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World Media SP consolidates leads in Gorakhpur, Phulpur LS seats
Author: 0 SP consolidates leads in Gorakhpur, Phulpur LS seats

Samajwadi Party's Pravin Nishad defeated BJP's Upendra Dutt Shukla by 21,961 votes in Gorakhpur , the seat which was with the party since 1989, while Nagendra Pratap Singh Patel of SP clinched the Phulpur seat drubbing the saffron party's Kaushalendra Singh Patel by 59,460 votes.

World Media UAE is the happiest country in the Arab world, report shows
Author: 0 UAE is the happiest country in the Arab world, report shows

Finland's win bumped last year's victor Norway to second place with the next top countries, Denmark and Iceland also being part of Scandinavia along with the top two. "The countries with the happiest immigrants are not the richest countries, but instead the countries with a more balanced set of social and institutional supports for better lives", the report states.

World Media After Tillerson, embattled VA secretary could be next, Trump's advisers say
Author: 0 After Tillerson, embattled VA secretary could be next, Trump's advisers say

Trump invited Perry to the White House for lunch on Monday but did not formally offer him the job. In a December 4 internal email obtained by the AP, Jake Leinenkugel, a senior aide installed as part of a Cabinet-wide program to monitor secretaries' loyalty, said Shulkin was becoming increasingly distrustful and regarded Camilo Sandoval, a senior adviser in VA's health arm, as a White House "spy".

World Media Kiwi skier Adam Hall wins bronze medal at Paralympics
Author: 0 Kiwi skier Adam Hall wins bronze medal at Paralympics

Team USA is looking for its third consecutive gold medal. He earlier won the gold medal in men's Super Combined event. "It is fantastic news that Pyeongchang 2018 has now sold a record number of tickets to the Paralympic Winter Games, beating the record previously set in Sochi", said Parsons.

World Media UConn opens NCAA Tourney Saturday at home
Author: 0 UConn opens NCAA Tourney Saturday at home

The Huskies won't make it a third time this season as the men's team failed to make the field, but 20 schools still have the opportunity to bring home both trophies. Notre Dame is the fourth 1-seed in the eyes of the selection committee, and the Fighting Irish will begin play on March 16 with Big West tournament champion CSUN being the opposition.

World Media GKN rejects Melrose's new £8.1bn offer
Author: 0 GKN rejects Melrose's new £8.1bn offer

According to the FTSE 100 firm, the new bid does not reflect the value of GKN's "world class aerospace business" or the benefits of combining GKN Driveline and Dana Incorporated - GKN last week agreed to merge its auto parts business with the USA firm in a deal worth $6.1bn (£4.4bn).

World Media Microsoft expands the Cloud - including Swiss Datacenters
Author: 0 Microsoft expands the Cloud - including Swiss Datacenters

Its Azure cloud is now in 42 regions globally. In addition, the Microsoft Cloud in France is officially open with the general availability of Microsoft Azure and Microsoft Office 365 today, according to a blog post by Jason Zander, corporate vice president, Microsoft Azure.

World Media Germany coalition deal: Merkel takes power after hard talks
Author: 0 Germany coalition deal: Merkel takes power after hard talks

Before two police officers brought him down, the man shouted "Please, Mrs. Merkel, help me". Merkel's newest, and probably her last, team "is much like her - dependable, if a bit boring", says Politico . "We have a lot of work ahead of us", Merkel said after the formal signing of the coalition deal with the SPD on Monday. Merkel, 63, has long dismissed the notion that she should be regarded as the "leader of the free world" following the election of Trump, who is unpopular in Germany and ...

World Media Pi(e) Day deals on pizza and sweet treats
Author: 0 Pi(e) Day deals on pizza and sweet treats

And if you don't feel like going out, try cooking up one of our favorite pie recipes . The annual day is celebrated on March 14 - or 3.14. Boston Market: Offering free chicken pot pie with purchase of one pot pie and drink. Deal only good for online orders . Whole Foods: Whole Foods will offer 3.14 off large bakery pies all day Wednesday. Blaze Pizza at the St.

World Media In Context: Did Hillary Clinton call Wisconsin 'backwards'?
Author: 0 In Context: Did Hillary Clinton call Wisconsin 'backwards'?

Divisiveness from Clinton is nothing new (remember, this is the same woman who once said that half of Trump supporters were " deplorables "). Jon Tester, a Democrat up for re-election in Trump-supporting Montana, 'was forced to release an ad today, 8 months before Election Day, attempting to highlight areas of agreement with President Trump '.

World Media Nine trekkers dead in India Tamil Nadu forest fire
Author: 0 Nine trekkers dead in India Tamil Nadu forest fire

The 36-member-team comprised 24 people from Chennai and 12 from Tirupur and Erode districts. Police said the victims were between the ages of 25 and 35. IAF personnel from Sulur airbase in Coimbatore prepare for the rescue operation. The people who died in the fire includes four women, four men and a child.

World Media Trump fires top diplomat Tillerson, replaces him with CIA's Pompeo
Author: 0 Trump fires top diplomat Tillerson, replaces him with CIA's Pompeo

Monday, Kaine tweeted that while a representative, Pompeo had advocated an attack on Iran, and said it was "dangerous" for him to be nominated to head the State Department . However, Maeshima said Japanese officials may face some difficulties in immediately building from scratch a good relationship with Pompeo after working to craft close bonds with Tillerson.

World Media Iraqi PM Reopens Kurdish Airports to International Flights
Author: 0 Iraqi PM Reopens Kurdish Airports to International Flights

Former President of the Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani said that re-opening Kurdistan airports a good step, but issues between Erbil and Baghdad can not be "summarized" merely through airport and budget matters. The UN special envoy to Iraq, Jan Kubis, said the move was a " significant positive step that is certain to boost the atmosphere of partnership cooperation" between the two sides.

World Media PM launches campaign to eradicate TB by 2025
Author: 0 PM launches campaign to eradicate TB by 2025

The Prime Minister said front-line workers played a crucial role in TB elimination along with the people who had demonstrated great courage in defeating this disease. In the last three years, the rate of immunisation against the disease has grown to 6% annually from 1% in 2014, he claimed . "The pace of the immunisation coverage earlier was inching ahead by just one per cent".

World Media Finance Bill to be taken up in Lok Sabha at noon
Author: 0 Finance Bill to be taken up in Lok Sabha at noon

Meanwhile, Rajya Sabha has been postponed till 2 PM amid protest. Even as Parliament remained paralysed for the seventh consecutive day on Tuesday since it started second phase of the budget session on March 5, the government dropped first hint of winding up the session early, maybe this week itself, instead of the scheduled closure on April 6.

World Media UP bypoll: Samjwadi Party ahead in Gorakhpur; comfortably leads in Phulpur
Author: 0 UP bypoll: Samjwadi Party ahead in Gorakhpur; comfortably leads in Phulpur

The Samajwadi Party was leading in the Gorakhpur and Phulpur by-polls late in the morning. The Bharatiya Janata Party has taken an early lead in Gorakhpur Lok Sabha constituency while the Samajwadi Party is leading in Phulpur. According to the EC, there are 19.61 lakh voters in the Phulpur Parliamentary constituency, while the Gorakhpur Lok Sabha seat has 19.49 lakh voters.

World Media Marshal Fatally Shoots Crips Gang Member Attacking Court Witness
Author: 0 Marshal Fatally Shoots Crips Gang Member Attacking Court Witness

The witness, who was another gang member, managed to avoid Angilau's attack by moving to the corner of the courtroom and was unharmed. At this point, the 24-second-long reveals an U.S. Faces of the judge, attorneys and jurors are blurred out and the agency declined comment about the release of the video. However, Angilau's family thinks a jury should see the video to decide if the marshal used appropriate force, according to the family attorney Robert Sykes .

World Media Trump seeking to slap steep tariff on Chinese imports says report
Author: 0 Trump seeking to slap steep tariff on Chinese imports says report

We chose to take a closer look at how these industries have fared over time. For now, South Korea has to deal with American tariffs on steel imports . The Times concludes, "It's a problem that the Trump administration needs to address - and soon". Note the president referred to China's "massive Trade Deficit with the United States".

World Media US, EU Countries Discuss Fate of Iran Nuclear Deal
Author: 0 US, EU Countries Discuss Fate of Iran Nuclear Deal

If Trump opts to reimpose US sanctions on Iran after May 12, European Union officials have warned that Brussels might try to block the American measures and protect European companies investing in the Iranian market. "However, my understanding is he doesn't want the deal to disappear", said a former senior US official. In Washington, Democrats in Congress and retired diplomats voiced concern that the collapse of the Iran deal could undermine high-stakes talks planned for May between Trump ...

World Media Still in alliance with BJP, but will fight for Andhra's rights: TDP
Author: 0 Still in alliance with BJP, but will fight for Andhra's rights: TDP

Asked about the YSR Congress' demand that the TDP should either move or support a no-confidence motion against the Modi government, he said moving such a motion against an ally would be "unethical". So I am requesting... Chandrababu Naidu has directed MPs to explain to everyone about the state of affairs in the Parliament and continue the fight till demands are fulfilled and justice is delivered.

World Media ICE Spokesman Resigns Because Trump Administration Spreads Falsehoods
Author: 0 ICE Spokesman Resigns Because Trump Administration Spreads Falsehoods

That despite the fact that President Donald Trump said that the agency would have netted "close to 1,000 people" had it not been for Schaaf. He explained that the enforcement agency would have been unlikely to capture all of the roughly 1,000 undocumented immigrants in the area that it had targeted, and that it was incorrect to identify those who were not detained as threats to public safety.

World Media Video Purportedly Shows Navy Pilot's Encounter With A UFO
Author: 0 Video Purportedly Shows Navy Pilot's Encounter With A UFO

Mellon, who is also an advisor to the private research firm called To the Stars Academy of Arts and Science , wrote that the sightings of highly advanced aircrafts much superior to the ones in the United States have hinted at a possibility of some countries going much ahead of others in technology or an evidence of an alien civilization.

World Media Eight CRPF personnel killed in Maoist attack in Sukma
Author: 0 Eight CRPF personnel killed in Maoist attack in Sukma

Read this story in Bengali Still, security forces have had some success deaing with such attacks . Those killed in the encounter were: assistant sub-inspector RKS Tomar, constable Ajay Kumar Yadav, constable Manoranjan Lanka, constable Jitendra Singh, constable Shobhit Sharma, constable Manoj Singh, constable Dharmendra Singh, constable Chandra HS and head constable Lakshman.

World Media Jeff Flake to Write Bill to Nullify Trump Tariffs
Author: 0 Jeff Flake to Write Bill to Nullify Trump Tariffs

The Trump administration's economic plan to implement a 25 percent steel tariff and a 10 percent aluminum tariff, and with potential exemptions for bilateral trade partners, is being met with resistance within the president's own Republican Party.

World Media OECD sees trade boosting global growth to 7-year high
Author: 0 OECD sees trade boosting global growth to 7-year high

Governments should stick to established rules of trade and avoid escalating disputes if they want to safeguard economic growth and protect jobs, the OECD said on Tuesday. Fiscal easing in Germany's coalition agreement was seen lifting growth in the euro zone's biggest economy to 2.4 per cent this year (+0.1 percentage point) and 2.2 per cent in 2019 (+0.3).

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