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Queensland police hunt Irish tourists over scams Queensland police hunt Irish tourists over scams
- March 11, 2018

The accused are believed to be involved in a number of scams across the Gold Coast and Brisbane. One group of three women with small children is said to be seen using prams and handbags to hide stolen goods. "This attention has put many of them to ground and - which is a good thing, because our key goal at the moment is to stop these people from committing any more offences". (more...)
Trump says Australia to secure exemption from U.S. tariffs Trump says Australia to secure exemption from U.S. tariffs
- March 11, 2018

Trump praised Turnbull and "the great nation of Australia" in his announcement. Trump on Thursday afternoon signed paperwork to impose tariffs of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum, despite warnings from Republicans, Democrats and worldwide leaders that such a move could have unintended consequences. (more...)
Chennai in advantage after holding Goa Chennai in advantage after holding Goa
- March 11, 2018

Chennaiyin FC , who did well in defending their citadel for better part of the first half, too came up with unsafe counter-attacks with Jeje and Gregory Nelsons low shot narrowly missing the target. Changing over the visitors had two golden chances to take lead. FC Goa and Chennaiyin FC ended the first leg of the semifinal clash in a 1-1 draw with Manuel Lanzarote and Anirudh Thapa being the goalscorers. (more...)
Winter Storm Warning in Effect through 4 am Monday Winter Storm Warning in Effect through 4 am Monday
- March 11, 2018

Last weekend, a powerful nor'easter morphed into a "bomb cyclone" and slammed much of the Northeast with heavy snow and rain, hurricane-force wind gusts, and significant coastal flooding. Damage to trees and power lines is possible as snow will be accompanied with strong to damaging winds, especially over southeast MA and Rhode Island. (more...)
USA working to spare Australia tariffs USA working to spare Australia tariffs
- March 11, 2018

Australia/US trade is fair & reciprocal & each of our nations has no closer ally. Turnbull went a step further, telling reporters in South Australia on Saturday that he was "very pleased the President was able to confirm that he would not have to impose tariffs on Australian steel and aluminum". (more...)
Stormy Daniels says Trump scandal good for business Stormy Daniels says Trump scandal good for business
- March 11, 2018

The White House on Thursday said that it's not abnormal for many people to leave the administration, after reports that the residence-cum-office of the USA president has plunged into chaos with at least half a dozen senior officials leaving the office in recent weeks. (more...)
Japanese revive the seventh anniversary of tsunami tragedy Japanese revive the seventh anniversary of tsunami tragedy
- March 11, 2018

The Fukushima Daiichi plant was damaged by a tsunami triggered by a magnitude-9 natural disaster on the afternoon of 11 March 2011. "However, by being aware of circumstances of the affected residents, we will continue to spend our efforts providing uninterrupted support for the region". (more...)
Trump minaccia l'Ue: Trump minaccia l'Ue: "Giù le tariffe o tassiamo auto e altro"
- March 11, 2018

In precedenza l'inquilino della Casa Bianca aveva detto di aver accettato l'offerta del leader nordcoreano Kim Jong-un per avere un incontro e discutere i problemi accumulatisi tra i due Paesi. "Penso che manterranno la loro promessa!" ha aggiunto. E ha ammonito che "tali misure, prese nei confronti di paesi alleati che rispettano le regole del commercio mondiale, non sarebbero efficaci per lottare contro le pratiche sleali, al contrario, rischierebbero di scatenare una guerra ... (more...)
Stormy Daniels calls Trump-related attention 'double-edged sword' Stormy Daniels calls Trump-related attention 'double-edged sword'
- March 11, 2018

Daniels, a porn star who regularly makes appearances at strip clubs across the country, was in Fort Lauderdale, Florida Friday night to perform at the Solid Gold gentleman's club. Clifford and her counsel", Rosen said. Lawyers, professors and election law experts told NBC that there is enough to the circumstances around the payment, made by the Trump Organization's longtime attorney Michael Cohen shortly before the 2016 presidential election, that it could have violated campaign laws. (more...)
Gov. Scott Signs School Safety Bill Into Law Gov. Scott Signs School Safety Bill Into Law
- March 11, 2018

Among other things, the legislation raises the legal age for gun purchases to 21, institutes a waiting period of three days, and allows for the arming of school personnel who are not full-time teachers. "It's an example to the entire country that government can and has moved fast", he added. Bringing more guns into school has been a controversial idea, but lawmakers defended the bill. (more...)
Chuck Todd responds to Trump's 'son of a bitch' slam Chuck Todd responds to Trump's 'son of a bitch' slam
- March 11, 2018

Todd wondered. "Would you call last night's speech a focused speech on that?" "And I'm saying, you know, I'm really smart". He went on to say that although he tries to raise his children "to respect the office of the presidency and the president", Trump "creates a challenge to all parents when he uses vulgarities like that". (more...)
Turkish Passenger Jet Reportedly Crashes in Western Iran Turkish Passenger Jet Reportedly Crashes in Western Iran
- March 11, 2018

Tasnim News Agency has posted a picture of a smoke rising from the alleged crashed site. The plane, a Bombardier C160 according to the Fars news agency, was traveling from Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates and was initially believed to be carrying up to 20 passengers. (more...)
Saudi Arabia signs warplane deal with United Kingdom during crown prince visit Saudi Arabia signs warplane deal with United Kingdom during crown prince visit
- March 11, 2018

Britain agreed on Friday to finalise talks with Saudi Arabia on the purchase of 48 Typhoon aircraft, the fighter jet's maker BAE Systems said. "This is a positive step towards agreeing a contract for our valued partner". Following the talks, a Downing Street spokeswoman said May "welcomed recent reforms in Saudi Arabia , including on women" and had raised the UK's "deep concerns" at the humanitarian situation in Yemen . (more...)
Taliban attacks Afghan soldiers in Farah, killing at least 24 Taliban attacks Afghan soldiers in Farah, killing at least 24
- March 11, 2018

At least 15 Afghan soldiers were killed after Taliban attacked their outpost in western province of Farah overnight, local Ariana News TV reported on Saturday. "Currently, the security and defense forces are engaged in 13 offensives against the terrorists in 10 provinces of the country while the commando forces have conducted 29 separate offensives in different provinces", he said. (more...)
Nicholas Kristof: Trump's North Korea gamble Nicholas Kristof: Trump's North Korea gamble
- March 11, 2018

Japan plans to cover most of the initial costs of 350 million to 400 million yen thought to be needed to finance inspections of the North Korean nuclear complex in Yongbyon, which includes a uranium enrichment plant, reactor and spent fuel reprocessing facility, according to the officials. (more...)
Trump urges support for GOP House candidate Trump urges support for GOP House candidate
- March 11, 2018

Trump said he recently asked the president of Singapore if that country has a drug problem. He said countries like Singapore have fewer issues with drug addiction because of how much more harshly they punish their dealers. The president also noted that Lamb and Saccone both have endorsed his new tariffs on steel and aluminum. He said he would welcome a battle against another television celebrity who has been a fantasy candidate for Democrats: Oprah Winfrey. (more...)
Rick Pitino, bitter at Louisville's 'board of traitors,' wants back into coaching Rick Pitino, bitter at Louisville's 'board of traitors,' wants back into coaching
- March 11, 2018

While Pitino's success on the court speaks for itself, this could be seen as an extremely risky hire after he was sacked from Louisville due to, among many things, the payment of recruits and hiring of prostitutes to entertain prospects. "Every night I go to bed, I'm bitter at the USA attorney's office and at the "board of traitors" at Louisville", Pitino said. "The level doesn't matter to me", he told ESPN. (more...)
Trump says goodbye to 'globalist' economic adviser Gary Cohn Trump says goodbye to 'globalist' economic adviser Gary Cohn
- March 11, 2018

Levitt said that if Democrats are able to win a majority in at least one branch of Congress, it could reduce uncertainty by checking Trump's attempts to implement protectionist policies. Cohn, who had been rumoured just weeks ago as a potential next Chief of Staff, will leave the White House in the coming weeks, CNN reported. "People focus on the President, as they should, because the President's the single most important person", he had told TVNZ. (more...)
China metal producers urge Beijing to retaliate on U.S. tariffs China metal producers urge Beijing to retaliate on U.S. tariffs
- March 11, 2018

While steel and aluminum manufacturers cheered the tariffs that Trump formally implemented Thursday, other manufacturers have howled that higher prices for those raw materials would spark price hikes for consumers. This put January up 16.2 percent over January of 2017, with exports trailing imports. The people briefed on the plans say all countries affected by the tariffs are being invited to negotiate for exemptions, if they can address the threat their exports pose to the U.S. (more...)
Trump to discuss 'violent video-game exposure' with industry leaders Trump to discuss 'violent video-game exposure' with industry leaders
- March 11, 2018

The White House already has hinted at sustained, broader scrutiny still to come. Melissa Henson, spokeswoman for Parents Television Council , said Trump started off the meeting with a montage of clips showing violence in a variety of video games . (more...)
Dennis Rodman Praises Donald Trump for Decision to Meet with Kim Jong Dennis Rodman Praises Donald Trump for Decision to Meet with Kim Jong
- March 11, 2018

In the first months of his presidency, Donald Trump played the Chinese paper to push North Korea and approached the Japanese Prime Minister, Sino Ampe, giving the impression that South Korea's President Mou Jie-in was on the sidelines. However, since the election of Trab, the State Department has lost a number of specialists in the North Korea file, while Washington's new ambassador to Seoul has not yet been appointed. (more...)
Defiant Jose Mourinho hails Manchester United following win over rivals Liverpool
- March 11, 2018

Manchester United are looking to win the Champions League for the first time since 2008 when the Red Devils beat Chelsea FC on penalties. "But you can't cross the line and come on the pitch", West Ham manager David Moyes said. You can say we deserved it because we were good enough around situations, but we caused United a lot of problems. In the North East, Newcastle United secured a 3-0 victory over Southampton to move five points clear of the bottom three, piling the pressure on Saints ... (more...)
Worldwide search for person of interest in homicide investigation Worldwide search for person of interest in homicide investigation
- March 11, 2018

In a press release, police said during an autopsy conducted at Lourdes hospital, Anderson's cause of death was ruled a homicide. City detectives are being assisted by Binghamton University police, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the New York/New Jersey Port Authority police and police in Nassau County. (more...)
Miami nightclub shut down for shocking horse stunt Miami nightclub shut down for shocking horse stunt
- March 11, 2018

The videos posted on multiple accounts showed two people riding a white horse onto the dancefloor before the horse grew aggravated and bucked them off. " I fully support the immediate actions taken by the City Manager and his staff to ensure that this is remedied quickly ". Similarly, the Miami Beach Police have launched an investigation into animal cruelty charges. (more...)
How Tax Cuts Led To West Virginia's Massive Teacher Strike How Tax Cuts Led To West Virginia's Massive Teacher Strike
- March 11, 2018

Senate Republicans have repeatedly emphasized exercising restraint with state spending, while agreeing that teachers and West Virginia's other public workers are all underpaid. The amendment was approved on a 9-8 committee vote. West Virginia Association of School Administrators President Gary Price, the superintendent of schools in Marion County, said the only way to get the teachers and school service personnel back on the job was for the Senate to pass the five percent bill. (more...)
No Brexit progress without Irish border solution — EU's Tusk No Brexit progress without Irish border solution — EU's Tusk
- March 11, 2018

Discussions over the relationship are set to intensify over the coming months and are earmarked to conclude by the fall to give parliaments time to assess any deal. On the issue of the frontier between Northern Ireland and the Republic, Mr Johnson said it "will be possible to have very, very minimal controls at the border". (more...)
Massive forest fire breaks out in Tamil Nadu, 20 students trapped Massive forest fire breaks out in Tamil Nadu, 20 students trapped
- March 11, 2018

At least 20 students are reportedly trapped in the fire. Responding to a request from Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami , Sitharaman said,"Just now I have spoken to District Collector". Conservator of forests, Madurai circle, R K Jegania said that the students from the college had not obtained permission for trekking, according to a Times of India report. (more...)
Trump met with Clinton's impeachment lawyer to assist in Russian Federation probe Trump met with Clinton's impeachment lawyer to assist in Russian Federation probe
- March 11, 2018

No agreement has been reached but the overtures to Flood indicate that Trump feels the need to beef up his legal team amid the investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller . In addition to defending Clinton at the most precarious moment of his political life, Flood has represented former President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney . (more...)
Huge Voter Turnout For State's Primaries Huge Voter Turnout For State's Primaries
- March 11, 2018

Texas still runs red after Tuesday's primaries and days of media speculation that there would be more competition from Democratic nominees. He added that he didn't think that was likely. Their party, however, has emerged winless in statewide races for governor and U.S. senator for more than 20 years, and they face long odds this November of ousting Republicans such as U.S. (more...)
Hope Hicks told House intel committee her email was hacked Hope Hicks told House intel committee her email was hacked
- March 11, 2018

In her testimony before the House Intelligence Committee last week, outgoing White House Communications Director Hope Hicks said one of her email accounts had been hacked, a committee source familiar with Hicks' testimony confirms to CBS News . (more...)

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