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US Supreme Court halts Missouri execution of Russell Bucklew at last minute US Supreme Court halts Missouri execution of Russell Bucklew at last minute
- March 21, 2018

His lawyer appealed to the Supreme Court explaining that his situation has deteriorated since 2014, when his execution was canceled. Russell Bucklew had been scheduled to die by lethal injection in the state of Missouri. Hawley wrote that the lethal dose of pentobarbital could be administered through a leg or other vein instead of the arm. A spokesman for the governor declined comment. (more...)
White House Confirms Trump-Putin Phone Call White House Confirms Trump-Putin Phone Call
- March 21, 2018

What they didn't discuss today was noteworthy as well: Trump did not raise Russia's meddling in the US elections or its suspected involvement in the recent poisoning of a former spy in Britain. Putin won with 77 percent of the vote . Sen. "Also to discuss Ukraine, Syria and North Korea and various other things". Russian Federation has denied the accusation. (more...)
Myanmar president and Aung San Suu Kyi confidante resigns Myanmar president and Aung San Suu Kyi confidante resigns
- March 21, 2018

In this November 13, 2010, photo, Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi , center, speaks with aide Htin Kyaw, left, as she addresses her supporters from the front gates of her home after her release from house arrest in Yangon , Myanmar. (more...)
Obama in New Zealand for meetings, golf, but no public talks Obama in New Zealand for meetings, golf, but no public talks
- March 21, 2018

But the German-born Dotcom, who is represented by lawyers Ron Mansfield and Simon Cogan, realised his request was a long shot and also asked for, in the alternative, an order sending a letter of request to USA judicial authorities to take Obama's evidence stateside. (more...)
Retired Army officer Peters quits analyst role for 'propaganda machine' Fox News Retired Army officer Peters quits analyst role for 'propaganda machine' Fox News
- March 21, 2018

Army lieutenant colonel wrote . The veteran was a fierce and frequent critic of former President Obama , calling him "inept" and "cowardly" - and blunter, profane words that got him suspended from Fox News in 2016 - for his policies in the Middle East. (more...)
Congress likely to announce new GPCC chief within fortnight Congress likely to announce new GPCC chief within fortnight
- March 21, 2018

The Gandhi scion had favoured younger leaders to taken over bigger responsibilities. Naik added that I want to start the change from myself and break the long existing tradition of holding the post even at older age. PTI reports that Naik had a suggestion for the party. Congress, with 16 legislators, is now the main opposition in the Goa Legislative Assembly. "I only want to suggest that somebody who has put in at least 10 years in the party and has love and commitment for the party should be ... (more...)
Civilians' killing: MEA summons Pak's Deputy High Commissioner Civilians' killing: MEA summons Pak's Deputy High Commissioner
- March 21, 2018

The website of the Indian high commission continues to be intermittently blocked, the person said, adding that this was causing inconvenience and had affected normal functioning of the mission. The ministry said more than 560 such violations were carried out by Pakistan forces at the LoC so far in 2018 in which 23 Indian civilians were killed and 70 others injured. (more...)
Q & A with Illinois Gubernatorial Candidates Q & A with Illinois Gubernatorial Candidates
- March 21, 2018

Rauner has his own GOP challenge from 53-year-old state Rep. Jeanne Ives . When reminded that his campaign inserted itself into the Democratic primary with ads tying billionaire J.B. " Illinois is ready to take on the bad guys", Pritzker said. Rauner, too, painted what he believes to be a bleak picture of the state should Pritzker win the Democratic primary. (more...)
What's Holding Up the Spending Deal - and Threatening Another Shutdown What's Holding Up the Spending Deal - and Threatening Another Shutdown
- March 21, 2018

That empowered Democrats to make demands on a variety of issues while resisting GOP priorities. Overall, the spending legislation would bestow generous increases on domestic agencies and the military, following passage of a deal last month that set up top-line government-wide budget numbers for this year and next. (more...)
Woman to fill Senate vacancy in Mississippi Woman to fill Senate vacancy in Mississippi
- March 21, 2018

Mississippi is one of just two states - Vermont is the other -that has never sent a woman to the House or Senate, according to the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers. But the governor has criticized McDaniel for switching races after he initially declared his candidacy against Sen. Bryant has said he was focused on naming someone who could hold the seat for years to come. (more...)
Haley warns UN: Russia may use chemical weapon on NY Haley warns UN: Russia may use chemical weapon on NY
- March 21, 2018

Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vassily Nebenzia speaks during a Security Council meeting on the situation between Britain and Russia , Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at United Nations headquarters. Britain's deputy United Nations ambassador Jonathan Allen said Russian Federation informed the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, which monitors the convention last September, that it completed the destruction of its stockpiles and facilities. (more...)
Trump says will meet with Putin 'in the not too distant future' Trump says will meet with Putin 'in the not too distant future'
- March 21, 2018

The White House said in a statement that the leaders "emphasized the importance of denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula" after Trump agreed to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in hopes of defusing the nuclear threat from the North. Putin, who won a landslide victory in Sunday's vote, said during a Kremlin meeting with seven other candidates who challenged him, that the focus should now be on raising living standards and solving other domestic issues. (more...)
Modi's policies not inclusive, farmers ignored: Rahul Modi's policies not inclusive, farmers ignored: Rahul
- March 21, 2018

Four years on, the Congress has lost several state governments as well. The state president of Congress in Goa Shantaram Naik chose to step down from his post, taking inspiration from party's national president Rahul Gandhi's recent speech in which he stressed on empowering young leaders in the grand old party. (more...)
Greens concede defeat in Batman Greens concede defeat in Batman
- March 21, 2018

When asked if she would consider a seventh run for Batman, Ms Bhathal said it was to soon to tell. Kearney said: "This is a victory for true Labor values", and "Labor is on its way to a Shorten government". Bandt was handing out how-to-vote cards in Clifton Hill in the southernmost tip of the electorate and said the queues had been much lower than at the 2016 election campaign. (more...)
IAF Hawk jet plane crashes in Odisha, pilot injured but safe IAF Hawk jet plane crashes in Odisha, pilot injured but safe
- March 21, 2018

In the end, it is good that Pilot is safe and fine with little injuries. Local newspaper reports said that the crashed aircraft fell near Subarnarakha river on Odisha-Jharkhand border at around 12.45 pm. Though both trainee pilot and trainer ejected, the latter sustained minor head injuries. A court of inquiry will investigate to ascertain reason behind the accident, an IAFstatement said. (more...)
Chinese PM asks USA to avoid a trade war Chinese PM asks USA to avoid a trade war
- March 21, 2018

In 2017, trade between Russian Federation and China grew by 20.8 percent year-on-year to $84 billion. "We relied on market forces and followed commercial rules to achieve this, otherwise the trade figure would not be that big", Li said, adding that China also wants to have a trade balance with the U.S. (more...)
President says Zimbabwe to hold elections in July President says Zimbabwe to hold elections in July
- March 21, 2018

He said he was willing to face impeachment proceedings by MPs from his party and the main opposition but his wife had convinced him that "the process would take long and in between, the country could plunge into anarchy and bloodshed ". Mugabe sent shockwaves through the Zanu-PF ruling party when he recently met with the NPF's leader, retired general Ambrose Mutinhiri. The military moved against Mugabe after he sacked his then-deputy and heir-apparent Mnangagwa, seemingly fearing the ... (more...)
United States and South Korea set date for postponed Foal Eagle military drills United States and South Korea set date for postponed Foal Eagle military drills
- March 21, 2018

Further, Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission, which had been established to regulate the bilateral relations between North-South Korea, will supervise the drills to ensure that they conform to the Armistice Agreement that ended the 1950-53 Korean War. (more...)
Weather Forecast: Nice, spring weather for the next few days Weather Forecast: Nice, spring weather for the next few days
- March 21, 2018

Skies will be partly cloudy with only a slight chance for a light shower. There is an 80 percent chance of rain. Scattered showers will be possible Saturday and Sunday with high temperatures near 60. Tomorrow, mostly cloudy, windy and warm with showers and thunderstorms. Wednesday's forecast calls for partly sunny skies with a high of 63 and an overnight low of 35. (more...)
Officer who shot unarmed Australian woman charged Officer who shot unarmed Australian woman charged
- March 21, 2018

Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman , while announcing Officer Mohamed Noor had been charged with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter for Ms Damond's death, offered insight into what he believe happened. Recent reports show the department is not yet in full complete compliance. He said Noor "pulled out and fired". Mr Noor has not spoken publicly about the case and declined to answer questions from investigators. (more...)
United Nations calls on Tukrey to end state of emergency, halt rights violations United Nations calls on Tukrey to end state of emergency, halt rights violations
- March 21, 2018

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had repeatedly insisted that Turkey needs to remove the "virus" created by the Gulen movement's infiltration of key Turkish bodies. "The court found in particular that Mr. Alpay's continued pre-trial detention. could not be regarded as "lawful" and 'in accordance with a procedure prescribed by law, '" it said in a statement. (more...)
" "Iggy Azalea On Her Break-Up", I Torched All Of Nick Young's Clothing"
- March 21, 2018

She explains that she gave him a warning that she was going to burn all his stuff and proceeded to set all his designer clothes ablaze. Sitting next to fellow guest Kim Zolciak-Bierman, Azalea shared, "I burned a lot, and I threw stuff in the pool too". (more...)
Woman escapes from masturbating man in Baldwin Park, police say Woman escapes from masturbating man in Baldwin Park, police say
- March 21, 2018

The posting says she fought him off and screamed until he ran. Mays got angry on Saturday evening at a home in the Buckeye-Woodhill neighborhood about Facebook posts he found on the 36-year-old woman's phone, according to a Cleveland police report. (more...)
Donald Trump Plans $60 Billion in Tariffs Against China Donald Trump Plans $60 Billion in Tariffs Against China
- March 21, 2018

He is determined to bring down the US trade deficit with China, which reached $375 billion previous year. And, as 45 trade associations warned in a letter to President Trump , these tariffs could potentially provoke retaliation that would negatively impact us agriculture, goods, and services exports and further raise costs for businesses and consumers. (more...)
California city votes to opt out of sanctuary law California city votes to opt out of sanctuary law
- March 21, 2018

Stating that council members have taken an oath to defend the U.S. Constitution, the ordinance says the council "finds that it is impossible to honor our oath to support and defend the Constitution of the United States" and at the same time be in compliance with the new state law. (more...)
Sg Americas Securities LLC Increases Stake in General Electric Co Com (GE) Sg Americas Securities LLC Increases Stake in General Electric Co Com (GE)
- March 21, 2018

It has underperformed by 21.16% the S&P500. Comerica Bank decreased General Electric Co (GE) stake by 6.13% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. On Tuesday, January 23 the stock rating was initiated by UBS with "Hold". Strong Sell. Investors might also notice that two months ago the Buy recommendations (0) were less than Sell recommendations (0). Raab And Moskowitz Asset Management Ltd Liability owns 1.46% invested in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) for 149,903 shares. (more...)
Deputies: teen fatally beats friend with bat Deputies: teen fatally beats friend with bat
- March 21, 2018

Bruchey said the suspect and victim, 15-year-old Giovanni Diaz, went to the woods near the mobile-home park on Caloosa Boulevard to play baseball. That person told Murray to go home and call 911, then went into the area and found Diaz dead. (more...)
Betsy DeVos blasted by budget chairman: We need to meet Betsy DeVos blasted by budget chairman: We need to meet
- March 21, 2018

A Harvard University legal services clinic called for a federal judge to block Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and the Education Department's plan to offer defrauded students partial student debt relief. DeVos has also been widely criticized for a recent appearance on "60 Minutes," where she seemed to acknowledge that she did not know what effect school choice measures in her home state of MI were having on academic achievement and that she hadn't intentionally visited underperforming ... (more...)
Yemen war: Senate rejects ending United States support of Saudi-led campaign Yemen war: Senate rejects ending United States support of Saudi-led campaign
- March 21, 2018

It's high time to expose the massive US support for the war against Yemen . " Saudi Arabia is a very wealthy nation and they're going to give the United States some of that wealth, hopefully, in the form of jobs, in the form of the purchase of the finest military equipment anywhere in the world". (more...)
Wreck of ill-fated U.S. warship found by Allen expedition Wreck of ill-fated U.S. warship found by Allen expedition
- March 21, 2018

The deaths of the Sullivan brothers became a rallying cry for the U.S. war effort, according to Navy historians . The propeller of the USS Juneau rests on the South Pacific seafloor. Rich Brown, commander, Naval Surface Forces. "The story of the USS Juneau crew and the Sullivan brothers epitomize the service and sacrifice of our nation's greatest generation". (more...)

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