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World News India woman held for 'posing' as groom for a dowry
Author: 0 India woman held for 'posing' as groom for a dowry

However, soon after they were married, the couple had a downfall which culminating with the Indian woman assaulting his wife to secure her dowry. Krishna Sen aka Sweety Sen was arrested by the Haldwani Police on Wednesday. "We got her medical examination done (on Wednesday evening) and it was established that she was a woman". The Indian woman managed to maintain her illusion by cutting her hair short and wearing men's attire.

World News Tillerson says US, Turkey 'will work together' in Syria
Author: 0 Tillerson says US, Turkey 'will work together' in Syria

Rex Tillerson, US Secretary of State, met with Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, following mounting anti-American rhetoric from the Turkish government. McMaster. But Tillerson added that Turkey and the USA had to solve the tensions surrounding Manbij as a "priority". Such a joint deployment could take place if YPG fighters first withdrew to positions east of the Euphrates river, long a Turkish demand.

World News Barnaby Joyce's public scolding from Malcolm Turnbull exposes uncomfortable rift
Author: 0 Barnaby Joyce's public scolding from Malcolm Turnbull exposes uncomfortable rift

Susie O'Brien, a columnist for the Herald Sun, delivered the comments during a segment on Sunrise on Friday, when she discussed Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's decision to ban sexual relations between ministers and their staffers. Labor Party leader Bill Shorten said on Friday: "The way these two men are behaving, neither is fit for the high offices they now hold". Turnbull's Liberals are in a coalition with the much smaller Nationals .

World News Former Oxfam director denies paying for sex in Haiti
Author: 0 Former Oxfam director denies paying for sex in Haiti

Reuters could not reach Van Hauwermeiren for comment. He has been accused of hiring prostitutes while delivering aid in Haiti after the 2010 natural disaster. On Wednesday evening, Oxfam also revealed that Damien Berrendorf, who served as the charity's country director in Haiti from 2012 to 2017, was dismissed previous year following allegations of "mismanagement" and "inappropriate behaviour".

World News Afghan officials: Attacks kill 10 police; blast kills 2 kids
Author: 0 Afghan officials: Attacks kill 10 police; blast kills 2 kids

The Taliban, fighting to oust foreign forces and defeat the US -backed government, said the United States must end its "occupation" and accept the Taliban right to form a government "consistent with the beliefs of our people". "For the past 17 years, hundreds of thousands of innocent Afghans were killed after the influx of foreigners, and they are still being killed", it said.

World News Not suitable time for talks with Pakistan: BJP
Author: 0 Not suitable time for talks with Pakistan: BJP

Defence Minister Sitharaman yesterday blamed Pakistan for the terror attack on the military camp and made it clear that Islamabad will pay the price for the "misadventure". Dastagir, criticising India further, said the country is destabilising regional peace through its "irresponsible statements on nuclear deterrence and through its bloody, five-fold escalation in 2017 of attacks on unarmed civilians on the line-of-control and working boundary".

Author: 0 US Satisfaction Jumps to Highest Since Trump Took Office

Specifically, Republicans are underperforming their baseline by larger amounts in the Trumpiest districts. The RCP polling average on the generic congressional ballot shows a 6.5 percent average lead for Democrats, which is down from the 13 percent average lead at the end of 2017.

World News 'Fifty Shades Freed' Beats Bunnies and Heroes
Author: 0 'Fifty Shades Freed' Beats Bunnies and Heroes

Besides " Fifty Shades Freed' ranked at No. 1 in the weekend Box Office Collection in North American theatres". In 2015, Fifty Shades of Grey set a new February record in its first three days, while last year's Fifty Shades Darker brought in $381.1 million worldwide.

World News Pakistani Taliban Deputy Leader Killed in Drone Strike
Author: 0 Pakistani Taliban Deputy Leader Killed in Drone Strike

In recent weeks, Kabul has been hit by several deadly assaults, including a massive suicide auto bombing in a crowded central area on January 27 that killed more than 100 people and was claimed by the Taliban. Sajna was wanted in America for his role in terrorist attacks against USA citizens. Militant sources said Wali, known by the nickname Ghar Starga, is a ruthless leader with experience working in Pakistani urban areas including the southern city of Karachi.

World News Ex-beauty queen with rare condition wakes up with British accent
Author: 0 Ex-beauty queen with rare condition wakes up with British accent

In 1941, a Norwegian woman called Astrid was hit with a piece of shrapnel, which caused her to speak with an accent her neighbors mistook for French or German. She now wonders whether her voice will ever change again. According to the University of Dallas , FAS usually manifests itself through changes of intonation or rhythm in the manner of speaking, but sometimes it can sound like an accent taken from another language.

World News Russians killed in clash with US-led forces in Syria, say associates
Author: 0 Russians killed in clash with US-led forces in Syria, say associates

One of the dead was named as Vladimir Loginov, a Cossack from Russia's Kaliningrad exclave. The New York Times said that "dozens" of Russians were believed to be killed. What are Russia's casualties in the Syrian conflict? "We only handle the data that concerns Russian forces servicemen", Dmitry Peskov, the Kremlin spokesman, said at a news briefing Tuesday.

World News Reports of President Zuma's resignation dismissed as 'fake news'
Author: 0 Reports of President Zuma's resignation dismissed as 'fake news'

Mr Zuma faces a no-confidence motion in Parliament set for Feb 22, but has survived several similar attempts to oust him in the past. The official opposition leader of the Democratic Alliance, Mmusi Maimane, said Monday that his party rejected any kind of compromise deal that would allow Zuma to step aside peacefully and avoid prosecution.

World News U.S. 2018 elections 'under attack' by Russian Federation, says United States intelligence chief
Author: 0 U.S. 2018 elections 'under attack' by Russian Federation, says United States intelligence chief

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said Russian Federation, as well as other foreign entities, were likely to pursue more cyber attacks on US and European elections this year and beyond. "Russian trolls and bots continue to push divisive content, both in the United States, and against all our allies in Europe - not only the UK, but, as we've talked before, France, Germany, Netherlands".

World News Leadership row embroils Angela Merkel's coalition partners ahead of key vote
Author: 0 Leadership row embroils Angela Merkel's coalition partners ahead of key vote

Ms Nahles was named by Mr Schulz as his chosen successor last week. Handing over the leadership of the SPD may not be as simple as many in the party would like as resistance to Nahles is growing. Mr Schulz on Friday abandoned his plan to become Germany's next foreign minister after the SPD's youth wing accused him of securing a favourable position for himself.

World News PM Modi keeps driving looking at rear-view mirror, says Rahul Gandhi
Author: 0 PM Modi keeps driving looking at rear-view mirror, says Rahul Gandhi

Gandhi's attacks on Modi on national issues as well as local ones in the run-up to the Karnataka assembly elections are aimed not just at retaining power in the state but also to mobilize support for next year's Lok Sabha polls. "The BJP failed to create jobs, bring back black money and brought down the economy, but all Modi talks about is "Congress this, Congress that". Yeddyurappa had quit as chief minister on graft charges.

World News U.S. dismisses fears of wider war in Syria
Author: 0 U.S. dismisses fears of wider war in Syria

United Nations relief officials called for a month-long truce to allow relief to be delivered to patients and those who have been wounded. Meanwhile, Washington tried to ease tensions on Thursday, with Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White saying in a news briefing that the US was not "looking for a conflict with the regime".

World News Canada sells 16 helicopters to Philippines after drug war row
Author: 0 Canada sells 16 helicopters to Philippines after drug war row

Gen. Restituto Padilla, chief of plans at the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), said the helicopters would be used for internal security operations apart from deployment in search-and-rescue and disaster relief missions. The military stressed they were "utility helicopters, not attack helicopters". Neither the Canadian Commercial Corporation nor Global Affairs Canada responded to questions about whether the government conducted a human-rights assessment before approving the most recent ...

World News 10 terrorists killed in police raid in Egypt's Sinai
Author: 0 10 terrorists killed in police raid in Egypt's Sinai

Sixty-six targets, arms depots, SUVs and motorbikes used by militants were destroyed in raids focused mainly in Sinai, but also in the Nile Delta and the western desert, the army added in a statement carried on state TV. Twenty militants were arrested on Sunday by paramilitary Frontier Corps in an intelligence-based military operation in Pakistan's Balochistan province.

World News Leading Pakistani Rights Activist Asma Jehangir Dies At 66
Author: 0 Leading Pakistani Rights Activist Asma Jehangir Dies At 66

Soon, she was taking on controversial legal cases that thrust her into the public eye but also involved violence, prison and death threats. While she received several national awards, including the Sitara-I-Imtiaz in 1995, Jahangir was again put under house arrest in November 2007 after President Pervez Musharraf imposed Emergency.

World News Winter weather advisory issued for Saturday night, Sunday morning
Author: 0 Winter weather advisory issued for Saturday night, Sunday morning

Today , the sun will rise at 7:30:15 a.m. and set at 5:59:05 p.m. Localized 6-inches or greater snowfall totals could occur. Cloudy, with a high near 65. Behind the low, our wind direction returns to a northwesterly flow (10-15mph). Chance of precipitation is 80%. New sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

World News Tensions over Japan school fashion: Parents angry that expensive Armani uniform required
Author: 0 Tensions over Japan school fashion: Parents angry that expensive Armani uniform required

A minimum set - a navy-blue jacket and matching pants or skirt, a long-sleeve shirt and a hat - would be more than twice the price of the current uniforms. Given that Taimei Elementary School is a state-funded institution, it's questionable why it would choose to implement such overpriced uniforms. Similarly, Education Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi said the school should have discussed the matter with parents before making the decision, reported news outlet NHK.

World News Nvidia rides games and AI chip sales to $2.91 billion Q4 revenue
Author: 0 Nvidia rides games and AI chip sales to $2.91 billion Q4 revenue

Street is more conscious on this after SunEdison, Inc. case. Welch Investments LLC acquired a new stake in NVIDIA during the third quarter valued at $104,000. The company's shares rose 11 percent to a high of $241 in extended trading. NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ) has risen 212.28% since February 7, 2017 and is uptrending.

Author: 0 Morris, Lawes win 4th straight; beat US

The Hamiltons will look to rebound against Norway and Finland on Saturday stateside, getting back on the winning track. Norway will play China at 7:05 p.m.in both teams' final games of round robin play. "We got a little aggressive, we felt like were playing good, we were confident we could score a point there and I got a little heavy on my last rock and took the chances out of Becca's hands".

World News Militants attack Sunjuwan army camp, 2 soldiers martyred, six others injured
Author: 0 Militants attack Sunjuwan army camp, 2 soldiers martyred, six others injured

Later, speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a function in Ahmedabad, Mr. Singh said , "You should be rest assured that Army and security forces are giving a befitting reply to the attack". Director General of Police, S P Vaid; IGP, Jammu, S D S Jamwal, senior officers of Army, Police and civil administration were present on the occasion.

World News India committed to stronger ties with Jordan - Modi
Author: 0 India committed to stronger ties with Jordan - Modi

Abbas stressed that Palestinians have "never rejected negotiations any day; we were and still are ready for it, and believe that forming a multilateral mechanism of several states is the best approach to overlook those negotiations". Soon after his arrival, Modi visited the Mausoleum of in and laid a wreath at the grave of the iconic Palestinian leader. The PM will also meet His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, ...

World News By Sunday, Chicago to potentially see over 20 inches of snow
Author: 0 By Sunday, Chicago to potentially see over 20 inches of snow

Snow-related crashed snarled highways across southern MI, with one person killed when a semitrailer struck the rear of a auto stopped in traffic on US 23 near Flint, police said. As of 9:30 a.m., more than 740 flights have been cancelled on Friday at O'Hare, and more than 280 have been cancelled on Friday at Midway. Meteorologist Heather Orow said this morning the storm is "generally going to be an issue for travel".

World News Police officer shot dead, two deputies wounded serving warrant in Georgia
Author: 0 Police officer shot dead, two deputies wounded serving warrant in Georgia

Price said Maddox is the only officer they're ever hired straight out of school . Tanger Outlet is located on I-75 at Locust Grove Road. Price said the 26-year-old officer's wife is pregnant and expecting their second child any day. Reports say the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Henry County Sheriff's Office (HCSO), Henry County Police, Locust Grove Police, and an agent from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are now investigating.

World News Flu blamed for 1 child's death, suspected in another
Author: 0 Flu blamed for 1 child's death, suspected in another

That makes this year's count particularly high, especially since the flu season - which runs from about October to May - won't officially end for another four months. In the weekly report , however, the CDC revealed that levels of H3N2 appear to be dropping. This is the 11th week of intense flu. Outbreaks in schools are reported whenever flu-like symptoms result in more than 5 percent absenteeism, or more than three elementary school students from the same classroom to be out sick.

World News Turkey condemns bombing in northeast Libya
Author: 0 Turkey condemns bombing in northeast Libya

Friday condemned the bombing of a mosque in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi, which killed two people and injured 143 others, children included. "A auto bomb exploded near the mosque of Abu Huraia", wrote the website Al Wasat, quoting the television 'Libya Roha Al Watan".

World News Snow ice weather warning in effect for Ireland tonight
Author: 0 Snow ice weather warning in effect for Ireland tonight

Brisk westerly winds will be strong and gusty near Atlantic coasts. "Otherwise, there will be winter sunshine, especially for southern and eastern areas, with more wintry showers in western and northern parts of Britain and for much of the Ireland".

World News Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia sentenced in graft case
Author: 0 Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia sentenced in graft case

Zia's conviction in an election year could destabilize Bangladesh, which has already seen her rival, Sheikh Hasina, rule for 10 years. The 72-year-old politician, who heads the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), was convicted for transferring 21 million taka ($252,200; 206,000 euros) from a charity, the Zia Orphanage Trust, to her personal account.

World News Last Islamic State
Author: 0 Last Islamic State "Beatles" Captured in Syria

The US official did not give any information on the condition of the two or what would happen to them. The men - including a fourth Briton called Aine Davis who is now being held in a Turkish jail on terrorism charges - were known to fellow ISIL fighters and their captives as the "Beatles" because of their English accents.

World News Seven killed, 260 injured in Taiwan natural disaster
Author: 0 Seven killed, 260 injured in Taiwan natural disaster

Tsai said she "ordered search and rescue workers not to give up on any opportunity to save people, while keeping their own safety in mind". Council officials said the foundation had passed on the information about the people killed to its mainland counterpart, the Association of Relations Across the Taiwan Strait (Arats).

World News Russian Federation to Contain Iranian-Turkish Dispute in Syria
Author: 0 Russian Federation to Contain Iranian-Turkish Dispute in Syria

Moreover, in today's meeting, Iran's president stressed the necessity of fighting against terrorism in Syria, adding "unfortunately, today some [states] want to redraw the geographical boundaries in the region, and after the failure in northern Iraq, they have designed another plot in northern Syria".

World News War of words erupts at nuclear disarmament talks
Author: 0 War of words erupts at nuclear disarmament talks

The regime continues to work on its ballistic missiles and nuclear programs. In an opinion article later published by The Washington Post , Cha said that the Trump administration was considering a limited "bloody nose" strike against North Korea , warning that such a tactic could escalate "into a war that would likely kill tens, if not hundreds, of thousands of Americans".

World News Cost of Trump's military parade could run into millions
Author: 0 Cost of Trump's military parade could run into millions

But he added: "I'm not looking for a Soviet-style hardware display". "The idea of saying "thank you" through a parade makes sense", Graham said . At the January 18 meeting at the Pentagon that included Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr ., "The marching orders were: I want a parade like the one in France ", a military official who spoke on the condition of anonymity was quoted by the Post as saying.

World News UN investigating reports of chlorine attacks in Syria
Author: 0 UN investigating reports of chlorine attacks in Syria

Putin directly", Netanyahu said prior to his snap visit to Moscow. In January chlorine is suspected of having been used on two occasions in munitions launched by the regime in the region. Using an alternative acronym for IS, the coalition said it then "conducted strikes against attacking forces to repel the act of aggression against partners engaged in the Global Coalition's defeat-Daesh mission".

World News Syrian Pro-Regime Forces Attack Prompts Coalition Defensive Strikes
Author: 0 Syrian Pro-Regime Forces Attack Prompts Coalition Defensive Strikes

The U.S. coalition said in a statement that it launched the strikes in self-defense after as many as 500 attackers began what appeared to be a coordinated assault on an SDF headquarters, where the Turkish forces are accompanied by U.S. US and Kurdish forces responded to that skirmish with air and artillery strikes, the official said. After the attack the coalition "conducted strikes against attacking forces to repel the act of aggression".

World News Winter Storm Warning is in effect for Wednesday into Wednesday night
Author: 0 Winter Storm Warning is in effect for Wednesday into Wednesday night

During this snow event, visibilities will be reduced and roads will become snow covered. Montana is gearing up for its second winter storm in less than a week, and it's expected to create big problems for travelers. "Consider postponing non-essential travel until conditions improve". Road crews will have a tough time keeping up with the volume of snow, so some highways in central and northern Montana could become impassable at times.

World News UN Youth Envoy Preaches Against Female Genital Mutilation
Author: 0 UN Youth Envoy Preaches Against Female Genital Mutilation

Research shows that if countries prioritise the elimination of FGM/C, they adopt programmes and policies to correct social and cultural practices. In Kenya, about a quarter of women and girls aged 15 to 49 have been cut, according to the Kenyan Ministry of Health.

World News Supreme Court annuls order releasing politicians
Author: 0 Supreme Court annuls order releasing politicians

However, the MEA refused to respond to questions about Mr. Nasheed's call for worldwide intervention. As New Delhi weighs its options, a former diplomat who was part of previous Indian interventions in the Maldives, including in 1988, when Indian troops defeated a coup d'etat against then President Gayoom, said it would be a mistake to see the situation there in isolation.

World News FBI Investigating Child Pornography Video Being Shared On Facebook
Author: 0 FBI Investigating Child Pornography Video Being Shared On Facebook

But, because the case in this incident is in Alabama, authorities there are investigating, and the child has been located and is safe, police ask you to delete the video immediately. Prosecutors in MI say the assaults occurred in Detroit and at Moore's home in Alabama. Sources say videos may have been circulating for a year or longer before Detroit Police were made aware.

World News Taliban bomber kills 11 soldiers in Pakistan's Swat Valley
Author: 0 Taliban bomber kills 11 soldiers in Pakistan's Swat Valley

Media cell of Pakistan military, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) reported that the Army Chief, Khyber Pakhuntkhwa (KP) Governor and Peshawar Corps Commander among other military and civil personalities. However, more than 2,000 Taliban insurgents had been ousted in 2009 in a military operation. Pakistan's Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi condemned the attack.

World News Assange fails to make skipped bail arrest warrant vanish
Author: 0 Assange fails to make skipped bail arrest warrant vanish

Assange is still living in the Ecuadorian embassy, where he has resided for more than five years out of fear he is would be extradited to the USA for questioning over the activities of WikiLeaks . He claimed being extradited to Sweden would see him removed to the U.S. over WikiLeaks' publication of war logs and diplomatic cables. Representing Mr Assange, Mark Summers QC said: "This was at all stages an investigatory European Arrest Warrant in respect of which there never were any ...

World News British PM leads tributes on centenary of women winning right to vote
Author: 0 British PM leads tributes on centenary of women winning right to vote

After years of writing romance novels, Despard turned her hand to charity and suffrage when her husband died. "If we did not have the suffragettes doing what they did, then we would never have got the vote and privileges that we have today , and I think we need to remember today how fortunate we are".

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