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Driver flees from crash as witnesses chase him Driver flees from crash as witnesses chase him
- March 12, 2018

A spectacle that played out on Miami's Biscayne Boulevard Sunday quickly made its way to social media as bystanders chased and pummeled an SUV that was believed to be fleeing a hit-run crash scene. The driver of the SUV, whose name was not released, was found and taken into custody. That's when other drivers get out of their cars and try to stop him by shouting and banging on the windows. (more...)
Saudi king orders setting up of anti-corruption units Saudi king orders setting up of anti-corruption units
- March 12, 2018

In October, Saudi Energy Minster Khalid Al-Faith, who is also the chairman of Saudi Aramco , said that the IPO was expected to take place in the second half of 2018, with shares to be sold domestically on Saudi Arabia's Tadawul exchange, and also on a foreign stock exchange at the same time. (more...)
EU High Representative: Anti-Corruption Court in Ukraine should be completely independent EU High Representative: Anti-Corruption Court in Ukraine should be completely independent
- March 12, 2018

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, meanwhile, expressed confidence that a pending law to set up a new anti-corruption court would be in line both with Ukrainian law and recommendations made by the Commission. But it is unclear whether the final version of the bill, which could be passed in the coming months, will satisfy the Venice Commission's recommendations. (more...)
1 dead, 1 injured after reported explosion in Central East Austin
- March 12, 2018

March 2, on the 1100 block of Haverford Drive, which is about 12 miles away from Oldfort Hill Drive neighborhood. This possible explosion follows a deadly explosion at a home in Northeast Austin on March 2 . No other details about the explosion have been released. A man in his 40s was taken to a hospital with serious, possibly life threatening, injuries, officials said. (more...)
Sereno refuses to resign; says she'll fight 'til the end Sereno refuses to resign; says she'll fight 'til the end
- March 12, 2018

I am determined to wage, 'til the logical end, this battle started by those who seek to undermine the Constitution and the judiciary. She reiterated on Monday that she would not resign and said other judges had resisted pressure to join the campaign against her, so they could "maintain the dignity and independence of the judiciary". (more...)
Ted Cruz, Beto O'Rourke win US Senate primaries Ted Cruz, Beto O'Rourke win US Senate primaries
- March 12, 2018

After saying his full name, Cruz told the story of his father, who immigrated to the United States from Cuba. "You go by Ted", Cuomo explained. Colbert exclaimed. "We can get into name-calling and talk about why the other person is such an bad guy, or we can focus on the big things that we want to do for the future of our country, for the generations that will succeed us", he said. (more...)
Seoul envoy in China for talks on North Korea developments Seoul envoy in China for talks on North Korea developments
- March 12, 2018

South Korea's National Security Office chief Chung Eui-yong who led the delegation will head to Russian Federation on Tuesday after meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday, the Blue House said. The South Korean leader visited Beijing in December on a trip aimed at thawing tense bilateral relations strained over Seoul's decision to host a USA missile defense system that Beijing sees as a threat to its own security. (more...)
Trump's belittling of allies is unworthy of a USA president
- March 12, 2018

Philip Levy, a former trade adviser in President George W. Bush's administration, said the flaw in Trump basing his tariffs on national security was that military allies could ask to be excluded, undermining the president's stated objective of protecting domestic steel and aluminum mill jobs. (more...)
Iranian FM In Pakistan For Political, Economic Talks Iranian FM In Pakistan For Political, Economic Talks
- March 12, 2018

Zarif, who arrived early Monday morning, received a warm welcome by senior officials of the Foreign Ministry at Islamabad airport. The Iranian foreign minister is also scheduled to give a lecture on "70 Years of Pakistan-Iran Relations and Future Prospects" on March 12 at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI). (more...)
Asia, Middle East lead rising trends in arms imports Asia, Middle East lead rising trends in arms imports
- March 12, 2018

The share of top arms exporter, the USA, rose to 34 percent in 2013-2017 from 30 percent in 2008-2012, it said. The United States cemented its position as the world's top arms exporter during the five-year period ending 2017, selling about a third of the world's weapons. (more...)
NASA Announces Suspension of People's Assembly Process NASA Announces Suspension of People's Assembly Process
- March 12, 2018

In the election aftermath, about 150 people were killed and Mr Odinga subsequently swore himself in as the "people's president" and refused to recognise election victor, Mr Kenyatta, as head of state. Their action prompted mixed responses from their supporters. The People's Assembly was launched late previous year by the opposition NASA to steer forward the people's agenda ahead of Raila's "swearing-in" that took place on January 30. (more...)
Storm Team 11 Forecast: Snow and rain across the area
- March 12, 2018

A storm system will affect our area later Sunday into Monday . South southeast wind 6 to 11 miles per hour. There is a 20 percent chance of rain. Northwest winds will be 5 to 10 mph, increasing west to 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph in the afternoon. (more...)
US Secretary, Rex Tillerson suspends visit to Nigeria US Secretary, Rex Tillerson suspends visit to Nigeria
- March 12, 2018

Ahmad Ali and Abdifatah Abdi have been listed as the U.S. marked 20 years to the killing of over 200 people in simultaneous truck bomb explosions at its embassies in the Kenyan capital Nairobi and Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. program that works to fight AIDS in the continent. " Tillerson is expected to be joined by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama ", the embassy stated. (more...)
Betsy DeVos Says She's 'Misunderstood,' Then Struggles To Explain Her Own Policies Betsy DeVos Says She's 'Misunderstood,' Then Struggles To Explain Her Own Policies
- March 12, 2018

Yet she couldn't even present facts about the institutions in her own home state of MI. "And we have seen zero results", DeVos told Stahl of the public school system Sunday. In August 2015 DeVos gave a speech at the SXSWedu in Texas in which she called America's public school system "a monopoly, a dead end" and advocated for private schools. (more...)
North Carolina man charged with murder 32 years later North Carolina man charged with murder 32 years later
- March 12, 2018

Over the past week investigators from the Massachusetts State Police with the assistance of the Troutman and Mooresville Police Departments conducted extensive interviews of the suspect, Michael Arthur Hand. "We will continue to work tirelessly to find justice for all murder victims", she added. "In the last 30 years, science has gotten to the point where it is incredible", Col. (more...)
Matic claims Manchester United are full of confidence ahead of Sevilla clash Matic claims Manchester United are full of confidence ahead of Sevilla clash
- March 12, 2018

Paul Pogba missed the Liverpool game after picking up an injury in training on Friday, and Mourinho is uncertain whether the France global will be available against Sevilla . And Mourinho warned that their victories over Chelsea and Liverpool would mean nothing if they did not get the job done. "But you've got to always work hard and he does". (more...)
Bill Kelly: Canada dodges Donald Trump's tariff tempest … for now Bill Kelly: Canada dodges Donald Trump's tariff tempest … for now
- March 12, 2018

Congressional Republicans blasted Trump's tariffs plan and urged the president to further narrow what countries and products are captured under the proposal, which is set to go into effect in 14 days. When asked whether he is concerned the tariff policy could spark a global trade war that hurts the USA economy, Mnuchin insisted that "we have to defend USA interests". (more...)
INX Media case: CBI seeks custody; Karti Chidambaram wants special cell INX Media case: CBI seeks custody; Karti Chidambaram wants special cell
- March 12, 2018

But in the main case, Karti Chidambaram was sent to jail till March 24. This is unedited, unformatted feed from the Press Trust of India wire. "Hence, CBI is conducting an investigation into the case without the co-operation of the accused", CBI counsel VK Sharma said before the court of Special Judge Sunil Rana . (more...)
Shoe hurled at ousted PM Nawaz Sharif in Lahore Shoe hurled at ousted PM Nawaz Sharif in Lahore
- March 12, 2018

The man was immediately caught and thrashed by the audience. Nawaz Sharif, who was ousted a year ago over graft charges, appeared visibly shocked as the shoe hit his shoulder while he was addressing a gathering at a seminary in Lahore . In yesterday's incident, Faiz Rasool, who threw ink at the foreign minister, told the police that he vent out his anger because the PML-N had tried to change the finality of the Prophet in the Constitution. (more...)
Sony TV's Family Time With Kapil Sharma to start from March 25? Sony TV's Family Time With Kapil Sharma to start from March 25?
- March 12, 2018

On March 10, 2018 the Family Time trailer was released. Ajay Devgn will be promoting his upcoming movie Raid on the show - " Family Time with Kapil Sharma ". Ajay Devgn will be the first celebrity to visit Kapil's sets to promote his upcoming film, Raid . None other than Ajay Devgn will be seen in the first episode. (more...)
Comedy legend Sir Ken Dodd dies, aged 90 Comedy legend Sir Ken Dodd dies, aged 90
- March 12, 2018

It's absolutely wonderful. With Ken gone, the lights have been turned out in the world of variety. Dodd asked Jones if she wanted to marry and they tied the knot in the house on Friday, Holmes said. I'm privileged to have been there for him and he for me. Dodd was knighted a year ago by Queen Elizabeth II, becoming Sir Ken Dodd. "I shall really miss him". (more...)
The first three Tomb Raider games are being remastered for Steam The first three Tomb Raider games are being remastered for Steam
- March 12, 2018

The original games are there on Steam as well, however they can only run through an emulator, which brings forth a bunch of issues regarding performance, resolution and controls. Even if it doesn't live up to your expectations visually, however, at least you will be able to play the first three Tomb Raider games with a modern controller. (more...)
Sydney ferry and light rail commuters swap Opal for credit cards Sydney ferry and light rail commuters swap Opal for credit cards
- March 12, 2018

Good news for people who constantly forget to top up their Opal cards: pretty soon, you'll be able to tap on to public transport in Sydney with your credit or debit card instead. Speaking about the rollout, NSW Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constance said the new technology put NSW among a "handful of transport networks around the world" using the technology. (more...)
Mother arrested after infant found crawling alone in street Mother arrested after infant found crawling alone in street
- March 12, 2018

Ledrika Ford , a 27 year old upstate Utica , New York mother has been charged with child endangerment after her nine month old baby boy was found by strangers crawling alone in the middle of a busy road. Pictured, Ledrika Ford baby son. Ledrika Ford Utica mother: Other instances of child neglect? . Subsequently, two Utica Police officers along with two workers from Oneida County Child Protective Services met with Ladrika Ford on Saturday afternoon for about two hours. (more...)
Plane crashes, bursts into flames at Kathmandu airport Plane crashes, bursts into flames at Kathmandu airport
- March 12, 2018

Initial reports suggest 17 injured have been shifted to hospital, while efforts are underway to extinguish the fire that has engulfed the plane. Mar 12, 2018-A US-Bangla airlines aircraft carrying 71 people including four crew members crashed at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu on Monday afternoon. (more...)
Any gas attack in Syria would be 'very unwise': Mattis Any gas attack in Syria would be 'very unwise': Mattis
- March 12, 2018

The United States has not reacted to suspected chlorine attacks in similar fashion, and Mattis did not draw a line in the sand. "I just want to reiterate it would be very unwise for them to use weaponised gas", CNN quoted James Mattis as saying on Sunday while en route to Oman. (more...)
Japan Aso: No intention to resign as finance minister Japan Aso: No intention to resign as finance minister
- March 12, 2018

He said the alterations were conducted by bureaucrats at the finance ministry's division in charge of state land sales. Fourteen of the original documents were rewritten by the ministry after the scandal came to light early past year, Kyodo reported citing an anonymous insider in Abe's Liberal Democratic Party. (more...)
Hong Kong goes to polls in crunch test for democrats Hong Kong goes to polls in crunch test for democrats
- March 12, 2018

Democrats won only two of four seats contested in the 70-seat Legislative Council and failed to regain their veto power in Sunday's vote, which was triggered when Beijing forced the disqualification of six lawmakers. Voting otherwise went undisturbed for the election, which has attracted little attention - no opinion polls were conducted and there was no televised debate by the city's largest broadcaster. (more...)
Trump talks with N.Korea not 'for theatre' Trump talks with N.Korea not 'for theatre'
- March 12, 2018

Mr Trump derided Mr Kim as "short and fat" and " little rocket man ". About 27.4 percent of the total respondents said they trust the North's denuclearization commitment and welcome its peace overtures, while 18.4 percent said they neither trust the North nor welcome the recent developments. (more...)
Trump told Netanyahu that USA won't bend demands on Iran deal Trump told Netanyahu that USA won't bend demands on Iran deal
- March 12, 2018

According to Ravid, President Trump told Netanyahu that if he is unable to secure European backing for major changes to the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, he would not hesitate to leave the deal. I told him what I thought: That the nuclear agreement with Iran must be either totally fixed or totally canceled, and there were detailed discussions on this issue", he said. (more...)

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