• Upstate NY native Mark Bridges wins an Oscar...and a jet ski
Upstate NY native Mark Bridges wins an Oscar...and a jet ski

Bridges' speech rang in at just 36 seconds, and as a result he took home not only a golden statue, but also a $18,000 jet ski and a free stay at the Days Inn on Lake Havasu in Arizona. The green 2018 Kawasaki Ultra 310LX , which costs nearly $18,000, was accompanied by none other than Helen Mirren , who showed off the jet ski in the style of Wh...

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  • Bittersweet Tasmanian election win for Liberals' Will Hodgman
Bittersweet Tasmanian election win for Liberals' Will Hodgman

Changes proposed by the Liberals were not publically announced, but were instead sent in letter to Tasmania's gun lobby. The proposed policy changes include doubling license periods to ten years, extending ownership of Category C firearms, including pump-action and rapid-fire shotguns, to a wider number of sporting shooters.

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  • Atlanta rolls back $38mn Delta tax benefit over NRA fall-out
Atlanta rolls back $38mn Delta tax benefit over NRA fall-out

March 3 (ANI): The Delta Air Lines on Friday refused to take sides in the debate over gun control reform regarding its decision to no longer offer discounts to National Rifle Association members. Cagle wrote: "We can not continue to allow large companies to treat conservatives differently than other customers". The legislative flight played out...

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  • Four die, 20 hurt in building collapse after explosion in Poland
Four die, 20 hurt in building collapse after explosion in Poland

Investigators are nearly 100 per cent certain that the explosion in the apartment building was on objective and meant to cover the murder of a woman, PAP reported, citing a source in the authorities. Polish news agency PAP reported on Monday that investigators were nearly 100 per cent certain that explosives might have been used to cover up the t...

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  • Actor Sam Rockwell wins his first Oscar for 'Three Billboards…'
Actor Sam Rockwell wins his first Oscar for 'Three Billboards…'

Upon accepting his award, Rockwell praised his cast and crew and jokingly thanked "anyone who's ever looked at a billboard ". Best Actor in a Leading Role nominees: Daniel Day-Lewis ( Phantom Thread ), Gary Oldman ( Darkest Hour ), Daniel Kaluuya ( Get Out ), Denzel Washington ( Roman J.

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  • Oklahoma is nation's 4th-worst state for women
Oklahoma is nation's 4th-worst state for women

WalletHub measure this through factors like median earnings, unemployment rates, and the share of women-owned businesses. We have no choice but to leave it to women to confirm whether a report from WalletHub out today is correct: Minnesota is the best state for women.

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  • Islamic State Releases Video of a Deadly Attack on US Soldiers
Islamic State Releases Video of a Deadly Attack on US Soldiers

At least five Nigerien troops were killed along with four U.S. soldiers in the attack. French air support arrived two hours after the ambush started, but US troops didn't call for air support until one hour after the attack, possibly due to communications issues.

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  • Cooper Tire & Rubber (CTB) Getting Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Accern Reports
Cooper Tire & Rubber (CTB) Getting Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Accern Reports

The stock has a market capitalization of $1,648.40, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.23 and a beta of 0.38. The stock increased 1.14% or $1.57 during the last trading session, reaching $139.06. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating, six have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rat...

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  • Italy to hold parliamentary elections on Sunday
Italy to hold parliamentary elections on Sunday

The Interior Ministry has reported 74 percent of more than 46 million people to have granted their vote, marking a minor decline compared to 75 percent voters in 2013 elections. The former prime minister is calling for major tax cuts and tighter immigration controls. The higher the spread, the lower the confidence of global markets and investors.

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  • Obama did nothing about Russian meddling, says Trump
Obama did nothing about Russian meddling, says Trump

The FBI was monitoring Trump associate Carter Page for a short time as a possible link between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. And you call Obama's actions of trying to protect America "bigger than Watergate!" Trump however has consistently questioned the FBI and Justice Department's investigations into his campaign and has decried...

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  • China to increase 2018 defence budget by 8.1%
China to increase 2018 defence budget by 8.1%

The figure released in a report Monday to the ceremonial National People's Congress is an increase from past year, when finance ministry officials told the Associated Press the budget was rising 7 percent to 1.044 trillion yuan ($151 billion).

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  • BJP ally in Tripura demands separate state for tribals
BJP ally in Tripura demands separate state for tribals

Following the BJP's landslide victory in the just-concluded Tripura Assembly polls, a BJP-IPFT cabinet is likely to be sworn in on Thursday (08th March). It is the victory of the Modi Government's achievements at the Centre and the strategies and election management of Shah, and hard work of party workers, he said.

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  • BJP unleashes '80:20' counter to weaken Cong's charges on PNB scam
BJP unleashes '80:20' counter to weaken Cong's charges on PNB scam

By March 2014, before UPA demitted office, the amount went up to Rs 52.15 lakh crore. These "stressed assets" have now risen to 82%, all from advances on NPAs under the UPA government. Prasad attacke the Congress at a time when multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud, involving celebrity jeweller Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi , has hi...

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  • 2 young children killed, several others injured by driver in Brooklyn
2 young children killed, several others injured by driver in Brooklyn

Police officers told CBS that they're checking to see if the driver was under the influence while operating the vehicle. The mother of the girl was one of the three people hit by the vehicle and she is alive, the New York Police Department said.

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  • Houston's Richard Carranza named NYC Schools Chancellor
Houston's Richard Carranza named NYC Schools Chancellor

When it came to Carranza's brief time in Houston , de Blasio pointed out Carranza's efforts to reopen schools two weeks after Hurricane Harvey. The Mayor also praised Carranza's support for LGBTQ and transgender students. He will earn the same base salary that he made in Houston , $345,000. Carranza served as the head of the the largest school ...

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  • They dedicated a song at the Oscars to the Parkland shooting victims
They dedicated a song at the Oscars to the Parkland shooting victims

The musicians were performing "Stand Up for Something" from Marshall , the film about the nation's first black Supreme Court justice, Thurgood Marshall . Later in the performance, the musician also referred to the National Football League players who have spent the past two seasons kneeling to protest racial injustice and police violence.

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  • Mind it! Rajini says can give MGR-style governance
Mind it! Rajini says can give MGR-style governance

In a politically-charged speech, the superstar said that he believes he would be able to provide a good governance of MGR. # 8: 40 PM: Nobody can become another MGR. "I am 67 years now, since you are not doing your duty I am stepping in", he further added. According to political pundits, a huge crowd has gathered both outside and inside the M...

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  • New report suggests Trump personally coordinated $130000 payment to adult film star
New report suggests Trump personally coordinated $130000 payment to adult film star

Michael Cohen paid Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford , $130,000 as part of a nondisclosure agreement that ensured she would not speak about an alleged 2006 affair with Trump . In response to the latest report, Cohen simply replied to the News Corp-owned Wall Street Journal with two words: "Fake News". He also said he wasn't reim...

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  • Steele Says Russia Blocked Trump from Choosing Romney as Sec of State
Steele Says Russia Blocked Trump from Choosing Romney as Sec of State

Former British intelligence officer Christopher Steele reportedly wrote a separate memo in November 2016 that cited a "senior Russian official" who claimed the Kremlin believed it had managed to influence Trump to favor a more Russia-friendly choice who could help lift sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, according to a Monday report from The Ne...

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  • Trump's DACA deadline just passed. What's next?
Trump's DACA deadline just passed. What's next?

One month later, on February 13, a second federal judge issued a nationwide injunction blocking the Trump administration from ending DACA. "Although the SCOTUS announcement will allow current and previous DACA recipients to renew, thousands of young people will face a gap in protections since they weren't able to renew until now and there conti...

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  • 'Ex-Russian spy' critically ill after suspected exposure to unknown substance
'Ex-Russian spy' critically ill after suspected exposure to unknown substance

The swap took place on the tarmac of Vienna airport where a Russian and a USA jet parked side by side before the agents were exchanged. A former Russian spy is critically ill after being exposed to an unknown substance in western England, British media reported Monday.

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  • PM speech on housing to set out changes to planning rules
PM speech on housing to set out changes to planning rules

LGA issued a statement on Porter's behalf, noting that in the a year ago councils and their communities had granted almost twice as many planning permissions 0 321,000 - as the number of new homes that were completed - 183,000. May also promised "local communities will be put at the heart of the planning process by seeing to it that all areas have ...

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  • Sunjuwan terror attack mastermind gunned down in Kashmir valley
Sunjuwan terror attack mastermind gunned down in Kashmir valley

Indian security forces launched an operation following the attack and three militants were killed in the retaliation. Besides Sunjuwan, Waqas was involved in the terror attacks perpetrated in Lethpora, Pulwama district police lines and the BSF camp at Srinagar airport a year ago, the J&K DGP said.

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  • Bradley Wiggins under scrutiny for possible drug use
Bradley Wiggins under scrutiny for possible drug use

Former track cycling Olympic Champion Victoria Pendleton says her heart sank when she read the Parliamentary report this morning into doping in sport . Wiggins added: "This is malicious". According to the report, there was no evidence of medical need in the use of these drugs. " I strongly refute the claim that any drug was used without medica...

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  • Utica College Locked Down After 'Credible Threat'
Utica College Locked Down After 'Credible Threat'

Utica College in central NY sent messages on social media late Monday morning asking students to shelter in place. UPDATE (12:44 p.m.): From Utica College officials: "There is no confirmation of any shots fired on campus, and there are no injuries reported".

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