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Author: 0 New £1 coin: Tesco to unlock every trolley as it misses deadline

The unlocking of Tesco fleet at its 2,500 stores across the United Kingdom could provoke a fresh surge of trolley abuse, with shoppers having no financial incentive to return them. However, he adds: "Alongside this task, they must also ensure they carry out their duties of regular machine maintenance. If you saved the same amount on behalf of a child at birth, they would have £264,992 by age 70".

Global Media Joe Biden Admits 'Regret' He Didn't Run for President
Author: 0 Joe Biden Admits 'Regret' He Didn't Run for President

Joe Biden has spoken movingly of the reason he decided not to run in the 2016 Presidential election in the United States, as his son Beau battled a fatal cancer diagnosis. But I thought I could have won. The politician said his son's illness made him feel unable to run. Biden was not almost done with his audience, leaving introspection behind and moving on to other topics - inevitably, to the man who did become president.

Author: 0 Hong Kong election: Carrie Lam becomes first female leader

Hong Kong's new leader was elected by a group of nearly 1,200 electors - mostly supporters of the Chinese government - sparking protests by pro-democracy activists in the region. Now it is Carrie Lam's turn, as the fourth chief executive, to try to strike the right balance between local aspirations and the unfortunate reality.

Global Media Now, Aadhaar mandatory for filing IT returns, applying PAN
Author: 0 Now, Aadhaar mandatory for filing IT returns, applying PAN

In case their existing users don't complete this re-verification, then their connection has to be terminated, and this would mean further loss. The Modi government, which has been on an overdrive to link Aadhaar with several benefits and schemes, has now made it mandatory for getting a mobile phone connection.

Author: 0 French Defense Minister Draws Hamon's Ire by Backing Macron

French presidential candidate François Fillon accused President François Hollande on Thursday of being involved in what he alleges is a government plot to spread damaging media leaks about his financial affairs. The 63-year-old was charged last week with misuse of public money and corporate assets over the employment of his wife as a parliamentary assistant for 15 years.

Global Media Dispute between groups at Cincinnati nightclub ended in mass shooting, officials say
Author: 0 Dispute between groups at Cincinnati nightclub ended in mass shooting, officials say

Cincinnati , a city of 300,000 people nestled along the northern banks of the Ohio River, had 66 homicides in 2016, all but nine of them as a result of firearms. Franz said the victims, some of whom have life-threatening injuries, were transported or transported themselves to five area hospitals. He says he and his wife Jane extend their thoughts and prayers to those involved.

Global Media Victim killed in Cincinnati nightclub shooting identified by police
Author: 0 Victim killed in Cincinnati nightclub shooting identified by police

Assistant Police Chief Neudigate later tweeted that the motive "is still unclear but there are no indications this incident is terrorism related ". She asked anyone with information to come forward to police. Mayor John Cranley called the shootings "unacceptable" and said authorities would work to find ways to prevent such violence.

Author: 0 US Sen. Blumenthal reacts after Republicans pull health care b

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said "America dodged disaster" after news broke that Speaker of the House Paul Ryan canceled a scheduled vote Trumpcare. The result was the Affordable Care Act, which I signed into law seven years ago today. Trump has repeatedly warned caucus members they could lose big in 2018 midterm elections if they fail to act in support of his bill. So if Republicans are serious about lowering costs while expanding coverage to those who need it, and if they're prepared to ...

Global Media Thousands gather in London to protest Brexit in 'Unite for Europe' march
Author: 0 Thousands gather in London to protest Brexit in 'Unite for Europe' march

The anniversary of the EU's founding treaty was marked by a special summit in Rome, where at least 10,000 people also marched in support of the bloc. The vote was a close split, with 51.9 per cent in favour. Organizers considered delaying the march but made a decision to go ahead. Several protesters carried yellow flowers that they laid at the memorial for the victims of the atrocity.

Author: 0 Chris Martin's late victor eases pressure on Scotland manager Gordon Strachan

Gordon Strachan's men were booed off after the game in Edinburgh, however Martin insists a passionate Hampden crowd can roar Scotland to a crucial three points. The substitute nearly made an immediate impact when the ball broke kindly for him 12 yards from goal but his weak effort was well held by Oblak. Russell Martin had an early chance and saw Jan Oblak pull off a magnificent save, diving to his right and preventing a certain goal.

Author: 0 Hong Kong set to get new leader as anointed by China

But Democratic Party lawmaker Andrew Wan said the agreement had no binding power, and that individual members were still free to vote as they see fit on. Retired judge Woo Kwok-hing had 21 votes. Yeung called on the public to choose a leader who welcome contrarian views, and promote transparency by imposing third-party reviews for government programs.

Global Media Pakistan win toss, opt to field against West Indies in first T20
Author: 0 Pakistan win toss, opt to field against West Indies in first T20

A late hitting exhibition from Carlos Brathwaite added some respectability to the West Indies total after the West Indies slipped to 49 for 6 in the 11th over. Shadab Khan impressed on debut picking up three wickets and going for just seven runs in his four overs. "PSL is an advantage as the boys are coming through playing T20 cricket".

Author: 0 What do you think about Hong Kong's election of Carrie Lam?

Each requires a high-wire balancing act. The anti-Lam protesters denounced Beijing's "interference" amid widespread reports of lobbying of the votes to back Lam, rather than the more popular and conciliatory reformer Tsang. Control is everything to the CCP. A recent poll from South China Morning Post ( SCMP ) found that Lam was backed by only 30 percent of the wider population compared to 47 percent for Tsang.

Author: 0 Rooney's England career not over, insists Southgate

In the two-legged match, England won in both cases with a score of 4: 0 and 0: 3. Southgate is aware that Lithuania are likely to defend in numbers and look to counter-attack, and Setkus added: 'I don't think we can beat England in ball possession! "First of all it's a privilege to play at such a legendary stadium and probably one of the best stadiums in the world".

Author: 0 Activists march ahead of vote for Hong Kong leader

Lam received 67 percent of the votes cast by the 1,194-member Election Committee. Last year, the disqualification from parliament of two publicly elected pro-independence lawmakers following Beijing's intervention also prompted accusations the city's legislature had been seriously compromised.

Author: 0 Capital City celebrates Earth Hour

A combination photo shows the Tokyo Tower before (L) and after its lights were switched off for Earth Hour in Tokyo, Japan March 25, 2017. WWF-Cymru head Anne Meikle said: "We are thrilled by the public response to this year's Earth Hour Wales".

Author: 0 Hong Kong: Carrie Lam selected to be city's next leader

Her attempt to push through a planned Palace Museum in Hong Kong , showing artefacts from the museum in Beijing's Forbidden City, was criticised for being presented as a done deal without public consultation, highlighting what some describe as her "autocratic" style, according to a source who knows her.

Author: 0 Ryan: Obamacare will be 'law of the land for the forseeable future'

Another handful - including Don Young (R-AK) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) - had similar concerns, largely saying they anxious the bill would hurt their districts. "We've emboldened them", one White House aide said. Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows, R-North Carolina, was mum about his plans. "I worked as a team player and would have liked to see it pass", Trump said, although he later admitted: "There are things in this bill that I didn't like".

Author: 0 China favorite elected Hong Kong's new leader

Earlier, a series of sit-in street protests, often called the Umbrella Revolution and sometimes used interchangeably with Umbrella Movement, occurred in Hong Kong from Sept 26 to Dec 15, 2014. But 20 years on, there are serious concerns Beijing is disregarding the handover agreement created to protect Hong Kong's way of life. The members will have two hours until 11am to cast their ballots.

Global Media Coalition Airstrike in Mosul Under Investigation
Author: 0 Coalition Airstrike in Mosul Under Investigation

US Central Command said Iraqi security forces requested the strike and that it struck IS fighters and equipment. Local officials estimated earlier in the week that about 130 people had died. Photos emerged of dismembered children and piles of blue body bags. Much of the situation remains unclear as the Iraqi forces, with the support of the US military and other friendly forces, battle with Islamic State for the west of the city - the last remaining area under ISIS control.

Global Media Trump blames Republicans for defeat of health bill
Author: 0 Trump blames Republicans for defeat of health bill

President Donald Trump has attacked conservative Republicans after the failure of the bill to replace Obamacare. "The people who are to blame are the people who would not vote yes". "I don't think the president is closing the door on anything in regard to the issue of health care". Mulvaney pushed back when Todd asked if the difficulty making progress last week meant the bill was fatally flawed from the beginning.

Author: 0 Schumer: Trump showed 'basic lack of competence' on health care bill

Schumer said GOP healthcare plan crashed and burned in part because Trump displayed "a basic lack of competence". The people voted and gave them the presidency and what did they say? The New York Democrat said Trump ran for president as a defender of the middle class while railing against the Democratic and Republican establishments, but once he was elected he took a turn to the "hard right", making it "virtually impossible for us to work with him".

Author: 0 Trump Faces Most Consequential Day Of His Presidency So Far

Trump said earlier this month in Nashville, Tennessee. The failure is now raising questions as to whether his administration will fulfill a campaign promise to replace Obamacare. But even Republicans have admitted that the drama that played out on Capitol Hill on Friday raises doubts about the Republican's ability to take on and pass major legislation.

Author: 0 Republicans never wanted to kill Obamacare

The House of Representatives on Thursday delayed a vote on legislation to begin dismantling Obamacare as President Donald Trump and leaders in Congress labored to find enough support among fellow Republicans for their version of a new federal health care policy, according to a senior House Republican aide.

Global Media After defeat, Trump promises 'great' plan to replace Obamacare
Author: 0 After defeat, Trump promises 'great' plan to replace Obamacare

But early missteps can be hard to overcome, particularly for a president like Trump, who took office with historically low favorability ratings and has continued to lose support since his inauguration. The House Freedom Caucus for being intransigent, obviously. "The most important question is: 'What does everyone learn from this?'" said Kevin Madden, a Republican strategist.

Author: 0 Health care fiasco jeopardizes Trump's alliance with Ryan

Trump has told four people close to him that he regrets going along with Speaker Paul D. Ryan's plan to push a health care overhaul before unveiling a tax cut proposal more politically palatable to Republicans", The Times reported . The bill would have left nearly 2 million state residents without health insurance and forced many others to pay thousands more for coverage. What happens next is unclear, but the path ahead on other priorities, such as overhauling the tax code, could ...

Author: 0 Trump pretends to drive big-rig truck as health care bill stalls

Liberals mocked it on social media because they don't seem to comprehend someone that relates with the working class. Trump, who wore an "I Love Trucks" button on his lapel, tried his best to emulate a truck driver: He enthusiastically pumped his fists, made a series of facial expressions that lit up the Twittersphere, and excitedly tooted the big rig's horn at least six times .

Author: 0 FBI Director Forced to Fact-Check Trump's Twitter Bullshit in Real

They reported that anonymous USA officials have told them that information indicates that association of the campaign and suspected operatives coordinated, which they admit is not conclusive of anything , is bordering on collusion. The collusion can not yet be proved by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. "Investigating it and having proof of it are two different things", White House press secretary Sean Spicer said.

Author: 0 Ryan group pushes Meadows on health care, others oppose bill

No matter what happens in the House, the ultimate fate of the legislation hinges on the Senate, where new uncertainty emerged about the timing of a vote despite earlier guidance that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., planned to push for a vote next week.

Global Media One person dead following mass shooting at Cincinnati nightclub
Author: 0 One person dead following mass shooting at Cincinnati nightclub

EDT, and Cincinnati Assistant Police Chief Paul Neudigate reported there was one shooter involved. "It's a chaotic crime scene". The victims were taken to several hospitals. The motive for the shooting remains unclear, and Neudigate says there is no indication the attack is terrorism related. At least one gunman opened fire in a crowded nightclub in Cincinnati last night, sending panicked people streaming towards the exits as shots rang out .

Global Media Donald Trump: Tax reform next after healthcare failure
Author: 0 Donald Trump: Tax reform next after healthcare failure

Ryan needed to get a simple majority in the House - around 216 votes depending on how many members show up to vote. The number of your electoral votes does not matter. Other Republicans applauded their leaders for returning to the drawing board, with polls showing the derailed healthcare plan to be unpopular following predictions that it would jeopardize or increase the cost of insurance for millions.

Global Media Antonio Conte picks his top five Chelsea summer transfer targets
Author: 0 Antonio Conte picks his top five Chelsea summer transfer targets

Abramovich is anxious that Inter Milan pose a threat to nab Conte away from Stamford Bridge, where they will offer him the luxury of choosing his own players. I think it's the best league in the world. The Roma player is now preparing for Belgium's World Cup qualifier with Greece on Saturday night. The Italian has guided the Blues 10 points clear at the top of the Premier League table, while his side are also in the FA Cup semi-finals.

Author: 0 'Completely Unacceptable' We Can't See Terrorists' WhatsApp Messages, Says Amber Rudd

We need to make sure those organisations like Whatsapp and there are plenty of others like that don't provide a secret place for terrorists to communicate with each other. "We will not resist from taking action if we need to do so". "We need them to set up an industry-wide forum to address the global threat". Despite her criticisms of the companies, Rudd insisted the Government needed to work with them in order to combat terrorism.

Global Media Kerala minister resigned on moral grounds: NCP
Author: 0 Kerala minister resigned on moral grounds: NCP

Immediately after the TV channel broke the story, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that the government was viewing the matter very seriously. "I have always upheld a political morality and principle that no one in the party will ever have to feel ashamed because of me", Saseendran said.

Global Media Local House members react to demise of GOP healthcare bill
Author: 0 Local House members react to demise of GOP healthcare bill

The Republican party enjoys a simple majority in the House with 235 members. "This is a disappointing day for us", Ryan said . The White House and Trump had put up a fearless face even till the last minute when they tried their best to muster support for their effort to repeal and replace Obamacare.

Global Media FA pursues 'disrespectful' England fans after Germany friendly
Author: 0 FA pursues 'disrespectful' England fans after Germany friendly

Against Germany I thought we played with controlled aggression without the ball...sometimes just having that calmness in the opposite half of the pitch is a good reminder for us. In their absence Southgate has seen signs of strength and leadership from elsewhere in his youthful squad, but still felt Hart had the gravitas for the occasion.

Global Media Ricciardo suffers gearbox drama before Australian GP
Author: 0 Ricciardo suffers gearbox drama before Australian GP

Daniel Ricciardo's trademark smile vanished as he endured a hellish Australian Grand Prix with a weekend-long spell of wretched luck that left his hopes in tatters in Melbourne on Sunday. "It was a little bit messy.it has put me back to 10th as opposed to fifth or sixth". It's hard to go past Lewis Hamilton this weekend. All of the drivers have been focusing on practice starts through testing and practice, yet none seem totally comfortable just yet...

Author: 0 Pirro: Speaker Ryan Must Step Down After ObamaCare Replacement Failure

In her commentary, Pirro took aim squarely at Ryan for the bill's failure. The one he hid under lock and key in the basement of Congress. "Folk's I want to be clear: this is not on President Trump", she said . House Republican leaders and the White House failed to win over a bloc of conservative members who thought the measure didn't go far enough in repealing the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare.

Author: 0 Trump's skills put to the test in high-stakes health care vote

The uncertainty is what's driving hospital stocks in intraday trading. The implosion of his health care bill confirmed the impression that Trump is a failing president. Pelosi, the leader of the Democrats, represents a San Francisco district that voted for Clinton over Trump, 86.7 percent to 8.7 percent. Stewart's spokeswoman said only that the representative was "very disappointed" in the bill's failure and declined to say whether he would like to try again.

Global Media Merkel affirms German backing for two-state solution
Author: 0 Merkel affirms German backing for two-state solution

The SPD, having long played second fiddle to Merkel in a national right-left grand coalition , has been re-energised since Schulz became leader this month. The former coal region, where the last mine closed in 2012, has sought to establish itself as a research and IT hub. A Deutschlandtrend poll for national TV on 24 March suggested the Christian Democrats (CDU) and the SPD were on level pegging nationally, but that voters favoured Mr Schulz to lead the next government in Berlin.