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Trump's position on guns has not changed, White House says Trump's position on guns has not changed, White House says
- March 03, 2018

Sanders also indicated that Trump might not be interested in federal legislation to raise the legal age to purchase a rifle to 21, despite his vocal support for the idea. They are seeking a more comprehensive expansion of background checks. NRA executive director Chris Cox , who attended the meeting, echoed that sentiment on Twitter , "I had a great meeting tonight with @realDonaldTrump & @VP. (more...)
Trump hints at changed position on gun control after meeting with NRA Trump hints at changed position on gun control after meeting with NRA
- March 03, 2018

The president's comments came during an exchange with Vice President Mike Pence in a televised meeting with lawmakers at the White House Wednesday. The episode was evocative of another in recent memory: a similar bipartisan meeting Trump held in January on immigration, where he at times seemed to suggest he'd support passing clean relief for young undocumented immigrants who had come to the United States as children, including in another conversation with Feinstein. (more...)
Schools To Close In Midlands On Thursday And Friday Schools To Close In Midlands On Thursday And Friday
- March 03, 2018

While ESB Networks said it had restored supply to 113,000 customers since the start of the storm, continuing snowfall caused new failures during Friday, especially in the Enniscorthy, Arklow, Portlaoise and Cork areas. The public is being urged to check for local updates on road conditions. Into tomorrow she is expecting a mix of sleet and snow to start the day which will turn into a mix of sleet and rain later in the day. (more...)
Pro14: Edinburgh v Munster is called off due to adverse weather Pro14: Edinburgh v Munster is called off due to adverse weather
- March 03, 2018

In a statement, PRO14 said: "Because of the travel implications, an early decision was made after consultation with both clubs due to the severe weather warnings in place across Ireland and the United Kingdom". Details about a kick-off time and the exact date of the rearranged fixture will be released as soon as possible. In a statement, Edinburgh said: "Threats to travel and the potential of severe weather on the day of the game raised concerns to the health and safety of supporters, ... (more...)
Civilians stay put despite 'pause' in Syria bloodshed Civilians stay put despite 'pause' in Syria bloodshed
- March 03, 2018

Mogherini appealed to Moscow to make good on a July agreement for "de-escalation" zones, saying the United Nations Security Council resolution for a 30-day countrywide ceasefire was an opportunity to "consistently implement the spirit of the decisions taken in Astana". (more...)
European Union to respond 'firmly' to Trump's tariffs European Union to respond 'firmly' to Trump's tariffs
- March 03, 2018

Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, Gary Cohn, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, reportedly to try to head off a trade war . That's why, for those who recognize that postwar trade policy has been enormously beneficial for the American and world economy, Trump's promised steel tariffs are much more ominous than their predecessors. (more...)
Pence in Detroit: Pence in Detroit: "Michigan is leading the American comeback"
- March 03, 2018

Pence was a keynote speaker at a luncheon organized in Tennessee by anti-abortion groups Susan B. Anthony List (SBA List) and Life Issues Institute (LII) to celebrate their merger as part of the 2018 National Religious Broadcasters Convention. (more...)
Why the Italian Election Matters? Why the Italian Election Matters?
- March 03, 2018

The rally passed off peacefully despite a counter-protest by leftist campaigners nearby and clashes between the two sides in the past. Salvini has waged a much more assertive and populist campaign leading up to Sunday's vote calling out the dangers of Islam and not being afraid to slam critics including pro-migrant Archbishop Gian Carlo Perego this week stating: "In my Italy, immigration has rules". (more...)
Two-vehicle crash closes Downing Bridge Two-vehicle crash closes Downing Bridge
- March 03, 2018

The Norman Wood Bridge carries Route 372 over the Susquehanna River between York County and Lancaster County. Northbound I-95 detoured at MD 155 (Ex89) and southbound I-95 traffic detoured at MD 222 (Ex93). Tydings has two overturned T/T crash response ongoing. The Nice bridge is in a full winds restriction. Two overturned tractor trailers now being worked. (more...)
Police locate missing Ontario father's vehicle, human remains found inside Police locate missing Ontario father's vehicle, human remains found inside
- March 03, 2018

October 2 near the area of Bayview Avenue and Royal Orchard Boulevard in Markham. Officers from the Almaguin Highlands detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police responded to a call of an abandoned passenger vehicle in Laurier Township at 3:22 p.m. (more...)
Eddie Jones Verbally Abused Outside Train Station On Sunday Eddie Jones Verbally Abused Outside Train Station On Sunday
- March 03, 2018

According to the Daily Mail , at Manchester Piccadilly station "Jones was met by a auto and driver arranged by United, but he was surrounded by Scotland supporters". "The disgusting behaviour of those involved does not represent the values of our sport or its fans", the statement said. Eddie Jones was travelling back from England's loss on Saturday to Manchester when he was greeted by drunken fans. (more...)
Brexit: John Major calls for Commons vote on second referendum Brexit: John Major calls for Commons vote on second referendum
- March 03, 2018

The ex-prime minister argues that MPs must vote with their " own conscience" on whether the deal on offer will leave the United Kingdom better or worse off. While he did not enjoy being "out of step" with his party, the stakes were so high than he felt obliged to speak out at such a crucial moment in the negotiations. (more...)
Putin's New Nuclear Arsenal Spawning More Tough Talk Putin's New Nuclear Arsenal Spawning More Tough Talk
- March 03, 2018

During Vladimir Putin's state of the nation address this week, the Russian president revealed a nuclear-powered, nuclear-armed missile that can apparently deliver a warhead to anywhere on Earth. With ties between Russian Federation and the West at post-Cold War lows over the Syria and Ukraine conflicts, Putin stoked fears of a new arms race with the announcement on Thursday of high-tech weaponry that can travel at many times the speed of sound. (more...)
Child Rights Body To Study Rituals At Kerala Temples Child Rights Body To Study Rituals At Kerala Temples
- March 03, 2018

All the boys in wet loin cloths bore the same look of the sacrificial goats of Kamakhya", she said. Young boys performing the rituals. "We slept on a single woven coconut leaf", Srikanth said. "We had earlier issued an order banning the similar practice at Chettikulangara temple. All this for the temple deity", the DGP wrote and compared the boys who take part in the ritual to the goats that are sacrificed at Guwahati Kamakhya temple as on offering to the deity. (more...)
Man Stabbed 50 Times, Beaten With Rods For Protesting Holi Hooliganism Man Stabbed 50 Times, Beaten With Rods For Protesting Holi Hooliganism
- March 03, 2018

A complaint has been filed against unknown men, police said. This led to multiple protests in the national capital to highlight the growing concern over the safety of citizens during the occasion of Holi. They were joined in by men on another 10 bikes who assaulted him. Ashish Health now - The victim boy was taken to the hospital by the locals where doctors confirmed that he is critical with nothing less than 50 knife wounds. (more...)
Storm lashing US Northeast kills at least five people Storm lashing US Northeast kills at least five people
- March 03, 2018

Any small deviation in the track of the storm will also greatly affect snowfall amounts, the Weather Service said. Forecasters are still nailing down their exact predictions for how severe this will be, since the storm is a few days out. (more...)
TDP Demands Special Status, Declares War on BJP TDP Demands Special Status, Declares War on BJP
- March 03, 2018

SCS alone is not enough, all points in the act must be implemented. Andhra Pradesh chief minister Chandrababu Naidu held a meeting with Telugu Desam Party Member of Parliament on Friday at Amravati. Amit Shah's intervention to pacify the TDP leadership was warranted by the latter's decision to disrupt the Parliament proceedings from March 5 and also to muster the support of other national and regional parties. (more...)
Trump's stance on guns stalls debate Trump's stance on guns stalls debate
- March 03, 2018

Trump scolded Toomey on Wednesday, singling out one of the leading Republicans willing to consider stricter gun policy as being "afraid" of the National Rifle Association . The Cornyn-Murphy bill is seen as a modest effort to provide incentives to agencies that comply with the National Instant Criminal Background Check System and to penalize those that fail to submit records properly on those ineligible for gun purchase. (more...)
Ryan Blaney: Wins Pennzoil 400 Pole Position
- March 03, 2018

His Chevrolet Camaro topped the charts at 190.658 miles per hour, just ahead of the Stewart-Haas Racing Ford of last week's victor, Kevin Harvick. Harvick will start on the front row for the first time since last fall's race at Kansas Speedway. (more...)
Egypt's Top Prosecutor Monitoring Media Ahead of Elections Egypt's Top Prosecutor Monitoring Media Ahead of Elections
- March 03, 2018

In his speech on Tuesday before the 37th Human Rights Council, Shoukry said, "it is, regretful to notice lack of professionalism in the performance of some media outlets, which base their coverage on fabricated sources, for political purposes or in search of scoops". (more...)
DUP: Theresa May's open border plan a basis for progress DUP: Theresa May's open border plan a basis for progress
- March 03, 2018

The British have failed to come up with a solution of their own for a frictionless border - something all sides are committed to, fearing that reestablishing a customs border could well risk a violent backlash from die-hard Irish Republican Army militiamen and re-ignite sectarian hostilities. (more...)
Why Aren't George W. & George HW Bush Attending Billy Graham's Funeral? Why Aren't George W. & George HW Bush Attending Billy Graham's Funeral?
- March 03, 2018

The preacher eventually took his crusades - a mix of hymns, preaching and patriotic fervor - to more than 80 countries, according to William Martin, a former historian at Rice University and the author of "A Prophet with Honor: The Billy Graham Story". (more...)
Corbyn sets up Brexit showdown with May over customs union Corbyn sets up Brexit showdown with May over customs union
- March 03, 2018

Keeping the customs union would ensure the continuation of tariff-free trade with our largest single export market, "largely resolve" the contentious issue of the Irish border, and allow Britain to remain part of existing EU trade deals and be included in any future ones. (more...)
United States determines NK used chemical weapons United States determines NK used chemical weapons
- March 03, 2018

It was posted on the website of the US Federal Register and takes effect on Monday. Since the Syrian civil war began in 2011, there have been suspicions the North was providing components and expertise to maintain Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's chemical weapons program. (more...)
London man convicted of trying to build child jihadist army London man convicted of trying to build child jihadist army
- March 03, 2018

Haque was accused of trying to radicalize children he taught at a mosque and two private Islamic schools. Even though he had no teaching qualifications, Haque had access to 250 young people at the madrassa and two east London schools over five years. (more...)
Lidl supermarket destroyed 'by looters' after snow storm Lidl supermarket destroyed 'by looters' after snow storm
- March 03, 2018

Videos of the shocking footage has been uploaded online by several members of the public, as it depicts the digger tearing down the roof of the store and side wall. The police force of the Republic of Ireland, GardaĆ­, declared that a "number of arrests" were made following the chaos. He said local people he had spoken to in Tallaght were "so angry at what has been carried out". (more...)
Greek soldiers remanded in northwestern Turkey Greek soldiers remanded in northwestern Turkey
- March 03, 2018

It is understood that previous incidents have normally been resolved on the spot, Reuters reported. The soldiers , who were apprehended by officers in a Turkish military zone, claim they lost their way due to bad weather before straying over the border. (more...)
Trump meets with NRA top lobbyist Chris Cox at the White House Trump meets with NRA top lobbyist Chris Cox at the White House
- March 03, 2018

The president has previously backed ideas popular with Democrats , only to back away when faced with opposition from his conservative base and his Republican allies in Congress. Republican leaders, who have majority control of the House and Senate , are reluctant to lead on legislation without knowing they have Trump's full support and can rely on his popularity with a core flank of the GOP electorate to shield them from political blowback. (more...)
CBI questions Amarinder's son-in-law in loan fraud case CBI questions Amarinder's son-in-law in loan fraud case
- March 03, 2018

Former CEO of the company G S C Rao, who is also named in the FIR, has also been questioned. Simbhaoli is one of the largest sugar mills in the country. OBC alleged that in addition to the existing NPA, the bank, under multiple banking arrangements, sanctioned another corporate loan of Rs 110 crore to the company on January 28, 2015 to pay its outstanding loan of Rs 97.85 crore. (more...)
Trump, Merkel and Macron concerned about Putin's nuclear comments - White House Trump, Merkel and Macron concerned about Putin's nuclear comments - White House
- March 03, 2018

The hypersonic vehicle "flies at a speed 20 times the speed of sound ... and it can maneuver thousands of kilometers up and down and right to left", Putin said , gesticulating energetically. To demonstrate the point, Putin showed a video animation of a missile launched in the Russian Arctic evading missile defenses as it crossed the Atlantic, rounded the southern tip of South America , and headed toward the United States. (more...)

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