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World News Meghan Markle's Reclusive Dad 'Overjoyed' at Wedding Invite
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After months of speculation about whether retired Hollywood lighting director Tom Markle will be by his daughter's side in Windsor Castle, one of his closest confidantes last night confirmed: 'He will'. Tom and Doria , a social worker, divorced when Meghan was six, and she has subsequently been closer to her mother. "This is very similar to the way Diana comforted often those in need privately and will undoubtedly have been much appreciated".

World News Brexit big guns try to shoot down claim of illegal campaign spending
Author: 0 Brexit big guns try to shoot down claim of illegal campaign spending

But lawyers acting for the Commission denied the claim in legal papers submitted to the High Court. Nicky Morgan says allegations that Vote Leave cheated were "very concerning". "But I think most people out there feel we had a perfectly fair referendum". 'There was no time where anything BeLeave did didn't go through Stephen, ' he said.

World News UIDAI To Introduce Face Authentication From July 1
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ZDNet went ahead to publish their report, but have refrained to give out details about the vulnerability until it is fixed by the Indian government. We refute the reports in a certain section of media sourced from ZDNet which quote a person purportedly claiming to be a security researcher that a state-owned utility company has vulnerability which can be used to access huge amount of Aadhaar data including banking details.

World News Zimbabwe Defeat Opens Door for Afghanistan and Ireland
Author: 0 Zimbabwe Defeat Opens Door for Afghanistan and Ireland

Before the start of the final round Super Six matches, Zimbabwe just needed a win over UAE to make it to the World Cup and the victor of West Indies-Scotland match would have accompanied the hosts to the extravaganza. After winning the toss, Zimbabwe put their visitors into bat, and an excellent 59 from Rameez Shahzad helped them to set a competitive total of 235/7 before their innings was cut short by the Harare rain.

World News Trump's China tariff plan stokes trade worries, triggers market selloff
Author: 0 Trump's China tariff plan stokes trade worries, triggers market selloff

The dollar dipped to 104.90 yen as investors shifted into the Japanese currency, which is viewed as a "safe haven" from risk. US President Donald Trump lit a slow-burning fuse on Thursday to launch long-promised anti-China tariffs, but his actions appeared to be more of a warning shot than the start of a full-blown trade war with Beijing .

World News Phillies sign prospect Kingery to record deal
Author: 0 Phillies sign prospect Kingery to record deal

Kingery's new contract also includes club options for the 2024, 2025 and 2026 seasons. It should come as no surprise that the Phillies have been a team starved for talent since the break up of their 2008 World Series roster and while they have found quality players like Odubel Herrera , Aaron Nola , and Rhys Hoskins throughout their rebuilding process, none of these players have the ceiling of Kingery.

World News Vehicle bomb in Alexandria kills two policemen
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An IED bomb exploded in the Rushdi neighborhood of Egypt's second largest city of Alexandria on Saturday and targeted the convoy of the city's security chief, leaving at least two police officer dead. He affirmed full confidence in Egypt's capability to overcome terrorism, and lauded the unity and cohesion among the Egyptian people as well as the sacrifices of the Egyptian security forces.

World News UN Human Rights Body Approves Arms Embargo on Israel Resolution
Author: 0 UN Human Rights Body Approves Arms Embargo on Israel Resolution

The resolutions covered issues such as Israel's treatment of Palestinians in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, its settlements in the West Bank and its alleged violations of human rights in the Golan Heights. Haley has over the past year repeatedly warned that the United States was ready to walk away from the 47-member body established in 2006 to promote and protect human rights worldwide.

World News Israeli sentencing of Ahed Tamimi symbolises conflict
Author: 0 Israeli sentencing of Ahed Tamimi symbolises conflict

Tamimi, 16 at the time of the incident in December, has been hailed as a hero by Palestinians who see her as bravely standing up to Israel's occupation of the West Bank. Conviction rates are near 100 percent after many reach plea deals. Sarah Leah Whitson, executive director of the Middle East division of Human Rights Watch, explained that "plea bargains are the norm in Israel's military justice system, which is characterized by prolonged pretrial detention, abuse of kids and sham ...

World News U.S. unafraid of trade war, will proceed with China tariffs: Treasury secretary
Author: 0 U.S. unafraid of trade war, will proceed with China tariffs: Treasury secretary

We are not putting them on hold". Trump on Thursday also directed Mnuchin to propose new investment restrictions on Chinese companies within 60 days to safeguard technologies the USA views as strategic. To trim future bills, he argued, Congress "should give the president a line-item veto". On Friday, China fired a warning shot in response to the separate USA tariffs on steel and aluminium by declaring plans to levy additional duties on up to $3 billion of US imports.

World News Memorial mass in France for heroic officer, other victims
Author: 0 Memorial mass in France for heroic officer, other victims

Col. Beltrame showed exceptional cool and illustrated military virtues in a resonating manner, that deserves the respect and admiration of the entire nation". Several cities, the National Assembly and police stations across France flew their flags at half-mast in his honour. " France will never forget his heroism, bravery and sacrifice".

World News Turkey: 3747 terrorists 'neutralized' in Afrin offensive
Author: 0 Turkey: 3747 terrorists 'neutralized' in Afrin offensive

The Turkish authorities often use the term "neutralized" to imply that the militants in question either surrendered or were killed or captured. Turkish troops and allied Syrian rebels seized control of Afrin city from the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) militia on Sunday.

World News Table tennis player Soumyajit booked for rape
Author: 0 Table tennis player Soumyajit booked for rape

Secretary MP Singh told PTI that Ghosh is set to be dropped from the national team. He was unavailable for comment. TTFI has sent a letter to the Indian Olympic Association yesterday and have requested them to discuss the matter with the CWG Organizing Committee so that they can include Sanil Shetty as Ghosh's replacement.

World News Multiple Casualties in Blast Near Mosque in Afghan City of Herat
Author: 0 Multiple Casualties in Blast Near Mosque in Afghan City of Herat

He said the wounded persons are in stable state. Militant group Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack, which followed another blast that was claimed by the group in Kabul last week and killed about 30 people near a Shi'ite shrine as the city celebrated Nawruz, the Persian new year.

World News Family disputes police account in shooting of unarmed California black man
Author: 0 Family disputes police account in shooting of unarmed California black man

Sacramento police have declined to release the names of the officers involved in the shooting, saying they've been receiving death threats. When did police officers know the house was his grandmother's house and tell his family? For some residents who protested in the streets, blocking the 5 Freeway and preventing fans from getting to a Sacramento Kings basketball game, Clark's death was further proof that police officers are afraid of black men.

World News Flat-Earther Successfully Blasts Off in Homemade Rocket
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The limo driver converted a mobile home into a ramp and modified it to launch from a vertical angle. The daredevil told AP that, aside from a sore back, he was doing fine after the launch. He was, according to the AP, injured in the launch, and was taken away from the launch site in an ambulance via a stretcher, but he seems largely okay.

World News Livestream: Barack Obama's official welcome to New Zealand
Author: 0 Livestream: Barack Obama's official welcome to New Zealand

Turnbull was quick to post a welcome message. While some pointed out that he is no longer the POTUS, others argued that all USA presidents retain their title and Obama will always be referred to as "Mr President" or "the President". While the dinner was an invitation-only event free of the media, social media posts from inside the gallery show the former President looking relaxed in an arm chair in front of the audience.

World News Encounters in Uttar Pradesh leave two criminals dead
Author: 0 Encounters in Uttar Pradesh leave two criminals dead

Uttar Pradesh police have been on an encounter spree since the past one year when chief minister Yogi Adityanath gave the green signal for a crackdown on criminals. The criminal has been identified as Shravan Chaudhry, was injured in an encounter with the police and later succumbed to his injuries in hospital. A Sub-Inspector, Sachin, was injured and was now stable, police said.

World News Car Bomb Explodes in Somali Capital
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Those who died included two soldiers, he said, while numerous almost 10 people wounded were rickshaw drivers. At least one person was killed in the explosion, which left a huge cloud of smoke over the area, according to witnesses. Only a few attacks since 9/11 have killed more people. Al-Shabab, which is fighting to overthrow Somalia's internationally recognised government, is frequently carrying out attacks in and around the capital.

World News Israeli warplanes hit Hamas in Gaza
Author: 0 Israeli warplanes hit Hamas in Gaza

The launch of the interceptors also appeared to be responsible for the wave of missile warning sirens that went off in the southern regions of Hof Ashkelon and Shaar Hanegev earlier on Sunday night. Last month, four Israeli soldiers were injured by an explosive device along the border fence and Israel retaliated with large-scale bombings of Hamas targets.

World News Three children die in Siberia shopping mall fire
Author: 0 Three children die in Siberia shopping mall fire

Initial reports said that four children had died, but this was later corrected to three children and a woman. Numerous victims were children, and at least 29 people were still missing after the blaze in the industrial city of about half a million people, over 2,000 miles east of Moscow , the Interfax news agency reported.

World News March For Our Lives Crowd Count Well Below Expected And Initial Reports
Author: 0 March For Our Lives Crowd Count Well Below Expected And Initial Reports

Large crowds also turned out for demonstrations in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, Seattle and other cities - more than 800 in all according to the organizers of the "March For Our Lives". She continued to stand silently as a few crowd members shouted out support. They support our lives and protecting our lives. "Get out there and vote".

World News Kenyans celebrate Palm Sunday ahead of Easter holidays
Author: 0 Kenyans celebrate Palm Sunday ahead of Easter holidays

The cleric said that Christians should show love to one another and live in unity as demonstrated by Jesus Christ through His death on the cross to be celebrated on Friday. And today in Central Province 6 churches gathered at Civic Centre and matched to commemorate Palm Sunday. This is why Christians go to church on Palm Sunday with palm branches.

World News Mexico authorities: Iowa family died from inhaling toxic gas
Author: 0 Mexico authorities: Iowa family died from inhaling toxic gas

Family members became anxious when the Sharps failed to turn up for a basketball game they had tickets for back in IL on Wednesday, and reported them missing when they were unable to get in touch with them. The family was reportedly staying in a rental house they found through a vacation rental company. But the extended family waited until Thursday night to call authorities in case the Sharps had problems with their flight.

World News China Warns Trade War Will Set off a 'Greater Conflict'
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Earlier, media reported , citing officials, that Trump is planning to impose between $30 to $60 billion in annual tariffs against China for intellectual property infringement. Starting with Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Trump's Mar-a-Lago Florida retreat last spring, US and Chinese officials met for talks aimed at resolving lingering trade differences.

World News Veto or no veto? President Trump's flip-flop stokes dramatic reaction
Author: 0 Veto or no veto? President Trump's flip-flop stokes dramatic reaction

Still, he voiced disdain for the way the hasty way the bill was passed. But numerous president's fellow Republicans railed against the measure, one calling it "monstrous". "It's not right and it's very bad for our country", he told a gathering of reporters. Conservatives, emboldened by a White House proposal released in January, have insisted that any immigration deal go farther, cutting several programmes that allow foreign nationals to live in the U.S.

World News PM Modi greets nation on Ram Navami
Author: 0 PM Modi greets nation on Ram Navami

The people in the rallies were seen carrying weapons like swords and tridents and dressed up in traditional Indian attires. According to Zee 24 Ghanta, in run-up to Ram Navami , disturbances have been reported from Birbhum district's Nalhati.