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Senate to vote on amended 4 percent pay raise

Senate to vote on amended 4 percent pay raise Gov. Jim Justice on Tuesday had announced that the teachers' strike, which had kept 300,000 students out of classrooms, had come to an end after four days when the state agreed to give teachers a 5 percent raise of $2,020. By Thursday evening, the Department of Education said public schools in all 55 counties remained shuttered. "It's time for Senate Republicans to stop playing games with ... [Full Article...]

EU's Tusk: No Brexit progress without Irish border solution

EU's Tusk: No Brexit progress without Irish border solution Here the Prime Minister has softened her tone somewhat, recognising that the United Kingdom will continue to be affected by decisions of the European Court of Justice even after the United Kingdom leaves its jurisdiction. "If in London someone assumes that the negotiations will deal with other issues first, before moving to the Irish issue, my response would be: Ireland first", Tusk warned in Dubl... [Full Article...]

Nightclub Has Licence Revoked After Horse Stunt

Nightclub Has Licence Revoked After Horse Stunt Miami Beach City Manager Jimmy Morales announced Friday that he was revoking the Mokai Lounge's business license. " I was disgusted and offended that any legitimate businessperson would think this was an appropriate action to take ". "This activity was not permitted, and as soon as we became aware, I immediately instructed staff to act swiftly in remedying this situation". Miami Beach police ... [Full Article...]

IAF to rescue students caught in forest fire in Tamil Nadu

IAF to rescue students caught in forest fire in Tamil Nadu The district administration of the Theni area sought help from the Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who immediately asked the Indian Air Force (IAF) at Sulur in Coimbatore to pick into action and safely evacuate all the students. "Operation continues", reads Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's tweet on the forest fire in Tamil Nadu. Fire tenders have also reached the spot to rescue the s... [Full Article...]

Trump looking at adding impeachment lawyer to WH team — NY Times

Trump looking at adding impeachment lawyer to WH team — NY Times Flood now works with law firm Williams & Connolly, and represented Bill Clinton during the Democrat's impeachment proceedings in 1998 amid the Monica Lewinsky scandal. In one case, Trump asked White House counsel Don McGahn to deny reporting that the president wanted him to fire Mueller a year ago, and on another occasion, Trump reportedly asked his former chief of staff Reince Priebus if hi... [Full Article...]

Hope Hicks told House intel committee her email was hacked

Hope Hicks told House intel committee her email was hacked Ms. Hicks, at the time the White House communications director, was being questioned about her correspondence by Rep. Jim Himes, Connecticut Democrat. She also acknowledged telling "white lies" on Trump's behalf. Hicks' correspondence - and that of others who worked on the Trump campaign - has been a subject of interest for special counsel Robert Mueller , who is running the investigation in... [Full Article...]

European Union seeks clarity on whether it will be hit by United States tariffs

European Union seeks clarity on whether it will be hit by United States tariffs European Union officials said that while they shared US concerns about overcapacity in the steel sector, tariffs were not the answer, and stressed Europe's historic ties to the United States. According to Malmstrom, overcapacity is the root cause of problems in the sector, driven by "the fact that a lot of steel and aluminium production takes place under massive state subsidies, and under non-mark... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation conducts training launch of hypersonic missile Kinzhal

The ministry announced in the statement "MiG-31 jet of the Russian Aerospace Forces conducted a test launch of hypersonic aviation and missile system Kinzhal in a set district". The missile is meant to destroy surface and waterborne targets. Russian President Vladimir Putin's recent boasts of a new generation of high-tech weaponry have not changed America's strategic calculus, US Defence Secreta... [Full Article...]

China's Foreign Minister Urges US To Meet Soon with DPRK Representatives

The government has chose to pay full pension to the Indian soldiers killed or injured while guarding the Sino-India border. Seasonal swings - related to the shutdown of factories and office over the Chinese New Year holiday often make interpretation complicated, and this year a low base comparison from the previous year may have inflated the data. [Full Article...]

Rain changing to snow tonight could lead to messy Monday commute

Rain changing to snow tonight could lead to messy Monday commute There is a higher-than-normal level of uncertainty with this forecast and we will continue to refine the details as we get closer to Monday. We could still see a few showers in our northern counties during the morning, but the more widespread rain comes during the afternoon. [Full Article...]

Turkey in talks with Iraq to launch operation against PKK

Turkey in talks with Iraq to launch operation against PKK Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday (March 11) angrily lashed out at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, accusing the Western military alliance of failing to back Turkey's campaign against Kurdish militia in Syria. The operation's media branch on Saturday said their new push had left Afrin's eastern side "exposed" to advancing fighters. Turkish jets have destroyed at least 18 PKK te... [Full Article...]

NASA will fly you to the sun, well at least your name

NASA will fly you to the sun, well at least your name The agency announced that the probe can also carry your name on its way to the Sun. NASA is inviting people around the world to submit their names online to be placed on a microchip aboard its historic solar probe launching this summer. It will collect vital information about the life of stars including solar flares. The primary science goals for the mission are to trace how energy and heat move... [Full Article...]

Republicans Want Trump To Back Off His Tariff Proposal

Republicans Want Trump To Back Off His Tariff Proposal President Trump signed proclamations Thursday imposing duties of 25 percent on imported steel and 10 percent on aluminum that will take effect in 15 days. "The president's right to point out that there are abuses", Mr. Ryan said . " Many of the countries that treat us the worst on trade and on military are our allies". [Full Article...]

Elizabeth Warren seeks to put 'Pocahontas' barbs behind her

Elizabeth Warren seeks to put 'Pocahontas' barbs behind her Warren further said she believes her family member's claims of Native American ancestry have been sufficient, at least for her, in addressing any questions that could be raised on the issue. Rob Gray, a Republican political analyst, said the criticism could hurt Warren more if it came from a rival Democrat. Warren's playbook has precedent. [Full Article...]

Suresh Bhaiyyaji Joshi re-elected as General Secretary of RSS for 3 years

Suresh Bhaiyyaji Joshi re-elected as General Secretary of RSS for 3 years In view of huge progress in his tenure, re-election was mooted. The resolution stressed the importance of primary education as basic platform of learning, and insisted that early school years should have mother-tongue as medium of instruction across the country. [Full Article...]

Jhansi medical college incident: Uttar Pradesh government suspends 4 employees

Jhansi medical college incident: Uttar Pradesh government suspends 4 employees But Ghanshyam's mother Devki told the authorities that the doctor put the leg under his head as a pillow was not available, said local journalists who spoke to the family. The cleaner was immediately rushed to the Jhansi medical college hospital where the doctors amputated his leg to prevent the infection from spreading, reports said. [Full Article...]

Jennings: House Wants More Spending, Senate Looks to Cut

The appropriation, House Bill 1122, needed 75 votes to pass. The House passed a bill March 1 that included anti-sexual harassment language as part of a broader ethics bill. One piece of legislation allows an immediate family member or law enforcement to petition a judge to bar anyone deemed to pose a serious risk of harm from purchasing or possessing a firearm. [Full Article...]

Complaint lodged against Bihar BJP state President Nityanand Rai

Complaint lodged against Bihar BJP state President Nityanand Rai Alam is son of RJD MP Taslimuddin, whose death past year has necessitated the bypoll. The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) has fielded Taslimuddin's son Sarfaraz Alam, who quit Janata Dal (United) to contest the seat on RJD ticket. Similarly, Jehanabad seat also fell vacant following the death of RJD MLA Mundrika Singh Yadav. The Congress has fielded Sureetha Kareem for Gorakhpur and Manish Mishra for P... [Full Article...]

Australia dodges USA metal tariffs after Trump, Turnbull do deal

Australia dodges USA metal tariffs after Trump, Turnbull do deal Mr Trump said last Friday that he was working on a security agreement with Australia that would exempt the country from planned tariffs on steel and aluminium imports. But EU leaders, most of whom are also North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, say the argument is illegitimate because even during crisis they could still be expected to be reliable sources of the materials. [Full Article...]

Hope Hicks Told House Panel of Hacked Email Account

Hope Hicks Told House Panel of Hacked Email Account Hicks, who has worked for Donald Trump in various capacities since 2014, appeared before the House Intelligence Committee investigating Russian election-meddling on February 28 and was grilled by lawmakers for almost seven hours. Hicks's communications have come under scrutiny by both the House Intelligence Russia investigation and the investigation of special counsel Robert Mueller, who reporte... [Full Article...]


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