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Kenya authorities says Opposition figure, Miguna Miguna threw 'tantrum' at airport

Kenya authorities says Opposition figure, Miguna Miguna threw 'tantrum' at airport Why was Miguna Miguna denied entry to the country? Get breaking news on your Mobile as-it-happens. Mr Miguna, a dual-Canadian national, had his Kenyan passport taken away in February. According to a statement released by Kenyan immigration services overnight, he failed to provide the "requisite documents" to be allowed entry. "We just need him to follow the process like everybody else". [Full Article...]

Cynthia Nixon to Run for Governor of NY

Cynthia Nixon to Run for Governor of NY She also faulted Cuomo's effort to combat government corruption and said that while he touts himself as a progressive, he's governed as a member of what she called Albany's "old boys' club". Since she's had this new political platform, Nixon has been outspoken about her issues with sitting Governor Cuomo, especially when it comes to education and New York City's giant albatross, the MTA. [Full Article...]

John Bolton is an atrocious pick for national security adviser

John Bolton is an atrocious pick for national security adviser Trump had campaigned against the deal and vowed to end it, but instead heeded the advice of two outgoing aides, national security adviser H.R. McMaster and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, to delay the move. While Bolton's staff has not responded to this speculation, it wouldn't be surprising because the former United Nations ambassador is a political veteran who knows that a house divided up... [Full Article...]

Amit Shah calls BJP's Yeddyurappa 'No. 1 in corruption,' corrects himself

Shah had caused a major embarrassment for himself and his party when he accidentally blamed BS Yeddyurappa for being the number one in corruption. The Congress , which is hoping to break a three-decade trend of Karnataka not returning its incumbent government, was quick in taking pot-shots at Amit Shah and his BJP. [Full Article...]

March For Our Lives: Students urge strict gun laws

March For Our Lives: Students urge strict gun laws Jennifer Hudson , who performed "The Times They Are A Changin'" to cap Saturday's March for Our Lives rally in Washington , D.C., alluded to the shooting deaths of her mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew in 2008. Gott turns 18 soon and, like many of her classmates, will be able to vote in the next election. "It's really important that we're here". "We need to make a difference now". [Full Article...]

Didi in Delhi meets Kanimozhi, Pawar; Sonia likely on March 28

Didi in Delhi meets Kanimozhi, Pawar; Sonia likely on March 28 With the CPM moving a notice of "no confidence" motion against the BJP-led NDA government on Tuesday, Congress spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi said parties which may not agree with each other across the country today have a very strong feeling about the various malpractice of this government. [Full Article...]

Bubbly 'American Idol' Contestant Gushes, Giggles And Nails It

Bubbly 'American Idol' Contestant Gushes, Giggles And Nails It The singer said in a confessional that after being eliminated, he was attacked on social media for his weight, his sexuality and his performance. On Sunday night, more than a hundred of her friends and family gathered at the Wild Wing Cafe in Johnson City to watch her audition. [Full Article...]

China, US in talks to avert trade war

China, US in talks to avert trade war Alarm over a possible trade war between the world's two largest economies has chilled financial markets as investors foresee dire consequences should trade barriers go up due to President Donald Trump's bid to cut the USA deficit with China. [Full Article...]

China February crude oil imports +1.5% y/y

China February crude oil imports +1.5% y/y China yesterday launched its first-ever crude oil futures contract as the world's biggest oil buyer seeks to wield greater power over pricing and challenge the benchmarks in the U.S. To attract greater trade participation, Beijing plans to exempt foreign traders and organizations from income tax. Trading of a contract will cease on the last trading day of the month prior to the delivery month, ... [Full Article...]

Karnataka election 2018 dates announced

Karnataka election 2018 dates announced Take a look at Satish's tweet:How can we forget Twitterati, users didn't spare Amit Malviya. The ruling party in Karnataka , Congress , faces a tough challenge from the BJP , which launched its election campaign in November. Malviya is said to have later deleted his post. Reacting to the incident, senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge said, "Amit Malviya tweeted Karnataka elections date... [Full Article...]

France mourns 'hero' hostage-swap policeman after jihadi attack

France mourns 'hero' hostage-swap policeman after jihadi attack Arnaud was killed on Friday during a shooting spree and hostage-taking around the towns of Carcassonne and Trebes by Radouane Lakdim , a Moroccan-born French national, that left four people dead and three injured. When the officers stormed in and killed Lakdim, they also found the dead bodies of shopper Herve Sosna, 65, and Christian Medves, a 50-year-old supermarket butcher. [Full Article...]

China to respond to USA tariffs, resist protectionism, says envoy to WTO

China to respond to USA tariffs, resist protectionism, says envoy to WTO Yakima fruit growers are watching to see if Washington state apples and cherries are to become pawns in a trade war between the US and China. Financial markets plunged on fears of a potential trade war between the world's two largest economies. [Full Article...]

French police eye anti-Semitism in Holocaust survivor's death

French police eye anti-Semitism in Holocaust survivor's death CRIF is organizing a memorial march in Kanol's memory Tuesday. That exodus has since slowed, but a spate of anti-Semitic attacks since have continued to frighten one of Europe's biggest Jewish communities, numbering an estimated half a million. [Full Article...]

Expectations from meeting in Varna — Turkey-EU

Expectations from meeting in Varna — Turkey-EU But Erdogan struck a more optimistic tone, telling reporters: "We hope that we have left a very hard period behind in Turkey-EU relations". Regarding visa-free travel for Turkish nationals within the Schengen area, Erdogan said Ankara had submitted the necessary paperwork to the EU Commission in early February. [Full Article...]

China trade ties in focus

China trade ties in focus The long-winding India-China border has three sectors: the western sector between Ladakh and the Chinese-held Aksai Chin; the central sector ranges from Uttarakhand and Tibet; the eastern sector divides Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh from Tibet. [Full Article...]

Suspicious Packages Turn Up at DC Military Installations

Suspicious Packages Turn Up at DC Military Installations Another package contained a liquid vial and a circuit board. All were very crude, involving black powder, and would not have caused fatalities had they gone off, the official said. Similar suspicious packages were found at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in D.C., a Central Intelligence Agency mail processing facility, a White House mail processing facility and Dahlgren Naval Air Station in Virginia, ... [Full Article...]

Children among 64 dead in Russian Federation shopping center fire

Children among 64 dead in Russian Federation shopping center fire As well as those killed, 11 injured victims are being treated in hospital, suffering from smoke inhalation. Arriving in Kemerovo early on Monday, Viktoria Skvortsov , the Russian health minister, said genetic experts were needed at the city morgue to help identify victims, many of whom were burned beyond recognition. [Full Article...]

White House Doesn't Deny Trump Campaign Violated Law With Stormy Daniels Payment

White House Doesn't Deny Trump Campaign Violated Law With Stormy Daniels Payment White House aides would have preferred Monday to be all about Trump's decision to expel 60 Russian diplomats and intelligence agents working on US soil and shutter the Russian consulate in Seattle. Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen has admitted paying Daniels $130,000 shortly before the 2016 election, but has not explained why. Trump would have been married to his wife, Melania, during both alleged r... [Full Article...]

Linda Brown, center of Brown v. Board case, dies at 76

Linda Brown, center of Brown v. Board case, dies at 76 The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, which brought the historic legal case challenging school segregation, hailed Brown and her family's contribution to what it called "the most important, transformational Supreme Court decision of the 20th century". [Full Article...]

Eastern Ghouta refugees: 'We left our history, our memories'

Eastern Ghouta refugees: 'We left our history, our memories' Five weeks since regime troops launched a ferocious offensive on Ghouta - killing over 1,500 people - they hold more than 90 percent of the long-besieged opposition stronghold on the doorsteps of Damascus. As the Syrian Army is making rapid advances to liberate areas in Eastern Ghouta from terrorists, it has given an ultimatum to Jaish al-Islam to leave Douma. [Full Article...]


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