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Lakers waive Brewer, lose Hart to hand injury

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In case you didn't know. . Brewer will likely be used as a backup for Paul George and Carmelo Anthony, but may also be relied upon to help fill the void left when Andre Roberson went down with a season ending injury. Brewer averaged 3.7 points in 12.9 minutes over 54 games with the Lakers this season , shooting 45 percent from the field and 18 percent from 3. Read More »

NC Crime Lab holds 15150 untested rape kits, AG's Office reports

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The inventory was mandated as part of the 2017 state budget, passed by the General Assembly past year. VICTIM ADVOCATES: HUGE STEP FORWARDA sexual assault kit can include one or all of the following: a victim's hair, under garments, blood sample, cheek scraping, rectal and vaginal swabs. Read More »

Fighting in Syria's Ghouta continues

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According to United Nations officials, to date hundreds of thousands of people have been killed in the conflict . "And today it looks like they haven't even respected the full five hours". Government forces open their latest military campaign against Eastern Ghouta with a volley of more than 260 rockets and intense air raids. The firing comes to thwart the evacuation of civilians, said the TV. Read More »

Trump administration faces setback on DACA

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For those unfamiliar with DACA, the program offers protections for immigrants who came to the US illegally as children. Lower courts blocked the president's plan to scrap Daca by 5 March. On Feb. 26, the court declined to hear and rule on whether the administration has the right to shut down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA program. Read More »

Top cop in Australia quits over racist posts

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Victoria's Acting Premier James Merlino said the fact Mr Guerin was stood down and later quit, demonstrated Victoria Police would not stand for such inappropriate behaviour. The latest IBAC investigation comes after Guerin posted derogatory comments a year ago about former police officers in a Facebook group called "The Community Advocacy Alliance" run by a former Victorian police commissioner. Read More »

Kevin Smith: I almost died of massive heart attack

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Two days ago saw Kevin Smith suffer a near fatal and massive heart attack . Smith explained that after he laid down and it became hard to breath, he knew it was time to call the doctors, but never thought he was having a heart attack even though his father died of a massive heart attack at 67. Read More »

Scott Orders Probe of BSO's Parkland Response as Sheriff Refuses Blame

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When the second group of officers showed, they were surprised to learn that the four deputies had not yet entered the school building after the shooting. In a letter sent to committee members, Metz said the objective is to "identify policy changes and resources required in order to ensure that such an event will never happen again". Read More »

Lions using franchise tag on Ziggy Ansah

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With Ansah poised to hit the free-agent market next month, the Lions slapped the franchise tag on a player the club selected with the fifth overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft . Any team looking for pass rushing help this offseason can cross Ezekiel Ansah off their wishlist. Ansah could have drawn interest from the 49ers, who are in need of a pass rusher. Read More »

Judge: Remove Charlottesville Confederate statue tarpaulins

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A judge ruled on Tuesday that the tarps needed to be taken down within 15 days of the court-issued order. But as Matthew Haag of the New York Times reports , a judge has now ordered the city to take down the tarps, arguing that their presence interferes with the public's right to view the statues. Read More »

Top US policy expert on North Korea announces retirement

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Yun, a former USA ambassador to Malaysia, has been the state department's point-man for its limited contact with the North Korean government through a back channel at the nation's diplomatic mission to the United Nations in NY. "It's regrettable that Yun is leaving at this critical moment". Speculation has mounted over the possibility of U.S. Speaking with United States network CBS News after announcing his retirement, Mr Yun said: "It is really my decision". Read More »

Jitan Ram Manhi leaves NDA, to join grand alliance with RJD, Congress

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Meanwhile, Bhola Yadav, a close confidant of RJD supremo Lalu Prasad and a party general secretary, told reporters outside the Vidhan Sabha, "Manjhi joining the Grand Alliance is just the beginning". Addressing the media on this political development in the state of Bihar, RJD's Tejashwi Yadav said, "he has been an old friend to my parents, we welcome him". Read More »

Barbra Streisand Cloned Her Favorite Dog

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Before her beloved dog Samantha - a Coton du Tulear breed - passed away in 2017, Barbra had cells taken from her mouth and stomach which has enabled her to use a cloning service. Diane Von Furstenberg and her husband, Barry Diller, cloned their Jack Russell terrier, Shannon, two years ago, and several non-famous people have dived into the genetics pool - and their savings accounts - to clone their pets. Read More »

PSAC union members rally in Moncton over Phoenix pay system

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Thousands of employees across Canada have had issues with their pay as a result of Phoenix, and the system is still considerably backlogged as the pay centre employees work to process hundreds of thousands of transactions. At the same time, however, she defended the decision to launch the pay system, blaming her Conservative predecessors for leaving the Liberals no choice but to bring Phoenix online because the government's previous system had been "decommissioned" and its compensation ... Read More »

Slovak minister quits over journalist murder case

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The march was the first of several planned to honour Kuciak and protest against graft. Mr. Kuciak's published article did not suggest that she had any knowledge of or involvement with the 'Ndrangheta. However, he warned newspapers against linking "innocent people" to a double slaying "without any evidence". "It's crossing the line". Press speculation about the motive for the mysterious murders has been rife in Slovakia. Read More »

Tennessee Vols roll to 76-54 win over Mississippi State

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The Volunteers moved into a first-place tie with Auburn, which lost to Arkansas on Tuesday. Defensively, Mississippi State yields 67.1 points per game against the opposing teams. The idea of Tennessee coming back from an 0-2 start in league play to win the conference seemed far-fetched as recently as the beginning of last week. Read More »

BJP suspends Bihar leader for allegedly mowing down 9 school children

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Police officials said that FIR against the political leader was registered on the basis of a complaint by the grandfather of five children who had died in the incident. However, he did not confirm of the BJP leader was on the wheels on the SUV and in inebriated condition. Talking to reporters outside the Assembly, the leader of opposition Tejashwi Yadav said, "Whatever we have been saying about the Muzaffarpur incident is turning out to be true". Read More »

WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX), Exelixis, Inc. (EXEL)

About 7.87 million shares traded or 30.35% up from the average. WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) has risen 29.74% since March 1, 2017 and is uptrending. As traders, we are more interested to take part in strong moves and don't join moves that show weakness - or we may even watch for an entry in the opposite direction of a weak move. Read More »

South Korea Encourages US-North Korea Talks As Time Runs Short

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The North's state-run news agency ran a story Sunday quoting a "spokesman for the Korea Asia-Pacific Peace Committee" as saying that Pence insulted Kim's sister with his hard-line rhetoric after returning to the USA and "we will never have face-to-face talks with them even after 100 years or 200 years". Read More »

Quebec woman pleads guilty in Australian cocaine smuggling case

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Roberge and two associates, Andre Tamine (64) and porn star Isabelle Lagace (28), spent seven weeks cruising around the world together on the 900-foot Sea Princess , painstakingly recording their journey on Instagram . Legace is believed to be a former porn star. The pair changed their pleas to guilty after the reckless ruse sentenced the 29-year-old adult actress to four and a half years in prison. Read More »

Man killed while filming Facebook Live video

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He is expected to be charged for Robinson's death. On Monday, police found Prentis Robinson dead after being shot several times. Prentis Robinson rarely went a day without using Facebook Live - his go-to way of broadcasting his music and his musings. Read More »

To 5 is getting a reboot/sequel

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Rashida Jones is on the wishlist to write the new movie, with Pat Resnick also involved. The film will be produced by 21 Laps' Shawn Levy, Resnick and Jonathan Baruch of StoryBy Entertainment. Parton, Fonda, and Tomlin have been eager to reunite on the screen for several years with the country singer hoping to appear on the actresses' Netflix show Grace and Frankie . Read More »

How Risky is Your Stock?: Petroleo Brasileiro SA - Petrobras (PBR)

Since January 1, 2018, it had 2 insider buys, and 0 sales for $40,356 activity. Recently, investment analysts covering the stock have updated the mean rating to 2. Among new and sold out positions, 65 holders initiated new positions by a total of 34.51 million shares and 33 holders exited their positions by a total of 7.24 million shares. Read More »

Illinois House OKs State Gun-Dealer Licensing

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Democratic House representatives Natalie Phelps-Finnie, D-Shawneetown, and Jerry Costello II, D-Smithton, both voted against the Gun Dealer Licensing Act, as well as the follow-up bill that addresses the issues regarding fees, video monitoring requirements that the Gun Dealer Licensing Act mentions. Read More »

Colts QB Luck to return April 2

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I was proud of how hard they played and how hard they fought". Ballard admitted that finding a pass rusher in the draft is one of several areas that are crucial. He adds some youth to the staff, but not much experience after spending three years coaching at the collegiate level. That was the Luck update from Frank Reich and Chris Ballard , speaking Wednesday at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis . Read More »

Most Active Stock: Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG)

Earnings-per-share growth gives a good picture of the rate at which a company has grown its profitability per unit of equity. The stock traded with the average Volume of 5.21 Million at the end of last session. Rockefeller Financial Services Inc. now owns 2,652,046 shares of the oil and gas exploration company's stock worth $111,466,000 after buying an additional 477,072 shares during the period. Read More »

South African President Ramaphosa declares new cabinet

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During his previous time as finance minister, Nene was keen to rein in spending. Along with Zuma , Mabuza was also accused of involving in corruption scandals but he had rejected all the allegations. This is the clearest indication yet that confidence in, and expectation of South Africa's new administration is high, and that President Ramaphosa's agenda of economic regeneration is already at work. Read More »

Militant killed in Jammu and Kashmir encounter

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According to reports, the security forces were tipped about the militant's presence in Banipora's Hajin village post midnight. He said the search operation turned into an encounter after terrorists opened fire towards security forces. On Monday, one terrorist was found dead in Hajin area after he was reportedly injured during a gunfight with forces on same day. Hajin, 32 kms from Srinagar , was once known as the epicentre of pro-government militia - Ikhwan - who broke the back of militancy ... Read More »

Brookmont Capital Management Sells 864 Shares of Stryker Co. (SYK)

Baird to "Neutral". Atlantic Securities upgraded the stock to "Overweight" rating in Tuesday, November 28 report. (TSE:HSE) rating on Tuesday, June 28. Another trade for 1,306 shares valued at $214,730 was sold by Berry William E Jr. Investors sentiment increased to 0.87 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.02, from 0.85 in 2017Q2. Read More »

Dead last Phoenix part ways with coach

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The Phoenix said in a statement. Kalezic was unable to reverse the fortunes of a team who have reached the playoffs four times in their 10-year history but never made it to a grand final. "Darije wishes the best for the Club and fans in the seasons to come". Wellington are bottom of the A-League ladder after winning just four of 21 matches this season under the Swiss-Bosnian, who was appointed in June past year. Read More »

Favourable draw for hosts India at Hockey World Cup

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Two matches will be played every day at 5pm and 7pm Indian Standard Time. India beat Belgium in their most recent outing at the World League Final in Bhubaneswar in the quarterfinals in December, although it came after the plucky visitors forced a shootout. Read More »

Alfred Keter loses his parliamentary seat

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The Nandi Hills legislator has been in a troubled relationship with his party leading to him being removed as chairman of the Labour and Social Welfare committee. Kitur later moved to the court seeking to have the election results nullified on account of massive irregularities. According to the declaration by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, Keter was the victor with 28,923 votes vis a vis Mr Kitur's 13,872. Read More »