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World News North Korean envoy heads to Finland for further talks
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North Korea is the only country to test nuclear weapons this century, and Kim has emphasized that nuclear weapons are a fundamental part of his regime's national security. Mr Trump accepted on the spot, catching his own top advisers off guard. She said Mr Kim had "given his word" on his commitment to denuclearisation, a key condition for the unprecedented leader-to-leader talks.

World News Famous 'snake whisperer' dies after fatal cobra bite
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A Malaysian firefighter dubbed the " snake whisperer" has died four days after he was bitten by a wild cobra while responding to a call to catch the aggressive reptile, an official said Saturday. Under Hussin's tutelage, firefighters learned how to ID different types of snakes , with a particular eye for the poisonous ones, as well as the most humane ways to capture them.

World News Congress will fight like Pandavas, says Rahul Gandhi
Author: 0 Congress will fight like Pandavas, says Rahul Gandhi

When Modiji was campaigning, he made lots of tall promises, which have not been fulfilled. "Today the corrupt and powerful control the narrative in our country. He said: "Jaghda karna hain toh election ke baad karo". Sitharaman said Congress leaders mock Hindus because they have to "appease only some other sections and not the Hindus".

World News British inner-city teacher named world's best, wins US$1m prize
Author: 0 British inner-city teacher named world's best, wins US$1m prize

Ms Zafirakou was awarded the annual Global Teacher Prize during a star-studded ceremony in Dubai on Sunday hosted by comedian Trevor Noah of the "Daily Show" . In her own arts class, she worked with an "Artist in Residence" (Armando Alemdar) to creatively redesign the art curriculum to promote inspiration and help pupils confront and cope with the responsibilities of their complex home circumstances.

World News No-confidence motion against Modi govt not taken up, Lok Sabha adjourned
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In fact, its premature to comment on no-confidence motion", he said. Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge added that the party would also support the motion but asked the two regional parties to not play politics over the matter. If House in order and quorum established, LS Speaker likely to bring No Confidence motion after Question Hour. On the other hand, the YSR Congress Party, which was the first to give the No Confidence motion letter to the Lok Sabha secretary general, is reduced ...

World News March Madness Predictions: Will Seton Hall upset Kansas? 3/17/18
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The Jayhawks withstood phenomenal games from Seton Hall center Angel Delgado and guard Khadeen Carrington . If you had been told that before this game started, you would have thought Seton Hall had won... The senior KU guard jumped the pass, and pushed the ball ahead for Kansas . Jordan Walker, a bench player for Seton Hall , is out with a thumb injury.

World News 'I don't think he ran against me the entire time'
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If Democrats do win big enough to retake the House and Pelosi decides to run for speaker again, she will likely face a challenge. Pelosi also wasn't phased by the prospect of more Democratic candidates saying they won't support her ultimately impacting her ability to remain as leader of the caucus.

World News Britain Accuses Russia of Secretly Stockpiling Deadly Nerve Agent Used in Attack
Author: 0 Britain Accuses Russia of Secretly Stockpiling Deadly Nerve Agent Used in Attack

Skripal, a former colonel in Russian military intelligence who betrayed dozens of Russian agents to Britain, and his daughter are fighting for their lives after they were found collapsed on a bench in the city of Salisbury two weeks ago. Western powers see the poisoning of the Skripals as the latest sign of increasingly aggressive Russian interference in foreign countries. Jonathan A.

World News Assad regime, Russian airstrikes kill 61 in Eastern Ghouta
Author: 0 Assad regime, Russian airstrikes kill 61 in Eastern Ghouta

The army units advanced steadily from Hamouriyah town, which had been liberated from terrorists two days ago, and destroyed the fortified positions of the terrorist organizations at the outskirts of Saqba, continuing to advance in the residential neighborhoods in the depth of the town as the terrorists' ranks collapsed rapidly and many of them fled westwards towards the town of Hazeh.

World News Trump Assails Special Counsel Mueller as Politically Biased in Russia Probe
Author: 0 Trump Assails Special Counsel Mueller as Politically Biased in Russia Probe

The tweet was one of a string of messages from Trump over the weekend deriding Mueller as well as former FBI Director James B. Comey and recently fired Deputy Director Andrew McCabe. There has been speculation the President is planning to try to remove the Special Counsel. But he says the tweets confirm a "corrupted" process in which McCabe was sacked by Attorney General Jeff Sessions last Friday.

World News Russia: Putin Wins Fresh Six-Year Term
Author: 0 Russia: Putin Wins Fresh Six-Year Term

The nationwide exit poll showed Putin won 73.9% of Sunday's presidential vote. In addition, the United States on March 15 imposed yet another round of sanctions on Russian firms and individuals in connection with what Washington says was Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election.

World News Violence Claims More Lives in Syria as Thousands Flee Ghouta
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The main rebel group in Syria's Eastern Ghouta enclave says it is negotiating a possible ceasefire through the United Nations . More than 1,200 civilians have been killed in government and Russian air strikes and rocket fire. Syrian government soldiers drive through the town of Kafr Batna in Eastern Ghouta on March 18, 2018. The Syrian war entered its eighth year this week having killed half a million people and driven more than 11 million from their homes, including almost 6 ...

World News 'Nonsense' Russia would poison spy: Putin
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The announcement is the latest development in an ongoing worldwide saga that began on March 4, when Sergei Skripal, a former Soviet and Russian spy, was found unconscious on a bench next to his daughter, Yulia, in the English city of Salisbury.

World News Gravesend nightclub: Panic as vehicle driven into busy club
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Footage posted on social media appeared to show a vehicle inside a marquee at Blake's nightclub as police led terrified people to safety. BBC Radio 1Xtra DJ Reece Parkinson was also at the club at the time, he tweeted a video showing clubbers leaving, being guided out by security.

World News Russian response in ex-spy poisoning row 'futile'
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This assertion rules out the previous speculation that a team of Russian assassins acted on United Kingdom soil. In a sign of just how tense the relationship has become, British and Russian ministers used openly insulting language while the Russian ambassador said Britain was trying to divert attention from the difficulties it was having managing its exit from the EU.

Author: 0 Russian Federation election: Vladimir Putin wins by big margin

Constitutionally barred from serving more than two consecutive terms, he did not run in 2008, the same year presidential terms were extended from four years to six years. Glushkov was an associate of oligarch and Putin foe Boris Berezovsky, who was also found dead in 2013, apparently having hung himself, though a coroner recorded an open verdict.

World News AIIMS doctors die in Yamuna Expressway accident
Author: 0 AIIMS doctors die in Yamuna Expressway accident

Almost six doctors were travelling in a Toyota Innova SUV out of which Dr Hembala, Dr Yashpreet and Dr Harshad lost their lives and Dr Kadriene, Dr Mahesh, Dr Abhinav were critically injured and have been admitted to AIIMS, New Delhi . The police official said, "The doctors were from emergency medicine department". Police said the driver was overspeeding and lost control. Two other resident doctors suffered fractures in spine, ribs and hips.

Author: 0 Putin Expected To Sail To Fourth Term As Russians Vote

About 107 million Russians are eligible to cast ballots and turnout was almost 60 percent an hour before polls closed in Moscow at 1700 GMT, according to figures displayed in the central electoral commission information centre. Polls show that most Russians continue to see the takeover of that Black Sea peninsula as a major achievement despite subsequent Western sanctions.

World News BJP mismanaged Kashmir issue like never before: Manmohan Singh
Author: 0 BJP mismanaged Kashmir issue like never before: Manmohan Singh

He said India should send warnings to Pakistan, and our defense expenditure, "1.6% of the GDP", is "far too inadequate". That certainly is not acceptable to us. Singh also dismissed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comment about farmers' incomes being doubled. "And that is unthinkable", he said. "Two crore jobs per annum is one of those promises, which again is a pipe dream mooted by the Modi government", he added.

Author: 0 SA election: Record number of voters casting ballots in unpredictable poll

Mr Xenophon said he was also still considering taking legal action against Premier-elect Steven Marshall over his claims SA-BEST had "done a deal" with Labor to beat the Liberals during the election campaign. In his concession speech on Saturday night, Weatherill said he was "sorry" that he "couldn't bring home another victory" but was proud of what the party had accomplished in its four terms in government.

World News Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats as toxin-attack crisis deepens
Author: 0 Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats as toxin-attack crisis deepens

It also said it would close the British Council in Russian Federation, which promotes cultural ties between the nations, and the British Consulate in St Petersburg. Johnson's remarks were a significant escalation in the dispute between London and Moscow. Until Friday, British officials had been careful to give the Kremlin a little room for deniability, saying that Russian Federation had either directed the attack or allowed its chemical weapons to fall into the hands of unspecified rogue ...

Author: 0 Bill Hader & Fred Armisen Reunite on 'SNL' Cold Open

It was the second week in a row that the cold open featured a spoof Cooper program, this time examining the Trump administration firings. "I'm just a simple man who wanted to make things bad for immigrants and now here I am taking away the pension of a Christian white".

World News Karthik hits final-ball six to win Nidahas Trophy
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In what was a virtual semi-final against the Islanders on Friday, Bangladesh pulled off a brilliant two-wicket win from the jaws of defeat in the final over, which was marred by ugly scenes following the on-field umpires' failure to call the second delivery of the over a no-ball for height.

World News Winning Powerball ticket worth $457M sold in Pennsylvania
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One lucky person is waking up a millionaire after winning the powerball jackpot. If no ticket matches the six numbers drawn in the lottery, the jackpot will roll over to the next drawing, on March 21. Tweaks to the game in October 2015 increased the number of total balls, from 59 to 69, from which players need to pick five. The Powerball jackpot has rolled over 19 times and was last won on January 10.