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Officers 'slashed' in street sword attack Officers 'slashed' in street sword attack
- March 26, 2018

Haroon Altaf, who filmed the incident on his mobile phone, said: 'I saw a man run across the road with what seemed to me to be a 3ft sword. A young man was arrested in the United Kingdom after slashing a police officer with a sword, inflicting serious injuries to the on-duty officer. (more...)
Iran says Bolton pick as national security adviser 'matter of shame' Iran says Bolton pick as national security adviser 'matter of shame'
- March 26, 2018

Bolton, a former USA ambassador to the United Nations, advocates regime change in Iran and is opposed to the nuclear deal. "He tried to convince me that Israel needs to attack Iran", Shaul Mofaz told a Jerusalem conference held by the Yedioth Ahronoth daily. (more...)
Supreme Court to examine constitutional validity of polygamy, 'nikah halala' among Muslims Supreme Court to examine constitutional validity of polygamy, 'nikah halala' among Muslims
- March 26, 2018

The four PILs filed by petitioners - Sameena Begum, Nafisa Khan, Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay and Moullim Mohsin Bin Hussain Bin Abdad Al Kathiri - will be heard by a three-judge bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra , Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud . (more...)
North Korea's isolation means less leverage in talks, says Barack Obama North Korea's isolation means less leverage in talks, says Barack Obama
- March 26, 2018

The former US President has taken a cautious approach about criticising his successor Donald Trump , although he has made an exception for issues such as the travel ban on Muslim-majority countries and Trump's heavily criticised remarks equating neo-Nazis with the protesters opposing them in Charlottesville in Virginia. (more...)
Argentina 2-0 Italy: Five things we learned Argentina 2-0 Italy: Five things we learned
- March 26, 2018

Bustos had a hard start to the game, as Lorenzo Insigne was giving him cold-Manchester-night-shaped hell. I also would have probably just let him take it. Koke believes they are beginning to win back some fans following disappointing campaigns at the 2014 finals and Euro 2016 in France. In Sampaoli's demanding system, the full-backs play an important role, in trying to push the opposition wingers back apart from providing support and allowing the wingers to cut infield a lot more . (more...)
Delhi budget is full of lies, says Congress Delhi budget is full of lies, says Congress
- March 26, 2018

Presenting estimates for the 2018-19 fiscal, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said this is the first "Green budget" of the government aimed at effective containment of pollution in the city. Rs 403 crore will be allocated for setting up "mohalla" and poly clinics in the national capital, he said. Government will also launch a incentivised pilot Agriculture-cum-Solar Farm scheme, under which solar panels will be installed on raised structures on agricultural farms without affecting the ... (more...)
IGP confirms Leah Sharibu to be released by Boko Haram IGP confirms Leah Sharibu to be released by Boko Haram
- March 26, 2018

The 105 girls, covered head to toe in burkas, arrived aboard five buses in the town of Dapchi, in Yobe state, where they were greeted by their parents at the boarding school from where they were snatched on February 19. The minister said there were no conspiracy theories as to how the insurgents were able to return the schoolgirls to Dapchi un-attacked despite troops presence . (more...)
State Baseball rewrites record book in 31-7 win at ULM State Baseball rewrites record book in 31-7 win at ULM
- March 26, 2018

Causby (two RBIs), Gabe Eggers (double, two runs, two SB) and Drew Goforth each had two hits, Gunnar Grady had two RBIs and Tripp Causby (double, walk), Zach Smith and Matt Anders scored a run each. The Bruins, added to their lead in the top of the 6th, by plating 6 runs, to take a 8-0 lead over the Dragons. Derious Bradford went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBI. (more...)
First India-Israel flight over Saudi airspace angers El Al First India-Israel flight over Saudi airspace angers El Al
- March 26, 2018

Granting overflight rights to Air India ended a 70-year blanket Saudi airspace ban on routes to and from Israel, but did not appear to herald any immediate change in policy towards Israeli airlines. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today hoped that Israel's flag carrier El Al could soon start direct flights from Tel Aviv to Mumbai using Saudi airspace, days after Air India's maiden flight from New Delhi flew over the Gulf kingdom to Israel's economic hub, substantially reducing travel ... (more...)
45th Chipko Movement Anniversary, Google Doodle gives tribute to the activists 45th Chipko Movement Anniversary, Google Doodle gives tribute to the activists
- March 26, 2018

The order to cut down the trees were given by the king of Jodhpur. The other reason that angered the villagers was the government's policy that did not allow local agriculturists and herders to cut the trees for fuel wood or for fodder and for certain other purposes. (more...)
Zuma received R1-million cash bribe to keep minister Zuma received R1-million cash bribe to keep minister
- March 26, 2018

The people behind the bribe wanted Zokwana to stay in his job, as they would benefit from his transformation agenda. The affidavit handed to Lyttelton Police Station in Centurion also implicates Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini and agriculture department deputy director-general Siphokazi Ndudane, who, along with Zokwana, each allegedly received R300 000 from the total R1.9 million bribery money. (more...)
Kareena and Kartik's sizzling chemistry sets the ramp on fire! Kareena and Kartik's sizzling chemistry sets the ramp on fire!
- March 26, 2018

And from what we hear, turning showstopper this time his favourite muse Kareena Kapoor Khan along with Kartik Aaryan . Earlier in the day, pictures of BFFs Kareena and Amrita walking on the Singapore streets had gone viral. Gauri Khan Designs, which opened in August 2017, has been hosting Bollywood celebrities and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor, late Sridevi, Sonam Kapoor have already visited Gauri's luxury interior designs studio. (more...)
Tough talk on global trade escalates as Trump claims results Tough talk on global trade escalates as Trump claims results
- March 26, 2018

The Chinese commerce ministry on Friday issued a statement stating its plan to impose fresh duties on USA products, which would amount to $3 billion. "We must take all necessary measures to firmly defend our rights and interests". "With the restrained response, China hopes Trump can realize his errors and mend his ways", said Xu Hongcai, deputy chief economist at the China Center for International Economic Exchanges, a Beijing think tank. (more...)
Wet snow expected at higher terrain in the evening, overnight Wet snow expected at higher terrain in the evening, overnight
- March 26, 2018

NOAAs temperature forecast for DC through April 4th. You're already in the right place for the latest weather information across Northeast Kansas. As the northern Rockies remain under steady northwest flow, off and on scattered rain and snow showers will be possible everyday, with highs remaining in the 40's through Wednesday . (more...)
Facebook takes baby steps on privacy Facebook takes baby steps on privacy
- March 26, 2018

The breach involves misused data from millions of Facebook users. "If you chose to turn this feature on, we will begin to continuously log this information", the post said. Facebook and Cambridge Analytica came under fire last week after it was alleged that user data had been harvested and used to build profiles of said users. (more...)
Stocks Plunge As US Proposes Tariffs On Chinese Imports Stocks Plunge As US Proposes Tariffs On Chinese Imports
- March 26, 2018

Mr Trump launched his protectionist agenda earlier this month - levying 25% tariffs on steel and 10% on aluminium - in a move created to save USA jobs but which critics fear could backfire and the Bank of England on Thursday warned risked damaging global growth. (more...)
PA ready to permit more medical marijuana PA ready to permit more medical marijuana
- March 26, 2018

Each dispensary permittee may operate up to three locations. "We're very grateful for the judge's decision and look forward to what comes next", Jay Bequette, an attorney for Naturalis, said. "Bringing more dispensaries and grower/processors allows for more options for patients", she said. "It would also be a way of creating competition and lowering the cost of the product itself". (more...)
Parkland students on the March for Our Lives Parkland students on the March for Our Lives
- March 26, 2018

A few blocks away, a slightly smaller event was organized by 11-year-old elementary school student Lexington Vickery, who led about 150 cheering classmates and supporters on a raucous march in support of American students. Those who attended the March For Our Guns rally met on the Capitol steps and held signs expressing support for the NRA. "Get out there and vote". (more...)
No Messi, but Argentina ace Italy test No Messi, but Argentina ace Italy test
- March 26, 2018

Having edged through to the World Cup thanks to Messi's treble in a 3-1 win over Ecuador in October, Argentina are focused on peaking in Russian Federation, where they will play Croatia, Iceland and Nigeria in the group stage. "Let's not forget some of our players were on their debuts or first few caps, yet the result was harsh on us". And Lanzini has another opportunity to further his case for the May plane ride to Russian Federation when Argentina face off against Spain on Tuesday. (more...)
Texas Tech Football Players Reportedly Arrested Early Sunday Morning
- March 26, 2018

Texas Tech Football was hit with some bad news this morning. Three other players -CB Desmon Smith, safety Christian Taylor and WR Quan Shorts - were also arrested on Sunday morning. Whitley said Smith was taken to University Medical Center in Lubbock for a dog bite from one of the responding K-9 units. Shorts is competing for a starting spot at wide receiver after Texas Tech lost its top three receivers from 2017. (more...)
Parents facing abuse charges after daughter refuses arranged marriage Parents facing abuse charges after daughter refuses arranged marriage
- March 26, 2018

Salazar told reporters the investigators believe that in mid-2017 there had been a marriage arrangement made between Al Hishmawi family and an adult male living in another city, whereby $20,000 was to exchange hands. "At least one point, she was choked nearly to the point of unconsciousness". Maarib's parents face charges of continuous family violence. It's unclear if the other children were also victims of abuse, he said. (more...)
GOP Rep. Ryan Costello drops bid for re-election GOP Rep. Ryan Costello drops bid for re-election
- March 26, 2018

U.S. Rep. Ryan Costello announced on Sunday that he would not be running, ending weeks of speculation about his future. "It's the most hard decision I can recall having to make", he told Hunt on Sunday night. Hillary Clinton beat President Donald Trump by 10 percentage points in Chester County in the 2016 presidential election. Before Costello's decision, the Cook Political Report rated the 6th District a "toss-up", and the congressman had called on state legislators to impeach the judges ... (more...)
Killer Mike defends NRA membership as #BlackTwitter comes after him Killer Mike defends NRA membership as #BlackTwitter comes after him
- March 26, 2018

Black Twitter took to social media to remind Render of what they see as blindspots in his rhetoric by mentioning the NRA's lack of support for Black gun owners such as Philando Castile, a Minnesota motorist who was shot by a police officer during a traffic stop. (more...)
Iraq Accepts Turkish Military Operations at Border Iraq Accepts Turkish Military Operations at Border
- March 26, 2018

The Iraqi minister noted that his country verified the Turkish good intentions related to security on the joint border, adding that the current political and security situation requires more agreements. Erdogan said Turkey had demanded that the Iraqi government clear the area of militants, and warned that Turkish forces would launch a military offensive "if this issue is prolonged much longer". (more...)
European Union seeks permanent exemption from United States tariffs European Union seeks permanent exemption from United States tariffs
- March 26, 2018

USA trade representative Robert Lighthizer had earlier signalled that the European Union along with a number of other countries would receive temporary exemptions. "We have agreed to launch immediately a process of discussion with President Trump and the Trump Administration on trade issues of common concern, including steel and aluminum, with a view to identifying mutually acceptable outcomes as rapidly as possible", the statement said. (more...)

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