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Russian official: European Union using spy case…

Russian official: European Union using spy case… She added that there should be further action taken beyond the recall of the EU's ambassador to Moscow. According to NHS England, Sergei Skripal , 66, and Yulia Skripal , 33, remain hospitalized in a critical but stable condition in intensive care after they were found collapsed on a bench in the city of Salisbury on March 4. [Full Article...]

Omnibus spending bill rejects Trump EPA, DOE cuts

Omnibus spending bill rejects Trump EPA, DOE cuts Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued the following statement regarding the omnibus spending bill released by Congressional leaders: "The omnibus spending plan released last night contains a number of our priorities at USDA". Defense spending levels for this fiscal year ending September 30 were set at $700 billion, an increase of $61 billion over the 2017 cap. He singled out Republicans... [Full Article...]

Trump meets Saudi Crown Prince MBS, sells weapons

Trump meets Saudi Crown Prince MBS, sells weapons Henzel continued that Trump expressed the United States concerns towards the Iranian attitude that seeks to harm security in the Middle East. For all his taboo-busting changes at home and risky moves in the Middle East, Prince Mohammed is still a mystery to the United States and much of the West. [Full Article...]

Oil rises to 3-wk high on Middle East tensions, Venezuela concerns

Oil rises to 3-wk high on Middle East tensions, Venezuela concerns Oil prices hit March highs on Tuesday, finding support from concerns over tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia , and about Venezuela crude production. "There's an expectation that (Trump and Prince Mohammed) are going to take a harder line on Iran , and that's bringing prices up", said Phil Flynn, a senior energy analyst at Price Futures Group in Chicago. [Full Article...]

Israel Confirms Bombing Suspected Syrian Nuclear Site in 2007

Israel Confirms Bombing Suspected Syrian Nuclear Site in 2007 It is the second time that Israel has acknowledged destroying the nuclear reactor of an enemy country. It said the reactor was "an emerging existential threat to Israel and the entire region". Hezbollah is fighting alongside Assad's regime, like Iran and Russian Federation. In 2007, Israel asked the USA to fulfill its commitment to Israel's security by striking the reactor. [Full Article...]

Trump ignored briefing materials that said not to congratulate Putin

Trump ignored briefing materials that said not to congratulate Putin White House spokesman Hogan Gidley told reporters that Trump had not called Putin and had no plans to do so. Even members of President Donald Trump's own party are criticizing him for congratulating Vladimir Putin on winning Sunday's election. [Full Article...]

ISIS Bomb Attack Kills 26 People Near Afghan Capital

ISIS Bomb Attack Kills 26 People Near Afghan Capital Nasrat Rahimi, the deputy spokesman for the Interior Ministry, said another 18 people were wounded in the attack. He said killing innocent civilians was un-Islamic and inhuman act, adding these evil acts could not undermine the determination of Afghan people to move forward and protecting their country. [Full Article...]

Maryland high school shooter dies after exchange with officer

Maryland high school shooter dies after exchange with officer A YouCaring page set up for Barnes raised more than $10,000 by Wednesday morning. Jaelynn Willey remains in critical condition at a hospital. Sen. A Facebook page under the name of "Austin Rollins" depicted a teenager who attends Great Mills High School and is interested in auto racing and kayaking. [Full Article...]

Minnesota officer charged with murder

Minnesota officer charged with murder Matthew Harrity , the officer driving the police auto from which Noor shot, said he was startled by a loud sound and both officers "got spooked" when Damond appeared out of nowhere, prosecutors said. Damond's neighbor Sarah Kuhnen said in a statement that neighbors were "relieved" Noor was being prosecuted. "This would have been done a good deal quicker if we had the cooperation of all the Minne... [Full Article...]

Boko Haram: 'don't ever put your daughters in school again'

Boko Haram: 'don't ever put your daughters in school again' The mass kidnapping brought back painful memories of the 2014 Boko Haram abduction of almost 300 girls from a separate school in Chibok, 170 miles southeast of Dapchi. "Boko Haram shook hands with the parents and apologised for abducting them", Mdada said. Wakil, popularly called "Mama Boko Haram", who appeared highly elated, told NAN that she received the news of the release of the girls with "... [Full Article...]

Check your ticket: Winning Powerball ticket worth $1 million sold in Belton

Check your ticket: Winning Powerball ticket worth $1 million sold in Belton The store earns a $100,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket. The estimated $456.7 million, which has a cash value of $273.9 million, is the eighth largest jackpot in Powerball game history, WPVI-TV wrote. The winning sum has reset to $40 million, with the next drawing Wednesday night. Powerball's largest jackpot winners include a $1.6 billion jackpot in January 2016, a $758.7 million jackpot... [Full Article...]

Spring arrives with forecast for dusting of snow

And then there's lonely Caroline county.no warnings or advisories for those folks yet but expect some snow to add up there, perhaps an inch or two. He said in his business he usually sees customers change their mindset and outlook of the seasons on March 1. [Full Article...]

MBS starts multi-city USA visit with Trump meeting

MBS starts multi-city USA visit with Trump meeting The US leader praised him as a "great purchaser" of American armaments as the two men finalised the supply of $12.5 billion of planes, missiles and frigates to Saudi Arabia as part of last year's overall arms deal. Trump will emphasize the importance of a strong and unified Gulf Cooperation Council, whose members include both Qatar and Saudi Arabia. "This is not the real Saudi Arabia", Prince ... [Full Article...]

Mississippi imposes 15-week abortion ban; nation's toughest

Mississippi imposes 15-week abortion ban; nation's toughest Additionally, there is only one abortion clinic in the entire state of MS (it's located in Jackson). U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves heard arguments Tuesday before granting the clinic's immediate request for a temporary restraining order that would block the law during the legal fight. [Full Article...]

K-pop stars to perform in North Korea in art troupe visit

K-pop stars to perform in North Korea in art troupe visit The South Korean official said consultations were underway over whether USA strategic assets such as nuclear-powered aircraft carriers or bombers would be deployed for the drills. The Olympics brought a thaw in North Korean relations with the South and the USA, and Pyongyang has agreed to separate summits with both countries. [Full Article...]

Maryland high school under lockdown after shooting, injuries reported, police say

Maryland high school under lockdown after shooting, injuries reported, police say The school resource officer who engaged with an active shooter at a Maryland high school on Tuesday has been recognized for his "exemplary judgment" before. A school shooter injured 2 people before being intercepted by the school resource officer. Great Mills High School is in Great Mills, Maryland , about 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C. [Full Article...]

FIU prepares for classes and memorials to bridge collapse victims

FIU prepares for classes and memorials to bridge collapse victims Marquise Rashaad Hepburn filed the lawsuit on Monday in Miami-Dade County Civil Court, alleging negligence and defective construction of the bridge at Florida International University , which crumbled Thursday, killing six people and injuring nine more . [Full Article...]

Barnier Hails 'Large Part of Brexit Work COMPLETE' as Transition Limited

Barnier Hails 'Large Part of Brexit Work COMPLETE' as Transition Limited In a joint press statement, David Davis, the UK's Brexit secretary, and Michel Barnier , the EU's chief negotiator announced the areas they'd agreed on. Citizens of the European Union who arrive in the United Kingdom during the transition period will also be granted the same rights. Both sides wanted the transition deal in place so that it could be signed off by EU leaders at a Brussels summi... [Full Article...]

Putin wins another six years at Russia's helm in landslide victory

Putin wins another six years at Russia's helm in landslide victory 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. Navalny's movement and the non-governmental election monitor Golos reported ballot stuffing, repeat voting and Putin supporters being bussed into polling stations en masse. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court Spikes Pennsylvania GOP's Final Hopes Over New Map

Supreme Court Spikes Pennsylvania GOP's Final Hopes Over New Map The Pennsylvania Supreme Court struck down the former map in January , saying it gave Republicans such an advantage that it violated the state constitution's guarantee that elections be free and equal. In the federal lawsuit, though, the Republican lawmakers did not have standing, the federal judges said. We still believe these issues in this case are vital constitutional questions that d... [Full Article...]


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