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Voting underway in Hungarian election

Voting underway in Hungarian election Orban, Hungary's longest-serving post-communist premier, strongly opposes deeper integration of the bloc. According to the National Election Office, more than 3.3 million voters had taken part by 1pm, with a turnout rate of 42.3%. for two generations". Orban is seeking his third consecutive term and fourth overall and his campaign has been almost exclusively about opposing migration. [Full Article...]

Severe storm risk has gone up for northern counties, communities

Severe storm risk has gone up for northern counties, communities The atmospheric winds, in general, are not conducive for widespread severe weather, but a few storms may be severe. Ahead of this system, moisture will stream in from the Gulf of Mexico at the surface on southerly winds. These areas could see some localized flash flooding of 3"-4" of rain. Download the WDAM First Alert Weather app today for real-time interactive radar, location-based severe we... [Full Article...]

David Warner accepts 12-month ban for ball-tampering

David Warner accepts 12-month ban for ball-tampering David Warner has accepted the 12-month ban handed to him by Cricket Australia , meaning there will be no appeals over the ball-tampering scandal. But the players' union the Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA), which has criticised the bans as disproportionate compared to previous cases, said the review was "far from independent". [Full Article...]

Zuma Tells Followers Charges Against Him Political

Zuma Tells Followers Charges Against Him Political While deputy president of the ANC, Zuma was charged with raping Fezekile "Khwezi" Kuzwayo, the HIV-positive daughter of a friend who had been imprisoned on Robben Island with Zuma during the apartheid era. Ramaphosa has told the EFF that the Presidency was obligated to continue to pay the legal fees, unless a court reviews it and sets it aside. According to BBC, Zuma's appearance at the hearing ... [Full Article...]

Former President Park Geun Hye Receives Sentence Of 24 Years In Prison

Former President Park Geun Hye Receives Sentence Of 24 Years In Prison Park became South Korea's first democratically elected leader to be forced from office past year when the Constitutional Court ordered her out over a scandal that landed the heads of two conglomerates in jail. Prosecutors accused Park of colluding with Choi to receive 7 billion won from Lotte Group for favours, while pressuring big businesses to bankroll non-profit foundations run by Choi's fami... [Full Article...]

BJP MPs protest against Congress for disrupting Budget session

BJP MPs protest against Congress for disrupting Budget session Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and state BJP president Raosaheb Danve were also present as were Piyush Goyal, Prakash Javadekar and Suresh Prabhu. Attempts are being made for opposition unity. The PM stated that the BJP was the party of a New India. "The verdict in Odisha is going to be bigger than Tripura", said the BJP President while addressing a "Mahasamavesh" in Bolangir on Thursday... [Full Article...]

Syria war: Rebels 'begin leaving last Eastern Ghouta town'

Syria war: Rebels 'begin leaving last Eastern Ghouta town' At least 50,000 people have been evacuated from eastern Ghouta since the evacuation process began on March 22. Ahmad Abazeid, an independent Syrian analyst, said rebels in Ghouta's armed insurgency had been a rare case of more independent decision-making. [Full Article...]

Philippines approves six-month closure of Boracay from April

Philippines approves six-month closure of Boracay from April A total of P2 billion worth of calamity funds will be allotted to the displaced workers of legitimate businesses in the island, and not to any resort owners, Roque said . Government officials in the coming months will inspect establishments for environmental compliance and upgrade of sewage and drainage systems. More than 2million tourists visited Boracay for its beaches and nightlife past year... [Full Article...]

Gaza protester dies of wounds suffered earlier, raising toll to 20

Gaza protester dies of wounds suffered earlier, raising toll to 20 Israeli fire has killed a Palestinian at the Gaza border and another has died of wounds suffered several days ago, officials say. Israeli soldiers gather next to the fence on the Israeli side of the border with Gaza as Palestinians protest Thursday on the Gaza side. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump stirs tweet storm against DACA programme

Donald Trump stirs tweet storm against DACA programme More than 51,000 applications remained pending as of Saturday. On Monday, the Department of Justice set a quota for the nation's immigration judges, requiring that they dispose of at least 700 cases a year so as to speed up the pace of deportations. [Full Article...]

United Nations seeks access to Syrians in eastern Ghouta's Douma

United Nations seeks access to Syrians in eastern Ghouta's Douma He said "humanitarian cases" would be allowed to evacuate on Monday. Colonel General Sergei Rudskoy of the Russian General Staff told a conference on Wednesday that the rebel fighters were still leaving the town of Douma, but he expected the evacuation to wrap up in the coming days. [Full Article...]

Prince Philip to have hip surgery today

Prince Philip to have hip surgery today Philip was an avid sportsman for many years and saw active duty in the Royal Navy during World War II. In December 2011, the prince suffered chest pains and had minor surgery to open a blocked artery. At times blunt to the point of rudeness, Philip is Elizabeth's most important support. In 2016, he represented the royal family at 200 engagements. The queen missed a traditional Christmas church... [Full Article...]

18 attorneys general and 6 cities file lawsuit against Commerce Department

18 attorneys general and 6 cities file lawsuit against Commerce Department This legal position now poses a huge problem for land seizure advocates in states like Utah, which has been threatening a lawsuit to force the federal government to dispose of national public lands. "Our public lands should not be on the auction block to the highest bidder", he said . On Monday, the Trump administration filed suit against the land law, arguing that the legislation oversteps t... [Full Article...]

China Hits Back With 25% Tariff On US Imports

On Monday, China imposed extra tariffs on imports of American goods including wine, in response to USA duties on steel and aluminum imports. The remarks came after White House representatives and US President Donald Trump played down the talk of a trade war. [Full Article...]

Trump says to use military to secure US-Mexico border

Trump says to use military to secure US-Mexico border In recent days, Trump has repeatedly tweeted about a caravan of illegal immigrants making their way from Honduras to the United States border via Mexico . The current march is scheduled to end this month with a conference on migration issues in the central Mexican state of Puebla. A group called Pueblo Sin Fronteras organized the caravan, which consists of about 1,200 people - including i... [Full Article...]

Pinwheels at state Capitol help raise awareness of child abuse

Pinwheels at state Capitol help raise awareness of child abuse If you are concerned about possible sexual abuse, ask questions. A DeLand man was arrested on an aggravated child abuse after an 11-month-old girl he failed to restrain in a vehicle was found under the front passenger seat following a crash, Florida Highway Patrol investigators said. [Full Article...]

French rail unions take on Macron with mass rolling strikes

French rail unions take on Macron with mass rolling strikes Platforms at Gare du Nord, Paris's busiest railway station, were so crowded with commuters that some tumbled onto the tracks and had to be helped back up, television footage showed. "This reform is necessary for travelers, necessary for the SNCF, necessary for the railway workers", she told CNN's affiliate BFM TV on Tuesday. "The salaries aren't incredible, the work conditions are hard, and for so... [Full Article...]

Yemeni forces target Saudi warship off coast of Hudaydah

Yemeni forces target Saudi warship off coast of Hudaydah Medics and a civilian who saw the wreckage said the air strike had destroyed a house in the district of Al Hali, where displaced civilians from other provinces were settled. On Monday, a missile targeted the border area of Dhahran al-Janub. Hodeidah port has become a launch pad for terrorist operations as well as for the smuggling of rockets and weapons, Al-Malki said while stressing that the ... [Full Article...]

Vladimir Putin demands thorough nerve agent attack probe

Vladimir Putin demands thorough nerve agent attack probe Mr Aitkenhead said he had been advising those treating the Skripals. He also pointed out that "it is our job to provide the scientific evidence of what this particular nerve agent is, we identified that it is from this particular family and that it is a military-grade, but it is not our job to say where it was manufactured". [Full Article...]

Israel, UN Reach Deal on Deportation of African Migrants to Europe

Israel, UN Reach Deal on Deportation of African Migrants to Europe These migrants were offered $3,500 to relocate to an unnamed "third country" - widely reported to be Uganda or Rwanda - or return to their home country. The plan, initially approved by the Israeli cabinet in November, has drawn concerns from the United Nations refugee agency, which called it incoherent and unsafe. [Full Article...]


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