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International Women's Day 2018: #PressforProgress International Women's Day 2018: #PressforProgress
- March 06, 2018

Each year International Women's Day sees thousands of events global gatherings, conferences, awards, exhibitions, festivals, fun runs, corporate events, concert performances, speaking events, online digital gatherings and more . The idea to make the day an worldwide event came from Clara Zetkin at an global Conference of Working Women in Copenhagen in 1910. The first ever National Women's Day was celebrated on February 28, 1909, which was organized by the Socialist Party of America. (more...)
Dating app Bumble bans profile photos with guns Dating app Bumble bans profile photos with guns
- March 06, 2018

The dating app Bumble banned guns in photos in response to the Parkland shooting. "As mass shootings continue to devastate communities across the country, it's time to state unequivocally that gun violence is not in line with our values, nor do these weapons belong on Bumble", the company said . (more...)
State Bar Apologizes After Emailing Boobs to Every Lawyer in Utah State Bar Apologizes After Emailing Boobs to Every Lawyer in Utah
- March 06, 2018

It was sent in an email with the subject line "2018 Spring Convention Walk-Ins Welcome!" Matt Page, the communications director, told Salt Lake Tribune that the advertising email had been created "in-house" but it's unclear who attached the nude image and for what goal. (more...)
Syria war: 'Chlorine attack' on besieged Eastern Ghouta Syria war: 'Chlorine attack' on besieged Eastern Ghouta
- March 06, 2018

Hours earlier, a senior United Nations official accompanying the convoy said he was "not happy" to hear loud shelling near the crossing point into eastern Ghouta despite an agreement that the aid would be delivered in safety. Armed groups there, one of them made up of fighters from Al-Qaeda's ex-affiliate, have been firing mortar rounds and rockets on adjacent neighbourhoods of Damascus, killing around 20 civilians in two weeks. (more...)
CBSE UGC NET 2018 online registration starts today, how to apply CBSE UGC NET 2018 online registration starts today, how to apply
- March 06, 2018

CBSE had earlier announced in a notification that UGC NET July 2018 examination would be held on July 8 in 84 subjects at 91 selected examination centres spread across the country. In it is advised for all the candidates to go through the detailed notification of UGC NET 2018. Those interested in applying should possess at least 55 per cent marks in master's degree or equivalent examination from a recognised universities/institutions. (more...)
Shopian bloodbath: Killing of civilians highly deplorable, says Tarigami Shopian bloodbath: Killing of civilians highly deplorable, says Tarigami
- March 06, 2018

Locals including the victim families however refuted the army version and said four people killed in the incident were civilians. Lone said the "mysterious" circumstances in which his son's body was found in the Maruti Wagon-R vehicle has raised many questions. (more...)
With Capitol at capacity, pay raise committee to meet With Capitol at capacity, pay raise committee to meet
- March 06, 2018

Senate members wish to give them and all state employees a 4 percent raise. House Bill 4019, the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Bill, was advanced to the House floor by a unanimous vote of the committee. "I do think we will come to some resolve". But the raises of $5,000 per year for the next four years were also the amount that their Senate counterparts would agree to, she said. (more...)
Getty Realty Corp. (GTY) added to 28 new portfolios
- March 06, 2018

Lasalle Investment Management Securities Llc who had been investing in Sl Green Realty Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $9.34B market cap company. CVX's profit will be $2.87B for 18.61 P/E if the $1.50 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.60 actual EPS reported by SL Green Realty Corp. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 3.12% EPS growth. (more...)
Coptic Church says Saudi crown prince 'disturbs roots of regional extremism' Coptic Church says Saudi crown prince 'disturbs roots of regional extremism'
- March 06, 2018

The Crown Prince paid tribute to the role of the Copts in stabilizing Egypt and standing with the issues of the Arab and Islamic nation. "Our relationship is so strong that the talks will be broad and wide ranging". "British ingenuity and British technology and British know-how is not going to change whether you're part of the European Union or not part of the European Union". (more...)
Senate Intel Panel Plans To Question Reddit, Tumblr Over Russian Meddling Senate Intel Panel Plans To Question Reddit, Tumblr Over Russian Meddling
- March 06, 2018

However, the company warned that the battle against state-sponsored misinformation was no black and white affair. According to The Washington Post , Senate Intel staffers are soon holding a meeting with Tumblr and are seeking additional information from Reddit after website officials said Monday that the company shut down hundreds of accounts in 2015 and 2016 that they deemed suspicious. (more...)
USA speaks on Nigeria's 2019 elections, reveals plans USA speaks on Nigeria's 2019 elections, reveals plans
- March 06, 2018

This was said by the US Department of State during a briefing on the first trip of Rex Tillerson , U.S. secretary of state, to Africa. The brief pointed out that the USA was interested in a peaceful transition in 2019. George Weah in Liberia is encouraging. It also listed holding governments accountable to the people as one of its major focus. While absent from the State Department's official announcement of Tillerson's visit, recent reports have cited rising Chinese influence in Africa ... (more...)
Olga Perkovic, 50, who died with her son in the tragic accident Olga Perkovic, 50, who died with her son in the tragic accident
- March 06, 2018

Spotting the gloves beside the vacation condo, the passerby took a closer look and made a horrifying discovery. The Alpine County Sheriff's Department said that Olga Perkovic, 50, of San Francisco and her son Aaron Goodstein had been skiing in Kirkwood, which is in the Sierra Nevada near the state line. (more...)
'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?
- 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 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...)

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