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Police operation after "murder" report leads to sealoff street in Brussels

Police operation after A police helicopter flew overhead. A local police spokesman told AFP a Polish man had gone to a local shop today "and said that a murder had been committed at a local residence". The mayor of Forest Marc-Jean Ghyssels earlier said that the presence of one or more armed men was suspected in a building on the street Jean-Baptiste Vanpe. [Full Article...]

USA school shootings: Teachers to bear arms

USA school shootings: Teachers to bear arms Calls to ban bump stocks have been mounting since Stephen Paddock, a retired accountant, used them on several of his weapons to kill 58 concertgoers in Las Vegas in October 2017 in the deadliest mass shooting in recent United States history. [Full Article...]

Agreed for AIADMK merger on PM Modi's insistence, reveals O Panneerselvam

Agreed for AIADMK merger on PM Modi's insistence, reveals O Panneerselvam But then, both the AIADMK as well as the BJP denied that Modi had any hand in the affairs of the party or the state government, after the death of J Jayalalithaa . I have no desire to be a minister. If anybody else would have been in his place he/she would have committed suicide and faced all the nemesis because of Amma (Jayalalithaa). [Full Article...]

Iran May Withdraw from Nuclear Deal if Gets no Benefits: Araqchi

Iran May Withdraw from Nuclear Deal if Gets no Benefits: Araqchi A senior Iranian official said Thursday that Tehran may choose to withdraw from the 2015 nuclear deal it struck with six world powers if major worldwide banks continued to avoid doing business in the Islamic Republic. While the deal largely ended nuclear-related sanctions on Tehran, other sanctions, including those targeting its support for terror groups like Hezbollah and its ballistic missile pr... [Full Article...]

Trump adviser: Russian meddling 'incontrovertible'

Trump adviser: Russian meddling 'incontrovertible' The detailed document presented the most compelling public evidence to date that the Russian operation was elaborate, expensive and real. In a late-night tweet, President Trump hit out at McMaster, saying he "forgot" to mention that the Russians had not impacted the results of the election and that there had been no collusion with his campaign. [Full Article...]

Florida school shooting survivors grill lawmakers during emotional town hall meeting

Florida school shooting survivors grill lawmakers during emotional town hall meeting It was not clear what Trump meant when he said that LaPierre and Cox "will do the right thing", but the NRA on Wednesday said it is opposed to Trump's proposal to increase the minimum age to purchase a rifle. Speaking on behalf of the NRA, Loesch said, "We will not be gaslighted into thinking we're responsible for a tragedy we had nothing to do with". Loesch and Broward County Sheriff Scott I... [Full Article...]

An Olympic Challenge: Eat All the Korean Food That Visitors Won't

An Olympic Challenge: Eat All the Korean Food That Visitors Won't Jocelyne Lamoureux's goal as the sixth US shooter was the difference as United States of America ended Canada's streak of four straight Olympic gold medals. That's why the words "probably" and "most likely" kept slipping into her sentences. "I paid attention to every little detail, moved like a samurai". [Full Article...]

PNB says it has enough assets to meet fraud liabilities

PNB says it has enough assets to meet fraud liabilities Nirav Modi is the face of the multi-crore PNB fraud that was reported to be 49 times its net profit for quarter ending December 31 past year and two times the amount that it received from the Centre as part bank recapitalisation. The bank said that the official who had earlier allowed such illegal facility through LoUs and FLCs had retired by then, and on checking by officials, the whole fraud un... [Full Article...]

New Zealand triples all-time Winter Olympic medal count in one day

New Zealand triples all-time Winter Olympic medal count in one day New Zealand's Zoi Sadowski Synnott competes during the final of the women's snowboard big air event. "What a fantastic moment for New Zealand and for Zoi". That performance moved her up to third, behind United States boarder Jamie Anderson and Austria's Anna Gasser. At the World Champs in March 2016, Sadowski-Synnott finished fourth in Big Air and claimed a silver medal in slopestyle. [Full Article...]

Only Congress can challenge BJP, will have 'achhe din', says Pawar

Only Congress can challenge BJP, will have 'achhe din', says Pawar The Marathi event named "Mukta Samvad Don Pidhyancha" (free conversation between two generations) was held to mark Sharad Pawar's fifty years in active politics. Interestingly, the Congress recently expressed practical difficulties in renewing the alliance with the NCP for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections and Assembly polls in Maharashtra. [Full Article...]

6 teens in Australian hospital after drug overdose at school

6 teens in Australian hospital after drug overdose at school Paramedics described it as being similar to a strong prescription drug. The Gold Coast University Hospital declined to say how many, but said in a statement "they are all steadily improving". "These boys started to become very giddy, not aware of their surroundings, one was having trouble with his consciousness, others were feeling nauseous", Queensland Ambulance Service Inspector Patrick Berr... [Full Article...]

10 athletes who competed in the Winter and Summer Games

10 athletes who competed in the Winter and Summer Games Norway leads the pack with 29, followed by Germany with 23 and Canada with 19. This is Team USA's 100th gold medal in Winter Olympics history. Team USA is on pace for its worst performance at the Winter Olympics since the 1998 Games . Close to nine in ten fans of the Summer Olympics (87%) have a favorable opinion of the Winter Olympics and vice versa - 85% of Winter Olympics fans say they li... [Full Article...]

Avani Chaturvedi: First woman to fly a solo fighter jet

Avani Chaturvedi: First woman to fly a solo fighter jet On Wednesday, Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa said, "My heartiest congratulations to Flying Officer Avani Chaturvedi for successfully clearing her first solo sortie on a MiG-21 "Bison" fighter". She was selected among the three women shortlisted as flying officers into the fighter stream after basic training in June 2016 on "an experimental basis" for five years initially. [Full Article...]

Florida shooter supported racist, homophobic and Anti-Semitic views

Florida shooter supported racist, homophobic and Anti-Semitic views Nobody I know told him to do that, he just freaked out". "Our kids should be safe". "The FBI has admitted that they were contacted last month by a person who called to inform them of Cruz's 'desire to kill people, ' and 'the potential of him conducting a school shooting'". [Full Article...]

Couple says Florida school shooting suspect told them he was sorry

Couple says Florida school shooting suspect told them he was sorry It's the latest indication of how law enforcement encountered warning signs about Cruz's violent behavior before he attacked students and teachers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Valentine's Day. Three months before the school shooting in Florida's Broward County, deputies in adjoining Palm Beach County were called to a trailer park where Nikolas Cruz lived after he began trying t... [Full Article...]

'Bangladeshi influx' Pakistan's proxy war: Indian army chief

'Bangladeshi influx' Pakistan's proxy war: Indian army chief These measures include identification of people who create trouble and isolating them from the general population. The AIUDF is the champion of Muslims in Assam. "AIUDF is working for the downtrodden". The Army has issued a clarification on General Bipin Rawat's comment. "There is nothing political or religious in the talk". [Full Article...]

Nagaland assembly elections: BJP offers voters free Jerusalem trip, Congress promises subsidy

Nagaland assembly elections: BJP offers voters free Jerusalem trip, Congress promises subsidy According to a press release from NPF Press Bureau, he reminded the people that in 2018 election, money will attack the Naga voters on one side while on the other the NBCC is propagating a clean election. State Congress president T.N. Haokip said that the eight Congress MLAs who had joined the BJP may have to return or face disqualification proceedings and the party has submitted petitions to ... [Full Article...]

Modi Addresses Election Rally In Nagaland

Modi Addresses Election Rally In Nagaland Listing out the development works being carried out by the Centre, Modi said , "We have planned to spend around Rs. 180 crore for building of new Shillong airport". We have brought the "Saubhagya Yojana" which will provide electricity to all homes. # Meghalaya has enormous potential for the growth of tourism sector but the state lacks tourists. [Full Article...]

Amnesty says Rohingya crisis effect of society "encouraged to hate"

Amnesty says Rohingya crisis effect of society Almost 690,000 Rohingya have fled the state of Rakhine as a result of what has been described as "ethnic cleansing" by the military, with 6,500 of them left trapped on a strip of unclaimed land between Myanmar and Bangladesh. Amnesty International is ripping President TrumpDonald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth Woman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenc... [Full Article...]

Philippines' Duterte attends wake of Filipino maid found in Kuwait freezer

Philippines' Duterte attends wake of Filipino maid found in Kuwait freezer Manila has said some Filipino workers have been raped, fed scraps and forced to work 21 hour days by their employers in Kuwait. Bello on Wednesday also announced that he had recalled three Kuwait-based labor officials for negligence. With the extension, Kuwait's amnesty program will now run until April 22. They said in Kuwait alone, 185 deaths were recorded in 2016. The ban applies only to n... [Full Article...]


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