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Winter storm unleashes deadly weather chaos in US Winter storm unleashes deadly weather chaos in US
- March 05, 2018

Just hours earlier, heavy winds led to the deaths of eight people in Virginia , Maryland , New York , Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and Rhode Island , authorities said. Coastal flooding will continue Saturday . LaGuardia and Kennedy airports in New York City were brought to a near standstill. The high winds and rainfall made power failures a hard issue. (more...)
Business leaders want more details on trade despite Corbyn's customs union speech Business leaders want more details on trade despite Corbyn's customs union speech
- March 05, 2018

May this week brought together her key ministers to thrash out Britain's negotiating stance. The new text summarizes all aspects of the talks so far, but takes a tough line on issues where British input is lacking. The City of London's top envoy to Brussels is anxious that Brexit talks could "sour to an even greater degree" if European negotiators seek onerous terms for securing a crucial transition deal. (more...)
4 soldiers, 10 jihadists killed in Egypt Sinai campaign 4 soldiers, 10 jihadists killed in Egypt Sinai campaign
- March 05, 2018

An army officer and three other soldiers were also injured, according to the military spokesman. "The forces destroyed 145 terrorist dens, hideouts and storehouses and busted and destroyed a workshop for making explosives as well as 39 explosive devices planted to target the forces", it added. (more...)
Pakistan People's Party appoints first ever Hindu Dalit woman as senator Pakistan People's Party appoints first ever Hindu Dalit woman as senator
- March 05, 2018

Born on Feb 1, 1979, Kumari (lovingly called Kishoo Bai by her parents) had a tough childhood when she along with her family members and relatives were held for three years as bonded labour in a private jail allegedly owned by the landlord of Kunri of Umerkot district. (more...)
Florida (Wo)Man: Florida Public School Teacher Has White Nationalist Podcast Florida (Wo)Man: Florida Public School Teacher Has White Nationalist Podcast
- March 05, 2018

The Twitter account that Volitich maintained under her pseudonym until she deleted it recently, showed a number of racially biased tweets. On the same day, " Tiana Dalichov " tweeted that she might "disappear for awhile" and made her account private, but not before HuffPost took screenshots of some of the racist comments she had posted. (more...)
Here's How Philando Castile's Legacy Is Helping Thousands Of Students Here's How Philando Castile's Legacy Is Helping Thousands Of Students
- March 05, 2018

Stacey Koppen, director of Nutrition Services at Saint Paul Public Schools, worked with Castile, and remembers him as a "kind and caring" person. He'd been known to reach into his own pocket to make sure kids didn't go hungry. Pamela Fergus, a psychology professor at Metropolitan State University in St. Paul, and about 20 students in her diversity and ethics class established the online "Philando Feeds the Children" charity in August. (more...)
Bahrain arrests 116 linked to Iranian-backed terrorism Bahrain arrests 116 linked to Iranian-backed terrorism
- March 05, 2018

Authorities discovered and seized 42kg of C4 and TNT explosives, 757kg of urea nitrate fertiliser, machines guns, pistols and detonators, magnetic bombs and grenades, anti-personnel and armoured vehicle explosives, vehicles to transport explosives and four fragmentation bombs. (more...)
Man charged in connection with murder of Garda Adrian Donohoe Man charged in connection with murder of Garda Adrian Donohoe
- March 05, 2018

A file is being prepared for the DPP. 27-year-old Aaron Brady , who is from Crossmaglen , County Armagh , had been questioned in custody since 25 February following his arrest in Dublin. The suspect who has been charged previously was in the United States before being detained by immigration officers and deported. He is in his 50s was arrested in Dundalk last Monday. (more...)
Senate GOP blocks Dems' push for new gun control measures Senate GOP blocks Dems' push for new gun control measures
- March 05, 2018

That's an increase - in a short period of time - from October 2017, when NPR conducted a similar survey in the wake of the Las Vegas shooting. "They are not extreme, they are common sense ways to reduce gun violence". (Both popular measures, according to the NPR/Ipsos poll). Republicans are mostly confident that their party's leaders in Washington will make improvements on immigration (71% say so), but deep confidence in the President and his partisans in Congress on the issue has ... (more...)
Iraqi budget cut raises tensions with Kurdish region Iraqi budget cut raises tensions with Kurdish region
- March 05, 2018

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) on Sunday reiterated that the uprisings and revolutions against previous Iraqi regimes prove that no one can deny the Kurdistan Region's people their freedom or right to life. "Peaceful coexistence is part of the reconstruction efforts that is needed from all parts of the government", Mr Husseini added. Supported by Peshmerga forces, the district of Raniya in Sulaimani Province was the first city to come under Kurdish control from the Ba'ath regime ... (more...)
Rio has majority, should form govt: Nagaland Guv
- March 05, 2018

Nagaland governor P.B. Acharya said he has asked Rio to submit signatures of all 32 MLAs supporting him by Monday. Asked whether the BJP and NDPP will be in a position to form the next government without the help of party's erstwhile ally Naga Peoples Front ( NPF ), which won in 17 seats and was likely to win eight others, Rijiju said, "The NPF has already passed a resolution on alliance with the BJP". (more...)
'Trump's Tariffs Expected Next Week With No Exemptions' 'Trump's Tariffs Expected Next Week With No Exemptions'
- March 05, 2018

There's been speculation Trump may consider exempting some US allies. "There will be an exemption procedure for particular cases where we need to have exemptions, so that business can move forward". Citing the same deficit, Trump spoke past week of imposing "reciprocal taxes" on "a country (that) taxes our products coming in at, say, 50%, and we tax the same product coming into our country at ZERO, not fair or smart". (more...)
Two State Troopers Hit on Thruway Two State Troopers Hit on Thruway
- March 05, 2018

When they got to the scene, the two troopers set out flares and emergency lighting to allow a tow truck to remove the vehicle, police said. Upon hitting the troopers' auto, Neumann's vehicle continued and struck both Troopers and Mr. When North Greenbush Police Department responded to the scene, they found the injured Troopers and tow truck drivers. "Further investigation resulted in the arrest of Mr. (more...)
Officials of Two Koreas Discussed Inter-Korean Relations and Peace on Peninsula Officials of Two Koreas Discussed Inter-Korean Relations and Peace on Peninsula
- March 05, 2018

President Moon Jae-in made the remarks in a meeting with Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong one day after a senior North Korean official told Moon that his country is willing to open talks with the United States . She invited Mr Moon to a summit with her brother in Pyongyang. Trump is leading the USA delegation at Sunday's closing ceremony. Despite the ongoing efforts by the US administration, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has insisted his country will never give up the nuclear ... (more...)
West Virginia Teachers Continue Major Strike For Pay Raise West Virginia Teachers Continue Major Strike For Pay Raise
- March 05, 2018

The three unions representing the educators announced their decision Saturday after the Senate voted to lower the raise to 4 percent. Democratic lawmakers said their Republican counterparts should approve the deal the governor negotiated with union leaders for a 5 percent raise. (more...)
Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid
- March 05, 2018

Simeone claimed the Camp Nou result would have been reversed had Messi been on his side. Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets insists the LaLiga leaders can not afford to celebrate yet despite opening up an eight-point gap to Atletico Madrid . (more...)
2-year-old girl dies after freak accident at shoe store 2-year-old girl dies after freak accident at shoe store
- March 05, 2018

Ifrah Siddique was severely injured when the mounted full-length mirror fell on her just after 8pm, and was rushed to the Southern Regional Medical Center in Riverdale, Georgia. The Siddique family has asked that the store ensure shelves and mirrors are secure and in place to prevent another tragedy like this one. A mirror and window fix truck was parked outside the store Saturday, WSB-TV reported . (more...)
Auburn basketball celebrates SEC title after win against SC Auburn basketball celebrates SEC title after win against SC
- March 05, 2018

Auburn would win the outright championship if No. 16 Tennessee loses to Georgia and holds the tiebreaker thanks to a win over the Volunteers. "We did this, and we did it together". Booker hit a long 3-pointer from the top of the key that rolled around the rim before going in with five seconds left to give the Gamecocks a 37-35 halftime lead. (more...)
Jinnah insisted on partition, declined offer to become India PM: Jitendra Jinnah insisted on partition, declined offer to become India PM: Jitendra
- March 05, 2018

However, he said, Jinnah was not impressed by this offer because he knew that it may not be easy for him to gain acceptability as Prime Minister of India and therefore, he (Jinnah) insisted on the creation of Pakistan. "There would have been no Bangladesh, no Pakistan; there would have been one India", added 80-year-old National Conference chairman. He alleged that the entire partition had nothing to do with Jinnah's decision, and that it took place because of India's top political leaders ... (more...)
Israeli Servicemen Kill Palestinian at Border With Gaza Strip
- March 05, 2018

A Palestinian farmer was injured on Saturday as Israeli forces opened fire on lands in the southern Gaza Strip district of Khan Younis. He said the Palestinian ministry was not aware of the composition of the Israeli chemicals being sprayed on Palestinian lands. (more...)
Walt Disney Co (DIS) Director Sells $194776.83 in Stock
- March 05, 2018

Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) opened at $102.99 on Friday. It has underperformed by 7.44% the S&P500. (DIS) by 4.5% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NASDAQ:FB). 2,773 were accumulated by Empirical Services. Howland Cap Ltd Liability Co holds 0.02% or 1,046 shares. Schnieders Ltd Liability Corp, a California-based fund reported 50,572 shares. (more...)
Donald Trump Threatens to Retaliate EU Decision Regarding Steel, Aluminium Export Donald Trump Threatens to Retaliate EU Decision Regarding Steel, Aluminium Export
- March 04, 2018

In another tweet he said other countries, "laugh at what fools our leaders have been". The President also said the EU, which is comprised of 28 European countries, had "banded together in order to beat the United States in trade". German automakers Volkswagen AG, Daimler AG and BMW AG build vehicles at plants in the United States. The United States accounts for about 15 percent of worldwide Mercedes-Benz and BMW brand sales, while it accounts for 5 percent of VW brand sales and 12 percent ... (more...)
Trump wants daughter, son-in-Law to leave White House Trump wants daughter, son-in-Law to leave White House
- March 04, 2018

Kushner , Ivanka Trump's husband, had his interim security clearance downgraded on Wednesday, a move that restricts him from viewing the president's daily brief. In the report, a Kushner Companies spokesman said no meetings took place with Qatari officials and called the claim "inaccurate and false". Indeed, Kushner's foreign policy legacy was captured Friday by The Intercept , which examined his pursuit of an investment from Qatar officials in his Manhattan white elephant known as 666 ... (more...)
Met Eireann weather forecast for today Met Eireann weather forecast for today
- March 04, 2018

The safety of our customers and our employees is of paramount importance. Sean Hogan, senior official in the National Emergency Co-ordination Group (NECG) which oversees planning for major weather events, put the forecast in context. Met Eireann forecaster Gerry Murphy said east Munster , south Leinster and regions along the east coast could be most at risk of flooding. All Expressway inter-city services nationwide will also not operate. (more...)
Trump's quip about son-in-law belies Kushner's real problems Trump's quip about son-in-law belies Kushner's real problems
- March 04, 2018

The probe is part of Mueller's larger investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 United States election and possible coordination between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russian officials. According to The New York Times , a number of Trump's advisers expressed their dissatisfaction with the fact that Kushner and his wife still had their job, in spite of the president's indicating that they should resign. (more...)
Billy Graham honored at funeral: 'He's in the presence of God' Billy Graham honored at funeral: 'He's in the presence of God'
- March 04, 2018

Each of Billy Graham's five children and his sister spoke at the service, including Franklin Graham , who now leads the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. Graham was laid to rest beside his wife, Ruth Bell Graham, on the grounds of the Billy Graham Library on February 2. Graham was being buried next to his wife in a memorial prayer garden at the Billy Graham Library, with his grandchildren serving as pallbearers. (more...)
UFC 222 Results: Brian Ortega Emphatically KO's Frankie Edgar UFC 222 Results: Brian Ortega Emphatically KO's Frankie Edgar
- March 04, 2018

After Edgar pulled away from a clinch with Ortega, the youngster landed a left elbow, rocking the veteran. Seen as someone who uses his elite jiu-jitsu to capitalize on opponents' mistakes, Ortega proved how opportunistic he is. I don't say that cavalierly or enjoy pondering the future of competitors' careers, but facts are facts: Arlovski snapped a five-fight losing streak last time out and is 39, while Struve got slept in September and has taken a lot of punishment over the years. (more...)
How An Indian In UAE Helped Famed Actress Sridevi's Body Come Home How An Indian In UAE Helped Famed Actress Sridevi's Body Come Home
- March 04, 2018

Police said on Monday that a post mortem had shown that Sridevi, who died on Saturday, had drowned at her Dubai hotel room bathtub during a visit to the Gulf Arab emirate to attend a family wedding. Update: Dubai Police has handed over the Consulate and the family members letters for the release of the mortal remains of the Indian cinema icon Sridevi Boney Kapoor so that they can proceed for embalming. (more...)
Purdue heads to Big Ten champ game against UM Purdue heads to Big Ten champ game against UM
- March 04, 2018

And still, a reminder that MI was taken to overtime by Iowa on Thursday. With:16 seconds left Iowa's Jordan Bohannon connected on a three-pointer to send the game to overtime. The game will be the last one of the season at Yost Ice Arena. When the Wolverines and Spartans matched up on January 13, Wagner was nearly invincible. (more...)
Hearing for Florida shooting suspect case canceled Hearing for Florida shooting suspect case canceled
- March 04, 2018

A law enforcement source told CBS News that Cruz had etched swastikas on to the ammunition magazines of the AR-15 rifle he brought to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in February 14. That idea was rejected on a 6-7 vote. A similar House bill was going to be considered by a committee Tuesday. Runcie says Cruz had attended a school with programs for emotionally and disabled students, and returned to Douglas in August 2016. (more...)

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