• Europe steps up pressure on Russian Federation over spy attack
Europe steps up pressure on Russian Federation over spy attack

A park bench in an English town where an ex-Russian spy and his daughter were found slumped over and unconscious after being poisoned by a nerve agent has been removed from the site, British police said. In Moscow , the expulsion of British diplomats went ahead, a convoy of minibuses speeding out of the embassy compound to applause after British e...

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  • French Police Officer: He is a hero, now in Heaven
French Police Officer: He is a hero, now in Heaven

Beltrame's death took the number killed to four. The 25-year-old Morocco-born attacker , identified as Radouane Lakdim, was killed when special police stormed into the market hours later. Shouting "Allahu akbar!" - Arabic for "God is great" and declaring he was a "soldier of the Islamic State ", he entered the Super U supermarket in Trebes, 6...

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  • MLK's granddaughter at march: 'I have a dream that enough is enough'
MLK's granddaughter at march: 'I have a dream that enough is enough'

Australians and overseas Americans are taking part in a Sydney rally to show solidarity with students who are demanding gun control in the U.S. The D.C. "President, what are you gonna do about these guns?'" "Now I'd like you to say it like you really, really mean it and the whole world can hear you", she yelled to the crowd with a big smile, be...

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  • China to respond to U.S. tariffs, resist protectionism - WTO envoy
China to respond to U.S. tariffs, resist protectionism - WTO envoy

The U.S.is essentially demanding that China "provide as much market access to the U.S.as the U.S. provides to China", said Scott Kennedy, an expert on China's economic policy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington .

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  • Explosion rocks Afghan city, multiple casualties
Explosion rocks Afghan city, multiple casualties

The incident occurred at the evening when a suspected suicide auto bombing struck Ghazi Mohammad Ayoub Stadium in the province's capital city Lashkar Gah, provincial government spokesperson Omar Zwak told Xinhua. Afghan officials often give conflicting figures in the wake of attacks. Italian aid group Emergency, which runs a major trauma hospit...

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  • John Bolton Enters the Trump Administration: What to Expect
John Bolton Enters the Trump Administration: What to Expect

Other sources stress that Bolton, a veteran bureaucratic infighter, makes his own decisions. There are still plenty of those who support Bolton as the flawless pick to steer the President's foreign policy agenda and Bolton, it seems, played the long game brilliantly.

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  • Judge Allows Former 'Apprentice' Contestant to Press Defamation Lawsuit Against Trump
Judge Allows Former 'Apprentice' Contestant to Press Defamation Lawsuit Against Trump

The suit, filed in January 2017, alleged that Trump harmed her reputation by essentially calling her a liar. They said their position was supported by a long line of U.S. Besides arguing the president could not be sued in state court under the Supremacy Clause, Mr. Trump's lawyer, Marc E. Kasowitz, had argued that Mr.

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  • Eric: Showers end by morning, return Sunday night
Eric: Showers end by morning, return Sunday night

We'll stay dry through a good portion of Monday before rain moves in by late evening. "As of now though, we are seeing those areas to get about 4 to 6 inches of snow". Roads will be extremely slick and hazardous. Caution is strongly advised. Those areas are forecast to receive up to nine inches of snow. Overnight tonight , a vigorous piece of up...

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  • Ad Business At Stake, Facebook Takes Baby Steps On Privacy
Ad Business At Stake, Facebook Takes Baby Steps On Privacy

He said the company would notify everyone whose data was improperly used. Meanwhile, Mozilla - the creator of web browser Firefox - said yesterday it would "pause" its advertising on Facebook while it looked into vulnerabilities on the platform.

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  • UK, Russia dispute at UNSC on ex-spy
UK, Russia dispute at UNSC on ex-spy

May said the expulsion of the 23 diplomats, identified as undeclared intelligence officers, was the biggest single expulsion for over 30 years and would degrade Russian intelligence capabilities in Britain for years to come. In a stern statement , the Russian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday called the UK government's punitive measures against Russia...

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  • China to take direct control of media, film
China to take direct control of media, film

The move is part of a push by President Xi Jinping - emboldened by the removal of term limits on his time in office - to tighten party supervision over broad swaths of Chinese public life as he pushes for what he calls "unity in thought" among officials and citizens.

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  • Syrian refugees in Turkey start to return to Afrin
Syrian refugees in Turkey start to return to Afrin

The exodus sparked concern from the U.S., with State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert saying on Monday most of the city's residents had fled. He noted that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his USA counterpart Donald Trump are scheduled to hold a phone conversation with regard to the issue on Thursday.

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  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg releases statement on data breach
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg releases statement on data breach

Adeoye said: "We need to stop this habit of putting everything we do on Facebook; some people are in the habit of placing every minute detail of their lives on social media". Facebook's CEO also said that further API restrictions will be added to the platform, so that developers will lose access to people's data if the apps weren't used in...

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  • Pakistan, Sri Lanka vow to work together for regional peace
Pakistan, Sri Lanka vow to work together for regional peace

Upon landing in the country, Sirisena first met Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair at the Karachi airport and it is here that he reportedly said Pakistan's progress courtesy CPEC is appreciable. The document was signed by Sri Lankan High Commissioner in Pakistan Major General (Retd) Jayanath C.P. Lokuketagodage and Secretary Ministry of Inter Provincia...

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  • Former Schlitterbahn executive charged in 2016 death of boy on water slide
Former Schlitterbahn executive charged in 2016 death of boy on water slide

The ride ended up going airborne and hit a pole and netting that was supposed to be there for safety. Whistleblowers from Schlitterbahn revealed that experts who examined the slide found evidence indicating other rafts had gone airborne and collided with the overhead hoops and netting before the fatality, according to the indictment.

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  • A preview of Friday's NCAA Tournament games
A preview of Friday's NCAA Tournament games

Sure, you had large contingents who made the lengthy trips to watch Villanova , West Virginia , Purdue and Texas Tech play for a spot in the Elite 8. 3 Wolverines are on a roll. Finally, the Wolverines that looked so fabulous in the Big Ten tournament, notching wins over Michigan State and Purdue , have returned.

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  • Kremlin denies claim Sergei Skripal asked Putin for pardon
Kremlin denies claim Sergei Skripal asked Putin for pardon

Russian Federation remained defiant and its ambassador to London, Vladimir Yakovenko, said on Thursday that, had Novichok been used, the Skripals would have died. He said: "In 2012 he called me. He denied he was a traitor", Timoshkov said in an interview with the British broadcaster. "The UK, Germany and France confirmed that there is no other pl...

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  • Disgruntled BJP leader smells a rat in Fadnavis govt's pest control contract
Disgruntled BJP leader smells a rat in Fadnavis govt's pest control contract

That's exactly what seems to have happened in Mumbai where a private company, Vinayak Co-operative Labour Organisation, that was hired by the Maharashtra government did a pretty good job in driving away the rodents from the state secretariat.

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  • Trump threatens not to sign the budget bill passed by Congress
Trump threatens not to sign the budget bill passed by Congress

But Trump's the one who rescinded DACA upon entering office. Some 690,000 immigrants are registered under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that Trump ended on March 5. According to a statement from the White House, Trump made a decision to back the legislation after speaking to Ryan. The White House rejected the...

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  • Paul McCartney Pays Tribute to John Lennon at Rally
Paul McCartney Pays Tribute to John Lennon at Rally

Sir Paul McCartney joined New York City's March for Our Lives demonstration, calling the death of fellow Beatles band member John Lennon a motivation factor. The main protest organised by students in the wake of the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is being held in Washington DC but hundreds more are taking place across the ...

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  • Giannis-less Bucks roll past Bulls
Giannis-less Bucks roll past Bulls

As a team, the Bucks shot a healthy 54 percent from the field and eight of 26 from the three-point line but their offense really stalled in the second half after Giannis Antetoukounmpo left in the second quarter with a sprained right ankle.

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  • United Kingdom data watchdog raids Cambridge Analytica office in London
United Kingdom data watchdog raids Cambridge Analytica office in London

Around 20 offices of the firm were searched after a High Court judge granted the search warrant. "The warrant to inspect the premises of Cambridge Analytica was executed at 20.00 on 23 March 2018". The regulator said it will "consider the evidence before deciding the next steps and coming to any conclusions". Denham told Sky News on Tuesday t...

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  • Man accused of killing UW-Stout student has final pre-trial hearing
Man accused of killing UW-Stout student has final pre-trial hearing

Valerie McDaniel took her own life by jumping from her seventh floor Houston condominium home before she was due to appear in court a year ago. Prosecutors allege McDaniel wanted her ex-husband, Mack McDaniel, killed because of an ugly divorce and custody battle.

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  • Rajya Sabha results not to affect SP-BSP alliance: Mayawati
Rajya Sabha results not to affect SP-BSP alliance: Mayawati

During her press conference, the BSP supremo reiterated several times that the alliance between SP and BSP will not be breached by yesterday's results and will rather strengthen. "BJP did not deter from indulging in malpractices". To a question on MLA from Kunda, Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiya, she cautioned Akhilesh Yadav against relyin...

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  • President Cyril Ramaphosa on African Continental Free Trade Area
President Cyril Ramaphosa on African Continental Free Trade Area

The Presidency tweeted on Wednesday that the signing of the declaration by Ramaphosa is subject to the conclusion of all outstanding issues that form an integral part of the agreement. Some also came to learn in South Africa, while South Africans went out to study and learn from other countries, like Rwanda. Ramaphosa said that Nigeria did not si...

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