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South Africa 243-7 at lunch on day 2, 3rd test vs South Africa 243-7 at lunch on day 2, 3rd test vs
- March 26, 2017

Temba Bavuma and Faf du Plessis added some quick runs (26 off 37 balls) to take South Africa to 123 for 4 before the game was halted. Seven overs later, Henry got an edge from seamer Philander. Latham had already taken a catch at second slip from the bowling of Matt Henry on the first day to remove debuting opener Theunis de Bruyn for a duck. (more...)
Germany's Ozil still doubtful for Azerbaijan qualifier - Loew Germany's Ozil still doubtful for Azerbaijan qualifier - Loew
- March 26, 2017

Weigl was substituted after 66 minutes of Thursday's (AEDT) 1-0 friendly win over England in Dortmund with a bruised left thigh and he left Germany's training base ahead of its departure to Baku. "We'll wait until after our last training session to decide on him". Having fielded an experimental side against England , he will have first-choice starters Sami Khedira, Julian Draxler and Mario Gomez available after minor knocks. (more...)
Chris Chiozza sends Wisconsin home on incredible buzzer-beater Chris Chiozza sends Wisconsin home on incredible buzzer-beater
- March 26, 2017

Top-seeded Villanova led by seven points with just over five minutes remaining Saturday and seemed intent on finishing off the Badgers. Towards the end of the season you were one of the top three-point shooters in the SEC were you attacking Virginia a little bit differently and is that something you'll try and do again in facing Wisconsin? With Wisconsin taking control early, Allen developed the hot hand the Gators needed. (more...)
Jayhawks' Self, Ducks' Altman ready to match wits again Jayhawks' Self, Ducks' Altman ready to match wits again
- March 25, 2017

Casey Benson and Payton Pritchard can score in different ways, as well, from the point, and Brooks has not really had an above average game, yet. "All the games we feel the pressure to move on, to advance", OR coach Dana Altman said. He can drive to the basket, shoot from the outside (he was 4-of-5 from 3-point range against the Boilermakers and shoots 47.2 percent on the season), and he loves to pass, averaging 5.2 assists per game. (more...)
FDA approves Pfizer, German Merck immunotherapy for skin cancer FDA approves Pfizer, German Merck immunotherapy for skin cancer
- March 25, 2017

These advancements are leading to new therapies - even in rare forms of cancer where treatment options are limited or non-existent, " Pazdur said. After a median follow-up of 10.4 months, 82 percent of patients continued to respond to therapy. (more...)
Thrown Back in Jail on Release Day Thrown Back in Jail on Release Day
- March 25, 2017

The Polk Sheriff's Office records online shows the second charge as a weapon offense in IL. Gates has a hearing set for later today. The fan, who was 18 at the time , had tugged on Gates trousers during the show. On the stand, Gates admitted to kicking her, but only as a form of self-defense. In an interview with Complex in 2015, Gates briefly opened up about the incident and its influence on his "The Truth" lyrics . (more...)
Mainers win gold and bronze at Special Olympics World Games Mainers win gold and bronze at Special Olympics World Games
- March 25, 2017

The extra medals brings the total to eight after skiers claimed two gold, three silver and three bronze overall. Mongolian first gold medalist in Special Olympics was N.Uyanga, who triumphed over the 50M race for the very first gold and came out second in the 100M race for the silver medal . (more...)
Henry grabs two as NZ hold advantage in third test Henry grabs two as NZ hold advantage in third test
- March 25, 2017

This may sound counter-intuitive but South Africa don't want a hero. The visitors will climb to the second position in the rankings if they win the Hamilton Test and Australia slip to a defeat in their fourth Test against India. With Southee and Boult out, New Zealand have called up uncapped pace bowler Scott Kuggeleijn. Kane Williamson will be feeling the heat, particularly with Ross Taylor out. (more...)
Politician Banned from Air India over Slipper Attack Politician Banned from Air India over Slipper Attack
- March 25, 2017

The MP has assaulted the 60-year-old man just because the airline did not accommodate him in business class. The MP from Osmanabad in Maharashtra also downplayed reports suggesting that Air India is considering banning him from boarding its flights. (more...)
Trump Ag Secretary Pick Finally gets Confirmation Hearing Trump Ag Secretary Pick Finally gets Confirmation Hearing
- March 25, 2017

In responding to a question from Arkansas Senator John Boozman, Perdue said trade was a top issue raised by senators during conversations before the confirmation hearing . Michigan Senator Debbie Stabenow cited the January 19 announcement of Perdue for USDA - the longest search for an agriculture secretary since 1933 - and the administration's proposal to cut discretionary spending at USDA by 21% as signs that "rural America has been an afterthought" for Trump. (more...)
Polish threats, Greek objections mar preparations for EU's 60th birthday Polish threats, Greek objections mar preparations for EU's 60th birthday
- March 25, 2017

Bettel was in Rome with the other European Union leaders - minus British Prime Minister Theresa May - to mark Saturday's 60th anniversary of the bloc, which is in crisis because of Britain's impending departure. "It is not enough to handle the grave crisis of immigration of recent years as if it were a mere numerical or economic problem, or a question of security", the pope said. (more...)
Massachusetts Weather: Snow in forecast for Friday, freezing rain over weekend Massachusetts Weather: Snow in forecast for Friday, freezing rain over weekend
- March 25, 2017

Overnight a low of 47 is in the forecast, the National Weather Service says. A wintry mix of light snow, sleet and freezing rain will overspread the area around 8 a.m. Up to a half-inch of rain is possible. Tuesday night: Partly cloudy, low around 34. Temps: High of 81 degrees Friday , with a low of 67 degrees. (more...)
Spark Energy volunteers do their bit for Comic Relief Spark Energy volunteers do their bit for Comic Relief
- March 25, 2017

To help garner even more attention, the organization was able to get a reunion of sorts of the cast of Love Actually . The short is in honor of Red Nose Day , a fundraiser for children in need created by Richard Curtis , who is also the writer and director of " Love Actually ". (more...)
Planned Parenthood advocates rally in Phoenix against 'Obamacare' repeal Planned Parenthood advocates rally in Phoenix against 'Obamacare' repeal
- March 25, 2017

Cecile Richards tells BuzzFeed in an interview published Friday that the First Daughter's silence on the crucial legislation is "deafening". A "frightening" part of the bill is that it will "make it nearly impossible for women to purchase insurance that covers abortion services", said Richards. (more...)
Tributes pour in for murdered Pc Keith Palmer Tributes pour in for murdered Pc Keith Palmer
- March 25, 2017

She added that she "feels obligated" to get the picture to the officer's family. Tony was one of the first on the scene after PC Keith Palmer was stabbed at the Palace of Westminster. The manager of a hotel where the London attacker stayed the night before he plowed his 4x4 into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge and then stabbed a police officer at Parliament says he seemed unusually outgoing and mentioned details about his family, including having a sick father. (more...)
John Legend's luggage stolen after landing in New York City
- March 25, 2017

New Yorker Agustin Hilario , 63, was subsequently arrested, and charged with grand larceny, third-degree criminal possession of stolen property and third-degree attempted grand larceny. The 38-year-old explained: 'I think it was powerful for her to let a lot of women know they're not alone, and no matter how much money you have or fame, anybody can feel that. (more...)
NRA skeptical that new ND law will lead to more gun crimes NRA skeptical that new ND law will lead to more gun crimes
- March 25, 2017

Thirty-one states have "open carry" laws, allowing handgun owners to carry weapons in full view without a license, according to the center. Some 48,700 of North Dakota's 759,000 residents have concealed carry permits. "The more we recognize the right of all people to protect their lives with a firearm, and the more that we encourage law-abiding citizens to carry, the safer our society will be", Lisonbee says. (more...)
Oklahoma Company Recalls Nearly 100000 Pounds of Chicken for Metal Contamination Oklahoma Company Recalls Nearly 100000 Pounds of Chicken for Metal Contamination
- March 24, 2017

The ready-to-eat chicken portions were produced between December 19, 2016 and March 7, 2017, and bear establishment number P-7092 inside the USDA mark of inspection. Labeling of products can be found here. The recall comes after five people complained of finding metal in OK Food Inc.'s chicken. OK Foods later identified the contaminated chicken and determined that the metal fragments came from a conveyor belt used during processing. (more...)
New healthcare legislation: GOP said to lack votes despite Trump demands
- March 24, 2017

House Republican leadership's chances of passing their Obamacare repeal legislation Thursday evening appears to be waning, with the House Freedom Caucus remaining unsupportive despite President Donald Trump's efforts to persuade them . (more...)
Scientists warn world faces TB epidemic as disease 'is becoming drug resistant'
- March 24, 2017

Issues encountered include delays in access; the fact that a new request has to be submitted every six months, regardless of the necessary duration of treatment and at risk of interrupting treatment; and the program's inflexibility in accommodating the evolving multi-drug regimens needed to meet worldwide standards for treating drug-resistant TB. (more...)