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Kevin Pietersen says 'No' to playing PSL 2018 matches in Pakistan Kevin Pietersen says 'No' to playing PSL 2018 matches in Pakistan
- March 02, 2018

However, numerous big overseas players are still not ready to play in the country. Last year's finalists Peshawar Zalmi and Quetta Gladiators come face to face for the first time in the Pakistan Super League's third edition as both teams look to consolidate their positions on the points table in the only match at Sharjah stadium on Thursday . (more...)
Microsoft, DoJ legal battle on data held overseas to start this week Microsoft, DoJ legal battle on data held overseas to start this week
- March 02, 2018

The Supreme Court is set to hear on Tuesday a case that could have far-reaching implications for law enforcement access to digital data and for USA companies that store customer emails in servers overseas. The government sought Supreme Court review. Nonprofits like the ACLU and EFF as well as governments in Ireland , 33 U.S. States and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico , and EU Parliament Members - among many, many others - have all sided with Microsoft. (more...)
Cross border shelling: Two army men injured in Mankote sector Cross border shelling: Two army men injured in Mankote sector
- March 02, 2018

Earlier, Uri sector in North Kashmir witnessed heavy firing, mortar and artillery shelling from Pakistani troops from February 20-24. Two Indian Army jawans and a civilian were injured in firing and heavy mortar shelling by Pakistani troops targeting civilian areas along the LoC, including in Poonch district and Nowshera town in Rajouri on Thursday, an official said. (more...)
SCOTUS Reverses Lower Court Decision On Immigrant Bond Hearings SCOTUS Reverses Lower Court Decision On Immigrant Bond Hearings
- March 02, 2018

There's also the question of how the bill gets through Congress. In yesterday's 5-3 rejection of a lower court ruling that detained immigrants facing removal must be allowed a bond hearing after six months, the U.S. The Supreme Court decision means that immigrants can be detained without periodic hearings until their proceedings are over. The greatest shame is that all of this chaos and uncertainty is totally avoidable. (more...)
Forecast: Friday nor'easter could produce heavy rain, high winds Forecast: Friday nor'easter could produce heavy rain, high winds
- March 02, 2018

For the first time since a blizzard hit the region in early January , New England will see "bombogenesis" - signifying an intense and rapidly deepening storm. Rain will end later on Friday but the main impacts of the storm will just be beginning. A high wind watch is in effect for northern Fairfield, northern New Haven, southern Fairfield, and southern New Haven counties. (more...)
I am ready to make sacrifices -Oyegun — APC crises I am ready to make sacrifices -Oyegun — APC crises
- March 02, 2018

He said it was not possible to have unanimity of opinion on the action of the party's National Executive Committee (NEC ) to extend the tenure of the APC officials across all levels by one year. It reads: "This constitution and the schedules hereto can be amended only by the National Convention of the party". The aspirant emphasised that the Delta political atmosphere is fully charged to the extent that all Deltans are looking forward to casting their ballots in favour of the APC when the ... (more...)
Mississippi State Hopes to Continue Bolstering NCAA Tournament Resume on Tuesday Mississippi State Hopes to Continue Bolstering NCAA Tournament Resume on Tuesday
- March 02, 2018

Tennessee and Mississippi State are similar teams now in very different positions because Tennessee played a much better non-conference schedule. Mississippi State (21-9, 9-8 SEC ) pulled within four points early in the second half at 44-40, but UT responded with a 12-2 run to make it a 14-point game with 12:08 remaining. (more...)
The Walking Dead midseason premiere is lowest rated yet The Walking Dead midseason premiere is lowest rated yet
- March 02, 2018

This plays into the chief criticism of the midseason premiere , whose ratings dipped once again. As you've surely heard, Sunday's midseason premiere didn't perform too well - even despite it being our last moments with the young Grimes boy. (more...)
'Trump nomination for Nobel Peace Prize possibly a fake' 'Trump nomination for Nobel Peace Prize possibly a fake'
- March 02, 2018

It's believed to be the first time an identity is misused in a Nobel nomination, with the Post reporting that the FBI had joined the investigation. Njolstad declined to identify the person, adding that Norwegian police had been informed. (more...)
Trump endorses Wicker, snubs supporter Chris McDaniel Trump endorses Wicker, snubs supporter Chris McDaniel
- March 02, 2018

McDaniel was backed by tea party groups when he tried to defeat Mississippi's senior senator, Thad Cochran , in 2014. Mississippi Republican state Sen. Cochran's staff has said he intends to remain in office. McDaniel unsuccessfully challenged his loss in court and never conceded the race, which he said was stolen from him by Democrats voting for Cochran in a Republican primary. (more...)
GOP Cautious, Dems Elated, By Pres. Trump's Stance On Guns GOP Cautious, Dems Elated, By Pres. Trump's Stance On Guns
- March 02, 2018

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday went his furthest yet toward endorsing restrictions on gun sales, challenging lawmakers to go big on legislation to help prevent more school shootings. When Toomey said the bill didn't, the President said, "Because you're afraid of the NRA , right?" They have great power over you people. "I said to them nicely: 'Fellows, we've got to do something". (more...)
US stocks tumble on trade war fears, Dow loses 1.7% US stocks tumble on trade war fears, Dow loses 1.7%
- March 02, 2018

But bad for the United States. The hope was that he would defuse trade tensions between China and the U.S. A raft of US industrial companies, which are major consumers of steel, saw their shares decline. national security, and tariffs should be implemented. The move rejects congressional and some business arguments against the tariffs, which could provoke challenges at the World Trade Organization. (more...)
President Trump Says US Will Impose Steel and Aluminum Tariffs President Trump Says US Will Impose Steel and Aluminum Tariffs
- March 02, 2018

The president says the tariffs will remain for "a long period of time". But he had already made clear he was itching to pull the trigger on tariffs. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee. "But I don't blame the other countries", Trump said . Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch, a long-time Trump ally and supporter, said the president should "carefully consider all of the implications". (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation looking into Ivanka Trump's worldwide deals Federal Bureau of Investigation looking into Ivanka Trump's worldwide deals
- March 02, 2018

US counterintelligence officials are looking into Ivanka Trump's business deal in Vancouver as her security clearance continues to hang in the balance, according to a report. Ivanka played a key role in the $360 million project, which was backed by the Canadian-based development company Holborn Group. Kushner was not alone in the regard, however, as all White House aides working on the highest-level interim clearances were informed that their clearances would be downgraded to the Secret ... (more...)
China Criticises US Over Taiwan Travel Bill China Criticises US Over Taiwan Travel Bill
- March 02, 2018

The bill, passed unanimously by the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, allows U.S. officials at all levels to travel to Taiwan for meetings. The Bill adds that it should be United States policy for high-level Taiwanese officials to enter the USA, meet U.S. (more...)
Sterling Investment Management Inc. Has $2.07 Million Stake in Walmart Inc (WMT) Sterling Investment Management Inc. Has $2.07 Million Stake in Walmart Inc (WMT)
- March 02, 2018

The stock decreased 1.65% or $1.51 during the last trading session, reaching $90.01. It has outperformed by 30.64% the S&P500. Bnp Paribas Investment Partners Sa increased Markel Corp (NYSE:MKL) stake by 1,141 shares to 1,555 valued at $1.66 million in 2017Q3. (more...)
LVW Advisors LLC Sells 3172 Shares of Exxon Mobil Co. (XOM) LVW Advisors LLC Sells 3172 Shares of Exxon Mobil Co. (XOM)
- March 02, 2018

The oil and gas company reported $0.88 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.06 by ($0.18). Exxon's 2013 agreement with Rosneft to explore potentially lucrative Russian oil fields from the Arctic Sea to the Black Sea was Tillerson's crowning achievement during his 11 years at the company. (more...)
Would've run into Florida school even without weapon Would've run into Florida school even without weapon
- March 02, 2018

Trump has been highly critical of former Broward County sheriff's deputy Scot Peterson , who remained outside the school during the February 14 massacre in Parkland, Florida . And he said the "only way" to stop school shootings was "retribution". "I have been heartened to see children across this country using their voices to speak out and try to create change, they're our future and they deserve a voice", she said. (more...)
Dublin Bus Releases An Update About Its Services For Today Dublin Bus Releases An Update About Its Services For Today
- March 02, 2018

This afternoon, Dublin Bus said it would not be resuming its services tomorrow. "Our focus is on operating our services to get customers and employees home safely this evening". Blizzard conditions are expected to hit the country in the next few hours, with the eastern and south eastern countries expected to be the worst hit, with Dublin believed to bear the brunt of the blizzard conditions. (more...)
Kawhi Leonard Returns To Spurs, Tells Teammates He'll Play Again This Season Kawhi Leonard Returns To Spurs, Tells Teammates He'll Play Again This Season
- March 02, 2018

Should Leonard come back healthy, there's a chance he could come back to the court in time to help the Spurs make a run in the postseason . A week, so the saying goes, is a long time in politics-and judging by the latest news from San Antonio , it is also a very long time in the life of Kawhi Leonard. (more...)
Today's global war is against hate: Jordanian King Today's global war is against hate: Jordanian King
- March 02, 2018

His speech was also seen as showcasing India's ability to fight extremism to the worldwide community, as well as a domestic political message. Both countries agreed to cooperate on the matter of providing assistance to African countries. We are in process of exploring our cooperation. "Every Indian is proud of this virtue, no matter what language he speaks, no matter what religion he practices". (more...)
Northern California weather: Storm comes in with a punch Northern California weather: Storm comes in with a punch
- March 02, 2018

Interstate 80 was closed in both directions through California's Sierra Nevada because of whiteout conditions on Thursday. A cold winter system moving across the mountain range shared by California and Nevada is expected to be the biggest storm of the season, and possibly in recent years. (more...)
Eight Turkish soldiers killed in Syria, 13 wounded: army Eight Turkish soldiers killed in Syria, 13 wounded: army
- March 02, 2018

Both the military and Turkish authorities have repeatedly said that the operation targets only terrorist elements and "utmost care" is being taken to avoid harming any civilians. The Turkish authorities have rejected a call by the United States this week to implement the humanitarian truce, called for by the UN Security Council in Syria, with Ankara saying the UN resolution did not concern its operation. (more...)
NASA, NOAA to Launch Weather-Tracking Satellite NASA, NOAA to Launch Weather-Tracking Satellite
- March 02, 2018

GOES-16, meanwhile, was tasked with standing watch over the eastern USA and Atlantic Ocean out to Africa. The satellite will be able to scan each spot below it every 5 minutes, or every 1 minute to 30 seconds on special focus areas - in the latter case, for developing weather events. (more...)
Georgia Senate passes tax bill that snubs Delta Georgia Senate passes tax bill that snubs Delta
- March 02, 2018

Gov. Nathan Deal supported the jet fuel tax break, but said he would sign the bill without it, as he couldn't veto a measure that also amounted to a sweeping tax cut for residents. Republican candidate for governor Sen. "We've been attacked by the media, we've been attacked by the left". And we've stayed strong. Democratic state Sen. (more...)
Hope Hicks resigning as top Trump aide - White House Hope Hicks resigning as top Trump aide - White House
- March 02, 2018

She was said to have more access to the Oval Office than nearly any other staff member. And for a politician who relies so heavily on what is familiar to him, her absence could be jarring. Before joining the Trump administration, Hicks - who was briefly a teen model during her youth - did public relations work for Ivanka Trump's successful fashion line. (more...)
Why China Is Censoring Winnie the Pooh-And the Letter 'N' Why China Is Censoring Winnie the Pooh-And the Letter 'N'
- March 02, 2018

The honey-loving bear was first removed from Chinese websites and social media networks in 2013, when the meme first went into circulation following a Chinese visit to the U.S. The editorial "pointed out that the party's constitution, which is different from the national Constitution, clearly states that leaders can not keep their offices forever and that if their health does not hold up they should retire", Reuters reported . (more...)
Viktoria Nasyrova accused of poisoning look-alike with cheesecake Viktoria Nasyrova accused of poisoning look-alike with cheesecake
- March 02, 2018

According to Queens District Attorney Richard Brown , Viktoria Nasyrova is being held without bail on charges including attempted murder , burglary, reckless endangerment, assault, unlawful imprisonment, grand larceny, and possession of stolen property. (more...)
Trump thrives on chaos; White House staff pays the price Trump thrives on chaos; White House staff pays the price
- March 02, 2018

President Donald Trump whiplashed Washington, D.C., through 24 hours of chaos and confusion, culminating Thursday with a surprise announcement that he will unilaterally impose steep tariffs on all steel and aluminum imports. Trump's children, meanwhile, have grown exasperated with Kelly, seeing him as a hurdle to their father's success and as antagonistic to their continued presence, according to several people familiar with their thinking. (more...)
Trial Gets Underway for Widow of Pulse Nightclub Shooter Trial Gets Underway for Widow of Pulse Nightclub Shooter
- March 02, 2018

It took 30 to 40 minutes Thursday morning to question the first potential juror, who was eventually dismissed. The jury members will not be sequestered together. Mateen called 911 from the club to pledge his allegiance to the Islamic State. At the time of the June 16, 2016 massacre, it was the worst mass shooting in the United States. (more...)

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