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World News European Union threatens to drop Turkey summit over Cyprus gas drilling dispute
Author: 0 European Union threatens to drop Turkey summit over Cyprus gas drilling dispute

While they emphasised their full commitment to the cooperation with Turkey on migration, they also tasked the European Commission to reflect on whether to cut and re-orient pre-accession funds given the situation in the country. Local media reported earlier on Friday it was heading to Limassol in Cyprus. [Council] The Cypriot President Nikos Anastasiades succeded today (23 February) in convincing his colleagues at the European Union summit to make a planned "leaders' meeting" with Turkish ...

World News South Korean women looking to make more curling history in semifinals
Author: 0 South Korean women looking to make more curling history in semifinals

The US warned Pyongyang of "maximum pressure" towards denuclearisation on Saturday as Ivanka Trump kicked off a visit to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics - where she looks likely to avoid North Korean officials . " North Korea's art troupe came here and performed with dances and songs, and it might seem like a fancy show on the outside", Lee So-yeon, who was a musician in the North Korean military until she fled in 2008, told Bloomberg.

World News Severe storms, flooding possible tonight
Author: 0 Severe storms, flooding possible tonight

The primary severe threat ends Sunday morning before sunrise, but periods of rain along some thunderstorms will continue throughout the day with temperatures struggling to pull out of the lower 60s. Make sure you have downloaded the KLTV or KTRE Weather App to your phone or other devices. The coroner also said another victim of the severe weather was discovered in Springfield, Tennessee in neighboring Robertson County.

World News UN Security Council votes for 30-day ceasefire in Syria without delay
Author: 0 UN Security Council votes for 30-day ceasefire in Syria without delay

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday welcomed the Security Council's demand for a 30-day ceasefire in Syria and said it must be "immediately" implemented. The unrelenting push by Al-Otaibi and Sweden's Permanent Representative Olof Skoog won praise from every one of the Council members. "There is no need to dig graves, we will be buried under our houses".

World News Alabama Senate approves execution by nitrogen hypoxia
Author: 0 Alabama Senate approves execution by nitrogen hypoxia

Hamm's attorney, Bernard Harcourt, said he had been arguing since July that Hamm's veins were too compromised by illness for lethal injection. The state of Hamm's health, and veins, were the subject of court filings as his attorney sought to stop the execution and the state argued it should be carried out.

World News Motorcade for Rev. Billy Graham makes journey to Charlotte
Author: 0 Motorcade for Rev. Billy Graham makes journey to Charlotte

Graham will lie in repose at his library in Charlotte on Monday and Tuesday. Leighton said the family was touched by the outpouring of love and well-wishes from the hundred who lined the route to watch the motorcade . Rev. Billy Graham preaches at the Greater New York Billy Graham Crusade June 26, 2005 held in Flushing Meadows Corona Park in the Queens borough of New York.

World News Militants claim attacks that kill 20 across Afghanistan
Author: 0 Militants claim attacks that kill 20 across Afghanistan

The death toll in Kabul could have been higher, but an official for the intelligence agency threw his arms around the bomber before he could reach an area farther up from the site of the blast, where there was a larger group of officials and civilians, the Interior Ministry's chief spokesman told The Washington Post.

World News US is looking at potential new sanctions against Russia
Author: 0 US is looking at potential new sanctions against Russia

During his last two years in office, Obama also imposed sanctions on Russian individuals and entities for election meddling, kicked out 35 Russian diplomats and closed two Kremlin compounds in the United States . Comey's testimony, if he appeared, would raise the stakes of the joint Judiciary and Oversight Committee investigation into the decision not to charge the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee over classified emails on her private server - and the rare step for Comey to publicly ...

World News Trump says raise age for buying assault rifles, defying NRA
Author: 0 Trump says raise age for buying assault rifles, defying NRA

Under questioning by students, parents and teachers, Rubio also said tighter gun laws alone will not prevent future shootings, while he does support a minimum age for buying rifles and a ban on the bump stocks that can allow some weapons to shoot more bullets more quickly.

World News Red Cross says 23 staff left over sexual misconduct since 2015
Author: 0 Red Cross says 23 staff left over sexual misconduct since 2015

The ICRC's director-general says he's concerned these numbers don't accurately reflect the number of misconduct incidents in the organization. According to Daccord, the charity's decentralised management system had made it hard to accurately compile overall figures on misconduct but that looking at the data had revealed these 21 cases.

World News Trump opposes 'active shooter drills' at schools
Author: 0 Trump opposes 'active shooter drills' at schools

The White House meeting was attended by students, their parents and also the parents of victims of other USA school shootings. "It can't only be defense". "How many schools, how many children have to get shot?" They're backed by the National Education Association which vehemently opposes having the three million teachers it represents carry guns.

World News Everything you need to know about the women's curling gold medal game
Author: 0 Everything you need to know about the women's curling gold medal game

She leaned over and sobbed after the 16-lap race ended. Kim Bo-reum added a silver for South Korea in the women's race. Skipper Kim Eun-jung said Yuna was one of her inspirations to turn her fun pastime into an Olympic pursuit. All together they finished the race at three minutes and three seconds - and out of the competition. Lee Seung-hoon reacts after winning the gold in the men's mass start skating on Saturday.

World News Spartans' Star Miles Bridges cleared to play
Author: 0 Spartans' Star Miles Bridges cleared to play

San Diego State provisionally suspended Malik Pope and Texas is keeping Eric Davis Jr. out of competition while the schools investigate allegations involving both players. It is yet to be publicly determined if what Dawkins put in his expense report can be corroborated. In an ESPN report published late Friday night, Dawkins was identified in wiretapped phone conversations with Arizona coach Sean Miller, in which Miller discussed paying $100,000 to guarantee star freshman Deandre Ayton ...

World News Live Cricket Score of New Zealand vs England, Hamilton, 1st ODI
Author: 0 Live Cricket Score of New Zealand vs England, Hamilton, 1st ODI

Stokes is set to return for England and play his first global match since being arrested outside a Bristol nightclub five months ago. All-rounder Ben Stokes is expected to make his long-awaited England return in a One-Day International against New Zealand Sunday, ending an absence that stems from an incident in Bristol last September which led to him being charged with affray.

World News Delta, United end discounted rate for NRA members
Author: 0 Delta, United end discounted rate for NRA members

In addition, First National Bank of Omaha said Thursday it plans to end its business relationship with the organization , and would no longer offer NRA-branded credit cards. Dozens of American companies have partnered with the NRA to offer special perks to members. By Friday, the list of defectors expanded to include Symantec Corp, which ended an discount program for its LifeLock identity theft product.

World News Winter Olympics 2018: Ivanka Trump arrives for closing ceremony
Author: 0 Winter Olympics 2018: Ivanka Trump arrives for closing ceremony

US President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka will also attend the ceremony. But a senior administration official ruled out any possible meeting between Ms Trump and officials from North Korea. Vice President Mike Pence , who attended the Olympics' opening ceremony, sat awkwardly in a VIP box with the younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un behind him.

World News Americans favor stronger background checks, split on arming teachers
Author: 0 Americans favor stronger background checks, split on arming teachers

The entire shooting , officials have said, lasted about six minutes before the suspected shooter, Nikolas Cruz , dropped his AR-15 rifle and walked out of the building, trying to blend in as one of the fleeing students. Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel criticized Peterson, the deputy, for his inaction, saying that he should have "killed the killer". The armed police officer who stood outside a Florida high school while a gunman shot and killed 17 people resigned on Thursday and ...

World News After, PNB and BoB, Oriental Bank hit by Rs390-cr loan fraud
Author: 0 After, PNB and BoB, Oriental Bank hit by Rs390-cr loan fraud

As per complaint, the company has availed several credit facilities from the OBC Bank amounting to Rs Rs 389 crores between 2007-12. The case has been registered against Dwaraka Das Seth International which is engaged in the business of diamond trade and other ornaments.

World News Temperatures set to plunge as low as -8c
Author: 0 Temperatures set to plunge as low as -8c

It'll be very cold on Monday night with a severe frost and snow showers and colder again from Tuesday onwards. A rare weather phenomenon called Sudden Stratospheric Warming (SSW) is to blame for the bone-chilling conditions sweeping the United Kingdom and Europe, forecasters say.

World News Now, Fly to Diu From Ahmedabad: PM Modi Launches Flight Service
Author: 0 Now, Fly to Diu From Ahmedabad: PM Modi Launches Flight Service

He said that if question is raised on banking system, it impacts the country's economy and affects investment as global trade is done through banking system. At the press conference, the party made four demands to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. "The prime minister should also assure that accountability of the finance ministry, RBI and management of defaulting banks would be fixed within 60 days", he added.

World News Trump to announce new North Korea sanctions
Author: 0 Trump to announce new North Korea sanctions

Trump will attend the Closing Ceremony on Sunday night and will dine with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at his residence, the Blue House, on Friday. In that previous role, he was accused of planning an attack in 2010 on the Cheonan , a South Korean warship, that killed 46 sailors, and the shelling of South Korea's Yeonpyeong island the same year.

World News President Donald Trump hints about changing gun laws
Author: 0 President Donald Trump hints about changing gun laws

Trump also said the officers deserved a raise, but he apparently didn't spend much time talking about the 17 victims who were killed or those who were being treated at the hospital. The newspaper, citing Department of Children and Family Services documents, said the investigation came four days after Cruz turned 18 - legally an adult, and thus able to buy a firearm.

World News Ondata di gelo: arriva dalla Siberia il
Author: 0 Ondata di gelo: arriva dalla Siberia il "Burian"

L'ondata di gelo è prevista dopo il 25 febbraio, probabilmente all'inizio della prossima settimana. Le temperature potranno scendere facilmente sotto lo zero e potrebbero verificarsi nevicate anche a quote relativamente basse. Concorda sulle previsioni anche il sito 3BMETEO, anche se per i loro meteorologi resta "ancora incerta la sorte per il Centro e parte del Sud , anche se soprattutto le regioni centrali hanno comunque buone chances, mentre le estreme regioni meridionali ...

World News Florida high school's armed deputy resigns over failing to protect students
Author: 0 Florida high school's armed deputy resigns over failing to protect students

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School baseball coach Todd Fitz-Gerald and his sons were guests of the Houston Astros for their spring opener against the Washington Nationals on Friday. Gov. Rick Scott announced the plan at a news conference Friday in Tallahassee. "Deputy Peterson is trusted as the School Resource Officer at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland", wrote the evaluator, who was a sergeant.

Author: 0 Gritters at the ready as cold snap heads to Lincolnshire

Snow flurries could hit parts of Sheffield and South Yorkshire on Sunday before snow showers could merge to leave accumulations of up to 10cm of snow on Tuesday, with a yellow "be aware warning" in place. He said: "The cold weather will make itself known through the weekend". Meteorological spring begins March 1, so the unusually cold weather comes at a time when temperatures usually get a little warmer, AccuWeather reported .

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