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Global News Nagaland drama: Governor asks Rio to form govt, but CM won't quit
Author: 0 Nagaland drama: Governor asks Rio to form govt, but CM won't quit

The BJP led alliance won 43 seats in Tripura assembly elections and defeated the left front alliance after 25 years. With results announced for all 59 seats in Tripura's state legislature, the BJP had won a big majority to form a government on its own in the state, replacing the Communist Party of India (Marxist), or CPI (M).

Global News AL Hek elected BJP Legislature Party leader in Meghalaya
Author: 0 AL Hek elected BJP Legislature Party leader in Meghalaya

After the meeting with the Meghalaya governor, Assam minister and senior BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma said that, 34 newly elected MLAs have extended their support to Conrad Sangma to form a new non-Congress government. "That is why at 5 pm we are going to meet governor with 29 members, that number will definitely go up". Earlier, Congress had made all attempts to convince the regional parties to support it in government formation, even as outgoing chief minister Mukul Sangma came with a ...

Global News Assad troops set for final assault on Ghouta rebels
Author: 0 Assad troops set for final assault on Ghouta rebels

Gunfire was audible during a broadcast by a Syrian state television journalist from a position he said had been captured by the advancing forces. The Russian military said militants in eastern Ghouta had imposed a curfew in areas under their control to prevent civilians from leaving through a humanitarian corridor during the truce, Interfax news agency reported.

Global News Moon to Send Envoys to Pyongyang to Broker Talks With Washington
Author: 0 Moon to Send Envoys to Pyongyang to Broker Talks With Washington

The Winter Olympics - including the Paralympics that run from March 8 to March 18 - have provided a window to rebuild diplomatic ties after an escalating series of North Korean weapons tests a year ago prompted United Nations sanctions and threats of military action by US President Donald Trump.

Global News 19-yrs-old gunman, shoots, kills 2 at Central Michigan University
Author: 0 19-yrs-old gunman, shoots, kills 2 at Central Michigan University

Police in patrol cars and helicopters scoured an area of apartments north of the campus, according to video posted online by reporters on the scene. Anyone planning to come to campus on Friday to pick up students for spring break should avoid the area. Kendall Gilder, who has been friends with Davis Jr.

Global News After his debut, Trump says Gridiron gala was 'great fun'
Author: 0 After his debut, Trump says Gridiron gala was 'great fun'

He touched on global politics with regard to tensions on the Korean peninsula, saying that he would not rule out direct talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un . Trump said "we're all working together" on DACA. Trump continued: "That is awful, honey , but you love me, right?" Mr Trump has said that he would never have appointed Mr Sessions if he had known he was going to recuse himself from leading the investigation into possible Trump ties to Russian Federation.

Global News Stubborn Storm To Bring Wind, Rain And Snow, Starting Thursday Night
Author: 0 Stubborn Storm To Bring Wind, Rain And Snow, Starting Thursday Night

Fung said steps taken since then, such as the taking of properties along the river around Perkins Street, had left open land that was absorbing the rain. The people killed during the storm include a 6-year-old, killed in his bed when a tree came crashing down into his family's home in Chester, Virginia; a 72-year-old Newport, Rhode Island, man, killed by a falling tree; a 77-year-old woman in Baltimore County, Maryland, who met a similar fate; and two men - one in James County, Virginia, ...

Global News Under High Wind Watch Beginning At 7 pm Thursday
Author: 0 Under High Wind Watch Beginning At 7 pm Thursday

South wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. And it will be much warmer Thursday , as highs reach the upper 60s to lower 70s. Sunday: Rain likely, mainly after noon. Even though the precipitation will slow down on Saturday , coastal flooding will still be a threat as tides will be high through Saturday evening.

Global News Kelly: 'We didn't cover ourselves in glory' over handling of Porter
Author: 0 Kelly: 'We didn't cover ourselves in glory' over handling of Porter

According to two White House officials, Kelly was made aware by White House counsel Don McGahn last fall of at least broad outlines of the issues with Porter's clearance. White House chief of staff John Kelly told reporters on Friday that the White House's handling of classified material "wasn't up to the standards" he had previously seen in his governmental career.

Global News Senate Bill Would Force End to US War in Yemen
Author: 0 Senate Bill Would Force End to US War in Yemen

There are multiple unauthorized wars going on, of course, but recent USA presidents have argued that the 2001 Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) could vaguely be interpreted to cover them. While the United States has not formally backed the Saudi coalition, it has provided targeted intelligence to the bombing campaign and has assisted with refueling coalition bombers.

Global News Mudslides threaten California amid heavy rain
Author: 0 Mudslides threaten California amid heavy rain

Residents in parts of Santa Barbara Country are being urged to evacuate ahead of a winter storm expected to hit the area on Thursday. Emergency officials say they will be analyzing the evacuation process and results of this storm to make decisions for future rain events.

Global News NAF denies deploying 100 aircraft in search of abducted Dapchi school girls
Author: 0 NAF denies deploying 100 aircraft in search of abducted Dapchi school girls

First, they insisted that no girl was missing only for them to later claim that the Nigerian military had rescued over 50 of the abducted schoolgirls. "For one, the memo was a general warning about possible Boko Haram activities in Maiduguri and Damaturu , Borno and Yobe capitals, respectively, and did not include any specific or even general reference to Dapchi or facilities within it".

Author: 0 Venezuela postpones upcoming presidential election to May 20

Reuters reports the Trump administration is considering harder-hitting sanctions against Venezuela's oil sector than in the past ahead of the country's April presidential election , according to a source close to the internal discussions on the matter.

Global News USA envoy's retirement may hurt efforts to solve N. Korea crisis
Author: 0 USA envoy's retirement may hurt efforts to solve N. Korea crisis

Kang was addressing the UN Human Rights Council a day after the Olympic Winter Games closed in her country. Joseph Yun , the 30-year veteran of the U.S. "Anything less and we'll be getting played", Przystup tells VOA, stressing that the only permanent end-state of negotiations has to be denuclearization.

Global News Pakistani lawmakers begin secret vote for senate elections
Author: 0 Pakistani lawmakers begin secret vote for senate elections

When asked about his absence in the recent PML-N Parliamentary Party meeting, Nisar said he would skip these meetings during the tenure of Nawaz as well. The elected senators would serve a six year term. Forced to run as independents by court order in the aftermath of Nawaz's ousting, expect the PML-N to rely heavily on Punjab to bring them the majority of their senate seats.

Global News Boone deputy fatally shot during chase in Lebanon
Author: 0 Boone deputy fatally shot during chase in Lebanon

Police say 28-year-old John D. Baldwin Jr. and his 55-year-old father, John Baldwin Sr. were also arrested in connection with this. He is the suspect believed to have shot Deputy Pickett. . The third occupant of the vehicle was detained by police. The deputy was transported to a hospital where he was listed in critical condition. It is unclear if he had been wearing protective gear at the time of the shooting.

Global News Pressure mounting on British Government to outline plans for Irish border
Author: 0 Pressure mounting on British Government to outline plans for Irish border

The UK government has said it wants as little friction as possible in the post-Brexit trading relationship but the European Union says it can't enjoy the same benefits as if it were still a member . But May's government has already ruled out that idea. "We will respect that", he added. But he would not regard this as a border. "We are waiting", he said.

Global News White House denies top security aide's on the way out
Author: 0 White House denies top security aide's on the way out

Sanders also commented on former White House communications director Hope Hicks's resignation , saying she is leaving to "maybe take a little bit of a break and have some time for herself". Biegun previously worked as national security advisor to former Senate majority leader Bill Frist and worked in the George. "We frequently face rumor and innuendo about senior administration officials", he said in a statement.

Global News Turkish strikes kill 14 Damascus loyalists in Kurd enclave
Author: 0 Turkish strikes kill 14 Damascus loyalists in Kurd enclave

Turkish military and Free Syrian Army (FSA) on Saturday liberated seven more residential areas, including a strategic Rajo town, from YPG/PKK-Daesh terrorists as part of the ongoing operation northwestern Syria, the military said. While the relentless bombing has somewhat subsided in eastern Ghouta, home to around 400,000 civilians, the Syrian government's push to squeeze the insurgents out of the region continues.

Global News Squaw Valley snowboarder found dead after disappearing in blizzard
Author: 0 Squaw Valley snowboarder found dead after disappearing in blizzard

No other details have been released. The resort was closed for the rest of the day but is expected to reopen Sunday. The man was snowboarding with friends in ungroomed terrain when he fell head-first into about 5 feet of fresh snow and suffocated when he couldn't free himself, Tim Cohee, China Peak's managing partner and general manager, told the Bee.

Global News Storm Emma: Army rescues drivers stuck in snow
Author: 0 Storm Emma: Army rescues drivers stuck in snow

The Met Office have upgraded the weather warning across SW England and Wales from Amber to Red for some areas, the area covered by the Red Warning includes parts of Devon, Somerset and south Wales, including Cardiff and is in effect between 3pm today and 2am tomorrow morning.

Global News Shannon Airport closes until Saturday
Author: 0 Shannon Airport closes until Saturday

All scheduled Ryanair flights to and from Dublin, Cork, Kerry, Knock and Shannon airports on Friday, 2 March have been cancelled and all affected customers have been notified of their options by email and text message. Shannon handled 20 flight diversions alone from Dublin and Cork Airports starting from 04.20 on Wednesday morning until midnight. Several Aer Lingus regional flights scheduled for tomorrow between Cork and the United Kingdom have already been cancelled.

Global News Governor bemoans 'squabble' over Delta, NRA
Author: 0 Governor bemoans 'squabble' over Delta, NRA

Delta Air Lines has withdrawn its discount offer for members of the US National Rifle Association ( NRA ) following the mass shooting in February at a Florida school that left 17 students and staff dead. The Lieutenant Governor said he had been endorsed by the NRA and had achieved an A+ rating - the highest level that the organization bestows upon lawmakers for supporting pro-gun policies.

Global News CMU shooting suspect in hospital, press conference scheduled
Author: 0 CMU shooting suspect in hospital, press conference scheduled

The campus was placed on lockdown after the shooting, which police said happened about 8:40 a.m. Students and faculty members received a robocall alert from the university about 9:30 a.m. Authorities told media that the teen had been taken to a hospital on Thursday night for a drug-related incident but did not release additional details.

Global News No Injuries Reported In Bizarre Attack On Lidl Store In Dublin
Author: 0 No Injuries Reported In Bizarre Attack On Lidl Store In Dublin

Lidl Ireland has said that none of its staff were injured in an incident at its store on Fortunestown Lane, Dublin , Ireland, which saw criminals hijack a JCB excavator and proceed to tear the roof off the store. Gardaí said the damage was substantial. The looting took place just hours after the city was hit with its worst snowstorm in decades . The police said their units were deployed late on Friday in west Dublin's Tallaght area following reports of burglary and theft of vehicles.

Global News William, Harry, Kate, and Meghan Admit That They Disagree 'All the Time'
Author: 0 William, Harry, Kate, and Meghan Admit That They Disagree 'All the Time'

Markle then answered a few questions about her own activism and explained that she has been meeting with different people and organizations to kick off her women's rights and empowerment work in the United Kingdom. Prince Harry said the group felt "a tremendous responsibility to play our part in effecting societal change for the better". Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton at the Royal Foundation Forum in London.

Global News Germany Says Hackers Infiltrated Main Government Network
Author: 0 Germany Says Hackers Infiltrated Main Government Network

This is far from the first time APT28 has attacked German government institutions. The targeted ministries had since taken necessary measures to investigate the attack and protect their data, the spokesman added. A major cyberattack on the German government reported this week has been "serious", "damaging", and is still going on, German legislators and officials said.

Global News South African parliament votes to seize white-owned land
Author: 0 South African parliament votes to seize white-owned land

A total of 241 MPs voted in favor of the motion, while 83 were against it. Cyril Ramaphosa , who was elected party leader in December and the nation's president February 15, affirmed the ANC's decision to seize land without compensation to speed up land reform, but said it would only be done in a responsible manner that didn't harm the economy, agricultural production or food security.

Global News Facebook said it won't separate the News Feed after all
Author: 0 Facebook said it won't separate the News Feed after all

The Explore Feed was a trial response to consistent feedback they received from people over the past year who said they wanted to see more from friends and family in "News Feed". Struhárik said news media websites are stronger now by not relying on Facebook for traffic, and he expects traffic from Facebook to fall further in the long term because of other changes to the News Feed that deemphasize media overall.

Global News Diver discovers 7000 year-old underwater graveyard off Florida coast
Author: 0 Diver discovers 7000 year-old underwater graveyard off Florida coast

The site near Venice was first discovered by an amateur diver in June 2016, who then reported possible human remains on the continental shelf to the Bureau of Archaeological Research. 'Peat slows the process of organic decay, which allowed the site to stay well-preserved'. It is thought to have once been a freshwater pond where indigenous people buried their dead.

Global News Israel police grill Netanyahu on new fraud case
Author: 0 Israel police grill Netanyahu on new fraud case

Case 3000 deals with alleged corruption relating to the multi-million dollar purchase of German submarines, while Case 4000 deals with the relationship between the Ministry of Communications - during a period when it was being run from the Prime Minister's Office - and Israeli telecommunications firm Bezeq.

Global News FIFA says women will 'soon' be allowed at games in Iran
Author: 0 FIFA says women will 'soon' be allowed at games in Iran

At the meeting held in the Iranian capital of Tehran on Thursday, President Rouhani pointed to the importance and role of sport, especially football, in vitality, health and close ties between nations, and said, "As the supreme worldwide football institution, FIFA and regional federations must be careful not to let non-sports claims and issues affect sports".

Global News China Warns US-Taiwan Bill Could Trigger War
Author: 0 China Warns US-Taiwan Bill Could Trigger War

The bill says it should be USA policy to allow officials at all levels to travel to Taiwan to meet their Taiwanese counterparts, permit high-level Taiwanese officials to enter the U.S. The Global Times has been a veritable geyser of belligerent anti-Taiwan editorials and expert analyses ever since the Taiwan Travel Act passed the Senate.

Global News PM Modi: Violence in name of religion is attack on religion itself
Author: 0 PM Modi: Violence in name of religion is attack on religion itself

King Abdullah II , along with his wife queen Rania has tried to promote peaceful, moderate forms of Islam which is simultaneously in sync with modern values at a time when Islam is increasingly associated with terrorism. In his speech, the Jordanian king said the current global war against terror should not be viewed as a fight between religions. "There is keenness on both sides to take this cooperation further and we are in the process of exploring avenues for enhancing our cooperation", ...

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