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World Media Congress protests in RS against Modi's remark on Renuka Chowdhury
Author: 0 Congress protests in RS against Modi's remark on Renuka Chowdhury

This comment of Modi on a women parliamentarian suddenly became the talk of the town and in a reply, Renuka Chowdhary slammed Modi Government as "Anti-Women". The Prime Minister said that if the BJP took power in the state, corruption will end. The delegation demanded that Modi tender an apology as his remark against Chowdhury was anti-women.

World Media Violent protests in Bangladesh after Khaleda Zia verdict
Author: 0 Violent protests in Bangladesh after Khaleda Zia verdict

Zia is the widow of Ziaur Rahman, a general-turned-president who was assassinated in 1981. "I am confident she will come out of jail". She faces over 30 cases. Rahman, vice chairman of the BNP, has been living in the United Kingdom for the past nine years. Arindam Mukherjee, secretary of Kolkata-based think-tank, Institute of Social and Cultural Studies (ISCS), however, feels that the developments in Dhaka can create security concern for India as hounded Jamaat activists may cross the ...

World Media Domestic abuse allegations reach the doors of White House
Author: 0 Domestic abuse allegations reach the doors of White House

He served as chief of staff to Sen. But he issued a statement that abuse is not tolerated. Porter said the pictures of Ms. Holderness were misleading. Rob Porter announced his exit on Wednesday (7 February) after he was accused of physical and emotional abuse by two of his ex-wives. Porter added in a written statement.

Author: 0 Olympic Boxing In Precarious Position - Could Be Banned In 2020

Dozens of Russians, including some who had not been named in the investigations or had any prior doping offences but were still not invited, have since lodged appeals with CAS seeking to be admitted to the Games. "They request that CAS overturn the IOC decision and allow them to participate in these Games as Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation". Both the International Olympic Committee and World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) have expressed disappointment with the CAS decision and while ...

World Media Huge sales start today as Toys 'R' Us goes out of business
Author: 0 Huge sales start today as Toys 'R' Us goes out of business

Toys "R" Us to close dozens of stores nationwide; several Bay Area locations in jeopardySale signs went up at the Emeryville location, but at least a dozen stores have been taken off the initial closure list. A release from the company says that opening discounts will begin at 30 percent off, adding that "deep discounts" will come later. Toys "R" Us originally listed 182 locations that were set to close.

World Media Israeli Police Will Recommend Indicting Netanyahu
Author: 0 Israeli Police Will Recommend Indicting Netanyahu

Netanyahu has been questioned seven times by police over the allegations. "The law says that the person that decides if there is sufficient evidence against the prime minister is the attorney general, and he confers with the state attorney's office".

World Media Twitter Reacts to the Isaiah Thomas Trade
Author: 0 Twitter Reacts to the Isaiah Thomas Trade

On Wednesday night, following the Cavs overtime win over the Minnesota Timberwolves and as the trade rumors started to gain momentum, Thomas told ESPN that he was exhausted of being traded and hoped to stay in Cleveland . could help Thomas boost his free agent value and earn a bigger deal in the upcoming summer. Both Johnson and coach Luke Walton expressed a belief that Thomas and Ball will also work well in tandem.

World Media North Korea has 'no intention' to meet USA in South: KCNA
Author: 0 North Korea has 'no intention' to meet USA in South: KCNA

Pence has not ruled out the prospect of meeting North Korean officials during the Olympics but President Trump has cast doubt on USA negotiations with Pyongyang any time soon. Spearheaded by the US, the worldwide community has been imposing tougher sanctions created to punish North Korea's economy in an effort to rein in its nuclear program.

World Media USA mulls how to shield Caribbean if Venezuela oil cut
Author: 0 USA mulls how to shield Caribbean if Venezuela oil cut

Tillerson said Canada, Mexico and the United States had agreed at a trilateral meeting last week to study what could be done to mitigate the impact of such a move. Crisscrossing Latin America over the past week, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has tried to rally support for stiffer sanctions against Venezuela, including a possible embargo on its oil exports, but had only mixed success.

World Media Merkel Secures Agreement For Germany
Author: 0 Merkel Secures Agreement For Germany

The Ministry of Internal Affairs, Transport, Development and Digitalization will be controlled by the CSU, the Bavarian sister party of the CDU, which shares right-wing conservative views. He knew then that Merkel would have to do a deal . They were required, though, as prizes for the Social Democrats, whose members now have the final vote on another stint as her junior partner in government.

Author: 0 Iran's Velayati Scorns US Dream of Kurdish State in East Euphrates

The Frenchman went on to signal his country would attempt to woo any Japanese firms thinking about relocating from Britain after Brexit. A UN-mandated committee however said the recent escalation in violence "made a mockery" of the deal, which has failed to stem the fighting as the Syrian government continues its nationwide military reconquest.

World Media Afghanistan becomes main theater of operations for US Air Force
Author: 0 Afghanistan becomes main theater of operations for US Air Force

Gresback said that in addition to the Taliban, the USA -led military coalition in Afghanistan has targeted the East Turkestan Islamic Movement in the operation . Officials in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility since then have turned to a number of technologies in the military's arsenal for the war in Afghanistan, such as the F-22 Raptor stealth fighter.

World Media Years Ago: First UK women given the vote
Author: 0 Years Ago: First UK women given the vote

This may sound slightly archaic now, but back then going from 0% women voters to 40% of the female population in the United Kingdom was a huge step in the right direction. By the time you get to 1928, there'd been four general elections so they had more of an idea of what could expect to happen'. This number still doesn't represent even a third, but in comparison in 1945, women had just 3.8% of seats.

World Media Saudi Arabia lets Indian airline operate flight to Israel over its airspace
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia lets Indian airline operate flight to Israel over its airspace

For 70 years, since the creation of the Jewish state no Arab nation was permitting overflights to Israel . Why can't carriers fly over Saudi Arabia? Israeli airlines El Al now operates four flights a week to Mumbai , but takes seven hours instead of five because they take a southern route towards Ethiopia and then east to India, where they can not cross Saudi airspace .

World Media School bus involved in multi-vehicle crash in Limerick
Author: 0 School bus involved in multi-vehicle crash in Limerick

Initial investigation showed that the collision was an accident, said the report quoting rescue officials. The extent of the injuries sustained are not yet known. Gardaí and emergency services are attending the scene. . There were no broken bones just scrapes and bruises, she said. There were close to 50 teenagers on the bus, which ended up on its side in a ditch.

World Media USA official warns of growing threat from North Korea
Author: 0 USA official warns of growing threat from North Korea

Bush ahead of the invasion of Iraq. "While we must always be ready to respond with decisive action to a North Korean provocation, it would be extremely irresponsible to instigate military conflict prior to exhausting every diplomatic option...

World Media Foles' late TD pass leads Eagles to 1st Super Bowl title
Author: 0 Foles' late TD pass leads Eagles to 1st Super Bowl title

Atlanta hosted Super Bowl XXVIII in 1994 and Super Bowl XXXIV in 2000. "Super Bowl 52 is coming to a community that has taken to the streets many times against local police killings". No, seriously, just make a commercial with a well-liked amusing person being amusing and we're going to sit up and watch your ad. "As chief I'm certainly aware that there are concerns that our community has had for a long time, and will still have after the Super Bowl leaves town in a few hours", ...

World Media Meet Lucas! Gerber names first spokesbaby with Down syndrome
Author: 0 Meet Lucas! Gerber names first spokesbaby with Down syndrome

Lucas' mother, Cortney Warren , told "Today" she entered the contest on a whim. Gerber president and CEO Bill Partyka said Lucas is "the flawless fit". That baby is nearly 8 now and I'm so optimistic for her future opportunities thanks to initiatives like this. "He loves to play, loves to laugh and loves to make other people laugh", his mother, Courtney Warren, told the US Today Show .

World Media Cris 'Cyborg' Justino, Yana Kunitskaya title bout planned for UFC 222
Author: 0 Cris 'Cyborg' Justino, Yana Kunitskaya title bout planned for UFC 222

Sporting News has confirmed a report from MMAFighting.com that Cris Cyborg will defend her women's featherweight championship against Yana Kunitskaya on March 3. While she had been targeted for a super-fight against UFC bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes for sometime later this year, the UFC has apparently put that on the back-burner for now.

World Media Ford Motor (F) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $37.15 Billion
Author: 0 Ford Motor (F) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $37.15 Billion

First Allied Advisory Ser has invested 0.12% of its portfolio in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM). Analysts await General Motors Company (NASDAQ:GM) to report earnings on Feb, 06 for the fiscal quarter ending Dec 2017. Royal Bancshares Of Scotland Grp Inc Public Ltd Co reported 48,200 shares. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website .

World Media Nassar scandal prompts calls for Congressional investigation of US Olympic Committee, USAG
Author: 0 Nassar scandal prompts calls for Congressional investigation of US Olympic Committee, USAG

Two days ahead of the opening ceremonies for the Winter Olympics, a bipartisan group of senators is trying to set up a special committee to investigate the U.S. "When I think about Larry Nassar and what he did continually, it is shocking to me that an instiutiton that I love and respect - and the people in it - let the girls down and young women down, over and over", said Stabenow, an alumna of MSU.

World Media 7 dead, 67 missing after quake rocks Taiwan
Author: 0 7 dead, 67 missing after quake rocks Taiwan

Some 1,900 households lost power in the wake of Tuesday's quake, but most had it restored by Wednesday morning, according to the Central Emergency Operation Center . "It is the first time in my life [where I felt like] I wanted to hide under a bed", said 32-year-old Ms Chieh. "My family were unhurt, but a neighbour was injured in the head and was bleeding".

World Media Maldives crackdown an
Author: 0 Maldives crackdown an "assault on democracy": UNHR Chief

That means the leader of the opposition risks re-arrest if he returns as promised to run against Yameen in presidential elections due later this year. Former leader Nasheed has urged worldwide intervention in the crisis, calling on regional superpower India to send in troops to free the judges and the political detainees.

World Media Court sentences Pak student's killer to death
Author: 0 Court sentences Pak student's killer to death

Mashal , a journalism student of the Abdul Wali Khan University in Mardan , was lynched on April 13 a year ago by a violent mob on allegations of committing blasphemy, however, investigators found no proof of blasphemy and ruled that the murder was politically motivated.

World Media Rafale Scam: Combative Rahul Gandhi launches blistering attack on PM Modi
Author: 0 Rafale Scam: Combative Rahul Gandhi launches blistering attack on PM Modi

Throughout Modi's speech, Congress members were in the Well demanding that promises made to Andhra Pradesh following its division be fulfilled, questioning the Rafale deal and raised slogans targeting him. Congress dubbed the Rafale fighter aircraft deal as the "biggest scam" of the Modi government and sought a white paper on it. Addressing the Rajya Sabha gathering on Wednesday, Modi said that all parties must set aside their differences and join hands to curb problems like food shortage, ...

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