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Italy far-right claims coalition has 'right' to govern Italy far-right claims coalition has 'right' to govern
- March 07, 2018

In Sicily, it took nearly 50 percent of the vote. " We have made history ", Di Maio told the crowd after his party scooped up nearly 33 percent of the vote to become Italy's single biggest party, although it fell short of an overall majority to be able to form a government . (more...)
Man fleeing police run over by his own auto Man fleeing police run over by his own auto
- March 07, 2018

Dash-camera video captured Bonsu jumping out of the auto as it was moving and attempting to run in front of the vehicle, according to police. Fairfax County police say officers tried to pull Bonsu over on Sunday. "Oops. He got hit by his own auto". After Bonsu was knocked down, he tried to get up and run away again, but an officer caught up to him and arrested him, WJLA reported . (more...)
We Will Help Ghana Fight Corruption We Will Help Ghana Fight Corruption
- March 07, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari says he looks forward to any form of collaboration between Nigeria and Ghana in tackling corruption. Addressing Ghanaians on the 61st independence anniversary parade in Accra, Akufo-Addo promised his government's commitment to enable the police to discharge their duties effectively. (more...)
Qatar won't be barred from Arab summit in Riyadh - Saudi prince Qatar won't be barred from Arab summit in Riyadh - Saudi prince
- March 07, 2018

Critics say Britain has been slow to condemn rights abuses by Saudi Arabia, a key regional ally and major purchaser of United Kingdom -made weapons. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt cut ties with Qatar in June , accusing the tiny but super-rich Gulf state of supporting militant groups and forging close ties with Shiite Iran. (more...)
Democrat Turnout Rise In Texas Could Help Bid To Retake US House Democrat Turnout Rise In Texas Could Help Bid To Retake US House
- March 07, 2018

Cruz had more than 85 percent of the vote in the Republican primary, while O'Rourke go more than 60 percent of the vote - almost two-and-a-half times the amount of his nearest Democratic opponent, Sema Hernandez. Adrienne Bell (TX-14), an educator and longtime Democratic campaigner, and Linsey Fagan (TX-26), a single mother and entrepreneur, both won with more than 50 percent and face no run-off. (more...)
Senate votes to name gun program for slain coach Senate votes to name gun program for slain coach
- March 07, 2018

Bill Galvano said he asked for and received the approval of Feis' family before proposing the amendment. The problem is lawmakers aren't exactly seeing eye to eye on what the right solutions are. Rick Scott's proposal to add armed security guards, keep guns away from the mentally ill and improve mental health programs for at-risk teens. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellLawmakers feel pressure on guns Bipartisan group of House lawmakers urge action on ... (more...)
Reports say Toronto police interviewed Bruce McArthur years before arrest Reports say Toronto police interviewed Bruce McArthur years before arrest
- March 07, 2018

Gray says police are open to a public inquiry into the various related investigations and that Chief Mark Saunders has taken steps to consider what areas can be reviewed immediately. They also released a photograph of a man who they believe is a victim, saying they hoped releasing the image would help identify him. Later that month, McArthur was charged with the first-degree murder of Majeed Kayhan, Soroush Mahmudi, and Dean Lisowick. (more...)
Gowdy & Goodlatte Call for Special Counsel on FISA Gowdy & Goodlatte Call for Special Counsel on FISA
- March 07, 2018

We applaud Chairman Trey Gowdy and Chairman Bob Goodlatte for their work. There is evidence political opposition research was used in court filings. Elijah Cummings of Maryland, the top Democrat on the oversight panel. Goodlatte said Tuesday that the investigation "involves decisions made at the highest levels of the FBI and high levels of the Department of Justice that need to be examined from the outside". (more...)
May defends Saudi ties as Crown Prince gets royal welcome in London
- March 07, 2018

The crown prince has shaken up his deeply conservative country since he became heir apparent to King Salman a year ago. Protesters are planning to target the Saudi officials over Yemen and other human rights issues, and Britain for licensing 4.6 billion pounds of weapons sales to Saudi Arabia since 2015. (more...)
Lawyers: Stoneman Douglas shooting survivor to sue Broward Schools, BSO, others Lawyers: Stoneman Douglas shooting survivor to sue Broward Schools, BSO, others
- March 07, 2018

At that time, students will walk out of their schools for 17 minutes, to represent the 17 lives taken in the Parkland shooting . "The tragedies in Marshall County and Parkland have awakened us to the fact that when it comes to school safety, the status quo is unacceptable, and we have to be the change we want to see", Byerman said in a news release about the events. (more...)
Water restrictions will remain in place in Cape Town Water restrictions will remain in place in Cape Town
- March 07, 2018

In January officials warned that the combination of an ongoing unprecedented drought in the area and unsustainable water consumption meant its six feeder dams would reach unusable levels by mid-April. Individuals, families, communities, businesses, private dam owners and many others. "The sustained dedication and fortitude of all residents is a primary reason for this and I want to say to the people here". (more...)
Iran Says It Has Tripled Production of Missiles. Guess Who's the Target Iran Says It Has Tripled Production of Missiles. Guess Who's the Target
- March 07, 2018

US President Donald Trump has threatened to pull out of the deal unless three European signatories help "fix" it by forcing Iran to limit its sway in the Middle East and rein in its missile program. The French diplomat was greeted with newspaper headlines that called him "Trump's Parisian servant" and did not meet with anyone from the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps, which runs the ballistic missile program and which answers only to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. (more...)
Senior British diplomat working at firm behind Saudi PR offensive Senior British diplomat working at firm behind Saudi PR offensive
- March 07, 2018

He is to meet with Prime Minister Theresa May and other ministers, including Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, at the prime minister's residence in Downing Street, Wednesday. The PM's spokesman said she would "make clear that we urgently need to see progress on the political track, which is ultimately the only way to end the conflict and humanitarian suffering in Yemen". (more...)
Goa: CM Parikar leaves for States for his medical condition Goa: CM Parikar leaves for States for his medical condition
- March 07, 2018

Talking to The Asian Age, Dr V. Sha-nkaran, and CEO of Lila-vati Hospital said, " Parrikar is responding well to the treatment here". Chief Minister's Office on Tuesday released a statement which said,"As advised by Doctors at Lilavati, Mumbai , Hon'ble Chief Minister leaving tonight to U.S. (more...)
Congress MLA brandishes grenade, stuns Kerala assembly Congress MLA brandishes grenade, stuns Kerala assembly
- March 07, 2018

As the commotion continued, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that if Mr. Radhakrishnan had indeed brought a real grenade into the House, it was a risky and serious issue and that he should hand it over to the Speaker. Meanwhile, speaker P Sree Ramakrishnnan has assured LDF legislators that he will look into the issue to determine if Thiruvanchoor has breached the code of conduct inside the assembly. (more...)
Complaint against Raveena Tandon for shooting inside Lingaraj Temple Complaint against Raveena Tandon for shooting inside Lingaraj Temple
- March 07, 2018

The police even did not frisk me nor checked my handbag while I was entering the temple", she said, adding "I have full respect for rules of all temples. While replying to a twiterrati, Raveena said everyone including security guards and servitors in the temple were taking selfies, recording videos and she was not aware of phone ban. (more...)
Aadhar not mandatory for NEET 2018 says Supreme Court Aadhar not mandatory for NEET 2018 says Supreme Court
- March 07, 2018

The Central government on Tuesday said to the Supreme Court that the final date to link the Aadhaar number to bank accounts, mobile phones and government schemes may be extended beyond March 31, 2018. At the end of the hearing then, Venugopal appeared before the bench and made the statement about the possibility of extension of the deadline. In last few days, only three lawyers from the petitioner's side have completed their arguments. (more...)
7th Pay Commission: Should government employees prepare for the worst? 7th Pay Commission: Should government employees prepare for the worst?
- March 07, 2018

While dearness allowance may get a hike, there are conflicting reports over whether the government will increase the minimum pay and fitment factor beyond the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission (7th CPC) or not. Apart from the DA hike which would benefit almost 47 lakh central government employees, over 50 lakh pensioners would also be benefited with a similar 2 per cent increase in the Dearness Relief provided to them. (more...)
USA trade deficit hits nine-year high on falling exports USA trade deficit hits nine-year high on falling exports
- March 07, 2018

Since he took over power, Trump has been pressuring China to step up measures to reduce trade deficit and expand United States exports and investments. Australia warned that a trade conflict could put the brakes on global economic growth. "Net exports likely will exert another significant drag on overall GDP growth in the first quarter". (more...)
Air India denies 'any confirmation' for flights to Israel using Saudi Airspace Air India denies 'any confirmation' for flights to Israel using Saudi Airspace
- March 07, 2018

Tickets for the new route went on sale shortly after the announcement Wednesday, reported the Times of Israel . But Air India said on Tuesday that while it had issued such a request, the regulator had yet to give it a positive answer. Israeli airline El Al is the only airline to operate direct flights from Israel to India. "We have applied for the route with (India's) directorate general of civil aviation", a spokesman told AFP . (more...)
Abhaya case: CBI courtacquits Fr Poothrukayil Abhaya case: CBI courtacquits Fr Poothrukayil
- March 07, 2018

Sister Abhaya, a plus-two student, was found dead in a well on the premises of the Pius X Convent in Kottayam in 1992. However, the discharge petitions of Fr Thomas M Kottoor and Sister Sefi were dismissed. At around 4.45am, Sister Abhaya found them in a compromising position in the cellar following which the two accused attacked her with an axe. In 2009, the CBI submitted the charge sheet in the case, claiming that strong evidence was available against the two priests and the nun. (more...)
CBI moves Delhi court seeking permission for narco test on Karti CBI moves Delhi court seeking permission for narco test on Karti
- March 07, 2018

He further stated that it was not true to suggest that Chidambaram was not co-operating with the investigation. Karti contended that his arrest was "illegal and arbitrary" but the central investigating agency opposed his bail plea, saying the investigation was at a crucial stage and his custodial interrogation was necessary to unearth the entire conspiracy in the INX Media corruption case. (more...)
Nor'easter leads to delays, cancellations at Bradley International Airport Nor'easter leads to delays, cancellations at Bradley International Airport
- March 07, 2018

More than 50 million people from Philadelphia to Boston are under winter storm warnings and watches. So far, the total number of cancellations involving US flights is 1,944. Newark Liberty International Airport, meanwhile, had the highest number of cancellations with 555. Travelers are urged to contact their airline to check the status of their flight before going to the airport. (more...)
Trump set to take questions alongside Swedish prime minister Trump set to take questions alongside Swedish prime minister
- March 07, 2018

Löfven insisted that free trade is important for the European Union, but Trump appeared unwavering in his decision and said the European Union had been unfair and tough towards the US. Called paper. Not highly complex computers. I hope they are honest. President Donald Trump stepped in front of the camera twice Wednesday with the prime minister of Sweden amid major news on North Korea and other fronts. (more...)
Begumpet to become all-women station Begumpet to become all-women station
- March 07, 2018

Asia's first woman loco-pilot Surekha Yadav will motor the train along with assistant loco-pilot Trushna Joshi. The division spokesperson said that the women will be totally in-charge of the Ajni station. "The commercial department has deployed 13 clerks and three tickchecking staff, 11 operating staff (station master and pointsperson) and four RPF personnel". (more...)
SC takes notice of not extending tenure of judge hearing NAB references SC takes notice of not extending tenure of judge hearing NAB references
- March 07, 2018

On July 28 previous year, the Supreme Court had disqualified Nawaz and given a six-month deadline to the accountability court to complete the trial against the Sharif family. Therefore, the right to contest to elections is also stripped away. "Did the judge not know that Ishaq Dar is absconding form the court?" Three cases were registered on September 8 against Sharif, 68, and his family and one case against Dar. (more...)
Theresa May given fresh warning over European Union deal for the financial sector Theresa May given fresh warning over European Union deal for the financial sector
- March 07, 2018

A draft joint position from the remaining 27 European Union members, seen by Reuters ahead of its official publication later on Wednesday, said the bloc was determined to foster a close partnership with Britain . Prime Minister Theresa May highlighted in a key Brexit speech on March 2, 2018 that the government is exploring terms by which the United Kingdom could remain part of European Union agencies, including the European Medicines Agency, after its departure from the EU. (more...)
Mexico: Embattled Kushner to Meet With Pena Nieto Mexico: Embattled Kushner to Meet With Pena Nieto
- March 07, 2018

Kushner was stripped of his top security clearance recently, according to multiple sources. On Monday, Trump reiterated that the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was bad for the United States, accusing Mexico of doing enough to stop drugs making its way across the US border. (more...)
Guatemala to move Israeli embassy to Jerusalem in May
- March 07, 2018

Guatemala will move its embassy to Jerusalem in May, President of the Republic of Guatemala Jimmy Morales said Sunday in a speech at the 2018 American Israel Public Affairs Committee annual conference in Washington D.C., The Times of Israel reported . (more...)
Sensible gun laws are indeed possible Sensible gun laws are indeed possible
- March 07, 2018

According to a 2017 Pew Research Survey there are major disagreements between gun owners and non-gun owners when it comes to gun legislation. Groups like the NRA know that their most prominent base tends to live within the heartland of the country and are typically living in states that heavily favor Republican representatives. (more...)

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