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World News Eastern Ghouta refugees: 'We left our history, our memories'
Author: 0 Eastern Ghouta refugees: 'We left our history, our memories'

Talks are also under way for a deal over the third and final pocket of Ghouta , held by Jaish al-Islam, which includes the region's largest town, Douma. That agreement is set to see some 7,000 rebels and civilians taken from the towns of Arbin and Zamalka and the district of Jobar to the rebel-dominated province of Idlib.

World News KSR's Matt Jones tells Politico 'I want that battle': ousting Mitch McConnell
Author: 0 KSR's Matt Jones tells Politico 'I want that battle': ousting Mitch McConnell

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-KY, and Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles announced the Hemp Farming Act of 2018, which McConnell plans to introduce. Leader McConnell also spoke to the lineage of tobacco farming in Kentucky, and to the opportunity for companies like GenCanna™ - who's farming partners are current or previous tobacco farmers - to help transition that legacy to hemp, saying, "We all are so optimistic that industrial hemp can become, sometime in the ...

World News GOP In Chester County Facing Dilemma In Wake Of Costello Decision
Author: 0 GOP In Chester County Facing Dilemma In Wake Of Costello Decision

Republicans have eight such seats on the ballot this fall, and the 6th District, in particular, now looks like a clean Democratic pick-up opportunity. Costello's decision to put a halt to his re-election campaign leaves open a set of questions that he said he was not prepared to answer at this point.

World News Spain's former Catalan leader Puigdemont detained in Germany
Author: 0 Spain's former Catalan leader Puigdemont detained in Germany

Sunday was also marked by violent protests in the semi-autonomous region of Catalonia, where almost 100 people were treated for minor injuries following clashes between pro-separatists protesters and riot police. Germany's criminal code - unlike Belgium's - includes an offence that appears to be comparable to rebellion, the main accusation against Puigdemont.

World News Zuma Receives Summons To Appear In Court On Corruption Charges
Author: 0 Zuma Receives Summons To Appear In Court On Corruption Charges

Prosecutors in 2009 chose to drop the corruption charges against Zuma just months before he became president. Former South African president Jacob Zuma is set to appear in court on April 6 to face corruption charges, police said Monday. Hawks spokesperson Hangwani Mulaudzi confirmed the matter was being looked at, but said it was still at the inquiry stage. Zuma stepped down under pressure from his ruling African National Congress party in the wake of a slew of corruption scandals.

World News Canada Joins Western Campaign and Expels Russian Diplomats
Author: 0 Canada Joins Western Campaign and Expels Russian Diplomats

Russia's embassy in Washington responded to the decisions on Twitter by hinting at retaliation, asking its followers to vote on which USA consulate should be closed: St Petersburg, Yekaterinburg or Vladivostok. He said the European Council agreed with the United Kingdom "that it is highly likely the Russian Federation is responsible" for the poisoning. "These actions, taken together, are a welcome demonstration of Western unity and solidarity, and I hope in the future we will see more ...

World News Ranking N. Korean official apparently visiting China
Author: 0 Ranking N. Korean official apparently visiting China

The unannounced move follows US President Donald Trump's decision this month to grant an unprecedented meeting to Kim , after South Korean officials said Kim was willing to discuss giving up his nuclear weapons program. Trump accepted Kim Jong Un's offer for direct talks, which would mark the most direct, known form of diplomacy with North Korea since Trump took office.

World News Trump announces $50 billion in tariffs on Chinese imports
Author: 0 Trump announces $50 billion in tariffs on Chinese imports

US President Donald Trump has hit China with tariffs on up to RM234.9 billion of imports to retaliate against "theft" of intellectual property. Washington this week said it would temporarily exempt Europe as well as countries including Brazil, Argentina, South Korea and Australia from the steep new steel and aluminium tariffs that Trump unveiled this month and which took effect on Friday.

World News FG declared one-week ceasefire to secure Dapchi girls' freedom - Lai Mohammed
Author: 0 FG declared one-week ceasefire to secure Dapchi girls' freedom - Lai Mohammed

IGP Idris disclosed this on yesterday during on courtesy call on the Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj Gen Rogers Nicholas, at the command and control centre of the Theatre Command in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital. The girls were among 111 seized last month, of whom five died apparently during the violent hostage-taking or in the trucks that took them away. "The IGP could not also proceed to Dapchi because of same weather condition".

World News Increasing rain chances tonight, slight chance of strong storms for Monday
Author: 0 Increasing rain chances tonight, slight chance of strong storms for Monday

As a result, one or two strong to possibly severe storms could be embedded within a slow-moving line. Overnight, it will be cloudy with a few isolated showers and a low of 65°. Rain looks to be more spread out in our central and southern counties. Temperatures are expected to be in the upper 40s on Sunday and climb to the low 60s on Monday.

World News Fake news law is a fake law, says Surendran
Author: 0 Fake news law is a fake law, says Surendran

Under the Anti-Fake News Bill, those convicted of disseminating false content would be jailed or fined up to RM500,000 ($128,000; £90,400), or both. The government has tabled its Anti-Fake News Bill 2018 for the first reading in Parliament today, which outlines the offences and the Session Court's power to order removal of the publication of fake news.

World News Zell Miller, Former Georgia Governor and Senator, Dies at 86
Author: 0 Zell Miller, Former Georgia Governor and Senator, Dies at 86

Miller died Friday at the age of 86. The relationship U.S. Sen. "We can't all be born rich and handsome and lucky", Miller, then in his first term as governor, told fellow delegates at New York's Madison Square Garden. After his association with Clinton very almost earned him defeat in 1994 (his Republican opponent ran hundreds of ads featuring Miller's Democratic Convention speech, particularly the line, delivered in Zell's mountain twang: "BILL CLINTON FEELS YORE PAIN"), he lost his ...

World News USA expels 60 Russian intelligence officials; orders closure of Seattle Consulate
Author: 0 USA expels 60 Russian intelligence officials; orders closure of Seattle Consulate

Last week, European Union chief Donald Tusk said member states would introduce measures against Moscow over its suspected role in the poisoning . " Additional measures , including further expulsions. On March 4, Russian ex-spy Sergey Skripal and his daughter were poisoned with Russian-produced nervous gas in British town of Salisbury. On March 15, the Trump administration imposed sanctions on a series of Russian organizations and individuals for interference in the 2016 presidential ...

World News France Pays Tribute To Policeman Hailed As 'Hero' During Attack
Author: 0 France Pays Tribute To Policeman Hailed As 'Hero' During Attack

A photo of Lieutenant Colonel Arnaud Beltrame placed on a bunch of flowers at the main gate of the Police headquarters in Carcassonne, France , Saturday, March 24, 2018. #ArnaudBeltrame was a trending topic on the social network where people expressed their respect and gratitude for the officer, and thoughts for his wife.

World News Sensex, Nifty continues to lose
Author: 0 Sensex, Nifty continues to lose

The Sensex settled at 33,066, up 469.87 points, while the broader Nifty50 ended at 10,130, up 132.60 points. The sensex registered intra day high and low at 32,659.80 and 32,515.17 respectvely. Many Asian bourses racked up solid gains, with heavyweight South Korea rising almost 1 percent and Hong Kong up 0.5 percent, while equities in much of emerging Europe and Turkey also rose.

World News China Already Eyeing US Farmers In Possible Tariffs Retaliation
Author: 0 China Already Eyeing US Farmers In Possible Tariffs Retaliation

That approach of trying to get China into the global market as a fair partner has failed, the official said. U.S. farm groups have long feared that China, which imports more than third of all United States soybeans, could slow purchases of agricultural products, heaping more pain on the struggling USA farm sector.

World News Parents abused daughter after she refused arranged marriage
Author: 0 Parents abused daughter after she refused arranged marriage

The parents were taken into custody on Friday and face charges of continuous violence against a family member. Investigators say the Iraqi parents of a 16-year-old girl who allegedly ran away from her South Texas home to avoid an arranged marriage have been charged with attacking her for refusing to Wednesday an older man.

World News Firefighters remain at scene of major blaze in Glasgow city centre
Author: 0 Firefighters remain at scene of major blaze in Glasgow city centre

ACO Ramsay continued: "This was an incredibly hard and complex incident - but the actions of our firefighters were and continue to be outstanding". The Pavilion theatre has cancelled shows due to the fire. The blaze is still ongoing at Victoria's Nightclub - after more than 120 firefighters raced to the scene on Thursday morning. Emergency services were sent after a blaze took hold in the roof space of Victoria's nightclub.

World News Former Schlitterbahn executive charged in death of Caleb Schwab
Author: 0 Former Schlitterbahn executive charged in death of Caleb Schwab

Caleb Schwab, son of Kansas state Representative Scott Schwab, was decapitated while riding the almost 50-metre-tall Verrückt, a German word that means "crazy" or "insane". The ride ended up going airborne and hit a pole and netting that was supposed to be there for safety. The waterpark and Tyler Austin Miles, 29, a former operations director at the park, were indicted Friday on involuntary manslaughter and several other charges in Caleb's death.

World News Corbyn: Sorry for Labour's anti-Semitism
Author: 0 Corbyn: Sorry for Labour's anti-Semitism

He promised he would stamp out anti-Semitism within the party, as Jewish leaders revealed they will be holding a protest rally outside Parliament tonight. "We conclude that he can not seriously contemplate antisemitism, because he is so ideologically fixed within a far left worldview that is instinctively hostile to mainstream Jewish communities".

World News Ball tampering: Did Bancroft attempt ball tampering during Ashes series?
Author: 0 Ball tampering: Did Bancroft attempt ball tampering during Ashes series?

The incident is reported to have taken place during the fifth Ashes Test between Australia and England at the SCG. Australian cricket has been rocked to its foundations after Cameron Bancroft was caught red-handed attempting to doctor the ball during his side's showdown with South Africa in the third Test at Newlands.

World News China talks tough on trade war, warns U.S. of countermeasures
Author: 0 China talks tough on trade war, warns U.S. of countermeasures

However, Mr Liu said the investigation report "violates worldwide trade rules and is beneficial to neither Chinese interests, USA interests nor global interests". FILE PHOTO - Containers are seen at the Yangshan Deep Water Port, part of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone, in Shanghai, China September 24, 2016. US President Donald Trump during a ceremony on Thursday will sign authorization to target China for its economic policies, the White House public schedule revealed.

Author: 0 Rain and snow move in tomorrow

Not the best way to end Spring Break for many across Northeast Kansas. Rain showers are in the forecast Tuesday night through late Friday , with a chance for wet snow to mix in with the rain showers early Wednesday morning. " Monday is still cool for this time of year", Avery said. Chairman, Geoff Fuller, said: "Our grateful thanks to all residents and Councillors that turned out in the cold weather to take part in the Westfield Litter Pick".

World News Iowa family dies while vacationing in Mexico
Author: 0 Iowa family dies while vacationing in Mexico

Kevin Sharp, 41, and his wife Amy, 38, had travelled to resort town of Tulum with their two kids 12-year-old son Sterling and seven-year-old daughter Adrianna. When the family didn't arrive in St. Louis, family members contacted authorities, she said. According to WHO-TV, in a police press release, officers confirmed the four members of the family were found dead inside the condo.