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Global News Spain rejects plan to install nationalist Catalan leader
Author: 0 Spain rejects plan to install nationalist Catalan leader

Turull is the third candidate to be forwarded by Catalonia's separatist parties after former regional President Carles Puigdemont and pro-independence campaigner Jordi Sanchez both withdrew their bids. But one of them, Marta Rovira, ignored the summons and instead announced she was taking " the road to exile ".Rovira is deputy leader of the leftwing separatist ERC party, whose chief is now in jail.

Global News BJP is largest party in Rajya Sabha now
Author: 0 BJP is largest party in Rajya Sabha now

On 15 March, the last day of filing nominations, 16 BJP MPs were declared elected uncontested out of a total of 33. Among those who won along with Aggarwal from UP included Union finance minister Arun Jaitley , Ashok Bajpai, Vijaya Pal Singh Tomar, Sakal Deep Rajbhar, Kanta Kardam, Anil Jain, Harnath Singh Yadav and GVL Narsimha Rao.

Global News 150 short-finned pilot whales died in mass Australia beaching
Author: 0 150 short-finned pilot whales died in mass Australia beaching

The stranded animals were first spotted by a fisherman early on Friday morning. "Most of the whales beached themselves on dry land overnight and have not survived", said incident controller Jeremy Chick who added they were awaiting support and equipment to help in a rescue attempt.

Global News United States warns Turkey over civilians caught in Syria assault
Author: 0 United States warns Turkey over civilians caught in Syria assault

Afrin residents and the Observatory reported widespread looting soon after Turkish troops and allied Syrian fighters marched into the town center on Sunday. The operation left deaths and injuries among civilians; also, shops and private properties were spotted looted by Turkish-backed rebel fighters. They have vowed to continue the fight, using hit-and-run attacks against Turkish troops in Afrin.

Global News Regis Jesuit honors Stoneman Douglas hockey team at high school championships
Author: 0 Regis Jesuit honors Stoneman Douglas hockey team at high school championships

Margaret Brennan , moderator of CBS News' "Face the Nation" and a CBS News senior foreign correspondent, led the discussion at the Newseum. Similar protests are taking place around the country the same day, including in Boston . They said he had been on school property before and was warned to leave the campus. Noir brought up the recent school shooting at Great Mills High School in Maryland, telling the Parkland survivors he wished an armed resource officer had been at their school ...

Global News McMaster out; Bolton in
Author: 0 McMaster out; Bolton in

But while Bolton's pugnaciousness might pair well with Trump's, his views could cause friction with the president's anti-interventionist bent. George W Bush's "axis of evil" included Iraq, Iran and North Korea. Bolton's arrival along with that of another hardliner, Mike Pompeo to replace Rex Tillerson as secretary of state, is raising questions about whether Haley will be reeled in.

Global News Police looking into locating Creston Iowa family
Author: 0 Police looking into locating Creston Iowa family

Local reports in Mexico said investigators are trying to determine if food poisoning or a gas leak were responsible. A family member did post on social media that nobody had heard from them since last Thursday. View the original story on KCCI's website . A family of four from Iowa was suppose to be in Danville to root for their home team, but Friday night they were found dead in Mexico.

Global News Joint War Games Will Test Diplomacy With North Korea
Author: 0 Joint War Games Will Test Diplomacy With North Korea

FEBC is moving forward with plans for a new radio tower in South Korea that will be able to extend its reach across the entire country of North Korea . The United States and South Korea announced on Tuesday that their annual joint military drills would go ahead next month, but the main exercise will be shortened by a month as a diplomatic thaw with the North gathers pace.

Global News Commonwealth Games flag presentation ceremony held for Team Singapore
Author: 0 Commonwealth Games flag presentation ceremony held for Team Singapore

Batra, along with Secretary General Rajeev Mehta distributed the official kits to the members of the Indian contingent. Slamming the government for pruning over the number of officials of the Indian contingent being sent for the CWG , president Narinder Batra openly criticised the Sports Ministry at the contingent's send-off ceremony for striking off the names of 21 officials.

Global News Industry Sounds Off on Trump's Actions Against China
Author: 0 Industry Sounds Off on Trump's Actions Against China

Section 301, once heavily used in the 1980s and the early 1990s, allows the USA president to unilaterally impose tariffs or other trade restrictions on foreign countries. Sometimes he sounded like his fellow New Yorker Trump as he accused America's top trading partner of taking advantage of USA companies. In the past, Beijing has reacted angrily to such moves, saying they are provocative.

Global News MS governor intends to appoint former Democrat to Cochran's Senate seat
Author: 0 MS governor intends to appoint former Democrat to Cochran's Senate seat

Phil Bryant to appoint a replacement within 10 days "after receiving official notices of the vacancy", according to ms election law. Now in his seventh term, Cochran is resigning effective April 1 for health reasons. Baria, the MS state house minority leader, entered the race the day after McDaniel declared a primary challenge against Wicker, stating that he wanted to give the voters a true choice.

Global News Afghanistan: Bomber kills 30 worshippers in an attack on a Kabul shrine
Author: 0 Afghanistan: Bomber kills 30 worshippers in an attack on a Kabul shrine

Despite the attack and loss of lives, people including women and children later came out on the streets, many wearing colorful clothes, and continued to celebrate the holiday. He said an investigation into the security breach is under way. The Kart-e Sakhi shrine has been a target for previous militant attacks. In January, Taliban gunmen stormed the Intercontinental hotel in Kabul, killing 22 people.

Global News Telegram's appeal against handing over encryption keys in Russian Federation is rejected
Author: 0 Telegram's appeal against handing over encryption keys in Russian Federation is rejected

The battle began in July 2017 when Telegram CEO Pavel Durov received an order from the FSB to provide "information necessary to decode users' sent, received, delivered and processed electronic messages". Durov claimed Telegram - whose base of operations has continually moved in order to "shelter the team from unnecessary influence" and is now based in Dubai - would continue to resist Russian court orders.

Global News Germany's Merkel Says Solution For Irish Border Crucial To Brexit
Author: 0 Germany's Merkel Says Solution For Irish Border Crucial To Brexit

Chancellor Angela Merkel acknowledged that the migrant influx of 2015 led to deep divisions in Germany and renewed a promise on Wednesday that it won't be repeated as she embarked on her fourth term. Merkel argued that Germany should be proud of the way it took in people fleeing war and poverty, but she also stressed that such a situation shouldn't be repeated and that her country would continue to support development in Africa and United Nations refugee programs to avoid it.

Global News Korea to send K-pop singers to Pyongyang in late March
Author: 0 Korea to send K-pop singers to Pyongyang in late March

After North Korea sent a musical delegation to the Winter Olympics , Seoul will respond in kind with a show of its own . The group will include local pop legends Cho Yong-pil and Choi Jin-Hee, five-member K-pop group Red Velvet and Seohyun , a member of the famous K-pop group Girls' Generation.

Global News Venezuela Slams Trump For Banning Transactions In Its Cryptocurrency
Author: 0 Venezuela Slams Trump For Banning Transactions In Its Cryptocurrency

This, Russian officials believe, gives excessive influence around the globe. In a statement to Time , the Finance Ministry denied involvement of any government officials in the creation of petro . "Instead of correcting course to avoid further catastrophe, the Maduro regime is attempting to circumvent sanctions through the Petro digital currency - a ploy that Venezuela's democratically-elected National Assembly has denounced and Treasury has cautioned U.S.

Global News Israel Confirms Bombing Suspected Syrian Nuclear Site in 2007
Author: 0 Israel Confirms Bombing Suspected Syrian Nuclear Site in 2007

Israel's government, military and Mossad spy agency "prevented Syria from developing a nuclear capability", Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday in a statement after military censorship of the attack was lifted. The Israel Defense Forces say that their aircraft bombed the reactor in the months before it was commissioned. Syria, a signatory to the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), has always dismissed reports that the site was a nuclear reactor.

Global News When is the Stormy Daniels '60 Minutes' Interview Air Date?
Author: 0 When is the Stormy Daniels '60 Minutes' Interview Air Date?

Clifford sued Trump attorney Michael Cohen and a DE shell company called Essential Consultants LLC in a state court in Los Angeles, Calif., on March 6. "I agree with you that it is a odd number and I think, again, once she is permitted to speak, people are going to discover why that is", Avenatti said .

Global News Stormy Daniels: 'I am not going anywhere'
Author: 0 Stormy Daniels: 'I am not going anywhere'

Porn star Stormy Daniels publicly spoke out against President Trump for the first time in years Tuesday, taking to Twitter to say they'd had an affair and that he had since wronged her. Prior to the publication of the lie detector results, Michael Avenatti , Daniels' lawyer, tweeted that there is video footage of the test. "When this is over, the American people will know the truth about the relationship and the cover-up".

Global News Judge allows 'Apprentice' contestant's defamation suit against Trump to proceed
Author: 0 Judge allows 'Apprentice' contestant's defamation suit against Trump to proceed

Trump's attorney Marc Kasowitz had asked that the case be thrown out or at least delayed until he finished serving his term as president. "No one is above the law", Justice Schecter said. "We are grateful for the opportunity to prove that that defendant falsely branded Ms. Zervos a phony for telling the truth about his unwanted sexual groping", said Zervos's lawyer, Mariann Wang.

Global News Ex-Playmate sues tabloid publisher for burying Trump story
Author: 0 Ex-Playmate sues tabloid publisher for burying Trump story

McDougal, a former Playboy model who says she thought she was selling her story about her alleged affair with Donald Trump to The National Enquirer parent American Media Inc . The lawyer said her story was "worth millions" and connected her with American Media, the suit says. The White House has declined to comment on the alleged affair.

Global News GOP watches vote count in Pa. House race, seeks complaints
Author: 0 GOP watches vote count in Pa. House race, seeks complaints

Election officials in the four counties in the Pittsburgh-area district had identified about 400 uncounted provisional, military and overseas ballots by Thursday. Now, unless House Democrats are planning a coup, Lamb's pronouncement isn't going to be relevant until he faces Day 1 in the House - let alone another election in November in what may be a completely reconfigured district.

Global News Officials wanted Nikolas Cruz forcibly committed in 2016
Author: 0 Officials wanted Nikolas Cruz forcibly committed in 2016

Students walk past one of seventeen crosses after a candlelight vigil for the victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. In addition, 17 others were wounded. Cruz had made threats and exhibited disturbing behavior following a breakup with a girlfriend. Cruz has been charged with 17 counts of first-degree murder, as well as 17 counts of attempted murder.

Global News Embattled Mauritian president finally resigns (lawyer)
Author: 0 Embattled Mauritian president finally resigns (lawyer)

Mohammed added she would leave office on March 23. "She does not want to see the population and economy suffer". "In the supreme interest of the country and that of the Mauritian population, she prefers to go", Gurib-Fakim's lawyer Yusuf Mohamed said in comments broadcast by Port Louis-based Radio Plus.

Global News Egyptians overseas continue to vote in their country's presidential elections
Author: 0 Egyptians overseas continue to vote in their country's presidential elections

Egypt's air carrier Egypt Air will perform its first flight to Moscow after it was chose to restart aviation service between the countries on April 12, the company said in a statement on Friday. Russia's flagship carrier Aeroflot announced on March 13 the resumption of regular flights from Moscow to Cairo starting April 11, and launched ticket sales on the same day.

Global News Russian Federation expels 23 United Kingdom diplomats as fallout over nerve agent attack escalates
Author: 0 Russian Federation expels 23 United Kingdom diplomats as fallout over nerve agent attack escalates

Mr Bristow reiterated that the United Kingdom has no dispute with the Russian people, but said "we will always do what is necessary to defend ourselves, our allies and our values against an attack of this sort which is not only an attack on the United Kingdom but also on the global rules based systems on which all countries - including Russia - depend for their safety".

Global News MotoGP 2018: Andrea Dovizioso wins thrilling season opener at Qatar
Author: 0 MotoGP 2018: Andrea Dovizioso wins thrilling season opener at Qatar

Italy's Andrea Dovizioso , the world championship runner-up last season, took his Ducati to the top of the time charts in Friday (Saturday in Manila) practice for the season-opening Qatar MotoGP. Vinales - who won in Qatar a year ago on his Yamaha race debut - continued to struggle for pace in qualifying at the Losail circuit after a hard winter, ending up having to fight his way through Q1 and then ending up 12th and last in the pole position shootout.

Global News Israeli jets strike several Gaza targets
Author: 0 Israeli jets strike several Gaza targets

The attack comes amid "day of rage" protests in the disputed territories tied to the 100th-day anniversary of U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem in December. The other target, which was destroyed by Israeli fighter jets around midnight on Saturday, was a "subterranean complex" in the central Gaza Strip, according to Conricus.

Global News Pennsylvania man, missing teen found in Mexico 2 weeks later
Author: 0 Pennsylvania man, missing teen found in Mexico 2 weeks later

Amy Yu, 16, of Allentown had been missing from her home since March 5 . They were involved in a secretive relationship, authorities said. The alert posted to Twitter on Thursday night says police believe 16-year-old Amy Yu and Kevin Esterly are in Mexico, and the teen may be in danger.

Global News Poole's 3 at the buzzer sends MI to Hollywood
Author: 0 Poole's 3 at the buzzer sends MI to Hollywood

In the end, Poole had Poole had eight points, none of them bigger than the final three. The Wolverines will head to the West Regional semifinals in Los Angeles next weekend, where they will face the victor of Sunday's game between North Carolina and Texas A&M.

Global News Patrick's Day parade kicks off in South Boston at 1 pm
Author: 0 Patrick's Day parade kicks off in South Boston at 1 pm

All of the proceeds from the parade will be donated to Birth Haven, a non-profit organization that provides shelter, support and education to pregnant homeless women. "My son Paul, who's a ginger, was marching in the Scranton parade wearing the same costume". Meghan Bloomer of Landenberg, Pa., came to town for the first time to share her love of Ireland with her two-year-old daughter, Lucy.

Global News 'Constructive talks': N Korean and Swedish foreign ministers meet
Author: 0 'Constructive talks': N Korean and Swedish foreign ministers meet

The ministry pointed out that the UN Security Council has unanimously condemned North Korea's nuclear weapons and missile programs and demanded their complete, verifiable and irrevocable elimination. According to Swedish broadcaster SVT, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri) will sit in on the meetings with Ri's delegation to analyze the North's intentions to dismantle its nuclear weapons program.

Global News West asks Russian Federation to explain Skripal attack
Author: 0 West asks Russian Federation to explain Skripal attack

Ms May announced the sanctions against Russian Federation in the House of Commons after Moscow ignored a deadline to explain its links to the attack on the Skripals. Nikki Haley is warning that Russia's apparent use of a chemical weapon in the United Kingdom could open the door to similar attacks in the U.S. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said earlier that the attack was "reckless, indiscriminate and irresponsible" but did not go as far as openly pinning the blame on the ...

Global News United Airlines flight diverted after third pet incident
Author: 0 United Airlines flight diverted after third pet incident

Passengers were provided compensation for the delay, Noonan said, but she declined to describe the compensation or confirm how many passengers were onboard. On Tuesday, a 10-year-old German Shepard named Irgo was flown to Japan instead of its intended destination in Kansas City, Missouri, the airline said.

Global News Britain says its priority is looking after staff in Russia
Author: 0 Britain says its priority is looking after staff in Russia

The diplomatic standoff started with the poisoning of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, in Salisbury, England on March 4. Russian Federation has demanded that Britain share samples collected by investigators. It ordered the diplomats to leave within a week, and summoned Britain's ambassador to Russia, Laurie Bristow, for a meeting Saturday at the ministry in Moscow .

Global News Sweden hosts North Korean foreign minister amid speculation
Author: 0 Sweden hosts North Korean foreign minister amid speculation

Ri Yong Ho held talks in Stockholm with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven and Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom a week after the US President agreed to a historic summit with the North Korean leader. "The two leaders expressed cautious optimism over recent developments and emphasized that a brighter future is available for North Korea , if it chooses the correct path".

Global News Congress has woken up to 'misuse' of EVMs: AAP
Author: 0 Congress has woken up to 'misuse' of EVMs: AAP

Mr. Gandhi said the party's work was to unite people and the Congress's "hand" symbol is the only symbol that can do so. Gandhi sought to enthuse the party's rank and file for the challenging battles ahead, including the Karnataka Assembly elections later this year, saying Congress' victory was the country's victory.

Global News Presidential Office of Taiwan expresses gratitude to USA for Taiwan Travel Act
Author: 0 Presidential Office of Taiwan expresses gratitude to USA for Taiwan Travel Act

Chinese officials said the move broke with decades of precedent and violated the "One China" policy . The bill, which was passed by Congress last month, says it should be USA policy to allow visits at all levels. China strongly opposes the new law. Stanley Kao (高碩泰), Taiwan's representative to the U.S., said he is looking forward to more interaction between the two countries.

Author: 0 Xi gets second term with powerful ally Wang as VP

Jinping is also elected as the head of the powerful Central Military Commission, the apex command of the Chinese military. Xi Jinping was unanimously elected to his second term as China's president and head of the military by the country's rubber-stamp parliament on Saturday.

Global News ASEAN, Australia reject protectionism amid fears of Trump trade war
Author: 0 ASEAN, Australia reject protectionism amid fears of Trump trade war

The dual themes of the Sydney summit are security and posterity, with the threat to both posed by North Korea high on the agenda. Definitely, however, statements supporting freedom of navigation, resolving issues through global law and dialogue and support for the code of conduct are likely to be included in the ASEAN-Australia communique.

Global News 57 killed in airstrikes on Syria's Eastern Ghouta
Author: 0 57 killed in airstrikes on Syria's Eastern Ghouta

A man interviewed on state-affiliated al-Ikhbariya TV said he had gone two days without food. The death toll came a day after Syria passed the seven-year mark in its relentless civil war. Turkish forces have surrounded Afrin to drive out Kurdish fighters from the town and the surrounding region. The Observatory and activists reported seeing hundreds of civilians filing out of Afrin to neighbouring villages on Thursday and Friday, looking for relief.

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