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Egypt's leader: Defaming security forces is 'high treason' Egypt's leader: Defaming security forces is 'high treason'
- March 02, 2018

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said Thursday that offending the army or the police who sacrificed their souls in the country's anti-terror war would "equal high treason". Media regulatory bodies must notify prosecutors of violations by media outlets, he said in a brief statement. BBC published a short documentary on February 23 purporting to show human rights violations in the North African country. (more...)
Florida lawmaker could kill texting and driving bill in committee Florida lawmaker could kill texting and driving bill in committee
- March 02, 2018

The House proposal, which was positioned for a vote, would make texting while driving a "primary" traffic offense, allowing officers to pull over motorists for texting. The bill has been changed to require officers to track the ethnicity of people they pull over. "But texting and driving doesn't discriminate. The unintended consequences are devastating, disastrous". (more...)
Three David Bowie releases announced for Record Store Day 2018 Three David Bowie releases announced for Record Store Day 2018
- March 02, 2018

Completing the Record Store Day releases will be Bowie Now - a promotional-only LP which was originally brought out exclusively in the USA in 1977 - which includes tracks from Heroes and Low . The full-length demo version clocks in at 7:34 and, like the edited version, was mixed by Nile Rodgers (original co-producer of the demo with Bowie ) in December of previous year. (more...)
Arraignment delayed for man accused of making deadly bomb Arraignment delayed for man accused of making deadly bomb
- March 02, 2018

George Wray of Queens, New York , lies on a stretcher as he is wheeled to a nearby ambulance, after suffering severe burns from a package explosion on July 25, 2017. Federal prosecutors say Kingsley sought out revenge against the officers and made telephone calls to determine the location of their residence. Ultimately, he allegedly arranged for the explosive device to be placed outside of the Queens residence. (more...)
Police arrest 3 men over blast that killed 5 people Police arrest 3 men over blast that killed 5 people
- March 02, 2018

The explosion ripped through the property at around 7pm on Sunday 25 February. Firefighters battled for almost an hour to bring the blaze under control - finally extinguishing it shortly after 8pm. A search and recovery operation was continuing on Wednesday but police said they did not expect to find any survivors. "We are a very close family". (more...)
Illinois House Bans Bump Stocks; New Rules for Firearms, Gun Dealer Licensing Illinois House Bans Bump Stocks; New Rules for Firearms, Gun Dealer Licensing
- March 02, 2018

As for gun control groups, they feel the proposed $1,000 five-year state permitting process for already federally-licensed gun dealers will help stop illegal guns from making it to the streets. Army veteran who was IL adjutant general from 1999-2003. He is a U.S. Army veteran and former state adjutant general. "No one needs this device to hunt deer or duck". (more...)
Government drops second part of Leveson press inquiry Government drops second part of Leveson press inquiry
- March 02, 2018

But Mr Hancock said the "world had changed" since Leveson's 2012 report and the press had cleaned up its act. Hancock conceded that "there were far too many cases of awful behavior" by the press but said that "over 40 people were convicted" following investigations into the hacking and that the media landscape of today was very different to that of five years ago, in part due to the fall in print circulations. (more...)
The three gun control myths that are killing Americans, by Erwin Chemerinsky The three gun control myths that are killing Americans, by Erwin Chemerinsky
- March 02, 2018

However, "gun control", as most of the left pushes for, and to be fair, some on the right as well, needs to be thought of very carefully. And with them most brought their own weapons, typically single-shot muskets. Still, it's hard to deny that resistance by the N.R.A. and Second Amendment absolutists toward almost every effort to restrict gun ownership has blocked a number of sensible measures-foremost among them, keeping guns out of the hands of violent maniacs. (more...)
Toys R Us and Maplin collapse into administration Toys R Us and Maplin collapse into administration
- March 02, 2018

Founded in 1985, Toys "R" Us is one of the UK's largest toy retailers with over 100 stores nationwide and over 1,500 stores worldwide in 33 countries. Maplin has more than 200 stores in the UK. After failing to find a buyer, the liquidation process for Toys R Us' United Kingdom unit has begun. (more...)
Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC)
- March 02, 2018

Coe Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Regal Entmt Group for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $3.60B market cap company. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.50%. Weik Investment owns 18,800 shares. Fmr Lc reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD). Strategic Global Advisors Ltd Liability Corp holds 153,660 shares or 1.49% of its portfolio. (more...)
Campbell Soup (CPB) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Finds
- March 02, 2018

Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB ) has declined 12.82% since March 1, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 29.52% the S&P500. Permal Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Apollo Coml Real Est Fin Inc (ARI) by 16.86% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Southington students divided over national school walkout Southington students divided over national school walkout
- March 02, 2018

Bella Kitsos, a senior at Wade Hampton High School and a March For Our Lives Greenville committee member, says she feels participating in a walkout at her school is "really important". "The walkout [at CCES] is not a stance on how it [gun violence] should be solved, but we want to show there is a problem and that we want the adults in government to fix it", Blech says. (more...)
Texas university fires baseball coach after Colorado comment Texas university fires baseball coach after Colorado comment
- March 02, 2018

Ironically, I am pretty sure someone with two brain cells would know that judging someone based on where they live is wrong and then to send it in an email is quite idiotic. John Veilleux, a spokesman for Texas Wesleyan, confirmed the existence of the email and said the university is investigating, according to the Houston Chronicle . (more...)
IOC lifts ban on Russia IOC lifts ban on Russia
- March 02, 2018

With the ROC suspended, the IOC permitted a neutral team of clean Russian athletes to compete under the Olympic flag and anthem as Olympic Athletes from Russia. ROC president Alexander Zhukov welcomed the IOC's "important" decision. "We sang because we're Russian people and when you win, the anthem is played". (more...)
Former Bihar Cong. chief joins JD(U) Former Bihar Cong. chief joins JD(U)
- March 02, 2018

Chowdhary and others were inducted into the JD-U during a meeting with Kumar at his residence in Patna on Thursday. "Congress has no leadership worth its name in Bihar. Sudarshan said, "Choudhary is like my elder brother and I stand by him wherever he is". Son of former Congress minister Mahavir Choudhary, Ashok was removed from the post of Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee (BPCC) chief on September 26 previous year by then Congress chief Sonia Gandhi after she got reports about alleged ... (more...)
Rockmelons linked to a deadly listeriosis outbreak in Australia Rockmelons linked to a deadly listeriosis outbreak in Australia
- March 02, 2018

According to the Food Safety Information Council, the outbreak has been linked to a farm based in Nericon, near Griffith in south-west NSW. Weekly NewsletterEvery Thursday afternoon, we package up the most-read and trending RiotACT stories of the past seven days and deliver straight to your inbox. (more...)
Communications Director Hope Hicks leaving Trump Communications Director Hope Hicks leaving Trump
- March 02, 2018

She acknowledged to a House intelligence panel that she has occasionally told " white lies " for Mr Trump. On Tuesday Ms Hicks declined to answer questions about the administration from members of the US House of Representatives Intelligence Committee investigating Russian Federation and the 2016 US election, lawmakers said. (more...)
More than 30 believed dead in PNG quake More than 30 believed dead in PNG quake
- March 02, 2018

Severe damage to phone networks and roads from the powerful quake is hindering efforts to assess the extent of the destruction, although officials in the remote central region feared dozens of people may have been injured or killed. "Preliminary reports from the Hides Gas Conditioning Plant indicate the administration buildings, living quarters and the mess hall have sustained damage". (more...)
PSL 2018: Quetta Gladiators defeat Islamabad United by six wickets PSL 2018: Quetta Gladiators defeat Islamabad United by six wickets
- March 02, 2018

Islamabad United: Misbah-ul-Haq ( captain ), Alex Hales, Sam Billings, Mohammad Hasan, Chadwick Walton, Rohail Nazir, Luke Ronchi, Amad Butt, Jean-Paul Duminy, Hussain Talat, Samit Patel, Andre Russell, Shadab Khan , Faheem Ashraf, Samuel Badree, Steven Finn, Mohammad Sami, Rumman Raees and Zafar Gohar. (more...)
Pitt returned to the frontbench by new Nationals leader Pitt returned to the frontbench by new Nationals leader
- March 02, 2018

Darren Chester, Minister for for Veterans' Affairs, Minister for Defence Personnel and Minister Assisting for the Centenary of ANZAC. Mr Pitt will be assistant minister to the deputy prime minister, with the swearing in to be held on Monday. (more...)
Gun range billboard vandalized with "shoot a school kid" message
- March 02, 2018

The billboard, near Interstate 15 and Spring Mountain Road, was removed by 9am. The group did not respond to an email from The Associated Press but provided a statement to KTNV-TV calling for reforming gun laws. The billboard near Interstate 15 is about 5.6 kilometres from the Mandalay Bay resort, where a gunman firing assault-style rifles from the 32nd-floor windows killed 58 people and injured more than 800 on October 1 in the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history. (more...)
Featured Stock to See: Finisar Corp. (FNSR)
- March 02, 2018

About 940,270 shares traded. It has underperformed by 6.05% the S&P500. Sentinel Asset Management Inc increased its stake in Finisar Corp. ( FNSR ) by 46.97% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Since September 22, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 selling transactions for $1.24 million activity. Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ:FNSR) has risen 53.92% since February 28, 2017 and is uptrending. (more...)
Ozarks pastor shares experiences in Billy Graham's ministry Ozarks pastor shares experiences in Billy Graham's ministry
- March 02, 2018

Truman to Trump. Burr paid his respects, as Rev. Billy Graham lay in honor in the Capitol. The one-time backwoods minister, who rose to become a spiritual advisor to several United States presidents and millions of Christian faithful via their television sets, died last week at age 99. (more...)
Chris Pratt's Tweet to Kevin Smith Sparks Controversy, James Gunn Reacts Chris Pratt's Tweet to Kevin Smith Sparks Controversy, James Gunn Reacts
- March 02, 2018

Some of the replies to Chris include, "Yup, thoughts and prayers to mass murder victims too", "Praying clearly does not work!" Shortly after Pratt's tweets were published, fans started quote tweeting his warm wishes to savagely remind the actor that "thoughts and prayers" no longer mean anything considering president Donald Trump's prayers didn't help the victims of the Parkland, Florida, high school shooting. (more...)
Ford and GM to meet U.S. trade officials on Tuesday Ford and GM to meet U.S. trade officials on Tuesday
- March 02, 2018

Thankfully, our president seems poised to do just this. Another 30 percent said withdrawal from NAFTA would have consequential effects on the economy. The same study found without NAFTA, $3 billion in annual soy exports would be jeopardized. Canada, however, has no incentive to accept drastic changes the US has been asking for on automobile trade, government procurement and future renewals of the treaty. (more...)

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