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Jupiter has the craziest storms seen yet, say boffins

Jupiter has the craziest storms seen yet, say boffins The recent findings will perk up understanding of the planet's core mass, interior structure and eventually, its origin. That could be crucial to learning much more: Jupiter was likely the first planet to form around the sun, so its inner workings-particularly the nature of its core and how heat trickles out from the planet's abyssal depths-may offer hints about how other planets came to be,... [Full Article...]

Gandhi's statue vandalised in Kerala's Kannur

Gandhi's statue vandalised in Kerala's Kannur A statue of Mahatma Gandhi was damaged by unknown persons in Thaliparamba area of Kannur . The spectacle of the statue was damaged. "He destroyed the glasses and a garland that was put on Gandhiji's statue". On Tuesday night, a statue of Dalit icon BR Ambedkar was vandalised and later replaced in Meerut district of Uttar Pradesh. The Home Ministry on Wednesday issued an advisory to states ask... [Full Article...]

Alabama high school gunshot kills student

Alabama high school gunshot kills student Peter Williston said. "At this particular time , we consider it accidental until the investigation takes us elsewhere", Wilson said according to AL.com, an Alabama news website. "The magnitude of this event causes us to pause", Herring said. During that announcement, Governor Ivey advocated for increased funding for school security measures . [Full Article...]

Generic Democrat would trounce Trump in election

Generic Democrat would trounce Trump in election Democratic primary candidate for the 7th congressional district Laura Moser cheers with supporters at a watch party in Houston in Houston on March 6, 2018. State Sen. Sylvia Garcia , D-Houston, also won her party's nomination Tuesday for the seat being vacated by U.S. Rep. Democrats believe they have a good chance to flip this House seat, now occupied by Rep. [Full Article...]

Dawood aide Takla facilitated passage for Mumbai blasts accused, say officials

Dawood aide Takla facilitated passage for Mumbai blasts accused, say officials According to the officials, central intelligence agencies were working in securing arrests or deportations of close aides of Dawood, who has been designated by the U.S. At present, he is being questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Farooq had fled from India after the impacts. According to the Interpol, the charges against him include criminal conspiracy, murder, attempt to m... [Full Article...]

Will work hard to settle Naga political issue: Neiphiu Rio

Will work hard to settle Naga political issue: Neiphiu Rio He also said, "I hope both Assam and Nagaland governments will work in tandem to bolster development of both the states and advance the mutual interests for the benefit of all sections of the people". Outgoing Chief Minister T R Zeliang also attended the event. NDPP-BJP coalition party has recently won the Assembly election in Nagaland outsmarting the Naga People's Front (NPF). [Full Article...]

Sunny Today, Frost Possible By Friday Morning

Sunny Today, Frost Possible By Friday Morning Friday: Mostly sunny with a high near 71. It will still be breezy tomorrow with west winds at 10 to 15 miles per hour. Monday night: A 100 percent chance of snow, mainly before midnight, low around 28. . The high winds are then expected to diminish Tuesday night when it is expected to be cool and clear. The National Weather Service says to plan on hard travel conditions, includi... [Full Article...]

Corey Peters announced as flag-bearer for Paralympic Winter Games Team

Corey Peters announced as flag-bearer for Paralympic Winter Games Team The last time major worldwide talks were held to persuade North Korea to disarm were the Six-Party Talks involving North and South Korea , the US, China Japan, and Russian Federation. "It was not politics using a sports event". In the photos, two unidentified men wearing North Korean uniforms are seen tying the flag to the balcony in the evening hours after they entered their residence around... [Full Article...]

WaPo: Erik Prince, Seychelles Meeting Possible Kremlin Back Channel

WaPo: Erik Prince, Seychelles Meeting Possible Kremlin Back Channel Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., speaking to reporters on Capitol Hill, said he would like to interview George Nader , a Lebanese-American businessman, and Erik Prince , the founder of the private security firm Blackwater. Nader's cooperation with the special counsel was first reported by the New York Times . Those outlets also reported Nader attended that Seychelles meeting previous year. [Full Article...]

Sonowal attends swearing-in-ceremony of Meghalaya council of ministers

Sonowal attends swearing-in-ceremony of Meghalaya council of ministers Soradini Sangma was present at the sprawling greens of the Raj Bhavan in Shillong to watch her son take oath as the 12th chief minister of the state. But the tide started to turn with his 2016 by-election victory from Tura Lok Sabha seat. Since 1976, when the ruling APHLC faction in Meghalaya merged with Congress during Emergency, it is Congress which has largely ruled the state, often throu... [Full Article...]

Spring time change is Sunday

Spring time change is Sunday If state lawmakers had chosen to end daylight saving time - a move thousands of Texans indicated they supported - the Lone Star State would have joined a tiny group. The troubling thing about it all is that we don't have a voice or choice in this. After the war, most states switched to observing DST in summer months, but there was no federal law on daylight saving time until 1966. [Full Article...]

Tempers flare as Aussies close in on Test win

Tempers flare as Aussies close in on Test win Paine expects the ball to reverse again this time around and whether South Africans will have come up with a plan to counter Starc remains to be seen. It's a pity the Test will forever be remembered as the staircase test because of the David Warner/Quinton de Kock incident. That was never going to happen, and Australia finished off the match easily as Josh Hazelwood removed Quinton de Kock L... [Full Article...]

Sierra Leone votes to replace incumbent president

Sierra Leone votes to replace incumbent president The Mission heads with Candidate of the main opposition party, Sierra Leonean Peoples Party (SLPP) Brig. The incumbent, Ernest Bai Koroma, has served two terms and is barred by the constitution from running again. Sierra Leone, battered by a horrific 1991-2002 civil war, is sharply divided along regional lines that overlap with ethnicity. The APC broadly relies on the Temne and Limba people in i... [Full Article...]

International Women's Day 2018: All You Need to Know About the Day

International Women's Day 2018: All You Need to Know About the Day Kaheli Chophy, FBB Colors Femina Miss India Nagaland: 'Forge positive visibility of women because it is the need of the hour. These include marches, fun runs, speaker events, global gatherings, awards, exhibitions, festivals, online events and many more. [Full Article...]

New Zealand vs England 4th ODI

New Zealand vs England 4th ODI When New Zealand was desperate for a win to keep their hopes in the series alive, it was one of their most experienced men, Ross Taylor who rose to the occasion on the day it mattered the most. Santner dropped Bairstow on 74 at extra cover, leaving Boult grasping his forehead. His new highest ODI score included 17 fours and six sixes - two of them departed the ground - and had the 5442-strong ... [Full Article...]

Trump, Swedish PM clash over looming metals tariffs

Trump, Swedish PM clash over looming metals tariffs But the White House never officially designated the targets of those sanctions, concluding in January that the threat of sanctions was by itself enough of a "deterrent". Trump said his administration is conducting a study and will make strong suggestions on protecting the midterms and beyond. But he insisted, contrary to media reports (and a large number of vacancies in key positions), he has no... [Full Article...]

SFIO summons senior officials from Axis, ICICI, other private banks

SFIO summons senior officials from Axis, ICICI, other private banks Earlier, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had questioned ICICI Bank Executive Director N.S. Kannan. An LoU would be issued to one of the firms of Modi and Choksi, and after the money was credited to the applicants' account, a new LoU would be obtained to "adjust" the earlier one, the CBI lawyer said. [Full Article...]

Storm could bring more than foot of snow

Storm could bring more than foot of snow Southeastern Massachusetts, including Cape Cod, will most likely experience a mix of snow and rain, with a coating possible. "But then it's all snow for much of the time tomorrow". Parts of Madison and Oneida counties, for example, are now under a winter storm warning and are expected to get 6 to 8 inches of snow. High: low-mid 40s. [Full Article...]

South Korean delegation meets with Kim Jong Un in North Korea

South Korean delegation meets with Kim Jong Un in North Korea He is also looking to improved ties with the South as a potential means of keeping the North's economy afloat. "Our job is to make sure that we maintain those military operations to defend the Korean peninsula and we will (stand) shoulder to shoulder with our South Korean partners", Pentagon spokesman Colonel Robert Manning told reporters. [Full Article...]

Powerball results for 03/03/18; did anyone win the $318M jackpot?

Powerball results for 03/03/18; did anyone win the $318M jackpot? Three winning tickets were sold for that drawing, including one in bought in New Jersey by Englishtown couple Jorge and Joanne Lopes. Saturday's Classic Lotto jackpot is $3.1 million. Usual times for last ticket sales, however, occur one to two hours before the numbers are announced, according to CBS News . The Pennsylvania Lottery has an office at 49 S. [Full Article...]


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