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Erdogan censures North Atlantic Treaty Organisation for not helpimg in Turkey's Syria operations Erdogan censures North Atlantic Treaty Organisation for not helpimg in Turkey's Syria operations
- March 13, 2018

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said his forces would be inside Afrin in a matter of days, but for humanitarian reasons they were taking their time to strategize and prevent civilian deaths. Ankara is fiercely opposed to the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces , which is dominated by the Kurdish People's Protection Units ( YPG ) - considered by the Turkish government to be a terrorist group. (more...)
Almost half of United States arms exports go to the Middle East Almost half of United States arms exports go to the Middle East
- March 13, 2018

At the same time, arms deliveries to India from the USA, the world's top weapons exporter, increased more than six-fold in the five-year period, SIPRI calculated. Despite its continuing tensions with India and ongoing internal conflicts, Pakistan's arms imports decreased by 36 percent. "Deliveries to Algeria and China, for example, continued throughout 2013-17 but were at lower levels than the previous five-year period", it added. (more...)
Liam Payne Covers a John Mayer Song for the Royal Family! Liam Payne Covers a John Mayer Song for the Royal Family!
- March 13, 2018

Sunrise reported that the duo haven't yet confirmed the news, with host Natalie Barr suggesting that means they really are doing it. "See, that's a guarantee right there", she explained during the report. The American divorcée also wore a navy dress by Wakeley, which only made the jacket pop more. Joined by her husband-to-be, Meghan spent two days in Hertfordshire with the SAS, the Army's elite regiment, completing a course to prepare her for all the possible emergencies she might face as ... (more...)
Trump's 'vulgarity' toward Chuck Todd 'not a good look — Fox's Kurtz Trump's 'vulgarity' toward Chuck Todd 'not a good look — Fox's Kurtz
- March 13, 2018

Flake, who has hinted he might challenge Trump in 2020, said: "We had a record number of journalists being jailed overseas, some on false news charges, echoing the phrases that he uses ". "So, should we stop covering the campaign rallies? ". "And the president likes making amusing names". "I think this last week, these last 10 days of him is the presidency he's dreamed of". (more...)
North Korea's Kim Jong-un Wants Peace With US North Korea's Kim Jong-un Wants Peace With US
- March 13, 2018

Both sides can claim credit for the rapid thawing of relations and Trump may suggest that his hard line policy on Pyongyang , including the imposition of severe economic sanctions and his threat to wage a preemptive nuclear attack on North Korea, have vindicated his policies and bore fruit. (more...)
The contest to succeed Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein is over The contest to succeed Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein is over
- March 13, 2018

The Wall Street firm revealed on Monday that co-president Harvey Schwartz , a potential successor to Blankfein, will retire next month after 20 years. "Harvey's work ethic, command of complexity, and client focus have defined his career at the firm", Blankfein said in the statement. "Harvey has been a mentor to many, and his influence has made an indelible impact on generations of professionals at Goldman Sachs ". (more...)
Sushma Swaraj says Naresh Agrawal's statement on Jaya Bachchan 'improper and unacceptable' Sushma Swaraj says Naresh Agrawal's statement on Jaya Bachchan 'improper and unacceptable'
- March 13, 2018

Agrawal, who lost out to Bachchan in the race for re-nomination to the upper house, on Monday quit the Samajwadi Party and joined the BJP. Aggarwal, who joined the BJP, lashed out against SP chief Akhilesh Yadav for weighing his contribution to the Samajwadi Party against someone who "dances" and works in films . (more...)
United States warns Syria regime not to use poisonous gas United States warns Syria regime not to use poisonous gas
- March 13, 2018

At least eight raids struck the rebel-held towns of Busr al-Harir, Hrak, al-Gharaiya al-Gharbiya and al-Sowara in rural areas in eastern Deraa province in southern Syria , two rebel officials told Reuters . The expulsion of the rebels from eastern Ghouta would represent their biggest defeat since they lost their enclave in Aleppo in December 2016. Syrian government forces have taken farmland and marched into towns, squeezing the pocket in the eastern suburbs of Damascus. (more...)
Reporter, tourist and firefighter among NYC helicopter crash victims Reporter, tourist and firefighter among NYC helicopter crash victims
- March 13, 2018

Brian McDaniel, a 26-year-old firefighter with the Dallas Fire-Rescue Department, was killed in New York City on March 11, 2018, when a helicopter crashed into the East River. Trevor and McDaniel became friends as students at Bishop Lynch. "This is why this is such a huge loss to us, it's a tragedy in every way", Peterson said. (more...)
President Trump: Coal is making a comeback President Trump: Coal is making a comeback
- March 13, 2018

Flake, who has hinted he might challenge Trump in 2020, said: "We had a record number of journalists being jailed overseas, some on false news charges, echoing the phrases that he uses". President Donald Trump stepped off Air Force One at the 171st Air Refueling Wing at 6:45 Saturday night. While acknowledging that working-class voters supported Trump in 2016, he said this race was not about the president. (more...)
Stormy Daniels Offers To Pay Back $130000 So She Can Talk Trump Stormy Daniels Offers To Pay Back $130000 So She Can Talk Trump
- March 13, 2018

Clifford had violated the agreement and enjoined her from, among other things, filing this lawsuit ". Porn star Stormy Daniels is offering to return the $130,000 she received in hush money so she can detail her alleged affair with President Donald Trump . (more...)
China-US trade war would produce no winners, only catastrophe, Beijing says China-US trade war would produce no winners, only catastrophe, Beijing says
- March 12, 2018

China has vowed to make a "justified and necessary response" to tariffs. "China does not wish to fight a trade war, nor will China initiate a trade war, but we can handle any challenge and will resolutely defend the interests of our country and our people", he said. (more...)
Turkish Passenger Jet Reportedly Crashes in Western Iran Turkish Passenger Jet Reportedly Crashes in Western Iran
- March 12, 2018

Reza Jafarzadeh, spokesman for Iran's Civil Aviation Organization, told state television the jet had crashed in the near the southwestern city of Shahr-e Kord. A little over an hour later, it rapidly gained altitude and then dropped drastically within minutes, according to FlightRadar24, a flight-tracking website. (more...)
Trump Looking To Add Clinton Impeachment Lawyer To Russia Probe Legal Team Trump Looking To Add Clinton Impeachment Lawyer To Russia Probe Legal Team
- March 12, 2018

Jimmy Gomez (D-CA), who in June won a run-off against another Democrat to replace California Attorney General Xavier Becerra in Congress. Trump, apparently, has the same fear in mind. Cobb has also reportedly told friends he does not expect to remain in his job much longer, and some advisers have suggested Trump invite his longtime NY lawyer, Marc E. (more...)
European Union to respond within 90 days if not exempt By European Union to respond within 90 days if not exempt By
- March 12, 2018

He said those exclusions would apply because "we can't make that product or there are national security issues". In response, the Prime Minister also tweeted about the conversation, writing: "Great discussion today on security and trade". (more...)
Arun Jaitley To Contest Rajya Sabha Polls From Uttar Pradesh: BJP Arun Jaitley To Contest Rajya Sabha Polls From Uttar Pradesh: BJP
- March 12, 2018

The Congress had on Saturday made a decision to support the BSP candidate Bhimrao Ambedkar for the Rajya Sabha elections scheduled later this month. On Sunday, BJP released a list with 18 names, while Congress released the list with 10 names who will be contesting for the upcoming Rajya Sabha. (more...)
NRA Says New Florida Gun-Control Law Punishes Law-Abiding Gun Owners NRA Says New Florida Gun-Control Law Punishes Law-Abiding Gun Owners
- March 12, 2018

The NRA contends the new law is unconstitutional because it raises the minimum age to buy rifles and puts a blanket ban on the fundamental rights of some law-abiding Florida citizens. "And there's a bill before us that is not flawless", she said. But according to the Tampa Bay Times, the state's largest school districts do not seem to be amenable to the idea of arming educators. (more...)
Duke overwhelms Notre Dame to advance to ACC semifinals Duke overwhelms Notre Dame to advance to ACC semifinals
- March 12, 2018

Duval was scoreless in the game but tallied seven assists. If this was the last time that we've seen Colson and Farrell playing games that matter this season, it'll be fitting, as one of the nation's best pair of seniors was sent home by a superstar freshman on a team that features a handful of them. (more...)
TL;DR: Bairstow blitz powers England to series win TL;DR: Bairstow blitz powers England to series win
- March 12, 2018

Hales, playing for the first time in the series in the absence of Jason Roy who was suffering back spasms, grabbed his chance and, after patiently supporting Bairstow, went on to his 12th ODI half century before falling for 61 from 74 balls. (more...)
Donald Trump says U.S. should consider death penalty for drug dealers Donald Trump says U.S. should consider death penalty for drug dealers
- March 12, 2018

The local AFL-CIO is calling members and going door-to-door to ensure they vote for Lamb on Tuesday. President Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally at Atlantic Aviation in Moon Township. The opioid crisis has especially hit southwestern Pennsylvania. In 2016, every day an average of 175 people died of drug overdoses in the US. Lamb, 33, a former federal prosecutor and Marine veteran who touts his pro-life positions, distanced himself from House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi ... (more...)
China's Parliament Votes To Abolish Presidential Term Limits China's Parliament Votes To Abolish Presidential Term Limits
- March 12, 2018

The amendments also include inserting Xi's political theory into the constitution, something that was already done for the party constitution in October, and clauses to give a legal framework to a new super anti-corruption department. "The top leader's term limits are the biggest common denominator shared by all political forces in China", he said. Within minutes, the state news agency Xinhua's English language website posted the headline: "China's national legislature adopts ... (more...)
Jeremy Corbyn: Labour must reject full European Union single market membership Jeremy Corbyn: Labour must reject full European Union single market membership
- March 12, 2018

The head of the UK Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn , and BBC reporter Yolanda Knell were allegedly members of an invite-only Facebook group through which virulent anti-Semitism was promoted. Director of Labour Friends of Israel, Jennifer Gerber harshly rebuked the recent revelations. Corbyn was [a member of the Facebook group] in late 2014, he may have joined a year earlier, and every indication is, that he stayed in the group until shortly after he became leader of the Labour Party. (more...)
Shoe hurled at former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif in Lahore Shoe hurled at former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif in Lahore
- March 12, 2018

The perpetrator then jumped on stage where Sharif was standing and began chanting before he was overpowered by the crowd and handed over to the police. "Each political party should devise code of conducts against such behaviours", he said. PML-N Punjab Minister for Law Rana Sanaullah said that the attack was carried out from the rivals of the PML-N. (more...)
Trump minaccia Ue, giù tariffe o tassiamo auto e altro
- March 12, 2018

Trump tira dritto sui dazi. Noncurante degli avvertimenti repubblicani, su una possibile quanto probabile guerra commerciale , il presidente americano ha approvato ieri nuovi nuovi dazi sulle importazioni di acciaio e alluminio negli States, con la solenne promessa di combattere " l'assalto al nostro paese " perpetrato dai concorrenti stranieri. (more...)
France's far-right party now 'adult' and needs name change: Le Pen France's far-right party now 'adult' and needs name change: Le Pen
- March 11, 2018

The former Goldman Sachs investment banker, who was ousted from the White House past year and stepped down as chairman of Breitbart News Network in January, has visited Switzerland - he gave his first European speech in Zurich earlier in the week - and Italy, where voters last Sunday elected a parliament dominated by anti-immigrant populists. (more...)

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