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Power-sharing talks in Northern Ireland collapse

Power-sharing talks in Northern Ireland collapse The executive is central to a 1998 peace deal that ended three decades of violence. Sinn Féin Vice-President Michelle O'Neill said that the DUP "collapsed this process" and the party to "reflect on their position". Disagreement has focused on the demand from nationalist parties for an Irish language act, which the DUP has said it "will not countenance". Some words are the same in both Engl... [Full Article...]

Steve Bannon Met With Mueller For 20 Hours This Week

Steve Bannon Met With Mueller For 20 Hours This Week Mike Quigley , D-Ill., a member of the committee, said when asked if he believed Bannon would show up to the interview. Although some of the former Trump political guru's preferred candidates are sticking by him in Nevada and Virginia races, he has struggled to find anyone to mount an insurgent challenge in other Senate races - particularly after his hand-picked candidate, former state Supreme C... [Full Article...]

US women's hockey team cruises past Russia 5-0

US women's hockey team cruises past Russia 5-0 Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson scored two consecutive goals in just six seconds for the U.S in the second period. Thanks to Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson, the goals came early and often against the Russians, whose roster was racked by the doping scandal that landed the nation in International Olympic Committee purgatory at the 2018 Games. [Full Article...]

Maduro not longer welcome at Summit of the Americas

Maduro not longer welcome at Summit of the Americas Later on Thursday, Peru's Prime Minister Mercedes Araoz told journalists that Maduro "really needs to understand that in Peru we don't want to receive him". The critics said the rushed ballot will undercut the political negotiations and is unfair to the opposition. While criticised by some world powers over Venezuela's April election call, Maduro announced on Wednesday he wants nationals livin... [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson to Warn UK Against Reversing Brexit

Boris Johnson to Warn UK Against Reversing Brexit While repeatedly referring back to the government's position on leaving the Single Market and Customs Union as outlined by Prime Minister Theresa May , the Foreign Secretary's views are a marked contrast to those of the Chancellor Phillip Hammond and Home Secretary Amber Rudd who favor maintaining close institutional ties to the bloc. [Full Article...]

Protesters decry 'racism, plain and simple' in Colten Boushie case

Protesters decry 'racism, plain and simple' in Colten Boushie case The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) took three of the car's occupants into custody following the shooting, part of a separate investigation. As demonstrators beat drums and chanted songs, they called on Canadians to recognize that the Stanley verdict was a violation of justice. [Full Article...]

'Rolled gold guarantee': Joyce will stay as leader, says Bridget McKenzie

'Rolled gold guarantee': Joyce will stay as leader, says Bridget McKenzie The prime minister , who is heading to Washington next week, told parliament on Thursday leave had been approved for the embattled Nationals leader from February 19 to 25. Asked whether Joyce continued to enjoy the support of a majority of the Nationals party room, Littleproud said: "Yes, of course he does". No scandal seems to be able to force Australian deputy prime minister Barnaby Jo... [Full Article...]

Why Duke 'can still be successful' without Marvin Bagley III

Why Duke 'can still be successful' without Marvin Bagley III Grayson Allen had 25 points for Duke , and he was 7-of-15 from three-point range. Maybe several Hokies will grow 4, 5 or 6 inches and be able to defend the lob passes that led to dunks whose thunder was matched only by the reactions of the fans in Cameron Indoor Stadium. [Full Article...]

'Oru Adaar Love' director booked for hurting religious sentiments

'Oru Adaar Love' director booked for hurting religious sentiments He also claimed Muslims in a part of Kerala had been singing the song for over four decades. TV debates on controversy or for controversy? . On the complaint filed by a Muslim group in Hyderabad , Aysha said, "I think it's the differences in culture and traditions". [Full Article...]

Graft cases: Nawaz, Maryam and Safdar appear before NAB court

Graft cases: Nawaz, Maryam and Safdar appear before NAB court Reacting to NAB's plea, Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) senator Pervez Rashid said that the bureau should not target those who are facing trials and that the Sharif family holds itself answerable before the courts. Moreover, the accused also signed and received the copies of the two supplementary references filed by NAB against them during the hearing. The Court also handed over 3 volumes of Al-Azi... [Full Article...]

US urges UN to hold Burmese military accountable for 'ethnic cleansing'

US urges UN to hold Burmese military accountable for 'ethnic cleansing' Myanmar security forces then began a scorched-earth campaign against Rohingya villages that the United Nations and human rights groups have called a campaign of ethnic cleansing . "UNHCR presence and access throughout the state are essential to monitor protection conditions, provide independent information to refugees, and accompany returns as and when they take place". [Full Article...]

Tillerson meets Lebanese PM, offers USA support

Tillerson meets Lebanese PM, offers USA support Tillerson is due to meet Lebanon's political leadership today as part of a tour of the Middle East. Tillerson said Thursday: "if an agreement" between Israel and Lebanon can be reached over drilling rights, it will help Lebanon and neighboring countries to prosper for years to come. [Full Article...]

Ramaphosa to step in as Zuma resigns

Ramaphosa to step in as Zuma resigns South African President Jacob Zuma addresses the nation and press at the government's Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africa , Wednesday. "I did not defy the party, I disagreed with the decision because no reason was given for my immediate resignation". [Full Article...]

Russian opposition leader slams Instagram for caving in to the government

Russian opposition leader slams Instagram for caving in to the government Russian Federation banned Navalny from running in next month's presidential election. The agency, Roskomnadzor , demanded that Navalny remove a video alleging that Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Prikhodko received lavish hospitality from billionaire Oleg Deripaska . [Full Article...]

Senate Panel Grills OMB's Mulvaney On Trump Budget

Senate Panel Grills OMB's Mulvaney On Trump Budget The effort could face opposition from Republicans, some of whom are reportedly anxious about increasing the middle class's tax burden so soon after cutting taxes, their only big legislative achievement under Trump. Sell off the Baltimore-Washington Parkway or Reagan National Airport? Weighing trade sanctions, President Trump said Tuesday he's "considering all options" to address an influx of che... [Full Article...]

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to Form New Commands for Maritime Security, Logistics

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to Form New Commands for Maritime Security, Logistics During this meeting, Stoltenberg also praised Albania's engagement to deliver its obligations concerning the budget allocated for defence. And by 2024, we expect at least 15 Allies will spend 2% of GDP or more on defense . The EUs so-called permanent structured cooperation on defence agreement, known as PESCO, has projects in view already to develop new military equipment and improve cooperation ... [Full Article...]

3-year-old killed when drunk driver hits ambulance

3-year-old killed when drunk driver hits ambulance Police say Romero crashed a Honda Accord into the side of a Mercedes Lifecare Ambulance on southbound US 52 near Liberty Street around 1:15 a.m. The boy had been in stable condition before the crash north of downtown Winston-Salem but emerged from the wreck with life-threatening injuries, Newnum said. [Full Article...]

Indict Netanyahu for bribery, breach of trust

Indict Netanyahu for bribery, breach of trust The story of Ehud Olmert, the former Israeli prime minister convicted and sentenced for bribery and obstruction of justice in 2009, was more an exception rather than the rule, the observer argued. Police said they believed there was sufficient evidence to charge Mozes with offering a bribe. "Some have ended with thunderous police recommendations like those of tonight". [Full Article...]

Army asks politicians not to communalise martyrs

Army asks politicians not to communalise martyrs Swamy's rhetorical poser to Owaisi was the latest in a stream of backlash the AIMIM chief has faced for underscoring the fact that five of the six Armymen who laid down their lives in the Sunjuwan attack were Kashmiri Muslims. He said that Hizb-ul-Mujahideen, Jaish-e-Mohammed and Lashkar-e-Toiba were hands in glove in carrying attacks. They keep jumping from one outfit to the other. [Full Article...]

President Trump's daughter-in-law opens letter containing suspicious substance

President Trump's daughter-in-law opens letter containing suspicious substance Police said she said she was coughing and felt nauseous. A secret service agent, Jeffrey Adams, said to the Associated Press that one of their team members was investigating the mystery powder. In 2016, white powder, which also proved harmless, was sent to the home of Eric Trump , Trump Jr.'s brother. I appreciate all the quick response to make sure that I was safe! Vanessa Trump (maiden na... [Full Article...]


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