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Flight delays, cancellations reported at LVIA, PHL as storm hammers coast Flight delays, cancellations reported at LVIA, PHL as storm hammers coast
- Марта 03, 2018

In D.C. alone, more than 100,000 customers lost power. For a few hours it will snow heavily but not for everyone-best chance will be the farther from the coastline you are. - This particular storm will be a powerful one . As of Friday afternoon only a couple hundreds outages were reported. "March comes in lamb's clothing Thursday, but by Thursday night, the lion will roar", he said. (more...)
Evangelist Billy Graham honored with funeral in Charlotte, North Carolina
- Марта 03, 2018

And while Rev. Graham's funeral will be an A-level production for the world to see, Wilton said it took some convincing just to get the world's most well-known pastor's name spoken during the service . Graham's grandchildren served as pallbearers. Family members placed white roses on the pine plywood casket, which was made by inmates at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, at the conclusion of a brief ceremony. (more...)
Extremists hit several targets in Burkina Faso Extremists hit several targets in Burkina Faso
- Марта 03, 2018

He said the attack had yet to be claimed but was most likely carried out by "terrorist groups". Four attackers and two Burkina Faso security forces died at the embassy. Across central Ouagadougou to the west, heavy smoke rose from the army joint chief of staff's office, where witnesses reported loud explosions. French authorities are on alert and warning of gunfire in Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou and telling French citizens to stay inside after an apparent Islamic ... (more...)
Holcomb: Sunday Sales Bill Exceeds Consumer Expectations Holcomb: Sunday Sales Bill Exceeds Consumer Expectations
- Марта 02, 2018

With a few pen strokes and an exclamation of "cheers", Governor Eric Holcomb marked what he calls a historic day for Indiana. Sales will be limited to the hours of noon to 8 p.m. The Senate concurred with the amended bill 38-10 on February 22. Gov. Eric Holcomb said at a signing ceremony, "I would say to entrepreneurs and residents that there's no need to cross the border anymore in the state of Indiana. (more...)
Presidents, community expected to attend Reverend Billy Graham's public viewing Presidents, community expected to attend Reverend Billy Graham's public viewing
- Марта 02, 2018

Capitol. Those invited include President Donald Trump , Vice President Mike Pence and other former USA presidents including George H.W. Bush, George W. Turner said that her mother had passed her faith onto her and she, in turn, had passed it down to five children and four great-grandchildren. Graham's viewing in the rotunda will occur February 28 and March 1. (more...)
Israel Suspends Plan to Levy Taxes on Jerusalem Churches Israel Suspends Plan to Levy Taxes on Jerusalem Churches
- Марта 02, 2018

Christian leaders are in part angry over attempts by Israeli authorities in Jerusalem to enforce tax collection on church property they consider commercial, saying exemptions apply only to places of worship or religious teaching. Christians in Jerusalem are overwhelmingly Palestinians. He was said to have said this after a meeting with Mikhail Bogdanov, Russian deputy foreign minister and special envoy of the Russian president to the Middle East, at the AL headquarters in Egypt's capital ... (more...)
Melania Trump Cuts Ties With Adviser Paid $1.6 Mil By Inaugural Committee Melania Trump Cuts Ties With Adviser Paid $1.6 Mil By Inaugural Committee
- Марта 02, 2018

First lady Melania Trump's NY friend, Stephanie Winston Wolkoff , has been cut loose from her team as an unpaid adviser after controversy arose over the $26 million her firm received from the presidential inaugural committee. Winston Wolkoff said news coverage of her work was "completely unfair", but she did not specify any errors. Wolkoff's hefty payout, reported by the Times earlier this month, was listed in tax filings recently released by the president's inauguration committee. (more...)
Assembly polls: Voting begins in Meghalaya, Nagaland Assembly polls: Voting begins in Meghalaya, Nagaland
- Марта 02, 2018

They had malfunctioned in Tripura too, that polled on February 18. "And we are hopeful for a positive result on March 3", he said. Polling began peacefully for the 60-member Meghalaya Assembly at around 0700 hrs on Tuesday morning. Buoyed by the formation of governments in Assam, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh, the BJP is making a determined bid to expand its footprint in the North East. (more...)
Kim Jong Nam knew his life was 'in danger' months before murder Kim Jong Nam knew his life was 'in danger' months before murder
- Марта 02, 2018

The four other senior European security sources confirmed the two passports were used to apply for visas in at least two countries. On the condition of anonymity, he said, "This shows the desire for travel and points to the ruling family's attempts to build a possible escape route". (more...)
Why Saudi Arabia Is Suddenly Shaking Up Its Military Why Saudi Arabia Is Suddenly Shaking Up Its Military
- Марта 02, 2018

The reshuffle comes as the Kingdom is engaged in a prolonged military campaign in Yemen, where the Saudi-led coalition is battling Shiite Houthi rebels. But the war has largely stalled and global criticism is growing over a humanitarian crisis and air strikes that have killed civilians. Khalid Biyari, appointed aide to the defense minister, left his post as chief executive of Saudi Telecom, a possible sign that the crown prince is tapping the private sector to implement reforms. (more...)
Kushner's business got big loans after White House meetings Kushner's business got big loans after White House meetings
- Марта 02, 2018

The Apollo loan was triple the size of the average Apollo property loan, the Times says. Towards the end of the New York Times article, there's more about Harris' dealings with Kushner and the Trump White House. "These type of inquiries appear to be harassment exclusively for political reasons". One Menorah Mivtachim executive who helped the negotiate the deal with CEO of Kushner Companies, Laurent Morali, told the Jerusalem Post last month that there was no conflict of interest ... (more...)
N to elect Shahbaz Sharif as its interim president today N to elect Shahbaz Sharif as its interim president today
- Марта 02, 2018

Nawaz presided over the meeting that was also attended by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. In the meeting, Nawaz proposed the name of Shahbaz for the party's interim president which was unanimously approved by the CWC. In July, Pakistan's top court had ended Sharif's third stint in power for not declaring a small source of income, and the former leader could end up in jail if he is convicted in a separate corruption trial expected to wind up soon. (more...)
Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution to call out Iran over Yemen Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution to call out Iran over Yemen
- Марта 02, 2018

The four nations implored Iran "to immediately cease all activities that are inconsistent with or would violate the terms" of the 2015 U.N. Security Council resolution about the arms embargo. The statement by Western powers condemning Iran on February 27 shows the United States has galvanized the support of major European allies , all of whom signed Iran's 2015 nuclear deal along with Russian Federation and China, for taking action to deter Iran's ballistic-missile activities. (more...)
Erdogan 'martyrdom' comments over six-year-old girl criticised Erdogan 'martyrdom' comments over six-year-old girl criticised
- Марта 02, 2018

Erdogan proclaimed after calling Amine onstage. Russian TV network RT called Erdogan's remarks "a freakish act of patriotism". The girl has not been identified and was not immediately clear why she was wearing a military uniform. "We will win the struggle for the children's free and happy life", said the opposition HDP party, a pro-Kurdish party that has been strongly critical of Erdogan's assault on Kurdish-held positions in Syria . (more...)
Bijepur by-poll results: BJD's Rita Sahu leading Bijepur by-poll results: BJD's Rita Sahu leading
- Марта 02, 2018

Sahu's wife Rita Sahu is, however, contesting on the BJD ticket. "Such an enormous victory with a margin of over 40,000 votes will have an impact on future elections", BJD chief and Odisha CM Patnaik told reporters while thanking the people of Bijepur for their overwhelming support to the ruling BJD's candidate. (more...)
Ex-Trump top aide Manafort pleads not guilty Ex-Trump top aide Manafort pleads not guilty
- Марта 02, 2018

During the hearing, Judge Amy Berman Jackson set a September 17 trial date for Manafort and reprimanded him for making a public statement last week about Gates' plea. Gates' guilty plea pertained to the charges filed against him in October in Washington , for which he still faces up to 71 months in prison. On Monday, federal prosecutors moved to dismiss almost two dozen other charges that Gates faced in Virginia. (more...)
Senate Democrats Have a Plan to Save Net Neutrality Senate Democrats Have a Plan to Save Net Neutrality
- Марта 02, 2018

Markey and his co-sponsors have more than enough supporters to force a vote this way, but to pass the resolution , they need to win over one more Republican in addition to Sen. Susan Collins backing the measure. U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle's (PA-14) resolution in the House of Representatives now has 150 co-sponsors. The move follows a December vote by the Federal Communications Commission repealing Obama-era rules prohibiting internet providers from selectively blocking or slowing some content ... (more...)
Xiaomi Confirms Mi Mix 2S Launch At MWC 2018 Xiaomi Confirms Mi Mix 2S Launch At MWC 2018
- Марта 01, 2018

The Chinese smartphone maker today posted a teaser image on its Twitter account indicating the launch of its flagship smartphone Mi MIX 2S. We reported that the Mi Mix 2s will launch on Feb 27, but the phone will be debuting on March 27. (more...)
Israel to impose security cordon on occupied West Bank until Sunday Israel to impose security cordon on occupied West Bank until Sunday
- Марта 01, 2018

He added that the firing injured three fishermen, with one later pronounced dead. According to a Gaza-based fishermen's union, roughly 50,000 Gazans earn their living from fishing. Meanwhile, Zakareya Bakker, the coordinator of the fishermen committees in Gaza said that Ismail Abu Reyallah, 18 years old was killed and two other fishermen were injured and arrested by the Israeli occupying forces, Xinhua reported. (more...)
Rain, rain and more rain is heading our way Rain, rain and more rain is heading our way
- Марта 01, 2018

The outlook for Monday through Thursday looks looks good, with mostly sunny skies and temperatures in the low 50s, dropping to around or near freezing overnight. Temperatures will be close to the seasonal averages for a change. Once this system exits we will finally enter a period of nicer weather. Rain will be heavy at times but severe weather is not a concern. (more...)
'Wake up' and stop Rohingya abuses: Nobel laureates tell Suu Kyi 'Wake up' and stop Rohingya abuses: Nobel laureates tell Suu Kyi
- Марта 01, 2018

The United Nations' top human rights official accused Myanmar of committing a "textbook example of ethnic cleansing" against the Rohingya people. Three visiting Nobel Laureates will make a strong statement of support and solidarity with Rohingya women as they bear witness to their plight on a fact-finding mission to what is now said to have become the world's biggest refugee camp. (more...)
Corbyn sets up Brexit showdown with May over customs union Corbyn sets up Brexit showdown with May over customs union
- Марта 01, 2018

But it would leave after Brexit in March 2019. Giving the example of integrated supply chains in the auto industry, Corbyn said in a closely-watched speech that it "makes no sense" for Britain to turn its back on "tariff-free trading rules that have served as well". (more...)
Uh Oh: California Democratic Party Didn't Endorse Feinstein's Re-election Bid Uh Oh: California Democratic Party Didn't Endorse Feinstein's Re-election Bid
- Марта 01, 2018

Although she has been a politician for most of her adult life, Feinstein is also a crusader for Democratic Party causes. The state party will not officially endorse either candidate, however, since both failed to meet the 60 percent threshold. (more...)
'60 Minutes' is Getting Slammed For A '60 Minutes' is Getting Slammed For A "Creepy" Interview With Jacinda Ardern
- Марта 01, 2018

Mr Wooley told radion station Newstalk ZB he asked Ms Ardern about her due date because his "executive producer would have sacked" him if he hadn't. "I think you should relist "attractive" in the thesaurus, about 50 choices from good looking to gorgeous to likeable - there's so many different meanings", he said. (more...)
Iraq sentences 16 women to death because they married Islamic State terrorists Iraq sentences 16 women to death because they married Islamic State terrorists
- Марта 01, 2018

Iraq's Arabic-language al-Mashriq newspaper has reported that more than 1,500 women and children from the families of ISIS militants are now being held in the country, and that the Baghdad government is coordinating with their respective countries to decide their fate. (more...)

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