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Wednesday forecast: sunny and windy, high 50

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Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Wednesday, March 7: High: 30. Chance of precipitation is 80%. West wind 10 to 14 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 20 miles per hour. High: 65. Wind: N 5-10 miles per hour. Night: Cloudy to mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance for snow showers. Southwest wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Read More »

UK: Ex Russian spy, daughter in 'serious condition'

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Dozens of khaki-clad troops trained in chemical warfare were deployed on the streets of the usually sleepy English city of Salisbury on Friday as part of the investigation into the nerve-agent poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter. Read More »

May warned there must be an 'Ireland first' approach to Brexit talks

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Brexit is due to happen in March 2019. We have written to both Michel Barnier and Donald Tusk to outline the issues and to suggest that any Brexit trade deal should look at ways to overcome the need for such inspections. Like other free trade agreements, it should address services. "We must hope that they will be as positive and pragmatic as Theresa May". "The EU is looking for practical solutions to avoiding a hard border, in full respect of the constitutional status" of Northern ... Read More »

Cheerleaders warned about mumps exposure after national competition

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Health officials learned that someone with the illness had attended the championships, which ran from February 23 to 25, and sent a letter warning about possible exposure. It typically takes about 14 to 18 days after exposure for symptoms to appear, but it can take as long as 25 days. "Mumps is a highly contagious infection". Read More »

Busy day for new Meghalaya CM Conrad

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He attended the swearing-in ceremony by the leader of the coalition government in Meghalaya where BJP is also a part. The NPP, which won 19 assembly seats in the just ended polls, is the second largest party after the Congress which won 21 seats. Read More »

Statues of Gandhi and BR Ambedkar vandalised in Kerala and Tamil Nadu

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The incident came to light on Thursday morning when some vendors came to Gramam Street to open their shops there. According to ANI , a statue of Mahatma Gandhi was damaged by unknown persons in Thaliparamba area of Kannur , Kerala. "Persons indulging in such acts must be sternly dealt with and booked under relevant provisions of law", the MHA said. It started with the pulling down of a statue of Vladimir Lenin with the help of a bulldozer in Tripura after Left Front's debacle in the ... Read More »

Odd geometric arrays of storms observed at Jupiter's poles

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Jupiter's poles are blanketed by geometric clusters of cyclones and its atmosphere is deeper than suspected, scientists reported Wednesday. The most famous feature of Jupiter is the Great Red Spot , but also noteworthy are the bands of light and dark clouds that make up what we can see of the planet from afar. Read More »

When Is Daylight Saving Time 2018? Changing Clocks To Spring Forward

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Lawmakers in the sunshine state want to go daylight saving time all the time , which makes sense since it seems to be the bouncing around that disturbs most people. Even though the bill is awaiting the signature of Scott, who's now under intense political pressure over newly passed gun legislation, it's actually the call of Congress on whether Florida can permanently leap forward timewise for good, the Herald noted. Read More »

"Would Like To See BJP Reaction": Chandrababu Naidu On Pulling Ministers

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This came hours after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley suggested grant of special status to Andhra Pradesh, a key demand made by Mr Naidu, may not be possible. Naidu, who is an ally of BJP, both in Centre and State, has been hitting out at BJP for not fulfilling the promises. "After the bifurcation bill was passed in 2016, Jaitley had categorically expressed before media that special assistance measures were earmarked for Andhra Pradesh". Read More »

French foreign minister visits Iran

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Europe and the United States have violated the nuclear deal, so are not in position to set conditions for Tehran , Iran's foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in an interview published today ahead of a meeting with his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian. Read More »

Why CFIUS Is Intervening in Broadcom's Qualcomm Bid

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Qualcomm said in response that Broadcom misinterpreted the public's and investors' mind while ignoring national security issues and regulatory matters. A source said if the deal was completed, the USA military was concerned that within 10 years, "there would essentially be a dominant player in all of these technologies and that is essentially Huawei, and then the American carriers would have no choice". Read More »

Rain and snow to lash United Kingdom with arrival of new Atlantic low-pressure

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Snow showers will redevelop in some spots through the early morning hours on Wednesday . Today: Light morning showers will clear and this afternoon will be partly sunny with a high temperature near 60 degrees. We'll continue to monitor the situation, but expect changes with this tricky forecast. Lows Thursday night will fall back into the upper 30s before we start warming up into the weekend. Read More »

Judge won't order grant award in California immigration suit

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This announcement comes a week after ICE agents arrested more than 230 undocumented people throughout California . "So here's my message to Mayor Schaaf: How dare you!" Sessions is so full of political partisanship he is completely worthless as an Attorney General. Read More »

In India the wedding overturned truck: tens victims

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Family members said that the groom, Vijay Vaghela, 23, was driving in a separate vehicle with his brother at the time of the accident and that they did not tell him about the accident until after the wedding ceremony. District Collector Harshad Patel informed about the deaths in the unfortunate accident. Other injured victims have been rushed to hospital. Victims were lifted using a crane by the rescue officials who reached the spot of the accident. Read More »

Jerry Brown: Sessions' 'sad' political stunts won't work in California

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California's sanctuary law went into effect at the start of the year and limits how and when state law enforcement can interact with federal immigration authorities and what information it can share with them. "Not just in the Trump Administration but during the eight years of the Obama Administration that didn't enforce immigration law". Former Attorney General Eric Holder Jr., who was tapped to represent the California State Senate in private practice, opined in a letter that Senate ... Read More »

United States anxious about Nigeria, other African countries' debt overhang

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Tillerson's weeklong trip will take him from the east side of the continent to the west, with stops in Ethiopia, Kenya, Djibouti, Chad and Nigeria. "There is no continent on the planet where the United States is more positively viewed than Africa", says Coons, who has visited 27 African countries over his tenure as senator. Read More »

Review The Texas Marijuana Voter Guide Before Casting Your Primary Election Ballot

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Top Republicans in Washington are privately sending this message to a GOP congressman once viewed as a top recruit in North Dakota: Don't run against Sen. That would help local and regional Democratic candidates. In the Republican primary, Rottinghaus says, candidates have embraced President Donald Trump and focused on issues like immigration and property taxes. Read More »

Sam Nunberg is a loose cannon

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The former aide, who was sacked in 2015 due to racist Facebook posts coming to light, also told MSNBC that the campaign did not collude with the Russian government, but that Trump may have "done something " illicit. He's been asked to appear before a grand jury and turn over thousands of emails and other communications with other former Trump campaign officials. Read More »