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Far-right radio host Michael Savage weighing Senate bid in California Far-right radio host Michael Savage weighing Senate bid in California
- March 01, 2018

For the first time, California's senior senator Dianne Feinstein failed to win the backing of her party in a reelection bid. State Senate leader Kevin de León ( photo left ), a fellow Democrat mounting a progressive challenge to Sen. (more...)
Jacinda Ardern asked when baby was conceived by 'smitten' TV interviewer Jacinda Ardern asked when baby was conceived by 'smitten' TV interviewer
- March 01, 2018

While the USA ultimately failed to put its first female president in place, over in New Zealand, the country's prime minister, Jacinda Ardern , has been guiding the country since last October, following it up by announcing her pregnancy in January. (more...)
Iraqi court sentences 16 Turkish women to death for joining IS Iraqi court sentences 16 Turkish women to death for joining IS
- March 01, 2018

Since August, Iraq has detained and tried hundreds of women and children to uncover involvement with ISIS. In January, a court sentenced a German woman to death on charges of providing logistical support to IS, and a Turkish woman was earlier this month also handed the death penalty. (more...)
Israel arrests 10 Palestinians linked to teen protester Ahed Tamimi Israel arrests 10 Palestinians linked to teen protester Ahed Tamimi
- March 01, 2018

There are altogether 20 Palestinians arrested during the raids, including minors and an injured boy. Ahed Tamimi was arrested four days after the confrontation, and Israeli forces stormed her home again. As the rights group Defense for Children International reported last week, Israeli military courts convict over 99 percent of Palestinian detainees, but have frequently been accused of accepting what former prisoners say were false confessions they were bullied into making. (more...)
Trump threatens to withdraw law enforcement agents from California Trump threatens to withdraw law enforcement agents from California
- February 26, 2018

President Donald Trump said California's decision to embrace immigrants is a "disgrace", so he's considering pulling ICE out of The Golden State. ICE referred questions to the White House, where spokesman Raj Shah said the administration wanted California "to actually enforce immigration law rather than get in the way of it". (more...)
Pakistan not mentioned in FATF terror financing grey list Pakistan not mentioned in FATF terror financing grey list
- February 26, 2018

Pakistan was on the list for three years until 2015. When asked about reports circulating in worldwide media claiming Pakistan had been added to the grey-list, she said FATF was not responsible for reports in the media. Earlier this week, Pakistan had claimed victory in the ongoing FATF meeting, as a preliminary discussion in the International Cooperation Review Group (ICRG) failed to build a consensus on putting it again on the watch list. (more...)
Singer Lisa Marie Presley Sues Former Manager, Reveals He Blew $100 Million Singer Lisa Marie Presley Sues Former Manager, Reveals He Blew $100 Million
- February 26, 2018

Her lawsuit said Presley's "11-year odyssey to financial ruin" began in 2005 and alleged that as result of Siegel's actions, "Lisa has been damaged in an amount that has not yet been fully ascertained, but is believed to be in excess of US$100 million". (more...)
Groom Killed, Bride Critically Injured After Wedding Gift Explodes in Patnagarh Groom Killed, Bride Critically Injured After Wedding Gift Explodes in Patnagarh
- February 26, 2018

The tragic incident took place in Odisha's Bolangir district on Friday, just five days after their wedding. The bride and groom's grandmother were later rushed to Balangir hospital. Sesadeba Bariha, the Sub Divisional Police Officer of Patnagarh, later confirmed that the family received the parcel in which the bomb was kept. Patnagarh sub-divisional police officer Sesadeba Bariha said the parcel seems to have a crude bomb which was created to explode on unwrapping. (more...)
Russian mercenary boss 'spoke to Kremlin' before attacking United States allies in Syria Russian mercenary boss 'spoke to Kremlin' before attacking United States allies in Syria
- February 25, 2018

The phone is a hotline between US and Russian officers used to avoid accidental confrontations, and the Russians told the Americans no Russians were in the fight, White said . The fifth-generation Su-57, also known as the T-50, has been created to compete with the U.S. F-22 Raptor and F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft. A failed cross-country skier from St. (more...)
Trump announces harsh new sanctions against North Korea Trump announces harsh new sanctions against North Korea
- February 25, 2018

South Korea's decision on Thursday to allow in Kim Yong Chol, now sanctioned by the United States and South Korea, sparked protest from family members of the dead sailors and opposition parties. "We are going to be continuing in that form". But she did not elaborate on the details of what a "phase two" forecast by President Trump was. "Like his predecessors, President Trump remains reluctant to go after Chinese financial entities aiding North Korea's prohibited nuclear and missile programs". (more...)
School delays Friday, a winter storm expected Saturday School delays Friday, a winter storm expected Saturday
- February 25, 2018

Additionally, heavy mixed precipitation can be expected along the freezing line Saturday night into Sunday morning. Today: Snow, mainly after 3 p.m. The Winter Weather Advisory will expire this morning as the snow ends across the region. Blowing snow will not be much of a concern. West northwest wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. (more...)
Twitter is cracking down on tweet bots that spread fake news Twitter is cracking down on tweet bots that spread fake news
- February 24, 2018

It has become an open business now . At the same time, Twitter is demanding that third-party applications also not enable simultaneous liking, retweeting, or following-all signature moves by bot accounts. This means that as a Facebook user, you'll see more posts from friends that have spurred lively debates in the comments. After facing criticism from USA lawmakers for allegedly letting Russian Federation intervene right under their nose, Twitter was bound to tighten their ... (more...)
Governor's Lawyer: Greitens is Governor's Lawyer: Greitens is "Absolutely Innocent"
- February 24, 2018

The only statewide Missouri official to be convicted, impeached and ousted from office was Democratic Secretary of State Judy Moriarty in 1994. Greitens won the governor's race with 51 percent of the vote. She said on the tape that Greitens invited her downstairs at his home because he wanted to show her "how to do a proper pull-up". The Soros gambit may work for Infowars, but as a legal defense against the malicious use of a nude photo taken without consent to hide an extramarital affair, ... (more...)
Gloucester County schools respond to online threats Gloucester County schools respond to online threats
- February 24, 2018

Sayre Police consider the incident neutralized, but will continue their investigation of the incident. Both districts are southeast of Columbus. A high school in OR was placed on lockdown and a juvenile was arrested Friday after police were alerted to a threat on social media, and another youth remained in custody after allegedly threatening to shoot students at a high school in another part of the state. (more...)
Kilos Of Cocaine Found In Russian Embassy In Argentina Kilos Of Cocaine Found In Russian Embassy In Argentina
- February 24, 2018

Authorities then quickly fitted the bags with cameras and Global Positioning System tracking devices, replaced the cocaine with flour purchased from a Buenos Aires grocery store and put the suitcases back before embassy staff arrived the next day. (more...)
Indian firm wants to join PH telco market - Duterte Indian firm wants to join PH telco market - Duterte
- February 24, 2018

The president also said the Chinese military presence in the region is not a threat to the Philippines. While stressing that Manila still wants to be friends with Washington, Roque noted on Wednesday that "with declarations such as this, it is very hard to be friendly with the United States.It doesn't seem to be too friendly a declaration". (more...)
"There are no unsafe players for me" - Celtic midfielder unconcerned about Zenit
- February 24, 2018

As both teams gear up for the return fixture at the Saint-Petersburg Stadium on Thursday, the 20-year-old Ivorian is positive that the Celtic Park outfit can get the job done in Russian Federation despite Zenit's impressive home record this season. (more...)
Saudi Arabia says to invest $64bn in entertainment sector Saudi Arabia says to invest $64bn in entertainment sector
- February 23, 2018

It all falls under the progressive Crown Prince's Vision 2030 program. Saudi Arabia's General Entertainment Authority announced the start of the construction of an Opera house in Riyadh , a project that is among many others related to the entertainment sector. (more...)
US Curling Team, Once Called 'Rejects,' Beats Canada to Advance to Final US Curling Team, Once Called 'Rejects,' Beats Canada to Advance to Final
- February 23, 2018

The result was a steal of two for the Americans, and this game was basically over. The U.S. wouldn't have even qualified for the semifinals if it hadn't defeated Canada, Switzerland and Great Britain in a row. The decisive 10th end saw Canada put the pressure on the US for the final throw. "We had our fate in our hands and didn't quite finish it out and execute", Roth said. (more...)
Sub-Saharan Africa 'most corrupt in the world' Sub-Saharan Africa 'most corrupt in the world'
- February 23, 2018

Public confidence in Vietnam's fight against corruption has improved for a second straight year, according to a new global survey. "Massive corruption scandals had negative effects on perceptions at home and overseas", the Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission said in a statement on the CPI index, apparently referring to the scandal that led to Park's ousting. (more...)