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Italian ruling center-left Democrats declare defeat in national elections

Italian ruling center-left Democrats declare defeat in national elections Though the current center-left government succeeded in stemming the influx, far-right parties exploited popular hostility toward the arrivals - as well as toward Italy's European Union partners, which were seen as having done little to help. [Full Article...]

Statue vandalism: MHA asks states to arrest, punish culprits

Statue vandalism: MHA asks states to arrest, punish culprits The incidents of statue vandalism began from Belonia in south Tripura on Monday when a statue of Vladimir Lenin was destroyed, allegedly by supporters of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Barring the ruling AIADMK, all other parties in Tamil Nadu denounced Raja. "I have spoken to the party units in both Tamil Nadu and Tripura". The incident in Tripura has sparked a series of such vandalism o... [Full Article...]

Love beats 'jehad'! SC restores Hadiya marriage

Love beats 'jehad'! SC restores Hadiya marriage The news about the Supreme Court verdict that restored Hadiya's marriage with Shefin Jahan reached Sainaba when she was attending the seminar "Fascism is anti-women, let's fight it" organised by the NWF here to mark the International Day of Women. [Full Article...]

Travis County voter turnout doubles in 2018 Democratic primary

Travis County voter turnout doubles in 2018 Democratic primary Johnson claims the seat as no challenger filed in the Democratic primary . Cruz more than doubled O'Rourke in statewide votes Tuesday, despite having two more opponents. That is really quite something in a state where almost 4 in 10 people are Latino. Centrist candidates are likely to give Democrats a better chance of picking up these swing districts, which may explain why the Democratic ... [Full Article...]

General Says Beijing Needs to Arm South China Sea Islands

General Says Beijing Needs to Arm South China Sea Islands We must act soon!' Chinese steel accounts for only a small part of USA steel imports, but China's massive production of the metal has driven down prices globally. "China would have to make a justified and necessary response". That gap stood at $375.2 billion past year. His top economic adviser, Gary Cohn, quit this week after opposing the tariff plan . [Full Article...]

MS bans abortions after 15 weeks, no exception for rape or incest

MS bans abortions after 15 weeks, no exception for rape or incest Adrienne Kimmell is vice president of communications and strategic research for the national nonprofit NARAL Pro-Choice America. The bill, she contends, will not hold up in court if challenged. Physicians who perform abortions after 15 weeks could be subject to having their medical license revoked and a $500 fine. "As I have repeatedly said, I want MS to be the safest place in America for an unb... [Full Article...]

Plainfield School District concerned about safety of student walkouts

Plainfield School District concerned about safety of student walkouts In order to stand up for stricter gun control laws, LHS students have organized a school-wide march out on March 14 for 17 minutes to honor the 17 lives lost in Parkland. Wednesday morning, and in a statement said, "Our school principals have worked with students, including student leaders to ensure this time is constructive and meaningful to students". [Full Article...]

Two teenagers arrested after alleged racist chant video shared

Two teenagers arrested after alleged racist chant video shared The men were also heard having shouted "sign the Brexit papers" and "Brexit, Brexit, Brexit" in the video. Other chants, which weren't picked up on video according to Rufaro, include: "Blacks would go back to picking cotton". "Please contact the Police and your Member of Parliament and cc me in ". Asked if she meant to contact the police, she said she wanted to wait to see what action was tak... [Full Article...]

Manchester United join race for Watford's Abdoulaye Doucoure

Manchester United join race for Watford's Abdoulaye Doucoure Doucoure, 25, joined Watford from French side Rennes in 2016 before heading out on loan to Granada, but he has really made a name for himself this season. Blessed with incredible stamina and tenacity, Doucoure is someone who can be a driving force in the team from the midfield. Furthermore, the 25-year-old is also very mobile in the central areas of the pitch while his ability to score goals f... [Full Article...]

8 quake strikes Papua New Guinea coast

8 quake strikes Papua New Guinea coast The magnitude 7.5 quake on February 26 destroyed homes and triggered landslides in a remote region and information has filtered out slowly. A strong natural disaster struck off Papua New Guinea this morning but does not pose a tsunami threat to Hawaii . [Full Article...]

Quad, like sea foam, will dissipate soon: China

Quad, like sea foam, will dissipate soon: China Washington has also launched a process which could see the United States take retaliatory trade measures over intellectual property. As far as 2018, in addition to aforementioned steel and aluminum taxes, Trump has announced tariff hikes to washing machines and solar panels that particularly affect Chinese exporters. [Full Article...]

Oklahoma father charged with killing his infant son

Oklahoma father charged with killing his infant son The child's father, 31-year-old Victor Minjarez, was taken into custody , according to police. The mother filed a victim protective order on February 23 to get the child returned to her. Minjarez later sent a text message to a friend saying the child's mother would never see her son again, according to KFOR . Police say he was found at a residence in the 3000 block Venice Blvd.in Oklahoma C... [Full Article...]

US Issues Travel Warning For Popular Mexican Tourist City

US Issues Travel Warning For Popular Mexican Tourist City While Travel Agent has reached out to the Embassy for clarification, further details on the exact nature of the security threat are not available at this time . The U.S. State Department says they are continuing to investigate with local authorities after discovering the undetonated explosive on March 1. [Full Article...]

Turkey, Free Syrian Army control most of Jandaris settlement in Syria's Afrin

Turkey, Free Syrian Army control most of Jandaris settlement in Syria's Afrin The operation may start after Iraq holds parliamentary polls scheduled for May, Xinhua quoted Cavusoglu as saying. On Jan. 20, the Turkish Armed Forces, together with the Free Syrian Army, launched the Operation Olive Branch in Afrin, Syria. [Full Article...]

PM @NarendraModi launches #NationalNutritionMission, and expansion of #BetiBachaoBetiPadhao, at #Jhunjhunu

PM @NarendraModi launches #NationalNutritionMission, and expansion of #BetiBachaoBetiPadhao, at #Jhunjhunu The BJP-led governments fresh promise to the country is to bring down the numbers of stunting, malnutrition and anaemia among children, women and adolescent girls by launching the National Nutrition Mission in three phases from 2017-18. Explaining the failure of past governments in tackling malnourishment, Modi said while every government introduced a scheme for addressing the situation, they only... [Full Article...]

Derrick Rose Signs With Wolves For Remainder Of Season

Derrick Rose Signs With Wolves For Remainder Of Season Former All-Star point guard Derrick Rose will reunite with his former Chicago Bulls colleagues in Minnesota, as he signed with the Minnesota Timberwolves for the remainder of the season, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski . The duo had a spectacular first season, where Ross won the MVP (2011) and the team went to the Conference Finals (lost 1-4 to the LeBron James-led Miami Heat) but... [Full Article...]

McAleese attacks 'misogyny' of church in women's day speech

McAleese attacks 'misogyny' of church in women's day speech Speaking to reporters in Rome, Mrs McAleese said: "There are so few leadership roles now available to women". "Today, we challenge Pope Francis to develop a credible strategy for the inclusion of women as equals throughout the church's root and branch infrastructure, including its decision-making", she told a packed crowd in a small hall at the Jesuit order's Rome headquarters outside the Vatica... [Full Article...]

Danish inventor denies murdering journalist on homemade submarine

Danish inventor denies murdering journalist on homemade submarine The remains of 30-year-old Ms Wall were found over a series of weeks in Koge Bay, weighed down by metal objects, after she vanished while interviewing Mr Madsen on his submarine on 10 August 2017. But evidence showed she suffered multiple stab wounds all over her body, including to the genital area. "But traces of semen have been found in the underpants which were secured from Peter Madsen aft... [Full Article...]

Judge urges settlement in blockage of Trump tweets

Judge urges settlement in blockage of Trump tweets Buchwald told lawyers they run the risk of establishing new law that they might not like if they resist a settlement. He is the president, after all, and his tweets are largely accepted to be official statements from the White House. Trump's tweets, which cover everything from public policy to what he sees on television and attacks on Democrats, are seen by millions of people and often draw tens... [Full Article...]

North Korea seems 'sincere' about ending nuke tests

North Korea seems 'sincere' about ending nuke tests It has given food aid in the past, but even that has been brought down to the minimum as the United States steps up the pressure to isolate Pyongyang. SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday downplayed concerns that the resumption of inter-Korean dialogue will be accompanied by an easing of worldwide sanctions and pressure on North Korea over its nuclear program. [Full Article...]


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