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World News Russian Federation to Expel 23 UK Diplomats as Spy Row Intensifies
Author: 0 Russian Federation to Expel 23 UK Diplomats as Spy Row Intensifies

Permission for the U.K.to open a general consulate in St. Petersburg, Russia , would be revoked and the British Council, a cultural and educational organization, would have to cease activities, the ministry said. She tells British lawmakers that the military-grade nerve agent used was identified as belonging to a group of nerve agents known as Novichok and of a type developed by Russian Federation.

World News At least 6 dead in Bulacan plane crash
Author: 0 At least 6 dead in Bulacan plane crash

At least six people were confirmed dead in the accident, said Senior Supt. The Piper 23 Apache twin-engined aircraft , operated by Lite Air Express , had just taken off from a small nearby airport, said Eric Apolonio, spokesman for the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP).

World News UNSC urges Taliban to consider Afghan's peace process
Author: 0 UNSC urges Taliban to consider Afghan's peace process

A Taliban vehicle bomb killed at least three people and wounded two in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday in an apparent attack on a foreign contractor company that came despite a further tightening in security across the city, officials said.

World News Sweden says happy to help on North Korea, amid summit speculation
Author: 0 Sweden says happy to help on North Korea, amid summit speculation

Trump and Moon discussed preparations for their upcoming engagements with North Korea and agreed that "concrete actions" were the key to achieving denuclearisation of North Korea, the White House said in a statement. "We are hoping that if we can use our role and also our contacts, then we will put them to the best use". It is one of the few western states with a diplomatic channel to the North Korean leadership and may be able to smooth out obstacles in the path of a summit meeting.

World News US, France, Germany join Britain over spy poisoning row
Author: 0 US, France, Germany join Britain over spy poisoning row

Russian Federation has denied the accusations and has accused Britain of fabricating the story. Skripal, a former colonel in Russia's GRU military intelligence, betrayed dozens of Russian agents to British intelligence before his arrest in Moscow in 2004.

World News Boy seriously injured by tree limb dies five years after accident
Author: 0 Boy seriously injured by tree limb dies five years after accident

He required special assistance after returning home, and underwent at least 16 surgeries over the years. Our wonderful, perfect, lovely miracle of a son, Tripp Hughes Halstead passed away at 5:47p.m. I'm just so thankful he had the best summer ever. "Jet skis, Disney World, the list is endless and that's when we got those awesome huge smiles", she added.

Author: 0 Stock to Keep Your Eyes on: Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (CLNE)

Volatility is just a measure of the predictable daily price range-the range in which a day trader operates. As of now, Clean Energy Fuels Corp . has a P/S, P/E and P/B values of 0.59, 0 and 0.51 respectively. For example, someone might consider any number above 80 as overbought and anything below 20 as undersold. The Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of the stock is 0.59, while P/B (Price to Book) stands at 0.51.

Author: 0 Russia Expels 23 British Diplomats, Escalating Row Over Ex-Spy's Poisoning

The ministry said it was also closing the British consulate in Saint Petersburg and withdrawing the right of the British Council, a body that promotes British culture and language, to operate in Russian Federation. Amid calls from British politicians across the spectrum to take further action against Russia, former British ambassador to Russia, Sir Roderic Lyne, told the BBC that Britain should avoid getting dragged into a prolonged show down with Russia.

World News Presidential vote opens for Egyptians overseas
Author: 0 Presidential vote opens for Egyptians overseas

The official acknowledged that there are no official statistics about how many Egyptians will vote overseas. Egyptian expats around the world began voting on Friday morning in Egypt's 2018 presidential election, in embassies of Egypt overseas which have opened their doors for three days.

World News In a first, 11 convicted in beef lynching case in Jharkhand
Author: 0 In a first, 11 convicted in beef lynching case in Jharkhand

The incident took place hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi warned cow vigilantes against taking the law into their own hands and condemned violence perpetrated in the name of protecting the bovine considered holy by many Hindus. Another accused had surrendered. In the video which viral after the incident, the mob can be seen assaulting Ansari. The case also made headlines when in October 2017, a witness was unable to testify because his wife was killed in an accident outside the ...

World News Midwest Region: Auburn holds off Charleston for 62-58 win
Author: 0 Midwest Region: Auburn holds off Charleston for 62-58 win

Auburn is a 9-point favorite in tonight's contest. Pearl said he needs to get his players to relax, between now and Sunday's game against the victor of Friday's late game between Clemson and New Mexico State. Grant said the injury "had a big impact" on the game. Auburn scored 8 consecutive points with 12:56 left in the 1st Half, making the game 10-6 in favor of Auburn.

World News Ex-Karnataka top cop says Nirbhaya's mother has
Author: 0 Ex-Karnataka top cop says Nirbhaya's mother has "very very nice physique"

Facing criticism for his remarks, the former top cop said the media is misinterpreting his statements. Talking to ANI , HT Sangliana said, "I consider my statement to be totally within the limit". At least one other awardee, repulsed with Sangliana's statement, left in disgust. D Roopa (centre), Asha Devi (Right). Meanwhile, Nirbhaya's mother slammed the top cop over his controversial remarks and said, "It would have been better if he had spoken about our struggle than making a personal ...

World News 2 missing mountaineers declared dead in Alaska
Author: 0 2 missing mountaineers declared dead in Alaska

While Johnson had established a series of hard new routes especially around Juneau, such as the first ascent of the north face of the West Mendenhall Tower in 2007, Leclerc was recognised as one of the greatest alpinists of his generation.

World News Company says it gave correct address to dispatchers in Missouri police death
Author: 0 Company says it gave correct address to dispatchers in Missouri police death

By the time officers got to Morton's hours later, he was dead, along with Waters. Authorities said Widger admitted assisting Waters in distributing methamphetamine, and she was charged accordingly, the station reported. The leader of Emergency Communications Services for 911, Dr. Ken Scott, says now that they understand what went wrong, the community needs to address the bigger issue - are there other small variations that could throw things off and create more problems? Soon after the ...

World News Fired Secretary of State Tillerson: I'm praying for America
Author: 0 Fired Secretary of State Tillerson: I'm praying for America

If there ever was an example of the antithesis of job security, a position in the White House has to be it. The president's firing of secretary of state Rex Tillerson touched off a Senate confirmation battle that will play out this spring ahead of midterm elections when control of Congress hangs in balance.

World News Boris Johnson points finger at Vladimir Putin over ex-spy poisoning
Author: 0 Boris Johnson points finger at Vladimir Putin over ex-spy poisoning

The US, France and Germany have already lined up against Russian Federation on this attack, and top European Union diplomats may discuss next steps at a meeting on Monday (Tuesday NZT). Both fell ill and are thought to be in serious condition. Russian Federation confirmed today it will expel British diplomats in turn. Shulgin responded to May's statement and said, "Any threat to take punitive measures against Russian Federation will meet with a response".

World News Donald Trump signs Taiwan Travel Act, drawing China's ire
Author: 0 Donald Trump signs Taiwan Travel Act, drawing China's ire

President Donald Trump talks with reporters during a meeting with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar in the Oval Office of the White House, on March 15, 2018, in Washington. Zeng Fushen, an adviser to a Taipeh think tank, told DW that the new law could destabilize the so far relatively stable three-way relationship between the US, China and Taiwan, adding that Taiwan, as a small country between two great powers, should be very careful.

World News White House says Trump's North Korea meeting is still in the works
Author: 0 White House says Trump's North Korea meeting is still in the works

In a move preceding the potential summit between the leaders of North Korea and the US, Sweden has announced that North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong-Ho is on his way to Stockholm for a two-day visit, that would "focus on Sweden's consular responsibilities as a protecting power for the United States, Canada and Australia".

World News China's parliament gives Xi second term, top ally named VP
Author: 0 China's parliament gives Xi second term, top ally named VP

The election will ensure Xi heads the CPC, the military and the presidency, perhaps for life. The unanimous vote is a rarity even for the rubber-stamp parliament, as there are usually a handful of abstentions and votes against. He became president in 2013. To avoid another chaotic Mao Zedong's 1966-1976 Cultural Revolution in which millions were killed, Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping in 1982 adopted the two-term limit.

World News Russian Federation summons United Kingdom ambassador over spy rift
Author: 0 Russian Federation summons United Kingdom ambassador over spy rift

U.K. Ambassador Laurie Bristow was summoned to the ministry and told the actions are "in response to the provocative actions of the British side and the unsubstantiated accusations" against Russian Federation, the ministry said. The midnight deadline then passed without comment from Russia, prompting the United Kingdom expulsion of the Russian diplomats. The source of the nerve agent, which Britain says is Soviet-made novichok, is unclear, as is the way it was administered.

World News Blow for BJP in by-polls
Author: 0 Blow for BJP in by-polls

The fact that the party lacks regional leaders of stature in UP and Bihar who can mobilise the cadre and public opinion is once again reaffirmed in the by-poll verdicts. Citing Congress leader Sonia Gandhi's dinner, which Tejashwi and leaders from 20 non-BJP political parties attended, the young leader said it was his father's dream to unite all Opposition parties.

World News US Chamber of Commerce Backs New Bill to Help Main Street Businesses
Author: 0 US Chamber of Commerce Backs New Bill to Help Main Street Businesses

This controversial bill - which was jammed through Congress with nearly no weigh-in from Republican lawmakers - was created to increase oversight of America's largest banks. "If this continues, I don't think we can expect the Wall Street banks to be serving places like Montana". Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts), who has been a longtime opponent of weakening Dodd-Frank, said, "If we lose the final vote.

World News What Is North Korea's Foreign Minister Doing in Sweden?
Author: 0 What Is North Korea's Foreign Minister Doing in Sweden?

Sweden has longstanding ties with North Korea. The talks about talks come after the head of the US Pacific Command said the United States could not be overly optimistic about the outcome of any summit between US President Donald Trump and Kim, aimed at ending the North's nuclear and missile programmes, and must go into it with "eyes wide open".

World News Broward sheriff releases Parkland shooting surveillance video
Author: 0 Broward sheriff releases Parkland shooting surveillance video

At first, the video appears to show school resource deputy Scot Peterson pacing down an outdoor hallway, talking on his radio. Authorities said Peterson was armed but stayed outside the building for a total of four minutes. Peterson can be seen walking up to the 700 building and taking up a position by the wall, with a view of the building in which Cruz was shooting. The surveillance footage initially shows a uniformed officer and another man outside an arcaded part of the school.

World News AAA offers safe rides St. Patrick's Day
Author: 0 AAA offers safe rides St. Patrick's Day

In addition, AAA and Budweiser are teaming up again for the Tow to Go program in select states. Availability of a tow depends on the volume of calls, and the service may not be available in rural areas. The patrol received a $9,435 grant from the highway safety office. These actions endanger yourself as well as others. While many Oklahomans will be celebrating the Irish this weekend on St.

World News South Africa's Zuma to be charged with corruption over arms deal
Author: 0 South Africa's Zuma to be charged with corruption over arms deal

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
Author: 0 North Korean Foreign Minister Heads To Sweden

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.