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by | March 06, 2018 | 03:23

Common and Andra Day's performance of " Stand up for Something " was made particularly impactful thanks to the ten activists who joined them on stage, including Huerta. Common has been outspoken in his criticism of President Donald Trump , and in his support for the survivors of the February 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman High School in Parkland, Florida.

by | March 06, 2018 | 02:50

The Law Minister said that this was done at a time when exit polls were indicating that the Congress-led UPA was losing power, and it was a "lame duck" government. On May 16th, 2014, the date of the declaration of results, the then Finance Minister gave "aashirvaad" (blessings) to seven private companies under 80:20 Scheme.

by | March 06, 2018 | 02:41

The university originally stated Spencer could not speak on campus - stating public safety concerns as the main reason - but that changed when MSU realized it would lose a lawsuit with Spencer. Padgett said the school was violating free speech rights. At one point they say he allegedly pointed the gun at the protesters in the other auto. Spencer and former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke were among the speakers at last August's "Unite the Right" March in Charlottesville, Virginia, which ...

by | March 06, 2018 | 02:43

But on Sunday, Irish Tanaiste Mr Coveney told BBC One's The Andrew Marr Show he was "not sure that the European Union will be able to support" the plan, as it would be anxious about protecting the integrity of the single market . Prime Minister Theresa May defended her decision to rule out so-called'passporting' rights for banks after Brexit, saying Britain could not become a "rule taker" when it came to financial services.

by | March 06, 2018 | 02:32

China has announced a trillion yuan military budget for the coming year at the annual National People's Congress . And while China has the second-largest defence budget in the world, spending remains leagues behind that of the United States, said Fudan University worldwide relations professor Shen Dingli.

by | March 06, 2018 | 02:21

A six-year-old boy was killed after a falling tree struck him while he was sleeping in his home in Chesterfield County, Virginia , according to authorities cited by AFP . The National Weather Service said gusty winds and coastal flooding will diminish as the storm pulls away from the Atlantic coast. Residents along the coast will want to plan ahead in case of basement/road flooding.

by | March 06, 2018 | 02:06

They are scheduled to appear in court on April 4. Christopher Mierzwa said an employee whistleblower alerted management to the situation Friday, leading the daycare to call police. When questioned, they reportedly told police they did not think it was inappropriate because it was an over-the-counter sleeping aid. He said melatonin is not considered an illegal drug.

by | March 06, 2018 | 01:57

Those attending the summit on Monday were tasked with introducing new standards for vetting and referencing across the sector as well as ensuring survivors and whistle-blowers are given the support they need. Representatives from British aid agencies were ordered to come together to find ways to tackle sexual exploitation and abuse exposed in the wake of the Oxfam scandal .

by | March 06, 2018 | 01:29

The Hindu nationalist core of the party is likely to assert itself, and to clash with the other local identities of these states, whom the BJP has just won over, he predicted. Mr Rijiju said a non-Congress government will be formed in the state. "Time and again, election after election, the people of India are reposing their faith in the positive and development oriented agenda of the NDA", Modi tweeted.

by | March 06, 2018 | 01:03

At least that's the narrative suggested by the veteran New Yorker author Jane Mayer in her long fawning article about Christopher Steele , a former United Kingdom intelligence agent and author of the infamous dossier that depicted Trump as a Kremlin creature, groomed for years.

by | March 06, 2018 | 00:13

Their failure to appear before the ED made it move the PMLA court for issuance of the warrants. The CBI has to date arrested 18 persons in the case so far. "The scam by the Modi group was going on for the last more than eight years unchecked which is unusual", the agency said. The agency says they have made it clear to Modi that his presence is required for the investigation into such a huge scam which can not be conducted as per his convenience.

by | March 06, 2018 | 00:07

Newly elected MLAs of the BJP and its ally IPFT in Tripura will meet here on March 6 (tomorrow) to elect their leader. Balloting in Charilam (reserved for the tribals) has been deferred to March 12 after CPI-M candidate Ramendra Narayan Debbarma died a week before the polls.

by | March 05, 2018 | 23:51

But Streich was no match for Heynckes on Sunday as Bayern cruised to victory and moved one step closer to the Bundesliga title. "I have challenged the players to leave everything out there in the Bundesliga". In the day's early game, Mario Gomez scored twice in first-half stoppage time as Stuttgart came from behind to beat struggling Cologne 3-2. However, Gomez equalised with a powerful shot on the stroke of half-time and there was still time for the Germany worldwide to grab a ...

by | March 05, 2018 | 23:44

Two children were killed and a pregnant woman was left injured after being hit by a driver in New York City on Monday. "The kids were run straight over, and the driver tried to get away and hit a auto, " said a witness who wouldn't give his name.

by | March 05, 2018 | 23:20

Hopefully the kids take it back. What we need in America is real change. The shooter had been expelled from school for threatening and disruptive behavior. In a CNN/SSRS poll released days after the Florida shooting, 70% of people questioned supported stricter gun laws - the largest share since 1993. The ongoing gun control debate in the United States of America may take a confrontational turn after Democratic Senator Chris Murphy of CT accused President Donald Trump of trying "to ...

by | March 05, 2018 | 23:21

The NDPP and the BJP have won 18 and 12 seats respectively while the lone JD (U) MLA G Kaito Aye and Independent legislator Tongpang Ozukum were backing the alliance, Metha said. Dr. Shurhozelie also reiterated that BJP had not withdrawn from the alliance till date. On TR Zeliang, Sarma felt that Zeliang should resign respecting democratic norms because NDPP and BJP as a people's alliance has the majority along with alliance partners JD (U) and NPP.

by | March 05, 2018 | 22:58

When the Trump Administration ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program last fall, President Trump gave Congress six months to salvage the program, which protected almost 800,000 young immigrants from deportation. However, the United States District Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, William Alsup said this proposal violated the Administrative Procedure Act (APA).

by | March 05, 2018 | 22:52

A hospital in Salisbury said it was "dealing with a major incident involving a small number of casualties". "Police received a call at approximately 4.15pm yesterday regarding concern for the welfare of a man and a woman in The Maltings , Salisbury".

by | March 05, 2018 | 21:53

He is likely to be shifted to the United States for further treatment by Tuesday evening, official sources said. While Parrikar is now recuperating at his residence in Goa, his personal secretary Rupesh Kamat told news agency ANI that the 62-year-old will travel to Mumbai for further medical checkups and another round of checkups may follow in another country.

by | March 05, 2018 | 21:39

Up to 80 proposals set out in last year's housing white paper will now be implemented, including requiring councils to adopt a new nationwide standard that shows how many homes they need to plan for in their area. A new standardised approach to assessing housing need in different areas will be introduced, which the government claims will ensure developers know what is expected of them, while new quality standards are also to be introduced.

by | March 05, 2018 | 21:30

Waqas, a Pakistani national, was working as the outfit's "Operational Commander" in the Valley. He said Waqas was also responsible for radicalising the local boys and luring them into the militancy. The Army first rescued the trapped soldiers and their families and then neutralised the four JeM fidayeen in a 36-hour operation. She gave birth to a baby girl through caesarean.

by | March 05, 2018 | 20:59

Law enforcement continues to investigate threat. 'Comply with all law enforcement instructions. No shots have been fired, and no injuries have been reported. The college told students they would be evacuated and escorted to a safe location. Please stay where you are until directed by law enforcement. The school alerted the community to the status via Twitter around 11:12 a.m.

by | March 05, 2018 | 20:34

Idsinga said all of the human remains have been found by investigators at a midtown Toronto home where McArthur worked as a landscaper. Det. Sgt. Hank Idsinga says the latest unidentified remains were found in a planter at the same Toronto property where six other sets of remains were found.

by | March 05, 2018 | 20:13

A subpoena is requesting all communications dating back to November 1, 2015, the first four months of Trump's presidential campaign, NBC News and Axios reported after reviewing a copy of the document from a witness. Lewandowski was Trump's campaign manager until being fired in June 2016. The special counsel's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 USA presidential elections has already delivered more than a dozen indictments and collected several guilty pleas.

by | March 05, 2018 | 20:06

Trump did not respond to questions about tariffs or other topics upon returning to the White House Saturday. "I think that we should look at all options.in the national interest", Bowen told ABC radio. "We will not sit idly while our industry is hit with unfair measures that put thousands of European jobs at risk", European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in a statement.

by | March 05, 2018 | 20:03

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 has spoken about wanting South Korea to take on a greater share of the cost of deploying USA troops there.

by | March 05, 2018 | 20:03

The NPC is expected to pass the military budget during the two-week session which will also see the removal of the two-term presidential limit, enabling President Xi to remain in office indefinitely. The armed forces will "firmly and resolutely safeguard national sovereignty, security and development interests", Li said. In a further display of sophistication, China said in early February that it had successfully tested a mid-course anti-missile defence system, deploying similar technology ...

by | March 05, 2018 | 19:32

We are committed to strengthening our party across the North East and to win back the trust of the people. Rahul Gandhi's vanishing act at another crucial moment has invited criticism from all corners and deservedly so. Newly elected MLAs of the BJP and its ally IPFT in Tripura will meet here on March 6 to elect their leader, state BJP president Biplab Deb said here on Sunday.

by | March 05, 2018 | 18:52

So where will Dolly Parton, Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda fit in with the new script? "Well, back in 1980... we refused to be controlled by a sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot", said Fonda. The film was a mega hit when it came out, shedding light on many issues women were grappling with at the time. Parton did have one warning for the filmmakers, mind: 'I told them we better get after it or it's going to be 95 instead of 9 to 5 '.

by | March 05, 2018 | 18:49

Rio, accompanied by BJP leader Ram Madhav, had submitted letters of support to the governor during the day but Acharya is seeking documents signed by the respective party presidents. "The first sitting of MLAs of the alliance partners would be held tomorrow to officially elect Rio as the leader", Metha said. His decision to form the next government with the BJP is seen as his second coming to Nagaland politics after the NPF suspended him in 2015 and again in 2017, apparently in a bid to ...

by | March 05, 2018 | 18:48

In Delhi, 2,89,958 students - out of which 1,38,311 are girls - will be taking the Class X exam, while 2,50,736 - out of which 1,21,397 are girls - will be taking the Class XII exam. "The passage section was a bit lengthy as always, but other sections were easy", said Priyanka, a student of BD Public School in Patna. The exam will be conducted at 4,453 centres across India and 78 centres outside India.

by | March 05, 2018 | 18:28

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf ( PTI ) said Sunday it would approach the election tribunal to challenge the election of PML-N's Dilawar Khan as senator on a technocrat's seat. Another aspirant for the top slot of the house Pakistan People's Party (PPP), have overall 20 seats in Senate. The other 52 were elected in 2015 and will serve until 2021.

by | March 05, 2018 | 18:26

All of the votes in the Florida senate that rejected the bill banning AR-15s were from Republicans . The Florida Legislature special Saturday session continues to struggle with crafting a gun law that a majority of the Senate can support.

by | March 05, 2018 | 17:41

And yes, another round of accumulating snow is expected Tuesday night into Wednesday , but this time minus the strong and damaging winds that our last storm brought. Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times due to gusty southeast winds . Monday morning's snow was not expected to amount to much, although it was coating streets in northeastern CT.

by | March 05, 2018 | 17:20

Liquor stores, convenience stores, pharmacies and big box retailers can all start selling beer, wine, and spirits between noon and 8 p.m. on Sundays. Sunday, March 4 marked the first day residents of the Hoosier state can buy alcohol on Sundays.