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Russian Opposition Figure Navalny Detained in Moscow Amid Unlicensed Protest

Protesters then tried to prevent a police van from taking him away. Scuffles with police erupted sporadically and the arrested demonstrators included a gray-haired man whom police dragged along the pavement. Petersburg as Russian media claimed a policeman was killed. "People are unhappy with the fact that there's been no investigation" of the corruption allegations, said Moscow protester Ivan Gronstein.

Dakota Access fight goes to Keystone XL

The Keystone XL pipeline is a big step toward correcting these problems, although there need to be many more. Once completed, officials say, the 900-mile pipeline would carry 830,000 barrels of oil per day from Canada into the USA, first through Montana and ending at refineries on the Texas Gulf Coast.

France's right wing populist candidate is losing but not yet beaten

Le Pen raised eyebrows in January when she visited Trump Tower , although she did not visit Trump himself at the time. She ratified France in fighting terrorism and how much Russian Federation can contribute to combat it. She made the unsubstantiated claim that Ukrainian soldiers were targeting civilians in Russia-occupied parts of eastern Ukraine in what she called "a war crime".

Hero Middle East minister tried to resuscitate stabbed policeman

There was an unexpected face among the first responders to Wednesday's attack near the House of Parliament in London. Yesterday Tobias Ellwood was seen weeping in the Commons as ministers praised the officer's ultimate sacrifice. "[The officer] had multiple wounds, under the arm and in the back", The Mail quoted him as saying. Mr Ellwood lost his brother in the second blast of the Bali bombings, which killed 202 people in 2002.

United States stresses 'concern' with Israeli settlements after intensive talks

Trump's Middle East envoy, Jason Greenblatt, who recently returned from a visit to the region, led the USA delegation in what were described as "intensive discussions" with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's chief of staff Yoav Horowitz and foreign policy adviser Jonathan Schachter.

Did Putin put out a contract on a Russian whistleblower and critic?

But Voronenkov is only the latest critic of Putin to be mysteriously murdered. Voronenkov left Russian Federation after losing his seat in the State Duma at last October's parliamentary elections. Russian Federation critics point to various cases which they say raise suspicion about the Kremlin. "I will talk about criminal deeds of the former president, which led to the ongoing bloodshed in Donetsk and Luhansk regions", he said.

Was Trump Wiretapped? Panetta Wants President To Apologize To Obama

The Committee's Chairman and Republican Representative David Nunes said they had "fully complied" with the White House request but did not say what evidence they had turned over. "Problem is, there's no evidence that anything happened at the Trump Tower". The British intelligence agency flatly denied the claim it happened. While disagreeing with Trump's wiretap assertions, Nunes agreed with concerns that the Republican president has expressed about alleged leaks in the probe.

European banks launder millions from Russian Federation

The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP), an East European media network, and Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta have also shared documents and data with the Guardian newspaper and media partners about the alleged involvement of British banks .

Companies Kvetch At Google For Pairing Ads With Extremist Content

As a result the brands have pulled millions of pounds worth of advertising from the video platform. Channel 4, BBC, Boots and Smart Energy GB ads appeared on videos by preacher Wagdi Ghoneim, who allegedy called Osama Bin Laden a "martyr hero majahid, while videos from former Ku Klux Klan imperial wizard David Duke received money from Transport for London, HSBC, Armani and the Financial Conduct Authority's marketing material".

Special Olympics Basketball Team Gets Special Send Off To Championship

Against the rain, the opening ceremony became a spectacular show at the small town Schladming of the Styria state, as the stadium was turned into a visual dream land for the audience in the celebration of life and happiness. "The whole family says if we bottled her enthusiasm, we'd make a fortune". Athletes like Mauro are just one of the reasons Winter and other members of SCPD have supported Special Olympics throughout the years through various Tip-A-Cop evenings and other fundraising ...

Kim Jong-nam's identity confirmed with DNA: Malaysia

The North Korean government has openly criticised the investigation, disputing the cause of death as nerve gas and whether the man killed was in fact Kim Jong-nam. Last Friday, police said they had established conclusively the dead man was 45-year-old Kim Jong Nam, but did not reveal how they confirmed the man's identity, citing "security" reasons.

Centcom confirms airstrike against al Qaeda in Syria

However, he said an investigation would be launched to determine whether any civilians had been killed or injured in the strike on what the U.S. military said was a meeting of al-Qaeda militants in the province of Idlib on Thursday. The village is held by Islamist groups, but the Observatory said no jihadist factions are present. It was the latest example of a large, unexplainable gap between what the USA military and residents on the ground said was hit in a conflict where it is impossible ...

Girl Guides of Canada cancel USA trips over Trump order

The Girl Guides issued a statement, calling it a "very hard decision to make". " At Girl Guides of Canada, we know our members value the safe, inclusive and accepting space that Guiding provides ", a Girl Guides statement read. The group's ban on travel to the USA includes any flights that have a connection through an American airport. The decision, the statement said, was necessary to uphold the group's values.

PDRM obtains Interpol Red Notice to arrest four N. Korean nationals

Angered by Malaysia's handling of the incident, North Korea imposed an exit ban on Malaysian citizens in North Korea, prompting Malaysia to respond in kind. Two foreign women have been charged with his murder, but police are still seeking the four North Koreans whom they believe to be masterminds of the attack.

Dutch voters set to leave all to play for

This list of parties includes not only relatively large parties like the PVV or the current government leaders, the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD), but plenty of smaller parties that have a narrower political view. Leader Sybrand Buma has moved the traditionally center-right Christian Democrats to the right to counter Wilders, while the pro-European Union liberal democrats D66 are also on track to win more seats.

French elections: François Fillon under formal investigation

Prosecutors say he was also charged [Bloomberg report] with complicity in the misusing company assets and failure to comply with transparency rules. Francois Fillon is being investigated over suspicions he arranged for his wife Penelope, left, to be paid public money for wok she did not carry out.

Jewish Community Centre in Vancouver gets another bomb threat

On February 20, this facility was among at least 10 other Jewish community centers across the country to get a bomb threat by phone, according to the JCC Association of North America. On Sunday, as members of the Jewish community were preparing for this week's Purim celebrations, bomb threats were made at seven Jewish community centers in the US and Canada in what civil rights advocates are calling the "sixth wave" of threats made against the Jewish community this year.

Dutch Prime Minister wants to de-escalate diplomatic row with Turkey

Commenting on the incident, President Erdogan labelled the Dutch authorities as "Nazi remnants" and "fascists". In the Netherlands, meanwhile, voting takes place tomorrow after a bitter and divisive parliamentary election campaign in which mainstream politicians, led by the prime minister, Mark Rutte, have been consistently undermined by the unconcealed bigotry and Islamophobia of Geert Wilders, leader of the populist Party of Freedom.

SEC Tournament 2017 bracket: Kentucky claims the SEC

Arkansas center Moses Kingsley was assessed a flagrant 2 for a hard foul on Kentucky guard De'Aron Fox. The Arkansas Razorbacks are coming from a 76-62 win over Vanderbilt Commodores in which Jaylen Barford scored 18 points in 8-for-17 from the field.

Taylor Swift's alleged stalker arrested

According to reports, the crazed stalker has been identified as 29-year-old Mohammed Jaffar and was allegedly "hell-bent" on meeting Swift, heading to her NY penthouse in an attempt to meet her before police were called. Alleged incidents include a February 6 attempt to gain access to Swift by accessing her apartment building's roof, where Jaffar stayed from 10AM until 2PM, at one point even getting so far as the hallway directly outside of her penthouse apartment.

Windstorm knocks out power to 1 million customers in MI

The first priority for restoration will be to fix the largest circuits and areas that include hospitals and major senior centers, Lauer said. DTE Energy crews are now on 16-hour shifts, and crews from four other states will be lending a helping hand in the restoration efforts.

South Korean President Park Geun-hye Caught Up In Samsung Bribery Scandal

Park's lawyers say she was staying in her "residence cum office", receiving situation reports by phone and issuing directives on rescue operations. On Thursday, the police tightened security outside the Constitutional Court and the presidential office, as supporters and opponents of Park held heated rallies, with the lanes from Anguk Station near the court closed off by the police.

Boeing 737 MAX 9 makes its debut

After that is completed the plane will begin flight testing. Boeing's revamped 737 lineup has gained even more forward momentum as the second iteration of the MAX series made a rainy-day debut this morning at Boeing's Renton, Wash., assembly plant.

Turkish Military Chief Meets with Russian, US Counterparts

That's the real aim of the meeting". It is the first time Gen. Dunford has met with his Russian counterpart, Chief of the Russian General Staff General Valery Gerasimov, since a meeting between the two general officers in Azerbaijan in February.

Ujjain train explosion a terrorist attack

A bomb disposal squad earlier went to the accident site, which is around 81 km from Bhopal , to ascertain the cause and nature of the blast. Ten people were injured, three of them seriously, in an IED blast on a passenger train near Jabdi station here today, in what is suspected to be a terror attack.

Ukraine, Russia Face Off At The International Court In The Hague

It also accuses Russian Federation of illegally annexing Crimea. Ukraine says in its filing that the pro-Russian separatists were responsible for the bombardment of residential areas and the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 in July 2014 that killed 298 passengers and crew.

Theresa May to warn SNP to stop playing politics over Brexit

Theresa May might not have actually said the word "referendum" in her speech to the Scottish Conservative party conference in Glasgow, but the prospect of another vote on the possible break-up of the United Kingdom is clearly weighing heavily on the Prime Minister's mind.

Twenty US strikes target Yemen's al-Qaeda in one day

Jeff Davis, a spokesman. They said they heard loud explosions early this morning in Al-Maraqisha, a rugged mountainous area where Al-Qaeda militants took refuge a year ago after they were driven out of Yemeni cities they had captured earlier.

We need the truth on Donald Trump's Russian Federation ties

The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee said "there's nothing there" on allegations that President Donald Trump's campaign advisers had improper contact with Russian agents prior to the election. The committee also said it was probing the US government's response to the Russian activities and possible leaks of classified information related to the intelligence committee's assessments of the matter.

Betsy DeVos releases statement on HBCUs, Twitter points out she's clueless

What kind of twisting [of] history to suit your agenda?! Marybeth Gasman, director of the University of Pennsylvania's Center for Minority-Serving Institutions and an expert in historically black colleges and universities, told POLITICO that the statement is "inaccurate and a whitewashing of USA history".

European Union threatens to introduce visas for U.S. travellers

The European Parliament will vote on legislative resolution on the abolition of visa requirements for Ukrainian citizens on April 5. The EU Commission now has two months to reintroduce visas for Americans wanting to travel to Europe. The E.U. gave U.S. officials notice in 2014 that the country need to enact reciprocity or the visa-free travel for USA citizens would come to an end, but the USA did nothing.

Strong December quarter boosts Australian economy

It also marked 102 quarters without recession, just one quarter short of the all-time record held by the Netherlands. The Australian dollar jumped to 76.87 USA cents from 76.45 United States cents prior to the numbers being released. Indeed, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has predicted that Nigeria's economy will grow by 0.8 percent in 2017. Growth over the year to December was 2.4% - much better than some forecasts at around 1.9% to 2.1%.

PM lauds Iran's role in strengthening ECO forum

During the meeting the two leaders exchanged view on bilateral relations as well as regional and worldwide issued of mutual interest. The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries began in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims against Azerbaijan.

Marie Collins: Survivors' voices must continue to be heard

Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley, the head of the commission, said in a statement that he had expressed to Collins "our most honest thanks for the extraordinary contributions she has made as a founding member". A child plays between chairs of the Paul VI audience Hall at the end of Pope Francis' weekly general audience on January 4, 2017 in the Vatican. The statement said Collins accepted an invitation to continue to work with the Commission in an educational role and that the pope had accepted ...

Senate confirms Wilbur Ross as Trump's Secretary of Commerce

Wicker announced his support for Ross in December, after they met to discuss job creation and economic growth. Ross has divested himself of most of his holdings to avoid conflicts of interest in anticipation of his confirmation. Ross' swearing in will take place Tuesday at the White House, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said . Ross will assist President Donald Trump's efforts to reduce the trade deficit through increased exports and to boost investment - and increase ...

Joel Embiid Out Indefinitely With Left Knee Injury

Embiid will have an MRI on that knee on Monday after suffering a minor meniscus tear. Now he's listed as out indefinitely with swelling in his knee. The 76ers had him sit out for a week, missing three games, but he was back in the lineup on January 27 playing 28 minutes against Houston.

'Swedish national defence and security adviser' unknown to government officials

Bildt dutifully echoed the claims made by Trump, claiming Swedish authorities were failing to socially integrate refugees, leading to a problem with "socially deviant activity" and "hotspots of crime". A Fox News network spokesperson told The Local, also via email, that O'Reilly will address the issue of the Bildt interview in his show The O'Reilly factor on Monday.

Congress returns, with health care, Supreme Court on agenda

The politics of "repeal" and "replace" is straightforward. "I'm in my seventh year as a governor and I've never seen anything like this in terms of outreach by both the administration and Congress". As the nation's governors wrapped a weekend of meetings with each other and President Donald Trump that included discussions about healthcare, Kansas is attempting to discern what direction Washington will go.

8-year-old girl shot to death after crash, police say

Police started their preliminary investigation along with homicide detectives around 2 a.m. Saturday morning. Latoyia Thomas told KPRC-TV the Pontiac's driver abandoned the wreck and got into the third auto, a dark, four-door sedan. She was an honor roll student who was just beginning to learn how to play the violin. Police said Thomas was not injured. Thomas said she thought the woman might be there "trying to help" her.

Rugby union players Ali Williams and James O'Connor arrested in Paris

Williams and O'Connor play for French clubs Racing 92 and Toulon respectively. Both are now playing from French clubs. The 26-year-old Australian and the 35-year-old New Zealander were reportedly nabbed after allegedly giving more than 200 euros to two suspected dealers for cocaine.

Bihar: Top babu held in clerk exam paper scam

Earlier, the state government cancelled the clerical examination conducted by the Bihar Staff Selection Commission (BSSC) after reports of question paper leak. Asked if the questions and answers were leaked to the relatives of the IAS officer, Maharaj said the possibility could not be ruled out. The association called Mr Kumar "amongst the most honest, sincere and competent officers" and received instant support from IAS officers posted in the central government.

United Nations envoy doubts 'breakthrough' at Syria peace talks

The UN has sought to play down expectations for the talks, with the special envoy on Syria, Staffan de Mistura, saying he has little hope for a breakthrough, but wants to move towards restarting a peace process to end the six-year war. Thanks largely to Russian-backed air power and on-the-ground support from Iran and Hezbollah, the militant group in neighboring Lebanon, Assad's forces were able to expel rebel fighters in December from a longtime stronghold on the eastern side of the city of ...

Is the media an enemy of the American people?

A majority of Americans disapprove of the job that Trump has done as president in his first month, according to recent polls . While more voters at every income level said they held a favorable view of Trump than said they held an unfavorable view, Trump's approval ratings were weakest among the highest and lowest earners.

Chiefs pick up four compensatory picks, including a 3rd rounder

The Dolphins award came as a result of the team losing Rishard Matthews, Lamar Miller, Derrick Shelby, Kelvin Sheppard, and Olivier Vernon. They're also receiving the fifth overall pick from Los Angeles after trading the No. The formula is based on playing time, salary and postseason honors. Had the Rams not received a compensatory pick in the third round, the Titans would have received L.A.'s natural third-round pick, which would have been higher.

Over 50 killed after IS car blast

Hours later, local activists reported a second attack that killed eight more people. The explosion went off as the opposition fighters were organizing the return of civilians from al-Bab who had been displaced by the fighting for their town, he said.

Dylann Roof stopped at second church after Charleston shooting

Newly released court documents (via ABC News) claim that the 22-year-old left the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, and traveled to the Branch AME Church, with the documents citing Global Positioning System data that was not revealed during the trial.

'British IS bomber' Ronald Fiddler was former Guantanamo detainee

He said he believed the settlement was paid to avoid disclosure in court of security service activities. In response, the paper issued a statement saying Mr Blair was "utterly wrong to accuse the Daily Mail newspaper of inaccuracy over the Ronald Fiddler story".

Rouhani: Iran paid heavy price to support Palestinians

Rouhani was speaking on the sidelines of an worldwide conference in Tehran on the Palestinian issue, a day after Iran's supreme leader called for a fresh uprising against Israel , terming the Jewish state a "cancerous tumor". "On this occasion, I invite all the participants to read the Opening chapter of the Quran and send it to his soul", Said Ali Khamenei. "Multiple intifadas and continuous resistance have succeeded in achieving very important incremental goals".

Investigators release audio recorded by IN homicide victim

This is the prime suspect in the murders of in teenagers Abigail Williams and Liberty German, police said Wednesday - recorded by Liberty before her death. Authorities have not discussed a motive. Police are not releasing the cause of death because they say that will be a way to help identify the suspect or someone who knows something.

Britain defends Trump visit despite protests

Opening the debate, Labour Party legislator Paul Flynn pointed out that only two other US presidents - George W. Bush and Barack Obama - have been invited for state visits since the 1950s. The lawmakers jointly debated a rival petition calling on the British government to stand by the invitation. In Jan. 2015, the question was whether the USA presidential candidate should be allowed into the country.