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Porn star's lawyer says Trump missed settlement offer deadline Porn star's lawyer says Trump missed settlement offer deadline
- March 14, 2018

President Donald Trump's attorneys missed a deadline to accept the return of a $130,000 settlement payment from Daniels, who's seeking to tell the story of her alleged affair with the former reality-TV star, according to her lawyer. No air date has been set for the interview. Reportedly, the two were involved in a secretive tryst, but Trump did not want news of his sexual exploits to eclipse his chances at becoming the nation's next Commander in Chief. (more...)
Canada: Trump speaks to Trudeau over phone, stresses on fast NAFTA deal Canada: Trump speaks to Trudeau over phone, stresses on fast NAFTA deal
- March 13, 2018

Mr. Trudeau also took Canada's case to US cable channels on Monday with appearances on MSNBC and CNN. Mr. Trudeau said his government is working hard to ensure that the exemptions stay in place and took issue with the U.S. Mr. Trudeau said that the consequences of putting tariffs on steel and aluminum in Canada "would mean pain for workers here in Canada but also job losses and difficulties for workers and their families in the United States", he said. (more...)
Israel Escapes Early Elections as Coalition Stabilizes Israel Escapes Early Elections as Coalition Stabilizes
- March 13, 2018

UTJ has threatened it would derail the 2019 state budget by refusing to vote on it if the bill isn't passed. They gave the Knesset a year to revamp the law on Haredi conscription. Liberman's Yisrael Beytenu party members voted against the bill, after the Ministerial Committee for Legislation earlier granted coalition party leaders freedom in instructing their faction how to vote without repercussions, essentially staving off the coalition's collapse. (more...)
Iraq lifts ban on intl flights to Kurdistan airports Iraq lifts ban on intl flights to Kurdistan airports
- March 13, 2018

Federal customs authorities will supervise the "introduction, production and handling of materials and equipment through the two airports", the decree said. Tensions rose between Baghdad and the region of Kurdistan after the Kurds held a controversial referendum last September to approve the independence of the Kurdistan region and the disputed areas. (more...)
There are 7000 pairs of shoes outside the Capitol. Here's why There are 7000 pairs of shoes outside the Capitol. Here's why
- March 13, 2018

From 8:30 am to 2 pm, the shoes were displayed on the southeast lawn in the hope of sending a clear message to Congress: Reform gun control legislation or more children will be killed by gun violence. Activists and volunteers gathered at dawn, placing 7,000 colorful pairs of donated children's footwear side by side in a trapezoid shape to commemorate those who have died since the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. (more...)
Warmer weather ahead in Oklahoma, but no rain Warmer weather ahead in Oklahoma, but no rain
- March 13, 2018

Thursday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 29. Gale force wind gusts of 35-40 knots are expected late Monday into Tuesday morning for the Atlantic coastal waters of Delaware and New Jersey, including the lower Delaware Bay. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Wednesday night will be clear with lows in the lower 30s. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. You might also be interested in. (more...)
Latest Storm Slams Tri-State Area With Snow, Wind Latest Storm Slams Tri-State Area With Snow, Wind
- March 13, 2018

A third powerful nor'easter in less than two weeks is expected to arrive late Monday in the Northeast as thousands of people dig out from the other fierce storms this month and continue to wait for their power to be restored. Additional storms will impact the region later in the week with more heavy snowfall likely. Winds gusts close to hurricane force are forecast, mainly for New England . (more...)
JK minister Altaf Bukhari given additional charge of finance JK minister Altaf Bukhari given additional charge of finance
- March 13, 2018

I was not accorded the opportunity to explain the context and the content of my speech", he said. "The fact is that it is a long-held belief and I have repeatedly said it that the engagement with Kashmir should be at various levels", he said. (more...)
Kerala on high alert after warning of depression over Arabian Sea Kerala on high alert after warning of depression over Arabian Sea
- March 13, 2018

A high alert has been sounded in south Kerala after a low-pressure area over the Indian ocean intensified into a "deep low pressure" and lay anchored 391 km off the Thiruvananthapuram coast. It is very likely to move initially west-northwestwards and then northwestwards and concentrate into a depression over the southeast Arabian Sea (Maldives area) during the next 36 hours. (more...)
President Bhandari re-elected to 2nd term of office President Bhandari re-elected to 2nd term of office
- March 13, 2018

President Bidya Bhandari got re-elected on Tuesday as the Head of the State, but the euphoria with which Nepalis celebrated her emergence as the country's first female President two years ago is somewhat muted. Meanwhile, the counting of votes started at 4:00 pm following the conclusion of ballot casting. However, the vote weightage of the lawmakers from the adjacent parliaments is different. (more...)
Former Cuomo 'Enforcer' Convicted on Corruption Charges Former Cuomo 'Enforcer' Convicted on Corruption Charges
- March 13, 2018

The trial was full of twists and turns, aside from the near-deadlocked jury. Aiello and Gerardi are expected to face a second trial on separate charges that they took part in a bid-rigging scheme involving a billion-dollar development project in Buffalo, New York. (more...)
Black Roommate Goes to Court in Support of Racist Dorm Mate Black Roommate Goes to Court in Support of Racist Dorm Mate
- March 13, 2018

If she successfully complete her service and avoid any more trouble, her breach of peace and criminal mischief charges will be dropped after two years. According to the Boston Globe , Brochu referred to Rowe as "Jamaican Barbie" and Rowe said she had "throat pain" after Brochu's tampering. Both women had asked school officials for a change in roommates. (more...)
Nine hikers killed, 27 rescued in India forest fires Nine hikers killed, 27 rescued in India forest fires
- March 13, 2018

From the injured, 10 have sustained minor injuries and 8 have serious injuries. Palaniswami said soon after he came to know of the fire on Sunday, he directed steps for their safe rescue. "If the district administration and forest department had ensured adequate guidance and arrangements for those who had gone on the trekking expedition, the loss of lives could have been certainly avoided", he said in a statement. (more...)
US Secretary of State meets with Nigerian Prez US Secretary of State meets with Nigerian Prez
- March 13, 2018

He said the visit would be part of his "condolence and sympathy visits to areas where we have had unfortunate events". "We are trying to be careful". Tillerson, who later briefed newsmen alongside the Nigeria's Foreign Affairs Minister, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, said the American government would assist Nigeria with latest security equipment and intelligence sharing in its efforts toward the safe return of the abducted schoolgirls in Yobe and Borno. (more...)
Prosecutors Will Seek Death Penalty for Accused Stoneman Douglas Shooter Prosecutors Will Seek Death Penalty for Accused Stoneman Douglas Shooter
- March 13, 2018

The offer was declined by prosecutors for several reasons - among them, "heinous, atrocious and cruel" nature of the crimes and the "cold, calculated and premeditated way" it was handled, the Sun-Sentinel reported. If Cruz is convicted, the only other possible sentence he can serve is life in prison without parole. The action by prosecutors does not necessarily mean a plea deal will not be reached, the report said. (more...)
GOP leaders signal they will try to narrow Trump's tariffs GOP leaders signal they will try to narrow Trump's tariffs
- March 13, 2018

Without coming out in favor or against the tariffs, Baldwin said the decision "sends a strong message to bad actors like China" but also called for Trump to exempt European trading partners and do more to "target China's cheating". Congress has the authority to act on trade issues, but the pendulum has swung in recent years, through court cases and by Congress delegating its authority to the executive branch. (more...)
Tariffs should be part of United States trade policy, Trump foe Warren says Tariffs should be part of United States trade policy, Trump foe Warren says
- March 13, 2018

The interview ended before Todd had a chance to ask Flake whether he meant to be that 2020 challenger. He went on to say that it would be a tough go for any Republican to run a primary campaign against Trump . "I understand that it's a challenge on the campaign trail, certainly", Flake said on Monday. He fueled speculation about his presidential ambitions by announcing that he would appear at next week's New Hampshire Institute of Politics event, "Politics & Eggs". (more...)
Bay Area ICE spokesman resigns, refused to deliver 'misleading facts,' report says Bay Area ICE spokesman resigns, refused to deliver 'misleading facts,' report says
- March 13, 2018

A US immigration official in Northern California has resigned, accusing the Trump administration of making misleading statements on a recent operation to arrest undocumented immigrants in the area. Schwab said he pushed back on that characterization - but said ICE instructed him to "deflect" questions from the press. "Those are 800 wanted criminals that are now at large, 800 wanted criminals that ICE will now have to pursue by other means, with more difficulty, in unsafe situations, all ... (more...)
Video shows U.S. marshal fatally shooting defendant who rushed witness stand Video shows U.S. marshal fatally shooting defendant who rushed witness stand
- March 13, 2018

Authorities on Monday released video of a US Marshal shooting an accused gang member who attacked a witness with a pen inside the Salt Lake City Federal Courthouse. After Angilau was shot on April 21, 2014, and rushed to the hospital with at least one chest wound. A wrongful death lawsuit by Angilau's family was dismissed on the same day. (more...)
European Union executive to seek talks with United States over metals tariffs: Katainen European Union executive to seek talks with United States over metals tariffs: Katainen
- March 13, 2018

On a visit to Dublin, EU Council President Donald Tusk, who coordinates policy between the 27 EU nations that Britain is negotiating with, said it's up to May's government to propose a "specific and realistic solution" to avoid a hard border and that without a solution it is "very difficult to imagine substantive progress". (more...)
University lectures' strike is off as both parties walk back pension demands University lectures' strike is off as both parties walk back pension demands
- March 13, 2018

Employers and union leaders have struck a deal on reforming United Kingdom university pensions, raising hopes that strike action which is into its fourth week could soon be suspended. He said the deal had been jointly agreed by union and employers as a "mutually acceptable way forward". The Guardian reported that the new proposal retained a "meaningful level" of defined benefits for lecturers. (more...)
Russian exile Glushkov in mystery death in London Russian exile Glushkov in mystery death in London
- March 13, 2018

Police were quick to suggest there is now no evidence to link the death to events in Salisbury, where the former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were poisoned with a weapons-grade nerve agent that was only ever produced in Russian Federation. (more...)
PM Explains Talks With US President Donald Trump Focused Mainly On Iran PM Explains Talks With US President Donald Trump Focused Mainly On Iran
- March 13, 2018

Trump stressed he wanted that "significant changes" were made to the Iran deal itself, and not simply a supplemental agreement between the United States and the European countries, according to the website. The Iran nuclear deal was agreed to during the Obama administration. "The diplomatic talks focused mainly on Iran". A third round is expected this Thursday in Berlin. (more...)
China To Create New Ministries, Merge Financial Regulators In Shake-Up China To Create New Ministries, Merge Financial Regulators In Shake-Up
- March 13, 2018

China unveiled plans on Tuesday for the biggest shakeup of government in at least a decade, including the merger of its banking and insurance regulators to better handle financial risks as leaders look to address concerns over a growing debt pile. (more...)
How Facebook Is Helping Spread Hate Speech In The Rohingya Crisis How Facebook Is Helping Spread Hate Speech In The Rohingya Crisis
- March 13, 2018

Lee said that Facebook was used as the toll by the state government to disseminate information to the public. The Fact-Finding Mission said it found evidence of human rights violations against the Kachin, Shan and Rohingya minorities "in all likelihood amounting to crimes under global law". (more...)
Bus carrying high school students crashes into ravine Bus carrying high school students crashes into ravine
- March 13, 2018

A spokesman for Channelview ISD confirmed that the bus was chartered by the district and was bringing students home from a trip to Disney World. Baldwin County Sheriff Huey Hoss Mack says the bus entered the median on Interstate 10 and then fell into the 50-foot ravine. (more...)
Trump personal aide fired, escorted out without coat Trump personal aide fired, escorted out without coat
- March 13, 2018

McEntee escorted from the White House on Monday, three sources with knowledge of the matter told CNN . McEntee was sacked on Monday over unspecified security concerns, according to a new report. McEntee declined a CNN request to comment. Trump's personal assistant - also known as a body man - McEntee accompanied the president nearly everywhere and had been an aide for him since early in the campaign. (more...)
SC rules: No practising, no setting up office; foreign lawyers can… SC rules: No practising, no setting up office; foreign lawyers can…
- March 13, 2018

The apex court also held that foreign lawyers can appear in global commercial arbitration subject to relevant institutional framework and rules. Justice Goel, while pronouncing the judgement, said that even for the limited purposes they would be subject to the Bar Council of India's Code of Conduct. (more...)
Trump says 'disagreed on things' with Rex Tillerson Trump says 'disagreed on things' with Rex Tillerson
- March 13, 2018

Trump tweeted , "He will do a fantastic job!" U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is the latest in a long string of staff departures under President Donald Trump . "I really appreciate his service". When asked about whether he consulted Tillerson about accepting an invitation to meet with North Korea's Kim Jong, Trump said he didn't speak with him about the issue. (more...)
SBI to Reduce Fines on the savings account SBI to Reduce Fines on the savings account
- March 13, 2018

For customers in metro and urban areas, applicable charges for not maintaining Rs3,000, which is the AMB, have been brought down to Rs10-15 from Rs30-50 now. The bank also clarified that customer always has the option of converting the regular savings bank account to Basic Savings Bank Account (BSBD account), free of charge, in case he desires to avail basic savings bank facilities without being subject to maintenance of AMB. (more...)

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