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Air strikes pound rebel-held area in Syria's eastern Ghouta, killing 10 Air strikes pound rebel-held area in Syria's eastern Ghouta, killing 10
- March 16, 2018

The U.N. children's fund UNICEF has response plans in place to cope with 50,000 people coming out of the Syrian enclave of eastern Ghouta , spokeswoman Marixie Mercado told a U.N. Russian Federation said more than 12,000 people left on Thursday. The UN has warned of a malnutrition crisis in eastern Ghouta , which human rights groups have blamed on the government's strangling blockade. (more...)
Norwegian musher says Iditarod win is 'out of this world' Norwegian musher says Iditarod win is 'out of this world'
- March 16, 2018

Norwegian Joar Leifseth Ulsom became just the third global born musher to win the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race when he arrived in Nome, Alaska in the early morning darkness on Wednesday to the cheers of gathered spectators. Seavey, who won four titles between 2012 and 2016, denied giving drugs to his dogs and sat out this year's race in protest. Ulsom entered the 2018 race with more than $200,000 of total winnings in the Iditarod. (more...)
Trump's New Opioid Plan Includes Death Penalty for Drug Dealers...Yes, Seriously Trump's New Opioid Plan Includes Death Penalty for Drug Dealers...Yes, Seriously
- March 16, 2018

At a recent rally , Trump has mused that the United States should institute the death penalty for drug dealers. President Donald Trump will be traveling to New Hampshire to unveil more of his plan to combat the nation's opioid crisis. Under the most recent version of the plan, which has gone through several revisions, the Trump administration proposes to change how the government pays for opioid prescriptions to limit access to powerful painkillers. (more...)
Court restrains NASS from taking further action on Electoral Act amendment Bill Court restrains NASS from taking further action on Electoral Act amendment Bill
- March 16, 2018

It was gathered yesterday that lawmakers from both the House of Representatives and the Senate have commenced the process of getting members to actualize it, just as they have however vowed to get the two- third majority required to override the president. (more...)
USA accuses Russian Federation of ongoing operation to hack energy grid USA accuses Russian Federation of ongoing operation to hack energy grid
- March 16, 2018

The sanction hit 19 individuals and five entities from Russian Federation that were involved in the 2016 election meddling and cyberattacks, including a cyberattack on the USA energy grid, according to national security officials who briefed reports . (more...)
Judicial reforms integral part of PML-N's election manifesto: Nawaz
- March 16, 2018

In case the Accountability Court, Islamabad meets its recently extended deadline of May 14 and concludes the case and announces its verdict too, Nawaz Sharif and others if convicted and jailed will have the option of immediately getting the sentence remitted or suspended through the Presidential power under Article 45 of the Constitution. (more...)
Russian ambassador hits back over Australia's response to spy attack
- March 16, 2018

But, senior sources told The Telegraph they are "convinced" the nerve agent was either placed in her suitcase by smuggling it in clothes, cosmetics, or a gift that was opened in the UK. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov wouldn't reveal how Russia will retaliate, but said the decision will come from President Vladimir Putin , "and there is no doubt that he will choose the option that best reflects Russian interests". (more...)
Claim: Russian Nerve Agent Hidden in Suitcase in Moscow Claim: Russian Nerve Agent Hidden in Suitcase in Moscow
- March 16, 2018

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson yesterday confirmed that Britain would provide a sample of the substance used in Salisbury for independent analysis by the OPCW. They also launched a murder investigation into the death of Nikolai Glushkov, a Russian businessman who was found dead in his London home on Tuesday. (more...)
Will Pompeo take the US out of the Iran nuclear deal?
- March 16, 2018

It hailed Pompeo's work in confronting threats to U.S. security, working with allies around the world to stop terrorism and securing election integrity for the United States and its European partners. The department announced on Wednesday that Hook would travel to Vienna to participate in a meeting on Friday on the Iran nuclear deal . In addition, from all accounts he was a competent manager at the CIA and well-liked. (more...)
Nicondra: Rain chances increase, storms around Nicondra: Rain chances increase, storms around
- March 16, 2018

Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. Southwest wind around 5 miles per hour. A northwest wind will blow at 9 to 16 miles per hour. The weather service now says the storm will be slower to arrive and stick around for much of the day Wednesday . (more...)
Royal Family shuns Russia World Cup after spy poisoning Royal Family shuns Russia World Cup after spy poisoning
- March 16, 2018

The FA are in regular contact with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, but Sky Sports News have been told there have been no emergency discussions following the poisoning of the former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury. (more...)
Israel closes desert detention center in migrant expulsion plan Israel closes desert detention center in migrant expulsion plan
- March 16, 2018

The court gave the state until March 26 to answer the claims, and deportations would be suspended until then. Under the plan, migrants who entered the county without permits would be given a choice between leaving voluntarily to an unnamed "third country" in Africa or face indefinite imprisonment before they would be forced to leave. (more...)
Infosys to open Technology and Innovation Hub in US Infosys to open Technology and Innovation Hub in US
- March 16, 2018

The Connecticut hub will focus on insurance, healthcare and manufacturing to bring the company to the eastern state's clients and serve as the global hub for its InsurTech and HeathTech efforts. The company officially opened its first innovation hub in Indianapolis last week. The new Rhode Island jobs are expected to pay a median salary of $79,000, according to a state economic development official. (more...)
Slovak PM's resignation may not ease protests Slovak PM's resignation may not ease protests
- March 16, 2018

Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters rallied across Slovakia on Friday to demand an early election to resolve a political crisis set off by the slayings of an investigative journalist and his fiancee. The government lives weeks of crisis following assassination of reporter Jan Kuciak and his partner, who were gunned down in ir homes at end of February. (more...)
KMVQ (99.7)/San Francisco Reacts And Relates To National Student Walk Out KMVQ (99.7)/San Francisco Reacts And Relates To National Student Walk Out
- March 16, 2018

Will Terzi is a senior at Sheehan High School in Wallingford. Some schools applauded students for taking a stand or at least tolerated the walkouts, while others threatened punishment. They added: "It is important that when we refer to gun violence, we do not overlook the impact of police brutality and militarized policing, or see police in schools as a solution". (more...)
Analysts Weigh in on Tenet Healthcare Corp (THC)
- March 16, 2018

About 288,179 shares traded. Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC ) has declined 36.81% since March 14, 2017 and is downtrending. Ingalls & Snyder Llc decreased its stake in Pfizer Inc (PFE) by 24.8% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Vladimir Putin Appeals To 'Love Of Fatherland' To Get Russians To Polls Vladimir Putin Appeals To 'Love Of Fatherland' To Get Russians To Polls
- March 16, 2018

In 1992, two Russian scientists approached The Post's Will Englund, then the Moscow correspondent for the Baltimore Sun, about the country's secret efforts to create Novichok , the deadly nerve agent that would later allegedly be used to poison double agent Sergei Skripal. (more...)
AMBER Alert issued in Mexico for missing USA teen AMBER Alert issued in Mexico for missing USA teen
- March 16, 2018

Authorities believe the teen "is at risk" and is the victim of a crime. She lives with hefr mother and a younger brother. Police said they believe Esterly and Yu formed a secret relationship after meeting at church and then ran off together. (more...)
Mamata Banerjee, Pawan Chamling meet to resolve differences between Bengal and Sikkim Mamata Banerjee, Pawan Chamling meet to resolve differences between Bengal and Sikkim
- March 16, 2018

The MP from Darjeeling, who refused to comment on the Supreme Court order dismissing Gurung's plea seeking protection against coercive steps by the West Bengal Police in cases lodged against him, said if needed he can mediate to start a political dialogue between the former GJM leader and the state government. (more...)
Active Volume Stock: Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (NASDAQ:CLNE)
- March 16, 2018

A 2.78% change after the initial price of $1.44, sent the closing price to $1.48. 783,393 shares of the company's stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,410,000. The Stock has its 52-week High of $3.05 and 52-Week Low of $1.31 and it touched its 52-week high on 07/25/17 and 52-Week Low on 03/02/18. The company has market cap of $223.61 million. (more...)
Wait and watch: Ram Gopal Yadav on SP-BSP pact Wait and watch: Ram Gopal Yadav on SP-BSP pact
- March 16, 2018

After his party wrested both the seats from the formidable BJP, Yadav said the elections were a "mandate on both the governments at the Centre and the state.people have come together to bring BJP's burey din (bad days)". Significantly, the BJP's poll debacle in a politically crucial state like Uttar Pradesh comes within a year of Yogi Adityanath's rule. "Faulty machines resulted in polling being stopped for hours at several booths, had that not been the case, the margin of victory for SP would ... (more...)
Warner, Kaine on Senate regulatory reform bill Warner, Kaine on Senate regulatory reform bill
- March 16, 2018

Heller said the bill assures "Nevada's kids - and their parents - that we are committed to supporting a coordinated effort to stop school violence ". More people should be dedicated to that task, Durbin said. Additional coordination will be facilitated between school officials and law enforcement authorities to help stave off school violence. (more...)
New CIA Chief Likely to Face Questions on Torture
- March 16, 2018

He said the practice "sends a awful message to the world". Reports say Haspel helped carry out an order to destroy videos of waterboarding. She oversaw the torture of two terrorism suspects there, and the program had one suspect, Abu Zubaydah , waterboarded 83 times over the course of just one month . (more...)
Migrants protest in Madrid after street vendor's death Migrants protest in Madrid after street vendor's death
- March 16, 2018

Angry protesters burned plastic trash containers and threw stones at riot police while others broke shops windows and damaged vehicles parked along the narrow streets in the Lavapies neighborhood. But he added that for at least the last part of the way home, Mbaye did not appear to have been tracked by police. "From City Hall we will investigate thoroughly what happened and act accordingly", she wrote on Twitter . (more...)
Banksy Takes Over Houston Bowery Wall in New York City Banksy Takes Over Houston Bowery Wall in New York City
- March 16, 2018

In his own mural, which debuted last night with an image of Doğan's painting projected above it, the anonymous artist used a series of tally charts to illustrate Doğan's jail time , one bar is replaced with a pencil, a poignant reminder of the reason behind her imprisonment. (more...)

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