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Global Media 2 injured in Kheri clashes over inflammatory video
Author: 0 2 injured in Kheri clashes over inflammatory video

He said that he, Divisional Commissioner Bhuvnesh Kumar and Deputy Inspector General, Lucknow range, Pravir Kumar had been camping in the area since Thursday night. The authorities yesterday held a peace committee meeting and took out a peace march in which people from different communities participated in large numbers.

Author: 0 Malaysia releases, deports North Korean suspected in Kim Jong Nam murder

Malaysia's Foreign Ministry issued a statement saying it is concerned about the use of a toxic chemical listed as a banned weapon that was used to kill a North Korean at Kuala Lumpur's airport on February 13. McLaughlin said the North "particularly would want to make sure that China would not have someone handy that they could install in the event Kim Jong Un was removed or fell from power".

Global Media Twelve people treated for possible chemical weapons exposure in Iraq
Author: 0 Twelve people treated for possible chemical weapons exposure in Iraq

The alleged attack occurred this week in eastern Mosul, an area declared fully liberated by Iraqi forces in January in a neighbourhood along the Tigris River that roughly divides the city in two. In a statement the ICRC said: "The use of chemical weapons is absolutely prohibited under worldwide humanitarian law". Some 15,000 children have fled Iraq's Mosul city over the previous week where fighting between the security forces and the Islamic State (IS) terror group is intensifying, the UN ...

Global Media Jeff Sessions: 'It's not insensitive to civil rights to stop monitoring police'
Author: 0 Jeff Sessions: 'It's not insensitive to civil rights to stop monitoring police'

The three administration officials who confirmed that White House staffers were instructed to comply did so on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to publicly disclose the memo from White House counsel Don McGahn. "If it's true that Sessions failed to disclose his meeting with Kislyak, he must recuse himself". The ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, Rep.

Global Media Northern Ireland Assembly election: Voters go to polls
Author: 0 Northern Ireland Assembly election: Voters go to polls

If Sinn Fein and the DUP cannot resolve their differences after the vote, the assembly's executive could be suspended and the province fully governed from London. Ulster Unionist leader Mike Nesbitt announced his resignation after a poor showing, while DUP leader and former first minister Arlene Foster will face scrutiny after her party fell below the threshold to trigger a contentious Stormont veto mechanism.

Global Media Bjork, Jamieson still tied for lead at Tshwane Open
Author: 0 Bjork, Jamieson still tied for lead at Tshwane Open

Scotland's Scott Jamieson and Sweden's Alexander Bjork share the lead at the halfway stage of the Tshwane Open, but the round of the day belonged to home favourite Thomas Aiken. "It's been a little hard to get the ball to the hole while putting". His only previous Tour title came in South Africa in 2012. "I'm in a great position to try and go out and win the tournament tomorrow", said Jamieson, who won the weather-curtailed Nelson Mandela Championship in 2013 but has finished 106th and 107th ...

Global Media U.S. to temporarily suspend premium processing of H-1B visas
Author: 0 U.S. to temporarily suspend premium processing of H-1B visas

The H-1B visa program is the main pathway for highly skilled foreigners to work at USA companies. While premium processing is suspended, petitioners may submit a request to expedite an H-1B petition if they meet the criteria. Premium processing costs an additional $1,225 and ensures a response from the US Citizenship and Immigration Services in 15 days or the fee is refunded.

Author: 0 Trump's Russian Federation policy hit by inexperience and mistakes

In November, Mr. Trump's spokeswoman told the Associated Press "there was no communication between the campaign and any foreign entity". "The Judiciary Committee's Democrats also asked DOJ's inspector general Michael Horowitz to" conduct a thorough investigation" into Session's decision to recuse himself from any Russian Federation investigation.

Global Media Now Senate Democrats are pushing to get Trump's tax returns
Author: 0 Now Senate Democrats are pushing to get Trump's tax returns

Pascrell's resolution specifically would have directed the House to request Trump's tax returns and have the House Ways and Means Committee review them in a closed session. "We believe that it is imperative for the public to know and understand how such tax reform will benefit the President, his 564 financial positions in domestic and foreign companies, and his self-reported net worth of more than $10 billion".

Global Media Pres. Trump takes to Twitter, accuses Pres. Obama of wiretapping him
Author: 0 Pres. Trump takes to Twitter, accuses Pres. Obama of wiretapping him

That led right-wing website Breitbart to run a 989-word story on Levin's accusations on Friday. The allegations came as part of a string of tweets the president sent out Saturday morning. Trump also took the opportunity to publicly defend US Attorney General Jeff Sessions. At the time of the conversations, Sessions was one of Trump's top foreign policy advisers and a senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee.

Global Media Sinn Fein makes gains in Northern Ireland election
Author: 0 Sinn Fein makes gains in Northern Ireland election

The DUP still has - just - more first-preference votes than Sinn Fein, and will probably still have more seats when the counting is finished tomorrow. They fell out over the unionist party's handling of a botched green energy scheme and a host of other issues. "We've given enough but they will keep coming back for more and won't be happy until we are all under Dublin rule".

Author: 0 Trump accuses Schumer of Putin ties

Sessions has said he didn't mislead Congress as he was answering in the context of discussions related to the Trump campaign. Donald Trump Goes Ballistic On CNN Reporter Jim Acosta, Calls CNN... At least 30 Senate Democrats met with Russian officials in 2015 to promote President Obama's Iran deal. Ms Hill has yet to speak publicly about her apparently imminent appointment to Donald Trump's security team.

Global Media All the ambassadors Jeff Sessions met in 2016
Author: 0 All the ambassadors Jeff Sessions met in 2016

That Sessions has recused himself from a high-profile investigation oughtn't be remarkable or unprecedented in of itself: both Obama and Bush's attorney generals did the same. "At this point, the director was not willing to do that". Mr Sessions responded: "I'm not aware of any of those activities". "It was unclear whether that decision was a decision he was making on his own or a decision that he is making in consultation with the Department of Justice", Schiff said.

Author: 0 White House reportedly exploring military options against North Korea

The exercise past year involved about 17,000 American troops and more than 300,000 South Koreans. During the exercises a year ago, the North launched ballistic missiles with various ranges. He said the North's reaction will be the toughest ever but didn't elaborate. The U.S. Marines' F-35Bs from a military base in Japan will participate for the first time.

Global Media Sinn Féin close the gap on DUP in NI Assembly
Author: 0 Sinn Féin close the gap on DUP in NI Assembly

Foster had instigated the scheme when she was the province's economy minister. Her comments were being made as Sinn Fein supporters celebrated election success in Fermanagh and South Tyrone. "The cause of the election was Sinn Fein and republicanism wanting to rerun the election, they have mobilised their vote in a very effective way". That would mean there would be no change in the mechanics of making a new executive, which requires the DUP to nominate a first minister and Sinn Fein a ...

Author: 0 Here's what's actually happening in that photo of Schumer and Putin

If you take that seriously, he's calling for a federal investigation into Russian influence over the House and Senate minority leaders. Related: Donald Trump blames airport woes on 'tears of Sen. Sessions is the second senior figure in Trump's administration to face trouble due to shady Russian ties - his national security adviser, Michael Flynn, resigned less than a month in office after similar revelations .

Author: 0 Attorney General Sessions did not disclose meetings with Russian ambassador

In the case of the September meeting, one department official who came to the defense of the attorney general said, "There's just not strong recollection of what was said". "The Department of Justice should be above reproach", said Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. The attorney general's spokeswoman, too, says Sessions is the victim here.

Author: 0 President Trump: Obama Tapped My Phones During Election

In a series of scatching tweets, the millionaire slammed "bad" Obama for overseeing a Nixon/Watergate-style bugging of communications. "Nothing found. They were previously denied a request in June, according to the report. It comes after he named Obama as the whistleblower leaking secrets about his administration.

Global Media Jordan executes 10 men convicted of terror charges
Author: 0 Jordan executes 10 men convicted of terror charges

Jordan suspended the death penalty between 2006 and 2014 after King Abdullah II said in 2005 that Jordan meant to become the first Middle Eastern country to change its policy on the death penalty in line with most European countries. Opinion hardened after the murder by the Islamic State (IS) group of captured Jordanian pilot Maaz al-Kassasbeh whose plane had crashed in a jihadist-held region of Syria in December 2014 while serving with a US-led coalition.

Global Media United States steps up attacks on Al-Qaeda in Yemen
Author: 0 United States steps up attacks on Al-Qaeda in Yemen

That is, the USA military is not just focused on the Islamic State anymore and has not stopped despite the ill-fated raid Donald Trump approved just days into his presidency. "We found an bad lot of telephone numbers, a lot of contact information, things like that". In 2015, the group's leader was killed in a drone strike in the southern city of Mukalla, which had fallen into the hands of al-Qaida for a year.

Author: 0 Trump Taps Putin Critic for Senior White House Position

On Thursday, Mr Sessions said he would recuse himself from investigations into Russian influence in the United States elections after it emerged he had spoken with Russia's ambassador twice during the campaign. " President Trump can easily put these questions to rest by releasing his taxes and clearing the way for an independent investigation into his ties and Russian meddling in the election".

Author: 0 Trump slams Pelosi over Russian Federation meetings

Pelosi herself suggested in a tweet that there's a big difference between her situation and that of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who came under fire this week for not disclosing two meetings he had previous year with Kislyak during his confirmation hearing.

Author: 0 Immigration Authorities To Deport North Korean Ri Jong-Chol Today

The post-mortem is especially sensitive because Pyongyang had asked Malaysia not to perform one, but authorities said they had to under the law. Ri Jon Chol arrived in Beijing, China, Saturday after he was released from Malaysian custody due to lack of evidence to charge him.

Global Media After Srinivas Kuchibhotla, Indian businessman Harnish Patel shot dead
Author: 0 After Srinivas Kuchibhotla, Indian businessman Harnish Patel shot dead

Sheriff Barry Faile said the Indian ethnicity of Patel does not appear to be a factor in the crime. According to investigators, it is believed that Patel was confronted by his killer when he arrived home after closing his store Thursday. "Sorry for the inconvenience". Nicole Jones, a frequent customer, with teary-eyed, remembered the generosity of Patel and said, "If you didn't have the money, he'd let people have food".

Author: 0 Malaysia: Tattoos confirm body of Kim Jong Nam

USA officials and South Korean intelligence have said the murder was organized by North Korean agents. A North Korean official suggested that Kim Jong Nam died of a heart attack. He had been in remand since Feb 18 in connection with the murder of Jong-nam, who had a passport bearing the name Kim Chol. "There is strong evidence for viewing a heart attack as the cause of death", Ri asserted.

Author: 0 Korean detained in Kim Jong-nam's murder

Bush, said North Korea is a likely perpetrator in Kim Jong Nam's death, given the poison used to kill him. Malaysian authorities have also arrested one North Korean and named at least four other suspects who were said to have fled to Pyongyang after the attack.

Global Media Northern Irish Parties to Start Talks Amid Sinn Fein Surge
Author: 0 Northern Irish Parties to Start Talks Amid Sinn Fein Surge

Tensions boiled over in January between the two parties in the power-sharing executive, collapsing the administration in the semi-autonomous British province. Polling stations opened at 7am and will close at 10pm, with counting set to start during daytime on Friday with the last results not expected until later on Saturday.

Author: 0 Turkey summons German ambassador after minister blocked from speaking

Turkish politicians are attempting to appeal to 1.4 million Turks in Germany who are eligible to cast their vote in the referendum. Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag was scheduled late Thursday to address the Turkish community in the western German town of Gaggenau and meet his German counterpart.

Global Media China to increase military spending by 7% in 2017
Author: 0 China to increase military spending by 7% in 2017

China's defence budget has for years been the world's second largest, although it still lags far behind the US. The increase in China's military expenditure, especially for the navy, is aimed at safeguarding the country's fast expanding overseas interests and is in response to the unstable security situation in the Asia-Pacific region, Chinese military experts were quoted as saying by the state- run Global Times last week.

Global Media Kim Jong-nam: Malaysia frees N Korean murder suspect
Author: 0 Kim Jong-nam: Malaysia frees N Korean murder suspect

North Korean officials, however, said the two women would have died or taken ill had they been in contact with a poison that deadly. If convicted, the two women will face death by hanging. That starvation was so devastating partly because of North Korea's success in eradicating the private sector. Currently, three nations - Iran, Sudan and Syria - are on the list.

Author: 0 Missile row Lotte, S Korea face China backlash

China's commerce ministry spokesman Sun Jiwen on Thursday reiterated that China attached "great importance to economic and trade cooperation with South Korea and welcomes foreign investment from foreign companies, including Korean companies".

Author: 0 Embassy assists Vietnamese murder suspect in Malaysia

Ties between Malaysia and North Korea have been strained following the killing of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at Kuala Lumpur airport on February 13. The family of Vietnamese woman charged with murder in the killing of the half brother of North Korea's ruler wants government help getting lawyers to defend her.

Global Media U.S. will need more H-1B if businesses, manufacturing return: Jaishankar
Author: 0 U.S. will need more H-1B if businesses, manufacturing return: Jaishankar

There was now a sense of ease of doing business in India and U.S. companies that have invested there have had good results, she said. While responding to a question on new targets and ambitions, Jaishankar said the current U.S. "It was the act of an individual". These were the very first meetings between Indian and President Trump's officials after the new administration took office around the middle of January.

Author: 0 Congressman Introduces Legislation to Remove Cannabis from Controlled Substances List

And Young (R-AK) is a stalwart defender of states' rights who doesn't think the federal government should care whether or not people use cannabis, although he says he hasn't used it himself. Garnett credits the success to the "legalization and regulation scheme", to the combination of decriminalization and regulatory support. Trump was elected as the "no nonsense" businessman who was going to fix our national economy and create jobs for the American people.

Author: 0 Trump Hits Back At Democrats Over Sessions Controversy

True to his philosophy that attack is always the best form of defence, Trump tweeted an old photo of Chuck Schumer, the Democratic minority leader in the Senate, smiling alongside the Russian president, Vladimir Putin. He was apparently jonesing for vengeance after Schumer called for Attorney General Jeff Sessions' resignation over his meetings with the Russian ambassador and those possible lies under oath, too.

Global Media USA drone attack kills 3 Qaida militants in Yemen
Author: 0 USA drone attack kills 3 Qaida militants in Yemen

Al-Masri was second-in-command to the group's leader, Ayman al-Zawahiri, and a member of its shura council, said the official. The Pentagon on Monday said it carried out a strike in northwest Syria on Sunday but did not say who the attack had targeted.

Global Media Trump Hits Schumer Over Photo With Putin
Author: 0 Trump Hits Schumer Over Photo With Putin

The tweet showed Schumer and Putin smiling over coffee and doughnuts at the NY outpost of Lukoil , one of Russia's biggest fuel companies. Trump called Schumer a hypocrite in the tweet, an apparent reference to the senator's criticism of meetings between Trump administration members and Russians during the 2016 presidential election.

Author: 0 Chinese men smash Hyundai auto as THAAD backlash intensifies

China has repeatedly denounced THAAD as a threat to its security, with a foreign ministry spokesman saying "the consequences entailed will be borne by the USA and the Republic of Korea". China's commerce ministry spokesman Sun Jiwen on Thursday reiterated that China attached "great importance to economic and trade cooperation with South Korea and welcomes foreign investment from foreign companies, including Korean companies".

Author: 0 Ri Jong-chol blacklisted from entering Malaysia, says DPM Zahid

While Malaysia has not directly accused Kim Jong Un's regime of orchestrating the attack, the use of a complex nerve agent points to Pyongyang's involvement. Malaysian officials brought him to the immigration department Friday before processing his deportation to North Korea. "If we get those, we can confirm whether the body (now at Kuala Lumpur Hospital mortuary) is that of Kim's".

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