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World News South Africa's Zuma to be charged with corruption over arms deal
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Abrahams said a trial is an appropriate place to settle the matter. The 16 charges of corruption, money laundering, fraud and racketeering stem from a bribe he allegedly received from French arms company Thales to influence the awarding of contracts in South Africa's multi-billion-rand arms deal.

World News North Korean Foreign Minister Heads To Sweden
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He also held a brief meeting earlier Friday with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven. "The fact that we are a protecting power for the USA, have been at the border since the 1950s and have had an embassy in Pyongyang since the start of the 1970s has given us a relationship with North Korea in which we feel they trust us", he said.

World News Vladimir Putin 'personally ordered United Kingdom nerve agent attack on spy'
Author: 0 Vladimir Putin 'personally ordered United Kingdom nerve agent attack on spy'

The 23 diplomats expelled from the UK, as ordered by British Prime Minister Theresa May over the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal, will leave on March 20, the Russian Ambassador to the UK, Alexander Yakovenko, said Friday. As British authorities investigate the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in England, there is much mystery about how exactly the brazen attack was carried out.

World News Top admiral: Don't be 'overly optimistic' about results of Trump-Kim summit
Author: 0 Top admiral: Don't be 'overly optimistic' about results of Trump-Kim summit

South Korea , the third largest exporter to the U.S., will see a 25% tariff on steel, and a 10% tariff on aluminum. Deputy Secretary John Sullivan met separately with Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha of South Korea, the nation which teed up the Trump-Kim summit, and Foreign Minister Taro Kono of Japan, whose nation is less enthusiastic and more skeptical about the sudden spirit of rapprochement.

World News Famous Snake Catching Fireman Dies After Being Bitten By Cobra
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Just a few days after being bitten by a cobra, Malaysia's famous "Snake Whisperer" has died. Unfortunately, Hussin's luck ran out when he was bitten by a poisonous king cobra during a snake-catching operation in Bentong. Hussin had previously been bitten by snakes and survived an attack in 2015 after spending two days in coma. Hussin was also widely known for being misidentified by British tabloids in 2016 as a Thai manwho allegedly married his pet snake, believing it to be his "reincarnated ...

World News Russian Federation to expel United Kingdom diplomats, crisis deepens
Author: 0 Russian Federation to expel United Kingdom diplomats, crisis deepens

Vil Mirzayanov, who now lives in New Jersey, is quoted in Novaya Gazeta as saying the use of Novichok in Britain was a "shock". Asked by a Reuters reporter in the Kazakh capital Astana if Moscow would expel British diplomats, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov smiled and said: "We will, of course".

World News Hacker Adrian Lamo, who turned in Chelsea Manning, found dead
Author: 0 Hacker Adrian Lamo, who turned in Chelsea Manning, found dead

The Colombian-American hacker first rose to notoriety in the early-2000s by hacking into systems at The New York Times , Microsoft, and Yahoo, which he was subsequently convicted for. Manning was later arrested and sentenced to 35 years in prison. Since turning Manning over to the authorities, Lamo had expressed mixed feelings on his actions and, although he described a "lasting regret" in one interview , he stood by his decision.

World News Bali preps for Day of Silence
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Religious and civil leaders, in the police and the military, made the request to the Indonesian government earlier in March. On Hari Nyepi, which marks the new year for the Hindus of the island, Bali comes to a standstill as no lights are turned on and one is allowed outdoors.

World News SC jibe at TV jounalists in Jay Shah defamation case
Author: 0 SC jibe at TV jounalists in Jay Shah defamation case

The CJI, who said his observations have "nothing to do with this case", was critical of the electronic media and said they sometimes wrote completely baseless stories on their websites to defame people. "I have told many times about Freedom of Speech and Expression". The lower court had imposed a gag on any media outlets from reporting any progress of the case.

World News Russia will 'of course' expel British diplomats: Sergei Lavrov
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Speaking during a visit to Salisbury, May: "We do hold Russian Federation culpable for this brazen and despicable act that has taken place on the streets of what is such a remarkable city". The UK is far enough away for Russian Federation not to pose a territorial threat. However, the United Kingdom foreign secretary publicly refused to send samples of the substance allegedly used to poison Skripal, explaining that Russian President Vladimir Putin is allegedly intent on telling people who ...

World News Seoul aims for more talks about talks with North Korea this month
Author: 0 Seoul aims for more talks about talks with North Korea this month

The Sweden Foreign Ministry said the talks would focus on Sweden's role as a diplomatic representative of the U.S. and other countries and on the security situation on the Korean Peninsula. Kono will also hold separate talks Friday with U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis during which Kono is expected to underscore South Korea's plan to push for a irreversible denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

World News WVU basketball: 3 players to watch for Murray State
Author: 0 WVU basketball: 3 players to watch for Murray State

With the Racers kept short of double-digits threes, the West Virginia offense didn't feel the need to try to match long-range shots, and instead concentrated on getting the ball to the rim. Ride the wave- Armed with perhaps the most valuable intangible coming into the tournament: momentum. Murray State, which saw its 13-game winning streak snapped, falls to 26-6.

World News United Kingdom minister directly blames Putin for poisoning
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An autopsy showed he died from "compression to the neck", the police said in a statement, adding that there was no evidence he had been poisoned or to link his death to the attack on the Skripals. "That is why we are at odds with Russian Federation". Russian Federation described the UK's position as irresponsible and not backed up by evidence.

World News Iraqi Teenager Guilty Of Carrying Out London Train Bombing
Author: 0 Iraqi Teenager Guilty Of Carrying Out London Train Bombing

The bomb went off at Parsons Green station and flames engulfed the carriage, but it did not fully explode, limiting the scale of injuries in what authorities said was Britain's fifth major attack of 2017. After a journey from Iraq to Turkey, through Italy and France's Calais Jungle migrant camp, Hassan arrived in Britain on the back of a lorry in 2015, the trial heard.

World News FAA Bans 'Doors-Off' Flights After Deadly NYC Helicopter Crash
Author: 0 FAA Bans 'Doors-Off' Flights After Deadly NYC Helicopter Crash

The FAA will order a halt to such flights that "involve restraints that can not be released quickly in an emergency". It was later determined that they had drowned, a result of being unable to break free from the heavy safety harnesses used in "doors off" helicopters which allow riders to "dangle their feet outside and share stomach-churning pictures of the skyline".

World News Mason Crane replaced by Jack Leach for New Zealand Tests
Author: 0 Mason Crane replaced by Jack Leach for New Zealand Tests

Veteran pace bowler Jimmy Anderson sympathised with Crane. After beating the Kiwis in the ODI series 3-1, England is set to take on the hosts in a 2-match Test series which starts on 22nd March. He has finally secured his first England call-up having come close in India in late 2016 only to find he needed remedial work on his bowling action.

Author: 0 North Korea foreign minister meets Swedish PM

Sweden's foreign ministry has refused to comment on that possibility, saying only that the talks would "focus on Sweden's consular responsibilities as a protecting power for the United States, Canada and Australia". The North Korean official had also met his Swedish counterpart Margot Wallstrom. Sweden was one of the first non-communist countries to establish diplomatic relations with North Korea in 1973.

World News Q2 Weather: Winter storm in the area
Author: 0 Q2 Weather: Winter storm in the area

The forecast for the weekend calls for mostly sunny skies and highs in the 50s. Well actually, the storm is likely to form, but where it will track and what it will bring in terms of rain, snow, and wind are highly uncertain. It won't be a total washout, but showers and a few storms will be possible for the next few days across Alabama. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Southern New England has already weathered three nor'easters that have pounded the region with snow, rain, flooding and power ...

World News Apuron found guilty of
Author: 0 Apuron found guilty of "certain charges"

Apuron was in charge of the only diocese in the predominantly Catholic island since 1986: now, after suffering from ill health, he says he is dying. The most recent charge emerged in January 2018, when Apuron's own nephew accused the cleric of raping him in the chancery bathroom in or around 1989 or 1990 - when Apuron was already an archbishop.

Author: 0 PA, Medical Marijuana, and Lamb's Victory: Nov. Looks Grim for GOP

And Democrats contend the young Pennsylvanian is hardly a "unicorn" with his moderate views and military background. A Republican official told CNN that Trump , who was raising money with GOP donors in Beverly Hills, California, had been asking for updates throughout the evening and was pleasantly surprised by the narrow margin .

World News Romanian court rules man is dead - and he's not happy
Author: 0 Romanian court rules man is dead - and he's not happy

A man who was thought to be dead has been told that he will remain legally dead, despite being alive and well. His wife obtained the death certificate after she lost contact with him for a period of several years after he moved to Turkey for work, the Associated Press reported .

World News Top officials scramble to make Trump-Kim summit a reality
Author: 0 Top officials scramble to make Trump-Kim summit a reality

Japan said yesterday that Mr Moon had also promised to help Mr Abe resolve the issue of Japanese abducted by North Korea , and agreed to keep maximum pressure on Pyongyang over its nuclear and missile programmes. Sweden has had diplomatic relations with North Korea since 1973 and is one of few western countries with an embassy in Pyongyang. Sweden has longstanding ties with North Korea.

World News Slovak PM's resignation may not ease protests
Author: 0 Slovak PM's resignation may not ease protests

The move is meant to keep the current three-party coalition in power and avoid the possibility of an early election . Mr Fico said his coalition government had a democratic mandate to serve out its full four-year term, which ends in 2020.

Author: 0 U.S. has "very good" talks with Europeans on Iran ultimatum

Trump nominated Central Intelligence Agency director Mike Pompeo to become his new secretary of state on Tuesday after he dismissed Tillerson via Twitter. Since the 2015 nuclear deal that reintroduced Iran to global oil markets, this is only the second worldwide development deal that has reached fruition.

World News Delhi: 26-year-old JNU PhD scholar goes missing, case registered
Author: 0 Delhi: 26-year-old JNU PhD scholar goes missing, case registered

The women had approached the Vasant Kunj (north) police station claiming that the professor was in the habit of making explicit remarks on their clothes and touched them inappropriately while delivering lessons. The protester also said that they were waiting outside the administration block but no official came as "all of them have left before their working hours".

World News Trump Colludes With The UK Against Russia
Author: 0 Trump Colludes With The UK Against Russia

British Prime Minister Theresa May has declared that former Russian military intelligence officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were poisoned March 4 in Salisbury with Novichok , a class of military-grade nerve agents developed by the Soviet Union at the end of the Cold War.