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Protest, shutdown for CBI probe in Kathua girl murder case Protest, shutdown for CBI probe in Kathua girl murder case
- March 03, 2018

They criticized the state government for handing over case to the Crime Branch. What is government doing we fail to understand? "The case should be referred to the CBI", Prakash said, amidst sloganeering. "Why are you scared of the CBI enquiry?" "The probe should be fast-tracked and monitored by the Court on a day-to-day basis considering both the severity and sensitivity of the beastly crime as also repeated attempts of interference by Senior Ministers and political quarters". (more...)
New York Islanders: Must Win Tonight vs Canadiens New York Islanders: Must Win Tonight vs Canadiens
- March 03, 2018

Even with Carey Price out with a concussion, the Montreal Canadiens are getting stellar goaltending . Teravainen's redirection at 9:37 of the third period made it 2-1, and Williams added an empty-net goal with 21 seconds remaining. Byron scored 8:10 into the third and Juulsen scored his first National Hockey League goal 1:43 later before Galchenyuk scored an empty-netter in the final minute. (more...)
Omeros (OMER) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.03 EPS
- March 03, 2018

Its down 1.08% from 27,700 shares previously. Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) has risen 0.69% since March 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.68% the S&P500. Tudor Investment Et Al holds 16,271 shares. (NASDAQ:HALO). Lombard Odier Asset (Switzerland) accumulated 200,000 shares or 0.34% of the stock. Eam Investors Llc, which manages about $932.15 million and $752.37M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Willdan Group Inc. (more...)
Contaminated melons claim lives of 3 Australians Contaminated melons claim lives of 3 Australians
- March 03, 2018

The responsible company, which its name hasn't been released, stopped producing and is investigating. "All 15 cases are elderly people, and a lot of them have significant underlying health conditions", Director Communicable Diseases New South Wales Health Dr Vicky Sheppeard said in a statement Friday. (more...)
The Winnipeg Polar Plunge is Saturday The Winnipeg Polar Plunge is Saturday
- March 03, 2018

The 7th annual Polar Plunge Freezin' for a Reason was held February 24 at Aloha Pools and Spas to benefit Special Olympics Tennessee along with the more than 400 Special Olympics athletes in West Tennessee. Are you "too chicken to plunge?" The opening ceremonies for the event start at noon. Online registration ends at 11:59 p.m. Friday, but staffers will be at North Avenue Beach 10 a.m.to 3 p.m. (more...)
Malaysia's Petronas posts 61 percent growth in quarterly profit Malaysia's Petronas posts 61 percent growth in quarterly profit
- March 03, 2018

For the fourth quarter ended Dec 31, 2017, its net profit rose by 61 per cent to RM18.2 billion from RM11.3 billion in the corresponding quarter previous year due to higher revenue and lower net impairment on assets and well costs. PETROLIAM Nasional Bhd (Petronas) has committed to pay RM19 billion in dividends to the government this year, higher than the RM16 billion last year. (more...)
Trump suggests death penalty for drug traffickers
- March 03, 2018

The White House hosted a summit to highlight Trump administration efforts to combat the opioid crisis. As Trump explained, there are plenty of countries where you get "a very, very tough penalty" for selling and pushing narcotics, in countries that have "much less of a drug problem" than the one in America. (more...)
Islamabad United to face Quetta Gladiators in PSL today Islamabad United to face Quetta Gladiators in PSL today
- March 03, 2018

One of the major reasons for the lack of fan support could be that PSL continues to be played far away in the UAE which is Pakistan's adopted home venue. Batting first, Islamabad United scored 134 runs for the loss of seven wickets in 20 overs. Only Jean-Paul Duminy provided some resistance with a 36-ball 34 and at the later stage, Hussain Talat made an unbeaten hard-hitting 33 from 21 balls with two towering sixes and a four. (more...)
T25-SEC-Tennessee-South Carolina,3rd Ld-Writethru T25-SEC-Tennessee-South Carolina,3rd Ld-Writethru
- March 03, 2018

When No. 14 Auburn (24-6, 12-5 SEC) hosts SC (16-14, 7-10) at 2:30 p.m. on SEC Network, the Tigers will be playing for the SEC regular-season title - their first since 1999 and just the third in program history - and doing so against a team that has, as coach Bruce Pearl put it this week, had the Tigers' number of late, with the Gamecocks winning three straight and four out of fine in the series. (more...)
Trump meets with NRA officials again Trump meets with NRA officials again
- March 03, 2018

But Mr. Trump kept mostly quiet on the subject Thursday. "You have a different president now", Trump told the senator. Mr Trump shocked Republicans and Democrats on Wednesday when he came out in support of gun control measures. A man who confronted a suspect in a shooting at a Texas church is also on the participant list released by the White House. She says she can't recall that level of support before. (more...)
Tasmania election: Liberal Party returned to power in Tasmania, White concedes Tasmania election: Liberal Party returned to power in Tasmania, White concedes
- March 03, 2018

There appears to have been a swing to Labor at the expense of the Liberals and Greens, but it has not been enough to stop the Liberals gaining majority. Labor's Rebecca White concedes defeat. 'We got done over by cash. "So it's a 10 per cent swing to Labor statewide - how that's extrapolated across the seats is yet to be seen", Mr Aird told AAP outside the tally room. (more...)
Ex-mayor faces sex charges Ex-mayor faces sex charges
- March 03, 2018

Those conditions include no contact with the alleged victims, not possessing or consuming alcohol and not going to a park where anyone under 18 is present. None of the charges have been tested or proven in court. After successfully running for re-election in 2014 he stepped down suddenly in September 2016, citing a desire to focus on business and educational opportunities and spend time with family. (more...)
Storm Hits US Northeast, Flights Cancelled, 1.7 Million Without Power
- March 03, 2018

Based on a 24-hour pressure change of 114 millibars to 987 millibars, the powerful storm slamming the Northeast officially underwent bombogenesis, according to AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Alex Sosnowski . The high winds and rainfall made power failures a hard issue. High wind warnings were issued from ME to the southern Appalachians as 60 miles per hour gusts of wind are expected in the area. (more...)
Thousands march in Slovakia for slain journalist Thousands march in Slovakia for slain journalist
- March 03, 2018

The seven men were taken into custody on Thursday in police raids in the eastern town of Michalovice. Police confirmed their release Saturday but gave no details. Organisers estimated that around 25,000 people gathered in the capital Bratislava, while thousands met in a dozen other cities and towns across the European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation country of 5.4 million people. (more...)
Elizabeth Chambers Suing Woman Who Impersonated Her to Score Oscar Party Invite Elizabeth Chambers Suing Woman Who Impersonated Her to Score Oscar Party Invite
- March 03, 2018

According to documents first obtained by TMZ , a woman by the name of Diana Roque Ellis attempted to RSVP to the event by using a fake email address, posing as Chambers. Chambers is suing Ellis and anyone else involved in the scheme for misappropriating her name and personal information and violating her privacy (read the suit here). (more...)
Police Investigating Body in Trunk Police Investigating Body in Trunk
- March 03, 2018

The Maine State Police Major Crimes Unit was on scene Friday afternoon at a auto dealership in Pittsfield, after employees there reported that they had found a body upon opening the trunk of a Chevy Malibu. State police expect to release more details today as the situation develops, a state police dispatcher said. Police said the woman's body and the auto were being taken to Augusta for examination. (more...)
Lamb Announces $3.2 Million Raised in Special Election Campaign Lamb Announces $3.2 Million Raised in Special Election Campaign
- March 03, 2018

The Democrat Lamb, a former federal prosecutor from Mt. Lebanon, faces Republican state Rep. Rick Saccone, R-Elizabeth Township, in a March 13 special election to replace former U.S. Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden is set to headline a pair of rallies for Mr. Lamb on Tuesday. Trump won the congressional district easily in 2016, downing Democrat Hillary Clinton by nearly 20 percentage points. (more...)
First lady speaks at opioid summit
- March 03, 2018

He sees people who "shoot one person" get given a life sentence in prison or the #Death Penalty, while the opioid dealers, who he says "can kill two thousand, three thousand people", and "nothing happens to them". Indeed, the president said at the summit that he would be unveiling specific policies to tackle the drugs crisis in the coming weeks. The President spent the majority of his remarks touting his administration's involvement in combating the opioid crisis, something that's been a ... (more...)
Bangladesh Skipper Shakib Al Hasan Ruled Out of Nidahas Trophy Bangladesh Skipper Shakib Al Hasan Ruled Out of Nidahas Trophy
- March 03, 2018

Bangladesh had anticipated Shakib would not be able to play in all the Sri Lanka matches, but had held up hope for a quicker recovery. Bangladesh Cricket Board press release said. The Indian team will play their first match against Sri Lanka on Tuesday. As for India , with senior players being rested and Rohit Sharma leading a young side, India would hope to win the trophy easily. (more...)
Mueller defendant cancels planned family trip to Boston Mueller defendant cancels planned family trip to Boston
- March 03, 2018

Gates and his family would be visiting Boston", Green wrote. He is scheduled to enter a second plea on Friday afternoon in federal court in Alexandria, where he faces 18 new and modified charges, reported the Washington Post. A Washington, D.C., district court previously granted Gates permission to travel to Boston with his family. Rick Gates had asked a judge's permission to take his children to Boston for spring break to learn about American history and the Revolutionary War. (more...)
Turkish Jets Kill Pro-Regime Forces in Syria's Afrin Turkish Jets Kill Pro-Regime Forces in Syria's Afrin
- March 03, 2018

Turkey considers Syrian Kurdish fighters to be "terrorists" linked to a Kurdish insurgency within its own borders. He said that the Free Syrian Army (FSA), on the other hand, has had 116 of its members killed. The situation was complicated further 10 days ago following the deployment of pro-regime elements in the enclave of Afrin , with observers warning of an increased risk of collision between the forces of Ankara and Damascus. (more...)
Bollywood icon Sridevi's top 5 films Bollywood icon Sridevi's top 5 films
- March 03, 2018

The Padma Shri awardee had also made a mark with her stellar performances in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam and Kannada films. Interestingly, film director Ram Gopal Varma who claims to know the actress and her family well, posted an open letter on Facebook, wherein he revealed that she was mired in debts and was a very lonely and unhappy woman who was controlled by the people in her life which he likened to that of a bird in a cage. (more...)
Sharma continues fine form with WGC lead Sharma continues fine form with WGC lead
- March 03, 2018

Fifth place finishes at Abu Dhabi and Dubai saw him punch his ticket to his first elite World Golf Championships event at the Club de Golf Chapultepec.Paisley opened with back-to-back birdies and added two more at the fifth and sixth, seizing a share of the lead on five-under with a birdie at the 10th, where he rolled in a 10-footer. (more...)
Passengers jump onto Lewisham train tracks after delays Passengers jump onto Lewisham train tracks after delays
- March 03, 2018

Passengers put themselves in clear by standing on the tracks near Lewisham station on Friday night. Southeastern services at connecting London terminals were crippled as a result, with only a handful of trains leaving London's Cannon St over several hours. (more...)
Polling underway for 52 Senate seats Polling underway for 52 Senate seats
- March 03, 2018

Eighteen of the 52 retiring senators belong to the Pakistan People Party Parliamentarians (PPP-P), nine to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), five are from the Awami National Party (ANP), four each belong to Pakistan Muslim League-Q (PML-Q) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), three to Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F), two to Balochistan National Party-A (BNP-A), and one each to Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Muslim League-Functional (PML-F). (more...)

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