche

Roughly half of the 920-yard avalanche made a direct hit across the ski slope, he said. An afternoon avalanche on the busy Plaine-Morte ski track on Crans-Montana buried several skiers under snow on Tuesday, Swiss police said. The ski resort's website showed the avalanche warning indicator was at the second of five possible levels, indicating a moderate risk. The vast majority of deadly avalanches in the Alpine nation hit people skiing off-piste.

Global Roger Stone Deletes Photo of Judge Amy Berman Jackson, Apologizes
Author: 0 Roger Stone Deletes Photo of Judge Amy Berman Jackson, Apologizes

The photo has since been taken down from his Instagram account, but Mediaite posted a screenshot of it. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson's face is in the photo. "They use the logo in many photos". The photograph does appear on at least one far-right blog, emblazoned with the crosshairs-like logo. The court apology was filed later on Monday.

Global Bernie Sanders launches second Democratic US presidential bid
Author: 0 Bernie Sanders launches second Democratic US presidential bid

Those are mainstream positions for the party now, with Democratic presidential contenders including fellow Senators Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, Kirsten Gillibrand and Cory Booker promoting similar views. But he consistently underperformed among African-American and Latino voters and suffered humbling defeats to Clinton in diverse states, like California and SC.

Global 3 children, woman killed in MI shooting
Author: 0 3 children, woman killed in MI shooting

The four bodies were found at a home northeast of Kent City, Sheriff Michelle LaJoye-Young said. Investigators are speaking with the people who reported the incident and they are forensically looking at the scene, Lajoye-Young said. Since the deadly February 14, 2018, shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, saw 17 killed and 17 more injured, experts have astonishingly counted at least 1200 children killed by gunfire in the USA in the following 12 months ...

Global China Accuses US of Trying to Block its Tech Development
Author: 0 China Accuses US of Trying to Block its Tech Development

No country in Europe, however, has issued a blanket veto on using Huawei technology in the way the US has urged. China's National Intelligence Law plainly says that Chinese organizations and citizens shall support, assist and co-operate with state intelligence work, prompting national security concerns in Canada.

Global UK’s Hunt says Brexit talks in ‘crucial final period’
Author: 0 UK’s Hunt says Brexit talks in ‘crucial final period’

Unless May can get a Brexit deal approved by the British parliament, she will have to decide whether to delay Brexit or thrust the world's fifth-largest economy into chaos by leaving without a deal at the end of March. "The attorney general shared his thinking in terms of the legal way forward and how we address the central issue of.the legal underpinning that is temporary and his advice to parliament in terms of the indefinite nature of the backstop", Mr Barclay said.

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