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USA gun maker Remington files for bankruptcy protection

USA gun maker Remington files for bankruptcy protection The filing will allow the 200-year old company to reduce its debt by $700 million and contribute $145 million to its subsidiaries. With the Chapter 11 filing, Remington is expected to hand the keys over to creditors, including Franklin Resources and JPMorgan Chase. [Full Article...]

Commerce Dept. to include citizenship question on U.S. census

Commerce Dept. to include citizenship question on U.S. census But, he concluded, "I find that the need for accurate citizenship data and the limited burden that the reinstatement of the citizenship question would impose outweigh fears about a potentially lower response rate". Several Republican senators voiced support for including the question, having previously sent a letter to the Department of Commerce urging the question be reinstated. [Full Article...]

Heavy rain to pose flooding potential throughout midweek

Heavy rain to pose flooding potential throughout midweek Outlook for Wednesday to Friday: It will turn colder and increasingly unsettled from Wednesday , with further showers and longer spells of rain , with some hill snow possible, but also with some sunshine. The most likely time for any showers will be in the early morning-around sunup-and only trace amounts are expected. The line of storms is expected to continue moving east on Wednesday ... [Full Article...]

French police charge suspects in murder of Holocaust survivor Mireille Knoll

French police charge suspects in murder of Holocaust survivor Mireille Knoll You might also be interested in. . But during a visit to Israel on Monday, France's foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said it was "plausible" that Mrs Knoll was killed because she was a Jew. He added, "I work with people from all walks of French society; many are afraid of Muslim extremists, but I didn't feel that until now". The Jewish community in France is the largest in Western Europe,... [Full Article...]

Benjamin Netanyahu in hospital with temperature and cough

Benjamin Netanyahu in hospital with temperature and cough The 68-year-old's personal physician believes he has not fully recovered from an illness two weeks ago, and therefore decided he should undergo further tests at hospital. It was the second time that Netanyahu has been questioned in the case, in which he is suspected of promoting regulation worth hundreds of millions of dollars to the Bezeq telecom company. [Full Article...]

Linda Brown, lead plaintiff in Brown v Board case, dies

Linda Brown, lead plaintiff in Brown v Board case, dies The 1954 decision stemmed from her father Oliver Brown's attempts to enroll Linda in Sumner Elementary School in Topeka, Kansas. "Sixty-four years ago, a young girl from Topeka, Kansas sparked a case that ended segregation in public schools in America", Kansas Gov. [Full Article...]

Cynthia Nixon takes campaign for NY governor to Albany

Cynthia Nixon takes campaign for NY governor to Albany Andrew M. Cuomo in this year's Democratic primary. "I want you to know as a matter of full disclosure, I am a Catholic". Noting he was Catholic, Cuomo said Catholics and Baptists share numerous same beliefs but Catholics "do it without the rhythm". [Full Article...]

Ireland to expel Russian diplomat over United Kingdom nerve agent attack

Ireland to expel Russian diplomat over United Kingdom nerve agent attack The retaliation was restrained, with 18 British diplomats expelled . The officials said that the closure of the consulate in Seattle was ordered because of its proximity to a US naval base and a Boeing Co. The administration officials said "well over 100 intelligence officers" operated in the United States, and Washington's action cuts 60 of them. "This unfriendly step by this group of countrie... [Full Article...]

Trump honors French officer killed in terror attack

Trump honors French officer killed in terror attack Britain's ambassador to France , Ed Llewellyn, also paid tribute, saying Lt Col Beltrame gave his life to save the lives of others and was truly a hero. Lakdim is believed to have hijacked a vehicle in Carcassonne at around 10am on March 23, 2018, killing one of the passengers. France has some very strict gun laws, and every single one of their laws was broken in this rampage.3 No, gun cont... [Full Article...]

Afghanistan beat Ireland by five wickets to qualify World Cup 2019

Afghanistan beat Ireland by five wickets to qualify World Cup 2019 It is a spectacular reversal of fortunes for Afghanistan . Ireland won the toss and elected to bat first, but only managed to post a modest total of 209-7, despite opener Paul Stirling hitting 55 at the top of the order. "They've gotten the better of us in the Super Six game and warm-up game so there is all to play for here in this last game". But as we bring down the curtains to a topsy-tu... [Full Article...]

China and US launched secret talks to resolve the trade dispute

China and US launched secret talks to resolve the trade dispute President Donald Trump is said to have instructed Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to try to resolve trade differences with China. government . The U.S. Apple Association has expressed its frustration at China's proposal to impose reciprocal tariffs on imports of U.S. products, including a 15% duty on fruit imports. [Full Article...]

Iowa Family Died From Inhaling Toxic Gases At Mexican Resort

Iowa Family Died From Inhaling Toxic Gases At Mexican Resort The type of gas or the source of the gas has not been identified. After searching the house, the four bodies were found, with both Mexican and U.S. police ruling out foul play. Amy's cousin Jana Weland said her family had a "gut" feeling something was wrong as the Sharps hadn't been posting photos and "last year they shared pictures about every day". [Full Article...]

Rajya Sabha polls: SP cancels victory celebration after BSP loss

Rajya Sabha polls: SP cancels victory celebration after BSP loss Ms Mayawati offered a word of advice to Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav who she said had "committed a tiny lapse" due to his "political inexperience" in not giving preference to the BSP candidate during the voting and trusting the Independent MLA from Kunda, Raghuraj Pratap Singh, alias Raja Bhaiya . [Full Article...]

Trump Rebuffs Notion He Can't Assemble Top Legal Team

Trump Rebuffs Notion He Can't Assemble Top Legal Team Toensing, who is married to DiGenova, is representing Mark Corallo, the former spokesman for Trump's legal team. Reached Sunday morning, diGenova declined to comment. Dowd, had told the president that the investigation would be over by this point, it seems to be accelerating, as Mr. Mueller appears to be looking into a wide range of matters related to Mr. [Full Article...]

Winter Storm Warning issued as wintry weather moves across the Triad

Winter Storm Warning issued as wintry weather moves across the Triad Cooler air and more clouds are expected Sunday . Wet, heavy snow - and a fair amount of it - is expected to fall across much of north and northeast Iowa Friday night into Saturday morning. Unfortunately, it won't stay perfectly warm all the way into April. Highs will warm to the mid 60s. Temperatures will decline slightly Saturday under mostly cloudy skies and remain in the low to mid 60s t... [Full Article...]

BJP secures victory on 9 RS seats in UP

BJP secures victory on 9 RS seats in UP Meanwhile, BJP state president Mahendra Nath Pandey also expressed his happiness over the win and said, "This is the victory of democracy and it is for the welfare of Uttar Pradesh ". Veerendra Kumar, owner of the Mathrubhumi media house, won easily. "Minister Kagodu Thimmappa, who was a former speaker, and MLA Baburao Chinchansur, both of them have cross-voted in the first ballot paper, then t... [Full Article...]

Federer upset by Australian Kokkinakis in Miami

Federer upset by Australian Kokkinakis in Miami Friday's loss to Paire may not have been that dramatic, but it was still upsetting, particularly with Djokovic at times struggling on both his serves and returns. Naomi Osaka's breakthrough winning streak this month ended with a loss to No. 4-seeded Elina Svitolina 6-4, 6-2. The world number 175 was not expected to pose much of a challenge for Federer on a glorious Saturday in Florida, but Kok... [Full Article...]

Karen McDougal, ex-Playboy model alleging affair with Trump, speaks out

Karen McDougal, ex-Playboy model alleging affair with Trump, speaks out McDougal told Cooper that she first began to feel unusual about the alleged relationship with Trump , who was married to Melania Trump and had just had his son Baron Trump with her when they first met, when she was expecting to go to dinner at the Beverly Hills Hotel for their first date, but Trump's bodyguard took her to a bungalow. [Full Article...]

Gun control rally begins where the movement was sparked

Gun control rally begins where the movement was sparked Large rallies with crowds estimated in the tens of thousands in some cases also unfolded in such cities as Boston; New York; Los Angeles; Chicago; Houston; Phoenix; Fort Worth, Texas; Minneapolis; and Parkland, Florida, the site of the February 14 attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 people dead. [Full Article...]

Storm forecast to bring up to 9 inches of snow to IL

Storm forecast to bring up to 9 inches of snow to IL Storms on March 8 and on March 13 and 14 had a bigger widespread impact on ME, dumping more than a foot of snow on the state each time. Upcoming storms appear to be tracking south of NY for now, meaning a bright outlook for spring-starved Islanders, she said. [Full Article...]


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