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Parsons Green attack trial: ISIS lad's 'Amazon bomb kit' Parsons Green attack trial: ISIS lad's 'Amazon bomb kit'
- March 08, 2018

The attack injured 30 people at the London tube station on September 15 previous year. Thirty people were injured in the incident, the Old Bailey was told. Had the device fully detonated, it is inevitable that serious injury and significant damage would have been caused within the carriage'. Hassan was arrested at the southern English port of Dover, with £2,320 (US$3,218) in cash, and told police he was responsible for the device, prosecutors said. (more...)
Gov. Wolf On Storm: Limit Travel, Heed Warnings, Check Neighbors Gov. Wolf On Storm: Limit Travel, Heed Warnings, Check Neighbors
- March 08, 2018

Restrictions on commercial travel remain in place on interstates 84 and 380, and speed reductions are in place on area roadways. Hundreds of motorists were stranded in their cars on highways and side roads all throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania. (more...)
Sea of Rubbish Off Bali a Plastic Threat to Marine Life Sea of Rubbish Off Bali a Plastic Threat to Marine Life
- March 08, 2018

The footage was shot at a dive site called Manta Point, a cleaning station for the large manta rays on the island of Nusa Penida, about 20 km from Bali . He points to the lack of education around litter in Indonesia as to the reason why there is so much plastic being dropped into the ocean. "We don't know much about the impact on the mantas yet, but especially as the plastic breaks up into microplastics, it will be eaten by a lot of fish and filter feeders, mantas, whale sharks and whales. (more...)
Florida House debates gun restrictions
- March 08, 2018

Many people in the USA feared the Obama administration would push through stringent gun control laws when Democrats took control of Congress. U.S. "If anything, it should spur people to join the NRA as a means of demonstrating that we who believe in the Second Amendment will not be bullied by these left wing multi-billion dollar corporations". (more...)
Bin Zayed aide is cooperating with Trump-Russia collusion investigator Bin Zayed aide is cooperating with Trump-Russia collusion investigator
- March 08, 2018

However, it is yet to be seen if the Emirati adviser's testimony will ultimately help Mueller's basic investigation: Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election. They have also asked about Nader's role in White House policy-making. Nader could not be reached for comment, and his lawyer declined to comment. Around the same time , Kushner met with Sergey Kislyak, the Russian ambassador to the us, and Sergey Gorkov, a Russian banker close to Putin, and discussed setting up a ... (more...)
Trump vows to counteract any Russian meddling in November elections
- March 08, 2018

Trump will also meet with Swedish business representatives. He defended his recent call for tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, and when talking about White House staffing, said he fosters disagreement among his top aides. "And it's a blueprint of what they've done in other countries", Burr said. As he made the threat, Löfven looked on calmly and said trade issues were the purview of the European Union (of which Sweden is a member). (more...)
President Buhari receives FIFA World Cup trophy in Abuja President Buhari receives FIFA World Cup trophy in Abuja
- March 08, 2018

The president pledged his administration's support for the team towards winning the trophy in June. He noted that he thought Greece [his country] was very passionate about football but he had seen much more passion for the round leather game in Nigeria. (more...)
Gun reform bill passes in Florida Senate Gun reform bill passes in Florida Senate
- March 08, 2018

Other school personnel would be able to participate, however. The decision comes just weeks after 17 people were killed in the deadliest high school shooting in U.S. Almost three weeks after the shooting that left 17 dead at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, people across the country are still talking about the tragedy and how the victims touched the lives of people far and wide. (more...)
Expert says bones found in 1940 belong to Amelia Earhart Expert says bones found in 1940 belong to Amelia Earhart
- March 08, 2018

Though the actual bones have always been lost, Jantz applied modern-day forensic analysis techniques to the old measurements, and inferred more information about Earhart's size and stature from historical photographs and preserved pieces of the pilot's clothing. (more...)
Former Trump Aide Nunberg Subpoenaed in Russia Probe (Audio) Former Trump Aide Nunberg Subpoenaed in Russia Probe (Audio)
- March 08, 2018

Nunberg then went on multiple MSNBC and CNN shows to publicize his refusal to comply with the Mueller probe. Nunberg told interviewers he thinks Mueller may already have incriminating evidence against President Donald Trump , although he doesn't say what that evidence might be. (more...)
Democrats outnumber Republicans in early voting Democrats outnumber Republicans in early voting
- March 08, 2018

Gov. Republicans kept their edge in the total number of votes cast although Democrats made significant inroads in what had been a lopsided GOP dominance for decades. The president won Texas during the 2016 nominating process and in the November election. Ted Cruz and Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke are expected to easily win their primaries. (more...)
Trump Tells Canada he wants Trump Tells Canada he wants "Fair" NAFTA Deal
- March 08, 2018

Trump last week announced that he would be imposing tariffs of 25 percent on all imported steel and 10 percent on aluminum to protect domestic industries, citing a rarely-invoked national security section of U.S. John Cornyn, R-Texas, who has suggested hearings on the tariffs. "Absolutely. There's an openness now", Perdue said. "We're comfortable that we're going to manage through this so that it is not detrimental to our growth projections", he said. (more...)
Several people injured in knife attack in Vienna Several people injured in knife attack in Vienna
- March 08, 2018

Police are looking to see if the attacks were linked and a manhunt for the attacker or attackers was underway. The police spokesman said the unidentified knifeman was being hunted by officers, and that the motive and exact circumstances were as yet unknown. (more...)
Woody Durham, longtime voice of the Tar Heels, dies at 76
- March 08, 2018

Big moments are a part of broadcasting, and Durham was one of the greatest at handling those moments. "It's a very sad day for everyone who loves the University of North Carolina because we have lost someone who spent almost 50 years as one of its greatest champions and ambassadors", Williams said. (more...)
Crews Battling Wildfires in Kansas, Nebraska Crews Battling Wildfires in Kansas, Nebraska
- March 08, 2018

One of the fires was near Haven in Reno County. Weather conditions are improving with increased relative humidity and decreasing wind. They also say do not drive on or stop your auto on dry or tall grass because your exhaust can spark a fire and avoid throwing cigarettes on the ground. (more...)
1 dead, 2 injured in possible accidental shooting inside high school 1 dead, 2 injured in possible accidental shooting inside high school
- March 08, 2018

Police said there was surveillance video they will be reviewing and possibly some witnesses they are interviewing, but as of Wednesday evening, details surrounding the shooting were scarce. Following the shooting, which took place around 3 p.m. local time, the Birmingham City School system released a statement on the incident. Huffman is one of seven public high schools in Birmingham, the state's most populous city. (more...)
Iran's Missile Production Has Increased Three-Fold: Guards Commander Iran's Missile Production Has Increased Three-Fold: Guards Commander
- March 08, 2018

Amidst efforts to rescue the Iran nuclear deal, Iran has recently declared that its missile production has increased three-fold, despite global pressure setting on curtailing its military ambitions. At the AIPAC policy conference Tuesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu broadcasted his concerns regarding the Iran nuclear deal. "As we have announced several times in the past and announce it once again, the country's defense capabilities and power are not subject to negotiations and ... (more...)
Nikolas Cruz indicted on 34 counts in Florida school shooting Nikolas Cruz indicted on 34 counts in Florida school shooting
- March 08, 2018

Nikolas Cruz , the 19-year-old behind the shooting in a Florida high school that left 17 dead and 16 wounded, was indicted on 34 counts Wednesday, including 17 counts of premeditated murder. The Sneads took in Cruz after he briefly lived with a family friend following the death of his mother in November. Florida's House has not yet taken up its version of the bill. (more...)
Ripple Tech for Instant Payment - Japanese Bank Consortium Ripple Tech for Instant Payment - Japanese Bank Consortium
- March 08, 2018

According to business media source, the completion of the trial arrives as the bank's Digital Strategy Department reveals plans to commercialize the Ripple-based platform this year. Currently, over 100 financial institutions use xCurrent and Ripple has made recent new additions to pilots of xRapid that incorporates XRP into on-demand global payment flows. (more...)
PTI picked outsiders for Senate polls: Muqam PTI picked outsiders for Senate polls: Muqam
- March 08, 2018

According to sources, PTI Chief Imran Khan has refused to extend his support for the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), days after reports emerged the latter is trying to woo PTI to support its candidate. Sources said PTI sees PPP as last option. Talking to media, after the meeting, the former PM said that his party and their allies will support if PPP nominates Raza Rabbani for the slot and will only nominate a candidate if PPP chooses someone else to contest the election. (more...)
Asaduddin Owaisi: Sri Sri should be arrested for Babri remark Asaduddin Owaisi: Sri Sri should be arrested for Babri remark
- March 08, 2018

Ravi Shankar, whose organisation AOL was fined Rs 5 crore for damaging the Yamuna flood plains by holding a three-day cultural festival, also said that he was open to speaking to the AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi . A few days back, the AOL founder had courted controversy by saying that Muslims should gift the disputed land in Ayodhya to Hindus for building a Ram temple, reported The Times of India . (more...)
Secret $560M Powerball victor has lawyers pick up prize Secret $560M Powerball victor has lawyers pick up prize
- March 08, 2018

The lawyers announced the victor, identified only as " Jane Doe " in court documents, plans to donate $150,000 to Girls Inc . and $33,000 each to three New Hampshire chapters of End 68 Hours of Hunger . "She wishes to continue this work and the freedom to walk into a grocery store or attend public events without being known or targeted as the victor of a half-billion dollars". (more...)
Sam Nunberg: 'I'm not going to get sent to prison' Sam Nunberg: 'I'm not going to get sent to prison'
- March 08, 2018

Do say: "I will cooperate fully with people who have the power to incarcerate me if I do not". Nunberg said he had not had a drink and had only taken his medication ― antidepressants ― earlier Monday. In an interview with the Washington Post , however, he said he did not believe there was anything to the collusion claims between Trump and Russian Federation. (more...)
No riot after BJP came to power in UP: Adityanath No riot after BJP came to power in UP: Adityanath
- March 08, 2018

Adityanath, addressing the culmination of Jan Suraksha Yatra, said the Congress government had done nothing for the state. We could not expect them to talk about the development of the society. He claimed that under Congress rule, people were feeling insecure. If the North-Eastern states can be Congress and Communist free, there is no reason why Karnataka cannot be Congress free and BJP spearheading the state's march towards development, he said. (more...)
The right to bear arms is not without its limitations | Letters The right to bear arms is not without its limitations | Letters
- March 08, 2018

Millions own guns and other millions hate that. This legislation seeks to make unnecessary changes to current firearms laws rather than addressing the true problems associated with straw purchases and the lack of enforcement. And based on what CNN broadcast, they are right to have such suspicions. So that's why you'll see me protesting, because sooner or later, my generation will be in charge, and we will vote these political puppets out, and right the wrongs that past generations have made. (more...)
Pope Francis clears way for Oscar Romero's canonisation Pope Francis clears way for Oscar Romero's canonisation
- March 08, 2018

Romero , who was known as a champion of El Salvador's poor and whose name has become intertwined with liberation theology , was shot on the evening of 24 March 1980 in San Salvador's Chapel of Divine Providence. Oscar Romero , the archbishop of San Salvador who was assassinated in 1980 after speaking out against repression and social injustice in his country, will also be canonised, the Holy See said in a statement . (more...)
Senate signs off on year-round daylight-saving time Senate signs off on year-round daylight-saving time
- March 08, 2018

Did you know? Daylight saving time was first used during World War I, as part of an effort in the United States and other warring countries to conserve fuel. And numerous commonly offered rationales for daylight saving time (yes, it's "saving", not "savings" ) no longer hold true. During Daylight Saving Time, more people are out conducting their affairs during the daylight rather than at night, when more crime occurs. (more...)
Trump says new NAFTA deal for US could avert tariffs
- March 08, 2018

Ryan spokeswoman AshLee Strong said in a statement, "We are extremely anxious about the consequences of a trade war and are urging the White House to not advance with this plan". In the call, Trudeau "forcefully defended" Canadian workers and industries, said the official, describing the conversation as constructive. Asia's trade-dependent economies such as Singapore, Taiwan, and Vietnam are considered most exposed to the fallout, while South Korea could be damaged should the Trump ... (more...)
North Korea Willing to Talk About Nuclear Weapons North Korea Willing to Talk About Nuclear Weapons
- March 08, 2018

The bilateral trade between India and North Korea declined to Dollars 133.43 million in 2016-17 from USD 198.78 million in the previous fiscal. "Hopefully Kim Jong Un will find another path!" The U.S. Four North Korean fugitives have also been charged with the murder. "We are not yet even able to verify that North Korea will actually come to the table", Yun said. (more...)
Trump Demands 0.26% Cut in China's Trade Deficit Trump Demands 0.26% Cut in China's Trade Deficit
- March 08, 2018

The difference between Chinese goods going to America and USA items going to that country rose to $375.2 billion in 2017, according to the Commerce Department. A relatively small shift in Chinese business patterns could deliver a devastating blow to one of America's most successful export trades. Sorghum production is also relatively limited , with between 1.3 and 3.7 million tonnes produced per annum. (more...)

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