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World News Pope Francis makes historic retreat by accepting Nigerian Bishop's resignation
Author: 0 Pope Francis makes historic retreat by accepting Nigerian Bishop's resignation

Kaigama explained that: "Bishop Okpaleke came to the conclusion that he could no longer be a bishop in a diocese where there has been so much tumult, and having resigned means, the diocese is vacant". Okpaleke, and have supported him with their prayers. The Vatican press release reads in full, "The Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples has today released the following statement".

World News Cape Town Buys One More Month
Author: 0 Cape Town Buys One More Month

A decline in water usage has allowed officials to move the dreaded date to July 9 from its previous date of June 4. Cape Town residents are urged not to ease up on water saving efforts. Emergency water restrictions are still in place. Neilson explained that reaching this target is imperative for the city to make it to the winter rains before Day Zero arrives.

World News Iranian authorities begin to recover bodies from plane crash
Author: 0 Iranian authorities begin to recover bodies from plane crash

State television said the weather had improved after blizzard conditions hampered search efforts Sunday, and that helicopters were now able to take part in the hunt for Aseman Airlines flight EP3704. Authorities hoped searchers would recover the aircraft's "black boxes" later Tuesday. The incident has reawakened concerns over aviation safety in Iran, which has been exacerbated by worldwide sanctions over the years.

World News Syria attack: 250 civilians killed in 48 hours
Author: 0 Syria attack: 250 civilians killed in 48 hours

Sparking an global outcry, the surge in air strikes, rocket fire and shelling has killed more than 210 adults and children in the rebel pocket near Damascus since late on Sunday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Shelling in the rebel enclave of eastern Ghouta near Damascus . On Monday alone, at least 127 civilians lost their lives, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

World News Cult fanatics kill 5 policemen in northern Tehran
Author: 0 Cult fanatics kill 5 policemen in northern Tehran

The Gonabadis are one of the country's largest Sufi sects, originating from Khorasan Razavi province in the country's northeast but with a presence in cities across Iran . Iranian security forces clash with members of the Gonabadi Sufi community in Tehran on February 19. According to the New York-based Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI), several Dervishes were arrested in the last two months.

World News SSP Chawrasia signs off Tied-53rd at NMB Oman Open in Muscat
Author: 0 SSP Chawrasia signs off Tied-53rd at NMB Oman Open in Muscat

Chawrasia was disappointed that despite 15 birdies in the week, he gave away a lot of shots, including three double bogeys - two in third round on 15th and 18th and another in the final round on the fourth. Wood closed with a 69 that left him two strokes adrift. All these guys are so good and they'll keep putting pressure on you, so you've got to keep playing good golf.

World News Bangladesh: Myanmar says its ready to take back Rohingya
Author: 0 Bangladesh: Myanmar says its ready to take back Rohingya

Rohingyas living in no man's land refused Tuesday to return to Myanmar without guarantees of citizenship and security after Bangladesh and Myanmar officials met to discuss their repatriation. "The Myanmar side has cordially accepted the list", said home minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Friday after over three hours of meeting with his Myanmar counterpart at the secretariat in Dhaka .

World News 'I Have Been Much Tougher on Russia Than Obama'
Author: 0 'I Have Been Much Tougher on Russia Than Obama'

I am dying to see just five specific examples of Russian Meddling, each accompanied with solid, understandable and believable evidence of how such meddling changed any person's mind to vote for Donald Trump; as well as any believable numbers of how many peoples' minds were actually changed.

World News Proposal to put Pakistan in FATF grey list: Senior official
Author: 0 Proposal to put Pakistan in FATF grey list: Senior official

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is expected to take up issue of Pakistan at its plenary session on Wednesday (tomorrow) at Paris as USA along with its western allies is making all out efforts for putting Pakistan on the watch list and sliding back the country into category of grey from which Pakistan had graduated after making lot of efforts few years ago.

World News Teen survivors of Parkland shooting plan national walk out
Author: 0 Teen survivors of Parkland shooting plan national walk out

Seventeen students and teachers died for no other reason than crass, unmitigated human greed. A social media campaign under the hashtag #neveragain also took off on Twitter , and another student did an "ask me anything" chat on Reddit . "If the President wants to come up to me and tell me to my face that it was a awful tragedy and how nothing is going to be done about it, I'm going to happily ask him how much money he received from the NRA ".

World News Hundreds of schoolgirls flee suspected Boko Haram attackers in Nigeria
Author: 0 Hundreds of schoolgirls flee suspected Boko Haram attackers in Nigeria

Most of the group were released in May as part of a controversial prisoner swap deal with the Nigerian government that saw five Boko Haram commanders released. The group has consistently attacked education. Nigeria's military and government have repeatedly claimed that Boko Haram is on the run after a sustained fight-back by troops since early 2015.

World News Alpine skiing: Vonn is downhill favorite, says rival Goggia
Author: 0 Alpine skiing: Vonn is downhill favorite, says rival Goggia

I'm the same. I stand by my values. Vonn is scheduled to race in the women's downhill Wednesday and the women's combined Friday. "I'm excited to watch them". "If you're not willing to take the risk, then you're probably in the wrong sport". "At some point, you have to laugh and say it's just completely ridiculous".

Author: 0 Flood watch in effect for Decatur; sleet, snow possible this week

According to the National Weather Service , between one and two inches of rain will fall on top of the snowpack already on the ground, stressing streams and rivers. By the time things are all said and done. Most of the rain will avoid Indy Metro until closer to Midnight, so most metro area and places south will be windy and warm for the evening.

World News President Trump to hold 'listening session' with survivors of Stoneman Douglas shooting
Author: 0 President Trump to hold 'listening session' with survivors of Stoneman Douglas shooting

Meanwhile, the Sunrise Tactical Supply shop where Cruz purchased the AR-15 he used to kill 17 people has since closed down, Sunday. Trump isn't the first to suggest the freaky theory - prominent far-right Twitter users have speculated for several days that the Federal Bureau of Investigation was too busy undermining Trump to follow up on investigating potential threats.

World News Florida high school shooting survivors to demand action at state capital
Author: 0 Florida high school shooting survivors to demand action at state capital

He said past year he would "never" infringe on the right to keep arms. Cruz is facing 17 counts of murder in the Wednesday afternoon shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. On Sunday, Gonzalez, 18, urged politicians to join a conversation about gun control - citing Trump as well as his fellow Republicans Florida Senator Marco Rubio and Governor Rick Scott.

World News Raila to lead Africa in Tsvangiarai's send off
Author: 0 Raila to lead Africa in Tsvangiarai's send off

Thousands of mourners attended Tsvangirai's funeral at his home village of Buhera district, east of the country. Rival leaders vied for control of the opposition MDC-T party after the death last week of Tsvangirai, a longtime opponent of former President Robert Mugabe who also entered into a flawed power-sharing arrangement with him after disputed elections.

World News Meghalaya seeks more forces after killing of candidate
Author: 0 Meghalaya seeks more forces after killing of candidate

A day after the Williamnagar candidate of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) was killed by suspected militants in an IED blast when campaigning, home minister Rajnath Singh held a rally in a nearby location, condemning the incident. Chief Minister Mukul Sangma and other political leaders have condoled his death. "It is unfortunate that Meghalaya has failed to spend the health budget which was sanctioned to the state", he added.

World News Stage set for 'Magnetic Maharashtra', PM to inaugurate
Author: 0 Stage set for 'Magnetic Maharashtra', PM to inaugurate

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the ambitious three-day long " Magnetic Maharashtra: Convergence 2018" conclave in Mumbai on Sunday. The Virgin Group on Sunday signed an " intent agreement " with Maharashtra to build a hyperloop transportation system between Mumbai and Pune, which aims to reduce the travel time between the two mega cities to 20 minutes from the three hours at present.

World News Internet Research Agency: Russian 'troll farm' that 'defrauded the US'
Author: 0 Internet Research Agency: Russian 'troll farm' that 'defrauded the US'

Excepted from the criticism - Russian Federation. The indictment does not allege collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign and does not assert that Russia's deeds tipped the election in Trump's favor. Twitter , whose platform was also used, echoed that view, saying in a statement: "Any activity of this kind is intolerable, and we all must do more to prevent it".

World News Hadiya's Dad Ashokan Has Started a Club Against Love Jihad
Author: 0 Hadiya's Dad Ashokan Has Started a Club Against Love Jihad

In her affidavit today, Hadiya has said that she has been "under confinement without the freedom that I am entitled to". I most humbly pray that this Hon'ble Court may be pleased to allow us to live together as and wife. All those errant personnel, both official and non-official, who subjected or caused to subject me to the "horrendous torture and torments" are liable to be brought to justice, she said.

World News Is Tamil Nadu ready for Kamal Haasan's entry into politics?
Author: 0 Is Tamil Nadu ready for Kamal Haasan's entry into politics?

Veteran actor Kamal Haasan will begin writing his political script from tomorrow. On Tuesday, Haasan said, "I am entering politics only because the ruling AIADMK party is bad, that is why I am not meeting any of them". "Vijayakanth is a forerunner to me and Rajinikanth when it comes to politics". "I hope his hue is not saffron", he had said. Despite his massive success in cinema and a fan-following that went beyond Tamil Nadu, Ganesan had failed to become a formidable political force ...

World News Florida School Shooting Suspect Seemed 'Normal' To Family That Took Him In
Author: 0 Florida School Shooting Suspect Seemed 'Normal' To Family That Took Him In

Cruz was twice orphaned - his adoptive mother, Lynda Cruz, died of pneumonia November 1, and her husband died of a heart attack years ago, according to those close to the family. A person close to Cruz called the FBI's tip line on January 5 and provided information about Cruz's weapons and his erratic behavior, including his disturbing social media posts.

World News Court restores passports of Orengo, Wanjigi and Ndii
Author: 0 Court restores passports of Orengo, Wanjigi and Ndii

The two were eventually allowed to fly to Zimbabwe on Tuesday afternoon to attend the funeral of Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, Odinga's spokesman said. "We learned through the media that the court had granted orders that the Department of Immigration should not interfere with the movement of the two".

World News Lucas Hernandez missing: FBI joins search for Kansas boy, 5
Author: 0 Lucas Hernandez missing: FBI joins search for Kansas boy, 5

The boy was last seen wearing a gray shirt with a bear on it, black sweatpants, and white socks. The Kansas Department for Children and Families was contacted last spring by Sally Rasmussen, a great aunt of the boy. The father has posted pictures of his son since he was a chubby-cheeked toddler, his Facebook page shows. She said they told her they saw more signs of abuse and reported them to authorities in New Mexico.

World News President Trump Pushes 'Low Cost' ALTERNATIVE to OBAMACARE — EMERGENCY BYPASS
Author: 0 President Trump Pushes 'Low Cost' ALTERNATIVE to OBAMACARE — EMERGENCY BYPASS

The new rules stem from an executive order President Donald Trump signed in October aimed at boosting competition, giving consumers more choices and lowering premiums. Shares in insurers which sell these plans were mixed. If 100,000 to 200,000 people shift from ACA-compliant plans in 2019, this would cause "average monthly individual market premiums ...

World News Nirav Modi, Justin Trudeau, Nepal, Chandrababu Naidu: Top trending stories
Author: 0 Nirav Modi, Justin Trudeau, Nepal, Chandrababu Naidu: Top trending stories

It was a meeting that nearly didn't happen-but a blunt diplomatic missive by the external affairs ministry got visiting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau talking to Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh. On Monday, Singh confirmed officially as well as on social media that he would be meeting Trudeau. "I'm hopeful that this meeting will help strengthen the close Indo-Canadian business ties as well as the deep-rooted people-to-people relations between our two countries", Singh tweeted.