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'He's been balling all year': Big man carries Gonzaga to Final Four

Gonzaga is 36-1. It earned the No. 1 seed it will carry into its first Final Four, and if it wins two more games, it will earn its assigned title of being the best college basketball team in the United States. It is impossible to underplay the historic meaning of that accomplishment, even in the wake of this program's remarkable 18-year climb up the college basketball ladder. [Full Article...]

European Union to hold first Brexit summit on April 29

There is no price to pay to leave. No more, no less. The EU's watchword, he said, will be "citizens first". "We will not ask the British to pay a single euro for something they have not agreed to as a member", he said. Negotiations are expected to begin with "talks about talks", with arguments over whether divorce and trade discussions should take place simultaneously, as the United Kingdom wi... [Full Article...]

Earth Hour : Yes, one hour can make a difference

Earth Hour is a worldwide grassroots movement by Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF) to unite people to take action for the planet. Spokesperson Mora Scott says for BC Hydro, Earth Hour is a symbolic event to encourage people to turn off unnecessary electronics to promote conservation. [Full Article...]

Pope warns European Union 'risks dying' without new vision

Pope warns European Union 'risks dying' without new vision The Rome Declarations's wording has been the centre of contention, with Poland and Greece making last minute objections , highlighting the deep divisions that marred the anniversary. Francis, the first pope to hail from Latin America, has been an outspoken supporter of the EU. European Council chief Donald Tusk hammered the point home, asking: "Why should we lose our trust in the objective... [Full Article...]

Sanchez and Ozil contract talks are on hold, says Wenger

Wenger said last week he has reached a decision on whether he will stay at the Premier League club beyond this season, and will announce it publicly "very soon". Craig Burley says Arsene Wenger is showing how arrogant he is through his handling of his future at Arsenal . Asked whether he thought Wenger should stay , Podolski added: "I don't know who the guy is that can replace him". [Full Article...]

A Self-Driving Uber Vehicle Wasn't At-Fault in Arizona Crash

A Self-Driving Uber Vehicle Wasn't At-Fault in Arizona Crash An Uber spokesperson confirmed the vehicle was in self driving mode during the crash, but no one was seriously hurt. According to police. the self-driving vehicle was heading south on McClintock Drive when another auto failed to yield, while turning left at Don Carlos Drive. [Full Article...]

American and European astronauts on spacewalk to ready ISS

American and European astronauts on spacewalk to ready ISS French and an American astronaut floated outside the International Space Station Friday for a spacewalk to upgrade the orbiting outpost for the arrival of future space crews. In its new location, it will become the home for the second of two International Docking Adapters, to be delivered on a future flight of a SpaceX Dragon cargo ship. [Full Article...]

Brandin Cooks Sets Record Straight On Trade From Saints To Patriots

According to the Herald's Jeff Howe, several teams are interested in Butler's services . They've already filled most of their biggest needs in free agency, and adding a top-tier cornerback like Butler would be the best move of the bunch as it would allow New Orleans to truly approach the draft with a best-player-available approach instead of potentially reaching for a cornerback in the early roun... [Full Article...]

Apple responds to report that Central Intelligence Agency hacked Macs and iPhones

Apple responds to report that Central Intelligence Agency hacked Macs and iPhones Wikileaks has released the latest tranche of documents from its Vault 7 document dump, this time focusing on the CIA's MacOS cracks - a leak that indicates that Apple has eschewed Wikileaks' offer of cooperation over disclosures of security flaws in vendors' software and hardware. [Full Article...]

Patrick Ewing being considered for Georgetown job, report says

Patrick Ewing being considered for Georgetown job, report says Their attendance has slipped in recent years, they couldn't announce their own head coach at home games at the Verizon Center in 2016-17 and after losing to Arkansas State in an on-campus home game, the student body chanted "Fire JT3". Of the coaches on this list, the Rams have recruited a lot of top-100 prospects and futures pros like E.C. Matthews and Hassan Martin, so we know that Hurley knows ... [Full Article...]

Social Media Buzzing Over Man Who Broke Up Street Fight

Social Media Buzzing Over Man Who Broke Up Street Fight Popular Video Congress just passed a drug testing law that has a lot of people outraged. "Who ill-advised you? Who told you wrong?" "A couple days ago, I was thinking it was cool to fight in front of my friends or I need this fame, but it really doesn't mean nothing at all, so I want to say thank you again", said Mobley. [Full Article...]

OnePlus 3T marks OnePlus' debut in Denmark

OnePlus 3T marks OnePlus' debut in Denmark The good news for those of us unable to make that journey is that OnePlus will soon offer more blacked-out 3T phones. OnePlus says it went through great lengths to ideal the black finish on this device, claiming to have tested " more than 30 color iterations" and used "three carefully applied dark coatings 14 microns thick" which "maintains the natural look and feel of metal". [Full Article...]

Inspection scandal makes mincemeat of Brazil's export trade

Inspection scandal makes mincemeat of Brazil's export trade Kevin Lovell, the CEO of the South African Poultry Association (Sapa), said on Wednesday: "We hope the hearing will put to rest, once and for all, the myth that we are not competitive producers, and that it will confirm that dumping is the problem causing the chicken industry such harm". [Full Article...]

Sea ice hits new record low at both poles

Sea ice hits new record low at both poles Temperatures, lifted both by man-made greenhouse gases and a natural El Nino event that released heat from the Pacific Ocean past year, beat the previous record in 2015, when 200 nations agreed a plan to limit global warming. Besides the shrinking levels, the sea ice cap is thinning and at risk to the action of ocean waters, winds and rising temperatures, NASA said. A warm winter and a low Sept... [Full Article...]

Baltimore Man Suspected In Manhattan Stabbing Wanted To Kill Black Men

After fatally stabbing 66-year-old Timothy Caughman, Jackson turned himself into police, reportedly saying "you need to arrest me". They said they recovered two knives from the man. "There happened to be no one else around". He was staying at a hotel in Midtown and proceeded to wander the city. The New York Post reported that Jackson had written a Dylann Roof-esque racist manifesto and turne... [Full Article...]

Sweet 16 Predictions, And Beyond

Yeah, don't miss this. Ivy League teams are not to be taken lightly when it comes to March Madness, as proven past year when 12th-seeded Yale knocked off fifth-seeded Baylor. It was the most points scored against a Kentucky team coached by John Calipari. Don't let that Southern charm fool you. Kentucky took care of its business, subduing plucky Northern Kentucky then grinding out a mettle-test... [Full Article...]

Pharmacy owner convicted of racketeering, acquitted of murder

Pharmacy owner convicted of racketeering, acquitted of murder A verdict has been reached in the the trial of a former MA executive charged in the 2012 US meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people and injured about 700 others in 20 states. Defense attorney Bruce Singal said Cadden will appeal his conviction but was gratified to have been cleared of murder. They said Glenn Chin, a supervisory pharmacist, ran the so-called clean rooms where drugs were made. [Full Article...]

Drake fans had zero patience waiting for More Life

Drake fans had zero patience waiting for More Life Hotline Bling , Too Good , and Controlla are also proving to be popular picks with fans. Numerous initial reactions made the album seem like Views 2.0 but a second listen suggests something different. Drake returned to the O2 Arena for his final show at the venue last night (March 20th) and it promised to be an epic occasion. The two were rumoured to be dating after they shared cuddled up pi... [Full Article...]

Kremlin receives no official charges against FSB over Yahoo hacker attack

Kremlin receives no official charges against FSB over Yahoo hacker attack The U.S.is planning to arrest one person in Canada soon, the source added. USA officials say the goal of the state-sponsored spying was to obtain information on Russian and American officials, dissidents and journalists. Yahoo have previously said that the 2014 security breach that went undiscovered for over two years, and affected its final sale price to Verizon, that "state-sponsored" hackers we... [Full Article...]

Global Warming 2017: Record Breaking Climate Change Affecting Earth, Says WMO

In 2017, the agency said, officials have observed three "Polar equivalent [s] of a heatwave", where temperatures there were close to the melting point. Hurricane Matthew caused widespread suffering in Haiti, and inflicted significant economic losses in the US. The WMO says better technology and data collection "demonstrate clearly the existence of links between man-made climate change and many c... [Full Article...]


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