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by | March 17, 2018 | 15:03

The 2018 NCAA Tournament's first round starts tomorrow. Not a lot of mid-majors have (the audacity of) hope to advance in the former president's pool. Whoever assembled Obama's bracket graphics conveniently left out the seeds, to prevent people from noticing how unadventurous his picks were. She's a Michigan State grad.

by | March 17, 2018 | 14:57

The annual Urs is scheduled to start on March 19 and continue till March 29. However, New Delhi did not fail to bring to attention that Pakistan was allegedly responsible for carrying out an equivalent campaign of harassment against its own diplomats posted in Islamabad , accusing Pakistani intelligence agents for having entered the embassy's residential compound.

by | March 17, 2018 | 14:53

The town of Afrin , 90 villages and a nearby town under YPG control have been encircled, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights confirmed on Tuesday. On Friday, Turkey's military and its rebel allies had besieged Afrin and were nearing its town centre, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, in what would mark a major advance in Turkey's military operation.

by | March 17, 2018 | 14:44

The expulsion marks the latest turn in a confrontation between Russia and the United Kingdom following the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergey Skripal and his daughter Yulia in the southern English town of Salisbury. Mr Lavrov had earlier said that Moscow had "stopped paying attention" to the poisoning claims, and called UK's refusal to work with Russian Federation a "violation of worldwide agreements".

by | March 17, 2018 | 14:39

Skripal and his daughter Yulia are in critical condition after being exposed to a Soviet-designed nerve agent on March 4 in the English city of Salisbury. She accused Britain of refusing to cooperate with Moscow in the investigation of the incident. The leaders of the U.S., Germany and France said all evidence points to Russian Federation being responsible for the poisoning of two people in England and called for an urgent explanation from Vladimir Putin's government.

by | March 17, 2018 | 14:39

Moscow had failed to respond to a deadline set by the Prime Minister to explain how the nerve agent that poisoned former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia found its way into Britain. Russia's response was more robust than expected. On March 16 British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says it is "overwhelmingly likely" that Russian President Vladimir Putin was behind the poisoning.

by | March 17, 2018 | 14:37

The actress has done over 75 films in her career till date and she will be soon romancing Venkatesh in his upcoming action thriller Aata Nade Veta Nade. The only celebrity guests present were Manoj Bajpayee and wife Shabana, who stay in the neighbourhood". She successfully kept her relationship out of media glare.

by | March 17, 2018 | 14:00

Instead, Peterson stood outside, doing nothing, for more than four minutes, police said . Peterson's attorney, Joseph DiRuzzo, did not return a call and email Thursday seeking comment. In a previous news conference that followed the shooting, Israel said Peterson, who was assigned to the campus in 2009, should have gone inside and "addressed the killer, killed the killer".

by | March 17, 2018 | 13:51

According to a White House statement, the allied leaders "agreed that concrete actions, not words, will be the key to achieving permanent denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula". Im said the summit would be a one-day affair as the meeting will take place at a neutral zone between the two Koreas. The Scandinavian country has longstanding ties with North Korea - its diplomatic mission in Pyongyang was the first Western embassy established in the country, in 1975.

by | March 17, 2018 | 13:51

Russia's foreign minister has dismissed Britain's accusations that Moscow was involved in the nerve agent attack - either by failing to control its chemical weapons stockpiles or through direct involvement in the attempted murder. The leaders' remarks come a day after Britain expelled 23 Russian diplomats and suspended high-level contacts with Moscow over the incident. "The Russians complained recently that we criticize them too much", she said.

by | March 17, 2018 | 13:50

Following the inaugural session of the Science Congress, PM Modi will head for Luwangshangbam at 11.55 am where he will lay the foundation stones for Luwangpokpa Multi-Sports Complex, National Sports University and freedom fighter Rani Gaidinliu Park at Mantripukhri.

by | March 17, 2018 | 13:30

This must be our target. The Chelsea manager - usually stern and no-nonsense - hugged the Barcelona genius with a smile indeed on his face after Messi single-handedly sent the Premier League side out of the competition. "Messi destroyed the knockout with his dominating play, intervening with surgical precision when it was necessary", it wrote. Leicester and Chelsea have met in five previous seasons in the FA Cup - Chelsea have progressed in all five ties, most recently in ...

by | March 17, 2018 | 13:28

Adrian Lamo, the prolific hacker who turned in Chelsea Manning to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, has died at 37 years old. Lamo rose to prominence in the early-2000s after hacking Microsoft and the New York Times Company, for which he was convicted in 2004.

by | March 17, 2018 | 13:26

British Prime Minister Theresa May this week ordered 23 Russian diplomats expelled as part of measures to punish Russia over the March 4 poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in the city of Salisbury. British lawmaker Tom Tugendhat, chairman of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee, said the move to close the organization's office would hurt the Russian people.

by | March 17, 2018 | 13:21

ROME- Egyptian citizens living overseas on Friday are scheduled to vote in presidential elections, Mena news agency reported Thursday. Lasheen Ibrahim, head of the election commission, said the turnout Friday appears to be "good", without elaborating.

by | March 17, 2018 | 13:11

Flipkart could also issue new shares as Walmart takes its stake, the people said. "We take allegations like this seriously and looked into them when they were brought to our attention", Hitt said. "We've been focusing on building an e-commerce business, that's still underway, obviously", said Walmart CEO and President Douglas McMillon during a February conference call with Wall Street analysts in February.

by | March 17, 2018 | 12:44

British ambassador to Russia, Laurie Bristow, leaves after a meeting at the Russian Foreign Ministry in Moscow on Saturday, March 17, 2018. It said the move was a response to Britain's "provocative actions" and "baseless accusations over the incident in Salisbury on March 4", referring to the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal with a nerve agent developed in the Soviet Union, which Britain has blamed on Russian Federation.

by | March 17, 2018 | 12:15

Peskov slammed Johnson's remarks as "shocking and unforgivable behavior from the point of view of diplomacy". "All the steps will be well thought out", he told reporters. While Ryabkov said Moscow did not wish to sever all communications with Washington, he blamed the mounting tensions on "American political stubbornness", and warned that US lawmakers were "playing with fire by destroying Russian-American relationship because simultaneously they shake global stability".

by | March 17, 2018 | 12:03

A full year before presidential candidates typically begin courting local voters, there is already an expectation among top Republicans that Trump will face a challenge from within his own party in the next presidential contest. Flake will be the featured speaker at the "Politics and Eggs" forum hosted by the college. Flake is among a small number of potential Republican primary contenders that includes Ohio Gov.

by | March 17, 2018 | 11:52

Pompeo will re-invest his position with some of the authority that Tillerson lost. Since taking over the Presidency in January 2017, Donald Trump has either sacked many of his officials or they have resigned. ► McMaster staying: Sanders attempts to bat down rumors that Trump would soon replace Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, his national security adviser. Pompeo and Trump are close.

by | March 17, 2018 | 11:46

In a statement late on Friday, May's office said the OPCW agreed to travel to Britain to collect a sample of the nerve agent. Britain has expelled 23 Russian diplomats and suspended high-level contacts with Moscow due to the incident.

by | March 17, 2018 | 11:42

Elevating Wang would allow Xi to keep a formidable ally by his side as China's most powerful leader since Mao Zedong cements his authority and sets his sights on a possible lifelong tenure. Wang, 69, led the country's powerful anti-graft watchdog for five years until his retirement from the top echelons of the Communist Party late last year.

by | March 17, 2018 | 11:35

Abu Zarin Hussin , 33, become an internet star two years ago after a number of British newspapers falsely reported that he had married a snake . Along with ferreting out the unwelcome serpent snakes , Hussin also trained other smoke eaters to identify poisonous snakes and to capture them without killing them.

by | March 17, 2018 | 11:30

Russia's Foreign Ministry summoned the British ambassador to Russian Federation on Saturday in a deepening geopolitical dispute over a nerve agent attack on a former spy in Britain. British police said Friday that he died from compression to the neck and opened a murder investigation. Britain says they were poisoned with a nerve agent developed by the Soviet military.

by | March 17, 2018 | 11:27

The White House said the bill will pave the way for more official exchanges with Taipei. On behalf of the Tsai administration Lin assured the United States and the people of Taiwan that the government would continue working closely with the U.S.to further strengthen ties between the two countries.

by | March 17, 2018 | 11:17

The talks about talks come after the head of the U.S. Pacific Command said the United States could not be overly optimistic about the outcome of any summit between U.S. "During the visit Ri Yong Ho will meet with Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Elisabeth Wallstrom to exchange views on the bilateral relations and issues of mutual concern", the article reads.

by | March 17, 2018 | 10:38

Facebook has suspended a political research and campaign firm linked to Donald Trump and Steve Bannon for violating policies protecting users' privacy, according to a Facebook statement . Facebook learned about Kogan's activities in 2015. The parties said they had obliged with Facebook's request, but the social media giant found out recently that the data had not been deleted.

by | March 17, 2018 | 10:36

It's a much thinner Lady Bear roster this season, clearing the way for the 6-foot-4 Cox to form a duo with 6-7 All-American Kalani Brown that's hard for any team in the nation to handle - but particularly one as undersized as Grambling State.

by | March 17, 2018 | 10:34

His predecessors had avoided visiting Noida apparently over the rumour that any chief minister who visits the township loses power and does not come back to assume the office again. In February 2018, the BJP lost in the bypolls conducted to 3 seats, namely Ajmer and Alwar in Rajasthan and Uluberia in West Bengal. Likening the state of Dalits and OBCs in the party after elections to that of the removal of the scaffolding after a house is built, Yadav contended that it was not the SP-BSP ...

by | March 17, 2018 | 10:26

The second offers a " reality check " that responds with facts to misleading claims about S. 2155 that have been circulating in the press. - The U.S. The problem with the former reporting requirements, advocates say, is that banks often blamed racial lending discrepancies on borrowers' credit scores or other characteristics that were impossible to verify without additional reported data that lenders already collect as part of the mortgage application and underwriting process.

by | March 17, 2018 | 10:15

The visit comes as South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-Wha arrived in Washington. To the surprise even of his advisers, Trump readily accepted an invitation to meet Kim in hopes of securing the rogue regime's complete denuclearization .

by | March 17, 2018 | 09:56

Last week, they demanded a thorough investigation into the shooting deaths of reporter Jan Kuciak and Martina Kusnirova in the biggest anti-government protest since the 1989 Velvet Revolution that toppled the Communist regime in Czechoslovakia.

by | March 17, 2018 | 09:50

It's not the only surveillance video from campus that day, but the only footage released by the sheriff's department after an order from a judge. Sheriff Scott Israel blasted Peterson eight days after the shooting, saying the deputy should have entered the building immediately, "addressed the killer, killed the killer".

by | March 17, 2018 | 09:52

Open-door flights, sometimes called doors-off flights, offer sweeping, unobstructed views of landmarks and skylines, making them popular with tourists and photographers who often dangle their feet outside. But emergency responders said they had to cut passengers out of their restraints in the helicopter, which rolled over in the water. Liberty Helicopters posted a statement on its website after the crash, saying it is "focused on supporting the families affected by this tragic accident and ...

by | March 17, 2018 | 09:20

As per a news report in The Hindu, the Delhi Police have received a complaint against the professor and an FIR under IPC sections 354 (Assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) and 509 (Word, gesture or act meant to insult the modesty of a woman) has been filed at the Vasant Kunj North police station against professor Johri.