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Sri Lankan President leaves for home Sri Lankan President leaves for home
- March 25, 2018

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi also held a meeting with the visiting Sri Lankan president, and briefed him on issues of regional and worldwide importance. A year since then, Colombo's stance saw a visible shift and its support for Pakistan was revealed by Pakistan's Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua during her visit to the Sri Lankan capital. (more...)
Explosion rocks Afghan city, at least 10 dead Explosion rocks Afghan city, at least 10 dead
- March 25, 2018

Aminullah Abed, the chief of the province's public health department, in Helmand province said the 12 killed and 40 wounded were received at a hospital in Lashkar Gha on Friday. President Ashraf Ghani, whose government has been lambasted for its inability to protect ordinary Afghans, condemned the attack against "innocent people", according to a statement. (more...)
Donald Trump's Choice Of John Bolton And Mike Pompeo Stirs War Fears Donald Trump's Choice Of John Bolton And Mike Pompeo Stirs War Fears
- March 25, 2018

From Nafta to the Iran nuclear deal to North Korea , those advisers generally played a moderating role - walking the president back from potentially drastic departures, pushing him toward compromise, and softening his America First agenda. (more...)
Judge allows 'Apprentice' contestant's defamation suit against Trump to proceed Judge allows 'Apprentice' contestant's defamation suit against Trump to proceed
- March 25, 2018

Trump suggested on Twitter , at campaign rallies and during presidential debates that her. Zervos filed her defamation suit at the start of 2017, three days before Donald Trump assumed the presidency, alleging that he made defamatory statements about her on the campaign trail where he repeatedly accused her and other women who made similar allegations of lying. (more...)
Congress OKs $1.3 trillion budget, avoiding another shutdown Congress OKs $1.3 trillion budget, avoiding another shutdown
- March 25, 2018

The House easily approved the measure Thursday, 256-167, a bipartisan tally that underscored the popularity of the compromise, which funds the government through September. "You have a 2,200-page bill. and you got 24 hours, maybe 36 - it's just, it's insane". Twice this calendar year the government was allowed to slip into shutdown. (more...)
Johnson agrees World Cup could be like Hitler's Olympics
- March 25, 2018

The provocative comparison drew an enraged reaction from Moscow - which has often stoked nationalist pride around the Soviet Union's triumph over Nazi Germany in World War II - and was a striking example of the diplomatic clash between the two countries following the poisoning of a Russian former spy, Sergei V. (more...)
Rain, mix, and snow ends tonight, but expect slick spots Rain, mix, and snow ends tonight, but expect slick spots
- March 25, 2018

Any snow or wintry mix chances have dwindled for our viewing area. If you're out and about that -1C will probably feel a bit more civilized with a generous amount of sunshine. Here's the latest from the National Weather Service Office in Blacksburg, as of 10:30 AM this morning , a winter weather advisory went into effect at 8 AM this morning and will remain until noon Sunday . (more...)
Who is Ronjot Dhami? Canada-wide warrant issued for assaulting autistic man Who is Ronjot Dhami? Canada-wide warrant issued for assaulting autistic man
- March 25, 2018

Police say that, following an onslaught of tips, investigators identified one of the suspects as 25-year-old Ronjot Singh Dhami . A 29-year-old man with autism was sitting on a set of steps putting on roller blades, when police said the three suspects came down the stairs and began to attack him. (more...)
Facebook sells your data, says this former Donald Trump aide Facebook sells your data, says this former Donald Trump aide
- March 25, 2018

It was Bannon's first public appearance and statement since the explosive reports by the Observer and the Guardian , sister publications, last weekend, that the personal data of about 50 million Americans had been harvested and improperly shared with Cambridge Analytica . (more...)
Evans stars as Cardiff Blues down Ulster Evans stars as Cardiff Blues down Ulster
- March 25, 2018

Blaine Sully went over for a try for the Blues on 12 minutes, converted by Evans and although the Welsh side had a numerical advantage after Ulster prop Wiehahn Herbst was yellow carded for a unsafe tackle, it was the visitors who got the next points - another penalty from Cooney. (more...)
Parliament in FYROM adopts the law on language amid a tense situation Parliament in FYROM adopts the law on language amid a tense situation
- March 25, 2018

Outside the parliament building, a few hundred protestors demonstrated against the law, but the protests passed without incident, an AFP photographer reported. In the 120-seat parliament, 64 lawmakers voted to adopt the law, without a debate requested by the opposition, MIA news agency reported. But ethnic Albanians make up around a quarter of Macedonia's two million people, and Albanian has until now been an official language only in areas where the minority makes up at least 20 percent ... (more...)
Martin Luther King Jr's granddaughter, 9, leads chants at anti-gun rally Martin Luther King Jr's granddaughter, 9, leads chants at anti-gun rally
- March 25, 2018

Speaking to CNN after her speech, Yolanda Renee King said she has grown exhausted of lockdown drills in her 4th grade classroom in preparation for a potential school shooting. He delivered his most famous speech, "I Have a Dream", during the March on Washington in August 1963. The remarks drew thunderous applause from the mass of mostly young people who flocked to the nation's capital to urge lawmakers to take action against gun violence . (more...)
FOP hosts Easter egg hunt FOP hosts Easter egg hunt
- March 25, 2018

A few of the eggs had special prizes inside, like gift cards, a chance to win concert tickets, and a chance to go to Disney World. The unique Easter egg hunt is designed for children with special needs or disabilities. NIA members are free to participate. The post said that the fire department did not run the event. More than 1,200 eggs will be ripe for the picking, so to speak, and the Easter Bunny is expected to make his triumphant return to Camp Verde. (more...)
Turkey targets Kurdish militants in northern Iraq Turkey targets Kurdish militants in northern Iraq
- March 25, 2018

Dozens of PKK militants have been killed in northern Iraq so far this month, according to state-run Turkish media. The Turkish General Staff has repeatedly stated that the objective of Operation Olive Branch is to establish security and stability along Turkey's borders and the region as well as protect Syrians from terrorist cruelty and oppression. (more...)
May severs diplomatic ties with Russia over spy poisoning, expels 23 officers May severs diplomatic ties with Russia over spy poisoning, expels 23 officers
- March 25, 2018

Skripal remains in a critical condition after the incident in Salisbury last week. "Through an official note we had demanded access to this substance", Lavrov said, adding that Russian Federation also asked to be informed about the investigation. (more...)
U.S. pork to feel further chill from China tariff threat U.S. pork to feel further chill from China tariff threat
- March 25, 2018

The spiraling trade dispute between the world's two largest economies has spurred concerns among companies and investors that global commerce could be depressed. USA multi-nationals at a business gathering in Shanghai were warned by Stephen Roach, a Yale University economist, "to prepare for the worst" and make contingencies until calmer heads prevail. (more...)
Eric: Showers end by morning, return Sunday night Eric: Showers end by morning, return Sunday night
- March 25, 2018

Tomorrow: A few morning showers, mostly cloudy. Sunday's forecast shows milder weather, with a high of 47 degrees. Rain showers could develop this afternoon as clouds build up into a cold pool of air above our heads. As mentioned, rain is still likely for our Thursday , but it may start to come to an end by the end of the day. With a cold atmosphere aloft and decent moisture in place, a few bursts of snow will be locally on the heavier side, and more like a snow squall. (more...)
Trump signs budget bill after threatening veto Trump signs budget bill after threatening veto
- March 25, 2018

We wanted to have them in this bill. People familiar with Trump's thinking said the president was frustrated with the bill and the coverage it was receiving, particularly on Fox News, where critics took aim at the level of spending in the bill. (more...)
Turkey creating local police in Syria's Afrin Turkey creating local police in Syria's Afrin
- March 25, 2018

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan , however, has said on multiple occasions that the Turkish operation in northern Syria will not end with the seizure of Afrin and will focus on the regions of Manbij and Idlib moving forward. Turkish troops launched a military operation on January 20 to clear terrorist groups from Afrin , which was liberated last week amid growing terror threats posed from the region to Turkey. (more...)
Bannon says he doesn't remember purchasing Facebook data at Cambridge Analytica Bannon says he doesn't remember purchasing Facebook data at Cambridge Analytica
- March 25, 2018

The effort began in 2014 as a high-tech form of voter persuasion sold by Cambridge Analytica. Wylie insists that, "Trump wasn't in our consciousness at that moment; this was well before he became a thing". The former Breitbart executive chairman would later receive "more than $125,000 in consulting fees from Cambridge Analytica" and an ownership stake in the company worth "between $1 million and $ 5 million ", the Post repots. (more...)
Green Valley Investors LLC Buys 997 Shares of Costco Wholesale Co. (COST) Green Valley Investors LLC Buys 997 Shares of Costco Wholesale Co. (COST)
- March 25, 2018

It has underperformed by 10.78% the S&P500. Mckinley Carter Wealth Services Inc increased its stake in Costco Whsl Corp New (COST) by 230.99% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The rating was maintained by Nomura on Tuesday, July 18 with "Buy". On Wednesday, June 21 the stock rating was maintained by Wedbush with "Hold". On Thursday, December 3 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Buy". (more...)
British officials compare Russia World Cup to Hitler's Olympics British officials compare Russia World Cup to Hitler's Olympics
- March 25, 2018

Asked about the World Cup hosted in the summer Johnson said Russia's President Vladimir Putin will use it to bolster his image like Hitler did in the 1936 Olympics. "All the facts are being concealed intentionally and the real evidence could (have) vanished". Johnson, appearing before lawmakers, said he agreed with that assessment. (more...)
China detains Christian woman for trying to share faith with Xi Jinping China detains Christian woman for trying to share faith with Xi Jinping
- March 25, 2018

The comments from WTO spokesman Fernando Puchol came after USA authorities said they would put new tariffs on Chinese goods over its complaint that Beijing steals or forces foreign companies to hand over technology. Although Liu said his country still hoped both sides would remain "rational" and work to keep trade relations stable, Chinese state-run newspaper the Global Times said Beijing was only just beginning to look at ways to retaliate. (more...)
Turkish forces neutralise 12 terrorists in Iraq
- March 25, 2018

Turkish troops and allied Syrian rebels seized control of Afrin city from the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) militia on Sunday. "We will continue this process until we entirely eliminate this corridor, including in Manbij, Ayn al-Arab, Tal Abyad, Ras al-Ayn and Qamishli", the Turkish leader said. (more...)
US President Trump Defends Over Putin Congratulatory Call US President Trump Defends Over Putin Congratulatory Call
- March 25, 2018

The POTUS posed another tweet saying they can help solve problems with North Korea, Syria, Ukraine, Iran, ISIS and even the Arms Race. That someone in the national security apparatus was apparently willing to leak sensitive documents and information to reporters about the President's calls to other world leaders lends credence to President Trump's theory that there is a "deep state" working to undermine him. (more...)

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