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Jacob Zuma, South Africa's corruption-plagued president, has resigned Jacob Zuma, South Africa's corruption-plagued president, has resigned
- February 16, 2018

Ramaphosa was elected without a vote after being the only candidate nominated in the parliament in Cape Town , chief justice Mogoeng Mogoeng told assembled lawmakers. Zuma had been in power since 2009. South Africa's ruling party welcomed Zuma's resignation after months of growing public anger over multiple corruption allegations. (more...)
Violent passengers thrown off Carnival Legend cruise ship Violent passengers thrown off Carnival Legend cruise ship
- February 16, 2018

Passengers on a 10-day cruise to the South Pacific have described it as a "cruise from hell" after alleging ongoing violence between two groups. Some are now contacting Carnival Cruise Line online asking for refunds for future trips as they are concerned about safety. (more...)
Turkey proposes joint-US plan to remove Kurd militia from Syria's Manbij Turkey proposes joint-US plan to remove Kurd militia from Syria's Manbij
- February 16, 2018

Dozens of demonstrators have marched to a building where top United States and Turkish diplomats are seeking to ease some of the worst tensions in years between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies on February 16. rout ISIS in eastern Syria have begun leaving to help their compatriots in Afrin. Turkey is riled over Washington's support to the YPG - the top USA ally in the fight against the Islamic State group. (more...)
The suspected Florida shooter was reportedly involved with a white supremacist group The suspected Florida shooter was reportedly involved with a white supremacist group
- February 16, 2018

Trump said he will visit Parkland, where the shooting took place, and meet with local officials and families. Three of them, including this horrific Florida one, have occurred in the last five months. The first victim to be publically named was assistant football coach and school caretaker Aaron Feis who is said to have died while shielding a student from the shooter. (more...)
Trump to address nation on deadly mass shooting Trump to address nation on deadly mass shooting
- February 16, 2018

The Valentine's Day massacre came as Cruz's old friends claimed they always knew he would carry out such an attack, and that he had been troubled since the death of his adopted mom from flu. Nicole Baltzer, 18, said she was in trigonometry class about 10 minutes before the end of the school day when the fire alarm went off. The FBI said it had discovered YouTube comments from a " nikolas cruz " who said they wanted to become a " professional school shooter ", but were unable to verify who ... (more...)
President Trump wants to fix America's crumbling infrastructure
- February 16, 2018

Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., and Sen. But a White House spokeswoman said "everything is on the table" in the infrastructure plan and the gas tax has "pros and cons". The Administration expects the federal allocation will draw matching funds from cities, states, and the private sector, resulting in a $1.5 trillion total investment in repairs and new construction. (more...)
Aiyaary banned in Pakistan after Akshay Kumar film Pad Man Aiyaary banned in Pakistan after Akshay Kumar film Pad Man
- February 16, 2018

Being an Indian patriotic film , " Aiyaary " falls next in line for the slew of Indian patriotic films to be banned in Pakistan. It seems that the season of banning films never ends in Pakistan and India, and film Aiyaary is the latest target. (more...)
Huge sinkhole on Rome street swallows cars Huge sinkhole on Rome street swallows cars
- February 16, 2018

One woman told Italian state broadcaster Rai: "In the last days while the workers were working, I felt the floor of the house tremble and we were very anxious". A leaking water main undetectable from the surface weakened the ground beneath the street, municipal Public Works Secretary Freddy Arauco told reporters. (more...)
CBI registers FIR against Gitanjali group in $1.8 bn fraud case CBI registers FIR against Gitanjali group in $1.8 bn fraud case
- February 16, 2018

The CBI was confident about getting a location of Modi and his family by today, they said. The question as to why the PNB did not send a complaint to the CBI and chose to give it in tranches is also under the scanner of the agency, they said. (more...)
Donald Trump promises to act on mental health following school massacre Donald Trump promises to act on mental health following school massacre
- February 16, 2018

The student made a joke regarding Wednesday's mass shooting of a high school in Florida. For a brief moment after the Las Vegas massacre last fall, Republicans and Democrats in Congress talked about taking a rare step to tighten the nation's gun laws. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation was warned about alleged shooter in September Federal Bureau of Investigation was warned about alleged shooter in September
- February 16, 2018

Yet, anyone who is at least 18 and clears a criminal background check can legally buy a rifle or shotgun in the United States. If the school considered Cruz enough of a threat to send warnings out to teachers, why wouldn't they notify the school district? Nikolas Cruz appears in a police booking photo after being charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder following a Parkland school shooting, at Broward County Jail in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on February 15. (more...)
India woman held for 'posing' as groom for a dowry India woman held for 'posing' as groom for a dowry
- February 16, 2018

Krishna Sen, who also goes by the name of "Sweety Sen", used to pose as a man in terms of looks and enticed women on Facebook and later married them, the Nainital police told Hindustan Times . A year ago in October, Sen's first wife lodged a complaint against Sen in Kathgodam police station under charges of dowry and domestic violence. The woman's family gave in to the fraudster's demands and gave her Rs 8.5 lakhs to set up her own factory. (more...)
Turkey demands United States expel Kurds from anti-ISIS force Turkey demands United States expel Kurds from anti-ISIS force
- February 16, 2018

Washington hopes to cooperate with Ankara to minimize threats against Turkey and continue the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), U.S. "We continue to collaborate on ways to ensure their legitimate concerns are addressed". There are less than 1,000 IS fighters estimated remaining in Iraq and Syria. (more...)
North Korea could drive a wedge between the US and South Korea North Korea could drive a wedge between the US and South Korea
- February 16, 2018

You could nearly feel the ripple of excitement as Kim Yo-jong walked into the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games. "(The visit) shows that North Korea has a strong will to improve inter-Korean relations and that Pyongyang can make unprecedented and bold measures if deemed necessary", it added. (more...)
Johnson's charm offensive fails to win over Brexit critics Johnson's charm offensive fails to win over Brexit critics
- February 16, 2018

Labour MP Chuka Umunna, a leading supporter of Open Britain supporter, described Johnson's speech as an "astonishing exercise in hypocrisy". Johnson is among those pushing for a harder Brexit, which would move Britain away from European Union rules, and he said on Wednesday the country should be allowed to take a different approach to regulation in areas such as financial services and medical technology. (more...)
Family left devastated following discovery of woman's body in Dublin Family left devastated following discovery of woman's body in Dublin
- February 16, 2018

Police have discovered the body of a missing woman in a wardrobe in a house where a man jumped out of the window and injured himself. The deceased woman's uncle, John Curry, says the family is devastated. "Then we got a phonecall. The guards broke in, found her body in a wardrobe", Curry said. "All I can say is why, why, why, why? I'm just devastated", he added. (more...)
Pence says White House could have handled Porter issue better Pence says White House could have handled Porter issue better
- February 16, 2018

Mr Kelly has made more than his share of enemies within the White House over the last six months, as he limited access to a president who has occasionally been predisposed to distraction. " Some are old and some are new", Trump tweeted . 'There is no recovery for someone falsely accused - life and career are gone. Scores of White House officials appointed by President Trump's administration lacked permanent security clearances 10 months into his tenure, according to new reports . (more...)
China's military might growing fast, can soon rival us: top US official China's military might growing fast, can soon rival us: top US official
- February 16, 2018

Harris told the House Armed Services Committee that the new facilities included "aircraft hangers, barracks facilities, radar facilities, weapon emplacements [and] 10,000-foot runways". "Clearly a charm offensive, and I think that it behooves us and our great allies not to be charmed, and consider North Korea for the regime it is, and to deal with it on the basis of fact and not charm", stated Admiral Harris. (more...)
Pistons beat Hawks to end 3-game skid Pistons beat Hawks to end 3-game skid
- February 16, 2018

Detroit took a commanding 82-61 lead into the fourth quarter. They got rolling and then the other guys got back in the game and didn't play any defense, either. "He probably should have had 14 or 15 assists, but we kept missing wide-open looks and layups", Van Gundy said. The Pistons fouled two 3-point shots in the final minute along with allowing a three-point play, much to Van Gundy's disgust. (more...)
Olympics men's hockey, Canada vs. Switzerland results and highlights
- February 16, 2018

The U.S. head into the second round with the highest number of shots in the tournament at 137, but are more than four full percentage points behind Canada in scoring efficiency. Genevieve Lacasse of Kingston, Ont., made 44 saves in Canada's net and stopped Jocelyne Lamoreux-Davidson on a penalty shot in the second period. (more...)
Vlogger Says He Warned FBI of 'Nikolas Cruz' in September Vlogger Says He Warned FBI of 'Nikolas Cruz' in September
- February 16, 2018

Fourteen people were wounded, three of whom remain in a critical condition. From there, Nelson says it's important parents understand what policies are in place at their child's school. A video monitor shows school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz , left, with public defender Melisa McNeille, making an appearance before Judge Kim Theresa Mollica in Broward County Court, Thursday, Feb. (more...)
Defense Attorney: Shooting Suspect Defense Attorney: Shooting Suspect "Broken And Troubled"
- February 16, 2018

At one point during the vigil, some in the crowd began shouting, "No more guns!" They were aware that Cruz was in possession of a military-style assault weapon, he said, which two law enforcement officials told ABC News was legally purchased by Cruz within the past year from a federally licensed dealer. (more...)
Watchdog group files complaint to remove Jared Kushner's temporary security clearance Watchdog group files complaint to remove Jared Kushner's temporary security clearance
- February 16, 2018

Among them are some of the most-recognized people in the Trump administration. Last Friday , Trump praised the work Porter had done as part of his staff, said he hoped he still had a successful career ahead of him, and pointed out to reporters that, "He says he's innocent , and I think you have to remember that". (more...)
B. Riley Weighs in on Gulfport Energy Co.'s FY2017 Earnings (GPOR)
- February 16, 2018

HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) has risen 7.08% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 45.93% the S&P500. The stock of Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ: GPOR ) is a huge mover today! Williams Capital set a $18.00 price target on shares of Gulfport Energy and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a report on Monday, October 23rd. (more...)
#JK: Night temperatures improve in Jammu & Kashmir #JK: Night temperatures improve in Jammu & Kashmir
- February 16, 2018

The arterial road, which has been closed since Monday, was briefly re-opened for traffic on Tuesday but had to be closed again due to landslides. "The decision of reopening Srinagar-Jammu highway will be taken on Thursday morning", he said. (more...)

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