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Cambridge Analytica whistle-blower says he believes Congress was client in India
- March 28, 2018

He said: " Cambridge Analytica (CA) was working with Kenyan politicians, but because in a lot of African countries if a deal goes wrong you pay for it". "This is the company that played an incredibly pivotal role in politics here". "Surjewala said: "It is preposterous to assume that a company which was used by an NRI businessman to bring down the Congress government in 2014 will be used by the Congress", Surjewala said referring to Wylie statement that he "believed" Congress used the ... (more...)
UAE says Qatar fighter jets 'dangerously approached' 2 passenger flights UAE says Qatar fighter jets 'dangerously approached' 2 passenger flights
- March 28, 2018

Qatar's civil aviation authority said it "categorically" denies the accusation. The UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority said on Monday that two Qatari fighter jets had "dangerously approached" two UAE-registered commercial aircrafts while flying over Bahraini airspace , and called it a "flagrant and serious threat to civil aviation and air navigation safety". (more...)
One person confirmed dead in fatal vehicle crash in northwest Charlotte One person confirmed dead in fatal vehicle crash in northwest Charlotte
- March 28, 2018

Police said the auto spun 180 degrees and traveled into oncoming traffic where the rear of the vehicle collided with a Kia minivan. On Saturday morning, La Porte County Sheriff's Office Deputies were dispatched to a single vehicle crash that had occurred in the the 2600 north block of County Road 700 East in rural Wills Township. (more...)
Prime Minister Netanyahu hospitalized Prime Minister Netanyahu hospitalized
- March 28, 2018

The Israeli leader was suffering from "high fever and coughs" due to complications from strep throat, according to Israeli daily Haaretz , which cited Netanyahu's doctor. The statement said the Prime Minister's personal physician, Dr. Tzvi Herman Berkovich, thinks Netanyahu did not complete the period of rest needed for full recuperation since his illness two weeks ago, and his symptoms worsened. (more...)
Trump ends longstanding protections for Liberian immigrants Trump ends longstanding protections for Liberian immigrants
- March 28, 2018

Some Liberians have been eligible for either Temporary Protected Status or Deferred Enforced Departure since March 1991 due to civil war, fragile political and economic conditions and an Ebola virus outbreak in 2014 in Liberia , the memorandum said. (more...)
About 40 people died in a fire at a Russian shopping mall About 40 people died in a fire at a Russian shopping mall
- March 28, 2018

When the blaze erupted, witness Anna Zarechneva was at the mall with her husband and little son. The mall in Kemerovo was reportedly very busy when the fire started on the fourth floor . "Entrusting the deceased, especially the many children who lost their lives, to the merciful love of God Almighty, His Holiness offers the assurance of his prayers for all who mourn their loss". (more...)
Merkel's Party To Decide On New German Coalition At Convention Merkel's Party To Decide On New German Coalition At Convention
- March 28, 2018

The result of that postal vote, expected Sunday, is hard to predict. There was considerable speculation over whether Merkel, 63, would promote or ignore Spahn, now a deputy finance minister. Gondro's group, the Values Union, had urged delegates to reject the coalition deal with the Social Democrats and instead consider forming a minority government with the pro-business Free Democratic Party. (more...)
'Believe' Congress was a client, says Cambridge Analytica whistleblower
- March 28, 2018

Wylie further stated that he broke his silence on Cambridge Analytica as he believed that the company was influencing elections in struggling democracies and felt uneasy about this. "They are an example of what modern-day colonialism looks like", Wylie testified. Soon after the news broke, Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad told reporters that this backed BJP's allegations that Congress used the services of Cambridge Analytica during the Gujarat Assembly elections a year ago. (more...)
Wall Street set to open higher as trade war tensions ease Wall Street set to open higher as trade war tensions ease
- March 28, 2018

TRADE HOPES: Fears in financial markets of a potential trade war between the USA and China have eased somewhat after China's government said it is open to negotiating with Washington. At 9.59am local time on Tuesday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 33.73 points, or 0.14 per cent, at 24,236.33. Of the 11 major sectors of the S&P 500 only defensive plays such as consumer staples, telecom, real estate and utilities ended the session in positive territory. (more...)
Christians close church over Jerusalem tax plan Christians close church over Jerusalem tax plan
- March 28, 2018

Meanwhile, church representatives have accused Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat of breaching worldwide treaties after the municipality said it planned to collect 650 million shekels ($186 million) in back taxes owned by churches and global bodies with property in the city. (more...)
BJP, Congress, JD(S) welcomes announcement of election date BJP, Congress, JD(S) welcomes announcement of election date
- March 28, 2018

Some senior MLAs and MPs of the Congress say it is "unnecessary" for the party to launch an attack on JD (S) when the main rival BJP has maintained a studied silence. Gandhi, the party inducted seven rebel leaders of the JD (S) on Sunday. The polls will be held in a single phase. The party also jumped ahead of the Congress and BJP in becoming the first party to release its list of candidates for the state assembly elections. (more...)
United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) becoming a magnet for activist investors
- March 28, 2018

It has underperformed by 0.80% the S&P500. The Florida-based Edmp has invested 3.32% in United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX ). The Average Volume is a very popular concept in capital markets, which is generally used as the number of shares that shuffles during the daily activity in the stock market. (more...)
Police officers shoot man with gun Sunday in Norman Police officers shoot man with gun Sunday in Norman
- March 28, 2018

Mary Parish. According to a release from the Virginia State Police, a Wise County Sheriff's Deputy attempted to pull over a pickup truck on Route 610. The identity of both the suspect and the officers are being withheld at this time. Police say one person was taken to the hospital the other two are in custody. (more...)
Oppn parties have begun impeachment process of CJI: NCP leader Oppn parties have begun impeachment process of CJI: NCP leader
- March 28, 2018

Senior Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan was in touch with all Opposition parties on the issue. "Many parties like NCP, Left, and I think the TMC and the Congress also have signed it", DP Tripathi from the NCP told news agency ANI . Sources said that Congress leaders were busy obtaining the signatures of Rajya Sabha members belonging to the DMK, Samajwadi Party , NCP and Left parties, which had conveyed their support to the principal opposition party on the matter. (more...)
Trump Pushes for Military to Pay for US-Mexico Border Wall Trump Pushes for Military to Pay for US-Mexico Border Wall
- March 28, 2018

Unfortunately for him, reallocating the money from the approximately $ 700 billion in defense spending into the border wall project would require Congressional votes that the president doesn't have. 5 of 9 Supporters of President Donald Trump display signs during a rally attended by about 500 people in San Diego, Calif., on March 13, 2018, where he was visiting the nearby border wall protoypes. (more...)
United States destroyer buzzes Chinese island in South China Sea United States destroyer buzzes Chinese island in South China Sea
- March 28, 2018

China has increasethis year the military budget in 8,1 percent. "They are saying to the U.S. and other countries, "the South China Sea is ours". On Friday, the U.S. China could adopt a stronger approach should such an event occur again, Li argued, describing the tensions between the two countries in the South China Sea as bordering on "extreme danger". (more...)
Marvel Releases Five New Posters for Marvel Releases Five New Posters for "Infinity War"
- March 28, 2018

In " Avengers: Infinity War " the villain Thanos is taking on twenty two super heroes including Iron Man , Thor , Hulk , Steve Rogers, Black Widow , Doctor Strange , Spider Man and others. These posters look like just another set of artwork to promote the movie but avid fans know that each poster has a connection to the infinity stones. (more...)
Manchester Arena attack: The Kerslake report's key recommendations Manchester Arena attack: The Kerslake report's key recommendations
- March 28, 2018

The report described a scene of chaos inside the fire control centre as senior officers tried to establish the nature of the incident. It also was "fortuitous" the North West Ambulance Service was informed 90 minutes late, the report said, otherwise it may have pulled out its paramedics, whose presence meant "lives were saved". (more...)
NXIVM leader arrested, faces sex-trafficking charge in NY NXIVM leader arrested, faces sex-trafficking charge in NY
- March 28, 2018

He was deported by Mexican authorities after his arrest outside Puerto Vallarta in a luxury villa Sunday. Raniere and Nxivm have been the subject of criticism for years. The society operated under a ranked system of slaves and masters. Officials estimate Raniere had more than 50 slaves under him. The brand features Raniere's initials. (more...)
Police Officer Charged with Sexual Assault in Peel Region Police Officer Charged with Sexual Assault in Peel Region
- March 28, 2018

A Springdale woman woman pleaded not guilty today to a charge accusing her of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old body. Kruel met the 24-year-old on the dating app Jack'd and she agreed to meet him at his apartment Wednesday, prosecutors said. (more...)
General Motors Company (GM) stock triggers Dividend Yield at 4.22% General Motors Company (GM) stock triggers Dividend Yield at 4.22%
- March 28, 2018

The shares were sold at an average price of $42.06, for a total value of $355,869.66. Relative strength indexes (RSI-14) for General Motors Company ( NYSE :GM) is at 33.79. As a result, the company has an (Earning Per Shares) EPS growth of 0.76 percent for the coming year. The stock has a market capitalization of $49,345.02, a PE ratio of -12.45, a PEG ratio of 0.67 and a beta of 1.60. (more...)
Retired justice urges repeal of Second Amendment Retired justice urges repeal of Second Amendment
- March 28, 2018

Heller . He believes the right to keep and bear arms is collective, rather than individual. John Paul Stevens said in an op-ed for The New York Times a repeal "would do more to weaken the N.R.A.'s ability to stymie legislative debate and block constructive gun control legislation than any other available option". (more...)
Malaysian arrested at Aussie airport over child porn Malaysian arrested at Aussie airport over child porn
- March 27, 2018

The man, who was remanded in Melbourne's Magistrate's Court the following day, has been charged with importing child exploitation material. Investigators say he molested the same girl three times between November of 2017 and February of 2018. (more...)
Schlitterbahn Waterpark Co-Owner Arrested Over 10-Year-Old's Death Schlitterbahn Waterpark Co-Owner Arrested Over 10-Year-Old's Death
- March 27, 2018

The Verruckt slide, which is a German word for "crazy" or "insane", has been closed since the boy's death. Experts also said the slide's design guaranteed that rafts would go airborne occasionally and could severely injure or kill riders, court documents say. (more...)
Firefighters return after intense blaze rekindles, engulfs Cleveland apartment building Firefighters return after intense blaze rekindles, engulfs Cleveland apartment building
- March 27, 2018

The first floor apartment and the unit above were deemed uninhabitable. "When we told the boy to jump, he jumped, and we just crowded him in", neighbor Joseph Payne said. A manager who'd been downstairs was credited with keeping the fire inside the room until fire crews arrived. Four total apartment units sustained damaged, and the Red Cross is providing assistants for four families. (more...)

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