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People Zimbabwe president hails late opposition hero Morgan Tsvangirai
Author: 0 Zimbabwe president hails late opposition hero Morgan Tsvangirai

After violence from party youth, they abandoned plans for their own parallel meeting at Tsvangirai's home. Party faithful converged on a square in downtown Harare on Monday to bid farewell to a man whose career was defined by his rivalry with long-time president Robert Mugabe, who was ousted in November.

People Family grieves Philippine maid found dead in Kuwait freezer
Author: 0 Family grieves Philippine maid found dead in Kuwait freezer

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered a total ban on new deployment of Filipino workers in Kuwait after the body of a Filipino was found in a freezer in an abandoned apartment unit. The 29-year-old Demafelis was reportedly beaten several times before she died, according to initial autopsy findings, said Philippine Ambassador to Kuwait Renato Villa on Thursday.

Author: 0 Driver removed from presidential motorcade after gun found in bag

The unnamed man had a permit for the gun, but security rules say that no one except the Secret Service can be armed when near the president. At no time was any Secret Service protectee in danger or impacted. . The incident came as the White House said the President is supportive of efforts to improve the federal background check system for gun purchases, less than a week after the Florida school shooting that killed 17 people.

Author: 0 Trump Open to Improving Gun Background Check System

James Lankford, R-Okla., said there may be measures that could be put in place to make it harder to get a gun for someone with the behavioral warning signs people saw in Cruz. The president initially made no mention of guns, drawing an angry reaction from Democrats and Floridians. "Despite the increasing number of shootings, despite the increasing deaths, it is utterly fantastic that we are standing here saying, 'Please make sure our [gun] background system of checks works, ' " Schumer said.

People Merkel appoints rumoured successor to key party post
Author: 0 Merkel appoints rumoured successor to key party post

Merkel, who was CDU secretary general before becoming chancellor, said Kramp-Karrenbauer, premier of the western state of Saarland, would bring "a lot of weight" to the role in what she called "difficult times, uncertain times". Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc gained 2.5 percentage points to reach 32 percent and the AfD was up 1 percentage point to 16 percent, the weekly poll showed on Monday.

People Imran Khan thanks well-wishers for prayers on 3rd marriage
Author: 0 Imran Khan thanks well-wishers for prayers on 3rd marriage

Mufti Saeed was also the Nikah Khawan when Imran publicly entered into marriage with Reham Khan on January 8, 2015, amid reports of him having performed a secret nikah with Reham in November 2014. Mr Khan said that she had sought some time to consult her family, especially her children, before making any decision. "I only sent the proposal for marriage after she divorced her husband".

People Mob lynches 2 rape accused in Arunachal Pradesh
Author: 0 Mob lynches 2 rape accused in Arunachal Pradesh

On Monday, they barged into the police station, where the accused had been kept and dragged them out. "Some policemen have also sustained injuries in the attack", Hindustan Times quoted Apur Bitin, DIG (Eastern Range) of Arunachal Pradesh Police, as saying.

People Attorney charged with lying in Russian Federation special counsel probe
Author: 0 Attorney charged with lying in Russian Federation special counsel probe

The criminal information unsealed on Tuesday does not specify what law firm van der Zwaan worked for when he prepared the Tymoshenko report , but earlier news articles identified an Alex van der Zwaan as being part of a team from the law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom that prepared a report about Tymoshenko for the Ministry of Justice in 2012.

People Search continues for missing Iranian plane
Author: 0 Search continues for missing Iranian plane

The Islamic Republic has been struggling to modernize its planes in face of USA sanctions imposed to curb its nuclear program. While easing these sanctions has led to a major deal between Iran and Boeing for the purchase of airplanes over the coming years, the body of the fleet of the country is still worn out.

People China demands 'severe punishment' for warrior statue thumb thief
Author: 0 China demands 'severe punishment' for warrior statue thumb thief

Chinese authorities have also demanded compensation for the $4.5 million statute. He was allegedly caught on camera taking a selfie with his arm draped over the shoulder of one of the statues and then snapping the thumb off one of the priceless statues, known as " The Cavalryman ".

People Scores of Syrian civilians killed in government airstrikes
Author: 0 Scores of Syrian civilians killed in government airstrikes

The Syrian army started shelling the rebel positions in Damascus' Eastern Ghouta countryside on Sunday, the pro-government al-Ekhbariah TV reported . At least one person died from rebel mortar fire in the capital on Monday. Despite the agreement, almost 200 people were killed in Eastern Ghouta and in Idlib within a four-day period earlier this month.

People Woman arrested for 'vile' note on ambulance
Author: 0 Woman arrested for 'vile' note on ambulance

Distressed WMAS paramedic Katie Tudor tweeted out a copy of the note. "After previous notes were left on our ambulances a year ago, we've received unimaginable support from the public", she added . "Social media users reacted with disbelief and anger at the note, with one official ambulance service Twitter account commenting "#sadtimes". A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said at the time: 'It was incredibly frustrating to hear of our staff getting abuse when they are trying to ...

People Marc Thiessen: Despite the Olympic glow, North Korea remains in darkness
Author: 0 Marc Thiessen: Despite the Olympic glow, North Korea remains in darkness

Early this year, the US and South Korea agreed to delay their military exercises during the Winter Olympics which is being held from Feb 9 to Feb 25 at the request of Seoul. "I expect the relations between South and North Korea to improve in the future". The US supported the bilateral talks between both Koreas on the eve of the PyongChang Olympics on the condition (or in the hope) that both parties touch on the North Korean nuclear issue.

People Bhuvneshwar Kumar rips through S.Africa to lead India to T20 victory
Author: 0 Bhuvneshwar Kumar rips through S.Africa to lead India to T20 victory

Unfortunately, our batting didn't come good again. "I want to do it as long as possible". So the first thing before coming here what I wanted to do is manage workload. And they're going to get boundaries. We've got to find a way to get back up on our feet. At the toss of the first T20I, JP Duminy said that de Villiers would be missing the game with injury.

People India treating Donald Trump Jr's trip as a 'private visit'
Author: 0 India treating Donald Trump Jr's trip as a 'private visit'

The family brand operates under licence to an Indian property firm and there are Trump Towers in Gurgaon, a satellite city of Delhi, Mumbai , Pune and Kolkata. And Ivanka Trump made her own trip to India in November, in her capacity as a member of Trump administration, just as sales were about to start on some of the residential projects ( See: Ivanka Trump raises a toast to Modi and India's evolution ).

People In Mexico, a helicopter crashed with important officials
Author: 0 In Mexico, a helicopter crashed with important officials

The quake that struck at 5:29 p.m. local time Friday was located near the coast 23 miles northeast of Pinotepa in the southern state of Oaxaca and was felt in Mexico City , where jittery people still shook up after a deadly natural disaster in September fled swaying buildings and office towers, AP reports.

People Trump takes last place in 'presidential greatness' survey
Author: 0 Trump takes last place in 'presidential greatness' survey

Ninety-one presidential historians do not agree with President Donald Trump's low opinion of his predecessor. The American Political Science Association is out with a new ranking of United States presidents for Presidents' Day , but don't expect the current White House occupant to be celebrating the results.

People Trump Endorses Romney for Senate
Author: 0 Trump Endorses Romney for Senate

President for the support". " Washington sends immigrants a message of exclusion". But don't expect the one-time presidential nominee to use that same level of invective against the current president during his Senate campaign in Utah - or on Capitol Hill if he wins in November.

People Haiti vows abuse review of all charities after Oxfam 'hid crimes'
Author: 0 Haiti vows abuse review of all charities after Oxfam 'hid crimes'

The chief executive said safeguards had been put in place following an internal investigation in 2011 into the behaviour of some Oxfam staff in Haiti but admitted that the charity had not gone far enough. The charity released a redacted version of the findings of a 2011 report after a leaked copy was published on Sunday, prompting a storm of criticism over how the episode was handled.

People Former Trump Aide Rick Gates Will Plead Guilty To Mueller Probe Charges
Author: 0 Former Trump Aide Rick Gates Will Plead Guilty To Mueller Probe Charges

Rick Gates will lead to Paul Manafort who will like lead to either Jared Kushner, Donald Trump Jr, both, or other high-level members of Trump's inner circle. He has secured co-operating guilty pleas from Michael Flynn , Trump's first national security adviser, and George Papadopoulos , a former policy adviser to Trump's campaign.

People Congress, Left parties have 'secret pact' for Tripura polls: Narendra Modi
Author: 0 Congress, Left parties have 'secret pact' for Tripura polls: Narendra Modi

The fight, pollsters claim, is primarily between the ruling CPI (M) and the aggressive BJP , which has tied up with the Indigenous People's Front of Tripura ( IPFT ). The number of voters under the third gender category in the state is 11 and that of the new voters is 47,803. More than 22,000 different vehicles were hired for conducting the elections besides, around 4,000 government vehicles.

People How do different groups define school shootings?
Author: 0 How do different groups define school shootings?

Mr Trump added that he was working with Congress "on many fronts" but did not specify what those fronts were. Trump's comments come on the same day that the FBI publicly admitted that it received a tip about Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz and his "desire to kill people", but the information was never forwarded for investigation.

Author: 0 Family that took in Florida shooting suspect speaks out

They declined to provide their son's first name or age. He owned several, and they were unsecured. He stayed briefly with a family friend in the Lantana area but wanted to move on. Pictured: Cruz as a baby with his adoptive mother, Lynda Cruz. He said he was going to see a movie. The Sneads believe Cruz moved out because of arguments over his weapons .

People Monday forecast: Falling temperatures with precipitation through tomorrow
Author: 0 Monday forecast: Falling temperatures with precipitation through tomorrow

Breezy winds from the south cranks up while ushering in a lot of warmth. Tonight will be another chilly night with lows in the mid-30s. Don't forget to check on the latest local gas prices, which are also listed on this page. A Flood Watch is in effect for Isabella, Gratiot, and Clare counties from Monday afternoon until Wednesday afternoon. No severe weather is expected, but heavy rain looks likely to go along with a few storms.

People Nationals MP George Christensen Joked About Shooting
Author: 0 Nationals MP George Christensen Joked About Shooting "Greenie Punks"

Mr Christensen wrote, "You gotta ask yourself, do you feel lucky, greenie punks?" Mr Christensen said he would not be "moralised at" by the Greens , who he said supported "illegal activism on mine sites". Labor called on Mr Christensen to apologise. "George Christensen posted a vulgar picture of him holding a hand gun, and making what he says is a joke about shooting people, and frankly guns aren't a joke and particularly in the wake of the massacre in the USA only last week with 17 ...

People South Korea hockey coach will stay two more years
Author: 0 South Korea hockey coach will stay two more years

Public interest in the show was huge in the South, with almost 120,000 people applying for one of the 1,000 tickets available for the Seoul performance. A late-January visit from North Korean singer and Korean Worker's Party member Hyon Song Wol already sparked controversy , as did the decision to combine North and South Korean athletes onto one women's hockey team .

People Rowdy family booted from ship after cruise turns to 'bloodbath'
Author: 0 Rowdy family booted from ship after cruise turns to 'bloodbath'

The Carnival Legend arrived in its home port in Melbourne on Saturday, a day after 23 members of the same family were offloaded in an unscheduled stop-off on the NSW South Coast. Kellie Petersen, who was with her husband and three children, told Melbourne radio station 3AW she was afraid. "There's people been walking around with cut heads and hands and bandages everywhere", she told the station.

People US, China reportedly scuffled over nuclear 'football' in Beijing
Author: 0 US, China reportedly scuffled over nuclear 'football' in Beijing

Reporter Jonathan Swan at Axios , broke a big story Sunday night when Swan revealed that when President Trump was in China visiting Beijing's Great Hall of the People a fight broke out between U.S. And the chief of staff John Kelly intervened, and the incident ended in a scuffle between Chinese and American security officials. According to the report, the brawl "was over in a flash, and the USA officials told about the incident were asked to keep quiet about it".

People Trudeau, family visit Akshardham Temple
Author: 0 Trudeau, family visit Akshardham Temple

Trudeau and his family took time to take a picture infront of the Mughal creation. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in India on a week-long visit but the Indian leader Narendra Modi is not with him. According to reports, the Canada Prime Minister's perceived support towards pro-Khalistan elements calling for a separate nation to be carved out of India's Punjab state, is likely behind the "snub" of PM Trudeau.

People Turkey denies allegation of chemical attack in Syria's Afrin region
Author: 0 Turkey denies allegation of chemical attack in Syria's Afrin region

The operation is being carried out under the framework of Turkey's rights within worldwide law, U.N. Security Council resolutions, its right to self-defense under the U.N. United Nations on February six has called for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Syria. The military said that three more villages have been cleared of PKK-linked People's Protection Units (YPG) terrorists in Afrin.

People A top Trump campaign adviser close to plea deal with Mueller
Author: 0 A top Trump campaign adviser close to plea deal with Mueller

He has had what criminal lawyers call a "Queen for a Day" interview, in which a defendant answers any questions from the prosecutors' team, including about his own case and other potential criminal activity he witnessed. It is unclear if Gates plans to share information strictly related to Manafort or if he has damning information about the Trump campaign. The earlier charges against Manafort stem from Mueller's probe of allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election.

People Otago on heavy rain watch from ex-tropical cyclone
Author: 0 Otago on heavy rain watch from ex-tropical cyclone

Approximately 50ml of rain is forecasted for the Tararua Ranges and strong winds of 120-140km/h may be experienced in other parts of the region as well. During the storm, close windows and curtains and avoid potential injury from breaking glass. "Rain won't be significant", Brandolino said. "I could see winds gusting well over 120k in exposed areas, and that will cause some damage".

People PTI chairman Imran Khan ties knot again for third time
Author: 0 PTI chairman Imran Khan ties knot again for third time

The political secretary of the PTI chief, Awn Chaudry has attended the ceremony, earlier, he outrightly denied and also dismissed the notion that the Nikkah took place. "I wish a very happy and blessed married life to Imran Khan", PTI quoted Fawad Chaudhry as saying. Jamaat-e-Islami leader of PP-147 Malik Riaz announced joining PTI, Similarly, social leaders Abid Saeed, Haji Nisar Ahmed also chose to join PTI and work under the leadership of Imran Khan to bring countrywide change in society.

People Manohar Parrikar under observation in Mumbai hospital
Author: 0 Manohar Parrikar under observation in Mumbai hospital

Hon'ble CM is well and under observation. Speaker Pramod Sawant later told reporters that a BAC meeting had been convened on Monday to decide whether to curtail the session. However, it is reported that Parrikar will attend the state Budget Session which will kick off from February 19. "The chief minister's treatment is in the right direction and he is responding to the same".