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Author: 0 Japan provides Kim Jong-nam's fingerprint data

Malaysia is to deport about 50 North Korean nationals, weeks after Kim Jong Un's older half-brother was assassinated at a Kuala Lumpur airport and a diplomatic row caused both countries to rethink friendly ties. "If North Korea is not able to find a neutral venue, AFC will decide the venue for them by May 8", he said . However sources close to the matter said Japan provided Malaysia with Kim's fingerprints, obtained from when the Japanese government detained him back in 2001 at Narita ...

Global Media Sinn Féin call for referendum on Northern Ireland leaving the UK
Author: 0 Sinn Féin call for referendum on Northern Ireland leaving the UK

Sinn Féin have been calling for one after making gains in the Assembly election, and the Prime Minister was asked about the matter by the DUP MP Nigel Dodds in the House of Commons on Tuesday. UK Food and Drink Federation (FDF) director-general Ian Wright is among signatories to the open letter that stresses the "particular importance" of negotiating an early deal with the Irish Republic, which will remain in the European Union and is the UK's only land border with the bloc.

Global Media Twitter accounts hacked with anti-Dutch messages
Author: 0 Twitter accounts hacked with anti-Dutch messages

This is date of a referendum that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hopes will give him enhanced constitutional powers. A wide range of Twitter accounts appeared to have been hacked with the same message, including Forbes, BBC North America, World Meteorological Organization, bitcoin wallet Blockchain, German soccer club Borussia Dortmund, U-Haul, tennis star Boris Becker, Justin Bieber's Japanese account and the Atlanta Police Department.

Global Media Ryan dumps Trump in new leaked audio
Author: 0 Ryan dumps Trump in new leaked audio

Ryan says in the audio, "I am not going to defend Donald Trump-not now, not in the future". INSKEEP: NPR's Mara Liasson is on the line. INSKEEP: What do you hear in what the speaker said there? He sounds like he's a real Reaganite conservative on that.

Global Media Irish national reportedly found dead in India
Author: 0 Irish national reportedly found dead in India

An arrest has been made and an investigation is underway looking into if she was sexually assaulted. Further details are awaited. "Her friend has also given us some leads and we are questioning some suspects". Police, who are suspecting rape, have sent the body to the Goa Medical College near Panaji for a post mortem. "The Irish Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade stands ready to provide consular assistance", the department said in a statement to the Irish Times .

Global Media Gingrich: GOP Should Abolish 'Corrupt, Dishonest' CBO
Author: 0 Gingrich: GOP Should Abolish 'Corrupt, Dishonest' CBO

In fact, only 10.4 million people were actually covered. Gingrich said he doesn't believe what the CBO reports and recounted his experiences with healthcare as speaker in 1990. "The CBO report's [insurance] coverage numbers defy logic", he said, adding that the review did not cover all aspects of the proposed Republican changes in the law.

Global Media J&K Bypolls: Mehbooba's brother to contest from Anantnag
Author: 0 J&K Bypolls: Mehbooba's brother to contest from Anantnag

Srinagar-Budgam parliamentary seat in central Kashmir will go to bypolls on April 9 while Anantnag-Pulwama seat in South Kashmir would witness polling on April 12. For the crucial Srinagar seat, the PDP is fielding Nazir Ahmad Khan, a former Congress leader who contested the polls against NC working president Omar Abdullah in the 2014 Assembly polls and bagged 22,807 votes against Mr.

Author: 0 Japan provided Kim Jong Nam fingerprints to Malaysia for murder investigation

Last week, North Korea fired four ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan in what Pyongyang says was practice to hit USA military bases in Japan. Separately, the U.S. Compounding regional tension, China is vehemently opposed to the deployment in South Korea of an advanced USA anti-missile system. Between 80,000 and 120,000 people are held in four known political prison camps in North Korea and hundreds of families in South Korea and Japan are looking for missing relatives believed ...

Global Media Kayvon Webster reunites with Wade Phillips, signing with the Rams
Author: 0 Kayvon Webster reunites with Wade Phillips, signing with the Rams

Once free agency officially got underway last Thursday, Los Angeles wasted no time making sure they didn't miss out on key additions after locking up Andrew Whitworth and Robert Woods to multi-year deals. Either way, Webster provides some needed depth. The 5-foot-11 Webster has played only 58 defensive snaps since 2015, ninth among Broncos defensive backs during that span.

Global Media Sasikala's nephew TTV Dinakaran to contest RK Nagar bypoll: AIADMK
Author: 0 Sasikala's nephew TTV Dinakaran to contest RK Nagar bypoll: AIADMK

According to a party statement here, the decision to field Dinakaran was taken at the AIADMK parliamentary board meeting, which is headed by Sasikala. Jayakumar is contesting election from R K Nagar constituency, that fell vacant following the death of Jayalalithaa on December 5 past year. Dinakaran who is now the deputy general secretary of Sasikala camp of the party will fight the by-poll in Jayalalithaa's constituency.

Global Media Catalonia's fmr. leader suspended from holding public office for 2 years
Author: 0 Catalonia's fmr. leader suspended from holding public office for 2 years

Catalan parliament speaker Carme Forcadell decried the court ruling, tweeting: "All my support to Mas, Ortega and Rigau following this unfair sentence". Mr Mas said: "We will appeal in Spain and then take the case to European courts, if we need to". Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has repeatedly said that such vote would be unconstitutional.

Global Media Jordanian journalist added to FBI's Most Wanted Terrorist list
Author: 0 Jordanian journalist added to FBI's Most Wanted Terrorist list

Federal authorities said they would seek to bring her to the United States to face charges. The criminal complaint unsealed on Tuesday charged al-Tamimi, who worked as a journalist at a television station in the occupied West Bank, with conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction outside the USA against U.S.

Global Media Chile Pacific Trade meeting seeks new path after failed TPP
Author: 0 Chile Pacific Trade meeting seeks new path after failed TPP

Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said on Friday that China is considering attending the meetings, which will be held in Chile on Tuesday and Wednesday, after receiving an invitation from the Chilean government. Discussions there are expected to have a three-fold focus: the possibility of a TPP agreement without the USA, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and the Free Trade Area for the Asia-Pacific (FTAAP).

Author: 0 Impeached South Korean president slammed for abandoning her 9 dogs

South Korean prosecutors on Tuesday said they planned to summon former President Park Geun-hye this week for questioning over a corruption scandal for which she was impeached. But Choi continued to insist that neither she nor Park sought to profit privately from corporate donations to the dubious Mir and K-Sports foundations she established.

Global Media China seeks to avoid trade war with US
Author: 0 China seeks to avoid trade war with US

Li also signaled China was willing to make its state-run economy more accessible for foreign investment despite "frictions in trade and investment". Since taking office, US President Trump has unsettled Chinese leaders with his accusations of currency manipulation and his warnings of future import taxes to be applied to Chinese goods entering the US, as well as with his suggestion that the US may not stick to the "One China" policy that does not recognize an independent Taiwan.

Author: 0 USS Carl Vinson Sent as Warning to North Korea

In response to Foal Eagle 2012, the KCNA issued a statement on February 27, 2012 that said: "The war drills are an unpardonable infringement upon the sovereignty and dignity of the DPRK as they evidently target the DPRK, which is in the mourning period".

Global Media Admiral, 8 Others Charged In 'Fat Leonard' Bribery Scheme
Author: 0 Admiral, 8 Others Charged In 'Fat Leonard' Bribery Scheme

In 2013, Navy leaders revoked his top-level security clearance and reassigned him when they learned that Loveless and his superior, head of Navy intelligence Vice Adm. Francis is also accused of throwing wild sex parties, sometimes for days, on naval warships - including the USS Blue Ridge , the flagship of the Navy's 7th Fleet.

Global Media Uttar Pradesh: Rape accused ex-minister Gayatri Prajapati arrested in Lucknow
Author: 0 Uttar Pradesh: Rape accused ex-minister Gayatri Prajapati arrested in Lucknow

Police have been on the lookout for the minister since an FIR was lodged against him and six others by a woman accusing them of gang-rape and sexually assaulting her minor daughter. The gang-rape victim had accused the minister's henchmen of terrorising her and her daughter in a Delhi hospital. The constable was one of the seven accused in the rape case.

Global Media WEATHER: Rain, with some breaks, on the way
Author: 0 WEATHER: Rain, with some breaks, on the way

Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Snow before 10am, then rain. The rain and snow could be heavy at times. Rain beginning before morning. Tonight - Snow. Low around 22. Also be prepared for snow-covered roads. North wind 14 to 17 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 29 miles per hour.

Global Media Gov. Cuomo declares State of Emergency
Author: 0 Gov. Cuomo declares State of Emergency

She was unpredictable once again today. The impact of the state of emergency will be felt most in the New York City metro area, where MTA express subway service will be suspended after the rush hour Tuesday. "The warning is we have to watch the temperature as we go through the day and the night because the sleet and precipitation could turn into ice and it could make the morning commute more hard", he added.

Global Media Spicer says quotation marks justify Trump's unverified wiretapping claims
Author: 0 Spicer says quotation marks justify Trump's unverified wiretapping claims

While Trump specifically said in one of the tweets that Obama was 'tapping my phone, ' Spicer told reporters this afternoon that call monitoring isn't necessarily what the president meant. The room erupted in laughter, but Spicer explained: "In all seriousness, I think his view is he made a pledge to the American people he wants to donate it to charity and he'd love your help to determine where it should go".

Global Media Rachel Maddow Releases Trump Tax Returns
Author: 0 Rachel Maddow Releases Trump Tax Returns

But given the buildup in the hour or so before the Tuesday broadcast, her scoop was a bit overhyped. One other indication that Maddow and Johnston are probably in the clear: Trump, through an attorney, threatened "prompt initiation of appropriate legal action" against the Times last fall but never followed through.

Author: 0 Turkey's Erdogan warns Dutch, minister floats economic sanctions

President Tayyip Erdogan labeled the Netherlands a "Nazi remnant" after it became the latest European country anxious about political tensions inside Turkey spilling beyond its borders to prevent Turkish politicians from holding rallies. Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the Dutch embassy in Ankara over the weekend as Erdogan called on worldwide organizations to impose sanctions on the Netherlands and accused European governments of "Islamophobia".

Global Media It's Pi Day - have you had your slice of pie today?
Author: 0 It's Pi Day - have you had your slice of pie today?

Village Inn: $2 discount on pies Monday and Tuesday at participating locations, while supplies last. Because pi is often shortened to 3.14 and the number resembles the date format of March 14, that is when Pi Day is celebrated across the world.

Global Media Bengals to bring back OT Andre Smith
Author: 0 Bengals to bring back OT Andre Smith

An eight-year veteran, Smith had signed a one-year, $3.5 million deal last March with the Vikings , reuniting him with head coach Mike Zimmer, who was Cincinnati's defensive coordinator for Smith's first five seasons there. He was also consistently ranked among Pro Football Focus' best right tackles from 2011-13, even finishing as the No. 1 right tackle by PFF in 2012 .

Global Media New budget suggests that USA may cut United Nations funding
Author: 0 New budget suggests that USA may cut United Nations funding

One official close to the Trump administration said Tillerson has been given flexibility to decide how the cuts would be distributed. On Thursday, the White House is set to release its proposal for the 2018 budget, which is expected to include up to 37 percent to the budgets of the State Department and USAID, as well as other foreign assistance programs, including the UN.

Author: 0 Turkey threatens Netherlands with diplomatic sanctions for acting like 'Nazi remnants'

Observers say that Berlin does not want to provide a platform for propaganda to government officials whose policies the federal republic does not agree with. Dutch riot police arrested 13 people, spokeswoman Marjolein Koek said, as media showed police using dogs and a water cannon to break up the crowd. "Since 11 March, 2017 there have been diplomatic tensions between Turkey and the Netherlands".

Global Media Crude prices hit three-month low as United States drillers ramp up production
Author: 0 Crude prices hit three-month low as United States drillers ramp up production

OPEC said in the report oil stocks in industrialized nations rose in January to stand 278 million barrels above the five-year average, of which the surplus in crude was 209 million barrels and the rest refined products. The agency expects April crude oil production from seven major onshore shale plays to rise by 109,000 barrels a day to 4.96 million barrels a day. Brent crude for May delivery traded down about 1.6% at $50.54.

Global Media Merkel meeting pushed back to Friday
Author: 0 Merkel meeting pushed back to Friday

Trump and Merkel are expected to hold a bilateral meeting and working lunch, then answer questions at a joint press conference. "Merkel has been studying Trump from afar", Der Spiegel reported . Trump has elicited European concerns on multiple other issues, too, including his more friendly approach to Russian Federation and his position on climate change.

Author: 0 Brexit and Article 50 explained simply

Once the bill receives "Royal Assent", May can begin divorce talks at any time, although her spokesman hinted on Monday that any such decision was likely to come towards the end of the month rather than in the coming days. There has been a common consensus that Theresa May will be adopting a hard-Brexit negotiations stance with an attitude that she has nothing to lose.

Global Media Korea threatens
Author: 0 Korea threatens "merciless" strikes on U.S. warships

North Korea said the arrival of the us strike group in the seas off the east of the Korean peninsula was part of a " reckless scheme " to attack it. The United States and South Korea say the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system is for defense against North Korea, but China fears its powerful radar can probe deep into its territory and compromise its security.

Global Media Russian special forces sent to back renegade Libyan general
Author: 0 Russian special forces sent to back renegade Libyan general

Moscow has apparently deployed military forces to a base in western Egypt, a U.S. official said Tuesday, a sign Russian Federation could be increasing its involvement in nearby Libya. "Russian Federation is of course interested in Libya stabilizing in one way or another, deciding on its authorities and being able to take vigorous measures to ensure that Libyan territory does not become a breeding ground for the terrorist plankton", Peskov told reporters.

Global Media Intel to buy Israeli driverless car-tech firm Mobileye for $15 billion
Author: 0 Intel to buy Israeli driverless car-tech firm Mobileye for $15 billion

Intel has been trying in recent years to achieve a competitive edge in innovative fields, after losing the smartphone chip market to its major competitor, Qualcomm. Intel has been working officially with Mobileye since last year and earlier this year, with BMW, started to test 40 self-driving cars equipped with the two companies' technology.

Global Media Vikings sign Datone Jones
Author: 0 Vikings sign Datone Jones

Jones made seven starts in four seasons with the Packers, compiling nine sacks, seven pass deflections and one interception. Hopefully he will be a better fit in a 4-3 type of defense like the one the Vikings run. The Vikings could use some depth on the defensive interior, with Sharrif Floyd having missed almost all of past year because of injury. The 6-foot-4, 285-pound Jones played defensive end in 59 of a possible 64 regular-season games, mostly as a backup.

Global Media Casualty of rescue helicopter crash off Mayo coastline is named
Author: 0 Casualty of rescue helicopter crash off Mayo coastline is named

Belmullet councillor for Sinn Fein Teresa Whelan says the community is reeling. Minister for Transport Shane Ross said: "Today is one of the darkest days suffered by our fearless, committed emergency services". Captain Fitzpatrick, age 45, served with SAR Ireland for 20 years. 'The search operation is being coordinated by the Coast Guard Rescue Coordination Centre in Malin Head.

Global Media Iraqi Forces Push Further Into ISIS-Held West Mosul
Author: 0 Iraqi Forces Push Further Into ISIS-Held West Mosul

Iraqi forces battling to retake Mosul have cut the last road out of the city, trapping Islamic State group fighters inside, the USA envoy to the anti-IS coalition said Sunday. On Saturday, Iraq's pro-government Hashd al-Shaabi militia discovered a mass grave in Badush prison near the Iraqi city of Mosul . Eight civilians were among 19 people killed on Sunday in suspected US-led air strikes four kilometres south of Raqa, said the monitor.

Global Media Locals express heartbreak over British ship's damage to pristine Indonesian reef
Author: 0 Locals express heartbreak over British ship's damage to pristine Indonesian reef

Locals in Raja Ampat say that besides the damage to the reef, the accident has also put a major strain on the local economy, which relies heavily on snorkeling and scuba-diving tourism. Describing the incident as " unfortunate ", a spokesman said "it is imperative that the reasons for it are fully investigated, understood and any lessons learned incorporated in operating procedures".

Author: 0 May expects royal assent to trigger Brexit 'in coming days'

Addressing MPs yesterday, Mrs May said the Bill could now receive formal assent from Queen Elizabeth II "in the coming days" - a process that would leave the Prime Minister free to start Brexit. The lower house of Parliament is being asked by May to delete conditions imposed by the unelected upper House of Lords to her draft law, so she can press ahead and start Brexit by March 31.

Global Media This Day In Trump, Day 52: Preet Bharara fired; SNL taunts Ivanka
Author: 0 This Day In Trump, Day 52: Preet Bharara fired; SNL taunts Ivanka

He made the remarks while responding to questions on firing of Bharara after he refused to resign following the Department of Justices order asking him and 45 other attorneys , who were appointed by former President Barack Obama, to quit. Career attorneys will carry on that work until new US attorneys are put in place, the Justice Department said. He did not respond to a request for comment.

Global Media Israel Reminds Trump It Has No Peace Partner
Author: 0 Israel Reminds Trump It Has No Peace Partner

PM Netanyahu with US President Trump's Special Representative for International Negotiations, Jason Greenblatt. This will be in exchange for the Palestinians reentering negotiations with Israel - in a summit to be hosted in Amman with the two parties, as well as the USA and Jordan.

Author: 0 UK One Step Closer To Brexit After Members Of Parliament Approve Bill

The overwhelming likelihood, reports the BBC, is that the bill will become law and Theresa May will be able to trigger Article 50 . Brexit minister David Davis said it was in "everybody's interests that we get a good outcome", but said the government was "planning for the contingency, all the various outcomes".