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World News Putin on United States election interference: 'I couldn't care less'
Author: 0 Putin on United States election interference: 'I couldn't care less'

In an interview with NBC News' Megyn Kelly that aired Friday night , Putin said he "couldn't care less" about the charges. "There are 146 million Russians". The Russian president also cast his own country as the victim of punishing USA sanctions. Putin just used Megan Kelly , nine days before his re-election (he can not lose) to tell his own people Tatars and Jews living in Russia with Russian citizenship are not Russians.

World News No decision regarding Chairman Senate yet: Saad Rafique
Author: 0 No decision regarding Chairman Senate yet: Saad Rafique

A number of names came forward for Senate chairmanship candidate in the session chaired by Nawaz Sharif. 53 votes are needed to elect a chairman and deputy chairman. PML-N Senator and senior leader Mushahid Ullah Khan claimed on Saturday said, "PML-N candidate will have the backing of 57 Senators". Now there are 33 PML-N members in the Senate, and if you add the party's alliances: 5 senators of the Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PKMAP), 5 of the National Party, 4 of the Jamiat Ulema ...

World News La. ranks #17 in list of America's 'drunkest' states
Author: 0 La. ranks #17 in list of America's 'drunkest' states

Tennessee is the least drunk state. According to the study, 18.8 percent of adults in the state drink excessively, with Houma and Thibodeaux named as the drunkest metro area . The study says for every 100,000 residents, 452 die before age 75, which is the sixth highest in the country. Just 13.3% of adults in this Southern state binge or heavily drink, much less than the comparable national share of 18.0%.

World News SC women should use voting power for gender equality
Author: 0 SC women should use voting power for gender equality

Guterres, however, regretted that over the next decade millions more girls would undergo genital mutilation and women's representation in parliaments stood at less than one quarter - and even lower in boardrooms. Customers flying with the airline on International Women's Day on March 8 will also be able to watch the video of the journey during their flight.

World News Maha bogged down by Rs 15375 crore revenue deficit
Author: 0 Maha bogged down by Rs 15375 crore revenue deficit

Meanwhile, the deteriorating condition of the state's economy has also reflected in the state's increasing debt stock. Under MUTP 3A, the Centre has proposed projects worth Rs 54,776 crore. He also pointed out that the state expenditure under 37 heads related to agriculture has increased from Rs 24,712 crore in 2011-12 to Rs 83,184 crore in 2017-18 and said that the trust would remain so in the year to come.

World News Trump pardons Navy sailor who took photos inside sub
Author: 0 Trump pardons Navy sailor who took photos inside sub

Every time you think Trump can't do something more petty and juvenile, he does something more petty and juvenile. The President is grateful to Mr. Court papers also said Saucier attempted to destroy his laptop, camera, and camera memory card after he was interviewed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Naval Criminal Investigative Service in July 2012.

World News LSU track and field sending 15 athletes to NCAA indoor championships
Author: 0 LSU track and field sending 15 athletes to NCAA indoor championships

Chapman's record is the fifth record set during the indoor season since December. "It's the elite of the elite", said head coach Tony Sandoval. The meet is the last meet before the team transitions into the spring season. Williams set the early leading mark with a first round jump of 26-1 ¼ (7.98) and maintained the lead through five rounds. "It makes you more excited than nervous when you get to that point".

World News U.S. offers $5mn reward for information on Mullah Fazlullah
Author: 0 U.S. offers $5mn reward for information on Mullah Fazlullah

Insurgent violence recently has struck other parts of the capital, including a string of attacks during 10 days in January that left more than 150 people dead and hundreds wounded. The death toll has risen to nine, Waheed Majroh, spokesman for the Health Ministry said. 'President Ashraf Ghani offered peace to the Taliban without preconditions, and laid out a path for negotiations with a series of concrete proposals to create space for the opening of talks'.

World News TN urges Centre not to interfere with tribunal order
Author: 0 TN urges Centre not to interfere with tribunal order

Earlier in the day, the Union Water Resources secretary had claimed that the SC, in its verdict, had not mentioned about the CMB formation, but referred to a scheme to implement the final award of the tribunal. In the meeting all the states, including Karnataka, favoured for setting up the scheme. After the meeting, sources said it was decided that the member states would submit their recommendations vis-à-vis the structure of the scheme, functions of its members and responsibilities.

World News Canada dodges tariff bullet, at least for now
Author: 0 Canada dodges tariff bullet, at least for now

On the very day the deal was signed, Fast praised the salvaging of the Trans Pacific Partnership with 10 other nations - including Japan, Australia and Mexico - that was put in jeopardy when the USA pulled out previous year. Bush, President William J. Clinton (three times ), President George H.W. Bush, President Ronald W. Reagan (three times ), President James E. Carter (twice), and President Richard M.

World News Anthony Davis (sprained ankle) day-to-day, doubtful for big game vs. Wizards
Author: 0 Anthony Davis (sprained ankle) day-to-day, doubtful for big game vs. Wizards

Davis, who has been on a tear during the Pelicans' winning streak, rolled his left ankle in the third quarter of a 114-101 road victory over the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night. New Orleans was lights out from beyond the arc (11-26; 42.3 percent). Otto Porter Jr. (19 points) set the tone for the Wizards offensively from the outset with eight points in a low-scoring first quarter for Washington.

World News Tillerson says 'talks,' but no 'negotiations' with North Korea
Author: 0 Tillerson says 'talks,' but no 'negotiations' with North Korea

Earlier Thursday, South Korean national security director Chung Eui-yong had briefed USA national security adviser H.R. McMaster and other agency representatives in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, according to White House officials who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss internal deliberations.

World News Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch
Author: 0 Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch

Terming Indian illegal occupation of Jammu and Kashmir is "root of the problem", Pakistan demanded the United Nations to continue documenting human rights abuses by India in Occupied Kashmir. "Pakistan has always been attempting to mask its territorial ambitions and use of terrorism as a State policy under the guise of concern for human rights", she said.

World News Muslims offer prayers in Kandy under Sri Lankan Army protection
Author: 0 Muslims offer prayers in Kandy under Sri Lankan Army protection

Sri Lankan police said on Friday they were investigating whether 10 suspected ringleaders of a wave of attacks on Muslims by Sinhalese Buddhists had outside funding or foreign help. The Muslim representatives expressed their deep concern over the troubling incidents that occurred in several places in the Kandy district and asked President Sirisena to take every possible step to prevent such clashes irrespective of religious or ethnic identities of the culprits.

Author: 0 Jeff Flake Drafting Bill To Kneecap Trump On Trade Policy

The prices of a host of products made from steel and aluminum are expected to rise, and several countries have already threatened to impose their own tariffs on US goods in retaliation. "I will immediately draft and introduce legislation to nullify these tariffs, and I urge my colleagues to pass it before this exercise in protectionism inflicts any more damage on the economy".

World News Russian spy attack: British troops deployed to assist probe
Author: 0 Russian spy attack: British troops deployed to assist probe

Western intelligence services consider Russian Federation as a leading suspect, based on previous attacks that used a similar substance and method, a Western intelligence official told CNN. "They responded to try to protect people who were ill, with limited information". The Russian embassy in London told reporters it had not received substantive details about the case, which it said was "rather worrying".

World News After all that, ex-Trump aide arrives for grand jury
Author: 0 After all that, ex-Trump aide arrives for grand jury

His appearance marked a turnabout from extraordinary public statements Monday when Nunberg, in multiple interviews, balked at complying with a subpoena that sought his appearance before the grand jury as well as correspondence with other campaign officials.

World News What the State Department's Playa del Carmen Security Alert Really Means
Author: 0 What the State Department's Playa del Carmen Security Alert Really Means

If you're planning to play in Playa Del Carmen this spring break, you might want to change your plans. AP also said that "the violent Jalisco drug cartel has been seen moving into the Playa del Carmen area". Mexican officials said the city is safe, despite the USA alert. Cruise ships have cancelled excursions involving ferries, although other visits to the Playa Del Carmen area and to the island of Cozumel appear to be going ahead as per normal.

World News Parkland parent urges Gov. Scott to sign school safety bill
Author: 0 Parkland parent urges Gov. Scott to sign school safety bill

In the background, listeners can hear other dispatchers picking up calls, calling out numbers, and asking for names. "A disruption is a violation of the Student Code of Conduct and may result in disciplinary actions for students who participate." according to the letter .

World News Bill filed to legalize sports betting in Louisiana
Author: 0 Bill filed to legalize sports betting in Louisiana

The traction gained past year by the New Jersey sports betting case (Christie vs NCAA ) appears to have served as a catalyst for more states to push for legal sports betting . And any rules allowing sports gambling in NY could not take effect unless the U.S. Supreme Court issues a ruling that overturns a current federal ban on sports betting outside of Nevada and five other states.

Author: 0 European Union says talks 'the prime option' in USA tariffs row

The head of China's Ministry of Commerce's Trade Remedy and Investigation Bureau Wang Hejun called on the USA to revoke its decision to impose tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum exports. Asked at the conference whether she was ready to react if the 28-country European Union was included in the USA tariffs, Ms Malmstrom said she stood ready to go to the WTO, the worldwide trade arbiter, to impose the bloc's own safeguards within 90 days.

World News Oscar Valdez:
Author: 0 Oscar Valdez: "It's Going To Be a Toe-To-Toe Battle"

But Quigg's chances at the title have now been shattered as a result of California rules. On sparring Quigg in 2017: “I was really focused on my fight with MiguelMarriaga. And Scott Quigg has been largely off the radar screen since that misstep. But when my promoter Eddie Hearn phoned me when the fight was offered I told him to rip their hands off.

World News Stake sale in Air India, Pawans Hans to be fast-tracked
Author: 0 Stake sale in Air India, Pawans Hans to be fast-tracked

Past year in June, the Union Cabinet had approved privatisation of the debt-laden national carrier, which is kept afloat on taxpayers' money. The Cabinet on January 10 allowed foreign airlines to invest up to 49 per cent in Air India under the approval route.

World News CDC: 105 more report salmonella linked to chicken salad
Author: 0 CDC: 105 more report salmonella linked to chicken salad

Fareway grocery stores in Illinois , Iowa , Minnesota , Nebraska and South Dakota sold contaminated chicken salad produced by Triple T Specialty Meats Inc., sold from January 4 to February 9. A total of 62 people between the ages of 7 and 89 have been hospitalized and no deaths have been reported. The CDC began investigating in December 2017 when CDC PulseNet identified a cluster of three Salmonella Enteritidis infections that whole genome sequencing showed were closely related ...

World News 350000 without power across MA after nor'easter
Author: 0 350000 without power across MA after nor'easter

In Cortlandt, more than 700 residents remained without power as the snow piled up. The highest snow totals were found from parts of Bucks County in Pennsylvania through parts of Mercer, Hunterdon, Morris, and Sussex counties in northern and western New Jersey , with totals as high as 14 to 24 inches in these areas.

World News NRA sues over new Florida gun legislation
Author: 0 NRA sues over new Florida gun legislation

The measure would raise the minimum age to buy rifles from 18 to 21 and extend a three-day waiting period for handgun purchases to include long guns. "This bill does that", he said. The programme to arm teachers would be optional, and the Broward County school superintendent has already said he does not want to participate. But in dispatch audio of the incident, he said he had heard that it was "by, inside the 1200 building".

World News Teen charged with manslaughter in Birmingham school shooting
Author: 0 Teen charged with manslaughter in Birmingham school shooting

In a prepared statement , Birmingham City Schools' Superintendent Lisa Herring said: "We planned that today would be a day of comfort and care for students, and not a day of instruction". "We, as adults, can't choose which school shootings are sadder or more dramatic between all school shootings". Barber was taken into custody as a person of interest Wednesday evening.

World News Australia May Still Avoid Tariffs
Author: 0 Australia May Still Avoid Tariffs

He said that Canada and Mexico are exempt while negotiations are underway for the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), and other countries the United States has a security relationship with (such as Australia) would have the next 15 days to negotiate with the U.S.