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Trump congratulates Putin on winning reelection, gets slammed by McCain

Trump congratulates Putin on winning reelection, gets slammed by McCain In the aftermath of an election that appears to have had significant flaws, a prominent American critic of Putin - and of Trump himself - offered a stinging denunciation of the United States commander in chief's call . The White House responded to McCain's criticism on Tuesday, saying it is "important to have a dialogue with Russian Federation so we can focus on areas of shared interest". [Full Article...]

Sheriff confirms Maryland student shooter is dead

Sheriff confirms Maryland student shooter is dead The St. Mary's County Public Schools said on its website early Tuesday that there was a shooting at Great Mills High School , located in the southern end of the state. As of the 2016 school year, there are more than 300 officers assigned to Maryland schools, according to the Maryland Association of School Resource Officers. [Full Article...]

S.Korea military drills to go ahead

S.Korea military drills to go ahead According to Reuters , that exercise will last for roughly a month, while the computer-simulated Key Resolve exercise will begin in mid-April and last for two weeks. "One U.S. delegation member contacted me last fall and suggested a tripartite meeting", Kim told YLE, adding that Helsinki was picked as the location after the North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho chose to visit Stockholm in neigh... [Full Article...]

US Supreme Court, Federal Court Uphold New PA Congressional Map

US Supreme Court, Federal Court Uphold New PA Congressional Map Supreme Court and are prepared to move on to other issues of importance to the people of Pennsylvania ". The Supreme Court acted Monday afternoon shortly after a panel of three federal judges in Harrisburg, Pa., refused to block the new election map drawn at the behest of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. [Full Article...]

Trump Slaps Sanctions On Venezuela's 'Bitcoin'

Trump Slaps Sanctions On Venezuela's 'Bitcoin' In an effort to boost the failing economy and raise worldwide financing, President Nicolas Maduro last month started offering an oil-backed digital currency called the Petro . The cryptocurrency, called the Petro , would be backed by oil, gold, and diamonds, according to JP Morgan . Maduro said that 100 million tokens would be issued, totaling $6 billion, a windfall for the destitute regime. [Full Article...]

Yakuza Kiwami 2 Will Arrive in North America This Year on PS4

Yakuza Kiwami 2 Will Arrive in North America This Year on PS4 Sega announced that the Yakuza Team is now hard at work on another Yakuza title, this time a complete remake of the second game. Yakuza Kiwami 2 will, like the remake of its predecessor, feature fully remade visuals of its characters and environments. [Full Article...]

Tinder's parent sues Bumble for patent infringement

Tinder's parent sues Bumble for patent infringement Match Group's lawsuit against Bumble must be considered in the context of any acquisition talks between the companies. Match Group has invested significant resources and creative expertise in the development of our industry-leading suite of products. [Full Article...]

Record-breaker Salah hits four as Liverpool crush Watford

Record-breaker Salah hits four as Liverpool crush Watford Liverpool will take on the runaway Premier League leaders in the quarter-finals over two legs next week. Check out FC Yahoo's reasons for putting Salah and Messi on the same pedestal-and be sure to leave your thoughts below the line. With 7 (or twelve, depending on who you ask) games left, he's on track to rise to the heights of Liverpool's most prolific goalscorer - Ian Rush. [Full Article...]

United States trade groups urge Trump to stop planned China tariffs

United States trade groups urge Trump to stop planned China tariffs Another leading business group on Monday launched a television advertising campaign opposing President TrumpDonald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth Woman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by Russians Shulkin says he has White House approval to root out "subversion" at VA MORE's plans to impose steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. [Full Article...]

Snow expected for central Pa. on Wednesday, winter storm watch issued

Snow expected for central Pa. on Wednesday, winter storm watch issued Locally, more than 9 inches are possible. As far as travel impact, the Wednesday morning commute looks okay, but there could be significant impacts to the Wednesday afternoon/evening commute. Weather models are all over the place. Now it appears that rain and snow will remain the story most if not all of this next week. A reasonable early call would be a widespread 1 to 3 inches with p... [Full Article...]

Assad visits troops and civilians in eastern Ghouta (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Assad visits troops and civilians in eastern Ghouta (PHOTOS, VIDEO) Ankara says Syrian Kurdish YPG fighters are an extension of a militant group waging an insurgency inside Turkey, and vowed to crush what it described as a "terror corridor" of YPG-controlled territory along Turkey's southern border with Syria . [Full Article...]

SIX NATIONS: I am living the dream says Ireland captain Rory Best

SIX NATIONS: I am living the dream says Ireland captain Rory Best Tadhg Furlong is still young for a tighthead, Andrew Porter coming on to lock the scrum down at only 21. Asked to compare his two Grand Slam successes, Best replied: "This feels more special, not only because I have started every game but also because of captaining the side". [Full Article...]

Five killed in 24-hour Philippine hotel blaze

Five killed in 24-hour Philippine hotel blaze Yu said. "The smoke was so big, so you can just imagine, there was zero visibility and our firefighters had difficulty breathing". Fire authorities were investigating the cause of the blaze, which is believed to have begun in the casino or mezzanine area of the 21-floor hotel which regularly hosted both locals and foreigners, Yu added. [Full Article...]

PH formal letter of withdrawal from ICC sent to UN

PH formal letter of withdrawal from ICC sent to UN Presidential spokesman Harry Roque confirmed in a text message to reporters that the Philippines was withdrawing, as stated in a 15-page statement dated March 13 seen by reporters, which said the withdrawal was "effective immediately". Police deny allegations of murder and cover-ups and say they killed about 4,100 drug dealers in shootouts, but have nothing to do with an estimated 2,300 largely ... [Full Article...]

Pakistan terrorist's body recovered from Khanmoh encounter site

Pakistan terrorist's body recovered from Khanmoh encounter site Security personnel immediately surrounded the village and a gunfight started there. Security forces on Friday recovered the bodies of two terrorists who were killed in an encounter in Srinagar's Khonmoh area while apprehended two terrorists and recovered arms and ammunition from their possession. [Full Article...]

China's rubber-stamp parliament reappoints Xi Jinping as President with no term limits

China's rubber-stamp parliament reappoints Xi Jinping as President with no term limits After the congress's repeal last Sunday of the constitution's limits of two five-year terms for the presidency and vice presidency, Mr. Wang could stay in office indefinitely, as could Mr. Wang was at the frontline of Xi's anti-corruption crusade, heading the party's Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, which has punished 1.5 million officials in the past five years, from low-level cadres... [Full Article...]

Convicted Killer "Stocking Strangler" Executed

Convicted Killer Written in his own hand, the convicted serial killer set for execution at 7 p.m. Thursday filed motions in Butts County, Ga., home of Georgia's death-row prison, claiming one of his lead attorneys, Michael McIntyre, is not qualified to represent him, and asking the court to appoint another counsel. [Full Article...]

Deputy stayed outside during Parkland school shooting, surveillance video shows

Deputy stayed outside during Parkland school shooting, surveillance video shows Authorities released surveillance video today showing what happened outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during the Valentine's Day massacre that killed 17 people. In the newly released clip, Peterson can be seen outside the school as the shots began, he and another man knock on a door before turning and walking in the other direction. [Full Article...]

Who Was Louise Slaughter? Trailblazing Democratic Congresswoman Dies Aged 88

Who Was Louise Slaughter? Trailblazing Democratic Congresswoman Dies Aged 88 Slaughter's chief of staff Liam Fitzsimmons said she died at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C. Earlier this week, Slaughter fell at her home and sustained a concussion. "I'm sending condolences to Congresswoman Slaughter's family and loved ones from all of us here - this is a huge loss of a truly kind and fierce woman", Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez t... [Full Article...]

White House denies McMaster, Kelly could be out soon

White House denies McMaster, Kelly could be out soon That put McMaster in the crossfire in dealing with Trump's demands for contentious policy actions such as the exiting Iran deal, punishing Pakistan for not being more aggressively going after terror groups, and moving the U.S. Sanders insisted McMaster is key in handling matters of national security. McMaster has told aides that he would not return to the military, even if offered a fourth sta... [Full Article...]


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