Early voting shows Democratic turnout up 80 percent in Grayson County

In the 2014 primary, only 22,569 voted early and by mail. Prior to the primary, Democratic strategists and pundits suggested that a turnout of somewhere between 500,000 and 1 million would be good sign for Texas Democrats in November's general el... More..

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China to increase 2018 defense budget by 8.1pc
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

China to increase 2018 defense budget by 8.1pc

Sources previously told Reuters that China will maintain its growth target at "around 6.5 percent". Li stressed that China would focus on building strong naval and air defences, bolstered by the infusion ...More..

China's defense spending to accelerate in 2018
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

China's defense spending to accelerate in 2018

China on Sunday announced an 8.1 percent increase of its defence expenditure for 2018 amounting to $175 billion, which is over three times higher than India's defence budget. Natixis speculates that the promise...More..

Lawsuit filed against Uber for massive data breach
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Lawsuit filed against Uber for massive data breach

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro is suing Uber for failing to disclose within a reasonable time that the company had suffered a data breach that affected 600,000 drivers globally. Since the breach w...More..

China allays fears over Belt and Road, says don't 'misinterpret'
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

China allays fears over Belt and Road, says don't 'misinterpret'

China has no desire to overturn the existing global order and its increasingly powerful military does not constitute a threat to others, Chinese Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs and National People's Congress (...More..

Sohn: Hail, hail to Donald Trump's top advisers
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Sohn: Hail, hail to Donald Trump's top advisers

So far, however, the White House has not turned over such information, according to the committee official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity. The plan will raise funds for Trump's reelection bid, the...More..

Kangana and Rajkumar to join hands again for Mental Hai Kya
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Kangana and Rajkumar to join hands again for Mental Hai Kya

The National Award winning actors will be seen together after four years; they featured together in Vikas Bahl's 2014 slice-of-life film Queen , which went on to become a career-defining film for Ranaut and ca...More..

Euroskeptic parties surge in Italy election, but no majority
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Euroskeptic parties surge in Italy election, but no majority

Founded in 2009 by comedian Beppe Grillo, who denounced cronyism in Italian politics, Five Star is now led by Luigi Di Maio , 31. Former White House adviser Steve Bannon - the man who helped Trump ride a pop...More..

At Least 5 Killed As Both Coasts Weather Major Winter Storms
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

At Least 5 Killed As Both Coasts Weather Major Winter Storms

A major nor'easter slammed the East Coast on Friday from Georgia to ME, bringing heavy snow, damaging winds and severe flooding along the coasts, but forecasters said rain and snow was expected to slowly co...More..

Trump suggests Canada, Mexico could win metals tariff exemption
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Trump suggests Canada, Mexico could win metals tariff exemption

While Trump has talked tough on trade since taking office in January 2017, he has little to show so far from his aggressive rhetoric. "We also don't see a chance for fine tuning, exceptions, carve outs, o...More..

Trump management evicted from hotel following court verdict in Panama
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Trump management evicted from hotel following court verdict in Panama

If he does, this would be the fourth Trump-branded hotel to lose the name since Trump won the 2016 election, following hotels in Rio de Janeiro, Toronto and lower Manhattan. Trump officials denounced Fintiklis'...More..

Democrats press for gun votes as Trump tacks back toward the NRA
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Democrats press for gun votes as Trump tacks back toward the NRA

GOP-affiliated groups-including the National Republican Congressional Committee, the House GOP's campaign arm; the Congressional Leadership Fund, a super PAC aligned with House Speaker Paul Ryan; the Republ...More..

by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

China to boost military spending by 8 percent

The budget increase, a figure that is closely watched around the world for clues to China's strategic intentions, comes as economic growth has picked up, expanded 6.9 percent past year, the first acceleration i...More..

by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Lifelong terms not our policy: China

The Communist Party announced the planned amendment February 25, in a surprising break with succession practices set up after Mao Zedong's fraught tenure. While the proposal to end fixed-term presidencies w...More..

Student dies from self-inflicted gunshot wound, school canceled in Washington Co., MO
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Student dies from self-inflicted gunshot wound, school canceled in Washington Co., MO

Jacobsen said there is no extended danger to any other students. "In an effort to give students a platform for voicing their feelings and concerns, we have asked principals at the middle and high school lev...More..

by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Brexit: Dublin casts doubt on UK's latest NI border plan

In a speech aimed at answering critics who have accused the United Kingdom government of failing to grasp the tough realities of Brexit, May said Britain wanted "the broadest and deepest possible agreem...More..

Mississippi's Thad Cochran Resigning from Senate in April
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Mississippi's Thad Cochran Resigning from Senate in April

A special election will then be held on November 6, meaning that both of Mississippi's U.S. Senate seats will be up for election in 2018. The retirement will allow Republican Governor Phil Bryant to name a temp...More..

Trump International ordered golf course markers with presidential seal
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Trump International ordered golf course markers with presidential seal

The Trump Organization placed orders for dozens of metal golf tee markers with the presidential seal - although federal law prohibits misuse of the official seal. Violations of that law can be punishable by up ...More..

Storm Brings Coastal Flooding, Strong Winds and Heavy Rain to East Coast
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Storm Brings Coastal Flooding, Strong Winds and Heavy Rain to East Coast

Elsewhere heavy rain could lead to flooding. Travel was disrupted all up and down the east coast. The colder weather is preceded by a strong nor'easter which will bring a variety of weather conditions to all ...More..

Porsche could build flying taxis, says sales chief
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Porsche could build flying taxis, says sales chief

Today, Porsche sports cars. News that apparently has been confirmed by the auto manufacturer and a sales director from Porsche saying that he wouldn't be surprised. "Flying would take only three and a half minu...More..

President Trump slams Obama for not acting on Russian Federation meddling
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

President Trump slams Obama for not acting on Russian Federation meddling

Unprecedented. Bigger than Watergate! President Trump himself cited the FBI's harsh treatment of Clinton as a reason to fire then-FBI Director James Comey. "Plus, Obama did NOTHING about Russian meddling", Mr...More..

IS Releases Video of Deadly Ambush in Niger
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

IS Releases Video of Deadly Ambush in Niger

Rob Manning told reporters Monday. When asked why the Pentagon can not authenticate this particular video, Manning did not answer directly. Four U.S. The video surfaces at a complicated moment for the Penta...More..

Michigan State University students greeting Richard Spencer with protests
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Michigan State University students greeting Richard Spencer with protests

Armored police vehicles and officers wearing riot gear were present and promptly broke up the brawls before handcuffing half a dozen of the participants, the outlet reported. Police contacted both parties and f...More..

by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Thomas Partey Features As Atletico Madrid Suffer Defeat At Leaders Barcelona

But instead, it is Barca with one hand on the La Liga title after Messi's sensational free-kick earned them a deserved 1-0 victory at the Camp Nou. What should have been a showdown for the title failed to l...More..

Aid groups report 80 harm cases in wake of Oxfam scandal
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Aid groups report 80 harm cases in wake of Oxfam scandal

The commission, which normally receives reports of 50 serious incidents a week across all United Kingdom charities, said it had seen that number rise to 100, with the increase relating specifically to safeguard...More..

NDPP, NPF both claim to form Govt in Nagaland
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

NDPP, NPF both claim to form Govt in Nagaland

Even in Meghalaya it didn't get enough numbers to form government. "We, in our draft resolution, have said we don't want any understanding with the Congress ". Left Front's 25 years rule in Tripura was end...More..

Passenger stripped naked, watched porn and attacked stewardess on flight
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Passenger stripped naked, watched porn and attacked stewardess on flight

Malindo Air , the airline with which the incident occurred, confirmed via a representative on its Facebook page that it was aware a "disruptive passenger" had been on board the flight. When he was resisted, h...More..

Daycare workers charged with giving melatonin-laced gummy bears to toddlers
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Daycare workers charged with giving melatonin-laced gummy bears to toddlers

Three employees of a Chicago-area daycare center are facing charges after police say they gave toddlers melatonin gummies to calm them down for nap time. The three women charged were 32-year-old Kristen Laulett...More..

Sam Rockwell wins 2018 Oscar for 'Best Supporting Actor' Special
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Sam Rockwell wins 2018 Oscar for 'Best Supporting Actor' Special

THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI is a darkly comedic drama from Oscarwinning director Martin McDonagh . He also thanked his costars, the "formidable" Frances McDormand and "fantastic" Woody Harrel...More..

Tripura: BJP ally seeks separate tribal state
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Tripura: BJP ally seeks separate tribal state

A BJP leader admitted the dearth of "experienced legislators" in the party. However, the BJP leader said a final decision on the next Chief Minister of Tripura would be taken by the BJP Parliamentary Board, w...More..

Two Children Killed in Brooklyn After Being Hit by auto
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Two Children Killed in Brooklyn After Being Hit by auto

The boy is said to have been in the stroller while the little girl was walking with her mother. A 2-year-old and 4-year-old were killed. The scene of a fatal crash at Ninth Street and Fifth Avenue in Par...More..

Louis superintendent New York City schools job
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Louis superintendent New York City schools job

Carranza, the current superintendent of the Houston Independent School District, was named to the post . "In everything he's done, he's been devoted to children and he's been a change agent in his work", d...More..

Michael Cohen's Bank Reported Stormy Daniels Payment To Treasury Dept.
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Michael Cohen's Bank Reported Stormy Daniels Payment To Treasury Dept.

The money was received on October 27, 2016, 12 days before the presidential election, another person familiar with the matter said . Campaign finance experts were already suspicious of the payment when it wa...More..

Proposal to end DACA will not affect Monday deadline
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Proposal to end DACA will not affect Monday deadline

On Feb. 26, the Supreme Court rejected the administration's request, meaning that the legal fight over DACA will first have to go before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, based in Califo...More..

Man and woman in critical condition after substance alert
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Man and woman in critical condition after substance alert

Police in southwest England say two people are in critical condition and are being treated "for suspected exposure to an unknown substance". UK's national broadcaster, the BBC, is naming the man, who is in hi...More..