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Diyathalawa bus explosion: grenade was in a soldier's bag

Diyathalawa bus explosion: grenade was in a soldier's bag The bus was heading towards Diyatalawa from Jaffna, in north of the country. Among the injured were 7 Army personnel and 5 Air Force personnel. Local media reports said those injured were mostly air force and army soldiers who had arrived from the northern town of Jaffna to the Diyatalawa military camp. [Full Article...]

Ivanka Trump to lead USA delegation to Winter Olympics closing ceremony

Ivanka Trump to lead USA delegation to Winter Olympics closing ceremony There are no plans for Ms. Trump to get into substantive discussions about the dispute over North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile tests, the official said. It remains to be seen what, if any, interaction Trump will have with North Korea's delegation during her time in South Korea. The North sent 22 athletes to compete on a unified squad with South Korea as well as an art troupe and more th... [Full Article...]

Rape suspect dies after poisoning self with cyanide during freeway chase

Rape suspect dies after poisoning self with cyanide during freeway chase According to the Times, CHP said its officers identified the man driving on the freeway at around 7:30 a.m. after receiving an alert from Los Angeles police that undercover officers were following a rape suspect in a black Nissan Versa. of the gentleman drinking something and then slumping over to the right side of his vehicle". A chase then ensued, continuing for six miles, until the auto veered ... [Full Article...]

'America's Pastor' Billy Graham Once Recorded a Song With Johnny Cash

'America's Pastor' Billy Graham Once Recorded a Song With Johnny Cash Colorado Springs might not have become the evangelical mecca it is today without Graham's influence. In 2014, Gifford interviewed three of Graham's 19 grandchildren on Today after they compiled a book of letters that expressed different people's gratitude toward the famous preacher. [Full Article...]

Chicago bank executive investigated as part of Mueller's Russian Federation probe

Chicago bank executive investigated as part of Mueller's Russian Federation probe New charges have been filed in the criminal case against a pair of former Trump campaign officials, according to a report on Wednesday. In January 2017 Federal Savings Bank lent Manafort and his wife mortgage loans of $5.3 million and $1.2 million for a another property at 377 Union St.in Carroll Gardens in Brooklyn. [Full Article...]

Manohar Parrikar Stable, Condition Improving Says Goa BJP

Manohar Parrikar Stable, Condition Improving Says Goa BJP The issue of drugs was debated by members cutting across party lines, with MLAs from the Treasury Benches as well as Opposition demanding that " a strict watch be kept on foreign students in Goa to curb the drug menace ". "He will come back soon to Goa", Sardesai said. "We all wish him a speedy recovery and would like to see him in action soon". Earlier on Monday, Deputy Speaker and BJP MLA Mich... [Full Article...]

U.S. envoys want United Nations to back Trump's Mideast peace plan: diplomats

U.S. envoys want United Nations to back Trump's Mideast peace plan: diplomats He told a Security Council meeting on Palestine on Tuesday that the global conference should lead to the formation of an worldwide multilateral mechanism that helps both parties to hold negotiations with a timeframe for implementing agreements they reach. [Full Article...]

Italy Make Three Changes For Trip To France

Italy Make Three Changes For Trip To France Mathieu Bastareaud made his return to the France Six Nations team to face Italy named by coach Jacques Brunel on Wednesday following a three-week ban for using a homophobic slur. Several France players have been dropped for their "inappropriate" behaviour on a night out in Edinburgh following the defeat by Scotland - with Six Nations top try-scorer Teddy Thomas among them. [Full Article...]

Bahrain human rights activist Nabeel Rajab jailed for five years

Bahrain human rights activist Nabeel Rajab jailed for five years Prominent human rights activist in Bahrain , Nabeel Rajab, was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison over tweets alleging prison torture in his country and misconduct in Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen, despite wide global criticism of his trial. [Full Article...]

Nantes coach Ranieri ready to leave for Italy job

Nantes coach Ranieri ready to leave for Italy job Nantes are fifth in Ligue 1 this term, 10 points adrift of Lyon, who occupy the fourth and final European qualifying spot. So we would have to analyse it and see how we can organise it to not leave the club in a hard situation on the day that it would be decided, but for now, that is not the case, there are several candidates. [Full Article...]

Stepmother who reported Kansas boy missing arrested

Stepmother who reported Kansas boy missing arrested Other areas, which police didn't disclose, were searched on Tuesday, Davidson said. Authorities said two children are involved in the case. "We hope that we are able to find Lucas", Seiler said. She emphasized that she did not believe it was the father abusing his son but rather that the abuse was from Lucas' stepmother. The New Mexico Children, Youth, and Families Department told ABC News tha... [Full Article...]

Winter weather advisory for county Thursday

Winter weather advisory for county Thursday Major highways in the Portland metro area were passable Wednesday morning after a storm that dropped 3 inches of snow on Oregon's largest city. Clouds are expected to increase and lower by the late afternoon on Wednesday and in the evening the second round of winter weather will arrive. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation succeeding beyond 'wildest dreams' as probe divides US

Russian Federation succeeding beyond 'wildest dreams' as probe divides US On Saturday evening, President Trump downgraded Russian Federation by making use of Facebook exec tweets and comments on social media networks. Because Democrats have politicized the issue, weaponizing the Russian Federation inquiry in an effort to delegitimize Trump's victory over Hillary Clinton with these unfounded collusion charges. [Full Article...]

British air pollution plans are inadequate: High Court

British air pollution plans are inadequate: High Court Environmental lawyers ClientEarth hauled the Departments for Transport and Environment, Food and Rural affairs before the High Court over unacceptably high levels of pollution across the United Kingdom, and the government's lack of action in tackling them. [Full Article...]

Trump directs attorney general to propose bump stock ban

Trump directs attorney general to propose bump stock ban However, a bump stock was allegedly used in the Las Vegas shooting back in October, which left 59 people dead and 422 injured.at the time , Trump made some indication that he would ban the accessories. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has been undergoing a review of bump stock regulation since shortly after that Las Vegas shooting; a public comment period en... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump recommends ban on bump stock gun modifications

Donald Trump recommends ban on bump stock gun modifications Seeking to show action days after a deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, Trump spoke during a White House ceremony recognizing bravery by the nation's public safety officers. Also present were Darrell and Sandra Scott, whose daughter was killed in the Columbine , Colorado, shooting , and Nicole Hockley and Mark Barden, who lost children in Sandy Hook, Connecticut. [Full Article...]

Lindsey Vonn's tearful goodbye, USA men's hockey suffers setback

Lindsey Vonn's tearful goodbye, USA men's hockey suffers setback South Korea failed to reach the cross-country skiing women's team sprint final at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics on Wednesday. "You know, he wasn't at the 2010 Olympics". He had won 55 World Cup races, six straight overall World Cup crowns and a slalom silver in Sochi. "My body just can't, probably can't, take another four years". [Full Article...]

South Africa steps up action against Zuma-linked family

South Africa steps up action against Zuma-linked family Fikile Mbalula told the state broadcaster that South Africa would be working with the global crime-fighting agency Interpol to extradite the five who include a member of the Gupta family which has close links to the former President Jacob Zuma. [Full Article...]

These are the most corrupt countries in the Western world

These are the most corrupt countries in the Western world In the 2016 rankings released last year Latvia was in the 44th place in the Anti-Corruption Index, in the 2017 rankings this year it was in joint 40th place along with Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and just ahead of Cyprus. "While we continue to hold the position of least corrupt country, and already have high standards of conduct and integrity, we must not be complacent", she said. [Full Article...]

Should 'bump stocks' be banned in the US?

Should 'bump stocks' be banned in the US? The president is making the announcement to curb the use of the rapid-fire devices during a ceremony recognising bravery by the nation's public safety officers. Gun control advocates want to close loopholes that permit loose private sales on the internet and at gun shows, as well as banning assault-type weapons and passing laws to enable family members, guardians or police to ask judges to... [Full Article...]


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