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Firefighters say they'll stay at Glasgow blaze 'as long as it takes' Firefighters say they'll stay at Glasgow blaze 'as long as it takes'
- March 24, 2018

Firefighters cooled the outside walls of the Pavillion to prevent the spread of the fire. Assistant Chief Officer Lewis Ramsay said: "This is an extremely challenging incident but the response and professionalism of our firefighters has been outstanding". (more...)
Pakistan Resolution Day celebrated in Poland's capital Pakistan Resolution Day celebrated in Poland's capital
- March 24, 2018

Director General of Saudi Foreign Ministry's Makkah Region office Jamal Bakar Al-Balkhoyor was the chief guest. MoU between National School of Public Policy (NSPP) of the Government of Pakistan and Sri Lankan Institute of Development Administration (SLIDA) of Sri Lanka was signed by the Sri Lankan High Commissioner to Pakistan and the Dean of the Pakistan NSPP. (more...)
French hostage swap officer 'fighting for life' French hostage swap officer 'fighting for life'
- March 24, 2018

The man, identified by authorities as 26-year-old Redouane Lakdim , carried out three attacks on Friday beginning in Carcassonne where he hijacked a auto, killing one person and injuring another. "At one point he saw me and took after me with his knife", Guibbert told Reuters. Five people were wounded in the attacks, including three seriously. (more...)
China won't rule out scaling back US Treasury purchases
- March 24, 2018

The call between Mnuchin and Liu, a confidante of President Xi Jinping , was the highest-level contact between the two governments since U.S. President Donald Trump announced plans for tariffs on up to $60 billion of Chinese goods on Thursday. (more...)
Australia scraps 457 visa program, popular with Indians Australia scraps 457 visa program, popular with Indians
- March 24, 2018

A major reason behind the reforms in the visa norm is ensuring that locals are given an equal opportunity. Among the 90,000 people in Australia with a 457 subclass visa, around 22 per cent are Indians, followed by the United Kingdom and China, at 19.5 per cent and 5.8 per cent, respectively. (more...)
Speaker Ryan coaxed Trump into signing spending bill after veto threat Speaker Ryan coaxed Trump into signing spending bill after veto threat
- March 24, 2018

Also included is US$75 million this year to train teachers and school officials to respond to attacks, pay for metal detectors, and create anonymous systems for reporting possible threats. The spending bill is widely expected to be the last major legislation that Congress will pass before the November midterm elections, which had increased pressure to jam the bill full of odds and ends, with provisions addressing everything from gun safety to invasive carp. (more...)
Xi Jinping: China ready to fight 'bloody battle'
- March 24, 2018

EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said that the economic bloc - which is the largest trading partner of the United States - is "always willing to engage with our American partners, but we do not negotiate anything under pressure or threat". (more...)
Lawmakers Say More Time Needed on Marijuana Bill Lawmakers Say More Time Needed on Marijuana Bill
- March 24, 2018

The bill died amid concerns that it would have pre-empted a vote of the people , but when it was brought back up March 15 it passed in a Senate vote. It shouldn't be so hard for entrepreneurs and business leaders to get a sympathetic response to complaints about onerous government edicts. The bill next moves to the full Assembly, and then to the state Senate before it reaches the governor's desk. (more...)
Donna Family Left Without Home after Trailer Stolen Donna Family Left Without Home after Trailer Stolen
- March 24, 2018

THE family of a little boy with leukaemia have been able to reconnect and relax thanks to the generosity of a charity and lottery scheme. Glen Campbell died last August after a battle with Alzheimer's, but his wife, Kim, is still dealing with what she says are false news reports about his will and visitation rights. (more...)
Toyota Motor (TM) Given News Sentiment Rating of 0.11 Toyota Motor (TM) Given News Sentiment Rating of 0.11
- March 24, 2018

The nearly identical third-generation Toyota Auris five-door hatch for Europe was revealed recently at the Geneva Motor Show, so what we're actually seeing is a greater harmonisation of Toyota's global model strategy. Meanwhile, more than 3,526 other Toyota and Lexus vehicles are also being called back over airbag sensor problems. Toyota says that this will improve launch immediacy and smoothness. (more...)
Loveland-area weather: Sunny, warm and windy Loveland-area weather: Sunny, warm and windy
- March 24, 2018

A Wind Alert Level One is in effect for Southern Colorado as winds will gust above 45 miles per hour at times throughout the day leading to critical fire danger. Lexington lies right on the line between the rain and snow therefore a small change in the temperatures would create major changes in terms of precipitation accumulations. (more...)
Police shooting of unarmed man prompts protest Police shooting of unarmed man prompts protest
- March 24, 2018

Even if her cousin had been damaging property, as police strongly suggested, that shouldn't have been a death sentence, Lewis said. Banded in each others arms, they repeated " black lives matter ". Clark was killed in his grandparents' own backyard. The helicopter observed a suspect picking up a " toolbar " and breaking a window to a house. (more...)
Man arrested with drugs worth R350, 000 in Point Man arrested with drugs worth R350, 000 in Point
- March 24, 2018

The arrested suspect has appeared in the Durban Magistrate's Court. Peel Regional Police are still looking for the other two suspects in the attack. A juvenile male, 17, was also arrested at the scene on an outstanding warrant. Police have yet to identify the third male suspect, but say he may go by the name "Jason". (more...)
The sales are here: All your Toys The sales are here: All your Toys "R" Us liquidation questions answered
- March 24, 2018

A change in zoning would mean something other than a store would go there, although Jones would not say more . Toys R Us, after filing for bankruptcy, harkened back hopefully to millennial memories of the retailer's glory days from the 1980s and 1990s. (more...)
Russian Federation says Boris Johnson 'is poisoned with hatred and anger' Russian Federation says Boris Johnson 'is poisoned with hatred and anger'
- March 24, 2018

In the latest breakdown of global relations, Russia's foreign ministry spokeswoman took aim at the foreign secretary. She also claimed Mr Johnson's "unacceptable" comments were "unworthy of a top European diplomat". "This took place on the territory of Great Britain", he said. "My challenge to the Russian authorities is to show how the 24,000 United Kingdom applicants for tickets to the football World Cup are going to be well treated, are going to be safe". (more...)
Car Bomb Attack In Afghan City Kills At Least 13 Car Bomb Attack In Afghan City Kills At Least 13
- March 24, 2018

This is published unedited from the PTI feed . A police spokesman told news agency AFP that the blast happened by the venue's entrance gate after the match had ended. Last month Afghan President Ashraf Ghani offered them peace talks "without preconditions" - but so far there has been little sign of them taking up the offer. (more...)
Missing Iowa family was set to land in St. Louis from Mexico Missing Iowa family was set to land in St. Louis from Mexico
- March 24, 2018

Officers made contact with the State Department and a welfare check was done at the condo where the family was believed to have been staying. Parents Amy and Kevin Sharpe with children Adrianna and Sterling. Emergency situation authorities mosted likely to the family members's condo after they can not board the trip from Cancun to locate the dead bodies. (more...)
Here's What Usain Bolt Thinks of Messi and Ronaldo Here's What Usain Bolt Thinks of Messi and Ronaldo
- March 24, 2018

But the 26-year-old midfielder believes it is "impossible" to compare him with the duo who have dominated the football's top individual award for a decade. "If I make 10 in a season, they score 100. After the trials I then have a base to tell him [Jose Mourinho] I can do this, I can do that", Bolt was reported by the publication as saying. (more...)
'Hero' MP's emotional defiance of terror attack 'Hero' MP's emotional defiance of terror attack
- March 24, 2018

He said: "A$3 vivid image I have is returning home after what had happened and finding my son on the top of the stairs and he was in tears". A minute's silence was held in the British Parliament and across London on Thursday in remembrance of the five people killed in the Westminster Bridge terror attack on March 22 past year. (more...)
State Department honors International Women of Courage State Department honors International Women of Courage
- March 24, 2018

The women who were honored had shown both. Courage sets apart those who believe in a higher calling and those who act on it. Trump gave remarks at the annual ceremony hosted by Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan . Separately on Tuesday, a judge in NY ruled that a defamation suit against the president filed by a former contestant on the reality show Trump once hosted, The Apprentice¬ł could move forward. (more...)
PKK terrorists begin pullout from Sinjar: Iraq official PKK terrorists begin pullout from Sinjar: Iraq official
- March 24, 2018

At least 23 YPG/PKK terrorists have been "neutralized" after terrorists attacked a guardhouse in southeastern Sanliurfa province, according to Turkish General Staff Tuesday. Its aim is to achieve the objective of creating an independent Kurdish state. "We could suddenly come over one night to Iraq's Sinjar and eliminate the PKK terrorists there", the president said. (more...)
India sends note verbale to Pakistan on harassment of diplomats India sends note verbale to Pakistan on harassment of diplomats
- March 24, 2018

Mahmood said Pakistan has sought peaceful and good neighbourly relations with all countries in South Asia , including India. It was also on 23 March in 1956 that Pakistan was declared an Islamic republic. "The relations, however evolved on a different trajectory", said Mr. Mahmood recollecting that Prime Minister of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in his January 26 message to India had expressed the hope that the future would be different from the hard past. (more...)
Pennsylvania College Athlete in Bermuda Died From Fall, Officials Say Pennsylvania College Athlete in Bermuda Died From Fall, Officials Say
- March 24, 2018

Joseph's University in Philadelphia, had been in Bermuda for a rugby tournament over the weekend. He was visiting Bermuda with his college Rugby team and preparing to participate in the Ariel Re Bermuda International Sevens Tournament. Speaking at a press conference this afternoon, Dr Milroy said, "As a forensic pathologist I did a very detailed analysis, which is what we do when we have a death where the circumstances are unclear". (more...)
One of the world's biggest crypto exchanges is facing regulatory trouble One of the world's biggest crypto exchanges is facing regulatory trouble
- March 24, 2018

Binance was warned because it had several staff in Japan and had been expanding without official permission, said a person familiar with the Financial Services Agency's plans, who asked not to be named because the information is private. (more...)
Afghanistan:14 killed in vehicle bomb blast at Lashkargah Afghanistan:14 killed in vehicle bomb blast at Lashkargah
- March 24, 2018

Agha Mohammad, a 25-year-old shopkeeper from Lashkar Gah, was among the spectators leaving the stadium when the blast happened. A suicide bomber has killed at least 26 people, many of them teenagers, in front of Kabul University as Afghans took to the streets to celebrate the Persian new year holiday. (more...)
Trump may dump his new Mueller probe lawyer after just one meeting Trump may dump his new Mueller probe lawyer after just one meeting
- March 24, 2018

On Thursday, the president tweeted that former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton would replace national security adviser H.R. McMaster. "John Dowd is a friend and has been a valuable member of our legal team", Sekulow said in a statement to The Hill. "I'm sitting here working on the president's case right now", he said. (more...)
Charges dropped against most Turkish officers in DC clash Charges dropped against most Turkish officers in DC clash
- March 24, 2018

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and US President Donald Trump wait for a meeting at the Palace Hotel during the 72nd United Nations General Assembly in New York City, US on September 21, 2017. "It's appeasement - abject, craven, appeasement of a foreign dictator at the expense of our American freedoms". Turkey on Sunday captured the Syrian Kurdish-held town of Afrin and vowed to expand its offensive to other areas, including to Manbij which is controlled by USA -backed force ... (more...)
Maryland School Shooting Victim 'Brain Dead;' Being Taken Off Life Support Maryland School Shooting Victim 'Brain Dead;' Being Taken Off Life Support
- March 24, 2018

Willey was left brain dead after a 17-year-old boy shot her in the head. During a press conference, Melissa Willey , the mother of Jaelynn Willey said that her daughter was critically brain dead after 17-year-old Austin Wyatt Rollins allegedly walked into Great Mills High School with a gun and shot her and a 14-year-old boy. (more...)
Colorado Woman Arrested for Aborting Baby and Throwing It on Neighbor's Patio Colorado Woman Arrested for Aborting Baby and Throwing It on Neighbor's Patio
- March 24, 2018

So hospital volunteer Joy Ringhofer, who met Swift at the birth of his daughter, took the pair in until Ru-Andria was old enough to travel home. To cap it off, Frontier Airlines stepped up to help as well. 'I know he was a kind and safe man to have in my home and he has been a flawless gentleman'. Baby Thallyer suffered a blow to her head and bruising to her back after landing in a stagnant stretch on the Sao Francisco river. (more...)
HUD Secretary Carson's Job in Question at White House HUD Secretary Carson's Job in Question at White House
- March 24, 2018

A request to refund the purchase was submitted only after news outlets reported on the extravagant purchase, which a spokesman for Carson initially said would not be returned . GLAAD , which is an organization that addresses LGBTQ representation in the media called Carson's remarks "blatant and factually inaccurate anti-transgender rhetoric". (more...)

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