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Ailing Mississippi Sen. Cochran to resign, setting up 2018 special election

Ailing Mississippi Sen. Cochran to resign, setting up 2018 special election A special election will then be held on November 6, meaning that both of Mississippi's U.S. Senate seats will be up for election in 2018. Tea Partier Chris McDaniel mounted a primary challenge to Cochran and outpolled the incumbent in the first round of voting but Cochran ended up winning a narrow majority in the runoff during a campaign marred by scandal and sleaze. [Full Article...]

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Arizona Gas Prices on the Upswing Featured font size + MI is now 23rd in the country for most expensive on average daily price of gas. AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have risen by about 3 cents per gallon in the past week, but Lansing drivers saw a smaller hike at the pumps. Refinery activity sits at 87 percent; the same as the week before, according to AAA. "Motorists will start to see gas prices make their spring spike in early April", C... [Full Article...]

China says its increasingly powerful military is no threat

China's military spending, already the world's second-highest behind the United States, will rise 8.1 per cent to 1.1 trillion yuan ($173 billion) as Beijing prepares to launch its second aircraft carrier and develop stealth fighters and advanced missiles. [Full Article...]

Trump praises Chinese president extending tenure 'for life'

Trump praises Chinese president extending tenure 'for life' Chinese President Xi Jinping applauds during the opening session of the National People's Congress, China's legislature, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 5, 2018. Such vessels stand to alter the balance of power in the Indo-Pacific, where the US Navy has always been dominant and regional rivals such as Japan and India are stepping up their presence. [Full Article...]

Trump asked Kelly to encourage Ivanka, Jared, to exit

Trump asked Kelly to encourage Ivanka, Jared, to exit And national security adviser H.R. McMaster found out from intelligence reports that at least four countries had discussed ways in which to manipulate Kushner via his complex business dealings, financial difficulties and inexperience. While Kelly did not sign the memo that was released on Friday that informed aides about the security clearance downgrades , Kelly's previous memo from February ... [Full Article...]

Experience suggests tariffs are bad news for MI economy

Experience suggests tariffs are bad news for MI economy President Trump says America's steel and aluminum industry is at a disadvantage and is considering an import tariff hike. Some Republicans openly expressed concern about the President's abilities to press ahead with new tariffs. He abandoned on his first day in office a 14-nation Pacific trade pact that stood no chance of passing Congress. President Donald Trump is embracing the potential f... [Full Article...]

IS Releases Video of Deadly Ambush in Niger

IS Releases Video of Deadly Ambush in Niger The nine-minute video then cuts to the view from a USA soldier's helmet, seized by the militants after the attack , which shows the ambush in graphic detail. Most news agencies have only published clips of the footage. The mission was supposed to be a low-risk patrol and the soldiers were clearly ill-equipped for the scale of the attack. [Full Article...]

Student dies from self-inflicted gunshot wound, school canceled in Washington Co., MO

Student dies from self-inflicted gunshot wound, school canceled in Washington Co., MO Not all students want to participate and some want to honor the students who died in Florida while others will be actively calling for laws that could keep students safe while in the classroom, he said. Stafford said there have been some suggestions from those in support of the walkouts that they would be no different than fire drills. When asked if anyone heard the gunshot, Jacobsen said no one... [Full Article...]

Theresa May defends 'cherry-picking' a Brexit deal in Mansion House speech

In certain ways our access to each other's markets will be different", she said. So the EU, of course, would really like the United Kingdom to stay in the customs union, and I think that's where their drive to talk about the hard border and focus on that as an issue is really coming from, it's worries about competition rather than really a worry about there being some kind of hard border, I don't ... [Full Article...]

China to increase 2018 defense budget by 8.1 percent

China to increase 2018 defense budget by 8.1 percent The National Development and Reform Commission, the state planner, said in a separate report that outstanding total social financing (TSF) and M2 growth will grow at a similar pace this year as in 2017. After years of spurring breakneck growth through heavy investment in roads, railways and other infrastructure, China appears to be trying to tread more carefully. [Full Article...]

Strong winds, rain, flooding expected to hit Boston Friday

Strong winds, rain, flooding expected to hit Boston Friday High tides powered coastal flooding in major cities including Boston , leaving streets awash for the second time since a massive nor'easter in early January. In Winthrop, town officials announced that a parking ban will be in effect from 8 a.m. Friday to Saturday afternoon. In New Jersey , officials anxious that the storm could take a chunk out of beaches just south of Atlantic City tha... [Full Article...]

Obama Probe Of Trump Campaign 'Bigger Than Watergate'

Obama Probe Of Trump Campaign 'Bigger Than Watergate' The FISA warrant could then have been used to spy on other members of the Trump campaign who were in contact with Page. That was weeks before the Federal Bureau of Investigation was presented with a dossier of raw intelligence compiled by former British spy Christopher Steele, whose work was paid for by the Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee. [Full Article...]

MSU Police: Around a dozen arrested after violence at Spencer protests

MSU Police: Around a dozen arrested after violence at Spencer protests Security on that part of Michigan State's campus was very tight, with close to three dozen police patrol cars parked near the pavilion. More than 100 protestors with masks and signs clashed with scores of police in riot gear armed with pepper spray Monday outside Michigan State University, where avowed white nationalist Richard Spencer planned to speak, postponing the address until later in th... [Full Article...]

3 day care teachers accused of giving toddlers melatonin-laced gummy bears

3 day care teachers accused of giving toddlers melatonin-laced gummy bears Police said that gummy bears containing melatonin were given to a class of 2-year-olds to get them to calm down before nap time without parental authorization. "Allegedly, this was done in an effort to calm them down before nap time", Des Plaines Police said in a statement on Monday, via CBS Chicago. A representative from Kiddie Junction said they day care had no comment. [Full Article...]

After Oxfam Scandal, British Aid Agencies Report More Abuse Cases

After Oxfam Scandal, British Aid Agencies Report More Abuse Cases Reports of children being sexually abused are among the current and historical cases referred to the Charity Commission since 12 February. The Charity Commission and Penny Mordaunt, the worldwide development secretary, are to warn charities that now is a "crucial moment" and steps must be taken to prevent abuse of vulnerable people. [Full Article...]

BJP, allies confident of forming govt in Nagaland, Meghalaya

BJP, allies confident of forming govt in Nagaland, Meghalaya The BJP and its pre-poll ally in Nagaland , the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP), on Sunday exuded confidence that they would be able to form a stable government in the state as the numbers were on their side. They also point out that the ineptitude of its opponents, especially the Congress, has helped Modi's party. In Nagaland, BJP's emergence as the force that will form the... [Full Article...]

Passenger apprehended for getting naked, attacking stewardess during KL-Dhaka flight

Passenger apprehended for getting naked, attacking stewardess during KL-Dhaka flight In a statement, a Malindo Air spokesman said: 'The crew on board has followed the standard operating procedure in restraining the passenger from causing further disruption onboard the flight. The man attacked the head stewardess when he was asked to put on his clothes. Pictures of the man undressed had been circulating on social media platforms including WhatsApp. [Full Article...]

Tripura CM will be selected democratically: Biplab Deb

Tripura CM will be selected democratically: Biplab Deb March 5 (ANI): Tripura Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Biplab Kumar Deb on Monday said state's Chief Minister will be selected democratically. "We doubt whether Loka Kerala Sabha and businessmen who took part in that had any role in settling the cases", he said. He added that it would only be fair that the leader of the Assembly, and thus the chief minister, should be one of the candida... [Full Article...]

Banking hit under Manmohan: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Banking hit under Manmohan: Ravi Shankar Prasad In 2008, the total advance to people given by the banks was Rs 18.06 lakh crores. Thus, the cumulative loss to the exchequer, during the period when the scheme was active, amounts to Rs 1 lakh crore. Congress must answer,"Prasad said to reporters". Further responding to the Congress attack over the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud, involving celebrity jeweller Nirav Modi and his uncl... [Full Article...]

Children among five people hit by vehicle in Park Slope, Brooklyn: FDNY

Children among five people hit by vehicle in Park Slope, Brooklyn: FDNY Witnesses say a while auto was speeding up to make it through a traffic light when the woman and her kids were getting off a bus. Councilman Brad Lander, whose office is at the intersection, said the children were just 2 and 4 years old. The auto then crashed into a parked vehicle before coming to a stop. The two children were pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The other two adult vi... [Full Article...]


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