Dateline: Events/Headlines – Week Of March 1, 2016 In News, Pop Culture History, Tech, Celebrity, Sports, Entertainment & Fascinating Facts
Super Tuesday -
Looks like Hillary and Donald Trump are the clear winners. Trump picked-up 316 delegates winning seven states. Hillary picked-up 544 delegates winning seven states.
The United Nations Security Council on Wednesday unanimously adopted a resolution that dramatically expands existing U.N. sanctions on North Korea in response to its Jan. 6 nuclear test, a measure largely negotiated by Washington and Beijing. Under the sanctions, all cargo going to and from North Korea must be inspected and North Korean trade representatives in Syria, Iran and Vietnam are among 16 individuals added to a U.N. blacklist, along with 12 North Korean entities.
Sports Authority Inc. filed for bankruptcy Wednesday after failing to exploit the fitness boom that's been a rare bright spot in retail. The company, whose name adorns the stadium that's home to the Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos, has fallen far since a $1.3 billion buyout in 2006 piled it with debt. The company said in a statement following the bankruptcy filing in Delaware that it will close as many as 140 of its 463 locations.
Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson announced Friday that he's suspending his bid for the Republican presidential nomination.
"There's a lot of people who love me, they just won't vote for me," Carson said at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC)
The Supreme Court on Friday temporarily blocked a Louisiana law - a law enacted in 2014, that required doctors performing abortions to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals. A trial judge blocked the law, saying that such doctors were often unable to obtain admitting privileges for reasons unrelated to their competence and that the law created an undue burden on a woman’s constitutional right to abortion.
Passing - Former First Lady Nancy Reagan. She was 94.
A truck bomb at an Iraqi checkpoint south of Baghdad killed at least 60 people and wounded more than 70 on Sunday, medical and security officials said, and Islamic State claimed responsibility for the blast.
Retires - Peyton Manning surveyed the landscape of his brilliant career and called one last audible. He's retiring a champion. A month after Denver's triumph in Super Bowl 50, Manning informed John Elway he is following his lead and riding off into that orange sunset just like the Broncos' boss did 17 years ago after winning his second Super Bowl.
Technology news -
Apple has filed an appeal against an order demanding that it help investigators gain access to data on the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino killers. The tech firm filed the appeal late Tuesday against the order issued last month by U.S. District Court Magistrate Sheri Pym under the federal All Writs Act late Tuesday.
Samsung Electronics will start selling its latest flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge, on March 8 in India, just 15 days after their global launch on February 21.
Top video games
Fire Emblem Fates (DS)
Street Fighter V (PS4)
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 (PS4) XOne)
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 (PS4)
Grand Theft Auto V (PS4)
Project X Zone 2: Brave New World (3DS)
Rainbow Six: Siege (XOne) NBA 2K16 - (PS4)
Entertainment news -
The Bob Dylan Archive has been acquired by the George Kaiser Family Foundation (GKFF) and The University of Tulsa (TU) and will be permanently housed in Tulsa.
Passing - Gayle McCormick - lead singer of the 1960’s rock band, “Smith” - best-known for 1968’s, “Baby It’s You.”
She was 67.
Marry - Media Mogul Rupert Murdoch (87) to model Jerry Hall.
Passing - Pat Conroy, who turned tales of his painfully dysfunctional family into best-selling novels such as "The Great Santini" and "The Prince of Tides," died on Friday at the age of 70
Lana Rae Meisner, the wife of Eagles co-founder and former bassist Randy Meisner, was accidentally shot and killed by a rifle she was putting away. according to the Los Angeles Police Department, investigators believe that a rifle accidentally discharged while being moved in a closet. "As she lifted the rifle in the case, another item within the case shifted and hit the trigger of the rifle causing it to fire and fatally injure Mrs. Meisner."
Lady Gaga and Al Roker are among the celebrities jumping into frigid Lake Michigan waters at a fundraiser for the Special Olympics. It's the singer's second time participating in Chicago's Polar Plunge. NBC Todayshow personality Roker, Lady Gaga and her fiance, Chicago Fire actor Taylor Kinney, took the plunge Sunday (March 6) with stars from other television shows.
Top pop hit albums
ANTI - Rihanna
I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It - The 1975
25 - Adele
This Unruly Mess I’ve Made - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Piece By Piece - Kelly Clarkson
Purpose - Justin Bieber
Traveller - Chris Stapleton
For All Kings - Anthrax
Humns - Joey + Rory
Blurryface - twenty one pilots
TRAPSOUL - Bryson Tiller
Islah - Kevin Gates
Beauty Behind The Madness - THe Weeknd
Dig In Deep - Bonnie Raitt
Top pop hit music singles -
Stressed Out - twenty one pilots
Work - Rihanna fea. Drake
My House - Flo Rida
Love Yourself - Justin Bieber
Pillowtalk - Zayn
Sorry - Justin Bieber
7 Years - Lukas Graham
Me, Myself & I - G-Eazy x Bebe Rexha
Piece By Piece - Kelly Clarkson
Cake By The Ocean - DNCE
Roses - The Chainsmokers fea. Rozes
Work From Home - Fifth Harmony fea. Ty Dolla $ign
Hello - Adele
I Took A PIll In Ibiza - Mike Posner
Hands To Myself - Selena Gomez
Top movies -
London Has Fallen
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
Gods of Egypt
Kung Fu Panda 3
Eddie the Eagle