• FIRST ALERT for possible severe storms Monday

    FIRST ALERT for possible severe storms Monday

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    Sunday will be similar to today where most of the day will be dry. MEMA Executive Director Lee Smithson says the conditions for severe storms is the "most ripe" they've seen this year. A lull in rain and storm activity should commence through Monday afternoon. We are already looking ahead to Monday's risk of severe storms. The Lowcountry faces a possible threat of severe weather Monday afternoon and into the evening.
  • Russian Federation expels 23 United Kingdom envoys, blames others for spy poisoning

    Russian Federation expels 23 United Kingdom envoys, blames others for spy poisoning

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    Speaking at the Conservative Spring Forum, Mrs May said the Government had "anticipated" a similar response to her action earlier this week to expel 23 Russian diplomats from London. "It is Russian Federation that is in flagrant breach of global law and the Chemical Weapons Convention". Britain had been widely expecting a robust response from Russian Federation, but it was immediately unclear whether there would be further retaliatory moves.
  • Carson Midway Fire burns 3300 acres, is 40 percent contained

    Carson Midway Fire burns 3300 acres, is 40 percent contained

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    A large fire, which began on the Fort Carson training range, spread across county lines, causing hundreds of evacuations on Friday. Friday's fire, known as the Carson Midway fire, started about 10 a.m. No structures in Pueblo County were damaged. Elder praised the efforts of the firefighters and the response from multiple fire departments. The rest of the burn was on Fort Carson.
  • This Politician Was Running Unopposed-Until He Insulted a Parkland Shooting Survivor

    This Politician Was Running Unopposed-Until He Insulted a Parkland Shooting Survivor

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    In the month following the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas Highschool, Parkland survivors have been dragging trolls who claim the teens are actors pushing a political agenda. On Facebook, Gibson called Hogg a "baldfaced liar" for saying NRA spokesperson Dana Loesch "owns these Congressmen" and she "doesn't care about these children's lives".
  • Sweden says happy to help on North Korea, amid summit speculation

    Sweden says happy to help on North Korea, amid summit speculation

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    The North has said denuclearization of the peninsula can be possible when the US completely pulls out its 80,000 troops from South Korea and Japan and stops annual military drills with South Korea that it claims are an invasion rehearsal. A Swedish Foreign Ministry spokesman said Ri Yong Ho was in Stockholm to discuss with Swedish counterpart Margot Wallstrom the security situation on the Korean peninsula and Sweden's diplomatic representation of the United States in North Korea.
  • Iran warns new European Union sanctions will 'directly' affect nuclear deal

    Iran warns new European Union sanctions will 'directly' affect nuclear deal

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    Iran's deputy foreign minister said Friday that if there are any new European sanctions imposed against Iran, it will have a direct effect on the nuclear deal established between world powers and Tehran, Reuters further reported. The Iranian diplomatic team visiting Vienna for regular talks on the implementation of Iran's nuclear deal would meet with other participating sides including the US officials, a source close to the Iranian negotiators said on condition of anonymity.
  • Two women shot dead at house in St Leonards

    Two women shot dead at house in St Leonards

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    Have we got eyes on, ' the armed coppers in protective were yelling, according to Emma, who lives just off Bexhill Road. Emma Nicholson was on the main road with her husband when a black 4x4 packed with armed police swerved and stopped in front of them.
  • China, Russia Welcome Korean Peace Efforts With Diplomacy In Overdrive

    China, Russia Welcome Korean Peace Efforts With Diplomacy In Overdrive

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    Trump also has said he will impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, which would likely have a significant impact on South Korea as the third-largest exporter of steel to the United States . Sweden is among a number of countries touted as a possible venue for what would be a historic meeting between Trump and Kim, who have engaged in bellicose mudslinging over North Korea's nuclear ambitions.
  • In Syria, at least 100 killed in attacks in single day

    In Syria, at least 100 killed in attacks in single day

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    At least 15,000 people left Afrin on Friday, according to the Observatory. On the edge of Ghouta, a sprawling semi-rural area within mortar range of central Damascus , more than 2,400 civilians streamed out of destroyed towns, carrying scant belongings in bags and bundles.
  • Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats in spy-poisoning response

    Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats in spy-poisoning response

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    Moscow announced the measures on the eve of a presidential election which incumbent Vladimir Putin should comfortably win. The ministry also declared it was closing the British Consulate General in St. "Since the legal status of the British Council in Russian Federation has not been determined its operation is ceased", it added. Britain called the emergency meeting to rally support in its standoff with Russian Federation over the attack that British Deputy Ambassador Jonathan Allen said ...
  • Farm income to double by 2022: Modi

    Farm income to double by 2022: Modi

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    However, a section of farmers organisations have been demanding the comprehensive cost (C2) that also includes imputed rent and interest on owned land and capital, over and above A2+FL. Modi reminded the farmers that his government had envisaged the creation of 20,000 Grameen Retail Agriculture Markets with the necessary infrastructure, and integrated with APMC and the e-NAM platform.
  • Donald Trump Looks at Wall Prototypes in California, Attacks Gov. Jerry Brown

    Donald Trump Looks at Wall Prototypes in California, Attacks Gov. Jerry Brown

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    What'd you learn from his visit there? Given the warmer welcome than many anticipated, we may not have to wait too long. He did say that some looked more effective than others. Demonstrators draped themselves in U.S. flags and waved placards emblazoned with slogans such as "Humpty Trumpty will fall off his wall", "Resist unstable idiot", and "No hate in the Golden State".
  • Mauritius: Ameenah Gurib-Fakim resigns over credit card scandal

    Mauritius: Ameenah Gurib-Fakim resigns over credit card scandal

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    She does not want to see the population and economy suffer. The president of Mauritius had earlier rejected the calls to resign, explaining that she hadn't done anything wrong and had evidence to prove it in court in order to deflate the accusations of the Prime minister Pravind Jugnauth .
  • Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats, close consulate general in St. Petersburg

    Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats, close consulate general in St. Petersburg

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    British Prime Minister Theresa May this week ordered 23 Russian diplomats expelled as part of measures to punish Russia over the March 4 poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in the city of Salisbury. "It is our view that when political or diplomatic relations become hard, cultural relations and educational opportunities are vital to maintain ongoing dialogue between people and institutions".
  • Seoul aims for more talks about talks with North Korea this month

    Seoul aims for more talks about talks with North Korea this month

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    South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha will sit down with Ivanka Trump , ministry spokesman Noh Kyu-duk said Thursday according to KBS World Radio , but did not specify when. Moon said cooperation between Japan and South Korea, as well as trilateral efforts with the USA, brought the North to the negotiating table. Sweden's embassy in Pyongyang represents United States diplomatic interests in North Korea in the absence of U.S.
  • Russian Federation announces retaliatory measures against UK

    Russian Federation announces retaliatory measures against UK

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    Top diplomats from the European Union are expected to discuss next steps in the Skipals' case on Monday, with some calling for a boycott of the upcoming World Cup in Russian Federation. Three days after the United Kingdom said it was expelling 23 Russian diplomats over the poisoning of a former Russian double agent on United Kingdom soil, Russia says it's responding in kind, by kicking out 23 United Kingdom diplomats now in Moscow .
  • CBI Court defers verdict in Dumka fodder case involving Lalu

    CBI Court defers verdict in Dumka fodder case involving Lalu

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    Mukhopadhyay, his deputy B.N. Jha and senior director general (accounts) Pramod Kumar. Hospital sources also revealed that his sugar level has increased and had heart related problems. "He has been suffering from severe stomach ailments and is on medication related to various other diseases", Tej Pratap told reporters. Former Bihar Chief Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal ( RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav was admitted to a hospital in Ranchi after chest pain complaint on Saturday.
  • USA says Russian Federation hack did not compromise plants

    USA says Russian Federation hack did not compromise plants

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    The sanctions also target individuals working for the Russian intelligence services, the Federal Security Service (FSB), and the Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU). Thursday's action freezes any assets the people and entities may have in the United States and bars Americans from doing business with them. After initially equivocating about a chemical attack on a former Russian double agent in Salisbury, England, the White House joined a statement by the leaders of Britain, France and Germany ...
  • Russian Hack Did Not Compromise Power Grid, Plants

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    The president has repeatedly questioned the findings of intelligence agencies, endeavoring to cast doubt on officials' assertions that Kremlin-backed operatives sought to sow the seeds of discord via fake social media accounts even as they worked to promote Trump's presidential campaign.
  • Ex-Karnataka top cop says Nirbhaya's mother has

    Ex-Karnataka top cop says Nirbhaya's mother has "very very nice physique"

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    On Friday, the former senior police officer stood by his remarks and said he had only meant to "emphasise the importance of protection and security for women". Asha Devi, mother of the Delhi gang-rape victim said, "It would have been better if he had spoken about our struggle than making a personal remark".
  • Broward Sheriff Releases Footage Of Deputy Outside During Parkland Shooting

    Broward Sheriff Releases Footage Of Deputy Outside During Parkland Shooting

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    Surveillance video released Thursday showed the only armed sheriff's deputy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, remained outside during the February 14 massacre at the school, taking cover behind a wall. "I am friends with a victim who saw him [Peterson] and the shooter on the same floor and he didn't stop him". "Be advised we have possible, could be firecrackers, I think we have shots fired, possible shots fired", Peterson told dispatchers.
  • Greece: Boat sinks in Aegean Sea killing 15 migrants

    Greece: Boat sinks in Aegean Sea killing 15 migrants

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    The United Nations' Refugee Agency says Saturday that this is the first shipwreck in the Aegean in 2018, but adds that some 500 refugees and migrants have lost their lives or gone missing in the Aegean over the past two years. The bodies of four children, one man and one woman were recovered off the island of Agathonisi Saturday morning, the coast guard said. Three aircraft, Greek navy and coastguard vessels, a vessel from the European border agency Frontex and private boats were scouring ...
  • Cold 'war of nerves' between Moscow, London escalates

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    Russian Federation ordered the expulsion of 23 British diplomats in retaliation for United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May's ouster of 23 Kremlin envoys over the nerve-agent poisoning near London of a former spy and his daughter. Bristow told reporters afterwards that Britain had only expelled the Russian diplomats after Moscow had failed to explain how the nerve toxin had got to Salisbury.
  • 2 cars, 3 bodies removed from collapsed Miami bridge debris

    2 cars, 3 bodies removed from collapsed Miami bridge debris

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    The meeting ended at 11am. The confirmation of a project meeting hours before the collapse raises the question of what - if any - action was ordered out of the gathering, and whether participants discussed the need to close the roadway beneath the bridge as a result of any action plan.
  • United Kingdom 'anticipated' expulsion of Moscow diplomats

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    He accused Russian Federation of "ripping up the global rulebook" and "attempting to "subvert, undermine and influence" countries around the world". Relations between Westminster and Moscow soured after the poisoning of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal , 66, and his daughter Yulia, 33.
  • Bypoll results revealed that public has no faith in BJP: Jayant

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    It was barely a year ago that the BJP won the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, creating a record by winning 325 seats. In the 2019 general elections, when the division of secular votes will not be there, the BJP will be defeated. For BJP Mumbai secretary Vivekanand Gupta to cite the loss as a "huge setback' is akin to stretching things all the way from Mumbai to the Varanasi ghats".
  • Theresa May considering 'next steps' as Russian Federation expels 23 diplomats

    Theresa May considering 'next steps' as Russian Federation expels 23 diplomats

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    Russia's Foreign Ministry summoned the British ambassador to Moscow on Saturday morning and told him that the diplomats had one week to leave Russian Federation. A British policeman was also poisoned when he went to help them and remains in a serious but stable condition. President Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel shared the U.K.'s assessment that it was highly likely that Russian Federation was responsible for the attack-the first use of a ...
  • Syria rebels open to UN-backed talks with Russian Federation on Ghouta

    Syria rebels open to UN-backed talks with Russian Federation on Ghouta

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    The new push by the government squeezes rebels in a small corner of the eastern suburbs of Damascus known as eastern Ghouta. Airstrikes killed scores of people in Eastern Ghouta, activists said, and tired residents streamed out on foot for a second day, as Russian-backed government forces pressed their campaign to capture the last big rebel bastion near Damascus.
  • US, South Korea say North Korea can have 'brighter future'

    US, South Korea say North Korea can have 'brighter future'

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    The Korean Peninsula remains technically in a state of war. They "emphasized that a brighter future is available for North Korea, if it chooses the correct path", it said. The two met in South Korea when Ivanka Trump led the U.S. delegation to the closing ceremony of the Winter Games. The State Department's recently retired envoy for North Korea said on Thursday he has urged North Korea to send a positive signal by releasing three American prisoners before a possible summit between U.S.
  • Foreign Minister: Summits Could Provide Breakthrough in Peninsula Affairs

    Foreign Minister: Summits Could Provide Breakthrough in Peninsula Affairs

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    North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho arrived in Sweden on Thursday for previously unannounced talks with his Swedish counterpart, Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom. In a letter to U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres last month, he urged the United Nations not to remain silent about what he called "the USA risky game of aggravating (the) situation in and around the Korean peninsula and driving the whole world into a possible disaster of nuclear war".
  • In tit-for-tat move Russia expels 23 British diplomats

    In tit-for-tat move Russia expels 23 British diplomats

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    The Russian Foreign Ministry expelled 23 British diplomats on Saturday in a retaliatory move over British punitive measures against Russia and the former Russian spy attack row. The closure of the British Council's Moscow office will sever cultural ties, while that of the consulate- general in St Petersburg will end Britain's diplomatic presence in Russia's second city.
  • Russian granted asylum in United Kingdom is found dead in London home

    Russian granted asylum in United Kingdom is found dead in London home

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    Now Mr Glushkov has been found strangled in his south London home. Nikolai Glushkov, 68, a Russian who had been granted political asylum in the United Kingdom, was found dead on Monday night in his London home, according to a post on Facebook by Damian Kudryavtsev, a board member of a Russian newspaper, citing "common friends" they shared.
  • BJP worker's father beheaded in Bihar

    BJP worker's father beheaded in Bihar

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    In a damning incident, a person was killed in Bihar's Darbhanga district in a dispute over naming a chowk after Prime Minister Narendra Modi . "A group equipped with hockey sticks and swords attacked my father when he tried to end the issue through discussions".
  • BJP tags Arvind Kejriwal as a 'liar' after he apologises to Majithia

    BJP tags Arvind Kejriwal as a 'liar' after he apologises to Majithia

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    In a tweet, Leader of Opposition in Punjab Sukhpal Singh Khaira said, "We're appalled and stunned by the apology tendered by Mr Kejriwal". Sidhu - known to be Majithia's arch rival since his BJP days - has demanded SAD leader's immediate arrest besides a thorough probe on the basis of report submitted by the STF on drugs in the Punjab and Haryana High Court in the seal cover, on Thursday, containing "prima facie fact findings" on the allegations against Majithia in the drug case.
  • Porn star's 'life threatened' over Trump

    Porn star's 'life threatened' over Trump

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    However, the x-rated star's attorney Avenatti, told The Associated Press his client had now been "physically threatened", but he didn't provide details. As federal courts have stricter arbitration laws, there is speculation Mr Trump's lawyers may believe they have a better chance of keeping the dispute in arbitration and out of public view if it takes place in a federal court.