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World Media United States general: Isis militants are just waiting to fight another day
Author: 0 United States general: Isis militants are just waiting to fight another day

The United Nations said 62,000 people are amassed at the Al Hol refugee camp in the Hasakah region of eastern Syria on the border with Iraq , including 14,000 children under 12. The battle is expected to end in the coming days. The refugees are civilians who fled from areas in southeastern Syria that were formerly controlled by ISIS.

World Media Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Iranian-Briton to get diplomatic protection
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Govts may only exercise such protection for own nationals. But Tehran refuses to acknowledge the British-Iranian mother's dual nationality and said the UK's actions were illegal. "So I call on Iran to release this innocent woman so she can be reunited with her family". Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt meets Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's daughter Gabriella.

World Media Labour Party could agree Brexit deal in weeks - finance chief McDonnell
Author: 0 Labour Party could agree Brexit deal in weeks - finance chief McDonnell

A plane was reported to be on standby at RAF Northolt to fly the Prime Minister to Brussels to clinch an agreement if there was any sign of a deal emerging from talks over the weekend between officials. To get it approved by March 29, the day set for Brexit, May needs to persuade 116 of them to change their minds - a tough task. Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay has met Labour MPs who are championing plans for a second referendum , as Parliament prepares to vote on Prime Minister Theresa ...

World Media Shamima Begum: IS bride’s baby has died, according to reports
Author: 0 Shamima Begum: IS bride’s baby has died, according to reports

Debate raged over Ms Begum's desire to return after she resurfaced in a refugee camp last month and said she wanted to return to Britain as the self-styled caliphate collapsed. Her family can challenge the decision before the Special Immigration Appeals Commission - Begum's reported Bangladeshi status is expected to be a prime focus as part of that process.

World Media Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Poll dates likely to be announced today
Author: 0 Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Poll dates likely to be announced today

Chief election commissioner Sunil Arora on Sunday announced the schedule of the general elections, officially putting in place the model code of conduct with immediate effect. While Odisha had witnessed a two-phase poll during 2014 elections, this time the number of phases has been increased to four taking into account the threat of red rebels.

World Media Michael Cohen Sues Trump Organization For Legal Fees, Including Mueller Probe Costs
Author: 0 Michael Cohen Sues Trump Organization For Legal Fees, Including Mueller Probe Costs

Cohen asked his attorney at the time, Stephen Ryan, to meet with Rudy Giuliani about the possibility of a pardon shortly after an Federal Bureau of Investigation raid on his home and offices in the early summer of 2018, Davis said. Congressional investigators are also looking into whether anyone on Trump's legal team tried quietly to reach out to Cohen past year before he turned on the president and as his legal problems mounted.

World Media Waterloo Region prepares for Daylight Saving Time
Author: 0 Waterloo Region prepares for Daylight Saving Time

It will be one hour closer to when your kids go back to school after March Break. The real instigator was England's William Willett, who in 1907 published a pamphlet arguing we should spring forward an hour each spring. It'll go on through 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 3. The annual ritual in which we "gain" an hour of evening light by pushing the clocks forward may seem like a harmless shift.

World Media Korea media acknowledges 'no deal' at Hanoi for first time
Author: 0 Korea media acknowledges 'no deal' at Hanoi for first time

North Korea could be preparing to launch a missile or rocket in the near future, according to satellite images of activity in the country, US radio network NPR reported , while the country's state media said the world is blaming the USA for ending the Hanoi summit without an agreement.

World Media Democrats Bar Fox News From Hosting Primary Debates
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Kitco Metals Inc . and the author of this article do not accept culpability for losses and/ or damages arising from the use of this publication. The US Democratic National Committee has chose to exclude Fox News Channel from televising any of its candidate debates during the 2019-2020 cycle as a result of published revelations detailing the cable network's close ties to the Trump administration.

World Media Turkey, Russia 'to hold joint patrols' in Syria's Idlib
Author: 0 Turkey, Russia 'to hold joint patrols' in Syria's Idlib

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said his country will move ahead with the purchase of Russian S-400 air-defence missiles, dismissing United States threats to cancel the sale of high-tech F-35 jets to Turkey . But Congress past year ordered a delay in future deliveries. "We've agreed with the Russians, we will go into joint production". "Turkey does what is necessary for its own interests regarding the S-400 missile defence system, it takes its own decision and choice", he ...

World Media Justin Trudeau regrets 'erosion of trust' over political scandal
Author: 0 Justin Trudeau regrets 'erosion of trust' over political scandal

Butts told the committee that when it became necessary to shuffle the cabinet, because of treasury board chair Scott Brison's resignation , Butts, and his boss, Trudeau, decided the best person to take on Brison's role was the treasury board vice-chair, then Indigenous services minister Jane Philpott .

World Media US looking at new sanctions against Venezuela: U.S
Author: 0 US looking at new sanctions against Venezuela: U.S

It gave Kriener 48 hours to leave the country. He had greeted Guaido at Caracas airport on his return to the country on Monday. After the expulsion order, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said he had made a decision to recall Kriener to Berlin for consultations.

World Media Angry and defiant, ISIS families surrender in Syria
Author: 0 Angry and defiant, ISIS families surrender in Syria

Some of the men were of fighting age and appeared healthy while others were wounded. "This is not the end". The jihadists are massively outnumbered in Baghouz and the SDF say they expect a victory within days. More recently, Russian and Syrian forces have been reportedly carrying joint patrols around territory liberated from the Islamic State terror group. The latest evacuees also include relatives of jihadists, as well as civilians who had been held by the group as "human shields", he said.

World Media Paul Manafort Was Sentenced. Here's How Long He'll Spend In Prison
Author: 0 Paul Manafort Was Sentenced. Here's How Long He'll Spend In Prison

Judge TS Ellis , imposing the sentence, told Manafort he "lived an otherwise blameless life" but that did not outweigh his crimes, however. Manafort's decisions, Mueller's team said , "were his own and his efforts at misdirection are further proof that he has not accepted responsibility for his criminal conduct".

World Media Pope opens Lent with call to avoid 'clutches of consumerism'
Author: 0 Pope opens Lent with call to avoid 'clutches of consumerism'

Some local churches, including Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 5333 Clyde Park Avenue in Wyoming, will be giving "ashes to go" from 7 to 9 a.m. Wednesday morning. "I was one of those that thought it was kind of irreverent. I mean, we don't have a God that says, 'I'm putting you here and I want you to be miserable, ' [he wants] you to be connected and loved".

World Media US faces 'crisis' at southern border, Nielsen says
Author: 0 US faces 'crisis' at southern border, Nielsen says

While Nielsen appeared before the committee, Rep. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-MI) asked the DHS secretary how she responded when she first learned that children were being taken away from their parents at the border. Democrats questioned Nielsen over the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" prosecution policy, which previous year led to the separation of thousands of migrant children from their parents and generated a fierce backlash, as well as the administration's new restrictions on ...

World Media Police evacuate Glasgow and Essex universities after reports of suspicious packages
Author: 0 Police evacuate Glasgow and Essex universities after reports of suspicious packages

Meanwhile the University of Glasgow evacuated several buildings on the main campus "as a precautionary measure" after a suspicious package was found in the university's mailroom. Irish police are helping the Met with the investigation. The Irish police are assisting with the investigation, a spokesperson for An Garda Siochana, Ireland's national police force, told CNN.

World Media Two admit $600,000 GoFundMe hoax about homeless man
Author: 0 Two admit $600,000 GoFundMe hoax about homeless man

Prosecutors say they concocted a story about Bobbitt giving McClure his last $20 for gas. In an interview with the Philadelphia Inquirer , Bobbitt accused McClure and D'Amico of keeping most of the fundraised money and using it for a new vehicle, vacations and gambling.

World Media US Deploys THAAD Missile System to Israel (PHOTO, VIDEO)
Author: 0 US Deploys THAAD Missile System to Israel (PHOTO, VIDEO)

The joint drill, according to the statement, gives the IDF an opportunity to work in "cooperation with U.S. forces in order to enhance coordination between the two militaries and to strengthen the ability to defend Israeli airspace". The deployment is a part of a month-long joint exercise between the two countries, which includes not just equipment but also USA personnel, who will be working on operational procedures for Israel's air defence technology all throughout the country.

World Media Grenade attack in India's Jammu injures 18
Author: 0 Grenade attack in India's Jammu injures 18

At least 28-29 are injured and undergoing treatment. The injured people were rushed to the Government Medical College and Hospital in Jammu where they are now undergoing treatment. Reports quoted an eyewitness as syaing that it was a "big blast". This is the third grenade attack by terrorists in the bus stand area of Jammu city since May previous year.

World Media Czech PM raps Macron's call for European Union reforms
Author: 0 Czech PM raps Macron's call for European Union reforms

Representatives from other right-wing political parties across the EU are set to discuss the matter in a meeting of the European people's Party on March 20. "I have noticed that when France says "more of Europe", she in fact means more of France". Among his proposed reforms were a "rethink" of the Schengen area of free movement, the creation of a common border force and a treaty on defence and security.

World Media Police chiefs to meet Home Secretary over knife crime 'emergency'
Author: 0 Police chiefs to meet Home Secretary over knife crime 'emergency'

She described knife murders as an "appalling tragedy" that "has shocked us all". Speaking during Prime Ministers Questions Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said: 'Does the prime minister now regret cuts in police numbers and will she undertake that under this review they will be restored to the level they were formerly at?' And Mr Johnson agreed, telling LBC: "To take Theresa May's point to its logical conclusion, you wouldn't have any police at all".

World Media Philippine police find 1,500 turtles and tortoises in taped up luggage
Author: 0 Philippine police find 1,500 turtles and tortoises in taped up luggage

Authorities said in the Facebook post that they believe "the passenger may have been informed of the vigilance of Bureau of Customs against illegal wildlife trade and its penalties ". The seized animals are worth 4.5 million pesos (86,870 USD), said the customs bureau. According to Manila airport customs chief Carmelita Talusan, the passenger fled after the customs found the tortoises through X-ray screening.

Author: 0 Prime minister’s Regina trip cancelled in favour of private meetings in Ottawa

Butts left his job as principal secretary on February 18, saying it was in the best interest of the government for him to step down. The incident could threaten the ruling Liberals' chances of retaining power in an October election. After Wilson-Raybould's testimony last week, Butts asked to appear before the justice committee, where he said he would "produce relevant documents".

World Media Here's How AOC Responded When Asked If Her Campaign Violated FEC Rules
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Even more tellingly, while Brand New Campaign LLC is registered in DE, there are no Secretary of State records for Brand New Congress LLC, and the time or location of its incorporation remain unknown. Justice Democrats responded to questions about the arrangement in a May 2018 post titled: "When I look at the FEC report for Justice Democrats in 2017, why are there so many expenditures to 'Brand New Congress"? "Ocasio-Cortez was recruited to run by Justice Democrats in early 2017 and was ...