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Schools in lockdown over email threats

Schools in lockdown over email threats Schools in London, Durham, Cambridge, Suffolk and the West Midlands are also understood to have received the email. They received emails threatening to detonate explosives on their grounds if cash was not handed over. Durham Police said in a statement: "Enquiries are continuing to establish the facts and forces are working together to investigate the threat and who is responsible". [Full Article...]

Aussie coach: We need to be more like NZ

Aussie coach: We need to be more like NZ Disgraced Australia skipper Steve Smith and vice-captain David Warner were heading home today to confront mounting anger over the cheating scandal that has left both men banned for a year, their careers in tatters and cricket rocked to its foundations. [Full Article...]

Russia's deadly mall fire deepens divide between citizens and politicians

Russia's deadly mall fire deepens divide between citizens and politicians Another man said poor safety management was to blame , and it's painful to see so many children die. The converted Soviet-era sweet factory reopened as a 23,000-square-meter shopping mall in 2013. In a video message to locals, Tuleyev blamed opposition forces of stirring up trouble and inflating the number of victims. The Kemerovo fire is one of the deadliest blazes in Russian Federatio... [Full Article...]

Haley says U.S. won't pay more than quarter of United Nations peacekeeping budget

Haley says U.S. won't pay more than quarter of United Nations peacekeeping budget Nikki Haley , Washington's United Nations envoy, made the announcement at a Security Council meeting on peacekeeping. "All of us have a role to play, and all of us must step up". Sri Lanka) to ensure that the personnel deployed are Sri Lanka's best. The biggest is in Congo, where the Security Council agreed on Tuesday to keep the 16,000-troop force in place for another year. [Full Article...]

May calls for 'long-term response' to Russian Federation after spy poisoning

May calls for 'long-term response' to Russian Federation after spy poisoning Despite this, the Kremlin has consistently denied having a hand in the attack, claiming not to have received any evidence of the incident from London. Trump on Tuesday discussed the spy attack with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron, the White House said, and expressed "support for the West's strong response". [Full Article...]

Dozens dead after riot, fire at Venezuelan police station

Dozens dead after riot, fire at Venezuelan police station However, Saab said in a series of tweets that the dead comprised 66 men and two women, who were visiting the prison overnight. Almost all of those who died were inmates but at least two women who were visiting at the time were also killed, Mr Saab said. [Full Article...]

Melania Trump 'Is Very, Very Unhappy With Her Life'

Melania Trump 'Is Very, Very Unhappy With Her Life' What will be important going forward, she argued, is the next step the First Lady takes, because "for a generation of young girls, Melania's next move could be formative". Her story has also been corroborated by a friend she confided in after she and Trump, 71, had what she told In Touch was "textbook generic" unprotected sex. [Full Article...]

Israel army ordered to shoot as Palestinians plan protest at Gaza border

Israel army ordered to shoot as Palestinians plan protest at Gaza border He added that "the two suspects did not cross the border and did not infiltrate Jewish state territory". "In the event of mortal danger (to troops) there is authorisation to open fire". "The instructions are to use a lot of force ", he said . Officially, protest is being organised by civil society, but Israel believes Hamas and allied groups are behind the plans. [Full Article...]

Storms could bring severe weather, flash flooding to Houston

Storms could bring severe weather, flash flooding to Houston Unfortunately, the timing of these storms will take place tonight when everyone is sleeping. While the threat of flooding rains should be confined to just northwest of the Acadiana area, the chances of showers and locally heavy storms will increase late Wednesday night through Thursday morning . [Full Article...]

Another Court Rejects Walker's Bid To Block Special Elections

Another Court Rejects Walker's Bid To Block Special Elections Republicans have said that there is no point in holding new elections in the two districts, one a state Senate seat south of Green Bay and one an Assembly seat north of Madison. Spokesman Reid Magney said the commission stopped tracking costs previous year after commissioners discontinued the practice because state law doesn't require it to do so. [Full Article...]

Is SoftBank reviving Ola-Uber merger talks?

Is SoftBank reviving Ola-Uber merger talks? The finer details of the deal are still under discussion and will be revealed in coming months. "The great news about our Grab deal is that it allows us to double down to invest aggressively in our core markets - and we consider India very much as core to Uber's success". [Full Article...]

Some upset with Trump administration over census citizenship question

Some upset with Trump administration over census citizenship question According to Congressman Steve King, "The Commerce Department has granted my request and is restoring a necessary citizenship question to improve the quality of census data gathered", said King. Dr. Kathleen Yang-Clayton said refusal to participate in the Census has been heightened after the Trump administration's proposals to ban Muslims from entering the country and efforts to deport the undocum... [Full Article...]

Dry in Denver to start; rain and snow return Wednesday PM

Dry in Denver to start; rain and snow return Wednesday PM Early-morning temperatures will be in the lower to middle 30s, with highs only in the lower 40s Sunday afternoon. As temperatures drop overnight Thursday , some snowflakes may mix in with the rain. Highs near 80. Winds: SW 10-15 G25 miles per hour. One of the stronger waves is expected on Friday night , but there's uncertainty in its track. Afternoon highs should top out in the low 70s. [Full Article...]

Bengal burning, Mamata doing politics in Delhi: BJP

Bengal burning, Mamata doing politics in Delhi: BJP Speaking to reporters here, she said: "Whenever I come to Delhi, I meet Sonia Gandhiji". She also said that she wanted the Congress to win Karnataka, as it was strong there. Earlier, the BJP IT cell chief Amit Malviya slammed West Bengal Government for its alleged inept handling of the situation in Raniganj area. On Tuesday, Mamata had met NCP chief Sharad Pawar, Ramgopal Yadav (SP), Y S Chowd... [Full Article...]

March for our Lives one of the biggest protests in modern history

March for our Lives one of the biggest protests in modern history The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on August 28, 1963, drew about 250,000 people to D.C. where Martin Luther King Jr . delivered his famous "I have a dream" speech. Delivered in soaring speeches, emotional chants and hand-painted signs, the protesters' messages offered angry rebukes to the National Rifle Association and politicians who have left gun laws largely intact for decades. [Full Article...]

North and South Korea hold talks to prepare for April summit

North and South Korea hold talks to prepare for April summit The building is located on the South Korean side of the so-called Joint Security Area, in the heart of the militarised border between the two Koreas and is the only point where soldiers from the two sides stand face-to-face. Also Thursday, China's State Councillor Yang Jiechi, the country's top diplomat, was due in Seoul to brief Moon on Kim's secretive visit to Beijing. [Full Article...]

Nobel laureate Malala arrives in Pakistan amid tight security

Nobel laureate Malala arrives in Pakistan amid tight security The Taliban threatened the Oxford student with death if she ever returned to Pakistan. Accompanied by her parents, the 20-year-old Malala was escorted through Islamabad s Benazir Bhutto International Airport under tight security, according to still photographs broadcast on local television. [Full Article...]

White House defends Trump's silence on Stormy Daniels

White House defends Trump's silence on Stormy Daniels Michael Avenatti, Daniels' attorney, said Tuesday that Trump isn't commenting on the allegations because he knows his client is telling the truth. Joseph Lewis, a former assistant director at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, similarly said that Trump's payoffs to women would raise red flags for Federal Bureau of Investigation officials, although he also said that it's rare that extramarita... [Full Article...]

Ontario budget highlights: Key facts and figures you need to know

Ontario budget highlights: Key facts and figures you need to know Under the Seniors' Healthy Home Program, those age 75 and over will receive up to $750 a year to offset home maintenance and other costs. "(You'll pay more) if you are a higher-income earner, the Ontario government has a tax increase for you - if you're a higher-income woman claiming the disability tax credit, if you are a higher-income millennial claiming student loan interest, if you are a h... [Full Article...]

Trump to end deportation protection for Liberians

Trump to end deportation protection for Liberians In a memorandum issued Tuesday, President Trump said Liberia is "no longer experiencing armed conflict" and has made "significant progress in restoring stability and democratic governance". She also said that a man approached her in a Las Vegas parking lot in 2011 when she was with her infant daughter, and threatened her with physical harm if she went public with her story. [Full Article...]


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