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Putin appeals to 'love of fatherland' to get Russians to polls

Putin appeals to 'love of fatherland' to get Russians to polls

They gathered widespread examples of apparent voting violations in Sunday's vote , but it's unlikely to seriously damage Putin given his widespread support. "There's only one person who is always president in our country". Given the lack of real competition in the presidential race, authorities struggled against voter apathy, putting many of Russia's almost 111 million voters under intense pressure to cast ballots. Consulte Mais Informação

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Business users get their paws on Watson

Business users get their paws on Watson

IBM IS BRINGING its Watson artificial intelligence (AI) tech to cars, homes and more as it looks to challenge Google, Apple and Amazon with its own voice-controlled assistant. "IBM Watson Data Kits can help bridge that gap by providing the machine-readable, pre-trained data companies require to accelerate AI development and lead to a faster time to insight and value. Consulte Mais Informação

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Statue vandalism continues, another Periyar effigy attacked in Tamil Nadu

Statue vandalism continues, another Periyar effigy attacked in Tamil Nadu

The Lenin statue was razed in Tripura. "Rath Yatra should not affect the communal harmony of the state", superstar Rajinikanth said. "People are behind me", he added. A large contingent of police has been deployed in the area to prevent any untoward incident. In retaliation, seven members of extremist left-wing student organisation were arrested for allegedly vandalising and blackening Jansangh founder Shyama Prasad Mookerjee's marble bust in Kolkata's Keoratola crematorium ground on March 7. Consulte Mais Informação

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Vestavia Hills City Schools to close early

Vestavia Hills City Schools to close early

The Jefferson and Shelby county school systems both made a decision to dismiss students at 12:30 p.m., as well as cancel after-school activities. Elementary schools will close at 12:35 p.m., with Central closing at 12:45 p.m. For Jefferson and Shelby counties, the enhanced risk should end by midnight, the weather service said. The City of Chelsea has designated the Chelsea Community Center as a community storm shelter. Consulte Mais Informação

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No new China tariffs

No new China tariffs

The European Union, Canada and South Korea, three of our closest geopolitical allies, provide nearly 50 percent of US imports. "The US-China Business Council believes that tariffs will do more harm than good in bringing about an improvement in intellectual property protection for American companies in China ", said John Frisbie, president of the U.S. Consulte Mais Informação

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"Saio daqui triste", diz Lula, alvo de ato no RS

Estou aqui na fronteira, poderia dar um pulinho ali no Uruguai, mas não vou. E sabe por que?! "Porque estou tranquilo com minha inocência e são eles que terão que sair do país um dia". Em cartazes e gritos de "Lula, ladrão", os ruralistas fizeram referência à condenação judicial que pode acarretar na prisão do ex-presidente. "Não é um movimento partidário, é um movimento contra a corrupção, contra ele estar realizando um discurso em uma universidade", comentou, salientando o fato de Lula estar ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump legal team gives document to Mueller

Trump legal team gives document to Mueller

The move comes as Mueller has been pushing for a face-to-face interview with the president, who is a subject of scrutiny in several threads of the Russian Federation investigation. Mueller and his team should be able to do their job", said AshLee Strong, spokeswoman for House Speaker Paul Ryan. Two bipartisan Senate bills introduced last summer, when Trump first started criticizing Mueller's probe, would make it harder to fire a special counsel by requiring a judicial review. Consulte Mais Informação

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Gerald Stanley to appear in court on gun charges

Gerald Stanley to appear in court on gun charges

Stanley testified that as he reached in to grab the vehicle keys from the ignition, the gun went off and Boushie was killed by a single gunshot to the head. Stanley was charged by RCMP in November 2016 with two counts of the unsafe storage of firearms. Earlier this month the head of the Ministry of Justice's public prosecutions office announced there is no legal basis to appeal the jury's decision. Consulte Mais Informação

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Israel moves to destroy Jerusalem attacker's home

Israel moves to destroy Jerusalem attacker's home

Police on Tuesday arrested eight Palestinian residents of Jerusalem's Old City on suspicion that they witnessed Sunday's fatal stabbing of an Israeli by a Palestinian terrorist and did nothing to intervene. Israeli police said an Israeli man has died of his wounds after a Palestinian attacker stabbed him in Jerusalem's Old City. Bani lived in the village of Aqraba near Nablus and had a one-week permit that had allowed him to enter Israel to look for work. Consulte Mais Informação

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Green revolution makes safe water accessible, says United Nations water report

Green revolution makes safe water accessible, says United Nations water report

The UN's annual World Water Development Report 2018 has highlighted the need to use nature to combat the challenges of a growing population and climate change. "This is a major task all of us need to accomplish together responsibly so as to avoid water related conflicts", said the UNESCO DG. Green solutions, from vegetated walls and rooftop gardens, also have great potential to capture and filter water in urban areas. Consulte Mais Informação

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