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Global Treasury Department announces new Russian Federation sanctions
Author: 0 Treasury Department announces new Russian Federation sanctions

Reaction to cyberattacks: Officials have sent security alerts to energy companies who they say are being deliberately targeted in Russian "network reconnaissance" operations involving control systems that run United States factories and the country's electrical grid.

Global Shoes protest for child gun victims
Author: 0 Shoes protest for child gun victims

For Avaaz activists, the shoes were an important way to advocate for gun control. Emma Ruby-Sachs, deputy director of Avaaz that planned the shoe memorial, said: "This is really about putting the human cost of refusing to pass gun control at the doorstep of lawmakers ".

Global Bharatiya Janata Party Suffers Shock Defeat in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar By-polls
Author: 0 Bharatiya Janata Party Suffers Shock Defeat in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar By-polls

The Akhilesh Yadav led Samajwadi Party (SP) stunned BJP by winning Phulpur and Gorakhpur Lok Sabha seats. The participants in the debate included Dinesh Singh, BJP leader, Manoj Yadav, Samajwadi Party spokesperson , Anil Dubey of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), Onkar Singh of Congress party and Govindpant Raju, consulting editor of APN .

Global White House aide John McEntee fired, under investigation
Author: 0 White House aide John McEntee fired, under investigation

President Trump's personal assistant was let go on Monday - escorted from the White House without being allowed to get his coat, according to reports. Mr McEntee, who was most recently seen travelling to Pennsylvania with Mr Trump for a rally on Saturday, was expected to join the president in California on Tuesday before his sacking.

Global Turkish Military Says It Has Encircled Syrian Town of Afrin
Author: 0 Turkish Military Says It Has Encircled Syrian Town of Afrin

Cavusoglu said Tuesday that Turkey and the United States would decide on a plan for the process during talks scheduled for March 19, but said Turkish forces would carry out a military operation if the discussions fail. The Central Military Media says the army on Tuesday entered the district and took control of points previously held by the gunmen. The Russian Defense Ministry said Gen.

Global President Trump Invited By Governor Brown To Visit Central Valley
Author: 0 President Trump Invited By Governor Brown To Visit Central Valley

The scene was quiet on both sides of the border Tuesday morning as Trump flew to San Diego. "You see in California we are focusing on bridges, not walls", Brown said. Seeking to capitalize on pledges to focus on the nation's infrastructure, California Gov. In fact, these laws simply ensure that state actors comply with the U.S.

Global Judge Rules Powerball Winner 'Jane Doe' Can Remain Anonymous
Author: 0 Judge Rules Powerball Winner 'Jane Doe' Can Remain Anonymous

The stress set in after Doe purchased the winning ticket from Reeds Ferry Market in Merrimack, N.H. on January 6. Jane Doe , as the victor had identified herself in a January 29 complaint , said she had been in a panic when the winning numbers were announced on January 6.

Global Parliament proceedings disrupted for the 4th day
Author: 0 Parliament proceedings disrupted for the 4th day

While the AIADMK was demanding setting up of the Cauvery Board to settle water disputes with neighbouring states, few others were seen holding placards of Dravidian movement founder Thanthai Periyar, whose statue was defaced recently in Tamil Nadu.

Global Helicopter crashes in New York City's East River
Author: 0 Helicopter crashes in New York City's East River

New York City Police Commissioner James O'Neill said the aircraft was registered to Liberty Helicopters, a sightseeing and charter service in New York, and was on a private charter "photo shoot". Police are advising drivers to expect heavy traffic and emergency personnel in the area. Twitter footage captured the moment a helicopter crashed into the East River.

Global Trump's military parade set for Veterans' Day
Author: 0 Trump's military parade set for Veterans' Day

Trump had directed the Pentagon to plan a parade for later this year, possibly on Veterans Day , to showcase the USA military's strength. In a Pentagon memo released to CNN on Friday, the Department of Defense is now moving forward with a plan of a parade.

Author: 0 With tariffs, Trump reopens GOP split that had healed with tax reform

Chalk the latest split up to tariffs. Both houses of Congress have Republican majorities. Schumer and others said Trump should focus on the punitive trade levies on China and other global competitors who have flooded the US market with cheap steel and aluminum, undercutting American manufacturers of those products.

Global Euthanasia and beyond: on the Supreme Court's verdict
Author: 0 Euthanasia and beyond: on the Supreme Court's verdict

OR was the first USA state to legalise "assisted suicide". The petition was referred to a Constitution Bench in 2014. While the centre was on board on allowing passive euthanasia , it opposed the concept of living will . In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court today allowed the " living will " made by terminally-ill patients for passive euthanasia . The court had in last October taken up the plea, but then chosen to reserve its order.

Global Warriors' Stephen Curry leaves Spurs game with tweaked ankle
Author: 0 Warriors' Stephen Curry leaves Spurs game with tweaked ankle

In Thursday night's game, Curry was fouled by Spurs guard Dejounte Murray on a layup attempt two minutes into the game and came down awkwardly on his right foot. If that wasn't enough, the Warriors will likely be without Curry, who suffered yet another ankle injury. Curry would finish the game with just 2 points in 2 minutes of action.

Global Police responding to hostage situation at home for military veterans in California
Author: 0 Police responding to hostage situation at home for military veterans in California

The shooter initially took multiple hostages. California Highway Patrol Assistant Chief Chris Childs said the suspect exchanged gunfire with police, but that there are no reported injuries. As Ibanez arrived at the scene, he was told by SWAT to stay behind something, "because this guy has an automatic weapon". A woman who lives on the property tells KTVU she is safe, and is now on lockdown.

Global Moon envoys to brief Washington on North Korea agreements
Author: 0 Moon envoys to brief Washington on North Korea agreements

The South Korean envoys were expected to brief US officials on North Korea's stance on possible future talks with Washington and its apparent willingness to suspend nuclear tests if the security of the North's government is assured. When asked if he believes "the North Koreans are prepared to give up their nuclear weapons?" he replied: "We're going to see". "I think that's been a factor, but the sanctions have been very , very strong, and very biting".

Global Drunk man runs from cops, gets hit by his own vehicle
Author: 0 Drunk man runs from cops, gets hit by his own vehicle

Police say they initially pulled Bonsu over Sunday for an apparent equipment violation. Authorities said 30-year-old Isaac Bonsu led police on a chase and jumped out of the auto to led officers on a foot pursuit in the Mount Vernon area of Fairfax County.

Global Birmingham police: 2 students injured in shooting at Huffman High School
Author: 0 Birmingham police: 2 students injured in shooting at Huffman High School

Download our fantastic, new and improved free App for the best ever Sun Online experience. One student has been killed at a high school in a suburb of Birmingham, Alabama, while another is in critical condition. He added, "We are asking questions from the staff, the students, anyone who was in that area". Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin said the girl who was killed was a graduating senior who had been accepted into college.

Global DACA was supposed to end Monday. It didn't, but DREAMERs remain anxious
Author: 0 DACA was supposed to end Monday. It didn't, but DREAMERs remain anxious

Trump himself relentlessly thrust himself into the thorny debate, tweeting about Democrats "blowing the one great opportunity they have" to forge a deal. we get really serious about it", number two Senate Democrat Dick Durbin told National Public Radio. March 5 was the deadline for Congress to come up with a legislative solution.

Global 'Not backing down' on tariffs
Author: 0 'Not backing down' on tariffs

Experts and business leaders have warned, however, that should the tariffs go ahead, the blowback could hurt USA industries, particularly in the event of a trade war with a major trading partner. Mr. Trump appeared unbowed Sunday, as he tweeted that American "Steel and Aluminum industries are dead". Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and President Donald Trump hold a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, on July 7, 2017.

Global Italy's voters ditch the centre and ride a populist wave
Author: 0 Italy's voters ditch the centre and ride a populist wave

If the centre-right fails to clinch a majority, then the Five Star Movement, an anti-establishment party that was founded nine years ago by former comedian Beppe Grillo, will emerge as the single most powerful party in Italy and decisive in a future coalition, having won up to 31% of the vote, according to early results that were not yet final.

Global Korea has used chemical weapons
Author: 0 Korea has used chemical weapons

On Saturday, the North's foreign ministry spokesperson reportedly said that the country is willing to prepare for dialogue with the United States in which the 2 sides discuss and resolve issues of mutual concern on equal footing. "There had been no case at all where we sat with the USA on any precondition, and this will be the case in the future, too". Trump has also threatened to use military force if diplomacy fails to end the nuclear crisis.

Global Tiger Woods to play at Innisbrook
Author: 0 Tiger Woods to play at Innisbrook

The Valspar Championship at Innisbrook Resort's Copperhead Course will represent Woods' fourth PGA Tour start of the season. The 42-year-old may be making his debut in the Valspar Championship but has a great record at the Arnold Palmer Invitational .

Global China begins legal overhaul to remove Xi Jinping's presidential term limits
Author: 0 China begins legal overhaul to remove Xi Jinping's presidential term limits

Adding to the political stakes in China , Trump's announcement came ahead of next week's meeting of its ceremonial legislature, the year's most prominent political event. Xi, for the moment, holds all three positions. Some have dug out earlier warnings by Deng Xiaoping and Jiang Zemin about the dangers of lifetime appointments and of predicating the stability of the country and party on the authority of one or two individuals, he said.

Global Russia's Gazprom to terminate gas contracts with Ukraine
Author: 0 Russia's Gazprom to terminate gas contracts with Ukraine

However, Gazprom does not agree with the decision of the Stockholm Arbitration to pay compensation to Naftogaz. "The arbitrators explained their decision with the sharp deterioration in the state of the Ukrainian economy. These issues followed the Stockholm arbitration court ruling Wednesday which found mainly in favor of Naftogaz in the case of a disputed transit contract with Gazprom.

Global Alec Baldwin says impersonating Trump is like 'agony'
Author: 0 Alec Baldwin says impersonating Trump is like 'agony'

Donald Trump has tweeted his displeasure over Alec Baldwin's comment that impersonating the USA president is "agony", and suggested that Saturday Night Live ( SNL ) should replace the actor. Later, the leader-of-the-free-world and former reality TV star deleted the tweet, leading to back-and-forth of Twitter barbs . Tweet #3: "And Mr. President...please ask your wife to stop calling me for SNL tickets.

Global Dem Rep Slams White House 'Grifters' like Jared Kushner
Author: 0 Dem Rep Slams White House 'Grifters' like Jared Kushner

Given the on-again-off-again nature of Thursday's announcement and subsequent lack of details, there was more than a suspicion that the trade move had been fast-tracked to distract from a disastrous week. She's calling the video "cheesy" and says that "we don't think it's responsible". Advisers wonder now who will step into the role of presidential whisperer - a job ever more important as stumbling blocks continue to arise, including the mounting stack of indictments in Robert Mueller's ...

Global Iraqi court gives death penalty to Turkish women
Author: 0 Iraqi court gives death penalty to Turkish women

Iraqi forces take position on a road as they advance towards Al-Ayadieh village, the last remaining active front line near Tal Afar, during an operation to retake the city from the Islamic State (IS) group on August 29, 2017. In December, the Iraqi authorities declared a full victory over the group, which captured almost one-third of the country's territory in 2014. Human rights organizations and observers contend that the legal process in Iraq is not fair.

Global Donald Trump Sides with General Kelly in Security Squabble with Jared Kushner
Author: 0 Donald Trump Sides with General Kelly in Security Squabble with Jared Kushner

Kelly's change only applies to clearances for access to the apex of the classification pyramid - top secret and sensitive compartmented information - not to lower-level clearances required to handle secret or confidential information. One, Kelly has indeed been a restraining influence on Trump, even if that is hard to believe. But on Friday, CNN revealed that Kushner hasn't obtained a full security clearance partly because of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation ...

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