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People United States awards Lockheed Martin $1bn contract for Saudi missile sale
Author: 0 United States awards Lockheed Martin $1bn contract for Saudi missile sale

The Pentagon said the partial payment that would go to Lockheed Martin and prevent major delays in the production of the new missile defence system in Saudi Arabia . Whilst the U.S. reiterated its intention to support Israel's right to defend itself against Iran and its proxy-Hezbollah forces, the decision to begin the month-long joint air defense drill is the first concrete signal that the United States is working to "strengthen the ability to defend Israeli airspace".

People Punjab Info Minister Fayyaz ul Hassan Chohan resigns after controversial remarks
Author: 0 Punjab Info Minister Fayyaz ul Hassan Chohan resigns after controversial remarks

Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar also attended the ceremony. "Bashing someone's faith should not b a part of any narrative.Tolerance is the first & foremost pillar on which #Pakistan was built". "Don't operate under the delusion that you are seven times better than us". These remarks come amid rising tensions between India and Pakistan following the 14 February attack in Pulwama by the Jaish-e-Mohammed, which claimed the lives of 40 CRPF personnel.

People Mike Bloomberg: Okay, fine, I’m not running for president
Author: 0 Mike Bloomberg: Okay, fine, I’m not running for president

But as in past years when he weighed a presidential run as an independent he decided he couldn't win. "But I am clear-eyed about the difficulty of winning the Democratic nomination in such a crowded field", he wrote . Trump as a candidate in the 2020 election", reports the New York Times . Bloomberg had mulled running for president as a Democrat in 2020, before ultimately deciding against it.

People Man Killed By Lion He Kept At Home
Author: 0 Man Killed By Lion He Kept At Home

Michal Prasek, 34, was found dead by his father in the lion's cage on February 5, which had been locked from the inside. A 34-year-old man has been killed by his privately owned lion in the Czech Republic, news agency CTK reported on Tuesday.

People Trump Calls New House Probe a ‘Political Hoax’
Author: 0 Trump Calls New House Probe a ‘Political Hoax’

The aggressive, broad investigation could set the stage for an impeachment effort, although Democratic leaders have pledged to investigate all avenues and review Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report before undertaking any drastic action.

People Hillary Clinton finally makes a decision about the 2020 election
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton finally makes a decision about the 2020 election

What's at stake in our country, the kind of things that are happening right now are deeply troubling to me. A spokesperson for the Clintons has told RTÉ News that the claims are "baseless and patently false". We have gotten just so polarized '. But Sanders' 2016 campaign spokesman, Michael Briggs, called sour grapes, and said Hillary is an unliked politician.

People Shell-shocked airport staff discover 1,500 rare turtles
Author: 0 Shell-shocked airport staff discover 1,500 rare turtles

Officials confirmed Monday that the turtles and tortoises - which included at least one threatened species - were found abandoned in the airport's arrivals area. Stephanie Jayson from RSPCA - the animal welfare charity - told Newsround: "The RSPCA is opposed to the trade in wild-caught animals for the exotic pet trade, as these animals are taken from the wild and often transported long distances to then be sold as pets".

People US Congress to Investigate Trump for Obstruction of Justice
Author: 0 US Congress to Investigate Trump for Obstruction of Justice

House Judiciary Chair Jerry Nadler requested a slew of documents from more than eighty people and entities related to the president, including Donald Trump Jr., the Justice Department and the Trump Organization. In addition to document requests, the committees asked to interview interpreters who sat in on meetings, including a one-on-one session in Helsinki last summer.

People Maxine Waters bucks Democratic leadership in unhinged Twitter tirade against Trump
Author: 0 Maxine Waters bucks Democratic leadership in unhinged Twitter tirade against Trump

Mr Bolton defended Mr Trump's remarks, telling CNN the president "made it very clear he considers what happened to Otto Warmbier is an act of brutality that's completely unacceptable to the American side". House Democrats arranged for Cohen to testify before an oversight committee. He described it as a "fake hearing" and said having it in the middle of this "very important summit" was "really a bad thing".

People 'SNL': Hader, Stiller guest star in Cohen hearing parody
Author: 0 'SNL': Hader, Stiller guest star in Cohen hearing parody

Former " SNL " player Bill Hader also dropped by to play Ohio's representative, Jim Jordan . "I'm wide awake and I can see the ideal sky is torn , thank you". "You lying piece of human TRASH!" he yells at Stiller, calling the hearing a "two-bit dirtbag" flea circus. Jordan's animated outrage toward Cohen results in a series of self-owns, to the point that several Democrats on the committee yield their time back to Jordan so he could continue "digging in his own grave".

People Jane Philpott Resigns From Trudeau Cabinet Amid SNC-Lavalin Affair
Author: 0 Jane Philpott Resigns From Trudeau Cabinet Amid SNC-Lavalin Affair

January 14, 2019 - Trudeau shuffles his cabinet after the resignation of Treasury Board president Scott Brison. In a letter posted online Monday, Jane Philpott resigned as president of the Treasury Board and said she has lost confidence with how the government has handled the Quebec construction firm's push to settle corruption charges out of court.

People Daesh teen's Dutch husband seeks return to Netherlands
Author: 0 Daesh teen's Dutch husband seeks return to Netherlands

Begum left the United Kingdom in February 2015 with two girls, namely Amira Abase, also 15, and Kadiza Sultana, who was 16. Begum said she wants to be "an example of how someone can change" adding: "I want to encourage other young British people to think before they make life-changing decisions like this and not to make the same mistake as me".

People House Dems Will Vote On Resolution Addressing Omar's Latest Remarks On Israel
Author: 0 House Dems Will Vote On Resolution Addressing Omar's Latest Remarks On Israel

Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar (Minn.) and Nita Lowey (N.Y.) argued on social media over the weekend about alleged anti-semitic tropes and support of Israel. "Their intention is to make sure that our lights are dimmed, that we walk around with our heads bowed". "No member of Congress is asked to swear allegiance to another country", Lowey wrote in response to Omar's comments.

People $1.5 billion jackpot victor is unknown, but ‘lottery lawyer’ seeks the spotlight
Author: 0 $1.5 billion jackpot victor is unknown, but ‘lottery lawyer’ seeks the spotlight

His new client recently came into $877,784,124, after choosing to collect the winnings in a one-time payment, the S.C. lottery said in a news release. "A simple act of kindness led to an unbelievable outcome", reads the statement from lottery officials . "The State of SC will benefit from $61 million that will be collected in income taxes from the victor", said Brown.

People DP Ruto's pilot, four Americans die in Turkana chopper crash
Author: 0 DP Ruto's pilot, four Americans die in Turkana chopper crash

Meanwhile, Kenyans continue to send their condolence messages to the families and friends of the deceased captain and tourists. The late captain has has been described as a pilot "with exceptional flying skills", with Mr Onyonka, his cousin, saying he had been cleared to flying high-profile guests, including former US President Barack Obama.

People House Democrats Launch Sweeping Probe Into President Trump
Author: 0 House Democrats Launch Sweeping Probe Into President Trump

On Monday, House Democrats sent more than 80 separate document requests from the House Judiciary Committee to a wide-ranging slew of people affiliated with President Trump including most notably his two eldest sons Donald Trump, Jr ., and Eric Trump , who now run the operations of the Trump Organization while their father serves as President of the United States.

People 'Massive' 700-pound gator found in Georgia
Author: 0 'Massive' 700-pound gator found in Georgia

The huge 50-stone reptile was found by conservationists after it got stuck in an irrigation ditch in Georgia, last week. Howze says alligator attacks on humans are extremely rare, and the agency says alligators can only reach such a hefty size by avoiding people.

People California cops who shot Stephon Clark won't be charged
Author: 0 California cops who shot Stephon Clark won't be charged

Clark , who was unarmed, was shot eight times while running from the officers in his grandmother's backyard. Clark's mother, SeQuette, told reporters outside a family home in Sacramento that she was outraged. The shooting last March prompted a series of larger demonstrations and protesters twice disrupted games for the NBA's Sacramento Kings - once when they blocked thousands of fans from leaving the arena and another time when they blocked fans from entering.

People Fierce fighting as US-backed forces advance on IS
Author: 0 Fierce fighting as US-backed forces advance on IS

Washington has about 2,000 troops in Syria, mainly to back the SDF against IS. Capturing Baghouz, an eastern Syrian village on the bank of the Euphrates River, would cap four years of worldwide efforts to roll back the extremists, but the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria group remains a threat, using guerrilla tactics and holding some desolate land further west.

People Video Captures Terrifying Moment of an Avalanche Whiting Out Entire Highway Stretch
Author: 0 Video Captures Terrifying Moment of an Avalanche Whiting Out Entire Highway Stretch

The avalanche danger in Colorado's northern and central mountains is high after up to 4 feet (1.2 meters) of snow fell in some spots in the last few days. Colorado's Avalanche Information Center recorded 807 avalanches in February, 444 of which were triggered naturally. "A potent winter storm caused avalanche danger to rise yesterday and very risky conditions persist today".

People Israeli forces kill two Palestinian 'assailants' in West Bank
Author: 0 Israeli forces kill two Palestinian 'assailants' in West Bank

We previously moved our U.S. Israeli embassy to Jerusalem , but now our less-official consulate handling relations with the Palestinians is being closed and folded into the Israeli Embassy. The Palestinians want east Jerusalem as the capital of their future state. Israeli forces on Monday shot and killed two Palestinians who carried out a car-ramming attack in the occupied West Bank, injuring a soldier and a policeman, police and the army said.

People Trump Rips the Ongoing Investigations Against Him During CPAC Speech
Author: 0 Trump Rips the Ongoing Investigations Against Him During CPAC Speech

The second meeting between Trump and the DPRK leader Kim Jong Un, in Vietnam , was cut short after they failed to reach a deal on the extent of sanctions relief the DPRK would get in exchange for steps to give up its nuclear program. USA student Otto Frederick Warmbier (R), who was arrested for committing hostile acts against the DPRK, speaking at a press conference in Pyongyang, February 29, 2016.

People Wilson-Raybould says she's running as a Liberal in fall federal election
Author: 0 Wilson-Raybould says she's running as a Liberal in fall federal election

MacKay served as justice minister under former Conservative prime minister Stephen Harper. One of the main arguments and fears propagated during the SNC-Lavalin affair by Liberals seeking to defend the push towards a deferred prosecution agreement was that if punished with a freeze on government contracts the company would move its headquarters out of the country.

People Paul Indicates He'll Vote Against Trump's Emergency, Forcing President's First Veto
Author: 0 Paul Indicates He'll Vote Against Trump's Emergency, Forcing President's First Veto

Republican Sen. Rand Paul speaks during a television interview in 2018. On Tuesday, the Democratic-controlled House voted 245-182 to approve the resolution . The Senate is required to take up the resolution for a vote within the month. What is the significance of Paul's decision? Neither chamber now appears to have the necessary two-thirds votes required to over-ride Trump's veto, though the move is a major rebuke to the president hoping to present a united front.

People Trump Links Michael Cohen Testimony To His North Korea Summit Failure
Author: 0 Trump Links Michael Cohen Testimony To His North Korea Summit Failure

President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un . President Donald Trump shakes hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi. According to senior United States officials, in the week leading up to the Hanoi summit, the North Koreans had demanded the lifting of effectively all UN Security Council economic sanctions imposed on Pyongyang since March 2016.

People Bitter, risky wind chills return tonight
Author: 0 Bitter, risky wind chills return tonight

Afternoon wind chills will range from 0 to 10 degrees with a breezy northwest wind. A wind chill advisory issued Friday by the National Weather Service will be in effect from 10 p.m. Tuesday will bring a bit of a warm-up as we pop to near the 30s and then above freezing on Wednesday. Some light snow could mix in near the Kansas/Nebraska border, but the better chances for accumulation will likely remain just to our north.

People United Kingdom ex-Brexit secretary: No deal preferable to current one
Author: 0 United Kingdom ex-Brexit secretary: No deal preferable to current one

They want to examine any agreement Attorney General Geoffrey Cox reaches with Brussels over the Northern Ireland backstop - to ensure it is temporary. "The attorney general needs to give a legally binding guarantee that the backstop is temporary". While the group didn't detail how its goal should be achieved, it said the change must be contained in a treaty-level clause that "unambiguously overrides" the text of the current agreement.

People Trump wants end to China tariff on US farm products
Author: 0 Trump wants end to China tariff on US farm products

This statement has put an end to the worries that Chinese goods will become more expensive after March 1, 2019 as Trump had earlier threatened that if the talks between United States and China are inconclusive then import duties will be raised from present level of 10% to 25%.

People Here's Why You Don't Park Next To A Fire Hydrant
Author: 0 Here's Why You Don't Park Next To A Fire Hydrant

A fire department in California posted photos on Twitter showing what happens when a auto is parked in front of a hydrant and a fire breaks out. We think the driver was probably but shocked but learned a lesson. The hose needs a straight line out of the hydrant. "The weight would have caused even more body damage and the angle down to the hydrant would not allow appropriate water pressure", they said.

People Sanders kicking off his presidential campaign
Author: 0 Sanders kicking off his presidential campaign

At the rally in his birth place of Brooklyn, New York , Sanders set himself up as the anti-Trump. Calling Trump the most risky president in modern USA history, the Vermont senator said that his campaign is built to defeat Trump. "The way I see it, I got plenty to talk about as it is - about the structural change we need in this country and laying out how we can do this". While Sanders often has not highlighted his history as a civil rights activist during his previous political ...

People Late-winter storm to bring 4-6 inches of snow, NWS says
Author: 0 Late-winter storm to bring 4-6 inches of snow, NWS says

Travel could be very hard, the weather service said. According to the latest National Weather Service forecast, snow will become steady throughout the latter portions of Sunday night , with the heaviest snowfall occurring between 9 p.m. Temperatures are near-freezing and roadways are slippery. Those numbers are slightly lower for Western Massachusetts and the Cape and Islands, which may get more like 4-6 inches of snow.

People Met Eireann has issued another weather warning for 18 counties
Author: 0 Met Eireann has issued another weather warning for 18 counties

The Met Office also issued a yellow warning for snow until 2am last night as heavy flurries hit high routes across the Pennines, stranding motorists on the A595 in Cumbria. It all follows a pleasant February in which the country basked in record temperatures. West to north-west winds will moderate, and revert to west to south-west by morning, according to the forecaster.

People Elusive Hoodwinker Sunfish Washes Up On Santa Barbara Beach
Author: 0 Elusive Hoodwinker Sunfish Washes Up On Santa Barbara Beach

The hoodwinker sunfish lays on the beach after its discovery in the northern hemisphere. But after a series of online posts and emails, and coordination with Marianne Nyegaard , the Australian sunfish expert who discovered the hoodwinker sunfish in 2017, the reserve was able to announce the first-ever discovery in a news release Wednesday in The Current .

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