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Vietnam officials visit United States aircraft carrier Vietnam officials visit United States aircraft carrier
- March 05, 2018

But, it's far from a standard port call. The arrival of the Vinson marks the biggest USA military presence in Vietnam since 1975 - but it also illustrates Hanoi's complex and evolving relationship with Beijing over the disputed South China Sea . (more...)
FedEx and Delta respond to NRA FedEx and Delta respond to NRA
- March 05, 2018

The Senate passed the tax cut bill 44-10. Tap into millions of public records, notices and articles on The Daily News with our ever-growing line of services. I will kill any tax legislation that benefits @Delta unless the company changes its position and fully reinstates its relationship with @NRA. Delta Air Lines Inc.is studying whether to end discounts for "politically divisive" organizations, after a firestorm over its decision to terminate a deal with the National Rifle Association. (more...)
US President Trump suggests death penalty for drug traffickers US President Trump suggests death penalty for drug traffickers
- March 05, 2018

Some Republicans were more outspoken than others. "Steve Bannon, the sort of not so curious alt-right person that was pushed out of the White House , now nearly appears to have been the smartest person in the White House when he was there", the AM Joy host began. (more...)
Ukraine: Several injured as police break up Kyiv protest camp Ukraine: Several injured as police break up Kyiv protest camp
- March 05, 2018

Kryshchenko said police raided the tents as a part of an investigation after protesters tried to seize a building in Kiev´s city centre at the end of past year. Saakashvili was deported from Ukraine on February 12. He was stripped of his Ukrainian citizenship a year ago after accusing the Ukrainian government of corruption, becoming a key opposition figure to his one-time ally, President Petro Poroshenko, who had appointed him as governor. (more...)
Kimmel addresses Weinstein scandal in Oscar opening Kimmel addresses Weinstein scandal in Oscar opening
- March 05, 2018

Kimmel said he turned down a skit on the accountants previous year and the mistaken reading of La La Land was a result of the accountants trying to do comedy instead. And the truth is if we are successful here, if we can work together to stop sexual harassment in the workplace. Kimmel also quipped that the Oscar statuette was an apt figure for the era. (more...)
CBSE class 10, 12 examinations begin today CBSE class 10, 12 examinations begin today
- March 05, 2018

Thousands of Indian students in the UAE will sit for the Class 10 and 12 examinations conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE ), New Delhi , from Monday . It is always better to reach the examination centre 30-40 minutes before the scheduled time rather than getting late and missing out the paper. Candidates must have confidence on what they have studied, and must only brush up the topics they have covered properly. (more...)
George Pell: Prosecutors withdraw one historical charge against Cardinal George Pell: Prosecutors withdraw one historical charge against Cardinal
- March 05, 2018

Pell was summoned by Australian police a year ago and is the most senior Catholic official to face such charges. Pell was charged by Victoria Police in June previous year. "These documents are certainly relevant to the alleged offences". "We say that was not followed because there was a presumption of guilt", he said. (more...)
Magnitude 6.0 natural disaster strikes PNG Magnitude 6.0 natural disaster strikes PNG
- March 05, 2018

Another tremor with a 6.0-magnitude occurred five hours later 112 kilometers to the southwest of Porgera. The tremor has followed on from a series of large aftershocks which have ravaged the Southern Highlands region after a powerful 7.5-magnitude quake hit the area on February 25. (more...)
White House to highlight administration anti-opioid efforts
- March 05, 2018

FBI officials investigating allegations of Russian influence in the 2016 USA election are examining a series of meetings during the presidential transition between White House aide Jared Kushner and potential investors in his family's real-estate business, media reported . (more...)
China to raise defence budget by 8.1% in 2018 China to raise defence budget by 8.1% in 2018
- March 05, 2018

But some analysts note there are a number of key differences between Xi and communist China's revolutionary founders that mean any major policy failure could obstruct Xi's ambitions. "These trends should be deeply concerning to the Asia-Pacific region and beyond", he said. "Some spending will be hidden in civilian spending", said the diplomat, speaking on condition of anonymity. (more...)
BJP's win in northeast just a 'trailer', says Devendra Fadnavis BJP's win in northeast just a 'trailer', says Devendra Fadnavis
- March 05, 2018

The BJP-IPFT coalition has swept the polls, the results of which were declared on Saturday, winning 43 of the 59 seats for which elections were held. So, 30 is the half way mark. Akhtar, who is also the State Government spokesman, expressed the hope that with the fresh public approval of his policies and programmes, the Prime Minister would give a new impetus to his intensive developmental and inclusive political agenda. (more...)
Guatemala to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem in May
- March 05, 2018

Before visiting Guatemala, Haley also met with the recently-reelected president of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernandez, to greet him for the controversial electoral victory and also thank him for his support of Israel. Guatemala was one of nine countries that voted against the United Nations resolution to reject US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. (more...)
Woman arrested after dumping popcorn on 'noisy' toddler's head in movie theatre Woman arrested after dumping popcorn on 'noisy' toddler's head in movie theatre
- March 05, 2018

Following investigation, the Karmans were arrested and charged with endangering the welfare of a child . The lady at that point purportedly continued to dump popcorn over the 2-year-old's head and hit her with the void holder, police said. (more...)
Winter storm pounds United States east coast Winter storm pounds United States east coast
- March 05, 2018

Fallen trees also killed a man and a 6-year-old boy in different parts of Virginia , an 11-year-old boy in NY state and a man in Newport, Rhode Island . The storm may even turn out to be more damaging than the "Bomb Cyclone" that struck the region in early January. Charlanne Nosal and her daughter Abby huddled on the beach Saturday in Avalon, New Jersey, as a biting wind whipped sand around them. (more...)
United Kingdom will continue talking to devolved governments over Brexit - May's spokesman United Kingdom will continue talking to devolved governments over Brexit - May's spokesman
- March 05, 2018

Beyond that, European Union leaders want to endorse a set of guidelines at their next summit on March 22-23 for negotiating the shape of future relations between the 28-member bloc and Britain, the first country ever to leave. "The UK could keep any additional frictions with the European Union to a minimum with a new and comprehensive free trade agreement , including alternative customs arrangements". (more...)
Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai Peninsula Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai Peninsula
- March 05, 2018

Since the launch of Operation Sinai 2018 on February 9, the army said it has killed dozens of militants and destroyed hundreds of targets. Ten terrorists were killed in the anti-terror raids, said the military spokesman in a statement. No group has claimed responsibility for that attack. Following the mosque attack, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi ordered the army to restore security and stability in North Sinai within three months. (more...)
Florida Public School Teacher Allegedly Hosted a White Nationalist Podcast Florida Public School Teacher Allegedly Hosted a White Nationalist Podcast
- March 05, 2018

Under the alias, " Tiana Dalichov ", the teacher has done everything from suggesting Muslims be eradicated from the earth to bragging about teaching her views in school to supporting tweets about white supremacists, including David Duke, the former Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, Arthur Jones, and Patrick Casey. (more...)
Baseless accusations will not help Bahrain, Iran says Baseless accusations will not help Bahrain, Iran says
- March 05, 2018

The items found included explosives materials, automatic weapons, pistols and magnetic bombs and grenades, the statement said. It did not offer a timeframe for the arrests. Bahrain's authorities announced on Saturday that 116 people had been arrested on suspicion of links to Iran's Revolutionary Guards military force. (more...)
Cultural Breakthrough: First Hindu Woman Senator in Muslim-Majority Pakistan Cultural Breakthrough: First Hindu Woman Senator in Muslim-Majority Pakistan
- March 05, 2018

Ms Kohli is from Nagarparkar village in Tharparkar. Kohli was nominated for a minority Senate seat from the Sindh Assembly by the Bilawal Bhutto Zardari-led Pakistan People's Party (PPP) last month. She was married to Lalchand at the age of 16, when she was studying in 9th grade. She continued her studies after the marriage to get a postgraduate degree in sociology from the University of Sindh. (more...)
Here's How Philando Castile's Legacy Is Helping Thousands Of Students Here's How Philando Castile's Legacy Is Helping Thousands Of Students
- March 05, 2018

The Philando Feeds The Children Fund - named after Philando Castile , the USA cafeteria worker killed in July 2016 by police in Minnesota - has raised enough money to pay off the city of St. Yanez fired seven shots at Castile, later telling his supervisors he thought the man was grabbing his gun. Fergus said that while she never met Castile, she has heard much about him from his mother, Valerie Castile, who has been a strong supporter of the charity. (more...)
Iraqi Parliament Adopts Year's Budget Amid Protests of Kurds Iraqi Parliament Adopts Year's Budget Amid Protests of Kurds
- March 05, 2018

According to Haidar, the amendments were adopted by the majority of votes with 176 lawmakers having participated in the parliament's session. The budget cut the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRG) share from the 17 percent the region has traditionally received since the fall of Saddam Hussein. (more...)
BJP set to form government in Nagaland
- March 05, 2018

State Governor P B Acharya has given both the leaders 48 hours time to submit the signatures of the MLAs supporting them. An order signed on Sunday by EC Secretary Arvind Kumar said a tabulation error made by the Returning Officer on Saturday led to the declaration of N.R. (more...)
Police shoots himself dead at J Jayalalithaa's memorial on Marina beach Police shoots himself dead at J Jayalalithaa's memorial on Marina beach
- March 05, 2018

A 28-year old policeman posted on duty at the memorial of late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in Chennai allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself on Sunday, police said. City Police Commissioner AK Viswanathan rushed to the memorial and ordered for a detailed probe into the incident. However, a police officer suggested it could be a result of family issues. (more...)
Trump Trade Adviser Says Tariff `Exemptions' Possible Trump Trade Adviser Says Tariff `Exemptions' Possible
- March 05, 2018

The European Union already announced it is preparing countermeasures for U.S. products: Harley-Davidson, bourbon and Levi's jeans. He said they would treat the products "the same way" the United States wants to handle tariffs on European metals. (more...)
Authorities: 2 troopers seriously hurt after being struck by drunk driver Authorities: 2 troopers seriously hurt after being struck by drunk driver
- March 05, 2018

One trooper was launched 100 feet way into the median area, while the other was thrown and pinned under the tow truck. An investigation is underway and State Police are expected to give further details at 2 p.m. He was arraigned early Sunday night at North Greenbush Town Court. Trooper Swartz was thrown and trapped underneath the tow truck. Neumann was charged with first degree vehicular assault and driving while intoxicated. (more...)

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