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People Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution to call out Iran over Yemen
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USA officials have also argued that intervention in Saudi Arabia is necessary to curb growing Iranian influence in Yemen, which intensifies the regional struggle between Saudi Arabia and Iran in the Middle East . The UN experts, however, said they were unable to identify the supplier. A bipartisan group of lawmakers in the House have also been pushing for the halt of us assistance in Yemen.

People Kanchi Shankaracharya Jayendra Saraswati passes away at 82
Author: 0 Kanchi Shankaracharya Jayendra Saraswati passes away at 82

He had been ailing for some time. Jayendra Saraswathi's original name is Subramanyam Mahadeva Iyer. "Jagadguru Pujyashri Jayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya was at the forefront of innumerable community service initiatives". After winding its way through the courts for several years, the murder case eventually ended in 2013 with all of the suspects - including Saraswathi - being acquitted, the state prosecution's case having fallen apart.

People Extra emergency beds made available for rough sleepers in Dublin
Author: 0 Extra emergency beds made available for rough sleepers in Dublin

Volunteers have been working around the clock to make sure there is enough shelter for the homeless during this week's freezing weather . Pat Doyle, chief executive of the Peter McVerry Trust, said the increases are unacceptable. Organisations like the Peter McVerry Trust have emergency accommodations in place. Homelessness charity Focus Ireland said one in three homeless families have been in emergency accommodations for more than a year.

People Jared Kushner Loses Access To Top-Secret Intelligence
Author: 0 Jared Kushner Loses Access To Top-Secret Intelligence

Kushner , who is married to Trump's eldest daughter Ivanka, will no longer have access to the Presidential Daily Briefing, the most valued US intelligence report . Nevertheless, so long as the president doesn't affirmatively endorse Kelly's verdict - and take action to enforce it - Kushner appears poised to continue perusing state secrets , and dictating US policy in regions where he and his family have financial interests, unless or until Robert Mueller intervenes.

People 11 ill after suspicious letter arrives at military base
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Maj. Brian Block, a Marine spokesman, said in a statement Tuesday night that people in the building where the envelope arrived "took immediate preventative measures by evacuating the building". "No additional details are available at this time as the investigation is ongoing", Block said. A gunnery sergeant of Joint Base Meye-Henderson Hall opened the envelope around 4:00 p.m.

People US Supreme Court puts off DACA decision - for now
Author: 0 US Supreme Court puts off DACA decision - for now

In its dismissal, the Court said the government's appeal of U.S. District Judge William Alsup's January ruling-which said Trump's attempt to end DACA was illegal-should go through the regular judicial process and be taken up first by the 9th U.S.

People Manjhi leaves NDA, joins Grand Alliance
Author: 0 Manjhi leaves NDA, joins Grand Alliance

Mr. Manjhi hit out at the Nitish Kumar-led NDA government in Bihar as "anti-poor". Manjhi had demanded that his party should get at least one Rajya Sabha seat from Bihar which was not accepted by the BJP following which he chose to leave the NDA.

People South African President Ramaphosa declares new cabinet
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President Ramaphosa, who vowed a "new dawn" and promised for crackdown on corruption , has made the appointment declarations late Monday in Pretoria. "Ramaphosa's decision to side with scandal-ridden Mabuza undermines the integrity of his stated commitment to fight corruption and rebuild from the tatters of the Zuma decade", Maimane said.

People LeT millitant killed in gun fight in Bandipora, says Police
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A militant was gunned down in an encounter with security forces in the wee hours of Thursday at Hajin in north Kashmir's Bandipora district, officials said. According to ANI, a heavy gunbattle is still underway in Hajin area of Bandipora. Hajin, 32 kms from Srinagar , was once known as the epicentre of pro-government militia - Ikhwan - who broke the back of militancy in 1990's.

People Pakistan top choice for Saudi investment
Author: 0 Pakistan top choice for Saudi investment

They are calling on Theresa May to tackle the Crown Prince over his country's human rights record, as well as to suspend UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia amid the kingdom's military action in Yemen, Sky news reported . Tamadur bint Youssef al-Ramah became deputy labor minister, a rare high-level job for a woman in the deeply conservative kingdom. Trump also discussed enhancing bilateral partnerships on security and economic issues with the Saudi and Abu Dhabi crown princes, the White House ...

People Saudi envoy reiterates Riyadh support for Beirut
Author: 0 Saudi envoy reiterates Riyadh support for Beirut

The Nov 4 resignation and his prolonged stay in Saudi Arabia stirred tensions between Riyadh and Beirut , amid suspicions he had been placed under house arrest, until France intervened and he returned to Lebanon where the announcement to quit was reversed.

People Charges Dismissed Against Gates as Part of Plea Deal With Mueller
Author: 0 Charges Dismissed Against Gates as Part of Plea Deal With Mueller

Earlier, the former adviser to the election headquarters of the President of the United States Donald trump and a business partner of Paul Manafort Rick gates officially pleaded guilty to conspiracy and making false statements. "For reasons yet to surface he chose to do otherwise", Manafort said Friday. Also Friday, Mueller's team unsealed a new indictment exclusively against Manafort that included an allegation that he, with Gates' assistance, secretly paid former European politicians ...

People Juventus legend Gianluigi Buffon wants Italy to recall Nice striker Mario Balotelli
Author: 0 Juventus legend Gianluigi Buffon wants Italy to recall Nice striker Mario Balotelli

The 40-year-old Juventus stopper earned his 175th cap in November as a goalless draw with Sweden at San Siro confirmed Italy's failure to qualify for this summer's World Cup in Russian Federation. It is a question of his own career record, of his prestige, of everything that he has given to our football. "You can't get too hung up on the formation, if I have two strong strikers I can't leave one of them out".

People Prezzo to close 100 restaurants amid high street turmoil
Author: 0 Prezzo to close 100 restaurants amid high street turmoil

The CVA will be overseen by advisory firm AlixPartner, and is likely to involve negotiations with landlords to try to reduce rents at numerous restaurants that remain. There are Prezzo restaurants in Stevenage Old Town, Stevenage Retail Park, Hitchin's Bancroft and Eastcheap in Letchworth. Prezzo has been run by Jon Hendry Pickup, a former Travelodge executive, since 2016.

People US Pres. Trump appoints former aide to lead 2020 re-election bid
Author: 0 US Pres. Trump appoints former aide to lead 2020 re-election bid

USA officials have said Russian trolls tried to influence the 2016 presidential election and sow divisiveness in the states by buying ads on Facebook and pretending to be activist groups on both sides of the political spectrum . Mr Parscale has appeared fiercely loyal in interviews , telling " The Texas Tribune " before the 2016 election: "Mr Trump has given me every opportunity in the world, and I would do anything I could to help him win".

People Latte levy: Starbucks' five pence coffee cup charge starts today
Author: 0 Latte levy: Starbucks' five pence coffee cup charge starts today

As BusinessGreen reported last month , the coffee giant has teamed up with waste charity Hubbub to assess how a five pence per cup charge could impact consumer behaviour when buying a takeaway hot drink. The trial starts today, with the proceeds from the charge earmarked for use by Hubbub to run a comprehensive study into behaviour change, including research into how best to encourage consumers to adopt reusable cups.

People Meghalaya Elections 2018: CM Mukul Sangma casts his vote
Author: 0 Meghalaya Elections 2018: CM Mukul Sangma casts his vote

Election was countermanded in Williamnagar constituency following the death of NCP candidate Jonathone N Sangma in a militant attack on February 18. "We will retain power and lead the next Government", Zeliang told IANS. "We are hopeful to emerge as the single largest party in the Assembly and form the government", NPP President Conrad K.

People Storm Team 11 Weather: Rain is back for Wednesday and Thursday
Author: 0 Storm Team 11 Weather: Rain is back for Wednesday and Thursday

Our high temperatures on Friday will be in the lower to mid 40s. A mostly cloudy day is on the way for Wednesday with scattered showers across the region. With high pressure firmly in control, skies will remains clear for the next two days. High temperatures will be in the middle to upper 60s, still above normal for this time of the year.

People Actress is making a Dash for office in California
Author: 0 Actress is making a Dash for office in California

The district voted for Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump , 83 percent to 12 percent. Earlier this month, Dash asked for her supporters' thoughts on whether she should pursue a political career. "I wanted to see what my online community thinks of this idea as I mull the possibilities". He, of course, then went on to serve two terms as USA president, from 1980 to 1988, according to CBS News .

People Relatives protest visit by N Korea general blamed for warship sinking
Author: 0 Relatives protest visit by N Korea general blamed for warship sinking

The head of the North Korean delegation to the Winter Olympics has reiterated that the door for dialogue with the United States is open. "I and frankly most of my friends don't feel that we are the same people", university student Lee Seung-hyun, 20, said after watching the cheerleaders as they swayed to old Korean folk tunes, in between K-pop tunes playing over loudspeakers.

People BSE waives trading fee on sensex scrips
Author: 0 BSE waives trading fee on sensex scrips

In the intra-day trade, the S&P BSE Sensex touched a high of 34,610.79 points and a low of 34,314.87 points. The index had gained 626.25 points in the past two sessions on the back of unabated buying by domestic institutional investors. Sun Pharma, Tata Consultancy Services, Infosys, ITC and Wipro were the biggest laggard on Sensex, falling as much as 2.46%. The BSE Midcap climbed 0.74% while the BSE Small cap ended at 0.88% high.

People Univ. of San Diego basketball coach arrested in Oakland for domestic violence
Author: 0 Univ. of San Diego basketball coach arrested in Oakland for domestic violence

He is married and has two children, but the victim's relationship with Smith remains unclear. They had defeated the University of San Francisco Dons 64-61 in a Saturday game and were headed back to San Diego. He does not appear to have any other arrests on his record. According to CBS 10 News in San Diego, Smith was arrested on three domestic violence charges - domestic violence, assault with force likely to commit great bodily injury and false imprisonment.

People Iran lauds United Nations vote for Russia-proposed resolution on Yemen
Author: 0 Iran lauds United Nations vote for Russia-proposed resolution on Yemen

Backed by the United States and France, the British-drafted resolution was supported with 11 votes in favour on Monday, before Russian Federation used its veto and other member states abstained from voting. However, Moscow has made it clear it will vote down any proposed sanctions on Iran despite evidence showing the country has supplied weapons to Houthi rebels to carry out attacks on the Yemeni government.

People Ivanka Trump takes in big air snowboarding at 2018 Winter Olympics
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump takes in big air snowboarding at 2018 Winter Olympics

Dining with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the presidential Blue House on Friday, Ivanka echoed her father's call for "maximum pressure" on North Korea into giving up its nuclear programme and missile tests. Also with her was International Olympic Committee board member and 1998 hockey gold medalist Angela Ruggiero. 46 South Korean sailors died when the Cheonan was sunk after being struck in 2010 by what was claimed to be a North Korean torpedo, an incident that Pyongyang has ...

People Algeria's Sonatrach agrees to build petrochemical facility in Turkey -Erdogan
Author: 0 Algeria's Sonatrach agrees to build petrochemical facility in Turkey -Erdogan

Veli Agbaba, deputy chairman of the main opposition CHP, said: "Bringing a little child to the stage in front of thousands of people and blessing death is a big mistake. Yes, a lieutenant colonel of gendarmes' special operations unit, praise be! He makes public speeches every day and sometimes several times a day, peppering his speeches with nationalist and anti-Western jibes as well as poetry and religious sayings, conjuring glories of Turkish history.

People Frozen seed vault reaches one million mark
Author: 0 Frozen seed vault reaches one million mark

The latest specimens sent to the bank, located on the Svalbard archipelago between mainland Norway and the North Pole, included more than 15,000 reconstituted samples from an worldwide research center that focuses on improving agriculture in dry zones.

People Vegetarian and Mediterranean Diet Equally Protects Heart
Author: 0 Vegetarian and Mediterranean Diet Equally Protects Heart

This comes after research released in December past year suggested scientists have found a way to turbocharge the health benefits of a Mediterranean diet. In terms of body fat mass and overall body weight, participants lost roughly the same amount (3 lb of body fat mass and 4 lb of overall weight, on average).

People Canadian politician fights back against sex misconduct claims
Author: 0 Canadian politician fights back against sex misconduct claims

Vic Fedeli, who took over as the interim Conservative leader after Brown's resignation January 24 and has been frankly critical of Brown's tenure in the job, welcomed the announcement Monday. This year, two unidentified women told CTV that Brown was sexually inappropriate towards them a number of years ago when they were very young. Brown's departure plunged the Tories into chaos, exposing a deep rift between the party executive, which kicked him out of caucus, and the base.

People Florida school shooting survivor sharing her story
Author: 0 Florida school shooting survivor sharing her story

Her voice quavered as she spoke. "All the love that's been passed around, I wouldn't be here without it", she said. I just want to send my appreciation to all of you. Some bullet fragments remain inside her. "At first sight it was believed that Maddy had deceased", Ojeda said. Broward Health North it was, Ojeda decided there, and the ambulance roared to the waiting trauma team.

People Why West Virginia Teachers Are On Their First Strike In 28 Years
Author: 0 Why West Virginia Teachers Are On Their First Strike In 28 Years

In a joint news release issued by unions representing teachers and school service personnel, it further details items agreed upon in the meeting with Gov. West Virginia's Public Employees Insurance Agency (PEIA) is responsible for administering health care for all the state public's workers. Justice said he would create a task force to address PEIA, but would not call a special session to address education issues.

People Israel bans tourism and education ministers from an event in East Jerusalem
Author: 0 Israel bans tourism and education ministers from an event in East Jerusalem

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on 22 February that Ambassador David Friedman and a small group of staff will work in an existing US consulate building in Jerusalem's Arnona neighbourhood. "If Canadians want a government who will recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, we want their support to recognize that", Enwright said. The new embassy is as yet unplanned, but United States officials have put the price tag at anywhere between $60 million and $1 billion.

People N to make Shehbaz chief today
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Shahbaz, the 66-year-old chief minister of Punjab province, has been elected as the party's president for 45 days by its central working committee (CWC) in a meeting held in Sharif's Model Town Lahore residence today. The court also declared that all decisions taken by Nawaz as PML-N president since July 28 stand null and void after the judgment. The PML-N is trying to get "concrete" assurances from itsmembers who are contesting the upper house polls.