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Saudi Arabia to stage first European Tour golf event in 2019 Saudi Arabia to stage first European Tour golf event in 2019
- March 10, 2018

Following the blockade by UAE and Saudi Arabia, Qatar is bolstering its defense capabilities to meet any hostile situations from its neighbors. Britain and Saudi Arabia have set themselves a 65 billion pound trade and investment target for the coming years, with London looking for new post-Brexit markets for its services sector, and Prince Mohammed seeking to convince wary investors his country is a tolerant and modernizing place. (more...)
Australia's David Warner faces one-match ban over dressing room altercation Australia's David Warner faces one-match ban over dressing room altercation
- March 10, 2018

Instead Warner accepted his level-two charge of bringing the game into disrepute and was hit with a fine of 75% of his match fee and three demerit points. In response to comments by his Australian counterpart Darren Lehmann that both sides would "push the boundaries" with their on-field aggression but that they shouldn't "cross the line", Gibson asked how that line was defined."There's this thing and I have seen it recently now about the line", said Gibson. (more...)
Louisville Bows Out of ACC Tournament and Now Waits for a Call Louisville Bows Out of ACC Tournament and Now Waits for a Call
- March 10, 2018

No. 11 Syracuse vs. Rather than fold, though, the ninth-ranked Jayhawks showed the kind of toughness they've been missing much of this season . Chimezie Metu had 22 points and 11 rebounds, and Southern Cal defeated Oregon State 61-48. Clemson tied a program record with 12 made threes in an ACC Tournament game. The Cardinals are led in scoring by Deng Adel with 15.5 points per game. (more...)
Armed teachers in schools? NY lawmakers want to ban it Armed teachers in schools? NY lawmakers want to ban it
- March 10, 2018

A third matter considered by the Florida Senate was a plan, backed in part by Donald Trump , to arm teachers. Over the weekend, the state Senate rejected a ban on assault weapons. Florida's Republican-controlled Senate has taken tentative steps towards gun control following the recent high school massacre in the state. But everything has to be done by Friday in order to make it to the governor's desk unless a special session of the legislature is called. (more...)
Atletico's Diego Simeone quiet on PSG speculation after Europa win Atletico's Diego Simeone quiet on PSG speculation after Europa win
- March 09, 2018

Atleti had struggled to create chances before the break but they doubled their lead within two minutes of the restart, Costa scoring his sixth goal since rejoining from Chelsea in January. "In no way did I feel embarrassment for the team", said Lokomotiv coach Yuri Semin. "We do not consider the tie lost". Atletico are flying high domestically and Simeone insisted: "The priority will always be both of them [LaLiga and the Europa League ]". (more...)
Susan Sarandon: 'Paul Newman shared his salary to bridge gender pay gap' Susan Sarandon: 'Paul Newman shared his salary to bridge gender pay gap'
- March 09, 2018

Susan Sarandon has praised the late Paul Newman for tackling pay inequality sharing his salary with her when they starred in a film together. " Emma Stone once came forward and said she got equal pay, because her male stars insisted upon it and gave up something of theirs", said Sarandon. (more...)
US State Department Issues Travel Alert To Playa Del Carmen US State Department Issues Travel Alert To Playa Del Carmen
- March 09, 2018

The warning comes in the wake of an explosion last month on a tourist ferry in Playa del Carmen , which injured more than 20 people. The State Department is warning of a security threat but is not elaborating on what kind of threat it is. (more...)
Blackcaps batsman Ross Taylor ruled out of fifth ODI against England Blackcaps batsman Ross Taylor ruled out of fifth ODI against England
- March 09, 2018

England coach Bayliss has little doubt he will be back for Saturday's showdown at the Hagley Oval. "If he didn't happen to play that would be a surprise". "With that, it brings a little bit of extra pressure - having to win those one-off matches - so this is a good test". One area where England will be looking to improve is on their ability to take wickets in the middle overs which they were unable to do in both Hamilton and Dunedin. (more...)
Riverdale's Lili Reinhart calls out 'Cosmopolitan Philippines' for Photoshopping her waist Riverdale's Lili Reinhart calls out 'Cosmopolitan Philippines' for Photoshopping her waist
- March 09, 2018

The two " Riverdale " actresses originally took part in a shoot with Cosmo US for the magazine's February issue. Reinhart , who plays the role of Betty Cooper in the TV adaptation of the " Archie " comics, mentioned in a series of posts on Instagram Stories how their photos from Cosmopolitan US were altered by the magazine's Philippine counterpart to make them look thinner. (more...)
The Sopranos creator to revive hit crime drama with new prequel movie The Sopranos creator to revive hit crime drama with new prequel movie
- March 09, 2018

They were the result of a long-running feeling of disenfranchisement among black people who had been racially profiled, subjected to violence from the authorities, and denied opportunities. Hold on, dear Sopranos' fans because the creators are back with yet another interesting film and this time it is supposedly the prequel to the famous movie " The Sopranos ". (more...)
Saudi Arabia expected to buy 48 Typhoon jets from UK Saudi Arabia expected to buy 48 Typhoon jets from UK
- March 09, 2018

Protests over the Yemen war have jarred with a warm welcome from the British government during the visit to London. State oil giant Saudi Aramco, whose lucrative stock market listing the United Kingdom is vying with the United States to attract, signed a preliminary deal to pursue global gas opportunities with Royal Dutch Shell. (more...)
The Brown-Forman (BF.A) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday The Brown-Forman (BF.A) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
- March 09, 2018

Several other research analysts also recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut Brown-Forman from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 21st. Cowen & Co maintained it with "Hold" rating and $54.0 target in Tuesday, October 10 report. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.04, a current ratio of 2.53 and a quick ratio of 1.24. (more...)
Take up AFSPA abolition with GoI: Mirwaiz urges UN Take up AFSPA abolition with GoI: Mirwaiz urges UN
- March 09, 2018

He said the issue of ill-treatment being meted out to the Kashmiri prisoners is a challenge for the worldwide human rights organisations as their criminal silence over the issue is highly questionable. Later replying to the Indian statement, Pakistan stated that Kashmiri struggle for right to self-determination can not be subsumed under the label of terrorism. (more...)
Trump tariffs are not a negotiating tactic: Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Trump tariffs are not a negotiating tactic: Treasury Secretary Mnuchin
- March 09, 2018

Trump himself has said an exemption for Canada and Mexico is possible if negotiations to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement are concluded to his satisfaction. "Given an ongoing renegotiation of NAFTA and a lack of USA withdrawal we think there are pretty good conditions for sustained loonie strength", said Ranko Berich, head of market analysis at Monex Canada and Monex Europe. (more...)
Russian Federation has an Interest in Diamonds and Platinum in Zimbabwe Russian Federation has an Interest in Diamonds and Platinum in Zimbabwe
- March 09, 2018

Mnangagwa, after taking power, faces his most critical moment, with Mugabe now claiming he was pushed out of power unconstitutionally. "So we need to work on that in the future". This has been another week of action in the new Zimbabwe , and as it comes to a close, we can look back with gratitude and humility at the progress we are making. (more...)
Bones on remote Pacific island were likely Amelia Earhart's Bones on remote Pacific island were likely Amelia Earhart's
- March 09, 2018

It wasn't until Jantz re-examined the bones, that he determined Hoodless incorrectly identified the sex of the remains. After studying the bones, he concluded that they belonged to a male. "We can agree that Hoodless may have done as well as most analysts of the time could have done, but this does not mean his analysis was correct". Earhart , her plane, and her navigator vanished without a trace in 1937 over the Pacific Ocean. (more...)
Storm moves up East Coast dumping snow, knocking out power Storm moves up East Coast dumping snow, knocking out power
- March 09, 2018

Some 100,000 homes and businesses in the region remain without power. Meteorologists say that the NY and Philadelphia metropolitan areas could see more than a foot of snow, though there is a wide range of uncertainty because depending on which path the storm takes, it could dump that precipitation as rain instead of snow . (more...)
Martin Shkreli the 'Pharma Bro' jailed for seven years Martin Shkreli the 'Pharma Bro' jailed for seven years
- March 09, 2018

The defense suffered a setback on Monday when the judge ruled Shkreli will have to forfeit more than $7.3 million in a brokerage account and personal assets that include his one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album that Shkreli has boasted he bought for $2 million. (more...)
Student on field trip trapped in San Antonio cave Student on field trip trapped in San Antonio cave
- March 09, 2018

Trapped around 350 feet into the cave, the student was said to have been with a tour group alongside other students but no other students had been injured or trapped. Crews were able to reach her and they are working to keep her warm and hydrated. She is expected to be rescued before it gets dark. "We have to be prepared for a long operation", Hood said earlier in the evening. (more...)
Immigration arrest of mother of 3 in National City raises concerns Immigration arrest of mother of 3 in National City raises concerns
- March 09, 2018

A National City woman was arrested over the weekend on suspicion of being an organizer for a transnational criminal smuggling organization operating in East County. A spokesperson for Border Patrol told the Los Angeles Times that Morales-Luna will be transferred to Immigration and Customs Enforcement to start removal proceedings. (more...)
Sen. Rand Paul's Ky. neighbor pleads guilty in attack Sen. Rand Paul's Ky. neighbor pleads guilty in attack
- March 09, 2018

Rand Paul pleads guilty to the attack that broke the senator's ribs. Prosecutors led by Assistant U.S. Attorney Bradley Shepard, though, are seeking a prison sentence of 21 months. Boucher has agreed to pay restitution to Paul in an amount that will be determined at sentencing. He said this was a dispute between longtime neighbors and not politically motivated. (more...)
Maha Economic Survey: Comparison with K'taka a political move says Congress Maha Economic Survey: Comparison with K'taka a political move says Congress
- March 09, 2018

The decline in "agriculture and allied activities" consequently pulled down the state's economic growth to 7.3% during 2017-18. He also pointed out that the state expenditure under 37 heads related to agriculture has increased from Rs 24,712 crore in 2011-12 to Rs 83,184 crore in 2017-18 and said that the trust would remain so in the year to come. (more...)
Reports of active shooter at California veterans home Reports of active shooter at California veterans home
- March 09, 2018

The report came in at 10:20, prompting dozens law enforcement officers from multiple agencies to set up a perimeter at the Veterans Home until the situation could be clarified. Nearby Yountville Elementary School was briefly placed on lockdown due to police activity, but the lockdown was quickly lifted. The Yountville Veterans Home is said the largest veterans' home in the country, according to its website . (more...)
For first time in 2 weeks, West Virginians go back to school For first time in 2 weeks, West Virginians go back to school
- March 09, 2018

After nine consecutive days without school, state legislators approved a 5% pay increase to all state employees, including teachers and school staff, on Tuesday afternoon. "I believe they're frustrated to the point where they just don't believe they have many options left, " he said. "As far as money is concerned, we're glad to go back to the school, but at the same time completely understand that it needed to be done", she told WCHS/WVAH. (more...)
Florida passes bill to end most child marriages Florida passes bill to end most child marriages
- March 09, 2018

The session is scheduled to end Saturday, March 10. "That's my goal. I hope we could finish today". One of the big differences between the House and Senate versions is how to regard Justice's revised $58 million revenue additions for next year. (more...)

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