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Assad visits army positions in eastern Ghouta Assad visits army positions in eastern Ghouta
- March 18, 2018

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday visited army positions in Syria's eastern Ghouta, the president's Telegram account said. Eastern Ghouta, a 105-square-km agricultural region consisting of several towns and farmlands, poses the last threat to the capital due to its proximity to government-controlled neighborhoods east of Damascus and ongoing mortar attacks that target residential areas in the capital, pushing people over the edge. (more...)
Vladimir Putin decisively re-elected as Russian president: preliminary results
- March 18, 2018

The election was marred by allegations of ballot stuffing across Russian Federation, where officials were anxious about a lack of enthusiasm among 111 million eligible voters. In response, London expelled 23 Russian diplomats, prompting a tit-for-tat move by Moscow. But he seems certain to extend his rule to 2024 despite a lacklustre campaign and a litany of domestic problems such as widespread poverty and poor healthcare. (more...)
Trey Gowdy to Trump, lawyer: 'When you're innocent . act like it' Trey Gowdy to Trump, lawyer: 'When you're innocent . act like it'
- March 18, 2018

In an interview with " Fox News Sunday", Gowdy said he disagrees. "If the allegation is collusion with the Russians, and there is no evidence of that, and you're innocent of that, act like it", Gowdy said. The finding challenged a previous determination made by US intelligence agencies, and Gowdy himself appeared to contest the Republican conclusion in a later statement. (more...)
Police Arrest Dozens For Animal Sacrifice Within Texas Police Arrest Dozens For Animal Sacrifice Within Texas
- March 18, 2018

According to a report for News4Jax sister station KSAT, when deputies arrived they saw dead chickens, goats and other animals in the garage, as well as some animal heads. "[ I was] very shocked because it is not something you hear every day, so it is not something that happens here ", Tony Jimenez said. The 11 people arrested are aged between 23 and 65 and will face charges including misdemeanour cruelty to non-livestock animals, authorities said. (more...)
Israeli forces capture terrorist behind murder of Rabbi Itamar Ben Gal Israeli forces capture terrorist behind murder of Rabbi Itamar Ben Gal
- March 18, 2018

The terrorist who stabbed Rabbi Itamar Ben Gal to death in February was caught in Nablus, also known as Shechem, early Sunday along with numerous suspects who hid him from law enforcement. The arrest comes on the heels of a auto ramming attack by a Palestinian near Jenin in the northern West Bank on Friday that killed two Israeli soldiers and wounded two others, according to the army. (more...)
Putin Wins Fresh Six-Year Term in Russian Election Putin Wins Fresh Six-Year Term in Russian Election
- March 18, 2018

Russian President and Presidential candidate Vladimir Putin at a polling station during the presidential election in Moscow , Russia March 18, 2018. "Things are all right for us", said Alexei. "I will not go to vote. This is just a circus show", she said. His approval rating shot even higher after the annexation of Crimea in 2014. (more...)
SNL Just Spoofed The Chaotic State Of Trump's White House
- March 18, 2018

When "Cooper" asks "Sessions" exactly why Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy director Andrew McCabe was axed Friday, McKinnon explains: "Mr. McCabe was in clear violation because of his. "Call Jurassic Park because the Rexy is loose!" he exclaims, while attempting to impersonate a Tyrannosaurus Rex. Cooper presses on, asking the group if they have any predictions on who is out the door next. (more...)
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang endorsed for a second five-year term Chinese Premier Li Keqiang endorsed for a second five-year term
- March 18, 2018

For his part, Xi now has a clear path to ruling the country indefinitely as the parliament voted last week to abolish the two five-year terms limit for the president . In another sign of Li's diminishing stature in government affairs, Xi's former antigraft buster and trade negotiator, the economist Wang Qishan, was appointed vice president on Saturday. (more...)
Russian Federation announces plan to expel 23 British diplomats Russian Federation announces plan to expel 23 British diplomats
- March 18, 2018

Former military intelligence agent Sergei Skripal had been pardoned and was "no longer a threat to Russia", Nebenzia argued, but at the same time, he could clearly serve as "the flawless victim who could justify any unthinkable lie, any kind of untruth tarnishing Russia". (more...)
Coast Guard Responds To Disabled Ferry Off Martha's Vineyard Coast Guard Responds To Disabled Ferry Off Martha's Vineyard
- March 18, 2018

The Woods Hole, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket Steamship Authorities told CBS Boston in a statement that the ferry lost power to the main engines about 15 minutes into the 45-minute trip. Coast Guard Petty Officer Cynthia Oldham said they responded immediately after the captain reported they were "dead in the water". There were 72 passengers and 14 crew members aboard, the statement said. (more...)
JOYN Advisors Inc. Takes Position in On Assignment, Inc. (ASGN)
- March 18, 2018

On Assignment Inc now has $4.40 billion valuation. The stock increased 2.12% or $1.77 during the last trading session, reaching $85.15. About 802,449 shares traded or 176.00% up from the average. Elk Creek Partners Limited Com has 406,324 shares for 1.37% of their portfolio. On Assignment, Inc . The company has a market capitalization of $4,317.56, a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.95, a PEG ratio of 2.20 and a beta of 2.03. (more...)
Snow and ice warnings in place for Saturday and Sunday Snow and ice warnings in place for Saturday and Sunday
- March 18, 2018

This will only get worse overnight as London plunges into sub-zero temperatures. The Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government said all relevant agencies had severe weather emergency plans in place. Flight operations at Dublin airport were suspended for 40 minutes on Sunday morning to clear snow from the runway, but have since resumed. Later today and especially this evening, showers will turn more readily to snow in eastern areas, even at lower levels and some accumulations of ... (more...)
Polls open across Russian Federation Polls open across Russian Federation
- March 18, 2018

The eight presidential candidates were barred from campaigning Saturday, but the message to voters was clear from billboards celebrating Russian greatness - a big theme of Putin's leadership - and Kremlin-friendly media coverage. She said she wouldn't go to vote if she wasn't forced to. "What for?" Boris Limarev, a 39-year-old manager, said as he walked his dog near a polling station in Saint Petersburg. (more...)
PM Theresa May: Expulsion of British diplomats 'doesn't change the facts' PM Theresa May: Expulsion of British diplomats 'doesn't change the facts'
- March 18, 2018

It also said it is ordering the closure in Russian Federation of the British Council, a government-backed organization for cultural and scientific cooperation, and is ending an agreement to reopen the British consulate in St. Czech foreign minister Martin Stropnicky said the claims were "unsubstantiated" and "a classic way of manipulating information in the public space", while Sweden also "forcefully" rejected the suggestion. (more...)
Putin votes in Russian presidential poll Putin votes in Russian presidential poll
- March 18, 2018

British newspapers on Sunday said the government was looking to pass emergency legislation to make it easier to seize assets in Britain acquired with dirty Russian money. Russia's ambassador to the EU, Vladimir Chizhov, prompted a strong rebuttal when he suggested the poison may have come from the Porton Down laboratory, which is around eight miles from Salisbury. (more...)
No personality, no class, scared No personality, no class, scared
- March 18, 2018

However, while the European exit produced a rather upbeat reaction from the Special One, he was absolutely livid with the nature of his team's victory against the Seagulls. "I think sometimes, managers get in their head that there's a player not for them", Scholes said on BT Sport . "The flawless Manchester United player is the one that has quality and personality and is consistent on that". (more...)
New European sanctions would affect nuclear deal New European sanctions would affect nuclear deal
- March 18, 2018

He said they will be making a big mistake and they will see the direct result of that on the nuclear deal. "This is the third meeting that we have had with the E3, (we) had very good discussions". "We are ready to take steps to address these concerns". On Friday, Iranian state media reported that Germany, the United Kingdom and France have proposed that the European Union impose new sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missile program as well as its interference and presence in Syria, ... (more...)
Russian Federation to Expel 23 UK Diplomats as Spy Row Intensifies Russian Federation to Expel 23 UK Diplomats as Spy Row Intensifies
- March 18, 2018

An invitation for Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to visit Britain has been cancelled, and May said British ministers and royals will not attend the soccer World Cup in Russia this summer. Mr Stoltenberg said he expected the response to Russian Federation to be reassessed at July's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit, telling German media the Salisbury attack followed a pattern of Russian Federation "becoming more unpredictable and more aggressive". (more...)
Britain says Russian Federation secretly stockpiling deadly nerve agent used in attack Britain says Russian Federation secretly stockpiling deadly nerve agent used in attack
- March 18, 2018

The results should be known in about two weeks, Britain's foreign ministry said. Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said: "We are learning more about Sergei and Yulia's movements but we need to be clearer around their exact movements on the morning of the incident". (more...)
Anger as Ukraine doesn't allow Russians to vote
- March 18, 2018

Russian election officials said turnout was high, with nearly 64% of registered voters casting ballots in the Kamchatka region, while in remote Chukotka, which has 33,208 eligible voters, officials reported over 76% turnout, RIA-Novosti reported. (more...)
Sweden wraps up talks with visiting N. Korean Sweden wraps up talks with visiting N. Korean
- March 18, 2018

North Korea completed construction of the Yongbyon ELWR in 2013. He will be joined by officials from Cheong Wa Dae and the unification ministry. Local media in Finland have reported that Choe is to stay in Finland for two days and the (quote)"unofficial" meeting will take place at Japanese embassy in Helsinki. (more...)
1 killed in fire at adult bookstore in San Francisco 1 killed in fire at adult bookstore in San Francisco
- March 18, 2018

It was upgraded to a three and eventually four-alarm fire less than an hour later. Photos and video posted to social media showed a massive fire involving an entire building at 659 Union Street. When she stepped out, she saw smoke and soon flames rising into the sky. "It was raining burnt ashes", Abouesh said. San Francisco Supervisors London Breed and Aaron Peskin were on the scene as well as Mayor Mark Farrell. (more...)
Russia's Doing Something A Little Different To Get Voters To The Polls Russia's Doing Something A Little Different To Get Voters To The Polls
- March 18, 2018

A 43-year-old mechanic said he questioned whether it was worth voting. The eight presidential candidates were barred from campaigning Sunday, but much-loved entertainers appealed to voters in a televised message aired throughout the day to fulfill their civic duty and go to the polls. (more...)
Russian presidential elections result to be out tomorrow Russian presidential elections result to be out tomorrow
- March 18, 2018

The Foreign Secretary said the Kremlin's tit-for-tat expulsion of 23 British diplomats and the closures of the British consulate in St Petersburg and the British Council would only impact Vladimir Putin's compatriots, adding that while the United Kingdom has "friends across the world", Russian Federation "does not". (more...)
Boris Johnson accuses Russian Federation of stockpiling nerve agent Boris Johnson accuses Russian Federation of stockpiling nerve agent
- March 18, 2018

A Foreign Office spokesman dismissed the claims as "nonsense". Sky sources have also said authorities are investigating whether the nerve agent used in the attack was administered via the ventilation system in Russian Mr Skripal's vehicle. (more...)

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