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Gov. Kate Brown signs gun control bill into law Gov. Kate Brown signs gun control bill into law
- March 07, 2018

The measure was introduced before the February 14, Florida shooting, but Brown emphasized the bloodshed as she lobbied the Oregon Legislature for passage and signed the bill. "Today marks an important milestone, but we know we have more to do. It's long past time we hold the White House and Congress accountable", said Brown. (more...)
East Coast braces for another storm days after powerful nor'easter East Coast braces for another storm days after powerful nor'easter
- March 07, 2018

The Weather Channel has named the storm Winter Storm Quinn. Six to 12 inches of snow is expected on Wednesday for much of the region. Workers in a coastal MA town hit particularly hard by last week's nor'easter were working frantically to head off further damage from another severe storm coming this week. (more...)
Arizona State vs Colorado basketball Arizona State vs Colorado basketball
- March 07, 2018

The Wildcats are also 24-7 overall. "I'm just really disappointed in our consistency", coach Dana Altman said. Arizona State vs Colorado live stream is on PAC12 stream. Washington State is 3-3 and pretty uneven since they snapped out of that seven-game losing streak. But they have also had some high highs, beating Arizona and UCLA on their home court, making them a wild card. (more...)
Sierra Leone: Police mount investigation on alleged ballot theft on election eve Sierra Leone: Police mount investigation on alleged ballot theft on election eve
- March 07, 2018

Sierra Leone's economy is in a poor state following the twin shocks of the 2014-16 Ebola crisis and a drop in commodity prices on its highly export-dependent economy. "We have been able to draw people from across the religious, ethnic and regional spectrum". President Weah urged the people of Sierra Leone to emulate the good example of Liberia, who after almost 14 years of civil war realized peace is the true path to development. (more...)
PNB scam: CBI arrests vice prez of Gitanjali Group PNB scam: CBI arrests vice prez of Gitanjali Group
- March 07, 2018

The CISF detained Chitalia after his flight from Bangkok landed at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in the early hours of Tuesday and handed him over to the CBI. He was directly in touch with the deputy manager of the Punjab National Bank , Gokulnath Shetty who was recently arrested by the CBI. He is also privy to the modalities for putting through the said transactions along with Mehul Choksi who has fled the country and is evading the process of law.' The CBI ... (more...)
Political parties leaders criticise Sri Sri Ravi Shankar over Syria remark Political parties leaders criticise Sri Sri Ravi Shankar over Syria remark
- March 07, 2018

Ravi Shankar, whose organisation AOL was fined Rs 5 crore for damaging the Yamuna flood plains by holding a three-day cultural festival, also said that he was open to speaking to the AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi . "In all the four options, either through the court or through the government, the result will be devastating for the nation in general and the Muslim community in particular", he said. (more...)
Lok Sabha adjourned for the day Lok Sabha adjourned for the day
- March 07, 2018

Amid sloganeering, Naidu adjourned the House till 1400 hours saying the government has agreed for debate on all issues the opposition were raising and he has given permission for discussion on issues, including bank fraud, Cauvery river water issue and matters concerning Andhra Pradesh . (more...)
ISIL suspects detained in Turkey's Adana ISIL suspects detained in Turkey's Adana
- March 07, 2018

The arrests come a day after Turkish authorities arrested in the Turkish Black Sea coastal city of Samsun four ISIL suspects, all of whom were Iraqi, in an investigation of a possible plot against the United States embassy in Ankara - forcing the American facility to shut down on Monday. (more...)
SC orders Sereno to comment on OSG petition, junks Lozano plea SC orders Sereno to comment on OSG petition, junks Lozano plea
- March 07, 2018

Sereno faced the cases as she battled impeachment proceedings at the House of Representatives. If congress decides to impeach an official, then the upper house, which now has 23 members, convenes for a trial. The SC is expected to tackle Calida's petition in its regular full court session today with Senior Justice Antonio T. Carpio who is acting Chief Justice since Sereno has gone on indefinite leave since March 1. (more...)
US Embassy in Turkey to resume service after security threat
- March 07, 2018

Aksoy, speaking at a news conference in Ankara , said that Turkey would tell US officials that it expected Washington to take concrete steps on retrieving weapons provided to the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia. Hami Aksoy did not say where the summit will be held. The foreign ministers of Iran, Russia and Turkey are set to meet in Kazakhstan next week as the three countries attempt to move forward with a plan to end almost seven years of war in Syria. (more...)
Petrol bomb thrown at BJP's Coimbatore office Petrol bomb thrown at BJP's Coimbatore office
- March 07, 2018

It was in Tripura that the first incident of a statue being razed surfaced. Earlier, two people have been arrested for allegedly vandalising a Periyar statue at a municipal corporate office in Tamil Nadu's Vellore on Tuesday. This morning, Raja tendered an apology for the post but blamed it on the person who manages his FB account for without his consent. The man accused of throwing a petrol bomb at Bharatiya Janata Party 's office in Coimbatore surrendered before the Police on Wednesday. (more...)
Maersk Line says four missing after container vessel catches fire Maersk Line says four missing after container vessel catches fire
- March 07, 2018

The ship, which is owned by the Danish business conglomerate AP Moller-Maersk, had left Singapore on March 1 and was travelling to Suez. The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) is still trying to put out a massive fire that broke out on a Singapore-flagged vessel in the Arabian Sea on Tuesday night. (more...)
Trump Brushes Off Russian Meddling In Midterms: We'll Counteract It 'Strongly' Trump Brushes Off Russian Meddling In Midterms: We'll Counteract It 'Strongly'
- March 07, 2018

Though Trump has at times doubted that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 presidential election, he told reporters Tuesday that "certainly there was meddling" and that the USA government must be vigilant to prevent foreign intrusions in future elections. (more...)
Former Trump aide says he will not comply with Russian Federation probe subpoena Former Trump aide says he will not comply with Russian Federation probe subpoena
- March 07, 2018

Why is it news that Sam Nunberg has been drinking? Mueller has already obtained three guilty verdicts in his investigation; there's no reason to think he won't use the full force of the law to get what he wants. Mueller must be aware of how the appearance of his pursuit of Nunberg diminishes the overall credibility of his investigation. "What they sent me was absolutely ridiculous", Nunberg protested. (more...)
Clinton MO police officers injured in shooting Clinton MO police officers injured in shooting
- March 07, 2018

The officers then engaged the suspect, entering the home in an attempt to apprehend the shooter. One officer has minor injuries, and the other officer's injuries are unknown. One of the officers was killed. Henry County Sheriff Kent Oberkrom told KMBC 9 that seven blocks around the residence had been cordoned off. Authorities later found the suspect dead inside the home almost three hours after the shooting first broke out, according to the highway patrol. (more...)
Teenager, 17, and 45-year-old man 'are fighting for their lives'. Teenager, 17, and 45-year-old man 'are fighting for their lives'.
- March 07, 2018

A TEENAGE girl who vanished with a 45-year-old man is in intensive care after her "throat was slit during a knife bloodbath in a Perth police van". They were led to a waiting police vehicle for transport to a police headquarters when they suffered injuries and were instead taken to the city's Royal Infirmary. (more...)
U.S. man accused of killing Indian techie could plead guilty, say reports U.S. man accused of killing Indian techie could plead guilty, say reports
- March 07, 2018

Purinton still faces a federal case over the attack - including hate crime charges - that could carry a possible death sentence. Adam Purinton entered his guilty plea in Johnson County District Court to premeditated first-degree murder in the death of 32-year-old Srinivas Kuchibhotla, an aviation systems engineer and programs manager at GPS maker Garmin. (more...)
Secret Footage Of Turpin 'House Of Horrors' Emerges Secret Footage Of Turpin 'House Of Horrors' Emerges
- March 07, 2018

The dogs and the youngest of the Turpin children were the only ones who did not appear to suffer from malnutrition, police have said. I had lost contact with Louise two years ago. The case sparked national attention as details of the abuse came to light. The daughter of Louise Anna and David Allen Turpin posted the videos on YouTube under an alias. (more...)
Australia and East Timor end dispute over gas and oil Australia and East Timor end dispute over gas and oil
- March 07, 2018

Woodside is operator of the Sunrise joint venture, co-owned by Royal Dutch Shell, ConocoPhillips and Osaka Gas, which had shelved plans for developing the Greater Sunrise gas fields between East Timor and Australia due to the two nations' border dispute. (more...)
Gary Cohn to Resign as Trump's Economic Adviser Gary Cohn to Resign as Trump's Economic Adviser
- March 07, 2018

White House economic adviser Gary Cohn is summoning executives from USA companies that depend on aluminium and steel to meet President Donald Trump this week in a last-ditch effort to halt steep tariffs announced last week, according to two people familiar with the matter. (more...)
The Significance of Primary Elections in 2018 The Significance of Primary Elections in 2018
- March 07, 2018

The Texas Secretary of State reports that the number of Democrats is 50 percent higher than that of Republicans . "Maybe a couple seats in the U.S. If a Bush in Texas endorsed by Trump were to lose, that would certainly be news. All three challengers have targeted Bush's oversight of the Alamo , particularly his work on restoration of the site of the historic 1836 battle. (more...)
Trump says will pick new chief economic adviser soon Trump says will pick new chief economic adviser soon
- March 07, 2018

By everybody. And we can not let that happen any longer", Mr Trump said during a joint press conference with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven. However, Mr Trump reiterated yesterday that he would be imposing them. Mr Trump himself said, somewhat cryptically, the measures would be imposed "in a long, loving way". "And then I make a decision". "The chances of us having a trade war have now increased dramatically". (more...)
Fan burns hat to protest Auburn's All-SEC basketball snubs Fan burns hat to protest Auburn's All-SEC basketball snubs
- March 07, 2018

The difference is that SC wasn't part of the SEC until 1991-92 while Texas A&M and Missouri just joined the league in 2012-13. He was asked whether he felt the Bulldogs needed to play well at the SEC Tournament to solidify his job status. (more...)
Florida bill for year-round daylight saving up for final reading Florida bill for year-round daylight saving up for final reading
- March 07, 2018

All clocks will be set ahead one hour on this date. And the Daylight Saving Time haters may have a point: there's evidence Daylight Saving Time could cause more trouble than just some Monday morning grogginess. In 1973, President Nixon signed the Emergency Daylight Saving Time Energy Conservation Act, which permanently cemented the practice in the United States. (more...)
Massive natural disaster strikes Papua New Guinea - 18 dead Massive natural disaster strikes Papua New Guinea - 18 dead
- March 07, 2018

Local media outlets on Tuesday reported the death toll from the original quake had risen to 75, after government officials said previously that 55 people had been killed. "A big lake can build-up behind the blockage and under some circumstances when the water reaches the top of the blockage it erodes it away, very quickly releasing a spectacular flood which is obviously a very major hazard for people downstream", geohazards specialist Dave Petley, pro-vice-chancellor at the University of ... (more...)
US lifts import ban on elephant trophies US lifts import ban on elephant trophies
- March 07, 2018

He tweeted in November that he opposed the decision. It is also not clear what role was played in the decision by the president, who has publicly expressed his opposition several times to rolling back the ban. The policy move, outlined in a March 1 memo, means that some African elephants taken in Zimbabwe could be imported. The Fish and Wildlife Service ( FWS) announced it will withdraw a previous embargo for trophies of African elephants, "effective immediately". (more...)
White House working to prevent election meddling, top United States intel official says White House working to prevent election meddling, top United States intel official says
- March 07, 2018

He said Moscow will be "using elections as opportunities to undermine democracy, sow discord and undermine our values". Coats said the president told him, "I assume you're doing your job - all of you who head up these agencies relative to cyber - but if you need for me to say, direct you to do it, do it". (more...)
US Justice Department sues California over 'sanctuary' policies US Justice Department sues California over 'sanctuary' policies
- March 07, 2018

As a candidate and president, Donald Trump has repeatedly railed against sanctuary city policies and the "open border politicians who shield criminal aliens from federal law enforcement". Jerry Brown and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra as defendants. SB 54, also coming into effect January 1, affects law enforcement officials, holding them statewide to the "sanctuary" standard previously in place in cities like San Francisco under penalty of state law. (more...)
Area High Schools Receive Threats Monday, 3 Arrested Area High Schools Receive Threats Monday, 3 Arrested
- March 07, 2018

The BB gun was found in the student's backpack, police said. Investigators say the girl was involved in both threats. While searching his auto, police found an AR-15-type firearm. The threat against River City High School in West Sacramento prompted officials to release students for the day, and a separate threat against Vista Del Lago High School in Folsom led to an hour-long lockdown of the campus. (more...)
Mississippi's Thad Cochran Resigning From Senate in April Mississippi's Thad Cochran Resigning From Senate in April
- March 07, 2018

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell praised Cochran's leadership in a Monday statement. Cochran is also chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, meaning that his departure will add yet another name to the already long list of retiring GOP committee chairmen, including Hatch, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, House Appropriations Committee Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen, R-N.J., House ... (more...)

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