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Melania Trump got green card through program for people with 'extraordinary ability' Melania Trump got green card through program for people with 'extraordinary ability'
- March 02, 2018

Before obtaining her EB-1 green card , the first lady received five H1-B visas, allowing her to work in the U.S. Trump has sharply decreased the number of H1-B visas granted as president, with government data showing that 50,000 fewer were approved in 2017 than in the prior year. (more...)
Maoists slain in Chhattisgarh encounter Maoists slain in Chhattisgarh encounter
- March 02, 2018

A senior cadre of Maoist party Hari Bushan is suspected among those killed in the encounter that took place at Pujari Kanker forest area, reports The Hindu . "A clear picture would emerge later", the Telangana police official said. "It was a joint operation by the Chhattisgarh and Telangana Police". Meanwhile, the bodies of slain Naxals were taken to Bhadrachalam hospital in Bhadradri Kothagudem district of Chhattisgarh for post-mortem. (more...)
Major gun retailer to stop selling assault-style weapons — Dick's Sporting Goods Major gun retailer to stop selling assault-style weapons — Dick's Sporting Goods
- March 02, 2018

It doesn't sell bump stocks , the accessory attached to a semi-automatic gun that makes it easier to fire rounds faster. The retailer said it will also remove items resembling assault-style rifles, including nonlethal airsoft guns and toys, from its website. (more...)
Mike Pence: Abortion Rights Could Be Abolished 'in Our Time' Mike Pence: Abortion Rights Could Be Abolished 'in Our Time'
- March 02, 2018

Pence relayed the message to a luncheon of abortion opponents gathered at a Susan B. Anthony list event during the broadcasters' convention in Nashville. "I urge you on, and I do so with confidence, with confidence that good news is around the corner in America", he said. He was a keynote speaker at a luncheon organized by Susan B. (more...)
ICE Arrests Over 150 in Bay Area ICE Arrests Over 150 in Bay Area
- March 02, 2018

We observed in our article about Trump's comments about considering pulling ICE out of California that ICE would not be able to take any action in California if the president decides to pull ICE out of the state. By Tuesday the agency confirmed it did indeed conduct an operation and blamed Schaaf for likely allowing many " targets " to slip away. It was unclear how many people would have eluded capture without the mayor's warning. (more...)
Eric Greitens; Trial Set For May Eric Greitens; Trial Set For May
- March 02, 2018

Eric Greitens is due in a St. Louis court on May 14 to face trial on the felony invasion of privacy charge stemming from his 2015 affair. The woman allegedly told her ex-husband in a conversation he secretly recorded that she was partially nude and blindfolded while in the basement of Greitens' home when he took the picture, threatening to use it as blackmail if she ever spoke of the affair. (more...)
Indian media condemned for insensitive coverage of Sridevi's death Indian media condemned for insensitive coverage of Sridevi's death
- March 02, 2018

The superstar was also given a gun salute at the club where her body was kept for her fans to pay their last respect. Sridevi's body was flown home from Dubai to Mumbai on Tuesday night and taken to a private club . The family was in Dubai to attend the wedding of their nephew, actor Mohit Marwah (Fugly). Her mortal remains will now be taken to Vile Parle Seva Samaj Crematorium and Hindu Cemetery. (more...)
Iran Rejects Report about 'Successor Deal' to JCPOA Iran Rejects Report about 'Successor Deal' to JCPOA
- March 02, 2018

An American legislator has expressed concern over the Trump administration's efforts to sign a nuclear cooperation accord with Saudi Arabia, which is preparing to build its first reactors. The Associated Press , citing anonymous USA officials, reported that the Saudis might be willing to accept curbs on their nuclear abilities only if the nuclear deal with Iran is tightened. (more...)
West Virginia Senate sends pay raise measure to committee West Virginia Senate sends pay raise measure to committee
- March 02, 2018

Despite an agreed upon pay raise in the House of Delegates and a request to return to work from union leaders, West Virginia teachers are still not in the classroom. "We're a state in crisis, and I think we've taken our eye off the ball", Prezioso said. She said she would much rather see the pay raise money go toward a fix for PEIA. (more...)
Dalton teacher arrested after firing handgun at school Dalton teacher arrested after firing handgun at school
- March 02, 2018

In a shocking incident that takes school shootings to the next level in the United States , a teacher has been arrested for firing a shot inside the school classroom. 'I feel like there just shouldn't be guns at school at all, ' she said. No one was hit by the shot, fired toward a neighborhood across the street from the school northwest of Atlanta. (more...)
Sohrabuddin Sheikh case claims yet another judge, says Rahul Gandhi Sohrabuddin Sheikh case claims yet another judge, says Rahul Gandhi
- March 02, 2018

Tweeting under the hashtag #HowDidLoyaDie, the Congress said: There seems to be a unusual pattern connecting cases involving Amit Shah and judges hearing those cases. Justice Revati Mohite-Dere had been hearing a set of five petitions challenging the discharge of some senior Gujarat Police officers accused in the case. (more...)
Ardern says refugee offer 'remains' as PM defends Kiwi deportations Ardern says refugee offer 'remains' as PM defends Kiwi deportations
- March 02, 2018

The most prominent recent case involves a man, Alex Viane, who was born in American Samoa and received New Zealand citizenship as a child but has never visited the nation. "Our focus right now ... is in doing everything we can to prevent and arrest nuclear proliferation". Ms Ardern said the "status quo remains, the offer remains". (more...)
Eric Hoskins' statement on stepping down as Minister of Health Eric Hoskins' statement on stepping down as Minister of Health
- March 02, 2018

In a statement Monday, Hoskins gave no reason for his departure, beyond the hints about his future, and said his resignation would be effective immediately. The parliamentary budget office analysis found that in the 2015-16 fiscal year, about $28.5 billion was spent on pharmaceuticals in Canada, not including medicines provided to patients in hospitals. (more...)
Colourful Google Doodle Celebrates Holi Bringing the Homepage Alive Colourful Google Doodle Celebrates Holi Bringing the Homepage Alive
- March 02, 2018

This act went on to become a tradition and form the festival of Holi . The show will feature Manav Kaul (Tumhari Sulu), Meher Vij (Secret Superstar), Pankaj Tripathi (Newton), Seema Pahwa (Shubh Mangal Saavdhan), Shweta Tripathi (Haraamkhor) and Vikrant Massey (Death in the Gunj) who broke out into the public consciousness with outstanding performances. (more...)
IL lawmakers move forward with gun legislation IL lawmakers move forward with gun legislation
- March 02, 2018

Illinois Democrats are gearing up for a showdown on gun-purchasing restrictions. "It would hurt a lot of the small firearm stores in Southern Illinois", Schimpf said of the Gun Dealer Licensing Act. Although ATF requires them to do background checks on the buyer, it does not include video surveillance or background checks on all employees at the business or the gun inventory. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi TV 4A Smart TV Accidentally Listed on Official Site Xiaomi Mi TV 4A Smart TV Accidentally Listed on Official Site
- March 02, 2018

The Note 5 Pro was the first exclusive device by the brand which was launched in India. The 6GB variant of Redmi Note 5 Pro will, however, be available in the offline market in the coming weeks. In terms of processor , the handset is tipped to mark Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC. For example, the 32GB storage variant of Redmi Note 5 that is available for Rs. (more...)
Armenia says predicted possible developments of Turkey protocols Armenia says predicted possible developments of Turkey protocols
- March 02, 2018

In a ceremony held on October 10, 2009, the foreign ministers signed the two protocols, supported by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, which required ratification from parliaments of both countries. did not even make a single step towards ratification and implementation of protocols, but also left no doubt that it was not intending to do it", Sarksyan said. (more...)
Returning Parkland students told to not bring backpacks Returning Parkland students told to not bring backpacks
- March 02, 2018

Rescuers thought Wilford was dead when they first encountered her inside the school. When school officials attempted to move the suspect back to the specialized school in November of 2016, he refused, and Runcie says there was nothing officials could do about it. (more...)
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...)

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