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Bombing kills two in Egypt's Alexandria, targets security chief Bombing kills two in Egypt's Alexandria, targets security chief
- March 24, 2018

Since the ouster of Morsi and a crackdown on his Muslim Brotherhood, security forces have sought to quell attacks by jihadists who have declared allegiance to the Islamic State (IS) group. "This is sadly in line with the increasingly oppressive environment that President Sisi has created for both domestic and global press". Polls will open on Monday when voters choose between Sisi and one little-known candidate who supports the former field marshal. (more...)
Is THIS Sexy Story From Aubrey O'Day About Donald Trump Jr.?? Is THIS Sexy Story From Aubrey O'Day About Donald Trump Jr.??
- March 24, 2018

The picture was posted in 2012, which is around the same time that O'Day and Trump Jr. are alleged to have had a romantic relationship . The Late Show host pivoted to Don Jr's reported affair with former Celebrity Apprentice contestant Aubrey O'Day. (more...)
Activision Blizzard (ATVI) Upgraded to "Strong-Buy" by Vetr
- March 24, 2018

Activision Blizzard, Inc . traded 5097613 shares at hands when compared with its average volume of 6600.91K shares. About 5.39 million shares traded. Activision Blizzard, Inc . Several brokerages have issued reports on ATVI . Picton Mahoney Asset Management reported 130,390 shares stake. Spears Abacus Advisors Llc, which manages about $1.25 billion and $835.86 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) by 4,255 shares to 442,297 shares, valued at $32.17 ... (more...)
Local students to rally with Parkland survivors Local students to rally with Parkland survivors
- March 24, 2018

A USA TODAY/Ipsos poll taken after the Parkland shooting found fewer than half of students 13 to 17 think tightening gun laws and background checks would prevent mass shootings. Dan Rather hosts a SiriusXM Roundtable Special Event with Parkland, Florida , Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Students and activists (L-R) Alex Wind, Emma Gonzalez, David Hogg, Cameron Kasky and Jaclyn Corin at SiriusXM Studio Friday in Washington, D.C. (more...)
No Relief for Dreamers in US Govt's Latest Spending Bill No Relief for Dreamers in US Govt's Latest Spending Bill
- March 24, 2018

The source says the men spoke - as they had earlier in the week, when Ryan dashed to the White House to brief the president about the package - about all the wins in the bill, especially for the military. "We have $1.6 billion for the wall starting immediately". Dreamers are angry at Trump and Republicans for not mentioning the anti-deportation measure in the spending bill and still claiming to be supportive. (more...)
China targets $3 billion of United States goods in tariff war China targets $3 billion of United States goods in tariff war
- March 24, 2018

In a statement on potential tariffs against China in mid-March, U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue said, "As we're starting to see, tariffs could lead to a destructive trade war with serious consequences for U.S. He warned that USA apple growers are going to "get hurt in a fight we didn't start and in which we have no interest". "And knowingly, we always have a minority, and it's not fair", President Trump said. (more...)
Government issues notice to Cambridge Analytica seeking reply by March 31 Government issues notice to Cambridge Analytica seeking reply by March 31
- March 24, 2018

This raises concern because users may not realize how much those third-party apps gain access to your personal data. Zuckerberg clarified that his company needs to up its game if it plans to match up to the efforts of Russian Federation and other governments in being more sophisticated in election interference. (more...)
Charges Dropped Against Most Turkish Bodyguards in Clash with Protesters
- March 24, 2018

Turkish officials accused protesters of attacking Erdogan's supporters and blamed Washington police and the Secret Service for not doing enough to separate the two groups. "It's appeasement-abject, craven, appeasement of a foreign dictator at the expense of our American freedoms", Hamparian added. Turkey has always been urging the U.S.to let the YPG pull back from Manbij to the east of Euphrates amid threats that it will not hesitate to launch an attack on YPG positions even if American troops ... (more...)
Hamilton Middle School Students Plant Seeds Of Learning Hamilton Middle School Students Plant Seeds Of Learning
- March 24, 2018

This movement was inspired, in part, by the powerful, raw, emotive speech given by Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Emma Gonzalez. "That's one of the more difficult to attain because of that hard data". "I got up just to do this". The NIU student body and DeKalb community need to participate in these walkouts. "The students kept this from being a huge disruption to the learning environment", he said. (more...)
US Officials Tour Manbij Amid Dispute With Turkey Over Northern Syria Town US Officials Tour Manbij Amid Dispute With Turkey Over Northern Syria Town
- March 24, 2018

The State Department's Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, which handles relations with Turkey, is believed to have played a major part in persuading Congress to shelve proposed sanctions against Turkish officials deemed to have been responsible for what the Donald Trump administration terms the unlawful detention of USA nationals and Turkish citizens employed by the U.S. (more...)
Lights out at Bangor University for Earth Hour 2018 Lights out at Bangor University for Earth Hour 2018
- March 24, 2018

EARTH Hour is a worldwide movement led by WWF, taking up the fight against climate change. The WWF said Earth Hour is not a one-hour commitment to conservation but rather a symbol of something bigger. Halting its loss is urgent and crucial as much as tackling climate change, ” said Marco Lambertini, Director General, WWF International. Sydneysider Dianna Ali, who was having dinner with family as the lights went off in the city, said the initiative had made her more aware of the impact ... (more...)
Supreme Court To Hear Arguments In 'Crisis Pregnancy Centers' Case Supreme Court To Hear Arguments In 'Crisis Pregnancy Centers' Case
- March 24, 2018

In a Supreme Court case that is scheduled for arguments today, March 20, a legal resource for crisis pregnancy centers called the National Institute of Family and Life Advocates ( NIFLA ) is challenging California state law AB 775 , aka the Reproductive FACT Act . (more...)
Jayhawks arrive in Omaha for Sweet 16 Jayhawks arrive in Omaha for Sweet 16
- March 24, 2018

Whether it's at the start of the season, or entering the NCAA Tournament , the Kansas Jayhawks are often among the teams praised for their potential to take home a national championship . The hottest outside threat during the Jayhawks' five-game winning streak has been sophomore guard Malik Newman, who is averaging 22 points during that postseason run on 59 percent shooting from behind the arc. (more...)
Bancroft questioned by umpires for suspected ball tampering Bancroft questioned by umpires for suspected ball tampering
- March 24, 2018

Cameron Bancroft with the mysterious yellow object. He was then shown putting the object down the front of his pants before speaking to the on-field umpires Nigel Llong and Richard Illingworth. However match referee Andy Pycroft is expected to scrutinise footage of the episode. South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis was slapped with three demerit points during the "mint-gate" saga in 2016, when he was found guilty of ball tampering. (more...)
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
- 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...)

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