Month: March 2019

Denny Hamlin wins Texas NASCAR race after 2 penalties

March 31, 2019

Denny Hamlin raced to his second NASCAR Cup victory of the season, overcoming two penalties on pit road and missing the entry another time during green flag conditions Sunday in Texas. While Hamlin led the final 12 laps, and 45 of the 334 overall, Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch missed out on the chance […]

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Dallas Cowboys legend Michael Irvin announces he is cancer-free after scare

March 31, 2019

Michael Irvine revealed on Tuesday that he underwent tests for throat cancer. (Instagram/michaelirvin88) Pro Football Hall of Famer Michael Irvin has announced he is cancer-free, days after he underwent testing for throat cancer. Irvin made the announcement in a post on Instagram Sunday afternoon, saying his biopsy results came back with good news. GET THE FOX […]

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Michigan State holds off Duke to reach Final Four as Auburn knocks off Kentucky

March 31, 2019

Kenny Goins hit a three-pointer with 34.3 seconds remaining as Michigan State overcame a 24-point, 14-rebound performance by Zion Williamson to defeat top-seeded Duke, 68-67, in the East Regional Final Sunday evening in Washington D.C. In a weekend filled with classic Elite Eight games, the very best was saved for last as the top two […]

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Texas boy, 9, missing since 2017 found in Florida

March 31, 2019

Joshua Graham, left, and father Kenneth. (Sanford Police Department) Investigators in Florida said Saturday they had located a 9-year-old Texas boy who had not been seen since the end of 2017. Joshua Graham was found in Sanford with his father, Kenneth, as police were investigating a report of a suspicious vehicle at around 6:30 a.m. […]

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Thousands protest against anniversary of Brazil’s coup

March 31, 2019

SAO PAULO – Thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets of several major Brazilian cities to protest against the 55th anniversary of the coup that instituted the country’s 1964-1985 military regime. The demonstrations took place on Sunday in 10 states, a day after an appeals court judge overturned another judge*s decision barring the commemorations […]

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2 pilots killed in Marine helicopter crash in Arizona

March 31, 2019

In this April 17, 2017 photo released by U.S. Marine Corps, an AH-1Z Viper prepares to land at the Chocolate Mountain Aerial Gunnery Range, Calif. A statement from the Marine Corps Air Station posted on Facebook Saturday, March 31, 2019, says two pilots have died on an AH-1Z Viper helicopter crash, while conducting a routine […]

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2 Marine pilots killed in Arizona helicopter crash, officials say

March 31, 2019

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Pope defends decision to keep French cardinal after cover-up

March 31, 2019

Pope Francis, flanked by interim director of Holy See Press Office, Alessandro Gisotti, speaks to reporters on board the flight back to Rome from a two-day trip to Morocco, Sunday, March 31, 2019. Francis sought Sunday to encourage greater fraternity between Christians and Muslims in Morocco, telling his flock that showing the country’s Muslim majority […]

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The Latest: Suspect in student’s death not at hearing

March 31, 2019

This undated photo provided by the Columbia Police Department shows Nathaniel David Rowland. Police in South Carolina say they’ve arrested a suspect in connection with the death of a college student. Columbia Police Chief Skip Holbrook said at a news conference that 24-year-old Rowland was detained early Saturday, March 30, 2019, and that blood was […]

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Fairfax accuser Tyson speaks out as Virginia lieutenant governor says he passed polygraph tests

March 31, 2019

One of the two women accusing Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault has spoken out publically on television for the first time, saying that she wants to testify in front the Virginia Assembly — and that Fairfax should resign. Vanessa Tyson, an associate professor of political science at Scripps College in Claremont, Calif., told […]

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Shorthanded Auburn knocks off Kentucky to reach first-ever Final Four

March 31, 2019

Playing without their third-leading scorer and leading rebounder, Auburn defied the odds to knock off blue-blood Kentucky, 77-71 in overtime, in Sunday’s Midwest Regional Final in Kansas City. The Tigers were decided underdogs in this game after star forward Chuma Okeke suffered a torn ACL during Friday night’s Sweet 16 win over North Carolina. But […]

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Lagos-Abeokuta express blocked over alleged killing of yahoo boy

March 31, 2019

The Lagos-Abeokuta Express blocked this evening by an angry mob over the alleged killing of a Yahoo Boy by operatives of the Federal Speaical Anti-Robbery Squad, SaharaReporters report. Lagos-Abeokuta express blocked over alleged killing of yahoo boy by SARS A commuter currently stranded on that road told reporters that street urchins set fire on both sides of […]

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Algerian president names new government, keeps army chief

March 31, 2019

In this picture taken on June 27, 2012, Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, left, and his Army chief of staff, Gen. Ahmed Gaid Salah, review an honor guard before attending a military parade, in Cherchell near Algiers, Algeria. Algeria’s powerful army chief, Ahmed Gaid Salah, insisted Wednesday that the military won’t get mixed up in politics, […]

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Woman buys wedding dress for beloved pit bull: ‘Her dress is fancier than mine’

March 31, 2019

A couple wanted to include their dog (not pictured) in their special day in a unique way. (iStock) A bride-to-be has decided to share the wedding spotlight with her best friend: her dog. Jennifer Hindieh has had her beloved pup Bailey since she and her now-fiancé adopted the dog from the North Hempstead Animal Shelter […]

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My big boobs are a miracle to me – Pamela Odame

March 31, 2019

Kenyan-born Ghanaian model, Pamela Odame, has said her big boobs are a miracle to her, as she opened up that they were not as big as they are now when she was a growing child. My big boobs are a miracle to me – Pamela Odame The model revealed that her boobs began to grow […]

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Exit poll shows comedian leading Ukraine presidential election: ‘The first step toward a great victory’

March 31, 2019

Ukrainian comedian and presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelenskiy holding his ballot before voting in the presidential elections in Kiev, Ukraine, on Sunday. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti) A comedian with no political experience received the most votes in the first round of Ukraine’s presidential election, an exit poll projected Sunday night, with incumbent President Petro Poroshenko projected to […]

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Efforts to clear Arizona’s rape kit backlog lead to arrests, convictions

March 31, 2019

Investigators in Arizona have said their efforts to clear a backlog of more than 6,400 rape kits have led to arrests and convictions. (iStock, File) Investigators in Arizona have said their efforts to clear a backlog of more than 6,400 rape kits have led to a slew of arrests and convictions. Prosecutors in Maricopa County and police in Tucson and […]

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The Latest: Wealthy Russian dies in plane crash in Germany

March 31, 2019

FRANKFURT, Germany – The Latest on a small plane crash in central Germany (all times local): 9:40 p.m. Russian airline operator S7 Group says that co-owner Natalia Fileva, one of Russia’s richest women, has died in the crash of a small plane in Germany. The airline’s press service said in an email Sunday that Fileva, […]

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Mike, the son of Amos Adamu

March 31, 2019

Businessman, Mike Adamu has denied being arrested or detained by the Nigerian Police over a purported court order. Mr. Adamu, who is the CEO of Reform Sports West Africa Limited and son of Amos Adamu, former Director-General, National Sport Commission, made this assertion via a press statement he signed and sent to the media on […]

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5 Nigerians arrested in UAE for robbery

March 31, 2019

Five Nigerians arrested in UAE for robbery, after they allegedly stormed a money exchange in Sharjah and fled with Dh2.3 million on Sunday. According to the police, the men barged into the exchange and smashed the glass barrier between the customers and the staff, stole the money in multiple currencies and fled. 5 Nigerians arrested […]

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Why didn’t Obama do more to counter Russia’s interference in our election?

March 31, 2019

There are a lot of unanswered questions arising from Robert Mueller’s investigation, and some of the most compelling ones involve President Obama’s seemingly inept handling of Russia’s efforts to interfere with the 2016 election. According to numerous reports, the Obama administration was well aware of the Kremlin’s operation, but refused to take strong steps to […]

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Dog the Bounty Hunter defends Jussie Smollett, Lori Loughlin, says criminal justice system is ‘unfair’

March 31, 2019

Lori Loughlin and Jussie Smollett may have been scorned by much of Hollywood after their respective criminal allegations, but they have at least one star’s sympathy: Duane “Dog the Bounty Hunter” Chapman. “[It was] a crime that didn’t really have a victim and got blown way out proportion,” Chapman told “The Domenick Nati Show” this […]

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French President Macron appoints 3 new government ministers

March 31, 2019

French President Emmanuel Macron, right, poses with King Abdullah II of Jordan before a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Friday, March 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) PARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron has appointed three new government members, including the minister who will be in charge of handling Brexit-related issues. A lawmaker with […]

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1 migrant killed, 6 injured in North Macedonia car accident

March 31, 2019

SKOPJE, North Macedonia – Police say one migrant from Bangladesh has been killed and six Pakistani migrants seriously injured when their driver told them to jump from the speeding vehicle, apparently because he had spotted a police patrol. North Macedonian police say the vehicle, which was carrying the Bangladeshi and 14 Pakistanis — was traveling […]

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Nationwide blackouts become the norm in Venezuela

March 31, 2019

CARACAS, Venezuela – Another day, another blackout. Power went out across Venezuela on Sunday, just as it did on Saturday, and the day before that. Later Sunday afternoon, some electricity was returning, although jittery Venezuelans don’t so much celebrate when the lights come on as wonder when the next outages will flick them off. Netblocks, […]

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Atlanta police officer fatally shoots man during chase

March 31, 2019

ATLANTA – Authorities say a police officer fatally shot a man who showed a gun while being chased in woods in Atlanta. Atlanta Police told news outlets the officer was flagged down by someone who heard gunshots around a strip club about 1 a.m. Sunday near Interstate 85 in southwest Atlanta. Police say the officer […]

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Tyler Perry complains about pricey bottled water: ‘What the hell this water do, cure cancer?’

March 31, 2019

2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party – Arrivals – Beverly Hills, California, U.S., 04/03/2018 – Actor and comedian Tyler Perry. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok – HP1EE350I87QK An Instagram post Tyler Perry made a few days ago is getting quite the reaction. Thousands of people are cracking up about his comments regarding the price tag of bottled water at […]

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Chris Pratt hits harder than MMA fighter Randy Couture, Jay Glazer says

March 31, 2019

Chris Pratt may have a future as an MMA fighter if he ever gets sick of making movies. Jay Glazer revealed that the “Avengers: Endgame” star packs a mean punch in the ring. “Chris Pratt’s tough to wrestle, really hard to wrestle,” Glazer told TMZ, adding that the 39-year-old actor is likely “really a fighter […]

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3 die in Germany plane crash, 2 more in police car crash

March 31, 2019

FRANKFURT, Germany – German police say a pilot and two passengers are believed to have died in the crash of a small airplane near Frankfurt and two more people died in a collision with a police vehicle responding to the scene. Police said the six-seater airplane took off in France and was on its way […]

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American Airlines flight forced to return to Boston airport after striking flock of geese

March 31, 2019

The pilot reported striking a flock of geese. (iStock) A Boston-to-New York flight has had to return to Boston after a bird strike. An American Airlines spokesman said in an emailed statement that Flight 2163 to LaGuardia took off from Logan International Airport at 10:08 a.m. Sunday and landed safely 11 minutes later and taxied […]

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