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Greece expresses condolences to Russian Federation over Kemerovo blaze victims

Greece expresses condolences to Russian Federation over Kemerovo blaze victims Various social media posts said that fire alarms failed to go off as people rushed in panic through thick clouds of smoke , some jumping out of windows. It was unclear if any people were still unaccounted for, but 11 people were being treated in hospital, including an 11-year-old boy who was in a serious condition. [Full Article...]

Wall Street opens higher as trade war tensions ease

Wall Street opens higher as trade war tensions ease IXIC dropped 211.74 points, or 2.93 percent, to 7,008.81. The market, which sold off initially following news of Trump's trade plan, got a nice boost from news that the USA and China were willing to negotiate tariffs, with the hope of avoiding a full-blown trade war. [Full Article...]

Water park co-owner arrested in connection with water slide death

Water park co-owner arrested in connection with water slide death In a statement on Monday, the park says that in light of last week's indictment , they were not surprised by the decision to bring charges against Henry. Schwab was instantly decapitated while the two women both suffered severe injuries. The indictment against Miles and the park alleges that Verruckt met few, if any, industry standards and that Miles delayed or avoided necessary repairs, even a... [Full Article...]

Nxivm leader charged with sex trafficking

Nxivm leader charged with sex trafficking The man, Keith Raniere, was arrested by federal officials in Mexico, where he has lived for the past five months, one federal official said. The leader of the NXIVM sex cult, Keith Raniere, "who branded women with his initials and made them wear fake udders", is charged with sex trafficking. [Full Article...]

California Sheriff Rejects "Sanctuary" Law, Makes Information on Illegals Public

California Sheriff Rejects Residents and activists on both sides lined up to speak. Others decried what they called a racist, anti-immigrant position aimed at gaining votes, not public safety. First it was Los Alamitos, CA proposing to opt out of the state's new sanctuary laws and now other government officials across the state are following suit. [Full Article...]

Trump tries new source for border wall funding: The US military

Trump tries new source for border wall funding: The US military Trump reportedly told Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanNevada lawmaker: "Rumor mill" says Ryan headed for exit After GOP is criticized over election security, key official goes to Homeland Security GOP group launches new ads to promote tax law in House districts MORE (R-Wis.) in a meeting last week that the military should pay for the wall. [Full Article...]

Investigation Ongoing Into Russian Mall Fire That Killed At least 64 People

Investigation Ongoing Into Russian Mall Fire That Killed At least 64 People When the blaze erupted, witness Anna Zarechneva was at the mall with her husband and little son. Kemerovo residents said the mall was packed with children and their parents. A number of world leaders send their condolences to Russian Federation and President Vladimir Putin , including Pope Francis, who send a telegram. [Full Article...]

Kosovo police prevent 4 Serb officials from entry

Kosovo police prevent 4 Serb officials from entry The arrest was slammed by Belgrade, with Serbian president Aleksandar Vucic describing it as a "brutal provocation" and a "criminal act". The rift erupted after the director of Serbia's Government Office for Kosovo and Metohija, Marko Djuric , was arrested by Kosovan police for defying a ban on visiting the divided northern town of Mitrovica . [Full Article...]

Police arrest third robbery suspect

Police arrest third robbery suspect Police will allege the woman made demands for cash while brandishing a knife, and when the male employee refused, the woman grabbed the female employee. "He told the officers that he was robbed by three suspects and the police started investigating and searching for the suspects", said Vermaak. "Continued investigative efforts led to the suspect being identified and arrested on March 20 without ... [Full Article...]

Jared Kushner's mettings under investigation for potential conflict

Jared Kushner's mettings under investigation for potential conflict Richard Blumenthal that he had discussed ethical concerns about Kushner with the White House Counsel's office "in order to ensure" that office looks into whether any law or regulation had been violated. Sessions issues memo on death penalty for drug cases Coherent strategy needed beyond limited sanctions to counter Russian aggression House Oversight Dems: GOP blocking request for Trump admin r... [Full Article...]

Man wrongfully convicted of rape and murder returns to White Sox job

Man wrongfully convicted of rape and murder returns to White Sox job The Chicago Tribune reports Coleman, whose conviction for a 1994 rape and murder was overturned in November after DNA evidence cleared him, would often watch his former groundskeeping colleagues taking care of the rain-delay tarp on TV in prison, and once released, he talked fondly about his old role at the stadium. [Full Article...]

Egypt holds second day of presidential election

Egypt holds second day of presidential election Moreover, some provincial governments are offering public services improvements ranging from new playgrounds to improved sanitation systems to incentivized Egyptians to vote as part of the Sisi administration's efforts to bolster the president's claim of widespread support, points out the Wall Street Journal (WSJ ). [Full Article...]

Stocks Luring Investors with Juicy Performance Figures: Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)

Stocks Luring Investors with Juicy Performance Figures: Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Volume is the number of shares or agreement traded in a security or a whole market during a given period. Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) has risen 47.53% since March 27, 2017 and is uptrending. Massachusetts-based Rhumbline Advisers has invested 0% in Immersion Corporation (NASDAQ:IMMR). (NASDAQ: AMZN ) or 1,894 shares. Clarkston Capital Prns Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in ... [Full Article...]

Cong and other opposition MPs remain seated in Rajya Sabha despite adjournment

Cong and other opposition MPs remain seated in Rajya Sabha despite adjournment In a novel way to convey that they have enough numbers to initiate the no-confidence motion, members of the Congress , Left and some other parties displayed blue-coloured placards, each with a circled number - from 1 to 80 - along with the words "For no-confidence". [Full Article...]

What will Apple reveal during its Chicago 'field trip?'

What will Apple reveal during its Chicago 'field trip?' It is not known what Apple plans to announce, but several tech media outlets that report on Apple say it will unveil new low-priced iPads and education software to win students and teachers back from Google and Microsoft. Now, Google's budget-friendly Chromebook laptops occupy almost 60% of all devices in the classroom, according to research firm Futuresource. Apple offered the iPhone X on... [Full Article...]

Sheriff: Maryland high school shooter died by shooting himself

Sheriff: Maryland high school shooter died by shooting himself Mary's County Sheriff's Office. The sheriff's office says Rollins killed himself during a confrontation with a school resource officer who also fired his weapon. In another 911 call that was provided, a girl told the dispatcher that she was hiding behind desks with 11 other students. "The girl outside, I can see with, like, a pool of blood on the ground coming from, like it. [Full Article...]

Retired Supreme Court Justice calls for repeal of Second Amendment

Retired Supreme Court Justice calls for repeal of Second Amendment No candidate for the court who expressed such a view would now have a chance of being confirmed by the Senate. Though the amendment is enshrined in the Bill of Rights, the National Rifle Association (NRA) has been able to deploy massive political and cultural influence over recent decades in order to twist its meaning and has pushed the notion that any regulation of firearms is an infringeme... [Full Article...]

Australian Archaeologists Find Surprise Mummy in Egyptian Coffin

Australian Archaeologists Find Surprise Mummy in Egyptian Coffin Australian scientists led by Dr. Jamie Fraser of the University of Sydney's Nicholson Museum tells the BBC the "dowdy-looking" sarcophagus, one of four the museum's founder obtained from Egypt almost 160 years ago, had been largely ignored in favor of the other three, which contained mummies. [Full Article...]

FCC Chairman Proposes to Prohibit Purchases From Security Threat-Vulnerable Firms

FCC Chairman Proposes to Prohibit Purchases From Security Threat-Vulnerable Firms Pai will call for a vote on this proposal at the commission's April 17 meeting. The move is meant to protect USA communications networks against state hackers and, although Pai did not name the companies or countries that will be targeted by the order, they are nearly certainly meant to shut out Chinese vendors Huawei and ZTE . [Full Article...]

Trump expressed hope to see Rob Porter return to White House

Trump expressed hope to see Rob Porter return to White House Porter's two ex-wives accused him of abusing them during their marriages in media accounts this week. "But we certainly wish him well, obviously a tough time for him". Trump spent as much as two hours a day with him. And I think you have to remember that. The allegations proved all the more credible after Porter's first ex-wife, Colbie Holderness, shared a photo of herself with a black eye th... [Full Article...]


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