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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...)
WASDE: Wheat tweak see 3 million mt more end stocks globally WASDE: Wheat tweak see 3 million mt more end stocks globally
- March 09, 2018

The cut in expectations for Argentina's output is because of persistent heat and dryness during February, while the prediction for Brazil is based on expectations of a more modest increase in second-crop corn, the USDA said. Ending stocks were reduced by 3.7m tons. "Exports are raised 175 million bushels to 2.225 billion, reflecting US price competitiveness, record-high outstanding sales, and reduced exports for Argentina", the USDA said. (more...)
Aarushi-Hemraj murder case: CBI moves Supreme Court against acquittal of Talwars Aarushi-Hemraj murder case: CBI moves Supreme Court against acquittal of Talwars
- March 09, 2018

The CBI filed an appeal challenging the high court order acquitting the Talwar couple, CBIs spokesperson said. Former CBI chief AP Singh said the court will only see evidence available in the past and no fresh evidence will presented. Aarushi was found murdered in her bedroom, following which Hemraj was initially a suspect. Noida police accused the couple of killing their daughter "in a fit of rage". (more...)
China urges Taiwan's few allies to follow 'irresistible trend' of recognizing Beijing China urges Taiwan's few allies to follow 'irresistible trend' of recognizing Beijing
- March 09, 2018

The dispute has fueled concerns that soybeans, the United States' most valuable export to the world's No. 2 economy, might be caught up in the trade actions after Beijing launched a probe into imports of USA sorghum, a grain used in animal feed and liquor. (more...)
Real beat PSG, but their work is far from done Real beat PSG, but their work is far from done
- March 09, 2018

Neymar had to be stretchered off in his team's win against Marseille last month after he sprained his ankle and fractured his metatarsal. "We'll speak with the players". The Portguese's opener in Paris means he now has 15 goals in his last nine games overall and, in the Champions League , has scored in a remarkable nine consecutive matches, equalling the record of Ruud van Nistelrooy. (more...)
The Trump administration blocked a move that would have wrecked Obamacare The Trump administration blocked a move that would have wrecked Obamacare
- March 09, 2018

Verma said that Idaho's new plan to let insurers sell plans that did not comply with Obamacare ws not legally permissible. In an unexpected development, the Department of Health and Human Services sent a letter to Idaho Gov. Blue Cross of Idaho announced soon afterwards that the insurer would offer these skinny plans which would have charged sick people more than healthy people. (more...)
India was not a giant black hole before May 2014: Sonia India was not a giant black hole before May 2014: Sonia
- March 09, 2018

Speaking at an event of a private television news channel, Sonia Gandhi described the BJP government's claim of great development in last four years of its rule as an "insult to the intelligence" of the people of the country. Some weeks ago, I took a step back from duties of nearly two decades as president of the Congress party. Our very social DNA is being re-engineered. (more...)
Daylight Saving 2018: Don't forget to turn your clocks forward Daylight Saving 2018: Don't forget to turn your clocks forward
- March 09, 2018

However, while most of those areas stay an hour back, Florida would stay an hour ahead, in order to soak up the sun longer. Daylight Savings Time is Sunday at 2 a.m. Part of the act extended Daylight Saving Time starting in 2007, with the new period running from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November. (more...)
PM Modi pays condolence to Pyarelal Wadali PM Modi pays condolence to Pyarelal Wadali
- March 09, 2018

Tu mane ya na mane dildara from the album Farid, is one of their famous songs, released in 2004. Before the Wadali Brothers became Sufi singers, elder brother Puran Chand Wadali was a regular in a wrestling ring for about 25 years, while Pyarelal Wadali who just passed away at 75 played the role of Krishna in the Raasleela. (more...)
Bag of 54 severed human hands found in Russian Federation Bag of 54 severed human hands found in Russian Federation
- March 09, 2018

They were found on an island next to the Amur River. Russian police are investigating after a bag containing 54 severed human hands washed up near Siberia, The Siberian Times reports. Lurid theories about the severed limbs - seen as 27 sets of hands - have swept social media. 'So there is nothing criminal in the fact that hands were cut off from dead bodies for the goal of taking fingerprints?' And local media is stating that medical bandages and hospital-style plastic shoe covers were ... (more...)
China's February Exports Surge, Trade Surplus Widens China's February Exports Surge, Trade Surplus Widens
- March 09, 2018

Instead, the USA appears ready to go ahead with tariffs and protectionist practices that already have key USA allies and partners seeking help from the World Trade Organization and threatening trade wars. That left the monthly trade surplus at 224.88 billion yuan, a reversal from a trade deficit of 72.99 billion yuan in the same period a year ago. "China has been asked to develop a plan for the year of a One Billion Dollar reduction in their massive Trade Deficit with the United States", ... (more...)
Mexico says U.S. tariffs will not pressure NAFTA talks Mexico says U.S. tariffs will not pressure NAFTA talks
- March 09, 2018

Talks to overhaul the 24-year-old pact are moving slowly, in part because Canada and Mexico have resisted US demands to boost the North American content of autos produced inside NAFTA . business and workers was signed. So far, after seven months we have completed just six. Trudeau spoke with Trump about the closing of the latest round of NAFTA negotiations in Mexico City, flagging the progress that had been made in this seventh round of talks while expressing concerns about the threat ... (more...)
Won't give an inch of South China Sea: China to US Won't give an inch of South China Sea: China to US
- March 09, 2018

The prospect of a trade war between China and the United States has increased after Beijing's foreign minister said it would make a "necessary response" in the event of Donald Trump introducing punitive tariffs on steel and aluminium imports. (more...)

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