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Australia among 11 countries to sign TPP without US Australia among 11 countries to sign TPP without US
- March 09, 2018

The People's Democratic Movement party of Chile said via Twitter the trade deal will be disastrous for small and medium-sized businesses and will give disproportionate power to multinational corporations that can, under the soon to be signed accord, sue individual member states in global courts. (more...)
Spring time change is Sunday Spring time change is Sunday
- March 09, 2018

US law was amended in 1986 and then again in 2007, adjusting daylight savings time from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November. Federal law now allows states to remain on Standard time , but does not allow states to remain on Daylight Savings Time. (more...)
Battling Wildfires in Nebraska and Kansas Battling Wildfires in Nebraska and Kansas
- March 09, 2018

Fires began around 10 a.m., dying down with the winds around 6 p.m. Twenty-one fires have been extinguished over the course of two days, 10 are in final cleanup and 16 are contained. Traffic along Interstate 70 was being rerouted because of zero visibility. A dispatch supervisor with Reno County said a fire was reported in Haven at 10:17 a.m. (more...)
Pelicans' Jrue Holiday collects career-high 17 assists in win on Tuesday Pelicans' Jrue Holiday collects career-high 17 assists in win on Tuesday
- March 09, 2018

The 27-year-old Cousins was averaging 25.2 points, 12.9 rebounds , 5.4 assists and 1.6 blocks - all career highs - through 48 games when he tore his Achilles tendon January 26, requiring season-ending surgery. However, Davis has been a machine since the injury. The Pelicans have squandered multiple 15-point leads and clawed back from several equally sized deficits, unfazed by the scoreboard - particularly in the final minutes. (more...)
Hucklebeary Celebrates Grand Re-Opening, International Women's Day Hucklebeary Celebrates Grand Re-Opening, International Women's Day
- March 09, 2018

Time for an end to violence. It was celebrated for the first time in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland on March 19, 1911. And that is what I want. "And so the time is now to change it", said Guterres. He wrote on a JustGiving page: "I do this so that everyone else can get on with celebrating International Women's Day and using it to raise awareness of the issues that affect women". (more...)
North, South Korea to march separately Paralympics opening ceremony North, South Korea to march separately Paralympics opening ceremony
- March 09, 2018

The 2018 Winter Paralympics will kick things off with the opening ceremony . Professor Nick Webborn, president of the ParalympicsGB delegation, said: "Our athletes have been working incredibly hard over the last few years to reach this point and it's so exciting that the Games are almost here". (more...)
Holocaust Museum revokes Suu Kyi's human rights award Holocaust Museum revokes Suu Kyi's human rights award
- March 09, 2018

The Washington museum's rescission of its Elie Wiesel Award to Suu Kyi, the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize victor, is the latest honor to be retracted over her silence about widespread abuses against the Rohingya. The Nobel Laureate has been widely criticized for not taking a stronger stand in support of the Rohingya following mass displacements and disproportionate violence, particularly given her global standing. (more...)
Alabama: 1 dead, 1 hurt in school shooting Alabama: 1 dead, 1 hurt in school shooting
- March 09, 2018

The school has metal detectors, and school resource officers were on site at the time of the shooting , said Birmingham City Schools Superintendent Dr. She said she knows the boy involved, a senior, and said he's not the type of person to hurt anybody. "Who had aspirations and dreams to be a nurse". (more...)
Statue politics: Vandals target statutes of Lenin, Periyar, Mookerjee and Ambedkar Statue politics: Vandals target statutes of Lenin, Periyar, Mookerjee and Ambedkar
- March 09, 2018

Chennai: Adding to the list of statues of leaders being vandalised in various parts of the country, a bust of Dalit leader B. R. Ambedkar in a residential locality in Chennai was found defaced on Thursday, triggering a protest by locals, police said. (more...)
Electrical issue cause of fire at home in southeast Colorado Springs Electrical issue cause of fire at home in southeast Colorado Springs
- March 09, 2018

Smoke alarms should be interconnected, so when one alarm sounds, they all do. If the smoke alarm is powered by battery, it runs on either a disposable 9-volt battery or a non-replaceable 10-year lithium ("long-life") battery. The manufacturer date can be found on the back of the smoke alarm . Smoke alarms are powered by a battery or they are hardwired into the home's electrical system. (more...)
The EU have firmly put their foot down over the Irish border The EU have firmly put their foot down over the Irish border
- March 09, 2018

Mrs May's supporters in Government, the Democratic Unionists, are adamantly opposed to any settlement distinguishing Northern Ireland's European Union trading relationship from the rest of the UK's post-Brexit, what some have termed a border in the Irish Sea. (more...)
Gender inequality and discrimination against women harms us all — United Nations secretary-general Gender inequality and discrimination against women harms us all — United Nations secretary-general
- March 08, 2018

The Prime Minister in her message urged all to build developed, prosperous Bangladesh ensuring women's participation in all spheres of the national development. "And while it is a known fact that gender parity in every society won't happen overnight, the good news is that across the world women are making positive gains day-by-day". (more...)
England blasts 335-9 in 4th ODI vs New Zealand England blasts 335-9 in 4th ODI vs New Zealand
- March 08, 2018

Batting first, riding on the sensational centuries of Joe Root (102) and Jonny Bairstow (138), England scored 335 runs for nine wickets in their allotted 50 overs. The pair plundered 187 in 25 overs for the fourth wicket and Taylor kept going until the end, hammering fours and sixes with huge power and authority despite his injury. (more...)
'Political outsiders' Trump and Löfven talk North Korea and tariffs
- March 08, 2018

On Monday, Trump hosted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House, and much of their discussion focused on the president's upcoming tariffs. "I really believe they are honest". "Because even they say, right now, they say, "We cant believe weve gotten away". "And we won't allow that to happen". (more...)
Don't Want Trade War With US, But Will Take Necessary Measures: China Don't Want Trade War With US, But Will Take Necessary Measures: China
- March 08, 2018

Though the highlight of parliament is supposed to be the state-of-the-nation work report presented by Premier Li Keqiang, there is little doubt that with the removal of the term limits, this year is Xi's show more than ever. The story was reported by CNN , which claims to have obtained a recording . One major item on this year's NPC agenda is government agency reform - and there have been strong hints from officials about combining ministries and agencies to strengthen the party's ... (more...)
Defiant: Jerry Brown, Kamala Harris, Xavier Becerra Slam 'Bully' Jeff Sessions Defiant: Jerry Brown, Kamala Harris, Xavier Becerra Slam 'Bully' Jeff Sessions
- March 08, 2018

In addition to the ongoing litigation over sanctuary cities , the mayor of Oakland, California , recently drew sharp rebuke from federal officials when she announced in advance that Immigration and Customs Enforcement were preparing to hold enforcement operations in her city, which officials said allowed some priority targets to evade capture. (more...)
Sultan Azlan Shah Cup Sultan Azlan Shah Cup
- March 08, 2018

India were trailing 0-4 after the third quarter but scored two quick goals through Ramandeep Singh in the fourth quarter to avoid a whitewash. In the first game, India lost to Agrentina 2-3 followed by a draw against England. The Indian defence remained resolute in the first quarter as they kept the World Champions from making forays into the Indian circle. In the 35th minute, a superb pass by Tom Craig in the baseline was effortlessly picked up by Zalewski and the latter's diving effort ... (more...)
Termination Rights and the Stormy Daniels Lawsuit Termination Rights and the Stormy Daniels Lawsuit
- March 08, 2018

Los Angeles lawyer Michael Avenatti posted on his Twitter account a copy of what appears to be the suit filed on behalf of the porn star who goes by the name Stormy Daniels . Prior to the lawsuit , she had declined to speak on the matter, besides Mr. Cohen's statements , since Mr. Trump's election. "The complaint then quotes from Cohen's public statement: "'In a private transaction in 2016, I used my own personal funds to facilitate a payment of $130,000 to Ms Stephanie ... (more...)
Putin: US roughly and blatantly deceived Russian Federation during Euromaidan Putin: US roughly and blatantly deceived Russian Federation during Euromaidan
- March 08, 2018

The imposition by the West of anti-Russian sanctions is an illegitimate way of competition that constitutes an attempt to contain the growth of Russian defencive capability, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday. The same month Yanukovych escaped to Russian Federation. Russia's annexation of Crimea and allegations of support for separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine prompted North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to mobilize its forces across Europe, forming new battle groups along ... (more...)
Bengaluru : Karnataka lokayukta Justice P Vishwanatha Shetty stabbed multiple times, attacker arrested Bengaluru : Karnataka lokayukta Justice P Vishwanatha Shetty stabbed multiple times, attacker arrested
- March 08, 2018

Lokayukta refers to an independent position in the state level. An eyewitness in the Lokayukta office, Jay Anna, complained of the protection being granted by the government to the Lokayukta. "It looks like he has attempted murder", he said. Police are now reviewing CCTV footage of the office. The Lokayukta of Karnataka was stabbed five times in his chamber here on Wednesday by a furniture contractor whose complaint against the government the state's anti-corruption ombudsman had ... (more...)
Battlefield 5 to Feature Coop, Lootboxes Battlefield 5 to Feature Coop, Lootboxes
- March 07, 2018

Starting with the single-player, the game is said to have a similar structure to Battlefield 1's campaign. Katherine Kingsley, the actress who voiced multiplayer callouts in Battlefield 1 , not to mention Operation mode's historical stories, may be returning in Battlefield 5 . (more...)
'Just 48 HOURS' Iran's grave threat over nuclear deal 'Just 48 HOURS' Iran's grave threat over nuclear deal
- March 07, 2018

THE failure of the 2015 accord between Iran and world powers to restrict Tehran's nuclear programme would be a "great loss", the head of the UN's atomic watchdog said today. However, Zarif noted that the nuclear deal, internationally known as JCPOA, is a multilateral agreement and its fate can not be subjected to the whims of Washington. (more...)
RUSSIA: Transport plane crashes in Syria killing 39 aboard RUSSIA: Transport plane crashes in Syria killing 39 aboard
- March 07, 2018

All 33 passengers and six crew members were killed in the crash, state-run RIA-Novosti reported, citing the Russian Defense Ministry. The military blamed the crash on a technical error and insisted that the plane was not shot down. Investigators said the criminal case would look into suggestions that flight safety rules had been flouted. The An-26 aircraft was reportedly trying to land at the Khmeimim air base in northern Syria before crashing on Tuesday afternoon. (more...)
Nigeria's 2019 Elections Nigeria's 2019 Elections "a major priority focus" - US Government
- March 07, 2018

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said millions of people were facing life-threatening food insecurity and malnutrition as a result of ongoing conflict or prolonged drought in the countries. Critics, meanwhile, stressed that recent U.S. engagement with the continent has been led by the Pentagon and focused too narrowly on ongoing counterterrorism battles. (more...)
Isis Releases Video On Ambush Of US Troops In Niger Isis Releases Video On Ambush Of US Troops In Niger
- March 07, 2018

The commander of U.S. Africa Command, Gen. Thomas Waldhauser, told members of the House Armed Services Committee Tuesday he would brief them on the findings as soon as possible. It shows the chaos of the attack, including the soldier wearing the camera being shot dead, with apparent ISIS fighters stalking past his body. The last shot shows militants surrounding him and firing at him at point-blank range. (more...)

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