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Author: 0 Russian official: If US attacks, we will return fire to launch positions

The possibility that the United States could use sanctions as a way to quickly take down more big businesses sent shock waves through Russian financial markets. The U.S., European Union member states and a number of other Western nations initially introduced their sanctions against Russian Federation in 2014.

Worldwide Options for United States military strike on Syria run the gamut, official says
Author: 0 Options for United States military strike on Syria run the gamut, official says

Chemical weapons attacks have killed hundreds of people since the start of Syria's conflict, with the United Nations blaming four attacks on the Syrian government and a fifth on the Islamic State group. "The team is preparing to deploy to Syria shortly", the press service said. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that Syrian government troops were on a 72-hour alert and were fortifying their positions.

Worldwide Yesterday Trading Recap Carnival Corporation (CCL) Stock Price trades -5.71%
Author: 0 Yesterday Trading Recap Carnival Corporation (CCL) Stock Price trades -5.71%

Carnival Corporation ( CCL ) stock price moved -4.35% away from 20-Days Simple Moving Average, -6.54% from 50-Days Simple Moving Average and separated -5.71% from 200 Days Simple Moving Average. Victory Capital Management Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Carnival by 10.1% in the fourth quarter. Nordea Investment Management AB now owns 1,380,751 shares of the company's stock valued at $89,155,000 after purchasing an additional 27,234 shares in the last quarter.

Worldwide Israel confirms video of soldier shooting Palestinian
Author: 0 Israel confirms video of soldier shooting Palestinian

Jamal Zahalka, chairman of Joint List, a coalition of four Arab-majority political parties in Israel, called it a "killing spree commanded by [Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu", according to multiple reports, adding, "No wonder the soldiers behave this way when ministers, lawmakers, the media and public opinion are party to the jubilation at the mass killing of Palestinians in Gaza ".

Worldwide ADB forecasts 7% GDP growth this year
Author: 0 ADB forecasts 7% GDP growth this year

Excluding the high-income newly industrialized economies, growth is expected to reach 6.5 percent in 2018 and 6.4 percent in 2019, from 6.6 percent in 2017. Strong demand at home and overseas together with economic reforms lay the foundation for continued growth and macroeconomic stability in China, it added.

Author: 0 Hundreds of flights cancelled amid public sector strike in Germany

The southern states of Bavaria and Baden-Wuerttemberg were among the worst hit on Wednesday but walkouts and demonstrations also affected other regions, including Hessen, Saarland, Brandenburg and North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany's most populous state.

Worldwide Dublin mayor barred by Israel entered country thanks to name confusion
Author: 0 Dublin mayor barred by Israel entered country thanks to name confusion

Israel had aimed to block his entry because of his support for the BDS movement that advocates boycotts against it. The Interior Ministry and the Office of Strategic Affairs issued a statement Tuesday night, saying that MacDonncha, who had been invited to Palestinian Authority-controlled areas by the PA, had been banned from entering Israel.

Worldwide Russian Federation vetoes US-drafted Security Council resolution
Author: 0 Russian Federation vetoes US-drafted Security Council resolution

In the meantime members of the chemical weapons watchdog the OPCW are preparing to visit the site of the suspected attack to determine if chemicals were used but not to assign blame. Russia , in turn, vetoed the US-backed motion, which would have re-established an global Joint Investigative Mechanism (JIM) to probe chemical strikes in Syria and to identify culprits.

Worldwide Relationship with Russian Federation 'worse than it's ever been'
Author: 0 Relationship with Russian Federation 'worse than it's ever been'

Russian Federation had earlier warned that any USA missiles fired at Syria over a suspected chemical weapons attack on a rebel enclave would be shot down, reported Reuters. Trump's tweet was in reference to the chemical attack on the Syrian town of Douma on Sunday which killed 40. Trump's tweet saw the price of the precious metal rise to $1,351 an ounce on Wednesday morning as investors scrambled to invest in a tangible product that could survive an all-out war.

Worldwide Paul Ryan Won't Seek Re-Election, Set to Announce Retirement
Author: 0 Paul Ryan Won't Seek Re-Election, Set to Announce Retirement

Both sought anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly. With Republicans bracing for heavy losses in the upcoming midterms, Ryan has faced lingering questions about his future and whether he would stay in Congress to lead a slimmer Republican majority or the minority.

Worldwide Mark Zuckerberg to Congress: Someone, not me, will be in touch
Author: 0 Mark Zuckerberg to Congress: Someone, not me, will be in touch

They're looking for solutions, after Facebook allowed user information to get into the hands of British consulting firm Cambridge Analytica . In a blunt reply the CEO said: "We do not generally ask people about their political orientation when they are joining the company".

Worldwide College student poses with gun in waistband and 'Women for Trump' shirt
Author: 0 College student poses with gun in waistband and 'Women for Trump' shirt

Amid a youth-driven gun control debate that has swarmed social media, a college senior in Tennessee is defending the provocative photo she posted of her packing a handgun with the caption, "I don't take normal graduation photos ..." "I did think that it would get a little attention, but not to this degree", Spencer told ABC .

Worldwide Fake Hillary Clinton Sex Video Pushed by Russia-Linked Account
Author: 0 Fake Hillary Clinton Sex Video Pushed by Russia-Linked Account

Social media network Reddit has announced that it has taken down almost 1,000 accounts suspected of links to Russia's Internet Research Agency - the same Russian troll farm accused of election meddling on Facebook . PornHub registered more than 250,000 views on the video. Sen. Mark Warner welcomed the announcement in a statement, saying all technology platforms have a responsibility to prevent foreign adversaries from interfering in US elections.

Worldwide EPS pensioners can submit life certificate without Aadhaar, fingerprint authentication: EPFO
Author: 0 EPS pensioners can submit life certificate without Aadhaar, fingerprint authentication: EPFO

For giving pension to the pensioners who can not get and submit Jeevan Pramaan on account of not possessing Aadhaar, EPFO asked banks to ensure that such pensioners are facilitated for Aadhaar enrolment. It has been observed that in many cases IRIS authentication is successful even though finger print authentication may have failed. The pensioners had been facing problems in submitting Jeevan Pramaan or life certificate digitally and non-submission of life certificate would have led to the ...

Worldwide Cardinals Walk Off on the Brewers 5-3
Author: 0 Cardinals Walk Off on the Brewers 5-3

Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Orlando Arcia is not starting on Tuesday against the St. Louis Cardinals . On a cold Tuesday night, Matt Carpenter's two run home run in the bottom of the 11th inning gave the courageous, freezing Cardinals fans what they came to Busch Stadium to see, a Redbirds victory.

Worldwide Voting begins in Azerbaijan as President Aliyev expected to extend rule
Author: 0 Voting begins in Azerbaijan as President Aliyev expected to extend rule

On February 5, Aliyev announced he was bringing forward the date of the vote to April 11 from October 17, a move his government said was necessary to avoid presidential and parliamentary elections clashing in 2025. Cementing his family's decades-long grip on power, the president previous year appointed his wife Mehriban Aliyeva as first vice president. Supporters have praised the Aliyevs for turning a republic once thought of as a ex-Soviet backwater into a flourishing energy supplier to ...

Worldwide Pennsylvania school district arming teachers with baseball bats to combat active shooters
Author: 0 Pennsylvania school district arming teachers with baseball bats to combat active shooters

Last month, another Pennsylvania district said it was arming teachers and students with buckets of rocks. "Unfortunately, we're in a day and age where we may need to use them to protect ourselves and our kids". That shooting has sparked a nationwide debate over gun control and school safety. Superintendent William Hall told the Erie Times-News the district's revised school shooting response plan puts more emphasis on options other than "hiding and waiting".

Worldwide Las Vegas could get new arena for sports league next year
Author: 0 Las Vegas could get new arena for sports league next year

She ended up playing a tiebreaker in her last set to win the match". "We don't have a ton of size but we'll still be strong defensively, and hopefully we'll get our passing up and make sure it's ready for game time". That would have kept us a little more competitive as far as the scoreline in the first half". "You really never know what to expect and how (league teams) are going to be until you see them".

Worldwide Trumps Has Removed Chad From His Travel Ban List
Author: 0 Trumps Has Removed Chad From His Travel Ban List

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said President Donald Trump had signed a proclamation saying Chad had "improved its identity-management and data sharing practices" enough to be taken off the guidelines. State Division spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the "improved practices" by Chad "present a clear off-ramp for nations positioned on the journey restriction guidelines".

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