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Oxfam bosses face grilling by British MPs

Oxfam bosses face grilling by British MPs And I did not give her any money". There were other women he invited to his hilltop house, she said. The internal probe is over a senior employee's dismissal in November 2010. In the wake of the revelations, MPs on the global development committee convened an urgent session to investigate the crisis. After the meeting, Simon Ticehurst, Oxfam International's director general for Latin America... [Full Article...]

Robert Mueller charges lawyer with lying in Russian Federation election meddling probe

Robert Mueller charges lawyer with lying in Russian Federation election meddling probe According to an information released Tuesday by the special counsel's office, Alex Van Der Zwaan will plead guilty to making "false, fictitious, and fraudulent statements" to investigators. Prosecutors alleged that Zwaan deleted and otherwise did not produce that and other emails. Yanukovych was ousted from the presidency in 2014 amid widespread protests against his Russia-friendly positions and... [Full Article...]

NY lawmakers press Trump to impose Russian Federation sanctions

NY lawmakers press Trump to impose Russian Federation sanctions President Donald Trump said on Sunday (Monday in Manila) that Russian Federation was succeeding beyond its " wildest dreams " in sowing USA discord but refrained once more from directly challenging Moscow on its election meddling. I get a sense, though, that the partisan battle around Russian interference in the election will have some nasty, hard-to-reverse consequences. "So why didn't he do som... [Full Article...]

Tripura polls: Will Modi's magic play out again?

Tripura polls: Will Modi's magic play out again? BJP is battling close behind CPI-M and is expected to give the Left front a run for their money. Polling was deferred to March 12 in Charilam (Reserved-Tribal) seat due to the death of sitting MLA and Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) candidate Ramendra Narayan Debbarma . [Full Article...]

PM inaugurates BJP's new headquarters at Delhi, party committed to 'Rashtra Bhakti'

PM inaugurates BJP's new headquarters at Delhi, party committed to 'Rashtra Bhakti' The new headquarters, with an area of over 1.70 lakh sq ft, is bigger than the office of any other political party in the world, its president Amit Shah said on Sunday. The Prime Minister further noted that the NDA government under former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's leadership ignited a ray of hope among Indians. [Full Article...]

Fire hits sacred monastery in Tibet

Fire hits sacred monastery in Tibet The cause of the fire is unknown or has not yet been revealed. It houses a holy statue of the Buddha and other cultural treasures. Official information extremely limited, raising concern about extent of damage. China has ruled Tibet with an iron fist since Chinese troops marched in in 1950, in what Beijing terms a "peaceful liberation". The temple had been closed to the public yesterday, ... [Full Article...]

Dozens protest as Turkish, US diplomats try to calm ties

Dozens protest as Turkish, US diplomats try to calm ties Responding to claims that six men were treated for symptoms in line with exposure to toxic gas after a shelling offensive on Friday, a Turkish diplomatic source said Turkey had "never used" chemical weapons in Syria and accusations that it had done so during its offensive against the Kurdish People's Protection Units ( YPG ) militia were "baseless". [Full Article...]

Magazine gets ex-playmate's account of President Trump affair

Magazine gets ex-playmate's account of President Trump affair Based on a report from The New Yorker , which also contained confirmation from McDougal, the affair happened in 2006 - at a time when Trump was already married to First Lady Melania Trump and their son was a few months old. "I'm the one who took it, so it's my fault, too". She ended up with American Media Inc ., which publishes the National Enquirer , which paid her $150,000 for the rights to... [Full Article...]

Dog food that may contain euthanasia drug recalled; 1 dog death reported

Dog food that may contain euthanasia drug recalled; 1 dog death reported The spokesperson for the FDA continued to say that pentobarbital should not ever be present in any pet food and those products containing pentobarbital, regardless of the amount, are considered adulterated. "There is now no set tolerance for pentobarbital in pet food and its detection renders the product adulterated (therefore, the substance should not be present in pet foods at all)". [Full Article...]

'You confront it head on' - Barnaby Joyce's issues with Malcolm Joyce 'resolved'

'You confront it head on' - Barnaby Joyce's issues with Malcolm Joyce 'resolved' The pair met at the Commonwealth Parliament Offices for over an hour earlier on Saturday, where the two leaders discussed comments the prime minister made about Mr Joyce's affair with a former staffer. In a radio interview ahead of his departure to the United States, and after a new poll showed a majority of Australians thought Joyce should resign the leadership of the National party , the prim... [Full Article...]

Poland PM's remarks not 'intended to deny the Holocaust,' office says

Poland PM's remarks not 'intended to deny the Holocaust,' office says The clarification statement was issued on Sunday morning, hours after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu released a statement saying that Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki's statements during an interview with an Israeli journalist were "outrageous". [Full Article...]

Attack on Russain church leaves five women dead, police kill attacker

Attack on Russain church leaves five women dead, police kill attacker The perpetrator of the deadly shooting in the town of Kizlyar in Russia's Republic of Dagestan has been identified as a 22-year-old region's resident Khalil Khalilov, Kizlyar's administration said in a statement on Sunday. There is inconsistency in the reports on the number of people wounded. "There were a lot of people there, moms with little children, elderly people". [Full Article...]

66 killed in Iran plane crash

66 killed in Iran plane crash Mr. Tabatabai said the plane flew into Mount Dena, which has an elevation of about 1,440 feet. Aseman is a semi-private air carrier that specialises in flights to remote airfields in Iran, reported British broadcaster Sky News. Pir-Hossein Koulivand, head of Iran's Emergency Medical Services, said the plane crashed only 185.2 kilometers (113 miles) before reaching Yasuj , Press TV reported. [Full Article...]

Israel warns it could act against Iran's 'empire'

Israel warns it could act against Iran's 'empire' Israel has carried out scores of airstrikes in Syria in recent years, focusing largely on what it says are advanced weapons stores or convoys of weapons meant for Hezbollah, and it has also reportedly hit Syrian government facilities involved in weapons development and an Iranian base under construction in Syria. [Full Article...]

Jammu and Kashmir: Security forces call off operation after militants escape

Jammu and Kashmir: Security forces call off operation after militants escape On Thursday, some unidentified militants targeted a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) camp in Awantipora area of Pulwama district. He said the search operation turned into an encounter as the government forces were fired upon by the militants. [Full Article...]

Amy Schumer secretly weds beau Chris Fischer

Amy Schumer secretly weds beau Chris Fischer Previous year she told Vogue that they're working on finding a director and said that they'll be playing "dysfunctional twins". "It was attractive", Lawrence said. But when I say, 'Shall we get out of here?,' he's like, 'Yes!'. Numerous photos were also posted of the intimate wedding , which was a small ceremony that took place during sunset in a romantic venue somewhere in Malibu with fe... [Full Article...]

Russian hockey outclasses United States at Olympics

Russian hockey outclasses United States at Olympics Kovalchuk blasted a shot past United States goaltender Ryan Zapolski from the right faceoff circle with 0.2sec remaining in the second period, boosting the Russian lead to 3-0. Kovalchuk struck again 28 seconds into the third period, zipping a laser shot from the opposite circle for the final goal. "Just first game we play good first five minutes, today we play all 60, so that was the difference". [Full Article...]

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani visits India, meets Narendra Modi

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani visits India, meets Narendra Modi The two also issued a joint postal stamp. Both sides deliberated extensively on intensifying cooperation in the oil sector and agreed to move beyond traditional "buyer-seller" relationship and develop it into a long-term strategic partnership. [Full Article...]

Latest snow, sleet forecast for Saturday in Northern Virginia

Latest snow, sleet forecast for Saturday in Northern Virginia Monday night: A chance of rain . Temperatures will head toward the middle to upper 30s this evening ahead of our round of snow . In some areas, snow could be wet enough to result in some power outages, according to the county. The forecast indicates that no more than a half-inch of liquid precipitation is expected. Heavier amounts than that would be rather isolated - if they occur at al... [Full Article...]

Ethiopia declares national state of emergency

Ethiopia declares national state of emergency Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn tendered his resignation two days later, though he continues to remain in office temporarily, a move he said would help political reforms and one that caused Ethiopia's cabinet to declare a state of emergency, citing ethnic unrest. [Full Article...]


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