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Death of Putin critic Nikolay Glushkov was murder, police believe

Death of Putin critic Nikolay Glushkov was murder, police believe At this time, there is no link between Glushkov's death and the attempted murders of Skripal and his daughter, police said. Mr Glushkov is the former deputy director of Russian state airline Aeroflot . Terror cops were treating Glushkov's death as unexplained but confirmed today a murder probe has been launched. In 2004, he was sentenced to three years and three months behind bars but was relea... [Full Article...]

USA detecting Taliban interest in Afghan peace talks: Mattis

USA detecting Taliban interest in Afghan peace talks: Mattis But Afghan President Ashraf Ghani offered talks without preconditions with the Taliban insurgents last month, in what was seen by USA officials as a major overture from Kabul. The U.S. has stepped up assistance to the Afghan military and greatly increased air strikes against the Taliban as part of its new regional strategy announced in 2017, in a bid to break the stalemate and force the insurgen... [Full Article...]

Porn star Stormy Daniels starts fundraiser to pay legal costs

Porn star Stormy Daniels starts fundraiser to pay legal costs Daniels said the agreement, which laid out terms of the payment, isn't valid because it was never actually signed by Trump. The expiration comes as CBS News confirms Daniels gave an interview with " 60 Minutes " and one of her close pals recounts moments from the fling. [Full Article...]

Nest starts sales of video doorbell, launches temperature sensor

Nest starts sales of video doorbell, launches temperature sensor It works seamlessly with all of your other nest products. The Nest Hello is similar to Ring in that it allows you to see who is at the door by peeking on your mobile device. And now, Nest is back again under Google. And for Nest, which now finds itself with an even more massive competitor in Amazon , that might make all the difference. [Full Article...]

Trump Administration Sanctions Russia for Interference in US Elections

Trump Administration Sanctions Russia for Interference in US Elections Reaction from Russian Federation was swift. He did not elaborate on how Russian Federation would retaliate. The White House unveiled new sanctions against five Russian-backed institutions and at least 19 foreign nationals for meddling in USA electoral politics; raising the stakes just hours after the United States and its European allies accused Putin of assassinating a former spy on British... [Full Article...]

Rajya Sabha Proceedings Washed Out For 8th Day

Rajya Sabha Proceedings Washed Out For 8th Day Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has repeatedly pointed to the "unscientific and irrational" manner in which the bifurcation of unified Andhra Pradesh happened amidst the "din of protest" in Parliament. Yanamala said the TDP's alliance with the BJP was "still on". After congratulating Indian medal winners at Archery World Cup and ISSF World Shooting Championships, Naidu said it is against t... [Full Article...]

Oklahoma Plans To Be The First State To Use Nitrogen For Executions

Oklahoma Plans To Be The First State To Use Nitrogen For Executions Executions have been on hold in Oklahoma for more than three years because of repeated problems with the lethal injection method. That came to light after authorities in late September 2015 abruptly canceled the execution of Richard Glossip upon discovering they were about to use the wrong drug. [Full Article...]

Courts uphold Trumps Texas anti-immigration law

Courts uphold Trumps Texas anti-immigration law The 3-0 decision by a panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals marks a major victory for President Trump, who has demanded sanctuary cities be punished for thwarting the federal government and protecting illegal immigrants . Up until now, that argument has met with some measure of success . "[SB4 will] lead to abuse of power against Latinos and immigrants", warned Anchia. [Full Article...]

Startup Company To Build 3D Print Homes For $10000

Startup Company To Build 3D Print Homes For $10000 The partners plan to build a community of affordable 100 3D-printed homes in El Salvador next year. ICON's main aim is not to just build homes fast, but make them extremely affordable as well. 3D printed houses, according to him, is one of the more promising technologies for creating habitats in the future. However, by working alongside ICON , they now have access to the impressive Vulcan 3... [Full Article...]

On Whirlwind California Trip, Trump Tours Border Wall Mockups And Talks Military

On Whirlwind California Trip, Trump Tours Border Wall Mockups And Talks Military After viewing the wall prototypes in an area of the border heavily cordoned off and far from the rallies on the USA side, addressed the military at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar before flying to Los Angeles and attend a high-dollar fundraiser in Beverly Hills. [Full Article...]

International Solar Alliance launched

International Solar Alliance launched Out of the 27 projects for which Modi offered financial assistance, 23 of them are African countries. Both parties agreed to cooperate on knowledge sharing and developing technology roadmaps for the promotion of solar energy, develop financing instruments to support solar energy deployment, and conduct studies and consultations to explore mobilization of concessional financing through trust fund... [Full Article...]

Betsy DeVos Made Pretty Much Everyone Cringe on "60 Minutes"

Betsy DeVos Made Pretty Much Everyone Cringe on A longtime proponent of choice, DeVos stumbled through her answer when asked how such efforts had worked to improve the public schools in her home state of MI. Zorhoff , ever having a gun "or being trained in that way". But when pressed about how that's worked out in her home state of Michigan , DeVos couldn't say public schools were doing any better - only that "pockets" had improved. [Full Article...]

White House rolls out new gun safety proposals

White House rolls out new gun safety proposals The Florida bill also allows school staff to carry firearms, an idea Trump has championed but that is opposed by the National Education Association, the largest teachers lobby in the country, and other groups. While there was no specific language for a ban on bump stocks included in the plan, a senior administration official said the president has already taken action to put the process in motion ... [Full Article...]

Taliban seize district headquarters in west

Taliban seize district headquarters in west The Taliban immediately claimed responsibility saying the district is now under their control. Farah province, which borders Iran, is a centre of opium poppy cultivation in western Afghanistan. The victims are all members of a single family, Khogyani added. And how USA forces have "crushed the enemy in the field" (or at least "put the Taliban on the defensive") in "this fight for freedom in Af... [Full Article...]

House Intel Committee finishes its Russia probe interviews

House Intel Committee finishes its Russia probe interviews The agencies have repeatedly asserted support for those findings, even as Trump's appointees took the helm. Rep. Mike Conaway , R-Texas, says the committee has finished doing witness interviews. But parallel investigations in two Senate committees into alleged collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump camp continued apace, as did an inquiry led by the special counsel Robert Mueller ... [Full Article...]

Chad could be removed from the U.S. travel ban list

Chad could be removed from the U.S. travel ban list Tillerson's first official Africa visit includes Ethiopia, Djibouti, Kenya , Chad and Nigeria. His meeting with the president was announced by Buhari's Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad on Twitter. The United States has yet to hear back from North Korea about its proposal for a summit, which President Donald Trump accepted last week, Washington's top diplomat said Monday. [Full Article...]

Trump campaigs in Pennsylvania congressional race

Trump campaigs in Pennsylvania congressional race Democrat Conor Lamb has proven to be a stellar candidate. With anti-Trump fervor simmering, voters troop to the polls in the closely watched 18th congressional district, the working-class corner of southwestern Pennsylvania, to replace a Republican ousted by scandal. [Full Article...]

Big showdown as farmer's march to gherao the Vidhan Bhavan

Big showdown as farmer's march to gherao the Vidhan Bhavan The farmers wearing red caps and waving red communist party flags chanted slogans demanding higher food grain and milk prices in south Mumbai , where many big Indian companies and the central bank are headquartered. The farmers chose to march overnight to reach Mumbai's Azad Maidan early today to avoid any inconvenience to the children sitting for their exam today. [Full Article...]

Bihar bypolls: Voting underway for Araria Lok Sabha, 2 assembly seats

Bihar bypolls: Voting underway for Araria Lok Sabha, 2 assembly seats The Lok Sabha seat for Araria , held by RJD Mohd Taslimuddin, fell vacant after his death, and the assembly seat for Jehanabad was vacated by the death of RJD lawmaker Mundrika Singh Yadav, and the Bhabua assembly seat was vacated after the death of the BJP's Anand Bhushan Pandey. [Full Article...]

'A serious attack' -- Major US trading partners blast Trump's tariffs

'A serious attack' -- Major US trading partners blast Trump's tariffs Trump drew on rarely used national security grounds to place a 25 percent tax on steel imports and 10 percent tax on imported aluminum. "We have to protect and build our steel and aluminum industries, while at the same time showing great flexibility and cooperation toward those who are really friends of ours, both on a trade basis and a military basis", Trump said at a signing ceremony ... [Full Article...]


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