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Author: 0 Putin says he approved plan to shoot down hijacked plane in 2014

Presidential election, even as American Jewish organizations criticized Putin for his remarks. In its statement, the ministry confirmed a Mig-31 fighter jet to have launched the missile, as it reached its selected mark. A Ukrainian man tried to hijack a Turkey-bound flight and demanded that it go to Sochi as the Winter Olympics were about to start there in February 2014.

World News House Intel Panel Is Done Interviewing Witnesses, Will Begin Writing 'Collusion' Reports
Author: 0 House Intel Panel Is Done Interviewing Witnesses, Will Begin Writing 'Collusion' Reports

The Intelligence Committee did find, however, that Russian Federation took active measures to meddle in the 2016 election, and that the majority expects it to undertake similar measures again. Republicans would likely accuse Democrats of partisanship if the Russian Federation investigation was reopened. "To me, I don't see anything else that's out there that hasn't been explored", Rep.

World News Trump on track to sign tariffs this week: White House
Author: 0 Trump on track to sign tariffs this week: White House

Rob Porter , the White House staff secretary, resigned after spousal abuse allegations. Earlier in the week, Rep. Greg Walden, R-Hood River, broke with Trump and decried the president's use of a national security rationale for imposing the tariffs.

World News Economic Freedom Party supports Uhuru-Raila unity initiative
Author: 0 Economic Freedom Party supports Uhuru-Raila unity initiative

Speaking on behalf the People's Assemblies, Ndii commended Raila and Uhuru for agreeing to end the fights over last year's elections. He also said the time had come for the country to unite and move forward, while cautioning against moves to frustrate efforts being made to bring the two leaders to the table.

World News Voter Turnout Will Be Crucial In Toss-Up Special Election
Author: 0 Voter Turnout Will Be Crucial In Toss-Up Special Election

Get out on Tuesday and vote for Rick Saccone . Feeling bullish after big wins in other special elections past year and enjoying a groundswell of grassroots activism these days, Democrats are hoping a win in this ruby red district will not only make it easier for them to take back the House in November, but also send a message that their candidates can play in any part of the country.

World News Rebels shoot dead protester in Syria's Ghouta: monitor
Author: 0 Rebels shoot dead protester in Syria's Ghouta: monitor

Recapturing the enclave would mark one of the most significant victories for President Bashar Assad in the seven-year civil war. There was no confirmation from Russian Federation, but the United Nations said there had been talks. Ebrahim described Turkey-backed fighters as "extremist groups". Ebrahim blamed Russian Federation and Turkey for what he called "war crimes that are being committed in Afrin".

World News Deadly explosion in Austin kills teen, injures woman
Author: 0 Deadly explosion in Austin kills teen, injures woman

KVUE also reports that investigators are looking to determine if this explosion may be connected to another deadly explosion in Austin that happened on March 2. Austin police said there was no clear motive for the two blasts but they were being investigated as homicides. Police warned the public about handling packages they are not expecting.

World News Stormy Daniels Offers To Pay Back $130000 So She Can Talk Trump
Author: 0 Stormy Daniels Offers To Pay Back $130000 So She Can Talk Trump

The CBS interview, like the testimony, highlighted the tobacco industry's efforts to hide research on the harmful effects of smoking, including its manipulations to make smoking even more addictive. "The settlement agreement contained an arbitration clause that permitted EC, LLC to seek an injunction in the event of a breach or threatened breach of the agreement", Rosen said in a statement to Fox News last week.

World News Outrage in United Kingdom over $138m Aid Deal With Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Outrage in United Kingdom over $138m Aid Deal With Saudi Arabia

Saudi's crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, reportedly spent $450m on a Leonardo da Vinci painting, as well as $320m on a luxury French house. Legal Advisor Suhaib Kurdi stressed that Saudi Arabia has witnessed a series of rapid and successive reforms to root out corruption and to protect transparency.

World News George W. Bush tried steel tariffs. They didn't work
Author: 0 George W. Bush tried steel tariffs. They didn't work

The regime of Xi Jinping hasn't been pushed toward democratic reforms by a rising middle class. In the movie's opening scenes, a flag-painted cutout of the United States tumbles to the ground and is brutally stabbed with a knife. What makes it different is its sheer ambition and its size, which gives it leverage over foreign companies and considerable global influence. The question that remains is when, if at all, will the USA trade priority shift to NAFTA negotiations? That could cause ...

World News Denied RS berth, Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agrawal joins BJP
Author: 0 Denied RS berth, Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agrawal joins BJP

In a blow to the Opposition in Uttar Pradesh, senior Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Naresh Agarwal joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He was welcomed at the BJP's Delhi headquarters by union minister Piyush Goyal, but the party was soon left acutely embarrassed by his attack on Jaya Bachchan in his first speech.

Author: 0 Deadly package explosion at Austin, Texas home

The latest explosion occurred about five miles from the Austin Convention Center, the site of South by Southwest activities on Monday. Medics said to expect road closures and heavy traffic delays in the area while officials investigate. BREAKING: Officials tell me that they will immediately try to determine similarities between packages in two recent blasts. Federal agencies will also likely be involved in this investigation.

World News Kim Talks: South Korea solicits Russia, China support
Author: 0 Kim Talks: South Korea solicits Russia, China support

South Korea's national security adviser is visiting China to seek support and cooperation ahead of summit talks between the leaders of the US and North Korea. Moon is also set to meet Km at an inter-Korean summit in April. North Korea's silence on its upcoming summits with the United States and South Korea is likely due to caution over organising its stance regarding the meetings, South Korea's Ministry of Unification said on Monday.

Author: 0 Forecast: Chance of rain, snow this weekend; sunny skies next week

Low: 62. High: 82. A storm system will affect our area later Sunday into Monday . Wednesday, March 7: High: 30. A 20 percent chance of rain after 11pm. South southwest wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. SATURDAY: Cloudy with patchy drizzle in the morning, becoming mostly sunny, warm, and windy for the afternoon.

World News Kenya: Tillerson Cancels Day's Events in Nairobi Due to Illness
Author: 0 Kenya: Tillerson Cancels Day's Events in Nairobi Due to Illness

Tillerson's week-long, five-country visit to Africa has come amid other urgent foreign policy developments, including Thursday's announcement that U.S. He arrived in Nairobi on Friday and was also scheduled to have a working lunch with Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Monica Juma as well as meet with American diplomats serving at the new U.S.

World News NC man charged in 1986 murder of 15-year-old girl
Author: 0 NC man charged in 1986 murder of 15-year-old girl

The 15-year-old disappeared on October 1, 1986 and was reported missing by family members, according to the release. If Hand doesn't fight extradition to MA, he will be arraigned on murder charges at the Plymouth District Court, authorities at the Iredell County Detention Center said.

World News Mexico says Nafta talks separate from Trump's tariffs policy
Author: 0 Mexico says Nafta talks separate from Trump's tariffs policy

The White House is providing waivers for some countries, he continued, but President Donald Trump had made no decisions about that yet, and he is also not interested in a trade war over the tariffs. From there, she may travel to Washington, D.C.to continue NAFTA talks although her spokesman would only say her schedule is still being finalized. "We are deadly serious" about solving what the USA sees as unfair trade in steel and aluminum.

World News Manchester City's Sergio Aguero out for two weeks with knee injury
Author: 0 Manchester City's Sergio Aguero out for two weeks with knee injury

Aguero's injury is not as big a setback as it could have been, given that City do not play again for almost three weeks following Monday night's match at the Bet365 Stadium . "But, as you are playing more and more, you are going to get that fear away and play your football". "But now we have to look forward because we have a lot of games this season, especially in the Premier League and we can win two (more) titles".

World News North Korean
Author: 0 North Korean "caution" seen in announcing stance on upcoming summits: Seoul

Trump agreed on Friday to meet with Kim Jong-un by the end of May and the two Koreas are due to hold their own summit by the end of April. Kang's trip comes as Seoul steps up efforts to broker talks between the United States and North Korea to ease tensions on the Korean Peninsula and achieve the denuclearization of North Korea.

World News DeVos: Haven't visited underperforming schools
Author: 0 DeVos: Haven't visited underperforming schools

But DeVos' big passion is "school choice", and she struggled to answer Stahl's questions about how shifting taxpayer dollars to private, parochial, and charter schools is working out in practice. "And we have seen zero results", DeVos told Stahl of the public school system Sunday. "Well, we should be funding and investing in students, not in school, school buildings, not in institutions, not in systems", said DeVos.

World News 15 security personnel killed in Taliban attack in Afghanistan
Author: 0 15 security personnel killed in Taliban attack in Afghanistan

Meanwhile, Sayed Ahmad, a resident of the Dehzaq village of the district, said that Taliban killed eight Commando forces in Totang village late on Friday night. In a message posted on Twitter, a Taliban spokesman said 53 commandos had been killed or wounded after arriving in Tapa Sadat, close to the Bala Buluk district center, and a sizeable quantity of weapons seized.

World News Canada spared from President Trump's tariffs, 'for now'
Author: 0 Canada spared from President Trump's tariffs, 'for now'

President Trump signed controversial orders to impose tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum on Thursday, while surrounded by steelworkers. "Due to the unique nature of our relationship with Canada and Mexico ... "The key risk is that this then pushes the U.S.to escalate tensions and counter-retaliate outside of World Trade Organization supervision'". China was quick to respond to Trump's announcement.

World News Myanmar Is Building Military Bases on Torched Rohingya Villages, Rights Group Says
Author: 0 Myanmar Is Building Military Bases on Torched Rohingya Villages, Rights Group Says

A harsh security response to attacks by Rohingya insurgents on August 25 sent members of the mostly stateless minority fleeing to Bangladesh and saw more than 350 villages destroyed by fire in western Myanmar's Rakhine state. The government has denied burning down villages to drive out the Rohingya. Myanmar is allegedly building military bases on the top of razed Rohingya villages, where the Rohingyas once lived before their persecution by the country's security forces in August a year ago.

World News Day care worker gets 21 years for drugging kids to go tanning
Author: 0 Day care worker gets 21 years for drugging kids to go tanning

January Neatherlin , 32, was sentenced on Friday (local time) after admitting she left seven infants alone at her illegal day-care centre, Little Giggles, in OR a year ago. Court documents charged Neatherlin with leaving seven children ranging in age from six months to four years alone at her home on eight different occasions between March 3 and March 15, 2017 - the day she was arrested after police received a tip and set up surveillance outside the home.

World News Shoe thrown at Nawaz Sharif in Lahore public meeting
Author: 0 Shoe thrown at Nawaz Sharif in Lahore public meeting

On Saturday, a man was taken into police custody after he threw ink at foreign minister Khawaja Asif during his speech at the ruling Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) workers convention in Sialkot. However, the lawmaker urged the policemen to release him and said, "Someone gave him some money and sent him to throw ink at me but release him because I don't have any enmity with him".

World News Utica mom charged with leaving child crawling on city street
Author: 0 Utica mom charged with leaving child crawling on city street

Police launched an investigation shortly after learning about the video. Ford said that she and a relative were not sure how the baby ended up in the middle of the street. The vehicle was turned around and Ford found her child on Bleecker Street. The Utica mom told the authorities that she doesn't know how her son managed to get out of the vehicle.

World News Japan ministry admits doctoring documents linked to PM's wife
Author: 0 Japan ministry admits doctoring documents linked to PM's wife

Japan's finance ministry has acknowledged doctoring documents in a widening scandal linked to prime minister Shinzo Abe's wife that has rattled his government. The scandal first emerged early a year ago, but resurfaced after the revelation that official documents related to the sale had been changed. On Friday, National Tax Agency chief Nobuhisa Sagawaabruptly resigned over his remarks in parliament about the case.

World News Knife attacker killed outside Iranian ambassador's Vienna home
Author: 0 Knife attacker killed outside Iranian ambassador's Vienna home

It is not known if the Iranian ambassador was in residence during the attack. Ministry of Defense spokesman Michael Bauer said the soldier had used pepper spray before shooting the attacker. Police have ordered reinforcements around all diplomatic missions in the city. The incident comes just days after two knife attacks in Vienna, including one that left a couple and their 17-year-old daughter with severe injuries.

World News Plane crashes at Kathmandu airport
Author: 0 Plane crashes at Kathmandu airport

Further details of the crash are still awaited. The aircraft with call sign S2-AGU took off from Dhaka and landed at TIA at 2:20 pm. Reports say the aircraft from US-Bangla, a Bangladeshi airline, had flown in from Dhaka and came off the runway at Tribhuvan International Airport, catching fire.