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Trump signs US-Taiwan travel bill, angering China Trump signs US-Taiwan travel bill, angering China
- March 17, 2018

The TTA in theory allows high-level exchanges of government officials to take place both in Taiwan and the US, while also encouraging Taiwanese state institutions to promote business with local and federal USA officials. Defeated Nationalist forces fled to Taiwan in 1949 after losing the Chinese civil war to the Communists. The bill stems from the Taiwan Relations Act ( PL 96-8 ), which the Carter administration passed into law on April 12, 1979, around the time when China was rising as a ... (more...)
Coast Guard searching for missing boater off Lee County
- March 17, 2018

The Coast Guard says Dennis Grim, 63, is missing and three others were rescued after a boat out of Seminole sank 70 miles southwest of Fort Myers Beach. The Coast Guard asks that mariners keep a sharp lookout, and contact Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg via VHF-FM marine band radio channel 16 or 727-824-7506 with any information regarding the missing boater. (more...)
Events outside Florida school shooting released Events outside Florida school shooting released
- March 17, 2018

Peterson has been highly criticized for not entering the Parkland school as Nikolas Cruz allegedly shot and killed 17 people on Valentine's Day. A newly-released surveillance video shows a Florida police officer outside a high school while a gunman was firing on students inside. (more...)
Oil prices jump, Brent hits approximately $70 Oil prices jump, Brent hits approximately $70
- March 17, 2018

US West Texas Intermediate crude futures for April, which will expire on Tuesday, rose to $62.54 on Friday, its highest since March 7. A decline could indicate a slow down at a time when the global market is caught between a USA oil sector on pace to lead the world and a policy from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries to erase a market surplus with coordinated production cuts. (more...)
India details harassment of diplomats, kin in Pakistan India details harassment of diplomats, kin in Pakistan
- March 17, 2018

The Pakistan envoy, Sohail Mahmood , who was called back home on Thursday, was expected to return to India in a few days, but he won't "until Indian secret agencies stop harassing.(Pakistani) diplomatic staff and their families", the Pakistan foreign ministry source said. (more...)
Evacuations ordered due to wildland fire on Fort Carson Evacuations ordered due to wildland fire on Fort Carson
- March 17, 2018

A wildfire that started at Fort Carson has spread off the Army post and forced the evacuation nearby residents in southern Colorado. Fire crews from El Paso and Pueblo counties are responding to the Carson Midway fire, which as of 1 p.m. Friday night. The evacuation route is Indian Village Heights to Interstate 25. The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office says about 100 people have been evacuated. (more...)
72 dogs taken from puppy mill in Van Zandt County, SPCA says 72 dogs taken from puppy mill in Van Zandt County, SPCA says
- March 17, 2018

They are due in a Walkerton courtroom May 1, 2018. Two people are facing animal cruelty charges after horses in their care were found to be severely neglected. However, it is not clear if the animal owner is properly licensed. "There will be consequences under the law if you fail to provide adequate care for your animals", says Alison Green, Senior Inspector, Ontario SPCA. (more...)
South Africa's Zuma to be charged with corruption over arms deal South Africa's Zuma to be charged with corruption over arms deal
- March 17, 2018

The charges which Mr Zuma denies - include counts of fraud, racketeering and money laundering. "I am of the view that a trial court would be the most appropriate forum for these issues to be ventilated and to be decided upon", said Abrahams. (more...)
South Korea aims for high-level talks about talks with North South Korea aims for high-level talks about talks with North
- March 17, 2018

Trump's announcement earlier this month that he would meet with Kim sent shockwaves through the world of foreign policy, upsetting decades of past precedent dictating that US presidents not meet with members of North Korea's ruling Kim family. (more...)
Spy standoff: Britain points at Putin in poisoning attack Spy standoff: Britain points at Putin in poisoning attack
- March 17, 2018

On March 4, Skripal, once a Russian double agent, along with his daughter Yulia, and a British police officer, were poisoned with a rare and powerful nerve agent. Russian Federation ordered a halt to high-level meetings with the United Kingdom and prepared Friday to expel British diplomats in retaliation for similar British moves - but still hasn't said who will be kicked out or when. (more...)
What Is North Korea's Foreign Minister Doing in Sweden? What Is North Korea's Foreign Minister Doing in Sweden?
- March 17, 2018

North Korea's top diplomat arrived in Sweden on March 15, for two days of talks. Beyond creating a possible echo of another famous peace talk, the Oslo Accords facilitated by Norway between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization, Sweden has always been a conduit for the U.S.in North Korea. (more...)
North Korean foreign minister in Sweden North Korean foreign minister in Sweden
- March 17, 2018

It added that a statement summarizing the talks will be made available Friday after Ri's talks with Wallstrom. "They met this morning and discussed the same issues that are being discussed during this trip, such as the security situation", he said. (more...)
China's parliament re-elects Xi Jinping as president China's parliament re-elects Xi Jinping as president
- March 17, 2018

The National People's Congress, China's rubber-stamp legislature, also appointed close Xi ally Wang Qishan to the formerly ceremonial post of vice president. Wang is the most feared official in China as he carried out the anti-corruption campaign for the past five years initiated by Xi in which over 1.5 million officials including over 100 ministers and top generals were punished making it the biggest such crackdown in China's recent history. (more...)
Pakistan doing 'bare minimum' to help US Pakistan doing 'bare minimum' to help US
- March 17, 2018

The administration had suspended about United States dollars 2 billion in security assistance to Pakistan in January but Islamabad has failed to take "the kind of decisive and irreversible action" Washington has asked for to help with the war in Afghanistan, the official said. (more...)
Highly Traded Stock: Petroleo Brasileiro SA - Petrobras (NYSE:PBR)
- March 17, 2018

CWH stock makes a change of -10.09% in a total of its share price. The Basic Materials stock (Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras) showed a change of -3.79 percent from opening and finally turned off its business at $12.96 by scoring -5.47 percent on 15-03-2018. (more...)
Authorities warn against drinking and driving during St. Patrick's Day holiday Authorities warn against drinking and driving during St. Patrick's Day holiday
- March 17, 2018

The holiday has become one of the nation's deadliest because of alcohol, according to a news release. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 75% of fatal drunk driving accidents on St. "Think before you act". It features exclusive offers and discounts to sober designated drivers at a growing list of participating bars and restaurants. (more...)
Florida bounces Bonnies after their 1st NCAA win in 48 years Florida bounces Bonnies after their 1st NCAA win in 48 years
- March 17, 2018

The Bonnies had upset UCLA in a First Four game Tuesday night, flew out of OH after the game early Wednesday morning, arrived in Dallas around 3:30 a.m., and did not check into the team hotel until 4:45. The Bonnies got 20-point games from guards Mobley (28 points) and Jaylen Adams (20), the senior leaders of this team. "Just the whole year, it's been fantastic". (more...)
Putin Furious After Britain Says He Ordered Attack Putin Furious After Britain Says He Ordered Attack
- March 17, 2018

It is " overwhelmingly likely " that Russian president Vladimir Putin ordered the use of a nerve agent in the attack on ex-spy Sergei Skripal in Britain, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said. Russian Federation denies being the source of the nerve agent, suggesting it could have been another country, and has demanded Britain share samples collected by investigators. (more...)
ELECTION:Samajwadi Party wins Yogi Adityanath's Gorakhpur, UP CM says result 'unexpected ELECTION:Samajwadi Party wins Yogi Adityanath's Gorakhpur, UP CM says result 'unexpected
- March 17, 2018

In the party mouthpiece Saamna , Sena said the margin of BJP defeats in Gorakhpur and Phulpur proves the disillusionment of people towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi , "who has failed to keep the promises made in 2014". But ten by Lok Sabha polls were held after Modi came to power and the BJP has lost nine. "The bypoll results came when the BJP was celebrating Tripura gain. (more...)
Scientific community must extend its research from labs to land: PM Modi Scientific community must extend its research from labs to land: PM Modi
- March 17, 2018

The five-day Science Congress is an annual congregation of science professionals from across the globe. He called upon the scientific community to extend research from the labs to the land. Speaking to students, teachers, scientists and researchers at the Manipur University here, he said the term "research and development" should become "research on development" in the context of India . (more...)
BJP supporter beheaded for naming Bihar town square after Modi BJP supporter beheaded for naming Bihar town square after Modi
- March 17, 2018

Kamal Dev Yadav, brother of Narayan, is being treated at the Darbhanga Medical College Hospital. "As a senior citizen, my father went to them to explain the situation but he was beheaded with a sword". "When we protested, they said that the RJD's victory in bypolls to one Lok Sabha and an assembly seat marked their party's resurgence and hence they wanted to rename the square after Lalu Prasad", Kamlesh alleged. (more...)
Dollar rises on data, yen gains on U.S. political uncertainty Dollar rises on data, yen gains on U.S. political uncertainty
- March 17, 2018

A U.S. Dollar note is seen in this June 22, 2017 illustration photo. "I'll be keeping a close watch on a Group of 20 meeting of finance ministers and central bank chiefs in Buenos Aires and the U.S. U.S. President Donald Trump has made a decision to replace his national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, the Washington Post reported on Thursday. (more...)
UIDAI clarifies on Aadhaar UIDAI clarifies on Aadhaar
- March 17, 2018

Santosh said that his father died because he felt insulted when he was filling the life certificate form at a provident fund office in his city, Bengaluru. On Thursday, senior advocate KV Vishwanathan, who represents one of the petitioners in the case, argued that the Aadhaar Act does not include any "procedural safeguards" to "govern the actions of private entities" and also neglects to mention "remedies" in cases were Aadhaar details could not be authenticated because of system failures. (more...)
Russian Federation to expand 'black list' of Americans in response to sanctions: RIA Russian Federation to expand 'black list' of Americans in response to sanctions: RIA
- March 17, 2018

The officials said the Russians deliberately chose us energy industry targets, obtaining access to computer systems and then conducting "network reconnaissance" of industrial control systems that run American factories and the electricity grid. (more...)
Nerve agent planted in Russian ex-spy's daughter's luggage: United Kingdom reports Nerve agent planted in Russian ex-spy's daughter's luggage: United Kingdom reports
- March 17, 2018

Meanwhile, the Russian foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, indicated that British diplomats would be expelled from Moscow in retaliation for similar sanctions announced by May on Wednesday. While earlier condemning the nerve agent attack and expressing solidarity with Britain, Paris had avoided blaming Russian Federation directly. According to the statement: "The United Kingdom thoroughly briefed its allies that it was highly likely that Russian Federation was responsible for the attack". (more...)

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