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South Korea To Curb Overworking By Shutting Down Computers

South Korea To Curb Overworking By Shutting Down Computers Note that this only applies to those working in the government which means that for those in the private sector, no such luck, although hopefully employers will take a cue and implement something similar to encourage a better work-life balance. [Full Article...]

Afghanistan:14 killed in vehicle bomb blast at Lashkargah

Afghanistan:14 killed in vehicle bomb blast at Lashkargah One official described her to AFP as "French speaking". Further details are awaited. Provincial police chief Abdul Ghafar Safi said the target of the attack was civilians. This latest suicide attack underscores the growing challenge facing Afghan and foreign forces to protect the already heavily militarised city. "The success of these two strategies critically depend on these actors", he sai... [Full Article...]

Winter Storm Watch to Go Into Effect Friday

Winter Storm Watch to Go Into Effect Friday Out of thousands who lost power, just 165 customers were without electricity, PSEG Long Island reported about 8 p.m. Thursday. Airports are already bracing for the bad weather - with many airlines cancelling flights and waiving change fees due to Winter Storm Toby . [Full Article...]

USA charges nine Iranians in major hacking plot

USA charges nine Iranians in major hacking plot They are the state governments of Hawaii and Indiana , Indiana's Department of Education, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and the Department of Labor. The Department of Justice on Friday privately warned major internet infrastructure companies to expect attacks from Iran, an executive at one company who received the alert said. [Full Article...]

Maryland school shooting victim dies after taken off life support

Jaelynn Willey was taken off life support on Thursday and was surrounded by her family when she passed away at 11:34 p.m., the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office said on behalf of the girl's family. Authorities said on Wednesday that Rollins' father legally owned the Glock handgun used in the shootings. "Our entire family is eternally grateful that Desmond is alive, doing well and in good spi... [Full Article...]

Missing Iowa Family Found Dead In Mexican Resort

Missing Iowa Family Found Dead In Mexican Resort Relatives said there has been no contact from the family since they reported arriving safe in Tulum , Mexico on March 15. The bodies of an Iowa couple and their two children were found in a rented condo in Mexico on Friday, though it wasn't immediately clear what caused their deaths, according to investigators. [Full Article...]

Syrian rebel fighters agree to leave Harasta

Syrian rebel fighters agree to leave Harasta Fares said the rebels agreed to leave because of "civilian pressure" resulting from intense airstrikes and "warplanes that do not leave the sky", adding that Harasta residents have spent the last three months in shelters. Senior Arab officials in Amman, Jordan, and Beirut , Lebanon, have described conditions in Idlib as a "well-constructed killbox", where civilians will enjoy few protection... [Full Article...]

Mohammed Shami gets cleared by BCCI

Mohammed Shami gets cleared by BCCI It had prompted CoA into seeking a report from Neeraj Kumar , the chief of BCCI's Anti-Corruption Unit till Wednesday. Mohammed Shami has been, finally, offered a Grade B annual contract for the 2017-18 season by the Board of Control for Cricket in India , the game's governing body said on Thursday (March 22). [Full Article...]

Trump threatens to veto budget, raising risk of government shutdown

Trump is expected to sign the bill before Saturday. Aides and lawmakers from both parties say Risch is delaying Senate approval of the $1.3 trillion spending bill unless the forest isn't renamed. Blunt said "whatever was in the bill" was remaining in the enactment. The bill's actual enactment came with a dose of unexpected drama, which has become de rigeur in the Trump administration. [Full Article...]

China's Hitting the US Where It Hurts: In the Pork Belly

China's Hitting the US Where It Hurts: In the Pork Belly Farmers, electronics retailers and other US businesses braced for a backlash as the Chinese government vowed to take "all necessary measures" to defend itself in an emerging economic showdown. China passed an aircraft carrier through the Taiwan Strait Wednesday but did not say whether U.S. -Taiwan relations had sparked the move. "Apart from officially protesting pro forma nearly, I don't thin... [Full Article...]

Owen Smith sacked from Labour's shadow cabinet

Owen Smith sacked from Labour's shadow cabinet In a statement on Smith's replacement, Corbyn said that: "Tony is a highly experienced former Government Minister who is committed to ensuring that peace in Northern Ireland is maintained and helping to steer the devolution deal back on track". [Full Article...]

Hulk Hogan Could Be Returning To The WWE Very Soon

Hulk Hogan Could Be Returning To The WWE Very Soon Newsweek recently did an interview with Daniel's doctor, Dr. Robert Cantu, to talk about Bryan getting cleared. Bryan's return has caused a wave of excitement in WWE and fans will now be confident one of their most-loved competitors will be involved in WrestleMania next month. [Full Article...]

Glasgow fire: Huge blaze hits city centre building - properties evacuated

Glasgow fire: Huge blaze hits city centre building - properties evacuated Firefighters cooled the outside walls of the Pavillion to prevent the spread of the fire. Around 120 firefighters and over 20 fire appliances including a high reaching aerial apparatus aided in putting out the raging inferno. In statement the force said: "A joint investigation is ongoing to establish the cause of the fire, however, it is not believed to be suspicious at this time". [Full Article...]

French supermarket shooting: Police kill gunman

French supermarket shooting: Police kill gunman Lakdim was reportedly "very active on Salafist websites" and trained for jihad during several trips overseas. French security and forensic officers are seen inside the Super U supermarket in the town of Trebes , southern France , where a man took hostages. [Full Article...]

Russia Says Will Challenge US Steel, Aluminum Tariffs At World Trade Body

China has showed its readiness to retaliate, declaring on Friday plans to levy additional duties on up to $3 billion of USA imports, including fruit and wine. China is also considering imposing tariffs on $3bn worth of USA products in retaliation. Although the intention is to protect American companies, the tariffs will undoubtedly lead to higher manufacturing costs for industries that rely ... [Full Article...]

Trump Signs $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill Despite Veto Threat

Trump Signs $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill Despite Veto Threat Trump "needs to drop his wildly reckless veto threats" and sign the bill , Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal said. President Donald Trump has abandoned a threat to shut down the U.S. September 5, 2017: Trump announced an end to the DACA program, which protected young undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children from deportation. [Full Article...]

Bomb Explosion Kills 3 Turkish Soldiers in Syria's Afrin

Bomb Explosion Kills 3 Turkish Soldiers in Syria's Afrin The municipality spearheaded a similar project in Jarabulus, Syria in the wake of Turkey's Operation Euphrates Shield in 2016-early 2017. Turkey and the United States have reached "an understanding, not an agreement" over the northern Syrian town of Manbij, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Iowa Family Reportedly Found Dead Inside Mexican Condo

Iowa Family Reportedly Found Dead Inside Mexican Condo An aunt, who also lives in Colorado, read a statement to CNN , saying relatives are "devastated and broken at the news that our family could be involved in such an bad way". Mark Anthony Conditt grew up in Pflugerville, just northeast of Austin. Conditt was the oldest of four kids, with three younger sisters . The study, commissioned by Visit Anaheim , the tourism organization for the Sout... [Full Article...]

Toyota Auris Coming Stateside as 2019 Corolla

Toyota Auris Coming Stateside as 2019 Corolla All we know at this point is that the Corolla Hatch comes with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. After the fatal pedestrian collision in Tempe, Arizona, Sunday involving a Volvo XC90 crossover fitted with Uber's self-driving technology, Toyota says it is halting testing of its autonomous auto tech. [Full Article...]

Morning Forecast for March 23

Morning Forecast for March 23 Moisture totals are unchanged in terms of liquid equivalent. But, there will be snow in here, as cold air rushes in tomorrow . But at this point, it looks like it stays far out over the ocean, hopefully it stays that way! Rainfall amounts will average one half to one inch across the region. [Full Article...]


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