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World Iran's foreign minister resigns
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Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency said "some sources have confirmed Zarif's resignation", but it was not clear whether President Hassan Rouhani would accept it. "His lips are moving". A spokesman for the Iranian mission to the United Nations, Alireza Miryousefi, confirmed the resignation to Reuters. "It limits Iran's nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief".

World High Wind Warning Issued For Northern Baltimore Counties
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Through tonight: Partial clearing this afternoon with temperatures quickly rising into the upper 50s for a few hours, before falling back into the 40s right after sunset. Wind chills may even fall near zero early Monday morning! That combination of cold air and strong wind gusts will make things feel rather uncomfortable at times through the morning.

World Full disclosure of Mueller report is a must
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Intelligence chairman Adam Schiff tells ABC's "This Week" his committee will be watching Attorney General William Barr to see if he were "to try to bury any part of this report". His committee wants to see the Mueller findings before deciding whether to take up impeachment. Sen. Edward Markey, D-Mass.,. said on CBS News' " Face the Nation " that if Barr "sanitizes" the report, lawmakers of both parties "have a responsibility to ensure that the American people know what happened in 2016".

World Labour will campaign to remain in European Union if second referendum is called
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Supporters of a second vote say that given the current Brexit deadlock, putting the choice to the people again, this time with more information available to them, is the only way to determine if Britons still want to leave the EU. Anti-Brexit protesters stage a protest outside the Houses of Parliament in Westminster. "Jeremy Corbyn is today taking the first step to reunite our party by showing he is listening to our voters and members on this, the biggest issue of our time".

World Iran navy commander: 'Time to banish U.S. from region'
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Mr Trump pulled out of an global agreement on Iran's nuclear programme last May and reimposed sanctions on Tehran . This came after the U-S said it supplied Iran with faulty parts to sabotage the country's missile program. Earlier this week, Hajizadeh rejected USA officials' recent claims that Washington has managed to sabotage Tehran's missile program as "a very big lie".

World Trump is accused of forcibly kissing black campaign staffer
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White House press secretary Sarah Sanders dismissed the allegation as 'absurd on its face'. "This never happened and is directly contradicted by multiple highly credible eyewitness accounts", she wrote in a statement. "Then he walks on out". "One hundred percent no", Bondi said. The lawsuit, first reported by The Washington Post , seeks unspecified money damages and an order preventing the president from "grabbing, kissing or otherwise assaulting or harassing women without prior express ...

World Mueller's Russian Federation report could be done as soon as next week
Author: 0 Mueller's Russian Federation report could be done as soon as next week

Six House Democratic committee chairmen wrote Barr on Friday and demanded that he make Mueller's report public, including any "evidence of misconduct" by President Donald Trump . Mueller was handed FBI's Russia meddling probe in May 2017 with the brief to investigate "any links and/or coordination between the Russian government and individuals associated with the campaign of President Donald Trump ", and other matters.

World Ninth Labour MP resigns from party
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The former junior aide to former prime minister Gordon Brown told the Express and Star newspaper there was a "culture of extremism, antisemitism and intolerance" in Labour. And The Times reports Jeremy Corbyn has been warned "dozens" of Labour MPs are prepared to quit the party if he does not throw his weight behind it.

World Two Pakistan nationals among three militants killed in Kulgam encounter: JK Police
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Three security personnel, including a Major-rank officer, were injured in the encounter. Among others who paid floral tributes to the slain include senior officers of CAPF, SSP Srinagar Haseeb Mughal, SSP Security Imtiyaz Hussain, SSP SBK Showket Hussain Shah, SP Ganderbal Khalil Poswal, SSP Anti-high-jacking Srinagar Harmeet Singh, other officers and jawans of the district police and other forces.

World British PM May promises vote on Brexit deal by March 12
Author: 0 British PM May promises vote on Brexit deal by March 12

However, her acknowledgement that she can not get a deal to put to MPs this week, means there will now be a further series of votes in the Commons on an amendable Government motion on Wednesday. "When we are facing the hard choices that we have, we can try and say "Aha" and heresy hunt and say "You are wrong here" or "You are wrong there", Mr Gove said.

World Suspected Plane Hijacker Killed In Bangladesh
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Local media reports indicate that one crew member has been shot. "Our commando team asked the hijacker to surrender, but he rejected it by being aggressive, and was shot", Rahman told reporters. He said the operation was conducted on prime minister's orders. Sources in Bangladesh said that by around 7pm, all the passengers and the crewmembers had been evacuated through the four emergency exits.

World Weather Authority: Blizzard conditions into early evening
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Sunday evening for the I-29 corridor east into Minnesota and Iowa. A strong Winter Storm will affect the Northland this Saturday night into Sunday . Winds gusting to 45 miles per hour will lead to blowing snow and unsafe travel conditions. The Minnesota Department of Transportation said snowplows will be on the roads, but the snow may outpace their ability to keep up.

World U.S. to leave small group of troops in Syria
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Kurdish forces have been waging war since last September against the last jihadi strongholds in Deir al-Zour province, with the help of the worldwide coalition led by the US. Akar, together with Turkish Chief of General Staff Yasar Guler, arrived in Washington on Friday to discuss Syria and other bilateral and regional issues with the U.S.

World May promises Brexit vote in United Kingdom parliament by March 12
Author: 0 May promises Brexit vote in United Kingdom parliament by March 12

Labour MP Yvette Cooper, who drew up the plan with Conservative former minister Sir Oliver Letwin, said it would become the "real meaningful vote" on the Brexit deal. "There's a second part of the negotiations in terms of the future economic partnership, the future security partnership", she said. May has been cautioned by senior advisors that she can not sack ministers who vote this week to delay Brexit without causing a further rupture within her party, given the growing number of ...

World European Union, Arabs tackle troubled Middle East at first summit
Author: 0 European Union, Arabs tackle troubled Middle East at first summit

However, the source said European Council President Donald Tusk would hold a bilateral meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May on the sidelines of the summit on Sunday at 1630 local time in Egypt . European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini insists that the gathering in Egypt of more than 40 heads of state and government is about much more than migration.

World Spanish Court Probes Woman's Death after Michelin Meal
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According to Spanish broadcaster RTVE , officials have now spoken to 75 people who ate at the restaurant between February 13th and 16th. The Telegraph reports that the illnesses have been linked to a dish featuring Morchella , or true morel mushrooms .

World Saudi Arabia Appoints First Ever Female Envoy to US - Royal Decree
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Princess Reema becomes ambassador as Saudi Arabia is opening up and granting women more freedoms, but also amid heightened tensions with Washington , a key security and economic partner. The killing refocused attention on a Saudi-led military coalition's bombing campaign in Yemen, which is gripped by what the United Nations calls the world's worst humanitarian crisis .

World Powerful 7.5-magnitude quake hits eastern Ecuador
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The quake struck at 5:17 a.m. local time. It hit at a depth of 132 kilometres, it added. The quake struck 17 kilometres from the town of Montalvo in eastern Ecuador near the border with Peru , the agency said. Emergency committees have been activated in the regions affected, Ecuador's president confirmed following the natural disaster near the Ecuador-Peru border.

World Man's dream to honour 10 American servicemen realised with flypast
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Huge crowds have gathered in Sheffield's Endcliff Park to watch a pensioner see his lifelong dream fulfilled when a special flypast marks the 75th anniversary of a crash which claimed the lives of 10 American airmen. Mr Walker was touched by Mr Fould's story and began a social media campaign to raise money for the event and to install a flagpole at the memorial. Addressing the crowd, Mr Foulds said on BBC Breakfast: "Thank you very much for coming, it's lovely see you".

World Ireland publishes no-deal Brexit bill it hopes it won’t need
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British Prime Minister Theresa May is unable to secure parliamentary approval for the deal she has negotiated with European Union leaders, which contains a clause meant to keep the Irish border free-flowing. The Omnibus Bill, which will be fast-tracked through the Oireachtas, is created to support businesses and jobs affected by a no-deal and secure ongoing access to essential services and products across the Irish border.

World Atlas Air cargo jet crashes near Baytown, Texas, today
Author: 0 Atlas Air cargo jet crashes near Baytown, Texas, today

The person wasn't authorised to speak about the information. The depth of the water where the plane crashed is up to 5 feet. Photos and video of the scene show aircraft debris in a shallow, marshy bay. While US passenger airlines are in the safest period in history, cargo carriers using similar aircraft haven't had as good a record. It was one of two deadly plane crashes in the United States today.

World Julie Bishop: Ex-contender for Australian PM to leave politics
Author: 0 Julie Bishop: Ex-contender for Australian PM to leave politics

The news is not necessarily surprising. The former deputy Liberal leader revealed on Thursday she will not make another run for parliament at the federal upcoming election. Renowned for her steely gaze dubbed the "death stare", Bishop's highlights as foreign minister include her strong condemnation of Russia's role in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines MH17 in 2014.

World Voice of Paris attacks killed in Syria
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But some of those foreigners have been killed , while the SDF holds hundreds more. The Trump administration, which abruptly announced in December that it was pulling out of Syria , said Thursday that it will keep 200 US troops in the country for now.

World Syria war: United States to leave 200 troops for peacekeeping after withdrawal
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The force would maintain a buffer zone along the border between Turkey and Syria, to prevent Turkish forces from targeting Syrian Kurdish forces , who helped the usa defeat the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. "I think fair to say every person in the United States administration knows the situation bar one". Sen. Lindsey Graham , R-S.C., applauded Trump's new decision in a statement.

World Sudan President Omar al-Bashir declares state of emergency
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He sacked all ministers save for five in the Justice, Defence and Foreign Affairs ministries who would keep their jobs. Just hours after announcing he would dissolve the country's central and state governments, Bashir Al-Bashir - who seized power in a 1989 coup - also appointed new state governors who were all from the military, according to a presidency statement.

World 10,000 more Indian soldiers deployed in occupied Kashmir as crackdown continues
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Besides this, police also detained JKLF chief Yaseen Malik on February 22 night, and lodged him in central jail. Meanwhile, separatist leader Yasin Malik has been arrested before the Supreme Court hearing on Article 35A. The article, incorporated into the Indian Constitution in 1954, grants special rights and privileges to the residents of Jammu and Kashmir. He also said that any misadventure aimed at "fiddling" with the special status of J&K (Article 35A) will have "serious far-reaching ...

World Bangladesh Fire Kills At Least 70 People
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The official said that the fire might have been caused by a gas cylinder, adding that the fire quickly spread through building with highly flammable chemicals. Over 40 people have been admitted to the hospital, said Sohel Mahmud, head of forensics at the hospital. "I got burned and rushed to hospital", he said.

World Bernie Sanders aims to build a strong grassroots campaign
Author: 0 Bernie Sanders aims to build a strong grassroots campaign

Meeks said he wants the 2020 nominee to truly represent Democrats by being a registered member of the party. He has demonstrated again that he does not understand this situation. Russia, China and Turkey were among those that had voiced their support for Maduro as the country's legitimately elected president. Sanders raised a total of $228 million during the 2016 primaries, a race that ultimately came down to him versus eventual nominee and frontrunner Hillary Clinton .

World Kim boards train to Vietnam
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It is not known if he will travel by train from Pyongyang via China or fly to a nearby Chinese city. Kim and Trump are scheduled to meet for their much-awaited second summit on Wednesday and Thursday in Hanoi . In 2018, North Korea suspended its nuclear and long-range missile tests, as well as dismantling a nuclear testing facility - but none of the motions were a seen as profound cutbacks on its nuclear progress.