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Scotland confident of ending Six Nations drought in Dublin

Scotland confident of ending Six Nations drought in Dublin Ireland fought back bravely, but the damage had been done. "But look, we're going to go into this weekend with the same approach that we did against England ". Scotland's away record in the Six Nations is grim reading. "Playing games away from home always adds to that challenge but we will concentrate on pushing ourselves and controlling what we can". [Full Article...]

Winter Storm Quinn Threatens More Than a Foot of Snow

Winter Storm Quinn Threatens More Than a Foot of Snow He says that's down from 350,000 at the height of the outages. The storm hit while thousands of residents remained in the dark from the " bomb cyclone " that blew through last week. "Heavy snow will begin to wind down in New York City, but parts of New England will continue to be hammered through the overnight hours", said CNN meteorologist Taylor Ward. [Full Article...]

Florida Gov. Rick Scott won't say whether he will sign gun bill

Florida Gov. Rick Scott won't say whether he will sign gun bill Six weeks before the shooting , Lewis said, James Snead had asked Douglas officials if Cruz, who had been expelled, could re-enroll. Andrew Pollack, who lost his daughter Meadow in the massacre, said: " More needs to be done, and it's important for the country to be united in the same way the 17 families united in support of this bill ". [Full Article...]

US, Australia working quickly on a 'security agreement' to avoid 232 tariffs

US, Australia working quickly on a 'security agreement' to avoid 232 tariffs Australian Industry Group chief executive Innes Willox said the tariff announcement by US President Donald Trump was disappointing, but that Australia could yet secure an exemption despite not being immediately granted one. "Thank you for confirming new tariffs won't have to be imposed on Australian steel & aluminium - good for jobs in Australia and in USA!" For her part, Minister Bishop insis... [Full Article...]

Mother Ripped Away from Children On The Street By Border Patrol

Mother Ripped Away from Children On The Street By Border Patrol Immigration authorities arrested Morales-Luna, who is in the country illegally, as part of a "targeted operation", according to a CBP statement . Video of the woman being pulled from her daughters on March 3 in National City, a San Diego suburb, drew almost 10 million views on Facebook by Friday afternoon. [Full Article...]

13 rebels leave Syria's Eastern Ghouta

13 rebels leave Syria's Eastern Ghouta But renewed bombardment near the main town of Douma soon threatened the joint ICRC, Syrian Arab Red Crescent and United Nations convoy. According to estimates, the new welfare load will benefit about 12,000 people, stated Sana News Agency. Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman said talks were underway between regime representatives and local figures to organise the evacuation of civilians or fighters... [Full Article...]

Virginia Cavaliers cruise past Louisville in ACC quarterfinals

Virginia Cavaliers cruise past Louisville in ACC quarterfinals In other Pacific-12 Tournament games Thursday, Aaron Holiday had 34 points, 8 assists and 7 rebounds, lifting UCLA to an 88-77 victory over Stanford in the quarterfinals. Just a week ago, Virginia edged out Louisville with a 67-66 come-from-behind win. "It's going to be hard tomorrow", Brownell said. They'll play 19th-ranked and fourth-seeded Clemson in the first semifinal tonight in Bro... [Full Article...]

Florida Senate rejects ban on assault weapons, votes to arm teachers

Florida Senate rejects ban on assault weapons, votes to arm teachers Scott has made no secret that he opposes any plan to arm teachers, known as the "school marshall program" in both the Senate and House. The amendment to strip out guardian language failed on 42-71 vote after more than an hour of a debate. [Full Article...]

David Chase developing prequel to The Sopranos

David Chase developing prequel to The Sopranos Chase and Lawrence Konner , both of whom were behind the classic HBO TV series, wrote the screenplay for the piece. Chase will also produce and help hire a director for the project. The series, which won 21 Primetime Emmy Awards and five Golden Globe Awards, also starred Edie Falco , Steven Van Zandt, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Lorraine Bracco , Michael Imperioli , Steve Schirripa and Tony Sirico . [Full Article...]

Colin Firth Yep, My Wife Banged Alleged 'Stalker'

Colin Firth Yep, My Wife Banged Alleged 'Stalker' Brancaccia carried out a frightening campaign of harassment over several months, much of which is documented". "For obvious reasons, the Firths have never had any desire to make this matter public", the couple said in the statement to Us. [Full Article...]

Could this be Anthony Kennedy's last stand on the Supreme Court?

Could this be Anthony Kennedy's last stand on the Supreme Court? The New York Times reports most justices typically step down under presidents from the same political party as whomever appointed them, as "deciding when to step down from the court is not a judicial act". If Kennedy retires, Donald Trump would nearly assuredly nominate an ultraconservative jurist to replace him, and if such a justice were confirmed, it would give the court a conservative major... [Full Article...]

Saudi crown prince pledges to work for interfaith tolerance

Saudi crown prince pledges to work for interfaith tolerance On Thursday, UK and Saudi entities signed more than 18 economic agreements worth more than £1.5xbillion, covering education, pharmaceuticals and banking. Saudi Arabia and its Arab allies launched a war on Yemen in March 2015 to reinstall its former Riyadh-allied government. " Iran is playing a destructive and risky role in Yemen and destabilizing the region", British Foreign Secretary Boris J... [Full Article...]

Women's Day: Activism, Advocacy Of Women Bearing Fruit

Women's Day: Activism, Advocacy Of Women Bearing Fruit Grohnert said that there are enough qualified women for board positions. Songbird, Selmor Mtukudzi said female exclusion in the industry was rife and has seen women missing out on important gigs. "More women are doing paid work and in senior roles in the private sector, academia, politics and in worldwide organisations, including the United Nations ", he said. [Full Article...]

Trump readies tariff plan rollout, exempting Mexico, Canada

Trump readies tariff plan rollout, exempting Mexico, Canada The White House says Canada and Mexico could yet be spared from U.S. President Donald Trump's controversial steel and aluminum tariffs . The president's position will likely only be swayed by USA businesses and politicians, not foreign governments, by convincing him of the likely harm to the economy if Canada is not exempt, said Simard. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation flags diamond, platinum projects in Zimbabwe

Russian Federation flags diamond, platinum projects in Zimbabwe The accusations appear, despite not having the least proof of that, insisted the Russian minister referring to accusations made by Washington against Moscow of interfering in their domestic affairs and in the USA presidential elections of last November. [Full Article...]

Barack Obama, Netflix in negotiations for series

Barack Obama, Netflix in negotiations for series Former President Barack Obama is in talks with Netflix to produce original content for the online streaming service, The New York Times reported Thursday. He was the first guest to appear on David Letterman's new show , My Next Guest Needs no Introduction . Both Barack and Michelle are now writing their memoirs - for which they were reportedly paid over $60 million (£43.4m), while ... [Full Article...]

Check smoke, CO detectors when you spring clocks forward this weekend

Check smoke, CO detectors when you spring clocks forward this weekend Officials also recommend changing your smoke alarm batteries twice a year. March 10, residents will be setting their clocks ahead one hour before going to bed for the start of Daylight Saving Time at 2 a.m. Since you can not replace the lithium battery, replace the entire smoke alarm according to the alarm instruct ions. The instructions are included in the package or can be found on the interne... [Full Article...]

Fight To Extend PC Leadership Vote Heads To Court

Fight To Extend PC Leadership Vote Heads To Court The lawyer told CBC News he is not acting on behalf of any of the campaigns. "Christine doesn't believe, obviously, in democracy", said Ford. Ford says they've told him they can't vote, even though they've received their PIN from the party in the mail. [Full Article...]

Snow intensifies ahead of evening commute as storm hits US Northeast

Snow intensifies ahead of evening commute as storm hits US Northeast Still, the storm was less severe than last weekend's "bomb cyclone", which left at least six people dead . The second winter storm in a week will continue to dump wet, heavy snow on New England on Thursday , forcing schools to close and leaving hundreds of thousands without power as it promised to slow the morning commute across the region. [Full Article...]

White House Backs Away From Redlines In Gun Control Debate

White House Backs Away From Redlines In Gun Control Debate The whole thing prompted normally Trumpist Breitbart News to run a " Trump The Gun Grabber" headline, but that handwringing is too little, too late, and unlikely to further cool Trump's lukewarm approval ratings. Republicans have largely backed away from stricter gun limits, while Democrats emboldened by Trump's rhetoric are pushing for ambitious action, including expanded background checks and... [Full Article...]


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