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March against gun violence draws thousands to downtown Santa Fe March against gun violence draws thousands to downtown Santa Fe
- March 25, 2018

At the same time, we acknowledge that black and brown youth have continuously challenged the United States to address the gun violence that they and their communities are experiencing. " All our voices should be heard", offered Arnaz Hall, another Bethel student, saddened that every day at school, "I have to think, 'Am I going to make it home?'" Hickok shared the same feelings of frustration as Hicks saying that no parent should have to worry that their child might be shot at school. (more...)
Trump Threatens To Veto Budget, Raising Risk Of Government Shutdown Trump Threatens To Veto Budget, Raising Risk Of Government Shutdown
- March 25, 2018

But speaking to reporters at the White House less than four hours later, Trump said he had made a decision to sign the bill despite his reservations, arguing that it provides much-needed funding for the military, including a pay increase for troops and new equipment. (more...)
Cambridge Analytica Central London Office Raided by UK Investigators
- March 25, 2018

Investigators from Britain's data watchdog searched the London offices of Cambridge Analytica, the data analytics firm at the center of a storm over a href="https://venturebeat.com/2018/03/20/facebook-and-mark-zuckerberg-face-investigations-over-cambridge-analytica-data-privacy-allegations/"allegations it improperly harvested Facebook data to target USA voters". (more...)
China vows to fight USA sanctions over alleged technology theft
- March 25, 2018

In response to President Donald Trump's tariff hike on steel and aluminum, China unveiled a list of USA goods including pork, apples and steel pipe that it may hit with higher import duties. Abroad, companies worry the dispute could spiral into tit-for-tat import controls by governments worldwide that could dampen global trade. It also said that Beijing did not want a trade war with Washington D.C., but at the same time, was not afraid of a trade war. (more...)
Heavy rain and snow hit mountains Friday, warmth returns to Denver Heavy rain and snow hit mountains Friday, warmth returns to Denver
- March 25, 2018

He added that the main focus will on the 189 informal settlements, which are most vulnerable to flooding incidents. Rain fall to date this year in the Mountain Area is 20.61 inches, with 12.87 inches falling during March, according to Vanmetter. (more...)
Trump says he's signed $1.3T budget bill Trump says he's signed $1.3T budget bill
- March 25, 2018

The House adjourned Friday morning until Monday, meaning that if Trump had vetoed the bill then the government would shut down . "As a matter of national security, I've signed this omnibus budget bill", Trump said in a statement from the White House, hours after tweeting a threat to veto the measure. (more...)
UK regulators search Cambridge Analytica offices after Facebook data scandal
- March 25, 2018

Cambridge Analytica, known for working on U.S. President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, is being investigated over whether it improperly used data from around 50 million Facebook users to target voters with ads and political messages. Arron Banks, a major donor to Leave.EU, told the newspaper that Leave.EU did not receive any data or work from Cambridge Analytica although the UK Independence Party, which also campaigned for Brexit, gave the firm some of its data which the firm analyzes. (more...)
Michael O'Neill predicts bright future for NI goalscorer Paul Smyth Michael O'Neill predicts bright future for NI goalscorer Paul Smyth
- March 25, 2018

Following the withdrawal of four experienced players, Smyth and Lavery have also joined the group after impressing for the under-21s against Spain on Thursday night to leave O'Neill buoyant about the next generation. South Korea's lively start almost produced another goal only for Carson to beat away Tottenham's Son Heung-min near-post attempt. It took the visitors just seven minutes to open the scoring. (more...)
Giornate Fai alla Regina Giovanna e nel centro storico Giornate Fai alla Regina Giovanna e nel centro storico
- March 25, 2018

Sabato 24 e domenica 25 marzo , infatti, si terrà la ventiseiesima edizione delle Giornate FAI di Primavera: 1000 luoghi, solitamente chiusi al pubblico, saranno accessibili grazie ai volontari del FAI (Fondo Ambiente Italiano ). A Catania saranno aperti il convitto nazionale "Mario Cutelli", il chiostro e convento di Santa Caterina da Siena, chiesa di S. Michele Arcangelo, Cinema Odeon, il convento e la chiesa di San Placido, il chiostro e il palazzo dei Minoriti, Porta Garibaldi, ... (more...)
China's Shift Away From Exports Provides Cushion Against Tariffs China's Shift Away From Exports Provides Cushion Against Tariffs
- March 25, 2018

It comes after President Trump made a decision to hit Chinese products with tariffs of USD60 billion over intellectual property theft accusations. Yu said exports to the USA account for over $10 million of annual revenue for Pinghu Mijia, more than half of its total sales. China Daily said that Mr Trump was trying to fool the U.S. (more...)
'Large number' of European Union countries plan more Russian Federation action 'Large number' of European Union countries plan more Russian Federation action
- March 25, 2018

French President Emmanuel Macron said Paris and Berlin would be among countries taking further rapid and coordinated measures which other leaders said would include the expulsion of Russian officials and possible other retaliatory actions. Russia's top diplomat insisted that Britain has so far failed to provide any firm evidence that would link Moscow to the March 4 attack. Friday also marked the day when 23 British diplomats and their families in Russian Federation were forced to leave ... (more...)
French Police Arrest Second Person Associated With Trebes Attack French Police Arrest Second Person Associated With Trebes Attack
- March 25, 2018

With the death of the officer, the assailant, identified as 25-year-old Radouane Lakdim, killed a total of four people in France's first major jihadist attack since October. Witnesses say they heard Lakdim shout "Allahu akbar" and say he was a "soldier of the Islamic State ". Two people were detained for alleged links to a terrorist enterprise, one woman close to Lakdim and a 17-year-old male friend of his, Paris prosecutor's office said. (more...)
PKK terrorists surrender in eastern Turkey PKK terrorists surrender in eastern Turkey
- March 25, 2018

Turkey's Armed Forces may enter Sinjar town to fight PKK, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said earlier. The conflict between Turkey and the PKK, which demands the creation of an independent Kurdish state, has continued for more than 30 years and has claimed more than 40,000 lives. (more...)
Maryland school shooting victim dies after removal of life support Maryland school shooting victim dies after removal of life support
- March 25, 2018

Ms. Willey said at a news conference that the girl had been shot in the head and declared brain-dead. Other family stood behind Willey as she spoke and a group of friends stood off to one side. Willey was in the hallway of Great Mills High School in Maryland Tuesday morning when police say Austin Rollins pointed a semi-automatic handgun at her and fired. (more...)
U.S. launches WTO challenge against China U.S. launches WTO challenge against China
- March 25, 2018

Trade Representative's office said in a statement. China ranks ahead of Japan as the biggest holder of USA government debt. Traders are anxious that an escalating trade spat between Washington and Beijing will hurt USA businesses, especially those that do a lot of sales overseas. (more...)
'Biscuits not bullets': Adorable dogs play role at March for Our Lives 'Biscuits not bullets': Adorable dogs play role at March for Our Lives
- March 25, 2018

On the stage at March for Our Lives in Washington , student survivors from Parkland and other activists whose lives had been touched by gun violence made emotional pleas for change. "We need to bring pressure to bear on Washington ". Her mind was on the young students and six adults who died at her school. "Active shooters are always taken down by somebody with a gun", Foy said. (more...)
Edinburgh's Russian diplomat calls for Boris Johnson to resign Edinburgh's Russian diplomat calls for Boris Johnson to resign
- March 25, 2018

He also attempted to ban Jewish and nonwhite athletes, however gave up after threats of a boycott grew too large. Most countries participated in the games, despite criticism of the Nazis. While the Foreign Office has so far stopped short of advising fans not to go to the tournament starting in June, he said they were monitoring the situation "very, very closely". (more...)
Afghanistan: Deadly auto bombing near Helmand stadium Afghanistan: Deadly auto bombing near Helmand stadium
- March 25, 2018

No group has claimed responsibility of the explosion. The blast happened in Lashkargah city as spectators were leaving a wrestling match at the stadium, Helmand provincial governor spokesperson Omar Zwak said. The attack occurred after Afghan new year celebrations were winding down. The Taliban controls large areas of Helmand, source of much of Afghanistan's opium crop. (more...)
Experts wary of Bolton appointment ahead of Trump-Kim summit Experts wary of Bolton appointment ahead of Trump-Kim summit
- March 25, 2018

A second former White House official was more blunt: "Everyone who was there during Obama years should start packing their s**t". "The RJC could not be prouder to have our friend, Ambassador John Bolton , as the next National Security Adviser". (more...)
Turkey's Erdogan pledges to go beyond Syria's Afrin Turkey's Erdogan pledges to go beyond Syria's Afrin
- March 25, 2018

Erdogan announced an investigation and said "we won't give these terrorist youth the right to study at these universities". On January 20, Ankara, jointly with the opposition Free Syrian Army forces, launched Operation Olive Branch in Afrin in order to "clear" Turkey's Syrian border from the terrorist threat. (more...)
South Jersey Man Arrested On Child Porn Charges South Jersey Man Arrested On Child Porn Charges
- March 25, 2018

Police said they received a tip last fall and got a search warrant for the north-end home, seizing several electronic devices. Bolton Crown Court heard Blackburn had 229 of the most serious photographs - ranked as category A - of children along with 71 category B and 54 category C images of children, as well as an extreme pornographic image featuring dogs. (more...)
Martin Luther King Jr's granddaughter, 9, leads chants at anti-gun rally Martin Luther King Jr's granddaughter, 9, leads chants at anti-gun rally
- March 25, 2018

She went on to describe having a dream about her grandfather just a few days ago. She added, "I represent the African-American women who are victims of gun violence , who are simply statistics instead of vibrant handsome girls full of potential". (more...)
Judge rules defamation case against Trump from former Judge rules defamation case against Trump from former "Apprentice" contestant may proceed
- March 25, 2018

Trump's lawyers had argued the U.S. Constitution immunized him from being sued in state court while he's president and had argued the case should at least be delayed until he's out of office. So Zervos and her lawyer Gloria Allred tried a different legal approach: They filed suit against Trump for defamation. Summer Zervos filed the suit previous year after Trump said publicly during the 2016 presidential campaign that she and other women accusing him of unwanted sexual contact were making ... (more...)
John Bolton Has a Sinister Tie to Cambridge Analytica John Bolton Has a Sinister Tie to Cambridge Analytica
- March 25, 2018

LONDON-Britain's information regulator says it is assessing evidence gathered from a raid on the office of data firm Cambridge Analytica , carried out as part of an investigation into alleged misuse of personal information by political campaigns and social media companies. (more...)
Winter Storm Warning issued; 4-9 inches expecting South of metro area Winter Storm Warning issued; 4-9 inches expecting South of metro area
- March 25, 2018

Snow amounts of 4 to 8 inches or more are expected within this corridor. A late week cold front may cool things off a bit for Easter weekend, which right now looks to feature clouds and sunshine with perhaps a passing rain shower on Easter Sunday itself. (more...)
Calls for Mark Zuckerberg to testify before Congress are getting louder Calls for Mark Zuckerberg to testify before Congress are getting louder
- March 25, 2018

Only 300,000 Facebook users act in response to Kogan's quiz, but that also delivers the researcher to access to those people's Facebook friends also, who had not agreed to contribute to providing information, about the producing details for the 50 million users. (more...)
Looks like Russia behind Skripal's poisoning in UK Looks like Russia behind Skripal's poisoning in UK
- March 25, 2018

Russian Federation insists it had no motive to target Skripal with what Britain says was a highly potent Soviet-designed nerve agent called Novichok , in the first such attack in Europe since World War II. The two remain in critical condition in a hospital. It certainly looks like the Russians were behind it. Theresa May claimed later they had undergone the impact of a weapons grade agent Novichok, designed in the early 1970's in the former Soviet Union. (more...)
The trade war that Donald Trump always wanted starts Thursday The trade war that Donald Trump always wanted starts Thursday
- March 25, 2018

The U.S. president was likely to accept such advice because he wasn't a traditional politician, the Project 2049 Institute researcher said. China, which sees self-ruled Taiwan as its territory, has stepped up air and naval patrols around the island since Beijing-sceptic President Tsai Ing-wen came to power in May 2016. (more...)
Almost 170000 flee violence in Syria's Afrin Almost 170000 flee violence in Syria's Afrin
- March 25, 2018

Turkey considers the the Democratic Union Party (PYD), a Kurdish political party in northern Syria, and the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) militia to be linked to the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), listed as a terrorist organization by Ankara . (more...)
The man that's suing Cambridge Analytica The man that's suing Cambridge Analytica
- March 25, 2018

After Facebook learned how Cambridge University researcher Aleksandr Kogan was harvesting its users' data (again, through rules and APIs specifically allowed and written by Facebook ), it likely realized that maybe it's not a good idea to allow third parties to collect friends' data without their consent . (more...)

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