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World News Trump Motorcade Driver Fired After Secret Service Find Gun in His Bag
Author: 0 Trump Motorcade Driver Fired After Secret Service Find Gun in His Bag

The driver had been tasked with piloting a van carrying reporters and photographers in the press pool. White House staff said all drivers were replaced after the incident. The other van drivers were also removed from the motorcade and White House staffers drove the vans instead. According to a report Sunday evening at Axios that cited "five sources familiar with the events", the physical scuffle directly involved one of US government's highest officials - White House Chief of Staff John ...

World News Kentucky Dem Wins Local District Trump Took in 2016
Author: 0 Kentucky Dem Wins Local District Trump Took in 2016

Meanwhile, a new poll published Tuesday by Quinnipiac University found that Democrats are winning on a generic ballot by 15 points when voters are asked who should control Congress. The party purchased television ads and sent high-profile Kentucky Democrats to the district to campaign and canvas for Belcher, including Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes and Attorney General Andy Beshear.

World News Britain raises prospect of longer Brexit transition period
Author: 0 Britain raises prospect of longer Brexit transition period

It includes a number of "suggestions" for securing a successful Brexit , including "taking control" of World Trade Organisation tariff schedules that regulate trading. "We will continue our track record of meeting high standards after we leave the European Union", David Davis said in a keenly awaited speech in Vienna, and not a "an Anglo-Saxon race to the bottom".

World News Rahul Gandhi To Campaign In Karnataka For 3 Days From February 24
Author: 0 Rahul Gandhi To Campaign In Karnataka For 3 Days From February 24

Meghalaya was one of the few states to have a universal health insurance, Gandhi said and added that single mothers were immensely helped by the state government's scheme of providing economic support and assistance to them. Claiming that Meghalaya's growth rate was higher than that of Gujarat, Gandhi said, "The Congress has overseen the emergence of Meghalaya as the most literate state in India, with the highest ratio of female enrolment in primary schools in the country".

World News Alabama police officer, suspect killed after long standoff
Author: 0 Alabama police officer, suspect killed after long standoff

After a standoff with police, Hollie was found dead inside his home. He said Hollie opened fire on officers who had set a perimeter around his Toulminville residence, striking Billa. "This is a sad time for law enforcement here in our area, for the Mobile Police Department", Battiste said. He was named Mobile police officer of the month in June 2016, after he successfully investigated a string of robberies on North Ann Street.

World News Ex-football coach Barry Bennell jailed for 31 years
Author: 0 Ex-football coach Barry Bennell jailed for 31 years

Sentencing Bennell, the judge Clement Goldstone said he was "sheer evil". Outside court, previous victim Andy Woodward , who decision to speak out about Bennell's abuse led to the trial, said he was proud to have helped other victims get the justice they deserved.

World News 22 items suspended from original TPP deal
Author: 0 22 items suspended from original TPP deal

The impacts on the automotive sector are slight, with a small increase in output and exports. Trade Minister Steve Ciobo says the agreement eliminates more than 98 per cent of tariffs in a trade zone with a combined GDP of $13.7 trillion.

World News Employment numbers steady but wage growth stuck in neutral
Author: 0 Employment numbers steady but wage growth stuck in neutral

The number of unemployed people increased by 46,000 to 1.47m in the three months to December, when compared with July to September 2017. The figure has risen from 4.3% to 4.4% for the three months to the end of December, according to the Office for National Statistics.

Author: 0 Flood watch starting Wednesday as heavy rain targets the Mid

Only Ashley and Chicot counties are excluded, according to the agency's North Little Rock office. A Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker has been called in to break up the ice, and potential ice jams, at the mouth of the Grand River at Lake Erie Tuesday to help prevent possible flooding at Dunnville and Port Maitland.

World News Michael B. Jordan Gets Physical, Flirty with Lupita ... 'BP' Set Romance?
Author: 0 Michael B. Jordan Gets Physical, Flirty with Lupita ... 'BP' Set Romance?

You led us into the land of Wakanda without ego, without pretense, without fear", Nyong'o wrote. Disney-Marvel's Black Panther had a super-heroic weekend, both globally and reportedly in Africa. "From someone who loves you", she continued. 'I just had a feeling that this was something that was calling me, ' he says. Boseman responded with his own tribute to Nyong'o.

World News Liberum Capital Reaffirms
Author: 0 Liberum Capital Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Keller Group (KLR)

Therefore 42% are positive. Bodycote PLC had 157 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) on Friday, August 26 with "Buy" rating. About 21.53 million shares traded. IG Group Holdings plc (LON:IGG) has 0.00% since February 20, 2017 and is. It has underperformed by 1.20% the S&P500.

Author: 0 Florida school shooter 'could plead guilty to avoid the death penalty'

Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel has said that his office had received about 20 "calls for service" in the past few years regarding Cruz and would scrutinize all of them to see if they were handled properly. On Friday , President Donald Trump visited Broward Health North Hospital, where he saw two victims and praised the doctors and nurses for their "incredible" job.

World News Over 1700 terrorists 'neutralized' in Afrin operation
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The statement confirms previous Turkish media reports on the convoy's retreat from the northern Kurdish-held region of Afrin, which has been targeted by Ankara as part of its Olive Branch operation against Kurdish militia in Syria. We believe that what Turkey had done is aggression and we will fight it by all means. According to the Turkish General Staff, the operation aims to establish security and stability along Turkish borders and in the region as well as to protect Syrian people from ...

World News Yet another huge India bank scam
Author: 0 Yet another huge India bank scam

But, the press has gone crazier with Rotomac company's chairman Vikram Kothari, who has allegedly fled after defrauding Rs 800 Crore. Vikram is also reportedly wanted by police in a Rs 600-crore cheque bounce case. The alleged loan scam comes close on the heels of a $1.8 billion loan fraud at the country's second-largest state-owned bank- Punjab National Bank by diamond merchant Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi - promoter of the Gitanjali Group of companies.

World News Criticized After Posting Florida School Shooting Tweet
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As the nation mourned, President Donald Trump kept largely silent about the Florida school shooting victims and the escalating gun control debate, instead raging at the FBI for what he perceived to be a fixation on the Russian Federation investigation at the cost of failing to deter the attack.

World News Tomb Raider Barbie Is Pretty Damn Badass
Author: 0 Tomb Raider Barbie Is Pretty Damn Badass

Warner Bros. has released a VR experience to go along with the upcoming movie called Tomb Raider VR: Lara's Escape where you get to explore a trap-filled tomb as Tomb Raider herself. It will be available for retail on March 9, exactly a week before the release date of the " Tomb Raider " film. Not only are we getting this new movie, there is word of another Tomb Raider game coming sometime this year, that we'll probably know more about around the time of the movie's debut.

World News Drama at JKIA as Orengo, Wanjigi blocked from leaving the country
Author: 0 Drama at JKIA as Orengo, Wanjigi blocked from leaving the country

Kenya prevented two opposition activists from traveling overseas because it had not been formally sent a court order reinstating their passports, immigration authorities said on Tuesday. The government also took three television stations off air ahead of Mr Odinga's mock swearing-in, and kept the channels suspended in defiance of a court order overturning the ban.

World News Amit Shah hits out at Cong's 'politics of appeasement'
Author: 0 Amit Shah hits out at Cong's 'politics of appeasement'

He said the Congress government in Karnataka was "misleading people and dividing society". The latest example of appeasement politics in Karnataka is where son of MLA Haris thrashed a man but there was no FIR. "How can the government defend and justify withdrawal of cases of the PFI and SDPI?" Such actions demoralise the police. He also denied reports that Vidhwath, who was assaulted by Mohammed Nalapad and his friends in Bengaluru , was a BJP worker.

World News BC BUDGET: Surpluses predicted for three years
Author: 0 BC BUDGET: Surpluses predicted for three years

These are 11 things that can be taken away from the first full B.C. NDP budget since 2001. However, it will be extended to the Fraser Valley, Nanaimo, and Capital and Central Okanagan Regional Districts. Improving B.C.'s Fair PharmaCare program to eliminate deductibles for families with annual net incomes below $30,000, starting January 1, 2019. The province is also increasing the tax on properties over $3 million from three per cent to five per cent.

World News Oxfam probing 26 new cases of sexual misconduct
Author: 0 Oxfam probing 26 new cases of sexual misconduct

Then, in early February information surfaced claiming senior staff members in Haiti had hired sex workers, part of the vulnerable population they were there to support, after the 2011 quake. "What has come to light over the past few weeks cautions all of us against complacency", he said. Addressing the committee, Matthew Rycroft, the Permanent Secretary at the Department for International Development, said the Oxfam case had created a "huge crisis for the aid sector".

World News Karnataka Congress leader threatens to set govt office on fire in Bengaluru
Author: 0 Karnataka Congress leader threatens to set govt office on fire in Bengaluru

In the video filmed, the Congress leader is seen throwing some liquid inside the building of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) office. I am very close to Byrati Basavaraj, MLA of KR Puram constituency. Chengal Rayappa, the official at the government office is seen pleading with the politician. There were a lot of complaints against the officer on delaying issue of khata.

World News Man whose wife was lost at sea now accused in her death
Author: 0 Man whose wife was lost at sea now accused in her death

He was slapped with the homicide charge Tuesday morning as he appeared in a Miami court to be sentenced for the earlier coin smuggling. Bennett, an Australian-UK citizen, had claimed he was asleep and he believed his wife was at the helm at around 1am when he heard a thud.

World News Israeli Schools Drill for Missile Attack Amid Threats From Iran
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday warned that Israel could act against Iran . "You should, it's yours". The Iranian official dismissed the use of the prop as a " cartoonish circus " that was meant " to blame others for its own strategic blunders, or maybe to evade the domestic crisis they're facing ".

World News Okpaleke resigns as bishop of Ahiara Catholics diocese
Author: 0 Okpaleke resigns as bishop of Ahiara Catholics diocese

The statement added that the Pope was grateful to all those who had expressed support for Bishop Okpaleke and Church leaders who had tried to resolve "the lamentable situation". There are no immediate plans to appoint a new bishop in Ahiara. The chairman of the Ahiara Diocesan Catholic Priests Association, Rev. Fr. Austin Ekechukwu, said the people were "excited with the latest development in the diocese".

World News Trump urges ban on gun devices like bump stocks
Author: 0 Trump urges ban on gun devices like bump stocks

President Donald Trump will host individuals impacted by some of the country's worst school shootings for a listening session at the White House on Wednesday, according to press secretary Sarah Sanders . The device enables a rifle to shoot hundreds of rounds a minute, turning a legal semi-automatic rifle into a machine gun. Bump stocks were found among the weapons used in the Las Vegas shooting that killed 58 people October 1.

World News #EveryDropCounts: #DayZero pushed back to July 9
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The pushing back of the date was largely due to a lower drop in water levels in the city's supply dams, as well as a reduction in average daily collective consumption to 523 million litres. The Sunshine Tour has committed itself, during this, the week of the Cape Town Open , to use less water in an effort to assist the City of Cape Town and the citizens in their endeavours to save the scarce resource.

World News Guess' Paul Marciano Gives up Day-to-Day Duties Amid Sexual Harassment Claims
Author: 0 Guess' Paul Marciano Gives up Day-to-Day Duties Amid Sexual Harassment Claims

An internal investigation is now underway which will look into the claims made against Marciano, and he will not return to his position within the company until the investigation is complete. Guess? , Inc. designs, markets, distributes and licenses a lifestyle collection of contemporary apparel, denim, handbags, watches, footwear and other related consumer products.

World News Taylor County early voting gets underway
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None of the propositions of either the Democrat or Republican primary ballots will become law as a result of this election. Jillson said President Trump has galvanized Democrats nationwide and in Texas, where Republicans remain the majority party.

World News Luiten wins inaugural Oman Open
Author: 0 Luiten wins inaugural Oman Open

Guerrier never looked poised to win his first tournament, but the Frenchman rallied nicely to with three birdies in his final seven holes to earn solo third at 13-under behind Wood at 14-under. The 32-year-old Dutchman shot a 4-under 68 to finish on 16-under 272, two shots ahead of his friend, England's Chris Wood (69). The duo enjoyed an enthralling nip-and-tuck battle down the back nine but when Luiten holed a 25-foot birdie putt on the 16th to get to 16 under and Wood bogeyed the next, ...

World News Pakistan gets reprieve on FATF watchlist, says Asif
Author: 0 Pakistan gets reprieve on FATF watchlist, says Asif

This is increasing the risk of the "terrorists' penetration" into Central Asia and Russian Federation. Lavrov stressed the need to step up efforts to prevent this scenario. On Pakistan and Afghanistan relations, he said: "Our brotherly neighbor Afghanistan is in a painful situation". "Our efforts paid, FATF Paris 20 Feb meeting conclusion on USA led motion to put Pakistan on watch list - No consensus for nominating Pakistan", Pakistan's foreign minister Khwaja Asif tweeted on Tuesday ...