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Paul opposes confirming Trump's secretary of state and Central Intelligence Agency nominees

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi said Wednesday he backed Trump's acceptance of an apparently surprise invitation to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, with whom the president has feuded throughout the past year . When it comes to the DPRK (and foreign policy in general) Tillerson's slated replacement, Pompeo , is considered to be more on the same page as the President. [Full Article...]

Conor Lamb Pulls Out Apparent Victory In PA: A 2018 Midterms Omen?

Conor Lamb Pulls Out Apparent Victory In PA: A 2018 Midterms Omen? The race, in a district President Donald Trump won by almost 20 points in 2016, has not been officially called because state officials continue to count provisional and military ballots, a process that could last until at least March 21. [Full Article...]

Columbine students who walked out 'inspired to work harder' for change

Columbine students who walked out 'inspired to work harder' for change Instead of doing a walkout , the Mercer students chose to hold a short event with a few speakers. The student-led rally, in the works since a mass shooting last month at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., was primarily planned on social media. [Full Article...]

Canada remains 7th in World Happiness Report rankings

Canada remains 7th in World Happiness Report rankings India ranked 133rd in the global list of the happiest countries, coming after terror-riven Pakistan and poorest-of-poor Nepal, according to a United Nations report released on Wednesday. According to experts, the U.S. is in a hard and worsening the public health crisis, obesity epidemic, opioid dependence and depressive disorder. The UN report evaluates the happiness levels in a country by ass... [Full Article...]

AAP MLAs to discuss Arvind Kejriwal apology on Friday

AAP MLAs to discuss Arvind Kejriwal apology on Friday In a Twitter tirade, leader of the opposition in the Punjab assembly and AAP MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira termed the apology a "meek surrender". Majithia said the Delhi chief minister's apology had affirmed that politics of smear campaigns would never succeed. [Full Article...]

US says Russian hackers affected US industries

US says Russian hackers affected US industries Yevgeny Prigozhin, who ran the St. Petersburg-based Internet Research Agency, has been targeted by the US sanctions along with 12 of the agency's employees. The U.S. officials the energy industry targets were chosen deliberately. The officials say they've helped companies kick the Russians out of all systems now known to have been penetrated. [Full Article...]

Salisbury spy scandal will not affect Russian presidential election, Kremlin says

Salisbury spy scandal will not affect Russian presidential election, Kremlin says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said there would be additional sanctions against Russian government officials and oligarchs "for their destabilising activities". The US accused Moscow of staging a series of cyber attacks on US infrastructure including energy, nuclear, and aviation sectors as it unveiled a series of sanctions against Russians. [Full Article...]

Gunfight rages in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama

A statement issued by the police here said that the militants had attacked the security men guarding the BJP activist while he was visiting Arsh Institute at Khonmoh. Police have also registered a case under relevant sections of law in connection with the attack. Meanwhile, there were stone pelting clashes in the area in which SHO Nowgam and two other policemen got injured. [Full Article...]

U.S. helicopter crashes in western Iraq

U.S. helicopter crashes in western Iraq The helicopter is used by the Air Force for combat search and rescue, and was in transit from one location to another when it went down Thursday afternoon near the town of Qaim in Anbar Province. The same number was confirmed by the mayor of al-Qaim, the Iraqi town near which the crash is believed to have taken place, according to Reuters. "An investigation will be initiated to determine the cau... [Full Article...]

Trump removes his National Security Adviser, actively looking for replacements

Trump removes his National Security Adviser, actively looking for replacements He has had the task of advising a president who often delivers unfiltered thoughts about delicate national security situations like North Korea's weapons development and the Iran nuclear deal by tweet . "General McMaster forgot to say that the results of the 2016 election were not impacted or changed by the Russians", Trump tweeted out on February 18. [Full Article...]

Trump administration sanctions Russians for election meddling, cyberattacks

Trump administration sanctions Russians for election meddling, cyberattacks USA national security officials said the FBI , Department of Homeland Security and intelligence agencies had determined that Russian intelligence and others were behind a broad range of cyberattacks beginning a year ago that have infiltrated the energy, nuclear, commercial, water, aviation and manufacturing sectors. [Full Article...]

To voice concerns on gun laws, Halifax students walk out of class

To voice concerns on gun laws, Halifax students walk out of class The #Enough National School Walkout , which took place a month after a high school shooting that claimed 17 lives in a Parkland, Florida , was under the umbrella of the national Women's March Youth EMPOWER movement. As he read the names of the 17 students and staff from Florida who were killed, Reed said he became emotional thinking how so numerous names sounded similar to that of his classm... [Full Article...]

Trump picks TV commentator Kudlow as economic adviser

Trump picks TV commentator Kudlow as economic adviser White House spokesman Sarah Sanders also confirmed that Mr Trump had offered him the position. "The challenge for Kudlow.is that the president is the 'franchise player, ' and at the end of the day he calls almost all the shots", explains Tom Block, a Washington policy analyst for Fundstrat Global Advisors, a Wall Street research firm. [Full Article...]

BSP alliance will hamper country's progress: Adityanath

BSP alliance will hamper country's progress: Adityanath It was then that Adityanath formed the Hindu Yuva Vahini in a bid to consolidate his position in Gorakhpur and nearby areas. CPI leader D Raja also said the results showed that the BJP was not invincible. Given both these parties engaged in friendly contest in few Assembly constituencies, the votes of SP have been considered for these projections. Adityanath belongs to the Thakur community. [Full Article...]

George Ford dropped for England's Six Nations finale against Ireland

George Ford dropped for England's Six Nations finale against Ireland They are one point ahead of England so any win is likely to be enough to achieve that. "I apologize for the remarks". Since the relative high of 2013 when they won two games they have managed only one victory in 24 matches and are now on a 16-game Six Nations losing streak. [Full Article...]

Ole Miss Announces Its New Head Coach

Ole Miss Announces Its New Head Coach During the team's five years in Conference USA, the Blue Raiders have won or shared three regular-season titles. Coming to Ole Miss means a return to where it all started for Davis, a Mississippi native who grew up in Leakesville and played at Mississippi State. [Full Article...]

Dhaka more expensive than many South Asian cities: EIU

Dhaka more expensive than many South Asian cities: EIU Singapore "remains the most expensive place in the world to buy and run a auto", according to the report , owing to the government's policy of making vehicles almost unaffordable to encourage the use of public transportation. Karachi, Algiers, Almaty and Lagos have faced well-documented economic, political, security and infrastructural challenges, and there is some correlation between The Econom... [Full Article...]

Trump lawyers prepping for potential Mueller interview

Trump lawyers prepping for potential Mueller interview The special counsel's investigation has been already looking at other aspects of the Trump Organization's business dealings for months, but this latest sign shows the attention is now turning to Russia-related matters. The development could hinder the special counsel's pursuit of an interview with Trump. Trump's lawyers are in negotiations with Mueller's office about whether and how to allow h... [Full Article...]

Long Term Trend: Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA)

Long Term Trend: Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA) Hansberger Growth Investors Lp who had been investing in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $514.05 billion market cap company. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.99 in 2017 Q3. As KMI has a P/S, P/E and P/B estimations of 2.59, 0 and 1.09 separately. 116 funds opened positions while 640 raised stakes. [Full Article...]

Emanuel pulls Chicago out of World Cup bid

Emanuel pulls Chicago out of World Cup bid The world governing body of soccer will select up to 16 host cities from the list of 23 if the so-called unified bid of Canada, Mexico and the USA gets the nod over Morocco at the FIFA Congress in June. CenturyLink Field is a more modern venue than B.C. Place in Vancouver, though the Sounders' home would need to have its FieldTurf surface replaced by natural grass to meet Federation Internationale... [Full Article...]


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