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World News UK Jewish leaders set conditions for meeting with Corbyn over antisemitism
Author: 0 UK Jewish leaders set conditions for meeting with Corbyn over antisemitism

The Labour Party disregarded a formal complaint made about Jeremy Corbyn's alleged endorsement of an anti-Semitic painting in a Facebook post in 2012, the Guardian has reported . "This is a disgrace: nobody should be vilified for opposing antisemitism". Labour MPs Wes Streeting, co-chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group on British Jews, and John Mann, chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group against anti-Semitism, have written a letter to the Labour leader asking him to ...

World News Poland Signs Nearly $5 Billion Deal To Buy Patriot Missile System
Author: 0 Poland Signs Nearly $5 Billion Deal To Buy Patriot Missile System

Two-thirds of Polish weaponry dates from the 20th century Cold War era when the country was in the Soviet-led Warsaw Pact. The United States says the bill subverts freedom of speech and Israeli officials say it amounts to Holocaust denial, an accusation that Poland's nationalist-minded government rejects.

World News 'Roseanne' Revival Wins Huge TV Ratings
Author: 0 'Roseanne' Revival Wins Huge TV Ratings

The two-episode opening reprisal of the legendary 90s sitcom averaged an incredible 18.1 million viewers, and registered a 5.1 in the key demographic. Whatever doubts, concerns, regrets or buyer's remorse ABC may have secretly harbored about the reboot of a 21-year old sitcom, those have officially been vaporized: " Roseanne " is a hit, or at least the launch was.

World News Shulkin Out; Trump Nominates His Personal Physician to Head VA
Author: 0 Shulkin Out; Trump Nominates His Personal Physician to Head VA

Jackson , MD, as the new Secretary of Veterans Affairs". VA Press Secretary Curt Cashour said at the time that "additional personnel accountability actions" were possible. Selnick's move back to the VA was planned and "has nothing to do with Shulkin", a White House official told Politico. He oversaw creation of a 24-hour hotline for veteran complaints and improved transparency, posting wait times for medical appointments at each facility and other quality-control measures consistent with many ...

World News Mom arrested after toddler, baby found dead in vehicle seats
Author: 0 Mom arrested after toddler, baby found dead in vehicle seats

An Arizona mother is facing possible murder charges after her two young children were found dead in their auto seats outside of their family home. But the coat was later returned and the relative did not seek prosecution. Autopsies will be conducted on the children, whose names were not released, to determine their causes of death, the sheriff's office said. Those who knew her say Velasquez had struggled with drugs for a long time.

World News Ram Charan Signed SS Rajamouli's Multi-Starrer Without Listening To The Script
Author: 0 Ram Charan Signed SS Rajamouli's Multi-Starrer Without Listening To The Script

Rajamouli took to twitter to express his excitement for getting the invite from the PIFF organisers. The four-day festival will screen features, short films and documentaries from Pakistan and around the world. Dangal nearly simultaneously released in China and people went berserk on the story but Baahubali is officially the most pirated film of all time in Indian cinema hence one wonders that many people in China would have already seen it but still collections would be sky rocketing ...

World News Ecuador cuts outside communications by Wikileaks' Assange
Author: 0 Ecuador cuts outside communications by Wikileaks' Assange

Ecuadorian officials said the measure was taken in response to Assange's recent activity on social media, which was seen as a violation of a 2017 written agreement that prevents him from sending any messages that could interfere with the South American nation's relations with other countries.

World News John Worboys case: Parole Board chairman Nick Hardwick resigns
Author: 0 John Worboys case: Parole Board chairman Nick Hardwick resigns

Speaking on LBC, he said: "I'm hearing that a High Court decision to overturn a decision by the Parole Board to release the so-called black cab rapist John Worboys has been delivered". Despite this, in November past year the Parole Board approved his release. Justice Secretary David Gauke has welcomed the resignation of Parole Board chairman Nick Hardwick after the Worboys ruling, saying: 'I accept Professor Hardwick's resignation and believe this is the correct decision in light ...

World News Quebec mosque shooting suspect Alexandre Bissonnette pleads guilty
Author: 0 Quebec mosque shooting suspect Alexandre Bissonnette pleads guilty

The man who killed six Muslims in a Quebec City mosque previous year says he bitterly regrets destroying lives and causing vast pain and suffering to so many people. He also said he was not changing his pleas because of any threats and that he was not under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Bissonnette will be sentenced to life in prison, which is automatic for those guilty of first degree murder.

World News Turkey talks fail to thaw frosty relationship
Author: 0 Turkey talks fail to thaw frosty relationship

In January, the Turkish military, along with the Free Syrian Army, launched "Operation Olive Branch" in Syria's Afrin region targeting the YPG, which Ankara views as an extension of the PKK. He was speaking in Bulgaria following the talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker. The goal of the meeting was to mend relations between Turkey and the EU.

World News North Korea's Kim Jong Un visits China in first foreign trip
Author: 0 North Korea's Kim Jong Un visits China in first foreign trip

Further details of the visit, including how long Kim would stay and who he would meet, were not immediately available. Beijing has traditionally been the closest ally of secretive and isolated North Korea. A month ahead of the first landmark summit meeting between leaders of the two Koreas in June 2000, the late Kim visited Beijing and met with then-President Jiang Zemin.

World News Trump Aide Spoke During Campaign to Associate Tied to Russian Intelligence
Author: 0 Trump Aide Spoke During Campaign to Associate Tied to Russian Intelligence

Instead, Mueller has indicted Gates and Manafort on charges related to their consulting work for former Ukrainian prime minister Viktor Yanukovych. Van der Zwaan pleaded guilty last month to one count of making false statements to investigators in the Russian Federation investigation, which is examining the extent of Russia's interference in the 2016 election and whether members of the Trump campaign colluded with Moscow to sway the race in Trump's favor.

Author: 0 Q2 Weather: Rain and snow showers keep popping up

The Storm Prediction Center does place most of the area under a marginal risk through the day on Thursday with a slight risk to our northwest Wednesday and the north shore parishes and MS counties under a slight risk on Thursday .

World News Ireland to hold abortion referendum on May 25
Author: 0 Ireland to hold abortion referendum on May 25

Earlier this week, Tánaiste Simon Coveney called for a two-thirds majority lock on the law enacted should the eighth amendment be repealed. The date being set comes on the same day as the publication of the draft heads of legislation to allow for abortion in certain circumstances if the 8th Amendment is removed from the Constitution.

World News New Zealand can't find any Russian spies to expel
Author: 0 New Zealand can't find any Russian spies to expel

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters says appropriate action has been taken by the SIS where necessary against Russian intelligence activity. "I've asked MFAT for advice on whether or not there are further measures we should be taking, for instance around the issuing of visas for particular people of russian origin who travel to New Zealand".

World News Former Disney Channel Actress Joins Trump White House Staff
Author: 0 Former Disney Channel Actress Joins Trump White House Staff

The 22-year-old actor is best known for her role as as Tinka Hessenheffer in the sitcom Shake it Up from 2010 to 2013, where alongside Zendaya and Bella Thorne she played a teenaged backup dancer. "Prior to her internship at the White House, Caroline interned for the Office of House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, the College Republican National Committee and the California Republican Party".

World News 'Violent deportee' reportedly escapes ICE custody at JFK airport
Author: 0 'Violent deportee' reportedly escapes ICE custody at JFK airport

Port Authority officials say a review of one of the airport's cameras shows the detainee getting into the cab. He escaped Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents, who were going to escort him onto the next plane, when they took off his handcuffs so that he could pass through security.

World News Four militants killed in JK's Rajouri gunfight, search operation on
Author: 0 Four militants killed in JK's Rajouri gunfight, search operation on

The following joint-operation helped the security forces help determine the hide-outs, after which the gunfight took place, in which four militants were killed. "Our troops retaliated effectively and strongly", the official said. "Terrorists carrying AK rifles entered our house around 08:50 last night and demanded food and money.

World News Denver-area school district announces four-day school week
Author: 0 Denver-area school district announces four-day school week

Sen. Todd Gardenhire says school buildings should follow the students. Would you want your kids to have a four-day school week? "We're not interested in going into the suburbs", he said, noting that IDEA works primarily in poor Texas communities and is expanding into southern Louisiana.

World News Bank robbery in Hanson
Author: 0 Bank robbery in Hanson

Police said the men were cornered in a clump of bushes by residents and police who were summoned to the scene subsequent to the robbery. RCMP responded to BMO on Gosset Road on Dec 9, 2017 , after a man entered, passed a note to a teller and fled with cash.

World News Saxony falls to Jackson in championship game
Author: 0 Saxony falls to Jackson in championship game

But, King is among the best prep quarterbacks quarterbacks the state of Minnesota has ever seen, winning all 41 games he played, three state titles, and tossing for almost 9,000 yards and 139 touchdowns over three seasons. Olympic success came to her at an early age when she stormed to four gold medals at the age of 17 at London 2012, breaking two world records in the process.

World News Planned Parenthood: Disney needs a princess who has 'had an abortion'
Author: 0 Planned Parenthood: Disney needs a princess who has 'had an abortion'

Planned Parenthood Keystone , which serves 37 counties in Pennsylvania and has offices in the Lehigh Valley, Harrisburg, Warminster and York, according to its website . Conservative columnist Stephen Miller quipped that "We need a Disney princess who has been aborted". "What Disney should do is not listen to anything the nation's largest provider of abortion suggests ", said Nance.

World News Windsor 'photographer' charged with sexual assault
Author: 0 Windsor 'photographer' charged with sexual assault

She met with him again on March 25. Lisi says Utica police then contacted the Child Advocacy Center, who began a criminal investigation and learned that 37-year-old Raoul Baldwin of Syracuse was the alleged offender. Noorullah Husaini, 28, of London, is charged with sexual assault and kidnapping. However, investigators said they believe it is in the public interest to release certain information about the case.

World News Turkish forces begin operation against PKK in Iraqi Sinjar city
Author: 0 Turkish forces begin operation against PKK in Iraqi Sinjar city

The meeting will be hosted by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and will be the second such tripartite summit following the previous one last November in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi. Separately, 11 PKK terrorists were killed in Turkey's southern Hatay province late Monday, according to a statement issued by the provincial governor's office.

World News CBSE reschedules 'leaked' Board exam of Class 12th & 10th
Author: 0 CBSE reschedules 'leaked' Board exam of Class 12th & 10th

He said CBSE is a respected and reliable organisation and throughout the year, it conducts many examinations, including 1.40 crore students. The decision comes following reports of the respective question papers being leaked. Sources propose that CBSE is wanting to do the deeper investigation on this regard. This was confirmed when many questions in the handwritten paper were matched with the actual examination paper.

Author: 0 Who is Caroline Sunshine? Disney alum joins White House Press team

California attorney Michael Overing, who specializes in defamation law, said it would be hard for Daniels to prevail on her defamation claim because she is a public figure. "Well, I can speak for only the White House, and I can say categorically that obviously the White House didn't engage in any wrongdoing", Shah said on ABC News.

World News Twitter Lauds Vicki Momberg's Three-Year Sentence For Racist Tirade
Author: 0 Twitter Lauds Vicki Momberg's Three-Year Sentence For Racist Tirade

On Wednesday, Momberg was sentenced to three years in prison with one year suspended. A Josephine County Judge has sentenced a Grants Pass area transient to almost two years in prison for a local sex crime. At a previous sitting, prosecutor Yusuf Baba told the court that Momberg's was the worst crimen injuria case the courts had dealt with. The defence, however, asked the court to grant Momberg bail.

World News Australian Archaeologists Find Surprise Mummy in Egyptian Coffin
Author: 0 Australian Archaeologists Find Surprise Mummy in Egyptian Coffin

Researchers are now using the latest scientific technology to piece together an ancient mystery. "We can start asking some intimate questions that those bones will hold around pathology, about diet, about diseases, about the lifestyle of that person - how they lived and died", said Jamie Fraser, senior curator at the Nicholson Museum at the University of Sydney .

World News U.S. launches WTO challenge against China
Author: 0 U.S. launches WTO challenge against China

The broad-based S&P 500 dropped 2.5 per cent to 2,643.70, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index fell 2.4 percent to 7,166.68. US President Donald Trump launched long-promised anti-China tariffs, but his actions appeared to be more of a warning shot than the start of a full-blown trade war with Beijing .