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World Media Australia: Cardinal George Pell's sex abuse hearing begins
Author: 0 Australia: Cardinal George Pell's sex abuse hearing begins

Pell experienced intense media glare and heavy police presence as he began a month long committal hearing which will decide if there is enough evidence for him to stand trial. They will begin giving evidence this afternoon for up to two weeks, during which time the court will be closed - standard practice in Victoria for cases involving alleged sexual offence charges.

World Media Trump jokes it up at Gridiron Dinner
Author: 0 Trump jokes it up at Gridiron Dinner

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said in February it was not yet decided whether the U.S. leader would attend that annual event. "I like turnover. "She said, behave! By the way she has been an incredible first lady". "We were late tonight because Jared could not get through security". In another wisecrack, Trump said he had offered Jeff Sessions a ride to the event but the attorney general "recused himself" - a reference to the top law enforcement official's abstention from the ...

World Media 'Kaala' team to file complaint after teaser leak!
Author: 0 'Kaala' team to file complaint after teaser leak!

Rajinikanth as Kaala pulls no punches in the two minute teaser that has unveiled today morning. The source said, "Wunderbar Films and the Kaala team have made a decision to take legal action against those involved in the teaser leak which happened last night".

World Media Catalan parliament defends Puigdemont, denounces Spain's 'shift to authoritarianism'
Author: 0 Catalan parliament defends Puigdemont, denounces Spain's 'shift to authoritarianism'

Announcing he was provisionally withdrawing his candidacy, he said that decision "is founded in one reason only - under current conditions it's the way to get a new government under way". At the end of January, the Catalan parliament's speaker - also a separatist - postponed a key vote to reappoint him as president . Carles Puigdemont has withdrawn himself from consideration as leader of Catalonia .

World Media Syria Cease-Fire Yet to Be Implemented — UN Aid Chief
Author: 0 Syria Cease-Fire Yet to Be Implemented — UN Aid Chief

Russia , a strong ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, has called for daily five-hour local ceasefires to establish what it calls a humanitarian corridor so aid can enter the enclave and civilians and wounded can leave. "Shells even crash into the grounds of the Russian embassy and the economic mission". Are we going to tolerate this indefinitely? "No, of course not", he said.

World Media Israel arrests family member of jailed Palestinian teen
Author: 0 Israel arrests family member of jailed Palestinian teen

Maj. They explained that after considerable pressure from police, the 15-year-old told interrogators that he had fallen off of his bike because he thought standing by his original story would get him into further trouble. Mohammed was shot in the face by a rubber bullet in December and is awaiting surgery to restore a part of his skull. Several members of the family have been detained and killed over the years.

World Media Title defender Svitolina to face Germany's Kerber in the Dubai Open semifinals
Author: 0 Title defender Svitolina to face Germany's Kerber in the Dubai Open semifinals

The unseeded Russian was able to overcome the disappointment, breaking straight back to love, reflecting her tough mentality. But I was very happy with the way I was playing. The win came as a pleasant surprise, especially when the Spaniard served for the match while also looking in great form. I was just trying to fight for every ball because Garbine, she's playing unbelievable.

World Media Sound Off: Should McMaster Return to the Pentagon?
Author: 0 Sound Off: Should McMaster Return to the Pentagon?

This comes in the wake of his comments at a security conference that there is no longer any doubt that the Russians interfered in the 2016 presidential election. Others accuse Steve Bannon of poisoning the well after McMaster removed Bannon from the National Security Council, setting off a vicious smear campaign that's played out on Breitbart News.

World Media Barnaby Joyce succumbs to pressure and will go to backbench
Author: 0 Barnaby Joyce succumbs to pressure and will go to backbench

A statement from Mr Turnbull's office said the Prime Minister thanks Mr Joyce for his service, and that the Coalition remains " Australia's most successful political partnership". "Australians deserve better. The secret Coalition agreement, dealing out positions in the Turnbull government, must be made public". He was forced out of Parliament previous year and contested a byelection after discovering he was a dual New Zealand citizen and therefore had been constitutionally ineligible for ...

World Media Mark Cuban fined for 'tanking' comments
Author: 0 Mark Cuban fined for 'tanking' comments

After the story was published, Cuban responded to Sports Illustrated in a Q&A . "I dealt with players all the time", one female employee told Sports Illustrated . In it, he says that the Mavericks were aware of his history and made him sign a contract agreeing to avoid one-on-one interaction with female co-workers.

World Media School shooting suspect could lose public defender after reports of $800K inheritance
Author: 0 School shooting suspect could lose public defender after reports of $800K inheritance

This past week has been a sad reminder of gun violence in America, where a young man named Nikolas Cruz entered a school and opened fire upon students and teachers. "Nothing I can say will heal them", James Snead said. The devastating shooting has brought the topic of mental health and gun-ownership into conversation in the public sphere, with many questioning whether or not someone like Cruz, who reportedly suffered from depression, ADHD and autism, should face stricter gun ...

Author: 0 NRA Attacks The FBI Which Is Investigating Them For Russian Money Laundering

He called out rising-star Democratic lawmakers - many of them potential candidates for the 2010 presidential election - by name. "Look at me and tell me guns were the factor in the hunting of our kids in the school this week". President Trump speaks at CPAC Friday. I'm close to them. "I hope that people who address this topic on our stage do it understanding that people are in pain and we are so close to this bad tragedy, and have the right and appropriate tone".

World Media California school shooting plot thwarted, police say
Author: 0 California school shooting plot thwarted, police say

Sheriff's officials said a campus security officer overheard a disgruntled student threatening a school shooting. Sheriff's spokeswoman Nicole Nishida tells The Associated Press that deputies discovered "multiple guns and ammunition" after searching the student's home.

World Media Varadkar opposes the introduction of direct-rule in Northern Ireland
Author: 0 Varadkar opposes the introduction of direct-rule in Northern Ireland

The Dup says it can not agree to a dedicated Irish language act, while Sinn Fein says that a return to direct rule from Westminster is not a possibility. The Irish government said there was the basis of a deal and indeed the DUP were briefing that there was the basis of a deal. "That is not good enough and we demand change".

World Media Republican lawmaker fires aide for falsely calling Parkland students 'actors'
Author: 0 Republican lawmaker fires aide for falsely calling Parkland students 'actors'

In fact, President Donald Trump's youngest son liked two tweets that endorse a conspiracy theory that one student survivor is an Federal Bureau of Investigation plant. I am again sorry for any pain this has caused the grieving families of this tragedy. Kelly also took to Twitter Wednesday, and said after his firing that he had made a mistake.

World Media Dolphins tag Landry…to trade him?
Author: 0 Dolphins tag Landry…to trade him?

In other words, Landry nearly certainly will stay in South Florida instead of headlining this year's class of free-agent receivers. With AP Photos.Receiver Jarvis Landry has been given a non-exclusive franchise tag by the Miami Dolphins after leading the National Football League with 112 catches in 2017.

Author: 0 Former Netanyahu Aide to Testify in Corruption Case

In the wake of the corruption accusations surrounding Benyamin Netanyahu , several Israelis were arrested in what the police are calling "Case 4000". Opposition politicians pounced on the news of Filber's defection. Mr Gabbay tweeted that the latest events had made it clear that the Netanyahu era was over.

World Media Trump Jr. to woo luxury flat buyers in India over dinner
Author: 0 Trump Jr. to woo luxury flat buyers in India over dinner

Ahead of his trip, the interim head of the Trump Organization ran a full page ad in multiple Indian newspapers, promising those who buy a Trump property before February 21 a chance to meet with him, reported Fortune magazine . Trump Jr's visit to India is expected to reinforce the trend. "It is what is making people pay attention and look at it deeply". Trump Jr. also plans to spend part of the trip meeting with investors and business leaders, as well as attending an advertised ...

Author: 0 Winter weather advisory for ice, snow in region

Thursday - A chance of freezing rain before 2pm, then a chance of rain. "What we're seeing out to the west out in Kansas are conditions that are starting to deteriorate on the roads and that's all moving this way with rain and even some embedded thunderstorms", Bowman said.

World Media Do not test Israel's resolve, PM Netanyahu tells Iran
Author: 0 Do not test Israel's resolve, PM Netanyahu tells Iran

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday presented what he believed was a clear-cut indictment against Iran's mounting regional belligerence when he displayed a piece of the wreckage of the Iranian UAV that was shot down in Israel earlier this month.

World Media 'ALLAHU AKBAR': Gunman kills 4 at Russian Federation church, shot dead by cops
Author: 0 'ALLAHU AKBAR': Gunman kills 4 at Russian Federation church, shot dead by cops

The shooting took place outside a church in Kizlyar , a town of about 50,000 people on the border with Chechnya . The Takfiri Daesh terrorist group claimed responsibility for the attack on the Telegram messaging app. The gunman, who was carrying a hunting rifle, bullets and a knife, was killed. "I believe God saved us, not allowing the man to get inside the church", a witness told RT.

World Media India, Iran ink 9 agreements in different areas
Author: 0 India, Iran ink 9 agreements in different areas

Highlighting the significance of Iran's Chabahar port in reshaping regional trade, he said India has begun exporting wheat to Afghanistan via the Iranian port by the Sea of Oman. However, MEA officials maintained that the issue of former Indian Navy official Kulbhushan Jadhav who India said was kidnapped by Pakistani agents from the Iranian territory did not figure in the official discussions.

World Media President Heading to Florida to Console Shooting Victims and Their Families
Author: 0 President Heading to Florida to Console Shooting Victims and Their Families

After the Las Vegas shooting in October when 59 people were killed by a gunman, President Trump said it wasn't the right time to talk about gun control . But while he does express momentary sympathy and empathy, the usually passionate president-who benefited from more money spent by the NRA to support his campaign than any other presidential candidate in history-is uncharacteristically calm on the issue of school shootings .

World Media OAR Claim Bronze in Mixed Doubles Curling
Author: 0 OAR Claim Bronze in Mixed Doubles Curling

The Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation were actually outscored by six rocks in nine matches this tournament, but they had a knack for coming through in key moments to help them earn the bronze. "I feel like this is one of the coolest sports, actually", he said. Strategy was the theme of the match and Norway could not compete with OAR. They play bat-and-ball before cooling off in the sea.

World Media Nepal gets first ever new cabinet with federal system
Author: 0 Nepal gets first ever new cabinet with federal system

This will be Oli's second stint as prime minister. "The next Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli will be taking the oath this evening at 4 PM in Sheetal Niwas", Chetan Adhikari, Press Advisor for KP Oli informed ANI over Phone. His swearing in follows the resignation of Sher Bahadur Deuba from the post earlier in the day. The swearing-in was held 69 days after the completion of elections to the federal and provincial assemblies.

World Media Shoot female rebels 'in the vagina': Robert Duterte
Author: 0 Shoot female rebels 'in the vagina': Robert Duterte

We will just shoot your vagina, '" he said. In the speech, the President said, "Soldiers should shoot women rebels in their vaginas because, without their vagina, they are totally useless". Duterte, who was elected president in 2016, has made headlines for "joking" about the rape of a kidnapped Australian and for telling troops to rape women in conflict.

World Media 'Moral Compass' Asma Jahangir Laid to Rest
Author: 0 'Moral Compass' Asma Jahangir Laid to Rest

Asma , who passed away in Lahore on Sunday after suffering a cardiac arrest, played an effective role in forming the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) and the Women's Action Forum, two notable organisations defending human rights in Pakistan .

World Media Trump questions Israel's interest in making peace
Author: 0 Trump questions Israel's interest in making peace

Trump said still "Palestinians are not looking to make peace". "It's a bit much for Trump to chide Israel for not taking the peace process seriously". 10 that he is counting on India's support for a multi-country sponsorship of any future Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. In parallel, the European Union plans to approach Washington with a new initiative that could generate the opening of partial negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians, with the backing of the worldwide community.

World Media Chelsea bomber sentenced to rot away in prison
Author: 0 Chelsea bomber sentenced to rot away in prison

Ahmad Khan Rahimi was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday for carrying out a series of 2016 bombings that, while nonfatal, caused panic in NY and New Jersey. Rahimi "has been attempting to radicalize fellow inmates in the Metropolitan Correction Center by, among other things, distributing propaganda and publications issued by terrorist organizations", according to a letter from then-Acting US Attorney Joon H.

World Media Syria war: Israeli fighter jet crashes under Syria fire, military say
Author: 0 Syria war: Israeli fighter jet crashes under Syria fire, military say

Regional order - knocked off balance by the 2003 invasion of Iraq - is being reshaped here (as well as in Yemen) in a series of proxy engagements and mini-conflicts that, aside from Syrians fighting Syrians, take in nearly all the region's players: Turks fight Kurds, Israel bombs Hizballah targets and Arab Gulf proxies take on Iranian-backed forces.

World Media Omarosa Just Called Mike Pence
Author: 0 Omarosa Just Called Mike Pence "Scary" On 'Celebrity Big Brother'

She says, "They completely flipped their vote on me a few days before so their word wasn't valuable". She continued, "I am Christian, I love Jesus, but he thinks Jesus tells him to say things". Omarosa sidled up to me at the New York Mercantile Exchange and said , quite seriously: 'Piers, do you want a showmance?' 'A what?' I replied.

World Media Proposal to replace SNAP with food delivery program causes concern
Author: 0 Proposal to replace SNAP with food delivery program causes concern

For households receiving more than $90 per month in benefits (that's 81% of SNAP households overall), half of those benefits would come in the form of these government-provided boxes. Instead of fresh fruits and vegetables, the program would prioritize canned goods. " America's Harvest Box is a bold, innovative approach to providing nutritious food to people who need assistance feeding themselves and their families - and all of it is home grown by American farmers and producers".

World Media Sixteen militants killed, 34 people arrested in major security operation: Egypt's military
Author: 0 Sixteen militants killed, 34 people arrested in major security operation: Egypt's military

A video recording posted on social media, purportedly from a group affiliated to Islamic State, appeared to showed masked militants executing soldiers and civilians they accused of collaborating with security forces. Egypt denied this, and Israel declined to comment. Last week the New York Times reported that unmarked Israeli aircraft were carrying out covert strikes in Egypt with the Egyptian president's approval.

World Media South Africa's ANC to finalise talks on Zuma's future
Author: 0 South Africa's ANC to finalise talks on Zuma's future

Local media said a key sticking point in the negotiations was the potentially huge legal fees Zuma is facing from prolonged court battles against multiple criminal cases. Zuma has not spoken since being asked to resign by senior ANC officials on February 4. Ramaphosa, a 65-year-old lawyer and one of the richest black South Africans, has pledged to revive the flagging economy and clamp down on the corruption that has become synonymous with the Zuma era.

World Media Half term washout feared as days of heavy rain forecast
Author: 0 Half term washout feared as days of heavy rain forecast

Three warnings are now in place as the wind caution, which was issued yesterday, will affect Munster, Leinster and Galway. Gusts of up to 110 km per hour are expected. But today, temperatures in the day will reach a maximum of around 9 degree Celsius, with a few outbreaks of rain from the west this morning. "On Sunday night, wintry showers will continue with accumulations of snow in places".

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