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Virginia Tech falls to Alabama in first round of NCAA Tournament

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Thursday will mark the 15th game between the two schools. Villanova lost in the first round in 2013 & '11 (missed tourney in 2012) and lost in the second round in 2010 to Saint Mary's as a No. "I think the maneuverability in our league is really hard, too". "We can't be flat on his second touch". "They do so many hours of film, and they tell us all of the answers to the test". Read More »

Nancy Pelosi fends off criticism that Democrats need new leadership

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As WESA reported back in November of 2017, Saccone invoked Trump when he was named to be the Republican candidate to replace former Congressman Tim Murphy . Jeff Van Drew as "a bipartisan consensus builder" who wins his majority Republican legislative district easily. Now that the election results are in, the outcome is clearly about Trump, and there's no reasonable way to spin it so that the President looks good. Read More »

Britain's Claim Putin Ordered Ex-Spy Poisoning 'Unforgiveable': Russia

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An officer who attempted to revive them remains in the hospital. It may also cut back participation in the soccer World Cup, which Russian Federation is hosting in June and July. The new USA sanctions against Russian Federation announced on Thursday failed to grab many headlines in Moscow on Friday morning, CBS News correspondent Elizabeth Palmer reports . Read More »

Thousands Flee as Syrian Government Troops Advance on Eastern Ghouta

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More than 3,000 civilians have fled the Eastern Ghouta town of Hammouriyeh into territory held by the Syrian government as the army advanced overnight, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has said . The onslaught has split Ghouta into three with desperate residents in one zone receiving food aid yesterday as thousands fled another. Redur Khalil, a spokesman for the Kurdish militants said said 30 people have been wounded as Turkish forces shelled the Ashrafieh neighborhood of the town ... Read More »

US sanctions Russians charged by Mueller for election meddling

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The United States has slapped sanctions on Russian individuals and entities for USA election meddling and cyber attacks but put off targeting oligarchs and government officials close to President Vladimir Putin , prompting lawmakers in both parties to say President Donald Trump needs to do much more . Read More »

Moscow certain to expel United Kingdom diplomats, says minister

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Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vassily Nebenzia said Wednesday that Britain's allegations that Moscow was responsible for a nerve attack were "completely unacceptable". "We believe this is very serious provocation and, of course, we are not ready to talk in a way of the ultimatum". He added: "We are making every effort to expedite this process". Read More »

Russian Federation will expel British diplomats in tit-for-tat move: Lavrov

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The Russian foreign minister also said Iranian, Russian and Turkish foreign ministers will give recommendations to Syrian government and opposition during an upcoming meeting in Astana. Corbyn said in the Guardian that it's possible that "Russian mafia-like groups", rather than the Russian state, were responsible. "The UK can convince European Union countries to adopt sanctions against Russia , but it will be hard", Sam Greene, head of the Russian Institute at King's College London , told ... Read More »

Dog on United Airlines flight accidentally gets sent to Japan

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When the family arrived at their destination, they were surprised that a Great Dane dog - who was supposed to land in Japan - greeted them instead, KCTV5 reported yesterday, March 14. Swindle said she was just happy to go home, and that her dog made it to their new home in Wichita. Additionally, United previously generated negative headlines and even became a viral meme previous year after a passenger was dragged off of an overbooked flight. Read More »

Blow for BJP in by-polls

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Shivpal's camp had been giving feelers that it might support the extra candidate of the BJP instead of the BSP candidate in the Rajya Sabha elections. Congress chief Rahul Gandhi , however, had said yesterday that the verdict of the bypolls showed the anger of the people against the BJP and that they would vote for any non-BJP candidate who had the potential to win. Read More »

Will Haspel Be Confirmed as CIA Director?

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Independent book publisher Melville House responded to the news of Haspel's nomination by making a free, fully searchable e-book of the torture report available for download on Wednesday. Diplomats from six world powers and Iran meet on Friday in Vienna to review the nuclear deal, called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action , which restricts the Persian Gulf country's nuclear work in exchange for sanctions relief. Read More »

Conor Lamb Pulls Out Apparent Victory In PA: A 2018 Midterms Omen?

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According to unofficial results, Lamb has a 49.8 percent to 49.6 percent lead over Saccone. So Trump's so-called "coattails" did have some significant impact in the final days of the contest . A lot can happen between now and then - although Trump is unlikely to change his ways, so if that's what voters are reacting to, then the die may already be cast. Read More »

Villanova vs. Radford - 3/15/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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We looked at the predictions made by 47 experts at four publications. I think the Vols will get by Wright State but making it out of the weekend could be tougher than you'd expect for a 3-seed. It gave more confidence that the cats can go all the way. But 'Nova won its last five games as Wright settled on an eight-man rotation featuring a heavy reliance on his starters and DiVincenzo. Read More »

Youth action against gun violence

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Marking one month since the deadly shooting in Parkland, Florida , these students joined the nationwide protest that lasted roughly 17 minutes for the 17 lives lost. Several police cruisers kept watch over them from a distance. Districts in Sayreville, New Jersey, and Maryland's Harford County drew criticism this week when they said students could face punishment for leaving class. Read More »

Toys R Us Liquidation Dashes 'New Era' Hopes

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As a result, Toys R Us is closing all of its United Kingdom stores, which will affect the company's 3,000 employees in the region, according to CNN . The company will try to merge 200 of its best-performing combination Toys R Us and Babies R Us stores with its Canadian operations, but that's not guaranteed to happen. Read More »

The 5 best NCAA tournament games to watch Thursday

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However, it's a whole lot harder to figure out how many of those value picks you should make, or exactly where in your bracket you should make them. "We have good teams". Or teams that can catch a few breaks or two. "That may contribute a bit", he said. I can remember a time when CBS had the game broadcasts exclusively, meaning you'd sometimes watch one game and be simultaneously missing three others airing at the same time during the tourney's first couple of days. Read More »

Antioch High School holds second 'peaceful' protest after walkout turns violent

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The protests marked the one-month mark since 17 people were killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida . In Walpole, students walked out for 17 minutes, spending one minute to honor each victim. "The Sheriff's Department takes every threat seriously". "It's hard to find people to help kids with mental problems". Citing student activism, nationwide sporting goods chain Dick's said it won't sell guns to those under 21 regardless of local laws. Read More »

Ireland Team Named For Grand Slam Showdown With England

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In the talk, Jones told an audience: "We've played 23 Tests and have only lost one Test to the scummy Irish". The video showed Jones during a talk on leadership for Fuso, the Japanese parent company of England sponsors Mitsubishi. The back-and-forth about the aesthetics of how Ireland play will have to wait for another day too. Control ball and territory, expertly kick and chase, wear down opponents, and finish strong. Read More »

Ohio State Basketball: NCAA Championships That Got Away

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Fifth-seeded Ohio State (25-8) traded 3-point attempts with South Dakota State - 71 combined in all - before reeling off 16 straight points to build a 13-point second-half lead. South Dakota State has fallen in the first round in each of the last two tournaments, so at least they have an idea of what to expect here. The victor plays the Notre Dame - Cal State - Northridge game, Sunday in round two. Read More »

Trump eyes US$60 billion in tariffs on Chinese tech

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New tariffs imposed by Trump could lead to a further 13 millions tonnes landing in Europe from countries that are not exempted. Fracking technology has made the United States the world's top producer of oil and natural gas, and the renewable energy sector has now dramatically grown through cost reductions of solar panels and wind turbines. Read More »

Former President Barack Obama reveals his 2018 NCAA Tournament brackets

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Five players are averaging at least 8.0 points per game for New Mexico , they are Zach Lofton (19.8), Jemerrio Jones (11.0), A.J. Harris (9.6), Eli Chuha (8.4) and Sidy Ndir (8.0). The OSU-FGCU will play the victor of Stanford and BYU. Who's the No. 1 seed? We were definitely disappointed with our outing at the ACC Tournament, but there is so much to be proud of about this season. Read More »

Kansas expects to have Azubuike back for NCAA tourney opener

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Against say, I don't know, one of the best coaches in the sport with at least four days to prep his team for that zone, it would be less effective. "Got a couple of things on my mind besides just Kansas ". The sophomore was about the only post presence that Auburn had, averaging 7.7 points, 5.3 rebounds and an SEC-leading 2.7 blocks. Teams have feasted attacking from the baseline and getting the ball to the free throw area. Read More »

Trump May Not Be Done Shaking Up His Cabinet

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A White House official said Trump wanted to have a new team in place ahead of upcoming talks with North Korea and various trade talks. I guess he thought it was OK. When the Bush administration faced scrutiny for what it called " enhanced interrogation " years later, according to ProPublica , Haspel "drafted an order to destroy the evidence". Read More »

Foes band together to challenge Narendra Modi in 2019 Lok Sabha elections

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The victories in Phulpur and Gorakhpur of the SP-BSP alliance has proved to be a big setback for the BJP. According to the returning officer, Praveen Nishad polled 4,56,513 votes, while BJP's Upendra Shukla bagged 4,34,632 votes. That's because 2019 Lok Sabha election would not make Akhilesh or Mayavati as chief minister. The BJP was also trounced in a parliamentary and assembly constituency apiece in Bihar at the hands of the jailed former chief minister Lalu Yadav's Rashtriya ... Read More »

Readers Write: Peaceful warriors for gun control

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Those states and local communities should decide what is taught in their schools and whether they want God and religion in them, or not. The first amendment states, "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof". Read More »

Washington Huskies land NIT invite, will host Boise State

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The 64-team NCAA Tournament bracket will be revealed at 4 p.m. Monday on ESPN. With a win, the Bears will face the victor of No. 4 seed Mississippi State and No. Singles winners for the Vikings: No. 1 Siena Peri in three sets, No. 2 Eszter Zador in straight sets, and No. 3 Alli Valk in three sets. On their final NCAA team sheet, the Huskers' RPI was 56, with an average RPI win of 180. Read More »