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Nor'easter pounds US East Coast, grounding flights Nor'easter pounds US East Coast, grounding flights
- March 03, 2018

This coastal flooding will occur over a number of high tides beginning later Friday morning, and continuing in some areas into Saturday night. Flooding was reported along a large swath of the East Coast, with coastal MA seeing among the worst. (more...)
Colorado GOP lawmaker wants prosecutor in sexual harassment cases Colorado GOP lawmaker wants prosecutor in sexual harassment cases
- March 03, 2018

If he loses, Lebsock becomes the first representative to be booted since 1915. Numerous female lawmakers took their turns at the podium to come out as victims of sexual harassment or abuse. An investigator found it more likely than not that Winter's story was credible, along with the stories of four others. During the joint caucus, Senate President Kevin Grantham of Cañon City, surrounded by Republican women, set off fireworks of his own, announcing he would officially ask for an ... (more...)
Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu reiterates demand for special category status Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu reiterates demand for special category status
- March 03, 2018

Matew Morell, representative South Asia Nafees Meah, Outcome theme leader Arvind Kumar, Scientist Vikas Kumar Singh, Consultant Aldas Janaiah and senior associate Rubina Nishat led by Minister for Agriculture Somiredddy Chandramohan Reddy met Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu in the Secretariat here on Friday. (more...)
Texas senator says it's time to strengthen background checks Texas senator says it's time to strengthen background checks
- March 03, 2018

That legislation has broad support in the Senate as well, and Senator John Cornyn of Texas, the No. 2 Senate Republican, John Cornyn, said he wants a vote to take place this week. She says she can't recall that level of support before. They unveiled a more ambitious priority list, with expanded background checks and even a politically risky ban on assault weapons. (more...)
Govt calls reports of I&B ministry withholding Prasar Bharati funds as defamatory Govt calls reports of I&B ministry withholding Prasar Bharati funds as defamatory
- March 03, 2018

It is understood that due to the ongoing trouble between the two entities the salaries of thousands of Doordarshan and All India Radio employees are being released late. Express Editorial | Prasar Bharati, accustomed to being leaned on, is pushing back. It further added that no MoU has been signed by the Prasar Bharati despite repeated reminders. (more...)
Ryan Blaney wins the pole in Las Vegas Ryan Blaney wins the pole in Las Vegas
- March 03, 2018

Harvick opened at 9-2 odds and is the favorite for the second consecutive year, with defending race champion Martin Truex Jr ., Las Vegas star Kyle Busch and 2016 LVMS race victor Brad Keselowski following at 5-1. Completing the top five are Kurt Busch (190.067), Martin Truex Jr. Kyle Larson is next at 11-2, with Chase Elliott (8-1) and Joey Logano (9-1) also getting single-digit odds for the 267-lap race. (more...)
Lebanon PM in Saudi for 1st visit since strained relations Lebanon PM in Saudi for 1st visit since strained relations
- March 03, 2018

The shock resignation had stirred tensions between Riyadh and Beirut, amid suspicions he had been placed under house arrest. Hariri's visit is likely to boost relations with his Saudi backers. Alula also met with President Michel Aoun, who told him of Lebanon's desire to "maintain the best relations" with the oil-rich Gulf state. Lebanon declared its policy of "dissociation" in 2012 to keep the deeply divided state out of regional conflicts such as the war in neighbouring Syria. (more...)
Heineken optimistic on NAFTA revamp, opens new Mexico brewery Heineken optimistic on NAFTA revamp, opens new Mexico brewery
- March 03, 2018

Most of that new production is ultimately planned for export, he said. "Panelists overwhelmingly (61%) feel that USA withdrawal from NAFTA would have a consequential and unfavorable impact on the US economy", said the business group, which based its conclusions on 211 members who responded to the query. (more...)
Back up border commitment with concrete proposals, says Coveney Back up border commitment with concrete proposals, says Coveney
- March 03, 2018

He said he wanted to know if the UK Government had a better idea that would be "as effective in preventing a hard border ". A hard Brexit is back on the horizon as the atmosphere between London and Brussels has reached toxic levels. "The truth is that this remains a negotiation between members of the British Cabinet in London rather than a negotiation with the European Commission in Brussels", he added. (more...)
Labour's Corbyn says Britain should be in EU customs union after Brexit Labour's Corbyn says Britain should be in EU customs union after Brexit
- March 03, 2018

The fudge worked fine before Christmas. May's spokesman reacted to Corbyn's speech by vowing that "the government will not be joining a customs union ". A customs union allows free-flowing trade between member nations, without businesses paying export taxes or tariffs, although members usually have joint trade agreement with countries not in their union. (more...)
Self-styled teacher Umar Haque guilty of trying to recruit kids for terrorism Self-styled teacher Umar Haque guilty of trying to recruit kids for terrorism
- March 03, 2018

Commander Dean Haydon, of the Met's Counter Terrorism Command, said: "Haque's plans were ambitious, long-term but aspirational". He was remanded in custody along with Umar Ahmed Haque, 25, Muhammed Abid, 27, and Abuthater Mamun, 19, who were all on trial at the Old Bailey court in London .The jury found Patel not guilty of conspiring with Haque to get hold of a gun for a terror plot. (more...)
Anthony Scaramucci: White House morale 'terrible,' more will leave Anthony Scaramucci: White House morale 'terrible,' more will leave
- March 03, 2018

That development comes a day after Scaramucci claimed he was not blocked, Bloomberg reported. Scaramucci previously told the news outlet that Chief of Staff John Kelly was purposefully blocking his access to Donald Trump, though now it seems said blockage is part of an official measure. (more...)
Sanctions not aimed to 'bring down' N. Korea Sanctions not aimed to 'bring down' N. Korea
- March 03, 2018

State Department officials have also grown frustrated at times by the White House's approach to career diplomats like Yun. "They want to talk". The new sanctions target one individual person, 27 entities and 28 ships from North Korea , China, Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong, the Marshall Islands, Tanzania, Panama, and the Comoros. (more...)
Postol: US Policies Driving Putin Nuclear Statements Postol: US Policies Driving Putin Nuclear Statements
- March 03, 2018

Northern Command, which is assigned to defend the continental United States , said in Senate testimony in mid-February. Her comments came hours after President Putin announced that Russia has developed a number of advanced weapons systems, including a nuclear-powered cruise missile , which make all U.S. (more...)
Schoolboy murder: Relief to bus conductor after court absolves him Schoolboy murder: Relief to bus conductor after court absolves him
- March 03, 2018

However, the case was later transferred to the CBI which arrested a class 11 student of the same school and later listed him in a charge sheet for the murder of the schoolboy. On an appeal filed by the juvenile's lawyers, challenging the decision of the Juvenile Justice Board to treat him as an adult during trial, the court said final arguments in the matter will take place on March 10, and the order regarding it will be passed the same day. (more...)
Rome sees first snowfall in years Rome sees first snowfall in years
- March 03, 2018

Temperatures in Brussels are set to fall to as low as -10C in the coming week, with strong winds adding a further chill factor. Heavy snow left thousands in western Bulgaria without power, disrupting transport and shutting down schools, prompting the Balkan country's authorities to warn people to refrain from travelling. (more...)
Late winter storm packing rain, snow, high winds Late winter storm packing rain, snow, high winds
- March 03, 2018

For the first time since a blizzard hit the region in early January , New England will see "bombogenesis" - signifying an intense and rapidly deepening storm. Friday Night: Rain changing to snow and tapering to snow and rain showers. Some rivers may also approach or crest over their banks on Friday and in the days following. (more...)
Police make arrests after Dublin supermarket attacked after storm Police make arrests after Dublin supermarket attacked after storm
- March 03, 2018

There has also been another unconfirmed report of a third store being looted in the city, however it is not known where the alleged incident took place. Paul Murphy, Solidarity TD for Dublin South West, said those responsible don't represent Jobstown. "We will not allow those behind the shocking scenes to tarnish an area of true local community spirit". (more...)
Ryan Wilson in the clear over 'eye gouge' charge Ryan Wilson in the clear over 'eye gouge' charge
- March 03, 2018

The incident appeared to flare up as England flyhalf Owen Farrell attempted to barge past Scotland players as they came off the field following the warm-up. "We've done an exhaustive investigation into finding out what wasn't right and there are some things that we've found we could have done better ", Jones said on Wednesday. (more...)
Schools and colleges close due to 'Beast from the East' Schools and colleges close due to 'Beast from the East'
- March 03, 2018

Some schools in Wales have announced they are to close as the country prepares for heavy snowfall. After minor snow flurries across Wiltshire on Tuesday , many people woke this morning to find a light dusting of snow on side streets and cars, after the temperature stayed in minus figures overnight. (more...)

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