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World Media Zimbabwe will still mark 'Robert Mugabe Day'
Author: 0 Zimbabwe will still mark 'Robert Mugabe Day'

February 21 is still a holiday in the southern African nation, but, unlike in previous years, huge amounts of money have not been spent on extravagant celebrations or outlandish birthday cakes. "Who cares about Mugabe now?" said Tendekai Savanhu, a street vendor and avowed opposition supporter. Speaking earlier this week at an ideological training seminar at the University of Zimbabwe, Zanu-PF youth league secretary Pupurai Togarepi said youths in the country will mark the day by doing ...

World Media 18 killed in Somalia twin car bomb attacks
Author: 0 18 killed in Somalia twin car bomb attacks

Armed militants reportedly stormed the building after the auto exploded. "We heard two big explosions, and gunfire is still echoing in two different directions of the city", Mogadishu resident Nur Abdulle told VOA. Twin auto bombs killed 18 people in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Friday in an attack by the Islamist militant group al Shabaab, but security forces shot dead five assailants, officials said.

World Media 'Global Watchdog Puts Pakistan Back On Terrorist Financing Watchlist'
Author: 0 'Global Watchdog Puts Pakistan Back On Terrorist Financing Watchlist'

It adopted a report to the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors and FATF Guidance on Counter Proliferation Financing. A global money-laundering watchdog has chose to place Pakistan back on its terrorist financing watchlist, a government official said on Friday, in a likely blow to Pakistan's economy and its strained relations with the US.

World Media Michael Porter Jr. cleared for all basketball activities
Author: 0 Michael Porter Jr. cleared for all basketball activities

Porter Jr., who was the No. 1 recruit in the nation prior to committing to Missouri , played just two minutes in the the Tigers' season opener against Iowa State. "There is no point in playing the guy if he gives you five minutes a game", he said. To feel it out. Missouri is 18-10 overall and 8-7 in the SEC, and NCAA tournament projections have them in the 7-seed range.

World Media Atalanta apologise to Batshuayi for racism
Author: 0 Atalanta apologise to Batshuayi for racism

Atalanta president Antonio Percassi later apologised to the Dortmund striker. The Belgium global, on loan from Chelsea, played the entire 90 minutes as substitute Marcel Schmelzer's 82nd-minute equaliser salvaged a 1-1 draw on the night which sent Dortmund into the last 16 with a 4-3 aggregate victory.

World Media Greyhound's decision to cut, reduce routes in BC 'unfortunate,' minister says
Author: 0 Greyhound's decision to cut, reduce routes in BC 'unfortunate,' minister says

The three-member PTB panel's licence amendment decision Wednesday also allowed the company to stop servicing a number of stops along 10 of its existing routes. The province established a public bus route between Prince George and Prince Rupert in April of 2017. The extent of the cuts also includes all routes through Northern B.C., on Vancouver Island and various other main routes across the province.

World Media Jeremy Corbyn warns press critics of 'change' in response to spy speculation
Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn warns press critics of 'change' in response to spy speculation

Sarkocy's allegations came under increased scrutiny after he alleged Corbyn would keep him posted on Margaret Thatcher while he was a backbencher in the '80s. Well, we've got news for them: Change is coming. Sharing the video on Twitter , Labour MP John Woodcock said: "Are we really threatening the press with more regulation because they printed a story we didn't like?" "There is no possibility that he was at a meeting with the a Czech diplomat, or someone posing as a Czech diplomat, in ...

World Media In honor of Rev. Billy Graham
Author: 0 In honor of Rev. Billy Graham

I was afraid that journalists had found a disgruntled family member who would disparage Dr. Somehow you knew that the worst that could happen to you would be an injury that would send you home, where you would recover fully in the presence of those who love you.

Author: 0 N. Korea to send delegation to PyeongChang closing ceremony

Kim Yo Jong and the North's nominal head of state were the most senior North Korean officials to visit the South in more than a decade. Ivanka will lead her country's delegation to the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Sunday.

World Media Forecasters: More snow expected locally this evening
Author: 0 Forecasters: More snow expected locally this evening

Isolated snow showers after 4pm. "The Interstate 80 corridor has had icy problems today and partially melted precipitation will flash freeze and turn to ice", stated the advisory. Monday - Snow. High near 31. Current forecast models suggest snow totals to be anywhere between 4 and 8 inches Saturday through Sunday night, with locally higher amounts ( 6 to 12 inches ) from south/southeastern Minnesota (including the Minneapolis metro area ) through northwestern Wisconsin .

World Media Woman taken into custody after driving into barrier near White House
Author: 0 Woman taken into custody after driving into barrier near White House

Secret Service . The Secret Service said no law enforcement officials were injured. Law enforcement officers were gathered around a white van that appeared to have its back window shattered. Security agencies have ruled out any terror angle and said that the accident was not related to President Trump, even though they said it was intentionally done by the woman.

Author: 0 Trump Doubles Down On Wanting Armed Staff At Schools

Mr Trump said the "evil massacre" of 17 people at a Florida high school last week had "broken our hearts". President Trump has made a determined push for arming school teachers after the Parkland, Florida , shooting last week, but voters appear divided on the issue, a new CBS News poll reveals .

World Media New organ opt-out legislation passes second reading by MPs
Author: 0 New organ opt-out legislation passes second reading by MPs

Now there are 25 million people on the voluntary organ donor register in Britain. Today is a big day for the topic of organ donation in England, because a debate took place in the House of Commons regarding the topic of an opt-out system - also known as "presumed consent".

World Media What did president Trump say at CPAC? Watch his speech here
Author: 0 What did president Trump say at CPAC? Watch his speech here

John McCain , the ailing Arizona Republican, he lashed out at his vote against a health care repeal that many Republicans backed. But he's refusing to mention the cancer-stricken senator by name. Then Trump asked the crowd which priority they'd pick if they only had a choice of one. "We salute our great American flag, we put our hands on our hearts for the pledge of Allegiance, and we all PROUDLY STAND for the National Anthem", Trump said Friday morning.

World Media China takes over Anbang, prosecutes ex-chairman
Author: 0 China takes over Anbang, prosecutes ex-chairman

The Chinese authorities have seized control of the privately owned insurance conglomerate of Anbang Group, known for its $1.95 billion acquisition of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in Manhattan and has indicted its chairman for economic crimes.

World Media Nawaz Sharif slams SC decision
Author: 0 Nawaz Sharif slams SC decision

Addressing the crowd, Nawaz Sharif said he will fight all conspiracies against him tooth and nail and strengthen parliament with the support of the masses. Sharif's relatives and party leaders, who were appointed illegally, were being used for the same, he added. Raza Ahmad Rumi, an editor at the Daily Times Pakistan, said while the decision "was not unexpected", it was "a miscalculation by [the] powers-that-be".

World Media Pakistan, India to attend TAPI groundbreaking ceremony
Author: 0 Pakistan, India to attend TAPI groundbreaking ceremony

The 1840-kilometer (1140-mile) TAPI pipeline is to carry 33 billion cubic meters of gas a year, an important new export outlet for Turkmenistan whose economy centers on its vast natural gas reserves. The prime minster was officially invited by the presidents of Turkmenistan and Afghanistan for attending the groundbreaking ceremonies of the gas pipeline project.

World Media Trump blasts Russia's actions in Syria as 'a humanitarian disgrace'
Author: 0 Trump blasts Russia's actions in Syria as 'a humanitarian disgrace'

U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley on February 21 said "It's time to take immediate action in the hopes of saving the lives of the men, women, and children who are under attack by the barbaric Assad regime". The Security Council's 15 members were unable to reach an agreement on draft text and delayed the vote three times on Friday before putting it off for yet another day.

World Media Florida school shooting survivors grill lawmakers during emotional town hall meeting
Author: 0 Florida school shooting survivors grill lawmakers during emotional town hall meeting

Florida Senators Marco Rubio , Bill Nelson , and U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch , D-Fla., answered questions from students, parents and teachers about their stance on gun control . "If Isis were to visit us or our communities at any moment, the last line of defense between Isis and my family is the ability that I have to protect my family from them or from a criminal or anyone else who seeks to do us harm", he said.

World Media Myanmar destroying evidence of mass atrocities against Rohingya Muslims
Author: 0 Myanmar destroying evidence of mass atrocities against Rohingya Muslims

He said many of these villages were scenes of atrocities against Rohingya and should have been preserved for further investigation. They suggest that the demolitions are ongoing. At least 9,000 Rohingya were killed in Rakhine state from August 25 to September 24, according to Doctors without Borders. Myanmar bars independent media access to Rakhine state.

World Media 'Beast from the East' set to blast Scotland with Siberian chill
Author: 0 'Beast from the East' set to blast Scotland with Siberian chill

A forecaster revealed: "High pressure over Scandinavia continuing to influence our weather with mostly dry conditions at first but then becoming exceptionally cold with wintry showers becoming widespread early next week". However it will remain cold, particularly in the easterly breeze. "Lowest temperatures of around -1C to 2C in the east and north with some frost, but not as cold further south and west under cloudier skies with minimum temperatures around 3C or 4C".

World Media Israel's Netanyahu lauds United States announcement of embassy move to Jerusalem
Author: 0 Israel's Netanyahu lauds United States announcement of embassy move to Jerusalem

The anniversary of Israel's founding is mourned by Palestinians as the Nakba , or "catastrophe". It "reaffirms our position that the United States can no longer be part of the peace process", he added. The ribbon could be cut in time for Israel's Independence Day , Yom Ha'atzmaut, which takes place in April. The May opening marks a significant acceleration.

World Media No profiting from office, Trump Jr. says
Author: 0 No profiting from office, Trump Jr. says

In response to a query by a U.S. senator, the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi said Thursday that its staff did not advise or assist Donald Trump Jr . on a foreign policy address he is set to give Friday while on a private business trip to India.

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