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World News Real Madrid could move for Lewandowski rather than Kane
Author: 0 Real Madrid could move for Lewandowski rather than Kane

Madrid have switched their focus to Poland global Lewandowski because of "the difficulty involved in signing Harry Kane from Tottenham Hotspur ". This time, that could be different, as Madrid seem set to overhaul their squad after a disappointing season.

World News House Intelligence GOP Allegedly Leaked Top Senate Democrat's Messages
Author: 0 House Intelligence GOP Allegedly Leaked Top Senate Democrat's Messages

Burr said Thursday that he and Warner had met with House Speaker Paul Ryan simply to give him an "update" of their investigation. Then the House requested the Senate's documentation, which it shared. After the Fox News report came out, Republicans and Democrats on the Senate committee dismissed it as sensational. Sen. When Waldman delivered his materials to the committees, Warner had already told his Senate colleagues that the text messages would be among them, this person said.

World News Officials confiscate gun from student at Hubert Middle School
Author: 0 Officials confiscate gun from student at Hubert Middle School

The school was initially placed into hold and secure, but the status was later elevated to a lockdown. He says he was frustrated to hear nothing from school officials either by phone, email or on their website. One of these reports has resulted in the arrest of a juvenile for threats made at school. "I'm thankful they're taking it seriously", said Jack Shandel, whose son is also in Grade 8.

World News Google celebrates Holi with coulourful sketch doodle depicting drum playing and dance
Author: 0 Google celebrates Holi with coulourful sketch doodle depicting drum playing and dance

For doing the celebration of the festival we need the rhythm on which our footloose and also get insane. Here you can enjoy Rajasthani folk music, alongside a vibrant Holi celebration. On the second day, North India celebrates "Dulhandi" where everyone applies colour to each other. Governor Balramji Dass Tandon, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh, Speaker of Chhattisgarh Assembly Gaurishankar Agrawal and Forest Minister Mahesh Gagda have greeted the people of the state on the occasion of ...

World News Turkish soldiers martyred in Syria's Afrin region
Author: 0 Turkish soldiers martyred in Syria's Afrin region

The situation in Afrin and other areas along the Syria-Turkish border is alarming, with the majority of people living in "dire conditions", the ICRC said in a statement. Turkish media sources unveiled on Monday that Ankara intends to expand its military operations against the Kurdish fighters as it has dispatched Special Forces to Afrin in Aleppo province.

World News Senate passes Taiwan travel bill that has angered China
Author: 0 Senate passes Taiwan travel bill that has angered China

On Wednesday, the US Senate unanimously supported the bill aimed at strengthening ties between the officials of Taipei and Washington. The U.S. House of Representatives also passed the bill in January. President Trump angered Chinese leaders in the weeks after winning the 2016 presidential election when he took a congratulatory phone call with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen.

World News Academy of Country Music announces nominees for 2018 awards
Author: 0 Academy of Country Music announces nominees for 2018 awards

And the nominees for #ACMawards New Male Vocalist of the Year are... Miranda Lambert and Maren Morris had four nominations each. The Texas native has won 29 ACM Awards throughout her career and goes into this year's ceremony tied with Brooks & Dunn for the title of the winningest artist in ACM history.

World News Thousands of high street jobs at risk
Author: 0 Thousands of high street jobs at risk

Anyone with Toys R Us gift cards and vouchers should spend them in stores as soon as possible before the shops are closed down. Branches include The Bridges, in Sunderland, Gateshead's MetroCentre and Teesside Park, near Stockton. Toys R Us began exploring a sale of the unit last fall . This is where shoppers eye up purchases in store - with their excited children pointing and howling "I want that" - then return home and order the product online at a discount.

World News Washington opens Pac-12 women's basketball tournament against California
Author: 0 Washington opens Pac-12 women's basketball tournament against California

Oregon is the favorite to win the tournament, which starts Thursday, but the bracket will not be easy with No. 10 Oregon State, No. 9 UCLA , No. 16 Stanford and Arizona State in the way. "The one thing you can do is just focus on what you can control, and that's go out and win games", Hopkins told 710 ESPN Seattle's Brock Huard and Mike Salk.

World News Instant Analysis: Florida avenges earlier defeat, blows out Alabama
Author: 0 Instant Analysis: Florida avenges earlier defeat, blows out Alabama

Alabama missed three shots but got three offensive rebounds and called a timeout with 9.4 seconds remaining. Hudson's 27 points is the most he's had since he dropped 35 in the PK80 Tournament vs. Give Florida credit. They came out trying to even the series here in SEC play and they did it. "I think you all know our circumstance at quarterback right now with the players we have here, the grade they are in and how much more eligibility they have".

World News Heavy shelling along LoC consumes more lives
Author: 0 Heavy shelling along LoC consumes more lives

Pakistan's military confirmed that Pakistani soldiers fired back as a part of violation procedure and "substantial" destruction stroke the Indian posts. FO urged the Indian side to respect the 2003 Ceasefire arrangement; investigate this and other incidents of ceasefire violations; instruct the Indian forces to respect the ceasefire, in letter and spirit and maintain peace on the LoC.

World News Would've run into Florida school shooting even without weapon, says Donald Trump
Author: 0 Would've run into Florida school shooting even without weapon, says Donald Trump

Scott said he plans to increase funding to protect schools and to tighten gun restrictions on those with mental health issues. "I am writing it out myself", Trump said Monday at an event with state governors at the White House . Andrew Pollack, whose daughter Meadow died in last week's attack - the second-deadliest shooting at a U.S. public school - said: "We, as a country, failed our children".

World News Risky nor'easter targets East Coast with snow, rain, wind
Author: 0 Risky nor'easter targets East Coast with snow, rain, wind

With a looming coastal storm later this week likely to bring rain, wind , tidal flooding along the shore, and probably at least some wet snow for some, we could say March looks to come in like a lion Thursday and Friday . Expect a long duration, high impact event, with up to 2 inches of rain, and a rain to snow scenario along the northern tier. The National Weather Service said all of Rhode Island will be under flood and high wind watches from Friday to Sunday morning, calling ...

World News PA's Toomey Proposes Moderate Gun Control, Tangles With Trump
Author: 0 PA's Toomey Proposes Moderate Gun Control, Tangles With Trump

Some lawmakers flatly rejected the concept, which Trump previously said should be left up to states and school boards. These are great people, these great patriots. Among the proposals the White House is expected to support are two pieces of preexisting legislation aimed at strengthening the background check system and aiding states in detecting and reporting potential threats to schools, and a regulation requiring states to report to the federal government school districts' compliance with ...

World News Pro-NRA lawmakers in Georgia punish Delta Air
Author: 0 Pro-NRA lawmakers in Georgia punish Delta Air

The measure now goes to the desk of republican Governor Nathan Deal , who said on Wednesday he would sign the tax bill into law in whatever form it passed. Delta has helped make Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport the busiest airport in the world. "The small steps that Delta and Dick's Sporting Goods are taking, to take a stand and say enough is enough, is what we all need to be doing as adults", Williams said.

Author: 0 Does Jeremy Corbyn's softer Brexit stance bring him closer to No. 10?

Leadsom, who is overseeing the passage of Brexit legislation through the House of Commons, attends Cabinet but was not part of the sub-committee that met at the prime minister's country residence Chequers last week to thrash out the U.K.'s position on its future relationship with the European Union.

World News Queen Elizabeth 1981 Assassination Attempt Revealed ... New Zealand Officials Covered It Up
Author: 0 Queen Elizabeth 1981 Assassination Attempt Revealed ... New Zealand Officials Covered It Up

After a former Dunedin detective went public about the assassination attempt in 1997, an SIS memo from the same year stated Lewis had meant to assassinate the Queen but did not have the equipment or vantage point to carry out the attack. And two years on he made an attempt to escape from a psychiatric ward, claiming to have orders to murder Prince Charles who was due to visit the country.

World News United States steel producers cheer 25% tariff on imports
Author: 0 United States steel producers cheer 25% tariff on imports

Steel , that was the ultimate company. Brexiteers have been pinning their hopes on securing a new free trade deal with the Trump White House, despite its protectionism, after the United Kingdom leaves the European Union. Sen. Roy Blunt reacted with concern to President Donald Trump's Thursday announcement that he would slap steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.

World News Is John Kelly's White House Job 'Punishment From God'?
Author: 0 Is John Kelly's White House Job 'Punishment From God'?

Yet Trump is also frustrated with son-in-law Jared Kushner, whom he now views as a liability because of his legal entanglements, the investigations of the Kushner family's real-estate company and the publicity over having his security clearance downgraded, two people familiar with his views told The Times.

World News Parkland Students Return, Told to Not Bring Backpacks
Author: 0 Parkland Students Return, Told to Not Bring Backpacks

Jean found himself face-to-face with the gunman, who was trying to get into a first-floor classroom. A court hearing about a potential inheritance for the man accused in the Florida high school massacre has been canceled. She says she's not anxious about explaining why she's withdrawing from Stoneman Douglas. As the day wore on, math teacher Jim Gard said it began to feel like some semblance of normalcy had returned.

World News Heavy Snow Brings Rome To Standstill
Author: 0 Heavy Snow Brings Rome To Standstill

Even the army had to be called in to help clear the Roman streets, Reuters reported . Rome's Mediterranean climate and proximity to the sea usually results in mild winters, with restaurants often keeping outdoor seating open even through the coldest months of the year.

World News Why is Hope Hicks, Trump's longest-serving aide, resigning?
Author: 0 Why is Hope Hicks, Trump's longest-serving aide, resigning?

The former White House communications director, who tendered her resignation on Wednesday, refused to answer a string of questions from the committee but did make comments during the session that may have angered Trump and may well explain her departure from the role.

Author: 0 How Analysts Rated Diageo plc (LON:DGE) Last Week?

It now has negative earnings. As per Friday, December 2, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The firm had revenue of GBX 759.90 billion for the quarter. Fidessa group plc is a United Kingdom-based holding company. The firm operates in two divisions, Underwriting and Retail. It has a 23.49 P/E ratio.

World News Brooklyn woman charged with attempting to murder lookalike with cheesecake
Author: 0 Brooklyn woman charged with attempting to murder lookalike with cheesecake

Viktoria Nasyrova , 42, of Sheepshead Bay, faces a slew of charges, including attempted murder . She has denied any involvement in Aleksenko's death, and has not yet entered a plea to the charges in the indictment. Aleksenko disappeared in 2014 and her remains were discovered months later, with Russian authorities claiming Nasyrova was after Aleksenko's inheritance.

World News US accuses Syria of violating ceasefire
Author: 0 US accuses Syria of violating ceasefire

Rebel infighting is rife, and the Syrian government says it controlled by factions allied to extremists groups such as al Qaeda - who they are targeting in the current assault. During Thursday's meeting of the humanitarian taskforce in Geneva, the United Nations received notice that it may get permission from Damascus to go to Douma in eastern Ghouta .

World News Wall St sinks on Trump tariffs, interest rate worries
Author: 0 Wall St sinks on Trump tariffs, interest rate worries

A decision to impose tariffs or quotas would represent one of Trump's strongest actions to overhaul USA trade practices that he has sharply criticised for causing industrial decline and loss of jobs . The plan also drew a stiff rebuke from U.S. manufacturers of products made using steel and aluminum, who maintained that the tariffs could lead to lost jobs in their operations and increased consumer prices.