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Korea's ex-President Lee arrested on graft charges Korea's ex-President Lee arrested on graft charges
- March 23, 2018

Yonhap reported that if convicted of all the allegations he could be jailed for up to 45 years. Lee, 76, could be hit with more than a dozen charges related to the period leading up to his 2007 presidential election victory and subsequent years in office. (more...)
Donald Trump tried to pay after being intimate: Ex-model Karen McDougal Donald Trump tried to pay after being intimate: Ex-model Karen McDougal
- March 23, 2018

McDougal said she never wanted to discuss her relationship and repeatedly rebuffed inquiries from reporters about the alleged affair. Asked to reiterate her claim that Mr. The technique, known in tabloid circles as "catch and kill", has been used on a number of occasions by the Enquirer's parent company, American Media, Inc ., according to reports. (more...)
African presidents congratulate China's Xi Jinping, Russia's Putin African presidents congratulate China's Xi Jinping, Russia's Putin
- March 22, 2018

The Liaoning and accompanying vessels entered Taiwan's air defense zone on Tuesday, the same day Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a blistering nationalistic speech- warning against what he called any attempts to split China. US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Alex Wong is now visiting the island and will speak at a business dinner alongside President Tsai later Wednesday. (more...)
Peshawar beat Quetta as PSL returns to Pakistan Peshawar beat Quetta as PSL returns to Pakistan
- March 22, 2018

Liam Dawson's timely half-century, thereafter, kept Peshawar in the game as wickets tumbled at the other end as Rahat Ali returned a four-wicket haul, conceding just 16 runs in four overs. The victor of the match will meet Islamabad United in the final at Karachi on March 25. Pakistan Cricket Board have gradually revived worldwide cricket in the country as improved security made it possible to host the final in Lahore in March past year. (more...)
British PM May backs Cambridge Analytica investigation British PM May backs Cambridge Analytica investigation
- March 22, 2018

SCL Group, the parent company of Cambridge Analytica, came under the spotlight as the Prime Minister was asked about the connections between the Conservative party and some of the men running the company. President Donald Trump's digital campaign and may have broken election law. "It has been reported that SCL has received hundreds of thousands of pounds from the UK Government". (more...)
US Senate rejects bid to end support for Saudi campaign in Yemen US Senate rejects bid to end support for Saudi campaign in Yemen
- March 22, 2018

Supporters of the Senate measure argued that Yemen was the latest hot spot where the Pentagon was engaged under an authorization to use military force (AUMF) that Congress first passed on September 14, 2001, three days after the deadly attacks on NY and Washington by Al-Qaeda hijackers. (more...)
Peruvian president announces resignation ahead of impeachment vote Peruvian president announces resignation ahead of impeachment vote
- March 22, 2018

He has denied wrongdoing but said on Wednesday that he did not want to be an obstacle to the country's development. A new impeachment vote had been scheduled to take place Thursday and Kuczynski had been scrambling for support. Peru President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski offered to resign . Mr Kuczynski had to leave office not so much due to the actual accusations. Instead he lost support because of the way he handled the scandal. (more...)
With anti-Iran, pro-Israel stances, Pompeo may become Jerusalem's new darling With anti-Iran, pro-Israel stances, Pompeo may become Jerusalem's new darling
- March 22, 2018

But what may have done him in was a fatal disconnect over what Trump saw as Tillerson's conventional approach to policy matters. Goldstein said Tillerson found out he was sacked that morning in a tweet from the President; Goldstein himself was then fired after that statement conflicted with the White House's official line that Tillerson was notified by White House chief of staff John Kelly three days earlier in a late-night phone call. (more...)
Biden: I'd 'beat the hell out of' Trump for disrespecting women Biden: I'd 'beat the hell out of' Trump for disrespecting women
- March 22, 2018

Specific policy changes that end the backlog of untested rape kits, eliminate statutes of limitation to report rape, and ensure all assault survivors have access to adequate legal care regardless of race, class, or sexuality will likely do more for women and femmes who have faced sexual violence than the former Vice President traveling through time to beat anyone up. (more...)
Investor's Watch List: ICICI Bank Ltd. (IBN), Duke Energy Corporation (DUK) Investor's Watch List: ICICI Bank Ltd. (IBN), Duke Energy Corporation (DUK)
- March 22, 2018

The company now has an insider ownership of 62.4 Percent and Institutional ownership of 22.8 Percent. 1738045 shares traded on hands while it's an average volume stands with 7016.6K shares. The RSI most typically used on a 14-day timeframe, measured on a scale from 0-100, with high and low levels marked at between 70 and 30, respectively. (more...)
Germany, France Reject UK-Proposed Russia Sanctions Over Skripal Case Germany, France Reject UK-Proposed Russia Sanctions Over Skripal Case
- March 22, 2018

As well as the Salisbury attack, European Union leaders will discuss a growing trade row with the US , Turkey's military offensive in Syria , and the Cambridge Analytica scandal , when they gather in Brussels on Thursday. Britain says only Russian Federation had the capability, motive and intent to be behind the attack. A senior Russian diplomat used blunt language to mock London for its "island mentality" and using "terminology from British TV shows", in a briefing to representatives of ... (more...)
Centre wants to make PowerPoint presentation on Aadhaar in SC Centre wants to make PowerPoint presentation on Aadhaar in SC
- March 22, 2018

The CJI told the A-G that he would convey on Thursday as to when such PPP can be done. "The employee pension scheme deals with pension earned by employees after rendering services", the bench said. Issues with UIDAI's enrolment procedure that raised concerns about data breaches have also put been forth. The repository is in a building that has 10 feet high and 4 feet thick walls. (more...)
11 get life imprisonment for Jharkhand lynching 11 get life imprisonment for Jharkhand lynching
- March 22, 2018

On Friday, Judge Om Prakash held them guilty under various sections of the Indian Penal Code, including 147 (rioting), 148 (rioting with deadly weapons), and 149 (unlawful assembly). However, defence lawyers said they would challenge the conviction in the Jharkhand High Court . The prosecution demanded maximum punishment for the convicts but the defense counsel prayed for leniency on the ground that it was their first involvement in a criminal case. (more...)
Higher Educational Institutions granted autonomy by UGC Higher Educational Institutions granted autonomy by UGC
- March 22, 2018

Jadavpur University has got the state government's "initial nod" to explore the possibility of setting up offshore campuses after being granted graded autonomy by the University Grants Commission (UGC). Institutions with greater autonomy as per the norms can do everything on their own and need not rush to UGC always. The Vice-Chancellor would soon initiate a multi-layered dialogue within the university and evolve mechanisms to translate this newly granted autonomy into our quest for ... (more...)
Palestinian teen Tamimi to serve eight months in jail Palestinian teen Tamimi to serve eight months in jail
- March 22, 2018

The court was expected to decide on the matter later Wednesday, according to Lasky. Coming only days after the IDF West Bank Courts refused Tamimi's request for her trial to be public, the deal appeared to indicate a realization that little more public attention would be garnered by holding a trial. (more...)
Md. school shooting victims still in hospitals Md. school shooting victims still in hospitals
- March 22, 2018

He said it had been investigated and "the threat was not substantiated". The officer was not injured. The male student is being treated at MedStar St Mary's hospital, and the female was taken to MedStar, stabilized and transferred to the University of Maryland Prince George's Hospital Center. (more...)
Russia's anti-doping delays frustrate WADA Russia's anti-doping delays frustrate WADA
- March 22, 2018

President Sir Craig Reedie has spoken of his frustrations at Russia's failure to respond to their repeated requests to jointly analyse data at the Moscow Laboratory. These were to publicly accept the findings of the WADA-commissioned investigation by Richard McLaren, and to provide access to samples in Moscow's anti-doping laboratory. (more...)
Commission clears Bayer's acquisition of Monsanto, subject to conditions Commission clears Bayer's acquisition of Monsanto, subject to conditions
- March 22, 2018

Monsanto Co New now has $52.17 billion valuation. Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 56,743 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $6,772,277.05. Marcato Capital Management Lp bought 4,645 shares as the company's stock declined 6.49% while stock markets rallied. The stock of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) earned "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Friday, September 15. (more...)
North Korea denuclearisation not on the agenda in Helsinki talks - Finnish govt North Korea denuclearisation not on the agenda in Helsinki talks - Finnish govt
- March 22, 2018

Finland's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday said that talks between representatives from North Korea, the USA and South Korea were "constructive" and were academic in nature. "It was planned well in advance of recent promising developments related to the Korean situation". Even though Helsinki called the meeting a track 2 dialogue, it may have also represented the first time USA and North Korean officials met face to face since Seoul announced the Kim Jong Un's intention to meet with ... (more...)
Nigel Farage On The Brexit Boat: We've Given Our Fishing Trade Away! Nigel Farage On The Brexit Boat: We've Given Our Fishing Trade Away!
- March 22, 2018

The fish are being thrown in the sea because, according to campaigners, despite being caught in English waters it can not be landed or sold in the United Kingdom because of European Union rules, which is symbolic of a widespread problem they say. (more...)

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