• IL to hold state-wide tornado drill Mar

    IL to hold state-wide tornado drill Mar

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    Northwest and the City of Maryville generally test storm sirens and other emergency warning systems at 11 a.m. each Wednesday, weather permitting. They recommend conducting a severe weather drill so everyone knows what to do if a tornado is approaching.
  • Daylight Saving Time begins March 11

    Daylight Saving Time begins March 11

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    We are gaining daylight rapidly, adding three to four minutes of light each day, but we make an even bigger jump next week when we start Daylight Saving Time. Hawaii does not observe Daylight Saving Time and neither does Arizona (although the Navajo Nation, in northeastern Arizona, does). He also has heard from mayors across the state who say the bill would save money by not having to use as much outdoor lighting at municipal athletic fields.
  • Man who made threats at Capitol Hill middle school 'in crisis'

    Man who made threats at Capitol Hill middle school 'in crisis'

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    They found an AR-15 rifle in his auto. A 14-year-old boy is charged with having a weapon and drugs at a Midlands school. On Thursday, a Statesboro High School female juvenile student was arrested for false report of a crime after telling administrators that she saw a threat on social media and showed it to her mother.
  • Opioid overdoses spike 30 percent across nation — CDC report

    Opioid overdoses spike 30 percent across nation — CDC report

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    A few sections of the nation experienced far more noteworthy increments than others while a couple of detailed decays, the examination appears. "All five regions of the USA saw significant increases during this time period", said Anne Schuchat , MD, acting CDC director, in a CDC tele-briefing Tuesday.
  • Trump Catch-22: Stock Rally Could Seal Tariffs, Trade War

    Trump Catch-22: Stock Rally Could Seal Tariffs, Trade War

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    Treasury Secretary. "The new tax reform law has boosted the economy and we certainly don't want to jeopardize those gains", said AshLee Strong, a spokeswoman for Ryan, Xinhua reported. A trade war triggered by safeguard tariffs would open a new wound in the global trading system, because it would unravel nearly a quarter of a century of discipline and dethrone the WTO as the arbiter of global trade and a check on protectionism.
  • China Upholds Its Military Budget Rise, Rejects 'Usual Suspects' Finger-Pointing

    China Upholds Its Military Budget Rise, Rejects 'Usual Suspects' Finger-Pointing

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    As China rolls out new military hardware, such as stealth fighters, aircraft carriers and anti-satellite missiles, spending has dramatically increased in the past few years. The economy was a central focus of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's work report at the 13th National People's Congress. Li said China now accounts for 15 percent of the world's economy, and is hoping for 6.5 percent growth in 2018.
  • Virginia father forces son to run to school for bullying

    Virginia father forces son to run to school for bullying

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    Bryan adds: 'Therefore, he has to now run to school, we're right about one mile from the school so all week he's got the experience of running'. Thornhill has since deleted the video. In the video, Thornhill refers to the punishment as "old school, simple parenting" and says it's improved the 10-year-old's behavior. "He hasn't gotten in trouble this week, where last week, he was just absolutely out of his mind".
  • Northern Ireland party rejects EU plans on Ireland border

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    The comments came after Theresa May yesterday suggested Mr Varadkar had agreed to form three-way talks to look at the Irish border element of the proposals she outlined on Friday . Speaking at the London School of Economics on Monday, he said if there was a "market failure" it meant the European Union authorities could step in to intervene - which would no longer apply to the United Kingdom if it was outside the EU.
  • Donald Trump tariffs are a gift for Opec and Russia. Not shale

    Donald Trump tariffs are a gift for Opec and Russia. Not shale

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    In the report, the IEA forecast that higher oil prices and increased demand from China and India will trigger increased US output to make up the gap. On the one hand, some leaders talk about the global oil field three percent decline rate in near hysterical terms as potentially leading to an epic supply crisis in the coming years.
  • No reinstatement for Russian Federation yet for doping scandal

    No reinstatement for Russian Federation yet for doping scandal

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    Russia had been banned from the Olympic movement over allegations it put in place a system of state-sponsored doping at the 2014 Russian-hosted Sochi Winter Games. "It is a very hard question in terms of how we move on", he said. The controversy over Russian doping has tainted the results of scores worldwide track meets during the past decade and has even threatened to damage Coe's reputation.
  • Florida State House Voting on Bill to Raise Age to Buy Firearms

    Florida State House Voting on Bill to Raise Age to Buy Firearms

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    The marshal program, which is opposed by Gov. Democrats did not like the idea of letting teachers carry guns, even if the bill was amended to water down that proposed programme. But what I disagree with more is letting the great be the enemy of the good", said state Sen. The House and Senate packages have faced pushback from politicians on both ends of the gun-control spectrum.
  • Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) Shares Sold by Strs Ohio

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    Bank of America has a 52-week low of $22.07 and a 52-week high of $32.85. The stock increased 0.10% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $10. Denver Invest Limited Liability Com invested in 0.02% or 16,610 shares. 411,881 were reported by First Long Island Invsts Ltd Liability. Aqr Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.05% of its portfolio in EMCOR Group, Inc.
  • United States intelligence chiefs wary of reported North Korea offer

    United States intelligence chiefs wary of reported North Korea offer

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    Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said on Tuesday he had not seen evidence of "robust effort" by Russian Federation to meddle in the 2018 U.S. A Trump administration official said the U.S.is willing to engage with North Korea but would emphasize that the demand for the complete and verifiable elimination of nuclear weapons is non-negotiable.
  • Fire breaks out in Mumbai metal godown

    Fire breaks out in Mumbai metal godown

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    Catch live updates on Kala Chowky fire here. As per the reports, the godown is situated opposite Aastha Maternity Nursing Home and around eight fire tenders were called in to contain the fire. No casualty has been reported yet. Last week, a fire also broke out in a chemical factory in Asalfa village in Ghatkopar, a central Mumbai suburb.
  • Brexit: EU's Irish border plan 'is not fair', DUP says

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    The border between Northern Ireland and Ireland is set to become the United Kingdom's only land border with the European Union after Brexit, and Varadkar has urged British Prime Minister Theresa May to spell out her proposals to avoid a hard border returning to the island of Ireland.
  • Michelle Obama Had an Adorable Dance Party With Her Young Portrait Admirer

    Michelle Obama Had an Adorable Dance Party With Her Young Portrait Admirer

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    Curry and her mother, Jessica Curry , were at the National Portrait Gallery on March 1 when Ben Hines caught Parker staring at the recently unveiled portrait. Need something to lift your spirits? I had only seen paintings in encyclopedias up to that point in my life. The former first lady posted on Twitter to show her and Parker Curry , the toddler, dancing together.