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WVU earns No. 5 seed in NCAA Tournament WVU earns No. 5 seed in NCAA Tournament
- March 13, 2018

Eastern on TNT from Viejas Arena. Yet that seeding aligned with West Virginia's RPI ranking (27). Before Akron joined the Mid-American Conference, it was in the Ohio Valley Conference as Bob Huggins coached there at that time. "But if Marshall can get them spread, they've got a chance". When the Racers defeated Belmont, 68-51, to win the Ohio Valley Conference tournament and become the first team to earn its way into the brackets, it ran their current winning streak to 13 games, the longest ... (more...)
Colombia peace deal backers suffer in Congress elections
- March 13, 2018

Sunday's electoral setback came hard on the heels of the group's announcement that it will not contest May's presidential election after its principle leader, Rodrigo Londoño Echeverri, withdrew his candidacy after undergoing heart surgery. (more...)
Baltimore Park That Had Confederate Statues Rededicated to Harriet Tubman Baltimore Park That Had Confederate Statues Rededicated to Harriet Tubman
- March 13, 2018

The space at Wyman Park Fell was renamed Harriet Tubman Grove on the day marking the 150th anniversary of her death, according to WJZ-TV . "It helps bring the community values to important places and helps to weave together the community", Baltimore Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke said at Saturday's ceremony. (more...)
TIM Participacoes SA (NYSE:TSU) Stake Decreased by TCW Group Inc
- March 13, 2018

The stock increased 1.77% or $0.39 during the last trading session, reaching $22.41. Moving toward the technical facts, its current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average is 3.47% and standing 7.86% away from 50-Day Simple Moving Average while traded 23.43% away from 200-Day Simple Moving Average. (more...)
Trump, Trudeau disagree on steel tariffs' connection to NAFTA
- March 13, 2018

The steel tariff investigation was launched to see the impact of steel imports on US national security. Canada and Mexico were temporarily exempt from the tariffs - but the Trump administration has suggested that'd depend on a new NAFTA deal . (more...)
Mercer Headed to Athens to Face UGA in NCAA Tournament Mercer Headed to Athens to Face UGA in NCAA Tournament
- March 13, 2018

With AP Photos.Georgia will not accept a bid, if offered, to play in the NIT after firing coach Mark Fox. "I was really, really shocked and thrilled", Gardner said. "I wanted our fans to be able to travel with our team because we travel so well, and they're such incredible Mercer fans". SoCon Player of the Year, Kahlia Lawrence, ended the game with 19 points on a rough 6-of-19 shooting night, and SoCon All-Second Team guard Sydni Means had seven points and seven assists. (more...)
Journalist, tourists among five dead in East River helicopter crash Journalist, tourists among five dead in East River helicopter crash
- March 13, 2018

McDaniel's longtime friend Trevor Cadigan , also 26, was one of the others who died. The helicopter had been on a chartered private photo shoot, authorities said . (2300 GMT) and was reported to be upside-down in the water. The skies over NY constantly buzz with helicopters carrying tourists, businesspeople, traffic reporters, medical teams and others. (more...)
Zambia deports pantless SA dancer Zodwa Wabantu Zambia deports pantless SA dancer Zodwa Wabantu
- March 13, 2018

The organisers of the show said in a statement earlier this week that Zambia's National Arts Council had rejected their application. The subsequent outrage on social media pushed the authorities to react and Koffi was arrested and deported to Kinshasha in the Democratic Republic of Congo. (more...)
United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS) Given News Impact Rating of 0.17
- March 13, 2018

During the same quarter last year, the business earned $1.63 EPS. sell-side analysts forecast that United Parcel Service, Inc . will post 7.23 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. JP Morgan maintained the stock with "Overweight" rating in Thursday, October 12 report. As per Thursday, June 9, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. (more...)
NEC Releases 50% Results Of Sierra Leone's March 7 Polls NEC Releases 50% Results Of Sierra Leone's March 7 Polls
- March 13, 2018

Conteh said that result representing 50 per cent of the polling stations in each of the five districts in the country had been cleared by NEC Tally Centre Information Technology Systems. By the country's electoral laws, results of the elections would to be announced in percentages starting from 25 per cent, 50 per cent and 75 per cent before the final results which would produce the victor of the contest. (more...)
Trump fa la vittima e minaccia l'Europa
- March 13, 2018

L'estendersi della guerra commerciale all'agroalimentare mette pero' a rischio - continua la Coldiretti - circa 4 miliardi di export agroalimentare Made in Italy con le esportazioni di cibo e bevande che sono aumentare del 6% nel 2017. (more...)
What's Behind Peoples Utah (PUB)'s 0.00% Movement
- March 13, 2018

About 598,263 shares traded. It has underperformed by 0.51% the S&P500. Cibc World Markets Corp decreased Pvh Corp Com (PVH) stake by 42.71% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, August 26 by UBS. Credit Suisse initiated PepsiCo, Inc. As per Friday, December 16, the company rating was downgraded by Macquarie Research. (more...)
Ex-Hartford college student allowed into probation program in body fluids case Ex-Hartford college student allowed into probation program in body fluids case
- March 13, 2018

This week, that request was granted. Brochu is expected to perform 200 hours of community service which includes serving 50 hours at a literacy program and another 50 hours at a social services group. "I have lost appetite, I can not sleep, I do not trust others", Rowe said. Brianna Brochu appeared at the Superior Court in Monday for her hearing. (more...)
McBride's (MCB) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital
- March 13, 2018

The stock increased 1.74% or $27.03 during the last trading session, reaching $1578.89. Texas Permanent School Fund has 25,331 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Comml Bank has 3,674 shares. Virtu Fin Limited accumulated 10,492 shares. Bb&T owns 3,385 shares. Moreover, Discovery Ltd Ct has 4.6% invested in Amazon.com, Inc. (more...)
Jean-Marie Le Pen: renaming FN is 'political assassination' Jean-Marie Le Pen: renaming FN is 'political assassination'
- March 13, 2018

His daughter Marine Le Pen proposed renaming the party 'National Rally'. The new name would need to be approved by party members in a mail vote and it is unclear whether it will be accepted. Le Pen has worked since taking over in 2011 to remove the stigma of racism and anti-Semitism attached to the National Front. Mainstream appeal would broaden the party's support base, goes the argument, but also make it easier for other parties to co-operate with it - a necessity in France's two-stage ... (more...)
Depression brewing in Arabian Sea, squally weather alert sounded for South Peninsula Depression brewing in Arabian Sea, squally weather alert sounded for South Peninsula
- March 13, 2018

Worldwide models indicate possibility of thundershowers for places situated as far apart as Thiruvananthapuram , Madikeri (Karnataka), Bengaluru and Hosur; Chennai and its neighbourhood, Attur, Kodumudi and Nagapattinam, in Tamil Nadu. They are also warned to keep off the south Kerala coast, Lakshadweep area and adjoining southeast Arabian Sea upto March 15. With the weather system expected to trigger rough seas, fishermen have been advised not to venture out to sea off south Tamil Nadu, ... (more...)
Cops shot at during bank robbery Cops shot at during bank robbery
- March 13, 2018

No police officers or citizens were injured. Const. George Tudos said that officers were able to box in the suspect vehicle at one point but the driver continued to try and flee, "striking several police vehicles" in the process. No charges have been laid. Earlier, Schmidt said the OPP helicopter assisted with the search. "This will be led primarily by Durham Regional Police but because the vehicle was located on Highway 401 obviously we're going to assist with them". (more...)
Josh Groban & Special Guest Idina Menzel To Play At Xcel This Fall Josh Groban & Special Guest Idina Menzel To Play At Xcel This Fall
- March 13, 2018

More recently, Groban starred in the Broadway production of Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, for which was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical. Special guest Menzel is most well-known for lending her voice to Frozen and its uber-popular song "Let It Go". In January, Menzel performed the song on opening night of Super Bowl Live , a series of free outdoor concerts on Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis. (more...)
Trump spoke with Canada's Trudeau about tariffs, NAFTA talks: White House
- March 13, 2018

Trudeau's dumping accusations against Beijing, which echoed Trump's own message, come after exploratory talks with China failed to advance to Canada-China free trade negotiations. Trudeau also rejected the idea that the tariff exemption was some kind of benevolent American favour that required repayment. It was their first conversation since Trump last week imposed tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, raising trade tensions. (more...)
'American Idol' Reboot Katy Perry's No Simon Cowell ... During 1st Disaster Audition 'American Idol' Reboot Katy Perry's No Simon Cowell ... During 1st Disaster Audition
- March 13, 2018

Just like in the past, the season started with the auditions . She's sensitive to what the contestants have gone through, but Perry also knows that nearly every successful singer started out dealing with hardships - even the three judges. (more...)
Trump to Quit JCPOA if significant changes not made Trump to Quit JCPOA if significant changes not made
- March 13, 2018

Trump, who has termed the accord "the worst deal ever", has demanded that the agreement's so-called "sunset clause" be removed, that a ban on ballistic missile testing be added, and that it outline a framework for increased inspection access to Iran's military sites. (more...)
Universities body 'disappointed' as strikes continue Universities body 'disappointed' as strikes continue
- March 13, 2018

Campaigners gathered at the University of Glasgow's Dumfries campus on Wednesday, the eighth day of industrial action over a proposal which would mean individual staff members losing an average of £10,000 a year from their pensions. According to the union, the planned pension reforms would leave a typical lecturer nearly £10,000 a year worse off in retirement than under the current set-up. (more...)
International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) Shares Sold by Prudential Financial Inc
- March 13, 2018

The shares were sold at an average price of $154.66, for a total value of $2,010,580.00. International Paper Company (NYSE:IP) has risen 26.95% since March 12, 2017 and is uptrending. IBM's profit will be $2.18 billion for 16.91 P/E if the $2.37 EPS becomes a reality. After $5.18 actual earnings per share reported by International Business Machines Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -54.25% negative EPS growth. (more...)
Judge Orders Release Of Surveillance Footage From Stoneman Douglas Massacre
- March 13, 2018

The motion argued that the records are confidential and the Broward Sheriff's Office should not have provided them to media outlets last week. There is a stay on the order until Thursday to allow anyone to make an appeal. Seventeen people were killed and more than a dozen others were injured when 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz opened fire inside the Parkland high school on February 14. (more...)
Officials tight-lipped in attack on NorCal veterans home Officials tight-lipped in attack on NorCal veterans home
- March 13, 2018

Authorities have said they don't yet know whether Wong targeted the victims specifically or chose them at random. As for as the future of the Pathway Home, officials at the veterans home say they're still figuring out what's going to happen next. (more...)
Sereno resign? Cebu's court workers neutral Sereno resign? Cebu's court workers neutral
- March 13, 2018

Supreme Court employees, wearing red shirts to show their dismay with the leadership of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, are joined by the court's justices and officials during the first flag-raising ceremony last Monday March 5, 2018. Davide, who was himself subjected to an impeachment proceeding at the Lower House, was chief justice from 1998 to 2005. Sereno is facing an impeachment complaint filed by lawyer Lorenzo Gadon for allegedly misdeclaring her wealth and committing supposed ... (more...)
Evacuations ordered for parts of southern Santa Barbara County as storm approaches Evacuations ordered for parts of southern Santa Barbara County as storm approaches
- March 13, 2018

Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown and other emergency managers will speak about the mandatory evacuation order. "There is a possibility that rainfall rates will reach a 0.70" per hour in upslope areas which is enough to trigger unsafe debris flows and mudslides. (more...)
Defence Minister Nimala Sitharaman To Visit China Next Month Defence Minister Nimala Sitharaman To Visit China Next Month
- March 13, 2018

There have been indications of late that both the Asian giants had put their mind to try and improve relations. Last month, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale also made a trip to Beijing, where he held talks with Wang. The spokesperson also noted in a positive light the recent comment of his Indian counterpart expressing willingness to work with the Chinese side to develop bilateral relations based on commonalities, while dealing with differences on the basis of mutual respect and sensitivity ... (more...)
Rajya Sabha member Rajeev Chandrasekar joins BJP Rajya Sabha member Rajeev Chandrasekar joins BJP
- March 13, 2018

Besides 8 BJP candidates announced earlier, Anil Agarwal, Vidhya Sagar Sonkar and Salil Bishnoi also filed their nomination today. "The party has allied with Bodoland People's Front in Assam, National Democratic Front in Nagaland", Khader said. (more...)
How to adjust after Daylight Saving Time start How to adjust after Daylight Saving Time start
- March 13, 2018

If a state decides they no longer wish to observe daylight saving time, they would have to notify the Department of Transportation. The United States adopted daylight saving time two years after Germany first did it, in order to save electricity. (more...)

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