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World News Man's dream to honour 10 American servicemen realised with flypast
Author: 0 Man's dream to honour 10 American servicemen realised with flypast

The crew of the American Bomber, known as "Mi Amigo", were killed when it came down in a park in Sheffield on 22 February 1944. The pensioner believes that the pilot had deliberately steered away from him and his friends, and has dedicated decades of his life to looking after a memorial to the men in the park.

World News Iran starts Gulf war games, to test submarine-launched missiles
Author: 0 Iran starts Gulf war games, to test submarine-launched missiles

On Feb. 17, IRINN TV and Channel 2 (Iran) aired reports about Iran's unveiling of the Fateh semi-heavy submarine, which one of the reports said is now in mass production. Fateh's missile capability may be particularly troubling to US President Donald Trump, who recently pulled the US from an worldwide agreement due to its lack of controls on the country's development of ballistic missiles.

World News Government Publishes No-Deal Brexit Plans
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Ireland faces an "emergency situation" if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal, the country's foreign minister warned Friday, as the government published a draft legislation aimed at softening the blow. "This special law enables us to mitigate against some of the worst effects of no deal by protecting citizens' rights, security, and facilitating extra supports for vulnerable businesses and employers".

World News Ninth MP quits Britain's opposition Labour Party
Author: 0 Ninth MP quits Britain's opposition Labour Party

Mr Austin said he was appalled at the treatment of Jewish lawmakers who had taken a stand against anti-Semitism and that the "the party is tougher on the people complaining about anti-Semitism than it is on the anti-Semites". "British politics can not go on like this and things have got to change", he added. "It is wrong that the party threatened Margaret Hodge when she spoke out on anti-Semitism, like they threatened me when I raised the issue with the party chairman", Austin wrote in the ...

World News BAE Systems warns it could be hit by German stance on Saudi
Author: 0 BAE Systems warns it could be hit by German stance on Saudi

Reuters has not seen the letter and a spokesman for the German foreign ministry declined to comment. Germany imposed restrictions to arms sales to Saudi Arabia a year ago due to Riyadh's role in the Yemen conflict, and following the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul , German government further sharpened its tone, and halted all arms exports to the country.

Author: 0 Mueller to file sentencing memo in Manafort case

Manafort already pleaded guilty last September to conspiracy and obstruction charges, stemming from his time working as a lobbyist for former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych, over a decade ago. Manafort's sentencing in the Virginia case is also scheduled for March. A Mueller prosecutor also said earlier this month that an August 2016 meeting between Manafort and the associate, Konstantin Kilimnik , goes to the "heart" of the Russian Federation probe.

World News Crackdown on Jamaat-E-Islami Cadre in Kashmir, Top Leaders Detained
Author: 0 Crackdown on Jamaat-E-Islami Cadre in Kashmir, Top Leaders Detained

Peoples Congress leader Sajad Lone said the government is on an "arrest spree". Almost 150 people, mainly from the Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir including its chief Abdul Hamid Fayaz, were detained as tension gripped the Valley ahead of a hearing by the Supreme Court on Article 35A of the Constitution.

Author: 0 Mueller faces deadline to file Paul Manafort sentencing memo

Mr. Manafort pleaded guilty a year ago to two counts of conspiracy against the United States. Prosecutors aren't expected to recommend leniency because a judge found earlier this month that Manafort lied to investigators after agreeing to cooperate.

World News Dhaka: Massive fire in Bangladesh's capital kills at least 70
Author: 0 Dhaka: Massive fire in Bangladesh's capital kills at least 70

A total of 37 units of the Fire Service and Civil Defence have been working to extinguish the flames, the official said. "The number of bodies may increase". Chemical fireballs set ablaze the clogged narrow streets even engulfing passengers on rickshaws in flames. Others were caught in small restaurants.

World News Kim Jong-un boards train to Hanoi for second Trump summit
Author: 0 Kim Jong-un boards train to Hanoi for second Trump summit

Kim traveled to Singapore on a plane lent to him by China. The reports of Kim's departure from North Korea came after Vietnam announced that Kim would make an official visit in "coming days", as the Southeast Asian country prepares to host the summit with Trump on Wednesday and Thursday.

World News Violent clashes between Catalan riot police and pro-independence protesters in Barcelona
Author: 0 Violent clashes between Catalan riot police and pro-independence protesters in Barcelona

Police officers try to remove burning tires, set by demonstrators to block a highway in protest of the imprisonment of pro-independence political leaders during a general strike in Catalonia , Spain, Thursday, Feb. The trial of the Catalan separatists started on February 12 under intense domestic and foreign scrutiny. Their trial is in its second week and is expected to last three months.

World News Boko Haram Prevents Yobe Governor From Voting
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He says the commission's local office is a short walk away and asks: "What's going on?" Domestic and global observers to the Nigerian presidential elections were present at polling stations in Yola and Abuja . Buhari has again vowed to be tough on insecurity and corruption, and wants to complete much-needed road and rail infrastructure projects, as well as social mobility schemes.

World News Tens of Thousands at Aid Concert for Venezuela
Author: 0 Tens of Thousands at Aid Concert for Venezuela

Guaido delivered a blow to Maduro as he turned up unexpectedly at the concert in the Colombian border town of Cucuta, claiming "the armed forces participated in this process" to help him flout his travel ban. "People were in their community, calm". Guillermo Rodriquez, brother of a female victim said, "When they started shooting at those who were there, that's when my sister got up to defend the young people who were there, telling the soldiers not to do it and asking why they were doing ...

World News Sudan's Bashir declares year-long state of emergency, dismisses government
Author: 0 Sudan's Bashir declares year-long state of emergency, dismisses government

The amendments were to see al-Bashir running for another term as almost daily protests in Sudan, which initially erupted in December over rising food prices and cash shortages, grew against his near 30-year rule. "The demands of this revolution are crystal clear", the statement said. Bashir, an Islamist and former army officer, came to power in 1989 after a military coup.

World News French TV channel compelled to cut Facebook broadcast over anti-Semitic remarks
Author: 0 French TV channel compelled to cut Facebook broadcast over anti-Semitic remarks

Samuels said the politics of the Israel-Palestinian conflict had also stirred anti-Semitism among France's Muslim youth and contributed to the rise in anti-Jewish incidents. Macron announced that France is to change its definition of anti-Semitism to include anti-Zionism. Several officials have accused radical "yellow vest" of fomenting a climate of hatred.

World News No IPL opening ceremony this year: CoA
Author: 0 No IPL opening ceremony this year: CoA

In a letter to the global cricket body, the BCCI has also expressed concern over the "safety and security" of players and match officials for the World Cup in the United Kingdom, starting May 30. Batting great Sachin Tendulkar said he would rather like India to play and stretch their unbeaten World Cup record against Pakistan than forfeit the match.

World News Beware! Many Tea Garden Workers Died After Consuming Toxic Liquor
Author: 0 Beware! Many Tea Garden Workers Died After Consuming Toxic Liquor

Another 200 people are in hospital after consuming the toxic liquor in the north eastern state of Assam . The Assam government has ordered investigations into two separate incidents in Golaghat and Jorhat districts. The other tea garden workers of Halmira Tea Estate brought the liquor from his house. To enquire about the health conditions of those who fell ill after consuming hooch in Golaghat, I went to Jorhat Medical College & Hospital (JMCH) this morning.

World News US couple admits to torturing their 12 children for years
Author: 0 US couple admits to torturing their 12 children for years

Louise Turpin's face turned red and she began crying and dabbed her eyes with a tissue during the hearing while her husband appeared stoic. He said while their living conditions were utterly shocking, to them it was normal, so adjusting to their new life has been somewhat of a hard transition.

World News Trump Nominates Kelly Craft to Be U.S. Ambassador to United Nations
Author: 0 Trump Nominates Kelly Craft to Be U.S. Ambassador to United Nations

Bush. President Trump on Friday announced Kelly Knight Craft , ambassador to Canada, as his nominee to become the next United States ambassador to the United Nations . Although Mr. Pompeo would like to see the job filled, the vacancy has created an opportunity for him and others to take on a more active role in United Nations diplomacy.

World News Trump seems unaware of own global initiative to decriminalize homosexuality
Author: 0 Trump seems unaware of own global initiative to decriminalize homosexuality

The campaign is largely in response to the recent hanging of a young homosexual male in Iran . "It is unbelievable. that in today's world a 32 -year-old man in Iran can be hanged simply for being gay. "Spivak was referencing the British colonial agenda in India". "Grennell's attack [on Iran] might be a case of white men trying to save brown gay men from brown straight men", Rodriguez writes .

World News Brazil moves Venezuela aid to border despite closure
Author: 0 Brazil moves Venezuela aid to border despite closure

Even as several million Venezuelans flee the country and those who remain struggle to find basic goods like food and antibiotics, the embattled president claims the relief effort led by opposition leader Juan Guaido is a USA orchestrated ploy to oust him from power.

World News Magnitude 7.5 quake hits Peru-Ecuador border region
Author: 0 Magnitude 7.5 quake hits Peru-Ecuador border region

The quake hit at an intermediate depth of around 82 miles, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The USGS's initial reading had assessed the quake, which occurred at 5:17 a.m. He added that the quakes "were felt all over the country". Another 5.5 tremblor was then felt about 9 miles southeast of Duran. "We still aren't used to these earthquakes", she said.

World News China's Dalian port bans Australian coal imports, sets 2019 quota
Author: 0 China's Dalian port bans Australian coal imports, sets 2019 quota

Frydenberg cautioned against "jumping to conclusions", after Reuters said Dalian Port Group has imposed an indefinite ban on Australian coal and will cap overall coal imports for 2019 through its harbors at 12 million tonnes. Shares in Australian coal miners exposed to China fell on Friday. "If that is all we are talking about that is not going to derail the Australian economy", he said.

World News Fox News Presenter Gets Totally Roasted By Historian In Fiery Interview
Author: 0 Fox News Presenter Gets Totally Roasted By Historian In Fiery Interview

By the way, how come nobody at Davos mentions the epidemic of tax evasion by the world's supposedly progressive billionaire class. In the interview, Carlson opens with friendly praise of Bregman for calling for higher top marginal tax rates while addressing the global elite at Davos, but the interview takes a turn as Bregman repeatedly insults both Carlson and Fox News.

World News Family Of ISIS Teen To Fight UK Decision To Revoke Her Citizenship
Author: 0 Family Of ISIS Teen To Fight UK Decision To Revoke Her Citizenship

Worldwide law prevents a government from rendering a person stateless, but Britain reportedly believes that Begum also has Bangladeshi citizenship due to her parents, although she was born in Britain. "But when someone turns their back on (our) fundamental values and supports terror they don't have an automatic right to return to the United Kingdom", he said.

World News New Hungarian anti-migrant campaign stokes war of words with EU
Author: 0 New Hungarian anti-migrant campaign stokes war of words with EU

The Guardian also said it was "not immediately clear what the Hungarian government meant by "migrants" visas'", before suggesting that the campaign might have been alluding to the EU's "little-used blue card scheme", which the newspaper describes as an initiative "to attract skilled labour" despite the Commission offering funding to countries receiving these supposedly "highly skilled" migrants from the third world, with the admission that many will require "education, employment and ...

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Author: 0 "The world needs us" says Huawei in face of U.S. opposition

The spat comes just one day after the UK's National Cyber Security Centre decided that any risk posed by using Huawei technology in United Kingdom telecoms projects can be managed, albeit following a period of uncertainty over the company's involvement in the development of the 5G network.

World News Woman dies after Michelin-starred meal
Author: 0 Woman dies after Michelin-starred meal

Her hubby and 12-year-old son were also sickened, as were 18 other diners, according to Spanish newspaper El Pais . A woman has died after eating a dish containing morchella mushrooms at RiFF restaurant in Spain. In the case of RiFF, however, investigators are unsure whether the mushrooms were accidentally served raw or if RiFF staff mistakenly served false morels, an even more poisonous mushroom variety.

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