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Pedirán sesión especial para tratar el aborto legal Pedirán sesión especial para tratar el aborto legal
- February 25, 2018

Esta manifestación fue organizada por la autodenominada "Campaña Nacional por el Aborto Legal, Seguro y Gratuito " con vistas al paro de mujeres previsto para el 8 de marzo, Día Internacional de la Mujer, promovido por organizaciones feministas. (more...)
Federal Govt delegation arrives Yobe over missing schoolgirls Federal Govt delegation arrives Yobe over missing schoolgirls
- February 25, 2018

Apart from the ministers, the Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, was also in Damaturu on a sympathy visit. "I blame the whole attack on Dapchi on the military and the defence headquarters who withdrew troops from Dapchi". A roll-call at the girls' school in the village of Dapchi, Yobe state, on Tuesday showed 91 students were absent. Most of the expenditure are in form of support for the military, the state said. (more...)
Trump tweets support for arming teachers, says 'up to states' Trump tweets support for arming teachers, says 'up to states'
- February 25, 2018

One of those attendees was Ariana Klein, a student at the affluent Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School , where Nikolas Cruz , 19, reportedly came on the campus and killed 17 people, mostly students, with his AR-15 style rifle that he'd legally obtained. (more...)
Labour backs staying in customs union after Brexit Labour backs staying in customs union after Brexit
- February 25, 2018

The shadow Brexit secretary warned it was now "crunch time" for Theresa May over her approach to the customs union, and said it would be "better" to reach "bold" new trade agreements by working with the EU. "We've long championed being in a customs union with the EU and the benefits of that", he said. He added: 'Obviously it's the only way of realistically to get tariff free access. (more...)
Italy elections: Rival rallies spark tensions ahead of vote Italy elections: Rival rallies spark tensions ahead of vote
- February 25, 2018

The right-wing populist League party expected 50,000 people at an afternoon rally headed by party leader Matteo Salvini at Milan's central cathedral square. Italians demonstrated yesterday against racism, revivals of fascism, labour reforms, mandatory vaccines and other hotly debated issues, at some points clashing with police, as antagonism flared between far-left and far-right activists in a violence-marred election campaign. (more...)
Olympics: Who attends the Closing Ceremony? Olympics: Who attends the Closing Ceremony?
- February 25, 2018

And, they got it. Starting on Monday, the Americans ripped off wins against Canada (9-7), Switzerland (8-4) and Great Britain (10-4), to qualify for the elimination stage. After weeks of exhilarating competition and dazzling spectacles against the backdrop of Pyeongchang's snow-capped mountains, the 23rd Olympic Winter Games will come to an end Sunday. (more...)
Syrian Kurdish leader arrested in Prague Syrian Kurdish leader arrested in Prague
- February 25, 2018

Saleh Muslim, a top Kurdish politician, has "full citizenship rights" as a Syrian national and was visiting Europe in an official capacity, the PYD party said. The arrest came after Turkey called on the Czech Republic to arrest the former co-leader and sent warrants for his arrest to Prague, Turkish officials said. (more...)
Trump defends NRA amid gun law debate Trump defends NRA amid gun law debate
- February 25, 2018

President Donald Trump is proposing bonuses for educators who undergo gun training . Are teachers to get their guns or get their students to safety with seconds to spare after an active shooter alert? Schools, airplanes, hospitals and federal court houses are gun-free zones. (more...)
Christians shutter famous Jerusalem church to protest taxes Christians shutter famous Jerusalem church to protest taxes
- February 25, 2018

Roman Catholic, Greek Orthodox and Armenian church leaders said the holy site, where many Christians believe Jesus was crucified and buried, would be closed until further notice. Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat said on Twitter it was illogical to expect that church-owned commercial property, including hotels and retail businesses, would continue to enjoy tax-exempt status. (more...)
Polar plunge participants fearless the cold to help Special Olympics Polar plunge participants fearless the cold to help Special Olympics
- February 25, 2018

Team by team, they plunge into the icy waters and it's all for a great cause. "This year, we're looking to raise even more for Special Olympics Indiana". "We have 12 polar plunges across the state and that is what keeps us rolling", Becker said. While temps never went above 21 degrees, the snow stopped long enough for jumpers to plunge before the snow started to fall while organizers cleaned up. (more...)
Rounds of heavy rain and storms Sunday Rounds of heavy rain and storms Sunday
- February 25, 2018

This rain should take us right into sunrise Sunday . Cloudy and mild with occasional rain, mainly in the morning and into the early afternoon. More is expected, as a warm front lifts north of our area this afternoon. So, Thursday could be the start of some nice weather! Temperatures will return closer to seasonal averages on Friday with highs only reaching the low 40's. (more...)
Ex-Trump campaign pleads guilty in Russian Federation investigation Ex-Trump campaign pleads guilty in Russian Federation investigation
- February 25, 2018

Gates is the third former Trump campaign associate to plead guilty to criminal charges and agree to cooperate with Mueller's investigation into whether there was collusion between the Trump team and Russian Federation during the 2016 election. (more...)
These companies have cut ties with the NRA These companies have cut ties with the NRA
- February 25, 2018

Soon, its members will no longer be able to make purchases with NRA-branded Visa cards or save on airfare for the group's annual Dallas convention, among other former perks. But the insurance company MetLife Inc. discontinued its discount program with the NRA on Friday. Six vehicle rental brands. "We value all our customers but have chose to end our discount program with the NRA", the company told USA TODAY in a statement . (more...)
Robert Mueller files new charges against Paul Manafort Robert Mueller files new charges against Paul Manafort
- February 25, 2018

Last October, Trump emphasized the charges against the pair did not imply any collusion and took place before his presidential campaign run. Legal experts said the move by Gates would likely add to pressure on Manafort to strike his own plea deal with Mueller, although Manafort maintains his innocence and is preparing to go to trial. (more...)
Englishmen Pepperell and Oliver Fisher lead Qatar Masters Englishmen Pepperell and Oliver Fisher lead Qatar Masters
- February 25, 2018

On the last, Pepperell laid up with his second into the thick rough, made wet and unwieldy by rain experienced in the Qatar capital, but found the green in three and two-putted for the win when Fisher missed his birdie putt. He looked on course for the win after Fisher bogeyed three holes in a row from the fourth, and held a three-shot advantage at the turn. "I gave myself some chances coming in and thankfully I made them", the 29-year-old said. (more...)
Somalia: Death toll mounts after Mogadishu palace attack Somalia: Death toll mounts after Mogadishu palace attack
- February 25, 2018

The militant group al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack. Mogadishu mayor Abdirahman Omar Osman said on Saturday that most of those killed were teenagers going home from Lido beach, which is near the intelligence headquarters. However, al-Shabab said it had targeted security forces. Since that attack, the deadliest ever in Somalia, President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has vowed to eradicate al-Shabaab. (more...)
Mueller probe snares ex-top Trump aide
- February 25, 2018

The plea deal in a Washington federal court, on charges much reduced from the original ones filed against Gates, immediately put him at odds with his former business partner and ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort , who refuses to bow to pressure from Mueller to strike a deal. (more...)
Hertz cuts ties with NRA Hertz cuts ties with NRA
- February 25, 2018

Enterprise Holdings, one of the world's largest rental-car companies, is ending a key partnership with the National Rifle Association . Delta Air Lines: Delta announced on Twitter on Saturday morning that it will be ending its contract with the NRA for discounted rates for group travel. (more...)
Mexican president's US visit called off after border wall row with Trump Mexican president's US visit called off after border wall row with Trump
- February 25, 2018

Mr. Trump offered condolences after a military helicopter carrying officials assessing natural disaster damage crashed in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, killing 13 people, and Pena Nieto offered condolences over last week's Florida school shooting that left 17 people dead. (more...)
Symantec Cuts Ties With NRA Amid Backlash Over School Shootings Symantec Cuts Ties With NRA Amid Backlash Over School Shootings
- February 25, 2018

Profits helped to boost the privately owned bank's expansion in the credit card business, until the NRA's reputation became too hot for the bank to continue. The push is the latest effort by social activists to use social media to apply economic pressure to force change. People then started posting comments on the social media platforms of numerous companies urging them to take action. (more...)
Olympic results 2018: Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation wins men's hockey gold medal Olympic results 2018: Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation wins men's hockey gold medal
- February 25, 2018

Russian Federation charged to a 3-0 lead at the end of the first period, outshooting Norway 19-2, and remained in control throughout the game as chants of "Red Machine" and "Russia" echoed around the half-empty Gangneung Hockey Center. A protracted pay dispute that nearly saw the USA women's ice hockey team boycott last year's world championships was part of a journey that forged bonds between the players and helped them win a first Olympic gold since 1998, captain Meghan Duggan said. (more...)
Federal judges won't immediately block new Pa. congressional map, set hearing Federal judges won't immediately block new Pa. congressional map, set hearing
- February 25, 2018

While Republican lawmakers agreed to redistricting by having the legislature work with the Democrat governor, the state court took it upon themselves to redraw the Pennsylvania map to favor Democrats ahead of the 2018 midterm elections. President Trump added his voice on Saturday to the continued conservative outcry over the court-ordered redistricting of the Pennsylvania congressional map, calling the decision "very unfair to Republicans and to our country". (more...)
China's Communist Party mulls end to two-term limit for president China's Communist Party mulls end to two-term limit for president
- February 25, 2018

China's ruling Communist Party today set the stage for President Xi Jinping to stay in office indefinitely, with a proposal to remove a constitutional clause limiting presidential service to just two terms in office. Any constitutional reform must be approved by China's parliament. That included a push to insert his thoughts on theoretical matters into the party constitution and further cultivate a burgeoning cult of personality that could allow him to hold on to power beyond his second term. (more...)
Protesters target North Korean VIPs heading for Games ceremony Protesters target North Korean VIPs heading for Games ceremony
- February 25, 2018

Trump spent part of Sunday morning watching the US team compete in the bobsled competition and meeting with athletes, including Team USA bobsled silver medalist Lauren Gibbs - who offered Trump a taste of Olympic glory by letting the first daughter try on her hardware. (more...)
Nation debates gun violence and school safety Nation debates gun violence and school safety
- February 25, 2018

They care more about control - and more of it. People have guns for legitimate reasons like hunting and sport shooting; some even have them for personal protection. Polls show growing support for gun control measures, including 97-percent backing for universal background checks in a Quinnipiac University survey released Tuesday. (more...)
Global watchdog notes deficiencies in Sri Lanka's efforts to stem money laundering Global watchdog notes deficiencies in Sri Lanka's efforts to stem money laundering
- February 25, 2018

This is not the first time that FATF has put Pakistan on its watch list for supporting proscribed terrorist groups operating form its soil. Pakistan was on the list from 2012 to 2015. According to the report, the Trump administration had been trying to reverse the reprieve to Islamabad and was pressuring the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and other countries to withdraw their support to Pakistan. (more...)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi reaches Surat Prime Minister Narendra Modi reaches Surat
- February 25, 2018

On Friday, PM Modi asserted that the government is taking strong action against financial irregularities, but did not take names of any of the defaulters. Later in the evening, he will be flagging off of the "Run for New India Marathon" in Surat. Citing data from global organisations, the prime minister said India has become stronger over the past four years. (more...)
BJP and NPP 'dog and tail', says Tharoor; Ram Madhav hits back BJP and NPP 'dog and tail', says Tharoor; Ram Madhav hits back
- February 25, 2018

In the health sector, Tharoor said "It was tricking to see that BJP in Delhi is trying to borrow a leaf out of Meghalaya's book by announcing the health insurance scheme but unlike Meghalaya, they do not have realistic numbers in fact they have no indication of the budget, how they would finance the scheme". (more...)
Ivanka Trump takes in big air snowboarding at 2018 Winter Olympics Ivanka Trump takes in big air snowboarding at 2018 Winter Olympics
- February 25, 2018

North Korean delegation leader Kim Yong Chol , now a ruling party official , was chief of a top North Korean military intelligence agency. The North's Asia-Pacific Peace Committee said there would be no face-to-face talks with U.S. (more...)
Iran works with Syria to de-escalate tension in Ghouta Iran works with Syria to de-escalate tension in Ghouta
- February 25, 2018

According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , a UK-based monitoring group, warplanes backed by Russian air power struck the town of Shifouniyeh in eastern Ghouta just minutes after the United Nations vote. from all over the world" to fight in Syria . Speaking about the expected UN Security Council vote on a cease-fire in Syria , he said: "The entire world should say in unison: "Stop this massacre". (more...)

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