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SC sets aside Kerala order that annulled Hadiya's marriage SC sets aside Kerala order that annulled Hadiya's marriage
- March 09, 2018

Hadiya, 24, can now live her husband, accused of being an ISIS recruiter, the top court said, setting aside a Kerala High Court order that had annulled the marriage and sent her to parental custody in May past year. "That pain can not be explained", said Ashokan. "The court has asked for the NIA probe to continue as the larger question we raised is that Shafin Jahan is a terrorist", he told the media at his house near Kottayam in Kerala. (more...)
New Poll Is Happy News for Senate Republicans New Poll Is Happy News for Senate Republicans
- March 09, 2018

National media credit El Paso Congressman Beto O'Rourke run for U.S. Senate for bringing Democrats to the polls . The races lifted women candidates in a state that only has three women serving in its 38-member congressional delegation. In November that year, the Democrats running for statewide office were all beaten. To no one's surprise, incumbent Gov. Greg Abbott won the Republican party's nomination for another term. (more...)
Pew: US Catholics Show 'Signs of Disenchantment' With Pope Francis Pew: US Catholics Show 'Signs of Disenchantment' With Pope Francis
- March 09, 2018

Most Catholics - some 67 percent - continue to see Francis as representing a major change for the Church, although there has been a 11 percent drop since 2014 from 69 to 58 percent among those who see it as for the better and a four percent increase from 3 to 7 percent among those who see it for the worse. (more...)
China metal producers urge Beijing to retaliate on USA tariffs China metal producers urge Beijing to retaliate on USA tariffs
- March 09, 2018

We must act soon!' The Trump administration last week asked a top Chinese economic official for a $100 billon reduction in the U.S. Chinese consumers angered by Trump could easily target one of the most visible US brands. According to the people familiar to the matter, the USA could apply tariffs on various products such as shoes, consumer electronics, and clothing under the most extreme scenario. (more...)
Curious penguins find camera, take selfie Curious penguins find camera, take selfie
- March 09, 2018

The division is responsible for the "advancement of Australia's strategic, scientific, environmental and economic interests in the Antarctic by protecting, administering and researching the region". Philosophical distinction: A selfie is technically defined as "an image of oneself taken by oneself using a digital camera especially for posting on social networks". (more...)
What you need to know about the National School Walkout What you need to know about the National School Walkout
- March 09, 2018

Students across the country are continuing to lead marches and protests against current gun laws. "I feel like gun violence is a huge issue happening right now in America, and any way I can show my support to try to stop a lot of the gun violence, any way that I can, I'm more than willing to do", says Albert Arevalo, a senior at East High. (more...)
E Sreedharan confirms DMRC pull-out from Kerala's Metro project E Sreedharan confirms DMRC pull-out from Kerala's Metro project
- March 09, 2018

Talking at the Assembly, he said that the government would go ahead with the project and that the preliminary steps towards this have already been made. Of late, Sreedharan has come under attack from the Kerala government. In a statement here, he alleged a deliberate attempt by the state government to exclude Sreedharan from the project citing technical reasons. (more...)
7.0 natural disaster strikes Papua New Guinea 7.0 natural disaster strikes Papua New Guinea
- March 09, 2018

A quake of magnitude 7.5 struck the rugged highlands of the Papua New Guinea mainland on Feb 26, killing more than 100 people. "I have advised Prime Minister Netanyahu of the immediate needs at the impacted regions, including lack of electric power", Prime Minister O'Neill said. (more...)
People Arrested for Terrorism-Related Offences in United Kingdom in 2017 People Arrested for Terrorism-Related Offences in United Kingdom in 2017
- March 09, 2018

Official figures show there were 412 arrests for terrorism-related offences in Britain in 2017. Police arrested 412 people in 2017, an increase of 58 per cent on the previous 12 months, which the government described as testament to the work of the police and security services. (more...)
Bihar too: JD(U) renews special status demand Bihar too: JD(U) renews special status demand
- March 09, 2018

Accusing Kumar of remaining silent on issues such as vandalism of statues and alleged insult to women leaders like Mayawati and Renuka Chowdhury, the opposition party has warned the government of launching an agitation, if the chief minister failed to raise his voice on the issue of special status. (more...)
Former Student Who Brought Gun To OKC School In Custody
- March 09, 2018

And although similar tragedy hasn't touched Minnesota, anxiety is running high after a slew of recent threats at schools, including a six-hour lockdown at public schools in Orono last month. Mark Dayton speaking about school safety and gun reform on Wednesday. In terms of funding physical security improvements to school buildings, Dayton's proposal seeks to equip districts with new state dollars that can be invested in things like secured entrances, bulletproof glass and other features. (more...)
Mississippi Senate passes 15-week abortion ban Mississippi Senate passes 15-week abortion ban
- March 09, 2018

Anti-abortion group Pro-Life Mississippi said fetuses in the womb "deserve the right to life, which is supported by this bill". If this pass passes it the state will have the strictest abortion laws in the nation. Earlier in 2017, Arkansas enacted the Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act joining Alabama, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma and West Virginia. (more...)
Fake News on Twitter Spreads Faster Than Truth, Study Says Fake News on Twitter Spreads Faster Than Truth, Study Says
- March 09, 2018

The use of automated Twitter " bots " has become a focus of Federal Bureau of Investigation special counsel Robert Mueller's probe of alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. False information on the internet travels faster than the truth, researchers said Thursday. It also took genuine stories six times as long to reach an audience of 1,500 compared to fake news. (more...)
Student films racist chants in university halls Student films racist chants in university halls
- March 09, 2018

The incident took place on Monday night, Rufaro said another chant not recorded was "blacks would go back to picking cotton". She told the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme she "felt really shocked, isolated and uncomfortable" when she heard the "shouting outside my door". (more...)
State of Washington first to enforce net neutrality rules State of Washington first to enforce net neutrality rules
- March 09, 2018

The US state of Washington has passed a bill banning the use of gay conversion therapy on children. The Federal Communications Commission voted in December to gut USA rules that meant to prevent broadband companies such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon from exercising more control over what people watch and see on the internet. (more...)
Remains are those of a woman missing since 2014 Remains are those of a woman missing since 2014
- March 09, 2018

They were discovered in an area where new homes were being built. Andy Mitchell was checking on his team's progress and driving down the road in the 1800 block of Taylor Boulevard when he saw what he thought were bones, KRLD reported. The spot coincides with a cell tower that Arochi's cellphone had pinged on the morning of Morris' disappearance. In September 2016, a judge in McKinney sentenced Enrique Arochi to life in prison after a jury convicted him of aggravated kidnapping in Morris' ... (more...)
Investors Buy Shares of Kroger (KR) on Weakness Investors Buy Shares of Kroger (KR) on Weakness
- March 09, 2018

About 9.24 million shares traded. Assenagon Asset Management S.A. grew its holdings in Kroger by 28.4% in the third quarter. A number of research firms recently issued reports on KR. (NYSE:TJX) has declined 2.02% since March 8, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 4,980 shares of the company's stock valued at $136,000 after purchasing an additional 2,455 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Yaya Toure And Phil Foden Start For Manchester City Against FC Basel Yaya Toure And Phil Foden Start For Manchester City Against FC Basel
- March 09, 2018

It was from one of those regular breaks in behind Toure that Basel scored its equaliser, with Blas Riveros' cross deflecting off John Stones into the path of Elyounoussi, who drove home a shot from 10 meters. The Norwegian then had a great chance to put Basel in front on the half hour mark when he miscued horribly wide with just Bravo to beat after outmuscling Danilo. (more...)
Judge says Trump should try muting rather than blocking his Twitter critics Judge says Trump should try muting rather than blocking his Twitter critics
- March 09, 2018

In contrast, Katherine Fallow, a lawyer for the plaintiffs, told Buchwald the record "shows unambiguously that the president operates his account in an official capacity". "I think that would be a great solution for me", Pappas said. They argue that by blocking people, Trump is violating constitutional rights to free speech. (more...)
Two SWAT officers responded to the Parkland rampage uninvited. They've been punished Two SWAT officers responded to the Parkland rampage uninvited. They've been punished
- March 09, 2018

Despite their removal from the SWAT program, they remain on active duty on other assignments. "While it may have been a violation of policy to not notify their supervisors that they were going there, their intentions were fearless and heroic, I think", Jeff Marano, the president of the Broward County Police Benevolent Association, told the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. (more...)
Corea del Nord pronta ad abbandonare il nucleare Corea del Nord pronta ad abbandonare il nucleare
- March 09, 2018

La Corea del Nord vuole inoltre il dialogo diretto con gli Usa e offre la 'moratoria' delle sue attività sul nucleare e i missili per l'intero periodo dei colloqui. "Il mondo guarda e aspetta", ha detto Trump. La Corea del Nord, ha spiegato il capo della delegazione di Seul Chung Eui-yong in un briefing con la stampa, ha assicurato che non ha necessità di mantenere in piedi il proprio programma nucleare purché non ci sia una minaccia militare e la sicurezza del suo regime sia assicurata. (more...)
CCT suspends judgement in Saraki's trial CCT suspends judgement in Saraki's trial
- March 09, 2018

However, Umar dismissed the prosecution's objection and held that "the tribunal has chose to adjourn sine die (indefinitely) pending the outcome of the appeals at the Supreme Court". Chief Kanu Agabi (SAN), the defence counsel said that it was not the initiative of the defence to go on with the matter on February 6 adding that, it was the initiative of the tribunal. (more...)
Geneva Women's Assembly plans strike and rally Thursday Geneva Women's Assembly plans strike and rally Thursday
- March 09, 2018

There will be 120 street demonstrations around the country. A series of feminist messages have been projected on to the Houses of ParliamentNicky J Sims/Getty ImagesHundreds of women in pink and purple shirts marched against President Duterte in Manila , accusing him of being one of the worst violators of women's rights in Asia. (more...)
Trump to Address Violent Video Games Trump to Address Violent Video Games
- March 09, 2018

He may be a globalist , but I still like him". Marsha Blackburn told the president she hears from concerned parents about the ratings system for video games and movies, the president agreed and said it's a concern he shares as a parent. (more...)
ICE Director Thinks California Lawmakers Should Thank Him For 'Removing Public Threats' ICE Director Thinks California Lawmakers Should Thank Him For 'Removing Public Threats'
- March 09, 2018

ICE says 800 more were spared after Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf warned the public of possible arrests. "You know, I've tried to meet with Kamala Harris and Dianne Feinstein - three separate occasions in the past two months - to explain to them the facts of what ICE is doing", Homan said . (more...)
EFL to meet with Wolves management over regulations regarding third-party ownership EFL to meet with Wolves management over regulations regarding third-party ownership
- March 09, 2018

Wolves are on the verge of automatic promotion from the Championship with 10 games of the season to go and they cruised to an easy 3-0 win at Elland Road on Wednesday, a fixture which exposed a huge gulf in class between Leeds and the division's leading side. (more...)
Ireland name Garry Ringrose in Six Nations team to face Scotland Ireland name Garry Ringrose in Six Nations team to face Scotland
- March 09, 2018

British and Irish Lions lock Iain Henderson is named on the bench after recovering from his own hamstring injury in Ireland's win over Italy . Explaining his second-row selection, Ireland coach Joe Schmidt said that his desire for "continuity" from the Wales game convinced him to retain Toner and Ryan despite Henderson's return to fitness. (more...)
Seamus Coleman back in Republic of Ireland squad for friendly with Turkey Seamus Coleman back in Republic of Ireland squad for friendly with Turkey
- March 09, 2018

Martin O'Neill has expressed his surprise at Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill's claim that the Republic of Ireland are targeting Catholic players from across the border. The young lad [McGuane] who made his debut for Barca last night, played for us underage, has switched to England". He said: "Funnily enough, I did meet him at a game quite recently". (more...)
Turkey's Afrin operation might finish by May: FM Turkey's Afrin operation might finish by May: FM
- March 09, 2018

Speaking in Vienna, Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglus said the military operation in Syria against the Kurdish militia should end by May. Turkey has rejected global calls for it to suspend the Afrin assault in line with a UN ceasefire for Syria, which does not apply to ISIL, al-Qaeda and groups associated with it, or others deemed "terrorists" by the UN Security Council. (more...)
Just one out of five of Ireland's entrepreneurs are women Just one out of five of Ireland's entrepreneurs are women
- March 09, 2018

Ghana has the highest percentage of women business owners worldwide, with Uganda in third, according to the Mastercard Index of Women's Entrepreneurship (MIWE). The Mastercard report highlighted that the progress of women entrepreneurs was held back by one or more obstacles in almost all of the 57 economies covered. (more...)

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