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Family plans autopsy for black man shot by Sacramento police Family plans autopsy for black man shot by Sacramento police
- March 27, 2018

They were responding to reports about someone in the neighborhood breaking auto windows. Protesters occupied City Hall, blocked highway traffic and confronted riot police in response to one of the most egregious instances of police violence in recent years. (more...)
Obama ponders creating 'a million young Barack Obamas' Obama ponders creating 'a million young Barack Obamas'
- March 27, 2018

Former President Barack Obama said he hopes to create a "million young Barack Obamas" through his foundation's work in developing progressive leaders. "North Korea is a real threat", Obama, who is now visiting Japan as part of a four-nation tour of Asia and Oceania, said at an worldwide forum in Tokyo hosted by a private organization. (more...)
Sierra Leone: Run-off Saturday March 31 Sierra Leone: Run-off Saturday March 31
- March 27, 2018

The court's order stops the National Electoral Commission (NEC) from proceeding with the vote "the hearing and determination of this court", adjourning the matter until Monday, the eve of the planned runoff. APC's Samura Kamara will face off with the main opposition Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP)'s Julius Maada Bio in the elections. A run-off election was set for March 27, as no candidate reached the 55 per cent of the votes needed to win outright. (more...)
Governor Cuomo Says Jews Can't Dance While At Black Church Governor Cuomo Says Jews Can't Dance While At Black Church
- March 27, 2018

Cuomo then referred to Democratic campaign consultant Hank Sheinkopf, who was in the front row. I was just watching Mr. Sheinkopf here in the front row moving to the music. Back in 2014, Nixon became involved in New York City politics when Mayor Bill de Blasio placed her on the advisory board for the Mayor's Fund To Advance New York City. (more...)
Prakash Ambedkar tells CM Fadnavis to arrest Sambhaji Bhide in eight days Prakash Ambedkar tells CM Fadnavis to arrest Sambhaji Bhide in eight days
- March 27, 2018

Shrimant Kokate of Sambhaji Brigade supported the stir and said the government should arrest Fadnavis if he cannot nab Bhide. Ambedkar's organisation has taken out the " Elgar Morcha ", which saw thousands of supporters gathering at Azad Maidan at 11 am on Monday to ask for Bhide's arrest for his alleged involvement in the Bhima-Koregaon violence on 1 January, 2018. (more...)
Pilot points to harness in NYC helicopter crash Pilot points to harness in NYC helicopter crash
- March 27, 2018

A preliminary report suggests the harness from a passenger in a NY sightseeing helicopter may have tripped the emergency fuel shut-off switch, causing the deadly crash. He noted that a portion of the front seat passenger's tether was underneath the lever". He flipped the lever back to the "on" position and tried to restart the engine again. (more...)
Miguna Miguna spends night at JKIA in Nairobi Miguna Miguna spends night at JKIA in Nairobi
- March 27, 2018

Miguna has been whisked away by armed officers. National Resistance Movement self-declared "general" Miguna Miguna claims that British authorities blocked him from entering the United Kingdom when he arrived at Heathrow International Airport in London on Thursday. (more...)
YSRC MPs to quit over special status to Andhra YSRC MPs to quit over special status to Andhra
- March 27, 2018

Later, party MP Mekapati Rajamohan Reddy told the media that Mr. Jagan had also assured the MPs that the struggle for the SCS had found resonance among the public since the party had never shied away from raising its voice in the last four years. (more...)
Women's NCAA Tournament: Oregon Ducks Need To Keep Pace With Notre Dame Women's NCAA Tournament: Oregon Ducks Need To Keep Pace With Notre Dame
- March 27, 2018

In the men's 200-yard individual medley (IM), Van Cleave posted a school record time of 1:47.18 and earned 17 points for the team. While he didn't score for the 200-yard breaststroke, he jumped 25 spots to improve to an 18th-place finish with a time of 1:54.59. (more...)
Russia Kemerovo fire: Shopping centre exits 'were blocked' Russia Kemerovo fire: Shopping centre exits 'were blocked'
- March 27, 2018

The committee said about 120 people had been evacuated from the 1,500-square-meter shopping center, which is called Zimnyaya Vishnya (Winter Cherry) and also includes an entertainment complex, a petting zoo, and several restaurants. Authorities have not said how many children were among the dead, but on Sunday, the country's emergencies ministry had said 40 children were missing after the fire. (more...)
Mamta Banerjee to woo opposition leaders during her Delhi trip Mamta Banerjee to woo opposition leaders during her Delhi trip
- March 27, 2018

Pawar had convened a meeting of opposition parties in January this year. They are doing business in the name of religion and maligning the religion. "Our culture is different, where a person belonging to one religion can take part in festivals of other religions", Mamata said while addressing an administrative meeting at Pailan in South 24 Parganas. (more...)
First Alert Weather Day for Parts of West Texas First Alert Weather Day for Parts of West Texas
- March 27, 2018

High pressure remains in control through Tuesday with high temperatures still well above the normal of 74. Widespread moderate snow is possible late Friday through Saturday . An early Easter this year also means winter weather. Windy with gusts near 30 miles per hour. A rumble of thunder is possible for Tuesday afternoon as the rainfall is heavy at times. (more...)
United States expels 60 Russian diplomats, closes Seattle consulate United States expels 60 Russian diplomats, closes Seattle consulate
- March 27, 2018

Dozens of diplomats were tossed from the USA on Monday, in response to the attack on an ex-spy in Britain . "48 based at the Russian Embassy in Washington and 12 at the United Nations in NY â€" are intelligence agents "cloaked" by diplomatic disguise, a senior administration official said. (more...)
Wild sign hulking winger Jordan Greenway to entry-level contract Wild sign hulking winger Jordan Greenway to entry-level contract
- March 27, 2018

In three seasons with Boston University (2015-18), Greenway totaled 92 points (28 goals) in 112 games. The Wild sit third in the Central Division with 93 points and would love to avoid the Predators in the opening round of the postseason. (more...)
Cambridge Analytica now faces accusations of violating U.S. election laws Cambridge Analytica now faces accusations of violating U.S. election laws
- March 27, 2018

In the complaints, they allege that Cambridge Analytica has broken federal election laws that ban foreigners from participating in the strategies of USA political campaigns. Cambridge Analytica has not provided any details or comment on the election complaints. "It defies belief that even after their own attorney warned them that they would be violating the prohibition on performing certain election-related activities in USA elections that they did so anyway", Common Cause vice president ... (more...)
Student in Brown v. Board of Education dies Student in Brown v. Board of Education dies
- March 27, 2018

Topeka's former Sumner School was all-white when he tried to enroll the family. He became lead plaintiff in the 1954 Brown v. Board U.S. Supreme Court decision that ended school segregation. The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled that segregated schools violated the 14th Amendment's equal protection clause. The ruling overturned Plessy v. (more...)
Commonwealth Games: IOA approves 325 members of Indian contingent Commonwealth Games: IOA approves 325 members of Indian contingent
- March 27, 2018

According to sources in the Indian Olympic Association, 2016 Olympic silver medallist Sindhu's rising stature in recent years clinched the issue in her favour for the coveted position. Star shuttler P.V. Sindhu has been named the flag-bearer of the Indian contingent for the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games 2018 in Gold Coast next month. (more...)
White House Says President Trump 'Doesn't Believe' Stormy Daniels Account of Affair White House Says President Trump 'Doesn't Believe' Stormy Daniels Account of Affair
- March 27, 2018

California attorney Michael Overing, who specializes in defamation law, said it would be hard for Daniels to prevail on her defamation claim because she is a public figure. Cohen has said he paid Daniels out of his own pocket, but has not explained why or if Trump was aware of the payment. President Trump "consistently" denied allegations made by a porn star that she had a sexual relationship with him in 2006, the White House said on Monday. (more...)
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
- 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...)

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