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Mysterious train sparks rumours of Kim Jong-un's China visit Mysterious train sparks rumours of Kim Jong-un's China visit
- March 29, 2018

While China and the U.S. have shown a united front in putting diplomatic pressure on North Korea over its nuclear programme and missile tests, Donald Trump's plans to put tariffs on Chinese goods have complicated the picture in recent days. (more...)
Former Disney Channel star joins White House press team Former Disney Channel star joins White House press team
- March 29, 2018

A source familiar with the matter told CNN the Office of Government Ethics has not yet heard from the White House Counsel's office regarding whether Kushner violated any laws or ethics rules and regulations. A Kushner Companies logo is visible near an entrance to the Kushner Companies' flagship property 666 Fifth Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, March 6, 2018 in NY. (more...)
PKK presence in Sinjar threat to Turkey: Mattis PKK presence in Sinjar threat to Turkey: Mattis
- March 29, 2018

A visa waiver for Turkish nationals and modernized Customs Union may be part of the new model that the EU will propose to Turkey in the coming period. European Union leaders offered their full support to Erdogan over the refugee issue but provided little in the way of vocal support for Erdogan's demand that the membership accession process for Turkey should be immediately restarted. (more...)
Woman said ex-boyfriend badly beat her over a few days Woman said ex-boyfriend badly beat her over a few days
- March 28, 2018

It is actually a condition called postmortem fetal extrusion or coffin birth. The team found the medieval grave near Bologna, Italy , and noticed that the skeleton had a 38-week-old fetus between her legs. On the 16 of January, Elizabeth Cannon, a 47-year-old retired nurse, was standing inside her Macon house when she spotted a group of teens, supposedly "street gang" members, hanging outside her home . (more...)
US Supreme Court Grapples With Partisan-Gerrymandering Lawsuits US Supreme Court Grapples With Partisan-Gerrymandering Lawsuits
- March 28, 2018

Michael Kimberly, the lawyer who will argue Wednesday on behalf of Maryland voters who brought the case, said that Gov. Martin O'Malley and other top state officials who redrew the state's congressional map specifically meant to dilute the votes of Republicans in the northwest section of the state. (more...)
Belfast rape trial: Jurors retire to consider verdict Belfast rape trial: Jurors retire to consider verdict
- March 28, 2018

He listed for the court the engagements on his calendar, including teaching and making presentations out of state and out of the country, that would prevent his availability during the trial. Meanwhile, jurors were reminded of evidence from witness Dara Florence who had said she believed she had walked in on a threesome, not a rape. "It may be an indicator that the account as a whole is untrue", said the judge. (more...)
Rep. McCaul: Austin Bomber's Roommate a 'Person of Interest' Rep. McCaul: Austin Bomber's Roommate a 'Person of Interest'
- March 28, 2018

We know that a robot had to come in and take out and dismantle bomb-making materials". "He did construct these bombs in the home", Mr. McCaul said. Baird said his client has stated he had no knowledge of anything that was going on with Conditt and investigators agreed. (more...)
FIRST ALERT WEATHER: A Warm Wave for Spring Break FIRST ALERT WEATHER: A Warm Wave for Spring Break
- March 28, 2018

The Storm Prediction Center does place most of the area under a marginal risk through the day on Thursday with a slight risk to our northwest Wednesday and the north shore parishes and MS counties under a slight risk on Thursday . (more...)
Most Charges against PSU Fraternity Brothers Dismissed in Centre County Most Charges against PSU Fraternity Brothers Dismissed in Centre County
- March 28, 2018

Prosecutors are still reviewing the cases of 15 other frat members charged in the death of 19-year-old Tim Piazza of Lebanon, New Jersey. Tim Piazza, a 19-year-old Penn State sophomore and pledge at Beta Theta Pi, died on February 4, 2017 after he fell down the stairs during a pledge ceremony at the house on the night of February 2.Beta Theta Pi fraternity house at Penn State. (more...)
Julian Assange is said to have lost internet access (Dominic Lipinski/PA) Julian Assange is said to have lost internet access (Dominic Lipinski/PA)
- March 28, 2018

They added that the Ecuador government had only recently granted Mr Assange citizenship, saying it must have been "leaned on mercilessly" to stop attempting to provide a diplomatic route to safety and even drive the WikiLeaks founder out of the embassy. (more...)
FG declares Friday, Monday public holidays to mark Easter FG declares Friday, Monday public holidays to mark Easter
- March 28, 2018

Grafton Wesleyan Holiness Church will be hosting the Jimmy Justice Family on Friday, March 30, 7:00-9:00 p.m. The City of Berne offices will be closed Friday for Good Friday . A contemporary service will follow at 8:30, along with a traditional worship service at 10:50. Adult Sunday School will be held at 9:30 a.m. followed by C.L.I.C.K (Children Learning in Christ's Kingdom) at 10:45 a.m. (more...)
John Worboys release quashed as Parole Board head resigns John Worboys release quashed as Parole Board head resigns
- March 28, 2018

Sir Brian Leveson, president of the Queen's Bench Division, Mr Justice Jay and Mr Justice Garnham, in DSD and NBV & Ors v The Parole Board of England and Wales & Ors and John Radford , ordered Worboys's case to be remitted back to the Parole Board for a fresh determination before a different panel. (more...)
Trump lawyer discussed presidential pardons for Flynn and Manafort Trump lawyer discussed presidential pardons for Flynn and Manafort
- March 28, 2018

Privately, Dowd has told people he is unsure why Flynn accepted Mueller's plea deal since President Trump was prepared to pardon him. Last summer, as the special counsel's office was asking a grand jury to indict Michael Flynn on a variety of charges - while simultaneously imploring the former national security adviser to cooperate with investigators - Donald Trump's lawyer chose to have a word with Flynn's attorney about the president's pardon powers. (more...)
Putin names criminal negligence among causes of Kemerovo mall fire Putin names criminal negligence among causes of Kemerovo mall fire
- March 28, 2018

Russian Federation media reported that the doors had been locked. The bodies of 25 victims have already been identified, including 13 children. "I understand that words alone can not express the pain and the sorrow that we feel right now", he said. (more...)
Disney (Walt) Co (DIS) Shareholder State Street Corp Has Boosted Stake
- March 28, 2018

Microsoft Corp Com now has $722.09 billion valuation . The stock increased 2.73% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $4.52. Moving toward the technical facts, its current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average is -5.05% and standing -7.33% away from 50-Day Simple Moving Average while traded -5.50% away from 200-Day Simple Moving Average . (more...)
Schools 'across the country' on lockdown after major safety alert Schools 'across the country' on lockdown after major safety alert
- March 28, 2018

Schools in London, Durham and Cambridge have been directed affected, but forces across the United Kingdom are said to be responding to the threats. A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police said: " We are aware of a series of malicious communications to schools in Devon and Cornwall as well as across the country ". (more...)
Quebec City mosque shooter Alexandre Bissonnette asks for forgiveness Quebec City mosque shooter Alexandre Bissonnette asks for forgiveness
- March 28, 2018

After Alexandre Bissonnette opened fire in a Quebec City mosque, he called 911 identifying himself as the shooter and said he wanted to kill himself. "I've chosen to plead guilty". All six men who died were husbands and fathers. "Are you aware this conviction carries a life sentence?" Bissonnette, who was a university student at the time of the shooting, could now face a life sentence, or a minimum of 25 years in prison. (more...)
READ: Reserve Bank statement on cutting repo rate READ: Reserve Bank statement on cutting repo rate
- March 28, 2018

Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication. Growth in the fourth quarter surprised significantly on the upside, and there are signs of increased business confidence. Accordingly, the MPC has chose to reduce the repurchase rate by 25 basis points to 6.5 percent with effect from 29 March 2018. Some widening of the current account deficit is expected over the forecast period as imports increase in line with higher expected investment expenditure and the impact of a ... (more...)
Mueller reveals Manafort and Gates associate had Russian intelligence ties Mueller reveals Manafort and Gates associate had Russian intelligence ties
- March 28, 2018

On the one hand, Mueller is now explicitly asserting that Trump's campaign manager was linked to Russian intelligence during the campaign. " Federal Bureau of Investigation special agents assisting the special counsel's office assess that Person A has ties to Russian intelligence service and had such ties in 2016 ". (more...)
Women's college lacrosse team sings N-word in leaked Snapchat Women's college lacrosse team sings N-word in leaked Snapchat
- March 28, 2018

But, does that make it OK for a group of young white lacrosse players to sing it at the top of their lungs and post it online? "I don't think the kids are racist, but they don't realize that those comments are not amusing". They could have censored themselves at that part of the song, but they did not. Still, they carried on using the word with no shame or hesitation. But, where is that conscience when they are committing the act? Brown then sings the n-word repeatedly. (more...)
Free Games for April Free Games for April
- March 28, 2018

This includes In Space We Brawl and Toy Home on PS3, 99 VIDAS on PS Vita, and Q*Bert Rebooted on all three platforms. "Honestly speaking, it's awesome that George Miller's influential Mad Max series didn't find a footing in the gaming world sooner", the PS Blog reads. (more...)
Bessemer Group Inc. Trims Holdings in Starbucks Co. (NASDAQ:SBUX) Bessemer Group Inc. Trims Holdings in Starbucks Co. (NASDAQ:SBUX)
- March 28, 2018

Patten Group Inc who had been investing in Starbucks Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $81.72B market cap company. The stock increased 4.35% or $1.27 during the last trading session, reaching $30.44. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 8 by Northland Capital. The rating was downgraded by FBR Capital to "Mkt Perform" on Friday, October 2. (more...)
Ireland to hold abortion legalising referendum in May Ireland to hold abortion legalising referendum in May
- March 28, 2018

However, with politicians further split on what comes next and Fine Gael and Fianna Fail allowing members a free vote, Varadkar can not guarantee voters that his minority government will be able to legislate for such access. In all other circumstances, abortion will remain unlawful, he added. Coveney has previously expressed his concern over what a repeal of the eighth amendment would mean. (more...)
Ethiopia selects Abiy Ahmed as new prime minister Ethiopia selects Abiy Ahmed as new prime minister
- March 28, 2018

Prime Minister-designate Ahmed will be sworn in soon. Ahmed, 41, former Ethiopian Minister of Science and Technology, is the current chairperson of the Oromo People's Democratic Organization (OPDO), which represents Ethiopia's largest Oromia regional state. (more...)
USA weapons maker Raytheon eyes deal with Poland on Patriot systems USA weapons maker Raytheon eyes deal with Poland on Patriot systems
- March 28, 2018

Two-thirds of Polish weaponry dates from the 20th century Cold War era when the country was in the Soviet-led Warsaw Pact. "Poland joins the now 15 nation strong group of countries which trust Patriot to defend their citizens, military and sovereignty", said Wes Kremer, President of Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems. (more...)
Judge won't dismiss case against Pulse shooter's widow Judge won't dismiss case against Pulse shooter's widow
- March 28, 2018

At the time, it was the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history. Salman's relatives believe that she is being scapegoated. The Orlando nightclub shooter meant to attack Disney World's shopping and entertainment complex by hiding a gun in a stroller but became spooked by police and instead chose the gay club as his target, prosecutors said Wednesday. (more...)
Flash Flood Watch issued for entire Mid Flash Flood Watch issued for entire Mid
- March 28, 2018

The week will get off to a wet start with showers and thunderstorms developing Monday afternoon. That's on top of close to an inch of rain that fell Saturday. (more...)
Disney actress Caroline Sunshine joins the White House press team Disney actress Caroline Sunshine joins the White House press team
- March 28, 2018

Her new position with the White House press team comes at a time when the Trump administration has become a revolving door of hirings and firings. Sunshine, 22, is known for her role alongside Zendaya as Tinka Hessenheffer in " Shake It Up ", a Disney Channel show about teen dancers that ran from 2010 to 2013. (more...)
Mamata thanks Mayawati for rallying against BJP Mamata thanks Mayawati for rallying against BJP
- March 28, 2018

In stark contrast, BJP's ally - Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party (SBSP) - has merely sought clarification from their two MLAs who cross-voted. "The BJP did everything to ensure a fight between us (SP-BSP) and even blamed us that we have got the BSP's Rajya Sabha candidate defeated". (more...)
Whistleblower questions Brexit results amid allegations about broken spending limits
- March 28, 2018

It was then that he "came to appreciate that the projects I was working on may have had a much wider impact than I initially anticipated it would", Wylie said , adding, "Donald Trump makes it click in your head that this has a much wider impact. (more...)

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