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Inner-city teacher wins $1m prize

Inner-city teacher wins $1m prize Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton raced to the venue to deliver the trophy while South African comedian Trevor Noah hosted the event which included a performance by Oscar-winning actress and Grammy award winning singer Jennifer Hudson. The whopping $1 million prize was presented the Varkey Foundation. 'I also found that some were being forced to play truant to cook meals in the allocated time ... [Full Article...]

Trump lashes out at 'biased' inquiry into Russian Federation collusion

Trump lashes out at 'biased' inquiry into Russian Federation collusion Lawyers had previously advised Trump not to directly criticize Mueller for fear of aggravating prosecutors. Just a few Republicans strongly warned Trump against firing Mueller - Senator Lindsey Graham of SC said it could lead to the end of Trump's presidency. [Full Article...]

Aung San Suu Kyi cancels only Australian public appearance

Aung San Suu Kyi cancels only Australian public appearance The Sydney-based Lowy Institute was scheduled to host Suu Kyi on Tuesday 20 March to deliver a speech and take questions from the audience, following a Special Summit between Australia and the 10 member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean). [Full Article...]

Flake hopes Republicans would stand up if Trump fires Robert Mueller

Flake hopes Republicans would stand up if Trump fires Robert Mueller Trump attorney, John Dowd, told CNN that if was time to end the Mueller probe on Saturday. The US intelligence community has concluded that Moscow conducted an influence campaign aimed at swaying the 2016 presidential election to Trump over Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. [Full Article...]

Miley Cyrus shows support for Parkland students' inspirational single

Miley Cyrus shows support for Parkland students' inspirational single Last week, school administrators told students that they would be allowed to walk out of school and use the time to remember the victims of the Parkland shooting . And while the event was initiated due to the school shooting, Heslep said that things like power outages, plumbing issues, gas leaks and fires factor into school safety as well. [Full Article...]

Mystery surrounds how ex-Russian spy was poisoned in UK

Mystery surrounds how ex-Russian spy was poisoned in UK NAN reports that British foreign minister Boris Johnson suggested on Thursday that corrupt Russians who owe their wealth to their ties with President Vladimir Putin could be targeted by British police in retaliation for a nerve attack on a Russian ex-spy. [Full Article...]

AS Roma 1-0 Shakhtar Donetsk: 5 Talking Points

AS Roma 1-0 Shakhtar Donetsk: 5 Talking Points Ukrainian side Shakhtar saw their 2-1 first-leg lead cancelled out by Edin Dzeko's strike as Roma reached the last eight for the first time in 10 years via the away goal rule. But Roma broke the deadlock seven minutes after the break as Dzeko latched on to Kevin Strootman's ball over the top and slotted it into the bottom right corner. [Full Article...]

Kremlin says no clear proof Russian Federation behind Skripal attack - RIA

Kremlin says no clear proof Russian Federation behind Skripal attack - RIA The Russian diplomats will leave London on March 20, RIA news agency cited the Russian ambassador to Britain as saying. "It's obvious that there is a lack of any clear proof (of Russian involvement)". In a statement , the four leaders said they shared the view of British investigators that "there is no plausible alternative explanation" for the attack. [Full Article...]

Another shutout expected into gold-medal game with Canada against US

Another shutout expected into gold-medal game with Canada against US The American men will play in the gold-medal game tonight against Canada in an attempt to win their third straight Paralympic title and fourth overall (2002, 2010, 2014). Mark Arendz of Hartsville added a bronze in the standing 10-kilometre race for his fourth medal of the Games. He won the men's seven-point-five kilometer sitting cross-country skiing event held at the Alpensia Biathlon Centre i... [Full Article...]

ASEAN leaders, Australia to discuss South China Sea dispute

ASEAN leaders, Australia to discuss South China Sea dispute Datuk Seri Najib Razak (2nd left) poses for a picture with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull (second right) ahead of the Asean-Australia Special Summit 2018 in Sydney March 17, 2018 . Najib was among Asean leaders who spoke at the closing of the Conference on Terrorism Prevention, part of the summit held at the Sydney International Conference Centre here today. [Full Article...]

Sweden says happy to help on North Korea, amid summit speculation

Sweden says happy to help on North Korea, amid summit speculation Ri Yong-ho arrived in the Swedish capital on Thursday evening with Choe Kang-il, deputy director general of the foreign ministry's North America section. "They will also address the security situation on the Korean peninsula, which is high on the (UN) Security Council agenda", a ministry statement said. [Full Article...]

Special Counsel's Russia Probe Inching Closer To President Trump

Special Counsel's Russia Probe Inching Closer To President Trump The order is the first known instance of the special counsel demanding records directly related to President Donald Trump's businesses, bringing the investigation closer to the president. The White House and the Trump Organisation have yet to comment on the subpoenas. Mueller has had similar negotiations over records, including some that involve subpoenas, with dozens of attorneys , com... [Full Article...]

Top Democratic lawmaker dies after fall at home

Top Democratic lawmaker dies after fall at home After serving four years in the state assembly, Slaughter made a decision to run for the Democratic nomination in New York's 30th congressional district, which at the time included downtown and eastern Rochester, most of eastern Monroe County, all of Genesee County and northern Livingston and Ontario counties. [Full Article...]

Georgia Ranked 128th in World Happiness Report 2018

Georgia Ranked 128th in World Happiness Report 2018 The UN just released their 2018 World Happiness Report , and yet another Scandi contender has taken the honour of happiest nation, with Finland sliding into the top spot. "The US happiness ranking is falling, in part because of the ongoing epidemics of obesity, substance abuse and untreated depression". Burundi placed last in the ranking, with an average score of 2.905. [Full Article...]

South Africa: Zuma Facing 16 Corruption Charges

South Africa: Zuma Facing 16 Corruption Charges The DA says it's awaiting a decision by NPA head, Shaun Abrahams, on whether ex-president Jacob Zuma will face prosecution for fraud and corruption. Zuma was forced to resign in February by his ruling African National Congress (ANC) party. [Full Article...]

Dharmendra Pradhan elected to Rajya Sabha from Madhya Pradesh

Dharmendra Pradhan elected to Rajya Sabha from Madhya Pradesh The SP would be left with 10 surplus first preference votes after backing its candidate Jaya Bachchan, and together with seven Congress and one of the RLD, the BSP would be able to get its candidate elected. "BJP offered me the opportunity to serve Karnataka and Bengaluru in the Rajya Sabha", he added. The term of four members of the Upper House - Rajeev Chandrashekar (Independent), Rahman Kha... [Full Article...]

Canada contributes $10 million in emergency funding for Palestinian refugees

Canada contributes $10 million in emergency funding for Palestinian refugees Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, who along with his counterparts from Jordan and Sweden co-hosted the meeting, said the agency had already undertaken reform measures to streamline and rationalize its activities. "If UNRWA would not exist, if these services were not provided, the security of region would be severely undermined", Guterres told reporters. Minister Shoukry stressed on the nece... [Full Article...]

Toys "R" Us liquidating, gift cards good for 30 more days

Toys Now that Toys "R" Us is closing all its USA stores as well as its stores in the United Kingdom, specialty toy retailers are pretty much extinct. Brandon said a buyer of the Canadian business could choose to purchase the 200 best-performing U.S. [Full Article...]

Criminal Investigation Launched Into Dog's Death On United Flight

Criminal Investigation Launched Into Dog's Death On United Flight Roe said the not knowing it was a dog claim makes no sense with all the paperwork and procedures required to get a dog on a plane. According to the family and fellow passengers, the dog barked softly during the first part of the flight, but then the whimpers stopped. [Full Article...]

Pikeville, Kentucky Police Officer Killed In Line Of Duty, Suspect At Large

Pikeville, Kentucky Police Officer Killed In Line Of Duty, Suspect At Large However, they later said the suspected shooter has not been captured. After talking with the people inside the vehicle, they separated while canvassing the area. Hamilton leaves behind his wife and infant daughter. "Please pray for the community of Pikeville, the local and state police officers involved and the family of the officer who was killed..." he tweeted. [Full Article...]


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