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Escort says audio recordings prove Russian meddling in U.S. election Escort says audio recordings prove Russian meddling in U.S. election
- March 06, 2018

She and nine people from Russia, Ukraine and Belarus were arrested late last month in Pattaya, a city about 70 miles south of Bangkok known for its adult entertainment scene. Russian Federation has tried to block Navalny's video, which had almost 6.4 million views on YouTube as of Monday. Deripaska has denied the allegation of an affair. (more...)
Dad's punishment for 'bully' son, 10, divides opinion Dad's punishment for 'bully' son, 10, divides opinion
- March 06, 2018

Instead of giving his son a ride, Bryan Thornhill, who doesn't tolerate bullying, forced the youngster to run to school instead - in the rain. The father's Facebook Live video has reportedly been viewed more than 1.6 million times . Also have you noticed the amount of weight in that backpack the child was carrying. Thornhill said in the video that his son's behavior has improved since the punishment. (more...)
Santos and Oil Search PNG LNG facilities to close for 8 weeks Santos and Oil Search PNG LNG facilities to close for 8 weeks
- March 06, 2018

The team will assist the PNG National Disaster Centre in assessments, response coordination, logistics and information management in the worst affected areas especially in Hela and Southern Highlands provinces. Australian oil and gas companies Santos (ASX:STO) and Oil search (ASX:OSH) say it will take about 8 weeks to fix the liquefied natural gas project which they have stakes in following last weeks quake. (more...)
Some aspects of Florida's new gun bill blasted during roundtable discussion Some aspects of Florida's new gun bill blasted during roundtable discussion
- March 06, 2018

John Cortes, D-Kissimmee. The No. 2 Republican in the Senate , John Cornyn, said on Monday the only guns-related bill the Senate was likely to consider was one that he had backed to improve the background check system. Thomas Brezenski said. They would not be eligible to carry a gun in school. It also establishes the Marshal program, which would allow school personnel to receive law enforcement training and carry a concealed weapon on campus. (more...)
Ex-Russian Spy Critically Ill After 'Unknown Substance' Exposure Ex-Russian Spy Critically Ill After 'Unknown Substance' Exposure
- March 06, 2018

Skripal was convicted in Russian Federation for spying for Britain . "To date, the embassy has no official information about the incident from either the police or other British authorities". The Metropolitan Police says the Counterterrorism Policing Network will lead the investigation because "it has the specialist expertise" to deal with the unusual case. (more...)
Trump Has 'Obligation' to Produce Package on Guns, Graham Says Trump Has 'Obligation' to Produce Package on Guns, Graham Says
- March 06, 2018

In the afternoon, that news seemed to be eclipsed - depending, perhaps, on what sort of glasses you wore to view the eclipse - by the resignation of Hope Hicks , the White House communications director and a key Trump confidant. Suggesting that teachers should carry guns in schools threatens safety and does not truly solve anything. That included a requirement that all guns have safety locks and imposing a three-day waiting period on sales at gun shows to allow background checks. (more...)
Cauvery issue: Centre invites TN, Karnataka, Kerala & Pondy for talks on Friday Cauvery issue: Centre invites TN, Karnataka, Kerala & Pondy for talks on Friday
- March 06, 2018

Talking to reporters after the meeting, he said Palaniswami told him that Modi had declined to meet the delegation, a claim denied by the state government. "We are confident about it, if there is no information (from PMO), the Assembly will be convened and follow up action taken", he said. Karnataka, which was to hold an all-party meeting tomorrow (07th March) in Bangalore on the issue, has now postponed its scheduled meeting to Thursday (08th March). (more...)
Canada: GTA home sales drop, says Real Estate Board Canada: GTA home sales drop, says Real Estate Board
- March 06, 2018

In the Toronto area, the number of active listings in TREB's MLS system totalled 13,362 and there were 10,520 new listings, below the 10-year average for the month of February. "As we move further into the spring and summer months, growth in sales and selling prices is expected to pick up relative to past year", said Jason Mercer, TREB's director of market analysis. (more...)
Jihadists target Burkina Faso, West Africa's 'soft underbelly' Jihadists target Burkina Faso, West Africa's 'soft underbelly'
- March 06, 2018

Eight attackers were also killed and 80 people, including civilians, were wounded, officials said. A government source said investigators suspected that elements within the army were complicit in the attack. Some were from Burkina Faso, including two men arrested in connection with the attack. An al-Qaida-linked group based in neighboring Mali claimed responsibility Saturday for the dual attacks. (more...)
Running back Shannon Brooks out for 2018 season Running back Shannon Brooks out for 2018 season
- March 06, 2018

Last year, Brooks played in just six games, missing six because of concussions and undisclosed lower-body injuries. Brooks has 17 rushing touchdowns and 2 receiving TDs in his three seasons. Also in 2017, he rushed for five touchdowns, with five receptions for 59 yards and returned 18 kicks for 347 yards. Jonathan Femi-Cole received nine carries last season and could factor in behind Smith, with Mohamed Ibrahim, Dominik London and freshman Nolan Edmonds and Bryce Williams also looking to ... (more...)
Interstate 29 re-opens, but state officials warn of icy conditions Interstate 29 re-opens, but state officials warn of icy conditions
- March 06, 2018

The advisory warned of icy roads, blowing snow and near-zero visibility. Transportation officials say they closed the roads because it's just too unsafe to travel at night with the high winds and blowing snow. On Monday afternoon, 346 were without power in Fairview, 155 in Bainville and 436 in Culbertson, according to Montana-Dakota Utilities. The South Dakota Department of Transportation closed down portions of both interstates. (more...)
May Must Break Logjam With New Irish Text, DUP Leader Says
- March 06, 2018

The two countries share a land border at Northern Ireland . Addressing a press conference in Dublin, Varadkar argued that "an armoured border with physical infrastructure, customs posts and people in uniform with arms and dogs" was inappropriate for Ireland. (more...)
Former Trump campaign aide rejects Russia probe subpoena Former Trump campaign aide rejects Russia probe subpoena
- March 06, 2018

Airing grievances or spilling secrets? "I'm not going to jail". Before this bit of cable news mania, Nunberg was a relatively low-profile player in the Trump universe, best known for losing his position with the campaign because of racist social media posts and allegedly being abandoned by Trump at a McDonald's because his order was taking too long. (more...)
Italy's League Claims Right to Govern After Inconclusive Vote
- March 06, 2018

Salvini thanked French right-wing figure Marine Le Pen for her support in the just-closed election campaign, adding that she would have been a great president for her country in last year's elections. Both the anti-establishment Five Star Movement and the far-right League party have ruled out the possibility of a post-election pact but this is now the only option that looks like it would command a majority. (more...)
5-star deputy calls Italy election result a 5-star deputy calls Italy election result a "triumph"
- March 06, 2018

The Italian election was a rejection of traditional left and right parties in both the north and south of the country - but for different reasons, experts said. In the past, both parties had also called for a referendum on whether Italy should remain in the single-currency eurozone - although they backtracked on that during the campaign. (more...)
Periyar statue vandalised in Vellore, 2 arrested
- March 06, 2018

Raja's verified Facebook page said: "Who is Lenin? Today it is Lenin's statue in Tripura, tomorrow it will be the statue of caste fanatic EVR Ramasamy", he wrote in Tamil on his Facebook page this morning, along with a video of Lenin's statue being brought down by a bulldozer in Belonia town in south Tripura. (more...)
Michelle Obama Meets 2-Year-Old in Awe of Her Portrait Michelle Obama Meets 2-Year-Old in Awe of Her Portrait
- March 06, 2018

Last Thursday, internet hearts collectively melted over a photo of a young girl staring in awe at Michelle Obama's official portrait at the National Portrait Gallery in D.C. Ben Hines posted a photo of Parker looking in awe at the portrait on his Facebook page on March 1. In the clip, Mrs. Obama and young Parker are seen getting their groove on to the strains of Taylor Swift's 2014 smash, "Shake it Off". (more...)
Two Senate seats up MS in 2018, as GOP defends slim majority Two Senate seats up MS in 2018, as GOP defends slim majority
- March 06, 2018

Cochran led the Appropriations Committee in 2005-06, channeling money to MS and other Gulf Coast states for Hurricane Katrina recovery after the 2005 storm, and regained the committee chairmanship in January 2015, when the GOP again took control of the Senate. (more...)
WTO chief warns against tipping 'first dominoes' in trade war WTO chief warns against tipping 'first dominoes' in trade war
- March 06, 2018

Trump, in a series of Twitter posts while at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, appeared to be responding to warnings from European leaders that his promised tariffs on aluminum and steel would trigger retaliation from numerous major USA trading partners. (more...)
Carnival plc (CCL) Receives GBX 5444 Consensus Price Target from Brokerages
- March 06, 2018

Massachusetts Financial Svcs Ma owns 1.58M shares. The stock of Carnival Corporation (NYSE: CCL ) earned "Buy" rating by SunTrust on Thursday, March 31. Citadel Advsr Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0% in Carnival plc (NYSE:CUK). Active investors may choose to use this technical indicator as a stock evaluation tool. (more...)
#MeToo takes muted tone on Oscars red carpet #MeToo takes muted tone on Oscars red carpet
- March 06, 2018

As a result, Seacrest was at the center of a red carpet crisis, with many calling for E! to cut him from the show, but instead, the network allegedly made a decision to have a 30-second delay on their broadcast. Hayek finished the presentation, affirming the power of diversity and representation. "Scandal" star Bellamy Young said that Ryan Seacrest should "step aside" from hosting duties but retracted her statement when she learned that he had been exonerated of the charges. (more...)
Ex-Russian spy, daughter critically ill after exposure to 'unknown substance' Ex-Russian spy, daughter critically ill after exposure to 'unknown substance'
- March 06, 2018

Two people are in a critical condition in hospital after they were thought to have been exposed to an "unknown substance" at a shopping centre. Skripal was sentenced in Russian Federation to a 13-year prison term before he was pardoned in 2010 as part of a spy swap with the United States. (more...)
Intel official: Kushner's security access poses no threat Intel official: Kushner's security access poses no threat
- March 06, 2018

China on Monday unveiled its largest defense spending increase in three years, setting an 8.1 percent growth target this year, fuelling an ambitious military modernization program. "This is a high priority for them", he said. Moscow denies seeking to meddle in the USA vote. Coats told the lawmakers, "We assess that Russian Federation is likely to continue to pursue even more aggressive cyberattacks with the intent of degrading our democratic values and weakening our alliances". (more...)
SL emergency: Tri-nation T20 series will go as per schedule
- March 06, 2018

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal won the toss and opted to field against India in the opening match of the Nidahas Trophy Twenty20 global (T20I) cricket tri-series here on Tuesday. 'Sri Lanka Matha' by Ananda Samarakoon is a two and a half minute long anthem. NAIJ.com previously reported that police arrested a Nigerian online scammer in Sri Lanka . (more...)
In Possible Breakthrough, North Korea Offers Talks On Denuclearization In Possible Breakthrough, North Korea Offers Talks On Denuclearization
- March 06, 2018

After the warm reception from Kim, South Korean delegates plan to hold a follow-up meeting with North Korean officials Tuesday before returning to Seoul . He is accused of being the mastermind behind the North's operations against the South , including the 2010 torpedo attack on South Korean naval warship Cheonan, which killed 46 seamen. (more...)

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