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World News Trump announces new sanctions on N Korea
Author: 0 Trump announces new sanctions on N Korea

South Korea will send a three-member delegation for the talks to be led by director-general in charge of inter-Korean exchanges Lee Joo-tae, where both sides are expected to discuss which events North Korea will participate in. The strategy includes sanctioning entities that the USA believes provide oil and other financial assistance to North Korea. The pressure has not stopped Pyongyang from conducting more nuclear and missile tests.

World News Rajya Sabha elections on March 23
Author: 0 Rajya Sabha elections on March 23

Almost a third of the members of the 245-seat Rajya Sabha retire every two years, and the changed numbers would determine the complexion of the House until April 2020. The members, whose terms are ending, include Union ministers Arun Jaitley, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Dharmendra Pradhan, J.P. Nadda, Thaawar Chand Gehlot and Ramdas Athawale.

World News CURLING/ South Korea to play Sweden in women's Olympic final
Author: 0 CURLING/ South Korea to play Sweden in women's Olympic final

Further ahead there was no stopping Hungary, who held off China and Canada to claim their first Winter Olympics gold, and first medal of any colour since 1980. Skaters are also allowed to cooperate, including pushing their slower teammates from behind. "But then the last skater (Noh) could not keep up with the speed and we ended up with a disappointing score".

Author: 0 Australian deputy PM to resign after harassment claim

Mr Joyce hit back, describing the Prime Minister as "inept", creating a sharp divide between the nation's two most powerful politicians. He was due to be the acting PM this week with Turnbull meeting US President Donald Trump in Washington, but opted to take leave.

World News Almost two dozen Afghan soldiers killed in multiple attacks
Author: 0 Almost two dozen Afghan soldiers killed in multiple attacks

The explosion occurred at 8:20am local time on Saturday, according to the interior ministry spokesman, Najib Danish, as cited by local media. So far, no terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the attack . Insurgent attacks on Afghan security force facilities have intensified since the end of NATO's combat mission in 2014. Media reports say at least one person was killed and six others injured in the blast.

World News United States envoy meets with Medialdea after threat report
Author: 0 United States envoy meets with Medialdea after threat report

He told then U.S. President Barack Obama to "go to hell" and threatened to withdraw the Philippines from the United Nations over concerns they raised over his anti-drug campaign, which has left thousands of mostly poor drug suspects dead. But spokesman Roque said in a statement that Duterte had not declared a revolutionary government nor nationwide martial law. It added the President has suggested declaring a revolutionary government, and imposing nationwide martial law.

World News New H-1B policy memorandum issued to protect workers: USCIS
Author: 0 New H-1B policy memorandum issued to protect workers: USCIS

The federal government plans to apply more scrutiny to third-party staffing agencies seeking skilled work visas to bring foreign-born workers into the U.S. Analysts said this is more of an indirect barrier. Effective immediately, the new guidance comes weeks ahead of the beginning of the H-1B visas filing season, which is expected to be April 2, for the fiscal year 2019 beginning October 1, 2018.

World News PSL 2018: Multan Sultan win tournament opener against defending champions Peshawar Zalmi
Author: 0 PSL 2018: Multan Sultan win tournament opener against defending champions Peshawar Zalmi

In a bid to avoid a repeat of last year's spot-fixing scandal in the Pakistan Super League , the Pakistan Cricket Board has enforced several stringent anti-corruption measures in the ongoing tournament in the UAE. The new Multan Sultans and the confirmation of a slew of global greats such as Shane Watson and Brendon McCullum has given a lift to fans eager to forget last-year's spot-fixing scandal.

Author: 0 Investor are paying less for Noble Midstream Partners LP (NBLX) ?

The stock increased 0.21% or $0.74 during the last trading session, reaching $356.66. It has underperformed by 16.09% the S&P500. The Return on Assets for Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE:MMP) was down -0.83% (-$0.54) to $64.9 and showed a volume of 0.68 mln shares. Therefore 62% are positive. Magellan Midstream Partners's revenue was up 9.5% compared to the same quarter last year.

World News The Government Repeatedly Failed To Stop The Parkland Shooter
Author: 0 The Government Repeatedly Failed To Stop The Parkland Shooter

Nikolas Cruz , a 19-year-old former student at the school, has been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder. The Republican governor's proposals come amid a reignited national debate on gun rights, led in part by some of the student survivors of the February 14 attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland , Florida .

World News Russian Federation accuses media of disinformation on Ghouta
Author: 0 Russian Federation accuses media of disinformation on Ghouta

Gulf states, mainly Saudi Arabia, have been key backers of Syrian opposition groups fighting President Bashar al-Assad and Riyadh has hosted meetings of the opposition. How come, Security Council? But the United Nations and others accuse it of denying civilians their basic rights. He said there was a "mass psychosis by global media" making the current situation into another Aleppo - another Syrian city that had been pummeled by airstrikes and firepower as pro-Syrian forces wrested ...

World News Lebanese suspect arrested over Filipina maid's freezer death
Author: 0 Lebanese suspect arrested over Filipina maid's freezer death

The principal suspect in the killing of overseas Filipino worker (OFW) Joanna Demafelis in Kuwait is now in the custody of authorities in Lebanon, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced on Friday. The Philippines is one of the world's largest exporters of labor , with around 10 percent of the country's 100 million people working overseas. The Philippine government later clarified that workers with documents already in place can still leave for Kuwait.

World News Madhya Pradesh By-Elections: Voting Underway In Mungaoli And Kolaras
Author: 0 Madhya Pradesh By-Elections: Voting Underway In Mungaoli And Kolaras

Counting of votes in all three constituencies will be held on February 28. Both fall within the Guna Lok Sabha constituency, represented by Congress MP Jyotiraditya Scindia . In a first, the BJP also deployed Yashodhara Raje Scindia, minister for sports and youth welfare in the Shivraj cabinet, and Jyotiraditya's aunt, to the campaign, in a departure from the Scindia dynasty's tradition of not directly campaigning against each other.

World News Two injured in shooting on Southeastern's campus in Hammond, university says
Author: 0 Two injured in shooting on Southeastern's campus in Hammond, university says

They were taken to a local hospital with injuries that were not considered life-threatening. University Police confirmed incident occurred on North Campus involving several individuals. The injuries are non-life threatening. Despite the overnight shooting, there is no "present threat to campus community", according to the Tweet. UPD following up on all leads, incident remains under investigation.

Author: 0 NRA's Wayne LaPierre says gun control advocates 'hate individual freedom'

Meanwhile, First National Bank of Omaha announced Thursday that it will not renew its deal with the NRA for the "official credit card of the NRA ". "We do live in the socialistic age of the art of the smear", LaPierre said. In response, the NRA and Trump have suggested arming teachers who have received training to deter attackers, a proposal that has been met with scepticism by teachers unions and gun violence experts.

World News Ohio River Village Declares Emergency
Author: 0 Ohio River Village Declares Emergency

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for Bullitt County through 1:15 p.m. Friday. In 1997, the river crested at 61.2 feet in Maysville and at 62.50 on March 5, at Meldahl. All trails near the river were also closed. Indeed, it was a mess through much of Thursday in Wheeling. Arkansas's southeast half now faces an enhanced threat for storms to turn severe Saturday, according to the National Weather Service.

World News Mark Hamill Confirms Hollywood Star News By Zinging Donald Trump
Author: 0 Mark Hamill Confirms Hollywood Star News By Zinging Donald Trump

Actors Daisy Ridley and Mark Hamill pose for photographers as they arrive for the European Premiere of " Star Wars: The Last Jedi ", at the Royal Albert Hall in central London December 13, 2017. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce adds about 24 stars per year, but it's not a free honor. Born in Oakland, California, Hamill found his first break when he was discovered in a musical workshop comedy "Anthems in E-Flat Calliope" at the Horseshoe (now Zephyr) Theatre on Melrose Avenue.

World News Former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates pleads guilty to two criminal charges
Author: 0 Former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates pleads guilty to two criminal charges

Gates is now the third Trump associate known to be working with Mueller's investigation, and his plea deal will put the spotlight on former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort . "I will better serve my family moving forward by exiting this process", he wrote. The indictment, filed in Washington federal court by Special Counsel Robert Mueller , said Manafort retained the so-called Hapsburg Group of onetime politicians, to "take positions favorable to Ukraine, including by lobbying the ...

World News Defence attachés briefed on Indian 'atrocities' along LoC
Author: 0 Defence attachés briefed on Indian 'atrocities' along LoC

Baramulla deputy commissioner Nasir Ahmad Naqash and Senior Superintendent of Police Imtiyaz Hussain have promised all the help to the people staying in the camp. According to a Foreign Office statement, director general of South Asia and South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation desk, Dr Mohammad Faisal said that despite calls for restraint India continued to indulge in ceasefire violations.

World News Turkey thought about his own cryptocurrency
Author: 0 Turkey thought about his own cryptocurrency

In a recent statement, the central bank rejected as baseless the reports on its role in the sales of and transactions in cryptocurrencies. "We welcome Bitcoin, but we must have regulations for Bitcoin and any other digital currency ... Mohammad-Javad Azari Jahromi, head of Iran's Ministry of Information and Communications Technology, said the test model for a "cloud-based digital currency " is now under development and will be submitted to the Iranian bank system soon.

World News Donald Trump says John Kelly will decide on Jared Kushner's security clearance
Author: 0 Donald Trump says John Kelly will decide on Jared Kushner's security clearance

But Kelly turned the tables by making the decree about clearances, which goes into effect today, and Kushner's access to the president is in jeopardy. So far, the Trump administration's decision to move the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem has only resulted in condemnation from Palestinian leaders, who have shown no indication that they are now more willing to work out a peace deal because of it.

World News South Sudan sentences South African rebel adviser to death
Author: 0 South Sudan sentences South African rebel adviser to death

It says civilians have been tortured and mutilated, and villages destroyed on an industrial scale. Under a 2015 peace deal that fell apart in 2016, the AU and South Sudan were supposed to set up a "hybrid court", consisting of South Sudanese and other African judges, to try people accused of atrocities.

World News Medical marijuana laws influence increases in cannabis use, disorder
Author: 0 Medical marijuana laws influence increases in cannabis use, disorder

From 1991-1992 to 2012-2013, illicit cannabis use (P =.004) and cannabis use disorders (P =.03) increased more in states that passed medical marijuana laws than those that did not. The review shows that "researchers studied data from 11 separate studies, including four large, nationally representative surveys that are still ongoing".

World News Heroes Among Us: Egyptian Policeman Catches Child Plummeting From Third-Floor
Author: 0 Heroes Among Us: Egyptian Policeman Catches Child Plummeting From Third-Floor

The officer was on patrol with two colleges in the city of Assiut when they noticed a five-year-old boy dangling from the window of a third-floor apartment. Seconds before, Geed and the other officers tried frantically to stretch out a large piece of cloth to use as a net - but the hero cop stretched out his arms instead just in time to catch Ammar.

World News Missing plane with Albertans onboard found with no survivors
Author: 0 Missing plane with Albertans onboard found with no survivors

CBC News has confirmed Clint Kaupp, 28, Tim Mueller, 28, pilot Bill Kaupp, 64, and Ron Mckenzie, 66, were on the flight. They say they will be turning the investigation over to the FAA. The family learned the news from RCMP and police officials in the US, said Jaime Metzger, the daughter of Bill Kaupp, one of the men on board. So, according to Civil Air Patrol, a ground team from Montrose was sent to the search area 130 miles southwest of Grand Junction.

World News U.S. expands laundering, fraud charges against ex-Trump campaign chief Manafort
Author: 0 U.S. expands laundering, fraud charges against ex-Trump campaign chief Manafort

Since October, George Papadopoulos, a former foreign policy adviser to the Trump campaign, and Michael Flynn , Trump's first national security adviser, have pleaded guilty to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. In all, the two men face 16 counts related to filing false individual income tax returns, seven counts of failure to file reports of foreign bank and financial accounts, five counts of bank fraud conspiracy, and four counts of bank fraud.

World News NRA chief executive Wayne LaPierre says anti-gun lobby 'hate freedom'
Author: 0 NRA chief executive Wayne LaPierre says anti-gun lobby 'hate freedom'

In his speech to CPAC, Trump praised the National Rifle Association ( NRA ), the powerful gun lobby which has long advocated for more armed security at U.S. "I hope that people who address this topic on our stage do it understanding that people are in pain and we are so close to this awful tragedy, and have the right and appropriate tone".

World News Western New York students call for tougher gun rules
Author: 0 Western New York students call for tougher gun rules

Gov. Scott also said he wants to require all individuals purchasing firearms to be 21 or older, with exceptions for active and reserve military and their spouses, National Guard members and law enforcement. "I do know that some are going to accuse me of unfairly stigmatizing those who struggle with mental illness". The president has also floated the idea of arming teachers as a way to deter would-be attackers, a plan that Scott has said he does not endorse.