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Author: 0 A pair of Tom Brady's Super Bowl jerseys recovered in Mexico

The NFL says the jersey was found through the "cooperation of the NFL and New England Patriots' security teams, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and other law enforcement authorities". Chief Acevedo repeated several times that finding Tom Brady's jersey wasn't his department's top priority, especially since, he said, security in the locker room where it was stolen didn't seem to be a priority for the NFL.

Author: 0 Brazil secure World Cup 2018 spot after beating Paraguay

The pair's romance is perhaps the most talked-about in Brazil and came under some strain when the forward swapped his home nation for Catalonia in 2013. We believe that Brazil will win the mat, but both teams will score. "The matches Messi is disqualified for are all FIFA World Cup qualifying matches ", the organisers said.

Global Media Exit polls show center-right party leading in Bulgaria
Author: 0 Exit polls show center-right party leading in Bulgaria

Earlier in the day, shortly after the results of exit polls were released, BSP leader Kornelia Ninova admitted the defeat of her party and congratulated the rival GERB party on winning the elections, stressing that BSP will not participate in talks on forming a coalition, if invited.

Global Media EU Signals Flexibility on Handling of Brexit
Author: 0 EU Signals Flexibility on Handling of Brexit

German chancellor Angela Merkel publically dismissed her plan to begin talks on a lucrative trade deal, saying negotiations on Britain's European Union divorce - including a bill potentially hitting €60bn - must come first. The remaining European Union 27 members issued a statement through Tusk saying they would priotise an "orderly" divorce - in contrast to May saying in her letter that she wanted to discuss new ties and the split in parallel.

Global Media Tillerson says Trump looks forward to enhancing relations with China
Author: 0 Tillerson says Trump looks forward to enhancing relations with China

Initially, it was believed that Tillerson would confront Xi regarding China's relationship with North Korea. Beijing was Tillerson's final stop on his first official trip to Asia, which also included visits to Japan and South Korea. "They never invited us for dinner, then at the last minute they realized that optically it wasn't playing very well in public for them, so they put out a statement that we didn't have dinner because I was exhausted", Tillerson said, according to a transcript of ...

Global Media Putin slams US election meddling claims as 'lies'
Author: 0 Putin slams US election meddling claims as 'lies'

Mr Putin criticised "endless and groundless" allegations that Russia interfered in the USA election, and what he termed the use of the "Russian card" in United States politics. Former president Barack Obama's move to block offshore oil exploration in most U.S. Arctic waters poses another obstacle. He asserted his claim when he was bluntly asked if any evidence will be found that Russian Federation influenced the campaign.

Author: 0 Ronaldo's Hideous Airport Statue Steals His Limelight

The Real Madrid maestro was present for the unveiling where Madeira airport was also officially renamed Cristiano Ronaldo airport. As reported by O Jogo, Ronaldo realised that not everybody is supportive of the new branding exercise of Madeira International Airport.

Author: 0 Barca express ´surprise and indignation´ at ´disproportionate´ Messi ban

FIFA said Messi was guilty of "having directed insulting words at an assistant referee" and added in a statement: "This decision is in line with the FIFA Disciplinary Committee's previous rulings in similar cases". The win at Sao Paulo's Arena Corinthians means Brazil are all but guaranteed to extend their record of never failing to qualify for the World Cup by securing their place in Russian Federation.

Global Media White House staffers assisted Nunes in gathering intelligence material last week
Author: 0 White House staffers assisted Nunes in gathering intelligence material last week

Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 30, 2017, about the actions of Committee Chairman Rep. Democratic sources on the House intelligence committee said Wednesday that staff were briefed on the alleged source of Nunes' information Wednesday, but could not independently confirm their identities.

Author: 0 US soccer rebounds with 4 points in 2 qualifiers under Arena

Even more interesting is the fact that the entire crew tonight was a late addition. Now sitting fourth in the Hex standings, the away point gives the US four total after four of 10 Hexagonal matchdays and sees the team securely in the race for CONCACAF's three automatic berths to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation.

Global Media Liverpool hire private jet for Coutinho and Firmino
Author: 0 Liverpool hire private jet for Coutinho and Firmino

David Moyes famously never won at Anfield . So my first experience of the derby was when we went to Anfield in January 2004 and grinded out a draw . The Toffees have a significant weakness without Morgan Schneiderlin and James McCarthy. That was a fast, frenetic game, just as Klopp likes it, but with precious little class.

Global Media Protesters set fire to Paraguay Congress
Author: 0 Protesters set fire to Paraguay Congress

Police in riot gear responded by lobbing tear gas and firing rubber bullets. Approval there would require the scheduling of a national referendum on the amendment. The unrest coincides with a rare high-level global event in the landlocked South American country. Paraguay, the world's sixth-largest beef exporter, is hosting ministers and central bankers from across the region in Asuncion this weekend for the Inter American Development Bank's annual meeting.

Global Media Sunken Korean ferry salvaged and brought back to port
Author: 0 Sunken Korean ferry salvaged and brought back to port

Investigators have had the wreck raised in the hope that they can find the bodies of nine people who are still listed as missing and discover what caused the disaster. Numerous victims drowned in obeying crew instructions to remain in their cabins after the ferry ran into trouble, even as the captain and crew members themselves escaped from the sinking ship.

Author: 0 London attacker was born Adrian Russell Ajao, lived in Birmingham

Born in Kent, Masood had been living in England's West Midlands region - where Birmingham is located - and had previous convictions, but not for terrorism offenses, police said. "Yesterday an act of terrorism tried to silence our democracy". But today we meet as normal - as generations have done before us, and as future generations will continue to do - to deliver a simple message: we are not afraid.

Author: 0 Venezuela leader backs Supreme Court gutting congress powers

The US state department called the court's move a "serious setback for democracy" while the European Union called for a "clear electoral calendar" going forward. "It is time to obey conscience, values, it is time for the country's head to be the Constitution", said Borges. Maduro has yet to comment on the move.

Author: 0 Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny jailed for anti-government protest

Reuters reported that a group of 20 of Mr Navalny's supporters were arrested after surrounding a police van the opposition leader was being held in after his court appearance. Some young people were paid to attend, a presidential spokesman said. Sunday's demonstrations were the largest expression of discontent with Mr Putin's government since the winter of 2011 and 2012, when massive protests took place in Moscow following elections marred by accusations of fraud.

Author: 0 Trump urges former adviser Flynn to cut immunity deal

The Senate intelligence committee, which has thus far taken a strikingly more measured and bipartisan approach to its own Russian Federation probe, tried to keep its distance from the White House and asked that the documents uncovered by Trump aides be given to lawmakers via the appropriate agencies.

Author: 0 'Tremendous' traffic impact expected after bridge collapse

In this image made from a video provided by WSB-TV, firefighters douse a blaze after the large fire caused an overpass on Interstate 85 to collapse in Atlanta , Thursday, March 30, 2017. He said it's unclear how long the reconstruction will take but that it's expected to be time consuming. Alfred Msezane, a Clark Atlanta University professor and an expert in chemistry and physics explained the circumstances that were likely present to cause the interstate to collapse like it did.

Global Media EU's Tusk says security not a bargaining chip in Brexit talks
Author: 0 EU's Tusk says security not a bargaining chip in Brexit talks

Tusk is due to issue draft "negotiating guidelines" on Friday and leaders of the 27 remaining European Union countries will hold a special summit on April 29 to rubber stamp the plans. May signed the six-page Brexit letter on Tuesday night, pictured alone at the cabinet table beneath a clock, a British flag and an oil painting of Britain's first prime minister, Robert Walpole.

Author: 0 Trump To Sign Executive Orders To Address Trade Deficit

Since 2001, $2.8 billion in import taxes have gone uncollected, according to Peter Navarro, director of the National Trade Council. In a second executive order, Trump is to tell the administration to look at ways the U.S. "We could do a lot by maximising this enforcement power for our country". He also wrote: "American companies must be prepared to look at other alternatives".

Author: 0 Israel threatens to destroy Syria's air defence systems 'without the slightest…

An Israeli air force jet fighter plane takes off from Tel Nof Air Force base in central Israel, Monday, Nov. 19, 2012. Last April, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu confirmed for the first time that an attack on dozens of Hezbollah targets in Syria was indeed conducted by Israeli warplanes, as speculated by the media.

Author: 0 United Kingdom parliament attacker used 'a number of aliases'

Another man, 58, arrested in Birmingham, remains in police custody after a series of raids across the country. "Influences from overseas? Or through online propaganda", Rowley said. Khalid Masood sped across Westminster Bridge on Wednesday, ploughing down pedestrians with a hired vehicle, before running into the parliamentary grounds and fatally stabbing an unarmed policeman.

Author: 0 China's Xi to Hold First Meeting With Trump Next Week in Florida

Among other things, he has accused China of unfair trade practices and threatened to declare it a currency manipulator. The visit will take place after a rocky start to the US-China relationship under Trump, who has repeatedly blasted Beijing for its trade policies and reluctance to bring pressure on North Korea over its nuclear and missile programmes.

Author: 0 Venezuela's Maduro called 'dictator' after Congress stripped

National Assembly President Julio Borges, center, accompanied by fellow lawmakers, arrives to a press conference at the National Assembly in Caracas , Venezuela, Thursday, March 30, 2017. "It is time to obey conscience, values, it is time for the country's head to be the Constitution", said Borges. "We are confident in the principle of non-interference in internal affairs".

Author: 0 'Fearless Girl' extends face-off with Wall Street's 'Charging Bull'

People took photographs of the "The Fearless Girl " statue as it stood across from the iconic Wall Street charging bull statue in New York City, March 8, 2017. The mayor planned to make an appearance with " Fearless Girl " on Monday afternoon. Similarly to the " Fearless Girl ", the bull appeared out of the blue in front of the New York Stock Exchange in December 1989.

Author: 0 Trump Signed Four Bills Undoing Obama-Era Regulations

By the U.S. Energy Information Administration's own calculation, the regulation would have meant the unnecessary and premature closure of many of our remaining coal power plants. China is a signatory to the Paris accord , the first universal action plan for curbing global warming. President Trump's effort to prop up the coal industry will not, over the long run, succeed - the energy market will make sure of that.

Author: 0 Top US diplomat meets wife of jailed American in Turkey

Turkey is concerned that the plan could strengthen Syrian Kurdish fighters it regards as an extension of the Kurdistan Workers' Party, a Kurdish separatist group outlawed in Turkey. Ties between Turkey and European Union states have deteriorated in recent weeks over the Turkish government's attempts to rally support for the upcoming referendum among expatriate Turks.

Global Media China bans 'abnormal' beards & veils to curb extremism in Muslim region
Author: 0 China bans 'abnormal' beards & veils to curb extremism in Muslim region

China's restive far-western Xinjiang region passed a new regulation on Wednesday to curb religious extremism , amid the government's ramped-up campaign against what it calls the rising threat of terrorism and separatism. A similar set of rules implemented in November 2016 banned parents or guardians from promoting extremist beliefs in children, including forcing them to dress in extremist clothing or other symbols.

Author: 0 Tusk reiterates no punitive approach to Brexit

The EU's draft Brexit guidelines were unveiled by Tusk in Malta on Friday and have been distributed to Britain's 27 EU partners. May, who officially triggered two years of Brexit negotiations Wednesday, has repeatedly said she wants to guarantee the rights of some 3 million European Union citizens resident in Britain, but that it's contingent on a reciprocal promise by the EU's 27 other governments for more than 1 million Britons resident in their countries.

Author: 0 Question Of The Week: Kill The House Investigation Into Russia-Trump Campaign?

Nunes (R-Calif.) badly damaged his committee's investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election - and his own reputation - last week with a press conference announcing that Trump and his staff had been inadvertently caught up in USA monitoring of foreign officials, then rushing to the White House the next day to share with Trump's staff what he'd seen.

Author: 0 Tributes paid to Martin McGuinness after Sinn Fein veteran dies aged 66

He was the Northern Ireland deputy first minister and a former IRA commander. McGuinness had been accused of being present at the interrogation in 1986 of Frank Hegarty, an IRA informer who was later found shot in the back of the head. Mourners in Belfast and Dublin lit candles and said prayers while holding pictures of the former IRA commander who died on Tuesday at the age of 66.

Author: 0 Gigaba in hot seat as new Finance Minister

Zuma, 74, has been South African president since 2009. Ramaphosa said Zuma had not properly consulted the ANC's leadership. In 1994 he became president of the ANC Youth League. S and P Global Ratings and Fitch Ratings both rank the sovereign one level above junk, while Moody's puts it two notches higher. Respected financier Trevor Manuel, finance minister under Nelson Mandela, said in 2016 that removal of Gordhan "would destroy the South African economy".

Author: 0 Intelligence Hearing with FBI Director Comey

Indeed, Comey stated that his agency is part of an investigation as to whether members of Trump's team colluded with Russian Federation to influence the election with the release through WikiLeaks, a website, of emails connected to Hillary Clinton's campaign officials.

Author: 0 Donald Trump Administration Gives Final Approval For Keystone XL Pipeline

Two years ago, then-President Barack Obama rejected the pipeline after the State Department determined it was contrary to US interests. Trump repeatedly asserted during the USA presidential campaign that he would approve the pipeline. The permit, granted by the State Department, reversed the position of the Barack Obama administration. "This project is going to be fought at every turn", said Bill McKibben, an author and environmentalist who participated in a media call Friday with other ...

Author: 0 South Africa's Zuma sacks finance chief in 'midnight ministerial massacre'

Fired tourism minister Derek Hanekom hinted of a political battle to come, and Barbara Hogan, who was sacked by Zuma as a minister in an earlier reshuffle, said the official memorial for her partner, anti-apartheid hero Ahmed Kathrada could not go ahead on Saturday with a "rogue" president running the country.

Global Media 'Angel of Death' serial killer badly beaten in Ohio prison
Author: 0 'Angel of Death' serial killer badly beaten in Ohio prison

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters, who was an assistant on the case decades ago, said Harvey caused a great deal of pain. Harvey escaped the death penalty by accepting the plea bargain agreement. He first told his attorney after his arrest that he could only offer an estimate. But numerous killings involved his two favorite poisons, arsenic and cyanide, which he would administer in food, using injections, or through an IV.

Author: 0 Syria: Kurdish YPG fighters dominate Turkey-US talks

The two sides do not always see eye-to-eye over the Syrian war - disagreements are growing, principally over who should be involved in retaking the stronghold of Raqqa from the so-called Islamic State (IS) group. Tillerson and Yildirim "discussed working to enhance our critical security and economic ties in the region", a State Department official said after the meeting.

Global Media Tornado touches down, causes damage in Monroe
Author: 0 Tornado touches down, causes damage in Monroe

There were no immediate reports of injuries. A EF-Zero has maximum winds of up to 85 miles per hour - while an EF-five has winds in excess of 200 miles per hour. A tornado caused damage in a small town north of Seattle, including the toppling of recreational vehicles. The weather service had Howard County under a severe thunderstorm warning, but canceled it shortly before 5 p.m.

Author: 0 Kim Jong-Nam's body returned to North Korea as suspects released

The travel bans left nine Malaysians stranded in North Korea but after Kim Jong-nam's body was returned to his native country, the group have now been allowed to return home. The remains of the half-brother will be transferred to Pyongyang as requested by his family, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said Thursday, after a weeks-long diplomatic spat over the brazen killing that is still rife with unknowns.

Global Media Scottish independence referendum: PM receives letter from Nicola Sturgeon
Author: 0 Scottish independence referendum: PM receives letter from Nicola Sturgeon

In a letter to Theresa May formally requesting referendum talks, she said there is "no rational reason" for the Prime Minister to "stand in the way" of the Scottish Parliament's will. Sturgeon is likely to make the formal request to the British government for a section 30 later this week, after May formally starts the Brexit process on Wednesday by triggering Article 50.

Author: 0 Netanyahu welcomes new United States ambassador 'to Jerusalem'

He also twice praised the Trump administration and its U.N. envoy, Nikki Haley, for "finally" bringing moral clarity to the United Nations. Without naming Trump, they said his proposal to slash foreign assistance funding by nearly a third - even while preserving present levels of assistance for Israel - would harm USA interests.

Author: 0 Russian president talks up Arctic interest

President Putin sharply criticized what he described as the use of the "Russian Card" in U.S. domestic politics, saying it contradicts American interests. "Of course they hold meetings", Putin said . Under President Barack Obama's administration, the USA cut defense and intelligence contacts with Russian Federation in response to Moscow's action in Ukraine.

Author: 0 Tusk and Muscat lay out draft guidelines for Brexit talks

Hollande, during a phone call with May, said the negotiations of Britain's exit from the EU must be held in a "clear and constructive manner, so as to lift uncertainties and to fully respect the rules and interests of the 27-member European Union ".