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Germany: Social Democrats approve coalition deal


In the end, nearly two-thirds of the valid votes cast by the party's 464,000 members favored a coalition deal with Merkel's Christian Democrats and their Bavarian sister party. If the nearly half a million members of its members vote "no" for a coalition agreement, it would mean more uncertainty in the country five months after elections. Read More »

Saudi crown prince lands in Egypt on first public trip

The visit also comes three weeks ahead of an election where general-turned-president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi seeks a second term and as Egyptian forces fight to crush Islamic State militants in the Sinai Peninsula. The crown prince is scheduled to visit Britain and the United States later in March. Since he became crown prince a year ago, Bin Salman has launched a massive anti-corruption campaign. Read More »

Texas' Bamba (toe) out vs. West Virginia


Four different Longhorns scored in double figures, with Coleman and Kerwin Roach leading the way at 22 points apiece. Texas (18-13, 8-10 Big 12) has struggled to gain traction or play with consistency in Smart's third season. Konate leads in rebounds with 7.9 while Carter tops in assists with 6.5 per game. Texas stayed in the game with Roach's 13 first-half points, by outshooting the Mountaineers 60.9 percent to 48.6 percent and canning seven of its 12 3-point shots over the first 20 ... Read More »

Bahrain arrests 116 'terrorists' with links to Iran


He affirmed that the security agencies will continue the procedures to apprehend outlaws, dismantle terrorist cells, address the Interpol to expedite the arrest of runaway terrorist groups leaders who were in charge of recruitment, harbouring and training terrorist elements supplying them with funds, weapons and equipment in their devilish plots to target innocents and commit acts of killing, sabotage and destruction. Read More »

Iran's defense program none of France's concern: Velayati


In an early March report, Reuters reported that European powers and Iran have started talks over Tehran's role in the Middle East and will meet again this month in Italy as part of efforts to prove to US President Donald Trump that they are meeting his concerns over the 2015 nuclear deal. Read More »

Italy to vote in general elections after divisive campaign


Europe's 751 MEPs would then vote for Mr Tajani's successor in an open ballot, "which would likely take place after he had formed a government in Italy sometime between April and June". Berlusconi isn't just being challenged by the public however, as his plans face opposition from his ambitious coalition partner, League leader Matteo Salvini, whose anti-immigration and euro-sceptic rhetoric has fired up the campaign. Read More »

Terrorist killed after attack on joint motor vehicle patrolling party in J&K


Giving details army spokesman said "a joint Mobile Vehicle Check Post near Pohan ( Shopian ) was sacked upon by terrorists at 2000 hrs from a vehicle". A firing incident took place near an Army camp in the Pahnoo area of Shopian this evening, a police official said. Meanwhile, security forces have intensified searches in the area to nab the terrorists who fled the scene. Read More »

UP bypolls: BSP to extend its support to SP


Gorakhpur and Phulpur, the two Lok Sabha seats, were vacated previous year when Yogi Adityanath and Keshav Prasad Maurya took oath as Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister respectively of the state. It is yet to be seen, however, if the candidates' list will be revised after the announcement of a pre-poll alliance between SP and BSP. Phulpur was once the bastion of the Congress and represented by India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru. Read More »

Athletics legend Roger Bannister has died aged 88 - British media


The famous photograph of the young Sir Roger Bannister crossing the finish line to secure his record is a million miles away from the conditions in which modern records are set. His rivalry with Australian John Landy was legendary, with Landy being one of his main competitors at the time as they tried to break the four-minute mile. Read More »

Mysuru: Rogue elephant tramples Nagarahole Tiger Reserve director to death


Manikantan, who was accompanied by a few staff, was walking to take Global Positioning System reading when a lone tusker attacked the group from behind. But it was just a matter of few seconds, said RFO Muthuraj. He said on seeing the elephant advancing, the staff alerted Manikandan, who was not in uniform, but was wearing a light-coloured shirt. Read More »

Yogi Adityanath claims to win elections in Karnataka, Kerala, and other states

It's to tap this following that Adityanath had strategically launched his poll campaign in Tripura with a visit to Gorakhnath temple at Padmapur on the outskirts of Dharmanagar where he had performed a puja on February 12. "The people of north eastern states have given a befitting reply to parties, who used them as vote bank and did nothing for them". Electoral management of Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah also paid rich dividends, said Adityanath who was was one of the "star ... Read More »

Chennai: At Jayalalithaa's memorial, policeman on duty shoots self dead


Meanwhile, the police is ascertaining the reason behind his suicide. Following the incident, Police Commissioner AK Viswananthan has also visited the spot. Arunraj reportedly joined the state police in 2013. The incident took place around 4:55 am in the morning, when he killed himself using his 303 bolt-action rifle. Read More »

It's very important Firmino extends his stay with us, says Klopp


We can not do that any more, it makes us a little bit more unpredictable with us on the pitch". "It was really good, that's why Phil is the player he is, but now we play differently and not only because he is out". "It is not like we bring out key players and say, "try to find your luck elsewhere", Klopp added. But they all have contracts. "Our job is to create something that everyone wants to be part of". Read More »

US Approves Sale of Lethal Aid to Ukraine


According to the report , the proposed sale of this equipment and support will not alter the basic military balance in the region. Officials in Ukraine and the United States had indicated that they were expecting the approval from the State Department. Read More »

Police, protesters clash in Kiev; 50 detained


The clash occurred when police arrived for an investigation related to a conflict Tuesday in which 15 police were hurt, Kryshchenko said . The demonstrators burned tires as police searched their camp, where grenades and smoke shells were found. Read More »

ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018, Big chance for Afganistan


Hosts Zimbabwe have the advantage of playing before their fans and in their conditions, something which matters a lot in this game, and coach Heath Streak and his men have been telling the nation that, despite the challenges they faced on their tour of the UAE where they crashed to a 1-4 series defeat at the hands of the Afghanistan , they can rise to the occasion and qualify for the World Cup. Read More »

Florida teacher hosts white nationalist podcast, HuffPost reports


In a number of her podcasts, she defended racial discrimination and promoted Islamophobia. "Volitich explained that when parents complained to the school's principal about how she injects white nationalist ideologies into the classroom, she lied to the principal and denied the claim", Huffpost reports. Read More »

Man apparently shoots himself near White House, Secret Service says


The Secret Service said he had "allegedly suffered a self inflicted gunshot wound". Post the incident, the White House went on a lockdown while US President Donald Trump was away on a visit to Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. Most recently, on February 23, a vehicle drove into a security barrier outside the building. The District of Columbia Police Department said in a tweet that an "adult male has been declared deceased". Read More »

Celtics fall short down the stretch in Houston


And they would finish the game with 73 three-point attempts. The Rockets used a late surge in the final four minutes to beat the Boston Celtics 123-120 for their 15th consecutive win, the team's longest run since the 1993-94 season. Houston then held on in the final minute, hitting 6-of-8 free throws in the last 15 seconds. But Morris scored five straight points after that to push Boston's lead to 108-102 and prompt D'Antoni to call a timeout with about 6 1/2 minutes left. Read More »

Utah Lawmakers Are Not Good Rappers


Utah's "Fresh Prints Of Bills Here" coincidentally comes at a time when the classic sitcom Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is being considered for a reboot. The video features 20 overeager lawmakers, most of whom are Republicans, and one Make America Great Again baseball cap. Twitter users were quick to react to the rap, titled "Fresh Prints of Bills Here". Read More »

Trevon Bluiett drops 23 as Xavier beats Providence - Recap, Box score


Xavier can win the title outright with a victory at DePaul Saturday. The Musketeers built their lead to as many as 12 at 22-10, but a 13-5 run from the Blue Demons, punctuated by a rim shaking alley-oop in transition from Cyrus to Tre'Darius McCallum , put DePaul back in the game at 25-23 with 3:28 to go in the first half. Read More »

Lowe's Companies (LOW) Releases Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.13 EPS

The stock decreased 0.24% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $73.52. About 8.55M shares traded. Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) has risen 12.48% since March 3, 2017 and is uptrending. Sanford C. Bernstein upgraded Lowe's Companies from an "underperform" rating to an "outperform" rating in a research note on Monday, January 22nd. Jones Companies Lllp holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Lowe's Companies, Inc. Read More »

Brown, Lady Bears roll in Big 12 quarterfinal


We have not played the greatest basketball in the past couple of games. "Morris has been playing with Kristy all year, and her minutes will extend because we don't have Kristy". Kansas State's Dean Wade has been a standout player for the Wildcats for most of the season and has a good chance to be the first Wildcat to be named to the All-Big 12 First Team since 2013. Read More »

BJP drubs Left in Tripura, gets 'invite' to join Govt in Nagaland


Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party ended 25 years of uninterrupted communist party rule in a northeastern state and consolidated its position in two other states in key provincial elections. If that happens, he said, the party must celebrate as vigorously as it had done when it won a massive victory in Uttar Pradesh previous year. Modi also focussed on Karnataka during his speech for some time as well as setting the tone for the cadres by repeatedly referred to ... Read More »

Driver in Israel shot after hitting policeman, two others


Unconfirmed reports in Hebrew media stated that the driver was a 51 year-old man from the town of Shfaram. Police would not immediately confirm that this was the motive. It was not immediately clear when the 51-year-old victim was hit by the auto. A soldier at the scene shot the terrorist to neutralize him. Video footage from outside the train station, filmed by a bystander with his smartphone, showed the driver hopping the curb and driving onto a patch of grass as he hit two other servicemen. Read More »

Trump Threatens To Apply Tax On Imports Of Cars From European Union

Trump said other countries had taken advantage of the USA for years because of its "very stupid" trade deals. As well as widespread condemnation from auto makers, who have pointed out that the manufacturer their most successful models in the USA already, employing hundreds of thousands of Americans directly and indirectly, Trump's comments have brought a mixed reaction from his political allies and opponents. Read More »

India, Vietnam agress to work for open, prosperous Indo-Pacific region


Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang highlighted the formation of new security and development space linking Indian Ocean, Asia and the Pacific with closer economic, political and cultural connectivity during a dialogue in New Delhi on March 4 morning with almost 300 Indian politicians, professors, researchers, scholars and students. Read More »

Mechanic at dealership finds body of woman in trunk of auto


Investigators report no signs of foul play, but they await further results from a medical examiner's autopsy to determine the cause of French's death. Maine State Police say the discovery was made when a mechanic unlocked the trunk on Friday. On Friday the Major Crimes Unit, along with town police, was at work at the scene in Pittsfield. Read More »

Cooling Off In Las Vegas


Should Fiji win their Pool, they will face the second runner-up in Pool D, which includes South Africa, England, Canada and Wales . Fiji, coming off a victory in the fourth leg of the series in Hamilton, New Zealand, lit up the scoreboard with a 38-0 victory over Russian Federation and a 33-5 triumph over France to top pool A. Read More »

N. Korea rejects preconditions for talks with US


The damages that would come from war with North Korea would be " worth it " over the long term, according to Sen. Yonhap reported Saturday that Han Tae-song said in a Geneva conference last Tuesday that the North's nuclear weapons are a means of protecting its sovereignty and national security against the "harsh hostile policy and nuclear threat of the U.S". Read More »

First lady Melania to attend Gridiron dinner with Trump


Any sort of anger and frustration Trump might have felt over this past week, whether over Sessions' decision to leave an investigation into alleged surveillance abuses to the Justice Department's watchdog, a report that at least four nations sought to exploit Kushner, or the resignation of one of his closest aides, Hope Hicks, Trump didn't show it. Read More »

Channing Capital Management LLC Has $15.51 Million Stake in Symantec Co. (SYMC)

Act Ii Management Lp who had been investing in Echostar Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $5.47B market cap company. The stock traded within a range of $26.27 and $26.92. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, August 27 by Evercore. Symantec Corporation's average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate was 71.7 percent during the past 12 months. Read More »

#Iamstillalive: Children in Syria's Ghouta use social media to highlight woes


A doctor who treated the patients following an air strike Sunday on the village of Al-Shifuniyah in Eastern Ghouta said he believed it was "probably a chlorine gas attack". The British draft calls for immediate humanitarian access to the Eastern Ghouta and instructs war crimes investigators from the UN-backed Commission of Inquiry for Syria to conduct an investigation into alleged atrocities in the area. Read More »

Banco Santander (SAN) Cut to "Sell" at Zacks Investment Research

Traders may also use the reading to identify overbought/oversold conditions. When analyzing volume, determine the strength or weakness of a move. For every buyer, there needs to be someone who sold them the shares they bought, just as there must be a buyer in order for a seller to get rid of his or her shares. Read More »