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Global Media Modi cites 'shamshan' to seek votes, says Kejriwal
Author: 0 Modi cites 'shamshan' to seek votes, says Kejriwal

He asked people to vote for AAP in municipal polls so that he can make sure that these corporations do their work. Saying he had listened to all speeches of Modi in the Uttar Pradesh election campaign, Kejriwal told the Delhi Assembly that there was a difference in his and the Prime Minister's approach.

Global Media Tignes avalanche: 'Many skiers' buried under snow in French ski resort
Author: 0 Tignes avalanche: 'Many skiers' buried under snow in French ski resort

It also hosts the resort's halfpipe, though it seems from initial reports that the slide happened further up the trail. Remaining skiers were being evacuated. Last month four snowboarders were killed when an avalanche hit an off-piste area of the same resort. The avalanche risk, which in theory only applies to off-piste slopes, was high on Tuesday in Tignes - with the alert level four out of five.

Global Media Nike to sell performance hijab for Muslim women athletes
Author: 0 Nike to sell performance hijab for Muslim women athletes

The "Pro Hijab" is being developed by Nike following some Muslim athletes' complaints about wearing a traditional headscarf during competition. Nike cites Saudi Arabian runner Sarah Attar, who wore a hijab to compete in the 800-meter heat at the London 2012 Olympics, and Emirati weightlifter Amna Al Haddad , who did so in the 2016 Olympics in Rio, but they're not the only cases.

Author: 0 Sessions amends confirmation hearing testimony: Darcy cartoon

It was the very first question posed to Rosenstein at his confirmation hearing, and then the bulk of the ones that followed. In Monday's letter, Sessions mentions that he and Kislyak "spoke briefly" while at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, and that he met the ambassador in his office in September, accompanied by his Senate staff.

Global Media Stand-off between ATS, suspected terrorists in Lucknow
Author: 0 Stand-off between ATS, suspected terrorists in Lucknow

The incident comes close on the heels of a blast on a Bhopal-Ujjain train in which at least eight people were injured. Media reports said the suspected terrorist named Saiful is a suspect in the Bhopal-Ujjain train blast which occurred earlier in the day in Madhya Pradesh.

Global Media Knesset Bars Entry of Pro-BDS Visitors
Author: 0 Knesset Bars Entry of Pro-BDS Visitors

Supporters of the law argue that the legislation was the next step in Israel's battle with the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement (BDS), which they claim targets Israel as a whole and accuse of being anti-Semitic. In response to the ban, Omar Barghouti, co-founder of the BDS movement, drew comparisons between the Israeli law and to Trump's amended temporary travel ban signed on Monday, which left six Muslim-majority countries on the restricted list.

Global Media DU's Saibaba, four others get life for Maoist links
Author: 0 DU's Saibaba, four others get life for Maoist links

Saibaba came under scrutiny after Hemant Mishra, a student of Jawaharlal Nehru University, claimed that he was acting as a messenger between Professor Saibaba and maoists in Chhattisgarh's Abujmad forests back in 2014. The Gadchiroli court in Nagpur announced the punishment at 3 pm today. The police alleged Professor of waging a war against India. The counsel for the Maharashtra government had opposed the bail, saying that Saibaba would propagate Maoist views if set free.

Global Media Poachers Break Into French Zoo And Slaughter Rhino For His Horn
Author: 0 Poachers Break Into French Zoo And Slaughter Rhino For His Horn

It wasn't until early Tuesday morning that zookeepers discovered that Vince, a 5 year old adult male, had been shot by three bullets in the head and that his horn had been removed. "We are grieving. It's a bad shock", said Paul de La Panouse , a former historic director at the zoo who blamed the job on "professionals". Some believe the horns serve as aphrodisiacs.

Global Media China's ZTE to pay $892M for violating Iran sanctions
Author: 0 China's ZTE to pay $892M for violating Iran sanctions

In order to improve its export control compliance, the ZTE has appointed new CEO and made major changes to the senior management team, according to the statement . In addition to the unprecedented fine, ZTE will also be subject to a seven-year, $300 million suspended penalty, due immediately should the company commit any further wrongdoing.

Global Media All 100 senators urge swift action to stop threats against Jewish facilities
Author: 0 All 100 senators urge swift action to stop threats against Jewish facilities

A new wave of bomb threats against Jewish community centers across the United States and in Canada forced lockdowns and evacuations on Tuesday, and all 100 US senators asked the federal government to beef up security at the facilities. "Just the last two weeks are more trouble than anything I've seen in many, many years". Through the first week of March, more than 100 incidents of anti-Jewish activity have been reported in 33 states, according to the Jewish Federations of North America.

Author: 0 Happy International Women's Day

Wednesday is International Women's Day , and YWCA La Crosse is joining allies and women across the country in a one-day demonstration of economic solidarity. The " Day Without a Woman " strike has been organized to coincide with International Women's Day taking place in more than 30 countries that day.

Global Media Pentagon blasts 'unprofessional' Iranian navy
Author: 0 Pentagon blasts 'unprofessional' Iranian navy

US officials told Fox News the latest version of the Fateh-110 missile has an "active seeker" system that helps it target ships at sea. The Invincible was being accompanied by three ships from the British Royal Navy and all four ships in the formation were forced to change their course to avoid collisions.

Global Media Social grant payments still up in the air
Author: 0 Social grant payments still up in the air

MILLIONS of social grant beneficiaries remain deeply anxious about what will happen at the South African Social Security Agency's grant collection points come April 1. Scopa's Themba Godi says in a statement: "Clearly contract negotiations have been handled to the disadvantage of the state and grant recipients, especially around the issue of deductions which have been a major thorn for recipients".

Global Media Jacksonville State claims first OVC men's title by beating UT Martin
Author: 0 Jacksonville State claims first OVC men's title by beating UT Martin

The Gamecocks led 31-30 at halftime and used an 11-3 run to start the second half. Erik Durham led the Gamecocks with 17 points, Greg Tucker scored 14 and Malcolm Drumwright added 13. Three UT-Martin players reached double figures, but the rest of the Skyhawks managed just seven points, paving the way for the Gamecocks to reach the big dance.

Global Media Britain urges Kenya to restore order after rancher killed
Author: 0 Britain urges Kenya to restore order after rancher killed

Interior CS Joseph Nkaissery in a press briefing yesterday termed Voorspuy's killing unfortunate and said it was linked to conflicts in the county. "I welcome the clear commitment at the highest levels to tackle the situation, and continue to urge the Kenyan authorities to take all necessary steps urgently to restore law and order, and to protect life and property in the area".

Global Media Violence at Berkeley rally, but most pro-Trump protests are peaceful
Author: 0 Violence at Berkeley rally, but most pro-Trump protests are peaceful

Trump supporters chanted back, "USA", and held their flags high. At one point, Berkeley police released an alert to quash a rumor spreading online that someone had died of a stab wound at the rally. People could be seen kicking and hitting each other, either with their bare hands or with the signs they had been carrying. The vast majority of arrestees on Saturday were anti-Trump agitators.

Global Media Food donation stampede kills at least 8 in Zambia
Author: 0 Food donation stampede kills at least 8 in Zambia

Police spokeswoman Esther Katongo said the stampede happened on Monday when people forced their way into the Olympic Youth Development Centre , where the distribution of food handouts was scheduled to take place. About 35,000 people, mostly from the city's growing slums, came to receive the cornmeal, cooking oil and salt the church was distributing. Five died on the spot while three died from hospitals where they were rushed for medical attention.

Author: 0 Majority support special prosecutor for Russian Federation investigation

Fifty-five percent of those polled say they are at least somewhat concerned by reports that members of the Trump campaign had contact with suspected Russian operatives. Kushner joined Flynn, as well as former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, ex-Pentagon official and current Trump national security team member J.D.