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Starbucks to trial paper cup charge in 25 London stores Starbucks to trial paper cup charge in 25 London stores
- March 01, 2018

Starbucks claims that 48 per cent of participants in a recent survey commissioned by the coffee chain said they would carry a reusable cup . Campaigners welcomed Starbucks' announcement but said that individual coffee chains still need to do more to reduce their plastic footprint. (more...)
Elphinstone Road gets a new foot-over bridge constructed by Indian Army Elphinstone Road gets a new foot-over bridge constructed by Indian Army
- March 01, 2018

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal and Maharashta chief minister Devendra Fadnavis , on Tuesday, boarded a suburban train from Mumbai CST to Elphinstone Road, where they will inaugurate the newly constructed foot-over bridge. Speaking on the occasion, Goyal expressed gratitude to the Indian Army for undertaking the mammoth task and completing it in a record time. Earlier, the Railway Minister had tweeted, "Mumbaikars are grateful to the Army for constructing three foot-overbridges in ... (more...)
Meghalaya Poll Results: Over 15000 people get 'early voter medals' in Meghalaya Meghalaya Poll Results: Over 15000 people get 'early voter medals' in Meghalaya
- March 01, 2018

A total of 18,09,918 electors, including 9,13,701 females, will be eligible to exercise their franchise to decide the fate of 361 candidates - including 32 women - across 3,025 polling stations. "Therefore, we are hopeful of emerging as the single largest party". Meghalaya Governor Ganga Prasad cast his vote is Oakland polling station in North Shillong constituency in the morning. (more...)
Metro Detroit Weather: Even warmer Tuesday Metro Detroit Weather: Even warmer Tuesday
- March 01, 2018

It will be mild today compared to average. It will be a great day to do any outdoor chores. Tonight will be much cooler with lows dropping to 40 in Chattanooga. More clouds on Wednesday . It will also be a chilly day. High temperatures were kept down because of the clouds and rain. Any thunderstorms that develop may have gusty winds and isolated tornadoes. (more...)
20 states challenge constitutionality of Obamacare 20 states challenge constitutionality of Obamacare
- March 01, 2018

Roberts ruled that the mandate - and thus most of the ACA - was constitutional under Congress's taxing powers. The U.S. Supreme Court upheld Obamacare in 2012 on the shaky notion that the law's individual mandate and associated fine for going uninsured was actually a tax, which Congress has the power to lay and collect. (more...)
Relatives protest visit by N Korea general blamed for warship sinking Relatives protest visit by N Korea general blamed for warship sinking
- March 01, 2018

She will attend the closing ceremony with the delegation Sunday evening and return to the U.S. on Monday morning. US President Mike Pence made a concerted effort not to engage with the North Koreans during the opening ceremony February 9. (more...)
Scarface Remake Sees Antoine Fuqua Enter Talks Again Scarface Remake Sees Antoine Fuqua Enter Talks Again
- March 01, 2018

This makes us quite a few jouasses after the awful remake of the 7 Mercenaries that he has laid, and all the more so when one knows that the film that concerns us today could have lost his main actor. However the Deadline article is stating that the release date of August 10, 2018 has been dropped so the supposed calendar conflicts could be non-existent for Fuqua going forward. (more...)
Clueless star Stacey Dash plans run for congress Clueless star Stacey Dash plans run for congress
- March 01, 2018

Nanette Barragan , the Democrat who now holds the district that's been congressionally blue since 2012 . It overwhelmingly voted for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in 2016, 83%-12%. "I wanted to see what my online community thinks of this idea as I mull the possibilities". "OK, then go [to the bathroom] in the bushes", she said . (more...)
First transgender recruit joins military, Pentagon confirms First transgender recruit joins military, Pentagon confirms
- March 01, 2018

Last year, a federal judge ordered the military not to comply with Trump's memo overturning former President Barack Obama's policy of allowing transgender individuals to serve. Ashley Broadway-Mack, president of the American Military Partner Association, said in a statement a policy that allows transgender people to serve is the only recommendation that makes sense. (more...)
Iran lauds United Nations vote for Russia-proposed resolution on Yemen Iran lauds United Nations vote for Russia-proposed resolution on Yemen
- March 01, 2018

Britain drafted a resolution in consultation with the United States and France that initially wanted to condemn Iran for violating an arms embargo on Houthi leaders and include a council commitment to take action over it. Before the vote, Britain's deputy United Nations ambassador Jonathan Allen said the British draft reflected the panel's "very serious concerns" and "makes clear Iranian non-compliance". (more...)
Protesters target North Korean VIPs heading for PyeongChang Games ceremony Protesters target North Korean VIPs heading for PyeongChang Games ceremony
- March 01, 2018

Some North Korea analysts speculate the hardline Kim Yong-chul was chosen for the closing to match Vice President Pence's harsh rhetoric during the opening ceremony. The North Korean leader later said he wanted to create a "warm climate of reconciliation and dialogue". He has been blamed for the sinking of the Cheonan , a South Korean navy corvette. (more...)
Can't comment on ISIS claim unless attackers caught, says JK Police Can't comment on ISIS claim unless attackers caught, says JK Police
- March 01, 2018

Terrorists fleed from the spot with constable's service rifle. An official said that terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) could be behind the attack on the policeman. "There is an element [of suspicion] in it", he said. "I am sure with the cooperation of people, we will not allow another Syria or Iraq in Kashmir", added Vaid. (more...)
Erdogan tells 6-year-old girl she'll be honored if martyred Erdogan tells 6-year-old girl she'll be honored if martyred
- March 01, 2018

He ordered for her to be brought up on stage. "Take us to Afrin!" While comforting the child, the Turkish leader said, "Her Turkish flag is in her pocket". "Mr. Erdogan's opponents criticize him for using the funerals of dead soldiers and children for highly politicized speeches. We will win the struggle for the children's free and happy life", said the opposition HDP party, a pro-Kurdish party that has been strongly critical of Erdogan's assault on Kurdish-held positions in Syria. (more...)
Davis Cup proposal met with skepticism Davis Cup proposal met with skepticism
- March 01, 2018

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has unveiled plans for a 25-year, US$3 billion partnership with investment group Kosmos to transform the Davis Cup international men's team competition and generate significant revenues for global tennis development. (more...)
Norway's Global Seed Vault set for multimillion-dollar fortification Norway's Global Seed Vault set for multimillion-dollar fortification
- March 01, 2018

More than a million seed samples from gene banks worldwide have been stored in a vault on Norway's remote Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, as it marked the tenth anniversary of its opening recently. Norway's government said the vault is in an "ideal location for long-term seed storage" since it is "well above" sea level and surrounded by permafrost, which provides natural cooling, according to the project's website. (more...)
Australia's New Deputy PM Once Blamed Gay People For The AIDS Crisis Australia's New Deputy PM Once Blamed Gay People For The AIDS Crisis
- March 01, 2018

Mr McCormack has held the New South Wales seat of Riverina since 2010, and unsuccessfully contested the National Party leadership twice before taking the lead role this month. "Everybody has been through every iteration", he said. He said the last minute contention and Mr Christensen's calls for abolishing the coalition at the weekend showed he is on the "wrong track". (more...)
For 2nd Time, Russia Uses Video Game Footage for Syria For 2nd Time, Russia Uses Video Game Footage for Syria
- March 01, 2018

Sunday's edition was a tribute to Russia's armed forces in occasion of Defender of the Fatherland Day, and an entire section was dedicated to Alexander Prokhorenko, a Russian pilot who was posthumously awarded the title of Hero of the Russian Federation. (more...)
China demands U.S. stops unilateral sanctions over North Korea China demands U.S. stops unilateral sanctions over North Korea
- March 01, 2018

While that claim was questionable, it significantly tightens the noose on North Korean trading. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's government conducted several missile tests past year, drawing condemnation from the worldwide community. "Those who trade with North Korea do so at their own peril", Mnuchin said. US Vice President Mike Pence had hinted at such a sanctions package two weeks ago during a stop in Tokyo that preceded his visit to South Korea for the Pyeongchang Olympics. (more...)
Patrick Brown Out from Progressive Conservative Leadership Race Patrick Brown Out from Progressive Conservative Leadership Race
- March 01, 2018

He later reversed course that night following pressure from the party. Patrick Brown could withdraw from the Progressive Conservative leadership race in a matter of hours. By now it would be hard to find anyone in this province who hasn't heard about the CTV story that alleged Brown fed alcohol to two young women and tried to have his way with them. (more...)
Fla. high school shooting survivor thanks responders Fla. high school shooting survivor thanks responders
- March 01, 2018

She told me she was 17", Ojeda recounted through tears at an earlier news conference. Because first responders thought she was younger, Ojeda was told to take her to the Level 1 trauma center at Broward Health Medical Center-where pediatric gunshot wounds would normally go-nearly 30 miles away. (more...)
Workers shut down West Virginia schools Workers shut down West Virginia schools
- March 01, 2018

The teacher shortage is a worry to many , as the younger generations of teachers are fleeing to other states for higher pay due to student loans in the ten thousands. "We are taking this deal in good faith". In particular, they complain that the cost of getting health care through the public employees insurance program, which covers all state employees, is too high. (more...)
Palestinians Condemn US Plan to Move Embassy to Jerusalem on Nakba Day Palestinians Condemn US Plan to Move Embassy to Jerusalem on Nakba Day
- March 01, 2018

The talks come as Washington prepares to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to a scaled-down, temporary facility that will open in Jerusalem in May. She said the two blocs also "see eye to eye" that there can only be a two-state solution to the conflict, with Israel and the Palestinians living side by side in peace. (more...)
USA trying to 'embarrass' Pakistan, says Miftah USA trying to 'embarrass' Pakistan, says Miftah
- March 01, 2018

Answering a question about the recent developments at FATF, he maintained that in recent years, Pakistan has made important progress in actively strengthening financial regulations to combat terror financing. Asked about China's stand at the Paris meeting, China's Lu Kang said Pakistan's efforts (on counter terrorism) also reflected in the financial areas. (more...)
Pakistan's ruling PML-N appoints Shahbaz Sharif as new chief Pakistan's ruling PML-N appoints Shahbaz Sharif as new chief
- March 01, 2018

Therefore, the relatively easy and undisruptive task of managing to complete the quorum of the CWC (which is between 90 to 100 members) will be held on Tuesday to elect the interim president for the PML-N. Acording to Geo News, Shehbaz Sharif , who is said to be a consensus choice for the top party position, will become permanent president after intra-party elections are held within 45 days. (more...)
SCHOOL SHOOTING | FBI admits it failed to investicate Cruz complaint SCHOOL SHOOTING | FBI admits it failed to investicate Cruz complaint
- March 01, 2018

During the interrogation, Cruz revealed that he "entered the school campus armed with an AR-15 and began shooting students that he saw in the hallway and on the school grounds", according to CNN ."Cruz stated that he brought additional loaded magazines to the school campus and kept them hidden in a backpack until he got on campus to begin his assault", a probable cause report on the attack stated.According to CNN , the Florida shooter also went to Walmart, bought a drink at a Subway in the ... (more...)
Massive win for BJD in bypoll to influence 2019, says Naveen Patnaik Massive win for BJD in bypoll to influence 2019, says Naveen Patnaik
- March 01, 2018

As soon as trends indicated Rita Sahu's thumping victory, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik thanked Bijepur voters for the support. BJP office BJD leaders and workers were also seen making a beeline to Naveen Nivas, Naveen Patnaik's residence here, to congratulate the conch party chief. (more...)
Who is Vijayendra Saraswathi? Next head of Kanchipuram mutt Who is Vijayendra Saraswathi? Next head of Kanchipuram mutt
- March 01, 2018

He assumed charge as the Peetadhipathi of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham on March 22, 1994 after the demise of the then Peetadhipathi, Sri Chandrasekharendra Sarawathi Swamigal. The acharya had been in jail till January 5, 2005 when he was released on bail. "Swamiji had contributed to the development of the village where he was born in both social and spiritual spheres", says S. (more...)
The two best diets for heart disease prevention The two best diets for heart disease prevention
- March 01, 2018

For body mass index and fat mass, the results were similar. The study found that the diets had different strengths - suggesting a combination may be even more effective - but that overall they were equally beneficial to the heart. Researchers from Cambridge University have created a supplement known as "Ateronon Heart", which combines the heart-health benefits of a key component in tomatoes with milk; making the compound easier to absorb. (more...)
Dolly Parton Donates 100 Millionth Book To Children Dolly Parton Donates 100 Millionth Book To Children
- March 01, 2018

Each month, the program now mails a specially selected, high-quality, age appropriate book to over 1 million registered children from birth until they start Kindergarten in participating communities. "Not only for myself but also for my dad and all the little kids out there that are benefiting [from the nonprofit]". She said her mother read it and told stories from it to her and her 11 siblings. (more...)
N.Korea to send athletes to PyeongChang Paralympics N.Korea to send athletes to PyeongChang Paralympics
- March 01, 2018

President Moon Jae-in, in a meeting with Kim Yong Chol on Sunday, urged Pyongyang to open dialogue with the USA as soon as possible - to which Kim responded by saying the North was "very willing" to hold talks. Trump responded by pushing for joint efforts by the US and South Korea to apply maximum pressure on North Korea, Yoon said. Pyongyang denounced his comments Sunday, with the official Korean Central News Agency carrying a statement from the North's Korea Asia-Pacific Peace Committee ... (more...)

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