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World News Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Have Reportedly Selected a Honeymoon Destination
Author: 0 Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Have Reportedly Selected a Honeymoon Destination

The conference, which brings together heads of state and delegates from the 53 member nations of the Commonwealth, is highly significant, with Markle attending her first major diplomatic event on behalf of the royal family. Morton writes Grant wasn't accepting of Markle's African-American mother, Doria, and referred to her as "the maid". Morton writes , "Though it was not Tom's [Markle's father's] fault, they were living in a predominantly white neighborhood where, because of her dark skin ...

World News Iceland's Bitcoin heist suspect 'flees on PM's plane'
Author: 0 Iceland's Bitcoin heist suspect 'flees on PM's plane'

The prison is unfenced and inmates have access to phones and the internet, local news website Visir reports (in Icelandic ). A man in Iceland escaped from prison and took a flight to Sweden on a plane allegedly carrying Icelandic Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir before anyone realized that he was missing, according to reports .

World News Mostly cloudy, chance of scattered snow showers — TODAY'S FORECAST
Author: 0 Mostly cloudy, chance of scattered snow showers — TODAY'S FORECAST

Daytime temperatures will reach a high in the low to mid-50s for the rest of this week, the weather service said. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. Tuesday afternoon: A chance of showers, mainly after 5 p.m. North wind 5 to 8 miles per hour becoming east in the afternoon. Friday: Mostly sunny, with highs in the low to mid 60's.

World News Mace Snatching: Police Arrest Omo-Agege, It's Treason, Says Senate
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The senate resumes plenary after the Mace was Hijacked. He was said to have sneaked in through one of the glass barricades within the national assembly before the mace was seized with the support of the men who accompanied him. The plenary is being presided by Deputy Senate President , Ike Ekweremadu . Senator Shehu Sani representing Kaduna Central has described Wednesday's invasion of the Senate as an attempted coup d'etat which should be condemned by all.

World News Facebook may be banned in Russian Federation
Author: 0 Facebook may be banned in Russian Federation

In what is becoming known in Russian Federation as the "Battle for Telegram ", state internet censor Roskomnadzor, with the backing of the Kremlin's Federal Security Service (FSB), is attempting to prevent the 13 million people that use the service in Russian Federation from accessing it via proxy Amazon Web Service and Google Cloud hosting sites.

World News Cambridge Analytica planned to issue digital currency
Author: 0 Cambridge Analytica planned to issue digital currency

Cambridge Analytica has been under scrutiny after a whistleblower came forward alleging that the firm, which worked on President Donald Trump's campaign, used Facebook data to target US voters based on personality traits. "We were exploring multiple options for people to manage and monetise their personal data, including blockchain technology". On Monday, Facebook said it will partner with an independent digital journalism initiative certified through the International Fact-Checking Network ...

World News Patriots QB Tom Brady has yet to commit to playing in 2018
Author: 0 Patriots QB Tom Brady has yet to commit to playing in 2018

Brady is not the only Patriots player who is contemplating retirement. Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots reacts after fumbling the ball during the fourth quarter against the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII at U.S. New England acquired a second first-round pick for next week's draft in a deal that sent wide receiver Brandin Cooks to the Los Angeles Rams, sparking speculation the Patriots could be primed to climb up for Brady's eventual replacement.

World News The Queen's last Corgi, Willow, has died in Windsor Castle
Author: 0 The Queen's last Corgi, Willow, has died in Windsor Castle

According to The Daily Mail , Willow, who was nearly 15 years old, was put to sleep at Windsor Castle on Sunday to prevent further suffering from a cancer-related illness. "For many, many years she bred and raised corgis and to think that the last one has now gone is something of a milestone". Monty, who was 13, died a couple of months later.

Author: 0 IDF Artillery Fires at Gaza Border Fence Infiltrators Wounding 5

About 6,500 Palestinians are now being held in Israeli prisons and detention centers, two Palestinian NGOs, the Commission of Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs and Palestinian Prisoners Club, and the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics said in their press release earlier.

World News A Vast Majority of the World's Population Breathes Unsafe Air
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Seven billion people, more than 95% of the world's population, lived in areas exceeding the WHO Guideline for healthy air in 2016, according to a new global study. Here in the east, Greenville, Washington, New Bern, Morehead City, Rocky Mount and Wilson were named some of the cleanest for ozone pollution, with no unhealthy air days reported.

World News Syria air strikes morally and legally right, Theresa May tells Parliament
Author: 0 Syria air strikes morally and legally right, Theresa May tells Parliament

The OPCW is investigating reports that government forces gassed sites in Douma on April 7, when the town was still held by rebels and home to tens of thousands of people - residents and others who were displaced by fighting elsewhere. Gen. Yuri Yevtushenko of the Russian military's Reconciliation Center in Syria . The confusion - or lack thereof - began when Haley said on CBS' " Face the Nation " Sunday that the United States would soon sanction Russian Federation for its support of ...

World News France announces 50 mln eur humanitarian aid for Syria
Author: 0 France announces 50 mln eur humanitarian aid for Syria

Echoing the language of historians about Europe's slide into war a century ago, he said he would not belong to another "generation of sleepwalkers" and let the European Union wither in what he called an atmosphere of "civil war". Juncker told French President Emmanuel Macron and European Union lawmakers Tuesday that "Europe is not only Franco-German". Macron tackled critics among his National Front opponents at home and European leaders such as newly re-elected Hungarian Prime Minister ...

World News Trump rules out rejoining the TPP?
Author: 0 Trump rules out rejoining the TPP?

This comes after Mr Trump made a point previous year of pulling out of TPP talks, saying he preferred an "America first" policy. Former Assistant Secretary of State Bob Hormats on how US airlines will no longer be allowed to cross into Russian airspace and the Trump administration's review of TPP.

World News Nordic Summit: PMs discuss global security, growth, innovation & climate issues
Author: 0 Nordic Summit: PMs discuss global security, growth, innovation & climate issues

He was received at the Stockholm airport by the Swedish Prime Minister. Prime Minister Modi particularly highlighted the importance India attaches to the cooperation in the defence sector. After an interaction with Indian-origin scientists working on cancer research, malaria and other tropical diseases, both May and PM Modi will initiate the India-UK CEOs Forum.

World News UK's May tells lawmakers: Syria strikes were legal and moral
Author: 0 UK's May tells lawmakers: Syria strikes were legal and moral

Chemical weapons inspectors in Syria will be permitted to visit the site of an alleged chemical attack on Wednesday, Russia has said. Syrian and Russian authorities prevented independent investigators from going to the scene of a suspected chemical attack, the head of the chemical watchdog group said Monday, blocking worldwide efforts to establish what happened and who was to blame.

World News State Says TNReady Issues May Be Caused By 'Deliberate Attack' On Vendor
Author: 0 State Says TNReady Issues May Be Caused By 'Deliberate Attack' On Vendor

Testing for most Tennessee schools began Monday, but Johnson City Schools was out Monday due to an unused built-in snow day and began TNReady testing on Tuesday. "The issue has been resolved", Gast said. Third and fourth grade students are taking the TNReady test using paper and pencil and have experienced no problems, Bentley said.

World News Minister mocked for claiming ancient Indians invented internet, satellite technology
Author: 0 Minister mocked for claiming ancient Indians invented internet, satellite technology

He said the character Sanjaya must have used both technologies to give a detailed account of the battle to King Dhritarashtra from miles away. "We had Internet and satellites when the battle of Mahabharat was fought". Earlier previous year, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani had equated the rockets developed by the Indian Space Research Organisation with the arrows of Lord Ram, and credited him for his "engineering skills" for building the mythical "Ram Setu" between India and Sri Lanka.

World News Scattered snow with gusty winds overnight and into Tuesday
Author: 0 Scattered snow with gusty winds overnight and into Tuesday

The forecast high for Lubbock is 87 degrees. Outdoor burning is highly discouraged. The service said critical to extreme fire weather conditions will develop throughout the Denver metro area, Palmer Divide, South Park, southern Foothills and the east central and southeast Plains, and that new fires can start and rapidly grow.

World News 4 tornadoes hit Midlands on Sunday, damaging almost a dozen homes
Author: 0 4 tornadoes hit Midlands on Sunday, damaging almost a dozen homes

The powerful storm also took a toll on businesses. Multiple trees and power lines were downed near the intersection of Edgemont Road and Sadie Drive in Wendell. The Danville Register & Bee reported that two homes were heavily damaged by fallen trees. About two dozen trees were uprooted and an outbuilding was destroyed as a result of the storm, officials said.

World News '2025 is ambitious for Western Balkans to join EU'
Author: 0 '2025 is ambitious for Western Balkans to join EU'

Announcing the European Commission's proposal for Albania and Macedonia to begin membership talks, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said the move "is an encouragement to these countries to continue on the path of reforms". In particular, this refers to "creating an enabling environment for freedom of expression , in strengthening the independence and overall efficiency of the judicial system , and in making sustainable progress in the fight against corruption and organized ...

World News Jordan Peele Teams With BuzzFeed for Obama Fake-News Awareness Video
Author: 0 Jordan Peele Teams With BuzzFeed for Obama Fake-News Awareness Video

As a courtesy, prior to releasing the video BuzzFeed shared it with aides who work with President Obama . Aviv Ovadya, a technologist who predicted that misinformation would spread during the 2016 election, told reporter Charlie Warzel that technology is advancing to allow users to distort audio or video and make it seem real.

World News Windrush generation: Theresa May apologises to Caribbean leaders
Author: 0 Windrush generation: Theresa May apologises to Caribbean leaders

Home Office officials are searching their records to establish if any members of the so-called " Windrush generation " of Britons have been wrongly deported, Cabinet Office minister David Lidington has said . Immigration lawyers have repeatedly criticised the Home Office's insistence that it is up to individuals to provide copious evidence proving their right to be in the UK.

World News Unilever (ULVR) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank
Author: 0 Unilever (ULVR) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank

Twin Capital Management stated it has 0.05% in Alliance Pharma plc (LON:APH). Moreover, Foundry Prtn Limited Liability has 0.04% invested in Alliance Pharma plc (LON:APH). Liberum Capital maintained Shire plc (LON: SHP ) on Tuesday, July 12 with "Buy" rating. The stock of Aggreko Plc (LON:AGK) has "Underperform" rating given on Thursday, November 17 by Credit Suisse.

World News PM Modi 'backstabbed' nation on SC/ST Act, says Congress
Author: 0 PM Modi 'backstabbed' nation on SC/ST Act, says Congress

He maintained that no direction or circular has been issued by the State Government for implementation of order passed by the Supreme Court . Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday asserted his government will not let the law to prevent atrocities on SCs and STs to be diluted.

World News Macron Appeals for EU Unity in Face of Nationalism
Author: 0 Macron Appeals for EU Unity in Face of Nationalism

In his first speech to the European parliament, the French president called for the defence of a European liberal democracy that offered protection of the rights of its minorities, and attacked those who took their countries out of the EU to pursue fairytale "adventures".

World News Kendrick Lamar wins the Pulitzer Prize
Author: 0 Kendrick Lamar wins the Pulitzer Prize

With over a century of history , any time a "first" happens it's important to acknowledge and consider the implications. "Everything I've done is in that book, so it really does mean a lot", Bidart said Monday. 'This is a special award because of rap music . Previous musicians to win the prize include Bob Dylan , Hank Williams and Duke Ellington, but never a hip-hop artist.

World News Turkey's ruling party to evaluate calls for early elections
Author: 0 Turkey's ruling party to evaluate calls for early elections

In an interview with French television, French President Emmanuel Macron suggested that the weekend air strikes against Syrian government targets had succeeded in engineering a split in the Russia-Turkey alliance. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday he would meet with the head of the MHP, after Devlet Bahceli floated the prospect of an early election.