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Oxford bosses to UK: Protect EU citizen rights or academics will flee

Labour are telling their MPs to vote against the government and around 10 Tory backbenchers have defied orders from their party managers in previous votes on this bill, but a rebellion on that scale won't be enough to defeat the government and ministers aren't expected to make concessions. [Full Article...]

Woman hurls barrage of questions at Sean Spicer in Washington store

Woman hurls barrage of questions at Sean Spicer in Washington store White House spokesman Sean Spicer was shopping in an Apple Store in Washington DC when he was accosted by angry heckler Shree Chauhan , 33. As someone that has lived in Washington, D.C. "I was not polite", Chauhan admitted in describing her questions. "To have someone who speaks for the president of the United States tell me to my face that I shouldn't be here and I was born here - that is a ... [Full Article...]

Egypt's prosecutor agrees to release former President Mubarak

Egypt's prosecutor agrees to release former President Mubarak The petition said Mubarak's three-year sentence for embezzling state funds has been served while in detention for the protesters' case, the Associated Press reported. Mubarak is still banned from travel pending investigations by the Illicit Gains Authority into an increase in his personal wealth since the 2011 revolution, according to his lawyer Farid El-Deeb. [Full Article...]

Netherlands batter Israel in 12-2 World Baseball Classic win

Netherlands batter Israel in 12-2 World Baseball Classic win World Baseball Classic rules state that players who are eligible for citizenship of a country may play on that country's team. Then came Saturday night's 4-1 victory over all-time worldwide baseball power Cuba in Tokyo, putting Team Israel one victory away from a trip to the final four at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. [Full Article...]

Trump's 'Winter White House' to Host Xi Jinping in April

The U.S. online media outlet Axios revealed that the planned meeting will be held at a two-day summit next month. News of the meeting comes as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson prepares to head out tomorrow (14 March) on a journey to east Asia with visits to Japan, South Korea and China to reaffirm American economic and security commitments. [Full Article...]

United States commandos who KILLED Osama bin Laden readying to WIPEOUT Kim Jong

United States commandos who KILLED Osama bin Laden readying to WIPEOUT Kim Jong He told Japanese authorities at the time that he wanted to visit Tokyo Disneyland. North Korea has demanded the body back from Day One and objected to Malaysia's autopsy. The footage was uploaded to the video-sharing website YouTube by a group called "Cheollima Civil Defence", which it says has been protecting Kim Jong-nam's family. [Full Article...]

Ice house formed by strong winds, freezing temperatures in NY

Ice house formed by strong winds, freezing temperatures in NY But rather than being upset, Kucko has chose to 'let it go, ' and turned his misfortune into a dazzling series of photographs . Photographer John Kucko , who frequents the area, captured photos and video of the home to prove an original shot of the "ice house" wasn't Photoshopped. [Full Article...]

Ethiopian landslide kills 15, dozens more missing

Ethiopian landslide kills 15, dozens more missing Many people at the landfill were "frantically looking for friends and family", Hope for Korah, a Canadian NGO that assists people living in the area near the dump, said on its Facebook page . Some 500 waste pickers are believed to visit the dump every day, sifting through the waste of the better off for anything of value. The condolence message of the government, which didn't say what exact cau... [Full Article...]

Toni Anderson found dead in auto pulled from Missouri River

Toni Anderson found dead in auto pulled from Missouri River They also informed they still don't suspect foul play and that the black SUV also discovered in the Missouri River near the Anderson's auto has no ties to any probe they are working on. The young college student had been driving to meet with friends downtown after leaving her job at Chrome entertainment bar on 40-Highway around 4am. [Full Article...]

Dozens killed after bus drives into parade in Haiti

Dozens killed after bus drives into parade in Haiti Officials have put the death toll at 34, with another 17 people injured. The musicians were taking part in a local parade featuring traditional instruments, according to Sky News . " The bus, the passengers and the driver were placed under protection at the station in Gonaives ". The driver tried to flee the scene after the incident. [Full Article...]

US Hate Crime: Man Sets Indian Origin's Store on Fire

US Hate Crime: Man Sets Indian Origin's Store on Fire Richard Leslie Lloyd , 64, told police he tried to light the Port St Lucie shop on fire to " run the Arabs out of our country ", according to news reports on Sunday. In addition to being upset over his incorrect assumption that the store was owned by Arabs and Muslims , Lloyd also told investigators that he had gone in the store days earlier for Tropicana Orange Pineapple Juice, and was mad after... [Full Article...]

Iraq forces retake over a third of west Mosul, commander says

Iraqi forces launched the operation to recapture west Mosul - the most populated urban area still under IS control - on February 19, retaking a series of areas as they advanced up from the south. Iraqi forces have captured more than half of territories in western Mosul from the Daesh terrorist group, according to a military spokesman. A spokesman for the Hashd al-Shaabi paramilitary forces, Kar... [Full Article...]

Another bomb threat at the JCC in Brighton

Another bomb threat at the JCC in Brighton When a threat came in last Tuesday, authorities indicated that they were looking to see whether the threat was connected to several other threats made to JCC's and other Jewish institutions at around the same time. "NY is one family, and an attack on one is an attack on all". New Yorkers can also call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS. After the first bomb threat of the week, the cente... [Full Article...]

Trump to Palestinian leader: It's time for peace

Trump to Palestinian leader: It's time for peace White House spokesman Sean Spicer in Washington also confirmed that Trump had invited Abbas to a meeting at the White House very soon. Abbas says he told Trump he opposes extremism and will cooperate with the U.S.to reach a peace deal based on the establishment of a Palestinian state next to Israel. [Full Article...]

More US boots on the ground

More US boots on the ground The U.S. -led coalition did not confirm the strikes and there was no immediate indication from officials which nation's aircraft were involved. Army Gen. By partnering with the Kurds in the Raqqa assault, the United States also risks being seen as entering into an indirect alliance with Russian Federation and Assad's government, which Moscow backs. [Full Article...]

German shopping centre closed after terror attack tip-off

German shopping centre closed after terror attack tip-off About 100 police officers have cordoned off the city centre mall and a subway station in the West German city of Essen and ordered it remain closed through the day. Germany remains on edge following a series of attacks over the past year, including when a failed Tunisian asylum seeker drove a truck into a Berlin Christmas market in December, killing 12 people. [Full Article...]

McCain predicts 'train wreck' between US, Turkey, Kurds in Syria

At the Moscow meeting Vladimir Putin announced that the ban on Turkish construction companies in Russia had been lifted, and also promised to further liberalize the travel visa regime with Turkey that was introduced shortly after the downing of the Russian bomber. [Full Article...]

Premier League round-up: Hull record important win in relegation fight

Premier League round-up: Hull record important win in relegation fight Swansea dominated possession throughout the match but were unable to capitalise - particularly after Fernando Llorente was forced off with an injury shortly before the half-time break. King missed a penalty before West Ham took the lead through Michail Antonio and Benik Afobe missed again from the spot for Bournemouth before King scored twice to give Bournemouth the lead early in the second h... [Full Article...]

Toyota stolen with 4-year-old girl inside

A family member named Tony Lam later emerged from the Nguyen home to offer their thanks to the Toronto Police Service as well as local news outlets who helped broadcast the Amber Alert. Repeated alerts were issued by Toronto police and a frantic search ensued. "There has to be the threat of imminent harm to the child, and there has to be an abduction involved", Const. [Full Article...]

In President Park's dramatic ouster, a test of South Korea's young democracy

In President Park's dramatic ouster, a test of South Korea's young democracy While the protests have largely been against Park, a vocal minority of supporters also packed streets, calling to " impeach the impeachment " and restore her as president. Park's removal would allow South Korean policy makers-including acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn-to focus more on a slowing economy, escalating tensions with North Korea and economic retaliation from China over the Thaad missi... [Full Article...]


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