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DNA evidence proves Ga. man on death row not 'stocking strangler': Lawyer DNA evidence proves Ga. man on death row not 'stocking strangler': Lawyer
- March 18, 2018

The department says in a statement that Gary did not give a final statement. Gary was convicted in 1986 and later sentenced to death for murdering three women - Florence Scheible, 89, Martha Thurmond, 69, and Kathleen Woodruff, 74 - by strangling them in Columbus with their own stockings in 1977 and 1978, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports . (more...)
Russian Federation retaliates against Britain by expelling diplomats over ex-spy's poisoning Russian Federation retaliates against Britain by expelling diplomats over ex-spy's poisoning
- March 18, 2018

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov had not accepted an invite to visit Britain, a ministry spokeswoman said on Wednesday, after British Prime Minister Theresa May that the invite was withdrawn. Skripal was granted refuge in the United Kingdom following a 2010 spy exchange between the US and Russian Federation. Putin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Wednesday that Britain has offered "baseless accusations which are not backed up by any evidence". (more...)
Sweden, North Korea talks extended to Saturday Sweden, North Korea talks extended to Saturday
- March 18, 2018

Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho landed at Stockholm's Arlanda airport on a direct flight from Beijing late Thursday and spent several hours at the Swedish Foreign Ministry before returning to the North Korean Embassy. South Korea said on Friday it was seeking high-level talks this month with North Korea to prepare for a summit and that South Korean President Moon Jae-in may meet Donald Trump before the US president's planned meeting with the North Korean leader. (more...)
North Korean foreign minister visits Sweden amid summit speculation North Korean foreign minister visits Sweden amid summit speculation
- March 18, 2018

The talks are to focus on Sweden's consular role as a protecting power for the United States, Canada and Australia in North Korea . The delegation paid courtesy calls to chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the DPRK Supreme People's Assembly Ri Su Yong and minister Ri Yong Ho, as well as holding talks with vice foreign minister Han Song Ryol. (more...)
Mexico finds Trump's border wall tour offensive Mexico finds Trump's border wall tour offensive
- March 18, 2018

Among other things, the president promised the assembled members of the military their "largest pay raise in over a decade", brand-new warplanes and and a national strategy that "recognizes that space is a war fighting domain - just like the land, air and sea". (more...)
Courtois admits his mistakes cost Chelsea against Barca Courtois admits his mistakes cost Chelsea against Barca
- March 18, 2018

Andrés Iniesta spoke to the cameras after Barcelona's comfortable 3-0 victory over Chelsea at Camp Nou, a result that sees them through to the quarter-final of the Champions League . But performances such as yesterday's show that with a bit of good luck and quality, we can go head to head and overcome opponents as hard as perennial Champions League favourites just as Barça. (more...)
White House says White House says "no immediate personnel changes at this time"
- March 17, 2018

Another name being thrown around is that of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin; a holdover from the Barack Obama White House, he is under fire for apparent ethics violations and appears to be grasping to keep his job as well. Flynn was sacked within weeks of Trump's inauguration, ostensibly for lying to Vice President Mike Pence about conversations that Flynn had with Russia's ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak, during the transition. (more...)
United States hints at shift on Russian Federation with sanctions and condemnation United States hints at shift on Russian Federation with sanctions and condemnation
- March 17, 2018

Details of that campaign were laid out in an indictment document of involved Russian individuals and entities last month from the Justice Department's special counsel, Robert Mueller . On Wednesday, Britain expelled 23 Russian diplomats in retaliation. Beginning in March 2016, or possibly earlier, Russian government hackers sought to penetrate multiple USA critical infrastructure sectors, including energy, nuclear, commercial facilities, water, aviation and manufacturing, according to a ... (more...)
North Korea's Sweden visit prompts speculation on United States summit North Korea's Sweden visit prompts speculation on United States summit
- March 17, 2018

Swedish media say that a North Korean delegation led by Deputy Foreign Minister Han Song Ryol paid a visit to Stockholm in late January and briefly met with Lofven and Wallstrom. Ms Wallstrom earlier said Sweden is hoping to "use our role and also our contacts", but stressed that it is up to the countries concerned to decide "which way we are going". (more...)
Britain's claim Putin ordered ex-spy poisoning 'unforgiveable' Britain's claim Putin ordered ex-spy poisoning 'unforgiveable'
- March 17, 2018

A Downing Street spokesman would not be drawn on whether Theresa May endorsed Mr Williamson's comments, saying only: "The Prime Minister sent her own very clear message to Russian Federation over the course of the week". Peskov says that the Kremlin is surprised by the British prime minister's accusations, saying that they "not only violate global law but also run against common sense". (more...)
Vanessa Trump & Donald Trump Jr are getting a Divorce Vanessa Trump & Donald Trump Jr are getting a Divorce
- March 17, 2018

She and Trump Jr. have "enormous respect" for each other, according to the joint statement, which also asked for privacy. They have five children. It was Vanessa who first motioned to divorce her husband. Despite the New York Police Department stating that the white powder was just cornstarch, Vanessa was taken to the hospital as a precaution. When he is not traveling overseas to represent the family business, Trump Jr.is busy with his controversial hobby: hunting. (more...)
U.S. targets Taliban in Afghan capital U.S. targets Taliban in Afghan capital
- March 17, 2018

The incident occurred at round 8:30 a.m. local time in Sayyed Abad locality, Nad Ali district, western side of provincial capital Lashkar Gah city, Omar Zwak told Xinhua. However, the Taliban appears likely to miss that conference and have ruled out direct talks with the Western-backed government in Kabul, which they say is an illegitimate, foreign-imposed regime. (more...)
Stormy Daniels Physically Threatened To Keep Quiet, Attorney Tells 'Morning Joe' Stormy Daniels Physically Threatened To Keep Quiet, Attorney Tells 'Morning Joe'
- March 17, 2018

Clifford's lawyer Michael Avenatti has now told Morning Joe that his client was "physically threatened". He said Clifford would elaborate on it during a CBS 60 Minutes interview to be broadcast in the USA on March 25. Cohen said he had used a line of credit based on the value of his own home to gather US$130,000 to pay Clifford in a personal capacity . "We want both sides to lay out their version of the facts so the American people can decide for themselves what happened", he ... (more...)
Islam doesn't belong to Germany, new interior minister says Islam doesn't belong to Germany, new interior minister says
- March 17, 2018

Germany has been shaped by Christianity. Her remarks contradicted remarks of Horst Seehofer, the country's new interior minister, who has chaired Merkel's sister party, the CSU, for 10 years. This is, in part, about chasing the far-right Afd. Seehofer is keen to show his party is tackling immigration ahead of Bavaria's October regional election, when the AfD is expected to enter that state assembly. (more...)
Authorities confirm at least six people were killed in Miami bridge collapse Authorities confirm at least six people were killed in Miami bridge collapse
- March 17, 2018

Officials were reportedly still searching for more victims and weren't sure if people were still trapped beneath the rubble. Police detective Juan Carlos Llera said when the bridge came down, it "sounded like an explosion". In models and drawings of the structure, the bridge has a tall, off-center tower with supporting cables attached to the walkway. It fell onto the pedestrian bridge, causing the bridge to collapse. (more...)
Mueller Subpoenaing Documents From Trump Company In Russia Probe Mueller Subpoenaing Documents From Trump Company In Russia Probe
- March 17, 2018

The subpoenas call for documents related to Russian Federation and other issues, the report says. An attorney for the Trump Organization said in a statement to The Associated Press that the company has been "fully cooperative" with Mueller's investigation since July. (more...)
Daler Mehndi sentenced in human trafficking case Daler Mehndi sentenced in human trafficking case
- March 17, 2018

However, the court dismissed the petitions saying that the singer should be prosecuted given the fact that there were enough evidence against him. He was granted a bail earlier too, but this was surprising as this time, he was convicted. But according to the complaints, the deal never matured and the money was never refunded. Shamsher had paid lakhs to the two as "passage money". Police had earlier moved two petitions before the court saying that Daler was not required in the case as he ... (more...)
ICE spokesman says he quit over 'false' claims by DOJ officials ICE spokesman says he quit over 'false' claims by DOJ officials
- March 17, 2018

Visiting Sacramento, Sessions said , "So here's my message for Mayor Schaaf: How dare you?" Last week, Sessions called out Schaaf, saying, "Those are 800 wanted criminals that are now at large in that community - 800 wanted criminals that ICE will now have to pursue with more difficulty in more unsafe situations, all because of one mayor's irresponsible action". (more...)
Native River trainer: 'Cheltenham Gold Cup win means everything' Native River trainer: 'Cheltenham Gold Cup win means everything'
- March 17, 2018

He added: "Eighteen years (since Looks Like Trouble) seems a long time!" The 5-1 chance gave Dorset trainer Colin Tizzard his first victory in the race after some spectacular jumping under champion jockey Richard Johnson . I think this will go to Ireland and preference for Foxrock (4.10) over Burning Ambition is marginal. "He put his head down and fought all the way. (more...)
Trump promoting tax cuts, campaigning for GOP in Missouri Trump promoting tax cuts, campaigning for GOP in Missouri
- March 16, 2018

Manafort faces charges of money laundering, tax evasion, and failure to disclose foreign lobbying in the indictment brought in Washington, D.C. Manafort assailed the case by Special Counsel Robert Mueller , who is prosecuting related indictments against Manafort in both Washington and Virginia federal courts. (more...)
TTV Dhinakaran's new party to be called Amma Makkal Munetra Kazhagam TTV Dhinakaran's new party to be called Amma Makkal Munetra Kazhagam
- March 16, 2018

Announcing the name of the new party, " Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam", roughly translated as "Amma's party for people's development", thrice to a thunderous applause at Melur, near here, Dhinakaran said it was a party of the followers of "Puratchi Thalaivi Amma " (revolutionary leader Amma ). (more...)
EU Urges US to Revive Trade Talks EU Urges US to Revive Trade Talks
- March 16, 2018

For its part, the European Union has openly threatened the USA with the introduction of 25-percent tariffs on American motorcycles, boats, jeans, cosmetics, t-shirts, bourbon, orange juice and corn. Tusk said there was still time to improve relations and urged Trump to deliver on his promise to exempt "real friends" from the tariffs. Yes. Canada and Mexico could lose the exemption - and be slapped with the tariffs - if negotiations to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement collapse. (more...)
Nigeria Ranks 5th In Africa, 91st Globally — UN Happiness Report Nigeria Ranks 5th In Africa, 91st Globally — UN Happiness Report
- March 16, 2018

That fell to 6.072 for the report issued Wednesday. Mexico (24th) has massive drug wars, but is happier than Thailand. India's ranking was far behind from other neighbouring countries such as Pakistan, Nepal and China to name a few. Finland tops the list of 156 countries ranked , pushing last year's victor Norway to second position. This year, the top ten after Finland included Norway , Denmark , Iceland, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Canada, New Zealand, Sweden, and Australia. (more...)
White House Calls FBI's McCabe 'Bad Actor' Amid Firing Debate White House Calls FBI's McCabe 'Bad Actor' Amid Firing Debate
- March 16, 2018

The recommendation from the FBI's Office of Professional Responsibility is likely to add fuel to the political fire surrounding former deputy director Andrew McCabe , who abruptly stepped down from his post earlier this year but technically remained an Federal Bureau of Investigation employee. (more...)
Gunman opens fire in Alabama hospital; 1 employee dead Gunman opens fire in Alabama hospital; 1 employee dead
- March 16, 2018

Birmingham police responded to an active shooter situation and say the shooter is down. UAB Highlands is a campus of UAB Hospital, part of the medical school at the university. One victim died, while the second is said to be in stable condition, according to Williston. The suspect was found dead with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, WBRC reported. (more...)

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