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Author: 0 USA imposes sanctions against Russian oligarchs; govt

In recent weeks, Trump's top advisers have pushed for tougher actions against the Kremlin after the poisoning of a former Russian spy in Britain, interference in the 2016 US elections and a cyberattack against Ukraine and other countries past year that was described as the most costly in history.

World News Take pledge for BJP's 2019 win, Shah tells partymen
Author: 0 Take pledge for BJP's 2019 win, Shah tells partymen

Citing electoral wins in the North-East, Shah said Modi's popularity has not diminished. "He is perhaps the only leader to distribute candies when his party candidates forfeit deposits", said Shah. "They can not imagine that when we got the opportunity to elect a Deputy Speaker, we selected Shri Suraj Bhan, who belonged to the Dalit community and later Shri Karia Munda, who is a tribal leader".

World News BLACK FRIDAY | Death Toll In Offa Robbery Attack Rises To 23
Author: 0 BLACK FRIDAY | Death Toll In Offa Robbery Attack Rises To 23

The armed robbers were said to have made away with several millions of naira from the banks, leaving behind a tale of sorrow, tears and blood. "While stressing the urgent need to ensure justice is done, the Governor assured informants of anonimity, confidentiality and safety as no harm will befall them on account of their assisting the security agencies to arrest the attackers".

World News Korea seeks summit with Trump in Pyongyang
Author: 0 Korea seeks summit with Trump in Pyongyang

Officials said the current target is late May or even June, according to CNN. Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo and the CIA team have been operating through intelligence back-channels to make arrangements for the summit, the CNN news channel reported.

World News Fans dance as India court grants bail to Bollywood superstar
Author: 0 Fans dance as India court grants bail to Bollywood superstar

Judge Dev Kumar Khatri who gave Salman the 5-year sentence is in talks with judge Ravindra Kumar, the judge who is hearing the bail plea in his chamber in the Jodhpur court. It was the Bishnoi people (a Rajasthani tribe with hundreds of years history of eco-diversity preservation) who caught Salman Khan and his entourage in the act that day 20 years ago.

World News Hillary Clinton Tells Women-Only Club About Trump's Sexism
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton Tells Women-Only Club About Trump's Sexism

Trump said repeatedly "Crooked Hillary", and now it is proven beyond a reasonable doubt that our president has been absolutely correct that Mrs. Clinton's Democrat, liberal supporters starting from President 44 down to our county commissioners have supported a crook.

World News State of Michigan: No more free bottled water for Flint residents
Author: 0 State of Michigan: No more free bottled water for Flint residents

The state will stop giving out free water once the current supply, which is housed at four distribution sites, runs out. Congressman Dan Kildee says the state should continue to provide water until all the construction is done, because people their still don't trust the government is telling them the truth about the water quality.

World News Hockey world mourns Humboldt bus crash victims
Author: 0 Hockey world mourns Humboldt bus crash victims

We have very, very heavy hearts, as does the whole hockey community in Canada. But until you've been to those rinks in places like Nipawin, or Kindersley or the Colosseum in Weyburn, it's hard to completely digest what a junior hockey team like the Broncos means to a community like Humboldt .

World News Trump Will Skip White House Correspondents Association Dinner Again
Author: 0 Trump Will Skip White House Correspondents Association Dinner Again

White House Correspondents' Association president Margaret Talev later confirmed that Trump won't be attending, according to The Hill . Trump had said in an interview aired on Friday on NY radio station 77 WABC that he probably would not attend the dinner , which normally features big names from the worlds of politics and entertainment as guests of media organisations.

World News Trump proposes additional US$100B tariffs on Chinese products
Author: 0 Trump proposes additional US$100B tariffs on Chinese products

It added that Trump has instructed the Secretary of Agriculture to use his broad authority to implement "a plan to protect American farmers and agriculture". Trump's after-market-hours comments spurred a sharp sell-off in United States equity futures markets. "The statement said it was a countermeasure in response to a previous US move to slap tariffs on steel and aluminum imports", read the Xinhua report.

World News Air strikes return to Syria's Ghouta killing 32
Author: 0 Air strikes return to Syria's Ghouta killing 32

Citing a history of chemical weapons use by the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Nauert said Assad's government and its backer Russian Federation needed to be held accountable and "any further attacks prevented immediately".

World News Narendra Modi ignored Dalit issues, say BJP MP
Author: 0 Narendra Modi ignored Dalit issues, say BJP MP

On a day the BJP is celebrating its 38th foundation day , PM Modi said it has become the largest party due to people's blessings and tireless efforts of its workers and also paid tributes to many of its late leaders and workers. Recalling the foundation of the BJP, the Prime Minister stated, "The BJP was born in the city of Mumbai, in extremely tough circumstances". The party's senior leaders were virtually ostracised from prevalent political scenario.

World News Attacks kill 47 in Syria's Eastern Ghouta
Author: 0 Attacks kill 47 in Syria's Eastern Ghouta

Syrian state media denied government forces had launched any chemical attack and said rebels in Douma were in a state of collapse and making "chemical attack fabrications". "Russia ultimately bears responsibility for the brutal targeting of countless Syrians with chemical weapons". Syria's state news agency SANA said the bombardment was in response to shelling by Jaish al-Islam rebels on residential areas in and around Damascus.

World News Police Find 3 Dead on 'Adult-Themed' Party Bus
Author: 0 Police Find 3 Dead on 'Adult-Themed' Party Bus

The Rockford Police Department stated they reacted to the scene round 3:30 a.m.to get an account "of multiple individuals getting shot". The Rockford Police Department is calling for anyone with information to come forward to help the investigation.

World News Spring snow coming overnight and into Wednesday
Author: 0 Spring snow coming overnight and into Wednesday

The Winter Storm Warning in the Beartooth Mountains and foothills means we could be looking at 10 to 16 inches of new snow there. Temperatures should warm to the low to mid 50's before the rain begins. Little accumulation here was a result of snow melting as it fell for a few hours late Thursday morning into early afternoon, said Vince Godon, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service .

World News Poisoned ex-spy improving rapidly: United Kingdom hospital
Author: 0 Poisoned ex-spy improving rapidly: United Kingdom hospital

In the month since the attack, the United Kingdom and many of its Western allies, including the US, have expelled scores of Russian diplomats in retaliation - and Russia has retaliated by expelling those countries' diplomats in turn. The UK Home Office said on Friday that Viktoria is not being granted a visa to come to the UK. The overture comes days after Russian Federation unleashed a blistering war of words against Britain at the UN Security Council over the poisoning, warning it was ...

World News First Alert Weather: Storm is Moving in Tonight
Author: 0 First Alert Weather: Storm is Moving in Tonight

Highs will be in the upper 50s to near 60 degrees. Monday we have a brief break from the rain showers. A weak cold front is getting ready to move into the area tonight . It's about 5 C in Kelowna this morning and rain is in the forecast for most of the day. With the front approaching from the west, that means temperatures will not drop very much.

World News SC Congressman Pulls Out Loaded Handgun At Meeting With Constituents
Author: 0 SC Congressman Pulls Out Loaded Handgun At Meeting With Constituents

Lori Freemon, a volunteer who attended the meeting, said in a news release that she felt unsafe when Norman displayed his firearm. Norman laid the pistol out on a table in front of him for "several minutes", telling the crowd that "the presence of the gun made them safer", according to a news release from a SC chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America.

World News Rahul Gandhi says Amit Shah's animal remark 'disrespectful statement', attacks Modi government
Author: 0 Rahul Gandhi says Amit Shah's animal remark 'disrespectful statement', attacks Modi government

Shah's observation had come months after senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge's statement that "not even a dog from the BJP had taken part in India's Freedom Movement". The Congress has alleged that the deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets , order for which was placed by PM Modi during his visit to France in 2015 was finalised with the French government at a price much higher than what the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government had agreed to in its deal with the France government.

World News Fire breaks out at Trump Tower in NYC
Author: 0 Fire breaks out at Trump Tower in NYC

Very confined (well built building). The fire started on the 50th floor of the building before 6 p.m., fire department officials said . President Donald Trump was not in New York City at the time, though he maintains an office and residence in the building.

World News Russian Federation vows tough response to new U.S. sanctions
Author: 0 Russian Federation vows tough response to new U.S. sanctions

Deripaska's conglomerate, Basic Element, said it regretted the sanctions and was analyzing it with its lawyers. "Nobody has been tougher on Russian Federation than I have", Trump said at a news conference on Tuesday. Assets of those targeted in the United States have been blocked, and all USA -based entities are forbidden from doing business with them. "American democracy is clearly degrading", the ministry said.

World News After cold start to weekend, more snow
Author: 0 After cold start to weekend, more snow

New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. The further south and west you go, the less likely you will be impacted by these winds. The winter weather advisory will remain in effect from 3 a.m.to 7 p.m. On Monday the Choteau Airport had sustained north winds of 21 miles per hour with temperatures in the teens, which made the snow move in another ground blizzard that could threaten newborn livestock, while making travel dicey.

World News Russian embassy wants to discuss Skripal attack with Boris Johnson
Author: 0 Russian embassy wants to discuss Skripal attack with Boris Johnson

Johnson and Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko to discuss the investigation and other issues. In this respect, Yakovenko has sent a personal note to Johnson. Britain has given samples of the nerve agent used in Salisbury to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, an worldwide watchdog that is expected to release its findings soon.

World News Golden night for Aussies as they smash records at Commonwealth Games
Author: 0 Golden night for Aussies as they smash records at Commonwealth Games

England's James Wilby and Aimee Willmott, however, ensured that Australia would not bag all the spoils as they won the men's 200m breaststroke and the women's 400m individual medley in fingertip finishes. "I didn't expect to be that emotional having the whole crowd singing the national anthem with me", Campbell said after winning gold in the 50m freestyle at the Gold Coast Games.

World News 2 soldiers killed in helicopter Accident are said by Fort Campbell
Author: 0 2 soldiers killed in helicopter Accident are said by Fort Campbell

The troopers' names weren't instantly launched pending notification of their households. The cause is under investigation. "Our thoughts and prayer are with the families during this hard time". Taylor J. Conrad, 24. That's after a U.S. Marine Corps jet crashed at the country's worldwide airport and a Marine Corps helicopter sustained "minor damage" Tuesday.

World News Modi 'flood' fear unites snakes, cats, dogs: Shah
Author: 0 Modi 'flood' fear unites snakes, cats, dogs: Shah

Speaking about the four years of the BJP-led NDA government, Prime Minister Modi opined, "Ours is a government fully dedicated to the poor and this is also seen in the working of the various state governments of the BJP". "Today, Parliament was adjourned sine die", BJP president Amit Shah said. Extending an olive branch to BJP's often-sparring partner Shiv Sena, Amit Shah said on Friday his party was keen on an alliance with the Uddhav Thackeray-led outfit for the 2019 elections.