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Woman, 3 children found dead inside West Brookfield home

Woman, 3 children found dead inside West Brookfield home Police were called to the home Thursday for a well-being check and found the bodies of a woman, a 2-year-old boy, a 5-year-old boy and a 7-year-old girl, said Worcester County District Attorney Joseph Early Jr. Kustigian thanked West Brookfield police for being on hand to reassure youngsters there yesterday and Nate Solder of the New England Patriots for stopping by and "lifting spirits at a dark ... [Full Article...]

U.S. to close embassy in Turkey for 'security threat'

U.S. to close embassy in Turkey for 'security threat' Turkey on Monday launched a crackdown on the Islamic State extremist group and boosted security in Ankara after the U.S. embassy said it would be closed for a day. Security measures have also been strengthened in places of the Turkish capital where United States citizens live. In 2015 and 2016, several terror attacks happened in the Turkish capital by PYD/PKK and Daesh terrorist groups, claimi... [Full Article...]

Magnitude 6.0 natural disaster strikes PNG

Magnitude 6.0 natural disaster strikes PNG It's been shaking all through the night", William Bando, provincial administrator of Hela Province, said by telephone from Tari, about 40km from where the shocks hit. While earthquakes are a common occurrence in Papua New Guinea, which is located in the Pacific Ring of Fire where most of the world's quake activity occurs, the latest tremors have been particularly catastrophic. [Full Article...]

Kremlin rejects U.S. charge Russian Federation in breach of arms control treaties

Kremlin rejects U.S. charge Russian Federation in breach of arms control treaties Justice Department last month formally accused 13 Russians and several companies of meddling in the United States' presidential poll in November 2016. White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders made the allegation on Thursday after President Vladimir Putin announced an array of new nuclear weapons , saying they could hit nearly any point in the world and evade a USA -built missile shield. [Full Article...]

China criticizes USA trade report but silent on tariff hikes

China criticizes USA trade report but silent on tariff hikes His remarks, likely made in jest, come days after the ruling Communist Party of China said it would abolish term limits on the presidency thus paving the way for Xi to possibly remain president for life. In 1951, an amendment to the US constitution was passed to formally restrict presidents to two terms. In order to change the current prohibition, it would require initial support of two-thir... [Full Article...]

Mamata extends support to KCR's call for 'Third Front'

Mamata extends support to KCR's call for 'Third Front' He said the country was looking towards regional parties and also towards the parties which could offer an alternative to the BJP and the Congress . He said Rao's criticism of the Union government "was also aimed at cheating Muslims, whom he promised 12 per cent reservation, but had failed to implement it". [Full Article...]

Naga governor asks Neiphiu Rio to form government

Naga governor asks Neiphiu Rio to form government It has posted a big win in Tripura on Saturday, uprooting the CPM after 25 years of rule and ending the 20-year run of the Left party's Manik Sarkar as chief minister . This means the two most important regional parties in Nagaland, NDPP and NPF, have no problem whatsoever in working together with the BJP. Hailing the election mandate in the northeast, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturd... [Full Article...]

In a trade war, China would act to protect its interests

In a trade war, China would act to protect its interests Beijing will spend 1.11 trillion yuan ($175 billion) on its military, according to a budget report presented before the opening session of the annual National People's Congress. USA warships, meanwhile, regularly conduct "freedom of navigation" operations near the islands to challenge China's territorial claims. "China's development will not constitute a threat to any country ". [Full Article...]

Oldham man charged in connection with Leicester blast

Oldham man charged in connection with Leicester blast The police have formally identified members of the Indian-origin family from Mauritius that were among the five people "missing", feared dead. The three will remain in custody and appear in court on Monday. Several other people were also injured, one of whom suffered critical injuries. Sean and Shane Ragoobeer, along with Shane's girlfriend Leah Beth Reek, 18, and Viktorija Ijevleva, 22, who w... [Full Article...]

At least 4 dead in wind-driven storm battering East Coast

At least 4 dead in wind-driven storm battering East Coast He added that it is hard to predict where the storm will take its heaviest toll. Like the nor'easter in January, this storm could undergo bombogenesis - or become a "bomb cyclone" - by dropping at least 24 millibars of atmospheric pressure in 24 hours. [Full Article...]

Israeli court releases Netanyahu's confidants to house arrest

Israeli court releases Netanyahu's confidants to house arrest On Friday, Netanyahu and his wife were questioned for the first time in this case. He is due to meet US President Donald Trump , perhaps his closest worldwide ally, at the White House on Monday. Other countries have their embassies in Tel Aviv. There were a few dozen protesters, singing songs and banging plastic pipes on garbage cans. Last month, Israeli police recommended to indict Netanya... [Full Article...]

Trump Threatens to Impose Tariffs on European Cars

Trump Threatens to Impose Tariffs on European Cars The industries in the two countries are integrated, and trade with each other. Early Friday, Trump took to the Twitter social networking service to defend himself. Trump's planned tariffs have sparked anger from Canada and the European Union (EU). Unless the United States faces an imminent and perilous threat, then lashing out at perceived enemies and rivals becomes an expensive, damaging... [Full Article...]

Teenager Lloyd Gunton jailed over Bieber terrorism plot

Teenager Lloyd Gunton jailed over Bieber terrorism plot His plan included running people over with a auto and stabbing them in the neck. Both editions praised terrorists and encouraged others to commit terrorist acts. "He was drawn into it, curiosity getting the better of him", Henry said. His internet history included searches for: " ISIS beheading video", "Isis terrorist attacks", "Police auto United Kingdom armed response", "how to create a terro... [Full Article...]

Italians vote in country's general elections

Italians vote in country's general elections Many Italians are cynical about election promises made by the country's many squabbling parties and confused about what the outcome might be. "The situation is pretty bad", said Paolo Mercorillo from Ragusa, Sicily, who said he would not even bother casting a ballot. [Full Article...]

China says its 'moderate' defense spending rises are no threat

China says its 'moderate' defense spending rises are no threat The actual number for defense spending should be released on Monday, when China's largely rubber-stamp parliament begins its annual session, though a year ago it was initially not announced, prompting concerns about transparency. China on Sunday sought to allay fears over its grand multi-billion Belt and Road project , saying suspecting the initiative as Beijing's "geostrategic tool" is a "misi... [Full Article...]

Assad regime kills 38 more civilians in Eastern Ghouta

Assad regime kills 38 more civilians in Eastern Ghouta According to al-Hussein, once the perpetrators of these crimes will be identified and brought to justice. Eastern Ghouta, home to some 400,000 people, has been under a crippling siege and daily bombardment for months. The convoy of some 40 trucks had been due to go to Douma in the government-besieged enclave near Damascus, where some 400,000 people need food, medical and other supplies, the Unit... [Full Article...]

Egypt's Sisi and Saudi CP witness Signing agreements

The Saudi leader will reportedly meet with Pope Tawadros II - the head of Egypt's Coptic church - in Abbasiya on Monday, according to media reports. Ties have grown between Egypt and Saudi Arabia since 2013 when Al Sissi led the army's toppling of Islamist president Mohammad Mursi following enormous street protests against his one-year rule. [Full Article...]

One militant among four killed in Kashmir

One militant among four killed in Kashmir According to reports, a joint mobile vehicle check post (MVCP) near Pohan was attacked when the security forces signalled a auto to stop in Shopian , but it did not. The Army men were fired upon and they retaliated, in which a terrorist was killed, a senior army official said. The Army said local police have started legal formalities. [Full Article...]

No truck with SP in Gorakhpur, says Mayawati

No truck with SP in Gorakhpur, says Mayawati In another seat in Gorakhpur, Campierganj, the combined vote of the Nishad Party, BSP and Congress [the SP did not field a candidate as per an alliance understanding] was more than the BJP's vote. However, any such move which might appear against the BJP may also be counter-productive for both BSP and SP as the parties have been at loggerheads with each other in the past and also being the arc... [Full Article...]

'Put That Impeachment Down!' Trump Helps Himself to Teasing at Gridiron Dinner

'Put That Impeachment Down!' Trump Helps Himself to Teasing at Gridiron Dinner All in attendance dined on a three-course meal, laid out with "Fake Menus". A charitable organization, the Gridiron Club and Foundation contributes to college scholarships and journalistic organizations. Trump also said, "I really am proud to call him the apprentice". Every president since has come to at least one Gridiron. On House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi: "She's insane, but she's a fine... [Full Article...]


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