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World News Boris Johnson compares Vladimir Putin to Adolf Hitler
Author: 0 Boris Johnson compares Vladimir Putin to Adolf Hitler

Mr Johnson was challenged by Labour MP Ian Austin if he thought Russian President Vladimir Putin meant to use the event "in the way Hitler used the 1936 Olympics" as a propaganda exercise to "gloss over" Russia's "gross human rights abuses".

World News Border skirmishes: India putting regional peace at stake: Pakistan President
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He said that Pakistan was ready to extend a hand of co-operation to regional countries, but "taking it as a weakness will be a risky mistake". Talking to reporters here, Pakistan High Commissioner Mr Mahmood said the National Day is being celebrated in a befitting manner to commemorate the Lahore Resolution passed on March 23, 1940 and the adoption of the first constitution of Pakistan after "partition" in 1950s.

World News Peruvian President Offers Resignation After Video Released
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Peru's president , whose father was a Jewish refugee who fled the Nazis, offered his resignation a day after the release of videos that showed key allies trying to buy the support of opposition lawmakers. "There were enough votes to impeach the president", he said. During his 16 months in office, Kuczynski has been outspoken in his criticism of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, lambasting him as a dictator and inviting regional leaders to Peru to apply pressure on the socialist leader.

World News Jackson Police arrest bomb threat suspect
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Most people responded to the post with appreciation - some still expressing concern. Each building was evacuated Tuesday to allow law enforcement to sweep the area and secure the buildings. Wake Forest police and the Wake County Sheriff's Office began investigating and provided additional security at Heritage Elementary, Middle and High schools, he said.

World News Seneca students leave during walkout
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Similar protests have been staged at schools across the country while some schools banned walkouts or threatened punishment for students who protested. Folan about participating in this walkout. Residents mostly responded positively, honking and high-fiving students. "All the bleachers were full and students were sitting on the floor".

World News U.S. violating global trade rules: China VP
Author: 0 U.S. violating global trade rules: China VP

Trade Representative's office said in a statement. The trade crackdown on China follows years of fruitless negotiations that failed to halt "China's state-led, market-distorting efforts to force, pressure, and steal US technologies and intellectual property ", said Raj Shah, principal deputy press secretary.

World News Labour frontbencher Owen Smith backs another European Union referendum
Author: 0 Labour frontbencher Owen Smith backs another European Union referendum

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has sacked shadow Northern Ireland secretary Owen Smith after he advocated a public referendum over the final Brexit deal. He was replaced by Tony Lloyd , who has taken up the position with immediate effect. Responding to the news, former Northern Ireland Secretary Peter Hain tweeted: "This is a awful Stalinist purge - [Owen Smith] has been doing a terrific job on Northern Ireland".

World News Russian spy: Skripal asked Putin if he could return home
Author: 0 Russian spy: Skripal asked Putin if he could return home

Mr Skripal and his daughter, Yulia , remain in a critical condition after they were poisoned with the highly lethal nerve agent Novichok in Salisbury on March 4. The bloc is recalling its ambassador to Russian Federation for "consultations" on the Salisbury attack. "Many people had shunned him". He called me from London.

World News Congress wins 3 seats, BJP 1 in Karnataka Rajya Sabha polls
Author: 0 Congress wins 3 seats, BJP 1 in Karnataka Rajya Sabha polls

Of the 40 JD-S members, seven rebel legislators voted for the Congress, making its third candidate (Chandrasekhar) get 46 votes. As the poll process was underway, JD (S) leader and former chief minister HD Kumaraswamy claimed that two senior Congress MLAs had "cross voted" against their party's official nominees by marking for another candidate on the ballot paper.

World News Man United applies to form club's first women's team
Author: 0 Man United applies to form club's first women's team

United did manage to beat Brighton 2-0 Saturday to advance to the FA Cup semifinals but even that was a far from commanding display, with the Portuguese himself calling his team "scared" at the "Theatre of Dreams". Killen is a Sunderland fan and while she has endured the struggles of Chris Coleman's side in the Sky Bet Championship this season her appreciation of the women's game is growing.

World News Ukrainian court rules to arrest lawmaker Savchenko for 2 months
Author: 0 Ukrainian court rules to arrest lawmaker Savchenko for 2 months

Independent Ukrainian lawmaker Nadiya Savchenko was detained by the SBU state security agency on Thursday after the Ukrainian parliament voted to strip her of immunity. Yet, Savchenko called her actions " surrealism and political provocation , " and she didn't actually intend to carry out the plan. Savchenko has also said there were many Ukrainian troopers who "absolutely" agree that a coup would be an "expected and probably a fairly correct development".

World News British watchdog gets warrant to search Cambridge Analytica
Author: 0 British watchdog gets warrant to search Cambridge Analytica

Around 18 enforcement agents from the office of Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham entered the company's London headquarters at around 8:00 pm (2000 GMT) to execute the warrant. A full explanation of the legal ruling by Judge Anthony James Leonard will be issued on Tuesday, according to the court. The search was "part of a larger investigation by the ICO into the use of personal data and analytics by political campaigns, parties, social media companies and other commercial actors", ...

World News Kerala: Honour killing victim's fiance blames police
Author: 0 Kerala: Honour killing victim's fiance blames police

Athira, 23, hailing from Thiyya family, was stabbed to death by her father following differences in opinion on her marriage. Athira, a resident of Poovathikandi in the district, was scheduled to Wednesday her boyfriend on Friday. The shocking case of honour killing took place in Kerala's Malappuram district on Thursday. Athira, who was working as a lab technician at Government Medical College in Manjeri, had left home following Rajan's strong opposition to the relationship with Brijesh ...

World News President Trump signs $1.3 Trillion Dollar Budget Bill
Author: 0 President Trump signs $1.3 Trillion Dollar Budget Bill

He added that there was "a lot in it I'm unhappy about". Without the filibuster, Trump said , bills will pass, "just like magic". "Shame, shame. A pox on both Houses - and parties", the Kentucky senator tweeted after the bill cleared the Senate.

Author: 0 Naidu lashes out at Shah, dares to prove claims of financial assistance

Even now, North-eastern states are being provided special status. "It (decision) will be construed as being guided wholly and exclusively by political considerations instead of developmental concerns". The BJP president also cited a number of development projects undertaken by the Centre for the state, besides funds given to it, as he sought to reject the charge that the Modi government had not fulfilled its promises.

World News Restriction on Chinese investment to harm U.S. jobs
Author: 0 Restriction on Chinese investment to harm U.S. jobs

The Trump administration's decision to restrict Chinese investment will have a rippling effect on U.S.jobs, a US economic expert said Friday. Beijing, if officials deemed it worthwhile, could also place 25 percent tariffs on American-made goods such as pork and aluminum.

World News Clocks spring forward this weekend
Author: 0 Clocks spring forward this weekend

Although some people might grumble about losing an hour from their weekend, many see it as a price worth paying so they can enjoy more natural light in the evenings. A helpful rhyme to remember is "spring forward, fall back". The clocks are due to go forward tonight as the United Kingdom switches to British Summer Time.

World News Egypt expels British reporter ahead of presidential election
Author: 0 Egypt expels British reporter ahead of presidential election

Moussa Mustafa Moussa, who entered the race at the last moment to play Sisi's token opponent, is an obscure politician and an avowed supporter of the president who is thought to have long-standing ties to the Egyptian security services. With Sisi's win effectively guaranteed , the authorities' concern this year would be turnout to enhance the legitimacy of the vote. Thousands of civilians and members of the security services have already been killed.

World News NT, Qld prepare to be hit by a second cyclone
Author: 0 NT, Qld prepare to be hit by a second cyclone

The Bureau of Meteorology now has the cyclone listed as a Category Two storm, however conditions lend themselves to the storm intensifying to Category Three. Queensland Bureau of Meteorology manager Bruce Gunn said flood watches were in place as up to 200mm of rain could fall daily with isolated pockets possibly being hit with 300mm.

World News Aubrey O'Day Taylor Swiftboated Don Trump Jr
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PageSix reports that Don Jr. once put his marriage in jeopardy when he fell in love with Aubrey O'Day during her time as a contestant on NBC's "The Celebrity Apprentice " in 2011. 'To be clear: He was not the man Ms. O'Day described as having met on a TV game show that she had a romantic relationship with'. Vanessa reportedly found many elicit emails of the year 2012 in between Donald Trump Jr .

World News Journalists stage protest outside Delhi Police HQ
Author: 0 Journalists stage protest outside Delhi Police HQ

Many photo-journalists kept their cameras on the ground as a mark of protest. A large number of JNU students and teachers were yesterday stopped from marching to the Parliament Complex over various demands, including academic freedom, with police resorting to lathicharge and use of water canons.

World News Winter Storm expected to just miss western Wisconsin
Author: 0 Winter Storm expected to just miss western Wisconsin

An early spring storm taking aim at Minnesota will drop anywhere from a few flakes in the far east metro and western Wisconsin to heavy snow across western and southern Minnesota, the National Weather Service said Thursday night. The snowy conditions come on the heels of relatively mild temperatures in the Midwest, The Weather Channel reported. The heaviest snow is expected through south central West Virginia, The New River Valley, the southwest mountains of southwest Virginia and the ...

World News Lalu jailed for seven years in Dumka treasury case
Author: 0 Lalu jailed for seven years in Dumka treasury case

Lalu now stands convicted in four out of the six fodder scam cases. As Firstpost had reported earlier, Lalu had already been convicted in three fodder scam cases while Mishra has been convicted in two. Ranchi special CBI special court judge Shiv Pal Singh pronounced the sentences in the Dumka treasury case (RC 38A/96) of the 22-year-old scam through video-conferencing.