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by | March 14, 2018 | 12:51

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos will be the chairwoman of the commission, and the White House announced over the weekend plans to make schools more secure, strengthen background checks, and reform mental health programs. Instead, the issue will be one of a list of topics to be studied by the DeVos commission, which will then provide recommendations to the president.

by | March 14, 2018 | 12:35

It identifies them as Michael B. Hari, 47, Joe Morris , 22, and Michael McWhorter , 29. The three men were the same trio charged with the Bloomington arson, plus Ellis Mack, 18, all of Clarence, a rural community about 35 miles north of Champaign-Urbana.

by | March 14, 2018 | 12:02

Araria Lok Sabha seat saw a turnout of 57 per cent in the bypolls on Sunday. In Phulpur, Samajwadi Party's Nagendra Pratap Singh Patel is leading by 15,713 votes with 1,22,247 votes followed by BJP's Kaushlendra Singh Patel with with 1,06,534 votes after 11th round of counting.

by | March 14, 2018 | 11:46

Chancellor Angela Merkel says "it's finally time to start work" as Germany's new government prepares to take office almost six months after the country's election. In Europe, French President Emmanuel Macron has been awaiting a German response to his calls for an ambitious European Union reform agenda. She received 364 out of 709 votes in the first round of voting - 11 more than required to gain an absolute majority, but also 35 fewer than if all the members of her next governing coalition ...

by | March 14, 2018 | 11:28

Pakistan on Tuesday accused India of intimidating and harassing its diplomat's children while they were on their way to school. The move would likely put pressure on the Pakistani policy making apparatus, since it would have to weigh involvement in a project that would make it part of a corridor that undercuts its geographical advantage and offers to cut down on India's strategic advantage, against the setback it could deal to its own ambitions over the nearby Gwadar Port.

by | March 14, 2018 | 11:19

Addressing reporters, Mr. Trump told reporters that his decision was guided due to chemistry with Pompeo. While Trump said he believes the Iran deal is "terrible", he said Tillerson that it "was okay". As a result, he said he "was up most of that night". Tillerson had also encouraged Trump to uphold the Iran nuclear deal and tried to change the president's mind on leaving the Paris climate agreement.

by | March 14, 2018 | 11:13

The 65-year-old former Exxon Mobil chief executive and the president had differences over a host of issues including the United States policy on North Korea and Russian Federation. The firing of Rex Tillerson as secretary of state is one of the least surprising developments of Donald Trump's presidency. Tillerson, the White House said, asked that Trump wait until he returned to the US, and he shortened his trip to Africa - where much of his mission revolved around softening the ...

by | March 14, 2018 | 10:46

The trip was treated as an official tour in line with his government duties, but he reportedly spent much of it sightseeing, and his wife accompanied him on a ticket paid for by agency funds. The email to Sandoval alluded to White House efforts to gain more control, including ousting Shulkin's chief of staff, and said the secretary had been "put on notice to exit" once the administration gets the Choice legislation through Congress.

by | March 14, 2018 | 09:40

The BJP had swept 2014 Lok Sabha polls in the state winning 71 seats on its own while its alliance partner Apna Dal had won two. While the lead in the Phulpur constituency is substantial at over 10,000 votes, the exact extent of leads in Gorakhpur can not be estimated.

by | March 14, 2018 | 09:31

Nicaragua National Police confirm to ABC News that Orlando Tercero was arrested Tuesday afternoon in connection with the killing. Additional details were not immediately available and the Binghamton Police Department declined to comment. Tercero allegedly "fled the United States via worldwide air to Nicaragua prior to the discovery of Haley Anderson's deceased body", according to a statement released by police.

by | March 14, 2018 | 07:05

Meanwhile, BJP alleged that there was anger among Congress leaders as the party had sprung surprises in candidate selection. "Ahmed Patel too had won because we were in the right". "Rathwa had served as a central minister and the no-dues certificate he submitted was a fake one", alleged Vaghani. The Congress deployed Leader of Opposition in Assembly, Paresh Dhanani, and senior party leader Shaktisinh Gohil to put forward Rathwa's case.

by | March 14, 2018 | 06:57

It was BJP national president Amit Shah who informed Muraleedharan, who is now in Shimoga in connection with the Karnataka Assembly elections, about the party's decision on Sunday. Even if the lone CPI member and an independent MLA support the Congress, the total strength of the party does not exceed 15. The party opted for a tribal candidate in Jharkhand to reach out to the Scheduled tribes.

by | March 14, 2018 | 06:57

This transfer is usually economically inefficient because the benefits that domestic producers receive from a tariff will generally be less than the costs to domestic consumers. America helped other countries protect their own industries through high tariffs until they could recover. "The bigger concerns are retaliatory tariffs against USA exports, the possibility of a broader trade war, higher costs, and greater uncertainty for global business investment".

by | March 14, 2018 | 06:25

He said opposition leaders got together to discuss issues in the national interest, create bonhomie in the opposition and exchange views. "You can also see NDA allies are also angry". Apart from Sonia, the Congress was represented by party president Rahul Gandhi , former prime minister Manmohan Singh , leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad , and other senior leaders including AK Antony, Ahmed Patel, Mallikarjun Kharge and Randeep Singh Surjewala.

by | March 14, 2018 | 06:27

The House was scheduled to take up the key Finance Bill 2018 and Appropriation bills for FY 2017-18 and 2018-19. Members from Telugu Desam Party, an ally of NDA and Y S R Congress party also trooped into the well demanding special status to Andhra Pradesh.

by | March 14, 2018 | 05:34

But then Tom updated the world on his current relationship with Abby on Twitter on February 27. She will always be the love of my life. It's also the second major wedding announcement from the Queer Eye universe; just last month, Netflix revealed that A.J.

by | March 14, 2018 | 05:27

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal talked to his Mizoram counterpart Lal Thanhawla on the matter, and suggested that both the sides withdraw from the disputed site. The Mizoram Police had alleged on Saturday that a Mizo student was injured in firing by the Assam Police at Zopui in Kolasib district. Adil Khan, Deputy Commissioner of Assam's border district Hailakandi, said the "police used minimum force" while controlling the mob and advised restraint on the part of all stakeholders.

by | March 14, 2018 | 05:14

In the past 12 hours, singer Jhene Aiko and her rapper boyfriend Big Sean have been all over social media with people wondering whether rumors were true about the "IDFWU" lyricist cheating on her. "They looked like they were a couple", the sources added. "She confronted him about it and he didn't really deny it ", the source said. However, Jhene hopped on Twitter last night to dead the rumors, writing, "Sorry, but nothing about you guy's fan fiction stories are true.

by | March 14, 2018 | 03:32

Basta is Italian for "enough". Cohen acknowledged last month that he paid Clifford $130,000 in October 2016 as part of the agreement that ensured she would not speak about an alleged affair with Trump. Following initial reports of Cohen's payment to Daniels, Cohen said Trump "vehemently denies" any affair. Rhodes, in remarks reported by Variety , said he could not imagine what the basis would be for any legal action by Trump's team to prevent the interview from airing.

by | March 14, 2018 | 00:06

The kidnapping is one of the largest since the jihadist group Boko Haram abducted more than 270 schoolgirls from the northeastern town of Chibok in 2014. "We are trying to be careful". I think that is the best way we have been helping the government of Nigeria secure the release of the girls, which we hope, will be done in a peaceful manner.

by | March 13, 2018 | 23:19

On Monday, Trudeau called Trump to stress the need to preserve the "mutually beneficial" cross border supply chains. The prime minister adds he is still working hard to gain a permanent exemption to these tariffs and has made it clear the USA argument of national security makes no sense.

by | March 13, 2018 | 23:04

Liberman then has four weeks following the Passover break to submit a state bill regarding the military draft for hareidi-religious recruits, which is to be approved by the Committee and then passed in its first reading by the Knesset plenum, after which another piece of legislation - proposed by a Shas lawmaker - will be tacked on to it.

by | March 13, 2018 | 23:02

The decree announced the creation of a new Directorate for Special Protection for the airports of the Kurdistan Region, "which will be under the command and control of the Federal Ministry of the Interior". Tensions flared up between the region and the central government in Baghdad after the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) held a highly controversial plebiscite on secession on September 25 past year.

by | March 13, 2018 | 22:51

Staff at 64 universities in the United Kingdom have been intermittently striking since 22 February against proposals to change the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) from a "defined benefit" scheme, which gives workers a guaranteed income in retirement, to a "defined contribution" scheme, in which pensions are subject to fluctuations in the stock market.

by | March 13, 2018 | 22:41

Students across the country will walk out of their classrooms for 17 minutes to commemorate the 17 victims who lost their lives in the February 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. "About five families came that were victims of gun violence", says Oscar Soria , senior campaigner with the protest group. It comes nearly a month after 17 people were killed in the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

by | March 13, 2018 | 22:41

Southwest wind around 5 miles per hour. The highest potential for fire weather concerns will be Wednesday and Thursday , when southerly winds return but moisture lags behind. Sunday will be mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Rain is expected Saturday with highs in the low to mid 60s. The heaviest precipitation from the second system will likely occur on Thursday , with showers becoming more scattered on Friday .

by | March 13, 2018 | 22:42

The National Weather Service's Boston office is forecasting 8 inches to a foot of snow for parts of CT through western MA and up to 18 inches for eastern MA and Rhode Island. The flooding that plagued the region during a January 4 storm and the March 2 storm is not expected to be as big a problem. Some coastal flooding at high tide is also possible.

by | March 13, 2018 | 22:34

Nikolas Cruz , 19, will reappear in court Wednesday local time facing 34-charges, including 17 counts of first-degree murder over the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre. Gordon Weekes, the Chief Assistant Public Defender, told the South Florida Sun-Sentinel that Cruz and his defense attorneys are still prepared to make a plea deal.

by | March 13, 2018 | 22:31

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, on Monday, ordered the state administration to ensure that fishers to not go to the seas until it is declared safe. The sea will turn rough in this period and therefore fishermen have been warned from going out, IMD said.

by | March 13, 2018 | 22:09

The government also alleged he accepted $35,000 in cash. [I] n June, another former Cuomo ally, Alain E. Kaloyeros, will stand trial in a case that may cast further unflattering light on the governor's administration. The people of NY deserve better. At one point, the key prosecution witness, a long-time lobbyist and supposed bribe-intermediary named Todd Howe, was arrested for credit card fraud , almost blowing up the whole case against Percoco.

by | March 13, 2018 | 22:03

On Monday, the Superior Court in Hartford granted Brochu's request for accelerated rehabilitation, a special form of probation that would allow Brochu to have the charges against her dismissed after two years if she completes 200 hours of community service and stays out of trouble, the Hartford Courant reported.

by | March 13, 2018 | 22:01

The order is binding on all forest areas in the state, the forest department said. "They were caught in the forest fire when they were returning downhill on Sunday afternoon", said Theni district collector Mariam Pallavi Baldev. She said the trekking group consisted of eight men, 25 women, and three children. As summer months are the peak tourist season, the Department offices across Karnataka are flooded with applications from wildlife enthusiasts seeking permission for trekking.

by | March 13, 2018 | 21:00

She hopes to do this in one of two ways. He added: 'Those who say that all citizens of a member states automatically lose their EU citizenship when it ceases to be a member state ... It would be disastrous for Northern Ireland economically and it violates the principle of consent - a core principle of the Belfast Agreement. The DUP's involvement is significant as they ensure the Conservatives have enough votes to govern a majority in parliament.

by | March 13, 2018 | 20:58

Ryan spokeswoman AshLee Strong said last week. "We will continue to urge the administration to narrow this policy so that it is focused only on those countries and practices that violate trade law". Flake said he would "immediately draft and introduce legislation to nullify these tariffs", which he called "ill-advised". "Tariffs married with uncertainty are even worse".

by | March 13, 2018 | 21:01

Trump praised Saccone as an "extraordinary person" who should "win easily", but most of the president's rambling campaign address focused on his own agenda, enemies, and entertainment value. On the tariffs, Flake said Trump had introduced "dual poisons" for the economy, by erecting new trade barriers and then introducing uncertainty by suggesting he might make some exceptions for certain countries.