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Crowd-funding for South African triathlete after being attacked with chainsaw Crowd-funding for South African triathlete after being attacked with chainsaw
- March 10, 2018

A crowdfunding campaign launched in response has raised more than $53,000 (£39,000) for his medical treatment. Gwala was training near the University of KwaZulu-Natal at about 03:15 (CAT) on Tuesday when three men dragged him into the bushes during his morning cycle. (more...)
Clemson Knocks Off Boston College, Gets No. 1 Virginia Next Clemson Knocks Off Boston College, Gets No. 1 Virginia Next
- March 10, 2018

In other Pacific-12 Tournament games Thursday, Aaron Holiday had 34 points, 8 assists and 7 rebounds, lifting UCLA to an 88-77 victory over Stanford in the quarterfinals. No. 3 Miami, 9 p.m. Louisville kept the roll going to start the second half, expanding its advantage to 26 points at the 11:35 mark when Snider stroked a 3-ball. (more...)
U.S. bars govt workers from Mexican resort of Playa del Carmen U.S. bars govt workers from Mexican resort of Playa del Carmen
- March 10, 2018

In the alert issued Wednesday, officials said USA government employees were "prohibited from traveling to Playa del Carmen until further notice". However, the State Department issued a separate emergency message last week notifying USA citizens of an undetonated explosive device discovered on a ferry. (more...)
Former student pleads guilty in drunk driving, manslaughter case from 2016 Former student pleads guilty in drunk driving, manslaughter case from 2016
- March 10, 2018

Elliott pleaded guilty to intoxication manslaughter Monday. Inside the Corolla were father-to-be Fabian Guerrero-Moreno , 23, and his better half, Kristian Nicole Guerrero , who was five months pregnant. They also said Elliott did not apply brakes before the impact. Her blood liquor level was 0.199, as indicated by KXAN , and as far as possible in Texas is 0.08. (more...)
The Librarians Cancelled by TNT, But It Will be Shopped Around The Librarians Cancelled by TNT, But It Will be Shopped Around
- March 10, 2018

TNT has opted against a fifth season of " The Librarians ", but there could be some hope for fans of the drama. Just got the official call. TNT then spun it off into a series in 2014 starring Rebecca Romijn , Christian Kane, Lindy Booth , John Harlan Kim, and John Larroquette , with Wyle appearing on a recurring basis. (more...)
Study says bones from Pacific island likely those of Amelia Earhart Study says bones from Pacific island likely those of Amelia Earhart
- March 10, 2018

The evidence, he says, "strongly supports the conclusion that the Nikumaroro bones belonged to Amelia Earhart ". The remains were discovered in 1940, but in 1941, the experts decided that the bones of men. "We can agree that Hoodless may have done as well as most analysts of the time could have done, but this does not mean his analysis was correct". Her plane disappeared in 1937 when she tried to circumnavigate the Earth. (more...)
Pakistan exposed once again at UN Pakistan exposed once again at UN
- March 10, 2018

In September 2017, at the UN General Assembly in New York, India said "Pakistan is now "Terroristan", with a flourishing industry producing and exporting global terrorism". India's illegal occupation, massive human rights abuses, extra-judicial executions and economic exploitation of the territory continue to stir the Kashmiri freedom movement. (more...)
Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High to perform at Carnegie Hall Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High to perform at Carnegie Hall
- March 10, 2018

Referring to the school safety bill, Hoyer said , "We ought to put additional protections, not just for students, but people in theaters, nightclubs, shopping malls and churches alike". "This is the first step in saying never again". Scott "is against arming teachers", said Lauren Schenone, a spokeswoman for the governor . Florida's House has not yet taken up its version of the bill. (more...)
Ex-Trump campaign manager faces Russian Federation interview Ex-Trump campaign manager faces Russian Federation interview
- March 09, 2018

The top Democrat on the House intelligence committee said Thursday that he wants to question a Lebanese-American businessman who is cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. But Prince denied that in his testimony a year ago, saying he attended the meeting strictly for business purposes. Prince told the House intelligence committee that he had met Dmitriev in the Seychelles by chance, and that he was not representing the Trump administration. (more...)
White House Gears Up Campaigning For Pennsylvania Special Election White House Gears Up Campaigning For Pennsylvania Special Election
- March 09, 2018

Either Conor Lamb or Rick Saccone will win the election on March 13, but it's a seat the victor will only hold until the end of December. Democrat Conor Lamb has downplayed his criticism of the president for much of the campaign. (more...)
Profund Advisors LLC Decreases Holdings in American Electric Power Company Inc (AEP)
- March 09, 2018

Nationwide Fund Advisors who had been investing in Michaels Cos Inc/The for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $4.07B market cap company. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) closed its last session at $14.52. Stevens First Principles Investment Advisors reported 3,050 shares. Its service area allocation of approximately 4,000 square miles is located entirely within OR and includes approximately 51 incorporated cities, of which Portland and Salem. (more...)
The Sopranos Is Set To Return To Our Screens! The Sopranos Is Set To Return To Our Screens!
- March 09, 2018

Chase has been working on the screenplay for the movie - which now has a working title of " The Many Saints of Newark " - with Lawrence Konner , and it seems fans can expect some familiar faces to appear in the project. Co-writer David Chase will also produce the film and have a say in the selection of a not-yet-known director. Except, of course, the late lead actor James Gandolfini who passed away in 2013. (more...)
Saudi Arabia expected to buy 48 Typhoon jets from UK Saudi Arabia expected to buy 48 Typhoon jets from UK
- March 09, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn hammered Theresa May with the Saudi visit at Prime Minister's Questions. The visit has been strongly condemned by thousands of protesters in various parts of the United Kingdom, who held protest rallies to slam the Arab country's war crimes in Yemen . (more...)
Trump readies tariff plan rollout, exempting Mexico, Canada Trump readies tariff plan rollout, exempting Mexico, Canada
- March 09, 2018

However, Foley added that the specter of trade wars were unambiguously negative for the Canadian dollar, with Trump's proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum - of which Canada is its prime supplier - seen as a bargaining chip in talks to revamp the North Atlantic Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). (more...)
Florida middle school teacher suspended for allegedly using racial slurs in classroom Florida middle school teacher suspended for allegedly using racial slurs in classroom
- March 09, 2018

David Swinyar , 48, was suspended for 10-days from Kernan Middle School for allegedly using the "N-word" in front of his students. "If my daughter was dating someone who used the "f" word, I wouldn't have any respect for that n****r", the middle school teacher stated, according to the report . (more...)
What is International Women's Day? What is International Women's Day?
- March 09, 2018

This was the consensus of participants in a seminar entitled Women On Worth - Gender Equality And Feminity In The Business World. Topics such as career development for women , coaching and networking and issues important to women in the workplace were discussed by panellists and explored in workshops and presentations by high profile local and visiting speakers from diverse spheres. (more...)
Immigration agents detain South Bay mother of 3 Immigration agents detain South Bay mother of 3
- March 09, 2018

The videos, both just less than two minutes long, show a woman being apprehended by Border Patrol agents, with several girls screaming and crying in the background. Most recently, the case of a Congolese mother seeking asylum separated at the border from her 7-year-old daughter as they tried to enter the country without proper authorization sparked outrage among immigration and civil rights advocates. (more...)
Russian Federation has an Interest in Diamonds and Platinum in Zimbabwe Russian Federation has an Interest in Diamonds and Platinum in Zimbabwe
- March 09, 2018

Repeating that "we never received a formal invitation" from Lavrov, Nauert said, "Just because because the two of them happen to be in the same country at the same time doesn't necessarily mean that they're going to carve out time". We are willing to cooperate on the basis of equality. Lavrov said Russian Federation is "willing to consider any option" to raise the representation of developing countries at the Security Council, noting that the developed countries are not under-represented at ... (more...)
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...)

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