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Debate begins over ousting Colorado lawmaker Debate begins over ousting Colorado lawmaker
- March 03, 2018

Colorado lawmakers will convene Thursday to debate the merits of an independent investigation that the House majority leader says found sexual misconduct allegations against a state representative to be credible. He asked his colleagues Friday for a formal committee investigation, saying a previous outside review that concluded the claims were credible was flawed. (more...)
White House Disputes Report Trump Is Backing Off Gun Age Restriction White House Disputes Report Trump Is Backing Off Gun Age Restriction
- March 03, 2018

Sanders also said Trump was committed to ensuring the safety of schools and communities and wanted to hear "ideas from Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs". The designation means Macron will be welcomed to the White House with a South Lawn arrival ceremony. Ivanka mostly got great reviews for that performance, though Olympic silver medalist skier Gus Kenworth, via Twitter, wondered during the Closing Ceremony,"tf is she doing here??" "The president feels in terms of his employment that ... (more...)
2 bills killed to duck vote on guns, but may return 2 bills killed to duck vote on guns, but may return
- March 03, 2018

Sen. Grant Burgoyne, D-Boise, who like Lakey is an attorney, said he had no problem with writing the case law and jury instructions into statute, but he said the bill also changes the burden of proof. Rep. Martin LaLonde, D-South Burlington, proposed the amendments approved by the House Judiciary Committee Thursday night. Senate Bill 33 would have provided an exception to a ban on guns on school property for churches that also have a connected school. (more...)
Europe blasted by 'Beast from the East' Europe blasted by 'Beast from the East'
- March 03, 2018

Maidenhead-based meteorologist Dr Roger Brugge, of Reading University, has shed light on the so-called "Beast from the East" which has seen temperatures plummet across the United Kingdom and many areas crippled by snow . According to the Associated Press , Rome's transportation network was "crippled" as heavy snow fell. The Fori Imperiali is covered by snow during a snowfall in Rome, Italy. (more...)
Burkina Faso: Car bomb targets military headquarters Burkina Faso: Car bomb targets military headquarters
- March 03, 2018

Panicked residents fled the city center on foot or motorbikes as dozens of Burkina Faso special forces and armored vehicles took up positions in the area. Sporadic gunfire can still be heard and the Burkinabe police said one attacker had been surrounded at the city's main market. He urged people to avoid the city center. (more...)
Italy left guessing over Sunday's election outcome: 3 possible scenarios Italy left guessing over Sunday's election outcome: 3 possible scenarios
- March 03, 2018

Ultimately, it is President Sergio Mattarella who makes the choice. But earlier, the former prime minister attempted to play down speculation of severe divisions between him and Salvini, as well as Giorgia Meloni of the Brothers of Italy (FdI). (more...)
Trump announces 2020 Re-Election Campaign Manager Trump announces 2020 Re-Election Campaign Manager
- March 03, 2018

You'd think a president who claims to have accomplished 64 percent of his agenda after one year in office wouldn't need a second term, but President Trump has been officially running for re-election since literally the day he was sworn in, and on Tuesday he named a campaign manager, Brad Parscale . (more...)
Steel, aluminum tariffs to cover all U.S. trade partners: Ross Steel, aluminum tariffs to cover all U.S. trade partners: Ross
- March 03, 2018

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross indicated Friday the planned imposition of stiff tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum will cover all trading partners of the United States. He used the example of the Keystone Pipeline project, which could increase in price by $300 million because of the tariffs. "And what they did, they bought a lot of their steel from India prior to the president putting in the "Buy America, build America" thing, so what they were doing was profiteering off dumped steel". (more...)
Cong maintains narrow lead, Mukul Sangma ahead Cong maintains narrow lead, Mukul Sangma ahead
- March 03, 2018

Similar to the counting in Tripura, the initial trends in Meghalaya suggest a close race in the state, which has a 60-member Assembly. NPP candidate daughter of late Purno Sangma, Agatha Sangma and son James Sangma are leading from their constituencies. (more...)
NRA up in arms over President Trump's plan to seize guns NRA up in arms over President Trump's plan to seize guns
- March 03, 2018

The lobbyist, Chris Cox , posted on Twitter just after 9 p.m. that he met with Mr. Trump and Mr. Pence, saying that "we all want safe schools, mental health reform and to keep guns away from risky people". The President called for expanding background checks, taking guns away from mentally ill people, banning bump stocks and restricting people under the age of 21 from buying guns. (more...)
Trump, Pence 'don't want gun control,' NRA's chief lobbyist says after meeting Trump, Pence 'don't want gun control,' NRA's chief lobbyist says after meeting
- March 03, 2018

The answers are not exactly what you would expect. Sen. Pat Toomey , R-Pa., said Thursday that President Donald Trump's suggestion to "take the guns first, go through due process second", in the case of potentially risky individuals, took "my breath away". (more...)
Ah here, Met Eireann have issued a new red weather warning Ah here, Met Eireann have issued a new red weather warning
- March 03, 2018

All schools and colleges in Lenister and Munster will be closed on Thursday and Friday due to the freezing weather conditions that have gripped the country. Widespread frost is also expected overnight. Matthews, who run 133 services a day between the north east and Dublin, say the company will continue to review the situation and passengers will be kept updated through the Matthews.ie Facebook page . (more...)
M80 fully reopens after drivers stranded in travel chaos
- March 03, 2018

He said that people should consider leaving work early if they are able to do so, because of the red warning. "That's a combination of the intensity of the snow , but also the fact that we have had quite a number of jack-knifed lorries on that particular stretch of the road and the minute that happens the road gets blocked and nobody can get through". (more...)
Morneau speaks with United States treasury secretary about possible tariffs Morneau speaks with United States treasury secretary about possible tariffs
- March 03, 2018

A tariff , in plain terms, is a tax on goods coming into a country. One veteran analyst says tariffs are bad economics - but that's not what scares him most . "The administration's desire to challenge other countries' trade violations is an important goal for free and fair trade, but a broadly applied tariff could spark a potential trade war that zaps consumer spending and American exports". (more...)
Megyn Kelly Grills Vladimir Putin on Russian Nuclear Weapons Tests Megyn Kelly Grills Vladimir Putin on Russian Nuclear Weapons Tests
- March 03, 2018

Putin said that any nuclear attack against Russia or its allies would be considered an attack, and that the Russian army "would respond accordingly". The seriousness of the developments in the Russian nuclear program are under some question, and Putin's vague "we're still working on them" isn't going to impress anyone further. (more...)
Kerala's famous Attukal Pongala clouded by outrage over Kuthiyottam Kerala's famous Attukal Pongala clouded by outrage over Kuthiyottam
- March 03, 2018

They said it was unfortunate that Sreelekha came up with the blog when the festivities had reached their peak. "Blood comes out. A thread will be symbolically knotted through the hooks to symbolise their bond with divinity". Boys take cold water dips during Kuthiyottam . "But I did not know that the boys would be pierced with a hook till previous year, when my personal security officer told me about the difficulties faced by his son", she told Scroll.in. (more...)
Man Stabbed 50 Times, Beaten With Rods For Protesting Holi Hooliganism Man Stabbed 50 Times, Beaten With Rods For Protesting Holi Hooliganism
- March 03, 2018

The cops have registered a formal complaint against the unknown men. Locals say that the police arrived at the crime scene at least an hour late. For the next few minutes horror unfolded, as the men stabbed Ashish repeatedly and beat him with rods. (more...)
Is upcoming coastal storm a sure sign of spring for Lehigh Valley? Is upcoming coastal storm a sure sign of spring for Lehigh Valley?
- March 03, 2018

A nor'easter pounded the Atlantic coast with hurricane-force winds and sideways rain and snow Friday , flooding streets, grounding flights, stopping trains and leaving 1.6 million customers without power from North Carolina to Maine. High winds are expected to continue throughout the night, according to the National Weather Service. "Likely flooding will take place through three tide cycles from late Friday morning into Saturday afternoon". (more...)
Dublin supermarket is looted using machinery Dublin supermarket is looted using machinery
- March 03, 2018

The frantic and somewhat frightening scenes apparently occurred after 4pm this afternoon when a group of looters robbed a Lidl store in Foutunestown. The group allegedly used angle-grinders to cut through shutters before stealing alcohol and a safe during the raid in Tallaght, Dublin on Friday night. (more...)
DC students to swarm the Senate in gun control push DC students to swarm the Senate in gun control push
- March 03, 2018

Currently, many firearm purchases online or at gun shows do not require background checks. What is the President saying on guns? The efforts in Congress comes as Trump has floated his own shifting ideas on gun safety, including a proposal for arming teachers that has support from the National Rifle Association , but few backers on Capitol Hill. (more...)
European Union control over Northern Ireland is a 'wise' Brexit solution, Brussels claims European Union control over Northern Ireland is a 'wise' Brexit solution, Brussels claims
- March 03, 2018

And warning of a lack of progress in other areas of the talks, he said he was ready to meet his British counterpart David Davis urgently. Such checks are, according to the European Union, needed because Britain will no longer be subject to the bloc's rules on, for example, animal health and other standards and Brexit will create a land border with the EU. (more...)
Billy Graham's body arrives back in NC ahead of Friday's funeral Billy Graham's body arrives back in NC ahead of Friday's funeral
- March 03, 2018

Rev. "Our position is that Graham should not lie in honor", they wrote in a statement. I know that I am not the only one saddened by the death of Rev. Monday-Tuesday, Feb. 26-27 - Public visitation was held at The Graham Homeplace at the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte. Dagher is the founding pastor of the Karantina Alliance Church founder of the Christian Alliance Institute of Theology in Beirut, Lebanon. (more...)
US Determines N.Korea Used Chemical Weapons US Determines N.Korea Used Chemical Weapons
- March 03, 2018

But it comes almost one year after Kim's half-brother died at an worldwide airport in Malaysia in an attack authorities said used VX nerve agent. It was posted on the website of the Federal Register and takes effect Monday. North Korean defectors have charged that such chemicals have been used against prisoners and disabled people inside the authoritarian nation. North Korea on Thursday denied reports that it is helping Syria build chemical weapons, the Korean Central News Agency ... (more...)
Greek soldiers nabbed on Turkish border arrested on espionage charges Greek soldiers nabbed on Turkish border arrested on espionage charges
- March 03, 2018

A river marks most of the border between Turkey and Greece, and a fence runs along much of the land section. Earlier Friday, the Greek army said Greek and Turkish authorities were in contact and undertaking procedures to return the soldiers to Greece. (more...)
Democrat Schumer to Trump on guns: Follow your instincts Democrat Schumer to Trump on guns: Follow your instincts
- March 03, 2018

About an hour later, Trump appeared to endorse Cox's version of events with a tweet of his own: "Good (Great) meeting in the Oval Office tonight with the NRA! ". With regard to President Trump's will, Sanders dodged the question, and instead offered up the video game industry as a potentially more malleable target. (more...)
Egyptian officers killed in Sinai Peninsula Egyptian officers killed in Sinai Peninsula
- March 03, 2018

They 13 militants killed were seizing a number of weapons and satellite devices used to communicate with, according to the statement. At least two officers of Egyptian Army have been killed during military operations against militant groups based in the Sinai Peninsula of Egypt . (more...)
Five people caught in Tahoe-area avalanche Five people caught in Tahoe-area avalanche
- March 03, 2018

Five people were caught in the avalanche. Three men and two women were caught in the avalanche that happened near the Olympic Lady ski lift. According to the Placer County Sheriff's Office, the body of 42-year old Wenyu Zhang of Rocklin was found the morning of March 2, 2018 by Squaw Valley Ski Patrol using a tracker program used by the resort. (more...)
Trump, Merkel concerned over Putin's new weapons Trump, Merkel concerned over Putin's new weapons
- March 03, 2018

She also reiterated the fact that the alliance would remain vigilant in using its military forces to deter foreign aggression directed at alliance members. The US White House and Pentagon have dismissed Russia's new nuclear arsenal as "no surprise". One user took to Twitter to mercilessly mock the Russian president, comparing his new arsenal to the evil Empire's Death Star of the Star Wars universe. (more...)
Theresa May gives United Kingdom the "hard facts" of Brexit
- March 03, 2018

These are the free movement of goods, capital, services and - crucially - people, the latter point entailing open borders. The prime minister suggested that there would be hard days ahead, and inevitable points of disagreement. May did eventually outline some of the things she wants. In a blow to the highly-influential City of London , Prime Minister put an end to the possibility of Britain retaining its financial passporting arrangement with the European Union after it has left the bloc. (more...)
Will Brazil take on greater role in Israeli-Palestinian… Will Brazil take on greater role in Israeli-Palestinian…
- March 03, 2018

The money is not meant to "buy" Palestinian acceptance of the peace plan, they stressed. According to Wednesday's report, the United States plan requires the Palestinians to give up their demand for a "right of return" for Palestinian refugees and their descendants to their former homes inside Israel. (more...)

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