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May 'anticipated' Russian retaliation in ex-spy poisoning row May 'anticipated' Russian retaliation in ex-spy poisoning row
- March 17, 2018

Moscow also chose to close the British Council in Russian Federation and to withdraw permission for Britain to open a general consulate in St Petersburg. It insisted there was "no alternative conclusion other than that the Russian State was culpable" but said it was not in the UK's national interest "to break off all dialogue between our countries". (more...)
Video shows officer at Florida shooting failed to act Video shows officer at Florida shooting failed to act
- March 17, 2018

The video, released Thursday by the Broward Sheriff's office , sheds more light on the actions of former deputy Scot Peterson, during the February 14 rampage in Parkland, Fla ., that left 17 students and school staff dead, and another 17 people injured. (more...)
First Baptist Egg Hunt is set for March 24 First Baptist Egg Hunt is set for March 24
- March 17, 2018

This year's event features over 15,000 eggs, face painting, free inflatables, free balloon creations, and of course free photos with the Easter Bunny. Families can enjoy time together while children participate in games, crafts and a fabulous egg hunt. Children will be divided into the following age groups: 0-3, 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12. (more...)
Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats over nerve toxin attack Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats over nerve toxin attack
- March 17, 2018

The midnight deadline then passed without comment from Russia , prompting the United Kingdom expulsion of the Russian diplomats. "They are proclaimed" persona non grata "and 23 expatriate diplomats from the British Embassy from Moscow are expelled within one week". (more...)
Britain's Accusations Against Putin in Nerve Attack Are 'Shocking,' Kremlin Says
- March 17, 2018

Navalny himself is barred from the election, which President Vladimir Putin is expected to win overwhelmingly. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said the United Kingdom government believes it "overwhelmingly likely" that Russian president Vladimir Putin ordered the nerve agent attack in England on a former double agent. (more...)
Macron Vows to Announce France's Measures Against Russia After Skripal Poisoning Macron Vows to Announce France's Measures Against Russia After Skripal Poisoning
- March 17, 2018

When Macron opened the exhibition on Thursday evening and declared that he would avoid the Russian stand, he also said he was in contact with London to decide on "appropriate answers to this aggression on the soil of our British allies". The rare official letter sent to all French media comes at a time when Paris has grown increasingly frustrated by Russia's failure to push the implementation of a United Nations -backed truce, suspicions that forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad ... (more...)
'UP by-poll results beginning of end of Modi govt'
- March 17, 2018

He added that the people and the party have full confidence in Narendra Modi . Any opponent of the party was promptly placed in the anti-national or anti-Hindu category and told to go to Pakistan if he favoured the consumption of beef. Electing the prime ministerial candidate is not the issue. This crude display of communalism did not deter the voters. Does it not suggest that the BJP strategists lost to the strategists in the Samajwadi Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party ( BSP)? The ... (more...)
Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats in row over spy poisoning Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats in row over spy poisoning
- March 17, 2018

Russia has demanded consular access to Yulia Skripal, a Russian citizen, and complained that Britain has not responded to that request. But in an interview with Current Time TV, Vil Mirzayanov, who emigrated to the United States in the 1990s, blamed Russian Federation for the poisoning, which has roiled relations between Moscow and London and led to tit-for-tat expulsions of diplomats. (more...)
At least 15 dead as migrant boat sinks off Greek island At least 15 dead as migrant boat sinks off Greek island
- March 17, 2018

A coast guard spokeswoman said it was not immediately known whether they were adults or minors. "Today's tragic incident is the first shipwreck in the Aegean of 2018, but some 500 refugees and migrants lost their lives or went missing in the Greek Aegean Sea over the past two years", it said. (more...)
Russia Denies Airstrikes on Syria's Eastern Ghouta Russia Denies Airstrikes on Syria's Eastern Ghouta
- March 17, 2018

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the town was hit with cluster munitions, napalm-like incendiary weapons, as well as conventional explosives. Turkey launched the cross-border offensive in January against the Syrian Kurdish YPG fighters who control Afrin. The military tweeted aerial footage and photographs of the town's general hospital from Saturday morning, showing it was intact. (more...)
United States envoy says he urged North Korea to release Americans before summit United States envoy says he urged North Korea to release Americans before summit
- March 17, 2018

The two sides will affirm that Tokyo and Washington will maintain "maximum pressure" on Pyongyang until it takes concrete measures to rid itself of nuclear weapons, the official said . A report on Friday by intelligence analysts at Jane's by IHS Markit said satellite imagery from February 25 showed gas emissions from a stack at the North's experimental light water reactor (ELWR), suggesting preliminary testing had likely begun. (more...)
Amber Alert issued for baby taken during auto theft Amber Alert issued for baby taken during auto theft
- March 17, 2018

Zoe was last seen wearing a pink onesie and black jacket. Police say Zoe Jordan was found safe thirteen hours after she was reported missing on Friday. Around 11 p.m., the TBI issued an Amber Alert. People like you: who follow, who care, who pay attention, who share, and who do the right thing when it matters most. (more...)
North Korean foreign minister begins Sweden trip North Korean foreign minister begins Sweden trip
- March 17, 2018

The source said it was important to build confidence between Washington and Pyongyang, adding: "The United States wants to have help with consular matters and North Korea wants to be sure that no one is going to invade". Ri, a former diplomat in Stockholm and London and an ex-nuclear envoy with broad experience in negotiating with rivals South Korea and the United States, was tapped as Pyongyang's foreign minister in 2016. (more...)
Russian Federation announces retaliatory measures against Britain over spy attack row Russian Federation announces retaliatory measures against Britain over spy attack row
- March 17, 2018

The British diplomats have one week to leave the country, a measure that is similar that the one taken by the United Kingdom against 23 officials from the Russian Embassy in that country. A Russian scientist disclosed details of the secret program in the 1990s, and later published the formula for Novichok. "It is Russian Federation that is in flagrant breach of global law and the Chemical Weapons Convention". (more...)
Russian Federation summons British ambassador over spy poisoning dispute Russian Federation summons British ambassador over spy poisoning dispute
- March 17, 2018

The British government has imposed sanctions on Russian Federation and expelled 23 diplomats in retaliation for the attack . The Kremlin's Peskov called the allegation that Putin was involved "a shocking and unforgivable breach of the diplomatic rules of decent behaviour", TASS news agency reported. (more...)
Russian granted asylum in United Kingdom is found dead in London home Russian granted asylum in United Kingdom is found dead in London home
- March 17, 2018

Nikolai Glushkov , 68, was found strangled at his home in London hours after Theresa May issued an ultimatum in the House of Commons to the Russian leader over the Salisbury poisonings. In light of the attack on Skripal, the British government said police will look again at the deaths of more than a dozen Russians, including Berezovsky. (more...)
Kansas State vs. Creighton Kansas State vs. Creighton
- March 17, 2018

Creighton: It was another disappointing NCAA Tournament appearance for the Bluejays , who simply couldn't make any shots when the needed to. Mintz converted 4 of 10 from the field and made both of his 3-point attempts. Foster was thrown off the Kansas State team after the 2015 season for multiple violations of team rules, but said earlier this week this game was more about advancing than any type of revenge. (more...)
IShares MSCI Emerging Markets (EEM) Declines 0.22% for Mar 17 IShares MSCI Emerging Markets (EEM) Declines 0.22% for Mar 17
- March 17, 2018

The data is represented graphically by fluctuating between a value of 0 and 100. Active investors may choose to use this technical indicator as a stock evaluation tool. FDx Advisors Inc. decreased its stake in Fidelity MSCI Utilities Index ETF (NYSEARCA: FUTY ) by 23.8% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. (more...)
Bhagwant Mann resigns after Kejriwal apologises to Majithia Bhagwant Mann resigns after Kejriwal apologises to Majithia
- March 17, 2018

On Thursday, Delhi chief minister Kejriwal had apologised in writing to former Akali minister in Punjab Bikram Majithia. According to media reports, the meeting between the Punjab MLAs and Kejriwal will take place at the Aam Aadmi Party ( AAP ) convener's residence in the evening. (more...)
CBI court verdict in 4th fodder scam case today CBI court verdict in 4th fodder scam case today
- March 17, 2018

Special CBI Judge Shiv Pal Singh put off the judgment in view of the counsel for Lalu Prasad on Wednesday, filing a petition under 319 CrPC, asking that the then three officials of the Accountant General of Office in the 1990s be made a party to the case under 319 CrPC. (more...)
Lawyer Says Porn Actress Stormy Daniels Physically Threatened Over Trump Lawyer Says Porn Actress Stormy Daniels Physically Threatened Over Trump
- March 17, 2018

Trump intends to pursue his rights to the fullest extent permitted by law". Donald Trump with Stephanie Clifford, whose stage name is Stormy Daniels, in a 2006 photo uploaded to her Myspace.com account. Ms Daniels argues that the agreement was created to keep her mum about the alleged 2006 affair. Clifford also has previously denied through a lawyer that she and Trump had an affair, but Avenatti has said that was to meet the terms of the nondisclosure agreement. (more...)
Days before Florida bridge collapsed, engineer reported cracks Days before Florida bridge collapsed, engineer reported cracks
- March 17, 2018

The $14.2 million construction project, funded by the Department of Transportation, was meant to offer a safer route to Florida International University students and staff traveling between campus and the nearby city of Sweetwater. They had said that of the six known dead, at least five bodies still were under the wreckage Friday before those vehicles were removed. Authorities have not identified any of the victims and have said crews may find more people as they dig through the rubble. (more...)
N. Korea's top diplomat meets Swedish leaders N. Korea's top diplomat meets Swedish leaders
- March 17, 2018

Ri's trip prompted speculation it could lay the groundwork for the summit in Sweden between Trump and Kim. Preparations for the Trump-Kim summit, which was announced out of the blue last week, were always going to be tricky. "It was a good and constructive atmosphere". Ri has not made any public comment during a visit to Stockholm that started late Thursday. "They will also address the security situation on the Korean peninsula, which is high on the (UN) Security Council agenda", a ... (more...)
China wins wheelchair curling gold for first-ever Winter Paralympic medal China wins wheelchair curling gold for first-ever Winter Paralympic medal
- March 17, 2018

He also won a silver and bronze at the Sochi Paralympics in 2014. He earlier won silver in the Men's 7.5km event. Team USA athletes: Kevin Burton and guide Brandon Ashby were ninth after their first run, but did not finish in the second. Belarusian athletes picked up six medals in biathlon events at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, BelTA informs. Gretsch and Masters previously shared the podium in the 12km sitting cross-country event, where Gretsch claimed gold and Masters took bronze. (more...)
High School Science Teacher Feeds Live Puppy to Snapping Turtle High School Science Teacher Feeds Live Puppy to Snapping Turtle
- March 17, 2018

The Idaho Department of Agriculture tells FOX13, the turtle was euthanized on Wednesday because it is considered an invasive species in the state. That threat was apparently significant enough to cause the Preston City Police Department to contact the Federal Bureau of Investigation, as well as place "multiple uniformed officers" at all schools in the district. (more...)
Brexit: Little progress on border issue say MPs Brexit: Little progress on border issue say MPs
- March 17, 2018

The warning came from the House of Commons' Northern Ireland Affairs Committee which also said that the United Kingdom government "will not have the time " to implement anything substantial before the planned withdrawal date. The Government's existing proposals are dismissed as "blue sky thinking" which would be impossible to implement before Brexit day, now just one year away. (more...)
Rossi signs new two-year MotoGP deal with Yamaha Rossi signs new two-year MotoGP deal with Yamaha
- March 17, 2018

In the combined classification, the Spaniard is right behind fellow Yamaha riders Valentino Rossi and Johann Zarco , who led the manufacturer's efforts in ninth and 10th respectively. "I think this season is the most balanced of MotoGP seasons ever", Rossi, 39, who will be the oldest rider this year, told reporters at a joint news conference on Thursday. (more...)
UK minister directly blames Putin for poisoning UK minister directly blames Putin for poisoning
- March 17, 2018

The Kremlin's Peskov called the allegation that Putin was involved "a shocking and unforgivable breach of the diplomatic rules of decent behaviour", TASS news agency reported. Russian Federation has insisted it is ready to cooperate in investigating the attack in Salisbury if Britain reciprocates by sharing the evidence it holds - and has dismissed accusations against it as "propaganda" by the United Kingdom government. (more...)
Russia Expels 23 UK Diplomats In Retaliatory Move Russia Expels 23 UK Diplomats In Retaliatory Move
- March 17, 2018

The Russian Foreign Ministry declared on Saturday 23 employees of the UK Embassy in Moscow personae non gratae in response to the similar move made by London, the ministry said in a statement . U.K. Foreign Minister Boris Johnson said it was the first instance of nerve agents being used in Europe since World War II. Russian Federation has consistently denied any culpability, accusing Britain of refusing to hand over samples of the poison used. (more...)
Barack Obama Reveals His NCAA Tournament Bracket Barack Obama Reveals His NCAA Tournament Bracket
- March 17, 2018

He's going with a No. 3 seed to win it all. Obama is a longtime college basketball fan, but he's not a fan of upsets apparently. He has CT (shocker), Notre Dame , Mississippi State and Louisville in the women's bracket, with the Huskies cutting down the nets for the 12th time in school history. (more...)

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