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World News Man lobs grenade at USA embassy in Montenegro, then blows himself up
Author: 0 Man lobs grenade at USA embassy in Montenegro, then blows himself up

Podgorica authorities stressed its firm position that this event cannot and could not affect the high level of protection and security of the diplomatic missions or the situation in Montenegro in general. The plaque appears to be personally signed by Milosevic. "Immediately before the suicide, the person threw an explosive device into the compound of the embassy from an intersection near the sports center in Podgorica ", the Montenegrin government quoted the police on its Twitter account.

World News The Daily Show's Michelle Wolf to host White House Correspondents' Dinner
Author: 0 The Daily Show's Michelle Wolf to host White House Correspondents' Dinner

Trump took a beating at the event in 2011 when host Seth Meyers and then-President Obama took shots at him, with many believing it was that beating that inspired him to run for office. Wolf has also joked about First Lady Melania Trump. She's a b--. You have to be a b-- to be that powerful. After a year of doing comedy full-time, " Late Night with Seth Meyers " hired Wolf as a writer in 2014.

World News Nitish govt plotting against me: Tejashwi Yadav
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The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Thursday alleged that Nitish Kumar-led Bihar government was conspiring against him. The bungalow at 3, Deshratna Marg, was allotted to Pratap after he became the health minister in 2015.

World News Gorakhpur riots: plea against UP CM rejected
Author: 0 Gorakhpur riots: plea against UP CM rejected

A bench of Justice Krishna Murari and Justice A.C. Sharma hearing the petition filed by Parvez Parwaz ruled that no case would be reopened against them. However, ignoring this legal point, the government on May 3, 2017, refused to grant sanction to prosecute Adityanath, who was by then UP CM, contending that the petitioners need not have approached the court because other remedies, such as filing a protest petition, were available.

World News CBI arrests Rotomac owner, his son
Author: 0 CBI arrests Rotomac owner, his son

It details that packing credit of Rs 15.50 crore, disbursed on January 25, 2012, to execute an export order of $4.18 million was split and remitted to Rotomac Global (Rs 10 crore) and M/S Madrid Implex (Rs 5.35 crore for purchase of jewellery).

World News Banned ex-FIFA head Blatter backs Morocco 2026 World Cup bid
Author: 0 Banned ex-FIFA head Blatter backs Morocco 2026 World Cup bid

Forty-four senators on Wednesday signed a bipartisan letter to President Donald Trump asking for his support of a joint World Cup bid with Mexico and Canada . The 81-year-old is still serving a six-year ban from all football activities, but posted on social media to throw his weight behind Morocco's pitch.

World News Texas Gov. weighs parole board's advice on death row inmate's fate
Author: 0 Texas Gov. weighs parole board's advice on death row inmate's fate

Whitaker's father, who survived the attempt on his life, passionately opposes the execution of his son". But he says his decision to forgive was made even before he knew his son was responsible. Death row inmates and former prison guards also sent letters to the parole board, attesting to Whitaker's good character, saying he was a model prisoner and helped other inmates on death row, according to his petition for clemency.

World News Respect Army chief, but he's been misinformed: AIUDF president
Author: 0 Respect Army chief, but he's been misinformed: AIUDF president

While talking about migrants from Bangladesh coming to North East India on Wednesday, Rawat had said the Assam-based party had "grown faster" than the Bharatiya Janata Party did over the years. Meanwhile, regarding the potential exodus of Bangali people from Assam, Prof Imtiaz said he hoped it would not take place as West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had asked the Assam government not to drive away Bangalis from the region.

World News Jamie Anderson wins silver in first-ever Olympic women's snowboard big air
Author: 0 Jamie Anderson wins silver in first-ever Olympic women's snowboard big air

She tried a huge trick on run No. 3, but was unable to land cleanly. She maintained the lead until Gasser bumped her down on the very last run of the contest. Jamie Anderson added to her medal count, wining a silver medal in Big Air with jumps that scored 90.00 and 87.25. "But I'm just really proud of the women here today".

World News These 3 Factors Could Send Bitcoin Prices Tumbling This Year
Author: 0 These 3 Factors Could Send Bitcoin Prices Tumbling This Year

Given the sporadic and often unpredictable nature of cryptocurrency , many new traders turn to social media for answers. We can expect the cryptomarket to be in for a choppy day and investors will need to begin considering the softer approach by regulators to provide support for another rally that could see Bitcoin move up through to $12,000 levels.

World News Four Democratic Governors Band Together Against Gun Violence
Author: 0 Four Democratic Governors Band Together Against Gun Violence

The governors of Connecticut , New York , New Jersey and Rhode Island are forming a coalition of like-minded states on gun control , hoping to make progress where they see the federal government has faltered. The multi-state database to supplement the federal National Instant Criminal Background Check System "will share information about individuals who are prohibited from purchasing or possessing a firearm within each state", says the press release.

World News Dua Lipa uses BRIT win to empower women
Author: 0 Dua Lipa uses BRIT win to empower women

Shortly thereafter, Gorillaz , the cartoon hip-hop band formed by Blur frontman Damon Albarn and illustrator Jamie Hewlett, picked up their first Brit award , having lost out nine times previously since the band was formed 20 years ago.

World News Strike forces Air France cancellations
Author: 0 Strike forces Air France cancellations

The action is expected to last 24 hours. Half of Air France's long-haul flights out of Paris were cancelled Thursday due to a strike over pay by pilots, cabin crew and ground staff. Customers whose flight is cancelled will receive a full refund. Salaries at Air France have been frozen since 2011. To be notified personally by AF Connect, Air France invites customers to update their contact details (mobile number and/or e-mail) in their reservation file on the company's website or in their ...

World News Netanyahu associate to testify in corruption probe
Author: 0 Netanyahu associate to testify in corruption probe

As if Netanyahu didn't have enough problems, police said Tuesday that Hefetz, his former media adviser, is suspected of trying to bribe a judge in exchange for dropping a corruption case against the Israeli leader's wife. Filber has since agreed to turn state's witness in the investigation, according to Israeli media. He posted part of a biblical verse, Exodus 1:12, on his Facebook page: "But the more they were oppressed, the more they multiplied and spread".

World News Gun control demonstrations planned around the United States after Florida school shooting
Author: 0 Gun control demonstrations planned around the United States after Florida school shooting

The shooting resulted in the deaths of 17 people, many of whom were students . Students in Florida and throughout the country marched out of their classrooms and took to the streets to demand action on gun legislation. Like all of us, many students at Yorktown have been trying to make sense of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas last week and have been concerned about their safety in our school.

World News Florida Shooting Survivor Says CNN Town Hall 'All Scripted,' Network Denies
Author: 0 Florida Shooting Survivor Says CNN Town Hall 'All Scripted,' Network Denies

Colton Haab , a junior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas, told WPLG-10 that he was invited to speak at the town hall, but ultimately refused, calling it an entirely scripted event. "I don't think that it's going get anything accomplished". Feeling like he wouldn't be allowed to ask questions from his own point of view, Haab chose to not go to the town hall event, stating, "It's not going to add to the true questions that all the students, and teachers, and parents have".

World News Vonn says goodbye to Olympic downhill
Author: 0 Vonn says goodbye to Olympic downhill

It's been another historic day at the 2018 Winter Games as Norway's Marit Bjoergen broke the all-time record for the most medals won at the Olympic Winter Games after taking bronze in the women's Cross Country team sprint free. "I was happy about my skiing", she said. "Of course, I would have loved a gold medal but, honestly, this is unbelievable and I'm so proud". I put my boots on and I was really centered, you know? "I still don't realize I'm first", Goggia said.

World News Pope Chile abuse envoy hospitalised
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Laparoscopic gallbladder surgery (cholecystectomy) is a procedure used to remove the gallbladder and gallstones. Before his trip to Chile , Scicluna heard testimony in NY from a witness in the case against Bishop Juan Barros, accused by several men of covering up sexual abuse of minors by his mentor Father Fernando Karadima.

World News Trump on Twitter (Feb 22): Gun policy
Author: 0 Trump on Twitter (Feb 22): Gun policy

Trump continued: 'A teacher would have a concealed gun on them, the would go for special training, and you would no longer have a gun free zone. "Highly trained, gun adept, teachers/coaches would solve the problem instantly, before police arrive", the President tweeted , arguing it would stop any "savage sicko" who was intent on attacking students.

World News School shooting survivor knocks down 'crisis actor' claim
Author: 0 School shooting survivor knocks down 'crisis actor' claim

On social media , the interview from a year ago is being pointed to as "evidence" to suggest that Hogg is a " crisis actor ", a regular theme of conspiracists, who believe actors appear at the sites of tragedies. A similar thing occurred in the wake of the Las Vegas shooting, in which 58 people died. Numerous top searches on the site for Hogg lead to videos created by alternative " news " channels designed to discredit him.

World News Flood watch in effect in Arkansas, Mississippi, Tennessee
Author: 0 Flood watch in effect in Arkansas, Mississippi, Tennessee

Wednesday , just under major flood stage of 14 feet. It appears Burlington has dodged significant flooding as the Fox River through the heart of the city began to recede Wednesday , according to levels recorded by the National Weather Service's Sullivan office.

World News Russian opposition leader detained briefly in connection to organizing unsanctioned rally
Author: 0 Russian opposition leader detained briefly in connection to organizing unsanctioned rally

Reuters, citing Navalny's spokeswoman, reports that Volkov remains in police custody after he was picked up at Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport. "It's unclear right now what's up with [Leonid] Volkov, and there is no communication with him", he said. Navalny wrote on Twitter on February 22 that police approached him as he was leaving a dentist's office and told him, "You're detained".

World News Governor signs pay raise bill
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House of Delegates and Senate leaders called for teachers to accept the proposal, which would amount to a three-year, 4 percent raise, as opposed to 5 percent overall raises advanced by the House of Delegates on February 13 in a plan initially backed by the Senate, and called on them not to stage a statewide walkout beginning Thursday.

World News North Korea Is Sending a Senior Delegation to the Olympics Closing Ceremony
Author: 0 North Korea Is Sending a Senior Delegation to the Olympics Closing Ceremony

US Vice President Mike Pence may have been excited to meet with Kim Jong Un's sister, Kim Yo Jong, and other major North Korean officials this month, but North Korea has dumped him at the very last moment. and the North. THE South Korean government spent more than US$260 (RM1,019) per meal per person for the high-level North Korean delegates, including leader Kim Jong-un's sister who visited the Winter Olympics, reports said.

World News Saudi Arabia announces it will build its first opera house
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia announces it will build its first opera house

In December, U.S. rapper Nelly performed in Jeddah, albeit to a men-only crowd, and Greek musician Yanni played to a mixed-gender audience. These sorts of reforms are revolutionary in what has been an ultra-conservative Kingdom. The reforms are part of Prince Mohammed's ambitious "Vision 2030" program, which seeks to diversify the Saudi economy as it reels from a slump in energy prices, with the entertainment sector seen as a key potential source of growth.