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France to set age of sexual consent at 15 after rape outcry

France to set age of sexual consent at 15 after rape outcry Sexual acts with a child under the age of 15 are illegal under French law but to charge an offender with rape it must be proved that sex was forced. The push to finally set an age of consent follows cases in recent months that have shocked the country. [Full Article...]

'Unruly passenger' arrested at gate once SkyWest flight lands in Boise

'Unruly passenger' arrested at gate once SkyWest flight lands in Boise Reportedly, the woman rushed down the corridor and made her way to the plane's emergency door which she tried to pry it open while repeating chanting 'I am God!'. All other passengers were able to safely deplane at the Boise Airport, and no one was hurt, the airline said. Cops will then decide whether or not to hand a file over to prosecutors indicating whether she should be charged with any c... [Full Article...]

Toyota Auris Says No To Diesels, Debuts New 178HP Hybrid Powertrain

Toyota Auris Says No To Diesels, Debuts New 178HP Hybrid Powertrain The all-new Auris is the first Toyota model in Europe that offers a choice of two hybrid powertrains: one oriented towards fuel efficiency and a relaxing drive, and the second adding greater power and more dynamic driving characteristics. [Full Article...]

Stocks to watch on March 7: Ultratech Cement, Axis Bank, Tata Motors

Stocks to watch on March 7: Ultratech Cement, Axis Bank, Tata Motors SFIO has summoned consortium of 31 banks that include ICICI, Axis and PNB. Meanwhile, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has also written to all lenders that have had exposure to Modi and Choksi firms and directed them to submit documents pertaining to their loans and guarantees. [Full Article...]

Sri Lanka to declare Emergency after communal clashes

Sri Lanka to declare Emergency after communal clashes Sri Lankan Police on Tuesday re-imposed a curfew in parts of Kandy after violent mobs took to the streets on Monday burning houses and businesses in the latest spate of racial violence to hit the island country. The website further added that the gazette signed by President Maithripala Sirisena declaring a State of Emergency will be issued today, the Minister added. [Full Article...]

Death toll of Papua New Guinea quake rises

Death toll of Papua New Guinea quake rises The death toll from the combined quakes has now risen to 67, said Udaya Regmi, the head of the Red Cross in Papua New Guinea, according to CNN . "What we experienced this morning could have caused more damage, but we don't know ... ASX-listed energy explorers and producers Oil Search and Santos between them own 42.5 per cent of the ExxonMobil-led PNG LNG Project. "We know at least 500 people ... [Full Article...]

NDPP, BJP do the trick in Nagaland

NDPP, BJP do the trick in Nagaland Its trouncing of the long-entrenched CPI (M) in Tripura is, indeed, the most remarkable feat of the recent elections. Sarma also dismissed the suggestion that the minorities, particularly the Christians in the northeast, were against the BJP , saying the community "wholeheartedly" supported the party. [Full Article...]

Tripura poll win reflects people's mood for 2019: BJP

Tripura poll win reflects people's mood for 2019: BJP Union minister Nitin Gadkari will be present at the meeting. The swearing-in of the new ministry is likely to be held on March 8 at the Swami Vivekananada Maidan in the heart of the town. Ram Pada Jamatia, another candidate of BJP from 30-Bagma (ST) constituency said, " The people of Tripura got independence after long time from CPI-M regime, which is victory of people."Mr. [Full Article...]

Israel's Netanyahu departs for U.S. trip amid corruption investigation

Israel's Netanyahu departs for U.S. trip amid corruption investigation Top-selling daily Yediot Aharonot said while Netanyahu was being questioned for five hours at his official Jerusalem residence, Sara was being grilled at national fraud squad headquarters near Tel Aviv. But even with an embrace from Trump, and an expected warm welcome at the pro-Israel lobbying group AIPAC's annual conference on Tuesday, Netanyahu will have a hard time escaping the growing scandal... [Full Article...]

Suspected Terrorists Kill One In Night Assault Near Burkina Faso's Govt House

Suspected Terrorists Kill One In Night Assault Near Burkina Faso's Govt House There has been no claim of responsibility. Red Cross members stand at the municipal stadium where an emergency medical post was established, after a coordinated assault on the army headquarters and French embassy in the capital Ougadougou, Burkina Faso March 2, 2018. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation demands USA send proof of election interference

Russian Federation demands USA send proof of election interference Russian Federation has been widely accused of using cyberattacks as one of several tools to sow discord and interfere in elections in the West, including the 2016 USA presidential election. While U.S. missile defenses are unlikely ever to be enough to counter a Russian attack, the military and the defense industry have convinced Putin "that this threat does exist and you need to throw all effort... [Full Article...]

China boosts defense spending amid military modernization

China boosts defense spending amid military modernization The report also warned Taiwan that China "will never tolerate any separatist schemes" amid tensions between the mainland and the self-ruled island. A budget report presented on Monday by the National Development and Reform Commission to the National People's Congress in China revealed the intention of authorities to increase military spending in 2018. [Full Article...]

First lady Melania to attend Gridiron dinner with Trump

First lady Melania to attend Gridiron dinner with Trump Here, in the crowded basement ballroom of a swanky D.C. hotel, the mockery is at least kind of the point: For 133 years, journalists have invited a constellation of Washington's bright stars in media and politics to reach across whatever distances divide them for a good verbal kick in the shin - and a hearty laugh about it together. [Full Article...]

Saudi Crown Prince to Hold First-Ever Talks with Egypt's Coptic Pope

The visit comes weeks prior to Egypt's presidential election in which Sisi is seeking a second term. President Abdel Fattah El Sisi received on Sunday Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud. [Full Article...]

Police identify man who shot self in front of White House

Police identify man who shot self in front of White House Investigators say the suspect shot himself in the head. A search of online court records in Alabama shows no prior criminal record, though Burgess did receive a speeding ticket in August 2010 from a State Trooper who stopped him in Tallapoosa County. [Full Article...]

Man shoots himself to death near White House

Man shoots himself to death near White House At about 11:46 a.m. EST., the man approached the North White House fence line. None of the shots appeared to have been directed towards the White House, the service said. "We're aware of the incident". Trump was in Mar-a-Lago and returned to Washington , D.C., by Saturday night. "The president has been briefed". Streets surrounding the White House were closed and tourists were kept at bay a... [Full Article...]

Every religion found life and grew in India, be proud: Modi

Every religion found life and grew in India, be proud: Modi In his address King of Jordan Abdullah II said, India and Jordan have shared responsibility to bring peace in the world. Modi also echoed the Jordan king, reminding that extremists and terrorists are enemies of faith they claim to represent. [Full Article...]

Women held in Iran during Federation Internationale de Football Association visit

Women held in Iran during Federation Internationale de Football Association visit Seyyed Salman Samani, an Iranian interior ministry spokesman, said that these women were not arrested, but transferred to a "proper place" by police, temporarily held, and released after the match. "As you are no doubt aware...women were prevented from attending this match for no reason other than their gender", the letter said. "Hence, my appeal to the Iranian authorities; open the nation's foo... [Full Article...]

Eight Turkish soldiers killed by Kurdish fighters in Afrin

Eight Turkish soldiers killed by Kurdish fighters in Afrin The Turkish military declined to comment on the Observatory report, but the Turkish state-run Anadolu news agency reported on Friday that Turkish attack helicopters had killed nine YPG fighters in the west of Afrin. The Turkish warplanes had struck pro-regime forces that entered Afrin last week in support of the Kurdish YPG militia, according to Reuters. According to the Turkish General Staff, t... [Full Article...]

Ivanka Trump under scope

Ivanka Trump under scope During negotiations, Mr Tiah reportedly bonded with Ms Ivanka Trump's husband Jared Kushner but negotiated directly with her over details of its development. Probe could be due to property belonging to TA Global being one of the few involving Trump family to have opened after Donald Trump took office previous year. [Full Article...]


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