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California teacher accidentally fires gun in class, injures students California teacher accidentally fires gun in class, injures students
- March 14, 2018

The district said in a statement that, " California law prohibits firearms on campus, and MPUSD's Board of Education policy prohibits any person other than authorized law enforcement or security personnel from possessing weapons, imitation firearms, or risky instruments of any kind in school buildings, on school grounds or buses, or at a school-related or school-sponsored activity away from school, or while going to or coming from school". (more...)
Philippines Plans to Withdraw From International Criminal Court Philippines Plans to Withdraw From International Criminal Court
- March 14, 2018

Duterte said the United Nations rights chief has also "maligned" him by suggesting to undergo a psychiatric examination while accusing him of attacking a United Nations rapporteur and other critics of the government. Senator Antonio Trillanes and Congressman Gary Alejano sent a supplementary communication several months later urging an ICC investigation, which included a list of public statements made by Duterte that they said amounted to "shoot-to-kill" orders. (more...)
In warning for Trump, Democrat claims too-close-to-call Pennsylvania vote In warning for Trump, Democrat claims too-close-to-call Pennsylvania vote
- March 14, 2018

Trump's presence may have tilted the scales, a Pennsylvania political operative with close ties to MAGAworld told me: "There's a lot of people who, if you asked last week, they were writing off Saccone going, 'Yeah, that guy's toast, ' and trying to distance themselves". (more...)
Trump fires top diplomat Tillerson, names CIA chief as successor Trump fires top diplomat Tillerson, names CIA chief as successor
- March 14, 2018

But that's only one example of the many differences between Tillerson's State Department and Trump's White House. But when Trump fired Tillerson Tuesday, that was also evidence the president was too weak on Russian Federation. "Tillerson's replacement by. Pompeo, who is known as a political partisan and an opponent of the Iran agreement, raises the prospect of the collapse of that deal, and increases the possibility that the administration might soon face not one, but two nuclear ... (more...)
White House says Trump still wants gun change White House says Trump still wants gun change
- March 14, 2018

Cox, executive director, National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action. And in an earlier HuffPost/YouGov poll , 61 percent of Republicans said they viewed new gun restrictions as compatible with their Second Amendment rights, up from 42 percent as recently as last fall. (more...)
Tillerson Skips Trump in Farewell Remarks Tillerson Skips Trump in Farewell Remarks
- March 14, 2018

The woman tapped to be the United States' first female spymaster is proving to be a lightning rod, earning praise from many from across the intelligence community and suspicion from lawmakers and others who question her role in the use of tactics that some say amounted to torture. (more...)
Assistant professor shot dead in college premises in Haryana's Sonipat district Assistant professor shot dead in college premises in Haryana's Sonipat district
- March 14, 2018

The accused student is yet to be identified by the police. The youth fired three to four shots at the lecturer with a revolver in the college premises, police officials said adding that one of the bullets hit Malik in the chest. It is too early to confirm the identity of the student and motive behind the killing. "The accused looked like a student, but we can't confirm if he was from this college". (more...)
Former S.Korean president Lee to be questioned Former S.Korean president Lee to be questioned
- March 14, 2018

Lee, who was in office from 2008 to 2013, is facing dozens of suspicions concerning bribery and other irregularities. Lee is believed to have owned a large plot of land in southern Seoul and used the proceeds from its sale in 1995 to acquire stakes in the company. (more...)
RJD leads by just 455 votes in Araria; BJP leads in Bhabua RJD leads by just 455 votes in Araria; BJP leads in Bhabua
- March 14, 2018

The first, in Uttar Pradesh, arch rivals Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) have joined hands against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress candidates. ► BJP leading in Bhabua with 23,640 votes. # Samajwadi Party's Nagendra Pratap Singh Patel leading by 12,231 votes with 99,557 votes, BJP's Kaushlendra Singh Patel second with 87,326 votes after eight round of counting. (more...)
Iran backs Kashmir cause while telling Pakistan to join Chabahar project Iran backs Kashmir cause while telling Pakistan to join Chabahar project
- March 14, 2018

The relations suffered more setbacks as 464 Iranian pilgrims were crushed to death in a stampede in Mecca in September 2015. Zarif also added that the Chahbahar should be liked with with the Gwadar Port as he sought to allay concerns here over Indian involvement in the Iranian port. (more...)
UP, Bihar bypoll results: BJP trails in Adityanath's Gorakhpur, other key seats UP, Bihar bypoll results: BJP trails in Adityanath's Gorakhpur, other key seats
- March 14, 2018

In Bhabua, BJP's Rinki Pandey is leading over Congress' Sambhu Patel, while Janta Dal-United's Abhiram Sharma is leading from Jahanabad assembly seat over Rashtriya Janata Dal's Suday Yadav. Poor voting percentage in the by polls and the coming together of arch rivals SP-Bahujan Samaj Party has made the elections close contests. Phulpur bypoll: Samajwadi Party's Nagendra Pratap Singh Patel leading by 14,239 with 111668 votes, BJP's Kaushlendra Singh Patel second with 97369 votes after ten ... (more...)
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...)

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