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China wins wheelchair curling gold for first-ever Winter Paralympic medal

China wins wheelchair curling gold for first-ever Winter Paralympic medal Quesnel defenceman James Gemmell and Canada's Para Hockey Team earned a berth to the gold-medal game with its fourth consecutive shutout of the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games . Narita also won bronze in snowboard cross on Monday. 'Of course I would have liked to have had more time to prepare and I am not as fit as I could be, but I feel good, ' she told the Volkskrant before the games. [Full Article...]

Britain will stand up to any threats from Russian Federation, says…

Britain will stand up to any threats from Russian Federation, says… The move mirrors the United Kingdom government's decision to expel 23 Russian diplomats from the United Kingdom, blaming the country for authorising the use of a toxic nerve agent against the Skripals in Salisbury. Police officers at the scene of the nerve agent attack in Salisbury, England. . Britain this week ordered 23 Russian diplomats to leave the country, saying that Russia was not coopera... [Full Article...]

Cloudy St. Patrick's Day Before More Rain Returns

Cloudy St. Patrick's Day Before More Rain Returns Highs will stay in the low 70s to upper 70s for Monday and Tuesday . Sunday will have abundant sunshine with milder highs in the low 50s. Today expect a line of showers and storms to continue pushing through early this morning and we'll continue with the chance of showers/storms all day although won't have rain all day in one particular spot. [Full Article...]

Facebook suspends Cambridge Analytica

Facebook suspends Cambridge Analytica Investigations by the Observer and New York Times newspapers claim details from 50 million profiles were gathered without the users' knowledge. "That was the basis the entire company was built on", he said . The company denied, however, using any data that was harvested from Facebook via Kogan's methods to help the Trump campaign . "We can condemn this behavior while being accurate in ou... [Full Article...]

Iranian official warns Europeans against imposing sanctions to 'please' Trump

Iranian official warns Europeans against imposing sanctions to 'please' Trump Iran's foreign ministry spokesman on Wednesday played down the potential impact of the appointment of Mike Pompeo as the new USA secretary of state on a 2015 nuclear deal. On Jan. 12, U.S. President Donald Trump waived nuclear sanctions against Iran, but warned that he would not do it again unless the deal is fixed. [Full Article...]

Student charged with 17 murders stays silent as recordings played in court

Student charged with 17 murders stays silent as recordings played in court The February shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., left 17 dead and numerous others injured. A chance to share the grief of their neighbors and friends and pray for those whose lives were forever changed. "I was shocked to read speech would be sanitized, and there would be no talk about the NRA", said Kevin Quinn, a Short Hills father and chair of the board of bot... [Full Article...]

This is what the US-Mexico border looked like in the 1980s

This is what the US-Mexico border looked like in the 1980s Even against that backdrop, Trump's swipe at Gov. Archinect said there were solid, opaque options as well as four other materials, non-concrete prototypes Trump appeared to favor. The suit targets three laws passed by the legislature a year ago that prohibit local law enforcement from alerting federal immigration agents when detainees are released from custody, make it a crime for business owner... [Full Article...]

Korean minister in 'constructive' talks in Sweden

Korean minister in 'constructive' talks in Sweden Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom wouldn't say after the meeting at a Stockholm villa what was discussed or whether a Trump-Kim meeting was discussed. In 1975 Sweden opened its diplomatic mission in Pyongyang. In a statement, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Kang and Sullivan reaffirmed that the two countries' alliance is "the lynchpin of stability and security in the r... [Full Article...]

Roy Williams happy North Carolina finally defended the three well

Roy Williams happy North Carolina finally defended the three well Some people might have gotten the impression - mistakenly - that North Carolina senior Joel Berry broke the school scoring record Friday in the Tar Heels' 84-66 victory over Lipscomb. Bigger athletic post defenders have been a tougher matchup for UNC forward Luke Maye. The Tar Heels have a rebound margin of 10.0 and a turnover margin of -0.4. [Full Article...]

Aggies show Friars early NCAA tourney exit

Aggies show Friars early NCAA tourney exit The Aggies (21-12) feature a front line consisting of 6-foot-10, 264-pound junior Tyler Davis , 6-10, 241-pound sophomore Robert Williams and 6-9, 220-pound junior D.J. "Players play", coach Roy Williams said. "Their perimeter guys have a lot of size, too". "We just have to outwork them a little bit". And we stopped doing that. [Full Article...]

ASEAN, Australia sign MoU on counter-terrorism

ASEAN, Australia sign MoU on counter-terrorism Australia has been helping Southeast Asian states deal with terrorist financing and counter violent extremism. "We need to share intelligence in order to track terror to its source", Turnbull said. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has been criticized for welcoming some of the leaders to his hometown, including Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi and Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, who have been s... [Full Article...]

Political compulsion reason for Naidu's exit, says Minister Mahesh Sharma

Political compulsion reason for Naidu's exit, says Minister Mahesh Sharma Madhav was speaking to media here after the meeting of Andhra leaders with BJP president Amit Shah . Similarly, then prime minister had made crucial announcements for Andhra Pradesh like SCS status, filling its revenue deficit and extending special assistance to backward districts of the state on the lines of similar packages being implemented at Bundelkhand region and Koraput, Bolangir and Kal... [Full Article...]

Stormy Daniels threatened with $20m in damages by Trump attorney

Stormy Daniels threatened with $20m in damages by Trump attorney Mr. Trump's team filed the motions one day after news broke that " 60 Minutes " was planning to run a segment featuring Ms. Clifford and her lawyer, Michael Avenatti , on March 25. "We're still in the process of vetting these allegations", he said. Cohen has acknowledged that he paid Daniels $130,000 in 2016, but has insisted that it came from his own personal funds and was not tied to Trump's ... [Full Article...]

Trump Lawyer: Get Rid Of Mueller Now

Trump Lawyer: Get Rid Of Mueller Now Brennan has repeatedly clashed with Trump since the former reality star and property mogul won the presidency in 2016. Trump and McCabe's relationship has always been fraught. In each, he asked about Mr. McCabe's wife, Jill, who ran a failed campaign as a Democrat for the Virginia State Senate. He provided no details in his tweet Saturday. [Full Article...]

PH withdrawal may be 'beginning of the end' for ICC: Palace

PH withdrawal may be 'beginning of the end' for ICC: Palace He reiterated that Duterte was willing to face the allegations against him but the ICC had no jurisdiction over him. The case stems from a complaint filed before the global court in 2017 accusing the Philippine president of ordering the killings "repeatedly, unchangingly, and continuously". [Full Article...]

Russia Expels 23 UK Diplomats In Retaliatory Move

Russia Expels 23 UK Diplomats In Retaliatory Move A British policeman was also poisoned when he went to help them and remains in a serious but stable condition. Experts say Russian Federation is the only-known maker of Novichok. The pledge comes as 23 British diplomats based in Russia begin packing their bags as they are expelled from the country in retaliation for Russian representatives being told to leave the UK. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom expelling 23 Russian diplomats after poisoning of ex-spy in England

United Kingdom expelling 23 Russian diplomats after poisoning of ex-spy in England UK-Russia relations have been fractious ever since the assassination of another former Russian spy, Alexander Litvinenko, in 2006. Earlier this week, British Prime Minister Theresa May announced the expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats and suspension of high-level contacts over the nerve agent attack . [Full Article...]

VAR gets Federation Internationale de Football Association nod for World Cup

VAR gets Federation Internationale de Football Association nod for World Cup A Fifa ruling in Colombia on Friday approved of the decision, after the International Football Association Board reached a unanimous decision to introduce the technology earlier this month. "The 2026 World Cup in Morocco will benefit players, fans, FIFA , Morocco, Africa and the whole World", the statement said. Infantino said no one on the FIFA Council was against the decision, and add... [Full Article...]

TV3 Release Spine-Tingling Promo Ahead Of Ireland's Grand Slam Clash

TV3 Release Spine-Tingling Promo Ahead Of Ireland's Grand Slam Clash This was only the third clean sweep by Ireland since the term Grand Slam came into use 110 years ago. Just when the English, after 24 wins in 25 games under Jones, were looking the most risky challengers to New Zealand ahead of the 2019 World Cup, they have lost three games in a row. [Full Article...]

Maryland State Police to increase patrols, checkpoints for St. Patrick's Day weekend

Maryland State Police to increase patrols, checkpoints for St. Patrick's Day weekend Patrick's Day approaches on March 17, Maryland State Police are urging those who plan to celebrate with alcohol to be safe and smart and avoid impaired and distracted driving. Designate your sober driver in advance and give that person your auto keys. Take that role seriously-your friends are relying on you! If you see someone who you believe is driving impaired, call police. [Full Article...]


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