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Countries to Sign Trans Pacific Trade Deal in Chile

Countries to Sign Trans Pacific Trade Deal in Chile While six of the 11 participating countries still have to ratify the trade pact, having all member nations signing on has been heralded as an important step in the deal's implementation. Signed yesterday (8 March ) in Chile, the landmark move was made on the same day US President Donald Trump signed tariffs on steel and aluminium imports. [Full Article...]

All women crew to run Hyderabad's Vidyanagar MMTS station

All women crew to run Hyderabad's Vidyanagar MMTS station Posts of the station master, booking clerk, health worker, points staff and sub-staff, and other technical positions at the station have been donned by female personnel. Mr. Jain added that train No. 11029 DN Koyna Express and train no. 11008 UP Deccan Express will permanently have women ticket-checking staff from Thursday. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom police: 21 people sought treatment after ex-spy poisoning

United Kingdom police: 21 people sought treatment after ex-spy poisoning The Prime Minister has spoken to recognise DS Bailey's courage, saying "the events of Sunday are a stark reminder, if ever one was needed, of the risky situations our emergency services face, and the dedication and courage they display every day in order to keep us safe". [Full Article...]

Suspect in Clinton police officer's killing was ex-convict

Suspect in Clinton police officer's killing was ex-convict Sgt. Bill Lowe with Missouri State Highway Patrol spoke at a news conference around 1 a.m . "We are praying and ask that each of you pray for all involved and especially for the family of the officer who was killed in the line of duty this evening". [Full Article...]

Will the secret Seychelles meeting be what brings down Trump?

Will the secret Seychelles meeting be what brings down Trump? Mueller's investigation: examining Russian interference during the 2016 presidential campaign", says the "Times ". Nader attended a December 2016 meeting in NY between Emirati officials and members of Trump's inner circle, and another in January 2017 in the Seychelles islands between the Emiratis and Erik Prince , a Trump associate. [Full Article...]

NC ex-officer charged after body camera video leaks

NC ex-officer charged after body camera video leaks Christopher William Hickman, who resigned from the Asheville Police Department in January , is facing charges of felony assault by strangulation and misdemeanor assault inflicting serious injury and communicating threats in connection to the august 25 incident, the Buncombe District Attorney's Office announced Thursday . [Full Article...]

China has set its 2018 growth target at "around 6.5%"

China has set its 2018 growth target at The 13th National People's Congress opened its first session Monday in Beijing , kicking off a series of the national legislature's most important meetings. But US military officials claim "hundreds" of surface-to-air missiles, airbases and naval ports have been built on seven artificial islands in the disputed area by Beijing . [Full Article...]

Mark Your Calendar: Manafort Fraud Trial Set for July

Mark Your Calendar: Manafort Fraud Trial Set for July Prosecutors asked for the trial to come before a related trial Mr. Manafort is set to face in Washington in September, while Mr. Manafort requested a November date. Jurors will hear from 20 to 25 witnesses over a trial that will last eight to 10 days, prosecutors said. Manafort is charged in Washington with making false statements about his foreign lobbying work, which he primarily did for Ukrai... [Full Article...]

SC restores Hadiya's marriage, strikes down Kerala HC order

SC restores Hadiya's marriage, strikes down Kerala HC order A three-judge Bench, headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra , gave the ruling after NIA lawyer Maninder Singh told the Supreme Court that the agency's probe had nearly been concluded. Appearing for the NIA, lawyer Maninder Singh had submitted to the Supreme Court that the probe has nearly been completed. Hadiya's father, KM Ashokan, has refused to give up , and cited the NIA continuing the probe ... [Full Article...]

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives Nigeria

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives Nigeria In his speech on Tuesday at George Mason University, Mr Tillerson said the USA has "a longstanding partnership with Kenya". Tillerson says the United State's free market philosophy makes it open to other countries investing in Africa. "But the main focus is to talk to the government", Yamamoto said. His itinerary includes a meeting with the leadership of the African Union Commission, which i... [Full Article...]

The EU wants to boost gender equality in the ICT industry

The EU wants to boost gender equality in the ICT industry It was declared and organized by the Socialist Party of America by the suggestion of Theresa Malkiel. Since the start of my tenure previous year, I have set change in motion at United Nations headquarters, in our peacekeeping missions and in all our offices worldwide. [Full Article...]

Smerconish: Trump faces 'real legal dilemma' over Stormy Daniels' lawsuit

Smerconish: Trump faces 'real legal dilemma' over Stormy Daniels' lawsuit Cohen didn't immediately respond to an email sent to the Trump Organization after regular business hours seeking comment on the lawsuit . She alleges that the agreement she signed days before the 2016 presidential election, which prevented her from discussing the alleged sexual encounters, is "null and void and of no consequence" because Trump didn't personally sign it. [Full Article...]

Trump Says US Working To Counteract Russian Election Interference In 2018 Midterms

Trump Says US Working To Counteract Russian Election Interference In 2018 Midterms Trump again said he believes Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 race, but he again said other countries or individuals also could have tried to interfere. "I read where, 'gee, maybe people don't want to work for Trump.' Believe me, everybody wants to work in the White House", he said. But he said the administration's approach was "a little too broad and more prone to retaliation". [Full Article...]

Aldon Smith Surrenders To Sfpd After Allegations Of Domestic Violence

Aldon Smith Surrenders To Sfpd After Allegations Of Domestic Violence According to records on the San Francisco Police Department web site, a warrant for Smith's arrest was issued Monday in connection with domestic violence allegations from Smith's fiancee. Smith reached the National Football League in 2011 after being selected seventh overall by the 49ers. Two days later, Smith resurfaced when he turned himself into a San Francisco jail on Tuesday, according to ... [Full Article...]

We're ready to fight any midterm election meddling

We're ready to fight any midterm election meddling Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven had a message for US President Donald Trump: Tariffs will hurt everyone in the long run. " We haven't been given credit. Trump didn't seem alarmed by the possibility of an escalating trade war: "We'll have to see; when we're behind on every single country, trade wars aren't so bad, do you understand what I mean by that?" "They're going to a paper backup",... [Full Article...]

What Is The Age Of Consent In France? Sexual Violence Prompts Rethink

What Is The Age Of Consent In France? Sexual Violence Prompts Rethink However, adult sex with a minor younger than 15 is classified as sexual assault or molesting, punishable by up to five years in prison, compared with 20 years in prison for rape. She said: "We want to fix an age in the law below which it's always forbidden to have sex with children, with young girls, below which it's always considered as a rape". [Full Article...]

French FM faces criticism on Iran visit

French FM faces criticism on Iran visit Iran's defense program is not the business of any country including France, a senior adviser to Iran's Supreme Leader said here on Saturday. He added that Le Drian should adopt a less critical approach towards Iran if France hopes to strengthen relations between the two countries. [Full Article...]

Former Russian spy critically ill after exposure to substance in UK

Former Russian spy critically ill after exposure to substance in UK Police said the substance would be destroyed, along with the protective suits. Following his arrest in Moscow in December 2004, Skripal confessed he had been recruited by British special services in 1995 and was feeding them information about Russian agents in Europe, receiving over $100,000 for his services. [Full Article...]

West Virginians Raise More than $200000 to Support Striking Teachers

West Virginians Raise More than $200000 to Support Striking Teachers Greg Boso of Nicholas introduced the amendment to lower the raise, which the full Senate adopted by a vote of 19-15. West Virginia lawmakers are set to start addressing differences in pay raise bills for striking teachers. The current impasse stands in contrast to the optimism felt last Tuesday when union leaders said the strike was ending, after Gov. Justice announced his support for the rais... [Full Article...]

Karti uses legal acumen to dodge CBI questionnaire in INX Media case

Karti uses legal acumen to dodge CBI questionnaire in INX Media case Meanwhile, investigators are trying to build a watertight case against Karti; the confessions of the Mukerjeas-Peter and Indrani, the then owners of INX Media-will play a major role in determining the fate of the criminal case against Karti Chidambaram. [Full Article...]


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