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Author: 0 Senate Set for 'Nuclear' Showdown Over SCOTUS Nominee Neil Gorsuch

Supreme Court with a filibuster. Democratic lawmakers are also under relentless pressure from members of their voting base to vote no on Gorsuch. The president's nomination of Gorsuch, a Colorado native with broad support from legal minds in Colorado among both Republicans and Democrats, is one we've been happy to support.

Author: 0 People Reported Dead as Blast Hits St. Petersburg Subway

The explosion was a suspected suicide bombing by a perpetrator with ties to radical Islamists, Russia's Interfax news agency cited a law enforcement source as saying late on Monday. In his turn President Putin thanked Trump for solidarity. No terror groups have claimed responsibility for the blast. The train was leaving the Technology Institute station and heading to the Sennaya Ploshchad station when an unidentified explosive device went off.

Global Media 'Tornado risk not zero': Elevated risk of severe weather settles in
Author: 0 'Tornado risk not zero': Elevated risk of severe weather settles in

Severe weather bringing strong winds and potential flooding is battering the Southeast, with a tornado in Louisiana claiming two lives Sunday morning. A storm system will be marching through much of Texas on Sunday , heading towards Louisiana between Sunday evening and Monday morning. Embedded circulations and kinks along the squall line will require a watchful eye over them given the tornado threat.

Author: 0 Gonzaga comes up short Tar Heels win NCAA title

As a team, the Tar Heels missed 11 of 13 three-point tries in the first half. It was a combination of two foul-happy teams, but mostly, it was a refereeing crew that was calling everything way too tightly, as seen here. Heck, he was there in Philly cheering the Heels on past year before his iconic shot. For a whole year, the North Carolina Tar Heels wondered if they'd get another chance.

Global Media Activists oppose delaying consent decree hearing
Author: 0 Activists oppose delaying consent decree hearing

The government's request for a 90-day continuance came three days before a scheduled hearing before a federal judge, and just hours after Sessions announced he had ordered a sweeping review of the Justice Department's interactions with local law enforcement, including such court-enforceable improvement plans with troubled police agencies.

Global Media Trump campaign advisor Carter Page targeted by Russian spies
Author: 0 Trump campaign advisor Carter Page targeted by Russian spies

Page confirmed to ABC News that he is the individual identified at "Male-1" in a 2015 court document submitted in a case involving the Russian spies. Page confirmed his role in the 2013 FBI investigation to NBC News after ABC News and Buzzfeed identified him as a subject called "Male 1" in a criminal complaint filed in 2015 against Evgeny Buryakov, an undercover agent posing as a Russian bank executive in NY.

Author: 0 Nirmala to discuss highway liquor ban issue with colleagues

Around 9,925 restaurants and bars in Maharashtra have been impacted after the Supreme Court order, including almost 50 star rated hotels, according to industry estimates. Rajasthan PWD department to denotify State Highways to Urban roads to circumvent SC's liquor ban order at National and State Highways. This criterion is also applicable to hill states like Sikkim, Meghalaya and Himachal Pradesh.

Author: 0 Supreme Court liquor ban: Rajasthan denotifies sections of state highways

As many as 12 liquor shops were closed down in Mizoram following the Supreme Court's order which prohibits opening of liquor shops within the diameter of 500 meters on highways. The licenses will remain cancelled if the motorable distance is not beyond 500 metres. According to an industry body estimate, the collective revenue loss from the ban could amount up to Rs 50,000 crore.

Author: 0 Oil stable on falling Libyan output, but bloated USA market still weighs

The rally started earlier in the week, as US supply data from the Energy Information Administration and disruption in Libyan oil supplies heartened traders. Signs of growing US fuel demand are propping up oil above $49 a barrel, with more refinery purchases seen helping ease a glut in American crude stockpiles.

Global Media Backed forces capture Syrian air base from IS
Author: 0 Backed forces capture Syrian air base from IS

The US-led coalition's Col. Joe Scrocca, CJTF-OIR Director of Public Affairs, told ARA News on Saturday that fighting continues between the coalition-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and ISIS militants near the Tabqah Dam in Raqqa Governorate.

Author: 0 Syria's Assad is war criminal but USA may need him: Nikki Haley

Qatar and Kuwait have joined the European Union, Norway and the United Nations as organisers of the latest global effort following conferences in Berlin, London and Helsinki to raise funds as the conflict continues unabated. -led peace talks. Diplomatic sources confirmed Turkey would however join the technical session of the conference in order to contribute to efforts to support Syrian refugees.

Author: 0 Martin McGuinness, ex-IRA commander, dead at 66

Some said the pain had been soothed by McGuinness' willingness to compromise for peace in Northern Ireland. She is to send a personal message to Mr McGuinness's family. "Once he became the peace maker, he became it wholeheartedly", Blair said in a statement . The then-Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister also spoke about his hopes for a positive working partnership with Arlene Foster, who was about to replace Peter Robinson as DUP leader and as McGuinness's opposite number in the Stormont ...

Global Media UN Security Council condemns attack in Russian Federation 8:40 pm Monday
Author: 0 UN Security Council condemns attack in Russian Federation 8:40 pm Monday

Russia's anti-terror agency said that less than two hours later, a second bomb was found and deactivated at Vosstaniya Square, a station that is a major transfer point for two Metro lines and also serves the rail line to Moscow . "The members of the Security Council underlined the need to bring perpetrators, organizers, financiers and sponsors of these reprehensible acts of terrorism to justice", said the statement.

Global Media Trump calls Putin to extend condolences after St. Petersburg blast
Author: 0 Trump calls Putin to extend condolences after St. Petersburg blast

The national anti-terrorism committee (NAK) said in a statement carried by Russian agencies that such a device was "found and neutralised in a timely fashion" at the Vosstaniya Square station. CNN reported that 11 people are dead, while other news outlets say 10 have died. The city's entire subway was shut down for much of Monday. The attack occurred as Putin was visiting the city to address a media forum and meet the Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko.

Author: 0 London terror attack: First picture of Westminster killer Khalid Masood

British cops have made two more " significant " arrests in connection to the bloody terror attack that rocked London on Wednesday, bringing the total arrest number to nine as the historic capital attempts to return to everyday life. They continued to search a number of houses on Thursday night, after they arrested seven people in Birmingham and one in London in raids on Wednesday night and Thursday morning.

Global Media Russian opposition leader jailed on corruption charges, following protests
Author: 0 Russian opposition leader jailed on corruption charges, following protests

Mr Navalny struck a defiant note at the hearing, demanding Mr Medvedev be called as a witness to explain the alleged corruption people were protesting about and saying he and his allies would not be deterred. The Kremlin on Monday rejected calls by the United States and the European Union to release opposition protesters detained during what it said were illegal demonstrations the previous day and accused organisers of paying teenagers to attend.

Author: 0 Kushner in Iraq with U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff

Kushner is in Iraq with Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford and Trump assistant Thomas Bossert. Normally, the media is given information by White House staffers about the travels of senior officials on the condition that they not report on said information until the official lands in the destination country.

Author: 0 Death toll in Syria gas attack rises to 58: Monitor

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), a United Kingdom -based activist group that relies on a network of contacts inside Syria and which generally proves an accurate source of information, said at least 18 people were killed. Photographs collected by activists showed some of the White Helmets volunteer rescue group hosing down victims with water, and two men foaming at the mouth after the attack.

Author: 0 HRD Ministry to Announce the National Ranking of Educational Institutes Today

Among other top institutions of Uttar Pradesh, Banaras Hindu University was ranked at number 10, Aligarh Muslim University was at 19th rank. IISc figured on the top in Overall and Universities categories. The first rankings were made public in 2016. Unlike a year ago, this time the ranking was released under six categories- Overall, Colleges, Universities, Management , Engineering and Pharmacy .

Author: 0 U.S. will tackle North Korea alone

The Financial Times reported that during the Oval Office interview with FT, Trump made very clear that he would deal with North Korea with or without China's help. THE CONTEXT: China is without doubt a lifeline for North Korea. "China has great influence over North Korea", Trump said. Like many nations, China is still grappling with Trump's mercurial nature after the relative transparency and predictability of the bilateral relationship under Trump's predecessor Barack Obama.

Author: 0 Dalai visit: India asks China not to interfere in internal affairs

The 81-year-old Tibetan spiritual leader recalled, on Saturday, during his visit to Assam that "On March 10, 1959, there were huge demonstrations in Lhasa", the Tibetan region's capital. Jayadeva Ranade is the president of the Delhi-based Centre for China Analysis and Strategy and said choosing a Dalai Lama was not something China could control.

Global Media Lopez, Nets spoil Millsap's return with 91-82 win over Hawks
Author: 0 Lopez, Nets spoil Millsap's return with 91-82 win over Hawks

Dinwiddie's conventional three-point play made it 98-89, and the two combined for some nice teamwork to cap the run. Lin, who was signed last 2016 National Basketball Association offseason, is considered part of the core and the starting point guard in Brooklyn in the next few seasons.

Global Media CNN Hires White House Correspondent April Ryan as Political Analyst
Author: 0 CNN Hires White House Correspondent April Ryan as Political Analyst

During a news conference in February, Trump himself also asked Ryan to help arrange a meeting between him and the Congressional Black Caucus . "But it's about freedom of the press". They particularly seemed incensed at Spicer's contention that the Hillary Clinton campaign had a stronger connection to Russian Federation than Trump's campaign did.

Author: 0 Watford beat Sunderland 1-0 to ease EPL relegation concerns

Midfielder Lee Cattermole was an unused substitute at Vicarage Road after recovering from a long-standing hip cartilage problem, but Steven Pienaar (calf) and Jan Kirchhoff, Paddy McNair and Duncan Watmore (all knee) are still out. "I'm looking at the game by game and how to improve". Leicester's return to form has coincided with a return to their familiar style of counter-attacking football that took the league by storm past year.

Global Media ABC, NBC Cover-Up Revelation Susan Rice Ordered Trump Aides Unmasked, CBS Defends
Author: 0 ABC, NBC Cover-Up Revelation Susan Rice Ordered Trump Aides Unmasked, CBS Defends

Michael Cernovich, the pro-Trump publisher of Cernovich Media, first identified Rice in a report on Sunday night. White House lawyers discovered Rice's dozens of requests last month during a National Security Council review of the "government's policy on "unmasking" the identities of individuals in the USA who are not targets of electronic eavesdropping, but whose communications are collected incidentally", Bloomberg's Eli Lake reported Monday, citing US officials.

Author: 0 WikiLeaks' Assange a winner in Ecuador presidential runoff

Ecuador's election also has worldwide repercussions, with conservative challenger Guillermo Lasso vowing to remove Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange from Ecuador's London embassy if he wins the Sunday run-off. Isolated clashes were reported but protests lost intensity as the night progressed and people went home. "This is shameless fraud, we all know it", said taxi driver Roberto Vera (50) on Monday.

Global Media No known Australian deaths in Russian Federation blast
Author: 0 No known Australian deaths in Russian Federation blast

Russian news agencies Tass and Interfax report 10 dead in blast on train in St. Petersburg subway. President Vladimir Putin, who was visiting his hometown on an unrelated trip Monday, said investigators were looking into whether the explosion was a terror attack or if there might have been some other cause.

Global Media Botswana hit by 6.5 magnitude natural disaster
Author: 0 Botswana hit by 6.5 magnitude natural disaster

Even within Botswana there was only a small circle around the epicentre containing about 2000 people which felt the quake at a VII very strong intensity, and a larger circle with around 54 000 people which felt the natural disaster at a VI strong to VII very strong intensity.

Author: 0 Rain-triggered landslide buries at least 27 in Indonesia's Java

He said those who have been displaced have taken refuge at the house of the village head, as well as with friends and family. A auto is damaged after a landslide hit a village in Ponorogo , in East Java province, on Saturday. Seventeen people had been injured and were being treated at a community health center. Local Mitigation Agency urged residents not to approach the disaster area due to soil conditions being unstable and the possibility of subsequent landslides.

Global Media Putin says Western criticism of Russia's handling of protests political
Author: 0 Putin says Western criticism of Russia's handling of protests political

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov also told ABC News chief anchor George Stephanopoulos that the allegations of Russia's interference in the 2016 us presidential election are " fake news " and "slander". We have a lot of friends from business in the United States who work and are willing to continue working in Russian Federation. Thousands of people crowd St Petersburg on Sunday for an unsanctioned protest against the Russian government, in the most extensive show of defiance in years.

Author: 0 Euro briefly tops $1.08 after French presidential debate

One thing that's been interesting to watch is Francois Fillon. With polls suggesting that she and Macron could be direct rivals in the decisive May 7 runoff of the two-round election, both clearly sought to score points against each other.

Author: 0 Its world happiest day today and Ghana ranked 131st

Yet money is not the only ingredient in the recipe for happiness, the report said. The US had never cracked the top 10 since the rankings were first published in 2012, when it came in at 11th place. According to the report, one of the key measurements is the real gross domestic product per capita. The study termed mental illness as the biggest single source of misery, also mentioning unemployment as a major factor in happiness.

Global Media Police say Kim Jong Un slain man's next of kin
Author: 0 Police say Kim Jong Un slain man's next of kin

Malaysia's police chief has declined to say who in Kim Jong Nam's family wrote the letter asking that his body be brought back to North Korea. Relations between Malaysia and North Korea deteriorated after that. Kim Jong Nam had three children with two women in Macau and China. Asked to clarify if he believed the United States could solve the problem without China, Trump said: "totally".

Global Media Dozens of luxury cars impounded after reported stunt driving on Hwy. 400
Author: 0 Dozens of luxury cars impounded after reported stunt driving on Hwy. 400

Among the seized cars are a Lamborghini Huracan, Audi R8, BMW M3, Mercedes-AMG C 63 Coupe, Nissan GT-R, Porsche 911, Chevrolet Corvette Z06, Jaguar XF, a Ferrari, an Aston Martin and even a Rolls-Royce. Kerry Schmidt told CTV News . Police are appealing to anyone who was driving on Highway 400 on Sunday afternoon with information or dashcam video to contact them.

Author: 0 A New Muppet Is Coming to Sesame Street - And She Has Autism

The show reportedly consulted with experts and organizations in the autism community for years before introducing its latest Muppet. And Julia's puppeteer, Stacey Gordon , has special experience with the disorder: Her son has autism.

Author: 0 Lebanon's Aoun takes tumble as Arab summit starts

At that meeting, Trump broke with decades of U.S. policy by saying he was not bound to a two-state solution to the conflict and would be open to one state if it meant peace. He said setting up a Palestinian state alongside Israel is the only solution to the conflict. The emir also used the occasion to blast Israel's decades-long occupation of Palestinian land, calling for "collective action to pressure the global community - and the UN Security Council - to reject the establishment of an ...

Author: 0 Prosecutors question S Korea's Park Geun-Hye

Lee now under pretrial detention on the bribery charge. According to NAN, Geun-hye said she was sorry in front of the cameras at Seoul central district prosecutors' office, vowing to face her interrogation faithfully. Choi, at the centre of the scandal, is standing trial over multiple corruption charges, including extorting money from local conglomerates in collaboration with the former President.

Author: 0 Spokesman: China has suspended import of Brazil beef

A spokeswoman said Brazilian Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi was not aware of the request. The Brazilian Embassy, in a release yesterday, stressed that of the 4800 meat-packing plants in Brazil, irregularities were only found in 21, of which only six were licensed for export.

Author: 0 Who carried out the Westminster attack?

The Scotland Yard's top anti-terror officer Mark Rowley said at least 50 people were injured with 31 requiring hospital treatment, The Telegraph said. A 58-year-old man arrested in Birmingham was still in custody Saturday, police said. The latest arrests were a man and a woman detained early on Friday in Manchester, northwest England.

Global Media Toll rises to 11 in Russian Federation subway blast
Author: 0 Toll rises to 11 in Russian Federation subway blast

Italy on Monday "strongly condemned" the bomb attack on the metro in the Russian city of St Petersburg which killed at least 10 people and injured dozens. The subway's administration says several stations in the northern Russian city have been closed and that an evacuation is underway Monday afternoon.

Global Media Headstrong politics are obstacle to bipartisan health care compromise
Author: 0 Headstrong politics are obstacle to bipartisan health care compromise

The collapse of House Republicans' push to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act not only exposes the longstanding fissures in the House GOP caucus; it also emboldens Democrats to avoid any participation in legislative deliberations. The crash of the House Republican health care bill may well have transformed an issue the party has long used to bash Democrats into the GOP's own political nightmare.

Global Media Trump takes aim at 'Sleepy Eyes' Chuck Todd
Author: 0 Trump takes aim at 'Sleepy Eyes' Chuck Todd

The POTUS is reportedly angry because, instead of investigating his unsubstantiated claims that Obama wiretapped his phone, NBC was more interested in digging into the obviously "fake" Trump/Russia story (So unfounded is the connection between Trump and Russia that Senate Intelligence Committee, House Intelligence Committee and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are now probing these ties).

Author: 0 Israel OKs 1st New Settlement in 20 Years

President Donald Trump (R) and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met February 15 in the White House. But it was not immediately clear whether the establishment of the new settlement was meant to be a provocative move to scuttle any prospect of a revival of peace talks.

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