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J&K: Anwar Khan of BJP Attacked by Terrorists in Pulwama, Policeman Injured J&K: Anwar Khan of BJP Attacked by Terrorists in Pulwama, Policeman Injured
- March 17, 2018

Searches are going on at the encounter site as there were reports of the third militant as well at the time of weapon snatching attempt. "It is a cowardly act of militants who attacked the party leader, Khan". A police spokesperson said that incriminating materials, including weapon and ammunition, have been recovered from the slain terrorists. He asked police officials to also recognise the service of PSO and favoured enhancing security of BJP leaders in the Valley. (more...)
Trump welcomed refusal of wind farm Trump welcomed refusal of wind farm
- March 17, 2018

Permission for a nine turbine wind farm close to Doonbeg was subsequently refused. "There is no representation by Leo Varadkar, the then minister for Tourism and Sport, or any elected member on this planning file", said the statement. 'Who is telling the truth?' The letter, which has been seen by Clare FM, was sent under the instruction of Minister Eoghan Murphy and warns Councillors that discussions of private planning applications could be viewed as an attempt to "exert undue influence" ... (more...)
No. 7 seed Rhode Island ousts Young, Oklahoma in OT No. 7 seed Rhode Island ousts Young, Oklahoma in OT
- March 16, 2018

URI got the job done with a balanced offensive effort, with Matthews leading four double-digit scorers with 16 points. When Oklahoma's season came to a close in an overtime loss to Rhode Island on Thursday afternoon, conventional wisdom said it would be the last time Trae Young would don the Crimson and Cream. (more...)
Saudi Arabia's crown prince: If Iran develops nuclear bomb, so will we Saudi Arabia's crown prince: If Iran develops nuclear bomb, so will we
- March 16, 2018

Iran limited its nuclear programme under a 2015 deal with several world powers - but US President Donald Trump has threatened to withdraw from it. Saudi Arabia's Minister of Interior, Prince Abdulaziz Saud Al-Saud today called on Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak at his office in the Parliament building. (more...)
Kitty Hawk is trialing self-piloting Air Taxi in New Zealand Kitty Hawk is trialing self-piloting Air Taxi in New Zealand
- March 16, 2018

In other words, unless you live in New Zealand, don't necessarily count on climbing into an autonomous air taxi anytime soon. Fred Reid, head of Kitty Hawk operations in New Zealand, said , that "We are offering pollution free, emissions-free vehicle that flies independently". (more...)
Six killed in Raiwind explosion claimed by Tehreek-e-Taliban Six killed in Raiwind explosion claimed by Tehreek-e-Taliban
- March 15, 2018

He told reporters that three policemen were among the dead. Ashraf added that body parts of the bomber have been retrieved from the site and an investigation is under way. Defunct Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) have reportedly claimed responsibility for the attack. A search operation in the surrounding area has also been launched. (more...)
BEHAR'S REGRET: Joy Behar FINALLY Apologizes After MOCKING Millions of Christians BEHAR'S REGRET: Joy Behar FINALLY Apologizes After MOCKING Millions of Christians
- March 14, 2018

He emphasized that The View's deriding his Christianity is "an insult not to me, but to the vast majority of the American people who like me cherish their faith". She made a call to him and apologized. (Screenshot: YouTube/ The View ) Joy Behar on an episode of " The View " that aired Tuesday, March 13, 2018 . (more...)
Border Wall Prototypes Finally Revealed As Donald Trump Visits Mexico-US Line Border Wall Prototypes Finally Revealed As Donald Trump Visits Mexico-US Line
- March 14, 2018

Trump said the first thing he noticed on the drive to view the prototypes was the patched-up holes in part of the existing fence at the border. Asked recently at an event with reporters, Department of Homeland Security officials wouldn't specify what role the President would have in choosing among the prototypes. (more...)
Aust 'weak' on Myanmar atrocities at UN Aust 'weak' on Myanmar atrocities at UN
- March 14, 2018

Investigators also analyzed satellite imagery, photos and video footage. Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar , Yanghee Lee (R) gives her report next to the Chairperson of the Fact-Finding Mission on MyanmSpecial Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee (R) gives her report next to the Chairperson of the Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar Marzuki Darusman, during the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, ... (more...)
Kate shows off royal baby bump in blue at Commonwealth Day service Kate shows off royal baby bump in blue at Commonwealth Day service
- March 13, 2018

In addition, Australian actor Burgess Abernathy and Vancouver-based Laura Mitchell are will portray Prince William and Kate Middleton , respectively, while Maggie Sullivun ("Fargo") will play the Queen . In her message to the gathering, Queen Elizabeth praised the value of "exchanging ideas and seeing life from other perspectives". Meghan's entry into the faith has been seen as a subtle nod to her future grandmother-in-law, the Queen , who is the Supreme Governor of the Church of ... (more...)
Three takeaways from the NCAA Tournament bracket Three takeaways from the NCAA Tournament bracket
- March 12, 2018

Miami went 11-7 in the ACC and was a top-25 team, so they couldn't be left out either. The pressure will be higher than ever for the Cavaliers (31-2) to do it now. Both the Miami Hurricanes Mens and Womens basketball teams will host watch parties for the NCAA Tournament bracket shows at the Rathskeller on campus. (more...)
Vladimir Putin 'doesn't care' about alleged U.S. election interference Vladimir Putin 'doesn't care' about alleged U.S. election interference
- March 11, 2018

Putin said that the indicted individuals are "not working for the government", and suggested instead, "perhaps some of them worked for one of the [other American presidential] candidates". The Russian president also cast his own country as the victim of punishing US sanctions. The Russian leader also rejected those assessments. America's leading intelligence agencies concluded past year that Putin himself had directed a broad intelligence effort to influence the U.S. (more...)
USA travel warning on popular Mexico resort town due to security threat USA travel warning on popular Mexico resort town due to security threat
- March 11, 2018

One week later, an "apparent explosive device" was found on a Barcos Caribe ferry in Cozumel, Mexico, according to the Playa del Carmen state prosecutor. Why? In this case, the nearest embassy services would be 175 miles away, in Mérida . Nevertheless, the State Department has not explicitly discouraged Americans from traveling to the region. (more...)
Russian spy: Foreign minister says Russia willing to help in inquiry Russian spy: Foreign minister says Russia willing to help in inquiry
- March 11, 2018

He added that the attack was "a very serious incident with horrendous outcomes". She said 240 witnesses had been identified and 250 officers from eight out of 11 of the country's counter-terrorism units were handling the case with "speed and professionalism". (more...)
Former NC Officer Charged After Body Camera Video Leaked Former NC Officer Charged After Body Camera Video Leaked
- March 10, 2018

Police said they plan to present an investigation into whether Hickman's actions against Rush were criminal to the district attorney next week. Authorities then sought an outside criminal probe in January by the State Bureau of Investigation, which declined to lead an investigation partly because of the months-long lapse in time since the violent arrest. (more...)
Teenager 'planned lethal attack by planting IED on tube' Teenager 'planned lethal attack by planting IED on tube'
- March 09, 2018

Prosecutor Alison Morgan told jurors it was just "a matter of luck" that the bomb did not fully detonate and people were not killed. Hassan denies attempted murder and causing an explosion likely to endanger life or property. Ms Morgan told jurors: "At any point, should he have wanted to, he could have stopped the timer". He then allegedly took advantage of his foster parents being on holiday to prepare 14oz of TATP explosives, using a friend's address to take delivery of the largest ... (more...)
Kansas lawmakers debate bill to restore due process for teachers Kansas lawmakers debate bill to restore due process for teachers
- March 09, 2018

The measure now moves to the House. The resolution will have to go back to the Senate before it's passed. Bryan King, R-Green Forest - a Medicaid expansion foe - to postpone action indefinitely on the bill until a special session is called by Gov. (more...)
Roger Stone: I Don't Need Sam Nunberg's Protection Roger Stone: I Don't Need Sam Nunberg's Protection
- March 08, 2018

I understand a reluctance to go through the contents of your emails. He at times sounded nervous and self-doubting, openly questioning his legal fate. Nunberg told CNN's Gloria Borger Monday that investigators "want me to testify against Roger". He said that she's a slob because she does Trump's "dirty business". (more...)
Tech's biggest takeover could be blocked by the U.S. government Tech's biggest takeover could be blocked by the U.S. government
- March 08, 2018

The Treasury Department's concern is both over national security issues and a fear China would be able to gain a strategic advantage in future 5G networks development. Broadcom has been ratcheting up the pressure on shareholders of rival chipmaker Qualcomm this week - even as the landscape surrounding the hostile takeover becomes more tenuous. (more...)
Wednesday's weather: Sunny spells and scattered showers, some hail or sleet tonight Wednesday's weather: Sunny spells and scattered showers, some hail or sleet tonight
- March 08, 2018

Highs will be in the 30s to near 40. West wind 6 to 11 miles per hour increasing to 12 to 17 miles per hour in the afternoon. Low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. Overnight lows in the upper 20s. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. Tuesday will be mostly sunny as highs remain in the mid-40s. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. (more...)
Assad troops take half of besieged Ghouta as rebel groups surrender Assad troops take half of besieged Ghouta as rebel groups surrender
- March 08, 2018

UNICEF has said that more than 1,000 children have been killed or wounded in Syria in the first two months of 2018. During Syria's siege of Aleppo in 2016, there were similar ceasefires that were not ceasefires, and people who tried to leave were permitted to leave, but then were killed as they were leaving. (more...)
Draft EU Brexit text not faithful to December deal, Arlene Foster claims
- March 07, 2018

Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster said after a meeting with the EU's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, that there can be no division between Northern Ireland and the rest of the U.K.to accommodate for a soft border with the EU. (more...)
ICICI's Chanda Kochhar and Axis Bank's Shikha Sharma summoned in PNB scam ICICI's Chanda Kochhar and Axis Bank's Shikha Sharma summoned in PNB scam
- March 07, 2018

The central government is unable to make a breakthrough and able to arrest these money thief Vijaya Malliya-9000 crore, Mehul Choksi-12700 crore, Nirav Modi-11400 crore, Lalit Modi-1700 crore. While SFIO had called Chanda Kochhar, MD & CEO, ICICI Bank and Shikha Sharma, MD & CEO of Axis Bank , both the lenders had sent their representatives to meet the investigating officers, banking industry sources said. (more...)
New Toyota Corolla hatch revealed at Geneva show New Toyota Corolla hatch revealed at Geneva show
- March 07, 2018

Toyota is joining the growing list of auto manufacturers who are dropping diesel-powered cars from their lineups, at least in Europe . Following up on yesterday's leak , the 2019 Toyota Corolla has now made its official debut at the Geneva motor show in Switzerland. (more...)
Trump lawyer complained he wasn't reimbursed for Stormy Daniels payment Trump lawyer complained he wasn't reimbursed for Stormy Daniels payment
- March 06, 2018

In February, Cohen told CBS News that neither the Trump Organization nor the Trump campaign "was a party to the transaction with Ms. Clifford, and neither reimbursed me for the payment". But Daniels detailed her steamy affair with Trump in a 2011 interview with InTouch Magazine. The Wall Street Journal story, however, presents a very different narrative. (more...)
Tripura poll defeat a temporary setback: Pinarayi Tripura poll defeat a temporary setback: Pinarayi
- March 06, 2018

The Congress , which had ruled for decades in the post-independence period, had become "weaker now", the 94-year-old Marxist veteran said in a statement here. "We are on track", he said. This is a setback to the secular democratic forces in the country. While the saffron party scripted a history by winning 35 seats, its partner IPFT, having substantial base among the tribals in the Northeastern State, won eight seats making the combine strength to 43 in the 60 seat State Assembly. (more...)
Nagaland Election 2018: BJP wins 11 seats, holds key to form Govt. Nagaland Election 2018: BJP wins 11 seats, holds key to form Govt.
- March 06, 2018

Though the NPF led in the beginning, it was the NDPP-BJP alliance which later surged ahead. Acharya said that NDPP leader Neiphiu Rio, who has claimed the support of 32 MLAs, should form the government as he has the majority, PTI reported. (more...)
Q2 Weather: Falling snow stops, but blowing snow is still trouble Q2 Weather: Falling snow stops, but blowing snow is still trouble
- March 06, 2018

It said roads may become slippery, especially at night and early in the morning, and heavier bands of snow are possible late Tuesday into Tuesday night . Low around 29. Northwest wind 11 to 13 miles per hour. Wednesday: Partly cloudy with highs in the mid 30's. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 24 miles per hour. (more...)
John Kelly Confirms that he knew about Accusations facing Rob Porter John Kelly Confirms that he knew about Accusations facing Rob Porter
- March 05, 2018

On Feb. 7, the White House announced then-Staff Secretary Rob Porter had resigned after the allegations, including an image of his first wife with a black eye she says he gave her in the early 2000s . On Friday, Kelly doubled down on claims he did not know the extreme extent of the allegations. It also contradicts the White House's claims that the background check on Porter had not yet been completed at the time of his resignation. (more...)
NZ win toss, bowl against England NZ win toss, bowl against England
- March 05, 2018

The third and final ODI of the series between New Zealand and England will be played at the Westpac Stadium in Wellington . "Any side in the world, you miss those quality players in your lineup. And so it proved once the wickets started falling. Some were very poor decision making, others were a lack of execution. Credit to England - they played very well to assess conditions and get a competitive total at the halfway stage and they deserved to win. (more...)
Trump criticizes actor Alec Baldwin again Trump criticizes actor Alec Baldwin again
- March 03, 2018

For his part, "Alex" responded on Twitter himself, with a three-part message that included a claim that Melania Trump asks Baldwin for SNL tickets. "Agony thought it may be, I'd like to hang in there for the impeachment hearings, the resignation speech, the farewell helicopter ride to Mara-A-Lago". (more...)
Durant plays hometown hero, leads Warriors to easy win vs. Wizards Durant plays hometown hero, leads Warriors to easy win vs. Wizards
- March 03, 2018

The Warriors also met with kids in the National Museum of African American History and Culture instead of meeting with Trump. Even though the team declined a White House invite previous year after their victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals , the team met up with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Rep Barbara Lee - both California Democrats - in Washington Wednesday after a game against the Wizards . (more...)
Deadly explosion near Australian embassy in Kabul Deadly explosion near Australian embassy in Kabul
- March 03, 2018

Interior ministry spokesman Najib Danish says the bombing took place in the Qabil Bay area of Kabul where many expatriates reside. "One civilian was killed, and eleven civilians were wounded as a result of the attack". Kabul has recently seen a spate of large-scale militant attacks by the Taliban and also Daesh, whose affiliate in Afghanistan has grown stronger since it emerged in 2014. (more...)
Israel arrests family of detained Palestinian teen Israel arrests family of detained Palestinian teen
- March 01, 2018

Ahed has said in court she was angry over her cousin being shot by soldiers hours earlier, but on Monday, Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT) Major General Yoav Mordechai contested that claim, after Mohammed and eight others were arrested in an IDF raid of the West Bank town of Nebi Saleh early Monday morning. (more...)
Winter Olympics 2018: Russian Federation win historic men's hockey gold Winter Olympics 2018: Russian Federation win historic men's hockey gold
- February 26, 2018

He scored his second with 55.5 seconds left in regulation to force overtime . Winter Olympics legend Marit Bjoergen lifted Norway top of the final Pyeongchang medals table on Sunday, as Russian Federation celebrated a dramatic men's hockey gold - but also saw their flag barred from the closing ceremony over doping. (more...)