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World News China expresses anger over India premier's visit to disputed border region
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday accused the Congress and Left parties of having a "secret understanding" for the February 18 Tripura Assembly polls. The BJP is looking to unseat the Left government in the state. He said nearly all BJP candidates are young and the state will benefit from their exuberance and energy.

World News Minnie Driver Quits Oxfam After Sex in Crisis Zone Scandal
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However, Firth said it would be a tragedy if the charity's work came to a halt. Speaking at an aid conference on Wednesday, she said: "No organisation is too big or our work with them too complex for me to hesitate to remove funding from them if we can not trust them to put the beneficiaries of aid first".

World News Kuwait condemns Duterte's order to repatriate OFWs
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Following the ban, Kuwait criticized President Rodrigo Duterte for bringing home the OFWs, warning that this may sour ties between the two countries. Kuwait has declared an amnesty for Filipino workers who overstayed their visas and are working to help some 500 workers stuck in the country after a company refused to pay their salaries, Villa said.

World News Summit host yanks Venezuela's invitation over early election
Author: 0 Summit host yanks Venezuela's invitation over early election

You're going to see me. Hours before, the so-called Lima group , which is comprised of nations such as Argentina, Peru, Brazil and Canada, issued a rebuke of the upcoming April 22 vote, saying it "will lack all legitimacy and credibility" and demanded the date be changed.

World News Barnaby Joyce's leadership has Nationals stuck in holding pattern
Author: 0 Barnaby Joyce's leadership has Nationals stuck in holding pattern

She said he had delivered for regional Australia , there was no evidence of wrongdoing in relation to staff appointments, and "we need to give him a fair go". The Australian reported today that Joyce's support among Nationals MPs has been crumbling , and that Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull had contacted at least one MP to check on Joyce's standing.

World News Priya Prakash Varrier's wink is costly!
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I watched it so many times and shared it many times. "The film picturises a song about the love between the Prophet and his wife in the backdrop of a new generation campus and shows the love between a boy and a girl with eye gestures".

World News White powder sends Trump Jr. wife to hospital
Author: 0 White powder sends Trump Jr. wife to hospital

Emergency medical services, firefighters and police were called to the apartment just after 10 a.m. after Vanessa Trump opened the letter, police said. In March 2016, detectives and FBI agents investigated a threatening letter sent to the Manhattan apartment of Donald Trump Jr's brother, Eric. Trump's sister Ivanka Trump also posted on Twitter about the incident.

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Author: 0 "Multiple Casualties", Dozens Injured In Shooting At Florida High School

My prayers and condolences to the families of the victims of the awful Florida shooting. The sheriff said police were looking at "extremely disturbing" posts he had made on social media. "I think it was just something she really wanted to do", Kumbatovich said. Students hid in classrooms until they were rescued by police in tactical gear, friends and family members said.

Author: 0 Beware These Bank Stocks in the Short Term

Kingfisher Capital Llc bought 22,040 shares as the company's stock declined 18.29% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 33,490 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $849,000, up from 9,690 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

World News South Korea Paying for North Korea's Olympics Expenses
Author: 0 South Korea Paying for North Korea's Olympics Expenses

The poor one-party state to the North and wealthy, democratic South are divided by a heavy militarised border. But things are about to get very complicated. On Tuesday, the USA director of national intelligence, Dan Coats, said North Korea presented "a potentially existential" threat and said time was running out to act.

World News Turkey Warns Greece Over Aegean Sea Tensions
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He sent a clear message to Turkey stressing that there were no grey zones or disputed areas in the Aegean Sea, saying that Imia were sovereign Greek territory. Turkey and Greece, NATO allies, have been at odds over a host of issues from ethnically split Cyprus to sovereignty over airspace and overflights. "Turkey is provoking and violating Greek and European Union waters, it proceeds with acts that violate any notion of maritime law and is coming close to (causing) an "accident" in the ...

World News Pakistan bans charities linked to founder of militant group
Author: 0 Pakistan bans charities linked to founder of militant group

The order was issued after Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain signed an ordinance last Friday, aimed at reining in individuals and organisations that have been banned by the United Nations Security Council, and came in the backdrop of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) meeting in Paris on Sunday.

World News President Jacob Zuma quits after party pressure from ANC
Author: 0 President Jacob Zuma quits after party pressure from ANC

The scandal-hit South African leader on Tuesday was formally asked to step down. Zuma's concession to the demands of the ANC followed a push that began in December, when the ANC elected Cyril Ramaphosa , a former anti-apartheid activist, to lead the party.

World News Israel prepared for Iran, the Syrian trap
Author: 0 Israel prepared for Iran, the Syrian trap

As you well know, we have a very strong relationship with Israel . The Iranian drone entered Israeli airspace early Saturday morning and remained there for a minute and a half before being downed by a combat helicopter. This same level of firepower, guided by high-level intelligence, can similarly be directed against the rest of the Iranian axis. A screenshot showing the destruction of the Iranian drone a few seconds after it was hit by an Israeli missile.

World News Afghan Taliban say willing to engage in dialogue to end war
Author: 0 Afghan Taliban say willing to engage in dialogue to end war

In its annual report, the United Nations mission confirmed a 9 percent decline of the overall number of civilian fatalities last year, when compared to the previous year. The remaining third were killed either during military action between the Afghan army and militants or in air strikes by the USA and worldwide allies.

World News After talks collapse, renewed call for U.S. envoy
Author: 0 After talks collapse, renewed call for U.S. envoy

Northern Ireland has been without a power-sharing government since the collapse of the Stormont Executive in January 2017, amid a scandal over a botched renewable heat scheme. Foster's colleague Simon Hamilton told reporters agreement was "impossible" at this time but that the DUP wanted to pick the talks up at a future date.

World News Following in Zuma's steps, Ethiopia PM Desalegn resigns amid protracted political unrest
Author: 0 Following in Zuma's steps, Ethiopia PM Desalegn resigns amid protracted political unrest

However, in 2015, months of anti-government demonstrations spread across Ethiopia, leaving hundreds dead and prompting parliament to declare a 10-month state nationwide state of emergency in October 2016. However, the resignation did not necessarily mean reforms would stop, the analyst said. But, according to Mohammed, whoever is appointed the next prime minister must "be a reformist with strong support to implement reforms".

World News Pakistan army destroys Indian post, kills five soldiers
Author: 0 Pakistan army destroys Indian post, kills five soldiers

Sources said the Pakistani desperation to increase activities in the Kashmir Valley where a record number of terrorists were killed past year as the visits of senior officers have increased significantly. Government sources said the army troops are acting proactively along the LoC on both south and north of Pir Panjal. The Indian Army's policy on the Pakistan army is quite clear- to teach them a lesson when they "misbehave".

World News Zuma goes, Ramaphosa comes: A move that should save South Africa
Author: 0 Zuma goes, Ramaphosa comes: A move that should save South Africa

But to many, the most destructive aspect of Zuma's legacy was his failure to deliver on the promises of post-apartheid South Africa. Some saw the sudden revelations as a smear campaign by associates of Zuma, who backed another candidate at the crunch party conference - his ex-wife Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.

World News Student, 14, Taken Into Custody After Baltimore Co. School Put On Lockdown
Author: 0 Student, 14, Taken Into Custody After Baltimore Co. School Put On Lockdown

The student's identity is not yet known. He was removed from the school and placed in police custody, facing felony charges of possessing a firearm in a prohibited place. The officer discovered a handgun and placed the student under arrest. "Someone saw something, and spoke up, and school administration and OPD Officers were able to act swiftly to ensure the safety of students on campus", a police spokesperson said in a statement.

World News Trump breaks silence, says 'totally opposed to domestic violence'
Author: 0 Trump breaks silence, says 'totally opposed to domestic violence'

The investigation revealed Porter's two ex-wives accused him of physical and emotional abuse. He added, "If a person who commits domestic violence gets in the government, then there's a breakdown in the system". A story the next day included a photo of Porter's first wife, Colbie Holderness, with a black eye that she attributed to her then-husband. Porter's two former wives, Colbie Holderness and Jennifer Willoughby, have said they told FBI investigators details of their troubled marriages ...

World News Jeff Sessions Is Steamed Over Senator's Cannabis Blockade
Author: 0 Jeff Sessions Is Steamed Over Senator's Cannabis Blockade

These are critically important components-and outstanding nominees. "In recent years, convicted drug traffickers and other violent criminals have received significant sentencing breaks from the federal courts and the United States Sentencing Commission", Sessions wrote to Grassley.

World News Parkland shooting suspect booked at Florida jail
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President Donald Trump on Thursday morning ordered flags be flown at half-staff in reaction to Wednesday's school shooting in Florida that claimed the lives of 17 people . Falkowski, during a Thursday appearance on TODAY , claimed that change needs to be made to prevent more incidents like this from happening. "All the kids threw jokes around like that, saying he was going to be the one to shoot up the school, but it turns out, everyone predicted it", said another student.

World News Hafiz Saeed a Declared Terrorist; Has Pakistan Succumbed to US-India Pressure?
Author: 0 Hafiz Saeed a Declared Terrorist; Has Pakistan Succumbed to US-India Pressure?

Islamabad , which denies assisting militants in Afghanistan and India, has reacted angrily to U.S. threats of further punitive measures. He said a similar operation would also be launched in Attock, Chakwal and Jhelum districts. Rana Sanaullah, law minister for Punjab province, said on Wednesday that Pakistan's interior ministry had issued a notification against the Saeed-founded Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) charity, as well as its associated organisation, the Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation (FIF).

World News Netanyahu charged with 'breach of trust', refuses to step down
Author: 0 Netanyahu charged with 'breach of trust', refuses to step down

Earlier this week, Netanyahu told Likud lawmakers in a closed-door meeting that the issue of applying Israeli sovereignty to the West Bank had been discussed with United States officials. "After the end of his [first term] as prime minister, a job he held from 1996 to 1999, his house was searched, because he had embezzled things which he had to return to the government", he added.

World News We will pay back India in own coin, says Pakistan Defence Minister
Author: 0 We will pay back India in own coin, says Pakistan Defence Minister

Dastgir in an official statement said, " Pakistan will pay India in its own coin in case of any misadventure". "The Indian allegations are premature and inopportune, especially as India itself admits that the operation still continued and investigations had just started, when these comments were made", a Foreign Office spokesman said.

World News Football coach who 'selflessly shielded students from shooter' dies
Author: 0 Football coach who 'selflessly shielded students from shooter' dies

Students who had been at school with suspected gunman Nikolas Cruz , 19, said "everyone predicted" he could "do something" like the tragedy that unfolded on Wednesday afternoon, and that some children had been scared of him. - 16 injured people were taken to hospital - the two who later died among that number. "Our district is in a tremendous state of grief and sorrow", said Robert Runcie, superintendent of the school district in Parkland, about an hour's drive north of Miami.