• Iran considering development of own cryptocurrency
Iran considering development of own cryptocurrency

Maduro launched Petro to use as a new alternative payment system amid hyperinflation and the eroding bolivar. Iran's ICT Minister Mohammad-Javad Azari Jahromi also declared on Wednesday that Iran's Post Bank is working on a locally-developed cryptocurrency , which needs to be tested by the ICT ministry.

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  • Soldiers Castrated, Gouged Out eyes of Civilians - UN rights investigators
Soldiers Castrated, Gouged Out eyes of Civilians - UN rights investigators

She had tried to defend her 17-year-old daughter from being raped by more than a dozen soldiers and didn't succeed. Another witness told investigators that opposition soldiers had shot and killed his father, raped and killed his mother, and killed all of his brothers and sisters, then castrated him with a knife.

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  • Elections to 58 Rajya Sabha seats to be held on 23 March
Elections to 58 Rajya Sabha seats to be held on 23 March

Besides, there is also a "casual vacancy" to the Council of States from Kerala due to the resignation of MP Veerendra Kumar , whose regular term was to end in 2022. While nine members, including Jaya Bachchan (Samajwadi Party) and Pramod Tiwari (Congress) from Uttar Pradesh are retiring on 2 April, one seat vacated by Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) s...

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  • Former Trump adviser pleads guilty in Mueller probe
Former Trump adviser pleads guilty in Mueller probe

The investigation by Mr. Mueller's team is centered on whether the loans from Federal Savings Bank, a small bank in Chicago run by chief executive Steve Calk, were made as part of a quid pro quo arrangement to secure Mr. On Tuesday, an associate of Gates pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI in the course of the Russian Federation investigation. Gat...

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  • Companies cutting ties with NRA after Parkland, Fla. school shooting
Companies cutting ties with NRA after Parkland, Fla. school shooting

A new poll from Quinnipiac University , which is based just 30 miles from Sandy Hook Elementary School , found USA support for gun control is at its highest level ever with more than 2-to-1 support and that 97 percent of respondents support universal background checks.

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  • Florida House votes down assault weapon ban
Florida House votes down assault weapon ban

According to a 2017 performance review, he was considered a trusted officer who "values his position and takes pride in protecting the students, faculty, and staff at his school". Last year, the Air Force said it had not submitted records that could have stopped the shooter who killed 26 people at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, from buying ...

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  • Mark Janus Reveals Why He's Fighting Forced Union Dues
Mark Janus Reveals Why He's Fighting Forced Union Dues

Mark Janus is a "child-support specialist" who works for the State of IL. It is facially implausible that most of what these officials do is devoted exclusively to collective bargaining and is hermetically sealed from AFSCME's aggressive promotion of its broad political agenda.

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  • Ivanka Trump practices diplomacy on South Korea Olympics trip
Ivanka Trump practices diplomacy on South Korea Olympics trip

She had dinner with President Moon and had a private discussion in advance about this occurring and this has been an interagency process", Mnuchin said. "The country with the strongest determination to disallow North Korean nuclear weapons is South Korea". The White House has emphasized that the objective of her visit is to celebrate the achievem...

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  • Manila summons USA envoy over threat report
Manila summons USA envoy over threat report

Duterte's declaration of martial law in the southern third of the country, which was in response to an Islamic State group-linked siege on the southern Islamic city of Marawi a year ago, has been extended through the end of 2018, according to the report, which outlined Duterte's moves without explicitly criticizing his actions.

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  • Vontobel Swiss Wealth Advisors AG Sells 2370 Shares of Apple Inc. (AAPL)
Vontobel Swiss Wealth Advisors AG Sells 2370 Shares of Apple Inc. (AAPL)

About 149,457 shares traded. AstroNova, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALOT) has declined 1.05% since February 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.18% the S&P500. AAPL's profit will be $13.80B for 16.01 P/E if the $2.72 EPS becomes a reality. Pacific Crest maintained it with "Overweight" rating and $127 target in Monday, March 7 report.

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  • 8-year-old Cape Coral girl found safe, Amber Alert canceled
8-year-old Cape Coral girl found safe, Amber Alert canceled

The Eufaula Police Department says it has received an arrest warrant for a second person connected to the recovery of a missing Florida girl who was the focus of an Amber Alert. "She is around 4'3" tall and weighs around 80 pounds. Odierna was reportedly last seen wearing a blue polo shirt, khaki skort and black shoes. "Jennifer Odierna is 5'9"...

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  • Medical marijuana laws do not boost recreational use among teens
Medical marijuana laws do not boost recreational use among teens

Since medical marijuana first became legal in California in 1996, it's been legalized across almost three-fifths of the United States. "The topic is important to study because regular use of marijuana in teens is associated with many long-term problems, including reduced neurodevelopment, IQ, educational and occupational achievements", Debor...

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  • NRA chief slams gun control advocates
NRA chief slams gun control advocates

LaPierre also accused Democrats like Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., of not working with conservatives and activists enough to address mental health as a concern and to put such checks into the database system to prevent unsafe people from getting access to guns.

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  • Brrr...The
Brrr...The "Beast from the East" has arrived in Surrey and Hampshire

The coldest air is projected to affect eastern Europe and Scandinavia, where temperature departures from average could reach almost 40 degrees Fahrenheit below average for this time of year. The cold temperatures will begin to set in over the weekend, getting colder as the week goes on. "However as the winds coming our way get colder, the tempe...

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  • Trump tweets call to strengthen background checks
Trump tweets call to strengthen background checks

Such devices enable a rifle to shoot hundreds of rounds a minute. " More than half of the counties do not go through drills because they want to spend their resources on something else", Abt said . He also referenced Australia's move to control gun ownership after its own school shooting in 1996. "If he's not old enough to buy a beer, he should...

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  • Indictment shows Russian election meddling real news
Indictment shows Russian election meddling real news

Taking to Twitter, Trump said that the meddling occurred while Obama was in office and asked why his predecessor didn't intervene. It's no secret that Trump hasn't been happy with Attorney General Jeff Sessions since he recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation.

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  • Rick Gates Pleads Guilty And Begins Cooperating With Mueller's Russia Investigation
Rick Gates Pleads Guilty And Begins Cooperating With Mueller's Russia Investigation

A former senior adviser to President Donald Trump's election campaign pleaded guilty Friday to federal conspiracy and false-statements charges, switching from defendant to cooperating witness in the special counsel's probe of Trump's campaign and Russia's election interference.

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  • Crews Search For Missing Plane With 4 People On Board
Crews Search For Missing Plane With 4 People On Board

On Thursday morning, the plane took off again en route to Albuquerque. Kaupp said he became anxious when he was unable to reach his father, Bill Kaupp, by phone at 5 p.m., by which time the plane should have landed in Albuquerque. Air Force Rescue Co-ordination Center to report the plane as missing. Air and ground crews from the Civil Air Patro...

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  • One civilian martyred in Indian forces' firing along LoC
One civilian martyred in Indian forces' firing along LoC

At the time of firing, he was carrying out routine work at a crush plant at Poonch river bank. A school girl who was inside the targeted van described the scenes saying the children were frightened when Indian forces across the border opened fire at their van.

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  • Storm Team 11 Forecast: Record Heat possible for Friday - Showers this weekend
Storm Team 11 Forecast: Record Heat possible for Friday - Showers this weekend

The first round comes Thursday morning with the transition to mainly rain coming by lunchtime depending on temperatures. Wind: S 5-10 miles per hour. Highs will be in the low 20s this afternoon . Tuesday: Sunny with a high near 52 degrees and a low of 38 degrees. Light snow, freezing rain, and sleet move in later Thursday and will last int...

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  • Theresa May Proposes Blurring Her Brexit Red Line on ECJ
Theresa May Proposes Blurring Her Brexit Red Line on ECJ

Immigration Minister Caroline Nokes said the Government is committed to controlled and sustainable migration. Offering little insight into how or whether the rifts that have hobbled talks to unravel more than 40 years of union had been healed, her office said her team had spoken for eight hours on subjects ranging from the vehicle sector to digit...

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  • Angry Birds Developer Rovio Loses Half Its Market Value in a Day
Angry Birds Developer Rovio Loses Half Its Market Value in a Day

Rovio enjoyed tremendous growth after releasing its original " Angry Birds " in 2009. However, as the profit warning wiped off half its market value, leaving it worth about US$500 million, management chose to break its silent period again and convene an ad hoc conference call.

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  • Claire Foy & Stephen Campbell Moore Split - Months After His Brain Surgery
Claire Foy & Stephen Campbell Moore Split - Months After His Brain Surgery

Actress, Claire Foy has split from her husband Stephen Campbell Moore after nearly four years of marriage. The "Crown" actress has announced she and her 40-year-old actor husband - with whom she has two-year-old daughter Ivy Rose - have made a decision to call an end to their marriage after nearly four years.

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  • 'Vegetarian' dinner planned for Ivanka Trump in South Korea
'Vegetarian' dinner planned for Ivanka Trump in South Korea

It emerged this week Pence was supposed to meet North Korean officials during his time in South Korea , but the meeting was called off by Pyongyang at the last minute. South Korea's liberal media has spoken of an "Olympic spirit" smoothing talks with the North, as has the liberal administration of President Moon Jae-in.

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  • Settlement reached with Takata over defective airbags
Settlement reached with Takata over defective airbags

The South Carolina Attorney General's Office, which led the pursuit of the claims, will receive about $139,000 to cover its litigation costs, according to a report by The Associated Press. The defect involves use by the manufacturer of phase-stabilized ammonium nitrate to inflate the air bags on deployment. The recall announced by the National Hi...

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