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Author: 0 Venezuelan opposition coalition decries Falcon presidential bid

Falcon is demanding improved election conditions, including a later vote date, United Nations observers, an end to "harassment" of Maduro opponents, and the removal of government handout booths known as "red spots" to curry favor with voters often set up near polling centers.

Worldwide Trump calls for action to stop mass shootings in US
Author: 0 Trump calls for action to stop mass shootings in US

The US president also said he met with leaders of the National Rifle Association and told them, "fellows, we have to do something". It failed in the Senate after the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting in CT. "I'd rather have you come up with a strong, strong bill and really strong on background checks". President Donald Trump said Monday he would have stormed into the Florida high school to stop the gunman perpetrating the nation's latest mass shooting "even if I didn't have a weapon" ...

Worldwide ADDITION Poland Israel Holocaust Law
Author: 0 ADDITION Poland Israel Holocaust Law

In a long-running clash, the executive European Commission has accused Poland's ruling nationalist Law and Justice party (PiS) of undermining the rule of law with reforms to the judiciary and state media since taking power in late 2015. Opponents accuse PiS of politicising World War Two to build a nationalist sense of grievance among Poles. "We are here open and ready to answer all the questions and clarify whatever is left to be clarified with regard to the anti-defamation law recently ...

Worldwide Billy Graham lies in honor at Capitol Rotunda: Watch service livestream here
Author: 0 Billy Graham lies in honor at Capitol Rotunda: Watch service livestream here

Trump said. The event beings at 11:00 a.m. EST. The Capitol rotunda went mostly silent late Wednesday morning, just the precise footsteps of eight military pallbearers echoing and camera shutters fluttering. Modern technology enabled Graham to proclaim the Christian message of salvation to many more people than any other preacher in history. Watch above, via the White House.

Worldwide Trump says some lawmakers too fearful of NRA to act on guns
Author: 0 Trump says some lawmakers too fearful of NRA to act on guns

Murphy disputed Trump's optimism, telling the president, "I think you underestimate the power of the gun lobby". White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said conversations are "ongoing". Now, however, he is talking of a "bipartisan bill " on gun control. " We must stand firmly for the Second Amendment rights of the American people".

Worldwide North Korea condemns United States sanctions, says blockade would be act of war
Author: 0 North Korea condemns United States sanctions, says blockade would be act of war

China reacted with anger on Saturday to new USA sanctions aimed at increasing pressure on nuclear-equipped North Korea , saying the unilateral targeting of Chinese firms and people risked harming cooperation on the problem. The Chinese foreign ministry said it had lodged "stern representations" with the USA over the measures. "China resolutely opposes the US side enacting unilateral sanctions and "long-armed jurisdiction" in accordance with its domestic law against Chinese entities or ...

Worldwide Trump backs compromise deal on biofuels policy
Author: 0 Trump backs compromise deal on biofuels policy

President Trump met with lawmakers and industry leaders at the White House on Thursday, March 1 to discuss the RFS (renewable fuel standard). The decade-old policy was meant to help farmers and reduce petroleum imports but has increasingly divided farmers and energy companies - two of Trump's most important constituencies.

Worldwide Putin says Russian Federation has 'invisible' nuclear weapons, missile
Author: 0 Putin says Russian Federation has 'invisible' nuclear weapons, missile

President Vladimir Putin claimed in an annual state of the nation speech Thursday that the Russian military had developed new weaponry that renders missile defenses "completely useless". Those are the kind of words no one should take lightly. He also said Russian Federation needs to make a technological breakthrough to set the foundation for future successful development.

Worldwide Former President Clinton honors Billy Graham: 'He was a profoundly good man'
Author: 0 Former President Clinton honors Billy Graham: 'He was a profoundly good man'

As they walked through the carpeted room, mourners occasionally paused to look at the closed coffin, or at mahogany-framed photos of Graham and his family on the walls and furniture. Graham's body, in a casket made by prison inmates, was in the parlor of the home Monday and will be there Tuesday. Turner said that her mother had passed her faith onto her and she, in turn, had passed it down to five children and four great-grandchildren.

Author: 0 WASHINGTON TRUST Co Takes $221000 Position in Marathon Petroleum Corp (MPC)

Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 3,987,706 shares of the oil and gas company's stock worth $223,630,000 after acquiring an additional 1,520,471 shares during the last quarter. Nationwide Fund has 322,586 shares. 172 are owned by Assetmark. Hutchin Hill LP holds 0.01% or 10,100 shares. Since September 14, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 selling transactions for $7.73 million activity.

Worldwide Journalist murder shocks Slovakia
Author: 0 Journalist murder shocks Slovakia

The bodies of Jan Kuciak , 27, a journalist with the Slovak news website Aktuality .sk, and his girlfriend, were found in his house in Velka Maca , western Slovakia . It said there were "justified suspicions" that the murder was connected to Kuciak's "current research", but declined to say what that research involved.

Worldwide Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh encounter, top leader among those gunned down
Author: 0 Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh encounter, top leader among those gunned down

Six women were among the rebels killed in the encounter, Hindustan Times reported. "The police forces of Telangana and Chhattisgarh while conducting a joint operation in the forest areas ran into a group of Maoists". "The police forces are still there in the forests continuing the combing operation to nab those Maoists who escaped from the spot", Jha said. Damodar was the head of the north Telangana special zone.

Worldwide US Vice-President Mike Pence claims abortion will end 'in our lifetime'
Author: 0 US Vice-President Mike Pence claims abortion will end 'in our lifetime'

Anthony's List, a non-profit organization that supports the election and platforms of anti-abortion politicians, mainly women, and the Life Issues Institute , a Cincinnati, Ohio-based effort that works to assure equal legal protection through educational tools created to change hearts and minds "from conception to natural death".

Worldwide Murdered Slovak journalist 'was probing high-level graft'
Author: 0 Murdered Slovak journalist 'was probing high-level graft'

Opposition parties held a protest rally over Kuciak's killing in Bratislava on Wednesday afternoon, and another protest was scheduled in several cities for Friday. Fico, who said that violence and intimidation against journalists undermined civil society. At the time of Kuciak's murder, reporters were still collecting information about the possible connections between Vadala, Troskova, and Fico's office, OCCRP writes.

Worldwide ICE arrests more than 200 people in 4-day California raid
Author: 0 ICE arrests more than 200 people in 4-day California raid

ICE confirms 232 arrests during NorCal operationSanta Clara County's Rapid Response Network (volunteers who respond to reported ICE action and act as observers) tells ABC7 News at least 7 people were arrested in San Jose. Arrests of undocumented immigrants without criminal convictions have risen sharply under the Trump administration. By Tuesday the agency confirmed it did indeed conduct an operation and blamed Schaaf for likely allowing many " targets " to slip away.

Worldwide Missouri governor's trial date set for May
Author: 0 Missouri governor's trial date set for May

Greitens's attorney issued a statement welcoming the state investigation last week, promising to work with a special committee appointed to investigate the affair. Baker is vice president of the political consulting firm Axiom Strategies. He's called Circuit Attorney Gardner, a Democrat, "a reckless liberal prosecutor who uses her office to score political points".

Worldwide BWW Feature: SRIDEVI'S FINAL JOURNEY Home
Author: 0 BWW Feature: SRIDEVI'S FINAL JOURNEY Home

The 54-year-old Sridevi , who was known by only one name, drowned in a hotel bathtub after losing consciousness, officials say . A private jet had flown to Dubai from Mumbai on Sunday, a day after her death. The body was carried in a truck decorated with flowers and a giant poster of the actress. Thousands of devastated fans thronged the streets to watch the motorcade make its way across central Mumbai .

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