South Carolina, 1st Ld-Writethru,740

The Gamecocks led by as many as 15 points in the second half - with about eight minutes to play, it appeared that they would cruise to win No. 16, which was hardly the case. Frank Booker scored 25 points and Wesley Myers added 23. LSU was confused ... More..

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Trains Collide in Egypt, Killing at Least 12
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

Trains Collide in Egypt, Killing at Least 12

Health Ministry's spokesman Khaled Megahed said that more than 30 ambulances have rushed to the crash site to move the injured people to nearby hospitals. In August, 43 people died in a train collision near the...More..

What's blue-checked, doe-eyed and futuristic? The Tokyo 2020 Olympics mascot
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

What's blue-checked, doe-eyed and futuristic? The Tokyo 2020 Olympics mascot

It has strong sense of justice, and is very athletic. A pair of futuristic digital characters will be the mascots for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics. Twelve-year-old Miyu Kawa from the school whe...More..

Manafort Pleads Not Guilty to Superseding Indictment
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

Manafort Pleads Not Guilty to Superseding Indictment

U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman was reprimanded by a federal judge Wednesday for speaking publicly in violation of her gag order in his criminal case. Gates, who also worked on the Tr...More..

US, Britain, France, Germany condemn Iran, warn to stop arming Houthi militia
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

US, Britain, France, Germany condemn Iran, warn to stop arming Houthi militia

The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted a Russia-tabled draft that will see a technical extension of sanctions against Yemen. The report by a United Nations panel of experts last month concluded that ...More..

Saudi Arabia allows women to join military
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

Saudi Arabia allows women to join military

He also welcomed Lt Gen Fahd bin Turki, who was appointed as Commander of the Joint Forces, Lt Gen Mutlaq bin Salim, who was promoted to Deputy Chief of Staff, and Lt Gen Jarallah bin Mohammed, who was appointe...More..

Rituals for burial ceremony of Shankaracharya Jayendra Saraswathi begin
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

Rituals for burial ceremony of Shankaracharya Jayendra Saraswathi begin

His successor Vijayendra Saraswati Swamigal is also present at the ceremony. Jagadguru Sri Jayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya passes away at 82 who was admitted to a hospital near Kamakshi Amman temple in Ka...More..

Senators Want Info On White House Security Clearance Process
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

Senators Want Info On White House Security Clearance Process

The memo also reportedly states that all interim White House staff working with temporary Top Secret or Secret Compartmentalized Information (SCI) clearances were downgraded to "secret". innovation....More..

US Supreme Court won't take up Dreamers case, dealing Trump a setback
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

US Supreme Court won't take up Dreamers case, dealing Trump a setback

A federal judge in San Francisco on January 9 ordered the Trump administration to continue processing DACA renewal applications, despite its plan to cancel the program . citizenship for Dreamers in exchang...More..

Jitan Ram Manjhi to quit NDA, join Grand Alliance
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

Jitan Ram Manjhi to quit NDA, join Grand Alliance

In 2017, a big political development had changed the political demographics in Bihar after Chief Minister Nitish Kumar break the Grand Alliance including the RJD, Congress, and shake hands with Prime Minister...More..

Frazier provides way for churches to honor Billy Graham this Sunday
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

Frazier provides way for churches to honor Billy Graham this Sunday

Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama - to attend. Two funeral homes in Southside are helping people pay their respects to the Rev. Billy Graham , who passed away on February 21 at the age of 9...More..

Banking association commends Ramaphosa on Nene appointment
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

Banking association commends Ramaphosa on Nene appointment

Former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan was assigned to the Public Enterprises Minister which is facing governance challenges. Ramaphosa came in Zuma's place during the first week of February. An obvious posting...More..

Militant killed in Hajin gunfight
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

Militant killed in Hajin gunfight

Police said in a statement that action would be initiated against those "who led the protest and instigated the public". He said the search operation turned into an encounter after terrorists opened fire towa...More..

Arrest In Sheehan High Threat
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

Arrest In Sheehan High Threat

Here in metro Atlanta, local law enforcement have investigated at least 26 cases of threats against schools. School police spoke with the student and his parents before determining he wasn't a threat to other...More..

Saad Hariri visits Riyadh for 1st time since shock resignation
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

Saad Hariri visits Riyadh for 1st time since shock resignation

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman claimed the situation has now changed for Hariri, during an interview with the Washington Post . In the wake of his return to Lebanon, mediated by France's ...More..

Trump Lawyers Seek To Avoid Perjury Trap In Potential Mueller Interview
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

Trump Lawyers Seek To Avoid Perjury Trap In Potential Mueller Interview

On Friday, February 23, Mueller struck a plea bargain with Rick Gates , the former deputy campaign chairman of the Trump campaign, a deal that would trade a lesser prison sentence in exchange for full, compl...More..

Norway's Underground Doomsday Seed Vault Is Under Threat From Climate Change
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

Norway's Underground Doomsday Seed Vault Is Under Threat From Climate Change

In a statement , the Norwegian Ministry of Agriculture and Food said it plans to add a new access tunnel and service building where backup power and cooling units can be stored. The seed vault now holds more ...More..

Prezzo to close 100 restaurants - HUNDREDS of jobs at risk
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

Prezzo to close 100 restaurants - HUNDREDS of jobs at risk

Some 100 restaurants are to be shuttered, including the entirety of the group's Mexican brand Chimichanga, while rent reductions will be tabled as part of the CVA. Prezzo is the latest in a string of restaurant...More..

BJD ahead of BJP in Bijepur Assembly constituency
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

BJD ahead of BJP in Bijepur Assembly constituency

BJD nominee Rita Sahu is leading by a margin of 22,739 votes over her nearest BJP candidate Ashok Panigrahi after ten rounds of counting of votes, they said. "The people will not stand for violence in a de...More..

Facebook executive says Trump spent slightly more per ad than Hillary Clinton
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

Facebook executive says Trump spent slightly more per ad than Hillary Clinton

Trump announced in a statement Tuesday that Brad Parscale will be his campaign manager. During the 2016 campaign, Mr Parscale was also in charge of overseeing the campaign's digital media strategy and ...More..

Starbucks trialling
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

Starbucks trialling "pioneering" 5p paper cup charge

With over 70 million people trickling in and out of Starbucks each week, the stores use up a lot of paper cups-around 2.5 billion a year, The Guardian reports . The 5p charge was agreed upon back in Januar...More..

You can use Elphinstone bridge from tonight
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

You can use Elphinstone bridge from tonight

Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday inaugurated a new foot-overbridge at Mumbai's Elphinstone road, five months after 23 people died in a stampede, an incident that highlighted the poor state of infra...More..

Pleasant and sunny Tuesday, with midweek rain chances
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

Pleasant and sunny Tuesday, with midweek rain chances

A mostly cloudy day is on the way for Wednesday with scattered showers across the region. WINTRY MIX: Thursday afternoon, temperatures will be falling. Highs are expected to be in the upper 50s. High pr...More..

Bridgewater Likely To Become Free Agent March 14
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

Bridgewater Likely To Become Free Agent March 14

No other Super Bowl hopeful has more uncertainty at the most important position. As of late the talk of him landing with the Minnesota Vikings has heated up. But behind Sam Bradford and then Case Keenum ...More..

Turkish president Ergodan tells girl she'd be honored if martyred
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

Turkish president Ergodan tells girl she'd be honored if martyred

Erdogan gave her a final kiss before letting her go. "But Maroon Berets don't cry", the president said. Mr Erdogan earlier this month said troops would also move east to Manbij - where unlike Afrin there is...More..

Market gains, BSE rises 0.89%, Nifty ends 91.55 points high
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

Market gains, BSE rises 0.89%, Nifty ends 91.55 points high

The BSE Sensex was quoting 164.69 points or 0.48 percent up to 34,610.44 in early morning trade. The broader Nifty 50 index was also trading above the key 10,500-level at 10,529.10, a gain of 38.05 points, or...More..

San Diego basketball coach Lamont Smith arrested, charged with domestic violence
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

San Diego basketball coach Lamont Smith arrested, charged with domestic violence

San Francisco police made the arrest around 10 a.m.at Oakland International Airport after a reported domestic-violence disturbance at a hotel in San Francisco's Union Square before midnight Saturday. Higgins no...More..

ECP moved to denotify PML-N
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

ECP moved to denotify PML-N

Although there is no provision for the post of " quaid " in the party, the Central Working Committee of the PML (N) created this post for Sharif . Last week, the Supreme Court had declared Nawaz ineligible t...More..

War in Yemen: US threatens action against Iran after Russia UN veto
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

War in Yemen: US threatens action against Iran after Russia UN veto

In the vote on the UK-drafted text, 11 members of the council were in favor, Russian Federation and Bolivia were against, and China and Kazakhstan abstained. "The Russian Federation can not support the draft r...More..

Trump Open to N. Korean Talks Under Right Conditions
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

Trump Open to N. Korean Talks Under Right Conditions

A South Korean official involved with peninsular nuclear issues said Moon was seeking a way to carry out the planned military exercises that won't prompt a response from North Korea. The differences in how the ...More..