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IGP denies saying Leah Sharibu was already on her way back — DAPCHI

IGP denies saying Leah Sharibu was already on her way back — DAPCHI Premium Times reports that the IG made the confirmation at the headquarters of the Theatre command of Operation Lafiya Dole in Maiduguri as he concluded his two-day tour of the three states in the northeast. Muniru Daniru, a resident, said: "We heard at night that they were on their way and by morning, the girls had been returned". "The IGP could not also proceed to Dapchi because of same weathe... [Full Article...]

Catherine Rampell: Trump embraces the dumb way to deal with China

Catherine Rampell: Trump embraces the dumb way to deal with China And he says the US tariffs may hit American companies as hard as Chinese ones. The US launched a complaint against China at the World Trade Organisation on Friday, part of a package of trade measures announced by President Donald Trump on Thursday over China's alleged theft of US intellectual property. [Full Article...]

Malaysia's Bill to fight fake news tabled in Parliament

Malaysia's Bill to fight fake news tabled in Parliament Critics of the new law fear it could be used to silence the free press. It also foresees jail terms of up to 10-years and fines of up to 500,000 ringgit ($128,331, €103,593) for people who create and publish such reports. The lawmaker's concerns were echoed by human rights groups. Surendran said the bill contravened the Federal Constitution, and was thus invalid and unconstitutional. [Full Article...]

'We're skiing on Mars today': Orange snow blankets eastern Europe

'We're skiing on Mars today': Orange snow blankets eastern Europe Officials said the snow was caused by a storm in neighbouring Kazakhstan which had swept up dust and clay and deposited it on the Omsk region. The sandstorm made its way through Greece up to Russian Federation and was so big that it could actually be seen via NASA satellite imagery. [Full Article...]

Parents dump hot cooking oil on teen who refused marriage

Parents dump hot cooking oil on teen who refused marriage Talks about the arranged marriage started past year. According to the Bexar County Sheriff's Department, on Friday, 34-year-old Abdulah Fahmi Al Hishmawi and 33-year-old Hamdiyah Sasha Al Hishmawi were taken into custody. They were released on bonds totaling $60,000. More than that, following the couple's arrest on Friday, the 16-year-old was taken to the hospital with severe burns on her face... [Full Article...]

European Union countries expel 28 Russian diplomats over Skripal case

European Union countries expel 28 Russian diplomats over Skripal case Those sanctions came as the United States joined Britain, France and Germany in denouncing Russia for its apparent role in a nerve-gas attack on a former Russian spy and his daughter on British soil, calling it a "clear violation" of worldwide law. [Full Article...]

Remington, Centuries-Old Gun Maker, Files for Bankruptcy as Sales Slow

Remington, Centuries-Old Gun Maker, Files for Bankruptcy as Sales Slow The company's announcement came just two days before 17 people were killed at a high school in Parkland, Florida , on February 14 - a massacre that sparked an intense campaign for gun control by activists. Remington's creditors, which sources told Reuters include Franklin Templeton Investments and JPMorgan Asset Management, will exchange their debt holdings for Remington equity. [Full Article...]

China Already Eyeing US Farmers In Possible Tariffs Retaliation

China Already Eyeing US Farmers In Possible Tariffs Retaliation About $60billion in Chinese goods were targeted with tariffs in a memorandum signed by Donald Trump, U.S. President, expected to into effect after a 30-day consultation period that begins once the list is published. China is unlikely to respond until Washington acts but might launch an investigation of imports of US corn and soybeans "as a warning shot", said Parker. [Full Article...]

US rallies demand gun control change

US rallies demand gun control change African-American women who were victims of gun violence should be valued and not just remain as numbers - this was the message of 11-year-old elementary student Naomi Wadler during the March for Our Lives demonstration in Washington , D.C. [Full Article...]

As Easter Approaches, Pope Francis Blessed Thousands On Palm Sunday

As Easter Approaches, Pope Francis Blessed Thousands On Palm Sunday Pope Francis on Palm Sunday urged young people not to be silent and let their voices be heard, even in the face of corrupt or silent elders. Today, Christians around the world are celebrating Palm Sunday, the beginning of Holy Week. Speaking directly to the young people present, Pope Francis said that like the Pharisees who told Jesus to "rebuke your disciples", there are also people who tr... [Full Article...]

MSP will ensure fair price for farmer's produce: PM Modi

MSP will ensure fair price for farmer's produce: PM Modi He said, more than three thousand Jan Aushadhi Kendras have been opened across the country and more than eight hundred medicines are being provided there at an affordable price. He gave this clarion call while replying to a suggestion on MyGov.in given by Yogesh Bhadresa, who called for greater focus on fitness and health among the people of India. [Full Article...]

Victim Of Maryland School Shooting Taken Off Life Support

Victim Of Maryland School Shooting Taken Off Life Support A 16-year-old girl shot earlier this week at her Maryland high school has died after being taken off life support . Willey's uncle, Timothy Cormier , issued a post on Facebook in her memory, calling her "the most caring, thoughtful, sweet attractive young lady I have ever met". [Full Article...]

China would no longer be allowed to dominate bilateral trade

China would no longer be allowed to dominate bilateral trade The commerce ministry warned that a 15 percent tariff on 120 goods worth nearly $1 billion - including fresh fruit, nuts, ginseng and wine - would be imposed if the United States fails to reach a negotiated agreement. As he signed the tariffs order, Trump told reporters, "This is the first of many". Jacob Parker, Beijing-based vice president of China operations at the U.S. [Full Article...]

Corbyn sorry for anti-Semitism in Labour

Corbyn sorry for anti-Semitism in Labour This screenshot shows Jeremy Corbyn commenting on an anti-Semitic muralWhat have Labour MPs said? Mr Corbyn left a comment on a Facebook post by Mear One , real name Kalen Ockerman, in 2012 after the artist revealed his work was set to be whitewashed. [Full Article...]

Protecting rights: China expresses regret at United States challenge in WTO

Protecting rights: China expresses regret at United States challenge in WTO The Trump administration has stepped up actions to punish China over what he says is theft of US intellectual property, moving last week to impose tariffs on $60 billion worth of Chinese imported good. The duties would focus on high-tech products, a senior White House official said. The White House said that the Trump administration will propose adding 25 percent additional tariffs on certain pr... [Full Article...]

Left Attacks Killer Mike for Defending the 2nd Amendment on NRATV

Left Attacks Killer Mike for Defending the 2nd Amendment on NRATV He also talked about Dana Loesch, the spokesperson of the NRA, who recently said that the tears of white mothers are like ratings for television. And that's so true and it was so sad to hear her acknowledge it, but it's true, and black people know it's true. [Full Article...]

Egyptian election begins with President el-Sissi certain winner

Egyptian election begins with President el-Sissi certain winner Egypt's interior ministry said police on Sunday killed six alleged Islamist militants suspected of involvement in a failed assassination attempt against a security chief. Around 59 million Egyptians are eligible to vote in the polls, in which al-Sisi and liberal candidate Musa Mustafa Musa are competing. "Bringing weapons into a foreign country constitutes a criminal offense that may lead to i... [Full Article...]

Turkey to target new town in Syria operation, Erdoğan says

Turkey to target new town in Syria operation, Erdoğan says On Saturday, the Turkish government organised a press tour that passed through the northwestern Syrian town of Jinderes en route to central Afrin , the region's main town that also carries the same name. He said most of those who had left had gone to nearby Tal Rifaat, and said that between 50,000 and 70,000 civilians are estimated to remain inside the city. [Full Article...]

Anger over claims Brexit campaign 'cheated' to bend referendum rules

Anger over claims Brexit campaign 'cheated' to bend referendum rules He claims that while at BeLeave he ran all of his speeches and decisions past Mr Parkinson - and that effectively Vote Leave pulled the strings of the smaller group to get around spending limits. In an interview with Channel 4 News, a whistleblower has claimed that the Brexit was cheated into winning by massively overspending on their campaigns. [Full Article...]

Family of four found dead in Mexico 'killed by toxic gases'

Family of four found dead in Mexico 'killed by toxic gases' But, the extended family waited until Thursday night to call authorities in case the Sharps had problems with their flight. Friends grew anxious when they failed to show up to the game and wouldn't answer their messages and calls. Peterson was the first to report, via her Facebook page, that the Sharp family had been found deceased, and said in that post that foul play was not suspected. [Full Article...]


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