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Federation Internationale de Football Association 2018 World Cup Qualification

Federation Internationale de Football Association 2018 World Cup Qualification But if Marcello Lippi had been appointed before they had picked up just two points from their first five games in the qualifiers for Russian Federation 2018, the result may have carried more meaning for China and their chances at securing only a second-ever appearance at the World Cup finals. [Full Article...]

Defections boost France's Macron in election race

Defections boost France's Macron in election race In a bid to show her support for France's anti-terrorism military operations in the Sahel region of Africa, Le Pen met Tuesday with Chad president Idriss Deby and planned to tour the French military base in N'Djamena on Wednesday. According to a Harris Interactive poll for Atlantico , 20 percent of respondents believed the centrist Macron was the victor, ahead of Marine Le Pen of the far-right Na... [Full Article...]

A look at victims of the attack outside London's Parliament

Paying tribute to Pc Keith Palmer, who died after being stabbed, she said: "He was every inch a hero and his actions will never be forgotten". "Those who carry out such wicked and depraved acts as we saw yesterday can never triumph in our country and we must ensure it is not violence, hatred or division but decency and tolerance that prevails in our country", Trade Secretary Liam Fox said. [Full Article...]

Ukraine: Arms depot explodes in act of 'sabotage'

Ukraine: Arms depot explodes in act of 'sabotage' Around 20,000 people were evacuated from the city of Balakleya in eastern Ukraine after a massive explosion at an ammunition warehouse at around 3am local time (1am GMT) on 23 March. Ukraine's defense ministry said controls on the border with Russian Federation have been tightened. Ukraine's security services said they had opened an investigation into a suspected act of "diversion", while milita... [Full Article...]

Molina's Defense Takes Puerto Rico to World Baseball Classic Championship Game

Molina's Defense Takes Puerto Rico to World Baseball Classic Championship Game It may be considered the national pastime, but in the first three World Baseball Classics the United States was far from dominant, with Japan winning twice and the Dominican Republic winning once. It was a stark contrast to his previous outing against Puerto Rico in the tournament's second round when he gave up six consecutive hits at one point. [Full Article...]

Theresa May wins praise for her steely response to London attack

Theresa May wins praise for her steely response to London attack A total of 29 people were treated in hospital following the attack, with seven remaining in a critical condition today. Reports revealed that seven people had so far been arrested and brought in for questioning by police. Both Mr Palmer and the attacker died at the scene. The same steely determination and calmness which so impressed my friend during Mrs May's tenure in the Home Office has been... [Full Article...]

Teenager in Israel arrested for JCC bomb threats in America

Teenager in Israel arrested for JCC bomb threats in America His father also has been detained, on suspicion that he knew about his son's activities, according to the Jerusalem Post . "We are relieved that no one has been hurt, and that all of the bomb threats around the country were determined to be hoaxes", Gray said. [Full Article...]

Raids, arrests and new death toll in London Parliament attack

The Press Association on Thursday quoted an unnamed witness saying that the operation was linked to the attack. Overnight, West Midland Police officers stormed a second-floor flat in the city believed to be the residence of the knife-wielding attacker and led away people in handcuffs. [Full Article...]

London attack: NYPD steps up security at British locations in NYC

London attack: NYPD steps up security at British locations in NYC After the London attack, NYPD officers have also been charged with new, clear orders to fire on any moving vehicles being used to ram into crowds during a perceived attack. Armed police carried out overnight raids in London and Birmingham and made a number of arrests in response to Wednesday's terrorist attack in Westminster. [Full Article...]

Plane Crashes in Canada-With No One Inside

Plane Crashes in Canada-With No One Inside The graduate student, who has not been identified, was last seen Wednesday, March 15, said Diane Brown, spokeswoman for the University of Michigan Division of Public Safety and Security, according to MLive . Ground searches also were suspended, Brown said. The missing person's case is being handled by the Michigan State Police and the University of Michigan Police Department, said Upnorthlive ... [Full Article...]

Hawaii GOP: Fukumoto should have given up seat

Hawaii GOP: Fukumoto should have given up seat She plans to submit an application to join the Democratic Party of Hawai'i. State Rep. Beth Fukumoto left the Republican Party Wednesday because she says its members refuse to oppose racism and sexism. "So we started working together". Not surprisingly, however, top Democrats welcomed Fukumoto's party change. "There are members that are very concerned". [Full Article...]

James Corden pays tribute to his hometown of London following Westminster attack

Four people, including the attacker and a police officer had died in yesterday's incident. Three others died and at least 40 were injured when the attacker drove his vehicle into a crowd of people on Westminster Bridge, which was packed with tourists under the shadow of Big Ben. [Full Article...]

Norway says Turkish asylum cases not decided by politicians

Norway says Turkish asylum cases not decided by politicians More than 100,000 people have since been arrested, suspended from their jobs or fired, in what's widely viewed as a purge. Four officers, as well as a military attaché, have been given asylum after appealing for protection following the failed coup attempt on July 15 a year ago, reports Norwegian newspaper VG. [Full Article...]

Ex-Trump campaign head laundered money from Russia-linked Ukraine pol

Manafort has denied the undeclared payments and has not been charged with any crimes. Federal Bureau of Investigation director Comey declined to comment on the case when asked about it at Monday's congressional hearing. He also insisted that he's never spoken to any Russian officials or others who claimed to be involved in the hacking attack. "Despite the constant scrutiny and innuendo, there are ... [Full Article...]

Philip Hammond 'does not recognise' EU's £50bn 'Brexit bill'

Philip Hammond 'does not recognise' EU's £50bn 'Brexit bill' At the weekend the Chancellor accused Brussels over "overstating" its position ahead of the negotiations, which will begin after Theresa May invokes Article 50 on March 29. Sturgeon says Scotland mustn't be "taken down a path that we do not want to go down without a choice". "We will not ask the British to pay a single euro for something they have not agreed to as a member", he is quoted by Reu... [Full Article...]

European Union to hold summit on April 29 as Brexit negotiations begin

European Union to hold summit on April 29 as Brexit negotiations begin If the United Kingdom were to exit the European Union without any trade agreements it would fall back on the World Trade Organisation (WTO) regime, where finished cars would face a 10 per cent tariff, with components facing a 4.5 per cent fee, to enter the European market. [Full Article...]

London attack: Queen close to terror, Buckingham Palace in lockdown

London attack: Queen close to terror, Buckingham Palace in lockdown The news comes after an attacker stabbed a policeman to death at the gates of the Palace of Westminster then was shot dead by police this afternoon. At least 40 people were injured, including three police officers, two of whom are in serious condition. [Full Article...]

Officer killed in London attack was 15-year police veteran

The London Ambulance Service earlier said it had treated at least 10 people from the incident. These included three police officers who were walking across the bridge on their way back from a commendation ceremony. The latest strike on a European capital is part of a growing pattern of how terrorism is evolving, from centrally planned, highly organized attacks such as the 2005 bombings in Lon... [Full Article...]

Abe used wife to fund ultranationalist school, Japanese MPs told

Abe used wife to fund ultranationalist school, Japanese MPs told Analysts have said that there would likely be nothing illegal in such a donation, but if proven it could damage Abe's credibility given his steadfast denials. "If I or my wife were involved, I clearly say, I would step down as Prime Minister and end my career as a politician", Abe said. "But for us, it was such an honour and I remember it very well". [Full Article...]

House to Vote Thursday on Amended Obamacare Repeal Bill

Congress is putting the final touches on the Republican health plan up for a vote this week... Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan, the measure's leading proponent, can afford to lose only about 20 Republican votes or risk failure, since Democrats are united against it. [Full Article...]


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