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Trump puts GOP in the hot seat on guns Trump puts GOP in the hot seat on guns
- March 02, 2018

President Trump pledged past year that he would "never, ever" let down the National Rifle Association - but that promise appeared long forgotten Wednesday. "It's time that a President step up", Trump said, though he did not throw his support behind specific legislative provisions as he was urged. He says these "horrible mass shootings are nothing new", pointing to past shootings such as Columbine, Fort Hood and Sandy Hook. (more...)
Venezuela pushes election to May Venezuela pushes election to May
- March 02, 2018

The national election board said it had pushed the vote back from the original date of April 22 following a pact between Maduro's government and some opposition parties. "The president has all those before him", said U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, who has played a key role in pushing for Trump's more assertive approach to Venezuela than his predecessor, Barack Obama. (more...)
Florida high school shooting: What's in play for Donald Trump Florida high school shooting: What's in play for Donald Trump
- March 02, 2018

President Donald Trump is accusing some lawmakers of being too fearful of the National Rifle Association to pass new gun measures. Trump listed his priorities as hardening school security, arming some teachers, raising the rifle-buying age to 21, addressing violence in entertainment, and spotting and helping risky mentally ill people - and taking their guns. (more...)
Trump hails Billy Graham as 'America's pastor' receives rare Capitol tribute Trump hails Billy Graham as 'America's pastor' receives rare Capitol tribute
- March 02, 2018

Pence were at the Capitol on Wednesday as Mr. Graham's casket arrived. It was because Graham knew he didn't belong in it.He describes Graham as "just a happy instrument in the hands of his Creator."Graham is lying in honor in the Rotunda, a rare tribute". (more...)
Pelosi says Democrats are Pelosi says Democrats are "encouraged" by Trump comments at gun meeting
- March 02, 2018

It would be amusing if it weren't a Republican president endorsed by the NRA making Democratic lawmakers who want to end the public's right to self-defense so happy. Toomey said Thursday his message to Trump was that " we will need the president's help to grow the vote in both the House and Senate". "I surely don't want them buying an assault rifle". (more...)
Trump backs compromise deal on biofuels policy Trump backs compromise deal on biofuels policy
- March 02, 2018

Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES), a refining company in the key electoral state of Pennsylvania, last month blamed the regulation for its bankruptcy. U.S. Sens. Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst of Iowa today held a joint press conference call to discuss their meeting with President Trump and others at the White House, as well as the confirmation of Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey to serve at USDA as Undersecretary for Farm Production and Conservation. (more...)
Pentagon 'not surprised' by new Putin nuclear threats Pentagon 'not surprised' by new Putin nuclear threats
- March 02, 2018

He said that the rapid development of new technologies poses challenges for Russian Federation, warning that the failure to catch up with top economies would mean that "our children and our country won't have a future". Putin emphasized that the new weapons were designed in full compliance to the U.S. Putin noted that the tests of the compact nuclear reactor to power the new drone were completed last fall. (more...)
Rev. Billy Graham to lie in honor at US Capitol Rotunda Rev. Billy Graham to lie in honor at US Capitol Rotunda
- March 02, 2018

Hillary was first introduced to the Reverend by her now husband when the two were just dating. Mourners will file past Graham's body starting at 8 a.m. After the news of Graham's death, Trump tweeted that there was "nobody like him". "Anyway, God bless Billy Graham ", Bush said. As executive chairman and executive secretary for these local showings, we can attest to the sense of goal, concern, and influence Billy Graham had in reaching our community and the world for Jesus Christ. (more...)
Stock Jumping Abnormally High: Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO)
- March 02, 2018

Here we will take a look at several key ratios for Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO ), starting with the Book to Market (BTM) ratio. It has underperformed by 2.65% the S&P500. The insider POONEN SANJAY sold 1,134 shares worth $120,782. Volume increases every time a buyer and seller transact their stock or futures contract. Marathon Petroleum (NYSE: MPC ) last released its earnings results on Thursday, February 1st. (more...)
PNB Fraud: Nirav Modi refuses to join CBI probe PNB Fraud: Nirav Modi refuses to join CBI probe
- March 02, 2018

The CBI on Wednesday arrested an internal chief auditor of the Punjab National Bank's Brady House branch . Two serving general managers have also been called by the investigating agency for questioning. The recently announced escalation in the Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud amount by Rs 1,300 crore is attributable to Nirav Modi's uncle Mehul Choksi-owned Gitanjali Gems , the bank said in a clarification on Thursday. (more...)
UK, Ireland gripped by 'Beast from the East' snowstorm UK, Ireland gripped by 'Beast from the East' snowstorm
- March 02, 2018

That's why the Met Office issues weather warnings to help people prepare. A warning status has yet to be allocated to a spell of persistent and heavy snow is expected to extend from the south late Thursday and Thursday night, with significant and disruptive accumulations. (more...)
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...)

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