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'Highly likely' Putin ordered nerve-agent attack on Russian spy

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Russian President Vladimir Putin is waging an outright propaganda campaign in Crimea ahead of Russia's presidential election on Sunday, despite assurances he will clench a fourth six-year term. "Our quarrel is with Putin's Kremlin, and with his decision - and we think it overwhelmingly likely that it was his decision - to direct the use of a nerve agent on the streets of the United Kingdom, on the streets of Europe for the first time since the second world war", Johnson said. Read More »

We'll develop nuclear weapons if Iran does: Saudi Arabian crown prince

Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is reportedly hiding his mother from King Salman , her husband. If the secretary is unable to make such certifications about the Saudi government in these respects, then no US funds would be obligated for air refueling of Saudi-led coalition aircraft conducting missions in Yemen, except for those planes being used to attack or counter the actions of terrorists or those being used in emergencies or to protect USA aircraft and personnel, ... Read More »

Putin on track for commanding win as Russians head to polls

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Putin cast his vote in Moscow on Sunday morning. The Trump administration in January did not announce sanctions against Russian Federation, for now, under the new law. Russian voters, observers and eight presidential candidates are gearing up for an election that will undoubtedly hand Vladimir Putin another six-year term. Read More »

Colorado Springs airman among seven killed in Iraq helicopter crash

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He served 13 years in the department. Zanetis, 37, of Long Island City, N.Y. Staff Sgt. Dashan Briggs was a fulltime military member who previously deployed to Afghanistan, Texas and the Caribbean for Hurricanes Harvey and Irma . Our thoughts are with his family and with all who knew and loved him. Christopher Zanetis was on his third combat tour when he was killed in Iraq, they told the paper. Read More »

Kremlin Rejects "Unfounded Accusations" Over Poisoning Of Ex-Russian Spy

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An invitation for Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to visit Britain has been canceled, and May said British ministers and royals will not attend the soccer World Cup in Russia this summer. Britain has said the toxin was Novichok, a lethal nerve agent first developed by the Soviet military. A 2017 report by Transparency International linked Russian Federation to about of fifth - or $1.3 billion - of the "suspicious wealth" used to purchase London property. Read More »

Civilians Killed In Pak Shelling In Jammu And Kashmir's Poonch

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Jammu and Kashmir SDP SP Vaid in a tweet said: "Due to shelling from across in Balakote sector of Poonch, five civilians lost their lives". Jammu : In the wake of the ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops in Poonch's Balakote sector earlier today, Jammu Inspector General of Police (IGP) SD Singh Jamwal said those injured in the firing are being brought here for specialised treatment. Read More »

'Poll results in UP proves people not happy with BJP'

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Last week, the party pulled its two federal ministers from the government after talks with Modi's emissaries failed and on Friday it announced it was pulling all its MPs out of the federal coalition. His responded saying, "We (BJP) will take all 80 seats in the state in 2019". The Shiv Sena, a staunch critic of the BJP since long, asked what has changed so rapidly in just a year after the resounding victory of the party in Uttar Pradesh assembly elections. Read More »

Rajya Sabha polls: Two of 11 BJP candidates withdraw names

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While the JD (S) has sought action from the Speaker on the issue before Saturday in view of the elections to the four seats of the Rajya Sabha from the State in which the party is expecting these legislators to vote for the Congress candidate, the move by the Speaker's office to schedule the hearing for Monday is being seen as being tactical. Read More »

Daler Mehndi accused of human trafficking

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He was subsequently granted bail and he will remain on bail till further appeal to a higher court. However, the court had upheld that the singer be prosecuted as there was "sufficient evidence against him on the judicial file and scope for further investigation" and soon after the police registered a case against Mehndi and Singh, 35 more complaints came in, "alleging that the two brothers had taken "passage money" from them to help them migrate to the USA "illegally" but had failed to do ... Read More »

New European sanctions would affect nuclear deal

The added political uncertainty, alongside concerns about the domestic challenges of doing business in Iran - including corruption, a lack of transparency and protectionism - are likely to weaken the country's investment prospects in the coming months and years should the United States exit the agreement. Read More »

GM Advisory Group Inc. Invests $277000 in NextEra Energy Inc (NEE)

Citigroup maintained the stock with "Sell" rating in Wednesday, July 20 report. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with "Overweight" rating in Thursday, August 10 report. Analysts await NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:NEP) to report earnings on April, 20. Therefore 53% are positive. Morgan Stanley cut their target price on NextEra Energy from $170.00 to $168.00 and set an "overweight" rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, March 8th. Read More »

United Kingdom expels 23 Russian diplomats over spy poisoning

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Russia's Foreign Ministry summoned the British ambassador to Moscow on Saturday morning and told him that the diplomats had one week to leave Russian Federation. Russian Federation denies being involved in the attempted murder of the former spy and his daughter. In an interview with the Rossiya 24 TV channel, Yakovenko also accused Britain of cranking up its aggression against Moscow in order to distract the British public from the difficulties it was having managing the country's ... Read More »

Man beheaded for naming village square after Modi

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He claimed a history to the attack, alleging that one of his brothers was killed two years ago after they had put up a picture of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the square. According to police an elderly person of the village Bhadaha in Darbhanga district was attacked with sword over a controversy on naming a village square after Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Read More »

Russian Federation to expel 23 United Kingdom diplomats

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The Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement that it is also ordering the closure of the British Council in Russia and ending an agreement to reopen the British consulate in St Petersburg. "The measures are more harsh, but the British deserved them". "The offers will be considered by the Foreign Ministry, other institutions, but the main decision will be made by the President", Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters Thursday. Read More »

Surveillance video shows resource officer's response during Florida school shooting

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Video footage released Thursday from the Florida school where 17 people were killed on Valentine's Day appears to confirm that a sheriff's deputy did not try to confront the gunman accused of staging the massacre . A state panel approved by lawmakers is also going to review the law enforcement response to the shooting and prior contacts that officials had with the suspected gunman, who had repeatedly come to the attention of police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation before the massacre. Read More »

Ajay Devgn and Ileana D' Cruz starrer 'Raid' to release in Pakistan

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Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn with wife Kajol , son Yug Devgn, Kajol's sister Tanishaa Mukerji mother Tanuja, Rakul Preet, Bhushan Kumar, Arjan Bajwa, Saurabh Shukla, Luv Ranjan were spotted at the screening of RAID . Ajay Devgn plays an honest income tax officer who conducts a raid at a corrupt politicians house in Lucknow. But will the film manage to hold its own at the box office. Read More »

Britain expels 23 Russian diplomats over chemical attack on ex-spy

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He said the USA was taking the matter "very seriously, as I think are many others". British police said yesterday that he died from compression to the neck and opened a murder investigation. Soon after the attack on ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in the English city of Salisbury, the British government accused Moscow of poisoning them with a powerful chemical nerve agent known as Novichok . Read More »

Russia Summons British Ambassador, Readies To Expel Diplomats

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But there has as yet been no other signal as to how Moscow will deal with the rest of the package announced by Prime Minster Theresa May on Wednesday. The Associated Press viewed messages sent Friday to multiple regional employees, urging them to fulfill their civic duty and report on when and where they voted. Read More »

Sweden, North Korea talks conclude; peaceful end to nuclear standoff discussed

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TBS said Abe told Moon he wanted North Korea to not only suspend nuclear and missile testing, but also accept International Atomic Energy Inspectors on its soil. The post North Korea Continues Talks With Sweden Over Trump-Kim Summit appeared first on Channels Television . But with Trump's dismissal of Tillerson on Tuesday, Kono conferred with Sullivan, who is serving as the acting secretary. Read More »

'BJP will be reduced to 110 seats in 2019' - Shiv Sena

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The Phulpur seat which was vacated by Deputy CM also met the same fate. Here is what breaks these myths. Union minister Shiv Pratap Shukla and Niranjan Jyoti also visited the city. In Rajasthan, it lost three seats that went to polls. The SP won both the seats with BSP's backing. He denied the possibility of early elections and said that the rally was a part of the BJP's organisational activity and should not be linked to elections. Read More »

FIRST ALERT for possible severe storms Monday

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None of the storms, however, were severe. Sunday is looking dry throughout the day but Sunday night is when we see rain chances return to the forecast. While a large scale severe weather outbreak is not likely, a few storms could produce strong wind gusts and hail in addition to brief downpours and lightning. Read More »

Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats in escalating spy dispute

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Speaking at the Conservative Spring Forum, Mrs May said the Government had "anticipated" a similar response to her action earlier this week to expel 23 Russian diplomats from London. Petersburg. In addition, according to the statement, the activity of the British Council in Russian Federation had been suspended over the lack of proper regulation, regarding its status. Read More »

Carson Midway Fire evacuees allowed to return home

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If you are evacuating, officials advise that all residents take their pets with them. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. Additional details about the number of structures affected were not immediately available. About 40 percent of the burn was in El Paso County and some flames spread down to Pueblo County. Fire evacuations expanded just after 1 p.m., with a northbound boundary at Donner Pass View, a southbound boundary of County Line Road, an eastern boundary of ... Read More »

Man arrested after two women shot dead quiet Sussex town

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Police have launched a murder investigation after two women were shot dead at a house in St Leonards, East Sussex. Sussex Police confirmed that two women, aged 32 and 53, were killed. A police manhunt is underway after a pregnant woman and another person was injured in a shooting in a quiet seaside town. Home Secretary Amber Rudd, MP for Hastings, commended the swift action of police and emergency services. Read More »

Candidate who slammed Parkland teen as 'skinhead lesbian' quits race

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Gibson had become known outside his little corner of ME for what many say was his rage-tweet against the vocal survivors of the shooting that killed 17 in Parkland, Fla. "I would like to extend my hand in friendship and understanding to you", he added. The military veteran used Twitter to reach out to Gonzalez and acknowledged that the way he addressed her was "wrong and unacceptable". Read More »

North Korean minister meets again with Swedish counterpart

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Abe and Moon did not discuss the issue of "comfort women", or Korean and other women forced into Japan's wartime brothels, a long-standing source of diplomatic feud between the two countries, Nishimura said. He said that the talks between Trump and Kim would only be successful if there are no preconditions. "The fate of the Republic of Korea and the Korean Peninsula depends on whether we can seize on these opportunities". Read More »

Iran to reject any change to nuclear deal

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US President Donald Trump has repeatedly blasted the agreement, threatening to unilaterally pull out of it if it is not revised , while other parties to the deal have reaffirmed their commitment to the JCPOA. "Such a proliferation of Iranian missile capabilities throughout the region is an additional and serious source of concern", the document said. While the European Union retains some sanctions on Iranians over human rights abuses, it rescinded its economic and financial restrictions ... Read More »

North Korean minister in Sweden amid Trump-Kim speculation

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The views on the ground in South Korea echo the results of the survey. Yun served as the U.S. point man on North Korea for 16 months, first under then-President Barack Obama and then under Trump. During the meeting, McMaster and Haley urged the worldwide community to maintain maximum pressure on the North Korean regime and asked Council members to devote the political will and resources necessary to fully implement UN Security Council resolutions to hold the regime accountable. Read More »

Turkey neutralises 3567 terrorists in Syria

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Air strikes killed 37 civilians across the shrinking rebel territory Saturday, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor reported , majority in the town of Zamalka as they prepared to flee. The attack on Kafr Batna was with cluster bombs, napalm-like incendiary weapons, and conventional explosives, the Observatory said. No medical staff were among the dead, he told AFP . Read More »

Next to exit Trump White House? Odds favour McMaster, online bookie says

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USA media outlets are reporting that President Donald Trump is planning to fire his national security adviser. Sanders said the message was relayed to other administration staffers who weren't present for Kelly's meeting. An increasingly confident Mr Trump is privately weighing more changes, expressing frustration with some aides and sifting through possible replacements. Read More »