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'Crunch is looming' for oil supplies 'Crunch is looming' for oil supplies
- March 07, 2018

They cite this risk as a reason to keep oil prices high. In this case, lower oil prices will result from increasing oversupply, which is a natural outcome in such situations. The shale oil production in the United States has been booming over the recent months. Naphtha is made by oil refineries processing crude, but other petrochemical feedstocks - ethane or liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) - are processed outside traditional oil refineries. (more...)
Admit doping or risk expulsion — IAAF tell Russian Federation Admit doping or risk expulsion — IAAF tell Russian Federation
- March 07, 2018

Russian officials have repeatedly said they will not accept the findings, however, leaving RUSADA's reinstatement at an impasse. This included a plan for this year "that shows an adequate amount of testing" and fixing legal issues which now prevent athletics coaches from being provisionally banned. (more...)
Florida passes gun restrictions after deadly school shooting Florida passes gun restrictions after deadly school shooting
- March 06, 2018

Still, Democrats argued it still could allow teachers who perform other duties, like coaching, and other school personnel to take part in the program. Sen. President Joe Negron, R-Stuart, said Monday that the Senate will increase resources for school safety and security and for preventing those with mental illness from accessing guns. (more...)
Charged In Party Slaying, Victim In Bulletproof Vest Charged In Party Slaying, Victim In Bulletproof Vest
- March 06, 2018

At some point during the party, the victim, now identified as Daniel Barber, put on a bulletproof vest. Detective Holbrook adds, "We haven't done any forensics yet to know if the bullet went through the vest, skipped it or missed the panel or something like that". (more...)
Former Russian spy critically ill in the United Kingdom after 'exposure to substance' Former Russian spy critically ill in the United Kingdom after 'exposure to substance'
- March 06, 2018

Skripal was convicted in Russia of spying for Britain's MI6 intelligence agency and was sentenced in 2006 for betraying Russian agents to British intelligence. If the incident was indeed foul play, "anybody could be behind it, including North Korea", Sutyagin said, adding that the recent negative media coverage makes an attack by Russian security services particularly "ill-timed". (more...)
Trump's shifting stance on guns leaves lawmakers baffled Trump's shifting stance on guns leaves lawmakers baffled
- March 06, 2018

According to a New York Times story, Trump has assured his daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law Jared Kushner that he wants them to continue working at the White House , even as he has been leaning on his chief of staff John Kelly to show them out. (more...)
TN should put pressure on Centre on Cauvery issue: CPI TN should put pressure on Centre on Cauvery issue: CPI
- March 06, 2018

However, minutes thereafter, minister D Jayakumar told the reporters that Modi had not refused but only wanted the delegation to meet the minister concerned first. Stalin also said the Chief Minister told him that they could wait till March 5 and if there was no communication, he assured that the House will be convened on March 8. (more...)
Periyar statue vandalised in Vellore, 2 arrested
- March 06, 2018

Two people were arrested in connection with the incident. The statue was reportedly in front a government building. One among the apprehended is a BJP worker, the police claimed, while the other belongs to the CPI. Vice President of BJP Youth wing in the state SG Suryah in what appears to be an indirect reference to the act of vandalism against the Periyar statue in Vellore, tweeted around 11:30 pm today: "For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction; sometimes instant, sometimes ... (more...)
Munroe Bergdorf Steps Down From LGBT+ Panel Munroe Bergdorf Steps Down From LGBT+ Panel
- March 06, 2018

Some people however were not happy about Bergdorf's position, following controversy past year when she was dropped by L'Oreal after claims she posted racist comments online. The former model - who became the first ever transgender model before being sacked from L'Oreal - announced her resignation from the board earlier today, citing widespread online abuse as the reason she made a decision to stand down. (more...)
Burkina Faso probes deadly extremist attacks, gets French help Burkina Faso probes deadly extremist attacks, gets French help
- March 06, 2018

Security Minister Clement Sawadogo says the attack on the army installation narrowly missed a meeting of top officers, which would have beheaded the military leadership. AQIM merged with other local jihadist groups a year ago to form JNIM. A group of French investigators arrived in Ouagadougou on Saturday to help the Burkinabe authorities. (more...)
Victorian batsman Pucovski hit by Sean Abbott bouncer Victorian batsman Pucovski hit by Sean Abbott bouncer
- March 06, 2018

Pucovski, who made his List A debut past year, has a history of concussions. He was making his first-class debut and while fielding at mid-off - on his birthday - he was struck on the head by a ball that deviated off an uneven outfield. Pucovski was able to walk from the field the help of medical staff. "We've got to just have a wider conversation maybe somewhere down the track as to his general health leading into the future", said the Victorian general manager on the cricket's health in a ... (more...)
Foster leading DUP delegation to meet Barnier
- March 06, 2018

The legal text unveiled last week did not fairly reflect a joint report agreed between the European commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker, and Theresa May last December, it was claimed. "Despite the uncertainty, Irish companies can and should take immediate action to mitigate potential risks and position themselves to take advantage of opportunities - actions that will increase their resilience and make good business sense irrespective of Brexit ", Enterprise Ireland said in a tender ... (more...)
Ex-Aide Insults Trump, Defies Mueller in Bizarre Interviews Ex-Aide Insults Trump, Defies Mueller in Bizarre Interviews
- March 06, 2018

Nunberg said repeatedly throughout his day of interviews that he was anxious Mueller was attempting to build a case against Stone, whom he considers a "mentor" and "like a father". "We are fully cooperating with the office of the special counsel". Nunberg, if he refuses to comply with the order, could face up to 18 months in federal prison, according to CNN . (more...)
Italy's League, 5-Star vie for power after inconclusive vote Italy's League, 5-Star vie for power after inconclusive vote
- March 06, 2018

Voters in Italy delivered a strong rebuke of establishment politicians and the European Union status quo on Sunday, as populist and right-wing parties featured prominently in the country's 2018 election results . Despite overseeing a modest economic recovery, the ruling centre-left coalition came a distant third, hit by widespread anger over persistent poverty, high unemployment and an influx of more than 600,000 migrants over the past four years. (more...)
The Guardian view on Italian elections The Guardian view on Italian elections
- March 06, 2018

The anti-immigrant League party and the anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) each claimed Sunday's vote gave them a mandate to lead the nation of 60 million. A key market gauge of long-term expectations on Monday dipped below 1.70 percent to its lowest level this year. The Democratic Party was focused on Europe, with somewhat predictable results. (more...)
Stock On the Run: Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO)
- March 06, 2018

It has underperformed by 12.66% the S&P500. Cts Corporation (NYSE:CTS) had a decrease of 8.23% in short interest. 115.55 million shares or 1.25% more from 114.12 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. The rating was maintained by Drexel Hamilton on Thursday, August 18 with "Buy". As per Wednesday, June 15, the company rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs. (more...)
Inexperience didn't stop me, Brian Mulroney says in defence of daughter Caroline Inexperience didn't stop me, Brian Mulroney says in defence of daughter Caroline
- March 06, 2018

Elliott, who is making her third run to be party leader, is promising to keep most of the platform laid out in "The People's Guarantee" developed under former leader Patrick Brown, who quit amid sexual misconduct allegations, sparking this unprecedented leadership run-off that ends on March 10. (more...)
Flights halted in Japan as Shinmoedake Bond film volcano erupts Flights halted in Japan as Shinmoedake Bond film volcano erupts
- March 06, 2018

Some lava was also spotted rising from the inside of the crater, which is situated on Japan's southernmost main island of Kyushum. The agency had already been restricting access to Mt. Entry to the 4,660-foot-high volcano was restricted. Some 65 flights were cancelled, NHK added. The powerful eruption of Mount Shinmoe, which straddles Kagoshima and Miyazaki prefectures, is seen from a Mainichi Shimbun helicopter on March 6, 2018. (more...)
Michelle Obama Meets Parker, the Little Girl Who Loved Her Official Portrait Michelle Obama Meets Parker, the Little Girl Who Loved Her Official Portrait
- March 06, 2018

On Tuesday, the former First Lady of the United States shared a photo with the adorable 2-year-old who thought she was "a queen" after seeing her official portrait at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington , D.C. "As a female and as a girl of color, It's really important that I show her people who look like her that are doing unbelievable things and are making history so that she knows she can do it". (more...)
Trade Wars Are Destructive. Of Course Trump Wants One Trade Wars Are Destructive. Of Course Trump Wants One
- March 06, 2018

While the tariffs are targeted more at China, other countries may be affected. Many economists say that instead of increasing employment, price increases for consumers of steel and aluminum such as the auto and oil industries will destroy more United States jobs than they create. (more...)
Oscars 2018: All the best and worst looks from the red carpet Oscars 2018: All the best and worst looks from the red carpet
- March 06, 2018

Toward the end of the Red Carpet show, E! switched the focus off Seacrest and on to co-host Giuliana Rancic as the bigger stars began to arrive. However, it's E! and they wanted to use Seacrest as host because that is what he does. It had an oversized bow. The women who did speak out were met with cheers from the audience, which is the same group of people who vote for the Oscars , so the ball is in their court. (more...)
Ex-Russian Spy Critically Ill After 'Unknown Substance' Exposure Ex-Russian Spy Critically Ill After 'Unknown Substance' Exposure
- March 06, 2018

Temporary Assistant Chief Constable Craig Holden said that the pair were believed to have been known to each other and were in a critical condition . A 2016 report issued by a British judge concluded that Litvinenko's death was an assassination likely approved by President Vladimir Putin. Skripal was convicted in 2006 in Russian Federation on charges of spying for Britain and sentenced to 13 years but was freed in 2010 in a U.S. (more...)
Top US intel official says White House actively engaged on election security Top US intel official says White House actively engaged on election security
- March 06, 2018

Though he called it likely that Russian Federation will interfere in the 2018 midterm elections, America's director of national intelligence refused Tuesday to tell Congress whether President Trump has ordered him to stop such activity. Coats said he would cooperate with that review. "It has not changed the calculus or the behavior on behalf of the Russians", Rogers said about the USA response to Russia's cyber threat to date. (more...)
Trump mocks Oscars low ratings in tweetstorm, addresses White House 'chaos' Trump mocks Oscars low ratings in tweetstorm, addresses White House 'chaos'
- March 06, 2018

Ivanka Trump, meanwhile, frequently champions herself as an advocate for women and families, but it's unclear what exactly she's accomplished on those fronts. Kushner's business dealings have received intense scrutiny under the Russian Federation investigation, and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly gave approval to downgrade his security clearance level - a crackdown that the power couple allegedly perceives as a direct shot. (more...)
Situation in Colombo normal, India to go ahead withT20 tri-series: BCCI Situation in Colombo normal, India to go ahead withT20 tri-series: BCCI
- March 06, 2018

Muslims make up about 10% of Sri Lanka's population, while the mainly Buddhist Sinhalese population constitute almost three-quarters of the island state's 21 million people. The outbreak followed the death of a Sinhalese man believed to have been killed by a group of Muslims, following growing tensions between the groups across the a year ago. (more...)
North Korea agrees to impose moratorium on nuclear missile tests North Korea agrees to impose moratorium on nuclear missile tests
- March 06, 2018

During this week's visit, a senior Blue House official said North Korea was informed it was not feasible to postpone the joint military drills between South Korea and the United States again and that Kim Jong Un acknowledged the situation. (more...)
Migos Sued For Inciting A Riot, Back In 2015 Migos Sued For Inciting A Riot, Back In 2015
- March 06, 2018

Spin has reached out to Migos' team for comment. Migos is accused of showing up to the venue almost three hours late and then aggravating the crowd by refusing to a do a meet-and-greet despite fans paying for it. The Alt , the local alt-weekly that broke the news, said that the Grammy-nominated group is also being sued by Sharome Ross, who claims that as a concertgoer he "was attacked and assaulted by persons who were in attendance at the same show". (more...)
Myanmar Continues Its 'Campaign of Terror and Forced Starvation' Against Rohingya Myanmar Continues Its 'Campaign of Terror and Forced Starvation' Against Rohingya
- March 06, 2018

Gilmour said the ongoing violence makes it impossible to send Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh back to Myanmar . Bangladesh and Myanmar signed an agreement to start repatriating the Rohingya refugees at the end of January but the deal was suspended at the last minute by the Dhaka government. (more...)
Florida Senate passes bill raising age to buy guns, banning bump stocks Florida Senate passes bill raising age to buy guns, banning bump stocks
- March 06, 2018

The bill also includes $67 million for a "school marshal program" - named the Coach Aaron Feis Guardian Program, one of the 17 victims who died in the February 14 mass shooting - that would allow school employees to carry concealed weapons on campuses after completing 132 hours of training under the auspices of a sheriff's department. (more...)
Thane shocker: Man shot dead, girlfriend raped Thane shocker: Man shot dead, girlfriend raped
- March 06, 2018

Suddenly, the robber approached them and threatened them with a gun, demanding that they hand over their cash and phones. "When the couple was returning back at around 7:30 pm, the unidentified men chased them on the bike and demanded money". (more...)

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