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Global Media United States charges 13 Russians with interfering in 2016 presidential elections
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The indictment lists in extraordinary detail the alleged ways in which the defendants did this: Falsely posing as Americans to operate social media to influence voters; employing active efforts to suppress the turnout of minority groups; creating additional fictional USA personas to sway public opinion; purchasing large numbers of ads on social media; and much more .

Global Media Die As Boko Haram Bombers Hit Konduga Fish Market
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Suicide bombings have continued despite repeated assertions by the government and the military since 2016 to have defeated the Boko Haram insurgency, which aims to create an Islamic state in Nigeria's northeast. The bombers, all believed to be female, left another 22 people wounded at a fish market Konduga, just outside the state capital, Maiduguri. A fourth bomber also blew herself up outside the camp.

Global Media Ethiopia announced state of emergency amid political unrest
Author: 0 Ethiopia announced state of emergency amid political unrest

That state of emergency led to the arrest of more than 22,000 people and severely affected business. The statement came after the council of ministers imposed yet another six months nationwide state of emergency last night, which defence minister Siraj Fegessa, said would include a ban on protests and publications that incite violence.

Global Media Iran deepens freight discount to boost oil sales to India
Author: 0 Iran deepens freight discount to boost oil sales to India

In a meeting in the same day, President Rouhani and Prime Minister Modi expressed readiness to expand relations between their countries in all areas. In May 2016, India, Iran and Afghanistan had inked a pact which entailed establishment of Transit and Transport Corridor among the three countries using Chabahar Port as one of the regional hubs for sea transportation in Iran, besides multi-modal transport of goods and passengers across the three nations.

Global Media ICE lawyer in Seattle charged with stealing immigrants' IDs
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Both charges are felonies. Information stolen includes social security numbers and birth dates. The chief counsel, resigned shortly after the allegations, after an indictment was filed against him. He also allegedly used his official work email to forward confidential personal information of an immigrant to his Yahoo email address. William La Jeunesse is following the first large scale operation since California became a sanctuary state.

Global Media Missing Adirondacks skier found safe in California
Author: 0 Missing Adirondacks skier found safe in California

Shaun Hampton of the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department. When Filippidis spoke to authorities, he said that he couldn't recall how he arrived at the airport but did remember riding in on a "big rig-style truck". As his pals called it quits for the day, Filippidis went out for one last ski run the afternoon of February 7 and never returned . An official search began a few hours after he was last seen, New York State Police said in a news release after Filippidis' disappearance.

Global Media Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu shrugs off 'biased' police corruption probe
Author: 0 Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu shrugs off 'biased' police corruption probe

Over the past few months, thousands of Israelis have been holding weekly rallies outside the house of Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit to call for Netanyahu's prosecution. Police recommended indicting Milchan and the publisher, Arnon Moses, with bribery as well. "It states that a prime minister is allowed to remain in his position even after the police's recommendations".

Global Media Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull imposes 'ban on sex' between ministers and staffers
Author: 0 Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull imposes 'ban on sex' between ministers and staffers

Mr Joyce has been under huge pressure this week due to revelation he had an affair with a colleague, who is now pregnant with his child. "The deputy prime minister will be taking leave from Monday, February 19 to February 25". The prospect of Mr Joyce being acting prime minister when Mr Turnbull travelled overseas next week had been worrying many Nationals, who feared that putting Mr Joyce in the spotlight would have added to the crisis.

Global Media Martin Schulz resigns as head of Germany's Social Democrats
Author: 0 Martin Schulz resigns as head of Germany's Social Democrats

He also said Andrea Nahles, the party's parliamentary leader, would take over as the SPD's chairwoman. But three regional associations led by the powerful Berlin local party said installing Ms Nahles as interim leader is against party rules and one of the current deputies should step in until members can vote on a new leader.

Global Media Nepal to face Zimbabwe in World Cup qualifiers opener
Author: 0 Nepal to face Zimbabwe in World Cup qualifiers opener

Pervez bowled a wide and it came down to the last ball, with Karan KC hitting a single to mid-wicket for a final 50-over score of 195 runs and the win. For UAE, Shaiman Anwar starred with a whirlwind 77 which propelled his team to 247 for 6 in 50 overs. Nepal have never reached the World Cup, while the UAE are looking to qualify for the second successive edition.

Global Media Police Responding to 'Reports of Gunfire on Campus' in Seattle
Author: 0 Police Responding to 'Reports of Gunfire on Campus' in Seattle

Kent Police Commander Jared Kasner said on the phone that police finished searching the campus and "did not locate anyone injured or evidence of gunshots being fired". They also tweeted that "families that want information or need a location to go to regarding Highline Incident (still unconfirmed) are being directed to Lowes NW corner parking lot at this time ".

Global Media Find out how much snow arrives Saturday
Author: 0 Find out how much snow arrives Saturday

Clouds are expected to decrease Sunday and the temperature will climb to 42 degrees. In some areas, snow could be wet enough to result in some power outages, according to the county. Highs for the week will be in the upper teens and mid-20s above zero, with lows in the single digits. As precipitation moves out of the area it will be turning colder, with light winds becoming northwest and eventually gusting to 20 to 30 miles per hour near sunset.

Global Media German-Turkish journalist leaves Turkey after year in jail
Author: 0 German-Turkish journalist leaves Turkey after year in jail

Germany's Foreign Affairs Ministry confirmed the news , saying Yucel's release was the result of German diplomatic efforts and asked observers to: "wait and see what happens within the next hours". Yucel gave himself up to police past year after initially taking refuge inside a German diplomatic compound in Istanbul following reports that a warrant had been issued for his arrest.

Global Media Real Madrid beat PSG 3-1 in CL
Author: 0 Real Madrid beat PSG 3-1 in CL

Though Real Madrid have a two-goal advantage, they would know the tie is far from being over. Marco Asensio and Lucas Vazquez came off the home side's bench for the final 10 minutes, and Real Madrid took the lead in the 83rd minute when Ronaldo bundled home from close range after Areola could only palm a cross from Asensio into a unsafe area.

Global Media Provinces directed to take over JuD, FIF assets
Author: 0 Provinces directed to take over JuD, FIF assets

However, it is unclear whether the JuD and the FIF had been added to the list of banned organisations of the interior ministry by placing both in the Schedule I (a list that maintains banned organizations) or not. In Rawalpindi, located in Punjab province adjacent to Islamabad , district officers had begun taking over the charities' offices, a city official said.

Global Media Ramaphosa elected as South Africa's new president
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Julius Malema, leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters party, said ANC lawmakers had failed to hold former Zuma to account for alleged corruption and had therefore violated the constitution . Today, Paul Mashatile, the party's treasurer general, clarified that he has to leave office today or face a motion of no confidence in parliament tomorrow.

Global Media United States and Russian Federation dispute over Syria in UN Security Council
Author: 0 United States and Russian Federation dispute over Syria in UN Security Council

But if Iran decides to again challenge Israel directly, it could order Hezbollah, armed with 130,000 projectiles, to join the action. Iran wants to reap the gains of its investments in Syria and Assad. This means that the soldiers of Iran are vulnerable to Israeli air attacks . At the time, Israel was also concerned that the Assad regime would give its chemical weapons to Hezbollah.

Global Media USA reaffirms importance of close partnership with Lebanon
Author: 0 USA reaffirms importance of close partnership with Lebanon

Tillerson is the most senior official from the Trump administration to visit Lebanon and the first by a USA secretary of state in four years. UNSC Resolution 1701, which prohibits acts of aggression in Southern Lebanon, was adopted after a devastating month-long conflict in 2006 between Israel and Lebanon's Hezbollah group.

Global Media 'There is nothing unsurmountable' says New Sinn Fein leader
Author: 0 'There is nothing unsurmountable' says New Sinn Fein leader

Last Tuesday, Foster addressed two inflammatory issues when she insisted people would not be forced to learn Irish and it would not be made compulsory in schools. The leader of Alliance Party, Naomi Long, said: "We are in a very precarious situation at this point in time, we are essentially in unchartered territory".

Global Media Iran President Hassan Rouhani arrives in Hyderabad on three-day India visit
Author: 0 Iran President Hassan Rouhani arrives in Hyderabad on three-day India visit

Telangana chief secretary Shailendra Kumar Joshi, who held a coordination meeting on Wednesday at the state secretariat, directed officials of different departments to make foolproof arrangements for Rouhani's visit. "We will also pay a visit to historic sites". During his two-day stay, Rouhani will visit the Mecca Masjid in the old city to offer Friday prayers and address the weekly gathering at the historic mosque.

Global Media 'Totally opposed to domestic violence of any kind,' says Trump
Author: 0 'Totally opposed to domestic violence of any kind,' says Trump

US President Donald Trump has faced pressure from Republican allies in Congress over domestic abuse allegations against a former aide. "And it nearly wouldn't even have to be said". For months, Kelly - with help from Porter - had established a semblance of stability in a White House often rattled by an unpredictable president. Chief of staff John Kelly , under fire for mishandling the matter, is staying largely out of sight.