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New York Giants expected to sign RB Jonathan Stewart New York Giants expected to sign RB Jonathan Stewart
- March 15, 2018

Now having signed a two-year deal with the Giants , Stewart is hoping to extend his career as he runs towards an 11th season in the NFL . If Stewart finds similar success in NY as he did in Carolina, then it will be a tremendous signing for the Giants . (more...)
Trump tariffs a self-inflicted wound Trump tariffs a self-inflicted wound
- March 15, 2018

One recommendation that was floated is restricting imports of steel and aluminum to 63 per cent of 2017 levels. He said "This week, I will travel across Canada to meet with the workers and businesses at the heart of our country's world-class steel and aluminum industries". (more...)
Kerala on high alert after warning of depression over Arabian Sea Kerala on high alert after warning of depression over Arabian Sea
- March 15, 2018

Three months after Cyclone Ockhi ravaged the Kerala coast and caught the administration on the wrong foot, the government has sounded an alert as a depression in the Arabian Sea for last two days deepened further on Tuesday. There is low probability for further intensification of the system into deep depression. It said squally winds with speeds reaching 45-55 kph and gusting to 65 kph was likely over Comorin area and along and off south Tamilnadu, south Kerala and Lakshadweep coasts ... (more...)
Fox News sued by family of slain DNC staffer over retracted reporting Fox News sued by family of slain DNC staffer over retracted reporting
- March 15, 2018

The goal of the story, according to the Riches and Wheeler, was to take political heat off the Trump administration as investigators probed whether Russian-backed hackers leaked the emails to advance his candidacy. The false claim , they said, led to their son's murder being treated as a "political football", and are suing the network, and Zimmerman and Butowsky, for their pain and suffering they say they've endured. (more...)
Stormy Daniels Wants YOU - To Help Pay Her Hot Lawyer! Stormy Daniels Wants YOU - To Help Pay Her Hot Lawyer!
- March 15, 2018

But Cohen admitted to paying Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford , $130,000 before the election, and White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders acknowledged the existence of past arbitration between Trump and Daniels during a press briefing last week. (more...)
Cong MLAs to go for en masse resignations? Cong MLAs to go for en masse resignations?
- March 15, 2018

Both the children who died hailed from Madam's constituency Jamnagar. However, the Speaker disallowed the point of order after which Congress MLA Ambrish Der joined Madam and questioned his ruling. The speaker adjourned the house for ten minutes but then did not met again yet. Denouncing the scuffle inside the House, Trivedi said it was a "black day" in the history of the Assembly even as the Congress MLAs stormed out in protest. (more...)
Radebe's R56 Billion Renewable Energy Deal On Hold After Court Action Radebe's R56 Billion Renewable Energy Deal On Hold After Court Action
- March 15, 2018

Numsa has been fighting for a "just transition", saying power purchase agreements between the IPPs and Eskom would result in a jobs bloodbath in the coal industry, with 30,000 workers set to lose employment if it was implemented. "The IPP roll-out will raise the cost of electricity dramatically, because IPP's cost much more than coal-fired electricity", Numsa said. The developments have been received differently by the experts involved in the energy sector. (more...)
Facebook takes down 'Britain First' page for 'inciting hatred' Facebook takes down 'Britain First' page for 'inciting hatred'
- March 15, 2018

One recent investigation from Wired UK found a whole network of Facebook pages linked to Britain First sharing the same content. Facebook also banned two of the party's leaders, Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen . But Wednesday's crackdown may signal the company is preparing to take a tougher stance on the abuse, even when that means eliminating a page with over 2 million likes. (more...)
Westbrook scores 100th triple-double Westbrook scores 100th triple-double
- March 15, 2018

And looking beyond the scope of Westbrook's career, he has more triple-doubles than 23 of the other 29 active franchises do ... all-time! However, the Hawks are not the most frequent victim of a Westbrook triple-double. He's proudest of the Thunder's record when he goes off for a triple-double - 82-18. Between his plus/minus and the Thunder's win percentage, there is no doubt of the correlation between Westbrook's triple-doubles and team success. (more...)
Lahore blast: Seven killed and many injured in explosion in Raiwind Lahore blast: Seven killed and many injured in explosion in Raiwind
- March 14, 2018

The DIG said it was apparently a suicide blast, saying the body parts of the bomber have been recovered. He said the Rescue ambulances have shifted the injured to the Sharif medical complex and other nearby hospitals. Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif condemned the attack and expressed his grief with families of injured and killed, stating courageous police officials lay down their lives in line of duty. (more...)
Erdogan Erdogan "hopes" Afrin is liberated by this evening
- March 14, 2018

As it intensifies its offensive on Afrin, Ankara is seeking to get the Trump administration to order the withdrawal of YPG militants and their USA military trainers and advisors from the northern Syrian town of Manbij. Syria's government deployed fighters to Afrin last month as part of an agreement with YPG to fend off the Turkish offensive. The conflict has torn the country apart. (more...)
Sessions mulling firing FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe before he retires Sessions mulling firing FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe before he retires
- March 14, 2018

Mr. McCabe is ensnared in an internal review that includes an examination of his decision in 2016 to allow F.B.I. officials to speak with reporters about an investigation into the Clinton Foundation. The move could come just days before Mr. McCabe, who was the bureau's second-highest ranking official, is set to retire. The Wall Street Journal story was written by Devlin Barrett, who is now a reporter at The Washington Post. (more...)
Met Office issues yellow weather warning for snow for Kent Met Office issues yellow weather warning for snow for Kent
- March 14, 2018

Parts of Scotland and England may face more snow. In addition, snow showers are likely throughout Sunday in the South East, East Anglia and into the East Midlands. The Chief Forecaster added: "High pressure over Scandinavia will feed a very cold easterly airstream across the country during this weekend". There will also be a significant wind chill, making it feel colder than the temperatures suggest. (more...)
Sunny skies in Boulder today with a high of 55 Sunny skies in Boulder today with a high of 55
- March 14, 2018

Friday could bring another round of breezy winds gusting up to 30 miles per hour. Northeast wind around 5 miles per hour. A slight chance of snow showers. Low: 20. Day: Cloudy with a 50 percent chance for snow showers. Sunday night - Rain and snow likely with a low in the lower 50s. Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers. (more...)
AfDB's 10000MW Desert to Power solar initiative garners global support AfDB's 10000MW Desert to Power solar initiative garners global support
- March 14, 2018

Government leaders flock to India for the International Solar Alliance summit Leaders from 40 countries have come to India to participate in the world's first official International Solar Alliance summit. He said the member countries of the ISA would ensure distribution of finance and expertise. ENGIE said it signed more solar and wind power projects with a combined capacity of 608 MW of peak capacity, with the majority coming from solar energy. (more...)
Third nor'easter declared a blizzard in Maine Third nor'easter declared a blizzard in Maine
- March 14, 2018

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a blizzard warning for much of the MA coast, a winter storm warning for most of New England and a winter weather advisory for portions of New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. "We're not out of winter yet, that's for sure", Paul Knight, of Portland, said as snow accumulated on his eyebrows during a stroll. "Six more weeks of winter, and probably then some". (more...)
Rajya Sabha nomination: Naran Rathwa's last-minute entry ends high drama Rajya Sabha nomination: Naran Rathwa's last-minute entry ends high drama
- March 14, 2018

Both the BJP and the Congress , with their respective number of MLAs, could each send only two nominees to the Upper House . Patel had won in a hard-fought battle. These include central ministers Parsottam Rupala and Mansukh Mandaviya as well as Kiritsinh Rana from BJP, Naran Rathwa and Amee Yajnik from Congress, Rajni Patel as dummy candidate as well as Paresh Mulani and Congress leader PK Valera as independents. (more...)
Matt Smith Negotiated a Better Deal Than Claire Foy on 'the Crown' Matt Smith Negotiated a Better Deal Than Claire Foy on 'the Crown'
- March 14, 2018

If you thought the most valuable person in The Crown would be the person who wears the crown , think again - producers have revealed that Doctor Who star Matt Smith was actually paid more for the Netflix series than co-star Claire Foy . (more...)
Clintons are 'a virus in the Democratic Party', says Meghan McCain Clintons are 'a virus in the Democratic Party', says Meghan McCain
- March 14, 2018

The left-leaning Washington Post came to Hillary Clinton's defense Wednesday; backing-up the failed presidential nominee's comments that "white women" were pressured into voting for Donald Trump by their husbands and sons. " That's a lot of states ". She later warned: "If the [Democratic] Party is the party of the heathens, we're going to have Trump for another four years". (more...)
United States crude stocks up, gasoline, distillate supply drops United States crude stocks up, gasoline, distillate supply drops
- March 14, 2018

US oil production C-OUT-T-EIA is expected to top 11 million bpd later this year. This week, the API reported a draw of 1.262 million in gasoline stockpiles, largely in line with the 1.176-million-barrel draw that analysts had expected. Looking at reactions in markets, crude oil prices fell following the EIA report. Oil prices have firmed since oil cartel OPEC's November 2016 agreement to cut oil production by 1.2 million barrels per day (bpd), while non-OPEC members, led by Russian ... (more...)