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Tasmanian Liberals Win State Election


Celebrating another four years of government Mr Hodgman said in a brief speech in the Hobart tally room last night that Tasmanians had opted to maintain stability. She said Labor had run a positive campaign on issues people cared about including housing and the health system. Greens Leader Cassy O'Connor says the gaming industry bought the Liberals the state election with the millions of dollars spent to fight against policies to end poker machines in the state. Read More »

Russian Federation helps North Korea evade sanctions


Family members of the Cheonan dead and conservative members of the South Korean parliament unsuccessfully attempted to prevent Kim from crossing the border. 'We'll see what happens . If the sanctions don't work we'll have to go to phase two. With the two sides unwilling to make concessions on "the most important issue" and the fundamentals unchanged, Lankov said: "It's just a short kind of relaxation, which is likely to be followed by another escalation, another period of tensions very ... Read More »

BJP used money, muscle power to win Tripura elections


The pan-India footprint of BJP is growing and it will continue to grow under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi . Adityanath, who was in Gorakhpur , hailed the victory and termed it "historical". "BJP and its allies share more than 50 percent of popular votes". While the Congress is the single largest party in Meghalaya, it does not have enough numbers to form a government. Read More »

Michigan student killed parents in university dorm


Debra Williams, the mother of James Eric Davis' roommate, told ABC affiliate Toledo, Ohio, station WTVG that she was overcome with panic after her son texted her Friday morning, saying that he thought his "roommate just shot his mom". More than 100 police officers, some heavily armed in camouflage uniforms, had searched neighborhoods near Central Michigan University following the shooting. Read More »

Analyst's Ratings : Mylan NV (NASDAQ:MYL)

The hedge fund run by Edward Goodnow held 243,345 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $4.93 million, down from 388,895 at the end of the previous reported quarter. They issued a "market perform" rating and a $44.00 target price for the company. The Stock now has Analyst' mean Recommendation of 2.2 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell. Read More »

Trump Just Suggested That Drug Dealers Should Get the Death Penalty

Controversial president of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte rose to power in part due to his hardline stance on drugs; he has said in the past that he gunned down some of his city's drug dealers personally. Lastly, Shulkin explained that veterans are given an informed consent document to sign before they use opioids , "because they have a shared responsibility in this". Read More »

South Korea will send envoy to North


Pyongyang mounted a charm offensive during the Games, sending athletes, cheerleaders and performers. A honest offer of talks would provide a rare step toward diplomacy after years of missile and nuclear tests and direct threats of war from Pyongyang - and from Washington. Read More »

Shakib ruled out of Nidahas Trophy


The Nidahas trophy is being played in Sri Lanka to commemorate 70 years of independence of the island nation. Now the injury woes have come haunting the Bangladesh team and they would be shattered by it. "We will give him the time, as long as he takes to get ready", Walsh said at a press conference in Dhaka on Saturday ahead of the team's departure for Sri Lanka . Read More »

Individual allegedly suffers self-inflicted gunshot wound near White House


The Secret Service put the White House on lockdown after a pair of shots were heard, according to the NY Daily News . U.S. Secret Service responded to the sound of shots fired. The White House Press Secretary said: "We are aware of the situation, the President has been briefed". On Feb. 23, a woman was arrested after crashing her vehicle into a security barrier near the presidential residence. Read More »

Over 2200 flights cancelled in USA as major storm hits East Coast

In Chesterfield County, Virginia, a tree fell onto a home and struck a sleeping 6-year-old boy, the county said in a statement. All were killed by falling trees. "This storm is going to be worse because it's going over three high tides". New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said aptly that "March is coming in like a lion". Read More »

Egypt's Presidency: Sisi to Receive Saudi Crown Prince on Sunday


Saudi Arabia led its support to Sisi's government with billions of US dollars and generous oil supplies following the ouster of former Islamist President Mohamed Morsi in July 2013 following mass protests against his one-year rule. The Egyptian official gave no further details. According to the Israeli daily Haaretz , Israel had expressed its approval of the deal during talks with the Egyptian side provided that freedom of navigation for Israeli ships through the area would be guaranteed. Read More »

Trump confidant dumped millions in steel-related stock last week


After Trump's announcement Thursday, the stocks tumbled 5.48% to $26.37, meaning Icahn's shares lost about $6 million. Icahn quietly submitted his SEC filing about a week later. The ultra-wealthy investor was floated as the President's first choice for Treasury secretary and then-candidate Trump invoked his name often on the campaign trail. Read More »

Employees salaries held after Prasar Bharti chief 'defies' Smriti Irani


However, Prasar Bharati has not signed the MoU despite repeated reminders, the statement said. Dr. Surya Prakash did not respond to messages or calls from The Hindu on Friday. "Apart from rejecting the ministry's demand that Doordarshan pay a private company Rs 2.92 crore for an assignment it says was unnecessarily outsourced, Prakash and his board angered Irani by blocking a move to fill two key editorial posts with journalists whose salaries would have been much higher than PB could ... Read More »

Statewide tornado drill set for Thursday for 'Severe Weather Awareness Week'


This is an informational drill only and WKU will maintain normal activities during this test. It is important to ensure the safety of Lexington's residents. As part of "Severe Weather Awareness Week", Kentuckians will take part in a statewide tornado drill Thursday morning. People across the state of Kentucky continue to clean up after severe weather from last week. Read More »

Italian Suspects in Slovak Journalist's Murder Released


The seven men had been taken into custody on Thursday when police raided houses allegedly linked to members of an Italian crime syndicate. "During the legal timeframe - 48 hours - (police) checked and searched for facts needed for an indictment". Read More »

Trump advocates 'the ultimate penalty' for drug dealers during opioid summit

Indeed, the president said at the summit that he would be unveiling specific policies to tackle the drugs crisis in the coming weeks. Still, the advocates said that is far short of what they had hoped when Trump declared an emergency , and they said they were interested to see what new information they could learn from the White House summit. Read More »

N will win Senate elections: Marriyum Aurangzeb


She added that Khan sent a reference against her to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) for not giving the vote for Sheikh Rashid in a run for prime minister seat. According to details, Raja Riaz stopped Rana Sanaullah in Punjab Assembly when he was about to cast the first vote and asked him to give his vote to PTI. Read More »

Turkey-led forces snatch more towns in Afrin


The death toll, released by the Turkish military in two separate statements, brings the number of Turkish soldiers killed since the launch of "Operation Olive Branch " to at least 40. Another Turkish news agency, Dogan, reported that Turkish and allied forces had started an operation on Friday morning to take control of the town of Rajo in Afrin . Read More »

Sridevi: Rare, old and unseen photos of Bollywood actress 'Chandini'


In order to take care of her daughter, Sridevi took a break from acting in Hindi films after Judai (1997), yet another hit of her career. She continued to act as a child artist in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada films and made her adult debut as a heroine in the 1976 movie Moondru Mudichu at age 13. Read More »

Expelled House Rep. Lebsock changed party affiliation prior to vote


The testimony began after Democrats voted down a motion by a Republican lawmaker to convene a bipartisan committee that could hear testimony directly from Lebsock and the accusers. "The critical fact for me is not the date of that document", Rep. Cole Wist (R-Centennial) said. "The last months have been very bad", Winter told her colleagues, who stood somberly as she spoke. Read More »

India, Vietnam to explore transfer of technology


Later in the day, Quang has issued a press statement along with PM Narendra Modi and exchanged agreements between both the countries. Modi and Quang discussed ways to enhance cooperation in key areas of defence and trade. He will be accompanied by his wife Mrs Nguyen Thi Hien and an official delegation. He arrived in the national capital on late Friday evening and is on a three-day visit to India. Read More »

Veteran weatherman gives his verdict on the 'Beast from the East'


A dog walks on ice covering the stairs at the shore of Lake Balaton in Fonyod, Budapest, Hungary, Feb. 26, 2018.A guardsman sits on duty in the snow at Horse Guards Parade in London, Feb. Ireland, bracing for the biggest snowfall since 1982, urged people to stay indoors from 1600 GMT on Thursday until 1200 on Friday in the southern province of Munster and eastern province of Leinster when the most severe weather is expected. Read More »

Macron's state visit to US set for April 23-25


After the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, Trump called for banning the sale of bump stocks and raising the age to buy some weapons. President Trump speaks during a meeting with the members of the National Governors Association in the State Dining Room on Monday. Read More »

Marotta accepts Can may not join Juventus


The same article states that Juventus are keen to avoid an auction for Can's services following reports of apparent interest from La Liga giants Real Madrid . "We're doing, and we have done, our path". "If he decides to come to Juventus, we will be happy, but if he decides to join another team, we will take another chance". Read More »

Extremists stage deadly attacks in Burkina Faso capital


It is not clear if more militants were involved in the violence, which was called a terrorist attack by Jean Bosco Kienou, director general of Burkina Faso's police, and French prime minister Edouard Philippe. "Several were killed outside and inside the premises", Korbeogo said. At the same time, the bomb went off near the headquarters of the Burkinabe armed forces and the French cultural center, about a kilometer from the site of the first attack, other witnesses said. Read More »

Sales tax bill fails as Louisiana session edges to collapse


John Bel Edwards, a Democrat, Democrats in the House and some moderate Republicans argue that inaction threatens state government services, including the popular Taylor Opportunity Program for Students scholarships and rural hospitals. He accused Edwards of being a "bald-faced liar" in his description of the shortfall. Conrad Appel, R-Metairie. "I am not one who thinks you can cut our way out of this, we will require some additional revenue". Read More »

See the gun bills Florida lawmakers are debating after the Parkland massacre


The board also voted to oppose HB 566 , which would allow charter schools to hire an administrator who lacks educational certification, a bill that passed the House Thursday; and took positions on several other pending bills. Florida drivers texting face a $60 fine, and enhanced penalties if an accident is involved. Law enforcement agencies also would have to track the ethnicity of the drivers they stopped, and report annually to the state. Read More »

Meghalaya: Congress leading in 21; NPP in 14 seats

The BJP is leading in five seats; the NPP had declared that it was no averse to tying up with the BJP. Polling for 59 out of the state's 60 assembly seats was held on February 27. "People's voice is for change". In another Northeast state a year ago, the BJP outwitted the Congress, which was the single largest party but failed to move quickly enough to form government. Read More »

'Afraid of the NRA'? Not this senator, pushing back at Donald Trump


A top NRA official said President Trump and Vice President Pence "don't want gun control " just one day after Trump called for a "strong" gun control bill in a shocking break from his conservative base. The White House has said Mr. Trump supports Mr. Cornyn's legislation to incentivize states and federal agencies to share more of their records with the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS). Read More »