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Blast in India's Jammu and Kashmir wounds at least 18

Blast in India's Jammu and Kashmir wounds at least 18 The injured include 11 persons belonging to Kashmir , two from Bihar and one each from Haryana and Chhattisgarh. During preliminary questioning, the man identified himself as Yasir Javeed Bhat, son of Javeed Ahmed Bhat of Kulgam in South Kashmir. [Full Article...]

BRITAIN ON ALERT: Dozens of TERROR Explosive Devices Found Across UK

BRITAIN ON ALERT: Dozens of TERROR Explosive Devices Found Across UK A Police Scotland statement said: "Around 10:50am, on Wednesday 6 March 2019, police received two reports of suspicious packages found at the University of Glasgow and the Royal Bank of Scotland in Edinburgh". The A4-sized envelopes were found to contain small improvised explosive devices , capable of igniting. Assistant Chief Constable Steve Johnson of Police Scotland said "the package was... [Full Article...]

USA trade deficit for goods reached record $891B in 2018

USA trade deficit for goods reached record $891B in 2018 The trade gap with China , which has received the brunt of the president's ire for its "unfair" trade practices, also reached a record high of $ 419 billion . Americans are importing far more from overseas than they are exporting-imports grew 7.5% while exports increased only 6.3%. "When things are booming we consume more imports". [Full Article...]

Homeless man, NJ woman accused in GoFundMe scam plead guilty

Homeless man, NJ woman accused in GoFundMe scam plead guilty Prosecutors told the Burlington County Courthouse in Mount Holly, New Jersey , that Bobbitt conspired with McClure and her then-boyfriend Mark D'Amico to make up the 2017 story which claimed she gave the homeless man cash for petrol after being stranded along a USA highway. [Full Article...]

Senators challenge Trump’s Saudi ambassador nominee on human rights

Senators challenge Trump’s Saudi ambassador nominee on human rights Abizaid called for accountability for the murder of Khashoggi , a USA resident, and support for human rights, but repeatedly stressed the strategic importance of Washington-Riyadh ties. "It is in our interests to make sure that the relationship is sound". The House of Representatives has passed a war powers resolution that would end all United States support for the Saudi-led coalition, but Abi... [Full Article...]

Philippine police find 1500 duct-taped turtles in luggage

Philippine police find 1500 duct-taped turtles in luggage The 1,529 exotic turtles were worth an estimated 4.5 million Philippine pesos on the black market - that's about $86,750 US dollars. An unidentified Filipino passenger left four bags carrying the reptiles unclaimed in the arrival area, the Philippines Bureau of Customs said in a statement on their website. [Full Article...]

Backed Syrian force says advances into final Islamic State enclave

Backed Syrian force says advances into final Islamic State enclave On Friday evening, March 1, the SDF said the remaining civilians had been removed and it was resuming its assault until the jihadists were defeated. At its peak, the terror outfit controlled huge parts of Iraq and Syria with a population of over 10 million people. The caliphate effectively collapsed in 2017 when IS lost most of its major cities in both countries. [Full Article...]

Abby Huntsman shreds former employer over bombshell Trump report

Abby Huntsman shreds former employer over bombshell Trump report A massive New Yorker report on the ongoing and evolving relationship between Fox News and President Donald Trump included details of an incident where one of their reporters had uncovered evidence of the alleged affair between Trump and Stormy Daniels and the subsequent hush agreement, only for the network to kill the story. [Full Article...]

House panel demands Kushner clearance details from White House

House panel demands Kushner clearance details from White House The then White House counsel, Don McGahn, John Kelly and other senior administration officials raised concerns about Trump's decision to give Kushner the clearance. According to the committee chairman, this was not the first time that he and his staff were requesting that officials of the white produce documents and witnesses for the Kushner investigation. [Full Article...]

US Commerce Department Reports $621 Billion Trade Deficit, Highest in 10 Years

US Commerce Department Reports $621 Billion Trade Deficit, Highest in 10 Years The trade deficit is the difference between how much goods and services the USA imports from other countries and how much it exports. As Ben Walsh points out at Barron's, Wednesday's trade deficit figures strengthen the Trump administration's hand because they demonstrate that China has much more at stake than the U.S.in keeping tariffs from escalating. [Full Article...]

Churches offering ‘ashes to go’ for Ash Wednesday

Churches offering ‘ashes to go’ for Ash Wednesday Clergy members from St. Christopher Episcopal Church set up drive-thru lane for people to receive their ashes for Ash Wednesday in the parking lot between the Starbucks and CVS along Interstate 20 and Trail Lake Drive. "As we, Christians, begin the Lenten Season on Ash Wednesday , I call on all of us to be conscious of the three pillars of Lent; fasting, alms giving and prayers". [Full Article...]

Sen. Martha McSally says she was raped by Air Force superior officer

Sen. Martha McSally says she was raped by Air Force superior officer On Wednesday, Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ), a 26-year military veteran and the first woman fighter pilot to fly in combat, said she was raped by a superior Air Force officer, though she did not disclose the name of the man who allegedly assaulted her. [Full Article...]

Gun Control Advocate Criticizes NH Republicans Who Wore Pearls During Hearing

Gun Control Advocate Criticizes NH Republicans Who Wore Pearls During Hearing As for the controversy, they say they gave out over 200 strands of pearls at the hearing and will have more at an upcoming rally this weekend - in addition to pink hats complete with an AR-15 silhouette. Male Republican politicians in the New Hampshire House of Representatives have denied they were wearing pearl necklaces during a committee hearing to mock gun control advocates, after accusations ... [Full Article...]

Father convicted of plotting acid attack on his three-year-old son

Father convicted of plotting acid attack on his three-year-old son Five other men were also convicted over the attack which prosecutors say was an attempt by the father to show that his mother was unfit to take care of the little boy. Superintendent Damian Pettit described the attack as "horrific" and said the boy's scars "will prove a constant reminder of that bad day". The boy was treated for serious burns to his arms and face, and made a good recovery. [Full Article...]

You're Not Allowed To Televise Our Debates

You're Not Allowed To Televise Our Debates Chairman Tom Perez pointed to an article in the New Yorker magazine - titled " The Making of the Fox News White House " - that reported on the connections between the news channel and the Trump administration. There will be a total of 12 Democratic primary debates, which serve as high-profile events and are often a ratings boon for TV networks, throughout the 2020 election cycle. [Full Article...]

Venezuela expels German ambassador for backing Guaido

Venezuela expels German ambassador for backing Guaido Mr Kriener and some other top diplomats greeted Mr Guaido when he returned to Venezuela on Monday and vowed to intensify his campaign to topple the government of President Nicolas Maduro. "The United States is putting foreign financial institutions on notice that they will face sanctions for being involved in facilitating illegitimate transactions that benefit Nicolas Maduro and his corrupt netw... [Full Article...]

Trans Mountain pipeline court decision weighed on SNC strategy: Butts

Trans Mountain pipeline court decision weighed on SNC strategy: Butts Philpott's friend, former Attorney General and Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould, testified last week that Trudeau and senior members of his government inappropriately tried to pressure her to avoid prosecution of a major Canadian engineering company in a case involving allegations of corruption in Libya. [Full Article...]

Tallying the dead, Alabama officials identify 7 tornado victims in one family

Tallying the dead, Alabama officials identify 7 tornado victims in one family She was inquisitive-always had something to contribute to the lesson", Cox said. - Officials have released the names of the victims killed in the devastating tornado that ripped through Beauregard, Alabama on Sunday. Church chaplain Ike Mathews is checking on emergency workers and members of his congregation as he walks a road lined with broken trees and pieces of homes. [Full Article...]

Uber cleared of criminal charges after self-driving vehicle death

Uber cleared of criminal charges after self-driving vehicle death However, a spokesperson for the Yavapai County Attorney's Office said in an email that no comment will be made while the case is still pending. Industry leaders have since lamented the loss of confidence from the public, regulators and investors that lingers a year after the Uber crash, with no consensus on safety standards for the industry . [Full Article...]

Victor submits claim for $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot

Victor submits claim for $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot He or she will remain anonymous , a right afforded to the victor by state law. The winning ticket was sold between October 20 and October 23 a year ago at a convenience store in Simpsonville , a suburb of the SC city of Greenville. "Good for him, good for me", the store's owner, C.J. Patel, told ABC. Others speculated that the winning ticket had been purchased by an office pool and was now t... [Full Article...]


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