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by | March 30, 2017 | 01:49

Washington (46-28) is two games behind the Boston Celtics and 1 1/2 behind the Cleveland Cavaliers in the race for the top seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs. The teams traded buckets before a three-point play by Beal gave the Wizards a 108-104 edge with 2:51 remaining. Otto Porter Jr. had one of his trademark shooting nights, making his first six shots and finishing the game with 16 points on 7/9 shooting.

by | March 30, 2017 | 01:48

So next time you chose to stomp on a spider, you might want to look behind you. Maybe having them around the house isn't such a bad thing after all - unless, of course, they start munching on you. There are enough spiders on earth to eat us all in one year. To get this number both professor did a lot tough estimation. Further, they have quantified the food quantity on the basis of the size of the spider.

by | March 30, 2017 | 01:45

On Tuesday, the Association of African students in India, advised all Africans in Greater Noida to stay indoors . The police said hundreds of local residents were marching on Monday in protest against the death of a Class 12 student, when some of them suddenly turned violent, attacking Nigerian students shopping in the area and even two people in a auto.

by | March 30, 2017 | 01:44

China certainly does. It has been building manmade bases over some of the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea since 2014, much to the annoyance of other powers in the region-the Philippines, Malaysia, Vietnam, and Japan all lay claim to parts of the sea, which is a valuable trade passage and fishing ground.

by | March 30, 2017 | 01:44

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watched the ground jet test of a Korean-style high-thrust engine newly developed by the Academy of the National Defence Science in this undated picture provided by KCNA in Pyongyang on March 19, 2017. "Now the DPRK can tip new type inter-continental ballistic rockets with more powerful nuclear warheads and keep any cesspool of evils in the earth, including the USA mainland, within our striking range and reduce them to ashes so that they may not survive in our ...

by | March 29, 2017 | 02:06

The action will carry us into the wee hours of Tuesday morning. A line of thunderstorms predicted to sweep across Arkansas on Wednesday evening brings the risk for damaging winds, tornadoes and hail, weather officials say. A few rounds of thunderstorms are pushing across Central and Eastern Kentucky to wrap up the weekend. Rain coverage will likely be a bit higher than Tuesday's case but, like Tuesday, the strongest storms may present wind and hail issues.

by | March 29, 2017 | 02:06

The secretary also would be required to be an IN resident for at least two years prior to his or her appointment and have extensive experience IN education - neither of which were IN the original House or Senate proposals. To opponents, the bill would strip power from voters. It also says the chief must either be employed as a teacher, principal or superintendent at the time of selection, or have worked in one of those positions or as an "executive in the field of education" for at least five ...

by | March 29, 2017 | 01:59

Delev was again on target 15 minutes later, firing home from 20 yards out, and there was to be no way back for the Dutch. Their subsequent failure to qualify for last summer's expanded 24-team European Championship is now being compounded by the previously unthinkable prospect of missing out on a second successive major tournament.

by | March 28, 2017 | 00:52

Lam will take the oath of office July 1, the same day Chinese President Xi Jinpingis expected to make a rare visit to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the handover. "Carrie Lam said she wanted to mend the society, but the message we got today is prosecution". The new chief said she had "no knowledge" about the prosecution.

by | March 28, 2017 | 00:52

South Korean prosecutors said Monday that they want to arrest former President Park Geun-hye over the corruption allegations that triggered a huge political scandal and toppled her from power. A Seoul prosecution office couldn't immediately confirm the report. This image shows former President Park Geun-hye (L) and her friend Choi Soon-sil.

by | March 27, 2017 | 00:52

His most famous songs include " Sweet Little Sixteen " and " Roll Over Beethoven ". I've worked on this record for a long time . "Anybody who's picked up a guitar has been influenced by him, ' said rock hall CEO Greg Harris, who remembers playing the opening riff of 'Johnny B.

by | March 26, 2017 | 00:51

The comments were in response to increasing Bulgarian concerns about Turkish interference in the March 26 election . His suit singled out the Swiss Turkish-Islamic Foundation (TISS) and the Union of European Turkish Democrats and said Turkish diplomatic institutions might also be involved, according to the ATS news agency.

by | March 26, 2017 | 00:48

Project proponents tend to provide generous job estimates based on "indirect" or "induced" jobs that would be hypothetically created by the expected boost in economic activity. Some analysts think only two of the three pipelines will get built. Environmentalists and landowners have always been battling the pipeline in Nebraska, citing concerns that a leak from the pipeline could harm either the ecologically sensitive Sand Hills region or the crucial water supplies in the Ogallala aquifer .

by | March 26, 2017 | 00:48

Britain's absence from the EU's 60th birthday celebrations is "a sad moment", European Union chief Jean-Claude Juncker has said. Determined to show that unity is the only way ahead in a globalized world, the European Union leaders were able to walk away from a summit without acrimony, which was already sort of a victory.

by | March 25, 2017 | 00:48

President Bill Clinton whose years in office saw the transformation of a brutal sectarian war into a still-tentative peace. Among those attending McGuinness's funeral will be the Taoiseach Enda Kenny and President Michael D Higgins - but the DUP leader Arlene Foster was last night said to be making a last-minute decision about whether to attend.

by | March 25, 2017 | 00:46

We will remember his civility and humility off the field, his commitment and passion on it and the deep love he carried in his heart for Derry City Football Club. A year ago their striker Mark Farren died of a brain tumour at the age of 33. A year ago, Derry player Josh Daniels lost his mother, sister, brother-in-law and nephews in the Buncrana pier tragedy.

by | March 23, 2017 | 01:48

The unusual and firm stance against capital punishment by State Attorney Aramis Ayala in Orlando surprised and angered many law enforcement officials, including the city's police chief, who believed suspect Markeith Loyd should face the possibility of execution.

by | March 22, 2017 | 00:49

In the ensuing struggle on the ground, other members of the patrol opened fire, killing him, an army spokesman said. French prosecutors have a launched an anti-terror investigation in to yesterday's two attacks which led to the gunman being shot dead at Orly airport.

by | March 22, 2017 | 00:49

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have called for free trade with fair and democratic rules, saying they were committed to moving towards an agreement between the European Union and Japan . That's why we condemn North Korea's (missile) tests, and it developing its nuclear and ballistic programme in violation of all its global obligations.

by | March 22, 2017 | 00:45

The coins has been thrown into her home pond in Thailand over the years by people hoping for good luck, but it turns out that Omsin thought they were food and ate them. Playfully named Omsin, which means "piggy bank" in Thai, the beloved creature's post-surgery chances seemed positive. After the coins were removed, she developed blood poisoning and serious intestinal problems.

by | March 21, 2017 | 00:57

For example, according to the Palm Beach Post , the White House told reporters that the president would be having meetings and making phone calls at Trump International Golf Club on Saturday. Trump's top aides would rather obscure that fact, especially considering the President's past comments about the sport and the White House. Spicer on Monday said he was unaware of any White House officials now being under investigation by the FBI.

by | March 21, 2017 | 00:55

The average price in OH was $2.19 early Monday, making it the 17th least-expensive state for gas. But motorists locally are still paying significantly more that a year ago at this time - when the price stood at $1.88. Gasoline prices between February 15 and March 20, 2009 fell a cent, while they rose 29 cents in 2016 during the same time period. The national average also dropped last week, but by a smaller margin (0.3 cents).

by | March 21, 2017 | 00:55

Sunday's fighting centered on government-held territory between the Jobar and Qaboun neighborhoods, two besieged opposition enclaves. Control of Jobar - which has been a battleground for more than two years - is divided between rebels and allied fighters on one side, and government forces on the other.

by | March 21, 2017 | 00:55

A local official told BBC that the plan was coming from the country's capital, Juba, when it crashed. The pilot couldn't control it, " said Stephen Youngule, Wau's Acting Airport Manager and Deputy Director of Air Traffic Services. "We want to find out how many died", said Acho. Photos taken by people at the airport showed the scorched wreckage of the plane in pieces as it was surrounded by emergency services, airport personnel and United Nations peacekeepers.

by | March 20, 2017 | 00:49

A report on the Korea Herald news site said that the U.S. secretary of state had "shortened diplomatic consultations and public events in Seoul " and chosen not to have a meal with Hwang Kyo-ahn, the South Korean acting president, and Yun Byung-se, the country's foreign minister.

by | March 20, 2017 | 00:48

The group is sworn to Israel's destruction, and fired thousands of rockets into Israel during a monthlong war in 2006. On Friday, just one day after the Israeli Ambassador to Russia Gary Koren presented his credentials to President Putin, he was summoned for clarifications over the strikes.

by | March 19, 2017 | 01:08

The deal had been negotiated between a Russian team and rebels, stipulating that around 12,000 people will leave al-Waer area, among them 2,500 fighters. In an interview with Chinese TV station Phoenix last week, Assad said deals brokered locally with rebels were " the real political solutions ". The al-Waer neighbourhood is home to about 75,000 people and has been under a government siege since 2013, triggering shortages of medicine, and occasionally of food.

by | March 18, 2017 | 04:02

The stance of UK Prime Minister Theresa May on a potential second Scottish independence referendum is "not sustainable" and contradicts people's democratic will, Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said Friday. Even so, May insisted that Britain's best days lie ahead, after the country has left the EU. The Prime Minister has said what she has said. May described Brexit as a moment of opportunity to shape a brighter future for Britain and "ask ourselves what kind of country we want to ...

by | March 18, 2017 | 01:34

Penney Co.is hurting as more people shop online instead of heading to the mall. J.C. Penney said it will provide outplacement support for those who will lose their jobs. Most stores will begin the liquidation process April 17, according to the release. The company says the closures are an effort to cut costs and grow sales at its strongest locations.

by | March 17, 2017 | 01:29

Trump's willingness to hit the brakes underscores his administration's aim to roll back environmental rules in order to boost economic growth. A White House official briefing reporters said the Trump administration will spend the next year working on the review to determine if the 2022-2025 model-year rules are feasible.

by | March 16, 2017 | 00:40

Venezuela joined Puerto Rico as the two teams that moved on from Group D. Gregorius doubled in a run in the third inning when the Netherlands scored four runs to take a 6-0 lead. Israel beat the Netherlands, 4-2, in the first round in Seoul but saw a different team at Tokyo Dome. The first set of calculations had Mexico (which had beaten Venezuela , 10-9, and lost to Italy , 10-9) ahead of Venezuela , but that math was redone due to an error: Mexico had been credited for an extra ...

by | March 15, 2017 | 01:10

Ashab arrived at Imphal Airport from Silcher of Assam this afternoon, around 1 pm along with state agriculture minister Md Nasir who was reelected from Lilong A/C of Thoubal district. Biren Singh, who was elected BJP legislature party leader, will meet Governor Najma Heptulla to stake his claim to form the ministry. Allies outnumber the BJP in Manohar Parrikar's council of ministers in Goa.

by | March 15, 2017 | 01:08

That jump in use of armed drones resulted from the authorization to use "signature" strikes, which allowed targeting terrorism suspects based on behavior and other characteristics without knowing their actual identity, a US official said on condition of anonymity.

by | March 15, 2017 | 01:01

This would give the Lords and Commons the opportunity to accept or reject - in two separate votes- the final deal Mrs May negotiates with the European Union prior to the UK's departure from the bloc. But speaking on Newsnight , the Finnish MP insisted that the two would come up with "principles" at the start of their negotiations with exact sums being decided later in the process.

by | March 14, 2017 | 00:45

The court heard the victim lived for two hours after Connor and Taylor left him on the beach to die and that if he had been taken to hospital he may have survived the attack. But prosecutors said they should not be convicted of murder, recognising that the pair did not intend to kill the officer. The pair had originally gone to trial facing charges of murder, fatal assault in company and assault causing death.

by | March 14, 2017 | 00:43

Kim had apparently told Japanese officials at the time of his detention that he wanted to visit Disneyland in the country. Malaysia says Kim Jong Nam died after two women smeared his face with the banned VX nerve agent at Kuala Lumpur's airport on February 13, but North Korea - which is widely suspected to be behind the attack - rejects the findings.

by | March 14, 2017 | 00:43

Employers boosted Colorado's non-farm payroll by 7,900 in January from December, with the private sector adding 4,200 jobs and the public sector adding 3,700. The number of unemployed, defined as those who had actively sought a job in the past month, fell by 1,600 from December on a seasonally-adjusted basis and is down by 12,200 over the past year.

by | March 14, 2017 | 00:41

No golf is planned, however, according to the report in Axios . Trump has since reassured President Xi that he will honor the " one China " policy. Trump is particularly seeking Chinese cooperation on security matters regarding North Korea.

by | March 13, 2017 | 01:14

Leaderships of UDF allies Muslim League and Janata Dal (United) have expressed strong displeasure over KPCC president V. M. Sudheeran's decision to quit in a dramatic way. A person capable to lead the party should be chosen, he said. Though seasoned politicians like veteran Oommen Chandy never uttered a word against the national leadership, they were clearly totally unhappy with it.

by | March 12, 2017 | 01:04

Police officers and vans surrounded the mall - one of the biggest in Germany - Saturday afternoon, Reuters reported. According to an official police Twitter account, police also boosted their numbers in the city's main train station, although trains were still running.

by | March 11, 2017 | 00:47

Wild boars are tough and scary animals-mean, omnivorous, highly adaptable , and prone to charge when enraged. And, since they've lost their wariness of people, they're likely to be aggressive."It is not really clear now which is the master of the town, people or wild boars", Tamotsu Baba, mayor of the deserted town of Namie, told Reuters .

by | March 11, 2017 | 00:47

TMZ broke the story and posted video from the accident scene in which Ciara can be seen talking on her phone. Once the police and fire department arrived, the she briefly indicated some pain in her chest and shoulder. Ciara recently told Harper's Bazaar her son Future is excited to meet his sibling. "'Hello, baby. How you doing, baby?" It's great to hear that both Ciara and the other driver are fine after the accident.

by | March 10, 2017 | 00:47

The Pentagon said Monday that USA forces have also taken up positions on the outskirts of Manbij to try to keep a lid on tensions. "An attempt to capture Manbij would mean confrontation with three critical actors in Syria, namely the U.S., Russian Federation and Syria as well as Iran", Ilhan Uzgel, a senior analyst in global relations, told Xinhua.

by | March 09, 2017 | 00:42

While both parties managed to include more corporators into their fold since then, they fell short of the magical figure of 114 seats, which is required to win a clear majority and elect a Mayor. In the corporation hall, the sloganeering war started soon after the election process began. "BJP will also not contest elections for the post of Deputy Mayor and for the standing, improvement, education committees as well as for posts of chairpersons in the BEST committee", the CM had said.

by | March 09, 2017 | 00:38

Beyond earning regional supremacy, the victor of this summer's tournament will at the very least book its place in the playoff to represent CONCACAF at the 2021 FIFA Confederations Cup in Qatar. One semifinal will be played in Arlington, Texas on July 22 and the other in Pasadena on July 23. In what is expected to be two testy encounters, the Jamaicans will lock horns with reigning champions Mexico on July 13 at the Sports Authority Field in Denver, Colorado (USA), before wrapping up the ...

by | March 08, 2017 | 00:46

Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale were named Monday in Real Madrid's Champions League squad for the last-16 second-leg tie against Napoli after missing the weekend win over Eibar. Backed by a fervent crowd, Napoli made a fast and furious start and peppered the Real goal with shots in the opening 10 minutes. "We go out as a team now and again for food and do team bonding".

by | March 07, 2017 | 00:43

Jewish Community Centers in Westchester County, Buffalo, Syracuse and Albany were among those that were hit with bomb threats. "We have made it clear that there will be no tolerance for these acts of antisemitism", Cuomo said. Rivlin also said Israel appreciated US President Donald Trump's condemnation of the attacka, as well as words and actions taken by Vice President Mike Pence, who went to a Jewish cemetery in St.

by | March 06, 2017 | 00:51

The Geneva negotiations, the first since April 2016, were the latest effort to seek to end a conflict that began in March 2011 with protests against Syrian regime leader Bashar al Assad. The latest round of intra-Syrian peace talks wrapped up on Friday, with UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura commending the progress made since negotiations kicked off last week.

by | March 05, 2017 | 01:17

McDonald's China has tripled its delivery business since launching it in 2008, and past year alone, its delivery business in China grew by 30%. That means that by the end of the year, McDonald's customers will be able to order and pay for their food from their smartphones.

by | March 05, 2017 | 01:16

Under French law, the maximum penalty for distributing violent images is three years in prison and a fine of up to €75,000 (£64,000). But he has since been hit by a series of allegations that he paid his British-born wife Penelope and his children hundreds of thousands of euros since 1988 for allegedly fake parliamentary jobs.