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World News Russian Federation announces retaliatory measures against UK
Author: 0 Russian Federation announces retaliatory measures against UK

Petersburg. This is not the first time the British Council , an organization that promotes cultural exchange, has been caught up in retaliations. On Friday, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said it was overwhelmingly likely that Mr Putin himself had made the decision to use a military-grade nerve toxin to strike down former spy Skripal.

Author: 0 Czech foreign minister rejects Russia's nerve toxin origin claim

The confrontation escalated after Theresa May accused Moscow on Wednesday of an "unlawful use of force" involving a weapons-grade nerve agent and ordered out the largest number of Russian diplomats from London in 30 years. Russia's move to sever cultural ties with Britain was announced on the eve of a presidential election which is set to give Vladimir Putin a commanding victory.

World News Russia spy poisoning: 23 UK diplomats expelled from Moscow
Author: 0 Russia spy poisoning: 23 UK diplomats expelled from Moscow

The expulsion of diplomats and targeted financial sanctions were well trailed and she had nothing tangible to show in terms of global solidarity. "The British side has been warned that if more unfriendly actions against Russia follow, the Russian side reserves the right of taking other retaliation measures", the ministry added.

World News Britain's top diplomat says Russia's Vladimir Putin ordered ex-spy's poisoning
Author: 0 Britain's top diplomat says Russia's Vladimir Putin ordered ex-spy's poisoning

It also said in a statement that it is ordering the closure of the British Council, a government-backed organization for cultural and scientific co-operation, and that it is ending an agreement to reopen the British consulate in St. Presidential press-secretary Dmitry Peskov told the state-run Tass news agency: "We have already said on many levels that Russian Federation has nothing to do with this story whatsoever".

World News Surveillance video shows resource officer's response during Florida school shooting
Author: 0 Surveillance video shows resource officer's response during Florida school shooting

Deputy Scot Peterson was called a "coward" by President Donald Trump for his actions, who also said the officers who didn't rush into the school "weren't exactly medal of honour winners" and were "frankly disgusting ". In the past week, the Broward Sheriff's Office and Coral Springs police released calls illustrating the fear and panic of students and parents on February 14.

World News NCAA Tournament by the odds: Vegas picks and preview of Saturday's games
Author: 0 NCAA Tournament by the odds: Vegas picks and preview of Saturday's games

No. 1 seed Villanova The Wildcats saw plenty of high-flying offenses in the Big East Conference, but few bear-down defenses. No. 10 Butler , No. 11 Loyola-Chicago, No. And nearly no team could offer as big of an athletic disparity as Kentucky . Though another 10-over-2 upset hasn't happened since then, 10-seeds still have a higher winning percentage vs.

World News North Korea Continues Talks With Sweden Over Trump-Kim Summit
Author: 0 North Korea Continues Talks With Sweden Over Trump-Kim Summit

But no specific time or venue has been set and North Korea has yet to confirm it even made the offer to meet. The two countries are also engaged in talks for a new so-called Special Measures Agreement to share the costs of maintaining the USA military presence on the Korean peninsula.

Author: 0 Russia expels 23 UK diplomats in retaliation

It said the move was a response to Britain's "provocative actions" and "baseless accusations over the incident in Salisbury on March 4", referring to the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal with a nerve agent developed in the Soviet Union, which Britain has blamed on Russian Federation.

World News Russian Federation to expel 23 United Kingdom diplomats
Author: 0 Russian Federation to expel 23 United Kingdom diplomats

On March 12 British Prime Minister Theresa May says it is "highly likely that Russian Federation was responsible for the act", saying Moscow could be directly to blame or may have "lost control" of the nerve agent. Russian Federation is expected to announce the expulsion of some British diplomats in a retaliatory measure. The crisis erupted after Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were exposed to a Soviet-designed nerve agent on March 4 in the English city of Salisbury, leaving them in ...

World News Results of bypoll can't be extrapolated to 2019 general election
Author: 0 Results of bypoll can't be extrapolated to 2019 general election

The shocker for the BJP came days after its surprise win in three northeastern states, including Tripura, where it scripted history, demolishing the Left citadel of 25 years and forming its first government in the state. The by-election is important because it is the first since Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal (United), or JDU, returned to NDA fold in July previous year.

World News Millburn High School Students Take a Stand by Sitting Down
Author: 0 Millburn High School Students Take a Stand by Sitting Down

We passed a teacher who directed us to remain in the parking lot. "We were extremely proud of our students", she added. We will persist in standing up for what we believe in and we will not back down. "So kids are going to line the hallways for a moment of silence, as a sign of unity and solidary and support of students from ..." The first option seemed pointless and the second option seemed wrong.

World News Severe storms could bring hail and tornadoes through Monday
Author: 0 Severe storms could bring hail and tornadoes through Monday

Most of us were warm and dry Sunday with high temperatures near 80 degrees. That could produce thunderstorms Monday afternoon through Monday night. A couple of storms should go up between Hamilton/Goldthwaite between 2 and 4 pm and will track east/northeast during the evening hours.

Author: 0 Sergei Skripal: Russia expels 23 British diplomats

We can be reassured by the strong support we have received from our friends and allies around the world", May said at the Conservative Party's spring forum in London. Russia's response was more robust than expected. A British policeman was also poisoned when he went to help them and remains in a serious but stable condition.

World News Kang emphasizes S.Korea-US coordination ahead of summits
Author: 0 Kang emphasizes S.Korea-US coordination ahead of summits

The Swedish Embassy in Pyongyang represents United States interests in the country. Abe and Moon did not discuss the issue of "comfort women", or Korean and other women forced into Japan's wartime brothels, a long-standing source of diplomatic feud between the two countries, Nishimura said.

World News Moon: Successful Summits Will Change Fate of Korean Peninsula
Author: 0 Moon: Successful Summits Will Change Fate of Korean Peninsula

The whiplash development could put two leaders who've repeatedly insulted, threatened and dismissed each other in the same room, possibly in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang . The rivals agreed to march together to open the games and to field their first joint Olympic team in women's hockey. The rapid turn toward diplomacy could defuse building tensions over the North's accelerated testing of missile and nuclear devices to develop a nuclear-armed long- range missile that can target the ...

World News Turkey rejects allegation it bombed hospital
Author: 0 Turkey rejects allegation it bombed hospital

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported that 46 civilians, including at least six children, were killed in air strikes in the Kafr Batna district on Friday morning. A human rights organization says the Turkish military has bombed a hospital in northern Syria, killing 16 people. Since their January offensive began, Turkish forces have almost encircled Afrin as they press their campaign to drive the Syrian Kurdish fighters from the town and surrounding region, where ...

World News Trump White House pushes back against reports of staff purges, behind-the-scenes chaos
Author: 0 Trump White House pushes back against reports of staff purges, behind-the-scenes chaos

White House chief of staff John Kelly reportedly shared a shocking story with reporters in an off-record meeting Friday about outgoing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that added insult to the injury of being fired by President Trump. In Wednesday, he named conservative TV analyst Larry Kudlow to replace his top economic adviser Gary Cohn, who quit over trade disagreements. It is the very question that has the whole White House on edge.

Author: 0 Schroder Investment Management Group Sells 120645 Shares of Pretium Resources (NYSE:PVG)

The stock price of PVG is moving up from its 20 days moving average with 5.66% and isolated negatively from 50 days moving average with -13.02%. Shares of Pretium Resources ( PVG ) opened at $7.04 on Wednesday. Voya Invest Management Llc holds 12,222 shares. Pretium Resources Inc acquires, explores for, and develops precious metal resource properties in the Americas.

World News Murder probe after two women shot dead
Author: 0 Murder probe after two women shot dead

A murder investigation has been launched after two women were shot dead inside a home. "Two other women, who were also at the house, were led to safety and were taken to hospital for shock". "We are not looking for anyone else in connection with this offence but are appealing for witnesses to contact us by ringing 101 and quoting Operation Winlock".

World News Ex-spy poisoning: United States holds Russian Federation responsible
Author: 0 Ex-spy poisoning: United States holds Russian Federation responsible

The Russian government will expel 23 British diplomats, news agencies reported, amid political tensions sparked by the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter. He said Britain must defend itself. "We demand that material proof be provided of the allegedly found Russian trace", said Nebenzia. "The reason they've chosen this nerve agent is to show that it's Russian Federation, and to show people in their agencies who might think of defecting or of supporting another way of ...

World News Russian Federation will expel British diplomats in poisoning standoff
Author: 0 Russian Federation will expel British diplomats in poisoning standoff

Jonathan A. Greenblatt, CEO of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), an worldwide Jewish non-governmental organization always looking for anything allegedly "anti-semitic", said: "President Putin bizarrely has resorted to the blame game by pointing the finger at Jews and other minorities in his country", adding that "It is deeply disturbing to see the Russian president giving new life to classic anti-semitic stereotypes that have plagued his country for hundreds of years".

World News PM assures farmers adequate MSP; Appeals them not to burn crop residue
Author: 0 PM assures farmers adequate MSP; Appeals them not to burn crop residue

March 17 (NT): PM Narendra Modi visited an exhibition organized by the annual "Krishi Unnati Mela" at Indian Agricultural Research Institute in Delhi. Appreciating the farmers' spirit and hardwork, Modi underlined that at present there was record production of food grains, pulses, fruits, vegetables and milk in the country, but new challenges have come up in agriculture which reduce the farmers' income and increase their losses.

World News UK's May says Russian Federation in 'flagrant' breach of law
Author: 0 UK's May says Russian Federation in 'flagrant' breach of law

The UK government said they were poisoned with a nerve agent of a type developed by Russian Federation called Novichok and May said she believed Moscow was "culpable". "This follows the action we have taken, alongside other measures, to dismantle the Russian espionage network operating in the United Kingdom as a effect of the attempted assassination of two people here in Britain using a nerve agent ".

World News FM Kang Cautiously Optimistic about N. Korea-US Summit
Author: 0 FM Kang Cautiously Optimistic about N. Korea-US Summit

Does denuclearization mean no American nuclear weapons can be located in South Korea, or in the entire region? It's unknown what nuclear disarmament measures Kim might offer, what rewards he'll demand and whether Trump will agree. "It seems highly unlikely that (Kim) would surrender the nuclear weapons program that has brought him to this point. Sullivan and Foreign Minister Kono agreed that global pressure on the DPRK must be maintained until the DPRK takes credible, verifiable, and ...

World News BC puts up $300000 to study Vancouver-Seattle-Portland high-speed rail
Author: 0 BC puts up $300000 to study Vancouver-Seattle-Portland high-speed rail

Horgan, the governors of OR and Washington, as well as officials representing the governor of California have gathered in Vancouver to mark the 10th anniversary of the Pacific Coast Collaborative. Earlier this month, Washington state legislators committed $1.2 million USA ($1.6 million CAD) to conduct the analysis of the idea. "We do not have a federal government that is protective of our state right now", said Inslee.

Author: 0 Russians punished for United States election tampering and cyber intrusion

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission says a Russian government hacking operation did not compromise operations at any of the nation's commercial nuclear power plants. Thursday's action freezes any assets the people and entities may have in the United States and bars Americans from doing business with them. The new sanctions came as the USA joined European allies in blaming Russia for a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Britain, deeming the action a "clear violation" of ...