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NCAA Tournament scores 2017: UNC Wilmington falls to Virginia, 76-71

A 12-2 run in the middle of the second half gave Butler a 60-43 lead with less than 8 minutes left and put the game out of reach for the 13th-seeded Eagles. "...


Senate sends Customs boss away for not wearing uniform

Sen. Magnus Abe pleaded with the CG to wear his uniform to preserve the image of the Customs and perception of other institutions. "Government is not just abo...


Drug cartel mass grave discovered in Veracruz, Mexico

Jorge Winckler, the state prosecutor, confirmed that discovered burial pits contain the victims of the drug cartels years ago. Speaking to TV network Televisa...


Jordanian Woman Charged in Terror Attack that Killed Two Americans

According to Al-Ghad, Jordanian legal officials said Tamimi's extradition to the U.S. is "not permissible" in light of her previous incarceration and time serve...


Snowy Ponies Captured By Cops & Staten Island Residents After Slippery Chase

One photo posted on Community Education Council President's Mike Reilly's Facebook page showed the duo calmly crossing the street in front of an MTA bus. Two ...


Somali pirates demand ransom for hijacked oil tanker

Compensation demanded for a rise in illegal fishing in Somali waters. The fishermen in the area then made a decision to take matters into their own hands, in w...


Whanganui River In New Zealand Awarded Human Rights

The Whanganui River can now be represented through two human representatives, one appointed by the New Zealand government and the other by the Whanganui Iwi...


NC, Cong join hands, name Farooq for Srinagar LS bypoll

However, the mischief behind the BJP plan is exposed when the leadership of the PDP an d the BJP has announced that the coalition Government will last for the f...


Matthew Perry beat up Justin Trudeau in the 5th grade

He was in power during the 9/11 attacks. As The New York Times's Michael Paulson reported , New York's Canadian consulate general hosted over 600 guests ...


Hayatou voted out as CAF president after 28 years

Issa Hayatou is out as president of the African football confederation (CAF) in what could signal a sea change for the sport on the continent. The Nigerian D...


China-Saudi deals worth billions

On Friday, the Saudi king will meet with Premier of China's State Council Li Keqiang and Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress Zh...


Ethiopia landslide death toll soars to 113

Another official with the city's emergency department, Nigatu Mamo, says the search and rescue effort continues. The landfill, known as Koshe, the Ethiopian w...


State offices open, casino vote now slated for Wednesday afternoon

As snow starts falling across CT, we've broken from timing to travel impacts and how the state is responding . "I have declared a civil preparedness state of e...


Coalition official: Islamic State-held Mosul completely surrounded

For weeks, Iraqi officials have sounded optimistic about the battle for Mosul, which is Iraq's second-largest city. Khanjar said the mounting casualties came ...


OPEC Might Extend Production Cuts: Will Oil Gain?

Opec producers have achieved nearly full compliance with the deal to cut 1.2m b/d, although Saudi Arabia has delivered the majority of oil output cuts. Influe...


Entire house frozen in U.S. snow storm

It's completely covered in a thick shell of ice! The State reccently experienced an epic windstorm that left thousands of people without power, and Lake Ontar...


Transgender Running Champion Jailed for Frenzied Knife Attack on Official

In a victim impact statement presented to the judge at today's hearing, former England under 23s and England Sevens rugby players Ralph Knibbs said: "My overrid...


Freeze warning across Mid

Temperatures are expected to drop into the lower to mid-20s across northern Georgia, with winds gusting up to near 30 miles per hour. On St. Patrick's Day, Fr...


United States very likely to leave UN Council on Human Rights

Tillerson wrote that the U.S. was concerned as well about the council membership of countries accused of human rights violations, such as China, Egypt and Saudi...


China Says Its Service Sector Has Grown 8.2% So Far This Year

Retail sales, however, increased by 9.5 percent in the period, down from 10.2 percent in the same period past year. Meanwhile, annual growth in retail sales s...


Winter Storm Stella wipes out high school state playoff games

The PIAA Swimming and Diving Championships, scheduled for Bucknell University from Wednesday through Saturday , with athletes checking in Tuesday, also has...


Winter Storm Puts DC's Cherry Blossoms in Peril

Washington's famed cherry blossoms are covered in ice during a late winter storm in Washington, Tuesday, March 14, 2017. Local weather forecasts predict overn...


Battery-operated headphones explode in passenger's face mid-flight

A spokesman said the agency has decided not to say what brand of headphones was involved, because officials believe the problem was with the batteries. "They pu...


'SpongeBob SquarePants' creator diagnosed with ALS

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or " Lou Gehrig's Disease", is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spina...


All-male Muirfield Golf Club finally allows women members

The Honorable Company of Edinburgh Golfers voted 80 per cent in favour of the rule change on Tuesday, having previously rejected the chance to permit women memb...


Hero security guard kills armed bank robber, won't face charges

In the video, Turner crouches behind the counter, continuing to exchange fire with the guard, then rolls to the door, attempting to flee and appearing to drop h...


Latest Polls Show Broad Opposition To GOP Obamacare Replacement

And in October, only 37 percent felt the economy was improving for their family. Eighteen percent of voters said the bill would have no impact on costs, whi...


Ousted South Korean leader mired in dog row

Jay Y. Lee, the head of Samsung Group [SAGR.UL], South Korea's biggest conglomerate, is on trial on bribery, embezzlement and other charges in connection with t...


IDF Strikes Back in Gaza After Rocket Attack

Earlier in March, the IDF shelled several sites in the southern Gaza Strip in response to alleged rocket shelling against Israel. The emergence of radical group...


Cal coach Cuonzo Martin has resigned, will pursue other opportunities

The Golden Bears' season ended with a 73-66 loss in the National Invitational Tournament to Cal State Bakersfield. Three years ago, Cal looked at Xavier's Chr...


Penn West Petroleum Ltd. (NYSE:PWE) Gapping Down -2.42%

There may be various price targets for a stock. They now have a United States dollars 2 price target on the stock. (NYSE:ICD) closed down -0.37 points or -6.8...


How The US Deploying Troops To Syria Fits In The Wider Conflict

Special Operations forces, 250 Rangers and 200 Marines to Syria in order to bolster the Kurdish-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which liberated the no...


Trump's budget details billions in spending on the border wall

Key GOP senators expressed concerns this week about who would foot the bill for the wall, with some bluntly voicing doubts that Mexico will cover it, as Trump h...


The White House Basically Just Said It Doesn't Care About Climate Change

Mulvaney said spending that impacts programs such as Social Security and Medicare was not addressed in this blueprint "because that's not what this budget is". ...


Captain Amarinder Singh To Take Oath As Punjab CM Today

In the first administrative decision taken by the new government, Karan Avtar Singh replaced Sarvesh Kaushal as chief secretary. Reaching much before time to at...