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People That time of year: Change clocks, test smoke alarms
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The La Crosse Fire Department says the bi-annual time changes are a good reminder to also change the batteries in smoke and other unsafe gas detectors. Smoke alarms aren't effective if they aren't working properly. New Yorkers will set their clocks forward one hour on March 11. Second homeowners, for example, could choose to test on the Fourth of July and Christmas if that's easier for them to remember.

People United States issues travel warning for Mexican resort town
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The Canadian government said Mexican authorities located another explosive device on a ferry also operating out of Playa del Carmen on Mar.1. The U.S. It was just two weeks ago an explosion rocked the ferry from Playa del Carmen, injuring 25 people, including two Americans. " According to Government of Mexico statistics, the state experienced an increase in homicide rates compared to the same period in 2016", the warning for Quintana Roo states.

People Trump's 'shithole' remark on Africa 'resolved' - African Union assures
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A Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson said China hopes that other countries will do better for Africa's development and treat China-Africa cooperation in a fair and objective manner. Tillerson said "the goal of my trip to this continent is to listen". Tillerson reiterated USA desire for more African nations to apply concrete diplomatic and economic pressure on North Korea, noting the global maximum pressure campaign, which has been supported by multiple UN Security Council resolutions.

People Jupiter has the craziest storms seen yet, say boffins
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The probe will continue in its current orbit through this summer, at which time NASA will likely seek to extend its mission. Using a large antenna from NASA's Deep Space Network of radio telescopes tuned in to a special transponder on Juno provided by the Italian Space Agency, the team repeatedly searched for any unexplained anomalies in the spacecraft's trajectory.

People Manafort Pleads Not Guilty to Tax and Fraud Charges in Virginia Court
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Ellis also imposed stricter conditions of home confinement then those ordered by U.S. District Judge Amy Jackson in Washington . That trial begins in September. Downing had argued for more time to prepare for trial in the case, at one point quipping that his "rosy glasses" preferred a date in November. Citing Manafort's significant wealth , Ellis said the former campaign chairman "manifestly" represented a flight risk in part because of "the substantial period of incarceration" he faced if ...

People Broadcom Grovels To Congress For Qualcomm Takeover Approval Pledging 5G Dominance
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Broadcom's latest offer is $117 billion, a number Qualcomm claims is still too low. The company is now based in Singapore, but said in November that it will move its legal headquarters back to the United States. Treasury, which chairs CFIUS, declined to comment. China wants desperately to take the lead in technology from the USA and 5G is only one of several areas they are eager to control.

People Federal Bureau of Investigation involved in NC police officer beating a black man
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On Thursday, the officer, Hickman, was arrested and charged with felony assault by strangulation, as well as misdemeanor assault inflicting serious injury and communicating threats, the newspaper's Joel Burgess reported . An arrest warrant for Hickman notes that he struck Rush multiple times, causing abrasions and swelling to his head. On Sept. 15, 2017, Buncombe County District Attorney Todd Williams dropped all charges against Rush.

People China trade deficit draws critical Trump tweet
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Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said Canada is prepared to take responsive measures to defend its trade interests. Trump on Thursday pressed ahead with the imposition of 25% tariffs on steel imports and 10% for aluminum on Thursday, though he announced exemptions for Canada and Mexico, and said exceptions could also be made for other allies.

People Central Michigan University shooting suspect charged with murder
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ABC reported this weekend that Davis Jr. had ran into a community police officers' office on Thursday saying that he thought, "someone was out to hurt him". "Something happened, but they don't know what", Hopper said. Yeagley said that when officers determined that the person posed no threat - and reviewed video from the elevator that showed Davis Jr.

People Siddaramaiah Govt Unveils New Karnataka Flag
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Siddaramaiah unveiled the flag after chairing a meeting of pro-Kannada organisations, activists and literary personalities, where they unanimously approved the design. In 2012, the then BJP government headed by D V Sadananda Gowda accorded official status to the state flag through a notification making the hoisting of the state flag on government buildings, schools and colleges mandatory on the occasion of the state formation day.

People ROGERS: Pursuing Nunberg damages the Mueller investigation's credibility
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As Trump flirted with running for president , particularly in 2011, there were only two main political aides for the NY real estate developer: Republican political hatchet man Roger Stone and his protege, Nunberg . "Let him arrest me", he said of Mueller's operation. The former aide to the president was interviewed by MSNBC's Ari Melber and CNN's Erin Burnett who suggested he was drunk on live television .

People NPP chief Conrad Sangma, backed by BJP, takes oath as Meghalaya CM
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Sangma told PTI and other reporters, "It is not an easy task". "... We feel that governance has been missing and it is important to get everything on track and of course many sectors that need to be looked into", he said. The NPP, which won 19 assembly seats in the just concluded Meghalaya Assembly polls , is the second largest party after the Congress winning 21 seats.

People BJP submits letter to Nagaland Gov. backing Neiphiu Rio as CM
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In Nagaland, the BJP was in alliance with the NPF for 15 years before tying up with the NDPP, a new party, ahead of this year's election. His Naga People's Front has emerged as the largest single party in the state election. He said there was no question of the BJP going back to the NPF. "Such a coalition government is likely to be more stable", they added. "It is good for the Northeast, good for India", he said.

People Daylight Saving Time? Some States Could Soon Ditch It.
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Daylight Savings was instituted by Germany during the First World War to save energy-probably so there would be more coal for the war effort. A standardized system of beginning and ending daylight saving time came in 1966 when the Uniform Time Act became law.

People French FM starts controversial meetings in Tehran
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In a Monday meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Tehran , the French foreign minister once again expressed his country's decision to respect, preserve and implement the JCPOA . "Annihilation of the United States and Europe's nuclear weapons and long-range missiles is the prerequisite for negotiations on Iran's missiles", Jazzayeri said.

People Qualcomm delays shareholder meeting after United States security review order
Author: 0 Qualcomm delays shareholder meeting after United States security review order

Now we have a few more details on the matter, with a U.S. advisement panel deeming Broadcom's proposed takeover plans as a potential risk to national security. Reuters reported last week that CFIUS, overseen by the US Treasury Department, had begun looking at Broadcom's bid as pressure grew from politicians, including senior Republican Senator John Cornyn.

People Pittsburgh's Action Weather forecast: Rain, snow and sleet
Author: 0 Pittsburgh's Action Weather forecast: Rain, snow and sleet

After a slightly colder and clear Thursday , high temperatures are expected between 40 and 47 degrees and low temperatures will remain under 30 for the majority of the next two weeks. More in the way of a steadier snowfall will be passing through Eastern Pennsylvania Wednesday with a better chance for a significant accumulation of a few inches of more.

People Amazon founder Jeff Bezos overtakes Bill Gates to top billionaire list
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With a fortune worth $110 billion, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is the world's richest man and tops a 2018 Forbes Magazine list of 100 billionaires. The 54-year-old father of four, whose wife MacKenzie is an award-winning novelist, owns a 16.3 per cent stake in Amazon , which has a market value of $737.59 billion.

People Sessions to make 'major' Sanctuary City announcement in Sacramento
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Congress and signed by the President", Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said in a statement. Those officials said the Justice Department is in the process of reviewing other state immigration laws. The DOJ does not plan to argue that Section 1373 requires local law enforcement to hold people exclusively based on ICE requests ― known as "detainers" ― which many jurisdictions have rejected based on cost and constitutionality concerns.

People Ex-Trump aide says 'screw that' to Mueller probe
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During Monday's interviews , Nunberg repeatedly attacked Sanders, and at one point , appeared to threaten her during his interview on MSNBC saying, "And I'm warning her, by the way, to shut her mouth". I joined the set after Sam Nunberg referenced his racially offensive statements that got him fired from the Trump campaign, dismissing their relevance because they wouldn't have lost Trump a vote.

People Trump name dropped from Panama hotel
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The most recent feuding between the two parties began on February 22 when Fintiklis came to the hotel to serve termination notices for Trump's management team, but Trump hotel officials turned the businessman away. The hotel and the majority of the apartments were sold a year ago to Mr Fintiklis' Ithaca Capital Partners, which is based in Miami. "Today Panama has made us proud", Fintiklis said, adding that he meant to apply for Panamanian citizenship.

People Germany's Merkel set for challenges in her fourth term
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The SPD initially vowed to rebuild in opposition, only agreeing to talks on a return to its loveless marriage with Merkel after her negotiations with two smaller parties collapsed in November, plunging Germany into political uncertainty. But the long-serving leader faces a far rockier road ahead than in the last four years. If that still isn't reached, parliament must immediately vote a third time.

People 'Take shelter': Shots reportedly fired at Central Michigan University
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Police identified the victims as James Eric Davis Sr., 47, and Diva Jeneen Davis, 47. . Davis Jr., Klaus said, had some sort of "overdose or bad reaction to drugs" and was hospitalized. Police searched for Davis in every building at Central Michigan , then took the manhunt off-campus. Hours after a campus lockdown, police started a "slow, methodical removal" of staff and students who were ordered to take shelter in campus buildings, Lt.

People French embassy attacked in Burkina Faso
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In a statement to APS news agency, spokesman for Algerian Foreign Ministry, Abdelaziz Benali Cherif, stressed that his country "firmly and unequivocally condemns terrorism under all its forms". On February 21, two members of the French counter-terrorism force were killed by a landmine near Mali's border with Niger and Burkina Faso. Mr Macron, who made a high-profile visit to Burkina Faso in November, said the attacks "illustrate once more the threat weighing on the entire Sahel region".

People Former Wyoming quarterback makes his mark at NFL Combine
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I thought I did a good job at quarterback". Buffalo general manager Brandon Beane feels as though Jackson has what it takes to play quarterback in the NFL . I love the game with a passion. "I think that would help me a lot". Not only that, but some think Jackson's athleticism would make him a unsafe wideout.

People Aircraft Carrier USS Carl Vinson Makes Vietnam Port Call
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U.S. aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson arrives at a port in Danang, Vietnam Monday. "Our nations' relationship has reached new heights in the past few years, and the USS Carl Vinson's port visit to Vietnam is a reflection of that", said US Pacific Fleet Commander Adm.

People BJP usurped power through proxy in Meghalaya: Rahul Gandhi
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The BJP, its allies and friendly parties have secured an absolute majority in the Assemblies of Nagaland and Meghalaya . Spotlighting the differences between the BJP and its coalition partners in the northeast, the Congress today accused the party of playing a "dangerous game of destabilising the region through its blind quest for power at any cost".

People Oscars 2018: Audiences Are Noticing One Major Change at This Year
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The two Hollywood legends correctly announced The Shape Of Water as the victor of top honors at the 90th Annual Academy Awards held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood , California on Sunday evening. After Mr. Beatty opened the envelope onstage, he hesitated. "What happened a year ago was Waterhouse under the bridge", a reference to the accounting firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers , which took responsibility for the envelope mix-up .