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At Least 54 Killed by Regime Attacks in Eastern Ghouta

At Least 54 Killed by Regime Attacks in Eastern Ghouta The Syrian Red Crescent earlier said 46 truckloads of food parcels were delivered to 27,500 people, along with health items for more than 70,000 people in the town of Douma. The SOHR said government forces were 3km (two miles) from Douma. Moscow and Damascus deny they are killing large numbers of civilians. The United States has accused Russian Federation of not sticking to that agreement, p... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Expresses Approval of China's Xi Jinping's Indefinite Rule

Donald Trump Expresses Approval of China's Xi Jinping's Indefinite Rule Chinese President Xi Jinping is preparing to extend a sweeping government overhaul that would give the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) greater control over everything from financial services to manufacturing to entertainment in the world's second-largest economy, two people familiar with the matter said. [Full Article...]

New video emerges of life inside Turpin family home

New video emerges of life inside Turpin family home Another shows dirty smudges on a door. The couple's youngest child, aged two, was believed to have not been abused or malnourished when she was rescued alongside her siblings. The case drew worldwide attention and shocked neighbors who said they rarely saw the couple's children in the neighborhood. David Turpin has also been charged with one count of a lewd act on a child under the age of 14 b... [Full Article...]

Trump administration sues California to block its sanctuary laws

Trump administration sues California to block its sanctuary laws California officials remained characteristically defiant, vowing to defend their landmark legislation. The Department of Justice alleges this law prohibits private employers from voluntarily cooperating with federal immigration officials. That case ultimately made it to the Supreme Court, which struck down portions of the law but let stand the provision requiring police officers to check the immig... [Full Article...]

Disruptions In Rajya Sabha For Second Consecutive Day Over PNB Fraud

Disruptions In Rajya Sabha For Second Consecutive Day Over PNB Fraud Amid the din, Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ananth Kumar made a counter-attack, asking protesting MPs to sit, so that issues can be taken up peacefully and stating that he was "surprised" that the Congress was "agitated" on systemic irregularities in the banking sector. [Full Article...]

PNB Fraud: VP of Gitanjali arrested, top brass of private banks questioned

PNB Fraud: VP of Gitanjali arrested, top brass of private banks questioned Tipped about his landing at the Mumbai airport, the agency sleuths picked him immediately upon his arrival and took him for interrogation to the CBI's head office in the Bandra Kurla Complex. The investigation agency had issued a lookout notice against him along with Nirav Modi and uncle-cum-business partner Mehul Choksi. The CBI official also said that Chitalia had fled the country along wi... [Full Article...]

Dad Makes 'Bully' Son Run To School As Punishment In Viral Video

Dad Makes 'Bully' Son Run To School As Punishment In Viral Video Thanks for taking a stand against bulling and teaching your children lessons. "You don't always have to beat them, but sometimes it sucks for them and that's what teaches them". Dr Hannah Thomas is a postdoctoral researcher at The University of Queensland, and has focused on the effects of bullying and evidence-based interventions. [Full Article...]

Child Marriage: Declines globally, not in Bangladesh

Child Marriage: Declines globally, not in Bangladesh Some 650 million women today were married as children. The legal marriage age in India is 18 but millions of children are forced to tie the knot when they are younger, particularly in poor rural areas. "Her odds of finishing school decrease while her odds of being abused", said Anju Malhotra, UNICEF's principal gender adviser, in a statement . About a third of the world's child brides are in ... [Full Article...]

Turkish troops, FSA clear key village in Syria's Afrin

The PKK has waged a decades-long armed fight against the Turkish state that has killed tens of thousands of people. Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hami Aksoy told a news conference in Ankara on Tuesday that Turkey would tell USA authorities during meetings on March 8-9 that it expected Washington to take concrete steps on retrieving the weapons it has provided to the Kurdish People's Protection ... [Full Article...]

Florida Senate approves bill preventing anyone under 17 from marrying

Florida Senate approves bill preventing anyone under 17 from marrying Palumbo also asked about the delay in the conference committee meeting. All public schools will remain closed "until the Senate honors the agreement that was made", they said . "The other 1 percent would have been $400 more. We have to stop looking at education as a necessary evil that just needs to be funded", Justice said. [Full Article...]

Periyar statue vandalised in Vellore

Periyar statue vandalised in Vellore The leader said that the statue of Periyar would also be razed just like communist leader Vladimir Lenin's in Tripura. This is exactly how the makers of our Constitution envisioned our great nation to be. The post was deleted and on Wednesday, H Raja offered "heartfelt regret" for the comments that were posted without his permission. Periyar is not a statue, not a name, not a body, not a mortal ... [Full Article...]

Indonesian Villagers Killed Rare Tiger Because They Believed It Was a Shapeshifter

Indonesian Villagers Killed Rare Tiger Because They Believed It Was a Shapeshifter According to the blog, superstitious villagers in the island nation tend to believe many stories about shape-shifters with supernatural powers that can turn into not only tigers but also cats, panthers, dogs and crocodiles. However, villagers paid no heed to the forest officers and thought it was a shapeshifter. The tiger was sleeping under a resident's stilt house when it was repeatedly att... [Full Article...]

East Timor: Gusmão accuses Australia of 'collusion' with oil companies

East Timor: Gusmão accuses Australia of 'collusion' with oil companies Timor Leste wants a 70-30 split but with processing done in its own country to encourage the growth of a domestic processing industry. " The conclusion of this treaty clarifies the rights and responsibilities of Timor Leste and Australia with regard to the resources and activities that fall within our respective sovereign territories". [Full Article...]

Erin Burnett Asks Sam Nunberg If He's Been Drinking

Erin Burnett Asks Sam Nunberg If He's Been Drinking In his interviews, Nunberg said Mueller may already have incriminating evidence on Trump directly, although he would not say what that evidence might be. The Daily Caller News Foundation was told that Mueller's investigators, led by Justice Department attorney Aaron Zelinsky, centered on four main topics: Trump deals related to Trump Tower in Moscow, Trump's 2013 trip to Moscow for the Mis... [Full Article...]

One Police Officer Killed And Two Injured In Clinton, Missouri

One Police Officer Killed And Two Injured In Clinton, Missouri The two injured officers are undergoing treatment following the shooting in Clinton, the Missouri State Highway Patrol tweeted. Two others were hurt in the shooting and treated for their injuries. The officer that was killed in the line of duty Tuesday had come back to the department after Clinton police officer Gary Michael was killed seven months ago. [Full Article...]

Man pleads guilty in fatal Olathe bar shooting

Man pleads guilty in fatal Olathe bar shooting A man charged with killing an Indian American engineer and wounding another in a shooting past year at a suburban Kansas City bar pleaded guilty March 6 to premeditated first-degree murder. He was arrested hour later at a restaurant in Clinton, Missouri, 112 km away from Olathe. Dumala, who now has an H-1B visa and started a Facebook page to bring attention to immigration and related issues, was... [Full Article...]

Strong 6.7-magnitude quake hits Papua New Guinea

Strong 6.7-magnitude quake hits Papua New Guinea William Bando, the administrator of Hela Province, said initial reports put the death toll from the aftershock at 18. "What we experienced this morning could have caused more damage, but we don't know.it nearly threw me out of bed". Officials estimated 150,000 people were in need of aid following the large quake, and residents continue to flee their homes every time the ground shakes, fearing st... [Full Article...]

Texas GOP voters worry about outright gun ban

The Democratic congressman outraised the Republican senator in the last quarter of 2017 and has touted his candidacy's grassroots appeal for Texas Democrats who haven't had much to cheer about lately. Hard as it might be to have so much competition, the many Latino contenders could help draw out more Latino voters for the primaries. The Democrat who ultimately comes out on top will be an u... [Full Article...]

International Women's Day: Reminder women must keep fighting -- everywhere

International Women's Day: Reminder women must keep fighting -- everywhere IWD is celebrated on 8 March every year to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women. The idea of having an worldwide women's day was first put forward at the turn of the 20th century amid rapid industrialization and economic expansion that led to protests over working conditions. [Full Article...]

Trump says he'll counteract any Russian Federation meddling of midterms

Trump says he'll counteract any Russian Federation meddling of midterms In discussing ballot security during the news conference Tuesday, Trump floated the idea of paper ballots as insurance for computerized systems. At the end of the month, White House communications director and longtime Trump aide Hope HicksHope Charlotte HicksJohn Kelly - like this whole White House - is done Mueller interviews former Trump legal spokesman: report Liberals undermine #MeToo wi... [Full Article...]


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