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World News Voting underway in Nagaland, Meghalaya; one injured in blast in Tizit
Author: 0 Voting underway in Nagaland, Meghalaya; one injured in blast in Tizit

Compared to the past few elections, both the states saw a dip in voter turnout this election. Tizit Assembly constituency is in Nagaland's Mon District. According to the chief electoral officer, a village council member received minor injury in a leg in a blast at a room adjacent to a polling station in Tizit village under Tizit constituency in Monday district.

World News PSL 2018 - Quetta Gladiators vs Peshawar Zalmi Preview
Author: 0 PSL 2018 - Quetta Gladiators vs Peshawar Zalmi Preview

Peshawar Zalmi had to play 19.4 overs and in the meantime they lost five wickets. In Points Table, unbeaten Karachi Kings possess the top position with 6 points followed by Multan Sultans which have 4 points. He was replaced by Andre Russell, who played his first Twenty20 match after a one-year hiatus. Tamim continued his hitting from one end but struggled to score quick runs as he ran himself out scoring 36 off 38.

World News U.S. tariffs on steel, aluminum imports to hurt free trade: MOEA
Author: 0 U.S. tariffs on steel, aluminum imports to hurt free trade: MOEA

The US focus on narrowing the bilateral trade deficit puts China in an untenable position because it's driven as much by macroeconomic conditions in the two countries as it is by trade policies, says Eswar Prasad, a former chief of the International Monetary Fund's China division and now a professor at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.

World News US Plans to Sell Antitank Missiles to Ukraine
Author: 0 US Plans to Sell Antitank Missiles to Ukraine

The State Department had previously discussed a plan for the sale in December, but only now formally approved it. At a press conference in Moscow on March 2, Yanukovych vowed to ask the European Union, the United States, and Russian Federation to assist in organizing the talks to reintegrate the territories controlled by the separatists into Ukraine.

World News APC crisis: Plot to remove Oyegun suffers setback
Author: 0 APC crisis: Plot to remove Oyegun suffers setback

At the end of the almost three-hour meeting, the Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, announced the NEC's decision to the media. Bello said the decision was taken in line with Article 13 of the party, which allows the NEC to exercise the powers of the National Convention.

World News Leicester explosion: Police issue appeal for information
Author: 0 Leicester explosion: Police issue appeal for information

Leicestershire Police said the three men arrested yesterday are all in their 30s and investigators are now questioning them in connection with the fire. Mary Ragoobar, 46, and sons Shane, 18, and Sean, 17, lived in the flat above the Polish supermarket. It asked people to "resist speculating about the identities of those arrested, the circumstances that may have led to their arrest and the cause of the explosion".

World News Possible weapon leads to lockdown of Victoria-area middle school
Author: 0 Possible weapon leads to lockdown of Victoria-area middle school

A B.C. middle school is on lockdown Thursday as police search for a man who has been acting erratically. The lockdown was lifted later in the morning. A K-9 unit went to the school, along with the Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team. According to Germantown police, the threat is "not credible" because police feel it is highly unlikely the child would carry out the threat, or has the means to do so.

World News Armenia scraps deal with Turkey created to normalize relations
Author: 0 Armenia scraps deal with Turkey created to normalize relations

Armen Sarkissian was elected as President of Armenia on Friday with a large majority of the members of parliament, Reuters and TASS reported. Serzh Sargsyan congratulated Armen Sarkissian on being elected President of Armenia , wished him success and expressed confidence that the upcoming years are going to be years of the best achievements for Armenia .

Author: 0 Venezuela Delays Presidential Vote, but Opposition Still Plans a Boycott

Supporters of President Nicolas Maduro gathered Tuesday in several locations across Caracas to accompany the incumbent as he registered as a candidate for the April 22 presidential elections . Senator Marco Rubio, who has played a key role in pushing for Trump's more assertive approach to Venezuela than his predecessor, Barack Obama. The main opposition coalition is boycotting the poll, saying it is a farce meant to legitimize a "dictatorship".

World News Barshim aims to reclaim world indoor title today
Author: 0 Barshim aims to reclaim world indoor title today

It briefly appeared that the medal would be an even brighter colour, but having reeled in Hassan, the 1500m indoors world champion, she was beaten by the tiniest of margins on the line. We didn't know then if it was going to turn up or we were going to get down. "When we were leaving the house there was a foot of snow and the taxi was two hours late".

World News Seoul says US, North Korea should lower threshold for talks
Author: 0 Seoul says US, North Korea should lower threshold for talks

The Trump administration "is committed to achieving the complete, verifiable, and irreversible denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula ", the White House said in a statement on Sunday. Hooker reportedly accompanied former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper when he visited the North in 2014 to secure the release of numerous United States citizens detained in the country.

World News In Georgia, the teacher gave us school shooting
Author: 0 In Georgia, the teacher gave us school shooting

However, cops say they encountered the teacher behaving oddly on two separate occasions in recent years. In January 2017, Davidson left the high school when he said he didn't feel well, the AJC reports. Police say a "threatening" note was found last week at a Georgia high school that was the scene of a teacher firing a gun inside a classroom. Dalton High School Principal Steve Bartoo said that when he attempted to enter the classroom, Davidson made "nonsensical" noises "hollered" for him ...

World News Case filed on model and magazine for
Author: 0 Case filed on model and magazine for "controversial" photo

Gilu Joseph told The Indian Express . As the discussions progress on her posture and on the ethics of modelling for a breast feeding campaign without her being a real mother, two cases have been filed against the actress. Addressing the stigma around open breastfeeding, Joseph further stated that the society is unable to break through the taboo. "Which god will be angry if you feed your child".

World News Benjamin and Sara Netanyahu to be Questioned at Same Time Friday
Author: 0 Benjamin and Sara Netanyahu to be Questioned at Same Time Friday

The prime minister is involved in the case because he was also serving as communications minister at the time the benefits were said to have been granted to Elovitch. In one, he and family members are suspected of receiving one million shekels ($285,000, 230,000 euros) of luxury cigars, champagne and jewellery from wealthy figures in exchange for financial or personal favours.

World News 2 killed in CMU dorm shooting; suspect at large
Author: 0 2 killed in CMU dorm shooting; suspect at large

Suspect is still at large, police advise all to take shelter. City of Mount Pleasant police described the suspect as "a black male and considered armed and dangerous". Published reports say 2 people are dead and a suspect is still at large after shots were fired in a dormitory on Central Michigan University's west campus.

World News Senate sources suspect Nunes behind leak of Warner texts
Author: 0 Senate sources suspect Nunes behind leak of Warner texts

Warner disclosed to his committee months before the leak that he had reached out past year to lobbyist Adam Waldman, who runs a firm that worked with a Russian oligarch named Oleg Deripaska in 2009 and 2010. In them, Warner requested help arranging a meeting with Christopher Steele, a British ex-spy who compiled the dossier, a controversial document financed by the Democratic National Committee and the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign.

World News School closures extended as Storm Emma hits hard
Author: 0 School closures extended as Storm Emma hits hard

A Status Red snow and ice warning will remain in place across Galway, Leinster and Munster until at least 6pm this evening. Bus Éireann is advising customers that due to the Status Red weather warning all road passenger, school transport and Eurolines services remain cancelled today Thursday, March 1st.

World News Thunder In The Mix For Waived G/F Corey Brewer
Author: 0 Thunder In The Mix For Waived G/F Corey Brewer

Earlier this season , he had the longest active consecutive-games-played streak in the National Basketball Association snapped at 317 but never complained. Utah now does not have an open roster spot. If the deal does indeed come to fruition, the 31-year-old small forward will become the Thunder's fifteenth and final member of the roster.

World News United Kingdom braced for Storm Emma as heavy snow causes chaos
Author: 0 United Kingdom braced for Storm Emma as heavy snow causes chaos

Those temperatures will fall to minus 7 on Wednesday night. With the whole of the United Kingdom suffering heavy snow, military assistance was drafted in to help the NHS. Many drivers simply abandoned their cars on Pennine roads and simply made the rest of their journey on foot. Schools and third level colleges will be closed today and tomorrow across counties in Leinster and Munster , covering the south and east of the country.

World News Crude oil prices still under pressure amid concerns over U.S. production levels
Author: 0 Crude oil prices still under pressure amid concerns over U.S. production levels

An early-week survey from commodity pricing group S&P Global Platts showed an expected gain of 2.1 million barrels of oil last week , while the American Petroleum Institute reported a gain of 933,000 barrels in US crude oil inventories. Inventories at the Cushing, Oklahoma, site decreased by 1.277 million barrels this week. Brent for May settlement fell 90 cents to end the session at $63.83 on the London-based ICE Futures Europe Exchange.

World News Australians turn in 57000 firearms in nationwide amnesty
Author: 0 Australians turn in 57000 firearms in nationwide amnesty

Law Enforcement Minister Angus Taylor said the guns handed in during the amnesty had been taken off the "gray market", referring to weapons that should have been handed in or registered following the 1996 reforms. However, as we reported in 2013 , the efficacy of gun-buyback programs in the USA - similar to Australia's gun amnesty, but with a monetary incentive - has been questioned.

World News At least 24 dead in drug clinic fire
Author: 0 At least 24 dead in drug clinic fire

The statement says that it was managed to save 30 people of 55 who were in the building of the center during the fire. The Azeri authorities said that the fire had been put out and the injured taken to the hospital for medical treatment. Civil activists blamed official corruption and the failure to respect safety regulations as the factor causing large numbers of casualties in increasingly frequent fires in Azerbaijan.

World News Trump says he has spoken with Sessions about suing opioid companies
Author: 0 Trump says he has spoken with Sessions about suing opioid companies

Trump has told those around him, according to The Post , he is angry Sessions isn't loyal enough. On "America's Newsroom" on Thursday, Weekly Standard editor-in-chief Steve Hayes said Sessions "sent a message" to Trump by dining with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Solicitor General Noel Francisco .

World News Lottery jackpots total more than half a billion dollars this weekend
Author: 0 Lottery jackpots total more than half a billion dollars this weekend

Prizes must be claimed and winning tickets validated before winners can be identified. A 10X multiplier is available whenever the jackpot is $150 million or less. Virgin Islands. The odds of winning the jackpot with a $1 ticket are 1-in-13,983,816. The drawing is at 7:29 p.m. Deadline is 7:08 p.m. Mega Millions jackpots also start at $40 million and roll over until the jackpot is won.

World News 'Beast from the East' blankets Britain, Ireland in snow
Author: 0 'Beast from the East' blankets Britain, Ireland in snow

Rural communities could be cut off for several days, while power cuts and mobile phone network interruptions may occur, the Met Office said. An amber warning is in place for an eastern strip of Cumbria while a yellow warning is in place for much of the rest of the county.

World News The White House is so pissed at Ben Carson's HUD right now
Author: 0 The White House is so pissed at Ben Carson's HUD right now

Carson is now embroiled in a scandal following recent reports that he had spent over $31,000 of taxpayer money on a dining set for his office. The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform chairman wrote that Carson should provide documents pertaining to his redecoration in a letter Thursday after The New York Times reported that the agency purchased a $31,000 custom hardwood table, chairs and hutch set.

World News Federal budget: one step forward, one step back
Author: 0 Federal budget: one step forward, one step back

Canadian think tank the C D Howe Institute has published its recommendations for Tuesday's Budget , which include measures to compete with the USA on tax. We all lose when communities lose local newspapers and there is less and less Canadian cultural content in our media. "The investments in research made in the 2018 budget will support a diverse group of emerging researchers to move forward in their careers and to unlock new knowledge for the benefit of Canada and the world".

World News Trump Crosses Party Lines In Push For New Gun Reform
Author: 0 Trump Crosses Party Lines In Push For New Gun Reform

Even so, the idea does appear to be at least somewhat in line with potential efforts to strengthen federal background checks to keep guns out of the hands of criminals and those with known mental illnesses. The hour-long meeting with lawmakers was reminiscent of one in January on immigration, when he told lawmakers to come up with a good bill and he would take the "heat" from critics.

World News Trump Just Told A Conservative Lawmaker He's Afraid Of The NRA
Author: 0 Trump Just Told A Conservative Lawmaker He's Afraid Of The NRA

Thom Tillis (R-NC), who also bristled at the President's suggestion in the meeting that he and his Republican colleagues are " afraid of the NRA". Trump also mocked GOP senator Pat Toomey for not raising the the gun-buying age to 21 in a bill with Democratic senator Joe Manchin .