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Global News Amazon's Jeff Bezos tops Forbes 2018 billionaires list
Author: 0 Amazon's Jeff Bezos tops Forbes 2018 billionaires list

The licensing losses resulted in a $50 million drop this year, according to Forbes . The family also runs the Trader Joe's grocery store chain in the US. Despite Mr Trump's previously inaccurate claims he was worth more than $10 billion, Forbes said he is still the richest president in U.S. history.

Global News Accident in Gujarat kills 26; CM Vijay Rupani announces compensation
Author: 0 Accident in Gujarat kills 26; CM Vijay Rupani announces compensation

Primary reports suggest that the truck driver lost control leading to the accident. Officials doubt more casualties as there may be people trapped under the truck which overturned in the accident. The chief minister expressed grief over the incident and prayed for the departed souls, it said. Rescue teams have reached the spot where the incident took place.

Global News US Secretary Of State Tillerson Traveling To 5 African Nations This Week
Author: 0 US Secretary Of State Tillerson Traveling To 5 African Nations This Week

Earlier this month, on February 17, the U.S. embassy in Addis Ababa released a statement saying the USA "strongly disagrees" with the state of emergency imposed by Ethiopia on February 16. Sputnik spoke with John Stremlau , Professor of International Relations at Witwatersrand University In Cape Town South Africa for further analysis. Another top concern is African nations' growing indebtedness to Beijing, which is building infrastructure across the continent.

Global News Strong aftershock hits Papua New Guinea
Author: 0 Strong aftershock hits Papua New Guinea

The region had already been badly damaged on February 26, when the largest quake to hit the seismically-active highlands in almost a century flattened buildings, triggered landslides, and closed oil and gas operations. They are also attempting to deliver supplies to the more than 150,000 people that agencies estimate are in need of aid. It's the same region where the epicentre of last week's powerful 7.5 quake was located.

Global News 'You know Mueller can arrest you, right?'
Author: 0 'You know Mueller can arrest you, right?'

Page called Nunberg's accusations "laughable". MSNBC anchor Katy Tur asked Mr Nunberg if he though special counsel Robert Mueller , who is investigating claims of Russian collusion, had anything on the President. His change of heart comes after a series of freakish interviews in which he declared he'd sooner be arrestedthan appear before a grand jury this week.

Global News Panama Hotel Removes Trump's Name
Author: 0 Panama Hotel Removes Trump's Name

Fintiklis added the ordeal "was purely a commercial dispute that just spun out of control". Fintiklis, now based in Miami, purchased 202 of the 369 room units last, according to the Post report, and took control of the condo association there.

Global News IS releases video of killing United States soldiers
Author: 0 IS releases video of killing United States soldiers

The investigation findings have not yet been made public, and the Associated Press' sources spoke anonymously. Although a small number of U.S forces have been in Niger for years, most Americans had no idea that the USA military is operating there, or why.

Global News Trump hails 'possible progress' on talks with N Korea
Author: 0 Trump hails 'possible progress' on talks with N Korea

She said: 'On February 22 2018 the United States determined under the Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act of 1991 that the Government of North Korea used the chemical warfare agent VX to assassinate Kim Jong Nam in the Kuala Lumpur Airport.

Global News After returning from Italy, Rahul Gandhi to visit Malaysia, Singapore
Author: 0 After returning from Italy, Rahul Gandhi to visit Malaysia, Singapore

The Singapore-Malaysia trip also coincides with two working days of the ongoing Budget session of Parliament, where the Congress is seeking to corner the Modi government over the Nirav Modi-Punjab National Bank fraud case. During his visit to Malaysia, the Congress president will address people of Indian origin living in the country. Rahul Gandhi had earlier constituted a 46-member Drafting Committee headed by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for the party's plenary here.

Global News Air India to fly over Saudi to Israel?
Author: 0 Air India to fly over Saudi to Israel?

The Israeli PM is also in talks with the national carrier so that the permission given to Air India would not affect the national carrier economically. In February, Air India announced that it was planning to begin direct flights to Israel that would pass through Saudi air space, but the kingdom, which does not recognize Israel, denied that the Indian company would be able to do so.

Global News Former Russian Spy Critically Ill After Exposure to Unknown Substance in Britain
Author: 0 Former Russian Spy Critically Ill After Exposure to Unknown Substance in Britain

Police said on Monday they had declared a "major incident" after two people - a man aged in his 60s and a woman in her 30s - were found unconscious on a bench in a shopping centre in Salisbury, 140 kilometres southwest of London. "On the bench there was a couple, an older guy and a younger girl". She was sort of leant in on him, it looked like she had passed out maybe. Since finding refuge in Britain, Skripal kept largely out of the spotlight until he was seen making unusual movements on a ...

Author: 0 Edge Advisors LLC Buys 2335 Shares of Magellan Midstream Partners, LP (MMP)

Sfmg Llc increased Magellan Midstream Prtnrs Lp (MMP) stake by 8.66% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Chickasaw Capital Management Llc acquired 23,714 shares as Magellan Midstream Partners Lp (MMP)'s stock declined 7.68%. Westwood Grp Inc Inc invested in 411,842 shares or 0.07% of the stock. Salient holds 172,877 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Nationwide Fund reported 0% in Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (NASDAQ:SHEN).

Global News Oscars 2018 Envelopes Are Clearly Labeled to Avoid Another Moonlight Mistake
Author: 0 Oscars 2018 Envelopes Are Clearly Labeled to Avoid Another Moonlight Mistake

So while there may not be truth to this source's predictions about Sunday, we'd love to see Moonlight get a chance to take Best Picture again, and to run the clock out thanking people and talking about how important this film was. On speech length: "Whoever gives the shortest speech tonight". And someone else added: "They not only cut off the mic, but also the lights #Oscars ".

Global News PNG LNG repairs to take two months following earthquake
Author: 0 PNG LNG repairs to take two months following earthquake

Relief workers have been unable to get bigger trucks carrying food through to some areas because of damage to roads by landslides. It's one of the reasons the food is becoming less and less. Aftershocks terrified villagers for five days after the initial temblor and only started subsiding on Saturday, multiple sources said. Santos shares hardly moved, down 0.6% at $4.89, though they are down from $5.07 a week ago a day after the quake happened.

Global News After 40 years, USA aircraft carrier Carl Vinson arrives in Vietnam
Author: 0 After 40 years, USA aircraft carrier Carl Vinson arrives in Vietnam

This signals that the rise in China's influence and economy, which is bringing together countries who were previously foes and creating huge changes in the areas geopolitical landscape. The nuclear-powered USS Carl Vinson , home to some 5,000 sailors and 72 aircraft, regularly deploys to the Indo-Pacific region. The strike group has a total crew of 6,000 sailors, 5,000 of which are on the Vinson.

Global News Utica College Lockdown Lifted
Author: 0 Utica College Lockdown Lifted

No shots have been fired, and no injuries have been reported. Police completed a search of the building and determined the the students, school and staff were safe. Everyone on campus has been asked to stay sheltered and in one place until the threat has been lifted. Students who live on campus were escorted back to their dorms by law enforcement, while non-resident students, staff and faculty were allowed to leave campus.

Global News Guatemala court denies attempt to block Israel embassy move
Author: 0 Guatemala court denies attempt to block Israel embassy move

In his speech, Morales highlighted that in 1959, Guatemala was the first country to open an embassy in Jerusalem, although it was moved to Tel Aviv after the global community rejected Israeli claims to East Jerusalem. There had always been global consensus that the city's status should be settled as part of a two-state peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians.

Global News AXA In Deal To Buy XL Group For $15.3 Bln; Stock Dips
Author: 0 AXA In Deal To Buy XL Group For $15.3 Bln; Stock Dips

An operation that includes a premium of 33% with respect to price of closing shares of XL on 2nd of March, which will be paid in cash. "This transaction is a unique strategic opportunity for AXA to shift its business profile from predominantly life and savings business to predominantly property and casualty business, and will enable the group to become the No.

Global News Assembly poll results: BJP enters Northeast with a bang
Author: 0 Assembly poll results: BJP enters Northeast with a bang

In Nagaland, the right-wing party and its allies took almost half the seats and are poised to form the next government with the support of independent legislators. The Congress believes in the gods to revive it with work being second to fortune; the regional parties are easily bought or silenced by open files; with the Left now being reduced to an iffy level in just Kerala.

Global News BJP may ally with NPF to form govt in Nagaland: Rijiju
Author: 0 BJP may ally with NPF to form govt in Nagaland: Rijiju

Former chief minister Neiphiu Rio was already declared victor after his rival withdrew his nomination from the Northern Angami-II assembly seat in Kohima district last month. The Naga People's Front (NPF) has taken umbrage to news reports in the electronic and the print media about Chief Minister TR Zeliang's refusal to step down.

Global News Cold and Quiet with a few flurries
Author: 0 Cold and Quiet with a few flurries

Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. Tuesday night: A 40 percent chance of snow before midnight, low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 22 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 31 miles per hour. Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. There also is a chance of snow showers Thursday night . Northwest wind around 5 miles per hour.

Global News Pell in court to fight historical charges
Author: 0 Pell in court to fight historical charges

Pell, 76, denies the multiple historical sexual offence charges involving multiple complainants. He stood down from his post as Vatican treasurer in June a year ago to fight the case in his home country of Australia after being charged by Victoria state police.

Global News Merkel finally gets a coalition
Author: 0 Merkel finally gets a coalition

In the end, two-thirds of the party's 464,000 members approved a coalition deal.Parliament is expected to meet next week to elect Merkel as chancellor, confirming her position as one of Europe's dominant politicians. In the elections on September 24., Merkel's party had 33 percent of the votes followed by SPD with 20.5 percent, the nationalist Alternative for Germany with 12.6 percent, the liberal Free Democrats with 10.7 percent, the left with 9.2 percent and the Greens with 8.9 percent.

Global News Netanyahu accused in multiple corruption, bribery cases: What to know
Author: 0 Netanyahu accused in multiple corruption, bribery cases: What to know

Moving the USA embassy from Tel Aviv is a break from 70 years of US foreign policy that has delighted their Jewish and evangelical Christian supporters. Meantime, a deep divide over Israel and the Palestinians has emerged in the US. And although Israel's government is overjoyed by Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, misgivings are percolating over Iran.

Global News China Warns Taiwan against 'Separatist Schemes'
Author: 0 China Warns Taiwan against 'Separatist Schemes'

The legislation, which only needs President Donald Trump's signature to become law, says it should be U.S. policy to allow officials at all levels to travel to Taiwan to meet their Taiwanese counterparts, permit high-level Taiwanese officials to enter the United States "under respectful conditions" and meet with USA officials.

Global News Iran rejects as 'wrong' France's concern over its ballistic missile work
Author: 0 Iran rejects as 'wrong' France's concern over its ballistic missile work

Mr Le Drian's trip will also concentrate on diplomacy over Syria - to get Iran to use its influence on Syrian President Bashar Al Assad to agree to a ceasefire. With Trump warning of a last chance for "the worst deal ever negotiated", UK, France and Germany have been working with United States officials to draw up a strategy to improve the Iran nuclear deal in return for Trump keeping the pact alive by renewing U.S.

Global News US Embassy in Ankara, Turkey Closed Due to Threat
Author: 0 US Embassy in Ankara, Turkey Closed Due to Threat

The reopening date is yet to be scheduled. "Heighten your personal security posture and awareness if you choose to visit popular tourist sites, shopping malls, shopping districts, and sports and entertainment venues", the security alert said.

Global News Canada Opp slams Trudeau, moves 'India's unity' motion
Author: 0 Canada Opp slams Trudeau, moves 'India's unity' motion

It will be interesting to see how Trudeau and many Sikh MPs of his party respond to the motion. The petition reportedly reads as "In the light of recent controversies that eclipsed the Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's visit to India, the government of Canada must investigate the activities of the Indian agents on its soil".

Global News Putin: Russia will 'never' extradite citizens accused by US
Author: 0 Putin: Russia will 'never' extradite citizens accused by US

Asked by Kelly if he would extradite them, Putin said no. When Kelly pressed him about the different facets of Russia's meddling and the recent indictment of over a dozen Russian nationals and three Russian entities, Putin said the request had to move through "official channels" and not through the press or "yelling and hollering" in Congress .

Global News Korea rejects USA call to discard nuclear weapons before talks
Author: 0 Korea rejects USA call to discard nuclear weapons before talks

South Korea plans to send a special envoy to North Korea in response to an invitation from leader Kim Jong-un , South Korean President Moon Jae-in told Trump in a phone call on Thursday. Yonhap reported Saturday that Han Tae-song said in a Geneva conference last Tuesday that the North's nuclear weapons are a means of protecting its sovereignty and national security against the "harsh hostile policy and nuclear threat of the U.S".

Global News Support pours in for KCR's move to go national
Author: 0 Support pours in for KCR's move to go national

The chief minister also said that TRS MPs will raise, in Parliament , pending state-related issues including the Muslim reservation bill and promises made under the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill-2014. "There is a vacuum in the country and people are looking for an alternative", Owaisi said. Can we expect something new to happen if the Congress comes to power after the BJP? Discussions are going on the same.

Global News Burkina Faso investigates extremist attacks, French to help
Author: 0 Burkina Faso investigates extremist attacks, French to help

Three security sources, two in France and one in West Africa, told AFP that at least 28 people were killed in the attack on the military headquarters alone. His association, Ansarul Islam, is considered a terrorist group by Burkina Faso's government. "France is determined to relentlessly fight these terrorist groups that want to destabilise the (West Africa) region and who are a serious danger to our security and interests".

Global News Man fatally shoots himself near White House
Author: 0 Man fatally shoots himself near White House

The area where Burgess shot himself Saturday was crowded at the time during the height of the spring tourism season, the Washington Post reported . The incident affected pedestrian and vehicular traffic around the White House , the Secret Service said earlier on Twitter.

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