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Adnan Syed of 'Serial' Podcast to Get New Trial

Adnan Syed of 'Serial' Podcast to Get New Trial The Maryland Court of Special Appeals filed an opinion on the Adnan Syed v. It's unclear if the state will choose to do so. In 2000, Syed was convicted of killing his high school sweetheart, Hae Min Lee , and burying her body in a shallow grave in a park in northwest Baltimore. [Full Article...]

Koreas begin ministerial-level meeting for Moon-Kim summit

Koreas begin ministerial-level meeting for Moon-Kim summit Well, since two weeks ago, South Korea's summit preparation committee has had three major topics for President Moon Jae-in to discuss with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. As part of that deal, North Korea agreed to suspend missiles and nuclear weapons tests and to not object publicly to joint military drills held by the US and South Korea, the White House said. [Full Article...]

Fanning Springs Easter Egg Hunt and Ski Show

Fanning Springs Easter Egg Hunt and Ski Show Call Yolanda Stout at 208-983-2131 or 208-451-5531. There will be a worship service at 10 a.m.at Fort Harmar's River of Life Church followed by an egg hunt at 11:30 a.m. March 30-31, 12 p.m.to 6 p.m., April 1 12 p.m.to 5 p.m. The church is located at the stoplight on Main Street across from Asker's. Springtime and one of Richmond's family traditions, Saturday 10 am - 3 pm at the Carriage House L... [Full Article...]

Iran supplying weapons to Yemen's Huthi rebels: France FM

Iran supplying weapons to Yemen's Huthi rebels: France FM British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt said in a joint statement that Saudi Arabia has the right to defend itself against security threats, including missiles launched from Yemen , adding that the United Kingdom supports the Saudi-led coalition's efforts to restore legitimacy in Yemen, as accepted by the UN Security Council. [Full Article...]

Egypt Nixes 'Mousa Something' But Sends El-Sisi Wakeup Call

Egypt Nixes 'Mousa Something' But Sends El-Sisi Wakeup Call Outside a polling station in Cairo's Manial neighborhood, about two dozen voters, mainly older people, lined up in front of the gates shortly before polls opened. Sisi's only challenger and al Ghad party chief Moussa Mostafa Moussa was able to get only three per cent of vote share. The election commission announced that polling stations would remain open for an extra hour on Wednesday after wa... [Full Article...]

Malala Yousafzai Returns To Pakistan 6 Years After Taliban Attack

Malala Yousafzai Returns To Pakistan 6 Years After Taliban Attack She went on to receive the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014, along with Indian child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi, before being accepted to Oxford University . Pakistani women should be empowered". Yousafzai, often switching between English and the Pashto and Urdu languages, took time to speak on the importance of education, particularly for the girl child. [Full Article...]

Indian government plans to sell 76 per cent stake in Air India

Indian government plans to sell 76 per cent stake in Air India The information memorandum said the transaction will involve Air India, its low cost arm Air India Express and Air India SATS Airport Services Pvt Ltd. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has also hailed the new Air India route as "historic". The government has injected $3.6 billion (Rs 23,461 crore at $1 = Rs 65.17) since 2012 to bail out the airline. [Full Article...]

Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower Tells UK Lawmakers His Predecessor Was Poisoned

Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower Tells UK Lawmakers His Predecessor Was Poisoned In its earlier notice issued to Cambridge Analytica , the government had sought details on whether they have been engaged in any assignment to utilize data of Indians from the above cited breach. Wylie said that Nix had a standard pitch that relied on his company's Mayfair offices and his Eton education, which presents a very posh veneer and plays well in the Commonwealth countries the business ... [Full Article...]

Senator McConnell and Commissioner Quarles Announce Hemp Legislation

Senator McConnell and Commissioner Quarles Announce Hemp Legislation McConnell wants a full pardon for hemp by removing it from the list of controlled substances. Growing hemp without a federal permit has always been banned owing to its classification as a controlled substance related to marijuana. Since the 2014 federal Farm Bill allowed experimental hemp production, crop production has spread but remains tiny. Others, however, are limiting hemp cultivation to... [Full Article...]

This California County Is Joining Jeff Sessions' Challenge of Sanctuary Law

This California County Is Joining Jeff Sessions' Challenge of Sanctuary Law Last week, the Los Alamitos City Council voted in favor of an ordinance declaring that SB 54 is contrary to the United States Constitution and stating that the city will comply with federal laws instead. "By making us a sanctuary city and state, we're doing nothing more than attracting millions more people to come to this country and to consume the very wealth that is necessary for our quality... [Full Article...]

Trump Finally Cans VA Secretary David Shulkin

Trump Finally Cans VA Secretary David Shulkin Senior administration officials say Trump has gleefully bashed Tillerson since firing him on Twitter . He was appointed as physician to the president by President Barack Obama in 2013, after having served on the White House medical team since 2006. [Full Article...]

India, China agree to a roadmap for addressing the trade imbalance

India, China agree to a roadmap for addressing the trade imbalance He had said that any change of status quo along the India-China border may lead to another Dokalam-like crisis. China on Monday said Doklam is "Chinese territory" and the question of changing the status quo does not arise after India's envoy Gautam Bambawale warned Beijing against any attempt to change the present state of affairs on the plateau. [Full Article...]

Mega Millions Jackpot Soars to $502M

Mega Millions Jackpot Soars to $502M The jackpot was $458-million, with a one-time cash option of $274-million. Pennsylvania has sold two jackpot-winning Mega Millions tickets since joining the game in 2010. The highest-ever Mega Millions jackpot, $656 million, was won nearly exactly six years ago in March 2012. The tickets are sold in 44 states as well as Washington, D.C. [Full Article...]

Soaking Rain Moves In Wednesday

A weather chart reveals there will be more snow in Britain over the Easter weekend , with much of Scotland and the north of England to bear the brunt of the wintery weather. Some of these storms could strong or severe, with my main concerns coming in the form of a low risk of damaging wind gusts and an isolated tornado or two. [Full Article...]

Forecast: Nice spring temps today, snow possible through the weekend

Most areas will be dry but there is a chance for showers across Lamar, Fayette, Winston and Marion counties this afternoon as our next system gets closer. Saturday looks partly to mostly sunny and cooler with temperatures in the mid and upper 50s. South wind 5 to 8 miles per hour becoming west southwest in the afternoon. [Full Article...]

Man Arrested In Connection With DC-Area Suspicious Packages, Authorities Say

Man Arrested In Connection With DC-Area Suspicious Packages, Authorities Say The building was evacuated and the 52nd Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal team from Fort Belvoir examined the package. 'The X-ray conducted indicates suspected Global Positioning System and an expedient fuse were attached. As reported by Vox , the first package apparently arrived at the National Defense University at Fort McNair in Washington at around 8:30 in the morning. [Full Article...]

Proud mother of slain French police hero calls for tolerance

Proud mother of slain French police hero calls for tolerance Arnaud Beltrame , a lieutenant-colonel in the gendarmerie, was among officers at the scene after a man stormed a supermarket in the southwest town of Trebes , firing on shoppers and staff before taking a hostage. On Friday, Lakdim, armed with a gun, knife and homemade explosive devices, hijacked a auto in Carcassonne and shot the two people inside, killing the passenger - a retired winemaker - a... [Full Article...]

Tuesday morning First Alert forecast

Tuesday morning First Alert forecast This will lead to a drier weather trend for Wednesday afternoon and Thursday , with highs in the 40's to low 50's. We'll keep a chance for some scattered rain showers in the forecast on Saturday , but for the most part we'll be missed by a storm system by a couple hundred miles to the south/east. [Full Article...]

Congress was a client in India, says Cambridge Analytica whistleblower

Congress was a client in India, says Cambridge Analytica whistleblower But they (CA) do have offices there, they have staff there. "I think it is incredibly reasonable to say that AIQ played a very significant role in Leave winning", he said. "When you look at the accumulation of evidence", he said, "I think it would be completely unreasonable to come to any other conclusion than this must be coordination, this must be a common objective plan". [Full Article...]

Historic Remington Arms Files For Bankruptcy

Historic Remington Arms Files For Bankruptcy In sum, the plan is created to reduce approximately $700 million of Remington's debt and support the contribution of $145 million of new capital into Remington's operating subsidiaries, markedly strengthening the company's consolidated liquidity, balance sheet and long-term competitiveness. [Full Article...]


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