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White House Press Secretary Deems Police Shootings A White House Press Secretary Deems Police Shootings A "Local Issue"
- March 29, 2018

Sanders does admit that the Clark case is a "terrible incident", but was quick to reaffirm president Donald Trump's support of local police officers around the country. Not only has Trump shown minimal empathy for victims of police violence, but he's publicly expressed his approval for the types of police practices that have resulted in the deaths of unarmed black men. (more...)
Putin visits site of deadly blaze Putin visits site of deadly blaze
- March 29, 2018

Hundreds of firefighters were deployed to fight the blaze at the Winter Centre in the city of Kemerovo which also contained a sauna, multiplex cinema and bowling alley and is believed to have been packed with people. People lay flowers at a makeshift memorial in tribute to the victims of a fire at a shopping center in Kemerovo on March 27, 2018. "I think the reason for that tragedy is irresponsibility and corruption". (more...)
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation expels 7 Russian diplomats North Atlantic Treaty Organisation expels 7 Russian diplomats
- March 29, 2018

On Monday about 20 countries, including the United States, joined Britain in expelling Russian diplomats in response to the poisoning. London and its allies have blamed Moscow, citing the use of a Soviet-designed nerve agent Novichok, Russia's record of targeting dissidents and its history of aggression in recent years, from Crimea to cyber-attacks. (more...)
TripAdvisor to stop advertising on Laura Ingraham's show TripAdvisor to stop advertising on Laura Ingraham's show
- March 29, 2018

While Hogg acknowledged it's been "disappointing" for him and other leaders of the movement dealing with college rejections, he told TMZ's Harvey Levin he wasn't surprised: "I think there's a lot of wonderful people that don't get into college". (more...)
PNB fraud: Enforcement Directorate arrests vice-president of Nirav Modi's firm PNB fraud: Enforcement Directorate arrests vice-president of Nirav Modi's firm
- March 29, 2018

The statement reiterated that when the fraud was detected and reported to the authorities by PNB, the bank had communicated that it has a strong balance sheet to meet any contingent liabilities upon the bank. In what has been dubbed as the biggest fraud in India's banking history, two jeweller groups have been accused of defrauding banks by raising loans from overseas branches of Indian lenders using almost $2 billion of fraudulent guarantees issued by rogue PNB staff at a Mumbai branch. (more...)
IDF arrests two suspects who crossed Gaza border IDF arrests two suspects who crossed Gaza border
- March 29, 2018

The soldiers targeted a handful of "main instigators" who were trying to pull down portions of the fence, an army spokesperson said. The Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas , has warned Israel against carrying out any acts of aggression against the Palestinian people, saying the response to such acts would be "immediate". (more...)
PM Abbasi to visit Afghanistan: FO PM Abbasi to visit Afghanistan: FO
- March 29, 2018

According to a report by U.S. magazine Foreign Policy , the options under consideration by Trump administration include revoking Pakistan's status as a major non-NATO ally, permanently cutting off the USA military aid that was suspended two months ago, and even imposing visa bans or other sanctions on Pakistani officials deemed responsible for providing alleged support to the militants. (more...)
Love and hate: the many views of Malala Yousafzai Love and hate: the many views of Malala Yousafzai
- March 29, 2018

Student and education activist Malala Yousafzai has returned to her native Pakistan for the first time. Malala Yousafzai , once a teenage girl among many struggling to get an education in Pakistan is now a celebrated worldwide rights campaigner, Nobel laureate, and student at Oxford University. (more...)
Tamil Nadu CM calls on ministers to discuss Cauvery issue Tamil Nadu CM calls on ministers to discuss Cauvery issue
- March 29, 2018

Navaneethakrishnan claimed that his party had still not got any "concrete answer from Centre". When asked about the government's stand, Fisheries Minister D. Meanwhile, the Centre has chose to move the Supreme Court seeking clarification on its February 16 judgement on the Cauvery dispute. "I ask Tamil Nadu government to support TDP's no confidence motion", Stalin said. (more...)
Anna Hazare breaks fast after meeting Devendra Fadnavis Anna Hazare breaks fast after meeting Devendra Fadnavis
- March 29, 2018

However, I have been told by the government that the discussion on our demands was still underway at the PMO (Prime Minister's Office). Meanwhile, a man hurled a shoe towards the stage where Hazare, Fadnavis and Union minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat were present, but it was unclear who it was aimed at. (more...)
Kim meets Xi, pledges denuclearisation Kim meets Xi, pledges denuclearisation
- March 29, 2018

North Korea's Kim Jung Un and China's Xi Jinping met this week during an "unofficial" visit in Beijing . He added that denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula was now a possibility. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, a close ally of the president, is anxious about a less-than-ideal outcome. Abe must coordinate with Washington on future measures to be taken when he visits the United States next month. (more...)
'Wajid Zia admitted Nawaz has no connection with Avenfield property' 'Wajid Zia admitted Nawaz has no connection with Avenfield property'
- March 29, 2018

Accountability court on Wednesday issued detailed verdict on exemption from hearing plea of ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz in National Accountability Bureau (NAB) references. "Wajid Zia further deposed that the property was purchased by Nescol and Nielson and there was no documentary evidence to establish that Nawaz Sharif had made any payment for it or paid any utility bill", said Marriyum Aurangzeb while questioning why media is not highlighting this statement. (more...)
Attorney for porn star seeks to depose Trump on payment Attorney for porn star seeks to depose Trump on payment
- March 29, 2018

Avenatti also shared more detail about a March 21 meeting he had with Trump's lawyer, which he first revealed in a Wednesday morning filing moving to depose Trump and Cohen. A hearing is scheduled for 30 April in federal court in Los Angeles on the matter. In that case, the high court ruled that a sitting president is not granted significant protection from civil litigation, paving the way for Clinton to be questioned about his relationship with White House intern Monica Lewinsky. (more...)
Six kids believed to be in SUV that went off California cliff Six kids believed to be in SUV that went off California cliff
- March 29, 2018

Authorities in Northern California say they believe all six children from a family were in a vehicle that plunged off a coastal cliff. The Mendocino County sheriff reported Wednesday that while three of the children have not been found, they were believed to have been in the vehicle at the time of the crash. (more...)
Phoenix police ID man killed by officers serving a warrant Phoenix police ID man killed by officers serving a warrant
- March 29, 2018

On Feb. 23, Pennsylvania State Police Avondale EMTs found Anthony David Guizzetti, 30, of Landenberg, passed out in his auto in the Oxford Walmart parking lot after a heroin overdose. On Monday afternoon, police arrested 43-year-old Tou Ming Vang and 37-year-old Maiya Sandy Vue after serving a search warrant at their Broken Arrow home in the 2600 block of West Canton Place. (more...)
Trump Takes Infrastructure Pitch to OH as Sweeping Bill Stalls in Congress Trump Takes Infrastructure Pitch to OH as Sweeping Bill Stalls in Congress
- March 29, 2018

That led some lawmakers to say the plan could lead to construction of toll roads that are unpopular with commuters in order to pay for the upgraded roads or the sale of government assets to raise money. Trump's personal attorney and White House aides have denied the affair, but Trump has not commented himself on the allegations. The president has kept a relatively low profile since the broadcast, except for a series of tweets about trade and his pending meeting with North Korea's leader. (more...)
#ThemToo movement creates awareness for child sexual abuse #ThemToo movement creates awareness for child sexual abuse
- March 29, 2018

Replying to Abd Aziz's original question on the total number of child abuse and statutory rape cases, Azizah said from 2015 until 2017, there were 1,107 cases of child abuse. Police say EMS were called to the home at about 7:30 a.m. for a report of an unresponsive child. A similar pattern was reported by the Ministry itself in September previous year. (more...)
Government sends letter to Facebook over data breach Government sends letter to Facebook over data breach
- March 29, 2018

Wylie, who used to work with Cambridge Analytica , offered to produce documents related to the firm's operations in India if the lawmakers were interested to look into them. "Our services help clients target key groups within the population to influence their behaviour to realise a desired outcome", says one of the documents shared on Twitter. (more...)
Prince Harry's former Armed Forces comrades to take part in royal wedding Prince Harry's former Armed Forces comrades to take part in royal wedding
- March 29, 2018

Among the units invited are the Household Cavalry, with members taking on a role inside the royal residence's St. George's Chapel, where Harry and Meghan will exchange vows. Prince Harry, who holds several positions in the Armed Forces, joined the regiment of The Blues and Royals in April 2006, after completing his military training at The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. (more...)
UK Jewish groups accuse Labour of tolerating anti-Semitism UK Jewish groups accuse Labour of tolerating anti-Semitism
- March 29, 2018

Jewish community leaders have said they are ready to meet Corbyn but they issued a list of demands they wanted to be met before agreeing on a time and place, the report said. Mr Corbyn letter was a response to an open letter by the two Jewish community groups in which they accused the Labour leader of being "ideologically fixed within a far-left worldview that is instinctively hostile to mainstream Jewish communities". (more...)
Don Jr. And Eric Trump Tag Team Jeb! On Twitter Don Jr. And Eric Trump Tag Team Jeb! On Twitter
- March 29, 2018

Aside from his jokes about the president, Bush said he wanted politics to return to a politer discourse rather than the aggressive, combatitive, personality-politics of the past election. praises "Roseanne" reboot, says she should host a late-night show Does President Trump need to tell the truth about Stormy Daniels? #PleaseClap referred to Bush's famous February 2016 speech in New Hampshire, when the crowd was so silent that a defeated Bush said, " Please clap ". (more...)
'I need to take a deep breath': David Warner breaks his silence
- March 29, 2018

I'm deeply sorry". However, Cricket Australia Chief James Sutherland on Wednesday told the media that Lehmann had no idea of the ball tampering plan and that he had a heated walkie-talkie exchange with 12th man Peter Handscomb as soon as footages of Bancroft trying to rub a foreign object on the ball were played on television screens across the world. (more...)
High Court judge convicts Matiang'i, Boinnet over Miguna's detention High Court judge convicts Matiang'i, Boinnet over Miguna's detention
- March 29, 2018

Kihara said the State officers had not violated court orders saying they were committed to protecting and enforcing the rule of law. Should they fail to present themselves in court, he will still proceed with the sentencing, he warned. ODM leader Raila Odinga. On Wednesday Matiangí, Boinnet and Kihalangwa were instructed to appear before the court but they did not. State lawyers told Justice Odunga that Matiangi and Boinnet were unable to attend the court session since they were ... (more...)
Donald Trump tweets firing of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin Donald Trump tweets firing of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin
- March 29, 2018

Thanking Mr Shulkin in a tweet, he said he meant to nominate Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson , who gave him his first medical as president in January. A Navy rear admiral, Jackson is a surprise choice to succeed Shulkin, a former Obama administration official and the first non-veteran ever to head the VA. (more...)
Bach arrives in North Korea for historic visit Bach arrives in North Korea for historic visit
- March 29, 2018

In a statement from its headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland, the IOC said Bach's delegation will be in North Korea until Saturday morning at the invitation of its National Olympic Committee. Further moves saw a squad of cheerleaders deployed and, arguably most significantly of all, a high-level North Korean delegation travelled which included Kim Yo-jong - the sister of leader Kim Jong-un. (more...)

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