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Several trapped at top of Blackpool Tower following reports of a fire Several trapped at top of Blackpool Tower following reports of a fire
- March 07, 2018

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service reported details of the incident on Twitter. The fire is on the fifth floor of the building, which where the popular vantage points of the Blackpool Tower Eye and the Sea View Terrace are located. Six crews of firefighters wearing breathing apparatus are working to extinguish the fire and police are on the scene. HMV on Bank Hey street has also been forced to close due to the incident. (more...)
Crown Prince's vision for Saudi Arabia matters to us too Crown Prince's vision for Saudi Arabia matters to us too
- March 07, 2018

Crown Prince Mohammed's visit to St. Mark's Cathedral is bound to shore up Sisi's standing with the Christian community as he heads into a frankly dubious election this month-an electoral ritual he will certainly win, since every credible opponent made a decision to drop out of the race, but weak turnout would be embarrassing. (more...)
Protests outside UK Parliament ahead of Saudi Crown Prince's visit Protests outside UK Parliament ahead of Saudi Crown Prince's visit
- March 07, 2018

The crown prince has shaken up his deeply conservative country since he became heir apparent to King Salman previous year. In the Commons, the Prime Minister said she had urged the Saudis to end their blockades of ports in Yemen during a visit to the kingdom in December, after which they "did just that". (more...)
European Union snubs Britain's post-Brexit trade demands, offers banks no special deal
- March 07, 2018

The guidelines say that Brussels wants "as close as possible a partnership" with the United Kingdom after Brexit, but expects there will be "negative economic consequences". He wasn't exactly cheerful about the Brexit process full stop, saying Brexit will not make trade, 'frictionless or smoother. That is essence of Brexit, "he has pointed out from Luxembourg". (more...)
Britain First leaders Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen found guilty of harassment Britain First leaders Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen found guilty of harassment
- March 07, 2018

They were arrested in May past year as part of an investigation into the distribution of leaflets and online videos posted during a trial at Canterbury crown court in the same month. I was also pregnant at the time it happened, two days after I started to bleed heavily and lost my daughter, she was stillborn. He said the court received a number of emails in support and against the pair. (more...)
Wait finally over for Lanka: They beat India in T20 Wait finally over for Lanka: They beat India in T20
- March 07, 2018

Dhawan slammed a brilliant 49-ball 90 and in the process notched up his highest Twenty20 worldwide score to propel India to 174 for the loss of five wickets . Despite the crisis, fans of the Dinesh Chandimal-led team filled Premadasa Stadium hoping that this will be the day their favourite team will defeat rivals India , who had decimated the Sri Lankans both in Sri Lanka and in India past year. (more...)
Ahmedabad: VHP leader Pravin Togadia escapes unhurt as truck hits his vehicle Ahmedabad: VHP leader Pravin Togadia escapes unhurt as truck hits his vehicle
- March 07, 2018

Commenting on the matter, the investigating police officer claimed that a truck rammed into the vehicle that was carrying Pravin Togadia and another person. He alleged that he is being targeted for raising the issues of Hindus, Farmers, and unemployed youth and questioned the Government for his "ambush". (more...)
Hours after BJP leader's FB post, Periyar statue vandalised in Tamil Nadu Hours after BJP leader's FB post, Periyar statue vandalised in Tamil Nadu
- March 07, 2018

A strategic ideology is behind the incident."He alleged that over 100 CPI-M workers had so far suffered in the attacks perpetrated by the workers and supporters o fthe BJP and its coalition partner Indigenous People's Front of Twipra (IPFT) following the declaration of election results". (more...)
Trump really is trying to kill the Hudson tunnel project Trump really is trying to kill the Hudson tunnel project
- March 07, 2018

She said NY and New Jersey "have no skin in the game" and need to pony up more money to help pay for the "Gateway Project", which would build a new tunnel under the Hudson River and make other critical improvements to ease rail and transit congestion in the heavily trafficked region. (more...)
Sunken aircraft carrier found Sunken aircraft carrier found
- March 07, 2018

The wreckage was found on Sunday by the team's research vessel, the R/V Petrel , some 3,000 meters (two miles) below the surface more than 800 km off the eastern coast of Australia. Crew abandoned the USS Lexington after the decks of the aircraft carrier sunk in the Battle of the Coral Sea during World War II. The billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen led the team that discovered the USS Lexington , which was one of the first US aircraft carriers ever built. (more...)
Analysts Set Hormel Foods Corp (HRL) PT at $35.25
- March 07, 2018

The stock increased 2.10% or $0.85 during the last trading session, reaching $41.4. ARCHER TIMOTHY also sold $2.75M worth of Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ:LRCX) shares. 3,114 shares were sold by Myers Kevin L, worth $99,337. Mason Hawkins decreased its stake in Baidu Inc. About 3.75M shares traded or 44.26% up from the average. (more...)
Myanmar's Rakhine State: UN rights chief suspects 'acts of genocide' Myanmar's Rakhine State: UN rights chief suspects 'acts of genocide'
- March 07, 2018

But, the museum said, Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi was no longer living up to that ideal. Aung San Suu Kyi received the museum's first Elie Wiesel Award in 2012, named for the Jewish scholar and fellow Nobel laureate, for her role in bringing democracy to Myanmar. (more...)
Modi directs BSF to pardon jawan who 'disrespected' him Modi directs BSF to pardon jawan who 'disrespected' him
- March 07, 2018

He was penalised by the force which felt his mistake was a "disrespect" to the prime minister . "Honourable PM had expressed his displeasure and directed BSF to immediately withdraw the punishment.", BSF wrote in another tweet. A disciplinary action was initiated against Kumar and was found "guilty" under Section 40 of the BSF Act. He added that the commanding officer found the reference "Modi programme" - an event in which PM Modi was present - by the constable as improper and ordered an ... (more...)
Democrats, women candidates score big in Texas primaries Democrats, women candidates score big in Texas primaries
- March 07, 2018

Several longtime members of the Texas Republican House delegation are not running for re-election this year, leaving six Republican-held House seats open. In her acceptance speech, Davis said the state Republican party's divisive leadership in Austin had to stop. By the end of a year ago, the Bush campaign had more than $3.4 million in the bank compared to Patterson's $95,000, according to Texas Monthly . (more...)
Slain Salvadoran archbishop Romero to be made a saint Slain Salvadoran archbishop Romero to be made a saint
- March 07, 2018

Details of the miracle were not revealed, but earlier comments had been made that it was being reviewed. A statement said that Pope Francis signed decrees on Tuesday giving the green light for their canonisation. Pope Paul VI, who oversaw numerous reforms the Catholic Church underwent in the 1960s, will also be made a saint, the Vatican said. Pope Francis, who is the from Latin America, had started the process of making Romero a saint in 2015, saying he had been killed "in hatred of the ... (more...)
Schools, roads close after water main break outside Atlanta Schools, roads close after water main break outside Atlanta
- March 07, 2018

Use this thread to report on your water situation and which businesses are impacted (or NOT impacted) by the low-to-no water situation. The county's Police Department headquarters is now without power, he said. Officials say the county's water plant is experiencing low pressure and they're asking residents to conserve water. October 5, 2017: A 36-inch water main broke and sent water rushing through a Decatur neighborhood, flooding homes.Gallons of water seeped from underground and gushed ... (more...)
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 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...)

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