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McIlroy wins Arnold Palmer Invitational, Woods finishes 8 shots behind McIlroy wins Arnold Palmer Invitational, Woods finishes 8 shots behind
- March 19, 2018

But an errant drive on the 16th - where he pulled it out-of-bounds, only the second player all week - ended his run up the leaderboard and a final hole birdie saw him finish with a 69 for 278, in fifth position. But when he is making putts, he's incredibly hard to beat. Update: Rory McIlroy has hit three birdies to tie Henrik Stenson at -13 through the front nine. (more...)
Terrorists killed in Srinagar encounter belonged to IS linked group Terrorists killed in Srinagar encounter belonged to IS linked group
- March 18, 2018

A statement issued by the police here said that the militants had attacked the security men guarding the BJP activist while he was visiting Arsh Institute at Khonmoh. Meanwhile, a shutdown is being observed in Aghanzpora and adjoining villages of Awantipora. Eyewitness said that scores of people from various areas of south Kashmir visited the homes of the slain militants in Nowdal and Aghanzpora villages to express solidarity with their family. (more...)
Buzzer-Beater Lifts Loyola-Chicago Over Miami In NCAA Opening Round Buzzer-Beater Lifts Loyola-Chicago Over Miami In NCAA Opening Round
- March 18, 2018

Loyola needed to foul. PITTSBURGH , PA - Second seed Duke had little trouble putting away 15th seed Iona 89-67 in their Midwest Region battle. But, with 9.3 seconds left and Miami at the foul line with a 62-61 lead, reality began to set in at Ireland's that Loyola might fall just short. (more...)
Theresa May says Britain 'considering next steps' after Russian Federation expels 23 diplomats Theresa May says Britain 'considering next steps' after Russian Federation expels 23 diplomats
- March 18, 2018

The British diplomats have one week to leave the country, a measure that is similar that the one taken by the United Kingdom against 23 officials from the Russian Embassy in that country. Top EU diplomats were expected to discuss next steps at a meeting Monday, with some calling for a boycott of the upcoming World Cup in Russian Federation. (more...)
Korean para Nordic skier thanks his mother for Paralympic gold Korean para Nordic skier thanks his mother for Paralympic gold
- March 18, 2018

With the gold of Sokolović and the bronze of Bošnjak, Croatia has entered the list of 25 nations that won medals at the 12th Winter Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang. The 29-year-old now owns six career Paralympic medals. I have been wanting this for her, I think, more than for myself because she is seriously the most genuine person I know and she works so hard. (more...)
China reappoints Xi Jinping as president with no term limit China reappoints Xi Jinping as president with no term limit
- March 18, 2018

Al Jazeera's Scott Heidler reports from Beijing, China. While most of Xi's power flows from his roles as party chief and supreme military commander, being president - or "chairman" in Chinese - gives him legal standing as head of state. (more...)
Georgia's Georgia's "stocking strangler" rejects last meal; to be executed Thursday
- March 18, 2018

Gary contented there was enough evidence to prove he was innocent of the crimes he is convicted off. In August of 1986, Gary was convicted in Muscogee County of three counts of malice murder, three counts of rape and three counts of burglary and sentenced to death. (more...)
Boris Johnson urges 'all responsible nations' to support United Kingdom stand against Russian Federation Boris Johnson urges 'all responsible nations' to support United Kingdom stand against Russian Federation
- March 18, 2018

Peskov said the nerve agent attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia "doesn't affect" the campaign for Sunday's election, which he called Russia's top priority. EMBARRASSING footage shows Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov taking a tumble in front of an audience in Moscow today. The sanctions also affect the Russian Federal Security Service, or FSB, and six of its employees for cyberattacks more broadly, including those targeting Russian journalists, opposition figures, ... (more...)
Russian Federation chides United Kingdom for blaming Putin for poisoning Russian Federation chides United Kingdom for blaming Putin for poisoning
- March 17, 2018

The Kremlin has denounced British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson's claim that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the poisoning of an ex-spy as "shocking and inexcusable". The sanctions prompted a swift threat of retaliation from the Russian government. Britain has accused Russian Federation of staging the attack with the Soviet-designed Novichok nerve agent, accusations Moscow has denied. (more...)
Trump is Reportedly Ready to Fire National Security Adviser McMaster Trump is Reportedly Ready to Fire National Security Adviser McMaster
- March 17, 2018

At the White House, staff members said they are gripped by fear and uncertainty as they await the next move from a president who has said he enjoys stoking conflict. CNN , the Wall Street Journal and CBS News have subsequently confirmed the report that Trump is likely to replace McMaster. Trump has privately expressed irritation with McMaster stemming from differences in "personality and style", it quoted a senior Republican source as saying. (more...)
Women's Hoops Opens NCAA Tournament vs. Ohio State on Saturday Women's Hoops Opens NCAA Tournament vs. Ohio State on Saturday
- March 17, 2018

No. 12 South Dakota State (28-7) hit 13 of 31 from 3-point range and Mike Daum scored 27 points. He finished off the four-point play for a 74-70 lead and made all three free throws on the second, making it 77-70 with 64 seconds left. The scrappy Jackrabbits fought back with a late run, scoring 10 straight points to tie it at 70. "It got loud in there for them and I thought our guys responded and Kam's shot down the stretch was critical for us". (more...)
Mnangagwa 'betrayed the whole nation': Mugabe Mnangagwa 'betrayed the whole nation': Mugabe
- March 17, 2018

Speaking during a press conference on Thursday night, Mugabe described his removal as a "coup". President Emmerson Mnangagwa says former head of state and government Robert Mugabe, who was removed from power last November, tendered his resignation instead of being forced to step down by the army. (more...)
Jodhpur: Hillary Clinton Falls, Team of Doctors Reaches Umaid Bhawan Jodhpur: Hillary Clinton Falls, Team of Doctors Reaches Umaid Bhawan
- March 17, 2018

She told S.E. Cupp Tuesday that the comments were "bad" and she couldn't sugarcoat them. Following the advice of the doctors, she cancelled her scheduled visit of the Mehrangarh Fort yesterday evening and planned to continue with her plan on Wednesday. (more...)
Sonia Gandhi hosted 17 opposition leaders for dinner last night Sonia Gandhi hosted 17 opposition leaders for dinner last night
- March 16, 2018

Mani of the Kerala Congress (Mani) party, Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik's Babulal Marandi, the Revolutionary Socialist Party's N. K. Premachandran, veteran socialist leader Sharad Yadav, Rashtriya Lok Dal's Ajit Singh and Janata Dal-Secular's Kupendra Reddy were also present, as was Hindustan Awam Morcha leader Jiten Ram Manjhi, who quit the National Democratic Alliance last month. (more...)
Assassination of Rights Defender, Driver Assassination of Rights Defender, Driver
- March 16, 2018

In February, Temer decided the federal intervention of Rio de Janeiro state giving the army control over police, fire departments and the prison system in the region. Councillor Marielle Franco's driver also died in the attack, in which a vehicle pulled up alongside theirs as she returned from a black women's empowerment event and shots were fired at them. (more...)
OPEC acknowledges supply cuts didn't work OPEC acknowledges supply cuts didn't work
- March 16, 2018

Opec said on Wednesday that oil consumption was expected to grow by 1.62-million barrels a day in 2018. The IEA said global oil supply eased to 97.9m bpd in February, though strong production growth in the United States is expected to boost non-Opec output by 1.8m bpd compared to 760,000 bpd in 2017. (more...)
Woman who fatally shot boyfriend in YouTube stunt sentenced Woman who fatally shot boyfriend in YouTube stunt sentenced
- March 16, 2018

The remaining 90 days of her prison sentence will be served at home in confinement. According to the Star Tribune , Perez pleads guilty and on top of her 180-day sentence she also received a lifetime ban possessing a firearm or receiving payment for telling this story. (more...)
Duterte withdrawing Philippines from Int'l Criminal Court Duterte withdrawing Philippines from Int'l Criminal Court
- March 15, 2018

In a 15-page statement released to the media, the President made a decision to withdraw the country's signature from the Rome Statute, a treaty that established the ICC, following what the President said was the lack of respect and clear bias against his government. (more...)
Rabada sworn at by Marsh, charged by ICC for Warner send-off Rabada sworn at by Marsh, charged by ICC for Warner send-off
- March 15, 2018

Rabada won the man-of-the-match award as South Africa won the second Test in Port Elizabeth to level the four-match series at 1-1 . SECOND TEST 1. Du Plessis argued Test cricket is becoming too sanitised. In what may not be far off a global first in cricket, a splendidly-performing, officially-branded player of the match, young Proteas pace bowling dynamo Kagiso Rabada , has been yanked from the middle of the engrossing, knife-edge series against Australia . (more...)
BJP fields 11 candidates against 10 Rajya Sabha seats, forces polls BJP fields 11 candidates against 10 Rajya Sabha seats, forces polls
- March 15, 2018

Samajwadi Party (SP) nominated Jaya Bachchan as its candidate for Rajya Sabha polls and bypassed Naresh Agarwal as the candidate. On twitter , Swaraj welcomed Agarwal into BJP, however, said that his remarks on Jaya Bachchan were "improper" and "unacceptable". (more...)
Japan qualifier Daniel shocks out-of-sorts Djokovic Japan qualifier Daniel shocks out-of-sorts Djokovic
- March 15, 2018

The win sets up a third-round showdown with Spaniard David Ferrer , who defeated Tennys Sandgren of the U.S. 6-2, 7-6 (7-3). Meanwhile, America's Sloane Stephens who has been struggling ever since her US Open win lost to Daria Kasatkina of Russian Federation 6-4, 6-3, and fell to 2-4 in matches this year. (more...)
Sensex, Nifty50 close flat; TCS top loser (Third Lead) Sensex, Nifty50 close flat; TCS top loser (Third Lead)
- March 15, 2018

Market observers said the Reserve Bank of India's ( RBI ) move to discontinue the system of issuing Letters of Undertaking (LoUs) by banks for availing trade credits for imports into India with immediate effect eroded investors' risk-taking appetite. (more...)
TN forest fire: Toll climbs to 11; 17 hurt grievously TN forest fire: Toll climbs to 11; 17 hurt grievously
- March 15, 2018

The condition of four patients in GRH is highly critical, said it's Dean Dr.D.Maruthu Pandian. A list of names including the injured and those who are yet to be found was released by the district collector's office, says a report. The security cover in the forest will be heightened to prevent such incidents, he said. If a fire line had been created in the area, the trekkers might have escaped. (more...)
Hillary Clinton says America didn't 'deserve' Donald Trump as president Hillary Clinton says America didn't 'deserve' Donald Trump as president
- March 14, 2018

When she was asked if Trump deserved to be the President of United States, she said , "No, we did not deserve that". Malkin said on " Fox and Friends " that Clinton's remarks denigrated the minds of female voters in red states. During the presidential campaign, cameras caught Clinton leaving the 9/11 memorial in Manhattan and collapsing into the arms of Secret Service agents as she got into a waiting van. (more...)
Dollar Bulls -- Confidence Shaken by White House Turnover Dollar Bulls -- Confidence Shaken by White House Turnover
- March 14, 2018

Malcolm Turnbull predicts there will be a seamless transition to new US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo after the sacking of Rex Tillerson . By projecting weakness to Pyongyang, Tillerson was undercutting Trump's message of strength - and thus making war more likely. (more...)
Trump's 'vulgarity' toward Chuck Todd 'not a good look — Fox's Kurtz Trump's 'vulgarity' toward Chuck Todd 'not a good look — Fox's Kurtz
- March 13, 2018

On the show, Trump called for an aggressive policy towards North Korea. Todd initially responded with a tongue-and-cheek remark on Twitter. "He's using these vulgarities in the context of a campaign rally and obviously there were a lot of amusing moments on, on, on that rally", Mnuchin responded, prompting Todd to reply: "Yeah, they were hilarious ". (more...)
Turkish soldier martyred in Afrin, Syria Turkish soldier martyred in Afrin, Syria
- March 13, 2018

Turkey's foreign ministry voiced "deep concern" about the attacks and said on Sunday that the incident in Lauffen had been claimed by a group affiliated with the banned Kurdistan Workers Party ( PKK ). "Several hundred more are still on the roads" heading out of the region, the Britain-based Observatory said. He added that Turkey would continue to closely monitor developments in Germany. (more...)
Daylight Saving Time is this weekend Daylight Saving Time is this weekend
- March 13, 2018

No time change is observed in Hawaii, most of Arizona, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam and the Northern Marianas. For the latest breaking news and stories from across the Tri-State, follow Eyewitness News on Facebook and Twitter . (more...)
Turkish heiress Mina Basaran and her hen party die in plane crash Turkish heiress Mina Basaran and her hen party die in plane crash
- March 13, 2018

In addition to Mina Basaran and her friends, three crew were also killed in the crash. Iranian emergency management officials said all the passengers were young women, according to state television IRNA . Mina Basaran , 28, flew to the UAE with her friends last week for a hen party and had been posting photos of their trip on her Instagram account, the last of which was showed eight women posing in pink and white bath robes at a Dubai hotel on Saturday. (more...)
Elizabeth Warren rejects DNA test to settle Native American heritage claim Elizabeth Warren rejects DNA test to settle Native American heritage claim
- March 12, 2018

Roberts said a local paper in western MA that previously endorsed her Senate run urged her to "take the spit test" as a way to silence critics, including the president. At a Saturday rally in Pennsylvania to boost GOP special election candidate Rick Saccone, Trump alluded to a potential run by Warren, saying that "ratings" for news media companies would go down if she or Senator Bernie Sanders ran on the Democratic ticket. (more...)
Storm system could bring snow, wintry mix to metro Storm system could bring snow, wintry mix to metro
- March 12, 2018

The total snowfall should be less than an inch on the Peninsula - further west in the state, accumulation will peak around 3 inches. Snow showers and flurries will then continue through Monday. Therefore, the forecast totals could decrease or increase compared to what is now depicted. The second half of the week looks like it will be dry and seasonably cold, with temperatures forecast to be in the 40s. (more...)
White House's video game violence montage sparks anger White House's video game violence montage sparks anger
- March 12, 2018

Those in attendance representing the gaming industry defended the content seen in the montage by pointing out that the games on display are rated M for Mature, and aren't meant for children. One solution could be stronger warning labels about the graphic violence in video games, Bozell said, comparing the product to restrictions on liquor, tobacco, and pornography. (more...)
Deported Odinga ally slams peacetalks with Uhuru as a betrayal Deported Odinga ally slams peacetalks with Uhuru as a betrayal
- March 11, 2018

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has canceled a day of events in Kenya due to illness. The election season blunted growth in Kenya, East Africa's richest economy and a western ally in a volatile region. A joint statement signed by Kenyatta and Odinga identified key areas that will be at the center stage of their new mission to promote national healing. (more...)
Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian during clashes in West Bank Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian during clashes in West Bank
- March 11, 2018

Shehada was shot in the chest, according to ministry. At Abbas' orders, the PA security agencies are continuing to closely coordinate with the Israel Defense Forces and the Shin Bet security service, and they are regularly assisting in the rescue of Israelis who stray into Area A, which is under PA control. (more...)
Russia ready to discuss any issue with US: Putin Russia ready to discuss any issue with US: Putin
- March 11, 2018

Despite Mueller's 37-page indictment detailing charges against the Russians, Putin said he has seen no evidence that their actions broke any law. "But they're not government officials". That needs to be checked. "Maybe they have dual citizenship or a green card - maybe the U.S. paid them for this". Or maybe a green card. The former National Security Adviser, who chaired a number of high-ranking intelligence principals, told an official to "stand down" on developing cyber-espionage ... (more...)
United Kingdom to hold emergency meeting on Russian spy attack United Kingdom to hold emergency meeting on Russian spy attack
- March 11, 2018

They remained in critical condition in a hospital Friday, poisoned with what authorities say is a nerve agent. Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson said: "Our armed forces have stepped up to support the police in their investigation in Salisbury , building on the vital expertise and information already provided by our world-renowned scientists from the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory at Porton Down". (more...)
Tillerson cancels day's events in Africa due to illness Tillerson cancels day's events in Africa due to illness
- March 11, 2018

After jetting into the country on Friday, Tillerson met President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House, Nairobi where he assured of his Government's commitment to Kenya on trade and security. Embassy in Nairobi. The five-nation trip to Africa has coincided with two major foreign-policy events: President Donald Trump's decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum, and the dramatic announcement on Thursday evening that the president would meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in May. (more...)
Bannon to France's Far Right National Party: 'History Is on Our Side' Bannon to France's Far Right National Party: 'History Is on Our Side'
- March 11, 2018

He also praised Le Pen's vision of a political spectrum that is no longer left- right but nationalists versus globalists. She has long sought to "de-demonize" the party by moving away from its racist past, but Le Pen's own father complained that Bannon was the " most radical" of Trump's advisers, saying Saturday's invitation "is not exactly the definition of 'de-demonization'". (more...)
Medical Group Says More Than 1000 Dead In Eastern Ghouta Medical Group Says More Than 1000 Dead In Eastern Ghouta
- March 11, 2018

Live footage it said was filmed in Mesraba showed battered buildings and bullet-pocked walls. The presence of H.T.S. has been a chief justification cited by the Syrian government and its most powerful ally, Russia , for the scorched-earth bombing campaign they are carrying out in Eastern Ghouta. (more...)
Elizabeth Warren Blasts Fellow Democrats for Supporting a Massive Bank Deregulation Bill Elizabeth Warren Blasts Fellow Democrats for Supporting a Massive Bank Deregulation Bill
- March 10, 2018

Hensarling says: "A community bank that's 0.002 percent the size of J.P. Morgan shouldn't be laboring under a similar set of regulatory burdens". "If we're going to continue to have access to capital in rural areas of our country, this bill needs to pass", said Senator Jon Tester, adding the increased risk to consumers and the financial system was "very, very, very minimal". (more...)