Portman among 47 GOP senators to sign letter to Iran WASHINGTON — In a move Democrats denounced as trying to sabotage the Obama administration’s foreign policy, Sen. Rob Portman and 46 other Senate Republicans yesterday warned Iran’s leadership that any agreement to limit Tehran’s apparent efforts to build a nuclear bomb would need Senate approval to stay in effect beyond 2016. More
Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
China says India dialogue reduced disagreements, but experts warn of strains State media and strategic experts in Beijing, however, cautioned that China's stand still differed from India's over key issues such as terrorism and India's entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), as well as trade. Chinese Foreign Ministry ... 02/22/2017 - 9:20 pm | View Link
India raises NSG, Masood with China On New Delhi’s bid for membership of the elite Nuclear Suppliers Group, Jaishankar said China’s “view of procedures and processes” were different. “On the NSG issue the Chinese side underlined that they were open to India’s application for ... 02/22/2017 - 3:00 pm | View Link
Overwhelming support for move to ban Pak-based terrorist Masood Azhar, India tells China Besides the issue of Azhar, China’s decision to block India’s application to the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) also hit bilateral ties in 2016. On the NSG issue, Jaishankar said China was “open” to India’s joining but said there were procedures ... 02/21/2017 - 11:04 pm | View Link
China, India to hold strategic dialogue in Beijing Issues including India's bid to join the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) and its application to list Massod Azhar, the head of the militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed, as a designated terrorist under the 1267 Sanctions Committee of the UN Security Council will ... 02/17/2017 - 2:38 am | View Link
We need 'solid evidence' to back India's efforts to ban Masood Azhar at UN: China Commenting on reports of "friction points" in the bilateral relationship+, including the Masood Azhar issue and India's admission into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), Geng said "differences are only natural". "Through all kinds of conversation and ... 02/17/2017 - 12:07 am | View Link
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Two points for a team winning in overtime or shootout; the team losing in overtime or shootout receives one which is registered in the OTL or SOL columns.
Moose Jaw 3 Lethbridge 1
Saskatoon 3 Prince Albert 1
Medicine Hat 5 Calgary 4
Swift Current at Moose Jaw, 7 p.m.
Brandon at Medicine Hat, 7:30 p.m.
Moose Jaw at Saskatoon, 4:05 p.m.
Medicine Hat at Prince Albert, 7 p.m.
Calgary at Moose Jaw, 7 p.m.
Five facts about Sunday's 89th Annual Academy Awards:
A record four black directors are nominated in the documentary feature category.
The film academy reports that 336 feature films were eligible for best picture this year, compared to 305 last year.
The film academy has issued more than 1,600 press credentials for the 89th annual Academy Awards.
Tyler Scanlon hit back-to-back baskets to lift Boston University into the lead and Justin Alston added the clinching free throws with nine seconds remaining in a 71-68 defeat of Holy Cross in overtime on Saturday.
Hankerson had given Boston U a 59-57 lead with a 3-pointer late in regulation, but Holy Cross' Robert Champion forced overtime with a pair of free throws.
An 8-year-old Houston girl was shot to death following a traffic accident that resulted in gunfire, her mother and police said Saturday.
The girl and her mother were going east on a Houston roadway around 2 a.m. Saturday when their Honda Accord hit a southbound Pontiac, according to investigators.
The girl's mother, Latoyia Thomas, told KPRC-TV (http://bit.ly/2mp36Ot) she and her daughter, DeMaree Atkins, were on their way home when the crash happened.
Jack Sock won the last seven points of a second-set tiebreaker to beat Donald Young 6-4, 7-6 (2) on Saturday in an all-American semifinal at the Delray Beach Open.
Sock never lost his serve all day and allowed Young only one break-point opportunity.