Family of slain boy visits Christchurch mosque as it reopens

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The family of a slain 3-year-old boy and a Jordanian prince are among those visiting a New Zealand mosque as it reopens for the first time since a terrorist killed 42 people there. Hundreds of people stopped at the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch on Saturday to lay flowers or […]
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Top-seeded UNC overcomes slow 1st half to beat Iona in NCAAs

North Carolina gets rattled in first half by No. 16 seed Iona, goes on to win 88-73            [Author: AP]
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Liberty upsets Mississippi St 80-76 for 1st NCAA tourney win

Caleb Homesley scored 22 of his 30 points in the second half and Lovell Cabbil hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:16 to play to send 12th-seeded Liberty to its first NCAA Tournament win in school history            [Author: AP]
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What Makes a Catastrophic Flood? And Is Climate Change Causing More of Them?

Floods are complicated. But here are simple answers to questions about flooding, climate change and staying safe when the water rises.
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N.C.A.A. Tournament Day 2: Duke, Virginia and U.N.C. Stumble, Then Stroll

Live scores, updates and analysis from Day 2 of the N.C.A.A. basketball tournament.
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Caleb Homesley flips script from coach's doghouse to Liberty's NCAA tournament upset hero

Caleb Homesley has come a long way since Liberty coach Richie McKay suggested that Friday's upset hero would be better off playing in Division II.            [Author: USA TODAY]

Jury Acquits White Former Police Officer In Fatal Shooting Of Unarmed Black Teen

A jury of seven men and five women, including three black jurors, found the former officer not guilty of murder in a racially charged case.(Image credit: Gene J. Puskar/AP)

No. 2 seed Oregon cruises 78-40 over No. 15 Portland St

Satou Sabally had 21 points and a career-high 16 rebounds to help second-seeded Oregon to an easy 78-40 victory over No. 15 seed Portland State on Friday night in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. Ducks guard Sabrina Ionescu put the home crowd at Matthew Knight Arena on its feet with a stunning 3-pointer […]
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Miami scrambles late, survives to beat FGCU 69-62

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Beatrice Mompremier scored 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and fourth-seeded Miami needed an 11-0 run in the fourth quarter to come from briefly being behind and beat 13th-seeded Florida Gulf Coast 69-62 in a first-round Portland Region game Friday night. Endia Banks scored 14 and Mykea Gray added 10 […]
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New Thai government may be unstable, short-lived

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s election Sunday is likely to produce a weak unstable government whether it’s a civilian or military-backed party that cobbles together a coalition, setting off a new phase of uncertainty in a country that’s a U.S. ally in Southeast Asia and one of the world’s top tourist destinations. The election is Thailand’s […]
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Mom questions hospital after infant's meningitis death

In a matter of days, a Salem mother watched her 7-week-old baby goes from happy and alert to gravely sick with meningitis to dying in her arms.            [Author: Salem Statesman Journal]
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No. 1 seed Mississippi St beats Southern 103-46 in NCAAs

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Anriel Howard scored 23 points, Teaira McCowan added 22 and top-seeded Mississippi State rolled past No. 16 seed Southern 103-46 on Friday night in the NCAA Tournament. Mississippi State (31-2) didn’t have much trouble against the Jaguars, jumping out to a 37-10 lead by the end of the first quarter. Howard […]
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Nunes Event Axed After Planned ‘Cattle Call’ Protest To Honor Parody Cow Twitter

"Cow-ards," snort Twitter wits after the GOP cancellation announcement.

White ex-East Pittsburgh officer found not guilty of homicide in fatal shooting of unarmed black teen

A jury has found former East Pittsburgh Police Officer Michael Rosfeld not guilty of all charges in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Antwon Rose II, according to Allegheny County District Attorney spokesman Mike Manko.

Des Lally set for 365th Pen y Fan ascent in a year

Des Lally has braved blizzards, 5ft snow drifts, 80mph winds and countless torrential downpours.

UPDATE 2-U.S. airlines sending teams to review Boeing 737 MAX upgrade this weekend

The three U.S. airlines that own Boeing Co's 737 MAX are meeting the U.S. manufacturer this weekend to review a software upgrade for the jet that has suffered two fatal crashes in five months, officials from the airlines told Reuters. The meetings are a sign that Boeing's planned software patch is nearing completion, though it will still need regulatory approval. Southwest Airlines Co, American Airlines and United Airlines operate 34, 24 and 14 MAX jets respectively.
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‘My heart fell’ says New Zealand surgeon who treated girl, 4

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — As soon as vascular surgeon Adib Khanafer received the call March 15, he started running toward the operating theater at Christchurch Hospital. At that point, he had no idea a white supremacist had slaughtered 50 people. But he could hear an urgency in the request for help. “When I walked […]
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No. 13 seed UC Irvine upsets Kansas State 70-64

Evan Leonard hit back-to-back 3-pointers to start a run of 12 straight points in the second half that sent No. 13 seed UC Irvine to a 70-64 victory over fourth-seeded Kansas State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament            [Author: AP]
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'My heart fell' says New Zealand surgeon who treated girl, 4

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — As soon as vascular surgeon Adib Khanafer received the call March 15, he started running toward the operating theater at Christchurch Hospital. At that point, he had no idea a white supremacist had slaughtered 50 people. But he could hear an urgency in the request for help.

Blue Pool: Safety row at 'dangerous' Gower tourist spot

Ceri Saunders saved a boy's life there, but her calls for safety measures have been rejected.

GAME RECAP: Nuggets 111, Knicks 93

Nikola Jokic scores 21 points with 17 rebounds and five assists to lead Denver over New York, 111-93.
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10 things from Raptors-Thunder

Consistency, concern and passiveness are just a few of the things that can be gleaned from Toronto's loss to Oklahoma City.

Plaid aims to restrict the number of fast food outlets

The policy is part of Plaid's plan to make health the top battleground in the 2021 assembly election.

Plaid Cymru to make health the key election battleground

The party also wants numbers of fast food outlets near schools restricted.

Ballock, Zegarowski carry Creighton over Memphis in NIT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Mitch Ballock and Marcus Zegarowski scored 14 points apiece as Creighton topped Memphis 79-67 in the NIT second round on Friday night. Davion Mintz and Martin Krampelj each added 12 points for the Bluejays (20-14). Ty-Shon Alexander chipped in 11. Zegarowski also had eight assists for the Bluejays. Jeremiah Martin had […]
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Anthony Pellicano, Notorious Detective to the Stars, Walks Free From Prison

The Los Angeles private eye spent more than a decade in prison for illegal wiretapping and other crimes in a case that exposed Hollywood’s underbelly.
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White Police Officer Is Acquitted in Death of Antwon Rose, a Black Teenager

Antwon was shot three times while fleeing a traffic stop last summer in East Pittsburgh, Pa.
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Butler, Southern Utah beat Drake in CIT, 80-73 in OT

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — Harrison Butler matched his season high with 21 points as Southern Utah defeated Drake 80-73 in overtime in the first round of the CIT on Friday night. Cameron Oluyitan had 15 points for Southern Utah (17-16). Dre Marin added 14 points. Brandon Better had 12 points for the hosts. Noah […]
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