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Wes: A good chance of showers for Sunday morning

Early forecasts predict that, following Easter weekend, "unsettled weather" is headed our way. Temperatures remain much cooler Sunday and Monday , with some areas struggling to top 60° both Sunday and Monday afternoons. In Sioux Falls, rain this evening will change to freezing rain at times late Sunday night . "Right now it looks like dry after Monday ", Schneider said. [Full Article...]

Scott Kingery: Signs extension; makes Opening Day roster

Scott Kingery: Signs extension; makes Opening Day roster Kingery went into Sunday's exhibition game against Baltimore hitting .392 with a team-high 20 hits in as many games. Coming off a 66-96 record and last-place finish in the NL East, the Phillies have been aggressive going into this season. [Full Article...]

UIDAI refutes report of Aadhaar database breach

UIDAI refutes report of Aadhaar database breach The nodal Aadhaar agency accused the so-called ethical hackers of making unsubstantiated claims. But the Unique Identification Authority of India ( UIDAI ), which runs the Aadhaar programme, said "there is no truth in this story " and that they were "contemplating legal action against ZDNet ". [Full Article...]

Korea Gets Temporary Exemption from Trump's Steel Tariffs

Korea Gets Temporary Exemption from Trump's Steel Tariffs We're getting very close to it. "It will encompass, if it goes through, both the 232s and broader trade issues", Ross said, referring to section 232 of the 1962 Trade Expansion Act. Seoul officials and many analysts have pointed to macroeconomic factors behind the imbalance and highlighted the USA surplus in services trade. In return, South Korea said it would improve access for US automakers u... [Full Article...]

Apple might debut low-priced iPad with updated Pencil at Chicago event

Apple might debut low-priced iPad with updated Pencil at Chicago event Foldable smartphones are clearly the next big thing - while Samsung's foldable Galaxy X is going to launch in "a few years", latest reports claim Apple is going to release a foldable iPhone in just two years. Nomura analysts Anne Lee and Jeffery Kvaal followed that note this week with their own, saying iPhone X demand " is flagging " because of the hefty price tag. [Full Article...]

Aadhaar data safe, says Alphons

Aadhaar data safe, says Alphons The Union Minister of State for Electronics and IT, and Tourism had recently courted controversy when he said that Indian citizens shouldn't have a problem giving fingerprints or iris scans to the UIDAI especially since many don't mind stripping to get a USA visa. [Full Article...]

Israeli sentencing of Ahed Tamimi symbolises conflict

Israeli sentencing of Ahed Tamimi symbolises conflict Tamimi has since become "a cause célèbre " in the Middle East with protesters and human rights organisations demanding her release, the Times of Israel reports . Tamimi's angry altercation with an Israeli soldier outside her West Bank home made her a worldwide symbol of resistance against Israeli occupation and oppresion but quickly got her jailed without bail. [Full Article...]

Not afraid of trade war but this is not our objective

Not afraid of trade war but this is not our objective The United States asked China in a letter last week to cut the tariff on USA autos, buy more US -made semiconductors and give US firms greater access to the Chinese financial sector, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing unnamed sources. [Full Article...]

North American markets plunge as Trump moves to impose China tariffs

North American markets plunge as Trump moves to impose China tariffs A former Chinese finance minister said at the China Development Forum in Beijing that the commerce ministry's response so far had been relatively weak. provides to China", said Scott Kennedy, an expert on China's economic policy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington. "The first shot in the largest trade war of the 21st century was sacked by the U.S". [Full Article...]

Smith, Warner to stand down for rest of Test

Smith, Warner to stand down for rest of Test The call for Smith to go is universal. Cameron Bancroft was 22 not out with David Warner on 25. Although the captain and vice-captain have stepped down for the rest of the Newlands Test, it is simply a gesture, not a punishment . I can't believe the leadership group have got a young kid playing in his eighth test match to do this."TIM PAINE, Australia stand-in captain " It's been (a) fright... [Full Article...]

Southern Wis. in debris path of falling Chinese space station

Southern Wis. in debris path of falling Chinese space station In its announcement , FHR says it's also been contracted by the European Space Agency to monitor Tiangong-1's rotation. It's been hard to pinpoint exactly when this event will occur, but now, it seems likely that it'll drop out of the sky at some point between March 30 and April 2 , which just happens to be Good Friday through Easter weekend. [Full Article...]

French hero cop who swapped himself for hostages dies

French hero cop who swapped himself for hostages dies Col. Arnaud Beltrame was killed in an incident with yet another Islamic gunman, offering himself as a hostage and then dying in the ensuing shootout . A small-time drug-dealer, his rap sheet included convictions for carrying a banned weapon and for drug use. "Saying that he was ready to die for Syria, he demanded the liberation of 'brothers, ' before firing on a customer and an employee of the... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthis' missiles over Riyadh

Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthis' missiles over Riyadh In November a year ago, the Saudi air defense shot down a ballistic missile fired by Houthis at Riyadh worldwide airport. Another attack on December 19 targeted Riyadh's Yamamah palace, the official residence of King Salman. Al Masirah , a Houthi-run satellite news channel, identified some of the missiles fired as the Burkan, or Volcano, missile. The Saudi-owned Al Arabiya satellite news chann... [Full Article...]

Rocket Man: Flat Earther Blasts Off, Crash-Lands in Twitter Mockery

Rocket Man: Flat Earther Blasts Off, Crash-Lands in Twitter Mockery The launch in the desert town - about 200 miles (321.85 kilometers) east of Los Angeles - was originally scheduled in November. Previously Mike Hughes had to cancel his launches as a result of issues with Bureau of Land Management. Mike Hughes believes that the earth is not round but flat, in reality. 'Do I know for sure? No. "That's why I want to go up in space" he said, standing atop an ob... [Full Article...]

House passes massive $1.3 trillion spending bill

House passes massive $1.3 trillion spending bill Earlier on Wednesday, the White House indicated Trump would support the measure, potentially ending a prolonged debate over spending priorities for the fiscal year that began last October 1. The project would remain eligible for funding, however, and a Schumer aide said the project was likely to win well more than half of the $900 million sought for Gateway this year under rules governing variou... [Full Article...]

Sacramento shooting: How police opened fire on unarmed black man with cellphone

Sacramento shooting: How police opened fire on unarmed black man with cellphone No arrests were made. After the game, Kings owner Vivek Ranadive addressed the small crowd from center court, surrounded by Sacramento's players and coaches. He also questioned why an arriving backup officer had the two original officers turn off the microphones on their body cameras , eliminating what he called "important evidence". [Full Article...]

Obama shares parenting tips with New Zealand PM

Obama shares parenting tips with New Zealand PM Mr Obama has been in New Zealand visiting Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and former leader John Key. "When I say that companies need women on boards it's not for charity - those companies run better: President Barack Obama", a tweet from Sydney councillor Christine Forster said from the dinner. [Full Article...]

India observes Ram Navami with festive fervor

India observes Ram Navami with festive fervor At least 20 shops were gutted in fire and more than seven persons got injuries after a communal clash broke out in town area of Aurangabad district after stone pelting took place on a Ram Navami procession at Nawadih area. Another BJP leader Locket Chatterjee was also seen holding a trident while leading a rally in Birbhum. "In Kolkata alone there would be five or six major rallies". [Full Article...]

Trump threatens to veto newly passed spending bill

Trump threatens to veto newly passed spending bill Friday morning, Trump said the absence of border wall funding and the fact that the bill did not address the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program could lead to him shooting down the bill. "I will never sign a bill like this again", he said, adding that he backed the plan as "a matter of national security". The Great Lakes initiative, which has funded more than 3,500 projects, is ... [Full Article...]

Turkish forces neutralise 12 terrorists in Iraq

Turkish forces neutralise 12 terrorists in Iraq Earlier in March, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Ankara and Baghdad plan to carry out a joint military operation against PKK members in the northern parts of Iraq. Binali Yildirim said the airspace would be open to commercial and civilian flights to and from the city of Irbil but flights to the city of Suleymaniyah would not be permitted. [Full Article...]


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