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World Media Egypt's Sisi re-elected for second term with 97% of votes
Author: 0 Egypt's Sisi re-elected for second term with 97% of votes

Sisi was widely expected to win since his rival, little-known politician Mousa Mostafa Mousa, previously offered his support to Sisi and barely campaigned in the run-up to the election, Efe news agency reported . Sisi said he had wanted more candidates to run and that he had had nothing to do with the opposition withdrawals. Sisi first took office after toppling Egypt's first freely elected president, the Muslim Brotherhood's Mohamed Mursi, in a coup d'état in 2013.

World Media Final Four recap: Villanova 95, Kansas 79
Author: 0 Final Four recap: Villanova 95, Kansas 79

Robinson scored 9 points for MI in the national semifinal win over Loyola-Chicago. They were down by 10 points in the second half with 14:10 left at 41-31 and down five with 7:45 left. "Tonight, just playing with my brothers is a blessing, and we get another chance", Paschall said. Villanova won by a 95-79 final score, and due to the Wildcats' three-point barrage it can be argued that the game wasn't as close as the final margin would indicate.

World Media Ethan Couch, Texas man who invoked
Author: 0 Ethan Couch, Texas man who invoked "Affluenza" defense as a teen, released

Ethan Couch , the so-called "affluenza" teen, is brought into court for his adult court hearing at Tim Curry Justice Center in Fort Worth, Texas April 13, 2016. Ethan Couch has served nearly two years in jail for a revoked probation and is to be freed from the Tarrant County Jail in Fort Worth, Texas. Couch's mother was arrested last week after failing a test for drugs and alcohol.

World Media Deal to evacuate hundreds of civilians from Syria's Douma
Author: 0 Deal to evacuate hundreds of civilians from Syria's Douma

In all around 1,300 people would be evacuated under the deal, Rami Abdel Rahman said, adding that talks on the fate of rebels who hold Douma were still underway. After the last batch left the towns of Jobar, Arbeen, Zamalka and Ayn Tarma on Saturday evening, the entire Eastern Ghouta has become under the government control except for Douma, which is the largest and most densely-populated area in Eastern Ghouta.

World Media Malala Yousafzai ending 1st visit to Pakistan since shooting
Author: 0 Malala Yousafzai ending 1st visit to Pakistan since shooting

The visit - on which she was accompanied by her father, mother, and two brothers - was kept tightly under wraps. Ms Yousafzai is due to meet Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in a ceremony at his office but is unlikely to travel to her home region of Swat due to security concerns, local media reported.

World Media Winnie Mandela: South African anti-apartheid campaigner dies at 81
Author: 0 Winnie Mandela: South African anti-apartheid campaigner dies at 81

While Nelson Mandela sat in prison, confined to intellectual pursuits and letter writing, Winnie Mandela's life on the outside put her in the heart of the struggle. Madikizela-Mandela was born in 1936 and moved to Johannesburg to study social work after graduation. Strikingly attractive and with a steely air - her given name, Nomzamo, means "one who strives" - the 22-year-old Winnie caught the eye of Mandela at a Soweto bus-stop in 1957, starting a whirlwind romance that led to their ...

World Media Trump says deal for young DACA immigrants is 'NO MORE'
Author: 0 Trump says deal for young DACA immigrants is 'NO MORE'

Videgaray also spoke with two officials who have since left the White House: former National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster, and economic adviser Gary Cohn. More than 1,000 would-be migrants have passed through Mexico's southern states of Chiapas and Oaxaca in recent days in a so-called "refugee caravan" organized by USA -based immigrant advocacy group Pueblo Sin Fronteras.

World Media Divided over gay rights, Costa Rica to choose new president
Author: 0 Divided over gay rights, Costa Rica to choose new president

According to the count, Carlos Alvarado, 38, who was executive director of the Social Mixed Institute and Labor Minister in the current government of Luis Guillermo Solis, won 60.74 percent of the votes, while his opponent, the evangelical preacher Fabricio Alvarado, who had finished first in the first round in February with the National Restoration Party (PRN), garnered 39.26 percent of the votes.

World Media More than 136K users' Facebook data is still at loose
Author: 0 More than 136K users' Facebook data is still at loose

There's also been renewed interest in Facebook's data practices recently after news broke that Cambridge Analytica, a third-party data firm, allegedly misused information from tens of millions of Facebook users during the 2016 election campaign.

World Media Sacramento reels from police shooting as activists demand justice
Author: 0 Sacramento reels from police shooting as activists demand justice

Dozens of protesters hit the streets for a fifth consecutive day to call for justice in the wake of the shooting of Stephon Clark . Protesters had gathered around 8:30 p.m. The protests on Friday were the latest in a series voicing outrage over the death of Clark, who was shot by Sacramento police on March 18 while unarmed in the backyard of his grandmother's house.

World Media China's Tiangong-1 space lab set to hit Earth
Author: 0 China's Tiangong-1 space lab set to hit Earth

China launched the Tiangong-1 space lab in September 2011 as a part of their space programme. However, it told the United Nations past year that the space lab had "ceased functioning" in March 2016, without giving any reasons. "While the chances are slim that any of the debris will land in MI, we are monitoring the situation and are prepared to respond quickly if it does", said Chris Kelenske, deputy director of the state's police, emergency management and homeland security division.

World Media China imposing new tariffs on USA meat, fruit, other products
Author: 0 China imposing new tariffs on USA meat, fruit, other products

Beijing is imposing a 25% tariff on USA pork and aluminium scrap and 15% on sparkling wine, steel pipe used by oil and gas companies, and an array of fruits and nuts including apples, walnuts and grapes. US President Donald Trump had on March 23 signed a memorandum that could impose tariffs up to $60 billions on imports from China and restrictions on Chinese investment in America.

World Media USA diplomats expelled from Russian Federation leave Consulate General in St. Petersburg
Author: 0 USA diplomats expelled from Russian Federation leave Consulate General in St. Petersburg

He accused countries of "disregarding all accepted behaviour" and resorting to "open lies and disinformation". IN recent days, relations between Russian Federation and the Western bloc led by the United States and the UK have touched the lowest ebb and to an extent that now comparisons are being drawn of the present day tension to the bitter ideological and military rivalry that existed between the Soviet Union and the West from the 1950s to the end of the 1990s.

World Media Snow, wind, rain. This week has it all!
Author: 0 Snow, wind, rain. This week has it all!

A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for 18 of NJ's 21 counties, as of Sunday morning. It's not an April Fool's joke - some MA commuters are dealing with some wintry weather Monday morning. Highs will stay well below normal for the rest of the week with more slight chance for rain/snow Thursday , Friday and Sunday . "Several centimetres of snow are possible, especially over ground above around 200m, with drifting in strong winds".

World Media MI halts Loyola in Final Four semifinal
Author: 0 MI halts Loyola in Final Four semifinal

No. 1 seed Villanova is rolling Kansas at the half, 47-32. The crux of Villanova's attack was a historic three-point barage. The Wildcats set all kind of records while making all those long-range shots. Saturday night features two NCAA Tournament semifinals at the Alamodome. MI has won 14 games in a row after ending Loyola's 14-game winning streak.

World Media Extremists kill 4 African Union soldiers in southern Somalia
Author: 0 Extremists kill 4 African Union soldiers in southern Somalia

At the same time, the incident had not been confirmed by the African Union Mission to Somalia . Al-Shabab militants also attacked a third AMISOM base in Barawe with mortars. An AMISOM spokesman could not be reached for comment. But, Ugandan army spokesman Brig. "Unfortunately, AMISOM lost four gallant soldiers in the fighting".

World Media Man drags officer during traffic stop
Author: 0 Man drags officer during traffic stop

McGuire and McCrae's race weren't immediately disclosed. Owens continued to run, but stopped when officers threatened to tase him again. In Hall County Court Thursday, Garcia was charged with strangulation, third-degree assault and obstructing a peace officer.

World Media NTR Jr praises Rangasthalam and Ram Charan on twitter
Author: 0 NTR Jr praises Rangasthalam and Ram Charan on twitter

The total collections of Rangasthalam at the end of Friday stands at a whopping $1,214,815 which is remarkable considering that the Telugu superstar's previous release Dhruva minted $1,474 million at the USA Box Office. Ram Charan's movie is expected to crush the record of Jr. With unanimous positive talk and critical applause, Ram Charan-starrer " Rangasthalam " is going great guns at the box office.

World Media Russia Gives Britain One Month To Reduce Diplomats
Author: 0 Russia Gives Britain One Month To Reduce Diplomats

U.S. ambassador John Hunstman was summoned to the Russian foreign ministry on Thursday and told that 60 diplomats from United States missions had a week to leave Russia , as Washington had expelled 60 Russians. Russian Federation denounced the actions as "boorish" and pledged to retaliate. Lavrov promised that Russia would take the same "symmetrical" approach with those countries, promising to expel the same number of diplomats from each of their embassies as they had expelled Russians.

World Media Governor quits in wake of deadly Kemerovo fire in Russian Federation
Author: 0 Governor quits in wake of deadly Kemerovo fire in Russian Federation

In a video address released by his office, Aman Tuleyev said he could no longer remain in office with "such a heavy burden", saying his resignation was the only possible moral course . The official death toll stood at 64, but protesters said they believed the number was higher. I once again extend my condolences. But we have to live, we have to move on.

World Media Dalai Lama marks 60th year of his exile in India
Author: 0 Dalai Lama marks 60th year of his exile in India

The inauguration ceremony was attended by Union minister of state for culture Mahesh Sharma as well as prominent BJP general secretary Ram Madhav at the event. Indian had always given shelter. The events were then shifted to the Tsuglagkhang temple in McLeodganj, the Dalai Lama's home in Dharamsala . He also thanked Jawaharlal Nehru for providing asylum to the Dalai Lama in the country.

World Media NWS: Scattered showers, thunderstorms possible on Peninsula Friday
Author: 0 NWS: Scattered showers, thunderstorms possible on Peninsula Friday

Saturday night , expect a low in the mid-20s and winds gusting as high as 20 to 25 miles per hour, and there is a slight chance of snow. Overnight winds are expected to continue. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. Tonight: A slight chance of showers between 8 p.m. and 2 a.m., then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 a.m.

World Media Arijit Shashwat surrenders in Bhagalpur communal clash case
Author: 0 Arijit Shashwat surrenders in Bhagalpur communal clash case

Bhagalpur Additional District Judge-4, Kumud Ranjan had rejected Shashwat's anticipatory bail petition on Saturday evening. The court did not decide on the anticipatory bail petitions of other accused, namely Abhay Kumar Ghosh, Dev Kumar Pandey, Anup Lal Sah, Pranav Sah, Pramod Verma, Niranjan Singh, Sanjay Singh and Surendra Pathak.

World Media Indore building collapse: MP CM announces ex-gratia
Author: 0 Indore building collapse: MP CM announces ex-gratia

Officials said the rescue operation is underway and many people are still feared trapped inside. Divisional commissioner Sanjay Dubey, while confirming the deaths, said the exact reason for the collapse is not clear. Mr. Chouhan has announced a compensation of Rs. 2 lakh each, for the families of those who died and Rs. 50,000 each, for those who have been injured.

World Media Bengal government, CM took no initiative to control violence: BJP
Author: 0 Bengal government, CM took no initiative to control violence: BJP

Members of Bharatiya Janata Party delegation visited relief camps and violence affected areas. "I have spoken to the police and district administration and have appraised myself of the ground situation in Asansol ". The recent spate of communal violence in Bengal has thrown up two stunningly contradictory responses - one by a minister in the Narendra Modi government, the other by a local imam.

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