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State Department Cautions Travelers Visiting Playa Del Carmen

Asked about the new alert , U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert told ABC News that "we take our obligation to provide information to U.S. A day earlier, a shooting at a music festival in Playa del Carmen left three foreigners and two Mexicans dead. USA government employees are now not allowed to travel to the area until further notice.

U.S. issues warning for popular Mexican tourist city

The Canadian government has added Mexico's most popular tourist destination to its list of travel advisories for the country. A day earlier, a shooting at a music festival in Playa del Carmen left three foreigners and two Mexicans dead.

North Korea overture seen as tiny step on rocky, unpromising road

The Bush administration ultimately engaged in "six-party" talks that achieved a deal in September 2005 under which North Korea agreed to give up its nuclear program in return for economic and energy aid and an end to its diplomatic isolation.

Saudi allows Air India overflights to Israel: Netanyahu

In January, Israeli daily Haaretz said that Saudi authorities had allowed the Indian flag carrier to hold direct flights to Israel through Saudi airspace for the first time. Air India has not published when it would begin its flights to Tel Aviv, with media speculating they are due to start later in March. Currently, the flights fly south toward Ethiopia and then east to India to avoid Saudi airspace.

KCR aims to "insure" himself against action for corruption:BJP

Sources say that Rao has already started making calls to heads of various regional parties to stitch together a political alternative at the national level. "And on the anvil of elections (due in Telangana next year) to secure himself from these kind of charges, he is trying to build up a case so that he can claim political vendetta", the BJP spokesperson alleged.

US aircraft carrier makes historic port visit to Vietnam

Smartphone-wielding locals gathered on high ground overlooking Danang Bay in central Vietnam to witness the arrival of the nuclear-powered USS Carl Vinson . The South China Sea is off the coast of Vietnam, and that body of water sees $5 trillion in cargo pass through each year. Navy musicians from the US 7th Fleet Band will perform free concerts for the public as well.

Last year's 'envelope-gate' leads to design change at Oscars 2018

Minutes later while the filmmakers behind La La Land were celebrating, the show's producers stormed the stage and eventually Moonlight was rightfully given the award. It's very humbling to be up here and I hope it's inspiring to little black boys and brown girls who feel marginalised. Despite the infamous incident The Academy has made a decision to retain accounting firm PwC despite the now infamous Best Picture flub.

Modi's BJP wins India's northeast regional elections

The sentiment was resonated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi , who while addressing the BJP workers at party headquarters on Saturday, said, "The victory in Tripura is a tribute to our volunteers who have been martyred". Would it reject the demand for a tribal CM? he asked. "NPF won 26 seats & NDPP won 18 seats". The Congress has already parachuted its two senior leaders Ahmed Patel and Mukul Wasnik to try and form the new government in Meghalaya.

High of 45 with strong winds in Boulder today

Wind gusts are expected reach more than 20 miles per hour today , but it will be nothing like the wind that pummeled the area during Friday's storm, leaving many without power . Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow before 7pm. Wind: N 5-10 miles per hour. Wednesday: Sunny and cool, with a high at 45. Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 29.

Can the Rockets defeat the defensive-minded Celtics?

In the end, the team won thanks to-you guessed it-defense. Harden, the NBA's leading scorer, comes into Saturday's game averaging 31 points per game and almost nine assists per game. This will be an entertaining game and will go well past the 99-98 total we saw when the sides last met. He immediately zipped the ball to a wide-open Ariza and he drained a three-pointer to tie the game in dramatic fashion with just 1:33 on the clock.

Hard border and the North leaving Customs Union not compatible - MEP

Mrs May is expected to say: "We must bring our country back together, taking into account the views of everyone who cares about this issue, from both sides of the debate". May's spokesman said her ministers had agreed with her that her speech would be "a real step forward in the negotiations". EC chief negotiator Michel Barnier issued a tweet welcoming "Clarity about United Kingdom leaving single market and customs union, and recognition of trade-offs will inform European Council ...

White House on lock-down as man shoots self

National news outlets in America report that the man was in a large crowd when he fired the gun. White House security was also considerably tightened around the perimeter. He said he had the information confirmed to him by a US Secret Service Agent at around midday local time. No one else was injured, although there were reports that people at the White House sheltered in place.

Ukraine warned the European Union for possible crisis of natural gas supplies

The gas dispute between the Russian and Ukrainian energy companies is one of the consequences of the troubled relations between the two countries since the 2014 Euromaidan protests in Ukraine, the subsequent regime change in Kyiv, the annexation of the Crimean peninsula by Russia, and the conflict that erupted in eastern Ukraine between the central administration and Russian-backed separatists.

ICE raids result in arrest of more than 150 Bay Area residents

It's unclear exactly what that review entails. Of the total arrests, 180 were either convicted criminals, were issued a final order of removal, failed to leave the USA, or previously were deported and returned to the US illegally, according to a statement from ICE.

California Democrats snub Feinstein

When she spoke longer than her allotted time, some in the crowd chanted "Time's up!" - referring to her lengthy tenure in Congress. Thirty-seven percent of Democrats backed Feinstein, while 54 percent supported de Leon. The vote came after Mr.de León, who has been running an insurgent campaign, delivered a blistering speech that reflects deep divisions among Democrats here - and across the nation - about how to respond to President Trump.

Iraqi court sentences 16 Turkish women to death for joining ISIS

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed Monday that it was working on the release of Turkish citizens who are now being detained by Iraqi authorities. On Thursday, the Iraqi authorities handed over four women and 27 children from IS families to Russian Federation, after being cleared of charges of involvement in terrorist operations against civilians or security forces, Iraqi Foreign Ministry said.

China Communist Party proposes removing presidential term limits

Zhang Lifan, a historian and political commentator says the move paves the way for Xi to stay in office well beyond his second five-year term, how long is uncertain. "Titles don't matter as much in China as they do in the West". Officially there is no limit on his tenure as the party and military chief, although a maximum 10-year term is the norm.

Americans among those injured in explosion at Mexican beach resort

A dramatic footage has emerged showing explosion in a tourist ferry at Mexican beach leaving at least 25 people injured. "But after that we were able to help out a few others that had more serious injuries", Rebecca Lahlum said. Three Canadians and two Americans were injured, local Civil Defence director Juan Medina Sosa confirmed tonight. A video posted on Twitter shows when the blast rips through the vessel.

Leaders break ground on Afghan section of TAPI

Work for the project, created to transfer 33 billion cubic meters of natural gas from Galkynysh natural gas reserve of Turkmenistan annually along an 1,800 km route to Pakistan and India via Afghanistan , was formally inaugurated at a ceremony Friday.

Tristate Governors Launch 'States For Gun Safety' Coalition

Four Northeast governors on Thursday announced a new coalition to work together to toughen gun laws in the wake of the Florida school shooting and congressional inaction. New Jersey Gov. Philip D. Murphy said the governors have been working on the effort for at least a year and, while it's not a reaction to the Parkland , Fla., school shooting, they are accelerating their efforts in light of the tragedy.

Host Family Called Deputies on Alleged Florida Shooter Because He Made Threats

CNN has obtained records from the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office that detail deputies' interactions with Cruz in the home where he lived for a few weeks in November, before he moved in with another family, the Sneads , and months before the massacre.

Russian opposition leader Navalny reports arrest

The legal manoeuvring was widely interpreted as a precautionary measure, meant to ensure that Navalny could be safely tucked away, if need be, in the prelude to the Russian presidential election March 18. Navalny's appeal against the Central Election Commission's move was rebuffed by the Supreme Court which ruled that the decision to fully ban him from the presidential race is constitutional.

Several dozen killed or wounded in Syria - Russia

The ministry reiterated that the Russian citizens involved in the recent clashes in Syria were not part of the Russian military force deployed there. While the Kremlin has repeatedly denied having any connection to the fighters, the Foreign Ministry said last week that five Russian citizens had "presumably" been killed.

DNA diet tests can not prophesy who will lose more weight

Lead study author Christopher Gardner, the director of nutrition studies at the Stanford Prevention Research Center, noted that the point of the study wasn't to compare a low-fat diet to a low-carb one to see which was best for weight loss, as many previous studies have done.

Conservative Backbenchers Remind Theresa May of Vulnerability on Brexit

It is also almost double the number needed to trigger a leadership contest. "We are writing to reassure you of our continued, strong backing for the clear vision of an internationally-engaged, free-trading, global Britain which you laid out", said the letter, before offering "some suggestions" on how to achieve it.

Macron urges truce in Syria's Eastern Ghouta after bombardment escalation

The Kremlin on Wednesday denied involvement in air strikes on Syria's rebel-held Eastern Ghouta enclave that monitors say have killed at least 250 civilians since the start of the week. French president Emmanuel Macron has said France "vigorously" condemns the bombardment of the rebel-held area of eastern Ghouta in Syria. However, a rebel group formerly affiliated with al Qaeda is not included in the truce and has a small presence there.

Mueller Charges Lawyer With Lying in Ukraine-related Case

The attorneys included van der Zwaan. But with Van Der Zwaan, who pleaded guilty on Tuesday , Mueller may have quietly given us a new connection worth noting. Van der Zwaan, 33, a Dutch national, entered the plea in US District Court in Washington . Khan, who was born in Kiev, shares control of one of Russia's biggest financial and industrial investment conglomerate, Alfa Group, with fellow billionaires Mikhail Fridman and Alexei Kuzmichev.

Trump Hits WashPost Over Rachel Crooks' Kiss Story: 'False Accusation'

Crooks's story is not new. President Donald Trump slammed The Washington Post on Tuesday for a story detailing a woman's claim that he kissed her while waiting for an elevator inside Trump Tower in NY 12 years ago. "Let's clear this up for everyone". "It's liars like you in politics that have prompted me to run for office myself". Ms Crooks said he immediately took her face in his hands, and "started kissing me on one cheek, then the other cheek" on January 11, 2006.

Supreme Court refuses to hear challenge to California gun law

He said that California made no "attempt to defend a 10-day waiting period", and noted that the background-check process creates a natural 24-hour waiting period for 80 percent of purchasers. In a blistering 14-page dissent , Thomas ripped the Supreme Court and California's 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. That argument prevailed before the the U.S.

Freezing rain could make for a slick morning commute

The next low pressure system of interest will push up toward northern Illinois Thursday night and could bring light snow to our area Thursday evening into early Friday . Temperatures are expected to reach the mid to high 70s through Wednesday . As such, I've maintained a chance of rain on Friday and kept 10% in the forecast to account for anything slow to exit the area early on Saturday .