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Body of missing Perth woman found in Canada lake

Body of missing Perth woman found in Canada lake On Friday evening, police say they received a report of human remains at one end of partially frozen Alpha Lake which turned out to be Raspa's. They later confirmed the remains to be that of Ms Raspa. Further searches of the area and the shore found no trace of her. The cause of death has not been confirmed, however, police say it does not appear suspicious. [Full Article...]

Putin tightens grip on power with overwhelming Russian election win

Putin tightens grip on power with overwhelming Russian election win He vowed Monday not to engage in an arms race, saying that Russian Federation has already spent the bulk of what is needed to create new weapons in previous years. Mr Putin has ruled Russian Federation as either president or prime minister since 1999 but his share of the vote in the last election 2012 was smaller, at 64%. [Full Article...]

Indian hostages in Iraq dead, says Sushma Swaraj in Rajya Sabha

Indian hostages in Iraq dead, says Sushma Swaraj in Rajya Sabha I would like to confirm with a heavy heart that they have been killed by the Islamic State militia , she said. Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. In December 2017, India had completed the DNA testing of the families of 39 Indians missing from Iraq's Mosul city since 2014 and forwarded the samples to Iraqi authorities for matching with the mortal remains in the graves there. [Full Article...]

Death of cardinal who stood down after gay sex scandal

Death of cardinal who stood down after gay sex scandal The 80-year-old, who resigned as Archbishop of St Andrews and Edinburgh five years ago after admitting sexual misconduct, had deteriorated following a fall last month. He was ordained as a priest in 1965. There were claims of inappropriate behaviour towards junior clergy, and allegations he had abused the power of his position. [Full Article...]

Australia wildfires raging, almost 100 houses destroyed

Australia wildfires raging, almost 100 houses destroyed It's unclear if any have been damaged or destroyed. People lined up tonight at the Bega Showground to discover the fate of their home. Fire crews on Monday afternoon confirmed 69 houses and 30 caravans or cabins were destroyed. Spot fires made it impossible to contain. "That is the most important thing when it comes to a fire like this", he said from Cobden. "The firefighting is not over o... [Full Article...]

Third marriage for cricketer turned politician Imran Khan

Third marriage for cricketer turned politician Imran Khan He was married to TV anchor Reham Khan for a brief period of ten months in 2015. His previous two marriages - first with Jemima Goldsmith , in 1995, lasted nine years. The pair were tabloid fodder in Pakistan and eventually divorced in 2004. "It's true that my mother is spiritual leader of Imran Khan, however as far as marriage is concerned there's no truth in it", he said adding that whoever h... [Full Article...]

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (CTB) and Steelcase Inc (SCS) Under Limelight

It is also used in ranking the parallel size of stock exchanges, is a measure of the total of the market capitalizations of all companies listed on each stock exchange. Morgan Stanley upgraded The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT) on Thursday, June 1 to "Overweight" rating. 0 analysts call it Underweight, while 9 think it is Overweight. [Full Article...]

UMBC's Run Ends at the Hands of Kansas State

UMBC's Run Ends at the Hands of Kansas State I love these guys to the moon and back. "From when we beat Vermont until the last two hours were the greatest time of my life", Sherburne said . UMBC scored 53 pts in 2nd half of Friday's win vs Virginia . "We gave hope to smaller seeds". And earned the admiration of their opponents. I suppose we could think of UMBC as a flash in the pan. You know, the ones from Kentucky . [Full Article...]

Intimidation, reports of ballot stuffing in Russian Federation poll

Intimidation, reports of ballot stuffing in Russian Federation poll Mr Navalny - who called on his supporters to boycott the "fake" vote and sent over 33,000 observers across the country to see how official turnout figures differed from those of monitors - said there had been "unprecedented violations". The eight presidential candidates were barred from campaigning Saturday, but the message to voters was clear from billboards celebrating Russian greatness - a bi... [Full Article...]

USA and South Korea announce start date for annual military exercises

USA and South Korea announce start date for annual military exercises If North Korea wants to engage in a meaningful dialogue, even the USA and South Korea must show keenness on their part. According to a senior South Korean envoy who made a rare visit to Pyongyang earlier this month, Kim had made it clear he "understands" the need for the drills to go ahead. [Full Article...]

Vladimir Putin Appeals To 'Love Of Fatherland' To Get Russians To Polls

Vladimir Putin Appeals To 'Love Of Fatherland' To Get Russians To Polls Most people who spoke to AFP said they voted for Mr Putin , praising him for restoring stability and national pride after the humiliating collapse of the USSR. Addressing his supporters at a victory rally in Moscow, Putin said the election result was a recognition of what had been achieved in the past few years, despite hard conditions. [Full Article...]

United States of America imposed sanctions against 19 Russian citizens and 5 organizations

United States of America imposed sanctions against 19 Russian citizens and 5 organizations Sixteen of the 24 entities or individuals sanctioned on Thursday were subject to that special counsel indictment. "To hear the President actually speak to camera or speak to the American people and denounce Putin , denounce the Russian government for the steps they are taking, would be, I think, be far more powerful", Democratic Rep. [Full Article...]

Three killed in blast outside Hekmatyar rally in Afghanistan

Three killed in blast outside Hekmatyar rally in Afghanistan He invited Pakistani prime minister to visit Afghanistan. Political commentators view the Pence-Abbasi meeting as a continuation of their talks on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in NY previous year. Moreover, besides discussion on cementing bilateral relations, the two lawmakers conveyed their concern about blasphemy cases against Christians in Pakistan, the sources added. [Full Article...]

Champions League quarter-finals draw

Champions League quarter-finals draw Last Thursday's trouble started outside Parc OL, which will host the Europa League final in May, before the last-16 second leg against CSKA. UEFA said Lyon had been charged with crowd disturbances, the throwing and setting off of fireworks and blocked stairways. [Full Article...]

JNU Students Launch #SuspendJohri Campaign Against Professor Accused of Sexual Harassment

JNU Students Launch #SuspendJohri Campaign Against Professor Accused of Sexual Harassment On Sunday, nine female students filed complaints against Professor Atul Johri with the police. Hitting out at the university administration, the students body alleged, "By promising to take up investigation through Internal Complaints Committee (ICC), the JNU administration has clearly shown its intention to provide safe passage to the professor". [Full Article...]

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar punch at BJP ministers

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar punch at BJP ministers He met me last night and we discussed on many issues. Kumar's JD (U) and the BJP partnered to form the government in Bihar previous year. He rejected RJD's charge that he had forgotten his demand for special category status for Bihar after allying with NDA even as TDP has severed ties with the alliance in the backdrop of a similar demand for Andhra. [Full Article...]

China's 'silver fox' foreign minister promoted

China's 'silver fox' foreign minister promoted Yi was deputy to Zhou and was largely regarded as a reformist and head of the State Administration of Foreign Exchange which oversees the country's over Dollars 3 trillion forex reserves, the highest in the world. Wang succeeds Yang Jiechi , 67, who past year has been elevated to become member of the CPC's Politburo , a high ranking body of the CPC headed by Xi. [Full Article...]

Missing teen, 45-year-old man located in Mexico

Missing teen, 45-year-old man located in Mexico Yu's mother told CNN that upon reviewing hundreds of text messages obtained by authorities, it appeared that the 16-year-old talked with Esterly like he was a boyfriend. The girl had altered her student records to list Esterly as her stepfather, said Gary Hammer, of the Colonial Regional Police Department. Their disappearance has spurred authorities to issue an Amber Alert, in an incident remini... [Full Article...]

MH17 crash: Ukraine pilot blamed by Russian Federation 'kills himself'

MH17 crash: Ukraine pilot blamed by Russian Federation 'kills himself' Vladyslav Voloshyn, 29, had denied allegations by Russian Federation that his plane shot down MH17 in 2014. Recently the 29-year-old had been in charge of the Mykolaiv airport. Reports state a military service pistol was found at the scene and is now being examined. During one sortie he was shot down over Russian occupied territory in 2014, and hid inside a private home for two days before esc... [Full Article...]

Democrats urged to run suitable candidates in midterm elections

Trump's opposition is alarming northeastern Republicans such as Gateway supporter Peter King, R-N.Y., who lobbied Trump on the project at a St. Patrick's luncheon in the Capitol on Thursday. Democrats have the wind at their back at the moment. And they expect him to help preserve GOP seats in Nevada, where he narrowly lost, and in Arizona. [Full Article...]


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