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Upset: Badgers bounce Villanova from NCAAs

SC will take on Baylor at Madison Square Garden on Friday at 7:30 p.m. EST on TBS. "These games, some teams are tougher than other teams and they were extremely tough team". Then the officials stepped in, swinging the game irreversibly back in the Bulldogs favor. "It came down to a couple of plays at the end", Wright noted, "and Wisconsin executed better than we did". [Full Article...]

Pentagon gets OK for more aggressive airstrikes in Somalia

But senior USA military officials had sought leeway to approve strikes more quickly, including by establishing a zone south of Mogadishu that is considered an "area of active hostility". They have served as trainers and advisers to African Union and Somali government forces, and have sometimes participated directly in combat. Some regions of Somalia will now be designated as "areas of active ho... [Full Article...]

US opens formal investigation into civilian deaths in Mosul

US airstrikes probably played a role in the death of dozens of civilians in Mosul earlier this month, but an ongoing investigation may reveal a more complicated explanation, the top commander of American forces in Iraq said Tuesday. Scrocca also said the Defense Department was working to declassify the video and intends to release it publicly. But even the full recapture of Mosul will not ... [Full Article...]

Modi meets visiting Malaysian PM in Indian capital

Modi meets visiting Malaysian PM in Indian capital Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Malaysian counterpart Mohammed Najib Razak on Saturday agreed to step up defence and security cooperation. Earlier, Mr Modi and Mr Razak had one to one talks. Indian investments in Malaysia are worth $2.5 billion, he said. Razak is accompanied by his spouse Datin Sri Rosmah Mansour and a large business delegation consisting of numerous top companies and bus... [Full Article...]

Rep. Chaffetz Rips Dems' 'Ridiculous' Call for Nunes Probe

Asked whether Nunes should step aside and if he knew the source of information that Nunes revealed last week, Ryan said: "No and no". Adding to the swirl of questions was the publication of a series of letters dated March 23 and March 24 involving a lawyer for former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates. [Full Article...]

London attacker Khalid Masood acted alone, according to police

At least 50 people were injured in the attack. Investigators do not now see a direct ISIS hand in this week's attack in London, a British counterterrorism official told CNN on Saturday. There are fears Khalid Masood may have been encouraged by others to carry out the attack, as three more people were today arrested and police probe the theory he had been radicalised before striking in London . [Full Article...]

Syrian refugee numbers in the region surpasses 5 million

Speaking after talks in Ankara, he added there was "no space" between Turkey and the USA over fighting the so-called Islamic State group - even as his Turkish counterpart reiterated a key point of discord. Lebanon hosts more than one million Syrians, while almost 700,000 had taken refuge in Jordan. The situation is more complicated in Lebanon, where the government refused to allow the establishm... [Full Article...]

Israel Moves to Approve First New West Bank Settlement In 20 Years

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres said the organisation condemns the move, which he believes "threatens peace and undermines the two-state solution", and spoke of his "disappointment and alarm" at the news. "It is time that all members of the global community serve the cause of peace and justice and bring Israel to cease and desist its unlawful settlement activities and illegal unilateralism o... [Full Article...]

Clinton criticizes proposed Trump budget cuts for diplomacy

Clinton criticizes proposed Trump budget cuts for diplomacy Hillary Clinton is no longer the United States' Secretary of State, but that doesn't mean she has lost her enthusiasm for speaking her mind about the state's affairs, especially when it comes to criticizing the current USA president, Donald Trump. [Full Article...]

Blaming judges is 'corrosive,' says a judge who ruled against Trump

Blaming judges is 'corrosive,' says a judge who ruled against Trump A Justice Department motion filed Friday asks Judge Derrick Watson to clarify the scope of his temporary restraining order, arguing it should only apply to Trump's temporary ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries. Still, the judge's order is hugely meaningful for many plaintiffs, including a man in Texas whose same-sex fiancé is seeking a visa to enter the United States from Iran, said J... [Full Article...]

Tillerson, Turkish leaders struggle to resolve Kurds dispute

Ties between Ankara and Washington were not great during Barack Obama's administration, mainly over United States cooperation with Syrian Kurdish militia fighting against ISIS. Visit comes as U.S. Last week in Washington, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlet Cavusoglu told CBS News that USA support for the group crosses a red line. [Full Article...]

White House officials helped Nunes get intel

White House officials helped Nunes get intel The White House has granted the military broader authority to carry out strikes in Somalia against al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab militants, the Pentagon says, the latest sign Trump is increasing USA military engagement in the region. WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House refused to say on Thursday whether it secretly fed intelligence reports to a top Republican investigating possible coordination between... [Full Article...]

North Carolina passes repeal of 'bathroom bill'

North Carolina passes repeal of 'bathroom bill' The governor called the infamous "bathroom bill" "a dark cloud hanging over our great state". Gay and transgender rights activists complained that the measure still denies them protection from discrimination, and they are demanding nothing less than full repeal. [Full Article...]

Feds Arrest Mexican State Attorney General Nicknamed 'Diablo' For Drug Trafficking

Feds Arrest Mexican State Attorney General Nicknamed 'Diablo' For Drug Trafficking Veytia was arraigned Tuesday in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation in San Diego. The charges date back to January 2013, the year he became attorney general, and cover the period through to February 2017. No further details of his arrest or court appearance were immediately released. [Full Article...]

American Airlines pilot dies after medical episode on flight

American Airlines pilot dies after medical episode on flight Our sister station in Albuquerque reports the captain declared a medical emergency before just before the flight from Dallas-Fort Worth approached the Albuquerque International Sunport. In most cases, the other pilot in the cockpit has been able to land the plane without further incident. A 57-year-old American Airlines captain died in October 2015 after falling ill during a flight between Pho... [Full Article...]

Ford Invests for R&D in Canada

Ford Invests for R&D in Canada The new hires more than double the size of Ford's mobile connectivity engineering team. The Centre will focus on research and development across infotainment, in-vehicle modems, gateway modules, driver-assist features and autonomous vehicles. [Full Article...]

Putin ready to meet Trump in Finland if it hosts summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin listens during a live video link with Russian Arctic natural gas port Sabetta, in Arkhangelsk, Russia , Thursday, March 30, 2017. It would "continue anyway and anyhow", Putin said of climate change. "Read my lips, no", Putin replied, saying incorrectly that he was invoking Ronald Reagan . [Full Article...]

Trump Issues Rallying Cry Against Conservative House Freedom Caucus

Trump Issues Rallying Cry Against Conservative House Freedom Caucus But as the White House considered flexing its muscle against the Freedom Caucus, the group remained unbowed, with several members immediately hitting back against a president whose agenda has stalled, whose approval ratings are hovering below 40 percent and who has been dogged by the ongoing probe into contacts between his associates and Russian officials. [Full Article...]

South Korean Court Deliberates Arresting Ousted President Park

Live TV footage earlier showed a stern-looking Park entering the Seoul Central District Court building amid a barrage of camera flashes. Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye, left, gets off a vehicle upon arrival at the Seoul Central District Court for hearing on a prosecutors' request for her arrest for corruption, in Seoul , South Korea, Thursday, March 30, 2017. [Full Article...]

Protests disrupt French Guiana, prompt US travel warning

Protests disrupt French Guiana, prompt US travel warning The travel alert on French Guiana is in place until April 30, 2017. "It's time to rise up!" "We're not treated in the same way as the mainland French", he said, despite French Guiana being the site of Europe's Ariane rocket launches - and the window for French technology. [Full Article...]


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