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World Media Fans & players say goodbye to Fiorentina captain Astori
Author: 0 Fans & players say goodbye to Fiorentina captain Astori

Fans of La Viola applauded the Bianconeri stars as they made their way into the Basilica di Santa Croce. Juventus stars Gianluigi Buffon and Giorgio Chiellini, who were in London for their Champions League victory over Tottenham on Wednesday evening, were among those who turned up to celebrate the life of their former Italy teammate.

World Media 3 killed, several injured in fire at chemical factory in Maharashtra
Author: 0 3 killed, several injured in fire at chemical factory in Maharashtra

Fire tenders and disaster management teams were rushed to the spot soon after the fire broke out. The blaze gutted three other factories before it was controlled by fire engines, the Press Trust of India quoted Shinge as saying. "Vibrations were felt till Palghar", a police official from Boisar police station said. Three of them are said to be in a critical condition. Those who were present at the scene said: the blasts were "sounding like a huge bomb".

World Media Jaylen Brown provides update on his health after terrifying fall
Author: 0 Jaylen Brown provides update on his health after terrifying fall

Irving said they wouldn't let up as they "prepare for something bigger than ourselves". "We were just happy to see him on his feet and walking off on his own". The Miami Heat, battling for playoff position in the East, earned a valuable 108-99 victory over Philadelphia, moving within one game of the 76ers for 6th place in the East.

World Media Maersk container catches fire, 4 missing
Author: 0 Maersk container catches fire, 4 missing

As per Coast Guard officials, 23 of the crew were rescued. Three of the crew of a merchant vessel that was assisting in salvage had to be put on interceptor boat to Trivandrum after they inhaled the poisonous gas emanating from Maersk Honam .

World Media Strong 6.8-magnitude quake hits off Papua New Guinea
Author: 0 Strong 6.8-magnitude quake hits off Papua New Guinea

The latest large temblor was a magnitude 6.7 quake that struck just after midnight Tuesday. That quake left at least 55 people dead and authorities feared the toll could exceed 100, with further aftershocks striking the country. The natural disaster on Papua New Guinea on Wednesday struck the island's mountainous Southern Highlands, and followed on from another quake nine days ago.

World Media Raptors clinch playoff berth with nail-biter OT win in Detroit
Author: 0 Raptors clinch playoff berth with nail-biter OT win in Detroit

With 13 victories in the last 14, the Raptors have been consistent for a while and they are proving that they are the real deal this year and will take some stopping in the playoffs. They return home to face the white-hot Houston Rockets on Friday night. But Norm Powell, who got the start at small forward for the second time in four games, came up with one of his strongest games of the season with 17 points.

World Media Video shows alleged thief of Frances McDormand's Oscar
Author: 0 Video shows alleged thief of Frances McDormand's Oscar

The Reuters video captured Bryant leaving the ball holding the Oscar and saying, "We got it". McDormand , 60, scored the award on Sunday for her role as Mildred Hayes in " Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri ". "There's a big difference between holding an Oscar and what he's charged with", Brookman said after the hearing. Police said the Los Angeles resident handed the gold-plated bronze statuette back without a struggle and was arrested.

World Media China says resolve to protect peace, stability in South China Sea unshakeable
Author: 0 China says resolve to protect peace, stability in South China Sea unshakeable

Those who do not have bias or practice double standards will see China's development as an opportunity instead of a threat, Wang told a press conference on the sidelines of the national legislature's annual session. trade deficit and job losses in its manufacturing sector. "Some Americans allege that China will replace America's role in the world. This conclusion is fundamentally wrong", Wang emphasized.

World Media U.S. issues travel warning for Mexican resort town Playa del Carmen
Author: 0 U.S. issues travel warning for Mexican resort town Playa del Carmen

The U.S. embassy didn't disclose further details. Playa del Carmen is located on the Yucatán Peninsula in eastern Mexico and is close to some of the country's most popular tourist destinations, such as Cancun, Cozumel and Tulum. For many years, these popular tourist destinations were effectively immune to the cartel-related violence that had overtaken other parts of Mexico.

World Media Child marriage drops in South Asia leading to global decline
Author: 0 Child marriage drops in South Asia leading to global decline

It said poverty was one of the main driving factors behind child marriage , adding the phenomenon was most widespread in low- and middle-income countries, where 26.7 per cent of young women were child brides. " Child marriage persists because girls are not valued as highly as boys", Lakshmi Sundaram, executive director at Girls Not Brides, an umbrella body of civil society outfits fighting to end the practice, told Al Jazeera.

World Media Spanish women hold nationwide strike against inequality and macho culture
Author: 0 Spanish women hold nationwide strike against inequality and macho culture

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka said Wednesday that is because the number of women who have "come out" is small and the number of perpetrators who have been "brought to book" is limited compared to the number who haven't been exposed. Several high-profile men have resigned from positions of power, including a governor who was a leading presidential contender before he was accused of repeatedly raping his female secretary.

World Media Tashkent Vows to Help Promote Peace in Afghanistan
Author: 0 Tashkent Vows to Help Promote Peace in Afghanistan

United States (US) has put head money on commanders of banned Tehrik-i-Taliban (TTP) Mullah Fazlullah, Abdul Wali and Mangal Bagh on Thursday. The latest strike is an indication that tensions between the United States and Pakistan are melting after several hard months.

World Media New Zealand signs controversial CPTPP trade deal in Chile
Author: 0 New Zealand signs controversial CPTPP trade deal in Chile

The US is conspicuous as the only one of 12 nations involved in the original deal to not sign the new deal. Representatives of members of Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal wave as they pose for an official picture after the signing agreement ceremony in Santiago, Chile March 8, 2018.

World Media Pritzker Architecture Prize 'Nobel' equivalent to Doshi
Author: 0 Pritzker Architecture Prize 'Nobel' equivalent to Doshi

He is famous for his masterpiece work in low-priced housing, Doshi became one of the most known architects of independent India, blending worldwide modernist principles with an essence of Indian traditions. At least six homes are destroyed and 30 people forcibly evicted each hour in India, with the government's "Smart Cities" projects responsible for most evictions, according to advocacy group Housing and Land Rights Network.

World Media Winter storm hits northeast United States, halts over 2500 flights
Author: 0 Winter storm hits northeast United States, halts over 2500 flights

Nor'Easter has hit the northeast hard with harsh weather. Nationwide, more than 450 flights had been canceled as of 7:20 a.m. ET, according to flight-tracking service FlightAware . Miami International Airport has seen fewer cancellations than its neighbors in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, with a total of 37 inbound or outbound flights cancelled, according to FlightAware.

Author: 0 Longtime "Voice of the Tar Heels" Woody Durham dies at 76

The 'Cuse was the only ACC lower seed that did not win its matchup today. The Orange will head toward NCAA Tournament Selection Sunday firmly on the bubble for an at-large bid. NEW YORK (AP) - Theo Pinson pinpointed the reason North Carolina had success attacking Syracuse's 2-3 zone. At one point, UNC stretched its lead to a 21-point margin.

World Media Stop the shameful practice of female foeticide: Modi at 'Beti Bachao.' programme
Author: 0 Stop the shameful practice of female foeticide: Modi at 'Beti Bachao.' programme

With the launch of Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao (BBBP) scheme from Panipat in Haryana on January 15, 2015, the campaign is running in 14 districts of Rajasthan. He said Mission Indradhanush has brought an extremely positive change in the lives of women and children. Modi was on a day-long visit to this Rajasthan district that was in news recently for a remarkable transformation for attaining minimum gender gap - a leap from having the worst sex ratio at birth in Rajasthan seven years ago.

World Media Orangutan smoking a cigarette draws criticism against zoo
Author: 0 Orangutan smoking a cigarette draws criticism against zoo

They include remarks such as he had done a awful thing and the visitor should be ashamed of throwing the cigarette into the enclosure. The ape then picks it up and puffs on it. In 2011, photos of an orangutan named Tori surfaced, showing her smoking a cigarette the animal got from a visitor. Odon is however not the first case of a smoking orangutan in Indonesia.

World Media Questions to Derrius Guice completely inappropriate
Author: 0 Questions to Derrius Guice completely inappropriate

Reportedly, this isn't the first time a similar story has made headlines. In 2010 Dez Bryant was asked by the Miami Dolphins if his mother was a prostitute. Not only was he asked if he was a homosexual, but another question was premised on the presumably false assumption that Guice's mother worked as a prostitute.

World Media Rush on to restore power as another winter storm looms
Author: 0 Rush on to restore power as another winter storm looms

At least 1,600 flights have been cancelled at the New York City metro area's three major airports. "New Yorkers should take mass transit if possible and allow for extra time". When the precipitation is lighter, it is more likely to be rain, or a mixture. In this zone the storm will mainly produce snow, and the commute home Wednesday will be hard.

World Media Derrick Rose Signs With The Minnesota Timberwolves
Author: 0 Derrick Rose Signs With The Minnesota Timberwolves

Rose had been a free agent since being waived by the Utah Jazz on February 10 after he was traded from the Cleveland Cavaliers . He's played 16 games this year. Veteran point guard and former NBA MVP Derrick Rose has reached a deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves for the remainder of the season, a person with knowledge of the agreement told USA TODAY Sports.

World Media Second Storm of the Week Dumps Snow and Cripples Transit
Author: 0 Second Storm of the Week Dumps Snow and Cripples Transit

In New Jersey , a volunteer firefighter used the snow to save a house from major fire damage. By Thursday morning, there were almost 800,000 customers without power from Pennsylvania to ME, according to area power companies. Meanwhile in Philadelphia , Northeastern University's Women's Basketball team was caught pushing their bus after it got stuck on a hill. But before the snow turns to slush a third nor'easter is approaching this weekend.

World Media India Imposes New Trade Restrictions on North Korea
Author: 0 India Imposes New Trade Restrictions on North Korea

After returning from the United States, the South Korean officials will split up and Chung will visit China and Russian Federation, while Suh will head to Japan to speak to officials in the respective countries on the latest detente with North Korea .

World Media Meeting for those displaced after Beaver Dam apartment explosion
Author: 0 Meeting for those displaced after Beaver Dam apartment explosion

Wednesday. At a closed-door meeting with the evacuated residents, Nelson said he also offered to help them find and furnish new apartments in the event that their current homes are eventually ruled uninhabitable. Neighbors say he moved into the apartment two months ago and was a chemist at a nearby food plant. The Dodge County Humane Society assisted authorities in safely retrieving roughly 12 cats inside the apartment complex.

World Media Statue Politics Continue: Ambedkar And Periyar Statues Vandalized After Lenin
Author: 0 Statue Politics Continue: Ambedkar And Periyar Statues Vandalized After Lenin

A large posse of policemen in riot gear with watercanon put up a blockade preventing them from moving forward. Earlier, At least six persons were detained by the state police in this regard. "She also warned that her government will not spare anyone disrespecting statue of great men-be it Lenin, Swami Vivekananda, Rabindranath, Shyama Prasad or Gandhiji".

World Media House bill 4145 heads to House of Delegates, Senate
Author: 0 House bill 4145 heads to House of Delegates, Senate

Senator Plymale is expected to make a motion Tuesday morning for the 5-percent raise. Specifically, the Senate plan took about $13 million away from the teacher, school personnel, and state police pay raise portion of the amended bill , transferring it to all state workers instead at an equalized four percent pay raise for the next fiscal year.

World Media Bonzie Colson's 3-pointer sets up crucial Thursday in the ACC
Author: 0 Bonzie Colson's 3-pointer sets up crucial Thursday in the ACC

The Irish hung in early, building 13-8 and 15-11 leads. "There's no way he called it". Virginia Tech fell to Notre Dame in the ACC Tournament Wednesday night, 71-65. Neither team scored for a 3:38 span until a Rex Pflueger reverse lay-in at 2:49 brought the Irish within a pair (59-57), as the Hokies missed 11 of 12 shots.

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