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PM Abbasi meets Nepalese president, former PM in Kathmandu

PM Abbasi meets Nepalese president, former PM in Kathmandu The visit also highlighted the importance of the continuity of democracy and premier Abbasi emphasized increasing people-to-people contacts and parliamentary exchanges between Pakistan and Nepal. SAARC, initiated in 1985, aims to promote the development of economic and regional integration among the eight member countries - Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, the Maldives, Pakistan and ... [Full Article...]

Quo warranto petition vs Sereno 'constitutional' - SolGen

Quo warranto petition vs Sereno 'constitutional' - SolGen Lagman said at least seven justices who have been trying to have Sereno removed should inhibit themselves from voting on the new government petition against her. The House of Representatives is expected to vote in the plenary on the articles of impeachment against Sereno on March 8. The SC is set to tackle the quo warranto petition today. [Full Article...]

Oil prices edge up on weak dollar ahead of USA inventory data

Oil prices edge up on weak dollar ahead of USA inventory data This is an average annual growth rate of about 1.2 million barrels per day, which does not indicate any particular change compared to last year's forecasts . The world's largest oil producers appealed to USA shale producers to join their efforts to hold global prices at their current level at a major energy conference Monday, as the boom in shale is continuing to undermine OPEC's production cur... [Full Article...]

Will President Trump keep his word on gun control measures?

Will President Trump keep his word on gun control measures? Pelosi says 200 lawmakers signed onto legislation expanding background checks for gun buyers. "Gary Cohn did a lot to get through the tax package, Gary Cohn [is a] steady hand", Cramer said. Late Thursday, though, Trump tweeted that he'd had a "Good (Great) meeting in the Oval Office tonight with the NRA!" Chris Murphy, D-Conn., told Trump he has to lead to get it done, but later said he hoped t... [Full Article...]

House to take up school safety bill after Florida shooting

House to take up school safety bill after Florida shooting The amendment that would have instituted a ban on assault weapons in the Sunshine State failed in a largely party-line vote, according to Reuters. It was no accident both passed on the same day since the measures were championed by the two Republican leaders of the Legislature and their fates had been intertwined all session. [Full Article...]

Trump approves Arkansas Medicaid work requirements

Trump approves Arkansas Medicaid work requirements Gov. Asa Hutchinson and members of his Cabinet beamed as Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services , signed their waiver proposal in Little Rock, saying it will lift able-bodied people out of poverty. The requirement will be phased in on the 30-49 year-olds first over a four-month period between June and September of 2018. "Shifting from a voluntary "referral... [Full Article...]

Parker Curry: 2-year-old girl mesmerized by Michelle Obama portrait

Parker Curry: 2-year-old girl mesmerized by Michelle Obama portrait The news made its way to Obama's doorstep and the mother-of-two chose to meet with the precocious Parker to instill another set of encouraging words. Michelle Obama tweeted that she met Parker Curry. The Obamas tapped artists Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald for the paintings, which will be added to the National Portrait Gallery's collection of presidential portraits. [Full Article...]

Mamata criticises BJP for pulling down of Lenin statue

Mamata criticises BJP for pulling down of Lenin statue Much like the BJP in Tripura , Banerjee's party had ended 33 years of CPI (M) rule in West Bengal in assembly elections in 2011. The Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief has been using widening differences between TDP and BJP to bring Chandrababu Naidu's party to her advantage by supporting his MPs in Parliament. [Full Article...]

Doubts raised over meeting apprenticeships target

Doubts raised over meeting apprenticeships target Ivan Shearer continued, "Our primary aim is to bring apprentices on-board and equip them with the skills necessary to meet our future needs". We must work collectively - government , employers, and providers - if we are to get to place where these prejudices are considered outdated. [Full Article...]

South Korean governor quits after rape accusation

South Korean governor quits after rape accusation Following the TV interview , the ruling Democratic Party held an emergency meeting and expelled Ahn with immediate effect, Agence France-Presse reported on Tuesday. Ahn contested his party's nomination for president past year, losing to Moon. After the movement came into the spotlight, Mr Ahn appeared to be anxious. [Full Article...]

The Right Won Big In Italy's Election, Forcing A Hung Parliament

The Right Won Big In Italy's Election, Forcing A Hung Parliament No one seemed to have the answer Monday. Both the anti-establishment Five Star Movement and the far-right League party have ruled out the possibility of a post-election pact but this is now the only option that looks like it would command a majority. [Full Article...]

Officers Perform CPR on Choking Puppy Rushed Into Police Station

Officers Perform CPR on Choking Puppy Rushed Into Police Station A group of police officers and firefighters have saved the life of a nine-week-old puppy who almost choked to death. Vitale told officers the dog, a Saint Bernard puppy, was choking on food. Officials say that the firefighters have received special training in how to respond to emergencies involving pets. "Even though we are not faced with this kind of incident every day, the officers reacted j... [Full Article...]

Italy's 5-star and League strife for taking power in elections

Italy's 5-star and League strife for taking power in elections His four-party group is bolstered by two resurgent far-Right forces - the League and Brothers of Italy - which have capitalised on fears over the hundreds of thousands of migrants who have arrived by boat from Libya since 2013. Brexit firebrand Nigel Farage congratulated the Five Star Movement, his allies in the European Parliament, "for topping the poll" as Italy´s biggest single party. [Full Article...]

France To Make 15 Legal Age Of Consent For Sex

France To Make 15 Legal Age Of Consent For Sex The French government has agreed to set the age of sexual consent at 15 years old after public fury over two cases involving girls as young as 11. Equality Minister Marlene Schiappa told the AFP news agency Monday that "the government has made a decision to set the age at 15" following public consultations and recommendations from a panel of experts. [Full Article...]

McDonald's is rolling out its fresh beef patty, but is it good?

McDonald's is rolling out its fresh beef patty, but is it good? However, Jasper was able to show the franchisees that fresh beef was a great choice and was able to get their support. In another sign that the burger war is heating up, McDonald's is launching the use of fresh ground beef in its Quarter Pounders and other signature sandwiches. [Full Article...]

Trump threatens European Union auto industry over bloc's trade war retaliation

Trump threatens European Union auto industry over bloc's trade war retaliation Trump says he's "not backing down". "In another tweet, Trump said Canada must treat American farmers much better". While Independent US Senator for Maine Angus King said: "there wasn't a great deal of consultation outside the Commerce Department and even then there was significant dissent and surprise, as I understand it". [Full Article...]

Turkey not to extradite Greek soldiers: Deputy PM

Turkey not to extradite Greek soldiers: Deputy PM Selin Ozel and Hakan Yalcintug, lawyers of the two Greek soldiers who were remanded in northwestern Turkey leave the court after they formally requested release of the soldiers in Edirne, Turkey on March 5, 2018. It also refused to grant them asylum and said they could be tried in Greece. The incident has further strained relations between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, who... [Full Article...]

Nashville mayor's former bodyguard pleads guilty

Nashville mayor's former bodyguard pleads guilty She is being investigated by a Metro Council special committee and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for potential misuse of funds. Forrest broke the news to Barry, The Tennessean reports . Last year, Barry's 22-year-old son Max died after overdosing on drugs. In January, Forest and Barry said they were no longer seeing each other. "And I will tell you I know the difference between a mist... [Full Article...]

Former student arrested for threatening Camden Central Schools

Former student arrested for threatening Camden Central Schools Oswego and Camden police worked together for the initial investigation, but because Davis' whereabouts were unknown, they enlisted the help of state police. Blackhawk School District in Beaver Falls also canceled classes on Monday due to statements made on social media. "The Camden Central School District, in discussing the circumstances of the case with law enforcement, made a decision to cance... [Full Article...]

Ex-Russian spy, daughter critically ill after exposure to 'unknown substance'

Ex-Russian spy, daughter critically ill after exposure to 'unknown substance' The incident is not being investigated by counter-terrorism police but officers have an open mind about its cause, a local police official said. Skripal, a retired Russian secret service colonel, was convicted and jailed for 13 years in 2006 for betraying Russian intelligence agents to Britain's MI6 secret service. [Full Article...]


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