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World New Zealand 175-3, lead England by 117
Author: 0 New Zealand 175-3, lead England by 117

England's score on Thursday was its sixth-lowest since that trend-setting total 131 years ago and its lowest agaisnt New Zealand . All they got was misery. It was like deer in the headlights. New Zealand , so far, have batted as if it was the day before yesterday, all patience and rectitude and playing within their limitations.

World Draft-Dodger Trump Bans Transgender People Serving Their Country
Author: 0 Draft-Dodger Trump Bans Transgender People Serving Their Country

Nancy Pelosi , a California Democrat and the House minority leader, called the ban "cowardly, disgusting". The Obama administration began allowing transgender people to serve openly in the military in June 2016, following a review that dragged out months longer than expected amid internal conflict in the Pentagon over how the change would be made.

World French supermarket attack: Police 'hero' dies of wounds
Author: 0 French supermarket attack: Police 'hero' dies of wounds

One of the injured is police officer Arnaud Beltrame, who switched places with a female hostage and suffered life-threatening injuries . Interior Minister Gerard Collomb was on his way. "This attack has been claimed by ISIS , and it is now being analyzed", Macron said. The local prosecutors' office were treating the incident as a terror attack and said the gunman had claimed to be acting in the name of IS.

World Is Trump Considering a Veto of the Omnibus Spending Bill?
Author: 0 Is Trump Considering a Veto of the Omnibus Spending Bill?

Both parties need to do more on drug prices Senate approves.3 trillion spending bill , sending to Trump White House: Trump will delay steel tariffs for European Union, six countries MORE reportedly used a vulgar remark while dismissing his advisers' warnings against vetoing the massive spending bill this week.

World Biden Threat Lets Media Lay Punches on Trump
Author: 0 Biden Threat Lets Media Lay Punches on Trump

President Trump took to Twitter , calling Biden "Crazy Joe" and making threats of his own. "Women everywhere went, 'Thank god we didn't elect an emotional woman to lead our country", joked Jimmy Fallon about Trump's angry Twitter reaction to Biden.

Author: 0 Rajya Sabha election results: BJP wins in UP, loses Jharkhand

Apart from all, another two Congress members were also not able to vote because they were expelled from the House last week for allegedly insane behavior inside the house. The BJP and allies had lacked the numbers to get all nine nominees elected on their own. Voting is underway for 26 remaining seats of 59 across seven states today.

World March For Our Lives - the time is now
Author: 0 March For Our Lives - the time is now

They're leaving on a bus late Friday night along with 40 other students from The Met, arriving in Washington Saturday morning. Survivors of the February school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida are organizing the movement.

World Iowa Family Of Four That Went Missing In Mexico Found Dead
Author: 0 Iowa Family Of Four That Went Missing In Mexico Found Dead

Authorities said that there was "no sign of any traumatic injury" though it wasn't immediately clear what caused their deaths. Police told KCCI News there were "no obvious signs of foul play" or physical struggle of any kind, and that the deaths were not being treated as suspicious.

World Bomb Explosion Kills 3 Turkish Soldiers in Syria's Afrin
Author: 0 Bomb Explosion Kills 3 Turkish Soldiers in Syria's Afrin

Turkey's state-run news agency says Turkish jets have attacked suspected Kurdish rebel camps across the border in northern Iraq, in an operation that reportedly "neutralized" nine militants. "We have made it very clear with the Turkish government that we will continue to operate there", State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said at a press conference in response to a question about the U.S.'s stance on Manbij.

World Palestinian Ahed Tamimi agrees 8 months in Israeli jail after plea deal
Author: 0 Palestinian Ahed Tamimi agrees 8 months in Israeli jail after plea deal

Nariman Tamimi "was also charged with incitement on social media and assault, while her cousin Nur, who participated in the incident, was charged with assault", the BBC reports . Ahed Tamimi, who comes from a family of prominent activists, has been involved in a series of previous incidents, with older pictures of her confronting soldiers widely published.

World Trump's Top Lawyer For The Special Counsel Probe Reportedly Resigns
Author: 0 Trump's Top Lawyer For The Special Counsel Probe Reportedly Resigns

The same day that story published, Trump addressed Mueller by name for the first time on Twitter. Dowd also has played a role in some of the defining legal quagmires of the past four decades, including the Iran-Contra affair, the Keating Five, the Enron collapse and a scandal over the firing of USA attorneys.

Author: 0 Trump's Tariff Moves: What You Need to Know

But the move sent stocks diving on Wall Street, where the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down about two per cent ahead of the announcement and ratcheted up Trump's campaign of confrontation with trading partners. "The Chinese side urges the USA side to resolve the concerns of the Chinese side as soon as possible", it said. Trump also directed Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to propose new investment restrictions on Chinese companies within 60 days to safeguard technologies the US views ...

World Say it ain't snow - More wintry weather for this weekend?
Author: 0 Say it ain't snow - More wintry weather for this weekend?

While this will be great news for ski resorts Spring Break travelers will need extra caution and a great deal of extra time. The sky will be partly cloudy with the high getting into the upper 70s. If the sun comes out later than expected, the temperatures may not get as warm as originally forecast. For Friday , we wake to a mostly sunny morning.

World US Navy Destroyer Sails In South China Sea Amid Chinese Combat Drills
Author: 0 US Navy Destroyer Sails In South China Sea Amid Chinese Combat Drills

The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the USS Mustin traveled close to Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands and carried out maneuvering operations. The Americans, however, defended their activities saying they were in tune with the worldwide law and that they operate in the region, including the South China Sea, daily.

World U.S. spending deal clinched, could avert government shutdown
Author: 0 U.S. spending deal clinched, could avert government shutdown

Van Hook has led the office since former U.S. Attorney Stephanie Finley, an Obama administration appointee, stepped down in March along with the vast majority of other holdover U.S. Instead, Trump is now poised to win $1.6 billion for barriers along the border, but none of it for the new prototypes he recently visited in California.

World Teen fails driving test after crashing into testing centre
Author: 0 Teen fails driving test after crashing into testing centre

No one else was injured. A teenager's driving test went catastrophically wrong when she crashed her auto into the test centre. According to Buffalo police, the 17-year-old girl accidentally put the auto into drive instead of reverse before accelerating, causing it to jump the curb and ram into the building.

World PSL 2018: Shahid Afridi keen to invite Indian players for the tournament
Author: 0 PSL 2018: Shahid Afridi keen to invite Indian players for the tournament

After the league stage and Qualifier in UAE, the PSL returned to Pakistan . The onslaught however didn't stop as Zalmi continued scoring at more than 10 runs per over to put up 170/7 by the end of 16 overs. Akmal smashed the fastest fifty in the history of the League as Zalmi showed no mercy to the Kings in the rain-reduced second eliminator. They lead the head to head 5-4.

World Hamas officers, bomb suspect killed in raid
Author: 0 Hamas officers, bomb suspect killed in raid

The latest statements mark a decline in relations between the two Palestinian parties, following the attempted assassination of Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah in Gaza last week. On Wednesday, a Hamas security source said investigators had arrested and were questioning three people, including two members of the PA-run intelligence services.

World KCKCC to hold children's Easter egg hunt and celebration
Author: 0 KCKCC to hold children's Easter egg hunt and celebration

Also on Saturday will be the Blue Bunny Breakfast and Egg Hunt, an annual event hosted by the Bryan Police Department's Chaplain Corps and the Bryan Parks and Recreations Department. Receive a Shields Park Pool pass with every 10 recycled eggs. Now in its 14th year it has become somewhat of a tradition, with even the Easter Bunny himself making a trip out to greet kids and hand out candy.

World Trump Blasts IRGC in Iranian New Year's Greeting
Author: 0 Trump Blasts IRGC in Iranian New Year's Greeting

Trump has always been critical of the 2015 Iran deal, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, which aimed to contain Tehran's nuclear program and block the country's pathway to building nuclear warheads. "The Iran deal will be another issue that's coming up in May, and right now it doesn't feel like it's gonna be extended", Corker told CBS's Margaret Brennan.

World Peru Prosecutors Seek Travel Ban for Outgoing President Kuczynski
Author: 0 Peru Prosecutors Seek Travel Ban for Outgoing President Kuczynski

A former governor of a copper-rich mining region, Vizcarra has been serving as Peru's ambassador to Canada since September and will return to Lima from Ottawa late on Thursday or early Friday, two sources said. "The government doesn't buy people in Congress". If his resignation is accepted, Kuczynski would become the first sitting president removed from office in Latin America as an indirect outcome of the Odebrecht scandal.

World Ex-French president Sarkozy questioned further in…
Author: 0 Ex-French president Sarkozy questioned further in…

A judicial inquiry was opened in as early as April 2013 into the suspected irregularities over the former president's campaign funding after investigative online journal Mediapart unveiled that Libya had offered money to finance his campaign.

World IRONY ALERT: Top Obama Official BLAMES MEDIA for IGNORING Russian Election Meddling
Author: 0 IRONY ALERT: Top Obama Official BLAMES MEDIA for IGNORING Russian Election Meddling

The former homeland security secretary also emphasized the challenge he faced in preparing states for election meddling ahead of the 2016 election. Many states are now undertaking the steps necessary to get their election systems up to Homeland Security's recommended standards, even as US adversaries likely continue to probe existing systems for cyber weaknesses.

World Charlotte Pence Purchases John Oliver's Marlon Bundo Parody Book
Author: 0 Charlotte Pence Purchases John Oliver's Marlon Bundo Parody Book

According to The Christian Post , Oliver mocked the book, titled Marlon Bundo's Day in the Life of the Vice President , which was created by Pence's daughter Charlotte and is based on the Pence's real-life pet rabbit. Which this book is. It promptly took the number one slot on Amazon , knocking James Comey's upcoming memoir down to second. The book was featured on Sunday's edition of Oliver's HBO show.

World Maryland high school shooter dies after exchange with officer
Author: 0 Maryland high school shooter dies after exchange with officer

Mary's County sheriff's office. "I was watching the news this morning and it was just, I was just in shock honestly", said Mia Griffiths of St. Mary's College of Maryland. The news site said the school principal said in a letter to parents that the school and law enforcement assessed the threat and that it "has not been validated at this time".

World Storm Team 11 Forecast: Rain changes to snow overnight
Author: 0 Storm Team 11 Forecast: Rain changes to snow overnight

Have chose to let the Winter Storm Watch continue for now as it's looking more likely that snow levels will remain high into Thursday . Visit WilsonTimes.com each Tuesday for a preview of workweek weather highlights and get Wilson County's weekend forecast each Saturday morning.

World School board fires Pico Rivera teacher over anti-military remarks
Author: 0 School board fires Pico Rivera teacher over anti-military remarks

A Southern California high school teacher was sacked Tuesday in response to a January incident in which he was caught on video ranting to his students about the USA military. Meanwhile, Salcido says that he began receiving death threats, with some commenters threatening to rape and kill his wife, and leave his son an orphan.

World Saudi Crown Prince Arrives at White House to Meet with Trump
Author: 0 Saudi Crown Prince Arrives at White House to Meet with Trump

In May a year ago, US President Donald Trump , in his first visit overseas, travelled to Saudi Arabia where Riyadh organised a Muslim states Summit attended by over fifty heads of States. Trump and the crown prince underscored the strength of US-Saudi ties which suffered under the Obama administration. Outside of the administration, arms sales to Saudi Arabia are extremely controversial.

Author: 0 Cambridge Analytica scandal: Which Indian political parties are involved?

The Congress rejected Prasad's charges and hit back at the BJP accusing it of using the services of the disgraced data-mining firm to influence the 2010 Assembly elections in Bihar. It went on to add that "CA was tasked to organize the party base at the village level by creating a communication hierarchy to increase supporter motivation".

World South Korea, DPRK, US May Hold Trilateral Summit
Author: 0 South Korea, DPRK, US May Hold Trilateral Summit

North Korean diplomats and former United States and South Korean government officials have wrapped up security talks. Mr Moon said on Wednesday that the North Korean nuclear crisis must be resolved completely through the two upcoming summits.

World Members of Kosovo parliament set off tear gas to stop vote
Author: 0 Members of Kosovo parliament set off tear gas to stop vote

Its Balkan neighbours - Serbia, Albania, Montenegro, Macedonia and Bosnia - have all had visa-free travel in the European Union since 2010. The parliament speaker adjourned the session until the room had been ventilated. "Now it is just a matter of how the parliament chairmanship will make it possible for the session to take place having in mind the tear gas and other acts of sabotage", Maliqi said.

World Hamas, Palestinian factions condemn Abbas measures against Gaza
Author: 0 Hamas, Palestinian factions condemn Abbas measures against Gaza

Not for me to judge, I leave that all up to you. Her trial opened on February 13 behind closed doors at the Israeli military court in the West Bank. Abbas, speaking at a Palestinian leadership gathering, also blamed Hamas for a bomb attack last week on the convoy of Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah in Gaza, remarks that threatened reconciliation efforts with the Islamist group.

World Rauner wins Republican primary, will focus efforts on November
Author: 0 Rauner wins Republican primary, will focus efforts on November

Rauner carried the city and suburban Cook County, but the candidates were neck and neck in the collar counties, with DuPage County votes still outstanding. Still, Ives was far outmatched on the financial front. "There's two people that are prominent in state politics right now that can not win a statewide election", Ives said on WJBC radio last week.

World Trump ordered White House staff to sign non-disclosure agreements
Author: 0 Trump ordered White House staff to sign non-disclosure agreements

He argued in a statement that the nondisclosure agreements signed by White House staffers "could prevent them from alerting the public to illegal or unethical conduct in the White House". "What we do know is that Putin has been elected in their country, and that's not something that we can dictate to them how they operate", said Sanders at the briefing, defending Trump's congratulatory message.

World DA case conviction took massive toll on Jaya's health, says Sasikala
Author: 0 DA case conviction took massive toll on Jaya's health, says Sasikala

Doubts have been raised over the events leading to Jayalalithaa's hospitalisation and her death by various quarters with opposition parties including the DMK demanding a CBI probe. " Akka (elder sister) was being taken from the MDCCU (Multi-Disciplinary Critical Care Unit) on the second floor to the ground floor on a day before September 27 for being scanned", the Hindu quoted Sasikala's affidavit as stating.

World Korea to send heavyweights of K-pop to North Korea
Author: 0 Korea to send heavyweights of K-pop to North Korea

On preparations for the performance, a Unification Ministry official said Seoul is likely to dispatch an advance team to Pyongyang prior to the April concert. and lasted for about three hours. Each act will hold two performances at the city's East Pyongyang Grand Theatre and Ryugyong Jong Ju Yong Gymnasium.

World Oil Price Hits $67 over Middle East Tensions
Author: 0 Oil Price Hits $67 over Middle East Tensions

USA crude stocks fell unexpectedly last week as imports dropped, and gasoline and distillate inventories also declined, the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday. The possibility that the USA could renew sanctions on Iran would hamper output from the country. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with Trump at the White House Tuesday and they reportedly discussed the Iran nuclear deal .

World 25 killed in Kabul bombing
Author: 0 25 killed in Kabul bombing

News reports quoted the interior ministry as saying that a suicide bomber had detonated his explosives while walking among a group of people. He says the attacker was on foot. But he acknowledged that preventing further attacks would be challenging in the sprawling city that is poorly mapped and extremely porous. He said an investigation into the security breach is under way.

World Rahul returns to Karnataka, berates Modi for 'insult'
Author: 0 Rahul returns to Karnataka, berates Modi for 'insult'

The party chief also accused the PM of "helping his industrial friends" in converting their black money during the 50-day note ban period from November 10 to December 31, 2016, while "the common people had to stand in queues to exchange their hard-earned money".

World Humboldt police search for suspects in Monday robbery
Author: 0 Humboldt police search for suspects in Monday robbery

Conners, 20, of Murfreesboro. While police were there, a second armed robbery occurred at the Shell at the intersection of Cloverdale and Rasch roads. During the search, police say they seized the 89 assorted iPhones and a replica AK-47 airsoft rifle. A police spokesman said they seized a latest model auto, 11 mobile phones, Rs0.5 million and five motorcycles from their possession.

World Raj Babbar steps down as UP Congress chief, say party sources
Author: 0 Raj Babbar steps down as UP Congress chief, say party sources

After Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) Bharat Sinh Solanki and Goa PCC Shantaram Naik , Raj Babbar is third state chief to have resigned in last 36 hours. "I was given responsibility but I could not fulfil it, I accept it", the senior Congress leader had said. Raj Babbar today said that he is willing to take up whatever new party position Congress President Rahul Gandhi would offer him, news agency ANI quoted Babbar.

World Trump Blames Texas Bombings On 'Very Sick' Individuals
Author: 0 Trump Blames Texas Bombings On 'Very Sick' Individuals

Officers were waiting for tactical teams to arrive to arrest the suspect when his vehicle began to drive away, Mr Manley said. Local and federal authorities confirmed the package center blast was related to four other ones since March 2. Later that day, another explosive package was intercepted before going off at a FedEx facility outside Austin airport. Authorities say it was a bomb addressed to an Austin home that had been sent from Texas' capital city.

World US Senate Intel Panel Releases Recommendations Regarding 2016 Russian Meddling
Author: 0 US Senate Intel Panel Releases Recommendations Regarding 2016 Russian Meddling

The recommendations from Republican Chairman Richard Burr of North Carolina and Democratic Sen. The Department of Homeland Security has said Russian agents targeted the election systems in 21 states before the November 2016 election and separately engaged in a social media campaign that was designed to create confusion and fuel social discord.

World Girl, 2, dies after 'stolen' auto found in river
Author: 0 Girl, 2, dies after 'stolen' auto found in river

Hours earlier her mother, Kim Rowlands, had said on Facebook that a auto had been stolen with her daughter in it. Her heartbroken mum Kimberley Rowlands has since posted an emotional tribute blaming herself for the tragic accident. Ms Rowlands wrote this heartbreaking Facebook post. He said: "Went back to the office to get money from the desk and came back to no auto". 'Looked in the river, no signs.

Author: 0 Winter Weather Advisories for first day of Spring

Wet snow will continue through Noon, tapering by mid afternoon to a few snow showers. The "main course" is expected working through the day Wednesday as low pressure deepens and strengthens off the Mid-Atlantic coast and tracks northeastward.

World Expelled Russian Diplomats Preparing To Leave London Embassy
Author: 0 Expelled Russian Diplomats Preparing To Leave London Embassy

LONDON/MOSCOW Russian diplomats expelled from Britain in the worsening spat over the poisoning of a former double agent left the London embassy on Tuesday with their families in tow. The expulsion came as British police said the investigation into the poisoning could take months to complete, while Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson accused Russian Federation of "trying to hide the needle of truth in a haystack of lies".

World Israel admits top-secret air raid in Syria for first time
Author: 0 Israel admits top-secret air raid in Syria for first time

Those who took part in the operation. Eight F-15 fighter jets bombed the site, while the whole four-hour operation was watched remotely by senior Israeli government officials, including then prime minister Ehud Olmert. Syria and Israel have fought in repeated wars since the Jewish state's founding in 1948. "This was our message in 2007, this remains our message today, and will continue to be our message in the near and distant future", he said.