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Israeli 'apartheid' dominates Palestinians, new United Nations report says

Israeli 'apartheid' dominates Palestinians, new United Nations report says Haley has accused the United Nations of being biased against Israel and has vowed as President Donald Trump's envoy to staunchly defend Israel at the world body. "This report concludes that Israel has established an apartheid regime that dominates the Palestinian people as a whole". "This afternoon I will meet again with President Trump's envoy, Jason Greenblatt", Netanyahu told ministers at... [Full Article...]

Trump on Travel Ban Ruling: 'Go Back to the First One'

Trump on Travel Ban Ruling: 'Go Back to the First One' A group of USA states run by Democrats on Monday stepped up the pressure in federal court for the suspension of Republican President Donald Trump's amended travel ban, if possible before it takes effect Thursday. Furthermore, Watson concluded that President Trump and his aide's past comments on Islam "betray the Executive Order's stated secular objective", citing several instances over the pas... [Full Article...]

Amtrak train blasts passengers with snow from tracks in NY

Amtrak train blasts passengers with snow from tracks in NY Facebook user Craig Oleszewski posted a video of the same incident recorded from a different angle. Travellers are shown patiently waiting on the platform, blissfully unaware of what is about to happen as the Amtrak train comes to a stop. [Full Article...]

Paul Ryan is exhausted of taking the blame for Trumpcare

The Congressional Budget Office has not yet released its estimate, but on last week the Brookings Institution put the number likely to become uninsured at 15 million. Mulvaney stressed that the new plan is about care rather than coverage. The thing is, people on Obamacare already have the same healthcare as Congress. [Full Article...]

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar to prove majority today

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar to prove majority today The party later also alleged BJP of using "money power" to cobble a coalition and petitioned the Supreme Court to stall the swearing-in of Parrikar. In Manipur it won 21 against Congress' 28 and in Goa, BJP won 13 compared to Congress' 17. Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday broke his silence on the Congress's crushing defeat in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand assembly elections, but did not take any responsibi... [Full Article...]

NCAA berth gives North Dakota chance to promote new brand

NCAA berth gives North Dakota chance to promote new brand Instead of using inexperience as an excuse, Arizona made youth its ally. Like North Dakota basketball has never been this great. Just like Arizona did in '97, Michigan State - with its own irrepressible standout named Miles and a true freshman point guard - will begin the '17 NCAA Tournament as a 19-win team determined to prove that youth isn't necessarily wasted on the young. [Full Article...]

Board exams: Flowers, chocolates welcome students on Day 1

Board exams: Flowers, chocolates welcome students on Day 1 The UP 10th Class Examinations start from 16th March, i.e., with the Hindi paper first and continues until 1st April 2017. As per the reports, more than 60 lakh students are appearing for the UP board exams in the state this year. The total number of students appeared for this year examination has fallen short by 63,882 as compared to previous years. Class 10 and Class 12 exams will start fr... [Full Article...]

Thanks Obama. Former President picks UVA over UNCW Thursday

Thanks Obama. Former President picks UVA over UNCW Thursday Obama, like the majority of the public, is predicting UConn to come out on top. Had he stuck strictly to the plan past year in the men's tournament, he might have avoided picking No. Now golfing in Hawaii, Obama revealed his picks on Wednesday (March 15) via a tweet from The Obama Foundation. Remember, these are for entertainment purposes only! Obama released his NCAA picks Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Trump envoy meets Netanyahu in Israel

Trump envoy meets Netanyahu in Israel The study concluded that "available evidence established beyond a reasonable doubt that Israel is guilty of policies and practices that constitute the crime of apartheid ". Netanyahu is under huge pressure from the right flank in his coalition, including his coalition partner and rival Naftali Bennett, leader of the ultranationalist Jewish Home party. [Full Article...]

Paris International Monetary Fund explosion: One injured in blast after envelope opened

Paris International Monetary Fund explosion: One injured in blast after envelope opened The incident comes a day after an explosive package was found at the offices of Germany's finance minister. He said the employee suffered head and hand injuries and was receiving medical treatment. The discovery of the bomb on 15 March came one day before finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble was due to host his USA counterpart Steven Mnuchin for talks, the AFP reported. [Full Article...]

Tillerson says State Department spending 'simply not sustainable'

Tillerson says State Department spending 'simply not sustainable' Tillerson's comments appeared to address concerns from China, which has long held that North Korea pursued nuclear weapons out of fear that the USA wanted to topple the regime established by Kim Jong Un's grandfather after the Second World War. [Full Article...]

Eurostar reports strong start to 2017

Eurostar reports strong start to 2017 The channel tunnel train service Eurostar said it made an operating loss of 28m euros (£25m, $30m) in 2016 following a drop in passenger numbers. Sales revenues for the first 10 weeks of the year are up by 12% and it said the markets outside Europe are performing well. [Full Article...]

Queen could give royal assent to Article 50 today

Queen could give royal assent to Article 50 today She added: "We remain on track with the timetable I set out six months ago, and I will return to this House before the end of this month to notify when I have formally triggered Article 50 and begun the process through which the United Kingdom will leave the European Union". [Full Article...]

Aitor Karanka: Middlesbrough sack Spaniard

Aitor Karanka: Middlesbrough sack Spaniard Boro have slipped into the relegation zone after struggling to find the net in 2017 - no Premier League side has scored fewer than their 19 goals in 27 games, a tally five lower than Sunderland. According to reports, if Karanka does not end Middlesbrough's winless run on Sunday then he could be sacked with club chairman Steve Gibson set to carry out a review of his position during the upcoming wor... [Full Article...]

Suspected gang members arrested by ALERT in Red Deer

Suspected gang members arrested by ALERT in Red Deer Two homes in Red Deer were searched and a number of firearms and drugs were seized. Two women, both in their 20s, were also taken into custody. 37 year old Kim Proctor faces 10 counts, while 36 year old Steven Herman faces four. "Red Deer is a safe City and Red Deer is full of tremendous citizens who are engaged and wishing to make their community safe", said Supt. Coles added police also be... [Full Article...]

China c.bank raises interest rate on SLF loans

China c.bank raises interest rate on SLF loans The increase came after the People's Bank of China raised rates on reverse repos and medium-term lending facility (MLF) loans earlier on Thursday, in what economists said was a bid to stave off capital outflows and keep the yuan currency stable after USA rates were hiked overnight. [Full Article...]

China, Saudi Arabia agree to boost ties in diverse sectors

China, Saudi Arabia agree to boost ties in diverse sectors Chinese President Xi Jinping told Salman his visit showed the importance he attached to relations with China. The Prime Minister said the Saudi Arabian King had chosen Malaysia as the first nation to visit in his official capacity following his ascension to the throne. [Full Article...]

NEW "Come from Away" Shows New York Canada at its Best: Trudeau

NEW Written by Canadians David Hein and Irene Sankoff, Come From Away tells the stories of the almost 7,000 grounded travellers after September 11, 2001 who landed in Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador, and the town's people who helped them. He says when you get knocked off your path in life and hit hard times, that's when you turn and lean on your friends. "There is no relationship quite like the ... [Full Article...]

Amtrak Modifies Schedule, Suspends Trains in DC, Northeast

Amtrak Modifies Schedule, Suspends Trains in DC, Northeast Due to changing weather conditions, the Northeast Regional service between New York City and Boston and the Empire Service between New York City and Albany, are suspended until further notice. Some long-distance trains that travel along the Northeast Corridor might also be affected. Amtrak suggested that passengers allow extra time to get to the station and cautioned that platforms and stair... [Full Article...]

Geelani, Mirwaiz, Malik arrested, not allowed to address joint presser

Geelani, Mirwaiz, Malik arrested, not allowed to address joint presser In both the cases, under the Foreign Exchange Management Act, most of the documents were purportedly damaged in the 2014 floods in Jammu and Kashmir. The Enforcement Directorate had registered a case under FEMA against Malik and asked him to appear before its officials on March 28 in Srinagar, the sources said. [Full Article...]


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