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Global News Killed in Shooting Outside Church in Russia's Dagestan Region
Author: 0 Killed in Shooting Outside Church in Russia's Dagestan Region

They include two members of local security services and two civilians, also women, the Interfax news agency said. Moscow's Patriarchate of the Russian Orthodox Church describes the shooting as a "monstrous crime", it is meant to create conflict between the Christian and Muslim populace in Dagestan.

Global News Latvia's central bank chief released on bail, ECB halts payments to ABLV
Author: 0 Latvia's central bank chief released on bail, ECB halts payments to ABLV

The channel showed Ilmars Rimsevics speaking to reporters on Monday evening and saying he "rejects everything" that has been alleged about him. Officials including Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis and Finance Minister Dana Reizniece-Ozola called on Mr Rimsevics, 52, to recuse himself from his duties, but didn't link the detention to the U.S.

Author: 0 Snow, sleet, freezing rain making travel challenging

Plan for travel issues during tomorrow's commute lingering into the lunch hour. Conditions should improve by the evening, as freezing rain exits the area. At night, a 20 percent chance of rain remains, but temperatures are likely to stay above 58. Skies will be mainly cloudy overnight, then begin to clear toward daybreak.

Global News Iran Denies Military Buildup in Syria
Author: 0 Iran Denies Military Buildup in Syria

Russian Federation considers statements that Israel should be destroyed inadmissible, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Monday. The statement comes amid Israeli and USA officials' concern over alleged Iranian presence in Syria, a claim that Tehran has repeatedly refuted.

Global News China angered by theft of Terracotta Warrior's thumb
Author: 0 China angered by theft of Terracotta Warrior's thumb

He was released on bail on February 13. An official at the Shaanxi Cultural Heritage Promotion Center, which loans the statues out, called for a harsh punishment, the Times reports . Authorities said the man, later identified as Michael Rohana, then went for a more permanent memento. Surveillance video also caught Rohana hanging around the exhibit, while his selfies pictured him with his arms draped around " The Cavalryman ".

Global News Search Continues in Mountains for Wreckage of Downed Iranian Passenger Plane
Author: 0 Search Continues in Mountains for Wreckage of Downed Iranian Passenger Plane

A passenger on the ill-fated Iranian airliner which crashed earlier today leaving 66 dead messaged a relative saying "may God protect us, that we arrive safely" shortly before take off. With decades of global sanctions pending the commercial passenger aircraft fleet of Iran seems to have aged with air accidents becoming quite a regular in the last few years.

Global News New raids on Syria rebel enclave kill 45 civilians
Author: 0 New raids on Syria rebel enclave kill 45 civilians

The UK-based group said 470 people had been injured, some critically. U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura warned on Tuesday that the escalating battle in Ghouta could turn into a repeat of the bloody fight for Aleppo, which Damascus regained full control of in late 2016 after years of fighting.

Global News South Korea to resume joint military exercises with US
Author: 0 South Korea to resume joint military exercises with US

The U.S.is indicating a new willingness to talk with North Korea, but it is still hard to see a peaceful resolution to the nuclear crisis on the Korean peninsula in the near future. Another main task is to prepare for the Washington-to-Seoul transition of wartime operational control of South Korea's armed forces, it said . Despite an inter-Korean detente that came with North Korea's participation in the Winter Olympics, uncertainty continues to loom over the reunion of families ...

Global News In A Surprise Move, President Trump Endorses Mitt Romney For Senate
Author: 0 In A Surprise Move, President Trump Endorses Mitt Romney For Senate

Romney first sought the presidency in 2008 but lost the Republican nomination to Arizona Senator John McCain. "Romney called for the Boy Scouts to accept homosexuals before Obama did", Camenker recalls. The race will be Romney's second for the Senate. Since becoming president, Trump has attempted to repay the favor. Polls show that Americans are supportive of legal immigrants but want border security and support action to stem the flow of illegal immigrants.

Global News Merkel taps ally for crucial party job, grooms successor
Author: 0 Merkel taps ally for crucial party job, grooms successor

By appointing one of her closest confidantes to a top CDU role, Merkel is also responding to critics who have been calling for fresh faces to reinvigorate the party after the disappointing September election. Her star been on the rise since her thumping re-election past year in a closely-watched regional vote. Merkel herself presented AKK with a bouquet of flowers after voters returned the state premier to power with 41 percent of the vote.

Global News British Tycoon Richard Branson Promises Operational Hyperloop in India by 2024
Author: 0 British Tycoon Richard Branson Promises Operational Hyperloop in India by 2024

On Sunday, February 18, when India was holidaying, the Richard Branson-led Virgin Group signed a framework agreement with the Government of Maharashtra to build a Hyperloop transport system between Mumbai and Pune . Magnetic levitation lifts the pod, which will then glide at speeds of over 1,000kph, benefiting from ultra-low aerodynamic drag and cutting travel times considerably.

Global News Gun enthusiast makes powerful statement with his AR-15
Author: 0 Gun enthusiast makes powerful statement with his AR-15

His video has been shared more than 210,000 times. Pappalardo said he was happy to give up the $600 or $800 bucks he could make off the weapon, to ensure it would never be pointed at someone. He said he chose to destroy the weapon to make good on a promise he made in December 2012 after the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newton, Conn.

Global News Political experts rate Donald Trump worst president in USA history
Author: 0 Political experts rate Donald Trump worst president in USA history

Vaughn reveal that their most recent survey of scholars shows that Trump's first year was seen as a catastrophe by both Democrats and Republicans in the field of political science. The group came to a collective conclusion guaranteed to please the Resistance: Donald Trump is the lousiest president of all time . Roughly 57% of the respondents were Democrats, 13% were Republicans and 27% were independents (3% selected "Other").

Global News Mob lynches 2 men accused of raping, killing minor
Author: 0 Mob lynches 2 men accused of raping, killing minor

The girl's disappearance from Lohit district of Arunachal Pradesh state, and the discovery of her badly disfigured body, sparked widespread anger. An eyewitness said the mob doused the bodies with petrol and set them on fire. "A mob consisting of at least 1000 people dragged the duo out of the lock up and dragged them to the local market", added the officer. "Following their arrest, they were kept at the police station".

Global News FCC chairman backs SpaceX plan for internet satellites
Author: 0 FCC chairman backs SpaceX plan for internet satellites

The first two , Microsat-2a and Microsat-2b, are test systems. Google and Facebook have also been experimenting with alternative internet delivery options, including satellites, drones and balloons. SpaceX has the blessing of the Federal Communications Commission to send up the test satellites. The hope appears to be that the constellation could propel Musk to similar financial standing as his rival, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, whose rocketry company Blue Origin just completed ...

Author: 0 Trump Open To Improving Gun Background Check System, White House Says

Cornyn's bill seeks to penalize federal agencies if they don't provide pertinent details about criminal history to the NICS system. It would also direct more federal funding to the accurate reporting of domestic violence records. But he also sought to use the shooting to criticise the Federal Bureau of Investigation, saying it "missed all of the many signals" sent by the suspect.

Global News Syrian government fighters enter Kurdish enclave amid Turkish threats
Author: 0 Syrian government fighters enter Kurdish enclave amid Turkish threats

Turkey´s foreign minister on Monday warned against any intervention by Syrian pro-government forces alongside Kurdish militias in northern Syria , saying it would not prevent Ankara from continuing its month-old offensive. Turkey concedes it has killed " 1,614 terrorists " and 32 soldiers since its so-called Operation Oliver Branch began on January 20. She said it was important to distinguish between political rhetoric, "even political propaganda", and the reality on the ground.

Global News South Korea official floats idea of co-hosting Asian Games with North
Author: 0 South Korea official floats idea of co-hosting Asian Games with North

At the Munich Security Conference in Germany, Choo called for the need to tackle Pyongyang's nuclear program through a long-term approach and peaceful options such as dialogue and exchanges, Hankook Ilbo reported. "I wanted to be like Saint Teresa, who lived a faithful life", Mi Jin said. "We're not using a carrot to convince them to talk". As we have said before, we see little to no upside, but a potentially calamitous downside in the form of avoidable provocation to boastful, sarcastic ...

Global News Mueller Charges Ex-Skadden Lawyer With Lying in Russia Inquiry
Author: 0 Mueller Charges Ex-Skadden Lawyer With Lying in Russia Inquiry

His plea hearing Tuesday comes on the heels of an extraordinary indictment from special counsel Robert Mueller last week that charged 13 Russian individuals and three Russian companies in a hidden social media effort to meddle in the 2016 USA presidential election by denigrating Democrat Hillary Clinton and boosting the chances of Trump.

Global News Previous Governments Only Knew 'Latkana, Atkana, Bhatkana', Says PM Modi
Author: 0 Previous Governments Only Knew 'Latkana, Atkana, Bhatkana', Says PM Modi

PM Modi said that in our country today around 450 airplanes are now operational including both government & private. He said that to keep with globalisation it is important to get top quality infrastructure. But he added he initiated the Pragati scheme by which all such projects were brought out of files, discussed, revived and many are on the path of implementation across India.

Global News Monitor: 15 Russian private security workers dead in Syria
Author: 0 Monitor: 15 Russian private security workers dead in Syria

The Russian contractors had no air cover or mobile air defense to protect them during the fighting, according to two Russian sources, as reported by Bloomberg . Putin and Trump spoke by phone on Monday, but reportedly did not discuss the Syria incident. The US says it killed more than 100 fighters in the strikes last week.

Global News Sudbury candidate backs Brown's leadership bid
Author: 0 Sudbury candidate backs Brown's leadership bid

Parks, seeking to unseat Liberal Michael Gravelle in Thunder Bay-Superior North, backed Brown wholeheartedly during his successful leadership bid to replace Tim Hudak after the 2014 provincial election. "So the grassroots members may very well turn on the party elites and try and send in Patrick Brown", he said. The first woman has since said she was not in high school and 19 years old when the alleged incident happened a decade ago.

Global News Family Of Korryn Gaines Wins Over $37 Million In Civil Case
Author: 0 Family Of Korryn Gaines Wins Over $37 Million In Civil Case

The standoff reportedly came to an end when she said,"If you don't leave, I'm going to kill you", according to The Independent at the time. Cpl. After deliberating for about three hours, jurors ruled in favor of the Gaines family. "I think there were enough officers, on the significant points, they were consistent that everybody was safe", Gordon said. "Keep the money. Just bring Korryn Gaines back".

Global News Pakistan minor's killer gets four death sentences
Author: 0 Pakistan minor's killer gets four death sentences

Mohammad Imran was found guilty of killing eight children, including a seven-year-old girl whose rape and murder drew nationwide condemnation and triggered violent protests. Ali was also fined Rs 20 lakh for sodomy and hiding the body of Zainab and disrespecting her body by throwing it in the trash heap, reported Pakistan Today .

Global News Dead In Mexico Helicopter Crash After Massive Earthquake
Author: 0 Dead In Mexico Helicopter Crash After Massive Earthquake

The Oaxaca state prosecutor's office said the chopper crashed into a group of people who had been spending the night outside after a powerful 7.2 magnitude quake hit the area. Neither of the two ministers was killed in the crash. Mexico is located in a highly seismic zone with frequent earthquakes . The district is the site of numerous collapsed and badly damaged buildings from last year's temblor.

Global News MSU back in tie for Big 10 lead after upsets
Author: 0 MSU back in tie for Big 10 lead after upsets

While beating Northwestern isn't some sort of monumental achievement this season, Michigan State didn't have a huge comeback win this season. Northwestern has not beaten Michigan State since an 81-74 home win on January 19, 2012, losing its last eight attempts.

Global News Chief of Staff Kelly overhauls White House clearance procedure
Author: 0 Chief of Staff Kelly overhauls White House clearance procedure

The White House has yet to outline a clear timeline on who knew what and when about Porter's past, which includes accusations by his two former wives of domestic abuse. Kelly's response to the allegations raised suspicion after he made statements that appeared to conflict with the White House's comments on when it became aware of the allegations.

Global News Donald Trump's Whoring past with Playboy playmate exposed
Author: 0 Donald Trump's Whoring past with Playboy playmate exposed

Karen McDougal , 1998's Playmate of the Year, had a nine-month-long affair with the New York billionaire that ended around April 2007 after she began feeling guilty about the tryst, according to The New Yorker's report published Friday morning citing multiple unnamed sources.

Global News Jennifer Lawrence suffered a fashion faux pas at Amy Schumer's wedding
Author: 0 Jennifer Lawrence suffered a fashion faux pas at Amy Schumer's wedding

In a surprise ceremony, comedian Amy Schumer and chef Chris Fischer have gotten married! "It was very sudden, but it was, I was sobbing the whole [time, ]" she added. "And he just slowly turned to me and he goes, 'Are we doing this?' And I was like, 'No, no, no, no, we're not opening fire. I couldn't be happier for them", referring to the wedding ceremony.

Global News J&K: Security forces call off operation after terrorists flee
Author: 0 J&K: Security forces call off operation after terrorists flee

They said that militants opened fire on the forces during the searches around 5 am today, triggering a gunfight. Security forces burst teargas shells and resorted to lathicharge to disperse demonstrators in the area. While train connectivity in northern region also remained suspended on Friday, however vehicular movement was plying smoothly on Srinagar Baramulla national highway.

Global News After 'substantive' talks India, Iran ink 9 pacts
Author: 0 After 'substantive' talks India, Iran ink 9 pacts

Hassan Rouhan. In an attempt to circumvent the banking problems caused by western sanctions on Iran, India will, for the first time, allow investment in rupees in Iran. India today sought from Iran a stake in a producing oil field and said it will raise crude oil import from Iran in the financial year beginning April, reversing the 25 per cent reduction it had done in the current fiscal.

Global News Wind and snow spotlighted in the weather forecast
Author: 0 Wind and snow spotlighted in the weather forecast

High pressure will give us some sunshine this morning along with a seasonably cool day, but clouds move in by the afternoon ahead of our next storm system. " Snow accumulations of 1" - 4" is possible for most lower valleys and mountain ranges could see up to a foot of snow. We quickly dry out before midnight Saturday night and with lows in the upper 20s, yes.

Global News Ethiopia says state of emergency will last 6 months
Author: 0 Ethiopia says state of emergency will last 6 months

The Council of ministers is set to declare a state of emergency for three months as of this morning, a source close to the government told Addis Standard. The declaration came after the Ethiopian Government as of late discharged many political detainees, including some noticeable restriction individuals.

Global News Anfernee McLemore Stretchered off Court After Gruesome Foot Injury
Author: 0 Anfernee McLemore Stretchered off Court After Gruesome Foot Injury

Four players are averaging at least 7.8 points per game for SC, they are Chris Silva (14.2), Frank Booker (11.6), Justin Minaya (8.4) and Maik Kotsar (7.8). Booker was fouled after an offensive rebound, and made a free throw. McLemore was injured late in the first half on a play in which South Carolina's Wesley Myers drove toward the basket.

Global News Oxfam Faces Crisis of Confidence Following Misconduct Allegations
Author: 0 Oxfam Faces Crisis of Confidence Following Misconduct Allegations

U.K. International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt has warned that British government funding to the group - some 31.7 million pounds ($43.8 million) in 2016-17 - is at risk unless it comes clean about the allegations. She added that "hundreds of good, fearless and compassionate people working for Oxfam around the world" had been "poorly served by Oxfam's leadership team".

Global News Hero Football Coach Dies After Shielding Students From Florida School Shooter
Author: 0 Hero Football Coach Dies After Shielding Students From Florida School Shooter

The assistant coach and security guard suffered a gunshot wound and later died after he was rushed into surgery, according to the school's football program and its spokeswoman, Denise Lehtio . "As I was being escorted out of the building, I had to step over him". "This is a kid who went from middle of the pack previous year to being just lights out", his coach, Andre Bailey, of TS Aquatics in Broward County, Fla., said.

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