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Duterte Rep: Human Rights Groups Helping Drug Lords
- March 27, 2018

Drug lords have suffered huge financial losses since the campaign was unleashed 20 months ago and drug syndicates were trying to destabilise the government, the president's spokesman, Harry Roque, said in a statement . More than a hundred protesters held a Lent-themed demonstration in Manila on Tuesday, accusing Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's administration of being anti-poor. (more...)
Maryland school gunman shot himself in head: Sheriff Maryland school gunman shot himself in head: Sheriff
- March 27, 2018

Mary's County Sheriff's Office said in a statement . Austin Wyatt Rollins reportedly took his own life after shooting his ex-girlfriend last week at Great Mills High School in Maryland. St. Mary's Sheriff Timothy Cameron and Md. Both Rollins and Gaskill fired their weapons simultaneously, according to the sheriff's office. Gaskill, a six-year veteran with SWAT team training, was unharmed, reports CBS Baltimore . (more...)
South Korean president visits Emirates nuclear plant South Korean president visits Emirates nuclear plant
- March 27, 2018

With construction of Unit 1 complete, 'the project now shifts its focus to completing operational readiness preparations required to obtain the approval of the operating license, '. "With construction completion achieved, the UAE joins an elite group of countries that have managed to build such a complex and demanding facility to the highest standards of safety and quality". (more...)
100% singer Minwoo dead at age 33 100% singer Minwoo dead at age 33
- March 27, 2018

Seo Min-Woodead, who was known as Minwoo , suffered a cardiac arrest at his home in Gangnam, South Korea, on Sunday night. "His family, the 100% members, and the TOP Media artists and staff members are all grief-stricken and in mourning from the unexpected, sad news", the site reads. (more...)
Social media reacts to doctored Emma Gonzalez photo in gun control debate Social media reacts to doctored Emma Gonzalez photo in gun control debate
- March 27, 2018

She was also among the students who spoke during the March For Our Lives in Washington, D.C. on Saturday. Gonzalez and some of her classmates recently appeared in a feature piece in the March issue of the magazine about their activism ahead of the March For Our Lives rallies on gun control. (more...)
Trump effect: JSW to invest upto $500 million in US Trump effect: JSW to invest upto $500 million in US
- March 27, 2018

Announcing the investment in the presence of Texas governor Gregory Abbott, Parth Jindal of JSW Group said the memorandum signed was part of its strategy to enhance JSW's United States footprint. In Texas, the company has access to cheap natural gas and scrap steel which is beneficial to manufacturing steel by using electric arc furnace. The unit produced 59,623 net tonnes of steel plates at a capacity utilization of 24 percent and 15,109 net tonnes of steel pipes at an 11 percent ... (more...)
New Jersey Assembly passes bills to tighten already-strict gun laws New Jersey Assembly passes bills to tighten already-strict gun laws
- March 27, 2018

AB 2758 : Republicans came out in force to oppose this measure, which codifies a repeal by Murphy of Christie-era guidelines that made it slightly easier to get a firearms license in New Jersey. The vote is scheduled for this afternoon in the state Assembly, after which the measures would go before the state Senate. Not all the legislation divided lawmakers along partisan lines. (more...)
Simon Cowell partners with BBC for dance talent show Simon Cowell partners with BBC for dance talent show
- March 27, 2018

From ballet to jazz; hip hop to Bollywood; the show will feature a number of genres as well as "dramatic" auditions, challenges and live performances. "By launching 'The Greatest Dancer " we want to give the vast array of dance talent across the United Kingdom the chance to shine". Syco TV's head of entertainment Nigel Hall said we can expect some "jaw-dropping" and "heartfelt" auditions - although don't expect to see nasty judges on this one, as Thames TV's Amelia Brown described the pilot ... (more...)
(NYSE:CVX) Stake Increased by Syntal Capital Partners LLC (NYSE:CVX) Stake Increased by Syntal Capital Partners LLC
- March 27, 2018

The stock increased 2.10% or $2.37 during the last trading session, reaching $115.35. About 376,410 shares traded. Chevron Corporation disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that Executive Vice President Breber Pierre R has sold 23,250 shares of Chevron Corporation (CVX ) in trading session dated November 30, 2017. (more...)
TRACKING: Rain, thunderstorms, drizzle and fog likely TRACKING: Rain, thunderstorms, drizzle and fog likely
- March 27, 2018

Highs today will reach the mid to upper 70s. Clouds will increase Thursday night and there will be a chance for showers and a few thunderstorms Friday . By the end of the week, temperatures could get as warm as 60 degrees, with typical spring showers possibly peppered throughout the end of the week and into the weekend. (more...)
Weather On Tap: Freezing Rain Means Potentially Slick Monday AM Commute Weather On Tap: Freezing Rain Means Potentially Slick Monday AM Commute
- March 27, 2018

Quiet weather looks to stick around for several days as temperatures gradually climb back into the 50s by Wednesday . Highs Tuesday will settle in the low to mid 60s with wind gusts around 30 miles per hour. Tuesdays sunshine will sadly give way to more unsettled weather for the later portions of next week as disturbances up in Alberta and Saskatchewan bring some instability to our weather. (more...)
Heightened security sparks speculation Kim Jong-un just arrived in Beijing Heightened security sparks speculation Kim Jong-un just arrived in Beijing
- March 27, 2018

A blocked Weibo post about Kim's possible visit even shows a combination of three photos of a pig character in a fictional Chinese television series. "He looks a lot more wild than his father or grandfather [former regime leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il], but I have seen him grow as a politician since his inauguration". (more...)
No charges in Alton Sterling's fatal shooting No charges in Alton Sterling's fatal shooting
- March 27, 2018

The U.S. Department of Justice announced on May 3, 2017, that its 10-month investigation failed to find any evidence to prove that Salamoni and Lake "willfully" violated Sterling's civil rights. The Department of Justice said last spring that Salamoni put a gun to Stering's head when Sterling refused the officers' order to put his hands on the hood of a vehicle. (more...)
Protesters Against Anti-Semitism Call on Jeremy Corbyn to Take Action Protesters Against Anti-Semitism Call on Jeremy Corbyn to Take Action
- March 27, 2018

But the pressure on Mr Corbyn intensified again today as senior backbencher John Mann warned that Labour would "cease to exist" if it did not address the antisemitism issues. "Not only does this cause understandable anxiety for the Jewish community, and give succour to the tiny minority of bigots who share these views, but it also tars the tolerant majority of the Labour Party". (more...)
Why the SP-BSP bonhomie is confusing Why the SP-BSP bonhomie is confusing
- March 27, 2018

Uttar Pradesh is likely to go for bypolls to Kairana Lok Sabha and Noorpur assembly seats held by the ruling BJP. Had I been in Akhilesh Yadav's place, I would have given first priority to the BSP, she also said. She told party coordinators that her alliance with SP was aimed at defeating the BJP and asked them to remain alert to possible attempts that could be made to break the BSP-SP unity. (more...)
SS Rajamouli's piece of advice to Ram Charan ahead of Rangasthalam release SS Rajamouli's piece of advice to Ram Charan ahead of Rangasthalam release
- March 27, 2018

He made his debut with the film Chirutha, directed by Puri Jagannath. It has been ten years since he has has left us in awe with his versatile performances. However, he is awaiting the release of his film Rangasthalam with bated breath. Charan plays a hearing-impaired person in the film, produced by Mythri Movie Makers. (more...)
Britain hails 'turning point' after Russian spy expulsions Britain hails 'turning point' after Russian spy expulsions
- March 27, 2018

Russian diplomats were also expelled from other countries including the United Kingdom, the US, Canada, Norway, Macedonia and a number of Euoprean Union countries, according to BBC . The facility is a particular counter-intelligence concern to the U.S. because of its proximity to a U.S. Navy base, said the senior U.S. officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to be identified by name. (more...)
Global Geopolitical Series: UK sets June deadline for further actions against Russian Federation Global Geopolitical Series: UK sets June deadline for further actions against Russian Federation
- March 27, 2018

A handful have been expelled since the current tensions between the West and Russia began in 2014, but most have involved one or two Russians - without the type of language or co-ordination involved in Monday's action. "And as a sovereign European democracy, the United Kingdom will stand shoulder to shoulder with the EU and with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to face down these threats together". (more...)
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation expels seven Russian staff in solidarity with United Kingdom over Salisbury attack
- March 27, 2018

Stoltenberg says "we will continue to work for meaningful dialogue" with Russian Federation but the measure announced Tuesday "send a very clear message to Russian Federation that it has costs". Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said other options over the poisoning incident, such as Australia boycotting the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation, could also be taken. (more...)
Trump Still Talks To Rob Porter, Hopes He'll Return To White House Trump Still Talks To Rob Porter, Hopes He'll Return To White House
- March 27, 2018

Trump has told trusted advisers that he understands that he likely can't rehire Porter, as the optics would be disastrous, the sources said . Porter enjoyed a key position on issues like how to maneuver granting exemptions to tariffs and other trade matters, and Trump used to spend around two hours a day with him in discussion. (more...)
President Trump's approval rating hits highest mark in 11 months President Trump's approval rating hits highest mark in 11 months
- March 27, 2018

The approval number is one of Trump's lowest since taking office. Both CNN and AP said that Trump's brightening approval numbers are linked to the performance of the US economy, the world's largest, where voters give him a favorable assessment compared to his handling of other public issues. (more...)
2500-year-old coffin could unlock mysteries of ancient Egypt 2500-year-old coffin could unlock mysteries of ancient Egypt
- March 27, 2018

The truth didn't come out until a year ago, when researchers opened up the ancient artifact and saw what was inside. "We can start asking some intimate questions that those bones will hold around pathology, about diet, about diseases, about the lifestyle of that person-how they lived and died", he explained. (more...)
Rajya Sabha adjourned following noisy protests Rajya Sabha adjourned following noisy protests
- March 27, 2018

A No-Confidence Motion in the Lok Sabha can be accepted, only if there is support of at least 50 members. However, AIADMK members entered the Well of the House shouting slogans and carrying placards and were soon joined by the TDP . Government is ready for a debate. Lok Sabha was adjourned till 1200 hours on Tuesday over the uproar caused by AIADMK members over the Cauvery Water issue. (more...)
Trump signs budget deal after raising government shutdown threat Trump signs budget deal after raising government shutdown threat
- March 27, 2018

Trump's turnabout came after a meeting with Defense Secretary James Mattis, who advocated for the bill's increases in defense spending and wanted the relative certainty of six months of assured funding. Funding for the federal government was set to run out at 12:01 a.m Saturday. "The answer is yes", Mick Mulvaney, the Director of Office Management and Budget. (more...)
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg To CNBC: ' Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg To CNBC: '"We're Open To Regulation"
- March 27, 2018

Most Fortune 500 companies adhere to well-established crisis-management rules. Facebook has done an excellent job of embedding itself into the fabric of our everyday lives, so for many people deleting it means cutting yourself off from family, friends , events , and more. (more...)

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