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Grand Canyon Crash: Newlywed Groom's Parents Sue Over Tragedy Grand Canyon Crash: Newlywed Groom's Parents Sue Over Tragedy
- March 04, 2018

The systems have fuel tanks that expand, rather than rupture, on impact and self-sealing components to keep fuel from spreading. After the lawsuit was filed, lawyer Gary Robb said: " Mr and Mrs Udall deeply grieve for the loss of their son but their primary motivation now is to prevent anyone else from having to suffer the deadly burn injuries as their son did ". (more...)
Germany: Merkel's fate hangs on outcome of membership vote Germany: Merkel's fate hangs on outcome of membership vote
- March 04, 2018

Polls show only about 55% in favor. At the urging of President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, the SPD's then leader Martin Schulz promised members the final say on whether to repeat a "grand coalition" with Merkel's conservatives after first announcing he would lead the party into opposition. (more...)
Over 2200 flights cancelled in USA as major storm hits East Coast
- March 04, 2018

The Eastern Seaboard was buffeted by wind gusts exceeding 80 km/h, with possible hurricane-strength winds of around 130 km/h to 145 km/h on Cape Cod. Fallen trees killed a 44-year-old man in Virginia , a 77-year-old woman in Maryland's Baltimore city, a 70-year-old man in Rhode Island and an 11-year-old boy in NY. (more...)
Three men charged following Leicester explosion that killed five people Three men charged following Leicester explosion that killed five people
- March 04, 2018

Sean and Shane, along with Shane's girlfriend Leah Beth Reek, 18, and Viktorija Ijevleva, 22, who was working in the shop at the time, have been confirmed as being among the dead . (more...)
Forecast: Strong Nor'easter Will Batter Southern New England -- Especially Along Coast Forecast: Strong Nor'easter Will Batter Southern New England -- Especially Along Coast
- March 04, 2018

The East Coast was being hit with winds reaching 50 mph, and officials warned that Cape Cod, Massachusetts , could experience hurricane-strength winds of 80 mph to 90 mph. A sudden pressure plummet on Friday is expected to hit the Atlantic coast leading into Saturday , CNN reported . The National Weather Service says strong winds are likely to remain throughout Friday and into Saturday . (more...)
Trump willing to talk to North Korea 'under the right conditions' Trump willing to talk to North Korea 'under the right conditions'
- March 04, 2018

About what conditions there is a speech, the American President did not specify. Trump, speaking with USA state governors at the White House, said China had done more on North Korea that it ever had before following requests from his administration. (more...)
Nor'easter, life-threatening flooding to sweep East Coast Nor'easter, life-threatening flooding to sweep East Coast
- March 04, 2018

This is the second major storm to hit the region thus far this year. Baker said the National Guard was deployed to numerous municipalities throughout eastern MA to help with rescue and evacuation efforts. We will probably need to close the usual roads during high tide (Ocean Ave., Pier Road, Dyke Road) and a few others. "That one still looks like it's going to be on target for at least moderate coastal flooding, which means we're going to see some problems in Boston ", said Jim Hayes, a ... (more...)
Suspected Boko Haram attack kills aid workers in Nigeria Suspected Boko Haram attack kills aid workers in Nigeria
- March 04, 2018

Joanne Liu. She added that the abductors confirmed to her that the girls were safe, healthy and in good condition. A number of fighters attacked the base in the town of Rann in Borno state late on Thursday but were pushed back by armed forces after a gunfight. (more...)
No. 3 Xavier edges DePaul to clinch Big East title No. 3 Xavier edges DePaul to clinch Big East title
- March 03, 2018

We finally saw the depth that Friar coach Ed Cooley spoke so glowingly about in October. Bluiett made all but one of his 3's in the second half while surpassing Romain Sato as Xavier's all-time leader. When the buzzer sounded, the team gathered around a championship trophy at midcourt as confetti and streamers were shot off from the rafters. Senior guard J.P. (more...)
Seoul pushes for US-Korea talks Seoul pushes for US-Korea talks
- March 03, 2018

But a North Korea expert with links in the regime said he heard the North decided not to send its cheerleaders due to their bad grade in public relations. Senior officials from Pyongyang visiting South Korea for the Olympics said on Sunday their government was open to talks with the United States, while the White House said any talks with North Korea must lead to an end of its nuclear programme. (more...)
Roy Moore pleads for money to pay legal bills, saying resources 'depleted' Roy Moore pleads for money to pay legal bills, saying resources 'depleted'
- March 03, 2018

In a weird Facebook post this week, the extreme ex-judge - who says he "does not profess to be a hero" - linked the legal challenges he's facing from "lawyers in Washington, D.C., and San Francisco" to what he's describing as an attempt by the "unholy forces of evil" to "destroy our country". (more...)
Trump threatens tax on European Union cars over tariff retaliation Trump threatens tax on European Union cars over tariff retaliation
- March 03, 2018

Saturday's latest mini-tweetstorm comes a day after the president issued a series of similarly disconcerting messages, writing in part that "trade wars are good, and easy to win". Canada's leadership said they would retaliate with tariffs on US exports, and European leaders said they would as well, targeting Kentucky bourbon, Harley Davidson motorcycles, and blue jeans. (more...)
BJP to form govt in Nagaland, may ally with NPF: Rijiju BJP to form govt in Nagaland, may ally with NPF: Rijiju
- March 03, 2018

Indications are that the saffron flag will fly not just in Tripura and Nagaland , but also in Meghalaya . For a party seen to be inextricably linked to Hindutva, the outcome in Tripura coupled with improved performance in Christian-majority Nagaland and Meghalaya has come as a morale-booster. (more...)
Police arrest 19-year-old after two killed at Central Michigan University Police arrest 19-year-old after two killed at Central Michigan University
- March 03, 2018

The two victims were James Davis Sr. and Diva Davis, both 47, university officials said on Twitter. He was last seen in a surveillance video running along some railroad track near the dorm following the incident. The university said Friday morning that the report concerns Campbell Hall on its campus in Mount Pleasant. Tactical officers and K-9 teams were going door-to-door in some neighborhoods and searching wooded areas in the area of High Street. (more...)
UBS Group Analysts Give Mylan (MYL) a $54.00 Price Target
- March 03, 2018

State Treasurer State of MI now owns 162,709 shares of the company's stock valued at $5,104,000 after buying an additional 11,200 shares during the period. They set a "market perform" rating and a $44.00 price objective for the company. (NASDAQ:MYL), 14 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Currently, Mylan N.V. (more...)
Tsurenko beats Gavrilova in Acapulco semi Tsurenko beats Gavrilova in Acapulco semi
- March 03, 2018

In a rematch of last year's decider, Ukrainian seventh seed Tsurenko was too good in a 6-2 6-2 victory on the Mexican hard courts. Voegele beat Rebecca Peterson of Sweden 6-4, 7-6 (5) to reach her first WTA Tour final. "I just really like it here", Tsurenko said. I know that all the players enjoy it. The surface is great. "I'm looking forward to play again here tomorrow". (more...)
President Xi's Extension of Power, Bad News for Persecuted Christians in China President Xi's Extension of Power, Bad News for Persecuted Christians in China
- March 03, 2018

Yet when China's Communist Party gave the nod to Xi's term-free rule of the nation, with it came the dubious honor of admission to Autocrats Anonymous. Xi has consolidated power in the country and has seized control of its economic policy, asserted the authority of the Communist Party, while purging corrupt officials from the party. (more...)
'The whole sky was orange': Massive fire engulfs Mississauga construction site 'The whole sky was orange': Massive fire engulfs Mississauga construction site
- March 03, 2018

Peel Paramedics told Global News its crews were on standby and that there were no reports of injuries. Investigators from the Office of the Ontario Fire Marshall are also on scene and will begin sifting through the rubble once they are given the all-clear. (more...)
North Korean delegation says it is willing to talk with US North Korean delegation says it is willing to talk with US
- March 03, 2018

The North's position is surprising given the recent revelation that the North Korean delegation at the Winter Olympics canceled a meeting with Vice President Mike Pence only two weeks ago. And right now, the Trump administration has failed to nominate a United States ambassador to South Korea, let alone a point man on North Korea . Time is short for the South Korean president, given that his military is due to start exercises with the United States on April 1, an event that elicits an ... (more...)
Rahul Gandhi has abandoned his party workers, says Giriraj Singh Rahul Gandhi has abandoned his party workers, says Giriraj Singh
- March 03, 2018

No prizes for guessing whom Shah was targeting - not least because one of his party colleagues, the Union minister Giriraj Singh, had already reminded India where Rahul Gandhi was on counting day. The party has also shown a strong performance in Nagaland and Meghalaya. "I thank brothers and sisters of Tripura for their massive support to the BJP". (more...)
CMU student's friends, neighbors react to news of parents' deaths CMU student's friends, neighbors react to news of parents' deaths
- March 03, 2018

By Friday evening they had identified the victims of the morning's campus shooting as his parents, James Eric Davis Sr. and Diva Jeneen Davis. More than 100 officers from multiple agencies were involved in the search for Davis Jr ., who was potentially armed and unsafe, according to the Chicago Tribune. (more...)
White House on lock down White House on lock down
- March 03, 2018

The agency said in a Twitter post that there are no other reported injuries related to the incident. The incident happened about 12pm local time (5pm United Kingdom time) and the surrounding area was cordoned off. tonight for the annual Gridiron Club Dinner. Such disturbances outside the White House are not uncommon. On Feb. 23, a woman was arrested after crashing her vehicle into a security barrier near the presidential residence. (more...)
House of Delegates Decides on West Virginia Sports Betting Bill House of Delegates Decides on West Virginia Sports Betting Bill
- March 03, 2018

The West Virginia House has passed legislation to legalize sports betting at the state's five casinos in the event that a U.S. Supreme Court case leads to the repeal of a nationwide ban. "The sports betting structure is so bad, betters will seek other states with better framework". Manfred said he hopes the House and Senate reconsiders the bill, delays the vote and takes an opportunity to put together a better bill. (more...)
Gamecocks win on walk-off sacrifice fly, top Clemson 3-2 Gamecocks win on walk-off sacrifice fly, top Clemson 3-2
- March 03, 2018

The victory snapped a two-game losing streak for the Gamecocks (7-3) and was Clemson's first loss in nine games. "Coach Kingston and the new coaching staff have really changed my mindset about a baseball game", Hopkins said. After a walk by Logan Davidson, Seth Beer launched a home run blast into the Gamecock bullpen that gave the Tigers their first run of the game and the lead, 2-1. (more...)
Five killed, over 90000 left without power in storm Five killed, over 90000 left without power in storm
- March 03, 2018

More than 3,000 domestic and worldwide flights were cancelled on Friday and more than 2,400 others were delayed, according to the website FlightAware. "We still have a very long way to go with this storm", Baker said during a press conference from the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) bunker in Framingham. (more...)

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