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Union minister Babul Supriyo barred from visiting troubled areas, FIR filed Union minister Babul Supriyo barred from visiting troubled areas, FIR filed
- March 30, 2018

Supriyo went on to say that two elderly women, complaining about police inaction in the area, were trying to meet him. But the police is saying I won't be allowed to go as Section 144 is imposed in the area. Babul got in his auto and left the place with his supporters, claiming he was trying to meet the DM and the police chief since last night but they were "too busy and do not have time to meet him". (more...)
Clashes on Gaza border between Palestinians, Israeli troops Clashes on Gaza border between Palestinians, Israeli troops
- March 30, 2018

Similar protests are also expected in Jerusalem (al-Quds). It is also, by coincidence, the eve of the week-long Passover festival. Organisers from a number of factions, including Hamas , which governs Gaza , hope thousands will answer their call to flock to tent cities in five locations along the sensitive border to call for a right of return of Palestinian refugees to their homes in the occupied territories. (more...)
Singapore Invites Rights Group to Fake News Hearing as Dispute Grows Singapore Invites Rights Group to Fake News Hearing as Dispute Grows
- March 30, 2018

The Anti-Fake News 2018 Bill, tabled in the Dewan Rakyat on March 26, is now being debated. The government has proposed to reduce the maximum jail term for offences under the Anti-Fake News Bill 2018 to six years, from 10 years in the initial proposal. (more...)
Thomas teacher to be removed after incident with student Thomas teacher to be removed after incident with student
- March 30, 2018

One such effort took place on March 14th when our high school and middle school students participated in the nationwide walkout, protesting gun violence and showing solidarity with the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Florida. (more...)
Kansas regulators seek to take over 15 nursing homes Kansas regulators seek to take over 15 nursing homes
- March 30, 2018

Kansas state government has filed court papers to take over 15 nursing homes across the state - including in Wichita, Wellington and El Dorado - because the owner can't make payroll, officials said Wednesday. Officials said they appreciate the support from first responders through these past couple of days. Next week, staff from KDADS and the three managed care organizations that administer Medicaid in Kansas will meet with residents and their families to explain the changes. (more...)
Income Tax (IT) Department Seizes Two Bank Account Of Navjot Singh Sidhu Income Tax (IT) Department Seizes Two Bank Account Of Navjot Singh Sidhu
- March 30, 2018

The department reportedly has tax dues over ₹58 lakh pending against the cricket-turned-politician. Reports said that Sidhu had a given a breakup of his expenses; Rs 38.24 lakh in travel, Rs 28 lakh for dress expenses, Rs 47 lakh for employees salary, and Rs 17.80 lakh for petrol and diesel expenses. (more...)
Israel deploys 100 sharpshooters on Gaza border for Palestinian protests Israel deploys 100 sharpshooters on Gaza border for Palestinian protests
- March 30, 2018

Gen. Ronen Manelis, said Israel wants to avoid violence. Friday's mass demonstrations are also meant to pressure Israel to lift its decade-long blockade of the coastal enclave. "We are addressing the challenges in the Strip in a serious way, we're prepared for them and we will do everything to make sure that Israeli citizens can calmly sit at their Passover tables". (more...)
Kentucky pension overhaul wins House and Senate approval Kentucky pension overhaul wins House and Senate approval
- March 30, 2018

Pensions are an important part of the benefits package for teachers, said Brent McKim, president of the Jefferson County Teachers Association. After weeks of saying that a proposal to fix retirement benefits for state workers was likely dead, on Thursday Republican leaders of the Kentucky legislature quickly passed a bill overhauling the state's pension systems. (more...)
Ray Wilkins: 'Chelsea need to beat Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool' Ray Wilkins: 'Chelsea need to beat Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool'
- March 30, 2018

Tottenham went on to defeat Bournemouth 4-1 and have played just one other game since Kane was sidelined on March 11. "I can not say no, but I can not say yes", Pochettino added. "I think it always a massive game because it's a London derby", said Pochettino. The Spurs boss said: "I have full confidence in him and his talent and because I know him - he is a great kid and a very good person". (more...)
Israelis kill, injure Palestinians during major protest by thousands Israelis kill, injure Palestinians during major protest by thousands
- March 30, 2018

The Israeli security cabinet met Wednesday to discuss military preparations but did not issue any public statement. With Israeli political discourse veering further to the right under Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Palestinians have grown increasingly disillusioned regarding the likelihood of negotiations or an improvement in their living situation in Gaza , the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Israel itself. (more...)
Friedman: If Abbas Won't Negotiate, We'll Find Someone Else Friedman: If Abbas Won't Negotiate, We'll Find Someone Else
- March 30, 2018

The American ambassador to the Israelis, David Friedman, has threatened to replace Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas if he persists on refusing to resume the process of peace talks, and boycotts United States administration. Responding today, Abbas aide Nabil Abu Rdeneh said that the remarks constitute a "blatant interference in Palestinian affairs", while another aide close to Abbas, Ahmed Majdalani, dismissed them as an "empty threat". (more...)
Fire on bus in Thailand kills 20 migrant factory workers Fire on bus in Thailand kills 20 migrant factory workers
- March 30, 2018

Firefighters extinguish a fire on board a bus, which killed migrant workers from Myanmar, in Tak province, Thailand, March 30, 2018. Police said the bus was leaving Tak province to take workers to factories in industrial zones near Bangkok . (more...)
Turkey spy agency brings back 6 Gulenists Turkey spy agency brings back 6 Gulenists
- March 30, 2018

Turkish prosecutors ordered the detention of 70 serving army officers over alleged links to the US -based preacher accused of orchestrating an attempted coup in 2016, CNN Turk said on Thursday. At its peak, the Gulen movement operated schools in 160 countries, from Afghanistan to the United States. Since the coup attempt, Turkey has pushed allies to close Gulen-run establishments. (more...)
Saudi Prince Calls For Stepped Up Pressure on Iran Saudi Prince Calls For Stepped Up Pressure on Iran
- March 30, 2018

Earlier on Wednesday, the Crown Prince received FTSE Chief Executive Mark Makepeace. In an interview with The Wall Street Journal this week, he called for restrictions that would " create more pressure " on Tehran. In addition, Prince Mohammed held a meeting with the Chairman of the of Economic Club of New York Terry Lundgren and a number of its members, where they discussed and reviewed economic relations between the two countries. (more...)
VW to buy back cars hit by German city diesel bans VW to buy back cars hit by German city diesel bans
- March 30, 2018

The decision could affect almost 12 million diesel-powered cars. Diesel cars produce high levels of nitrogen oxides which have been inked to casing respiratory diseases. Overall, the automaker has agreed to spend over $25 billion in the United States for dealing with the claims from owners, environmental regulators, states and dealers and offered to buy back around 500,000 polluting US vehicles. (more...)
Kevin Durant gets ejected in first half vs Kevin Durant gets ejected in first half vs
- March 30, 2018

He asked very aggressively, and, evidently, he used some magic words in the process, prompting Maddox to quickly hit Durant with a pair of technicals and give him the gate. The shot doesn't go, and he tumbles to the floor to the left of the hoop. Center Thon Maker (right groin) missed his third straight game. Houston clinched the No. (more...)
Former Trump lawyer floated pardons for Manafort, Flynn Former Trump lawyer floated pardons for Manafort, Flynn
- March 30, 2018

Robert Kelner, Flynn's lawyer, as well as Reginald Brown, Manafort's lawyer at the time of the reported overture, and Kevin Downing, his current lawyer, did not respond to requests for comment about the New York Times report. Sanders previously said in December that she wasn't aware of any decisions or discussions about a pardon of Flynn after Trump said he felt "very badly" for him after he entered his plea. (more...)
HBK Investments LP Reduces Position in WPX Energy Inc (WPXP)
- March 30, 2018

Millennium Management LLC now owns 14,867,732 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock valued at $209,189,000 after acquiring an additional 6,748,268 shares in the last quarter. The rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to "Buy" on Monday , December 19. Execution Review: Taking an investigate the execution of WPX stock , a financial specialist will come to realize that the week by week execution for this stock is esteemed at 5.83%, bringing about a performance for the month at -1.85%. (more...)
Darren Lehmann steps down as Australia coach Darren Lehmann steps down as Australia coach
- March 30, 2018

Steve Smith , David Warner and Cameron Bancroft were severely punished by Cricket Australia on Wednesday for their roles in ball-tampering during the third Test in Cape Town , however, Lehmann had been given a clean chit. The trio have seven days to appeal their bans and a press release from the Australian players' union indicated that they believed there were grounds, noting "a number of glaring and clear anomalies" in the process. (more...)
Gold Coast: Indian charged over Commonwealth Games 'fake media contingent' Gold Coast: Indian charged over Commonwealth Games 'fake media contingent'
- March 30, 2018

The country's prolific boxer Mohammad Waseem, Japan-based judoka Shah Hussain and wrestler Qamar Abbas had claimed silver medals in Glasgow while Azhar had secured bronze. Not many would back against him adding another title to his haul. 2-times Olympic medal victor Sushil Kumar bagged a Silver medal at London Olympics in 2012 and bronze medal at Beijing Olympics in 2008. (more...)
Trump embraces piecemeal approach on infrastructure plan to OH workers
- March 30, 2018

While House officials said Trump is working on a variety of matters behind the scenes, including efforts to build support for his infrastructure plan - the topic of Thursday's visit to a suburb of Cleveland. Trump is visiting Richfield, Ohio, on Thursday to push his plan to use $200 billion in federal money to spur at least $1.5 trillion in spending on infrastructure. (more...)
Magellan snaps ties with Cricket Australia Magellan snaps ties with Cricket Australia
- March 30, 2018

Smith and Warner, who have been sacked as captain and vice-captain respectively, were banned for 12 months, while opening batsman Bancroft was suspended for nine months. West Indies bowler Tino Best: "I honestly believe everyone is overreacting". Adding that he lied about the sandpaper, he said, "I lied". I know there's a lot of talent in the coaching ranks back in Australia. (more...)
McCabe launches legal defense fund after firing McCabe launches legal defense fund after firing
- March 30, 2018

McCabe has raised almost $15,000 from almost 300 people in 1 hour for legal defense fund. McCabe was sacked from the Federal Bureau of Investigation by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a little over a day before he was set to retire and collect his full pension, citing a recommendation from the FBI's Office of Professional Responsibility. (more...)
Michigan's shutdown of medical marijuana businesses causing confusion Michigan's shutdown of medical marijuana businesses causing confusion
- March 30, 2018

According to Walsh and others, while gaps remain in research into the effects of marijuana use on male sperm and fertility, there have been enough studies done to indicate that some of the compounds in pot are harmful to sperm. Elnahal. He said that past year he petitioned the state Health Department to add chronic pain and anxiety to the list and provided research showing it had helped people suffering from these ailments. (more...)
Italy puts forward bid to host 2026 Games in Milan and Turin Italy puts forward bid to host 2026 Games in Milan and Turin
- March 30, 2018

Last week, the Mayor of the Italian city that played host to the Games in 1956 announced that it meant to launch a bid - but efforts by the Veneto Region are too late in the process. Milan and Turin are 90 miles apart and are connected by a highway and a high-speed rail line. Turin Mayor Chiara Appendino supports the bid despite divisions in her own party, the populist 5-Star Movement. (more...)

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