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World News Trump to Convene Opioid Epidemic Summit
Author: 0 Trump to Convene Opioid Epidemic Summit

Beyond prevention and treatment, the administration is employing a get-tough stance toward drug traffickers and opioid manufacturers, which may have fueled the crisis through aggressive marketing of their products. Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN . It has also been flooded with illegal and powerful synthetic opioids from China. Carson has since asked HUD to cancel the order.

World News Pell in court to fight historical charges
Author: 0 Pell in court to fight historical charges

Cardinal George Pell has arrived at the Melbourne Magistrates Court for a hearing to determine whether prosecutors have sufficient evidence to try him on sexual abuse charges. But a fund has been set up for his supporters to donate money to help fund his legal team, being run by a law firm based in Ivanhoe East, in Melbourne's north-east.

Author: 0 AP special status, PNB scam stall Lok Sabha proceedings

It may be recalled that the Lok Sabha proceedings were disturbed earlier in the day after MPs shouted slogans against the PNB scam. The Rajya Sabha first adjourned for 10 miniutes till 11.20 pm and then till 2 pm. Parliament will also take up a discussion on the Union budget, which was tabled in the first half of the session, and pass it. Meanwhile, similar scenes were witnessed in the Rajya Sabha where a number of adjournment notices on different issues were issued by Opposition MPs.

World News US to close embassy in Turkey for 'security threat'
Author: 0 US to close embassy in Turkey for 'security threat'

It did not give details on the threat. Emergency services are to remain available, while interviews for visas and other routine services are being canceled until the embassy reopens. Last month, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson pledged cooperation with Erdogan's government after acknowledging that ties with Turkey are at a "crisis point".

World News Guatemala to move embassy in Israel to Jerusalem - president
Author: 0 Guatemala to move embassy in Israel to Jerusalem - president

The decision in December by President Donald Trump to transfer the USA embassy from Tel Aviv to the disputed city of Jerusalem has drawn widespread condemnation, with critics saying it damages hopes for a negotiated Middle East peace. Morales said on Sunday night that Trump's decision was an impetus for his. In response to a question directed by a journalist to whether he planned to invite Trump for the occasion, Netanyahu responded, "I'll definitely discuss with him that possibility".

World News N garners bigger public support on rising injustice: Nawaz Sharif
Author: 0 N garners bigger public support on rising injustice: Nawaz Sharif

Aslam Khan, a senior political analyst and renowned Urdu columnist, told Xinhua that the PML-N of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has a very strong position to outnumber rivals and take a majority in the upper house of the parliament. With the party now in control of the senate, the PML-N could change the constitution to allow Sharif to run in this summer's general elections. New Senators are elected indirectly by provincial and national assemblies through proportional representation.

World News German Social Democrats back new Merkel-led coalition
Author: 0 German Social Democrats back new Merkel-led coalition

The country's Social Democratic Party voted in favor of a grand coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union. European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici congratulated the SPD for "their responsible and decisive vote" on Twitter and said Germany is now "ready to engage for a stronger Europe".

World News Russia slams 'illegal' extended US sanctions
Author: 0 Russia slams 'illegal' extended US sanctions

Last month, the U.S. Department of Justice indicted 13 individuals and three organisations from Russian Federation for allegedly interfering in the United States presidential election in 2016. The U.S. indictment alleges that Yevgeny Prigozhin, a wealthy businessman with close ties to Putin, funded a so-called "troll farm" that sent agents to the United States, created fake social-media accounts that appeared to be U.S.

World News China warns Trump if its interests are harmed
Author: 0 China warns Trump if its interests are harmed

China will also promote consumption upgrading and develop new forms and models of consumption, extend preferential policies on purchase tax on new-energy vehicles by another three years, and rescind all local policies that restrict sales of non-local second-hand vehicles, Li said.

World News Christie: Trump's family making it more hard to run White House
Author: 0 Christie: Trump's family making it more hard to run White House

Kelly stripped Kush-balls of his top-level security clearance earlier this week, days after the Times reported that his family business received about $500 million in loans from two USA companies after their execs met with Kushner in the White House - which is shady, if not lazy, even by the Donald's standards.

World News NZ to help with Papua New Guinea's relief after 7.5 magnitude quake
Author: 0 NZ to help with Papua New Guinea's relief after 7.5 magnitude quake

It's been shaking all through the night", William Bando, provincial administrator of Hela Province, said by telephone from Tari, about 40 km from where the shocks hit. Relief workers have been unable to get bigger trucks carrying food through to some areas because of damage to roads by landslides. A week after the quake, the rescue effort is still a logistical challenge due to the remoteness of the regions affected, but CARE International's Papua New Guinea programme director Anna Bryan said ...

World News Joyce says baby 'nobody's business' after telling newspaper paternity was in question
Author: 0 Joyce says baby 'nobody's business' after telling newspaper paternity was in question

Mr Joyce recently resigned as Nationals leader and deputy prime minister to sit on the Turnbull Government's backbench, after a weeks-long scandal over his affair with a former staffer. Her baby is due next month. At the time, the newspaper said the pair was expecting a child together and its reporter Sharri Markson insisted she put the question of whether Mr Joyce was the father directly to his office before her story was published.

World News Mamata backs Telangana CM's aspiration for national role
Author: 0 Mamata backs Telangana CM's aspiration for national role

He said the BJP and TRS were colluded with each other and enacting Third Front drama to sidetrack the people's attention from his miserable failures. The proposal of an "Alternative Political Force" to the BJP and Congress at national level floated by Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has been receiving positive response from many political organisations in the country.

World News Wesley Sneijder announces retirement from worldwide football
Author: 0 Wesley Sneijder announces retirement from worldwide football

Sneijder made his decision after Koeman visited the 33-year-old in Qatar, where he plays for Al Gharafa. "A great player with a great charisma", Koeman said. "But I want to build a new team and therefore have to make choices". In 2017, he played his 133rd and last worldwide match against Romania. We were very open and that was a very pleasant conversation.

World News 'Indian and Vietnamese Economies Complement Each Other', Says President Kovind
Author: 0 'Indian and Vietnamese Economies Complement Each Other', Says President Kovind

Minister Swaraj said her country welcomed President Quang's State visit, which she said demonstrated the traditional friendship between the two countries. The goal of this MoU is to strengthen the technical cooperation in the field of atomic energy for peaceful purposes between the two nations. "We will also explore possibilities in co-production and transfer of technology in the defence sector", he stated.

World News NDPP, BJP do the trick in Nagaland
Author: 0 NDPP, BJP do the trick in Nagaland

Modi's BJP is now governing 19 of India's 29 states, compared with five by the Congress party. In two-and-a-half years, Deodhar helped bring the scattered opposition in the state into the BJP's fold. Efforts to reach Zeliang for comments were unsuccessful. She said that since her party does not possess a significant presence in the North-Eastern state, an alliance with a national party like Congress and several other tribal outfits could have offered a viable alternative to citizens as ...

World News Coastal storm to bring high wind, rain, snow to Pennsylvania
Author: 0 Coastal storm to bring high wind, rain, snow to Pennsylvania

The Danbury and Bridgeport areas are forecasted to get between three and three-and-a-half inches of rain from the storm . A 6-year-old boy died in Virginia after a tree fell on his family's home , officials said. In the Washington area, federal offices didn't open Friday , schools closed and trash collection was suspended. Pennsylvania utilities report at least 65,000 outages in that state.

World News West Virginia teachers say schools will
Author: 0 West Virginia teachers say schools will "remain closed" until Senate honors deal

There is absolutely no reason any West Virginians should living in poverty with the resources we have here. It's up to House-Senate conference committee to iron out differences between the House and the Senate on a pay raise bill for teachers, service personnel and State Police Doors to schools in all 55 counties will be closed again Monday, the eighth day of the statewide walkout.

World News 2-year-old dies after mirror falls on her at Payless store
Author: 0 2-year-old dies after mirror falls on her at Payless store

Iftkhar said the mirror wasn't secure and was only held up by one screw before it fell on Siddique. "You wouldn't really expect it". Latisha Culpatrick - who works next to the Riverdale Payless ShoeSource store where Ifrah was struck - told how she heard a woman screaming for help that evening.

Author: 0 Neiphiu Rio has majority, should form govt: Nagaland governor PB Acharya

Acharya had earlier said he asked Rio to submit signatures of all the 32 MLAs supporting him by tomorrow. Rijiju, who extensively campaigned for the BJP and its ally Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) in Nagaland, said the Congress was no where to be seen as the party has not won a single state in the 60-member Assembly.

World News Theresa May´s deputy rebukes Trump over trade war threat to EU
Author: 0 Theresa May´s deputy rebukes Trump over trade war threat to EU

The minister was in Singapore to attend a regional trade conference. U.S. President Donald Trump kept up pressure on trading partners on Saturday, threatening European automakers with a tax on imports if the European Union retaliates against his plan to slap tariffs on aluminum and steel.

World News Barcelona vs. Atletico Madrid live stream
Author: 0 Barcelona vs. Atletico Madrid live stream

The unbeaten Blaugrana had drawn three of their previous five league fixtures, but have restored a comfortable cushion to Atletico and are 15 points clear of Real Madrid . In midfield, Thomas Partey and Gabi should start to create a partnership that will look to kill off the half spaces to deny Iniesta and Messi's creative abilities.

World News Trump threatens Sweden's Volvo with import tariffs
Author: 0 Trump threatens Sweden's Volvo with import tariffs

European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker said on Friday that the EU was considering retaliatory 25% tariffs worth around $3.5bn on USA exports such as Levi's jeans, Harley-Davidson motorbikes and Bourbon whisky. Citing the same deficit, Trump spoke past week of imposing "reciprocal taxes" on "a country (that) taxes our products coming in at, say, 50%, and we tax the same product coming into our country at ZERO, not fair or smart".

World News MET Eireann extend Status Red Alert
Author: 0 MET Eireann extend Status Red Alert

Keep safe and warm, but if you are out in Storm Emma we'd love to see your photos and videos. The national forecaster has extended the highest weather warning possible until 9am today as Storm Emma continues to cover the country in snow and leave thousands without power.

World News Residents flee Syria enclave bombardment
Author: 0 Residents flee Syria enclave bombardment

U.S. President Donald Trump and British leader Theresa May agreed Sunday that Russian Federation and Syria are responsible for the "heart-breaking human suffering" in the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta outside Damascus, the prime minister's office said.

World News Cardiff terror plot: How teenager planned to attack city
Author: 0 Cardiff terror plot: How teenager planned to attack city

He had become obsessed with "gruesome stuff" and beheading videos after searching for information about Jihadi John and was radicalised online. The court heard he was arrested "within hours of committing an act of atrocity on the streets of Cardiff " and his social media accounts featured pictures of terrorists and posts about a terrorist attacks.

World News Michigan State Basketball: Score predictions vs. Michigan in Big Ten Tournament
Author: 0 Michigan State Basketball: Score predictions vs. Michigan in Big Ten Tournament

Morton finished with five points in the game, while adding three big rebounds and a pair of steals. There were four lead changes in the final four minutes of the first quarter. The Huskers, who held MI scoreless for the final four minutes of the quarter, then got a corner three from senior Emily Wood to close the quarter and take a 15-11 lead to the second period.

Author: 0 Saudi crown prince sets off on maiden foreign tour

The Saudi crown prince is due on Monday to visit Al Azhar, Sunni Islam's prestigious centre of learning where he will meet with Grand Imam Ahmad Al Tayeb. The visit comes weeks prior to Egypt's presidential election in which Sisi is seeking a second term. President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi welcomed Mohamed bin Salman, dubbed as MBS, at the airport in official ceremonies.