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"We are winning the war against corruption" - President Buhari
- March 04, 2018

According to Nigeria's First Lady, Yusuf was welcomed back by government officials. "Nigeria is a blessed country". You moved away from your comfort zone and pushed your capital into the rural economy. I want to encourage you to continue on this track. He urged stakeholders to continue to support programmes like the PFI and work together to ensure that the country never returns to the dark days of import dependence. (more...)
5 lost lives to nor'easter wind across Atlantic coast 5 lost lives to nor'easter wind across Atlantic coast
- March 04, 2018

Almost 4,000 domestic flights have been canceled since the storm's arrival Friday , according to the flight-tracking website FlightAware , and Amtrak train service was shut down between New York City and Boston , and along the Washington-Maryland corridor. (more...)
People Of Northeast Rejected People Of Northeast Rejected "Politics Of Hate", PM Modi Says In Karnataka
- March 04, 2018

BJP has won 11 seats and NDPP has won 16 seats. Ending 25 years of uninterrupted rule of the CPI (M)-led Left Front in Tripura , the BJP and IPFT won 43 seats. The governor advised Sarkar, who was chief minister since 1998, to continue until the new chief minister takes oath. The United Democratic Party has seen its tally drop to 6 from the 8 it had won in 2013, and the Hill State People's Democratic Party's score has slipped from 4 to 2. (more...)
Merkel to launch 4th government Merkel to launch 4th government
- March 04, 2018

Biographers say life in a police state taught Merkel to hide her true thoughts behind a poker face. Upgrade your inbox and get our Daily Dispatch and Editor's Picks. CSU leader Horst Seehofer agreed to step down as Bavarian premier, though he is expected to become interior minister in the new government. He admires dynamic young centre-right European leaders like Sebastian Kurz in Austria and Leo Varadkar in Ireland. (more...)
Emergency services evacuating area in Streetsville after massive fire breaks out Emergency services evacuating area in Streetsville after massive fire breaks out
- March 04, 2018

Police note that the fire broke out in a building under construction. There are now no reports of injuries. Power in the area was out for about 45 minutes, but has been restored for most residents. The intersection remains closed for the investigation. At the height of the blaze, approximately 15 fire trucks and 60 firefighters were battling the blaze, which completely destroyed a four storey building that was under construction. (more...)
Why Egyptian fighter jets escorted Saudi Crown Prince's plane
- March 04, 2018

The head of Prince Mohammed's office, Bader al-Asaker, tweeted that the prince's plane was escorted by Egyptian fighter jets when it entered Egypt's airspace. Sisi and bin Salman met on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hangzhou, China, in September 2016, following a historic visit to Cairo by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz in April. (more...)
Texas outlasts No. 20 West Virginia in OT Texas outlasts No. 20 West Virginia in OT
- March 04, 2018

Missing the NCAA Tournament - Texas still isn't guaranteed an at-large bid - would be a major blow to a program that finished last in the Big 12 last season. The Big 12 Conference announced a public reprimand of WVU men's hoops head coach Bob Huggins for comments regarding officiating at Saturday's game against Kansas . (more...)
Iran says no missile talks unless West gives up nuclear weapons Iran says no missile talks unless West gives up nuclear weapons
- March 04, 2018

Earlier this year, Trump imposed a May deadline for US and European negotiators to reach a new agreement that covers Iranian activity outside the scope of the original deal. Under the USA pressures, Europe has stepped up pressures on Iran to start negotiations on the country's developing missile programme. A senior Iranian military official said Saturday that Iran will not negotiate its missile program unless Europe and the United States destroy their nuclear weapons and missiles. (more...)
Italy begins voting for new Parliament Italy begins voting for new Parliament
- March 04, 2018

The characters vying for power include Luigi Di Maio, a 31-year-old novice who leads the anti-establishment Five Star Movement; Matteo Salvini, the controversial leader of the far-right League Party; Matteo Renzi , the centrist who quit as prime minster last year after losing a referendum; and the self-styled, controversial grandfather of Italian politics, Silvio Berlusconi. (more...)
BSP SP Forge Strategic Alliance Ahead Of Bypoll BSP SP Forge Strategic Alliance Ahead Of Bypoll
- March 04, 2018

BSP sources said that the decision came after Mayawati held a series of meetings with her zonal coordinators from Gorakhpur and Phulpur at her residence in Lucknow and that the support was announced for the by-elections only. "I want to clarify that BSP has not allied with any political party. Anticipating challenging together and making a bigger Bahujan mainstream organization together", the tweet read. (more...)
British athletics great Roger Bannister dies aged 88 British athletics great Roger Bannister dies aged 88
- March 04, 2018

British athlete Roger Bannister , the first man to run a mile in under four minutes, has died aged 88, British media reported on Sunday, citing a statement from his family. After completing his school education from the City of Bath Boys' School, Bannister continued his education in University College London, followed by Oxford University and St. (more...)
On World Wildlife Day, Top Forest Officer Crushed To Death By Elephant On World Wildlife Day, Top Forest Officer Crushed To Death By Elephant
- March 04, 2018

Manikandan was one of the few field directors of the parks who knew the home range and territory of various elephants and tigers that received an ID based on their camera trap images, according to his colleague Manoj Kumar, Chief Conservator of Forests, Project Elephant. (more...)
Police say Acre car-ramming a nationalistic terror attack Police say Acre car-ramming a nationalistic terror attack
- March 04, 2018

The investigation is under a gag order for now and no further details were provided, including the driver's identity and condition. They did not release any identifying characteristic. It was not immediately clear when the civilian victim was hit by the auto. Israeli security forces work at the scene of the car-ramming attack in Acre, Israel, on March 4, 2018. (more...)
Walt Disney Co (DIS) Stake Raised by Berkshire Asset Management LLC PA
- March 04, 2018

Finally, Swiss National Bank increased its stake in shares of Walt Disney by 7.8% during the second quarter. Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS ) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 6th. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, July 13 by RBC Capital Markets. Deutsche Bank has "Hold" rating and $75 target. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in 2017 Q3. (more...)
Netanyahu to meet 'true friend' Trump, amid legal woes Netanyahu to meet 'true friend' Trump, amid legal woes
- March 04, 2018

Responding to allegations he offered a billion-shekel bribe, Netanyahu remarked before the interrogation that "after they claimed that the prime minister smoked a million shekels worth of cigars, now there's a new theory: kickbacks worth a billion shekels". (more...)
PNG cricketers begin campaign for 2019 World Cup PNG cricketers begin campaign for 2019 World Cup
- March 04, 2018

The West Indies , Netherlands and Ireland complete PNG's group. The victor of this qualifier will get a chance to play in the ICC World Cup 2019. The current wet conditions could also play a big part in determining the two ticket winners, which is sadly part of the game because cricket is a summer sport, and we could find some matches, which some of the giants are expected to win, being disrupted by bad weather and points could be lost along the way. (more...)
Man shot and killed himself outside White House Man shot and killed himself outside White House
- March 04, 2018

Donald Trump was not at the White House when the shooting occurred shortly before 5pm United Kingdom time (12pm USA time), as he is at the Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, but he was swiftly briefed about it shortly afterwards, the White House said. (more...)
North-East Elections 2018: Congress meets Meghalaya Governor, stakes claim to form government North-East Elections 2018: Congress meets Meghalaya Governor, stakes claim to form government
- March 04, 2018

Within minutes of the arrival of two Union Ministers, Congress Chief Minister Mukul Sangma arrived here to meet Donkupar Roy. The party has won 21 assembly seats and is short of ten seats to get an absolute majority in the 60 member assembly. (more...)
State's Team Effort Overpowers Baylor on Senior Day State's Team Effort Overpowers Baylor on Senior Day
- March 04, 2018

Baylor led 70-33 after three quarters which allowed Mulkey to rest Cox and Brown. Baylor likely needs a victory to enhance its NCAA Tournament resume. Three other Wildcats scored in double figures, including 24 points from Wade. In the second half, K-State went back to the 3-point line, as the Wildcats scored six of their first 10 points from beyond the arc. (more...)
Who will assume office as the next CM? Northeast Election Verdict Analysis Who will assume office as the next CM? Northeast Election Verdict Analysis
- March 04, 2018

Ending the tie-up with Chief Minister T.R. Zeliang of NPF and going with his archrival Neiphiu Rio of NDPP have proved wise decisions as well. The BJP President credited Prime Minister Narendra Modi led union government's policies for the party's victories. (more...)
Students return to a school marked by shooting Students return to a school marked by shooting
- March 04, 2018

He said Israel "has the support of people today, from Parkland to Pembroke Pines, from Hillsboro to Hallandale and all points in between". Prosecutors are seeking to obtain hair samples, fingerprints, DNA and photographs of Cruz, 19. He was told his only option was an alternative school. "The Legislature has just proposed raising the legal age by which you could purchase firearms to 21". (more...)
India, Vietnam condemn terrorism in all its forms and manifestations India, Vietnam condemn terrorism in all its forms and manifestations
- March 04, 2018

Receiving President of Vietnam Tran Dai Quang at Rashtrapati Bhavan, Ram Nath Kovind thanked Vietnam for the crucial role it played as coordinator country in ensuring substantive outcomes at the ASEAN India Commemorative Summit held in New Delhi in January 2018. (more...)
Explosives found on Mexican ferry, U.S. embassy issues security alert Explosives found on Mexican ferry, U.S. embassy issues security alert
- March 04, 2018

Royal Caribbean has cancelled all shore excursions requiring a ferry ride in Mexico today, following a safety warning issued by the U.S. State Department . It further confirms that on February 21, 2018 an explosive device detonated on a tourist ferry in Playa del Carmen resulting in injuries, including injuries to U.S. (more...)
Lady Vols fall to South Carolina at SEC Tourney Lady Vols fall to South Carolina at SEC Tourney
- March 04, 2018

Pearl said his guys were ready to "make history". "Winning a championship at Auburn means a lot", Pearl said. "We did this, and we did it together". Wilson had 24 points and 12 rebounds in just 19 minutes, and eighth-ranked SC beat No. 12 Tennessee 73-62 on Friday night in the Southeastern Conference Tournament quarterfinals. (more...)
US Joint Military Drills With Seoul Will Counteractions, Says Pyeongchang US Joint Military Drills With Seoul Will Counteractions, Says Pyeongchang
- March 04, 2018

A South Korean presidential security adviser said this week the joint exercises are set to begin in early April, according to South Korea's Yonhap News Agency. While North Korea talks peace, it appears to be preparing for war, a situation South Korea and the USA understand as well. The 2018 Winter Olympics have been perceived by many as "thawing" between the two countries, as the North sent athletes, cheerleaders and a high-level delegation led by Kim Yo-jong, sister of North Korean ... (more...)
Notre Dame at No. 1 Virginia Notre Dame at No. 1 Virginia
- March 04, 2018

Virginia led 55-54 with just over 3 minutes to play before Hall scored on a tough drive. "It's just time to lock in and just go out there and you can't be tight". The Irish failed to score for the final 2:26 of the game. BC-BKC-T25-Notre Dame-Virginia, 429 Hall's 17 lead No. 1 Virginia past Irish, 62-57AP Photo VASH104, VASH101, VASH102, VASH103, VASH105, VASH106Eds: APNewsNow. (more...)
Hot Stocks Report: Symantec Corporation (SYMC), SLM Corporation (SLM)
- March 04, 2018

Suntrust Bks Inc now has $32.42 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.43% or $1.69 during the last trading session, reaching $390.41. However, the volume average of the last three months is 6.65 million shares. Connable Office stated it has 28,228 shares or 0.49% of all its holdings. Webster Savings Bank N A owns 1,300 shares for 0% of their portfolio. (NYSE:BAX) or 10,345 shares. (more...)
Syria's long war has reached its Srebrenica moment Syria's long war has reached its Srebrenica moment
- March 04, 2018

The U.N. Security Council unanimously voted February 24 for an immediate 30-day cease-fire throughout Syria , but the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad continues attacking its citizens, especially in East Ghouta, chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. (more...)
Trump, press trade good-natured if barbed jokes Trump, press trade good-natured if barbed jokes
- March 04, 2018

He also jeered at Attorney General Jeff Sessions , a frequent target of his criticism, over Sessions' recusal from the Russian Federation investigation by saying Sessions recused himself from a ride to the dinner. We will be meeting and we'll see if anything positive happens", the president said. Noting that Trump had a lonely job, the mayor remarked, "I understand lonely because I'm a Democrat from the South". (more...)
President for life? Trump says maybe US will have one someday President for life? Trump says maybe US will have one someday
- March 04, 2018

President for life. And he's great", Trump told Republican donors during a closed-door even in Florida. This content is restricted to site members. "And look, he was able to do that", he added. Chinese President Xi Jinping recently consolidated power. China's annual parliament gathering kicks off on Monday as Xi presses ahead with efforts to ward off financial risks without undermining the economy. (more...)

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