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Storm Riley: Five dead as violent weather smashes U.S. leaving widespread flooding Storm Riley: Five dead as violent weather smashes U.S. leaving widespread flooding
- March 05, 2018

Seven other people were killed - all adults in Virginia , Maryland , Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Rhode Island and MA - all from falling trees or branches, according to The Associated Press. The storm is expected to taper off overnight or by early today . Over 2 inches of rain has fallen from OR to Northern California with reports of flooding in San Francisco Bay area. (more...)
Republicans in state Senate block effort on gun-control bills vote Republicans in state Senate block effort on gun-control bills vote
- March 05, 2018

Democrats have also announced bills that would outlaw guns created to evade metal detectors, authorize the seizure of guns belonging to people convicted of hate crimes and domestic violence, and allow relatives of those killed by guns to sue firearm manufacturers. (more...)
BJP, allies confident of forming govt in Nagaland, Meghalaya
- March 05, 2018

Acharya said Rio submitted a list of 30 NDPP-BJP MLAs and also the letters of support from a JD (U) and an Independent legislator taking the tally to 32. "We are in a comfortable position to form the next government". The Governor said, "Technically and legally the present government can go on till March 13 and if the Chief Minister T R Zeliang does not have majority, he has to resign". (more...)
Theresa May tells Trump she has 'deep concern' about tariffs plan Theresa May tells Trump she has 'deep concern' about tariffs plan
- March 05, 2018

May told the president in a phone call that "multilateral action was the only way to resolve the problem of global overcapacity in all parties' interests", according to a Downing Street spokesperson . "Make no mistake: If the president goes through with this, it will kill American jobs - that's what every trade war ultimately does", said Sen. He also promised to enact what he called "RECIPROCAL TAXES" on any country that has a tariff against any US good or service. (more...)
2 state troopers struck, injured on NY highway 2 state troopers struck, injured on NY highway
- March 05, 2018

Upon hitting the troopers' auto, Neumann's vehicle continued and struck both Troopers and Mr. Waite. He was arraigned early Sunday night at North Greenbush Town Court. Neumann, was also injured in the crash. The troopers are listed in "serious but stable" condition, a NYSP spokesman said. He was arrested and charged with first-degree vehicular assault, a felony, as well as driving while intoxicated and numerous vehicle and traffic violations, troopers said. (more...)
USA should lower 'threshold for talks' with N. Korea: Seoul USA should lower 'threshold for talks' with N. Korea: Seoul
- March 05, 2018

Mr Moon, who was invited during the opening ceremonies to North Korea for a summit with Kim Jong-un, also said that Washington and Pyongyang should quickly meet to "fundamentally solve" the standoff on the Korean Peninsula. And, on Sunday, the handshake between the president of South Korea, Moon Jae-in and the general north Korean, Kim Yong Chol, considered to be a "war criminal" by the opposition in south korea. (more...)
Messi hits 600th career goal in Barca clash with Atletico Messi hits 600th career goal in Barca clash with Atletico
- March 05, 2018

The unbeaten Blaugrana had drawn three of their previous five league fixtures, but have restored a comfortable cushion to Atletico and are 15 points clear of Real Madrid . Philippe Coutinho and Gerard Pique return to Barcelona's starting lineup for the crunch clash against Atletico Madrid , as Ernesto Valverde makes four changes to his side. (more...)
Did Jared Kushner sell access to the White House?
- March 04, 2018

Kushner , who is President Donald Trump's son-in-law, met with government officials or potential investors from five nations, including Russian Federation, during the period between Trump's November 2016 election and the January 2017 inauguration, MSNBC reported based on unnamed sources. (more...)
Schools and colleges to close on Thursday and Friday Schools and colleges to close on Thursday and Friday
- March 04, 2018

A separate Status Red warning remains in place for Connacht, Cavan, Monaghan and Donegal. Some snow today with treacherous surfaces due to ice and lying snow. Met Éireann forecaster Joanne Donnelly also warned of thunder storms in some areas. And heavy rain is on the way right across the country as temperatures still hover around 0C. (more...)
Trump wants daughter, son-in-Law to leave White House
- March 04, 2018

Mueller's team has reportedly been asking witnesses about Kushner's various interactions with people from Russia , China , Qatar , Turkey , and the United Arab Emitrates both during and after the presidential transition. The following month, Kushner and the White House supported a blockade of Qatar organized by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. It's unclear whether the failed business deal between Charles Kushner and the Qatari finance minister had any influence on USA ... (more...)
West Virginia schools closed for Day 8 of statewide teacher strike West Virginia schools closed for Day 8 of statewide teacher strike
- March 04, 2018

Schools have been closed and classes canceled for seven days so far. Republican Sen. Greg Boso of Nicholas introduced the amendment to lower the raise, which the full Senate adopted by a vote of 19-15. The statement called for teachers to return to the Capitol on Monday and said "all public schools in West Virginia will be closed again on Monday and remain closed until the Senate honors the agreement that was made". (more...)
Petition calling for national holiday for Rev. Billy Graham Petition calling for national holiday for Rev. Billy Graham
- March 04, 2018

Each of Billy Graham's five children and his sister spoke at the service, including Franklin Graham , who now leads the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. The funeral came at the end of more than a week of mourning that included crowds lining the road for a procession from Graham's home in the mountains to Charlotte, where Graham grew up. (more...)
Biagio Trofa: Release the documents presented to FISA court Biagio Trofa: Release the documents presented to FISA court
- March 04, 2018

The Democratic memo asserts that the FBI's concerns about Page long predate the compilation of memos drafted by Steele, now known as the Trump-Russia "dossier", and that the government's application to monitor Page's communications details suspicious activities he undertook during the 2016 presidential campaign . (more...)
Conor McGregor's sensational UFC fight offer revealed by Dana White Conor McGregor's sensational UFC fight offer revealed by Dana White
- March 04, 2018

Brian Ortega dropped jaws all around the world at UFC 222 when he became the first man ever to finish the future hall of famer Frankie Edgar . DANA WHITE has confirmed that Conor McGregor DID offer to fight Frankie Edgar at UFC 222 . (more...)
Sridevi : Ashraf Sridevi : Ashraf "Sherry" Thamarassery, the man who got actress back to India
- March 04, 2018

Sherry offered shrugs when talking about Sridevi , saying he helped repatriate five bodies on Tuesday, including the famed Bollywood star's. "But this time it was especially sad because the dead person was a legendary actress", he added. There, he runs a mechanics shop but focuses largely on his philanthropic efforts. Watch this video to know about the news. Even though Thamarassery was unaware about the procedures then, he chose to help the youngsters and went along with them to all the ... (more...)
Syrian government makes Ghouta gains / Turkey says it captures town in Afrin Syrian government makes Ghouta gains / Turkey says it captures town in Afrin
- March 04, 2018

Syrian regime forces have killed 23 civilians in ongoing attacks in Eastern Ghouta, the Syrian Civil Defense said Friday. Rebel groups launched a counter-offensive on Sunday, sending fighters behind government lines in a series of attacks. (more...)
Last-gasp Dybala gives Juventus win and boost for Spurs trip Last-gasp Dybala gives Juventus win and boost for Spurs trip
- March 04, 2018

Napoli, playing after the Juventus game had finished, got off to a flying start when Insigne put them ahead after six minutes but Under levelled one minute later with a deflected shot which flew over Pepe Reina. Juventus neutralized Lazio striker Ciro Immobile, Serie A's top scorer with 23, but created little until Dybala's moment of magic. Dybala's goal gave Juve their 10th successive league win, while Napoli saw their own 10-match winning run in Serie A ended by two goals from ... (more...)
Status Orange snow and ice warning extended to Monday Status Orange snow and ice warning extended to Monday
- March 04, 2018

Elsewhere it will be dry with sharp frost and fog patches. Otherwise it will be cold again on Monday but temperatures will continue to show improvement with top values of 5 to 7 degrees. Irish Rail and Dublin Coach services are running as usual while all Bus Eireann routes except Route 350 - which is only operating between Ballyvaughan and Galway - are operating as normal. (more...)
"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...)

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