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World News USC suspends class registration for students possibly linked to admissions scam
Author: 0 USC suspends class registration for students possibly linked to admissions scam

USC said today it's blocking students associated with the scandal from registering for classes for now. 'These students have been notified that their status is under review. The move by USC follows similar statements by Yale University President Peter Salovey on Friday as officials there scramble to restore public trust in the admissions process after a former women's soccer coach was linked to the scandal.

World News Trump says no to cutting tariffs in China talks
Author: 0 Trump says no to cutting tariffs in China talks

President Donald Trump has warned that U.S. tariffs on $250 billion of Chinese exports are unlikely to go away anytime soon - even if the two countries reach a deal to end their trade war. The president said the tariffs would remain in place until the US was satisfied that China was living up to the commitments it may make in the trade talks.

World News ISIS will be eliminated tonight - Trump declares
Author: 0 ISIS will be eliminated tonight - Trump declares

With no signs of fighting Wednesday, however, the long-running battle to retake the group's last outpost in eastern Syria appeared to have reached its conclusion. there is a tiny spot which will be gone by tonight". For the past four years, US-led forces have waged a destructive campaign against the group. Reports suggest that when Baghouz falls, ISIS will be defeated.

World News Netanyahu: Iran has 'sensitive info' on rival
Author: 0 Netanyahu: Iran has 'sensitive info' on rival

Without providing any evidence or details, Netanyahu said Iran had gleaned "sensitive information". His comments, in a brief speech broadcast online from his official residence, brought a new level of vitriol to the election race. Netanyahu said there was more to be revealed about the contents of the ex-general's mobile phone. The spokesman went on to say that the Israeli and United States officials clumsily try to attribute any incident in the world to Iran using their propaganda tools.

World News Viktor Orban's Fidesz party suspended from European People's Party
Author: 0 Viktor Orban's Fidesz party suspended from European People's Party

The committee would be chaired by former European Council President Herman Van Rompuy, who would monitor the Hungarian party while its membership is frozen. Guy Verhofstadt, leader of the European parliament's liberal ALDE group said the compromise deal between the EPP and Fidesz, which avoided the Hungarian ruling party being kicked out altogether, was a "political ruse".

World News Man hijacks bus carrying pupils, sets it alight - English
Author: 0 Man hijacks bus carrying pupils, sets it alight - English

Driver Ousseynou Sy - a 47-year-old Italian citizen of Senegalese origin - explained under questioning that he wanted "to draw attention to the consequences of migration policies", according to his lawyer. Police investigate after an empty schoolbus crashed in the North Point district of Hong Kong on December 10, 2018. "He kept saying that people in Africa are dying and the fault is Di Maio and Salvini".

World News But a reporter says he raised the alarm mid-attack
Author: 0 But a reporter says he raised the alarm mid-attack

In a letter dated Monday and released on Tuesday, Representative Bennie Thompson urged the chief executives of Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc's Google, which owns YouTube , Twitter Inc and Microsoft Corp to more swiftly remove content that would spawn political extremism.

World News ‘Egg Boy’ to give fund to NZ mosque attack victims
Author: 0 ‘Egg Boy’ to give fund to NZ mosque attack victims

Seventeen-year-old Will Connolly became an internet favourite after his little act of protest. He's only 17 years old, but his actions have seen him get global support, even though it involved breaking a raw egg on an Australian senator's head as he addressed the media.

World News Hotel guests 'secretly filmed and live-streamed'
Author: 0 Hotel guests 'secretly filmed and live-streamed'

The site had more than 4000 members, including 97 who paid a US$44.95 monthly fee, according to CNN . The suspects nabbed in the disturbing scheme are accused of hiding mini cameras in TV sets, wall sockets and hairdyer holders in dozens of rooms at 30 hotels located in 10 South Korean cities, between November 24 and March 2, the Korea Herald reported .

World News Amber Alert canceled for 10-year-old girl
Author: 0 Amber Alert canceled for 10-year-old girl

Her father, Soloman Jaffri, was initially taken into police custody, but the charges were later dropped. The amber alert was initially issued for Idaho and OR, but it was later expanded to include Washington state. Alissa is white, 4 feet 10 inches tall, 80 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. The suspect and victim may be in a silver 2018 Nissan Sentra with Idaho plates, 1A909DF.

World News US Supreme Court to hear murder case after podcast
Author: 0 US Supreme Court to hear murder case after podcast

Under a 1986 Supreme Court precedent, people can not be excluded from serving on a jury due to their race based on the right to a fair trial under the US Constitution. Thomas wanted to know if the lawyer for inmate Curtis Flowers had made the same kind of decisions and if so, the race of struck jurors. The court record is unclear about the other trial.

World News Theresa May Asks EU To Delay Brexit Until June
Author: 0 Theresa May Asks EU To Delay Brexit Until June

Or do they not want to leave at all, causing potentially irreparable damage to public trust - not just in this generation of politicians, but to our entire democratic process? " It is high time we made a decision ", May said, telling Britons: "I am on your side".

World News Hero refugee chased gunman away from New Zealand mosque
Author: 0 Hero refugee chased gunman away from New Zealand mosque

A man is being hailed a hero for preventing more deaths after he picked up one of the Christchurch attacker's guns and confronted him. When he realised the mosque was being attacked, the 48-year-old ran towards the gunman, picking up a credit card machine as a makeshift weapon.

World News 45 rattlesnakes found under Texas home
Author: 0 45 rattlesnakes found under Texas home

The company said finding that many snakes at a house that "was nice and clean" and had a very well kept yard is unusual, but that snakes only care about surviving. Hawkins posted a video of him removing some of the rattlers, and they can be seen coiling and hissing at the disturbance. And it's as rattling as it sounds.

World News N.Korea's United Nations envoy heads home to meet leaders
Author: 0 N.Korea's United Nations envoy heads home to meet leaders

He made the comments in response to North Korea's criticism of the US' "gangster-like" demands on denuclearisation. I think those folks who thought it might be easy for us to get a deal don't understand the complexities of the issue. Bolton responded: "President Trump wants this threat resolved through negotiations". After exiting Hanoi, Trump had said that he could not agree to the North's request for a complete lifting of sanctions.

World News Holika Dahan 2019: Wishes, images, greetings, WhatsApp stickers, quotes & GIF images
Author: 0 Holika Dahan 2019: Wishes, images, greetings, WhatsApp stickers, quotes & GIF images

Another unusual form of Holi celebrated in north India is the " Latthmaar Holi " of Barsana in Uttar Pradesh. The ancient Hindu festival marks the welcoming of spring and a celebration of the triumph of good over evil. Holika Dahan 2019 is being celebrated today. Burn all negativity & bring all positivity in life. Wish you all a very Happy Holika Dahan! So, Stock Yourself for a Whole Year! We give you a collection of Holika Dahan messages and greetings, WhatsApp stickers, GIFs and ...

World News Pentagon releases possible cuts to pay for wall
Author: 0 Pentagon releases possible cuts to pay for wall

The Pentagon has not said which of the hundreds of projects on the list would be cut or delayed to build the wall. Last month, Trump declared a national emergency in an effort to build a wall at the US southern border after not being able to get funding approval from Congress .

World News Trump escalates feud with Kellyanne Conway's husband: 'A stone cold LOSER'
Author: 0 Trump escalates feud with Kellyanne Conway's husband: 'A stone cold LOSER'

He doubled down Wednesday morning. George Conway , who turned down a Justice Department job in June 2017, once went to bat for Trump to settle a dispute at the Trump World Tower in NY, where the Conways lived at the time. He described Trump's presidency as "maddening to watch" and said he himself tweets so he doesn't "end up screaming" at his wife about the president. While Kellyanne hasn't weighed in on her boss's tweet about her spouse and father of her four children, Twitter users ...

World News Electoral College ‘Far Better for the U.S.A.’ Than Popular Vote
Author: 0 Electoral College ‘Far Better for the U.S.A.’ Than Popular Vote

That's a solid win in everyone's book. "Last night, Elizabeth Warren suggested getting rid of the Electoral College ". The Electoral College should be abolished and instead the president chosen by a national vote, Sen. That idea has member states pledge their Electoral College votes to the victor of the national popular vote. Trump had this to say about the electoral college in 2012: it's "a disaster for a democracy".

World News Trump Rails Against ‘Discrimination’ of Conservatives
Author: 0 Trump Rails Against ‘Discrimination’ of Conservatives

Separately, the president's son Donald Trump Jr. wrote in the news outlet The Hill that tech firms are using a variety of tools to silence conservatives. "MAGA refers to Trump's 2016 campaign slogan, Make America Great Again", he said in a tweet . Scavino was flagged after he posted about how he nearly always reads comments on his Facebook page , responding "thank you" to many people who replied to that post.

World News Stomach Of Dead Whale Contained 'Nothing But Plastic'
Author: 0 Stomach Of Dead Whale Contained 'Nothing But Plastic'

A necropsy led to finding 88 lbs. of plastic in his stomach. The museum founder explained that whales "do not drink water from the ocean", and get all the "fresh water" they need from the food they consume, which explains why the whale was suffering from dehydration and starvation at the time of its death.

World News Australian NBA star Ben Simmons shows his support for Egg Boy
Author: 0 Australian NBA star Ben Simmons shows his support for Egg Boy

Will Connolly, who is now popularly known as " Egg Boy " for cracking an egg on the head of an Australian lawmaker, will donate money raised in his honor to the families and victims of the Christchurch mosque shooting . I think he's the wrong person to be in charge. Political leaders, including Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand and Scott Morrison, her Australian counterpart, have condemned the senator's statement.

World News Nirav Modi arrested in London, say British police
Author: 0 Nirav Modi arrested in London, say British police

It would seem that his arrest is on an extradition warrant, details of which would become clear when he appears before Westminster Magistrates' Court in London . According to reports, Nirav Modi appeared in court and refused consent to extradition. I-T Department had filed an application to seek permission from the special court as it had already published the auction notice.

World News Syrian refugee father and son buried as New Zealand funerals begin
Author: 0 Syrian refugee father and son buried as New Zealand funerals begin

He also accused Erdogan of betraying the promise of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk - the father of modern Turkey - who sought reconciliation between his country and those that fought against it during World War I. Australia introduced some of the world's toughest gun laws after its worst mass killing, the 1996 Port Arthur massacre where a lone gunman killed 35 people using a USA -made staple of mass shootings in that country - the semi-automatic AR-15, the same weapon used in the Christchurch ...

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