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Florida House passes school safety legislation Florida House passes school safety legislation
- March 08, 2018

Reporters were not allowed into the school with DeVos, though she spoke to student reporters. "It's not about political agendas". "Grownups protect our kids". But, there's a new provision in the bill that excludes those who "exclusively" teach in classrooms, from participating in the voluntary program. (more...)
Pregnant woman dies after cop 'kicks' bike Pregnant woman dies after cop 'kicks' bike
- March 08, 2018

The traffic policeman reportedly asked the couple to stop but the Raja sped away. As the traffic policeman, identified as Kamaraj, signaled the bike to be stopped, the victim's husband refused and instead fled from the spot initiating a chase. (more...)
Trump's advisers defend steel, aluminum tariffs Trump's advisers defend steel, aluminum tariffs
- March 08, 2018

The tariffs would impose duties of 25 per cent on steel and 10 per cent on aluminium to counter cheap imports, especially from China, that the president says undermine U.S. "That would be a case-by-case and country-by-country basis". More than 100 members of President Trump's own party signed a letter addressed to him Wednesday, expressing "deep concern" over his proposed tariffs and asking him to reconsider. (more...)
Texas Democratic midterm primary turnout grows Texas Democratic midterm primary turnout grows
- March 08, 2018

Incumbent Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick took 1,164,881 votes, or 75.9 percent of the Republican ballots - more than 200,000 ahead of the combined totals of Democratic victor Mike Collier (591,457) and runner-up Michael Cooper's 455,988. (more...)
'Ross the Boss' desperate to play decider v England 'Ross the Boss' desperate to play decider v England
- March 08, 2018

Taylor's 181 not out was his 19th ODI century and the third highest score by a New Zealander in the 50-over format. Limping and often grimacing in pain, with his troubles made worse at times by cramping, Taylor reached the 19th century of his one-day worldwide career, surpassed his highest score of 131 and steered New Zealand to 339-5 with three balls to spare. (more...)
Statue politics reaches UP, BR Ambedkar's statue vandalised by miscreants in Meerut Statue politics reaches UP, BR Ambedkar's statue vandalised by miscreants in Meerut
- March 08, 2018

On Wednesday morning, reports emerged that a bust of Syama Prasad Mukherjee, had been desecrated with a hammer in Kolkata by six Jadavpur University students. "The recent issue on destroying of statues is extremely unfortunate". A new statue of Ambedkar has been installed at the same place by the local police after the incident to maintain peace and calm in the area. (more...)
Over 20 Taliban terrorists killed in United States drone strike in eastern Afghanistan Over 20 Taliban terrorists killed in United States drone strike in eastern Afghanistan
- March 08, 2018

Army Captain Tom Greshback, told VOA when asked for his comments. A United States spy drone has carried out a series of attacks against what it described as a training camp belonging to the Tehreek-e Taliban Pakistan (TTP), the Pakistani version of the Taliban. (more...)
Trump asked special counsel witnesses about discussions Trump asked special counsel witnesses about discussions
- March 08, 2018

The special counsel's questions about the Emiratis point to an investigation that has expanded beyond Russian meddling in the 2016 election to broader concerns about foreign influence during the presidential campaign and long after it concluded. (more...)
We're ready to fight any midterm election meddling We're ready to fight any midterm election meddling
- March 08, 2018

A lot of states are doing that, he said. Those efforts include instituting a paper back-up system for votes, according to comments he made earlier in the presser. Asked if he was disappointed with Trump, Putin told state TV that he had no such feeling, adding he had a very positive impression of Trump, whom he met on the sidelines of global summits past year. (more...)
Australian weather bureau employees investigated for using gov't computers to mine cryptocurrencies Australian weather bureau employees investigated for using gov't computers to mine cryptocurrencies
- March 08, 2018

According to the ABC , one of the employees has gone on leave since being questioned. "If the employees were mining cryptocurrency, they may have been using the bureau's computers to either avoid the significant electricity bills involved in mining", Chris Berg from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology's Blockchain Innovation Hub explained. (more...)
Putin calls anti-Russian sanctions imposed by West 'illegitimate way of competition' Putin calls anti-Russian sanctions imposed by West 'illegitimate way of competition'
- March 08, 2018

Although he lavished praise on the president, Putin was not at all complimentary about American politics, because "it has demonstrated its inefficiency and has been eating himself up". "It is just a way of competition, an illegitimate one, an unfair one, but it is just the way it is". He said he was particularly dismayed by what he described as the USA role in the ouster of Ukraine's Russia-friendly president in February 2014 amid massive protests. (more...)
New 'Tricolour' flag of Karnataka State unveiled by CM Siddaramaiah New 'Tricolour' flag of Karnataka State unveiled by CM Siddaramaiah
- March 08, 2018

The colours - yellow and red in the flag represent Arrishna (Turmeric which is yellow) and Kumkuma (Vermilion which is red) to symbolize auspiciousness and well-being of the Kannadigas and the state of Karnataka.The final approved State flag is Yellow, White with yellow colors and has the state emblem in the middle. (more...)
Senate, Assembly pass bills addressing gun safety Senate, Assembly pass bills addressing gun safety
- March 08, 2018

Patrick Gallivan, an Elma Republican, to pay for districts to have "school resource officers, " which could come from the ranks of current and retired law enforcement, stationed and armed on school grounds. "Bump stocks" are illegal to use in NY, but legal to possess, sell and transport, legislators said. Creating a "extreme risk protection order" to be signed by a judge in cases where people are deemed to be a risk to themselves or others. (more...)
Michael B. Jordan pledges support for inclusion riders Michael B. Jordan pledges support for inclusion riders
- March 08, 2018

McDormand used her platform while accepting the best actress gong at Sunday's Academy Awards to encourage Hollywood to adopt inclusion riders, which are clauses in actors' contracts to ensure gender and racial diversity in the cast and crew. (more...)
Trump Reportedly Asked Key Witnesses What They Talked About with Mueller Trump Reportedly Asked Key Witnesses What They Talked About with Mueller
- March 08, 2018

As the Times reports, McGahn "later had to remind" Trump he'd asked for Mueller's termination. You get that? President Trump asked Priebus if investigators had been "nice". Trump asked him to fire Mueller . The Times said the White House did not respond to multiple requests for comment. Legal experts tell the Times the conversations probably don't meet the definition of witness tampering, but the paper notes that Trump appears to be ignoring advice from his lawyers that he should ... (more...)
After Periyar, Lenin statues vandalised, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expresses disapproval After Periyar, Lenin statues vandalised, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expresses disapproval
- March 08, 2018

The Home Ministry is all set to issue an advisory to States to check the incidents, an official said. The development comes amid unconfirmed reports that another statue of Lenin's has been targeted in Tripura. However, neither the government statement nor Shah mention the controversial Facebook post by Tamil Nadu BJP leader H Raja in which he had said, "Today Lenin's statue , tomorrow Tamil Nadu's EV Ramaswami's statue ". (more...)
Neiphiu Rio appointed chief minister of Nagaland, asked to prove majority Neiphiu Rio appointed chief minister of Nagaland, asked to prove majority
- March 08, 2018

Apart from the deputy chief minister, the new cabinet includes five names from the BJP - SP Phom, PP Konyak, Jacob Zhimomi, VK Sangtam and TI Along. Veteran leader and chief of NDPP Neiphiu Rio on Thursday took oath as the new chief minister of Nagaland along with 11 ministers. (more...)
Millions prepare for 2nd major storm in US East Coast Millions prepare for 2nd major storm in US East Coast
- March 08, 2018

The warmer air is able to hold more moisture, which brings a heavier, wetter snow - and sleet - than the fluffy flakes that tend to fall in January. Thursday. It wasn't much better on the ground, with Pennsylvania and NY banning big rigs from some major highways and transit agencies reducing or canceling service on trains and buses. (more...)
Today marks International Women's Day Today marks International Women's Day
- March 08, 2018

But we can and must do more. We're now in our second year of the SheStarts accelerator, with our new cohort of incredible founders who are not only building fantastic companies, but stepping into their own positions as leaders and role models for others.These women saw themselves in the journeys of cohort one, inspiring them to take their own steps to get started. (more...)
ICICI Bank's Chanda Kochhar, Axis Bank's Sikha Sharma summoned over Gitanjali loans ICICI Bank's Chanda Kochhar, Axis Bank's Sikha Sharma summoned over Gitanjali loans
- March 08, 2018

Axis Bank Deputy Managing Director V Srinivasan and other officials from the trade and transactions department of the bank reported at the SFIO's office in Mumbai on Tuesday. Saying that the bank was fully cooperating with the investigation agencies, the ICICI Bank said: "Our exposure to the Gitanjali group of companies is not the largest among lenders in the consortium". (more...)

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