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Woman posed as man online marries twice, held after dowry complaint

Woman posed as man online marries twice, held after dowry complaint Another victim Nisha said, "We were married for two years, I found the truth about her later". In October 2017, Sen's first wife lodged a complaint against Sen in Kathgodam police station under charges of dowry and domestic violence. She offered her money and forced her to be quiet. As the two women got married, Sen allegedly started manhandling Kamini for dowry. Krishna later married a second... [Full Article...]

Tense times in US-Turkey relations as officials huddle

Tense times in US-Turkey relations as officials huddle Tillerson is in Turkey on a two-day visit. Combined forces of the Turkish Army and allied Free Syrian Army militias have driven Kurdish fighters from another two towns in Syria's northwestern Afrin region, Al-Masdar News reports. Other sources of conflict have been a recent defense deal struck between Turkey and Russian Federation over the purchase of an S-400 anti-missile system The deal ha... [Full Article...]

Aussie Ministers barred from having sex with staff

Aussie Ministers barred from having sex with staff An Australian Financial Review editorial urged Turnbull to find a way to remove Joyce, denouncing him as a "big-spending agrarian socialist" who had made a "populist attack on the big supermarkets" and whose inland rail project "is an economic pork barrel". [Full Article...]

Bill and Melinda Gates say it's unfair they are so rich

Bill and Melinda Gates say it's unfair they are so rich Bill added that he realizes critics of the foundation's charitable work don't often voice their concerns due to fears that they will lose funding. When asked if the national reckoning over sexual harassment had affected her investments through Pivotal, Melinda Gates said that it hadn't so far, but that it had encouraged her to use her voice to encourage more women to speak out. [Full Article...]

Police Recommend Indictment Against Netanyahu

Police Recommend Indictment Against Netanyahu One of the cases, known as Case 1000, alleges the "committing of crimes of bribery , fraud and breach of trust by the prime minister, Mr Benjamin Netanyahu ". Culture Minister Miri Regev said Lapid "decided to join guillotine-happy crowds" who have been protesting against the prime minister in Tel Aviv "in order to try and bring down Netanyahu through anti-democratic means". [Full Article...]

FBI Director Wray Testifies Before Senate Intel Committee on 'Worldwide Threats'

FBI Director Wray Testifies Before Senate Intel Committee on 'Worldwide Threats' While questions from senators covered hot spots around the world, the hearing never veered too far from issues arising from Russian efforts to influence the 2016 US presidential election, as well as this year's midterms and other contests overseas. [Full Article...]

Shaun White Apologizes For Calling Sexual Misconduct Allegations 'Gossip'

Shaun White Apologizes For Calling Sexual Misconduct Allegations 'Gossip' A moderator stepped in and tried to switch the focus back to his gold-medal performance despite more questions on the sexual assault allegations before White intervened and shut them down. Zawaideh played in White's band, Bad Things , which released an album and played shows before the Sochi Olympics . After winning his first gold medal at the Turin Olympics in 2006, White explained s... [Full Article...]

Report Cites Suspicious Email in VA Chief's Travel Expenses

Report Cites Suspicious Email in VA Chief's Travel Expenses The chief of staff cited in the report , Vivieca Wright Simpson, could not immediately be reached for comment. They stressed in a joint statement that "whether intentional or not, misusing taxpayer dollars is unacceptable". She said she was not given any chance to see the inspector general's report or respond to it before its release, despite requests through her lawyer. [Full Article...]

Map: Here's how much snow MA could get on Saturday

Map: Here's how much snow MA could get on Saturday That means we'll be able to sneak in another mild day near 50 before temperatures crash over the weekend. Then we're on the WEATHER WATCH for Saturday night into early Sunday . Highs will again reach the mid-50s. On Tuesday, the European model was projecting as much as 8 inches of snow across parts of New Jersey this weekend, and the American GFS model was projecting virtually no snow in ... [Full Article...]

Fifty Shades Freed ends sex trilogy with solid ticket sales

Fifty Shades Freed ends sex trilogy with solid ticket sales Terrifying critics the world over that they would have to endure another painful episode of the Fifty Shades franchise, the final chapter, Fifty Shades Freed , debuted to a decent $38 million at the North American box office this weekend, with another $ 98 million overseas. [Full Article...]

Rare Insider Attack Kills 16 Afghan Intelligence Operatives in Helmand

Rare Insider Attack Kills 16 Afghan Intelligence Operatives in Helmand Taliban militants are yet to make comments on the situation. Mehsud was killed in a drone strike in North Waziristan, located near the border with Afghanistan, the group said in a statement, the BBC reported. A feared militant commander, he also claimed to have masterminded the 2012 jailbreak in the northwestern town of Bannu that resulted in the escape of almost 400 inmates, including sever... [Full Article...]

Arizona woman suffering from rare disease, wakes with British accent

Arizona woman suffering from rare disease, wakes with British accent With such a rare condition, many people are quick to judge and label her as "crazy" or "faking" the fact that her speaking mannerisms changed so drastically after she fell asleep with a headache. Making all these changes consistently - every time they utter a certain vowel, letter, or consonant - is what distinguishes people with the syndrome from someone attempting an accent. [Full Article...]

US Drone Destroys Russian Tank in Eastern Syria

US Drone Destroys Russian Tank in Eastern Syria Over the weekend, the US struck again, with officials now confirmed that a US MQ-9 Reaper drone attacked and destroyed a Russian T-72 tank in Eastern Syria , in what US officials are claiming was an act of "self-defense ". Utkin was photographed next to President Vladimir Putin at a Kremlin reception in late 2016, held to honor him and others for their service to Russian Federation, for which ... [Full Article...]

U.S. 2018 elections 'under attack' by Russian Federation, says United States intelligence chief

U.S. 2018 elections 'under attack' by Russian Federation, says United States intelligence chief On Tuesday morning, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats , CIA Director Mike Pompeo and FBI Director Christopher Wray once again testified before Congress that they stand by the us intel assessment from January 2017, which concluded that Russian Federation meddled in the election in a deliberate attempt to undermine American democracy and elect Trump. [Full Article...]

South African ruling party: Zuma must leave office by end of Tuesday

South African ruling party: Zuma must leave office by end of Tuesday After a 13-hour meeting of the ANC's leadership, the party's secretary-general on Tuesday said Zuma should resign promptly and that a response is expected from the president on Wednesday. The meeting, which was scheduled to begin at 2 pm on Monday, is widely expected to finalise the fate of Zuma, who has previously refused his party's requests to step down. [Full Article...]

Martin Schulz resigns as German SPD chief

Martin Schulz resigns as German SPD chief Martin Schulz stepped down saying he wanted to end SPD "personnel debates". Speaking to Germany's Funke media group , Gabriel said he felt that while "in the eyes of the public I have clearly carried out my duties very well and successfully ..." The results of the ballot on the coalition deal will be announced on March 4. [Full Article...]

Reveal Rafale's buying price: Rahul Gandhi to BJP

Reveal Rafale's buying price: Rahul Gandhi to BJP Gandhi made the statement on his second day of "Janashirvada Yatra" in the poll-bound state of Karnataka and said that Modi was plunging into the past to attack the Congress party rather than looking at his own performance as a party leader. [Full Article...]

Russia Stresses US Syria Presence Illegal after Deadly Deir Ezzor Strike

Russia Stresses US Syria Presence Illegal after Deadly Deir Ezzor Strike The strikes killed 73 people on Thursday, according to SOHR. "The coalition conducted strikes against attacking forces to repel the act of aggression" against its own personnel and the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) hosting them, it said. [Full Article...]

PH gov't to seek other sellers if Canada refuses chopper deal

PH gov't to seek other sellers if Canada refuses chopper deal Although he said he respects Canada's stand, Duterte said using the helicopters just to ferry troops and dead soldiers is "a insane proposition". The prime minister said Canada has clear rules and controls around the sale of arms and "potential military vehicles like helicopters" to foreign countries. [Full Article...]

Penny Mordaunt warns charities could have funding cut over 'safeguarding issues'

Penny Mordaunt warns charities could have funding cut over 'safeguarding issues' Charities doing overseas aid work will lose funding if they fail to cooperate over safeguarding issues, warned the worldwide development secretary. Oxfam has been accused of trying to cover up allegations of sexual misconduct by workers in Haiti in 2011. [Full Article...]


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