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Author: 0 Westminster attack: Six arrested had 'no connection'

Police investigating the deadliest London terror attack in 12 years have named the perpetrator as a 52-year-old British man, Khalid Masood. Officers have seized 2,700 items, including computer data, and have had contact with 3,500 witnesses to the attack, many of them of different nationalities, Rowley said.

Global Media Sturgeon to urge May to think again on independence vote
Author: 0 Sturgeon to urge May to think again on independence vote

Opposition leaders at Holyrood hit out at Ms Sturgeon for focusing on independence in the speech. As on Broadway, standing ovations come easily at such gatherings, and there were several during the SNP leader's 45-minute address. The "best way to deal with it", offered the First Minister, was not allowing London to keep "making the same mistakes over and over again", which was a amusing way to describe higher per-capita spending on public services.

Author: 0 Gennady Golovkin earns tough unanimous decision over Daniel Jacobs at MSG

By constantly switching to southpaw and using his length to control distance, he forced Golovkin to hesitate and kept the champion off balance. According to CompuBox, Golovkin outpunched 30-year-old Jacobs in NY - 231 to 175 - but the American, who is the first cancer survivor to win a world title, believed he had won the contest.

Author: 0 Chelsea eight wins away from Premier League title, says Antonio Conte

But Stoke fans didn't have long to wait before cheering a legitimate goal when they were awarded a penalty after Cahill shoved Walters at a Pieters free kick. But it soon became clear that Mark Hughes wanted his players to hassle Chelsea all over the pitch, led by the more mobile Walters and Saido Berahino.

Author: 0 Trump, House Republicans still working to replace ObamaCare

Almost two-thirds of Republicans still want Congress to pursue health care reform, a new Morning Consult/POLITICO poll shows. Ryan says Republicans would try working out their differences over the measure. Ryan-designed American Health Care Act to stand any chance of passing. "I think loyalty and fidelity are very important". Ryan's spokeswoman said: "Their relationship is stronger than ever right now".

Author: 0 Attacks on Nigerian Students Underscore India's Problem With Africans

On Tuesday, Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj tweeted saying she had spoken to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Adityanath about the matter. The police later picked up the 5 Nigerian students for questioning. On March 26, five Nigerians were arrested, and later released due to a lack of evidence. "I think this is barbaric and highly racial motivated attack towards the African students in India".

Global Media Turkish minister visits Switzerland as Europe row simmers
Author: 0 Turkish minister visits Switzerland as Europe row simmers

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attends a ceremony marking the 102nd anniversary of Battle of Canakkale, also known as the Gallipoli Campaign, in Canakkale, Turkey , March 18, 2017. "Let's freeze the negotiations on Turkey's accession now, this is the only thing we can do now", he further said. The same day Germany's new President Frank-Walter Steinmeier again urged the Turkish leader to "stop these appalling comparisons with Nazism, do not cut the ties with those who want a partnership ...

Global Media Helicopter Carrying 5 People Goes Missing Over Irish Sea
Author: 0 Helicopter Carrying 5 People Goes Missing Over Irish Sea

It is not yet known who was on board but it is understood that the helicopter was due to land in Weston Airport on the Dublin - Kildare border. The privately-owned twin squirrel red helicopter is believed to have left Milton Keynes on Wednesday en route to Dublin, via Caernarfon Bay in North Wales.

Global Media EU special summit on Brexit to be held on April 29
Author: 0 EU special summit on Brexit to be held on April 29

Any deal, he said, would have to be seen to be worse than Britain's current arrangements within the EU. The first such meeting was initially due to take place on April 6, but it is understood the date was pushed back in response to Mrs May's delay in triggering Article 50 , meaning negotiations are unlikely to get underway before May.

Author: 0 Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey found

The man who allegedly stole Tom Brady's Super Bowl LI jersey had a knack for nabbing items at the NFL's biggest game, according to new reports . The Patriots quarterback's Super Bowl jersey from two years prior, against the Seahawks, and Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller's helmet from the 2016 Super Bowl were also found along with the most recent Brady jersey.

Author: 0 US airstrikes may have killed Mosul civilians

While UN officials acknowledged the difficulty in expelling ISIS forces from the major northern Iraqi city of Mosul, they also warned the USA and Iraqi governments that they need to "rethink" their strategy in the offensive amid the soaring civilian death toll.

Author: 0 USA general says 'hard' to protect Mosul civilians

On Monday, the Pentagon said it was reviewing more than 700 video feeds of coalition air strikes on west Mosul , Iraq after reports of a large number of civilians killed in bombings. Votel said the investigation will look at what Islamic State militants did to contribute to the civilian deaths in the March 17 strike. "And there's also a fair chance that our strike had some role in it", Townsend said.

Author: 0 Putin Opponent Detained by Police Amid Massive Protests in Russian Federation

With hundreds of people under arrest throughout Russian Federation - including opposition leader Alexei Navalny - for the "crime" of peacefully protesting government corruption, could President Trump finally be reconsidering his admiration for Vladimir Putin? "We can not agree to these appeals", the Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters in Moscow , adding that protest rallies needed to comply with Russian laws.

Author: 0 USA Hockey reaches agreement with Women's National Team

I just encouraged them and told them, don't look at it in the short term, look at it in the long term. "I'm glad we could come together and reach an arrangement that will have a positive and lasting impact", said Boston's Hilary Knight, a veteran forward of the USA national team.

Author: 0 Donald Tusk to United Kingdom: 'we already miss you'

Under this, the European Union and Britain would broadly accept firms in each other's financial markets because their home regulatory systems apply similar standards. European Parliament Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt responded diplomatically: "I can not, as a gentleman, even imagine that a lady as Mrs". "Our goal is clear: to minimise the costs for European Union citizens, businesses and Member States, and we will do everything in our power".

Global Media Don't ignore the nuclear threat from North Korea
Author: 0 Don't ignore the nuclear threat from North Korea

United States defense officials said , the engine could be used for a long-range intercontinental ballistic missile. North Korea, ruled by Kim Jong Un , has been under sanctions for "half a century" but the communist state survived by placing an emphasis on juche or "self-sufficiency", he said.

Global Media Suspect in custody after incident near US Capitol
Author: 0 Suspect in custody after incident near US Capitol

Multiple police cars have been spotted outside the US Botanic Garden, on the south side of the Capitol reflecting pool. A US Capitol Police spokeswoman said the female driver tried to ram a US Capitol Police cruiser and tried to run over several other officers.

Author: 0 Arab leaders broach reconciliation with Israel in return for occupied territory

While Israel claimed the city as its "eternal capital" after occupying East Jerusalem during the 1967 Arab-Israel war, the global community does not recognize the claim and foreign embassies are now located in Tel Aviv. A show of unity was expected on the Israeli-Palestinian question, but on other issues analysts said any breakthrough was highly unlikely. The leaders are set to discuss the wars in Syria, Iraq, Libya and Yemen, the fight against "terrorism" and the Israeli-Palestinian ...

Global Media DOJ Said Yates Needed To Consult White House On Russia Testimony
Author: 0 DOJ Said Yates Needed To Consult White House On Russia Testimony

Now! You may remember Yates as not only the woman who refused to defend Trump's first Muslim ban in court and was then immediately fired, but the very same woman who, it came out, had days earlier informed the White House that Michael Flynn, then Trump's national security advisor, was vulnerable to Russian blackmail.

Author: 0 Former Russian Lawmaker Is Shot To Death Outside Hotel In Kiev

During the attack, Voronenkov's bodyguard, who fired back, was wounded. When he fled Russia , Voronenkov did so along with his wife, Maria Maksakova, who is also a former lawmaker. The case brings to mind that of prominent Russian journalist Pavel Sheremet, who died in July of previous year when his auto exploded in central Kyiv.

Global Media Democrats Will Try to Block Neil Gorsuch Confirmation
Author: 0 Democrats Will Try to Block Neil Gorsuch Confirmation

Senate Democrats are going to filibuster and require Gorsuch to get 60 votes for confirmation. "My vote will be no and I urge my colleagues to do the same", Sen. "So I would say it's up to Mitch, but I would say go for it". I haven't completely made up my mind. Assured of support from majority Republicans, Gorsuch received glowing GOP reviews but complaints from frustrated Democrats that he concealed his views from the American public.

Global Media The Terminator Franchise Will Be Back
Author: 0 The Terminator Franchise Will Be Back

This report seems to confirm that TERMINATOR is dead at Paramount. Reports emerged over the weekend that Paramount has shelved plans for a sixth film in the sci-fi series, casting doubt on the future of the franchise. Although we really doubt if a 69-year-old Schwarzenegger would want to return. "The talent had been offered long term deals, but this is not happening", an insider said.

Author: 0 US judge questions government on refugee claim

Watson also prevented the administration from freezing the US refugee program earlier this month in a ruling that came just hours before the federal government planned to start enforcing the executive order. Hawaii's ruling would not be directly affected by a decision siding with the federal government in the Maryland case, legal experts said. Trump's executive orders restricting entry to the United States of nationals from several predominantly Muslim countries has been criticized as ...

Global Media Yogi to campaign for BJP in Gujarat elections
Author: 0 Yogi to campaign for BJP in Gujarat elections

Others complained that the government was dragging its feet on issuing fresh licenses and renewing old ones. Another official told India Today that it has been a common practice that the new chief minister forms his own secretariat team when he takes charge, but Yogi Adityanath has not even done that, so it is too early to expect any transfer orders being issued from the "Pancham Tal" yet.

Global Media Seth Meyers has a ton of questions about Devin Nunes
Author: 0 Seth Meyers has a ton of questions about Devin Nunes

Democrats are up in arms over the way House Intelligence Committee chair Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) has handled its investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, with several members demanding he recuse himself. Nunes' committee is now investigating reports that Moscow attempted to sway the election in Trump's favor, as well as allegations that members of Trump's campaign may have conspired with the Kremlin to that end.

Global Media Republican Congressman Cancels Hearing About Trump's Ties With Russia
Author: 0 Republican Congressman Cancels Hearing About Trump's Ties With Russia

On Friday, he abruptly cancelled a planned hearing featuring former CIA Director John Brennan, former Director of National Intelligence Jim Clapper, and former acting Attorney General Sally Yates. However, Nunes says he was not in the White House itself. Yates had been scheduled to appear Tuesday before the committee as part of its second open-hearing into potential Russian intervention in the 2016 presidential election.

Author: 0 Military attack kills 42 Somali refugees off Yemen's coast

Mohamed al-Alay, the local coast guard in the Houthi-controlled Hodeidah area told Reuters in Mogadishu that the refugees, carrying official UNHCR documents, were on their way from Yemen to Sudan when they were attacked by an Apache helicopter near the Bab al-Mandeb strait.

Author: 0 MSP backs decision to begin talks with London on another referendum

For her part, British Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will not support a new Scottish vote until Britain has formally departed the European Union - a process of negotiations that experts say could take take several years. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and deputy John Swinney arrive for a key vote on a Scottish Independence Referendum. Scottish Independence supporters drive past the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh ahead of the vote by Members of the Scottish Parliament to ...

Author: 0 Wreckage believed to be from Rescue 116 found off Donegal

Micheal O'Toole, Irish Coast Guard on scene coordinator, said it was "very sad and very poignant" to recover the remains of their colleagues. The black box recorder was taken from the seabed at 4.30pm. Family members of the crew have been notified and are being supported by Garda liaison staff. This phase of the investigation will complete the immediate tasks around Rescue 116, 40 metres below sea level.

Global Media Seattle judge puts off ruling on travel ban
Author: 0 Seattle judge puts off ruling on travel ban

Florida's governor took a case involving the killing of a police officer out of the hands of its prosecutor Thursday, hours after she announced that her office would no longer seek the death penalty in any cases. But the scope of the rulings differed. The judges' rulings blocked the order, which was to go into effect Thursday and would have stopped new visas for citizens from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen for 90 days.

Author: 0 GOP divided over new course after House health care debacle

Republican leaders had said Friday that they were moving on from health-care to other issues, particularly a tax overhaul, but the meeting suggests that some members are still trying to see if there is a way forward for delivering on one of their top campaign promises.

Global Media South Korean workers resume lifting ferry
Author: 0 South Korean workers resume lifting ferry

The massive attempt to bring the ferry back to shore, almost three years after it sank, killing 304 people, is being closely watched by a nation that still vividly remembers the horrific accident. "I had seen footage of the vessel from time to time, but there are no words to describe what I'm feeling to see it above water", said Jung Seong Wook, a father who lost his son in the deadly accident.

Author: 0 Trump 'seriously considering' moving United States embassy to Jerusalem

The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) has warned the United States against the relocation of the embassy, saying doing so would fuel extremism in the region and kill all chances for a solution to the conflict. He spoke Monday by video feed from Jerusalem. "We remain committed to a negotiated two state solution that remains for us the only viable way to end the conflict and all claims".

Author: 0 Paul Ryan says House to revisit health care, offers no details

Republicans have issued mixed messages on what comes next. White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Monday suggested health care legislation could be revived with bipartisan support. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., sent a letter to House Democrats requesting input for legislation that aimed at "improving" the Affordable Care Act .

Author: 0 Official says trained Russian agent killed exiled Kremlin critic in Ukraine

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday said Voronenkov's murder "clearly shows the handwriting of Russian special services shown repeatedly in various European capitals in the past". Following his failure to win a seat in Russian parliament during last year's elections, Voronenkov emigrated to Ukraine with his family and issued several lines of criticism against the government of his native country.

Author: 0 European Union 27 sign Rome Summit declaration

Sixty years ago, recovering from the tragedy of two world wars, we chose to bond together and rebuild our continent from its ashes. In their solemn declaration ending the summit, the 27 leaders sought to end paralysis that has gripped the bloc on several issues and enshrined the notion that some member states will be able to move ahead on some issues while others remain on the sidelines.

Global Media SAFA president Danny Jordaan: Ahmed Kathrada was a great man
Author: 0 SAFA president Danny Jordaan: Ahmed Kathrada was a great man

Kathrada was incarcerated for a total of 26 years, 18 of which he served on Robben Island with Mandela and Sisulu, before being transferred to Pollsmoor Prison in Cape Town . Kathrada was finally released from prison on 15 October 1989, having spent a total of 25 years behind bars. But he was arrested again in 1963 and tried along with Mandela and other ANC leaders at the famous Rivonia Trial on charges of engaging in armed struggle.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8 Features AI Assistant and 'Infinity Display'

Mobile HDR Premium technology has been added on the Galaxy S8 series, a technology that was first introduced on the Galaxy Note 7 and more recently on the LG G6 and Galaxy Tab S3. In regards to the camera , which is a key selling point for many manufacturers, the S8 is not different from its immediate predecessor by boasting 12-megapixel and 8-megapixel lenses on the back and front .

Global Media China too strong, could not stop it from building shoal: Philippines
Author: 0 China too strong, could not stop it from building shoal: Philippines

Duterte said the Philippines can not stop China from building on Scarborough, adding that he can not let soldiers die in a war that the country is certain to lose. Duterte for enhancing the country's relationship with China. Yet Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte shocked the global community and financial markets by siding with China on the dispute, and seeking a "divorce" from the U.S.

Global Media Ivanka Trump Is Officially Becoming a Government Employee
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump Is Officially Becoming a Government Employee

In a statement , the White House said it was "pleased that Ivanka Trump has chosen to take this step in her unprecedented role as first daughter". Well, Ivanka is definitely going to be staying cozy in her West Wing office, but now she is becoming a bonafide federal employee , working directly under her dear daddy as Assistant to the President.

Author: 0 Holyrood's backing for new independence vote must be respected: Nicola Sturgeon

The two-day debate on a new referendum took place on March 21-22 but the voting was postponed in light of the Westminster terrorist attack. However the United Kingdom government, which has said "now is not the time" for a referendum as the United Kingdom negotiates Brexit for two years, immediately hardened its stand, raising the prospect of more delays, potentially taking a referendum beyond the next Scottish election in 2021.

Author: 0 Nuclear arms ban talks begin at UN, but US, others boycott

Haley as saying to reports outside the General Assembly as the talks were getting underway. Japan, caught between its position as the only country to have suffered atomic attacks and its reliance on the US nuclear umbrella for deterrence, said it was sending bureaucrats to the meeting but wouldn't take part in future negotiations.

Author: 0 Nuclear ban talks begin at UN, but US, Russia others boycott

World countries are set to launch talks on a global nuclear weapons ban despite objections from major nuclear powers . Although Britain, France, Israel, Russia and the United States voted no, while China, India and Pakistan abstained, 123 UN members said they would hold the conference to draw up a legally binding nuclear ban treaty.

Author: 0 'Erratic' woman drives into US Capitol cruiser

According to the spokesperson, the event is considered to be a criminal incident, not terrorism. While no one was hit, photographs from the scene show two bullet holes in the windshield of her vehicle. It was not immediately known what prompted the woman to flee or whether she intentionally tried to run over police officers, as was initially reported.

Author: 0 Sturgeon plans ENDLESS independence campaign after winning referendum vote, Davidson says

On Tuesday, MSPs at Holyrood voted by 69 to 59 in favour of a second Scottish independence referendum. However the United Kingdom government, which has said "now is not the time" for a referendum as the United Kingdom negotiates Brexit for two years, immediately hardened its stand, raising the prospect of more delays, potentially taking a referendum beyond the next Scottish election in 2021.

Author: 0 Police arrest two more over British Parliament attack

Little else is known about the 52-year-old, who plowed an SUV through pedestrians on Westminster Bridge before stabbing a police officer to death outside the Parliament in an attack later claimed by ISIS. He was a retired window cleaner who is believed to have been visiting a nearby hospital before he was struck by Masood's auto while crossing Westminster Bridge.

Global Media China mum over Pakistan's plan on Gilgit-Baltistan
Author: 0 China mum over Pakistan's plan on Gilgit-Baltistan

In a joint statement on Friday, Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik said. Leaders in an issued statement suggested and asked Pakistan to show wisdom and desist from such steps which may hamper the political and geographical position of Jammu & Kashmir.

Author: 0 Buhari Names Stephen Ocheni, Suleiman Hassan As New Ministerial Nominees

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday night forwarded the names of two ministerial nominees to the Senate as replacements for the late Mr. James Enojo Ocholi (SAN) and Mrs. The lawmakers, in protest, stood down the executive request of the President for the confirmation of a list of 27 regional executives of Independent National Electoral Commission.

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