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Shuhaib murder: Kerala HC stays order directing CBI probe Shuhaib murder: Kerala HC stays order directing CBI probe
- March 15, 2018

During the admission hearing on the government's appeal on Wednesday, advocate T Asaf Ali, who represents Shuhaib's parents, argued that a division bench of the high court can not consider an appeal over the order passed by a single bench in a criminal matter. (more...)
Philippine President orders soldiers to shoot female rebels' genitals Philippine President orders soldiers to shoot female rebels' genitals
- March 15, 2018

An Amazon.' 'Shoot them in the...,'" he said, according to the official transcript from the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) which censored Duterte where he used a word for vagina. Congresswoman Emmi de Jesus, speaking on behalf of the Gabriela Women's Party, denounced President Rodrigo Duterte as a "macho-fascist", and said his "anti-women" remark "takes state terrorism against women and the people to a whole new level". (more...)
EU Questions Trump's Tariffs As It Hopes To Be Exempt EU Questions Trump's Tariffs As It Hopes To Be Exempt
- March 15, 2018

Trump has said that the tariffs are necessary on national security grounds, but European Union trade chief Cecilia Malmstrom insisted this is a ruse: "We suspect that the USA move is effectively not based on security considerations but an economic safeguard measure in disguise". (more...)
Trump planning new tariff crackdown on China Trump planning new tariff crackdown on China
- March 15, 2018

In all of these cases, the president either acted over the objections of senior advisers, or without bothering to consult them at all. But Trump thinks trade itself makes us poorer: "We lose ... The levies form part of a package of measures which the President insists are for "national security" reasons. Beijing is hindering, according to the USA, the European Union , and Japan, the development and use of innovative technologies. (more...)
Nigeria's President Reportedly Negotiates Release Of Abducted Schoolgirls Nigeria's President Reportedly Negotiates Release Of Abducted Schoolgirls
- March 15, 2018

Now it has resorted to using young girls for suicide missions in mosques, churches and motor parks. The chairman of the ad hoc committee probing the debacle, Mr. Buhari says the country is working in concert with worldwide organisations to ensure the release of schoolgirls captured by Boko Haram terrorists. "Just recently, I reiterated our resolve to negotiate for the unconditional release of the girls". (more...)
Suspected Herdsmen Kill 25 Persons In Plateau Attack Suspected Herdsmen Kill 25 Persons In Plateau Attack
- March 15, 2018

It was further gathered that the incident occurred on Monday night in Dundu village, Kwall District in Bassa Local Government Area of the state. Matthias Tyopev , spokesman of Plateau police command, confirmed the attack but could not give details. (more...)
Justin Trudeau Says Tariff Exemptions And NAFTA Deal Are Not Linked Justin Trudeau Says Tariff Exemptions And NAFTA Deal Are Not Linked
- March 15, 2018

According to media reports, the key conservations in winning a Canadian exemption were when Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan told Secretary of Defense James Mattis that the United States relies on Canadian steel to manufacture its fighter jets, and Trudeau's March 5 pledge to Trump he would ensure "Canadian steel" was manufactured in "Canadian plants" by "Canadian workers". (more...)
USA president's nomination for Central Intelligence Agency director, Gina Haspel, draws criticism USA president's nomination for Central Intelligence Agency director, Gina Haspel, draws criticism
- March 15, 2018

I am very pleased to learn of Director Pompeo's selection of Gina Haspel as Deputy Director. According to ProPublica , which cited government records, Haspel was in a leadership position as Abu Zubaydah , a Palestinian man whom the Central Intelligence Agency mistakenly believed to be a high-level Al-Qaeda operative, was shackled to a gurney, waterboarded , deprived of sleep, and confined "for hours in a coffin-like box", at times vomiting, urinating on himself, and losing consciousness ... (more...)
Nobel victor hospitalised, wife found dead Nobel victor hospitalised, wife found dead
- March 15, 2018

Chicago: A Japanese Nobel Prize-winner was hospitalized Wednesday and his wife was dead, reportedly after driving off a road in rural IL. No information was released on the condition of Ei-Ichi Negishi. The local coroner's office said an autopsy was pending. He is still recovering as of Tuesday evening at a Rockford-area hospital. Negishi is a Japanese national who came to the USA on a Fulbright scholarship in 1960 to study chemistry. (more...)
Pakistan gets Windies boost with T20 series in Karachi Pakistan gets Windies boost with T20 series in Karachi
- March 15, 2018

Najam Sethi announced on Sunday that West Indies cricket board has been agreed to play T20 series in Pakistan. Last September, Pakistan hosted a World XI in a three-match Independence Cup T20 series in Lahore, as the PCB intensified their bid to have global cricket returned to the country. (more...)
Greencore crashes on expected slower U.S. profit growth Greencore crashes on expected slower U.S. profit growth
- March 15, 2018

This contrasts with current market expectations of 15.7p-16.6p. Patrick Coveney , group CEO, will take a direct role in the strategic, organisational and commercial leadership of Greencore US, spending approximately half his time in the country. (more...)
SP leads in Yogi Adityanath's Gorakhpur by over 19000 votes SP leads in Yogi Adityanath's Gorakhpur by over 19000 votes
- March 15, 2018

Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday said the BJP's defeat in the Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha bypolls was the result of not keeping the promises the party had made to the people of Uttar Pradesh . CPI (M) MP Mohammed Salim also welcomed the outcome of the bypolls and said it would have its impact on next year's Lok Sabha polls. According to the Lok Sabha Secretariat, the BJP has 274 MPs in the lower house excluding the Speaker of the House. (more...)
Macron: France will strike Syria chemical arms sites if used to kill Macron: France will strike Syria chemical arms sites if used to kill
- March 15, 2018

Fire flames rip through a building following Syrian government bombardment in the town of Douma in the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta on the eastern outskirts of the capital Damascus on March 10, 2018. After being trapped in the Eastern Ghouta countryside of Damascus for six years, civilians who managed to evacuate the rebel-held areas could finally breathe a sigh of relief. (more...)
Arnold Schwarzenegger in Austin for SXSW Politico podcast Arnold Schwarzenegger in Austin for SXSW Politico podcast
- March 15, 2018

Schwarzenegger compared what he said was oil companies' willful disregard of the risks associated with fossil fuels and global warming to big tobacco's attempts to cover up the detrimental side effects of smoking. And because people should be made aware of how much their lifestyle contributes to harming the environment, he believes any product that was produced, or processed, using fossil fuels (hint: that's almost everything we buy) should have a label on it. (more...)
Slovakian PM to resign due to Kuchak's murder Slovakian PM to resign due to Kuchak's murder
- March 15, 2018

Fico's surprise move was meant to keep the current three-party coalition in power and prevent possible early elections. Slovakia's President Andrej Kiska called for a "radical reconstruction" of the government or fresh elections last week, after all seven suspects arrested in connection with the murders were released without charge. (more...)
Canada's PM bids to reassure aluminum workers about U.S. tariffs Canada's PM bids to reassure aluminum workers about U.S. tariffs
- March 15, 2018

Canada, the top supplier of steel and aluminium to the United States market, has been temporarily exempted from the tariffs, along with Mexico. Trudeau also expressed optimism about reaching a good North American free-trade agreement that will benefit Canada as well as the US and Mexico - despite Trump's constant refrain that the current deal is a bad one. (more...)
USA slaps duties on Canadian newsprint USA slaps duties on Canadian newsprint
- March 15, 2018

Chavern said increased costs will force most newspapers to reduce page counts, cut days of distribution and move more information that appears in print to to digital platforms. A final determination on duties is expected by August 2. THE United States administration announced anti-dumping duties yesterday on imports of one kind of paper from Canada, further straining tense trade relations. (more...)
European Union to circle the wagons around its steel European Union to circle the wagons around its steel
- March 15, 2018

Lankford last week joined several Republican senators who wrote to Trump voicing their concern about how the steel and aluminum tariffs could hurt this country's relationship with allies. Trump has repeatedly accused administrations of making "bad deals" on trade due to "incompetence". He got the brouhaha he wanted. Countries refused special treatment could still hit back against the United States with trade barriers of their own down the road. (more...)
Daesung fourth BIGBANG member to enter into military Daesung fourth BIGBANG member to enter into military
- March 15, 2018

Soon after the song's release, it has topped several music charts in the country. Listen to Big Bang's heartfelt message in " Flower Road ". The song is available to stream on iTunes and Apple Music , and is now dominating real-time Korean charts, scoring number 1 across six different charts including Melon and Soribada, an achievement like no other. (more...)
Australia considers fast-track visas for white South African farmers Australia considers fast-track visas for white South African farmers
- March 15, 2018

AfriForum reacted to commentary this morning by Peter Dutton , the Australian Minister of Foreign Affairs, that South African farmers' applications to immigrate to Australia will possibly enjoy priority attention, by saying that this is a serious charge against the South African government. (more...)
Mushy's promising 72* goes in vain as India win by 17 runs Mushy's promising 72* goes in vain as India win by 17 runs
- March 15, 2018

On the slowest pitch of the tournament so far, India's bowlers mounted a proficient defence; Washington Sundar dismissed the Bangladesh openers inside the Powerplay, Yuzvendra Chapel delivered another probing spell, and the seamers largely proved hard to put away, their full array of cutters, knuckle balls and slower ones on display. (more...)
Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Signet Jewelers (SIG) Share Price
- March 15, 2018

The institutional investor held 16,334 shares of the consumer specialties company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.09M, up from 7,904 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Advantus Capital reported 5,998 shares stake. Private Advisor Grp Ltd Liability Company reported 0.01% stake. Pinnacle Assoc Ltd has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Matador Resources Company (NYSE:MTDR). (more...)
Cousins Will Put the Vikings in the Super Bowl Cousins Will Put the Vikings in the Super Bowl
- March 15, 2018

Still, if he plays on the field as skillfully as he and his agent have played off the field in meetings with general managers, the Vikings won't regret his signing. Added former National Football League executive Joe Banner: " Cousins has had $114M guaranteed in his last two contracts covering only four years ". (more...)
Jordan Peele And Keegan-Michael Key Reunite For Henry Selick's Latest Jordan Peele And Keegan-Michael Key Reunite For Henry Selick's Latest
- March 15, 2018

The movie follows Wendell (Peele) and Wild (Key) as they are forced to face off against their arch-enemy in order to earn their way out of hell. Peele is also working on the script with Selick and Clay McLeod Chapman, which is also being turned into a book for publication around the time the film hits the streaming service. (more...)
China minister says trade war with US would be 'disastrous' China minister says trade war with US would be 'disastrous'
- March 15, 2018

Trump is targeting Chinese high technology companies to punish China for its investment policies that effectively force US companies to give up their technology secrets in exchange for being allowed to operate in the country, as well as for other IP practices Washington considers unfair. (more...)

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