Russell Westbrook just misses triple-double, as Thunder beats Grizzlies

The game was tied at 95-all until Doug McDermott connected on a 3-pointer, earning Westbrook his 10th assist, with 1:24 left. "I heard it", Westbrook said . George has been on a tear down the stretch and had 43 points, nine rebounds, and nine assi... More..

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86 million people in South-East Asia affected by depression
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

86 million people in South-East Asia affected by depression

With the right support and care, most people who experience depression will recover and live great lives. If untreated, depression can be debilitating and even lead to suicide, which is the second leading cause...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Steve Bannon, White House senior adviser, removed from National Security Council

The national security directive removing Bannon from the NSC explicitly authorized Powell to attend the National Security Council's Principals' and Deputies' Committee meetings. Flynn was heading the National ...More..

US jobless aid applicants fell to 234000 last week
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

US jobless aid applicants fell to 234000 last week

Claims have now been below 300,000, a threshold associated with a healthy labor market for 109 straight weeks. Economists had forecast that they would fall to 250,000, after dipping to 258,000 the prior week....More..

Favourite Dustin Johnson could miss Masters after suffering 'serious fall'
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Favourite Dustin Johnson could miss Masters after suffering 'serious fall'

That cost him four tournaments - two in the Middle East, one in California and one in Florida - in his pre-Masters schedule. It wasn't really an issue this year. "Through the years, I was fortunate to get clo...More..

Villagers
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Villagers "Shocked" to Find Man Swallowed Whole by Python

The body of an Indonesian man who went missing earlier this week was found near his own garden - inside the tummy of a twenty-three feet long snake. The family of 25-year old Akbar became anxious when he did ...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Golfing with Trump? Better leave your ego at the clubhouse

Many Republicans have opposed a carbon tax arguing it would cut jobs and hike energy costs. A key House Republican says he is making significant changes to a proposed tax on imports that is facing mounting op...More..

Uttar Pradesh Approves Rupees 36359 Crore Loan Waiver for Farmers
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Uttar Pradesh Approves Rupees 36359 Crore Loan Waiver for Farmers

In its first cabinet meeting, the Uttar Pradesh government, led by Yogi Adityanath, lived up to the promises it had made in the election campaign. Yogi Adityanath's decision is in line with the BJP's vision...More..

Two pitbull-type dogs shot dead by police after people were bitten
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Two pitbull-type dogs shot dead by police after people were bitten

She told the Manchester Evening News: "We saw two dogs that were not on leads and about four or five dogs on a lead being held by a man". They claimed the man was sobbing as he was led away in handcuffs. Po...More..

Wichita teen singing 'Hallelujah' into well in Italy will give you chills
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Wichita teen singing 'Hallelujah' into well in Italy will give you chills

The natural reverb and echo gave her soft voice an ethereal quality that seemed to surprise even Ruan. There have been countless covers of the late Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah," but nobody has been caught o...More..

Millions in Southeast at risk of high winds, tornadoes, hail
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Millions in Southeast at risk of high winds, tornadoes, hail

A warm front was moving quickly northward across the state Wednesday morning, and the air south of it will become more unstable as the day progresses. A tornado watch means that conditions are favorable for...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Trump adviser violates law with political tweet

Ryan told reporters after a closed meeting with fellow Republicans on Tuesday morning that the renewed healthcare effort was simply in the "conceptual stage right now", and did not give a timeline for having a ...More..

Democrats will work with Republicans on their own terms
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Democrats will work with Republicans on their own terms

It left numerous law's most damaging regulations in place. "Obamacare" is strengthened, and the big problems are fixed. But what they need to do next if they're going to do that is write the rules around the ...More..

'Hitler of the Philippines' orders troops to occupy South China Sea territories
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

'Hitler of the Philippines' orders troops to occupy South China Sea territories

Mr Duterte, who has branded himself the "Hitler of the Philippines" has issued the order to stake a claim on a string of vacant islands which he says belong to the country, in an escalating border crisis with C...More..

Family gathers for private send-off of astronaut John Glenn
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Family gathers for private send-off of astronaut John Glenn

He was the first American to orbit the Earth, served four consecutive terms as a US senator and was a decorated World War II and Korean War pilot. 8 at the age of 95, will be interred in Arlington National Ce...More..

Gov. Brown To Argue For Gas Tax Increases In Riverside
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Gov. Brown To Argue For Gas Tax Increases In Riverside

California gas prices have been boosted by a number of factors. It would also increase the gas tax by 12 cents a gallon and the diesel tax by 20 cents a gallon. The Sacramento vote is expected Thursday ahead of...More..

Chinese President Xi to meet Trump in Florida next week
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Chinese President Xi to meet Trump in Florida next week

Given that the United States has a massive trade deficit with China, American companies must be prepared to look at other alternatives, Trump tweeted . "He hasn't forgotten the things he said during the camp...More..

Trump condemns Syria attack but won't telegraph US response
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Trump condemns Syria attack but won't telegraph US response

U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres on Wednesday in Brussels said "war crimes are going on in Syria" and called for a "very clear investigation to remove all doubts" when asked if the regime of Syrian Pre...More..

Bannon loses security role as 'grown-ups' tighten grip
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Bannon loses security role as 'grown-ups' tighten grip

Sky News US Correspondent Cordelia Lynch said sources have suggested NSC head General HR McMaster spearheaded the removal of Mr Bannon in order to "pursue a more conventional structure" in meetings. And in anot...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Wet snow and strong winds to impact West Michigan

Snow could be heavy at times, heavy enough to start accumulating even on expressways. A significant plow-able snow will occur for interior ME with the bulk of the snow occurring over western ME with the highest...More..

Boone School District Making Cuts Due to Reduced Budget
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Boone School District Making Cuts Due to Reduced Budget

Five of the district's 14 elementary schools aren't getting full funding from the state because enrollment is below a 450-student state threshold, Hammel told the board. At least 19 districts expect they may no...More..

'Violent' tornadoes, damaging winds possible Wednesday
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

'Violent' tornadoes, damaging winds possible Wednesday

Areas from northern Florida to North Carolina will continue to see severe weather through Monday evening, AccuWeather said. Damaging wind gusts of 60+ miles per hour, large hail, even an isolated tornado are ...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Tillerson Gives North Korea the Silent Treatment

Treasury yields and dimming the dollar's allure. Korea and its nukes could provide Donald Trump with an effective way to distract the public from the ongoing scandals regarding his alleged connections - and...More..

Support surges for smoking ban in tobacco country
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Support surges for smoking ban in tobacco country

One in four men and one in 20 women worldwide smoke, although population growth has meant a rise in the number of smokers worldwide from 870 million in 1990 to 933 million in 2015. Brazil was among the leader...More..

Gottlieb Calls Opioid Epidemic 'Biggest Crisis' Facing FDA
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Gottlieb Calls Opioid Epidemic 'Biggest Crisis' Facing FDA

Senator Chris Murphy of CT said Democrats had "a level of discomfort" with Gottlieb's nomination, not just due to his private industry background but because of his prior activity as a political advisor to Repu...More..

Pepsi pulls controversial Kendall Jenner ad
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Pepsi pulls controversial Kendall Jenner ad

Pepsi said Wednesday it is pulling its controversial protest ad featuring reality star and model Kendall Jenner after facing massive backlash on social media. "Clearly we missed the mark, and we apologize". P...More..

Theron says villainous role in last
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Theron says villainous role in last "Fast and Furious" was challenge

The magnificent makeout went down in front of Dom's wife Letty (Michelle Rodriguez). If you're into the Chipmunks, here's Vin Diesel singing the classic Bill Whithers' song "Lean on Me". "A kiss can not lie, ...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Trump presses China on North Korea; another bluff could hurt him

Here are the four key issues Trump and Xi will likely be discussing. Instead, he'll stay at a nearby hotel, the Eau Palm Beach Resort and Spa, according to local media reports. "So it'll be interesting to see ...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Obama administration's Susan Rice under fire for alleged leak

Rice was offended and she said no one from the Obama Administration would dream of doing that for political reasons. "There is a troubling direction that some of this is going in", White House spokesman Sea...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Shifting of liquor Outlets: Kerala to File Plea Seeking 3 Months Time

According to state Finance and Excise Minister Prakash Pant, close to 80% liquor vends and bars have been shut in the state after the Supreme Court's order. "This process has no connection with liquor shops", h...More..

'Pink Star' diamond sells for record US$71.2m in bidding war
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

'Pink Star' diamond sells for record US$71.2m in bidding war

The Pink Star was initially sold in 2013 to a NY diamond cutter, who was acting on behalf of Ukrainian investors, for a record 68 million Swiss francs (HK$527 million). "All three bidders were vetted and have a...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Market Focus: Zooming in on Shares of Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD)

A price target is the projected price level of a financial security stated by an investment analyst. Citigroup Inc. has 1 year price target of $64.22. This showed the surprise of -50% in the last quarter earn...More..

Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. NASDAQ:CYCC Sees High Volatility in Session
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. NASDAQ:CYCC Sees High Volatility in Session

EPS growth in past 5 year was -10.40% along with. In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving bel...More..

Hillary and Bill Clinton's Nephew Tyler Clinton Signs With IMG
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Hillary and Bill Clinton's Nephew Tyler Clinton Signs With IMG

Bill and Hillary Clinton's 22-year-old nephew, Tyler Clinton, has officially signed a modeling contract with big-time modeling agency IMG. The strapping 22-year-old is the son of Roger Clinton Jr , former P...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

WikiLeaks' Assange A Winner In Ecuador Presidential Runoff

Governments leaning to the right have come to power in Argentina, Brazil, and Peru. "Congratulations Ecuador, the citizen's revolution has triumphed!" said Maduro, who was echoed by much of his Cabinet. B...More..