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Ahed Tamimi Returns Before Israeli Show Trial

Ahed Tamimi Returns Before Israeli Show Trial The 17-year-old appeared confident as she entered the court, briefly whispering to relatives before the judge ordered everyone except her family to leave. A Palestinian Authority policeman intervened to protect the Israeli soldiers, ultimately firing into the air to disperse the crowd. The dramatic U-turn broke a longstanding worldwide consensus that the status of the Israeli-occupied city be ... [Full Article...]

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation expects 8 allies to meet defense target in 2018

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation expects 8 allies to meet defense target in 2018 Eight NATO allies are meeting the 2 percent goal now or expected to meet it this year: the United States, United Kingdom, Greece, Poland, Latvia, Estonia, Romania and Lithuania. "The command would play a crucial role in crisis and conflict", Stoltenberg said. As such, the U.S. may need to be wary that a renewed focus on European threats, such as immigration in the Mediterranean, does not detract... [Full Article...]

Second-grade teacher was no match for flu, co-pay

Second-grade teacher was no match for flu, co-pay Besides getting the victim's age wrong (she was 38, not 28), in claiming that Holland "couldn't afford the $116 co-pay", the meme's author botched another crucial detail of her story. "I think any mom does that". "She saw I was kind of a shy, scared kid..." "I am really enjoying my kiddos", Heather Holland wrote in a message to parents on her school webpage. [Full Article...]

Trump proposes huge increase in military spending

Trump proposes huge increase in military spending The budget documents specifically highlighted "reversing the erosion of the U.S. military advantage in relation to China and Russian Federation", which was a focal point of the National Defence Strategy unveiled by Defence Secretary Jim Mattis in January. [Full Article...]

OAR wins bronze in curling mixed doubles

OAR wins bronze in curling mixed doubles Anastasia noted that they drew power from their relationship and stated, "The fact that we are family helped us a lot". She recovered but seconds later her foot went flying out from under her, landing her on her backside. Notably, the losing pair is also dating and when asked about their loss, Skaslien said, "Fourth place is not bad at all and we're happy with our performance throughout the week... [Full Article...]

Hawaii lawmakers introduce loot crate regulation bills

Hawaii lawmakers introduce loot crate regulation bills The bills were introduced into Hawaii's legislature recently by Democrat Chris Lee, who you may remember was the politician who called out Star Wars: Battlefront II for being "predatory." The bills , if passed, will officially ban video games "that contain a system of further purchasing a randomised reward or virtual item that can be redeemed to directly or indirectly receive a randomised... [Full Article...]

Lovers flock Taj on Valentine's Day, saffron outfits target couples

Lovers flock Taj on Valentine's Day, saffron outfits target couples About 30 activists gathered at around 11 am and raised slogans against Valentine's Day celebrations and terming them as foreign culture. However, the police was immediately put into action after which they detained all the Bajrang Dal workers. [Full Article...]

Billions added to food exports after European Union exit vote

Billions added to food exports after European Union exit vote Mr Davis says businesses need "about two years" with much the same trading rules as they have now to allow them to adjust after the United Kingdom leaves the European Union on 29 March next year. "So anything that makes that more complicated is a problem, but we can manage that problem, we can mitigate the consequences, we can make sure that our relationship with the United Kingdom is as positiv... [Full Article...]

Queen bans plastic straws and bottles from royal properties

Queen bans plastic straws and bottles from royal properties Buckingham Palace announced new measures to phase out plastic straws in public cafes, and an immediate ban on their use in staff dining rooms. Caterers working at Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle, and the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh will be required to use only china plates and glasses, or recyclable paper cups and takeaway food items in cafes must be stored in compostable or ... [Full Article...]

Egypt: Former Head of Anti-corruption Watchdog Arrested

Egypt: Former Head of Anti-corruption Watchdog Arrested She witnessed the incident but did not know where he was being taken and gave no further details. The former president of the Central Auditing Organization, the Egyptian advisor Hisham Geneina, revealed that Anan has documents and evidence which condemn numerous current leaderships in Egypt regarding the serious events that took place after the revolution of 25 January 2011, and his warning to... [Full Article...]

Germany's SPD Turns to Former Rabble-Rouser to Sell Merkel Deal

Germany's SPD Turns to Former Rabble-Rouser to Sell Merkel Deal Relations between the two countries have been strained since the defeated 2016 coup in Turkey as Turkish politicians criticized their German counterparts for failing to show strong solidarity with Ankara against the attempted military takeover on July 15, 2016 and the decision in Germany to ban rallies by Turkish ministers and President Recep Tayyip Erdo─čan a year ago. [Full Article...]

Amy Poehler And 'Parks And Recreation' Cast Reunite For Galentine's Day

Amy Poehler And 'Parks And Recreation' Cast Reunite For Galentine's Day Perhaps changing Galentine's Day into another National Friendship Day would remove the negative and exclusionary connotations that it presently contains. So you know that you should definitely take her advice. Again, at first we pretty much just thought we were hilarious, dressing up all cute and going to a restaurant that you probably don't expect to see a lot of girls at. [Full Article...]

Conflict Persists Over Gas Field Drilling in Cyprus

Conflict Persists Over Gas Field Drilling in Cyprus Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan confirmed the information about the collision of Greek and Turkish boats in the Aegean sea and issued a warning to Greece , Cyprus and global companies exploring for gas in the eastern Mediterranean not to "step out of line" and trespass Turkey's rights. [Full Article...]

Kings of Leon, Fall Out Boy to headline UK's Reading & Leeds festival

Kings of Leon, Fall Out Boy to headline UK's Reading & Leeds festival Kings of Leon , with seven albums under their belt and an arsenal of hits, open the weekend on the Friday night in Leeds - the second time they have headlined the festival. And for those who want some home grown British bands, The Wombats , Courteeners , The Magic Gang and singer-songwriter Tom Grennan have all made the bill. [Full Article...]

Home Office unveils AI program to tackle Isis online propaganda

Home Office unveils AI program to tackle Isis online propaganda The government claims the technology can "automatically detect 94 percent of Daesh propaganda with 99.995 percent accuracy". Talking about how the government would not be forcing tech companies to use this tool by law, Rudd told media: "The objective of these videos is to incite violence in our communities, recruit people to their cause, and attempt to spread fear in our society". [Full Article...]

White House says Trump takes domestic violence very seriously

White House says Trump takes domestic violence very seriously Indeed, one source said the president had told people he believed the allegations against Porter and was clear that men who attack their wives are "sick puppies", whom he views on the same level as child molesters. Porter's second wife, Willoughby, filed an emergency protective order in 2010 against Porter, whom she says aggressively dragged her out of the shower. [Full Article...]

Rents in Kilkenny rise by 7.9%

Rents in Kilkenny rise by 7.9% In Galway and Waterford cities, rents rose by a little over 12 per cent during the year, while in Limerick city, rents rose by 14.8 per cent. In Dublin, for example, there were fewer than 1,350 homes available to rent, compared to nearly 6,700 on the same date in 2009. [Full Article...]

Ex-Georgia chief Saakashvili detained in Kiev by 'individuals in masks' - experiences

Ex-Georgia chief Saakashvili detained in Kiev by 'individuals in masks' - experiences According to The Independent, associates of the former Georgia President said that he was detained by armed men in camouflage at a restaurant in Kiev and driven to the airport. "The fact that he is the husband of an European Union citizen has contributed to a positive decision on the Ukrainian side's request, while considering it", the statement said. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation could block access to YouTube over opposition video

Russian Federation could block access to YouTube over opposition video Deripaska also has past ties to President Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort , now indicted by the special counsel investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 USA election campaign. Deripaska, who emails show was offered briefings on the Trump campaign by Manafort. went to court only days after the investigation's publication, and a judge agreed with his claim that they vi... [Full Article...]

SBI wrote off bad loans worth over Rs 20000 cr last fiscal

SBI wrote off bad loans worth over Rs 20000 cr last fiscal On a sequential basis, however, the provisions stand reduced by 26.76 per cent and are down by about Rs 6.05 billion quarter on quarter. A day before the quarterly results ending December 2017 was declared, a group of analysts surveyed by a global business platform were predicting a profit of Rs 2,060 crore. [Full Article...]


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