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US Sanctions 7 Pakistani Companies Over Nuclear Trade Suspicions US Sanctions 7 Pakistani Companies Over Nuclear Trade Suspicions
- March 27, 2018

These companies now face restrictions on their exports and worldwide trade. Besides the Pakistani firms, the list includes 15 entities from South Sudan and one from Singapore. While the global community has largely always been concerned about the safety of Pakistan's nuclear arsenal, the country has maintained that its civilian and military nuclear installations are absolutely secure. (more...)
Six suspicious packages sent to military, intelligence sites, officials say Six suspicious packages sent to military, intelligence sites, officials say
- March 27, 2018

A USA official said a Naval Support Facility in Dahlgren, Virginia, also received a suspicious package and that the FBI is leading the investigation. Six suspicious packages were intercepted at various military intelligence sites in the DC area Monday. (more...)
Newly-Named OU President Visits Tulsa Campus Newly-Named OU President Visits Tulsa Campus
- March 27, 2018

Gallogly went to law school at OU and later became an executive for Conoco Phillips. Monday night, Gallogly met with faculty, staff, and students at OU-Tulsa. He holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Colorado and has a law degree from OU. "He's an individual that is humble but tough as nails to do the things necessary to make the University of Oklahoma an academic powerhouse, not simply an athletic powerhouse", said Frank Keating, a member of the Board of Regents. (more...)
McConnell plans to introduce legislation to legalize hemp McConnell plans to introduce legislation to legalize hemp
- March 27, 2018

Hemp and marijuana are the same species, but hemp has a negligible amount of THC, the psychoactive compound that gives marijuana users a high. "I believe hemp has a bright future in our state", McConnell told a group of hemp advocates in Kentucky. (more...)
Gina Rodriguez To Star in Live-Action Carmen Sandiego Netflix Movie Gina Rodriguez To Star in Live-Action Carmen Sandiego Netflix Movie
- March 27, 2018

Carmen Sandiego made her first appearance in Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? an educational entertainment series that taught children geography. The movie will be a standalone Carmen Sandiego adventure. The Carmen Sandiego cartoon will be released sometime in 2019, with the live action version presumably not too far behind. (more...)
Journalist run over in MP Journalist run over in MP
- March 27, 2018

A CCTV (close-circuit camera television) footage has emerged that shows the truck going on the wrong side and crushing the motorcycle before fleeing away. Sand mining has been declared illegal in most parts of India . The accident took place in Bhind, about 465 km north of Bhopal , the capital city of Madhya Pradesh. (more...)
'Suspicious packages' sent to military bases in Washington DC region 'Suspicious packages' sent to military bases in Washington DC region
- March 27, 2018

An x-ray of the package indicated a suspected Global Positioning System and an expedient fuse were attached, and the package was rendered safe, Army officials say. It also was rendered safe. Officials said a suspicious package also arrived at a military facility in Fort Belvoir, but it was rendered safe. Those were all cleared as well. (more...)
Rain and possible thunderstorm Monday night: high in mid-50s Wednesday Rain and possible thunderstorm Monday night: high in mid-50s Wednesday
- March 27, 2018

That's on top of close to an inch of rain that fell Saturday. Forecasters have also warned of possible storms today along with the showers, which are most likely to fall in the morning and early in the afternoon. Partly sunny with a high near 65. A Flood Watch is in effect until Tuesday night for much of the 5 On Your Side viewing area. Wednesday , the high will be near 62 with mostly sunny skies and a calm wind becoming southwest around 5 miles per hour in the afternoon, the weather ... (more...)
Erdogan: EU expansion without Turkey 'grave mistake' Erdogan: EU expansion without Turkey 'grave mistake'
- March 27, 2018

Turkey gained candidate for accession status in 2005 but has failed to progress significantly over the last 13 years. But in a familiar pattern of public recrimination, Turkey's minister for European Union affairs, Omer Celik, said Ankara viewed the summit as "an important opportunity to move our relations forward" and that he expected "the same positive and constructive approach from the EU". (more...)
North American markets plunge as Trump moves to impose China tariffs North American markets plunge as Trump moves to impose China tariffs
- March 27, 2018

It added that a 25 percent tariff on other goods, including pork and aluminum, could be imposed "after further evaluating the impact of USA measures on China". -China Business Council told Reuters China "has been promising market-opening measures and protection of intellectual property for some time, but what the US business community is waiting for is action". (more...)
United Kingdom information commissioner inspects Cambridge Analytica offices United Kingdom information commissioner inspects Cambridge Analytica offices
- March 26, 2018

The company also says in a website posting that it does not collect the content of text messages or calls. All the data was then sold to Cambridge Analytica , according to Christopher Wylie, a former employee-turned-whistleblower. A spokeswoman told the Associated Press that Facebook uses the information to rank contacts in Messenger so they are easier to find, and to suggest people to call. (more...)
Test Your Ford Car from an Alibaba Cat-Themed Vending Machine Test Your Ford Car from an Alibaba Cat-Themed Vending Machine
- March 26, 2018

All they need to do is pay the necessary fees using Alibaba's Tmall app and share a selfie to get their hands on the vehicle. Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group and U.S. The job it does is the same, however, with the vending machine, which has a capacity of 42 cars, spitting out rides for prospective buyers. The U.S. (more...)
Kim Dotcom wins New Zealand court case and beats back US extradition Kim Dotcom wins New Zealand court case and beats back US extradition
- March 26, 2018

Born in Germany but settled in New Zealand, Dotcom is the founder of former file-sharing website Megaupload. On Monday, the three-member tribunal determined Dotcom's three-year battle to have "nearly every government department" reveal personal information it held on him was valid. (more...)
BJP MLAs stopped outside Puducherry assembly on speakers order; protest occurs BJP MLAs stopped outside Puducherry assembly on speakers order; protest occurs
- March 26, 2018

Speaker Vaithilingam, who, previous year claimed to have "sky high powers", has now approached the Supreme Court, challenging the High Court order. "It has been brought to our notice that 3 nominated BJP MLAs have been obstructed from coming into the assembly despite clear orders of the Madras High Court ". (more...)
NYC Firefighter Killed In Huge Fire On Set Of Edward Norton Movie NYC Firefighter Killed In Huge Fire On Set Of Edward Norton Movie
- March 26, 2018

Part of the the movie was being filmed in a former jazz club in the basement of a five-story building built in 1920. The married father of four worked for Engine Co. The statement said that the fire started toward the end of the production's working day, when the dozens of people working on site noticed smoke coming into their set from below. (more...)
Kerala: Ambulance Driver booked for negligence for mistreating patient Kerala: Ambulance Driver booked for negligence for mistreating patient
- March 26, 2018

The man was brought from Natukkal in Palakkad district after being injured in a road mishap on March 20. The victim, aged about 50, was referred from the district hospital in Palakkad with a deep wound on his head. Medical college police, meanwhile, said steps like the arrest of the ambulance driver would be taken after relevant details are collected. Police have registered the case against the ambulance driver after he allegedly left a patient in a almost inverted position outside a ... (more...)
Cambridge Analytica accepts probe into data practices Cambridge Analytica accepts probe into data practices
- March 26, 2018

The company worked for Donald Trump's 2016 USA presidential campaign. The suit alleges that private and personal profile data was obtained from Facebook users without their consent or knowledge "in excess of the authorization granted by Facebook and Facebook users, in violation of the Stored Communications Act", and Facebook "failed to protect its user data, and ... (more...)
Heart-breaking tales from families of shopping centre blaze victims Heart-breaking tales from families of shopping centre blaze victims
- March 26, 2018

Here's what we know so far. Sputnik, a state-funded news outlet, reported the head of the city's fire department Sergei Yakovlev as saying the blaze had spread via flammable thermal insulation, making it hard to put out. The Interfax news agency cited an unnamed local official source as saying the main theory being looked at was that the fire had been caused by an electrical short circuit. (more...)
Catalonia's former president Puigdemont's extradition starts after Germany arrest Catalonia's former president Puigdemont's extradition starts after Germany arrest
- March 26, 2018

The charges of rebellion were linked to the backing of the region's bid to secede from Spain in October. Ponsati, who is a professor at Scotland's University of St. Spain was mired in a new political crisis today as an extradition battle began to bring the former Catalan president back to Madrid after his arrest in Germany. (more...)
'No alarms sounded' in Russian shopping mall fire horror 'No alarms sounded' in Russian shopping mall fire horror
- March 26, 2018

Many reported how horrified people from windows of the building to save their lives. Numerous victims are children. Emergencies Minister Vladimir Puchkov confirmed the death toll and said six bodies were yet to be recovered, TASS news agency reported. (more...)
ATR in Focus - salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) ATR in Focus - salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM)
- March 26, 2018

The stock decreased 1.84% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $8.55. The stock had a trading volume of 10,541,667 shares, compared to its average volume of 7,780,708. Zacks upgraded the shares of IBN in report on Thursday, September 3 to "Hold" rating. The rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs on Tuesday, May 3 to "Neutral". (more...)
JD Sports buys American sportswear retailer Finish Line JD Sports buys American sportswear retailer Finish Line
- March 26, 2018

In turn, JD will become responsible for the USA retailer's 556 branded retail stores across 4 U.S. states and in Puerto Rico, whilst also taking on the company's ecommerce business. Updates with Sports Direct's indirect stake in second paragraph, shares in fourth paragraph. Its revenue in the year to March 3 2018 was US$1.84 billion. (more...)
Jett Duffey, Christian Taylor Among 4 Texas Tech Players Arrested Jett Duffey, Christian Taylor Among 4 Texas Tech Players Arrested
- March 26, 2018

Police say they were originally called to the Bash Riprock's nightclub on Main Street just before closing time Sunday for reports of a disturbance where someone was possibly armed. Duffey is set to compete for the starting job this fall. "After redshirting his first season in Lubbock, Duffey was suspended by Texas Tech for the spring and summer of 2017 after a Title IX hearing panel sided with a woman who alleged that Duffey had sex with when she was too incapacitated to consent". (more...)
"Missing Will Shock & Stun Audiences", Promises Manoj Bajpai
- March 26, 2018

Makers on Friday released a first look of the film. Bollywood trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted the first trailer on his Twitter handle. An Alumni of the National School of Drama, Manoj Bajpayee has always defined the art of acting with his incredibly realistic performances. (more...)
Asif, Talat, Afridi named in Pakistan squad for West Indies series Asif, Talat, Afridi named in Pakistan squad for West Indies series
- March 26, 2018

On Sunday, Karachi hosted the final of the third edition of the Pakistan Super League in which several global players, including Darren Sammy, Luke Ronchi , JP Duminy, and Steven Finn, took part. "Shaheen is an exciting and unbelievable talent and I am sure after a few years he will be a star", said Arthur of Shaheen, who hails from the northwestern tribal district of Khyber bordering Afghanistan, where Taliban and IS groups had been active. (more...)
64 dead in Russian shopping mall inferno 64 dead in Russian shopping mall inferno
- March 26, 2018

At least nine children are among the many dead and 16 people are still missing as authorities continue to scour the ash and rubble, according to state news agency Tass . The region's deputy governor Vladimir Chernov was quoted as saying the fire began in a children's trampoline room. The cinema is next to a children's play area on the fourth floor, which was believed to be where the fire started. (more...)
New appointments at White House seek to topple Iran-MP New appointments at White House seek to topple Iran-MP
- March 26, 2018

A spokesman for Bolton dismissed such remarks as "propaganda". "For a seemingly superpower country, it is shameful that its national security official would be receiving a salary from a terrorist sect", IRNA quoted Ali Shamkhani, secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, as saying. (more...)
Expelling Russians, Europe and North America Show Unity With UK Expelling Russians, Europe and North America Show Unity With UK
- March 26, 2018

Petersburg, Yekaterinburg or Vladivostok. The ministry said in a statement that it viewed the expulsions, ordered in response to the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal in the English city of Salisbury, as an unfriendly act and a provocative gesture. (more...)
Former Seahawk Bennett to turn himself into police on Monday Former Seahawk Bennett to turn himself into police on Monday
- March 26, 2018

Bennett is accused of injuring an elderly security staffer when he ran onto the field after Super Bowl 51 in 2017. According to the District Attorney's Office, Bennett was told by stadium security personnel that he had to use a different entrance to gain access to the field. (more...)
Ranking N. Korean official apparently visiting China Ranking N. Korean official apparently visiting China
- March 26, 2018

Further details of the visit, including how long Kim would stay and who he would meet, were not immediately available. A special train may have carried Mr Kim through the northeastern Chinese border city of Dandong, Japan's Kyodo News said earlier. (more...)

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