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Worldwide Vladimir Putin re-elected Russian president
Author: 0 Vladimir Putin re-elected Russian president

In a sign of continued tension between Kiev and Moscow , Ukraine said Sunday it would not allow Russians in the country to vote at Russian consulates, according to a statement from the government information agency, Ukrinform. Many voters credit Mr Putin , a 65-year-old former KGB spy, with standing up for Russia's interests in a hostile outside world, even though the cost is confrontation with the West.

Worldwide Jared Kushner's Family Business Blames Slumlord Tactics on Paperwork Error
Author: 0 Jared Kushner's Family Business Blames Slumlord Tactics on Paperwork Error

He no longer runs Kushner Cos ., but was charged during the 2013-2016 period when the paperwork for the buildings acquired was filed, and he still has an ownership stake in some of the firm's properties. Records show that Kushner Cos. did submit dozens of amended forms to the city for the properties in Queens. Kushner, President Trump's son-in-law, stepped down as CEO of the company past year before becoming a senior adviser at the White House.

Worldwide Britain takes 'decisive step' towards Brexit deal - but not without controversy
Author: 0 Britain takes 'decisive step' towards Brexit deal - but not without controversy

Jane Golding, chair of British in Europe , said the draft excluded any reference to their continued right to freedom of movement to enable cross-border commuting or provision of services in another country or to people in another country. Laws were agreed in principle surrounding state aid and the wholesale electricity markets; Northern Ireland is part of an island-wide energy market.

Worldwide Republican senator expects Trump to pull out of Iran deal
Author: 0 Republican senator expects Trump to pull out of Iran deal

The EU has received an appeal from French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian to implement new sanctions against Iran. "But we must not exclude [from consideration] Iran's responsibility in the proliferation of ballistic missiles and in its very questionable role in the Near and Middle East", he said.

Worldwide Cardinal Keith O'Brien has died
Author: 0 Cardinal Keith O'Brien has died

O'Brien had resigned as archbishop in 2013 after allegations about sexual conduct relating to relationships in the 1980s. He'd been taken into the care of the Little Sisters of the Poor at Newcastle after being hospitalized in February for a head injury and broken collarbone after a fall.

Worldwide Flood and fires: Recovery expert goes from Lismore to Tathra
Author: 0 Flood and fires: Recovery expert goes from Lismore to Tathra

Residents who lost their homes were given priority but weren't allowed to exit the buses, so had to view the destruction through their tears and glass windows. A house that's has been destroyed by a bush fire can be seen near the town of Cobden, located south west of Melbourne in Australia , March 18, 2018 .

Worldwide Putin Wins Fresh Six-Year Term in Russian Election
Author: 0 Putin Wins Fresh Six-Year Term in Russian Election

Putin ". The only real question is whether voters will turn out in big enough numbers to hand him a convincing mandate for his fourth term - and many Russian workers are facing intense pressure to do so. Russia's polling stations are opening their doors as election day dawns and the first voters cast their ballots to elect the nation's next president , who will nearly certainly be Vladimir Putin - again.

Worldwide Kentucky to face Kansas State in Sweet 16 in Atlanta
Author: 0 Kentucky to face Kansas State in Sweet 16 in Atlanta

Ironically, the man who orchastrated that massive upset, UMBC coach Ryan Odom, spent one season as head coach at Lenior-Rhyne University in Hickory, N.C., a Division II school and a member of the South Atlantic Conference. The team's defense kept the game close , holding Kansas Sate to 1-for-12 from 3-point range. They scored 43 points in the entire game today vs Kansas St.

Worldwide US & South Korea to start massive joint military drills on April 1
Author: 0 US & South Korea to start massive joint military drills on April 1

It said the UN Command notified North Korea on Tuesday of the planned drills and explained that they are annual exercises of defensive nature. Delegation leader Chung Eui-yong, South Korea's national security adviser, said Kim committed to denuclearisation and expressed eagerness to meet Trump as soon as possible, an offer the United States president quickly accepted.

Worldwide Putin overwhelmingly wins another 6 years as Russian leader
Author: 0 Putin overwhelmingly wins another 6 years as Russian leader

Mr Putin on Sunday evening addressed supporters in the Manezh Square outside the Kremlin, telling them was he part of "their team". Putin has sought to use the election run-up to emphasize Russia's role as a major world power, recently boasting of its "invincible" new weapons and continuing Moscow's support for the Syrian regime in a bloody civil war.

Worldwide South Korean prosecutors request arrest warrant for former president
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Lee, who was in office from 2008 to 2013, is suspected of taking about 11 billion won ($10.3 million) in bribes from the state intelligence agency, businesses and others. The Washington, D.C. -based firm, which reported double-digit gains in profits per partner in 2017, also represents Samsung on patent litigation and anti-dumping investigations in the U.S.

Worldwide Russians left wondering who will follow the leader
Author: 0 Russians left wondering who will follow the leader

Steinmeier says he hopes "we'll be able to counteract the estrangement of our continent and between the people of Russian Federation and Germany , and that you will use your new term in office for this objective". In addition to accusing Putin, the United Kingdom expelled the largest number of Russian diplomats from London in 30 years. Zhirinovsky, a staple of Russian politics since he first ran for president in 1991, told the Interfax news agency after the election that he expected Putin ...

Worldwide ED arrives in Rwanda for AU summit
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The Federal Executive Council had on Wednesday last week, approved for the President to sign the framework agreement for establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area. The reports explained that the leadership of the NLC recently kicked against the agreement and cautioned Buhari that if he appended his signature to the document, the Nigerian economy could be crippled completely.

Worldwide China's Xi Jinping gets second term with powerful ally as Vice President
Author: 0 China's Xi Jinping gets second term with powerful ally as Vice President

Xi was re-elected by all members of the National People's Congress (the parliament). Wang Qishan was previously in charge of corruption investigations in China. Wang's appointment has the potential to reshape what has traditionally been a ceremonial role. Deng's far-reaching market-economy reforms laid the foundation for China's economic success story, with its economy expected to surpass that of the United States within the next decade.

Worldwide Merkel to congratulate Putin on election victory soon, her spokesman says
Author: 0 Merkel to congratulate Putin on election victory soon, her spokesman says

He said the key goal is to combat poverty and reduce the gap between the rich and the poor. The longer-term question is whether Putin will now soften his anti-Western rhetoric. While the result of the vote was a foregone conclusion, the next six years would be anything but predictable, said Tatyana Stanovaya, an analyst with Moscow's Center for Political Technologies.

Worldwide Florida bridge collapse: Victim's family demands explanation
Author: 0 Florida bridge collapse: Victim's family demands explanation

The driver of a vehicle trying to avoid falling concrete swerved into Hepburn on the southern end of the span. Hepburn survived the crash and the collapse , but was hospitalized with undisclosed injuries. The bridge wasn't scheduled to open until 2019. It clarifies that FIU did not yet own the bridge "because it was still under construction" and names the key stakeholders, but does not yet reveal what was happening at the time of the collapse "because it still does not yet have the ...

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