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Timeline of the Iran nuclear deal under Trump Timeline of the Iran nuclear deal under Trump
- March 20, 2018

Corker added that he did not think the United States pulling out of a nuclear deal with Iran would affect possible negotiations with North Korea over its nuclear weapons program. The news agency reported on March 16 that the document was sent to European Union capitals on Friday to sound out support for such sanctions, given that they would need the backing of all 28 EU member governments to go into effect. (more...)
Gambia To Sign African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement Gambia To Sign African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement
- March 20, 2018

They meet in Rwanda tomorrow to set up the African Continental Free Trade Area involving 55 African Union members with a combined GDP of $2.5 trillion. "We at the Nigeria Labour Congress are shocked by the sheer impunity or blatant lack of consultation in the process that has led to this", said NLC President Ayuba Wabba. (more...)
Sen. Durbin Slams Clinton Comments as 'Wrong, Not Helpful' Sen. Durbin Slams Clinton Comments as 'Wrong, Not Helpful'
- March 20, 2018

I was just reading about Hillary Clinton's trip to India. My first instinct was to defend Americans and explain how Donald Trump could have been elected. 'Like most Americans, people overseas remain shocked and dismayed at what they are witnessing daily, ' she began. McCain pushed back on this pointing out that, for her, Clinton was the one being divisive with her messaging on Trump voters. (more...)
Suspect who attacked autistic man in Ontario could be from BC Suspect who attacked autistic man in Ontario could be from BC
- March 20, 2018

The video shows three men approaching a 29-year-old autistic man sitting on a staircase at the Square One bus station around 10:45 p.m. on March 13. The suspects surrounded him and "continued to punch and kick the male multiple times" before fleeing. (more...)
Jamaican Man Among Six Killed in Bridge Collapse at Florida University Jamaican Man Among Six Killed in Bridge Collapse at Florida University
- March 20, 2018

The eight-lane segment of the Tamiami Trail below remained open during the testing. The lawsuit said a vehicle swerving to avoid the falling concrete struck Hepburn. This meeting was attended by representatives for FIU and FDOT. In a press conference held Monday afternoon, Morgan said there were a number of factors his firm plans to dig into, as the collapse is under investigation. (more...)
Claims money issues the cause of Donald Trump Jr divorce
- March 20, 2018

She also created her own charity F*A*N, which stands for Fighting AIDS Now. Trump Jr. and younger brother Eric, 34, were put in charge of the Trump businesses during their father's time at the White House. is not a criminal defense attorney". O'Day tweeted on the night of the 2016 election that "My story I didn't tell is worth millions now, though there is no definitive proof that she was referencing an affair with Trump Jr". (more...)
'Love, Simon' star Joey Pollari comes out as gay 'Love, Simon' star Joey Pollari comes out as gay
- March 20, 2018

He remembers he had to threaten to quit for the idea to even be entertained. Always on the hunt for a fresh angle in the teen romance genre, they and Fox 2000 executives realized Simon's story was it. And perhaps one of the most groundbreaking aspects is the universality of Simon's story. The Wrap's Alonso Duralde said in his review that, "There's a place in the culture for adolescent gay kids to enjoy the shiny, shallow coming-of-age stories that their straight peers consume on a ... (more...)
Zia Orphanage Trust graft case: Khaleda's bail stayed until May 8 Zia Orphanage Trust graft case: Khaleda's bail stayed until May 8
- March 20, 2018

Dhaka : The Supreme Court of Bangladesh on Monday stayed Dhaka High Court's order which granted bail to former Prime Minister and Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia in the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case. Zia, 72, was sentenced on February 8 in connection with the embezzlement of 21 million taka (about Dollars 250,000) in foreign donations meant for the Zia Orphanage Trust, named after her late husband Ziaur Rahman, a military ruler-turned-politician. (more...)
Former South Korean President Lee faces further bribery allegations Former South Korean President Lee faces further bribery allegations
- March 20, 2018

South Korean media quoted a senior prosecutor as saying, "Each accusation is a significant offense that requires formal arrest". If arrested, Lee, a conservative who governed from 2008 to 2013, would be the fourth surviving South Korean leader to be entangled in corruption allegations before leaving office or in the years afterward. (more...)
Supreme Court Won't Save Pennsylvania's GOP-Friendly Gerrymander Supreme Court Won't Save Pennsylvania's GOP-Friendly Gerrymander
- March 20, 2018

In the ruling , the judges said they have no authority to act in the matter, except to throw out the case . Eight GOP congressmen and two Republican state senators filed the federal lawsuit a month ago. They argued the state justices infringed on the Legislature's prerogative and did not give lawmakers enough time to come up with a replacement. "The cost of shifting district boundaries - in terms of both campaign funding and constituent fealty - is surely appreciable", the judges wrote. (more...)
SL Green Realty Corp (SLG) Stake Decreased by Sei Investments Co
- March 20, 2018

Polar Securities Inc increased Agilent Technologies Inc (A) stake by 52.99% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Finally, American Century Companies Inc. purchased a new position in shares of SL Green Realty in the third quarter worth $14,564,000. (more...)
Foreign ministers meet to plan summits over North Korea nuclear program Foreign ministers meet to plan summits over North Korea nuclear program
- March 20, 2018

South Korea has been increasing its diplomatic activity ahead of the landmark summits. "The United States has doubts on North Korea's abrupt change in attitude towards denuclearization, so in order for the inter-Korean summit to be widely considered a success, South Korea must draw a clear response from North Korea regarding its position on denuclearization to help build a more solid ground for US-North Korea talks", Hong Min, director of the North Korean studies division of the Korea ... (more...)
Putin wins another six years at Russia's helm in landslide victory Putin wins another six years at Russia's helm in landslide victory
- March 20, 2018

Opposition leader Navalny is expected to call for anti-Putin protests demanding a re-run of an election he says was neither free nor fair and worldwide observers were due to give their verdict on how clean the election was later on Monday. Crimea and Russia's subsequent support of separatists in eastern Ukraine led to an array of USA and European sanctions that, along with falling oil prices, damaged the Russian economy and slashed the ruble's value by half. (more...)
Firefighter Thomas Phelan Dies Of Cancer At Age 45 Firefighter Thomas Phelan Dies Of Cancer At Age 45
- March 20, 2018

He helped in the evacuation of Lower Manhattan and ferried rescue workers and supplies to the scene. Two New York City firefighters were killed along with five other US military personnel in Iraq in a helicopter crash, officials confirmed Friday, CBS News reported . (more...)
Modi congratulates Xi Jinping on election through Weibo, hopes for developing ties Modi congratulates Xi Jinping on election through Weibo, hopes for developing ties
- March 20, 2018

Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Chinese President Xi Jinping on his re-election as the President of the Peoples Republic of China. Critics say the move, which overturns a push to institutionalize China's ruling practices dating from 1982, will likely lead to increased political repression and possible infighting among party factions seeking to promote their own candidates within the closed system. (more...)
Salman Khan's Veergati Co-Star Suffering From Tuberculosis, Pleads Superstar For Financial Help Salman Khan's Veergati Co-Star Suffering From Tuberculosis, Pleads Superstar For Financial Help
- March 20, 2018

The report also says that Dadwal has tried to get in touch with the 52-year-old actor to ask for financial help, but apparently Salman Khan has not responded yet. "If Salman Khan sees my video, he might help me". Dadwal claims that her financial condition is extremely weak. Prior to this, she had been doing casino management in Goa for the last several years. (more...)
In Russian election, some people say they were ordered to vote In Russian election, some people say they were ordered to vote
- March 20, 2018

Russia's Central Election Commission has reported more than 50% turnout in the presidential election which President Vladimir Putin is certain to win another six years in office overwhelmingly. Putin is likely to continue with little change in terms of trying to rebuild Russian Federation as a global power while limiting economic reforms at home. (more...)
Israeli parole board orders early release of soldier jailed for fatal shooting Israeli parole board orders early release of soldier jailed for fatal shooting
- March 20, 2018

It did not provide details on the parole board's ruling on Azaria, who was 19 at the time of the shooting in 2016. "The president has reviewed the offenses committed by you and their circumstances, the content of your written application, and all the material and opinions brought before him, and has made a decision to reject the application", said a letter from Rivlin's legal adviser at the time he rejected fully commuting the sentence. (more...)
Silent Western reaction to Putin victory Silent Western reaction to Putin victory
- March 20, 2018

None of the seven candidates who ran against him posed a threat, and opposition leader Alexei Navalny was barred from running. A Russian election monitoring group said Thursday that authorities forced the closure of a center created to collect complaints of violations in the presidential vote. (more...)
USA bans use of Venezuela cryptocurrency, imposes new sanctions on senior officials USA bans use of Venezuela cryptocurrency, imposes new sanctions on senior officials
- March 20, 2018

In an executive order that took effect immediately upon its issuance, President Donald Trump declared illegal all USA transactions related to Venezuelan digital currencies, coins or tokens. The Venezuelan government has been under pressure to stabilize the country as record money outflows and falling revenues from oil sales have hampered the economy in recent years. (more...)
Kim Jones is going to Dior Kim Jones is going to Dior
- March 20, 2018

Christian Dior Couture announces the departure of Kris Van Assche, eleven years after his appointment as Artistic Director of Dior Homme. It's official - Kim Jones is moving to Dior. The direction he will take Dior Homme is yet to be seen and, given the scale of the business, Jones has a big job on his hands. Jones will show his first collection in June. (more...)
Sheriff's lieutenant caught driving in reverse, honking horn for 'unknown reasons' Sheriff's lieutenant caught driving in reverse, honking horn for 'unknown reasons'
- March 20, 2018

Ruhtz had worked for the sheriff's office since December 21, 1998. Deputies said they were called about 1:49 a.m. this morning by a resident complaining about a disturbance cause by a vehicle honking its horn in the neighborhood. That test showed alcohol levels of 0.14 and 0.13, deputies reported. The report concluded that Ruhtz was then 'immediately terminated, in line with Sheriff's Office policy'. (more...)
March Madness 2018: Fans can't get enough of Loyola Chicago's Sister Jean March Madness 2018: Fans can't get enough of Loyola Chicago's Sister Jean
- March 19, 2018

With 3.3 seconds left and no timeouts, Tennessee could manage only a tough 3-point shot that clanged off the back of the rim, giving Loyola an improbable 63-62 win to advance to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament in Atlanta and face the victor of Sunday's game between Nevada and Cincinnati. (more...)
Up To 18 Homes Destroyed In Bush Fires In Victoria's Southwest Up To 18 Homes Destroyed In Bush Fires In Victoria's Southwest
- March 19, 2018

Up to 18 homes, 42 dairy and machinery sheds and hundreds of livestock have been lost in the blazes, with the animal death count to run into the thousands across the farming areas. "To restore the power is a big issue in some parts of those fires", he said. It's been 36 hours after the fires first sparked on Saturday and power has been restored to most properties, although some places won't have power for days. (more...)
Navjot Singh Sidhu plays to the gallery, apologises to Manmohan Singh Navjot Singh Sidhu plays to the gallery, apologises to Manmohan Singh
- March 19, 2018

The BJP , however, advocates use of force to suppress negative sentiment against the Indian government. When a BJP MP, Sidhu had called Manmohan Singh a "Pappu PM" and said he doesn't know if the former PM is a Sardar or not. "The ill thought and ill-considered legislation in regard to demonetisation, and the legislation on GST hastily put forward have destroyed many jobs", he added. (more...)
The Cullen Frost Bankers Inc. Decreases Stake in Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK)
- March 19, 2018

Amer Ins Communications Tx has 0.85% invested in Merck & Co., Inc. About 1.83 million shares traded or 20.44% up from the average. (NYSE:MRK) has risen 16.86% since March 19, 2017 and is uptrending. Carmignac Gestion holds 0.09% in RPC, Inc. (TSE:ARE) for 189,266 shares. The SI to ROLLS ROYCE HOLDINGS PLC ORDINARY SHARES's float is 0.27%. Dupont Capital Mgmt invested in 2,157 shares or 0% of the stock. (more...)
Turkish-backed Syrian rebels loot Afrin homes Turkish-backed Syrian rebels loot Afrin homes
- March 19, 2018

The European Union's top diplomat is criticizing Turkey over its military offensive in a northern Syrian town and is calling on Ankara to ensure that fighting eases in the conflict-torn country. He says: "The whole of northern Syria is in danger". A British woman who had fought alongside the Kurds was killed on Thursday in a Turkish airstrike. (more...)
Aarushi double-murder: SC admits plea challenging Talwars' acquittal Aarushi double-murder: SC admits plea challenging Talwars' acquittal
- March 19, 2018

On October 12 a year ago, the high court acquitted the couple saying they could not be held guilty on the basis of the evidence on record. "We've come to the Supreme Court for justice". The CBI in its plea told the Supreme Court that the Allahabad High Court's decision in October a year ago was "wrong" on several counts. Live-in help Hemraj was the main suspect till his body was found hours later on the roof of the Talwar home in Noida. (more...)
Informal meeting useful to carry forward WTO mandate: Azevedo Informal meeting useful to carry forward WTO mandate: Azevedo
- March 19, 2018

Mr. Azevedo is in India for a two-day informal ministerial meeting of WTO members over Monday and Tuesday. The two-day meeting, being attended by representatives of 50 countries, including the U.S., some African nations and China, comes against the backdrop of imposition of import duties on steel and aluminium by the USA administration, and Washington dragging India to the WTO against export incentive programmes. (more...)
Tonight On American Idol 2018: Auditions Head Back to LA, Nashville, & More Tonight On American Idol 2018: Auditions Head Back to LA, Nashville, & More
- March 19, 2018

Returning to the present-day, then: Perry's latest comment came following a contestant's admission on the United States singing show that he " loved " Swift, with the wannabe star also apologising to Perry for revealing his preference for Taylor. (more...)

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