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BJP usurped power through proxy in Meghalaya, says Rahul Gandhi BJP usurped power through proxy in Meghalaya, says Rahul Gandhi
- March 06, 2018

Some party insiders admitted that the morale of the party, boosted after the recent victories in by-elections in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh and its performance in Gujarat assembly elections, had been badly dented after the Northeast results. (more...)
Chris Pine journeys across the universe in 'A Wrinkle in Time' Chris Pine journeys across the universe in 'A Wrinkle in Time'
- March 06, 2018

Meg Murry sucks at school. All of this and more is why the upcoming A Wrinkle in Time movie due out this weekend will be judged in part for how it handles the necessary complexities of this particularly cherished YA heroine whose inner battles rage at the center of the classic story's supernatural chaos. (more...)
Paul Allen's team discovers sunken US WWII aircraft carrier USS Lexington Paul Allen's team discovers sunken US WWII aircraft carrier USS Lexington
- March 06, 2018

Allen's team and personal research vessel, the R/V Petrel, continued their exploration and discovered the USS Lexington on Monday about 500 miles off Australia's east coast. Mr Kraft said it had taken about six months of planning to locate the ship. "The Battle of the Coral Sea was notable not only for stopping a Japanese advance but because it was the first naval engagement in history where opposing ships never came within sight of each other", read the statement from Allen. (more...)
Wicklow included 12 hour water restrictions Wicklow included 12 hour water restrictions
- March 06, 2018

Nighttime restrictions or loss, mainly around Dublin, follow a huge increase in demand over the last week. "My concern is there are probably not enough big leaks; it's thousands and thousands of small leaks which will need to be found and repaired in the days, and indeed weeks and even months ahead". (more...)
Local Steel Company Owner Disagrees With New Tariff Local Steel Company Owner Disagrees With New Tariff
- March 06, 2018

He has also threatened to increase taxes on European cars if the EU retaliates against his steel and aluminum tariffs. Lidington said American products could be hit in response to Trump's plan, and the European Union has indicated blue jeans, Harley-Davidson motorbikes and bourbon whisky could be subject to tot-for-tat tariffs. (more...)
What is a customs union? What is a customs union?
- March 06, 2018

Britain's trade minister Liam Fox will warn on Tuesday that staying in a customs union with the European Union after Brexit would leave the country in a worse position than now, calling the prospect "a sellout of Britain's national interests". (more...)
Another coastal storm could bring significant snow midweek Another coastal storm could bring significant snow midweek
- March 06, 2018

Wind gusts of more than 145 km/h (90 mph) downed trees and power lines a day earlier. Almost 50,000 people in the Washington were without power Monday, and some might not have service restored for a few more days. According to a report in Reuters , the Federal Aviation Administration said most passengers became sick and the pilots were on the verge of becoming ill, after a flight which landed at Washington's Dulles International Airport came in through rough turbulence. (more...)
Netanyahu: Air India to fly over Saudi Arabia to and from Israel Netanyahu: Air India to fly over Saudi Arabia to and from Israel
- March 06, 2018

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made the announcement during a briefing Monday at Blair House in Washington DC. However, a spokesperson for Saudi Arabia's General Authority of Civil Aviation was quoted in another media report denying that any such permission was granted to Air India. (more...)
Strong Quakes Shakes North Central Oklahoma Strong Quakes Shakes North Central Oklahoma
- March 06, 2018

The quakes were felt over a large section of Oklahoma, including here in Tulsa. Smaller quakes were reported in the same area early Monday. Computer models from the USGS estimated that as many as 5.2 million people across the region may have felt the natural disaster, including some 17,000 people who could have experienced moderate shaking. (more...)
HRT Financial LLC Purchases Shares of 1200 Sherwin-Williams Co (NYSE:SHW)
- March 06, 2018

The stock decreased 0.15% or $0.58 during the last trading session, reaching $389.66. About 15,481 shares traded. Humana Inc. (HUM) has risen 35.38% since March 5, 2017 and is uptrending. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.21 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.22, from 0.69 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 60 investors sold SHW shares while 210 reduced holdings. (more...)
French FM Visits Iran to Talk Ballistic Missiles and Syria French FM Visits Iran to Talk Ballistic Missiles and Syria
- March 06, 2018

The French foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian , has arrived in Iran to talk with the country's president Hassan Rouhani, Ali Shamkhani, the secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council and the Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, according to Iranian state TV. (more...)
Trump Is Serious About Tariffs Trump Is Serious About Tariffs
- March 06, 2018

Writing at Economics21.org, Levy said if the goal is to meet domestic demand with USA -made steel or aluminum, better to pursue it "through constructive incentives such as improving tax policy, eliminating burdensome regulations and providing incentives to improve efficiencies" instead of "punitive actions and penalties against global producers". (more...)
Saudi crown prince visits Cairo Coptic cathedral Saudi crown prince visits Cairo Coptic cathedral
- March 06, 2018

The main agreement was an amendment to an earlier deal to set up a $16 billion Egyptian-Saudi investment fund between the Egyptian Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation and the Saudi Public Investment Fund "PIF" to inject Saudi investments in a number of projects across the Egypt's governorates. (more...)
At least 25 killed as wedding party truck overturns in Gujarat At least 25 killed as wedding party truck overturns in Gujarat
- March 06, 2018

The injured persons are being rushed to the hospitals in Gujarat's Botad and Bhavnagar for treatment, the police said. Relief and rescue work is now underway. According to reports, the truck was taking a marriage party at the time of the incident. "Saddened by the loss of lives due to a road accident near Ranghola". (more...)
Moscow claims United States trying to interfere in Russian election Moscow claims United States trying to interfere in Russian election
- March 06, 2018

Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to comfortably win the March 18 election to secure another term in office. President Vladimir Putin seeks a second consecutive term and fourth term overall. The United States has no extradition treaty with Moscow and can't compel it to hand over citizens, and a provision in Russia's constitution prohibits extraditing its citizens to foreign countries. (more...)
Over 1.5 million penguins discovered on Antarctic islands by Cape Cod researchers Over 1.5 million penguins discovered on Antarctic islands by Cape Cod researchers
- March 06, 2018

The penguins managed to go undetected for so long because the islands where the birds live are so hard to access that, even in the summer, ice-filled waters surrounding the islands make human visits too treacherous. They live all over the continent, but in recent years, their populations have been dwindling due to climate change. Experts told The Independent that the islands' remote location off the Antarctic Peninsula and the thick sea ice surrounding the colony has helped protect the ... (more...)
The moment when Lenin's statue was brought down in Tripura's Belonia The moment when Lenin's statue was brought down in Tripura's Belonia
- March 06, 2018

The incident came to light at 2.30 pm on Monday when the statue placed at Belonia town in Southern Tripura was brought down by a bulldozer. "What one democratically elected government can do another democratically elected government can undo". (more...)
Italy's populists storm to centre stage in general elections Italy's populists storm to centre stage in general elections
- March 06, 2018

The head of the anti-migrant, euroskeptic League , which emerged from Italy's elections as the largest party in the centre right, said Monday the grouping would be able to govern and markets have no reason to fear. In a bitter personal defeat that appeared unlikely last week, the billionaire media magnate's party looks nearly certain to be overtaken by its ally, the far-right League, which campaigned on a fiercely anti-migrant ticket. (more...)
Tennessee ranked among worst states for women's health, safety Tennessee ranked among worst states for women's health, safety
- March 06, 2018

Paul MN-) Minnesota comes out on top in a recent report ranking the best states for women . It looked at 23-categories including women's healthcare to finances. When it came to economic factors, MA made it to the top 10 for a few factors. Rounding out the top five were CT and New Hampshire. "In 2018, women in some parts of America still get the short end of the stick - even as they outnumber men in most states", according to the report. (more...)
China sets 2018 GDP target at 'around 6.5%' China sets 2018 GDP target at 'around 6.5%'
- March 06, 2018

China has been less vocal till now and has asserted on avoiding a trade war with the United States as the two superpowers have agreed to meet in Beijing to avoid trade tensions although timing of the same is not confirmed yet. The 8.1 per cent increase unveiled Monday is higher than last year's budget allocation, when China upped military spending by 7 per cent over the previous year. (more...)
'Ex-Russian spy' critically ill after suspected exposure to unknown substance 'Ex-Russian spy' critically ill after suspected exposure to unknown substance
- March 06, 2018

Mr Skripal and a woman companion, in her 30s, were both critically ill in intensive care on Monday after they fell ill at a shopping centre in the southern city of Salisbury . Neighbours said that police had turned up at Mr Skripal's house in Salisbury on Sunday evening and had remained there. A British judge wrote in an 2016 report that Litvinenko's death was an assassination carried out by Russia's security services - with the likely approval of President Vladimir Putin. (more...)
Despite meeting with Arun Jaitley, TDP-BJP deadlock over special status continues Despite meeting with Arun Jaitley, TDP-BJP deadlock over special status continues
- March 06, 2018

He had telephonic talk with TDP chief and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu last week after the TDP chose to step up its protest. Delivering an hour-long address with reference to the AP Reorganisation Act 2014, he added how the Government of India still has to fulfil several promises of Special Category Status (SCS). (more...)
Trump Trade War - Decisive actions needed - European Aluminium
- March 06, 2018

According to Alex Eggert, director of the European Steel Association (Eurofer), transatlantic steel exports from Europe could decline by between "20 and 25 million tons" as a effect. European Union officials said they would retaliate with new tariffs on United States goods, including Harley-Davidson motorbikes, bourbon whiskey and Levi's jeans. (more...)
China to increase military spending by 8.1% in 2018 China to increase military spending by 8.1% in 2018
- March 06, 2018

But China kept its 2018 economic growth target at around 6.5 percent, said Li, the same as in 2017, despite exceeding that year's target. The country will promote the healthy development of online shopping and express delivery services. China aims to reduce its poor rural population by more than 10 million this year, including relocating 2.8 million of them out of inhospitable areas, as the clock ticks on a political promise to lift all Chinese out of poverty by 2020. (more...)
Russian spy critically ill in United Kingdom after 'unknown substance' exposure Russian spy critically ill in United Kingdom after 'unknown substance' exposure
- March 06, 2018

Police confirmed Monday that a man in his 60s and a woman in her 30s had been found unconscious on a bench on Sunday in the city of Salisbury. Mr Skripal, a former colonel within Russian military intelligence, was sentenced to 13 years in prison in 2006. (more...)
Top 5 Oscar Moments You Need to See Top 5 Oscar Moments You Need to See
- March 06, 2018

McDormand won for her role as a rage-filled mother seeking justice for her daughter in " Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri ". But both of those movies were also released several months before any other nominee. Though Best Adapted Screenplay could have gone to any one of the nominees, prevailing wisdom predicted a win for James Ivory , who, at 89, has been nominated for an Oscar multiple times, but never brought home the statue. (more...)
President Trump's Video Game Violence Meeting Set for Thursday President Trump's Video Game Violence Meeting Set for Thursday
- March 06, 2018

Instead, the video game industry set up the Entertainment Software Association , which functions as "an independent regulatory body to avoid government interference", much like the Motion Picture Association of America self-regulates for movies, said Jenkins. (more...)
In Texas GOP Primary, It's Who Can Love Trump The Most In Texas GOP Primary, It's Who Can Love Trump The Most
- March 06, 2018

Of the total early vote Democratic turnout, only 67 percent was from people who regularly participate in the party's primary. GOP voting is up 16 percent from this point a year ago, and Democratic turnout has more than doubled. On the Democratic side, there are nine candidates . And almost a quarter of Democrats who cast early ballots were new voters who just registered in the past two years. (more...)
SC justices 'not ganging up' on Sereno - Carpio SC justices 'not ganging up' on Sereno - Carpio
- March 06, 2018

The House panel members are expected to vote soon on whether there is probable cause to proceed with the complaint, and transmit the case to the Senate for trial. "Unfortunately, for respondent Sereno, she flunked the test of integrity when she failed to file". "We would have thought that the removal of the chief justice, the possible removal of the chief justice would be confined to legislative branch since after all its only branch given by the Constitution with that power", Fajardo said. (more...)
Mourinho happy with Rashford development Mourinho happy with Rashford development
- March 06, 2018

The channel already has two former Premier League players as presenters: ex-Manchester United goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel and former Liverpool striker Stan Collymore. "So it's up to Gareth Southgate". Mourinho has spoken to Southgate and told the Three Lions boss to pick him if he still trusts him. There are concerns that Rashford's lack of playing time could affect his role in the England team at the World Cup in Russian Federation this summer. (more...)

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