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'Normalising ties': Top Pakistan diplomat to hold talks with Trump officials 'Normalising ties': Top Pakistan diplomat to hold talks with Trump officials
- March 06, 2018

The Foreign Secretary's week-long stay in Washington is scheduled to hold talks with senior White House and State Department officials. 'The Foreign Secretary is visiting tomorrow and she will be holding meetings with counterparts and government, ' said Wells at a news conference here. (more...)
Indonesian Villagers Killed Rare Tiger Because They Believed It Was a Shapeshifter Indonesian Villagers Killed Rare Tiger Because They Believed It Was a Shapeshifter
- March 06, 2018

The tiger was sleeping under a resident's stilt house when it was repeatedly attacked with a spear, The Jakarta Post reported. According to the IUCN Red List , the Sumatran tiger is critically endangered-a label it has kept for two decades. (more...)
Students and staff evacuate Nathan Hale High School after bomb threat call Students and staff evacuate Nathan Hale High School after bomb threat call
- March 06, 2018

Gutierrez was accused of advising a student to not go to school on Monday while gesturing like he was grabbing the handle of the gun tucked into the waistband of his trousers. The school resource officers help handle safety issues, create coordinated emergency plans and train staff. "School officials told police that several students were reporting rumors they were hearing, which were alarming in nature, involving threats of violence against the school", Smith said. (more...)
Florida state Senate votes against arming most classroom teachers Florida state Senate votes against arming most classroom teachers
- March 06, 2018

This time is different: the young people of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School responded courageously and immediately. Haverhill High joins many schools across the state and nationwide for the impromptu day of remembrance, which falls on the one month anniversary of the school shooting . (more...)
Equities Analysts Offer Predictions for Newell Brands Inc's FY2019 Earnings (NWL) Equities Analysts Offer Predictions for Newell Brands Inc's FY2019 Earnings (NWL)
- March 06, 2018

It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.The move comes after 9 months positive chart setup for the $694.60 million company. The legal version of this news story can be read at https://www.equitiesfocus.com/2018/03/03/newell-brands-nwl-raised-to-buy-at-vetr.html. (more...)
Another special session on taxes in the works Another special session on taxes in the works
- March 06, 2018

House Republican leaders favor sales taxes, while Democrats, particularly the Black Caucus, prefer income taxes. Legislative Black Caucus members and other Democrats had opposed Dwight's bill, which would have raised $290 million, out of concern that a sales tax increase would hurt poor people disproportionately. (more...)
Italy's populist parties rule the day, but will they rule? Italy's populist parties rule the day, but will they rule?
- March 06, 2018

This biggest group in parliament is still short of an absolute majority. A rightist alliance including former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi's Forza Italia (Go Italy!) emerged with the biggest bloc of votes, ahead of the anti-system 5-Star Movement, which saw its support soar to become Italy's largest single party. (more...)
Russian cargo plane has crashed in Syria, killing all 32 people onboard Russian cargo plane has crashed in Syria, killing all 32 people onboard
- March 06, 2018

There were 26 passengers and 6 crew, the ministry said. The military said preliminary reports indicated the deadly crash was caused by a technical error. Six crew and 26 passengers died, they reported. The plane crashed just 500 meters (1,600 feet) from the runway at the airbase that Russian Federation leases from Syria near the Mediterranean coast. (more...)
Turkey to set up camps for 170000 people near Syria's Idlib Turkey to set up camps for 170000 people near Syria's Idlib
- March 06, 2018

On Jan. 20, Turkey launched Operation Olive Branch to clear YPG/PKK and ISIL terrorists from Afrin, northwestern Syria. Many were still under the rubble, which might raise the number of victims, the monitor added. "It is unacceptable", Bozdag said. Turkey has said the cease-fire resolution does not apply to the YPG and has rejected Western calls for it to implement the truce. (more...)
France to set age of consent at 15 following rape outcry France to set age of consent at 15 following rape outcry
- March 06, 2018

France is to set the legal age of consent at 15 after outrage when two men were cleared of rape involving two 11-year-old girls. Announcing the plan yesterday, the country's Equality Minister Marlene Schiappa said the government had made a decision to introduce a minimum age of consent at the recommendation of a panel of experts and after public consultations. (more...)
South Korean Delegation Visits North Korea for High-Profile Talks South Korean Delegation Visits North Korea for High-Profile Talks
- March 06, 2018

Kim will meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in for a summit along their shared border at the end of April, the statement said, adding that North Korea was ready to suspend weapons tests and hold candid talks with the United States to normalize relations. (more...)
Tripura: Most favoured candidate, BJP Leader Biplab Deb to be CM now
- March 06, 2018

Sunil Doedhar, the BJP's prabhari for Tripura, was Deb's trainer in the RSS and the veteran, KN Govindacharya, his mentor in the outfit. "The governor has appointed me the chief minister of the state", Deb said. IPFT chief NC Debbarma also demanded that the chief minister be chosen from the indigenous MLAs. BJP won 43 seats in the statecand the Left 16 seats. (more...)
CPI(M) alleges BJP unleashing violence against its cadres in Tripura CPI(M) alleges BJP unleashing violence against its cadres in Tripura
- March 06, 2018

Pinarayi also said that CPM's foundation is so strong among people in Tripura and a single defeat can't erase it. Singh asked the governor and the DGP to check all kinds of violence and ensure peace till a new government is installed in Tripura, the home ministry official said. (more...)
(NYSE:JPM) is AGF Investments Inc.'s 4th Largest Position
- March 06, 2018

Fort Pitt Capital Group LLC now owns 9,084 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $830,000 after purchasing an additional 37 shares in the last quarter. That puts total institutional holdings at 2,551,332,084 shares, according to SEC filings. Moreover, Capstone Advisors has 2.53% invested in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (more...)
Sam Nunberg: Sarah Huckabee Sanders 'Should Shut Her Fat Mouth' Sam Nunberg: Sarah Huckabee Sanders 'Should Shut Her Fat Mouth'
- March 06, 2018

You know what I was offended by was that Erin Burnett begged me to go on her show, and I think that Erin Burnett asked that question because earlier in the interview, I said Sarah Huckabee [Sanders] should shut her fat mouth. During the White House press briefing , she said: "I definitely think he doesn't know that for sure because he's incorrect". Many of these epic lapses occurred under the Obama administration, but President Trump has vowed to straighten up the mess. (more...)
" "6" to 16" of snow possible Wednesday
- March 06, 2018

State transportation officials advised against travel in parts of the upper Midwest, and a 211-mile stretch of Interstate 90 in southeastern South Dakota was shut down. Among them were Williston State College and University of Mary. "Safety is always the key factor", UND spokesman Peter Johnson said. "The big problem is that the storm this week is coming so soon after the destructive storm from last Friday ", Sosnowski said. (more...)
World's oldest-known 'message in a bottle' found off WA coast World's oldest-known 'message in a bottle' found off WA coast
- March 06, 2018

Tonya Illman was walking across sand dunes just north of Wedge Island, 180 kilometres north of Perth, when she noticed something sticking out of the sand. The message is dated June 12, 1886. WORLD'S OLDEST MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE WASHES UP NORTH OF LANCELINOn Sunday January 21st, 2018, Lancelin resident Tonya... (more...)
Most in Wisconsin favor universal background checks for gun buyers Most in Wisconsin favor universal background checks for gun buyers
- March 06, 2018

And almost half, 44% of those who were polled say they don't know who they will vote for, which Franklin says is not unusual with the primary less than five months away. That's down slightly from 50 percent in May 2012. Fourty-seven percent of voters approve of Walker's job performance, while 47 percent disapprove. Evers is the only candidate who has won statewide office, having been elected head of the Department of Public Instruction three times since 2009, and he also raised the most in ... (more...)
Mayawati to back SP's strongest 'anti-BJP candidate' in UP bypolls Mayawati to back SP's strongest 'anti-BJP candidate' in UP bypolls
- March 06, 2018

The stakes are high, considering in the 2017 UP Assembly elections BJP won 325 seats out of the 403. Chief Mayawati refuted the reports of alliance with Samajwadi Party (SP), but said her cadres will vote to defeat the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) candidates in Phulpur and Gorakhpur by-elections. (more...)
Summit League features 2 all SD Finals Summit League features 2 all SD Finals
- March 06, 2018

On the season, South Dakota basketball averages 81.0 points, 37.5 rebounds and 13.5 assists per game. The semifinal victory puts the Jackrabbits in Tuesday night's title game in which the victor earns the league's automatic ticket to the NCAA tournament. (more...)
Jared Kushner Is a Jared Kushner Is a "Dead Man Walking" In The White House
- March 06, 2018

Trump has repeatedly denied there was any collusion. As the Intercept notes, this was not the first time Jared's dad solicited money from the Qataris; in another instance, shortly after the 2016 election, Charles Kushner tried to get Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim al Thani , a rich and powerful businessman and former foreign minister and prime minister of Qatar, to invest in 666. (more...)
50K without power as nor'easter heads to HV 50K without power as nor'easter heads to HV
- March 06, 2018

The New York declaration covers Hudson Valley counties including Westchester, Dutchess, Putnam and Sullivan, Cuomo said in an emailed statement Sunday. The damage came from strong winds that brought down power lines, utility poles and trees. As of 7 p.m. Sunday, Con Edison reported about 49,000 customers without electricity, many in the White Plains area. (more...)
Police launch preliminary investigation into sexual assault allegations against Gov. An Police launch preliminary investigation into sexual assault allegations against Gov. An
- March 06, 2018

Kim Ji-eun appeared on a JTBC news programme on Monday evening, where she made her allegations public. But there was a public outcry in January when Seo Ji-hyeon, a public prosecutor, said she was groped at a funeral in 2010. "It is all my fault". "I ask for forgiveness for my stupid action.it was all my fault". An, who is married, said he did have intercourse with Kim, but his office claimed it was consensual. (more...)
Iran pushes Europe to pressure USA on nuclear deal Iran pushes Europe to pressure USA on nuclear deal
- March 06, 2018

French foreign minister is scheduled to visit Iran next Monday to hold talks with senior Iranian officials. Despite French leaders' criticism over the missile program, French companies, including oil giant Total SA, have entered into deals with Iranian companies. (more...)
Fire breaks out in Mumbai metal godown Fire breaks out in Mumbai metal godown
- March 06, 2018

As it is a congested area, people living in the nearby residential buildings have been evacuated as a safety precaution. Casualties & damage: No casualties have been reported as of publishing this report. (2:10 pm) The blaze has been brought under control and cooling operations are underway. The fire caused thick black smoke in the area. Last week, a fire also broke out in a chemical factory in Asalfa village in Ghatkopar, a central Mumbai suburb. (more...)
North Reading first responders save the day for choking pooch North Reading first responders save the day for choking pooch
- March 06, 2018

The puppy was unable to breathe, the Boston Globe reports. Uniformed officers can then be seen rushing out to examine the puppy and provide help. A distraught Vitale can be seen pacing up and down the hallway as her sweatshirt-wearing friend cradles the puppy, named Bodhi, in his arms. (more...)
Buhari's Visit To Taraba, Others State, An After thought- Fayose Buhari's Visit To Taraba, Others State, An After thought- Fayose
- March 06, 2018

He said the President is more interested in his reelection in 2019 and wishes to visit those state to canvass for votes and not to sympathize with people on their loses. "In view of recent terrorist attacks, criminal activities and communal clashes in some States leading to tragic loss of lives and kidnapping of 110 schoolgirls, President Muhammadu Buhari immediately tasked the Armed Forces and other Security agencies to compile comprehensive reports on the various incidents", the presidency ... (more...)
United States aircraft carrier Carl Vinson makes historic port call in Vietnam United States aircraft carrier Carl Vinson makes historic port call in Vietnam
- March 06, 2018

In a telephone briefing on Tuesday, one day after a USA aircraft carrier called at a Vietnamese port for the first time in more than 40 years, Sawyer reiterated Washington's commitment to a "free and open" Indo-Pacific, and stressed that the navy would continue to operate based on the principle of freedom of navigation, in line with worldwide laws. (more...)
Sri Lanka imposes curfew in city after clashes Sri Lanka imposes curfew in city after clashes
- March 06, 2018

At least two mosques and four shops were attacked and set on fire, according to police sources. "Now, the Police and Army personnel had been deployed to respective areas to beef up security", he said. Curfew imposed in Sri Lanka hill capital after Sinhala - Muslim clashes flare Mon, Mar 5, 2018, 07:17 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. (more...)
Trump approves Arkansas Medicaid work requirements Trump approves Arkansas Medicaid work requirements
- March 06, 2018

Arkansas's waiver would require beneficiaries to work, participate in job training or job search activities for at least 80 hours per month as a condition of receiving Medicaid, the government health insurance program for the poor and disabled. (more...)

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