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INEC Release Elections Timetable For Next 35 Years, From 2019 INEC Release Elections Timetable For Next 35 Years, From 2019
- March 02, 2018

In 2047, it is February 15 and March 2; in 2051, it is February 18 and March 1; in 2055, it is February 20 and March 6 ". Also, the electoral commission has disclosed that it is on the verge of registering another 42 political parties. Last year, INEC declared the second registration done by Bello at the government house, Lokoja, on May 23, as illegal and a violation of the electoral act. (more...)
Huckabee Caves To Country Music Association Critics Huckabee Caves To Country Music Association Critics
- March 02, 2018

Sandbox Entertainment represents popular artists in country music including Faith Hill (middle). He argued Huckabee's views on LGBTQ rights were "hateful" and threatened to withhold financial support from the organization. He added: "I personally shepherded through legislation that mandated both music AND arts programs for EVERY student in grades 1-12 and taught by fully certified teachers". (more...)
American Airlines to Offer Basic Economy on Europe Flights American Airlines to Offer Basic Economy on Europe Flights
- March 02, 2018

In general, most options and restrictions for transatlantic Basic Economy are similar to those for domestic Basic Economy or for short-haul global Basic Economy such as flights to Canada , although there are a few differences. This will likely lead to confusion for some passengers who might not realize this rule is limited to transatlantic flights and may assume that they may be allowed a full size carry on when traveling on a Basic Economy ticket exclusively in the United States . (more...)
Indian government issues official statement rebuking Trudeau's Sikh terrorist conspiracy theory Indian government issues official statement rebuking Trudeau's Sikh terrorist conspiracy theory
- March 02, 2018

The government on Wednesday said it had nothing to do with the presence of Jaspal Atwal, convicted for an attempt on life of then Punjab Minister Malkiat Singh Sidhu, at an event hosted by the Canadian High Commissioner in Mumbai and any suggestion to the contrary is "unacceptable and baseless". (more...)
Gov. Rick Scott says he does not want to arm Florida's teachers Gov. Rick Scott says he does not want to arm Florida's teachers
- March 02, 2018

Hogg, a 17-year-old student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, has been one of the most prominent student advocates for gun control legislation after a gunman killed 17 people at the school less than two weeks ago. Saturday Stoneman senior David Hogg‏ tweeted , "Let's make a deal DO NOT come to Florida for spring break unless gun legislation is passed". Gov. (more...)
Texas Yale Capital Corp. Buys 3950 Shares of Axon Enterprise Inc (AAXN) Texas Yale Capital Corp. Buys 3950 Shares of Axon Enterprise Inc (AAXN)
- March 02, 2018

For every buyer, there needs to be someone who sold them the shares they bought, just as there must be a buyer in order for a seller to get rid of his or her shares. The ability of a company to meet up with its short-term obligations and be able to clear its longer-term debts is measured using Liquidity and leverage ratios. (more...)
Mortgage Rates Rise 8 Consecutive Weeks in US Mortgage Rates Rise 8 Consecutive Weeks in US
- March 02, 2018

A year ago at this time, the 15-year FRM averaged 3.32%. Meanwhile, other lenders that traditionally have lower rates, including Huntington and Geauga Savings, were at 4.5 percent today. The pace of Americans signing contracts to buy homes fell 4.7 percent in January to its lowest leavel in more than three years, due to a lack of homes for sale, higher prices and rising mortgage rates, the National Association of Realtors reported Wednesday. (more...)
Donald Trump to impose 25% import tariff on steel, aluminium Donald Trump to impose 25% import tariff on steel, aluminium
- March 02, 2018

TARIFF TROUBLE: In his latest move to follow through on campaign promises of an "America First" trade policy, Trump told industry executives he planned to levy penalties of 25 percent on imported steel and 10 percent on aluminum imports. However, there was no immediate response to Mr Trump's announcement that he will increase duties on steel and aluminium imports. A trade war would threaten one of the key reasons investors were optimistic about stocks coming into 2018: that the global ... (more...)
Snow hits Shropshire as Beast from the East sets in Snow hits Shropshire as Beast from the East sets in
- March 02, 2018

Europe's cold snap comes as the Arctic experiences record-high temperatures, prompting scientists to ask if global warming may be playing a role in turning things upside down. The Fori Imperiali is covered by snow during a snowfall in Rome, Italy, on February 26, 2018. Freezing weather also limited traffic and closed down schools in Croatia, with snow falling even along the Adriatic coast. (more...)
White House admits lax handling of classified info White House admits lax handling of classified info
- March 02, 2018

Kelly appears to be kidding, but is he? "We worked with him closely", Kelly said. Kelly became DHS secretary when Trump took office, and took over the White House chief of staff position from Reince Priebus six months later. White House Communications Director Hope Hicks resigned Wednesday. He tried to cover up the information. Porter resigned before the photograph emerged. (more...)
Refuse and recycling collections cancelled in Warwick district today Refuse and recycling collections cancelled in Warwick district today
- March 02, 2018

Green bins not collected today (Friday, March 2) will be done on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, March 8 to 10. No recycling in blue bins will be collected next week. Services booked for bulky collection on Wednesday, March 7 will run as normal. Do not put your garden waste bin/sacks out. Recycling collections will return to normal on Monday, March 5. (more...)
Bakambu finally joins Guoan after transfer saga Bakambu finally joins Guoan after transfer saga
- March 02, 2018

One day before the CSL transfer deadline, an agreement has been reached and Bakambu's move has been confirmed after he has penned a four-year contract at the club. "We had to decipher and assimilate the new federation rules to know how to we should respond", Li said. Beijing, who finished ninth last season, start their campaign on Sunday when they travel to face Shandong Luneng. (more...)
Luka Modric faces false testimony charges in Croatia Luka Modric faces false testimony charges in Croatia
- March 02, 2018

Agence France-Presse (h/t Yahoo ) reported prosecutors say the midfielder gave a false testimony in the June tribunal. From there he joined Real Madrid in 2012. Croatia play in Group D along with Argentina, Iceland and Nigeria. Last October, Modric was named, for the third time, to the FIFA FIFPro team selected by thousands of professional players. (more...)
Sushma Swaraj discusses bilateral ties with Jordan King Sushma Swaraj discusses bilateral ties with Jordan King
- March 02, 2018

This will be his second visit to India after his visit along with Queen Rania in 2006. The Jordan King will also release a translation of a book " A Thinking Person's Guide to Islam - the Essence of Islam in 12 verses from the Quran". He had appreciated Modi for undertaking a "stand alone" visit to Palestine through Amman and also for Indias strong support to the Palestinian cause. (more...)
Rubio announces senate plan to address gun violence Rubio announces senate plan to address gun violence
- March 02, 2018

Rubio also announced his plan to introduce a "Lie and Try" bill. He is also backing a bipartisan "Lie and Try" bill that requires the Federal Bureau of Investigation to inform states when a prohibited person tries to buy a firearm and fails a background check, so the state can investigate and prosecute the offender, and go after "straw purchases", which is when an individual who can pass a background check buys a firearm to pass it to someone who cannot pass the background check. (more...)
PNB fraud: ED attaches Choksi's properties worth Rs 1217 crore PNB fraud: ED attaches Choksi's properties worth Rs 1217 crore
- March 02, 2018

Sharma was arrested on Wednesday in connection with the fraud case against diamond merchant Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi's Gitanjali group. The premises are believed to be that of Nirav Modi (not in name of the company). The Department of Justice declined to comment on Modi. New Delhi , Mar 1 Shares of Gitanjali Gems plunged further today and settled with losses of over 5 per cent after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) said it has attached 41 properties, valued at over Rs ... (more...)
China firm dismisses report that oil tycoon under probe China firm dismisses report that oil tycoon under probe
- March 02, 2018

Shares in CEFC Anhui International Holding were down 3 percent on Friday morning, after plunging as much as 10 percent on Thursday, the maximum allowed. The party chief had helped CEFC raise money, Caixin reported. Last week, authorities took control of Anbang Insurance Group and said its chairman faced prosecution for "economic crimes". (more...)
Iran plans to give women access to stadiums - Infantino Iran plans to give women access to stadiums - Infantino
- March 02, 2018

FIFA president Gianni Infantino said on Thursday that a two-year diplomatic rift between Saudi Arabia and Iran should not be allowed to get in the way of football. He attended the Tehran derby between Esteghlal and Persepolis, which was played at the 95,000-capacity Azadi Stadium. "It's very clear that politics should stay out of football and football should stay out of politics", Infantino said at a joint news conference in Tehran with Iranian Sport Minister Massoud Soltanifar. (more...)
Egyptian prosecutors promise to take action on 'false news' Egyptian prosecutors promise to take action on 'false news'
- March 02, 2018

In the report, Zubeida's mother said that her daughter had "forcibly disappeared", in what was believed to be an act committed by security services. The decision comes a few days after the BBC published a documentary and a report on enforced disappearances and torture carried out by security forces since President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi came to power in 2014. (more...)
England coach Eddie Jones to avoid public transport after abuse on train England coach Eddie Jones to avoid public transport after abuse on train
- March 02, 2018

It added that the RFU and SRU would be reminded about their players' obligation to uphold the reputation of the tournament. England back Owen Farrell and Scotland No 8 Ryan Wilson have escaped punishment over the alleged tunnel fracas before the Calcutta Cup clash in Edinburgh on Saturday. (more...)
United Kingdom rules out holding second part of inquiry into press ethics United Kingdom rules out holding second part of inquiry into press ethics
- March 02, 2018

In an expected but nevertheless controversial move, the United Kingdom government today confirmed that it will not carry out the second phase of the Leveson Inquiry into press standards. United Kingdom culture secretary Matt Hancock on Thursday said the British government would not go ahead with phase 2 of an investigation into wrongdoings in the newspaper industry despite a recent vote in favor of the probe from the House of Lords. (more...)
Deadly explosion in Leicester: new details Deadly explosion in Leicester: new details
- March 02, 2018

British police say they have arrested three men in connection with an explosion over the weekend in the English city of Leicester that killed five people. "I want to hear from anyone who was near the supermarket at the time and who, thinking back, remembers seeing something that they thought may have been suspicious". (more...)
Ivanka Trump claps for North, South Korean Olympians Ivanka Trump claps for North, South Korean Olympians
- March 02, 2018

Kim told Moon that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wanted to improve ties with Washington and had "ample intentions of holding talks", according to the South Korean president's office. At last month's inter-Korean talks, the North said it would send a 150-member delegation made up of athletes, musicians and cheerleaders to the Paralympics. (more...)
TODAY'S FORECAST: Snow, high near 32 TODAY'S FORECAST: Snow, high near 32
- March 02, 2018

The strongest winds will be Friday morning through Friday afternoon . Winds Friday could gust as high as 55 miles per hour, according to a weather service briefing issued Thursday . The east- southeast winds will become more easterly this weekend with a return to more typical scattered windward and mauka shower activity. But something similar to that would be a plausible high-end scenario for what could happen, minus the wildfires. (more...)
Former Chattanooga school bus driver guilty of 6 counts of negligent homicide Former Chattanooga school bus driver guilty of 6 counts of negligent homicide
- March 02, 2018

The records show Walker answered an incoming phone call at 3:17 p.m. on the day of the crash, the prosecution said. Johnthony Walker faced a 34-count indictment, which included vehicular homicide. The speed limit was 30 miles per hour. "One student said, "(Walker) was going real fast and he hit a garbage bag and we then hit a mailbox, then we flipped over and hit a tree real hard". (more...)
Explosions, gunfire rock Burkina Faso's capital Explosions, gunfire rock Burkina Faso's capital
- March 02, 2018

Four of the suspects were killed at the embassy while at least two others were also killed at the military headquarters, Burkina Faso's Information Minister Remis Fulgance Dandjinou confirmed on state TV. Burkina Faso , a landlocked nation in West Africa, is one of the poorest countries in the world. In January 2016, Islamic extremists attacked another cafe popular with foreigners, killing 30 people. (more...)
2 confirmed dead in shooting at Central Michigan University 2 confirmed dead in shooting at Central Michigan University
- March 02, 2018

The university says the suspect is still at large and is considered armed and risky. A police helicopter is flying overhead to search for the shooter. The dorm has a police presence generally . Two other students have similarly posted that they're hiding in classrooms or staying put. Officials are looking for a black man with short hair, slight build, wearing yellow-colored jeans, a blue hoodie and a pistol tucked in his belt. (more...)
Ancient Native American Burial Site Discovered Off the Coast of Florida Ancient Native American Burial Site Discovered Off the Coast of Florida
- March 02, 2018

Archaeologists, anthropologists and the Seminole Tribe of Florida are developing a plan for the 7,000-year-old area that's under about 20 feet of water. The implications for learning more about how Archaic peoples lived in Florida, the effects of sea-level change on the prehistoric landscape, and the intersection of the two are vast and exciting. (more...)
Candidate rush beats filing deadline Candidate rush beats filing deadline
- March 02, 2018

Democrat Joe Pace, a former three-term Exeter selectman, has announced his candidacy for the seat. Heading into the 2018 election cycle, sitting Governor Greg Abbot is seeking re-election for his second term in office after first being elected in 2014. (more...)
White House Press Briefing with Sarah Huckabee Sanders White House Press Briefing with Sarah Huckabee Sanders
- March 02, 2018

We'll see if President Trump feels it is prudent to continue his seeming crusade against video games after the meeting next week. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters at a press conference that Trump plans to meet with "members of the videogame industry" in order to discuss what they can do about gun violence. (more...)

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