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United States and South Korea to Resume Joint Military Exercises United States and South Korea to Resume Joint Military Exercises
- March 20, 2018

It had been widely expected that the joint military drills would go ahead, despite new prospects for diplomacy. North Korea's military had been notified of the "defensive nature" of the drills, the statement added. For time being, it is better if South Korea and the United States withhold planned military drill and make North Korea comfortable to come forward and talk. (more...)
Xi Speech Escalates Taiwan Tensions with Warning on Attempts to 'Split' China Xi Speech Escalates Taiwan Tensions with Warning on Attempts to 'Split' China
- March 20, 2018

One submarine emerges from water alongside two frigates during a military exercise held by Taiwan off the coast of the eastern county of Hualien February 6. China's embassy in Washington reacted to the signing of the Act by saying that it was "strongly dissatisfied" and warned that it would hurt bilateral relations at a time when Trump is attempting to push Beijing on trade via the imposition of tariffs created to punish China for theft of US intellectual property. (more...)
MS passes strictest abortion law MS passes strictest abortion law
- March 20, 2018

Abortion rights advocates have said the measure targets the state's only abortion provider, the Jackson Women's Health Organization, which provides abortions for up to 16 weeks after conception. Republican Gov. Phil Bryant made the comments while he signed the law Monday in a closed ceremony, according to a video his office posted to social media. (more...)
Confused voters try to figure out who's voting in Pennsylvania's special election Confused voters try to figure out who's voting in Pennsylvania's special election
- March 20, 2018

Joe Manchin in November, provided he wins the primary election in May 8. Even as ballot counting dragged on with several hundred votes separating Democrat Conor Lamb from Republican Rick Saccone , it was clear the single, short-term contest in western Pennsylvania had sounded the starting gun for the battle for control of the House . (more...)
SC dismisses plea challenging Nitish Kumar's membership to Bihar legislative council SC dismisses plea challenging Nitish Kumar's membership to Bihar legislative council
- March 20, 2018

In July 2017, M.L. Sharma had filed the PIL seeking cancellation of Nitish Kumar's membership to the state legislative council for allegedly concealing a pending criminal case against him. "Since then, the demand has been raised by us continuously and I have not strayed for it even for a second", he said. I support what he said. Mr Sharma had sought a direction from the apex court for the disqualification of the Bihar Chief Minister, alleging that the Janata Dal (United) chief allegedly ... (more...)
Limerick beat Clare after 100 minutes and free-taking shootout Limerick beat Clare after 100 minutes and free-taking shootout
- March 20, 2018

It took 24-minutes for Limerick to win a free and then came two - both converted by Gillane. Two Aaron Gillane frees settled Limerick early in the second half but at the other end Clare went close to a goal - Quaid was quick off his line to stop Shane O'Donnell and minutes later Tony Kelly had the sliothar in the net but was ruled out by the referee . (more...)
US, South Korea, Japan security advisers meet on North Korean summits - Seoul
- March 20, 2018

The North Korean military was notified of the resumption of the military exercise through the United Nations Command. A postponed South Korea-US joint military exercise will resume April 1, South Korean and the US militaries said Tuesday, with the scope of field-training Foal Eagle to be halved in length from two months to one. (more...)
Trump admin sanctions Russians for meddling in U.S. polls, cyber attacks Trump admin sanctions Russians for meddling in U.S. polls, cyber attacks
- March 20, 2018

Dan Kildee of MI told CNN's Brianna Keilar on Thursday. "The United States stands in solidarity with its closest ally, the United Kingdom", White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement , noting that the USA shares Britain's assessment that Russian Federation is responsible for the reckless nerve agent attack on a British citizen and his daughter. (more...)
GSP trooper involved in shooting after chase GSP trooper involved in shooting after chase
- March 20, 2018

Monday, Atlanta police spotted a red vehicle with a stolen license plate. That driver, according to investigators, refused to stop. The GSP joined the chase and used a PIT maneuver to stop the vehicle on southbound I-75 just north of Central Avenue in Hapeville, Georgia. (more...)
Morgan Stanley Trims Shire (SHP) Target Price to GBX 4700
- March 20, 2018

About 509,475 shares traded. It has outperformed by 80.48% the S&P500. Among 24 analysts covering Sky Plc ( LON:SKY ), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. It has a 27.74 P/E ratio. Sky plc serves approximately 22.5 million residential and commercial clients in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Italy, Germany, and Austria. (more...)
San Marcos man shoots wife in face, turns gun on himself
- March 20, 2018

Witnesses told police a vehicle pulled up to a convenience store around 8 a.m. and that a screaming woman attempted to leave the vehicle before a man, identified as 42-year-old Troy Ranard Jackson, pushed her back into the auto and took off. (more...)
Report says Facebook security chief to leave Report says Facebook security chief to leave
- March 20, 2018

Stamos-who led the team that studied "information operations" on Facebook and Instagram in the wake of the 2016 USA election-is known as a prolific tweeter, and has long defended Facebook's actions when it came to security and political interference. (more...)
Met Office issues new ice warning for Dorset
- March 20, 2018

With the snow and icy conditions, the Met Office have issued a Yellow Weather Warning for Andover today (Monday 19th March) with various places and services closed. The Met Office has said there's a couple of frosty nights still in store for most of the United Kingdom, before milder weather on Thursday and Friday, which is something to look forward to, eh? Tomorrow, sunny spells are expected at about lunchtime. (more...)
Saudi To Ensure Gender Equal Salaries Saudi To Ensure Gender Equal Salaries
- March 20, 2018

After meetings with the Trump administration, he will embark on a two-week, coast-to-coast tour of US business and technology centers, hoping to woo new investment and convince Americans that he and his country are modern, worthy partners. Fighting between the Huthi movement, supported by Iran, and Yemeni government forces, backed by the Saudis and the UAE, has claimed almost 10,000 lives and left the country on the verge of a disastrous starvation. (more...)
Finland is the place to find your lost happiness in Finland is the place to find your lost happiness in
- March 20, 2018

The top 10 countries include Denmark, Iceland, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Canada, New Zealand, Sweden and Australia. Thus, this year Finland took the first place. "I've joked with the other Americans that we are living the American dream here in Finland", said Brianna Owens, who moved from the United States and is now a teacher in Espoo, Finland's second biggest city with a population of around 280,000. (more...)
Vladyslav Voloshyn, pilot accused of shooting down Flight MH17, is found dead Vladyslav Voloshyn, pilot accused of shooting down Flight MH17, is found dead
- March 20, 2018

Rumors of assassination since the report was published alternately accuse both Russian Federation and Ukraine of pulling the trigger. Russian officials not only alleged that Voloshyn's plane had shot down MH17. Voloshyn, the recipient of a medal for bravery, had flown 33 combat missions in a Su-25 ground attack jet against Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, according to the BBC . (more...)
Edward Snowden blasts Putin for 'rigged' election despite being given asylum Edward Snowden blasts Putin for 'rigged' election despite being given asylum
- March 20, 2018

Relations with the United States took another hit after Washington on Thursday announced new sanctions on Russian Federation over its reported meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election . Preliminary counting showed Putin won 76 percent of the vote in an election that had excluded all other serious contenders and saw a massive pro-Putin state media blitz. (more...)
NY Attorney General to Meet With Tenants About Kushner Report NY Attorney General to Meet With Tenants About Kushner Report
- March 20, 2018

Torres said he was in confidential talks with prosecutors, but did not say which ones. In addition, Kushner Cos.is being sued by residents from a Brooklyn Heights property who make similar claims of rent increases and the use of construction as a tool to push old tenants out of the building. (more...)
Turkey Vows to Expand Syria Fight Against Kurds Turkey Vows to Expand Syria Fight Against Kurds
- March 20, 2018

Ankara claimed that its military campaign was aimed at pushing the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group from Turkey's border with Syria and stopping the advance of Kurdish militants, who were themselves fighting Daesh. A commander with the Turkey-backed Syrian forces blamed the looting on "thieves", and said a unit had been created to prevent further theft. Forces known as the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), which are backed by the United States, have served as ground troops in the fight ... (more...)
Junaid lynching: SC stays trial in Faridabad court Junaid lynching: SC stays trial in Faridabad court
- March 20, 2018

The division bench had dismissed the plea on the question of maintainability and the family was, then, given two-week time to approach the Supreme Court. He said the accused were not booked for section 153A, 153B (promoting enmity between groups) and 505 (statements conducing to public mischief) of IPC as prior sanction has to be given by the state government. (more...)
Z's Roc Nation Invests in Bail Reform Startup Z's Roc Nation Invests in Bail Reform Startup
- March 20, 2018

Since Meek Mill's incarceration, JAY-Z's voice on the criminal justice system has continued to intensify through short bits during his past 4:44 concert to op-eds for the New York Times . Regarding rehabilitation, Promise will provide programs with job training and information about housing. The process begins with financial assistance for those who can not afford bail, then evolves into an individually tailored program to help each client fulfill their court-mandated obligations, like ... (more...)
Tencor Corporation purchases Israel's Orbotech for $3.4 billion Tencor Corporation purchases Israel's Orbotech for $3.4 billion
- March 20, 2018

Edge Advisors LLC lifted its stake in KLA-Tencor by 77.8% in the third quarter. The deal offers a 15% premium on stock shares when compared to the company's closing price last week. The shares were sold at an average price of $112.92, for a total transaction of $96,433.68. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders have sold 23,445 shares of company stock worth $2,579,450. (more...)
Remains of Australian woman missing since November found in Whistler Remains of Australian woman missing since November found in Whistler
- March 20, 2018

CANADIAN police have confirmed the body of missing Perth woman Alison Raspa has been found. She was last seen leaving the Three Below Bar in Whistler on the night of November 22 and a personal item of hers was found at Alpha Lake Park days later. (more...)
Massachusetts Uber driver charged with raping female passenger Massachusetts Uber driver charged with raping female passenger
- March 20, 2018

Officers on scene said the female passenger appeared to be in distress. They called Thapa back to the station early Sunday afternoon after the woman told investigators during their second visit to the hospital that she had "no memory of what happened to her", never ordered an Uber Saturday night, and "had no idea how she got in the auto", the report said. (more...)
Men who frequent prostitutes are 'sick criminals', says Pope Men who frequent prostitutes are 'sick criminals', says Pope
- March 20, 2018

But he asked the pope where he should start. Nick Lopez, a campus minister at the University of Dallas and a delegate chosen by the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, also addressed the opening session with the Pope and focused on the youth and young-adult years as a time of transition: "Moving, choosing, experimenting, failing, succeeding, fearing and hoping that that next steps we make are the steps that God is calling us to make". (more...)

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