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Kansas coach: "It has been the healthiest we have been"


I hope that our guys are ready to play. "It's like coaching the ACC". "But his health is good". Clemson coach Brad Brownell was asked if the tournament experience Kansas has gives the Jayhawks an advantage. "Now, his timing may not be great", he said about Azubuike. The Tigers have played tough defense all season, but the Jayhawks need to make things as difficult for them on the other end as points may be hard to come by. Read More »

Tropical Cyclone Nora no concern for Bundy, yet


NASA satellite imagery showed that Tropical Cyclone Nora developed an eye as it strengthened into a hurricane north of Australia. Severe Tropical Cyclone Nora tracking southeast across the northern Gulf of Carpentaria, expected to move close to the Gulf coast in the next 12 to 24 hours. Read More »

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Holdings Boosted by Apriem Advisors

Cheniere Energy Inc now has $12.38B valuation. This is a measurement over the past three trading sessions that provides an indication of whether the latest recent price movement is following the signal. Suntrust Banks Inc holds 59,186 shares or 0.31% of its portfolio. Praxairinc (NYSE:PX) was reduced too. Investors sentiment increased to 1.07 in Q3 2017. Read More »

Protesters jump on police cars in south Sacramento. Tense standoff ensues


Sacramento police a short time later announced that no more fans would be admitted to the game and later confirmed to USA Today that the Kings' ownership chose to lock the doors and keep them locked during the entire game for "safety". "What we feel is deserving is that the police officers are arrested and charged", he said. The Sacramento County District Attorney's Office is investigating the shooting. Read More »

Great Mills Shooting Victim Has Died After Being Taken Off Life Support

She was transported to the University of Maryland Prince George's Hospital Center and had been in critical condition. "She is brain dead". Shortly before 8 a.m. Last month, after the tragic attack on Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, which took 17 lives, many student survivors took up the cause to prevent it from happening again. Read More »

Track and field: Mason City boys explore newness of this year's team


Welge: Was there anything in the high jump you worked on between last season and this one? Covington finished third in the league, district and and regionals. Williams is recovering and Suber expects him to help the Vikings' championship chase after a sophomore season that saw him contribute in the 110s and sprint relays. Read More »

Wall Street reeling from trade war concerns


The week's carnage, however, was dominated by the fight over trade involving the two biggest economies in the world: the US and China. The Dow fell -1.77% or -424.69 points at 23533.20. "It's not that we thought trade wars would cause the market to fall, it's that there was too much optimism priced into stock markets", he said. - The MSCI Emerging Market Index fell 2 percent. Read More »

Polling ends for 25 Rajya Sabha seats in six states


For the 59 Rajya Sabha seats to be filled, 33 candidates from 10 states were declared elected unopposed on March 15 with the BJP accounting for 16 of them. Senior Union Minister Piyush Goyal was sent to Lucknow on Thursday to strategise the moves along with CM Yogi Adityanath and both leaders remained in close touch with all MLAs to ensure they voted as per the plan. Read More »

Lalu Prasad Yadav convicted in fodder scam cases


Lalu's lawyers were hoping that he would get some relief because another former chief minister Jagannath Mishra was acquitted by the court. The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo was earlier today sentenced to seven years imprisonment under IPC sections and seven years under sections related to PC Act in the fourth fodder scam case . Read More »

China partially wins WTO case over Obama-era United States tariffs


Lighthizer's office has determined that the United States loses at least $30 billion a year to China's alleged forced technology transfers. China went to the WTO in 2012 to challenge USA anti-subsidy tariffs on Chinese exports including solar panels, wind turbines, steel cylinders and aluminium extrusions. Read More »

Trump goes back to the 80s with China tariffs

Other sectors like apparel could also be hit. "These Chinese policies hurt innovators in the United States and worldwide by interfering with the ability of foreign technology holders to set market-based terms in licensing and other technology-related contracts", said the USTR. Read More »

European Union recalls envoy from Russian Federation


Rink was convicted of providing the agent for the attack but given a suspended sentence. On Friday, the Russian foreign ministry described the EU accusation as "baseless" and accused the bloc of spurning co-operation with Moscow and joining "another anti-Russian campaign deployed by London and its allies overseas with an obvious goal: to put another obstacle on the path to the normalization of the situation on the European continent". Read More »

Trump signs on tariffs against $50bn of China imports


The US trade deficit with China ran to a record US$375 billion a year ago - but US exports to the country were also at a record. Beijing said in a statement that "the U.S. The administration said it will decide by May 1 if it will extend the exemption "based on the status of discussions" with the countries. The President has asked the USTR to start the process towards erecting a tariff wall, while the Treasury Department has been directed to device restrictions on Chinese ... Read More »

BJP MPs asked to 'expose' Opposition


He pointed out to the new headquarters, and said that the party's work culture should be reflected in all our headquarters from district level to national. A presentation on the 115 aspirations districts specially marked out by the Niti Aayog for targeted development across 48 parameters was also made to the MPs. Read More »

Russian Spy Scandal: 23 Russian Diplomats Leave UK Today


European Council President Donald Tusk , who will chair the summit and has sided with Britain, said: "It is clear we should improve our preparedness for future attacks". Prime Minister Theresa May has said the European Council is "standing together" on the Salisbury nerve agent attack as she warned the threat from Russian Federation "respects no borders". Read More »

Nigerian schoolgirls died in raid, teen told parent


When Boko Haram returned the Dapchi girls on Wednesday, Leah's mother fainted when she realized her daughter was not among them. The girls - many dressed in matching fawn-coloured, long hijabs - boarded a Nigerian military transport plane from the Borno state capital Maiduguri to Abuja on Wednesday night. Read More »

Wawasee Softball Defeats Westview 4-3 In Opener


The Spartans eventually pulled away, scoring six runs in the sixth and seventh innings after leading 3-2 after the third inning. Cris'Deona Beasley struck out 11 hitters and surrendered just two hits in one of the best performances of the junior's career. Read More »

Protests and strikes across France disrupt travel, schools


Public sector employees from national railway company, commonly known as SNCF , were joined by employees of the national carrier Air France and other public servants as they took to the streets of the capital, refusing to work which meant that travel inside France and into or out of it was severely restricted. Read More »

Medical Marijuana is Coming to Ohio- What Employers Need to Know


Should doctors be the ones to decide who could benefit from medical marijuana? On January 4, Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded a Department of Justice policy instituted in 2013 that directed federal prosecutors not to enforce federal marijuana laws against individuals and businesses that are in compliance with state medical or adult-use marijuana laws. Read More »

Trump Surprises His Own Staff By Saying He'll Meet With Putin Soon


Sanders told reporters after the call that there are "no specific plans made at this time " for a possible meeting between Trump and Putin . Late in the day, it leaked that the president either ignored or didn't read a memo from his National Security Team that said, in caps, "DO NOT CONGRATULATE". Read More »

Parkland, Fla., students getting clear backpacks after security scares


School administrators announced the new policy after the shooting suspect's brother was charged with trespassing on campus and two students were arrested on charges of carrying knives, the New York Times reports . on Monday. Stricker, a 17-year-old sophomore at the school, was also arrested after "a nine-inch knife was found in his backpack", the Broward County Sheriff's Office reported . Read More »

Sacramento police officers who shot Stephon Clark receiving death threats


The game started about 15 minutes late while the arena was mostly empty. Black Lives Matter Sacramento rallied the protesters at City Hall, with many carrying signs reading, "Stop Killing Us". Geoffrey Alpert, a professor of criminology at the University of SC and an expert on police use of force, said the officers may have a tough time explaining why they jumped to the conclusion that Clark had a gun. Read More »

Scandal-weary Peruvians welcome incoming president Vizcarra


The Peruvian Congress accepted the resignation of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski on Friday, after a long debate between representatives of various political forces of the legislative body. Late past year, after he had been accused of wrongdoing in an global graft scandal involving construction contracts, Kuczynski pardoned former President Alberto Fujimori , who had been convicted of human rights violations. Read More »

Sarkozy Vows to Fight Against 'Gaddafi Gang' Amid Barring Order


Sarkozy , who served as president from 2007 to 2012, has been charged with corruption, illegal campaign financing and concealment of Libyan public money, a judiciary source told AFP. Sarkozy has dismissed the allegations as the rantings of vindictive Gaddafi loyalists who were furious over the French-led military intervention in Libya that helped end Gaddafi's 41-year rule and ultimately led to his death. Read More »

Owen Smith gets sack over call for referendum


Lord Hain said Mr Smith had been doing a "terrific job" and "in a shadow cabinet with few big hitters he was definitely one". She told The House: 'Next time I think we have to be quite clear about this and basically say there are lots of fantastic men in the Labour Party who would be more than capable of being leader - there's no doubt about that - and there are also lots of women who are more than capable of being leader, and we're going to choose one of the women. Read More »

Southgate in World Cup keeper hint after selecting starter v Holland


England boss Gareth Southgate started with Kyle Walker on the right side of a back three, while Marcus Rashford started up front. On a brighter note, England did show at times that they have a good mix of movement and speed in attack and, having offered very little during the first half, they are also entitled to think they should have been awarded a penalty six minutes after the restart. Read More »

PA school district gives students rocks to throw in case of shooter


But one school district in Pennsylvania has decided that children should simply defend themselves - with rocks. Dr. David Helsel , Superintendent of the Blue Mountain School District, about 40 miles west of Allentown, said students are being trained on how to handle emergency situations, and are learning to supplement the school's security systems. Read More »