Britain's Parliament backs Brexit, clears way for talks

Both Houses of Parliament have to agree the text of the bill before it can be sent for Royal Assent from Queen Elizabeth II and become law. However, if the formally styled EU Withdrawal Bill completed its final stages and passed into legislation on... More..

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Trans running champion jailed for 18 years for attempted murder
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Trans running champion jailed for 18 years for attempted murder

Jeska had previously admitted attempting to murder former Bristol RFC centre Mr Knibbs, who was UK Athletics' head of human resources. "As a result, her racing results had been declared null and void", the co...More..

by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

UK Brexit Bill to Proceed to Royal Assent in Coming Days - May

It said the European Union referendum was decided by a "narrow majority", but the Government had adopted a "somewhat intimidatory stance" towards its critics by claiming the public vote had given ministers a ...More..

Korea threatens
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Korea threatens "merciless" strikes on United States warships

South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) Chairman Lee Sun-jin and Commander of the USFK Vincent Brooks also "flew aboard USS Carl Vinson" and "observed its Carrier Strike Group (CSG) operations" on Sunday as th...More..

Intel to buy autonomous auto tech company Mobileye
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Intel to buy autonomous auto tech company Mobileye

The chipmaker confirmed the acquisition Monday, saying it will pay $63.54 per share in cash for the Israeli tech firm. The deal is quite frothy, valuing Mobileye at a 34% premium on its Friday closing price. ...More..

Trump's FDA pick Scott Gottlieb has deep ties to pharma industry
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Trump's FDA pick Scott Gottlieb has deep ties to pharma industry

He's also served as a deputy commissioner for the FDA under former President George W. Bush. The views of Dr Gottlieb, who has written in various newspapers and other media about the need to expedite drug app...More..

DE Datone Jones visiting Vikings Monday
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

DE Datone Jones visiting Vikings Monday

Those numbers increased in House's first year in Jacksonville, where he signed after leaving the Packers in free agency. Jones, 26, served in a part-time role, mostly in obvious pass-rushing situations. Jones s...More..

First victim of Coast Guard chopper crash named as Capt. Dara Fitzpatrick
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

First victim of Coast Guard chopper crash named as Capt. Dara Fitzpatrick

The coastguard says debris has been found spread over a wide area. Initially stationed with the Shannon Search and Rescue team, she transferred to the Waterford base in 2002 where she became chief pilot for t...More..

Russian Federation deploys forces near Libyan border
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Russian Federation deploys forces near Libyan border

They added that Russian Federation had also used a second Egyptian airbase, 90 miles to the east of Sidi Barrani, for Libyan missions. Moscow appears prepared to back up its public diplomatic support for Haftar...More..

Iraqi forces capture over half of western Mosul
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Iraqi forces capture over half of western Mosul

He issued the warning after the Iraqi army's ninth division cut off the last road out of the west of the city. Mosul was captured by ISIS in October, 2016. This has been a recurring problem with Iraq in...More..

United Kingdom cruise ship damages pristine Indonesian coral reef
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

United Kingdom cruise ship damages pristine Indonesian coral reef

The damage to Raja Ampat, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, drew global outrage. The 90-meters long ship owned by Noble Caledonia was beached on shallow waters caused by low tide, ramming hundreds of coral reefs. M...More..

by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Britain's Brexit battle about to enter new phase

Bill was passed unamended despite a handful of Tory rebels demanding further verbal assurances that Parliament will have a greater role in determining the country's future. "We have heard, regrettably, that the...More..

Doctors sign deal ending 100-day strike
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Doctors sign deal ending 100-day strike

Poor salaries and working conditions - such as a lack of vital drugs and equipment - have pushed Kenyan doctors to flee the public sector or go to other countries where there are better opportunities. There is ...More..

Bournemouth's interest in Wilshere appears to be cooling
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Bournemouth's interest in Wilshere appears to be cooling

For now Wilshere, who came off the bench to set up Josh King's victor, is more focused on survival on the south coast than his future in north London. Wilshere has not started in Bournemouth's past two Premie...More..

Five takeways from the Clippers' 114-108 loss to Utah
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Five takeways from the Clippers' 114-108 loss to Utah

Yet while Utah improved to 42-25 and, as I mentioned, increased their hold on the fourth seed, they still have plenty of work to do between now and the playoffs. Not to mention, the Jazz need guys like Rodney H...More..

WH dubs Bhararas firing as standard operating procedure
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

WH dubs Bhararas firing as standard operating procedure

Because it oversees federal crime in Manhattan, the US attorney's office in the Southern District has a rich history prosecuting cases involving Wall Street and banks. "I think that there's no question when you...More..

Israel PM meets with Trump aide on settlement building
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Israel PM meets with Trump aide on settlement building

Trump spoke with Abbas in their first phone call on Friday, inviting him to visit the White House soon. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas addresses a graduation ceremony for public sector employee...More..

Japan plans to send largest warship to South China Sea, sources say
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Japan plans to send largest warship to South China Sea, sources say

NBC News points out the ship is officially classified as a "destroyer" because Japan's constitution now forbids the acquisition of offensive weapons, such as assault carriers. A source within the Japanese gove...More..

Heavy Snow Expected Monday Night into Tuesday
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Heavy Snow Expected Monday Night into Tuesday

Snow will continue through the afternoon and intensify into the evening. Long Island and New York City remain under a Blizzard Watch due to a significant incoming storm that is expected to hit the area earl...More..

Kidnapped South Sudan aid workers released
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Kidnapped South Sudan aid workers released

The kidnappers are demanding food as ransom, according to Reuters . Global aid agencies slammed South Sudan's decision to raise foreign worker visa fees to as much as $10,000 (9,300 euros), warning it would ...More..

by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

USS Carl Vinson to arrive at South Korea for joint drills

The next day, the US began the deployment of the missile defense system THAAD, or Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense, to South Korea. However, South Korea and the United States say the system is aimed excl...More..

PM directs Interior Minister to immediately block blasphemous content on social media
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

PM directs Interior Minister to immediately block blasphemous content on social media

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has directed Interior Minister Nisar Ali Khan to take all the necessary measures to block blasphemous content on social media . The visiting dignitary thanked the Prime Minister ...More..

Two UN peacekeepers missing in Congo
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Two UN peacekeepers missing in Congo

Sharp and Catalan were in the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) Kasai Central province as part of a panel of United Nations experts investigating the conflicts that have ravaged the central African country s...More..

by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

House Speaker Paul Ryan recorded denouncing Donald Trump during presidential campaign

The audio is part of a widely-reported October 10 call during which Ryan told House Republicans that they were free to distance themselves from Trump, with the election under a month away. The audio's relea...More..

Rand remains stable ahead of U.S. interest-rate decision
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Rand remains stable ahead of U.S. interest-rate decision

The S&P 500 Index, along with related funds including the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEArca: SPY), iShares Core S&P 500 ETF (NYSEArca: IVV) and Vanguard 500 Index (NYSEArca: VOO), were 0.1% lower Monday. The Net...More..

UK MPs vote down Brexit amendments
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

UK MPs vote down Brexit amendments

May stressed that she remained "on track" to meet her self-imposed end of March deadline and promised to return to the Commons by the end of month to notify MPs of her formally invoking Article 50 . " Tonight ...More..

by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Brexit: Sinn Fein demands referendum on Irish reunification

HAVING brought down the Northern Ireland Assembly in January, Sinn Féin reaped the dividend of doing so in last week's election, coming from a position of having 10 seats less than the Democratic Unionist Part...More..

by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Snoop Dogg Criticized by Sen

So I'm not sure what Snoop was thinking, he should think about that a little bit". Snoop Dogg , a man who needs no introduction, recently released a music video to his remix of BadBadNotGood and Kaytranada's...More..

7 takeaways from the GOP health care plan to replace Obamacare
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

7 takeaways from the GOP health care plan to replace Obamacare

Under the Republican plan , the tax credits people get to help them pay for health insurance would be based on age, not income. Brady said by eliminating mandated health insurance, Americans will be able...More..

by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Disgraced ex-South Korea leader booted out of presidential mansion

He's also called for recognition of Kim Jong-un as North Korea's leader. An Aegis-equipped destroyer from each country - South Korea's Sejong the Great-class Destroyer, Japan's JDS Kirishima, America's USS Cu...More..

by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

USS Carl Vinson Sent as Warning to North Korea

In 1994, the Clinton administration was on the brink of attacking North Korea's nuclear facilities but pulled back at the last minute after the Pentagon gave a sober assessment of the likely outcome-300,000 to ...More..

Snow. Is Richland County Ready For This Wicked Weather?
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Snow. Is Richland County Ready For This Wicked Weather?

Snow, wind gusts and high temperatures in the mid 20s are in the forecast today for Auburn and Cayuga County. The southeastern part of the state especially will see temperatures drop into the lower teens at n...More..

Winter Storm Watch issued for all of Western Massachusetts for Tuesday
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Winter Storm Watch issued for all of Western Massachusetts for Tuesday

The National Weather Service issued winter storm warnings for an area from New York City and Long Island to southern CT, southern Rhode Island and parts of southeastern MA, including Boston, The Weather Chann...More..

JAMB begins sale of 2017 UTME forms on Monday
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

JAMB begins sale of 2017 UTME forms on Monday

JAMB had earlier announced it would organise an optional mock examination for interested candidates and urged candidates to be wary of fraudsters who were circulating fake application forms. Also, don't give an...More..

Winter snow watch for Monday through Tuesday
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Winter snow watch for Monday through Tuesday

Merkel had been scheduled to arrive late Monday night for meetings with Trump on Tuesday. Accumulation will vary depending on if and when the storm returns to all snow. The heaviest precipitation will be late t...More..