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Author: 0 Britain's ENTIRE fleet of attack submarines is out of action

Five of the submarines are broken, one is undergoing repairs after a crash in Gibraltar, and one is undergoing sea trials. HMS Astute is now on sea-trials after an upgrade, but is weeks away from being operational. The sub docked at Port Canaveral in Florida, the USA base employed by the Royal Navy for final checks, before launching an unarmed Trident missile into the so-called " Eastern firing range " off the west coast of Africa.

Author: 0 I had expelled Sasikala even before she expelled me: AIADMK presidium chairman

Sengottaiyan is gaining importance in the party. "As per party by-laws, a General Secretary can be elected only by cadres". Meanwhile, Panneerselvam hit back at Sasikala for calling him a "traitor" accusing the former of playing "dirty tricks", adding that she instigated several ministers to give interviews to declare her as the chief minister.

Author: 0 Melissa McCarthy Returns As Sean Spicer On 'SNL' & She Keeps Getting Better

McCarthy debuted the character a week ago, and according to Politico , Trump loathed it, particularly because Spicer was being played by a woman. " You're testing me big guy", McCarthy said pointing upwards. 3, 2017. The opening sketch also mocked the White House's assertion earlier this week that the media underreported several terrorist attacks. This time, she slammed Nordstrom for dropping Ivanka Trump's clothing line and accessories, even accusing the brand of "terrorism".

Author: 0 Iranians chant 'Death to America' as nation celebrates 1979 Islamic revolution

Protestors came together to trample American and Araeli flags in honor of the Islamic Revolution. Iranians burn the American and Israeli flags following the announcement of the negotiated nuclear agreement in Tehran. Safavi: The U.S. and Britain "cannot pose a serious military threat " to Iran. "The Trump Administration condemns such actions by Iran that undermine security, prosperity, and stability throughout and beyond the Middle East and place American lives at risk..." Iranians ...

Author: 0 Ola slashes taxi fares by 20% in Bengaluru, in fight against Uber

Members of Sarvodaya Driver Association (SDA), an association of cab drivers that organised Friday's protests and claims to have over 2,000 drivers registered with it, said that they were demanding the bare minimum from the aggregators and the government.

Global Media Putin Ready to Meet Trump in Slovenia
Author: 0 Putin Ready to Meet Trump in Slovenia

The seemingly endless leak of details from within the Trump White House continues. The White House has not yet commented on the possibility of such a meeting. During the 2016 presidential election, Trump incorrectly called New START by the name " Start Up " during a debate. He either didn't know or didn't remember what New START was, but as soon as he was told , he decided it was a bad deal.

Author: 0 Rainsy's resignation 'honourable': Acting Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha

Ever since he almost lost his office to the CNRP in 2013, rights groups say Hun Sen has been bent on dismantling the opposition, using pliant courts to target his rivals and other critics. Mr Rainsy has faced several lawsuits from the government and is now overseas to avoid a two-year prison sentence for defamation. Prime Minister of Cambodia Samdech Techo Hun Sen.

Author: 0 Panama Papers law firm bosses arrested

Mossack Fonseca, the law firm at the heart of the "Panama Papers" scandal, was raided, according to media reports. On Thursday Panamanian police raided the head office of Mossack-Fonseca, the law firm at the heart of an worldwide tax evasion scheme, as its founding partner accused Panama's president of accepting bribes in the ever widening Odebrecht corruption scandal.

Global Media Trump Criticized Obama-Era Nuclear Arms Deal During Call With Putin
Author: 0 Trump Criticized Obama-Era Nuclear Arms Deal During Call With Putin

Trump then told Putin the treaty was one of several bad deals negotiated by the Obama administration, saying that New START favored Russian Federation. Tensions were also reported during a call the day before with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto. The exchange appeared to raise the prospect of a new arms race between the two nuclear superpowers, which between them boasts more than 14,000 nuclear warheads, a deadly legacy of their four-decades long Cold War standoff.

Global Media North Korea test-fires ballistic missile into sea - S.Korea military
Author: 0 North Korea test-fires ballistic missile into sea - S.Korea military

Estimates vary over how far this mobile intermediate-range ballistic missile could travel, but at its best the Musudan would be able to reach US military bases in Guam. He said: "Any attack on the United States, or our allies, will be defeated, and any use of nuclear weapons would be met with a response that would be effective and overwhelming".

Global Media EFCC recovers huge cash haul from Andrew Yakubu
Author: 0 EFCC recovers huge cash haul from Andrew Yakubu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) raided a building belonging to the former head of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Andrew Yakubu, in Kaduna on February 3, Friday's statement said. Spokesman to the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren , told The Guardian that as at 4:00pm yesterday, Yakubu was still being held by operatives of the commission.

Global Media '#RUNYOURACEWITHAQUAFINA': Lagosians run with Aquafina at the Lagos City Marathon
Author: 0 '#RUNYOURACEWITHAQUAFINA': Lagosians run with Aquafina at the Lagos City Marathon

In 2016, the Kenyan athlete, Abraham Kiptum won the maiden edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon race with a time of 2 hours, 16 minutes and 19 seconds. The Lagos Marathon race hosts over 50,000 local and global athletes from 27 countries, including Nigeria, participated in the race. He said the event would enable showcase the tourism potential of Lagos .

Global Media Notification for final phase of UP polls issued
Author: 0 Notification for final phase of UP polls issued

Venkatesh told the media that voting went off peacefully. Apart from winning half a dozen seats at most, RLD may prove to be a spoiler for BJP in another half a dozen constituencies. Of the 2.57 crore eligible voters, over 24 lakh are in the age group of 18-19. "There is a pro-BSP wave in the state". That is not happening this election.

Global Media US Senate approves Jeff Sessions as attorney general after Democrats battle
Author: 0 US Senate approves Jeff Sessions as attorney general after Democrats battle

The rule states that senators may not "directly or indirectly, by any form of words impute to another senator or to other senators any conduct or motive unworthy or unbecoming a Senator". Jeff Sessions, R-Alabama, President Trump's nominee for U.S. Attorney General. The Senate will vote on Sessions' confirmation on Wednesday. But to Mitch McConnell, a procedural issue was more important than a full and free debate over Sessions' qualifications.

Author: 0 NY man accused of bomb plot admits Islamic State support

Fareed Mumuni pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court in Brooklyn to charges that he planned to aid the extremist organization and tried to kill a federal agent searching his Staten Island home. Saadeh was later captured and pleaded guilty in New Jersey federal court to conspiring to provide material support to ISIL, officials said. While they were stopped at a red light, Saleh and the other individual stepped out of the auto, and rushed toward the federal law enforcement officers with knives.

Author: 0 Iran's Rouhani 'Better Be Careful' in Comments

Through this test-firing, Tehran was also testing President Trump - testing to see how far he could be pushed and how he would react to such a defiant reaction. "Down with the United States regime, long live U.S. people", said another. "We will spill out last drop of blood for the leader for the country". Iran said it will not halt its missile programme.

Global Media Following Bitter Battle, Senate Confirms Jeff Sessions as Attorney General
Author: 0 Following Bitter Battle, Senate Confirms Jeff Sessions as Attorney General

Civil rights advocates are urging against Sessions' confirmation as US attorney general based on his record; the letter by King was recently made public. She will not be allowed to speak from the floor until the end of Sessions' nomination process; the vote is expected Wednesday evening. Others on Twitter were posting with the hashtag #LetLiz Speak.

Global Media EU's Jean-Claude Juncker says he won't seek second term in 2019
Author: 0 EU's Jean-Claude Juncker says he won't seek second term in 2019

Jean-Claude Juncker has warned European leaders that Britain could try to divide them during Brexit negotiations by offering bespoke deals to each member state. "I am surprised that Jean-Claude Juncker is so anxious about the British". UK Prime Minister Theresa May was in Washington last month laying the groundwork for a new, post-Brexit trade agreement with the U.S., and has also courted other countries for potential deals.

Author: 0 Donald Trump Slams Elizabeth Warren & Attacks Her 'Pocahontas' Ancestry

Elizabeth gained massive support after Senator Mitch McConnell refused to let her read a letter written by Coretta Scoot King during the debate over the nomination of Jeff Sessions for Attorney General on February 7. "But as a political matter, if Mitch McConnell wanted to further activate an already-activated Democratic activist wing, boy did he ever do that last night", Mr.

Author: 0 Trump Says New Action on Immigration to Be Issued Next Week

The document was filed Monday with the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals . That means that travelers from the seven countries, as well as refugees, can continue to enter the country as the case proceeds through the courts .

Global Media Clashes in Baghdad as thousands protest against government
Author: 0 Clashes in Baghdad as thousands protest against government

Clashes that erupted during protests in the Iraqi capital on Saturday left a policeman dead, according to police and hospital officials who said seven other policemen were injured along with dozens of protesters. Several mortar shells were fired into the Green Zone later on Saturday after demonstrators had dispersed. Sadr's supporters have accused the body supervising national ballots of being affiliated to political parties, therefore making it anything but independent.

Global Media President Trump Phones Iraqi PM About Travel Ban
Author: 0 President Trump Phones Iraqi PM About Travel Ban

The call was the first between the two leaders. "Iraq is keen to reserve its national interests and does not want to be part of any regional and global conflict, which would lead to disasters for the region and for Iraq itself", the state-run Iraqiya channel said.

Author: 0 Kevin Durant's "Kowardly" Return to Oklahoma City will be Ugly

The Cavs suffered just their second defeat in their last eight games. Saturday night should offer the latter to the Thunder faithful. Westbrook sank another jumper to stretch Oklahoma City's lead to 107-101 with 3:42 remaining. Iman Shumpert remains out tonight with a sprained ankle. KD said it works both ways, too. Victor Oladipo fired a 23-point shot. Nowitzki finished with 20 points, including the tiebreaking bucket off a rebound with three seconds left in regulation.

Author: 0 Another setback for Sasikala as Rural Industries Minister joins Panneerselvam camp

Sasikala's influence over Jayalalitha also became the source of intense media speculation and tabloid gossip. Post the meeting she said all the MLAs are a tightly knit group and everything is good. "We are waging a just war. Everyone realizes that the only person under whom it can happen for AIADMK is O. Panneerselvam", the minister told ANI here.

Global Media Talks to decide future of nuclear pact with US
Author: 0 Talks to decide future of nuclear pact with US

The possibility of extending a pivotal Russia-U.S. arms control pact is to be discussed in prospective talks with Washington, the Kremlin said Friday without saying whether Moscow wants to keep it. The phone call with Putin has added to concerns that Trump is not adequately prepared for discussions with foreign leaders. Tensions were also reported during a call the day before with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto.

Global Media Sasikala sacks AIADMK Puducherry leader
Author: 0 Sasikala sacks AIADMK Puducherry leader

On Sunday, O Panneerselvam resigned his chief ministership citing personal reasons after Sasikala was chosen unopposed as the leader of the AIADMK legislature party. In 1984, chief minister NT Rama Rao confined his loyalists in hotels in Hyderabad, Delhi and Bengaluru after he was sacked by Governor Ram Lal in an Independence Day coup by his cabinet colleague Nadendla Bhaskara Rao.

Global Media Senators Push Back On Donald Trump Claims About Gorsuch Criticism
Author: 0 Senators Push Back On Donald Trump Claims About Gorsuch Criticism

Gorsuch has refrained from public comment during the ordeal, but already some suspect that he was attempting to appear privately empathetic in order to gain Democratic votes for his confirmation hearing. While awaiting a decision , Trump says "courts seem to be so political". "He did not use the word abhorrent but used the word disheartening and demoralizing", Ron Bonjean, a Trump transition team spokesman, told the Daily News in an email.

Global Media Save the sovereignty of constitution: Sasikala urges Tamil Nadu Governor
Author: 0 Save the sovereignty of constitution: Sasikala urges Tamil Nadu Governor

The political slugfest between VK Sasikala and former chief minister of Tamil Nadu O Panneerselvam has entered the seventh day. O Panneerselvam was at the airport to receive Vidyasagar Rao. This is a full-scale constitutional crisis where Tamil Nadu's governor needs to step in. "By that scale, the election of Ms Sasikala is null and void and therefore she is not the party's general secretary", he said.

Author: 0 Independent MLA calls out Christy Clark for NDP hacking accusations

NDP Leader John Horgan, who demanded an apology. Horgan had previously threatened to take legal action over the hacking claim but said he may reconsider after listening to her apology. Knowing that she royally screwed up and mounting pressure from all sectors, Clark did what she does best - just get on her knees and apologize. According to Huntington, Clark's comments are an example of how the premier deflects everything.

Author: 0 Police officer killed and pro-reform protesters wounded during clashes in Iraq

A policeman has been killed during anti-government protests in the Iraqi capital, with seven other police officers injured along with dozens of protesters. The protesters, majority waving Iraqi flags, argued that the Independent High Electoral Commission is anything but. In the afternoon, the protestors crossed al-Jamhouriyah Bridge to the western bank of the Tigris and marched at the gates of the Green Zone, which houses the main government offices and foreign embassies.

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Author: 0 Trump "honors" One China policy in phone call with Chinese leader

Trump accepted a call from Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen after his election, breaking with the long-standing protocol. The two leaders' telephone conversation on Friday came one day after the USA leader sent a letter to Xi, in which he congratulated the Chinese president and the people for the coming traditional Chinese Lantern Festival and pledged to develop a constructive relationship that benefits both sides.

Global Media Dem Who Lied About Vietnam Service Calls for Extreme Vetting of Gorsuch
Author: 0 Dem Who Lied About Vietnam Service Calls for Extreme Vetting of Gorsuch

Trump said Gorsuch's comments were "misrepresented " by Blumenthal. Mr. Trump also trained his guns on Republican Senator John McCain, who described the first US military raid ordered by the new President in Yemen recently as a failure. Former Sen. Kelly Ayotte, who has been escorting Gorsuch through Capitol Hill meetings, said the judge was speaking in general terms with Blumenthal, and not referring to any specific case.

Global Media China glad to receive Trump mail
Author: 0 China glad to receive Trump mail

In a move that is likely to warm-up ties between the two countries, United States president Donald Trump has agreed to honour Beijing's One China Policy. The policy was enacted in 1979 when the US established diplomatic relations with mainland China, and allows the maintain relations with Beijing and self-governing Taiwan.

Author: 0 O.Panneerselvam's rebellion: What now in TN?

Amma's atma has made this revolution happen, said OPS. The BJP leader added that Sasikala who is a novice to politics, should be very careful while speaking to the media. Noting that a candidate to the general secretary's post should also have completed at least five years in the party, he said since Ms Sasikala rejoined the AIADMK only on March 31, 2012, she does not qualify for general secretary.

Author: 0 Major jolt to Sasikala as Ponnaiyan backs Panneerselvam

He sat there praying for about 40 minutes, then rose and addressed the media. Chennai: A day after meeting Tamil Nadu Governor CH Vidyasagar, O Panneerselvam asserted that nobody in their individual capacity will be allowed to gain control of the party.

Author: 0 Spokesperson Ponnaiyan joins Panneerselvam's camp — AIADMK leadership crisis

Sasikala has already submitted documents electing her as the leader of legislature party and staked her claim to form the government. However, it is unclear if all of them are at the Golden Bay Resorts. Panneerselvam welcomed Pandiarajan as a valuable ally who represents the sentiments of the youth. He reiterates his favourite proverb. He sat there praying for about 40 minutes, then rose and addressed the media.

Global Media Chinese man back in Beijing from India
Author: 0 Chinese man back in Beijing from India

Wang and his four family members got visa on Saturday. "Two of our mission officials are also traveling with Wang Qi and family to their hometown". Indian officials said Wang and family members will be later flown to Xian, the provincial capital in Shaanxi province from where he will be taken to his native village Xue Zhai Nan Cun in the province.

Global Media Chief: Police won't participate in Pride Parade
Author: 0 Chief: Police won't participate in Pride Parade

Chief Saunders' announcement came days after the Halifax police force said it would bow out of that city's Pride parade this year "to allow for a meaningful discussion" of issues raised about relationships between police and LGBTQ people. His statement comes after more than seven months of contentious debate over the police's relationship with the LGBT community. Toronto's chief of police has responded to Pride Toronto's decision to ban police officer participation in the Pride Parade.

Global Media Conway says Trump has her back amid Ivanka comment controversy
Author: 0 Conway says Trump has her back amid Ivanka comment controversy

The backlash continues after Kellyanne Conway , Counselor to the President, promoted Ivanka Trump's products while addressing Fox News from the White House Thursday morning. "It is wholly unacceptable, no ifs, ands or buts about it", House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz, Republican, said in a statement Thursday.

Author: 0 Protesters Block DeVos From DC School's Entrance

Department of Education, but Betsy DeVos is finding out the hard way she will face a never-ending battle to try to win over parents, public school teachers and their union. Her agenda includes school choice, school vouchers, and charter schools . Moran said DeVos assured him there would be no federally-mandated voucher program in the state of Kansas and that state and local education authorities would retain their role in administering schools and determining curriculum.

Global Media Polish Prime Minister is flown to Warsaw after vehicle crash
Author: 0 Polish Prime Minister is flown to Warsaw after vehicle crash

The accident happened in the PM's hometown of Oswiecim on Friday afternoon. She had been in a fleet of cars travelling along a main road when a Fiat 500 coming from a nearby street drove into the side of her vehicle. Two security officials were also injured in the accident. Poland's interior minister has since called a meeting with the heads of the Government Protection Bureau, which is responsible for ministers' security.

Global Media Boko Haram: 7 soldiers killed in Borno
Author: 0 Boko Haram: 7 soldiers killed in Borno

Boko Haram militants Thursday night laid ambush on troops of Operation Lafiya Dole, killing seven soldiers and wounding 19 others along the Ajiri-Dikwa road in Mafa Local Government Area of Borno State. The troops killed numerous terrorists. Meanwhile, the wounded soldiers have been reportedly evacuated and are now receiving treatment at the military hospital in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital.

Global Media Scuffles erupt in South African parliament after opposition MPs insult President Zuma
Author: 0 Scuffles erupt in South African parliament after opposition MPs insult President Zuma

President Zuma's deliberate use of the words "law and order" in his statement points to an excessive use of the army outside of their ceremonial role in the annual fanfare of the opening". On Friday the president played down the violence, telling reporters at a breakfast briefing that the EFF was just an "angry minority in the country" and that the fighting "does not bother me".

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