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Pakistani military shoots Indian spy drone down Pakistani military shoots Indian spy drone down
- March 08, 2018

The Pakistani Army has shot down an Indian spy drone after it was found violating the worldwide airspace boundaries, the military officials have told media. The military maintains that the "spy drones" are used for aerial photography. During the last week alone, there have been clashes on the border which also caused civilian casualties. (more...)
Pension reform bill passes Senate committee in spite of teachers' vocal concerns Pension reform bill passes Senate committee in spite of teachers' vocal concerns
- March 08, 2018

Bowen said the bill would save Kentucky $3.2 billion over the next 20 years, but teachers in attendance feel the bill breaks a promise. An amendment was added to the bill in the House which states that while Reel was the first woman in Wyoming to hold a state office she was also the second in the country to hold a statewide office. (more...)
Winds let up Wednesday in Oklahoma Winds let up Wednesday in Oklahoma
- March 08, 2018

According to the NWS, east winds of 20 to 30 miles per hour with gusts up to 60 miles per hour are expected, with the strongest winds Wednesday afternoon and evening. Thursday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 30. Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly sunny with a chilly breeze. (more...)
Blazers win 8th straight with victory over the Knicks Blazers win 8th straight with victory over the Knicks
- March 08, 2018

Trail Blazers: Host Golden State on Friday. NY jumped to an 8-0 lead in the first two minutes, but Portland battled back to tie it at 14-14, then seized a 21-16 advantage. Lillard scored 19 of his 39 points in the final quarter in the come-from-behind victory. Trail Blazers: There were reports that Portland had signed center Georgios Papagiannis to a 10-day contract, but no official word from the team. (more...)
Dispuesta la Unión Europea a guerra comercial con Estados Unidos Dispuesta la Unión Europea a guerra comercial con Estados Unidos
- March 08, 2018

El aumento de los aranceles para el acero y el aluminio fue una idea "cuidadosamente analizada", dijo. "Cuando un país grava nuestros productos a 50%, y que nosotros aplicamos 0% al mismo producto cuando entra aquí, no es ni equilibrado ni inteligente", advirtió ayer. (more...)
Democrats hit highest midterm turnout since 2002 Democrats hit highest midterm turnout since 2002
- March 08, 2018

Democrats, meanwhile, almost doubled their numbers from four years ago behind big increases around Dallas and Houston, but the GOP still had the upper hand in rural and suburban counties. Whoever becomes the Democratic nominee will have a daunting task in trying to dislodge Abbott. Republicans also had more candidates than in 2014 - 102 vs. (more...)
Fathers of slain Parkland students beg Florida reps to pass gun bill Fathers of slain Parkland students beg Florida reps to pass gun bill
- March 08, 2018

Gun control measures in the bill , which passed 67-50, include a ban on bump stocks , increasing the minimum age to buy a rifle from 18 to 21 and a three-day waiting period on all gun purchases. 'Well done Oregon, ' Democratic Governor Kate Brown exclaimed Monday after signing the law on the steps of the state Capitol. "I'm not going to go home with nothing", Leek said . (more...)
City schools open as nor'easter brings in wet, wintry mix City schools open as nor'easter brings in wet, wintry mix
- March 08, 2018

Philadelphia could also get about 4 to 6 inches of snow, according to the NWS' snowfall estimates , which advised against unnecessary travel after 7 a.m. Wednesday through Thursday afternoon. This includes Elkins, West Virginia, and Cumberland, Maryland. Still, spring can not arrive soon enough. This time , the heaviest accumulations of a foot of snow or more are most likely from parts of northern New Jersey, the Poconos and the Catskills into western and northern New England, ... (more...)
The GOP Just Won't Stop Undermining Democracy The GOP Just Won't Stop Undermining Democracy
- March 08, 2018

Thirty-eight percent of Democrats voted for no-name primary challengers who literally didn't have a penny to their names, while O'Rourke raised an unfathomable $9 million. "Sarah is a little more on the moderate side of the party". Republicans also had more candidates than in 2014 - 102 vs. 72 - but failed to run anyone in four Democratic-leaning districts. (more...)
Winter Storm Quinn Threatens More Than a Foot of Snow Winter Storm Quinn Threatens More Than a Foot of Snow
- March 08, 2018

The combination of heavy snow and strong winds may lead to additional tree damage and power outages, the Weather Channel warned. Winds will gust 40-45mph in the city, with 50-55mph gusts across eastern Long Island. Todd Malland of the Manchester Township police department says the woman was holding an umbrella while on bus duty outside the Manchester Middle School around 2:30 p.m. (more...)
Ryan urges Trump to back away from tariff plan Ryan urges Trump to back away from tariff plan
- March 08, 2018

At this point, the appeals from GOP lawmakers - and from aides inside the White House - have not changed the President's mind; Mr. Trump said on Monday that he was not backing down, as officials reminded reporters and lawmakers alike that trade was one of the central issues in the 2016 campaign for President. (more...)
State recovering from powerful nor-'easter State recovering from powerful nor-'easter
- March 08, 2018

Given the prolonged nature of the outages and clear breakdowns in communication between utilities and customers, the Department of Public Service will review the utility preparations and response to this storm, specifically targeting those utilities that serve Dutchess, Putnam, Westchester and Sullivan counties. (more...)
Balkrishna Doshi Becomes First Indian to Win Pritzker Prize For Architecture Balkrishna Doshi Becomes First Indian to Win Pritzker Prize For Architecture
- March 08, 2018

Some of his most iconic projects include Aranya Low Cost Housing (Indore, India ), which won the Aga Khan Award for Architecture in 1996, ATIRA low-cost housing (Ahmedabad, India), his office, Sangath (Ahmedabad, India), and IFFCO Township (Kalol, India). (more...)
Italy's #League and #5Star vie for power after inconclusive vote Italy's #League and #5Star vie for power after inconclusive vote
- March 08, 2018

The Italian general election has resulted in a hung parliament, whilst right-leaning parties have gained significant ground. That system had been dubbed the "second republic". Five Star and the League may be on different sides of the political spectrum, but the half of the country that voted for them was attracted by common populist themes that both parties had campaigned on. (more...)
Pak to swap inamtes with India Pak to swap inamtes with India
- March 08, 2018

The rare, mutual understanding comes amid heightened tensions between the two nuclear-armed rival nations, stemming from military skirmishes in the disputed Kashmir region. MEA, in its statement, further said, "A visit of a team of medical experts would be organised to meet mentally unsound prisoners so as to facilitate their repatriation". (more...)
Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC) EVP Sells $863852.25 in Stock
- March 08, 2018

With 2.26M shares average volume, it will take short sellers 3 days to cover their MMC's short positions. Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc is a professional services firm offering clients advice and solutions in risk, strategy and people. (more...)
Brokerages Set Amgen, Inc. (AMGN) Target Price at $192.38
- March 08, 2018

Amgen Inc . (NASDAQ: AMGN ) has the Market Capitalization of 137.84 Billion. Amgen Inc. (AMGN ) stock price moved with surging change along with the volume 18.45 million shares in Tuesday trading session. Tekla Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Amgen Inc . (NASDAQ: AMGN ) for 1,618 shares. Amgen Inc is a biotechnology company. (NASDAQ: AMGN ) for 24,900 shares. (more...)
Districts support national student walkout
- March 08, 2018

According to the ACLU , a school is allowed to punish a student for missing class. In the wake of last month's shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida , where 17 people were killed, school administrators across the country are asking if their schools are safe enough. (more...)
Irish not overlooking Pitt to open ACC Tournament Irish not overlooking Pitt to open ACC Tournament
- March 08, 2018

Even though Duke has seemed more susceptible to the upset in recent years, the Blue Devils always seem to play their best come tournament time. Guy, a first-team All-ACC selection who leads No. The Cards are 0-2 against the Cavaliers in 2018, with the last loss coming by a single point in a game that will live in infamy for its heartbreaking nature. (more...)
China sees steady growth in consumption in 2018 China sees steady growth in consumption in 2018
- March 08, 2018

But Yang Weimin, the deputy director of the Office of the Central Leading Group on Financial and Economic Affairs, stressed that a separate government-managed funds budget has a substantially bigger deficit - nearly 70 percent higher from previous year with an increase of 550 billion yuan (62.6 billion pounds). (more...)
Russian Special Services Mi-8 Helicopter Crashes in Chechnya Russian Special Services Mi-8 Helicopter Crashes in Chechnya
- March 08, 2018

An emergency response group was rushing to the scene of the crash. There are contradictory whether reports, some claim that there was poor visibility, and others say that weather conditions were stable. "We do not have any information about the victims yet", the centre's representative said. Nine people were on board of the helicopter that belonged to the Russian border service. (more...)
Court denies Trump admin's plea to stop kids' climate lawsuit Court denies Trump admin's plea to stop kids' climate lawsuit
- March 08, 2018

The federal government had argued that the trial would entail burdensome requests for discovery and that the remedy requested by the young plaintiffs would violate the separation of powers since it effectively asks a court to direct the executive and legislative branches to do something about climate change. (more...)
Bank of America Reaffirms Bank of America Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Goldman Sachs Group (GS)
- March 08, 2018

The stock has been active on the tape, now trading at $266.93, up from yesterday's close by 1.45%. 11,829 shares valued at $3.07M were sold by CHAVEZ R. The stock had a trading volume of 1,591,719 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,690,391. (NYSE:GS) was sold by GNODDE RICHARD J . Spears Abacus Llc stated it has 0.06% in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (more...)
Soumya Ranjan Patnaik joins BJD Soumya Ranjan Patnaik joins BJD
- March 08, 2018

The two media owners joined the BJD less than two months after the CM suspended party MP Baijayant Panda for alleged anti-party activities. In fact Mr Patnaik runs a TV channel, popular Odia daily newspaper, Radio and theatre groups, all of which put together have a unmatched wide reach which is said to be one of the reasons why the CM had opted to rope him in. (more...)
Police ID Oriskany Falls woman killed in accident with tractor trailer Police ID Oriskany Falls woman killed in accident with tractor trailer
- March 08, 2018

The accident in the eastbound lanes was reported at 11:23 p.m., state police said Wednesday morning. His auto came to a stop facing south across both lanes of traffic, troopers said. Troopers say 23-year old Bridget Shantal was a passenger in a vehicle being driven by 40-year old Anthony Lopez of Yorkville. One person was killed and several others were taken to local hospitals with non-life threatening injuries. (more...)
Venezuela oil production 1.5 million bpd short of its historic output Venezuela oil production 1.5 million bpd short of its historic output
- March 08, 2018

Each year the world needs to replace 3 million bpd of supply lost from mature fields while also meeting robust demand growth. Birol added that the US could begin producing up to 12 million barrels per day by 2023. Earlier OPEC Secretary General noted that all major oil producers in the world are fully responsible for the situation on the market. The IEA predicts that within five years, the cushion of production capacity over expected demand will fall to its lowest level since 2007. (more...)
KeyCorp Analysts Cut Earnings Estimates for Laredo Petroleum Inc (LPI)
- March 08, 2018

The stock decreased 1.58% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $8.72. Tortoise Capital Advisors Llc sold 136,998 shares as Laredo Petroleum Inc (LPI)'s stock declined 8.43%. Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) has risen 125.85% since March 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.70% the S&P500. Perhaps, that suggests something about why 1.28% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors. (more...)
Hope Hicks Reportedly Told House Intel Committee Her Email Account Was Hacked Hope Hicks Reportedly Told House Intel Committee Her Email Account Was Hacked
- March 08, 2018

One of the accounts was personal, the other was an account Hicks used as part of President Donald Trump's campaign. "It is unclear if Hicks was referring to a campaign or personal account", NBC disclosed. Mueller recently sent a subpoena to former Trump aide Sam Nunberg ordering Nunberg to turn over documents relating in any way to 10 current and former Trump associates, including Hicks. (more...)
USA '60 Minutes' to air interview with Saudi Crown Prince USA '60 Minutes' to air interview with Saudi Crown Prince
- March 08, 2018

Hundreds of demonstrators stood on Downing Street, holding signs with "Hands off Yemen " and "No more profits from bin Salman's wars" outside May's office. However, activists have warned against interpreting these reforms as heralding new freedoms. " Human rights watchdog Reprieve said the number of executions has doubled since bin Salman took power and Saudi Arabia "has been one of the world's top five executing countries" for more than a decade". (more...)
Nashville mayor pleads guilty to property theft after affair Nashville mayor pleads guilty to property theft after affair
- March 08, 2018

Under a deal reached with the Davidson County District Attorney General's Office in Nashville, Barry pleaded guilty in Davidson County Criminal Court to three counts of felony theft and was ordered to repay the city $11,000 for money that prosecutors said was spent on overtime for Forrest. (more...)

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