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Florida Senate passes restrictions on gun sales Florida Senate passes restrictions on gun sales
- March 10, 2018

The House's legislative session is scheduled to end on Friday. Gov. Rick Scott , who was in Puerto Rico at the time the Senate passed the bill Monday evening, has repeatedly said he does not want armed teachers in schools. "I want them to focus their energy on something that is achievable right now", Pollack said. The Florida Senate has agreed to advance a bill that would increase school safety and restrict gun purchases following a rare weekend session in the wake of last month's ... (more...)
Putin Praises Trump, Assails Sanctions, Vows To Defend 'Great Power' Russia Putin Praises Trump, Assails Sanctions, Vows To Defend 'Great Power' Russia
- March 10, 2018

Both Putin and Trump met during various worldwide summits previous year and Putin said that "I have no disappointment at all", When asked about meeting President Trump. He added with a smile: "But I liked doing that, it was my job for many years". Yanukovych was elected the president of Ukraine in 2010. He added that there is a little chance of Britain getting involved in what James described as a "shooting war" with Russian Federation, provided we "invest properly in defence ". (more...)
Bhim Rao Ambedkar's statue vandalised in Meerut Bhim Rao Ambedkar's statue vandalised in Meerut
- March 10, 2018

According to police sources here, some miscreants damaged a portion of the statue at Mawana Khurd village late on Tuesday night. Vandalisation of statues of ideological leaders and icons were first reported from Tripura soon after state assembly elections were announced. (more...)
Anthony Davis plays through injury, drops 41 in win against Clippers Anthony Davis plays through injury, drops 41 in win against Clippers
- March 10, 2018

Sampson isn't around every game due to his contract, so the Kings need someone to be a spark consistently. In February, Davis averaged 35 points, 13 rebounds, 2.5 steals and 2.2 blocks, ranking first, third, first and second in the National Basketball Association, respectively, to win Western Conference Player of the Month . (more...)
Brexit trade deal sans services would not be fair: Hammond Brexit trade deal sans services would not be fair: Hammond
- March 09, 2018

In a joint statement airport associations ACI Europe and the AOA welcomed the comments "This charts the way forward for the future aviation relationship and thus potentially reduces uncertainty for our sector", it says. "It would be an economic catastrophe if we allowed a border between ourselves and the rest of the U.K". "(But) No Member State is free to pick only those sectors of the Single Market it likes, nor to accept the role of the ECJ only when it suits their interest", he said. (more...)
BJP has 'demonetised' democracy: Rahul on Meghalaya govt formation BJP has 'demonetised' democracy: Rahul on Meghalaya govt formation
- March 09, 2018

A graduate in Entrepreneurial Management and Finance from the University of London, Conrad Sangma's electoral stint began in 2008 when he was elected to the state assembly and served one year as the finance minister in the Donkupar Roy-led- non Congress government. (more...)
11 countries sign historic free trade deal 11 countries sign historic free trade deal
- March 09, 2018

Trump has said he prefers country-to-country deals and is seeking to renegotiate several major trade agreements, including the North American Free Trade Agreement that includes the U.S., Mexico and Canada . The TTP-11, as the treaty is also known, has several detractors within civil society, but experts and government from all signing countries agree that it is one of the most audacious and beneficial deals reached in the world. (more...)
Daylight saving time starts this weekend Daylight saving time starts this weekend
- March 09, 2018

Opponents say ending daylight saving time would get rid of what many enjoy the most about it - extra time in the evening when it's still light outside. During Daylight Saving Time , the sun sets one hour later in the evenings, so the need to use electricity for household lighting and appliances is reduced. (more...)
Trump administration sues California over 'sanctuary' laws Trump administration sues California over 'sanctuary' laws
- March 08, 2018

Brown responded in a statement by calling the lawsuit a "political stunt". But U.S. District Judge Harry D. Leinenweber said the DOJ could require Byrne Memorial grant recipients to certify compliance with the federal immigration law at issue. (more...)
Trump 'admits' Russian Federation election meddling Trump 'admits' Russian Federation election meddling
- March 08, 2018

Trump's proposal has raised alarm about a potential trade war that could negatively impact American industry and jobs. Trump again said he believes Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 race, but he again said other countries or individuals also could have tried to interfere. (more...)
Robert Kuok stays 96th richest man in the world Robert Kuok stays 96th richest man in the world
- March 07, 2018

The magazine states the business tycoon's signature property, Trump Tower, fell in value by an estimated $US41 million ($52 million) a year ago, as a result of a rise in e-commerce. Since the beginning of the year, he has made billions more and is now worth an estimated $127 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index . (more...)
ISIS propaganda video raises questions about deadly mission in Niger ISIS propaganda video raises questions about deadly mission in Niger
- March 07, 2018

USA investigators now believe the soldiers got a tip on Chefou's whereabouts and made a decision to act on it, Pentagon officials told the AP. The men have few resources to fend off dozens of militants armed with machine guns and grenades. (more...)
China boosts defence spending amid military modernisation China boosts defence spending amid military modernisation
- March 07, 2018

The Spokesperson for first annual session of 13th NPC, Zhang Yesui said China's defense budget takes up a smaller share of its gross domestic product and national fiscal expenditure compared with other major countries. Erickson said China has the world's second largest defense budget after the United States, enabling it to achieve the largest and fastest shipbuilding expansion in modern history, the world's largest navy, coast guard and maritime militia by number of ships, and the world's ... (more...)
As anticipated, Steelers franchise Bell, leaving in doubt what happens next As anticipated, Steelers franchise Bell, leaving in doubt what happens next
- March 07, 2018

The franchise tag value for running backs is $11.866 million. As things now stand, the only guarantee he has is the $14.5 million now awaiting his signature. They already have paid Bell in a manner, via the franchise tag, that basically obliterates the standard for running backs . The Steelers had been hopeful since being eliminated from the 2017 playoffs they would be able to reach an agreement with Bell before the March 6 franchise tag-deadline. (more...)
Magnitude 6.0 aftershock hits Papua New Guinea Magnitude 6.0 aftershock hits Papua New Guinea
- March 06, 2018

The 7.5 natural disaster rocked the highlands region early February 26, triggering enormous aftershocks including a 6.0 magnitude quake Monday. Scores of people reportedly have been killed since a magnitude-7.5 quake rocked the nation on February 26th. (more...)
India's Ruling Party Emerges Stronger After Polls in Northeast India's Ruling Party Emerges Stronger After Polls in Northeast
- March 06, 2018

The communist movement in the country could not be written off because of an electoral setback. The CPI (M) was facing decimation for a second time in recent years, with dissension in its ranks and no young leadership emerging. Modi, addressing a youth convention in poll-bound Karnataka's Tumkur district, said the results in Tripura, where the BJP won 43 of the 59 seats, gave him "immense joy". (more...)
Kremlin rejects United States charge Russian Federation in breach of arms control treaties Kremlin rejects United States charge Russian Federation in breach of arms control treaties
- March 06, 2018

With ties between Russian Federation and the US roiled by allegations of Kremlin meddling in the 2016 USA presidential elections and deepening confrontation in Syria , the two powers risk a return to unbridled nuclear competition as the chances diminish of rescuing decades-old arms control agreements . (more...)
German SPD votes in favor of 'grand coalition' with Merkel German SPD votes in favor of 'grand coalition' with Merkel
- March 06, 2018

In a statement yesterday, Merkel said, "this is a good decision for the SPD and especially for our country". An anti-migrant party came in third in last year's election, upending Germany's traditional coalition calculus. In a nod to the "GroKo", as the grand right-left coalition is known in Germany, European Commission vice president Frans Timmermans wrote on Twitter: 'GroGO! To her right, Merkel, 63, also faces pressures from her own camp. (more...)
Man reportedly shoots himself outside White House Man reportedly shoots himself outside White House
- March 05, 2018

The incident affected pedestrian and vehicular traffic around the White House, the Secret Service said earlier on Twitter. The area where Burgess shot himself Saturday was crowded at the time during the height of the spring tourism season, the Washington Post reported . (more...)
Trump shows off his amusing side at annual dinner Trump shows off his amusing side at annual dinner
- March 05, 2018

Every president since 1885 has attended the annual dinner of the Gridiron Club and Foundation at least once. Since then, every U.S. president has managed to attend at least one of the events during the course of their term. And the only difference is I still own my buildings". Hours earlier he tweeted that the mainstream United States media had "gone insane". The President relishes attacking the press but his most searing quips targeted his administration and his family. (more...)