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Russian TV airs video game as Syria war footage Russian TV airs video game as Syria war footage
- March 01, 2018

Sunday's report was a celebration of those who serve in Russia's armed forces, the BBC reported , and was held to commemorate last week's Defender of the Fatherland Day, honouring "those who value duty. The stuff-up was quickly posted to Pikabu - the Russian version of Reddit - sparking debate about whether it had been done deliberately. Either that or they can't tell the difference. (more...)
North Korea condemns United States sanctions as officials gather for Olympic ceremony North Korea condemns United States sanctions as officials gather for Olympic ceremony
- March 01, 2018

In a statement on Friday, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the USA is "aggressively targeting all illicit avenues used by North Korea to evade sanctions, including taking decisive action to block vessels, shipping companies, and entities across the globe that work on North Korea's behalf". (more...)
Ontario integrity commissioner investigating complaint against Patrick Brown Ontario integrity commissioner investigating complaint against Patrick Brown
- March 01, 2018

Since his resignation in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations levelled against him by two women, as reported by CTV News on January 24, Brown, 39, has been facing other allegations, including financial mismanagement and questions over inflated party membership numbers. (more...)
First responder breaks down describing how he saved Parkland student Maddy Wilford First responder breaks down describing how he saved Parkland student Maddy Wilford
- March 01, 2018

Paramedics from the Coral Springs fire department rushed her to the hospital. "And it wouldn't be possible without the doctors and first responders and. Maddys speedy recovery has been a blessing for her family, said her father, David Wilford, who said he knew how lucky he was to have his daughter next to him when other parents had lost their children. (more...)
WV teacher walkout to enter fourth day WV teacher walkout to enter fourth day
- March 01, 2018

He says teachers are underpaid and have been underappreciated but he doesn't now see state financial data to support more than the 2 percent pay raise he signed into law for them next year. As Kym Randolph, the director of communication for the West Virginia Education Association, told The Washington Post , "This is a cumulative strike ". (more...)
US Jerusalem embassy to open in May: State Dept US Jerusalem embassy to open in May: State Dept
- March 01, 2018

The United States said it will open its embassy to Israel in Jerusalem in May, a move from Tel Aviv that reverses decades of U.S. policy and is bound to trouble its allies who already objected. dominated the peace process". In addition, President Trump is expected to announce further steps to build confidence between the two sides. He added that Israel looks forward to "hosting you this year in the Jerusalem Embassy". (more...)
Nawaz Sharif becomes lifetime leader of PML-N Nawaz Sharif becomes lifetime leader of PML-N
- March 01, 2018

Shahbaz Sharif , 66, is now serving as the Chief Minister of Pakistan's Punjab Province. Talking to the media persons in Islamabad , she said the Central Executive Committee and Central Working Committee of PML-N will meet on Tuesday to deliberate on electing the next party president following the disqualification of Nawaz Sharif. (more...)
AC Milan's Gattuso on unbeaten run: The players listened to me AC Milan's Gattuso on unbeaten run: The players listened to me
- March 01, 2018

AC Milan have defeated Roma 2-0 at the Stadio Olimpico to make it five wins in a row and close the gap on their opponents to just six points. Patrick Cutrone's goal early in the second half took the wind from Roma's sails and, like in midweek when they threw away a 1-0 lead to lose 2-1 at Shakhtar Donetsk, they fell apart. (more...)
BJD wins Bijepur byelection BJD wins Bijepur byelection
- March 01, 2018

Hailing the victory, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said the outcome of the polls would have an impact on the 2019 Assembly elections. BJP office BJD leaders and workers were also seen making a beeline to Naveen Nivas, Naveen Patnaik's residence here, to congratulate the conch party chief. (more...)
Kanchi Mutt's Shankaracharya Jayendra Saraswathi dies at 82 Kanchi Mutt's Shankaracharya Jayendra Saraswathi dies at 82
- March 01, 2018

Besides, he has helped establish a clinic, built overhead water tank, construct school buildings and had taken particular interest in its development, says seer's friend and noted farmers' leader P.R. Numerous devotees who visited the mutt were in tears and described him as a 'jagathguru'. "You needed special ways to get an appointment to see him, or you could try, during one of his public lectures, to approach him". (more...)
Vegetarian and Mediterranean diets equally as effective in weight loss, study Vegetarian and Mediterranean diets equally as effective in weight loss, study
- March 01, 2018

The trial dubbed Cardiovascular Prevention with Vegetarian Diet involved 118 healthy participants who agreed to follow a vegetarian diet or the Mediterranean diet between 2014 and 2015 to help them with weight loss. But research to date has not offered a clear picture of how well a vegetarian diet stacks up against a Mediterranean diet, said lead study author Dr. (more...)
Dolly Parton to dedicate 100 millionth book to Library of Congress Dolly Parton to dedicate 100 millionth book to Library of Congress
- March 01, 2018

The country music icon also announced the Imagination Library is partnering with the Library of Congress for a new initiative, where a book will be read during a live stream and shared with libararies all over the country. She then earned the nickname of "the book lady" by kids around the world. Her famous blonde locks were pulled back into a pretty up-do that was pinned with delicate floral clips and saw loose tendrils fall down her face. (more...)
With Olympics over, Team Korea goes back to being two countries With Olympics over, Team Korea goes back to being two countries
- March 01, 2018

The South Korean president has repeatedly stressed the need for Seoul and its ally to further foster the ongoing dialogue between the divided Koreas so they may lead to a resumption of talks between the United States and the communist North and eventually to talks on ending the North's nuclear ambition. (more...)
Steelers player sued over Chick-fil-A Snapchat video Steelers player sued over Chick-fil-A Snapchat video
- March 01, 2018

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that the 24-year-old Davis uploaded a video to Snapchat of the teen working at a Chick-fil-A drive-thru in Cranberry Township, located about 20 miles north of Pittsburgh. The lawsuit calls Mr. Davis' actions "extreme and outrageous", as well as "intentional and/or reckless ". Davis' representative added that the allegations are untrue, so no settlement was warranted. (more...)
White House: Talks with N. Korea must lead to ending nuclear program White House: Talks with N. Korea must lead to ending nuclear program
- March 01, 2018

Though North Korea recently made a series of diplomatic moves that, at least on the surface, indicate a willingness to improve its standing with South Korea, it is the first time in many years that it showed a willingness to negotiate with the US. (more...)
Trump Names Brad Parscale Campaign Manager for 2020 Re-election Trump Names Brad Parscale Campaign Manager for 2020 Re-election
- March 01, 2018

Bosworth, who at the time of the election was in charge of Facebook's advertising business, said he felt it necessary to reveal the cost of what each person paid. While Giles-Parscale collected campaign bucks, Paarscale himself was being called on by House Intelligence Committee investigators to explain his blurry relationship with a company allegedly involved in Russia's election-meddling. (more...)
Escape bid foiled, militant killed in J&K blast Escape bid foiled, militant killed in J&K blast
- March 01, 2018

According to the police, Mushtaq Chopan tried to escape wearing a burkha (veil). He was trying to escape the custody in a burqa. One Chinese Pistol was recovered from the dead body of the killed militant, and police is investigating hwo he managed to get Pistol inside the lockup. (more...)
Canadian cruise ship passengers admit smuggling cocaine worth £12m into Sydney Canadian cruise ship passengers admit smuggling cocaine worth £12m into Sydney
- March 01, 2018

The Sea Princess cruise-intended to last a total of 68 days-reportedly began in the United Kingdom, and made multiple stops including in the U.S., Bermuda, South America, Tahiti, and New Zealand. The arrests of the women captured headlines around the world, partly because of the amount of cocaine seized - valued by police at $30 million - but mostly because of the trove of glamour photos Roberge and Lagace had shared of their luxurious bikini-clad trip on their lengthy cruise vacation on ... (more...)
Jacinda Ardern to visit Australia for talks with Malcolm Turnbull Jacinda Ardern to visit Australia for talks with Malcolm Turnbull
- March 01, 2018

Charles Wooley asked Ardern, who is now pregnant, about the conception of the child, as well as calling the politician attractive and describing her as the "catch of the day". Maybe I've lost all my sensitivity, maybe it's just that I'm from Morrinsville. The PM responded that her baby was due on 17 June. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she "wasn't fazed" by a controversial profile on Australian current affairs show 60 Minutes . (more...)
Whistleblower, prominent Atlanta doctor goes missing after flu warning Whistleblower, prominent Atlanta doctor goes missing after flu warning
- March 01, 2018

Timothy Cunningham (age 35) of the U.S. Public Health Service (which is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services), was last seen on February 12, the day he spoke to his sister, Tiara Cunningham . "Dr. Cunningham's colleagues and friends at CDC hope that he is safe", the statement said. Fox 5 reported that the Cunningham family has joined with Crime Stoppers of Greater Atlanta and are offering a $10,000 reward for any information that leads to an arrest and indictment in ... (more...)
Former ace footballer Bhaichung Bhutia quits TMC Former ace footballer Bhaichung Bhutia quits TMC
- March 01, 2018

After joining Trinamul, Bhaichung was fielded in Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat in 2014 against S.S. Ahluwalia of the BJP. However, he could not win either of the times. Bhutia's decision has taken many by surprise as it has come in a haphazard manner. In 2016, Bhutia contested the West Bengal Assembly elections but lost out to CPI (M) veteran Ashok Bhattacharya in Siliguri by a margin of 14,072 votes. (more...)
Zadran takes hat-trick as Afghanistan stuns Windies Zadran takes hat-trick as Afghanistan stuns Windies
- February 28, 2018

When you look at our line-up, we've got a well-balanced side, quality side with youth and experience. "We could gel together and make things happen in this tournament". "I think once we cover all three departments and be consistent in three departments, we'll get the results we're looking for". We made sure they play the qualifier in Zimbabwe so they can enjoy home advantage. (more...)
South Korea's Impeached ex-President May Face 30 Years in Prison South Korea's Impeached ex-President May Face 30 Years in Prison
- February 28, 2018

Prosecutors asked a Seoul court to sentence Park to 30 years in prison and fine her 118.5 billion won (110.5 million US dollars) for corruptions, which they said left an ineffaceable stain in the country's history of constitution. However, the court can order her to attend her sentencing hearing, threatening her with an arrest warrant if her boycott continues. Prosecutors said a harsh sentence is necessary because Park continues to refuse to be questioned and keeps denying the charges. (more...)
Oil prices without traction as eyes focus on inventory levels Oil prices without traction as eyes focus on inventory levels
- February 28, 2018

In earlier trading, both benchmarks had been down more than a dollar. While crude oil inventories built for the week, United States crude oil production for week ending February 16 was largely unchanged this week, coming in at 10.270 million bpd, down just a hair from last week's 10.271 million bpd. (more...)
Campaigning ends for Meghalaya & Nagaland Polls Campaigning ends for Meghalaya & Nagaland Polls
- February 28, 2018

The party may have fielded 56 candidates for the 60-member Tripura assembly, but it was a less than half-hearted effort to fight BJP, which has replaced it as the main challenger to the Left in the state. He added that 32 women candidates were in the fray, the highest ever in the state. Voting will be held in 2,156 polling stations as 40 polling stations falls under the Northern Angami-II seat, from where Rio has won unopposed. (more...)
THE BEAST FROM THE EAST: Will Galway feel the brunt of it? THE BEAST FROM THE EAST: Will Galway feel the brunt of it?
- February 28, 2018

The Met Office said: "There is potential for a spell of snow, which could become heavy in places, accompanied by strong winds, to move slowly north from Thursday morning onwards". Travel South Yorkshire have warned motorists to only make essential journeys today with more snow expected to fall across the region. "Through this evening and overnight the bulk of the snow will be down the eastern side of both England and Scotland but there will be some snow showers blown all the way across ... (more...)
Rome blanketed by snow as Arctic storm sets seasonal records
- February 28, 2018

It is always handsome, and above all I didn't have to go to work". Locals lapped up the rare opportuniy to ski, sled and build snowmen in the capital's famous parks and piazzas. Much of Europe has been blanketed in snow as cold weather spreads as far south as the Mediterranean coast. Baltic neighbor Latvia reported that eight people have been rushed to hospital with hypothermia and frostbite due to the cold spell. (more...)
Supreme Court sounds wary of Microsoft's battle for emails Supreme Court sounds wary of Microsoft's battle for emails
- February 28, 2018

But they ruled on the law rather than the Constitution, which could give the challengers another chance to win their case in lower courts. There are also more effective ways for criminals to evade US warrants online, Rosenkranz said, a likely reference to encrypted chat systems that Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice leaders have argued allow criminals and terrorists to "go dark" online. (more...)
DoJ Backs Lawsuit Against Opioid Makers Over Overdose Epidemic DoJ Backs Lawsuit Against Opioid Makers Over Overdose Epidemic
- February 28, 2018

Also Tuesday, Sessions said the Drug Enforcement Administration would turn over at least some information in its database that tracks distributors of painkillers. He continued, "The hard-working taxpayers of this country deserve to be compensated by those whose illegal activity contributed to those costs". The Justice Department will target the opioid crisis from "every angle", Sessions said. (more...)
Opposition Grows Against Senate Bill Regulating Medical Marijuana Opposition Grows Against Senate Bill Regulating Medical Marijuana
- February 28, 2018

The state medical marijuana board announced that it plans to recommend to lawmakers that some patients be allowed to use marijuana in a smokeable form. And, then how he's placing it in government under the auspices of the Bureau of Narcotics, and we're calling this a medical marijuana program? He's also open to discussing the limit his bill would place on the number of manufacturers and retailers, even though he wants to avoid a wide proliferation of drug manufacturing in Oklahoma. (more...)

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