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Plan B sanctions on N Korea very unfortunate for world, warns Trump Plan B sanctions on N Korea very unfortunate for world, warns Trump
- March 02, 2018

USA officials worry meanwhile that North Korea is luring Moon into talks that are created to go nowhere. Trump used a speech to conservatives just outside Washington to step up his campaign of "maximum pressure" created to force North Korea to roll back its weapons programs. (more...)
France's Marine Le Pen charged over ISIS photos France's Marine Le Pen charged over ISIS photos
- March 02, 2018

Le Pen, who became a face of the populist wave in France amid a series of radical Islamist attacks, tweeted the gruesome pictures just weeks after the Paris terror attacks that left 130 people dead. She told AFP : "I am being charged for having condemned the horrors of Daesh", "In other countries this would have earned me a medal". In one high-profile investigation, she and the party were given preliminary charges past year over accusations that they used European Parliament aides for ... (more...)
Why Pakistan on FATF list is no reason for India to rejoice Why Pakistan on FATF list is no reason for India to rejoice
- March 02, 2018

The U.S. motion to place Pakistan on the FATF "grey list" of nations with weak terrorist-financing controls was co-sponsored by Britain, Germany and France. He said that Washington did not seem genuinely eager to see Pakistan boost its terrorist financing regulations and was instead bent on humiliating the country. (more...)
Amazon and Brexit Take Toll as Toys 'R' Us UK, Maplin Fail Amazon and Brexit Take Toll as Toys 'R' Us UK, Maplin Fail
- March 02, 2018

In addition, falling consumer spending, soaring inflation and competition from online rivals have dented performance in recent years. An Irish Toys R Us franchise with outlets in Dublin and Limerick closed in 2016. While the shops remain open for the time being, Toys "R" Us and Maplin join a growing list of retail failures that includes department-store chain BHS and clothier Austin Reed. (more...)
Suffolk University/USA Today Poll: Russian election meddling a concern Suffolk University/USA Today Poll: Russian election meddling a concern
- March 02, 2018

As Fox Business was first to report on Tuesday, investigators are also inquiring about the president's dealings with various Russian business people and what witnesses knew about Trump's decision- making process when he officially decided during a raucous press conference at Trump Tower in New York City to run. (more...)
Russia's Olympic membership restored by IOC after doping ban Russia's Olympic membership restored by IOC after doping ban
- March 02, 2018

But the IOC said Wednesday that all remaining test results were negative, clearing the path for Russia's return to the Olympic fold. "For us today's decision by the International Olympic Committee is very important". The worldwide organization made this known in a statement released this afternoon on its website after its anti-doping arm which tests athletes for drug cheats cleared Russian athletes of further doping offence. (more...)
Hope Hicks Resigns from the Trump White House Hope Hicks Resigns from the Trump White House
- March 02, 2018

On Tuesday she spent more than eight hours testifying before the House Intelligence Committee , during which said she had occasionally told " white lies " on the job, though making clear that she had never been dishonest about anything related to the investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election. (more...)
Aftershocks feared as troops respond to major earthquake in Papua New Guinea Aftershocks feared as troops respond to major earthquake in Papua New Guinea
- March 02, 2018

Both Oil Search and ExxonMobil said there were no reports of any injuries to their staff, and ExxonMobil said its staff was accounted for and safe. Earlier, Catholic priest Father Pius Hal told the Papua New Guinea Today website two children of a local government leader were among five killed by quake-triggered landslips in Mendi town. (more...)
Four Days After Death, A Tweet From Sridevi? Four Days After Death, A Tweet From Sridevi?
- March 02, 2018

The "2 States" fame, who canceled his shoot of "Namaste England" to be with his father Boney Kapoor in Dubai and then back in India as they brought back Sridevi's mortal remains. With flowers in their hands and a prayer for their screen idol on their lips, thousands of fans filed past the body at the hall to pay their last respects. (more...)
Madhya Pradesh By-Elections Results: Congress Takes Lead As BJP Follows Closely Behind Madhya Pradesh By-Elections Results: Congress Takes Lead As BJP Follows Closely Behind
- March 02, 2018

Despite high-voltage campaigning, BJP candidates weren't able to perform well in the polls. Congress candidate Mahendra Singh Yadav is leading in Kolaras assembly seat where counting of votes is still underway. Overall BJP took lead in almost 50% counting rounds in Mungaoli. A total of 13 candidates are in fray in Mungaoli while 22 candidates are contesting in Kolaras. (more...)
Body found identified as missing mother Body found identified as missing mother
- March 02, 2018

John had a boyfriend at the time". Family members tell the station they believe St. John went to her vehicle and was confronted by someone who she struggled with. John and her children after receiving a call that the mother had not shown up to work that day and he found the door to the home open, according to officials. (more...)
European Union gives Facebook and Google three months to tackle extremist content European Union gives Facebook and Google three months to tackle extremist content
- March 02, 2018

The European Commission said on Thursday that internet firms should be ready to remove extremist content within an hour of being notified and recommended measures they should take to stop its proliferation. Proactive measures, especially in combination with such automated filtering methods, run counter to recent jurisprudence from the EU Court of Justice and national courts, the group said . (more...)
2222 terrorists 'neutralized' in Syria's Afrin region — Turkish military 2222 terrorists 'neutralized' in Syria's Afrin region — Turkish military
- March 02, 2018

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said his government has not been heard regarding the Czech court ruling. Relations between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies would suffer, he added. Muslim was detained at the Marriott Hotel where he was staying a few hours after the conference ended. "The PKK, the YPG, the PYD are all the same". (more...)
Ukraine welcomes Stockholm court ruling on gas transit dispute with Russian Federation Ukraine welcomes Stockholm court ruling on gas transit dispute with Russian Federation
- March 02, 2018

Following the consideration of both cases, Gazprom owes the Ukrainian company $2.56 billion, while the Ukrainian company owes nothing. Since the court previously ordered Naftogaz to pay Gazprom for gas supply arrears, the net payment Gazprom will have to make to Ukraine is $2.56 billion, Osmolovska said . (more...)
Newton, Miami stun UNC at buzzer Newton, Miami stun UNC at buzzer
- March 02, 2018

Hurricane Ja'Quan Newtown wasn't interested in overtime, however, and with 4.1 ticks on the clock, Newtown took the inbound up the right sideline and canned an absolutely insane forty-foot jump shot to take every bit of air out of the Smith Center and ruin Theo and Berry's final game in Chapel Hill. (more...)
Unconquering the nation: EFF MPs forge ahead with land expropriation motion Unconquering the nation: EFF MPs forge ahead with land expropriation motion
- March 02, 2018

The decision just comes two weeks after the inauguration of South African President Cyril Ramaphosa who promised to hasten the process of land redistribution during his term. Parliament's Constitutional Review Committee will report back to lawmakers on changes the constitution by August 30. On Tuesday, during parliament's debate on land expropriation without compensation, Malema warned the DA that the EFF would sponsor a motion of no confidence against Trollip. (more...)
China Xi's expansive agenda gets boost with move to end term limits China Xi's expansive agenda gets boost with move to end term limits
- March 02, 2018

The removal of the 10-year limit on the presidency is part of proposed constitutional amendments announced on Sunday which lawmakers are expected to rubber stamp at an annual meeting of parliament starting March 5. But more importantly, the basic assumptions about China's politics and economy, about the future of Xi Jinping, and about the prospects of reform, have all been punctured by this development. (more...)
Jordan rejects Israel's move to tax Jerusalem church properties Jordan rejects Israel's move to tax Jerusalem church properties
- March 02, 2018

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre reopened its doors this morning at 4am after an intervention by Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu. "We are really happy to have opened the doors; we had hoped from the beginning to close the doors for the shortest time possible", he said February 28. (more...)
Battlefield V Coming This Year, WW2 Setting Battlefield V Coming This Year, WW2 Setting
- March 02, 2018

It looks like DICE the makers of the hugely successful Battlefield 1 which came out in 2016 is getting a sequel. However, this version will be entitled Battlefield V. Per VentureBeat, the new game was originally going to be titled Battlefield 2 , but, at some point, the decision was made to go with the somewhat-confusing Battlefield V title (this will actually be the 11th DICE-developed Battlefield game). (more...)
Ghani reiterates call for Taliban to join peace talks Ghani reiterates call for Taliban to join peace talks
- March 02, 2018

Ghani disclosed the framework at a regional conference in Kabul on bringing peace to his country. On Wednesday, during a peace conference in Kabul , the Afghan president offered unconditional peace talks and called on the Taliban to shun violence and become a political party. (more...)
Israel's Church of the Holy Sepulchre reopens after protest Israel's Church of the Holy Sepulchre reopens after protest
- March 02, 2018

The closure - which seemed to be the longest since at least 1990 - had left thousands of pilgrims and tourists seeking to visit locked outside. A proposed law that would allow Israel to expropriate land sold by the church was also to be shelved. (more...)
Satellites reveal Iranian missile base in Syria Satellites reveal Iranian missile base in Syria
- March 02, 2018

This report comes just days after satellite images taken by ISI proved that Russian Federation has deployed advanced Sukhoi Su-57 fighter jets. In 2017, Iran's Quds Force, a wing of the Revolutionary Guard, constructed a similar facility south of Damascus. (more...)
Omarosa Talks Donald Trump's 'Lies' With Stephen Colbert Omarosa Talks Donald Trump's 'Lies' With Stephen Colbert
- March 02, 2018

So that was part of a bigger discussion and I believe that the immigration debate will continue. She also revealed what makes the show so interesting, saying: "I do think that if you get Big Brother right, if you keep the essentials of what it is - a psychological experiment of how different people react in an unrealistic situation - it's something that can keep going". (more...)
On Wednesdays we wear pink and take a stand against bullying On Wednesdays we wear pink and take a stand against bullying
- March 02, 2018

The reigning Grey Cup champions got out-and-about in the community as well; spreading the anti-bullying messages to local Toronto elementary schools (with the Grey Cup in hand, of course). Shapka noted that the usual power imbalances present in bullying have shifted online. Wednesday is National Pink Shirt Day, a day in which schools want kids to stand up against bullying on campus. (more...)
Italian Mafia May Have Links to Reporter's Killing Italian Mafia May Have Links to Reporter's Killing
- March 02, 2018

On Sunday, police went to check on his home in Velka Maca , 65 kilometers (40 miles) east of the Slovak capital Bratislava , after his girlfriend's mother said she hadn't heard from her daughter since Thursday. Tom Nicholson, a Bratislava-based journalist, told media Kuciak had been working on a story about an Italian mafia scam based in eastern Slovakia defrauding European Union structural funds. (more...)
Ben Carson Believes God Helps Those Who Help Themselves Ben Carson Believes God Helps Those Who Help Themselves
- March 02, 2018

Department lawyers had warned Mr. Carson that including Ben Carson Jr., an entrepreneur who does business with the federal government, could create a conflict of interest. Her attorney Joseph Kaplan provided a copy of the complaint to ABC News. Kasper and Patton were unable to comment because of the pending complaint, Williams said. (more...)
Father of Florida school shooting survivor admits altering CNN email Father of Florida school shooting survivor admits altering CNN email
- March 02, 2018

CNN reached out to Haab about participating in the town hall, but he told the local ABC affiliate the day of the event that he refused to attend because " CNN had originally asked me to write a speech and questions and it ended up being all scripted ". (more...)
Kim Jong Nam knew his life was 'in danger' months before murder Kim Jong Nam knew his life was 'in danger' months before murder
- March 01, 2018

The revelation was laid out by five senior Western security sources. One of the sources said the Kims used Brazilian passports, which clearly show both their pictures, to attempt to obtain visas from foreign embassies, adding this shows their attempt to build a possible escape route. (more...)
United Nations experts links North Korea to Syria's chemical weapons program United Nations experts links North Korea to Syria's chemical weapons program
- March 01, 2018

The reclusive state sent more than 40 unreported shipments to Syria between 2012 and 2017, according to a panel of experts. Another episode happened in August 2016, when a delegation of " North Korean missile technicians" visited Syria and brought with them "special resistance valves and thermometers known for use in chemical weapons ", according to the report. (more...)
"A Wrinkle in Time" Will Have Free Screenings for Underprivileged Children
- March 01, 2018

Formal reviews don't drop until March 7 - two days before the film's release - but a few people who attended the premiere shared their opinions on the science-fiction movie . Given the fact this is a huge Disney sci-fi film, starring a little black girl played by Storm Reid , there is a similar sentiment to get as many seats filled as possible. (more...)

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