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Severe weather is moving into South Mississippi. Will it wash out Easter?

Severe weather is moving into South Mississippi. Will it wash out Easter?

Thousands of people have been left without power after severe storms moved through the area overnight. We are now under a flash flood watch until Thursday afternoon, and a tornado watch until 9:00 this evening. By midday, showers and thunderstorms will begin to move into far northwest Georgia clouds begin to drift over the metro area. The cold front will stall out just to our west, so the heavier rain will hold off for the timing being.


Sensex skids 206 points; ends FY18 with 11.30 per cent gains

Sensex skids 206 points; ends FY18 with 11.30 per cent gains

On Wednesday, the Dow settled 9.29 points, or 0.04 per cent, lower at 23,848. The Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) fell by 62.85 points or 0.62 per cent to provisionally close at 10,121.30 points (at 3.30 p.m.). Meanwhile, foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) bought shares worth a net of Rs 1,063.12 crore, while DIIs made purchases to the tune of Rs 2,172.91 crore yesterday, provisional data showed.


Lawmaker Says Rumor Swirling That Ryan Will Resign; Speaker's Aide Says Otherwise

Lawmaker Says Rumor Swirling That Ryan Will Resign; Speaker's Aide Says Otherwise

A statement on the protest from a spokesperson at House Speaker Paul Ryan's office says, "The speaker respects those expressing their views". Amodei is not particularly close to the speaker, who has a small inner circle of advisers and who makes decisions about his political future with an even smaller round of confidants and family.


ICE Deports US Military Vet Who Served Two Tours In Afghanistan

ICE Deports US Military Vet Who Served Two Tours In Afghanistan

Perez was convicted on drug charges in 2010. "I am appalled that Secretary [Kirstjen] Nielsen did not respond to my personal appeal asking merely that she review Miguel's case and decide for herself whether deporting this courageous combat Veteran was a good use of DHS' limited resources", she continued.


IDF Targets Gaza Following Infiltration by Group of Four Palestinian Attackers

IDF Targets Gaza Following Infiltration by Group of Four Palestinian Attackers

The annual " Land Day " protest is set to begin on March 30, a symbolic day in which six Arab citizens of Israel were killed by Israeli forces during demonstrations in 1976 over Israeli land confiscations. It says it is investigating the incident. This year, Land Day coincides with the beginning of the Jewish holiday of Pesach, and Israel has been significantly ramping up security measures beforehand.


Ola, Uber in merger talks; Softbank brokering deal

Ola, Uber in merger talks; Softbank brokering deal

Citing sources a report in the Business Standard stated, "Talks have been on between the senior executives of both the firms ( Uber and Ola )". "We will be more focused on organic growth in the markets we are operating in", he added. "The market is much bigger and they (Uber) do not have the same profitability issues that they faced in Southeast Asia". It also has its own digital wallet called Ola Money and offers services such as Prime Play - an in-car entertainment platform for longer ...