https://www.themalaysianinsight.com/resources/stories_images/40234/jan_kuciak_slovakia_feb_28__full.jpg

People

The embassy noted that investigative journalists play "a vital role in defending democratic societies and we condemn any violence against them", and declared the readiness of the United Kingdom to help the Slovak authorities in their investigation.
  • Happy Choti Holi! Know All About The Significance Of The Festival

    Happy Choti Holi! Know All About The Significance Of The Festival

    People

    According to an Indian mythological tale, the festival of Holi celebrates the victory of good over evil. Everyone is all set to celebrate the special festival in their unique way. Members of the assembly smeared each other with colors to mark the festival. On the first day, a traditional called "Yaosang Mei Thaba" is burnt in the evening and children go to every home to take donation called "nakatheng".
  • Academy of Country Music announces nominees for 2018 awards

    Academy of Country Music announces nominees for 2018 awards

    People

    The Texas native has won 29 ACM Awards throughout her career and goes into this year's ceremony tied with Brooks & Dunn for the title of the winningest artist in ACM history. And, Reba received her 16th nomination for Female Vocalist of the Year . The track's producer , Scott Hendricks, also is an Oklahoma native. "Completing the list is Kelsea Ballerini , who also has a nod for Video of the Year ('Legends") and Maren Morris who is up for Vocal Event of the Year ('Dear Hate' ...
  • United Kingdom retailers Toys R Us and Maplin go into administration

    United Kingdom retailers Toys R Us and Maplin go into administration

    People

    The embattled toy chain risked collapse in the United Kingdom in December 2017 but agreed to a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) which saw it restructuring its operations and planning to close at least 26 stores. Toys R USA announced a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) at the end of past year in an attempt to shore up its financial position by allowing it to shut loss-making stores and secure deep discounts on rental costs.
  • Microsoft Case Over Email Privacy to be Heard by Supreme Court

    Microsoft Case Over Email Privacy to be Heard by Supreme Court

    People

    The Trump administration, which inherited the case from President Barack Obama's legal team, says it's not trying to apply the US law overseas. Authorities suspected it was being used to facilitate drug trafficking , the data of which was stored on a Microsoft server in Dublin, Ireland .
  • OR guard Sabrina Ionescu named Pac-12 Player of the Year

    OR guard Sabrina Ionescu named Pac-12 Player of the Year

    People

    Despite the struggles that came over the Scott Rueck's squad early on, the Beavers kept working and continued to believe that if they trusted themselves, Rueck, and each other that a switch would flip and they'd turn their inexperience and youth into veteran leadership and late-game poise.
  • Alabama to meet Missouri in homecoming game

    Alabama to meet Missouri in homecoming game

    People

    Hudson had just six points in the first meeting. Jalen Hudson paced Florida with 27 points on 6-of-8 shooting and knocked down three 3-pointers. It was a nice way for the Gators to bounce back from the 68-50 loss to Alabama in Gainesville earlier this month.
  • Pakistan soldiers killed in firing

    Pakistan soldiers killed in firing

    People

    Yesterday also, the Pakistan Army had violated the ceasefire from 1030 hours in Nowshera, Kalal and Sunderbani sectors along the LoC. Pakistani troops resorted to heavy mortar shelling, automatics and small arms fire along the LoC in Balakote and Mankote areas of Mendhar in Poonch district till afternoon.
  • Gov. Rick Scott says he does not want to arm Florida's teachers

    Gov. Rick Scott says he does not want to arm Florida's teachers

    People

    Peterson was outside the building at the time of the attack, his lawyer said, because the gunshots sounded like they were coming from outside. "I really believe I'd run in there even if I didn't have a weapon", Trump said. The president promised to act on guns if Congress won't and revealed he met with NRA leaders over the weekend. But the president remained adamant, saying , "I want highly trained people that have a natural talent, like hitting a baseball, or hitting a golf ball, or ...
  • Worcester urges residents to prepare for winter storm

    Worcester urges residents to prepare for winter storm

    People

    The National Weather Service is now looking at a chance for rain late Wednesday night, some rain and snow Thursday morning and a slight chance for rain Thursday afternoon, but the chance for slippery road conditions has greatly diminished.
  • Donald Trump stuns lawmakers with call for tighter gun control

    Donald Trump stuns lawmakers with call for tighter gun control

    People

    When Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn talked about his bipartisan bill to improve information-sharing in the background checks system, Trump suggested he should "add everything onto it and maybe change the title". Republicans have instead been leaning towards modest legislation created to improve the background system. "But that doesn't mean we have to agree on everything".
  • Church of the Holy Sepulchre to re-open after taxing dispute

    Church of the Holy Sepulchre to re-open after taxing dispute

    People

    Christian leaders closed the famed church on Sunday to protest an order by Jerusalem mayor Nir Barkat to begin taxing their properties. The city of Jerusalem has also agreed to suspend its collection actions on municipal taxes until a team led by Minister Tzachi Hanegbi resolves the issue.
  • Georgia Legislature Passes Tax Bill Seen As Punishing Delta

    Georgia Legislature Passes Tax Bill Seen As Punishing Delta

    People

    The state's Republican-dominated House and Senate both overwhelmingly approved the bill , which removed a sales tax exemption on jet fuel. "What is important is not that [tax break] anymore but that Georgians are going to get their tax relief, and we couldn't let that fall victim to everything that was going on with Delta ", Republican House Speaker David Ralston reportedly said after the House passed the measure.
  • Britain sets out dividing lines on European Union citizens' rights

    People

    Much of this clashing over how a country levies tariffs on goods traded inside and outside the bloc - from Spanish oranges to Chinese watches to a BMW Mini made in Germany, France and Britain - may pass right over many people's heads. "We want to have a different solution to the Irish border problem and we are absolutely confident that we can". In his remarks, Corbyn complained that May's Cabinet, with its public spats and sharp divisions, is making a shambles of Brexit and endangering ...
  • Teenager Attempts To Assassinate Queen Elizabeth

    Teenager Attempts To Assassinate Queen Elizabeth

    People

    According to the NZ Herald , he said: "I felt that giving her a scare somehow, that the issues and problems that were evident in New Zealand might be finally brought into the public attention and as a bonus if the Queen would look at these issues - she might well take notice".
  • What you need to know about Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs

    What you need to know about Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs

    People

    Despite the rally in steel stocks - US Steel gained 5.8 percent at $46. In April previous year, Trump ordered the Commerce Department to study the impact of steel and aluminum imports on national security under seldom-used section 232 of the 1962 Trade Expansion Act.
  • Trade Globalists in White House Fail to Stop Trump's 'America First' Tariffs

    Trade Globalists in White House Fail to Stop Trump's 'America First' Tariffs

    People

    Kelly began his role as Secretary of Homeland Security in July, but was forced to leave just six months later when he was appointed to replace Reince Priebus as White House Chief of Staff. "I always said that it was going to take a while for Donald Trump to adjust as president", said Mr Christopher Ruddy, the chief executive of Newsmax Media and an old friend of the president's.
  • Superintendent says most students returned

    Superintendent says most students returned

    People

    Limbaugh said the march is not specifically opposed to National Rifle Association or its members, but he and some of his peers do see an issue with the influence NRA has over state and federal policy-making. "It's pretty upsetting", said the 14-year-old Miller. The "marshals" get a one-time $500 stipend if they volunteer to have a gun. While there were few open displays of grief, many students looked somber, speaking in hushed tones with their eyes downcast.
  • Ryan Seacrest's lover breaks silence on sexual assault claims

    Ryan Seacrest's lover breaks silence on sexual assault claims

    People

    Seacrest's decision to fight back against what was essentially an extortion attempt". Responding to Seacrest's statement , Variety's co-editor-in-chief Claudia Eller tweeted that the publication had spent an "hour on the phone" with Seacrest's lawyer and publicist before publishing the piece - but claimed the pair had "declined to make [Seacrest] available".
  • Hope Hicks declines to answer some questions in Russian Federation probe

    Hope Hicks declines to answer some questions in Russian Federation probe

    People

    Not ruling away the possibilities of Hicks and Trump working together again, the statement added, "I am sure we will work together again in the future". and coming to work wont be the same without her", Sanders said. Hicks permanently became the permanent communications director in September after serving in the interim upon the departure of Anthony Scaramucci .
  • Woman tried to kill look-alike with poisoned cheesecake, prosecutors say

    Woman tried to kill look-alike with poisoned cheesecake, prosecutors say

    People

    She's due in court on May 25, and faces up to 25 years in prison if convicted. "[Nasyrova] tried to make like suicide", Tsuyk told CBS News' 48 Hours . Her last memory is of seeing Nasyrova sitting beside her. Law enforcement agents with the Department of Homeland Security tested the cheesecake and confirmed it was laced with the Russian tranquilliser Phenazepan.
  • Statement from the Premier on Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

    Statement from the Premier on Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

    People

    Mr Trump tweeted that the USA had been "decimated by unfair trade and bad policy". He said they would consider World Trade Organization (WTO)-compatible counter-measures in the coming days. Trump tells reporters the import tariffs will be 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum. On the day, General Motors Co shares lost 4 per cent, while Ford Motor Co was down 3.0 per cent.
  • William plans historic visit to Occupied Palestinian Territories

    William plans historic visit to Occupied Palestinian Territories

    People

    Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu welcomed the announcement, calling the upcoming visit "historic". Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated that Prince William "will be received here with great affection" and that he has instructed the Foreign Ministry's director-general to coordinate all the preparations for what he called an historic visit.
  • Is your paycheck being taxed enough? Check the new IRS calculator

    Is your paycheck being taxed enough? Check the new IRS calculator

    People

    The calculator's release comes after Treasury and the IRS released new guidance last month that adjusted the amounts that companies set aside from their employees' paychecks for federal taxes. The changes to the tax code for 2018 still have a lot of people confused. "I'm skeptical of the notion that a large number of people will actually notice the small difference in take-home pay and be able to figure out how much of that is due to the tax law".
  • Former Trump campaign official said Mueller's team asked about Hicks

    Former Trump campaign official said Mueller's team asked about Hicks

    People

    The Trump family is angry at John Kelly over the clearance issue. Mueller's investigators have asked witnesses whether Trump was aware of plans for WikiLeaks to publish the emails. "It seems like we hear this over and over again - a lot of the same challenges and I realize the NDS is out now and it's presenting us with a strategy, but it's frustrating sometimes on our side that I don't know if we're seeing much progress", Fischer said.
  • Bangladesh to protest against Burmese troops at border where Rohingya are sheltering

    Bangladesh to protest against Burmese troops at border where Rohingya are sheltering

    People

    Bangladesh says it will not repatriate any Rohingya against their will but wants the worldwide community to continue to pressure Myanmar to create conditions for a sustainable repatriation. Is the move a reaction to Nobel laureates' remarks? Suu Kyi, 71, has rarely directly addressed allegations of abuses against Rohingya people even though at least 688,000 Rohingya have fled to neighboring Bangladesh, according to United Nations figures.
  • Trump warns of 'very rough' sanctions on NKorea

    Trump warns of 'very rough' sanctions on NKorea

    People

    The statement comes a day after the USA authorities said they were imposing their largest package of sanctions aimed at getting North Korea to give up its nuclear and missile programmes. Mnuchin announced that the Trump administration hit more than 50 vessels, shipping companies and trade businesses with sanctions meant to curb the rogue nation's nuclear ambitions.
  • Rare snowfall blankets Rome, closes schools

    Rare snowfall blankets Rome, closes schools

    People

    The intense winter weather has been dubbed " The Beast from the East " by the country's tabloids, citing Siberia as the source of Britain's misery. It wasn't much (only 1.5 inches) and caused its fair share of headaches with traffic and closed schools, businesses, and tourist attractions.
  • Trump urges lawmakers to buck NRA sometimes

    Trump urges lawmakers to buck NRA sometimes

    People

    Democrats, meanwhile, are opposed to the enhanced checks measure - because many of them want more substantive legislation , such as universal background checks or a ban on assault weapons. He is telling the president that "it's going to have to be you who brings the Republicans to the table on this". "They love our country but that doesn't mean we have to agree on everything".
  • 75% voter turnout registered in Meghalaya polls

    75% voter turnout registered in Meghalaya polls

    People

    He said the voting turnout is likely to be increased between 75-80 per cent as the voters standing in the queues were given coupons to exercise their franchise in different polling stations even after the polling time ended at 1600 hours. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP chief Amit Shah, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Tourism Minister K.J. Alphons were among a host of top BJP leaders, apart from Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, who campaigned in the state.
  • Nintendo More Interested in Peripherals Than Switch 2.0

    Nintendo More Interested in Peripherals Than Switch 2.0

    People

    The company hasn't said anything right now to suggest that it has started working on a Switch 2.0 and if a new report is to be believed, Nintendo isn't planning on developing a new console just yet. So what are Nintendo's hardware plans for 2018? Prospective Nintendo Switch players have already complained about stock shortages with the high demand for the console complete outstripping the supply and Nintendo will want to do its best to address those frustrations.
  • Brazilian team doctor in Paris to assess Neymar

    Brazilian team doctor in Paris to assess Neymar

    People

    Neymar cracked the fifth metatarsal in his right foot and hurt his ankle during Sunday's 3-0 win over Marseille and will undergo surgery on Saturday in Brazil. Meanwhile, in Brazil, Neymar's foot injury has unleashed sharp emotions and concern, rumours and speculation about the player upon whom so many hopes rest for World Cup victory.
  • South Africa face huge task, admits new coach Erasmus

    South Africa face huge task, admits new coach Erasmus

    People

    The 45-year-old, who will also continue to work as director of rugby, takes over from Allister Coetzee , who left his post last month following a falling-out with SA Rugby. Erasmus said: " It is a huge task to coach the Springboks and I am very privileged ". I know the players on the ground believe we can quickly get back to number two in the world.
  • Nearly 1400 Syrian civilians killed in February

    Nearly 1400 Syrian civilians killed in February

    People

    The accusations come on the third and possibly last day of a Russia-ordered "humanitarian pause" in the fighting in the area, known as eastern Ghouta, but no civilians have used the lull to leave the rebel-held suburbs. They had been unable to contact the Pakistani embassy."He went on to say, "So I posted about it on this page, which, thanks to you, went viral and caught the attention of a woman whose father is a former ambassador and foreign secretary".
  • MA man charged with sending suspicious powder, threats to Trump Jr

    MA man charged with sending suspicious powder, threats to Trump Jr

    People

    As told by prosecutors, an envelope addressed to " DonalD trump Jr", the president's son, was opened by wife Vanessa Trump . This prompted a brief law enforcement response on the East Side. According to authorities, Frisiello shared a breaking news story about Trump Jr. receiving the envelope with white powder on his Facebook account. "Our campaign is not going to be intimidated by threats and personal attacks", Dauber says in a statement .
  • Top House Democrat: Jared Kushner shouldn't have White House job

    Top House Democrat: Jared Kushner shouldn't have White House job

    People

    Chris Wallace joined Harris Faulkner on "Outnumbered Overtime" on Thursday to react to several developments related to White House senior adviser Jared Kushner . A person close to the situation said they did not discuss Kushner's loan. "This is exactly why senior government officials, for as long back as I have any experience, don't maintain any active outside business interests", Don Fox , the former acting director of the Office of Government Ethics during the Obama administration, ...
  • Rifle-toting couples blessed in freakish church ceremony

    Rifle-toting couples blessed in freakish church ceremony

    People

    Reverend Sean Moon, son of the late Sun Myung Moon, led the blessing of couples inside the church. The Unification Church says it doesn't condone the Pennsylvania event.The ceremony which has caused a lot of controversy in the area, prompting an elementary school, Wallenpaupack South, right down the street to bus their students to the north campus location for the day.
  • Sridevi Kapoor, Legendary Bollywood Actress, Dead at 54

    Sridevi Kapoor, Legendary Bollywood Actress, Dead at 54

    People

    Some mourners carried photos of the screen star, while others held flowers as they waited to pay their last respects at a condolence service. The cremation ceremony took place at Vile Parle's Seva Samaj Crematorium and Hindu Cemetery from 3:30 pm onwards on Wednesday in Mumbai .
  • Donald Trump suggests death penalty for opioid dealers

    Donald Trump suggests death penalty for opioid dealers

    People

    The White House did not immediately respond to CNN's follow-up questions about what exactly Trump meant. In addition to creating PIL on Tuesday, Sessions announced the appointment of Mary Daly, a former USA attorney, as director of Opioid Enforcement and Prevention Efforts.