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Author: 0 Experienced Heels can grab title shot against Oregon

Pinson missed a driving layup, and OR pushed the ball the other way, bypassing a 3-point shot for an easy layup by center Keith Smith with 6.4 seconds left to make it 77-76. The North Carolina Tar Heels will face the Oregon Ducks in the second game of the Final Four at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz .

Author: 0 Video shows ISIS trying to bait USA into killing civilians, military says

Backed by a USA -led worldwide coalition, Iraqi forces launched an operation in February to drive IS from the western half of Iraq's second-largest city, after declaring eastern Mosul "fully liberated" the previous month. Iraqi security forces have faced stiff resistance from ISIS fighters as they push into the historic section of western Mosul that is riddled with narrow streets and densely populated areas.

Global Media Trump's approach to intel agencies shows anxiety, distrust
Author: 0 Trump's approach to intel agencies shows anxiety, distrust

Watts says the campaign has become much more effective because President Trump spreads false information, too. The inquiry by USA intelligence agencies into Russian meddling - including the hacking and release of Democratic emails - has expanded into the explosive question of whether anyone close to Trump abetted the effort.

Author: 0 China upbeat about Xi-Trump meet

Trump tweeted Thursday evening that his first meeting with the Chinese leader would "be a very hard one in that we can no longer have massive trade deficits ... Trump is scheduled to meet Xi at his Mar-a-Lago residence in Florida on April 6 and 7. "It will demonstrate the Trump administration's intention not to hip-shoot, not to do anything casual, not to do anything abruptly, but to take a very measured and analytical approach", he said .

Global Media Things You Need To Know As A Traveler Post-Brexit
Author: 0 Things You Need To Know As A Traveler Post-Brexit

The talks will take place in two phases, the first covering withdrawal and the second covering a future relationship. The UK government said its Great Repeal Bill, announced to Parliament in October, would "allow for a smooth and stable transition as the UK leaves the European Union , ensuring that, wherever practical, the same rules and laws will apply after exit day".

Author: 0 Trump to name and shame trade 'cheats' in likely warning to China

The announcement says the U.S. must address the challenges to economic growth and employment that may arise from large and chronic trade deficits and the "unfair and discriminatory" trade practices of some of their trading partners. "It's steel, chemicals, agricultural products, machinery - it's the whole gambit". WTO head Roberto Azevedo said there was a need for clarity on USA trade policy, to see how public declarations translate into policy.

Author: 0 Community leaders remember Ahmed Kathrada

The ANC's Zizi Kodwa says: "We give our revolutionary banner in honour of this Isitwalandwe/Seaparankwe the highest honour in the ANC, which is bestowed to individuals who have made an outstanding contribution and sacrifice towards the struggle and liberation of South Africa".

Author: 0 Neymar stars as Brazil the first to qualify for Russian Federation 2018

Brazil could become the first team, besides hosts Russian Federation, to qualify for the FIFA event next year if they beat Paraguay and other results work in their favour. Lionel Messi has been cleared to play for Argentina at the MCG in June, despite being banned from his country's next three World Cup qualifiers. The Barcelona superstar was stunned after being suspended for four of Argentina's five remaining World Cup qualification matches for swearing at an official in a game ...

Global Media Mulayam attacks former UP CM Akhilesh, calls him betrayer
Author: 0 Mulayam attacks former UP CM Akhilesh, calls him betrayer

The senior Samajwadi Party leader said the PM's statement deterred people from voting for the party in the recently concluded elections. Unlike his occasional paternal rebukes to his son, this confession seemed to be heartbreaking, as he said no one humiliated him like former Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.

Author: 0 Iraqi security-force members killed fighting ISIS in west Mosul

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres arrived in Iraq on Thursday in a visit aimed at assessing the growing humanitarian crisis as Iraqi and allied forces, backed by US-led airstrikes, fight to recapture the northern city of Mosul from extremist "Islamic State" (IS) militants.

Global Media Iraqi intelligence: ISIS' second-in-command was killed in an airstrike
Author: 0 Iraqi intelligence: ISIS' second-in-command was killed in an airstrike

General Stephen Townsend, the senior USA commander in Iraq , said this week a coalition strike in the northern city earlier this month "probably" killed dozens of civilians. Military officials announced on Monday that the US would send more than 200 soldiers to assist in the fight. The Iraqi government said earlier that Iraqi fighter jets carried out airstrikes against IS outside Mosul, killing more than 100 jihadists.

Global Media European Union puts citizens' rights first as it sets Brexit talk conditions
Author: 0 European Union puts citizens' rights first as it sets Brexit talk conditions

The EU side says a payout must be resolved before it engages with May over the sweeping trade deal she wants, and that it's willing to go to the International Court of Justice to adjudicate the matter. "The sooner we reach a deal on an orderly withdrawal, the sooner we can prepare for the future relationship", he said, adding that leaving hard divorce issues until the last moment was playing with failure.

Global Media AP Cabinet: Naidu inducts son, 4 YSRC MLAs who switched sides
Author: 0 AP Cabinet: Naidu inducts son, 4 YSRC MLAs who switched sides

Raising the curtains for a new era in Andhra Pradesh politics, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday (April 2) inducted his son Nara Lokesh and 10 others in the Cabinet while dropping five ministers. Lokesh, who is still to become a minister, has assumed greater clout within the party as several ministerial aspirants called on him on Friday and Saturday.

Global Media Tillerson meets wife of USA pastor jailed in Turkey
Author: 0 Tillerson meets wife of USA pastor jailed in Turkey

Turkey sent ground troops into northern Syria in August to support Turkey backed Syrian opposition forces in clearing a border area of Islamic State group militants and to curb Kurdish territorial expansion. Cavusoglu claimed that the Trump administration and the USA military have accepted that the YPG, the dominant force in the US -backed Syrian Democratic Forces, is intrinsically linked to the PKK, or Kurdistan Workers' Party.

Global Media Texas church bus crash: Relief fund set up for victims
Author: 0 Texas church bus crash: Relief fund set up for victims

Two weeks ago when he last saw Barber, Timmerman said: "I told him to have a good weekend and everything". "(The caller) was scared (the pickup driver) was going to cause an accident and asked us to send deputies", Rodriguez said. Another bus passenger died at a San Antonio hospital. The accident happened on a highway in rural Uvalde County, more than 90 miles west of San Antonio.

Author: 0 AHCA failure shows difficulty of reforming system, leaves Americans at a crossroads

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence spoke with several House members over the weekend to discuss a path forward, a senior administration official and Republican official with knowledge of the discussions told CNN. Still, premiums don't cover costs, which is why President Trump says Obamacare is collapsing. Much of the law was designed, deliberately, to make it hard for citizens to understand exactly who is being subsidized and how.

Author: 0 Deposed S. Korean president arrested, jailed after long saga

Ms Park lost her presidential immunity and was dismissed from her post when the constitutional court upheld a decision by parliament in December to impeach her. Such political turmoil serves as another blow towards the country as tensions with North Korea intensifies due to the south's recent acquisition of an anti-ballistic missile system from the USA known as THAAD, according to Reuters .

Author: 0 Turkish FM criticizes USA in talks with Tillerson

Tillerson's remarks are in stark contract with the position of the previous administration under President Barack Obama, which held that Assad had lost all legitimacy to stay in power and must therefore step down. While extending condolences for PKK attacks in Turkey a year ago, Tillerson stressed that the United States and Turkey share many broad goals for the region: reducing Iran's ability to disrupt the region; finding a settlement in Syria that allows Syrians to return home; and ...

Author: 0 Barcelona ace forward Lionel Messi banned

Messi will play no part in The Albiceleste's World Cup qualifier against Bolivia on Tuesday as well as three other matches for his involvement in hurling abuse at the assistant referee in the encounter against Chile .on Friday. However, Argentina is planning to make an appeal against the severity of Messi's ban. "We know this is going to be a fight and we will continue fighting".

Author: 0 Brazil becomes first country to qualify 2018 World Cup

However the sacking of former coach Dunga and the appointment of former Corinthians coach Tite was the catalyst for a Brazilian resurgence. With Dani Alves suspended after picking up a booking in the 4-1 win in Uruguay , Brazil were forced to make a change, bringing in Fagner to replace the Juventus star.

Author: 0 At least 14 dead in IS truck bomb at Baghdad checkpoint

A top US commander said Islamic State fighters have begun forcing civilians in Mosul into buildings rigged to explode. Until then every coalition airstrike had to be approved by a general officer following the rigorous evaluation of a proposed target.

Author: 0 U.N. chief alarmed by Israel's approval of new settlement

The Israeli ministers also approved the construction of 2,000 settler homes out of the 5,700 units announced two months ago, and endorsed the expropriation of 90 hectares (222 acres) of Palestinian land near the Israeli settlement of Eli north of Ramallah.

Author: 0 Family pays tribute to American slain in terror attack

A man from Utah who was killed in the London terror attack on March 22 was celebrating his 25th wedding anniversary with his wife, who survives him. The kind of guy who would give you the shirt off his back, a genuinely kind human being. "I've received so many condolences from all over the world because of our connection to Kurt, and this event grew from that concern", she said of Sunday's memorial.

Author: 0 I-85 bridge fire/collapse suspect in court; arson charge added

According to spokesman for the state Fire Marshal's office Glen Allen, Basil Eleby, Sophia Bruner and Barry Thomas are all facing charges. Georgia's top transportation official said there's no way to tell when the highway, which carries 250,000 cars a day, can be safely reopened to traffic in either direction following the collapse in the northbound lanes leading out of the city.

Author: 0 Demise of Trump's Health Overhaul Opens Door for Democrats

Scalise, R-La., said, "The majority of our conference was already there" in supporting the bill. "We have shown now that there is a clear path to repealing Obamacare without 60 votes in the Senate. The two can not be under consideration at the same time . "If we just sit up here and play tiddlywinks, it'll hurt us", he said. And if there's any kind of disconnect, I think it really is focused on the fact that the Trump agenda is one that is not as similar to the agenda that the party's ...

Global Media Turkey Ends 'Euphrates Shield' Syria Operation - in Name Only
Author: 0 Turkey Ends 'Euphrates Shield' Syria Operation - in Name Only

The U.S. airlifted hundreds of so-called Syrian Democratic Forces behind enemy lines in Syria last week in what officials described as a key step toward Raqqa. Anadolu reports that Erdogan and Tillerson "addressed ongoing efforts to clear Daesh from Syria and Iraq as well as the extradition of Fetullah Gulen", an Islamic cleric based in Pennsylvania who Erdogan blames for a failed coup against him in July 2016.

Author: 0 Kathrada: South Africa's anti-apartheid veteran dies aged 87

The National Freedom Party (NFP) said it was saddened by such a loss, and the entire nation would remember Kathrada for his contribution to the struggle for freedom in SA. Kathrada's passing was mourned by the Nelson Mandela Foundation. While they were on trial in 1960, the ANC and PAC were banned. In 1962-63, Kathrada escaped house arrest and, with members of the ANC, continued as a covert dissident until his arrest in July 1963 at the ANC refuge, Liliesleaf Farm , in northern ...

Author: 0 Brilliant Brazil seals its place for Russian Federation

Philippe Coutinho opened the scoring 10 minutes prior to the break at Arena Corinthians, combining with Paulinho, before Neymar added a second in the 64th minute after missing a second-half penalty. Neymar said he was targeting another strong performance against Paraguay , but would be putting less pressure on himself. Barcelona next play on Sunday at home to Granada before they head to Sevilla for a tough away match.

Global Media Malaysians held in NoKor return home
Author: 0 Malaysians held in NoKor return home

Inspector General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar told reporters that his officers recorded their statements on Sunday at the embassy and investigators were "satisfied with the reasons they gave us" before allowing them to leave. Rockets are being launched as North Korean leader Kim Jong-un looks from afar. When asked if they were cleared of wrongdoing, Bakar only stated the men were no longer needed for the investigation, which is ongoing.

Author: 0 Trump signs executive orders on trade, Ohio Democrats say it's not enough

President Donald Trump signed two executive orders on trade Friday - one dealing with a review of the USA trade deficit and another to strengthen anti-dumping rules and enforcement. Vowing that the "theft of American prosperity will end", Trump said Friday that his administration "will take necessary and lawful action" to end trade abuses.

Author: 0 US boost sanctions pressure on NKorea over nuclear program

Yesterday, South Kore warned Kim is preparing for a "never before seen" nuclear bomb for its sixth explosion at its test site beneath Mount Mantap. President Trump is expected to discuss North Korea issues with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Florida next week.

Author: 0 Venezuelan president urges court to review ruling on congress powers

Thirteen OAS nations, including heavyweights Argentina, Brazil and Mexico, as well as the United States, want to declare the Venezuelan court rulings "incompatible with democracy and a violation of the constitutional order". Opposition Congresswoman Dinorah Figuera, center, is is helped away after pro-government groups fired pepper gas against demonstrators during a protest outside of Venezuela's General Prosecutor's office in Caracas , Venezuela, Friday, March 31, 2017.

Author: 0 Putin Wants to Meet with Trump in Finland

Despite all these "misreadings", Putin spokesman Dmitry Peskov expressed his hopes on the improving of the relationships between the US and Russian Federation. But he's there in order to be able to maintain contacts with people: the political elites, with Senate and Congress, with the government administration.

Author: 0 Record-setting Kang seizes PGA Houston Open lead

Americans Hudson Swafford and Russell Henley were in a share of second place after both shotting 67s while first-round leader Rickie Fowler (71) was a further stroke back in fourth place. Kang knew that something was up in the group ahead of his. Kang was tied with Rickie Fowler entering the 18 hole during the first round before he carded an unfortunate bogey.

Global Media White House launches counteroffensive amid investigations
Author: 0 White House launches counteroffensive amid investigations

Farkas has also been described as a Hillary Clinton campaign adviser, including in a March 2017 New Yorker report. White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Friday that Nunes did nothing wrong in coming to the White House, and he brushed off questioners who asked why Nunes briefed Trump about information he acquired from two White House officials in the first place.

Author: 0 UP CM Yogi Adityanath To Campaign For BJP In Gujarat Elections

He had decided not to enter the bungalow without conducting prayers and purification rituals like "Yagna". Aditya Nath, who took over as the Chief Minister last Sunday, talked about his priorities like safety of women, opportunities for youth, support for farmers and labour.

Global Media Questions, answers about the legal immunity process
Author: 0 Questions, answers about the legal immunity process

Last week's new narrative, which will gallop into the spring, is since former national security adviser to President Donald Trump, retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, asked for immunity from prosecution in return for testifying to the House and Senate intelligence committees, he must be guilty of a crime - that might bring down Mr.

Author: 0 Neymar scores wonderful goal as Brazil book world cup spot

Brazil became the first side, other than hosts Russian Federation, to book their place in the 2018 World Cup finals after a classy 3-0 win against Paraguay, with star man Neymar once again scoring a superb goal. "There were many fouls on me", Neymar said of the Paraguayan defenders. "We are a team that marks well, that comes out playing, that try to play good football".

Author: 0 United Nations chief: More funding needed for Iraq programs

Abadi accused IS militants of "intentionally using civilians as human shields, while intensifying their propaganda machine to spread rumors" that Iraqi forces and worldwide aircraft caused casualties among civilians. "For the first time we caught that on a video yesterday", he said. Votel said he agreed with Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend's assessment Tuesday that there is "a fair chance that our operations may have contributed to civilian casualties".

Author: 0 Liberal government's 2017 budget leaves Nunavut waiting for details

It helps hard-working, talented and creative people develop the skills they need to drive our most successful industries and high-growth companies forward, and invests in Canadians' well-being through a focus on mental health, home care and Indigenous health care.

Global Media US turns down Russia invitation to Afghan peace conference
Author: 0 US turns down Russia invitation to Afghan peace conference

He said Friday that Afghan security forces have taken the necessary preparations to recapture the area from the Taliban and that operation would begin Friday. The insurgent group "has taken over a major urban space in one of its major stronghold provinces, amplifying the major threat that the group poses to Afghanistan almost 16 years after it was removed from power".

Global Media Impeached South Korean president Park Geun-hye arrested
Author: 0 Impeached South Korean president Park Geun-hye arrested

She is also accused of conspiring with Choi to solicit bribes from Samsung Group head Lee Jae-yong in return for government favors, such as the backing of a 2015 merger of two Samsung affiliates to solidify his control over the country's largest chaebol conglomerate.

Global Media Venezuela Supreme Court Reverses Ruling On Congress Power
Author: 0 Venezuela Supreme Court Reverses Ruling On Congress Power

Worldwide powers condemned the court's move, which gave the socialist president control over the only major state institution that still had been out of his grasp. She branded the court's rulings a "rupture of constitutional order", in a surprise declaration on state television. That statement, and the internal division that it exposed for the first time, may have been the most damaging moment of the whole episode.

Global Media Pipeline company reports 'physical attacks' along route as oil set to flow
Author: 0 Pipeline company reports 'physical attacks' along route as oil set to flow

In a court-ordered status report filed Monday, attorneys for Dakota Access write there have been " recent coordinated physical attacks ... that pose threats to life, physical safety, and the environment ". District Judge James Boasberg not to stop final construction of the pipeline, and they wanted the appeals court to halt any oil flow until that's resolved.

Author: 0 White House wealth: Trump employees disclose their finances

Trump's chief economic advisor, Gary Cohn, formerly chief operating officer of Goldman Sachs , earned at least $48.3 million in income in 2016, and holds assets valued at $252 million and $611 million. Conway gave speeches or provided political consulting services to dozens of political interest groups, mostly advocating conservative causes. The company said on January 20 that Conway had resigned.

Author: 0 More frustration for Man United in 0-0 draw vs West Brom

And it's completely the opposite. The last goal he scored in the Premier League was in September'. Although Mourinho claimed there was no chance of Shaw being sold at the end of the season, completely leaving him out of action pushes him one way as he hasn't been able to pick up any opportunities for a run of games.

Author: 0 US' Next Move to Fight ISIS: Establish 'Zones of Stability'

Secretary Tillerson's remarks and the March 9 Senate testimony of U.S. Central Command Commander Gen. Joseph Votel, who is tasked with overseeing military operations in Syria, indicate that conventional U.S. The statement underlined the allies' "determination to intensify and accelerate ... efforts to eliminate ISIS" in Iraq, Syria and elsewhere, referring to the terrorist group with another acronym.

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