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People India welcomes UK's decision on Vijay Mallya extradition
Author: 0 India welcomes UK's decision on Vijay Mallya extradition

Anand Doobay, lawyer for Vijay Mallya, who faces charges of money laundering and fraud in India, had confirmed late a year ago that he meant to appeal the extradition order once it was confirmed by the British authorities. The businessman - whose legal team had previously indicated their intention to appeal the extradition - will now have two weeks to lodge an appeal. While Mallya's legal team had argued in the United Kingdom court that the default on the loans sought by the now-defunct ...

People Putin greenlights creation of hypersonic mid-range missile as U.S. suspends INF Treaty
Author: 0 Putin greenlights creation of hypersonic mid-range missile as U.S. suspends INF Treaty

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on February 2 that his country suspended the implementation of obligations under the INF treaty and officially notified Moscow of the move. German parliament and key figure in the European parliament Manfred Weber tweeted: "The announced suspension of the INF-treaty by the United States is an urgent wakeup call for Europe".

People Iran unveils long-range cruise missile on anniversary of revolution
Author: 0 Iran unveils long-range cruise missile on anniversary of revolution

Iranian new cruise missile Hoveizeh is displayed during a weaponry and military equipment exhibition in Tehran. "They said it was fake news". He added Zarif described Europe's move in formulating the financial mechanism to skirt the US sanctions to do business with Iran as a "positive step".

People Trump’s inaugural committee subpoenaed in probe into its spending
Author: 0 Trump’s inaugural committee subpoenaed in probe into its spending

An inaugural committee spokesman confirmed the receipt of the subpoena in a statement to TPM. The Journal reported in December that prosecutors were looking into whether the committee misspent the $107 million it raised to stage events celebrating Trump's inauguration in January 2017, as well as whether donors made contributions in exchange for political favors - a potential violation of federal corruption laws.

People Cartel Chief 'El Chapo' Guzman Raped Girls as Young as 13
Author: 0 Cartel Chief 'El Chapo' Guzman Raped Girls as Young as 13

He faces life in prison if convicted. The former Sinaloa cartel chief is accused by government witness Alex Cifuentes in the documents of drugging drinks given to girls aged as young as 13 with a "powdery substance" and raping them in a Mexican hideout in the late 2000s.

People Boston Fans Bask In Victory After 6th Patriots Super Bowl Win
Author: 0 Boston Fans Bask In Victory After 6th Patriots Super Bowl Win

The Patriots' Tom Brady , no stranger to breaking records, claimed his sixth victory at the Super Bowl, which is also a league first. According to an Associated Press analysis of the game, "Pro football never looked flatter, older, and more stuck in the days of the VCR than it did Sunday".

People LEAKED: Trump's day is 60 percent unstructured
Author: 0 LEAKED: Trump's day is 60 percent unstructured

On private daily schedules covering almost every weekday of the past three months, the majority of President Donald Trump's working hours are described as unstructured "executive time", Axios reported Sunday. The president did not immediately tweet a response, preferring to eulogise his Saturday golf partners, the multiple major winners Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods.

People Air passenger held in Chennai for smuggling leopard cub from Thailand
Author: 0 Air passenger held in Chennai for smuggling leopard cub from Thailand

The air intelligence unit had received a tip-off about possible smuggling of wild animals and officers were on alert when the Thai Airways flight from Bangkok landed around 2 am. Meanwhile, a vertinery doctor from Arignar Anna Zoological Park who had arrived said it was an one month old cub weighing about 1.1kg measuring 54cm from nose to tail.

People United Kingdom recognises Juan Guaido as interim President of Venezuela
Author: 0 United Kingdom recognises Juan Guaido as interim President of Venezuela

Among them, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Austria, Denmark, Sweden, Poland, and the Netherlands all acknowledged Guaido as the legitimate leader of Venezuela . Maduro started a new term in office last month after 2018 elections that were branded invalid by the opposition. "They are trying to corner us with ultimatums to force us into an extreme situation of confrontation", Maduro said.

People Protests over prison power outage
Author: 0 Protests over prison power outage

Andrew Cuomo called on the Department of Justice to immediately investigate the circumstances at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn , where a power outage has left inmates without heat or lighting the past few days. Nydia Velazquez . "Will continue to push for action". A spokesperson for state Sen. A small electrical fire that broke out in the control room more than a week ago knocked out some power to the West building.

People UK Plans Evacuation Of Royals In Event Of Brexit Riots
Author: 0 UK Plans Evacuation Of Royals In Event Of Brexit Riots

Carmaker Nissan has scrapped plans to build its new X-Trail SUV in Britain and will produce it exclusively in Japan, warning uncertainty over Britain's departure from the European Union was making it harder to plan for the future. Fears of Britain making a disorderly departure from the European Union have spiked in recent days following a vote in the United Kingdom parliament demanding that Prime Minister Theresa May renegotiate the Brexit Withdrawal Treaty.

People Trump wants to keep USA military in Iraq to 'watch' Iran
Author: 0 Trump wants to keep USA military in Iraq to 'watch' Iran

Trump also addressed his disagreement with the US intelligence community its belief that more work needs to be done to combat the Islamic State in Syria before withdrawing USA troops by reiterating his assertion that the terror group has largely been eradicated.

People Bahraini refugee Hakeem Al-Araibi could be extradited by Thailand amid protests
Author: 0 Bahraini refugee Hakeem Al-Araibi could be extradited by Thailand amid protests

Advocates and supporters of Al-Araibi are calling on Federation Internationale de Football Association and the International Olympic Committee to initiate immediate sanctions on Bahrain and Thailand to pressure the two governments to allowing Al-Araibi to return to Australia where he already has refugee status, a career and his wife.

People Iran unveils new missile as Tehran marks revolution anniversary
Author: 0 Iran unveils new missile as Tehran marks revolution anniversary

In a ceremony in Tehran on Saturday, attended by Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami, the cruise missile, manufactured by the Defense Ministry's Aerospace Industries Organization, was put on display and prepared to be handed over to the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force.

People Venezuela's opposition to up pressure on Maduro with new rally
Author: 0 Venezuela's opposition to up pressure on Maduro with new rally

Juan Guaido, Venezuela's self-proclaimed interim president, said on Thursday that agents from a feared special police unit had visited his home. The officer later confirmed he would not give further statements until given authorisation by "the commander-in-chief of the legal armed force which is President Juan Guaido".

People Townsville warned as floodgates open BBC Online
Author: 0 Townsville warned as floodgates open BBC Online

Speaking Monday , Palaszczuk warned: "There's going to be heavy rainfall over the next couple of days". The army, police and emergency crews helped more than 1100 people evacuate their homes on Sunday night. In hard-hit Townsville, cars were mostly submerged, with picket fences barely poking through waist-deep flood waters. Ms Roberts, who lives in a neighbouring street from her sister, can see her house but can't get to it because of the fast current.

People Dead, 2 Hospitalized After Small Plane Crashes Into Backyard in Yorba Linda
Author: 0 Dead, 2 Hospitalized After Small Plane Crashes Into Backyard in Yorba Linda

The crash occurred in Yorba Linda, the Orange County Fire Authority said on Twitter. The video also shows what seems to be a small piece of wreckage from the plane burning in the street. "Local authorities said there are injuries on the ground", Kenitzer said. It was not immediately known how many people were on board the plane, but the twin-engine Cessna 414A is capable of carrying up to 10 people.

People MMA fighter wanted on murder charges escapes
Author: 0 MMA fighter wanted on murder charges escapes

Scott's body was discovered with her friend, Michael Swearingin, in Oklahoma on January 15. Cedric "Spider-Man" Marks escaped from the private prison transport van during a stop at a McDonald's in Conroe, police Lt. Marks was arrested in MI just a couple days later with another girlfriend. Pease's mother, Dottie Pease, told KCEN last month that she had believed her daughter might have had a drug relapse, but that given the developments in Texas, she thought it was possible that Marks ...

People NY authorities to stage STOP-DWI campaign for Super Bowl
Author: 0 NY authorities to stage STOP-DWI campaign for Super Bowl

The ISP is urging motorists to celebrate responsibly and make safety their number one priority during the upcoming Super Bowl weekend. ISP troopers plan to strictly enforce FATAL-4 moving violations over the weekend. The California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration funded the extra enforcement with a grant to the police department.

People Iran unveils long-range cruise missile on revolution anniversary
Author: 0 Iran unveils long-range cruise missile on revolution anniversary

Giving further details about the weapon, Mr Hatami said the new surface-to-surface missile, called Hoveizeh , come from the Soumar family of cruise missiles, unveiled in 2015. Tehran's missile program has drawn much ire in the West - in the United States in particular - with Washington trying to link the issue with the Iranian nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

People Border Officials Make Largest Fentanyl Seizure in Agency History
Author: 0 Border Officials Make Largest Fentanyl Seizure in Agency History

Almost 254 pounds of that was fentanyl. They extracted from it a hundred packages of fentanyl, most in powder form, but ten in pre-pressed pill form , likely to be distributed as counterfeit pharmaceuticals. "Thanks, as always, for a job well done!" The seizure, he added, had prevented an immeasurable number of doses of the drug that "could have harmed so many families".

People Trump Jr. Blasts Adam Schiff
Author: 0 Trump Jr. Blasts Adam Schiff

This was disappointing news for many main stream media outlets and Democratic politicians, like new House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff , R-Ca, who had hinted at it nearly anytime the subject came up in public. informed his father about the now-infamous Trump Tower meeting before or after it occurred. Trump Jr.'s phone records included calls with two blocked phone numbers the same day he exchanged calls with Russian pop star Emin Agalarov, the son of a Russian oligarch ...

People Nissan 'To Cancel Manufacturing New Model In The UK'
Author: 0 Nissan 'To Cancel Manufacturing New Model In The UK'

As well as the X-Trail, Nissan said in 2016 that it would build the next generation Qashqai SUV in Britain after receiving government assurances over Brexit , in what was seen at the time as a boost for Prime Minister Theresa May. It comes after Ford confirmed on Friday that it would be cutting around 370 jobs at its Bridgend plant as it restructures its production across Europe and the United Kingdom.

People Indian students arrested in USA
Author: 0 Indian students arrested in USA

The two numbers 202-322-1190 and 202-340-2590 would be manned by senior embassy officials round the clock, officials said. The prosecutor maintains that the students arrested knew they were participating in the illegal operation, they call it a "pay-to-stay" scheme.

People U.S.'s Bolton: Military intervention not imminent in Venezuela
Author: 0 U.S.'s Bolton: Military intervention not imminent in Venezuela

The United States has recognized Guaido as interim president . "For us Venezuelans, there is only one president - President Nicolas Maduro ", said Gregory Carrasquel, 35. Following Pence's speech, Venezuelan-state run television, Tele Sur, showed Maduro marching with a couple thousand members of the Venezuelan military on Friday.

People Brisbane airport evacuated due to emergency situation
Author: 0 Brisbane airport evacuated due to emergency situation

Zoe Bickerstaffe, who was seeing people off at the airport, told CBC News that police swarmed the food court area of the global departure terminal after a man pulled out a knife and started chasing two other people. "A man has been transported to a police station, where he is to be interviewed". Police have confirmed, the 50-year-old is facing a raft of charges, including contravening a domestic violence order and stalking with a weapon.

People Trump to Call on Democrats to ‘Heal,’ and Bashes Pelosi Over Wall
Author: 0 Trump to Call on Democrats to ‘Heal,’ and Bashes Pelosi Over Wall

Indeed, in his remarks announcing the halt to the shutdown he made "threatening noises" about "declaring a national emergency if Congress can not reach a compromise by the time this agreement expires". If so, the speech would stand in contrast not only to Trump's latest remarks about Pelosi but also to his tone throughout his presidency. He has argued that there is a "humanitarian crisis" at the border involving drug and human trafficking, as well as families and children crossing the border ...

People Facebook and Twitter remove more fake accounts linked to Iran and Venezuela
Author: 0 Facebook and Twitter remove more fake accounts linked to Iran and Venezuela

The company said Twitter helped its investigation by sharing information about suspicious activity it found on its own service. Also today, Facebook , too, removed 262 pages, 356 accounts, 3 groups on Facebook, as well as 162 accounts on Instagram that it had tied to another political influence operation originating out of Iran .

People Narrow escape for Osinbajo as VP’s chopper crash-lands in Kabba
Author: 0 Narrow escape for Osinbajo as VP’s chopper crash-lands in Kabba

Thank you to everyone who has expressed concern and thank you to the crew who managed the situation well. Osinbajo's helicopter crash-landed in Kabba, while, he was on his way to a campaign rally in Kogi State. Military officers can be seen in the clip trying to force open the helicopter and rescue the vice president and other occupants. The Saturday accident happened at a crucial time in Nigeria as the general elections are holding in exactly two weeks.

People No-Deal Brexit? Goldman Sachs It's More Likely After Parliament Vote
Author: 0 No-Deal Brexit? Goldman Sachs It's More Likely After Parliament Vote

She said business was also concerned by the Brady amendment because "it is crucial that any changes withdrawal agreement continue to have the effect of ensuring frictionless trade across these islands". "But the government's approach to no deal preparations - being unwilling to talk publicly about plans and developing an adversarial relationship with Parliament - has caused further problems", the report said.

People Mariah Carey Performs in Saudi Arabia Despite Criticism from Human Rights Activists
Author: 0 Mariah Carey Performs in Saudi Arabia Despite Criticism from Human Rights Activists

Much of this pressure came from people who attempted to bring the plight of jailed women's rights activists to Carey's attention. Women in Saudi Arabia are required to wear loose, long black robes known as abayas in public. "While she's on stage, many courageous women activists are in jail facing torture & other abuse simply for demanding their rights". That hasn't stopped Carey's publicist from framing the concert itself as a step forward for gender equality, though.

Author: 0 Early spring predicted as groundhog does not see shadow

This morning, Pennsylvania's own world-famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil , predicted an early spring after not seeing his shadow, a prediction so rare that it has only happened 19 times in the 133-year history of Groundhog Day . Because Phil didn't see his shadow this morning, we will be saved six weeks of winter and instead see spring bloom. Punxsutawney held its first Groundhog Day in the 1800's.