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What, When Is the Spring, or Vernal, Equinox? Difference Between Equinox, Solstice What, When Is the Spring, or Vernal, Equinox? Difference Between Equinox, Solstice
- March 20, 2018

Good news for those counting down the days until warmer weather - the 2018 spring equinox will be on March 20. Meteorological spring began on 1st March 2018 and ends on 31st May 2018 . Both equinoxes and solstices are related to the Earth's orbit around the sun. Spring officially began Tuesday even though it may not feel like it in many parts of the country, with another winter storm threatening the northeastern United States. (more...)
Supreme Court to hear arguments about California abortion law Supreme Court to hear arguments about California abortion law
- March 20, 2018

To bolster the argument that legislators were targeting pregnancy crisis centers based on their pro-life views, the plaintiffs point to legislative committee reports quoting the law's author as saying that "Unfortunately, there are almost 200 licensed and unlicensed clinics known as crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs) in California", and those facilities "aim to discourage and prevent women from seeking abortions". (more...)
Russian Federation should be held accountable for attack, says US Russian Federation should be held accountable for attack, says US
- March 20, 2018

He called on the UK government to offer proof that Novichok was used and that Russian Federation was responsible, and slammed UK Prime Minister Theresa May for making "completely irresponsible statements" and "threats". The prime minister declared solidarity with the United Kingdom as it completes its investigation into the "heinous" nerve agent attack carried out on English soil. (more...)
Climate Change Will Trigger 140m Migrants By 2050 Climate Change Will Trigger 140m Migrants By 2050
- March 20, 2018

According to the research, in Latin America 17 million people are expected to be displaced, while in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, those affected could reach 86 million and 40 million people, respectively, in just a few years, if immediate measures are not taken to handle the problems. (more...)
Protests erupt as VHP's Ram Rajya rath yatra enters Tamil Nadu Protests erupt as VHP's Ram Rajya rath yatra enters Tamil Nadu
- March 20, 2018

When they were not allowed to make their presentation, the four staged a walkout and met the mediapersons outside. Expressing fear that the yatra's passage through TN would disrupt communal harmony, Stalin said the government should halt it at the state border and "pack them off to Uttar Pradesh if they insist on entering our state". (more...)
Now, Periyar statue vandalised in Tamil Nadu's Pudukottai district Now, Periyar statue vandalised in Tamil Nadu's Pudukottai district
- March 20, 2018

The reports further say that the glasses and nose of the statue were damaged. Senior Revenue officials also rushed to the spot and temporarily fixed the head. A large contingent of police has been deployed in the area to prevent any untoward incident. In another case, Bharatiya Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mukherjee's bust was vandalized in Kolkata's Kalighat. (more...)
PSL Gets Big Boost as International Stars Arrive in Pakistan PSL Gets Big Boost as International Stars Arrive in Pakistan
- March 20, 2018

He also urged the franchisers of the teams not to include such players in the respective squads who did not keep their words. PCB Chairman announced the players who have arrived in Pakistan, through a tweet. "We can't have this happening all the time", he quipped. He further added that he can not wait to see all the fans and get out on the field and 'really experience cricket in Pakistan for the first time'. (more...)
United States trade groups warn against higher tariffs United States trade groups warn against higher tariffs
- March 20, 2018

US President Donald Trump holds up a proclamation during a White House ceremony to establish tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum at the White House in Washington March 8, 2018. Since 2017, China has imposed a rule that USA companies must share their technology with their Chinese counterparts in order to do business in the country. (more...)
Nazarbayev congratulates Putin on reelection as Russian president Nazarbayev congratulates Putin on reelection as Russian president
- March 20, 2018

Communist party candidate Pavel Grudinin was in second place with 12-point-05 percent. Mr Putin's opponents alleged officials were trying to inflate the turnout. The Kremlin was hoping for high voter numbers to give greater legitimacy to Putin's historic fourth term as Russian Federation faces increasing isolation on the world stage over a spy poisoning in Britain and a fresh round of USA sanctions. (more...)
Mueller team gives Trump lawyers more details Mueller team gives Trump lawyers more details
- March 20, 2018

That's according to a person familiar with the situation who insisted on anonymity to discuss the ongoing investigation. Trump's lawyers have been working for months to sidestep or significantly limit the scope of an interview between Mueller and their client, who has a tendency to make exaggerated and misleading claims. (more...)
White House downplays results of Pa White House downplays results of Pa
- March 20, 2018

The election was held for the seat of Tim Murphy , a Republican , who resigned past year following revelations that he pressured a mistress to have an abortion and allegations that he abused his staff. During a subsequent part of the interview, Stivens dismissed the significance of Saccone's surprisingly poor performance using the same bogus spin as the RNC - that Lamb's victory in a deep-red district isn't as grim as it may seem for Republicans because Lamb is "pro-life" and basically ran ... (more...)
Santa Barbara County officials issue mandatory evacuations Santa Barbara County officials issue mandatory evacuations
- March 20, 2018

The latest models from the National Weather Service show the potential for rainfall of half an inch to three-quarters of an inch per hour, which could trigger debris flow. "This is not the storm to question", Lewin said, adding that more rain is expected in a three-day period than parts of Santa Barbara County usually gets all year and emphasizing that residents should heed the evacuation orders. (more...)
Croatia to spy on Super Eagles in England Croatia to spy on Super Eagles in England
- March 20, 2018

Recently, the German coach released a 28-man list that will execute the friendlies before the final 23-man list that will play at Russian Federation 2018 World Cup will be released in May. Coach Gernot Rohr will hope to have a full house by Tuesday evening as the team is expected to have their first training session ahead of the high profile friendly match. (more...)
Duterte urges all nations to quit ICC Duterte urges all nations to quit ICC
- March 20, 2018

According to the statute, pulling out of the treaty takes one year and "shall not affect any cooperation with the court in connection with criminal investigations ". "I will convince everybody now who are under the treaty at ICC: 'Get out, get out, it's rude, '" the brash-talking president said. While the President stressed that this withdrawal is effective immediately, Article 127 of the treaty states otherwise. (more...)
Carcass of unusual sea creature washes up on Georgia beach
- March 20, 2018

At first, Warren thought the creature was a dead seal, but upon further investigation, he described it as looking more like a "Loch Ness-type thing". But after close observation, he found an uncanny resemblance to Loch Ness Monster. Director Dan Ashe explained a procedure of decomposition of sea animals that makes the dead animal resemble Plesiosaur - a long-necked marine dinosaur. (more...)
KSP: Stolen Lexington vehicle leads police on chase, ends in deadly shooting KSP: Stolen Lexington vehicle leads police on chase, ends in deadly shooting
- March 20, 2018

The trooper who fired the shot was not injuries and has been placed on administrative leave. The deceased has not yet been identified. A Kentucky State Police trooper shoots and a kills man who they say pulled out a gun after a freaky series of events. (more...)
Package addressed to Austin explodes at FedEx facility in Schertz Package addressed to Austin explodes at FedEx facility in Schertz
- March 20, 2018

Austin residents have been on edge for weeks after two were killed and four injured in previous bombings. "We are clearly dealing with what we expect to be a serial bomber at this point", Austin Police Chief Brian Manley told a news conference near the site of Sunday's bombing. (more...)
Indian police file charges against former Canara Bank chairman Indian police file charges against former Canara Bank chairman
- March 20, 2018

As of last September, state banks held about 87 percent of the Indian banking system's 9.46 trillion rupees (about $147 billion) of soured loans that are non-performing, restructured or rolled over. At 10.45 am, Canara Bank shares were down 3.54% at Rs 254.85, after earlier falling to a low of Rs 250. Dubey was not immediately available for a comment. (more...)
Man accused of shooting three people in custody Man accused of shooting three people in custody
- March 20, 2018

He is suspected in a shooting that injured three people on Monday morning, including a 13-year-old girl. Lee Wayne Kennedy was reported in at least serious condition according to WAND-TV in Decatur. Police were called to the 500 block of South Walnut Street around 5 a.m. for a report of a shooting. He had left the scene before officers arrived. (more...)
VK Sasikala's husband M Natarajan dies at 75 in Chennai VK Sasikala's husband M Natarajan dies at 75 in Chennai
- March 20, 2018

A statement issued by the hospital read , "Every possible attempt was made to sustain his revival". He was formerly a public relations officer with the state government. Natarajan's body was later kept at his Besant Nagar residence for people to pay homage. It was then that Sasikala turned to her husband's boss, Chandralekha, to help boost her fledgling business. (more...)
Carroll, Smith keep Cowboys alive in NIT
- March 20, 2018

The victor of the OSU-Western Kentucky game will advance to the NIT Final Four in New York City's Madison Square Garden. Carroll blew them a kiss. According to oddsmakers from online sports book YouWager, the Cowboys are 7.5-point home favorites to beat the Cardinal, while the over/under now sits at 153.5 points. (more...)
China 'resolved to fight bloody battle against enemies', says Xi China 'resolved to fight bloody battle against enemies', says Xi
- March 20, 2018

The Chinese leader said his country would push for the " peaceful reunification of the motherland" so that more Taiwanese people get the opportunities of China's development, Reuters reported . He made no mention of a possible Chinese response to any increase in USA import controls. During the past 40 years, China has made remarkable progress, and the two countries have developed extensive cooperation, Abe said. (more...)
South Korean prosecutors seek arrest of former president Lee Myung-bak South Korean prosecutors seek arrest of former president Lee Myung-bak
- March 20, 2018

If the warrant is issued, he will become the country's fourth former president to be arrested on criminal charges. Lee will likely be arraigned as early as Wednesday and the court is expected to make a decision that night or early Thursday. (more...)
Alia Bhatt Injured On The Sets Of Ayan Mukerji's Brahmastra In Bulgaria Alia Bhatt Injured On The Sets Of Ayan Mukerji's Brahmastra In Bulgaria
- March 20, 2018

Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt is busy in the shooting of her upcoming movie Brahmastra and she is doing lots of effort to make this film flawless. In a recent interview , Alia had said that the shooting schedule is very tiring due to which, inspite of being injured, the actress cannot return home. (more...)
Are Traders Shorting Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE:AAP) Shares?
- March 20, 2018

About 1.64 million shares traded or 228.32% up from the average. It has outperformed by 59.56% the S&P500. Tobam increased its stake in Advance Auto Parts Inc (AAP) by 6749.01% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NYSE:AAP) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, August 25 by Vetr. The stock of Advance Auto Parts, Inc . Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Beacon Roofing Supply, 2 give it "Buy", 0 "Sell" rating, while 0 recommend "Hold". (more...)

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