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UN Security Council votes in favour of 30-day Syria ceasefire

UN Security Council votes in favour of 30-day Syria ceasefire There is no set time for the cease-fire to take effect. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said warplanes struck Ghouta yesterday minutes after the resolution passed. Assad's forces responded by killing dozens, igniting a full-blown civil war to overthrow the regime. The truce does not apply to terrorist groups, including Islamic State , the Nusra Front or al-Qaida. [Full Article...]

GoM recommends e-way bill implementation from April 1

GoM recommends e-way bill implementation from April 1 The GST Council , headed by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and comprising his state counterparts, in its next meeting on March 10 will discuss various proposals on return simplification deliberated upon by the GoM today. However, he did not comment on the manner in which these states would be selected for implementation of intra-state e-way bill. The GoM meet, however, remained inconclusiv... [Full Article...]

Andrew Lincoln dedicates 'Havana' parody to departing 'Walking Dead' co-star

Andrew Lincoln dedicates 'Havana' parody to departing 'Walking Dead' co-star As it turns out, Carl aiming with his shot-out eye came down to the simple reality that Chandler Riggs is a righty who didn't want to become a lefty for firing machine guns and assault rifles. Team family is giving Carl, Michonne, and Rick, all the space they need to be with each other as everyone but our trio stays behind. Carl was often impulsive, acting out against the wisdom of his elders. [Full Article...]

Ice Hockey: US women ease past Finland into final

Ice Hockey: US women ease past Finland into final Lamoureux-Davidson's shootout goal was the talk of the game. It was her fifth goal in the last three gold-medal games. "I think it's something that we're used to". In 2010, the Canadians beat the Americans 2-0 on a pair of goals from Marie-Philip Poulin. Defenceman Maxim Noreau scored the game's only goal 55 seconds into the third period, blasting a point shot past Finnish netminder Mikko Koskin... [Full Article...]

Trump warns of 'phase two,' hopes sanctions will work

Trump warns of 'phase two,' hopes sanctions will work Frankly, hopefully, something positive can happen", Trump said . Earlier this week, the US government said Pence had been set to meet North Korean officials during his visit to South Korea, but that the North Korean side cancelled at the last minute. [Full Article...]

Tory MP Bradley apologises to Jeremy Corbyn for 'communist spies' tweet

Tory MP Bradley apologises to Jeremy Corbyn for 'communist spies' tweet Today the Labour Party said Bradley, who is Conservative Party vice chair, had apologised "unreservedly" and has agreed to make a substantial donation to charities of Corbyn's choosing. Sir Richard Dearlove said the Labour leader should have "taken care to avoid" meeting a Czechoslovakian agent and can not just "laugh off" the claims. [Full Article...]

Trump slams FBI over 'missed signals' on Florida shooting

Trump slams FBI over 'missed signals' on Florida shooting He tweeted that no child should feel unsafe at school, but several of the school's pupils criticised his affiliation with the National Rifle Association . "While discussions are ongoing and revisions are being considered, the president is supportive of efforts to improve the federal background check system", a statement from the White House said. [Full Article...]

A List of the Companies Cutting Ties With the NRA

A List of the Companies Cutting Ties With the NRA The National Rifle Association on Saturday lashed out at the companies who have severed business ties after gun-control activists called for a boycott . Just hours after First National Bank's announcement on Thursday, Enterprise Holdings , a auto rental conglomerate that owns major brands Enterprise , Alamo , and National , announced it would be ending its discount program for NRA members o... [Full Article...]

Florida governor calls for changes after shooting

Florida governor calls for changes after shooting The suite of proposals most notably does not include arming schoolteachers, an idea that President Donald Trump and other Florida Republican lawmakers have proposed in the wake of last week's gun massacre in Parkland. Trump claimed his proposal to arm teachers, which has been strongly criticized by the nation's largest teachers' unions, was drawing support. Scott, a Republican,... [Full Article...]

Willian: 'We can pull off win at Barca'

Willian: 'We can pull off win at Barca' I think I might have touched 25 balls - and 15 of them were flying toward my head! "There is the risk of losing the game because, I repeat, you are playing a really strong team". Willian seized the opportunity to make an impact against Barcelona on the right wing in a game when Chelsea had to settle for 32 per cent possession and was left frustrated when Messi equalised. [Full Article...]

Trump blames armed officer at FL high school

Trump blames armed officer at FL high school Broward County Sheriff Steve Israel revealed on Friday, a day after CNN's "scripted" gun control town hall, that deputy Scot Peterson waited for four minutes outside the school while Cruz was firing shots at defenseless schoolchildren and did "nothing" during the active shooter situation. [Full Article...]

22-year-old woman dies, man injured in Winchester library stabbing

22-year-old woman dies, man injured in Winchester library stabbing A 22-year-old woman was stabbed to death while she was sitting in a MA library Saturday. Police say two people were stabbed at a public library in a Boston suburb. "The preliminary investigation suggests that the female victim was seated at a table in the library when the suspect approached her, unprovoked, stabbing her multiple times", Ryan's office said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Trump Campaign Aide Rick Gates Pleads Guilty in Russian Interference Probe

Trump Campaign Aide Rick Gates Pleads Guilty in Russian Interference Probe Gates, who served as Manafort's deputy, is expected to testify against Manafort if his case goes to trial. The latest indictments assert that Manafort and Gates used offshore accounts to hide tens of millions of dollars they received as consultants to Yanukovych, and then laundered the funds to evade United States taxes. [Full Article...]

Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban raid on military base

Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban raid on military base Saturday, insurgents overran a checkpoint in Farah Province. Meanwhile, two suicide auto bombers killed at least two soldiers and wounded a dozen others in southern Helmand province. Embassy. The blast left six others injured. In a statement posted on February 24 on the website of its news agency Aamaq, IS said the attack was carried out by a bomber with an explosive vest and targeted the ga... [Full Article...]

Pro-Russia GOP Congressman Features Prominently In Trump Aide's Plea Document

According to the 32-count indictment , prosecutors alleged that Manafort and Gates laundered $30 million, failed to pay taxes for almost 10 years and used their real estate to fraudulently secure over $20 million. Gates had originally pleaded not guilty last fall but took the plea agreement with the special counsel due to the enormous strain the trial has caused his family and for financial reaso... [Full Article...]

'Florida school shooter heard voices in his head'

'Florida school shooter heard voices in his head' An exclusive investigation by CNN found that comments Cruz may have left on a now-defunct YouTube channel was added to a private Instagram group by one of the active members. CNN also reports that Cruz was the one who gave the chat its name. On the forum, he posted videos of himself shooting a rifle, and when quizzed by another member about his interest in body armor, replied he was intereste... [Full Article...]

US looking at new sanctions on Russia

US looking at new sanctions on Russia Why aren't Dem (Democratic) crimes under investigation? Sessions has been at odds with Trump for much of his presidency. The President of the United States Donald Trump , in his own wisdom or lack of wisdom, spent the last weekend doing the Russian's job. [Full Article...]

After shooting, Florida to station police officer at every school

After shooting, Florida to station police officer at every school The president's comments came a week after a gunman opened fire with an AR-15 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida , where he killed 17 people. The Columbia Public School Board of Education voted a few years ago to allow its three safety and security personnel, who are all retired police officers, to carry weapons inside school buildings. [Full Article...]

Trump bucks NRA, backs raising age for buying assault rifles

Trump bucks NRA, backs raising age for buying assault rifles Andy Pollack, the father of Meadow Pollack, one of the 17 killed in last week's shooting at a Florida high school, said he won't let his daughter's death be in vain and that he intends to "make a difference". Continuing to argue his case for arming teachers, Mr Trump told the conference: "This would be a major deterrent because these people (mass killers) are inherently cowards". [Full Article...]

Uttar Pradesh: 18-year-old girl burnt alive outside her village

Uttar Pradesh: 18-year-old girl burnt alive outside her village Moni was cycling to market when unidentified people surrounded her and poured petrol on her. The teenager had gone out to buy vegetables and was on her way back home in her bicycle when she was allegedly attacked. Station House Officer Uttam Singh said, "We are treating it as a case of homicide for now". Sujit Pandey, Inspector General of Police, Lucknow , said, "It appears to be a murder". [Full Article...]


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