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by | April 04, 2018 | 06:51

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich was asked about the chances of Kawhi returning to the team before the end of the season, and his response did nothing to instill confidence in Spurs' fans, and may have actually been a subtle jab at Kawhi and his team.

by | April 04, 2018 | 06:38

President Donald Trump on Tuesday sent out a personal "thank you" to right-leaning pollster Rasmussen Reports , whose daily tracking poll gave him a 50 percent approval rating on Monday - despite the fact that every other pollster in the United States has pegged his approval significantly lower.

by | April 04, 2018 | 05:26

Three lanes on the Sydney Harbour Bridge have been closed this morning as police conduct an operation. Traffic has been backed up for 30kilometres across the Sydney Harbour Bridge after a man scaled the iconic structure. Motorists are being urged to avoid the bridge, and either delay their trip or use Victoria Road and Gladesville Bridge instead. He was pictured climbing into a box on one of the lateral bridge trusses, where he appeared to be yelling at police.

by | April 04, 2018 | 05:23

Trump also spoke Tuesday about the caravan of migrants from Central America now moving through Mexico who plan to turn themselves in and request asylum once they make it to the USA border. The caravan was meant to end at a migrant's right symposium in central Mexico later this week. The caravan that once numbered 1,150 or more people actually halted days ago in the town of Matias Romero in the southern state of Oaxaca, where participants slept out in the open.

by | April 04, 2018 | 04:50

Nothing prepares you for the fear you feel every time you receive a package from a stranger. Jill McCabe , wife of former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe who has been the target of President Donald Trump's indignation, on Monday set the record straight in a Washington Post op-ed.

by | April 04, 2018 | 04:46

He said: "We were able to identify it as novichok, to identify that it was military-grade nerve agent". Scientists at the Porton Down lab have identified the poison as a Soviet-developed type of nerve agent known as Novichok, and the British government says the only plausible explanation is that it came from Russian Federation.

by | April 04, 2018 | 04:09

Their combination of skill and patience produced college basketball's most efficient offense, which the next best scoring outfits couldn't match, either on paper and on the hardwood: Villanova busted Kansas, the number-five offense, 95-79 in the national semifinal, after coasting past number-ten offense West Virginia 90-78 two rounds prior.

by | April 04, 2018 | 02:43

I say at least three members because I find it hard to believe that no one other than the three knew about the ball tampering, not least the bowlers who used the ball and had it in their hands for protracted periods of time. In what's been interpreted as a sign the embattled opener is planning to challenge the 12-month cricket ban he was hit with, Fairfax Media reports his legal team has written to Cricket Australia asking for copies of the interviews conducted by head of integrity Iain Roy.

by | April 04, 2018 | 02:13

Trump says he expects to make a decision "very quickly". Trump suggested that Saudi Arabia, whose leaders have publicly said the USA should remain in Syria, could pay for the U.S.' continued involvement. "We will not rest until ISIS is gone", he said before his opening remarks at Tuesday's press conference. "We are in Syria to fight ISIS". However, US media has reported the Defense Department has no plans withdraw troops and may send additional to northern Syria.

by | April 04, 2018 | 02:00

The US has been maintaining a military presence on Syrian soil since 2014, leading a coalition of allies in fighting against Daesh, without either a United Nations mandate or the Syrian government's authorization. Waning U.S. influence also could expand Iran's reach through militias and terrorist training. Tuesday, he doubled down on that declaration, telling reporters that he believes "it's time" for the USA to bring the troops home.

by | April 04, 2018 | 01:57

A male attacker grabbed a woman from behind on a street in Arlington Sunday afternoon and started pulling her toward his vehicle, the Arlington police said. Jennifer and Sarah Hart, both 38, were killed alongside their adopted brood last week - and now investigators say it looks like they accelerated off the drop on objective.

by | April 04, 2018 | 01:48

The Wildcats' recipe for success: Don't be shy about shooting the basketball, especially from deep. "When the National Player of the Year (Jalen Brunson ) is on the sideline with four fouls for the majority of the second half and you're still winning?" OK, why would I go with with Wright over, say, Duke's Mike Krzyzewski? "But I never remember doing that".

by | April 04, 2018 | 00:46

According to the lawsuit, almost a quarter of households in NY state did not return their 2010 census questionnaire, requiring an in-person follow-up. Mr. Schneiderman said those estimates are good enough for government work, and there's no good reason to ask about the question of everyone. Four former census directors, who were appointed by Presidents from both political parties, agree that adding a citizenship question will depress response rates, and is therefore unlikely to yield the ...

by | April 04, 2018 | 00:32

There is a backlog of more than 600,000 immigration cases before the federal courts and, under the new guidelines starting October 1, judges would have to clear at least 700 a year to receive a "satisfactory" performance rating. Immigration courts are now experience a backlog of over 684,000 cases, according to a Syracuse University tracker. Critics say that the new standards could make it more hard for judges to rule with fairness and may in turn add to their backlog because more ...

by | April 04, 2018 | 00:29

The Tokyo-based exchange, now enshrined in infamy following a $530 million hack in January , will reportedly be acquired by Japanese brokerage firm Monex in a deal worth "several billion yen". The founding president Koichiro Wada and chief operating officer Yusuke Otsuka are expected to step down. The acquisition would still need to be approved by the JFSA and Monex's shareholders.

by | April 04, 2018 | 00:27

The city has responded with a "massive police and fire response". KTVU spoke with a Carl's Jr. employee named Michael who helped a woman who was shot. Another witness said he saw at least two people shot and that the incident might have started at lunch party taking place at YouTube HQ. "First thought was natural disaster", YouTube product manager Todd Sherman said on Twitter.

by | April 03, 2018 | 22:47

Dobbins, who spent 12 hours in jail on Easter , maintains that she only used the noise of the stun gun to wake her son and that she did nothing wrong. The stun gun was taken in as evidence and while the teenager said he wasn't hurt, he did appear to have two small bumps on his leg in a spot where he claimed he was tased, according to the police report.

by | April 03, 2018 | 22:29

The towering waterslide, which was certified in 2014 by the Guinness Book of World Records as the tallest in the world, was only in operation for six months. Caleb Schwab was decapitated after the raft on which he was riding went airborne. "Not a single engineer was directly involved in Verruckt's dynamic engineering or slide path design", according to the indictment, which also said that after news reports about airborne rafts during testing, Henry and his designer began "secretly ...

by | April 03, 2018 | 22:18

He also skipped Prince Andrew's March 22 appointment as colonel of the Grandier Guards, also prompting concerns about his condition. Philip retired from his official royal duties last August, however, a spokesperson confirmed that he would still be attending events from "time to time".

by | April 03, 2018 | 22:10

The government said it had received more than 70,000 responses during the consultation period, with more than 88% respondents in favor of the ban. Conservation groups have lobbied for years for a tougher ban because they say that the trade in antiques provides a cover for illegal sales of modern...

by | April 03, 2018 | 21:51

They can not do it alone. Young people, whose lives were at the mercy of a gun-toting former classmate just weeks before, stood up in front of half a million spectators in Washington, D.C., and proclaimed, "We are not going to put up with this, anymore!" Stephen Halbrook: As I said the background check is very important and we need to make sure that all records are reported to the background check system, so the Federal Bureau of Investigation conducts background checks when you go to ...

by | April 03, 2018 | 21:40

De La Rue - which now makes the U.K.'s burgundy passports - said on Monday that it would appeal the contract decision , arguing that it offered the highest quality bid, though it was not the cheapest. The former worldwide development secretary Priti Patel, a prominent Brexiter, said at the time of the reports that it was a humiliation that the passports would be made overseas, calling the decision "simply astonishing".

by | April 03, 2018 | 21:32

The speedometer in the auto of a Woodland family who died in a crash on the California coastline was "pinned" at 90 miles per hour, indicating to officers the vehicle was running and in motion just prior to hitting the rocks below, according to court documents.

by | April 03, 2018 | 21:33

Mattis, we're going to do some things militarily, until we can have a wall and proper security - we're going to be guarding our border with the military". "We're going to have a relationship on Nafta, we're going to have to include security in Nafta". Political unrest in Honduras is pushing more people to flee to the US, said Pueblo Sin Fronteras , the caravan's organizers.

by | April 03, 2018 | 21:33

The Wall Street Journal reported on the possible deal last week. Trading was light as major European markets were closed for Easter Monday. Hong Kong's Hang Seng bucked the trend, ending up 0.2 percent at 30,137.49. Trump administration officials have identified as potential targets 1,300 product lines worth about $48 billion. Emerging market stocks were down 0.17 per cent.

by | April 03, 2018 | 20:15

The decision on whether Germany will proceed to extradite Puigdemont will be made by the Regional Superior Court of Schleswig-Holstein. "The accusation of rebellion contains at its core the allegation of carrying out an unconstitutional referendum despite expectations of violent disturbances", the prosecutors said.

by | April 03, 2018 | 20:09

Pervaiz Masih, Tariq Masih, Imran Masih and Firdous Bibi were shot near their relative's home in the Shah Zaman area of Quetta on 2 April, Ucan news agency reports. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack. Attacks against the Christians have been frequent in Pakistan. IS carried out an even bigger terror attack on Christians in December during a Sunday pre-Christmas service, also in Quetta.

by | April 03, 2018 | 20:09

British Muslims vowed to "keep calm and carry on" Tuesday after anonymous leaflets mailed to addresses across the country called for April 3 to be a day of violence against Muslims. Responding to Sarwar's raising of the subject at First Minister's Questions, during which he read details of the letter to the parliamentary chamber, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said: "It's sickening, it's appalling, it's disgusting, it's deeply disturbing - it's all of that and more".

by | April 03, 2018 | 20:05

Among other things, officials said fire exits were illegally blocked, the fire alarm system was out of order and children had been locked inside cinemas. Putin said the incident had been caused by criminal negligence and those responsible would be punished. "I want to tell you, those living in the city of Kemerovo and the whole region, that I will do my best to make sure that those responsible for the bad tragedy will get the severest punishment", Tsivilev wrote in his address to the people ...

by | April 03, 2018 | 20:04

While the rapper's legal team has done all they can to attempt to get their client out of prison, Meek remains locked up despite evidence of bribery in his case. "The court has repeatedly told Defendant that he can not demand special treatment just because he has chosen to be an entertainer", she added. TMZ reports the Pennsylvania judge didn't release an exact reason for her decision, but she has been adamant that the "Dreams & Nightmares" MC deserves to serve his 2-4 year sentence, ...

by | April 03, 2018 | 20:06

Medics and a witness who saw the wreckage said the air strike had destroyed a house in al-Hali district, where displaced civilians from other provinces were settled. Reuters was unable to independently verify those claims. They were intercepted by Saudi air defenses. Debris from the missiles fell on a home, killing one person.

by | April 03, 2018 | 19:54

Through the House, I want to assure the people that there has been no dilution in whatsoever by my Government, rather after coming to power and examining the SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities Act , we have taken a decision to strengthen it. The top court said that the Centre's review petition will be considered in detail after ten days and the parties in the original case should file their written submissions in two days.

by | April 03, 2018 | 19:46

Nick Murphy ran for Anderson. Trel Moore then delivered a run-scoring single to left field as Maloy scored. William and Mary played two teams ranked in the top 20 nationally last week. For Providence, sophomores Ryan Mankowski and Ben Vitas shared the mound duties, combining on a four-hitter. Highland was able to put together three dominant results against waterloo to get the team victory win .

by | April 03, 2018 | 19:36

Buzhinsky said that Britain and Russian Federation were heading for "a real war". The UK has been accused of "putting all decency aside" by Russia's foreign minister, over its claims Moscow is to blame for the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter .

by | April 03, 2018 | 19:32

But is an image makeover really the top priority for the North Korean leader? Kim made conciliatory comments towards the South during his New Year's speech, and followed up by re-opening a diplomatic phone hotline between the two neighboring countries.