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70th Republic Day: Modi becomes an instant gallery favourite

70th Republic Day: Modi becomes an instant gallery favourite On the eve of the national day, Indian President Ram Nath Kovind urged people to vote in national elections due by May. For the third year running, Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke security protocol and greeted crowds at the Rajpath at the end of the Republic Day parade , the last of his term. [Full Article...]

Missile Pact In Danger, NATO Chief Says After Russia Talks

Missile Pact In Danger, NATO Chief Says After Russia Talks Thompson told reporters "I am not particularly optimistic" that Russian Federation will return to compliance, according to Reuters news reports . "The act of fielding a system that violates the treaty, brought the demise of the treaty or the failure of the treaty", she said. [Full Article...]

Body Of World Famous Explorer Found Buried At Euston Station

Body Of World Famous Explorer Found Buried At Euston Station They were able to identify the remains of the explorer, who was buried in the burial grounds on July 23, 1814, by the lead depositum plate, or breast plate, placed on top of his coffin. The Australian and British governments will hold talks to decide a new location for the remains to be relocated to. A statue honoring him was unveiled in London by Prince William on the bicentenary of his death i... [Full Article...]

Brexit deadlock not game of chicken, says Simon Coveney

Brexit deadlock not game of chicken, says Simon Coveney An Irish Government spokesman issued a statement after the interview to clarify Mr Varadkar was not referring to the Irish Army. "If the UK Parliament can agree on the Withdrawal Agreement with an amended backstop proposal then that would put tremendous pressure on the European Union to agree". [Full Article...]

Police say no danger to the public after arrests in Kingston, Ont.

Police say no danger to the public after arrests in Kingston, Ont. The minor, whose identity is protected under Canadian law, was charged with knowingly facilitating a terrorist activity and counseling a person to deliver, place, discharge or detonate an explosive device with intent to cause death or serious bodily injury. [Full Article...]

Carpet Python lurked in toilet and bit Brisbane woman on the bum

Carpet Python lurked in toilet and bit Brisbane woman on the bum Richards said she scrambled to turn on the light. Ms Zeleny said it was "smack bang" in middle of snake season and if you found a snake in your home, contain it in a room by putting a towel underneath the door or, if it could not be contained, keep an eye on it and phone a professional to remove it. [Full Article...]

Holocaust Memorial Day marked across the Channel Islands

Holocaust Memorial Day marked across the Channel Islands A national commemorative ceremony will take place in Westminster to mark the day, which is also acknowledging the 25th anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda and 40 years since the end of the genocide in Cambodia. Sunday's ceremony memorialized all those who died at Auschwitz, yet a group of far-right Polish activists gathered there and falsely claimed that the Polish government was remembering o... [Full Article...]

Asia Minute: Australia Still Broiling in Record Heat

Asia Minute: Australia Still Broiling in Record Heat With 46.6 degrees Celsius, Adelaide has today seen the hottest day ever recorded. The South Australia state capital city of 1.3 million people beat its previous 80-year-old record of 115 F set on January 12, 1939, and records tumbled in smaller towns across the state. [Full Article...]

Weather Authority Alert: Heavy snow, gusty winds Sunday night into Monday

Weather Authority Alert: Heavy snow, gusty winds Sunday night into Monday Accumulations: During the onset of the snow, between 12AM-2AM, most snowflakes melt due to warmer ground temperatures. Tuesday night through early Thursday morning: Apparent temperatures as low as minus 25 to minus 35 are possible Tuesday and Wednesday nights. [Full Article...]

Dangerously cold weather in today's forecast - Welcome to

Dangerously cold weather in today's forecast - Welcome to Because of this a Wind Chill Advisory will start at 6:00 p.m. and last until 9:00 a.m. Friday . A women battles the heavy wind and snow during a snow storm on March 21, 2018 in Jersey City, New Jersey. Joseph, and Steuben counties are now under a Wind Chill Advisory until 1:00 p.m. Friday . Our risky chill in place hangs on through Friday and into the weekend. [Full Article...]

Pelosi: No State of the Union in the House for Trump

Pelosi: No State of the Union in the House for Trump Pelosi told Trump the House won't approve a resolution allowing him to address Congress until the shutdown ends. The ongoing battle over what is usually a mundane process is unfolding as little progress is being made toward ending the partial shutdown that began December 22. [Full Article...]

'Yellow vest' leader 'handicapped for life' by protest injury, says lawyer

'Yellow vest' leader 'handicapped for life' by protest injury, says lawyer As the march converged on Bastille, small groups of protesters formed makeshift barriers, lit fires and threw projectiles at police , who responded with tear gas and water canon, television footage showed. Such words will be of huge concern for Mr Macron, who on Thursday accused British politicians of "tearing society apart" by allowing a Brexit referendum in Britain. [Full Article...]

Mulvaney: Trump is ‘really prepared’ to shut down the government despite outrage

Mulvaney: Trump is ‘really prepared’ to shut down the government despite outrage President Donald Trump took to Twitter Friday night to try to save a bit of face, insisting that he did not actually concede anything to Congressional Democrats when he agreed to end the longest government shutdown in US history. His administration looked out of touch with ordinary Americans when Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross wondered aloud in a CNBC interview why federal workers who missed two... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Slammed by Both Conservative and Moderate Republicans After Shutdown

Donald Trump Slammed by Both Conservative and Moderate Republicans After Shutdown According to CNN , the reported sick-out by air traffic control , which snarled airports across the Northeast, helped convince the president to cave. By the end of the shutdown, West Wing aides and outside allies of the president began to look at the seminal promise of Trump's 2016 campaign as an vast - and unachievable - burden on his presidency. [Full Article...]

Greece does 'mission impossible' in ratifying North Macedonia accord

Greece does 'mission impossible' in ratifying North Macedonia accord However, despite his close ties with the socialists, Tsipras' Syriza party officially belongs to the European Left. Mr Tsipras, who was involved in negotiating the deal, said it was a "historic day". Under the agreement, Greece's neighbor will stop using the name "Republic of Macedonia", a name it chose for itself when it declared independence from Yugoslavia in 1991. [Full Article...]

Roger Stone’s Dramatic FBI Arrest Is Inspiring Plenty Of Jokes And Memes

Roger Stone’s Dramatic FBI Arrest Is Inspiring Plenty Of Jokes And Memes Trump is questioning the impartiality of Robert Mueller's investigation and says the probe is groundless, while raising doubts about whether a fired top FBI official kept personal memos outlining his interactions with Trump. Known for his political antics and hard-ball tactics, Stone has reveled in being a Washington wheeler-dealer dating back to the Nixon administration. [Full Article...]

UN Human Rights Expert Set To Visit Turkey To Investigate Khashoggi Murder

UN Human Rights Expert Set To Visit Turkey To Investigate Khashoggi Murder Almost four months after the murder of Jamal Khashoggi at the hands of Saudi operatives linked to the court of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the United Nations (UN) is launching an investigation into the killing of the journalist, potentially shining a new light on an explosive case. [Full Article...]

Trump Still Proclaims "We Will Build the Wall" - Mish Talk

Trump Still Proclaims U.S. workers are photographed during construction of 32km of the border wall by order of U.S. President Donald Trump on the border between Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua state, Mexico, and Santa Teresa, New Mexico state, U.S, on April 17, 2018. [Full Article...]

China's president Xi Jinping is danger to freedom: Billionaire George Soros

China's president Xi Jinping is danger to freedom: Billionaire George Soros Financier George Soros said on January 24 at the World Economic Forum that "there are clear indications that a broad based economic decline is in the making in China , which is affecting the rest of the world", according to a copy of his prepared remarks. [Full Article...]

Met Éireann updates and extends weather warnings to more counties

Met Éireann updates and extends weather warnings to more counties You can expect to see gusts of between 60 and 65mph in coastal areas and 50mph inland. Met Éireann says wind may exceed these speeds in exposed coastal areas. Some cloudy periods with some showery rain but a few bright spells too. Monday night will be very cold and wintry, with occasional hail, sleet and snow showers - again most frequent across the north and west with some accumulations on high... [Full Article...]


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