Mavericks owner fined $600000 for tanking comments

I'm sure it's still going on'. "No", Ussery insisted. "You're definitely getting gang-banged". In a statement , Ussery denied any wrongdoing and claimed that he actually raised concerns of other employees who "had engaged in highly inappro... More..

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Major flood stage forecast for Ohio River
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

Major flood stage forecast for Ohio River

Another round of heavy rain is possible from Thursday night (today) through Saturday night. The Pecatonica River at Shirland was almost 3 feet above flood stage and still on the rise as of Thursday, with wa...More..

What did president Trump say at CPAC? Watch his speech here
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

What did president Trump say at CPAC? Watch his speech here

Instead, he fed off the friendly crowd of ultra-conservative supporters who ate up Trump's attacks on immigrants, Democrats and even what appeared to be a dig at Sen. He welcomed familiar chants like " lock h...More..

Toronto police to provide update on Bruce McArthur case
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

Toronto police to provide update on Bruce McArthur case

Work is underway to identify the three other sets of remains, Idsinga said, noting that police could be dealing with more victims not yet named in the list of charges . He also said police believe they are wor...More..

Switching to 'megaphone' diplomacy, Iran threatens to leave nuclear deal
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Switching to 'megaphone' diplomacy, Iran threatens to leave nuclear deal

He then announced his country's commitment to the Iran nuclear deal, saying Germany has not only made whatever in its power to turn the JCPOA into a success but also put hard efforts into preserving it. "The Tr...More..

Black Panther 'shatters false Hollywood beliefs' says Will Smith
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Black Panther 'shatters false Hollywood beliefs' says Will Smith

The director began the letter by saying: "I am struggling to find the right words to express my gratitude at this moment, but I will try". The opening for the film starring Chadwick Boseman and Michael B...More..

GOP Leaders Request Hold on Pennsylvania Congressional Map
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

GOP Leaders Request Hold on Pennsylvania Congressional Map

State Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati and state House Speaker Mike Turzai filed an appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court seeking a stay of the state court's decision before the new maps were releas...More..

Norway's Marit Bjoergen becomes most successful Winter Olympian ever
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Norway's Marit Bjoergen becomes most successful Winter Olympian ever

Norway's Marit Bjørgen (left) sent off sprint teammate Maiken Caspersen Falla on Wednesday to win that Olympic bronze medal that made Bjørgen the most-winning Winter Olympian of all time. "When you're still a...More..

Democrats Flip Kentucky State House Seat Where Trump Won Overwhelmingly
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Democrats Flip Kentucky State House Seat Where Trump Won Overwhelmingly

Belcher had previously held the district House seat from 2008 to 2012, then from 2014 to 2016, when she lost to Johnson by 150 votes, less than one percentage point. "We are confident we will have continued suc...More..

Did the 'Celebrity Big Brother' House Overreact to Brandi's Sympathy Vote?
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Did the 'Celebrity Big Brother' House Overreact to Brandi's Sympathy Vote?

When you're in the house for a mere month (compared to the nearly 100 days of the summer competitors), you have to enter the house with blazing saddles, ready to make the moves that only the best players can pu...More..

Edge College observes International Mother Language Day
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Edge College observes International Mother Language Day

Accordingly, the policy stipulates that every pupil must in the course of primary school education study two languages, namely, his/her mother tongue, if available for study, or any other indigenous language of...More..

South Africa Level series
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

South Africa Level series

To make matters worse for the hosts, Hendricks departed in the final ball off the next over when he was holed out by Hardik Pandya at deep square leg off Shardul Thakur. Being asked to bat first by the South Af...More..

Lawyer linked to ex-Trump adviser pleads guilty to lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Lawyer linked to ex-Trump adviser pleads guilty to lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation

The interest in Van der Zwaan is likely linked to his work with Paul Manafort , Trump's former campaign manager. But legal experts said the charge would put more pressure on the former Trump aides to...More..

Dozens of Russians wounded in Syria: Russian FM
by | Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Dozens of Russians wounded in Syria: Russian FM

The Conflict Intelligence Team (CIT), a respected group of Russian online researchers, has named 10 citizens killed in the USA air strikes. Russia's assistance has proved to be a major success as Syria ha...More..

Flights cancelled in New Zealand
by | Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Flights cancelled in New Zealand

Nearly 200 schools were shut, and New Zealand's national airline cancelled all flights to and from the capital, Wellington. Thousands of homes were without power Tuesday, and residents in Christchurch were ...More..

Trump jr. 'invites' Indian home-buyers
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Trump jr. 'invites' Indian home-buyers

The family brand operates under licence to an Indian property firm and there are Trump Towers in Gurgaon, a satellite city of Delhi, Mumbai , Pune and Kolkata. Construction of the Gurgaon apartment complex...More..

Freezing rain could make for a slick morning commute
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Freezing rain could make for a slick morning commute

This is also a good reminder that it is never a good idea to drive through flooded roads. Use extreme caution when traveling this morning. Freezing rain is expected until noon, but drizzle is likely to take i...More..

Florida school shooter 'could plead guilty to avoid the death penalty'
by | Monday, February 19, 2018

Florida school shooter 'could plead guilty to avoid the death penalty'

Late Saturday night, Trump continued his recent criticism of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, this time in connection with the school shooting in Parkland, Florida . "You know, we're marching because it'...More..

Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu threatens to act against Iran
by | Monday, February 19, 2018

Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu threatens to act against Iran

Israeli media said among those arrested were close associates of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who is fighting for his political life after being accused of taking bribes from billionaire supporte...More..

Here's what Yuzuru Hanyu does with all those Winnie the Pooh bears
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Here's what Yuzuru Hanyu does with all those Winnie the Pooh bears

His routine set to Chopin's Ballade No.1 earned him 10 points more than the one he led the short programme with in Russian Federation four years ago. I was just like, 'Oh screw it, I'm going to try it. He s...More..

Romney Postpones Senate Race Announcement After School Shooting
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

Romney Postpones Senate Race Announcement After School Shooting

In an apparent reference to Mr Trump's immigration policies, Mr Romney said: "Utah welcomes legal immigrants from around the world". In a Facebook campaign video , he lamented that Washington was sen...More..

Kabul hosts army chiefs for anti-terror talks
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

Kabul hosts army chiefs for anti-terror talks

According to The Khaama Press, the Afghan army chief , commander of the United States Central Command, and the US forces and Resolute Support Commander Gen. Commander US CENTCOM, Commander Resolute Support Mis...More..

South Korea agrees to pay expenses for North Korea's Olympic delegation
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

South Korea agrees to pay expenses for North Korea's Olympic delegation

North Korea initially had no athletes entered after its Olympic committee missed a confirmation deadline for a pair of skaters who had qualified to compete in the games. Moon also told Pence that harsh U.S. rh...More..

European Union economic growth at ten-year high
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

European Union economic growth at ten-year high

Despite a slowdown in Germany, it was the major factor for euro area growth. A slight decline is reported for investment in construction. The improvement was nearly identical to that recorded by the U.S., whi...More..

Olympic crush: Russian curler Anastasia Bryzgalova
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Olympic crush: Russian curler Anastasia Bryzgalova

It's all Anastasia Bryzgalova's fault. Following her dazzling display of skill on the ice, many went ahead of themselves and compared her to the likes of Angelina Jolie and Megan Fox. According to her Olym...More..

U.S. drone strike kills top Taliban commander, three Haqqani terrorists in Waziristan
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

U.S. drone strike kills top Taliban commander, three Haqqani terrorists in Waziristan

The U.S. Treasury Department said on February 7 it had placed Rahman Zeb Faqir Muhammad, Hizb Ullah Astam Khan, and Dilawar Khan Nadir Khan on its blacklist of "Specially Designated Global Terrorists" for links...More..

'Justice for Colten': Victoria rally protests acquittal in Saskatchewan trial
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

'Justice for Colten': Victoria rally protests acquittal in Saskatchewan trial

Chris Murphy, a lawyer retained by the Boushie family, said a junior constable was initially put in charge of the investigation, forensic experts were not brought in, and the vehicle in which Boushie died was...More..

Long Island weather: Cold, sunny Friday ahead of weekend rain
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Long Island weather: Cold, sunny Friday ahead of weekend rain

The snow will then continue to diminish as it progresses southeast towards Wichita early tomorrow morning, but up to a dusting will still be possible in the Metro. Care should be taken while walking as ice wi...More..

Christian Aid reveals sexual misconduct investigations following Oxfam accusations
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Christian Aid reveals sexual misconduct investigations following Oxfam accusations

Among the provisions is a pledge to work with other aid organizations to overcome "the legal difficulties which have so far prevented us from sharing intelligence" with other aid agencies regarding staff member...More..

MLB Free Agency: Chicago Cubs sign Yu Darvish
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

MLB Free Agency: Chicago Cubs sign Yu Darvish

The next few names on that list are Clayton Kershaw , Chris Sale, Stephen Strasburg , Corey Kluber, Chris Archer and Madison Bumgarner. Additionally, signing Darvish keeps him away from the Dodgers, who w...More..

Dominant India eye series win Pink Day
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Dominant India eye series win Pink Day

India captain Virat Kohli says wrist spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav have been simply "unbelievable" in the ongoing ODI series against South Africa but remained non-committal on whether t...More..

Turkish soldier killed in Syria's Afrin
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Turkish soldier killed in Syria's Afrin

Reportedly, the parties will discuss the Operation Olive Branch in Syria's Afrin during the meeting. Turkey's air and ground campaign in northwest Syria - "Operation Olive Branch" - against the Kurdish YPG mi...More..

GW Bush on immigrants: 'We ought to say thank you'
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

GW Bush on immigrants: 'We ought to say thank you'

Our democracy is only as good as people trust the results", he later added. At a summit in Abu Dhabi, Bush made comments that put him at odds with the current administration, though he never mentioned Trump...More..

Drowsy driving responsible for nearly 10% of crashes, study shows
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Drowsy driving responsible for nearly 10% of crashes, study shows

David Yang, executive director for the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The AAA study says 9.5 percent of crashes can be blamed on "drowsy drivers". If getting seven to nine hours of sleep a night sounds ...More..

Winter Games Highlight Different Strategies on North Korea for US, South Korea
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Winter Games Highlight Different Strategies on North Korea for US, South Korea

Moon has supported USA -led sanctions against the North, but he has repeatedly called for dialogue. It remained unclear whether Kim would be carrying a message from her brother to Moon, who has said he is...More..

Lukaku's Mourinho 'dream' made £75m Man Utd move reality
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Lukaku's Mourinho 'dream' made £75m Man Utd move reality

That's one more clean sheet than what De Gea managed in the whole of last season, which is an incredible achievement considering there are 12 games still to go in the Premier League this season. 2012/13: Manche...More..

Tronc confirms $500M LA, SD newspaper sales; shares +27%
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Tronc confirms $500M LA, SD newspaper sales; shares +27%

Soon-Shiong is the richest physician in America, according to Forbes; he has sold multiple drug companies and owns a network of health startups. A sale might help end some of the turmoil that has gripped ...More..

DPRK Artists to Perform at South Korea's Winter Olympics
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

DPRK Artists to Perform at South Korea's Winter Olympics

He will also hold talks with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Minister of Finance Taro Aso and will address USA troops at Yokota Air Base near Tokyo before flying to South Korea on Thursday. Speaking during the fl...More..

Maldives declares 15-day state of emergency amid crisis
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Maldives declares 15-day state of emergency amid crisis

International rights watchdog Amnesty International has warned Male that emergency rule "must not become a licence for further repression", pointing to the country's "appalling track record of suppressing fre...More..

Pakistani Taliban claim attack that killed 11 soldiers
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Pakistani Taliban claim attack that killed 11 soldiers

It also raised the number of troops wounded in the attack to 13. The militant targeted the soldiers close to an army base in Swat Valley as they played sports. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abba...More..