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People Trump and Romney friends again - on Twitter
Author: 0 Trump and Romney friends again - on Twitter

Orrin Hatch retiring at the end of the year, Romney is expected to easily win the seat due to his popularity in the state, much in part due to his faith as a devout Mormon. Romney said in June 2017 that he would have accepted the job if it had been offered, and that he and the president weren't as far apart on issues as he'd feared.

People Sturgeon: don't use Oxfam scandal to cut aid funding
Author: 0 Sturgeon: don't use Oxfam scandal to cut aid funding

British aid charity Oxfam said Tuesday (Feb 20) it was investigating 26 new cases of sexual misconduct, including 16 in its global operations, which had been reported since a scandal broke earlier this month over its handling of a 2011 case in Haiti.

People Yameen seeks approval to extend Maldives' state of emergency by 15 days
Author: 0 Yameen seeks approval to extend Maldives' state of emergency by 15 days

MPs loyal to the President voted to send the proposal to the national security committee for debate, with 38 out of 39 voting in favour. The statement expressed the government's disappointment at opposition MPs boycotting a vote on the move and said the disengagement of the opposition "will cripple the Parliament's ability to decide this issue".

People China furious after American 'steals terracotta warrior's thumb' at museum
Author: 0 China furious after American 'steals terracotta warrior's thumb' at museum

While there, Rohana allegedly used his mobile phone as a flashlight and took a selfie with one of the warriors before appearing to break something off it and walking out with it in his pocket. He has been released on a US$15,000 bail and has handed over his passport. Another friend said Rohana posted a photo of "a finger" from a terracotta warrior on his Snapchat account one day after the party.

People Gates To Plead Guilty To Fraud-Related Charges, People Familiar Say
Author: 0 Gates To Plead Guilty To Fraud-Related Charges, People Familiar Say

Gates and Manafort both pleaded not guilty to multiple charges in October including conspiracy against the USA, money laundering, acting as an unregistered foreign agent and failing to file reports on foreign bank and financial accounts. Sunday's report could put pressure on Manafort to reverse his not-guilty plea. Gates is expected to face "a substantial reduction in his sentence" for cooperation with the investigation, the source added.

People As Tripura Votes Tomorrow, Left Front's 25-Year Run Faces BJP Hurdles
Author: 0 As Tripura Votes Tomorrow, Left Front's 25-Year Run Faces BJP Hurdles

Voting in Tripura began at 7 am today. The ruling CPI-M has fielded 56 candidates, leaving one seat each to its Left Front partners - the Communist Party of India, Forward Bloc and Revolutionary Socialist Party . The BJP is contesting 51 seats and has left nine seats for ally IPFT . Of 60 seats, 20 are reserved for tribals and 10 for Scheduled Caste. There are 11 third gender voters.

People Stunned by Florida school massacre, US students demand tighter gun controls
Author: 0 Stunned by Florida school massacre, US students demand tighter gun controls

Within minutes of the president's posts on social media , those who oppose the administration made sure to give their thoughts, which quickly pushed back against the rhetoric coming from the White House. He also tweeted Friday that he was "working with Congress on many fronts", though he offered no details. "Maybe the adults have gotten used to saying, 'it is what it is, ' but if us students have learned anything, it's that if you don't study, you will fail".

Author: 0 Monster under our roof: Foster couple on Florida shooting gunman

The Snead couple have now revealed that they failed to see the dark side of Cruz, who gunned down 17 innocent individuals in a Valentine's Day rage. After his mother's death, Cruz initially stayed with one of her friends in Lantana, the Sneads said.

People George Christensen says he won't apologise for Facebook post
Author: 0 George Christensen says he won't apologise for Facebook post

Christensen's intensely lame post has been referred to both Queensland Police and the AFP , who are investigating. Christensen, whose National party is the junior partner in the government's ruling coalition, later deleted it but responded defiantly, saying: "I'm not going to be moralised to by these extreme greens who put the livelihoods, safety and lives of other people at risk".

People The History of Presidents' Day
Author: 0 The History of Presidents' Day

Martin Luther King Jr . In fact Congress passed a measure in the 1960's called the Uniform Monday Holiday Act to set a series of Mondays as Federal Holidays . Presidents' Day always falls on the third Monday in February. Today, Presidents' Day is considered a day to celebrate all American presidents, past and present.

People Violent brawls transform South Pacific trip into 'cruise from hell'
Author: 0 Violent brawls transform South Pacific trip into 'cruise from hell'

He added: "Women and children were getting pulled into the fights". "The ship's security team is applying our zero tolerance policy in the interests of the safety and comfort of other guests". "The captain said 'What do you want me to do about it: throw them overboard?'" "And unfortunately my children witnessed it and they're scared". She said security staff ended up "jumping" the family, and had no choice but to do so.

Author: 0 Feeling a lot more like Spring; both with temperatures and rain

Looks like rain will move in during the morning hours. So along with the above average temperatures expect a few showers as well. Another system approaches central and south Alabama next weekend, increasing our chance for rain. Temperatures will stay in the low to mid 50s Thursday before warming back around 60 Friday and into the weekend. The snow showers will continue to come to an end, and the rivers, creeks, and streams will continue to recede, as we head into Sunday .

People John Kelly, Chinese Officials Clash During Trump's China Visit
Author: 0 John Kelly, Chinese Officials Clash During Trump's China Visit

While U.S. officials, per custom for foreign trips, briefed their Chinese hosts on security protocols for the nuclear codes, "somebody at the Chinese end either didn't get the memo or made a decision to mess with the Americans anyway". "A USA official hurried into the adjoining room and told Kelly what was happening". The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the story.

People Kurdish YPG says three foreign members killed in Syria
Author: 0 Kurdish YPG says three foreign members killed in Syria

The agreement, supposedly brokered by Russian Federation, further complicates the conflict in Northern Syria as rivalries and alliances among Kurdish forces, the Syrian government, rebel factions, Turkey, the United States and Russian Federation become more entangled.

People Canada PM Justin Trudeau to visit Sabarmati Ashram in Gujarat today
Author: 0 Canada PM Justin Trudeau to visit Sabarmati Ashram in Gujarat today

Justin Trudeau visits Sabarmati Ashram, writes in visitors book: "A lovely place of peace, humility and truth, that is as needed today as it ever was". The lacklustre welcome comes against the backdrop of Trudeau fighting off disquiet in the Indo-Canadian community and concerns in India that his government is enabling pro-Khalistan elements.

People PM Modi meets ailing Goa CM Parrikar in Mumbai hospital
Author: 0 PM Modi meets ailing Goa CM Parrikar in Mumbai hospital

However, according to a senior official of the assembly the chief minister might not attend the assembly. Sources in the Goa BJP also said that Mr. Parrikar was not likely to attend the budget session. Mumbai: The condition of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar , who is being treated for mild pancreatitis, is fine and he is under observation, a source close to him said on Saturday.

People PTI confirms Imran's third marriage to Bushra
Author: 0 PTI confirms Imran's third marriage to Bushra

Khan, a cricketer turned politician, married Bushra Bibi (also known as Pinki Pir ) in a simple ceremony held in Lahore yesterday, PTI spokesman Fawad Chaudhry said in a tweet. Awn was also a witness in Khan's previous marriage to Reham Khan. Mufti Saeed who was also nikah khawan of that marriage had not commented when asked about the ceremony of November 2015.

People Latvia Anticorruption Agency Detains Central Bank Governor
Author: 0 Latvia Anticorruption Agency Detains Central Bank Governor

Latvia's anti-corruption agency has detained central bank Governor Ilmars Rimsevics, prompting calls for him to step aside while he is under investigation. Any connections to money laundering, experts said, will raise concerns of the risk of blackmail from Russian Federation, where the secret services and organised crime largely control the flow of illegal cross-border money transfers.

People Iran Sympathizes with Mexico over Deadly Helicopter Crash after Earthquake
Author: 0 Iran Sympathizes with Mexico over Deadly Helicopter Crash after Earthquake

Twelve people died at the scene of the crash in the southern state of Oaxaca and another person later died in hospital, the state prosecution service said. Navarrete and the defense department said they regretted the loss of life. Two people suffered fractures and non-life threatening injuries in Pinotepa Nacional.

People Calls for gun control grow louder after Florida shooting
Author: 0 Calls for gun control grow louder after Florida shooting

It was the 18th school shooting in America during 2018 alone, and is the second-deadliest in U.S. history, after the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary shooting. Kasky also called out politicians who take money from the NRA . "We are giving all our politicians a clean slate", he said, "and in the next election, we are saying if you are accepting money from the NRA, there is a badge of shame on you, because you are enabling things like this happen".

People Weekend Storm to Bring Minimal Amount of Snow to Shore
Author: 0 Weekend Storm to Bring Minimal Amount of Snow to Shore

Snow arrives 7-8 PM. For areas south and east, including our shore points and central/southern DE, this will be purely a rain event and some periods of heavier rain will be possible this evening and tonight . Because of the tight gradient in snowfall amounts, the weather service says any small shift in the track could change the expected snowfall. Any snow that did accumulate on the grass will quickly start to melt away as temperatures across the region head well above freezing.

People US Olympian Trolls Mike Pence In Social Media Post
Author: 0 US Olympian Trolls Mike Pence In Social Media Post

For Gus Kenworthy , there is a silver lining to breaking his thumb at the Olympics . Since the early stages of Team USA's preparations to go to South Korea , the two athletes have taken unprovoked shots at Pence , who was picked to lead the US delegation .

People Five killed in attack on church in Russian Federation
Author: 0 Five killed in attack on church in Russian Federation

Russian state news agency TASS spoke to a law enforcement source who said that "the unknown person opened fire on people celebrating Maslenitsa". Another five people were injured in the attack on the village of Kizlyar in the Muslim-majority republic of Dagestan, local news agencies reported .

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