Friday April 20-th, 2018

UFC 223: Holloway saves main event UFC 223: Holloway saves main event

Luckily, the popular Khabib will still fight. UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway will replace Tony Ferguson and fight Khabib Nurmagomedov for the UFC lightweight title in the main event of UFC 223 on Saturday in NY. Nurmagomedov and ...

Customs and Border Protection to move forward with border wall projects Customs and Border Protection to move forward with border wall projects

He said wall construction is already underway in Calexico, California, thanks to money the Trump administration won previous year, and up to 100 miles of additional wall money was approved in the new 2018 spending bill President Trump signed la...

Trump Congratulates Egypt's Sisi On Re-Election Trump Congratulates Egypt's Sisi On Re-Election

Mr Sisi had been virtually guaranteed a landslide win, confirmed by early tallies as voting ended on Wednesday (March 28). In an interview days ahead of the vote, Sisi said he wished there were more candidates, denying any role in sidelining hi...

'Affluenza' Teen, who Killed Four While Driving Drunk, Released From Jail 'Affluenza' Teen, who Killed Four While Driving Drunk, Released From Jail

Many argue it was his wealthy parents, who paid to have their son's jail sentences dropped, and have him placed on probation. Couch initially avoided prison for the deadly 2013 crash after a judge accepted a psychologist's diagnosis of "affluenza" ...

David Warner apologises, takes responsibility in scandal David Warner apologises, takes responsibility in scandal

He had stated in his tweets, "I am taking advice to make sure I properly comply with that process". We have made an assessment and I think we all know here that there are extreme views around this in terms of what the penalties are. Warner cut short ...

Trump has invited Putin to White House Trump has invited Putin to White House

President Trump commented on the state of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Monday during the White House's annual Easter Egg Roll event, saying Democrats have let down immigrants who benefit from the policy. Trump has faced criticism f...

PULSE OF THE VOTERS: Teacher pay, school funding cause concerns PULSE OF THE VOTERS: Teacher pay, school funding cause concerns

Speaking on the occasion, Reena Prasad, one of the senior social science teachers of the school , said the institution will miss her professional expertise and her cordial relationships with the management, staff and the students. "It's not about te...

Crash That Killed Family of Eight May Have Been Intentional Crash That Killed Family of Eight May Have Been Intentional

Fox affiliate KPTV in OR reported that the sport utility vehicle's speedometer was "pinned" at that speed, indicating that the vehicle remained in motion after it fell and just before it hit the rocks 100 feet below on the Pacific Coast Highway.

Villanova dominates Kansas, 95-79, advances to title game Villanova dominates Kansas, 95-79, advances to title game

It sure looked so on Saturday night. They've both played at a high level all year and entered March Madness as popular picks to win it all. Also, it's Michigan . We pride ourselves on defending and rebounding , and that's our true measure of succ...

South Korea Warns that Chinese Space Station will Hit Earth South Korea Warns that Chinese Space Station will Hit Earth

The space craft's descent is now being tracked by Aerospace engineering and the ESA - and say it is now dropping out of orbit by about 2.5 miles a day. Zhu Zongpeng, the nation's chief space laboratory designer, insisted the process is in control - b...

Ramaphosa pays tribute to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Ramaphosa pays tribute to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Controversies and lengthy legal battles aside Madikizela Mandela showed her continued resilience in a 2013 interview where she exclaimed that she would do it all again if she had to. During her husband's 27-year incarceration, Madikizela-Mandela camp...

April (snow) showers are coming to bring... school closings? April (snow) showers are coming to bring... school closings?

What a way to start April. But early April won't be balmy this year. But fortunately the end of the week looks set to be far warmer, with the possibility of high-teen temperatures in the south by Friday. High-resolution NAM model radar simulation...

North Korea latest: Kim Jong-Un attends K-Pop concert with wife North Korea latest: Kim Jong-Un attends K-Pop concert with wife

The South Korean performers were the first musical delegation to visit the neighbouring nation in a decade's time. Whether Pyongyang authorities would make any demands was a matter of debate in South Korea's media because the general public in No...

Toohey: For Michigan, it's all about defending the three against Villanova Toohey: For Michigan, it's all about defending the three against Villanova

Also favored in every NCAA tournament game, MI has gone 3-1-1 against the spread. A national championship game is typically no place for a David-vs. That's all we do. The question for the Wildcats is if the MI defense will be able to slow it do...

Ambedkar statue vandalised in UP's Siddhartnagar, locals demand action Ambedkar statue vandalised in UP's Siddhartnagar, locals demand action

Both incidents were reported two days after the Yogi Adityanath government passed an order to insert "Ramji" into Dr Ambedkar's name. In another related incident earlier this month, a statue of Bharatiya Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mukherjee ...

Taiwan freezes assets of man accused of breaking North Korea sanctions Taiwan freezes assets of man accused of breaking North Korea sanctions

The move is part of a global crackdown on the smuggling of North Korean commodities in violation of United Nations sanctions resolutions, which were adopted in response to Pyongyang's nuclear and ballistic missile tests. The North Korean leader start...

Nobel victor Malala visits hometown in Pakistan for first time since shooting Nobel victor Malala visits hometown in Pakistan for first time since shooting

A group of private schools in Pakistan declared Friday to be "I Am Not Malala Day", for what its spokesman described as her "anti-Islam and anti-Pakistan ideology". The Nobel laureate later spoke with students at the all-boys Swat Cadet College G...

New video surfaces of the 2016 Alton Sterling case New video surfaces of the 2016 Alton Sterling case

Paul said that officer, Blake Salamoni, who shot Sterling six times after a brief confrontation outside a convenience store, diverged from department policy procedure and refused to answer any questions from investigators about the incident.

Blue Moon lights up sky for stargazers; next will be in 2037! Blue Moon lights up sky for stargazers; next will be in 2037!

March blue moon will also be a "Paschal" moon - the first full moon since the vernal equinox , which signals the beginning of spring. What is a blue moon? The reason it's called a blue moon is all about the timing - not the color.

National Survey Awards School Districts for Innovative Technology Initiatives National Survey Awards School Districts for Innovative Technology Initiatives

This year the district will end $200,000 in the black. In addition to Duerr, finalists for the position included Nadine Ekstrom and Kerri Anne Quinlan-Zhou. "A piece that we would not be changing on (the preliminary budget ) is the ratio piece b...

Winter Storm Warning in effect Winter Storm Warning in effect

Snow is expected to begin some time after midnight. Gusty northerly winds may cause blowing and drifting snow across the region today. Sunday should be a much calmer day with sunny skies, a high of 25 for Grand Forks and west winds gusting up to 20...

Tim Paine hails Australian fight but series defeat looms in South Africa Tim Paine hails Australian fight but series defeat looms in South Africa

The hosts made steady but unspectacular progress for the remainder of Sunday's play, reaching 134-3 by the close to extend their advantage to a mammoth 401 runs. He was in obvious pain and needed treatment from team physiotherapist David Beakley. ...

Russia Tests 'Satan' Ballistic Missile After Expelling US Diplomats Russia Tests 'Satan' Ballistic Missile After Expelling US Diplomats

North Korea has also been carrying out tests of its ICBM. The Strategic Missile Forces checked scheme and constructive, as well as technological solutions implemented in the missile complex equipped with the ICBM. The U.S. and other countries have e...

Wall stands tall as Wizards punch ticket to playoffs Wall stands tall as Wizards punch ticket to playoffs

Wall (knee) will not play during Sunday's contest against the Bulls, which marks the second half of a back-to-back set, Candace Buckner of The Washington Post reports. "It's going to be nice to get the Ferrari back". The Wizards are battling for ...

Korea's Kim Jong Un, wife watch K-pop stars perform in Pyongyang Korea's Kim Jong Un, wife watch K-pop stars perform in Pyongyang

Among the 120-strong delegates were former Girls' Generation member Seohyun , Cho Yong-pil, Lee Sun-hee, Choi Jin-hee, Yoon Do-hyun, Baek Ji-young, Jungin, Seohyun, Ali, Kang San-eh, Kim Kwang-min and Red Velvet's Irene, Seulgi, Yeri and Wendy - w...

Pakistan scripts second biggest win in t20I Pakistan scripts second biggest win in t20I

Gradually the Pakistan Cricket Board is trying to convince foreign teams that it's safe to play cricket in the country with Lahore hosting Zimbabwe, a World XI, Sri Lanka and a Pakistan Super League final over the last three years. Ali is a pow...

Time for 'Exam Warriors 2'? Rahul taunts PM over CBSE leak Time for 'Exam Warriors 2'? Rahul taunts PM over CBSE leak

In wake of the leak of CBSE question papers necessitating a re-exam, the Congress on Wednesday said Modi government should be renamed as "paper leak government". The Congress has been attacking the prime minister on the CBSE announcing a retest o...

Oklahoma Teachers Pleased About Increase, But Say It's Still Not Enough Oklahoma Teachers Pleased About Increase, But Say It's Still Not Enough

Cameron school staff also posted a notice to Facebook, stating that although teachers are encouraged by the work legislators have done, "We feel that the current plan does not place enough emphasis on one of the most important issues, which is the fu...

SpaceX Gets FCC Approval for Lower-Latency Satellite Broadband SpaceX Gets FCC Approval for Lower-Latency Satellite Broadband

As per reliable sources, SpaceX has been granted authorized permission to make use of frequencies in Ku (11 or 14 GHz) and Ka (20 or 30 GHz) bands. SpaceX is now about to embark on a $10 billion project that will launch the micro-satellites in tw...

Karachi witnesses int'l cricket match after 9-yr Karachi witnesses int'l cricket match after 9-yr

Pakistan's margin of victory is the second-biggest in T20s, behind Sri Lanka's 172-run win over Kenya in Johannesburg in 2007. The previous was by 103 runs against New Zealand in 2010 at Christchurch. The southern port city last hosted an global g...

Trump Threatens to Pull Out of 'Great' Trade Deal With South Korea Trump Threatens to Pull Out of 'Great' Trade Deal With South Korea

In that regard, experts speculate that North Korea's Minister of Foreign Affairs Ri Yong-ho plans to visit Moscow next month to talk about a possible summit between North Korea and Russian Federation. "The main reason for success is the earnest d...

Korea to take part in next two Olympics: IOC chief Korea to take part in next two Olympics: IOC chief

During the visit, Bach met with senior North Korean officials and visited several sporting facilities. Bach reportedly told Kim that his trip was to express thanks for North Korea's participation in the recent Olympics, according to Korean Centra...

Montana Vietnam War veterans honored in Helena Montana Vietnam War veterans honored in Helena

These certificates were signed by the U.S. Secretary of Defense, Ash Carter, and accompanied by an Anniversary proclamation letter signed by President Barack Obama. "What does all this history mean for us today?" When he went to Vietnam, Wallace sa...

Dunne takes early lead in rain-hit Houston Open Dunne takes early lead in rain-hit Houston Open

Spieth and Fowler are chasing tour rookie Beau Hossler, whose at 11-under 133 after following up a first-round 65 with a four-under 68 that featured just one bogey on his first hole. Watch the Houston Open throughout the week live on Sky Sports ...

Egypt's Al-Sisi Wins Second Term In Heavily-boycotted Election Egypt's Al-Sisi Wins Second Term In Heavily-boycotted Election

The official MENA news agency and the state-owned newspapers al-Ahram and Akhbar el-Youm said on Thursday that 23 million out of the 60 million registered voters - 40 percent - turned out to cast the ballots during the three days of polling that ende...

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