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World News United Nations approves new North Korea-related sanctions
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The United States said Friday it has secured the support of the U.N. Security Council for a new package of sanctions designations that target smuggling at sea by North Korea. Two other North Korean ships were slapped with a global assets freeze. A designation by the United Nations requires, for example, member states to deny port entry to ships on the sanctions list, or deny entry to individuals on the list.

World News The British Authorities Searched a Russian Plane in London
Author: 0 The British Authorities Searched a Russian Plane in London

The UK's Security Minister Ben Wallace said: "It is routine for Border Force to search aircraft to protect the UK from organised crime and from those who attempt to bring harmful substances like drugs or firearms into the country". Moscow has denied it was behind the attack and has called on Britain to prove it did not itself poison Skripal, 66, and his 33-year-old daughter. Britain and Russian Federation have already expelled 23 of each other's diplomats over the first known use of a ...

World News $521 million Mega Millions jackpot won by single ticket in New Jersey
Author: 0 $521 million Mega Millions jackpot won by single ticket in New Jersey

In total, 365,581 tickets awarding some prize amount were sold in California. The numbers came in at 59-46-28-11-31 with a Megaball of 1. The last time the jackpot was over $500 million was in July 2016. The prize is now worth $ 521 million , with a cash payout of $ 317 million before taxes. The victor also has the option of collecting annuity payments each year.

World News Kings player speak out about police killing
Author: 0 Kings player speak out about police killing

Clark was not armed; police apparently mistook a cellphone in his hand for a gun. "Further comment by the Sacramento Police Department prior to the release of the Coroner's report along with the official review by the Sacramento County District Attorney and the California Department of Justice would be inappropriate at this time ", the department said in a statement .

World News US judge says Saudi Arabia must face lawsuits over September 11 attacks
Author: 0 US judge says Saudi Arabia must face lawsuits over September 11 attacks

They also claimed billions of dollars as damages. The lawsuits were made possible by a legislative change enabling USA citizens to sue Saudi citizens. Saudi Arabia has enjoyed broad immunity for long as far as the September 11 attacks were concerned. In late September 2016, the US Congress passed the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act, allowing survivors and relatives of victims of "terrorism" to sue foreign governments.

Author: 0 CNN poll: President Trump will lose in 2020, majority of Americans say

As one local put it: If "things are bad and someone better comes along, we're willing to take a look". "The idea that you're working under the Trump administration is just like you've been painted, that you've just stuck your foot in a cesspool", he told the website.

World News Malala visits hometown in Pakistan's Swat Valley
Author: 0 Malala visits hometown in Pakistan's Swat Valley

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai poses for a photograph at the all-boys Swat Cadet College Guli Bagh, 15km from her hometown of Mingora, on Saturday. Her surprise visit to the country has been widely celebrated but it also attracted criticism from fundamentalists who view her as an agent of western influence.

World News Milan police arrest 4 men in 2 separate drug busts
Author: 0 Milan police arrest 4 men in 2 separate drug busts

Police said Courtney Tyreek Baskins, 22, of Moffitt Drive in High Point, was one of two men who ran from the vehicle. Cpl. The D.A's Office said the motion was filed revoke his bond due to a violation of Holmes' bond conditions, which were set by District Judge Sandra Watts Wednesday before his release.

World News Macron out of his depth, says Turkey
Author: 0 Macron out of his depth, says Turkey

The president's office later released a statement of support for the Kurd-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which played a key role in the US-led coalition's effort to crack down on jihadist group Islamic State in northern Syria. France has led air strikes on Syria as part of the anti-ISIL coalition and is believed to have special forces in Syria, but has not sent ground troops.

World News Celebrating the Risen Christ
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Easter egg weighing 80 kilos, that is partially made of dark chocolate, is displayed at hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 26, 2018. We can still renew our ways and change for the better. Tradition plays an important role in Easter celebrations for many families. Death where is your sting? Stations of the Cross director Les Billings said the story detailed the journey Jesus took until he was finally laid in his tomb.

World News Hearn predicts Joshua will beat Parker inside six rounds
Author: 0 Hearn predicts Joshua will beat Parker inside six rounds

Ex-world lightweight champion Anthony Crolla, who fights on the undercard: "I think AJ will take it inside six explosive rounds". Parker's team have insisted he will be operating at full fitness after undergoing surgery on both elbows to alleviate pain he felt while punching.

World News Google Doodle celebrates India's first female doctor
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Anandi Gopal Joshi 's family had been landlords for many years during the British Raj, but due to excessive taxes by the British, as well as losses that had accumulated over the years, her family underwent a troublesome financial period when Yanuma (Anandi Gopal Joshi) was still very young.

World News Chinese insurance mogul being tried on financial charges
Author: 0 Chinese insurance mogul being tried on financial charges

The Shanghai No.1 Intermediate People's Court said proceedings had opened against Mr. Wu, on allegations of over $10 billion worth of fraudulent fundraising and abusing his power. It is unclear how Wu's trial will affect Anbang or its ability to conduct business, but regulators have said they will undertake an equity restructuring of the insurer and protect the rights and interests of its consumers and stakeholders.

World News Bihar Communal Riots: Clashes Erupt in Nawada over Vandalised Idol
Author: 0 Bihar Communal Riots: Clashes Erupt in Nawada over Vandalised Idol

The District Magistrate of Nawada, Kaushal Kumar said that the two communities came face to face after an idol was vandalised by some miscreants. Angry mobs damaged vehicles, torched shops and pelted stones at police. On Sunday last, the members of two communities had clashed in Aurangabad over a Ram Navami procession. Communal tension had also erupted in Nawada a year ago and in 2013.

World News Karnataka poll: BJP to 'shock' Siddaramaiah in Mysuru
Author: 0 Karnataka poll: BJP to 'shock' Siddaramaiah in Mysuru

BJP President Amit Shah on Friday said that ruling Congress headed by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah can not retain power in the next Assembly election as there was spree of murders on BJP workers in the state. "I want to tell Rahul Gandhi, that I might have made a mistake but the people of Karnataka will not", said Shah in Mysuru . Amit Shah also accused Siddaramaiah of playing with Karnataka's pride by not celebrating the " jayanti " of noted Kannada poet Kuvempu or renowned engineer Sir M ...

World News Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $521 million as drawing nears
Author: 0 Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $521 million as drawing nears

Tuesday's $ 458 million drawing didn't produce a jackpot victor, but two tickets, including one sold in New Jersey, matched five numbers but not the Mega Ball. Drawings are held every Tuesday and Friday at 11:00 p.m. ET in Atlanta, Georgia. The Mega Millions jackpot has grown about $20 million due to an increase in recent ticket sales.

World News Israel Prime Minister Netanyahu has mild viral illness, hospital tests show
Author: 0 Israel Prime Minister Netanyahu has mild viral illness, hospital tests show

Israeli Prime Minister was taken to the hospital on Tuesday night in order to undergo tests as his fever and cough were said to have worsened since he was first sick two weeks ago. He underwent two hours of medical examinations and was discharged with the diagnosis of a viral infection. A security cabinet meeting scheduled for Wednesday will take place as planned, an Israeli official told Reuters .

World News Weirton man pleads guilty to child pornography charge
Author: 0 Weirton man pleads guilty to child pornography charge

A search of his phone revealed at least eight images of child pornography, according to a news release by WCSO. He is charged with two counts of distribution of child pornography, five counts of possession of child pornography, and two counts of possession of fictitious government identification documents.

World News Astros Humble Rangers 4-1 In Opener Behind Verlander's Gem
Author: 0 Astros Humble Rangers 4-1 In Opener Behind Verlander's Gem

This isn't the first time we've seen this done, but it's not something we see regularly. He is 6-0 with a 0.90 ERA in his six regular-season starts since his last-minute approval of a trade from the Detroit Tigers last August 31 that made him eligible for the Astros' postseason roster.

World News BJP leader files case against Rahul Gandhi for remark against PM Modi
Author: 0 BJP leader files case against Rahul Gandhi for remark against PM Modi

In another tweet hours before, he had gone into rhyme over the series of leaks to say that the "chowkidar" was weak. Rahul tweeted, "PM wrote Exam Warriors , a book to teach students stress relief during exams". Aadhar leak! SSC Exam leak! "This is what happens when institutions are destroyed by the RSS/BJP". Published by Penguin Random House, the book was released on February 3 by Union ministers Sushma Swaraj and Prakash Javadekar.

World News Esty Apologizes For Mishandling Of Harassment In Her Office
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In a letter to Democratic colleagues obtained by the Connecticut Mirror , Esty said she was sure many had seen reports of how she handled - and some say mishandled - the termination of Tony Baker, her former chief of staff who had been accused of harassment, threatening behavior and physical abuse.

World News Student Protesters Take Over Howard University Administration Building
Author: 0 Student Protesters Take Over Howard University Administration Building

The law student said he stopped working at the financial aid office during his undergraduate years from 2011-2015. Howard University in Washington, D.C., has confirmed that six employees have been fired for "gross misconduct and neglect of duties" after school officials discovered financial aid money had been misappropriated.

World News Black Woman Sentenced To Five Years In Prison For Illegally Voting
Author: 0 Black Woman Sentenced To Five Years In Prison For Illegally Voting

Crystal Mason , 43, waived her right to a jury trial and chose to have state District Judge Ruben Gonzalez assess her sentence. An illegal immigrant was sentenced earlier this year in Tarrant County to eight years in prison for voting illegally and also faces deportation at the end of her sentence, the Star-Telegram reported .

World News Russia Orders Expulsion of US Diplomats in Tit-for Tat Response
Author: 0 Russia Orders Expulsion of US Diplomats in Tit-for Tat Response

The U.S. and several western countries expelled 140 Russian diplomats in an orchestrated reaction this week following the poisoning of ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in the United Kingdom. Sergei Skripal remains in critical condition, Blanshard added. The Russian foreign ministry has expressed a protest to the UK Ambassador to Russia over London's provocative actions inspiring the expulsion of over 150 Russian diplomats from more than 20 countries, APA reported citing ...

World News NI paper review: Rugby rape trial juror investigated
Author: 0 NI paper review: Rugby rape trial juror investigated

A spokesman for the Irish Labour party told the Press Association neither the party or Mr O'Riordain would be commenting on the legal action. Two days after a jury found two Ulster and Ireland rugby players not guilty of raping the same woman, the case continues to grab headlines.

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