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New Zealand diplomat in trouble over tweet about USA politics

New Zealand diplomat in trouble over tweet about USA politics Newsroom reported that Beresford confirmed she did send, and later delete, the tweets. "They've learned nothing", she tweeted first, referring to the Democrats. A representative for the New Zealand Embassy in Washington did not immediately respond to a request for comment Wednesday morning. Beresford told Newsroom via email that she did write the tweets. [Full Article...]

Buhari dares N'Assembly, declines assent to Electoral Act

Buhari dares N'Assembly, declines assent to Electoral Act Others are, A Bill for an Act to amend the environmental health officers council registration Act; A Bill for an Act to establish the Chartered Institute of Loan and Risk Management of Nigeria; A Bill for an Act to establish the Chartered Institute of Public Management of Nigeria; A Bill for an Act to establish the Chartered Institute of Exports and Community Brokers of Nigeria; and A Bill for an ... [Full Article...]

Winter weather advisory in effect for Triad

Winter weather advisory in effect for Triad Monday . Travel could become hard, especially at night. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent with accumulations expected to be less than half an inch. One to two inches of snow were expected north of I-85 across the northern Piedmont, in Vance and Warren counties. The most intense snow showers will be along Lake Huron. [Full Article...]

Federal Bureau of Investigation official scorned by Trump may be fired days before retirement

Federal Bureau of Investigation official scorned by Trump may be fired days before retirement Horowitz has reportedly determined that McCabe encouraged FBI officials to speak to the media about an investigation into the Clinton Foundation. CBN News reported McCabe stepped down in January and has been on leave. McCabe was also involved in the in investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to Russian Federation and is a potential witness to determine whether Trump tried to obstruct just... [Full Article...]

White House hosts meeting of Israeli, Arab officials on aid for Gaza

White House hosts meeting of Israeli, Arab officials on aid for Gaza The six-hour meeting was convened in an ornate room of the Eisenhower office building adjacent to the White House, hosted by senior presidential adviser Jared Kushner and Jason Greenblatt, the president's special representative for Middle East peace talks. [Full Article...]

Suns Strokes: LeBron James, Cavaliers hand Suns sixth straight loss

Suns Strokes: LeBron James, Cavaliers hand Suns sixth straight loss James took the opportunity during post-game locker rooms interviews to inform the assembled journalists that just because he's getting older (for a professional athlete at least; he's only 33) doesn't mean he's loosing his touch on the court. [Full Article...]

1-year-old girl among 4 family members shot dead in Brooklyn

1-year-old girl among 4 family members shot dead in Brooklyn All of the victims are related either biologically or through marriage, police say. Authorities say four people, including a young child, have been shot to death in a Brooklyn apartment. Like other parts of the city, it has experienced a steep decline in crime in recent years. He said that if a gun was found under that man, they might conclude that the shooting had been a triple murder-suicide... [Full Article...]

NYCHA solutions discussed by Cuomo, City Council members in Albany

NYCHA solutions discussed by Cuomo, City Council members in Albany Olatoye knew of the falsifications, a disclosure that prompted calls for her to resign and that intensified tenant criticism of her agency. Mayor Bill de Blasio, was not present. Federal subsidies to Nycha have dwindled since the 2000s, leaving the authority, which is administered locally, with billions of dollars in unfunded capital needs and a grim financial reality . [Full Article...]

Dem operatives fume after Hillary disses Trump voters

Dem operatives fume after Hillary disses Trump voters Some of Hillary Clinton 's top allies are anonymously saying that she needs to stop talking after she said that white men pressured their wives into voting for President Trump . Faulkner remarked that Trump isn't "putting out a treasure trove for the opposite party" to use, to which a stunned Tarlov responded by listing off all of Trump's most recent controversial comments. [Full Article...]

Snapchat Apologizes To Rihanna Over Advert Trivializing Domestic Abuse

Snapchat Apologizes To Rihanna Over Advert Trivializing Domestic Abuse A statement issued to the publication by Snapchat said that they were "sorry" for the ad and that it violated their advertising guidelines. Shocked Snapchat users took to other social media platforms to express their disgust, and question why the ad was created in the first place. [Full Article...]

Revive trade deal talks to avoid trade war, European Union urges Trump

Revive trade deal talks to avoid trade war, European Union urges Trump The proposed package of penalties, which could foment a more adversarial trade relationship with China, comes amid a report from Reuters that the Trump administration is also seeking to impose heavy new tariffs on China. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, who also favors tariffs as a tool to rebalance trade. "He's serious about calling their hand on this, and my understanding is they are ... [Full Article...]

Microsoft to add new Azure regions in Germany, Switzerland, UAE

Microsoft to add new Azure regions in Germany, Switzerland, UAE Its Azure platform is now one of the company's largest revenue contributors. "This brings our data centre footprint to a total of 50 regions globally, and we believe that this is the largest of any major cloud provider", Hashish said. The coming datacenter regions in Abu Dhabi and Dubai - will be Microsoft's first in the Middle East. Microsoft's regions in Switzerland will be in Geneva and Zuric... [Full Article...]

Trump's revolving door: Tillerson latest to go

Trump's revolving door: Tillerson latest to go Just after President Donald Trump fired former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , the president is reportedly considering firing Veteran Affairs (VA) Secretary David Shulkin . "One of the hardest things to do is hire good people and then to keep them, and the revolving door down on 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. continues to amaze me". [Full Article...]

Sierra Leone's two main parties in March 27 presidential runoff: election commission

Sierra Leone's two main parties in March 27 presidential runoff: election commission The National Grand Coalition headed by former United Nations diplomat Kandeh Yumkella, which is hoping to inflict damage on the two-party system, stood at 6.69 percent, the NEC said. "Results for these polling stations are included in this result". Because of this, ballots in 154 polling stations nationwide were ordered to be recounted and results from 221 polling stations were declared null and... [Full Article...]

Taiwan ranked world's 26th happiest country

Taiwan ranked world's 26th happiest country The 2018 edition of the World Happiness Report, released annually by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), was released on Wednesday afternoon. Taking the harsh, dark winters in their stride, Finns said access to nature, safety, childcare, good schools and free healthcare were among the best things about in their country. [Full Article...]

Toys R Us is closing all 100 of its United Kingdom stores

Toys R Us is closing all 100 of its United Kingdom stores After the news was announced to staff on Wednesday, 25 stores are expected to close later this week, with a further 75 shutting in the next six weeks. "Unfortunately Toys 'R" Us aren't the only retailer who have been struggling recently, so anyone who is anxious about the future of their jobs should hope for the best but prepare for the worst. [Full Article...]

Patrick's Day: When Is The NYC Parade & How Can You Celebrate?

Patrick's Day: When Is The NYC Parade & How Can You Celebrate? Most importantly, on March 15 , Prohibition will attempt to beat the world record of selling the most Irish coffees in one day. This year's parade starts at 1:00 p.m. Along with great music, you'll get to experience Irish Culture with dancing, food, fun and more. He recently signed to Ed Sheeran's Gingerbread Man Records, has penned music for some of the biggest names in the music industry ... [Full Article...]

Family of slain DNC staffer sues Fox News over retracted story

Family of slain DNC staffer sues Fox News over retracted story The theory was built on the timing of Rich's death (he was killed less than two weeks before WikiLeaks published DNC emails) and a reward the organization offered in return for information about his death. Speculation that the White House had any role in the retracted Fox story exploded after Wheeler filed his defamation lawsuit against Fox in August 2017. [Full Article...]

Texas Southern, NC Central extend First Four tradition

Texas Southern, NC Central extend First Four tradition Texas Southern is a five-point favorite, according to OddsShark . The Eagles rank 309 in his standings with a poor defense (288) and an even worse offense (301), but they found a way to get the job done in the MEAC Tournament. North Carolina Central was outstanding defensively down the stretch and pulled away late after a 7-0 Eagles run gave North Carolina Central a 65-58 lead with just:49 s... [Full Article...]

Emails suggest HUD Secretary Ben Carson knew of $31000 dining room set

Emails suggest HUD Secretary Ben Carson knew of $31000 dining room set That flies in the face of a statement made a month ago by HUD spokesman Raffi Williams , who said as the controversy simmered that "Mrs. Carson and the secretary had no awareness that the table was being purchased ". But the newly released emails show that the Carsons in fact selected the furniture themselves. "When presented with options by professional staff, Mrs. [Full Article...]


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