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Netanyahu makes deal with far-right party ahead of Israeli election

Netanyahu makes deal with far-right party ahead of Israeli election Running jointly for prime minister has been agreed in a rotation agreement . Scheduled for Thursday, Netanyahu's visit to Moscow was meant to focus on Syria and bilateral security issues, but the Kremlin had to postpone the meeting due to the Israeli PM's "domestic political affairs", the Russian Foreign Ministry said . [Full Article...]

At least 70 dead in Bangladesh apartment fire

At least 70 dead in Bangladesh apartment fire Firefighters struggled to put out the blaze, hindered by the narrow lanes and lack of water sources. Witnesses said that a bridal party in a community center were also caught in the fire and that many were injured. Chemical fire: Bangladesh's deadliest industrial blaze was in June 2010, when 117 people died in a fire that ripped through one of Dhaka's most densely populated areas. [Full Article...]

Stone says posting judge pic was egregious error

Stone says posting judge pic was egregious error On Monday, as part of his campaign against the charges and to undermine the proceedings, he posted the picture of Judge Amy Berman Jackson along with a caption attacking her decision to oversee his case, over his lawyer's objections. Just days later, Stone posted a photo of Jackson next to the image that looked like crosshairs. Stone had taken the stand to behave contritely. "I will be prese... [Full Article...]

Saudi to free 850 Indian prisoners from its jails

Saudi to free 850 Indian prisoners from its jails Tirumurti said he did now want to comment on it, but "if you are really looking at politicisation, you know who is politicising it". He was given a Heckler & Koch MP5, one of the most popular submachine guns in the world. In 2017, during the last major state visit to Beijing by Saudi Arabia's King Salman, the two countries signed deals worth around $65bn, mostly related to energy and technol... [Full Article...]

Scientists in Peru find 'extinct' turtle on Galapagos Islands

Scientists in Peru find 'extinct' turtle on Galapagos Islands The tortoise was taken by boat to the Giant Turtle Breeding Center on the isle of Santa Cruz. Thankfully, this recent discovery proves that humans don't know all there is to know about the Galapagos, and that there could be more Georges out there. [Full Article...]

Ali Zafar supports Pakistan PM Imran Khan's speech on Pulwama terror attack

Ali Zafar supports Pakistan PM Imran Khan's speech on Pulwama terror attack MANILA- The Philippine government on Wednesday joined dozens of foreign governments in denouncing the recent terror attack in Kashmir that killed scores of Indian security forces last week. Mufti said that both of the nations - India and Pakistan - can not afford a war in the present circumstances, and "only an illiterate would talk about war". [Full Article...]

Islamic State teen Begum asks UK to show 'more mercy'

Islamic State teen Begum asks UK to show 'more mercy' Begum, 19, travelled to Syria four years ago as a schoolgirl, well aware of the terror group's brutal reputation for beheadings, crucifixions and rapes. 'It may also be mentioned that she never visited Bangladesh in the past despite her parental lineage. Her husband, an IS fighter believed to be held by Kurdish forces in Syria, is Dutch. [Full Article...]

US Coast Guard officer 'planned terror attack'

US Coast Guard officer 'planned terror attack' Hasson also allegedly wrote emails where he said, "I was dreaming of how to kill nearly every last person on earth". Authorities also found an email in Hasson's "drafts" folder in which he wrote: "Interesting idea the other day". Hasson was an active-duty member of the U.S. Coast Guard when he was arrested last week, Coast Guard officials said. Hasson, a lieutenant in the US Coast Guard, has... [Full Article...]

Venezuela's deputy United Nations military attache backs Guaido

Venezuela's deputy United Nations military attache backs Guaido Venezuela's socialist Maduro regime has also presided over unprecedented levels of monetary inflation and starvation among its people. According to the president, the humanitarian aid that is being kept in the Colombian town of Cucuta was a "provocation". [Full Article...]

Bernie Sanders’ second run is a tougher race

Bernie Sanders’ second run is a tougher race His stronger-than-expected challenges to Mrs Clinton arguably weakened her ultimately unsuccessful general election candidacy against President Donald Trump . But he will face off against several other Democratic candidates who also want to appeal to the party's base. Sanders now enters the race as an apparent leader in the polls, thanks to his nationwide name ID, a massive campaign email list ... [Full Article...]

Vandals spray paint kissing sailor statue in Sarasota

Vandals spray paint kissing sailor statue in Sarasota In a statement, the Sarasota police department said officers were "dispatched to the intersection of North Gulfstream Avenue and Bayfront Drive reference to an unknown individual spray painting '#MeToo' on the Unconditional Surrender statue". [Full Article...]

Three MPs quit United Kingdom governing party over Brexit

Three MPs quit United Kingdom governing party over Brexit Scared? Relieved? Excited? Or filled with sadness and even a touch of regret? The Conservative party is being infiltrated by former Ukip members bent on ousting sitting MPs they view as traitors over Brexit , ex-Tory MP Anna Soubry warned today. [Full Article...]

NYT publisher: Trump 'retreating from a distinctly American principle'

NYT publisher: Trump 'retreating from a distinctly American principle' Berman, the USA attorney for the Southern District of New York, could be put in charge of the investigation into his former lawyer Michael Cohen. "We went through a detailed list of what we were planning on reporting", she explained. "The Press has never been more dishonest than it is today. In six years, they all go BUST!" Trump's rhetoric against the Times was in response to an explosive r... [Full Article...]

Kentucky teen files $250 million defamation lawsuit against The Washington Post

Kentucky teen files $250 million defamation lawsuit against The Washington Post The Washington Post is reviewing a copy of the lawsuit and plans to "mount a vigorous defense", according to spokeswoman Kristine Coratti Kelly . The document explains that the suit is for $250 million because it is "the amount Jeff Bezos , the world's richest person, paid in cash for the Post when his company, Nash Holdings, purchased the newspaper in 2013 ". [Full Article...]

Trump Admin Trying to Reclaim $2.5 Billion from California's Failed Rail Project

Trump Admin Trying to Reclaim $2.5 Billion from California's Failed Rail Project In a letter to state officials, Federal Railroad Administrator Ronald Batory said the administration is planning to revoke its grant agreement with the California High-Speed Rail Authority, and halt $928.6 million in future grant payments it was expected to make to fund the project through 2022. [Full Article...]

FBI had backup plan to save Russia probe evidence

FBI had backup plan to save Russia probe evidence The president has repeatedly attacked McCabe on Twitter after he interviewed with CBS's " 60 Minutes ". "Both the OIG and FBI OPR reports concluded that Mr. Rosenstein will be replaced by Jeffrey Rosen, the current deputy secretary of the Department of Transportation, President Donald Trump's spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said. [Full Article...]

Australian political parties hit by cyber attack from foreign power

Australian political parties hit by cyber attack from foreign power He also ordered the Australian Cyber Security Centre to provide immediate assistance to parties and electoral bodies. The federal government in January 2017 said that the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) would conduct security briefings for major political parties following allegations Russian Federation sponsored the hacking of the Democratic National Committee in the US. [Full Article...]

U.S. says Alabama woman who joined Islamic State can’t return

U.S. says Alabama woman who joined Islamic State can’t return But her lawyer, Hassan Shibly, insisted she was born in the United States and had a valid passport before she joined the Islamic State in 2014. But Muthana's attorney has argued Pompeo is wrong, and accused the Trump administration of misinterpreting citizenship laws. [Full Article...]

SeaWorld rescue: People trapped on ride in San Diego

SeaWorld rescue: People trapped on ride in San Diego Crews say rescue efforts could take hours as each passenger must be individually hoisted down from the gondolas. Officials with the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department and San Diego Lifeguards worked to rescue passengers, using harnesses and boats to get people to safety. [Full Article...]

Trump signs directive that would place Space Force within Air Force

Trump signs directive that would place Space Force within Air Force A man wearing a Space Force shirt documents the scene before a campaign rally with President Donald Trump at the Bojangles Coliseum on October 26, 2018 in Charlotte, North Carolina. In attendance were Vice President Mike Pence and a large group of senior officials including National Security Adviser John Bolton, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson, Vice Ch... [Full Article...]


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