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Seed in NCAA Tournament; Will Play Missouri First Round Seed in NCAA Tournament; Will Play Missouri First Round
- March 12, 2018

The Seminoles placed 8th among 15 teams in the competitive ACC , and suffered an early exit to Louisville after their first game in the ACC tournament last week. No. 8 Mizzou will play No. 9 Florida State on Friday at approximately 8:50 p.m.in Nashville, Tennessee. The Seminoles have six Quadrant 1 wins (home wins over teams ranked in the Top 30 of the RPI, road wins over teams in the Top 75) and only one loss to a team ranked outside the Top 100 ( Wake Forest ). (more...)
Parliament proceedings disrupted by protests Parliament proceedings disrupted by protests
- March 12, 2018

He questioned the provision of seizing assets of an accused before he was proven guilty. State Finance Minister Yanamala Ramakrishnudu told reporters that the TDP has made a decision to "expose" the Centre on what it has done or not done for the state - as promised in the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014 - by putting out relevant facts and figures before the people. (more...)
Council chairman Goud hit in eye by headphone thrown by Congress Council chairman Goud hit in eye by headphone thrown by Congress
- March 12, 2018

The first day of the fresh assembly session of Telangana has witnessed violence. The MLAs flung papers and microphones in the air while shouting slogans against the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi government. "Based on the report, we shall take action against the MLA", he said. At this point, Venkat Reddy threw the headphones towards the podium. Government whip in council Palla Rajeshwara Reddy told reporters that what Komatreddy Venkat Reddy did amounted to a criminal act. (more...)
Iowa Senate leader resigns after video purportedly shows him kissing lobbyist Iowa Senate leader resigns after video purportedly shows him kissing lobbyist
- March 12, 2018

So far there has been no comment today from Republicans in the Iowa Senate, after a liberal-leaning blog posted pictures appearing to show their Majority Leader in a compromising position at a Des Moines bar. "Iowans hold their elected officials to a high standard; they expect us to lead", said Reynolds. "With what little I know, I'm certainly disappointed in what I'm hearing", said Reynolds. (more...)
Australia set to secure exemption from USA tariffs Australia set to secure exemption from USA tariffs
- 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". In sharp contrast, China is by far the world's largest exporter of steel. Australian steel and aluminium to the United States were worth just over 400 million Australian dollars ($314 million) a year ago, government data shows. (more...)
Ohio State Picks Up Number Five Seed In NCAA Tournament Ohio State Picks Up Number Five Seed In NCAA Tournament
- March 12, 2018

The Ohio State hockey team needed overtime, but it beat MI for the fifth time this year to advance to the Big Ten Men's Hockey tournament final. We could get an Ohio State-Michigan matchup in this year's NCAA Tournament. Ohio State also must find a way to stop South Dakota State's 6-foot-9 forward Mike Daum, the conference player of the year after averaging 23.8 points and 10.4 rebounds per game. (more...)
Rebels shoot dead protester in Syria's Ghouta: monitor Rebels shoot dead protester in Syria's Ghouta: monitor
- March 12, 2018

The situation of the civilians in eastern Ghouta is dire. "We call on the worldwide community to act quickly before something irreversible happens in Harasta", said Hassoun. They also said the loss of remaining farmland to Assad forces would worsen the plight of civilians. According to Hassoun, some former residents of Harasta - who had left the town five years ago - are trying to negotiate with the Assad government on behalf of those still in the town so that they might be allowed to ... (more...)
Upto 1000 children abused in Britain's worst scandal Upto 1000 children abused in Britain's worst scandal
- March 12, 2018

In 2000, Lucy Lowe, her mother, and her sister were burned to death in their home by Azhar Ali Mehmood , who had raped and fathered a child with Lucy two years prior to her murder . She was 16 years old. He was jailed for the murders - but was never arrested or charged over sex abuse. Two years later, 13-year-old Becky Watson died in a auto accident. (more...)
Malcolm Turnbull says Australia won't join global WTO action against Trump tariffs Malcolm Turnbull says Australia won't join global WTO action against Trump tariffs
- March 12, 2018

While the outcome of the lobbying efforts proved successful, experts have warned that Australia might not be out of the woods just yet. However, Mr. "It cannot get any better", the Prime Minister said. Turnbull also made the announcement that despite Australia's opposition to protectionism, due to the exemption granted by Washington, the government would not join any other nations that may decide to legally challenge the tariffs. (more...)
Package explosion kills 1, injures another at Texas home Package explosion kills 1, injures another at Texas home
- March 12, 2018

The blast occurred at a home on the 4800 block of Oldfort Hill Drive. Case is similar to another package explosion that killed a man last week in Austin. Police did not identify the teenager or the woman and have not released any details about Monday's package. Police said people can call 911 if they believe they have received a suspicious or unexpected package left at their homes. (more...)
Stormy Daniels Is Willing to Return $130000 Hush Money Stormy Daniels Is Willing to Return $130000 Hush Money
- March 12, 2018

Stephanie Clifford, aka Stormy Daniels , is having a field day on Twitter with the many people who are insulting her now that she wants to speak out about an affair she says she had with President Donald Trump . "Our aim and our messaging is very simple: We're going to shoot straight, we're going to provide evidence and facts, and we are going to consistently advocate for the American people being able to make their own decisions as to who's telling the truth and who's lying to them", ... (more...)
AD CP, Italy PM sign Adnoc-Eni deal AD CP, Italy PM sign Adnoc-Eni deal
- March 12, 2018

Italian energy giant Eni is entering in the United Arab Emirates and "in exchange" is giving Abu Dhabi a majority stake in the Egyptian Zohr gas field. Cia Espanola de Petroleos SA, a Spanish refiner owned by Mubadala, paid $1.5 billion for a 20% stake in Abu Dhabi's Sateh Al Razboot and Umm Lulu fields in a deal announced 18 February. (more...)
Canada Won't Be Pressured By The US In NAFTA Negotiations: Chrystia Freeland Canada Won't Be Pressured By The US In NAFTA Negotiations: Chrystia Freeland
- March 12, 2018

With the ink hardly dry on the papers the 11 countries signed in Chile last Friday, breaking down trade barriers, the deal that Trump pulled America out of, a protectionist move by the world's biggest economy is of concern to a country like ours that sold eight billion dollars worth of goods and services there in 2016. (more...)
Sushma Swaraj says Naresh Agrawal's statement on Jaya Bachchan 'improper and unacceptable' Sushma Swaraj says Naresh Agrawal's statement on Jaya Bachchan 'improper and unacceptable'
- March 12, 2018

Instead the party chose to re-nominate Ms Bachchan who also retires on April 2. Targeting Bachchan, who is an actor-turned-politician, Agarwal, controversially, said that "it was even more painful that his ticket has been given to a someone who dances in films ". (more...)
Driver Flees Car Crash Despite Sledgehammer Being Swung At Him Driver Flees Car Crash Despite Sledgehammer Being Swung At Him
- March 12, 2018

One of the witnesses of the crash pulled out a hammer and smashes several windows as another person yanks off the vehicle door handle - all while the auto is still moving. But the other drivers whose vehicles were damaged by the careless driver were having none of it - and angrily descend on the Infiniti as he tries to drive off. (more...)
Saudi Arabia Establishes Departments to Deal with Corruption Cases Saudi Arabia Establishes Departments to Deal with Corruption Cases
- March 12, 2018

The units will specialise in investigating and prosecuting corruption-related cases, which will be directly linked to the Attorney-General, Xinhua news agency reported citing Al Arabiya news. An MEE investigation last month showed that basic facts about what had been seized and how that tallied with the $106bn figure remained unclear. NY and London have been front-runners to host the company's global flotation, alongside a Riyadh listing. (more...)
European Union extends Russian Federation sanctions over Ukraine crisis European Union extends Russian Federation sanctions over Ukraine crisis
- March 12, 2018

There is no fatigue, because we see aspiration and desire of Ukraine.as an investment in our development of our joint European continent, Mogherini said. But it is unclear whether the final version of the bill, which could be passed in the coming months, will satisfy the Venice Commission's recommendations. (more...)
Teen killed after package explodes at Texas home
- March 12, 2018

The surviving woman's injuries are potentially life-threatening, according to CBS Austin. Austin police said they've determined the device was inside a package, and are working with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to reconstruct the item and learn who may have created it. (more...)
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...)

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