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Russian Federation tests 'local' internet that does not depend on root NS authorities

Russian Federation tests 'local' internet that does not depend on root NS authorities The legislation, which some Russian media have likened to an online "iron curtain", passed its first of three readings in the 450-seat lower chamber of parliament. RosBiznesKonsalting reported that a Kremlin source told the Russian news outlet that President Vladimir Putin supports the proposed law. Moscow is seen to be moving toward a model similar to the "great firewall" of China , whe... [Full Article...]

A rare black African leopard

A rare black African leopard The black leopard , which gets it's distintive colour from the creation of excess melanin, is extremely rare, so photographer Will Burrard-Lucas really hit the jackpot. While 11 per cent of leopards alive today are thought to be melanistic, most are found in Southeast Asia where tropical forests offer an abundance of shade. [Full Article...]

Severe surf, winds slam into Hawaii, hitting roads and trees

Severe surf, winds slam into Hawaii, hitting roads and trees The statement read: "Perhaps the first time ever, snow has fallen in a Hawai'i State Park". Hawaii News Now reported that the surf was forecast to top out at 60 feet (18 metres) on Sunday. The visitor station on the 13,308 foot mountain is closed until Tuesday 'due to the predicted continuation of severe weather, ' according to the station's website. [Full Article...]

Ex-boyfriend arrested in connection to Valerie Reyes's death

Ex-boyfriend arrested in connection to Valerie Reyes's death Valerie Reyes , 24, of New Rochelle , was identified as the body found in a suitcase in Greenwich, Conn., police said. I kept praying that she would tell me, she would give me hints, a name or something ... He holds dual citizenship with Venezuela, and it is believed he broke up with Reyes a year ago. Her body was discovered around 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. [Full Article...]

McConnell wields Green New Deal as a bludgeon against Democrats

McConnell wields Green New Deal as a bludgeon against Democrats Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, calls for a New Deal-style mobilization to shift the U.S. economy away from fossil fuels such as oil and coal and replace them with renewable sources such as wind and solar power. "They [Republicans] have offered no plan to address this economic and national security threat and want to sabotage any effort that makes Big Oil and corporate polluters pay", he said in a st... [Full Article...]

NYPD detective killed, sergeant wounded in shooting in Queens

NYPD detective killed, sergeant wounded in shooting in Queens While he's in custody, police are asking anyone with more information about him to contact them. Detective Brian Simonsen, 42, is believed to have been killed by friendly fire while responding to a report of an armed robbery in Queens. NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill previously said the shootings appeared to be "an absolute tragic case of friendly fire". Police say an imitation firearm was r... [Full Article...]

Terrorists target IRGC bus in southeastern Iran

Terrorists target IRGC bus in southeastern Iran The Sunni Muslim militant group, Jaish al-Adl (Army of Justice), has said it was behind the bombing. Last September at least 29 people were killed and over 60 wounded in an attack on an IRGC parade in the southwestern city of Ahvaz. The attacks come as Iranian officials have said they blame Saudi Arabia and the United States for stirring up dissent in the country. Iranian Foreign Minister Mo... [Full Article...]

May seeks more time for Brexit talks

May seeks more time for Brexit talks Pro-Brexit Tory MPs also pressed Ms. These include an extra legal document that will probably make a binding commitment to try to end the contentious Irish backstop as soon as possible. The EU is reluctant to make any gestures towards the United Kingdom on the backstop, not only because of maintaining peace in Northern Ireland and preventing a backdoor into the EU's single market, but also becau... [Full Article...]

Huge Crowd Awaits Atiku, Obi For PDP Presidential Campaign In Lagos

Huge Crowd Awaits Atiku, Obi For PDP Presidential Campaign In Lagos President Muhammadu Buhari's party has issued a stern warning to the United States and other foreign allies for allegedly making "unguarded" public statements ahead of Nigeria's presidential polls this weekend. "We invite the world to note that this latest assault against the people's candidate is also borne out of direct ill-will and hatred against him by President Muhammadu Buhari as wel... [Full Article...]

New Zealand wildfires show no sign of easing, 3,000 flee

New Zealand wildfires show no sign of easing, 3,000 flee The forest fire began almost a week ago on the South Island and burned 2,300 hectares (5,700 acres). "There is some concern about predicted high winds this afternoon, which are expected to test the control lines", the agency said earlier. [Full Article...]

California governor to rebut Trump in 1st State of State

California governor to rebut Trump in 1st State of State Steinberg previously was leader of the state Senate. "We are not interested in participating in this political theater", Newsom said at a press conference. He says building the line could bring economic transformation to the agricultural region. "The Democratic governor acknowledged critics who want the state to abandon the project entirely, but said he doesn't want to waste the billions already... [Full Article...]

Five found dead at Texas home in apparent shooting, sheriff says

Five found dead at Texas home in apparent shooting, sheriff says Five people have been killed in a shooting at a home in eastern Texas, according to local officials, but only few details are now available. The Polk County Sheriff's Office received a call for assistance around 10:30 a.m. A woman, identified as the mother of Ashley, was found locked in the back bedroom. Lyons says a firearm was recovered from the house about 75 miles northeast of Houston an... [Full Article...]

U.S.'s Mnuchin, in China, looks forward to trade talks

U.S.'s Mnuchin, in China, looks forward to trade talks China hopes that the upcoming round of its trade negotiations with the United States will bring positive results, Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Monday. It has also imposed a 10 percent tariff on another $200 billion of made-in-China goods. Facing an economic slowdown at home, the Chinese government has a strong motivation to address American demands and put an end to the trade war. [Full Article...]

School District 71 schools closed, School District 72 schools open

School District 71 schools closed, School District 72 schools open Pickup is at 3:30 p.m. all after-school activities and clubs at Cutchogue East are canceled this afternoon. Following a winter storm watch released early yesterday, Environment Canada upped the amount of snowfall expected to hit the city, and issued a warning to kick off the week . [Full Article...]

Cliff Sims Explains Why He's Suing Trump

Cliff Sims Explains Why He's Suing Trump After Sims - the former director of White House message strategy and special assistant to the president - published a tell-all memoir about the Trump administration titled Team of Vipers: My 500 Extraordinary Days in the Trump White House last month, the president's campaign organization filed an arbitration claim accusing him of violating the terms of a nondisclosure agreement he signed during ... [Full Article...]

Elizabeth Warren to make stop Sunday in Las Vegas

Elizabeth Warren to make stop Sunday in Las Vegas Warren wondered if the candidates and press would undyingly focus on Trump's tweets and "dark and ugly" statements every day. The answer to that question, Warren went on to say, was to avoid the trap of engaging in every one of Trump's actions."Here's how I see it: Donald Trump is not the only problem we've got". [Full Article...]

U.S. Senator Klobuchar joins Democratic presidential field

U.S. Senator Klobuchar joins Democratic presidential field The president tweeted: "Well, it happened again". "Correct. To me, it showed a strength and a grit and a visual that stood her up against Trump right there and set her apart". "I am running for you". "The concerns of Minnesotans are not necessarily the concerns of people in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida, Michigan, West Virginia, even Wisconsin", Minnesota Republican Party Chair Jennifer Carnahan t... [Full Article...]

Vietnam foreign minister arrives in North Korea

Vietnam foreign minister arrives in North Korea It's unclear whether Seoul will negotiate a longer deal for next year, or whether they will up their contribution to pay for the US military presence again. Their first summit in Singapore last June resulted in Kim's vague commitment to "complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula", a term that his propaganda machine previously used when it argued it would only denuclearise after the U.S... [Full Article...]

El Chapo trial: Mexican drug lord GUILTY and will NEVER be released

El Chapo trial: Mexican drug lord GUILTY and will NEVER be released A grand jury in New York City found Mexican drug cartel kingpin Joaquin " El Chapo " Guzman guilty on all counts; setting the stage for a high-stakes sentencing hearing that could send the global criminal to prison for the rest of his life. [Full Article...]

17 killed as fire hits hotel in New Delhi (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

17 killed as fire hits hotel in New Delhi (PHOTOS, VIDEOS) Over 30 people were rescued by firefighters, who managed to contain the blaze after several hours. At least 35 others were rescued from the six-storeyed building, while three jumped off the upper floors of the hotel in Karol Bagh to save their lives. [Full Article...]


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