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Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution condemning Iran for involvement in Yemen Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution condemning Iran for involvement in Yemen
- March 01, 2018

The draft resolution , which is expected to be vetoed by Russian Federation on Monday, is to condemn Iran for allegedly providing missiles and drones to the Houthi fighters in Yemen. Before the vote, Britain's deputy United Nations ambassador Jonathan Allen said the British draft reflected the panel's "very serious concerns" and "makes clear Iranian non-compliance". (more...)
Proposed new European Union law could see companies relinquish overseas data Proposed new European Union law could see companies relinquish overseas data
- March 01, 2018

The case before the Supreme Court was triggered by a US law-enforcement request in 2013 that Microsoft turn over a cloud customer's email data related to a narcotics investigation. Perhaps especially if the CLOUD Act passes, or if the Supreme Court rules against Microsoft, tech startups will have to start thinking about how to protect user data right from the start. (more...)
Kings rally late, defeat Golden Knights 3-2, OT Kings rally late, defeat Golden Knights 3-2, OT
- March 01, 2018

The Los Angeles Kings and Vegas Golden Knights meet Tuesday in National Hockey League action at the T-Mobile Arena. The future outlook of the Tatar trade. "You can't look at the scoreboard during the game", Brown said. They've not played particularly well at any point over the season, but have a knack to turn tight games in their favor. (more...)
Students walk out to support teacher suspended over Florida shooting comments Students walk out to support teacher suspended over Florida shooting comments
- March 01, 2018

The spokeswoman for school district, Barbara Wilson, said she could not comment on the subject. "Mr. Locke was the only teacher in the school who was willing to discuss the Parkland shooting with his students". "I didn't have an issue with Mr. Locke, but I felt obliged to go there because this girl was a friend of mine", Ritter said of going to the principal's office to discuss their concerns about Locke. (more...)
Family's lawsuit claims Steelers' Davis mocked teenage son Family's lawsuit claims Steelers' Davis mocked teenage son
- March 01, 2018

According to the article, Davis made reference to the teen as an eight-year-old, allegedly a commentary on his small size. "No wonder lines be so long at Chick-fil-A". One of Davis' representatives, Randy Fisher, said the safety was commenting on Chick-fil-A at large and not the particular teenager in question. "What they're alleging goes completely against everything Sean stands for and the way he lives his life", Lee said. (more...)
Home Ministry denies Islamic State presence in J&K Home Ministry denies Islamic State presence in J&K
- March 01, 2018

On Monday, Amaq news agency, the official channel of the IS, released a message that Sunday's killing was the second attack by IS militants in the past four months. ISIS flags have occasionally surfaced in the valley, especially at the funeral of slain terrorists. The rise of the IS poses a challenge for the security agencies because even as they are fighting militants in encounters, they have to keep young Kashmiri boys from rushing to the encounter sites. (more...)
Erdogan Vows to Honor 6-Year-old Girl if She's Martyred Erdogan Vows to Honor 6-Year-old Girl if She's Martyred
- March 01, 2018

Mr. Erdogan thanked the volunteers but said the Turkish Army had professional soldiers to do the job. In video posted online , the girl appears to be crying as she walks towards the podium Mr Erdogan kisses her on both cheeks and points out that she has the Turkish flag in her pocket. (more...)
Ryanair Planning To Close Glasgow Airport Base In November Ryanair Planning To Close Glasgow Airport Base In November
- March 01, 2018

Ms Jardine said: "This announcement will disappoint passengers and staff, many of whom will now be anxious about the impact on their jobs". 23 routes are now operated from the city's airport, but that will be reduced to three. A spokesman for the airport said there was "no doubt" that the failure to replace air passenger duty (APD) with a cheaper air departure tax (ADT ) in Scotland was behind the move. (more...)
ITF announces revamping of Davis Cup format ITF announces revamping of Davis Cup format
- March 01, 2018

The final between Belgium and Britain in the Flanders Expo in Ghent in 2015 was an unforgettable experience for the 13,000 fans who crammed inside the arena over the three days. "You have to change what is necessary to change and strengthen what is good or at least keep it". Each tie would be best-of-three sets and consist of two singles and a doubles match. (more...)
Largest ever deposit made to the Svalbard Global Seed Vault Largest ever deposit made to the Svalbard Global Seed Vault
- March 01, 2018

According to a statement issued by the Norwegian government , the work will include building a new concrete access tunnel for the Svalbard Global Seed Vault , along with a new service building to house emergency power and refrigeration units and electrical equipment to emit heat through the tunnel, The Verge is reporting . (more...)
Man arrested on suspicion of murder following Fermanagh house fire Man arrested on suspicion of murder following Fermanagh house fire
- March 01, 2018

Jason Murphy of the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) said, "At this time we believe the fire, which has claimed at least three lives, was started deliberately". "Emergency services remain at the scene". "It is important that the cause of the fire is established but my thoughts and prayers are with all those in the local area, friends and the wider family circle as they struggle to come to terms with this awful tragedy", she said. (more...)
Barnaby Joyce refuses to rule out return to leadership Barnaby Joyce refuses to rule out return to leadership
- March 01, 2018

A second investigation is examining Mr Joyce's taxpayer funded travel, with former media advisor and now pregnant partner Vikki Campion, and whether any ministerial guidelines were breached. A "GOOD listener" with country values has Ken O'Dowd's support in leading the National Party beyond the recent "distracting" scandals involving Barnaby Joyce . (more...)
Michael Wolff Awkwardly Ends On-Air Interview When Confronted About Trump Affair Claims Michael Wolff Awkwardly Ends On-Air Interview When Confronted About Trump Affair Claims
- March 01, 2018

Despite trying to interrupt, Wolff began complaining of technical difficulties and finally responded by saying, "I can't hear you". Speaking at a Waterstones book event with writer Armando Iannucci in central London on Friday, Mr Wolff labelled Mr Kushner and his wife - the president's daughter, Ivanka Trump - "the two most entitled people on earth". (more...)
Russian TV airs video game as Syria war footage Russian TV airs video game as Syria war footage
- March 01, 2018

The report was designed as a celebration of Russia's armed forces to commemorate last week's Defender of the Fatherland Day. As reported by the BBC , the relevant portion of the segment was focused on Roman Filippov, an Su-25 "Frogfoot" pilot who was shot down and killed in Syria earlier this month. (more...)
Seoul: US Sanctions Affirm Its Will to Peacefully Resolve Nuke Issue Seoul: US Sanctions Affirm Its Will to Peacefully Resolve Nuke Issue
- March 01, 2018

The announcement comes two months after the UN Security Council said it was imposing its toughest sanctions yet on North Korea. The Pyongyang delegation said developments in relations between the two Koreas and between North Korea and the United States should go hand in hand, according to the statement . (more...)
Bill Kelly: Patrick Brown is his own worst enemy Bill Kelly: Patrick Brown is his own worst enemy
- March 01, 2018

He says he is stepping down to focus on "holding CTV accountable" for reporting what he says are false allegations of sexual misconduct. Dunlop, a Brown loyalist who gave up his seat in 2015 so Brown could run in a byelection in Simcoe North, said he has heard rumblings that Brown could announce his departure from the leadership contest within hours. (more...)
'I am so grateful to be here,' Parkland school shooting survivor says 'I am so grateful to be here,' Parkland school shooting survivor says
- March 01, 2018

Other students and teachers returned to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School campus on Sunday to get ready for classes to resume later this week. Her father David said he felt his daughter was blessed. "We have had an outpouring from people we did not know", said mom Missy Wilford. The family also thanked people for their prayers. (more...)
A 6th-grader helped end West Virginia teachers' strike A 6th-grader helped end West Virginia teachers' strike
- March 01, 2018

Tuesday evening, the Senate and House of Delegates passed legislation to give teachers a three-year, 2 percent-1 percent-1 percent pay increase, with a two-year, 2 percent-1 percent increase for service personnel and state employees (SB267). (more...)
EU, Arab League Insist That Jerusalem Must Be 'Joint Capital' EU, Arab League Insist That Jerusalem Must Be 'Joint Capital'
- March 01, 2018

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that "it is only a matter of time before other countries will follow the United States" in moving their embassies to Jerusalem. "I said we have to do it". The new embassy is as yet unplanned, but USA officials have put the price tag at anywhere between $60 million and $1 billion. (more...)
Fiat Chrysler To Stop Production Of Diesel Cars By 2022 Fiat Chrysler To Stop Production Of Diesel Cars By 2022
- March 01, 2018

If we look at the Volatility of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. ( FCAU ), Week Volatility is 1.94%, whereas Month Volatility is at 3.92%. The target implies a 1150% spike from where the shares are now trading. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles bids adieu to diesel , according to a recent report. Analysts expect Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE:NFX) to report 1.92 EPS and has got OUTPERFORM rating from 12 of Thomson Reuters analysts and 0 analyst (s) given UNDERPERFORM rating. (more...)
Pakistan's ruling PML-N appoints Shahbaz Sharif as new chief Pakistan's ruling PML-N appoints Shahbaz Sharif as new chief
- March 01, 2018

But the party presented a united front with the election of Shahbaz, while Nawaz was appointed the party's guide "for life". A petition filed with Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has challenged on Monday Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz's (PML-N) registration with the commission under name of disqualified premier Nawaz Sharif . (more...)
In pics: Bijepur BJD in celebration mood In pics: Bijepur BJD in celebration mood
- March 01, 2018

Congress candidate Pranaya Sahu was a distant third with 10,274, said Returning Officer Tapiram Majhi. Here's detail of round-wise figures: Reacting over the win, Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik thanked the voters and said that a victory by a margin of more than 40000 votes will have impact on future elections. (more...)
Low-cal vegetarian and Mediterranean diets may both help heart health Low-cal vegetarian and Mediterranean diets may both help heart health
- March 01, 2018

The "take-home message of our study is that a low-calorie lacto-ovo-vegetarian diet can help patients reduce cardiovascular risk about the same as a low-calorie Mediterranean diet", said study lead author Dr. Both follow "a healthy dietary pattern rich in fruits and vegetables, legumes, whole grains and nuts; focusing on diet variety, nutrient density and appropriate amount of food; and limiting energy intake from saturated fats", she says. (more...)
Dolly Parton's Imagination Library Gives Out 100 Millionth Free Book Dolly Parton's Imagination Library Gives Out 100 Millionth Free Book
- March 01, 2018

The goal of Dolly's appearance in Washington D.C was to donate the 100 millionth book from her Imagination Library literacy program to America's biggest library - the Library of Congress . Less than 10 years later, Parton had donated a million books. She sang to children - a tale of her childhood growing up poor in East Tennessee. She said she now reads at least 52 books a year. (more...)
Ivanka Trump at Olympics for politics, to back athletes Ivanka Trump at Olympics for politics, to back athletes
- March 01, 2018

Brief footage of the VIP enclosure at the arena showed South Korean President Moon Jae-in shaking hands first with Trump's daughter Ivanka, and soon afterwards with North Korean General Kim Yong Chol - who reportedly expressed willingness to talk to Washington. (more...)

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