Saturday, March 17, 2018

MAR 17, 2018 - 1:00 PM ET - 10 BRIEF NEWS ITEMS, 4 PHOTOS & 7 VIDEOS

*"Man Says He's Not Dead. Court Doesn't Buy It. 

Constantin Reliu, a dead man, has been having himself a rough year.

The Turkish government deported him in January for having expired documents, 

sending him back to a Romania he says he hadn't seen since the late 1990s.

And you can imagine his surprise when, upon his return, he found out he died 

back in 2003. There was an official death certificate registered by his wife and 


March 16, 20187:46 PM ET. COLIN DWYER.

"Constantin Reliu, 63, at his place in Barlad, Romania, on Friday. A court rejected 

Reliu's request for the annulment of a death certificate that was issued in his 

name in 2016."

Adrian Arnautu/AFP/Getty Images.

*"Coffee's Effect on Health Bigger Than Thought: Study. The possible benefits 

include lower risks of Parkinson's disease, diabetes, multiple sclerosis and 

certain cancers."

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Friday, 16 Mar 2018 10:22 AM.

*"Skiers jump from speeding lift. Several people were injured when the out of 

control lift started going backwards fast, in Georgia. 16 March 2018.

*"Best News Bloopers October 2017 - YouTube."

*"Entertainment — Television. Fox News fight: Shepard Smith, Sean Hannity 

trade insults.

Updated: MARCH 16, 2018 — 1:26 PM EDT.


Fox News host Sean Hannity (left) called Shepard Smith “clueless” after Smith 

said opinion hosts at the network existed “strictly to be entertaining.”

by Rob Tornoe, STAFF WRITER  @robtornoe |

*"Anti-Pipeline Indigenous 'Mass Mobilization' Has Begun. In what may become 

the 'Standing Rock of the North', thousands protest Kinder Morgan's Trans-

Mountain Pipeline expansion, which would carry more toxic tar sands through 

First Nation territories."


*"Theresa May has embarrassed Vladimir Putin at his own political game, Russia 

expert says. Theresa May has "outsmarted" Vladimir Putin over the attempted 

murder of ex-Kremlin spy Sergei Skripal, according to a Russia expert.

Professor Anthony Glees said May has shown that it is a "probability that borders 

on certainty" that Russia was behind the nerve agent attack. Rallying support 

from the US, France, and Germany was a major victory, which has made Russia 

look isolated. May's handling of the Skripal case has impressed voters in Britain. 

Jake Kanter.

 British Prime Minister Theresa May. Getty.

*"Southwest faces outrage after a father and toddler were kicked off a flight 

when the child threw a tantrum." Mark Matousek.

Southwest passenger in the video, the man can be seen arguing with Southwest 

employees. "Facebook / Alexis Armstrong. 

*"WORLD NEWS 03/17/2018 03:46 am ET. China Re-elects Xi Jinping Without 

Term Limits. The legislature is packed with delegates loyal to the ruling 

Communist Party, meaning Xi’s re-election was never in doubt."

Philip Wen and Ben Blanchard.

*"Oprah got a letter from a woman named Jesus Christ — is it the sign she’s 

been looking for? Winfrey told 60 Minutes that if God wanted her to run for 

president “wouldn’t God kinda tell me?”"

"An 83-year-old Maine woman who changed her name to Jesus Christ says she 

sent the letter to Oprah Winfrey, pictured, because she likes her but had no idea 

it would get so much attention."  (JOEL C RYAN / INVISION/AP).

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