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Man critical after chemical incident is 'RUSSIAN SPY given refuge by UK' Man critical after chemical incident is 'RUSSIAN SPY given refuge by UK'
- March 05, 2018

Skripal, 66, was accused of spying for Britain in 2006 and sentenced to 13 years in prison. A spokesperson for Wiltshire Police said: "We received a call at approx". A number of locations in the city centre were cordoned off and the A&E department was closed. "Scientists from PHE's Centre for Radiation, Chemical and Environmental Hazards, will continue to assist the response and review information as it becomes available". (more...)
Utica College on lockdown following threat Utica College on lockdown following threat
- March 05, 2018

Armed law enforcement officers were evacuating buildings and taking people on campus to a safe location, the college said. Campus remains in lock down. The message reportedly stated "come get me". Utica College was founded by Syracuse University in 1946, and now has more than 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students, according to its website. (more...)
Russia 'Blocked' Mitt Romney's Secretary Of State Nomination, According To Christopher Steele Russia 'Blocked' Mitt Romney's Secretary Of State Nomination, According To Christopher Steele
- March 05, 2018

The article also says Steele spoke with special counsel Robert Mueller , who is investigating Russia's involvement in the 2016 election, about another memo he authored that has not been made public with an even bigger bombshell. Steele, who penned the collection of memos that contained the salacious and unverified "golden showers" claim about President Trump , has come under fire from Republican investigators for his memos compiling compromising material the Russians were said to hold on ... (more...)
NDPP, NPF both claim to form Govt in Nagaland NDPP, NPF both claim to form Govt in Nagaland
- March 05, 2018

On being asked if Zeliang has been official notified by BJP , Sarma said, "In politics you don't go by too many letters; politics goes on signal, and we have send enough signals to Mr. Zeliang has not resigned yet, with the NPF claiming that the party would form the government again with the support of the BJP . Meanwhile, talking to indianexpress.com, NPF spokesperson Achumbemo Kikon termed BJP's decision to sever ties with his party as a "unilateral decision". (more...)
Child sex offender serving 300 years in prison released on technicality Child sex offender serving 300 years in prison released on technicality
- March 05, 2018

A convicted sex offender who was sentenced to more than 300 years for sexually assaulting multiple children is now free. "Because those facts were coming in, the defense had submitted a jury questionnaire, which addressed his prior conduct on whether or not they could be fair", said Rubinstein. (more...)
Seoul delegation will meet with Kim Jong Seoul delegation will meet with Kim Jong
- March 05, 2018

The meeting with Mr. Kim, which was announced by Moon's office, would mark the first time South Korean officials have met with the young North Korean leader in person since he took power after his dictator father's death in late 2011. Analysts and some USA officials have expressed wariness about the situation, arguing the North is pushing for the talks without first declaring it will give up its pursuit of nuclear weapons. (more...)
Seventh set of remains linked to alleged Toronto serial killer Seventh set of remains linked to alleged Toronto serial killer
- March 05, 2018

Police previously said that the remains of six people were found in garden planters on the property of a Leaside home where McArthur stored items for his landscaping business. A separate investigation, dubbed Project Houston, was launched past year into the disappearances of Kinsman and Esen, who went missing from the village in 2017. (more...)
BJP begins the process to form government in Tripura BJP begins the process to form government in Tripura
- March 05, 2018

The Karat camp did not agree, with some members holding that along with anti-incumbency, the erosion of the Congress helped the BJP . Deodhar had also worked as a national coordinator of the North-East India Communication Cell set up by Nitin Gadkari , when the latter was the BJP's national president. (more...)
China's 2018 defense spending up 8.1% China's 2018 defense spending up 8.1%
- March 05, 2018

Defense spending is still about a quarter of USA levels, but nevertheless its long-term growth, combined with a more assertive enforcement of China's territorial claims, has rattled some of China's neighbors. One senior Asia diplomat, speaking before the announcement, said the real rise would probably be at least double what China revealed, considering its efforts to build up the industrial military complex and deepen military-civilian integration. (more...)
Here's why Oscars 2018 did not have a #TimesUp black dress code Here's why Oscars 2018 did not have a #TimesUp black dress code
- March 05, 2018

In the days ahead of the Oscar ceremony, social media accounts for Time's Up have made no explicit reference to the show, instead featuring stories about Women's History Month or highlighting accomplishments of women within the movement's ranks. (more...)
NDPP MLAs to meet tomorrow to elect Rio as leader NDPP MLAs to meet tomorrow to elect Rio as leader
- March 05, 2018

On March 4, speaking to local reporters in Kohima , Zeliang said he would travel to New Delhi to "personally meet" the BJP president to advise the state party unit to go with NPF. State Governor P B Acharya has given both the leaders 48 hours time to submit the signatures of the MLAs supporting them. The NPF operates along the political ideology of Regionalism, abiding by the principles of democracy and fraternity as practised in the state of Nagaland. (more...)
Banking system went haywire under 'so-called' economist Manmohan Singh: BJP Banking system went haywire under 'so-called' economist Manmohan Singh: BJP
- March 05, 2018

One of those companies was Gitanjali. Congress has been indulging in the politics of fear and confusion in the last four years. Bowing to pressure from jewellers, the UPA government had eased some of the curbs and private agencies were allowed to import gold under the scheme that mandated traders to export 20 per cent of all gold imported while retaining 80 per cent for domestic use. (more...)
China bans letter N online to supress criticism of Xi Jinping China bans letter N online to supress criticism of Xi Jinping
- March 05, 2018

The 2018 outlay compares with a seven percent increase last year and 7.6 percent in 2016, which marked the first time in six years that spending growth was not in double figures. China's neighbours and the United States have watched warily as Beijing has modernised its military, reducing its ground troops while spending on state-of-the-art hardware and weapons. (more...)
Exit polls indicate a hung parliament, 5-star movement single largest party Exit polls indicate a hung parliament, 5-star movement single largest party
- March 05, 2018

Salvini, who has promised to shut down Roma camps, deport hundreds of thousands of migrants and tackle the "danger" of Islam, said Monday he had the "right and duty" to govern Italy. The ruling centre-left bloc was seen on around 22%. Italians are being called on to choose their representatives in the 315-member Senate and the 630-seat Lower House under a new system that is one-third majority and two-thirds proportional - meaning that no single party or coalition is likely to win enough ... (more...)
Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi visiting Nepal Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi visiting Nepal
- March 05, 2018

The visit is part of Pakistan's pro-active and outreach efforts to engage with regional countries, said a foreign ministry statement. PM Abbasi is expected to convey felicitations to the Nepalese leadership on the successful conclusion of its democratic process, resulting in the formation of a new government. (more...)
'Bigger Than Watergate:' Trump Questions Obama Investigations Into His Campaign 'Bigger Than Watergate:' Trump Questions Obama Investigations Into His Campaign
- March 05, 2018

What's more , former FBI Director James Comey did publicly reveal that his agency was taking a fresh look at Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server just 11 days before the 2016 election - while not mentioning anything about Trump's campaign being investigated. (more...)
Bayonne schools closed due to threat Bayonne schools closed due to threat
- March 05, 2018

This is the second incident involving a threat recently at Camden schools. A Twitter threat describing a potential school shooting has been made to all Bayonne Public Schools. "Postings like this cause much anguish and concern for parents, students and staff", Wanko said in a letter to parents. Eyewitness News will update this story as more information becomes available and have a report tonight on Eyewitness News at 6 on WUTR. (more...)
Minnesota driver severely beaten after road-rage attack Minnesota driver severely beaten after road-rage attack
- March 05, 2018

According to the Anoka County Sheriff's Office, the incident started on Friday at about 8 p.m. when the victim had to brake suddenly to avoid a "traffic situation" ahead of him while driving in Ham Lake near Broadway and Lexington. This angered the driver behind him, who began to drive aggressively and taunt the victim on the road. "If you find that you have agitated another driver, whether the fault is truly yours or not, do not react or retaliate to the other driver on the road". (more...)
10 militants killed on 14th day of intensive operation Sinai 2018 10 militants killed on 14th day of intensive operation Sinai 2018
- March 05, 2018

The Operation Sinai 2018 counter-terrorist effort, which was launched on 9 February, involves land, naval and air forces, as well as the police and border guards. According to the statement, the Armed Forces destroyed several targets and hideouts of terrorists. Moreover, the forces destroyed a workshop for manufacturing explosive devices and another 39 explosive devices prepared for targeting the troops, the statement said. (more...)
New report details list of Trump officials Robert Mueller is going after New report details list of Trump officials Robert Mueller is going after
- March 05, 2018

According to the Axios report , Mueller is asking to obtain all communications of close Trump confidants, including his lawyer Michael Cohen . According to a subpoena, which NBC News reports was sent to a witness by special counsel Robert Mueller , he want to see emails, text messages, telephone logs and other documents. (more...)
Snow storm heading to MA midweek Snow storm heading to MA midweek
- March 05, 2018

AccuWeather.com is estimating three to six inches of snow mixed with rain for our borough. Strong winds will work out of our area by Wednesday . "Plan on hard travel conditions, including during the evening commute on Wednesday ", the weather service said. (more...)
Bagley named ACC's top rookie, player; Virginia's Bennett top coach Bagley named ACC's top rookie, player; Virginia's Bennett top coach
- March 05, 2018

There were 57 voters - 42 selected media members and all 15 of the conference's coaches - who submitted ballots in the All-ACC vote. Hunter earned a spot on the league's all-freshman team. North Carolina junior Luke Maye was voted the ACC's Most Improved Player. Bagley received 56 of the 57 votes cast for rookie of the year. Clarke, a Virginia Beach native, bounced back after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in February 2017 against U.Va. (more...)
Mehreen Pirzada roped in for Vijay Devarkonda's debut Tamil film Mehreen Pirzada roped in for Vijay Devarkonda's debut Tamil film
- March 05, 2018

To be directed by Anand Shankar of Inkokkadu fame the upcoming bilingual Telugu and Tamil film has Mehreen Pirzada to play the female lead. Confirming the same, the makers tweeted that the shooting for the project will begin on Monday. We shared a good rapport on sets and I was also thinking that if I get a feature film opposite him, it would be great. Mehreen set foot into Tamil cinema a year ago with director Suseenthiran - Sundeep Kishan's Nenjil Thunivirunthaal , which tanked at the ... (more...)
Pakistani ruling party gains control of senate Pakistani ruling party gains control of senate
- March 05, 2018

Total 135 candidates are contesting, including 20 from Pakistan People Party (PPP), 14 from Mutahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), 13 from Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and four from Pak Sarzameen Party. The ROs can instantly hold trials and announce penalties for any person involved in forgery or manipulation of ballot papers. PML-N has not spoken about amending the constitution, but it has been on a collision course with the judiciary since the Supreme Court ousted Sharif from power. (more...)
Gamecocks snap Mississippi State's streak at 32 — COLLEGE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL Gamecocks snap Mississippi State's streak at 32 — COLLEGE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
- March 05, 2018

Mississippi State will now wait to find out where they will play next. The victory is South Carolina's fourth consecutive conference tournament championship and deals Mississippi State their first loss of the season. They won their first conference tournament since 1993 in the Metro. They had won the tournament the previous four years. It had been 337 days since the State women had lost a basketball game. (more...)
CM will chair cabinet meet on Wed: BJP CM will chair cabinet meet on Wed: BJP
- March 05, 2018

Addressing questions from the media for the first time about Parrikar's health since he was admitted to the Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai on February 15, Goa BJP General Secretary Sadanand Shet Tanavade said: "When we met him, we spoke about organisational issues, he is routinely checking files, but he does not meet people, because doctors have advised him rest". (more...)
Yogi Adityanath dismisses BSP-SP tie-up, says Rahul Gandhi BJP's lucky charm Yogi Adityanath dismisses BSP-SP tie-up, says Rahul Gandhi BJP's lucky charm
- March 05, 2018

The bypolls were necessitated after Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya vacated the Gorakhpur and Phulpur seats respectively, following their election to the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council. "BJP has been often criticised that it is a north India but now everyone can see that the party has representatives in Ladakh, Kutch, and in several states in the northeast". (more...)
Death Toll In Shopian Firing Incident Climbs To 5 Death Toll In Shopian Firing Incident Climbs To 5
- March 05, 2018

Three men were killed after the Army opened fire on the mob. Yesterday, the Army claimed to have killed a suspected militant identified as Aamir Malik, a resident of Shopian, who was travelling in a auto with his three alleged accomplices, Suhail Khaleel, Mohammad Shahid Khan and Shahnawaz Wagay. (more...)
China keeps growth target at 6.5 percent, stays focused on financial risks China keeps growth target at 6.5 percent, stays focused on financial risks
- March 05, 2018

China's rubber-stamp parliament kicked off its most significant meeting in a generation on Monday, preparing to offer Xi Jinping a lifetime mandate to mould the Asian giant into a global superpower. A stronger social security system will not only improve the well-being of Chinese people, but also boost individual consumption and reduce the dependence of China's economic growth on exports. (more...)
Only 13 NRA Members Used Discount Delta Withdrew Only 13 NRA Members Used Discount Delta Withdrew
- March 05, 2018

The Georgia NAACP stands behind all of the companies that pulled their support of the N.R.A. following the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida. - Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed a new tax bill into law Friday that fellow Republicans changed to punish Atlanta-based company Delta Airlines for dropping a special deal they offered to members of the National Rifle Association. (more...)

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