Global

by | March 08, 2018 | 06:41

When you've been forecasting storms for a long time , you kind of get a gut feeling for those storms that are going to produce a lot of snow and those that aren't. "If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency", the agency said. A mix of rain and snow is expected to begin falling Wednesday morning across much of MA, with mostly rain in New Bedford and the immediate coast, according to the latest forecasts from the National Weather ...

by | March 08, 2018 | 06:38

In a statement to CNBC , McDonald's spokesperson Lauren Altmin asserts how the corporation has been a constant proponent of women in the workforce, plying with opportunities to progress further in their career paths. McDonald's reports that 6 out of 10 of their restaurant managers in the United States are women. "We have a long history of supporting women in the workplace", the company added.

by | March 08, 2018 | 06:34

Cruz had more than 85 percent of the vote in the Republican primary, while O'Rourke go more than 60 percent of the vote - almost two-and-a-half times the amount of his nearest Democratic opponent, Sema Hernandez. Many Republicans watched the Texas returns with growing unease, but some said that with the general election still seven months away it was too early to suggest Democrats have an upper hand in taking either chamber of Congress.

by | March 08, 2018 | 06:09

The laureate's son-in-law and partner Rajeev Kathpalia said the family is "honoured and thrilled" to receive the Pritzker news, calling Doshi "one of those rare architects who has worked with all spectrums, a wide range from urban planners to slums and beyond".

by | March 08, 2018 | 05:36

In 2016, it grew by 7.6 per cent. Tellingly, Li also omitted last year's aim for growth to be "higher if possible in practice". Since China joined the UN military transparency mechanism in 2007, it has provided the basic military expenditures of the previous fiscal year to the UN, and reported the import and export of seven types of conventional arms to the UN Register of Conventional Arms.

by | March 08, 2018 | 05:29

Last week, Trump announced he would slap import tariffs of 25 per cent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum to protect domestic producers. While that has been greeted by worries at home and overseas that it could spark a global trade war, some critics also said the planned move did not focus enough on China .

by | March 08, 2018 | 05:30

The American Civil Liberties Union said in a tweet regarding school walkouts: "Your school can punish you for missing class, just like they always can, but it can't punish you more harshly for protesting than if you were missing class for another reason".

by | March 08, 2018 | 05:20

Duke took down North Carolina with a dominant second half led by Bagley. Williams was quick to point out Monday that he did indeed pack four suits for the trip to NY. The draw for the NCAA Tournament will be March 12. The Hurricanes' biggest win of the season was a 91-88 victory in Chapel Hill against UNC on February 27.

by | March 08, 2018 | 05:08

While the first wave of increased United States oil production was largely absorbed by domestic markets, much of the second wave will provide feedstock for European and Asian refiners. The current market uncertainty has prompted OPEC officials to meet with CEOs of USA producers. The biggest winners of this would be Russian Federation, now the world's largest producer, and OPEC.

by | March 08, 2018 | 04:46

Last year, Matunga station on Central Railway (CR) became the first in the country to be managed by all female staffers , a feat that earned it a place in the Limca Book of Records 2018. In addition to this, WR will also collaborate with the Rotary Club of Bombay Queen, and has planned the beautification of Matunga Road station . "These staff will handle overall operations of Matunga Road station round the clock", he added.

by | March 08, 2018 | 04:42

About 3,387 shares traded. GameStop Corp. had 74 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NYSE:NYRT) has declined 9.21% since March 4, 2017 and is downtrending. As per Friday, May 27, the company rating was maintained by Benchmark. The company presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $8.38.

by | March 08, 2018 | 04:30

Visits with Cruz seem to be limited, with only one unidentified family member meeting him at the jail. Cruz had been expelled from the school prior to the attack for disciplinary reasons, according to school staff. A 20-year-old OR man filed lawsuits this month against Dick's and WalMart for age discrimination after they refused to sell him firearms, the Oregonian reported.

by | March 08, 2018 | 04:24

Paul Golding, 36, and Jayda Fransen, 32, both from Penge in southeast London, stood trial in January at Folkestone Magistrates Court charged with three and four counts respectively of the hate crime. Fransen and Golding were arrested in May after posting offensive posters and mailing leaflets to residents in the area. In a video played in court, Fransen could be seen banging on the door and shouting: "Come out and face me you disgusting rapist, come on".

by | March 08, 2018 | 04:20

He added that the dispute with Doha "could last for a long time", making a comparison to America's decades-long embargo on Cuba. He's the new Crown Prince, he's 32 and he's made a real change already. The Saudi FM did not elaborate on how the Saudi war was legal, but rather went on to accuse British opponents of the conflict, including those protesting the Saudi crown prince, of " misunderstanding ", while insisting the whole conflict was the fault of the Shi'ite Houthi movement.

by | March 08, 2018 | 04:15

Anthropologist Richard Jantz of the University of Tennessee took a fresh forensic look at a set of bone measurements gathered by physician D.W. Hoodless in 1941. "Until definitive evidence is presented that the remains are not those of Amelia Earhart , the most convincing argument is that they are hers", Jantz writes.

by | March 08, 2018 | 04:03

The march honors those who have lost their lives in school shootings , and demands that lawmakers bring forward comprehensive gun control legislation. They said he "often sits with a blank stare". "If you are just willing to try, and then you get told it's going to be a month, I think that that's discouraging to people", said Grace Bulger, a senior at the University of Oregon .

by | March 08, 2018 | 04:03

Vienna police said the attack happened at about 7:45 p.m. (1845 GMT; 1 p.m. EST) on Praterstrasse in the heart of Vienna . The victims are said to be one man and two women aged between 40 and 50. The fourth victim was injured in the second attack at Praterstern, a major city square, the spokesman said. He said police continue to investigate the stabbings with the help of surveillance videos and eyewitnesses.

by | March 08, 2018 | 03:59

Theresa May has said it threatens the "constitutional integrity" of the UK and insisted no UK Prime Minister could agree to it. The EU side has now published a draft of its negotiating guidelines , which must be signed off by the leaders of the 27 remaining EU states at a Brussels summit on 22 March.

by | March 08, 2018 | 03:58

Jonathan Brearley, Ofgem's senior partner for networks, comments: "The energy sector is rapidly changing and consumers must be confident they continue to get good value for money for the services the networks deliver". Other proposals set out by Ofgem include changing to a default five-year price control period instead of the current eight years, and tougher requirements to put the companies' plans "under the microscope".

by | March 08, 2018 | 03:55

Toronto police grilled Bruce McArthur in 2013 in connection with three men who'd vanished from the city's "Gay Village" neighborhood, according to local reports. On Monday, police announced they have recovered the remains of seven people. They also released a photograph of a man who they believe is a victim, saying they hoped releasing the image would help identify him.

by | March 08, 2018 | 03:29

The state senate initially passed the measure on a voice vote, but the body reconsidered the amendment and voted to overturn it. Support and opposition crossed party lines , and it was clear many of those who voted for the bill weren't entirely happy with it.

by | March 08, 2018 | 03:08

Nunberg's rants on various news programs on Monday led some to wonder if he was drunk , but Scarborough took a somber tone as he suggested that the behavior is a result of the mounting pressure put on those involved in the Trump campaign by the Mueller probe.

by | March 08, 2018 | 03:04

Guciano said Wednesday that the smoking great ape is further evidence of a lack of supervision and education at Bandung Zoo, about 120 kilometres southwest of the capital Jakarta . The video has caused outrage among animal lovers and animal activists who are questioning the zoo authorities' sheer carelessness. A Change.org petition demanding the zoo's immediate closure has almost one million signatures.

by | March 08, 2018 | 03:02

One student is dead and two others were injured in a shooting at an Alabama high school. Police say an accidential high school shooting left a student with life-threatening injuries. Officials say the shooting is considered accidental at this time. Herring said Huffman High School will be open tomorrow, and counselors and police will be on campus.

by | March 08, 2018 | 03:00

Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Mexico's Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo to determine the next steps. Brady, whose committee has jurisdiction over USA trade policy, was speaking on the sidelines of the latest round of NAFTA talks between the United States, Canada and Mexico where he said there had been progress in renegotiating the 24-year-old trade deal.

by | March 08, 2018 | 02:18

The bill, which was already approved by the state's assembly, has won broad approval in the state Senate, with a 33-2 vote. Bill sponsor State Sen. "Is Florida going to be the only state on the Atlantic coast with the time change?" asks Mayor George Cretekos of Clearwater.

by | March 08, 2018 | 02:18

Attorneys for the anonymous woman who won the almost $560 million Powerball jackpot in New Hampshire two months ago have accepted the cash prize on her behalf. Under New Hampshire law, a lottery winner's name, town and prize amount become public information. "She wishes to remain in New Hampshire and give back to the state and community that has given so much to her".

by | March 08, 2018 | 01:32

On Monday, former Trump campaign adviser Sam Nunberg may have provided its most surreal turn of events yet. Nunberg worked on the Trump campaign until he was sacked in August 2015, after a series of racist posts were found in his Facebook page archives.

by | March 08, 2018 | 01:30

Ojea Quintana, whose report to the Human Rights Council was based mainly on interviews with North Koreans living in South Korea and Japan, is not allowed into the reclusive country. North and South Korea are technically still at war because their 1950-53 conflict ended in a truce, not a peace treaty. Last month, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement, "the worldwide community broadly agree that denuclearization must be the result of any dialogue with North ...

by | March 08, 2018 | 01:13

The crown prince has been the driving force behind a modernisation programme, Vision 2030, in Saudi Arabia - but the reforms have been dismissed as a "mirage" by campaigners. He and his delegation will also seek to reassure worldwide business leaders rattled by the Crown Prince's recent anti-corruption sweep, in which about 200 people - including business executives, officials and at least 17 princes - were arrested previous year.

by | March 07, 2018 | 22:56

During a press conference held on Wednesday , county officials said the pipe in question was not one of the county's older pipes that was scheduled to be replaced. "It's a DeKalb issue", he added. Like many parents, Ernst said he took his children to school this morning but then had to go back to get them after DeKalb Schools announced they were closing early because of the water main break.

by | March 07, 2018 | 22:29

Abdullah on Sunday triggered a controversy by suggesting that former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel were responsible for the partition of India and Pakistan in 1947 and not Mohammad Ali Jinnah. "Give him time as he has just become the president (of Congress party).It is not his defeat", Mr. Abdullah told reporters on the sidelines of a function in Jammu .

by | March 07, 2018 | 22:24

The head of an influential parliamentary committee said on Monday that such efforts could cost London its reputation for good corporate governance. Foreign minister Boris Johnson lauded security ties with “one of Britain's oldest friends in the region” in a newspaper article last week and praised Prince Mohammed's reforms.

by | March 07, 2018 | 21:53

Maersk Line says the fire broke out late Tuesday on Maersk Honam and firefighter efforts were "unsuccessful". "The search operations are on and the coast guard assets have been pressed into action", said inspector general K R Nautiyal, commander of the Coast Guard West region.

by | March 07, 2018 | 21:24

The Washington museum's rescission of its Elie Wiesel Award to Suu Kyi, the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize victor, is the latest honor to be retracted over her silence about widespread abuses against the Rohingya. As Myanmar's civilian leader, Aung San Suu Kyi's authority is restricted by the military's influence over numerous country's institutions. She spent years under house arrest for opposing Myanmar's military leaders before her party won at the polls in 2015, propelling her to become state ...