• Moscow to Expel 23 UK Diplomats, Revokes Agreement on Opening Consulate Gen.
Moscow to Expel 23 UK Diplomats, Revokes Agreement on Opening Consulate Gen.

In remarks on Sunday morning that significantly escalated the row over the use of a lethal nerve agent in Salisbury two weeks ago, the foreign secretary said: "We actually have evidence within the last 10 years that Russian Federation has not only been investigating the delivery of nerve agents for the objective of assassination, but has also bee...

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  • Status orange snow-ice warning extended to 6pm
Status orange snow-ice warning extended to 6pm

This warning is in place for Dublin, Kildare, Carlow, Kilkenny, Laois, Louth , Wexford , Wicklow , Meath and Waterford . As a result, the Red Luas line is not travelling to Tallaght. The latest cold snap has been nicknamed thd "Son of the Beast" after the "Beast from the East" brought Ireland to a standstill earlier this month with heavy snow...

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  • Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats: Foreign ministry
Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats: Foreign ministry

Russian Federation said earlier this week it would expel British diplomats in response to London's move as well as adopt other measures that the Kremlin said would 'most suit Moscow's interests'. But Johnson went a step further and blamed Putin directly today. "It will create certain problems but most of us understand where we are working...

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  • Pence Tells Abbasi That Pakistan Must Do More To Defeat Militants
Pence Tells Abbasi That Pakistan Must Do More To Defeat Militants

During the meeting which lasts for around 30-minute, Pence reiterated the need for immediate action from Pakistan to stop cross border attacks. According to sources, the Pakistani premier met USA officials at a local hotel where diplomats from the Pakistani embassy were also present.

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  • Turkey accused of killing 16 in hospital attack
Turkey accused of killing 16 in hospital attack

Civilians move from one place to another inside the Syrian Kurdish city of Afrin on March 15, 2018 as people are preparing for the possibility of a Turkish siege of the city. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said bombing and shelling by government and Russian forces killed a total of 76 people in eastern Ghouta, including 64 ki...

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  • Ex-spy poisoning: United States holds Russian Federation responsible
Ex-spy poisoning: United States holds Russian Federation responsible

Critics of the British government have long claimed that the U.K.is reluctant to act against Russia because London's property market and financial sector are magnets for billions in Russian money. That led to speculation that Tillerson's firing and his harsh words on Russian Federation ("we are outraged that Russian Federation appears to have again...

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  • Israeli Jets Pound Hamas Positions in Gaza After Bomb Explodes on Border
Israeli Jets Pound Hamas Positions in Gaza After Bomb Explodes on Border

Israeli and Palestinian rescue forces worked together on the scene to treat the wounded. They also searched the village for illegal weapons and other contraband during the raid, and set up checkpoints to search vehicles on the surrounding roads.

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  • Britain accuses Russian Federation of secretly stockpiling deadly nerve agent used in attack
Britain accuses Russian Federation of secretly stockpiling deadly nerve agent used in attack

Skripal , 66, and his daughter Yulia, 33, were found slumped unconscious on a bench outside a shopping centre in the genteel southern English city of Salisbury on March 4. Some British media, citing unnamed police sources, are reporting that Yulia Skripal unknowingly brought the Novichok nerve agent to Salisbury in her suitcase on a plane trip fr...

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  • 4 servicemen from New York ID'd in Iraq helicopter crash
4 servicemen from New York ID'd in Iraq helicopter crash

Weber, 29, was assigned to the 38th Rescue Squadron at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., the Pentagon said. The military said the crash, which is under investigation, "does not appear to be a result of enemy activity". Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro added: "Lt. Raguso and Fire Marshal Zanetis bravely wore two uniforms in their extraordinary lives of ...

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  • Syria: Air strikes on Ghouta kill 30 civilians, says Observatory
Syria: Air strikes on Ghouta kill 30 civilians, says Observatory

Air strikes pounded a rebel pocket in eastern Ghouta near the capital Damascus, rescuers and a war monitor said, with a new wave of at least 10,000 people fleeing to army lines since the morning. Those fleeing clutched blankets or wore thick winter coats. Civilians who have arrived in government-controlled territory have complained of having nowh...

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  • New European sanctions would affect nuclear deal
New European sanctions would affect nuclear deal

Britain, France and Germany have proposed fresh European Union sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missiles and its role in Syria's war, according to a confidential document, in a bid to persuade Washington to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran.

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  • Man Opens Fire At SoCal Mall, Kills 1, Shoots Self
Man Opens Fire At SoCal Mall, Kills 1, Shoots Self

He was taken to a nearby hospital with a gunshot wound, and that there was no active threat to the public. The woman, 30, lived in Thousand Oaks , though it is unclear whether she worked at the Paper Source. Police kept shoppers in the mall for more than an hour, but the shoppers were free to move around and employees were helping people stay comf...

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  • 5 civilians killed, 2 injured in Pakistan shelling in J-K's Poonch
5 civilians killed, 2 injured in Pakistan shelling in J-K's Poonch

Five members of a family were killed and two others injured in Pakistani troops firing and mortar shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Balakote sector of border district of Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday. He said there have been 2,474 ceasefire violations since this government came to power in 2014. Although it held good for 10-year...

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  • UP bypoll results not referendum on Yogi Adityanath govt, says Amit Shah
UP bypoll results not referendum on Yogi Adityanath govt, says Amit Shah

The two seats in UP were vacated by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya. "The Brand has definitely taken a hit with the recent by-poll loss". He said that the party faced several challenges like corruption, goondaism and mismanagement when it came to power, but it has tried its best to get rid of it in the ...

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  • Russia expels 23 UK envoys, blames others for spy poisoning
Russia expels 23 UK envoys, blames others for spy poisoning

The four-nation statement is the fruit of British efforts to enlist global support as it tries to hold Russia accountable for the March 4 attack that left the former Russian agent and his daughter in critical condition and a British police officer seriously ill.

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  • May warns of more action as Russian Federation expels diplomats
May warns of more action as Russian Federation expels diplomats

However, she said Britain had "no disagreement with the Russian people". Other measures included closing the British Council and scrapping an agreement to reopen the British consulate in St Petersburg, while the country indicated it could take further action should there be what it called more "unfriendly" moves.

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  • Poisoned Russian agent's cat and guinea pigs 'taken away for tests'
Poisoned Russian agent's cat and guinea pigs 'taken away for tests'

Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told the Rossiya 24 TV channel on Saturday that the most likely source of the Novichok nerve agent was Britain itself or the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Sweden or the United States . On Friday, police said they were treating the March 12 death of exiled businessman Nikolai Glushkov as murder af...

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  • UConn Women's Basketball Set Tournament Scoring Record During First-Round Blowout
UConn Women's Basketball Set Tournament Scoring Record During First-Round Blowout

The Huskies set the record for most points scored in a tournament game, and the all-time NCAA record for points in a quarter (55), and in a half (94). Que Morrison finished with 10 points and nine rebounds for the fourth-seeded Lady Bulldogs (26-6), who advanced to face Duke on Monday night. Duke (23-8) led only 32-31 at halftime before outscorin...

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  • Russia boots 23 UK diplomats in spy-poisoning tit for tat
Russia boots 23 UK diplomats in spy-poisoning tit for tat

Russian Federation has come under growing pressure from Britain and its allies, after Prime Minister Theresa May said it was "highly likely" that Moscow was responsible for the attack. Bristow told reporters afterwards that Britain had only expelled the Russian diplomats after Moscow had failed to explain how the nerve toxin had got to Sali...

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  • Patrick's Day Rain, Severe Storms Monday
Patrick's Day Rain, Severe Storms Monday

Tuesday: The morning will likely continue with the previous storm threat and there is a chance for some strong storms as well. A powerful system arriving from the west will push rain into north and middle Georgia by early Monday morning.

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  • Video shows SRO outside building during Parkland massacre
Video shows SRO outside building during Parkland massacre

More than 10 minutes later, other officers appear to reach Peterson's position. The Broward County Sheriff's office released the video via an email link that included the following message, "we welcome the court's decision to release the video of Deputy Scot Peterson's actions".

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  • Candidate who slammed Parkland teen as 'skinhead lesbian' quits race
Candidate who slammed Parkland teen as 'skinhead lesbian' quits race

Gonzalez and Hogg are among a group of outspoken student leaders from MSD High School, where 14 of their fellow students and three staff members were killed during a February 14 shooting rampage at the school in Parkland, Florida. 'It was wrong and unacceptable. Hogg has also been incredibly vocal since the Valentine's Day tragedy, and has repeat...

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  • Russian Federation boots 23 United Kingdom diplomats in spy-poisoning tit for tat
Russian Federation boots 23 United Kingdom diplomats in spy-poisoning tit for tat

Russia's foreign ministry also announced it is shutting the British consulate in St Petersberg and the British Council which promotes cultural links. "We will always do what is necessary to defend ourselves", he said. The British Council said in a statement it is "profoundly disappointed" at its pending closure.

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  • Swedish prime minister, North Korean foreign minister hold talks
Swedish prime minister, North Korean foreign minister hold talks

Kono and Pence affirmed that Tokyo and Washington will maintain "maximum pressure" on Pyongyang to compel Kim to take concrete measures toward the complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. Sweden extended assistance to American detainees in North Korea and was instrumental in securing the release of USA stud...

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  • Students across CO join nationwide walkout
Students across CO join nationwide walkout

On Wednesday, students from NY to Nashville to San Francisco walked out of school at 10 a.m.to commemorate the one-month anniversary of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School , in which 17 people were killed, and to push for gun reform.

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