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Pres. Trump: 'It looks like' Russia poisoned ex-spy


She said she had spoken to Britain's global allies, including President Trump , German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron . "There are only two plausible explanations: either this was a direct act by the Russian state against our country; or, conceivably, the Russian Government could have lost control of a military-grade nerve agent and allowed it to get into the hands of others". Read More »

Scientific Games (SGMS) Trading Up 7

Art Advsrs Limited has invested 0.09% in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS ). Scientific Games (NASDAQ SGMS ) traded up $3.35 during trading on Tuesday, reaching $47.45. (NASDAQ:NVAX). Two Sigma Limited Liability Company reported 72,254 shares. Macquarie Gp Ltd holds 16,100 shares. The Florida-based Raymond James Associates has invested 0% in Novavax, Inc. Read More »

United Mistakenly Ships Dog Bound for Kansas to Japan


That's when Swindle said she was told her dog was actually on a flight to Japan, the intended destination for the Great Dane. A family moving from OR to Kansas claims a mix-up with United Airlines resulted in their dog being sent to Japan by mistake. Read More »

Saudi Arabia will get nuclear bomb if Iran does, crown prince says


Prince Salman further said, "Many countries around the world and in Europe did not realise how unsafe Hitler was until what happened, happened". Iran signed a nuclear deal with world powers in 2015 that prohibits it from developing nuclear weapons, and beyond that, Tehran has said it has no ambition to develop such weapons of mass destruction. Read More »

Infy plans hub in CT


The hub in CT will have a special focus on insurance, healthcare and manufacturing, Infosys said in a regulatory filing late last night. "Hartford's position as the world's insurance capital, paired with Connecticut's academic institutions will place us in proximity to clients and accelerate the recruitment of local talent", asserted Kumar in the statement. Read More »

Ciobo announces $12m Business Events Bid Fund Program


The federal government has given Tourism Australia $12 million to create a "bid fund" for organisations looking to lure business events Down Under. "This is a step in the right direction and will help boost Australia's capacity to attract events to Australia". Read More »

Undocumented immigrant appointed to statewide post in California


On Wednesday, the Senate Rules Committee approved the appointment of Lizbeth Mateo , a 33-year-old attorney and immigrant rights activist , to the California Student Opportunity and Access Program Project Grant Advisory Committee, which helps low-income and underserved students go to college. Read More »

Let bygones be bygones, says Akhilesh Yadav on past BSP rivalry


The SP and the BSP have been bitter foes ever since the infamous state guest house case of 1995. "UP ki janta samajh chuki hai ki saare desh ki janta ko murkh bana rahe hain aur swayam bhagwan ko dhoka de rahe hain (People of Uttar Pradesh have understood that they (BJP) are making fool of people across the country and they are even cheating God)", said Yadav. Read More »

Mossack Fonseca Closing Down


In a statement , the firm said: "The reputational deterioration, the media campaign, the financial circus and the unusual actions by certain Panamanian authorities, have occasioned an irreversible damage that necessitates the obligatory ceasing of public operations at the end of the current month". Read More »

Armenia ranked 129th in UN World Happiness Report


Despite being a hub of terror activities, Pakistan ranked far ahead of India at 75th and despite China having a strong censorship program, the country managed to take the 86th place in an index which did, however, note that Chinese only as happy now as they were 25 years ago. Read More »

Missing West Michigan woman found in Texas

Miller is said to have left the state voluntarily and her family has been notified that she was found safe. Miller was reported missing Wednesday, March 14. She was found safely with a Texas resident. The MSP Mt. Pleasant Post was assisted by Meceola Central Dispatch, the MSP Missing Person Unit, Val Verde County Sheriff's Office in Texas, and the Texas Rangers during this investigation. Read More »

United States general signals support for Iran nuclear deal


The Iranian official discussed on Wednesday the repercussions of Tillerson's removal from his post on the future of the nuclear deal at an emergency meeting held upon the request of the Foreign Policy and National Security Committee in parliament and attended by Assistant Foreign Minister for Economic Affairs Jaberi Ansari. Read More »

Woman charged with murder in officer's death


She says she didn't know Waters had a gun and was inside the home with the officers when the shooting started. Tammy Widger, the 37-year-old Clinton, Missouri, woman who was in the house when police responded to a 911 call resulting in the shooting death of officer Christopher Ryan Morton on March 6, has been charged with second-degree murder. Read More »

MI universities seek delay on Nassar-inspired bills


Margaret O'Brien, Sen. David Knezek , Sen. People sexually abused as children in MI generally have until their 19th birthdays to sue. Senate Majority Leader Arlan Meekhof, R-West Olive, said Engler had come to the capitol at his request on Wednesday, and they had discussed the package of bills spearheaded by Sen. Read More »

USA military helicopter crashes in western Iraq


All were US Air Force airmen, ABC News confirmed. Early indications were that there was no enemy fire involved, officials told NBC News. A military helicopter with U.S. The incident occurs as the United States is shifting personnel and resources out of Iraq and into Afghanistan, as the war against ISIS in Iraq has wound down in recent months. Read More »

Percoco corruption case leads calls for reform


It's fantastic that a governor who so carefully controls his public persona didn't notice one of his closest aides - someone Cuomo himself has referred to as like a brother - could use his personal relationship wih the governor to enrich himself illegally without the governor knowing or at least suspecting wrongdoing. Read More »

Is CIA Director Pompeo a good choice for Secretary of State?


Australia's embassy in Washington will contact the State Department to find an appropriate time for Ms Bishop to make contact with Mr Pompeo, ahead of his position being confirmed in April. The end was a flawless metaphor for the relationship. Fired by a tweet . Many Democrats also criticized Haspel's record supervising a secret Central Intelligence Agency prison that engaged in "enhanced interrogation techniques", commonly referred to as torture , and later helping destroy videotaped ... Read More »

Facebook blockage lifted with immediate effect


Buddhist Sinhalese mobs attacked Muslim-owned shops, homes and mosques in the central Kandy district last week after a Sinhalese man died in a reported assault by a group of Muslim men following a private dispute. The island is under a state of emergency. Facebook said it was increasing staff numbers but gave no further details. It is deemed to have 14,000 personnel across the world assigned to assessing offensive material and the figure is tipped to increase to 20,000 by this year end. Read More »

Ukraine MP Nadezhda Savchenko says military coup is 'anticipated event'


After that Savchenko held a briefing, during which she accused Speaker Andrei Parubiy and Prosecutor General Yuri Lutsenko of crimes during "Maidan" [the popular uprising in downtown Kiev in late 2014]. Savchenko, 36, said she welcomed the accusations, Interfax Ukraine reported. In January 2017, lawmakers called for an investigation into what they said were Savchenko's anti-Ukrainian actions after she suggested Ukraine would have to relax its claim on Crimea - annexed by Russian Federation ... Read More »

House Oversight Dems: GOP blocking request for Trump admin records


Reps. Eliot Engel , D-N.Y., Adam Schiff, D-Calif., and House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md., conduct a news conference, February 15, 2017. Politico reviewed emails from State Department officials like Brian Hook, the director of policy planning staff, and White House liaison Julia Haller, who repeatedly questioned the loyalty of Iran expert Sahar Nowrouzzadeh, a State Department employee who was hired under the Bush administration in 2005 and served under Obama. Read More »

McMaster meets UNSC envoys over N.Korea


The briefing followed a White House announcement on Thursday that Trump has accepted an invitation to meet to Kim Jong Un in what would be the first-ever direct talks between a US president and a North Korean leader. US Ambassador Nikki Haley singled out China for praise, saying Beijing had been "very helpful" in the push for sanctions , and also cited South Korea and Japan. Read More »

Trailer Arrives For Survival Drama Adrift


Director Baltasar Kormákur delivered a solid survival drama with 2015's Everest and tackled another ocean disaster in 2012 Icelandic film The Deep , so he's certainly in his element. As the two avid sailors set out on a journey across the ocean, Tami Oldham and Richard Sharp couldn't anticipate they would be sailing directly into one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history. Read More »

NYSC to punish employers aiding evasion of service by corps members


He was represented by Mr Femi Osungbohun , Assistant Director (Corps Welfare and Inspectorate), National Directorate, Abuja. "I want to use this opportunity to commend all corps employers in the state for not only accepting the corps members posted to them, but also fulfilling their responsibilities of providing accommodation or paying money in lieu". Read More »

Two terrorists killed, three policemen injured in Srinagar encounter

The police said the militants reportedly belonged to the Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind led by Zakir Musa, associated with Al-Qaeda. "Three terrorists in an undisclosed location are trapped and engaged in encounter after an unsuccessful attempt of weapon snatching from PSO of a protected person, " DGP S P Vaid said. Read More »

Irish Leader to Stress Benefits of US Trade Ties


For many in Ireland Donald Trump has been impossible to warm to, or even respect. Following the meeting the Taoiseach said Mr Trump told him it was an issue very much on his mind. He offered no further details. After Brexit, the Taoiseach said he wants to ensure there is a "deep and comprehensive future relationship" between the European Union and the United Kingdom, which will maximise economic engagement and trade, while also ensuring there is continued cooperation on combating terrorism ... Read More »

Student, 18, viciously beaten by 'group of women' outside shopping centre dies


She was then transferred to Nottingham City Hospital but died on Wednesday. An 18-year-old woman left in a coma after a street attack in Nottingham has died in hospital nearly a month after the incident. "We don't understand who would do this to her, she is very quiet and never gets involved in any problems". She didn't even know these girls. 'But they continued to batter her until she lost consciousness that is when the bus driver acted, he called an ambulance for her. Read More »

GM Investing $100 Million in Michigan Plants to Build Autonomous Vehicles


Operating only in San Francisco, the autonomous prototype Bolts are allegedly accident-prone and programmed to avoid many "blacklisted" streets and intersections. GM said earlier the automaker had asked NHTSA to allow 16 alterations to existing vehicle safety rules - such as having an airbag in what would normally be the driver's seat, but without a steering wheel - to enable the deployment of the Cruise AV. Read More »

TN Assembly resolution calls for setting up Cauvery board


On February 22, an all party meet chaired by Palaniswami decided that the Chief Minister will lead a delegation of leaders of all parties, farmers and MPs from the state to meet the Prime Minister on the Cauvery issue. Tamilnadu was allocated 192 tmcft of water in the final award of the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal. A day after the verdict, Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah said his government would oppose constitution of the Cauvery Management Board. Read More »

Tencor Corporation (KLAC) stock closes Yesterday with $120.44

The stock increased 0.63% or $2.15 during the last trading session, reaching $342.25. About 986,645 shares traded. KLA-Tencor Corporation (KLAC) stock is now trading 17.01% away from its average-price of 200 days while it maintained a distance of 9.07% from its 50 Days Moving Average and 6.50% compared with the 20 Day Moving Average. Read More »

Seton Hall Basketball: It is now or never time for the Pirates


According to oddsmakers at YouWager, Seton Hall is the favorite in this game, as the Pirates are getting odds of -2.5 points against N.C. State. Seton Hall has won four of its last six while covering the spread in five straight. Ismael Sanogo did the dirty for the team, as the Newark native always has. And then there's senior center Angel Delgado , the Big East's all-time leader in rebounds and just the second player in history to lead the Big East in rebounding in three different ... Read More »