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World Media Proteas tear through India's top order
Author: 0 Proteas tear through India's top order

He didn't have to wonder for long. Benkenstein praised "the class and genius of AB de Villiers and the tenacity of the captain". Just as the Proteas had recovered from losing three wickets in nearly no time at all, De Villiers was clean bowled by debutant Jasprit Bumrah for 65, which came off 84 balls and included 11 boundaries.

World Media Trump administration requests $18 billion for border wall
Author: 0 Trump administration requests $18 billion for border wall

According to the New York Times , the wall funding is part of a $33 billion list of demands released by the Department of Homeland Security on Friday that also includes 10,000 new immigration officers, 10 years of border security improvements, and policy changes affecting immigration.

World Media Virginia court rejects Democrat's bid in tied state House race
Author: 0 Virginia court rejects Democrat's bid in tied state House race

Del. Yancey did not attend the drawing. David Yancey is expected to file for a second recount in the 94th District if Democrat Shelly Simonds' name is drawn. One ballot came in question over a confusing mark, causing the race to draw comparisons to Florida's hanging chad fiasco in the 2000 presidential election .

Author: 0 United States astronaut John Young dies aged 87

Young, a former Navy pilot, was part of the second group of astronauts the space agency hired, brought aboard in 1962 to add to the original Mercury Seven who'd been selected three years earlier. In an interview with the Houston Chronicle in 2004, Young recalled: "One-sixth gravity on the surface of the moon is just delightful". In March 1965, he made his first flight as an astronaut, joining Gus Grissom on Gemini 3, the first manned flight of that program.

World Media Breitbart editor fires back at Trump over Bannon attack: 'Outrageous'
Author: 0 Breitbart editor fires back at Trump over Bannon attack: 'Outrageous'

This comes as a huge blow to Bannon, who has said publicly that, if he were ever to run for president, he would rely on the financial support of the Mercer family. Rivals also took aim at Mr Bannon. It's not clear when Mercer and Bannon last spoke, multiple people told BuzzFeed News. In the tweet, Bush referenced a National Review article where Bannon was heavily criticized for extending his support toward former Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore and picking fights with lawmakers.

World Media Elina Svitolina Wins First WTA Title of 2018 in Brisbane
Author: 0 Elina Svitolina Wins First WTA Title of 2018 in Brisbane

Sevastova would immediately answer as from 30-all Sasnovich double-faulted and a backhand error put the set back on serve at 4-3. The Latvian was leading the tournament for points won on return (55.1%) and posted tournament-best numbers for break points saved (89.5%) and service games won (91.7%) but it didn't help her enough to reach the fifth career WTA final.

World Media Three Powerball tickets sold in SE Louisiana worth tens of thousands
Author: 0 Three Powerball tickets sold in SE Louisiana worth tens of thousands

Lottery players will be able to test their luck even before the next Powerball game, though. The $550 million prize ranks as the sixth-largest all-time in Powerball jackpots. The Mega Millions lottery is offered in 44 U.S. states, Washington, D.C. and the U.S. Virgin Islands. In early 2016, Melbourne Beach's David Kaltschmidt, 55, and his wife, Maureen Smith, 70, claimed a share of the record-breaking $1.58 billion jackpot, accepting a lump-sum option of $327,835,077 before taxes.

World Media Man charged with terrorism for stopping of Amtrak train
Author: 0 Man charged with terrorism for stopping of Amtrak train

District Court in Lincoln show 26-year-old Taylor Wilson, of St. Charles, Missouri, is charged with terrorism attacks and other violence against railroad carriers and mass transportation systems. Passengers sat in darkness for more than an hour after the train suddenly stopped, according to passenger Bobbie Garris. Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent Monte Czaplewski noted in the affidavit, "The described documents are often possessed and utilized by individuals and groups ...

World Media Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots soar to a combined $1 billion
Author: 0 Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots soar to a combined $1 billion

Both the Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots increased after no winners were drawn earlier this week. That much money at once? Players now buy a ticket for $2, $3 if they add Power Play. Those unclaimed prizes range from $31 million for a ticket purchased in Queens, New York in August of 2006, to $77 million for a winning ticket purchased in Georgia in June 2011.

World Media Fodder scam: Lalu seeks leniency, sentencing on Saturday
Author: 0 Fodder scam: Lalu seeks leniency, sentencing on Saturday

According to the report, in his application, Lalu said that the Birsa Munda jail did not have clean drinking water and this may affect his kidneys. He added that jail did not have any super medical facilities. "If you feel cold, then play harmonia or tabla to beat the cold". The 69-year-old RJD leader is lodged in the central jail since his conviction on December 23.

World Media Roy Moore accuser loses everything in house fire under investigation for arson
Author: 0 Roy Moore accuser loses everything in house fire under investigation for arson

No charges or warrants had been filed as of late Friday afternoon. Alabama arson investigators are trying to figure out the cause of a fire at the house of Roy Moore accuser Tina Johnson this week. Johnson is among several women who came forward in November with stories of questionable behavior or alleged sexual misconduct by Moore , the failed Republican candidate for the Senate in Alabama.

World Media Republicans Push for Criminal Investigation Into Dossier Author
Author: 0 Republicans Push for Criminal Investigation Into Dossier Author

The Judiciary Committee is conducting one of the three congressional investigations into Russian interference, and the controversial dossier has come under scrutiny. It was not immediately clear from the referral what Steele allegedly lied to investigators about. "But, as I would with any credible evidence of a crime unearthed in the course of our investigations, I feel obliged to pass that information along to the Justice Department for appropriate review".

World Media China to ban steel exports to N Korea, cap crude oil exports
Author: 0 China to ban steel exports to N Korea, cap crude oil exports

According to the newspaper, which quotes Asia-Pacific shipping records, at least several vessels are owned by Chinese companies, but are registered in third countries like Panama, Togo, the Marshall Islands, and Sierra Leone. But instead of going to Taiwan it transferred the oil to a North Korean ship and three other vessels in worldwide waters on 19 October, South Korean officials were quoted as saying.

World Media Sanford Kmart to close in April
Author: 0 Sanford Kmart to close in April

That means there will only be one store left in the state of Arkansas in Russellville. Closeout sales at the affected locations will begin next week, the company said in a press release, and all 103 locations will be shuttered by May. No Sears stores in MI are included in the latest round of shutdowns, which will take place between early March and April. The company has been testing out smaller-format stores and shop-in-shop formats recently: "Innovative smaller-format stores continue to ...

World Media Failed North Korean missile crash landed in populated area
Author: 0 Failed North Korean missile crash landed in populated area

A North Korean ballistic missile failed during a test launch, crashing and exploded in a town and causing damage to buildings and unknown casualties, missile experts have claimed. Apart from Hwasong-12, North Korea also developed intercontinental ballistic missile Hwasong-14 and the Hwasong-15 past year. This photo shows a test launch of the ground-to-ground medium long-range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12 at an undisclosed location, May 14, 2017.

World Media U.S. places Pakistan on watch list for violations of religious freedom
Author: 0 U.S. places Pakistan on watch list for violations of religious freedom

The list has been released each year since 1998 under the International Religious Freedom Act. The Trump administration accused Pakistan of severe violations of religious freedom Thursday in a further sign of deteriorating relations. A bipartisan group of six senators, including Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR), asked Tillerson in October to make Pakistan a CPC, citing systematic religious oppression.

World Media Probe starts into report on breach of Aadhaar database
Author: 0 Probe starts into report on breach of Aadhaar database

The Tribune said: "UIDAI has admitted that a facility on their website has been "misused". However, UIDAI has denied any such report saying that the information of Aadhaar cardholders can not be breached. According to the government, this will include a huge number of citizens in the digital economy, allowing them direct access to social programs in the country, where 84% of the benefits are lost due to intermediaries.

Author: 0 USA suspends security assistance with Pakistan over Taliban attacks

Nauert said the latest measure would also suspend other security assistance, but did not specify what that covered, saying it was administered by the Defense Department. Ayaz Sadiq said the most important point of the meeting was that all parliamentary parties had shown national spirit by voicing unity over national security and nobody did politics over the issue.

World Media Over 200 flights canceled in Chicago due to East Coast winter storm
Author: 0 Over 200 flights canceled in Chicago due to East Coast winter storm

According to FlightAware.com, the majority of the flight cancellations were at airports in New Jersey, Boston and NY, with more than 90 percent of flights at New York's La Guardia Airport being canceled. The first major snow storm of 2018 is here, with the so-called Snow Bomb Cyclone delivering over a foot of snow in some parts of the Northeast. Meteorologists call this type of storm system a "weather bomb".

World Media Harsh east coast weather leads to cancelled flights at Buffalo airport
Author: 0 Harsh east coast weather leads to cancelled flights at Buffalo airport

More than 90 percent of flights at New York's La Guardia Airport were canceled, the airport said on Twitter . As of Thursday morning, about 20 flights to and from Minneapolis-St. Travelers should contact their airlines to learn about flight disruptions. At the Halifax airport, Linda Coleman hopes her delayed flight with Porter Airlines won't be cancelled like dozens of others on the departures board.

World Media Blast hits police in Kabul, dozens of casualties
Author: 0 Blast hits police in Kabul, dozens of casualties

In a statement Thursday, President Ashraf Ghani called the attack "inhumane" and against the tenets of Islam. The movement, which first appeared in eastern Afghanistan in 2015, has extended its reach steadily although many security officials question its ability to conduct complex attacks and believe it has help from criminals or other militant groups.

World Media Jewish attorney for Roy Moore's son said he voted for Doug Jones
Author: 0 Jewish attorney for Roy Moore's son said he voted for Doug Jones

Just after the allegations emerged, Moore told Fox News host Sean Hannity that he had never met Corfman. In a lawsuit filed Thursday, Corfman requested a declaratory judgement of defamation, a public apology from Moore, and a court-enforced ban that would prevent him or the campaign from attacking her in the future.

World Media Hillary Email Deleter Got Immunity After Lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation
Author: 0 Hillary Email Deleter Got Immunity After Lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation

An ally of U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions described the probe as a way of gathering new information about the infamous handling of classified documents by Clinton and her aides . During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump fervently advocated for further investigation into Clinton's emails. Federal investigators determined in summer 2016 that, while the use of the server was careless, the former top diplomat didn't knowingly break any laws.

World Media Hot air balloon crash kills tourist in Luxor, Egypt
Author: 0 Hot air balloon crash kills tourist in Luxor, Egypt

According to Egyptian local news outlet Ahram Online , the dead tourist was a USA citizen. Officials said the pilot lost control after strong winds forced the balloon off course around 45 minutes into the flight. This was exacerbated by the 2015 Russian plane crash, which killed all 224 passengers and crew on board, majority Russian tourists. Balloon flights were grounded for two months after that accident.

World Media Indian man with wife beside, gropes USA woman, arrested
Author: 0 Indian man with wife beside, gropes USA woman, arrested

He also said he unzipped her trousers and tried to digitally penetrate her but failed, according to the complaint. According to the criminal complaint, Ramamoorthy was "vigorously moving" his hand near the victim's vagina. District Court in Detroit for an arraignment hearing, WDIV reports . In a written statement, Ramamoorthy said that he himself was in a "deep sleep" and wasn't sure where his hand landed on the woman, but he amended that statement when speaking with the agent.

World Media United Kingdom lawmakers call for 'latte levy' on takeaway cups
Author: 0 United Kingdom lawmakers call for 'latte levy' on takeaway cups

The money to be raised by the " latte levy " should be used to improve the country's recycling infrastructure and reprocessing facilities, advises the committee. "We are committed to increasing recycling rates", he said. The MPs say throwaway cups should be prohibited altogether by 2023 if they are not all being recycled.

World Media Here's the latest on school closures due to winter weather impacts
Author: 0 Here's the latest on school closures due to winter weather impacts

Marshall County Schools will be on a two-hour delay Thursday and Friday. However, New Life Christian School will operate on a normal schedule. Frigid temperatures delayed schools across central North Carolina Tuesday morning and led to issues with more than 80 buses in Wake County, said Lisa Luten with Wake County Public Schools.

World Media USA service member killed in Nangarhar province
Author: 0 USA service member killed in Nangarhar province

In late November, Nicholson said more USA troops in Afghanistan would be sent to the front lines in 2018 and was frank about the fact it would place them in greater danger. The statement did not provide details but militants of the Islamic State (IS) are fighting the Afghan and NATO-led coalition forces in Achin. The United States has supported the Afghan government in its fight against ISIS.

World Media USA envoy praises Iranian demonstrators, says protests spontaneous
Author: 0 USA envoy praises Iranian demonstrators, says protests spontaneous

UNRWA works in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and the Gaza Strip. "Those are not my words", Haley stressed. "The global community has a role to play on this", Haley urged. Haley said that there were reports that North Korea might be preparing a new missile test launch in the coming days and threatened "even tougher measures" against the regime if he carried out the test.

World Media Apartment catches fire in NY; at least 12 hurt
Author: 0 Apartment catches fire in NY; at least 12 hurt

WNBC-TV reports at least 150 firefighters are battling the fire. Barely four minutes after the emergency call, around 200 firefighters arrived in three dozen vehicles at 5:30am (1030 GMT) at a three-floor, red-brick building close to the Bronx Zoo.