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Attack on Afghan checkpoint kills 10 forces personnel

Attack on Afghan checkpoint kills 10 forces personnel Khalili said renewed efforts by the council will result in official talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban. "We have asked the central government for additional troops before Farah city falls into the hands of the Taliban", Salehi said. [Full Article...]

Sierra Leone's election heads to run-off after opposition wins first round

Sierra Leone's election heads to run-off after opposition wins first round The service was providedby blockchain firm Agora , reports Business Insider , and allowed each paper ballot to be logged using the specialised technology. Given that none of the top two candidates got the 55% threshold stipulated by the law, a runoff within two weeks of the final declaration, as required by law, will take place March 27, announced the National Electoral Commission (NEC). [Full Article...]

Barack Obama Reveals His NCAA Tournament Bracket

Barack Obama Reveals His NCAA Tournament Bracket His Final Four? Virginia, UNC, Villanova and Michigan State. The former President selected Michigan State, a 3-seed, to win the men's NCAA tournament. That one, however, was his correct national title pick: North Carolina. Obama also has UConn, Notre Dame, Mississippi State and Louisville in the women's bracket, with UConn beating Mississippi State in the final game. [Full Article...]

'Trump seeking to slap steep tariff on Chinese imports', says report

'Trump seeking to slap steep tariff on Chinese imports', says report Trump has said that the tariffs are necessary on national security grounds, but European Union trade chief Cecilia Malmstrom insisted this is a ruse: "We suspect that the USA move is effectively not based on security considerations but an economic safeguard measure in disguise". [Full Article...]

Report of gunman on campus at Chicago's Northwestern University

Report of gunman on campus at Chicago's Northwestern University Police later confirmed in a press conference that they believe the incident is a hoax after police met with the alleged victim in person and found that she was safe. . Remain in safe place. "More info will be provided when available". No gun was found at the scene. According to Chicago Sun News , police have officially called the incident a "hoax". [Full Article...]

NAS Oceana-based jet crashes in Key West

NAS Oceana-based jet crashes in Key West A blaze engulfed the jet before it crashed around a mile away from the runway, a witness told Local 10 News. Hecht said the officers were rescued from the water and taken to Lower Keys Medical Center for treatment. The squadron was completing a detachment to Naval Air Station Key West. ABC News reported that a spokesperson said one pilot ejected but it was "unclear whether the pilot was over lan... [Full Article...]

Hearing date set for Stormy Daniels lawsuit against Trump

Hearing date set for Stormy Daniels lawsuit against Trump She has offered to return the $130,000 she received so that she can be free to "speak openly and freely about her prior relationship with the president and the attempts to silence her". The judge, Elizabeth Feffer of Los Angeles Superior Court, is under consideration for a federal appointment by Trump, according to Avenatti, who filed the motion. [Full Article...]

Tourist Walks Into The Red Sea And Casually Gives Birth

Tourist Walks Into The Red Sea And Casually Gives Birth Dahab, which lies 50 miles northeast of the popular resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, has become increasingly popular with moms-to-be aiming for a seawater birth, according to local media reports. The newborn is brought to the shore where another child seems to have been waiting for them. The couple and the elderly doctor who assisted with the birth, are reportedly Russian. [Full Article...]

Bomb kills 9, wounds 27 in eastern Pakistan

Bomb kills 9, wounds 27 in eastern Pakistan Police were deployed in the area to provide security to a congregation of the religious group. Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Operations Punjab Dr Haider Ashraf confirmed that an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) and a Station House Officer (SHO) are among injured persons. [Full Article...]

Maran brothers discharged in illegal BSNL telephone exchange scam

Maran brothers discharged in illegal BSNL telephone exchange scam The court said that everybody has been discharged as no case was made out. Among others who were let off by the court today were BSNL general manager K Brahmanathan, former deputy general manager MP Velusamy and Dayanidhi's private secretary Gauthaman. [Full Article...]

Ben Carson Unearths Exciting New Evidence of His Own Incompetence

Ben Carson Unearths Exciting New Evidence of His Own Incompetence Carson's team later claimed that the legal cap did not apply to the $31,000 furniture order, because the dining set would be for the benefit of the entire Hud headquarters staff. "I believe Allison has print outs of the furniture the Secretary and Mrs. Carson picked out", Rodriguez wrote, referring to Allison Mills, Carson's executive assistant. [Full Article...]

Snow warning for the Isle of Wight

Snow warning for the Isle of Wight Forecasters have warned more rain, high winds and even snow could be on its way this week. The Met Office has issued yellow weather warnings between Friday, March 16, and Sunday, March 18, in preparation for snow and ice. Ms Maxey said temperatures in some rural areas of the United Kingdom may struggle to climb above zero. Cold air is moving our way from Europe and it will see temperatures plu... [Full Article...]

What you didn't know about St. Patrick's Day

What you didn't know about St. Patrick's Day Adult tickets are $20, and children's tickets are $10. The tradition of the World's Smallest St. Patrick's Day Parade began in 1993 with former Enterprise Chamber President Kathleen Sauer. If you're visiting Atlanta for the first time, this will be the flawless excursion to tour some of Atlanta's coolest neighborhoods including Edgewood Centennial Park , Peachtree District and more! The origi... [Full Article...]

Sessions May Fire McCabe Days Before He's Set to Retire

Sessions May Fire McCabe Days Before He's Set to Retire The New York Times reports that an internal recommendation has been given to Sessions arguing that McCabe deserves to be fired. "The Department follows a prescribed process by which an employee may be terminated", DOJ spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores said in a statement. [Full Article...]

New Zealand diplomat in trouble over tweet about United States politics

New Zealand diplomat in trouble over tweet about United States politics New Zealand censored diplomat Caroline Beresford's vulgar tweets on Wednesday that urged the U.S. Democratic Party to get their "shit together or we all die". The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade says it's taking "appropriate action" after reports by website Newsroom that New Zealand's deputy head of mission to the United States, Caroline Beresford, had Tweeted about USA domestic elections. [Full Article...]

Metro Detroit Weather: Winter Weather Advisory for Sanilac, St. Clair counties

Metro Detroit Weather: Winter Weather Advisory for Sanilac, St. Clair counties Downtown shuttle service will be discontinued at 1:00 p.m. and the Spa/Pub will be closing at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday . More snow could accumulate in the Triangle during heavier periods of precipitation as the storm intensifies. Wind gusts of 40 miles per hour could cause areas of blowing and drifting snow during the day Wednesday . Tonight there will be a chance of snow mixed with rain after 7... [Full Article...]

JUST IN: Reps to override Buhari on Peace corps bill

JUST IN: Reps to override Buhari on Peace corps bill Briefing newsmen, Chairman, House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Honourable Abdulrasaq Namdas said that, the House had earlier decided that "We will not act on the electoral act until the president either assent or choose to withhold his assent, and from there we will know the action that we are going to take". [Full Article...]

Claire Foy paid less than co-star on "The Crown"

Claire Foy paid less than co-star on Colman will replace Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth II, while Bonham Carter will portray the royal sister, Princess Margaret. "However, Hollywood and London may have to reassess whether there should be some kind of SAG pay scale". Smith did not receive any award season recognition for his work as Prince Philip. If we base actors' salaries on their past roles, rather than the demands of their... [Full Article...]

Snow piles up in Northeast as blizzard begins winding down

Snow piles up in Northeast as blizzard begins winding down A stormy week should help us recover a bit from our dry winter so far. At the Yotel hotel in Boston's Seaport neighbourhood, guests were busy rescheduling their flights over breakfast or, in the case of 80-year-old Roy Zaloom of Ramsey, New Jersey, preparing for a morning drive back home with his family. [Full Article...]

LeBron James Hits Career-High 14th Triple-Double

LeBron James Hits Career-High 14th Triple-Double In the 19 games he's missed, the Ohio-based outfit has gone 10-9 over that stretch and could really do with him back in the lineup. Last October the Cavs small forward told American GQ that he would loathe to be that washed up star in the game, but "damn sure would love to stick around if my oldest son can have an opportunity to play against me". [Full Article...]


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