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Winter storm warning as wet snow and wild winds hit north-east America Winter storm warning as wet snow and wild winds hit north-east America
- March 09, 2018

Winter Storm Quinn deposited another 20 inches of snow less than a week later. Narragansett electric said it completed power line repairs in Rhode Island. This comes just days after another storm knocked out power to millions, some of whom are still waiting to have their service restored. The second nor'easter in a span of a week is expected to drop heavy snow and hurl strong winds across parts of the storm-weary East Coast, which had already been pummeled by the deadly "bomb cyclone" ... (more...)
Former Tripura CM Manik Sarkar's new 'home' Former Tripura CM Manik Sarkar's new 'home'
- March 09, 2018

Although Sarkar didn't have any allegations against him, the CPI (M) which ruled for 25 years in Tripura faced the anti-incumbency from the voters of state. Sarkar reportedly told the cook that he would eat whatever is cooked in the party office kitchen. The couple has no children. "The party office has the basic minimum amenities. (more...)
Shkreli gets 7 years for investor fraud Shkreli gets 7 years for investor fraud
- March 09, 2018

Martin Shrkeli, the smirking "Pharma Bro" vilified for jacking up the price of a lifesaving drug, was sentenced Friday to seven years in prison for defrauding investors in two failed hedge funds. While the case against Shkreli didn't involve the drama over soaring drug prices, during Friday's sentencing hearing, Matsumoto read some letters from people commenting on Shkreli's fate. (more...)
Man who attacked Senator Rand Paul pleads guilty in federal court Man who attacked Senator Rand Paul pleads guilty in federal court
- March 09, 2018

Boucher's attorney, Matt Baker, said he will argue for probation at his client's June 15 sentencing. The recommended sentence is 21 months and a fine. Boucher has agreed to pay restitution to Paul in an amount that will be determined at sentencing. Rand Paul while Paul was mowing his lawn. Boucher, who is Paul's neighbor, admits the fight was about yard maintenance. (more...)
UK-built 2018 Toyota Auris makes first appearance at Geneva Motor Show UK-built 2018 Toyota Auris makes first appearance at Geneva Motor Show
- March 09, 2018

Even as Volkswagen boss is predicting a "renaissance" for diesel cars, the other world's largest automaker, Toyota, has just announced it will no longer sell diesel cars in Europe starting this year. Underneath the new bodywork lies Toyota's TNGA platform, which also underpins models like the Prius and the C-HR. It must be noted that Toyota will continue to offer diesel engines on its commercial vehicles like the Hilux, Proace and Land Cruiser. (more...)
Active shooter reported at Yountville veterans home Active shooter reported at Yountville veterans home
- March 09, 2018

KRON4 reported that 30 shots were fired, but that hasn't been verified. According to the Napa Valley Register , police were called to the Veterans Home to investigate a report of a man with a gun. Vintners Golf Club, a popular golf course nearby, has shut down the property in response to this situation. At least one school in the area was placed on lockdown. (more...)
WV BOE to explore options to make up instructional time WV BOE to explore options to make up instructional time
- March 09, 2018

But Thomas conceded that still leaves the question of whether anything will change if the estimated 50,000 public school teachers - or a significant share of them - abandon their classrooms for the picket line. Besides its significance to the labor movement, the pay raise means that school can resume after a long layoff. "However it turned out, I was still going to become a teacher". (more...)
West Virginia Senate passes $4.4 billion budget, awaits House West Virginia Senate passes $4.4 billion budget, awaits House
- March 09, 2018

And Toledo's distracted driving bill , which she co-sponsored with Emily Slosberg, D-Boca Raton, cruised through all of its Senate committee votes before it was yanked from consideration last week with little explanation. The most controversial measure, and the part of the bill that saves the state the most money , would cut cost of living adjustments for teachers from 1.5 percent to 1 percent until the plan is 90 percent funded. (more...)
Heller: Justice Kennedy Will Step Down from Supreme Court This Summer Heller: Justice Kennedy Will Step Down from Supreme Court This Summer
- March 09, 2018

Dean Heller (R-Nev.) said in a speech last week that he expects the 81-year-old justice to step down this summer. The justice was appointed by conservative Ronald Reagan after the failed nomination of Robert Bork, but his judicial philosophy has placed him in the middle of the court on many important issues and given him an incredibly powerful position in the political life of the country. (more...)
Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) VP Sells $27750.19 in Stock Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) VP Sells $27750.19 in Stock
- March 09, 2018

Herbalife has a 1 year low of $50.70 and a 1 year high of $95.93. The institutional investor held 29,059 shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $4.32 million, down from 31,114 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
Retailers call Trump tariffs 'self-inflicted wound on the nation's economy' Retailers call Trump tariffs 'self-inflicted wound on the nation's economy'
- March 09, 2018

He's now holding Canada and Mexico hostage at those talks. Sources outside the White House said the tariffs will take effect in 15 days, with Canada and Mexico indefinitely excluded from the duties. Essentially, Trump is forcing countries to come forward and present him with an alternative proposal if they don't like his tariffs , which is ot that unusual in private business. (more...)
Trump, Kim Jong-un to Meet by May Trump, Kim Jong-un to Meet by May
- March 09, 2018

North Korea appeared to confirm the summit plans. Donald Trump , the US President , has shown that he is amenable to meeting Kim Jong Un , the leader of North Korea, sometime in May. Monday's talks with Kim were the culmination of a series of North-South contacts since the beginning of the year. Washington still remains publicly dedicated to annual war games with the South which the North claims are a rehearsal for invasion. (more...)
French president Emmanuel Macron arrives in India, greeted by PM Modi French president Emmanuel Macron arrives in India, greeted by PM Modi
- March 09, 2018

Accompanied by wife Brigitte Marie-Claude and senior cabinet ministers, Macron was greeted by PM Modi with his trademark bear hug, soon after deboarding his plane in Delhi. "Be it trade and technology, innovation and investment, energy, education and enterprise, we want to give a boost to India-France ties", PM Modi had said on the occasion. (more...)
Broadcom sends letter to US Congress, denies national security concerns Broadcom sends letter to US Congress, denies national security concerns
- March 09, 2018

To quell some of the concerns, Broadcomm inked a letter to Congress assuring members that it has every intention of making the United States a leader in 5G connectivity , and that it would not spend less money on advancing 5G stateside. The panel said that if Broadcom chose to slash Qualcomm's R&D investments it could lead to Chinese competitors like Huawei surpassing the U.S.in innovation. (more...)
White cop arrested for beating, choking, and Tasing black jaywalker White cop arrested for beating, choking, and Tasing black jaywalker
- March 09, 2018

It began around midnight on august 25 when officer Christopher Hickman and a police trainee stopped 33-year-old Johnnie Jermaine Rush in Asheville and accused him of jaywalking and trespassing through a parking lot, reports the Asheville Citizen-Times. (more...)
Woman's act of kindness at Texas Waffle House goes viral, earns praise Woman's act of kindness at Texas Waffle House goes viral, earns praise
- March 09, 2018

A Texas Waffle House employee has been given a college scholarship after her act of kindness toward a customer went viral. She added that the gentleman had required help because his hands were "not functioning too well". "Someone told me a few days later that I was very popular because they got me on Facebooks", Charpentier said. The photo has more than 95,000 likes and 44,000 shares. (more...)
Disgraced school deputy gets caught lying about Florida massacre Disgraced school deputy gets caught lying about Florida massacre
- March 09, 2018

Scot Peterson, the armed school deputy who stayed outside while 17 people were murdered claimed he heard shots outside of the school, which would explain his failure to engage the shooter. A dispatcher echoed the command. Download the police radio recording here . Peterson was heavily criticized for his inaction and, through his lawyer, released a statement saying he, "believed that those gunshots were originating from outside of any of the buildings on the school campus". (more...)
China reactions to Trump's plan to impose tariffs China reactions to Trump's plan to impose tariffs
- March 09, 2018

The stakes are high for both sides, but there are limits to the amount of damage they can inflict without hurting their own economies, analysts note. China's steel and metals associations urged the government to retaliate against the United States, citing imports ranging from stainless steel to coal, agricultural products and electronics. (more...)
Palestinian killed in clashes with Israeli army: Palestinian ministry Palestinian killed in clashes with Israeli army: Palestinian ministry
- March 09, 2018

According to the IDF troops who were at the scene, al-Jabari was shot because he was about to throw a Molotov cocktail at them. Palestinian media outlets say that Jabari was deaf and mute. The outcome of the Israeli army investigations is yet to be made public. A 24-year-old Palestinian man was shot and killed by IDF forces in Hebron on Friday. (more...)
Labour suspends party members over 'anti-Semitic' Facebook group Labour suspends party members over 'anti-Semitic' Facebook group
- March 09, 2018

It said the motions on single market membership were therefore out of date. A Scottish Labour spokesman said: "The Scottish Executive unanimously agreed a unity motion ahead of the conference debate on Brexit ". They said: "Jeremy and the Labour party are implacably opposed to all forms of anti-Semitism and will take whatever necessary action to stamp it out in the Labour party". (more...)
Lee Dong Wook And Suzy Confirmed In A Romantic Relationship Lee Dong Wook And Suzy Confirmed In A Romantic Relationship
- March 09, 2018

The media outlet interviewed various insiders who are closely acquainted with Suzy and Lee Dong Wook on March 9, in light of the couple admitting to their relationship. It's reported that they were very cautious of their surroundings but failed to hide their affection for each other. The two reportedly get along well due to their similarly bright personalities. (more...)
Chennai girl stabbed outside college, locals thrash attacker, hand him to police Chennai girl stabbed outside college, locals thrash attacker, hand him to police
- March 09, 2018

Though the victim was rushed to a nearby hospital she could not be saved. The girl has been identified as Ashwani Mohan, a second-year B.Com student at Meenakshi College in Chennai , who resided in Maduravoyal. Afterward, she moved to a relative's house in Jafferkhanpet and resumed attending college.This infuriated the youth, who according to some reports, had financially assisted Aswini to pursue her education. (more...)
Why is Netflix airing special about transracial activist Rachel Dolezal? Why is Netflix airing special about transracial activist Rachel Dolezal?
- March 09, 2018

Here are some of the most hilarious tweets about Ms. Rachel and her continuous trolling of us. Technically biracial - Franklin's father is a Black man - the two-minute clip shows the teenager expressing his apprehension about his mother subjecting their family to any further scrutiny. (more...)
Duterte needs 'psychiatric evaluation', says United Nations chief Duterte needs 'psychiatric evaluation', says United Nations chief
- March 09, 2018

The petition, made public on Friday, would give the government power to closely monitor the movements and limit the resources of anyone on the list. Tauli-Corpuz called the inclusion of her name "baseless, malicious and irresponsible", in a statement issued on Thursday , when she became aware of the list. (more...)
South Korean actor at centre of 'sexual abuse' claims found dead South Korean actor at centre of 'sexual abuse' claims found dead
- March 09, 2018

Police were investigating multiple claims that Jo sexually abused his students when he was a professor at Cheongju University in central South Korea. As a result of the accusations, he lost his professorship. A flurry of other allegations followed across arts, entertainment, cinema and politics. "I deeply apologize to all the victims who were scarred by me, and I will not evade all legal and social responsibilities for my fault". (more...)
2000 frozen eggs and embryos possibly 'compromised' after fertility clinic temperature malfunction 2000 frozen eggs and embryos possibly 'compromised' after fertility clinic temperature malfunction
- March 09, 2018

The site where the egg- and embryo-holding tanks are stored features an alarm system, and the alarm was said to be going off when staff arrived Sunday morning. Hospital staff has set up a call center to arrange meetings or calls between patients and their physicians to address their concerns. Patients are being asked to contact their physicians. (more...)
Top EU trade official says she will seek exemption to Trump tariffs
- March 09, 2018

The EU has already threatened possible countermeasures to Trump's decision. If no exemption is won, the European Union announced on Wednesday it plans to retaliate with taxes on bourbon, peanut butter, cranberries, orange juice and steel and aluminum products. (more...)
Kimco Realty Corp (KIM): Stock in Spotlight
- March 09, 2018

About 4.50M shares traded. SL Green Realty Corp. B&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE:BGS) has declined 7.13% since March 8, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.17% the S&P500. For the past month, shares are 6.44%. Ahl Partners Llp has invested 0.03% in DSW Inc. Morgan Stanley reported 1.64% stake. Analysts await DSW Inc. Gsa Capital Prtn Limited Liability Partnership stated it has 22,722 shares. (more...)
Government To Reveal Proposed Abortion Laws If 8th Amendment Is Repealed Government To Reveal Proposed Abortion Laws If 8th Amendment Is Repealed
- March 09, 2018

After the 12 week limit, abortions will be allowed in cases of fatal foetal abnormality - or where there is a risk to the life - health or mental health of the mother. Ireland's cabinet is scheduled to convene today to debate the ruling. In the lead up to the referendum, this is why it is so important that we have conversations about reproductive healthcare, and that we face with openness and honesty the very complex issues around life decisions, fertility control and pregnancy care. (more...)
China trade hits a record $84.55bn in 2017 China trade hits a record $84.55bn in 2017
- March 09, 2018

The foreign secretary's missive seemed at variance with the policy adopted when Prime Minister Narendra Modi took office in May 2014-when he had invited the then Prime Minister (now President) of the Tibetan government in exile Lobsang Sangay for his swearing-in-signalling India's espousal of a more muscular approach towards China. (more...)

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