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People Trump says he is considering vetoing Omnibus Spending bill
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The House and Senate increased their own budgets in the $1.3 trillion omnibus spending package. Mentioning specific issues with the bill's contents, the letter notes that Planned Parenthood funding will continue: "The bill fully funds grants that will go to Planned Parenthood".

People Crude oil prices hit highest level in seven weeks
Author: 0 Crude oil prices hit highest level in seven weeks

Looming over oil markets has been surging U.S. crude production, which has risen by more than a fifth since mid-2016, to 10.38 million bpd, overtaking top exporter Saudi Arabia and putting the United States within reach of Russia's 11 million bpd.

People At least 29 killed in IS attack on Nauroz celebrations in Kabul
Author: 0 At least 29 killed in IS attack on Nauroz celebrations in Kabul

The attack happened as many Afghans are marking the Nowruz holiday, a celebration of the start of spring and the Persian new year. The same shrine was attacked in October 2016 when Islamic State gunmen killed 18 people gathered to mark Ashura, an important date for many Muslims, especially Shiites.

People Trump finally calls Putin on fourth term victory
Author: 0 Trump finally calls Putin on fourth term victory

Even on Monday, the White House said Trump had no plans to congratulate Putin. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters that the case of poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in the United Kingdom was not discussed.

People Netanyahu says policy to impede enemies from nuclear weapons
Author: 0 Netanyahu says policy to impede enemies from nuclear weapons

The 2007 strike occurred at a desert site in the Deir Ezzor region of eastern Syria on what Israel says was a nuclear reactor under construction. Israeli officials said they did not confirm the strike at the time in order to give Syrian dictator Bashar Assad an opportunity to save face and avoid escalation with Israel , following the 2006 Second Lebanon War.

People Maryland Officer Who Stopped School Shooting Has Saved Lives Before
Author: 0 Maryland Officer Who Stopped School Shooting Has Saved Lives Before

Tuesday, St. Mary's County Sheriff Timothy Cameron told reporters at a news conference. The town in St. Mary's County, with a population of about 110,000, is about 65 miles (105 kilometers) from Washington, D.C. "They do take issue with defending our most vulnerable and our most innocent and as a mother I will never understand that". "Most school shootings have been by students or former students".

People Justine Damond Shooting: Minneapolis Police Officer Mohamed Noor Charged With Murder
Author: 0 Justine Damond Shooting: Minneapolis Police Officer Mohamed Noor Charged With Murder

Noor has been free until this Tuesday, when he turned himself into authorities. He was booked into Hennepin County jail with bail set at $US500,000, and he is expected to make his first appearance in a Minneapolis court on Wednesday. "They asserted that justice "'demands accountability for those responsible for recklessly killing those they are sworn to protect". He said Noor never tried to leave the country and offered to turn over Noor's passport.

People Nigeria says 101 out of 110 schoolgirls now released by Boko Haram
Author: 0 Nigeria says 101 out of 110 schoolgirls now released by Boko Haram

Following the release of 76 out of the 110 Dapchi schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram , the All Progressives Congress (APC ) has mocked the Goodluck Jonathan government for failing to secure Chibok schoolgirls' release. "The girls were released around 3 a.m. [11:50 GMT] through back-channel efforts and with the help of some friends of the country, and... it was unconditional", the minister said as quoted in the statement.

People Winning $457 million Powerball ticket sold near Manheim
Author: 0 Winning $457 million Powerball ticket sold near Manheim

A a single winning ticket was sold in the commonwealth that matches all of the winning numbers: 22-57-59-60-66 and Powerball 7. "Do your homework before you come claim it at lottery headquarters in Middletown", he said. Many people were crossing their fingers that no one would win, because they were hoping to see another billion-dollar jackpot. Jeff Foster, Speedway division director, said the store isn't a franchise, so the bonus will go to the company's corporate account and it hasn't ...

People Donald Trump welcomes Saudi Prince, says Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Donald Trump welcomes Saudi Prince, says Saudi Arabia

The White House and ally Saudi Arabia assailed Iran for its support for rebels in Yemen , while the Iranian supreme leader hit back in a speech saying the United States was not capable of creating stability in the region. Lotta bad things are happening in Iran. "Saudi Arabia is a very wealthy nation", Mr Trump said as he produced charts detailing the kingdom's acquisitions.

People United States tariffs may add 19000 steel and aluminum jobs, study says
Author: 0 United States tariffs may add 19000 steel and aluminum jobs, study says

Trump assigned his chief trade official, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, to negotiate requests from other countries for exemptions. On March 8, Trump signed an executive order that placed a 25% tariff on imported steel and a 10% tariff on imported aluminum that is scheduled to go into effect on March 23.

People Mississippi Has Banned Abortions After 15 Weeks
Author: 0 Mississippi Has Banned Abortions After 15 Weeks

Carr-Ellis wrote that the law, which became effective immediately, would affect a patient she is scheduled to see this afternoon at 2 p.m. for an abortion. The measure is just one in a string of efforts to diminish access to abortions in MS, critics say. "House Bill 1510 protects maternal health and will further our efforts to make MS the safest place in America for an unborn child .

People Ryan 'Received Assurances' Firing of Mueller 'Not Even Under Consideration'
Author: 0 Ryan 'Received Assurances' Firing of Mueller 'Not Even Under Consideration'

So as the President slips political constraints by shuffling his White House and foreign policy team and rages against convention, Mueller and his investigators have Trump penned in with no easy means of escape. So it's reasonable to assume that diGenova's appointment represents Trump's frustration with his legal team and his limited options, following a weekend of conflicting statements from its members on the issue of Mueller's continued employment.

People K-pop stars to perform in North Korea in art troupe visit
Author: 0 K-pop stars to perform in North Korea in art troupe visit

A ministry official, speaking on condition of anonymity because of department rules, said there are no immediate plans to bring in American strategic assets such as aircraft carriers, nuclear-powered submarines or supersonic B-1B bombers during this spring's training.

People Community helping families of Great Mills High School students
Author: 0 Community helping families of Great Mills High School students

Police did not identify the victims, but the family of 16-year-old Jaelynn Willey , a sophomore at Great Mills, confirmed that she had been shot. Google Maps image locates Great Mills High School in Maryland's St. As of the 2016 school year, there are more than 300 officers assigned to Maryland schools, according to the Maryland Association of School Resource Officers.

People Person injured in Fla. bridge collapse expected to file lawsuit
Author: 0 Person injured in Fla. bridge collapse expected to file lawsuit

As the massive, 53 metre (174-foot) concrete slab came crashing down, a auto swerved into Hepburn, sending him airborne, according to the suit. It's still unknown what exactly caused the $14.2 million bridge to collapse. Cracks in concrete structures, he added, is normal. But as Newsy previously reported , an engineer noticed cracking in the span just days before it crumbled.

People Federal judges reject Republican challenge to Pennsylvania district maps
Author: 0 Federal judges reject Republican challenge to Pennsylvania district maps

The judges also seemed to be debating whether they should intervene at all, given the similar challenge before the U.S. Supreme Court. That court's decision came without comment. The state court then imposed the new map , drawn with the help of an outside expert, after the Republican-controlled legislature and Democratic governor couldn't agree on a new set of districts by a February 9 deadline.

People Putin and Erdogan hail efficient Russia-Turkey cooperation on Syria
Author: 0 Putin and Erdogan hail efficient Russia-Turkey cooperation on Syria

His most vocal opponent, anti-corruption campaigner Alexei Navalny, was barred from running. "They need to know - we never weaken when there is such pressure". "Demand justice; demand laws and courts that matter". Western leaders were slow to publicly congratulate Putin. The result was a vindication of his tough stance towards the West, Putin loyalists said.

People We're Supposed to Get Snow on the First Day of Spring
Author: 0 We're Supposed to Get Snow on the First Day of Spring

Some meteorologists are optimistic given increased daylight hours, that the sun will be able to prevent snow accumulation from reaching the worst case scenario of 10 inches. We are expecting scattered snow showers starting after lunch on Tuesday into the afternoon. The coastal storm will hit the Cape and Islands first.

People As US opioid crisis grows, Trump calls for death penalty for dealers
Author: 0 As US opioid crisis grows, Trump calls for death penalty for dealers

President Donald Trump spelled out in new detail several steps he favors to fight a USA epidemic of opioid abuse, including the execution of drug dealers, a proposal that has gained little support from drug abuse and judicial experts. He also called for the death penalty for large-scale drug traffickers. "The ultimate penalty has to be the death penalty", he said. "The only way to solve the drug problem is through toughness ", Trump said in Moon Township.

People Yakuza Kiwami 2 Announced for the West
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The game will release physically and digitally in North America and Europe for $49.99, and the first run of copies will include a steelbook featuring an illustration of Kazuma Kiryu and antagonist Ryuji Goda. The Yakuza games have usually revolved around a central cast of characters, with some of the games having multiple playable protagonists. Yakuza Kiwami 2 is out August 28 on PS4.

People Trump Preparing To Slap $60 Billion In New Tariffs On China
Author: 0 Trump Preparing To Slap $60 Billion In New Tariffs On China

More than 40 trade groups are petitioning the Trump administration to back away from tariffs on Chinese imports, saying the plan would "would trigger a chain reaction of negative consequences for the USA economy". After Bloomberg News earlier this month reported the options being considered, Trump tweeted that "the U.S.is acting swiftly on intellectual property theft".

People Turkey says its forces take control of Syrian town of Afrin
Author: 0 Turkey says its forces take control of Syrian town of Afrin

The evacuation is ongoing and is the latest in a series of mass evacuations that began in Eastern Ghouta on Thursday, Xinhua news agency reported. Syrian state-run al-Ikhbariyah TV aired live footage showing hundreds of men, women and children carrying their belongings and marching into the town of Hamouria that was recently captured by Syrian troops.

People Offensive Ad Causes Pop Star to Pound Snapchat Stock
Author: 0 Offensive Ad Causes Pop Star to Pound Snapchat Stock

The ad for Android and iOS game " Would You Rather? " appeared on Snapchat around March 11, surprising the social media app's users. "I'd love to call it ignorance, but I know you ain't that dumb!" she wrote in her Insta story. As reported by Vulture , Snapchat explained that the ad was apparently reviewed and approved in error and that it completely violates their set guidelines.

People Nordic athlete Mark Arendz to be Canada's flagbearer at Paralympic closing ceremony
Author: 0 Nordic athlete Mark Arendz to be Canada's flagbearer at Paralympic closing ceremony

Wilkie earned a medal by 20.1 seconds and Young earned a medal by 18.4 seconds over Anna Milenina of the Neutral Paralympic Athletes, who had a fourth place time of 22:32.3. China, which finished fourth at the Sochi Winter Paralympics four years ago, defeated defending champion Canada in the semifinal on Friday, after an outstanding 9-2 win-loss sheet from the round robin games.

People ASEAN summit protests: Turnbull shaking 'hand of blood, the hand of exploitation'
Author: 0 ASEAN summit protests: Turnbull shaking 'hand of blood, the hand of exploitation'

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said attempts by certain quarters to get his counterpart Malcolm Turnbull to distance himself from him, had clearly failed, given the honour and respect extended to him in Sydney . We were also seated next to each other at the dinner just now. "We have passed a number of laws, including the National Security Council Act, the Prevention of Terrorism Act and the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act, because we were determined not to wait until an ...

People Iran to reject any change to nuclear deal
Author: 0 Iran to reject any change to nuclear deal

Iran agreed to curbs on its nuclear program in exchange for the lifting of a number of sanctions as part of the deal. Shamkhani made the remarks as he met today in Tehran with Yusuf bin Alawi, the minister responsible for foreign affairs in Oman, a key Gulf ally of the U.S.

People Showers and Storms Return: timing the rain from Friday to Monday
Author: 0 Showers and Storms Return: timing the rain from Friday to Monday

We'll keep you updated as we become more confident in next weekend's forecast. This round will feature rain and storms again, although at this point, severe weather does not look to be as big of a concern. Highs today in the mid 80s with a similar scenario for Sunday with chances of showers and highs primarily in the low 80s. Winds W/NW 5-15, gusting up to 25 miles per hour.

People Korea, US vow close coordination on N. Korea
Author: 0 Korea, US vow close coordination on N. Korea

The villa is close to the embassies of South Korea and the United States. It further said that South Korean President Moon Jae-in may meet Donald Trump before the United States president's planned meeting with the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.