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South Africa's Morne Morkel offers hilarious reason for celebrating 300 Test wickets

Australia briefly rallied, with Cameron Bancroft (77) notching a third Test fifty in a 78-run stand with Shaun Marsh (26), who ultimately became Morkel's 300th Test victim when chasing a wide one. There was no send-off from Rabada, as was the case in Port Elizabeth during the second Test, but Warner was given a spray by a fan as he walked off the field. [Full Article...]

More than 140 stranded whales die on Australian beach (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)

More than 140 stranded whales die on Australian beach (VIDEOS, PHOTOS) The 15 still-breathing whales were in shallow waters, and rescuers planned to herd them into deeper water by late afternoon, said incident controller Jeremy Chick. It added, "Unfortunately one of the whales re-stranded last night and had to be euthanised". It is the second biggest beaching incident in WA's history, with 147 of them confirmed dead. [Full Article...]

Earth Hour 2018: lights out for 60 minutes

Earth Hour 2018: lights out for 60 minutes Launched in 2007 by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), the hour asks people to turn off non-essential electric lights from 8:30pm to 9:30pm on a specific day at the end of March. Lights were turned off in different parts of the country as Filipinos joined Earth Hour 2018. Despite the terror attack in Westminster on Wednesday, the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben are joining more than 270 ... [Full Article...]

With Deadline Looming, Trump Threatens to Veto Spending Bill

With Deadline Looming, Trump Threatens to Veto Spending Bill Mulvaney did address the immigration issues that Trump highlighted on Friday morning as one reason he might not ultimately sign the omnibus. "If you want to think you're getting a wall , just think it and sign the bill", she said, in a remark aimed at Mr Trump's Republican supporters in Congress. [Full Article...]

Turkish Agency Says Tonnes Of Aid Sent To Afrin During Operation

Turkish Agency Says Tonnes Of Aid Sent To Afrin During Operation On Sunday, Turkish-backed FSA troops liberated the town of Afrin, which had been a major hideout for the PYD/PKK since 2012. Turkey first launched military operations in Syria in 2016, and Erdogan has repeatedly said his country will not allow a "terror corridor" along its border. [Full Article...]

MP Veerendrakumar elected to Rajya Sabha

MP Veerendrakumar elected to Rajya Sabha BSP candidate Ambedkar got 35 votes, two short of 37 and BJP got 22 votes with its candidate Anil Agarwal winning by second preference votes. 33 candidates from 10 states were already elected unopposed on March 15 but candidates for 25 Rajya Sabha seats from the states of Karnataka , Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Telangana were still fighting to meet the cut till ... [Full Article...]

Karen McDougal's message to Melania Trump: 'I'm sorry'

Karen McDougal's message to Melania Trump: 'I'm sorry' Among the highlights of the CNN interview , McDougal said that Trump tried to offer her money the first time they had sex and they had sex without condoms numerous times. "What can you say except, I'm sorry?" While the alleged affair dates to 2006, the agreement was only made in 2016, when Trump was running for the presidency. [Full Article...]

Syria war: Eastern Ghouta rebels announce ceasefire

Syria war: Eastern Ghouta rebels announce ceasefire The departure of the rebels from their long-held Ghouta enclave means that only one other pocket of rebellion remains in the area: the city of Douma, capital of Douma district. "The humanitarian situation continues to be catastrophic, with no food, emergency items nor medical supplies and outbreaks of disease due to civilians stuck in crowded and insalubrious basements", Faylaq al-Rahman spokesm... [Full Article...]

Aldon Smith arrested again in San Francisco

Aldon Smith arrested again in San Francisco The 28-year-old had been held on suspicion of three counts of misdemeanor violation of a protective order following his decision to turn himself into authorities on Friday. The Raiders released Smith that same day. According to the Mercury News, dispatch audio revealed Smith bit the victim and escaped through a window when the police arrived. [Full Article...]

Ex-French President Nicolas Sarkozy says he is accused without evidence

Ex-French President Nicolas Sarkozy says he is accused without evidence The report was based on the claim made by a Lebanese businessman, Ziad Takieddine that he transferred the amount from Gaddafi's former intelligence chief Abdullah Senussi to Sarkozy's campaign manager Claude Gueant. A former Sarkozy aide, Alexandre Djouhri, is now fighting extradition to France after his arrest in London earlier this year on suspicion of money laundering as part of the case, the b... [Full Article...]

4 tips to navigating store liquidation sales

4 tips to navigating store liquidation sales The CEO of California-based toy company MGA Entertainment launched a crowdfunding campaign to save Toys "R" Us after the company announced plans to close all of its USA stores. "We got stuff for Easter, upcoming birthdays, nieces and nephews, whatever I could do to spend the leftover money on my cards", Manukyan said. She said she was looking for "a little bit of everything" when asked if she ... [Full Article...]

Trump averts USA government shutdown, signs spending bill

Trump averts USA government shutdown, signs spending bill If it clears the chamber despite opposition from some conservatives protesting the measure's crushing deficit spending, it is likely to have an easier time passing the Senate . But that sum is far short of what Mr Trump would need to construct the expansive border wall that he promised in his campaign for president. The 2,232 page text of the bill , released late Wednesday evening, comes after m... [Full Article...]

Arizona cops release video of fatal self-driving Uber collision

Arizona cops release video of fatal self-driving Uber collision Tempe Police reiterated that fault has not been determined in this case and the investigation is ongoing. Many , such as Arizona , Nevada and MI, cede key decisions to companies as they compete for investment that will come with the technology. [Full Article...]

Russian foreign minister: United Kingdom is forcing European Union to 'take confrontational steps'

Russian foreign minister: United Kingdom is forcing European Union to 'take confrontational steps' Sergei Skripal, 66, (left) and his daughter Yulia , 33, are in a critical but stable condition in hospital after they were attacked with a nerve agent . The police officer who was hospitalised after attending the scene where the pair were found in Salisbury has now been discharged. President of the European Council Donald Tusk said: "Additional steps are expected as early as Monday at the nation... [Full Article...]

Trump, DOJ Propose Plan To Ban All Bump Stocks

Trump, DOJ Propose Plan To Ban All Bump Stocks Interested in Gun Control? Both parties need to do more on drug prices Senate approves.3 trillion spending bill, sending to Trump White House: Trump will delay steel tariffs for European Union, six countries MORE on Friday announced that the Department of Justice (DOJ) would issue a new rule banning bump stocks. [Full Article...]

"Black Panther" becomes most tweeted about movie ever

The film, which stars Chadwick Boseman and is directed by Ryan Coogler, has amassed more than 35 million tweets . The only previous films to win five straight weekends in the past 20 years are 2009's " Avatar " and 1999's "The Sixth Sense". [Full Article...]

Trump praises US military sales to Saudi, fetes crown prince

Trump praises US military sales to Saudi, fetes crown prince President Donald Trump on Tuesday praised United States defense sales to Saudi Arabia as a boost to American jobs , even as lawmakers criticized Riyadh's role in the war in Yemen where a humanitarian crisis has unfolded. Having met with President Donald Trump 24 hours earlier to discuss Saudi-US ties, the kingdom's crown prince was expected to hold talks with major editorial boards, congr... [Full Article...]

Putin Expresses Gratitude to Voters After Winning Controversial Presidential Election

Putin Expresses Gratitude to Voters After Winning Controversial Presidential Election Trump's congratulatory call comes as suspicion of rigged election procedures in Russian Federation abounds, including Putin's primary opponent, Alexei Navalny, being barred from the ballot, according to The Washington Post . U.S. officials as recently as last week promoted the idea of a Russia-U.S. meeting in the near future in order to discuss the arms race and crises in Ukraine, Syria and Nort... [Full Article...]

Israel says 2007 strike on Syrian nuclear reactor a message to Iran

Israel says 2007 strike on Syrian nuclear reactor a message to Iran The military said that the operation had removed a major threat to Israel and the region. In July 2007, after Bush refused Israel's demands, Olmert convened his security cabinet, which ultimately concluded that the alleged reactor had to be destroyed. [Full Article...]

Maryland high school shooting: 14-year-old victim identified, discharged from hospital

Maryland high school shooting: 14-year-old victim identified, discharged from hospital Great Mills High was expected to remain closed Wednesday, and possibly the rest of the week. "The shooter fired a round as well. Why us?" The Great Mills incident comes about five weeks after a shooting at a Florida high school left 14 students and three adult staff members dead. [Full Article...]


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