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Author: 0 Putin critic in 'grave' condition after suffering full organ failure

Russian opposition activist Vladimir Kara-Murza following a visit of deputy candidates to the State Duma, in Moscow, Russia, June 1, 2016. Yevgenia also told RFE/RL on February 6 that samples of her husband's blood, hair, and fingernails had been sent to a private laboratory in Israel in an effort to determine what triggered his sudden illness.

Author: 0 Russian opposition leader 'found guilty' of embezzlement

Lawyer Olga Mikhailova told AFP that the judge said that "the court established that Navalny organised embezzlement". The court in Kirov has yet to officially pronounce Navalny's verdict. "Now the Kremlin only responds with police measures". He was then given a five-year suspended sentence. During his campaign, he lambasted the influx of dark-skinned labor migrants to Russia's capital - and came in second with 27% of the vote.

Author: 0 Fillon Not Planning to Drop Out of French Presidential Race

Fillon was once considered the front-runner in France's two-round April-May presidential vote. As Fillon's two closest rivals, the far-right's Marine Le Pen and independent Emmanuel Macron, began vigorously campaigning, the former prime minister appeared to believe he could ride out the storm engulfing his faltering campaign.

World Media Narendra Modi attacks Manmohan Singh with 'raincoat in bathroom' barb
Author: 0 Narendra Modi attacks Manmohan Singh with 'raincoat in bathroom' barb

The analogy didn't go down well with Congress as they walked out of the house following this comment. Javadekar said that Congress should apologise for repeatedly disrupting Modi's speech. "What India did will be a case study for economists worldwide", said Modi, adding that he, like the Opposition, can also quote 10 foreign economists.

Author: 0 Scottish Parliament rejects Brexit bill

If the Scottish parliament voted to hold another independence referendum without the consent of Westminster, constitutional experts say the Scottish bill would be legally challenged, ultimately at the UK's highest judicial body, the Supreme Court.

Author: 0 Census 2016: New Brunswick Population Down

This is the first of seven reports on the 2016 results, the next release is scheduled for May and will focused on age, sex and type of dwelling. And in the coming years, population growth in Canada is projected to be increasingly linked to migratory increase rather than natural increase, mainly because of low fertility and an aging population, says Statistics Canada .

Author: 0 Hanged in Secret at Syrian Military Prison

Amnesty's new report adds to the long list of human rights accusations against the Syrian government, and also provides a further in-depth look at the already infamous Sednaya facility. The group's report comes just two weeks before a new round of talks is due to take place in Switzerland aimed at putting an end to almost six years of civil war.

World Media Ex-French president Nicolas Sarkozy to face campaign spending fraud trial
Author: 0 Ex-French president Nicolas Sarkozy to face campaign spending fraud trial

Investigators suspect [ L'Express report, in French] Sarkozy exceeded that amount by €23 million on big-production, theatrical rallies. Sarkozy, 62, who served as the country's leader from 2007 to 2012, has been dogged by accusations that his political party falsified business records to hide his spending of campaign funds, the BBC reported Tuesday .

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Author: 0 Trump offers to "destroy career" of Texas lawmaker

The sheriff shrugged and declined to offer a name during a meeting in the Roosevelt Room at the White House, where Trump met with about a dozen sheriffs. Texas senators on both sides of the aisle have introduced civil asset forfeiture legislation this year. 'He was making a point about how much he opposed that kind of philosophy, ' he said.

World Media US Army May Reach Decision on Dakota Access Pipeline Easement This Week
Author: 0 US Army May Reach Decision on Dakota Access Pipeline Easement This Week

The Army Corps said it would waive the 14-day wait period required after notifying Congress of the approval to officially grant an easement to Energy Transfer Partners, the builder of the $3.8 billion pipeline. They have also asked for a 48 hour notice of the decision. Standing Rock Sioux officials say they want protesters to leave the Dakota Access Pipeline protest site, but they don't want protesters forcibly removed.

Author: 0 Fillon sorry for "error" but refuses to quit French presidential race

But analysts say many of those who vote for other candidates will switch to Mr Macron if he and Ms Le Pen make it through to the last round. Risks include a remarkable turn-around in Fillon's prospects, Le Pen softening her euro-break stance, the Federal Reserve softening its hawkishness based on EZ risks.

World Media DeVos set to be confirmed by Senate around noon
Author: 0 DeVos set to be confirmed by Senate around noon

Though the upper chamber is set to vote on DeVos' candidacy on Tuesday at noon, Democrats are doing everything they can to prevent DeVos' confirmation. Senator Chuck Schumer called her answers at her senate confirmation hearing "embarrassing", saying her lack of knowledge surrounding federal education laws means she "failed to make the grade".

World Media Afghan civilian casualties hit all-time high, says UN
Author: 0 Afghan civilian casualties hit all-time high, says UN

At least 899 deaths and injuries were attributed to Islamic State, which has been a relatively minor faction in Afghanistan, but a year ago launched an increasing number of suicide attacks. Javid Faisal, an Afghan government spokesman, blamed the militants for most of the casualties, adding that the government has taken many measures to avoid civilian casualties.

Author: 0 Israel starts demolition of West Bank Jewish outpost

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked, a member of the Jewish Home party that is pushing to hold the vote, said the state would hire outside attorneys to defend the law if necessary. "It is reasonable to assume that the bill will not pass". Last-minute appeals this week by Netanyahu to postpone the vote until after he meets U.S.

Author: 0 Worst Cameroon team in living memory? African Cup of Nations champions 2017

Behind them Cameroon are, alongside Ghana, the next most successful side in the history of the tournament with four victories, the last in 2002. He says although Broos has never trained a national football team of any nation and faced difficulties assembling trusted players and regulars, he still found the winning formula.

World Media Presidency Might Be 'Detrimental' to Trump — Howard Stern
Author: 0 Presidency Might Be 'Detrimental' to Trump — Howard Stern

Howard Stern has said some shocking things in his time, but perhaps nothing quite so shocking as this: The radio host recently claimed that Donald Trump secretly wants Hillary Clinton to be president. Stern said any anti-abortion talk from Trump is just an effort to appeal to his political base. He loves people in Hollywood. Trump has engaged in lewd conversations on Stern's show over the past two decades, including one in which he agreed that his daughter Ivanka is 'a piece of a**'.

World Media Cameroon off to Africa Cup final
Author: 0 Cameroon off to Africa Cup final

Defender Michael Ngadeu scored the first in the 72nd minute, pouncing on poor Ghana defending when the Ghanaians looked more likely to score. Watch this space again next week, as we keep a pace with the final games of AFCON 2017. Fabrice Ondoa had precious little to do in the Cameroon goal until early in the second half, when he had to be alert and courageous to beat Andre Ayew to a low cross from his brother Jordan.

World Media Pakistan PM Criticizes India On Kashmir Day
Author: 0 Pakistan PM Criticizes India On Kashmir Day

The participants, who were carrying placards and banners inscribed with different slogans, walked from China Chowk to National Press Club. In a sharp reaction to India's demand for "credible crackdown" on Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed, Pakistan said India should look at its own "involvement" in fomenting militancy on Pakistani soil before pointing fingers at others.

World Media Pakistan thanks India after Kashmir boy reunited with mother at Wagah border
Author: 0 Pakistan thanks India after Kashmir boy reunited with mother at Wagah border

After nearly a year of waiting for a thaw in Pakistan-India relations, a woman from Pakistan has finally been reunited with her five-year-old son, who had been taken away deceitfully by his father to occupied Kashmir. Mother of boy said, "I had lost all hope of getting my child back". "I am thankful to the Pakistani government for its help", she said. Ms Rohina said that she had no objection to her husband's meeting with their child and she was even ready to live with him (her husband) if ...

Author: 0 Congress party releases its manifesto for Uttarakhand assembly elections 2017

The ministry will also get a separate budget, the Congress said. The manifesto also promises free smartphones and data and calling services for one year to all educated and unemployed youth between 18-25 years. The Uttarakhand Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday suspended its 33 leaders for six years, due to anti-party activities. The Congress manifesto comes a day after BJP launched its vision document for the state on Saturday.

Author: 0 AIADMK MLAs elect Sasikala Natarajan as Legislative party leader; O Paneerselvam resigns

Panneerselvam on Sunday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao for their support and cooperation. She will be the third chief minister to be sworn in following the Assembly elections previous year. He recalled Jayalalithaa expelling Sasikala twice from the party, once in 1996 after the AIADMK's electoral drubbing and in 2011, months after the party wrested power from the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) again.

World Media Akhilesh owes his victory in family feud to Mulayam's political training
Author: 0 Akhilesh owes his victory in family feud to Mulayam's political training

Sources in the SP said that if 30-40 rebels get elected Shivpal could spoil Akhilesh's party, especially if it is a hung assembly. There is a new candidate of Samajwadi Party, we don't know the person well. "Both parties will benefit from the alliance and we will together form the government again", he said. Jarding, who has advised high-profile political figures such as former US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, former US Vice-President Al Gore, and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano ...

World Media Accused says he also killed his parents, buried them
Author: 0 Accused says he also killed his parents, buried them

Police exhumed body two days ago. The self-proclaimed NRI, IITian live-in partner of the deceased had murdered her and entombed her body at the first floor of his double-storey house in Saket Nagar. He said his daughter was supposed to go to the U.S. via Delhi on June 23, 2016 and had left home on June 22, the SP said. Udayan has given contradictory statements about his mother Indrani too, saying she was staying in the United States and Delhi, he added.

World Media Violence and censorship rule at UC Berkeley
Author: 0 Violence and censorship rule at UC Berkeley

Rowdy protests at UC Davis Jan. 13 prompted campus Republicans to cancel his appearance at the last minute. President Donald Trump weighed in on the violence , questioning whether the school should lose federal funding as a result its handling of the anti-free-speech riots.

World Media UK High Court dismisses EEA Brexit legal challenge
Author: 0 UK High Court dismisses EEA Brexit legal challenge

Two senior judges have blocked a legal challenge to the government's strategy for leaving the single market and the European Economic Area. In it the Government promises to control immigration, leave the single market and seek a "bold free trade agreement" with the EU.

World Media Iran Missile Launch 'Cannot Serve as Objective Basis for Sanctions'
Author: 0 Iran Missile Launch 'Cannot Serve as Objective Basis for Sanctions'

Trump said on Thursday that "nothing is off the table" in dealing with Iran following its launch of a ballistic missile. However, the sanctions package was formulated in a way that would not violate the 2015 Iran nuclear deal negotiated between Iran and six world powers including Trump's predecessor, Barack Obama, they added.

Author: 0 Dozens Killed As Heavy Snowfall Hits Afghanistan, Pakistan

He said 168 houses were destroyed and 340 cattle killed. Some 50 people lost their lives to avalanches in the rugged and remote province of Nurestan in one village today, its Governor, Hafiz Abdul Qayoum, told Radio Liberty. "Several dozens are still trapped, we are trying to rescue them", he said, adding that many roads were still blocked. "The roads to Balkhab are still blocked and we are trying to open them", he said.

World Media Polling begins in Punjab, Goa
Author: 0 Polling begins in Punjab, Goa

The Aam Aadmi Party has debuted in these states, in a bid to expand their presence beyond Delhi where they had a landslide victory in 2015. A large number of voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT) machines, installed for the first time in the ongoing Punjab assembly polls, developed snags during the polling process in the state.

World Media PM Modi starts UP contest dubbing rivals 'SCAM'
Author: 0 PM Modi starts UP contest dubbing rivals 'SCAM'

PM Modi asked the Meerut Crowd that, "What has changed the Congress and Samajwadi Party overnight that the two arch rivals embraced each other?" Saying he wanted to return UP's "debt" to him for making him the PM - the BJP won 72 of the 80 Lok Sabha seats in the state - Modi urged people to get rid of "gangs" and "SCAM", so that development could be brought to the state, jobs could be provided to youths and security could be ensured for women.

World Media Senate Judiciary Approves Jeff Sessions for Attorney General
Author: 0 Senate Judiciary Approves Jeff Sessions for Attorney General

Those present unanimously approved suspending the quorum requirement - and then cast similar votes advancing both nominees out of committee and on to the full Senate floor for an up or down vote. Democrats questioned Mr. Sessions' ability to function independently from Mr. Trump, pointing to the president's Monday night dismissal of acting attorney general Sally Q.

Author: 0 Afghan warlord removed from UN blacklist

The move was part of a landmark peace deal that Hekmatyar and his militant group, Hezb-i-Islami signed with the government in September. Hekmatyar, who is believed to be living in the border area between Afghanistan and Pakistan, is so far the only insurgent leader to sign a peace agreement with the Afghan government.