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Indian Architect Wins Pritzker Prize

Indian Architect Wins Pritzker Prize He oversaw the urban planning for Chandigarh city and also worked on Mill Owner's Association Building and Shodhan House in Ahmedabad. A citation accompanying the award reads: "The Pritzker Prize jury recognizes Doshi's exceptional architecture as reflected in over a hundred buildings he has realised, his commitment and his dedication to his country and the communities he has served, his influ... [Full Article...]

Students may stage walkout to protest gun violence

The number 17 refers to the 14 students and three adults killed last month in a shooting rampage at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla . Beginning at 9:55 a.m., if students have written permission, they may leave study hall or the commons area. Such agreements have eventually led to gangs using students to do their crimes because the students wouldn't be arrested. [Full Article...]

Brooklyn or Bust: Your Guide to the 2018 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament

Brooklyn or Bust: Your Guide to the 2018 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament Fifth-seeded NC State (21-10, 11-7), No. 6 North Carolina (22-9, 11-7), No. 7 Virginia Tech (21-10, 10-8), No. 8 Florida State (20-10, 9-9) and No. No. 14 Wake Forest , ESPNU, 7 p.m. Thursday, March 8 No. 1 Virginia vs. FSU/Louisville 12 p.m. In addition to the mascot visits, the ACC worked with its partners to select an individual who is persevering through a challenge and off... [Full Article...]

China to boost military spending by 8 percent

China to boost military spending by 8 percent That has prompted concern China's sliding toward one-man rule will erode efforts to make government and economic regulation more stable and predictable. Li promised progress on an array of politically challenging plans, including the restructuring or bankruptcy of "zombie enterprises", money-losing but politically favoured companies that are kept afloat by loans from government banks. [Full Article...]

Federal Court Rejects Govt. Request To Stop Young Activists' Climate Change Lawsuit

Federal Court Rejects Govt. Request To Stop Young Activists' Climate Change Lawsuit Government officials have known for decades that oil, coal and other fossil fuels emit carbon dioxide that heats the atmosphere, but have promoted mining and use of those fuels while temperatures reach historic levels, said the suit, which has drawn support from numerous environmental groups. [Full Article...]

Media baron Soumya Ranjan Patnaik joins BJD

Media baron Soumya Ranjan Patnaik joins BJD Mr. Soumya Ranjan Patnaik's joining the BJD comes close on the heels of suspension of Kendrapara MP Baijayant Panda from the primary membership of the BJD. He had later quit the BJP and was elected to the Lok Sabha from the Bhubaneswar Lok Sabha constituency in 1996 on a Congress ticket. He even tried to give it a sort of Biju Patnaik touch by claiming that 23 years ago he had been invited by ... [Full Article...]

USA special counsel probes Seychelles meeting with Russian

USA special counsel probes Seychelles meeting with Russian Nader's cooperation with the special counsel was first reported by The New York Times . Nader attended a December 2016 meeting in NY between Emirati officials and members of Trump's inner circle, and another in January 2017 in the Seychelles islands between the Emiratis and Erik Prince , a Trump associate. [Full Article...]

Parsons Green attack: teenager 'bought bomb ingredients on Amazon'

Parsons Green attack: teenager 'bought bomb ingredients on Amazon' The Parsons Green Tube bomber had the chemicals used in the explosive device delivered to a friend's address in Thornton Heath, a court heard . He denies the charges. Ms Morgan said: "He never meant to be injured by the device himself". Around 2.2kg of shrapnel made up of sockets, screws, bolts, nails, knives and screwdrivers which were in the bucket, but not in the container. [Full Article...]

Tubby downplays talk of Penny and his future with the Tigers

Tubby downplays talk of Penny and his future with the Tigers Maybe he could have Lil' Penny provide coaching tips on boxing out, as well. The hope is that Hardaway would be able to lure top recruits to play for Memphis , including some of the top-ranked players that he now coaches at East High School and on the Team Penny AAU squad. [Full Article...]

Frenemies: Opec finds U.S. shale oil output an intractable problem

Frenemies: Opec finds U.S. shale oil output an intractable problem The group and allies agreed past year to cut combined output by about 1.8 million barrels per day to drain a global oil glut. President Trump announced his administration's decision to expand new territories for American oil exploration earlier this year, opening 26 previously banned locations to energy businesses seeking to exploit under-utilized areas in the Arctic, Pacific, and Atlantic Ocean... [Full Article...]

Downstate US Steel plant to restart after tariff announcement

Downstate US Steel plant to restart after tariff announcement The steelmaker hopes to ramp up the operation in IL over a four-month period. "Through our operations and our shared joint ventures (in Minnesota) we have iron ore pellet production capability that exceeds our steelmaking capability in the U.S.", said Meghan Cox, U.S. [Full Article...]

Saudi Crown Prince gets royal treatment in UK

Saudi Crown Prince gets royal treatment in UK The three-day visit, as well as a trip to the United States later this month, could also shape Saudi Arabia's decision on where to list oil giant Aramco at a time when sources say the chances of London and NY hosting the IPO appear to be receding. [Full Article...]

Expert reviews bone measurements and says they're likely Amelia Earhart's remains

Expert reviews bone measurements and says they're likely Amelia Earhart's remains It's authored by Richard Jantz , a professor emeritus in the department of anthropology at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, and he returns to the original measurements of the bones to argue that they did once belong to a woman. "We were able to compare the three bone lengths from Nikumaroro island to Amelia Earhart ". Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic O... [Full Article...]

May and Hammond to meet European bosses for Brexit talks

Tusk suggested a Canada-style free trade deal was the only one on the cards, which would be likely not to include comprehensive coverage of services. In a rebuff to Britain, the EU's draft guidelines for a trade deal released on Wednesday will only offer financial services firms in London a limited ability to sell many of their services to European companies. [Full Article...]

Florida lawmakers pass gun-school safety bill 3 weeks after massacre

The Broward County Teachers Union tweeted, "Kudos to [Superintendent Robert] Runcie & Board Members [Rosalind] Osgood & [Abby] Freedman for talking to MSD students after Betsy DeVos visited, but didn't have time for them". It also establishes the Marshal program, which would allow school personnel to receive law enforcement training and carry a concealed weapon on campus. [Full Article...]

Trump says Russian Federation had 'no impact' on 2016 election votes

Trump says Russian Federation had 'no impact' on 2016 election votes Moscow's hopes for better ties with Washington have been dashed by allegations of collusion between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation. "We're doing a very deep study and coming up with some very strong suggestions on the '18 election". [Full Article...]

Diamond Platinumz to produce Federation Internationale de Football Association 2018 World Cup theme song

Diamond Platinumz to produce Federation Internationale de Football Association 2018 World Cup theme song However, no cash reward was announced for the CHAN Eagles that won silver in Morocco, they only shook hands with the President and took group photograph with him in a ceremony that lasted few minutes. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Minister of Sports Solomon Dalung, President of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, FIFA representative France Christian Karembeu, President Coca-Cola West Afric... [Full Article...]

Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (SQM)

Winham increased its stake in Sociedad Quimica Minera De C ( SQM ) by 29.51% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The hedge fund run by Christopher A. It also increased its holding in Expedia Inc Del (NASDAQ:EXPE) by 41,500 shares in the quarter, for a total of 46,500 shares, and has risen its stake in Nationstar Mtg Hldgs Inc (NYSE:NSM). [Full Article...]

Wounded Parkland student plans to sue school district and sheriff's office

Wounded Parkland student plans to sue school district and sheriff's office Democrats want to ban weapons such as the AR-15 assault-style rifle, which was used to kill 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on February 14. They say they don't want to do it. Rene Garcia , was one of just two Republicans who has sided with Democrats in trying to get an assault weapons ban and some other gun control measures put into the bill. [Full Article...]

Nikolas Cruz formally charged with 17 counts of murder

Nikolas Cruz formally charged with 17 counts of murder Cruz is being held in solitary confinement and has been described as co-operative, although police say he avoids eye contact and "often sits with a blank stare". "They are snippets observations from corrections officers and are not clinical impressions made by his treating psychologist or psychiatrist at the jail", Gordon Weekes, the suspect's public defender, said in a statement obtained Tuesda... [Full Article...]


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