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Troopers, Snowplows, National Guard Lead Tot to Heart Transplant During Pa. Storm

Troopers, Snowplows, National Guard Lead Tot to Heart Transplant During Pa. Storm Gov. Tom Wolf is deploying members of the National Guard and announced travel restrictions ahead of a winter storm that could bring a foot or more of snow to eastern Pennsylvania. PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards said Pennsylvanians who heeded advice to stay home made a huge difference as some 4,800 plow truck drivers worked to clear roads. [Full Article...]

India's top court allows BJP leader to take oath as Goa CM

India's top court allows BJP leader to take oath as Goa CM Other than Parrikar, the BJP will have only two members, Francis D'Souza and Pandurang Madkaikar, in the council of minister. However with North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) partners, the BJP tally rose 21+ NPP 4 + NPF 4+ LJP 1+AITC 1+ Ind 1+ 32 legislators. [Full Article...]

The Dad From The Viral BBC Interview Explains What Really Happened

The Dad From The Viral BBC Interview Explains What Really Happened The couple's 8-month-old son, James , followed behind his sister in his baby-walker, as he often does. "I mean, it was terribly cute", Kelly told the Journal . It was amusing. If you watch the tape I was sort of struggling to keep my own laughs down. Their antics, and then Professor Kelly and wife Jung-a Kim's attempts to herd them out of the room created delight and controversy around the... [Full Article...]

Trump Allows CIA Drone Strikes, Reversing Obama Policy

Trump Allows CIA Drone Strikes, Reversing Obama Policy That jump in use of armed drones resulted from the authorization to use "signature" strikes, which allowed targeting terrorism suspects based on behavior and other characteristics without knowing their actual identity, a USA official said on condition of anonymity. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court directs floor test on March 16

Supreme Court directs floor test on March 16 Sinha's invitation to the BJP ostensibly rests on that party hastily submitting letters of support from smaller parties - the MGP and the Goa Forward Party with three MLAs each - and three independents to claim a majority in the House. She said she would like Biren Singh to take a floor test. He cited several past precedents to back the governor's position. Out of 40, the Bharatiya Janata Party (B... [Full Article...]

Fury as police handed extra funding to look for missing Madeleine McCann

Fury as police handed extra funding to look for missing Madeleine McCann The Mirror reported that police are searching for a Portuguese man who worked at the Portuguese resort, the Ocean Club, during the disappearance. The British girl was 3 years old when she disappeared from her family's vacation rental in the seaside resort Praia da Luz in May 2007. [Full Article...]

IS fighters 'trapped' in Mosul after last road cut

IS fighters 'trapped' in Mosul after last road cut On February 19, Iraqi forces started an onslaught to dislodge Islamic State from the western section of Mosul, nearly a month after they had driven the militants from the eastern side of the city. Saadi said he expects it will take less time to recapture the western half of the city than the east, which was cleared in January after 100 days of fighting. [Full Article...]

Sara Connor jailed for four years for cop's death

Sara Connor jailed for four years for cop's death He was originally facing a possible 8-year-sentence before being charged with group assault causing death and sentenced to just six years. The sentence was two years less than that demanded by prosecutors and well short of the maximum 15 years he had faced. [Full Article...]

Alabama's unemployment rate is third highest in the nation

Alabama's unemployment rate is third highest in the nation New Jersey added almost 61,000 jobs last year, the largest year of private-sector growth since 2000, according to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics . The employment to population ratio estimate of 61.3 percent remained above the US average of 59.9 percent. The private industry segment with the most growth over the month was other services, which includes fix and maintenance, personal... [Full Article...]

Aide: Trump planning to meet with Chinese leader

Tillerson, making his first trip to Asia as secretary of state, is scheduled to visit China on March 18-19. Press secretary Sean Spicer announced the Palm Beach trip to reporters during the White House press briefing, offering no other details regarding the goal of the trip. [Full Article...]

Another Bomb Threat at Westside Jewish Community Center

Another Bomb Threat at Westside Jewish Community Center On Tuesday night, the centre, located on West 41st Avenue and Oak Street, was evacuated following a bomb threat. At the Greater Rochester JCC, police said about 300 people were inside when the threat was received via email, NBC reported. The first threat was made on February 20, 2017. The threats are under investigation by Vancouver Police who had already increased patrols of the area over the... [Full Article...]

Hadwin extends lead at Valspar Championship

Hadwin extends lead at Valspar Championship He will head into Sunday with a four-shot lead with a chance to capture his first victory on the PGA Tour. Well, the golf gods made up for it at the 13th hole. However, Hadwin regrouped to par the 17th and 18th, with Cantlay dropping a shot at the last after finding a bunker with his approach to hand Hadwin the win. [Full Article...]

To-Hawaii flight diverted to Los Angeles after dispute over blanket fee

A disgruntled passenger caused the plane to divert after he took exception to the cost of a blanket. Four hours later, the plane was back in the sky. The man insisted he should not have to pay because it was cold on the plane. The passenger became furious after he passenger asked crew members for a blanket because he was chilly and they told him it would cost him. [Full Article...]

Murali not in race for post of KPCC chief

Murali not in race for post of KPCC chief He was injured in a recent accident at Kozhikode. "Doctors said a complete recovery may take a few months". Prolonged treatment is needed for me. K Muraleedharan, who was also among those leaders considered for the post, made it clear on Saturday that he was not ready to take up the party post. [Full Article...]

German Police order Essen Shopping Mall Shut Due to Attack Threat

German Police order Essen Shopping Mall Shut Due to Attack Threat Hundreds of police are involved in the security operation at the Limbecker Platz mall, which was locked down before it opened to the public, Essen police spokesperson Christoph Wickhorst said. The disruption comes just a few days after several people were injured when a man armed with an axe attacked commuters at Dusseldorf railway station. [Full Article...]

Russia's UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin died from a heart attack, says autopsy

State Department asked the city to keep the medical examiner's results private. The State Department asked the New York Medical Examiner not to publicly release information about the cause of death of Russia's ambassador to the United Nations. [Full Article...]

Judge who told complainant to 'keep your knees together' resigns

Judge who told complainant to 'keep your knees together' resigns The Canadian Judicial Council said Camp's conduct was "manifestly and profoundly destructive" in regard to the impartiality and integrity of the bench. He also further asked her, "Why didn't you just sink your bottom down into the basin so he couldn't penetrate you?" Since its creation in 1971, the judicial watchdog has only recommended the removal of two other judges from the bench. [Full Article...]

Pope Francis suggests an openness to ordaining married men as priests

Pope Francis suggests an openness to ordaining married men as priests It's also important to note that some married men are already allowed to be priests, like members of the Anglican Church who have converted to Catholicism. The conversation ended with Pope Francis confirming plans to visit India, Bangladesh, Colombia and Portugal. Despite that aforementioned "enormous" priest shortage, Pope Francis did not mention opening the priesthood up to women. [Full Article...]

Wild boars pose problem in radiation-hit Fukushima

Wild boars pose problem in radiation-hit Fukushima Radioactive wild boars have become a problem in the evacuation zone around Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant. In the abandoned coastal town of Namie-just 2.5 miles from the site of the meltdown-residents are expected to return at the end of the month, meaning that the boars must be cleared. [Full Article...]

Netherlands' Embassy declines to comment on son of slain Kim

Netherlands' Embassy declines to comment on son of slain Kim After Malaysian authorities identified North Korean officials as suspects alongside those thought to be hired as assassins, Malaysia expelled North Korea's ambassador from the country, which was one of the few in the world to have a visa-free system with North Korea. [Full Article...]


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