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World Media Confident of winning Lok Sabha election: PM Modi
Author: 0 Confident of winning Lok Sabha election: PM Modi

What Yeddyurappa said is his personal view. He said that this would help the BJP win almost 22 MP seats in Karnataka in coming general elections. Yeddyurappa, who is the chief of the BJP unit in Karnataka, on February 27 said the voters of the state, in large numbers, are apparently waiting for their turn to elect BJP nominees and re-elect Narendra Modi as the Prime Minister.

World Media Korea: Kim to stay in Vietnam through Saturday
Author: 0 Korea: Kim to stay in Vietnam through Saturday

Trump touched down late Tuesday night. In contrast to Trump's direct route to the summit, Kim embarked on a two-and-a-half day, 4,000 kilometer (2,500 mile) odyssey through China by train. The KCNA says Kim during his visit to the North Korean embassy on Tuesday urged diplomats at the embassy to work toward deepening cooperation between North Korea and Vietnam .

World Media Netanyahu corruption charges: decision is expected today
Author: 0 Netanyahu corruption charges: decision is expected today

In February previous year, Israeli Police recommended that Netanyahu be indicted in two criminal cases, following a 16-month investigation, and in December they recommended he be indicted in a third. U.S. President Donald Trump, asked at a news conference in Hanoi about Netanyahu's legal troubles, voiced support for the right-wing leader. Ze'ev Rubinstein, a confidant of the Netanyahus, will be charged with bribery.

Author: 0 HUD Official Lynne Patton: Trump 'Sees Success,' Not Color Or Race

Meadows noted that his nieces and nephews are "people of color" and that "it's racist to suggest" he would use a black woman as a prop. Meadows' office did not immediately return a request for comment. "Everyone keeps spinning it as "tokenism" but in my mind, it's just two people who know the President well and disagree", she said. Tlaib reread her remarks and tried to clarify that she's not calling Meadows a racist - that she was describing a racist act.

World Media Macron strikes firmer tone than Merkel on Brexit delay
Author: 0 Macron strikes firmer tone than Merkel on Brexit delay

A motion from the Scottish nationalists requiring Prime Minister Theresa May to rule out immediately a no-deal Brexit "under any and all circumstances" and regardless of exit date was beaten by 324 votes to 288. Jeremy Corbyn said he would continue to push for a version of his Brexit plan despite its overwhelming rejection by the Commons as pressure mounted on Labour to commit to a second referendum.

World Media TikTok fined US$5.7m for allegedly violating child privacy law
Author: 0 TikTok fined US$5.7m for allegedly violating child privacy law

The company has agreed to pay $5.7m (£4.3m) and implement new measures to handle users who say they are under 13. The violations were committed by the newly defunct Musical.ly app, which was folded under TikTok after it was was acquired by Chinese media firm ByteDance for around US$1 billion in 2017.

World Media Wilson-Raybould says she got veiled threats on SNC-Lavalin
Author: 0 Wilson-Raybould says she got veiled threats on SNC-Lavalin

Five things Canadians learned from former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould, in her testimony Wednesday at the House of Commons justice committee. A conviction could mean a 10-year ban on federal work for the company, which specializes in civil engineering and construction, and Wilson-Raybould said the government was anxious the SNC-Lavalin would move its headquarters from Montreal to London if that happened.

World Media Pastor Lukau's church backtracking says man was already alive on arrival
Author: 0 Pastor Lukau's church backtracking says man was already alive on arrival

The customers also allegedly placed "Black Phoenix stickers on their private car" to look credible to Kings & Queens Funeral Services when they went to hire a hearse from them. The Deputy Chairperson of the Commission for the Promotion and Protection of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities, Prof David Mosoma, claimed such stunts were used as a way of getting money from "the hopelessness of our people".

World Media Vatican to open its own investigation — Cardinal George Pell
Author: 0 Vatican to open its own investigation — Cardinal George Pell

After a Sunday Mass in December 1996, Pell discovered two choirboys who had snuck into a priests' change room, known as a sacristy, at Melbourne's St Patrick's cathedral and were drinking ceremonial wine, the court was told. "The situation is therefore a nightmare for the Catholic Church". During preliminary hearings in March 2017, Cardinal Pell's legal team successfully petitioned for the allegations to be heard in two separate trials.

World Media Khamenei Has Reportedly Told Zarif Not To Resign
Author: 0 Khamenei Has Reportedly Told Zarif Not To Resign

Zarif's abrupt announcement on Instagram late on Monday that he was quitting had sparked rumours of mass resignations in the country's diplomatic corps and a petition from parliament urging Rouhani to turn it down. It remains unclear what sparked Zarif's resignation. Both Rouhani and Zarif face growing pressure from hard-liners and the public over the country's unraveling nuclear deal, which both men negotiated.

World Media South Africa, Zimbabwe govts respond to 'resurrection' miracle
Author: 0 South Africa, Zimbabwe govts respond to 'resurrection' miracle

By Tuesday, the Alleluia church had distanced itself from the video, telling local media "it was not a resurrection miracle". They said they were tricked into giving them a hearse by Lukau's representatives who allegedly placed stickers from Black Phoenix on their private auto to appear credible.

Author: 0 Egypt train fire: Deadly blaze at Cairo's main railway station

And I don't know what happened to him, " eyewitness Ibrahim Hussein told Reuters . Top prosecutor Nabil Sadeq opened an urgent investigation into the incident, ordering the formation of a committee to find out the cause of the accident. Footage also showed fire engulfing the train and a nearby platform and people rushing to help the injured. The state railway agency briefly halted all train traffic and ordered the evacuation of the station.The accident triggered adebate among Egyptians , ...

World Media Wild Weather Week: Damaging Winds, Power Outages, Plus Some Snow
Author: 0 Wild Weather Week: Damaging Winds, Power Outages, Plus Some Snow

Strong to damaging winds are expected, which will likely blow down large tree limbs, trees and power lines. Fortunately, the wind won't be quite as strong during the day Monday (still breezy). Much higher snowfall amounts were anticipated in northern ME, where the original forecast predicted 7 to 11 inches of new snow, and it was still snowing late Sunday .

World Media Plane hijacker in Bangladesh had fake gun
Author: 0 Plane hijacker in Bangladesh had fake gun

The aircraft was immediately cordoned off when it landed at the Shah Amanat International airport in Chittagong, as officers attempted to talk to the suspect. By around 8pm, news trickled out that the operation was over and the hijacker had been killed in a quick commando sweep. Gen. Motiur Rahman told reporters on Sunday.

World Media Mother, daughter charged with slaying five family members in Pennsylvania
Author: 0 Mother, daughter charged with slaying five family members in Pennsylvania

Shana Decree , 45, and Dominique Decree , 19, are charged with five counts of homicide and one count each of conspiracy. A woman and her teenage daughter are facing homicide charges in the deaths of five relatives, including three children, inside an apartment at the complex in suburban Philadelphia, according to authorities.

World Media Kim Jong-un impersonator deported from Vietnam ahead of summit
Author: 0 Kim Jong-un impersonator deported from Vietnam ahead of summit

Pompeo said Sunday he's optimistic that Kim will give up his nuclear weapons, despite the track record of North Korea regimes refusing repeated requests by the USA over the years that it do so. The number of reporters covering the DPRK-USA Hanoi Summit Vietnam is much higher than the figure registering to report about the APEC Economic Leaders Week in the central city of Da Nang in November 2017, he said.

World Media Pakistan does not want to go 'towards war' with India — Military spokesman
Author: 0 Pakistan does not want to go 'towards war' with India — Military spokesman

Meanwhile, Pakistan also closed its airspace on Wednesday, the Civil Aviation Authority and the military said, as fears of an all-out conflict spiked. The official said Indian air force jets scrambled and intercepted the Pakistan planes, which then flew back. The two countries have fought three wars since independence from British colonial rule in 1947 and went to the brink a fourth in 2002 after a Pakistani militant attack on India's parliament.

World Media Two pilots killed as IAF fighter Jet crashes in Budgam
Author: 0 Two pilots killed as IAF fighter Jet crashes in Budgam

An Indian Air Force (IAF) chopper crashed in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam this morning. Airports at Chandigarh and Amritsar were among those closed, according to airline officials. Pakistani Army fired mortar shells towards Indian posts in the arly hours of Wednesday, a police official said. I also told the United Nations secretary general about India's violation of worldwide law and the UN's own charter, he said.

World Media India Pakistan war: 'Mortar bombs fired into Kashmir killing civilians'
Author: 0 India Pakistan war: 'Mortar bombs fired into Kashmir killing civilians'

The development comes as Indian officials said at least three Pakistani combat jets entered the airspace over Indian-administered Kashmir on Wednesday but returned after being intercepted by Indian planes. Police officials in Indian-occupied Kashmir said that two Indian pilots and a civilian had died after an Indian air force plane crashed in Kashmir, but did not confirm if the plane had been shot down by Pakistani forces.

World Media Theresa May offers vote on delaying Brexit if her plan is rejected
Author: 0 Theresa May offers vote on delaying Brexit if her plan is rejected

While businesses have increasingly warned of the risk of a chaotic European Union exit and its impact on trade and investment, any delay would be anathema to hardline pro-Brexit members of May's Conservative Party. "There may be further gains for the pound because this increases the likelihood of May's Brexit deal being accepted by pro-Brexit politicians who want to avoid delaying the process".

World Media 'Ice tsunami' moves onto highway near NY border
Author: 0 'Ice tsunami' moves onto highway near NY border

The Niagara Parks Police Service in Niagara Parks, Ontario, Canada even posted video of the freakish weather event. Strong winds blew the ice over a retaining wall from the river, create a large pile of ice along the road. The weather system could still cause winds up to 60 miles per hour or higher on Monday, Fox News warned. Those winds were described as "very strong" and "damaging" by the office.

World Media Michael Cohen to be publicly questioned on hush payments, Trump's truthfulness
Author: 0 Michael Cohen to be publicly questioned on hush payments, Trump's truthfulness

The scope of the widely anticipated hearing planned for Wednesday by the House Oversight Committee was laid out in a two-page memo distributed Sunday by the panel's staff to its members. His incarceration has been postponed so he can continue to support the Mueller probe and provide testimony in Congress. "This is a time where Mr Cohen had to put his family and their safety first", Davis said January 23.

World Media Top pope aide Cardinal Pell convicted of child sex crimes
Author: 0 Top pope aide Cardinal Pell convicted of child sex crimes

He was convicted of five sexual offences committed against the 13-year-old choir boys 22 years earlier in the priests' sacristy of St Patrick's Cathedral in Melbourne, where Pell was archbishop. The school that Pell attended as a boy, St Patrick's College in Ballarat, about 120 km (75 miles) from Melbourne, said it would remove his name from a building that had been named in his honour.

World Media Donald Trump 'kissed campaign worker' without her consent, lawsuit claims
Author: 0 Donald Trump 'kissed campaign worker' without her consent, lawsuit claims

The former campaign staffer also describes his actions as "super-creepy and inappropriate". The lawsuit includes a claim of battery and seeks unspecified financial damages from Trump and his campaign. Trump campaign spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany told the Washington Post the claim about pay discrimination was "off-base and unfounded". After Trump was alerted by Secret Service that he was due for his next rally, she urged him "to go in there and 'kick ass'".

World Media Iran's large-scale naval drill kicks off in Sea of Oman
Author: 0 Iran's large-scale naval drill kicks off in Sea of Oman

U.S. President Donald Trump in May withdrew from a landmark 2015 deal to curb Iran's nuclear program and reimposed sanctions on Tehran. Washington had been pushing governments to cut imports of Iranian oil to zero. "There will be important developments in promoting deterrence capability of the resistance front in Syria", said Shamkhani when asked about Israel's "possible future attacks" in Syria, according to Tasnim .