• Supreme Court chief justice rejects call to quit

    Supreme Court chief justice rejects call to quit

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    Chief Justice Maria Sereno, the first woman to lead the Supreme Court, said resigning was an "easier option" for her but she was determined to fight for the independence of the judiciary from political influences. If the House votes to impeach her, the 23 sitting senators would serve as judges in a trial at the upper house of the bicameral legislature. The impeachment complaint against Sereno alleged she failed to declare "exorbitant" lawyer's fees amounting to 37 million pesos (740,000 ...
  • Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Orange County

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    A Winter Weather Advisory will go into effect from sunset through midnight Monday for eastern North Carolina. The advisory is from 8 a.m.to 8 p.m. Monday and includes Durham, Orange, Person, Granville, Vance, Warren and Alamance counties.
  • Balram Naik announced as Congress RS candidate

    Balram Naik announced as Congress RS candidate

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    The 10th seat will go to Samajwadi Party which has named sitting MP Jaya Bachchan. BJP general secretary Saroj Pandey has been fielded from poll-bound Chhattisgarh, while party spokerperson Anil Baluni will file his nominations from Uttarakhand.
  • President Buhari in Benue State

    President Buhari in Benue State

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    Part of the president's itinerary as released by the Benue Government included a courtesy call on the fifth Tor Tiv, Prof. During the visit, he declared support for the Anti-Grazing Law implemented by the state government in 2017, warning that it must not be compromised.
  • Trump Calls Mexican President 'Crazy' Over Border Wall Request

    Trump Calls Mexican President 'Crazy' Over Border Wall Request

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    Joining the activists at the park were San Diego city councilwoman Georgette Gomez and Democrat U.S. Rep. Juan Vargas , whose district covers the entire California-Mexico border. "In the call on February 20, (Peña Nieto) strongly reiterated what all Mexicans have always said: we will never pay, in any form, for a wall on theborder", Videgaray posted on Twitter.
  • Russia Test-fires 'Kinzhal - An 'Ideal' Hypersonic Missile

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    It then affirmed "the launch was successful, the hypersonic missile hit the designated target at the field". The Kinzhal missile was one of an array of new weapons Putin unveiled in his state-of-the-nation address earlier this month, ahead of a presidential election on March 18 that he is all but guaranteed to win.
  • NM delegation wary of Trump's tariff hikes

    NM delegation wary of Trump's tariff hikes

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    But FTN Financial chief economist Chris Low said investors remained unnerved by Trump's actions, which have sparked threats of retaliation from other trading partners. China is just America's 11th-biggest supplier of foreign steel and the fourth-biggest supplier of aluminum. Most of Trump's remaining economic advisers have strong protectionist views and advocate the types of aggressive trade measures, like tariffs, that helped sweep him into office.
  • House Intel concludes Russian Federation probe interviews

    House Intel concludes Russian Federation probe interviews

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    Democrats have said the committee should hear from more witnesses. The Journal notes that, based on interviews with multiple lawmakers and aides on both sides, Republicans and Democrats on the House panel are unlikely to come to a bipartisan conclusion on some of the central questions in the probe, including whether anyone from the Trump campaign worked with Russians to help tip the election in his favor.
  • Saskatoon police issue warning about alleged drug dealer after fatal drug overdoses

    Saskatoon police issue warning about alleged drug dealer after fatal drug overdoses

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    The woman was still recovering as of Monday, Haye told media at a news conference. A 21-year-old man and a 24-year-old man were found suffering from the effects of what police say were apparent drug overdoses and were taken to hospital. Emergency responders were called to three separate locations between 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday to respond to 911 calls. A 48-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene in one case, while a man found at another address ultimately died in hospital.
  • Mizzou suspends Barnett for NCAA opener

    Mizzou suspends Barnett for NCAA opener

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    The Seminoles earned the No. 9 seed in the Midwest region and will face No. 8 seed Missouri at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. Tigers head basketball coach Cuonzo Martin confirmed the suspension on Sunday night and reinforced that Barnett will not play Friday, March 16 when the Tigers open NCAA Tournament play against Florida State .
  • Day 1 : Violence in Telangana Assembly

    Day 1 : Violence in Telangana Assembly

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    Earlier, Congress members gathered around the podium holding placards and started shouting slogans against the government. K V Reddy, who represents Nalgonda assembly constituency, threw his headphone at the podium, but it missed the governor and hit the legislative council chairman, Goud on his face, causing bleeding just below his right eye.
  • Iowa Senate leader resigns after video purportedly shows him kissing lobbyist

    Iowa Senate leader resigns after video purportedly shows him kissing lobbyist

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    The top leader in the Iowa Senate says he's resigning after a video posted on a liberal news website purportedly showed him kissing a statehouse lobbyist. "I expect to lead". "I not only sponsored and voted for this amendment, but I was a leader who helped shepard (sic) this amendment through the Iowa House", Dix boasted in 2006 , when he ran unsuccessfully for Iowa's 1st Congressional District seat.
  • Australia denies security deal behind USA tariff exemption

    Australia denies security deal behind USA tariff exemption

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    A meeting in Brussels between Malmstrom and her USA counterpart Robert Lighthizer on Saturday ended without a breakthrough, as the European Union didn't receive reassurances that it will be exempted from metal tariffs. And I don't mean Obama - I mean all of them. "Steel is steel", Trump said. But despite the rough ride in the nation's capital, the American people may find reasons to agree with at least one effort undertaken by the Trump administration - since it could help to ...
  • Syrian forces advance against Ghouta rebels

    Syrian forces advance against Ghouta rebels

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    It said there was intense fighting on several fronts accompanied by a government artillery barrage, continuous air raids and attacks by helicopters. They also said the loss of remaining farmland to Assad forces would worsen the plight of civilians. The agreement would offer safe passage to rebels and civilians who wanted to leave and the town would come under government control.
  • Exxon Mobil's (XOM) Sell Rating Reiterated at Barclays

    Exxon Mobil's (XOM) Sell Rating Reiterated at Barclays

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    Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) plunged -0.71% with the closing price of $75.20. It has underperformed by 7.03% the S&P500. Garde Capital Inc increased its stake in Exxon Mobil Corp Com (XOM) by 135.66% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.
  • No new defence agreement underway with US: Turnbull

    No new defence agreement underway with US: Turnbull

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    Turnbull has since had to shoot down questions of whether Australia had agreed to offer something in return for the exemption, with much of the attention turning towards the mention of the nations' military relationships and the US's ambitions for freedom of navigation exercises in the South China Sea.
  • Deadly package bombings in Austin likely related, police chief says

    Deadly package bombings in Austin likely related, police chief says

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    Emergency personnel from Austin-Travis County EMS, Austin police and fire responded to the 4800 block of Oldfort Hill Drive at 6:44 a.m., EMS officials said. Both explosions occurred in the early-morning hours. The Austin police chief says both bombings are believed to be linked. No one else was injured.
  • Ex-spokesman says for Texas, Ted Cruz is a moderate

    Ex-spokesman says for Texas, Ted Cruz is a moderate

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    But as pointed out by Chris Cuomo, Cruz himself goes by Ted although his name is actually Rafael. "Now, those are wonderfully popular positions if you're running for the Senate in NY or MA or California", he said. But Cruz still has more money overall, with a campaign war chest worth $7.3 million compared to O'Rourke's $4.6 million. O'Rourke is expected to address supporters across the state via Facebook Live sometime Tuesday night.