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SPRING AHEAD: How much daylight-saving time trivia do you know?

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What is clear, is nothing will change in the short term. As I see it, if DST is going to keep us forever disoriented, why adjust our clocks forward and backward by only one hour? But those that do must follow the federal government's time change schedule - now from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November. Read More »

Banaswadi railway station is fully women operated

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Marine Lines or Bandra? The Danapur division of East Central Railway has chosen to pay tribute to women power by deputing close to 100 women at the railway station. It has also entered the Limca Book of Records. As part of the women's day lectures on Food and Nutrition, Relaxation Techniques and Meditation, Effective Parenting and demonstration on simple cooking and vegetable carving were held for Women employees at Chamundi Officers' Club. Read More »

Cop, Suspect Dead After Disturbing 911 Call

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Morton , who replaced Michael on the force, said he was "Just trying to help the PD heal now". Multiple agencies, including Clinton Police Department, Henry County Sheriff's Department, and Missouri State Highway Patrol SWAT Team responded to the incident. Read More »

CPTPP countries sign Pacific trade pact

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A trade deal originally expected to enhance trade relations between numerous Pacific countries and the United States has been signed but without USA participation. The deal could cut tariffs in those countries, led largely by Japan and Canada, by as much as $10 trillion. Fears of a global trade war were stoked after Trump announced plans to impose U.S. Read More »

Evidence Of Trump Efforts To Set Up Back Channel With Kremlin

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GOP members of the committee have been pressing to bring the panel's Russian Federation investigation to a close and issue a report that Democratic members are not likely to endorse. Judge Andrew Napolitano said Thursday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller is being led down new "rabbit holes" in his investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election. Read More »

Britain Deploys Specialists To Investigate Poisoning Of Russian Double Agent

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She said Britain would respond strongly when it is clear who's to blame. But they are yet to name it publicly. 'Military assistance will continue as necessary during this investigation'. He told a British parliamentary panel approximately $800 billion worth of Russian state-backed assets, mostly real estate, are held outside Russia and could be targeted. Read More »

North Carolina city releases documents beating

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The FBI is investigating a North Carolina police officer for the bloody beating of a pedestrian he accused of jaywalking. The Buncombe County District Attorney's Office announced that Christopher Hickman was arrested late Thursday. "I'm not going to lie about that", Hickman is heard saying. On August 24, Johnnie Rush was on his way home from a 13-hour shift as a dishwasher at a local Cracker Barrel restaurant shortly after midnight when he was stopped by two police officers. Read More »

China's defence budget rattles neighbours

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Li made the statement while delivering a government work report at the opening meeting of the first session of the 13th National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing , reports Chinese news portal China News . Read More »

Paul Manafort Denies US Fraud Charges, This Time in Virginia

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District Court Judge T.S. Ellis III placed Manafort on home confinement and required him to wear a Global Positioning System bracelet pending his trial date of July 10 . It is expected to last eight to 10 days. The mystery man sported a full white beard, black beanie hat and sunglasses as he extended his hands upward while Manafort arrived at the Albert V. Read More »

Hadiya's was an 'adjustment' marriage, will consider moving review plea: father

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The Supreme Court said today that it will pass a short order at 2 PM over Kerala High Court's annulment of marriage of Hadiya , an alleged victim of "love jihad". Nearly seven months after the Supreme Court directed the Kerala police to share with the NIA details of its investigation into alleged conversions, the central agency said the probe was nearly complete and it was hot on the heels of the couple, Fasal Musthafa and Shirin Shahana, now believed to be in Yemen. Read More »

Kellyanne Conway committed two Hatch Act violations, officials say

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The president and vice president are exempt from the law, but their employees are not. Moore, a former judge, ran against Democrat Doug Jones , who ultimately won the election as Moore faced allegations of child molestation. Gidley was referencing Fox News host Brian Kilmeade asking Conway: "So vote Roy Moore? ". Conway said . "Folks, don't be fooled". He is weak on crime , Weak on borders. Read More »

Broadcom dangles 5G promise to save Qualcomm deal

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Treasury official said in a letter to the companies Monday. Qualcomm's shareholders will no longer be meeting Tuesday to weigh in on Broadcom's unsolicited takeover bid for the USA chipmaker. In a statement, Broadcom said the Qualcomm takeover is aimed at increasing the company's focus on 5G cellular technologies. The letter raised red flags about a Broadcom takeover possibly weakening Qualcomm long-term competitiveness in telecommunications technologies and standard setting ... Read More »

AI to launch Delhi-Tel Aviv flight via Saudi airspace

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The Air India spokesman, Praveen Bhatnagar said the flight will operate three times a week - Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday - and its duration will be almost two hours shorter than current flight times, reducing the journey to a seven-hour service. Read More »

US announces $533m for Nigeria, others as Tillerson begins Africa tour

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While the top United States diplomat has a broad itinerary on his five-nation trip, Africa experts say Tillerson's planned stops in Ethiopia, Djibouti, Kenya, Chad and Nigeria underscore the emphasis on security - and away from the traditional United States role as advocate and partner for good governance and development. Read More »

Lawyer: Porn star sues to clarify record on Trump affair

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As part of the agreement, Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen , has said he paid Clifford $130,000 just 12 days before the 2016 presidential election. Tune in to " CBS This Morning " on Wednesday, March 7, to hear from Michael Avenatti , the attorney representing Clifford. Adult film star Stormy Daniels was ordered by an arbitration judge not to sue Donald Trump , according to an attorney for President Trump's longtime personal legal counsel. Read More »

Trump says tariffs will be applied 'in a loving way'

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Despite claims that Moscow seeks to influence the 2018 midterm election, US President Donald Trump insisted no foreign power would materially damage the integrity of the US electoral process. Trump said, "We'll have to see". America's oldest allies in Europe, however, should expect much different treatment from the US president. Trump also doubled down on the idea that the situation with North Korea should have been handled years ago. Read More »

Happy International Women's Day - Here's The Official Theme

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IFAD is an worldwide financial institution and a specialized United Nations agency based in Rome - the UN's food and agriculture hub. This new initiative is one of many things I'm doing to tackle violence against women and girls. History of International Women's DayInternational Women's Day, or IWD as it is shortened, can be traced back to the time when about 15,000 women in NY marched the city asking for suffrage rights, shorter work hours and a better pay. Read More »

Aldon Smith turns self in, makes bail, following SF domestic-violence charges

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Smith, 28, was being sought by S.F. police after he fled the scene when his fiancee called 911 on Saturday night. On Monday, the Oakland Raiders released Smith, a pass rusher. Also on Tuesday, TMZ Sports reported that Smith's struggle with alcohol became so bad recently that "he was drinking every single day" and people close to him are concerned that "he'll drink himself to death if he continues down this road". Read More »

French FM faces criticism on Iran visit

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Reports have surfaced that European countries, including France, are pressing Iran to limit its missile program in order to keep the White House in the 2015 nuclear deal. Deputy Chief of Staff of Iran's Armed Forces Brigadier General Massoud Jazayeri said on Saturday that the Islamic Republic would hold no negotiations over its missile program unless the United States and Europe dismantle their nuclear weapons and long-range missiles. Read More »

France to set age of sexual consent after rape outcry

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The move was welcomed by France's equality minister, Marlène Schiappa. After public consultations and the recommendation of a panel of experts, "the government has chose to set the age at 15", Schiappa told AFP . The new law would create a threshold, said Schiappa, according to which any sexual activity with a child under the age of 15 will be criminalized and it would be considered the child was coerced. Read More »

Trump defends his criticism of Sweden's immigration policies

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When asked about scandals and reported turmoil in the White House following the resignations of alleged domestic abuser Rob Porter and White House communications director Hope Hicks , Trump responded defensively, saying "they all want a piece of the Oval Office". Read More »

West Virginia legislators rush to compromise, end teachers strike

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On Saturday, March 3rd, the senate passed a bill lowering the proposed 5 percent pay increase to 4 percent (though at first they accidentally voted on and passed the house version of the bill, which gave teachers five percent, and had to do some procedural maneuvering to undo their mix-up). Read More »

INX Media Case: Court extends judicial custody of Indrani Mukherjea

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The interrogation ended around 3 pm and Karti was taken straight to the airport and flown to Delhi around 5 pm. They applied "tilak" and gave candies to Karti on Holi morning. Karti has challenged the summons on the ground that the ED has no jurisdiction to issue such notices based on the FIR lodged by the CBI. Karti had been playing hide and seek game with agencies forcing the CBI to issue Look Out Circular (LOC) against him in October 2017. Read More »

ISIS-linked suspects detained after threat shuts US Embassy in Turkey

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The notice also advised U.S. citizens in Turkey should avoid large crowds, keep a low profile and otherwise be cautious. The detentions came after the Ankara Governor's Office stated late on March 4 that extra security measures had been taken in the city upon intelligence that "terrorist actions" could take place in areas where US citizens are located. Read More »