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Sierra Leone votes for new leader in hope of ending economic crisis

Sierra Leone votes for new leader in hope of ending economic crisis

The election has been joined with a total of 16 registered political parties, with the ruling All Peoples Congress (APC) among them, as well as the main opposition Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP). Arthur Taillu, a retired teacher, said it could prove hard to dislodge the APC government. President Koroma, who came into power in 2007, has been credited for stabilising electricity supply in most parts of the country and infrastructural development, including building of roads and the ...


550 flights cancelled in New Jersey due to nor'easter

550 flights cancelled in New Jersey due to nor'easter

The second winter storm in less than a week struck the northeastern United States on Wednesday (Mar 7), with more than 2,000 flights cancelled as the region braced for heavy snow. Additional cancellations are expected as the storm strengthens throughout the day Wednesday. Twenty-four flights scheduled to take off for NY between 5:45 a.m.


Saudi Arabia, Egypt committed to confront danger of extremism

Saudi Arabia, Egypt committed to confront danger of extremism

But lately, the desert winds seem to be changing , thanks to the rise of the new crown prince, 32-year-old Mohammed bin Salman , who wants to modernize Saudi Arabia and diversify its economy. They gave no details of the potential deals. Meanwhile, May, who visited Saudi Arabia in November, will be keen to capitalize on the Crown Prince's visit to strengthen trade and security ties ahead of Britain's departure from the European Union.


Charlie Cook: Dem 'Wave' Poised to Wipe Out GOP House Majority

Charlie Cook: Dem 'Wave' Poised to Wipe Out GOP House Majority

Even if the polls pick up movement of a few points in these places, it won't be enough to change the victor in districts like that, and all you're left with are fluctuations that don't translate into actual seat flips. Dan Patrick have been highly involved in other primary races this year. "The question is, are Republicans holding back for the actual election day while Democrats are voting early but not turning out on election day?" he said.


Parkland Students Who Survived Shooting Could Get Reprieve From State Exams

Parkland Students Who Survived Shooting Could Get Reprieve From State Exams

State senators Monday voted to exempt students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School from having to take the annual reading, writing and math tests given each spring to most students in the state. Any teacher who does nothing but work in a classroom would not be eligible for the program, but teachers who perform other duties, such as serving as a coach, and other school employees could still participate.