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MO Universities View National School Walkout as Civic Engagement

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At that time, students will walk out of their schools for 17 minutes, to represent the 17 lives taken in the Parkland shooting . A 17-year-old has been arrested after the Williamson County Sheriff's Office said he made a terroristic threat toward another student at Westwood High School . Read More »

Lenin, Periyar statues razed, PM Modi expresses his strong disapproval

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The previous day BJP leader H Raja made a threat in a Facebook post, saying that after Lenin the statues of EV Ramasamy, popularly known as Periyar , would meet the same fate. Meanwhile, BJP said it does not subscribe to any kind of provoking or disrespectful statements and actions of vandalism towards leaders like Periyar . Read More »

Parrikar to fly to USA for treatment

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He said, "I thank all Goans". Earlier in the day, Goa BJP general secretary Sadanand Tanawade said that Parrikar will fly to the U.S. tomorrow for further treatment. "In the last 15 days you have been praying for me and you have blessed me because of which I got well and to get fully cured I may go overseas", Parrikar said in the message. Read More »

'Shopian challo' call foiled in Kashmir

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Mirwaiz, calling for abolishing of AFSPA, said that the lives of the people of Kashmir are perpetually at great risk. Meanwhile, young men and women, who stood shoulder to shoulder, offered funeral prayers to the. Security forces on Wednesday foiled "Shopian Challo" call by separatists against the killing of six people, including two Lasher-e-Toiba (LeT) militants, in an encounter. Read More »

Aadhaar Linking Deadline With Mobile Numbers May Extend Beyond March 31

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Attorney General K K Venugopal submitted before a five-judge bench presided over by Chief Justice Dipak Misra that the government has earlier too extended the deadline and if the need arose, it would again do it. The hearing would proceed with tomorrow. In last few days, only three lawyers from the petitioner's side have completed their arguments. Senior Advocate Arvind Datar, who contended against the Aadhaar plot, said it abused the essential privileges of nationals. Read More »

Their view: Trade wars are bad and impossible to win

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Leaders from around the world reacted with alarm and threatened a trade war with the possibility of raising tariffs on American-made products such as Harley motorcycles, Kentucky bourbon, and blue jeans. "We can also do stupid". In 2005, when Canada was angry at a US law that funnelled cash collected from tariffs on foreign goods to USA companies, Ottawa drew up a list that targeted the states where US politicians voted for the legislation. Read More »

Air India denies receiving permission to fly to Israel over Saudi airspace

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Flights will begin on March 22, and will be offered on Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, an Air India spokesman confirmed. Tickets went on sale Wednesday. El Al flies to Mumbai four times a week, along a route over Ethiopia and then east to India that, by avoiding Saudi airspace, has a journey time of seven hours rather than five. Read More »

'Go to hell': Karti Chidambaram's reply to CBI over phone passwords

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A Delhi court on Wednesday said it will pronounce on 12 March the order on a bail plea of Karti Chidambaram's chartered accountant S Bhaskararaman, arrested in the INX Media money laundering case. The agency claims that it is crucial to the investigation to interrogate Karti and his CA together. However during confrontation, Karti denied the allegations made by Mukerjea against him. Read More »

Nor'easter cancels hundreds of flights at NYC airports

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The National Weather Service urged people to stay off the roads to allow emergency and road crews to do their jobs. A slight consolation is that the storm is not expected to bring the coastal flooding like the one last week. NY expected between 15cm to 25cm of snowfall Wednesday, with up to 50cm predicted in more rural areas of NY state, New Jersey and CT. The flight disruptions come just as airlines recovered from Friday's powerful nor'easter. Read More »

President Trump holds a joint press conference with Swedish Prime Minister

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That figure is based off data from the Department of Commerce's Bureau of Economic Analysis. Rogers told Congress last week that he's taken steps to respond to the threat, but that neither Trump nor Defense Secretary James Mattis has granted him any additional authorities to counter Russian efforts to sow discord in the United States. Read More »

Hammond to tell Europe Brexit deal is in 'your interest'

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Labour MP Chuka Umunna, a supporter of the pro-EU campaign group Open Britain, said the guidelines were a "direct effect of the Government's unnecessary and reckless decision" to leave the single market and customs union. The EU wants tariff-free and quota-free trade and no "cherry-picking" or "partial participation" in the single market, which is the position that Theresa May took. Read More »

Sangma is Meghalaya CM

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Among them, 6 will from NPP , 2 from UDP, 1 each from BJP, PDF and HSPDP. "The regional parties €" UDP, HSPDP, and PDF €" had extended support to NPP on the condition that Conrad, the youngest son of former Lok Sabha Speaker PA Sangma, would be the chief minister. Read More »

Attackers try to cut off S.African triathlete's legs

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They then started cutting his legs with a saw. Triathlete Henri Schoeman, who won bronze for South Africa at the Rio Olympics in 2016, said he wishes Gwala the best on his path to recovery. "What the damage is to his legs we don't know yet". Colleagues said the blade appeared to be too blunt and the men started on his second leg before stopping and running away. Read More »

Saudi Arabia, Egypt in $10b deal for futuristic mega

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Salman will pay a visit to the United Kingdom on March 7 to meet with British Prime Minister Theresa May , prior to his visit to the United States on March 19 to meet with U.S. He confirmed that Saudi Arabia supports Egypt in its war against terrorism, which the whole region faces, to eradicate and uproot this phenomenon from the region and dry out its funding sources for hindering sustainable development in different fields. Read More »

Karnataka Lokayukta stabbed in office, attacker arrested

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According to information I have, someone claiming to be an advocate had gone to the office and stabbed him". The entry register showed Sharma entered the government complex, known as the Multi-storey Building, at around 12.45pm to meet the lokayukta, who is tasked with probing corruption charges against public servants. Read More »

OR governor signs gun control law

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OR is the first state in the nation to ratify new gun control legislation following the shooting at a Florida high school last month that killed 17. State Sen. Gov. Kate Brown signed the state's new law Monday night. "How do you make change?" The law, which was passed by lawmakers last month after a close vote in both the Oregon House of Representatives and Senate, expands current measures that prevent citizens convicted on stalking or domestic violence charges from owning a firearm. Read More »

Teacher walkout looming as educators seek pay raise

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To make a point on the teacher shortage and lack of funding for education, Danks stood at an intersection last summer to raise money for her classroom. The decision was made after the OEA executive director met with more than 200 superintendents from across Oklahoma and the group came to a consensus. Read More »

Daesh Suspects Linked to Ankara Plot Arrested in Southern Turkey

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Embassy was closed on Monday over an unspecified security threat. The mission's website urged Americans to "avoid large crowds" and "keep a low profile". In 2015 and 2016, several terror attacks were carried out in the Turkish capital by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) and ISIL that claimed many lives and injured many others. Read More »

Aid Convoy Headed to Besieged Rebel-Held Damascus Suburbs

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Local opposition groups say over 700 people have been killed in East Ghouta since the attacks began last month. The delivery of aid supplies to Syria's eastern Ghouta district has started, but some medical supplies were reportedly blocked from being brought into the besieged enclave. Read More »

Near term Outlook For Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY)

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Sii Investments Inc who had been investing in Bristol Myers Squibb Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $107.07B market cap company. The EPS of BMY is strolling at 2.36, measuring its EPS growth this year at -10.9%. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.39%. Read More »

Rahul leads protest in Parliament over PNB fraud

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Ltd. In its plea, the company sought quashing of seizing of movable properties of Nirav Modi and depositing them with the PNB. While ED is expecting to receive more details on Nirav Modi's other foreign bank accounts soon, the agency is also exploring every legal option to seize the money Modi is holding in those accounts. Read More »

Ex-Russian spy very ill in United Kingdom after exposure to unknown substance

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A picture has emerged of what is believed to be Mr Skripal and his daughter shortly before they were found " unconscious on a bench " at The Maltings shopping centre on Sunday afternoon. On Tuesday, Dimitry Peskov, Putin's spokesperson, told reporters Skripal's case was a "tragic situation but we don't have information on what could have led to this". Read More »

Vladimir Putin Juggles Soccer Ball To Hype World Cup

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US leaders have not openly discussed the possibility of retaliating against Russian cyberintrusions by cutting the nation off from the internet entirely, although they havesuggested they might at some point respond in kind to Russian cyberwarfare. Read More »

Supreme Court to deliver judgment in unborn case at new Limerick Courthouse

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The case reached the floor of the Supreme Court after the State appealed a High Court judgement that ruled the unborn child did have enshrined rights beyond the right to life. The case was heard urgently two weeks ago because of considerations for this summer's planned referendum on repealing the Eighth Amendment. It argued the only right the unborn has is the right to be born and all other Constitutional rights, including the right to the care and company of a parent, take effect at birth. Read More »

Sierra Leone: Voters head to polls to elect new president

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The ruling party candidate seeking to succeed President Ernest Bai Koroma as Sierra Leone's president claimed Monday he was his boss's "biggest legacy" to the country as election campaigning wrapped up. "We have been able to draw people from across the religious, ethnic and regional spectrum". "They have huge resources compared to us but we have connected to the people better", Spencer said. Read More »

Trump admin sues California to block sanctuary city laws

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And the reasoning is that you can't have each state setting its own immigration policy. A divided Supreme Court voted 5 to 3 to invalidate some big parts of that Arizona law on the grounds that the federal government has supremacy here, that the feds trump state law. Read More »