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    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 26 Mar 2018
    Mar26

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 26 Mar 2018

    Daniels: ‘I was threatened over Trump affair’ Adult film actor Stormy Daniels says she was threatened with violence over her alleged affair with Donald Trump. Real name Stephanie Clifford, she says a man in a car park threatened her physically in 2011, when she first tried to go public about allegedly having unprotected sex with the future...

    Trump Rebuilds U.S. Military
    Mar26

    Trump Rebuilds U.S. Military

    After eight long years of Barack Obama decimating the military, President Trump is proudly beginning the process of rebuilding the nation’s armed forces and defense capabilities. As the president signed the omnibus spending bill Friday that avoided another partial government shutdown and funded the government through the end of the fiscal...

    Russia denies aiding Afghan Taliban in wake of US general’s comments
    Mar26

    Russia denies aiding Afghan Taliban in wake of US general’s comments

    KABUL (Reuters): US commanders, including General John Nicholson, have claimed on several occasions over the past year that Russia may be supplying arms to the Taliban although no confirmed evidence has so far been made public. Russia has rejected comments by NATO’s top commander in Afghanistan that it has been supporting and even supplying...

    Venus survives marathon battle against Kiki Bertens in Miami
    Mar26

    Venus survives marathon battle against Kiki Bertens in Miami

    Venus Williams fended off three match points before outlasting Dutch 29th seed Kiki Bertens 5-7 6-3 7-5 in a three-hour marathon to reach the fourth round of the Miami Open on Sunday. Ukrainian fourth seeded Elina Svitolina, Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko and British defending champion Johanna Konta also won their third round encounters....

    Venus outlasts Bertens to book Konta clash
    Mar26

    Venus outlasts Bertens to book Konta clash

    MIAMI: Three-time winner Venus Williams saved three match points in a three-set victory over Kiki Bertens on Sunday, lining up a fourth-round clash with reigning champion Johanna Konta at the Miami Open. Williams, ranked eighth in the world, labored nearly three hours to beat 29th-ranked Bertens 5-7, 6-3, 7-5. The 37-year-old American was...

    Russia Is Aware of Thousands of Attempts to Meddle in President Vote – Lawmaker
    Mar26

    Russia Is Aware of Thousands of Attempts to Meddle in President Vote – Lawmaker

    “The Commission on State Sovereignty Protection has information about thousands of separate episodes of attempted meddling in the Russian presidential election. [I am speaking] about calls for boycotting the vote, DDoS-attacks on CEC [the Central Election Commission] information resources and information attacks,” the Commission on State...

    Orange Snow Hit Parts of Europe This Weekend
    Mar25

    Orange Snow Hit Parts of Europe This Weekend

    A rare phenomenon that occurs just once about every five years is turning the snow orange in eastern Europe. The orange snow is a result of sand storms from the Sahara Desert mixing with rain and snow, according to the BBC. People have taken to social media to post photos of the orange-tinted snow, which is falling in countries like Russia,...

    Thousands rally for Moldova to become part of Romania
    Mar25

    Thousands rally for Moldova to become part of Romania

    Tens of thousands rallied in the Moldovan capital of Chișinău on Sunday in support of the tiny former Soviet country becoming part of Romania. The demonstrators, whose numbers reached 100,000, according to organizers, adopted a statement calling on the Moldovan and Romanian parliaments to receive their representatives and asked Romanian lawmakers...

    Ukrainian lawmaker stripped of immunity on coup charges
    Mar25

    Ukrainian lawmaker stripped of immunity on coup charges

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Ukrainian parliament has stripped a former military pilot who became a national icon after spending time in a Russian jail of her immunity as a lawmaker on charges of plotting a military coup. In Thursday’s speech to lawmakers, Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko accused Nadiya Savchenko of plotting an attack on parliament...

    Free trade between morality and economic might
    Mar25

    Free trade between morality and economic might

    OPINION: Last year, after coming to power, the Government quietly resumed discussions with Russia on a trade deal. Negotiations had been suspended by the previous government after Russia annexed Crimea. But according to the Prime Minister, the nerve agent attack on a Russian spy in the English town of Salisbury, ‘changes things’ and...