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No. 30 Jackets Open Up ACC Play at No. 6 Clemson

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Defensively, Boston College yields 73.6 points per game against the opposing teams. "It's a concern but we've won 21 games, 11 games in the ACC", N.C. State sophomore guard Markell Johnson followed with a made layup, but had a lapse in judgement and was assessed a technical foul after trying to call a timeout that the Wolfpack didn't have. Read More »

MS could test how soon state can restrict abortion

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Mississippi's governor says he hasn't changed his mind: He will sign into law a bill that would ban most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. Gov. The owner of Mississippi's only abortion clinic has pledged to sue. Under the bill, anyone convicted of inducing an abortion after 15 weeks (aside from the woman who received the abortion) may face up to 10 years in prison. Read More »

Turkish and FSA forces take YPG stronghold

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Turkish army forces and allied militants from the so-called Free Syrian Army (FSA) have seized control of a town in Syria's northwestern Afrin region that has been the target of a military campaign over the past weeks . troops are stationed since 2016 when they drove out IS. Earlier, Erdogan said that Turkey will return the Syrian refugees, whose number exceeds three million, back to their homeland. Read More »

Karti again fails to get relief from SC

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The CBI said it has a recorded statement of Indrani Mukherjea accusing Karti Chidambaram of seeking bribe to get the FIPB clearance. Karti is now being produced in court by the CBI as his three-day custody ends on Friday. Karti in his plea claimed that he had never attempted to influence witnesses, tamper with documentary evidence, pollute or obstruct the judicial process as was alleged by the probe agency. Read More »

Top NJ Lawmaker Proposes Raising Business Tax Rates

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Senate President Steve Sweeney says that his plan would impose a three-percent surcharge on businesses making more than $1 million. The "surcharge" proposed by Sweeney, D-3rd District, would raise the tax rate by three percentage points. Read More »

Love jihad case: SC liberates Hadiya, restores her marriage

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Jahan challenged the order, and the Supreme Court said: "In this case, we feel that the high court shouldn't have annulled the marriage". "We hold that the high court should not have annulled the marriage between appellant No.1, Shafin Jahan and respondent No.9, Hadiya alias Akhila Asokan, in a habeas corpus petition under Article 226 of the Constitution of India", a bench also comprising justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud said. Read More »

Mega 6.8 magnitude quake strikes 'Ring of Fire' zone

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About 90% of earthquakes happen in this region due to plate tectonics. A powerful 6.8-magnitude natural disaster hit off the Papua New Guinea coast early on Friday (Mar 9), officials said, but there was no tsunami warning or immediate reports of damage. Read More »

Judge Tells Trump To Mute, Not Block, On Twitter

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A government lawyer, Michael Baer, argued that since it's Trump's personal account established before he was president he shouldn't have to treat it like a public forum. If Trump muted a user, he would not see that user's tweets, but the user could still see and respond to the president's tweets. "It is not the case that the only person harmed by blocking is the blockee". Read More »

Kim Wall death: Submariner says toxic fumes killed journalist

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Madsen , wearing a black t-shirt and jeans, told the court that Wall had died from breathing exhaust gases that had leaked into the submarine due to a technical error, while he was on the deck of the vessel preparing for to submerge. "But traces of semen have been found in the underpants which were secured from Peter Madsen after the arrest", he said. "However there is not enough proof", Hald Engmark told the court. Read More »

Mackenzie Davis Is Set to Star in a 'Terminator' Reboot!

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Now, she's in talks to appear in one of the most revered genre favorites of all time with a role in the upcoming James Cameron/Tim Miller "reboot" of The Terminator franchise! She also had parts in The Martian (opposite Matt Damon and Donald Glover) and That Awkward Moment (opposite Zac Efron, Michael B. Read More »

Broncos 'Actively Shopping' Aqib Talib

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ESPN's Adam Schefter reported the Broncos are expected to receive a 2018 fifth-round pick in exchange for Talib , who is owed $12 million this season and $8 million in 2019. The 32-year-old played in 15 games last year and finished with one interception. Free agency begins on March 14. Talib is the latest addition to a totally revamped Rams' secondary. Read More »

Man City can't compare to Barca, Madrid yet: Guardiola

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Guardiola took the chance to rest stars including Kevin De Bruyne , Sergio Aguero, Ederson and David Silva, with Phil Foden starting to become the youngest English player to start a knockout game in the Champions League . "It was the first time Gabriel Jesus played 90 minutes since his injury so that's good for him". "There's a lot of things we need to look at moving forward, both individually and as a team". Read More »

Seul: Kim offre moratoria su nucleare

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Lo ha annunciato il consigliere per la sicurezza nazionale di Seul , Chung Eui-yong, al termine della visita di una delegazione sudcoreana a Pyongyang che ha incontrato il leader nordcoreano Kim Jong-un. Il leader nord coreano nella lettera inviata a Donald Trump si sarebbe anche impegnato a sospendere i test nucleari e missilistici. La decisione arriva proprio ora che Seul ha riferito come il regime di Kim stia aprendo alla denuclearizzazione e sia pronto a colloqui ... Read More »

Mnangagwa troubled by Mugabe's links to new political party

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Some officials in the ruling party have rounded on Mugabe for that, accusing him of trying to destabilise Zanu-PF. Chipanga is one of the expelled Zanu PF members who has been linked by social media reports to the new Mutinhiri led political outfit as its Secretary for the Commissariat. Read More »

Women Across the World Mark International Women's Day

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Now for a look at stories making headlines around the world and we start with International Women's Day . Work was being halted as part of a 24-hour strike organised by the 8 March Commission and backed by 10 unions and some of Spain's top women politicians. Read More »

Airlines to operate all-women crew flights tomorrow

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On the occasion of International Women's Day , Emirates is celebrating women by showcasing diversity and how integral they are to the operational and technical roles in the Group. I thoroughly enjoyed meeting so numerous women involved, I didnt realise there were so many careers to choose from. BA captain Julie Levy, who flew the London to Glasgow flight, said most of the young women she meets tell her it never occurred to them to become a pilot. Read More »

Coca-Cola Will Launch First Alcoholic Beverage to Compete In Japan

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The Coca-Cola makes up 2.3% of Field & Main Bank's portfolio, making the stock its 8th biggest position. It also increased its holding in C H Robinson Worldwide Inc (NASDAQ:CHRW) by 366,756 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.44M shares, and has risen its stake in Sysco Corp (NYSE:SYY). Read More »

Furlong, Ringrose return for Ireland

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Henderson had been tipped to slot straight back into the side but Schmidt has kept faith with his most-selected player in Toner. The paceman insists England are only worrying about beating Les Bleus at the Stade de France on Saturday and not scoring four or more tries. Read More »

United States offers $5 million reward for Pakistan Taliban leader

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Taliban leaders have said they are willing to talk to officials in the United States for a peaceful solution, but have refused to meet with leaders in Kabul... The son of Fazlullah is the fourth high-profile Taliban figure to be killed by drones within a month. The step taken by USA authorities has come in ahead of talks with Pakistan to better curb extremism in the region. Read More »

Waitrose Sales Rise, But Costs See John Lewis Profits Fall 22%

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This is down from 6 per cent last year, 10 per cent the year before that and 15 per cent five years ago. Sales were significantly impacted, particularly in John Lewis , by the heavy snow last week. Sir Charlie Mayfield, Chairman of John Lewis Partnership , said: "As we anticipated, 2017 was a challenging year". However, their hard work throughout the year was key to delivering gross sales of GBP11.60 billion, up 2.0%, with like-for-like increases in both Waitrose and John Lewis . Read More »

Mayor Schaaf to Sessions: 'No one elected me to be fearful'

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He specifically called out Schaaf over her decision to leak news of the impending ICE raids, which critics say may have put ICE agents at risk of violence during the operation. "I'm going to use every power I have to fight that". "And I think that that is a fair criticism and statement", Sessions said. He stated that sanctuary city and state policies in California directly and adversely affect the efforts of federal law enforcement officials to reduce the numbers of immigrants living in ... Read More »

Donald Trump is against gun control, NRA says after meeting president

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But it was the comments by the commander-in-chief himself that seemed most to mark a shift in the nation's consciousness when it comes to mass shootings and guns. John Cornyn and Chris Murphy though he could possibly go beyond that. "I'm the guy that wrote the bill that the NRA opposed, the Manchin-Toomey legislation was strongly opposed by the NRA. Read More »

SC extends Sharifs' cases deadline by two months

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After hearing the argument by NAB, the judges granted extension of two months in cases of Sharif and his family and three months in case of Dar. Acting on the apex court's order, the NAB had initially filed four cases against the Sharifs and former finance minister Ishaq Dar. Read More »

Michael B Jordan's production company backs diversity clause

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If you want to learn more about how to support the cause - link in bio'. While the term remains widely unknown to those outside of the walls of Hollywood, an "inclusion rider," according to NPR , is a request or a demand that is added to contracts to ensure that certain levels of diversity are actively put into effect within the project's cast and crew. Read More »

Nor'easter brings rare thundersnow to Northeast

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The city is forecast to see between 4 to 8 inches , depending on where the snow/rain line ends up. The storm wasn't predicted to be as severe as the nor'easter that toppled trees, inundated coastal communities and caused more than 2 million power outages from Virginia to ME last Friday . Read More »