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People Britain, EU agree to terms on Brexit transition plan
Author: 0 Britain, EU agree to terms on Brexit transition plan

The sides will tackle the conundrum again in a series of meetings in six meetings planned until mid-April. European Union leaders are expected to endorse plans for the transition when they meet in Brussels on Thursday and Friday, clearing the way for detailed talks on a future trade relationship.

People VHP's Ram Rajya Rath Yatra reaches Tirunelveli amid opposition from some parties
Author: 0 VHP's Ram Rajya Rath Yatra reaches Tirunelveli amid opposition from some parties

This rath-yatra could cause similar communal strife and must be prevented entry into Tamil Nadu , said four independent MLAs in the state Assembly, including Tamimum Ansari and actor Karunas, Monday morning. When the Congress leader K.R. Ramasami sought to raise the issue, Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam said the Congress members should keep in mind that Congress-ruling Karnataka and Communist-ruling Kerala had also granted permission for the yatra .

People Trump Resumes Attack on Russia Probe
Author: 0 Trump Resumes Attack on Russia Probe

They also exulted in the firing of FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe , once a leader of the bureau's investigation into Democrat Hillary Clinton's email practices. Coupled with past reports that Trump has indeed mused about igniting the process to fire Mueller, Senate Republicans expressed little concern - even as the president embarked on a slew of firings across his administration.

People Russia's presidential elections happening Sunday
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He said others would face punishment in the future under the new sanctions law "to hold Russian government officials and oligarchs accountable for their destabilizing activities". critical infrastructure sectors, including the energy, nuclear, commercial facilities, water, aviation, and critical manufacturing sectors", a Treasury Department statement said.

People Sarkozy questioned by police over ties to Gadhafi
Author: 0 Sarkozy questioned by police over ties to Gadhafi

Mr Sarkozy is being held in the police judiciaire offices in western Paris suburb Nanterre and can be held for 48 hours. Alleged payments would also violate French laws on foreign financing and declaring the source of campaign funds.

People Indians kidnapped by Islamic State in Mosul are dead: Sushma
Author: 0 Indians kidnapped by Islamic State in Mosul are dead: Sushma

Clarifying her stand, Swaraj said, "We had been saying that we neither have the evidence of them being alive nor the evidence of them being dead". Search operations led to a mound in Badush where local residents said bodies had been buried by the Islamic State group, Ms Swaraj said.

People Trump plans to hit China with $60 bn in annual tariffs
Author: 0 Trump plans to hit China with $60 bn in annual tariffs

On Monday, US retailers voiced concern that Trump's plan for tariffs on Chinese goods will result in higher consumer prices. This would be considerably different from the quick implementation of the steel and aluminum tariffs , which are set to go into effect on March 23, just 15 days after President Donald Trump signed the proclamations.

People Xi greets Putin on election as Russian president
Author: 0 Xi greets Putin on election as Russian president

About 107 million Russians were eligible to cast ballots and the central election commission said turnout was 60 percent three hours before polls closed in Moscow , after the authorities used both the carrot and the stick to boost participation.

People Military pilot blamed by Russian Federation for MH17 crash 'kills himself'
Author: 0 Military pilot blamed by Russian Federation for MH17 crash 'kills himself'

Police has said that pilot killed himself at his home in Mykolaiv, near the Black Sea on Monday, Ukrainian media report. Secretary of Ukraine's National Security and Defence Council, Oleksandr Turchynov, accused Moscow of using propaganda to "hide the crimes organised by the Russian Federation, including against civilians" in relation to flight MH17.

People Trump tells donors Democrat Conor Lamb won Pennsylvania because he's
Author: 0 Trump tells donors Democrat Conor Lamb won Pennsylvania because he's "like Trump"

And political prognosticator Michael Barone argues that Democrats can win if they go with Conor Lamb over Hillary Clinton's contempt for Americans . But it didn't work this time . He says Democrats are "throwing everything they can at this race" because it's a rare open seat. They were able to pick a candidate who could run as a conservative, who ran against the minority leader, who ran on a conservative agenda.

People Explosion at San Antonio FedEx center linked to Austin bombings
Author: 0 Explosion at San Antonio FedEx center linked to Austin bombings

Authorities say one employee was injured and the scene is being investigated by multiple Federal Bureau of Investigation agents and local law enforcement. It was unclear if the explosion was related to a string of bombings in the Texas capital over the past two weeks that have killed two people and wounded four.

People Jailed AIADMK Leader VK Sasikala's Husband Dies in Chennai
Author: 0 Jailed AIADMK Leader VK Sasikala's Husband Dies in Chennai

Natarajan , was admitted to the intensive care unit, Gleneagles Hospital on March 16 with severe chest infection and was on put on ventilator support . Sasikala visited her husband at that time after requesting for a 15 days parole to visit her critically ill husband. Although Sasikala and other accused were pronounced guilty, the bench chose to abate the charges levelled against Jayalalithaa due to her demise.

People China's Xi Jinping pushes nationalist view in strong speech to nation
Author: 0 China's Xi Jinping pushes nationalist view in strong speech to nation

He was also selected as the chairman of the Central Military Commission . However, the removal of term limits alone does not necessarily mean that Xi will remain president until his death. The way Wang was presented on state TV during his swearing-in ceremony, India Today reporter Ananth Krishnan noted , essentially confirms that he is the "8th Politburo Standing Committee member for all intents and purposes".

People Abbas Calls Trump Envoy David Friedman 'Son Of A Dog'
Author: 0 Abbas Calls Trump Envoy David Friedman 'Son Of A Dog'

Relations between Abbas's government and Trump's administration have broken down since the White House recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital in December. "Three Jews were killed in cold blood by the Palestinian terrorists, and the reaction from the Palestinian Authority was deafening". Trump's special envoy to the Middle East, Jason Greenblatt, also commented on Abbas' remarks, saying "the time has come for President Abbas to choose between hateful rhetoric and concrete and practical ...

People Mississippi's GOP governor imposes 15-week abortion ban, nation's toughest
Author: 0 Mississippi's GOP governor imposes 15-week abortion ban, nation's toughest

The measure, which went into effect immediately, includes some exceptions, like if a woman's life or a "major bodily function" is threatened or if the fetus has a health problem that would mean it likely wouldn't survive outside the womb. "We'll probably be sued in about half an hour", Bryant said to laughter from supporters as he signed the bill . "Under decades of United States Supreme Court precedent, the state of MS can not ban abortion prior to viability, regardless of what ...

People Russian President Putin Wins Re-election, Becomes Longest-Serving Ruler Since Stalin
Author: 0 Russian President Putin Wins Re-election, Becomes Longest-Serving Ruler Since Stalin

German Chancellor Angela Merkel "warmly congratulated" Mr Putin while stressing in a message she wrote the need to continue dialogue "to address important bilateral and worldwide challenges and find viable solutions". Near-final figures put turnout at 67.7%, just shy of the 70% the Kremlin was reported to have been aiming for before the vote. Navalny's movement and the non-governmental election monitor Golos reported ballot stuffing, repeat voting and Putin supporters being bussed into ...

People Putin offers condolences over plane crash in Iran
Author: 0 Putin offers condolences over plane crash in Iran

An Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down 780 kilometres (485 miles) south of Tehran near its destination of the city of Yasuj. The plane is thought to have crashed into Mount Dena, which is around 1,440ft high and a sub-range within the Zagros Mountains. Local residents heard the impact, according to Iranian news reports, but rescue helicopters couldnt reach the site because of the bad weather .

People Kushner Companies Filed False Documents With New York City Officials
Author: 0 Kushner Companies Filed False Documents With New York City Officials

At one East Village building that was once home to Allen Ginsberg, Kushner Cos . filed renovation permits that listed zero rent-regulated tenants. The company told the DOB it had no rent-regulated tenants - but tax filings indicated there were over 300 rent-regulated units in the 34 buildings.

People Putin Elected Fourth Term As Russia President
Author: 0 Putin Elected Fourth Term As Russia President

But Putin's popularity remained strong, apparently buttressed by nationalist pride.In his next six years in office, Putin is likely to assert Russia's power overseas even more strongly. The officials say though the vote will be fair. Ultra-nationalist firebrand Vladimir Zhirinovsky took around six percent, former reality TV presenter Ksenia Sobchak was on 1.5% and other candidates were on less than a single percentage point each.

People European Union urged to impose new sanctions against Iran
Author: 0 European Union urged to impose new sanctions against Iran

The European step came hours after Republican Senator Bob Corker, chairman of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said he expects President Donald Trump to pull out of the Iran deal in May. But German leadership has been less vocal on the issue, which has played well in Iran. Ministers were also expected to discuss what stepped up support the could give to Ukraine during its ongoing conflict with separatists in the east of the country supported by Moscow.

People Deal (Mostly) Struck Over Brexit Terms After Months Of Negotiations
Author: 0 Deal (Mostly) Struck Over Brexit Terms After Months Of Negotiations

Negotiators achieved a landmark deal this morning on transition agreements which will last for almost two years once the United Kingdom leaves Europe next year. After an intense few days of talks, the Brexit secretary, David Davis, lauded a provisional agreement on the terms of a 21-month period, ending on 31 December 2020, as a "significant" moment, giving businesses and citizens the reassurance they had demanded.

People Residents flee as wildfires ravage Sydney seaside towns
Author: 0 Residents flee as wildfires ravage Sydney seaside towns

The Bureau of Meteorology said the forest fire danger index "was the highest on record for March for most areas of the NSW south coast from Nowra southwards, as well as far east Gippsland and parts of the Monaro". At 5pm it was still ringing through, but "the hardest thing is not knowing what you have lost", she said. People lined up tonight at the Bega Showground to discover the fate of their home.

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