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Tell your Senator not to Override Veto on Gun Dealer Licensing Tell your Senator not to Override Veto on Gun Dealer Licensing
- March 14, 2018

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel had also asked the governor to approve the measure. "He wants to win his primary and neglect his primary responsibilities", he said. "It's crushing to our small business owners, and creates bureaucracy that really doesn't help keep our communities safer", he told WJPF News Radio in southern IL. (more...)
Colombia votes in election seen as test for peace deal Colombia votes in election seen as test for peace deal
- March 14, 2018

Other candidates include Liberal party elder statesman Humberto de la Calle, who lead government negotiators at FARC talks, and former defence minister and USA ambassador Juan Carlos Pinzon. Colombian forces have killed 34 rebels in fighting since the ceasefire ended on January 9, while rebels have launched repeated attacks, killed 19 members of the armed forces and halted pumping of crude oil with bomb attacks. (more...)
Congress levels office of profit charge against BJP Rajya Sabha nominee Vats Congress levels office of profit charge against BJP Rajya Sabha nominee Vats
- March 14, 2018

Accusing the BJP of playing "lowly game" in the past as well, Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said Rathwa's nomination was "absolutely correct". From the BJP, nomination papers of Mansukh L. Mandaviya, Parshottam Rupala and Kiritsinh Rana were accepted. However, the Congress dismissed the allegations as baseless and claimed that the returning officer accepted Rathwa's nomination papers after scrutiny today. (more...)
Mount Vernon, NY Mayor Arrested In Corruption Case Mount Vernon, NY Mayor Arrested In Corruption Case
- March 13, 2018

Thomas allegedly failed to disclose the money on two separate financial disclosure statements. Thomas also allegedly used campaign funds to make payments on insurance policies and rent, Schneiderman said. In late December 2015, he also used his campaign committee credit card to charge a $118 meal at JFK Airport en route to a family vacation in Mexico. (more...)
Judge: Manafort Faces 'Very Real Possibility' of Life in Prison Judge: Manafort Faces 'Very Real Possibility' of Life in Prison
- March 13, 2018

The district judge assigned to Paul Manafort's case said the gravity and number of charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign manager means he could possibly spent the rest of his life behind bars, according to Politico . (more...)
Shares Running 3.83% on Volume: Alaska Air Group (ALK)
- March 13, 2018

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Alaska Air Group, Inc . It is up 29.33% since March 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.63% the S&P500. The company has a total of 108.73 Million shares outstanding. Strs Ohio holds 0% or 11,153 shares. Weatherly Asset Mgmt Lp holds 3,811 shares. 174,543 were accumulated by State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys. (more...)
Netanyahu in emergency talks to overcome coalition crisis Netanyahu in emergency talks to overcome coalition crisis
- March 13, 2018

Netanyahu spoke at length of the threat posed by Iran, whom he said wanted to build an empire, starting with the current land corridor of sympathetic governments it has built to the Mediterranean via Iraq, Syria and Lebanon. Lieberman vowed on Tuesday that his Yisrael Beitenu party would "vote as one against the bill" as it stands now. "For as long as it has not passed its third [and final] reading, we shall fight from inside". (more...)
Ray Parlour makes £50m Hector Bellerin claim Ray Parlour makes £50m Hector Bellerin claim
- March 13, 2018

It's becoming a regular occurrence to see Hector Bellerin linked with a move away from the Emirates Stadium. Bellerin is one of Arsenal's key first-team players but he has struggled for form this season, which has led to the reports he could be on his way out. (more...)
Weekend rain turns to sunshine; snow possible midweek Weekend rain turns to sunshine; snow possible midweek
- March 13, 2018

Wednesday will be partly sunny with a high of 39 and a low of 26. South southwest wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Wednesday night will be clear with a low of 41 and a south southwest wind of 8 to 10 miles per hour. Tonight: There's an outside chance that light snow or a rain-snow mix could continue through the evening commute. Rain is expected Saturday with highs in the low to mid 60s. (more...)
Relentless Weather: More Snow as Another Nor'easter Takes Aim Relentless Weather: More Snow as Another Nor'easter Takes Aim
- March 13, 2018

By Bill Trotter , BDN Staff •. More power outages are possible, but they are not expected to be as widespread as last week . On March 2, a nor'easter that morphed into a "bomb cyclone" slammed much of the Northeast with heavy snow and rain, hurricane-force wind gusts, and significant coastal flooding. (more...)
Winter weather advisory in effect as snow arrives Winter weather advisory in effect as snow arrives
- March 13, 2018

Wednesday . Snow will be possible early Wednesday with a high near 38. Clouds are back in the forecast Tuesday night with a 40% chance of snow. Because surface temperatures will hover near to just above freezing, there shouldn't be significant accumulation. (more...)
IL officer fatally shot woman armed with knife IL officer fatally shot woman armed with knife
- March 13, 2018

Clements, 34, of Elgin. After initially trying to pull over the vehicle over , officers called off their pursuit, Swoboda said. Officers attempted to stop the vehicle and ultimately ended the chase without apprehending the suspect. The Illinois State Police will be investigating. All lanes are blocked on westbound Jame Addams after a police-involved shooting. The officer who fired shots was identified as SWAT team Lieutenant Christian Jensen. (more...)
Imran Khan narrowly escapes shoe attack in Gujrat Imran Khan narrowly escapes shoe attack in Gujrat
- March 13, 2018

The man who threw the show was arrested by the security staff. Media reports suggest he was "upset at Imran Khan supporting Zardari". According to Geo footage, the shoe directly hit the Aleem Khan when Imran was addressing the gathering during membership campaign in the city. (more...)
Nepal Votes: Incumbent Bhandari Tracking to Win Nepal Votes: Incumbent Bhandari Tracking to Win
- March 13, 2018

Two years later, as Bhandari gets re-elected for a fresh five-year term, not everyone is happy. She has thus also set the record as the first female president of Nepal. "Bhandari received the largest number of votes", Navaraj Dhakal, a spokesman for the Election Commission, said. The CPN-UML carries a total vote bank of 23,356 in the country, with 148 lawmakers in the Federal Parliament and 243 in the Provincial Assemblies, while the CPN (Maoist Centre) has 65 lawmakers in the Parliament and ... (more...)
There are 7000 pairs of shoes outside the Capitol. Here's why There are 7000 pairs of shoes outside the Capitol. Here's why
- March 13, 2018

According to the event organizers, 7,000 pairs of shoes (14,000 shoes in total) were used in the display, symbolizing that between 14 December 2012 and 13 March 2018, 7,000 children were killed by guns in the United States. Some schools will allow students to participate and have encouraged them to exercise their free speech rights under the First Amendment of the U.S. (more...)
Intermediate student in Hyderabad stabbed to death on his way to exams Intermediate student in Hyderabad stabbed to death on his way to exams
- March 13, 2018

E Sudheer , 19, studying at Pratibha Junior College , Kukatpally, in Moosapet, (a suburb in Hyderabad ) was going to the examination centre, along with his two friends, Meghanath and Sai Krishna, on a motorcycle when he was attacked by a gang of four men around 8.30am. (more...)
U'khand: Bus falls into a gorge; claims 13 lives U'khand: Bus falls into a gorge; claims 13 lives
- March 13, 2018

As per reports, the bus that fell into the gorge was going from Almora's Deoghat to Nainital's Ramnagar. Almost total 24 people were on board the bus. Meanwhile, staff at Bhatrojkhan police station said the postmortem was being conducted at Bhatrojkhan. The injured were rushed to Ramnagar hospital, where condition of few was stated to be critical. (more...)
CBSE Class 12th Chemistry Board Exam 2018 | Check Today's Paper Analysis & Review CBSE Class 12th Chemistry Board Exam 2018 | Check Today's Paper Analysis & Review
- March 13, 2018

After holding the Physics exam on March 7, 2018, the Chemistry test was held after a gap of 6 days. However, students now pursuing these subjects in class 9 have been allowed to continue it. "Most of the students completed the questions before time". "Mass Media Studies was one of the subjects which helped students with the learning disabilities, however, now they do not have much choice". (more...)
Defence budget inadequate: Army tells Parliamentary panel Defence budget inadequate: Army tells Parliamentary panel
- March 13, 2018

In its strongest take on the Modi govt, Army tells parliamentary panel that 68% of its equipment is vintage, and Make in India is stillborn. It had also started purchases of equipment after the Dokolam standoff past year with Chinese troops. (more...)
Prime Minister Trudeau to visit Hamilton steel mill Prime Minister Trudeau to visit Hamilton steel mill
- March 13, 2018

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday kicked off a tour of the nation's steel and aluminum regions to reassure workers anxious that the United States could still introduce tariffs on the imports of the metals. Canada produces some of the cleanest steel and aluminum in the world thanks to our focus on new technology and cleaner sources of energy. Trudeau says he will keep the pressure on Trump during the tariff negotiations, as well as on negotiations for the North American Free ... (more...)
CBS says work needed on before Stormy Daniels interview airs CBS says work needed on before Stormy Daniels interview airs
- March 13, 2018

The possibility of Daniels owning any pre-existing images/videos of Trump engaged in any lewd acts would definitely be a presidential first; however, he hasn't exactly fit the diplomatic politician mould throughout his short tenure in office. (more...)
Nine trekkers dead in India Tamil Nadu forest fire Nine trekkers dead in India Tamil Nadu forest fire
- March 13, 2018

On their way back on Sunday, the groups became trapped on the hills, surrounded by the fire. The fire situation looked very serious but could be controlled, an official told PTI on condition of anonymity. "We have not got all the details yet, since we were all busy with rescue work", he said. A 36-member team-24 people from Chennai and 12 from Tiruppur and Erode districts-on a trekking expedition reached the Kurangani hills on March 10. (more...)
Proposed Eastern Ohio Petrochemical Plant Adds South Korean Partner Proposed Eastern Ohio Petrochemical Plant Adds South Korean Partner
- March 13, 2018

PTT Global is working with Daelim Industrial of South Korea on plans to build what's called an " ethane cracker " on an existing fracking facility in Belmont County. "We will go through an assessment process to determine if there are any violations", Butler said. "Today is a pivotal step", Kasich said. Cera, D-Bellaire, said he hopes the new partnership and additional investment will "close that circle" of debate about the project and create some forward momentum. (more...)
Islamic State claims responsibility for Yemen military kitchen bomb attack Islamic State claims responsibility for Yemen military kitchen bomb attack
- March 13, 2018

According to initial reports , the attacker drove a vehicle bomb into kitchens that make meals for soldiers of the UAE-trained troops in the city's Mansoura district. The rebels are in control of the capital Sanaa and most of northern Yemen . The Saudi-led coalition forces, which is backed by the United States, has interfered in the conflict upon Hadi's request since then, and are carrying out regular airstrikes against the Houthi rebels. (more...)
National Geographic addresses 'appalling' racist past National Geographic addresses 'appalling' racist past
- March 13, 2018

Writing as the first woman and Jewish person to helm the magazine, Ms. Goldberg introduced the April issue which focuses on race by stating "when we made a decision to devote our April magazine to the topic of race, we thought we should examine our own history before turning our reportorial gaze to others". (more...)
Congressional Republicans threaten action over Trump's tariffs Congressional Republicans threaten action over Trump's tariffs
- March 13, 2018

It will be pretty interesting if Flake ends up introducing legislation to counter Trump's tariffs, potentially setting up yet another clash between the two politicians. "Put simply, the proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum imports threaten to undermine that success", Hatch wrote. Business leaders continued to sound the alarm about the tariffs, with the CEO of the U.S. (more...)
Ofo raises $866 mn funding from Alibaba Ofo raises $866 mn funding from Alibaba
- March 13, 2018

Last year, the company raised $700 million from a group of investors, including Alibaba Group , in a bid to fuel its competition with Tencent-backed MoBike . But in other European cities, local authorities are clamping down on unregulated bike-sharing schemes. "Our mission is to solve the last-mile transportation problem in India's urban areas, and we see vast potential in Pune for ofo's convenient, affordable and low carbon way of travel", says Rajarshi Sahai, Director of Public Policy ... (more...)
Houston Texans making 'strong run' at New England Patriots tackle, per report Houston Texans making 'strong run' at New England Patriots tackle, per report
- March 13, 2018

According to the Boston Globe's Ben Volin , the Cleveland Browns have joined the mix and are making a "big run" at Solder. The Browns are still waiting on Thomas to decide if he will return for another season or retire and start the wait to his induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. (more...)
EU Demands UK Act in 'Good Faith' in Brexit Treaty Revision EU Demands UK Act in 'Good Faith' in Brexit Treaty Revision
- March 13, 2018

Britain would be free to impose some new sanctions, for example denying entry to Russian individuals, but would be very limited in its ability to, say, bar more Russian imports as European Union trade policy is centralised in Brussels and will remain so, probably, for a couple years after Brexit in March 2019. (more...)
Blues have the answers for Ducks in 4-2 victory Blues have the answers for Ducks in 4-2 victory
- March 13, 2018

I'm not sure what the pinpoint was for elevating our play, but we have done it. A win tonight and with their game in hand would put the Blues above the Flames and the Ducks and give the Kings the inside track of taking over the Ducks, something that would move the Blues two spots closer to a wild card position. (more...)

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