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Washington opens Pac-12 women's basketball tournament against California Washington opens Pac-12 women's basketball tournament against California
- March 01, 2018

Lang worked closely with many of WSU's roughly 450 student-athletes, but he worked directly with the women's basketball and men's and women's golf programs. But more than anything, the team is ready for what comes next. They've done enough to be in the conversation, but not enough to be guaranteed a spot in the NCAA Tournament. (more...)
Windsor middle school sending encouragement to Parkland, FL school Windsor middle school sending encouragement to Parkland, FL school
- March 01, 2018

How would that play out, exactly? I am a teacher. Like Superman in a phone booth? "But when it came time to get in there and do something he didn't have the courage or something happened". "Anything you fire out of that gun is your responsibility", he said. Mina Radman , a 2010 graduate of the school who is helping to organize the event , now works for a local nonprofit. (more...)
Italy captain Gianluigi Buffon calls for OGC Nice striker Mario Balotelli's return Italy captain Gianluigi Buffon calls for OGC Nice striker Mario Balotelli's return
- March 01, 2018

Italy caretaker head coach Luigi Biagio said he expected the country's record caps-holder Buffon to return next month, when the Azzurri face Argentina in Manchester on March 23 before taking on England at Wembley four days later. "It just excites me when you tell me these names, because I've followed them for 20 years". My first priority is to rekindle enthusiasm and joy around this team. (more...)
Shell Midstream Partners (NYSE:SHLX) Receives Daily News Impact Rating of 0.07
- March 01, 2018

One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating , two have issued a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the company's stock. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Credit Suisse given on Monday, October 26. During the past three months the stock gain -5.57%, however six months performance of the stock remained at -8.04%. The stock of Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN) has "Underperform" rating given on Friday, July 29 by CLSA. (more...)
Two Stowaways Killed Falling From Latam Plane Bound for NY Two Stowaways Killed Falling From Latam Plane Bound for NY
- March 01, 2018

One man died instantly while a second died a few minutes later. Police General Marcelo Tobar told local media that the two men likely got either expelled from the area of the plane they were in or gave up trying to hold on before they fell, according to El Comercio . (more...)
Burgum orders flags flown at half-staff in memory of Billy Graham Burgum orders flags flown at half-staff in memory of Billy Graham
- March 01, 2018

Bush and his wife, Barbara Bush, will not be attending the Reverend Graham's funeral. The young Clinton was so taken with Graham's refusal to bow to pressure from southern segregationists in the 1950s, according to one report, that he started sending part of his allowance to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. (more...)
Iowa governor directs state officials to conduct school safety review Iowa governor directs state officials to conduct school safety review
- March 01, 2018

NY also had dismal rankings for its economy (35th), fiscal stability (28th) quality of life (27th) and opportunity (43rd). By providing its residents with the tools to succeed economically and access to high-quality healthcare, Iowa ranks as the state that best serves its citizens, according to U.S. (more...)
Italian restaurant Prezzo set to axe 100 sites according to reports Italian restaurant Prezzo set to axe 100 sites according to reports
- March 01, 2018

The CVA will be overseen by advisory firm AlixPartner, and is likely to involve negotiations with landlords to try to reduce rents at numerous restaurants that remain. Jamie Oliver, the celebrity chef, is closing a dozen of his restaurants, also through a CVA, in a move that will involve the loss of about 450 jobs. (more...)
NPF goes to ECI against BJP-NDPP NPF goes to ECI against BJP-NDPP
- March 01, 2018

Voting will continue till 4 pm, except in some polling stations of the interior districts where it will end at 3 pm, election office sources said. However, the incumbent Chief Minister T.R.Zeliang voiced confidence that the NPF will retain power in Nagaland. (more...)
Sridevi Was Murdered: Subramanian Swamy Sridevi Was Murdered: Subramanian Swamy
- March 01, 2018

What happened to the CCTV, we have not heard a word about that. Also the report mentioned traces of alcohol in Sridevi's blood. Also, talking to Times Now , Swamy said that Sridevi had a "fetish for health" and she "never touched hard drinks". (more...)
MI quadruple murder suspect dies after shooting himself in Ohio MI quadruple murder suspect dies after shooting himself in Ohio
- March 01, 2018

A second man was found dead not far away. After killing the three people at the gas station, Davis went to a home on Faust in Detroit and killed his cousin, who was shot twice, and fled in a 2007 Nissan Altima, police said. Troopers say he ran from the crash, then shot himself. One of the women shot is the mother of Davis's child. Police launched a manhunt for Davis, describing him as armed and unsafe. (more...)
Starbucks to trial paper cup charge in 25 London stores Starbucks to trial paper cup charge in 25 London stores
- March 01, 2018

Starbucks claims that 48 per cent of participants in a recent survey commissioned by the coffee chain said they would carry a reusable cup . Campaigners welcomed Starbucks' announcement but said that individual coffee chains still need to do more to reduce their plastic footprint. (more...)
Elphinstone Road gets a new foot-over bridge constructed by Indian Army Elphinstone Road gets a new foot-over bridge constructed by Indian Army
- March 01, 2018

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal and Maharashta chief minister Devendra Fadnavis , on Tuesday, boarded a suburban train from Mumbai CST to Elphinstone Road, where they will inaugurate the newly constructed foot-over bridge. Speaking on the occasion, Goyal expressed gratitude to the Indian Army for undertaking the mammoth task and completing it in a record time. Earlier, the Railway Minister had tweeted, "Mumbaikars are grateful to the Army for constructing three foot-overbridges in ... (more...)
Meghalaya Poll Results: Over 15000 people get 'early voter medals' in Meghalaya Meghalaya Poll Results: Over 15000 people get 'early voter medals' in Meghalaya
- March 01, 2018

A total of 18,09,918 electors, including 9,13,701 females, will be eligible to exercise their franchise to decide the fate of 361 candidates - including 32 women - across 3,025 polling stations. "Therefore, we are hopeful of emerging as the single largest party". Meghalaya Governor Ganga Prasad cast his vote is Oakland polling station in North Shillong constituency in the morning. (more...)
Metro Detroit Weather: Even warmer Tuesday Metro Detroit Weather: Even warmer Tuesday
- March 01, 2018

It will be mild today compared to average. It will be a great day to do any outdoor chores. Tonight will be much cooler with lows dropping to 40 in Chattanooga. More clouds on Wednesday . It will also be a chilly day. High temperatures were kept down because of the clouds and rain. Any thunderstorms that develop may have gusty winds and isolated tornadoes. (more...)
20 states challenge constitutionality of Obamacare 20 states challenge constitutionality of Obamacare
- March 01, 2018

Roberts ruled that the mandate - and thus most of the ACA - was constitutional under Congress's taxing powers. The U.S. Supreme Court upheld Obamacare in 2012 on the shaky notion that the law's individual mandate and associated fine for going uninsured was actually a tax, which Congress has the power to lay and collect. (more...)
Relatives protest visit by N Korea general blamed for warship sinking Relatives protest visit by N Korea general blamed for warship sinking
- March 01, 2018

She will attend the closing ceremony with the delegation Sunday evening and return to the U.S. on Monday morning. US President Mike Pence made a concerted effort not to engage with the North Koreans during the opening ceremony February 9. (more...)
Scarface Remake Sees Antoine Fuqua Enter Talks Again Scarface Remake Sees Antoine Fuqua Enter Talks Again
- March 01, 2018

This makes us quite a few jouasses after the awful remake of the 7 Mercenaries that he has laid, and all the more so when one knows that the film that concerns us today could have lost his main actor. However the Deadline article is stating that the release date of August 10, 2018 has been dropped so the supposed calendar conflicts could be non-existent for Fuqua going forward. (more...)
Clueless star Stacey Dash plans run for congress Clueless star Stacey Dash plans run for congress
- March 01, 2018

Nanette Barragan , the Democrat who now holds the district that's been congressionally blue since 2012 . It overwhelmingly voted for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in 2016, 83%-12%. "I wanted to see what my online community thinks of this idea as I mull the possibilities". "OK, then go [to the bathroom] in the bushes", she said . (more...)
First transgender recruit joins military, Pentagon confirms First transgender recruit joins military, Pentagon confirms
- March 01, 2018

Last year, a federal judge ordered the military not to comply with Trump's memo overturning former President Barack Obama's policy of allowing transgender individuals to serve. Ashley Broadway-Mack, president of the American Military Partner Association, said in a statement a policy that allows transgender people to serve is the only recommendation that makes sense. (more...)
Iran lauds United Nations vote for Russia-proposed resolution on Yemen Iran lauds United Nations vote for Russia-proposed resolution on Yemen
- March 01, 2018

Britain drafted a resolution in consultation with the United States and France that initially wanted to condemn Iran for violating an arms embargo on Houthi leaders and include a council commitment to take action over it. Before the vote, Britain's deputy United Nations ambassador Jonathan Allen said the British draft reflected the panel's "very serious concerns" and "makes clear Iranian non-compliance". (more...)
Protesters target North Korean VIPs heading for PyeongChang Games ceremony Protesters target North Korean VIPs heading for PyeongChang Games ceremony
- March 01, 2018

Some North Korea analysts speculate the hardline Kim Yong-chul was chosen for the closing to match Vice President Pence's harsh rhetoric during the opening ceremony. The North Korean leader later said he wanted to create a "warm climate of reconciliation and dialogue". He has been blamed for the sinking of the Cheonan , a South Korean navy corvette. (more...)
Can't comment on ISIS claim unless attackers caught, says JK Police Can't comment on ISIS claim unless attackers caught, says JK Police
- March 01, 2018

Terrorists fleed from the spot with constable's service rifle. An official said that terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) could be behind the attack on the policeman. "There is an element [of suspicion] in it", he said. "I am sure with the cooperation of people, we will not allow another Syria or Iraq in Kashmir", added Vaid. (more...)
Erdogan tells 6-year-old girl she'll be honored if martyred Erdogan tells 6-year-old girl she'll be honored if martyred
- March 01, 2018

He ordered for her to be brought up on stage. "Take us to Afrin!" While comforting the child, the Turkish leader said, "Her Turkish flag is in her pocket". "Mr. Erdogan's opponents criticize him for using the funerals of dead soldiers and children for highly politicized speeches. We will win the struggle for the children's free and happy life", said the opposition HDP party, a pro-Kurdish party that has been strongly critical of Erdogan's assault on Kurdish-held positions in Syria. (more...)
Davis Cup proposal met with skepticism Davis Cup proposal met with skepticism
- March 01, 2018

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has unveiled plans for a 25-year, US$3 billion partnership with investment group Kosmos to transform the Davis Cup international men's team competition and generate significant revenues for global tennis development. (more...)
Norway's Global Seed Vault set for multimillion-dollar fortification Norway's Global Seed Vault set for multimillion-dollar fortification
- March 01, 2018

More than a million seed samples from gene banks worldwide have been stored in a vault on Norway's remote Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, as it marked the tenth anniversary of its opening recently. Norway's government said the vault is in an "ideal location for long-term seed storage" since it is "well above" sea level and surrounded by permafrost, which provides natural cooling, according to the project's website. (more...)
Australia's New Deputy PM Once Blamed Gay People For The AIDS Crisis Australia's New Deputy PM Once Blamed Gay People For The AIDS Crisis
- March 01, 2018

Mr McCormack has held the New South Wales seat of Riverina since 2010, and unsuccessfully contested the National Party leadership twice before taking the lead role this month. "Everybody has been through every iteration", he said. He said the last minute contention and Mr Christensen's calls for abolishing the coalition at the weekend showed he is on the "wrong track". (more...)
For 2nd Time, Russia Uses Video Game Footage for Syria For 2nd Time, Russia Uses Video Game Footage for Syria
- March 01, 2018

Sunday's edition was a tribute to Russia's armed forces in occasion of Defender of the Fatherland Day, and an entire section was dedicated to Alexander Prokhorenko, a Russian pilot who was posthumously awarded the title of Hero of the Russian Federation. (more...)
China demands U.S. stops unilateral sanctions over North Korea China demands U.S. stops unilateral sanctions over North Korea
- March 01, 2018

While that claim was questionable, it significantly tightens the noose on North Korean trading. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's government conducted several missile tests past year, drawing condemnation from the worldwide community. "Those who trade with North Korea do so at their own peril", Mnuchin said. US Vice President Mike Pence had hinted at such a sanctions package two weeks ago during a stop in Tokyo that preceded his visit to South Korea for the Pyeongchang Olympics. (more...)
Patrick Brown Out from Progressive Conservative Leadership Race Patrick Brown Out from Progressive Conservative Leadership Race
- March 01, 2018

He later reversed course that night following pressure from the party. Patrick Brown could withdraw from the Progressive Conservative leadership race in a matter of hours. By now it would be hard to find anyone in this province who hasn't heard about the CTV story that alleged Brown fed alcohol to two young women and tried to have his way with them. (more...)

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