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Global Media Iraqi leader: Trump to accelerate support
Author: 0 Iraqi leader: Trump to accelerate support

Iraqi forces launched a major operation to recapture west Mosul - the most-populated urban area still held by IS - on February 19, and have retaken a series of neighborhoods from the jihadists. Many in Canada are watching to see whether the Kurds plan to demand independence from the rest of Iraq, as their leaders have promised. "We have our own plan".

Global Media I feel 'somewhat' vindicated by House Intel chair's revelations
Author: 0 I feel 'somewhat' vindicated by House Intel chair's revelations

Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., held a news conference Wednesday to announce that he had seen intelligence reports showing that US intelligence officials "incidentally collected" information related to Trump transition officials during "normal" foreign surveillance activities unrelated to the investigation into Moscow's role in the election.

Author: 0 Ukrainian Lawmaker Says Manafort Hid Yanukovych Payments

According to Kyrgyzstan's Central Bank, Neocom Systems is a shell company used by AsiaUniversalBank for money laundering and stock fraud. Leshchenko on Tuesday published scans of the alleged contract, but ABC News was unable to immediately verify the documents' authenticity.

Global Media Tsunami fears as 'strong' natural disaster hits holiday resort popular with Brits
Author: 0 Tsunami fears as 'strong' natural disaster hits holiday resort popular with Brits

The epicentre of the quake was about 23km from the city's capital of Denpasar and 118km deep, showed BKMG data. The US Geological Survey reported that a 5.5-magnitude quake had hit the Indonesian island of Bali, Sputnik reported. Bed shaking, windows rattling. Was stronger than normal, probably shook for about 60 seconds, ' a resident told BNO News . There is no threat of a tsunami.

Global Media House committee asks for documents on Michael Flynn's foreign contacts
Author: 0 House committee asks for documents on Michael Flynn's foreign contacts

The vow bars all federal appointees from lobbying their former colleagues for five years after leaving the administration and bans lobbying for a foreign government for life. The Daily Beast reported Wednesday that Flynn did not sign Turmp's ethics pledge upon beginning as national security adviser. Democrats on the committee posted the other letters here.

Global Media Sturgeon urges Scottish parliament to back referendum call
Author: 0 Sturgeon urges Scottish parliament to back referendum call

The current balance of power means Sturgeon is nearly certain to win the chamber's backing to formally ask London for permission to press ahead. Before the attack in Westminster led to the debate being suspended, Mr Neil, the former Scottish health minister, said that the Brexit deal may be concluded in two years but the UK's trading arrangements may take longer to sort out.

Global Media Ukraine bans Russia's Eurovision Song Contest entry
Author: 0 Ukraine bans Russia's Eurovision Song Contest entry

A total of 43 countries are expected to participate in the Eurovision Song Contest this year. Many Russian politicians had openly called for a boycott, but last week it was confirmed that 27-year-old wheelchair-user Yulia Samoylova would represent Russia at the contest with the song Flame is Burning.

Global Media Still more tweaking to the medical marijuana bill
Author: 0 Still more tweaking to the medical marijuana bill

If approved there, it will go to the full body for a vote. Thune, in an interview with FOX News, says it's not lost on his colleagues how important it is to start the process of replacing Obamacare with a plan that works. Gov. Deal is expected to approve the bill, bringing the new law into effect September 1, 2017, according to the AJC . The boundary line, according to the bill, lies, "25 feet landward of the landward toe of the most landward sand dunes, or 25 feet landward of the crest of ...

Author: 0 Iraq's Abadi Says Trump Has Assured Him of More US Support

Echoing themes that were common from State Department officials during the Obama administration, Abadi said governments and militaries succeed only if they win the trust and support of the civilian population through measures like anti-corruption reforms and good governance.

Author: 0 South Korea starts raising sunken ferry three years after disaster

The ministry said the attempt to fully lift the wreckage will be made from 8:50 p.m. local time, adding that the ship would be seen as high as 13 meters up from the surface of the water at about 11 a.m. Divers also checked the underwater situation to make certain that the operation will go smoothly. The loading process, including emptying the ferry of water and fuel, is expected to take days.

Author: 0 Manafort pushes back on report he worked to help Putin's government

Manafort, 67, was sacked as Trump's campaign chairman in August after word surfaced that he had orchestrated a covert lobbying operation on behalf of pro-Russian interests in Ukraine. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., said the disclosure "undermines the groundless assertions that the administration has been making that there are no ties between President Trump and Russian Federation".

Author: 0 Judge Gorsuch and the corpse flower

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., joked that he was certainly no fan of Trump during the campaign and made the case that Republicans didn't blockade Gorsuch's nomination to allow Trump to make a nomination because a lot of them didn't believe Trump would win last November.

Global Media Sikhism to be included in census forms: Pakistan court
Author: 0 Sikhism to be included in census forms: Pakistan court

Radesh said, "Sikhs are a progressive community of Pakistan and the 2017 census forms should have a separate box for them". A Sikh community, Advocate Heera Singh Khalsa said he filed the case in the SHC on the basis of article 25-1 that says: "All citizens are equal before law and are entitled to equal protection of law.".

Global Media Unidentified Naked Man Stealing Female Innerwears from Girls Hostel
Author: 0 Unidentified Naked Man Stealing Female Innerwears from Girls Hostel

The man wearing women's underwear was roaming freely in a semi-nude condition and he was captured on CCTV footage. The management too has not increased security within the college premises. Hostel officials have handed over the CCTV footage of February 12, to the cops. But the courageous students called the security guards and succeeded in chasing him out of the campus.

Global Media Hezbollah's Mustafa Badreddine was killed by own men on Iran's orders
Author: 0 Hezbollah's Mustafa Badreddine was killed by own men on Iran's orders

Eizenkot said that there was disagreement over how Hezbollah's military efforts were progressing and claimed he was killed either by Hezbollah or "its patron Iran". Israel officially acknowledged one strike on Syrian territory. The skies over Syria are now crowded, with Russian and Syrian aircraft backing Assad's forces and a US-led coalition striking Islamic State and al-Qaeda targets.

Author: 0 Ukraine MP claims ex-president's party secretly paid ex-Trump aide $750000

The Associated Press was unable to independently verify the authenticity of the document. Serhiy Leshchenko, an investigative journalist who became a member of parliament after Ukraine's 2014 revolution, unveiled the documents just hours after Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey said his agency was investigating ties between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign; he declined to identity any individual who was under scrutiny.

Author: 0 Neil Gorsuch's Confirmation Hearings Start Today

During the past three days of questioning, Gorsuch has repeatedly said that he has to be cautious about commenting on specific issues that could come before him if he is confirmed as an associate justice on the court. Democrats say he's too friendly to corporations. Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, argued that the Senate owes a president discretion in picking his judicial nominees and pointed out that Gorsuch had received the highest rating possible from the American Bar ...

Global Media Trump's Terrifying Comey Tweet
Author: 0 Trump's Terrifying Comey Tweet

Later, the White House insisted that Congress open investigate into the claim as part of its probe into Russia's meddling in the election. Trump fired his first national security adviser, retired Lt. "Comey's ratings, which are two-to-one negative, suggest a crisis of confidence in his leadership as top law enforcement officer", Harvard-Harris poll co-director Mark Penn said.

Author: 0 Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath gets new Twitter account

Swati Singh , MLA from Lucknow's Sarojini Nagar, and president of UP BJP women's wing received women and child development. She is the wife of Dayashankar Singh who was expelled by the party for making comments against BSP supremo Mayawati.

Author: 0 Books of condolence opened for Martin McGuinness

At UK prime minister's questions, Theresa May said she could never condone his violent past, but also reflected on his "indispensable" role in securing peace. Mr McGuinness died following a short illness on Tuesday, 21 March. Ashrawi also described McGuinness as a defender of rights and justice, as well as a man of peace who fought against oppression and injustice.

Author: 0 Norway tops the global happiness ranking for 2017

The authors found that six variables were key to three-quarters of the variation among countries, which were gross domestic product per capita, healthy life expectancy, having someone to count on, perceived freedom to make life choices, freedom from corruption and generosity .

Author: 0 Trump challenges Obama's Iraq strategy at Abadi meeting

Emerging from his first meeting with President Donald Trump, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Monday he was assured the USA will accelerate its support for his country's struggle against the Islamic State group. "Our end goal in this phase is the regional elimination of ISIS through military force". Tillerson also gave a nod to restabilizing areas once ISIS is defeated.

Global Media Ahead of Trump visit, Paul hopes health proposal will fail
Author: 0 Ahead of Trump visit, Paul hopes health proposal will fail

Walter Jones, a Republican from North Carolina, said when asked if the president had addressed the wiretapping claim during the meeting ahead of Thursday's health care bill vote. The new U.S. administration is committed to achieving a peaceful and stable world in the tradition of previous Republican leaders, President Donald Trump said in a speech to party leaders.

Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation probing possible links between Russia, President Donald Trump associates

House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes said Wednesday that the US intelligence community collected multiple conversations involving members of Donald Trump's transition team after he won the election previous year. "Must find leaker now!" None of the surveillance was related to Russian Federation or the investigation into Russia's activities prior to the election.

Author: 0 Accused Teen Shooter Says He Was Annoyed by Victim's Snapchats

The new details about last month's attack emerged during testimony from Cache County sheriff's Deputy Brian Groves during a hearing in which a juvenile court judge ruled that there was enough evidence for the boy to stand trial, the Deseret News reported.

Author: 0 Marine Le Pen travels to Africa to meet French anti-terrorism troops

All 11 contenders will take part in another debate on April 4. The three-and-a-half-hour live debate between the top five candidates saw Le Pen and Macron repeatedly exchange verbal blows. Ms Le Pen called for an end to multiculturalism but Mr Macron accused her of making enemies of Muslim people living in France. A snap opinion poll showed Macron, a 39-year-old former economy minister who has never run for public office before, was the most convincing among the top five contenders in a ...

Global Media Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger denies rumours of PSG deal, says 'fake news'
Author: 0 Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger denies rumours of PSG deal, says 'fake news'

The representatives of Ozil and Sanchez are in regular contact, with reports claiming both players are demanding salaries in excess of £250,000-a-week. Chris Sutton could probably get on Arsenal Fan TV with lines like this. "We have to show what we showed against Liverpool and take some points". On communicating with his teammates with so many different languages and nationalities in the dressing room, he added: 'Off the pitch in the dressing room when you're trying to explain things to ...

Author: 0 Spicer says rape at Maryland high school shows need for immigration crackdown

At the news conference earlier in the day, Smith noted that there are almost 160,000 students in the school system and said "this disgusting incident shouldn't change anyone's mind that schools are safe for our students". "The answer is well, if they had a probation officer, maybe, or if they had an ankle bracelet, maybe", she said. Montgomery County Superintendent Jack Smith explained that as the pair had no papers or record of their academic history, they were automatically enrolled as ...

Global Media London terror attack: Killed police officer named, remembered
Author: 0 London terror attack: Killed police officer named, remembered

PC Palmer was one of five people who died, including the suspected assailant, in the heart of London. Police officer Keith Palmer was killed in the Westminster attack. Mr Ellwood, who lost his brother in the Bali bombing, could be seen pumping the officer's chest then standing above him, his hands and face smeared with blood.

Global Media India jails Hindu radicals for life over Ajmer Sharif shrine blast
Author: 0 India jails Hindu radicals for life over Ajmer Sharif shrine blast

The court also asked for a report on the three men absconding in the case by March 26, 2017. The October 11, 2007 blast took place during the month of Ramazan and targeted the Khwaja Chishti shrine. The court convicted the duo under Sections 120 (B), 295-A of the Indian penal Code, Sections 16 and 18 of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act and Sections 3 / 4 of Explosive Substances Act.

Global Media China's Xi calls for peace in meeting with Netanyahu
Author: 0 China's Xi calls for peace in meeting with Netanyahu

China's President Xi Jinping (R) and Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands ahead of their talks at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing on March 21, 2017. Earlier yesterday, Netanyahu told a meeting of more than 600 Israeli and Chinese businesspeople that Israel is well-positioned to help China upgrade its products, services and utilities with better technology.

Author: 0 Kirkcaldy MP caught up in Westminster attacks

Reports suggested that on Westminster Bridge , pedestrians were hit by a vehicle that ploughed into them. Metropolitan Police are treating this as a terrorist incident. He is not injured but it would be inappropriate for him to have presided over the presser, Harrington explained to reporters who had expected to see Mackey instead.

Author: 0 Pakistan overpowers India in terms of 'Happiness Index'

The latest World Happiness report by the UN's Sustainable Development Solutions Network which measures "subjective well-being" shows that Norway has ousted fellow Nordic nation Denmark at the top of the pile. In spite of having swapped places, the ten happiest countries remain the same as a year ago. While Israel ranked 14th in 2012, the first year the report was released, it has ranked 11th in each subsequent year.

Global Media ACLU: Border Agent Sexually Assaulted Undocumented Young Women Seeking Help
Author: 0 ACLU: Border Agent Sexually Assaulted Undocumented Young Women Seeking Help

U.S. Customs and Border Protection can not comment on pending litigation; however, we take allegations of misconduct seriously and there is no room in CBP for the mistreatment or misconduct of any kind toward those in our custody. He then took Clarita's 17-year-old sister and allegedly sexually assaulted her too. "I hope the officer will be honest about what he did and take responsibility for his actions".

Author: 0 NYPD Boosts Presence Around the City Following London Terror Attacks

A vehicle mowed down pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge, killing at least 2 pedestrians and an officer. NY police ramped up security at British sites across the city on Wednesday after an assailant fatally stabbed a policeman outside Britain's parliament and was then shot and killed by police.

Author: 0 President Donald Trump to Attend Brussels NATO Summit

Current and former US officials told Reuters that Tillerson will instead attend Trump's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the president's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. Trump also will meet with Stoltenberg at the White House on April 12 to "talk about how to strengthen the alliance to cope with challenges to national and global security", the White House said.

Global Media Germany to Compensate 50000 Convicted Homosexuals
Author: 0 Germany to Compensate 50000 Convicted Homosexuals

Chancellor Angela Merkel's cabinet is set to pass the legislation on 22 March before it goes to parliament. "The rehabilitation of men who ended up in court purely due to their sexuality is long overdue", said Heiko Maas, the German justice minister.

Global Media Turkish Ruling Party Moves to End European Campaigning
Author: 0 Turkish Ruling Party Moves to End European Campaigning

The latest row is one in a long list of disputes centred on human rights and freedom of expression that have plagued Ankara-Berlin ties, particularly since last July's failed military coup against Erdogan. "And release Deniz Yucel". It's more hurtful. Today's Europe is the fascist, cruel Europe of the World War Two era. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused German Chancellor Angela Merkel that she was using " Nazi methods".

Author: 0 Four dead, 20 injured in United Kingdom parliament attack

Commons leader David Lidington told MPs a police officer had been stabbed , and the alleged attacker shot by police. A doctor says one woman was killed, others have "catastrophic" injuries in Westminster Bridge incident, UK Press Association reports.

Author: 0 Kenyans are among the saddest people in the world, global report

WHR had outlined past year that India's GDP numbers and other positives are offset by drops in social support, thus causing it to rank very low in the 155-country list . you might want to pack your bag and head north. . The report places Pakistan on number 80, China on number 79 while Nepal stands at the 99 spot. "The United States can and should raise happiness by addressing America's multi-faceted social crisis-rising inequality, corruption, isolation, and distrust", he wrote.

Global Media Marvel: Future Fight developer Netmarble seeking $2.4B through IPO
Author: 0 Marvel: Future Fight developer Netmarble seeking $2.4B through IPO

Netmarble , the ninth largest game publisher in the world, according to App Annie, is capitalizing on rising demand for games played on smartphones as casual players seek new content to play. Netmarble may become South Korea's No. 1 game company this year in terms of revenue by beating top game publisher Nexon Co., which posted sales of 1.9 trillion won last year.

Global Media Majority of Wisconsin Voters want to Keep Health Care Law
Author: 0 Majority of Wisconsin Voters want to Keep Health Care Law

Trump received disapproval ratings from white voters and men, while he still holds an 81 percent approval rating among Republicans - down from 91 percent two weeks ago. election; immigration policy; and U.S. Supreme Court appointments. The polls' margin of error is listed at +/- 4.4 percent. Only 3 percent favor more borrowing, which Walker has proposed doing.

Author: 0 Car Bombing in Baghdad Kills at Least 23 People

The Daesh terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the auto bombing in Baghdad . The attack occurred in the evening when a booby-trapped auto parking at a crowded marketplace detonated at the predominantly Shiite neighbourhood of Amil in southern Baghdad , the source said on condition of anonymity.

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