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Iraq PM lifts flight ban to Kurdish region's airports Iraq PM lifts flight ban to Kurdish region's airports
- March 13, 2018

This prompted Baghdad to impose a raft of punitive sanctions on the KRG, including a ban on global flights into and out of the Kurdish region. It says the order to open the airports will be implemented within a week and will be in "compliance with the rules of Iraq's Civil Aviation Authority". (more...)
Rex Tillerson out as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson out as Secretary of State
- March 13, 2018

Russian senators have expressed cautious optimism over Donald Trump's announcement of Mike Pompeo as the new U.S. Secretary of State. It is a surprising one, however: Tillerson had survived months of antagonism from President Trump, and there was no particular reason to think that this was the moment when the ax would fall. (more...)
Karachi to host West Indies T20I series in April, confirms Sethi Karachi to host West Indies T20I series in April, confirms Sethi
- March 13, 2018

This is part of our agreement with the West Indies board. The West Indies' agreement to play the series in Karachi is another move in the right direction for worldwide cricket returning to Pakistan. "I have told infrastructure department to complete NSK and Pindi stadium fully before next year's PSL". "The trophy will be taken directly to Karachi from Dubai where final will be held with housefull stadium", he added. (more...)
1 confirmed death; charter bus carrying students plunges into ravine
- March 13, 2018

A helicopter has now rushed to the Interstate 10 east of Wilcox Road in the westbound lane to treat any people injured, Fox 23 reported . CBS affiliate WKRG reports that, according to Loxley Police, I-10 eastbound is shut down because the tour bus fell off a ravine. (more...)
Siale Angilau Shot In Courtroom After Attacking Witness Siale Angilau Shot In Courtroom After Attacking Witness
- March 13, 2018

The witness, Vaiola Mataele Tenifa, was a former member of the Tonga Crip Gang and was testifying in the witness box of the courtroom. He was not hurt, the " Daily Mail " reports. The video is muzzed to keep the judge, officers and any witnesses in the courtroom from being identified. He said the witness got out of the way and wasn't in danger by the time the shots were fired. (more...)
Trump sacks Rex Tillerson, appoints Central Intelligence Agency chief Mike Pompeo Secretary of State Trump sacks Rex Tillerson, appoints Central Intelligence Agency chief Mike Pompeo Secretary of State
- March 13, 2018

Tillerson, a former Exxon Mobile CEO, has always been rumored to be unhappy with Trump's constant undermining of the State Department's stance on issues. Tillerson also appeared out of the loop last week when Trump announced he would meet with North Korea's leader and become the first sitting US president to do so. (more...)
Sukma: Names of 9 CRPF Personnel Martyred in IED Blast Sukma: Names of 9 CRPF Personnel Martyred in IED Blast
- March 13, 2018

Two jawans out of eleven in the vehicle sustained injuries and were airlifted to Raipur for treatment. The blast occurred when a team of CRPF's 212th battalion was patrolling in a forest in Kistaram area of Sukma, located around 500 kms from Raipur , a paramilitary official told news agency PTI . (more...)
NUMSA stops Eskom from signing renewable energy deals NUMSA stops Eskom from signing renewable energy deals
- March 13, 2018

Eskom referred Fin24 on Tuesday morning to the department of energy for comment. The Ramaphosa government however announced that it will proceed with the signing as well as the other REIPPP projects and the Eskom-cap would not apply. This is a victory for NUMSA. While the union says the projects threaten jobs and coal-fired plants, the government argues that renewable energy will stimulate economic growth and diversify South Africa's power mix. (more...)
Ethiopia command post says 9 civilians killed by mistake Ethiopia command post says 9 civilians killed by mistake
- March 13, 2018

On Tuesday, the command post set up to oversee the implementation of February 19 State of Emergency said a unit of soldiers acted on incorrect information and killed the civilians "mistakenly" - a claim the mayor of the town contested, saying there were no armed people in the town. (more...)
Bomb threats prompt cancellation of classes in Solano County Bomb threats prompt cancellation of classes in Solano County
- March 13, 2018

The president of the college has since issued a mandatory evacuation order for all Solano Community College campuses out of an abundance of caution. The Solano County Sheriff's Office announced about 5:15 p.m. At 12:08 p.m., another call was placed making the same threats, this time from a female subject. Law enforcement officers spent the afternoon searching the campuses. (more...)
Happy that I got freedom: Hadiya thanks SC for restoring her marriage Happy that I got freedom: Hadiya thanks SC for restoring her marriage
- March 13, 2018

Kerala High Court had last May annulled Hadiya's marriage on a petition from her father Asokan, who claimed she had been radicalised and brainwashed into conversion and marriage so that she could be sent overseas to join a terrorist outfit. (more...)
Depression intensifies; Met dept's alert to fishermen Depression intensifies; Met dept's alert to fishermen
- March 13, 2018

The IMD made it clear that the depression is likely to transform into a deep depression and move northwestwards in the next 48 hours. Isolated heavy falls is very likely over south Tamil Nadu and south Kerala till Thursday. The warning would be apply for along and off the rest of Kerala on Thursday. The weather department has warned that wind speed will vary between 40 to 60 kmph. (more...)
OH babysitter accused of abusing child who was left brain dead OH babysitter accused of abusing child who was left brain dead
- March 13, 2018

It's not clear when she's expected back in court. "She is not expected to survive", Hanna's father, Jason Wesche , told a judge during Partin's arraignment Monday. "We have to sit here and look at our dead little Hannah and just wait for these exams to tell us what we already know", Latham tells WLWT . "I just can't believe somebody had this in them". (more...)
Mizzou back in the dance, faces Florida State in NCAA first round Mizzou back in the dance, faces Florida State in NCAA first round
- March 13, 2018

The victor will probably meet No. 1 seed Xavier (28-5) in the next round Sunday. The Tigers earned an at-large bid to the tournament. The 20 wins were two more than the Tigers had in 2016 and 2017 combined. If Florida makes it out of the first round, it would face either Texas Tech or No. 14 seed Stephen F. Austin. But they have size on their bench, and by size I mean two players over seven feet tall who average over 10 minutes a game. (more...)
Holder Generation Investment Management Llp Increased Sensata Technologies Hldg Nv (ST) Holding
- March 13, 2018

Brave Warrior Advisors Llc who had been investing in Sensata Technologies Hldg Nv for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $9.31B market cap company. Also, the Hold rating count is 11 as of 03/09/18. Williams Jones & Associates Llc, which manages about $4.95 billion and $4.07 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Vail Resorts Inc Com (NYSE:MTN) by 2,756 shares to 13,468 shares, valued at $3.07 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. (more...)
Oregon State Beavers draw No. 6 seed in women's NCAA Tournament Oregon State Beavers draw No. 6 seed in women's NCAA Tournament
- March 13, 2018

If either wins they would be at home for second-round games on Monday. The No. 1 seed in the Spokane Regional is Notre Dame. The Ducks are ranked No. Both the Oregon and Oregon State squads made the tournament. OSU is led by senior Marie Gulich, who averages 17.1 points, 8.9 rebounds and almost three blocks per game. (more...)
Aadhaar linking: SC extends deadline indefinitely Aadhaar linking: SC extends deadline indefinitely
- March 13, 2018

However, Aadhaar will be mandatory for welfare benefits under Article 7 of the Aadhaar Act. 'SC extends March 31 deadline for Aadhaar linkages till the constitution bench delivers judgement on the matter, ' PTI reported. In December, the court extended the last date for completion of the process to link Aadhaar with services to March 31. A judgment in the case, therefore, is unlikely before the end of this month. (more...)
PM Explains Talks With US President Donald Trump Focused Mainly On Iran PM Explains Talks With US President Donald Trump Focused Mainly On Iran
- March 13, 2018

The president told Netanyahu during their White House meeting last week that the three nations have only proposed "cosmetic changes" that don't go far enough, the news outlet reported on Sunday. "Actions and policies of the government of Iran, including its development of ballistic missiles, support for global terrorism and human rights abuses, continue to pose an unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States", the letter reads. (more...)
City leaders, NCAA Tournament organizers excited to show off Wichita City leaders, NCAA Tournament organizers excited to show off Wichita
- March 13, 2018

Elmore added that Wichita State is the mold for what Marshall is trying to create within its program. "We've got a chance to go out there and play well and we might be able to pull a big upset". EST at Viejas Arena in San Diego, California. "We're really excited about this opportunity", D'Antoni said. "That's not here or there". WVU TO PLAY MURRAY STATE: Fans of college basketball in West Virginia will have all eyes on San Diego this week. (more...)
NK faces no more conditions for talks but yet to contact US NK faces no more conditions for talks but yet to contact US
- March 13, 2018

In that time, they say, North Korea could add to its nuclear weapons stockpile. "I feel they're approaching this matter with caution and they need time to organize their stance ". Moon and Kim have, for their own reasons, snookered the credulous US president into a high-profile summit likely to end in disaster, one way or another. (more...)
Tenet Healthcare Corp. (THC) has a market cap of $2.44 Billion
- March 13, 2018

About 2.67M shares traded or 3.23% up from the average. Tenet Healthcare has a twelve month low of $12.25 and a twelve month high of $24.26. It has underperformed by 16.88% the S&P500. HealthCor Management L.P. cut its stake in Tenet Healthcare Corp (NYSE:THC) by 34.8% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. (more...)
Altaf Bukhari replaces Dr Hasseb Drabu as Finance Minister Altaf Bukhari replaces Dr Hasseb Drabu as Finance Minister
- March 13, 2018

In a communique to Governor N.N.Vohra, Ms. Mufti also conveyed the People Democratic Party's decision to drop Mr. Drabu from the Council of Ministers. He was the economic adviser to the state during the PDP-Congress coalition that came to power after the 2002 elections. Haseeb Drabu, MLA from Pulwama district's Rajpora constituency, started his career in 1990 with the Planning Commission of India and then served as consultant to the Economic Advisory Council of the Prime Minister. (more...)
CLP passes resolution to send Mizoram Police to border CLP passes resolution to send Mizoram Police to border
- March 13, 2018

The prohibitory orders were imposed in Kachurthal and other areas under the Ramnathpur police station, bordering Kolasib district of Mizoram. Assam and Mizoram have a long-standing limit question and there had been pressure in the Hailakandi-Kolasib locale a few times before. (more...)
Explosion targets Palestinian PM's convoy while visiting Gaza Explosion targets Palestinian PM's convoy while visiting Gaza
- March 13, 2018

An explosive device was detonated after Hamdallah and his convoy passed through the Beit Hanoun checkpoint with Israel in northern Gaza. No one was injured and security services had begun an investigation, ministry spokesman Eyad Al-Bozom said. (more...)
China to UN HR commissioner: Respect PH sovereignty China to UN HR commissioner: Respect PH sovereignty
- March 13, 2018

Earlier, the United Nations high commissioner for human rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said President Duterte needs "to submit himself to some sort of psychiatric examination" after the Philippine government included United Nations special rapporteur Agnes Callamard on a list of 600 people they want classed as " terrorists ". (more...)

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