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World News Scottish police arrest Catalan politician Clara Ponsati
Author: 0 Scottish police arrest Catalan politician Clara Ponsati

Ponsati, a former Catalan education minister who is now a professor at Scotland's prestigious University of St Andrews , is fighting extradition because she believes she will not get a fair trial in Spain. Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont is in custody in Germany after being arrested under an worldwide warrant. "She believes that the Catalan people tried to express a democratic right to decide their own destiny, and the only people that should be held responsible for the brutal ...

World News Adea Shabani: Police find body believed to be missing model
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According to her Facebook profile , the 25-year-old graduated from high school in Skopje, Macedonia , in 2010. After she was reported missing, police questioned Spotz, who said they were on a road trip to north California when an argument erupted, and that he let her out of the vehicle on the side of a freeway never to see her again.

World News US, West Palm Beach agree to settle 'sanctuary city' lawsuit
Author: 0 US, West Palm Beach agree to settle 'sanctuary city' lawsuit

Trump said his "Administration stands in solidarity with the fearless citizens in Orange County defending their rights against California's illegal and unconstitutional Sanctuary policies". Texas and more than a dozen other states led by Republican governors got behind the Trump administration on Monday in its lawsuit over California's so-called sanctuary laws that protect people in the US illegally.

World News Russian Federation mall fire: Shopping centre exits 'were blocked'
Author: 0 Russian Federation mall fire: Shopping centre exits 'were blocked'

She said investigators, who have opened a criminal investigation into the blaze , were looking into other possible violations. Thirteen children who died in a massive blaze that broke out at a shopping centre in Russia Kemerovo city, have been identified, Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova said on Tuesday.

World News Remington files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
Author: 0 Remington files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

USA gun sales have reportedly been in decline since Donald Trump took office as president. Remington's bankruptcy is evidence that gun manufacturers aren't impervious juggernauts , but it's also a reminder that they're wealthy enough to enjoy their own set of rules and protections .

World News Murder of elderly woman in Paris probed as anti-Semitic
Author: 0 Murder of elderly woman in Paris probed as anti-Semitic

One of the two suspects is said to be Mrs Knoll's 28-year-old neighbour and to have known the victim since he was a child. Halimi's neighbor, 28-year old Kobili Traore, was arrested the next day, who, according to prosecutors, allegedly recited verses from the Koran before throwing her out of the window, shouting: "I've killed the Shaitan [devil in Arabic]".

World News Spring like temps and showers expected this week
Author: 0 Spring like temps and showers expected this week

Icing would be minimal and will likely cause a very low impact-if any at all. For Monday and Tuesday , temperatures will be cooler than the end of last week, but still well above freezing. We'll be on our way to a warmer set up with little concern in the skies for tomorrow under mostly sunny conditions. Friday, March 30: High: 45 .

World News Israeli Police Question Netanyahu in Corruption Case
Author: 0 Israeli Police Question Netanyahu in Corruption Case

Netanyahu fell ill in mid-March and cancelled his public schedule for five consecutive days. Tzvi Berkowitz, said in a statement that the prime minister had not fully recovered from an illness two weeks ago. Israeli media said Netanyahu's wife and son would be questioned separately in the telecoms investigation over their relationship with Bezeq's owner and his spouse.

World News Trump encourages other countries to join expulsion of Russian diplomats
Author: 0 Trump encourages other countries to join expulsion of Russian diplomats

Britain had evidence Russian Federation has investigated ways of distributing nerve agents for assassinations, May told parliament. The retaliation was restrained, with 18 British diplomats expelled. Mr Varadkar told the Dáil (Irish parliament) that the government is happy to brief other parties about the decision to expel the Russian diplomat. Trump also ordered the closure of the Russian consulate in Seattle because of its proximity to a US submarine base and planemaker and defence ...

World News French Officer Offered Himself as a Hostage, Died 'A Hero'
Author: 0 French Officer Offered Himself as a Hostage, Died 'A Hero'

Politicians from the left and right called Beltrame a "hero" on Twitter. Lakdim killed a total of four people in Trebes and the nearby medieval town of Carcassonne , in France's first major jihadist attack since October. During the resulting stand-off with police, Lakdim demanded the release of Salah Abdeslam - the only surviving member of the Islamic State cell that attacked Paris in 2015.

World News Turkey's Erdogan: EU membership remains strategic goal
Author: 0 Turkey's Erdogan: EU membership remains strategic goal

In a joint news conference, Erdogan said that it would be a "grave mistake" for Europe to push Turkey out of its expansion policy. Erdogan announced the new engagement to a crowd in the Black Sea province of Trabzon, declaring: "We said we would go into Sinjar".

World News Afghan qualify for ICC World Cup
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Ireland rallied, but ultimately they missed out on an all-important spot at next year's tournament - after three successive appearances in the event - with Afghanistan winning by five wickets in the final over. They beat the Caribbean side with seven wickets and the best part of 10 overs to spare at the Harare Sports Club on Sunday. We had opportunities but we lost three games.

World News Sharp Family Cause of Death: How Did the Family Die?
Author: 0 Sharp Family Cause of Death: How Did the Family Die?

On Friday morning, they filed a missing persons report with the USA and Mexican Embassies. Mexican authorities said they went to the condo complex and found the bodies on Friday. The Sharps' family members made a decision to wait for the last flight from Cancun to St. Louis to arrive on Thursday in case the Sharps had just planned to stay an extra day, Weland told ABC News .

World News Extent of US-China trade fight depends on Trump's goals
Author: 0 Extent of US-China trade fight depends on Trump's goals

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer "actively engage with the Chinese side", Navarro said . The Trump administration is "actively" involved in talks with China to resolve trade tensions, and the US has no intention of starting a trade war, a senior White House adviser said.

World News UP Dy CM Mocks SP-BSP Alliance, Calls It 'Lathabandhan
Author: 0 UP Dy CM Mocks SP-BSP Alliance, Calls It 'Lathabandhan

Addressed A press after her Bahujan Samajwadi Party was defeated in a keenly-fought battle for a Rajya Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh, she said "I would like to tell BJP and company that their malpractices will not succeed in breaking the ties between SP and BSP".

World News DiGenova, Toensing Won't Join Trump Legal Team
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The announcement about diGenova and Toensing came just after Trump, in tweets Sunday morning from his Mar-a-Lago estate, dismissed reports about the travails of his legal team as "fake news". The swirling accusations have continued to dog the administration ever since Trump took over the White House in early 2017. " According to two people told of details about the meeting, the president did not believe he had personal chemistry with Mr.

Author: 0 Mohamed Salah makes Real Madrid transfer decision as Reds offer huge deal

Former Liverpool star has adviced Mohamed Salah on his next potential move with the likes of Barcelona , PSG, and Real Madrid after his signature. Liverpool will be in Europe again; they'll have some new additions in the team and he will easily net 30 goals. Salah's impressive display and goalscoring abilities have seen him draw comparisons to Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi.

World News Light snow possible Sunday in Bismarck
Author: 0 Light snow possible Sunday in Bismarck

Heaviest amounts will be in southeast Saskatchewan and far southwest Manitoba where snowfall will exceed 20 cm through Saturday . The snow will be wet and heavy, which will be very hard to shovel, NWS reported. Snow will end this evening. Temperatures will decline slightly Saturday under mostly cloudy skies and remain in the low to mid 60s through Monday before climbing into the low 70s starting Tuesday.

World News Basketball: Local player chosen for Commonwealth Games team
Author: 0 Basketball: Local player chosen for Commonwealth Games team

The federations send us the list. The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has forwarded a list of 222 athletes and 106 officials, including 57 coaches , 19 managers and 41 others, for the Gold Coast event. Talking about a badminton player, he/she needs a coach , physio and a masseur. The 22-year-old Bath swimmer said: "I'm feeling really good about the Commonwealth Games ".

World News Winter storm watch issued for large swath of Indiana
Author: 0 Winter storm watch issued for large swath of Indiana

It's the heavy, wet, dense, sloppy snow. Areas northeast of the I-74 corridor (including northern McLean County) could see 3 to 5 inches of snow. The agency said late Friday afternoon that Howard and Tipton counties should expect light snow to develop overnight, from Friday into Saturday.

World News Syrian Forces End Ceasefire by Bombing Ghouta During Evacuation
Author: 0 Syrian Forces End Ceasefire by Bombing Ghouta During Evacuation

The first deal brokered by Russian Federation was reached with the hardline Islamist group Ahrar al-Sham for the town of Harasta . Failaq al-Rahman will abide by a ceasefire as of midnight on Thursday, Syrian pro-regime media and the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported on Thursday.

World News Iran Criticizes US Sanctions Over Hacking Scheme
Author: 0 Iran Criticizes US Sanctions Over Hacking Scheme

In addition to universities, the Mabna hackers attacked the state governments of Hawaii and IN, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and the Department of Labor. The hackers are also accused of breaking into the networks of government organizations, including the Department of Labor, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the United Nations and private sector entities, including 36 American companies, the Journal reported .

World News Israel Detains Palestinian Children and Foreign Activists, One from Inside Hospital
Author: 0 Israel Detains Palestinian Children and Foreign Activists, One from Inside Hospital

IT might seem disappointing that Palestinian teenage girl Ahed Tamimi pleaded guilty to four of the 12 charges she faced in an Israeli court, including the now famous slap she administered to an Israeli soldier. Israeli forces have a history of violence towards children, with the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights criticised Israeli authorities' actions in the case, while the European Union has expressed concern over Israel's detention of minors, including Ahed Tamimi.

World News Fed will hike rates four times in 2018: economist
Author: 0 Fed will hike rates four times in 2018: economist

The committee also expects rates to go up at a faster pace next year compared to its December projections. In its first policy meeting under new Fed chief Jerome Powell , the USA central bank indicated that inflation should finally move higher after years below its 2 percent target and that the economy had recently gained momentum.

World News Catalan separatists face charges as key figure flees overseas
Author: 0 Catalan separatists face charges as key figure flees overseas

Announcing the rebellion charges, which carry a maximum sentence of 30 years' imprisonment, Llarena said Catalan separatist politicians and grassroots groups had "colluded" for the past six years to draw up a plan for regional independence in defiance of Spain's legal and constitutional order.

World News Yemen's Houthis claim to fire missile into Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Yemen's Houthis claim to fire missile into Saudi Arabia

While it is likely that Prince Mohammed could independently learn who were his critics, he may have wanted to let it be known that Kushner shared that information with him in order to show his close relationship with the United States, the unnamed USA official said.

World News European Union condemns Russian use of nerve agent in the UK
Author: 0 European Union condemns Russian use of nerve agent in the UK

A senior Russian diplomat has dismissed British accusations against Moscow over the poisoning of an ex-spy as "jabber". They remain in hospital in a serious condition. On March 21, A team of inspectors from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) started work at the Mill pub in Salisbury, which the former Russian spy, visited with his daughter before they collapsed on March 4.

World News Freedom Caucus: Just Say No to Omnibus Spending Bill
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In fact, the omnibus spending bill, which would secure funding out to September 2018, even increased the budgets of some renewable energy programs. While the proposal fails to address DACA and the President's border wall , it does secure a pumped-up defense budget by more than $60 billion from the same period a year ago.

World News Arm Sales Gain US Far More Than Saudis!
Author: 0 Arm Sales Gain US Far More Than Saudis!

Asked whether he was prepared to pull the United States out of the deal, Trump said "we're going to see what happens". He told a crowd in the northeastern city of Mashad in a Persian New Year message that the United States would not achieve its goals in the region.

World News Crude Prices Jump Amid Saudi-Iran Tensions
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He pointed out in a note that "Spot Brent crude oil prices averaged $3.36 per barrel more than WTI prices in 2017 compared with just $0.40 per barrel more in 2016, providing a price incentive to export us crude oil into the worldwide market " - a scenario he says will cause headaches for the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Russia, and their allies as they struggle to make headway in year two of their production cutback deal.

World News Afghanistan: Dozens killed in ISIL attack near Kabul University
Author: 0 Afghanistan: Dozens killed in ISIL attack near Kabul University

Instead, "he detonated his explosive on Kabul University Road, right in front of Ali Abad hospital, among the civilians who were on the way to shrine", he added. Afghan officials often give conflicting tolls in the wake of attacks. Both the Taliban and ISIL have increasingly targeted the war-weary city in recent months as United States and Afghan forces ramp up air strikes and ground offensives against the groups.

World News Trump ignored briefing materials that said not to congratulate Putin
Author: 0 Trump ignored briefing materials that said not to congratulate Putin

The report cited officials familiar with the call, who said that Trump allegedly chose to ignore the warning and also did not listen to aides who instructed Trump to condemn Russian Federation on using a nerve agent in the U.K. Speaking to reporters at the White House during his meeting with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Trump confirmed: "I congratulated him [Putin] on the victory, the electoral victory".

World News Israel's Secret Raid On Syria's North Korean-Made Nuclear Reactor
Author: 0 Israel's Secret Raid On Syria's North Korean-Made Nuclear Reactor

Israeli intelligence had picked up on what it determined was the construction of the nuclear reactor and followed its development, it says. "They deserve the highest respect", he said .(ANSAmed). Several months after the strike, the U.S. announced that intelligence indicated the site was a nuclear reactor with military goal. It also suggested that it was being built with the help of North Korea .

World News Maryland school shooting injures three
Author: 0 Maryland school shooting injures three

Great Mills High School Principal Jake Heibel told parents that school officials interviewed two students in February who were overheard mentioning a school shooting and found that they posed no threat. A gun was taken to school, and discharged, and [in this case] somebody died and two people were wounded. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan called Gaskill a "tough guy" who "took the right kind of action".

World News USA cop who shot dead unarmed Aussie charged with murder
Author: 0 USA cop who shot dead unarmed Aussie charged with murder

Officer Mohamed Noor turned himself in Tuesday after a warrant was issued for his arrest. Mr Noor was granted bail on the conditions he handed in his passport, did not carry a gun and did not communicate with his ex-police partner. He said Noor "violated the rules, and deserves to be charged" in Damond's death and that Noor abused his authority to use deadly force. "I've never had police officers who weren't suspects refuse to do their duty and come forward and talk to us", Freeman said.

World News Boko Haram returns Nigerian kidnapped schoolgirls say witnesses
Author: 0 Boko Haram returns Nigerian kidnapped schoolgirls say witnesses

The governor's aide in a tweet, alleged that those who "removed Military checkpoints" and allowed the girls to be abducted "have released them". The Islamic terrorists told the residents, "Don't ever put your daughters in school again". "If the immediate-past (Goodluck Jonathan) Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) administration had responded with the similar alacrity, the Chibok schoolgirls would have been released or rescued".

World News Did Anyone Win Tonight's Powerball for March 17, 2018?
Author: 0 Did Anyone Win Tonight's Powerball for March 17, 2018?

Reardon said . "In addition to our website and Check-A-Ticket machines at retail, you can also scan any current Missouri Lottery ticket on our mobile app to see if it's a victor". Speedway official Jeff Foster said store employees have no idea who the victor is. "This is largest jackpot the Pennsylvania Lottery has ever awarded as well as our state's 18 Powerball jackpot", Lottery Executive Director Drew Svitko said in a statement .

World News Saudi Prince Visits The US To Polish His Country's Image
Author: 0 Saudi Prince Visits The US To Polish His Country's Image

During the trip, Trump signed a $110 billion arms deal between the United States and Saudi Arabia, which was primarily brokered through Kushner. "Bin Salman in his visit to the USA is heinously trying to pave the way for his coronation by any means, but it seems that pouring the hundreds of billions of dollars of the Saudi people into the arms industry of the USA has not served the objective, and he is now trying to purge the proved records of current rulers of Saudi Arabia on supporting ...

World News Spring will arrive with snow in the forecast
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The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for south central Virginia, including Halifax County beginning Wednesday , but there is a low probability for widespread hazardous weather . Most of the D.C. metro area will get somewhere between 3 and 6 inches. Heavy, wet snow and gusty winds are likely to cause power outages because the snow will stick to trees and power lines.

World News S.Korea military drills to go ahead
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Representatives of the South Korean Ministry of Defense stated that the drills are to be held at a scale "similar to those in previous years", which means that some 23,000 USA and around 300,000 South Korean soldiers will take part in the events, the Yonhap news agency reported.

World News UK, EU agree Brexit transition terms
Author: 0 UK, EU agree Brexit transition terms

The U.K.is set to leave the European Union in March 2019 and that transition period is created to ease the shift. The party said the government and European Union have already committed to having both "no hard border" on the island of Ireland, or any "borders or barriers to trade within the UK".

World News FIU Bridge Collapse Survivor Sues For Reckless Negligence
Author: 0 FIU Bridge Collapse Survivor Sues For Reckless Negligence

A teenager was driving her friend to the doctor's office to pick up some medicine. "At the core of this investigation is: how did this happen?" Florida International University held a moment of silence Monday at 1:47 p.m. Matt Morgan, one of the attorneys representing Hepburn, said in a statement to the Miami Herald that any kind of bridge construction, but particularly those built through ABC, require "close coordination" between all involved to ensure public safety.

World News Double defeat for challenge to new Congressional map
Author: 0 Double defeat for challenge to new Congressional map

The map was imposed February 19, four weeks after the court ruled Pennsylvania's existing map violated the state constitution's guarantee of "free and equal" elections by marginalizing Democratic vote counts through extreme gerrymandering .

World News Donald Trump yet to congratulate Vladimir Putin
Author: 0 Donald Trump yet to congratulate Vladimir Putin

During the telephonic conversation, Modi told the Russian leader that he looked forward to welcoming him in India for the India-Russia Annual Summit later this year. "Britain should be thanked for that", he told Russian journalists. Opposition leader Navalny is expected to call for anti-Putin protests demanding a re-run of an election he says was neither free nor fair.

World News Forecast For 5 to 8 Inches of Snow for Framingham, MetroWest
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As this low moves offshore, it will help pull down colder air ahead of a second storm system. Tuesday A chance of snow before 2 p.m., then rain and snow likely. Breezy, with a northeast wind 18 to 24 miles per hour. And a howling northeast wind. On Wednesday afternoon and evening, snow could fall at a rate of 1 to 3 inches per hour.

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