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Qatar denies intercepting UAE civilian aircraft Qatar denies intercepting UAE civilian aircraft
- March 27, 2018

UAE deemed it a "provocative action ". UAE will not change its civilian flight paths, the head of the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) said on Tuesday, a day after Qatari war planes of flew "dangerously close" to two civilian aircraft. (more...)
Intoxicated Ohio woman charged after making lewd comments to the Easter Bunny Intoxicated Ohio woman charged after making lewd comments to the Easter Bunny
- March 27, 2018

The 54-year-old showed "common signs of intoxication", police said, including "slurred speech, bloodshot eyes, an odor of alcohol on her breath and unsteadiness". The Easter Bunny was welcomed to the Sayre Health Care Center amid celebratory lights courtesy of the Athens Township Fire Department Saturday for the facility's third Annual Easter Egg Hunt. (more...)
H&M Shares Hit Decade Low as Stockpile Grows H&M Shares Hit Decade Low as Stockpile Grows
- March 27, 2018

CEO Karl-Johan Persson has claimed that H&M will plan to reduce these markdowns in the second half of the year as sales should improve and the potential of a weaker dollar will reduce garment costs. As Sonia Legg reports, the results sent shares down five per cent. H&M said its transformation work continues "with full force" as it looks to ramp up digital expansion of existing brands into new markets, develop new concepts and new formats with its physical stores, while making the best use of ... (more...)
Florida pupils set their sights on elections in fight for gun reform Florida pupils set their sights on elections in fight for gun reform
- March 27, 2018

A timer went off, breaking Gonzalez's silence. "Since the time that I came out here, it has been six minutes and 20 seconds", she said, breaking her silence. "For us, long, tearful, chaotic hours in the scorching afternoon sun were spent not knowing". From where we stand, these are even more reasons we have to listen to what she's saying and continue our unwavering support. (more...)
Duterte Rep: Human Rights Groups Helping Drug Lords Duterte Rep: Human Rights Groups Helping Drug Lords
- March 27, 2018

Duterte "has even stated that he would step down from the presidency earlier should the Philippines shift to a federal system of government as early as 2020", Harry Roque said in a statement . Philippine officials later announced almost 124,000 people have been arrested for drug-related offenses and nearly 4,100 people have been killed in shootouts with police since June 2016. (more...)
Rugby rape trial told being drunk is not consent Rugby rape trial told being drunk is not consent
- March 27, 2018

She also confirmed that three questions posed by the jury will be addressed when the case resumes on Wednesday morning. The issue paper containing all of the charges was handed to the jury foreman. Why would she make up these allegations, unless she is telling the truth. The task of the jury is to decide whether the prosecution has made them "sure" of the defendants' guilt, the court heard. (more...)
JSW Steel signs Memorandum of Cooperation to invest $500mn in USA JSW Steel signs Memorandum of Cooperation to invest $500mn in USA
- March 27, 2018

The investment, subject environmental protection approvals, facilitates expansion, and the funds will be used for backward integration, to create the first melt and manufacture and enhance capability of its contiguous plate and pipe facility. (more...)
Gun control bills advance in New Jersey Gun control bills advance in New Jersey
- March 27, 2018

The New Jersey State Assembly is set to vote on bills that would curb the magazine capacity of firearms, require background checks for private gun sales and ban armor-piercing ammunition. That bill passed 48 to 26 with two abstentions, mostly along party lines. "Many wore National Rifle Association hats and carried signs that read" NRA Stand and Fight". (more...)
No, Parkland Student Emma González Did Not Rip Up the US Constitution No, Parkland Student Emma González Did Not Rip Up the US Constitution
- March 27, 2018

Yet there is no explaining why some right-leaning Americans refuse to delete the doctored images of González from their social media feeds since they were proven to be fake. Gonzalez spoke with other Parkland, Florida, students on Saturday at a protest in Washington to demand action on gun control. Since a gunman opened fire at her school on February 14, killing 17, Gonzalez, 18, has been a prominent leader of the #NeverAgain movement , appearing in TV interviews and on magazine covers. (more...)
Stock On the Run: Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB)
- March 27, 2018

Sensato Investors Llc who had been investing in Smith & Nephew Plc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $16.08 billion market cap company. The company presently has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $30.89. British Columbia Mngmt Corporation has 0.09% invested in Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB ). (more...)
European Union starts safeguard probe into certain steel products European Union starts safeguard probe into certain steel products
- March 27, 2018

It concerns products of all origin and its opening does not prejudge its results. However, the procedure may result in the imposition of import duties or quotas to protect European Union producers from excessive imports if necessary. The investigation, launched today, covers 27 categories of steel products. It will in principle be concluded within 9 months; should provisional measures prove necessary, they can be adopted at short notice. (more...)
Snow, sleet and cold forecast for Easter week in Denmark Snow, sleet and cold forecast for Easter week in Denmark
- March 27, 2018

Following recent bouts with wintry weather even after last week's spring equinox, many folks might consider the warmth and cloudy skies an acceptable temporary trade off for sunshine and cooler than average temperatures. Little to no accumulation is expected, but if you're up late Thursday night or early Friday morning - don't be startled if you see some wet snowflakes flying around. (more...)
Iranian President Rouhani kicks off trip to Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan Iranian President Rouhani kicks off trip to Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan
- March 27, 2018

According to the agency, the proximity of the two states' positions on a number of issues of regional and worldwide policy determined the productive cooperation of Turkmenistan and Iran within the framework of global structures. Overall, valuable agreements were signed that could further enhance bilateral cooperation. Rouhani's visit comes at the official invitation of Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow. (more...)
Warmer Weather on the Way Warmer Weather on the Way
- March 27, 2018

Clouds will be gradually decreasing tonight as temperatures once again fall back down into the upper 20s and lower 30s. So plan on jacket weather for the start of the work week. Strong Westerly winds are expected to increase Monday evening with sustained winds around 25 to 35 miles per hour. This will continue into Wednesday morning. (more...)
Ramaphosa says youth unemployment SA's biggest challenge Ramaphosa says youth unemployment SA's biggest challenge
- March 27, 2018

About 100 companies - involved in the YES initiative - will provide corporate work experiences for young people or empower them through training and funding to start and grow their own businesses. The Youth Employment Service (YES) aims to create more than one million paid internships for mainly black South Africans, between the ages of 18 and 35, over the next three years. (more...)
Maryland school shooter died from gunshot to head, sheriff says
- March 27, 2018

New details released by the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office on Monday show that 17-year-old Austin Rollins fired one fatal shot to his head. According to details released by the St. Willey, who police said "had a prior relationship" with Rollins "which recently ended", died Thursday after her family pulled her off life support. (more...)
Federal officials close investigation into death of Alton Sterling Federal officials close investigation into death of Alton Sterling
- March 27, 2018

Sterling was shot and killed outside a Baton Rouge convenience store in July of 2016 by Baton Rouge police officers, Blane Salamoni and Howie Lake II. Moments later, the officers wrestled Sterling to the ground, at which time he was shot. He added Salamoni put his weapon away and tackled Sterling. (more...)
Schlitterbahn Waterparks and Resorts co-owner arrested over Kansas death Schlitterbahn Waterparks and Resorts co-owner arrested over Kansas death
- March 27, 2018

The charges include involuntary manslaughter in the death of Caleb Schwab , 10, in August 2016. This photo provided by The Wyandotte County Detention Center in Kansas City, Kan., shows Tyler Miles on Friday, March 23, 2018. Investigators also found multiple flaws in the ride design, noting that "it was never properly or fully created to prevent rafts from going airborne". (more...)
List of countries expelling Russian diplomats List of countries expelling Russian diplomats
- March 27, 2018

Putin's government in turn ordered 23 British diplomats out of Russian Federation over what it called "unsubstantiated accusations". The decision to expel four Russian diplomats was not taken "flippantly", German foreign minister Heiko Mass said. (more...)
Deve Gowda hits out at Rahul Deve Gowda hits out at Rahul
- March 27, 2018

Recently in a public meeting, Rahul said, "JD (S), they have to make it clear whether they are the BJP's B team or not". "If the JD (S) fails to form government on its own strength, we will sit in the Opposition and not knock on the door of either the Congress or the BJP", he said. (more...)

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