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World News Hostages taken as US Veterans home in California
Author: 0 Hostages taken as US Veterans home in California

Investigators know who the gunman is and they know he is armed with a rifle. CHP and Napa County fire officials could not immediately be reached for comment. Yountville is a town of about 3,000 residents in the north San Francisco Bay area. Thornton said her 96-year-old father - a WWII fighter pilot - was inside a hospital wing and she had reached one of his friends who said he was safe.

World News Russia's Putin praises women's contributions in holiday greetings
Author: 0 Russia's Putin praises women's contributions in holiday greetings

Both Putin and Trump met during various worldwide summits past year and Putin said that "I have no disappointment at all", When asked about meeting President Trump. "We shouldn't forget this not because we'd like to accuse someone, but because this should never take place again", Putin said. He said Western sanctions for Moscow's annexation of Crimea and the insurgency in eastern Ukraine were part of "illegitimate and unfair" efforts to contain Russian Federation, but added that "we will ...

World News US Holocaust Museum rescinds prize to Myanmar leader
Author: 0 US Holocaust Museum rescinds prize to Myanmar leader

For her years of struggle against the military dictatorship in Myanmar , the museum awarded Myanmar's civilian leader State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi the Elie Wiesel Award, a great honor named after the museum's founder, a respected fellow Nobel Prize victor and a Holocaust survivor.

World News United States issues travel alert for Playa del Carmen
Author: 0 United States issues travel alert for Playa del Carmen

There were 25 people injured in the explosion, the director of Civil Protection for Playa del Carmen told ABC News . " Mexico is by far the most popular sun destination among our clients but, of course, if someone is feeling uncomfortable travelling anywhere, we can always find them somewhere else to go", Wallace said.

World News Former Missouri star Aldon Smith arrested
Author: 0 Former Missouri star Aldon Smith arrested

On Saturday, San Francisco police dispatch audio indicates that Smith allegedly drank two bottles of tequila, bit his fiancee on her wrists and beat her up in an "ongoing issue". Aldon Smith leaves SF jail after bailing outSmith was booked Tuesday morning on misdemeanor domestic violence and other related charges. Smith was one of the league's top pass rushers before off-field problems derailed his career.

World News France to set legal age of sexual consent at 15
Author: 0 France to set legal age of sexual consent at 15

But prosecutors hoping to charge an offender with rape must prove the sex was forced, a more complicated question when pre-teens are involved. She said a new law would be presented to France's equivalent of a cabinet on March 21. However, adult sex with a minor younger than 15 is classified as sexual assault or molesting, punishable by up to five years in prison, compared with 20 years in prison for rape.

World News West Virginia educators make history, give lawmakers a civics lesson
Author: 0 West Virginia educators make history, give lawmakers a civics lesson

Jim Justice and Senate Republicans have reached a tentative deal to end a strike by giving them 5 percent raises in Charleston, W.Va., on March 6, 2018. "We need to return some sense of normalcy to the education process", Justice said . In Oklahoma, teachers are weighing a possible walkout over budget cuts that have led to four-day school weeks in the state and teachers' average salaries trailing those in West Virginia.

World News Amazon chief Jeff Bezos tops Forbes world's rich list
Author: 0 Amazon chief Jeff Bezos tops Forbes world's rich list

Men lie women lie but Forbes doesn't...and according to their annual listing of billionaires Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos has done it again in the world of the richest. With a fortune of United States dollars 25 billion, she was ranked 32nd in the list with a fortune of USD 25 billion. According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index , Bezos' net worth has climbed $15 billion since Forbes performed its calculations .

World News Panama hotel evicts Trump executives, removes his name over standoff for control
Author: 0 Panama hotel evicts Trump executives, removes his name over standoff for control

Fintiklis, who wants to drop the Trump name from the building, argued in court documents that the Trump Organization's mismanagement caused occupancy levels to drop while expenses rose. And as the final humiliation, Fintiklis ordered Trump's name to be ripped off from the outside of the hotel - check out ABC News' video footage of Trump's name being torn down below.

World News Germany: Merkel's fate hangs on outcome of membership vote
Author: 0 Germany: Merkel's fate hangs on outcome of membership vote

The voting members of Germany's Social Democratic Party (SPD) made their voices heard and sided by a larger than expected margin to approve the new grand coalition government between Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU), the Christian Social Union (CSU) and the SPD, ending a months-long gap in a proper government and avoiding the need for the country to hold new elections.

World News University shooter killed both of his parents
Author: 0 University shooter killed both of his parents

As Lionberger spoke, helicopters flew overhead as part of the search for the suspect, 19-year-old James Eric Davis Jr . Bellwood Police Chief Jiminez Allen on Friday called it "a very hard time" for the department. Students are being told to take shelter. Central Michigan University's main campus is located on the south side of Mount Peasant, which is about an hour's drive north of Lansing .

World News Frankie Edgar issues statement on tough UFC 222 loss to Brian Ortega
Author: 0 Frankie Edgar issues statement on tough UFC 222 loss to Brian Ortega

And though he didn't end up fighting former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar at UFC 222 , something McGregor claims he proposed, he sent the 36-year-old well-wishes after an upset loss to Brian Ortega . "It's me, you know what I'm saying?" "The people around me saved my life, not MMA", Ortega said. "I ask if you talkin' about classics, do my name get brought up?" asked Kanye West on "Diamonds From Sierra Leone", a Grammy Award-winning single off his second album, Late Registration.

World News Gulf, Arab Condemnations of Attacks in Burkina Faso
Author: 0 Gulf, Arab Condemnations of Attacks in Burkina Faso

Le Drian says in a written statement that Burkina Faso security forces are mobilized against the assailants, with the support of French security forces, to "reduce the threat". The Paris prosecutor's office said it has opened a preliminary attempted murder investigation into the attack because the embassy was among the targets, a French judicial official said on condition of anonymity because he is not authorised to talk to the media identified.

World News United States aircraft carrier Carl Vinson in historic Vietnam visit
Author: 0 United States aircraft carrier Carl Vinson in historic Vietnam visit

In this handout provided by the U.S. Navy, the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) transits the Sunda Strait on April 14, 2017 in Indonesia. In recent years, Beijing has bickered with countries including Vietnam and the Philippines over territorial rights in the South China Sea, where China has been building islands in order to expand its sphere of control.

World News BJP usurped power through proxy in Meghalaya, says Rahul Gandhi
Author: 0 BJP usurped power through proxy in Meghalaya, says Rahul Gandhi

In Meghalaya , although it won the most number of seats (21), it fell short of the majority mark. The NDA already controls Assam, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh. Sarma is now the BJP's chief strategist in the northeast region, and is credited with the success that the saffron party has made electorally in the region.

Author: 0 County under High Wind Advisory Monday

Winds could gust as high as 35 miles per hour with an overnight low of 31 degrees. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for the region in anticipation of snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches beginning Wednesday morning, with localized amounts up to 18 inches possible.

Author: 0 Egypt, Saudi join hands to face divisive regional interventions

The ruling comes a day before Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrives in Egypt for a two day visit, the first leg of a foreign tour. As a part of its initiative to protect Egypt's historic buildings, the Ministry of Antiquities has participated in restoring Al-Azhar Mosque and developing the area surrounding it, the restoration process started in February 2015 and is due to end on Monday.

World News Michigan Student Guns Down Parents; Investigation On-Going
Author: 0 Michigan Student Guns Down Parents; Investigation On-Going

Davis Jr . was arrested without incident shortly after midnight following an intensive daylong search that included more than 100 police officers, some heavily armed in camouflage uniforms, authorities said. and that person laughing - Davis Jr . said he was fine and was leaving campus Friday for spring break. She said she was concerned as well and she would be on her way to CMU right away.

World News Trump Wants Death Penalty for Murderous Drug Pushers
Author: 0 Trump Wants Death Penalty for Murderous Drug Pushers

First lady Melania Trump delivered opening remarks at the summit, remarking on her travels in recent months with the president across the country, in which she visited hospitals and treatment centers, where she's been briefed by those directly impacted by the crisis.

World News Japan's foreign minister to visit U.S. this month to discuss N. Korea
Author: 0 Japan's foreign minister to visit U.S. this month to discuss N. Korea

The statement came days after President Donald Trump said Monday that his administration could enter talks with North Korea, but "only under the right conditions". Quoting an official of the North Korean Foreign Ministry's Institute for American Studies, the Korea Central News Agency said the U.S. was perpetrating a "preposterous fabrication yet again".

World News Rebels in Syria's Ghouta regroup after retreat: rebel spokesman
Author: 0 Rebels in Syria's Ghouta regroup after retreat: rebel spokesman

The clashes between regime forces and rebels come after Russian Federation on Tuesday started a daily five-hour "humanitarian pause". The regime's ground and air attacks continued on civilians in the opposition-hold area near capital Damascus despite decisions to implement a ceasefire made separately by Russian Federation and the UN Security Council.

World News Putin sets course for new U.S. race with 'invincible' weapons
Author: 0 Putin sets course for new U.S. race with 'invincible' weapons

The United States government said these are false claims and made many people comment about how this is reminiscent of the Cold War arms rivalry. "Give us materials. Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech during a rally to support his bid in the upcoming presidential election at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow , Russia March 3, 2018.

World News NAGALAND: Rio meets Governor, stake claim for Govt formation
Author: 0 NAGALAND: Rio meets Governor, stake claim for Govt formation

Kerala is the only state now governed by Left parties. The National People's Party (NPP) today met Meghalaya Governor Ganga Prasad and staked claim to form the next government in the state. "(Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin) Gadkariji is scheduled to arrive here on March 6 for electing the legislature party leader. "It is the writing on the wall (for the congress)", he told PTI.

World News Rocklin snowboarder found dead at Squaw Valley Ski Resort
Author: 0 Rocklin snowboarder found dead at Squaw Valley Ski Resort

It dumped 3 feet of snow in the mountains. An Instagram video shows the rescue of one snowboarder buried in the snow for what the photographer said was six minutes. An additional foot of snow is expected by Saturday and an avalanche warning was issued for portions of the greater Tahoe area through Saturday morning.

World News Kelly on leaving DHS: 'God punished me, I guess'
Author: 0 Kelly on leaving DHS: 'God punished me, I guess'

Kelly made the comment during an impromptu press briefing, in which he addressed the issue of missing security clearances for Porter, as well as a number of other top White House aides. While Kelly admitted the White House's response was "confusing", his account also doesn't add up with TPM's timeline of how the resignation came about.

World News Turkish strikes said to kill 14 Damascus loyalists
Author: 0 Turkish strikes said to kill 14 Damascus loyalists

The Syrian government deployed fighters to the enclave a month later after the Kurds appealed for help. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a YPG-led militia alliance, said in a statement that Turkish air strikes had targeted positions held by the Syrian army's "popular forces" from 5 a.m.

World News China Protests US Bill Promoting Travel Between US, Taiwan
Author: 0 China Protests US Bill Promoting Travel Between US, Taiwan

Chinese state-run media threatened conflict if the legislation is signed into law. "Which, if she persisted, would lead to the inevitable effect of triggering the Anti-Secession Law that allows Beijing to use force to prevent the island from seceding ", the paper said .

World News PSG confirm Neymar operation 'a success' after metatarsal surgery
Author: 0 PSG confirm Neymar operation 'a success' after metatarsal surgery

The world's most expensive player was operated on by the Brazil national team doctor in Belo Horizonte to fix the fractured metatarsal and sprained ankle he suffered in last weekend's French league match against Olympique Marseille. Amid reports of tension between PSG and Brazil's footballing authorities over Neymar's medical treatment, PSG insisted that it would take charge of his recuperation.

World News Resolution calls for withdrawal of U.S. forces from conflict in Yemen
Author: 0 Resolution calls for withdrawal of U.S. forces from conflict in Yemen

The act, which dates back to 1973, limits the president's power to wage war without congressional authorization. The United Nations has said the almost three-year civil war has created one of the worst manmade humanitarian disasters, as millions of Yemenis have been displaced and the population faces starvation with aid agencies struggling to supply assistance.

World News No decisions made on Vikings' QB plans — GM
Author: 0 No decisions made on Vikings' QB plans — GM

For more on what Zimmer had to stay, go to the link above. Bradford, given the long-term uncertainty about the stability of his knee, is likely the team's least-desirable option. In the years since DeFilippo spent two years at San Jose State as an offensive coordinator before cutting his teeth as an National Football League play-caller with the Cleveland Browns in 2015.

World News Slain Slovak journalist remembered in Czech cities
Author: 0 Slain Slovak journalist remembered in Czech cities

Reporters Without Borders chief Christophe Deloire met with Fico in Bratislava on Friday, days after Slovak investigative journalist Jan Kuciak and his girlfriend Martina Kusnirova were shot dead. Troskova and the secretary of the country's Security Council, also mentioned in Kuciak's reports, resigned on Wednesday pending results of the investigation.

World News Afghanistan President offers peace talks with Taliban without condition
Author: 0 Afghanistan President offers peace talks with Taliban without condition

Sources say that Kabul government wants talks without fixing preconditions but Taliban demand certain conditions to join talks. He informed that President Ashraf Ghani had given a message of peace and reconciliation to the Taliban, together with a message of closer engagement and cordial relations with Pakistan , with a view to promoting peace, stability and prosperity in the region.

Author: 0 Venezuela Delays Presidential Vote, but Opposition Still Plans a Boycott

The leader of one party included in MUD, Henri Falcon , will, however, contest the election . "We are going to win". "People are suffering, but they will rise". Arreaza also pointed out that the United States fears any agreement between the Venezuelan government and the opposition because they would "go together to Washington to demand President Donald Trump suspend, stop, lift the sanctions and cease hostilities against Venezuela ".

World News Walmart Says it will Raise Age Restriction to 21 for Gun Purchases
Author: 0 Walmart Says it will Raise Age Restriction to 21 for Gun Purchases

This comes after the deadly shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida where the shooter, a 19-year-old, was found to have purchased a gun from Dick's Sporting Goods - though it wasn't the gun he used in the shooting. "Logic is not at the heart of it". It must be recognized that two corporate entities banning the sale of assault-style weapons will not provide the "cure" so many are desperately calling for.

World News Winter Olympics 2018: Two weeks of watching games you didn't care about
Author: 0 Winter Olympics 2018: Two weeks of watching games you didn't care about

The pressure was on Edin, but the skip couldn't take out the stone he wanted, unlike US vice Tyler George, who left Sweden lying four against after a fine shot aided by some strong sweeping from John Landsteiner. In Canada, Homer and Marge's team also crush the Swedish curling team to claim victory. The Swedes would not be rattled, answering with two in the fifth as the seesaw battle continued with the US replying with a pair in the sixth and Sweden getting one back in the seventh ...

World News Syrian Kurdish Leader Freed From Czech Detention
Author: 0 Syrian Kurdish Leader Freed From Czech Detention

Muslim appeared in court in the Czech Republic on Tuesday and has now been released on the condition that he participates in follow-up extradition proceedings, according to comments from his lawyer reported in the Czech press. On Jan. 20, Turkey launched an incursion into northern Syria, seeking to rout the US -backed Syrian Kurdish militia, known as the People's Protection Units or YPG, from the enclave of Afrin.

World News Metro Detroit Weather: Rain and a cool down
Author: 0 Metro Detroit Weather: Rain and a cool down

Friday: Cloudy start with a few showers possible through 6 am, 20 percent. East southeast wind 10 to 15 miles per hour. Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. Humidity will increase overnight along with cloud cover. The wind advisory is in effect from 2 a.m.to 10 p.m. Thursday , according to the alert, which warns of winds from the south of 15 to 30 miles per hour with local gusts in excess of 45 miles per hour.

World News WH: 'Nobody Knows' the Peace Plan for Israel, Palestine
Author: 0 WH: 'Nobody Knows' the Peace Plan for Israel, Palestine

The US embassy said in response to the announcement that "we are considering a number of options, including the use of land already owned by the American administration in Jerusalem". Following global pressure and condemnation by Palestinian Christians, Israel decided on Tuesday to suspend the legislation regarding collecting taxes from churches and their properties.

World News Nassar and Rajini in Mumbai, Kamal Haasan takes the evening flight!
Author: 0 Nassar and Rajini in Mumbai, Kamal Haasan takes the evening flight!

As fans, we don't want to grieve anymore, but celebrate the dynamic person she was. There was a scene in which she was supposed to be crossing a road and during shooting, she was hit by a vehicle. Four teddy bears had been placed strategically in the four corners of her bed and the teenager would often glance in their direction, all the time making small talk with me.

World News Powerful earthquake hit Papua New Guinea
Author: 0 Powerful earthquake hit Papua New Guinea

There were no immediate reports of damage. According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the quake hit about 90km south-west of Porgeraat a depth of 35km early this morning. ExxonMobil Corp said it had shut its Hides gas conditioning plant, close to the quake's epicenter, to assess if there was any damage. Earthquakes are common in Papua New Guinea , which sits on the so-called "Ring of Fire", a belt of tectonic plates circling the Pacific Ocean with frequent seismic activity.

World News Borders on Fire Again, Villagers Trapped
Author: 0 Borders on Fire Again, Villagers Trapped

He also said that the Indian Army has retaliated heavily and accurately, and villagers and people have been evacuated from places where mortar shelling is expected. Talking about the ceasefire violations by the Pakistani Army, Brigadier YS Ahlawat stated that Pakistani Army is displaying extreme cowardice and unprofessionalism as it has been targeting innocent villagers.

World News 110 girls missing after Boko Haram school attack
Author: 0 110 girls missing after Boko Haram school attack

Ezekwesili's group and others have criticised the government for not immediately addressing the Dapchi kidnapping and muddling an already chaotic situation after the attack, which scattered hundreds of students and teachers as they ran for their lives.

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