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Missile hit in Ghouta may have killed over a dozen children Missile hit in Ghouta may have killed over a dozen children
- March 20, 2018

After the bombing an AFP correspondent saw two rescue workers scouring mountains of rubble in the dark with tiny flashlights, searching for survivors. Assad has survived because Russian Federation and Iran have effectively become the bulk of its airforce and ground troops respectively, with Russian Federation prepared to engage in aerial bombing of civilians and target hospitals, schools, markets as well as homes, and protect the Syrian regime using its veto so often in the UN Security ... (more...)
How Analysts Rated Pretium Resources Inc
- March 20, 2018

Cqs Cayman Limited Partnership reported 179,000 shares stake. (TSE: PVG ) for 2.82 million shares. About 113,570 shares traded. The rating was initiated by Stephens on Friday, July 24 with "Overweight". Pretium Resources had 19 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Pretium Resources from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Wednesday, December 27th. (more...)
John Oliver Reveals Gay Bunny Tale 'Marlon Bundo' Has Sold Out John Oliver Reveals Gay Bunny Tale 'Marlon Bundo' Has Sold Out
- March 20, 2018

John Oliver and his " Last Week Tonight " team have a hit. The book upon which it is based, written by Charlotte Pence and illustrated by Karen Pence , A Day in the Life of the Vice President , is now at the #4 spot on the Amazon bestseller list. (more...)
President Trump expanding his legal team President Trump expanding his legal team
- March 20, 2018

Later Sunday, Trump's personal lawyer Ty Cobb tried to calm speculation that Mueller's firing was imminent. "90 days to go?!" Multiple White House officials said Monday that they believe Trump is now acutely aware of the political - and even legal - consequences of taking action against Mueller. (more...)
Total Inks Two 40-Year Oil Concessions In UAE Total Inks Two 40-Year Oil Concessions In UAE
- March 20, 2018

According to ADNOC, the Lower Zakum field has a targeted production capacity of almost 500,000 barrels a day, whilst the SARB and Umm Lulu fields will generate in excess of 200,000 barrels a day. "These agreements ensure Total secures long-term access to significant and competitive hydrocarbon resources", Pouyanne said in the statement. "We are committed to working alongside Adnoc and the other concession partners, utilising our experience gained from the former Adma offshore concession, to ... (more...)
Russian court: Telegram app must cooperate with spy agency Russian court: Telegram app must cooperate with spy agency
- March 20, 2018

Russia's state media watchdog Roskomnadzor gave the messaging app 15 days to comply with the demand to hand over the encryption keys. A Moscow court in October imposed an 800,000-ruble ($13,800) fine on Telegram for its refusal to provide the FSB with encryption keys. (more...)
Student Walkouts Planned Across US to Protest Gun Violence Student Walkouts Planned Across US to Protest Gun Violence
- March 20, 2018

That's when she and her peers decided it was time to act. Calling it a "memorable moment", Gonzalez and Perez both said they have become more politically aware in recent weeks and see themselves continuing to do what they can to get legislators to change gun laws. (more...)
Abortion, free speech collide in Supreme Court dispute involving California pregnancy center Abortion, free speech collide in Supreme Court dispute involving California pregnancy center
- March 20, 2018

The case comes after California passed the Reproductive Fact Act in 2015, which mandates that licensed clinics providing ultrasounds, pregnancy tests and other services must also provide information about abortion. Rienzi calls an "abortion exception" to the otherwise broad First Amendment protections for speech. Carolinn Kuebler, an architect in Washington , said she came to support the California law because to her free speech rights are also at stake for women who might be deceived by ... (more...)
Spring equinox 2018: Winter is finally, officially, over Spring equinox 2018: Winter is finally, officially, over
- March 20, 2018

Chester, who is also an astronomer, says spring has been observed by civilizations since time immemorial. Equinox is basically the date twice a year when the amount of day-time we get is equal to the amount of night time we get. This autumn equinox is on September 23. The summer will come on June 21st. While the spring equinox signals the start of spring in the north, in the southern hemisphere it heralds the start of autumn. (more...)
Trump's New CIA Director Oversaw Torture in 'Black Sites' Trump's New CIA Director Oversaw Torture in 'Black Sites'
- March 20, 2018

While Sullivan has assumed responsibility for Tillerson's day-to-day work, the secretary of State is still working - at least intermittently - at the department to wrap up paperwork and assist with the transition, Heather Nauert, the acting undersecretary of State for public diplomacy, said Thursday. (more...)
I have been practising these shots, says Dinesh Karthik I have been practising these shots, says Dinesh Karthik
- March 20, 2018

After Dinesh Karthik's last-ball six won a thrilling final, the young Indian side burst into euphoric celebrations with jubilant players gushing out on to the pitch to congratulate Karthik for his heroics. However, Bangladesh's rise in stature in world cricket is maligned by using of non-cricketing means to get under the skins of their oppositions, crying foul over umpiring decisions and going on to play the victim every time. (more...)
Inquiry into Philippines not impacted by ICC withdrawal: criminal court Inquiry into Philippines not impacted by ICC withdrawal: criminal court
- March 20, 2018

Filipino president Rodrigo Duterte has called on more countries to follow his lead and withdraw from the treaty underpinning the International Criminal Court (ICC). While the President stressed that this withdrawal is effective immediately, Article 127 of the treaty states otherwise. "It's very clear there that the withdrawal does not take effect immediately". (more...)
Is the US Seeking a Confrontation with China? Is the US Seeking a Confrontation with China?
- March 20, 2018

According to the Taiwan Travel Act, relations between the United States and Taiwan "have suffered from a lack of communication due to the self-imposed restrictions that the United States maintains on high-level visits with Taiwan" since the enactment of the Taiwan Relations Act. (more...)
Saudi women do not need to wear black abaya: crown prince Saudi women do not need to wear black abaya: crown prince
- March 20, 2018

Also like Saudi Arabia , Israel shares a common foe with the U.S. in Iran . Prince Mohammed arrives for a meeting at the White House on Tuesday to kick off a week in Washington D.C. Mohammed bin Salman comes to the US touting a vision for a new Saudi Arabia. Meetings with executives from Google, Apple and Lockheed Martin are among those on the agenda. (more...)
Moscow awaits Russian diplomats ordered to leave Britain Moscow awaits Russian diplomats ordered to leave Britain
- March 20, 2018

Meanwhile, Russia has told Britain to back up its assertions over the poison attack or apologise. European Council President Donald Tusk said last week after speaking to British Prime Minister Theresa May that he was putting the attack on the agenda of the first day of the summit. (more...)
Ships Collide At Pakistan's Karachi Port, Loaded Cargo Falls Overboard Ships Collide At Pakistan's Karachi Port, Loaded Cargo Falls Overboard
- March 20, 2018

The incident took place when two container vessels reportedly collided with each other, suspending sea traffic at the South Asia Port Terminal (SAPT), sources said. The port of Karachi is said to be one of South Asia's largest and busiest deep-water seaports and is responsible for handling about 60 percent of the nation's cargo. (more...)
2018's States Most Dependent on the Gun Industry 2018's States Most Dependent on the Gun Industry
- March 20, 2018

With some of the devastating events taking place and talk on legislation to change gun laws, one local gun seller of 40 years thinks that the business has been politically motivated since last year, creating what he calls "panic buying" among consumers. (more...)
Britain, EU reach deal on post-Brexit transition period Britain, EU reach deal on post-Brexit transition period
- March 20, 2018

BRITAIN and the European Union have agreed a Brexit transition deal - what does it mean and why is it important? That emergency backstop, according to the Financial Times , would "keep Northern Ireland in key parts of the single market and the EU's customs union" unless another solution is found. (more...)
Trump adds Joe diGenova to legal team in Russian Federation probe
- March 20, 2018

In another tweet he overstated the partisan makeup of the special counsel's team and falsely asserted that no Republicans are on it. "Why does the Mueller team have 13 hardened Democrats, some big Crooked Hillary supporters, and Zero Republicans" Trump tweeted . (more...)
Russian election 2018: some want change, but Putin still cert to win Russian election 2018: some want change, but Putin still cert to win
- March 20, 2018

The vote was tainted by widespread reports of ballot-box stuffing and forced voting, but the complaints will likely do little to undermine Putin. In the previous presidential election in 2012 Putin polled 63.6 percent of the vote . So now the only real interest toward the election is how many people are actually going to come out to vote . On the worldwide stage, he has outlasted three USA presidents to become one of the globe's undisputed strongmen, thrusting Moscow into a new ... (more...)
MALI: Canada to send troops to aid UN's mission MALI: Canada to send troops to aid UN's mission
- March 20, 2018

Canada's putting boots on the ground and helicopters in the air above the world's most unsafe peacekeeping operation. According to The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who is on vacation in Florida, spoke by phone on Friday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Mark Rutte, the prime minister of the Netherlands. (more...)
Maharashtra Board SSC History Paper Leaked Before the Exam Maharashtra Board SSC History Paper Leaked Before the Exam
- March 20, 2018

With the continuous protest by job aspirants alleging to question paper leak, the commission has re-conducted the SSC CGL Tier 2 exam at almost 174 venues across 61 cities for 35,146 candidates. The picture of the question paper also reached Wanaparthy district collector Swetha Mohanty. "We are trying to find out the people behind the incident". (more...)
Haley blames Russian Federation for poisoning ex-spy in UK Haley blames Russian Federation for poisoning ex-spy in UK
- March 20, 2018

The U.K. moved to banish 23 Russian diplomats Wednesday in retaliation for the attack. Our Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson then summoned Russian Ambassador in London Alexander Yakovenko and demanded that, within 24 hours, Russia must explain to the United Kingdom and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons how Novichok ended up on the streets of Salisbury, England. (more...)
Kamal hits out at govt for allowing Ram Rajya Rath Yatra Kamal hits out at govt for allowing Ram Rajya Rath Yatra
- March 20, 2018

Demanding a ban on the Rath Yatra , they shouted slogans denouncing the government for allegedly acting at the behest of the BJP government at the Centre, before they were arrested by the police and taken in a van. According to the reports, the section will be imposed until March 23. "The BJP and its sister organisations are trying to nurture religious extremism in Tamil Nadu". (more...)
RSS, BJP Signalled Their Cadres to Destroy Periyar Statues: Rahul Gandhi RSS, BJP Signalled Their Cadres to Destroy Periyar Statues: Rahul Gandhi
- March 20, 2018

The latest attack on Periyar's statue is an extension of the repeated vandalism on effigies in several parts of the country post BJP-win in Tripura. On information, a team of police personnel from Alangudi and Pudukkottai rushed to the scene and they were deployed around the village. Reports say that the police have registered a case and that a probe has been initiated. (more...)
Zalmi to take on Gladiators in PSL playoff in Lahore today Zalmi to take on Gladiators in PSL playoff in Lahore today
- March 20, 2018

I know the board will not like my comments. He said the overseas players who are now refusing to travel with their franchises for the playoffs can not be seen as supportive of Pakistan cricket. Alan Wilkins and Daren Ganga will fulfill their duties in the PSL 3 eliminators in Lahore, before travelling to Karachi for the final on March 25. (more...)
China to Open Manufacturing, Cut Tariffs and Taxes, Premier Says China to Open Manufacturing, Cut Tariffs and Taxes, Premier Says
- March 20, 2018

Canada and Mexico are exempted from both tariffs, though officials have warned that this could change. "We urge the Administration not to impose tariffs and to work with the business community to find an effective, but measured, solution to China's protectionist trade policies and practices that protects American jobs and competitiveness", the letter reads. (more...)
Russian vote problems: Ballot stuffing, coercion, gimmicks Russian vote problems: Ballot stuffing, coercion, gimmicks
- March 20, 2018

Born in 1952, the Russian leader is the country's longest-serving president since Joseph Stalin, who governed the Soviet Union for 30 years (1922-1952) as general secretary of the Communist Party. Putin's bellicose language reached a crescendo before the election in a state-of-the-nation speech when he unveiled new nuclear weapons, saying they could hit nearly any point in the world and evade a US-built missile shield. (more...)
GOP legal challenges ahead in Pennsylvania special election GOP legal challenges ahead in Pennsylvania special election
- March 20, 2018

Lamb also benefited from Saccone's history of supporting so-called "right to work" legislation in the state legislature. But Pennsylvania's results prove that it's far from a fix-it for the GOP's political problems, and their actual ad spending suggests nervous strategists are likely to fall back more on Trump-like culture war attacks as they try to boost their base in a brutal electoral environment. (more...)
Poland vs Nigeria: Iwobi, Ekong, Balogun others hit Wroclaw camp Poland vs Nigeria: Iwobi, Ekong, Balogun others hit Wroclaw camp
- March 20, 2018

Vice captain Ogenyi Onazi and John Ogu are expected to be among the next batch as both players revealed on social media that they were already on their way to camp. The 22-year-old will issue a fast route visa to make it to London for the second friendly game against Serbia four days after the clash with Poland. (more...)

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