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Ben Carson blames wife for buying $31K furniture set Ben Carson blames wife for buying $31K furniture set
- March 21, 2018

Mr. Carson, appearing before Congress for the first time since the purchase of the table, chairs and hutch was made public, appeared annoyed when a Democrat at the hearing suggested that he was guilty of "ethical lapses" and turning over key decisions to members of his family. (more...)
Ben Carson Denies Trying to Mislead Public About $31000 Dining Set Ben Carson Denies Trying to Mislead Public About $31000 Dining Set
- March 21, 2018

Even if one concedes that this is some reason for the head of the Department of Housing and Urban Development to have a dining room table in his or her office, and that the existing one, which apparently has been in use for decades, needed to be replaced, spending this much money while simultaneously spending what seems like an absurd amount of money for table and chairs seems utterly absurd. (more...)
European Union asylum applications drop to pre-migrant wave levels European Union asylum applications drop to pre-migrant wave levels
- March 21, 2018

About 30 percent of the people applied for asylum in Germany, followed by Italy (20 percent), France (14 percent) and Greece (9 percent). Eurostat said Tuesday that nearly 650,000 people applied for asylum in the 28 European Union nations for the first time previous year, around half the applicants in 2015 when hundreds of thousands of people, mostly Syrians, arrived. (more...)
Storm Team 11 Forecast: Accumulating Snow Wednesday Storm Team 11 Forecast: Accumulating Snow Wednesday
- March 20, 2018

Devon County Council has confirmed the closure of dozens of schools on Monday and described roads as "treacherous", while train services are also affected. Temperatures will recover to closer to average, with a maximum temperature of 6 °C. This Evening and Tonight: A cold and mainly dry with isolated wintry showers clearing away overnight to leave mostly clear skies by dawn. (more...)
US, South Korea to start bilateral military drills US, South Korea to start bilateral military drills
- March 20, 2018

The drills involve more than 300,000 personnel and huge military resourcing. The agency notes that this year the maneuvers will be held despite the diplomatic breakthrough on the Korean Peninsula. It was widely assumed he was making preparations for the meeting. Defense Secretary James Mattis and South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo have agreed to resume their annual combined military exercises, including Operations Foal Eagle and Key Resolve, which were deconflicted with the ... (more...)
Region Braced For New Ice Warning Region Braced For New Ice Warning
- March 20, 2018

Motorists and pedestrians are being warned about icy conditions this evening and overnight. Despite the yellow weather warning, things are expected to pick up later in the day, with warmer weather on the way as spring finally begins to kick in. (more...)
Egypt court orders suspension of Uber, Careem Egypt court orders suspension of Uber, Careem
- March 20, 2018

The Cairo Administrative Court has accepted lawsuits demanding the full suspension of activities for the two popular ride-hailing companies, Uber and Careem in Egypt. Uber's representatives in Egypt are yet to respond to the court's decision. "We will appeal this decision, and continue to be available in Egypt in the meantime". (more...)
Charlotte 49s to hire Virginia's Ron Sanchez Charlotte 49s to hire Virginia's Ron Sanchez
- March 20, 2018

Virginia earned six postseason berths during that time, including this season, when the Cavaliers lost to No. 16 Maryland Baltimore County - the first top seed to do so. "The ultimate compliment that I can pay Ron is to say that he is the kind of coach that I want my son to play for". In the seasons through 2006-2008, the team tied their school record with 26 wins. (more...)
Another Deadline Looms To Avoid Government Shutdown Another Deadline Looms To Avoid Government Shutdown
- March 20, 2018

If negotiations wrap up later on Tuesday, the House is expected to vote by Thursday, leaving the Senate a day to pass the measure. The bill must be passed by both the House and Senate and signed by President Trump before Saturday, or there will be another partial shutdown of federal agencies. (more...)
Procter & Gamble Co (PG) Shares Sold by Epoch Investment Partners Inc
- March 20, 2018

Amf Pensionsforsakring Ab sold 54,670 shares as the company's stock declined 5.32% while stock markets rallied. Morgan Stanley lifted their target price on shares of Procter & Gamble from $90.00 to $92.00 and gave the company an "equal weight" rating in a report on Thursday, January 25th. (more...)
Dubai travellers get special happiness stamp on passports Dubai travellers get special happiness stamp on passports
- March 20, 2018

The UAE also organized a carnival parade to celebrate the International Day of Happiness roaming the streets of the capital. March 20 has been established as the World Happiness Day as the idea has been originally conceptualized by United Nations adviser Jayme Illien. (more...)
Kremlin shrugs off White House refusal to congratulate Putin Kremlin shrugs off White House refusal to congratulate Putin
- March 20, 2018

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev said he looked forward to working with Putin. German Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman Steffen Seibert told reporters Merkel would congratulate Putin but would also broach "challenges" in their relations. (more...)
Rauner focuses on Democrats, Madigan instead of Ives on eve of primary Rauner focuses on Democrats, Madigan instead of Ives on eve of primary
- March 20, 2018

That would be a massive upset. Illinois Democratic gubernatorial candidate Daniel Biss speaks to fans gathered for a Pussy Riot show at Subterranean, March 6, 2018, in Chicago . "This is a guy who has nothing to run on, so he's only going to run on trashing Democrats". Fight for the soul of the Democratic Party: Lipinski is a conservative Democrat who is against abortion, voted against Obamacare and sponsored the Religious Freedom Act, a bill strongly opposed by the LGBTQ community. (more...)
Refractive Surgery Devices Market Clinical Application, Forecast 2018 to 2025
- March 20, 2018

Ophthalmology Surgery Devices Market reports cover detailed competitive outlook including the market share and company profiles of the key participants operating in the Global market . Providing record about the past along with estimated future revenue of the market's segments and sub-segments with respect to four main geographies and their countries- Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa. (more...)
McCain rips Trump for his call congratulating Vladimir Putin on election win McCain rips Trump for his call congratulating Vladimir Putin on election win
- March 20, 2018

Outgoing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said it's "almost beyond comprehension" why a state actor would deploy such a unsafe substance in a public place in a foreign country where others could be exposed. A Kremlin statement said the two leaders also discussed Syria and Ukraine. McCain's statement came minutes after Trump told reporters that he had congratulated Putin on his March 18 election during a phone call with the Russian president on Tuesday. (more...)
Naidu wants industrial incentives along with special status Naidu wants industrial incentives along with special status
- March 20, 2018

TDP president and Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu had criticised the actor for making allegations of corruption against the TDP government instead of targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not fulfilling the promise of special status. (more...)
Wreck of ill-fated USA warship found by Allen expedition Wreck of ill-fated USA warship found by Allen expedition
- March 20, 2018

A U.S. World War IINavy shipthat sunk in 1942 was discovered on St. Patricks Day, thanks to the efforts of an American billionaire. During its fateful battle on November 13, 1942, a second torpedo hit on its port side creating a significant explosion that cut the ship in half and killed most of the men onboard, including all five Sullivan brothers. (more...)
'Nowruz Pirouz': Trump challenges Iranian government in Persian new year message 'Nowruz Pirouz': Trump challenges Iranian government in Persian new year message
- March 20, 2018

The IRGC was established after the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran to defend the country against foreign threats and to safeguard the values and accomplishments of the revolution. Trump added that the United States would hold the Iranian regime accountable for cyberattacks overseas and for "suppressing Iranian citizens who are protesting the oppression of their government at home". (more...)
Search for escaped attempted murder suspect enters second day Search for escaped attempted murder suspect enters second day
- March 20, 2018

Two people inside the GMC Yukon led officers on a high-speed chase from Aurora to Park Hill. SWAT members with weapons drawn went door to door near the hospital for most of the day, but Venzor-Gonzalez remains on the loose. He was wearing leg irons at the time but no handcuffs. Venzor-Gonzalez allegedly abducted his girlfriend and their 1½-year-old son at gunpoint from a Commerce City home in September, sparking an Amber Alert. (more...)
'Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection' (ALL) Gets Release Date, Pre-Order Incentive 'Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection' (ALL) Gets Release Date, Pre-Order Incentive
- March 20, 2018

People who pre-order Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection will get codes for Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition and the Ultra Street Fighter IV DLC. The Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection contains 12 titles that have each shaped the history of the Street Fighter series by introducing new concepts, gameplay features, and characters. (more...)
Defamation case against Trump to move forward Defamation case against Trump to move forward
- March 20, 2018

Zervos held a press conference in 2016 in which she described a 2007 incident in which she says Trump groped and kissed her during a meeting about a job opportunity. But Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Jennifer Schecter disagreed, citing precedent set by a Supreme Court ruling regarding the Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky scandal. (more...)
United Kingdom unveils Ogden, whiplash reform United Kingdom unveils Ogden, whiplash reform
- March 20, 2018

Auto insurance premiums are to fall by £35 a year after the government announced measures to curb the high number of whiplash claims that now cost United Kingdom drivers over £1bn a year. "On behalf of our customers we welcome that the Government is now recognising a more accurate level of investment risk meaning that we can still provide a fair level of compensation for claimants, while ensuring the preservation of an insurance sector able to deliver this essential service to customers at a ... (more...)
Paul Ryan says he's Paul Ryan says he's "confident" Mueller will finish special counsel probe
- March 20, 2018

On Monday Trump said the investigation has been compromised by "massive conflicts of interest". It's language no recent president has used for a federal inquiry. "I can't see it being anything other than a corrupt goal". "Why does the Mueller team have 13 hardened Democrats, some big Crooked Hillary supporters, and Zero Republicans?" The meeting and its revelations also have unleashed a new level of Trump's public hostility toward Mueller, even while some of the President's advisers show ... (more...)
Pawan Clarifies That He Is Not Against Special Status Pawan Clarifies That He Is Not Against Special Status
- March 20, 2018

TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday announced the exit of his party from the NDA over the demands of a special status for Andhra Pradesh. Further, the TDP boss made it clear that the MPs should unite and work in coordination with other party MPs protesting in Delhi for the welfare of the State. (more...)
Florida teen accused of beating friend to death with baseball bat Florida teen accused of beating friend to death with baseball bat
- March 20, 2018

A witness told deputies Murray walked out of the woods with a baseball bat and said he had beaten Woods. A 16-year-old Florida boy is accused of beating another teen to death with a baseball bat Monday afternoon, according to WFTV . The investigation is ongoing, but Judd said Tuesday he believes the teenager should be tried as an adult. The Orlando Sentinel typically does not name juvenile suspects. (more...)

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