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United Kingdom dismisses European Union offer on Brexit backstop as 'disappointing' United Kingdom dismisses European Union offer on Brexit backstop as 'disappointing'
- March 10, 2019

The United Kingdom's labyrinthine crisis over European Union membership is approaching its finale with an extraordinary array of options including a delay, a last-minute deal, no-deal Brexit, a snap election or even another referendum . "Britain will get its Trump moment". Or, she added, Britain could leave without a deal to soften the shock, a nightmare scenario for many companies. (more...)
Andhra Pradesh and Telangana To Go For Elections on 11th April Andhra Pradesh and Telangana To Go For Elections on 11th April
- March 10, 2019

The Election Commission on March 10 imposed "model code of conduct" with immediate effect for the Lok Sabha elections and announced that "voter verifiable paper audit trail" will be used in all polling stations this time. The election schedules were announced by the full commission led by Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora . Notably, the term of the present Lok Sabha ends on June 3. (more...)
Clashes erupt at anti-Bouteflika protest in Algerian capital Clashes erupt at anti-Bouteflika protest in Algerian capital
- March 10, 2019

M - Algerians protesting against the rule of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika have staged huge demonstrations in the capital, Algiers, and other cities, BBC reports. Further protests have been called for today, Friday 8 March. The medical examinations Bouteflika had been undergoing in Switzerland were almost completed, he said. (more...)
Killer dad Chris Watts' chilling prison cell confession revealed Killer dad Chris Watts' chilling prison cell confession revealed
- March 10, 2019

The alleged details surfaced when investigators met with convicted killer Chris Watts on February 18 at the Dodge Correctional Institution in Waupun, Wisconsin . Watts told investigators he put both daughters in the back of his truck on the bench seat, and he said Bella asked, "Is mommy okay?" He told investigators he then drove Bella, Celeste and the body to an oil site where he worked. (more...)
Ilhan Omar furor reflects intensifying U.S. debate over Israel Ilhan Omar furor reflects intensifying U.S. debate over Israel
- March 10, 2019

The HBO star pivoted to House Democrats, who struggled with a resolution to condemn Omar's criticism of Israel. Later, Maher wondered if Democrats could lose the Jewish vote after President Donald Trump attacked them as the "anti-Israel" and "anti-Jewish" party. (more...)
Celebrate International Women’s Day With The Most Beautiful International Models Celebrate International Women’s Day With The Most Beautiful International Models
- March 10, 2019

Nigit Begum is a 42-year-old beautician and mum from Bristol, she says. West Germans began to mark International Women's Day more widely in the 1970s, after it was officially adopted by the United Nations , and this year Berlin expects to see a mass march to Clara Zetkin's memorial on the central Alexanderplatz Square. (more...)
U.S. troops capture 400 Islamic State militants fleeing Baghouz U.S. troops capture 400 Islamic State militants fleeing Baghouz
- March 10, 2019

This handout image grab from a video released by the Free Burma Rangers on March 7, 2019 shows a makeshift camp in the IS group's last patch of territory in Baghouz. Colonel Sean Ryan, spokesman for the US -led coalition backing the SDF, nevertheless said the global force had "learned not to put any timetables on the last battle". (more...)
Chinese exports fall amid USA tariffs, weak global demand Chinese exports fall amid USA tariffs, weak global demand
- March 10, 2019

The economic superpowers have been locked in a trade battle since last summer, striking out with steep tariffs on more than $360 billion in two-way trade, which is beginning to sap economic growth and business confidence. and other countries are finalized in advance of a presidential summit, leaving leaders to act out public camaraderie following lengthier, more detailed talks between underlings. (more...)
Americans will need visa to visit Europe starting 2021 Americans will need visa to visit Europe starting 2021
- March 10, 2019

Travelers will need to receive confirmation by email before starting their trip so airlines can verify it. Currently, Americans traveling to Europe for 90 days or less don't need a visa. "Completing the online application should not take more than 10 minutes with automatic approval being given in over 95% of cases", the European Commission said in a statement . (more...)
Daylight Saving Time: Should we spring forward and not fall back? Daylight Saving Time: Should we spring forward and not fall back?
- March 10, 2019

Do we still need to do it? Vern Buchanan want to make daylight saving time permanent, eliminating the switch back in the fall. To understand both sides of the issue, it's best to start at the beginning, with the origins of Daylight Saving Time . (more...)
Michael Cohen sues Trump Organization, wants it to cover legal bills Michael Cohen sues Trump Organization, wants it to cover legal bills
- March 10, 2019

The statement appears to contradict Cohen's sworn testimony last week at a House Oversight Committee hearing that he had never asked for , and would not accept, a pardon from Trump. Ryan left the impression in separate discussions with Trump Organization attorneys Alan Futerfas and Alan Garten that promise of a pardon would keep Cohen from cooperating with New York-based federal prosecutors. (more...)
Saudi Arabia presents to mediate between Pakistan, India Saudi Arabia presents to mediate between Pakistan, India
- March 09, 2019

Pakistan had also captured Indian pilot Abhinandan alive last week who was later handed over to India as a gesture of peace - an action widely praised by the global community. "China has followed these principles in its mediation efforts, and played a constructive role in defusing tensions", he said. The Indian jets were chased away after " Pakistan Air Force immediately scrambled" and released their "payload in haste while escaping which fell near Balakot", Inter-Services Public ... (more...)
Midwestern populist Sen. Sherrod Brown decides against running for president Midwestern populist Sen. Sherrod Brown decides against running for president
- March 09, 2019

Brown's central campaign issues included a higher minimum wage, increasing the earned income tax benefit, expanding health coverage under the Affordable Care Act, reducing drug prices, and paid family leave. Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg also confirmed he wouldn't be running. Brown "comes from and connects to the heartland in a remarkable way. (more...)
22 'Terrorist Training Camps Run in Pakistan', No Action Taken - Indian Official 22 'Terrorist Training Camps Run in Pakistan', No Action Taken - Indian Official
- March 09, 2019

The Newspaper in its editorial says that the situation could have easily escalated, but Prime Minister Imran Khan returned the pilot to India, in what was seen as a good-will gesture, called for talks and promised an investigation into the bombing . (more...)
Nirav Modi spotted in London with 10,0000 Pound Ostrich hide jacket Nirav Modi spotted in London with 10,0000 Pound Ostrich hide jacket
- March 09, 2019

The Telegraph reported, "Modi appears to have adopted a surprisingly nonchalant attitude to his fugitive status, walking his small dog each day between his apartment and the diamond company's office in a townhouse in Soho, just a few hundred yards from his Centre Point home,". (more...)
USA urges Pakistan to take 'sustained, irreversible' actions against terrorists USA urges Pakistan to take 'sustained, irreversible' actions against terrorists
- March 09, 2019

Pakistan should take "verifiable and credible steps against terrorist organisations and terrorists" allegedly acting on its territory, the Hindustan Times cited an unnamed Indian official as saying on Friday. The prime minister asserted that it was important to maintain harmony. But Khan said there was a huge desire to build a peaceful and stable Pakistan. (more...)
Man Killed By Lion He Kept At Home Man Killed By Lion He Kept At Home
- March 09, 2019

Michal Prasek , 34, was found dead by his father in the lion's cage on February 5, which had been locked from the inside. She explained that the shootings were " absolutely necessary for them to get to the man ". Moreover, authorities could not forcibly remove the lions because there was no safe place to relocate them and there was no evidence of animal cruelty. (more...)
Bill Shine Resigns as White House Communications Advisor Bill Shine Resigns as White House Communications Advisor
- March 09, 2019

Asked why he was there, he declined to answer. Earlier this week, the Trump campaign announced it was beefing up its communication team with more hires. There has not been a White House press briefing since January 28. Shine succeeded Hope Hicks as communications director. "Thank you to Bill and his wonderful family!" the president said. (more...)
Chinese telecoms giant Huawei sues United States over ban Chinese telecoms giant Huawei sues United States over ban
- March 09, 2019

The embattled telecoms maker filed a complaint in a federal court in Texas on Thursday against the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), part of which prevents federal agencies and their contractors from procuring equipment and services from the Chinese firm. (more...)
Manning in Custody After Refusing to Testify in WikiLeaks Case Manning in Custody After Refusing to Testify in WikiLeaks Case
- March 08, 2019

While speaking before Friday's hearing, Manning said she doesn't believe in the grand jury process and she has already revealed everything she knows. "I will exhaust every legal remedy available", she said. Unlike normal judicial proceedings, anyone called in front of a grand jury can not have legal representation present in the room when they answer questions. (more...)
SDF deny claim Shamima Begum's son has died, saying 'leaks are fake' SDF deny claim Shamima Begum's son has died, saying 'leaks are fake'
- March 08, 2019

He was a British Citizen", her family's lawyer Tasnime Akunjee wrote on Twitter. Mustafa Bali said the news was fake with the baby "alive and healthy". The Foreign Office has been contacted for confirmation of the baby's reported death. Whilst the Home Office can not make her stateless, they are able to revoke her citizenship if she is found to have acted "in a manner which is seriously prejudicial to the vital interests of the U" and if he claims to have "reasonable grounds for believing ... (more...)
Better bundle up, Met Éireann are forecasting snow for this weekend Better bundle up, Met Éireann are forecasting snow for this weekend
- March 08, 2019

Wind: NE/N 5-10. Low: 34. For now, across Scotland , N. Ireland, northern England and north Wales it's a rather cloudy, windy and, in places, wet morning commute, with showers or longer spells of rain swirling around an area of low pressure just to the east. (more...)
News of Failed Summit Trickles into N.Korea News of Failed Summit Trickles into N.Korea
- March 08, 2019

Meteorology experts in the South said the quake was likely to be caused by a mine explosion. A North Korean long-range rocket launch site appears to have resumed "normal operation status", U.S. Central Intelligence Agency director Gina Haspel said in late January that North Korea remains committed to developing long-range missiles despite its denuclearisation talks with the US. (more...)
Global stocks rise on reports US, China close to trade deal Global stocks rise on reports US, China close to trade deal
- March 08, 2019

That left MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan with gains of 0.3 percent. A deal might be completed in time to be signed by Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping this month, the reports said. Amid a slew of economic data expected this week, investors will be closely watching the February non-farm payrolls report due on Friday to gauge the strength of the US labor market. (more...)
Democrats bar Fox from hosting primary candidate debates Democrats bar Fox from hosting primary candidate debates
- March 08, 2019

The party chairman, Tom Perez , said he has concluded that the network isn't in a position to host a fair and neutral debate. The report also cited sources who suggested that during the 2016 campaign, then-candidate Trump may been tipped off about some of the questions he would be asked during a Fox News-hosted debate. (more...)
Southfield church offers ashes to go on Ash Wednesday Southfield church offers ashes to go on Ash Wednesday
- March 08, 2019

Wednesday morning. Some stopped by Our Lady of Guadalupe in St. Joseph to mark the start of Lent - the 40-day period of abstinence and self-restraint leading up to Easter . I just had a lady say, 'I just moved here. By the fourth century it had become tradition for the Pope to visit a church in every part of Rome during Lent to celebrate Mass with the faithful of his diocese. (more...)
Erdogan enrages North Atlantic Treaty Organisation by seeking new Russian arms Erdogan enrages North Atlantic Treaty Organisation by seeking new Russian arms
- March 08, 2019

U.S. officials have suggested that Turkey should buy U.S. Patriot missiles rather than the Russian system, arguing the S-400 is incompatible with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation systems. "We've agreed with the Russians, we will go into joint production". The S-500 system was created to replace S-400. In an interview with broadcaster Kanal 24 , Erdogan said it would be "immoral" for Turkey to turn back from its deal with Russian Federation. (more...)
Sen. Marco Rubio wants Daylight Saving Time year-round for all of US Sen. Marco Rubio wants Daylight Saving Time year-round for all of US
- March 08, 2019

Rep. If the Florida senators get their way, this Sunday will be the last time America has to change their clocks. If there was no daylight-saving time , some Texans might lose their favorite part of the year - when it's light later in the evening. (more...)
At sentencing hearing, Trump ex-aide Manafort asks judge for mercy At sentencing hearing, Trump ex-aide Manafort asks judge for mercy
- March 08, 2019

U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III issued a sentence Thursday of only 47 months for Paul Manafort , President Donald Trump's former campaign chair, who has been found guilty on multiple counts in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation. (more...)
Civilians pour out of Islamic State's last Syrian stronghold Civilians pour out of Islamic State's last Syrian stronghold
- March 08, 2019

An SDF spokesman said thousands had been evacuated from the crumbling extremist bastion since his force dialled down its advance. Around 3,000 were evacuated on Monday. Robert Mardini of the International Committee for the Red Cross said in NY that the population in the camp has risen from 34,000 at the beginning of December to 45,000 now. (more...)

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