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United Kingdom universities stronger in arts than sciences, rankings suggest
- March 01, 2018

Taylor's University Faculty of Hospitality, Food and Leisure Management executive dean Dr Neethiahnanthan Ari Ragavan said: "Last year, we made history by becoming the first Malaysian private university to enter the top 50 of the QS World University Ranking by Subject when we made it to top 30 in the world". (more...)
Ex-Trump aide Manafort pleads not guilty Ex-Trump aide Manafort pleads not guilty
- March 01, 2018

Special Counsel Robert Mueller filed new criminal charges against Manafort and his former business partner Rick Gates last week. Following Gates' guilty plea, Mueller's office moved to drop charges from the Virginia indictment . Gates once served as Mr. Trump's deputy campaign chairman. She said she thought that was "appropriate", but said it should be 50 questions or fewer. (more...)
U.S. education department to investigate Michigan State University's handling of Nassar case U.S. education department to investigate Michigan State University's handling of Nassar case
- March 01, 2018

The bills range from extending the statute of limitations for criminal and civil cases to making youth sport coaches and athletic trainers mandatory reporters of child abuse. Margaret O'Brien, R-Portage, said. She urged lawmakers to move quickly to pass the bills before breaking for summer. The school has come under fire recently for accusations that it ignored complaints against former MSU sports doctor, Larry Nassar, who was recently sentenced to a minimum of 40 years in prison for ... (more...)
Michael Wolff Faked Technical Difficulties To Dodge Interview Question Michael Wolff Faked Technical Difficulties To Dodge Interview Question
- March 01, 2018

Michael Wolff , whose " Fire and Fury " has prompted a furious response from Trump, discussed North Korea and gun control on Channel Nine's Today show before host Ben Fordham turned to the president's alleged infidelity. "Footage from our London studio would suggest that there were no audio problems and Wolff had no problem hearing", the show's official Twitter account wrote later. (more...)
Muzaffarpur hit-and-run case: BJP leader Manoj Baitha booked, suspended from party Muzaffarpur hit-and-run case: BJP leader Manoj Baitha booked, suspended from party
- March 01, 2018

Baitha, a BJP leader from Sitamarhi district, has since been suspended by the BJP for six years. Taking to Twitter, Gandhi said, "In a dry state Bihar, a drunk BJP leader has killed 9 innocent children". He surrendered to the police after he was caught on CCTV camera. Kahan gayi Nitish Ji ki antaraatma? "We have ensured rule of law in the state and whosoever is found guilty would be punished". (more...)
Inslee to Trump: We don't need pistol-packing teachers Inslee to Trump: We don't need pistol-packing teachers
- March 01, 2018

Inslee, now in his second term as governor, has been mentioned as a potential Democratic 2020 presidential candidate , though he has downplayed the speculation. Washington state law does not prohibit teachers or school staff from carrying guns. "Now I just think this is a circumstance where we need to listen - that educators should educate, and they should not be foisted upon this responsibility of packing heat in 1st grade classes", Inslee said. (more...)
Air strikes kill nine civilians in Yemen Air strikes kill nine civilians in Yemen
- March 01, 2018

The four powers said they have "grave concerns" about the United Nations panel's findings that Iranian Qiam ballistic missiles were used by the Huthis to attack Saudi Arabia several times previous year. Iran is also suspected to have supplied Houthi rebels with missiles targeting US ships off the coast of Yemen. Haley suggested that in light of the Security Council's failure to hold Iran responsible for its refusal to observe the boycott of the Houthis, that the US, together with allies , ... (more...)
IN governor to sign Sunday booze bill IN governor to sign Sunday booze bill
- March 01, 2018

A summer study committee had looked at reforming Indiana's alcohol laws and had agreed to push for Sunday sales. Alting said, "I trust and have strong beliefs in the small-business man and woman that owns the liquor stores". IN is becoming the 41st state to allow Sunday liquor sales, according to the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States. State Senator Ron Alting spearheaded the bill. (more...)
American Lung Association cancer study provides mixed reviews for Delaware American Lung Association cancer study provides mixed reviews for Delaware
- March 01, 2018

Smoking, second-hand smoke, exposure to radon gas, air pollution are believed to be the major causes of lung cancer. Despite these shortfalls, IL is in the top quarter of states nationally when it comes to lung cancer survival. The Lung Association took issue with MA and 18 other states that do not track the five-year lung cancer survival rate , which advocates said is "vital in the mission to improve lung cancer survival at the state level". (more...)
Highlights: Florida cruises to 73-52 win over Alabama Highlights: Florida cruises to 73-52 win over Alabama
- March 01, 2018

Keith Stone knocked down a 3-pointer, and Koulechov hit a layup as Florida extended its lead to 37-18 at halftime. Chiozza scored just four points but grabbed nine rebounds, handed out four assists and recorded three steals. During that period, the Crimson Tide went 0-for-19 from the field. Hudson's 27 points is the most he's had since he dropped 35 in the PK80 Tournament vs. (more...)
Jared Kushner should not be working in the White House Jared Kushner should not be working in the White House
- March 01, 2018

He has been forced to resubmit and amend his application multiple times because of his complex business entanglements, according to reports . Some of those business dealings have reportedly been scrutinized by special counsel Robert Mueller. (more...)
Corey Brewer 'likely' to sign with Thunder on Friday Corey Brewer 'likely' to sign with Thunder on Friday
- March 01, 2018

Brewer, who turns 32 on Monday, is a victim of the Los Angeles youth movement and reached a buyout with the team on Wednesday morning. In February 2017, the Houston Rockets traded Brewer and a first-round pick to the Lakers for combo guard Lou Williams. (more...)
Sickened by Hazardous Envelope Opened on Military Base Sickened by Hazardous Envelope Opened on Military Base
- March 01, 2018

The fire service said that a letter was discovered in one of the administrative buildings, after which three people were hospitalized in stable condition. Several Marines are now getting medical treatment, the tweet said, and the Marines will be coordinating with the FBI to investigate further. "Several Marines are receiving medical care as a result of this incident", the statement read. (more...)
Uneasy calm in Syria's Ghouta as Russian-backed truce begins Uneasy calm in Syria's Ghouta as Russian-backed truce begins
- March 01, 2018

Moscow said it would allow some of the almost 400,000 people living in the rebel-held area to leave the battered enclave through safe corridors. Russian Federation supports the forces of Syrian President Bashar Assad in their assault on eastern Ghouta, as it did in the 2016 campaign that drove the rebels from the enclaves they controlled in Syria's largest city, Aleppo. (more...)
Supreme Court Turns Down Trump DACA Case Supreme Court Turns Down Trump DACA Case
- March 01, 2018

In fact, the agency is still accepting renewal applications for people whose DACA status expired after Trump started seeking to end it, according to NPR . Rep. Steve Pearce, R-N.M., has proposed legislation that would allow Dreamers to apply for legal status lasting for a decade, at the end of which they would have to seek a renewal to stay in the USA legally unless they had achieved citizenship through normal channels. (more...)
The Broward County sheriff is everything that's wrong with American authority The Broward County sheriff is everything that's wrong with American authority
- March 01, 2018

On Saturday, Florida State Rep. Bill Hager (R-Boca Raton) urged the governor to relieve Israel for "gross incompetence". Soon after the incident, it emerged that Broward Deputy Scot Peterson , who had been assigned to guard the school, had remained outside throughout the shooting spree. (more...)
Lions retain defensive end Ansah by using franchise tage Lions retain defensive end Ansah by using franchise tage
- March 01, 2018

The value of the designation will be at least $17 million next season. With Ansah in place, linebacker Jarrad Davis going into his sophomore season, and pro bowler Darius Slay prowling the secondary, the Lions have some key pieces in place to be effective on the defensive side. (more...)
Sereno's leave not a prelude to resignation-spokesman Sereno's leave not a prelude to resignation-spokesman
- March 01, 2018

Sereno is facing impeachment for failing to file her statement of assets, liabilities and networth (SALN), betrayal of public trust and culpable violation of the Constitution. Under the rules on impeachment, one-third of the total number of House members is needed to send the impeachment complaint to the Senate. Ms Sereno was appointed Chief Justice in 2012 by former president Benigno Aquino. (more...)
Ex-Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi quits NDA, joins Bihar grand alliance Ex-Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi quits NDA, joins Bihar grand alliance
- March 01, 2018

Formerly with the JD (U), Manjhi had quit the party in 2015 after being forced to step down as the chief minister to make way for the return of Nitish Kumar . "If that does not happen, our party workers will not campaign for candidates of the coalition in the by-polls", Manjhi said. Manjhi was very unhappy with the Jehanabad by-elections as he had staked claim for the seat but it went to JD (U). (more...)
Murder of investigative journalist rocks Slovakia Murder of investigative journalist rocks Slovakia
- March 01, 2018

AENews, better known as Aeronet.cz, published an article yesterday suggesting that Kuciak's murder was part of a George Soros-inspired plot to spark anti-government protests and overthrow the government in another "Orange Revolution". Gaspar spoke at a joint news conference with Prime Minister Robert Fico , who repeated his call for the public to help with information while standing next to a table with a 1 million euros cash reward sitting on top. (more...)
Paul Ryan Goes On Record Against 'Banning Guns For Law-Abiding Citizens' Paul Ryan Goes On Record Against 'Banning Guns For Law-Abiding Citizens'
- March 01, 2018

Ryan acknowledged there were "system failures" at the Florida school shooting and told reporters a lot of questions "need answers". "If our attitude is, 'I want everything on my list or nothing, ' we're going to end up with nothing", he warned. (more...)
NK athletes, cheerleaders return home as Olympics end NK athletes, cheerleaders return home as Olympics end
- March 01, 2018

North Korean athletes and cheerleaders returned home Monday after the North sent a record size delegation to the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, which ended the previous day. She met Moon on Friday as part of a weekend trip leading the USA delegation to the closing ceremony. The US allowed exceptions from its sanctions against the North during the Olympics and also agreed to put off the joint US-Korea military exercises as the South requested, but will resume the "maximum pressure" after the ... (more...)
Man gunned down while broadcasting live on Facebook Man gunned down while broadcasting live on Facebook
- March 01, 2018

THIS is the horrific moment a musician celebrating his birthday filmed his own murder on Facebook Live. He then seems to notice another person, identified by police as 65-year-old Colson, on the footpath. CNN has reached out for further comment from the Wingate Police Department. Video showed the victim engaged with the suspect, whose face wasn't visible before four gunshots went off. (more...)
Yawkey Foundation 'deeply disappointed' with Red Sox changing Yawkey Way name Yawkey Foundation 'deeply disappointed' with Red Sox changing Yawkey Way name
- March 01, 2018

The Boston Herald reported that the city's Public Improvement Commission would consider the team's request when it meets on March 15. "But for me, personally, the street name has always been a consistent reminder that it is our job to ensure the Red Sox are not just multi-cultural, but stand for as numerous right things in our community as we can - particularly in our African-American community and in the Dominican community that has embraced us so fully", Henry told The Boston Herald in ... (more...)
South Africa: Ramaphosa stamps mark with cabinet reshuffle South Africa: Ramaphosa stamps mark with cabinet reshuffle
- March 01, 2018

New ministerial appointments of South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's cabinet have been declared amid a large cabinet reshuffle. Nene, a soft-spoken technocrat who is respected by the markets, told 702 that he had learned of his reappointment on Monday and that his reaction was "mixed". (more...)
Terrorist Killed in Gun battle in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora Terrorist Killed in Gun battle in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora
- March 01, 2018

As the cordon was tightened, militants opened fire and one militant was killed in the gun fight. A Lashkar militant on Thursday was killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district on Thursday morning said media reports. (more...)
India gets a good draw for HWC India gets a good draw for HWC
- March 01, 2018

They play Belgium on 2 December, and six days later, will lock horns with Canada at the 16,000-capacity Kalinga Stadium . Clubbed with Olympic silver medallist Belgium, unpredictable Canada and African Continental champions South Africa in Pool C of the Hockey World Cup, the Indian team may find itself in a tricky situation. (more...)
Saudi King Replaces Senior Military Officials Saudi King Replaces Senior Military Officials
- March 01, 2018

While women in Saudi Arabia continue to be deprived of some basic rights , the recently announced decree allowing them to drive , was much appreciated as a stepping stone towards their upliftment. A Saudi-led coalition supporting Yemen's government has been fighting the Huthis since 2015 in a conflict that has led to what the United Nations describes as the world's worst humanitarian crisis. (more...)
Fulton High School graduate arrested over threat Fulton High School graduate arrested over threat
- March 01, 2018

He remains suspended from school, authorities say. One senior told News 12 that more than half of her history class was absent. Administrators were able to identify the person who wrote that message, and after communication between the Fulton Police Department, the school and the individual, it was deemed "not a credible threat", according to a district release. (more...)
Florida Congressman Says the Time Is Right for an Assault Weapons Ban Florida Congressman Says the Time Is Right for an Assault Weapons Ban
- March 01, 2018

Following the tragic shooting in Parkland , FL, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine has co-sponsored the Assault Weapons Ban of 2017 , a bill to ban the sale, transfer, manufacture and importation of military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines. (more...)

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