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New Zealand vs England 4th ODI

New Zealand vs England 4th ODI When New Zealand was desperate for a win to keep their hopes in the series alive, it was one of their most experienced men, Ross Taylor who rose to the occasion on the day it mattered the most. Santner dropped Bairstow on 74 at extra cover, leaving Boult grasping his forehead. His new highest ODI score included 17 fours and six sixes - two of them departed the ground - and had the 5442-strong ... [Full Article...]

Trump, Swedish PM clash over looming metals tariffs

But the White House never officially designated the targets of those sanctions, concluding in January that the threat of sanctions was by itself enough of a "deterrent". Trump said his administration is conducting a study and will make strong suggestions on protecting the midterms and beyond. But he insisted, contrary to media reports (and a large number of vacancies in key positions), he has no... [Full Article...]

SFIO summons senior officials from Axis, ICICI, other private banks

SFIO summons senior officials from Axis, ICICI, other private banks Earlier, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had questioned ICICI Bank Executive Director N.S. Kannan. An LoU would be issued to one of the firms of Modi and Choksi, and after the money was credited to the applicants' account, a new LoU would be obtained to "adjust" the earlier one, the CBI lawyer said. [Full Article...]

Storm could bring more than foot of snow

Storm could bring more than foot of snow Southeastern Massachusetts, including Cape Cod, will most likely experience a mix of snow and rain, with a coating possible. "But then it's all snow for much of the time tomorrow". Parts of Madison and Oneida counties, for example, are now under a winter storm warning and are expected to get 6 to 8 inches of snow. High: low-mid 40s. [Full Article...]

South Korean delegation meets with Kim Jong Un in North Korea

South Korean delegation meets with Kim Jong Un in North Korea He is also looking to improved ties with the South as a potential means of keeping the North's economy afloat. "Our job is to make sure that we maintain those military operations to defend the Korean peninsula and we will (stand) shoulder to shoulder with our South Korean partners", Pentagon spokesman Colonel Robert Manning told reporters. [Full Article...]

Powerball results for 03/03/18; did anyone win the $318M jackpot?

Powerball results for 03/03/18; did anyone win the $318M jackpot? Three winning tickets were sold for that drawing, including one in bought in New Jersey by Englishtown couple Jorge and Joanne Lopes. Saturday's Classic Lotto jackpot is $3.1 million. Usual times for last ticket sales, however, occur one to two hours before the numbers are announced, according to CBS News . The Pennsylvania Lottery has an office at 49 S. [Full Article...]

USGS: Major Quakes Hit Papua New Guinea

USGS: Major Quakes Hit Papua New Guinea Three aftershocks stronger than magnitude-5 shook the mountainous Southern Highlands, about 600 kilometres north-west of the capital Port Moresby early on Monday, the US Geological Survey said, including a shallow magnitude-6 quake. Relief efforts are slowly being ramped up, with millions of dollars in aid pledged by the government, ExxonMobil and Australian energy producers. Australia, New Ze... [Full Article...]

West Virginia leaders reach deal to end teachers strike

West Virginia leaders reach deal to end teachers strike Justice announced the deal on Tuesday. Justice wrote on Twitter that he "stood rock solid" on a 5 percent raise for teachers in the state. A huge crowd of teachers packing the Capitol jumped up and down, chanted "We love our kids!" and singing John Denver's "Take Me Home, Country Roads". [Full Article...]

Iran sharply criticizes European Union over its approach to nuclear deal

Iran sharply criticizes European Union over its approach to nuclear deal The French foreign minister also referred to France's will to keep its deep and friendly relations with Iran and added Europe, especially France, is committed to and interested in the implementation of the JCPOA despite the U.S. to implement its commitments under the JCPOA", Zarif added. In a statement on January 12, U.S. President Donald Trump gave Europeans only 120 days to agree to an ove... [Full Article...]

Way cleared for Merkel's 4th term

Way cleared for Merkel's 4th term Merkel had to rely on her centre-left rivals' support after failing to clinch a coalition agreement with two smaller parties last year.Parliament is expected to elect her to a fourth term as chancellor next week. The election in September was supposed to be a landslide win for Merkel's Christian Democrats, although both the SPD and the CDU lost a record number of votes to the nationalist party, A... [Full Article...]

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross brings out can of soup to explain tariffs

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross brings out can of soup to explain tariffs Possible billionaire Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is most-famous for the $600 custom embroidered velvet slippers he wore one year ago to Trump's speech before a joint session of Congress. During a meeting with USA steel and aluminum industry executives, part of which was open to the media, Trump provided no further details such as which countries will be subject to planned import restrictions. [Full Article...]

Russia Completes Trials of Miniaturized Nuclear Reactor for Missiles, Underwater Drones

Russia Completes Trials of Miniaturized Nuclear Reactor for Missiles, Underwater Drones Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday he would reverse the collapse of the Soviet Union if he had a chance to alter modern Russian history, Reuters reported, citing local news agencies. "President Putin has confirmed what the United States government has known all along, which Russian Federation has denied - Russian Federation has been developing destabilising weapons systems for over a... [Full Article...]

'Shape of Water' wins big at Oscars on activism-fueled night

'Shape of Water' wins big at Oscars on activism-fueled night It stars Sally Hawkins as a mute janitor who falls in love with an aquatic creature kept captive in a government lab. "The greatest thing that art does, and that our industry does, is erase the lines in the sand", said del Toro, alluding to his worldwide career. [Full Article...]

Boko Haram Kills Aid Workers, Injures IDPs In Borno

Boko Haram Kills Aid Workers, Injures IDPs In Borno A fourth aid worker may also have been killed and another was feared abducted, Reuters quoted the spokeswoman as saying. Jonathan condemned the spate of killings in the country, particularly the recent attack that led to the death of worldwide aid workers in Rann, Borno State. [Full Article...]

Police Identify Man Who Killed Himself Near White House

Police Identify Man Who Killed Himself Near White House President Donald Trump was at Mar-a-Lago in Florida and not in residence at the time of the incident. The Secret Service says no one from the first family was at the White House when Burgess started shooting. Secret Service Washington Field Office and other law enforcement organizations. The Washington Metropolitan Police Department identified the shooter on Sunday to be Cameron Ross Burgess, ... [Full Article...]

Toronto police identify seventh set of human remains in Bruce McArthur case

Toronto police identify seventh set of human remains in Bruce McArthur case The CBC is saying that the most recently found remains were also at the home at 53 Mallory Cres off of Moore Ave.in Leaside where the first six were found. Pathologists compared the body parts found in the planters to the fingerprints, dental records, and the medical histories of missing persons going back decades, for possible matches. [Full Article...]

Netanyahu, Trump Talked Iran And US Embassy During Joint Conference

Netanyahu, Trump Talked Iran And US Embassy During Joint Conference The trip would be political catnip for Trump and Netanyahu, appealing to supporters who see good US-Israel ties as a strategic and even religious imperative. "Mr. President, this will be remembered by our people throughout the ages. And as you just said, others talked about it; you did it". The prime minister said he was looking forward to discussing other regional issues with the president. [Full Article...]

USA embassy in Turkey is closed Monday due to a security threat

USA embassy in Turkey is closed Monday due to a security threat During the closing, the embassy said it will provide "only emergency services". It did not specify what the security threat was that prompted the closure. While relations between the United States and Turkey - both North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies and members of the coalition against Islamic State - have been strained in recent months, Turkey said the embassy closure was not politic... [Full Article...]

Stocks Suffer After Trump Tariff Talks Postponed

Stocks Suffer After Trump Tariff Talks Postponed French finance minister Bruno Le Maire confirmed he was planning to talk with counterparts in Germany and Britain about how to respond if the U.S. imposes tariffs . Beijing faces mounting complaints that it improperly subsidises exports and hampers access to its markets in violation of free-trade commitments. "The U.S.is the second-biggest exporting market after China for Japanese aluminium p... [Full Article...]

Special counsel subpoena demands communications from Trump, his campaign staff

Special counsel subpoena demands communications from Trump, his campaign staff Trump responded this morning on Twitter, accusing the Obama administration of launching an investigation "with zero proof of wrongdoing", which he said was "unprecedented" and "bigger than Watergate". Donald Trump won this election on his own. "I think he may have done something during the election", Nunberg told MSNBC. The aide has since been critical of Trump, telling the Post on Monday t... [Full Article...]


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