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Global Media European Union extends sanctions against Russian Federation over Ukraine crisis for six months
Author: 0 European Union extends sanctions against Russian Federation over Ukraine crisis for six months

The Council said in a statement on Monday that it "prolonged the restrictive measures over actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine for a further six months until September 15". Although Samoylova is not now barred from Ukraine, this is certainly not beyond the realms of possibility. But that performance was overshadowed by the Russian occupation of Ukraine's Crimea peninsula, which was followed by its support for pro-Russian ...

Global Media House is completely encased in ice by freezing storm in NY
Author: 0 House is completely encased in ice by freezing storm in NY

Photographer John Kucko managed to capture the wonder via photos and a video he posted on Facebook . "Some parts look apocalyptic up there". This is the result of the freezing temperatures and high winds capturing the moisture from the lake encasing this home for several days.

Global Media Former Egyptian President Mubarak to be released
Author: 0 Former Egyptian President Mubarak to be released

Following the verdict in that case, Mubarak's sons were released for time served, as they had already been behind bars for more than three years pending trial. The revolt ushered in instability that drove away tourists and investors, taking a heavy toll on the economy. In May 2014, Mubarak was sentenced to three years in jail after he was found guilty of appropriating millions of Egyptian pounds which had been allocated to the presidential palaces, Xinhua news agency reported.

Global Media Latest Wonder Woman Trailer is What Fans Want to See
Author: 0 Latest Wonder Woman Trailer is What Fans Want to See

The new trailer shows a bit of Wonder Woman's origin story , which means that her backstory will probably be explored in detail in the full length feature film. Wonder Woman is celebrating 75 years this year and the film, directed by Patty Jenkins , looks to be a fantastic version of the classic superhero.

Author: 0 USA sending attack drones to South Korea

Last Monday, the United States also announced the deployment of an anti-missile system in South Korea. "The UAS adds significant intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capability to U.S. The Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system is equipped with a powerful detection system known as an X band radar. North Korea has fired off five missiles in the past month.

Global Media Cruz homer caps comeback as Dominicans beat U.S. in WBC
Author: 0 Cruz homer caps comeback as Dominicans beat U.S. in WBC

Many people want to hit Bautista, but giving him first base for free is not advisable. Second baseman Ian Kinsler made a diving backhand stop, but could not complete the force. This scored Ian Kinsler , who had singled with two outs. May there be another 40 or more of these coming in the regular season. Mercado, attempting to score on Reynaldo Rodriguez's liner to left, was forced to slide wide as catcher Wellington Castillo came up the line to field the throw on a hop, effectively ...

Author: 0 Trump to host China's Xi at Florida resort for summit next month

The meetings, provisionally scheduled to take place on 6 and 7 April, will see the heads of the world's two global superpowers meet for the first time in Trump's relatively new presidency, according to news outlet Axios . THAAD missile defense system. He welcomed Beijing's recent decision to suspend coal imports from North Korea, but said China should put more pressure on Pyongyang.

Global Media Tensions rising between Turkey, Netherlands before Dutch elections
Author: 0 Tensions rising between Turkey, Netherlands before Dutch elections

The Dutch government said the visits were undesirable and it would not cooperate in their campaigning. Turkish officials have scheduled a series of events across Europe created to garner the votes of the European Turkish population, leading to strained diplomatic tensions between the country and a number of European states.

Global Media CM Harish Rawat loses election from Haridwar rural
Author: 0 CM Harish Rawat loses election from Haridwar rural

Rajkumar of the Congress won Purola seat, defeating BJP's Malchand by 1,013 votes. "I want to thank "Modi Kranti" (revolution) and EVM "chamatkar" (miracle)", he said. When it came to distribution of tickets, the BJP, in order to accommodate the nine Congress MLAs, gave tickets to these Congress rebels while denying tickets to its own leaders.

Global Media 'Kong' conquers 'Logan' at the box office
Author: 0 'Kong' conquers 'Logan' at the box office

But the excitement wasn't the same as previous installments. The creature feature Kong: Skull Island is the No. 1 movie in North America, earning $ 61 million in receipts this weekend, BoxOfficeMojo.com announced Sunday. While Skull Island may have fallen a bit short of Godzilla domestically, it is outperforming the radioactive lizard in some global markets where it debuted to an estimated $81.6 million in 65 territories for a $142.6 million worldwide debut.

Global Media Evidence of wiretapping Trump Tower must be turned over today
Author: 0 Evidence of wiretapping Trump Tower must be turned over today

On CBS's Face The Nation House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said he has seen no evidence to back up the wiretap claims. The House Intelligence Committee has asked the White House to provide any evidence of the allegations by Monday - a deadline that it seems certain to not meet.

Author: 0 Turkey-Netherlands Diplomatic Spat Leads To Protests, Violence

He said he was hit by batons several times while his brother collapsed to the ground amid a hard beating by the police. Police used dogs and water cannon against protesters waving Turkish flags in Rotterdam. Hundreds of people demonstrated in front of the Turkish consulate in Rotterdam after the family affairs minister was blocked from attending a pro-Ankara rally.

Global Media Two Israeli border guards injured in Palestinian stabbing attack
Author: 0 Two Israeli border guards injured in Palestinian stabbing attack

He later died of his injuries. He then took out the knife and attacked the officers, according to police. The Old City has seen a rise in violent attacks since 2015. A wave of Palestinian street attacks, including vehicle rammings, shootings and stabbings, began in October 2015 and has slowed but not stopped. The two policemen were moderately wounded.

Global Media KUWTK's Kim Kardashian pleaded with Paris robbers to 'let me live'
Author: 0 KUWTK's Kim Kardashian pleaded with Paris robbers to 'let me live'

The 36-year-old reality star suffered a harrowing ordeal when masked raiders tied her up in her bathroom and stole her jewellery from her apartment during Paris Fashion Week last October and has opened up about the traumatic experience on "Keeping Up With the Kardashians", admitting she felt she had "no way out".

Global Media Goa election results: MLAs want Manohar Parrikar as chief minister
Author: 0 Goa election results: MLAs want Manohar Parrikar as chief minister

Speaking to the media, Sardesai said that his party did not see anyone else except Manohar Parrikar in the BJP's legislature wing, capable of leading the state. "We have already made a decision to forward a copy of the resolution to the party president". "I am hoping the Governor will do justice", he said. Another Congress leader Digvijaya Singh, who was party's incharge in Goa, said it was the victory of money power over people's power.

Global Media Goa Gone, Congress Fights BJP For Manipur: 10 Points
Author: 0 Goa Gone, Congress Fights BJP For Manipur: 10 Points

Perhaps it was clear from before that the BJP, if it fails to get majority will ally with the Naga People's Front (NPF), but the alliance with NPP and taking in of defectors from the TMC and the Congress and an independent candidate was not speculated.

Global Media Fillon's presidential tilt takes ANOTHER blow after party's 'anti-Semitic' jibe at Macron
Author: 0 Fillon's presidential tilt takes ANOTHER blow after party's 'anti-Semitic' jibe at Macron

The party itself apologised after the incident which saw a caricature of front-runner Macron depicted as a banker with a hook-nose cutting a cigar with the communist sickle. A spokeswoman for Macron refused to comment on the picture. Mr Fillon was at one point the favourite to win the presidency but his campaign has been hit by a series of scandals, including an investigation into allegations that he paid his wife €831,400 (£710,000; $900,000) of public funds for work she didn't do.

Global Media Buhari President resumes work at Aso Rock
Author: 0 Buhari President resumes work at Aso Rock

Meanwhile, the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State has described the return of President Muhammadu Buhari to the country after his vacation in London as a divine reassurance that the mission to reinvent Nigeria and make it a great nation would be achieved after all.

Global Media Nicola Sturgeon expected to set out plan for Scottish independence vote
Author: 0 Nicola Sturgeon expected to set out plan for Scottish independence vote

The referendums debacle is timely for Sturgeon, whose personal ratings have for the first time dropped below that of her opposition counterpart the Conservative unionist Ruth Davidson. She said legislation would be proposed in the Scottish parliament next week. Ruth Davidson, the Scottish Tory leader, hinted earlier this month that the Tories wanted to delay a vote until after Brexit.

Global Media State lawmaker wants to end Daylight Saving Time
Author: 0 State lawmaker wants to end Daylight Saving Time

If you live elsewhere in the US don't forget to "spring forward" your clocks and watches at 2 AM your local time on Sunday. Tomorrow night, Saturday, March 11, most responsible Americans set their clocks ahead and kiss goodbye (or goodnight) the hour we won't see again until November.

Global Media Young girl, old man injured in Indian forces' firing across LoC
Author: 0 Young girl, old man injured in Indian forces' firing across LoC

The violation came weeks after the cross-border firing left four women injured in Khui Ratta area along the LoC. "Indian unprovoked firing along LoC in Tander and Khuiratta sector today", a statement issued by the ISPR said. Forty-two of those killed were Pakistani citizens, the statement said. The cross border firing was effectively responded to by the Pakistan Army. On Sunday, the Pakistani Army had violated the ceasefire in Krishna Ghati Sector in the same district.

Author: 0 Watch the Chicago River Being Dyed Green in 15 Seconds

More than 1 million people are expected to take to the streets of Chicago to take part in the Saturday celebration, including 120 parade marshals to manage crowd control. The dyeing of the river is still sponsored by the local plumbers union, but now they use a harmless vegetable dye to get the desired hue. The group was also charged with dyeing the river blue to celebrate the Cubs' World Series championship a year ago.

Global Media Saudi king begins Japan visit
Author: 0 Saudi king begins Japan visit

In a related move, media reports have said Toyota Motor Corp. plans to begin studies soon on possibly building an auto assembly plant in Saudi Arabia. A deal to look into establishing a joint study group for the listing was one of several economic cooperation agreements signed by the two governments on Monday, the second day of King Salman's visit to Japan, the governments said in a joint statement.

Author: 0 House panel wants any evidence Trump's phones were tapped

John McCain (R) of Arizona said in an interview on CNN's " State of the Union " Sunday morning. Obama's director of national intelligence, James Clapper, has said that nothing matching Trump's claims had taken place. But that has't quelled speculation that Trump's communications were monitored by the Obama administration. "I don't expect we're going to see any evidence of this either", Schiff told ABC's This Week.

Global Media How will your journey be affected — RAIL STRIKES
Author: 0 How will your journey be affected — RAIL STRIKES

The franchise is also organising 300 rail replacement bus services. Replacement buses will be in operation on the Lakes line between Windermere and Oxenholme. The action doesn't affect other rail operators in York Selby Malton and Thirsk. Northern said it will be running around 40% of its services, 980 trains, between 7am and 7pm.

Global Media White House Launches Preemptive Strike on CBO Health Bill Review
Author: 0 White House Launches Preemptive Strike on CBO Health Bill Review

Everyone would know it's dead. "There will be a smooth transition so that people who are covered today don't have the rug pulled out from under them", Ryan said . Ron Kind, D-Wis., has noted was to prevent health insurers from passing along profits they made via Obamacare to their executives, and then deducting the cost of those raises on the company's taxes.

Global Media Madeleine - British police given more cash to extend investigation
Author: 0 Madeleine - British police given more cash to extend investigation

Police investigating the disappearance of British girl Madeleine McCann have been granted $137,000 and a six-month extension after identifying a new person of interest in the case. Sir Bernard Hogan Howe said almost a year ago that police had one more line of inquiry to close. The newspaper claimed there has been an global search to find the person.

Global Media Only Najib allowed to comment on N. Korea issue: AG
Author: 0 Only Najib allowed to comment on N. Korea issue: AG

The diplomatic row erupted between Malaysia and North Korea following disagreement on several matters in the wake of the murder of Kim Jong-Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, at KL International Airport 2 (klia2) on Feb 13.

Global Media Winter storm on track to hit southern Ontario by Monday
Author: 0 Winter storm on track to hit southern Ontario by Monday

Blowing snow with an accumulation of as much as six centimetres by Monday night is being forecast for Sarnia-Lambton by Environment Canada. Major winter storm threatens Southern Ontario early this week. At a minimum it'll make for a hard trip in to work on Tuesday as the bulk of the accumulation is expected Monday evening and overnight. He says it will hit the Greater Toronto Area by about noon and is likely to spread as far east as Brockville by Monday night.

Author: 0 Brexit chief calls on lawmakers to clear path for Theresa May

Theresa May has said she wants to invoke Article 50 by the end of March, with a target date of Wednesday 15 March, something she looks set to achieve. Ministers came under further pressure Sunday after a committee of lawmakers urged the government to prepare for a "real possibility" the Brexit negotiations may end without a deal.

Global Media Klopp hints at no new goalkeeper signings in the summer
Author: 0 Klopp hints at no new goalkeeper signings in the summer

He had a break and we had a few good games since he play with Lucas and Joel (Matip) against Tottenham. Hopefully he can run in the second week of the global break and then we have to see. "It is a almost (game) but we have had too many 'nearlys" on the road. Another line of questioning was that of Can's performance in midfield, with the German netting his fourth goal of the campaign at a time in the game when Liverpool were struggling to find a second goal, to hand his side a huge three ...

Global Media Cong Leading on 4 Seats in Punjab, Badal Ahead of Amarinder
Author: 0 Cong Leading on 4 Seats in Punjab, Badal Ahead of Amarinder

Its dry run in Punjab polls has finally ended and that too with a thumping victory, which has left even Congress leaders wondering at the hows and whats. It was a huge downfall for the Akali Dal-BJP combine that ruled the state for five years. The Akali Dal-BJP fared extremely poorly. "Reasonable performance of SAD-BJP in Malwa ensured that AAP did not sweep the region", said a Congress leader.

Global Media Turkish FM: Turkey vows for tenfold retaliation against Dutch govt.
Author: 0 Turkish FM: Turkey vows for tenfold retaliation against Dutch govt.

Mr Erdogan told a rally in Istanbul: "You can stop our foreign minister's plane all you want; let's see how your (diplomatic) planes will come to Turkey from now on". "We can never do business under this kind of blackmail", he said, adding that he was shocked to see one of the ministers try to get to a Rotterdam rally by vehicle after the government had made clear she was not welcome.

Global Media China seeks solutions to Korean Peninsula issues
Author: 0 China seeks solutions to Korean Peninsula issues

Beijing took Seoul's decision of the THAAD deployment negatively from the defence perspective as it introduced regional strategic imbalance. He has proposed economic exchanges and a plan for unification, in which the two Koreas come together economically before moving toward political integration.

Global Media Chidambaram criticises BJP of 'stealing' elections in Goa, Manipur
Author: 0 Chidambaram criticises BJP of 'stealing' elections in Goa, Manipur

Goa's Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar (BJP) lost to Jayesh Salgaoncar, from a regional party, by 1,441 votes. MGP will support BJP only if Manohar Parrikar is made chief minister. Sources said two BJP MLAs had also indicated they were ready to vacate their seats for Mr Parrikar to be elected to the House. "Manohar Parrikar will have to give resignation as Defence Minister before becoming Goa's Chief Minister, but he has not given it yet".

Global Media Parrikar stakes claim in Goa, to quit Delhi
Author: 0 Parrikar stakes claim in Goa, to quit Delhi

Sangma, has four seats, the Naga Peoples Front has four seats and the Lok Janashakati Party of Ramvilas Paswan has one seat. The MGP leader Sudin Dhavalikar said his party has supported the BJP on the condition that only Parrikar heads the state government.

Global Media Philippines and communist rebels agree to resume peace talks
Author: 0 Philippines and communist rebels agree to resume peace talks

The resumption of peace talks will also mean a reactivation of the Joint Agreement on Safety and Immunity Guarantees, which enabled communist consultants to participate in the peace talks without worrying about being arrested and detained. There were no immediate reports of casualties or injuries on the government side during the 15-minute firefight with the rebels. In a statement yesterday, Peace Adviser Jesus G.

Author: 0 Dutch defend Turkish consulate actions, won't give in to 'blackmail'

Family and Social Policies Minister Fatma Betul Sayan Kaya had arrived in the country from Germany but was prevented from entering Turkey's diplomatic compound in Rotterdam , setting up an extraordinary stand-off with armed police. Austria, Germany and the Netherlands have voiced displeasure that the Turkish referendum - over constitutional amendments created to consolidate President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's already formidable powers - was being debated within their borders.

Global Media Assembly election results 2017: How counting day unfolded in Punjab
Author: 0 Assembly election results 2017: How counting day unfolded in Punjab

On Sunday, he met Governor V.P. Singh Badnore here and staked claim to form the government, after being unanimously elected leader of the Congress Legislature Party. He said that psychiatrists will be needed to help the youth come out of drug addiction. This Saturday, there could not have been a better birthday gift than this for Captain Amarinder Singh - a Congress victory in Punjab.

Global Media Goa Governor appoints Manohar Parrikar as CM, asks to prove majority
Author: 0 Goa Governor appoints Manohar Parrikar as CM, asks to prove majority

Churchill has been in and out of the Congress and he has also flirted with the BJP for a while and hence the leadership is careful in dealing with him. The MGP and the GFP had said that they would support the BJP only if Parrikar returned to the state as its chief minister. With Manohar Parrikar's appointment as Goa Chief Minister, a new Defence Minister is likely to be appointed to replace the BJP strongman whose tenure saw clearance of a raft of arms deals besides simplification of the ...

Global Media White House jumps the gun with tweets on the jobs report
Author: 0 White House jumps the gun with tweets on the jobs report

The group published documents on Tuesday describing secret Central Intelligence Agency hacking tools and snippets of computer code. "It's not about the commenting", Spicer said. Spicer's decision to mix politics with his condemnation of WikiLeaks' latest dump broke with a simpler approach followed by his predecessors - who stuck to their role of voicing the government's concerns about leaks, without drawing in tangential issues.

Global Media Top Republican challenges Trump to prove wiretapping claim
Author: 0 Top Republican challenges Trump to prove wiretapping claim

When it comes to President Donald Trump's claim that he was wiretapped, Sen. Tapper then chimed that he has heard of no one - from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, other intelligence agencies, Vice President Mike Pence, Press Secretary Sean Spicer or others in President Trump's orbit - who claims to have any evidence supporting the wiretapping allegations.

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