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Japanese Prime Minister, finance minister under fire in cronyism scandal

Japanese Prime Minister, finance minister under fire in cronyism scandal Tamaki also said Aso can not escape his responsibility anymore, adding that the scandal has entered a stage where the prime minister's responsibility is questioned. He said there was no "smoking gun" showing direct intervention by Abe or his wife. Aso said the documents were doctored to be "coherent" with a speech made in parliament by the head of the tax agency Nobuhisa Sagawa, who stepped down... [Full Article...]

Mom Charged After 9-Month-Old Baby Found Crawling Across Busy Road

Mom Charged After 9-Month-Old Baby Found Crawling Across Busy Road Ford said she went back to Pellettieri and Bleecker Street, where she found her child. All four of four of Ford's children have been removed from her custody. She told police she immediately returned to the area where she'd left from and found the 9-month-old. The baby was evaluated at a local hospital, and Child Protective Services was notified . [Full Article...]

Armed Man Shot Dead Outside Iranian Envoy's Home In Vienna

Armed Man Shot Dead Outside Iranian Envoy's Home In Vienna Police said the guard, a 23-year-old Austrian soldier, first tried to deter the assailant in Sunday night's incident with pepper spray. "The assailant is about 26 years old and apparently possesses Austrian nationality, and there's no information on his identity and motivation for the act", Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Monday. [Full Article...]

NCAA tournament preview: No. 3 Michigan State

NCAA tournament preview: No. 3 Michigan State Bucknell is risky because it's led by a trio of seniors who average a combined 50.6 points per game. In a season filled with upsets in every conference, Michigan State has shown control and consistency through a roster brimming with talent at all positions. [Full Article...]

West Brom goalkeeper Foster: I feel sorrry for Pardew

West Brom goalkeeper Foster: I feel sorrry for Pardew West Bromwich Albion manager Alan Pardew has confirmed that he will hold talks with the club's board after watching his side slump to a seventh consecutive defeat across all competitions. Goalkeeper Ben Foster said: 'At half-time we were well in the game. "It's getting hard", said Pardew. You have to fight until the end. West Brom's sixth successive loss finished in embarrassing fashion a... [Full Article...]

Shoe thrown at Sharif in Lahore

Shoe thrown at Sharif in Lahore They were immediately caught and thrashed by the audience. A man hurled a shoe at former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif during an event in Lahore on Sunday. "I want to tell both PTI workers and the public that throwing shoes or ink on people is not the right way to protest". Maryam also criticised the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) on the handling of the Panama Papers case and ... [Full Article...]

Sam Nunberg Under the Microscope of Russia Investigation

Sam Nunberg Under the Microscope of Russia Investigation The interviews were so crazed and off-the-rails that CNN's Erin Burnett asked Nunberg if he had been drinking, telling him she smelled alcohol on his breath . Besides dishing on the Mueller probe and offering advice to President Donald Trump , he also remarked on his Monday media blitz. After spending five and a half hours with the special counsel on Saturday, #Sam Nunberg is convinced R... [Full Article...]

Storm Team 11 Forecast: Snow and rain across the area

Storm Team 11 Forecast: Snow and rain across the area Warmer temperatures will ramp up by the end of the work-week, in the 60s. As the storm system pulls offshore there is a slight chance that we could see frozen precipitation late Monday. An isolated thunderstorm is possible. After midnight much cooler air is going to rush into the Tennessee Valley on the backside of the system bringing us rain today . [Full Article...]

Missouri guard Jordan Barnett suspended 1 game after DWI arrest

Missouri guard Jordan Barnett suspended 1 game after DWI arrest Things changed this season under Martin as the Tigers returned to relevancy in a stronger, deeper Southeastern Conference, becoming one of eight SEC programs to make the field of 68. "It will be the next man up", Martin said, "and we keep moving". Mizzou added Michael Porter Jr .to the mix after the former 5-star returned from a back injury he suffered in the first game of the season. [Full Article...]

NCAA Tournament: North Carolina earns bid, set to defend title

NCAA Tournament: North Carolina earns bid, set to defend title UNC has just five points in the last 7-plus minutes. The Orange have some pretty decent scorers. Then they go ahead and allow 71 to Virginia . This year's North Carolina team would be 14-7 if it wins Saturday. He hasn't been able to do that the past two years, getting knocked out in first and second rounds. "Everyone's lying if they're saying they don't hear any of that or they don't ever think... [Full Article...]

3 militants killed in encounter in JK's Anantnag

3 militants killed in encounter in JK's Anantnag While the search was going on the hiding terrorists fired upon the search party. The encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists in Anantnag's Hakura in the early hours of Monday. The officer identified two among the three slained militants as Mohd Eesa Fazli of Soura, Srinagar , and Syed Owais Shafi of Violoo, Kokernag. Anticipating protests, the authorities imposed restrictio... [Full Article...]

Jhansi: Doctors Use Victim's Amputated Leg as Pillow; Govt Orders Probe

Jhansi: Doctors Use Victim's Amputated Leg as Pillow; Govt Orders Probe A government spokesperson said the staff who have been suspended are Dr Alok Agarwal (senior resident - orthopaedics), Dr Mahendra Pal Singh (emergency medical officer), sister in-charge Deepa Narang and Shashi Srivastava, a nurse. He was immediately rushed to the hospital where the doctors amputated his leg to prevent the infection from spreading. Administrators at the government-run hospital i... [Full Article...]

Aussies sixth at Vancouver rugby sevens

Aussies sixth at Vancouver rugby sevens Fiji exploded for 19 unanswered points in the second half to race away to a 31-12 victory over Kenya Sunday in the final of the World Rugby Sevens Series in Vancouver, Canada. Nasilasila also featured in the lead-up to the next try, kicking into open space for Alasi Sovita Naduva, who kicked the ball on and claimed a helpful bounce to score. [Full Article...]

Trump Says Steel, Aluminum Tariffs Could Be Lifted If NAFTA Is Renegotiated

Trump Says Steel, Aluminum Tariffs Could Be Lifted If NAFTA Is Renegotiated Trump's advisers need to teach him the lesson of another Republican president , George W. Bush , who also imposed tariffs on steel , but backed off a year later, after the loss of as many as 200,000 jobs. "It's a very integrated supply chain as we know in the manufacturing sector across the three NAFTA countries". "Those talks are ongoing, and I'm encouraged that hopefully we can get to a... [Full Article...]

Going dancing: Virginia, Virginia Tech, Radford learn NCAA matchups

Going dancing: Virginia, Virginia Tech, Radford learn NCAA matchups Auburn finished first in the SEC during conference play, so there was no way to leave them out. Nashville may as well be renamed South Cincinnati for at least one week. Dan D'Antoni's Marshall squad is absolutely rolling right now, and could give the Shockers a reverse dose of Cinderella magic. UNC is 33-1 in NCAA Tournament games in its home state, with the only loss in 1979. [Full Article...]

Russia Says it Test-Fired a Hypersonic Missile

Russia Says it Test-Fired a Hypersonic Missile His state of the nation address was seen as possibly signaling another arms race with the west. Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said on Facebook that Russian Federation had been working to modernize the MiG-31 supersonic jet that will carry the missile. [Full Article...]

Binghamton University student found dead in apartment

Binghamton University student found dead in apartment The Binghamton Police Department responded to a call for a welfare check at 23 Oak St. and found the body of Haley Anderson, 22, around 12:53 p.m., authorities said. Further details about her death have not yet been released. SUNY Binghamton University, located about 200 miles from New York City, said there was no threat to the public and that investigation remains ongoing. [Full Article...]

Theni forest fire: 65 trapped in Kurangani hills, deaths feared

Theni forest fire: 65 trapped in Kurangani hills, deaths feared Speaking to IANS, Pallavi Baldev said the rescue operations were continuing and the trekkers were being brought down by the rescue team members. "Normally such expeditions are not allowed at this time of the year because of recurring forest fires", said H Basavaraju, Principal Conservator of Forests, Tamil Nadu . [Full Article...]

Trump's tariffs could hit U.S. state, city budgets: S&P

Trump's tariffs could hit U.S. state, city budgets: S&P Trump exempted only Canada and Mexico from the tariffs , citing their "shared commitments" with the United States on national security. "It is certainly not the right way to include Europe. " We are living in historic times of unraveling", he said. Media captionUS tariffs: What do we need to know? Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, Europe's biggest economy and North Atlantic Tre... [Full Article...]

2 dead in helicopter crash in NYC's East River

2 dead in helicopter crash in NYC's East River A spokesman for the mayor's office, Eric Phillips, confirmed the fatalities on Twitter. "Five people have been recovered by New York City Police Department and the New York City Fire Department divers and their conditions are now unknown", the statement said. [Full Article...]


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