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by | March 03, 2018 | 11:38

Though there was only a dusting or a few centimeters in some areas, for many locals in Rome the very presence of snow thick enough to cover the streets might as well be a blizzard. Russian Federation itself was not spared, with its meteorological service warning of "abnormally cold" temperatures of between minus 14 C during the day and minus 24 C overnight.

by | March 03, 2018 | 12:32

Gates who pleaded guilty to conspiring against the US and making false statements to the special counsel's office and Federal Bureau of Investigation, was given permission to travel to Boston, Mass., for spring break with his wife and four children but had to cancel their plans due to online threats towards Gates and his family, Politico reported Thursday.

by | March 03, 2018 | 11:09

Overall the Dow lost 343.7 points, or 1.4 per cent, the S&P 500 29.03 points, or 1.1 per cent and the Nasdaq Composite 77.10 points, or 1.1 per cent. The calm evaporated about a couple of hours later, at 10:42 a.m. The dollar has been supported after the Fed chair's comments. The Institute for Supply Management said its manufacturing index rose to 60.8% in February, up from 59.1% in January, to reach the highest level since May 2004.

by | March 03, 2018 | 11:39

The bill by Rep. Stephen Dwight, a Lake Charles Republican, would move the rate to 4.25 percent. "I think we have some room to get to where we need to be". The House has to muster 70 votes to bring that bill back to life Friday. Edwards called the special session, asking lawmakers to pass replacement taxes, saying without them, the TOPS free college tuition program, health care services and public safety programs would face deep cuts.

by | March 03, 2018 | 11:10

Irate commuters forced the doors open on a Southeastern train near Lewisham station, causing further delays as the train firm attempted to get people back into carriages. A Southeastern spokesman said: 'There are now severe delays to trains in the Lewisham area following a serious trespass incident. A Southeastern spokesman said: "There are now severe delays to trains in theLewisham area following a serious trespass incident".

by | March 03, 2018 | 11:43

In August 2016, he started back at Stoneman Douglas, but "the situation had deteriorated" by November, Runcie said. And Greg reports, there is bipartisan support for expanding mental health services in schools . After the Senate subcommittee session Monday, disappointed demonstrators in orange shirts who are pushing for gun safety pointed their fingers at the lawmakers and chanted "shame" and "vote them out".

by | March 03, 2018 | 10:13

The Egyptian top prosecution on Wednesday ordered the investigation of websites and social media outlets that publish false news or information undermining Egypt's national security and interests, official MENA news agency reported. An in-depth feature, " The Shadow Over Egypt ", released by the BBC on Saturday, documented the story of 23-year-old Zubeida Ibrahim who was last seen by her family in April 2017 shortly before her wedding.

by | March 03, 2018 | 10:21

West Africa's arid Sahel region is suffering a spike in violence by militant groups, some with links to al Qaeda and Islamic State, that is drawing an increasingly aggressive response from countries including France and the United States. The French Embassy came under attack around 10:15 a.m. Friday. Le Drian said the damage at the embassy was relatively minor. Eight militants were also reportedly killed.

by | March 03, 2018 | 11:08

He has already launched his election campaign. President Nicolás Maduro has registered to run for a second six-year term. The US government imposed financial sanctions on Venezuela in August, prohibiting dealing in new debt for Venezuela or its state oil company PDVSA.

by | March 03, 2018 | 11:19

In a statement , Netanyahu said a "professional team" would be appointed to come up with a solution to the tax measures which sparked the protest . They have roots in the 16th century, when churches began buying property in Jerusalem from the Ottomans, who ruled the city.

by | March 03, 2018 | 10:14

The victim Johnnie Jermaine Rush, 33, just got off of work after reportedly finishing a 13-hour shift at Cracker Barrel according to Citizen Times . 'All I'm trying to do is go home, man. Police Chief Tammy Hooper confirmed Hickman was no longer with the department. In response to the outlet publishing the bodycam footage, Hopper released a statement on Thursday condemning the acts and assuring residents that the matter was being investigated.

by | March 03, 2018 | 11:22

About 1.38 million shares traded or 80.75% up from the average. Boston Properties, Inc. (NYSE:BXP) has declined 2.18% since February 27, 2017 and is downtrending. Boston Properties (NYSE:BXP)'s stock had its "buy" rating reiterated by Argus in a note issued to investors on Monday. 4,068 were accumulated by Kentucky Retirement Insurance Trust Fund.

by | March 03, 2018 | 11:00

Meanwhile, United Democratic Party (UDP) is leading with four seats while Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) and its alliance National People's Party ( NPP ) are leading with six and 12 seats respectively. The party is of the view that it needs to be prepared for any eventuality and does not want a repeat of the Manipur assembly elections past year where despite being the largest party, the Congress could not form the government.

by | March 03, 2018 | 07:23

Protest of bureaucrats has continued on Monday as officials boycotted office affairs at civil secretariat against arrest of former Director General (DG) of Lahore Development Authority (LDA) Ahad Cheema in Ashiana Housing Scheme last week.

by | March 03, 2018 | 07:24

Analysts are expecting average earnings estimates of $-0.05 for the current quarter based on the opinion of 10 analysts, relating to high earnings per share estimates of $-0.02 and low estimates of $-0.09, however Halcon Resources (NYSE:HK) reported $0.66 earnings per share for the same quarter past year.

by | March 03, 2018 | 07:39

While that 3-point percentage is still below the league average, Johnson's overall shooting and decision making are significantly better. He then was credited with a layup when Drummond was called for goaltending. 3-BLAKE EFFECT - Since Blake Griffin joined the Pistons, their free-throw attempts have gone from 19.7 to 22.8 a game, taking them from 26th in the league before his arrival to 11th since.

by | March 03, 2018 | 08:00

Xavier can claim the title outright by beating DePaul on Saturday. "Being that it was one of our goals at the beginning of the season and now actually achieving our goal, it's kind of unreal", said Quentin Goodin, who added 18 points, one shy of his career high.

by | March 03, 2018 | 07:31

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said government shelling and limited clashes were reported on three fronts since the pause began: near Douma, in Harasta Farms, and near Shifouniyah. Sweden's deputy ambassador Carl Skau, speaking on behalf of resolution sponsors Sweden and Kuwait, also declared: "A five-hour cease-fire does not meet the requirements of the resolution".

by | March 03, 2018 | 07:26

Known as " dumping " - exporting a product at a lower price than the domestic price - China has been a global culprit for years. But the public show of confidence belies the fact that Trump's policy maneuver, which may ultimately harm US companies and American consumers, was announced without any internal review by government lawyers or his own staff, according to a review of an internal White House document.

by | March 03, 2018 | 07:25

McMaster isn't going anywhere", despite reports that he's joining the throng of advisers departing the administration. "That doesn't make sense". The president did not mention the plan during an hourlong discussion with the nation's governors Monday, which occurred one day after he met with leaders of the NRA.

by | March 03, 2018 | 08:18

Fans in Spokane and throughout Western Washington in King, Pierce and Snohomish Counties, encapsulating the greater Puget Sound metro area, can access the app. The price of YouTube TV is rising to $40 per month for new subscribers as of March 13, up from the initial $35 a month (which will not change for existing subscribers).

by | March 03, 2018 | 07:48

Kandahar Police Chief General Abdul Raziq said that efforts were being made to ensure the safe release of the hostages. The Taliban said the statement was in response to Wells's recent remarks that the USA has kept the doors of dialogue open for the Taliban.

by | March 03, 2018 | 06:49

United Nations peacekeeping top official welcomed Monday the increasing Lebanese army presence in southern Lebanon during a meeting with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri. There have been widespread reports since then that Riyadh had pressured him to resign from his post but the situation was later resolved relatively peacefully.

by | March 03, 2018 | 07:54

The conservative district, stretching across Pittsburgh's southern suburbs and southwestern Pennsylvania's coal mines, steel plants and gas fields, has always been a Republican stronghold and strongly backed Trump in 2016. Trump has made one visit to the district, and on Friday announced that he will return for a March 10 rally. Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden is set to headline a pair of rallies for Mr.

by | March 03, 2018 | 06:56

Sanders said that the meeting did not change the president's support for increasing age restrictions for the purchase of semi-automatic weapons, claiming instead that the reason President Trump has not spoken more on the subject is that he has not yet seen legislation related to that proposal.

by | March 03, 2018 | 07:34

A large number of suggestions received by the Ministry of WCD in hundreds of petitions have been incorporated in the Bill. The bill addresses the issue of trafficking from the point of view of prevention, rescue and rehabilitation. It also prescribes punishment ranging from 10 years to life imprisonment and fine of up to Rs 1 lakh for those convicted of trafficking others and says that in order to break the organized nexus, both at the national and worldwide level, their properties will ...

by | March 03, 2018 | 08:03

The IPS officer questioned the practice after she saw the miserable condition of her security officer's son, who was made to perform the ritual past year. The commission will scrutinize whether the ritual amounts to child rights violation. "I am planning to meet the Devaswom minister [minister in charge of temple affairs] in the Left Democratic Front government with a request to ban the ritual", he said.

by | March 03, 2018 | 07:59

The stock decreased 0.66% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $19.68. Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER ) has risen 42.59% since March 2, 2017 and is uptrending. OMER's mean recommendation on Reuter's scale presents no change from 1.83 thirty days ago to 1.83 now, which indicates a buy consensus from the analyst community.

by | March 03, 2018 | 06:14

An acquaintance of a prominent Chinese human rights lawyer declared that the lawyer has "mysteriously" lost his life in a military hospital. Li died shortly after he was brought to the hospital in Jiangsu district for slight stomachache, according to Li's relative.

by | March 03, 2018 | 06:08

The aftershock struck at 2:45am GMT at a depth of 10km. "There are massive, massive disruptions", Bando said. Secretary General of the Papua New Guinea Red Cross, Uvenama Rova, said he suspected the extent of the damage and the deaths could be significantly higher, gaging by the reports he received from his contacts in the affected area.

by | March 03, 2018 | 07:07

The 15-year-old's body was found in the Red River at the Alexander Docks in August 2014 after she came to Winnipeg to reconnect with her birth mother. She also said she would consider reforms dealing with jury selection more broadly. "That's the feeling", he said. The rally included drumming, dancing, and those in attendance were given a chance to speak.

by | March 03, 2018 | 07:21

Snowfall amounts will be determined by the exact track and intensity of this storm, which still remains uncertain as of Tuesday night. The Storm Prediction Center still indicates that we have a slight risk for severe weather over mainly NE TX, SE OK, & SW AR.

by | March 03, 2018 | 07:17

Tensions started to flare up when Zhirinovsky interrupted another candidate, Sergei Baburin, and Sobchak asked him to behave. The debate was aired nationwide by state-run Channel One on February 28. While all seven challengers participated, Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is widely expected to win the March 18 presidential election, did not take part in the debate.

by | March 03, 2018 | 06:46

Hudson Valley superintendents on Monday called on state and federal officials to enact stricter gun control laws and increase funding for mental-health services for children and their families. He urged senators to move "immediately to pass Fix NICS and build ...

by | March 03, 2018 | 07:25

Rubbishing the reports on the blocking of the release of funds to Prasar Bharati , the ministry on Friday said the public broadcaster's "autonomous" status did not free it of obligation to stick to government's rules for cost-cutting. Express Editorial | Prasar Bharati, accustomed to being leaned on, is pushing back. "For the record, irrespective of repeated reminders from the ministry, no MoU has been signed by Prasar Bharati".