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Global News United Kingdom launches probe into Russian exile's death
Author: 0 United Kingdom launches probe into Russian exile's death

Russia's official Investigations Committee has launched its own criminal investigation into the attempted murder of Yulia Skripal and the death of Mr Glushkov, which it is also treating as murder. Police are appealing for any information that could help the investigation into Mr Glushkov's death. Mr Glushkov, a former deputy director of Russian state airline Aeroflot was jailed in Russia in 1999 for five years after being charged with fraud and money laundering.

Global News 2 shot, 1 killed at UAB, shooter dead
Author: 0 2 shot, 1 killed at UAB, shooter dead

Nancy Swift, a 63-year-old nursing supervisor, was shot multiple times in the chest and later died during surgery. The third victim was hospitalized in critical condition and worked for a company that contracted services to the hospital. Capt. H.R. Waton of Birmingham Fire and Rescue told reporters all three individuals involved were critically injured, according to the news station.

Global News NCAA Tournament: Virginia Tech Loses to Alabama 86-83
Author: 0 NCAA Tournament: Virginia Tech Loses to Alabama 86-83

Justin Robinson led the Hokies' offense with 19 points, while Justin Bibbs and Nikeil Alexander-Walker both reached double figures by scoring 17 and 15, respectively. The No. 5 Clemson Tigers could be on upset alert in the final game of the Round of 64 as 5-point favorites over the No. 12 Aggies. The Hokies had already been playing P.J.

Author: 0 Xi Jinping re-elected as China's president with Wang Qishan as VP

The Chinese president's close political ally, Wang Qishan, has been voted in as vice president. " Xi will be chairman of everything", said Ether Yin, a partner at the advisory firm Trivium China in Beijing. The move paves the way for Xi and Wang to stay in power indefinitely after their terms end in 2023. Xi's new power might provide reassurance to investors who believe that bureaucratic resistance has slowed his reform agenda.

Global News U.S. sides with United Kingdom, blames Russian Federation for chemical attacks
Author: 0 U.S. sides with United Kingdom, blames Russian Federation for chemical attacks

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Thursday that Britain had refused to cooperate with Russia "on the fulfillment of its duties as a signatory to the Chemical Weapons Convention". A huge police inquiry was launched after former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal, 66, and his daughter Yulia, 33, were found slumped on a bench in Salisbury, Wiltshire, on March 4.

Global News Sweden says happy to help on North Korea, amid summit speculation
Author: 0 Sweden says happy to help on North Korea, amid summit speculation

Sweden acts as diplomatic representative in North Korea for the United States, which has no embassy there, and has helped with the release of USA citizens held by the reclusive state. It provides consular services for the United States in North Korea. "Right now, dialogue is needed and we are happy to have this meeting". "But we are not naive in believing we can solve the world's problems".

Global News Sonia Gandhi says Modi government 'drunk on power'
Author: 0 Sonia Gandhi says Modi government 'drunk on power'

At the ongoing Plenary Session , the Congress on Saturday chose to adopt a pragmatic approach for cooperation with all like-minded parties to defeat the BJP-RSS in the 2019 elections . "And I say from my heart that only the Congress can show the path to the country", Gandhi said to cheers from the gathering. The longest serving Congress president, Sonia Gandhi was succeeded by Rahul Gandhi in December past year.

Global News Sweden, North Korea talks extended to Saturday
Author: 0 Sweden, North Korea talks extended to Saturday

The discussions between Ri and Wallstrom are to "focus on Sweden's consular responsibilities as a protecting power for the United States, Canada and Australia", the Swedish government said when the visit was announced. "The aim of the visit is to contribute to the effective implementation of the resolutions", the statement added, referring to The UN Security Council's denouncement of Pyongyang's nuclear weapons program.

Global News Doanld Trump Makes His First Presidential Visit to The State of California
Author: 0 Doanld Trump Makes His First Presidential Visit to The State of California

While Trump attended a fundraiser at Tampa Bay Buccaneers owner Edward Glazer's home, hundreds of people held a rally in Beverly Hills to oppose the president, The Los Angeles Times reported . The president singled out Schaaf for criticism, as he has in recent days, but he reserved special criticism for Brown, even as he called him a "nice guy".

Global News 'Messi Beats You Before You Play Against Him!'
Author: 0 'Messi Beats You Before You Play Against Him!'

It remains to be seen if there will ever be a time when two phenomenal talents like Messi and Ronaldo play in the same era, and their battle for supremacy has been no more apparent than in the Champions League . We hit the post four times, this is very odd. "This is very odd". In the post-match coverage on BT Sport , the former Manchester United captain praised Messi's vision on the ball: "I keep saying this about the top players, and him more than nearly anyone that he plays with pure ...

Global News Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats in spy poisoning row
Author: 0 Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats in spy poisoning row

It also said in a statement that it is ordering the closure of the British Council, a government-backed organization for cultural and scientific co-operation, and that it is ending an agreement to reopen the British consulate in St. The British Council, the UK's global organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities, said it was "profoundly disappointed" at being told to cease operations in Russian Federation.

Global News Hacker Adrian Lamo who turned in Chelsea Manning has died
Author: 0 Hacker Adrian Lamo who turned in Chelsea Manning has died

It was not immediately clear how or when Lamo passed away. Adrian Lamo , a hacker who informed the government about Chelsea Manning's theft of secret documents, has reportedly died. He was fined and sentenced to six months of home detention. More recently, however, Lamo was known for alerting the Army after whistleblower Chelsea Manning confided in him about leaking classified material to WikiLeaks .

Global News Russia To Expel 23 British Diplomats In Retaliation
Author: 0 Russia To Expel 23 British Diplomats In Retaliation

The first use of a nerve agent on European soil since World War II is a direct challenge to the Western alliance, days before elections are nearly certain to give Vladimir Putin a fourth term as president. In the strongest statement yet from the U.S. administration on the affair, Haley said Washington shared the UK's assessment that the Russian state was behind the poisoning and demanded a firm global response.

Global News UK, US, France, Germany unite to condemn Russian Federation over spy attack
Author: 0 UK, US, France, Germany unite to condemn Russian Federation over spy attack

Mr Bristow, speaking to reporters after being summoned, said the United Kingdom would "always do what is necessary to defend ourselves, our allies and our values against an attack of this sort". Putin, who took over as Kremlin chief from Boris Yeltsin on the last day of 1999, has tried to claw back some of the clout that Moscow lost when the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991.

Global News Ohio State vs. South Dakota State
Author: 0 Ohio State vs. South Dakota State

SDSU (28-7) finished 38.1 percent in the game and hit 13 3-pointers while going 12-for-14 at the charity stripe. Here are today's OSU vs South Dakota State game details to watch on TV or online. The scrappy Jackrabbits fought back with a late run, scoring 10 straight points to tie it at 70. He went 4-of-5 on 3-pointers after entering the game just 9-of-36 on the year.

Global News Russian Federation to expel United Kingdom diplomats as crisis over nerve toxin attack deepens
Author: 0 Russian Federation to expel United Kingdom diplomats as crisis over nerve toxin attack deepens

Moscow is also considering its response to the United States after Donald Trump's administration imposed sanctions on Russians allegedly involved in interfering with the 2016 USA elections and cyber-attacks. A report in the Telegraph says it was put in the suitcase of Skripal's daughter before she left Russian Federation for Britain to see her father. The UK believes Russian Federation is behind the poisoning, although Moscow denies this.

Global News Former South African president Jacob Zuma to be prosecuted for corruption
Author: 0 Former South African president Jacob Zuma to be prosecuted for corruption

This after Abrahams had received recommendations from a team of NPA prosecutors after Zuma had made fresh representations to him in Janaury on why he should not be indicted on the criminal charges. In 2016, Zuma said a four-year investigation he set up while president had found no evidence of widespread bribery, corruption or fraud in the selection of bidders to supply the arms.

Global News RJD wins Araria LS seat & Jehanabad bypoll, BJP in Bhabua
Author: 0 RJD wins Araria LS seat & Jehanabad bypoll, BJP in Bhabua

The BJP is leading in Bhabua while RJD leads again in Jehanabad . This victory will also be seen in continuation with two other Lok Sabha by-polls that were held in neighbouring Uttar Pradesh , which too the BJP lost. The results are expected to be declared by afternoon. In Jehanabad, RJD's victor Suday is the son of Mundrika Singh Yadav, former state minister and a close associate of Lalu, whose death necessitated the bypolls.

Global News First Alert Weather Day Sunday, strong to severe storms expected
Author: 0 First Alert Weather Day Sunday, strong to severe storms expected

If any storms do turn severe, damaging winds and large hail would be the main threats, although an isolated, tornado can not be completely ruled out. Expect highs to only reach the 40s in the mountains and 50s in the Upstate on Wednesday. After two days of only isolated activity, more widespread showers and storms are expected to affect the ArkLaTex on Sunday .

Global News Arsenal to meet CSKA in Europa League last eight
Author: 0 Arsenal to meet CSKA in Europa League last eight

Marseille , the only former Champions League victor left in the competition, face rising German force RB Leipzig , who are competing in Europe for the first time. How does the draw work? The first leg will be on Thursday 5 April, with the return taking place on Thursday 12 April. St Petersburg 3-2 on aggregate in the Round of 16, while Marseille beat Spain's Athletic Bilbao 5-2 over two legs.

Global News 16-Term New York Democrat Rep. Louise Slaughter Dies
Author: 0 16-Term New York Democrat Rep. Louise Slaughter Dies

Slaughter was married to husband Bob Slaughter for 57 years, until his death in 2014, according to her office. She represented Rochester in Congress since 1987. ".@LouiseSlaughter was tough, unfailingly gracious, and unrelenting in fighting for her ideas". "As the first chairwoman of the House Rules Committee, Louise blazed a path that many women continue to follow", Fitzsimmons said.

Global News Convicted Killer
Author: 0 Convicted Killer "Stocking Strangler" Executed

So when a Black man named Carlton Gary was arrested six years after the last murder in 1984, it was a big deal and he was nicknamed the "stocking strangler" by White media outlets. Appeals filed by Gary's attorneys were rejected Thursday before the Georgia Supreme Court, the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Global News Japan: Moon promised help to resolve abduction issue with North Korea
Author: 0 Japan: Moon promised help to resolve abduction issue with North Korea

Mr Ri has not made any public comment during a visit to Stockholm that started late on Thursday. Earlier on Friday, Ri also met Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, the latter's press secretary, Erik Nises, told CNN. Sweden has a long history of mediating between Washington and Pyongyang. The idea that Trump and Kim would sit down together was unthinkable just months ago when North Korea was regularly testing weapons in its pursuit of developing a missile that could deliver a nuclear ...

Author: 0 U.S. hits Russian Federation with sanctions for 2016 election meddling, hackings

The US sanctions announced yesterday targeted numerous same Russian organisations and operatives identified by Mr Robert Mueller , the special counsel, in an indictment that outlined an audacious attempt to spread disinformation and propaganda to disrupt US democracy and, eventually, influence the 2016 election on behalf of Mr Trump .

Global News And Vanessa Trump Release Statement Confirming Separation
Author: 0 And Vanessa Trump Release Statement Confirming Separation

Donald Trump's sister, Maryanne Trump Barry who was then a judge in the United States court of appeals for the third circuit officiated the marriage. The former First Daughter of father and President Bill Clinton tweeted publicly on Friday morning a demand that the media and readers refrain from dipping into the sordid details of Donald Trump Jr .

Global News US President Donald Trump Has Decided To Remove His National Security Adviser
Author: 0 US President Donald Trump Has Decided To Remove His National Security Adviser

Positive news included the University of Michigan's consumer sentiment index rising to 102 in March, its highest level since 2004, from February's 99.7. They are eager to show that someone can serve in the Trump administration without suffering severe damage to his reputation. McMaster is Trump's second national security adviser, succeeding Michael Flynn who was dismissed a year ago for misleading Vice President Mike Pence about his contacts with the Russian ambassador to the United States.

Global News Kabul A Main Priority for US-Backed Forces
Author: 0 Kabul A Main Priority for US-Backed Forces

Washington's apparent policy shift after 16 years, from a military victory to a political reconciliation with the Taliban, came two weeks after President Ashraf Ghani, in an worldwide conference in Kabul on February 28, had offered the Taliban a similar proposal that called for a "ceasefire", the recognition of the Taliban as a political party, confidence-building measures, and free and fair elections .

Global News Stormy Daniels to tell 60 Minutes of 'physical threats' over Trump
Author: 0 Stormy Daniels to tell 60 Minutes of 'physical threats' over Trump

The fact that there had been an interview at all when Daniels's attorney Michael Avenatti posted a photo of himself, Daniels, and Anderson Cooper on his Twitter feed that tagged 60 Minutes . Clifford in Los Angeles", the lawsuit said. Stormy Daniels' lawyer claims she was physically threatened by someone. The lawsuit refers to her beginning an "intimate relationship" with Trump in 2006 that continued "well into the year 2007".

Global News Trump's company turning over documents to investigators looking into Russian election interference
Author: 0 Trump's company turning over documents to investigators looking into Russian election interference

Russian Federation has denied USA intelligence agencies' conclusion that it meddled in the election and Trump has said there was no collusion between his campaign and Moscow officials. Conaway said there will be a second report just dealing with the intelligence assessment and its credibility. Members of the New York Police Department's Counterterrorism Bureau stand with a doorman outside US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's Trump Tower ahead of the US presidential election in ...

Global News Northern California ICE Spokesman Quits Over 'Alternative Facts' Frustration
Author: 0 Northern California ICE Spokesman Quits Over 'Alternative Facts' Frustration

Oakland mayor responds to Trump calling her ICE warning a "disgrace" Schwab understood the number to be lower and he didn't want to deflect media questions about it. The ICE operation, called Keep Safe, began on February 25, and was meant to show California leaders that the state's sanctuary city laws preventing local police from assisting ICE agents could not protect undocumented immigrants, the Chronicle reported.

Global News Native River wins Cheltenham Gold Cup
Author: 0 Native River wins Cheltenham Gold Cup

Bridget Andrews rode Moyahad to success in 2.10 Randox Health County Handicap Hurdle. Do note riding arrangements, at the time of writing, are up in the air with Ruby Walsh set to miss the rest of the meeting following his fall in the RSA Chase on Wednesday aboard Al Boum Photo.

Global News Alibaba plans listing in mainland China
Author: 0 Alibaba plans listing in mainland China

Alibaba Group Hldg Ltd now has $512.35B valuation. The stock decreased 1.13% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $35.13. Its distance from 20-days simple moving average is 3.1%, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average is 3.13% while it has a distance of 5.95% from the 200 days simple moving average .

Global News UN seeks urgent aid for Palestinians after US slashes funds
Author: 0 UN seeks urgent aid for Palestinians after US slashes funds

The United Nations Secretary General António Guterres will travel for London to attend the conference and co-chair a ministerial meeting of the International Support Group for Lebanon. The U.S. had been UNWRA's largest donor, supplying almost 30 percent of its budget. But the agency said the actual cut was around $300 million because the USA had led the agency to believe it would provide $365 million in 2018.

Global News Former Trump campaign manager Manafort files to dismiss charges against him
Author: 0 Former Trump campaign manager Manafort files to dismiss charges against him

Motions to dismiss are commonly filed in USA criminal cases but are rarely granted by the courts. " The appointment order here purports to give the Special Counsel power to investigate a specifically identified matter and anything that arises in the course of the investigation, without further consulting or obtaining approval from the Attorney General or Acting Attorney General ", Manafort's team said.

Global News US Chamber of Commerce warns of 'destructive trade war' with China
Author: 0 US Chamber of Commerce warns of 'destructive trade war' with China

Commentary: President Donald Trump signed proclamations imposing a 25 percent tariff on foreign steel and 10 percent tariff on foreign aluminum. In other words, steel workers aren't doing well, but the steel industry is doing OK. What is likely to happen is America having more leverage at the trade table and may result in a more level playing field.

Global News Trump reportedly considers firing VA Secretary Dr. David Shulkin
Author: 0 Trump reportedly considers firing VA Secretary Dr. David Shulkin

The White House is declining to offer an endorsement of embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, who is under fire for ethics violations. "I've publicly acknowledged that the distraction that has happened that you've talked about is something that I deeply regret", Shulkin told a House Appropriations Committee subpanel .

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