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Author: 0 Max Holloway will fight for UFC Lightweight title this Saturday

Holloway was supposed to defend his 145-pound title against Frankie Edgar at UFC 222 in March but had to withdraw from that fight due to injury. At this point, Dana White was waiting for Max Holloway to confirm whether he would be able to compete or not, but Brian Ortega was ready to step in and face the fighter known as "The Eagle".

Global News Trump congratulates Egypt's President Sisi
Author: 0 Trump congratulates Egypt's President Sisi

A total of 21,835,387 voted for Sisi at home and overseas, while Sisi's only rival Moussa Mostafa Moussa garnered 656,534 votes, or 2.92 percent. Moussa, a little-known politician who is himself a supporter of the president , registered immediately before the closing date for applications, saving the election from being a one-horse race.

Global News 'Affluenza teen' set to be released from jail
Author: 0 'Affluenza teen' set to be released from jail

Couch's case attracted global attention in 2013 after a psychologist testifying on his behalf said the teen suffered from something called affluenza. The description stuck, especially after he was sentenced by Judge Jean Boyd to 10 years probation and intensive therapy.

Global News Trump invited Putin to White House, but no date set, Kremlin says
Author: 0 Trump invited Putin to White House, but no date set, Kremlin says

Mr. Ushakov said on Monday that the two sides have not had any "concrete discussions" since then. He expressed the hope that Russian Federation and the United States could return to "constructive and serious dialogue". Petersburg last week. But the governments didn't have time to begin making arrangements before the United States joined Britain and more than two dozen allies in sanctioning Russian Federation over the nerve-agent poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia ...

Global News Deadly California cliff auto wreck possibly intentional
Author: 0 Deadly California cliff auto wreck possibly intentional

Greg Baarts , acting assistant chief for the northern division of the California Highway Patrol , cautioned that the speedometer could have been affected by the crash, and the speed of the vehicle hasn't been conclusively determined. Baarts said a full vehicle inspection had yet to be completed, but he told reporters that the "complete lack of. physical evidence" of an accident, like skid marks, was striking.

Global News MI and Villanova Survive Final Four to Head To National Championship
Author: 0 MI and Villanova Survive Final Four to Head To National Championship

The trio - and the rest of the coveted one-and-dones - were already done before the bracket branched into San Antonio . The characteristic that may most strongly correlate with Villanova basketball is winning. It starts with a trio of transfers that will be eligible next season. One-and-done they are not. MI refused to fade, even with point guard Zavier Simpson - whose solid play has been critical to the Wolverines' late-season surge - playing terribly.

Global News An incredible life in pictures — Winnie Madikizela-Mandela
Author: 0 An incredible life in pictures — Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Ms Madikizela-Mandela died peacefully on Monday (local time) surrounded by her family following a long illness that kept her in and out of hospital since the start of the year, family spokesman Victor Dlamini said in a statement. Madikizela-Mandela's chief bodyguard was convicted of murder. Speaking about her past, during a candid interview, she admitted her experiences had "hardened" her.

Global News China's Tiangong-1 space lab set to fall to Earth
Author: 0 China's Tiangong-1 space lab set to fall to Earth

But before that, Tiangong-1 was the first station China launched into space . Based on its current trajectory, scientists have said the space station could land anywhere from Australia to the United States with the southern part of Michigans Lower Peninsula included in the strip of the USA? from northern California to Pennsylvania? where it might crash down, the report said.

Global News Two rounds of snow expected in Northland
Author: 0 Two rounds of snow expected in Northland

Vehicles take longer to stop on snow and ice than on dry pavement. For snow to accumulate in April, temperatures have to be much colder. "Snow will affect some of us on Monday , enough to cause disruption to travel plans as people return from the Easter Break".

Global News A lot of fans don't think MI stands a chance against Villanova
Author: 0 A lot of fans don't think MI stands a chance against Villanova

But I'll go with Villanova 73, MI 61, which seems low (yeah, I'd lean to the under). I apologize for some of the cuts, as I was having audio issues at some points. The 'Cats are absolutely loaded with guys that can shoot the 3, are unselfish in finding each other and create several matchup problems for ALL teams in the tournament.

Global News United Nations chief seeks independent probe into Gaza deaths
Author: 0 United Nations chief seeks independent probe into Gaza deaths

Riyad Mansour , Palestine's permanent observer to the United Nations , said at least 17 civilians were killed, including children. Kuwait requested the meeting to discuss the unraveling situation in Gaza, where Palestinians said Israeli fire killed 16 people in the conflict's deadliest single day since the 2014 Gaza war.

Global News Irish rugby players found not guilty of rape
Author: 0 Irish rugby players found not guilty of rape

Less than 24 hours after the verdicts were delivered thousands of people attended rallies in Dublin and Belfast to show their solidarity with the complainant. The slogan quickly went viral on social media, with thousands across the United Kingdom expressing their support for the woman. Both are thought to have been influence by the MeToo movement which originated in the US.

Global News Governor Signs Teacher Pay Raise Bill, Some Educators Are Still Walking Out
Author: 0 Governor Signs Teacher Pay Raise Bill, Some Educators Are Still Walking Out

The amounts are built into the minimum salary schedule and are not a one-year stipend. Now, the Oklahoma State School Board Association is providing a clearer picture for what teachers could expect if the bill passes. This is accomplished by an increase of $1 per pack of cigarettes; taxing little cigars at the same rate as cigarettes; raising the fuel tax by 3 cents a gallon on gasoline and 6 cents a gallon on diesel; and raising the gross production tax from 2 percent to 5 percent on all ...

Global News Trump Threatens To Nuke NAFTA If Mexico Doesn't' Stop Flood Of Illegals
Author: 0 Trump Threatens To Nuke NAFTA If Mexico Doesn't' Stop Flood Of Illegals

In February, Mexican President Peña Nieto cancelled plans to visit Washington after another phone call with Trump during which the USA president reportedly lost his temper. The president also complained on Twitter that Border Patrol agents can't do their jobs properly because of "ridiculous liberal (Democrat) laws" that allow people caught for being in the country illegally to be released while they await a hearing before a federal immigration judge.

Global News 8 militants, 2 civilians as many soldiers killed in south Kashmir gunfights
Author: 0 8 militants, 2 civilians as many soldiers killed in south Kashmir gunfights

Encounters are underway in Shopian's Dragad and Kachdoora. "Anantnag Encounter: One terrorist has been killed, another arrested". They were injured in troops' firing on protesters and succumbed at a local hospital. It was the largest one-day death toll of insurgents in recent years, the military said. His body was found with bullet wounds in the Hermain area of Shopian district in south Kashmir.

Global News Netanyahu praises Israeli troops after Gaza border clashes
Author: 0 Netanyahu praises Israeli troops after Gaza border clashes

Earlier on Sunday , Erdogan gave a televised speech in southern Turkey, during which he denounced Israel for its response to a Hamas-led provocation on the Israel-Gaza border on Friday . Hamas, the dominant Palestinian group in Gaza, said five of the dead were members of its armed wing. The war of words between the two came after Israeli forces opened fire on some violent demonstrations on the Gaza border on March 30, killing 15 people.

Global News Athens couple charged, children in the home at the time of arrests
Author: 0 Athens couple charged, children in the home at the time of arrests

According to a Facebook post , Rochester Police Officer Alex Malo stopped a motor vehicle for a civil infraction Thursday evening. Sessine was arrested and ordered held without bail, police said. Officers seized a pound of marijuana, just under two ounces of psilocybin mushrooms, approximately a half ounce of cocaine, as well as THC wax, LSD, cash and weighing scales.

Global News S Korean musicians arrive in Pyongyang for concerts
Author: 0 S Korean musicians arrive in Pyongyang for concerts

K-pop artists such as veteran singer Cho Yong Pil and Seohyun of the popular girl group Girls' Generation are among the performers. Joy , member of K-pop girl group Red Velvet , got a lot of hate online after it was announced that she would not be joining her group to perform in North Korea because of schedule conflict with her drama as the South Korean art troupe delegation departed from Seoul for Pyongyang, North Korea on Saturday morning aboard a direct flight.

Global News Lindsay Lohan Loses Court Case
Author: 0 Lindsay Lohan Loses Court Case

She also objected to depiction of a blonde woman, shown in one image being frisked by a police officer, and in another wearing a red bikini and jewelry, taking a selfie with her cellphone and flashing a peace sign. In 2010, she settled a $100 million lawsuit against E-Trade over a Super Bowl commercial featuring a "milkaholic" baby named Lindsay , an ad the actress felt was mocking her various drug and alcohol arrests.

Global News A man from Florida found a three-meter alligator in his pool
Author: 0 A man from Florida found a three-meter alligator in his pool

Homeowner Patricia Carver told WFLA that the alligator broke through her screened-in porch to enter the pool. Her husband woke her up when he heard odd noises coming from outside their home in the Calusa Lakes neighbourhood. "The trapper did his job too by making sure the public was safe", Carver said. Carver said she believes that low water levels in local lagoons may have played a role in how the alligator ended up in her pool.

Global News Sabotaging the US Census
Author: 0 Sabotaging the US Census

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has filed a separate lawsuit over the same issue. And if you were an immigrant, even a legal one, after the a year ago of crackdowns and deportations that have torn families apart, would you answer a survey telling them where you are? We'll let you know when a judge rules on it.

Global News Rocchi to ref at World Cup
Author: 0 Rocchi to ref at World Cup

Gerisha thanked all the officials who helped him reach that point in his career, including Essam Seyam and Gamal El Ghandour, former Egyptian presidents of the Referees Committee, along with Ahmed El-Shenawy, Nasser Abbas, Azab Hagag, Ahmed Badawy and Hossam Taha, members of the committee.

Global News Woj: Embiid could return in two weeks following surgery Saturday
Author: 0 Woj: Embiid could return in two weeks following surgery Saturday

Philadelphia 76ers All-Star center Joel Embiid had surgery Saturday to fix a broken bone around his left eye. Ingram had played in only two games since returning from a groin strain that sidelined him for 12 games. Over 63 starts, Embiid has averaged 22.9 points, 11.0 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 1.8 blocks in 30.3 minutes per game this season. Longtime Philadelphia 76ers star Maurice Cheeks was selected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, the organization announced ...

Global News North Korea to take part in next two Olympics: IOC chief
Author: 0 North Korea to take part in next two Olympics: IOC chief

The situation significantly de-escalated before the Winter Olympics that were recently held in South Korea's Pyeongchang with North Korean athletes participating in the Games. "This commitment has been fully supported by the supreme leader Kim Jong Un in a meeting we had this afternoon", he said. "The joint march of the athletes from the two Koreas in Pyeongchang sent a very strong signal of peace from these Olympic Games to the world", he said.

Global News United Nations blacklists 27 ships, 21 companies over business with North Korea
Author: 0 United Nations blacklists 27 ships, 21 companies over business with North Korea

On Friday, the U.N. Security Council published a statement on its website, saying that Tsang had "coordinated North Korean coal exports with a North Korean broker operating in a third country". It came days after Kim met the Chinese president, Xi Jinping , and an announcement that the North Korean leader would meet the South Korean president, Moon Jae-in, on 27 April .

Global News Malala weeps after Swat home return
Author: 0 Malala weeps after Swat home return

It is an honour for Pakistan that Malala is now considered to be an icon as for as the cause of education is concerned and her courage has motivated countless families to firmly pursue plans for education of their daughters. Bibi said Yousafzai " lit the candle of education ". Security was also visibly beefed up in Mingora the previous day. Haqqani said Malala and her brother requested to be sent dried plums from a tree in the garden once they were harvested.

Global News Tiger Woods Calls Himself 'A Walking Miracle' Before Masters Appearance
Author: 0 Tiger Woods Calls Himself 'A Walking Miracle' Before Masters Appearance

Woods attended the annual Champions Dinner at Augusta previous year but was in pain from leg and back injuries - "I was debilitated", he said - and did not compete. "I'm starting to put the pieces together". A little more crisp. On Friday, Woods remarked on his website that not only was he given another chance to live his life the way he wants to, but it's a miracle that he can do so.

Global News Nothing Thrills Stephen Colbert More Than a New Trump Nickname
Author: 0 Nothing Thrills Stephen Colbert More Than a New Trump Nickname

I take everything back!" In this photo provided by CBS, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump , left, joins host Stephen Colbert on the set of â€The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Tuesday, Sept. Then he switched to his Trump impression: "Fake". Colbert exclaimed in reaction to the incorrect headline. Colbert then gave the network a friendly reminder that he is not, in fact, the host of " SNL ".

Global News Buhari's Visit: Lagos declares March 29 work-free day
Author: 0 Buhari's Visit: Lagos declares March 29 work-free day

With Our goal is to have an assembling plant in Lagos within the next 20 months in Lagos. The President was received on Thursday morning by the state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode , as well as the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, among other government officials.

Global News Trump's 'Southern Border WALL' Construction Photos Aren't Quite What He Claims
Author: 0 Trump's 'Southern Border WALL' Construction Photos Aren't Quite What He Claims

That bipartisan cooperation minimizes barriers to the northward flow of cheap labor and also weakens President Donald Trump's support among his populist voters. Trump is mad that he didn't secure his wall in the omnibus, and so he's throwing out silly ideas and wasting West Wing man-hours by forcing his aides to look into them as though he's onto something.

Global News Woman sentenced to five years for voting while on parole
Author: 0 Woman sentenced to five years for voting while on parole

A poll worker helped her fill out a provisional ballot, of the sort given to people who aren't on the rolls, and she cast it. In Texas , convicted felons can't vote until they complete their full sentence , including supervised release. Her attorney, St. John, said that an appeal has already been filed and he's hopeful he can at least get her out on bond soon. "I don't think she should be going to prison for that".

Global News Man kills mom, walks into police station with 'severed' head
Author: 0 Man kills mom, walks into police station with 'severed' head

Authorities have not yet released the names of the officers. When officer arrived, they discovered a female victim with wounds to her head, according to Lt. Police say he refused to follow officers' commands and acted erratically. Midland Police said the situation is still being actively investigated, and the department is coordinating with the Michigan State Police and the Midland County Prosecuting Attorney's Office.

Global News Israeli troops wound 13 on Gaza border, day after deadly protest
Author: 0 Israeli troops wound 13 on Gaza border, day after deadly protest

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said the Israeli authorities bore "full responsibility" for the deaths and declared Saturday as a day of mourning. Earlier Saturday, Hamas publicly acknowledged that five members of its military wing, the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, were among the fatalities.

Global News Court refuses to delay special election order
Author: 0 Court refuses to delay special election order

In a series of tweets Thursday, Walker blamed former Attorney General Eric Holder and other Democrats for forcing the issue on the special elections. Fitzgerald said people would still have representation since Assembly and Senate districts overlap. The bill would remove the requirement in current law that the governor promptly call special elections when vacancies occur in the Legislature.

Global News Massive tax hike hidden in budget say PCs
Author: 0 Massive tax hike hidden in budget say PCs

It will reimburse participants up to 80 per cent of eligible drug and dental expenses per year to a maximum of $400 per single person, $600 per couple, and $700 per family of four. So it raises taxes, preferably on the rich, to pay for new social spending. But Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford lambasted the Liberal government's planned deficits , saying taxpayers would end up "stuck with the bill".

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