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Gov't Welcomes UN Resolution on N. Korean Human Rights Gov't Welcomes UN Resolution on N. Korean Human Rights
- March 24, 2018

Haley also slammed the non-binding message contained in the other resolutions presented by the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Council, under "Agenda Item 7", which only covers Israel. "Every March, the council sets aside only two sessions to debate human rights violations and abuses in all countries and another entire session just to debate a single country, Israel". (more...)
Ed Norton: 'Our hearts ache' for firefighter killed on movie set
- March 24, 2018

However, as the crew completed their work day last night, a fire began , setting the five-story building ablaze. Davidson, whose job was to operate a hoseline to suppress the fire, was found unconscious and critically injured, fire officials said . (more...)
Mega Millions numbers: Did you win Friday's $421 million lottery jackpot?
- March 24, 2018

Mega Ball is 17. Mega Millions drawings are held Tuesday and Friday at 11 p.m. The game is played in 44 states, plus the District of Columbia and the Virgin Islands. Since the last jackpot was won, there have been 33 winners of $1 million or more. The victor went by the name of "Good Karma Family 2018" and ultimately went to court to maintain their anonymity after opting for the lump sum payment of $352 million. (more...)
Poisoned Russian spy 'begged Putin for a pardon' Poisoned Russian spy 'begged Putin for a pardon'
- March 24, 2018

The Russian embassy in London reiterated its suggestion that the Porton Down defence laboratory was developing its own "military-grade poisons". "The precise effect of their exposure on their long-term health remains unclear, albeit medical tests indicate that their mental capacity might be compromised to an unknown and so far unascertained degree", Judge David Williams said in his ruling. (more...)
3 lakh rats killed in 7 days: Ex-Maha min seeks probe 3 lakh rats killed in 7 days: Ex-Maha min seeks probe
- March 24, 2018

Raising more questions, he said, "Can there be so many rats in Mantralaya? ". Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and finance minister Sudhir Mungantiwar slammed his party colleague and former cabinet colleague Eknath Khadse for his dig at the government over the rat killing contract. (more...)
President Trump threatens to veto spending bill President Trump threatens to veto spending bill
- March 24, 2018

But Friday morning, President Trump says he was considering a veto of the bill, citing the lack of a DACA deal and border wall funding. Some people don't even know what is in- $1.3 trillion. "That's not how the process works". It also set aside the issue of the so-called "Dreamers", who are in legal limbo following the Trump administration's repeal of Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA), a policy instituted by former president Barack Obama that protected them from deportation. (more...)
Paul McCartney joins March For Our Lives rally to honor John Lennon Paul McCartney joins March For Our Lives rally to honor John Lennon
- March 24, 2018

Adriana Grande, who was performing in Manchester, U.K. last May 22 when a terrorist bombed the Manchester Arena, was one of those performing at the Washington, DC March For Our Lives event. The march was organized by students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., where a gunman killed 17 students and faculty in a mass shooting last month. (more...)
Waterslide in fatal accident in Kansas was Waterslide in fatal accident in Kansas was "deadly weapon"
- March 24, 2018

It said the raft had been removed twice in 2016, but quickly put back into circulation. Wyandotte County sheriff's deputies have arrested a former Schlitterbahn executive on involuntary manslaughter charges in connection with the death of Caleb Schwab on the Verruckt water slide in August 2016. (more...)
Bucks' bench hands Bulls fourth straight loss, 118-105 Bucks' bench hands Bulls fourth straight loss, 118-105
- March 24, 2018

Antetokounmpo's ankle injury occurred during the second quarter of Wednesday night's 127-120 loss to the Clippers when he was accidentally trodden on by point guard Austin Rivers. Antetokounmpo is fourth in the league in scoring at 27.3 points a game . Denzel Valentine led the Bulls with 20 points on 7-of-13 shooting, including 4-of-7 accuracy from long distance, but Chicago couldn't maintain its opening-quarter momentum. (more...)
Govt sends query to Cambridge Analytica Govt sends query to Cambridge Analytica
- March 24, 2018

Authorities in Britain as well as the US are investigating Cambridge Analytica over allegations the firm improperly obtained data from 50 million Facebook users and used it to manipulate elections, including the 2016 White House race. Cambridge Analytica , best known for working on President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, is at the center of an global storm over privacy and political manipulation. (more...)
Leon Jacob takes stand in murder-for-hire trial Leon Jacob takes stand in murder-for-hire trial
- March 24, 2018

Valerie McDaniel committed suicide after the arrests. Prosecutors allege Jacob then offered two hitmen Cartier watches and $20,000 to carry out the murders of Verikas in addition to the ex-husband of his new girlfriend, Marion "Mack" McDaniel. (more...)
BSP ties wont' be affected by Rajya Sabha poll defeat: Mayawati BSP ties wont' be affected by Rajya Sabha poll defeat: Mayawati
- March 24, 2018

Bahujan Samaj Party Chief Mayawati on Saturday addressed a press conference in Lucknow to make several revelations about the Rajya Sabha elections . "BJP did not deter from indulging in malpractices". He further said that the BSP chief was putting baseless allegations and becoming a laughing stock. (more...)
Ramaphosa wants to open SA borders for African business Ramaphosa wants to open SA borders for African business
- March 24, 2018

Ramaphosa and his Rwandan counterpart Paul Kagame had a meeting to talk through issues that made it hard for Rwandan citizens to get visas to come to South Africa. "They have developed so quickly and got out of the total disaster they had 20 years ago and they are a completely transformed country", he said, with reference to Rwanda's genocide. (more...)
Evangelical Covenant Church announces Holy Week services Evangelical Covenant Church announces Holy Week services
- March 24, 2018

Guest speaker will be the Rev. James McKinnon. During this commemoration of the death of Jesus, several of the church members will share meditations on the seven last words of Christ. The Maundy Thursday worship will be at 7 p.m.in the sanctuary, with a 40-hour prayer vigil following. The Evangelical Covenant Church is located at 24 N. (more...)
Trump's tiff with China draws ire of US farmers
- March 24, 2018

But in value terms the items listed by Beijing amount to a mere $3 billion in United States exports, a tiny fraction of the $60 billion in Chinese goods being targeted by Washington . China's state-run Global Times said Beijing was only just beginning to look at means to retaliate. On Saturday, the deputy director of China's International Economic Exchange Center and former vice-minister of commerce Wei Jianguo told the China Daily newspaper that Beijing was already preparing two more ... (more...)
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
- 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...)

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