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Nepalese woman gang-rape case: Police recover CCTV footage

Nepalese woman gang-rape case: Police recover CCTV footage According to reports , three of the youths were BPO employees, while one worked in a financial firm, one was unemployed. He said two of the accused had known the woman for past few weeks. A medical examination conducted on her has confirmed rape. Officers said both the victim and accused had consumed alcohol. On Saturday night, Vikas met her and asked her to accompany him to his friend's house for... [Full Article...]

Cops involved in Espinosa slay ordered arrested

Cops involved in Espinosa slay ordered arrested The local court has ordered the arrest of the leaders and members of the raiding team who shot and killed Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr. while inside in detention a year ago. The warrants, which were released on Friday, stemmed from the multiple murder charges filed by the National Bureau of Investigation after its investigation showed that the killing of the mayor and Yap was a rubout orchestrated by... [Full Article...]

President Duterte changes his mind about same-sex marriage in the Philippines

President Duterte changes his mind about same-sex marriage in the Philippines That won't work for us. Duterte's announcement completely contradicts comments he made during the 2016 presidential campaign, when he declared support for legislation allowing same-sex marriage. Duterte noted the "proud presence" of Filipinos in Myanmar . More than 14,000 Filipinos, mostly professionals, are now working in the Kingdom of Thailand. [Full Article...]

Feds Investigate 'Bot-Engineered' Pro-Trump Fake News

Feds Investigate 'Bot-Engineered' Pro-Trump Fake News The FBI's Counterintelligence Division is looking into the role far-right news sites including Breitbart , InfoWars and the Kremlin-backed RT might have played in Russia's influence campaign during the US presidential election, McClatchy reported Monday. [Full Article...]

Large Electronic Devices Now Banned On Flights From Mideast To US

Large Electronic Devices Now Banned On Flights From Mideast To US Larger electronic items must be checked. "But if they are travelling via the Gulf or any of the eight countries where the ban is imposed, then the passengers have to keep the electronic devices other than mobile phones in the checked baggage". [Full Article...]

Retail Sales Soar in January

Retail Sales Soar in January Statistics Canada said wholesale sales climbed 3.3 per cent to $59.1 billion in January, the largest monthly percentage gain since November 2009. It follows on the heels of one of the few recent weak data points - December retail sales. Excluding sales at motor vehicle and parts dealers, overall retail sales gained 1.7 per cent in January. Data Monday that showed January wholesale sales jumped 3.3... [Full Article...]

French Interior Minister Bruno Le Roux Resigns

French Interior Minister Bruno Le Roux Resigns Le Roux's speech was broadcast by the BFMTV channel. In total, the girls earned 55,000 euros ($59,470). Mr Le Roux, 51, said he did not want the investigation into the contracts linked to his daughters to "undermine the work of the government". [Full Article...]

President Trump not apologizing for wiretapping claims

President Trump not apologizing for wiretapping claims The pair talk about what the hearings reveled, whether or not this was just political theater, and if the NSA has found a legal loophole to spy on United States citizens. Sean Spicer says he has no problem with the President's tweets. Mr Trump took to Twitter before the hearing began, accusing Democrats of making up allegations about his campaign associates' contact with Russian Federation durin... [Full Article...]

Was Trump Wiretapped? Panetta Wants President To Apologize To Obama

Was Trump Wiretapped? Panetta Wants President To Apologize To Obama But while I don't care if Trump hits the links, I do care about hypocrisy and secrecy. Fast forward half a dozen months and newly-elected President Trump has already appeared at a golf course on 11 occasions in just eight weeks in office. [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton Allies Rip James Comey for Belated Confirmation on Russia Probe

Hillary Clinton Allies Rip James Comey for Belated Confirmation on Russia Probe Schiff lamented that the Russian hacking investigation is unfolding amidst today's "toxic" political environment and recalled a different nation when he first arrived in Washington as a member of Congress just after 9/11. The hearing quickly divided along partisan lines, Democrats pressing for details on the status of the FBI's investigation while Republicans focused on news coverage and possibl... [Full Article...]

Saraki 'I have nothing to do with vehicle importation,' Senate President says

Saraki 'I have nothing to do with vehicle importation,' Senate President says The Senate resolved to probe Saraki and Melaye following a motion moved by Senator Ali Ndume representing Borno South requesting that allegations against the two lawmakers should be investigated to ensure that there was no abuse of legislative privileges by them. [Full Article...]

Shin Bet: Terror attacks will intensify ahead of Passover holiday

Shin Bet: Terror attacks will intensify ahead of Passover holiday Israel's domestic intelligence agency, the Shin Bet, warned citizens Monday not to relax their vigilance over the upcoming Passover holiday: the ruling Hamas terrorist organization in Gaza has been planning attacks in the country during the holiday. [Full Article...]

Should Michigan End Daylight Saving Time? Lawmakers Discuss Legislation

Should Michigan End Daylight Saving Time? Lawmakers Discuss Legislation We'll let you know if the committee votes on the bill. The House Commerce and Trade Committee will hear a bill to get rid of Michigan's twice a year time change. Last Monday, we told you about a study which shows the number of people who have strokes, goes up 8% in the two days after Daylight Saving Time begins in March. [Full Article...]

TDP makes a clean sweep in MLC elections in Andhra Pradesh

TDP makes a clean sweep in MLC elections in Andhra Pradesh All three districts traditionally considered a bastion of the YSR Congress were lost to TDP while other seats were won by Naidu's party unopposed. The biggest shock for the TDP came today in its stronghold East Rayalaseema constituency (Chittoor, Nellore and Prakasam districts), where its TDP-supported candidate, Vasudeva Naidu was defeated by YSRC Party-backed Progressive Democratic Front (... [Full Article...]

European Union to convene summit on April 29 to approve guidelines on Brexit

European Union to convene summit on April 29 to approve guidelines on Brexit Sir Tim Barrow said European Union leaders would take no notice of claims in London that Britain could quit without paying "a brass farthing", with concern mounting that the bill could be as high as £60bn. "The right to remain for these non-UK EU citizens must be guaranteed at the earliest opportunity to provide reassurance to smaller firms and their work forces". [Full Article...]

Britain to launch European Union exit process on March 29

Britain to launch European Union exit process on March 29 UK Prime Minister Theresa May will trigger the European Union exit process on March 29, setting Britain on an uncharted course to become the first member state to leave the bloc. UK AND GERMANY TO SIGN NEW POST-BREXIT DEFENCE PACT Britain and Germany are planning to sign a new defence pact after Theresa May triggers Article 50. [Full Article...]

Army veteran asks senators, appeals board for help to stop his deportation

Army veteran asks senators, appeals board for help to stop his deportation Both his children, ages 12 and 18, are US citizens. About four years after leaving the military, Perez served prison time for a felony drug offense which sparked the deportation proceedings. He told the Chicago Tribune he enjoyed the rush he felt during combat and turned to cocaine to maintain that same high, which led to him failing a drug test and his early discharge. [Full Article...]

Pros And Cons To Launching Military Action Against North Korea

Pros And Cons To Launching Military Action Against North Korea But Tillerson also called the threat posed by North Korea's weapons programs "imminent" and said the matter has "reached a very alarming state to us". 6, the North fired four missiles whose threatened targets were said to be American military bases in Japan. "The government has asked North Korea to provide written assurances for the safety of South Korean football players", the Yonhap agency quo... [Full Article...]

Trump credits his Twitter wrath for Kaepernick's unemployment

Trump credits his Twitter wrath for Kaepernick's unemployment Several teams in need of a quarterback have reached out to Harbaugh to inquire about Kaepernick. I still think he ends up not playing next year, but injuries and desperation could change the tune of some folks. "And you know, your San Francisco quarterback ..." He began the 2016 season recovering from shoulder surgery before going 1-10 in 11 starts, but the 29-year-old put up respectable statistic... [Full Article...]

Trump Court Pick Gorsuch Begins Confirmation Hearings Monday

Trump Court Pick Gorsuch Begins Confirmation Hearings Monday We just have judges in this country'. He modeled for me judicial courage. "Their work helps make the promises of our Constitution and laws real for us all". For most of American history, the Senate didn't look at Supreme Court nominees as political footballs. Dianne Feinstein of California, the top Democrat on the committee. [Full Article...]


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