Daily Archive: March 17, 2017

Mar
17

Brazil to emerge from recession by year end

Ilan Goldfajn expects growth rate of up to 3% in fourth quarter

Mar
17

U.N. Diplomat Behind Report Accusing Israel of Apartheid Quits

The diplomat, Rima Khalaf of Jordan, defended the report in the face of outrage from Israel and the United States.

Mar
17

White House intruder on grounds 16 minutes before arrest: Secret Service

White House intruder on grounds 16 minutes before arrest: Secret ServiceA man who scaled the White House fence last week was on the property’s grounds for 16 minutes before he was detained, the U.S. Secret Service said in a statement on Friday. Jonathan Tran, 26, faces a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison for entering the grounds without permission. “The Secret Service can confirm that at no time did the individual gain entry into the White House,” the statement said.


Mar
17

Police search property where Indiana teens' bodies found

Police search property where Indiana teens' bodies foundDELPHI, Ind. (AP) — Authorities investigating the killings of two northern Indiana teenagers on Friday searched the home and property of a man who owns the remote tract of land where the girls' bodies were found last month.


Mar
17

St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City

St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York CityNew York City’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade turns fashionable Fifth Avenue green in the world’s largest Irish heritage celebration. The 256th edition of New York City’s parade is expected to draw more than 1 million spectators to watch 200,000 spirited marchers, including more than 100 bands. (AP)


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