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Author: 0 Inflation surges to 2.3% in February

Kristen Forbes, one of the nine rate-setters on the MPC, broke rank to vote for an interest rate hike to 0.5% last week amid fears that inflation is "rising quickly and was likely to remain above target for at least three years". CPIH - which includes CPI and owner occupiers housing costs - also hit 2.3% in the month, up from 1.9% in January. " Inflation has risen to its highest rate for nearly three and a half years with price increases seen across a range of items but with food and fuel ...

Author: 0 Indian Supreme Court suggests out-of-court settlement of Babri Masjid dispute

Saying that negotiated settlement between the parties to the dispute was the best course, Chief Justice Khehar offered to act as a mediator provided that he would not hear the matter on the judicial side. The court said that it may also appoint a principal negotiator if the parties want. On February 26, the apex court had allowed Swamy to intervene in the pending matters relating to the Ayodhya title dispute with his plea seeking construction of Ram temple at the site of demolished disputed ...

Global Media IRA fighter turned peacemaker McGuinness dies: Sinn Fein
Author: 0 IRA fighter turned peacemaker McGuinness dies: Sinn Fein

By 2007 Sinn Fein had pledged support for the police force and Ian Paisley, the fiery preacher of "never", was prepared as leader of the largest party to enter government with Sinn Fein. "The world of politics and the people across this island will miss the leadership he gave, shown most clearly during the hard times of the peace process, and his commitment to the values of genuine democracy that he demonstrated in the development of the institutions in Northern Ireland".

Author: 0 Macron seen most convincing in French election debate

Polls now show Mr. Fillon, the one-time favourite, crashing out in the first round behind Ms. Le Pen and Mr. Macron, following revelations of payments by Parliament to his wife and children as well as loans and lavish gifts from friends. "That's called Project Fear, Mr Fillon. It was used before Brexit, it was used before Donald Trump's election", she said, adding that the British economy was growing faster than the European Union and had lower unemployment despite Brexit.

Author: 0 Russian forces move into Kurdish Syrian Afrin

The 10 new units and other new battalions to be formed this year will be trained in all forms of combat, weaponry and tactics, with the aim of turning the YPG into a more organised force that resembles a traditional army, Xelil said. It maintains neutral relations with the Russian-backed Syrian government and sometimes clashes with Turkish-backed Syrian opposition forces. Russian analysts suggest that Moscow wants to balance the Turks and the Kurds in Syria, and that it does not want to give ...

Author: 0 What we learned from the hearing on the Trump campaign's Russian Federation ties

For the president - who has personally praised Comey - the hearing was the latest setback to his fledgling Administration. Trump was called out for his "alternative facts" in a number of tweets today. Comey and the director of the National Security Agency (NSA), appearing before a congressional committee, stated that their probe into the Moscow links could go on for months.

Author: 0 Hardline Hindu politician takes helm in India's Uttar Pradesh

Adityanath, five time MP from Gorakhpur, said he would follow Prime Minister Narendra Modi's slogan " sab ka saath, sab ka vikas " (With all and development of all) and ensure all round development of the state. In 2000, Mr Adityanath was accused, in three separate incidents, of crimes including attempted murder , rioting, and promoting enmity between religious groups.

Author: 0 Former Deputy First Minister Martin Mc Guinness has died

First elected as a member of the Northern Ireland assembly in 1982, McGuinness played a crucial role in keeping the more militant wing of the IRA on board as elements of the leadership secretly probed the possibility of a negotiated settlement.

Author: 0 Russia Unaware of US State Secretary's Reported Visit - Deputy Foreign Minister

When NATO foreign ministers meet in Brussels in early April, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson won't be there, USA officials told Reuters Monday. "After these consultations and meetings, in April [Tillerson] will travel to a meeting of the G7 in Italy and then on to meetings in Russian Federation", the statement adds.

Global Media Cabinet Passes Four Legislations Supporting GST
Author: 0 Cabinet Passes Four Legislations Supporting GST

Goods and Services Tax bill is India's biggest reform in India's indirect tax structure. Once the States approve these legislations along with other rules and regulations, it would become possible to launch GST in the country from July 1. The four bills to be tabled in the parliament are the Central Goods and Services Tax Bill 2017 (The CGST Bill); the Integrated Goods and Services Tax Bill 2017 (The IGST Bill); the Union Territory Goods and Services Tax Bill 2017 (The UTGST Bill); and the ...

Author: 0 UP CM Yogi Adityanath to meet Mukherjee, Modi

Adityanath today asked all officials ranked secretary or higher to declare their assets and income within two weeks. "It was an introductory meeting with Uttar Pradesh government officials". "The (Kalidas Marg) house was purified and decorated in accordance with Vastu Shastra. We used to conduct similar rituals whenever he got a new bungalow in Delhi as an MP".

Global Media Money Doesn't Buy Happiness (In America)
Author: 0 Money Doesn't Buy Happiness (In America)

According to the report , the top 10 happiest places are nearly the same as that of past year with Norway topping the poll again. Nations such as China (79), Pakistan (80), Nepal (99), Bangladesh (110), Iraq (117) and Sri Lanka (120) fared better than India on the ranking.

Author: 0 Gardner: Supreme Court nominee 'will make Colorado proud'

This aide, Jennifer Sisk , accused the appellate jurist of sexism when Gorsuch, who was teaching a class at the University of Colorado Law School, reportedly said that women "intentionally manipulate" companies concerning paid maternity leave.

Author: 0 Intel documents offer no evidence of spying on Trump Tower

Hours before the hearing, Trump tweeted that former Director of National Intelligence "James Clapper and others stated that there is no evidence Potus (president of the United States) colluded with Russian Federation", and said Democrats were pushing the inquiry because the party's election losses.

Global Media Why Norway is the happiest nation on Earth
Author: 0 Why Norway is the happiest nation on Earth

We came in ninth, behind the Netherlands, Canada and our neighbour New Zealand. As for the United States? On the global stage, Norway has trumped Denmark as the world's happiest country in a report that calls on nations to build social trust and equality to improve wellbeing.

Global Media Melania Moving to WH in June, Picks Barron's School
Author: 0 Melania Moving to WH in June, Picks Barron's School

Do Press Secretary Sean Spicer and his team ever read these articles before blindly sharing them? The first lady has been involved in some White House events, such as hosting her first luncheon in the State Dining Room during the celebration of International Women's Day and participating in the black-tie dinner for the nation's governors.

Global Media Saddam Hussain Is Struggling to Find a Job
Author: 0 Saddam Hussain Is Struggling to Find a Job

Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussain was executed in 2006. "People are scared to hire me", the young Saddam was quoted by the daily as saying. After watching his peers secure jobs around the world he chose to probe HR departments as to why his applications were falling short.

Global Media Is Happiness on the Decline in the US?
Author: 0 Is Happiness on the Decline in the US?

Sachs, known for "The End of Poverty" and other books. It should be noted that the World Happiness Report , released on the International Happiness Day on Monday, uses six factors - per capita gross domestic product, healthy life expectancy, freedom to make life choices, generosity, social support and absence of corruption in government or business.

Global Media Russia, Trump Wiretapping Claims Face Public Scrutiny Monday
Author: 0 Russia, Trump Wiretapping Claims Face Public Scrutiny Monday

Justice Department spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores said in a statement to CNN that the department "has complied with the request from leaders of the House and Senate Intelligence Committees and Judiciary Committees seeking information related to surveillance during the 2016 election".

Author: 0 Iraqi prime minister joins Trump for meeting focusing on IS

The meeting between Trump and Abadi may touch on some sensitive issues. "But we are looking forward to more cooperation between us and the USA", he said. Asked whether he had seen the Trump administration's plan to wipe out Islamic State, Abadi said: "I haven't seen a full plan". Meanwhile in Iraq, a fight to completely liberate areas under the Takfiris' control continued.

Author: 0 Australia hold out for draw in 3rd India Test

The hill town would be hosting its maiden Test match. "But yes, one should be aware of that", he said. Ball got soft too soon The Indian captain gave a weird explanation to Indian bowlers' failure to pick remaining eight wickets. At the same time, wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha gave Pujara a much-required company and scored his third Test hundred. "Credit to Australia for playing out the draw, but we played ourselves into a position where we could have won".

Global Media Names of suspended cricketers put on ECL
Author: 0 Names of suspended cricketers put on ECL

All of the charges relate to spot-fixing in the most recent Pakistan Super League (PSL). On March 16, the players were directed by the FIA to appear before the agency on March 20 and 21 to record their statements. "The PCB's investigation will continue with regard to any questionable activity by any player and player support personnel as it carries on with its mission of eliminating the menace of corruption from cricket." the board said.

Global Media President Xi meets US Secretary of State
Author: 0 President Xi meets US Secretary of State

The US and China will work together to get nuclear-armed North Korea to take a "different course". Trump's remark was also created to ramp up the pressure on Beijing to use its economic levers to force Pyongyang to bow to U.S. Since then, President Trump has reaffirmed the policy but later accused China of not doing enough against the threat of North Korea after its regime launched a missile during Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to the United States in February.

Global Media Merkel renews demand that Erdoğan drop Nazi comments
Author: 0 Merkel renews demand that Erdoğan drop Nazi comments

The Turkish president has previously criticized Berlin for blocking several rallies in advance of an April 16 constitutional referendum that would greatly expand his powers. "Merkel, now you're applying Nazi methods against my brothers who live in Germany, and against my ministers and lawmakers who visit there". The referendum on the proposed changes in the constitution will grant broad new powers under an executive presidential system to the Turkish president.

Global Media Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins - 3/20/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Author: 0 Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins - 3/20/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Then William Nylander and Nazem Kadri scored empty-net goals, which gave the Leafs the necessary cushion to withstand Dominic Moore's goal for Boston with 9.8 seconds left. It was the sixth marker of the year for Rielly and third in the last five games. The Leafs had the Bruins running around in their own zone, starting with a rush by Rielly that saw Rask forced to make a couple of good saves.

Global Media RadioShack bankruptcy claims Indianapolis stores
Author: 0 RadioShack bankruptcy claims Indianapolis stores

Chatham Ave., and at 711 W. 23rd St., No. 23, in Lawrence, are also set to close, according to the website. Parent company General Wireless, which filed for Chapter 11 protection March 8 in U.S. Those stores were deemed the ones with the "lowest sales velocity and highest rent". RadioShack executives conceded when announcing the company's filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy earlier this month the strategy did not work.

Author: 0 Oil drops on rising U.S. drilling, steady OPEC supply

This indicates the U.S. shale oil industry, hit by low energy prices, is returning to the market. US drillers added 14 oil rigs during the past week, bringing the total to 631 barrels, the highest number since September 2015. The market failed to rebound after Saudi Arabia Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Thursday the cuts by the OPEC and non-OPEC producers could be extended beyond June if oil stockpiles stayed above long-term averages.

Author: 0 Sean Spicer Has More Questions Than Answers in Fiery Briefing

Of the 11 trips to his Florida golf clubs, the White House has confirmed he played a round only three times, according to Knoller's tally. Sen. Chris Coons, D-Delaware, on Monday accused President Donald Trump's spokesman of mischaracterizing his statements regarding potential collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian officials in the leadup to the 2016 election.

Global Media Nearly half of Canadians want illegal border crossers deported
Author: 0 Nearly half of Canadians want illegal border crossers deported

However, 46 percent of respondents in the Reuters poll said that they did not approve of Trudeau's approach to the situation, while 37 percent approved and 17 percent did not know. "The [Royal Canadian Mounted Police] are trying to do their best here and it would be nice to have even more manpower to try and keep these people from coming into the town of Emerson".

Author: 0 Fox News pulls Napolitano after his Trump wiretap claims

Fox News and Napolitano did not return TheDC's request for comment. Trump did not back off his claim that President Barack Obama had Trump Tower wiretapped during the campaign. "Nothing found", Trump tweeted. Fox News gives its analysts much more latitude than correspondents and anchors in regard to what they can say on the network.

Author: 0 Michael Bloomberg on Neil Gorsuch confirmation: Don't overplay your hand, Democrats

He continued talking about the limited role of judges. If Gorsuch is approved by the Senate, he will replace one of the most conservative Supreme Court justices in recent history - Justice Antonin Scalia. "You're going to have your hands full with this president". The first day of hearings will be devoted to picture taking, family introductions and opening statements from the 20 committee members.

Author: 0 Senators to Public: Meet Judge Gorsuch

Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch arrives on Capitol Hill for his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington , March 20, 2017. He said in a statement last month that he has "real concerns" about Gorsuch's judicial philosophy and some of his past opinions . The committee, which began confirmation hearings Monday, is slated to vote on his nomination by April 3.

Author: 0 Comey: FBI Is Investigating Whether Trump Campaign Coordinated With Russia

It is not clear how much new information will emerge Monday, and the hearing's open setting unquestionably puts Comey in a hard situation if he's asked to discuss an ongoing investigation tied to the campaign of the president. USA intelligence agencies in January took the extraordinary step of stating publicly that they had concluded that hackers working for Russian Federation under Putin's direction broke into the email accounts of senior Democrats and released embarrassing documents to ...

Global Media Ivanka Trump's Company Faces Lawsuit Over 'Unfair' Advantage
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump's Company Faces Lawsuit Over 'Unfair' Advantage

In particular, the suit claims, Ivanka's women's clothing and accessory lines have been boosted by Donald Trump's condemnation of Nordstrom and other retailers who've dropped his daughter's line, as well as White House press secretary Sean Spicer "using his position to defend Ivanka Trump ".

Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation director Comey shoots down Trump's wiretap claims

Charles Schumer called for President Donald Trump to apologize Monday after the Federal Bureau of Investigation director told Congress that there's no information to support the president's wiretapping claims . Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), who chairs the House Intelligence Committee, on Friday said he was satisfied with the documents provided by the Department of Justice related to the wiretapping allegations.

Global Media Warning of snow issued by Met Office
Author: 0 Warning of snow issued by Met Office

At least 1cm is likely to fall in most places, with more than 5cm predicted on higher ground. It says it will be very cold on Monday night with occasional wintry showers of hail, sleet and snow, heaviest and most frequent in the western half of the country.

Global Media North Korea says it has completed development of new ICBM rocket engine
Author: 0 North Korea says it has completed development of new ICBM rocket engine

U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted before the talks in Beijing that North Korea has been "behaving very badly" and seemed to blame China for sitting idly by. An upscaled derivative of North Korea's old Nodong missile engine might fit what we are seeing, and while it would not be as efficient, it would probably be easier for North Korea to manufacture domestically.

Global Media Pope apologizes for Catholics' participation in Rwanda genocide
Author: 0 Pope apologizes for Catholics' participation in Rwanda genocide

An estimated 800,000 people were killed in the African country in 1994 when Hutu extremists targeted members of the Tutsi population and other government opponents. Four Catholic priests were in 2001 indicted by the defunct UN International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda for their role in the genocide. For two decades following the genocide, the Vatican maintained that although individual clergy had committed awful crimes, the church bore no institutional responsibility.

Global Media Britain's Theresa May to trigger Brexit on March 29
Author: 0 Britain's Theresa May to trigger Brexit on March 29

We expect it will be a two-year process and we are confident that is what we will achieve. May has said she wants to leave the European single market in order to be able to control immigration . Meanwhile, Downing Street denied reports suggesting that ministers were considering a snap election after triggering Article 50. Northern Ireland's largest Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein also said that he wants a referendum on splitting from the United Kingdom " as soon as possible " to join ...

Author: 0 India Tycoon Shuns Investment Banks in $23 Billion Vodafone Deal

However, vodafone will have the sole right to appoint the chief financial officer. Vodafone, the world's second-largest cellphone operator, will own 45.1 percent of the merged entity, after it transfers about 4.9 percent to promoters of Idea and/or their affiliates for 38.74 billion rupees ($592.15 million) in cash, Idea said.

Global Media 18 dead, another 20 injured after tree falls at Ghana waterfall
Author: 0 18 dead, another 20 injured after tree falls at Ghana waterfall

Ghana National Fire Service spokesman Prince Billy Anaglate said that 18 people died at the scene and two others died in hospital - but the overall death toll remains unclear. Among those confirmed dead were students of Wenchi Senior High School and the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR). It is reported numerous injured were taken to Kintampo Municipal hospital.

Author: 0 Spicer: Trump's Golf Habit Totally Different Than Obama's

But unfortunately for us, when Trump was a private citizen, he spent much of his time crying about President Obama's leisure time, which means that now when he acts like a big hypocrite, we can't help but point it out and correct the record.

Global Media Kintampo Waterfalls closed down
Author: 0 Kintampo Waterfalls closed down

Speaking also, the country's fire service spokesman Prince Billy Anaglate said a storm caused trees to fall in the "unusual incident" on Sunday. Early respondents reportedly used chainsaws to cut off the tree branches before some of the trapped students were rescued.

Global Media Washington athlete going for gold at Special Olympics
Author: 0 Washington athlete going for gold at Special Olympics

The 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games were officially opened this evening during a Ceremony at the Planai-Stadion in Schladming in Austria. She'll join a gaggle of coaches and teammates from Washington and OR at the airport Saturday to head to Washington D.C.

Global Media NGOs criticise Turkey-EU deal on refugees
Author: 0 NGOs criticise Turkey-EU deal on refugees

Turkey's relations with Europe are plunging from bad to worse, raising the prospect of a sharp divorce if constitutional amendments to dramatically expand Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers pass a referendum next month. After the measure was outlawed, the 1999 death sentence against Kurdish separatist leader Abdullah Ocalan - and others on death row - was commuted to life behind bars.