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Japan's PM nominated Trump for Nobel Peace Prize on US request Japan's PM nominated Trump for Nobel Peace Prize on US request
- February 18, 2019

Trump's claim could not be immediately verified. Kim Dae-jung was the first South Korean president to meet with the then North Korean leader, Kim Jong Il, in 2000. It said 219 are individuals and 85 are organizations. USA troops also remained at war throughout his entire presidency. The meeting took place at a hotel in Singapore, and marked the first face-to-face meeting between a North Korean leader and US President. (more...)
Russian Flag Which Appeared On Salisbury Cathedral Overnight Labelled 'Stupid Stunt'
- February 18, 2019

A Russian flag was hung briefly from scaffolding on Salisbury Cathedral on Saturday night, nearly a year after the former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were poisoned with novichok in the city. The Skripals survived after weeks in critical condition, but Dawn Sturgess, a woman who authorities said came in contact with the poison after her boyfriend found a fake perfume bottle containing it, died in July 2018. (more...)
Alec Baldwin's Trump returns to declare a national emergency on 'SNL'
- February 18, 2019

Question is, how do the Networks get away with these total Republican hit jobs without retribution? The show, a flop by most accounts, was "so predictable and so stale that it fails to produce any laughs", the Chicago Tribune wrote in the short period between program's launch and its final episode. (more...)
Trump's pick Heather Nauert withdraws from consideration as United Nations ambassador Trump's pick Heather Nauert withdraws from consideration as United Nations ambassador
- February 18, 2019

Ambassador to the United Nations soon", deputy spokesman Robert Palladino said in a statement. Ms Nauert, a former Fox News presenter, said in a statement on Saturday that the decision was made "in the best interest of my family". The White House had not yet formally submitted Nauert's nomination to the Senate. Meanwhile, unnamed sources told USA media that Ms Nauert took the decision to withdraw after the White House was made aware of an issue following a background check. (more...)
Aurora Gunman Obtained Firearm Permit Despite Felony Conviction Aurora Gunman Obtained Firearm Permit Despite Felony Conviction
- February 18, 2019

Police said gunman Gary Martin, 45, likely brought his.40-caliber Smith & Wesson handgun to work Friday afternoon because he knew he was being fired from his job of 15 years. Wehner was killed on his first day as an intern at Henry Pratt. Trevor Wehner , 21, a student at Northern Illinois University, showed up Friday and got pulled into a meeting with supervisors at a warehouse of the Henry Pratt Co.in Aurora, Illinois, which makes valves for water treatment equipment and power generators. (more...)
Last ISIS Holdout on Verge of Defeat in East Syria Last ISIS Holdout on Verge of Defeat in East Syria
- February 18, 2019

Islamic State militants are preventing more than 1,000 civilians from leaving a tiny area still held by the extremist group in a village in eastern Syria, a spokesman for the USA -backed Syrian militia fighting the group said Sunday. His tweet comes as US-backed Kurdish forces continue an assault on the last pocket of IS territory on the Syrian side of the Iraqi border, at Baghuz. (more...)
Southeast PDP: INEC only postponed Buhari's defeat date Southeast PDP: INEC only postponed Buhari's defeat date
- February 18, 2019

Abubakar, speaking to reporters outside his home in northern Adamawa state, urged calm. He said it was part of an attempt by Buhari to "cling on to power even when it's obvious to him that Nigerians want him out". "I am not happy, I'm very, very angry". I had already gone out to cast my vote only to be told on the way about the suspension. The reality to which they awoke deflated much of that excitement and risked fanning the flames of unrest. (more...)
Thousands mark 3 months of France's 'yellow vest' protests Thousands mark 3 months of France's 'yellow vest' protests
- February 18, 2019

Saturday's incident on the streets of Paris has triggered a wave of condemnation and messages of support for the philosopher. But they offered no direct evidence of a link, and the rise in anti-Semitic acts predates the movement, which began in November. (more...)
Sen. Rubio, Rep. Diaz-Balart visit Venezuela-Colombia border Sen. Rubio, Rep. Diaz-Balart visit Venezuela-Colombia border
- February 18, 2019

Marco Rubio visited a border staging point for USA aid to Venezuela on Sunday and warned soldiers loyal to socialist President Nicolas Maduro that it will be a "crime against humanity" if they block entry of the goods that are being channeled through Maduro's rivals. (more...)
Mass Chaos Clears Theatre During ‘Hamilton’ Performance In San Francisco Mass Chaos Clears Theatre During ‘Hamilton’ Performance In San Francisco
- February 18, 2019

The woman and three injured people were taken to local hospitals, police tweeted . The panic-driven exodus led to two people having "moderate injuries" and a third suffering a broken leg. Someone used an automated external defibrillator to help the victim, triggering an alarm and resulting in confusion and an un-organized and rapid exit of people from the theater, according to the San Francisco Fire Department . (more...)
Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort faces life sentence, US court filing says Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort faces life sentence, US court filing says
- February 18, 2019

Manafort also faces having to pay more than $24 million in restitution. They were not able to reach a verdict on 10 other charges. None of the crimes Manafort is going to prison for are directly related to the suspected Russia-Trump " collusion " to win the 2016 election that Mueller has been investigating for two years. (more...)
India’s semi high-speed train breaks down a day after its launch India’s semi high-speed train breaks down a day after its launch
- February 18, 2019

The Vande Bharat Express , which is claimed to be the fastest train in the country, was returning from Varanasi to New Delhi when it experienced an issue. Vande Bharat Express finally resumed its journey to Delhi around 10:30 am, and was able to attain speeds of 100 km per hour. This is a made in India train that can attain a maximum speed of 180 km/h and a first of its kind in India. (more...)
Iran points to Pakistan after deadly attack on Guard Iran points to Pakistan after deadly attack on Guard
- February 18, 2019

Pakistan had strongly condemned the attack and extended its deepest sympathies to the families who had lost their loved ones in the assault. This prompted Iranian elite security chief Maj. based on global law and will retaliate to punish the terrorists", Revolutionary Guards commander Mohammad Ali Jafari was quoted as saying by state news agency IRNA . (more...)
Polish PM Cancels Trip to Israel in Wake of Netanyahu's Holocaust Comments Polish PM Cancels Trip to Israel in Wake of Netanyahu's Holocaust Comments
- February 18, 2019

Speaking to Polish Radio on Saturday, the head of the Polish Prime Minister's Office Michał Dworczyk stressed that Israeli Prime Minister's office issued a statement denying that Benjamin Netanyahu had accused the Polish nation of complicity in the Nazi Holocaust as had been reported in Thursday's issue of the Jerusalem Post . (more...)
Former Rep. Anthony Weiner released from prison
- February 18, 2019

The Federal Bureau of Prisons website shows the 54-year-old New York Democrat is now in the custody of its Residential Re-entry Management office in Brooklyn, New York. The FBI discovered a trove of emails belonging to his then-wife, Huma Abedin , a senior aide to Hillary Clinton, on Weiner's laptop. In September 2016, the FBI began investigating Weiner after the Daily Mail reported that he had exchanged obscene messages with an underage girl, who said he had asked her to undress on camera. (more...)
Indian authorities detain 23 after deadly Kashmir attack Indian authorities detain 23 after deadly Kashmir attack
- February 18, 2019

Modi took to Twitter to announce that "no force will succeed in disturbing peace, progress, and stability of India ", declaring strong response. Thousands of people, including militants and civilians, have died since the insurgency began in late 1980s. (more...)
Surfer airlifted to hospital after shark attack at Byron Bay
- February 18, 2019

A man has been bitten on the leg by a shark on the New South Wales north coast, which has led to the closure of the beach. 'We didn't realise until we were on the beach that there was a big chunk taken out of his leg so there was a lot of blood'. (more...)
8 miners rescued in Zimbabwe; others remained trapped 8 miners rescued in Zimbabwe; others remained trapped
- February 18, 2019

Dozens of gold miners were caught underground Tuesday on the outskirts of Kadoma, west Zimbabwe's capital, Harare, when a dam wall collapsed and water rushed into the nearby mining tunnels. Relatives waiting at the scene ululated, cheered and hugged each other. "My son is in there". "I hope this can be a learning curve for those that are holding mining claims for speculative purposes if they can cede them to artisanal miners so that before they engage in mining activities they can create ... (more...)
USA military planes carry 180 tons of aid for Venezuelans USA military planes carry 180 tons of aid for Venezuelans
- February 18, 2019

Cucuta , a border city that has been near the epicenter of Venezuela's migrant crisis, has been designated as one of several collection points in the opposition's aid strategy. The food and medicines are being stored there as Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro refuses to allow aid to enter the country. "We have to do something to save so many people who are suffering and dying for lack of medicine", she said. (more...)
Southern California motorists warned of more mountain snow Southern California motorists warned of more mountain snow
- February 18, 2019

In Northern California, a woman has been hospitalized with minor injuries after the Sausalito house she was in slid off its foundation early Thursday, down a hill and then crashed into another home, according to Capt. Drought Monitor reported Thursday. The water is a godsend for the state, which has experienced a prolonged and unsafe drought in recent years. The numbers reflect data gathered up to Tuesday. (more...)
Dispute over Jihadi brides returning to the UK Dispute over Jihadi brides returning to the UK
- February 18, 2019

You know, I didn't know what I was getting into when I left. In an interview with Sky News today, Ms Begum appealed to the British public for sympathy, saying: "I can't live in this camp forever". The paper revealed she was nine months' pregnant and that she wanted to come home to have her child. The teenager isn't the only Isis bride wanting to return. (more...)
Floors collapse at Russian university in St. Petersburg Floors collapse at Russian university in St. Petersburg
- February 18, 2019

The collapse may have been caused by fix work now underway, authorities said. Earlier reports said that 21 were trapped under rubble but the university rector, Vladimir Vasylyev, later said that was incorrect. St Petersburg's acting governor Alexander Beglov told journalists at the scene in the central city that 81 people were evacuated from the building. (more...)
Iran unveils first semi-heavy missile-equipped submarine Iran unveils first semi-heavy missile-equipped submarine
- February 18, 2019

Our defensive power is meant to defend our interests and we have never sought to attack any country'. Iranian Defense Minister Amir Hatami said the Fateh-class submarine was undergoing final tests before being integrated into the Islamic Republic's fleet. (more...)
McCabe's 60 Minutes Interview Prompts Lindsey Graham to Call for Senate Hearing McCabe's 60 Minutes Interview Prompts Lindsey Graham to Call for Senate Hearing
- February 18, 2019

Comey has said that Trump had been pressuring him to publicly declare that he was not a subject of the investigation. "Essentially, the president said he did not believe that the North Koreans had the capability to hit us here with ballistic missiles in the United States", McCabe said during the interview. (more...)
This Week in Westminster: more deadlock as Government faces another Brexit defeat This Week in Westminster: more deadlock as Government faces another Brexit defeat
- February 18, 2019

May is expected to be able to weather a defeat on the Government motion, but it would be another embarrassing blow as she seeks to get the European Union to agree to changes to her deal. The motion had urged MPs to confirm support for the approach agreed on January 29, when MPs voted in favour of Mrs May seeking "alternative arrangements" on the so-called Irish border backstop. (more...)

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