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World News Khaleda Zia finally gets interim bail for four months
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Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia is set to be released from jail after a court on Monday granted her bail, her lawyer said. A court convicted Zia on Feb 8 on charges of misusing her power and embezzling about $250,000. "Hopefully, we will be able to file it tomorrow (Tuesday)", he told media at his Supreme Court office after today's ruling. Quader, also the general secretary of the ruling Awami League, said their party has no intention to keep BNP away from the election.

World News Chinese reporter's epic eye roll is Internet's favourite meme of the day
Author: 0 Chinese reporter's epic eye roll is Internet's favourite meme of the day

According to unverified reports, Liang had been reprimanded by her network and stripped off her press pass. Liang didn't hide her disdain as Zhang went on for 40 seconds and later turned her face away in disgust. This year's Two Sessions will most likely be remembered for the near-unanimous passing of a constitutional amendment that rescinded term limits for its president.

World News New Emails Reportedly Show Ben Carson Personally Picked Out $31000 Dining Set
Author: 0 New Emails Reportedly Show Ben Carson Personally Picked Out $31000 Dining Set

Another email shows a HUD staffer writing Carson's wife, Candy Carson , to ask if she was available to meet with a designer about "bringing in new furniture". The company confirmed a few days after CNN reported the purchase that the agency officially canceled the order on March 1. "I made it known that I was not happy about the prices being charged and that my preference would be to find something more reasonable".

World News Met Office issues snow warning for London this weekend
Author: 0 Met Office issues snow warning for London this weekend

The cold snap may well last into next week and there is likely to be at least some snow in parts of the UK. A spokesman for the Met Office said: "High pressure over Scandinavia will feed a very cold easterly airstream across the country during this weekend".

World News Sessions Must Decide Whether to Fire FBI's McCabe, Source Says
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McCabe was also involved in the in investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to Russian Federation and is a potential witness to determine whether Trump tried to obstruct justice, the Times reported. McCabe "tried at every juncture to be as accurate and of course truthful" as he could, and he even "proactively reached out" to investigators to clarify any misunderstandings and make sure they had the most complete information from him, according to one source speaking in defense of McCabe.

World News Metro Detroit Weather: Winter Weather Advisory for Sanilac, St. Clair counties
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During that time, between 8 and 16 inches of snow could fall in Chautauqua, Cattaraugus and southern Erie counties. Downtown shuttle service will be discontinued at 1:00 p.m. Some of the mountain areas could see one to two inches of snow by Wednesday morning while the lower elevations could see up to an inch of snow. Highs in the mid 30s and wind chills in the upper 20s.

World News Sunny skies in Boulder today with a high of 55
Author: 0 Sunny skies in Boulder today with a high of 55

Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. Expect a low around 35. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Tonight: Partly cloudy with lingering breezes as temperatures drop into the mid-20s in the outer suburbs to low to mid-30s in the city.

World News Snowfall totals climb in snow-weary Northeast
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The National Weather Service says Deerfield received almost 29 inches and Middleton received 28 inches in New Hampshire. Joe Rotella ducked into a train station as he tried to find his way to a hotel that's hosting a convention where he's speaking.

World News She Killed It as Queen, but Male Co-Star Earned More
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She's not known for histrionics, but Queen Elizabeth II would surely struggle to maintain her famous poise if she knew the actress playing her on " The Crown " earned less than the man portraying her husband. Variety has previously reported that Ms Foy's salary per episode was around $40,000 (€32,000). At a cost of $7 million per episode, The Crown is one of the most expensive TV series ever made.

World News Hillary Clinton: The Biggest, Sorest, Nastiest Loser
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton: The Biggest, Sorest, Nastiest Loser

The story, which you can read here , cites studies that found that white men as a group tend to be more conservative than other groups and the women who marry them are less likely to have their own careers and are more financially dependent on their husbands.

World News Grab shifts gear for financial services
Author: 0 Grab shifts gear for financial services

These financial services will fall under a new dedicated unit created by the rideshare, called Grab Financial Services Asia. He further added, "Many in our region have no access to loans that they can use to purchase a new home or grow their small business".

World News Microsoft will open first Middle East data centers in 2019
Author: 0 Microsoft will open first Middle East data centers in 2019

As fast as the network connections are between modern cloud data centers, customers will see much better performance from regions close to their customers or employees. Microsoft is planning to offer Microsoft Azure , Office 365 and Dynamics 365 from new datacentre locations, in addition to the options now available in Germany.

World News Turkey's Erdogan hopes its army to take Syria's Afrin by Wednesday evening
Author: 0 Turkey's Erdogan hopes its army to take Syria's Afrin by Wednesday evening

After pro-Syrian government militia joined the battle in Afrin on behalf of the Kurds, Ankara slammed the move, saying that the fighters had become Turkey's "legitimate target". Turkish President Tayyip on Wednesday threatened to soon crush militants in northern Iraq, after his foreign minister last week said Ankara and Baghdad would carry out a joint offensive against Kurdish militants in Iraq.

World News Iconic Store Toys 'R' Us to Shut Up Shop in UK
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Moorfields said that the remaining 75 stores will remain open and operate as per usual "until further notice". Unfortunately, joint administrator Simon Thomas announced that those efforts had not been successful. But don't be fooled by the sale stickers after we revealed how the toy retailer is flogging items at higher prices than their rivals . Other companies that have run into difficulties lately include Maplins, New Look, Jamie Oliver, Byron and Prezzo.

World News Court backs Trump, Texas against sanctuary cities
Author: 0 Court backs Trump, Texas against sanctuary cities

The unanimous ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit reverses an August ruling by Orlando L. Garcia of U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas in San Antonio, who implemented a temporary block on enforcing the law.

World News Students Nationwide To Walk Out In Gun Protests
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Administrators at Southwest Local School District say the walkout will be handled in a safe manner. Arizona legislators recently refused to take up the bill to ban bump stocks , and past year, Gov. Carvalho is expected to join the walkout at iPrep Academy in Miami. Students will then return to the building after the program. Students are also slated to march towards the Wisconsin Capitol.

World News Santa Barbara County storm evacuation orders lifted
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According to the evacuation order, "individuals must be out of the evacuation area by 8 p.m". For future storms, including those expected to arrive later this week, the County will now take into account several factors to determine if only the Extreme Risk area, noted as red in the Debris Flow Risk Map , should be evacuated, or if both the red Extreme and yellow High risk areas should be evacuated.

World News Trump's Tariffs Could Lead To Showdown With World Trade Organization
Author: 0 Trump's Tariffs Could Lead To Showdown With World Trade Organization

Trump is ordering import tariffs of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum later Thursday. Nearly 90 percent of all USA steel exports goes to Canada and Mexico. Tariffs would "seriously impact the normal order of global trade", the Commerce Ministry said. "It wouldn't just hit China ". Deals will be made, and America will benefit.

World News Philippines Withdraws from International Criminal Court
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On Wednesday he repeated that defence, citing "baseless, unprecedented and outrageous attacks on his person as well my administration". Duterte said the worldwide court has been used as a "political tool against the Philippines " over its attempts to put him under its jurisdiction amid an inquiry into his war on illegal drugs.

World News Nicaragua detains person of interest in NY student's murder
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Anderson indicated in the report she was in a relationship with Tercero, who eventually paid her for the damage and no further complaints were brought forward. "We were a few hours behind him", Police Chief Joseph Zikuski told ABC News . But if Tercero has dual citizenship in the USA and Nicaragua, the situation then becomes more complicated.

World News Met Eireann Confirms Return Of Snow For Paddy's Day
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Patrick's Day of all days - so if you're heading out to watch a parade, better add a few extra layers. There will be three St Patrick's Day parades taking place locally at the weekend. Most areas will experience heavy overnight frost, the worst of which will be in Dublin, north Leinster and Ulster. However, Ireland can spare a thought for MA in the United States where Logan Airport in Boston had to close yesterday as a major storm swept in and dropped more than 60cm of snow across the ...

World News Gun control: Trump backflips on stricter measures, pushes to arm teachers
Author: 0 Gun control: Trump backflips on stricter measures, pushes to arm teachers

Almost a month after the Florida high school shooting that claimed the lives of 17 students and faculty members, President Donald Trump tweeted Monday that he is "watching court cases and rulings" before taking action on raising age limits for purchasing some firearms, arguing that there is "not much political support (to put it mildly)".

World News IL trio linked to bombing cases at mosque and women's clinic
Author: 0 IL trio linked to bombing cases at mosque and women's clinic

Charges also state that, when drinking one night with Morris and McWhorter, a source said Morris began talking about throwing a black powder pipe bomb at a mosque in Minnesota. It is unclear why the suspects traveled more than 600 miles from their hometown of Clarence, Illinois, to allegedly carry out the attack against the mosque in Minnesota.

World News Bihar By-Election Result 2018; RJD leads with 1,95527 votes in Araria
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Araria Agriculture Production Market Committee has been made the polling station for Araria Lok Sabha seat. RJD is leading in Jehanabad after 10th round of counting with 29,551 votes. Both BJP and RJD candidates are locked in fierce electoral battle and Mr Alam appears to have now maintained a comfortable lead, even though several rounds of counting are yet to be taken up.

World News Germany's Merkel, UK's May agree to counter 'Russian aggression'
Author: 0 Germany's Merkel, UK's May agree to counter 'Russian aggression'

From 1600 GMT, Merkel sits down with her new cabinet, in which the SPD has wrested both the trophy posts of finance and foreign affairs to the dismay of a growing band of critics within her Christian Democratic Union (CDU). AÂ so-called grand coalition has ruled Germany since 2013, but when all three parties lost support in September's general election, the SPD initially said it would go into opposition and regroup.

World News Iran invites Pakistan, China to join India in Chabahar port project
Author: 0 Iran invites Pakistan, China to join India in Chabahar port project

Pakistan yet again approached the external affairs ministry on Friday and accused the Indian officials of intimidating the children of a senior diplomat while they were on their way to school. He also said that Gwadar Port and Chabahar Port needed to be linked through sea and land routes for development of deprived Eastern and South-eastern Iran and South Western Pakistan.

World News Nelson offers measured support for Trump CIA pick
Author: 0 Nelson offers measured support for Trump CIA pick

Current and former United States intelligence officials who have worked with Haspel praised her as an effective leader who could be expected to stand up to the pressures that Trump has often placed on spy agencies - including his denunciations of the intelligence community's conclusion that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 election.

World News Trump considers firing veterans affairs secretary David Shulkin
Author: 0 Trump considers firing veterans affairs secretary David Shulkin

Boone Pickens, the Texas oilman, according to people who work closely with senior officials at the department and the White House. The sources were not authorized to discuss internal deliberations. The president then telephoned Pete Hegseth, co-host of "Fox & Friends Weekend" and a former chief executive of Concerned Veterans for America, a conservative advocacy group backed by the Kochs.

World News Anti-BJP front on the menu at Sonia's opposition dinner meeting
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Sources in the SP and BSP , however, maintained that the dinner meet can not be seen as an attempt to forge an alliance and that "regional parties" will continue to have an "inevitable greater control in state politics". Tejashwi Yadav of the Rashtriya Janata Dal appeared to agree, contrasting the incremental improvement in the opposition ranks with the Telugu Desam Party pulling out its ministers from PM Narendra Modi's team.

World News Lok Sabha bypolls in UP: Counting of votes tomorrow
Author: 0 Lok Sabha bypolls in UP: Counting of votes tomorrow

Initial counting of votes on Wednesday showed the BJP-led NDA is leading in the Araria Lok Sabha and Jahanabad and Bhabua assembly by-elections in Bihar. Results for both the seats were likely to be announced by 12 noon. In Gorakhpur, the Samajwadi Party was ahead of the Bharatiya Janata Party , which was earlier held by Chief Minister Adityanath.