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Okinawa referendum rejects relocation for U.S. military base

Okinawa referendum rejects relocation for U.S. military base The idea of holding a referendum in Okinawa was initiated by a civic group in the hope it would coalesce support for the prefectural government's efforts to stop the central government from proceeding with the landfill work for the replacement facility. [Full Article...]

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visit equestrian club on Morocco tour

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visit equestrian club on Morocco tour The Queen's move was considered a desperate bid to save the embattled Windsors from the unprecedented public backlash they have faced due to Markle "recklessly toying with the Royal Family's reputation". "How are you? What are your names?" "She's very kind, she's very generous, a really, really sweet person", King said of Meghan on CBS This Morning last week. [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia appoints first woman ambassador to United States

Saudi Arabia appoints first woman ambassador to United States The appointment of Princess Reema appeared to be aimed at turning a new page after the killing of Mr Khashoggi, who lived in Virginia and was a columnist for The Washington Post , while also emphasising the kingdom's social reforms in the capital of its most important ally. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Sued for Allegedly Kissing Campaign Staffer Without Consent

Donald Trump Sued for Allegedly Kissing Campaign Staffer Without Consent Johnson called the move "super-creepy and inappropriate", telling the Post she "immediately felt violated". White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders dismissed a former Trump campaign staffer's allegation that President Donald Trump kissed her on the lips during the 2016 presidential campaign. [Full Article...]

Pope Francis: Sex abuse priests are 'tools of Satan'

Pope Francis: Sex abuse priests are 'tools of Satan' Pope Francis at of the meeting "The Protection of Minors in the Church" at the Regia Hall of the Apostolic Palace. He made the remarks during a mass in the Vatican City to conclude his extraordinary summit on preventing clergy sex abuse. [Full Article...]

DSP and soldier martyred in Kulgam encounter, three JeM terrorists killed

DSP and soldier martyred in Kulgam encounter, three JeM terrorists killed Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbagh Singh said, "It is an unfortunate incident, in which we have lost a courageous officer". As per media reports, DSP Aman Thakur had received a bullet injury on his head and succumbed later. [Full Article...]

Full disclosure of Mueller report is a must

Full disclosure of Mueller report is a must The Justice Department said Friday that Mueller isn't expected to submit his report on Russian interference in the 2016 election and whether Trump obstructed justice next week, quashing rumors that the probe was finally coming to an end. The California Representative said the committee was prepared to sue the Trump administration over the report during a Sunday appearance on ABC News' This Week. [Full Article...]

May promises Brexit vote in United Kingdom parliament by March 12

May promises Brexit vote in United Kingdom parliament by March 12 Business leaders and MPs reacted with anger and dismay at the news, which also prompted fresh calls to delay Brexit to avoid a damaging "no deal" exit on March 29. May will address the Commons on Tuesday, then on Wednesday MPs will have the chance to debate their own ideas for the way forward. Mrs May said negotiations are focusing in part on the so-called "Irish backstop" after parliament told ... [Full Article...]

‘Deeply Disturbing’: Civilian Deaths in Washington’s Afghan War at 9-Year High

‘Deeply Disturbing’: Civilian Deaths in Washington’s Afghan War at 9-Year High UNAMA attributed most of the casualties to anti-government forces, predominantly the Taliban and local Islamic State affiliate, with pro-government forces being blamed for about a quarter of the deaths and injuries. He reiterated his call for halting the fighting to put an end to the human misery and tragedy in Afghanistan. The report said that 1,185 civilians were killed and 1,427 civilians... [Full Article...]

Environment Canada warns of high winds this weekend

Environment Canada warns of high winds this weekend According to the weather reporting agency, following the passage of a sharp cold front, London could see damaging winds with gusts from 90 to 110 km/h Sunday afternoon. "Local snowfall amounts in the 2 to 5 cm range are possible by Monday morning". "Any fresh snow will be whipped up by the winds creating near whiteout conditions at times in blowing snow", the advisory said. [Full Article...]

Sen. Dianne Feinstein Clashes With Children Over the Green New Deal

Sen. Dianne Feinstein Clashes With Children Over the Green New Deal Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) earned the adoration of some prominent conservatives for pretty much telling a bunch of kids and their parents to pretty much go shove it when it comes to the Green New Deal. Co-host Katie Pavlich generously allowed that "I'm fine with her moving money around in her office", but noted "Let's not forget where that comes from. [Full Article...]

Safe zone in Syria must be controlled by Turkey: Erdoğan

Safe zone in Syria must be controlled by Turkey: Erdoğan The White House said Thursday that the United States would leave 200 peacekeeping troops in Syria after the planned pullout. The details of the continuing American presence in Syria have yet to be worked out, but there are indications that the USA intends to create a safe zone in the northeast, aimed at protecting the US -partnered and mostly Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces, who have borne ... [Full Article...]

Blizzard warning issued for much of Red River Valley

Blizzard warning issued for much of Red River Valley A Winter Storm Watch was issued for the metro and the I-94 corridor. Heavy snow will be subsiding as the morning goes along, with times of snow showers into this afternoon. In South Dakota, the Winter Weather Advisory will be in effect from midnight tonight until 6 p.m. Sunday evening. This wind will also blow around the fresh snow that falls Saturday evening and night, particularly where at le... [Full Article...]

Moscow Court Extends Pretrial Detention Of U.S. Citizen Paul Whelan

Moscow Court Extends Pretrial Detention Of U.S. Citizen Paul Whelan The US embassy in Moscow said it was closely following the case but could not provide any further information because Russian authorities had so far prevented Whelan from signing a privacy waiver. MI resident Paul Whelan was arrested at a hotel in the Russian capital at the end of December. If Paul Whelan were to be convicted of espionage, he could face up to 20 years behind bars. [Full Article...]

Cabinet trio: MPs will stop no-deal Brexit

Cabinet trio: MPs will stop no-deal Brexit The PM said the Government was still in talks with the European Union about the Northern Ireland backstop. " Theresa May is recklessly running down the clock in a desperate attempt to force MPs to choose between her deal and no deal". [Full Article...]

Dubai-bound Bangladesh plane makes emergency landing after hijack attempt

Dubai-bound Bangladesh plane makes emergency landing after hijack attempt A plane hijacker whose only apparent demand was to speak with the prime minister of Bangladesh-but who also complained of marital problems-has been shot and killed, Reuters reports. The suspect appeared to be "mentally imbalanced", Air Vice Marshal M. Naim Hassan, chairman of the Civil Aviation Authority told AP. "From the talks and dialogue we had with him, it seems he is psychologically dera... [Full Article...]

US officials honor United Kingdom man who tends memorial of US Airmen

US officials honor United Kingdom man who tends memorial of US Airmen A tearful Mr Foulds was given a rousing round of applause as the planes flew over. Wreaths were laid at the graves of the three American airmen - Staff Sergeant Harry W Estabrooks, Sergeant Maurice D Robbins and Sergeant Charles H Tuttle - and their headstones were dressed with sand from Omaha Beach in Normandy. [Full Article...]

Mueller report may be available by next week

Mueller report may be available by next week According to CNN , under special counsel regulations , Mueller must submit a confidential report to Barr once his investigation has been completed. During his confirmation hearing, Mr. Federal prosecutors in NY, for instance, are exploring whether corrupt payments were made in connection with Trump's inaugural committee funding. "It appears that there is a distinct possibility that Deputy A... [Full Article...]

Fire at government-run airshow in India destroys hundreds of cars

Fire at government-run airshow in India destroys hundreds of cars Huge plumes of thick black smoke could be seen in the sky near the Yelahanka air base in North Bengaluru , where about a hundred aircraft are parked for the biennial Aero India 2019 event. A senior police officer MN Reddi, in his tweet, mentioned, "Fire in the open field parking lot of aero show". The "unfortunate incident" happened at around 11:55 AM, it said. [Full Article...]

Ninth Labour MP quits over 'anti-semitism'

Ninth Labour MP quits over 'anti-semitism' A Labour spokesman said the party regretted that Austin had chose to leave. "He was elected as a Labour Member of Parliament and so the democratic thing is to resign his seat and let the people of Dudley decide who should represent them", he said. [Full Article...]


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