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Kentucky snuffs out Davidson's top scorers in NCAAs to advance in Boise

Kentucky snuffs out Davidson's top scorers in NCAAs to advance in Boise

It went back and forth until Knox's two free throws with 2:50 made it 63-59 and sparked a 9-0 run to put Kentucky up by 10 points with just under a minute to play. "If we'd taken six more, we would've...

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Student walkouts protesting gun violence planned at San Diego County schools

Student walkouts protesting gun violence planned at San Diego County schools

Choudrant, La. - - Choudrant High School Junior Caleb Whitten said his reaction to the deadly shooting in Parkland wasn't what he expected. "It was scary a year ago when we thought we actually had...

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The happiest countries on earth in 2018 have been revealed

The happiest countries on earth in 2018 have been revealed

The 2018 top-10, as ever dominated by the Nordics, are Finland, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Switzerland, Netherlands, Canada, New Zealand, Sweden and Australia. The largest groups of immigrants come fro...

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Ronald Gasser gets 30 years in killing of Joe McKnight

Ronald Gasser gets 30 years in killing of Joe McKnight

Lawyers for Gasser argued their client shot in self-defense after McKnight walked up to his vehicle. The man who was yelling shot the other man a few times, she said. The tragedy could have been avoid...

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Putin Visits Annexed Crimea Days Before Election

Putin Visits Annexed Crimea Days Before Election

The Trump administration accused Russia on Thursday of a concerted operation to hack the US energy grid and other critical infrastructure including aviation, and separately imposed sanctions on a ra...

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Jordan Bridge accident involved same engineers involved in fatal Florida bridge collapse

Jordan Bridge accident involved same engineers involved in fatal Florida bridge collapse

The span was placed into its final position on Saturday. In Tuesday's release, the university added, "The FIU-Sweetwater UniversityCity Bridge is the largest pedestrian bridge moved via Self-Propell...

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Trump will fire National Security adviser HR McMaster soon

Trump will fire National Security adviser HR McMaster soon

McMaster, whose ouster has been rumored for months, will leave once he has figured out his next move. . The Post report, however, cited "five people with knowledge of the plans", adding President...

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Robert Mueller subpoenas Trump business records involving Russian Federation

Robert Mueller subpoenas Trump business records involving Russian Federation

The order is the first known instance of Mueller demanding records directly related to Donald Trump's businesses, bringing the investigation closer to the President, informed sources told The New ...

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Gavin Williamson announced new chemical weapons defence

Gavin Williamson announced new chemical weapons defence

According to the reports, Skripal was convicted by the Russian government of passing secrets to UK's Secret Intelligence Service MI6 in 2004, but was given refuge in the United Kingdom in 2010 as part...

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Spring statement: Poor growth gives little reason for optimism

Spring statement: Poor growth gives little reason for optimism

Policies on the cards for the future include a potential tax on chewing gum made from synthetic rubber, as part of a clampdown on single-use plastic, as well as a deposit return scheme (DRS) for Engla...

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Alibaba plans listing in mainland China

Alibaba plans listing in mainland China

A simple moving average (SMA) is an arithmetic moving average calculated by adding the closing price of the security for some time periods and then dividing this total by the number of time periods....

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United Nations gets $100M for Palestinians but still short

United Nations gets $100M for Palestinians but still short

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres addressed an emergency funding conference in Rome after the USA administration this year slashed tens of millions to the U.N. The government says this will help meet...

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Barcelona Midfielder Andre Gomes Gives A Heartbreaking Interview About His Current Situation

Barcelona Midfielder Andre Gomes Gives A Heartbreaking Interview About His Current Situation

These comments surely signify the end of Gomes' time at the Nou Camp and the ideal opportunity for Spurs to make a move if they want the midfielder to be their player for the start of next season. "Ob...

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USA says Russian Federation hacked energy grid, punishes 19 for election meddling

USA says Russian Federation hacked energy grid, punishes 19 for election meddling

These sanctions have also been imposed for the role played by Russian intelligence in spreading the NotPetya malware and ransomware which the U.S. blamed on Moscow last month. Their report described t...

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Economists Worry a Trade War Could Derail US Growth

Economists Worry a Trade War Could Derail US Growth

The Trump administration is seeking to raise tariffs on a wide range of Chinese goods. When Donald Trump moved ahead with steel and aluminium import tariffs , the European Union threatened duti...

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BJP leader escapes unhurt, PSO injured in JK militant attack

BJP leader escapes unhurt, PSO injured in JK militant attack

Suspected terrorists on Thursday attacked a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Anwar Khan in Khanmoh area of Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir. "Security forces, following leads (about presence...

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U.S. accuses Russian Federation of cyber-attack on the energy grid

U.S. accuses Russian Federation of cyber-attack on the energy grid

Among the attacks traced back to Moscow were efforts to meddle in the 2016 Presidential elections, and the huge "NotPetya" cyber attack which U.S. officials described as the " most destructive and co...

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Thousands flee Eastern Ghouta as Syrian army advances

Thousands flee Eastern Ghouta as Syrian army advances

It is the biggest exodus from the enclave since the military stepped up an offensive to retake it last month. On Thursday, a joint convoy of food supplies for some 26,000 people entered Douma, the lar...

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Saudi Arabia to Acquire Nuclear Bomb under One Condition

Saudi Arabia to Acquire Nuclear Bomb under One Condition

The report also cites a source close to the royal family as saying that Bin Salman and his mother had a falling out several years ago over her intention to empower the prince's other siblings. Mike Po...

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Protesters gather near execution site of 'Stocking Strangler' Carlton Gary

Protesters gather near execution site of 'Stocking Strangler' Carlton Gary

The two men, neither of whom gave a final statement , were the fifth and sixth to be executed in the United States this year. The case was one of the most notorious in the state's history, terrifyi...

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Trump confirms CNBC contributor Kudlow to be top economic adviser

Trump confirms CNBC contributor Kudlow to be top economic adviser

Kudlow has credited Art Laffer, often called the godfather of supply-side tax cuts, as being formative in his own economic views. "In other words, steel and aluminum may win in the short term, but s...

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Vanessa Trump files for divorce from Donald Trump Jr - US media

Vanessa Trump files for divorce from Donald Trump Jr - US media

The former pair, who Wednesday in November 2005, share five children: Kai, 10, Donald III, 9, Tristan, 6, Spencer, 5, and Chloe, 3, but before Vanessa married into the famous family , she worked ...

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Trump promoting tax cuts, campaigning for GOP in Missouri

Trump promoting tax cuts, campaigning for GOP in Missouri

Manafort has pleaded not guilty to the charges. "Those issues simply have no connection to the alleged coordination with the Russian government or the 2016 presidential election", Manafort's lawye...

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US Black Hawk Helicopter Crashes in Western Iraq, Pentagon Says

US Black Hawk Helicopter Crashes in Western Iraq, Pentagon Says

Overall, 4,535 members of the US military personnel have been killed and another 32,310 wounded, according to The Dayton Beach News-Journal. " Rescue teams are responding to the scene of the downed ai...

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Cincinnati still in the running to host 2026 World Cup match

Cincinnati still in the running to host 2026 World Cup match

The other 17 cities are in the United States , including Baltimore and Cincinnati, which do not have Major League Soccer clubs. "It is very disappointing that the World Cup could potentially be h...

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Taoiseach criticised over phone call to council on behalf of Trump

Taoiseach criticised over phone call to council on behalf of Trump

The council cited the risk posed to the freshwater pearl mussel and the sensitive Doonbeg river... The Taoiseach has been severely criticised after revealing today that he contacted Clare County Cou...

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Slain Rio councilwoman was voice of favelas' voiceless

Slain Rio councilwoman was voice of favelas' voiceless

The AP reports two men fired nine shots into a auto carrying Franco and driver Anderson Pedro Gomes, who were both killed. A press officer was injured in the backseat, but survived, the officials sai...

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Mizoram CM Seeks Rajnath Singh's Intervention in Border Dispute

Mizoram CM Seeks Rajnath Singh's Intervention in Border Dispute

He also strongly slammed the Assam police for "resorting to lathi charge" on the students and journalists during the clash last week. Union home secretary Rajiv Gauba will meet the chief secretaries...

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Azerbaijan, Turkey, Iran, Georgia vow to enhance solidarity and cooperation

Azerbaijan, Turkey, Iran, Georgia vow to enhance solidarity and cooperation

Zarif, who arrived March 12, met with senior officials and praised Pakistan for the "timely" sharing of intelligence, which he said allowed Iranian border guards to kill two would-be bombers. Kumar on...

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Bombs set off along Gaza fence, causing no injury; IDF tanks retaliate

Bombs set off along Gaza fence, causing no injury; IDF tanks retaliate

B'chasdei Hashem, there are no reports of fatalities or injuries among IDF troops. Israel said the IEDs were detonated "toward" soldiers in a vehicle on the Israeli side of the fence near the nort...

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