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Barnaby Joyce declares 'anything that's personal in nature is nobody else's business'

Barnaby Joyce declares 'anything that's personal in nature is nobody else's business' He says it's a grey area and no one asked if it was his baby. He said he would not be getting a paternity test and was planning to raise the child as his own regardless of who the father is. In a statement, Joyce's estranged wife Natalie Joyce said she was deeply saddened by the news her husband was "having a child with a former staff member". [Full Article...]

NZ to help with Papua New Guinea's relief after 7.5 magnitude quake

NZ to help with Papua New Guinea's relief after 7.5 magnitude quake Strong aftershocks are rocking Papua New Guinea's remote and rugged highlands, a week after the largest quake to hit the region in nearly a century killed at least 31 people. The quake destroyed or damaged around seven thousand homes. Most of the other casualties were in the provincial capital of Mendi and the township of Tari, officials told Reuters. [Full Article...]

Girl, 2, Dies After Mirror Falls On Her At Payless Shoe Store

Girl, 2, Dies After Mirror Falls On Her At Payless Shoe Store She said she tried to help but was held back by first responders. An employee at the store, identified as Latisha Culpatrick , recalled the tragic day saying there was a sound of a crash and a woman screamed. 'Our deepest sympathies go out to the family of Ifrah Siddique during this time of incredible loss, ' the statement read. Iftkhar said the heavy mirror in the store was not properly se... [Full Article...]

Mamata Banerjee blames Congress and Left for BJP's Tripura victory

Mamata Banerjee blames Congress and Left for BJP's Tripura victory The BJP on Saturday won a historic mandate in Tripura, where it won 43 out of 60 seats to form its first ever government in an otherwise Left bastion. The party captured 23 seats on its own while its alliance partner the Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT) bagged 7 seats, giving the combine a majority in the House, according to Election Commision (EC) sources. [Full Article...]

West Virginia Teachers Continue Major Strike For Pay Raise

West Virginia Teachers Continue Major Strike For Pay Raise The inability to agree on salary terms is impacting 277,000 students- who have been out of school since February 22 - and 35,000 employees in West Virginia , where teacher salaries start at about $33,000, which is among the lowest in the country. [Full Article...]

Nor'easter Slams Southern New England - Here's What's Still To Come

Nor'easter Slams Southern New England - Here's What's Still To Come Flood alerts were issued from New Jersey to MA on the eastern coast, according to the National Weather Service. Heavy rain has descended on coastal areas, resulting in flooding alerts being issued from New Jersey to MA. Wind gusts exceeding 50 miles an hour brought trees down onto wires, houses and cars across the state on Friday . The Weather Channel reported that though flooding in Bosto... [Full Article...]

Trump threatens to tax European auto imports

Trump threatens to tax European auto imports The European Union has said it is drawing up measures against leading U.S. brands like Harley-Davidson and Levi's jeans, while China warned it "won't sit idly by" if its interests are hurt. Bolten praises Trump for following through on campaign promises to cut taxes and federal regulations, but trade is another matter. Speaking on CNN's "State of the Union", Navarro says: "At this point in t... [Full Article...]

U.S. imposes largest package of sanctions against North Korea

U.S. imposes largest package of sanctions against North Korea Moon said the USA and South Korea should make use of the current mood of rapprochement between the Koreas in seeking denuclearization. 'Mrs. Trump delivered a personal message to President Moon from President Trump about today's North Korea related sanctions announcement at a small meeting at the Blue House, ' the White House said. [Full Article...]

Barcelona Boss looking for a "Juicy" win against Atletico Madrid

Barcelona Boss looking for a Simeone might be gunning for victory at the Nou Camp but was full of praise for the impact of his opposite number this season. He now has 539 goals for Barcelona and 61 for Argentina - in 747 total appearances - and took his tally for this season to 32 goals in all competitions. [Full Article...]

Here's a line Trump can use with Jared Kushner: You're fired!

Here's a line Trump can use with Jared Kushner: You're fired! Kushner , who is President Donald Trump's son-in-law, met with government officials or potential investors from five nations, including Russian Federation, during the period between Trump's November 2016 election and the January 2017 inauguration, MSNBC reported based on unnamed sources. [Full Article...]

New doubts about Trump's Mideast hopes as Netanyahu visits

New doubts about Trump's Mideast hopes as Netanyahu visits In return, Bezeq's news site, Walla, allegedly provided positive Netanyahu coverage. The case is one of at least four investigations surrounding the four-term prime minister or his associates, which have put his political survival in jeopardy. [Full Article...]

Met Éireann issues new Status Orange warning until 12 noon tomorrow

Met Éireann issues new Status Orange warning until 12 noon tomorrow The latest from Met Éireann shows that while snow has ceased in many areas, some counties are in for a lot of flooding as the ice melts away. "We will provide a further update in relation to the operation of scheduled services from Saturday morning", they stated. [Full Article...]

No contact with Mueller's team over Jared Kushner

Earlier this week Jared Kushner's top-secret security clearance was downgraded after White House chief of staff John Kelly imposed new rules about clearances. The deal eventually fell through, the Intercept wrote. After the meetings, the companies allegedly loaned more than half a billion dollars to Kushner Cos., the Times reported . [Full Article...]

UFC 222 Results: Brian Ortega Emphatically KO's Frankie Edgar

UFC 222 Results: Brian Ortega Emphatically KO's Frankie Edgar After watching Edgar's surprise loss to 27-year-old Ortega in Las Vegas, McGregor tweeted his response. Brian Ortega certainly put all featherweights on notice with his incredible finish over one of the toughest men in MMA. If he does land a takedown, he should look to get to mount and wear "T-City" down with ground strikes. LAS VEGAS - It's time for people to stop doubting Brian Ortega . [Full Article...]

Nor'easter slams East Coast with heavy rain, snow

Nor'easter slams East Coast with heavy rain, snow Among them were: A 6-year-old boy who was killed in Virginia when a tree fell on his family's home , an 11-year-old boy killed by a falling tree in New York State, a 57-year-old man killed after a tree fell on his auto in Pennsylvania, a 77-year-old woman killed by a falling branch in Baltimore and a 44-year-old male passenger in a truck killed in Virginia when a tree fell on the vehicle. [Full Article...]

Hearing canceled for accused Florida school shooter: attorney

Hearing canceled for accused Florida school shooter: attorney Nikolas Cruz, now 19, is accused killing 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Valentine's Day. Police say Cruz confessed to the crime. The shooting has rattled long-drawn political lines on gun rights in the United States, where Republican officials have often opposed efforts by gun control advocates to tighten gun ownership laws, partly out of concern about retribution by the powe... [Full Article...]

Supporters welcome CM KCR's statement on taking his leadership to national-level

Supporters welcome CM KCR's statement on taking his leadership to national-level K. Chandrasekhar Rao can be a pivot against the Congress and the BJP especially when there us a vacuum in country and people are looking for an alternative". He criticised it for not doing anything for the farmers. Why there is so much unrest. Why are there social fights everywhere? "Why Dalits and tribals are fighting", he asked. [Full Article...]

Rebels in Syria's Ghouta regroup after retreat: Rebel spokesman

Rebels in Syria's Ghouta regroup after retreat: Rebel spokesman The two leaders discussed in a telephone call what May's office described as the "appalling humanitarian situation" near the Syrian capital, even as the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Syrian forces had seized control of more than a quarter of Eastern Ghouta. [Full Article...]

Iran says no missile talks unless West gives up nuclear weapons

Iran says no missile talks unless West gives up nuclear weapons The U.S. concerns about Iran's nuclear power stem from "their failures and defeats in the region", Jazayeri said. "Le Drian should refrain from adopting negative positions, if his trip is aimed at boosting relations with Tehran", he said after a meeting with Japanese Deputy Foreign Minister Takeo Mori in Tehran. [Full Article...]

Most Germans view SPD to be 'unfit for government'

Most Germans view SPD to be 'unfit for government' After more than half a century of self-imposed dullness in the wake of the Nazi period, German politics has become interesting again. The latest polls show a new election would likely yield broadly similar results to September's, but with the Social Democrats potentially weakening further — setting the stage for the same problems that have led to the unprecedented difficulties in forming a gov... [Full Article...]


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