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Parole Board chief forced out after Worboys case fiasco

Parole Board chief forced out after Worboys case fiasco He said: "I wouldn't use the word scapegoated but what I would say is that all of those responsible for what went wrong in this case have to take their share of responsibility". The Parole Board did not do this, Hardwick explained today, because at that time it was "the widely held practice" not to. But last year the Parole Board decided it was safe to release him after he had served only 10 yea... [Full Article...]

Porn star seeks Donald Trump's answers under oath

Porn star seeks Donald Trump's answers under oath Daniels, whose legal name is Stephanie Clifford, has saturated the news in recent days, after Anderson Cooper interviewed her over her alleged affair with Trump on CBS' " 60 Minutes ". Trump was a party to this agreement". John Edwards on charges that he received illegal contributions and falsified documents to pay for the silence of his pregnant mistress as he campaigned for president in 20... [Full Article...]

U.S. won't pay more than 25 percent of United Nations peacekeeping anymore

U.S. won't pay more than 25 percent of United Nations peacekeeping anymore Haley cited a 25 percent cap according to US law, and added this will be policy "moving forward". President Donald Trump's administration has complained about the expense before. Georgia's permanent representative to the United Nations (UN) Kaha Imnadze has participated in the United Nations Security Council open debate on "Collective Action to Improve UN Peacekeeping Operations". [Full Article...]

Lady Raiders beat Green County in home opener

Lady Raiders beat Green County in home opener Going into Sunday's games, the team found itself at 12-11 overall. The UW-Eau Claire softball team is already approaching the midway point of its regular season, and that's without playing a single outdoor game yet in its home state. Eddleston picked up her NEWMAC-leading sixth win on the season, before dropping her first game of the season in the second game. Winning 12 of their last 14 games... [Full Article...]

Severe weather is moving into South Mississippi. Will it wash out Easter?

Severe weather is moving into South Mississippi. Will it wash out Easter? Thunderstorms with heavy rain become likely Wednesday afternoon through Thursday morning . Both a Marginal and Slight risk are associated with isolated, low-end (but still impactful) severe weather setups. We'll see highs in the lower 70s this afternoon. The line will approach the area through the morning and early afternoon ahead of our next cold front. [Full Article...]

Isro's GSLV rocket carrying GSAT-6A communication satellite lifts off from Sriharikota

Isro's GSLV rocket carrying GSAT-6A communication satellite lifts off from Sriharikota The space agency tested certain improved critical systems in the launch vehicle - GSLV Mk-II - that may eventually be used in its future missions, including the country's second lunar mission. The launch marks the 12th flight of the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle GSLV-F08 and sixth flight with indigenous Cryogenic upper stage. The satellite will provide a platform for developing tec... [Full Article...]

Cambridge Analytica: Chris Wylie misrepresented company, admits what he says is speculation

Cambridge Analytica: Chris Wylie misrepresented company, admits what he says is speculation His almost four-hour testimony followed allegations by a separate whistle-blower, Shahmir Sanni, that pro-Brexit campaign groups potentially broke laws on referendum spending limits when it paid data firm AggregateIQ, which is linked to Cambridge Analytica, for digital marketing services. [Full Article...]

Holy Week, Easter services slated

Holy Week, Easter services slated Maundy Thursday service begins at 7 p.m., March 29, and includes holy communion. On Mar. 30, Adoration will be held from 6 am to 2 pm. The 7 p.m. Good Friday , March 30 service has the theme of, "God's Will is Done". service. Also on Saturday, First Baptist Church of Cedartown is holding an egg hunt at their Family Life Center starting at 2 p.m. The service will feature youth liturgical da... [Full Article...]

Judge to hear request on special elections delay

Judge to hear request on special elections delay Fearful that special elections might see Democrats elected in Wisconsin's historically Republican 1st state Senate district and its 42nd state Assembly district, Walker had simply refused to call the elections after the seats went vacant past year. [Full Article...]

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation expels seven Russian diplomats in response to United Kingdom nerve agent attack

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation expels seven Russian diplomats in response to United Kingdom nerve agent attack The military alliance's chief Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday that the expulsions "will send a clear message to Russian Federation that there are costs and consequences for their unacceptable pattern of behaviour". "It's also part of a broader set of actions that the Russians have taken for quite some time internationally: a steady drumbeat of destabilizing any aggressive actions". [Full Article...]

Siberian shopping centre blaze: thousands protest over safety failings

Siberian shopping centre blaze: thousands protest over safety failings It's emerged that the mall had a faulty fire alarm system and that its fire exits were locked. People lay flowers at a makeshift memorial in tribute to the victims of a fire at a shopping center in Kemerovo on March 27, 2018. A dozen protesters did so, and Putin met with them in the lobby, telling them to "not even doubt" that the culprits will be punished. The regional administration, l... [Full Article...]

Sensex down over 150 points; Nifty trades at 10124

Sensex down over 150 points; Nifty trades at 10124 For the NSE Nifty, the return stood at 10.2 per cent for 2017-18. On Wednesday morning, Sensex slipped below the 33,000-mark as it lost almost 200 points with global cues dwindling again. However, Bharti Airtel fell 2.42 per cent followed by Bajaj auto 1.27 per cent, HDFC 0.58 per cent, Hero Motocorp 0.57 per cent, Wipro 0.49 per cent, M&M 0.37 per cent, Tata Motors 0.30 per cent, Infosys 0.13 p... [Full Article...]

Wisconsin students continue march to Rep. Ryan's office in Janesville

Wisconsin students continue march to Rep. Ryan's office in Janesville Earlier, Rep. Mark Amodei , R-Nevada, told a local journalist that there was a rumor that Ryan was on his way out, and that Rep. Steve Scalise , a Louisiana Republican who now serves as majority whip, would replace him. Kevin McCarthy, a California Republican and the party's No. 2 in the House, would be next in line for the job of speaker if the GOP retains the House. [Full Article...]

Israeli Bulldozers Raze Lands in Southern Gaza

Israeli Bulldozers Raze Lands in Southern Gaza Three Palestinians armed with knives and grenades were arrested Tuesday after they infiltrated from Gaza . "We've deployed more than 100 snipers who have been drafted from all the army's units, mainly from the special units". Palestinians are planning to construct a tent city across from the Gaza security fence and have called on tens of thousands of Gaza residents to participate in what... [Full Article...]

Is SoftBank reviving Ola-Uber merger talks?

Is SoftBank reviving Ola-Uber merger talks? The Business Standard report states that pst the completion of that deal, Uber will control 27.5% stake in the combined entity. He had also added that Uber exiting unprofitable countries was not exclusively about cutting its losses but that growth prospects were more promising in its core markets. [Full Article...]

Nobel peace laureate Malala visits Pakistan

Nobel peace laureate Malala visits Pakistan Previously when speaking in public she has championed her home country and spoken in her native Pashto language, always promising to return to her home. She founded the Malala Fund, which invests in local educational initiatives for girls in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nigeria and Kenya, and in Jordan, where it focuses on Syrian refugees. [Full Article...]

Census Will Include Question on Citizenship, Drawing Ire from Immigrant Community

Census Will Include Question on Citizenship, Drawing Ire from Immigrant Community That clause requires the census identify every person in the United States. In another attempt to downplay the impact, officials with the Commerce Department said up until 1950 a question about citizenship, in some form, was asked in the census. [Full Article...]

England star becomes latest player to blast VAR system

England star becomes latest player to blast VAR system The Three Lions were denied victory as Italy were awarded a late penalty after referee Deniz Aytekin consulted the VAR before pointing to the spot as debutant James Tarkowski was deemed to have fouled Federico Chiesa . "If you ignore the "clear and obvious" guidance then you potentially have to review every decision and the game will descend into chaos", he said on Twitter . [Full Article...]

Iraqi parents held in U.S. for abusing teen daughter Maarib Al Hishmawi

Iraqi parents held in U.S. for abusing teen daughter Maarib Al Hishmawi The parents of Maarib Al Hishmawi, a 16-year-old Iraqi teenager, had agreed to marry her off to a man who would pay $20,000 (Dh73,462) for her hand, according to The Washington Post report. They claimed a leak from the line may have been set off by a spark from an electric switch or plug. The women, both 39, and their children Markis Hart, 19; Jeremiah Hart, 14; and Abigail Hart, 14, were kille... [Full Article...]

Western names Sundance Wicks basketball coach

Western names Sundance Wicks basketball coach Hillmon, who has signed to play basketball at the University of MI, emerged as the victor from a list of three finalists that also included North sophomore Destiny Leo and Kirtland senior Sydney Snyder. Lockport's girls soccer team had both of those going for it in Tuesday's nonconference home match with Providence Catholic and it certainly paid off. [Full Article...]


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