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Scotland flanker Hardie back from drug ban


In fact, it would now be a major disappointment if Ireland were to fall short of winning the Grand Slam at this stage and while O'Connell doesn't underestimate the threat posed by Gregor Townsend's in-form Scotland on Saturday, he says there is no need to pretend the possibility of a first clean-sweep since 2009 isn't on. Read More »

Trump pushes back on reports of White House chaos: 'Wrong!'


I still have some people that I want to change (always seeking perfection). Trump lashed out at the "fake news narrative" that his administration is more often than not embroiled in controversy following a week in which he offered often contradictory positions on major issues, argued in favor of a trade war and his West Wing staff turnover rate continued to climb. Read More »

Emergency imposed in Sri Lanka, curfew in Kandy


It was briefly lifted on Tuesday, but soon re-imposed after the body of a 24-year-old Muslim man was found in the town of Digana. "The government is taking all possible measures to protect the people, especially Muslims", Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe told parliament. Read More »

S.Korean envoys return home from N.Korea


The heads of South Korea's security and intelligence services were in the North Korean capital to persuade Kim to start talks with the USA on denuclearisation and stave off a potential conflict over his nuclear programme. After months of high tension a year ago around North Korean nuclear program, in episodes that included intercontinental-range ballistic missile trials and detonation of its largest nuclear bomb to date, Washington ensures that it supports Inter-Korean talks, while defending ... Read More »

Truepoint Inc. Has $281000 Holdings in Walmart Inc (WMT)

The Travelers Companies, Inc. The stock increased 0.40% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $50.82. Goldman Sachs Group reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Walmart (NYSE: WMT ) in a research note published on Thursday, February 22nd. Read More »

Kellyanne Conway Nailed for Violating the Hatch Act-Twice


The U.S. Office of Special Counsel said it found that Conway violated the Hatch Act in an appearance on "Fox & Friends" on November 20 and talked about why voters should not support Doug Jones , the Democrat in the special election for a Senate seat in Alabama. Read More »

Tottenham vs Juventus | Champions League 2nd Leg Preview


Lloris said Tottenham's tight-knit squad has got "stronger and stronger" under manager Mauricio Pochettino and learned from the disappointment of failing to get past the group stage of the Champions League last season. They took a while to settle at their adopted home of Wembley, but they have won their last seven games there in all competitions. According to Italian outlet Calciomercato .com, the Italian champions are expected to seek fresh talks with the player's representatives ... Read More »

China stands to gain from Trump's steel tariffs


Ryan's home state of Wisconsin would be hit by proposed European counter-measures on Harley-Davidson Inc motorbikes. Comments by President Trump in tweets indicated that Canada and Mexico might be excluded from the tariffs if they gave in to USA demands in renegotiating the Nafta free trade agreement. Read More »

Delhi airport ranked number 1 in world in service quality


While Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport ( IGIA ) and Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport have both become world's number 1 airport in the highest category - over 40 million passengers per annum (MPPA) - Hyderabad airport has become number one in the 5-15 million passengers per annum category for the year 2017. Read More »

Every Lawyer In Utah Just Received A Picture Of Boobs


George. Unbeknownst to the company, an explicit photo of a woman's naked chest had been attached beneath the text. One attorney describes opening the email while sitting in the House gallery at the state Capitol. A second email was sent shortly after to clear up the mistake and the Bar apologized on social media 30 minutes after the initial email went out. Matt Page, communications director, said the email was created 'in-house, ' and that he himself made the image advertising the spring ... Read More »

PNB fraud: CBI detains Gitanjali Group vice-president

Chitalia was apprehended at the Mumbai airport and taken to CBI office for questioning. According to court filings, the exposure to three companies controlled by Modi has been estimated at 64.98 billion rupees (S$1.3 billion), while firms controlled by Choksi have been accused of defrauding the bank of 61.38 billion rupees. Read More »

Australia outplay India 4-2 in Azlan Shah hockey


Having lost to Argentina 2-3 in their campaign opener and drawn 1-1 against England in the next match, the loss leaves India with just one point from three games. A superb pass by Craig in the baseline was effortlessly picked up by Zalewski. An uphill task awaits the Indian Hockey Team as they prepare to take on formidable opponents in the shape of Australia on Tuesday. Read More »

William Hill sells its Australian business


William Hill, which expanded in Australia through acquisitions in 2013, took a charge of more than 238 million pounds ($332 million) on its operations in 2017, pushing it to its first pretax loss in three years. "The disposal will allow William Hill to focus on continuing to grow our United Kingdom online and USA businesses, particularly as we prepare for the decision on the PASPA appeal due in 2018". Read More »

US Ambassador Nikki Haley Accuses UN of 'Bullying' Israel

In remarks to the annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference in Washington earlier on Tuesday, Friedman, in an apparent jab at J Street and other left-wing groups, said it was "dangerous" to say that Israel is not committed to Middle East peace. Read More »

Greek court rejects extradition of Turk wanted over links to bombings


Greece's Kamenos said he hoped that raising the issue with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, of which both Greece and Turkey are members , would put further pressure on Ankara to release the servicemen. In an apparent direct response to Monday's ruling, a Greek court on Tuesday rejected a Turkish extradition request for a suspected Turkish left-wing militant arrested in Athens past year. Read More »

Syria war: 'Chlorine attack' on besieged Eastern Ghouta


The Syrian government initially barred most medical supplies in the aid convoy from getting through, according to Linda Tom, spokeswoman for the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Syria. At least 84 people were killed and about another 150 were wounded in the attack. Regime ally Russian Federation last week announced a five-hour daily "humanitarian pause" in the region, during which it said it would guarantee safe passage to civilians wishing to flee the ... Read More »

Erdogan reports on killed in Afrin operation


US-backed Syrian Kurdish forces announced on Tuesday that they would redeploy more than 1,700 fighters from the front lines of the battle against the Islamic State to the besieged Syrian enclave of Afrin. On Jan. 20, the Turkish Armed Forces, together with the Free Syrian Army, launched the Operation Olive Branch in Afrin, Syria. Turkish humanitarian agencies have always been looking for camp areas around Azaz as well as Idlib if large numbers of civilians head for the border seeking ... Read More »

Coptic Church says Saudi crown prince 'disturbs roots of regional extremism'


The 32-year-old is regarded as a reformer after allowing women to drive and seeking to instil wide-ranging changes to the country's economy - a plan he called Vision 2030 . The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Development fund and King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre yesterday donated food items and relief materials worth $10m to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Nigeria. Read More »

Indian troops open fire on auto, martyr six Kashmiris in IoK


The body of another terrorist was recovered early Monday morning from an orchard at Saidapora, some 12 kilometers away from the encounter site as well. Police said they recouped the projectile ridden assortment of Lashkar-e-Taiba activist Ashiq Hussain Bhat at Saidpora zone in Shopian , around six kms from the terminating spot. Read More »

Russian Military Plane Crashes in Syria, Killing 32


The plane was not attacked and technical malfunction may have caused the crash, according to the statement. The plane crashed approximately 500 meters (1,600 feet) from the runway and did not come under enemy fire, according to the Russian military. Read More »

26 wedding guests perish in western India truck accident


Five others lost their lives while undergoing treatment. "We have admitted the injured passengers to the nearby hospitals", A M Sayeed, a senior police official in the area, told Anadolu Agency over the phone. Meanwhile, Gujarat govt has announced a compensation of Rs 4 lakh for the families of the deceased and a probe has also been ordered into the incident. Read More »

ESPD responds to potential school threat


On Sunday, a concerned parent contacted the Excelsior Springs Police Department because of an alleged threat her student had received via Snapchat. The California Police Department has conducted a thorough investigation and believes there to be no threat to students or staff at this time. Read More »

U.S. aircraft carrier in Vietnam on historic visit


While the U.S. takes no formal position on the disputes between China and the other claimants in the South China Sea, it regularly makes so-called freedom of navigation operations to demonstrate the right to fly and sail through what it considers to be worldwide waters and airspace. Read More »

Italy's anti-migrant party leader says euro is 'the wrong currency'


The 5-Stars had a remarkably strong showing in the south, which has always been a stronghold of the center-right and Forza Italia. The ruling center-left bloc was seen on around 22 percent. The forces in favour of what Europe has done have been redimensioned. The M5S swept the poorer south, winning more than 40% across its regions, with a peak of more than 50% in Naples, and the centre-right prevailed in the north, where the League was historically based. Read More »

CM Pinarayi Vijayan hospital visit creates a flutter


As per a medical bulletin issued by Apollo Hospitals on Saturday, Pinarayi was admitted at 11.55pm on Friday for a "routine annual medical check-up". He would be discharged on Sunday, it said. CM Vijayan had shifted to the government guest house at Chepauk in Chennai from the hospital on Saturday evening, where actor Kamal Haasan called on him. Read More »