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World News No missile talks until West gives up its N-weapons: Iran
Author: 0 No missile talks until West gives up its N-weapons: Iran

He added, "Defensive preparedness is among basic rights of every nation and no country can decide for us or other states ... which type of missile we can possess." Velayati noted that the French foreign minister should avoid adopting negative position against Iran if he seeks expansion of relations between Tehran and Paris.

World News Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross brings out can of soup to explain tariffs
Author: 0 Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross brings out can of soup to explain tariffs

Using Ross's own figures here, a $35,000 vehicle will now cost $175 more just for the steel involved. Ross ended the segment by double fisting the can of soup and a tall boy of Budweiser. The former NY investor long insisted to media outlets that he was a multibillionaire, though recent research has shown that his actual net worth may be closer to $700 million.

World News Merkel's fate hangs on vote by potential coalition partner
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Social Democrats agreed to enter coalition talks after Merkel's CDU/CSU failed to form a government with the Greens and the Liberals, when negotiations broke down late previous year. "We are only prepared for good news". In the most recent public opinion poll, only 48 percent of Germans said they would vote for Merkel if they could elect their chancellor directly.

World News Roger Bannister, first to run mile in under 4 minutes, dies
Author: 0 Roger Bannister, first to run mile in under 4 minutes, dies

Bannister also won gold at the Commonwealth Games in Vancouver later that year before retiring from athletics to pursue medical studies full-time. By then Bannister was having trouble walking, let alone running, after revealing he was suffering from Parkinson's disease.

World News Corbyn's backing for customs union a welcome step
Author: 0 Corbyn's backing for customs union a welcome step

As well as hitting funding for schools, hospitals and social care, leaving the single market would also raise the prospect of a hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland that would threaten the Good Friday Agreement , the letter from the Labour Campaign for the Single Market said.

World News Donald Trump Trades Roast-Worthy Jabs With Press At Annual Gridiron Dinner
Author: 0 Donald Trump Trades Roast-Worthy Jabs With Press At Annual Gridiron Dinner

Referring to his son-in-law Jared Kushner's loss of security clearance, he said, "We were late tonight because Jared could not get through security". Trump had considered her to be nearly family, and since then longtime friends have reminded each other to call and check on him. So I like turnover. 'Your tie strategically dropped below your belt/Your hair it was apricot/I still wake up most nights screaming/With my PJs in a knot/I still have dreams - butlers serving me coffee/My White House ...

World News To fight BJP, BSP-SP alliance on the cards
Author: 0 To fight BJP, BSP-SP alliance on the cards

The bypolls will be held in Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha seats which were vacated by Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath and his deputy Keshav Prasad Maurya after they assumed positions in the state government. "In UP, whenever there will be an electoral alliance involving the BSP, SP or any other party, it will not be done in a clandestine manner". The coming together of the two arch rivals - in a throwback to 1993 when SP and BSP came together to arrest the rise of BJP in ...

World News Authorities say man shoots himself to death near White House
Author: 0 Authorities say man shoots himself to death near White House

The incident happened about 12pm local time (5pm United Kingdom time) and the surrounding area was cordoned off. The DC Police Department earlier said in a tweet: "Our natural death squad is on the scene". A report of "shots fired" near North Lawn, per a U.S. Secret Service agent. A secret service spokeswoman told CNN that the man suffered a single gunshot wound.

World News Life raft falls from helicopter, crashes through roof of home
Author: 0 Life raft falls from helicopter, crashes through roof of home

Raneau told the Miami Herald that she feels lucky it wasn't worse. The equipment was from a RCAF Griffon helicopter which had been conducting a training exercise. "And I heard her screaming, I thought something is wrong", Jean Pierre Joseph, the property owner, told WPLG , a Miami-based ABC News affiliate. There has so far been no explanation from the RCAF about how the raft came loose from the CH-146, a militarized Bell 412.

World News Alec Baldwin Talks Gun Control as Trump in SNL Cold Open
Author: 0 Alec Baldwin Talks Gun Control as Trump in SNL Cold Open

Alec Baldwin returned as Donald Trump to Saturday Night Live and he's not happy with America. And yes, the entire world is laughing at us, Baldwin's Trump said, just like the real Trump tweeted today. Trump also complained to Matt Lauer in an interview that year that Baldwin's portrayal of him wasn't amusing. I like Alec, but his imitation of me is really mean-spirited and not very good.

World News Metro station shut after stir by students
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Amid protests over alleged leak of SSC paper leak, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation ( DMRC ) on Saturday closed the busy Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium station following directions from Delhi Police. Earlier also, at around 10.15 am on 21.2.2018, the commission received an information that some of the answer keys of paper I, to be held at 10.30 am on that day of the examination, were being circulated on the social media/e-mails.

World News UDP extends support to NPP to form govt in Meghalaya
Author: 0 UDP extends support to NPP to form govt in Meghalaya

However, the NPP bagged 19 seats, which implies that even though the Congress party won , it still may not form the government. The Congress that has been in power in Meghalaya for the past 10 years, emerged as the single largest party winning 21 assembly seats but fell short of 10 seats to get an absolute majority in the 60 member assembly.

World News Tripura election results reflect people's mood for 2019: BJP
Author: 0 Tripura election results reflect people's mood for 2019: BJP

The Congress party, which has been ruling Meghalaya, could not secure a victory in the state despite Rahul Gandhi spearheading the campaign in the northeastern state. We have elected members in all four corners of the country", said Shah. He took potshots at arch-rivals SP and BSP on reports that they might join hands to take on the BJP in the next week's Lok Sabha bye-elections in Phulpur and Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh.

World News People of northeast rejected politics of hate: PM Modi
Author: 0 People of northeast rejected politics of hate: PM Modi

The BJP on Saturday decimated the Left in Tripura - one of its last two citadels - and ousted the CPI-M from power after 25 long years. PRIME Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called the BJP's impressive performance in Tripura Assembly polls people's answer to "fear, lies and confusion" being spread against his Government, and targeted the Congress, saying it was never so diminished as a party as it is now.

World News College dropout refuses to leave her dorm room
Author: 0 College dropout refuses to leave her dorm room

Though the school denied Palmer's application for student housing in the next semester, it says she ignored the notice to vacate and dropped out of school. "I felt that it was a miscommunication initially, but after I met with the dean I felt that they were starting to treat me unfairly. It was like, 'Get out.'" Hunter insists she dropped out.

World News Box Office Report: Here's How Pari Has Done On It's Opening Day
Author: 0 Box Office Report: Here's How Pari Has Done On It's Opening Day

Virta was eagerly waiting to watch this film as he had tweeted, when the trailer released, "Can't wait to watch my one and only in an avatar never seen before and I'm blown away already". "They [the Pakistan censor board] seem to be taking random decisions". How do we explain why they would think of Pari as anti-Islamic? Reviews claim that the horror film portrayed literally too much horror with lots of blood and screams.

World News Unlimited Xi presidency looms over China political gathering
Author: 0 Unlimited Xi presidency looms over China political gathering

It's necessary and timely to include important theories, philosophies, strategies and policies adopted at the 19th CPC National Congress, turning China into a modern socialist country that is prosperous, strong, democratic, culturally advanced, harmonious and lovely, realising national rejuvenation, setting the leadership of the Party as the defining feature, revising the term limits for the Chinese President and Vice-President, and deepening the supervisory system reform.

World News U.S. holds 'frank' talks on trade with Chinese envoy
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While he sought to play down heightened trade tension between the world's two major powers over recent months, Zhang said China has no intention of fighting a trade war with the United States . Mr Trump told The New York Times in December that because of North Korea he had "been soft on China because the only thing more important to me than trade is war".

World News N Korea lambasts US for attaching preconditions for talks
Author: 0 N Korea lambasts US for attaching preconditions for talks

The White House said any talks with North Korea must lead to an end of its nuclear programme. The United States is due to start joint exercises in early April, a South Korean presidential security adviser said this week according to Yonhap news agency - the latest in a series of drills that the north has regularly described as a threat.

World News Syrian govt. seizes ground in Ghouta advance: commander, monitor
Author: 0 Syrian govt. seizes ground in Ghouta advance: commander, monitor

The draft obtained by NHK shows consideration for Russian Federation by making no direct mention of chemical weapons use by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government. The aerial bombardment has drawn worldwide condemnation, but a 30-day ceasefire unanimously voted for by the members of the UN Security Council last Saturday has largely failed to hold, as air raids have continued unabated.

World News CBI takes Karti Chidambaram to Mumbai for investigation
Author: 0 CBI takes Karti Chidambaram to Mumbai for investigation

Indrani's confessional statement in the case had led to Karti's arrest on February 28. As per latest reports, Karti was in Byculla jail where face-to-face grilling with Indrani and Peter Mukerjea was on. The arrest of Karti came nine months after the CBI registered an FIR against him on charges of criminal conspiracy, cheating, accepting gratification by corrupt or illegal means, influencing public servants and criminal misconduct.

World News North Korean delegation returns home after Olympics outreach
Author: 0 North Korean delegation returns home after Olympics outreach

The journey of the North Korean delegation to the South was part of the "Olympic thaw" between the two Koreas which, during the recently concluded PyeongChang Games, have made their greatest rapprochement in years. The North's eight-member delegation of high-level officials returned home on Tuesday through the inter-Korean transit office on the western border, Yonhap reported.

World News Rescuers dig man out after California's Squaw Valley avalanche injures 5 skiers
Author: 0 Rescuers dig man out after California's Squaw Valley avalanche injures 5 skiers

With the help of a few search and rescue dogs and guests at the ski resort, responders successfully rescued five resort guests - three women and two men - from the snow. On Thursday at Mammoth Mountain, heavy wet snow was covered with a lighter snow. "The worst of the storm has passed and we are cautiously optimistic that due to a significant amount of pre-storm preparation we have come through this with minimal impact", said Rob Lewin, director of the county Office of Emergency management.

World News Putin dismisses Russian Federation investigation as 'yelling and hollering' by Congress
Author: 0 Putin dismisses Russian Federation investigation as 'yelling and hollering' by Congress

Deployed? Not yet. The 2018 US Nuclear Posture Review notes that Russian Federation is developing a "new intercontinental, nuclear armed, nuclear-powered, undersea autonomous torpedo" as a new nuclear-weapons delivery system. "This makes it absolutely invincible for any forms of air and missile defence", he boasted, calling it an "ideal weapon". Special counsel Robert Mueller in February charged 13 Russians and three Russian entities with conspiring to interfere in the United ...

World News North Korea, seeking 'equal footing,' rejects preconditions for USA talks
Author: 0 North Korea, seeking 'equal footing,' rejects preconditions for USA talks

On 23 February, the USA said it was imposing its largest package of sanctions to pressure Pyongyang into giving up its nuclear and missile programmes. "If the USA finally holds joint military exercises while keeping sanctions on the DPRK [Democratic People's Republic of Korea], the DPRK will counter the United States by its own mode of counteraction and the U.S.

World News Iran to talk on missile programme if Europe, US destroy nukes
Author: 0 Iran to talk on missile programme if Europe, US destroy nukes

Separately, Iran confirmed that the Iranian foreign minister had met his former USA counterpart John Kerry on the sidelines of a Munich meeting last month. Several weeks later, Tehran was compelled to lay out its position once again after French President Emmanuel Macron called on Iran to place its missile program under worldwide surveillance.

World News Thomas: I overreacted in having heckler tossed
Author: 0 Thomas: I overreacted in having heckler tossed

The reason it was meaningful is because we finally got a public dose of the whispers we've been hearing behind the scenes for months. To his credit, Woods chatted with the player half his age throughout the round, which eased the enormity of the day.