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Japan's Kane Tanaka honoured as world's oldest living person

Japan's Kane Tanaka honoured as world's oldest living person Kane was born prematurely on 2 January 1903, the same year the Wright brothers became the first to achieve powered flight! She's also a fan of the Othello board game, AP noted. The previous oldest living person was another Japanese woman, Chiyo Miyako, who died in July at the age of 117. The oldest person ever to have lived is Jeanne Calment, a French woman, who died in 1997 at the age of 122 ye... [Full Article...]

Trump to seek $8.6 billion in new budget for border wall

Trump to seek $8.6 billion in new budget for border wall During an interview on Fox News, the White House's top economic adviser said a budget battle is coming. "I think the president has made that case very effectively". It would pay for hundreds of miles of new barriers along the border. In fiscal 2017, $341 million in funding was allocated for 40 miles (64 km) of wall, and in 2018, another $1.375 billion was directed to 82 miles (132 km). [Full Article...]

Two more women held in Syrian camps 'stripped of British citizenship'

Two more women held in Syrian camps 'stripped of British citizenship' Mr Hunt continued that when Begum first travelled to Syria in 2015 she knew she was going to join a "terrorist organisation" and that "she was going to a country where there was no embassy, there was no consular assistance, and I'm afraid those decisions - terrible though it is - they do have consequences". [Full Article...]

Two Nigerians, 155 others die in plane crash

Two Nigerians, 155 others die in plane crash Adesanmi, was suspected to have flown with a Canadian passport, hence he was officially listed among the Canadians. Two Nigerians were confirmed to be among the casualties as an Ethiopian Airline Boeing 737-800 MAX aircraft crashed at Debre Zeit, Ethiopia, shortly after taking off from Addis Ababa to Nairobi, Kenya. [Full Article...]

PDP condemns alleged confiscation of Rivers governorship election results by soldiers

PDP condemns alleged confiscation of Rivers governorship election results by soldiers He said the governorship election is one of the most keenly contested elections in Plateau State between the incumbent Governor Simon Lalong and the the PDP candidate, Jeremiah T. Youths and Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung, has said that he is not bothered over his inability to win his polling unit and ward for his political party, the All Progressive Congress, APC. [Full Article...]

Malaysian court frees woman accused of murdering N Korean leader's half-brother

Malaysian court frees woman accused of murdering N Korean leader's half-brother They both pleaded not guilty and had claimed they were duped by North Korean agents into thinking they were playing a harmless prank for a hidden-camera TV show. Mr Yasonna also said that Siti Aisyah "had no awareness whatsoever that she was being used as an intelligence tool of North Korea". According to the minister, Indonesian government officials had held meetings with Prime Minister Mahat... [Full Article...]

Is this the previous year Washington springs forward? Maybe

Is this the previous year Washington springs forward? Maybe Unless, of course, you live in Hawaii, Arizona, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Northern Mariana Islands or the U.S. Virgin Islands. As daylight saving time takes effect, the Washington House passed a measure Saturday that would make those later sunsets permanent in the state all year - if Congress allows it. [Full Article...]

Diver gets swallowed by whale, comes out alive to narrate the incident

Diver gets swallowed by whale, comes out alive to narrate the incident Heinz Toperczer, another photographer on a nearby boat was able to capture the awesome footage of the terrifying encounter that has since been posted to Youtube. Schimpf said that the whale did not purposely attack him and that the mammals do not eat humans. "Whales are no man-eaters", witness Claudia Weber-Gebert told Barcroft Animals in an interview. [Full Article...]

Jayme Closs's Adbuctor Plans to Plead Guilty, Letter Says

Jayme Closs's Adbuctor Plans to Plead Guilty, Letter Says Patterson was arrested shortly thereafter. The letter , addressed to reporter Lou Raguse , was in a white envelope stamped with the words "Mailed from the Polk County jail" and the suspect's name on the top left. Patterson writes in the letter that no one knew about his sick scheme and that he didn't leave any hints about what he was up to, forcing Jayme to hide when his father would come vis... [Full Article...]

Woman in Pursuit of Selfie Attacked by Jaguar in Arizona

Woman in Pursuit of Selfie Attacked by Jaguar in Arizona The incident took place at World Wildlife Zoo, Aquarium, and Safari Park in Litchfield, Park, Ariz. on Saturday. Citing the fire department, the affiliate said the woman was trying to take a selfie near the fence of the jaguar enclosure when the animal reached out and attacked her arm. [Full Article...]

Hajdu insists she has never felt pressured by PM

Hajdu insists she has never felt pressured by PM I have taken - and will continue to take - many lessons from these recent days and few weeks". With the ruling now in place, the way is clear for the criminal trial of SNC-Lavalin to proceed. Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer asked the RCMP to investigate last month, but the force has not announced any decision. One senior party member, who had previously voiced concerns, said Trudeau was righ... [Full Article...]

Yellow weather warning issued as snow forecast on Sunday

Yellow weather warning issued as snow forecast on Sunday Meanwhile snow warnings covering parts of northern and central England also mean travel disruption on the roads and railways could be a problem. They also warn of "some short term loss of power". The forecast also details spells of snow early on Sunday morning over some central and northwestern parts of the United Kingdom, while high winds will affect southern England. [Full Article...]

Andhra Pradesh and Telangana To Go For Elections on 11th April

Andhra Pradesh and Telangana To Go For Elections on 11th April It also announced dates for Assembly elections in four states whose governments' tenures are coming to an end in the coming three months. Only Parliamentary elections will be held in the state . "This was done despite that nearly all the political parties had urged upon the Election Commission to hold both the elections simultaneously". Announcing the election schedule and related measure... [Full Article...]

Ethiopian Airlines Flight to Nairobi Crashes

Ethiopian Airlines Flight to Nairobi Crashes French President Emmanuel Macron and U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres are among those expected. The plane heading to Nairobi is left Ethiopia earlier this morning but according to reports came down within six minutes. However, there is no confirmation about survivors or casualties. "Our prayers are with the families of the passengers + crew as authorities search for survivors". [Full Article...]

Algerians rally against ailing president as opposition activist arrested in Switzerland

Algerians rally against ailing president as opposition activist arrested in Switzerland At least 195 people were detained at protests in Algeria , TSA portal reported on Friday citing the police. Tens of thousands protested across Algeria on Friday in the biggest rallies yet against ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's bid for a fifth term, despite the defiant leader's warning of the risk of "chaos". [Full Article...]

Cohen ‘Directly Asked For Pardon,’ Lied To Congress

Cohen ‘Directly Asked For Pardon,’ Lied To Congress He said that had put the credibility of the lawyer back under the spotlight. Trump, however, said that Cohen told a number of lies, including about wanting a job at the White House and the pardon. In his testimony to Congress, Cohen indicated Trump may have committed illegal acts while in office. Then the judge hit Trump for his handling of Jared Kushner's security clearances, which critics ... [Full Article...]

Liz Cheney: Democratic Party Is ‘Now Enabling and Abiding By Anti-Semitism’

Liz Cheney: Democratic Party Is ‘Now Enabling and Abiding By Anti-Semitism’ McCain's performance was part of a heated segment of The View devoted to this week's political storm over Ilhan Omar's comments about Israel's place in USA politics and the Democrats' resolution condemning anti-Semitism that followed her remarks. [Full Article...]

Chelsea Manning Jailed for Contempt After Refusing to Testify on WikiLeaks

Chelsea Manning Jailed for Contempt After Refusing to Testify on WikiLeaks Manning refused to answer questions about her 2010 public disclosures of military and diplomatic secrets before a grand jury earlier this week. Manning's communications team released a statement saying the judge said she will be detained until she either cooperates or the grand jury finishes its term. [Full Article...]

Bodies of two missing mountain climbers found

Bodies of two missing mountain climbers found Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo tweeted Saturday that the search for Italian Daniele Nardi and Briton Tom Ballard ended after a team confirmed that silhouettes spotted at a height of about 5,900 meters (6,455 yards) were those of the two climbers. [Full Article...]

China says working with USA day and night to get trade deal

China says working with USA day and night to get trade deal He stressed that any trade mechanism contained in the deal must be fair and equal, referring to the U.S. demands for an enforcement process to ensure China complies withits commitments. And it's raised concerns in Beijing that a Mar-a-Lago summit - the second between the two men, who met at the resort in April 2017 - could end embarrassingly for Xi, whose willingness to meet at Trump's club rath... [Full Article...]


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