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Dwyane Wade Makes Emotional Surprise Visit to Stoneman Douglas High School Dwyane Wade Makes Emotional Surprise Visit to Stoneman Douglas High School
- March 08, 2018

Scott would not commit to signing the legislation Wednesday, saying, instead, he will read through it when it reaches his desk. The Florida House on Wednesday night sent a massive school safety bill to Gov. A Quinnipiac University poll done more than a week after the shootings said 62 percent support a nationwide ban on "assault weapons" and 96 percent support background checks on all gun buyers. (more...)
Canada, Mexico, others may be exempted from US tariffs Canada, Mexico, others may be exempted from US tariffs
- March 08, 2018

When Porter left, said one of the people, the process broke down and Navarro and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross made their move. President Xi Jinping's top economic adviser Liu He held talks with the administration last week. "If it was then, I don't think we would be able to accomplish everything that we've done", Sanders said. Sidelined under Cohn to whom he has reported since late past year, Navarro, who is Trump's trade adviser, would now appear to have free rein. (more...)
Sessions: We Will 'Consider Seriously' Gowdy and Goodlatte's Second Special Counsel Request Sessions: We Will 'Consider Seriously' Gowdy and Goodlatte's Second Special Counsel Request
- March 08, 2018

Sessions has called for a probe by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG), but Gowdy and Goodlatte, said the appointment of a special prosecutor is more applicable in this case due to the OIG's lack of authority to investigate or compel former employees to cooperate - due to key figures no longer serving in government- and the DOJ's inability to investigate itself. (more...)
Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) Upgraded to Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) Upgraded to "Strong-Buy" by Vetr
- March 08, 2018

About 13.53M shares traded. Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) has risen 31.86% since March 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.82% the S&P500. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 13 by RBC Capital Markets. Market cap is just a fancy name for a straightforward concept: it is the market value of a company's outstanding shares. (more...)
Taylor putting birthday celebrations on ice Taylor putting birthday celebrations on ice
- March 08, 2018

At the suggestion it was a case of over-ambition, though, he said: "I'm a big fan of over-ambition". Taylor hurt his thigh earlier in the series then aggravated it diving to avoid a run out as New Zealand chased England's challenging target of 336. (more...)
Statue vandalism continues: BR Ambedkar's statue desecrated in UP Statue vandalism continues: BR Ambedkar's statue desecrated in UP
- March 08, 2018

Although, Raja deleted his social media post amidst condemnation and calls for his arrest, Periyar's statue was damaged in Vellore the same night. A five-foot high fibre glass statue of Lenin was toppled at Belonia on Monday, while a smaller figure was razed at Sabroom on Sunday. (more...)
Son of TTP chief killed in drone attack in Afghanistan Son of TTP chief killed in drone attack in Afghanistan
- March 08, 2018

They said that drone fired missiles at Ghazi Camp run by the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan in Kunar near the Pakistani border. They said the drone struck the camp of suicide bombers when they were busy in physical training in the rugged mountainous region, bordering Pakistan's Bajaur tribal region. (more...)
Trump Reportedly Asked Key Witnesses What They Talked About with Mueller Trump Reportedly Asked Key Witnesses What They Talked About with Mueller
- March 08, 2018

McGahn has stayed on as White House counsel, one of the few senior administration officials who has been with the President since the campaign. President Donald Trump has reportedly had conversations with two witnesses who have testified before special counsel Robert Mueller's investigators about the Russian Federation election meddling probe. (more...)
Italian Elections Unfold Unpredictably, Voters Reject Five Star Coalition Italian Elections Unfold Unpredictably, Voters Reject Five Star Coalition
- March 08, 2018

Luigi Di Maio , the head of the biggest single party, the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement, said his group had emerged as the clear victor on Sunday, capturing around a third of the vote, and should take the helm of the next government. (more...)
Cities Brace For Power Outages As Another Nor'easter Hits US Cities Brace For Power Outages As Another Nor'easter Hits US
- March 08, 2018

Wednesday's nor'easter produced a large amount of snow, approaching almost 2 feet in some areas of New Jersey. The storm will bring about one to two inches of snow by daybreak Wednesday, "then there will be somewhat of a lull, maybe until 10, 11, before it starts snowing heavy", he said. (more...)
Bureau of Meteorology employees investigated for mining cryptocurrency at work Bureau of Meteorology employees investigated for mining cryptocurrency at work
- March 08, 2018

Two IT employees at Australia's Bureau of Meteorology are under investigation by the Australian Federal Police, alleged to have used the agency's computers to mine cryptocurrencies, according a report by ABC News . While it's not illegal to mine cryptocurrency per se, it could be considered an illegal use of government resources. It's more complicated than that, but that's all you need to know to understand why you might want to do this on a work computer: mining requires lots of processing ... (more...)
China warns of China warns of "necessary response" in event of trade war with US
- March 08, 2018

China warned the United States on Thursday that everyone will be harmed if President Donald Trump launches a trade war, as official figures showed the Asian power maintained a robust trade surplus with the US. On Wednesday, Trump hinted that his restrictions on trade could run even deeper, citing China's alleged theft of intellectual property. It was also not clear if he meant that amount, which would only be about 0.27 per cent of the record $375.2-billion goods trade surplus China had with ... (more...)
Karnataka government approves state flag, to seek approval from Centre Karnataka government approves state flag, to seek approval from Centre
- March 08, 2018

The flag was, however, an unofficial one and was used usually by pro-Kannada outfits. The colours - yellow and red in the flag represent Arrishna (Turmeric which is yellow) and Kumkuma (Vermilion which is red) to symbolize auspiciousness and well-being of the Kannadigas and the state of Karnataka.The final approved State flag is Yellow, White with yellow colors and has the state emblem in the middle. (more...)
Assembly pushes gun control measures in NY Assembly pushes gun control measures in NY
- March 08, 2018

The result is the two houses appear, for now, at a stalemate on legislation proposed in the wake of the latest school shooting massacre in Parkland, Florida. Another measure would ban the possession of bump stocks, the devices that convert semi automatic weapons into virtual machine guns, and were used to kill 58 people in Las Vegas a year ago. (more...)
Rohr invites Mikel, Onazi, Moses, 25 others for Poland, Serbia friendlies Rohr invites Mikel, Onazi, Moses, 25 others for Poland, Serbia friendlies
- March 08, 2018

Former junior worldwide, Kenneth Omeruo , is back among the defenders , and Joel Obi among the midfielders . Former Inter Milan midfielder, Joel Obi and two members of the squad that won the silver medal at the Morocco 2018 CHAN, Stephen Eze and Gabriel Okechukwu are among the 27 players invited to camp yesterday by Super Eagles' Coach, Gernot Rohr for this month's worldwide friendly matches against Poland and Serbia. (more...)
Trump asked witnesses about special counsel conversations Trump asked witnesses about special counsel conversations
- March 08, 2018

President Donald Trump has reportedly had conversations with two witnesses who have testified before special counsel Robert Mueller's investigators about the Russian Federation election meddling probe. Mueller's team of investigators are looking into Russia's role in the 2016 election and whether members of the Trump campaign conspired with Moscow to disrupt and influence the presidential race. (more...)
AIPAC Head Calls for Creation of a Palestinian State in Conference Address AIPAC Head Calls for Creation of a Palestinian State in Conference Address
- March 08, 2018

Trump's White House has promised a new plan for Middle East peace, but has yet to unveil it and has appointed a U.S. ambassador sympathetic to the cause of Jewish settlement of occupied land - and of moving the United States embassy to Jerusalem . (more...)
Neiphiu Rio sworn in as Nagaland CM, takes oath outside Raj Bhavan Neiphiu Rio sworn in as Nagaland CM, takes oath outside Raj Bhavan
- March 08, 2018

On Thursday, Rio will be sworn-in as chief minister of Nagaland for the fourth time after- 2003-08; 2009-13 and 2013-14. "We have chosen to conduct this programme at this historic venue in honour of the people we are going to serve", Rio said addressing a public meeting after the oath-taking ceremony. (more...)
Second winter storm this month hits U.S. northeast Second winter storm this month hits U.S. northeast
- March 08, 2018

The New York City Department of Sanitation has issued a Snow Alert, alternate side parking is suspended in the city Wednesday and Thursday, as well as a hazardous travel advisory for Wednesday. Some 100,000 homes and businesses in the region remained without power on Wednesday. Montville, New Jersey, got more than 26 inches from the nor'easter. (more...)
Nunberg's About Face: Former Trump Aide Nullifies His Defiance of Mueller
- March 08, 2018

During interviews with MSNBC , NY1, and CNN , he called demands to hand over his emails related to the investigation "ridiculous", and complained about the time and money he would have to spend on sending the emails and going to Washington , DC, to testify before a grand jury on Friday, March 9. (more...)
International Women's Day 2018: 10 quotes on women by men International Women's Day 2018: 10 quotes on women by men
- March 08, 2018

But almost 50 years later the scourge of unequal pay persists. International Women's Day for Aussie Journalist Sylvia Jeffreys was all about giving thanks to the women who have empowered her - her sister and her mum. The gender gap is closing, but too slowly. It is sound business sense that will help to improve the reputation of businesses and make the country's workforce happier. (more...)
Florida legislature passes law allowing teachers to be armed Florida legislature passes law allowing teachers to be armed
- March 08, 2018

Andrew Pollack, whose 18-year-old daughter Meadow was among the 17 students and teachers killed in Parkland, was in the chamber for the vote. "Make no mistake: I'm a father, and I'm on a mission ", he said . "I'm afraid that in an emergency situation, a black or brown student who may be running down the hall to get away like everyone else, who reaches for his or her cell phone to call their parent, may be seen not as a student, but as a shooter", she said. (more...)
PNB fraud amount likely to swell beyond USD 2 bn mark PNB fraud amount likely to swell beyond USD 2 bn mark
- March 08, 2018

ICICI Bank is believed to have extended a loan of Rs 1,000 crore and Axis Bank Rs 700 crore previous year to Choksi's Gitanjali Gems . As per the report, a consortium of 31 banks that loaned money to the Gitanjali Group , was led by the ICICI Bank. (more...)
PSL 2018, 17th match: Quetta Gladiators vs Multan Sultans today PSL 2018, 17th match: Quetta Gladiators vs Multan Sultans today
- March 08, 2018

But as the newborn team Multan Sultans has impressed the audiences. With this win, the Multan Sultans have consolidated their position on the top of the points table. Multan's first innings total owed much to its skipper Shoaib Malik , who blazed an unbeaten 43-ball 65 after they had lost Kumar Sangakkara off the first ball. (more...)
Reports Trump spoke to witnesses over Russian Federation investigation Reports Trump spoke to witnesses over Russian Federation investigation
- March 08, 2018

Mueller is aware of both conversations. In the days after the Times published its report , former White House staff secretary Rob Porter reportedly told McGahn that Trump wanted him to release a statement denying that Trump wanted Mueller to be fired and that McGahn threatened to resign over the order. (more...)
Democrats, GOP fired up after primary vote Democrats, GOP fired up after primary vote
- March 08, 2018

In the race for governor, too, 60.2 percent of votes cast were in the Republican primary and 39.8 percent in the Democratic one . Which party controls the seat now? Democrats need to gain 24 seats nationwide to retake the U.S. There are some big issues to consider at the ballot box as we move toward primary runoff races and the November general election. But the environment within the party still forces Feinstein to withstand a challenge from the left. (more...)
Matteo Renzi quits after savaging in Italy polls Matteo Renzi quits after savaging in Italy polls
- March 08, 2018

According to an exit poll , which has so far been borne out by preliminary results , the populist Five Star Movement looks to be the biggest party. Michele Martina, a minister in the outgoing government, said the result was a " very clear defeat ". Official results are expect in the early hours of Monday. (more...)
Florida House approves gun control legislation Florida House approves gun control legislation
- March 08, 2018

The shooter , 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz , has been indicted on 34 counts. Cruz told investigators he took an AR-15 rifle to his former school on February 14 and started shooting into classrooms. Even though the bill was sponsored by the GOP, some Republican senators opposed it because they didn't agree with raising the age to buy a rifle from 18 to 21. (more...)
Supreme Court upholds Hadiya's marriage, sets aside Kerala HC order Supreme Court upholds Hadiya's marriage, sets aside Kerala HC order
- March 08, 2018

Hadiya's marriage to Shafin Jahan was annulled by the Kerala High Court a year ago after her parents alleged that she had been brainwashed and forced to convert to Islam in a plan by terror group ISIS to indoctrinate and take her to Syria. (more...)
Mississippi Senate Passes Nation's Most Restrictive Abortion Ban Mississippi Senate Passes Nation's Most Restrictive Abortion Ban
- March 08, 2018

The bill was sent back to the House for another vote, which is considered procedural. He tweeted on Tuesday: "As I have repeatedly said, I want MS to be the safest place in America for an unborn child". Senator Angela Burks Hill, a Republican from Picayune, called abortions after 15 weeks "barbaric" and "inhumane". "Mississippians are committed to protecting the lives of unborn children, and this law will be a major step in accomplishing that goal", he said. (more...)

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