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Worldwide Draft of Sochi Statement Urges Lifting of Syria Sanctions
Author: 0 Draft of Sochi Statement Urges Lifting of Syria Sanctions

The Syrian government confirmed the participation of a delegation of 680 people while the Syrian opposition is to be represented by 400 participants, Anadolu Agency reported. "Besides, the delegation of the Syrian Foreign Ministry headed by the [Syrian foreign] minister's adviser and comprising the directors of the ministry's relevant departments has been invited to the congress", the statement said.

Worldwide Wynn Resorts probes sexual misconduct claims against boss
Author: 0 Wynn Resorts probes sexual misconduct claims against boss

Shares in Wynn Resorts plunged more than 10% Friday after a Wall Street Journal story detailed numerous allegations of sexual misconduct against founder and CEO Steve Wynn. Instead, the newspaper said it sought out more than 150 people who had worked for Wynn, many of whom did not want to go on record for fear of losing their jobs.

Author: 0 Almost 100 killed in ambulance blast in Afghan capital Kabul

A rise in the Taliban' deadly attacks is taking place amid an increase in the number of US-led coalition forces in Afghanistan and mounting military crackdown on the armed insurgents elsewhere in the war-torn country. US officials have said that the new strategy is putting pressure on the Taliban. Trump, who previous year sent more American troops to Afghanistan and ordered an increase in air strikes and other assistance to Afghan forces, said the attack "renews our resolve and that of ...

Worldwide Swara salvo at Bhansali
Author: 0 Swara salvo at Bhansali

The co-writers of Ram-Leela even responded with another open letter preaching how the women during the 13th century, felt pride in giving away their lives for their "honour" and blah blah. Actor-singer Suchitra Krishnamoorthi got into a war of words with Swara Bhaskar over this: "Aren't these feminist debates on " Padmaavat " rather dumb?" To this, Swara again replied that it was totally Sonal's choice to say the word or not, but the fact that it was the only word she recalled from the ...

Author: 0 Manchin says Trump order to fire Mueller is 'New York talk'

Senate Republicans moved quickly last August amid speculation that Trump might fire Mueller for investigating beyond his perceived mandate to introduce dueling measures that would provide a layer of job protection. Collins said Sunday she understood the episode to be Trump having a "bad idea". President Donald Trump pressed senior aides last June to devise and carry out a campaign to discredit senior FBI officials after learning that those specific employees were likely to be witnesses ...

Worldwide Everyone's talking about Pink's powerful Grammys performance
Author: 0 Everyone's talking about Pink's powerful Grammys performance

Luckily, if the rocker's tearjerking MTV VMAs speech - which she dedicated to her daughter - is any indication of their close relationship, we're bound to see a lot more of these ladies on future carpets together yet. Earlier in the evening, Pink posed together with her entire family while getting ready for the evening. DJ Khaled walked the red carpet with his 15-month-old son Asahd - who he has with partner Nicole Tuck - and the pair turned heads in their matching velvet suits.

Author: 0 Taoiseach will campaign to 'liberalise' abortion laws

A new constitutional clause empowering the Oireachtas to legislate for abortion will not prevent challenges being taken in the Supreme Court to any future legislation, the attorney general will advise the cabinet tomorrow. A referendum on the contentious issue is expected in late May or early June. Terminations are now only allowed in the Irish Republic when the life of the mother is at risk and the maximum penalty for accessing an illegal abortion is 14 years in prison.

Worldwide Trump Questions Climate Change in Piers Morgan Interview
Author: 0 Trump Questions Climate Change in Piers Morgan Interview

Trump in June of previous year announced the USA would withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, but told Morgan he would consider re-entering into the accord if a better deal was constructed for the United States. "If somebody said go back into the Paris accord, it would have to be a completely different deal because we had a disgusting deal". The new findings come on the heels of another bombshell climate report, stating that the "doomsday scenarios" predicted by scientists for decades ...

Worldwide Several chances for snow this week, some colder temperatures
Author: 0 Several chances for snow this week, some colder temperatures

Mainly sunny skies for the entire day. Temperatures in February are set to plummet with widespread snow showers and rain expected across the country. The warmest temperatures this week will likely be on Wednesday as highs will reach the upper 40s to mid 50s before another cold front moves through.

Worldwide Russia, China pose no military threat to Australia - top diplomat
Author: 0 Russia, China pose no military threat to Australia - top diplomat

Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne said the strategy will look to address the up and down nature of defence within Australia. "Given the size of our defence budget, we should be a lot higher up the scale than that". "We undertake military exercises with China as well as other countries in the region and will continue to do so", she stressed. The push to increase Australian defence manufacturing jobs came after General Motors Co.in October became the last carmaker to quit building ...

Worldwide Budget session 2018: PM requests parties to pass triple talaq bill
Author: 0 Budget session 2018: PM requests parties to pass triple talaq bill

The Bharatiya Janata Party Parliamentary Party executive will also hold a meeting on Monday, which will be followed by one of National Democratic Alliance constituents who will also deliberate on their strategy for the session. Ahead of the Triple Talaq discussion in the Rajya Sabha , another woman in Uttar Pradesh's Hapur fell victim to the practice. Till the deliberations are going on...

Worldwide Taliban kill 40 with ambulance bomb in Afghan capital Kabul
Author: 0 Taliban kill 40 with ambulance bomb in Afghan capital Kabul

Among the deadliest was on Saturday, when a Taliban attacker drove an ambulance filled with explosives into the centre of the city, killing at least 103 and wounding up to 235. The US-led worldwide force in Afghanistan has vowed ongoing support for the Afghan government and armed forces in their "difficult and risky work", adding that none of its members had been killed or wounded in the blast.

Worldwide Afghanistan: Several People Dead, 50 Injured in Kabul Blast
Author: 0 Afghanistan: Several People Dead, 50 Injured in Kabul Blast

Deveoping news emerges out of the Afghan capital of Kabul where at least 95 people are dead and dozens more are injured in an attack claimed by the Taliban . Following the blast, huge plumes of dark smoke rose above the city and emergency vehicles rushed to the city center. "It's a massacre", said Dejan Panic, Coordinator in@ Afghanistan .

Worldwide German automakers funded diesel emissions tests on humans, local media says
Author: 0 German automakers funded diesel emissions tests on humans, local media says

The study was reportedly part of an attempt to prove that new diesel engines were cleaner than their predecessors. Without the benefit of viewing documents only The New York Times claims to have seen - with the likes of Reuters , Bloomberg and Fortune all reporting off the NYT story - CarAdvice is not prepared to speculate on the details.

Worldwide Netanyahu leaves for Moscow to meet with Putin and discuss Syria, Iran
Author: 0 Netanyahu leaves for Moscow to meet with Putin and discuss Syria, Iran

Before boarding his plane, Netanyahu said that Israel is "not willing to tolerate" Lebanon being turned into a site for the manufacture of precision missiles to be used against it. "Today Netanyahu is the only leader in the world who manages to maintain a very good relationship with the president of the United States and the president of Russia at the same time", Elkin quoted from the Russian newspaper Kommersant .

Worldwide Water crisis could lead to credit downgrade for Cape Town
Author: 0 Water crisis could lead to credit downgrade for Cape Town

On Sunday, the ANC's provincial branch said the Day Zero warning was an opposition gimmick to drum up a sense of "gloom and doom" and suggested its own solutions, including reductions in production by brewers and soft drink companies. The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has appealed to Cape Town residents to stick to water restrictions implemented by the local government.

Worldwide Google invests in ride-hailing app GO-JEK
Author: 0 Google invests in ride-hailing app GO-JEK

Go-Jek has expanded quickly with the backing of investors such as Singapore's Temasek Holdings, KKR and Sequioa. Indonesia is likely to account for the majority of that - a prior 2015 Google-affiliated report pegging its share of revenue at more than 40 percent.

Worldwide Mild, cloudy and quiet Monday, then light snow arrives late tonight
Author: 0 Mild, cloudy and quiet Monday, then light snow arrives late tonight

Winds are light. Temperatures tumble through the night. A weak disturbance will move through on Tuesday bringing a period of light snow. This could make for some slick and icy roadways. Most of the day is cloudy. Tonight temperatures will drop into the low 30s with a mix of rain and snow showers. It could be a messy night. Enjoy it while you can, we're still keeping an eye on much colder air invading the state late-week along with the threat for more snow chances Thursday and into ...

Worldwide Updated forecast: Some snow coming for Tuesday
Author: 0 Updated forecast: Some snow coming for Tuesday

School administrators, of course, may err on the side of caution and give the kids a late start on Tuesday. Accumulation of as much as 2 inches of snow is expected for southeastern Pennsylvania; less for points south and perhaps 3 inches in the Poconos.

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