News of the day 2018/03/11, hour 03.

 With little suspense, Xi to secure lifetime presidency

With little suspense, Xi to secure lifetime presidency

 

China's President Xi Jinping, flanked by Premier Li Keqiang and member of the Central Political Bureau Li Zhanshu, at the National People's Congress, where he is all but certain to be handed free rein to rule the country indefinitely


March 11, 2018 - 03:23 GMT
 Universities step up gun violence research even as federal government shies away

Universities step up gun violence research even as federal government shies away

 

Baltimore, Md--3/9/18--Left to right, Daniel W. Webster, ScD, MPH, answers a question as Jon S. Vernick, JD, MPH, Christian Daniel Jones, MD, and Emma Beth McGinty, PhD, MS, listen. Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Healthâ s Center for Gun Policy and Research holds a panel discussion on gun violence. Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun Staff.


March 11, 2018 - 03:22 GMT
 Russia foreign ministry spokeswoman accuses MP of sexual harassment

Russia foreign ministry spokeswoman accuses MP of sexual harassment

 

Russia foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said she had been sexually harassed by senior lawmaker Leonid Slutsky


March 11, 2018 - 03:10 GMT
 Rational yet unpredictable: North Korea's Kim an enigma for US

Rational yet unpredictable: North Korea's Kim an enigma for US

 

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has upended Western views of him with his proposal for a summit with US President Donald Trump


March 11, 2018 - 03:09 GMT
 Amid little scrutiny, US military ramps up in Afghanistan

Amid little scrutiny, US military ramps up in Afghanistan

 

FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2018, file photo, men carry the coffin of a relative who died in the Jan. 27 deadly suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. The deadly explosion caused by a suicide bomber driving an ambulance in the capital. Is Afghanistan really Americas forgotten war? Consider this: At a Senate hearing this week on top U.S. security threats, the word “Afghanistan” was spoken exactly four times, each during introductory remarks. In the ensuing two hours of questions for intelligence agency witnesses, no senator asked about Afghanistan, suggesting little interest in a 17-year war with nearly 15,000 U.S. troops supporting combat against the Taliban. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul, File)


March 11, 2018 - 03:09 GMT
 Baltimore park where Confederate statue once stood is rededicated to Harriet Tubman

Baltimore park where Confederate statue once stood is rededicated to Harriet Tubman

 

Baltimore, MD--3/10/18--A portion of Wyman Park Dell was renamed "Harriet Tubman Grove, " honoring Maryland native Harriet Tubman, an American hero and celebrated "conductor" on the Underground Railroad. The ceremony was held on the 105th anniversary of her death. At left, Council Member for District 14, Mary Pat Clarke addresses a large crowd. At right is Duane "Shorty" Davis, a founding member of Baltimore Bloc displaying a Harriet Tubman t-shirt he's wearing. Algerina Perna/Baltimore Sun Staff.


March 11, 2018 - 03:08 GMT
 Sessions Takes on 'Activist' Judges Slowing Down Trump's Agenda

Sessions Takes on 'Activist' Judges Slowing Down Trump's Agenda

 

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Delivers Speech On Immigration And National Security


March 11, 2018 - 03:08 GMT
 Black Lives Matter Calls NRA a Terrorist Organization

Black Lives Matter Calls NRA a Terrorist Organization

 

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March 11, 2018 - 03:08 GMT
 Florida's new gun law beset by critics across partisan lines

Florida's new gun law beset by critics across partisan lines

 

CORRECTS ID OF WOMAN TO GENA HOYER INSTEAD OF JENNIFER MONTALTO - Florida Gov. Rick Scott signs the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Public Safety Act in the governor's office at the Florida State Capitol in Tallahassee, Fla., Friday, March 9, 2018. Scott is flanked by victims' parents Gena Hoyer, left, Ryan Petty, second from left, Andrew Pollack, right, and his son Hunter Pollack, second from right. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)


March 11, 2018 - 03:08 GMT
 Florida school avoided possible attack, didn't tell parents

Florida school avoided possible attack, didn't tell parents

 

Astronaut High School, Titusville, Florida


March 11, 2018 - 03:07 GMT

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