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Tinubu at 66: Don't accept PDP's apology, they can't come back Tinubu at 66: Don't accept PDP's apology, they can't come back
- March 30, 2018

Tinubu then went to the U.S.in 1975, where he studied first at Richard J. Daley College in Chicago, in IL, and then at Chicago State University, where he graduated with Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting in 1979. "Our logo is not honey or sugar, but broom; a united Nigeria against terrorism, corruption, insecurity and for the revival of the economy". This has been demonstrated in practical terms. (more...)
Austin bomber Austin bomber "was a domestic terrorist"
- March 30, 2018

After the bomber killed himself with explosives March 21 as police approached him, Manley told reporters that a 25-minute confession video found later on his cell phone didn't shed light on his motive. Domestic terrorism is defined under federal law as "acts risky to human life. meant to intimidate or coerce a civilian population; to influence the policy of a government by intimidation or coercion; or to affect the conduct of a government by mass destruction, assassination, or kidnapping". (more...)
Russia expels 60 US diplomats in retaliation Russia expels 60 US diplomats in retaliation
- March 30, 2018

Britain and its allies have accused Russian Federation of orchestrating the nerve agent attack on Skripal. That approach will mean that, among other countries affected, France, Germany and Poland would each have four of their diplomats in Moscow sent home, Ukraine would forfeit 13 diplomats, and Denmark, Albania and Spain would each have two of their embassy staff expelled. (more...)
Malaysian PM tables redelineated voters' map ahead of election Malaysian PM tables redelineated voters' map ahead of election
- March 30, 2018

Opposition MP Ong Kian Ming said the electoral changes have vastly increased the percentage of Malay voters in some seats such as in Sungai Buloh, in Selangor, where the proportion of Malay voters has increased from 47 per cent to 64 per cent. (more...)
Philanthropist Sheldon Adelson Offers $5B to Build US Embassy in Jerusalem Philanthropist Sheldon Adelson Offers $5B to Build US Embassy in Jerusalem
- March 30, 2018

An Israeli educational center is minting a special coin to mark President Donald Trump's decision to move the USA embassy to Jerusalem , effectively recognizing the city as Israel's capital, according to The Associated Press. The unprecedented move drew widespread criticism that it would derail any hopes for a two-state solution and infuriated the Palestinians, who called it a deal-breaker and urged other parties to replace the U.S.as a mediator in the conflict. (more...)
What's open/closed this Easter weekend What's open/closed this Easter weekend
- March 30, 2018

Good Friday holds special significance for the Christian community as it commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Whether you need to grab some groceries, make an emergency visit to the GP, or pay your respects at a church service; here's a guide to what's open and what's not around Sydney this weekend. (more...)
India condemns missile attacks in Saudi Arabia India condemns missile attacks in Saudi Arabia
- March 30, 2018

Hours earlier, Saudi Arabia said its army intercepted a missile over Riyadh , but added that shrapnel from the destroyed projectile killed an Egyptian citizen and injured two people on the ground. Col Maliki said the coalition had targeted a missiles shipment at Sanaa airport, and that the Iran-backed Houthi rebels were using the facility to launch missiles at Saudi territory. (more...)
Baseball coaches banned after getting into fist fight
- March 30, 2018

For starters, everyone's blond, but the facial resemblance is present. She added that both coaches were very humble, supportive and passionate and even though the season was not easy and was frustrating at times, they never gave up on them and taught them to never give up either. (more...)
Egypt's Sisi re-elected with almost 92% of votes Egypt's Sisi re-elected with almost 92% of votes
- March 30, 2018

According to state-run daily newspaper al-Ahram, as many as 21.4 million cast vote in favour of the 63-year-old who had secured 96.9 percent of the vote in the presidential election back in 2014. "The scenes of Egyptians at polling stations will remain my source of pride and honour and a compelling proof of the greatness of our nation, whose most precious sons have offered [their] blood so that we can move together towards the future", he added. (more...)
Russia expels 60 US diplomats over spy poisoning affair Russia expels 60 US diplomats over spy poisoning affair
- March 30, 2018

The Russian government has convened USA ambassador , John Huntsman, to report retaliatory measures to his country's decision to expel Russian diplomats on Thursday. According to a statement by the Russian foreign ministry released on Thursday, 58 of those expelled served at the United States embassy in Moscow and two at the U.S. (more...)
Clover police officer arrested for domestic violence Clover police officer arrested for domestic violence
- March 30, 2018

It was just after 4 p.m. Tuesday when police said Holmes was speeding southbound on Staples Street and ran a red light, striking two students from King High School. Little Rock police have made an arrest in the death of a 21-year-old found shot in a vehicle Tuesday. Police found drugs and drug paraphernalia with her. (more...)
Russian Federation expels 60 United States diplomats, close a U.S. consulate Russian Federation expels 60 United States diplomats, close a U.S. consulate
- March 30, 2018

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Russia's response to the USA expelling 60 alleged Russian intelligence officers earlier this week "was not unanticipated, and the United States will deal with it". The Skripals may still suffer brain damage as a result of the attack. Mr Lavrov added that Russian Federation would also issue tit-for-tat responses to the other countries that have expelled diplomats in a mass show of support for Britain. (more...)
Ghanaians Protest in Accra Against Military Agreement With US Ghanaians Protest in Accra Against Military Agreement With US
- March 30, 2018

But Mr Monah said Ghana in recent times has been faced with serious security problems and as a result expect government to concentrate on how best to curb the security challenges in the country. Dr Kobby Mensah agrees with the majority of Ghanaians who believe the deal which gives access to the USA military to undertake some exercises among others in Ghana, puts the security of the country in jeopardy. (more...)
Russian Federation expels 60 United States diplomats, closes American consulate Russian Federation expels 60 United States diplomats, closes American consulate
- March 30, 2018

Moscow is facing a "global wave of revulsion" in response to the nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy, Britain's foreign secretary Boris Johnson said. Britain and its allies have dismissed previous Moscow claims that they possessed that type of nerve agent. Meanwhile, Salisbury NHS Trust, which oversees the hospital where the Skripals are being treated, said Thursday that 33-year-old Yulia is "improving rapidly and is no longer in a critical condition". (more...)
Trump, Pentagon Chief Had 'Initial Conversation' About Border Wall Trump, Pentagon Chief Had 'Initial Conversation' About Border Wall
- March 30, 2018

President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Wednesday to announce the start of construction his proposed wall on the USA southern border - but that's not exactly what happened. During the presidential campaign, Trump lashed out at primary opponent Jeb Bush for suggesting that Trump would build a fence instead of a wall. The White House did not immediately respond to questions about the idea, and it's unclear whether it has gained any serious traction. (more...)
ICE Will No Longer Automatically Release Pregnant Illegal Immigrants ICE Will No Longer Automatically Release Pregnant Illegal Immigrants
- March 30, 2018

It's evident by their previous practice of automatically releasing pregnant women that ICE and the government are aware of the dangers associated with detaining them. "To mischaracterize this as some kind of wholesale change or draconian change is inaccurate", Miller said, according to CNN. "Clearly this population of pregnant women have a special circumstance", Miller said Thursday during a conference call with reporters. (more...)
Kim Jong Un's wife becomes beauty icon in China Kim Jong Un's wife becomes beauty icon in China
- March 30, 2018

From a North Korean perspective, it may also have made sense to shore up their sometimes fractious relationship with Beijing ahead of any USA meeting, Haenle added. Kim reaffirmed his commitment to meet with President Trump , and repeated vague statements about his regime's willingness to denuclearize under the right conditions. (more...)
Trump delivers remarks at Billy Graham memorial Trump delivers remarks at Billy Graham memorial
- March 30, 2018

Called "America's Pastor", he eventually would preach to an estimated 210 million people in person with his rallies that he called " crusades " and touched many more around the world through his pioneering use of primetime telecasts, network radio, daily newspaper columns, evangelistic films and satellite TV hookups. (more...)
Kentucky police: Suspect in wife's death shot by officer behind school Kentucky police: Suspect in wife's death shot by officer behind school
- March 30, 2018

Meacham was also married and had two young children. Gregory did not yet have details about the circumstances that led to the shooting but said seven officers from three departments fired shots. Matt Bevin confirmed that the Hopkinsville officer, whose name hasn't been released, succumbed to his injuries. The shooting occurred in Hopkinsville, a city in the western part of the state, ABC Nashville affiliate WKRN reported. (more...)
Tension as Russian Federation retaliates, expels 60 U.S. diplomats Tension as Russian Federation retaliates, expels 60 U.S. diplomats
- March 30, 2018

Mr Logvinov said there was no evidence Russian Federation was responsible but Ms Bishop said she had "seen this script before". MOSCOW-Russia will expel usa and European diplomats and close the US consulate general in St. Latvia said it was ejecting one Russian diplomat. Two dozen countries, including the USA, many European Union nations and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, have ordered more than 150 Russian diplomats out this week in a show of solidarity with Britain. (more...)
Activision Plans On Releasing Remastered Games in 2018 Activision Plans On Releasing Remastered Games in 2018
- March 30, 2018

Speaking about their plans for 2018, Activision discussed the upcoming release of World of Warcraft: Battle of Azeroth, as well as this year's Call of Duty title and stated that they had plans to continue supporting Overwatch throughout the year. (more...)
United States wants visa applicants to submit social media details United States wants visa applicants to submit social media details
- March 30, 2018

It says those requirements will affect almost 15 million foreigners who apply for visas to enter the United States. That's about 65,000 people annually. Applicants can also opt to disclose information for social media accounts not on the list. Under the proposal, visa applicants would be required to provide "identifiers" they've used on social media platforms in the previous five years as well as previously used telephone numbers, email addresses, and global travel. (more...)
Malala Yousufzai expected to reach Pakistan today Malala Yousufzai expected to reach Pakistan today
- March 30, 2018

The security arrangements were tightened at the airport. She will hold meetings with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa and other important figures. Malala had also successfully founded and established the Malala Foundation, and is now in pursuit of her tertiary education at Oxford University since August of a year ago. (more...)
Cauvery issue: TN hopes Centre forms CMB in stipulated time Cauvery issue: TN hopes Centre forms CMB in stipulated time
- March 30, 2018

On Thursday, Makkal Needhi Maiam chief Kamal Haasan urged the prime minister to take a decision on the formation of the board. The Supreme Court raised the 270 tmcft share of Cauvery water for Karnataka by 14.75 tmcft and reduced Tamil Nadu's share while compensating it by allowing extraction of 10 tmcft groundwater from the river basin, saying the issue of drinking water has to be placed on a "higher pedestal". (more...)
Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Papua New Guinea Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Papua New Guinea
- March 30, 2018

Papua New Guinea's Highlands was hit by a 7.5-magnitude quake last month which claimed the lives of at least 125 people. Image: USGS Earthquake Hazards ProgramAn undated handout photo made available on 23 March 2018 by UNICEF shows ten-year-old Stanton standing in the ruins of his home in Daga, Papua New Guinea. (more...)
Will the Spice Girls perform at the royal wedding? Will the Spice Girls perform at the royal wedding?
- March 30, 2018

He continued, "I think it's really good we've got four different personalities". She told the crowd she had experience working with both worldwide charities and smaller organisations which worked well because of a "lot less red tape" and would focus particularly on women and girls' rights. (more...)
Woman becomes first South African jailed for racist speech Woman becomes first South African jailed for racist speech
- March 30, 2018

Magistrate Raghoonandan said during her ruling that some people might think the sentence was harsh, but she maintained it was a signal to society that racism would no longer be tolerated. Momberg's lawyers argued that she went into an "emotional storm" after the robbery, and should be sent for rehabilitation rather than to prison. Momberg's lawyer Kevin Lawlor said she will seek the right to appeal her sentence. (more...)
Cambridge Analytica Suspended CEO Agrees to Testify Before UK Parliament Again Cambridge Analytica Suspended CEO Agrees to Testify Before UK Parliament Again
- March 30, 2018

From 2014, CA obtained data of as many as 50 million Facebook users. "If you chose to turn this feature on, we will begin to continuously log this information", the posting said . SCL Group is the parent firm of Cambridge Analytica . As the controversy continues to escalate, Zuckerberg took out full-page advertisements in several United Kingdom and US Sunday newspapers to apologise. (more...)
Minnesota Will Sue Against Citizenship Question on Census Minnesota Will Sue Against Citizenship Question on Census
- March 30, 2018

Yet the 2020 census may be different from all the rest. Last week, Congress got spending happy with the omnibus FY18 bill, raising funding levels for programs across the board. People tend to have a good feeling about participating in it. According to the 2018 Current Population Survey , noncitizens (both legal and undocumented) comprise 30% of Hispanic adults and 32% of Asian adults-in contrast to just 2% for whites. (more...)
Stormy Daniels can't depose Trump, judge rules Stormy Daniels can't depose Trump, judge rules
- March 30, 2018

Clifford sued the president on March 6, arguing that the nondisclosure agreement she said was created to hide the affair is invalid because the president never signed it. Trump have stated their intention to file a petition to compel arbitration, they have not yet done so", Otero said in his ruling . The request to depose Trump and Cohen is "politically motivated", according to a statement from Cohen's lawyer cited by CBS News on Wednesday. (more...)

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