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People Florida moves closer to year-round Daylight Saving Time
Author: 0 Florida moves closer to year-round Daylight Saving Time

The Senate voted 33-2 to give final approval to a measure ( HB 1013 ) meant to eventually keep Florida on daylight-saving time throughout the year. Sen. In fact, in the early days of Daylight Saving Time, farmers were the most outspoken group against the practice, saying that it could disrupt farming practices.

People Child marriages decline, significant drop in India figures
Author: 0 Child marriages decline, significant drop in India figures

The risk of a girl marrying before she turned 18 fell from almost 50% to 30% in the region. The global burden of child marriage has now shifted to sub-Saharan Africa; about one in three of the world's most recently married girls are from the region.

People Not walking away, U.S. expresses willingness to address concerns of Pakistan
Author: 0 Not walking away, U.S. expresses willingness to address concerns of Pakistan

We have a series of high-level exchanges", said Ms Wells, indicating that the foreign secretary's visit will lead to more talks with Pakistan , both in Washington and Islamabad. "We believe that Pakistan can certainly help facilitate talks and take actions that will put pressure on and encourage the Taliban to move forward towards a politically negotiated settlement", Wells said.

People Girl dangles unconscious from California ski lift
Author: 0 Girl dangles unconscious from California ski lift

The 5-year-old girl, named Sara, was taking a ski lesson at the resort with her sister. "I turned back and [saw] Sara dangling from the chairlift and she was there and she was just dangling and I couldn't do anything about it". "We've talked to the parents; the mother was a couple of chairs up on the chairlift when it happened", Reeser said. Before her mother made it back down, ski patrol had arrived with a tarp, and Sara was dropped safely into it.

Author: 0 Turkey Commits to Setting Up Camps for 170000 Syrians in Idlib

Manning said air strikes by the US-led coalition fighting Daesh had not been affected, and that the SDF continues to hold territory taken back from the militant group. Aksoy was quoted by the state-run Anadolu news agency as saying a Turkish delegation would discuss Syria with the U.S.at a commission meeting in Washington on Thursday and Friday.

People House bill 4145 heads to House of Delegates, Senate
Author: 0 House bill 4145 heads to House of Delegates, Senate

Ellis said "hopes aren't plans" and wanted to go to her constituents with a concrete proposal for how to address education funding. With the signing of the bill, teachers plan to head back to their classrooms after nearly two weeks of rallies, pickets and chants ricocheting off the marble walls of the Capitol, which they also filled to capacity Monday.

People Indonesian villagers kill endangered Sumatran tiger, thought to be a shape-shifter
Author: 0 Indonesian villagers kill endangered Sumatran tiger, thought to be a shape-shifter

According to the blog, superstitious villagers in the island nation tend to believe many stories about shape-shifters with supernatural powers that can turn into not only tigers but also cats, panthers, dogs and crocodiles. Nasution added that villagers were aware of the animal's endangered status but feared that a shapeshifter had taken over its body and was lurking in their village.

People China kicks off annual parliamentary session, military budget rises
Author: 0 China kicks off annual parliamentary session, military budget rises

The premier pledged that foreign and domestic banks will be placed on equal footing in terms of market access, and that foreign investment will be welcomed in bank card settlement services and the insurance business. FDI into China in January only rose 0.3 percent from a year earlier after declining 9.2 percent the previous month. On the horizon, as China lays out its financial ambitions, is a potential trade war brewing with the USA, as the Trump administration pursues its policy of ...

People White House may address Trump's tariff plan
Author: 0 White House may address Trump's tariff plan

The escalating row comes as Canada, Mexico and the United States renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) that has linked their economies since 1994, and which Trump has called the worst deal his country has ever signed.

People Trump Administration Reverses Itself on Policy That Briefly Made President Seem Humane
Author: 0 Trump Administration Reverses Itself on Policy That Briefly Made President Seem Humane

A letter put out by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service last week stated that elephant imports would now be considered on a "case by case" basis. In a memo, the agency's principal deputy director announced, "The service intends to grant permits to import a sport-hunted trophy on a case-by-case basis pursuant to its authorities under the ESA [Endangered Species Act] and CITES [the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora]".

People Former Trump campaign aide reverses course
Author: 0 Former Trump campaign aide reverses course

He said the reason he wasn't going to the grand jury was because what Mueller's team asked for is "ridiculous". "They want me in there for grand jury on Friday", Nunberg told Bloomberg News. The Daily Caller News Foundation was told that Mueller's investigators, led by Justice Department attorney Aaron Zelinsky, centered on four main topics: Trump deals related to Trump Tower in Moscow, Trump's 2013 trip to Moscow for the Miss Universe pageant, dealings with Mafia figures, and ...

People Police Officers Shot in Clinton, Missouri
Author: 0 Police Officers Shot in Clinton, Missouri

Update: The suspect involved in the officer involved shooting in Clinton was located deceased inside of the residence. Update 12:30 p.m. The Missouri State Highway Patrol confirmed that one Clinton officer had died. Now, once again, Clinton officers will face the terrible task of burying one of their own. Henry County Sheriff Kent Oberkrom told KMBC 9 that seven blocks around the residence had been cordoned off.

People US Attorney General in Sacramento Wednesday for sanctuary announcement
Author: 0 US Attorney General in Sacramento Wednesday for sanctuary announcement

United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions will make a "major sanctuary jurisdiction announcement" Wednesday in Sacramento, though details are not available. Still, the agents have detained several hundred undocumented immigrants in sweeps in both Northern and Southern California since the beginning of the year.

People International Women's Day 2018: Significance, theme and all you need to know
Author: 0 International Women's Day 2018: Significance, theme and all you need to know

Women's Day 2018Various events, panel discussion, and celebration are held to mark the day. The day includes rallies, performances, networking events and marches that take place all over the world. United Nations played a major role in changing the legacy and giving new status to women. In Italy, women are given yellow mimosas by men. Acknowledging women and their contribution to the world, society and organizations, many other privileged offers for women customers during the ...

People Kansas man admits murder of Indian tech worker in sports bar
Author: 0 Kansas man admits murder of Indian tech worker in sports bar

Adam Purinton entered his guilty plea in Johnson County District Court to premeditated first-degree murder in the death of 32-year-old Srinivas Kuchibhotla, an aviation systems engineer and programs manager at GPS maker Garmin. When he caught up to Purinton, Grillot became a the third victim. The suspect left the bar and drove away, according to Grillot. He was arrested hour later at a restaurant in Clinton, Missouri, 112 km away from Olathe.

People Australia and East Timor end dispute over gas and oil
Author: 0 Australia and East Timor end dispute over gas and oil

East Timor, one of the world's most impoverished nations, will reap between 70 to 80 per cent of the revenue from the Greater Sunrise fields under the agreement. Mr Pereira said the negotiations between the nations were "tough". "The conclusion of this treaty clarifies the rights and responsibilities of Timor Leste and Australia with regard to the resources and activities that fall within our respective sovereign territories".

People New video emerges of life inside Turpin family home
Author: 0 New video emerges of life inside Turpin family home

The clips also give some insight into the conditions inside the home, with one showing a huge pile of clothes in the corner of a room and dirt smeared on the door. The children range in age from 2 to 29. "They're starting from very elementary stuff", Spiegel said, but have "progressed very, very well". According to CBS News , they are facing 12 counts of torture, seven counts of abuse of a dependent adult, six counts of child abuse or neglect and 12 counts of false imprisonment.

People Japanese volcano erupts, dozens of flights grounded
Author: 0 Japanese volcano erupts, dozens of flights grounded

About 80 flights in and out of nearby Kagoshima airport were cancelled. Japanese broadcaster NHK, showed footage of grey smoke and ash billowing into the sky, while orange lava rose to the mouth of the crater. They also told locals to be extremely wary of fast moving currents of superheated gas and volcanic debris that races down the slopes at high speeds, incinerating or vaporizing everything in their path.

People Swedish leader warns tariffs 'will hurt us all,' as Trump doubles down
Author: 0 Swedish leader warns tariffs 'will hurt us all,' as Trump doubles down

Trump credited "very, very strong" sanctions and the "big help" of China for North Korea's offer to enter into talks. "Nobody got that. I think they're honest because of the sanctions". Trump was responding to a question from a Swedish journalist about what her country could learn from the American experience in 2016. Trump commented Tuesday on Twitter after the South Korean government announced that North Korea has agreed to halt tests of nuclear weapons and missiles if it holds talks ...

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