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AfCFTA: MAN urges FG to be cautious in making binding commitments

AfCFTA: MAN urges FG to be cautious in making binding commitments This came during a speech read out by Kabil on behalf of President Abdel-Fatah al-Sisi during the summit of African heads of state in the Rwandan capital of Kigali. It also could improve the region's credit profiles, but obstacles will limit benefits, the agency said. President Uhuru Kenyatta has said Africa is on the path of economic success after the realisation by its leaders that there is mo... [Full Article...]

Rajya Sabha poll: UDF complains to Election Commission

While BSP MLA Anil Singh cross-voted for the BJP, its jailed MLA Mukhtar Ansari was denied permission by the Allahabad High Court to come out to vote. There were 11 candidates for the 10 Rajya Sabha seats and 37 first preference votes were required for victory in each seat. The counting of votes for the tough contest was delayed as the bjps opponents complained that some of their MLAs had not ... [Full Article...]

Woman tied to tree, thrashed on panchayat's order in Uttar Pradesh

Woman tied to tree, thrashed on panchayat's order in Uttar Pradesh At least four persons were arrested in Mau region of Uttar Pradesh for allegedly harassing a woman inside a moving bus, police said. However, the video became viral on Thursday and so the FIR was lodged against seven named and many unknown persons, said the media reports. [Full Article...]

Tamil Nadu: Petrol bomb thrown at BJP leader's vehicle in Coimbatore

Tamil Nadu: Petrol bomb thrown at BJP leader's vehicle in Coimbatore He put off the fire with the help of his neighbors and called local police. The miscreants who were on a two-wheeler flung a petrol bomb at Nandakumar's house at around 3 am Wednesday, March 21 but luckily none of the family members were injured during the attack. [Full Article...]

Over 130 whales die on Western Australia beach

Over 130 whales die on Western Australia beach But by nightfall, all but seven of the whales were dead, according to the state's Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions. "I think it's absolutely incredible, I've never seen anything like it, seen so many whales beached like this", said Barrie Brickle, who was visiting the area, the AP said. [Full Article...]

Another bank fraud, this time in Hydrabad

Another bank fraud, this time in Hydrabad The firm's promoter director Tottempudi Salalith and his wife and director Tottempudi Kavita have been named in the FIR apart from several bank officials. After the PNB fraud case was unearthed all major PSU banks were directed to identify the possible frauds in their loan books. Earlier, Punjab National Bank unearthed a scam of $2 billion where billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi allegedly acquir... [Full Article...]

China Wants to Loot Our Resources, Says Baloch Political Activist Munir Mengal

China Wants to Loot Our Resources, Says Baloch Political Activist Munir Mengal The legislation is a slap at successive administrations that have restricted official US government and military interaction with Taiwan over fears of upsetting China , which regards Taiwan as a breakaway province. Last December, China's military drills around Taiwan escalated. The Mainland Affairs Council said it had noted that Chinese officials have been using the term "severe" of late to r... [Full Article...]

House Intel GOP Report: Witnesses Say They Didn't Collude With Russian Interference

House Intel GOP Report: Witnesses Say They Didn't Collude With Russian Interference The firm, Cambridge Analytica, worked for the Trump campaign. The Senate Intelligence Committee released bipartisan recommendations on how to improve US election security this week and is continuing its investigation, as is Department of Justice Special Counsel Robert Mueller. [Full Article...]

OIPA President Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI

OIPA President Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI According to a report on the 100 block 20th Ave E home invasion robbery, the victim waited three weeks to report the February 18th incident to police. The officer said he immediately noticed that Wigley had bloodshot eyes and slurred speech. A Lubbock police officer was hospitalized after being involved in an accident, at 82nd Street & Avenue U, around 7:48 p.m. [Full Article...]

NFL Competition Committee unveils proposed new language for catch rule

NFL Competition Committee unveils proposed new language for catch rule The receiver must then perform a football move, such as taking another step or reaching the football toward the goal line or first-down marker, or have the ability to perform such an act, according to Riveron's announcement. "You're just shifting the debate from, 'Was he going to the ground and did he hold on to it?' to 'Did he make a football move?'" Last season in particular, multiple plays were... [Full Article...]

Craigslist shutters its Personals section after passage of sex trafficking bill

Craigslist shutters its Personals section after passage of sex trafficking bill The note came after Congress passed a bill that would subject websites to criminal and civil liability when third parties post illegal advertisements, primarily advertisements for sex workers. Many survivors of sex trafficking and the illegal prostitution trade have praised the legislation as a significant advance in their fight against the practice. [Full Article...]

Palace reveals star-studded line-up for Queen's 92nd birthday bash

Palace reveals star-studded line-up for Queen's 92nd birthday bash Canadian heartthrob Shawn has had a lot on plate recently! And she's asked a few famous faces to perform, including Australia's very own Kylie Minogue . It's still unclear which other Royals will be in attendance. The Queen will sit through a performance by Shaggy , who has been collaborating with Sting on a new album, creating the reggae-infused single " Don't Make Me Wait ", which is a far... [Full Article...]

Trump Threatens Spending Bill Veto, Raising Prospect of Shutdown

Trump Threatens Spending Bill Veto, Raising Prospect of Shutdown Mattis quoted George Washington in saying that "to be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace". The bill passed the House and the Senate this week in time to avert a government shutdown at midnight tonight. [Full Article...]

Southern Wis. in debris path of falling Chinese space station

Southern Wis. in debris path of falling Chinese space station In 2016, the Chinese Space Engineering Office announced the telemetry link with the station has been lost and estimated a reentry sometime in 2017. The space station is travelling at 27977.59km/h, at an elevation of -41°. As more information is garnered as to when the reentry will take place, the site updates with the most likely landing spot for the space station. [Full Article...]

Six killed in explosion outside busy hotel in Somalia's capital

Six killed in explosion outside busy hotel in Somalia's capital A spokesman for the Somali interior ministry confirmed the death toll to Al Jazeera, adding that 10 others were wounded in the blast. Witnesses said the explosion was caused by a auto bomb on one of the capital's busiest streets that was packed with people heading home from work. [Full Article...]

Ukraine detains war hero over suspected coup plot

Ukraine detains war hero over suspected coup plot Ms Savchenko brandished her "Hero of Ukraine " medal in parliament on Thursday, before warning deputies that the nation would sweep them sway unless they implemented the major reforms that people demanded in a 2014 revolution. With an aviator-style fleece-lined coat slung around her shoulders, Savchenko stood through the presentation arms-crossed, occasionally responding to the accusations with a... [Full Article...]

Brother of suspected Florida school shooter arrested for trespassing at same school

Brother of suspected Florida school shooter arrested for trespassing at same school Five weeks after the February 14 shooting that left 17 people dead, the younger brother of confessed-shooter Nikolas Cruz , Zachary Cruz , was arrested and charged with trespassing on the school's campus. Meanwhile, the elder Cruz continues to be held without bond on 17 counts of premeditated murder in connection with the February 14 mass shooting . [Full Article...]

China Will Take Measures Responding to US Tariff Hike

China Will Take Measures Responding to US Tariff Hike There have been a "number of specific failings by China to live up to its WTO obligations", said an official of the U.S. Trade Representative in a Wednesday background briefing for reporters. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell sharply on the news that Trump was planning to confront China but regained some of its earlier losses in afternoon trading. [Full Article...]

Tillerson bids farewell to Washington, a 'mean-spirited town'

Tillerson bids farewell to Washington, a 'mean-spirited town' If the Senate agrees, he will soon be replaced by current CIA Director Mike Pompeo , who frequently bumped heads with Tillerson over Iran and other issues. The country faces many challenges - in some instances perplexing foreign affairs relationships, and in other instances serious national security threats. [Full Article...]

One Crew Drowns, 11 Missing After Sand-Mining Vessel Capsizes

One Crew Drowns, 11 Missing After Sand-Mining Vessel Capsizes Two boats were sent to the scene and found one Chinese citizen dead and three others alive, the coastguard said. All the crew were male and comprised one Malaysian, one Indonesian and 16 Chinese, he said in a statement. A year ago two foreign vessels manned by Chinese crew were seized off Malaysia's west coast for allegedly conducting illegal sand-dredging. The JBB Rong Chang 8 had 18 crew, ... [Full Article...]


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