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Trump Signs $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill With No Clean Energy Cuts Trump Signs $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill With No Clean Energy Cuts
- March 24, 2018

Echoing criticism from those who voted against the measure, Trump added, "It's only hours old". "There's a lot of things that I'm unhappy about in this bill", he said, even though it was cleared by a Congress controlled by his own party. The legislation funds the federal government for the remainder of the 2018 budget year, through September 30, directing $700 billion toward the military and $591 billion to domestic agencies. (more...)
Snow preps begin for overnight storm Snow preps begin for overnight storm
- March 24, 2018

The storm dropped about 8 to 12 inches of snow overall in central areas, while some eastern areas saw up to 16 inches. Approximately 1,600 utility customers were without power around 4 a.m. Metro-North railroad has resumed regular weekday service, though it's had some weather-related delays. The term is typically associated with winter storms, but snow is not a requirement. (more...)
Vague de froid : 13 départements en vigilance orange Vague de froid : 13 départements en vigilance orange "neige-verglas"
- March 24, 2018

En Île-de-France, le ciel est menaçant avec de petites chutes de neige le matin suivies d'un temps plus sec mais qui reste assez nuageux ensuite. De 1 à huit cm de neige . Enfin dans le sud-est, le soleil s'impose jusqu'en milieu de journée. Au-dessus de 400 mètres d'altitude, le cumul de neige attendra 10 à 25 cm. Le mistral se mettra aussi en place, atteignant des rafales de 90km/h l'après-midi. (more...)
Investigators search Cambridge Analytica's London offices
- March 24, 2018

Investigators with Britain's information commissioner searched the London headquarters of Cambridge Analytica on Friday amid reports that the firm harvested the personal data of millions of Facebook users as part of a campaign to influence the US 2016 presidential elections. (more...)
What Analysts Expect From this Stock? The Kroger Co. (KR) What Analysts Expect From this Stock? The Kroger Co. (KR)
- March 24, 2018

The Kroger Co . ( NYSE :KR) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.63/Share lagging the analyst estimate of $0.63/Share by a difference of $0. About 13.62 million shares traded or 23.72% up from the average. Centaur Capital Partners LP owns 38,000 shares or 0.76% of their U.S. portfolio. Natl Pension holds 843,311 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, May 15th will be issued a dividend of $0.125 per share. (more...)
Officer, 5 others hurt in San Francisco shootout Officer, 5 others hurt in San Francisco shootout
- March 24, 2018

Witnesses say they heard over a dozen shots, then saw the injured officer crawling after apparently being hit by gunfire. Supervisor Ahsha Safaí described the Amazon Barber Shop where the shooting occurred as a "a great family-run business". (more...)
Track and field athletes share race day routines Track and field athletes share race day routines
- March 24, 2018

Red Rock competed against 10 other schools all afternoon and into the evening. Derrick Green is out for track for his first season and has been mainly a thrower so far. In Des Moines, the Lady Trojans posted a time of 4:41.17 good for 22nd place against the best Class 1A competition in the state. The Rams were the 2A champions twice and runners-up twice during her four years there. (more...)
'Rajya Sabha defeat won't affect SP-BSP alliance in Uttar Pradesh': Mayawati 'Rajya Sabha defeat won't affect SP-BSP alliance in Uttar Pradesh': Mayawati
- March 24, 2018

The SP had stitched an alliance with the BSP to help the Mayawati led party get a Rajya Sabha seat, which the BSP chief vacated previous year in a hurry after she was allegedly not allowed to speak on Dalit exploitation by the BJP. One vote each of BJP and BSP was held invalid and the fate of candidates was decided on 398 votes. BSP legislator Mukhtar Ansari was also barred by the Allahabad High Court from taking part in the poll process, making the BSP poorer by another vote. (more...)
Walsh Middle School Teacher Wins William Spratt Award Walsh Middle School Teacher Wins William Spratt Award
- March 24, 2018

The main reason for the three-person team, Kratt said, was because they knew Schweihofer would need her auto at the hospital, but wouldn't be able to drive herself. "I wouldn't say that adults were unwelcomed but I felt that we certainly were unneeded". With her sights set on becoming a chartered accountant, she said she had no choice but to stay in school and hope for the best. (more...)
Jharkhand RS polls: Counting of votes begins Jharkhand RS polls: Counting of votes begins
- March 24, 2018

He alleged that Ambedkar could have easily won the election but the ruling party had misused power to bag the seat. However, Samajwadi Party leaders expressed confidence they would emerge victorious. The dinner raised her hopes of sending one candidate of the BSP to the Upper House of Parliament. The BSP leader, however, did not comment on whether the alliance with SP will continue stressing that it was a policy decision which will be taken only by party president Mayawati . (more...)
Full impact of Facebook scandal yet to be seen Full impact of Facebook scandal yet to be seen
- March 24, 2018

Others may not want to be as extreme, but have subsequently taken cautious steps in looking through how much data they are actually sharing on the social media platform. Method two is to partner with Facebook as a collaborator in some official capacity. "Whenever there's an issue where someone's data gets passed to someone who the rules of the system shouldn't have allowed it to, that's rightfully a big issue and deserves to be a big uproar". (more...)
TRS wins all three Rajya Sabha seats in Telangana TRS wins all three Rajya Sabha seats in Telangana
- March 24, 2018

Other winners were Ashok Bajpai, Vijay Pal Singh Tomar, Sakal Deep Rajbhar, Kanta Kardam, Anil Jain, G.V.L. Narasimha Rao and Harnath Singh Yadav. It was understood that in lieu of the support the Bahujan Samaj Party ( BSP ) gave to the SP's candidates in the recently-held by-polls of Gorakhpur and Phulpur, the Akhilesh Yadav-led party would return the favour by transferring its extra votes to BSP candidate, Bhim Rao Ambedkar, in Rajya Sabha polls. (more...)
France, Germany, US, UK condemn nerve agent attack France, Germany, US, UK condemn nerve agent attack
- March 24, 2018

Former spy Sergei Skripal, 66, and his daughter Yulia, 33, are in a critical condition in hospital after being exposed to a nerve agent earlier this month. In a more cautious response, the White House said the case was an outrage, but it did not mention Russian Federation. She also said new legislative proposals would be urgently developed to counter any threat from a hostile state. (more...)
Thousands of Californians flee ahead of possible mudslides Thousands of Californians flee ahead of possible mudslides
- March 24, 2018

Local authorities evacuated areas below the dam, including a campground, a fish hatchery and a marina, and said that even if the dam failed, its water would flow harmlessly downstream into the much larger Don Pedro Reservoir, the sixth-largest in the state. (more...)
British Summer Time: Why do we change the clocks? British Summer Time: Why do we change the clocks?
- March 24, 2018

During the Second World War, Britain's clocks were not put back by an hour at the end of Summer Time . Although changing the clocks seems like a odd thing to do it will make mornings brighter when there is an extra hour of sunshine. The golf industry says one extra month of Daylight Saving Time can generate up to £246.6million a year in extra sales and fees. A YouGov poll in 2011 found 53 per cent of Brits support moving clocks forward permanently, while 32 per cent oppose the change. (more...)
Venezuela to cut face value of the bolivar in June Venezuela to cut face value of the bolivar in June
- March 24, 2018

Maduro expressed his joy and admiration for the extraordinary triumph obtained by Putin in the elections celebrated on March 18 and highlighted the exemplary character of the elections in Russian Federation, said the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry Friday in a communique. (more...)
Five EU member states considering expulsion of Russian diplomats Five EU member states considering expulsion of Russian diplomats
- March 24, 2018

Moscow has denied that it is behind the attack on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, the first known offensive use of a nerve toxin in Europe since World War Two. It added that the European Union "should also continue to bolster its capabilities to address hybrid threats, including in the areas of cyberdefense, strategic communication and counterintelligence". (more...)
A Historic Moment At Mumbai's Versova Beach A Historic Moment At Mumbai's Versova Beach
- March 24, 2018

However, in cities like Mumbai there is a lot of artificial light which is likely to confuse them towards the land. Cut into the news, Olive Ridley turtles are the rare turtles that left the Mumbai beaches long ago, due to pollution. Now, with the campaign on freeing ocean of marine debris, automatically the turtles come back. "However, when our officers dug about a foot deep, they found shells confirming that there has been nesting of these turtles on the beach", said N Vasudevan, ... (more...)
Judge grants search warrant for Cambridge Analytica offices Judge grants search warrant for Cambridge Analytica offices
- March 24, 2018

Both Cambridge Analytica and Facebook have denied any wrongdoing. India's information technology minister last week warned against any abuse of social media in elections, following reports that the analytics firm improperly accessed information on millions of Facebook users to target USA voters. (more...)
US drops charges against Turkish president's bodyguards in DC brawl US drops charges against Turkish president's bodyguards in DC brawl
- March 24, 2018

Turkish and American delegations met in Washington on March 8 and 9 to find a way to resolve the Manbij problem but the dismissal of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has caused uncertainty about how the two countries will proceed. "Our priority is making sure anyone expressing their right to assemble and speech is kept safe". In December, two men who were not associated with Turkish security personnel - Sinan Narin, 45, of McLean, Virginia, and Eyup Yildirim, 50, of Manchester, New ... (more...)
China squares up to Trump over $60bn tariff move China squares up to Trump over $60bn tariff move
- March 24, 2018

Trump's actions fulfil his campaign pledge to demand fairer trade deals with countries and to retaliate against trading partners if the United States does not secure better agreements. "We know what the Chinese bottom line is". But in a sign that he will still turn to the WTO when it suits his interests, Trump had his government file a complaint through the organization to try to stop China from allegedly stealing technology from USA companies that operate there. (more...)
Charge upgraded to first-degree murder in Tess Richey case Charge upgraded to first-degree murder in Tess Richey case
- March 24, 2018

Her mother, who travelled from her home in North Bay to search for her, found Richey's body four days later in a stairwell at the back of an alley, just steps from where she was last seen alive. "And sexual assault with a homicide is also first-degree murder". However, police have said the Richey and McArthur cases were not related. Richey's death and the disappearances of several men with links to the gay village prompted complaints from the community that police were not doing enough to ... (more...)
Cyclone Nora to hit Cape York Cyclone Nora to hit Cape York
- March 24, 2018

STRIKE force teams of emergency services are on standby as Cyclone Nora threatens to lash remote Queensland communities along the Gulf this weekend. "Once you are in your homes this evening, you should not leave your homes", she said. Gales with gusts of up to 110km/h could develop in coastal areas between Elcho Island and Cape Shield, including Nhulunbuy, and in coastal areas between Thursday Island and Pormpuraaw tonight. (more...)
In Sacramento, Protesters Shut Down Freeway And Block Entrance To Kings Game In Sacramento, Protesters Shut Down Freeway And Block Entrance To Kings Game
- March 24, 2018

Several CHP vehicles raced toward the scene, sirens blaring, in an apparent attempt to block protesters from the elevated roadway. They swarmed a Folsom police SUV outside Devere's Irish Pub that appeared to be double parked on unrelated business. (more...)
China considers retaliatory tariff on ethanol, 127 other products
- March 24, 2018

The tariffs don't take effect until after a comment period in which the administration is expected to get a lot of pushback from industry, free-trade Republicans, and major trading partners. The European Union, Canada, Mexico, Australia, Brazil and South Korea won exemptions from the steel and aluminium tariffs, Canada and Mexico, Lighthizer said on Thursday. (more...)
China threatens U.S. with tariffs, says 'not afraid of war' China threatens U.S. with tariffs, says 'not afraid of war'
- March 24, 2018

The China tariffs mark a "seismic shift from an era dating back to Nixon and Kissinger, where we had as a government viewed China in terms of economic engagement", White House trade adviser Peter Navarro told reporters Thursday. In his announcement on Thursday, Trump hinted the USA might be open to negotiations, noting he has a "great relationship" with President Xi Jinping. (more...)
Zell Miller, Georgia's fiery former governor and United States senator, dies at 86 Zell Miller, Georgia's fiery former governor and United States senator, dies at 86
- March 24, 2018

Zell Miller of Georgia. "I do not know of anyone who impacted the lives of Georgians more than Zell", Isakson said in a statement . "His Marine Corps values of patriotism and loyalty guided his career in service to his state and his country". (more...)
Britain's May welcomes EU support over Russian role in spy attack Britain's May welcomes EU support over Russian role in spy attack
- March 24, 2018

Foreign ministry official Vladimir Yermakov said London itself could have been behind the poisoning of Skripal , a former Russian officer who sold secrets to Britain and moved there in a 2010 spy swap. May and other European Union leaders are due to discuss the poisoning at a summit Thursday. Britain said Wednesday that its ambassador in Moscow has snubbed the meeting. (more...)
Fodder scam: Lalu sentenced to 7-years jail in Dumka-treasury case Fodder scam: Lalu sentenced to 7-years jail in Dumka-treasury case
- March 24, 2018

The funds were withdrawn from the treasury through 96 fake vouchers between December 1995 and January 1996, when Yadav was the chief minister of Bihar. CBI judge Shivpal Singh pronounced the sentence. Prasad's counsel Prabhat Kumar told journalists that he would appeal in a higher court against the judgment. (more...)
Amit Shah terms TDP decision to quit NDA 'unfortunate and unilateral' Amit Shah terms TDP decision to quit NDA 'unfortunate and unilateral'
- March 24, 2018

On Saturday, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah said that Telugu Desam Party ( TDP) chief Chandrababu Naidu's decision to end the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) was directed by "political considerations" instead of Andhra Pradesh's development concerns, and named his move "unfortunate and unilateral". (more...)

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