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World News Passengers face lengthy delays after Sydney Airport camera glitch causes chaos
Author: 0 Passengers face lengthy delays after Sydney Airport camera glitch causes chaos

Inbound flights and Qantas flights have been unaffected. Travellers passing through the T1 worldwide and T2 Domestic terminals have faced extended wait times since the early hours of the morning. "We're advising passengers and visitors to avoid T1 and T2 until further notice". Virgin Australia said it was holding some flights to minimise disruptions and was working to re-accommodate those affected.

World News Donald Trump and gun control: No-one knows what he actually thinks
Author: 0 Donald Trump and gun control: No-one knows what he actually thinks

The meeting is part of the White House response to the attack on February 14 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School , where a gunman killed 17 students and staff members with a legally purchased AR-15 rifle. HuffPost has reached out to the White House for comment . Schumer, a Democrat from NY, said he doubted Congress would address gun reform legislation due to this fall's midterm elections.

World News Another snowstorm clobbers the Northeast; flights nationwide canceled
Author: 0 Another snowstorm clobbers the Northeast; flights nationwide canceled

Gusts of up to 60 mph were forecast on Cape Cod, 45 mph at the Jersey shore and 30 mph around suburban Philadelphia . New York City could get between 4 and 8 inches of snow. New York's three major airlines reported a total of 1,431 canceled flights on Wednesday morning, about 40 percent of their normally scheduled flights.

World News How Celebrities Are Celebrating International Women's Day
Author: 0 How Celebrities Are Celebrating International Women's Day

If we will get more women into positions of leadership , we must make space for them and guide them into these spaces. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said "inequality and discrimination" against women harms everyone around the world, in a message to mark International Women's Day.

World News Mayor Schaaf to Sessions: 'No one elected me to be fearful'
Author: 0 Mayor Schaaf to Sessions: 'No one elected me to be fearful'

Attorney Melinda Haag, an Obama-era appointee, has agreed to help Mayor Schaaf and the City of Oakland pro bono , if any matters should arise from her ICE statements. But he told the California police officials at the conference that he and the Trump administration "have got your back". Administration officials allege the laws, passed by the Legislature previous year and signed by Brown, blatantly obstruct federal immigration law and thus violate the Constitution's supremacy clause, which ...

World News Beti bachao: Modi asks mothers-in-law to come forward, save girl child
Author: 0 Beti bachao: Modi asks mothers-in-law to come forward, save girl child

In 2011, there were 848 girls per 1,000 boys, but today it is 952 girls per 1,000 boys. Now it is 955 girls per 1,000 boys - the best in the state. PM Modi launches National Nutrition Mission and expansion of " Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao " campaign to mark the International Women's Day celebrations in the country; I&B Minister Smriti Irani greets women on the occasion; Biodegradable Sanitary Napkins "suvidha" also launched.

Author: 0 Election projections point to euroskeptic shift in Italy

Its centre-left coalition is projected to come a distant third, with an estimated 107-127 seats. You might have heard some news about the recent election in Italy and we thought we better get a round up of what has happened and what the consequences could be.

World News Why Did US Issue Travel Warning For Playa Del Carmen, Mexico?
Author: 0 Why Did US Issue Travel Warning For Playa Del Carmen, Mexico?

Embassy is advising Americans that ‎its consulate in Playa del Carmen has been closed until further notice. Undetonated explosives were found on another ferry that runs between the Caribbean resorts of Playa del Carmen and the island of Cozumel, authorities said, less than two weeks after a blast shook another ferry plying the same route.

World News After Lenin and Periyar, Ambedkar's statue vandalised in UP
Author: 0 After Lenin and Periyar, Ambedkar's statue vandalised in UP

The incident came to light a day after statue of Communist revolutionary Vladimir Lenin were brought down in Tripura after the Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) swept the Left front government out of power in the state. After a Periyar statue was vandalized on Tuesday evening in Tirupattur, Vellore, miscreants desecrated a statue of BR Ambedkar in Tiruvottiyur, Chennai, with red paint on Thursday.

World News Coca Cola to roll out experimental alcoholic drink in Japan
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It has underperformed by 17.65% the S&P500. Tekne Limited Liability Corp holds 7.16% or 474,543 shares. Ubs Oconnor Llc bought 133,400 shares as the company's stock declined 2.52% while stock markets rallied. As per Monday, January 9, the company rating was initiated by Barclays Capital. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Buy" rating and $49.0 target in Tuesday, September 5 report.

World News Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to visit Stoneman Douglas
Author: 0 Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to visit Stoneman Douglas

Student walkout protest graphic by MGN. . Trained officers are in high demand and underfunded in the school district, said Perez. "At its face value or kids want to have a voice". As part of the national event, students, faculty and supporters will walk out of their schools to honor those killed during the February shooting for 17 minutes - one minute for each individual killed.

World News Ex-Trump campaign manager Manafort pleads not guilty to fraud
Author: 0 Ex-Trump campaign manager Manafort pleads not guilty to fraud

The charges are part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian efforts to influence US elections. If Manafort were to choose to avoid a trial and change his plea to guilty, he could be forced to share details he knows about Trump campaign officials' contact with Russians and other foreign nationals.

World News Danish inventor denies murdering journalist on homemade submarine
Author: 0 Danish inventor denies murdering journalist on homemade submarine

Peter Madsen said he slept next to Kim Wall's lifeless body for two hours and contemplated suicide before deciding what to do next. Madsen has changed his version of what happened on board several times. Wall was reported missing by her boyfriend August 10 . That evening, the couple were having a going-away party ahead of their planned move to China a few days later.

World News Man Involved In Amber Alert Accused Of Murder After Body Found
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Norman police have canceled an Amber Alert for a missing baby who was found dead in Oklahoma City Wednesday evening, The Oklahoman reports . KOTV reports that Norman police officers were called to a home on February 19 in reference to a domestic situation, where the mother of the baby said Minjarez took the child after attacking her.

World News Karnataka govt unveils state's flag, to seek Centre's approval
Author: 0 Karnataka govt unveils state's flag, to seek Centre's approval

While the design of the new Karnataka state flag also known as "Naada Dwaja" has been cleared by the state government, it will await the clearance by the central government now. Officials said that the committee was of the opinion that white, symbolising peace, captures Karnataka's image best along with the two other two colours that have become synonymous with the Kannada identity.

World News US Steel Poised for Breakout, Tariff or No Tariff: E
Author: 0 US Steel Poised for Breakout, Tariff or No Tariff: E

His departure could be a sign more protectionist policies are on the way. But Schumer calls the president's "instincts to go after China" correct. Trade is a cornerstone issue of Trump's economic agenda, along with tax cuts and deregulation, he said. "I urge the administration to follow through and to take aggressive measures to ensure our workers can compete on a level playing field", Casey tweeted .

World News Nawaz Sharif sees 'grand political plot' behind accountability
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President Mamnoon Hussain approved extension in the judge's tenure, a day after the government assured the Supreme Court that Justice Bashir's tenure would be extended. She rhetorically asked what the forces working against Nawaz Sharif could find in two months when they could not find any evidence to nab him for the past one and a half years.

World News United States warns Africa against North Korea's nuclear ambitions
Author: 0 United States warns Africa against North Korea's nuclear ambitions

Tillerson said South Korea is keeping the US informed about its discussions with North Korea . "When you look at the set of countries that are being visited I think it kind of reinforces the perception that security, indeed, is the overwhelming focus", said Brahima Coulibaly, the director of the Africa Growth Initiative at Brookings Institution.

World News China urges North, South Korea to 'seize opportunity'
Author: 0 China urges North, South Korea to 'seize opportunity'

The Foal Eagle exercise, which was originally scheduled to take place during the Winter Olympics, involves thousands of US and South Korean troops and is the largest bilateral exercise involving those forces. He said the allies intend to publish the dates following the Paralympics, "after 18 March or so" in line with the defense minister's promise. Bay State U.S.

World News China advises US-North Korea to initiate denuclearisation talks
Author: 0 China advises US-North Korea to initiate denuclearisation talks

On Tuesday President Donald Trump supported the "possible progress" on talks with North Korea as the latter agreed to abandon its nuclear program and engage in a dialogue with Washington . "We're talking about big damages". "With political trust, not even the Himalayas can stop us from friendly exchanges", he said. "If you say there is competition between China and the USA, this should be positive competition and this is normal in global relations".

World News Trump asked associates about Mueller interviews
Author: 0 Trump asked associates about Mueller interviews

The Times report referenced the obstruction investigation with regard to Trump's interactions with McGahn and Priebus. According to the report, Trump's conversation " most likely did not rise to the level of witnesses tampering", but were nonetheless brought to Mueller's attention.

Author: 0 United Parcel (UPS) Position Held by Bb&T Corp

Investors who are keeping close eye on the stock of United Parcel Service, Inc. ( UPS ) declined -1% and closed its last trading session at $105.37. The Investment Centers Of America Inc holds 39,037 shares with $4.69 million value, up from 36,433 last quarter.

World News Meghalaya: NPP emerges key player, Mukul Sangma wins both seats
Author: 0 Meghalaya: NPP emerges key player, Mukul Sangma wins both seats

The NPP has also given the same letter", Conrad said, after the meeting the governor. "HSPDP says "no" to be in the Regional Democratic Alliance if BJP is part of the Alliance", India Today Basaiawmoi as saying. Claiming that the party had got a mandate against communal forces, he said, "The BJP could not get more than two seats". "Opportunity must be given to the single largest party".

World News Kings fall to surging Pelicans
Author: 0 Kings fall to surging Pelicans

Los Angeles Clippers guard Milos Teodosic, right, steals the pass meant to New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in Los Angeles. The Pelicans are now fourth in the Western Conference. The Pelicans shot 56.6 percent for the game, dropping the Kings to 8-25 when their opponent shoots 50 percent or better.

World News US Job Market Continues Red-Hot:ADP
Author: 0 US Job Market Continues Red-Hot:ADP

The gains point to sustained consumer spending, which accounts for about 70% of the economy. Hiring stayed robust in the services sector, a linchpin of the U.S. Private sector job growth has stayed above 200,000 for four consecutive months indicating that the economy is in danger of slowing down anytime soon.

World News European Union threatens recreational boat retaliatory tariffs
Author: 0 European Union threatens recreational boat retaliatory tariffs

An economist who believes that Chinese goods are literally poisoning Americans, advocates ending Washington's "One China" policy and says trade deals have weakened the United States economically with the connivance of U.S. imports to the European Union ", EU trade commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom told the BBC on Monday. Meanwhile, Europe and the International Monetary Fund issued strong warnings to Washington to step back from the brink of a trade war.

World News Iran: IRGC Warns against Negotiating on Ballistic Missile Program
Author: 0 Iran: IRGC Warns against Negotiating on Ballistic Missile Program

With this increased missile production and a firm military foothold in Israel's war-torn neighbor, the Iranian threat to the Jewish state has grown exponentially. Pushed by the U.S., Europe has stepped up its pressure on Iran to start negotiations on the country's developing missile program. France has ballistic missiles with ranges of more than 6,000 kilometers, which can be launched from submarines, but Le Drian said Iran was risking fresh sanctions if it did not curb its missile ...

World News No Common Ground, Or Sense, In New Gun Laws
Author: 0 No Common Ground, Or Sense, In New Gun Laws

But the gun and school safety matters appear, if Heastie was correct Tuesday, not to be on the table for talks this month as Gov. Andrew Cuomo and lawmakers try to complete a 2018 spending plan by the March 31 deadline. When asked if he expects the Assembly's anti-gun violence measures to be part of the negotiations over Cuomo's $168 billion state budget proposal, Heastie responded: "This should be a top priority as a stand-alone issue".

World News Posturing begins as Italy seeks end to political gridlock
Author: 0 Posturing begins as Italy seeks end to political gridlock

The League's social conservatism and anti-immigration rhetoric has led many commentators to label the party as a fringe or "far-right" group. The head of the anti-migrant, euroskeptic League, which emerged from Italy's elections as the largest party in the centre right, said Monday the grouping would be able to govern and markets have no reason to fear.

World News Ripple Powered Mobile App to Provide On-Demand Domestic Payments in Japan
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This will be followed by a staggered roll out to the rest of consortium. With the launch of MoneyTap , nearly the entire population of Japan will be connected to the on-demand payment facility. RippleNet does not use XRP, which Ripple claims would create even greater efficiencies in global transfers by serving as a bridge currency and freeing banks from the expense and hassle of holding up cash in different currencies at other banks.

World News Ryan shows Netanyahu view of Trump hotel from his office
Author: 0 Ryan shows Netanyahu view of Trump hotel from his office

He went on to say he told the global community that Iran could not be trusted and that the nuclear deal gave the regime a "clear path towards developing a nuclear arsenal in little more than a decade". President Trump has repeatedly described the JCPOA, which was negotiated under his predecessor, Barack Obama , as "the worst and most one-sided transaction Washington has ever entered into", a characterization he often used during his presidential campaign, and threatened to tear it up.

World News Trump asked special counsel witnesses about discussions
Author: 0 Trump asked special counsel witnesses about discussions

The White House did not respond to several requests for comment. In the other instance, Trump reportedly told an aide that White House counsel Donald McGahn should put out a statement denying a previous Times report - in which the paper said McGahn told investigators that Trump asked him to fire Mueller.