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Russian Federation responds quid pro quo to diplomats' expulsions

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The tit-for-tat expulsions have come after Britain blamed Russia for the nerve-agent poisoning of Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in the English city of Salisbury earlier this month. "As for the other countries, it s also all symmetrical measures as to the number of people who will be leaving Russian Federation from diplomatic missions, and that s all so far", Lavrov said. Read More »

Russian Federation to expel 60 USA diplomats in tit-for-tat response

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Russian Federation is to expel 60 United States diplomats and has ordered the closure of the U.S. consulate in St. Petersburg, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Thursday, in retaliation for a similar move by Washington . Almost four weeks after the daughter of spy Sergei Skripal was almost killed after being poisoned her condition is improving and she is speaking with British authorities. Read More »

Mr. Kim Goes to Beijing

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This means the U.S. would be able to bolster its troop presence closer to China - in South Korea - and there could be a potential refugee crisis if millions of North Koreans decide to flee the war and cross the border to China. Without China, there can be no solution to the conflict on the Korean Peninsula. Kim and Xi also met at the Diaoyutai State Guest House, where Kim Il Sung planted a tree in 1959 that still stands. Read More »

UK's May: Poisoned spy Skripal, daughter may never recover

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North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday that the alliance was expelling seven Russian diplomats to show that Moscow faces "costs and consequences" over a nerve agent attack on a former spy in Britain. Ireland also announced it was ordering one Russian diplomat to leave. "Relations between Russian Federation and the West are entering a period of full Cold War ", foreign policy analyst Fyodor Lukyanov wrote in the Vedomosti daily. Read More »

(XOM) Position Raised by Rodgers Brothers Inc

Ccm Investment Advisers Llc who had been investing in Tjx Cos. Inc. This works out to a net decrease in ownership of 14.58 million shares, and suggests that institutions are feeling bearish about the stock. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 29 by Jefferies. Suntrust Robinson upgraded the shares of SWN in report on Thursday, September 10 to "Buy" rating. Read More »

Hopkinsville Police Officer shot to death

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Meacham was married and had two "school-age" children. The off-duty officer, whose name has not yet been released, was taken to Jenny Stuart Medical Center where he died of his injuries, according to Kentucky State Police. Matt Bevin tweeted about the death. In Frankfort, lawmakers in the House stood for a moment of silence after Rep. The shooting occurred in Hopkinsville, a city in the western part of the state, ABC Nashville affiliate WKRN reported. Read More »

What is Maundy Thursday and why is it called that?

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Feet washing is still a tradition held in many Christian denominations around the world, including by the Roman Catholic Church, the Eastern Catholic Church and the Armenian Apostolic Church. Every year the monarch celebrates Maundy Thursday by visiting a cathedral of her choice to hand out cash and presents to her subjects. Instead, the Queen now commemorates the holiday by distributing alms to senior citizens to thank them for their service to their church and their community. Read More »

MI football cancels 2020, 2021 games against Virginia Tech

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As first reported by FBSchedules.com , Colorado State and Washington State have lined up a future home-and-home series that will be played in 2022 and 2023. As a result of the series cancellation, MI has moved up their home game in 2021 against the Washington Huskies by one week. The two schools will open the 2020 season against each other on September 5 at Huskies Stadium in Seattle. Read More »

Strong natural disaster strikes Papua New Guinea, prompts tsunami alert

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Geological Survey (USGS) said on Thursday, triggering a tsunami warning for surrounding coastlines. The epicenter was 35 kilometers (about 22 miles) deep. The country has also been hit by a series of earthquakes this month, leaving vulnerable residents who living unsafe conditions in fear. "Australian authorities said there was no threat to the Australian coastline from the quake, which was initially reported as a magnitude 7.2". Read More »

Saudi Arabia intercepts missile fired from Yemen

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In a press statement, the Secretary-General called for restraint amid mounting tensions and stresses that military escalation is not the solution, Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported . Britain on Sunday called on Iran to "stop sending weapons" to the Houthi militias and use its influence instead to end the conflict, Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper reported on Sunday. Read More »

Trump Agrees With Audience Member Calling Second Amendment Repeal 'Tyranny'

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The Supreme Court ruled in 2008 that the amendment lets people own guns for self-defense. "So, we're going to protect our Second Amendment", the president went on. During his infrastructure speech in OH today, President Trump took a moment to assure workers there he will protect the Second Amendment. "We think that the focus has to remain on removing weapons from unsafe individuals, not on blocking all Americans from their constitutional rights", she said. Read More »

Stormy Daniels' Lawyer Wants Trump To Speak About 'Hush Money'

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Cohen has said he paid Daniels the $130,000 out of his own funds, while the White House has denied that Trump had an affair with Daniels. On Monday, after Daniels discussed appeared in a widely-watched TV interview on 60 Minutes? on CBS , Avenatti filed an amended lawsuit claiming that Cohen had defamed his client by suggesting she was a liar. Read More »

After meeting Maharashtra CM, Anna Hazare ends fast

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The Anti-corruption crusader ended his fasting after talking with Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Union Minister of State for Agriculture Gajendra Singh Shekhawat. I will see till August or will begin again in September. Anna Hazare ended his agitation after meeting Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. Read More »

What's open on the Easter weekend ... and what's not in London

For God knows how long, this time of the year has constituted of people bombarding me with questions relating to various aspects of a particular Christian holiday, especially in regards to Bangladesh. A church member who owns a local nursery provides the church with Easter lilies, whose snow-white trumpet shaped blooms symbolize Christ's resurrection. Read More »

Russian Federation orders 60 United States diplomats to leave

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New Zealand summoned the Russian ambassador to give him a formal dressing down, as other countries did with Russia's envoys, but announced no plans to kick out any spies. The U.S. action comes on the heels of British Prime Minister Theresa May's announcement that 18 countries have expelled Russian officials, including 14 in the European Union, after what she said was the first known offensive use of a nerve toxin in Europe since World War II. Read More »

Good Chance North Korean Leader Will Do 'What Is Right'

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According to the White House, the planned meeting is not meant to be for negotiations and is instead setting the stage for a long-term agreement for North Korea to denuclearize. He said Wednesday he's anxious that in his talks with Kim, Trump will focus on the intercontinental missiles that can reach the USA mainland and not the shorter-range missiles that threaten Japan and may "end up accepting North Korea's possession of nuclear weapons". Read More »

Fabolous Arrested for Aggravated Assault After Allegedly Hitting Girlfriend

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Police did not reveal the identity of the victim of the alleged incident, but TMZ reports the arrest occurred after Fabolous assaulted reality star Emily B , his longtime on-and-off girlfriend. Fabolous began dating stylist Emily Bustamante back in 2002. The Into You hitmaker has two sons with Emily; nine-year-old Johan and two-year-old Jonas. Read More »

White House calls Russia's expulsion of USA diplomats a 'deterioration' in relations

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Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov met with U.S. Ambassador Jon Huntsman and handed him a note of protest against the "revolting and groundless" demands from the U.S. He said that Russian Federation had asked for a meeting with the executive council of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on Tuesday to ask questions to "establish the truth". Read More »

Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz swamped with 'perverted' fan mail

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The missive flatly concludes: "I'm really skinny and have 34C sized breasts". The Sun Sentinel reported that one Chicago woman sent nine sexually-suggestive photos of herself-one including a snap of her cleavage and another showing herself in a bikini and eating a popsicle-to the jail's Fort Lauderdale P.O. Read More »

Consumer Goods Stock in the Spotlight: General Motors Company (GM)

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The stock increased 2.16% or $1.57 during the last trading session, reaching $74.38. (NASDAQ:NFLX) sales have annually surged 26.50% on average, however its earnings per share growth remained at 102.40%. Baker Ellis Asset Management Ltd Liability invested in 19,520 shares. (NYSE:T) to report earnings on April, 24. C World Grp Inc Holdings A S has invested 1.14% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Read More »

Cheetahs surprise safari goers by getting in and on their vehicle

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Britton Hayes and his uncle were traveling through the Serengeti , a national park in Tanzania , when a trio of cheetahs spotted their vehicles. But apparently the cheetahs were just as interested in observing the humans - because, while one of them jumped atop the vehicle, another hopped into the backseat. Read More »

Raises For Oklahoma Teachers May Not Be Enough To Stop A Strike

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Low teacher pay in the United States came into focus earlier this month when educators in West Virginia, whose pay is slightly higher than in Oklahoma , held a nine-day strike that ended after they received a 5 percent pay rise. Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN . Lawmakers said the bill would fund an average teacher pay raise of more than $6,000. "They may be saying 'thank you'". Read More »