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Judge: Powerball Winner Can Stay Anonymous

Judge: Powerball Winner Can Stay Anonymous She sued the New Hampshire Lottery Commission on January 29 for the right to remain anonymous when she claimed her windfall. Attorneys for the victor have said she plans to donate between $25 million to $50 million during her lifetime, beginning with donations of $150,000 to Girls Inc. [Full Article...]

IndiGo, GoAir asked to immediately ground 11 'faulty' aircraft

IndiGo, GoAir asked to immediately ground 11 'faulty' aircraft It and GoAir said they'd complied with the DGCA directive. He added that three were grounded last month after the EASA orders. "We have complied immediately", a GoAir spokesperson said. Under the Pratt plan, all defective components would be replaced by early June, requiring some planes to fly with one affected engine for nearly three more months. [Full Article...]

NASA suspends People's Assembly forums after unity talks

NASA suspends People's Assembly forums after unity talks Last Friday, President Kenyatta and Odinga surprised Kenyans including those close to them after their meeting at Harambee House where they resolved to set aside their political differences for the sake of national unity and urged Kenyans to move forward together as a united people. [Full Article...]

Married lawmaker resigns after reportedly making out with lobbyist

Married lawmaker resigns after reportedly making out with lobbyist The Senate Republic Caucus will meet on Wednesday to elect a new leader. Iowa Starting Line reports the video was provided by people who witnessed Dix's interactions with the lobbyist at the Waveland Tap bar on March 1st. Told GOP Gov. Kim Reynolds in a statement, 'I believe he made the right decision in stepping down ... The incident led to Senator Dix coming under scrutiny for his role... [Full Article...]

Canada's Trudeau tells metal workers 'we have your backs'

Canada's Trudeau tells metal workers 'we have your backs' Freeland said it was absurd to consider Canadian steel a national security threat and that "as far as Canada is concerned there is absolutely no connection" between the national security reasons cited for the steel tariffs and NAFTA. It is clear the U.S.is willing to risk ruffling a few feathers to achieve its goals - the Paris Agreement previous year being one example - but would a trade war ... [Full Article...]

BSP counts on SP-Cong-RLD support for win in RS polls

BSP counts on SP-Cong-RLD support for win in RS polls All candidates are required to file nominations by today (Monday, March 12). "Aren't there any people from Karnataka for BJP to choose from?" the Congress asked, in a social media campaign called 'Namage Mosa - BJP Cheats Karnataka'. So far, BJP has fielded three of its candidates while Shiv Sena-Congress-NCP fielded one candidate each. The BJP said the delay in filing of nomination by Rathw... [Full Article...]

Colombian elections fuel hope for a peaceful future

While all candidates advocate clamping down on corruption and investment in education and health, the two top pollers differ in their views on a peace deal with Marxist FARC rebels. Many Colombians will have voted strategically in the primaries, hoping to influence candidate selection for the presidential vote on May 27. After disbanding past year, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia... [Full Article...]

Ukrainian president, EU's top diplomat discuss situation in Donbas

Ukrainian president, EU's top diplomat discuss situation in Donbas But the International Monetary Fund said "it would not be able to support the draft law" that President Petro Poroshenko submitted to parliament and lawmakers approved on March 1. The 2015 Minsk peace accords - brokered between the leaders of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany - have failed to end fighting in eastern Ukraine that has killed 10,000 people and displaced hundreds of thousands more... [Full Article...]

Activists say President Trump not welcome at the border

Activists say President Trump not welcome at the border President Trump is set to visit California and one of his stops will be at the U.S. -Mexico border. "Well Mr. President, in California we are trying to fix that". Some residents in the San Diego and Los Angeles areas reportedly plan to protest Trump's visit. And the Golden State - the sixth largest economy in the world - is thriving. [Full Article...]

Buhari to query IGP Idris over Benue

Buhari to query IGP Idris over Benue President Muhammadu Buhari has admitted he is anxious by the spate of attacks in Benue state . Tor Tiv expressed dismay over responses of some service chiefs in the country on security issues, saying, people in such positions should be restrained in making statements that can trigger crises especially as it relates to security. [Full Article...]

Police say spike in overdoses contained following arrests

Police say spike in overdoses contained following arrests Police say in a release issued Sunday evening that they responded to at least six suspected overdose incidents on Saturday, and that two of the people involved, a man and a woman, had died. Haye said manslaughter charges are also being considered. Police began their investigation last month after complaints from people in the neighbourhood about drug trafficking. [Full Article...]

Threatening 'punish a Muslim' letter believed to have been posted in Sheffield

Threatening 'punish a Muslim' letter believed to have been posted in Sheffield One of the recipients, Riaz Ahmed , a Liberal Democrat councilor in Bradford , in West Yorkshire County , revealed how he felt when he got the letter at his work address. South Yorkshire Assistant Chief Constable Tim Forber said: " I can assure you that these documents are being taken extremely seriously and a thorough investigation into the circumstances is underway ". [Full Article...]

Russia successfully launched powerful new missile

Russia successfully launched powerful new missile The ministry described the launch as "normal". "The air staff has been trained in full scope day and night in various weather conditions", the ministry said . "Let me talk about the end state". According to Mattis, Russia is waging an "arms race with itself", reports The Washington Post. "I just assumed that all this will be expensive for the Russians", - said the head of the Pentagon. [Full Article...]

Netanyahu accused of 'fake crisis' to secure early elections

Netanyahu accused of 'fake crisis' to secure early elections However, polls suggest he could remain prime minister and his Likud party could win most of the seats in fresh elections despite police investigations into his affairs. However, the secularist right-wing partners object to such a bill, saying the ultra-Orthodox should "share the burden" of military service. Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman's party, Yisrael Beitanu, is expected to oppose this ... [Full Article...]

House Intel concludes Russian Federation probe interviews

House Intel concludes Russian Federation probe interviews The Journal notes that, based on interviews with multiple lawmakers and aides on both sides, Republicans and Democrats on the House panel are unlikely to come to a bipartisan conclusion on some of the central questions in the probe, including whether anyone from the Trump campaign worked with Russians to help tip the election in his favor. [Full Article...]

An economic nationalist bully in the White House takes on global trade

An economic nationalist bully in the White House takes on global trade But Chung reminded Trump that the inter-Korean summit will take place in April and suggested that he and Kim Jong-un meet once that's over. Overall, America buys more goods from overseas than foreigners buy from us, but dominates in service industries , like technology. [Full Article...]

Trump unleashed at raucous rally for embattled Pennsylvania Republican

Trump unleashed at raucous rally for embattled Pennsylvania Republican He added at another point: "I hate to put pressure on you, Rick". The latest Gallup polls show that just 55 per cent in the USA are in favor of the death penalty for murder - a decline from recent decades, but higher than the historic lows in the 1960s. [Full Article...]

Cong MLA flings headphone in Telangana Assembly, injures council head's eye

Cong MLA flings headphone in Telangana Assembly, injures council head's eye His cornea was reportedly damaged, and will be under observation till Tuesday. They tore off the Governor address copies and threw the pieces towards the chair. As soon as the Governor's speech is completed, Swamy Goud has been rushed to a private eye hospital upon CM KCR's advise. "We shall take appropriate action against the MLA and his colleagues for violating Assembly rules", he added. [Full Article...]

Thailand girds itself for Trump trade war

Thailand girds itself for Trump trade war Even with an exemption for Australia ("mates rates"), the reprieve will not be worth it if a Trump-induced global trade war breaks out. While it was not entirely clear whether the threat reflected actual U.S. "Working very quickly on a security agreement so we don't have to impose steel or aluminum tariffs on our ally, the great nation of Australia", Trump said. [Full Article...]

Syria war: Wounded 'to be evacuated from Eastern Ghouta' - rebels

Syria war: Wounded 'to be evacuated from Eastern Ghouta' - rebels The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based war monitor, put the total death toll in Syria's civil war since it erupted seven years ago at about 511,000 people. Jaysh al-Islam said the evacuations would take place in stages, but it did not say when they would begin. Such deals, in which the choice is usually to accept state rule or leave, have helped Assad's military claw back c... [Full Article...]


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