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Civilians needing medical aid leave Syria's Ghouta for second day Civilians needing medical aid leave Syria's Ghouta for second day
- March 16, 2018

The Syrian government, backed by its allies Iran and Russian Federation, is determined to retake control of the once farming region just outside the Damascus, after seven years of war and bloodletting that has killed over 450,000 people and displaced millions. (more...)
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman 'has hidden away his own mother' Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman 'has hidden away his own mother'
- March 16, 2018

The comments by Prince Mohammed, who at 32 is heir to the throne, also have implications for Israel, another US ally which neither confirms nor denies the widespread assumption that it controls the Middle East's only nuclear arsenal. Saudi Arabia and Iran have always been rivals in the Middle East. The countries have fought a long-running proxy war in the Middle East and beyond, backing rival sides in armed conflicts and political crises including in Iraq, Syria, Lebanon and Yemen. (more...)
ICE: Man killed in Delano crash was not person agents were targeting ICE: Man killed in Delano crash was not person agents were targeting
- March 15, 2018

Tuesday in rural California , the driver initially pulled over. The statement then says, officers attempted to stop the driver but the vehicle drove away at a high speed. "A male matching the target's description exited the residence and entered a vehicle", ICE spokesperson Jennifer Elzea told Newsweek . She said he was removed "under the provisions of expedited removal in 2017". (more...)
Trump Organization downplays Mueller subpoena as 'old news' Trump Organization downplays Mueller subpoena as 'old news'
- March 15, 2018

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders came to Thursday's press briefing with a well rehearsed soft-shoe in anticipation of questions on The New York Times report that Special Counsel Robert Mueller had subpoenaed the Trump Org for docs pertaining to Donald Trump's business dealings and Russian Federation. (more...)
Indian Export Subsidies Draw WTO Fire From US Indian Export Subsidies Draw WTO Fire From US
- March 15, 2018

India and the U.S. appear to be on the verge of a trade war over subsidies as Indian commerce secretary refuted the USA charge in WTO that India is subsidising its exports. Export subsidies are prohibited under the World Trade Organization's rules as they provide an unfair competitive advantage to the firms that receive them. (more...)
Trump announces Larry Kudlow as his new chief economic adviser Trump announces Larry Kudlow as his new chief economic adviser
- March 15, 2018

The U.S. should "seal the borders" and end all immigration and visas until the system can be made safer, Kudlow wrote . Though a long-time adviser and supporter of Trump , Kudlow - a believer in free-trade - does not agree with the president on his recent decision to slap stiff tariffs on steel and aluminium imports. (more...)
Parkland shooting surveillance videos released Parkland shooting surveillance videos released
- March 15, 2018

Phil Keating reported the details on "Outnumbered Overtime" Thursday. Sheriff Scott Israel criticized Peterson, assigned as a school resource officer, just over a week after the shooting, contending Peterson should have gone "in, addressed the killer, killed the killer". (more...)
El Gobierno se reunirá hoy con la cúpula de la UIA El Gobierno se reunirá hoy con la cúpula de la UIA
- March 15, 2018

En otro tramo de la reunión , Peña les había aclarado a los industriales que al Presidente le preocupaba el tema de las "cadenas de valor" y cómo generar mayores beneficios con menores gastos. Aunque a esa misma hora Macri recibe a la presidenta de Croacia Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, no se descarta que el jefe de Estado pase a saludar a los empresarios . (more...)
British Pensioner Catches Fish The Size Of Her Sofa British Pensioner Catches Fish The Size Of Her Sofa
- March 15, 2018

Sue, 68, chose to join Simon on a charter boat for a 5am fishing trip off the coast of Lancelin, not expecting to catch more than a tiddler. A 68-year-old woman has made a splash after reeling in an enormous fish while on a fishing charter trip off the coast of Western Australia. (more...)
Kejriwal retracts allegations and apologises to Bikram Singh Majithia Kejriwal retracts allegations and apologises to Bikram Singh Majithia
- March 15, 2018

Mr Majithia had filed a defamation case against Kejriwal and two other AAP leaders, Sanjay Singh and Ashish Khetan , in May 2016 after they repeatedly targeted him over the problem of drugs in Punjab while campaigning for the Punjab Assembly elections. (more...)
Donald Trump Jr 'to DIVORCE' wife Vanessa after anthrax scare Donald Trump Jr 'to DIVORCE' wife Vanessa after anthrax scare
- March 15, 2018

Said sources don't mention whether the fact that Trump, Jr ., is the actual worst was one of the aforementioned problems . The source went on saying, " Vanessa is a devoted mother, but she is increasingly lonely and alone in the house with the children". (more...)
Boyd Gaming (NYSE:BYD) PT Lowered to $38.00 at SunTrust Banks
- March 15, 2018

Regentatlantic Cap Limited Co has 0.02% invested in Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD ) for 8,310 shares. It has outperformed by 19.22% the S&P500.The move comes after 5 months negative chart setup for the $3.87 billion company. Since October 3, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 sales for $26.38 million activity. Shares for $265,185 were sold by BOYD WILLIAM R on Wednesday, February 28. (more...)
Rio police say city council member was murdered Rio police say city council member was murdered
- March 15, 2018

In 2016, Marielle was elected to the Rio de Janeiro city council. Temer issued a statement Thursday saying that Public Security Minister Raul Jungmann had discussed Franco's killing with the general in charge of the Rio military operation, "and made the federal police available to assist". (more...)
Bidya Bhandari re-elected as Nepal's Prez Bidya Bhandari re-elected as Nepal's Prez
- March 15, 2018

After the death of her husband in a auto accident, she started participating in active politics and later elected as a lawmaker in Nepal Parliament in 1994 and chosen again in 1999. She came to the limelight after the untimely death of her husband in a road accident in 1993. Bhandari is not the only woman at the top of Nepal's government. (more...)
Saudi Arabia: 'If Iran develops nuclear bomb, so will we' Saudi Arabia: 'If Iran develops nuclear bomb, so will we'
- March 15, 2018

Under former president Francois Hollande, France nurtured closer ties with Sunni-ruled Gulf Arab states, in particular, Saudi Arabia , due to its tough stance on Iran in nuclear negotiations. Trump however has repeatedly signalled his support for Saudi Arabia , visiting Riyadh in May 2017 on his first foreign trip as the U.S. leader. This includes a national policy for nuclear power, which was approved on Tuesday by the Saudi cabinet . (more...)
Flu Deaths Are Up Once Again Flu Deaths Are Up Once Again
- March 15, 2018

There has been more than 200 flu deaths in SC. There are some signs of improvement. The flu restrictions that have been in effect for Charlotte-area in-patient hospitals will be lifted on Friday, Atrium Health announced Thursday. With the flu shot only being 36 percent effective this year against the H3N2 virus, many may wonder if a flu shot is even worth getting and if it will provide enough protection to help prevent getting the flu. (more...)
Afghanistan Takes On Windies In First Super Sixes Match Afghanistan Takes On Windies In First Super Sixes Match
- March 15, 2018

Despite their defeat, the West Indies still now occupy one of those spots, sitting second. Evin Lewis tried to steady the innings with Hetmyer, sharing 34-run stand for the second wicket, but Hetmyer became Nabi's 100th ODI victim when the veteran off-spinner trapped him lbw for 15. (more...)
UNRWA gets new cash pledges in donor meeting UNRWA gets new cash pledges in donor meeting
- March 15, 2018

The almost 100-million-dollar total comes from 11 countries: Qatar , Canada, Switzerland, Turkey, New Zealand, Norway, South Korea, Mexico, Slovakia, India and France . aid to the Palestinians. The U.S. had been UNWRA's largest donor, supplying almost 30 percent of its budget. Similarly, Ayman Safadi, Jordan's foreign minister , noted that delivering vital services to Palestinian refugees is an "international, political, legal, ethical and humanitarian responsibility". (more...)
Gold, Platinum Bars Spill Across Russian Runway As Plane Door Flies Open Gold, Platinum Bars Spill Across Russian Runway As Plane Door Flies Open
- March 15, 2018

An airport runway in eastern Russian Federation got a shower of gold on Thursday. Reports suggest some bars of gold were scattered up to 15 miles away from the airport. The gold belonged to Chukotka Mining and Geological Company, a subsidary of Kinross Gold. The Times said the plane's load was worth 21 billion rubles, or around $368 million. (more...)
Militants attack BJP leader in Balehama, PSO suffers injuries Militants attack BJP leader in Balehama, PSO suffers injuries
- March 15, 2018

Following the attack, the area has been cordoned off by government forces. "One CRPF personnel identified as Pradeep Kumar of 110 bn sustained minor injuries during the initial exchange of fire". The latest encounter comes three days after three militants were killed in south Kashmir's Anantnag district. "It is learned that Mohommad Toufeeq died in an encounter with security forces on the night of 11 and 12 March in Hakoora of Anantnag district along with two other Kashmiri militants. (more...)
Trump's Central Intelligence Agency pick oversaw waterboarding at covert site Trump's Central Intelligence Agency pick oversaw waterboarding at covert site
- March 15, 2018

Lindsey Graham, a South Carolina Republican, told CNN. "I said, 'Well, it'd be a good thing if I don't even see you or hear from you for a year or two", Roberts recalled. Unlike Pompeo, a former businessman and House member, Haspel is an agency veteran who was intricately involved in the execution of George W. Bush-era CIA interrogation programs, including those carried out at the "black site" prison she reportedly ran. (more...)
Demi Lovato celebrates six years of sobriety on Twitter Demi Lovato celebrates six years of sobriety on Twitter
- March 15, 2018

She openly admits that her Disney career brought on a lot of pressure and she regrets starting her career when she was so young . She co-owns the treatment center CAST Centers and has brought the organization on the road with her for her current Tell Me You Love Me tour. (more...)
Foot bridge collapses at Florida university, several hurt
- March 15, 2018

Sky 10 was above the scene shortly after 2 p.m.as authorities placed a man onto a stretcher. Aerial footage from local media showed crushed vehicles underneath the bridge and emergency crews loading multiple people into ambulances. Prior to the installation of the bridge, FIU officials said the method of installation was created to provide minimum traffic disruption and risk to construction workers and students. (more...)
Florida deputy remained outside school during shooting, video shows Florida deputy remained outside school during shooting, video shows
- March 15, 2018

Phil Keating reported the details on "Outnumbered Overtime" Thursday. The week after the shooting, Israel assailed Peterson for his response, describing the video recording as showing the deputy heading to the building, taking up a position outside and then failing to rush in to confront the gunman, breaking with generally accepted police practice. (more...)
'Lesbianism against our ethos': Education minister defends Kolkata school 'Lesbianism against our ethos': Education minister defends Kolkata school
- March 15, 2018

It can influence others", Quint reported him saying. Speaking of the recent incident when a school in Kolkata branded girls as lesbians, the minister claimed that lesbianism is "against our ethos" and hence he was against endorsing the idea of homosexuality in schools. (more...)
Darjeeling brand has very good value : Mamata Darjeeling brand has very good value : Mamata
- March 15, 2018

The meeting would be held at the northern West Bengal secretariat Uttarkan ya. "Please see Darjeeling is clean and green. I want the people of Darjeeling to be well", she added. Among those welcoming the CM to the town were supporters and central committee members of the Gorkha Jan Mukti Morcha, the chairperson and vice-chairperson of the Darjeeling Municipality, and local people who offered her khadas (traditional scarf ) at different locations in the town, including the Gorkha Rang ... (more...)
Geralt of Rivia of Witcher fame confirmed for Soulcalibur VI Geralt of Rivia of Witcher fame confirmed for Soulcalibur VI
- March 15, 2018

While there's no word on when we'll get to roam the lands of the Continent again, we can at least be reunited with Geralt of Rivia in Soul Calibur 6 . CD Projekt RED Community Manager Marcin Momot was the first to bring up the possibility of Geralt appearing on video games not related to " The Witcher " series or any other titles from the studio. (more...)
Amber Alert issued for children, 2 and 3, taken by father Amber Alert issued for children, 2 and 3, taken by father
- March 15, 2018

Markham police tell us a woman was shot to death at a BP gas station at 167th & Pulaski at 1:34 a.m. Wednesday. They are believed to be with their father, 40-year-old Lynn Washington. Police explained that the children were being cared for by a friend of the family when Lynn picked them up following the shooting. Police describe Washington as black, 5-foot-9 and 180 pounds with brown hair, brown eyes and tattoos on his neck, left arm, right arm and chest. (more...)
Meghan Markle, Prince Harry's marriage receives formal consent from Queen Elizabeth II Meghan Markle, Prince Harry's marriage receives formal consent from Queen Elizabeth II
- March 15, 2018

Prince Harry joked that the Queen's corgis loved his fiancée, saying: "The corgis took to you straight away..." Henry is actually Harry's first name. The prince, fifth in line to the British throne, and the American actress are to marry May 19 at Windsor Castle. According to the Royal Marriages Act 1772, all descendants of George II must ask for the monarch's permission to Wednesday. (more...)
Gallup Poll Finds Highest US Support for Israel Since 1990s Gallup Poll Finds Highest US Support for Israel Since 1990s
- March 15, 2018

Support for the Palestinian Authority, meanwhile, was highest among Democrats (27%) than among Independents (21%) or Republicans (12%). According to Saad, "The broad contours of Americans' perspectives on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict remain about the same under President Donald Trump as they've been in recent years". (more...)

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