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by | March 02, 2016 | 23:30

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz is projected to have won the Republican presidential caucuses in Alaska. Rubio has made a late push in Minnesota , while Sanders has hoped Colorado is one place he can notch a win over Clinton on Tuesday night. "I'm a unifier", Trump said. Cruz 149, Rubio 82, John Kasich 25 and Ben Carson only eight. Voting stretches from eastern states to Texas and Minnesota .

by | March 02, 2016 | 20:45

Trump's rival Ted Cruz , a USA senator from Texas , won his home state and neighbouring Oklahoma, bolstering his argument he has the best chance to stop the controversial front-runner. He said Trump was less experienced in foreign policy than Clinton, saying Clinton knew Europe "and we know her". Opinion polls heading into the voting had shown Trump leading in most of the 12 states up for grabs, raising the possibility of a big night that would intensify worries among Republican leaders ...

by | March 02, 2016 | 17:44

India vs Pakistan World Twenty20 tie is in serious trouble with the BCCI and Himchal Pradesh government at loggerheads over hosting the match in Dharamsala. Reports have been circulating that Pakistan T20I skipper Shahid Afridi is thinking about carrying on after the World T20 , despite suggesting earlier that he would retire from cricket after the mega event in India.

by | March 02, 2016 | 14:34

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz won his home state of Texas and eked out surprise win in Oklahoma , bolstering his argument he's the strongest candidate to topple Trump. Democrat Bernie Sanders picked up his home state of Vermont , as well as Oklahoma , Colorado and Minnesota , but failed to broaden his appeal with minority voters who are crucial to the party in presidential elections.

by | March 02, 2016 | 13:37

Barclays Africa was created three years ago under a deal in which the British bank handed over ownership of its businesses in eight African countries to its South African subsidiary in exchange for a 62.3 percent stake in the new entity. Total income was marginally down to £8.726bn from £8.828bn in 2014 with the bank's wealth division contributing £918m to this, down from £1.077bn. Barclays' exit from Africa comes at a time when its former chief executive Bob Diamond has made a big play ...

by | March 02, 2016 | 05:26

Among Democrats, Hillary Clinton has a strong lead in the southern states with the most delegates. Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton are eyeing an opportunity to pull away from their rivals on Super Tuesday. The most interesting GOP races seem to be shaping up in Texas , Arkansas, Virginia and Vermont; here's a quick look at what we're seeing in those states.

by | March 02, 2016 | 04:27

Republican voters were more evenly split on whether people who are in the country illegally should be deported or given a chance to apply for legal status. In order to obtain the Democratic Party nomination, candidates need to win 2,383 delegates. The primary ballots were printed well in advance of Super Tuesday , and several candidates no longer in the race may still be on the ballot.

by | March 02, 2016 | 02:30

In Tennessee, where 58 delegates are available, a recent NBC/Wall Street Journal poll has Trump at 40 percent compared to 22 percent for Cruz . Rubio campaign spokesman Alex Conant declined to comment. Trump came into Super Tuesday with 82, Cruz , 18, Rubio 16, Kasich 6 and Carson 4. Black voters make up 15 percent of all voters in the Super Tuesday states, according to the Pew Research Center, with African-American voters making up nearly 1 in 3 voters in Georgia and Alabama.

by | March 02, 2016 | 02:07

Last week, Jon Gabriel of Ricochet.com wrote a thought-provoking piece where he called on the RNC to cut Trump loose from the party. Think of the message sent to all of those primary voters who, whether you like it or not, voted Trump in as the nominee, only to have the national heads of the Republican Party bow to the pressure from the ultra-conservatives and the super PACs and tell the voters, "We don't like your choice, so we will make your choice for you!" He hasn't endorsed anyone ...

by | March 02, 2016 | 00:07

In what appears the most likely scenario to emerge for past primaries, Clinton leads Trump by 8% or 52% to 44% amongst voters that are registered. Senator Ted Cruz cannot afford to lose to Mr Trump in Texas , Mr Cruz's home state, while a reverse for Mr Trump in MA, with its moderate voters, could break the property tycoon's nationwide momentum.

by | March 01, 2016 | 20:46

It signalled a marked shift by a government that has been seen as corporate-friendly. "I have weighed the policy options and decided that prudence lies in adhering to the fiscal targets", Jaitley said. "There was nothing spectacular but it (the government) did all the right things and the Budget ticked all the right boxes. They will also expand employment opportunities for the youth", Jaitley said.

by | February 29, 2016 | 15:00

When the nominations were announced on January 14, and every nominee in the acting categories was white for the second year in a row, many loud voices demanded that Rock boycott the event. "Not only did they affect global change, but they absolutely show us the necessity for investigative journalism", she said. "Is Hollywood racist? You're damn right it's racist!" It's more like the catty exclusion of a college sorority .

by | February 29, 2016 | 11:16

According to the BBC, the pilot decided to make the unscheduled landing after the "drunken" group, from Southampton, became unruly. German media reported one of them undressed and refused to obey the crew's instructions. They could also face a damages claim from the airline. One does not normally expect the old, "Keep it down or I'll turn this vehicle around", threat to apply to airplanes, but apparently it does.

by | February 29, 2016 | 10:11

Chris Christie endorsed Donald Trump's presidential candidacy Friday in Texas, a stunning development sure to add to the growing sense of inevitability around Trump's bid for the Republican nomination. As for Cruz, Rubio views him as the epitome of everything that's wrong with politics - a guy who made his name by obstructing things in Washington.

by | February 28, 2016 | 21:43

Al-Qaeda's Syria affiliate, the Nusra Front, and Daesh, are not party to the agreement, and Obama has pledged to continue to strike Daesh without pause. Moscow has vowed to keep striking IS, Al-Nusra and other " terrorist groups ", but said its warplanes would not fly any sorties over Syria on the first day of the ceasefire to avoid potential "mistakes".

by | February 28, 2016 | 20:35

Well into the first day of a "cessation of hostilities" in Syria , most of the parties involved appear to be abiding by the delicate truce . Security services believe IS seized large numbers of blank passports and passport-making equipment when they captured parts of both countries.

by | February 28, 2016 | 13:27

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas must win his home-state primary election on Super Tuesday to remain in the Republican presidential race. "I can guarantee you that the one person that Hillary and Bill Clinton do not want to see on that stage come next September is Donald Trump".

by | February 28, 2016 | 07:46

That's a reversal from New Hampshire, where more said they'd be satisfied with Sanders (79 percent) than with Clinton (62 percent). "Instead of building walls, we need to be tearing down barriers", Clinton said. Taken together, 865 Democratic delegates are up for grabs in the Super Tuesday contests in 11 states and American Samoa. About 6 in 10 voters in South Carolina's Democratic primary were black, by far the largest proportion of African-Americans in any of the contests so far.

by | February 28, 2016 | 05:16

Rio Olympics to charge teams for mosquito screens to prevent Zika Even as athletes grow increasingly concerned about the outbreak of the Zika virus in Brazil, the organizing committee for the August Olympics in Rio de Janeiro said it will charge national delegations to have mosquito screens on athletes' rooms.

by | February 28, 2016 | 02:14

Clinton is looking to win by large margins in Southern states with large black populations, while Sanders wants to score victories in the Midwest and Northeast and stay close to Clinton in the South to avoid a blowout in the delegate race.

by | February 27, 2016 | 18:41

The CDC also cautioned that pregnant women may be at risk for sexual transmission of Zika if they have a male partner who goes to the olympics and therefore should either use condoms the right way every time or do not have sex during their pregnancy.

by | February 27, 2016 | 16:30

They cite the fact that a General Motors plant in Flint stopped using the water because it was making their engine parts rust. Snyder's legal counsel Michael Gadola responded to Brader with an email of his own in which he called the use of the Flint River for a drinking water source as "downright scary".

by | February 27, 2016 | 09:17

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced his candidacy for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination in Livingston, New Jersey on June 30, 2015. The famously pugnacious governor said Trump owes him for paving the way when it comes to being outspoken. "I watch him backstage". Yes, former candidates are now jumping on the Trump train.

by | February 27, 2016 | 08:28

To try to take down Trump , one of his chief opponents acted just like him. "But not a con artist like Donald Trump ". "He's turning everything we thought we knew about Republican primary voters on its head". Rubio read and mocked the tweets , in which Trump spelled choker "chocker", spelled honor "honer" and spelled lightweight "leightweight". The candidates vowed to continue fighting as they head into the Tuesday delegates contests, majority in southern states where Trump ...

by | February 27, 2016 | 06:18

Rubio hit at Trump's business record, history of hiring foreign workers and his vague policy positions. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives a thumbs up during a South Carolina Republican primary night event, Saturday, Feb.

by | February 27, 2016 | 04:48

Dr. Richard Leman, and OHA public health physician, said in a news release that mosquito bites are still the most common way Zika is spread, but there is increasing evidence for sexual transmission as well. The cases are occurring among those travelled to other countries where these mosquitoes are prevalent. The birth defect is characterized by a malformed or smaller head and brain and can result in significant developmental delays.

by | February 26, 2016 | 22:52

Primary". "Selling watches in Manhattan". Kasich has a limited path to overtake Trump and should drop out to give Rubio a chance to defeat the controversial billionaire, they say. Trump , known for his frequent use of coarse and profane language on the campaign trail, scolded former Mexican President Vicente Fox for using a profanity in talking about Trump's plan for the wall.

by | February 26, 2016 | 22:00

He spoke Saturday in comments carried by the Syrian news agency SANA. It was turned down by France. Kerry, who arrived in the Jordanian capital Amman from London ahead of meeting King Abdullah II, again expressed his concern to Lavrov about Russian air strikes in Syria in support of President Bashar al-Assad's regime.

by | February 25, 2016 | 22:33

Mr Woodford said: 'If we leave the European Union the impact on the United Kingdom stock market will be short-lived and sterling weakness may be beneficial. "Following a vote to leave we think uncertainty could grip the United Kingdom economy, triggering a potential slowdown in growth and a collapse in sterling", the bank said in a statement.

by | February 25, 2016 | 18:32

There were only 146 cases in 2014. Even so, experts expect at least some babies could be born in the United States with microcephaly because of Zika . The Zika virus can be spread from a pregnant woman to her fetus. The CDC believes the 14 new cases may have been acquired by sexual transmission .

by | February 24, 2016 | 00:28

More detailed spending figures, which are considered classified, will be provided to Congress, said US officials, who were not authorized to discuss the plan publicly ahead of its release, so spoke on condition of anonymity. "Military leaders have repeatedly said they will not break the law to close the facility and relocate its prisoners on the mainland, which would be yet another of the administration's misguided national security decisions".

by | February 24, 2016 | 00:21

Mr Obama said the site in Cuba is counter-productive in the fight against terrorism because it is used as propaganda to recruit terrorists and drains military resources. There are now 91 detainees at Guantanamo Bay detention camp. McConnell said Congress has expressed its views on Obama's plan through multiple votes to prevent the transfer of terrorists to communities in the U.S.

by | February 23, 2016 | 10:52

He said TAK took responsibility to ensure the militia's "international legitimacy" was not harmed. The TAK was once linked with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK). The US backs the PYD in the fight against so-called Islamic State (IS). Due to their affiliation to the PKK, the PYD and YPG are considered to terrorist groups by Turkey, but not the United States .

by | February 22, 2016 | 18:44

In a bid to up the diplomatic pressure on world powers to condemn the YPG, ambassadors from the five permanent UN Security Council members plus Germany were "invited" by Turkey to receive a briefing on the bombing Thursday. Ankara is fighting a growing number of enemies within and outside its borders. Following the bombing in Ankara, Erdogan promised to hunt the perpetrators " everywhere " possible.

by | February 22, 2016 | 12:33

Lastly, LG is getting into the VR game with its own headset, the LG 360 VR. Samsung has revealed the latest incarnation of its highly popular Galaxy phone. The new telephones will begin delivery March eleven, with advance orders to start this week. In the D.R., AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile are providing the common model for $ 650 to $ 695 and the Edge model for about $ one hundred extra.