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No. 14 Texas Tech meets Texas in rubber match

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Young hit six 3-pointers and had a career-best 29 points for the Longhorns . Texas Tech held off a second half-run from Texas to eliminate the Longhorns, 73-69, at the Big 12 Championships Thursday in Kansas City. Tech never trailed as they charged into the Big 12 semifinals for the first time since 2005. "We're no different than any team in college basketball in that regard, so it's certainly not an excuse". Read More »

Atwal 'shocked and devastated' by controversy over PM's India tour

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Jaspal Atwal is "completely overwhelmed" by the worldwide media attention he's received after an invite that sparked global controversy during Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's trip to India last month. Atwal said this was not his first visit to India since his release from custody, adding he travelled to his homeland twice in 2017 and received a visa from the Indian government without trouble. Read More »

Opposition force adjournments of Parliament for fourth day

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The logjam in Lok Sabha continued for the fifth consecutive day today. "It's a shame. It's mad, mad, mad. whoever does it. whether it is in Tamil Nadu, West Bengal or Tripura", Naidu said in the Rajya Sabha . AIADMK members were also seen holding placards of Dravidian movement founder Thanthai Periyar. After the Home Minister's reply, as the uproarious scenes continued, the House was adjourned for the day. Read More »

Clemson downs BC to reach ACC semifinals vs. No. 1 Virginia

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As a team, NC State shot 73.3 percent from the field in the back half of the game, including going 7 of 10 from 3-point range. After scoring a combined 35 points in victories against Georgia Tech and North Carolina State, Popovic scored nine points against Clemson while dealing with foul trouble. Read More »

Attorney General: Defending abortion bill could be tough

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Gov. Bryant hopes for " Mississippi to be the safest place in America for an unborn child". "House Bill 1510 will help us achieve that goal", the governor tweeted on Tuesday, as reported by Associated Press . "We know what happens when abortion is illegal or inaccessible: women are forced to travel out of state to get essential care, women who can't afford to take time off of work or travel outside the state are left with nowhere to turn, and we know that when abortion is banned, the number ... Read More »

UK Student Films People Outside Her Dorm Room Chanting Racial Slurs

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In the short clip, which has been shared over 21,000 times and gained over 655,000 views, chants of "we hate the blacks" and "fuck the blacks" can be heard. Mary Okpo, of Nottingham Trent's African Caribbean Society, told the BBC the incident was "unjustifiable and unacceptable". The university has offered Ms Chisango alternative accommodation, Prof Simmons added. Read More »

Nor'easter erosion reveals skeleton of old ship in York

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Some historians believe the ship is more than 160 years old. The most recent sightings of the shipwreck came after a 2007 Patriots Day weekend blizzard and a springtime storm in 2013, said York Police Chief Douglas Bracy. A sloop is a single-masted ship, while a pink is a small ship with a very narrow stern. ME estimates that there are over 1,500 shipwrecks off the state's coast. Read More »

Turkish army, FSA 'capture Jinderes town' in Syria's Afrin

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Turkish forces and allied Syrian rebels are now in control of Jandaris, a town in the Afrin district of northern Syria, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported on Thursday. military presence. "Because of those terrorists, we were not safe on our own soil", Derkus said. He noted that the Turkish Armed Forces and forces of the Free Syrian Army will liberate Afrin from the terrorists. Read More »

Love Jihad: Hadiya 'very happy' with Supreme Court ruling

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In doing so, the apex court overturned an earlier order of Kerala HC, which had cancelled the marriage saying it wasn't legal as she entered into it out of coercion or was brainwashed into it. The three judges of the Supreme Court said in an interim order. He said two criminal cases had been registered against Mr Jahan. Shafin Jahan could be an extremist. Read More »

As general election begins, Cruz escalates battle against O'Rourke

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In late February, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the House Democrats' official campaign arm, infuriated progressives by inserting itself in the 7th District race by publishing opposition research against Moser , a progressive, pro-choice woman who has been a leader in the resistance to Trump. Read More »

EFL will meet with Wolves over rivals' concerns

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Former Leeds United forward Noel Whelan has told Whites owner Andrea Radrizzani to put his hand in his pocket and buy quality players rather than taking pot shots at Wolverhampton Wanderers . "The club has confirmed that the undertakings given at the time remain in place and are being complied with". Having never yet worked for a club at which Mendes did not have strong ties, the frustration expressed by Radrizzani stretches beyond the man directing from the touchlines - his concerns ... Read More »

No Filipino fatality in Papua New Guinea quakes - DFA

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Updates from the US Geological Survey has the quake at 6.8 magnitude. The prime minister's visit came as some people expressed anger over the lack of information and the slow delivery of aid. The Department of Foreign Affairs on Friday said no Filipino has been reported dead in the earthquakes that hit Papua New Guinea. The natural disaster was felt as far away as the capital Port Moresby, about 221 kilometers (137 miles) south-southeast of the epicenter, but there were no reports of damage ... Read More »

Judge Urges Trump To Mute, Not Block, Twitter Critics

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The Trump administration contends that his Twitter account is a personal platform and not a public one. A judge on Thursday recommended that instead of blocking followers he doesn't like on Twitter, President Donald Trump should just mute the undesired critics. Read More »

We're Close to Having Mackenzie in the New Terminator Reboot

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Variety reports that Mackenzie Davis , best known as one of the leads in the acclaimed AMC tech drama Halt and Catch Fire , is "in negotiations" to join the still-untitled sixth Terminator film in a leading role. "Sources say Davis has been the studio and Miller's top choice for a while, but the casting needed sign off from Cameron, who is now filming the Avatar sequels". Read More »

Denver Broncos Trade Aqib Talib to the Los Angeles Rams

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However, the Patriots have the advantage since Talib declared that he wants to return to New England, where he played for nearly two seasons before signing with the Broncos in 2014. Talib has been a great Bronco and he's still one of the league's top cornerbacks but perhaps he can view his situation from a longer-termed view. Read More »

Coree, Seul: "Nord sospende test nucleari, vuole dialogo con Usa"

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Donald Trump incontrerà Kim Jong-un entro maggio. Per la prima volta in tanti anni, tutte le parti coinvolte si stanno impegnando in modo serio - ha scritto Trump in un tweet - Il mondo guarda e aspetta! Stando a quanto riporta il New York Times , il leader nordcoreano Kim Jong Un avrebbe informato alcuni diplomatici sudcoreani della sua intenzione di avviare trattative con gli Stati Uniti per discutere di cooperazione e abbandonare il programma nucleare e missilistico. Read More »

Mugabe's link to new party worries Mnangagwa

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But we are not happy with what we are hearing in the media, " Mnangagwa told the irate youth. They said that Mnangagwa was "capable of ushering in change". In response, Mugabe is said to have congratulated Mutinhiri for taking the "bold move" and told him that "Zimbabwe needed men and women of principle who should fight to preserve the legacy of the liberation struggle". Read More »

World marks Women's Day hot on heels of rights demands

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The strike is attempting to emulate Iceland's 1975 work shutdown, when women took a day off in October to demonstrate their vital contribution to the country's economy and society. But two of the five female ministers in Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's government have said it would be better to observe a work-to-rule, in which employees do no more than the minimum required by the rules of their contract. Read More »

Airlines to operate all-women crew flights tomorrow

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In addition to the flight crew, an all-women team worked on all "above wing" and "below wing" activities in the lead up to flight departure. BA captain Julie Levy, who flew the London to Glasgow flight, said most of the young women she meets tell her it never occurred to them to become a pilot. Read More »

Coca-Cola to launch alcoholic drink in Japan, Report

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Moors & Cabot Inc.'s holdings in The Coca-Cola were worth $4,696,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the business. The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 15th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 15th will be given a $0.39 dividend. Read More »

Two changes as Joe Schmidt names XV for Scotland

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Rob Kearney, who will win his 82nd cap from fullback on Saturday, echoed those sentiments and said there are no concerns among the playing group about Ringrose slotting back in alongside Bundee Aki. The big, burly Munster centre sustained a knee injury during training recently. Henderson suffered a hamstring injury during the round two win over Italy and sat out the following week's defeat of Wales, a game Schmidt said he could have played in but it would have been a risk. Read More »

Over 20 Taliban terrorists killed in USA drone strike in eastern Afghanistan

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Up to 20 militants are believed to have been killed in an American drone strike on a compound said to have been used by the head of the Pakistani Taliban, Mullah Fazlullah. Last month, a suspected US drone strike on the Pakistani side of the border killed the deputy leader of the TTP, which has been waging a campaign of bombings and other attacks on Pakistani forces. Read More »

John Lewis expect trading to be "volatile" in 2018/19

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Despite sales edging up over the year, profits took a hammering. Sales growth accelerated in the second half of the year, driven by better like-for-like volumes after the retailer lowered the prices of hundreds of "essential Waitrose " products. Read More »

'Here's my message to Oakland mayor, 'How dare you:' AG Jeff Sessions

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Trump added his voice to the criticism of Schaaf already raised by White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders, acting ICE Director Thomas Homan and Attorney General Jeff Sessions in a speech in Sacramento Wednesday. "I really think we should have legislation where we put an extra line in the money that we give them - 'You want the money, you can't have the sanctuary cities.' That way we avoid the court battles all the time", Trump said. Read More »

Ambedkar's statue defaced in Chennai

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Sources said that security had been beefed up around the statues of dalit icons in different parts of the state. The culprits behind the act are yet to be identified by the police. Dr Ambedkar Miscreants have now targeted a statue of Dalit icon Dr B R Ambedkar in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut, the latest in a series of attacks on statues of political and ideological figures across the country.Members of the Dalit community held protests and blocked traffic in Mawana, Meerut after Ambedkar's ... Read More »

Cricketer Mhd Shami denies adultery charges levelled by his wife Hasin Jahan

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However, Shami, on Twitter, stated that the news was fake and that it was a "conspiracy" to defame him. All these are outside my knowledge so I can't say about it now. It is important to recall that the pacer's wife had taken to Facebook to share her side of the story and posted a series of screenshots to verify her claims of cricketer's extramarital affairs. Read More »

NRA: Trump Doesn't Want Gun Control

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The most likely legislative option is bolstering the federal background check system for gun purchases, but it's bogged down after being linked with a less popular measure to expand gun rights. "I think he thinks it would probably have more potential at the states than it would at the federal level", Sanders said, noting that the president realizes that "there's not a lot of broad support for" raising the minimum purchase age. Read More »

Here's Why New York Was Spared the Worst of the Nor'easter

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Intense bands of snow whipped parts of the Northeast on Wednesday, threatening risky driving conditions and more power outages as the second nor'easter in a week crept up the storm-weary East Coast. More than a foot of snow is forecast for some interior areas. But the biggest concern is not the storm itself. And now, parts of Pennsylvania could receive between eight and 12 inches of snow this week; parts of NY can anticipate seven to 11 inches of snow; and parts of MA should prepare ... Read More »

What Is International Women's Day?

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The UN chief noted that achieving gender equality and empowering women and girls was "the unfinished task" and "the greatest human rights challenge in our world" which required addressing the historic power imbalances that underpin discrimination and exploitation. Read More »

PM, Union Ministers greet women on International Women's Day

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Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu said that change should begin from home and boys must be taught to respect girl and gender sensitisation should take place at all levels of the society. Modi also distributed certificates to the best performing districts in the BBBP programme as he interacted with some of the beneficiary mothers and girl children. Read More »