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Trump Spoke to Witnesses About Discussions They Had with Special Counsel Trump Spoke to Witnesses About Discussions They Had with Special Counsel
- March 08, 2018

It comes after Trump said Tuesday at the White House that Russians did interfere in America's last presidential election - and other countries probably did too - but cautioned that the U.S. According to the Times , former White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter told McGahn Trump "suggested he might "get rid of" the White House counsel should he ignore the president's request to deny the story. (more...)
Italy far-right claims coalition has 'right' to govern Italy far-right claims coalition has 'right' to govern
- March 08, 2018

In Italy as elsewhere, the Trump effect is more about attitudes than government programs. Commentators said any compromise would be far from easy and would take time, at least until newly-elected lawmakers meet for the first time on 23 March. (more...)
Thundersnow Flashes Across NYC During Nor'easter Thundersnow Flashes Across NYC During Nor'easter
- March 08, 2018

The National Weather Service is warning of a treacherous evening commute. The storm wasn't predicted to be as severe as the nor'easter that toppled trees, inundated coastal communities and caused more than 2 million power outages from Virginia to ME last Friday . (more...)
Karnataka government unveils its own tricolour state flag Karnataka government unveils its own tricolour state flag
- March 08, 2018

The "tricolor" resembles the unofficial flag seen at events like the state formation day. It will be sent to central govt for approval, after that it will be announced as the state flag. "Is there any provision in the Constitution which is prohibiting a state to have its own flag?" The old Karnataka flag was a bi-colour one containing only red and yellow and no emblem. (more...)
Mueller Told of Trump Conversations With Two Witnesses Mueller Told of Trump Conversations With Two Witnesses
- March 08, 2018

The encounter is just one example of the president ignoring the advice of his attorneys and asking witnesses about their interviews with the special counsel's team regarding the ongoing probe. presidential election. Sources told the NYT that McGahn had to remind Trump that he had asked for the special counsel to be sacked. According to the report, sources familiar with the conversations informed Mueller that the conversations happened out of concern that they posed a possible conflict. (more...)
Haley Rips UN At AIPAC for Their 'Bullying' of Israel Haley Rips UN At AIPAC for Their 'Bullying' of Israel
- March 08, 2018

USA officials have told Reuters it would deal with all major issues, including Jerusalem, borders, security and the future of Jewish settlements on occupied land and Palestinian refugees, and would also urge Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states to provide significant financial support to the Palestinians. (more...)
All About Neiphiu Rio, Nagaland's Chief Minister For Fourth Term All About Neiphiu Rio, Nagaland's Chief Minister For Fourth Term
- March 08, 2018

On Wednesday, the NDPP Chief being the representative of the party took an oath for the post of the Chief Minister for the fourth time as he has served as the Chief Minister for three times in the state between 2003 and 2014, making him the only Nagaland Chief Minister to have served three consecutive terms. (more...)
Second nor'easter in a week shifts focus to New England Second nor'easter in a week shifts focus to New England
- March 08, 2018

Dean said she expects the snow to be heaviest starting late Wednesday morning, continuing through the afternoon and evening hours into Thursday. News 12 New Jersey Meteorologist James Gregorio said that he hasn't seen this much "thundersnow" in the state in his 20 years of forecasting the weather in New Jersey. (more...)
Special counsel wants documents on Trump, numerous campaign associates
- March 08, 2018

In one instance, Trump told an aide that McGahn should issue a statement denying a New York Times article in January that said the White House counsel told investigators the president had once asked him to fire Mueller. Nunberg said most of the documents related to his interactions with longtime Republican strategist Roger Stone and former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon. (more...)
How Celebrities Are Celebrating International Women's Day How Celebrities Are Celebrating International Women's Day
- March 08, 2018

International Women's Day is an opportunity for us to recommit to these goals. The pay gap between men and women decreased between 2016 and 2017 according to government figures, falling from 12% to 9.4% ; however, other studies have indicated that it could in fact be as much as 16% in private firms . (more...)
Florida House to vote on Stoneman Douglas school safety bill Florida House to vote on Stoneman Douglas school safety bill
- March 08, 2018

The vill also imposes a three day wait period on all firearm sales. It also includes a voluntary "guardian programme" named after Coach Aaron Feis who was slain in the Parkland attack, which is meant to "aid in the prevention or abatement of active assailant incidents on school premises" by allowing some school employees to be armed. (more...)
ICICI Bank stock dips 3% on SFIO probe
- March 08, 2018

Mumbai: A top official of the Gitanjali group was arrested by the CBI after he was detained at the Mumbai airport earlier Tuesday morning and taken away for questioning in the Punjab National Bank fraud case. Chitalia was brought to the Central Bureau of Investigation office at the Bandra-Kurla Complex for interrogation. The other details about Chitalia's alleged role in the PNB fraud were not revealed. (more...)
Trump asked witnesses about special counsel conversations Trump asked witnesses about special counsel conversations
- March 08, 2018

Sources said President Trump spoke with Reince Priebus about his interview but that the conversation was "nothing" of substance. In the other instance, Trump reportedly told an aide that White House counsel Donald McGahn should put out a statement denying a previous Times report - in which the paper said McGahn told investigators that Trump asked him to fire Mueller. (more...)
Democrats and female candidates score big in Texas primaries Democrats and female candidates score big in Texas primaries
- March 08, 2018

One set of graphs compares raw in-person turnout with past numbers in the 10 counties with the highest number of registered voters. As the White House struggles to finance an ambitious infrastructure plan, Senate Democrats are proposing one alternative - albeit one unlikely to pass muster with President Donald Trump: rolling back the recently passed Republican tax overhaul. (more...)
Italy Ties To Remain Strong Despite Populist Election Victory
- March 08, 2018

After a stalemate following Italy's last election in 2013, it took more than two months to form a government. "We've seen this before". The International Organization for Migration reported that well over 100,000 migrants reached Italy by sea past year. (more...)
Unsurprisingly, students are disappointed with Betsy Devos' visit to Parkland Unsurprisingly, students are disappointed with Betsy Devos' visit to Parkland
- March 08, 2018

On Saturday, Wade met with the Oliver family and gave them a pair of specially made shoes that included the name of the school and Joaquin's name. Wade also has shared with his 7.8 million followers retweets of messages by Parkland student Emma González , who emerged as a leader of the burgeoning pro-gun control youth movement that erupted after the school rampage. (more...)
Hadiya's marriage to Shefin restored, Supreme Court overturns Kerala High Court order Hadiya's marriage to Shefin restored, Supreme Court overturns Kerala High Court order
- March 08, 2018

The Supreme Court on Thursday restored the marriage of Hadiya , whose conversion from Hinduism to Islam set off a political and legal maelstrom , to Shafin Jahan, ANI reported. Hadiya in 2015 and even tried to send her to Yemen. The couple were "material and crucial witnesses" and had left India before the NIA took over the probe under the orders of the Supreme Court in August 2017. (more...)
Statue vandalism Row: A statue of Mahatma Gandhi damaged in Thaliparamba Statue vandalism Row: A statue of Mahatma Gandhi damaged in Thaliparamba
- March 08, 2018

Police officials also added that an investigation has been launched in this regard and the miscreant will soon be caught. Amid an ongoing spate of incidents targeting statues and busts of known figures across the country, Ambedkar's statue was also vandalised but later replaced in Meerut district of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday. (more...)
Snow snarls as storm hits US Northeast Snow snarls as storm hits US Northeast
- March 08, 2018

The National Weather Service explained that it infrequently occurs during a fierce snowstorm in a similar way to a thunderstorm with rain. At least 133,827 customers were without power from Maryland to MA, some still waiting for the lights to come back on after last week's storm, according to a survey of utility and state websites. (more...)
Nigerian emerges Italy's first black senator Nigerian emerges Italy's first black senator
- March 08, 2018

He swiftly came under fire, however, from Italy's best-known black sportsman - footballer Mario Balotelli , who has played for Manchester City and Liverpool. Born in Congo, the ex-minister was the target of racism from other party members: in November 2013, Northern League senator and former minister Roberto Calderoli compared Ms Kyenge to an orangutan. (more...)
Unai Emery's future not under question at PSG Unai Emery's future not under question at PSG
- March 08, 2018

Club president Nasser al-Khelaifi said PSG had bowed to Real's superior experience at the highest level - it was the eighth successive season that Real has reached the last eight. In Ligue 1 , PSG lead by a massive 14 points but lack of decent competitive domestic opposition has clearly had a marked effect. "We have to stay united, as we were tonight", said Zidane. (more...)
United Nations urges Syria to ensure truce for Ghouta aid convoy on Thursday United Nations urges Syria to ensure truce for Ghouta aid convoy on Thursday
- March 08, 2018

The state-affiliated al-Ikhbariya TV station on Wednesday broadcast live shots from the region, showing dense columns of smoke rising above the town as explosions and rockets could be heard flying overhead. Backed by Russian Federation, the council unanimously adopted on February 24 a resolution demanding the 30-day cessation of hostilities to allow deliveries of humanitarian aid and evacuations of the sick and wounded. (more...)
'Shape of Water' Oscars wins called a 'watershed moment' for Canadian film 'Shape of Water' Oscars wins called a 'watershed moment' for Canadian film
- March 08, 2018

French composer Alexandre Desplat has been awarded the 2018 Academy Award for the "Best Original Score" - for his soundtrack to the acclaimed Guillermo Del Toro film The Shape of Water . "So we were committed to using those people all across the board on the film and we think it's a great moment for Canadian filmmaking". He received Academy Awards nominations in 2007 for Pan's Labyrinth but this was the first time he was nominated in the directing category. (more...)
Hundreds attend State House hearings on gun-related bills Hundreds attend State House hearings on gun-related bills
- March 08, 2018

Since that February 2017 opinion piece, Texas, New York and CT have changed their laws. The proposed law is pretty comprehensive as it has set conditions for 17-year-olds' request for marriage. "School safety isn't a political issue", she said. If they don't, there's a chance the General Assembly will pretend the last day of its Constitutionally limited 60-day session has more than 24 hours. (more...)
High-wind warning issued for Nantucket Wednesday afternoon into early Thursday High-wind warning issued for Nantucket Wednesday afternoon into early Thursday
- March 08, 2018

Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. Otherwise, the weather is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a low around 31 degrees. Expect moderate snow showers combined with high winds gusting to 55 miles per hour to greatly reduce visibility. (more...)

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