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The power of the haka: New Zealanders pay traditional tribute to mosque attack victims

It’s been performed on the red carpet and on the rugby field, at funerals and weddings. The haka is a captivating ceremonial dance of New Zealand’s Maori people, traditionally used on the battlefield but also used to mark the significance of an occasion, be it a celebration or a commemoration.


Cyclone may have killed more than 1,000 people, Mozambique president says

JOHANNESBURG — More than 1,000 people were feared dead in Mozambique four days after a cyclone slammed into the country, submerging entire villages and leaving bodies floating in the floodwaters, the nation's president said.


Suspect arrested in deadly Netherlands tram shooting

A suspect was arrested in a shooting that left three people dead and five wounded on a tram in the Netherlands on Monday morning in what authorities said may have been a terror attack. The ensuing manhunt convulsed the Dutch city of Utrecht.


Malaysia's Mahathir says some state-owned entities may be listed

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia may list certain state-owned entities to cut government debt and liabilities, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Tuesday as it seeks new revenue sources to boost its fiscal position.


Hope, an Orangutan, Was Shot 74 Times. She Was Blinded but Survived.

An endangered orangutan who rescue workers named Hope was found blinded and near death last week on an oil palm plantation in Indonesia after she was stabbed and shot 74 times by an air rifle, according to the Orangutan Information Centre, a conservation group. Her malnourished month-old baby was by

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Politics News

After Identity ‎Politics‏

The latest installment in an ongoing interview series with senior editor Mark Bauerlein. In this episode, Mark is joined by Mark Lilla to discuss identitarianism in America and his book The Once and Future Liberal: After Identity Politics.

FIRSTTHINGS.COM - 2019-03-18 15:08:48

Confident Crawford selling ` ‎politics‏ of independence '

Damion Crawford, the man who Friday became the candidate for the People’s National Party in Portland Eastern, said his focus is on selling a “politics of independence” to the people of that constituency.

JAMAICA GLEANER - 2019-03-18 05:20:57

Editorial : One-party ‎politics‏ in Southwest Virginia

What’s politics without a little controversy? Let’s take a closer look at the one that’s erupted to our west. State Sen. Bill Carrico, R-Grayson, announced on March 5 that he would not be seeking a new term after 18 years in the General Assembly. That news was big enough as is, but it was compounded

ROANOKE TIMES - 2019-03-18 04:00:00

How to invest when ‎politics‏ goes schizophrenic

For most of America’s history, we have been governed by two political parties of one mind. Both Republicans and Democrats were mostly practical, centrist and pro-capitalist. Even liberals eager to tax business were careful not to kill the goose that laid the golden eggs of jobs and prosperity.

WND - 2019-03-17 22:40:41

SDNY does n't ` care about ‎politics‏ ' : Bharara

Former Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara says the Southern District of New York is ''aggressive, fearless, and independent'' and ''they don't care about politics.'' Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

REUTERS - 2019-03-17 19:35:28
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Business News

Hawaii weighs first-in-nation plastic bans at restaurants

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii would be the first state in the U.S. to ban most plastics at restaurants under legislation that aims to cut down on waste that pollutes the ocean. Dozens of cities across the country have banned plastic foam containers, but Hawaii’s measure would make it the first to do so sta

AP - 2019-03-19 05:10:49

Ebay rolls out tool to let sellers target interested buyers

EBay has launched a feature to let sellers target buyers who are “watching” an item but haven’t yet purchased it. Through a feature called “offer to buyers,” EBay is looking to increase conversions through purchase intent. For EBay, it’s a way to tailor pricing to drive up sales. The service was ini

DIGIDAY - 2019-03-19 04:01:22

Exela Technologies, Inc. (XELA) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript

Image source: The Motley Fool. Exela Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:XELA) Good day, everyone, and welcome to the Exela Technologies Fourth Quarter 2018 Financial Results Conference Call. All participants will be in listen-only mode. (Operator Instructions) After today's presentation, there will be an op

YAHOO! - 2019-03-19 00:55:35

Tanzania sets up mineral trading centers to curb illegal gold exports

DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Tanzania has ordered all mineral-producing regions in the East African nation to set up government-controlled trading centers by the end of June, accelerating efforts to curb illegal exports of gold and other precious minerals.

REUTERS - 2019-03-18 14:58:26

‎Business‏ of the Week : Bomgaars

The Sterling Bomgaars location was opened for business in November of 2011 as the 60th store in the company with locations from Central Iowa to Colorado. Bomgaars was founded in the late 1940s in Sioux City, Iowa as an automotive parts supplier and grew over the years to add farm, ranch and home goo

STERLING JOURNAL-ADVOCATE - 2019-03-19 04:55:58
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Technology News

The Overwhelming Majority Of Android Security Apps Don't Work - Report

According to a recent run of tests and the associated study conducted by independent security checking organization AV-Comparisons, the vast majority of security software available for Android is simply not up to the task of accomplishing its claimed purpose. Alarmingly, of around 250 security apps

ANDROID HEADLINES - 2019-03-18 21:22:49

Apple Business Chat drives in-seat drink ordering at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland

It’s a nifty system, first introduced to Phillies fans last summer. In this iteration, Cleveland fans can access a menu, order drinks and get them delivered directly to their seats using iMessage on their iPhones.

TECHCRUNCH - 2019-03-18 20:42:41

Apple Updates iPad Lineup Ahead of Services Event

Next week, Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) will host an event that is expected to focus heavily on new services: a new video-streaming service and likely a premium news subscription service. Meanwhile, the company has been widely expected to have new iPads in the works, and the event would have been a natural

CNBC - 2019-03-18 17:38:00

Billionaire and 'Shark Tank' judge Mark Cuban: 'If I were going to start a business today,' here's what it would be

Billionaire tech titan Mark Cuban listens to entrepreneurs share countless business ideas thanks to his starring role as a judge on ABC's hit show, "Shark Tank." But Cuban recently revealed what areas of technology he'd focus on if he were to launch a business now. "If I were going to start a busine

CNBC - 2019-03-18 17:28:51

Tesla Pickup: Elon Musk's New Electric Truck Tease Is Literally a Black Box

Shortly after Elon Musk announced the long-awaited Model Y compact SUV at the Tesla Design Studio on March 14, attendees and viewers were also treated to an early glimpse of the Tesla Pickup Truck… sort of.

INVERSE.COM - 2019-03-18 16:14:00
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Entertainment News

Shootings during SXSW rattle businesses near city 's ‎entertainment‏ district

AUSTIN, Texas — Five shootings during the last weekend of South by Southwest has Austin Police Chief Brian Manley promising more security for the city’s entertainment district.

CBS AUSTIN - 2019-03-19 02:09:23

MHS Pageant features ‎entertainment‏ by Pirates

COOS BAY — Marshfield High School seniors' MHS Charity Pageant will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at Marshfield in the auditorium. Watch 18 young men and women showcase their various talents and engage the audience. This is the final fundraiser event of the year for the MHS Charity Program.

WORLD LINK - 2019-03-18 13:00:00

Photos : First HerdCon celebrates pop culture , ‎entertainment‏

The inaugural HerdCon pop culture and entertainment convention takes place on Saturday, March 16, 2019, inside the Memorial Student Center in Huntington. Welcome to the discussion.


Showcase : Local ‎entertainment‏

Art exhibit featuring work by St. Joseph County high school students, Carnegie Center for the Arts, Three Rivers. Hazeltree, 2 p.m., Riviera Theatre, Three Rivers; free admission.


Epicenter adds after-hours ‎entertainment‏

ROCKINGHAM — Danny Wimmer Presents has announced new after-hours programming for the Epicenter Festival. The Rockingham Village Stage will host most of the after-hours entertainment throughout the weekend, including an exclusive pre-show party for festival campers on Thursday, May 9, featuring AC/DC

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Sports News

When Boxing Was a Competitive Sport

Mikey Garcia never quit. He took his beating like a man. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images) The Mayweather-ization of the sport may soon be irreversible, and we can accept the crumbs allotted to us or not, depending on our hunger…

BOXING.COM - 2019-03-18 20:37:20

2017 Yamaha EX Sport

Excellent condition 2017 Yamaha EX Sport (with reverse) offered for sale. Discounts are often available and manufacturer rebates change on a daily basis. Let's make a deal! Ask about a trailer for this boat.

LAKEEXPO.COM - 2019-03-18 20:34:55

Growing sport

Weather aside, participants of the NAIA Women's Wrestling Invitational Saturday at the University of Jamestown said the first National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics event has lifted the trajectory of the emerging sport.

JAMESTOWN SUN - 2019-03-18 12:10:22

UK viewers want more women 's sport

52 per cent think the BBC should be doing more to encourage women in sport. UK viewers want more women’s sport on TV, a survey by Netfluential has found. According to the findings, 52 per cent of viewers think the BBC should be doing more to encourage women to participate in sport; 50 per cent said

TVBEUROPE.COM - 2019-03-18 10:23:30

Sport & Travel Show time

VIRGINIA — Have you been waiting for winter’s grip to ease up before planning your spring and summer projects?. It looks like that time is now as temperatures have begun to climb, sunshine has made a more regular appearances and the first official day of spring is Wednesday.

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Health News

Sick turtle restored to ‎health‏

It was one of the more unusual MRI scans the staff at Cayman’s CTMH Doctors Hospital have ever been asked to perform. The procedure itself was simple enough. The only complication was that in this case, the patient was a turtle.

CAYMANCOMPASS.COM - 2019-03-18 23:39:51

Justin Bieber focusing on his ‎health‏

Justin Bieber is ''very focused on getting better''. The 25-year-old singer has been receiving treatment for his mental health over the past few months, and sources have said he's working hard on getting better so he can be in a ''great place'' for both himself and his wife Hailey Bieber - who was k

CONTACTMUSIC.NET - 2019-03-18 20:25:52

Volunteering has positive effects on mental ‎health‏

As cliché as it may sound, it’s also a fact: Doing good is good for everyone. Altruism is beneficial to your mental health, physical well-being and sense of belonging. A recent study revealed that volunteering for as little as two hours every week can be instrumental to your health. The same study f

DAILY GATE CITY - 2019-03-18 17:45:00

Hospital accepting applications for ‎health‏ care scholarships

The HSHS St Anthony’s Memorial Hospital’s Auxiliary is currently accepting applications for its scholarship program. This year the auxiliary will be granting four $500 scholarships to either local high school seniors or college students (including adults returning to school) pursuing a degree or cer

EFFINGHAM DAILY NEWS - 2019-03-18 16:24:31

Women 's ‎health‏

There are a lot of great things happening in Women’s health care at a clinic in East Hamilton. Dr. Christin Zrinscak and Kate Demers join us from Crown Point Family Health Centre.

CHCH.COM - 2019-03-18 16:04:54
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