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Three arrested, charged in USA mosque bombing

Three arrested, charged in USA mosque bombing A complaint released by U.S. Attorney John Childress on Tuesday announced the arrests of 47-year-old Michael Hari , 29-year-old Michael McWhorter , and 22-year-old Joe Morris , all from Clarence, Illinois , "were responsible for the bombing of a mosque in Bloomington, Minnesota". [Full Article...]

Bangor University staff to remain on strike after pension deal rejected

Bangor University staff to remain on strike after pension deal rejected In the meantime, strike action will continue for the remainder of this week as the union begins making detailed preparations for 14 additional days of strikes over the assessment and exam period. The salary threshold would also have been reduced from £55,500 to £42,000, the accrual rate cut, and contributions raised for both employers and employees, among other reforms. [Full Article...]

BJP receives blow in UP, struggles in Bihar

BJP receives blow in UP, struggles in Bihar Bihar , where votes are being counted for one Lok Sabha constituency and two Lok Sabha seats, seems headed for a status quo. Counting of votes for the three seats in Bihar began amid tight security around 8 am today. The polling was held on Sunday for all three seats. Eyeing the big chunk of Dalit voters here, the Congress had got former Lok Sabha Speaker and Dalit leader Meira Kumar to campaign... [Full Article...]

The German Chancellor said what gifts were exchanged with Putin

The German Chancellor said what gifts were exchanged with Putin The leaders of Germany's conservative parties and Social Democrats (SPD) plan to sign their coalition government agreement on Monday, bringing an official end to almost half a year of political uncertainty. And she said she hopes for progress in implementing the long-troubled peace deal for Ukraine after this weekend's Russian presidential election. But after those talks collapsed spectacularly, b... [Full Article...]

Trump says watching courts before acting on gun age limits

Trump says watching courts before acting on gun age limits Instead, it directs the Justice Department "to provide technical assistance" to states interested in implementing extreme risk protection orders under which courts would have to approve the removal of guns from someone the state considers a safety risk. [Full Article...]

Iran invites Pakistan, China to join India in Chabahar port project

Iran invites Pakistan, China to join India in Chabahar port project Iran would not allow anybody to hurt Pakistan from its territory, much like Pakistan would not allow its soil to be used against Iran, he said, while delivering a lecture at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) yesterday, according to Dawn newspaper. [Full Article...]

Trump fires Secretary of State Tillerson, wanted cabinet reshuffle

Trump fires Secretary of State Tillerson, wanted cabinet reshuffle If confirmed by the Senate, Haspel will take up Pompeo's post . "It's all very Trumpian", said James Carafano of the conservative Heritage Foundation, who helped staff the State Department as a member of Trump's transition team. On Monday, the day before Tillerson's termination, a White House spokesperson criticized a reporter for indicating that there may have been a split between Trump and ... [Full Article...]

Trump wants Federal Bureau of Investigation tip line audit following FL school shooting

Trump wants Federal Bureau of Investigation tip line audit following FL school shooting Instead, the White House reiterated its support for improvements to the National Instant Criminal Background Check through the "Fix NICS" bill, which would penalize federal agencies that don't properly report required records and reward states that comply by providing them with federal grant preferences. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump fires US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

Donald Trump fires US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Following a day of talks with China's President Xi Jinping late previous year, Tillerson said United States officials were exploring channels of contact with Pyongyang amid sky-high tensions over North Korea's nuclear and missile tests. [Full Article...]

Baghdad ends air blockade of Kurdistan, Iraqi PM announces

Baghdad ends air blockade of Kurdistan, Iraqi PM announces The airports of Erbil and Sulaimaniyah would again be "open to worldwide flights", he said in a statement. "Local Kurdish authorities [have] accepted that central authorities retake control of the two airports", the statement said. It is not clear if the autonomous region will maintain its independent visa system after the blockade ends . The ban on global flights on the region's worldwide ai... [Full Article...]

$0.41 EPS Expected for Martin Midstream Partners LP (MMLP) This Quarter

The firm has "Hold" rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Thursday, September 7. They issued an "outperform" rating and a $35.00 price objective on the stock. Shell Midstream Partners had 26 analyst reports since July 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Martin Midstream Partners L.P. (NASDAQ:MMLP) has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, October 26 by Robert W. [Full Article...]

Bihar BYPOLL: Controversy over Gorakhpur counting process

Bihar BYPOLL: Controversy over Gorakhpur counting process Phulpur and Gorakhpur Lok Sabh bypolls were held on March 11 and counting was underway on Wednesday. The SP candidate from Phulpur was ahead of BJP candidate Kaushalendra Patel. However, a large chunk of the Muslim votes, which used to traditionally go to the SP, is expected to go to independent candidate and local strongman Atiq Ahmed this time, helping the BJP. [Full Article...]

Trump eyes Rick Perry to replace struggling VA boss David Shulkin

Trump eyes Rick Perry to replace struggling VA boss David Shulkin The veterans affairs post was among the slots Trump eyed for him before picking him for the Energy Department - one of three that Perry vowed to abolish during his 2012 presidential run, and the one whose name eluded him during an "oops" moment at a 2011 debate. [Full Article...]

Suspected killer of NY college student arrested in Nicaragua, cops say

Suspected killer of NY college student arrested in Nicaragua, cops say Investigators identified her ex-boyfriend, 22-year-old Orlando Tercero, as a person of interest in the case. Tercero is being transferred to the prison in El Chipote, which is about 40 miles southwest of the capitol, Managua. Police believe Tercero left the USA out of New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport the same morning Anderson's body was found. "The victim and male student had a pre... [Full Article...]

Murphy Has Big Plans, Unveils First Budget As NJ's Governor

Murphy Has Big Plans, Unveils First Budget As NJ's Governor Murphy proposes the state get rid of that exemption. "It will ensure we meet our obligations fairly and honestly". "I pledged to create a stronger and fairer New Jersey that measured success not by what we could do for the few, but by what we could accomplish for all nine million of our residents", Murphy said. [Full Article...]

Trump Might Exempt NATO Allies From Tariffs If They Hike Military Spending

Trump Might Exempt NATO Allies From Tariffs If They Hike Military Spending But, before we start dancing in the street in jubilation, let's remember that Trump indicated that one of the main reasons for the exemption was that NAFTA renegotiations are still ongoing. Stocks ended the day higher after the announcement, with investors relieved by the carved out exceptions for key allies. Moody's Analytics Inc. forecast the tariffs would erode the competitiveness of a wide r... [Full Article...]

China to UN HR commissioner: Respect PH sovereignty

China to UN HR commissioner: Respect PH sovereignty The statement from Jordanian prince Zeid bin Ra'ad al-Hussein, the United Nations high commissioner for human rights, is a "diplomatic affront" and "wholly unacceptable", said Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque. "The UN Human Rights Council must take a position". It included Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, UN special rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, who was listed as a senior member o... [Full Article...]

Trump seeking tariffs on up to US$60b Chinese goods

Trump seeking tariffs on up to US$60b Chinese goods Trump is correct that employment levels in the the metal industry are a fraction of what they once were, though experts attribute this more to automation than foreign imports. The Times concludes, "It's a problem that the Trump administration needs to address - and soon". For 30 years, American steel production has stayed about the same. [Full Article...]

Two RJD candidates file nomination papers for RS polls

Two RJD candidates file nomination papers for RS polls Nomination process for electing five Rajya Sabha members from Madhya Pradesh commenced on March 5 with the issuance of notification by the Election Commission of India (ECI). Voting, if needed, will be held on 23 March. Since they are officially the Congress MLAs as per records, the party can bring a psychological pressure on them by issuing a whip to vote for the official candidate. [Full Article...]

Can legislators practice law? Supreme Court notice to BCI

Can legislators practice law? Supreme Court notice to BCI Referring to the Advocates Act and the Bar Council Rules, the top court said, "We uphold the view of the Bombay High Court and Madras High Court in para 63 (i) of the judgment to the effect that foreign law firms/companies or foreign lawyers can not practice profession of law in India either in the litigation or in non-litigation side". [Full Article...]


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