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Sri Lanka to declare Emergency after communal clashes Sri Lanka to declare Emergency after communal clashes
- March 06, 2018

A police officer told Xinhua news agency that the curfew would remain in place till 6 p.m. "The suspects have been arrested and the law will take its course", it said. Rauff Hakeem, a senior Muslim minister in president Maithripala Sirisena's administration, said the attacks bore the hallmark of good coordination and only targeted Muslim-owned properties. (more...)
Manchester City agree tour deal with Barclays Manchester City agree tour deal with Barclays
- March 06, 2018

They are virtually through to the quarter-finals of the Champions League after a 4-0 win over Swiss side Basel in the first leg of their last 16 encounter last month. "The most important thing is it's in our hands but as I've said many times, we are nearly in the quarter-finals and we have nearly won the Premier League ". (more...)
Bomb explodes under police officer's vehicle in Northern Ireland
- March 06, 2018

Despite reports that it may have been an attack on the PSNI, the female driver - who escaped injury - was confirmed as not being a serving police officer or civilian PSNI staff. The Police Service of Northern Ireland say the incident is still ongoing. But her party colleague, Ian Paisley MP, later said: "Reports suggest this was a major malfunction of the vehicle and not terrorist related". (more...)
This gymnast is 1st man to accuse Larry Nassar of abuse This gymnast is 1st man to accuse Larry Nassar of abuse
- March 06, 2018

In a press conference with his lawyer Monday, Moore said that he chose to come forward after he saw the bravery and strength of the other victims, including his sister. But he knew that the acupuncture in his genital area was not helpful. Both Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics are being sued over Nassar's employment, and both the university president and the entire board of USA Gymnastics have resigned. (more...)
Texans not interested in signing players who kneel: agents Texans not interested in signing players who kneel: agents
- March 06, 2018

The report states that it's not a directive from within the organization, but there is an understanding of which players Houston should pursue in free agency. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, who also demands that players stand for the anthem, tried to help McNair by saying McNair wasn't referring to players . (more...)
Sri Lanka declares emergency to quell anti-Muslim riots Sri Lanka declares emergency to quell anti-Muslim riots
- March 06, 2018

On Tuesday morning, the body of a 24-year-old man was pulled from one of the houses set on fire the previous day. The largely cordial relationship between the two communities has been strained in recent years with Buddhist monks and hard-line Sinhala groups accusing Muslims of expansionism and of trying to undermine the majority community. (more...)
Air India to overfly Saudi Arabia to reach Israel, says Netanyahu Air India to overfly Saudi Arabia to reach Israel, says Netanyahu
- March 06, 2018

A spokesman for the airline, Air India, denied the claims stressing they had not received any confirmation and had only submitted a request for a flight along that route . Air India used to operate directs flights to Israel from Delhi until mid-1990s and Mumbai until early 2000. The competition from Air India is likely to bite into El Al's profits unless Saudi Arabia is willing to extend the same privilege to the Israeli carrier as well. (more...)
Mo Salah Deserving of Player of the Year Award Says Jurgen Klopp Mo Salah Deserving of Player of the Year Award Says Jurgen Klopp
- March 06, 2018

Reds manager Jurgen Klopp has insisted that he is not taking the tie for granted and will make only two-three changes to his starting eleven for the game. If Porto can progress to the next round, it will be a first. The Portuguese giants fell to a 5-0 defeat at home and are all but out of the competition. (more...)
Cowboys will use franchise tag on Lawrence Cowboys will use franchise tag on Lawrence
- March 06, 2018

By using the franchise tag, the Cowboys can either negotiate a long-term deal with Lawrence or have him play on a one-year tender. This officially means the top pass rusher that was initially set to hit the market is off of the board for the Colts but it was best to not get hopes up because a talent like Lawrence at his age simply doesn't hit the market anymore. (more...)
Neymar Leaves Hospital To Spend 1st Phase Of Recovery Post Surgery
- March 06, 2018

Having lost the first leg of their Round of 16 game against Real Madrid early last month, PSG have one game to save Emery's job, but he will have to do it without Neymar, who went down with an ankle fracture last week. The operation was to fix a cracked fifth metatarsal in his right foot. Lasmar said this past week that the Brazilian national team's medical squad will help Neymar recover "as quickly as possible" although it will take approximately three months. (more...)
Josh Rosen meeting with Browns Friday night, has never been to Cleveland Josh Rosen meeting with Browns Friday night, has never been to Cleveland
- March 06, 2018

And he didn't make it look like it was anything out of the ordinary. A great combine performance could cause general managers to think more creatively, though. "Believe me, I'm not done swinging and missing", he said. "I think so", he said. "It started at the bench press". Added Todd McShay of ESPN.com , "I watched the USC-UCLA game from the sideline and there is a gap between the two QBs right now". (more...)
NFL's Saquon Barkley craze peaks: 'Punch myself in the nuts' NFL's Saquon Barkley craze peaks: 'Punch myself in the nuts'
- March 06, 2018

Reporters crowded around him for his combine-week news conference Thursday. Barkley and Nick Chubb, who also had 29 bench press reps, led all running backs but more impressive than that, they both had more reps than all but five of the 36 offensive linemen at the combine this year. (more...)
Trump says he'll remove tariffs if NAFTA deal can be reworked Trump says he'll remove tariffs if NAFTA deal can be reworked
- March 06, 2018

Trump also calls on Canada to "treat our farmers much better" and Mexico to do "much more " on stopping the flow of illegal drugs into the U.S. "It throws everything into turmoil". It is possible to take an optimistic view of Trump's tweets . A USA official said Friday possible exemptions to the measures would be considered on a case-by-case basis. (more...)
Saul Álvarez tests positive for banned substance Saul Álvarez tests positive for banned substance
- March 06, 2018

Alvarez was training in his native Mexico when the positive test was discovered. Alvarez and his promoter, Golden Boy, have alerted the Nevada State Athletic Commission and Golovkin's camp of the positive test, but claim the trace levels Alvarez tested for are due to contaminated beef he's consumed in Mexico. (more...)
Manchester City Defeat Chelsea 1-0, Strengthen Grip on EPL Top Spot Manchester City Defeat Chelsea 1-0, Strengthen Grip on EPL Top Spot
- March 06, 2018

Unfortunately, that plan turned out to be a miserable failure and they ended up producing just three shots on goal over the course of the 90 minutes. We tried to respect it". Conte will be aware of the points Neville makes and will look to put them right as he approaches a crucial period of games that sees clashes with Crystal Palace, Barcelona , Leicester City and Tottenham to come. (more...)
Eden Hazard criticises Chelsea's defensive tactics in Man City defeat Eden Hazard criticises Chelsea's defensive tactics in Man City defeat
- March 06, 2018

Chelsea FC set up with a largely defensive approach against the Citizens and former Manchester United defender Neville was clearly not impressed with what he saw from the west London side against Guardiola's men. That's a pity", the Belgian global said. Do you think Conte should go in the summer? Guardiola admitted even he has been surprised by the extent of City's dominance this season, but insisted it is to their credit rather than the other contenders falling away. (more...)
Chris Berman left Jemele Hill 'threatening and racially disparaging' voicemail, lawsuit claims Chris Berman left Jemele Hill 'threatening and racially disparaging' voicemail, lawsuit claims
- March 06, 2018

One such incident involves Berman and Hill . "In early 2016, ESPN's "The Undefeated" personality Jemele Hill received a threatening and racially disparaging voicemail from Berman on her ESPN phone line", the lawsuit states. The suit filed Sunday alleges rampant mistreatment of women at ESPN , including accusations that male executives "keep "scorecards" naming female colleagues they are targeting for sex", openly watch porn on their computers and make vulgar comments about women, ... (more...)
Pistons need serious rally to make playoffs Pistons need serious rally to make playoffs
- March 06, 2018

Riley invested heavily in this team primarily based off of that strong finish of a year ago, spending generously on the likes of Dion Waiters, Kelly Olynyk and James Johnson . But the Pistons made it very interesting in the fourth, until the Heat found a little spark. Giving up 131 points to the Los Angeles Lakers was never going to end well for the Miami Heat . (more...)
Richie Gray, John Hardie return to Scotland Six Nations squad Richie Gray, John Hardie return to Scotland Six Nations squad
- March 06, 2018

That was clearly enough to convince Gregor Townsend he was ready for an global recall, the lock one of 10 new faces for their trip to Dublin. Scrum-half George Horne receives a first senior call-up while Magnus Bradbury is recalled. He featured from the start as Edinburgh won away to Ulster and Dragons in February. They all missed Scotland's opening three games of the championship, which have brought victories over France and England at home after defeat in Wales. (more...)
David de Gea 'to sign new £350k-a-week Manchester United deal' David de Gea 'to sign new £350k-a-week Manchester United deal'
- March 05, 2018

De Gea has been a target for Madrid for a number of seasons now. This would make United's crown jewel in defense the best paid goalkeeper in the history of the sport, and the joint-second best paid player in the Premier League , alongside Arsenal's Mesut Ozil. (more...)

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