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US introduces sanctions against 38 Russians and 15 entities

US introduces sanctions against 38 Russians and 15 entities The Trump administration on Friday sanctioned seven oligarchs with close ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin , including Putin's son-in-law and businessmen with links to the 2016 us presidential campaign, further widening the gap between Trump's rhetoric and actions towards Russia. [Full Article...]

Takfiri Militant Begin to Leave Douma in Eastern Ghouta

Takfiri Militant Begin to Leave Douma in Eastern Ghouta Fighters from the Jaish al-Islam group will leave Douma to north Syria , possibly to the city of Jarablus, controlled by Turkish-backed rebels, a Syrian opposition source close to talks held between the group and Russian Federation told Asharq Al-Awsat on Sunday. [Full Article...]

Robbery suspect accused of stuffing electronics in his trousers

Robbery suspect accused of stuffing electronics in his trousers He was later released. At around 4:30 p.m. on January 22, police were dispatched to Close Knit yarn and crafts store, at 1630 Orrington Ave., on a report of an armed robbery. Authorities were already on the scene and the situation was still developing, police reported in the message. A 19-year-old Milwaukee man faces almost $250,000 in fines and more than 100 years in prison, while a 28-year-o... [Full Article...]

Congress leaders Ashok Chavan, Sanjay Nirupam slam BJP chief

Congress leaders Ashok Chavan, Sanjay Nirupam slam BJP chief We are privileged to receive the blessings of people of all age groups, across all sections of society. He added that the party's history, its thought and its decision-making process show that "it is the only fully democratic party", without any dynasty, casteism and so on. [Full Article...]

Minnesota joins suit to remove citizenship question from 2020 census

Minnesota joins suit to remove citizenship question from 2020 census All U.S. residents are required under the U.S. Constitution to be counted every 10 years . A "who's who" of NY politics were also on hand at Tuesday's announcement to highlight how the census results determine where $700 billion of federal funding goes. [Full Article...]

Brazil's Lula Must Face Prison Term, says Supreme Court

Brazil's Lula Must Face Prison Term, says Supreme Court Rafael Guedes told journalists that the order will "put the spotlight even more on the ex-president". Maintaining his innocence, Lula has said that the charges are politically motivated to prevent him running for president again. Lula's original 9.5-year sentence was extended to 12 years by an appeals court in January. Experts say his chances of making it onto the ballot are slim to none - but s... [Full Article...]

Severe weather in South Arkansas' Friday forecast

Severe weather in South Arkansas' Friday forecast Isolated tornadoes are possible, especially for areas in the Lowcountry. Rain eases to showers overnight and Friday looks mainly dry through the Capital Region - a welcome break between systems. Partial clearing is in the cards for Sunday ahead of the next chance of rainfall arriving on Monday. At the very least, it should be much windier and chillier by Saturday morning. [Full Article...]

5.3 magnitude natural disaster strikes off southern California coast

Geological Survey. Eyewitness News viewers reported feeling shaking in downtown Los Angeles, Koreatown, West Los Angeles and Santa Monica. Jones, formerly of the USGS , described it as a "moderate"-size quake". A strong quake struck the Channel Islands region on Thursday afternoon and rattled much of Southern California. "Magnitude 5.3 is a size that happens on average about once a year in Sout... [Full Article...]

German court rejects extradition of Puigdemont on rebellion charge

German court rejects extradition of Puigdemont on rebellion charge Puigdemont was arrested on entering Germany last month on a Spanish-issued warrant. He has been ordered to stay in Germany while extradition proceedings continue. Lamela said Trapero and the three others carried out a "premeditated strategy that was perfectly coordinated" to help achieve secession during the lead-up to a banned independence referendum in Catalonia on October 1 and the day of the v... [Full Article...]

2018 hurricane forecasts point to slightly above average season

2018 hurricane forecasts point to slightly above average season The onslaught of storms left deep wounds across the Caribbean and southern United States that have not yet healed. There also is a 52 percent probability that a major hurricane will move into the Caribbean Sea during the 2018 season that begins June 1 and runs through November 30, said researchers at Colorado State's Tropical Meteorology Project. [Full Article...]

Is DACA Dead? Trump Administration Has Approved 55000 Applications This Year

Is DACA Dead? Trump Administration Has Approved 55000 Applications This Year Asked later if he wasn't the one who killed the programme, Trump stuck to blaming Democrats: "The Democrats have really let them down. With all of the money they make from the US, hopefully they will stop people from coming through their country and into ours, at least until Congress changes our immigration laws!" he tweeted . [Full Article...]

China to slap additional tariffs on $50bn of US goods

China to slap additional tariffs on $50bn of US goods Trump has so far dismissed these concerns, tweeting that a trade war would be "easy to win" for the United States . China will levy tariffs on 106 U.S. That's the thing about a trade fight: both sides gets hurt. The Ministry of Commerce (MOC) in a statement said that the US' move was "an evident violation" of rules of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). [Full Article...]

China's Defunct Space Station Meets A Fiery End Over The South Pacific

China's Defunct Space Station Meets A Fiery End Over The South Pacific The space station, with a volume of about 15 cubic meters, or 1/60th of the International Space Station, was launched at the end of September 2011 and was visited twice by astronauts in the following years. Debris from satellites, space launches and the International Space Station enters the atmosphere every few months, but only one person is known to have been hit by any of it: American woman Lot... [Full Article...]

Prince Philip admitted to hospital

The Duke of Edinburgh retired from public life last August, although he has appeared alongside the Queen at several events. The duke's hip problem forced him to miss the annual Maundy Service with the Queen last week which this year was staged at Windsor Castle's St George's Chapel. [Full Article...]

Prince Philip Recovering 'Satisfactorily' Following Successful Hip Replacement Surgery

Prince Philip Recovering 'Satisfactorily' Following Successful Hip Replacement Surgery The Duke has been suffering from a hip problem, due to which he was unable to attend Easter Service at Windsor Castle, held on April 1. Philip, or the Duke of Edinburgh as he is known in Britain, retired from public life last August, quipping at the time that he was no longer able to "stand up much". [Full Article...]

Active shooter reported at YouTube headquarters; hospitals report multiple victims

Active shooter reported at YouTube headquarters; hospitals report multiple victims Spokesman Brent Andrew says a 36-year-old man was in critical condition, a 32-year-old woman was in serious condition and a 27-year-old woman was in fair condition. "The fire alarm went off so we started to evacuate and then people (started) running saying there was a shooter". Now barricaded inside a room with coworkers. [Full Article...]

Trump sticks by EPA chief as lawmakers call for resignation

Trump sticks by EPA chief as lawmakers call for resignation Some automakers and other manufacturers on Monday made clear their belief that the EPA's ruling was the right one in order to keep vehicles affordable and let businesses - not bureaucrats - take the lead in determining how best to increase fuel economy standards and reduce pollution while protecting their own bottom lines. [Full Article...]

Russian Corporation Opens First Nuclear Plant in Turkey

Russian Corporation Opens First Nuclear Plant in Turkey As a raft of countries join together to punish Moscow, Erdogan says Ankara will not take similar measures and that the charge is "based on allegation". The project was launched with Erdogan declaiming "in the name of God!" and work immediately began on the site, with the first concrete pouring as celebratory fireworks were let off. [Full Article...]

Russian FM: Ex-Spy's Poisoning Is A Distraction From Brexit

Russian FM: Ex-Spy's Poisoning Is A Distraction From Brexit He said establishing its origin required "other inputs", some of them intelligence-based, that the Government has access to. Britain's defense laboratory acknowledged Tuesday it hasn't tracked down the source of the nerve agent that poisoned a Russian ex-spy, a statement the Kremlin said proved that British accusations of Moscow's involvement were baseless. [Full Article...]

Trump congratulates Egypt's al-Sisi on his election victory

Trump congratulates Egypt's al-Sisi on his election victory The NEA said the number of invalid ballots was 1,762,231 votes, amounting to 7.27 percent of the total votes. Mostafa Mousa, el-Sisi's only challenger, received just under 3% of the votes. The Trump administration on Monday congratulated President Abdelfattah al-Sisi of Egypt following his re-election. People who boycotted the election and cannot show a good reason for missing the vote could fac... [Full Article...]


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