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State eliminated from tournament after loss to Loyola State eliminated from tournament after loss to Loyola
- March 26, 2018

Kansas State has held all three of its opponents, including Kentucky, below 60 points. Kansas State will play Loyola-Chicago at 5:09 p.m. Saturday, March 24. Minutes later, Loyola would get their largest lead of the night at 61-38 with 9:40 remaining behind a layup from freshman guard Lucas Williamson. That's what went down over the course of 80 minutes of basketball in the South Region semifinals at Philips Arena, when a few IL connections came together to create quite a story leading up ... (more...)
Trump signs government spending bill after last-minute threat to veto Trump signs government spending bill after last-minute threat to veto
- March 26, 2018

He even gets the Russian president on the phone to finally go on the offensive, calling him a "tiny, bald fascist". "We feel good", Sen. Donald Trump stepped up to the podium on Friday and had to walk a fine line. "In 1790, in George Washington's first annual address to Congress, he stated: 'To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving the peace, '" Mattis said. (more...)
Guccifer 2.0 Unmasked as Russian Spy Guccifer 2.0 Unmasked as Russian Spy
- March 26, 2018

The Daily Beast recently learned that Guccifer 2 .0 was in fact an officer of the GRU, Russia's military intelligence directorate. "But the attribution of Guccifer 2 .0 as an officer of Russia's largest foreign intelligence agency would cross the Kremlin threshold - and move the investigation closer to Trump himself", according to the Daily Beast report. (more...)
Coalition forces intercept, destroy seven missiles fired toward Saudi Arabia Coalition forces intercept, destroy seven missiles fired toward Saudi Arabia
- March 26, 2018

The Saudi air force has intercepted a missile over the northeastern part of the capital Riyadh, Saudi state television reports. Yemen's Shiite rebels fired a barrage of ballistic missiles targeting Saudi Arabia late Sunday on the third anniversary of a kingdom-led war in Yemen, with fragments of one missile over Riyadh killing one person and wounding two. (more...)
Encounters in Uttar Pradesh leave two criminals dead Encounters in Uttar Pradesh leave two criminals dead
- March 26, 2018

During the encounter, one of our personnel also got injured & is being treated in a hospital. The encounters took place in Saharanpur , Ghaziabad, Gautam Buddha Nagar and Muzaffarnagar districts, DIG (law and order) Praveen Kumar said. "Encounters are not planned". Commenting on the Noida encounter, the DGP headquarters said that while investigating the spot, the police officials recovered heavy arms and ammunition from the criminal. (more...)
More Anti-LGBTQ Talk from Ben Carson shows discriminatory stance More Anti-LGBTQ Talk from Ben Carson shows discriminatory stance
- March 26, 2018

So we did not delay it. Brown was one of only six Democrats to confirm Carson as Secretary and said that he was already having regrets about his vote. The news comes weeks after People For the American Way filed suit against HUD and the Justice Department to force the agencies to release documents about reported actions they have taken to remove materials concerning LGBTQ people from their websites. (more...)
Oz junks work visa plan used largely by Indians Oz junks work visa plan used largely by Indians
- March 26, 2018

The 457 visa was introduced in the 1990s to quicken the entry of business professionals and highly skilled migrants but over time it was opened up for a broad category of workers. There will now be two types of TSS: Short-term stream and Medium-term stream. TOI's review of the occupation lists for IT workers shows that computer network and system engineers, and software engineers are on the MLTSSL list, but software testers and hardware technicians fall in the STSOL list, eligible only for a ... (more...)
Saudis say 1 killed by missile attack from Yemen
- March 26, 2018

The Houthi-run SABA news agency in Yemen reported that it had fired multiple missiles into Saudi Arabia. Fragments of some of the destroyed missiles landed on residential neighborhoods, according to preliminary sources of information. More than 10,000 people have been killed in Yemen since March 2015, when the Riyadh-led coalition of Sunni Muslim Arab states launched a military campaign to reinstate the ousted Saudi-backed president Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi back to power. (more...)
Firefighter Dies After Fire Breaks Out On Set Of Bruce Willis Film Firefighter Dies After Fire Breaks Out On Set Of Bruce Willis Film
- March 26, 2018

Somehow, while backing out of that building, firefighter Davidson was separated from the rest of the unit. Background actor Ambroise Ironfence said the movie crew wasn't using any open fire during the shoot and the building's power wasn't on. (more...)
Former senator urges gun protesters to learn CPR instead Former senator urges gun protesters to learn CPR instead
- March 26, 2018

CNN commentator & former Pennsylvania GOP Sen. Santorum added that while he's "proud" of the teenage activists who organized Saturday's protests, their energy would be better spent tackling the problem at the individual level. Santorum's comments came a day after hundreds of thousands of people, including high school students from around the country, protested at the March For Our Lives in Washington and at satellite marches around the country. (more...)
IS claims attack on Shia mosque in Afghanistan IS claims attack on Shia mosque in Afghanistan
- March 26, 2018

Two suicide bombers attempted to enter the Nabi Akram mosque in Police District 7 on Sunday, but were pushed back by security guards. However the police stopped the attack, but one assailant detonated himself in front of the mosque while the other was shot dead. (more...)
Russian Federation attacks 'poisoned' Boris Johnson over comparison with Hitler Russian Federation attacks 'poisoned' Boris Johnson over comparison with Hitler
- March 26, 2018

The ministry's spokeswoman Maria Zakharova added on Facebook: "It's scary to remember that this person represents the political leadership of a nuclear power". "I think it is up to the Russians to give us an undertaking that they will be safe", he said. This has worsen relation between the two countries. Austin described Putin as a KGB thug who had enriched himself. (more...)
Campbell Soup (NYSE:CPB) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Shows Campbell Soup (NYSE:CPB) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Shows
- March 26, 2018

Shorting a stock can be very risky if the price doesn't decline like planned and, in fact, increases. About 2.13M shares traded or 31.19% up from the average. On Tuesday, January 16 the stock rating was upgraded by Citigroup to "Buy". President Donald Trump's move to impose tariffs on $50-$60 billion of Chinese imports sent US stock prices tumbling Thursday. (more...)
Winter storm hits portions of Chicago area Saturday Winter storm hits portions of Chicago area Saturday
- March 26, 2018

Any accumulations should mainly be on grassy surfaces and auto tops. It feels more like winter with highs only landing in the upper 40s Friday , Saturday and Sunday . According to Environment Canada, Estevan received 8.8 centimetres of snow, or about 3 1/2 inches, during the storm that struck on Friday morning and afternoon. (more...)
UK: Investigators allowed to search Cambridge Analytica
- March 26, 2018

The digital forensics firm Stroz Friedberg, which is leading Facebook's investigation into the data breach, was also at Cambridge Analytica's offices on Monday night, before the ICO. Facebook's boss Mark Zuckerberg said it was a mistake to rely on CA to delete tens of millions of Facebook users' data, as he apologised for the "major breach of trust". (more...)
Former Mets star Howard Johnson hit in face by liner Former Mets star Howard Johnson hit in face by liner
- March 26, 2018

Johnson was released from the hospital after the examination. The former big league slugger was injured Saturday during the spring training game between Texas and Cleveland. The ball was hit by Erik Gonzalez of the Indians, and play was stopped for about 10 minutes while medical personnel treated Johnson. Nicknamed "HoJo", the third baseman/shortstop played 14 seasons in Major League Baseball, spending nine of those years with the New York Mets . (more...)
Donald Trump unafraid of China trade war: Steve Mnuchin Donald Trump unafraid of China trade war: Steve Mnuchin
- March 26, 2018

Speaking on " Fox News Sunday ", Mnuchin said unless a deal is reached with China, Trump will implement the tariffs targeting sectors in which Washington says Beijing has stolen American technology. And now we are executing on the third part of our plan. Xinhua says Liu and Mnuchin agreed to stay in communication on the issue. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 400 points last week on Trump's order to impose the tariffs on China for purportedly intellectual property violations and ... (more...)
Trump signs executive memo targeting China on trade Trump signs executive memo targeting China on trade
- March 26, 2018

During the consultation, if Washington D.C. and Beijing can not reach a solution, then the former may request the establishment of a WTO dispute settlement panel to review the matter. trade and business relations. Amazon could find itself having to pay 1% or 2% more for products made in China to sell to its massive shopping audience, said Daniel Ives, chief strategy officer and head of technology research at GBH Insights. (more...)
Houston Rockets make franchise history in win vs. Pelicans Houston Rockets make franchise history in win vs. Pelicans
- March 26, 2018

I'm kind of happy. Eric Gordon added 19 points for the Rockets on a night Chris Paul missed his second straight game because of a sore left hamstring. 76ERS 120, TIMBERWOLVES 108 Ben Simmons had a triple-double, Joel Embiid dazzled while getting the better of Karl-Anthony Towns, and the Philadelphia 76ers inched closer to their first playoff berth in six years with a victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves. (more...)
Man and two children dead in house fire Man and two children dead in house fire
- March 26, 2018

Gregory Lee Siler, 65, of Burlington, was pronounced dead after being taken to the hospital, according to a Burlington police press release. "To do what they did was courageous", police officer Ronald Reynolds said. "It was quite loud because we are so close". As is normal protocol, the fire is being treated as suspicious until it is deemed otherwise. They are accused of breaking into a home in Launceston on Sunday and setting the bathroom on fire, causing about $25,000 in damage. (more...)

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