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Syrian rebels to evacuate opposition-held town in Ghouta Syrian rebels to evacuate opposition-held town in Ghouta
- March 22, 2018

Hundreds of armed rebels and civilians will begin evacuating a besieged town in eastern Ghouta , a rebel spokesman and Syrian government media reported Wednesday, in the first instance of fighters leaving the opposition stronghold east of the capital following a deal reached with the government. (more...)
Shares in Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Acquired by First Hawaiian Bank Shares in Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Acquired by First Hawaiian Bank
- March 22, 2018

Analysts await Amazon .com, Inc. Alphabet lost 0.39 per cent, trimming its stock market value to US$762 billion, as Wall Street fretted about regulatory fallout following revelations that a political consulting firm had improperly obtained personal data on 50 million Facebook Inc users. (more...)
Minority status for Lingayats: A new religion and the Karnataka poll math Minority status for Lingayats: A new religion and the Karnataka poll math
- March 21, 2018

In what Karnataka law minister T.B. Jayachandra claimed was a unanimous decision, the Cabinet on Monday allowed Veerashaivas - or whoever agreed to follow social reformer Basavanna's ideals - to be considered Lingayats . While one section led by Akhila Bharata Veerashaiva Mahasabha has demanded separate religion status, asserting that Veerashaivas and Lingayats are the same, the other group wanted it only for Lingayats. (more...)
Demonetization was a greatest lie, only Congress can end crisis: Chidambaram Demonetization was a greatest lie, only Congress can end crisis: Chidambaram
- March 21, 2018

I'm saying this not because of arrogance, but because we have done it before and can do it again. Congress leader and former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Sunday described demonetization as the "greatest lie" and said it ended up destroying jobs. (more...)
Ant & Dec Issue Statement Following TV Show Axe Ant & Dec Issue Statement Following TV Show Axe
- March 21, 2018

We don't know if he was over the limit, ' he added. Restaurant boss Faheem Vanoo, had been heading to work with his chef wife Shilpa, four-year-old daughter Amaira and two colleagues when the crash happened. 'The overwhelming feeling we believe has to be that, no matter who you are, no matter what you do, if you get into a auto having had a drink the responsibility is entirely yours'. (more...)
Russia War of Words Escalates, OPCW Inspectors Begin Work Russia War of Words Escalates, OPCW Inspectors Begin Work
- March 21, 2018

This morning, asked if the Prime Minister had any congratulatory message for President Putin, who has just secured another six year term, a government spokesman noted that the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe's office for democratic institutions and human rights had "deployed an election observation mission to Russian Federation, and we will await their assessment before making any comment". (more...)
Final results show Putin with highest ever vote Final results show Putin with highest ever vote
- March 21, 2018

The voting projection, by pollster VTsIOM, put Communist party challenger Pavel Grudinin in second place with 11.2 percent. Ultra-nationalist firebrand Vladimir Zhirinovsky took around 6 percent, former reality TV presenter Ksenia Sobchak was on 1.5 percent and other candidates were on less than a single percentage point each. (more...)
Abbas calls U.S. ambassador to Israel 'son of a dog' Abbas calls U.S. ambassador to Israel 'son of a dog'
- March 21, 2018

For his part, and in response to President Abbas words, Friedman suggested that Abbas' remarks amounted to anti-Semitism while speaking at a Jerusalem conference, later on Monday . At the same time , Abbas accused Hamas of carrying out the assassination attempt against PA Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah in Gaza last Tuesday. Six of his guards were lightly hurt. (more...)
Brexit transition agreement doesn't do what the government promised, says Open Britain Brexit transition agreement doesn't do what the government promised, says Open Britain
- March 21, 2018

Davis, who unlike May campaigned for Brexit , said he was pleased with European Union agreement to let Britain negotiate and sign trade deals with other countries while remaining covered by European Union common trade policy during the transition. (more...)
Defamation case against Trump to move forward Defamation case against Trump to move forward
- March 21, 2018

It's unclear whether Trump would have to appear at any of the proceedings, but Zervos' lawyers have said they would depose him. The same year, at the Beverly Hills Hotel, Trump kissed her, grabbed her breasts and "thrust his genitals" at her, Zervos alleges. (more...)
Children's book about Mike Pence's bunny sells out Children's book about Mike Pence's bunny sells out
- March 21, 2018

Pence's daughter and wife are taking to TV this week on their book tour for " Marlon Bundo's Day in the Life of the Vice President ". Proceeds from both books will be donated to charity . But part of the inspiration for the children's book hits closer to home, Oliver revealed to DeGeneres. Pence's book will donate money to A21, an organization focused on stopping human trafficking, and the much more successful Last Week Tonight version will donate its funds to the Trevor Project and ... (more...)
South Korean pop sensations Seohyun, Red Velvet to visit North next month South Korean pop sensations Seohyun, Red Velvet to visit North next month
- March 21, 2018

The South Koreans said the postponement was part of an effort to reduce tensions with North Korea and help ensure a successful Olympics, while United States officials maintained the postponement was due to logistics and a need to "de-conflict" the exercise with the Olympic Games. (more...)
BJP's UP ally chief expresses satisfaction after meeting Amit Shah BJP's UP ally chief expresses satisfaction after meeting Amit Shah
- March 21, 2018

Polls to ten Rajya Sabha seats from UP are scheduled on March 23. As per its current strength, BJP has the numbers to send eight candidates. However, on Tuesday, BJP chief Amit Shah met Rajbhar Delhi and succeeded in pacifying the Dalit leader for now. (more...)
Nidahas Trophy | Bangladesh are slowly gaining confidence in T20s, believes Mushfiqur Rahim Nidahas Trophy | Bangladesh are slowly gaining confidence in T20s, believes Mushfiqur Rahim
- March 21, 2018

I could have finished the game off there in my first final. "We have showed some good character and played the game in the right spirit and I can not ask more than that from my team", the all-rounder added. He consistently bowled in the Powerplay, and always kept us in the games. With Virat Kohli , MS Dhoni , Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah and Hardik Pandya rested for the tri-series, the responsibility of guiding the team lay exclusively on the shoulders of Rohit, Shikhar Dhawan and ... (more...)
China's premier promises 'wider opening' of economy China's premier promises 'wider opening' of economy
- March 21, 2018

CHINESE Prime Minister Li Keqiang today called on the United States not to act "emotionally" and to avoid a trade war, as President Donald Trump considers new punitive measures against Beijing . Beijing faces mounting pressure from the government of U.S. President Donald Trump over complaints it hampers access to its markets, pressures foreign companies to hand over technology and is flooding foreign markets with unfairly low-cost steel and other goods. (more...)
World's Last Male Northern White Rhino Euthanized Due to World's Last Male Northern White Rhino Euthanized Due to "Age-Related Complications"
- March 21, 2018

Sudan was listed as "The Most Eligible Bachelor in the World" by Tinder past year in partnership with the conservancy, in a campaign to heighten awareness and raise $9 million to save the species . The 600 acres endangered species enclosure at Ol Pejeta Conservancy has been home to the three last northern white rhinos. Although the northern white rhino species may be dying out, there are about 20,000 southern white rhinos today. (more...)
Rahul Gandhi: Will break walls between Congress workers, leaders Rahul Gandhi: Will break walls between Congress workers, leaders
- March 20, 2018

He will interact with the party leaders and cadres during his visit. She added that the Congress president accused BJP chief Amit Shah to be a murder accused despite a court acquitting him, and that Rahul is out on bail in a fraud case involving the National Herald daily. (more...)
Renee Zellweger as Screen Icon Judy Garland in 'Judy' Renee Zellweger as Screen Icon Judy Garland in 'Judy'
- March 20, 2018

Starring alongside Renée will be Jessie Buckley , Finn Wittrock and Michael Gambon . She can also sing, as evidenced by her turn in the Best Picture victor Chicago , and Judy is poised to feature a number of songs including "Over the Rainbow". (more...)
Enemy of Putin was murdered, police say Enemy of Putin was murdered, police say
- March 20, 2018

Russian businessman Nikolai Glushkov was allegedly murdered before being hanged. Mr Glushkov was a close friend of exiled Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky , who was himself a friend of murdered spy Alexander Litvinenko . Detectives are focusing on what happened in the immediate area on Sunday 11 March and Monday 12 March, and are appealing for anyone who may have seen or heard anything suspicious at or near Glushkov's home to come forward. (more...)
Hundreds of United Kingdom schools receive emailed bomb threat, causing dozens to evacuate Hundreds of United Kingdom schools receive emailed bomb threat, causing dozens to evacuate
- March 20, 2018

Though police forces throughout the United Kingdom said that there were no credible threats included in the emails, around 400 schools were nonetheless evacuated as a precaution. The decision was taken to evacuate the school as a precaution. "Police take hoaxes extremely seriously". Our site has all the information needed. "If you do not send money we will blow up the device". (more...)
Dozens of United States business groups warn Trump vs imposing tariffs on China Dozens of United States business groups warn Trump vs imposing tariffs on China
- March 20, 2018

The letter asked the administration to work with companies to find a solution. "Were this investigation to result in a broadly applied tariff remedy on imports from China, it would hurt American households with higher prices and exacerbate a USA tariff system that is already stacked against working families", the letter goes on. (more...)
Austin explosion leaves two injured Austin explosion leaves two injured
- March 20, 2018

Authorities did not release the names of the victims . Investigators have found similarities between that device and three previous bombs, which were stuffed inside packages and left on residents' doorsteps, Austin Police Chief Brian Manley said. (more...)
Kushner company reaped high returns with misleading paperwork
- March 20, 2018

As the Associated Press revealed in its new report, Kushner, who reportedly made amendments to federal forms detailing his financial assets and contacts with foreign officials, may have broken some laws when his company allegedly filed fraudulent paperwork to force out rent-regulated tenants from its buildings in ny so they could flip them for profit. (more...)
Uber stops all self-driving auto tests after fatal accident Uber stops all self-driving auto tests after fatal accident
- March 20, 2018

The vehicle struck 49-year-old Elaine Herzberg while she was walking outside of a crosswalk, Tempe police said in a statement . In a tweet , Uber expressed its condolences and said the San Francisco company was fully cooperating with authorities. (more...)
Trump to unveil opioid plan seeking death penalty for drug dealers Trump to unveil opioid plan seeking death penalty for drug dealers
- March 20, 2018

The Department of Justice "will seek the death penalty against drug traffickers, where appropriate under current law, " the White House said in a fact sheet released on Sunday. "The opioid crisis is viewed by us at the White House as a nonpartisan problem searching for bipartisan solutions, and the Trump administration remains committed to fighting this epidemic from all fronts", Conway told reporters. (more...)

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