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Donald Trump 'BANS British tourists from White House tours' Donald Trump 'BANS British tourists from White House tours'
- March 12, 2017

Attendees included her stepdaughter, Ivanka Trump; Vice President Mike Pence's wife, Karen; White House counselor Kellyanne Conway; and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. Interviews for the new poll were conducted from March 1 to March 4 by telephone with 1,025 adult Americans. Men also tend to like Melania Trump more than women with 58 percent of male respondents saying they viewed her positively, versus the 46 percent of women who say the same. (more...)
Kim Jong-nam's 'son' surfaces in online video Kim Jong-nam's 'son' surfaces in online video
- March 11, 2017

On Wednesday, Kim's son Han Sol appeared in a video lasting 40 seconds posted on the website of a little known group called Cheollima Civil Defense , which appears to be involved in encouraging defections from North Korea. "Diplomatic relations between Malaysia and North Korea will not be severed, as we need to continue communicating with them to find a solution", Najib said in a statement on his blog. (more...)
Owen Farrell faces last-minute fitness test for a ridiculous injury Owen Farrell faces last-minute fitness test for a ridiculous injury
- March 11, 2017

We'll know by 3pm tomorrow whether it'll be Farrell or Ben Te'o wearing the 12 shirt at Twickenham, with England expected to leave it until the very last minute to make their decision. Because you don't know how to fix your own auto, you always end up paying through the roof. "Eddie has done a good job, he's a very good coach, a very thorough and competitive person, and he brings that to his coaching". (more...)
Shocking Pope Francis says he may consider ordaining married men! Shocking Pope Francis says he may consider ordaining married men!
- March 11, 2017

Pope Francis has expressed renewed openness to allowing married priests in the Catholic Church. "This shows the importance that ( Pope) Francis attributes to this visit and, ultimately, to Colombia", he said . The idea of permitting married priests has been simmering at lower levels in the church in recent years. There is roughly one priest for every 10,000 Catholics in this area. (more...)
Justin Trudeau's terrific celebration of International Women's Day puts Trump to shame Justin Trudeau's terrific celebration of International Women's Day puts Trump to shame
- March 11, 2017

He said far too many women and girls around the world see reproductive rights violated and, in many cases, are subject to gender and sexual-based violence and "harmful practices" such as female genital mutilation. "I think I'll spend International Women's Day focused on the women who encouraged me to be who I am instead". One of those is the hard truth that plenty of women don't have a "male ally". (more...)
Canadian judge who shamed sexual assault complainant in 2014 rape trial resigns Canadian judge who shamed sexual assault complainant in 2014 rape trial resigns
- March 11, 2017

A review of court transcripts from the trial revealed Mr Camp called the complainant " the accused " numerous times and spoke to her in a way that was " condescending, humiliating and disrespectful ". Throughout the trial, Camp falsely referred to the woman as "the accused" and suggested she could have staved off the alleged attack. In a later trial before another judge, Wagar was again found not guilty of the charge. (more...)
Inventive college student juggles his way out of DUI Inventive college student juggles his way out of DUI
- March 10, 2017

He had not been drinking, but he did have a taillight out. The junior was driving home from the library late Friday night. "I would have been silly not to", Puckett said. According to the New York Post , Puckett's license plate reads " JUGGLER ". Puckett got out of the vehicle after McKay returned and from there things took an unexpected turn. (more...)
Multiple People Injured In Axe Attack At Düsseldorf, Germany Train Station Multiple People Injured In Axe Attack At Düsseldorf, Germany Train Station
- March 10, 2017

Kerstiens estimated around five people were injured. Federal police tweeted that "speculation won't help" and said Dusseldorf police would inform the public about the ongoing operation at the main station. Germany suffered a terror attack in Berlin in December previous year when a lorry ploughed into a Christmas market, killing 12 and injuring 56. The station has since been evacuated with a heavy police presence now on scene. (more...)
Unfortunate that people link 'spirituality' with 'religion': PM Modi Unfortunate that people link 'spirituality' with 'religion': PM Modi
- March 09, 2017

The woman, identified as Shalini from Greater Noida on the outskirts of New Delhi , tried to reach the stage while Modi was speaking at the event to mark the International Women's Day. "All the parties accused us of many things but none could accuse us of not curbing price rise", he said. He said the poor gain the most when we achieve cleanliness and eliminate dirt. (more...)
Mitchell Marsh ruled out of remaining two Tests due to shoulder injury Mitchell Marsh ruled out of remaining two Tests due to shoulder injury
- March 09, 2017

Earlier, Marsh was included in Australia?s Test squad for India despite having been ruled out of the successful ODI series against Pakistan after injuring the same shoulder. "I thought he played really well in the second innings in Pune", Lehmann said. Selectors will strongly consider including Glenn Maxwell or Ashton Agar in the XI as a spinning allrounder, likewise the prospect of beefing up the batting order with Usman Khawaja. (more...)
Trump administration weighs TSA, Coast Guard cuts Trump administration weighs TSA, Coast Guard cuts
- March 09, 2017

As reported by various media outlets including Business Insider , President Trump's budget proposal could include up to $1.3 billion in cuts to the U.S. Loy, who also served as administrator of the TSA when it was established after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, told Politico . "It is ignorant of what constitutes national security". (more...)
China reveals plan to prevent 'head-on collision' between US and North Korea China reveals plan to prevent 'head-on collision' between US and North Korea
- March 09, 2017

The proposal from the Chinese foreign minister however appeared to fall flat, with Britain, France and Japan saying that North Korea must take the first step to show that it was ready to change course and abandon its military and nuclear programs. (more...)
White Rhino Killed, Horn Taken, From French Zoo White Rhino Killed, Horn Taken, From French Zoo
- March 08, 2017

Vince was shot three times in the head after they forced their way into the zoo overnight. The poachers apparently tried to saw off Vince's second horn, but stopped. While rhino horn-consumers normally find horns in auctions and other exhibition venues, this would be the first time in Europe that poachers attack an animal living in a zoo in such a fashion. (more...)
Six held for abusing minor girls in Kerala orphanage Six held for abusing minor girls in Kerala orphanage
- March 08, 2017

Five nuns Sisters Tessy Jose, Ancy Mathew, Aneesa, Lissy Maria and Ophilia and two others were accused after they failed to report that the girl had given birth to a boy last month at a hospital. It is being reported that all the minor girls were molested at a shop near the orphanage and were lured on the pretext of giving them candies while going to school. (more...)
R-rated 'Logan' tears up weekend box office with $85.3 million R-rated 'Logan' tears up weekend box office with $85.3 million
- March 08, 2017

The film, a loose adaptation of Mark Millar and Steve McNiven's "Old Man Logan ", finds a world-weary Wolverine becoming the custodian of a small girl with special abilities. That's the best showing for a Christian-leaning movie since Heaven Is Real came out to $22.5 million nearly three years ago. Get Out , the race-conscious horror film directed by Jordan Peele, fell just 26 percent, a scant decline for a horror title. (more...)
White House condemns escalating anti-Semitic threats across US White House condemns escalating anti-Semitic threats across US
- March 08, 2017

Const. Jenifferjit Sidhu, spokesperson for the Toronto Police Service, said the school and the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre, in which the school is located, have been evacuated as police investigate. The damage from these threats is far-reaching, often disrupting our classrooms and requiring the deployment of bomb squads and other SWAT equipment. "We write to underscore the need for swift action with regard to the deeply troubling series of anonymous bomb threats made against Jewish ... (more...)
Senate Judiciary Committee considers nomination of Rod Rosenstein to be deputy AG
- March 08, 2017

Originally appointed by President George W. Bush, he kept his post under the Obama administration. To those with misgivings about how a Trump appointee might cave to political pressures, Silverman has reassuring words about the Harvard Law grad's reputation. (more...)
Attari border: Pakistan alleges 'spying' after India hoists its tallest tricolor Attari border: Pakistan alleges 'spying' after India hoists its tallest tricolor
- March 08, 2017

The previous title-holder of the nation's highest flag was a 293-foot-high tricolour hoisted at Ranchi in Jharkhand. It is the tallest flag in the country which can be visible easily from the Lahore, Pakistan. Pakistan complained to the Border Security Force, India's paramilitary force stationed on the borders, regarding the flag. The flag weighing 55 tonnes is 110 metre-long and 24 metres wide and is expected to become a major tourist attraction at the Attari-Wagah border. (more...)
'Significant' quantity of infant remains found at Catholic-run home
- March 07, 2017

The Irish government in 2014 formed the commission following the work of a local Tuam historian, Catherine Corless, who found death certificates for almost 800 children who were residents at the facility but burial records for only two. "A small number of remains were recovered for the objective of analysis", the commission said. "Radiocarbon dating of the samples recovered suggest that the remains date from the time frame relevant to the operation of the mother and baby home". (more...)
I will decide if to sell Alexis Sanchez or not - Wenger I will decide if to sell Alexis Sanchez or not - Wenger
- March 07, 2017

But for Arsenal , it has become a trend lately. What was bad in the first half was the collective performance. He was sitting when Roberto Firmino scored after nine minutes. "We have to give our best", Wenger said. So imagine how he feels playing only 45 minutes. Liverpool, however, dominated proceedings after that and had several chances to reestablish their two-goal cushion but were let down by their own profligacy in a game that was very much end-to-end. (more...)