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World News Trump responds to indictment of 13 Russians:
Author: 0 Trump responds to indictment of 13 Russians: "no collusion!"

Russia's former ambassador to the United States is dismissing detailed allegations of attempted Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election as "fantasies" rooted in domestic politics . "According to the indictment , the Americans did not know that they were communicating with Russians ". Investigators say that after the election , American citizens were unwittingly duped into participating in rallies that were set up by the Russians .

World News Manhunt under way after four-year-old girl fatally shot in auto
Author: 0 Manhunt under way after four-year-old girl fatally shot in auto

Janaya died in the shooting that happened about 10:30 p.m. on Mercer Avenue near Lawton Street, police said. The children's mother told police she had visited the house to retrieve her belongings. After she was taken to an Akron hospital, she was pronounced dead. Police have since identified a suspect as 31-year-old Darnell Bitting, issuing a search warrant for his arrest.

World News Two people killed in West Sussex level-crossing crash
Author: 0 Two people killed in West Sussex level-crossing crash

Officers continue to investigate at Barns Green level crossing following a collision between a train and a vehicle which killed two people this morning, a spokesman confirmed. There were no other reported injuries. Officers are now working to identify them and inform their family. The BTP said officers were examining the scene to establish the circumstances which led to the incident, and that the Rail Accident Investigation Branch had been notified.

World News Oxfam body to look into misconduct charges
Author: 0 Oxfam body to look into misconduct charges

Ms Mordaunt said: "We have been very clear that we will not work with any organisation that does not live up to the high standards on safeguarding and protection that we require". The Times said one of the men allowed to resign was the charity's country director Roland van Hauwermeiren. "I expect the European Union to do the same thing I'm asking the United Kingdom government to do: we need to start focusing on prosecuting the bad apples so we can send the message to the predatory ...

World News Theresa May Calls For New UK/EU Security Treaty
Author: 0 Theresa May Calls For New UK/EU Security Treaty

And, she added, "We can not delay discussions on this". "And we will keep our people safe now and in the years to come". May argued that leaving the ECJ's jurisdiction should not make it harder to extradite terrorism suspects or share information.

World News Nigeria bomb blasts cause deaths at fish market
Author: 0 Nigeria bomb blasts cause deaths at fish market

Three suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers infiltrated a local market at remote Sabon Gari, in the outskirts of state capital Maiduguri at 8.05 p.m. local time (1905GMT) Friday. Suicide bombings have continued despite repeated assertions by the government and the military since 2016 to have defeated the Boko Haram insurgency, which aims to create an Islamic state in Nigeria's northeast.

World News Lowland snow is a real possibility this weekend; intermittent pass closures expected
Author: 0 Lowland snow is a real possibility this weekend; intermittent pass closures expected

Total snow accumulations of 4 to 7 inches are expected, according to the National Weather Service. Temps overnight will drop to our coldest so far this winter with lows in the 20s and wind chills could be in the teens. Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Light to moderate accumulations are expected along the entire Interstate 95 corridor from Washington D.C.to Boston.

World News South Korea to pay almost $3M for North Korea's Olympic delegation
Author: 0 South Korea to pay almost $3M for North Korea's Olympic delegation

Larry Niksch, a fellow with the Institute for Corean-American Studies (ICAS), said, "If the military talks take place prior to a summit, the Trump administration will watch closely whether North Korea makes hard military demands such as a cancellation of the two big annual military exercises between South Korea and the United States, an end of South Korean air force participation in the exercises of US heavy bombers and South Korean prohibition of the United States deploying forces and ...

World News Flags Fly at Half Staff in Honor of Florida Victims
Author: 0 Flags Fly at Half Staff in Honor of Florida Victims

Trump was already set to leave Friday for a weekend at his Palm Beach resort. The shooting has again thrust Trump into the role of national comforter, a position with which he has at times struggled. Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel made pointed comments on gun control, saying, "If you are an elected official and you want to keep things the way they are and not do things differently, if you wanna keep the gun laws as they are now - you will not get re-elected in Broward County".

World News Florida GOP leaders respond to shooting with 'thoughts and prayers'
Author: 0 Florida GOP leaders respond to shooting with 'thoughts and prayers'

She also said the state would be covering counseling for survivors and encouraged donations to the official GoFundMe account for victims and families. Republican House leader Paul Ryan , whose campaigns have earned NRA support, said Thursday that it was not a time for arguing over gun control , while Republican Florida Senator Marco Rubio said new gun laws alone would not stop shootings.

World News White House Tightens Security Clearance Procedures After Abuse Allegations
Author: 0 White House Tightens Security Clearance Procedures After Abuse Allegations

The Post quotes two USA officials who say they don't think Kushner will receive a permanent security clearance at least in the near future. Dozens of White House aides have been working under interim clearances for months, according to administration officials, raising questions about the administration's handling of the issue and whether classified information has been jeopardized.

Author: 0 Donald Trump briefly visited Parkland shooting victims-and Twitter was slack-jawed

The suspect, a former student, was arrested and has been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder . President Trump has been a close ally of the National Rifle Association - securing their endorsement during the 2016 elections. Trump tweeted that he will be meeting with people "whose lives have been totally shattered", but did not elaborate as to his plans. Do you believe the United States government will ever act to introduce stricter gun control or is the NRA's grip on ...

World News Russian indicted in election probe says United States justice '1-sided'
Author: 0 Russian indicted in election probe says United States justice '1-sided'

The statement by H.R. McMaster at the Munich Security Conference stood in stark contrast to Trump's oft repeated claim that Russian interference in his election victory was a hoax. "You can publish anything, and we see those indictments multiplying, the statements multiplying". "13 people interfered in the USA elections?!" Flynn has pleaded guilty to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about conversations he had with Kislyak in December 2016.

World News Russian foreign minister: Claims of USA election interference 'just blabber'
Author: 0 Russian foreign minister: Claims of USA election interference 'just blabber'

He also suggested that USA authorities had "cornered themselves" by making statements about Russian meddling in the past and now are trying to get some "retroactive justifications but still they are floundering". Mueller is now investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election and is looking into any potential ties between President Donald Trump's campaign associates and Russia.

World News 'We are one': Unified Korean team beaten but not downbeat
Author: 0 'We are one': Unified Korean team beaten but not downbeat

All were dressed in red overcoats and swayed in unison, making synchronized hand and facial gestures as they sang about reunification - a seemingly odd juxtaposition with South Korean cheerleaders who were simultaneously dancing to K-pop numbers that blasted over the venue's loud speakers.

World News Natural disaster felt across Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire
Author: 0 Natural disaster felt across Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire

Dyfed Powys Police force said it had received "an extremely high volume" of calls relating to tremors. The quake struck at approximately 2.30pm today. "I lived in Greece and experienced loads there but never expected one in the southwest of England ". The British Geological Survey reported the epicentre as Cwmllynfell at about 20km north-north-east of Swansea and at a depth of 7.4km.

World News Girl, 11, arrested for threatening to gun down her Florida middle school
Author: 0 Girl, 11, arrested for threatening to gun down her Florida middle school

Davie Police Department have surveillance video footage of the teen placing the note under the assistant principal's office door. I will bring the gun February 16. The student has since been transported to the Broward Juvenile Assessment Center, and she is expected to appear in juvenile court Friday. The girl confessed to police she wrote the note.

World News Can Pakistan publically hang killer of Zainab Amin?
Author: 0 Can Pakistan publically hang killer of Zainab Amin?

The verdict that was announced by an anti-terrorism court (ATC) judge Sajjad Ahmed at Kot Lakhpat Jail on Saturday became one of the top trends on social networking website Twitter. Hundreds of people protested after the girl's body was found, and two died when police opened fire to disperse them. The court had on Monday indicted Imran in the case.

World News Israeli Military Strikes Gaza Post After Border Explosion
Author: 0 Israeli Military Strikes Gaza Post After Border Explosion

Earlier the day, Israeli artillery bombed with missiles a location to the east of Khan Younes, in the southern Gaza Strip, and destroyed it. Palestinian officials said the Israeli attacks included air strikes against three Hamas training camps and a fourth belonging to a smaller militant group, causing no injuries.

World News President Trump to visit Florida after school shooting
Author: 0 President Trump to visit Florida after school shooting

Comparisons of Wisconsin's and Florida's gun laws compiled by the National Rifle Association also show Wisconsin is more lenient in some areas. "Though we are passing more laws and putting more gun control in place, nothing is changing", said Andy Chernoff, of Coliseum Gun Traders.

Author: 0 USA special forces 'operating illegally in Syria', Sergey Lavrov tells euronews

The answer to this question will determine whether the already strained relationship between the USA and Russian Federation will be put to the test again, with unpredictable consequences. Russia , Iran, Israel and Turkey have all had aircraft shot down in or near Syria this month. Yet it's been widely reported that Wagner and other shadowy private military groups operating out of Russian Federation have sent soldiers to fight overseas in several conflicts.

Author: 0 Yes, Russian-Backed Forces Attacked US Troops in Syria

More than twenty years of corrupted attempts to bring to justice the Iranian suspects in the 1994 bombing of the. Asked about the killing of Russian mercenaries in Syria , CIA Director Mike Pompeo told a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing in Washington Tuesday that he would leave specifics to the Pentagon but "we have seen in multiple instances foreign forces using mercenaries in battles that will begin to approach the United States".

World News Weekend weather wrap-up: snow then dry & warm
Author: 0 Weekend weather wrap-up: snow then dry & warm

Plowable snow (several inches) possible but too soon to say how much. Cloudy skies and rain showers will persist into the overnight hours with breezy winds once again out of the SW at 10-20 mph. Rain will roll in for the second half of the day. Sunday looks to be the warmest day with highs in the upper 50s! Other than a few stray showers, Saturday morning should be dry, but another front will result in showers becoming more scattered in nature by the afternoon.

World News After Akshay Kumar's Padman! Neeraj Pandey's Aiyaary BANNED In Pakistan
Author: 0 After Akshay Kumar's Padman! Neeraj Pandey's Aiyaary BANNED In Pakistan

Sidharth Malhotra never explored such a genre . To come to the film itself, it is a straight and simple story of Colonel Abhay Singh ( Manoj Bajpayee ) and his protégé Major Jai Bakshi of the covert Data and System Diagnostic team. In some scenes, Manoj Bajpayee cleverly steals the thunder from Malhotra. Apparently, the film deals with Adarsh scam. After spending over five years in Bollywood and working in nine films, we have to say Aiyaary actor Sidharth Malhotra has had quite a ...

World News New US missile defense review on way
Author: 0 New US missile defense review on way

In addition to the modernization of the US nuclear arsenal, President Trump said the Department of Defense will be "increasing arsenals of virtually every weapon ..." "The budget requests $256 million for Pakistan in economic and other assistance to help increase stability, promote economic growth and create opportunities for USA businesses", said the annual budgetary proposals sent by the White House to the Congress.

World News Ryan Reynolds wishes Josh Brolin happy birthday the Deadpool way
Author: 0 Ryan Reynolds wishes Josh Brolin happy birthday the Deadpool way

At least in regard to the latter, Brolin seems to be making fast friends on set. Ryan Reynolds took to social media this morning to wish his Deadpool 2 co-star Josh Brolin a happy birthday. The last trailer for The Untitled Deadpool Sequel was all sorts of fun. The origin for the rest of the caption is something we can leave to your imagination, but who knows, maybe that's in the movie too? When the Deadpool 2 trailer dropped, many fans were eager to point out The Goonies Easter ...

World News Transgender activist Vidya Kamble becomes member of National Lok Adalat in Nagpur
Author: 0 Transgender activist Vidya Kamble becomes member of National Lok Adalat in Nagpur

Under the Act, the award (decision) made by a Lok Adalat is deemed to be a decree of a civil court and is final and binding on all parties, and no further appeal against such an award lies before any court of law. As many as 216 cases were settled and a settlement amount of Rs. 33 lakh was awarded. The newly-appointed member of the Lok Adalat questioned why families ostracise transgender babies.

World News Kim's sister ends Olympic visit, leaving South to mull offer
Author: 0 Kim's sister ends Olympic visit, leaving South to mull offer

Wearing matching uniforms of red, the "army of beauties", as they have been dubbed in South Korea, performed perfectly synchronised routines and songs from the stands, much to the amusement of the crowds and press. "There is no daylight between the United States, the Republic of Korea and Japan on the need to continue to isolate North Korea economically and diplomatically until they abandon their nuclear and ballistic missile program", Pence said as he flew back to the United States.

World News Trump decides not to release the Schiff memo
Author: 0 Trump decides not to release the Schiff memo

The Democrats sent a very political and long response memo which they knew, because of sources and methods (and more ), would have to be heavily redacted, whereupon they would blame the White House for lack of transparency. The GOP memo has already had a tangible impact on the procedures Congress follows when disclosing classified documents. They argued that the Democratic document first had to be shared with all members of the House and evaluated to ensure that it did not compromise ...

World News South Africa: Zuma's woes mount
Author: 0 South Africa: Zuma's woes mount

Zuma's second term as president is set to expire in 2019 but since his deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa won the party presidency in December past year, there has been increasing pressure on Zuma to step down from the country's presidency in favor of Ramaphosa.

World News 'Shoot female rebels in their vaginas' President Rodrigo Duterte tells Philippine army
Author: 0 'Shoot female rebels in their vaginas' President Rodrigo Duterte tells Philippine army

However, the word "vagina" was replaced with a dash in the transcript. Some critics have argued that Duterte's latter comment reduces women to nothing more than their genitals. "I mean, that's amusing". Duterte said he already instructed Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu to clean up the tourist destination in six months. This has caused a huge uproar in global political circles and the remarks have been widely criticised as violent and strongly prejudiced against women.

World News Couple sells all to sail the world, boat sinks on day 2
Author: 0 Couple sells all to sail the world, boat sinks on day 2

The Lagniappe - a Creole word for bonus or extra gift - sank Wednesday night just offshore of Madeira Beach, Fla. "We have a lot of family helping us, but it's hard when you've lost everything", Walsh told The Post from dry land in Jacksonville, where the couple is staying with loved ones.

World News Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman leaves for Jammu to assess security situation
Author: 0 Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman leaves for Jammu to assess security situation

Addressing a press conference over the security situation in Jammu , the minister said Jaish-E-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar was the mastermind of the attack but added that there was also local support to the attack. on Saturday, according to news agency IANS. "There were some initial reports about four terrorists being involved in the operations, but the fourth militant was perhaps only a guide and it appears that he did not enter the cantonment area", she said.

World News US, S.Korea agree to maintain pressure on N. Korea
Author: 0 US, S.Korea agree to maintain pressure on N. Korea

Vice President Mike Pence did not deliberately snub North Koreans at an Olympic reception, according to USA officials who pushed back on South Korean reports that Pence deliberately came late to a VIP gathering Friday evening and then snubbed officials from Pyongyang.