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Celtics announce Jaylen Brown concussed, avoided other structural damage from scary fall Celtics announce Jaylen Brown concussed, avoided other structural damage from scary fall
- March 11, 2018

Brown went up for a dunk against the Timberwolves, but lost his balance after touching the rim and fell to the ground hitting the back of his head on the court. "Got a headache tho (emoji of head bandaged) good team win!" "Appreciate everybody. I'm ok", Brown tweeted morning. It was just tough to see. Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James tweeted, "Prayers sent to you right now and up Jalen Brown!" - A team physician has discussed the return-to-participation process and decision with the ... (more...)
Trump stuns Republicans with gun control call Trump stuns Republicans with gun control call
- March 11, 2018

The NRA, which endorsed Trump early and gave more than $30m to back his bid for the White House , has been one of the his staunchest supporters. Schumer on Thursday said Senate Democrats will push for tighter background checks, new protective orders to disarm risky individuals, and a debate on banning semiautomatic, assault-style weapons in response to the recent Florida school shooting. (more...)
Germany's Merkel joins global leaders in slamming USA tariffs Germany's Merkel joins global leaders in slamming USA tariffs
- March 11, 2018

With the new tariffs set to take effect in 15 days, Trump left room for exemptions for other countries, saying, "I'll have a right to drop out countries or add countries". Last week Trump stunned the world - and his own aides - with an off-the-cuff announcement of his plan, even before White House lawyers judged the legality of the tariffs. (more...)
Southern Miss upsets Middle Tennessee 71-68 Southern Miss upsets Middle Tennessee 71-68
- March 11, 2018

The bracket will be revealed during the NCAA Tournament Selection Show scheduled to air at 5 p.m. Sunday on TBS. The win helped the Thundering Herd improve to 23-10 overall, while the Golden Eagles fell to 16-18. Golden Eagles starting to believe they can under Doc Sadler with a spot in the title game up for grabs. During their last five games, the Thundering Herd have scored an average of 86.0 points per game (1.2 above their season average) and allowed an average of 79.6 points per game ... (more...)
Oklahoma state employees consider walk out options Oklahoma state employees consider walk out options
- March 11, 2018

Following a Saturday morning meeting, the Oklahoma Public Employees Association board of directors voted to move forward on a work stoppage plan if over $213 million in state employee pay raises is not approved by April 2. "A state employee's take-home pay shrinks every year and they are fed up with lawmakers who won't listen". Teachers in Oklahoma have warned over the past several days of a walkout because of budget cuts that have led to four-day school weeks in the state and teachers' ... (more...)
Qatari Clan Seeks UN Complaint against Doha Qatari Clan Seeks UN Complaint against Doha
- March 11, 2018

On January 14, an Emirati military aircraft overflew Qatari territorial waters without permission from authorities in Doha, the letter further stated, adding that on February 25, another Emirati military aircraft approached the Qatari border before changing course after warnings were issued. (more...)
Winter Storm Watch Sunday Evening Until Monday Afternoon Winter Storm Watch Sunday Evening Until Monday Afternoon
- March 11, 2018

If the storm does take a northward track, there is a chance of snow and rain in cities such as Baltimore, Philadelphia , and New York City. Most of Canada stays above normal temperature-wise through Saturday. It will continue to weaken and track northwest into Quebec on Friday . The storm will redevelop Monday morning off the Mid-Atlantic coast and bring snow from Washington, D.C.to New York City. (more...)
Mexico says Nafta talks separate from Trump's tariffs policy Mexico says Nafta talks separate from Trump's tariffs policy
- March 11, 2018

Trump on Thursday signed the proclamations of imposing trade tariffs of 25% and 10% on steel and aluminium imports respectively from all countries but Canada and Mexico. He also added Australia to the list of likely carve-outs. While Trump has been a big backer of the USA coal industry, it is possible that his new tariffs could backfire, hurting US coal exports while boosting those from China. (more...)
Guess Who Knows Both President Trump And Kim Jong Un? Guess Who Knows Both President Trump And Kim Jong Un?
- March 11, 2018

After President Donald Trump threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea at a United Nations speech, Kim Jong-un called the President a "mentally deranged U.S. Moon may well represent Kim's best chance to negotiate with a South Korean leader in good faith. Some American officials are voicing concern that the talks will weaken the global pressure campaign against North Korea. (more...)
US official ties tariff relief to NATO payments US official ties tariff relief to NATO payments
- March 11, 2018

Do what he likes and Canada - the biggest foreign supplier of steel and aluminum to the US - goes tariff-free. If the reality TV trade show turns into a real trade war, here's your trigger for the Trump recession - or worse. The approach uses worldwide negotiations to overcome protectionist political pressures and recognizes that trade is a global phenomenon that generates national interdependence. (more...)
Are The President's Steel and Aluminum Tariffs Good for America? Are The President's Steel and Aluminum Tariffs Good for America?
- March 11, 2018

Canadian cabinet members also kept phone lines "humming" with their US counterparts in an all-out push that recalled a lobbying effort in April 2017 to persuade Trump not to withdraw from NAFTA but to pursue re-negotiations instead. United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said at the conclusion of the seventh round of renegotiation talks in Mexico City earlier this week that the US could seek bilateral deals with Mexico and Canada separately if needed. (more...)
Coffee shop refuses to serve police Coffee shop refuses to serve police
- March 11, 2018

The coffee shop in Oakland , California , asked a local police sergeant to leave after he stopped by for a cup of joe a few weeks ago, according to KTVU. San Francisco Gate reported the Oakland Police Officers Association asked the café to "open a dialogue about its policy". The post closes with a request for community members, rather than law enforcement, to support the cafe's safety "e$3 specially in an area faced by drug sales and abuse, homelessness, and toxic masculinity as we see ... (more...)
Brenda Lucki, first permanent female RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki, first permanent female RCMP Commissioner
- March 11, 2018

Brenda Lucki speaks in Regina after being named the 24th commissioner of the RCMP. "At its best, the RCMP embodies what Canada and Canadians aspire to be: Upstanding, loyal and committed to the pursuit of justice and all in an operating culture that is safe, professional, competent, proud, honest, gender-balanced, respectful, diverse and inclusive", Goodale said. (more...)
Janhvi Kapoor resumes shooting her debut film, Dhadak! Janhvi Kapoor resumes shooting her debut film, Dhadak!
- March 11, 2018

While we wonder why is she maintaining a silence, a source close to the Kapoor family told a leading daily, Srilatha has apparently been asked to not speak on the issue. Grapevine has it that Sridevi's relationship with her sister wasn't too good due to some legal cases between them that went on for several years. Meanwhile, the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA), being held in April, will have a memorial tribute screening of Chandni, a prominent film from Sridevi's glorious career. (more...)
WINTON GROUP Ltd Buys 56279 Shares of DR Horton Inc (DHI)
- March 11, 2018

It has outperformed by 13.15% the S&P500. Waterfront Capital Partners Llc increased D R Horton Inc ( DHI ) stake by 53.43% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. The institutional investor held 7.92 million shares of the precious metals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $17.43 million, up from 6.77M at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
Here's how violent the Trump administration thinks video games are Here's how violent the Trump administration thinks video games are
- March 11, 2018

This was not the first time , and it certainly won't be the last, that video games have come under the spotlight in the wake of a mass shooting and no doubt the discussions will continue with President Trump in the weeks ahead. The series of video clips, edited together in an 88-second YouTube video, has collected scenes from popular video games including Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 as well as Wolfenstein: The New Order , Dead by Daylight , Fallout 4 and Sniper Elite 4 . (more...)
I would have thrown note ban file in dustbin: Rahul I would have thrown note ban file in dustbin: Rahul
- March 10, 2018

She also referred to dynasties in the USA such as that of the Bush family and the Clintons and also to dynasties in several States of India. Amplifying what appeared a message for potential allies as well party workers, Sonia Gandhi said, "We are going to come back". (more...)
U.S. talks on trade tariffs 'frank' but bring no immediate clarity U.S. talks on trade tariffs 'frank' but bring no immediate clarity
- March 10, 2018

European steel and aluminium associations have warned that the USA tariffs could cost their sectors thousands of jobs. With Japan a major trade partner and global investor, Suga said that, on the contrary, they contributed greatly to employment and industry in the United States . (more...)
Vegas Play of the Day: New Mexico vs. San Diego State Vegas Play of the Day: New Mexico vs. San Diego State
- March 10, 2018

Utah State (17-17) went without a field goal for more than eight minutes and was scoreless for almost seven as New Mexico used a 24-2 run to take a 14-point lead late in the first half. Wyoming fell to New Mexico 85-75 on Thursday night in the quarter-finals of the Mountain West Championships. Both teams had some highs and lows throughout the game. (more...)
PM Modi inaugurates National Legislators Conference on 'We For Development' PM Modi inaugurates National Legislators Conference on 'We For Development'
- March 10, 2018

Addressing the gathering after inaugurating the two day National Legislators Conference at the Central Hall of Parliament today, Mr Modi said, the government has identified 115 such districts which were weaker on various parameters of development. (more...)
Donald Trump says Chinese leader 'helpful' on Kim Jong Un meeting Donald Trump says Chinese leader 'helpful' on Kim Jong Un meeting
- March 10, 2018

His comments came after the White House said talks would only take place once the secretive regime takes "concrete and verifiable actions", that went beyond promises to halt nuclear testing and denuclearise. The first is that Mr Kim succeeds in charming the impetuous and inexperienced Mr Trump to such an extent that he makes foolish concessions that his opposite number has no intention of earning. (more...)
'A Wrinkle in Time' is a big leap for its teenage star 'A Wrinkle in Time' is a big leap for its teenage star
- March 10, 2018

Perhaps someone should have taken that as a sign that L'Engle's tale of good triumphing over evil might not be meant for a cinematic interpretation. In the film, as in the book, Meg Murry ( Storm Reid ) and her precocious brother Charles Wallace ( Deric McCabe ) are struggling socially and academically after the disappearance of their father ( Chris Pine ), a brilliant scientist. (more...)
China accuses Trump of damaging global trade with tariffs
- March 10, 2018

The South Korean official said the tariffs would impact the renegotiation of the bilateral free trade deal with the United States that is now underway. And that uncertainty was exacerbated by reports this morning that White House economic adviser Gary Cohn had resigned due to a difference of opinion with President Trump on trade . (more...)
US Department of Justice proposes banning bump stocks US Department of Justice proposes banning bump stocks
- March 10, 2018

Bump stocks use the recoil of the semi-automatic rifle to allow the weapon to fire at a higher rate, effectively turning a semi-automatic into a machine gun. The National Rifle Association is against an all out ban but the organization says "devices created to allow semi-automatic rifles to function like fully-automatic rifles should be subject to additional regulations". (more...)
Judge denies bond a second time for Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz Judge denies bond a second time for Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz
- March 10, 2018

FBI Deputy Director David Bowdich made the comments in a closed briefing Tuesday with members of the House Judiciary and Oversight committees. Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz is formally charged with 17 counts of murder after Valentine's Day attack. (more...)
European Union seeks clarity on whether it will be hit by U.S. tariffs European Union seeks clarity on whether it will be hit by U.S. tariffs
- March 10, 2018

Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono said the tariffs "could make a significant impact on the economic and cooperative relationship between Japan and the USA, who are allies". Having overcome the opposition, Trump relished Thursday's signing ceremony, where he was flanked by steelworkers - some carrying their hard hats - who lavished praise on his decision. (more...)
European Union says no 'immediate' clarity from USA on trade tariffs European Union says no 'immediate' clarity from USA on trade tariffs
- March 10, 2018

The tariffs come into force in two weeks. "No immediate clarity on the exact USA procedure for exemption however, so discussions will continue next week". "The EU is a close ally of the U.S. and we continue to be of the view that the EU should be excluded from these measures", EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem wrote on Twitter. (more...)
South Africa vs Australia 2nd Test, Day 2, Port Elizabeth South Africa vs Australia 2nd Test, Day 2, Port Elizabeth
- March 10, 2018

Amla and Elgar added just 43 runs in 26 overs in the middle session of the day, but he maintains it was more important at that stage to preserve their wickets. The stand was largely chanceless as well. The poor decision would later play a part in Dharmasena's request for the famous St George's Park band to stop playing, with the umpires concerned about being able to hear edges above the music. (more...)
Maharashtra: Indian Coast Guard helicopter makes an emergency landing in Nandgaon Maharashtra: Indian Coast Guard helicopter makes an emergency landing in Nandgaon
- March 10, 2018

All four crew members of the helicopter are reported safe. A probe is underway into the reason behind the mishap. Thankfully, no one was hurt too bad and all were rescued from the site, and taken to the Naval Hospital at INHS Asvini in Mumbai . (more...)
Trump's ex-aide Bannon to address National Front congress in France Trump's ex-aide Bannon to address National Front congress in France
- March 10, 2018

The upcoming speech will be the second in Europe for former senior adviser to US President Donald Trump Stephen Bannon who recently gave an hour-long address to a fullly-packed arena in Zurich, Switzerland, saying that the rise of populist parties was a positive development. (more...)

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