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World News Investigative journalist Sandeep Sharma mowed down by truck in MP's Bhind district
Author: 0 Investigative journalist Sandeep Sharma mowed down by truck in MP's Bhind district

The journalist, Sandeep Sharma, had been investigating the alleged nexus between the sand mafia and the police, and questions had been raised about the manner of his death. The journalist had done a sting operation exposing the nexus between the local police officer and sand mafia, which was aired on his news channel, leading to transfer of the police officer a few months back.

World News As Eastern Ghouta empties, Syrians try to spot loved ones
Author: 0 As Eastern Ghouta empties, Syrians try to spot loved ones

Relatives of rebel fighters and their families who fled three opposition pockets of Eastern Ghouta told opposition news website Zaman al-Wasl on Saturday that many evacuees have been detained. A Syrian boy looks at the damage following reported air strikes on the rebel-held besieged town of Douma in the eastern Ghouta region, on the outskirts of the capital Damascus, on 6 February 2018.

World News Investigators raid Cambridge Analytica's London offices
Author: 0 Investigators raid Cambridge Analytica's London offices

Cambridge Analytica , which rose to prominence through its work with Trump's 2016 election campaign, has found itself confronting a deepening crisis since reports last weekend in The New York Times and The Observer of London that the firm had harvested the data from more than 50 million Facebook profiles in its bid to develop techniques for predicting the behavior of individual USA voters.

World News Fire in Siberian shopping mall leaves at least 37 people dead
Author: 0 Fire in Siberian shopping mall leaves at least 37 people dead

Local media are pointing to the possibility of electrical failure or arson. Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova, who visited the Keremovo hospital where the victims were receiving treatment, said on Russian state television that the patient in the gravest condition is an 11-year-old boy who jumped out of a window from the fourth floor.

World News Puigdemont to be detained in Germany pending extradition decision
Author: 0 Puigdemont to be detained in Germany pending extradition decision

Puigdemont was arrested in Germany on Sunday under a European arrest warrant issued by Spain after he crossed the border by auto from Denmark on his way back to Belgium from Finland. The charges of rebellion were linked to the backing of the region's bid to secede from Spain in October. Some have asked why the Catalan leader was first arrested in Germany when he had also driven through other European Union member states, including Denmark, that could have executed the warrant.

World News Telecom scam: Israeli police question PM Netanyahu for second time
Author: 0 Telecom scam: Israeli police question PM Netanyahu for second time

Israel's Yediot Ahronot daily reported that police were to question Netanyahu over allegations made by longtime family spokesman Nir Hefetz, one of the confidants arrested and later released. Netanyahu has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing, dismissing the accusations as a media witch hunt. Critics accused Netanyahu of seeking to bring down the government to prompt fresh elections, with opinion polls showing his party likely to remain the largest in new elections.

World News Zuma Receives Summons To Appear In Court On Corruption Charges
Author: 0 Zuma Receives Summons To Appear In Court On Corruption Charges

Hangwani Mulaudzi said it was hoped that it would be finalised within the next week. City Press reported on Sunday that the Hawks were investigating an alleged R1-million bribe paid to Zuma by the same dealer. The BBC's Andrew Harding reports that the opposition parties say the money spent so far has been used on time-wasting appeals and legal challenges created to thwart justice and spare Mr Zuma the humiliation of a criminal trial.

World News U.S. to expel 60 Russians, close Seattle consulate over ex-spy poisoning
Author: 0 U.S. to expel 60 Russians, close Seattle consulate over ex-spy poisoning

Canada joined the Western campaign against Russian Federation by expelling four diplomats from that Eurasian country, in response to the alleged poisoning in United Kingdom of ex officer Sergei Skripal . The expulsion still leaves dozens of Russian intelligence officers working under diplomatic cover in the US. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said last week that it was "overwhelmingly likely" that Russian President Vladimir Putin himself ordered the attack.

World News Mystery train carries rumors about a Kim Jong Un visit to China
Author: 0 Mystery train carries rumors about a Kim Jong Un visit to China

Kim is expected to have a summit meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in late April and with U.S. President Donald Trump by May. It would be his first official trip to a foreign country. Japanese broadcaster NNN showed images of a green train with yellow stripes arriving in China. Police tightened security along Beijing's main east-west thoroughfare, Changan Avenue, mid-afternoon Monday, closing off the entrances to some of the buildings which face the road.

World News Costello won't seek reelection in Pennsylvania
Author: 0 Costello won't seek reelection in Pennsylvania

During an appearance on MSNBC, the second-term congressman called it "the most hard decision " he's ever had to make and said that it was due to a number of factors, including the state's new congressional map. "I have an 8-month-old. And it's a very challenging job, serving in Congress with a young family". In a statement, National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Steve Stivers said Costello's retirement was a "great loss".

World News Increasing rain chances tonight, slight chance of strong storms for Monday
Author: 0 Increasing rain chances tonight, slight chance of strong storms for Monday

Highs for Monday will reach the low 80's under mostly cloudy to overcast conditions. Another upper level shortwave moves into the region during the afternoon and with the help of daytime heating, which assists in destabilizing the atmosphere, more storms could initiate and develop into towering thunderstorms that could produce more large hail and strong damaging winds.

World News Fake news law death knell for freedom of speech, say rights groups
Author: 0 Fake news law death knell for freedom of speech, say rights groups

Malaysia's proposed Bill to fight fake news was tabled for its first reading on Monday (March 26). The Bill proposes that the Act can be enforced on anyone, whether a citizen or foreigner, who commits the offence of spreading incorrect news on Malaysia or Malaysian citizens, outside Malaysia, and it could be interpreted as having been committed in Malaysia.

World News Kapil Sharma's show will not be postponed
Author: 0 Kapil Sharma's show will not be postponed

Kuch toh authenticity rakha karo yaar . Best wishes to my brother Tiger Shroff for Baaghi2. Fans simply loved the fun banter between Ajay and Kapil and had a gala time watching the two talented actors. While the channel or Kapil himself have not been promoting the show too vehemently online, we know it for a fact that the show is indeed coming. Just last week, Kapil and Sunil had an nasty Twitter exchange , where the latter said that he waited for a call to join Family Time With Kapil ...

World News USA has not given China a list of trade remedy actions…
Author: 0 USA has not given China a list of trade remedy actions…

A deal for the latter will not come in the next 45 days before the yet-to-be published US tariff list becomes effective. We have great relationships with China. Trump also directed Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to propose new investment restrictions on Chinese companies within 60 days to safeguard technologies the United States views as strategic, said senior White House economic adviser Everett Eissenstat.

World News LeT militant killed, girl injured in brief gunfight in Budgam
Author: 0 LeT militant killed, girl injured in brief gunfight in Budgam

The official further said that during the search operation, one militant while trying to flee came out of the house he was hiding in and fired indiscriminately at the security forces. Meanwhile, mobile internet services have been suspended due to security reasons in Budgam and Baramulla, where security forces have been deployed in strength in sensitive areas to maintain law and order.

World News Parents dump hot cooking oil on teen who refused marriage
Author: 0 Parents dump hot cooking oil on teen who refused marriage

Al Hishmawi was discovered by an organization in mid-March who took her in and looked after her. They also attempted to force her into an arranged marriage with an older man. Talks about the arranged marriage to a 28-year-old man began in 2017. Salazar says the man slated to marry the 16-year-old paid the family $20,000.

World News England suspected Aussie ball-tampering during the Ashes
Author: 0 England suspected Aussie ball-tampering during the Ashes

England had suspicions that Australia were attempting to tamper with the ball during their 4-0 Ashes defeat in the winter and discussed the issue within the dressing room. "You look at the quotes from that 2013 interview where he basically asked the country to send an opposition player home crying". "So I don't understand why they've changed their method for this one game".

World News Argentina 2-0 Italy: Five things we learned
Author: 0 Argentina 2-0 Italy: Five things we learned

Argentina have been placed in Group D for the World Cup, where they will face Iceland, Croatia and Nigeria. "We'll try to maintain the idea we used today, regarding each opponents' characteristics, knowing we have to improve some things we did today, trying to generate more domination [in the opponents' half of the] field, we are on that path".

World News Corbyn: Sorry for Labour's anti-Semitism
Author: 0 Corbyn: Sorry for Labour's anti-Semitism

It comes after the Labour leader faced a backlash over comments he made apparently defending an anti-Semitic mural six years ago. The mural, titled Freedom for Humanity, depicts a group of businessmen and bankers, some of them Jewish, counting money around a Monopoly-style board balanced on the backs of men with dark complexions.

World News Extent of US-China trade fight depends on Trump's goals
Author: 0 Extent of US-China trade fight depends on Trump's goals

In a presidential memorandum signed by Trump on Thursday, there will be a 30-day consultation period that only starts once a list of Chinese goods is published. Early Friday, China responded with a list of $3 billion in USA goods that it would target if no agreement was reached including pork, steel pipes, and wine, but there was no immediate mention of soybeans.

Author: 0 Cloud/sun mix and breezy today; wintry mix overnight and Monday

Chilly northeast breezes will operate around 10-15 miles per hour. A few snow and rain showers will be around Sunday morning. Not the best way to end Spring Break for many across Northeast Kansas. Monday will continue to feature abundant sunshine but highs will make it into the low 50s! Thursday should be partly sunny and cooler with highs in the low 40s.

World News United States and China clash at UN over Beijing's proposed resolution
Author: 0 United States and China clash at UN over Beijing's proposed resolution

Trump says the US and China have "the largest (trade) deficit of any country in the history of our world" and blames that deficit for lost American jobs. "China's import restrictions on recycled commodities have caused a fundamental disruption in global supply chains for scrap materials, directing them away from productive reuse and toward disposal", suggested the U.S.

World News Trump hits $50 billion of China goods amid fears of trade war
Author: 0 Trump hits $50 billion of China goods amid fears of trade war

Hours after Trump's announcement, China's Commerce Ministry gave the first indication of potential targets for retaliation, which it linked to Trump's earlier move to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. Chinese penalties on U.S. soybeans will especially hurt Iowa, a state that backed Trump in the 2016 presidential elections and is home to U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad.