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Russian spy: Sergei Lavrov accuses West of 'children's games'


In a statement released on Tuesday, Logvinov lashed out at the reporters, who he said had humiliated themselves by asking about the poisoning. Filatov said the British government needs to "answer and put forward any evidence which supposedly implicates Russian involvement". Read More »

GOP's Castellanos: 'Storm' Coming for Trump on Russian Federation

Van der Zwaan, the son-in-law of Russian businessman German Khan who allegedly misled investigators about his past communications with former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates , was sentenced and fined $20,000 during a late-morning appearance in Federal District Court in Washington , various news outlets reported. Read More »

CM Naidu reaching Delhi to intensify Special Category Status


Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday urged regional parties to flag their concerns over the "injustice" by the Centre against states ruled by Opposition parties, PTI reported. He said the Left leaders assured Naidu that they supported him. We should all combine the issues and take on the government on the floor of the house rather than going to the well. Read More »

Netanyahu Nixes Deal With UN on African Asylum Seekers Following Right-wing Pushback


In the agreement announced earlier Monday with the U.N. High Commission for Refugees, Israel would have allowed thousands of African migrants to stay in the country for up to five years. This has sparked tensions with working-class Jewish residents, who have been pressing the government to find a solution. Dozens of migrants and their Israeli supporters protested the suspension outside Netanyahu's office in Jerusalem and government offices in Tel Aviv as he met with the neighborhood ... Read More »

Trump sues California over sales of U.S. lands


Passed in October, Senate Bill 50 went into effect on January 1. The Justice Department is suing California over its attempt to block the sale of federal lands within the state's borders, CBS News' Paula Reid reports. "The Public Lands Protection Act represents the will of the vast majority of Californians who believe public lands should remain in public hands". Deed recording is governed by state laws so California officials contend the legislation is not in violation of the Supremacy ... Read More »

Huge rail strikes begin across France in challenge to Macron's reforms


The strikes of 1995 paralysed France and forced conservative prime minister Alain Juppe to pull the reforms - a defeat from which he did not recover and that led to then-president Jacques Chirac dissolving the government. The main protests against the reforms begin on Tuesday, which the media has termed " black Tuesday " with only one out of eight high-speed TGV train and one out of five regional trains likely to run. Read More »

1 circus elephant dead, 4 others hurt when truck overturns


The driver of the truck involved in the crash was not injured. Photos showed the truck rolled over the road and partially fell into a ditch, bringing some of the elephants with it. This footage shows the loose elephants , and the crane lifting the animals to get them back to safety. Animal rights groups said the accident is the latest example of how the nature of the circus business is a danger to the physical and behavioral needs of wild animals. Read More »

Russia's Foreign Minister accuses West of 'children's games'


Lavrov's comments were the latest back-and-forth between Russian and Western officials about the March 4 attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, in the English town of Salisbury. Mr Skripal remains critically ill but stable in hospital. On Sunday, Russia referred to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons a list of 13 questions concerning the so-called Skripal case framed-up against Russia. Read More »

Saudi crown prince says Israelis have right to their own land


The 32-year-old prince added "we have to have a peace agreement [between Palestinians and Israelis] to assure the stability for everyone". Iraq and Saudi Arabia have had a strained relationship over the past decades, but recently, tensions have eased following Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's visit to Riyadh previous year after ties between Iraq and Saudi Arabia were normalized in 2016. Read More »

Henrikh Mkhitaryan named Arsenal's Player of Month for February


The Frenchman marked his comeback on Sunday from a knee injury with an 89th-minute penalty in Arsenal's 3-0 victory over struggling Stoke . Aubameyang would add a lovely second 11 minutes later, before substitute Alexandre Lacazette's penalty after a barge by Badou Ndiaye in the box gave the scoreline a gloss that had not looked likely at half-time when Arsenal were booed off. Read More »

'Overwhelmed with joy': Boy who fell in pipe found alive


Firefighter-paramedics attended to Jesse before he was transported to a hospital for treatment and decontamination. Officials tracked multiple paths Hernandez could have taken upon falling and anxious that the gasses and water in the drainage system would make it hard for the boy to breathe, reported KNBC. Read More »

Marjory Stoneman Douglas Students Now Have To Carry Clear Backpacks


It's a new safety rule from the Broward County School Board in the wake of a school shooting in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 people dead. Here's how some Parkland students responded. Student Josh Gallagher said , "This clear backpack idea is to give us kids a false sense of security and now has enraged most of the students here at MSD". Read More »

Kosovo to investigate extradition of Turkish nationals


Gulen, a one-time ally turned foe of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan who now lives in self-imposed exile in Pennsylvania, is accused by Ankara of being behind the failed military coup attempt in July 2016. "In addition to the questionable arrests, the men were sent to a country where they face a serious risk of torture", the watchdog said in a statement. Read More »

Video shows man attacked Muslim woman at MI hospital


She can be seen beginning the registration process with the receptionist while standing on a black mat as a uniformed Beaumont security guard appears to be speaking to someone out of the frame. The attacker has been identified as John Deliz, police said he was discharged from hospital earlier in the day and was reportedly harassing other patients. Read More »

Israel Scraps African Migrant Deportation Plan


Israel announced a deal with the U.N. on Monday to resettle African migrants in Western nations, but hours later put the agreement on hold. More than 16,000 asylum seekers will instead be resettled in unspecified Western countries, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said. Read More »

US Supreme Court rejects case against PA, PLO


By a 7-2 vote, the court tossed out a lawsuit by a Tucson woman who was shot four times in her front yard because she was seen carrying a large knife. Chadwick went outside to her auto to retrieve money from her purse when Hughes followed her outside, still holding the knife, according to court records. Read More »

Family's Fatal Plunge Off Cliff May Have Been Intentional, Authorities Say

Devonte Hart has been identified as one of the subjects of a viral set of photos from the 2014 protests over the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO. According to court records, the family had troubles in the past when one of its two white mothers was charged with domestic assault against one of their six adopted black children. Read More »

Stop migrants or lose trade deal, Trump warns Mexico


Trump said NAFTA is bad for the U.S. A 1,100-strong migrant caravan assembled by the group Pueblo Sin Fronteras (People without Borders), is now moving north through Mexico. Details of the plan began emerging after industry sources said US officials had dropped a demand for at least 50 percent of automotive content to be from the United States, a highly contentious sticking point at the NAFTA negotiations. Read More »

Ex-spy's poisoning may be beneficial to Britain: Russian FM

Earlier, over 25 countries, including European Union member states, the United States , Canada , have expressed their solidarity the UK side and announced their decisions to expel more than 150 Russian diplomats over Moscow's alleged involvement in the Skripals' poisoning. Read More »

Afghan Military Strike Kills at Least 70 at Mosque


According to residents, over 200 people had gathered at the madrassa at the time of the airstrike. "Twenty Taliban, including the commander of their Red Unit in the district, and also a key member of the Quetta Shura were killed", Mohammad Radmanish said. Read More »

France braces for paralysing strike action


The rail strikers are in the vanguard of industrial action by staff at Air France , workers in the energy sector, supermarket staff and rubbish collectors. Transport minister Elisabeth Borne, interviewed in the Sunday version of the Parisien newspaper, didn't mince her words, calling the industrial action "incomprehensible". Read More »

Russian envoys expelled from Germany back in Moscow

Lavrov suggested that the poisoning of the Skripals "could also be in the interests of the British special forces who are known for their abilities to act with a licence to kill". Moscow is expelling a Montenegro embassy employee, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Monday. "She has responded well to treatment but continues to receive expert clinical care 24 hours a day", Ms Blanshard said. Read More »

Aldridge powers Spurs to hold down Rockets


Houston entered play Thursday night with a 6.5-game lead over Golden State for the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference and hold the head-to-head tiebreaker over the Warriors, leaving the Rockets one win shy or one Warriors loss from wrapping up home-court advantage for as long as they are in the postseason. Read More »

Faldo: Tiger Woods will 'threaten' at Masters

I know what to do. "I was launching it a little bit higher and spinning a little bit too much, and most don't understand or realise that there is a lot of breeze here at times ... Always with Bubba Watson , you're never sure what you're going to get. Sometimes I don't play it well, but I know how to play it. Obviously, off his previous finishes and what he's done over the last month or so. Read More »

Tampa Police Shoot, Kill Murder Suspect


As the suspect fled from police on Interstate 275 and several Tampa streets, he fired shots at officers. Suspects were coming out of the house when police arrived and a "frisk" check was done because a complainant said the suspects had guns, police said. Read More »

Pinwheels at Norton to bring awareness to child abuse


Each year, the month of April is dedicated to raising awareness of the pervasiveness of child abuse and promoting the safety and well-being of all children. According to ICAN's most recent State of Child Abuse report, 1,785 reports of abuse in the Los Angeles County were submitted to the Department of Justice in 2016. Read More »

Year after Jallikattu, Tamil Nadu braces for another season of protests


Soon after the laying of papers, the AIADMK members began protesting on the failure of the Centre to set up the Cauvery water management Board. The two DMK activists, identified as P.T. Over a dozen pro-Tamil outfits including DVK and Adi Tamizhar Katchi and the cadres of Left parties held protests in Madurai. Chennai: Condemning the Modi government and the Tamil Nadu government for "betraying" the state on the Cauvery river water issue, major opposition parties on Sunday made a ... Read More »