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Russia's Foreign Minister accuses West of 'children's games'

Russia's Foreign Minister accuses West of 'children's games' Mr Lavrov claimed that British intelligence agencies could have been involved as part of efforts to distract public attention from the British government's hard talks to exit the European Union. He said he hoped Sergei Skripal would "also follow this example" and get better. The UK has said that Russian state involvement is the only plausible explanation for the attack, and has led a worldwide r... [Full Article...]

Spotify IPO: Swiss flag snafu marks first day of trading

Spotify IPO: Swiss flag snafu marks first day of trading Spotify's opening public price will be determined by buy and sell orders collected by the NYSE from broker-dealers, the exchange said. Thomas Farley, NYSE president, told CNBC on Tuesday that the exchange was "in no rush" to price Spotify's offering. [Full Article...]

Dutch lawyer is first sentenced in Mueller Russia probe

Trump is cooperating with Mueller's investigation, but has publicly bristled at the probe, which he has called a "witch hunt" meant to undermine his presidency. Lawyers for van der Zwaan - whose wife in the United Kingdom is pregnant - had asked the judge to impose no jail time and a fine. He allegedly lied to investigators about his last communications with Richard Gates, who was indicted in Octo... [Full Article...]

South Korean reporters clash with North Korean authorities over Pyongyang concert

South Korean reporters clash with North Korean authorities over Pyongyang concert North Korea's state-run news agency said that Kim was expected to watch Tuesday's joint performance, but he chose to watch Sunday's show because of his "hectic political events" scheduled for Tuesday. On Sunday , he clapped and laughed while watching South Korean pop singers, whose influence on North Korea's isolated populace his government has been trying to block. [Full Article...]

Two-day strike by French workers to disrupt train service

Two-day strike by French workers to disrupt train service His changes "will fix neither the debt issue or that of dysfunction in the railway system", they said in their strike announcement. At the Gare de Lyon station in eastern Paris, platforms were so packed that commuters spilled over onto the tracks as they waited for elusive trains. [Full Article...]

Dhoni receives Padma Bhushan, impresses all in army uniform

Dhoni receives Padma Bhushan, impresses all in army uniform Apart from Dhoni, multiple billiards world champion Pankaj Advani also received the award for his extraordinary achievements. Dhoni, an honorary lieutenant colonel , made sure he made the occasion more special by wearing the Territorial Army uniform during the award ceremony. [Full Article...]

Saudi Prince Says Israelis Have Right to 'Their Own Land'

Saudi Prince Says Israelis Have Right to 'Their Own Land' Bahram Qassemi, the representative of Iran's Foreign Ministry warned Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman "not to play with fire" and asked seasoned Saudi diplomats to teach some lessons to the "Inexperienced Prince". He described the Iranian leadership as worse than Hitler. "But God didn't ask us to do this, and the Prophet Muhammad did not ask us to do this". The rumors of covert relations hav... [Full Article...]

Taliban Impose Closure of 30 Schools in Afghan province

Taliban Impose Closure of 30 Schools in Afghan province He said he was aware of civilian casualties but could not provide details. The number of civilian casualties has risen to more than 50 following an Afghan air force attack on an alleged Taliban gathering in northern Afghanistan's Kunduz province. [Full Article...]

Netanyahu suspends Israel-UN deal on resettling African migrants

Netanyahu suspends Israel-UN deal on resettling African migrants The plan allowed for thousands of other African migrants to stay in Israel , but Netanyahu backtracked saying he would speak with residents of south Tel Aviv, where numerous migrants live. In his Facebook post, Netanyahu said that plan had fallen through because the New Israel Fund - a leftist organization critical of many of his policies - and "elements" within the European Union had brought... [Full Article...]

Prosecutors Reveal DOJ Gave Mueller Power To Probe Manafort Ukraine Ties

Prosecutors Reveal DOJ Gave Mueller Power To Probe Manafort Ukraine Ties The memo, dated August 2 2017, and signed by United States deputy attorney-general Rod Rosenstein , supplements a May 2017 appointment order directing Mueller to investigate possible co-ordination between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, as well as "any matters that arose or may arise directly" from his probe. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom hails 'extraordinary worldwide response' to spy poison case

United Kingdom hails 'extraordinary worldwide response' to spy poison case Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says the poisoning of Sergei Skripal could have been in Britain's interests. Britain has insisted the Russian government was behind the nerve-agent poisoning of the former Russian spy and his daughter March 4 in the English city of Salisbury, a charge the Russians vehemently deny. [Full Article...]

New book claims Kellyanne Conway is 'number one leaker' in White House

New book claims Kellyanne Conway is 'number one leaker' in White House President Trump and his counselor Kellyanne Conway at the White House in February. Although the biggest leaker may be Trump himself, expect no such accountability: In a White House defined by sycophantic personality, only one can gush the "greatest" leaks America has ever seen. [Full Article...]

Notre Dame Wins Women's Basketball National Championship

Notre Dame Wins Women's Basketball National Championship Ogunbowale's a late rescuing jump shot, with 0.1 seconds left, crowned Notre Dame their first women's NCAA championship since 2001 and only the second in history. With only seven healthy scholarship players left, the Irish rallied from second-half deficits in the last three NCAA games. Notre Dame players, from left, Katie Cole, Kristina Nelson, and Mychal Johnson laugh as they are handed a phone... [Full Article...]

Parkland students return to new atmosphere after rallies, spring break

Parkland students return to new atmosphere after rallies, spring break After a mass shooting on February 14 killed 17 people at the school, increased security precautions are being taken to ensure no acts of gun violence occur in the future. Some even tweeted photos directly at Florida Senator Marco Rubio . But many students, some of whom have become leaders in a nationwide effort to achieve gun control reform, weren't impressed with the policy. [Full Article...]

Mexican government says discussed migrants with U.S. homeland security secretary

Mexican government says discussed migrants with U.S. homeland security secretary They are next headed to Veracruz state, mostly traveling by bus. As night fell, the migrants, many with children, lit fires to cook their meager rations. The caravan of about 1,100 people is now in Oaxaca , Mexico , about 420 miles from their starting point. "Under no circumstances does the Mexican government promote irregular migration", the Interior Ministry statement said. [Full Article...]

Malaysia's super strict "fake news" law can't seem to define "fake news"

Malaysia's super strict She tweeted, "PIB Accreditation Guidelines asking Press Council of India & News Broadcasters Association to define & act against "fake news" have generated debate". Cong asked who will determine if a reported news item is "fake" and showed apprehension that rules might be misused to harass reporters. The PMO said the matter would be addressed to the Press Council of India. [Full Article...]

Jonny Bairstow believes England can win Christchurch Test against New Zealand

He's trying some different things as well, he's trying to positive when he goes into the nets, and I think we just saw a little bit of that today. But the Black Caps dug deep, not interested in chasing down the 382 needed for victory, frustrating England to beat the tourists in a series for the first time since 1999. [Full Article...]

Caste protests kill 8 in India

Caste protests kill 8 in India As the day began, protests were peaceful, but they quickly turned violent, with local media reporting clashes between police and protesters in Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and elsewhere. A group of about 2,000 people disrupted trains at the Hapur station as well, disrupting the movement of many goods trains, railway officials added. [Full Article...]

Scientists Revisit Old Theory Regarding Microbial Life on Venus

Scientists Revisit Old Theory Regarding Microbial Life on Venus The absorption of sunlight may actually extend to much longer wavelengths based on muted contrasts observed by Akatsuki, which is consistent with the albedo variation with wavelength. In a new study published in the journal Astrobiology , the researchers theorize that these dark patches may be alien microbial life akin to similar species here on Earth. [Full Article...]

Space lab mostly burned up over S. Pacific: China

Space lab mostly burned up over S. Pacific: China Officials at the Joint Force Space Component Command said the satellite re-entered after 7 p.m. CT. At last, the out-of-control Chinese space station Tinagong-1 has made its fall down on Earth. "They returned with the asset in one piece". Researchers had been closely monitoring the Tiangong-1 for months as Earth's gravity pulled it lower and lower in its orbit. [Full Article...]


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