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Flying squad of drones aids officers

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Devon and Cornwall Police is launching Britain's first 24-hour drone unit to help fight crime, The Telegraph reports . The drones unit will help police look for missing people, take pictures and help gather information. Twenty-one United Kingdom police forces are understood to be experimenting with the new technology already. Steve Barry, National Police Chiefs' Council lead on drones, predicted that forces across Britain would follow suit because drones can perform some police duties and ... Read More »

European Union to hold special Brexit summit April 29: Tusk

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Downing Street said after the formal trigger, the United Kingdom expected that the remaining 27 EU members would meet to agree their guidelines for the negotiations and the European commission's negotiating mandate. Discussion of the divorce bill is likely to dominate the coming weeks after Mrs May confirmed her intention to initiate Britain's exit next week and then "negotiate hard" for a good deal. Read More »

Iranians to resume hajj in Saudi Arabia after 2016 boycott

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The news agency said the arrangements were completed after a meeting took place with an Iranian delegation on 23 February. In 2017 Iran will send 85,000 people to the worldwide religious event, to take place in the fall, the Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization said in an announcement published on its website March 18. Read More »

Traces Of Earth's 4.2 Billion-Year-Old Crust Found In Canada

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The geologists, who recently discovered the chemical signatures, have suggested that their tool of examining neodymium-142 variation to understand the role of primordial crust to create younger, but still old, sections of the planet's continental crust can help in investigating whether plate tectonics was not at work during the earliest part of Earth's. Read More »

President Trump not backing down from 'wiretap' charge

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The British intelligence agency flatly denied it happened. Asked by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) if he or his counterparts ever requested the British to wiretap on behalf of Obama, Rogers said he hadn't and that would be against an agreement that has been in place for decades. Read More »

Bill on Extension of Military Courts tables in National Assembly

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The much-debated and delayed 28th constitutional amendment bill and extension in military courts tenure for another two years will be introduced in the National Assembly on Monday (today) by Law Minister Zahid Hamid. He said these measures have yielded positive results in combating terrorism. The bill is aimed at extending the military courts' term for another two years. Read More »

Ex-NJ judge pulled from Fox after Trump wiretapping claims, report says

The judge was "conspicuously missing" from Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch's confirmation hearings, "an event in which he typically would have played a significant role", the Times reported . GCHQ rejected Napolitano's claims that it helped surveil Trump for Obama in 2016. You shouldn't be talking to me. Fox News gives its analysts much more latitude than correspondents and anchors in regard to what they can say on the network. Read More »

Libyan coastguards rescue 215 migrants off Libya's coast

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In #Rome with Minister Minniti and colleagues to discuss #migration situation in Central Mediterranean pic.twitter.com/VT3j9AzUVQ- DimitrisAvramopoulos (@Avramopoulos) 20 mars 2017 What are the details? Interior Minister Marco Minniti , for his part, told the group that Italy will deliver a first batch of motorboats to Libya to patrol its coasts by the end of April or within the first two weeks of May. Read More »

Julia Gillard to head up beyondblue

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As a former prime minister, she expects she will be able to bring added attention to the organisation and advocate in different ways. When Gillard joined the board in 2014, she spoke passionately about supporting those who suffer from mental illness. Read More »

Federal Bureau of Investigation director says no evidence to support Trump's wiretapping claim

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The committee is set to start public hearings today (Monday 20 March) into allegations that Russian Federation attempted to influence the election and steer the outcome in favour of Trump. Monday's hearing, one of several by congressional panels probing allegations of Russian meddling, could allow for the greatest public accounting to date of investigations that have shadowed the Trump administration in its first two months. Read More »

Conservatives on health care bill: Negotiations are over

He criticizes it in part as too generous to people who don't make enough money to pay income taxes, and has urged conservatives in both chambers to withhold their support for negotiating leverage, citing tactics from Donald Trump's book "The Art of the Deal ". Read More »

Ex-British PM cracks joke about Trump's wiretap claim

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His comments follow a row brewing between Trump, the United Kingdom intelligence agency GCHQ and the Federal Bureau of Investigation over Trump's claims former U.S. The Providence Journal reported Cameron saying he's optimistic shared American and British values of freedom, equality and justice will prevail over nationalism and isolation. Read More »

Volkswagen CEO not ruling out Fiat-Chrysler merger talks

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Fiat Chrysler's Jeep and Ram brands is popular and profitable in the USA, however, it struggled with the car-heavy brands such as Dodge, Chrysler and Fiat. now shows a Weekly Performance of -2.76%, where Monthly Performance is 3.02%, Quarterly performance is 28.81%, 6 Months performance is 59.5% and yearly performance percentage is 50.07%. Read More »

US bars electronic carry-ons from Mideast, N. Africa flights

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Only mobile phones and medical devices needed in flight would be excluded from the ban, it said. The airline Royal Jordanian announced the rule on March 20 in since-deleted Facebook and Twitter posts. A USA government official said such a ban has been considered for several weeks. Passengers traveling from ten Middle East and North African airports to the United States have been asked not to bring their laptops and electronic devices as carry-on luggage on nonstop flights. Read More »

Afghan, Indian And Pakistani Artists Paint Walls For Peace

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Torkham and Chaman crossings are major arteries for the $1.5bn in trade and commerce between the two neighbours. Zakhilwal said he met Advisor to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz and conveyed to him that Afghan government would provide charter flights to lift its stranded citizens if an opening was not allowed in the next couple of days. Read More »

Zuma to lead Human Rights Day commemorations in King Williams

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In a statement on Human Rights Day, the organisation says the public holiday is aimed at reminding the country of the sacrifices that accompanied the struggle for democracy. Earlier on Tuesday‚ Zuma joined Biko's widow Nontsikelelo and family to unveil and hand over the Biko monument to the family. President Zuma will also officially handover the memorial grave site of Steve Bantu Biko to the Biko-family. Read More »

Pakistan Day parade: Full dress rehearsal to be held in Islamabad today

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Fly past of fighter aircraft of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) is also part of full dress rehearsal. Thoroughfares will be closed for the public in close vicinity of Faisal Avenue, Zero Point, Faizabad and Parade Avenue. 26. The traffic police will stop traffic from Abbottabad at Barian whereas traffic moving from airport to Islamabad will use Khanna Pull, Lehtarar Road and Taramirri Chowk to move to Park Road. Read More »

Israeli 'apartheid' dominates Palestinians, new United Nations report says

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Ambassador Haley slammed the report as "anti-Israel propaganda" in a statement Wednesday and demanded the United Nations secretariat to "withdraw" the study. official said, according to Haaretz. "Secondly, the oppression of all Palestinians through an array of laws, policies and practices that ensure domination of them by a racial group and serve to maintain the regime", Rima Khalaf, the ESCWA executive secretary, said presenting the report. Read More »

President Trump to become grandfather again, tweets congratulations

According to a pool report that day, "the White House shares that while at the Trump International Golf Club, he has had meetings and may play a few holes of golf". President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe exchange a high five at Trump National Golf Club on February 11. During a press briefing, Spicer said some of those who are under investigation for their connections to Russian Federation, which is thought to have interfered in the 2016 election to attempt to swing ... Read More »

Electronics On Certain Flights To US Will Be Banned Due To Threat

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The ban was revealed on Monday in statements from the Royal Jordanian Airlines and the official news agency of Saudi Arabia. The 10 airports covered by the ban include major global hubs such as Dubai. If you are flying Emirates Airlines and Qatar Airways to or from Bush Airport today, you may want to pay attention. A representative from Royal Jordanian could not be reached. Read More »

Majority of French see Le Pen's far-right party threat to democracy

Le Pen who campaigned for nationalism and anti-establishment platform, pledged to slash migration, send homes all illegal migrants and impose taxes on job contacts of foreigners. In remarks on International Women's Day on Wednesday, he suggested he would ideally name a woman as prime minister if he were to win the keys to the Elysee Palace. Read More »

Amanda Todd's mom relieved after Dutch man sentenced to 11 years

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The mother of a B.C. teenager who died by suicide says she felt "relief and satisfaction" when her daughter's alleged online tormenter was sentenced to almost 11 years in prison by a Dutch court in an unrelated case. In October 2012, Amanda Todd, a 15-year-old from Port Coquitlam, committed suicide after posting a video on YouTube saying she was blackmailed by an online predator after exposing her breasts on a webcam. Read More »

Fox News pulls embattled Napolitano from air after Trump report

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And his information differed from what Napolitano said on Fox News, he said. Napolitano was not available for comment. "Jeremy will be expected to make a trip to the USA very early on to seek reassurances from our partners". Fox News gives its analysts much more latitude than correspondents and anchors in regard to what they can say on the network. Fox News says Napolitano stands by his report. Read More »

'Several injured' in 'axe attack' at Dusseldorf train station

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The rail station remained shut down, he added. He was seriously injured but is now in custody. No other details were immediately available, including indications of a possible motive, police said. "We were on the platform waiting for the train", an unnamed witness told Bild . Suddenly, he came out of the train, I think, with an ax and started striking at people. Read More »

Royal Jordanian warns about electronics prohibition on USA flights

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Some were seen citing that a USA official, mentioned the new rules will concern eight Middle Eastern nations, including Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. Around 50 flights per day from the selected airports will be affected by the new rules, impacting thousands of passengers. The bomber was killed and a hole was blown in the side of the fuselage. Read More »

Emirates, Etihad say not advised of new USA flight restrictions on electronics

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The latest travel ban drama began Monday when Royal Jordanian Airlines "jumped the gun", according to the administration official, and sent an advisory to passengers via Twitter and Facebook. In an emailed statement, David Lapan, acting deputy assistant secretary in the office of public affairs at Homeland Security said, "We have no comment on potential security precautions, but will provide an update as appropriate". Read More »

Angela Merkel hits back at Turkish claims of 'Nazi-style practices'

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Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu asked Germany not to preach about democracy and human rights amid a mounting row sparked by Germany's refusal to allow meetings aimed at gathering votes to extend the Turkish president's powers. "We are in a state of great fear", Cavusoglu said. German, Austrian, and Dutch authorities have cancelled a handful of Turkish events on various grounds, while Austria and Slovakia have called for an EU-wide ban on such meetings. Read More »

Trump's Allegations of Obama Wiretapping Him Are False: FBI, NSA

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The Senate Intelligence Committee has scheduled a similar hearing for later in the month. He told lawmakers that the investigation began in "late July", but because it is ongoing there were many details he could not comment on. Normally, US persons caught up in surveillance of foreigners would be masked, or their names kept confidential, so lawmakers asked Rogers and Comey who would have authority to reveal a person's identity. Read More »

AS Monaco's Kylian Mbappe "very calm" over interest

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With this being Mbappe's first senior season in professional football, the club based in the flamboyance of the French Riviera will be calling for their extraordinary teenager to bag a few more goals before the end of the season. Kylian Mbappe's fine form for Monaca has earned a first worldwide call-up with France. "It's doing very well at Monaco and I hope that our leaders are following him - he's a player who can make the difference and has great quality", he said. Read More »

Federal Bureau of Investigation probing possible links between Russia, Trump associates

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As intelligence agencies and congressional committees continue to investigate Russia's actions, lawmakers and intelligence experts have expressed concern that Moscow's model of interference - including selective leaking of information and attempts to control media narratives - could be replicated in other countries such as France, which holds its first round of presidential voting April 23. Read More »

Kim Jong Un acting very, very badly

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The test of a new high-thrust rocket engine was hailed as a "great leap forward" by North Korea, state media reported Sunday. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , who ordered the start of the test, oversaw it from an observation post, the KCNA reported. Read More »