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Global Media Unperturbed Virat Kohli brushes away Ian Healy's comments, cites his Centurion fiasco
Author: 0 Unperturbed Virat Kohli brushes away Ian Healy's comments, cites his Centurion fiasco

Umpire Nigel Llong had no hesitation in declaring the batsman LBW, but for some reason, the Australian skipper along with non-striker Peter Handscombe consulted the dressing room whether he should review his dismissal. "I have seen Australian coaches sending their men to sit in the stands and at times instructing or giving signal to their players what to do on field!" But I am still proud of the boys.

Global Media Sena's Vishwanath Mahadeshwar new BMC mayor
Author: 0 Sena's Vishwanath Mahadeshwar new BMC mayor

After BJP withdrew their nomination, Mahadeshwar was competing with Congress' Vitthal Lokare for the Mayor's post. The BJP's decision paves the way for a Shiv Sena Mayor to sail through easily. In the municipal elections conducted in February, Shiv Sena won 84 of the 227 seats, while the BJP finished a close second with 82. The process was held in the presence of BMC Commissioner Ajoy Mehta, Sena MP and party secretary Anil Desai and Sena MLA Anil Parab.

Global Media Residents in Canadian town 'alarmed' as tap water turns bright pink
Author: 0 Residents in Canadian town 'alarmed' as tap water turns bright pink

It later turned a bright pink, and Veldhuyzen Van Zanten says she posted on a town Facebook page and found hundreds of others were experiencing the same thing. Mayor Dale Krasnow apologized for that on the town's website. The town's mayor, Dale Krasnow, released a statement Tuesday saying no one was put at risk by the freakish incident.

Global Media Germany, Turkey aim to improve ties but no Nazi comparisons - Gabriel
Author: 0 Germany, Turkey aim to improve ties but no Nazi comparisons - Gabriel

He spoke from the balcony of the Hamburg residence of the Turkish consul to a crowd of some 200 supporters, many waving Turkish flags. "In our legal system, local authorities are generally in charge of security issues", Gabriel told ZDF broadcaster, adding that authorities in Hamburg chose to close the hall originally scheduled for the speech due to a lack of fire security.

Global Media YouTube video of Kim Jong Nam's son emerges amid murder probe
Author: 0 YouTube video of Kim Jong Nam's son emerges amid murder probe

An official at South Korea's spy agency declined to confirm the whereabouts of Kim Han-sol and his family members. Speaking against a plain wall, and showing no signs of strain or distress, he appears to begin by reading from a document. "This will be the first and last statement on this particular matter, and the present whereabouts of this family will not be addressed", the statement added.

Global Media Facing test of resolve, Trump pushes ahead with North Korea review
Author: 0 Facing test of resolve, Trump pushes ahead with North Korea review

The launches also prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to reaffirm what the White House called the "ironclad commitment" of the United States to stand with Japan and South Korea in the face of Pyongyang's repeated violations of U.N. The four ballistic missiles fired Monday morning were launched by a military unit "tasked to strike the bases of the USA imperialist aggressor forces in Japan", the KCNA report said.

Global Media IISc Bangalore Bags Spot in World's Top 10 Small Universities
Author: 0 IISc Bangalore Bags Spot in World's Top 10 Small Universities

Last year, there were two institutions in the top 20, though none were in top 10. At rank 8, IISc.is the only Indian university in the list of 20, and is also the second-highest ranked Asian university. Besides, they teach and research across more than four disciplines. The top spot went to California Institute of Technology (Caltech). In a rare instance, India appears in a top 10 global ranking that wouldn't make its citizens cringe at the state of its polluted cities or criminal record.

Global Media Saint Laurent comes under fire for 'porno chic' campaign
Author: 0 Saint Laurent comes under fire for 'porno chic' campaign

The fashion brand was asked to change the posters by the watchdog, which said the images were a "serious breach of rules set by the advertising industry to main dignity and respect in the representation of the person". The photos were shot by celebrated fashion photographers Inez Van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin. What was also disturbing about the ads were the thinness of the models being used to advertise the brand.

Global Media Smith says he was wrong to seek help on DRS decision
Author: 0 Smith says he was wrong to seek help on DRS decision

And they both showed why they are India's best Test batsmen. But sources in the Indian team told The Indian Express that they believe the Australians have a designated person in the dressing room who, after watching the live feed on TV, communicates his advice to the players on the field.

Global Media Malaysia police foil Houthi attack on Saudi king
Author: 0 Malaysia police foil Houthi attack on Saudi king

Saudi Arabia denied on Tuesday claims by Pakistani activists that two transgenders from Pakistan were beaten to death in police custody after being arrested in Saudi Arabia along with more than 30 other members of the community. "We got them in the nick of time", Inspector General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar told reporters. Mr Abu Bakar told journalists the group "are also involved in distributing drugs".

Global Media Explosions reported at Kabul hospital
Author: 0 Explosions reported at Kabul hospital

March 8 (ANI): An explosion has reportedly occurred near a military hospital in Wazir Mohammad Akbar Khan area on outskirts of Kabul, with reports of gun firing. Gunfire is going on inside the hospital. At least one gunman was dressed as a doctor, the Reuters news agency reports. However, security forces are not providimg details about the imcident.

Global Media North Korea Launches Four Missiles, Rattling Japan
Author: 0 North Korea Launches Four Missiles, Rattling Japan

Trump slammed the North for its actions and stressed the strong commitment of the U.S.to Japan's security. The whole platform, including additional launchers and AN/TPY-2 radars, will be stationed at the planned battery site near the southeastern rural county of Seongju.

Global Media Beloved polar bear cub Fritz passes away
Author: 0 Beloved polar bear cub Fritz passes away

He was due to be presented to the public in March. Reuters reports that the 4-month-old cub, who had been celebrated in Germany as an heir to beloved polar bear Knut, died of complications from a liver inflammation. It is a similar story to that of Knut, Berlin's other famous polar bear, who survived against the odds when he was rejected by his mother at birth.

Author: 0 Republicans: Don't enable Trump's absurd Obama wiretapping accusation

But that isn't stopping members of the president's inner circle from calling for an investigation. Trump tweeted early Saturday morning in one part of a six-tweet rant that began just after 6:30 a.m. FBI investigators and Justice Department officials must seek approval from a federal judge for such a step. President Barack Obama, via a spokesman, denied Trump's new allegation as "simply false".

Global Media How Will You Celebrate International Women's Day?
Author: 0 How Will You Celebrate International Women's Day?

Rallies are expected around the globe. Avoid shopping for one day (with exceptions for small, women- and minority-owned businesses). Striking progress. "The event is organized by the Bermuda Women's Day Committee and Ernst & Young, largely known for their workplace initiatives for gender equality, is the main sponsor".

Author: 0 President Trump's temper flare-ups stoking turmoil in White House

The same is true of whether Americans are "concerned" by the possible Trump-Russia ties: 71 percent of Democrats say they are "very concerned" about it, but 54 percent of Republicans say they are not concerned "at all ". Flynn's resignation became a watershed moment for Russian officials. Whenever any of those meetings were reported on, Trump's tweets railed about a lying, failing press.

Global Media US House Republicans unveil plan to repeal and replace Obamacare
Author: 0 US House Republicans unveil plan to repeal and replace Obamacare

Tom Price , his secretary of health and human sevices, wrote a letter to congressional leaders gushing, "your proposals represent a necessary and important first step toward fulfilling our promises to the American people". The plan allows insurance companies to charge higher rates if a person has a significant lapse in coverage. Under the new Republican plan Americans would no longer be penalised for not having health insurance, nor would employers be forced to provide it for their staff.

Global Media 'High impact' winter storm headed for Saskatchewan Monday
Author: 0 'High impact' winter storm headed for Saskatchewan Monday

A storm system developing over North Dakota is forecast to track to southern Manitoba tonight and intensify as it moves over Northwestern Ontario Tuesday. A major Winter Storm is tracking northward into Manitoba and expected to dump up to 60 cm of snow in parts of Northern Manitoba. "So, things will be pretty slick Tuesday morning with all the moisture freezing on the ground".

Global Media PM Modi, BJP rise to Rohaniya challenge
Author: 0 PM Modi, BJP rise to Rohaniya challenge

Ghazipur, Jaunpur and Bhadoi are the other districts where polling is underway. The results will be announced on March 11. Ahead of the 11 March counting of ballots for the seven-phased elections in Uttar Pradesh, the BJP has demanded deployment of central paramilitary forces at all the counting centres in the state.

Global Media Reuben Foster Issues Apology To All 32 NFL Teams After Combine Dismissal
Author: 0 Reuben Foster Issues Apology To All 32 NFL Teams After Combine Dismissal

Standing at 6'3 with arms over 32 inches long, King is exactly the type of tall, long cornerback National Football League teams dream about, and his combine performance measured up to and even exceeded expectations. Hatcher performed better on the 225-pound bench press, as his 16 reps tied for 10th place behind Billy Brown of Shepherd, who had 23 reps. For some context, Texans defensive end Jadeveon Clowney (who Garrett has frequently been compared to throughout the draft process) did 21.

Global Media Trump calls for congressional probe into possible wiretapping of his campaign
Author: 0 Trump calls for congressional probe into possible wiretapping of his campaign

Before any possible rebuke, it would be expected some conversations with the White House would need to take place. Trump first tweeted on Saturday, without evidence. The DNC's email leak has been tied to Russian hacking, and US intelligence officials say it was part of the Russian government's efforts to discredit the USA election process and assist Trump's campaign.

Global Media White House media briefing with Sean Spicer
Author: 0 White House media briefing with Sean Spicer

He just wants them to be nice to him. Trump is accusing former President Barack Obama of having Trump's telephones "wire tapped" during last year's election, but Trump isn't offering any evidence or saying what prompted the allegation. A young girl reacts after U.S. President Donald Trump made a surprise appearance in front of her White House tour group in Washington, U.S. March 7, 2017 .

Global Media A's catcher Ryan Lavarnway homers in Team Israel's second WBC win
Author: 0 A's catcher Ryan Lavarnway homers in Team Israel's second WBC win

With its two wins (the first of which was a 2-1 extra-inning nail-biter over Korea on Monday), it appears likely that Israel will advance to the quadrennial tournament's second round, which begins on Sunday in Tokyo. Burcham's infield single to second base scored the runner from third in the 10th inning. Though numerous big leaguers and All-Stars are participating in the Classic, and though the Jewish roots of many of them would have allowed them to play for Team Israel , every active ...

Global Media All Pink Starburst Packs Are Coming Soon!
Author: 0 All Pink Starburst Packs Are Coming Soon!

So stock up, friends, and hold tight to a dream that was too good for this sinful, lemon-flavored Earth. Starburst is manufactured by The Wrigley Company. If you see this bag of all-pink Starburst in stores next month, scoop it up. Honestly, this is the best news since Starburst released its "FaveREDS" Packs in 2015 with nothing but cherry, watermelon, strawberry, and fruit punch flavors.

Global Media Malaysia expels North Korean ambassador over assassination
Author: 0 Malaysia expels North Korean ambassador over assassination

The diplomat had already been withdrawn by Kuala Lumpur for consultations. Ambassador Kang was also angry because Malaysia had refused a North Korean request to turn over Kim's body without a post-mortem and not without his next-of-kin coming forward to claim the body and provide a DNA sample.

Global Media Kim Jong Nam murder: North Korea expels Malaysia envoy
Author: 0 Kim Jong Nam murder: North Korea expels Malaysia envoy

The riff between the countries started on February 13 after two women at Kuala Lumpur International Airport allegedly ran up behind Kim Jong Nam and rubbed the nerve agent VX on his face, killing him within an hour. A compromise would also anger Japan, the US and South Korea, which are growing increasingly concerned with the North's missile development. Two of the 11 Malaysians are in North Korea as part of the United Nations' World Food Programme (WFP).

Global Media US Republicans unveil bill to replace Obamacare
Author: 0 US Republicans unveil bill to replace Obamacare

The amount of money a person qualified for depended on income. That's meant to draw more younger - and healthier - people into the individual insurance market. However, increases in insurance premiums - which were also a problem before the health law - have irked many Americans. The bills were introduced Monday night, and they represent the first attempt by Republicans to abolish the ACA.

Global Media White House tours resume Tuesday
Author: 0 White House tours resume Tuesday

Appearing from behind a partition, Trump was met with cheers and screams from the tour attendees - which included a large group of children, one of whom was called up by the president for a picture. Throughout Trump's short appearance, it was hard not to notice the giant portrait of the former first lady - and Trump's opponent in the hotly-contested election - prominently hanging beside him.

Global Media Israel Passes Law Banning Foreigners Who Support Boycott Movement
Author: 0 Israel Passes Law Banning Foreigners Who Support Boycott Movement

The law also extends to people who call for the boycott of any Israeli institution and all "areas under its control" - i.e., supporters of boycotts of West Bank settlement products. Politicians from the Jewish Home party hailed the new law, with education minister Naftali Bennett saying it "allows Israel to protect itself against conspirators".

Global Media Change clocks/smoke detector batteries this Sunday
Author: 0 Change clocks/smoke detector batteries this Sunday

Check local building codes for additional requirements. Make sure everyone in the household knows how to get out of every room and how to get out of the home in less than two minutes. If you have an older model smoke detector, the fire company recommends replacing that with a 10-year battery powered safety watchdog smoke detector.

Global Media Madagascar Braces for One of Its Worst-Ever Tropical Cyclones
Author: 0 Madagascar Braces for One of Its Worst-Ever Tropical Cyclones

Rainfall could exceed 16 inches (406 millimeters) in many parts of the island during Enawo, as the southern hemisphere's strongest cyclone this year has been named, according to Ann Arbor, Michigan-based Weather Underground. Enawo was located near 14.0 degrees south latitude and 53.8 degrees east longitude. At 0900 UTC (4 a.m. EST) Enawo's maximum sustained winds were near 103.6 miles per hour (90 knots/166.7 kph) and strengthening.

Global Media Panama ex-dictator Noriega in critical condition after surgery
Author: 0 Panama ex-dictator Noriega in critical condition after surgery

Noriega had been in prison for murdering opponents during his 1983-89 reign and for corruption, but authorities allowed the 83-year-old to switch to house arrest about a month ago so he could prepare for the procedure. A military intelligence officer who worked closely with the CIA, Noriega ruled the Central American country from 1983 to 1989 as head of a military government.

Author: 0 Hammond expected to raise United Kingdom taxes in budget

Addressing lawmakers, he said PSA's strategy is not based on plant closures, and that union accords will be honored and Vauxhall treated on a par with units in other countries. According to an LGA poll, 78% of the 152 MPs surveyed think that any additional funding should go to social care budgets. "We should prepare for Brexit but some of that money now needs to deal with the crisis in the NHS and social care".

Author: 0 US House to investigate 'surveillance of campaigns' as part of Russian Federation probe

Former Trump National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, a figure who is at the center of the Russian Federation intelligence investigation, is not part of the list. Committee leadership last week settled on a scope for the probe, which will cover both alleged connections between Trump campaign officials and Moscow as well as reported leaks from members of the intelligence community.

Author: 0 Sessions: Attorney general right to recuse himself from Russian probe

But he stopped short of agreeing to calls from Democrats in Congress for the Justice Department to wash its hands of the Trump-Russia investigation. The deputy attorney general, the No. The committee's ranking member , Sen. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said he could not support Rosenstein's nomination - despite his apolitical reputation and service as a US attorney under presidential administrations of both parties - unless Rosenstein could commit to recusing himself and appointing what some ...

Author: 0 Philippines moves to restore death penalty for drug offenses

Lagman also voted as one against the bill. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Tuesday said the purge of dissident House leaders who voted against the administration's priority bill restoring the death penalty will start next week. Archbishop Socrates Villegas, the president of the bishops' conference, said that the bishops are "overcome with grief" by the preliminary passage of the bill, "but we are not defeated nor shall we be silenced".

Global Media Barca can hit PSG for six, says Enrique
Author: 0 Barca can hit PSG for six, says Enrique

A source closely connected to a first-team player told ESPN FC he was surprised at the genuine level of belief emanating from the squad ahead of the game. Meanwhile, Suarez is seeking inspiration from one of the best displays of the Enrique era as last season Barca thrashed eternal rivals Real Madrid 4-0 at the Santiago Bernabeu with Messi only available for the last half hour on his return from injury.

Global Media At least 3 killed after bus and train collide in Biloxi, Mississippi
Author: 0 At least 3 killed after bus and train collide in Biloxi, Mississippi

Biloxi Police Chief John Miller described the crash as a "terrible, chaotic scene" at a press conference. More details to come. The train is believed to have pushed the bus around 300 feet down the track after colliding with it. Victims have been taken to Merit Health and Ocean Springs Hospital in Biloxi, and Singing River Hospital in nearby Pascagoula. CSX personnel are working with first responders at a collision of a freight train and passenger bus in Biloxi, Miss.

Global Media Tornadoes dot Midwest, damaging homes
Author: 0 Tornadoes dot Midwest, damaging homes

A severe storm system pummeled parts of the Midwest overnight with tornadoes, huge hailstones and powerful winds, damaging almost 500 buildings and injuring a dozen people in one Missouri city. "There was a confirmed tornado touchdown in Oak Grove". The city police chief says between 60 and 70 houses were damaged when strong storms swept through the town, with some completely destroyed.

Global Media ISIL's Raqqa supply route severed
Author: 0 ISIL's Raqqa supply route severed

SDF made the advances against Islamic State with the help of US close-air support, and coordination between SDF and the USA -led coalition continues with the aim of isolating Raqqa, according to SDF. The SDF launched an offensive to retake Raqqa in November and is supported by coalition air strikes and a deployment of about 500 U.S. special forces operators who the Pentagon says are acting as advisers.

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