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Australia, US, India, Japan mulling 'infrastructure scheme to rival China' Australia, US, India, Japan mulling 'infrastructure scheme to rival China'
- February 20, 2018

The business newspaper quoted a senior USA official saying that the scheme was expected to be discussed between Australia and the United States during Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's visit to Washington DC this week. Meanwhile, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on Monday said that China was the largest trading partner for Australia and OBOR was one option whereby nations could access funds for critical infrastructure. (more...)
Kenyan photographer chosen to do concept art for Black Panther film Kenyan photographer chosen to do concept art for Black Panther film
- February 20, 2018

And the gorgeous look that Angela Bassett wore in Black Panther was clearly worth all of the time and effort! Disney-Marvel's " Black Panther " is heading for a super-heroic $218 million debut over the four-day President's Day weekend at 4,020 North American locations, estimates showed Sunday. (more...)
Wreckage of crashed Iranian plane found in Isfahan Wreckage of crashed Iranian plane found in Isfahan
- February 20, 2018

In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency , a rescue helicopter flies over the Dena mountains while searching for wreckage of a plane in southern Iran, Feb. "Some large parts of the plane, which were labelled with the Aseman company logo, were seen", said the pilot, identified by state TV only as Capt. Soheili. (more...)
S.Korea to Move Ahead with War Exercises Despite Korean Peace Process S.Korea to Move Ahead with War Exercises Despite Korean Peace Process
- February 20, 2018

North Korea sparked World War 3 fears when the rogue state launched several test missiles, with its despot leader Kim Jong-un telling US President Donald Trump he would be willing to strike the US territory of Guam. But its impact is spreading to other areas - inter-Korean relations and the US-South Korea alliance. Cannon Institute for Global Studies Research director, Kunihiko Miyake believed after the quadrennial games ends, North Korea would resume its provocation in the area, thus ... (more...)
Pennsylvania redraws 'unconstitutional' political boundaries in potential boost to Democrats Pennsylvania redraws 'unconstitutional' political boundaries in potential boost to Democrats
- February 20, 2018

In 1962, the 9th District was centered around Lancaster, and Franklin County was in the 12th District. 19, 2018, redrew the congressional district surrounding Franklin County. The court majority defended the court's action to draw the map: "Neither the General Assembly nor the governor sought an extension of the dates set forth in our January 22 Order". (more...)
Israeli warplanes hit Gaza after new rocket attack Israeli warplanes hit Gaza after new rocket attack
- February 20, 2018

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) were locating for an impact site. Liberman stressed that the IDF is prepared "for every scenario without any warning". "The Hamas terror organisation is accountable for this incident and its consequences, as well as everything happening in and from the Gaza Strip, above and below ground", the army said yesterday. (more...)
Donald Trump Jr arrives in India, to dine with luxury flat buyers Donald Trump Jr arrives in India, to dine with luxury flat buyers
- February 20, 2018

Full-page advertisements in Indian newspapers on Monday invited prospective investors to buy into the Trump Organisation's project in Gurugram to join Donald Trump Jr at a dinner later this week. He said his itinerary was created to steer clear of politics. Although the US embassy said Trump junior will be in Delhi on an unofficial visit, he is due to speak on Indo-Pacific relations at a business conference on Friday at which Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be the keynote speaker. (more...)
Qatar Open: Petra Kvitova beats Garbine Muguruza to win title Qatar Open: Petra Kvitova beats Garbine Muguruza to win title
- February 20, 2018

A clearly frustrated Halep said she needed further time away from the game to recuperate despite a straights sets victory in her quarter-final against American teenage qualifier, Catherine Bellis, 6-0 6-4. That backfired immediately as the break for Kvitova, which felt incoming, finally came with a flawless backhand victor which was perfectly hit into the corner. (more...)
Albanian PM moots co-presidency with Kosovo Albanian PM moots co-presidency with Kosovo
- February 20, 2018

He continued that Serbia will in the future endure in the struggle to achieve national and state interests, noting that the joint position of the European Union expressed in a recently adopted strategy for integration of Western Balkans does not specify that Serbia must recognize Kosovo in order to become a part of the EU. (more...)
Sheriff believes arming teachers will stop school shooting Sheriff believes arming teachers will stop school shooting
- February 20, 2018

Still, those who remain interested shouldn't hesitate to apply by emailing their name, contact information and school affiliation, he said. "We're going to talk about the different types of guns, and we're going to make it a very interesting and very thoughtful class", Jones said. (more...)
Lizzy Yarnold in third after two runs in Pyeongchang Lizzy Yarnold in third after two runs in Pyeongchang
- February 20, 2018

It started so well. The duo doubled Britain's medal count with their remarkable runs on a dramatic Saturday in Pyeonchang and became the first British duo to end up on a podium together. Whereas, the reigning Olympic Champion's time was only good enough for ninth in the session and she dropped down to third overall. Yarnold, tasked with defending the skeleton title she won in Sochi four years ago, was 0.002 seconds behind Flock heading into her final run but blew with away the Canadian ... (more...)
Canadian women advance to gold medal hockey game at Winter Olympics Canadian women advance to gold medal hockey game at Winter Olympics
- February 20, 2018

With a 5-0 win over the Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation at the Gangneung Hockey Centre in Monday's semifinal, Team Canada advanced to Thursday's final and a chance to win its fifth Olympic gold in a row. "It was 70 years (before the Swiss beat Canada) and the women are closer ". Knight was credited with the second of those two goals. "I'm fine", Szabados said. (more...)
Kevin Durant on Laura Ingraham's rant: 'To me, it was racist' Kevin Durant on Laura Ingraham's rant: 'To me, it was racist'
- February 20, 2018

The most recent example of speech that tramples on First Amendment protections is conservative political commentator Laura Ingraham . The back and forth between the Cleveland Cavaliers forward and FOX News host continued when James commented on Ingraham after leading Team LeBron to a 148-145 victory over Team Steph in the 2018 NBA All-Star Game on Sunday night. (more...)
Family who took in Nikolas Cruz: 'We just didn't know' Family who took in Nikolas Cruz: 'We just didn't know'
- February 20, 2018

Cruz is now held in custody after allegedly killing 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday. The news release said the information should have been assessed as a "potential threat to life" and forwarded to the FBI's Miami field office, which was not done. (more...)
Twitter Users Accuse Trump Of Victim Blaming After Florida Shooting
- February 20, 2018

Trump himself did not comment on the gun issue Monday. The president's address came a day after a former student opened fire at the Parkland, Florida , high school with an AR-15 rifle, killing 17 people and injuring 14 more . Trump said he is "making plans" to visit Parkland, Florida, where the shooting took place. "You know what isn't acceptable?" said Carly Novell, a senior at Douglas. (more...)
1-magnitude quake felt in Mexico City 1-magnitude quake felt in Mexico City
- February 20, 2018

A medium intensity natural disaster struck southwestern Mexico early yesterday morning, scaring residents already shaken by a powerful quake two days earlier, though there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage. Many buildings in Mexico City remain damaged following that quake. A small natural disaster hit us, most of us barely felt it. Mexico's National Seismological Service put the magnitude of the quake at 7.0, and seismic monitor network Sky Alert said the quake was ... (more...)
Press drivers in Trump motorcade replaced after firearm found
- February 20, 2018

The Secret Service said in a statement Monday that the man lawfully possessed a gun that was prohibited in its jurisdiction. The gun was found inside a bag during a search done by the Secret Service in a parking lot outside the Mar-a-Lago club grounds in Florida . (more...)
Donald Trump is the worst president in USA history, say political experts Donald Trump is the worst president in USA history, say political experts
- February 20, 2018

Trump ranked at the bottom of the list, bumping James Buchanan , the president who played a key role in the Civil War, up to 43. With 170 respondents to their latest survey, the two were able to compare the results to a previous survey they had conducted in 2014 to see how views have changed over time . (more...)
Indonesia's Mount Sinabung erupts again, spews ash 5000 metres into the air Indonesia's Mount Sinabung erupts again, spews ash 5000 metres into the air
- February 20, 2018

Mount Sinabung, which was inactive for four centuries, erupted in 2010, 2014 and 2016. Swinging into action, disaster authorities have issued a series of warnings to the public. While Kutacane airport in Aceh province is closed for operations, the direction of the wind has allowed Kualanamu, Meulaboh and Silangit to remain open, reported Reuters . (more...)
National Basketball Association commissioner Adam Silver says televised All-Star draft likely for 2019 National Basketball Association commissioner Adam Silver says televised All-Star draft likely for 2019
- February 20, 2018

Led by James himself, Team LeBron outscored Team Stephen 28-12 over the game's final seven minutes. On Friday, Team World defeated Team USA in a high-scoring matchup 155-124 in the Rising Stars Challenge, filled with first and second year National Basketball Association players across the league. (more...)
Ex-Netanyahu spokesman arrested in Israeli corruption probe Ex-Netanyahu spokesman arrested in Israeli corruption probe
- February 20, 2018

FOn Sunday and Monday, former Walla senior editors testified in the police that pressures were imposed on them to publish favorable stories on Netanyahu and his wife and refrain from negative publicity and unflattering photos, according to local media. (more...)
21-year old Christian Coleman sets new 60m indoor world record 21-year old Christian Coleman sets new 60m indoor world record
- February 20, 2018

The 21-year-old sprinter, who finished behind compatriot Justin Gatlin to win 100m silver in the World Championships last summer , ran 6.37 seconds at an indoor meet in SC on 19 January, but it was not ratified as a WR. "I wanted to go get it", Coleman said after the race. "I had put in a lot of work on my start, so it feels pretty good to do it". Coleman will lead a young and skilled American team to next month's world indoor championships as the top-two finishers in each event in New ... (more...)
Lewandowski penalty rescues Bayern at Wolfsburg Lewandowski penalty rescues Bayern at Wolfsburg
- February 20, 2018

Bayern looked set to be heading for a draw at the Volkswagen Arena after Arjen Robben had seen an earlier penalty saved, but Gian-Luca Itter showed his inexperience with a tug on the former Netherlands global, handing the visitors another spot-kick, which Lewandowski tucked past Koen Casteels. (more...)
Police investigate Midlands school threat made via Snapchat Police investigate Midlands school threat made via Snapchat
- February 20, 2018

Police in Carmel have arrested two teenagers after they posted threats of violence against Carmel High School. According to the superintendent, a parent and teacher notified district staff of the posting. "We treat all information received seriously and share with law enforcement officials so they may investigate fully". Schools were closed there Friday as police checked all the grammar schools and sent K-9 units through the middle and high school. (more...)
Imran Khan fan gets diamond ring for leader's new wife Imran Khan fan gets diamond ring for leader's new wife
- February 20, 2018

Khan's Pakistan Taherik-e-Insaf party announced February 19 that the 66-year-old Khan has married Bushra Maneka . The party released pictures of a smiling Khan, showing him sitting with his new wife . "He got closer to her when some of political predictions she made about his party came true". Last month, Khan had admitted that he had proposed marriage to her. (more...)
Woman arrested after telling ambulance crew they parked in her way Woman arrested after telling ambulance crew they parked in her way
- February 20, 2018

I couldn't give a shit if the whole street collapsed. A United Kingdom woman who left a nasty note telling paramedics to "move your van" because she didn't "give a s-t" during an emergency call was arrested for verbal abuse, according to police. (more...)
Maldives Leader Seeks Approval To Extend State Of Emergency By 15 Days Maldives Leader Seeks Approval To Extend State Of Emergency By 15 Days
- February 20, 2018

The statement to this effect from the Ministry of External Affairs came shortly before the period of Emergency declared by Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen was set to come to a close. Yameen also fired two police chiefs who said they would uphold the court verdict. However, the members of the parliamentary committee after approving the resolution revealed that they had amended it to lift the suspension of constitutional articles that curtailed the powers of the Parliament and judiciary. (more...)
China angered by theft of Terracotta Warrior's thumb China angered by theft of Terracotta Warrior's thumb
- February 20, 2018

One of the people who went to the museum with Rohana told law enforcement officials that on the ride back to Delaware, Rohana was bragging about sneaking into the exhibit and having a thumb from one of the warriors. The statues, which vary in height according to their roles, include warriors, horses, musicians, chariots and officials. A door to the exhibit was closed, but apparently unlocked. (more...)
Attacks kill 94, injure hundreds in Syria's eastern Ghouta: monitoring group Attacks kill 94, injure hundreds in Syria's eastern Ghouta: monitoring group
- February 20, 2018

The Syrian conflict began when the Baath regime, in power since 1963 and led by President Bashar al-Assad, responded with military force to peaceful protests demanding democratic reforms during the Arab Spring wave of uprisings, triggering an armed rebellion fuelled by mass defections from the Syrian army. (more...)
Coal to be eliminated as electricity generator by Consumers Energy by 2040 Coal to be eliminated as electricity generator by Consumers Energy by 2040
- February 20, 2018

The utility company announced a plan to dramatically reduce carbon emissions and stop using coal to generate power. Consumers Energy utility added in Monday's statement that more than 40 percent of the energy it plans to produce would come from renewable sources such as wind and solar by 2040. (more...)

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