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Israel strikes Gaza areas for second day

Israel strikes Gaza areas for second day While detonating bombs and firing machine guns during the drill, Hamas forces also reportedly launched a couple of missiles, but in the opposite direction of Israel, towards the Mediterranean Sea. No organization immediately claimed responsibility for the launches. " The enemy (Israel) bears responsibility for any escalation and we will not stand handcuffed against any aggression ", Abu Ubaida w... [Full Article...]

Russian ambassador: Trump made 'grave mistake' expelling diplomats

Russian ambassador: Trump made 'grave mistake' expelling diplomats Ukraine will expel 13 diplomats, Lithuania is expelling three and Latvia is ejecting one. A British police officer who stumbled upon the two as they lay unconscious on a bench outside a shopping centre was also hospitalized after coming into contact with the substance, but has since been released. [Full Article...]

Jewish groups protest against Labour Party at British parliament

Jewish groups protest against Labour Party at British parliament But Britain's Jewish Community isn't satisfied. It says he " cannot seriously contemplate anti-Semitism, because he is so ideologically fixed within a far-left world view that is instinctively hostile to mainstream Jewish communities ". [Full Article...]

Coalition warns Iran as Saudi foils missile raid

Coalition warns Iran as Saudi foils missile raid Another Houthi attack orchestrated in Tehran enables the Saudi government to remind everyone that the war against the militias and their allies was, and continues to be, a war of necessity. The UN urgently needs US$350 million for humanitarian projects in Yemen , a senior agency official said on Sunday, insisting it was mere "peanuts" compared with the cost of the country's war. [Full Article...]

Weather On Tap: Freezing Rain Means Potentially Slick Monday AM Commute

Weather On Tap: Freezing Rain Means Potentially Slick Monday AM Commute Sunday night: A chance of showers before 11 p.m., then a slight chance of rain. Winds will be light on Saturday but will pick up again on Sunday . Rain returns Monday with a chance of isolated storms Monday into Tuesday . We aren't expecting much of this to stick, possibly a dusting to an inch across the highest peaks. [Full Article...]

Top Chinese officials condemn USA import tariffs

Top Chinese officials condemn USA import tariffs As we come to the end of this first quarter of 2018 all of the optimism that we saw at the end of January now appears to be an nearly distant memory, and it will need a significant change of tone to prevent stock markets finishing this quarter lower, despite this year's record highs. [Full Article...]

China hits back at Trump

China hits back at Trump China responded by threatening to slap tariffs on 128 products, accounting for $3bn in USA imports, including a 15% tariff on U.S. steel pipes, fresh fruit and wine, and a 25% tariff on pork and recycled aluminium, the Financial Times reports . [Full Article...]

Trump passes $1.3 trillion spending bill to avert shut down

Trump passes $1.3 trillion spending bill to avert shut down The spending bill doesn't include Democrat-favored subsidies for the Affordable Care Act exchanges, which started faltering after Trump reversed some federal payments in his wider effort to scuttle the health care law. NAFCU urged Congress to fully fund the programs, which predominantly help credit unions serve low-income areas. While going over a bill that needed a vote made flawless sense to p... [Full Article...]

What is the Chipko movement?

What is the Chipko movement? The movement was named so because the villagers hugged the trees and encircled them to prevent being hacked. What does Google say about the movement? Though the Chipko Movement gathered prominence in the 1970's, the idea had actually germinated way back in 18th century Rajasthan . [Full Article...]

South Jersey weather should hold dry this weekend

South Jersey weather should hold dry this weekend Forecasters at the National Weather Service office in Portland say that snow levels may briefly drop to sea level on the coast and in the mid-valley late Friday and early Saturday . High temperatures will peak in the mid 40s for most of the area. We might even see a big hole the clouds to our west that moves in later this evening, which could cool things down for our overnight low. [Full Article...]

Jeremy Corbyn denounced by Campaign Against Antisemitism

Jeremy Corbyn denounced by Campaign Against Antisemitism Mr Smith was replaced as shadow Northern Ireland secretary after calling for a second European Union referendum. The move came as Mr Corbyn was also under fire from some of his own MPs over the latest anti-Semitism row to hit the party, relating to his apparent support for an artist who painted a controversial mural in London in 2012. [Full Article...]

More wet weather on the way… This time its rain

More wet weather on the way… This time its rain A few showers are possible after 8 PM Monday, but a lot of the activity looks to stay just north of the viewing area. A cool, breezy, and dry day can be expected across the Commonwealth to round out your weekend before rain chances return. [Full Article...]

Despite Resignations And Reports, Trump Says Lawyers 'Want To Represent Me'

Despite Resignations And Reports, Trump Says Lawyers 'Want To Represent Me' One of the lawyers represents Trump's former legal team spokesman, who is said to have told special counsel Robert Mueller that a key witness hinted at concealing evidence from the investigation while on a conference call with Trump - an action that, if true, could open Trump up to legal jeopardy. [Full Article...]

Austin Police Warn Residents to Stay on Alert Amid Bombing Investigation

Austin Police Warn Residents to Stay on Alert Amid Bombing Investigation And the Associated Press led with the perspective of Conditt's uncle, who described the killer as " smart and kind ". "The suspect described the six bombs that constructed with a level of specificity that he identified the differences among those six bombs", the chief stated. [Full Article...]

Outgoing lawyer says Trump approved statement calling for end to Mueller probe

Outgoing lawyer says Trump approved statement calling for end to Mueller probe The White House and later Mr Dowd had to clarify the statement , saying the president's legal team wasn't calling for Mr Mueller to be fired . On Thursday, the president reaffirmed his willingness to meet with Mueller, telling reporters following a trade event at the White House: " Yes, I would like to ". [Full Article...]

MoS KJ Alphons slams Aadhaar critics: What's so private about iris?

MoS KJ Alphons slams Aadhaar critics: What's so private about iris? Interacting with media in Trivandrum, Alphons said, "You think Prime Minister is going to give your data to a private company!" Union Minister of State for Information Technology and Tourism Alphons Kannanthanam on Sunday hit out at critics of Aadhaar and said its data has never been breached and that it is completely secure. [Full Article...]

Historic protest - hundreds of thousands march for gun reform

Historic protest - hundreds of thousands march for gun reform She said Ariyanna is being home-schooled now but would be attending public school next year and she was anxious about her safety. Dianne Feinstein said. "It was students my own age who decided they wanted to put an end to gun violence". "Politicians either represent the people or can not", said Cameron Kasky, a Marjory Stoneman Douglas student who survived the shooting. [Full Article...]

Dropbox prices shares at US$21 for Friday market debut

Dropbox prices shares at US$21 for Friday market debut Dropbox's valuation of $7.8 billion to $8.7 billion makes it far from the largest technology company to oversee an IPO in recent memory. Dropbox Inc . On average, US -listed companies have sold 39% of their shares in an IPO this year, while USA -listed technology companies have sold 22% of their stock, according to Dealogic data. [Full Article...]

Buhari promises Amnesty for repentant Boko Haram members

Buhari promises Amnesty for repentant Boko Haram members Fatima Mohammed's distraught parents think she is among the five who died, but the army prevented them from confirming this with Fatima's friends, and none of the authorities have made contact. Buhari, who's also a Muslim, further said in his statement: "President Buhari is fully conscious of his duty under the constitution to protect all Nigerians, irrespective of faith, ethnic background or geop... [Full Article...]

Ronchi powers Islamabad United to Pakistan Super League trophy

Ronchi powers Islamabad United to Pakistan Super League trophy United reached the final of the inaugural edition of the PSL in 2016, but were beaten by Quetta Gladiators. It's been nearly a decade since National Stadium Karachi hosted the game of Cricket featuring International Players as Pakistan-Sri Lanka Test Match held here from February 21-25 was the last time, spectators watched their national heroes competing with foreigners. [Full Article...]


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