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People Russian ex-spy, daughter still critically ill in mysterious United Kingdom incident
Author: 0 Russian ex-spy, daughter still critically ill in mysterious United Kingdom incident

Scotland Yard is yet to declare a terror incident but is keeping an "open mind" given the similarities with the assassination of ex-KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko in London. A UK Foreign Office representative later clarified those comments, stating that Johnson was referring to the UK's diplomatic representation at the event, rather than the English football team, which has qualified for the tournament.

People Xi praises CPC rule, says multi-party democracy promotes nasty competition
Author: 0 Xi praises CPC rule, says multi-party democracy promotes nasty competition

The Communist party announced on Feb 25 the end of the two-term limit for the president - and the parliament is expected to ratify the move. The limits have been in place since 1982. China has been the main target of Trump's anger over the USA trade deficit since his presidential campaign, but its steel and aluminium exports to the United States are minimal.

People Trump admin to allow elephant trophy imports on 'case-by-case' basis
Author: 0 Trump admin to allow elephant trophy imports on 'case-by-case' basis

An Interior Department spokeswoman said in a separate statement that secretary Ryan Zinke's and the president's positions on the issue have not changed. She added: "Elephants aren't meant to be trophies, they are meant to roam free". African elephants are now protected under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).

People Justice Department Sues State Of California Over Immigration Laws
Author: 0 Justice Department Sues State Of California Over Immigration Laws

Federal authorities said that evades common sense and has the potential to endanger communities in California and beyond. California Governor Edmund G. In a suit that was expected to be filed in federal district court in Sacramento, California, the Justice Department will allege that three recently enacted California laws intentionally obstruct enforcement of federal immigration law and harm public safety.

People Rajya Sabha adjourned for day amid ruckus
Author: 0 Rajya Sabha adjourned for day amid ruckus

The Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha could not transact any legislative business as the opposition members trooped into the well raising slogans against the government as soon as they met for the day. From the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) side, Vinay Sahasrabuddhe had given notice under the same rule for discussion on relatives of former Union Ministers allegedly found involved in scams.

People What Cochran's resignation means for his Mississippi Senate seat
Author: 0 What Cochran's resignation means for his Mississippi Senate seat

Because he consistently supported the policies of former US president Barack Obama , that's why. The retirement underscores the tenuous nature of Republican control of the Senate during the Trump administration, when their narrow margin has complicated efforts to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law, among other measures.

People Powerball ticket sold in Charlotte wins $1 million
Author: 0 Powerball ticket sold in Charlotte wins $1 million

More than 17,700 players in SC hold tickets for prizes from $4 up to $100,000. Players have 180 days from the date of the drawing to claim their prizes. The retiree told Lottery officials she said wanted to think about it and get her family finances in order before claiming the prize. Powerball is slightly better with odds of winning at one in 292 million.

People Revolutionary War-era shipwreck reappears off coast of Maine
Author: 0 Revolutionary War-era shipwreck reappears off coast of Maine

The 51-foot-long hull is believed to be from a late colonial or early post-colonial sloop , which means it would date from 1750 to 1850, said Leith Smith, a historical archaeologist with the Maine Preservation Commission. "We usually try to rebury it to protect and preserve it - we move the beach back over it", Bracy told the Globe. ME estimates that there are over 1,500 shipwrecks off the state's coast.

People Pak PM to receive guard of honour in Nepal
Author: 0 Pak PM to receive guard of honour in Nepal

Nepal is the current chair of the regional grouping. And it is the incoming visit since Nepal's new Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli took office last month. Both leaders discussed the issue of Kashmir and also shared views on progress of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Both sides discussed the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) as an important platform for exploring cooperation among regional countries in the interest of the people.

People Periyar statue vandalised in Vellore
Author: 0 Periyar statue vandalised in Vellore

Violence erupted in various parts of the country, including Tripura and West Bengal, after two statues of Russian communist revolutionary Vladimir Lenin were razed by the BJP activists in southern Tripura. This morning, Raja tendered an apology for the post but blamed it on the person who manages his FB account for without his consent. Miscreants hurled petrol bombs at the BJP office in Coimbatore early today but no one was injured, police said.

People Endangered tiger falls victim to brutal killing spree
Author: 0 Endangered tiger falls victim to brutal killing spree

There are believed to be lesser than 400 Sumatran tigers left in the entire world. "They insisted on killing the tiger", local conservation agency head Hotmauli Sianturi told AFP, adding that a conservation officer was blocked from preventing the death.

Author: 0 Chancellor confronts European Union over City Brexit deal

Financial services account for over a tenth of British economic output and the industry says it contributed 72.1 billion pounds ($100 billion) in corporate and employee taxes to the government a year ago. French economy minister Bruno Le Maire said there had to be a "good deal" with the United Kingdom, but the City of London and the financial sector would have to rely on an equivalence regime.

People Yo-Yo Ma performs for California siblings held captive
Author: 0 Yo-Yo Ma performs for California siblings held captive

The 17-year-old made the account during her years in captivity and sang songs on the channel that she wrote herself. One video shows the family's two dogs, dirt smeared on the walls, and clothes laying on the floor. They were arrested January 14 and held on $13 million bail each. All the children were hospitalized after being rescued from the home. All the children except for the youngest, a toddler, were severely malnourished, prosecutors said.

People Japanese volcano explodes in strongest eruption in years
Author: 0 Japanese volcano explodes in strongest eruption in years

Local authorities around the 1,421-metre volcano that straddles Miyazaki and Kagoshima prefectures on the southwestern Japan main island of Kyushu remained cautious against further large-scale eruptions. Japan, which sits on the Pacific "Ring of Fire", has 110 active volcanoes and is prone to earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. The maximum number of casualties due to volcanic disaster was reported in September 2014, when 63 people had died on Mount Ontake.

People Police involved in shooting situation in community of Clinton, Mo
Author: 0 Police involved in shooting situation in community of Clinton, Mo

The shooting is seven months to the day since Clinton officer Gary Michael was shot and killed in the line of duty . Two others were hurt in the shooting and treated for their injuries. One officer suffered non-life threatening injuries and the condition of the other was not immediately available, Fox 4 KC reported. Missouri Public Safety Chief of Operations Gregg Favre tweeted : "State and local resources are on this scene in Clinton, Missouri".

People Child marriage drops in South Asia leading to global decline
Author: 0 Child marriage drops in South Asia leading to global decline

South Asia has recorded the steepest decadal decline in child marriage - from 50% to 30% - mainly owing to progress on child marriage prevalence rates in India , which has registered a drop from 47% to 27% over this ten-year period, according to a report released Tuesday.

Author: 0 Early voting numbers up for both parties

Unsure of your upcoming state primary election? "So remember these are the primaries, so you're going to have to choose either the Republican or Democratic ballot", Sands said . Some voters do too. "Both of them exude an intelligent and level-headed pragmatism that will appeal to the moderate voters of this district, whose support Democrats will need if they're serious about defeating Culberson", the local paper wrote .

People Aid finally arriving in quake devastated PNG villages
Author: 0 Aid finally arriving in quake devastated PNG villages

The official number of fatalities has risen to 75, according to Reuters, with many forced to live in emergency shelters as many buildings that survived the quake are too unstable to live in. "At least 17 000 people or more than 3 000 households have become internally displaced", Udaya Regmi, the head of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in the country told dpa from Port Moresby.

People International Women's Day 2018: #PressforProgress
Author: 0 International Women's Day 2018: #PressforProgress

In light of the recent sexual assault cases that have plagued Hollywood, this seems to be the ideal theme for this year's International Women's Day. Internationally, purple is a colour that symbolizes women . According to the United Nations , International Women's Day started in America in 1909, when the Socialist Party of America took to the streets to honor garment workers who had protested against inhumane working conditions the year before.

People Australia, Timor-Leste sign maritime boundaries treaty
Author: 0 Australia, Timor-Leste sign maritime boundaries treaty

Ms Bishop said she looked forward to release of the UN Conciliation Commission's independent report and analysis of the options to develop Greater Sunrise. Last year, East Timor terminated a 2006 treaty with Australia that split revenue from the Greater Sunrise fields equally between the two nations, claiming the treaty was invalid because Australia allegedly bugged the East Timorese cabinet office during treaty negotiations.

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