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Turkish defense minister visits Afrin op command center

Turkish defense minister visits Afrin op command center Turkey is working to set up camps to settle 170,000 displaced people near the northwestern Syrian city of Idlib and in Turkish-controlled areas to the east of it, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday. "The numbers in Afrin are not a problem", he said. The operation is being carried out under the framework of Turkey's rights based on global law, UN Security Council resolutions, its self-d... [Full Article...]

House Rejects Lower Pay Raise for Judges

House Rejects Lower Pay Raise for Judges Senate members wish to give them and all state employees a 4 percent raise. "If there is no compromise, one side is going to have to come completely to the other", Ferns said. Hall said, "There was no aggregate premium increase". He and other Republican delegates said their own constituents were struggling to make incomes far below what the judges are making. [Full Article...]

At least 25 killed as wedding party truck overturns in India

At least 25 killed as wedding party truck overturns in India The district collector, Harshadkumar Patel, told AFP that "at least 25 persons have lost their lives in the accident". The group from Aniyali village near Palitana was heading to Tatam village for the wedding, when the incident took place. [Full Article...]

Russian transport plane crashes in Syria

Russian transport plane crashes in Syria Russia's most recent officially acknowledged military loss in battle in Syria was last month when a pilot was killed after his plane was downed over Idlib province. Russian officials said a handful of Russian citizens may have been killed in that incident, but said they were not members of Russia's armed forces. [Full Article...]

Farooq Abdullah: Jinnah did not want separate country for Muslims

Farooq Abdullah: Jinnah did not want separate country for Muslims We will keep special dispensation for minorities and Sikh, but will not let the nation divide", he said during a function at Sher-e-Kashmir Bhavan on Saturday. He added that Rahul Gandhi needs time to deliver results. Asked about the chances of revival of the Congress after back-to-back defeats, the National Conference chief said everyone has revival chances if one worked for the people. [Full Article...]

Students and staff evacuate Nathan Hale High School after bomb threat call

Students and staff evacuate Nathan Hale High School after bomb threat call They worked to positively identify the suspect using a specific screen name. Topsham police and the Sagadahoc County Sheriff's Office executed the search warrant Monday evening at 1594 River Road in Bowdoinham. "While we don't believe it is necessary, additional officer presence will be on site at our schools to provide reassurance to students". Many parents still kept their children at home F... [Full Article...]

Republicans celebrate passage of landmark education bill despite outcry from teachers' unions

Republicans celebrate passage of landmark education bill despite outcry from teachers' unions The project will be a conduit connecting crisis counseling to students and families affected by the murder of 17 students and staff members at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School . Piccolo said the arming of teachers, contentious as it is, will likely remain in the bill as it moves through the House in part, because of strong support from Republicans. [Full Article...]

USA carrier arrives in Vietnam amid rising Chinese influence in region

USA carrier arrives in Vietnam amid rising Chinese influence in region During their stay, the military will visit an orphanage and a center for victims of Agent Orange , the defoliant used by the US Army that poisoned generations of Vietnamese and participate in sports and cultural activities. Vietnamese envoys had been working for months to ease the concerns of their giant Chinese neighbor over the visit and the prospect of broader security cooperation between Hano... [Full Article...]

Italy's Renzi quits party helm, rules out deals to form government

Mr Di Maio said that "we are a political force that represents the entire nation". With counting almost complete, the M5S has won 32.6% of the votes for the lower house of parliament, the Chamber of Deputies, and its leader Luigi Di Maio claimed that the party was going to triple its parliamentary seats. [Full Article...]

Pinarayi Vijayan admitted to Chennai hospital for check up

Pinarayi Vijayan admitted to Chennai hospital for check up Meanwhile, the medical bulletin from Apollo Hospital also said that the CM Vijayan had visited the hospital for a regular check-up. However, he was seemingly discharged earlier than previously expected. The chief minister made these remarks just one day after CPI general secretary S Sudhakar Reddy pitched support in favour of a broad opposition unity against "pro-corporate" and "prime enemy" BJP t... [Full Article...]

On Aussie Beach, the World's Oldest Message in a Bottle

On Aussie Beach, the World's Oldest Message in a Bottle It was then she noticed inside the bottle was a damp note that had been tied up with a piece of string. Inside an old Dutch gin bottle lodged in sand, they found a note handwritten by the crew of a German ship in 1886. The last bottle with a note to be found was in Denmark in 1934. The Dutch Gin bottle was dropped into the Indian Ocean nearly 132 years ago and has now been picked up north of W... [Full Article...]

Egypt: Armed Forces - 10 Takfiris Killed in Sinai

Egypt: Armed Forces - 10 Takfiris Killed in Sinai Egypt's armed forces said on Sunday that military and police units have eliminated "ten extremely risky takfiris" in North Sinai's Al-Arish as part of the onging Operation Sinai 2018 anti-terrorist effort. Tamer Rifai has issued statement No. 14 since the beginning of the counter-terrorist "Comprehensive Operation Sinai 2018" (COS 2018), on behalf of the armed forces that was launched mid-Februa... [Full Article...]

South Korean Officials Meet with North Korean Leader Kim

South Korean Officials Meet with North Korean Leader Kim The 10-member delegation headed by National Security Director Chung Eui-yong is to fly to Pyongyang on Monday afternoon for a two-day visit that includes talks with unidentified senior North Korean officials. President Trump, speaking at Saturday's Gridiron dinner with the press, said the USA will be meeting with North Korea after it will "denuke". China has put a hold on a USA request at the Un... [Full Article...]

Tripura: Biplab Deb to be sworn in Friday

Tripura: Biplab Deb to be sworn in Friday Deb said that senior BJP leader Jishnu Debbarma will back him as deputy chief minister. From being a gym instructor to playing a key role in the miraculous performance of the BJP in Tripura, chief of the party's state unit, Biplab was the frontrunner for the post of CM ever since the Left citadel in the state crumbled on March 3. [Full Article...]

WH denies Nunberg's claim Trump "may have done something during the election"

WH denies Nunberg's claim Trump White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders , responding to Nunberg's comments that Mueller might know something about the President, said , "There was no collusion with the Trump campaign". He then said he would reject a sweeping demand from Mueller for communications between him and top Trump advisers. "I think we are in a great place". [Full Article...]

"Delhi Chalo", Says Mamata Banerjee Amid Efforts To Form Anti-BJP Front

Stalin that, together, the DMK and the Trinamool control 70 to 75 seats and need to work cohesively", a senior Trinamool functionary said. "RSS and VHP are responsible for the recent communal tension in the state and not Trinamul Congress, but we have managed to arrest them in Habra", she concluded. [Full Article...]

BJP Leader Calls Mayawati "Surpanakha", BSP Files Police Complaint

BJP Leader Calls Mayawati A fourth consecutive defeat after the 2012 Uttar Pradesh Assembly poll, 2014 general elections and the 2017 UP Assembly polls may prove to be the death knell for the BSP. One must note that the SP had contested three seats and the Congress contested two among these constituencies. It needs to be seen how well the Congress does and whose votes it ends up splitting. [Full Article...]

Capossela Sells 3000 Shares of Microsoft Co. (MSFT) Stock

The institutional investor held 688,445 shares of the business services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $72.45 million, up from 487,506 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Adams Asset Ltd Liability Corporation reported 57,917 shares. Palisades Hudson Asset Mngmt Lp accumulated 0.63% or 14,885 shares. Gabelli Funds Limited Liability Company, a New York-based fund reported 776,000 s... [Full Article...]

Democrats ask Kushner Companies, White House for loan-related documents

Democrats ask Kushner Companies, White House for loan-related documents But it may be too late, the order was made in December and $14,000 has already been spent on its construction. Ring of Fire's Farron Cousins discusses this. Upon entering the White House, Kushner sold his stake in his family's 666 5th Ave. property and divested other properties into a family trust to avoid potential conflicts of interest. [Full Article...]

United Nations chief nuke inspector: Iran nuclear deal must not fail

United Nations chief nuke inspector: Iran nuclear deal must not fail That continued with Iran's armed forces spokesman, Gen. Masoud Jazayeri, who this weekend said over the weekend that Tehran would only give up its missiles when the West abandons nuclear arms. and some European leaders about the missile power of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Le Drian faced immediate pushback over French concerns about Iran's ballistic missiles, starting with Iranian students wav... [Full Article...]


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