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by | March 09, 2018 | 09:36

Two Emperor penguins grabbed a sneaky selfie when they unexpectedly stumbled upon an polar explorer's unmanned camera. Thousands of breeding penguins live at the Auster Rookery and, according to The Telegraph, it is one of 40 such colonies on Antarctica.

by | March 09, 2018 | 11:10

Finance Minister Bill Morneau and Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz were also on hand for the unveiling. The new C$10 bank note featuring Viola Desmond. Desmond's legacy as a pioneer in the civil rights movement stemmed from her refusal to sit on the balcony of a New Glasgow movie theatre in 1946. Her stand predates Rosa Parks' similar action on an Alabama bus by almost a decade.

by | March 09, 2018 | 10:50

The two will walk out of their classrooms at East High next Wednesday, March 14th, taking part in National School Walkout day, to protest the gun violence a month earlier at a Florida high school, where kids their age were gunned down. Some schools are also offering alternatives to students who want to demonstrate but may not wish to leave school, such as letter-writing campaigns or voter registration drives.

by | March 09, 2018 | 09:31

Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan has told the Assembly that the government will go ahead with the proposed light metro project here and in Kozhikode even without Delhi Metro Rail Corporation. CM did assure that he will solve it, but practically, no step forward has taken place. "The best word what can be said is metros make only operational surplus or, in other words, it can be termed as financial viability when the expenses are met with the revenue generated.

by | March 09, 2018 | 09:15

Prime Minister Peter O'Neill said a full recovery could take several years. Powi said 39 people had died in his province and with death reports still coming from remote areas, he feared the death toll would rise to over 100. The government faces major challenges in its recovery work. The initial natural disaster, on Feb 26th, registered a magnitude of 7.5. "The delivery of clean water, food and shelter remains our priority, as well as the restoration of other essential services including ...

by | March 09, 2018 | 07:31

Grant High School was placed on lockdown on Thursday morning after a gun was found on campus. According to officials, police arrived and confiscated the gun, but the student left the scene. No injuries were reported during this incident. School officials told parents they could pick up their children at the designated area, but were not allowed inside the school building.

by | March 09, 2018 | 07:00

Bihar, under the chief ministership of Nitish, has been seeking a special category status for the last several years and the CM had even staged "Adhikaar rally" in the national capital to press for the same. "We are most likely to meet the Prime Minister also", Chowdary said. "But, despite this some people aren't satisfied and to them I will just say that India can only grow in NDA's regime", Paswan said.

by | March 09, 2018 | 07:55

He also asked the judge if he could seek the death penalty on his own. Deputies pursued the three men in a vehicle for about ten minutes before the occupants all got out of the auto and ran from officers. Nielsen said Baumgardt said he had "no remorse" as he entered the courthouse and said "no comment" as he left. The Boone County Sheriff's Department says services for 34-year-old Deputy Jacob Pickett will begin with visitation 2-7 p.m.

by | March 09, 2018 | 08:20

A group of local high school students are organizing the Seattle branch of the nation-wide "March for Our Lives" protest, which will take place on Saturday, March 24, on Capitol Hill. Eva Goldfarb, a junior at St. Louis Park High School, and Gov. Mark Dayton speaking about school safety and gun reform on Wednesday. "The tragedies that have happened in Florida and elsewhere are a grim warning to us that we need to do more, we need to be ever more vigilant to protect the safety of our students".

by | March 09, 2018 | 07:36

The law made Texas the eighth state to protect developing preborn children from such a heinous act. He added that the Center is "thrilled" for having played a role. "As I have repeatedly said, I want MS to be the safest place in America for an unborn child", Bryant said Tuesday on Twitter . If this pass passes it the state will have the strictest abortion laws in the nation.

by | March 09, 2018 | 06:27

And the findings are remarkable. A new study suggests it's not just the bots. "We conclude that human behavior contributes more to the differential spread of falsity and truth than automated robots do", they wrote. So far, Twitter has mostly resisted being "the arbiters of truth", said Nick Pickles, Twitter's head of public policy for the United Kingdom. A more robust identification of the factors that drive the spread of true and false news will require direct interaction with users ...

by | March 09, 2018 | 06:07

Other states across the U.S. have already implemented similar such ban, but the Supreme Court declined to weigh in on a case in 2015 when it was questioned by individuals in New Jersey. The bill, which passed both houses of the legislature with bipartisan support, is to come into effect within 90 days of signing or at the same time as the FCC's " Restoring Internet Freedom Order " does.

by | March 09, 2018 | 06:21

The PM's reaction came a little ahead of reports of vandalism of the bust of Bharatiya Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee in Kolkata this morning. The following day, two men allegedly vandalised a Periyar statue a few hours after Tamil Nadu BJP leader H Raja said statues of Dravidian icon E V Ramasamy Periyar "will be brought down".

by | March 09, 2018 | 05:48

Thursday morning, Morris' mother and her friends were spotted by media placing flowers near the site where the remains were found. Morris went missing at the Shops at Legacy in Plano on August 30, 2014. The man who found them said he noticed what appeared to be women's clothes. Toby Shook, a former long-time Dallas County prosecutor now defense attorney, has followed the case closely.

by | March 09, 2018 | 06:05

Clements, at the end of the visit, said, "Kenya's economy continued to perform well in 2017 despite a severe drought and a prolonged election period; however, real GDP growth is estimated to have slowed to 4.8 percent for the year as a whole".

by | March 09, 2018 | 05:56

But its stock dropped 12 percent Thursday after it gave a disappointing earnings outlook as it spends more to compete with Amazon. (NYSE:KR). Bnp Paribas Asset Management Holdings Sa has invested 0.02% in The Kroger Co . About 22.84M shares traded or 133.81% up from the average. Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has declined 16.92% since March 8, 2017 and is downtrending.

by | March 09, 2018 | 05:00

The Broncos agreed to send the All-Pro cornerback to the Rams in exchange for a fifth-round pick in this April's draft, according to National Football League sources. The Broncos certainly got their money's worth from the 32-year-old cornerback. Coupled with safety Lamarcus Joyner getting the franchise tag, the Rams secondary could be one of the best in the NFL.

by | March 09, 2018 | 05:42

Two 18-year-old men have been arrested on suspicion of committing racially aggravated public order offences. The chanting carries on before a female voice joins in, yelling: "we hate black people, white people are our friends". Nottinghamsire Police have said that the incident was "wholly unacceptable" and is under investigation, adding that they take hate crime "extremely seriously".

by | March 09, 2018 | 05:40

Manhattan federal Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald on Thursday suggested a settlement as the preferred outcome after listening to lawyers argue whether it's constitutional for Trump to block his critics. Twitter lets users post snippets of text, called tweets, to which other users may respond. "I think that would be a great solution for me", Pappas said.

by | March 09, 2018 | 04:49

China on Thursday presented an upbeat picture of its ties with India and said both countries should shed suspicion and manage differences by meeting each other halfway, a change from the tough talk after the Doklam stand-off. Wang, meanwhile, expressed satisfaction with improvements in relations between China and Japan , saying Beijing welcomes Tokyo's recent "positive policy" toward China.

by | March 09, 2018 | 04:37

Miramar SWAT team members who instinctively rushed to the scene of the Parkland school shooting are not being hailed as heroes for their bravery. A memo sent to the officers a week later says they acted "without the knowledge or authorization from your chain of command" and created an "officer safety situation due to dispatch not knowing your location or activity".

by | March 09, 2018 | 04:40

In vista del summit e della prospettiva di avvicinamento, è stata inaugurata una speciale linea di comunicazione che collega direttamente il presidente della Corea del Sud , Moon Jae-in , con il leader norcoreano Kim Jong-un . Kim Jong-un ha espresso "la volontà fondamentale e un forte desiderio di promuovere i rapporti tra le due Coree". Il meeting tra le due parti si è svolto ieri e Kim ha poi ospitato una cena in onore dei suoi ospiti.

by | March 09, 2018 | 03:59

Umar said the court was supposed to hear adoption of written addresses from both parties, but he said: " there was no way the matter could go on since an appeal had been filed". But Kanu Agabi , Saraki's counsel, said the idea of staying the proceedings "is not our initiative". "The tribunal is not insensitive about circumstances in which the defendant was asked to return by the Court of Appeal to answer to allegations in three counts of the charge".

by | March 09, 2018 | 05:05

Many trains in Spain have been cancelled as workers prepare to strike to highlight gender inequalities on International Women's Day . Many of the International Women's Day events on Thursday powerfully echoed the #MeToo movement that has mobilized women against sexual violence and workplace harassment.

by | March 09, 2018 | 03:18

According to Homan, Schaaf's warning precluded ICE from locating more than 800 immigrants with criminal convictions. "It's more than just an enforcement issue". He also targeted Schaaf directly, saying, "How dare you, how dare you needlessly endanger the lives of our law enforcement officers to promote a radical open-borders agenda".

by | March 09, 2018 | 02:07

Ringrose returns to the side after a lengthy injury absence and will line up alongside Bundee Aki, with Chris Farrell sidelined after an injury picked up in training following a man-of-the-match display in the victory over Wales . Ringrose, capped 11 times, returned to play for Leinster two weeks ago, and his 60 minutes was judged on Thursday to be enough to make the step up to a test which could win Ireland the Six Nations .

by | March 09, 2018 | 02:29

The FAI ever only approach one type of player: "Catholic", O'Neill told The Irish Daily Mail's Philip Quinn. "I think Michael would admit this, that I haven't even taken one player away from him at senior level". Quite the opposite. He's taken Alex Bruce during my time here. Martin O'Neill also added how Ireland have too lost players, citing the example of Marcus McGuane to England.

by | March 09, 2018 | 01:19

The EFL plans to send its executive to re-examine Wolves' financial arrangements and the nature of their tie-up with Mendes amid sudden scrutiny of the way in which Wanderers have pieced together their squad. Having been comprehensively beaten by Wolves at Elland Road, the United owner Andrea Radrizzani revealed his frustration with the "unfair" nature of the visitor's ascent this season.

by | March 09, 2018 | 01:28

But Corcoran and Senate President Joe Negron, R-Stuart, said they have not worked out the timing of the session extension, which will likely mean a final vote on the annual appropriations bill Sunday afternoon or Monday. The House passed the bill 67-49 early Wednesday evening. The Arkansas House approved by a 79-15 vote Wednesday the budget for the state's Medicaid program and the expansion, which uses federal and state funds to purchase private insurance for low-income residents.

by | March 09, 2018 | 01:07

Cavusoglu's comments came as Turkey pushed ahead with a cross-border military operation against the Kurdish YPG militia in northern Syria's Afrin region. Following reports from the Pentagon that the war against ISIS in Syria is " paused " because of the transition of Kurdish YPG fighters away from the ISIS front to defending against Turkey's invasion, the Turkish government has formally requested the United States intervene to prevent the Kurds from moving those fighters.

by | March 09, 2018 | 02:02

The index uses three components made up of 12 indicators and 25 sub-indicators to look at how 57 economies around the world differ in terms of the level of Women's Advancement Outcomes , Knowledge Assets & Financial Access, and Supporting Entrepreneurial Factors.

by | March 09, 2018 | 01:04

McAleese was speaking ahead of a conference in Rome about women's roles in the Church. "Its leadership has never sought a cure for that virus though the cure is freely available". "We watch the exodus of talented, educated young women". Irish-born U.S. cardinal Kevin Farrell, a senior Vatican official, said it was "not appropriate" for the three to be taking part in the conference.

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.