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World News Boris: Russia has researched how to make nerve agents for assassinations
Author: 0 Boris: Russia has researched how to make nerve agents for assassinations

He told the BBC: " Russia is the country that invented it, has the experience, turned it into a weapon". Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Moscow would "certainly" expel some British diplomats soon in retaliation. He added that there were "no stockpiles whatsoever" of nerve agents left in Russian Federation. The UK Foreign Office has said that it "anticipated a response of this kind" and that its National Security Council will meet next week to "consider next steps".

World News 4 people found dead in parked van in Southern California
Author: 0 4 people found dead in parked van in Southern California

Police were sent to the 12000 block of Brookhurst Street about 8:30 p.m. after a woman walking in the parking lot noticed a strong odor coming from a white Honda van, the Garden Grove Police Department stated in a news release. Local media report the homeless family was found dead Thursday night in the Los Angeles suburb of Garden Grove of accidental carbon monoxide poisoning.

World News Winning ticket sold as US Powerball jackpot climbs to US$455 mln
Author: 0 Winning ticket sold as US Powerball jackpot climbs to US$455 mln

Powerball's jackpot hit a record $1.6 billion in January 2016, when three winning tickets were sold in Florida, California and Tennessee. The cash option is worth $269.4 million. The victor has the choice of taking the larger pot amount over the span of 29 years or the cash amount for a one-time, lump-sum payment. The victor, who went under the name "Good Karma Family 2018", chose the lump-sum cash option of $352 million.

World News Manmohan Singh criticise govt of committing mistakes in J & K
Author: 0 Manmohan Singh criticise govt of committing mistakes in J & K

Manmohan Singh also criticised Modi government's mismanagement of issues in Jammu and Kashmir and said the atmosphere is deteriorating every day. He said that the government must recognize the situation and difficulties that have mired in the state, and should come up with soultions to tackle the problem that is spreading across the place.

World News Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats
Author: 0 Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats

British Ambassador Laurie Bristow was called to the Foreign Ministry Saturday to be informed of the moves. The tensions threaten to overshadow Putin's expected re-election Sunday for another six-year presidential term. Responding to Russia's decision to expel the diplomats , Britain said it had "anticipated" the move. When Moscow finally made its announcement Saturday, it went slightly beyond strictly reciprocal measures.

World News Violence claims more lives in Syria as thousands flee Ghouta
Author: 0 Violence claims more lives in Syria as thousands flee Ghouta

According to the Turkish General Staff, the operation aims to establish security and stability along Turkey's borders and the region. The violence left almost 1,400 people dead, more than 5,000 wounded and forced tens of thousands to seek shelter in areas under government control.

World News Russian Federation to expel United Kingdom diplomats as crisis over nerve toxin attack deepens
Author: 0 Russian Federation to expel United Kingdom diplomats as crisis over nerve toxin attack deepens

LONDON - The leaders of United States, Britain, France and Germany have released a joint statement condemning Russian Federation for the poisoning of Sergei Skripal in England last week. U.K. Foreign Minister Boris Johnson said it was the first instance of nerve agents being used in Europe since World War II. "We will go after the money and actually we are going after the money", he said, adding that the National Crime Agency and Economic Crimes Unit were investigating a wide range of ...

World News Israel detains Palestinian youth over rabbi's death
Author: 0 Israel detains Palestinian youth over rabbi's death

Two more soldiers were seriously injured. The Jerusalem Post website said the suspected driver of the auto, who had escaped from the scene, was reportedly captured by Israeli security forces and was lightly injured. He was moved by the soldiers to a hospital in Israel for medical treatment. The Palestinian terrorist who committed a deadly car-ramming Friday, a former security prisoner, admits he wanted to kill Israelis.

World News 'Mueller probe should never have been started'
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This weekend, President Donald J. Trump sent of a string of tweets leading some to wonder what his next move will be after Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe on Friday. "It was a paid political document, unverified, used inappropriately by the court, the two FBI agents investigating Clinton had a bias a bias against Trump in favor of Clinton, all that needs to be looked at".

World News Lagos Govt bows to pressure, reduces Land use Ccharge
Author: 0 Lagos Govt bows to pressure, reduces Land use Ccharge

Property Occupied by Owner and Third Party & Property used for Industrial and Manufacturing Purposes were given 25% discount. While admitting that the old charges created mixed feelings in the state, Ashade said the new adjustment to LUC was the outcome of extensive deliberations at Wednesday's Executive Council meeting chaired by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode.

World News SA election: Jay to resign as Labor leader after loss to Liberals
Author: 0 SA election: Jay to resign as Labor leader after loss to Liberals

The established parties-the centre-right Liberals and Labor-face a huge challenge from a new minor party, SA Best, led by ex-federal independent senator, centrist Nick Xenophon. It follows a first ad released at the beginning of the campaign which featured Mr Xenophon calling on South Australians to vote for the party with a jingle and dance moves.

World News Heavy Snow To Hit Parts Of The Country This Weekend
Author: 0 Heavy Snow To Hit Parts Of The Country This Weekend

A Status Yellow nationwide snow-ice warning remains in place until 9am tomorrow morning, while the Status Orange snow-ice warning now remains in place until 6pm. Update: 10am: Motorists have been advised to exercise caution as many routes around the country are hazardous due to the snow and ice conditions.

Author: 0 Voter turnout in Russian presidential polls reaches 16.55%

The doctor, who gave her name only as Yekaterina because of fears about repercussions, said she and her co-workers were told to fill out forms detailing not only where they would cast their ballots, but giving the names and details of two "allies" whom they promise to persuade to go vote.

World News ISL 2018 Final: Bengaluru FC vs Chennaiyin FC - 5 Talking Points
Author: 0 ISL 2018 Final: Bengaluru FC vs Chennaiyin FC - 5 Talking Points

With Subashish Bose out due to suspension, Albert Roca chose to tinker with his formation and started Erik Paartalu in a three-man defence alongside John Johnson and Junanan. Wave after wave of Bengaluru attack was repelled by a resolute defensive structure. Anirudh Thapa came on for Bikramjit Singh around the hour mark and made a telling contribution in the middle of the park.

Author: 0 Saudi Will Develop Nuclear Bomb if Iran Does

The Saudi-based Muslim World League, a body once notable for its anti-Israel hostility, in January condemned Holocaust denial. Under former president Francois Hollande, France nurtured closer ties with Sunni-ruled Gulf Arab states, in particular Saudi Arabia , due to its tough stance on Iran in nuclear negotiations.

World News Dark phone company caught selling phones to drug dealers
Author: 0 Dark phone company caught selling phones to drug dealers

Vincent Ramos, the chief executive of encrypted smartphone company Phantom Secure , has been arrested by the US Department of Justice and indicted, along with four associates. In co-ordinated raids in Australia, the police raided 19 properties in Queensland, NSW, Victoria and South Australia seizing a 1000 Phantom Secure devices as well as cash and drugs.

World News Pence Tells Abbasi Pakistan Must Do More To Defeat Militants
Author: 0 Pence Tells Abbasi Pakistan Must Do More To Defeat Militants

The meeting that lasted for 30-minute was reportedly held on Pakistan's request where only Michael Cutrone, special adviser to Vice President Pence for South Asian Affairs, was present as a note-taker. "We are continuing to look for real action, not just words, from Pakistan on the Taliban and Haqqani sanctuaries", the official said. U.S. President Donald Trump had announced his South Asia Policy in August past year, criticising Pakistan for providing safe havens to terror groups carrying ...

World News Russia Expels 23 UK Diplomats In Retaliatory Move
Author: 0 Russia Expels 23 UK Diplomats In Retaliatory Move

The prime minister has said that her government was considering a British version of the US "Magnitsky Act", which was adopted in 2012 to punish Russian officials accused of human rights violations. This situation is the latest in a long list of reasons why Russian Federation, and especially President Vladimir Putin , should be watched with extreme concern.

World News Civilians Killed In Jammu & Kashmir Ceasefire Violation In Poonch's Balakote
Author: 0 Civilians Killed In Jammu & Kashmir Ceasefire Violation In Poonch's Balakote

Director General of Police S P Vaid in a tweet said, "Due to shelling from across (LoC) in Balakote sector of Poonch, 5 civilians of a family died & 2 are injured who are being shifted to hospital". In 2018, Pakistan has summonned Indian diplomats in Islamabad several times, alleging ceasefire violations by Indian forces. "There have been 2,474 ceasefire violations since this government came to power in 2014", he had claimed.

World News Pentagon releases names of 7 airmen killed in crash in Iraq
Author: 0 Pentagon releases names of 7 airmen killed in crash in Iraq

Air Force, where he served as a Pave Hawk combat search and rescue helicopter pilot. Two US officials, speaking on condition of anonymity and citing initial reports, said on Thursday the aircraft crashed near al-Qaim, a town in Anbar province close to the Syrian border.

World News Nadda re-elected to Rajya Sabha from Himachal
Author: 0 Nadda re-elected to Rajya Sabha from Himachal

The process for the Rajya Sabha elections was set in motion with the issuance of notification on March 5. Four Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidates and a Congress aspirant were on Thursday elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Madhya Pradesh.

World News Indian pop star Daler Mehndi convicted of human trafficking
Author: 0 Indian pop star Daler Mehndi convicted of human trafficking

He was convicted in a 2003 human trafficking case. In 2006, Patiala Police documented two release petitions expressing Daler Mehndi to be guiltless, however the court had maintained that the vocalist be indicted as there seemed to be "adequate proof against him on the legal record and degree for facilitate examination".

World News US Negotiating 'Supplement' To Iran Nuclear Deal With European Allies
Author: 0 US Negotiating 'Supplement' To Iran Nuclear Deal With European Allies

Iran says any new European sanctions against Tehran will have a direct effect on the nuclear deal struck between world powers and Tehran. He noted that Tillerson's shock departure was "nothing new" and had yet to disrupt joint talks regarding the 2015 nuclear deal, which improved bilateral relations with Washington under former President Barack Obama but has soured them under Trump, an opponent of the agreement.

World News Putin says he gave order to shoot down passenger plane in 2014
Author: 0 Putin says he gave order to shoot down passenger plane in 2014

Mr Johnson's decision to place blame for the attack in Salisbury on Mr Putin personally came as Britain awaited Moscow's response to the expulsion of 23 of its diplomats. Hamish de Bretton-Gordon, former commander of the British Army's chemical and biological weapons regiment, called the claim that US or British agents could have developed Novichok "complete hogwash".

World News Syria's war: Offensives on Afrin and Ghouta continue
Author: 0 Syria's war: Offensives on Afrin and Ghouta continue

Backed by Russian Federation and Iran, government forces have thrust deep into eastern Ghouta, splintering the area into three separate enclaves. More than 48,000 Syrians have left Eastern Ghouta since the humanitarian pauses came into force, Major General Yuri Yevtushenko, the chief of the Russian center for reconciliation of opposing sides in Syria, said on Saturday, TASS reported.

World News California Mall Gunman Reportedly Shot Victim, Turned Gun on Himself
Author: 0 California Mall Gunman Reportedly Shot Victim, Turned Gun on Himself

While their identities have not been released, the two were a divorced couple with children in common. Police say they do not believe there is an ongoing threat to public safety. In a tweet on the topic, the Ventura County Fire Department confirmed one victim had died and described the scene as "static". Authorities are setting up a safety zone across the street.

World News Spy Poisoning: Timeline Of An Escalating Diplomatic Crisis Between UK And Russia
Author: 0 Spy Poisoning: Timeline Of An Escalating Diplomatic Crisis Between UK And Russia

Russia's expulsion of 23 British diplomats "doesn't change the facts of the matter" of the poisoning of a former double agent in an English city, Prime Minister Theresa May said Saturday. The UK government was backed this week by allies France, Germany and the United States in its assessment that there was "no plausible alternative explanation" than that Russian Federation was responsible for the Salisbury attack.

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".