• White House says no more staff changes coming
White House says no more staff changes coming

She said Kelly spoke to a number of White House staff members earlier in the day. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters Friday that Kelly's efforts were an attempt to keep staffers focused on their work, not the swirl of drama about staff shake-ups .

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  • Xi Jinping unanimously elected Chinese president,
Xi Jinping unanimously elected Chinese president,

Xi is expected to expand his yearslong campaign against corruption within the party to include all state employees through the creation of a new National Supervisory Commission, while continuing to pursue a muscular foreign policy and policies to upgrade the slowing economy.

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  • American Lawmakers And Activists Skewer Ryan Zinke For 'Konnichiwa' Comment
American Lawmakers And Activists Skewer Ryan Zinke For 'Konnichiwa' Comment

The Japanese American Citizens League released a statement shortly after the incident, pointing out that he was not only disrespectful of the congresswoman but that his comment reflected the "perpetual foreigner" stereotype ― the idea that Asian-Americans can never be "American enough".

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  • Met Éireann issues snow warning for St Patrick's weekend
Met Éireann issues snow warning for St Patrick's weekend

Northern Powergrid, the company responsible for delivering power to 3.9 million homes and businesses across the North East, Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire has confirmed that it's prepared should the forecasted heavy localised snow showers, ice and strong winds affect its powers network.

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  • French President Emmanuel Macron interacts with students at Bikaner House
French President Emmanuel Macron interacts with students at Bikaner House

The "Joint Strategic Vision of India-France Cooperation in the Indian Ocean Region" is similar to the agreement signed with the United States in January 2015, a message for China, as the two countries will work to "maintain the safety of global sea lanes for unimpeded commerce and communications in accordance with the worldwide law", in a region th...

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  • Putin denies allegations of Kremlin-directed Russian meddling in United States election
Putin denies allegations of Kremlin-directed Russian meddling in United States election

When asked about the indictments filed against Russian citizens, he replied: "Maybe they are not even Russians, but Ukrainians, Tatars or Jews, but with Russian citizenship". "Doesn't that sound ridiculous even to you?" he said . If there is this decision to destroy Russian Federation then we have a legal right to respond'.

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  • Tiger Woods Tied for Lead at Valspar Championship
Tiger Woods Tied for Lead at Valspar Championship

After missing two long birdie putts on the third and fourth holes for back-to-back pars, Woods dropped a shot on the par-three fourth after over-hitting off the tee. "I'm up there", Woods told PGA Tour Live . "We saw last week Phil [Mickelson] at 47 winning in Mexico and Tiger's now 42 and I'm a young 40, it would be really, really cool if T...

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  • Rex Tillerson slams China's relationship with Africa
Rex Tillerson slams China's relationship with Africa

On Thursday, March 8, Tillerson told news conference in Ethiopia that African leaders need to carefully consider their agreements with China. For his part, Faki said Trump's Africa remark was "of the past". "It is important that the country moves on past the state of emergency as quickly as possible", he said. The Africa trip - which also inc...

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  • TN statue row: BJP office, Brahmins attacked, Raja expresses regret
TN statue row: BJP office, Brahmins attacked, Raja expresses regret

Especially at a time when BJP is failing to make inroads into Tamil Nadu , this is really a blow. Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) and Communist Marxist Party of India ( CPM ) supporters charged the 11-foot statue in College Square, South Tripura , just 48 hours after the official assembly election results confirmed their victory.

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  • North Korea used VX nerve agent to kill leader's brother, says US
North Korea used VX nerve agent to kill leader's brother, says US

Although Bolton expressed wariness with North Korea's seemingly drastic shift, he maintained that the U.S. would only be distracted successfully "if we take the pressure off" Kim that Trump has applied since he assumed the Oval Office in 2017.

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  • U.S. aircraft carrier approaches Vietnam for the first time since 1975
U.S. aircraft carrier approaches Vietnam for the first time since 1975

Vietnam challenges China's territorial claims in the sea, where Beijing has built up and militarized artificial islands that its neighbors depend on for fishing and commerce. Although there was no formal defense treaty signed, both leaders emphasized that ensuring a stable rule based order and freedom of navigation in the Indo-Pacific was essenti...

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  • BJP's blind quest for power raises apprehension of destabilising NE region
BJP's blind quest for power raises apprehension of destabilising NE region

Since 2014 Lok Sabha results #BJP has lost Assembly segments in over 50 Lok Sabha Seats & has won only about 2 LS seats. With the BJP set to form governments in Tripura , Nagaland and Meghalaya, the Congress on Monday voiced concern that the ruling party's quest to assume power at any cost" and "by any means' raised apprehension of destabilisi...

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  • Oscars: Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway Reference
Oscars: Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway Reference "Envelopegate" While Presenting Best Picture

Director Barry Jenkins told The Hollywood Reporter recently that he was "distraught" at the Oscars after party when he should have been on Cloud Nine. "What happened a year ago was Waterhouse under the bridge", a reference to the accounting firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers , which took responsibility for the envelope mix-up .

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  • County under High Wind Advisory Monday
County under High Wind Advisory Monday

Easterly winds this afternoon and evening are expected to cause blowing and drifting snow, resulting in reduced visibility. Sustained wind speeds are expected to increase to about 15 to 25 miles per hour, with gusts possible around 35 miles per hour, not almost as strong as our last storm.

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  • Man kills himself near White House
Man kills himself near White House

Pedestrian and vehicular traffic around the White House was impacted due to the incident. The Secret Service and Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Police Department are withholding the victim's name until his family is notified, a Secret Service release stated.

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  • Putin tells USA to send evidence of vote meddling
Putin tells USA to send evidence of vote meddling

New weapons he boasted about in his address include a prototype missile that "can reach any point in the world" and a supersonic weapon that cannot be tracked by anti-missile systems. Other observers are skeptical about Russia's supposed new arsenal, because Moscow has not shown proof of successful tests. "They do propaganda", said Putin.

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  • CBI arrest four person in PNB scam
CBI arrest four person in PNB scam

The FIR filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation has named 10 senior executives of his organizations accusing them of financial fraud amounting to Rs. The CBI's collecting of Modi-related documents at Cyril Amarchand's office also raised concerns over attorney-client privilege among the legal community.

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  • Gazprom terminates gas supply contract with Ukraine's Naftogaz
Gazprom terminates gas supply contract with Ukraine's Naftogaz

The head of Naftogaz, Andrei Kobolev, said on Twitter that the decision marked "an important day for the Ukrainian people and the future of European gas markets", while Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko congratulated Ukrainians and called the ruling "a convincing and historic victory!" "Gazprom had to immediately start the procedure of the...

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  • ICE arrests 232 people in four-day raid of California's Bay Area
ICE arrests 232 people in four-day raid of California's Bay Area

Federal immigration agents arrested more than 150 people in California in the days after Schaaf's warning of the raids, the agency announced Tuesday. The sweeps, which also occurred in the Bay Area and extended into the Bakersfield area, included 115 people who had previous felony convictions for serious or violent offices like child sex crimes o...

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  • Surprise Harvey Weinstein statue erected near Oscars
Surprise Harvey Weinstein statue erected near Oscars

It was placed on Hollywood Boulevard on Thursday, four days before the Oscars. Harvey Weinstein " Casting Couch " Oscars on Hollywood Blvd by artist Plastic Jesus. The movie producer is also wearing an open robe and slippers as he holds an Oscar trophy before his crotch. Plastic Jesus said the Weinstein statue - a collaboration with artist ...

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