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Europeans, Iran talk Mideast issues as Trump deadline nears Europeans, Iran talk Mideast issues as Trump deadline nears
- March 02, 2018

But there's a catch: The Saudis have indicated they might accept such curbs if a separate nuclear deal with its arch-foe Iran is tightened, according to the officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to speak publicly on the matter. (more...)
Hamilton Ends Final Day of First Test on Top ahead of Vandoorne
- March 02, 2018

Valtteri Bottas returned to the top of the timesheets on an uneventful yet busy morning at the Circuit de Catalunya . Hamilton set the fastest time - a 1:19.333 - using the medium compound tyre on a dry track, giving him the fastest time of the week and leaving him half a second clear of Stoffel Vandoorne in the McLaren . (more...)
China angry at US Senate passage of Taiwan Travel Act China angry at US Senate passage of Taiwan Travel Act
- March 02, 2018

Beijing considers Taiwan as one of its territories. But even a nonbinding vote in favor of a Republic of Taiwan would put pressure on Tsai to take a more confrontational stance with the mainland, while giving Beijing more fodder to try to justify its own increasing pressure on her government. (more...)
Venezuela to hold presidential elections on May 20
- March 02, 2018

Rodriguez, one of the most influential analysts of Venezuela's dysfunctional economy, has recently been suggesting the bolivar currency should be scrapped for the US dollar as an extreme measure to fix runaway inflation by stopping the government from printing excess money. (more...)
Poland, Israel in talks to resolve Holocaust row Poland, Israel in talks to resolve Holocaust row
- March 02, 2018

The EU's Executive Commission has recommended a procedure that could theoretically lead to Poland losing its voting rights in the EU unless it concedes ground by March 20 on the issue of political control of the judiciary, Reuters said. Foreign Ministry Director General Yuval Rotem (L) listens to Polish Deputy Foreign Minister Bartosz Cichocki speak during a special dialogue at the foreign ministry in Jerusalem, on March 1, 2018, regarding the Polish controversial Holocaust law. (more...)
How Vikings '$64000' QB question could affect the Jets How Vikings '$64000' QB question could affect the Jets
- March 02, 2018

The Jets would benefit greatly from the addition to Kirk Cousins . Spielman then squashed any of the multitude of reports about the Vikings zeroing in on a QB. Spielman will meet with the representatives of all the Vikings' in-house free agents beginning this week. He has completion percentages of 69.8, 67.0 and 64.3, yardage totals of 4,166, 4,917 and 4,093, and TD-interception ratios of 29-11, 25-12 and 27-13. (more...)
Michelle Obama Has Some Twitter Tips For Donald Trump Michelle Obama Has Some Twitter Tips For Donald Trump
- March 02, 2018

But yes, I use social media. "I think by the time we had the sleepover we had enough interacting with them", she recalls. Though she said she wasn't "talking about anybody in particular" since "everybody does that", (and she certainly doesn't seem like the type of person to directly throw shade because, as she would put it, "when they go low, we go high") the remark was made and a jab seemed within reason. (more...)
Rain, wind and turning sharply colder; March comes in like a lion! Rain, wind and turning sharply colder; March comes in like a lion!
- March 02, 2018

Travel will be hard, especially for high profile vehicles.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS.A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Update your emergency kit and be sure to include enough food and water to last for 3 days for each person in your home. Keep a hand-cranked or battery-powered radio, flashlights and extra batteries at the ready as well as a hand-operated can opener. (more...)
Canadian opposition to move motion against Khalistani separatists Canadian opposition to move motion against Khalistani separatists
- March 02, 2018

Here in India, there was a strong reaction to the latest statements out of Ottawa, with the Ministry of External Affairs pushing back on the Canadian prime minister's response. However, Atwal showed up at a reception earlier in the week in Mumbai and was photographed with Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, the prime minister's wife. An invitation to a later reception in New Delhi was rescinded as soon as news broke that Atwal was on the guest list. (more...)
United States imposes largest sanctions ever against North Korea United States imposes largest sanctions ever against North Korea
- March 02, 2018

Taiwan's Foreign Ministry said it was in touch with the United States and would investigate its citizens and entities suspected of helping North Korea . He says if a deal can be reached with North Korea it will be a "great thing". They block assets held by the companies in the USA and prohibit US citizens from interacting with them. (more...)
Armenia Declares Protocols with Turkey Null and Void Armenia Declares Protocols with Turkey Null and Void
- March 02, 2018

Armenia has scrapped a peace agreement it signed with Turkey in 2009 in a failed attempt to normalise relations between the two countries, the Armenian president's press service said on Thursday. President Serzh Sarkisian issued a decree to stop the process begun in Zurich in 2009 that would have paved the way for the establishment of diplomatic ties, according to the presidency's website. (more...)
Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Stake Increased by Wealthcare Advisory Partners LLC
- March 02, 2018

The stock increased 1.29% or $0.62 during the last trading session, reaching $48.66. About 1.80M shares traded. (NYSE:VZ), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 21 Hold. Several analysts are forecasting growth estimate of Verizon Communications Inc. for the current quarter to be 16.8%. Keep in mind that Investors should not rely only on an analyst's recommendation when taking a decision whether to buy , hold, or sell a stock. (more...)
Miami superintendent backs out of deal to lead NYC schools Miami superintendent backs out of deal to lead NYC schools
- March 02, 2018

Carvalho, the popular superintendent of the nation's fourth-largest school district, seemingly made the decision in real time during the school board meeting. He said no matter what, he will always fight for teachers and students. "I believe in a promise of education". "I am breaking an agreement between adults to honor an agreement and a pact I have with the children of Miami ", Carvalho said during an emotional emergency meeting of the Miami school board, which he heads. (more...)
Jailed Instagram model wants to trade secrets for her freedom Jailed Instagram model wants to trade secrets for her freedom
- March 02, 2018

According to The Washington Post , Manafort offered Deripaska " private briefings " regarding the status of Trump's campaign through an overseas intermediary. But the prosecutor has offered no evidence that Mr. Manafort linked his Russian contacts to Trump's campaign or helped Russia meddle in the 2016 USA election. (more...)
Jalek Felton's career at UNC is over. Here's the social media reaction
- March 02, 2018

Sutton said last month that Felton has not been kicked out of school. Felton was suspended by the university in late January , saying it was gathering information into a misconduct case against the guard. "Even if Jalek hasn't played as well as he wanted to play or as well as I wanted [him] to play, we've always been able to give Joel a couple breathers", Williams said, per Joe Giglio of the News & Observer. (more...)
France's Marine Le pen charged over 'shameful' Isis tweets France's Marine Le pen charged over 'shameful' Isis tweets
- March 02, 2018

Le Pen's newest legal troubles stem from tweets she sent in December 2015 that showed executions by ISIS militants, including the killing of American journalist James Foley . Manuel Valls, France's Prime Minister at the time, described the photos as "monstrous", adding that Ms Le Pen had shown "political and moral failing" and her "non-respect for victims". (more...)
Billy Graham's funeral will 'really be his last crusade', family says
- March 02, 2018

Graham's casket returns to Charlotte for burial Friday. 'Today, in the centre of this great chamber lies legendary Billy Graham, an ambassador for Christ who reminded the world of the power of prayer and the gift of God's grace, ' he said. (more...)
Questions linger about how Melania Trump scored 'the Einstein visa' Questions linger about how Melania Trump scored 'the Einstein visa'
- March 02, 2018

The particular green card - an EB-1 - is meant to cater to individuals who have "sustained national and worldwide acclaim", and is typically granted to well-known researchers, business executives, and others who have won high-profile awards. (more...)
7000-year-old ancient burial site found off the coast of Florida 7000-year-old ancient burial site found off the coast of Florida
- March 02, 2018

The Manasota Key Offshore archaeological site, which is 21 feet under water and spans about an acre, dates back to the Early Archaic Period and would've been located farther inland back when Florida's fluctuating coastline would have extended farther out into the Gulf of Mexico. (more...)
Teacher in custody after allegedly firing gun inside Georgia high school classroom Teacher in custody after allegedly firing gun inside Georgia high school classroom
- March 02, 2018

The incident comes barely two weeks after the February 14 school shooting incident of Florida, in which, a former student of the school had shot and killed 17 people including three teachers. Davidson is also passionate about the Dalton High Catamounts football team, a sometimes-national powerhouse with a storied history in Georgia sports. (more...)
Colson's return lifts Notre Dame over Pitt Colson's return lifts Notre Dame over Pitt
- March 02, 2018

With the loss, the Panthers (8-23, 0-18 ACC) become the second ACC team to go winless in conference play in the last 30 years. "I'm proud of this group and what they have done". Hamilton's longer feature about Colson's return and what it means for Notre Dame is well worth your time if you're a subscriber to The Athletic and possibly worth a subscription if you're an Irish fan, but Brey letting his guard down is newsworthy in and of itself. (more...)
United States general sees 'positive indicators' in Pakistan United States general sees 'positive indicators' in Pakistan
- March 02, 2018

China's election to the FATF assumes significance as Pakistan is set to be put in the watchdog's grey list, which puts countries under the scanner for not implementing the body's objectives, in June this year. Ismail said that he urged the United States to allow Pakistan until June to fix any outstanding CTF issues and ceded ground in negotiations to strike a deal, but that the U.S. (more...)
Is HR McMaster On His Way Out of the White House? Is HR McMaster On His Way Out of the White House?
- March 02, 2018

NBC claimed Stephen Biegun, a current Ford executive with national security experience from the George W. Bush administration, is a top contender to replace McMaster. "General McMaster forgot to say that the results of the 2016 election were not impacted or changed by the Russians and that the only Collusion was between Russia and Crooked H, the DNC and the Dems", Trump tweeted. (more...)
Sorry for jibe about the snip, Keith Richards tells Mick Jagger Sorry for jibe about the snip, Keith Richards tells Mick Jagger
- March 02, 2018

Mick Jagger , Keith Richards , Ronnie Wood and Charlie Watts had previously announced five shows across the country, with the first taking place at the iconic site of the 2012 London Olympics on Tue 22 May. With the Rolling Stones' first United Kingdom tour in over a decade announced earlier this week, the interviews with individual band members are rolling in. (more...)
Declassified papers reveal the Queen survived an assassination attempt in 1981 Declassified papers reveal the Queen survived an assassination attempt in 1981
- March 02, 2018

But despite the incident, Lewis, who intelligence documents described as a "severely disturbed" youth, was not charged with attempted murder or treason. He was not charged with attempted murder or treason, and was instead just charged with unlawful possession and discharge of a firearm. A separate 1981 document notes a police investigation was "conducted discreetly", with media apparently believing "the noise was caused by a firework". (more...)

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