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Former Irish president urges Catholic Church to embrace equality Former Irish president urges Catholic Church to embrace equality
- March 09, 2018

The pope has promised to put more women in senior positions in the Vatican but critics say he is moving too slowly. In relation to Pope Francis , Ms McAleese said: "The hopes that I had for him and about him and about the church that he might help us to create, dwindled into disappointment". (more...)
Chaos at Sydney Airport this morning has left hundreds stranded Chaos at Sydney Airport this morning has left hundreds stranded
- March 09, 2018

Sydney Airport tweeted it was now processing passengers as of 7.50am but delays are expected to be felt right throughout the day. The technical glitch caused chaos at the security and check in areas where travellers were seen queuing in mass groups. (more...)
Gayle storm makes landfall on UAE Gayle storm makes landfall on UAE
- March 08, 2018

Shahzad and Anwar put on 144 in a valiant fourth-wicket stand in UAE's reply, but Holder dismissed the latter and quickly added Muhammad Usman (1) to his victims and, although Shahzad finished with nine fours and four sixes, time ran out. (more...)
Democrat Schumer to Trump on guns: Follow your instincts Democrat Schumer to Trump on guns: Follow your instincts
- March 08, 2018

Press secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters on Friday morning that Trump told top NRA official Chris Cox "that he'll continue to support the second amendment, that's not something that he's backed away from". Trump at the same time described "gun-free zones" as "the most unsafe places". The measure, from Sens. First introduced after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in 2012 in CT, the measure has twice been rejected by the Senate. (more...)
Jurors deadlocked in trial of Andrew Cuomo's ex-aide Jurors deadlocked in trial of Andrew Cuomo's ex-aide
- March 08, 2018

The foreman indicated the jury was struggling with opposing views. "The only thing we seem to agree on is that we can not agree". "It is with great respect that I ask to be dismissed from this case", one woman wrote on Tuesday. "We have some very fundamental differences, and nobody wants to compromise our own beliefs", another juror wrote. "I regret to say I can no longer continue after today", wrote another. (more...)
Office of Special Counsel report: Trump aide Kellyanne Conway violated Hatch Act Office of Special Counsel report: Trump aide Kellyanne Conway violated Hatch Act
- March 08, 2018

The Office of Special Counsel on Tuesday urged the White House to discipline Conway for violating the Hatch Act twice when she promoted Republican candidate Roy Moore over his Democratic challenger Doug Jones in a Senate race in Alabama. (more...)
Where we stand on gun violence Where we stand on gun violence
- March 08, 2018

Maybe theyre reprimanded that an AR-15 is neither an assault rifle nor “high-powered.” Or they say something about “machine guns” when they really mean semiautomatic rifles. There is no legitimate reason for anyone and everyone to carry a concealed weapon. Marco Rubio and other culprits were confronted by angry schoolchildren and jeered by the audience, even accused of complicity in mass murder, for not "doing something" about school shootings. (more...)
Another snowstorm clobbers the Northeast in the US Another snowstorm clobbers the Northeast in the US
- March 08, 2018

Officials in Pennsylvania and New Jersey prepared for the worst on Wednesday as a second nor'easter ripped through the East Coast just days after a deadly storm left several dead and millions in the dark. tonight, when it should be snowing at 1 to 2 inches per hour", Epstein said. The major cities of New York City and Boston are on the gradient in between substantial snowfall totals and lighter snowfall totals, so there is uncertainty in how much snow will fall. (more...)
Celebrating International Women's Day in Milwaukee Celebrating International Women's Day in Milwaukee
- March 08, 2018

On Feb. 28 in 1909, the first National Women's Day was celebrated across the United States as declared by the Socialist Party of America. Before it was International working women's Day but later changed to International Women's Day. (more...)
Ben Carson Nixes 'Inclusive' And 'Discrimination Free' Clause From HUD Statement Ben Carson Nixes 'Inclusive' And 'Discrimination Free' Clause From HUD Statement
- March 08, 2018

The agency has confirmed the memo's authenticity and said the new statement has not been finalized. Last August, HUD suspended the Small Area Fair Market Rent rule created to increase low-income families' access to opportunity and housing choice. (more...)
Italy's League is said to reach out to Renzi's party
- March 08, 2018

The anti-immigration League, formerly known as the Northern League, led by Matteo Salvini won nearly 18 per cent of the vote, outstripping Mr Berlusconi's centre-right Forza Italia, which took 14 per cent of the vote. Blaming others is easy; finding answers is the tricky bit, as Italy is about to discover. He had vowed during the campaign to expel 150,000 migrants in his first year. (more...)
Student walk out planned for several Rapid City Schools Student walk out planned for several Rapid City Schools
- March 08, 2018

Representative Dustin White is condemning schools participating in the National Student Walkout scheduled for next week. The Education Department said the secretary's visit will be closed to the news media out of respect for the students and faculty. (more...)
Manafort pleads not guilty to criminal charges Manafort pleads not guilty to criminal charges
- March 08, 2018

Manafort and Gates are specifically accused of making millions of dollars lobbying for a pro-Russia political party in Ukraine before hiding the earnings from the US government through various bank accounts and companies. The 32-count indictment includes charges of making false statements on tax returns, failing to report foreign bank accounts, and bank fraud. Mr Manafort was Mr Trump's campaign manager for five months in 2016. (more...)
US long way from talks with NK: Tillerson US long way from talks with NK: Tillerson
- March 08, 2018

The top USA diplomat made it clear that massive bilateral breakthroughs were not to happen overnight. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson participates in a news conference with Ethiopia's Minister of Foreign Affairs Workneh Gebeyehu after their meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia March 8, 2018. (more...)
Trump says tariff announcement coming this afternoon
- March 08, 2018

It's a fraction of what it once was. Congressional Republicans are anxious that Trump's trade policy will mitigate any economic benefits from their 2017 tax cuts, particularly in a midterm election year when Republicans want to run on a platform of economic success. (more...)
US Close Consulate in Mexico Citing a 'Security Threat' US Close Consulate in Mexico Citing a 'Security Threat'
- March 08, 2018

A USA consular agency in Mexico has been closed and cruise lines are canceling excursions to a popular tourist destination in the wake of reported security threats. Earlier in the week, several cruise lines, including Carnival, Royal Caribbean and Disney, canceled all shore excursions involving ferries between Cozumel and Playa del Carmen. (more...)
Zimbabwe Youths Complete Mugabe's Fall, Denounce Him at ZANU-PF Meeting Zimbabwe Youths Complete Mugabe's Fall, Denounce Him at ZANU-PF Meeting
- March 08, 2018

The media pointed out that Mugabe traveled to Pretoria yesterday, in a commercial airline, with 12 advisers. "Currently, we are not happy with what the media is saying", he said. Mutinhiri is a former army brigadier who quit ZANU PF and parliament last week, saying he can not be part of a government that came to power through illegal means when Mugabe was removed from office in November 2017 in a de facto military coup. (more...)
PM Modi arrives in Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan to attend International Women's Day event PM Modi arrives in Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan to attend International Women's Day event
- March 08, 2018

He said the country in the 21st Century was worse than what it was in the 18th Century when a girlchild was at least allowed to take birth before being drowned in a milk tub. The Prime Minister would honour the district administrations of Sikar and Jhunjhunu for improving the sex-ratio. "Proper education and mass movement are required to bring about a change". (more...)
14-Year-Old Impersonates Cop With Uniform, Car, Fake Guns 14-Year-Old Impersonates Cop With Uniform, Car, Fake Guns
- March 08, 2018

Images captured from a home show the teen in a uniform resembling a sheriff's deputy uniform wearing a baseball cap and sunglasses. According to the arrest report , the teen had affixed red and blue emergency lights to a Ford Explorer that otherwise had no license plates or identifying markers as a police vehicle. (more...)
Abducted child found safe, suspect not in custody Abducted child found safe, suspect not in custody
- March 08, 2018

Officers have confirmed that 2-year-old Kuwait Abdul-Rahim has been safely located. The shooting happened about 10 p.m. Tuesday at the Regency Place apartments, 2820 S. Police said the boy was found safe on Wednesday but provided no details. Abdul-Rahim fled the scene with the toddler, Kuwait Abdul-Rahim, in a dark colored SUV, possibly a Jeep Patriot. (more...)
Father of suspect in deputy's death 'hurting of everybody' Father of suspect in deputy's death 'hurting of everybody'
- March 08, 2018

Boone County Prosecutor Todd Meyer is expected to announce formal charges against Anthony Baumgardt during a news conference Tuesday afternoon. "You know, enter my guilty plea now and seek the death penalty?" Baumgardt asked the judge if he could enter a guilty plea today. (more...)
Netanyahu warns Israel may face early elections Netanyahu warns Israel may face early elections
- March 08, 2018

Trump said he was looking into the possibility of travelling to Jerusalem in mid-May, when the embassy is slated to move into a temporary location that is now an annex of the US consulate. The cost of an expansion likely would run in the hundreds of millions of dollars, based on construction costs for USA embassies around the world. He addressed Israel's economic situation, his relationship with US President Donald Trump and the multiple investigations involving him. (more...)
SC allows Karti to withdraw plea, asks him to approach Delhi HC SC allows Karti to withdraw plea, asks him to approach Delhi HC
- March 08, 2018

However, on March 6, the apex court did not give interim protection to the son of the former finance minister's son. Special CBI Judge Sunil Rana had posted the bail plea for hearing on 9 March when the three-day CBI custody of Karti would come to an end. (more...)
Aadhaar number not mandatory for enrolment of students in all India exams Aadhaar number not mandatory for enrolment of students in all India exams
- March 08, 2018

In a matter related to Aadhaar , the Supreme Court on Wednesday said the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will not insist on Aadhaar-only identification for NEET and other all-India examinations. "The deadline for application has been extended to March 12, 2018, till 5.30 pm". From this year onwards, NEET 2018 would also be considered for admission to Ayush courses in alternative medicines. (more...)
Tragic end to search for Norman baby at center of Amber Alert Tragic end to search for Norman baby at center of Amber Alert
- March 08, 2018

Victor Minjarez reportedly attacked the child's mother on February 19 and then fled the house with the baby boy, Norman police reported. Authorities in Oklahoma have found the body of a 7-month-old boy sought as part of an Amber Alert issued Wednesday morning. (more...)
(NASDAQ:COST) Holdings Decreased by Carderock Capital Management Inc
- March 08, 2018

Tremblant Capital Group who had been investing in Costco Whsl Corp New (Put) for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $82.27 billion market cap company. BTIG Research initiated Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) rating on Thursday, September 10. Citadel Advsrs holds 259,810 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. (more...)
Michelle Obama meets little girl who stood in awe of her portrait Michelle Obama meets little girl who stood in awe of her portrait
- March 08, 2018

Parker's mother told CBS News' Chip Reid she takes her daughter to a lot of museums, but she had never seen her as transfixed as she was when she stood in front of the former first lady's portrait. Curry said she can not wait to show Parker the pictures one day. "She believes Michelle Obama is a queen, and she wants to be a queen as well", the mother said. (more...)
US' Tillerson says greater freedom the answer for Ethiopia US' Tillerson says greater freedom the answer for Ethiopia
- March 08, 2018

Faki added the visit of the top US diplomat is evidence that "relations between Africa and the U.S.is personified". Tillerson, who is in Ethiopia on his first-ever Africa tour, said the signals from Pyongyang may be positive but stressed negotiations with Kim Jong Un's regime were not going to happen soon. (more...)
WPX Energy (WPX) Earning Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Accern Reports
- March 08, 2018

Tobam who had been investing in Public Storage Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $34.43B market cap company. Lonmin Plc (LON:LMI) has 0.00% since March 6, 2017 and is. ( NASDAQ:AMGN ), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 35% are positive. Lonmin PLC had 161 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (more...)
Sex offender conviction tossed after judge ordered electric shocks, new trial granted Sex offender conviction tossed after judge ordered electric shocks, new trial granted
- March 08, 2018

Terry Lee Morris was sentenced by a jury to 60 years in prison for sexual enticement of a child, but never faced the jury or his accuser. The judge who ordered the shocks, George Gallagher , had warned Morris to stop his "outbursts" before delivering the punishment, the report said. (more...)

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