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Court could act tonight on Trump travel ban

Watson entered the order just before 7:00 PM on Wednesday night. Hawaii is one of several states in the 9th Circuit's jurisdiction. "We'll just wait to see what happens". But other problems remained. The U.S. Court of Appeals in San Francisco didn't decide whether the original order illegally discriminated against Muslims, though it said the states had raised "serious allegations" and present... [Full Article...]

Trump Nominates Boeing Executive Shanahan as US Deputy Secretary of Defense

Trump Nominates Boeing Executive Shanahan as US Deputy Secretary of Defense Shanahan is senior vice president, Supply Chain & Operations at the Boeing Company, where he is responsible for oversight of the company's manufacturing operations and supplier management functions". Before that, he had several jobs at the Defense Department, including principal deputy assistant secretary of defense for global security policy, and was a professional staff member for the House Arme... [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton is Reportedly Considering Running for Mayor of NY

Hillary Clinton is Reportedly Considering Running for Mayor of NY Clinton also told the close circle to measure "the level of interest and support" to a potential Clinton candidacy. Our source made it clear ... judging from the meeting, so far it's just talk. In January, the poll showed that residents of NY don't especially welcome the idea of Clinton as a mayor ( Bill De Blasio is so handsome, of course!), and the statistics reported that ex-State Secretary wa... [Full Article...]

Police find young girl living alone with dead mother

Police find young girl living alone with dead mother They called her survival "remarkable". It wasn't clear how long the toddler had been living with her dead mother, but police say it was "definitely more than a couple of days". Her 37-year-old mother was found dead. "(The television) was really loud and the baby would scream and cry while it was blasting and then she would stop but the TV would still be blasting", she said. [Full Article...]

Germany says no future 'free pass' for Turkish politicians

The situation between the two nations deteriorated further as authorities of several German cities banned Ankara's campaign rallies ahead of a crucial vote on the constitutional reform on bolstering the president's powers in Turkey. "That's not in our interests". Altmaier said global law allowed all countries, including Germany, to ban the entry of foreign government officials, although this occ... [Full Article...]

"Is this why I got you transferred here?" Azam Khan scolds SDM

The infuriated leader had allegedly lashed out at the sub-divisional magistrate, who went by the rules and had not allowed the former minister's auto into the counting centre. Reports say that the officer is yet to register a complaint. "Till the new government is not formed, I'll be a minister and will do an inspection then". [Full Article...]

Amanda Todd's alleged tormentor to learn fate in European trial tomorrow

Amanda Todd's alleged tormentor to learn fate in European trial tomorrow On Thursday, the 38-year-old, who was identified only as Aydin C., was convicted of fraud and blackmail via the internet. A man who was allegedly heavily involved in the online abuse of Amanda Todd has been sentenced to almost 11 years in prison by a dutch court. [Full Article...]

Beauty And The Beast Actor Responds To The LeFou Controversy

Beauty And The Beast Actor Responds To The LeFou Controversy Ewan McGregor thinks people who dislike a gay character being in the upcoming Beauty and the Beast live adaptation should get with the times. "If I can't sit through a movie with God or Jesus sitting by me then we have no business showing it", the theater wrote in a since-deleted Facebook post. [Full Article...]

MA coast prepares for possible flooding during major winter storm

MA coast prepares for possible flooding during major winter storm In places like Plymouth, 4-7 inches of heavy, wet snow is expected to fall during the major winter storm bearing down on the area. Forget yesterday's news. The storm, coming days before the official start of spring, closed schools, business and led to hundreds of flights being canceled at Logan International Airport. [Full Article...]

Somali force and pirates aboard hijacked vessel exchange fire

Somali force and pirates aboard hijacked vessel exchange fire The incident raised fears that hostages could have been hurt in the crossfire. Puntland authorities have not issues an official statement, but sources confirmed preparations were underway to engage the pirates by force if they did not release the tanker and their hostages. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Proposes Eliminating National Endowment for the Arts

Donald Trump Proposes Eliminating National Endowment for the Arts Staff members reacted in a professional manner, with a mixture of sadness and some surprise but no visible anger, one of the officials said. Ms. Chu said she called the meeting because she did not want the staff to learn about the proposals from media reports . [Full Article...]

Woman celebrating 21st birthday killed in gruesome auto crash

Woman celebrating 21st birthday killed in gruesome auto crash He and the driver were taken to Bellevue Hospital with minor injuries, they said. All Brooklyn bound lanes were closed after the accident took place. The driver is expected to be charged. Video of the aftermath shows a half of the auto rolled into a crumpled ball of metal on a snowy patch of the roadway. [Full Article...]

PM Modi congratulates Parrikar as he takes charge of Goa

Among the allies who took oath along with Parrikar are Ramakrishna alias Sudin Dhavalikar and Manohar Asgaonkar (both MGP), Vijai Sardesai, Jayesh Salgaoncar and Vinod Palyekar (all GFP), and Independents Rohan Khaunte and Govind Gawade. India's top court today (March 14) allowed Parrikar to be sworn in as the chief minister but asked him to undergo a floor test to prove the numbers. [Full Article...]

Steve Smith and Wriddhiman Saha's tangle leaves everyone in splits

On a day when Australia struggled to come to terms with the Ranchi track, the Australian skipper led from the front once again scoring his sixth Test century against India in just 227 balls. The ongoing India vs Australia Border-Gavaskar trophy has been full of sledging, controversies and on-field altercations, but this particular instance during the opening day of the third Test in Ranchi cau... [Full Article...]

Congress moves SC challenging Parrikar's appointment as Goa CM

Congress moves SC challenging Parrikar's appointment as Goa CM Further, the advocate said it was wrong on the part of the Governor to invite the BJP-led alliance for government formation as there was no pre-poll alliance. In the 40-member House, the Congress has 17 MLAs, followed by the BJP with 13, the MGP (3), the GFP (3), the NCP (1) and Independents (3). Right from the start of campaigning, the BJP had sent across a subtle message that if it wins, the g... [Full Article...]

Theresa May questions European court religious symbol ban

Theresa May questions European court religious symbol ban If the Irish courts are asked to rule on which European court's standards - those of the ECJ or the ECHR - prevail in our law if their respective jurisprudences conflict, the answer is unclear. John Dalhuisen, director of Amnesty International's Europe and Central Asia department, said: "Today's disappointing rulings by the European Court of Justice give greater leeway to employers to discrimi... [Full Article...]

Dutch elections: your guide to timings

Dutch elections: your guide to timings Voters select parties, not individual candidates, and seats are awarded according to percentage of the total popular vote. The other big change in this election was the collapse of the Labor party which had previously been a major partner in Rutte's government. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court orders floor test in Goa assembly

Supreme Court orders floor test in Goa assembly Parrikar has claimed the support of 13 MLAs of the BJP, three MLAs of Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP), three MLAs of Goa Forward Party (GFP) and two independent MLAs, thus having a total of 21 MLAs in the 40-member Assembly. "As these MLAs made their way into the Raj Bhawan, several protestors holding placards that read "Go Back to Delhi Mr Parrikar you lost in Goa", "Down With Horse Trading"... [Full Article...]

Headphones Exploding During Flight Badly Burnt Australian Woman's Face

Headphones Exploding During Flight Badly Burnt Australian Woman's Face She threw the headphones on the floor, where they were sparking. About two hours into her flight while she was sleeping, she said she heard an explosion. The concern however, is lithium-ion batteries are common in many wireless headphones. "As the range of products using batteries grows, the potential for in-flight issues increases", the ATSB said. [Full Article...]

McCain: If GOP 'Blows' ObamaCare Replacement, It Helps Dems in 2018

McCain: If GOP 'Blows' ObamaCare Replacement, It Helps Dems in 2018 CBO also projects that the bill would reduce the federal deficit by $337 billion over the next ten years. The real reason, however, is that the AHCA will make coverage so expensive for old, low-income people that they'll be priced out of the market altogether. [Full Article...]


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