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World News Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Accepts Razzie Award For 'Baywatch' With Pride
Author: 0 Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Accepts Razzie Award For 'Baywatch' With Pride

It was just so awful that it couldn't even win Worst Movie . The new category is a movie so rotten you eventually fell in love with it. Nominated for " Worst Remake, Rip-Off or Sequel ", the film (based on the 1990's television series) wasn't a hit with most audiences and actor, Zac Efron received the dubious honor for one of the worst performances of the year playing the lifeguard sidekick to Johnson's character, noted the Atlanta Journal-Constitution .

World News Trump, Canada's Trudeau discussed trade, NAFTA in call: White House
Author: 0 Trump, Canada's Trudeau discussed trade, NAFTA in call: White House

Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland is scheduled to meet Monday in Mexico City with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo, followed by public statements from the three. It also raises the question of how much the free trade agreement with the United States, which has been in place since 2004, is really worth", Dr Davison said.

Author: 0 Nikki Haley Accuses UN, Other Countries Of Bullying Israel

Upping the pressure on Europeans now negotiating with the United States to find fixes for the Iran nuclear deal, US Vice President Mike Pence said on Monday that if provisions are not worked out, his superior Donald Trump will withdraw from the agreement signed by his predecessor Barack Obama in 2015.

World News S. Korean envoys meet Kim in Pyongyang
Author: 0 S. Korean envoys meet Kim in Pyongyang

The dramatic gesture was verbally delivered by Kim's sister, Kim Yo Jong , during a meeting at Moon's presidential compound in Seoul a day after the opening ceremony for the Winter Olympics in South Korea. They will be the first known South Korean special envoys to travel to Pyongyang in about 10 years. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says it is his "firm will to vigorously advance" and "write a new history of national reunification" while hosting a delegation of high-ranking ...

World News PNB scam accused sent to CBI custody till 17th
Author: 0 PNB scam accused sent to CBI custody till 17th

It also sought a copy of the search warrant and other documents related to searches and seizures by the ED. The investigation agency made the claim after attaching 21 properties, including a penthouse and a farmhouse of Nirav Modi and his group worth over Rs 523 crore on February 24.

World News Trump aides describe week of tumult in White House
Author: 0 Trump aides describe week of tumult in White House

Some of Trump's advisers say the president is not all doom and gloom. "There's a new "air of anxiety and volatility - with an uncontrollable commander in chief at its center", reported Philip Rucker, Ashley Parker and Josh Dawsey of the Washington Post in a story headlined, "Aides see a president isolated and on edge" in the Sunday print edition and " 'Pure madness': "Dark days inside the White House as Trump shocks and rages ".

World News Nunberg: Sarah Huckabee Sanders a 'Joke,' 'Unattractive,' 'a Fat Slob'
Author: 0 Nunberg: Sarah Huckabee Sanders a 'Joke,' 'Unattractive,' 'a Fat Slob'

He dared the feds to arrest him and declared he had a sneaking suspicion that Trump "may have done something during the election", among many other controversial and sometimes contradicting statements. "I definitely think he doesn't know that for sure because he's incorrect", Sanders said. Nunberg earlier had told NBC News that the special counsel's line of questioning "insinuated to me that [Trump] may have done something" wrong.

World News Russian Plane Crash In Syria Kills 32
Author: 0 Russian Plane Crash In Syria Kills 32

Twenty-six passengers and six crew members were on the aircraft when it went down at about 3pm Moscow time (12:00GMT). "Nobody survived", the ministry's report states. According to the news agency Efe, the plane was about to land at the Hamim airport in western Syria. The Hmeymim airbase is the main site for Russia's military campaign in Syria.

World News Truck accident leaves 30 dead in India's western state
Author: 0 Truck accident leaves 30 dead in India's western state

However, the truck in which the party was travelling fell off a bridge near Ranghola at around 7:30 pm. Mal said 25 people died on the spot while one of the injured people succumbed on the way to a hospital. Kadapda told AFP . Also, most of the victims were women and children. A fire brigade also reached the site to assist in the rescue operations. Sources reports are saying that everybody is feeling unexpected.

World News Florida senators pass gun restrictions; House yet to act
Author: 0 Florida senators pass gun restrictions; House yet to act

Doing so would mean calling the legislature back into session, leading to more amendments and back-and-forth that "wouldn't end well". "My community was rocked". Rene Garcia , who admits to not being the biggest fan of the school safety package , said the intent is to make sure the "instructional personnel who are in the classroom can not participate in the program".

World News World's oldest-known 'message in a bottle' found off WA coast
Author: 0 World's oldest-known 'message in a bottle' found off WA coast

But as she picked it up the open bottle she noticed a damp note fell out of it. "When we unrolled it, we saw printed text and handwritten notes". "The appearance of the form from the bottle found is exactly the same as that of other forms from the year 1886, which were sent back in the following years to the German Seewarte and are available to us in the original".

World News Bomb squad tasked to auto fire scene
Author: 0 Bomb squad tasked to auto fire scene

It has been reported that the vehicle belongs to a police officer. A Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) spokesman said: "Police are now working to establish the circumstances of how a auto caught fire on the A2 between Belfast and Bangor this morning, Tuesday 6th March".

World News Biplab Deb to Become the Next Chief Minister of Tripura
Author: 0 Biplab Deb to Become the Next Chief Minister of Tripura

In Assembly election results announced Saturday, the BJP routed the CPM, which had been in power in Tripura for as long as 25 years. The BJP parliamentary board representative and Union Road Transport and Highways minister Nitin Gadkari after holding meeting of 35 BJP legislators told media that Biplab Kumar Deb will take oath as Chief Minister and Jishnu Dev Varma will be the deputy chief minister in the 12 -member cabinet.

World News Can't Believe I Have Won 2 World Cup Golds, Says Manu Bhaker
Author: 0 Can't Believe I Have Won 2 World Cup Golds, Says Manu Bhaker

India jumped to the top of the pecking order as young Manu Bhaker clinched a gold medal while Ravi Kumar bagged a bronze in the ISSF World Cup in Guadalajara , Mexico . Men: 10m air rifle: 1. Shahzar, 24, participated in his first senior world cup, where he shot a score of 242.3 in the final, beating Rio Olympics gold medalist Christian Reitz, to bag gold.

World News Saudi allows Air India overflights to Israel: Netanyahu
Author: 0 Saudi allows Air India overflights to Israel: Netanyahu

In his January reciprocal visit to India, Netanyahu implied the route could pass over Saudi Arabia, which beyond significantly shortening flight time would be a public indication of a warming of ties with Israel. So far, Riyadh does not allow flights connecting Israel over Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia does not recognise Israel and lifting the 70-year-old airspace ban would reflect what appears to be thawing ties between Israel and the kingdom, both USA allies with a shared concern over Iranian ...

World News U.S. turned our region into 'gunpowder depot,' Iranian FM tells French counterpart
Author: 0 U.S. turned our region into 'gunpowder depot,' Iranian FM tells French counterpart

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said the European Union is capable of playing a constructive role in order to protect the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) aka nuclear deal. Iran's defense program is not the business of any country including France, a senior adviser to Iran's Supreme Leader said here on Saturday. A foreign ministry statement released after the talks did not refer to Iran's ballistic missile program.

World News USS Lexington Wreck Found
Author: 0 USS Lexington Wreck Found

The wreckage was found some 3,000 metres (two miles) below the surface of the Coral Sea. The wreckage was found by the team's research vessel, the R/V Petrel. carrier battle - one that dealt the imperial forces of Emperor Hirohito their first major blow of World War II. United States ships were able to rescue more than 2,000 sailors before the Lexington ultimately sank from the damage sustained from a bombardment of Japanese torpedoes.

World News Sri Lanka declares emergency to quell anti-Muslim riots
Author: 0 Sri Lanka declares emergency to quell anti-Muslim riots

Military spokesman Sumith Atapattu said 200 military personnel has been sent to the unrest area at police request. The violence in Kandy is understood to have been sparked when a group of Muslim men were accused of killing a man belonging to the majority Sinhala Buddhist community, who make up about 75% of the population.

World News Donald Trump May Have Broken The Law For The Dumbest Reason Possible!
Author: 0 Donald Trump May Have Broken The Law For The Dumbest Reason Possible!

The manufacturer, Eagle Sign and Design , confirmed the order for the 12-inch tee markers - meant to show duffers from where to launch their drives when playing Trump-branded golf courses around the nation. It is not unusual for commercial enterprises to attempt to use official seals of the USA - but in the past the White House has complained to try to stop it from happening.

World News World leaders react to Trump trade war threat
Author: 0 World leaders react to Trump trade war threat

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that the U.S. tariffs would be "absolutely unacceptable" and China too expressed "grave concern" over the plans, The Guardian reported . But critics of Trump's approach have often complained that tariffs and trade wars only drive up costs for domestic consumers, a move that would make German cars more expensive for U.S.

World News Sangma stakes claim to form Govt in Meghalaya
Author: 0 Sangma stakes claim to form Govt in Meghalaya

Sources in the Congress stressed the Northeast had its own compulsions and was "no real lesson for South India". But the party won 35 seats in Tripura in the recently concluded assembly elections and two in Meghalaya . He expressed confidence that voters in Karnataka will not vote for BJP "which is dividing society in the name of caste and religion". "The results do not change the ground realities, which are in favour of the Congress", he held.

World News Monster nor'easter pummels East Coast; at least seven dead
Author: 0 Monster nor'easter pummels East Coast; at least seven dead

It also snarled transportation from the Middle Atlantic into New England, with more than a quarter of flights into and out of New York's three major airports and Boston's airport canceled, tracking service FlightAware .com reported. In Boston and nearby coastal communities, storm surge and high tides sent seawater into the streets. "On this date, March 2, 2018 , I am declaring a state of emergency to exist for the Commonwealth of Virginia based on the severe weather event." he said ...

World News Sask. concerned about potential steel tariffs
Author: 0 Sask. concerned about potential steel tariffs

The newspaper said the George W. Bush administration in 2002 imposed high tariffs, hoping to protect USA steel firms, which prompted fierce protests from the European Union . Canada has the largest share of steel imports to the United States at 16 percent, according to data from the Department of Commerce, followed by Brazil and South Korea, with steel imports from China down 5 percent in the most recent period.

World News Fans get surprised by Nicole Kidman
Author: 0 Fans get surprised by Nicole Kidman

After the Ocean's Eight actress helped her friend get on the stage (she was adorably afraid of "toppling over"), Kidman said of Bullock, "This is a woman I love". "And we're really good drinkers too!" One fan described the moment as a " Practical Magic sequel". "We were talking about when we shot together and I asked her to get the tequila and she came back with the wrong tequila, but we drank it anyway", Bullock, 53, laughed, recounting her time spent filming with the Big Little Lies ...

Author: 0 Populist parties surge in gridlocked Italian vote

The 5-Star Movement was projected to receive 32.5 percent of the vote, the League almost 18 percent. The center-left failed to convince voters with its pro-European message of gradual economic recovery while the anti-immigrant and euro skeptic League party of Matteo Salvini gained huge ground.

World News China sets growth target, set to end president term limit
Author: 0 China sets growth target, set to end president term limit

China which boasts on the second largest defence budget in the world, on Monday unveiled its largest rise in defence spending in 3 years, with an 8.1 percent growth target compared to 2017, to provide for the nation's ambitious military modernisation programme amid rising security concerns.

World News Former Russian Spy Ill After Exposure To Unidentified Substance
Author: 0 Former Russian Spy Ill After Exposure To Unidentified Substance

In 2006, Mr Litvinenko died in London after drinking tea laced with radioactive polonium-210. Investigators are reviewing his death to see if there are any similarities with the Skripal case. Since finding refuge in Britain , Skripal kept largely out of the spotlight until he was seen making unusual movements on a bench in Wiltshire on Sunday.

World News NAFTA talks not moving fast enough, says US
Author: 0 NAFTA talks not moving fast enough, says US

He said the United States was making more headway with its southern neighbor than with Canada. Mexican and USA officials pushed on Monday to speed up NAFTA negotiations, with the United States floating the idea of reaching an agreement "in principle" in coming weeks to avoid political headwinds later this year.

World News Up to a foot of snow expected as midweek nor'easter looms
Author: 0 Up to a foot of snow expected as midweek nor'easter looms

A powerful storm sweeping through the Northeastern region of the United States on Friday caused the cancellation of more than 3,400 flights and delayed 4,265 flights across the nation, USA Today reported . Along the MA coast, Boston recorded its third highest tide Friday and the region was raked by wind gusts as high as 97 miles per hour. Three men were killed when trees fell on their cars - one in James City County, Va., another in CT and a third in Upper Merion Township, Pa.