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James Harden pours in 57, but Rockets fall to Grizzlies in OT

From: N.Y. POST - 1 min 50 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — James Harden scored 57 points but the Memphis Grizzlies outlasted Houston 126-125 in overtime Wednesday night, handing the Rockets only their second loss in the last 14 games. Mike Conley scored 35 points for Memphis and Jonas Valanciunas had a career-best 33, including the game-winning free throw with less than a second...
Placed in category: GLOBAL CHANNEL 2

Court reviews arrest request on K-pop singer Jung Joon-young

From: CHINA POST - 2 min 31 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — K-pop singer Jung Joon-young is attending a South Korean court hearing on whether a warrant will be issued for his arrest on allegations he illegally shared sexually explicit videos of women taken without their knowledge or consent. He told reporters at the Seoul Central District Court on Thursday that he […]

這篇文章 Court reviews arrest request on K-pop singer Jung Joon-young 最早出現於 The China Post。

Placed in category: NEWS FROM ASIA/CHINA

Roby lifts Nebraska over Butler 80-76 in NIT

From: CHINA POST - 2 min 55 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Isaiah Roby had a career-high 28 points as Nebraska edged past Butler 80-76 in the NIT first round on Wednesday night. James Palmer Jr. added 23 points for the Cornhuskers. Roby shot 9 for 12 from the floor and converted 9 of 10 foul shots. He added eight rebounds. Glynn Watson […]

這篇文章 Roby lifts Nebraska over Butler 80-76 in NIT 最早出現於 The China Post。

Placed in category: NEWS FROM ASIA/CHINA

Arizona State beats St. John's 74-65 in First Four

From: CHINA POST - 3 min 14 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Luguentz Dort overcame a hard foul and a leg injury, scored 21 points and led Arizona State to a long-awaited NCAA Tournament victory Wednesday night, 74-65 over St. John’s in the First Four. The 11th-seeded Sun Devils (23-10) will play Mid-American Conference champion Buffalo on Friday in the West Region, coming […]

這篇文章 Arizona State beats St. John's 74-65 in First Four 最早出現於 The China Post。

Placed in category: NEWS FROM ASIA/CHINA

EU has no choice but to approve Brexit extension

From: POLITICO TOP PICKS - 10 min 26 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Placed in category: POLITICAL NEWS UPDATED

Kentucky governor says he intentionally exposed his 9 kids to chickenpox

From: FOXNEWS POLITICS - 10 min 57 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said Tuesday that he deliberately exposed his nine children to chickenpox in lieu of vaccinating them, actions that follow reports of an outbreak of the contagious disease at a Roman Catholic school in a northern part of the state.
Placed in category: POLITICAL NEWS UPDATED

Kentucky governor says he intentionally exposed his 9 kids to chickenpox

From: FOX NEWS - 10 min 57 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said Tuesday that he deliberately exposed his nine children to chickenpox in lieu of vaccinating them, actions that follow reports of an outbreak of the contagious disease at a Roman Catholic school in a northern part of the state.
Placed in category: GLOBAL CHANNEL 4

Two Sessions signal Chinese government support for blockchain

From: TECHNODE - 11 min 16 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Bitcoin ban won’t change but China is getting behind blockchain.
Placed in category: TECHNOLOGY AND MILITARY

Red Cross doctors visit Russian journalist Vyshinsky in Ukrainian prison — ombudsperson

From: TASS (Russian News Agency) - 11 min 56 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Russian human rights ombudsperson Tatyana Moskalkova said that Red Cross doctors described Kirill Vyshinsky's condition as satisfactory
Placed in category: RUSSIAN NEWS, WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

Video shows man slug random woman on Brooklyn street

From: N.Y. POST - 15 min 48 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Cops are looking for a man who confronted a random woman on the street in Brooklyn and socked her in the head, cops said. The man went up to the 27-year-old woman near Crown Street and Nostrand Avenue in Crown Heights at about 12:10 p.m. on March 9 and slugged her, according to video footage...
Placed in category: GLOBAL CHANNEL 2

Nets’ D’Angelo Russell returning to LA with his star never brighter

From: N.Y. POST - 16 min 30 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
LOS ANGELES — D’Angelo Russell got traded away by the Lakers, who were chasing stars. He’ll come back to face them Friday as just that. The All-Star guard has the Nets on pace to make the playoffs. He’ll return to face the Lakers having a breakout season, and if Jazz beat the Hawks on Thursday,...
Placed in category: GLOBAL CHANNEL 2

Sri Lanka averts rift spilling over to UN rights session

From: CHINA POST - 17 min 20 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s leader has abandoned plans to oppose his prime minister’s support of a United Nations resolution that would give the island nation more time to address war crime allegations stemming from its long civil war. On the U.N. human rights council agenda this week is a report by High […]

這篇文章 Sri Lanka averts rift spilling over to UN rights session 最早出現於 The China Post。

Placed in category: NEWS FROM ASIA/CHINA

St. John’s falls to Arizona State in the First Four

From: N.Y. POST - 17 min 24 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
DAYTON, Ohio — St. John’s has said all the right things for weeks, given all the cliches about a fresh start and unlocking its potential. March, the team said, could be their salvation. Instead, it has offered a harsh dose of reality. St. John’s hasn’t been a quality team for a while now. It was...
Placed in category: GLOBAL CHANNEL 2

Harden scores 57, but Grizzlies top Rockets 126-125 in OT

From: CHINA POST - 17 min 34 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — James Harden scored 57 points but the Memphis Grizzlies outlasted Houston 126-125 in overtime Wednesday night, handing the Rockets only their second loss in the last 14 games. Mike Conley scored 35 points for Memphis and Jonas Valanciunas had a career-best 33, including the game-winning free throw with less than a […]

這篇文章 Harden scores 57, but Grizzlies top Rockets 126-125 in OT 最早出現於 The China Post。

Placed in category: NEWS FROM ASIA/CHINA

Taiwan president to visit Hawaii amid China pressure

From: REUTERS - 17 min 44 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen will visit Hawaii next week on a tour of diplomatic allies in the Pacific, official media said on Thursday, a move likely to anger China, which claims the self-ruled island as its own amid tension across the strait.
Placed in category: REUTERS, WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

Miller leads TCU past Sam Houston St. 82-69 in NIT tourney

From: CHINA POST - 17 min 55 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — JD Miller had 15 points to lead six TCU players in double figures as the Horned Frogs beat Sam Houston State 82-69 in the first round of the NIT on Wednesday night. Desmond Bane and Alex Robinson added 13 points apiece for the Horned Frogs. RJ Nembhard chipped in 12 […]

這篇文章 Miller leads TCU past Sam Houston St. 82-69 in NIT tourney 最早出現於 The China Post。

Placed in category: NEWS FROM ASIA/CHINA

New Zealand bans types of semi-automatic weapons used in mosque mass shooting

From: REUTERS - 18 min 10 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
New Zealand will ban military-style semi-automatic and assault rifles under tough new gun laws following the killing of 50 people in the country's worst mass shooting, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday.
Placed in category: REUTERS, WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

Dragic scores 22 as Heat snap Spurs' 9-game winning streak

From: CHINA POST - 18 min 14 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Goran Dragic had 22 points and the Miami Heat snapped the Spurs’ nine-game winning streak with a 110-105 victory Wednesday night, sending Dwyane Wade home a winner in his final game in San Antonio. Dion Waiters added 18 points and Josh Richardson had 15 for Miami, which has won three straight. […]

這篇文章 Dragic scores 22 as Heat snap Spurs' 9-game winning streak 最早出現於 The China Post。

Placed in category: NEWS FROM ASIA/CHINA

John Hickenlooper explains why he went to see an X-rated movie with his mother

From: CNN POLITICS - 18 min 19 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
John Hickenlooper, the former Democratic governor of Colorado who is running for president, went into great detail on Wednesday evening explaining the time he took his mother to see an X-rated movie at a theater in the 1970s.
Placed in category: POLITICAL NEWS UPDATED

Bobcat that survived California wildfire dies after being hit by car

From: NEW YORK POST - 18 min 46 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
LOS ANGELES — Authorities say a bobcat that survived a Southern California wildfire has been hit and killed by a car. The Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area tweeted Monday that the adult male bobcat known as B-361 died last week. The animal was struck by a car in Calabasas, about 30 miles west of...
Placed in category: WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

Bobcat that survived California wildfire dies after being hit by car

From: N.Y. POST - 18 min 46 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
LOS ANGELES — Authorities say a bobcat that survived a Southern California wildfire has been hit and killed by a car. The Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area tweeted Monday that the adult male bobcat known as B-361 died last week. The animal was struck by a car in Calabasas, about 30 miles west of...
Placed in category: GLOBAL CHANNEL 2

Villanova and its two seniors are flying under the radar

From: N.Y. POST - 19 min 42 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
HARTFORD — Phil Booth and Eric Paschall have been moonlighting. They are senior starters on Villanova’s basketball team, but they have also spent a good portion of the year lending an extra hand to head coach Jay Wright. “We’ve done a good job of taking on the role kind of like assistant coaches, while being...
Placed in category: GLOBAL CHANNEL 2

Sri Lanka averts rift spilling over to UN rights session

From: WASHINGTON POST - 20 min 52 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Sri Lanka’s leader has kept his country’s internal political rift from spilling over to a UN human rights council meeting by abandoning plans to oppose his prime minister’s decision to co-sponsor a resolution on the island nation

Sri Lanka averts rift spilling over to UN rights session

From: FOX NEWS - 23 min 12 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Sri Lanka's leader has abandoned plans to oppose his prime minister's support of a United Nations resolution that would give the island nation more time to address war crime allegations stemming from its long civil war.
Placed in category: GLOBAL CHANNEL 4

Mom admits plotting girl’s death: ‘I wanted her to go away’

From: NEW YORK POST - 23 min 37 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. — The mother of a girl who was raped, murdered and dismembered testified Wednesday that she helped plot the attack and carry it out, telling her daughter before her death that “I can’t help you anymore.” Appearing to smirk at times, Sara Packer calmly recounted how she watched her boyfriend sexually assault her...
Placed in category: WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

Mom admits plotting girl’s death: ‘I wanted her to go away’

From: N.Y. POST - 23 min 37 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. — The mother of a girl who was raped, murdered and dismembered testified Wednesday that she helped plot the attack and carry it out, telling her daughter before her death that “I can’t help you anymore.” Appearing to smirk at times, Sara Packer calmly recounted how she watched her boyfriend sexually assault her...
Placed in category: GLOBAL CHANNEL 2

Cops Pose as Family of Man Being Held at Gunpoint for Ransom

From: NBC NEW YORK - 23 min 40 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]


A man was held for ransom by a man pretending to be selling a car and a cop who posed as the victim's brother helped get him back safely.

Photo Credit: News 4
Placed in category: U.S. NEWS CHANNEL 7

Indonesian president's coalition to win parliament majority - survey

From: REUTERS - 24 min 5 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
A coalition of political parties backing Indonesian President Joko Widodo is on course to win more than half of the votes in next month's elections, giving them control of parliament, according to a new survey released on Thursday.
Placed in category: REUTERS, WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

China's nationwide pollution readings rose 5 percent in January-February - ministry

From: REUTERS - 25 min 49 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
China's average concentrations of lung-damaging small particles known as PM2.5 rose by 5.2 percent in the first two months of the year, the country's environment ministry said on Thursday, casting doubt over its ability to meet winter targets.
Placed in category: REUTERS, WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

Canada's Trudeau under pressure as MP quits, budget criticised

From: REUTERS - 39 min 39 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau remained under pressure over a corruption scandal on Wednesday as a legislator quit his party's caucus and a pre-election budget aimed at swaying key voters appeared to offer too little to stem the tide of negative news.
Placed in category: REUTERS, WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

New Zealand seeks to ban nearly all semi-automatic weapons

From: NBC NEWS - 43 min 22 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Legislation to ban almost all military-style semi-automatic and assault rifles will be introduced the first week of April, the prime minister said.
Placed in category: GLOBAL CHANNEL 2, GLOBAL CHANNEL 4

Moscow Conference on International Security to focus on situation in the Middle East

From: TASS (Russian News Agency) - 44 min 28 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
The 8th Moscow Conference on International Security will be held on April 23-25 in Moscow
Placed in category: RUSSIAN NEWS, WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

New Zealand bans sales of assault weapons

From: POLITICO TOP PICKS - 46 min 4 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says New Zealand is immediately banning sales of military style semi-automatic rifles and high-capacity magazines like the weapons used in last Friday’s attacks on two Christchurch mosques.

Ardern announced the ban Thursday and said it would be followed by legislation to be introduced next month.

She said the man arrested in the attacks had purchased his weapons legally and enhanced their capacity by using 30-round magazines “done easily through a simple online purchase.”


Article originally published on POLITICO Magazine

Placed in category: POLITICAL NEWS UPDATED

Hickenlooper: Why are female Democratic candidates not being asked if they'd pick a man as VP?

From: CNN POLITICS - 49 min 19 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said Wednesday that he would consider putting a woman on his presidential ticket, and then asked why female Democratic presidential candidates are not being asked if they would select a man as their running mate.
Placed in category: POLITICAL NEWS UPDATED

New Zealand bans semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles in reforms to gun laws following terrorist attack in Christchurch

From: SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST - 49 min 56 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday that military-style semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles will be banned under stronger new gun laws following the terrorist attack which left 50 Muslims dead in the country’s worst mass shooting.“Now, six days after this attack, we are announcing a ban on all military style semi-automatics (MSSA) and assault rifles in New Zealand,” she said.Ardern said she expects the new law to be in place by April 11 and that a buy-back scheme…
Placed in category: GLOBAL CHANNEL 5, NEWS FROM ASIA/CHINA

Christchurch shootings: New Zealand to ban military style weapons

From: BBC - 52 min 19 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
New Zealand will ban all types of semi-automatic weapons used in the Christchurch attacks.

Explainer: how are New Zealand's gun laws changing?

From: The Guardian - 52 min 44 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

A quick guide to the gun reforms announced by prime minister Jacinda Ardern

  • Jacinda Ardern bans all military-style semi-automatic guns – updates

The following is the text of the statement from the New Zealand government on what the changes to the country’s gun laws will mean:

1. What semi-automatic firearms will be affected by the ban?

Continue reading...
Placed in category: WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

Florida State won’t sneak up on anyone in this NCAA Tournament

From: N.Y. POST - 54 min 36 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
HARTFORD — As a No. 9 seed last year, Florida State busted brackets but still left the NCAA Tournament feeling sick. The Seminoles are back — with a fuel in their stomach, a better seed line and plenty of length to disrupt opponents — to try to finish what they started. “A lot of teams...
Placed in category: GLOBAL CHANNEL 2

Southwest pilots say extra training required after 737 MAX software update

From: REUTERS - 57 min 34 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Southwest Airlines Co's pilot union said on Wednesday that extra computer-based training would be required as a result of a planned update to the software on the Boeing Co 737 MAX, and it was seeking additional information for pilots.
Placed in category: REUTERS, WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

Mechanized infantry thwart "enemy" offensive at drills in Russia's Far East

From: TASS (Russian News Agency) - 57 min 57 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Over 1,600 servicemen are taking part in the drills, along with around 300 units of weapons and military equipment
Placed in category: RUSSIAN NEWS, WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

New Zealand bans semi-automatic, assault rifles after mosque shootings

From: The Hindu International - 59 min 10 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
New Zealand will ban military style semi-automatic and assault rifles under tough new gun laws following the killing of 50 people in the country's wor
Placed in category: WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

New Zealand bans types of semi-automatic weapons, high capacity magazines after mass shooting

From: REUTERS - 1 hour 1 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
New Zealand will ban military style semi-automatic and assault rifles under tough new gun laws following the killing of 50 people in the country's worst mass shooting, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday.
Placed in category: REUTERS, WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

Trump asylum policy dealt setback in immigration court

From: WASHINGTON TIMES POLITICS - 1 hour 2 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]

SAN DIEGO — Scheduling glitches led an immigration judge to deny the Trump administration's request to order four Central American migrants deported because they failed to show for initial hearings Wednesday in the U.S. while being forced to wait in Mexico.

The judge's refusal was a setback for the administration's ...

Placed in category: POLITICAL NEWS UPDATED

New Zealand to Ban All Semiautomatic Guns, Jacinda Ardern Announces

From: NEW YORK TIMES - 1 hour 2 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
The announcement on Thursday from the New Zealand prime minister came less than a week after a massacre at two mosques in Christchurch.
Placed in category: WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

Lightning edge Capitals 5-4 in overtime for 6th straight win

From: CHINA POST - 1 hour 2 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Andrei Vasilevskiy made a franchise-record 54 saves, Nikita Kucherov scored twice and the NHL-leading Tampa Bay Lightning won their sixth consecutive game, beating the Washington Capitals 5-4 in overtime Wednesday night in a potential playoff preview. Victor Hedman scored 3:01 into overtime to keep the Lightning rolling in their first game since […]

這篇文章 Lightning edge Capitals 5-4 in overtime for 6th straight win 最早出現於 The China Post。

Placed in category: NEWS FROM ASIA/CHINA

Markkanen, Dunn lead Bulls over Wizards 126-120 in OT

From: CHINA POST - 1 hour 2 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]

CHICAGO (AP) — Lauri Markkanen had 32 points and 13 rebounds, Kris Dunn scored a season-high 26 — including eight in overtime — to go with 13 assists, and the short-handed Chicago Bulls beat the fading Washington Wizards 126-120 on Wednesday night. Markkanen nailed five 3-pointers, including a key shot beyond the arc in overtime. […]

這篇文章 Markkanen, Dunn lead Bulls over Wizards 126-120 in OT 最早出現於 The China Post。

Placed in category: NEWS FROM ASIA/CHINA

China’s US$7 billion railway link to Laos is almost half done, on schedule to begin service in 2021

From: SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST - 1 hour 3 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
China’s railway line to Laos, a 414-kilometre (257 miles) link between Yunnan’s provincial capital of Kunming and the Laotian capital Vientiane, is almost half complete, putting it on schedule to begin service in December 2021, said the chief of Lao Railways.Trains on the line can travel at up to 160 kilometres per hour (100 miles per hour), cutting the travelling time between the two cities to three hours from three days, said Lao Railways’ director general Somsana Ratsaphong. Tickets will…
Placed in category: GLOBAL CHANNEL 5, NEWS FROM ASIA/CHINA

Oklahoma City Thunder retire Nick Collison's No. 4 jersey

From: CHINA POST - 1 hour 3 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Nick Collison’s No. 4 jersey was retired by the Oklahoma City Thunder during a ceremony before their game against the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday night. It’s the first number the Thunder have retired since the franchise moved to Oklahoma City in 2008. The Seattle SuperSonics drafted Collison out of Kansas in […]

這篇文章 Oklahoma City Thunder retire Nick Collison's No. 4 jersey 最早出現於 The China Post。

Placed in category: NEWS FROM ASIA/CHINA

Colbert Gives Robert Mueller A Hot Tip On How To End The Investigation Quickly

From: HUFFINGTON POST - 1 hour 3 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
The "Late Show" host offers an option taken straight from the cartoons.
Placed in category: GLOBAL CHANNEL 2

A GOP governor doesn’t believe in chickenpox vaccines. He took his nine kids to a pox party instead.

From: WASHINGTON POST POLITICS - 1 hour 4 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Public health experts said that the governor seemed misinformed, saying his comments seemed to echo the "anti-vax" movement.
Placed in category: POLITICAL NEWS UPDATED

Man brings steer to Petco in test of ‘all leashed pets are welcome’ policy

From: NEW YORK POST - 1 hour 4 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Don’t have a cow, man — unless it’s at Petco. A man and woman from Texas couldn’t help but laugh as they recently walked their leashed steer into a Houston-area Petco to really see if “all leashed pets are welcome” at the store. To Shelly Lumpkin and Oliver Browning’s surprise, the African Watusi was welcomed “with open arms,” Browning...
Placed in category: WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

Man brings steer to Petco in test of ‘all leashed pets are welcome’ policy

From: N.Y. POST - 1 hour 4 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Don’t have a cow, man — unless it’s at Petco. A man and woman from Texas couldn’t help but laugh as they recently walked their leashed steer into a Houston-area Petco to really see if “all leashed pets are welcome” at the store. To Shelly Lumpkin and Oliver Browning’s surprise, the African Watusi was welcomed “with open arms,” Browning...
Placed in category: GLOBAL CHANNEL 2

Taipei Zoo to close for 10 days starting June 19

From: CHINA POST - 1 hour 4 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]

TAIPEI (CNA) – Taipei Zoo will be closed for renovation from June 19-28, the first major makeover for 30 years, the zoo announced yesterday in a press statement. A wide range of work will be undertaken during the 10-day period, including fixing and maintenance of animal enclosures, repainting, landscaping, leak-proofing of pools and efforts made […]

這篇文章 Taipei Zoo to close for 10 days starting June 19 最早出現於 The China Post。

Placed in category: NEWS FROM ASIA/CHINA

Arrests over hotel spycam porn ring that filmed 1,600 guests across South Korea

From: The Guardian - 1 hour 6 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]

Cameras were set up in hair dryer holders and wall sockets in 10 cities, say prosecutors

Police in South Korea have arrested two men for secretly filming 1,600 hotel guests and streaming the footage live online, in the latest voyeurism scandal to hit the country.

The suspects, who have not been named, set up secret cameras in 42 rooms at 30 hotels in 10 South Korean cities between November last year and the start of this month, media reports said.

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Placed in category: WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

Nevada Democrats Propose Major Changes To 2020 Presidential Caucus

From: HUFFINGTON POST - 1 hour 7 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
The Nevada State Democratic Party is planning to add virtual caucuses and a four-day early-voting period.
Placed in category: GLOBAL CHANNEL 2

New Zealand bans sale of semi-automatic, assault rifles after mosque attacks

From: NEW YORK POST - 1 hour 8 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
New Zealand banned the sale of semi-automatic and assault rifles Thursday after 50 people were killed at two mosques in the country with the weapons. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the ban — and measures to stop rush purchases of the weapons — six days after the anti-Muslim attacks at the houses of worship in...
Placed in category: WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

New Zealand bans sale of semi-automatic, assault rifles after mosque attacks

From: N.Y. POST - 1 hour 8 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
New Zealand banned the sale of semi-automatic and assault rifles Thursday after 50 people were killed at two mosques in the country with the weapons. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the ban — and measures to stop rush purchases of the weapons — six days after the anti-Muslim attacks at the houses of worship in...
Placed in category: GLOBAL CHANNEL 2

Trump wants Kraft to celebrate SB win at White House despite prostitution bust

From: NEW YORK POST - 1 hour 11 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
President Trump wants New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft to be at the White House next month when the team comes to celebrate its Super Bowl win, despite his rub-and-tug controversy, a report says. Administration officials told Politico on Wednesday that Trump has been talking to staffers about the idea — and many aides are...
Placed in category: WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

Trump wants Kraft to celebrate SB win at White House despite prostitution bust

From: N.Y. POST - 1 hour 11 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
President Trump wants New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft to be at the White House next month when the team comes to celebrate its Super Bowl win, despite his rub-and-tug controversy, a report says. Administration officials told Politico on Wednesday that Trump has been talking to staffers about the idea — and many aides are...
Placed in category: GLOBAL CHANNEL 2

Abilene Christian might not have to face Kentucky star PJ Washington

From: N.Y. POST - 1 hour 12 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — News circulated Wednesday in advance of Thursday’s NCAA Tournament Midwest Region first-round game between No. 2 seed Kentucky and Abilene Christian, a No. 15 seed playing in its first-ever Big Dance, that Kentucky’s leading scorer, PJ Washington, has been in a walking boot the last few days. For at least a brief...
Placed in category: GLOBAL CHANNEL 2

New Zealand bans semi-automatic and assault rifles after mass shooting

From: REUTERS - 1 hour 12 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday that military style semi-automatics and assault rifles will be banned under stronger new gun laws following the killing of 50 people in the country's worst mass shooting.
Placed in category: REUTERS, WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

Mount Everest: Melting glaciers expose dead bodies

From: BBC - 1 hour 12 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
The remains of mountaineers who died on the world's highest peak are being exposed as its ice melts.

New Zealand: Guns Used in Mosque Attack Banned Immediately

From: Voice of America -East Asia - 1 hour 12 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Thursday an immediate ban on the sale of assault rifles and semi-automatics in response to the Christchurch terror attack that killed 50 people. “I am announcing that New Zealand will ban all military-style semi-automatic weapons. We will also ban all assault rifles,” Ardern said, while announcing interim measures that will stop a rush of purchases before legislation on the measures takes effect. She added that high capacity magazines and devices similar to bump stocks, which make rifles fire faster, will also be banned.  “In short, every semi-automatic weapon used in the terrorist attack on Friday will be banned in this country,” she said.
Placed in category: NEWS FROM ASIA/CHINA

US-China trade: Trump says tariffs on Beijing may linger

From: The Guardian - 1 hour 13 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]

‘We have to make sure that if we do the deal, China lives by it,’ says president ahead of resumption of trade talks

Donald Trump has warned that the United States may leave tariffs on Chinese goods for a “substantial period” to ensure that Beijing complies with any trade agreement, while later emphasizing he wanted them to reach a “great” trade deal.

Trade talks are set to resume next week and Chinese officials have been pressing for a full lifting of US tariffs as part of any deal.

Continue reading...
Placed in category: WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout agrees to record 12-year contract

From: FOX NEWS - 1 hour 13 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Placed in category: GLOBAL CHANNEL 4

The absence that could make LSU vulnerable to NCAA upset

From: N.Y. POST - 1 hour 14 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — LSU arrived to the NCAA Tournament with its first SEC title in 10 years, with its highest seed in nearly four decades — and without its head coach. When No. 3 LSU (26-6) tips off against No. 14 Yale (26-6) in Thursday’s first round at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Tigers coach Will...
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The Latest: New Zealand bans all assault weapons immediately

From: CHINA POST - 1 hour 16 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The Latest on the mosque attacks in New Zealand (all times local): 3 p.m. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says New Zealand is immediately banning assault rifles, high-capacity magazines and “military style semi-automatic rifles” like the weapons used in last Friday’s attacks on two Christchurch mosques. Ardern announced the ban Thursday […]

這篇文章 The Latest: New Zealand bans all assault weapons immediately 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Mitchell scores 30, Jazz pound Knicks 137-116

From: CHINA POST - 1 hour 16 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]

NEW YORK (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 30 points, Rudy Gobert made all seven shots and added 18 points, and the Utah Jazz romped to their fifth straight lopsided victory by beating the New York Knicks 137-116 on Wednesday night. Joe Ingles made six 3-pointers and also scored 18, while Mitchell made five 3-pointers as […]

這篇文章 Mitchell scores 30, Jazz pound Knicks 137-116 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Embiid gets 37 and 22 to lead 76ers past Celtics 118-115

From: CHINA POST - 1 hour 17 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid had 37 points, 22 rebounds and a key block on Kyrie Irving with 35 seconds remaining, and Jimmy Butler scored 15 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Philadelphia 76ers over the Boston Celtics 118-115 on Wednesday night for their sixth straight victory. Tobias Harris added […]

這篇文章 Embiid gets 37 and 22 to lead 76ers past Celtics 118-115 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Status for Indians' Lindor for opening day still uncertain

From: CHINA POST - 1 hour 17 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — With a hop off his feet turning a double play and by driving a ball nearly over the fence, Indians three-time All-Star shortstop Francisco Lindor moved closer to returning from a right calf strain. Yet his status for opening day on March 28 at Minnesota remains uncertain. Batting every inning in […]

這篇文章 Status for Indians' Lindor for opening day still uncertain 最早出現於 The China Post。

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