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Kevin Love eyes return to Cavaliers next week: Inside Cavs-Suns

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James is averaging 26.9 points a game and has 39 double-doubles and 13 triple-doubles. "They just try to implement that ball movement, that body movement that he got when he was (an assistant coach) in Golden State". He bricked the dunk, and afterward Korver reminded him "you're a shooter, not a dunker". The Suns are tanking ( Tyson Chandler didn't even play in this one) for a high draft pick.A blowout like this was in order. Read More »

Dem operatives fume after Hillary disses Trump voters

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The former aides say that Clinton also added insult to injury when she suggested that women who voted for Trump were pressured "to vote the way that your husband, your boss, your son, whoever believes you should". Democratic operatives have an urgent message for Hillary Clinton - please shut up and go away. During a conference in India this weekend, Clinton called states that supported her in the election more economically advanced than the states that backed Trump. Read More »

Microsoft to add new Azure regions in Germany, Switzerland, UAE

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In Switzerland, data centers will be opened in Geneva and Zurich, and are a response to Microsoft's "engagement with financial institutions and regulators in Switzerland". Etisalat is also providing consulting, migration and managed services to ensure the smooth transition of business customers to the cloud and sees tremendous potential from Microsoft's intelligent cloud service from data centers. Read More »

Trump fires Tillerson, a moderate; replaces him with hawkish spy chief Pompeo

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A high-level Indian delegation led by Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale and Defense Secretary G Mohan Kumar were scheduled to be in USA for a series of preparatory meetings with their American counterparts for the next month's dialogue. He also bragged about the state department and USA military agreeing on the fact that "US leadership works on diplomacy" in another alleged dig at Trump's usual way of calling out various states and communities openly . Read More »

Russia: We will attack United States military if Trump strikes Syria again

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The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Turkish forces were within firing range of that route, which leads to a pair of regime-held towns - essentially encircling Afrin and 90 villages to its west. French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian warned Turkey on Tuesday that the scale of its offensive may be disproportional. The Turkish air strike hit a checkpoint on the road to Afrin, where Turkey is waging an offensive against the Kurdish YPG militia, he said. Read More »

Ex-President Lee Faces Questioning in Corruption Probe

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Lee has denied any wrongdoing, calling the investigation into the bribery allegations politically motivated by prosecutors under the incumbent liberal administration. Former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak visited on Wednesday the prosecution headquarters for an interrogation over numerous corruption allegations, the Yonhap news agency reported on Wednesday. Read More »

Teachers back walkout protesting gun violence

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This nationwide action is one of several protests planned for coming weeks. However, they have been invited to complete an online survey about school safety. It is all an effort to keep the schools safe and secure learning environment for our students. But some vowed to walk out anyway. "Change never happens without backlash", said Kara Litwin, a senior at Pope High School in the Cobb County School District. Read More »

Evacuations ordered ahead of next Southern California storm

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Authorities say a storm coming Tuesday is expected to bring rain heavy enough to potentially cause mudslides in the fire-scarred area where debris flows killed more than 20 people earlier this year. The first of three storms set to pass through Southern California this week began to drop rain on the region's recent burn areas Tuesday morning, but forecasters indicated the precipitation won't be as heavy as initially expected. Read More »

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Most of Texas' Sanctuary Cities Law

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton applauded the decision in a statement. He said that certain activities, like immigration arrests, were the exclusive responsibility of the federal government, and that the A.C.L.U. Sessions admonished California politicians for not cooperating with federal authorities on immigration enforcement issues. The American Civil Liberties Union of Texas, which is helping with the case against the law, said after the ruling that it will look at challenging its ... Read More »

China Threatens Trade Retaliation against US Agricultural Commodities

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The White House said there will be a mechanism for USA parties to apply for exclusion of specific products based on demand that is unmet by domestic production or on specific national security considerations. "The American aluminum and steel industry has been ravaged by aggressive foreign trade practices", Trump said at a signing ceremony at the White House, according to the Associated Press. Read More »

Philippines Duterte to issue notice of withdrawal from ICC

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U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein said Friday that Duterte needs to see a psychiatrist over his crude comments, including a threat to slap U.N. The lawmaker pointed to Article 127 of the statute which states that any withdrawal "shall come into effect one year after receipt of notice". "I'll be there", he apparently said to the ICC. Read More »

Met Éireann forecasting snow showers for St Patrick's Day!

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Patrick's Day will be dry in many areas, with bright spells, but scattered snow showers will occur, mainly in eastern coastal counties and along the south coast. Meanwhile, revelers heading to Trafalgar Square on Sunday for London's St Patrick's Day celebrations are in for a chilly one, with snow showers expected to last until around midday. Read More »

Teacher 'Accidentally' Fires Gun In Class

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Alexander was placed on administrative leave from his teaching job and he was also placed on administrative leave at the Sand City Police Department. The student injured during the California teacher's lecture has been released from the emergency room a couple of hours later. Read More »

Murphy Has Big Plans, Unveils First Budget As NJ's Governor

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Those making over $1 million would be taxed 10.75 percent, up from the current rate of just under 9 percent. Assembly Democratic leaders said in a statement that they "promise" to review the proposals. The hike is estimated to generate more than $750 million. But with budget increases come new taxes. Opponents of a tax on millionaires also say it would make the state less competitive and would deter high-earning individuals from living there. Read More »

Suspect in Binghamton University student's death arrested in Nicaragua

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Tercero allegedly "fled the United States via global air to Nicaragua prior to the discovery of Haley Anderson's deceased body", according to a statement released today by police. Police said they were called there just months earlier for a domestic dispute involving Anderson and Orlando Tercero, but no charges were filed. The two were students at the Decker School of Nursing and were previously in a relationship. Read More »

Rep. Stephanie Murphy: Trump's 'Big Game' on Guns Falls Short

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Recent polls have shown that a majority of American adults 67 percent 71 percent support raising the age for all gun purchases to 21. Earlier Monday White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said raising the age limit for the purchase of some firearms wasn't completely off the table, though the Trump administration dropped its support for the restrictions. Read More »

Three Men Charged With Minnesota Mosque Bombing

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Attorney for the District of Minnesota. According to an affidavit obtained by Fox 9 , McWhorter allegedly told an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent during an interview that the three rented a pickup in Champaign and drove to Minnesota with a plan to bomb the mosque, according to a criminal complaint. Read More »

Bihar bypoll UPDATES: RJD leading in Araria, Jehanabad; BJP in Bhabua

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AM: RJD candidate Krishna Mohan still leading in Jehanabad . There were reports of police resorting to mild use of force outside the counting centre in Jehanabad as young RJD supporters indulged in boisterous jubilations over the news of their candidate Suday Yadav establishing an unassailable lead over former MLA and JD (U) nominee Abhiram Sharma. Read More »

Iran invites Pakistan, China to join India in Chabahar port project

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Pakistan's Dawn newspaper reported Zarif "sought to allay concerns here (in Pakistan) over Indian involvement in the Iranian port". He compared Iran's relations with India to Pakistan's ties with Saudi Arabia. Gwadar is a key part of the multi-billion dollar CPEC, a flagship project of China's Belt and Road Initiative that has been opposed by India as it passes through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. Read More »

CNN's Tapper: Trump seems unable to fire people to their faces

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Tillerson did not immediately comment, but Steve Goldstein, the Tillerson aide who was sacked, said Tillerson wanted to stay as secretary of State. "With Mike Pompeo , we have a very similar thought process. "Fawning over Putin is poor preparation for being the top diplomat of the United States of America". FILE - President Donald Trump and then-CIA Director-designate Mike Pompeo, left, are seen at Central Intelligence Agency headquarters in Langley, Virginia, Jan. Read More »

Pompeo and Circumstance: A 'Rexit' State of Affairs

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US officials said that while Haspel was generally held in high regard at the Central Intelligence Agency, her nomination raised the unwelcome prospect of greater congressional and media scrutiny of officers who are more comfortable in the dark than in the spotlight. Read More »

Trump considering Perry for veterans affairs secretary

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Boone Pickens, the Texas oilman, according to people who work closely with senior officials at the department and the White House. Axios recently reported the President has been growing frustrated with him. By December, relations at the VA between Shulkin and several political appointees began to fray over philosophical differences. Shulkin met with Trump's chief of staff, John Kelly , at the White House March 5 to discuss the agency's turmoil. Read More »

Positive energy, genuine affection in Sonia's dinner: Rahul

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Indian Union Muslim League 's P. K. Kunhalikutty, Jose K. Mani of the Kerala Congress (Mani) party, Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik's Babulal Marandi, the Revolutionary Socialist Party's N. It could not be taken up amid objections raised by opposition parties who have written to Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan requesting her intervention. Read More »

Vote counting in Gorakhpur, Phulpur, Araria today

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An hour into counting the Samajwadi Party's Nagendra Pratap Singh Patel was leading in Phulpur by with 7600 votes; the BJP's Kaushlendra Singh Patel was at 6,163 votes after round 3. A constituency won by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on five successive occasions, the saffron party not only has to win Gorakhpur but also retain, if not increase, Adityanath's 2014 victory margin of nearly 3.13 lakh votes. Read More »

Palace still open to probe despite UN High Commissioner's remarks vs Duterte

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Roque said the remarks came at an inappropriate time, considering that talks on a possible investigation by the UN is being discussed by the Foreign Affairs Department and the UN Secretary General. The Commission on Human Rights urges the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte to stop attacking human rights defenders. "Why? Because you are insulting me. Read More »

Arun Jaitley files nomination for Rajya Sabha polls from Uttar Pradesh

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There seems to be a fight between Congress's third candidate and Farooq. The party, however, expects to get the support of seven JD (S) rebels and some independents and others. Alphonse Kannanthanam from Kerala was already made a Union Minister. "Just looking at the ministers from the coastal district gives you a clue about the place". Read More »

Trump tariff move could spark trade wars that will hurt all: WTO

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It's about NAFTA, they say, arguing that the proposal is just tough talk and a brilliant bargaining tool in the ongoing talks to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement. He can propose a 50 percent tariff on a country or some products, and then modify his terms if some accommodation is made, or maybe double down if no accommodation is offered. Read More »

Supreme Court bars foreign lawyers and firms from practising law in India

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The top court upheld the judgements by the Madras High Court in 2012 and the Bombay High Court in 2009 that foreign lawyers may only offer advice on foreign laws on a "fly-in-fly-out" basis. The court's verdict came on batch of petitions filed by Bar Council of India and others. "These are parts of non-litigation practice which is part of practice of law" and the Advocates Act makes it clear that those enrolled with the Bar Council alone are entitled to practice law as regulatory mechanism ... Read More »

Queer Eye: Tom and ex-wife Abby are engaged!

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He and Abby were previously married, but got divorced years ago. Tom tweeted: "It's official, Abby and I are engaged ". His new look and confidence won her over, and the whole world fell in love with the adorable couple. He shared a heartwarming snap of the two of them together on the social media sharing site, adding a few words for all of his adoring followers. And Netflix should definitely make the most of this good news, and use it in their own promotion. Read More »

Confidence building measures along Assam-Mizoram border

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Chief secretaries of the two states had held talks on the border dispute in 1995-96 and it was then decided that the talks should be taken up at the chief ministers' level, he said. According to the police, the move followed "information from reliable sources that some individuals and organisations from the Mizoram side are planning to intrude into Assam's territory with the intention to encroach forest land and erect permanent structures, including religious structures". Read More »