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by | March 08, 2018 | 06:09

In Florida , lawmakers have approved a bill to keep DST year-round. Florida is a step closer to living up to its nickname as "The Sunshine State". That's right, you lose an hour of sleep this weekend. If approved, Florida would join Arizona and Hawaii as states that have exempted themselves from a 1966 law establishing a uniform time across the country.

by | March 08, 2018 | 04:49

Former White House communications director Hope Hicks told the House Intelligence Committee last week that an email account of hers was hacked, NBC News reported Wednesday. Further, "there was no indication from any of the sources that those questions were pursued by the committee", according to the report. Her email correspondences, as well as those of other Trump campaign staffers, have been of particular interest to special counsel Robert Mueller's investigators, as they continue ...

by | March 08, 2018 | 06:21

In an unexpected plot twist, actor Upendra announced a new political party called "Prajakeeya" on Tuesday, after formally breaking away from the Karnataka Prajnavanthara Janata Paksha (KPJP) that he was heading thus far. "In a release, members of the new outfit Prajaakeeya said, ".it was unanimously made a decision to form a new party called PrajaaKeeya and contest the next possible election".

by | March 08, 2018 | 04:57

Responding to the verdict, CPI (M) state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan told reporters that the CPI (M) did not fear a probe by the CBI since it had nothing to hide. "Vijayan should relinquish the home portfolio as the High Court has criticised the investigation of the case by the state police', Rajasekharan said".

by | March 08, 2018 | 06:01

The 32-year-old heir to the throne has also helped institute sweeping changes for women, including allowing them the right to drive for the first time in the country's history. British arms companies are some of the biggest suppliers of weapons to Saudi Arabia, and the British government has approved billions of pounds in export licences over the past three years.

by | March 08, 2018 | 05:53

Speaking in an interview with state television, Putin said western sanctions for Moscow's annexation of Crimea and the insurgency in eastern Ukraine were part of "illegitimate and unfair" efforts to contain Russian Federation, and added that "we will win in the long run".

by | March 08, 2018 | 05:48

Commuters faced "a furnace engulfed in flames" when the device exploded at Parsons Green, in the city's west, last September. The device exploded in a ball of fire as the train pulled into Parsons Green station at 8.20am on September 15 past year, leaving passengers badly burned.

by | March 08, 2018 | 04:52

However, the ban remains in place in northeastern Pennsylvania on I-84. The state department of transportation issued travel restrictions on parts of interstates 84, 380, 80, 78 and 81, banning various types of tractor-trailers, passenger vehicles hauling trailers, RVs and motorcycles starting at midnight.

by | March 08, 2018 | 05:05

Trump said in the fall elections states should deploy voting systems with paper backups, which he said is "old fashioned, but it's always good". But in response to a question from a Swedish reporter, Trump said he had no concerns about Russian meddling in the midterms, and again insisted that the Kremlin's interference in the 2016 election had no bearing on the outcome.

by | March 08, 2018 | 04:41

It's no secret that our oceans have a problem with pollution from plastic waste, with currents spreading it far and wide. Rich Horner posted the video on Facebook , showing the pollution at Manta Point off the island of Nusa Penida last week.

by | March 08, 2018 | 04:31

Republican incumbents in competitive districts need to respond to voters who are often more open to gun restrictions than those in districts that are easy wins, said Ryan Williams, a Republican strategist at FP1 Strategies. But the House started today's session by dismissing any idea of banning assault weapons, while debating how a Guardian program might work. Critics see that as posing a particular risk to minority students who they say are more likely to be shot in the heat of a ...

by | March 08, 2018 | 05:10

George Nader, a Lebanese American businessman who helped organize and attended the Seychelles meeting, has testified on the matter before a grand jury gathering evidence about discussions between the Trump transition team and emissaries of the Kremlin, as part of Mueller's investigation into Russian efforts to interfere with the 2016 election.

by | March 08, 2018 | 05:11

Pinnick described Coca-Cola as a super brand that the Federation was happy to partner with, and stated that the Nigerian Football family is delighted with the arrival of the World Cup trophy. The trophy, which will go on a tour of 91 cities in 51 countries across six continents before the World Cup commences, touched down at the Airport around 11am.

by | March 08, 2018 | 04:07

When the officer in charge learned of the discovery, he ordered a more thorough search, and additional bones were found . After analyzing and measuring the bones in 1940, physician D. "There are many examples of erroneous assessments by anthropologists of the period. Therefore his sex assessment of the Nikumaroro bones can not be assumed to be correct", the study's abstract reads.

by | March 08, 2018 | 03:11

In an interview Monday night with The Associated Press , Sam Nunberg said he was angry over Mueller's request to have him appear in front of a grand jury and turn over thousands of emails and other communications with other ex-officials, among them his mentor Roger Stone.

by | March 08, 2018 | 03:43

It's most obvious in the Republican House primaries for seats opened by retiring GOP incumbents. She compared herself to President Donald Trump, did no media interviews and spent $6 million of her own money to get 12,000 votes, enough to move toward a runoff later this spring.

by | March 08, 2018 | 04:03

An EMS/fire tower tumbled in Logan County. Forecasters are warning of a high risk of wildfires after one blaze burned 10,000 hay bales in the southwest part of the state. The Greenwood County Sheriff sent a reminder on their official Facebook account reminding drivers to stay away from those fire areas. The Kansas Division of Emergency Management said firefighters responded to at least 12 fires after helping to extinguish almost 20 other fires.

by | March 08, 2018 | 03:59

Investigators said a boy and girl, both 17, were shot inside the school just after the last bell rang. The surviving student was reportedly in stable condition, and the wounded adult was treated on the scene. It says students were subsequently let go and police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting. Chief Wilson added that the female victim has died.

by | March 08, 2018 | 02:12

Investigators and psychiatrists also have visited Cruz in his single-person cell in the jail's infirmary, where officers note his activities every 15 minutes. She said their faces lit up when they talked about therapy dogs that have been brought to campus to help them. She said that arming teachers - a controversial idea proposed by Donald Trump - should be considered as an option but not a requirement.

by | March 08, 2018 | 02:18

A Vienna public transport company, the Wiener Linien, said in a statement that the city's U3 metro line has been affected by the police operation. Authorities are investigating whether the two incidents are connected. "There were maybe. one or two dozen policemen (at the site of the attack.) And they are still there", he said. Clemens Oistric, a journalist at Austrian newspaper Heute, said he was in his office nearby during the attack.

by | March 08, 2018 | 02:12

The winner's charitable plans will also be announced, including a major donation made in support of New Hampshire nonprofits. He argued that had the victor created the trust before signing the ticket, she could have collected her winnings without making her identity public.

by | March 08, 2018 | 03:15

Averring that Congress has become a problem unto itself and thereby to state as well, Yogi who air dashed to the city amidst ongoing session of UP assembly, 3-hours behind schedule, said development is important for any society. "I assure you Karnataka will also become a part of the Congress mukt Bharat", he added. BJP governments were providing security to the people and carrying out development works which assured them a bright future, Adityanath said.

by | March 08, 2018 | 03:09

In all, some 40 bills have been introduced in the General Assembly on gun issues so far this year, including some that would loosen gun restrictions. The Florida Senate was expected to vote on its version of the school safety bill Monday.

by | March 08, 2018 | 01:39

It's a fraction of what it once was. "If you put a 10% tariff on aluminum, it's a cent and a half on a six pack of beer and it's $25,000 on a $330m [Boeing 777]", Navarro said . Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner and staff from the State Department and National Security Council will be meeting Wednesday with Mexico's president and foreign minister in Mexico City .

by | March 08, 2018 | 00:55

His comments came amid a mixed bag of reactions to Seoul's announcement on Tuesday that the North was willing to hold denuclearisation talks with the United States and would freeze all provocative acts while talks were in progress. Chung said he had a verbal message from Kim Jong-un that he will relay to USA officials but it was unclear whether he would meet Trump . President Moon Jae-in's national security advisor and the director of National Intelligence will be visiting the United States ...

by | March 08, 2018 | 01:20

Russian Federation will host its first FIFA World Cup from June 14 to July 15. Earlier in the day, Johnson said it would be "very hard to imagine" that the United Kingdom representation at the World Cup could "go ahead in a normal way" in light of the Salisbury incident, stressing that London will "certainly consider that".

by | March 08, 2018 | 00:40

Long thought to never see the light of day, that interview will now air on Fox Sunday, with the blessing of Ron Goldman's father, Fred. She told Inside Edition that "The interview is so odd. 'We've all seen the grizzly pictures after, I think everything would have been covered in blood. Simpson was found not guilty of Brown Simpson and Goldman's murders the following year after a highly-publicised trial.

by | March 08, 2018 | 00:32

An alert message sent to parents and staff late Tuesday morning indicated that police had identified the source of the threat, dismissal times and after school activities would go on as normally planned. "Our office takes all threats seriously", Wells said. There was no foundation to the threat made against the school and an arrest was made. "We will take appropriate action".

by | March 08, 2018 | 00:26

The relations may have thawed a little, as Trump reminded people that " China is great" and praised the hospitality of Xi during Trump's trip to China. The President for life. I don't think so. "You never know. I hope she's happy". Previously, Trump cited the unfounded - later disproven -claims by the CIA that Iraq secretly had weapons of mass destruction to attack USA intelligence.

by | March 08, 2018 | 00:25

Pakistan, and Nepal have agreed to enhance cooperation in political, economic, defence and cultural fields. With numerous countries in the eight-nation grouping joining the India-led initiative, Pakistan was forced to postpone the summit. "Nepal is an important regional country and a close friend". Prime Minister KP Shama Oli will hold a bilateral meeting with the visiting Prime Minister and exchange views on matters of mutual interest.

by | March 08, 2018 | 01:24

Late Tuesday, the US Justice Department (DOJ) sued California, upping the battle between The Trump Administration and state/local governments over the issue of providing sanctuaries from a crackdown on immigration enforcement. However, the topic of sanctuary cities and California has been a hot and controversial topic. The Justice Department during the Obama administration also sued North Carolina and Texas over their voter ID laws, and it sued Arizona over a law created to crack down on ...

by | March 08, 2018 | 00:57

In the video, a man can be seen taking a drag from a cigarette and then flicking it into the enclosure. It's picked up by the reddish-brown primate, who expertly puffs on it to laughter from the crowd. A petition calling for Bandung Zoo to be closed has almost 1 million signatures. In addition, the petition also states that tourists often report that the animals look ill and weak.

by | March 08, 2018 | 00:08

It was decided in the meeting that the demand would be presented to the central leadership of the PML-N. The meeting was also attended by Jamiat Ulema-e-Fazl (JUI-F) Chief Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman and Hasil Khan Bizenjo among other leaders. A delegation led by Rafique has called on MQM-P chief Farooq Sattar in Islamabad to woo the 5-senator strong MQM-P into supporting PML-N. "This is not what I want", said Zardari when asked about Nawaz Sharif's backing of PPP's Raza Rabbani for Senate ...

by | March 08, 2018 | 00:47

About 577,579 shares traded or 19.25% up from the average. Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has risen 28.96% since March 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 60.42% the S&P500. Analysts await Lennar Corporation (NYSE:LEN) to report earnings on April, 9. Schwab Charles Inv Mngmt holds 381,236 shares. Delta Asset Management Tn holds 0.47% in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) or 37,642 shares.

by | March 08, 2018 | 01:00

We were not bothered about the victory of regional parties. UDP general secretary Jemino Mawthoh said his party, too, has made it clear during the meeting that it favours a non-Congress Government in the State. An alliance of several parties, including the BJP, was sworn in Meghalaya today and Modi extended his greetings to new Chief Minister Conrad Sangma .