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Sierra Leone court upholds injunction to delay election run-off

Sierra Leone court upholds injunction to delay election run-off Reuters reported that the member, Ibrahim Sorie Koroma, filed for the injunction on Thursday, saying there was evidence of electoral fraud that needed to be investigated before the poll could go ahead. Ikechukwu Eze said Dr. Jonathan also led EISA to the first round of the elections on 7 March, 2018, in which none of the candidates polled 55% of votes required to win a first round ballot. [Full Article...]

Heavy security for Pondy assembly to obstruct entry of nominated members

Heavy security for Pondy assembly to obstruct entry of nominated members The Speaker's communication to the three members was a reply to their letters he and the Assembly Secretary had received on March 24 and 25 requesting them to comply with the March 22 high court order upholding their nominations . Parliamentary Secretary to Chief Minister K Lakshminarayanan had challenged the appointment of the three MLAs through a public interest litigation (PIL) petition. [Full Article...]

Cambridge Analytica Sent Foreign Workers To Work On US Election Campaigns

Cambridge Analytica Sent Foreign Workers To Work On US Election Campaigns As it has claimed before, Cambridge Analytica says it destroyed the mishandled Facebook data years ago. The search follows allegations by a whistleblower that the London firm used improperly obtained data on 50 million Facebook users to influence the 2016 USA presidential election. [Full Article...]

Army veteran in U.S. since age 8 deported after prison stint

Army veteran in U.S. since age 8 deported after prison stint Vicente Gonzalez, D-Texas, told the Rio Grande Guardian last year that he estimates the number of veterans deported in recent years is "about 1,400 - mostly to Mexico and Central America". Perez petitioned immigration officials to be granted citizenship retroactive to when he joined the military in 2001. Perez is one of many legal permanent residents who have served in the USA military, then h... [Full Article...]

Firefighter Michael Davidson, killed in Harlem Thursday, was a Molloy grad

Firefighter Michael Davidson, killed in Harlem Thursday, was a Molloy grad Cast and crew were shooting Motherless Brooklyn , a film set in 1950s NY, in the building, although it was said to be empty when the fire began. A raging fire gutted an unoccupied residential building in Harlem being used as a film set and left a New York City firefighter dead. [Full Article...]

4 detained in connection with mall fire in Russian Federation

4 detained in connection with mall fire in Russian Federation The Russian-language news site Meduza reported that Rossia-24 featured almost nonstop coverage from the Siberian mall, with its first report coming at 2 p.m., Moscow time, when casualties were first being reported. Some of the children trapped in the mall reportedly phoned their parents or contacted their friends on social media. The family was lucky to escape as other mall-goers notified them o... [Full Article...]

Ex-Catalan minister will fight extradition to Spain from Scotland-lawyer

Ex-Catalan minister will fight extradition to Spain from Scotland-lawyer Spain was plunged into its worst political crisis in four decades when Puigdemont's government flouted a court ban and held an ad-hoc referendum on independence for the northeastern region in October. Puigdemont and other Catalan separatists argue that their movement has been entirely peaceful. Several separatist leaders, including former Catalan vice president Oriol Junqueras, have been in cust... [Full Article...]

Kemerovo shopping centre fire: Teenagers set fire to foam cubes

Kemerovo shopping centre fire: Teenagers set fire to foam cubes Russia's Investigative Committee , which handles major crimes, said it was trying to bring in the mall's owner for questioning and wanted to detain a security guard who had turned off the fire alarm system after learning of the blaze. Ten people have been hospitalized. Russia's health minister, Veronika Skvortsova, flew to Kemerovo, a coal-producing region about 3,600 km (2,200 miles) east of... [Full Article...]

Bhima Koregaon violence: Prakash Ambedkar meets Fadnavis, seeks action against Sambhaji Bhide

Bhima Koregaon violence: Prakash Ambedkar meets Fadnavis, seeks action against Sambhaji Bhide Bhide is accused of instigating the violence against Dalits during the 200th anniversary celebrations of the Bhima-Koregaon battle in January. "Protesters can protest at Azad Maidan but they are not allowed to take out rally from Rani Bagh to Azad Maidan", said DCP Deepak Deoraj, spokesperson of the Mumbai Police. [Full Article...]

Missing Trailer Starring Tabu, Manoj Bajpayee and Annu Kapoor

Missing Trailer Starring Tabu, Manoj Bajpayee and Annu Kapoor That's why I am led to new directors. John Abraham took to Twitter to release the trailer for the upcoming film, " Missing ." starring, Tabu and Manoj Bajpayee. I never knew it was so hard to promote a suspense film. Manoj confesses preparing an trailer was a killer. I can't tell you anything about my character because I may give away the plot. [Full Article...]

Pulse nightclub terrorist's father was informant for 11 years

Pulse nightclub terrorist's father was informant for 11 years Martin, along with law enforcement, later interviewed the younger Mateen three times at his apartment. Mateen admitted making the comments, but said he did so because he felt harassed at work. According to Salman's attorneys, prosecutors informed the defense over the weekend that the elder Mateen was an informant, which sent the defense scrambling to say the move was unconstitutional since prose... [Full Article...]

BC's electricity use increases 0.2 per cent during Earth Hour 2018

BC's electricity use increases 0.2 per cent during Earth Hour 2018 BC Hydro says in 2018, electricity use in the Lower Mainland increased Saturday night between 8:30 and 9:30 p.m.by 0.5 per cent. "Last year we saw maybe a two per cent drop when previously it was as much as 15 per cent but what that is telling us is that people aren't just doing this during one hour, they have embraced it and are doing it all year round", she said. [Full Article...]

China promises to address trade deficit issue with India

China promises to address trade deficit issue with India Asked about Bambawale's comments that the 3,488-km long Line of Actual Control (LAC) should be demarcated and delineated, Hua said, China's position is clear and consistent. On India's concerns about China's Belt and Road project, Bambawale said if the initiative meets the norms of an worldwide programme then New Delhi has no problem. [Full Article...]

Driver dies after rollover crash in Beloit

Driver dies after rollover crash in Beloit In his report, Hintz says Tableman died from blunt force injury to the neck from the crash. A second teen died as a result of a single-vehicle rollover crash in Tustin that injured others in the auto, authorities said Monday. on Willowbrook Road north of State Line Road, Beloit police said. Speed might have been a factor in the crash, Wright said on Friday. Deputies said the truck went down ... [Full Article...]

Russia Fire: Dozens die in Kemerovo shopping mall fire

Russia Fire: Dozens die in Kemerovo shopping mall fire Witnesses told local media that many children who were watching kids' movies in the mall's cinema were killed. "I was shouting into the phone, telling her to get out but there was nothing I could do - the fire was in front of me", he said. [Full Article...]

Austin officer shot, 1 injured during deadly standoff

Austin officer shot, 1 injured during deadly standoff One officer was hit in the arm. When the officers tried the second unit, there was no answer. The second officer hurt his hand and knee while running for safety. Medics declared the suspect deceased at 2:10 a.m. The officer who suffered a gunshot wound has been with the department for five years. "They knocked, and then as the officers were leaving, shots were fired from inside the residence, ... [Full Article...]

From Russian Spy Poisoning To Diplomatic Escalation

From Russian Spy Poisoning To Diplomatic Escalation The consulate was also ordered to close. Germany , Poland and France each planned to remove four, the Czech Republic three and Italy two. "This was a reckless attempt by the government to murder a British citizens and his daughter on British soil with a nerve agent ", said a senior administration official, who was only authorized to discuss the actions on the condition of anonymity. [Full Article...]

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un 'makes surprise visit to China'

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un 'makes surprise visit to China' It is claimed the green and yellow 21-car train is similar to the one used by Kim's father Kim Jong-il during his visit to Beijing before his death in 2011. Visitors look towards the North Korean village of Gaepung-Gun from the Odusan Unification Observatory near the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) in Paju, South Korea, on Wednesday, March 7, 2018. [Full Article...]

Russell Simmons is being sued for $10 million over rape allegations

Russell Simmons is being sued for $10 million over rape allegations The woman, who goes by Jane Doe in the legal documents, filed the lawsuit earlier today (March 23), but did not specify when the alleged incident between her and Simmons took place. She claims that she brought her elementary school-aged son to a concert when the 60-year-old spotted her and offered a backstage visit with the headliner for the woman and her son. [Full Article...]

Steve Smith steps down as Rajasthan Royals captain — Twitter Reactions

However, a day after Smith stepped down temporarily from his post as Australia captain, the Indian franchise also announced that he had resigned so that the team can get ready without "ongoing distractions". Ranjit Barthakur, Executive Chairman, Rajasthan Royals , said, Ajinkya Rahane has stepped up as a leader whenever he has been given the opportunity, be it for Team India or at Rajasthan Ro... [Full Article...]


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