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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...)
United Nations launches $950 mil. appeal for Rohingya refugees United Nations launches $950 mil. appeal for Rohingya refugees
- March 17, 2018

Ron Merkel QC, a Melbourne lawyer and former federal court judge, worldwide lawyers Marion Isobel and Raelene Sharp, and Sydney human rights lawyers Alison Battisson and Daniel Taylor filed the private prosecution application in the Melbourne magistrates court late on Friday. (more...)
White House won't say if Putin is a friend or a foe White House won't say if Putin is a friend or a foe
- March 17, 2018

This outcome is indicative of strong support for the status quo and may mean that the Russian Constitution is again modified in coming years so that Putin can run for another term in 2024. Agnia Grigas, a fellow with the Atlantic Council's Eurasia Center, says yes. Pogodina was unhappy about what she described as "absurd" news flashes, blocked domain names and an atmosphere of heightened pressure in her country. (more...)
Turkey will soon clear Syria's Afrin town of militants: government spokesman Turkey will soon clear Syria's Afrin town of militants: government spokesman
- March 17, 2018

The Syrian Observatory of Human Rights (SOHR), a UK-based monitoring group, confirmed the development in a separate statement. Turkey said Tuesday its troops and allied Syrian fighters have encircled the Kurdish-held town of Afrin in northern Syria , putting hundreds of thousands of civilians under siege and marking a significant military advance in the seven-week operation. (more...)
Russian Federation summons British ambassador as it readies to expel diplomats Russian Federation summons British ambassador as it readies to expel diplomats
- March 17, 2018

Taking into account the disparity in the number of consulates of the two countries, Russian Federation withdraws permission to open the British Consulate General in St. Russian Federation did not respond to Theresa May's deadline of midnight on Monday to respond to the government's findings in relation to Skripal and his daughter. (more...)
7 people die as plane crashes into house 7 people die as plane crashes into house
- March 17, 2018

They said the plane carried five people. TV footage showed parts of the plane wreckage and the shattered walls of the house at the still-smoldering crash site. All the aircraft operated by the transport and courier company were grounded while investigators tried to determine the cause of the crash. Plaridel police chief Supt. (more...)
United Kingdom 'anticipated' expulsion of Moscow diplomats United Kingdom 'anticipated' expulsion of Moscow diplomats
- March 17, 2018

Skripal betrayed dozens of Russian agents to Britain before being arrested in Moscow and later jailed in 2006. On March 7 police say that the father and daughter have been poisoned by a highly toxic nerve agent. The 29-member North Atlantic Treaty Organisation alliance expresses solidarity with Britain over what it calls the first offensive use of a nerve agent on the military alliance's territory since World War II. (more...)
UN Security Council welcomes offer to engage Taliban in peace talks UN Security Council welcomes offer to engage Taliban in peace talks
- March 17, 2018

The Pakistani foreign secretary in her speech said the both sides should engage in concrete cooperation instead of blame game. Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal said Pakistan had proposed five joint working groups, focusing on ensuring a comprehensive engagement for countering terrorism, intelligence sharing, military, economy, trade and transit interaction, refugee repatriation and connectivity. (more...)
Shriya Saran marries Russian boyfriend Andrei Koscheev Shriya Saran marries Russian boyfriend Andrei Koscheev
- March 17, 2018

The actress has not mentioned her wedding anywhere either. Last year, we all know that rumours erupted about Ileana getting married to her Australian boyfriend Andrew Kneebone and now it looks like Shriya Saran joined the list. He is a person who loves cooking and this has led him to start a business related to food. So much so that he has the Best Young Entrepreneur award in his kitty, which he got in the year 2015. (more...)
British official points at Putin in poison attack British official points at Putin in poison attack
- March 17, 2018

Nikki Haley , the US' ambassador to the United Nations, said: "The United States believes Russian Federation is responsible for an attack on two people in the United Kingdom using a military-grade nerve agent". The Russian Foreign Ministry said it was giving the 23 British diplomats one week to leave the country. "Russia is perplexed and does not comprehend the stance by the British leadership and the British side against the backdrop of Skripals' case", Peskov said, according to Russia's ... (more...)
Watching Shares of Clean Energy Fuels (CLNE) — Technical Focus
- March 17, 2018

The stock had a trading volume of 2,182,654 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,252,209. The stock's current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 0.59% where SMA50 and SMA200 are -13.36% and -34.64% respectively. (more...)
North Korean press report of Trump talks is suppressed North Korean press report of Trump talks is suppressed
- March 17, 2018

So far, North Korea has yet to comment publicly on what it hopes to gain from the talks. Friday's meetings, part of Kono's three-day trip to Washington ending Saturday, come as Trump agreed last week to meet with Kim . The Swedish foreign ministry said ahead of his visit that talks would focus on "Sweden's consular responsibilities as a protecting power for the United States, Canada and Australia" but also would address the security situation on the Korean Peninsula. (more...)
Russian Federation says to retaliate soon for UK's expulsion Russian Federation says to retaliate soon for UK's expulsion
- March 17, 2018

President Vladimir Putin's spokesman said to expect a Russian response "shortly" to Britain's expulsion of Russian diplomats and accused Britain of violating global law and "common sense". He backed the May government's actions but said going after Russian crony capitalism in Britain would have far greater impact than "tit-for-tat expulsions". (more...)
Egyptians overseas cast their votes, process monitored in Cairo Egyptians overseas cast their votes, process monitored in Cairo
- March 17, 2018

Speaking during a visit to the Ministry of the Interior yesterday, Al-Sisi said coming out to vote "represents support to the state and its project". "Egyptians' long queues for the second consecutive day in front of embassies and consulates where they cast their ballots reflect the Egyptians' will that Egyptian people "vote for a president who can achieve stability", Egyptian Ambassador to the UK Nasser Kamel said". (more...)
Russia Orders the Expulsion of 23 British Diplomats in Retaliation
- March 17, 2018

U.K. Ambassador Laurie Bristow was summoned to the ministry and told the actions are "in response to the provocative actions of the British side and the unsubstantiated accusations" against Russian Federation, the ministry said. Asked by a Reuters reporter in the Kazakh capital if Moscow would expel British diplomats, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov smiled and said on Friday: "We will, of course". (more...)

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