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United Kingdom abandons bid for immediate return of fisheries control after Brexit

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European Union diplomats and officials say a deal on the transition, a key issue for British business, is close to agreement after negotiations through the weekend. The government seem to have disregarded them on the length of the transition period. Britain agreed to a contentious "backstop solution" which would keep Northern Ireland signed up to European Union rules in order to avoid a hard border with the Republic of Ireland, said the deal. Read More »

Ek Do Teen from 'Baaghi 2'

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On being a part of the song, Jacqueline mentions that she feels honoured giving this tribute to Madhuri Dixit Nene. After seeing the teaser, we were really waiting to see the whole song. But she is no Madhuri Dixit. She added, "We are honestly here as big fans of their work and more than anything, this is honestly a tribute to the unbelievable, iconic number that they gave to us". Read More »

Bomb threats received at hundreds of schools and colleges across the UK

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More than 400 schools and colleges around England have received hoax bomb threats, leaving hundreds of schoolchildren forced to evacuate school buildings across the country. A later tweet read: "A handful of reports that schools have been evacuated". "The police then contacted the school, confirmed it was a malicious hoax and that we were safe to return to our school". Read More »

Nine-year-old USA boy kills sister, 13, over video game

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The boy then opened fire, striking his sister in the back of the head. Cantrell said the bullet penetrated the girl's brain. Such accidents are not rare in the United States, where the debate on gun control rages on. I do know it's a tragedy". "This is all new ground for us, we've never dealt with a kid shooting a kid at age nine". We want to make sure we're doing everything correctly. Read More »

Myanmar leader welcomed to Australian Parliament House

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ASEAN chair and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said that although he was unaware of security threats stemming from the Rakhine crisis, the latter has the potential to bear security consequences regionally and that terrorism "cannot [be ruled] out and which you must keep on the watch-out for". Read More »

United flight diverted because pet 'mistakenly' put on plane

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The incident outraged fellow dog owners alike at the Austin Bergstrom-International Airport. It would explicitly ban placing pets in overhead bins and ensure reasonable access to food and water, among other measures. The bill is called Welfare of Our Furry Friends Act, or WOOFF. Once located, Irgo was examined by a vet in Japan and is set to be flown by private charter from Narita, Japan to Wichita, Kansas on Thursday. Read More »

Bushfires Rage Across Parts Of Southeast Australia

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Despite the damage, authorities said there were no reports of serious injuries or deaths. In NSW, the Rural Fire Service issued an emergency warning midafternoon after the fire crossed the Bega River and headed towards properties around Thompson Drive, Tathra. Read More »

Fodder scam - Dumka Treasury: Lalu Yadav again found guilty, Jagannath…

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A special CBI court on January 24 sentenced Prasad and Mishra to five years in jail in a fodder scam case related to fraudulent withdrawal of ₹37.62 crore from the Chaibasa treasury. Jagannath Mishra gets four years in jail. He was convicted in the fodder scam for illegally withdrawing Rs 89.27 lakh from Deogarh treasury over 2 decades ago in December previous year. Read More »

Britain accuses Russian Federation of secretly stockpiling nerve agent

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Britain's government said the move was expected, and that it doesn't change the British conviction that Russian Federation was behind the poisoning of ex-agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter in the British city of Salisbury. Prime Minister Theresa May said Britain will consider further retaliatory steps in the coming days alongside its allies. Russia's Foreign Ministry claimed that its actions came "in response to the provocative actions of the British side and groundless accusations" ... Read More »

Southeast Asia leaders urge tough stance on North Korea

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Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said Myanmar's leader, Aung San Suu Kyi , addressed the matter "comprehensively" in meetings Sunday. Lee Hsien Loong said the ASEAN and Australian leaders hope these steps will contribute toward lasting peace and stability. Read More »

'S. Korea Confident of US' Commitment to Troop Presence'

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After a high-level meeting between North Korea and Sweden in Stockholm, another official from Pyongyang flew to Finland for quasi-official talks with a US and South Korean delegation. That followed three days of talks between North Korean and Swedish foreign ministers on security on the Korean peninsula. Mr Trump accepted on the spot, catching his own top advisers off guard. Read More »

'I don't think he ran against me the entire time'

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Pelosi also wasn't phased by the prospect of more Democratic candidates saying they won't support her ultimately impacting her ability to remain as leader of the caucus. "We're going to win a lot of seats and that's going to be good for the American people". "They're coming after me because of my city, and they're against LGBT, and they're against poor children", she added. Read More »

Congress plenary authorises Rahul Gandhi to constitute CWC

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The other refused to answer the question, saying, "I have done the puja, now you will become the PM". One said, "Let us do these rituals but you understand that God is everywhere". "The party will have to change the way it functions and break the walls that separate leaders from the youth", Mr. Gandhi said. The senior leaders were shifted down from the main dais to a common row-wise seating arrangement. Read More »

Exodus From Eastern Ghouta as Syrian Army Appears to Near Victory

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The UN office for humanitarian affairs (OCHA) said in a statement on Thursday conditions for those remaining in eastern Ghouta were "dire". " Afrin city centre is under control as of 8:30 this morning", Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told a rally commemorating the World War One Gallipoli campaign, adding that Turkish and Free Syrian Army flags had been raised in the town centre. Read More »

Parliament adjourned for the day

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However, the Speaker may not take up the matter if the opposition protests continue in the House. The Rajya Sabha's proceedings were abruptly adjourned soon after it met, following a brief argument between the Chairman and some Congress members. Read More »

Explosion injures 2 in Texas

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The first bombing on March 2 killed Anthony Stephan House , a 39-year-old black man. "That changes things in that our safety message to this point has been involving the handling of packages and telling communities 'do not handle packages, do not pick up packages, do not disturb packages.'" Manley said . Read More »

Putin's huge victory deflates, divides Russian opposition

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Mr Putin, speaking after winning a new term in a presidential election, said Russian Federation did not possess the military nerve agent British officials say was used in the attack , and if that toxin had been used, more people would have fallen victim. Read More »

CBS Sports: 'Kansas doesn't beat Seton Hall without Udoka Azubuike'

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He played just three minutes in the opener but Kansas had no problems beating Penn. Carrington kept pouring in shots for Seton Hall , but the Jayhawks kept making foul shots to seal the win. Khadeen Carrington finished with 28 points, many of them on 3-pointers in the closing minutes, and Myles Powell added 14 as the pair of guards tried in vain to keep Seton Hall alive. Read More »

Syria Army in Control of 70% of Eastern Ghouta

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The eastern Ghouta region was one of the hubs of the uprising against President Bashar Assad in 2011 and was quickly targeted for siege, mass arrests, and extrajudicial killings by security forces. But a general evacuation of civilians and rebels was not on the table, he said. More than 60 died in Kafr Batna, where the Observatory said incendiary weapons were used. Read More »

Trump's Feuds With Mueller, McCabe Boil Over

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The salvo was the latest in a growing confrontation over Mr Mueller's investigation, which is probing whether Mr Trump's campaign colluded with Russian attempts to sway the 2016 election in his favour, but also whether the president sought to obstruct justice. Read More »

Vladimir Putin wins another six years at Russia's helm in landslide victory

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Sunday's election was the first presidential vote on the Crimean peninsula since Moscow annexed the territory from Ukraine in 2014, prompting a further decline in Russia's relations with the West. Putin hesitated for a moment, then said: "Any amount of votes that gives me the right to perform the role of the president". "It's a holiday... one that's important for me and my family and my country". Read More »

Britain Accuses Russia Of Stockpiling Novichok Nerve Agent

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He said: 'We actually have evidence within the last 10 years that Russian Federation has not only been investigating the delivery of nerve agents for the purposes of assassination, but has also been creating and stockpiling Novichok'. The British Council said in a statement it is "profoundly disappointed" at its pending closure. With Russian help, Syrian forces have stepped up their offensive on rebel-held areas in recent days, leaving many dead. Read More »

Revellers feared injured as man drives vehicle into busy Kent nightclub

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According to police, the suspect is believed to have been asked to leave the club earlier in the evening "following an altercation". Officers were called to Queen Street in Gravesend at 11.47pm on Saturday following the incident. In a statement, Blake's nightclub thanked the "heroic actions" of door staff and guests who it said apprehended the man "before further harm was caused". Read More »

Putin wins fourth term with 73.9% of vote

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Putin's ability to confront the West has increased after President Donald Trump's election exposed fault lines between the USA and Europe and the U.K.'s vote to leave the European Union, said Roderic Lyne, former British ambassador to Russian Federation. Read More »

AIIMS doctors killed in Yamuna e-way crash

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Between August 9, 2012, when the expressway became operational, and December 31 of that year, as many as 33 people had died in 280 accidents. The deceased have been identified as lady doctors Dr Yashprit (25) and Dr Hembala (about 25), and Dr Harshad (35). Read More »

Vladimir Putin to Lead Russia for Another 6 Years

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Another term will take him to almost a quarter century in power - a longevity among Kremlin leaders second only to Soviet dictator Josef Stalin . And on election day, it was clear that there were efforts to encourage turnout, although it was unclear if they were officially supported. Read More »

More snow falls as 'mini beast from the east' sweeps in

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It will stay windy, and it will stay very cold indeed. The Met Office have issued a "Yellow Warning of Snow and Ice" after snow fell in Andover again last night and with further expected today (Sunday ). He said: "We don't expect anything like the same impact as a result of it, although there will be some snow about". An amber snow warning remains in force in Cornwall, Devon and South Wales, where the Met Office says communities could become cut off and motorists stranded. Read More »

India must recognise, tackle problems in Kashmir, says ex-PM Manmohan Singh

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Recently, in a television interview, PM Modi said even selling pakodas is a form of employment as the person earns Rs 200 at the end of the day. That certainly is not acceptable to us. India must recognise the "problems in Kashmir " and ensure that these problems are "tackled and sorted", Singh is reported to have said. "And that is unthinkable", he said. Read More »

Russians vote as Vladimir Putin seeks tighter grip on power

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Suggestions by Russia's ambassador to the European Union that the poisoning could have been carried out by Britain were dismissed as "satirical". Vladimir Chizhov told the BBC's Andrew Marr Show that Russian Federation had "nothing to do" with the poisoning in Salisbury of Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia. Read More »

SA leaders look to life beyond election

When asked what his next movements would be, Mr Xenophon said he would spend a period away from the public eye. "SA Best will have a presence in the South Australian parliament and that's a good thing for democracy in this state", Mr Xenophon said. Read More »

John Goodman, Fred Armisen make surprise appearances in cold open

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Tonight's guest host and SNL alumnus Bill Hader was also on as Anthony Scaramucci , who kept frustrating himself by making on-the-record comments right next to Fred Armisen's Michael Wolff . Wolff was skewered for his boasting about his access to the White House and questions about some of the sensational claims in his recent book " Fire and Fury " about chaos behind-the-scenes of the Trump administration. Read More »

India clinches Nidahas Trophy in last-ball thriller

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He then made six runs of next three balls, by hitting four runs off the last ball of Rubel's over. Experienced batsman Karthik then joined Shankar and guided India to victory. India needed 5 off the last ball and it was DK who cleared the ropes to help India lift the Nidahas Trophy. He then smoked the fast-bowler for a four and a six in the next two balls to milk 22 in the over and bring the equation down to 12 off 6 balls. Read More »

US Powerball jackpot climbs to $455 million for Saturday drawing

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That's because one winning ticket was sold in Saturday's massive Powerball jackpot - and it was sold somewhere in the Keystone State. The winning numbers were 22, 57, 59, 60, 66 and Powerball 7. The ticket sold in Texas won a $2 million prize because it included a Power Play option, it said . There were other tickets that scored big payouts, too. Read More »

United Kingdom to consider next step after Russian Federation announces expulsion of British diplomats

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The spy, Sergei Skripal , and his daughter, Yulia Skripal, were found unresponsive on a park bench in the cathedral city of Salisbury, England, after being attacked on March 4. Britain blames Russian Federation for the nerve-agent attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter, who were found unconscious in the British city of Salisbury on March 4 and remain in critical condition. Read More »

Heavy Snow To Hit Parts Of The Country This Weekend

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Don't be fooled by the bright evening - things are set to take a turn. . AA Roadwatch are advising drivers that secondary routes are badly affected throughout east this morning so to take extreme care when taking to the roads. Kildare routes are still seeing heavy snow including on the M7 and gardai are advising against any unnecessary journeys. Iarnrod Eireann is also expecting delays of up to 45 minutes on the Dublin-Sligo route and DART services, with Dublin City Council and local ... Read More »

Russian Federation has been stockpiling nerve agent used on former spy

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It ordered the diplomats to leave within a week. The Skripals remain in critical condition. Tests to independently verify the British findings are expected to take at least two weeks, Britain's Foreign Office said. Western powers see the poisoning of the Skripals as the latest sign of increasingly aggressive Russian interference in foreign countries. President Vladimir Putin is widely expected to win a fourth term. Read More »

Tillerson's Exit Could Doom the Iran Nuclear Deal

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While Iran has reaped massive economic benefits from the accord, notably by being able to resume oil exports, it is still constrained by U.S. sanctions in other areas. Hook said USA concerns not covered by the deal include Tehran's ballistic missiles, its presence in Lebanon, backing for Hezbollah, cyberattacks and "maritime aggression", as well as the powerful Revolutionary Guard Corps that the United States says is behind much of the Mideast's destabilization. Read More »

Storms that form later Sunday could become severe

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Scattered storms will keep moving east across the northern half of North Texas perhaps moving through the DFW area anywhere from 4 p.m.to 7 p.m. Storms will be spotty, so there's no guarantee for everyone. Monday: This day will likely be the most active stormy day in the extended outlook. There remains a "Slight Risk" for large hail and damaging winds south of this line. Read More »

Pentagon releases names of 7 airmen killed in crash in Iraq

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Officials have said there were no indications the helicopter had been shot down. President Donald Trump offered his condolences to the families Friday morning. Two US officials, speaking on condition of anonymity and citing initial reports, said on Thursday the aircraft crashed near al-Qaim, a town in Anbar province close to the Syrian border. Read More »

Turkey's Erdogan says Afrin under 'total' control

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The General Staff of Turkey announced on March 13 about complete encirclement of Afrin by the Turkish Armed Forces and Free Syrian Army. "We reached the army and didn't find that, but now we're basically living in a camp", he told AFP . Read More »

Russian Federation vows to respond to Britain over spy attack

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Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov responded saying Johnson's claims violated all rules of diplomatic protocol. "But London must understand that this will not do anything, it is useless to talk with Russian Federation with such methods", Dzhabarov was quoted as saying by the state news agency RIA Novosti. Read More »

Auto ramming attack kills two Israelis

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From 1979 through 2016, the number of Israeli settlements established in the West Bank reached over 200. I send a warm embrace of comfort and strength to the families of those killed and we pray for the speedy recovery of the wounded. "This heroic and courageous operation underscores our people's insistence on pursuing the path of resistance", a statement published by Hamas said. Read More »

UK Has Evidence Russia Stockpiling Novichok for 10 Years - Foreign Ministry

The Czech Republic, Slovakia and Sweden on Saturday all rejected a suggestion by Zakharova that the nerve agent might have originated in their countries. On March 12, Prime Minister Theresa May claimed it was "highly likely" that Russian Federation was to blame, after Britain identified the substance as a type of nerve agent developed by the Soviet military. Read More »

Shooting Reported at Oaks Mall in Thousand Oaks, California

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One person is confirmed dead and another injured after a shooting at a mall in Thousand Oaks, California , the VC Star reports. According to the Ventura County Sheriff's Office, this incident appears to be a case of domestic violence as the victim, a 30-year-old woman from Thousand Oaks, and the suspect, a 33-year-old man from Los Angeles, are a divorced couple with two children. Read More »

Saftu welcomes Zuma prosecution as an 'epic victory'

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Abrahams said he had notified Zuma in writing through his lawyers about the decision. He stated in his announcement that Zuma's representations had not been enough for him to avoid his day in court, adding that he would be facing 16 charges which included racketeering, corruption, fraud and money laundering. Read More »