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More in USA believe Pope Francis 'too liberal, naive'

More in USA believe Pope Francis 'too liberal, naive' The Pew Research Center found that 84 percent say they have a "favorable" view of the pontiff, which is "virtually identical" to the share who expressed a positive view of the pope in his first year of service. Another 23 per cent say their priests are "somewhat supportive" of the pontiff. For instance, the share of American Catholics who say Pope Francis is "too liberal" has jumped 15 percenta... [Full Article...]

Periyar comment 'barbaric': Rajinikanth slams BJP leader Raja

Periyar comment 'barbaric': Rajinikanth slams BJP leader Raja Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday condemned incidents of vandalism reported from some parts of the country and warned of stern action against those found guilty. Late on Tuesday, two persons - one of them R. Muthuraman, a BJP member - were arrested in Thirupattur in Vellore for vandalizing the statue of Periyar, considered the fatherfigure of the rationalist movement in Tamil Nad... [Full Article...]

SC sets aside Kerala order that annulled Hadiya's marriage

SC sets aside Kerala order that annulled Hadiya's marriage Additional Solicitor General (ASG) Maninder Singh presented a confidential report prepared by NIA that revealed there is an organised racket in Kerala to trap vulnerable girls who do not wish to be with parents and later get them married off to Muslim youth linked with terrorist organisations overseas. [Full Article...]

Texas Primaries See Surging Democratic Turnout & Record Number of Female Candidates

This is probably why the party has chose to concentrate more on House races than Senate races even though the majority is right there for the taking. There were 21,342 registered voters available to cast their ballot in Matagorda County but only 4,115, or 19.28 percent, did so. There was no change that year in the party affiliation of members of the Texas congressional delegation. [Full Article...]

Arsene Wenger makes light of his current crisis

Arsene Wenger makes light of his current crisis Wenger said on Wednesday that Bellerin will not return for the first leg of the Europa League last-16 tie with AC Milan, although he does not fear the problem is long term. The former Milan midfielder is enjoying a fine start to life at the San Siro, so much so Wenger - 28 years Gattuso's senior - joked he could not offer the Italian any pointers at present. [Full Article...]

Trump administration seeks $100 billion cut in US-China trade deficit

Trump administration seeks $100 billion cut in US-China trade deficit According to the people familiar to the matter, the USA could apply tariffs on various products such as shoes, consumer electronics, and clothing under the most extreme scenario. Meat imports are also a potential flashpoint. In the most explicit threat yet in an escalating trade spat, two leading industry bodies said producers strongly oppose the duties, and urged the government to take "resolut... [Full Article...]

MS close to having most-restrictive abortion law in US

MS close to having most-restrictive abortion law in US Acting President Jameson Taylor said the bill protects maternal health and "further (s) the state's interest in protecting unborn human life". According to state Department of Health statistics, 85 percent of abortions in MS took place before 12 weeks in 2016. [Full Article...]

Wellesley High walkout to protest gun violence inaction on March 14

Wellesley High walkout to protest gun violence inaction on March 14 According to students, they are walking not only for the lives lost, but for the millions of lives of students who should not have to fear leaving their houses everyday. "Our goal is to keep kids safe, not outside", Thompson said. "We're willing to be punished for what we believe in", said Bigham. "It should matter to us more than anyone else", Luis said. [Full Article...]

Gov. Edwards and legislators reflect on special session collapse

Gov. Edwards and legislators reflect on special session collapse Some Republicans insisted the special session was premature because it was too soon to know the true size of the budget hole. Gov. John Bel Edwards is expected to sign the bills into law. The group said the state had both a revenue and spending problem, and the state should address the budget deficit with increases to sales tax, reducing tax exemptions and cuts to state agencies and programs. [Full Article...]

Two arrested over 'racist chants' at Nottingham Trent University halls

Two arrested over 'racist chants' at Nottingham Trent University halls She says she is the only black student living on her floor and believes she was targeted. "Whether they were inebriated or not, there's nothing that can justify what they said", she said of the students involved. Nottinghamshire Police said in a statement: "We are aware of a video posted at Nottingham Trent University and which has been shared on social media". [Full Article...]

United reportedly in race for Watford midfielder Abdoulaye Doucouré

United reportedly in race for Watford midfielder Abdoulaye Doucouré Manchester United have joined Arsenal, Liverpool and Tottenham in the race to sign Watford midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure , reports say. The Red Devils sent scouts to watch the midfielders in action for Watford in Saturday's 1-0 victory over West Brom in the Premier League . [Full Article...]

Quake death toll now at 55 in Papua New Guinea

Quake death toll now at 55 in Papua New Guinea The government of Papua New Guinea estimates that more than 100 people died in the earthquakes that have struck the country's highlands over the last 2 weeks. He said many people remain missing and that thousands more have been injured. A magnitude 7.5 quake on February 26 killed at least 15 people, injured dozens and brought work to a halt at four oil and gas fields. [Full Article...]

Why 'False News' Spreads Faster Than Truth

Why 'False News' Spreads Faster Than Truth Overall, fake news was 70 percent more likely to be retweeted. Researchers offered and tested one possible explanation: People are drawn to novelty, because new, unexpected information adds to our greater understanding of the world. "We found that falsehood diffuses significantly farther, faster, deeper and more broadly than the truth, in all categories of information, and in many cases by a... [Full Article...]

Former Irish president urges Catholic Church to embrace equality

Former Irish president urges Catholic Church to embrace equality MARY McAleese has slated the Catholic Church as "one of the last great bastions of misogyny", arguing that its ban on female priests is "pure codology". Irish-born USA cardinal Kevin Farrell, a senior Vatican official, said it was "not appropriate" for the three to be taking part in the conference. She wrote to Pope Francis last month after the Vatican declined to approve her and the two oth... [Full Article...]

Judge says Trump should try muting rather than blocking his Twitter critics

Judge says Trump should try muting rather than blocking his Twitter critics In addition, blocking Twitter users theoretically prevents them from being able to access official government communications. Katherine Fallow, a lawyer for the plaintiffs, told Buchwald the record "shows unambiguously that the president operates his account in an official capacity". [Full Article...]

American Tower Corporation (REIT) (NYSE:AMT) Price to Cash in Focus

The XL Group Ltd exchanged hands with 19884553 shares compared to its average daily volume of 4.64M shares. As of writing, American Tower Corporation (REIT)'s RSI stands at 52.17. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.8 in 2017 Q3. As Kinder Morgan, Inc . has a P/S, P/E and P/B values of 2.61, 0 and 1.07 respectively. Waverton Invest Mgmt Ltd invested in 49,124 shares. [Full Article...]

Busy Rams trade for Pro Bowl cornerback Aqib Talib

Busy Rams trade for Pro Bowl cornerback Aqib Talib ESPN's Adam Schefter reported the Broncos are expected to receive a 2018 fifth-round pick in exchange for Talib , who is owed $12 million this season and $8 million in 2019. Earlier this offseason, the team released their opponents for the upcoming season where it was discovered that Los Angeles will come into Oakland to play the Raiders on the road in 2018. [Full Article...]

Guardiola explains shock Man City defeat in weird fashion

Guardiola explains shock Man City defeat in weird fashion It is only the second time in the club's history that they've reached the quarter-finals of the Champions League , having made the semi-finals in 2016. The Champions League is a big stage for us and, of course, we want to win it. Would you like to see Manchester City and Manchester United meet in the Champions League quarter finals? "We will try to be ready". [Full Article...]

Coree: summit Kim-Moon a fine aprile, pronti a denuclearizzare

Coree: summit Kim-Moon a fine aprile, pronti a denuclearizzare Per la prima volta in tanti anni, tutte le parti coinvolte si stanno impegnando in modo serio - ha scritto Trump in un tweet - Il mondo guarda e aspetta! L'agenzia di stampa nordcoreana parla di "atmosfera patriottica e distesa", che ha permesso di raggiungere "un accordo soddisfacente" per Pyongyang . [Full Article...]

World marks Women's Day hot on heels of rights demands

World marks Women's Day hot on heels of rights demands Teresa Sonsur, a 38-year-old social services agency worker, said she wanted to end workplace discrimination. Hundreds of marches are taking place across the world for International Women's Day , but the protest in Spain is the only one that is backed by unions . [Full Article...]


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