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Mormon Church investigating second sexual assault accusation Mormon Church investigating second sexual assault accusation
- March 24, 2018

The unnamed woman claimed Thursday that Joseph L. Bishop's narrative that the she exposed herself to Bishop willingly after he asked her to reveal her breasts was false, according Craig Vernon, the unnamed accuser's attorney. The Dec. 5 police interview came after the now 55-year-old woman filed her complaint the month before. Bishop was president from 1983-1986 of the Missionary Training Center in Provo. (more...)
Trump dismissed advisers' warnings against vetoing spending bill Trump dismissed advisers' warnings against vetoing spending bill
- March 24, 2018

Congressional Hispanic Caucus chairwoman Michelle Lujan Grisham said Trump is to blame for the latest impasse. Echoing criticism from those who voted against the measure, Trump added, "It's only hours old". Trump's decision to ultimately sign the bill averted what would have been the third federal shutdown of the year, an outcome both parties wanted to avoid. (more...)
One killed, four injured in explosion in Egypt's Alexandria One killed, four injured in explosion in Egypt's Alexandria
- March 24, 2018

The interior ministry said in a statement that an improvised explosive device placed under a vehicle detonated as the security director's convoy was passing in El-Moaskar El-Romany Street. The Islamic State terror organization claimed responsibility for both attacks. Almost a month later, two gunmen killed nine people at the Mar Mina Church in Helwan, southern Cairo ahead of Coptic Christian celebrations in December. (more...)
Heavy, wet snow to blanket most of the area overnight into Saturday Heavy, wet snow to blanket most of the area overnight into Saturday
- March 24, 2018

This winter weather warning comes just two weeks before the 45th anniversary of the historic blizzard of April 8-10, 1973 , when between 14 and 20 inches fell in the Benton County area. Here's a look at the early snowfall totals reported by the National Weather Service offices in Mount Holly and Upton, N.Y. Mixed precipitation is expected locally, with 1 to 3 inches of snow expected along Interstate 74 (including Bloomington-Normal). (more...)
Frank Steinmeier meets Sushma Swaraj, to later hold talks with PM Modi Frank Steinmeier meets Sushma Swaraj, to later hold talks with PM Modi
- March 24, 2018

President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier met Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday. Although Germany's President Frank-Walter Steinmeier came to India several times, this marked his first official visit after attaining presidency. (more...)
Abhishek Manu Singhvi, 4 TMC candidates win RS poll from West Bengal Abhishek Manu Singhvi, 4 TMC candidates win RS poll from West Bengal
- March 24, 2018

Of the four TMC candidates - Subhasish Chakraborty , Nadimul Haque , Shantanu Sen and Abir Biswas - Chakraborty led the tally with 54 votes, Haque, Sen and Biswas got 52, 51 and 52 votes respectively. Lingaiah Yadav have been elected to the Upper House. He had contested for the fifth seat bagged only 30 votes. Congress candidate Mr Singhvi got votes from the ruling party legislators headed by state chief minister Mamata Banerjee . (more...)
9 départements en vigilance orange — Neige et verglas 9 départements en vigilance orange — Neige et verglas
- March 24, 2018

La vigilance va débuter lundi à 18 heures pour s'achever mardi à 11 heures . La perturbation rencontre un air frais et comme prévu par météo France , la neige refait une apparition tardive sur la France et l'Occitanie . " En raison de la neige et des températures négatives de la nuit, l'ouverture de la tour Eiffel est retardée ", avait annoncé ce dimanche matin sur son compte twitter la société d'exploitation du monument, photo des accès enneigés à l'appui. (more...)
Amalgamated Bank Has $5.53 Million Holdings in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC)
- March 24, 2018

The company's stock had a trading volume of 1,489,553 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,230,694. About 474,364 shares traded. Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) has risen 20.29% since March 22, 2017 and is uptrending. After $1.05 actual earnings per share reported by Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 13.33% EPS growth. (more...)
Cambridge Analytica searched after warrant granted
- March 24, 2018

Cambridge Analytica , a British consulting company, was accused of harvesting data of up to 50 million Facebook users without permission and using the data to help politicians including U.S. Ms Denham had announced her intentions to gain a warrant to enter the offices on Monday, however it was granted just after 7pm yesterday. "The company is already under investigation by the Electoral Commission over what role, if any, it played in the European Union referendum campaign". (more...)
BSSF Primary School Track & Field Results BSSF Primary School Track & Field Results
- March 24, 2018

Davis entered seeded 22nd out of 27 competitors, and past year she placed 32nd among 37 athletes with a best mark of 36-6.75. Many athletes will be asked to do compete in events for the first time. But we get the best of our team in the spots that we want them. Harris faced a tough set of circumstances heading into the season-opening meet at Brush. (more...)
Mark Zuckerberg Is Literally Asking Congress To Regulate Facebook Mark Zuckerberg Is Literally Asking Congress To Regulate Facebook
- March 24, 2018

What made Facebook so valuable was its business model of monetising private information and online behaviour. Thune, Wicker and Moran also wanted to know, "Does Facebook believe it complied with its obligations under the 2011 order?" The company, funded in part by Trump supporter and billionaire financier Robert Mercer, paired its vault of consumer data with voter information. (more...)
Rajya Sabha election results: BJP wins in UP, loses Jharkhand Rajya Sabha election results: BJP wins in UP, loses Jharkhand
- March 24, 2018

The BJP has fielded 8 candidates: Arun Jaitley , Ashok Bajpai, Vijaya Pal Singh Tomar, Sakal Deep Rajbhar, Kanta Kardam, Anil Jain, Harnath Singh Yadav and GVL Narsimha Rao. The TMC's Subhasis Chakraborty, Abir Ranjan Biswas, Nadimul Haque, and Santanu Sen won. While Congress's candidate is Abhishek Manu Singhvi , Rabin Deb is CPM's man of straw. (more...)
Afridi reveals how the PSL can become even more popular Afridi reveals how the PSL can become even more popular
- March 24, 2018

Former Test cricketer said it would also give Pakistan an opportunity to test their new PSL finds. "West Indies are coming in early April, but unfortunately, we don't have space in the running year to have more series in Pakistan as we are touring other countries". (more...)
Mayawati's BSP Suspends Lawmaker Who Voted For BJP In Rajya Sabha Polls Mayawati's BSP Suspends Lawmaker Who Voted For BJP In Rajya Sabha Polls
- March 24, 2018

BSP supremo also accused that the saffron party misused the system to make their candidate win. The victory of BJP 's nominee Anil Agarwal on 9th Rajya Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh must have soothed the bruised ego of the UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath who was facing flak from everywhere for the recent losses in Gorakhpur and Phulpur Loksabha by-polls. (more...)
Trump says Russia must provide answers on poisoning of ex-Russian spy Trump says Russia must provide answers on poisoning of ex-Russian spy
- March 24, 2018

Both are now in the hospital and in critical condition. May told Parliament Wednesday that the United Kingdom will also move to freeze Russian state assets in response to what she called an "unlawful use of force" involving a weapons-grade nerve agent. (more...)
British Summer Time: Why do we change the clocks? British Summer Time: Why do we change the clocks?
- March 24, 2018

The clocks go forward one hour at 1am on Sunday. Your smartphone is smart enough to change the time automatically but chances are your vehicle, your cooker, your radio and your watch are oblivious to Daylight Saving. It was proposed by George Hudson in 1895 an enshrined in law by Austria and Germany in 1916. Tonight we are moving to summer time . The Summer Time Act of 1916 was passed by Parliament and the first day of British summer was reported as May 21, 1916. (more...)
European Union condemns Russian use of nerve agent in the UK European Union condemns Russian use of nerve agent in the UK
- March 24, 2018

The police officer who was injured, Det Sgt Nick Bailey , is conscious and in a stable condition - but is no longer critical. May won the backing of 27 other European Union leaders at a summit Thursday and the bloc called the attack a "grave challenge to our shared security". (more...)
MPs Elizabeth May, Kennedy Stewart arrested at BC anti-pipeline protest MPs Elizabeth May, Kennedy Stewart arrested at BC anti-pipeline protest
- March 24, 2018

Green Party of Canada Leader Elizabeth May, the member of Parliament for Saanich-Gulf Islands, and New Democrat member of Parliament Kennedy Stewart plan to enter a court-imposed protest-free zone around certain Kinder Morgan properties in Metro Vancouver. (more...)
Punxsutawney Phil gets wanted poster after winter storms continue Punxsutawney Phil gets wanted poster after winter storms continue
- March 24, 2018

The Monroe County Sheriff's Office issued a warrant Wednesday for the apprehension and arrest of its own famous groundhog. The six weeks is up and, well, it appears winter is here to stay - at least, that's what one Pennsylvania sheriff's officer is saying after a fourth Nor'easter struck the East Coast. (more...)
Centre issues notice to Cambridge Analytica over data breach Centre issues notice to Cambridge Analytica over data breach
- March 24, 2018

Brexit referendum. Britain is investigating whether Facebook , the world's largest social media network, did enough to protect data. India's information technology minister last week warned against any abuse of social media in elections, following reports that the analytics firm improperly accessed information on millions of Facebook users to target U.S. (more...)
Five EU member states considering expulsion of Russian diplomats Five EU member states considering expulsion of Russian diplomats
- March 24, 2018

EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker has defended his decision to congratulate Vladimir Putin on his re-election ahead of Theresa May's speech to European leaders on relations with Russian Federation . The tests were conducted by British military chemical weapons scientists. Arriving Thursday at the summit in Brussels, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite offered her full backing to Britain and said she was weighing whether to expel Russian diplomats over the Salisbury attack as well. (more...)
Charges Dropped Against Most Erdogan Goons Who Attacked Protesters in DC Charges Dropped Against Most Erdogan Goons Who Attacked Protesters in DC
- March 24, 2018

The Turkish military, along with the Free Syrian Army (FSA), launched "Operation Olive Branch" against the YPG in Afrin on January 20, and Erdogan vowed that operations "will not end in Afrin". Less than two weeks after the incident, the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee unanimously adopted H.Res.354 condemning the the attack, "calling for the perpetrators to be brought to justice and measures to be taken to prevent similar incidents in the future". (more...)
Loyola Chicago vs Nevada odds Loyola Chicago vs Nevada odds
- March 24, 2018

The teams' secret weapons are no longer a secret. On Friday night, No. 1 seed Kansas (29-7) plays No. 5 Clemson (25-9), and second-seeded Duke (28-7) takes on 11th-seeded Syracuse (23-13) in an Atlantic Coast Conference matchup in the Midwest Regional in Omaha, Nebraska. (more...)
U.S. launches WTO complaint, accuses China of stealing patents U.S. launches WTO complaint, accuses China of stealing patents
- March 24, 2018

In the same year, Taiwan was also accused of blocking American rice, while Japan Brazil faces similar charges over US made leather goods; South Korea over wire rope; and the European Union over soy beans. imports of corn, soybeans, sorghum and distillers dried grains to protect its own producers and has fought those efforts through trade enforcement actions. (more...)
Once a mosque, always a mosque, Supreme Court told Once a mosque, always a mosque, Supreme Court told
- March 24, 2018

The Supreme Court on Friday told that before taking decision on the national dispute Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi, it would first re-examine whether a 1994 judgement which suggests that "a mosque is not an essential part of the practice of the religion of Islam and namaz (prayer) by Muslims can be offered anywhere, even in open" requires to revisited by a larger bench. (more...)

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