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World News UK's Johnson says it's 'overwhelmingly likely' Putin ordered nerve agent attack
Author: 0 UK's Johnson says it's 'overwhelmingly likely' Putin ordered nerve agent attack

Russian Federation must cooperate with the world's chemical weapons body and disclose a "Novichok" nerve agent programme after a former spy was attacked with military-grade toxin in an English city, the European Union said on Thursday. The United States , France , Germany and Britain say they are united in holding Russian Federation responsible for a gas attack on former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter earlier this month.

World News Jay Shah defamation case: SC stalls proceedings against website journo
Author: 0 Jay Shah defamation case: SC stalls proceedings against website journo

The Chief Justice said he had "never gagged the press", but "they can not write anything about anyone from their imagination". Jay Shah maintained that the story is "false, derogatory and defamatory", while The Wire argued that its story was a "straight forward narration" of the "facts available in the public domain" and that it neither "asserted honesty nor dishonesty but held the sequence of events out for public scrutiny", Live Law reported .

World News North Korean foreign minister in Sweden amid speculation
Author: 0 North Korean foreign minister in Sweden amid speculation

According to the channel's foreign policy analyst Erika Bjerström, the meeting between Ri and Wallström meeting had been scheduled for months, but the agenda changed to accommodate recent diplomatic developments involving proposed talks between the North and South Korean leaders in late April and between Kim and President Donald Trump by the end of May.

World News North Korean minister in 'constructive' talks in Sweden
Author: 0 North Korean minister in 'constructive' talks in Sweden

Wallström had talks with her North Korean counterpart, Ri Yong Ho, on Thursday evening and Friday morning. U.S. President Donald Trump reiterated his intention to meet with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s leader Kim Jong Un by the end of May in a phone call with South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday.

World News Up to 5 inches of snow due for Flagstaff Saturday night
Author: 0 Up to 5 inches of snow due for Flagstaff Saturday night

A few strong storms are possible Sunday night . Therefore, let's call skies partly sunny points south and mostly sunny farther north on Saturday , while Sunday is mostly sunny for all as high pressure builds in. Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers. After the storms, it turns colder! The early part of next week will see quiet and mild weather before another storm system moves into the Flagstaff region Thursday.

World News Russian Federation ready to help investigate Skripal case - ambassador to Australia
Author: 0 Russian Federation ready to help investigate Skripal case - ambassador to Australia

The prime minister declared solidarity with the United Kingdom as it completes its investigation into the "heinous" nerve agent attack carried out on English soil. Russian Federation denies any involvement and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused London of behaving in a "boorish" way, adding that this was partly due to the problems Britain faces over its planned exit from the European Union next year.

World News Cinderella Story: Bulls upsets 4th seed Arizona 89-68
Author: 0 Cinderella Story: Bulls upsets 4th seed Arizona 89-68

The Wildcats ended the season under a cloud of suspicion as coach Sean Miller denied allegations that he paid $100,000 to make sure Ayton would enroll at Arizona . "I told the guys, we're trying to get to the second weekend", Head Coach Nate Oats said. Both teams dominated in their respective conferences this season.

World News Qualcomm discussing Jacobs leaving board of directors
Author: 0 Qualcomm discussing Jacobs leaving board of directors

In the midst of some intracorporate shuffling to protect itself against a Broadcom takeover, Jacobs stepped down , though he remained on the board, and the board appointed a non-executive chairman to lead it. The sources asked not to be identified because the deliberations are confidential. - Broadcom ( AVGO ) dropped over 4% on Friday, falling to a session low of $256.23, after Intel ( INTC ) CEO Brian Krzanich late Thursday said the chipmaking giant has no interest in acquiring ...

World News Missing Teen & Suspect Took One-Way Flight To Cancun
Author: 0 Missing Teen & Suspect Took One-Way Flight To Cancun

School records show Esterly signed Amy out of school 10 times between November 13 and February 9. Police later said that Yu had changed her school documents to say that Esterly was her stepfather. That day, Luu reported her as a runway. Luu said she confronted Esterly and he repeatedly apologized to her and said he would never do it again, but when she informed him that police would be investigating, he got mad.

World News Man beaten during Unite the Right rally found not guilty
Author: 0 Man beaten during Unite the Right rally found not guilty

Crews, the League of the South leader, filed a police report against Harris two months after the far-right rally, and a Charlottesville magistrate subsequently issued a warrant for Harris' arrest. Hundreds of white nationalists had gathered at the Charlottesville rally, which was originally organized to protest the removal of a statue of Robert E.

World News Illegal Immigrant Appointed to State Office in California
Author: 0 Illegal Immigrant Appointed to State Office in California

Mateo went on to earn a law degree from Santa Clara University in 2016, passed the California State Bar exam previous year and now has a private practice in Wilmington, Calif., a suburb of Long Beach. But on Twitter, there was a strong backlash to her tweet thanking de Leon for her appointment, with many questioning how someone in the country illegally can serve on a state committee.

World News Officials plan extra enforcement for St. Paddy's Day weekend
Author: 0 Officials plan extra enforcement for St. Paddy's Day weekend

Patrick's Day has become one of the nation's deadliest holidays marked by a dramatic spike in drunken-driving fatalities. If wearing green on St. Patrick's Day can protect you from the pinch of a leprechaun, what can protect against the pinch of handcuffs in the back of a police auto? With an increase in impaired drivers expected throughout the state this weekend, state police will be conducting saturation patrols at each of the 23 barracks focusing on impaired, aggressive, and distracted ...

World News Palestinian motorist kills two Israeli soldiers near Jenin
Author: 0 Palestinian motorist kills two Israeli soldiers near Jenin

It said one of the dead was an officer and the other was a conscript. Israel's security service identified the suspect as Alaa Kaha from a village near Jenin . The Hamas terrorist group hailed the attack, noting it came 100 days after US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

World News Continued rain showers and isolated storms to close Friday
Author: 0 Continued rain showers and isolated storms to close Friday

The weather service now says the storm will be slower to arrive and stick around for much of the day Wednesday. This front will lift back north on Sunday , and it looks like most of the day Sunday will be dry with a few passing showers, the afternoon high will be well up in the 70s again.

World News Israeli soldiers killed, 2 injured in West Bank terror attack
Author: 0 Israeli soldiers killed, 2 injured in West Bank terror attack

The suspected car-ramming occurred next to an army observation post along the 585 highway near the entrance to Mevo Dotan, approximately 10 kilometers southwest of Jenin . The worldwide community does not recognize the annexation and believes the status of Jerusalem should be agreed with the Palestinians , who claim its eastern part as the capital of their future state.

World News 'Konichiwa!' How Trump Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke greeted congresswoman whose Japanese-American
Author: 0 'Konichiwa!' How Trump Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke greeted congresswoman whose Japanese-American

Hanabusa - whose were sent to the internment camps by the American government during World War II - understandably appears to take the issue of remembering these grievous wrongs very seriously. Democratic Rep. Judy Chu, of California, says Zinke responded to Hanabusa as if she didn't speak English. "This blatantly insensitive remark by secretary zinke is uncalled for and is not behavior that a cabinet secretary should exhibit".

World News Egyptian teen dies after bus stop gang 'race-hate attack'
Author: 0 Egyptian teen dies after bus stop gang 'race-hate attack'

The victim's sister stated Moustafa had given her a detailed account of the attack before she slipped into a coma that ultimately took her life. Police said they were keeping an "open mind" about whether the attack on Miss Moustafa, which has sparked outrage in Egypt, was racially motivated.

World News United States sanctions 19 Russians, 5 entities for 2016 election interference
Author: 0 United States sanctions 19 Russians, 5 entities for 2016 election interference

Mnuchin in a release that accompanied the sanctions . They include Yevgeniy Prigozhin, a wealthy Russian known as "Putin's chef", whom Mueller alleged controlled the IRA through two other businesses. That indictment was in part spurred by the government's desire to send a strong message to anyone thinking of compromising the USA power grid, according to a former Obama senior official.

World News Obama reveals his NCAA tournament brackets and they're full of chalk
Author: 0 Obama reveals his NCAA tournament brackets and they're full of chalk

He has the Florida Gators and FSU Seminoles losing in the second round of the men's tournament and the FSU women losing in the Sweet 16. He can pick whoever the hell he wants, and no one can hold it against him. However, Obama hasn't stopped making brackets. ALL FOUR No. 1 SEEDS IN THE FINAL FOUR. Whoever assembled Obama's bracket graphics conveniently left out the seeds, to prevent people from noticing how unadventurous his picks were.

World News Jokowi heading to Australia for special summit
Author: 0 Jokowi heading to Australia for special summit

He warned that steps taken by US President Donald Trump, such as imposing tariffs on steel and aluminium imports, set a precedent and countries were now "under pressure to retaliate". "The human rights crisis in Rakhine state and Myanmar as a whole must be on top of the agenda this weekend in Sydney ", said James Gomez, AI's director for Southeast Asia and the Pacific.

World News Pakistan to play three T20s against West Indies in Karachi
Author: 0 Pakistan to play three T20s against West Indies in Karachi

No nation was willing to tour Pakistan since the 2009 terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan team bus, which killed eight people and injured seven Sri Lankan players. "The idea wasn't to make money, it was to bring cricket back, so this is a step in that direction". Sethi said Reg Dickason, the ICC's security consultant, would visit Karachi during the PSL final to look at the security arrangements for the series.

World News President Trump Says 'It Looks Like' Russia Poisoned Ex-Spy
Author: 0 President Trump Says 'It Looks Like' Russia Poisoned Ex-Spy

Russia has been coy about its potential responses since Wednesday, when British Prime Minister Theresa May announced the expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats in London believed to be part of Russia's intelligence network there. 'If the latter, a connection to Russian mafia-like groups that have been allowed to gain a toehold in Britain can not be excluded, ' he said. Russias envoy at the global chemical weapons watchdog says the nerve agent used could have come from USA or British ...

World News Royal Family shuns Russia World Cup after spy poisoning
Author: 0 Royal Family shuns Russia World Cup after spy poisoning

The Royal Family is shunning this summer's World Cup in Russian Federation in the wake of the Salisbury nerve attack. Prime Minister Theresa May announced on Wednesday that 23 Russian diplomats will be expelled from the United Kingdom after Moscow refused to explain how a Russian-made nerve agent was used on a former spy in Salisbury.

World News Trump would sign bill on schools, guns about to pass House: statement
Author: 0 Trump would sign bill on schools, guns about to pass House: statement

The bill provides for $50 million per year in Department of Justice grants for training members of school communities and nearby law enforcement as well as other school safety measures, such as physical improvements to school security systems, threat assessment and intervention initiatives and the development of anonymous reporting systems.

World News Palestinian ramming attack kills two Israelis in West Bank - radio
Author: 0 Palestinian ramming attack kills two Israelis in West Bank - radio

As it has for decades, the survey showed overwhelming American support for Israel, both in the context of the conflict and outside it. Notably, despite endless talk about the Democratic party "turning against Israel" under Obama, Democratic support for Israel is essentially the same in 2018 (49%) as it was when Obama took office in 2008 (48%).

World News England coach Eddie Jones apologises for insulting Ireland and Wales
Author: 0 England coach Eddie Jones apologises for insulting Ireland and Wales

This is what we get paid for as coaches. Footage of the speech emerged today ahead of Saturday's final Six Nations game between England and Ireland . George Ford is dropped for only the second time of the Jones era in response to a disappointing Six Nations in which he has struggled to exert any influence behind a pack that has been bullied.