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House Passes Stop School Violence Act House Passes Stop School Violence Act
- March 16, 2018

The White House has come out in support of the bill , though it would like it amended so that it funds programs to arm teachers. Others, like state Sen. "When a reporter asked what that was, he responded, "When we sit down with them, we will be more than happy to let them know", referring to senators. (more...)
US Republican Senator Paul opposes Pompeo, Haspel nominations
- March 16, 2018

Paul added he would "do everything I can" to block them. However, Goldstein's statement claimed that Tillerson found out that he was sacked on Tuesday morning when President Donald Trump announced the news in a Twitter post . "We are willing to work together with the new Secretary of State", said Lu in Beijing on Wednesday, "to follow up on the important consensus reached between the leaders of our two countries, to have mutual respect and benefits, to focus on cooperation and to ... (more...)
Perino: 'Despicable Grandstanding' Tarnishing 'Amazing Reputation' of CIA Pick Haspel
- March 16, 2018

Bush administration that tortured suspected terrorists using techniques including forced rectal feeding that human rights defenders call rape. He argues that since the program "wasn't a rogue operation", and since Haspel was just following orders, she should not be punished for her role overseeing the program. (more...)
Congresswoman Slaughter dies after fall in DC home Congresswoman Slaughter dies after fall in DC home
- March 16, 2018

Slaughter was a close confidant of Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi , who released a lengthy statement on the loss of her friend. Slaughter's three decades in Congress saw her rise to becoming the first chairwoman of the powerful House Committee on Rules, a position she held from 2007-2011. (more...)
Banksy mural in NY highlights case of jailed Turkish artist Banksy mural in NY highlights case of jailed Turkish artist
- March 16, 2018

Banksy's protest mural of her imprisonment was a collaboration with another mysterious graffiti artist, Borf , who also faced jail time for his art. Dogan who is of ethnic Kurdish descent was first arrested on July 21, 2016 for the painting and held until December of 2016 pending her trial. Dogan wrote in a now-deleted Tweet that she was imprisoned for painting "Turkish flags on destroyed buildings". (more...)
Law enforcement cracking down on DUIs over St. Patrick's weekend Law enforcement cracking down on DUIs over St. Patrick's weekend
- March 16, 2018

If wearing green on St. Patrick's Day can protect you from the pinch of a leprechaun, what can protect against the pinch of handcuffs in the back of a police auto? The State Police Impaired Driving Reduction Effort Team, otherwise known as the SPIDRE team, will also be out in full force this weekend. (more...)
2 dead, 3 wounded in Palestinian car-ramming attack 2 dead, 3 wounded in Palestinian car-ramming attack
- March 16, 2018

The Palestinians seek east Jerusalem as their future capital and view Trump's decision as unfairly siding with Israel on one of the conflict's thorniest issues. Elsewhere in the occupied territories, demonstrations were held to commemorate 100 days of rage, marking the US President Donald Trump 's declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and his announcement the move of the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem . (more...)
CBI arrests RP Infosystems directors in Rs 515 bank loan fraud case CBI arrests RP Infosystems directors in Rs 515 bank loan fraud case
- March 16, 2018

It was at that time the leader of the lenders' consortium. "Consequent upon the leader bank relinquishing its role as the leader of the consortium and as directed by CBI (BS&FC), Kolkata , we were authorised by the remaining member banks to file revised complaint with CBI", Canara Bank had said in a statement. (more...)
8 injured in ski-lift crash in Georgia 8 injured in ski-lift crash in Georgia
- March 16, 2018

Some people, seeing the mess downhill, jumped down from the ropeway, while those, who remained on top of the mountain were rescued by an emergency response group. "One of the injured, a Ukrainian citizen, broke his hand during the incident, and has a small head injury", Georgian health minister David Sergeenko said. (more...)
Britain, Russia clash in United Nations over spy poisoning case Britain, Russia clash in United Nations over spy poisoning case
- March 16, 2018

France, which on Wednesday had said it wanted proof of Russian involvement before deciding whether to take action against Moscow , appeared to change its position on Thursday, saying it agreed with the assessment of its North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally Britain. (more...)
College basketball: Syracuse counting the minutes prior to facing TCU College basketball: Syracuse counting the minutes prior to facing TCU
- March 16, 2018

Brissett went 7-15 from the field and led all scorers with 23 points and was the top rebounder too with 12 boards. Syracuse, after mounting a seven-point comeback down the stretch, took a 55-52 lead on a step-back three-pointer by Tyus Battle with just under two minutes to play. (more...)
Najib to attend Asean-Australia summit in Sydney Najib to attend Asean-Australia summit in Sydney
- March 16, 2018

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull responded to the interview by saying he looked "forward to discussing that with Mr Widodo if he raises it with me". But Turnbull is looking at Asean for its potential to drive free trade in the Indo-Pacific region in a way that the major economies, the United States and China, can not without creating suspicion and division. (more...)
Vanessa Trump files for Divorce from Donald Trump's Son, Donald Trump Jr Vanessa Trump files for Divorce from Donald Trump's Son, Donald Trump Jr
- March 16, 2018

A report published by New York Daily on Thursday, March 15, 2018, revealed that Venessa had moved to Manhattan Supreme Court to file for divorce . " Vanessa is a devoted mother, but she is increasingly lonely and alone in the house with the children", a source told Page Six . (more...)
Putin Bides Time as UK Allies Demand Spy Attack Explanation Putin Bides Time as UK Allies Demand Spy Attack Explanation
- March 16, 2018

That opinion is increasingly shared by experts on Russian Federation, who see the poisoning as a sign of just how committed Vladimir Putin's Kremlin has become to eradicating its enemies - and reminding others it can do so. In the intervening years Putin has turned his back on the West, intervened in Syria to prop up the Assad regime and annexing Crimea in the face of global condemnation. (more...)
Ready Player One Goes On An Easter Egg Hunt in New Trailer Ready Player One Goes On An Easter Egg Hunt in New Trailer
- March 16, 2018

This new release has been title the " Dreamer Trailer", and it lays out much of the plot of the film. The film is set in 2045, with the world on the brink of chaos and collapse. Wade Watts, portrayed by actor Tye Sheridan , signs up to join the contest to be the first to find the egg. Just in this two minute and 22 second trailer alone, there are glimpses of a dinosaur from Jurassic Park , the DeLorean from Back to the Future , King Kong , Donkey Kong, and the Iron Giant. (more...)
Spy poisoning: allies back United Kingdom and blast Russian Federation at UN security council Spy poisoning: allies back United Kingdom and blast Russian Federation at UN security council
- March 16, 2018

The leaders of France, Germany, the United States, and Britain say Russian responsibility is the "only plausible explanation" for the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal with a military-grade nerve agent in England on March 4. Skripal was sentenced to 13 years in prison in 2006 for spying for Britain, according to Russian state media accounts of the closed hearing. Opposition lawmaker Todd McClay said Peters was earning a reputation as a Russian Federation apologist and that New ... (more...)
Illegal Immigrant Appointed to State Office in California Illegal Immigrant Appointed to State Office in California
- March 16, 2018

The California state Senate on Wednesday appointed Lizbeth Mateo , an attorney and civil rights activist who entered the country illegally, to a committee that seeks to increase college attendance opportunities for "underserved communities", The Sacramento Bee reports. (more...)
German minister raises ire with comments on Islam German minister raises ire with comments on Islam
- March 16, 2018

German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer is sworn-in by Parliament President Wolfgang Schaeuble in Germany's lower house of parliament Bundestag in Berlin . Andre Poggenburg, head of the AfD in the eastern state of Saxony, said Seehofer was copying his party with a view to Bavaria's October regional election: "Horst Seehofer has taken this message from our manifesto word for word", he said. (more...)
Air Force publishes new acquisition overview of major programs in FY-17 Air Force publishes new acquisition overview of major programs in FY-17
- March 16, 2018

At the time, the House had proposed a "Space Corps" established as part of the Air Force, which was opposed as creating more layers of organization and bureaucracy. "We're doing a tremendous amount of work in space", Trump continued. "You wouldn't even be thinking about it" - and then to a Space Corps. The 2018 National Defense Authorization Act originally called for establishing a Space Corps under the Air Force, and also a United States Space Command under USStratcom. (more...)
North Korea 'Surprised' By Trump's Sudden Decision To Talk, Ex-Diplomat Suggests North Korea 'Surprised' By Trump's Sudden Decision To Talk, Ex-Diplomat Suggests
- March 16, 2018

Discussions were to focus on the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula and a possible Trump-Kim summit, according to Swedish officials. Choe Kang-il, a senior North Korean diplomat handling US affairs, was also said to have arrived at the airport. (more...)
Jersey Shore: Family Vacation gets wild and messy in first look trailer Jersey Shore: Family Vacation gets wild and messy in first look trailer
- March 16, 2018

ET/PT. That's right, this time around Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi , Jenni "JWOWW" Farley and Paul "Pauly D" Delvecchio have all become parents, with Ronnie Ortiz-Magro expecting her first. Snooki however closes proceedings in classic Jersey Shore style, remarking: 'As we age, we just get more delinquency - what's the word?' Finally, the first look for Jersey Shore: Family Reunion is here. (more...)
It will not be an easy election for the BJP in 2019 It will not be an easy election for the BJP in 2019
- March 16, 2018

It said "now people have clearly understood Modi and Yogi Government". Sources in Paswan's Lok Janshakti Party said the Union minister hosted the dinner as part of the Narendra Modi government's corrective measures following reports from the ground that suggested the Dalits had voted against the BJP in the recent by-elections. (more...)
South Africa's former President Zuma to be prosecuted for corruption South Africa's former President Zuma to be prosecuted for corruption
- March 16, 2018

They were filed but then dropped by the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) shortly before Zuma ran for the presidency. In a media briefing, Abrahams said he considered representations from Zuma, via his legal team, but rejected the former president's submission which contained allegations of prosecutorial misconduct and "inexplicable delays". (more...)
BJP loses all 3 LS seats in UP, Bihar bypolls BJP loses all 3 LS seats in UP, Bihar bypolls
- March 16, 2018

The Muslim leader wanted the BJP's archrival Congress to take proactive steps to bring together local parties to form a larger coalition against the BJP. "Amidst all this, it is clear now, that in 2019, the BJP's numbers will not be 280, but it will plummet by at least 100-110 seats". The party constantly accused Akhilesh Yadav's government of working for only one caste and one community. (more...)
Irony as Trump uses 'witch hunt' Russian Federation investigation to impose sanctions Irony as Trump uses 'witch hunt' Russian Federation investigation to impose sanctions
- March 16, 2018

The United States has imposed sanctions on 19 Russian individuals and five groups, including Moscow's intelligence services, for malicious cyber attacks and meddling in the 2016 U.S. "It is tied to US internal disorder, tied of course to our electoral calendar", Ryabkov was quoted as saying by the Russian state news agency Tass. (more...)
USA officially blames Russia's 'Dragonfly' hackers for attacks on energy grid USA officially blames Russia's 'Dragonfly' hackers for attacks on energy grid
- March 16, 2018

Those behind the cyberattacks are said to be targeting two types of entities. The report cites a widely circulated investigation from Symantec released in October 2017 that linked the hacking group Dragonfly, suspected to be Russian, to a series of attacks on energy systems in the US and Europe. (more...)
CBS Fixes Date for Stormy Daniels Interview CBS Fixes Date for Stormy Daniels Interview
- March 16, 2018

He would not identify the women. Stormy Daniels , the porn star who alleges President Donald Trump's personal attorney paid her to keep silent about an affair with Trump, has been physically threatened , her lawyer said Friday. In February, Cohen admitted to paying $130,000 of his own funds to Clifford in 2016, claiming the Trump Organization had nothing to do with it. Her complaint argues the deal is not valid because Trump himself did not sign it, though Cohen did. (more...)
Zinke Kamikazes Himself Mocking Congresswoman's Japanese Heritage - 'Oh, Konichiwa' Zinke Kamikazes Himself Mocking Congresswoman's Japanese Heritage - 'Oh, Konichiwa'
- March 16, 2018

Hanabusa - whose were sent to the internment camps by the American government during World War II - understandably appears to take the issue of remembering these grievous wrongs very seriously. "I think it's still 'Ohayo gozaimasu, ' but that's okay", Hanabusa replied after a short pause. Also, why did he try speaking Japanese to a Hawaiian lawmaker? Zinke then agreed to look into the budget in question. (more...)
Chief patrol agent on proposed border wall Chief patrol agent on proposed border wall
- March 16, 2018

He said he had seen estimates that the "intolerably high" illegal immigration costs came to $100 billion a year in terms of drugs, crime, education and social services. "We need safety, we need security at the border, and we're getting it like we've never had it before", Trump said. Congestion in that area will likely continue this morning. (more...)
Mariam Moustafa - Latest Details on the Death of Ms Moustafa Mariam Moustafa - Latest Details on the Death of Ms Moustafa
- March 16, 2018

Mariam's mother has claimed that the attack was racially motivated and that the women who killed her had repeatedly abused her in the street. On March 4, the British embassy in Cairo described the assault on the student as "unacceptable", saying that British police had arrested at least one person in connection with the incident. (more...)

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