This crowd is made up of priests on a pilgrimage in Bucharest, Romania, ahead of Orthodox Palm Sunday. Many Orthodox churches base their Easter date on the Julian calendar, not the Gregorian calendar used by Western countries. This year, Orthodox Easter Sunday will fall on 8 April. Source link"In pictures: Christians celebrate Easter around the world"
Fox News host Laura Ingraham said she’ll be taking a pre-planned vacation next week, amidst backlash over a tweet she posted mocking Parkland activist David Hogg. Ingraham said during Friday’s episode of the Ingraham Angle that guest hosts will fill in for her next week as she takes an Easter vacation with her children. Though Ingraham said the break was planned in advance, it coincides with growing controversy over her social media post, which derided…"Fox Host Laura Ingraham to Take a Vacation Amidst David Hogg Scandal"
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(Reuters) – Ian Poulter kept his hopes alive for a U.S. Masters invitation as the Englishman shot a seven-under-par 65 to share a two-stroke lead with American Beau Hossler after the third round of the Houston Open on Saturday. Poulter, who needs to win the Houston tournament to qualify for next week’s Masters, sat alone atop the leaderboard for a long time at 14-under 202 before Hossler sank an eight-foot birdie putt at the last…"Poulter shares Houston lead as he bids for Masters invite"
SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea and the United States kicked off their annual joint military exercises on Sunday after they were delayed by about a month for the Winter Olympics and to help create conditions for a resumption of talks between North and South Korea. The Foal Eagle field exercise, which usually involves combined ground, air, naval and special operations troops, will continue for a month. The computer-simulated Key Resolve will be held for two…"U.S., South Korea kick off annual joint military exercises after month-long delay"
Anthony Joshua overcame a tough challenge from Joseph Parker to unify the WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight titles on Saturday night in Cardiff. The Brit was taken the distance for the first time in his career, but came through with a comfortable unanimous decision victory – winning 118:110, 118:110, 119-109. At the beginning of the fight it was his opponent, Parker, who started the faster of the two as he looked to establish his jab,…"Anthony Joshua beats Joseph Parker by unanimous decision to unify heavyweight titles, calls out Deontay Wilder"
Image copyright Reuters Image caption Tombs at the Djingareyber mosque in Timbuktu were smashed by Islamist militants in 2012 The International Criminal Court in the Hague has taken into custody a man wanted for war crimes in Mali, after the authorities there handed him over. Al Hassan Ag Abdoul Aziz Ag Mohamed Ag Mahmoud headed the Islamic police in Timbuktu when it was under the control of jihadist militants five years ago. He is accused…"Mali jihadist faces war crimes charges at International Criminal Court"
Jerusalem (AFP) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday praised troops for “guarding the country’s borders” after a mass Gaza frontier protest led to clashes that left 16 Palestinians dead. “Well done to our soldiers,” he wrote in a statement. “Israel acts vigorously and with determination to protect its sovereignty and the security of its citizens.” Tens of thousands of Palestinians rallied on the Gaza side of the border fence on Friday, some hurling…"Netanyahu praises Israeli troops after Gaza border clashes"
2nd Test, England tour of Australia and New Zealand at Christchurch, Mar 30 – Apr 3 2018 Cricinfo | Live Streams | Reddit-Stream Innings Score England 307 New Zealand 237/8 (85.3 ov) Batsman Runs Balls SR Neil Wagner 0 5 0.0 Tim Southee 49 44 111.36 Bowler Overs Runs Wickets Stuart Broad 18.3 40 5 James Anderson 22.0 59 3 New Zealand trail by 70 runs with 2 wickets remaining in the innings Send feedback…"Match Thread: New Zealand vs England at Hagley Oval, Christchurch, Day 3"
(Reuters) – American Sloane Stephens kept intact her streak of never having lost a final as she defeated Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko 7-6(5) 6-1 to claim the Miami Open title on Saturday. Mar 31, 2018; Key Biscayne, FL, USA; Sloane Stephens of the United States celebrates with the Butch Buchholz championship trophy after her match against Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia (not pictured) during the women’s singles final of the Miami Open at Tennis Center at Crandon…"Stephens sees off Ostapenko to win Miami title"