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Nicole Bolton ton helps Australia women beat India by eight wickets Nicole Bolton ton helps Australia women beat India by eight wickets
- March 12, 2018

The hosts, however, would come into the series bursting with confidence on the back of securing historic dual series wins against South Africa. In response, Australia showed no signs of fraying as they cruised to 202 for 2 in 32.1 overs. India would have been bowled out for far less if it was not for the 76-run partnership between Sushma Verma (41) and Pooja Vastrakar (51) for the eighth wicket, helping them muster 200 in 50 overs. (more...)
Bucks assign Wilson to Wisconsin Herd Bucks assign Wilson to Wisconsin Herd
- March 12, 2018

Jennings most recently played for the Wisconsin Herd, the Bucks' G League affiliate. Jennings averaged 21.4 points, 7.6 assists and 4.7 rebounds per contest in G League action. The 28-year-old is an eight-year National Basketball Association veteran, playing for Milwaukee, Detroit, Orlando, New York and Washington. Wilson has played and started in 10 games with the Herd this season, averaging 15.6 points, 5.6 rebounds and 2.4 assists. (more...)
Going dancing: Longhorns to face Nevada in NCAA Tournament Going dancing: Longhorns to face Nevada in NCAA Tournament
- March 12, 2018

Tipoff for the Tech and SFA game is set for 6:27 p.m. on March 15, in Dallas, at the American Airlines Center. The game will be televised by truTV. 6th-seed TCU will take on the victor of the First Four matchup between ASU and Syracuse in Detroit Friday. (more...)
Ted Cruz, Beto O'Rourke win US Senate primaries Ted Cruz, Beto O'Rourke win US Senate primaries
- March 12, 2018

In the song , O'Rourke is called a liberal who will take Texans' guns and will open boarders. "And you know what, your name is Rafael, you go by Ted but your middle name is Edward, that's a more Anglicized version of it". Despite having fundraising success and drawing national attention, O'Rourke enters the general election against Cruz as a heavy underdog. Polling places in El Paso and far West Texas closed at 8 p.m. (more...)
South Korean envoy praises China for progress on North Korea talks South Korean envoy praises China for progress on North Korea talks
- March 12, 2018

By way of geography, its growing influence and established interest on the Korean Peninsula, China "was bound to play an important role in promoting denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula in particular and shaping the geopolitical order in Northeast Asia in general", Cheng wrote. (more...)
Trump may exempt more countries from tariffs: Treasury's Mnuchin
- March 12, 2018

He added that national security was an important part of that deal and, if a deal is made, "this will figure into the deal and we won't have the tariffs on Canada or Mexico". "We see ourselves as an important part of the USA supply chain", Morneau said. The Treasury secretary said he has been speaking with his foreign counterparts and "my expectation is there may be some other countries that he considers in the next two weeks". (more...)
Iran's foreign minister arrives in Pakistan on ties Iran's foreign minister arrives in Pakistan on ties
- March 12, 2018

After visiting Islamabad, he will travel to Pakistani's commercial city of Karachi. The Iranian foreign minister is accompanied by a 30-member delegation, including representatives from the business sector. Pakistan and Iran have had close ties, but tensions rose recently when Pakistan said it was sending a "contingent of troops" to train and advise Tehran's bitter rival, Saudi Arabia, which is fighting against Iran-allied Huthi rebels in Yemen. (more...)
US Arms Exports Surge Amid Growing Middle East, Asian Demand US Arms Exports Surge Amid Growing Middle East, Asian Demand
- March 12, 2018

The research group said Russian Federation exported weapons to 47 countries as well as to rebel forces in eastern Ukraine, where Moscow-backed separatists are fighting the central government in Kyiv. "China, by contrast, is becoming increasingly capable of producing its own weapons and continues to strengthen its relations with Pakistan, Bangladesh and Myanmar through arms supplies", he said. (more...)
Michael Hand captured — COLD CASE ARREST Michael Hand captured — COLD CASE ARREST
- March 12, 2018

If Hand doesn't fight extradition to MA, he will be arraigned on murder charges at the Plymouth District Court, authorities at the Iredell County Detention Center said. "For the past three decades, we have remained hopeful that Tracy's murderer would be identified", Gilpin said in a statement. Tracy Gilpin's sister, Colonel Kerry Gilpin, Superintendent of the Mass. (more...)
Raila Odinga attends Nasa meeting in Athi River Raila Odinga attends Nasa meeting in Athi River
- March 12, 2018

Those were the words of NASA strategist David Ndii few minutes after suspending the People's Assembly agenda. Ochanda said that the complaints from the NASA leaders were uncalled for. Mr. Mahama, alongside other observer groups, had declared the August 8, 2017 elections which the incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta won, as free and fair, despite the irregularities alleged by Kenya's opposition leader, Raila Odinga. (more...)
Some areas could see up to 1 inch of snow
- March 12, 2018

A weaker secondary low may form over the Maritimes Saturday and circulate moisture across the Valley Saturday into Sunday , producing snow showers across the region. Friday night - A chance of showers. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Northeast winds 10 to 15 miles per hour. Saturday, March 10: High: 35. A slight chance of rain and snow showers. (more...)
US Secretary Of State To Visit Nigeria Tommorow US Secretary Of State To Visit Nigeria Tommorow
- March 12, 2018

Tillerson's travel plans have changed so that he can return to Washington early on Tuesday morning instead of late that night, a spokesman for the top USA diplomat told reporters travelling with him. " When he arrives, Tillerson will become the highest ranking official in the Trump administration to visit Nigeria ". Tillerson arrived in Nairobi on Friday as part of a five-nation tour of Africa that includes Ethiopia, Chad, Nigeria and Djibouti. (more...)
Betsy DeVos: States should consider letting teachers carry guns in classroom Betsy DeVos: States should consider letting teachers carry guns in classroom
- March 12, 2018

On Sunday night, she told Lesley Stahl of " 60 Minutes " that she's " more misunderstood than anything ". Her comments came after President Trump suggested states consider allowing highly trained school personnel to carry guns in the classroom in response to the February 14 school shooting in Parkland, Florida, which left 17 dead. (more...)
Solanke and Bailly clash during Manchester United v Liverpool Solanke and Bailly clash during Manchester United v Liverpool
- March 12, 2018

England manager Southgate was at Old Trafford to see Rashford score his 11th and 12th goals from 40 appearances in all competitions this season, with six of those coming in the league. "Personally, taking the confidence from this game into the next games is important". "Our big week started against Liverpool", he said. "Of course they have a good squad and we have respect for them, but we don't fear anyone". (more...)
Countries, companies race to make deal with Trump on tariffs Countries, companies race to make deal with Trump on tariffs
- March 12, 2018

Trump's authority to establish the tariffs stems from a Commerce Department investigation that found that imports of the metals pose a risk to national security. John Ries, another trade expert at UBC, said the tariffs will affect about 25 percent of steel and aluminum products entering the US market, according to his own calculations. (more...)
INX media case: Karti Chidambaram sent to judicial custody till March 25 INX media case: Karti Chidambaram sent to judicial custody till March 25
- March 12, 2018

However, Karti Chidambaram's counsel moved the court to hear his bail plea today itself which was otherwise listed for March 15. Karti, who will be produced before the court on Monday as his custody ends, and Chidambaram have denied any wrongdoing. (more...)
Shoe hurled at former PM Nawaz Sharif at madrasa in Lahore Shoe hurled at former PM Nawaz Sharif at madrasa in Lahore
- March 12, 2018

The miscreant, later identified as Talha Munawar, was apprehended by the authorities and handed over to the local police. According to police officials, the attacker was beaten up by a group of students and seminary staff after the incident and shifted to hospital for medical assistance. (more...)
Comedy legend Sir Ken Dodd has died, aged 90 Comedy legend Sir Ken Dodd has died, aged 90
- March 12, 2018

On Friday 9th March, just days before his death, he married Anne Jones, his partner of more than 40 years, at his home in Liverpool. "To my mind, he was one of the last music hall greats", his publicist Robert Holmes told the Press Association. (more...)
Commuters can now 'tap on' with credit cards Commuters can now 'tap on' with credit cards
- March 12, 2018

He also said he wants to expand contactless payments to trains by the end of the year (no word on buses yet, sadly). If you usually have Child, Concession or Seniors travel concession, you should stick to your Opal card for now. "... We are ... trying to provide convenience for tourists [and] ... people who might have left their Opal card at home or misplaced their Opal card". (more...)
Utica mother charged after baby found in street Utica mother charged after baby found in street
- March 12, 2018

Video posted to Facebook , and viewed more than 2.2 million times, showed the infant squirming on his stomach in the middle of Bleecker Street alone on Friday night. Subsequently, two Utica Police officers along with two workers from Oneida County Child Protective Services met with Ladrika Ford on Saturday afternoon for about two hours. (more...)
Plane crashes at Kathmandu airport Plane crashes at Kathmandu airport
- March 12, 2018

Officials told CBS News off the record that many casualties were feared in the crash. The plane is said to have had almost 70 people on board; initial reports say 17 have been rescued but casualties are feared. "We are yet to ascertain the reason behind the unusual landing", he added. Reports suggest the flight was a US-Bangla Airline's flight. The airport authorities said that the technical malfunction could have caused the crash. (more...)
Japan minister says files altered in scandal dogging Abe Japan minister says files altered in scandal dogging Abe
- March 12, 2018

The fabricated documents are related to a deal struck in June 2016 to sell the land to the operating company Moritomo Gakuen at just 14% of its appraised price, Kyodo News agency reported. The admission by the finance ministry amid increasing pressure from opposition parties may increase calls on Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso to resign to take responsibility for the favoritism scandal, according to sources close to the matter. (more...)
Scuffles in HK key vote for democrats Scuffles in HK key vote for democrats
- March 12, 2018

Au had called the vote a referendum on democracy in Hong Kong , but the prospect of democratic development looks increasingly distant after China's rubber-stamp parliament voted Sunday to abolish presidential term limits, allowing President Xi Jinping to stay in power indefinitely. (more...)
Kim Jong-un wants to sign peace treaty with Trump Kim Jong-un wants to sign peace treaty with Trump
- March 12, 2018

Trump would become the first sitting United States president to meet with a leader of the reclusive country. About 27.4 percent of the total respondents said they trust the North's denuclearization commitment and welcome its peace overtures, while 18.4 percent said they neither trust the North nor welcome the recent developments. (more...)
No flexibility in renegotiating Iran deal with Europe No flexibility in renegotiating Iran deal with Europe
- March 12, 2018

The U.S. administration has been in negotiations with France, Germany and Great Britain on amending the Iran nuclear deal, but so far the Europeans have only proposed cosmetic changes to the accord, which would be part of a supplemental understanding between the U.S. (more...)
Austria: motives of Iran residence knife attacker a mystery Austria: motives of Iran residence knife attacker a mystery
- March 12, 2018

A spokesman for the ministry of defense said the soldier initially used pepper spray but was forced to use his weapon, killing the suspect. An unknown assailant carried out a knife attack outside the Iranian Ambassador's residence in Vienna, Austria. (more...)
NCAA Tournament: West Regional Preview NCAA Tournament: West Regional Preview
- March 12, 2018

Michigan , the 3-seed, didn't really turn the corner until mid-February and Gonzaga is the only one of the bunch that has any geographical ties to the region. The outright champions of the American Athletic Conference, the Bearcats are one of the nation's elite defensive teams and have many scoring options - making them a candidate to make a deep run in the big dance. (more...)
Myanmar building military bases in burnt Rohingya villages Myanmar building military bases in burnt Rohingya villages
- March 12, 2018

The development has raised questions over the safety of hundreds of thousands of persecuted Rohingyas due to be repatriated from neighbouring Bangladesh to Myanmar. "New bases are being erected to house the very same security forces that have committed crimes against humanity against Rohingya". The images also show new refugee reception centres surrounded by security fences and close to a heavy presence of military, raising concerns that Burma is preparing to restrict the freedom of Rohingya ... (more...)
Mexico vows United States steel tariff retaliation Mexico vows United States steel tariff retaliation
- March 12, 2018

Canada's largest private sector union, Unifor, said the exclusion of tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum exports to the U.S.is simply a "stay of execution". The trilateral talks have gone on for six months with few signs of progress. "You don't have steel, you don't have a country". The developments Thursday cap a week of frenzied lobbying by Canada, and come after the seventh round of Nafta talks, which concluded Monday. (more...)
Trade groups say USA tariffs on aluminum, steel will hurt Trade groups say USA tariffs on aluminum, steel will hurt
- March 12, 2018

Discarding certain WTO rulings viewed by Washington as infringing on U.S. sovereignty was exactly what the Trump White House proposed in a new trade approach sent to the U.S. Moran issued a separate statement saying the tariffs could have a big impact on the Kansas economy in particular. The chief USA negotiator for autos returned to Washington after one day in Mexico City, effectively placing on hold any exchange of details on rules of origin, the sources said. (more...)

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