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Updated calculator helps taxpayers check withholding under new law Updated calculator helps taxpayers check withholding under new law
- March 02, 2018

The new withholding tables may also prove one of the Republican Party 's best shots at demonstrating to the American public that the tax law is bolstering their paychecks before November's 2018 midterm elections determine control of Congress. (more...)
Billboard in Las Vegas vandalized to show message against gun violence Billboard in Las Vegas vandalized to show message against gun violence
- March 02, 2018

Over the phone number for Battlefield Vegas was pasted 'Defend Lives Reform Laws'. A billboard near Interstate 15 crossing downtown Las Vegas was vandalized as a shocking sign against gun violence early Thursday morning. The billboard is just over three miles from the Mandalay Bay resort, where a gunman firing assault-style rifles from 32nd-floor windows killed 58 people and injured more than 800 October 1 in the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history. (more...)
New Zealand teenager tried to assassinate Queen in 1981 - intelligence agency New Zealand teenager tried to assassinate Queen in 1981 - intelligence agency
- March 02, 2018

The documents were declassified in response to a request by Fairfax Media. To avoid national embarrassment and to ensure that royals would continue to visit New Zealand , the police decided not to charge Lewis with treason, which still carried the death penalty in 1981. (more...)
Bangladesh orders Myanmar to pull back soldiers on border Bangladesh orders Myanmar to pull back soldiers on border
- March 02, 2018

In recent weeks, they have come under pressure from soldiers who have stepped up patrols along the barbed wire border fence just metres away from the camp and broadcast messages using loud hailers ordering the Rohingya to leave. Meanwhile, Foreign Ministry summoned the newly-appointed Myanmar Ambassador in Dhaka , Lwin Oo, over the issue on Thursday afternoon. "Such move may hamper the repatriation process which both sides agreed to implement", he said, urging the Myanmar authorities to ... (more...)
California couple arrested after three children found living in plywood box California couple arrested after three children found living in plywood box
- March 02, 2018

Two parents in Joshua Tree , California, were arrested Wednesday for keeping children in a plywood box for almost four years. They also made contact with two adults a 51-year-old-female identified as Mona Kirk of Joshua Tree and a 73-year-old male identified as Daniel Panico also a resident of Joshua Tree . (more...)
Powerball winning numbers for 02/28/2018; jackpot $293 million Powerball winning numbers for 02/28/2018; jackpot $293 million
- March 02, 2018

Friday's Mega Millions drawing was last hit on January 5, when a Florida ticket-holder won $450 million, and Saturday's Powerball drawing was won by a New Hampshire resident who won $559.7 million on January 6, the statement said. Jackpots for both multi-state games, Powerball and Mega Millions , have risen to a combined total of $564 million. Deadline is 7:08 p.m. that day. (more...)
Rare Snow Blankets Rome as Europe Is Hit With Cold Winter Blast Rare Snow Blankets Rome as Europe Is Hit With Cold Winter Blast
- March 02, 2018

Schools in the capital and many other areas were closed as a precautionary measure on Monday and the Rome city council has told people to avoid any unnecessary travel. Eastern areas are worst affected. The frigid weather was set to continue Wednesday, with temperatures down to minus 12 C expected in northen France and minus 6 C in the usually mild south. (more...)
World's earliest figural tattoos revealed by British Museum World's earliest figural tattoos revealed by British Museum
- March 02, 2018

Dating back almost 5,300 years, the discovery means that people were tattooing in Africa over a thousand years earlier than previously thought. The tattoos may have indicated status or bravery, or they may have held spiritual importance, like an indication of special knowledge or protective powers. (more...)
Republicans rebuff students' call for tough gun curbs Republicans rebuff students' call for tough gun curbs
- March 02, 2018

With President Donald Trump and the Senate moving deliberately on the issue, neither House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin nor other top GOP leaders would commit to holding a vote on gun-related measures that have broad bipartisan support. (more...)
Prince William to visit Israel Prince William to visit Israel
- March 02, 2018

The trip will be William's first to the Middle East, and he will be the first member of the royal family to ever visit the Palestinian Territories . Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu commented on the news of the upcoming visit, saying: "We welcome the announcement about Prince William's arrival here in Israel - the first of its kind. (more...)
Rassie Erasmus appointed Springboks head coach Rassie Erasmus appointed Springboks head coach
- March 02, 2018

Rassie Erasmus has finally been confirmed as the new head coach of the Springboks, taking over from Allister Coetzee who had a disappointing tenure in charge of the national side. " It is a huge task to coach the Springboks and I am very privileged ", Erasmus said in a statement. I think what will help in this role is that we can look at how we will manage all the players and think strategically with the Springboks being the end goal in mind. (more...)
Pakistani couple besieged in Syria finally evacuated Pakistani couple besieged in Syria finally evacuated
- March 02, 2018

The evacuation comes after a "humanitarian pause" announced by Russian Federation came into effect on Tuesday following days of air strikes and clashes that killed 600 civilians. "We stand in solidarity with the suffering people of Syria and hope that their aspirations for freedom and human dignity will be reached soon through putting an end to this absurd war and engaging in the political process led by the UN in accordance with relevant UN Security Council resolutions". (more...)
Despite Proposed Raise, West Virginia Teacher Walkout Not Over Despite Proposed Raise, West Virginia Teacher Walkout Not Over
- March 02, 2018

Justice said he plans to raise the revenue estimates. With the strike looming, teachers last Wednesday sent enough food for a week home with the needy kids. The concession follows a four-day strike that spanned the state's 55 counties and 680 public schools and left more than a quarter of a million students out of school. (more...)
White House Calligrapher Has Higher Security Clearance Than Jared Kushner White House Calligrapher Has Higher Security Clearance Than Jared Kushner
- March 02, 2018

Kushner resigned as chief executive of the family firm when he joined the White House last January and sold a small portion of his stake in the company to a trust controlled by his mother, the Times said. The DNC pointed out that the same report stated that Kushner met with foreign officials without officially disclosing the meetings or making National Security Advisor H.R. (more...)
WH: HUD, Carson looking to be 'more responsible with taxpayer dollars' WH: HUD, Carson looking to be 'more responsible with taxpayer dollars'
- March 02, 2018

Despite the initial reports that Carson did not intend to return the furniture, it is now being reported that HUD is working to cancel the order for the dining room set at Carson's request. The set wasn't expected to be delivered to HUD until May, when Sebree said she would have been paid. HUD's Office of the Inspector General said Tuesday that it would not confirm or deny whether it had opened an investigation into Foster's allegations. (more...)
United Kingdom children abused in Australia 'should be compensated' United Kingdom children abused in Australia 'should be compensated'
- March 02, 2018

In responding to the needs of former child migrants and reflecting the presenting issues of the former child migrants, the priority for organisations such as the Catholic Child Welfare Council, the Catholic Children's Society (Westminster), Father Hudson's Care and the Southwark Catholic Children's Society, and for the various religious orders involved, has been family reunification and tracing projects, together with associated and necessary support such as counselling, therapy, assistance ... (more...)
Trump on opioid crisis: 'Strong on penalties' for dealers Trump on opioid crisis: 'Strong on penalties' for dealers
- March 02, 2018

Mr Trump has said the opioids crisis is a top priority for his administration. NEW: Pres. Trump on drug dealers: "Some countries have a very, very tough penalty-the ultimate penalty". The White House said its efforts to address opioid drug addiction and abuse include a focus on education and prevention, treatment and recovery and law enforcement and interdiction. (more...)
Senate Intel Says House Panel Leaked Private Russia Texts Senate Intel Says House Panel Leaked Private Russia Texts
- March 02, 2018

According to the report in question, Mr. Burr and Mr. Warner were angered that text messages were published by Fox News last month between Mr. Warner and lobbyist Adam Waldman, whose firm reportedly has ties to former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Oleg Deripaska, a businessman with alleged ties to the Russian mafia. (more...)
What the customs union really means to Barnier, Corbyn and Blair
- March 02, 2018

Yesterday also saw an impassioned speech by former Tory prime minister John Major calling on Mrs May to stand up to the ultra Brexiteers in the party. May said the plan, which would keep Northern Ireland inside the EU's customs union, would "undermine the constitutional integrity of the U.K". But ahead of Mrs May's Friday speech, Mr Tusk hit out at her Brexit "red lines" and defended the EU's position in the row over the Irish border . (more...)
Stage set for polls: Congress, BJP claim win in Meghalaya Stage set for polls: Congress, BJP claim win in Meghalaya
- March 02, 2018

Shillong: Election authorities in poll-bound Meghalaya seized over Rs 38 lakh in cash from East Khasi Hills district on Monday, just a day of the polling for the state Assembly. However, seven of its legislators have since quit and jumped on to the bandwagon of the alliance formed by the BJP, National People's Party (NPP) and newly floated People's Democratic Front (PDF). (more...)
White House denies security adviser McMaster is on way out White House denies security adviser McMaster is on way out
- March 02, 2018

National security advisor H.R. McMaster could leave the White House as early as next month, which would mark only the latest in a series of Trump administration departures, NBC News reported Thursday. McMaster in the Oval Office", Anton said. Trump and McMaster have had an uneasy relationship. "General McMaster forgot to say that the results of the 2016 election were not impacted or changed by the Russians and that the only Collusion was between Russia and Crooked H, the DNC and the ... (more...)
Durant | Curry and Warriors beat Wiz 109-101 after museum visit Durant | Curry and Warriors beat Wiz 109-101 after museum visit
- March 02, 2018

And for those on either side of the argument over whether Washington would be better off without Wall, the next few weeks will serve as a fascinating test case, as the Wizards are four games into a stretch that will see them play 15 out of 17 games - including 13 in a row - against teams now in a playoff spot. (more...)
Michigan State vs. Wisconsin Predictions Michigan State vs. Wisconsin Predictions
- March 02, 2018

Many people consider Miles Bridges to be the Spartans' best player, however, I'm not so sure that's the case. Jarron Cumberland scored 15 of his 17 points in the first half and recorded eight assists as the Bearcats (25-4, 14-2 AAC) increased their lead to one game over second-place Wichita State in the conference race. (more...)
Suspended UNC Guard Jalek Felton Withdraws from University Suspended UNC Guard Jalek Felton Withdraws from University
- March 02, 2018

Jalek Felton will not return to the North Carolina basketball team, and his attorney appears ready to fight the player's suspension by the university. Update (4:10 p.m. ET): Sutton alleges that North Carolina "essentially kicked him out without giving him his rights", according to Andrew Carter of the Raleigh News & Observer . (more...)
Russia Deploys New Hypersonic Missile System To South Of Country Russia Deploys New Hypersonic Missile System To South Of Country
- March 02, 2018

In his annual address to the Federal Assembly on Thursday Putin touched upon the theme of the USA missile defense. "No one in the world has anything like that", he said. He added that it was "unacceptable" that 20 million people in Russian Federation are living below the poverty line. The Russian military has dubbed the shadowy vessels autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs), allegedly capable of deploying missiles with a power of 100-megatons. (more...)
Juvenile arrested after threats at middle school in Sparks Juvenile arrested after threats at middle school in Sparks
- March 02, 2018

A juvenile has been arrested in connection with threats made at a middle school in northern Nevada. "The first report was investigated by school police and declared "unfounded" last night", said a statement to parents about the threat. A Phoenix police officer received information from students about the 13-year-old while assisting Talent police in investigating an earlier threat, which according to a release from Talent police occurred February 23. (more...)
Satish Kaushik reveals Boney Kapoor was inconsolable after Sridevi's death Satish Kaushik reveals Boney Kapoor was inconsolable after Sridevi's death
- March 02, 2018

Dubai has handed over the body of legendary Indian actress Sridevi Kapoor to Indian authorities for it to be returned home, an Indian embassy official said on Tuesday (Feb 27). The actor's mortal remains were draped in a red kanjivaram sari with a bindi on her forehead. In the male-dominated Indian film industry, she is praised for having redefined the heroine's role, which had mainly consisted of a few songs and a couple of romantic scenes as the leading man's love interest. (more...)
South Korea says talking to USA about steel tariffs plan South Korea says talking to USA about steel tariffs plan
- March 02, 2018

On March 1, 2018 , President Trump announced that the Administration plans to institute tariffs on steel and aluminum imports to the United States. Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, who also serves as Finance Committee Chairman, said that whoever advised Mr. Trump on the decision "ought to be reprimanded" because the new tariffs are "not going to help America". (more...)
North Korea vows sanctions will ´never work´ North Korea vows sanctions will ´never work´
- March 02, 2018

Noh Kyu-duk, spokesman of the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said Tuesday that Yun's retirement "was not a sudden decision because it was for personal reasons". Yun, who took up his post in 2016, advocated engagement with North Korea , even when the isolated regime launched sophisticated missiles and conducted underground nuclear tests. (more...)
Cobb County Schools says student who participate in walkout may face consequences Cobb County Schools says student who participate in walkout may face consequences
- March 02, 2018

Citing safety concerns, Cobb County School officials released a statement Wednesday saying the district "does not support or endorse walkouts/protests that can cause interruption to normal school operations" the statement goes on to read "students could be subject to consequences". (more...)

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