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Mississippi State Basketball Fans: Get ready for March Madness with Realtime Brackets

Mississippi State Basketball Fans: Get ready for March Madness with Realtime Brackets The last time all four No. 1 seeds made it to the Final Four was 10 years ago. OPENER WOES: The Wildcats have a 2016 national championship but not much else to show for all their top seeds. Here's what we know. Looking for an upset in the South Region? In the 4-13 matchup, it's Marshall. Buffalo is a 13 seed but has a 28.2 percent chance of beating Arizona. [Full Article...]

Climate Change Could Make Amazon 'Unrecognisable' Due To Mass Extinction, WWF Says

Climate Change Could Make Amazon 'Unrecognisable' Due To Mass Extinction, WWF Says The findings show wildlife in the Amazon , Galapagos islands, southern Africa and south-west Australia will be among the worst hit if temperature rise exceeds the 2C safety threshold set out by experts. Around the world, lovely iconic animals like Amur tigers or Javan rhinos are at risk of disappearing, as well as tens of thousands plants and smaller creatures that are the foundation of all l... [Full Article...]

'A ideal match': Florida man gives wife kidney for 23rd wedding anniversary

'A ideal match': Florida man gives wife kidney for 23rd wedding anniversary According to a statement issued by the hospital, Cesar's kidney donation to his wife Monica marked the first kidney transplant of the Memorial Transplant Institute. Cesar donated one kidney to his wife, making it the first successful live donor kidney transplant at the facility. Chief Surgical Director for the transplant program Dr. [Full Article...]

Multiple people killed in pedestrian bridge collapse at university in Miami

Multiple people killed in pedestrian bridge collapse at university in Miami Florida Highway Patrol Lt. Alejandro Camacho tells CBS News that the collapse Thursday afternoon has caused "several fatalities". It opened on August 24, 1928 as a toll bridge and cost $1.25 million. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said President Trump was aware of the situation. Florida Gov. Rick Scott tweeted that he had spoken with the Miami-Dade County police chief and will be in... [Full Article...]

Trump's pick of Pompeo sends strong message to Kim

Trump's pick of Pompeo sends strong message to Kim The Senate voted 66-32 in January 2017 to confirm Pompeo as Central Intelligence Agency director, and Republicans believe they will be able to muster at least the 51 votes needed to confirm him as secretary of State. Secretary of State-designate Mike Pompeo also opposes the Iran deal, unlike Tillerson, who had fought hard to keep the president from ripping up the deal. [Full Article...]

Ole Miss To Hire MTSU's Davis

Ole Miss To Hire MTSU's Davis The Blue Raiders are now playing in the NIT, and Davis is expected to remain with MTSU as long as it's still in that tournament. He most famously guided the Blue Raiders , as a No. He's led five teams to NCAA Tournament appearances. According to CBS Sports , Davis will coach his old team in NIT play before heading to Oxford. [Full Article...]

Oklahoma wildfire danger increases Thursday, Friday with high winds

Oklahoma wildfire danger increases Thursday, Friday with high winds An approaching storm system will bring some showers for Saturday . Sunday looks a bit drier before a stronger cold front arrives by Monday into Tuesday, giving us a better chances of showers and isolated thunderstorms. Friday night , there is a 20 percent chance of showers before 1 a.m., with a low of 40. Highs will be near 70 degrees today with some lower 70s in a few places. [Full Article...]

Gina Haspel, Trump's choice for Central Intelligence Agency, played role in torture program

Gina Haspel, Trump's choice for Central Intelligence Agency, played role in torture program Kentucky Republican Rand Paul said Wednesday he would oppose Haspel's nomination. The announcement doesn't necessarily block the pair's paths to confirmation. McConnell's position is further made hard by the fact that Mississippi Senator Thad Cochran is now set to leave the Senate effective April 1st and it's unclear how long it will be before that state's Republican Governor names an interim ... [Full Article...]

Slovenia's premier resigns over court ruling on referendum

Slovenia's premier resigns over court ruling on referendum The September referendum approved a plan to link the Adriatic port of Koper with the Divaca hub near the Italian border. Slovenia will likely hold an early national election in May, the president's office said on Thursday, after Prime Minister Miro Cerar resigned protesting about legal obstacles to a key development project. [Full Article...]

Microsoft launches cloud gaming division, offers $250K CPU bug bounty

Microsoft launches cloud gaming division, offers $250K CPU bug bounty Microsoft's new gaming cloud division is headed up by Kareem Choudhry , a 20-year Microsoft veteran that has worked on Outlook, DirectX, and Xbox engineering. Games like Rainbow Six Siege and PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds already take advantage of cloud-based technology. Long term it's likely to tie into Microsoft's admission that console gaming generations are likely to become a thing of t... [Full Article...]

Syria regime enters key rebel-held Ghouta town

Syria regime enters key rebel-held Ghouta town The Syrian government launched a ferocious assault on a rebel enclave outside Damascus on February 18, saying it wanted to crush Islamist and jihadist groups. . The bombing Wednesday focused on the south. The Red Cross told CNN they were not involved in the ongoing exodus - one of the largest in a single day during Syria's war, which entered its eighth year on Thursday. [Full Article...]

Norway's leading oil major rebrands to broaden its energy reach

Norway's leading oil major rebrands to broaden its energy reach The new name will need to be approved by shareholders at the company's Annual General Meeting in May. The five labour unions that organises Statoil employees all backed the decision in a joint statement , though some union members were initially quoted in local media asking if the announcement was an April Fools' prank. [Full Article...]

Defense secretary's reaction shows United Kingdom is worrying, has something to hide - Moscow

Defense secretary's reaction shows United Kingdom is worrying, has something to hide - Moscow The UK Defence Secretary said relations between London and Moscow were "exceptionally, exceptionally chilly ". He will set out a beefed-up military response to rising threats in light of the "reckless" chemical attack in Salisbury. 'As Brexit beckons, the eyes of the world are on us. As he called for the whole country "to unite" with the Prime Minister, Williamson pleaded: 'You see it in the H... [Full Article...]

Saudis Will Pursue Nuclear Weapons If Iran Does

Saudis Will Pursue Nuclear Weapons If Iran Does Excerpts from the interview, which will air in full on CBS on Sunday, came as the Trump administration threatens to end the Iran nuclear deal, which could leave Tehran free to advance its development of atomic weapons. In 2013, Amos Yadlin, a former head of Israeli military intelligence, told a conference in Sweden that if Iran got the bomb, "the Saudis will not wait one month". [Full Article...]

Americans Remain Staunchly in Israel's Corner

Americans Remain Staunchly in Israel's Corner The general increase in support among Americans for Israel has been fueled largely an increase in support among Republicans, with a noticeable partisan gap emerging over the past two decades. When asked simply whether they viewed Israel favorably (rather than to choose a side in the conflict), large majorities of respondents said they did: "83% of Republicans, 72% of independents and 64% of Democr... [Full Article...]

2 dead in crash attempting to escape ICE agents in Central California

2 dead in crash attempting to escape ICE agents in Central California The vehicle had been traveling at a high rate of speed when the driver drove onto the dirt shoulder and lost control, according to the department. Santos Hilario Garcia, 35, and Marcelina Garcia Profecto, 33, stopped after a auto turned on its emergency lights and pulled them over, according to police in Delano, which is part of Kern County. [Full Article...]

Deputy never entered building during school massacre

Deputy never entered building during school massacre After several media organizations sued to obtain video from the school's surveillance system, a Broward judge last week ordered the public release of four video clips captured when the incident occurred. A few days after the shooting, Israel issued a statement announcing Peterson's resignation and condemning the deputy for failing to prevent the shooting. [Full Article...]

U.S. complains about India's export subsidy programmes at WTO

U.S. complains about India's export subsidy programmes at WTO Through this above-mentioned programs, India provides exemptions from certain duties, taxes, and fees; reduces import liability and benefits numerous Indian exporters including producers of steel products, pharmaceuticals, chemicals , information technology products, textiles, and apparel, the statement said. [Full Article...]

Trump's company turning over documents to investigators

Trump's company turning over documents to investigators An attorney for The Trump Organization said in a statement to The Associated Press that the company has been "fully co-operative" with Robert Mueller's investigation since July 2017. "Last thing, if Mueller was looking at your finances and your family finances, unrelated to Russian Federation - is that a red line?" the Times asked. [Full Article...]

Rio police say city council member was murdered

Rio police say city council member was murdered Franco came from Brazil's favelas, where a quarter of Rio's population lives in grinding poverty, and made fighting for oppressed peoples and against police brutality her platform when she was elected in 2016. People look on as Rio's Civil Police officers transport Brazilian politician Marielle Franco's vehicle, where she was found shot dead in Rio de Janeiro , Brazil on March 15, 2018 . [Full Article...]


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