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Auburn advances past Charleston after controversial play

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It took another 40 hard-fought minutes to win its opening round matchup, 62-58, over the College of Charleston. The official called the foul, briefly turned his head toward the scorers table and then turned his head back to the basket where the foul occurred. Read More »

Russian granted asylum in United Kingdom is found dead in London home

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Russia's Investigative Committee also announced that it had initiated a murder investigation into Glushkov's death, The Guardian reported . Glushkov was found dead at his south London home on Monday. Though police did not treat his death as suspicious, the businessman's friends were skeptical. After his death in 2013, an inquest failed to determine whether Berezovsky, who was found hanged at his home near London, had killed himself or died from foul play. Read More »

North Korean minister's Swedish visit fuels Trump-Kim expectations

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Ivanka Trump is acting as Secretary of State, meeting with the South Korean Foreign Minister in lieu of Rex Tillerson, who president Donald Trump fired earlier this week. He declined to give further information. "To this end, we've chose to prepare for it focusing on the agenda of the denuclearization on the Korean peninsula, a permanent peace settlement including easing military tensions dramatically, and fresh and bold progress in South-North relations". Read More »

Surveillance Footage From Parkland High School Shows Police Standing Outside During Shooting

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There is no sound on the video. The video shows Peterson and a staff member in a golf cart rushing toward the building. Some 911 calls and police radio traffic audiotapes have gradually been made public. He said the names of the students were documented as they re-entered the building. After police reviewed the surveillance video, Peterson was placed on unpaid leave. Read More »

Attack on former Russian spy: A flawless attack?

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On Thursday, Ryabkov claimed that Russian Federation had never developed anything like the alleged nerve agent , identified by the British as Novichok. Mirzayanov said the use of Novichok in Britain was a "shock". Skripal, 66, and his daughter Yulia, 33, were found slumped unconscious on a bench outside a shopping center in the genteel southern English city of Salisbury on March 4. Read More »

Turkish Military Says It Has Encircled Syrian Town of Afrin

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The forces also captured "areas of critical importance" in the region as of Monday, it added. It's the terrible conclusion of complex political games played with the lives of people in the Middle East . As Turkey launched Operation Olive Branch on January 20 to remove the PKK-linked Democratic Union Party (PYD) terrorist group and its armed wing People's Protection Units (YPG) from Afrin district in northwestern Syria, official social media accounts of the terrorist groups and their ... Read More »

Lawyer: Porn star who alleges Trump affair has faced threats

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Clifford has alleged she had affair with Trump that began in 2006 and lasted several months. As seen in the below CNN video from The Lead with Jake Tapper , Avenatti spoke about additional women who have reportedly contacted the attorney with stories similar to Stormy's story, with the women alleging that they, too, have been ordered to be silent about their experiences. Read More »

United plane heading to St. Louis diverted after pet mistakenly loaded onboard

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The flight diverted to Akron to reunite the dog with its owners. United Airlines has found itself in the middle of yet another dog-related incident this week. The airline flew the animal back to the U.S.in a private plane, and the dog's owner reportedly plans to sue. Prosecutors from the Harris County District Attorney's Office in Houston announced Thursday that they were reviewing Kokito's death to see whether animal cruelty charges are warranted. Read More »

U.S. hacker, who led to WikiLeaks whistleblower Manning's arrest, dies

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It's not clear how Lamo died, but Wichita police officer Charley Davidson said there was "nothing suspicious about his death". The coroner for Sedgwick County, where Lamo lived, confirmed his death, but provided no further details. Lamo became known in the early 2000s after he was arrested and convicted of computer fraud for breaking into computers of several high-profile companies, such as New York Times , Microsoft and Yahoo in 2004. Read More »

Pakistan pulls out of WTO meet in New Delhi

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Over 40 countries have been invited to the meeting. Following this, Pakistan has stretched out for a WTO ministerial meeting which will be held in India next week. Pakistan said it has called home its envoy Sohail Mahmood for consultations after repeated incidents of "harassment" of its diplomatic staff in New Delhi . Read More »

Central Alabama Forecast: Rain Returns Friday

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In fact we may have several hours especially after sunrise where we are completely dry. Sunshine will remain abundant and the winds from the southeast won't be too gusty. Winds N 5-15 miles per hour. The freezing level is very, very low in the atmosphere right now, so any storms that develop could produce some hail! EXTENDED: With clouds holding tight on Saturday and northwesterly flow high temperatures will only rise to the low 50s with a cool evening as lows eventually drop back into ... Read More »

The legacy of Stephen Hawking

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The minister asked reporters to reach him in Delhi if they failed to find the source. For the record, while Hawking has never (at least it hasn't been documented) spoken about the Vedas and their superiority to Einstein's proven theories, he has gone on record to denounce astrology. Read More »

Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats in spy-poisoning response

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The Russian foreign ministry summoned the British ambassador, Laurie Bristow, to a meeting on Saturday morning in central Moscow at its Stalin-era headquarters during which he was informed of the retaliatory measures . On Thursday, the US joined the U.K., France and Germany in condemning the attack as "an assault on U.K. sovereignty", saying it constituted a breach of worldwide law and calling on Russian Federation to explain its role in the poisoning in Salisbury, England. Read More »

California Senate appoints first undocumented immigrant to state post

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She was born in Mexico and moved to California with her parents at age 14. Senate President de León, who is running against incumbent Dianne Feinstein for the United States Senate, announced Mateo's appointment the day after President Trump visited California to view prototypes of his proposed border wall . Read More »

Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats

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Britain's foreign ministry said it had anticipated Russia's response and the National Security Council would meet early next week to consider next steps. London's Metropolitan Police said on Friday they believed the former associate of Berezovsky, Nikolai Glushkov, had been strangled to death and counter-terrorism officers would continue to lead the investigation. Read More »

US, France, Germany join United Kingdom over spy poisoning row

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UK-Russia relations have plunged to Cold War-era levels of iciness since the poisoning. May also said 23 Russian diplomats must leave Britain and that the government is halting high-level talks. "We hope that the global community will cooperate in order to avoid such further events", the ministry said. Russian Federation will expel British diplomats in a worsening global standoff over a nerve agent attack on an ex-spy - but still isn't saying when or how many. Read More »

Shinwari, Afridi secure Karachi Kings playoff spot

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Multan Sultans, who were on top of the league standings at the halfway mark, along with Lahore Qalandar are out. Afridi's heroics, however, went in vain as Peshawar won their must-win encounter by 44 runs to help them remain in contention for a spot in the play-offs. Read More »

North Korea's top diplomat due in Sweden for talks

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The two leaders further expressed cautious optimism over the recent developments regarding the talks with North Korea to persuade the latter to adopt the process to abandon nuclear weapons. "We are hoping that if we can use our role and also our contacts, then we will put them to the best use". Ri's delegation included Choe Kang Il, deputy director general of the foreign ministry's North America section. Read More »

Skripal's daughter brought the poison

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May's office said in a statement that the two leaders spoke about the attempted murder of former spy Sergei Skripal, 66, and his 33-year-old daughter, Yulia. Mentioning Putin in the context of Sergei Skripal's poisoning "is nothing but shocking and unforgiveable behaviour from the point of view of diplomacy", Peskov said. Read More »

Russian Federation hits back by throwing out 23 British diplomats

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Britain's top diplomat on Friday accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of ordering the nerve-agent attack that left Sergei Skripal and his daughter fighting for their lives. In a radio show this morning, the Conservative chair of the foreign affairs, Tom Tugendhat said, "It's hardly surprising that they've made a decision to retaliate by expelling 23 people". Read More »

Romanian Man Who Was Declared Dead Is Very Much Alive

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He told the wire service that he had chose to cut off communication after he discovered his wife's infidelity, years after he first left for Turkey in 1992 to work as a cook. The court, however, told him that he was too late, and he would have to remain officially deceased. Despite him being definitively alive, the statute of limitations to appeal his death certificate has expired and as such, Mr Reliu is unable to overturn the decision to declare him dead. Read More »

Matt Damon Moving To Australia To Get Away From Donald Trump

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According to a new report, the A-list actor is moving his family to Australia to get away from the politician. Damon took the fam to Australia last April, when they hung out with the Hemsworth clan and endured a medical emergency after Damon's daughter Stella was stung by a jellyfish. Read More »