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by | March 09, 2018 | 00:25

Terminals 1 and 2 have been impacted due to a technical glitch. An IT failure has caused chaos at Sydney Airport this morning with both the worldwide and domestic terminals affected. Inbound flights and Qantas flights from T3 remain unaffected. A technical issue is causing delays. "We are experiencing outbound delays while we fix this technical issue which we're working to rectify as quickly as we can", Sally Fielke, general manager of Corporate Affairs at the airport, told the ...

by | March 09, 2018 | 01:45

Hetmyer was equally devastating with the bat, the youngster whacking 14 fours and four sixes, and - like Gayle before him - was afforded a standing ovation after nicking Amir Hayat behind. Australia's Ricky Ponting's 29 centuries were against 10 countries, while his 30th was against the Asia XI in January 2005. Lewis fell for 31, but Shimron Hetmyer outdid even Gayle, plundering 127 to score his maiden worldwide ton.

by | March 08, 2018 | 23:08

Uganda joins the rest of the World today to mark the annual International Women's day . (The 19 Amendment giving women the right to vote wasn't ratified by Congress until 1920.) In 1909, National Women's Day was recognized in the US on February 28.

by | March 09, 2018 | 00:09

The news about Ben Carson's plan to strip from its mission statement HUD's objective to help build communities that are "inclusive" and "free from discrimination" contradicts our nation's goal in creating the department and passing fair housing laws.

by | March 09, 2018 | 00:33

Gw Henssler & Associates Ltd acquired 23,484 shares as Xcel Energy Inc (XEL)'s stock rose 9.17%. Looking at the Analyst Recommendations of the stock, 3 Analysts issued a Buy for MoSys, 2 gave Outperform, 9 analysts gave Hold Rating, 0 issued Underperform and 0 marked the stock as Sell.

by | March 08, 2018 | 22:40

The stock increased 2.34% or $0.34 during the last trading session, reaching $14.88. About 4.35M shares traded. SP Plus Corporation (NASDAQ:SP) has risen 33.01% since March 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It also increased its holding in Wisdomtree Invts Inc (Put) by 99,600 shares in the quarter, for a total of 326,300 shares, and has risen its stake in Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:KERX).

by | March 08, 2018 | 22:37

The charges against Manafort don't relate to the election, although some of the alleged crimes occurred while he ran Trump's campaign. Part of the plea that Gates, who also served on Trump's transition team, accepted requires him to work with Mueller's investigators.

by | March 08, 2018 | 23:17

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson gives a press conference with African Union (AU) Commission Chairman following their meeting on March 8, 2018 at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa. On his return home, Pence revealed that the U.S.is ready to talk to North Korea, but the Trump administration has since taken a few steps back, approaching North Korea's overtures with greater caution.

by | March 08, 2018 | 23:42

Jodi Sherwood, who manages SafeOregon for the Oregon State Police, thinks the tip line's increased activity can be attributed to tipsters being more attuned to potential threats, not necessarily more people who have violent intentions toward schools.

by | March 08, 2018 | 22:07

Specific details about the threat were not released, but the embassy advised USA citizens in Playa del Carmen to be aware of their surroundings and to exercise caution. 21, an explosive device detonated on a tourist ferry in Playa del Carmen, injuring several people, including USA citizens. The explosion aboard a ferry last month injured 26 people, according to the Associated Press .

by | March 08, 2018 | 22:05

Encouraging people to take up the task of protecting the girl child and treating them equally, Modi said, "Let us resolve that there will be the same number of girls taking birth as the number of boys". This will happen when there is a mass movement. "Our nari shakti (women power) is marching ahead to build a new India", said Modi. "We have no right to call ourselves 21st-century citizens as long as we have an 18th-century mindset", he said.

by | March 08, 2018 | 21:09

Joaquin Castro and former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro. A key matchup in November will be the Senate race between O'Rourke and Cruz, who easily won their party nominations. More than 58 percent of early voters were women, while Republican votes fell overall by 40 percent from 2016. Monte Beach Park Community Center: The opening of this polling place was delayed due to a technical issue, resulting in wait times of at least 1 hour to vote.

by | March 08, 2018 | 21:33

According to the sheriff's department, on March 5, a teen driving a Ford Explorer without license plates but with red and blue lights mounted on the inside of the front windshield, pulled into the driveway of a home and went to the front door where he told the people inside that he was investigating a domestic disturbance.

by | March 08, 2018 | 21:12

The court also posted the consideration of his bail plea to March 9. Mehta began his arguments by handing over a two-page note on developments that happened on Monday, which he did not want to say in an open court as it would affect investigations.

by | March 08, 2018 | 19:07

Victor Minjarez was arrested at an Oklahoma City residence Wednesday, where the body of his 7-month-old boy was discovered, according to OKC police. Update (8:15 a.m. Officers issued an endangered child alert on Tuesday and upgraded it to an Amber Alert on Wednesday. Police said Minjarez, who is homeless, left the mother's home in mid-February in a rented U-Haul pickup truck with an unknown license plate.

by | March 08, 2018 | 18:02

Tillerson said China was encouraging dependency in Africa through its infrastructure and other support. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Thursday the answer to political turmoil in Ethiopia was greater freedoms, and that the country's state of emergency should be lifted as quickly as possible.

by | March 08, 2018 | 18:16

Thirty-nine people, including military personnel, were killed when a Russian transport plane crashed Tuesday while trying to land at Hmeimin air base in northwest Syria, Russian state media reported. "The Russian military insisted the cargo plane did not come under fire, while saying it would conduct a full investigation". Despite a ceasefire approval by the United Nations (UN), fresh round of airstrikes continued in the strife-torn Eastern Ghouta region in Syria as the death toll touched ...

by | March 08, 2018 | 17:35

The Texas Eighth Court of Appeals in El Paso ruled that Tarrant County Criminal Court Judge George Gallagher shocked the defendant, Terry Lee Morris , three times "not for legitimate security purposes, but exclusively as a show of the court's power".

by | March 08, 2018 | 18:18

A lively session is expected on the second day of the second part of the Budget session in Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha. The multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam , in which diamontaires Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi are the prime accused, is likely to be debated in Lok Sabha today on the second day of the concluding session of Parliament's Budget session.

by | March 08, 2018 | 17:45

Schumer announced the plan during a telephone press conference Wednesday. Schumer said Democrats also would return the top individual tax rate to 39.6 percent, after it was lowered to 37 percent this year. "If you have a good project, you'd have a very strong chance of getting dollars", said Schumer. Democrats' new infrastructure plan is " clearly about raising taxes on American families not upgrading our roads, bridges, and water systems ", a top Republican senator said.

by | March 08, 2018 | 16:05

But the parties who are supporting us are committed to work for the welfare of the people and the state. Later, talking to reporters, Mr Sangma said, his focus will be to provide good governance to the people of the state and to implement various central government schemes which will bring development in the region.

by | March 08, 2018 | 17:23

However, the outrage of the Parkland students has also sparked even more irrational anti-gun violence proposals that seem nothing but delusional and illogical. Meanwhile, an alumnus of the school is honoring the shooting victims in Times Square. "These duties may involve supervising students who are and are not participating in the protest", he said.

by | March 08, 2018 | 15:41

Richard Sherman has been telling his teammates goodbye during the last 24 hours, according to NFL Media. NFL Network's Mike Silver reported Sherman is expected to be released by the Seahawks in the next two days. Sherman's a three-time first-team All-Pro and four-time Pro Bowl member but he's coming off a ruptured Achilles in 2017 and he turns 30 in late March.

by | March 08, 2018 | 15:48

Whether to sign the bill - proposed in the wake of the high school massacre in Parkland - is an important political consideration for Scott, who is term-limited and is widely expected to challenge Florida's Democratic US senator, Bill Nelson, in the November mid-term election.

by | March 08, 2018 | 15:44

Usha and Raja were taken to the government hospital in Thuvakudi where Usha was declared dead. Rajendran, an employee of BHEL who witnessed the incident, said that he saw Kamraj kicking the bike of the couple which led to the accident, reported a newspaper .

by | March 08, 2018 | 15:14

Since steel and aluminum are used in virtually every oil and gas project, though, including drilling, export terminals and the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines Trump approved, the tariffs could lead to delays and even the cancellation of energy projects America needs.

by | March 08, 2018 | 14:57

Cuomo has blasted federal inaction on guns, and said recent calls to restrict access to those under 21 are "incremental at best". The Senate legislation requires the state to reimburse school districts up to $50,000 per school for mental health services coordinators.

by | March 08, 2018 | 15:40

A bunch of brand new posters for Ready Player One have arrived, paying homage to classic movies from the '80s and '90s like The Matrix , Back to The Future , Labyrinth and The Breakfast Club . Unfortunately, Halliday dies and decides to leave his fortune to anyone who can find an Easter-egg he himself has hidden in the OASIS. When an unlikely young hero Wade Watts, joins the contest , he embarks on a reality-bending treasure hunt through a fantastical world of action, danger, and ...

by | March 08, 2018 | 15:33

The New York Times editorial board published a scathing critique of President TrumpDonald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth Woman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by Russians Shulkin says he has White House approval to root out "subversion" at VA MORE on Sunday after he reportedly praised Chinese President Xi Jinping during remarks at his Gridiron dinner speech, accusing Trump of "reflexively" celebrating authoritarianism.

by | March 08, 2018 | 14:16

There is no chance of Eoin Morgan instructing his England side to rein in their attacking approach despite Wednesday's five-wicket ODI defeat at the hands of New Zealand . Unable to run freely, he concentrated on hitting boundaries, taking New Zealand to the position where they needed 80 off the final 10 overs. "Once we got it to a run a ball I thought we should win it from there".

by | March 08, 2018 | 14:59

Even politicians are condemning and expressing their anger over desecration of statues. According to the Tiruvottiyur police, at 7:00 am, the statue, which is Grama Street, opposite the market in Tiruvottiyur, was seen with red paint splattered all over it.

by | March 08, 2018 | 13:59

Two men in handcuffs, whom the police said belong to the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan [TTP] group, are shown during a news conference at the Crime Investigation Department after their arrest, in Karachi, January 2013. In a text message sent to media in Bajaur Agency on Wednesday evening, the militant outfit said that 20 "Fidayeen" (suicide bombers) were killed and six others wounded in the drone attack.

by | March 08, 2018 | 14:44

It comes after Trump said Tuesday at the White House that Russians did interfere in America's last presidential election - and other countries probably did too - but cautioned that the United States will counteract any attempt at meddling in the November 2018 midterms.

by | March 08, 2018 | 13:53

The investigation comes after officers executed a search warrant on the government agency's head office on February 28. Neither the bureau nor the AFP would comment publicly on the investigation, except for the AFP confirming that it executed a search warrant at a business premises in Docklands, the location of the BoM headquarters.

by | March 08, 2018 | 14:01

Snowfall rates are expected to tick up to one or two inches per hour, and at least six inches are expected in New Jersey , Connecticut , Rhode Island, Massachusetts , New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine , eastern Pennsylvania , and eastern NY by the end of the storm.