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Saudis Intercept Seven Missiles Fired by Iran-Backed Rebels in Yemen

Saudis Intercept Seven Missiles Fired by Iran-Backed Rebels in Yemen

The Houthi rebels say the ballistic missiles were targeted at King Khalid International Airport 35 kilometers away from Riyadh and also airports in Saudi Arabia's Asir and Jizan, in the country's southwest. Saudi Arabia's foreign ministry publicly stated that it blamed Hezbollah for smuggling missiles into Yemen . Saudi Arabia will be served by the timing of the missile fire during the prince's USA visit, added Eshki, who heads the Middle East Center for Strategic and Legal Studies in ... Read More

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BJP predicts Rahul's 'future Tweet': targets Technological illiteracy

BJP predicts Rahul's 'future Tweet': targets Technological illiteracy

The war of words between the BJP and the Congress on the issue of alleged data breach continued on Monday. BJP clarified that all information given on the Namo App is completely safe and Congress is spreading a canard on the matter. He's the Big Boss who likes to spy on Indians. "Instead of #DeleteNaMoApp, they have deleted the Congress App itself", she tweeted. However a French security researcher had tweeted that the Congress Party's app was based on a server in Singapore, and he ... Read More

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Stephen Catholic Church celebrates Palm Sunday

Stephen Catholic Church celebrates Palm Sunday

As many praise and worship today it will continue throughout the end of the week until Easter or as many call it "Resurrection Sunday". The palms, which represent the palms the crowd brought when Jesus rode into Jerusalem, will then be carried by the faithful as they process into the cathedral, a Christian tradition since the fourth century. Read More

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Turkey opens airspace to northern Iraq's Erbil

Turkey opens airspace to northern Iraq's Erbil

Earlier, Iraq's Foreign Ministry condemned Turkey's attacks on what Ankara suspected were Kurdish rebel camps in northern Iraq, along the countries' shared border. The U.S. has supported the YPG/PKK under the name of SDF, which is considered by Ankara as a Syrian offshoot of the PKK terror organization that has waged a more than a 30-year war against the Turkish state. Read More

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Top Chinese, US Officials To Continue Trade Talks

Top Chinese, US Officials To Continue Trade Talks

Exports accounted for 19% of Chinese gross domestic product a year ago, dropping from 35% in 2007, official data showed. It said countries not on the list could discuss with Washington ways to address U.S. Going toe-to-toe with the USA carries risks for China, especially if allies in Europe and elsewhere impose their own restrictions on Chinese investment. Read More

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Iranians charged with massive hacking of 320 universities in the US

Iranians charged with massive hacking of 320 universities in the US

Hawaii state computers were targeted as part of a massive Iranian computer hacking campaign that also compromised USA and foreign universities, private companies and federal agencies, a federal indictment alleges. Trump is scheduled to make a decision in May about a multi-party agreement, regarding Iran's nuclear program. No group claimed responsibility for the attack targeting Iranian newspapers. Read More

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Voting for RS election in Jharkhand

Six legislators of the Kerala Congress (Mani), who now sit as an independent block, the lone BJP legislator O Rajagopal and independent legislator PC George did not vote. It was alleged that he did not show his ballot paper to the party's authorised representative after casting vote. Further Samajwadi Party leader Jaya Bachchan won from Hardoi constituency which is to be vacant after BJP leader Naresh Agarwal term in Raya Sabha ends in April. Read More

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Two Koreas agree to meet on summit preparations next week

Two Koreas agree to meet on summit preparations next week

In a statement, South Korea's Unification Ministry said the talks are planned for Thursday. Without explicitly referring to the summit planned between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in scheduled for late April, nor the invitation to meet with Trump by the end of May, the article referred to "the great change in the north-south relations" and a "sign of change also in the DPRK-U.S. Read More

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Judge temporarily blocks MS law banning abortions after 15 weeks

Judge temporarily blocks MS law banning abortions after 15 weeks

The clinic, Jackson Women's Health Organization, quickly sued, arguing the law is unconstitutional because it bans abortion weeks before a fetus can survive outside the womb. Republican legislative leaders Lt. Gov Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn both attended Bryant's private signing ceremony. "That right protects her choice "to have an abortion before viability.' States can not 'prohibit any woman from making the ultimate decision" to do so". Read More

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Saturday Night 'Take a break': Dec to host the show alone

Saturday Night 'Take a break': Dec to host the show alone

Following Ant McPartlin's recent arrest and subsequent return to rehab , ITV has confirmed that his co-host Declan Donnelly will host Saturday Night Takeaway alone when the show returns on Saturday 31 March. Throughout this year's series, viewers and audience members have been able to win tickets to Florida by completing weird tasks or by being picked out by the show's hosts. Read More

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Man dies after Red Arrows jet crashes

Man dies after Red Arrows jet crashes

The Red Arrows are famous for their aerial displays at military and royal occasions, and the RAF describes them on their website as "ambassadors for the United Kingdom at home and overseas". Two people are understood to have been onboard the Hawk aircraft when it went down shortly before 1.30pm on Tuesday. In total, about 1,500 service personnel, civil servants and contractors work at RAF Valley. Read More

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Indians Abducted by ISIS in Mosul are Dead, Says Sushma Swaraj

Indians Abducted by ISIS in Mosul are Dead, Says Sushma Swaraj

Search operations led to a mound near Badush where local residents said bodies had been buried by the IS, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said in Parliament. "Let the government take back all the pension amount it has given us, but return our men to us", said Parvinder. "When the government could save nurses from Kerala why it completely failed in saving other Indians", he asked. Read More

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KCR, Mamata flash anti-BJP new coalition 'for the people' sans Congress

KCR, Mamata flash anti-BJP new coalition 'for the people' sans Congress

Mamta, CM of West Bengal and chief of Trinamool Congress party, was one among them who directly made a phone call to TRS supreme and advocated the necessity of Third Front in the center. Echoing KCR's thoughts, Mamata said, "It is a good beginning. Some parties are friends, some enemies", said Rao, who was accompanied by two party parliamentarians K Kavitha and K Keshav Rao. Read More

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Akhilesh Yadav drives to Mayawati's residence, thanks her

Akhilesh Yadav drives to Mayawati's residence, thanks her

This factor was probably on top of his mind when he made a decision to send leader of opposition Ram Govind Chaudhary to meet BSP chief Mayawati at her residence before speaking to media persons here. "BJP has never fulfilled their promises". He also congratulated party's Nagendra Singh Patel, who defeated BJP's Kaushalendra Singh Patel in Phulpur, and Pravin Nishad for his win against BJP's Upendra Dutt Shukla in Gorakhpur, which Chief Minister Yogi Aditynath had won five consecutive times. Read More

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Bill Hader Loses It Playing 'Stefon' In His Return As 'SNL' Host

Tonight, Hader returns to host SNL for his second time tonight at 11:30pm on NBC. It was one of a handful of characters he brought back, including Weekend Update city correspondent Stefon . Mulaney has said that he would often add or change jokes at the last minute to try and throw Bill Hader off. " Roseanne " star John Goodman embraced the part of a perceptibly liberated Rex Tillerson on the latest installment of " Saturday Night Live ". Read More

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North Korean minister in Sweden amid Trump-Kim speculation

North Korean minister in Sweden amid Trump-Kim speculation

The surprise visit comes a week after President Trump agreed to meet with Kim by May to discuss the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. Sweden is now a non-permanent member of the United Nations . That means eight out of 10 assistant secretary posts at the U.S. State Department are now vacant, as are 91 other fairly senior jobs. "We will not disclose what they talked about", said Lofven's spokesman Jonatan Holst. Read More

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Identical no longer after a year in space

Identical no longer after a year in space

After a year in space, NASA says Scott Kelly's genes behave differently, and the effect may be permanent. "They're still identical twins", he said. "We've seen thousands of genes change". Not only did his time in space give astronauts a new record, but it gave NASA a ideal opportunity to understand how the human body reacts to almost a year in space. Read More

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