• Iran Sanctions 15 US Firms, Blasts Israel Ties and Imperialism
Iran Sanctions 15 US Firms, Blasts Israel Ties and Imperialism

Iran on Sunday announced it is leveling sanctions against 15 American companies in response to the U.S. leveling of sanctions against Iranian companies. The statement emphasized Iran's resolve to develop its peaceful missile power as part of the nation's "inalienable" right to enhance its deterrence and defense might in the face of threats.

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  • Russian police detain opposition leader, dozens of protesters
Russian police detain opposition leader, dozens of protesters

There were also isolated incidents of protestors clashing with riot police and shouting "Shame!" and " Russia will be free!" Some demonstrators carried running shoes - a reference to Navalny's assertion that tracking shipments of running shoes for Medvedev helped reveal his real-estate portfolio.

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  • Vladimir Putin 'wished Marine Le Pen good luck' in surprise Kremlin meeting
Vladimir Putin 'wished Marine Le Pen good luck' in surprise Kremlin meeting

The National Front has previously taken a loan from a Russian bank, but officials from the party and Putin's spokesman said this trip was not a cash-raising exercise. "The US is pressing for Ukraine's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation membership and the current Ukrainian government has the same aim", Le Pen said. Ms Le Pen is widely expected...

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  • U.S. stresses 'concern' with Israeli settlements after intensive talks
U.S. stresses 'concern' with Israeli settlements after intensive talks

The anonymous senior official referred to reports by Israel's Channel 2 on the meetings last week between Trump's senior adviser Jason Greenblatt and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Soon after Trump took office, Netanyahu announced that Israel would establish the first new settlement in some two decades. Trump last month asked Netanyahu, durin...

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  • Gerashchenko says Voronenkov's killer trained in Russian Federation, served in Ukrainian National Guard
Gerashchenko says Voronenkov's killer trained in Russian Federation, served in Ukrainian National Guard

He renounced his Russian citizenship and became a Ukrainian citizen late a year ago. Voronenkov told Ukrainian media in February that he had repeatedly received threats from Russian security services. A suspected assailant was arrested after Mr Voronenkov was shot twice in the head earlier this week, dying on the spot. "Sadly, Denis Voronenk...

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  • United Kingdom banks 'handled' $740 mn in laundered Russian money
United Kingdom banks 'handled' $740 mn in laundered Russian money

United Kingdom authorities will assess a report in the Guardian newspaper that nearly $740 million of laundered cash from Russian Federation passed through British banks , Treasury Minister Simon Kirby said. Kirby stressed that the United Kingdom government wanted "financial institutions to lead the way in the global fight against money launder...

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  • BJP's Biren Singh Faces Floor Test In Manipur Assembly: 10 Facts
BJP's Biren Singh Faces Floor Test In Manipur Assembly: 10 Facts

In a fractured mandate, the Congress emerged as the single largest party with 28 MLAs in 60-member Assembly but BJP, which won 21 seats, stole the march by roping in the support of regional parties. He defeated Congress candidate for the post Govindas Konthoujam by voice vote. At one point of time the chief minister and leader of the House Nongth...

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  • Zahid: Jong-nam's identity verified through DNA testing
Zahid: Jong-nam's identity verified through DNA testing

The DNA of a child of Kim Jong Nam was used to identify his body, and the Chinese government may have cooperated with Malaysian authorities by providing Kim's fingerprints in the weeks following his murder at an airport in Kuala Lumpur . Kim Jong Nam was estranged from Kim Jong Un. He was speaking to reporters after launching the new VIP facilit...

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  • Google boss apologises over extremist content as clients pull ads
Google boss apologises over extremist content as clients pull ads

A clutch of companies followed suit, including McDonald's, Audi and L'Oreal and global advertising firm Havas, as well as three United Kingdom banks-RBS, Lloyds and HSBC-and announced over the weekend they would withdraw their ads with Google.

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  • British PM May rejects call for Scottish independence vote
British PM May rejects call for Scottish independence vote

An unofficial Scottish independence referendum would have no legal effect and could be boycotted by Unionists. Mr Brown, an architect of the 2014 "vow" promising Holyrood more powers in the event of a No vote to independence, will propose a range of controls should be passed to the Scottish Parliament after Brexit.

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  • Alleged Basketball Fan Barack Obama Not Doing Well in March Madness
Alleged Basketball Fan Barack Obama Not Doing Well in March Madness

The opening four-day weekend of the NCAA tournament is my absolute favorite weekend in sports. In an era when scandals wind their way onto college campuses, too, the road to the Final Four still give me a whiff of spring I like. 5 seeds. These teams did not win their conference titles. Getting full streaming access to CBS will be critical dur...

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  • Israel's PM reiterates promise to build new West Bank settlement
Israel's PM reiterates promise to build new West Bank settlement

He was also in Amman with the Jordanian king to seek his help in negotiations. "To the settlers of Amona, I repeat, I gave you a commitment to build a new settlement and I will honor my commitment", Netanyahu said in public remarks, hours before meeting with the US President Donald Trump's Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt.

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  • Pentagon denies striking mosque in Syria, says it killed al Qaeda militants
Pentagon denies striking mosque in Syria, says it killed al Qaeda militants

The airstrike also came a day after suicide attacks in the capital, Damascus, killed at least 30 people. "The raids by unidentified warplanes targeted a mosque in Aleppo province during evening prayers, killing 42 people, a lot of them civilians", Rahman said.

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  • Armed student arrested after French school shooting: Police source
Armed student arrested after French school shooting: Police source

Multiple people were injured in the shooting , which took place at the Alexis de Tocqueville A-level college, the Telegraph reported . "He (the shooter) was not earlier known by police", Brande said , adding that police are searching for his possible accomplice.

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  • Confirmed: DNA sample came from Jong-nam's son
Confirmed: DNA sample came from Jong-nam's son

One suspect, Ri Jong Chol, a 46-year-old North Korean, was arrested on February 18, but was later released and deported by the Malaysian government on March 3 for lack of evidence tying him to the crime. Four of the seven North Korean suspects being sought by Malaysia are believed to have left the country on the day Kim was killed. North Korea b...

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  • Dutch election: One result is already guaranteed - weeks more of uncertainty
Dutch election: One result is already guaranteed - weeks more of uncertainty

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. He added that a lack of trade deal with the United Kingdom would also be detrimental to the Netherlands , which now ...

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  • Rochester Jewish center receives second threat
Rochester Jewish center receives second threat

It was to reopen at 3 p.m. During previous "waves", dozens of threats were made to various Jewish centers, including 39 different threats made on February 27 alone. But Todd Landwehr, senior vice president of health and fitness services said the center would not let the threats get in the way of day-to-day functioning.

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  • Kentucky thumps Arkansas to win SEC Tournament
Kentucky thumps Arkansas to win SEC Tournament

The AAC's regular-season champions have won 14 straight and 24 of their last 25 games. "I said we needed to be punched in the mouth", Kentucky coach John Calipari said. For the second time this season, tempers flared during a Kentucky-Arkansas game. "None of them have ever played better in their lives". "Not just for the team, but for the uni...

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  • Very Pregnant Ciara Reportedly in a Car Accident in LA
Very Pregnant Ciara Reportedly in a Car Accident in LA

She appeared tense and upset while walking around after the accident while talking on her phone and was clutching her chest and shoulder. "Police and fire were called to the scene". "I'm just super excited about this time in my life". Ciara is due to give birth to Future Zahir's baby brother or sister soon. Okay, talk to you later, baby.

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  • Alleged Taylor Swift Stalker Arrested
Alleged Taylor Swift Stalker Arrested

His most recent visit was on February 15. Before that, on February 6, court records said Jaffar entered Swift's building, loitered around her hallway and even hung out on the roof of the building for nearly four hours. He's being held on $20 thousand bail and is due back in court April 4. NY judge David Frey also signed an order of protection a...

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