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World Media Maliki: Abbas to tender peace plan, overture at UNSC meeting
Author: 0 Maliki: Abbas to tender peace plan, overture at UNSC meeting

The Palestinian president immediately left the council chamber following his address on Tuesday, leaving Israeli Ambassador Danny Danon to complain that he was once again "running away" from dialogue. She set out a choice of two paths for the Palestinian leadership, between "hateful rhetoric" and "incitement to violence" or negotiation and compromise.

World Media Daesh terrorists ambush Iraqi pro-government militia, kill 27 north of Baghdad
Author: 0 Daesh terrorists ambush Iraqi pro-government militia, kill 27 north of Baghdad

At least 10 other fighters from the Popular Mobilisation Forces (PMF) are missing, a local militia commander said. Officials say troops were killed at the scene, including some who were beheaded. "She is also convicted of complicity in attacking Iraqi security forces", Biraqdar said. The group, which has suffered a string of battlefield defeats in Syria and Iraq, claimed responsibility for the attack in an online statement.

World Media Special Counsel Robert Mueller Zeroing in on Jared Kushner
Author: 0 Special Counsel Robert Mueller Zeroing in on Jared Kushner

Discussions with foreign investors reportedly include those in China, according to the report . Russian Federation already looking to interfere in 2018 midterms Dems pick up deep-red legislative seat in Missouri Speier on Trump's desire for military parade: "We have a Napoleon in the making" MORE's son-in-law and senior adviser.

World Media S. Korea adds third gold medal, second bronze on Saturday games
Author: 0 S. Korea adds third gold medal, second bronze on Saturday games

The medals are set to be handed out in the women's super-G at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea , on Saturday (or Friday night American time ). But so many people came to watch and I know many more watched on TV. Canada is holding strong in third place with 15 overall medals, while Netherlands (13) is the only other country to have double-digit athletes reaching the medal podium.

Author: 0 Flood Watch continues through Wednesday across Metro Detroit

Many local river roads in Carroll, White and Tippecanoe Counties are expected to flood. Thunderstorms with unsafe lightning, winter weather and significant winds are forecast at varying levels of risk in addition to the widespread rainfall and potential for flash floods.

World Media Willoughby police detain 2 juveniles after threat to high school
Author: 0 Willoughby police detain 2 juveniles after threat to high school

On Friday, 4 local schools dealt with some sort of threat just days after 17 students were killed in a Florida high school. No charges had been filed as of Friday, according to a press release issued by Somonauk Police. He later was released to the custody of his parents. Police informed the FBI who joined the investigation. "The New Brunswick Police Department conducted a thorough investigation and determined that no weapon was brought into the school or onto the school grounds".

Author: 0 Former Netanyahu Spokesman Arrested in Graft Probe

Netanyahu has denied any wrongdoing in all the cases. He says the allegations are a political "witch hunt". The channel says two people arrested are Netanyahu associates and that Netanyahu, who held the communications portfolio until past year, is expected to be questioned.

World Media Significant Rainfall Expected In Region
Author: 0 Significant Rainfall Expected In Region

If visibility is reduced while driving, turn on your lights and maintain a safe following distance. Two lanes of traffic at Eglinton Avenue West and Rosemount Avenue have also been closed due to flooding of nearby Massey Creek. In usual circumstances, this amount of rainfall falls below warning criteria. The Toronto Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) will have staff monitoring the conditions around the clock until the system passes.

World Media Kevin Cramer to run for Senate Seat
Author: 0 Kevin Cramer to run for Senate Seat

Cramer will campaign against incumbent Sen. Tom Campbell and Paul Schaffner for the GOP nomination. North Dakota Republican Party Chairman Kelly Armstrong didn't rule out a House run Thursday, but said in text message that they're focused on unseating Heitkamp and that "whatever shakes out in the House race is important too but those conversations can take place later".

World Media Israel Strikes Gaza Terror Targets in Response to Rocket Fire
Author: 0 Israel Strikes Gaza Terror Targets in Response to Rocket Fire

The strikes were carried out in response to an explosive device that detonated on the Gaza border earlier Saturday, injuring 4 soldiers. Hamas blamed Israel's decade-long blockade on the seaside strip for "Gaza's humanitarian catastrophe", which, it says, has been imposed with "a public US support".

World Media David Davis: Brexit will not plunge Britain into Mad Max dystopia
Author: 0 David Davis: Brexit will not plunge Britain into Mad Max dystopia

David Davis , the Brexit Secretary, promised the United Kingdom will not become a "Mad Max-style dystopian" economy after some Brexit supporters urged the nation to kickstart growth by deregulating like Singapore once independent. Senior cabinet ministers are to meet at Chequers later this week to attempt once again to thrash out the government's position as it prepares to enter the next phase of Brexit negotiations on the shape of a new trade deal.

World Media Warm front to break 75-year record in Delmarva region
Author: 0 Warm front to break 75-year record in Delmarva region

Its high temperature of 77 degrees today broke a record that had held since 1939. The record high for Reading on February 21 is 71 and also was set in 1930, according to The Weather Co. Further down the coast in Philadelphia, Wednesday is expected to be 73 degrees, just barely breaking the record high of 72 degrees for Feb, 21, set in 1930.

World Media Ex-cyclone Gita begins to pummel NZ
Author: 0 Ex-cyclone Gita begins to pummel NZ

More than 60 tourists, mostly from China, are reportedly trapped inside two tour buses in Whataroa, on the South Island, as the eye of the storm passes through. Residents have been urged to stay inside and not to travel unless absolutely necessary. The storm from Cyclone Gita has passed over the South Island and is now moving offshore to the south-east, allowing wind and rain to ease in many areas.

World Media Venezuela about to launch its 'petro' cryptocurrency
Author: 0 Venezuela about to launch its 'petro' cryptocurrency

After four years of a worsening economic crisis, the Petro could be one way for Venezuela to circumvent American and European sanctions that prohibit traditional investment in the country due to its authoritarian regime . Vice President Tareck El Aissami said in a statement Tuesday that the Petro would "create trust and investor confidence on the national and worldwide markets".

World Media Jackson Local Schools in OH on lockdown after student shoots himself
Author: 0 Jackson Local Schools in OH on lockdown after student shoots himself

The student has been transported to a local hospital. School Superintendent Christopher DiLoreto said the school is still considering whether there will be classes Wednesday. The incident happened around 7:51 a.m. on the school grounds at 7355 Mudbrook St. NW. School officials are working on an orderly dismissal. "They said, "You can't come in, there is something happening", he recalled.

World Media 'It's guns like this that takes away lives'
Author: 0 'It's guns like this that takes away lives'

He was making a statement about the weapon and how he says there's no real need. Mr Pappalardo is relating to Thursday's school massacre that killed 17 people and left dozens injured, and has led to public rallies calling for the U.S. He acknowledged that destroying guns isn't the solution and there isn't any single answer because there will always be people who want to kill and will find a way to do it.

World Media Mueller Charges Lawyer With Lying During Investigation
Author: 0 Mueller Charges Lawyer With Lying During Investigation

It stems from a part of the special counsel's investigation into Paul Manafort, Trump's former campaign chair, and Rick Gates , a former campaign aide and longtime business associate of Manafort. According to the document, van der Zwaan is accused of making false statements about his last communication with Gates, which the document says took place in mid-August 2016 and consisted of an "innocuous text message".

World Media 79% vote in Tripura where LF faces challenge from BJP
Author: 0 79% vote in Tripura where LF faces challenge from BJP

CPI-M and CPI together are having 51 out of total 60 Assembly seats in the state. The BJP is contesting in alliance with the Indigenous People's Front of Tripura. The counting of the votes will take place on March 3. There are 25,73,413 electorate, of whom 13,05,375 are males and 12,68,027 women while the number of third gender voters is 11.

World Media Indian police arrest three more PNB executives in $1.8 billion fraud probe
Author: 0 Indian police arrest three more PNB executives in $1.8 billion fraud probe

The three people arrested include former deputy bank manager Gokulnath Shetty , who was working in the foreign exchange department at the Brady House branch, and Mr Manoj Kharat. Agencies are investigating their dubious role that reflects either "lackadaisical attitude" or complicity with Modi and the co-accused , who embezzled several thousands of crores of rupees via fraudulent Letters of Undertakings (LoU), the report said.

World Media Germany's Merkel taps new CDU secretary-general as potential successor
Author: 0 Germany's Merkel taps new CDU secretary-general as potential successor

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is reported to favor the governor of Saarland state to run her center-right party's day-to-day operations. Known as "secretary-general" in the German system, the role of party chairman is more powerful and independent than in United Kingdom politics , but does not come with a cabinet seat.

World Media Indian mob storms police station, kills alleged child rapist
Author: 0 Indian mob storms police station, kills alleged child rapist

They were being questioned by police over the rape, mutilation and murder of a girl whose badly disfigured body was discovered in the tea estate where they lived. Later, the mob dumped the bodies at the road intersection and dispersed. "Some policemen have also sustained injuries in the attack", Hindustan Times quoted Apur Bitin, DIG (Eastern Range) of Arunachal Pradesh Police, as saying.

World Media Schumer rips Trump's 'appalling' proposal to ax money for gun background checks
Author: 0 Schumer rips Trump's 'appalling' proposal to ax money for gun background checks

Sen. Chuck Schumer blasted President Trump's budget proposal for stripping millions from the background check system used to prevent criminals and the mentally ill from getting guns. USA president Donald Trump supports efforts to improve the national background check system for gun purchasers, the White House said on Monday, potentially giving impetus to a limited legislative effort after last week's massacre in Florida.

World Media Tehran: Plane crashed in Iran, killing 65 passengers
Author: 0 Tehran: Plane crashed in Iran, killing 65 passengers

The plane, an ATR 72-200, was on a flight to Yasuj in southwest Iran when it crashed in mountainous terrain about an hour out of Tehran . As night approached, bad weather prevented helicopters searching the probable crash site but emergency workers were scouring the mountainous area by land, the television said.

World Media Survey Ranks US Presidents On 'Overall Greatness'
Author: 0 Survey Ranks US Presidents On 'Overall Greatness'

First, George W. Bush has risen 5 places (40.42), moving to 30th in this ranking. President George Washington remained atop the list in the #1 spot among Republicans. Trump didn't even rank well among self-identified Republicans and conservatives, coming in 40th. He surprisingly scored highest for communicating with the public and lowest for embodying institutional norms.

World Media Terracotta Warrior Thumb Theft Should Be 'Severely Punished': China
Author: 0 Terracotta Warrior Thumb Theft Should Be 'Severely Punished': China

Comments from an unnamed official from the same organization also appeared in the Beijing Qingnian Bao, a Communist newspaper, calling the crime a "destruction and theft of mankind's cultural heritage", according to the New York Times . It was on display at Philadelphia's Franklin Institute when the vandalism took place. When an FBI agent asked Mr Rohana if he had anything in his possession that he wanted to turn over to the FBI, Daily Mail reports he immediately went to his bedroom and ...

World Media Trump blames Obama for inaction over Russian Federation meddling
Author: 0 Trump blames Obama for inaction over Russian Federation meddling

Practically, the social media tech giant will be sending postcards to ad buyers in a bid to arrest foreign actors from manipulating audience deceitfully during United States elections. As the nation mourned, President Donald Trump kept largely silent about the Florida school shooting victims and the escalating gun control debate, instead raging at the FBI for what he perceived to be a fixation on the Russian Federation investigation at the cost of failing to deter the attack.

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