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World News

Dutch suspect in Utrecht tram shooting to face terrorism charge

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Dutch prosecutors say they will charge the main suspect in a deadly tram shooting with offenses including multiple murder or manslaughter with a terrorist intent.

NBC NEWS - 2019-03-21 11:37:00

Indonesia's Lion Air starts work on $1 billion IPO: Bloomberg

(Reuters) - Indonesian carrier Lion Air has started working on $1 billion domestic initial public offering (IPO), Bloomberg reported on Thursday citing sources, as it seeks to move past the crash in October last year that killed 189 people on board.

REUTERS - 2019-03-21 04:43:58

Trump ramps up trade war, saying US will keep tariffs on China for a 'substantial period'

Trump suggested that trade tariffs would continue for a "substantial period" to ensure that China kept its terms of the agreement. Trade war talks are set to resume in Beijing next week.

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2019-03-21 09:00:33

Bus driver in Italy abducts 51 children, sets vehicle on fire

MILAN — A bus driver in northern Italy abducted 51 children and their school chaperones Wednesday, threatening the hostages' lives for 40 minutes and setting the bus on fire at a Carabinieri blockade.

NBC NEWS - 2019-03-21 10:23:00

Norwegian crown surges as central bank signals rates to rise again

LONDON (Reuters) - Norway’s crown surged on Thursday after the central bank raised interest rates and signaled more tightening would come as the domestic economy strengthened.

REUTERS - 2019-03-21 10:19:04
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Politics News

ECB attacks EU goverments for denying it oversight of euro clearing

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank has launched a rare attack on EU governments for failing to give it ultimate oversight of clearing houses processing trillions of euros worth of securities.

REUTERS - 2019-03-21 11:27:56

Special Report: Forgotten victims - The children of Islamic State

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The hallways of the Rusafa Central Criminal Court in Baghdad teemed with anxious toddlers on the days their mothers were on trial. Then they vanished again, into the women’s prison, where they have lived for the past year and a half. They sleep on thin mattresses in crowded cells

REUTERS - 2019-03-21 11:24:33

Solar and wind firms call the 'Green New Deal’ too extreme

WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. solar and wind power companies may have the most to gain from the Green New Deal, an ambitious proposal backed by several Democratic presidential candidates to end U.S. fossil fuel consumption within a decade.

REUTERS - 2019-03-21 11:12:47

Trump's attacks on McCain exacerbate tensions with Senate GOP

President Trump ’s disparaging attack on the late Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) is upsetting Senate Republicans who see the repeated insults on a former war hero and pillar of the Senate as unnecessary and corrosive.

THE HILL - 2019-03-21 10:00:00

Let the British parliament find a softer Brexit option, lawmaker tells PM May

LONDON (Reuters) - The British parliament should be given the opportunity to find an alternative way to leave the European Union and lawmakers would support a Norway-style post-Brexit relationship, Conservative lawmaker Oliver Letwin said on Thursday.

REUTERS - 2019-03-21 08:01:54
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Business News

4 Most Effective Methods For Promoting Your Blog Posts

So you’ve just written and published a great blog post. It offers value to your readers, it’s super detailed and it has an awesome headline. But…people aren’t flocking to see it yet. Maybe you shared it on your social channels. Maybe you even paid for a couple of ads to get more traction. But still

FORBES - 2019-03-21 11:35:00

UK shoppers keep on spending as Brexit approaches

LONDON (Reuters) - British retailers racked up surprisingly strong sales last month, reinforcing how spending by consumers is a bright spot for the economy ahead of Brexit. Retail sales grew by an annual 4.0 percent in February, the top end of a range of forecasts by economists in a Reuters poll, an

REUTERS - 2019-03-21 11:03:57

Tencent warns of slower game launches after posting biggest ever profit drop

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Tencent Holdings reported its sharpest ever quarterly profit decline on Thursday, hit by China’s regulatory review of new games and one-off charges, and warned of slower video game launches due to a prolonged approval process.

REUTERS - 2019-03-21 10:44:30

Free session to offer tips for Loudoun County, Va., home buyers and sellers

Information sessions for first-time home buyers can be a reliable source of advice and insight into a complex transaction. Homeowner seminars are less common. Loudoun County, Va., real estate agent Yvonne Holland of Pearson Smith Realty will combine information for both homeowners and first-time buy

WASHINGTON POST - 2019-03-21 09:30:00

Exclusive: KKR raising first Asia real estate fund, targeting $1.5 billion - sources

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Global investment powerhouse KKR & Co Inc is raising its first Asia-focused real estate fund, targeting $1.5 billion as it looks to deepen its real estate portfolio in the region, said people with knowledge of the matter.

REUTERS - 2019-03-21 08:04:04
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Technology News

4 Most Effective Methods For Promoting Your Blog Posts

So you’ve just written and published a great blog post. It offers value to your readers, it’s super detailed and it has an awesome headline. But…people aren’t flocking to see it yet. Maybe you shared it on your social channels. Maybe you even paid for a couple of ads to get more traction. But still

FORBES - 2019-03-21 11:35:00

First-Gen AirPods vs AirPods 2: What’s The Difference? And Should You Upgrade?

Apple's second-generation AirPods, aptly named AirPods 2, is finally here. It comes with a handful of improvements over the first iteration — some notable, some not really. Here's a breakdown of the two models, and whether users should upgrade.

TECH TIMES - 2019-03-21 11:30:00

Researchers Built an "Online Lie Detector." Honestly, That Could Be a Problem

In last month's issue of the journal Computers in Human Behavior, Florida State University and Stanford researchers proposed a system that uses automated algorithms to separate truths and lies, what they refer to as the first step towards "an online polygraph system—or a prototype detection system f

WIRED - 2019-03-21 11:00:00

After Google, Walmart is reportedly building a game streaming service

USgamer reports that retail giant Walmart is working on a game streaming service, hopping on the now-heavily-burdened bandwagon that includes Google, Nvidia, Microsoft, Amazon, and Sony.

THE NEXT WEB - 2019-03-21 10:38:17

Disney bolsters Lucasfilm Games for a bright Star Wars future [Updated]

[Update 5pm] Lucasfilm got in touch with us to let us know the job postings that raised this speculation were to beef up an internal team that assists game developers with licensed IP. It’s not so much a “mysterious project” as it is all the upcoming Star Wars stuff we already know about, such as Re

THE NEXT WEB - 2019-03-20 15:51:38
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Entertainment News

‎Entertainment‏ Briefs

Have news you wish to include in Entertainment Briefs? Email the details to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Local poet John Sibley Williams will lead a poetry workshop starting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, at the West Linn Library, 1595 Bu

PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP - 2019-03-21 07:00:00

Southeast Michigan ‎entertainment‏ March 22-28

• Drawing in the Galleries and Drop-In Workshop-Art Pins: 6-9 p.m. March 22, noon-4 p.m. March 23-24, Detroit Institute of Arts, 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit, 313-833-4005, detroitartistsmarket.org.

DAILY TRIBUNE - 2019-03-20 20:00:00

Next for proposed Schaumburg ‎entertainment‏ district : Seek a developer

Schaumburg trustees' endorsement Tuesday of a master plan for a proposed entertainment district on the east side of Meacham Road between the I-90 tollway and Algonquin Road is hoped to lead to finding a developer for the project by year's end.

DAILY HERALD - 2019-03-20 09:33:00

Company considering opening a family ‎entertainment‏ center in Boones Creek

BOONES CREEK, Tenn. (WJHL) - A Tri-Cities company is considering opening a family entertainment center in the Boones Creek community. Face Amusement plans to ask the Washington County Commission to rezone the property its corporate office sits on so the company can possibly build an entertainment ce

WJHL.COM - 2019-03-20 03:13:00

Future home of relocating Alamo-area ‎entertainment‏ businesses still undecided

SAN ANTONIO - As the Alamo Master Plan rounds into form, another issue is gaining traction - the future home of the relocating businesses across the street from the shrine. Tourists continue to flock to the Alamo and surrounding businesses this week as Spring Breakers from around the country enjoy S

KTXS.COM - 2019-03-19 21:05:36
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Sports News

Fairmont State adds wrestling as 17th sport

FAIRMONT – For the first time in more than 30 years, Fairmont State University will offer wrestling as part of its intercollegiate athletics program beginning in the fall of 2019.

TIMES WEST VIRGINIAN - 2019-03-21 05:45:00

Sport Aviation Village ready to take off

Three companies are preparing to land in the DeLand Sport Aviation Village, a year-round commerce park on 40 acres on the east side of DeLand Municipal Airport. Three more tenants could be landing in quick succession behind them.

THE DELAND-DELTONA BEACON - 2019-03-20 21:57:00

Tommy hilfiger launches new tommy sport line

Tommy Hilfiger has launched Tommy Sport for men and women, a new apparel line that fuses the brand’s classic American cool DNA with best-in-class athletic designs. With comfort at its core, sports wardrobe essentials integrate compression technology, water-repellent fabrics, moisture wicking and str

MR-MAG.COM - 2019-03-20 15:30:17

Sport Ireland demand FAI loan answers

Sport Ireland have demanded answers from the FAI over the €100,000 loan to the association from CEO John Delaney. The FAI admitted last weekend that it has received a €100,000 loan from Delaney in April 2017 to ease cash flow problems. The transaction was not mentioned in the audited accounts for 20

HERALD.IE - 2019-03-20 02:30:00

Creating a club sport

Starting a club sport requires active engagement between its members and administration in order to produce a successful program. Creating a club sport on campus begins by meeting with the Office for Student Engagement. After discussing the club’s purpose and other details, a new student organizatio

LIONSROARNEWS.COM - 2019-03-19 14:41:04
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Health News

SSMH Auxillary offers ‎health‏ care scholarships

The Soldiers + Sailors Memorial Hospital Auxiliary is now accepting applications for two $1,000 scholarships to students in Tioga County. Eligible students include high school seniors, non-traditional, GED, home school, undergraduate, and graduate students. Recipients must be pursuing a post-seconda

WELLSBORO GAZETTE - 2019-03-21 05:30:00

SUNY Plattsburgh study examines perceptions of ‎health‏

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX) What does health mean to you? A new health study from SUNY Plattsburgh is trying to answer that question. "The idea is if we can understand how people are thinking about their health, how people are taking care of their body, we can begin to understand what makes people heal

WCAX - 2019-03-20 22:20:00

Education proposed for ‎health‏ curriculum

As Miami-Dade County Public Schools students prepare for spring break, a school board member is working on a policy to protect students against the dangers of human trafficking. Last Wednesday, District 4 school board member Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall proposed an action that will explore the feasib

MIAMITIMESONLINE.COM - 2019-03-20 16:56:00

Your ‎Health‏ : It 's a guy thing -- men 's ‎health‏ screenings by age

You may not want to act your age, but it’s important to be screened like it. As men age, their health needs change, and the screenings that a 20-something requires aren’t the same as someone who is 40+.

SHAWNEEMISSIONPOST.COM - 2019-03-20 15:00:34

Recognize Montana 's ‎health‏ threats

I appreciate Speaker Greg Hertz’s goals of establishing a positive relationship with the Democratic minority and a rapid resolution of K-12 funding. Cooperation prior to transmittal should portend the same for the session’s remainder.

MISSOULIAN - 2019-03-20 13:15:00
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