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World Media Timor-Leste gets its cherished boundary
Author: 0 Timor-Leste gets its cherished boundary

It will come into force once it has received parliamentary approval in both countries. Some now fear the new maritime border agreement could trigger a trilateral negotiation over an Indonesian claim for a share of Greater Sunrise. "To see this ceremony is like the complement of that day, and to be here today is an enormous privilege and fills my heart with joy". The statement called the treaty "a testament to the efficacy and importance of resolving disputes peacefully and in accordance ...

World Media Davide Astori: Fiorentina And Cagliari Retire Defender's Number 13 Shirt
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Initial reports claimed the centre-back, who spent his formative years at Italian giants AC Milan, had died of a heart attack but an official cause of death has not been declared. Astori made 289 Serie A appearances over 10 seasons and won 14 caps for the Italian national team. Juventus captain Gianluigi Buffon, a former Italy goalkeeper, posted a picture of himself with Astori on Instagram.

World Media The 'Bachelor' finale leaves both women stunned
Author: 0 The 'Bachelor' finale leaves both women stunned

Like, enough that each family member specifically mentioned her by name to Becca . Is Arie a robot? After 25 minutes of agonizing apologies and crying - and Becca's continued requests for Arie to leave the house - he finally got in a vehicle and left his jilted fiancée crying alone.

World Media Turkey court rejects appeal to free Greek soldiers
Author: 0 Turkey court rejects appeal to free Greek soldiers

Sources in Athens have expressed concern that Ankara may try to use the case of the two Greek soldiers as leverage for the extradition by Greece of eight Turkish servicemen accused of taking part in a botched coup in the summer of 2016. This incident comes amid an ongoing row between the two neighbors over the extradition of a soldier. The soldiers told prosecutors last week that they had erroneously entered through a border crossing after "following footprints in the snow in an attempt to ...

World Media Democrats hit highest midterm turnout since 2002
Author: 0 Democrats hit highest midterm turnout since 2002

Polling places in El Paso and far West Texas closed at 8 p.m. CST, an hour later than the rest of the state. For example, Wednesday morning Axios ran the headline "Texas-sized wins for women, Dems". Five signed up for retiring Republican Rep. Darrell Issa's seat in San Diego County. The Texas Senate race may be locked up but Democrats running for House seats are set for runoffs in three party targeted races for Republican-held seats in counties Hillary Clinton won in 2016.

World Media Hundreds attend State House hearings on gun-related bills
Author: 0 Hundreds attend State House hearings on gun-related bills

With signage of the bill, teachers plan to head back to their classrooms after nearly two weeks of rallies, pickets and chants ricocheting off the marble walls of the Capitol, which they also filled to capacity Monday. Sen. Ben Chafin opposed the broader measure in the Senate Tuesday because he said many constituents who use their phones while driving would complain.

World Media United States wary of North Korea weapons advances while talks take place
Author: 0 United States wary of North Korea weapons advances while talks take place

True, the North's reported pronouncements are conditional and open-ended. They further reported that the North was open to negotiations with the United States and could suspend all missile and nuclear tests during this period. On-and-off six-nation disarmament negotiations were later held in China from 2003 to 2008. In 2010, the country stunned the region by unveiling a small, industrial-scale uranium enrichment facility that could allow it a second route to manufacture nuclear weapons.

World Media Protests outside UK Parliament ahead of Saudi Crown Prince's visit
Author: 0 Protests outside UK Parliament ahead of Saudi Crown Prince's visit

Elsewhere in the megacity, Saudi Arabia says it plans on building up to 50 resorts and four cities as part of another domestic tourism initiative. "People should be protesting in support, not in opposition", he said . This would be spread across sectors including finance, education, healthcare, renewable energy and defence, May's office said. O'Donnell's "60 Minutes" conversation with the heir to the Saudi throne will be his first US television interview.

World Media Sierra Leone: Voters head to polls to elect new president
Author: 0 Sierra Leone: Voters head to polls to elect new president

Still, whoever gains the presidency today will inherit a hard position. President Weah then admonished all Sierra Leoneans to put their country first. The Institute for Governance Reform (IGR), a Freetown-based think tank, released a report saying there was a "growing willingness on the part of the electorate to consider policy proposals over ethnic considerations in voter choice".

World Media One militant, 3 accomplices killed in Shopian: Army
Author: 0 One militant, 3 accomplices killed in Shopian: Army

The police said his identity too is being ascertained. "A joint mobile vehicle check post near Pohan in Shopian was sacked upon by militants at 8:00 pm ( local time) from a vehicle". In major parts of the Srinagar city as well as major towns and villages of the Valley , restriction have been imposed. The territory's Public Service Commission (PSC) has postponed the examination for four papers that were scheduled to be held today.

World Media Ubisoft cracks down on Rainbow Six: Siege vocal abuse
Author: 0 Ubisoft cracks down on Rainbow Six: Siege vocal abuse

Robinson writes that the frequency at which any particular player uses language that violates the game's Code of Conduct will be tracked, with appropriate bans handed out on a case-by-case basis. Regardless, Ubisoft have announced that they are hoping to crack down on hate speech in the team-based shooter via a new ban-system. This will function similarly to the global broadcast system that's used when someone has been banned for cheating.

World Media After Lenin and Periyar, now Ambedkar's statue demolished in Uttar Pradesh
Author: 0 After Lenin and Periyar, now Ambedkar's statue demolished in Uttar Pradesh

On Wednesday, Modi "strongly condemned" the vandalism of statues in many states triggered by razing of Communist hero Lenin's statue in Tripura on Monday, an act condoned by BJP leaders followed by a similar incident in Tamil Nadu . The petitioner alleged that Raja's comments instigated violence in the state resulting in attack on a Periyar statue allegedly by BJP cadres at Tirupattur yesterday.

World Media Elizabeth Warren Blasts Fellow Democrats for Supporting a Massive Bank Deregulation Bill
Author: 0 Elizabeth Warren Blasts Fellow Democrats for Supporting a Massive Bank Deregulation Bill

Department of the Treasury and one of the architects of Dodd-Frank. Several Democratic lawmakers facing tough re-election races this year have broken ranks with Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. They argue they must respond to the distinct political and banking needs in their states, which they say have been hurt by consolidation in the banking industry since Dodd-Frank was enacted.

World Media FM: Committed to Andhra Pradesh special package
Author: 0 FM: Committed to Andhra Pradesh special package

But he was not reachable. It is clear that Naidu and his party saw Arun Jaitley's comment as an insult. Andhra Pradesh chief minister Chandrababu Naidu. Naidu said that even before pulling his ministers out of the government, he tried to reach out to PM Modi but received no response. The protesters claim that the bifurcation caused a huge revenue deficit for the successor Andhra Pradesh.

World Media No chaos in White House, says Donald Trump
Author: 0 No chaos in White House, says Donald Trump

The president's remarks came the same day as the first primaries of 2018 occur in Texas. Democrats also pressed Coats to explain why Trump hadn't authorized the intelligence community to do more to prevent Russian aggression. But he insisted, contrary to media reports (and a large number of vacancies in key positions), he has no trouble finding people to work in his administration.

World Media Rex Tillerson mourns and lauds Kenya on eve of Africa visit
Author: 0 Rex Tillerson mourns and lauds Kenya on eve of Africa visit

The African Union, which represents 55 countries in the continent, demanded an apology by Trump and a group of African ambassadors to the United Nations also denounced the comments, saying that they were 'scandalous, racist and xenophobic.' After more than one year in the post, Trump has not appointed any head of the U.S.

World Media Trump refuses to back down on tariffs, as trade war looms
Author: 0 Trump refuses to back down on tariffs, as trade war looms

Trump has threatened 25 percent tax on steel and 10 percent tax on aluminum, all in the name of protecting USA manufacturers. Both the USA and Canada say they are running trade surpluses with each other. Mexico must do much more on stopping drugs from pouring into the US They have not done what needs to be done. Resistance to the United States president Donald Trump's pledge to slap tariffs on steel and aluminium imports gathered pace on Tuesday, as senior Republicans voiced ...

World Media Everything You Need to Know About International Women's Day on March 8
Author: 0 Everything You Need to Know About International Women's Day on March 8

The year 2017, was a year dedicated to women and the issues faced by them. The day is mostly marked with art events, talks, rallies and conferences. Observed since the 1900s, it reportedly started in 1909 as National Woman's Day, thanks to the Socialist Party of America, which "designated this day in honour of the 1908 garment workers' strike in NY, where women protested against working conditions", according to the UN.

World Media Relief supply delays add stress in quake-ravaged PNG Highlands
Author: 0 Relief supply delays add stress in quake-ravaged PNG Highlands

Early Monday morning, a 7.5-magnitude quake tore through a largely rural region of Papua New Guinea, about 50 miles south of Porgera. The affected region is roughly 600 kilometres north-west of the capital Port Moresby. According to the Red Cross, at least 67 people were killed in the natural disaster, and hundreds more are believed to have been injured. "Every little movement scares them", James Komengi, a United Church project officer, told Reuters.

World Media Donald Trump Previews More White House Departures: 'No Chaos, Only Great Energy'
Author: 0 Donald Trump Previews More White House Departures: 'No Chaos, Only Great Energy'

Trump also suggested that more departures could be coming. Here's a look at the major instances of staff drama in the White House this week. "There's a new "air of anxiety and volatility - with an uncontrollable commander in chief at its center", reported Philip Rucker , Ashley Parker and Josh Dawsey of the Washington Post in a story headlined, "Aides see a president isolated and on edge" in the Sunday print edition and "'Pure madness': "Dark days inside the White House as Trump ...

World Media Emergency declared in Sri Lanka to quell riots
Author: 0 Emergency declared in Sri Lanka to quell riots

Anti-Muslim riots have left two people dead and more than 100 homes and shops ablaze in the popular hill resort of Kandy. Some people were instigating violence through Facebook , the government said, warning of tough action against such people.

World Media French FM Visits Iran to Talk Ballistic Missiles and Syria
Author: 0 French FM Visits Iran to Talk Ballistic Missiles and Syria

Talks are expected to focus on Iran's involvement in the Syrian Civil war and Iran's ballistic missile program, which both Le Drian and French President Emmanuel Macron have criticized Iran's missile program in recent weeks, with Le Drian stating that Iran's ballistic missile capacity anxious France "enormously".

World Media Australians find message in German after 132 years
Author: 0 Australians find message in German after 132 years

The note in the bottle, which was dated 12 June 1886, was jettisoned from the German ship Paula , as part of an experiment into ocean and shipping routes by the German Naval Observatory. "When you looked at the year, and it said 1800 I thought well that's pretty significant", said Kym Illman . "After much digging, we were able to make out the date, the coordinates, the ship's name and direction of the voyage (Cardiff in Wales to Makassar in the Dutch East Indies, now Indonesia)", Mr Illman ...

World Media Almost 75000 still without power as MA cleans up from storm
Author: 0 Almost 75000 still without power as MA cleans up from storm

More than 387,000 people were still without power in MA, according to the state's Emergency Management Agency, after initial reports of 450,000 without electricity. U.S. president Donald Trump was forced to fly out of Dulles instead of Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, while travelling to the funeral of Rev. Billy Graham at North Carolina.

World Media TN BJP leader wants Periyar statue demolished, faces ire
Author: 0 TN BJP leader wants Periyar statue demolished, faces ire

This memorandum said, "The Polit Bureau of the CPI (M) wishes to bring to your notice that after the election results to the Legislative Assembly in Tripura are out, the goons of the BJP have unleashed a reign of terror and all-round attack on the members and supporters of the CPI (M), their houses, Party offices and mass organization offices throughout the state".

Author: 0 The Significance of Primary Elections in 2018

Bush is facing three Republican primary challengers, including his predecessor in the job, Jerry Patterson. Early turnout numbers are showing that twice as many Democrats are coming out than did last midterm, said show co-host Chris Cuomo, but Hensarling said he's going to wait to see what happens in November.

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