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Rahul Gandhi Begins Third Karnataka Visit; Assails PM Modi, BJP Rahul Gandhi Begins Third Karnataka Visit; Assails PM Modi, BJP
- March 21, 2018

He called BJP leaders to speak the truth in the land of visionaries like Narayana Guru and Basavanna. He was given crores by the bank, but farmers are not given more than Rs 10,000. He also lauded the state's youth for the IT revolution they spearheaded in Karnataka. Noting that five major banks originated in Udupi district, Mr Gandhi said the Congress party's idea behind that was to take banks to the people, and blamed the Modi government for mounting non-performing assets (NPAs). (more...)
Indian Air Force plane crashes in Odisha Indian Air Force plane crashes in Odisha
- March 21, 2018

It was informed that the aircraft was on a routine training sortie. A rescue team from Kaleikundua has reached the site in a helicopter to take stock of the situation, the IIC said, adding the trainee pilot was sent back in a helicopter. "The wreckages of the aircraft have submerged in the river". Baripada: A fighter trainer aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district today. (more...)
Pritzker wins Illinois governor Dem primary Pritzker wins Illinois governor Dem primary
- March 21, 2018

Ives has raised only a fraction but, she could pull through with conservative voters. J.B. Pritzker, a member of one of the wealthiest families in the country, beat out a crowded field on the Democratic side. Rauner has poured roughly $50 million into the election. Should Ives triumph in the primary, it would mean Ives would face a tough challenge from Democrats. (more...)
U.S. shoe brands join retailers in lobby against China tariffs U.S. shoe brands join retailers in lobby against China tariffs
- March 21, 2018

The U.S. trade deficit with China ran to a record $375 billion previous year, but U.S. exports to the country were also at a record. RETAILERS and shoemakers continued to sound alarms on Monday about their concerns that President Donald Trump's plan to impose sweeping tariffs on imported goods from China will result in higher consumer prices. (more...)
S Korea-US drill cut short by a month: Seoul defence ministry S Korea-US drill cut short by a month: Seoul defence ministry
- March 21, 2018

In 2017, these drills began on March 1 and continued till the end of April. It said North Korea had been notified of the schedule "as well as the defensive nature" of the exercises. The delayed joint military exercises between South Korea and the United States will be cut short by a month, a Seoul Defence Ministry spokesman said yesterday, as the diplomatic thaw with North Korea intensifies. (more...)
More rain and snow on the way More rain and snow on the way
- March 21, 2018

Light and variable winds are expected at 10-15 miles per hour Monday morning. Showers will return to the forecast by early next week and we may see a prolonged period with scattered showers and storms off and on through most of the week. (more...)
Iggy Azalea Burned All Nick Young's Clothes During Breakup Iggy Azalea Burned All Nick Young's Clothes During Breakup
- March 21, 2018

She explains that she gave him a warning that she was going to burn all his stuff and proceeded to set all his designer clothes ablaze. "I burned it all", Iggy continued. "'I'm burning your things". There's nothing worse than catching someone cheating on you, especially if that someone is your fiancé, but it looks like Iggy Azalea got her own back in pretty extreme fashion. (more...)
Paul Ryan hoping for Thursday vote on spending bill Paul Ryan hoping for Thursday vote on spending bill
- March 21, 2018

That would give lawmakers in the House of Representatives and Senate, both of which are controlled by Republicans, little time to study, debate and then pass the massive legislation before Friday's deadline. One of the most contentious fights has raged between Trump and Schumer over funding for the $30 billion Gateway project, which involves the construction of a tunnel into New York's Penn Station to supplement two aging tubes that are at risk of failing. (more...)
Proposed China Tariffs Could Negate 20 Percent of Tax Reform Benefits Proposed China Tariffs Could Negate 20 Percent of Tax Reform Benefits
- March 21, 2018

United States President Donald Trump is preparing to impose a package of Dollars 60 billion in annual tariffs against China, following through on a long-time threat, which according to him will punish China for intellectual property infringement and help create more American jobs. (more...)
Betsy DeVos grilled about school shootings, stance on guns at budget hearing Betsy DeVos grilled about school shootings, stance on guns at budget hearing
- March 21, 2018

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos offered some new details on how she and other cabinet members plan to address gun violence in schools Tuesday, but lawmakers expressed frustration at the lack of explicit policy positions coming from her office. (more...)
Turkey condemns United Nations report on its state of emergency Turkey condemns United Nations report on its state of emergency
- March 21, 2018

The global community and rights groups have been highly critical of the Turkish president over the massive dismissals and the crackdown. The UN rights office called for full access to be able to assess the situation in the region. The ministry even alleged that Mr Al Hussein had "unfortunately transformed the United Nations body under his leadership into one which collaborates with terror organisations". (more...)
Woman escapes from masturbating man in Baldwin Park, police say Woman escapes from masturbating man in Baldwin Park, police say
- March 21, 2018

A warrant was issued Saturday for his arrest but he is not in custody, court records show. Police ask anyone with information to call Crimeline. According to police, they say she felt a man touch her and when she turned around, she saw that the man was doing a lewd act. (more...)
Officer faces murder charge in Australian woman's shooting death Officer faces murder charge in Australian woman's shooting death
- March 21, 2018

According to jail records, Noor is charged with third degree murder "perpetrating eminently risky act and evincing depraved mind" and second-degree manslaughter, "culpable negligence creating unreasonable risk". "A policeman who was with Noor at the time of the shooting, Matthew Harrity, told investigators he was startled by a loud noise right before Damond approached the driver's side window of their police SUV", the Guardian explained . (more...)
Trump speaks with Putin after re-election victory in Russia
- March 21, 2018

The U.S. State Department endorsed the OSCE's preliminary findings, said spokeswoman Heather Nauert, and called Trump's call to Putin "protocol". "I suspect that we'll probably be meeting in the not too distant future to discuss the arms race, to discuss the arms race, which is getting out of control, but we will never allow anybody to have anything even close to what we have", Trump said. (more...)
HUD Secretary Ben Carson Blames His Wife for Purchasing $31000 Dining Set HUD Secretary Ben Carson Blames His Wife for Purchasing $31000 Dining Set
- March 21, 2018

If it were up to me, my office would probably look like a hospital waiting room. He had said at the time his wife had been looking at catalogs for the dining set and that he had "made it known that I was not happy about the prices being charged". (more...)
State Dept. says Putin re-election 'no surprise' State Dept. says Putin re-election 'no surprise'
- March 21, 2018

Mr. Trump's comments came a few days after the White House imposed sanctions on Russia for its meddling in the 2016 election and other "malicious cyberattacks", and sharply criticized it for its apparent role in a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy and his daughter on British soil. (more...)
Ice warning issued for North Somerset Ice warning issued for North Somerset
- March 20, 2018

Latest weather forecast for north, west and south Yorkshire. Weather forecasters are predicting a fresh round at Easter. Legendary weatherman John Kettley says Mini Beast From The East is on its way out, but there's more snow to come. (more...)
Forecasters warn of more snow to come Forecasters warn of more snow to come
- March 20, 2018

Sub Focus will be unveiling a full new live production over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend, with artists including Dimension, Darkzy, JAUZ, and Turno set to join him at Brixton Academy. A brisk easterly wind could help temperatures get as low as minus-three degrees. On Monday the region is expected to see a cold start, but will remain dry and the majority of the area can expect a dry and fine day with sunny spells. (more...)
Egypt court orders Uber, Careem apps to stop operations Egypt court orders Uber, Careem apps to stop operations
- March 20, 2018

The case was filed against the two operators as well as the government. The decision can still be appealed Egypt's High Administrative Court. Egypt's investment ministry said a year ago that a draft law regulating web-based transport services would provide a legal framework for companies like Uber, but did not say when that bill was likely to be passed. (more...)
Charlotte hires Virginia assistant Sanchez as new head coach Charlotte hires Virginia assistant Sanchez as new head coach
- March 20, 2018

Most importantly, he is a man of high character and integrity. Prior to coming to U.Va., Sanchez was an assistant coach for the three seasons Bennett coached Washington State. Sanchez played a major role in the recruitment of Klay Thompson, who went on to become an NBA All-Star with the Golden State Warriors. He was a volunteer assistant from 2001-03 at IN under former coach Mike Davis. (more...)
Fiscal conservatives poised for defeat in United States spending bill Fiscal conservatives poised for defeat in United States spending bill
- March 20, 2018

According to sources from the U.S. government and the Republicans in Congress, the new spending bill is hard to include forecasts for financing the insurance market that supports Obamacare's implementation. That is a sticking point for Democrats, who argue that Republicans are injecting a partisan fight into the legislation. House conservatives were already expressing concern about the latest spending bill, projected to add billions to the USA deficit just months after Trump signed a ... (more...)
Is Kangana Ranaut in favor of Bollywood ban on Pakistani artists? Is Kangana Ranaut in favor of Bollywood ban on Pakistani artists?
- March 20, 2018

During an interview at the News18's "Rising India Summit" , the 30-year-old actor presented views justifying the ban imposed on Pakistani artists that forbids them from working in India. "I feel he is the right role model", she said. "Even if my sister asks me where do you find these characters?" That there is a word like nationalism. (more...)
Zimbabweans return Sh59.8 billion illegally stashed overseas Zimbabweans return Sh59.8 billion illegally stashed overseas
- March 20, 2018

Mnangagwa announced a three-month amnesty for the return of public funds illegally stashed overseas when he was sworn-in in November after a defacto military coup forced Robert Mugabe to resign. According to the published list, firms that failed to repatriate export proceeds are those mainly in the mining, agriculture and manufacturing sectors. (more...)
Wreck of ill-fated USA warship found by Allen expedition Wreck of ill-fated USA warship found by Allen expedition
- March 20, 2018

A research team funded by billionaire Paul Allen has found the wreckage of the USS Juneau , the ship Waterloo's five Sullivan brothers were on when it sank during the Battle of Guadalcanal in 1942. Just a few minutes into the Battle of Guadalcanal, Juneau was hit by a Japanese torpedo on the port side near the forward fire room. "But finding the USS Juneau on Saint Patrick's Day is an unexpected coincidence that allows us to pay final respects to the Sullivan brothers and all the ... (more...)
International Day of Happiness 2018: When and why is it celebrated International Day of Happiness 2018: When and why is it celebrated
- March 20, 2018

This year you can celebrate the International Day of Happiness by taking a look at this " happy playlist ". The International Day of Happiness was conceptualized and founded by philanthropist, activist, statesman, and prominent United Nations special advisor Jayme Illien to inspire, mobilize, and advance the global happiness movement. (more...)
Trump says he wants to meet with Putin soon Trump says he wants to meet with Putin soon
- March 20, 2018

British officials have blamed the nerve agent attack on Skripal and his adult daughter on Russian Federation. Outgoing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said it's "almost beyond comprehension" why a state actor would deploy such a unsafe substance in a public place in a foreign country where others could be exposed. (more...)
In Ill. primaries, Governor Rauner faces intense in-party challenge In Ill. primaries, Governor Rauner faces intense in-party challenge
- March 20, 2018

The Democrats are looking to unseat wealthy Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner in November. The ad by the DGA says Ives is in "lockstep" with President Trump, appealing to Trump voters who might be turned off by Rauner. Consider him the second choice of the Democratic establishment. State Sen. Daniel Biss is campaigning as the "middle-class candidate". Progressive activists are actively trying to kick out one of the House Democrats' most conservative members on Tuesday. (more...)
Car Slams Into Broward Sheriff's Office Building, 2 Injured Car Slams Into Broward Sheriff's Office Building, 2 Injured
- March 20, 2018

The Broward County Sheriff's Office said the crash occurred around noon at the agency's South Broward district office in Pembroke and that the woman's vehicle was filled with accelerants. Following impact, a fire erupted from the vehicle. Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue also responded and transported her to Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood where she remains hospitalized. (more...)
John McCain blasts Trump for congratulating Putin on winning 'sham election' John McCain blasts Trump for congratulating Putin on winning 'sham election'
- March 20, 2018

Putin's landslide victory in Sunday's election has been tainted with accusations of vote rigging. He's also pressed the Trump administration to respond aggressively to Russia's interference in the 2016 USA presidential election. President Donald Trump is being criticized by Sen. Tensions between the Moscow and the West continues to mount amid worldwide concern over a nerve gas attack on a former Russian double agent living in England and questions about meddling in elections and ... (more...)
'Special status to Andhra has become a national topic now' 'Special status to Andhra has become a national topic now'
- March 20, 2018

The TDP chief also asked them to have regular interactions with representatives of the national media to project the issues of Andhra Pradesh at the national level. The YSR Congress and the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) will pitch for taking up their notices of no-confidence motion against the Modi government when the Lok Sabha meets Monday amid no signs of a let-up in the deadlock in its proceedings. (more...)

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