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White House Claims Trump Didn't Hear Merkel's Request For A Handshake

White House Claims Trump Didn't Hear Merkel's Request For A Handshake It's the initials for the British Intelligence Spying Agency. Mr Spicer quoted a claim by Fox News analyst Andrew Napolitano that three intelligence sources confirmed to him that the Obama administration used GCHQ to spy on Mr Trump so there would be "no American fingerprints on this". [Full Article...]

Plane crashed in South Sudan, many feared dead

Plane crashed in South Sudan, many feared dead JUBA A plane belonging to a small South Sudanese airline crash-landed at the airport in the northwestern town of Wau on Monday, injuring several passengers, witnesses said. Wau Airport is a civilian worldwide hub located in the third-largest city in South Sudan, Wau, the capital of the northwestern region known as Bahr el Ghazal. [Full Article...]

UK Sets Brexit Start For March 29, Amid Fears Of Legal Void

UK Sets Brexit Start For March 29, Amid Fears Of Legal Void Tim Barrow, the U.K.'s permanent representative to the European Union in Brussels, told the office. "We are on the threshold of the most important negotiation for this country for a generation", Brexit Secretary David Davis said in a statement after the date was announced by May's spokesman, James Slack. [Full Article...]

Awkward: Merkel asks for a handshake, Trump doesn't respond

Awkward: Merkel asks for a handshake, Trump doesn't respond Mr Spicer denied reports from No 10 that he had apologised. But Comey, as the Federal Bureau of Investigation chief, sought to get the Justice Department, which oversees the Federal Bureau of Investigation, to disavow Trump's claim shortly after the president made it, but the agency has not released any statement. [Full Article...]

Stephen Hawking on Potential Second Trump Term: 'God Forbid'

Stephen Hawking on Potential Second Trump Term: 'God Forbid' He added: "Trump was elected by people who felt disenfranchised by the governing elite in a revolt against globalisation". " His priority will be to satisfy his electorate who are neither liberal, nor that well-informed ". In January, employees of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Agriculture received orders to remove web pages and limiting how they communicated wit... [Full Article...]

Hate crime suspect attacks employee at Middle Eastern restaurant with pipe

Hate crime suspect attacks employee at Middle Eastern restaurant with pipe Kendall yelled expletives as the pipe pounded against the employee's skull. Police arrested an OR man accused of attacking a restaurant employee with a pipe while calling the worker a terrorist and telling him to go back to his country. "These crimes don't happen very often in our community", Okada said. Gretchen Bennett, a staff liaison with the city of Salem's Human Rights and Relations Advi... [Full Article...]

India should focus on development of villages: Dalai Lama

India should focus on development of villages: Dalai Lama About 200 delegates from 35 countries, including Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Nepal, Cambodia, Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Germany, Thailand and Bangladesh, as well as several Buddhist monks are expected to be a part of the conclave. The spokesperson, however, said China's opposition to the THAAD missile defence system deployed in South Korea was clear and consistent. "China is strongly oppos... [Full Article...]

Danielle McLaughlin: CCTV shows Goa murder victim's final moments

Danielle McLaughlin: CCTV shows Goa murder victim's final moments Danielle had been travelling the world meeting up with friends as she moved from country to country. "My heart breaks for her family and friends". "There are a tonne of holes in the police story and I know for a fact this is not the end of it", she said. [Full Article...]

Icelanders third happiest in the world

Icelanders third happiest in the world China, in 79th place on in the World Happiness Report list, was 21st on the improvements list. Meanwhile, Turkey, Azerbaijan and Iran have registered better results, claiming the 69th, 85th and 108th positions, respectively. Despite the economic recession, Nigerians are Africa's sixth happiest people, according to a new report released on Monday that called on nations to build social trust and... [Full Article...]

Antonio Conte explains Cesc Fabregas decision in Chelsea's win at Stoke

Antonio Conte explains Cesc Fabregas decision in Chelsea's win at Stoke Unfortunately for the veteran shot-stopper, it came in his 500th career game across all competitions. It was important for us to win and then if a rival has a poor result of course we are happy, but for us to play our game in this way with great concentration, will to play football and to fight. [Full Article...]

John Oliver Tears Into Donald Trump's Devastating Budget Proposal

John Oliver Tears Into Donald Trump's Devastating Budget Proposal The show saw Oliver dissect what was an eyebrow-raising week for the former reality TV star and real estate mogul, who he described as "consistently monstrous". Trump's budget proposal would cut a plethora of departments and important commissions, ranging from the Agriculture to Department and NASA to the National Endowment for the Arts. [Full Article...]

Kim Jong-Un declares 'new birth' in North Korea's rocket program

Kim Jong-Un declares 'new birth' in North Korea's rocket program During the 2016 presidential campaign and since he took office, Trump criticized China for militarizing the South China Sea and warned about the changes he will make on US' trade relationship with the country. "Some of these technologies which the North Koreans are including in their rocket expansion program actually have to do with a covert method of firing missiles without being detected in ad... [Full Article...]

Hindu firebrand Yogi Adityanath picked as Uttar Pradesh chief minister

Hindu firebrand Yogi Adityanath picked as Uttar Pradesh chief minister Observers questioned whether Adityanath would continue pushing his "Hindutva", loosely translated as "Hinduness", ideology as chief minister. Despite Adityanath's popularity, political heft, and his appeal across castes, the move came as a surprise to many given his reputation as "the single most divisive, abusive, polarising figure in UP (Uttar Pradesh) politics", according to Pratap Bhanu Meht... [Full Article...]

Downing Street dismisses early election speculation

Downing Street dismisses early election speculation He added that her slim majority could cause problems as Brexit negotiations go forward, with backbenchers able to rebel against the front bench. Speculation that Mrs May could cut and run has been fuelled by reports that Conservative Central Office is recruiting staff at a time when it might have been expected to scale down operations. [Full Article...]

Uphaar tragedy: SC rejects Gopal Ansal's plea, sends him back to jail

Uphaar tragedy: SC rejects Gopal Ansal's plea, sends him back to jail Quoting reasons for rejecting Ansal's plea, the Supreme Court bench said that Gopal Ansal had already approached the President of India for mercy and pardon. Gopal Ansal, 69, has been summoned to show up in the Supreme Court Immediately. The Ansal brothers were initially sentenced to two years' imprisonment by the trial court. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation claims: No evidence of collusion - Nunes

Russian Federation claims: No evidence of collusion - Nunes The Department of Justice said Friday it turned over information congressional committees sought on President Donald Trump's claim that the Obama administration wiretapped him ahead of the 2016 election. Nunes was asked during an interview on "Fox News Sunday" if he has seen any evidence of any collusion between "Trump world" and Russian Federation to swing the 2016 presidential election. [Full Article...]

Germany's Angela Merkel and Japan's Shinzo Abe Speak Up For Free Trade

Germany's Angela Merkel and Japan's Shinzo Abe Speak Up For Free Trade Abe and Merkel are due to give a press briefing later on Monday at the Hanover trade fair, where Japan is this year's partner country . G7 leaders meet in Italy in May and trade is likely to be one of the thorniest issues at the table. As G20 president, Germany feels especially committed to these principles, she added. Some local German authorities have chose to block appearances by Turkish m... [Full Article...]

Beijing park dispenses loo roll using facial recognition

Beijing park dispenses loo roll using facial recognition The machines are installed in three public toilets so far. Machines at the Temple of Heaven park scan visitors' faces before dispensing a fixed length strip of paper. Personnel have been stationed to show people how to use the new system, however, it still takes about half a minute for each person to receive paper, way longer than using a normal dispenser. [Full Article...]

PM Modi to address India Today Conclave today

PM Modi to address India Today Conclave today Sabka saath, sabka vikas is not only a slogan for us. State BJP president Keshav Prasad Maurya and the party's national vice-president Dinesh Sharma were sworn-in as the Deputy Chief Ministers. "We all should get involved in our dream of a new India, whose mantra will be "opportunity for all" and an India of self-respect". 'We chose to provide electricity connectivity to 18,000 villages, which... [Full Article...]

Erdogan urges Turks in European Union to have at least 5 kids

Erdogan urges Turks in European Union to have at least 5 kids I'm telling you Europe, do you have that courage? "This is the best answer to the rudeness shown to you, the enmity, the wrongs", he said in a televised speech in Eskisehir, a city south of Istanbul. But Erdogan said there was to be no reconciliation with The Hague. Ties have become increasingly fraught between Turkey and many European countries over Turkish campaigning for a referendum next... [Full Article...]


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