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Donald Trump is against gun control, NRA says after meeting president Donald Trump is against gun control, NRA says after meeting president
- March 03, 2018

And Senator John Cornyn of Texas, the No. 2 Republican, dismissed Wednesday's White House meeting as a "brainstorming session" that would not dictate policy. And they do have great power, I agree with that. Then the White House torpedoed bipartisan legislation. "The White House has to send a proposal to Congress". (more...)
FACT CHECK: Trump's Meeting With Lawmakers About Gun Policy FACT CHECK: Trump's Meeting With Lawmakers About Gun Policy
- March 03, 2018

I said to them very nicely, fellows, we've got to do something. "Take the guns first go through due process second". That's not something that he's backed away from. Chris Collins (R) of NY told reporters. Dianne Feinstein , D-Calif., a proponent of an assault-weapons ban. Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy cautioned, "I think you underestimate the power of the gun lobby". (more...)
Militants would not allow civilians to flee Eastern Ghouta Militants would not allow civilians to flee Eastern Ghouta
- March 03, 2018

Assad's forces have repeatedly been accused of using banned chemical weapons in the conflict since then, including on February 25 in the rebel-held enclave of eastern Ghouta, near Damascus. Militants holed up in the eastern Ghouta suburb of Damascus opened fire on hundreds of civilians who were trying to flee the area via a humanitarian corridor, the Russian Center for Reconciliation in Syria said. (more...)
Trump's Trade War: EU Targets Harley Davidson, Levi's Trump's Trade War: EU Targets Harley Davidson, Levi's
- March 03, 2018

Mr Trump announced plans to impose a 25 per cent tariff on steel, and 10 per cent on aluminium imports following a meeting with more than a dozen steel and aluminium executives in the White House on Thursday. "A trade war between Europe and the United States will only have losers", French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said. Mr. Le Maire vowed a "strong, co-ordinated and united response from the European Union ". (more...)
Wind blows tractor-trailer truck onto auto, shutting down bridge Wind blows tractor-trailer truck onto auto, shutting down bridge
- March 03, 2018

The driver of the tractor-trailer was entrapped and was later transported to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries. Road conditions will be closely monitored and the wind restrictions will be lifted when the roads are safe for normal vehicular travel. (more...)
Seattle Sounders 4-0 Santa Tecla - Sounders cruise into CCL quarterfinals
- March 03, 2018

YouTube TV subscribers can also stream 14 national televised matches on ESPN , FOX Sports and FS1. Then the Sounders woke up and blew out Los Teclenos, 4-0, to advance, 5-2, on aggregate to the quarterfinals of the Concacaf Champions League against Guadalajara. (more...)
Child Rights commission files case against Kuthiyottam ritual Child Rights commission files case against Kuthiyottam ritual
- March 03, 2018

On the ninth day, when the main Pongala celebration takes place, the boys are decked in special garments, garlands and jewellery. "A thread will be symbolically knotted through the hooks to symbolise their bond with divinity". Sreelekha started her campaign against the ritual 11 months ago. He said that there was a big risk for contamination of blood and infections as the temple authorities were using the same instrument for making the holes. (more...)
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 CaƱon 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...)

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