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Winter storm Quinn in Northeast causing thousands of flight delays, cancellations

Winter storm Quinn in Northeast causing thousands of flight delays, cancellations New York, Mar 7 Hundreds of flights were cancelled today to and from New York airports as the region braced itself for heavy snowfall. As of 9:06 a.m., Kennedy Airport has reported 467 cancellations, the airport said. Most of Central New York won't see much snow from this mid-week winter storm, dubbed Quinn by the alarmists, but the coastal mess will affect our travel thanks to canceled flights ... [Full Article...]

Trade with Britain after Brexit won't be easier - EU's Tusk

Trade with Britain after Brexit won't be easier - EU's Tusk He dismissed suggestions that Dublin was stoking up a row over the border, telling the cross-party committee: "I don't think the Irish Republic could be more helpful than it is already being, given the constraints that it has of being a continuing member of the European Union and having to respect the competences of member states and the Commission". [Full Article...]

Swedish leader warns tariffs 'will hurt us all,' as Trump doubles down

Swedish leader warns tariffs 'will hurt us all,' as Trump doubles down Trump said "there will be people that change", but "they all want to be in the White House". President defends plans for tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, says the US has been mistreated for years. Also last month, a senior communications official, Josh Raffel, who worked closely with Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, left the administration. But Trump didn't budge on his position for steel a... [Full Article...]

Conrad Sangma heads new 'non-Congress' Govt in Meghalaya

Conrad Sangma heads new 'non-Congress' Govt in Meghalaya BJP also contributed its 2 seats to the emerging alliance, after skillful negotiations by leader Himanta Biswa Sarma . The newly appointed Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma laid out the priority of his government on Tuesday. Conrad Sangma succeeds Mukul Sangma of the Congress that was at the helm in the state for 10 years. Another Congress leader P L Punia recalled similar instances... [Full Article...]

Campaign aims to raise R100k for Durban chainsaw attack victim

Campaign aims to raise R100k for Durban chainsaw attack victim Sue de la Porte who had become friends with the pair through the small triathlete community her husband and sons were also in, spoke to The Mercury while waiting for Gwala to get out of the five hour surgery. "But they didn't say anything else and just pulled me into the bushes where they started doing what they did to me", he said. They had a chainsaw and went for one of his legs‚ which is the co... [Full Article...]

Dalai Lama Event Moved after India Warns Top Officials to Stay Away

Dalai Lama Event Moved after India Warns Top Officials to Stay Away Further, it is reported that the Tibetan administration was planning to invite former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh , former Indian Deputy Prime Minister L K Advani, Union Minister of State (Home) Kiren Rijiju among others for the events at the Thyagaraj stadium and Rajghat. [Full Article...]

Karnataka Lokayukta Vishwanatha Shetty stabbed, assailant arrested

Karnataka Lokayukta Vishwanatha Shetty stabbed, assailant arrested The accused, identified as Tejaraj Sharma, was arrested after he was overpowered by employees of the lokayukta's office. Chief minister Siddaramaiah who visited the hospital later, said that while the injuries suffered by the judge were grievous, doctors have announced that he is "out of danger". [Full Article...]

PM to raise Yemen concerns in Saudi crown prince visit

PM to raise Yemen concerns in Saudi crown prince visit The inclusion of the prestigious trip to Chequers and two audiences with the British royal family demonstrate the extent to which London is prepared to endorse reforms in Saudi Arabia which have loosened social restrictions on women . Air India had announced that it plans to start direct flights to Israel and has proposed to travel through closed Saudi airspace, a report in Al Arabiya Eng... [Full Article...]

Jan Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee's statue attacked in Kolkata

Jan Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee's statue attacked in Kolkata At least three of them climbed up the platform on which the bust was placed and started hammering at it. Others painted the face of the statue black. On Tuesday Bengal chief minister condemned the demolition of Lenin's statues by BJP supporters in Tripura, asserting she would not tolerate such actions in her state despite her party's bitter rivalry with the CPI (M). [Full Article...]

OEA announces April 23 deadline for lawmakers to fund teacher pay raises

OEA announces April 23 deadline for lawmakers to fund teacher pay raises Dale Bledsoe, superintendent of Yale Public Schools, said it is time for people to talk to their state representatives. He said their goal is to gain the support of superintendents and school boards across the state to initiate a suspension of school, but a walkout is a last resort. [Full Article...]

Aussie men win third Malaysia hockey game

Aussie men win third Malaysia hockey game Australia raced to a 3-0 halftime lead on Wednesday night in Ipoh after goals to Jake Whetton, Daniel Beale and Blake Govers. Today was a must-win match for India but getting the better of the Australians proved to be tough as always. Tom Craig made a superb pass from the left baseline and Aran Zalewski stunned the Indian defence as he dived forward to connect the ball and push the ball in in ... [Full Article...]

US Embassy in Ankara to reopen Wednesday: spokesman

US Embassy in Ankara to reopen Wednesday: spokesman The U.S. embassy said on its web page late on Sunday that the mission would be closed due to a security threat, and urged U.S. citizens to avoid the embassy as well as large crowds. A US embassy spokesman said the embassy would be closed for visa and American citizen services specifically. Turkey suffered a series of deadly terror attacks in 2015 and 2016 carried out by ISIS or Kurdish rebel... [Full Article...]

Area High Schools Receive Threats Monday, 3 Arrested

Area High Schools Receive Threats Monday, 3 Arrested Ararat High School in Topsham. "There were no captions or verbalized threats, only pictures". On March 1 , a 16-year-old former Gregori High student was arrested in the schools lot for having a rifle in his auto , the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department reported. [Full Article...]

Sierra Leone: Voters head to polls to elect new president

Sierra Leone: Voters head to polls to elect new president More than 3.1 million voters are registered for the polls across the small West African nation. The export-dependent economy of the mineral-rich but impoverished country is in a dire state following the 2014-16 Ebola crisis and a commodity price slump that has driven away foreign investors. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court delivers ruling on right to life

Supreme Court delivers ruling on right to life IRELAND'S Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that protections for the unborn child offered under the state's constitution do not extend beyond the right to life in the Eighth Amendment. Are we really saying that if an expectant mother were to say "I believe that I can continue to climb ladders and work at heights until I'm about to deliver a child because its my decision to do so"... [Full Article...]

46 killed, 190 wounded in Eastern Ghouta

46 killed, 190 wounded in Eastern Ghouta Activists and world leaders warn the situation is dire, with food and medicine running short as the army intensifies its airstrikes. The UN's refugee agency UNHCR said the convoy was in the town of Douma for almost nine hours before it cut short its mission. [Full Article...]

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (BMY) Shares Bought by Hollencrest Capital Management

The rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs with "Buy" on Thursday, July 30. As per Friday, September 11, the company rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley. Marble Harbor Investment Counsel Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 0.06% or 2,439 shares. On 3/2/2017 Bristol-Myers Squibb announced a quarterly dividend of $0.39 2.72% with an ex dividend date of 4/5/2017 which will be payable on 5/1... [Full Article...]

Delhi HC issues notice to ED on Nirav Modi-owned firm's plea

Delhi HC issues notice to ED on Nirav Modi-owned firm's plea Also "it's not clear under what authority the ED went to search the properties". The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued a notice to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Nirav Modi's plea asking the agency to explain why they had raided his propertiest. [Full Article...]

Ex-double agent's mysterious illness: United Kingdom warns Russian Federation

Ex-double agent's mysterious illness: United Kingdom warns Russian Federation British police efforts are now focussed on trying to find out what "unknown substance" harmed the pair, who were found slumped on a bench at The Maltings shopping centre in Salisbury by concerned passers-by. And as Sergei Skripal and his daughter fight for life in hospital in Salisbury , Theresa May is likely to be quizzed by MPs at Prime Minister's Questions about the suspected poisoning and oth... [Full Article...]

Watch as Vladimir Putin plays football with FIFA's Gianni Infantino

Watch as Vladimir Putin plays football with FIFA's Gianni Infantino According to Russian daily Kommersant , a large forum enttled "The Future Together with Russia" will be held in the breakaway capital Tiraspol on March 12 in order to convince people to vote for Putin . and its European allies to reconsider their beliefs about Russia's intentions. In some ways, this resembles the Cold War, but it is a much more dynamic confrontation. [Full Article...]


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