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Alleged Russian 'Cocaine' Smuggler Detained in Germany Alleged Russian 'Cocaine' Smuggler Detained in Germany
- March 04, 2018

The Russian diplomatic mission to Uruguay says the embassy had nothing to do with the Argentinian "drug smuggling case". It sounds like a thriller: almost half a ton of cocaine was hidden in bags at the Russian Embassy's school in Buenos Aires before being loaded on a Russian government plane bound for Moscow. (more...)
Europe will hit back at 'unacceptable' U.S. tariffs: French minister Europe will hit back at 'unacceptable' U.S. tariffs: French minister
- March 04, 2018

The European Commission has taken note of the announcement by the President of the United States of the imposition of restrictions in the form of an import surcharge on EU exports to the USA of steel and aluminium. He spoke after Canadian foreign minister Chrystia Freeland said "Canada will take responsive measures to defend its trade interests and workers". Trade wars "aren't good for anyone", he said in Paris. (more...)
Oklahoma State basketball finishes season sweep of Kansas Oklahoma State basketball finishes season sweep of Kansas
- March 04, 2018

Kansas (12-18), the 9 seed, held the lead for the first three quarters of play and half of the fourth quarter until Goth and Page wrapped 3-pointers around a Kansas miss for a 59-all tie. With the regular season now complete, Kansas will turn its attention to the Big 12 Tournament, which is scheduled to begin next week at the Sprint Center. (more...)
Artists BTS Rapper J-Hope Needs To Collaborate With ASAP Artists BTS Rapper J-Hope Needs To Collaborate With ASAP
- March 04, 2018

The South Korean rapper has overtaken fellow idol rapper G-Dragon of Big Bang, who held the record for 8 months after the release of his EP " Kwon Jiyong ". Congratulations are in order for J-Hope on his incredible achievement. The completion of the mixtape took more than a year. His mixtape secured the top spot in 63 countries, including the United States, Canada, Brazil, and Australia upon its release. (more...)
Great potential in India-Jordan bilateral trade: Kovind Great potential in India-Jordan bilateral trade: Kovind
- March 04, 2018

Asserting that no religion preached hatred or violence, Jehangir said all faiths taught tolerance and Jammu and Kashmir was always an abode of tolerance. This has been possible because of the stellar and visionary leadership of King Abdullah II. "India would like to walk together with you in the work done by you in the area of de-radicalisation", the prime minister said. (more...)
Ashley Westwood steps down Ashley Westwood steps down
- March 04, 2018

Westwood had replaced Manchester United legend Teddy Sheringham, who had quit in the last week of January. Westwood however, can only manage the club for three matches as he does not meet the criteria of a 'marquee coach, ' according to Indian Super League (ISL) rules. (more...)
Monett police issue warrant to arrest teen after making threats to school Monett police issue warrant to arrest teen after making threats to school
- March 04, 2018

An unidentified student was removed from the school and police started their investigation with assistance from school officials, Coady said. About 30 students have already said they're going to walkout and that number is expected to rise. (more...)
'More snow on its way': Deadly storm paralyses Europe 'More snow on its way': Deadly storm paralyses Europe
- March 04, 2018

A night out on the lash isn't worth losing your life. The number of Friday cancellations stands at 67 at Glasgow Airport, which was closed on Wednesday and Thursday. Thousands of drivers across the country are stranded in freezing temperatures as police urge people not to travel. Intense blizzards from Siberia and bitterly cold Storm Emma claimed the lives of 16 people across the United Kingdom this week. (more...)
Louisiana House puts off 'do or die' tax votes until Sunday Louisiana House puts off 'do or die' tax votes until Sunday
- March 04, 2018

The quarter-cent tax vote was 38 for and 67 against, 32 votes short of the required 70 votes. The Edwards administration and the House GOP leadership have refused to say what they'd want to cut in the budget if it came to that. The Legislative Black Caucus opposed the sales tax increase because it was temporary and insufficient to wipe out the deficit. Metairie Rep. Cameron Henry, who is head of the House Appropriations Committee, and New Orleans Rep. (more...)
German economists expect SPD members to vote for German economists expect SPD members to vote for "grand coalition"
- March 04, 2018

With the SPD's 464,000 members promised the final say on whether to enter a new "grand coalition" with her conservatives, 120 volunteers arrived at party headquarters to count the truckloads of ballots delivered on Saturday afternoon. A rejection would hand the initiative to President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, who could push for a minority government, further talks or a new election. (more...)
Three charged over Leicester shop blast that left five dead Three charged over Leicester shop blast that left five dead
- March 04, 2018

The remains of five people were recovered from the wreckage and other people were injured. Two more had been earlier arrested in connection with the blast. The fifth body is still to be formally identified but is believed to be Mary, officers said. The others killed in the explosion and ensuing fire on February 25 include 18-year-old Leah Beth Reek, Shane's girlfriend, and 22-year-old Viktorija Ijevleva, a shop-worker at the Polish mini-supermarket. (more...)
Strong winds, rain, flooding expected to hit Boston Friday Strong winds, rain, flooding expected to hit Boston Friday
- March 04, 2018

Heavy rain of one to four inches is expected across parts of New Jersey; Long Island, New York , Connecticut, and MA. Some 1.8 million customers remained without power throughout the eastern United States on Saturday , and communities on the New England coast faced more flooding a day after a powerful storm snapped trees, downed wires and killed at least seven people. (more...)
China's top paper says Xi Jinping won't necessarily serve for life China's top paper says Xi Jinping won't necessarily serve for life
- March 04, 2018

Many of China's intellectuals have encouraged the legislature to strike down the proposal to life the constitutional term limits. According to Hong Kong media reports , top officials at the news agency have since been punished over this "serious error". (more...)
N. Korea open to talks with U.S., but slams new sanctions N. Korea open to talks with U.S., but slams new sanctions
- March 04, 2018

South Korea, a close USA ally, has engaged in a flurry of talks with North Korean officials since January, hoping to use the South's just-concluded Winter Olympics as a catalyst for rapprochement. The North's delegation also agreed that "South-North relations and U.S". The North Korean leader later said he wanted to boost a "warm climate of reconciliation and dialogue". (more...)
Nor'easter slams East Coast with heavy rain, strong winds Nor'easter slams East Coast with heavy rain, strong winds
- March 04, 2018

New York , the most populous U.S. city and home to 8.5 million people, was expected to avoid heavy snow but was forecast to receive two to three inches (six centimeters) of rain and wet snow, with gusts of up to 60 miles per hour (96 kilometers per hour). (more...)
Guterres conveys condolences to Bangladesh, Mali over killing of four United Nations peacekeepers Guterres conveys condolences to Bangladesh, Mali over killing of four United Nations peacekeepers
- March 04, 2018

The troops were driving on a road linking the towns of Boni and Douentza in the Mopti region, where six Malian soldiers were killed in a similar incident a day earlier, reports Reuters quoting an official statement of the United Nations mission (MINUSMA) stationed in Mali. (more...)
'Teacher' guilty of recruiting 'army of children' for London attacks 'Teacher' guilty of recruiting 'army of children' for London attacks
- March 04, 2018

Umar Haque, 25, was accused of radicalizing children at two schools and a mosque, making them re-enact deadly attacks on London and role-play attacks on police officers; he even exposed the children to gruesome videos of beheadings, Reuters reported . (more...)
MSF Suspends Medical Activities in Rann Following Attack MSF Suspends Medical Activities in Rann Following Attack
- March 04, 2018

A member of Civilian JTF, who craved anonymity, told The Guardian that eight soldiers were killed in the attack. A statement from the International Organization for Migration, a United Nations agency, said militants armed with automatic weapons, rocket-propelled grenades and gun trucks attacked the base in Rann on Thursday. (more...)
Rain and wet snow today with damaging wind gusts through tonight Rain and wet snow today with damaging wind gusts through tonight
- March 04, 2018

Snow will gradually end this evening , but the strong winds will continue through the night, with some blustery breezes even lingering through much of the upcoming weekend. As expected, the Poconos got clobbered with the most snow, with widespread totals of 6 to 12 inches throughout the Poconos as well as northwestern New Jersey. (more...)
Saudi crown prince to pay three-day visit to Egypt Saudi crown prince to pay three-day visit to Egypt
- March 04, 2018

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz received on Friday in Riyadh the Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri. He is also due to hold talks with powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, whose impact on the kingdom's policies has steadily expanded since his appointment as heir to the throne in June. (more...)
Sharma grabs second-round lead in Mexico Sharma grabs second-round lead in Mexico
- March 04, 2018

Sharma entered the week already ranked first on the European Tour after two early-season victories but it would be fair to suggest he was not a name on everyone's lips pre-tournament. After starting with a birdie he carded bogeys at the fourth and eighth to go out in one over par before quite an eventful back nine. Overall she had four birdies, five bogeys and one double in her 74. (more...)
U.S. urged to 'lower bar' on nuclear demands for North talks U.S. urged to 'lower bar' on nuclear demands for North talks
- March 03, 2018

Trump spoke about North Korea at an annual White House meeting with the nation's governors after a North Korean envoy sent a message through South Korea on Sunday. Instead, North Korea should show that it is willing to use any opportunity for dialogue to make progress in its denuclearisation, Yonhap said, quoting Mr Marc Knapper, the United States acting ambassador in South Korea. (more...)
BJP used money, muscle power to win Tripura: CPI-M's Sitaram Yechury BJP used money, muscle power to win Tripura: CPI-M's Sitaram Yechury
- March 03, 2018

Adityanath, who was in Gorakhpur , hailed the victory and termed it "historical". He also said that the "people of Meghalaya , Nagaland and Tripura have spoken!" During his campaign for the Gujarat Assembly elections in November 2017, the Prime Minister paused his speech for Azaan . (more...)
Dispatchers confirm suspect in CMU shooting in police custody Dispatchers confirm suspect in CMU shooting in police custody
- March 03, 2018

He was wearing a blue jumper at the time of the shooting but articles of clothing were found strewn along the railroad tracks, according to police. "My sincerest condolences go out to the family of Bellwood Police Officer James Davis Sr and his wife who were shot and killed". (more...)
Cetera Advisor Networks LLC Invests $227000 in Mylan (NASDAQ:MYL)
- March 03, 2018

Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 5 of analysts who cover BBY having a buy-equivalent rating. Leerink Swann also issued estimates for Mylan's Q4 2018 earnings at $1.64 EPS, FY2019 earnings at $5.90 EPS and FY2020 earnings at $6.50 EPS. (more...)
What Rhode Island Can Teach The US About Fighting The Opioid Crisis
- March 03, 2018

He mentioned an "Opioids Code-a-thon" in December that was organized to help programmers created new prevention tools such as apps that use available data to "monitor risky opioid prescribing and help providers assess their own prescribing levels", and compare them with their peers. (more...)
U.S. should lower 'threshold for talks' with N. Korea: Seoul U.S. should lower 'threshold for talks' with N. Korea: Seoul
- March 03, 2018

The all-female 229-strong contingent has often been touted as North Korea's "charm offensive" aimed to dissuade the worldwide community's worries over its nuclear plans. The US president raised North Korea at an annual White House meeting with the nation's governors after a North Korean envoy sent a message through South Korea on Sunday. (more...)
Police say Central Michigan student used father's gun to kill parents Police say Central Michigan student used father's gun to kill parents
- March 03, 2018

Police say the gun used in a shooting at a Central Michigan University dormitory that left a student's parents dead was registered to the suspect's dad. Neighbors said Diva Davis was a "wonderful mother", the station reported. "That's traumatic", Michigan Governor Rick Snyder said at a news conference hours after the Friday morning shooting. (more...)
Man shoots himself near White House, law enforcement source says Man shoots himself near White House, law enforcement source says
- March 03, 2018

Donald Trump was in Mar-a-Lago, Florida at the time of the incident and was due to return to Washington DC later on Saturday. The Secret Service said a man shot himself outside the White House and medical personnel are on the scene. U.S. Secret Service responded to the sound of shots fired. The incident Saturday came just over a week after a 35-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly ramming a vehicle into a security barrier outside the White House. (more...)
Monster nor'easter pummels East Coast; at least 7 dead Monster nor'easter pummels East Coast; at least 7 dead
- March 03, 2018

The storm morphed into a " bomb cyclone " late Friday morning when it underwent so-called bombogenesis, signalled by an extreme drop in atmospheric pressure. Michelle Shaffer, 45, of Hull, Massachusetts evacuated Thursday night to higher ground, she told CNN affiliate WCVB . Winds will be so ferocious that the Port Authority of NY and New Jersey is securing cranes at a LaGuardia Airport construction project. (more...)

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