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US Court Upholds Most Of Texas Law To Punish 'Sanctuary Cities' US Court Upholds Most Of Texas Law To Punish 'Sanctuary Cities'
- March 14, 2018

The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down one provision in the law enacted by the most-populous Republican-led state to punish local officials who endorse policies running contrary to the law. Leading the lawsuit were Texas' largest cities- including Houston, Dallas, San Antonio and Austin - in a state where the Hispanic population has grown at a pace three times that of white residents since 2010. (more...)
Trudeau waiting to see if Canada gets exemption from new United States tariffs Trudeau waiting to see if Canada gets exemption from new United States tariffs
- March 14, 2018

Markets on both sides of the border saw moderate gains Thursday as U.S. President Donald Trump announced broad tariffs on steel and aluminum that exempted Canada and Mexico . The former real estate developer said USA politicians had for years lamented the decline in the steel and aluminum industries but no one before him was willing to take action. (more...)
Cong has anti-democratic mindset, not allowing Parliament to function: BJP
- March 14, 2018

Lok Sabha was adjourned till 12 pm, while Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 2 pm as opposition members try to raise various issues. Sources said the government will take up discussion and voting on demands for grants and the Finance Bill Wednesday. (more...)
Idaho teacher feeds puppy to snapping turtle, reports say Idaho teacher feeds puppy to snapping turtle, reports say
- March 14, 2018

Franklin County Prosecuting Attorney Vic Pearson said in a statement that the incident had spurred "a considerable amount of public reaction", adding that both his office and law enforcement had received so many calls that it was interfering with their ability to proceed with the investigation. (more...)
GOP blasts Dem spending plans on eve of budget address GOP blasts Dem spending plans on eve of budget address
- March 14, 2018

Mr. Murphy's campaign pledge to legalize marijuana was lauded by progressive supporters but since he took office he has faced fierce opposition from religious leaders, wary Democrats and some municipalities, and he lacks the support in the Legislature to pass a bill. (more...)
3 arrested in connection with Bloomington mosque bombing 3 arrested in connection with Bloomington mosque bombing
- March 14, 2018

Attorney for the District of Minnesota. The Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington was bombed early on August 5. Charges state Hari sometimes resides with his parents because his home has no electricity or running water. However, the Twin Cities community showed compassion and came to the aid of those who worshiped in the mosque. Asad Zaman, executive director of the Muslim American Society of Minnesota, called on Minnesotans to call out anti-Muslim sentiments within the community. (more...)
Ravens, free agent John Brown agree on deal Ravens, free agent John Brown agree on deal
- March 14, 2018

A third-round pick in 2014, the Cardinals selected Brown out of Pittsburg State after he burst onto the scene with a strong NFL Scouting Combine performance in the 40-yard dash. He finished the 2017 season with just 21 catches for 299 yards and three touchdown catches in 10 games. He was diagnosed as a carrier of the sickle cell trait during the 2016 season, in which he caught 39 passes for 517 yards and two touchdowns in 15 games. (more...)
Fearing Trade War, EU Warns of Protectionism 'Dead End' Fearing Trade War, EU Warns of Protectionism 'Dead End'
- March 14, 2018

The report states " China still maintains high duties on some products that compete with sensitive domestic industries". U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to slap tariffs on imports of aluminum and steel has drawn scorn and concern from around the world , and nowhere less than in the stately lakeside offices of the World Trade Organization in Geneva. (more...)
'Queer Eye' Couple Tom & Abby Reunited and Are Now Engaged 'Queer Eye' Couple Tom & Abby Reunited and Are Now Engaged
- March 14, 2018

Tom and Abby are getting married! A week after that, Tom and Queer Eye mended our broken hearts by declaring that he and Abby had given their relationship another shot, again-and now, they're headed for a marital-bliss redux. As if that wasn't enough to toy with our emotions, Tom has this week announced that he and Abby are engaged - and he wants the Fab Five to come back to help him pull off the ultimate wedding. (more...)
Japan welcomes dialogue with N Korea on its denuclearization Japan welcomes dialogue with N Korea on its denuclearization
- March 14, 2018

During talks with South Korean intelligence chief Suh Hoon today (Tuesday), Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said it is extremely important that North Korea takes concrete actions to achieve what it has said. Suh is in Tokyo to brief Japanese officials on developments. The Foreign Ministry is reportedly interested in normalizing ties with North Korea, not just addressing North Korea's illegal weapons programs and dealing with the abduction issue. (more...)
Trump wants the U.S. military to have a 'space force' Trump wants the U.S. military to have a 'space force'
- March 14, 2018

But, before the United States begins building the super bomber, the air force will carry out a "critical design review" to see how it can better implement the tech. While Trump was nearly jokingly floating the idea, there has always been a military aspect to the space race. The directive orders NASA "to lead an innovative space exploration program to send American astronauts back to the Moon, and eventually Mars", according to the White House. (more...)
Nicaraguan police arrest former boyfriend in Binghamton nursing student's death Nicaraguan police arrest former boyfriend in Binghamton nursing student's death
- March 14, 2018

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Binghamton Police Detective Division at 607-772- 7080 or 607-772-7082. Tercero is a citizen of the United States, but if he also has citizenship in Nicaragua he might not be extradited back to the U.S. (more...)
Trump considers former Texas governor to take over VA Trump considers former Texas governor to take over VA
- March 14, 2018

The White House didn't comment on the rumors. Current and former VA employees have also emailed unconfirmed statements of mismanagement stemming from the agency . The report brought Shulkin's foes into the open, where they have demanded his firing; last month, The Washington Post reported that, in mid-February, one of Shulkin's senior aides directly lobbied Republican staffers in Congress to demand the resignation of Shulkin and his deputy secretary, Thomas Bowman , an effort that ... (more...)
Cyclone Linda to batter coast and bring risky surf Cyclone Linda to batter coast and bring risky surf
- March 14, 2018

The low-pressure system in the Coral Sea intensified into a category one cyclone on Tuesday and is tracking towards land about 850km north-east of Brisbane . A severe weather warning remains in place for coastal areas in the Wide Bay, Burnett and the south-east. City of Gold Coast confirmed that all Gold Coast beaches have been closed today with a Hazardous Surf Warning for Queensland now in place. (more...)
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...)

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