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Victor Moses out of final three-man shortlist — CAF Awards

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The absence of Victor Moses in the final three means Nigeria's wait for the next Nigerian African player of the year will continue. The Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Isaac Asiamah, in an address, also promised that Ghana would play ideal hosts to make the 2017 Aiteo CAF Awards at the Accra International Conference Centre the best ever celebration of African football's achievements. Read More »

A Single Vote Has Flipped Control Of Virginia's House Of Delegates

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Toscano and Caucus Chair Charniele Herring said in the release. If the tally stands, the House of Delegates will be evenly split between Republicans and Democrats. Two more recounts are scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday. Simonds wasn't forecast to be a serious competitor to Yancey going into the November 7 election; nor were Democrats expected to have a chance to take back the House of Delegates, which Republicans have controlled for 17 years. Read More »

Wednesday washout followed by cooler weather and more rain over Christmas weekend

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Christmas Day: Mostly sunny - high near 25. Partly cloudy skies and a southern flow have allowed temperatures to reach the 60s in many locations today! Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. According to national forecaster Met Eireann, tonight will be a "mild, cloudy night with patches of rain, drizzle and fog and locally poor visibility". Read More »

Two dead after fire rips through Cameron House Hotel

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A spokeswoman for Police Scotland said: 'Around 6.50am on Monday, 18 December, police were called to a report of a fire at Cameron House Hotel near Alexandria. The owner of the nearby Duck Bay Hotel has offered to provide tea, coffee and refreshments to emergency services at the scene. "One person, as previously stated, was pronounced dead at the scene". Read More »

Sensex, Nifty Surge To Record Highs

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The equity markets built upon the trigger provided in the last session as both Sensex and Nifty finished on closing highs, gaining 0.70 per cent each. Vinod Nair, Head of Research, Geojit Financial Services, said: "Euphoria from election verdict and progress in USA tax cut fuelled the market to rally near the all time high". Read More »

West Suffolk bin collection days over Christmas

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If you are due to have your grey refuse bin emptied on Christmas Day (Monday) you should put your bin out for collection on Wednesday, 27 December. If that is your usual collection day then this year there will be an earlier collection for you on Saturday, December 23. Read More »

Banking panel kills Trump nominee to lead Export-Import Bank

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Mike Rounds (S.D.) and Tim Scott (S.C.) - joining with Democrats on the committee to reject the nomination, a rare break from Trump for Republicans. WASHINGTON-Ahead of scheduled Senate votes on President Trump's nominations to the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), a leading science and tech policy think tank, today called on the administration and Congress to ensure that the bank's leadership is fully committed to fulfilling its ... Read More »

Hawe Inquest: Family were 'unlawfully killed'

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Mrs Coll continued her line: "Seeing that you never met Alan Hawe, Clodagh or his family, did you ever consider speaking to the family in relation to him and how he was?" "It's unimaginable what you have had to endure", she said. He said in the course of a severe mental illness people's judgement is severely impaired and he believes this is what happened in this case. Stephen and Olive Hawe said in a statement released as the inquest into the five deaths draws to a close in Cavan, that in ... Read More »

IOF arrest mother hours after taking her teenage daughter

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The soldiers remained in their place initially and did not respond. They then move backwards. Nariman was attempting to seek information about her 17-year-old daughter Ahed, who was arrested from their home in the village of Nabi Saleh hours earlier. Read More »

United States to Officially Blame North Korea for Wannacry Cyber Attack

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This was enough, at the time, to insinuate North Korea was behind Wannacry, though researchers warned it was " well short of poof , " and that copying snippets of code is not uncommon among unrelated hacker groups. North Korea was widely suspected to have created the virus, paired with ransomware that encrypted data on victims' computers and demanded money to restore access. Read More »

Rahul Gandhi takes over India's opposition Congress celebration

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In his first address as party president, Rahul charged BJP of indulging in divisive politics and said "Congress took India to 21st century, but the prime minister ( Narendra Modi ) today is taking us back to the medieval times". Joseph, Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan, V. D. Satheesan, Anwar Sadath and Shafi Parambil, AICC secretary P. C. Vishnunath, former MLAs Benny Behanan and Joseph Vazhakkan and all the Congress MPs from Kerala. Read More »

Rodgers picks one Celtic player that played well against Hearts, despite defeat

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Brown said: "We have had the same season as past year, nine games in December, and we came through that and I think we went unbeaten and that was in the Champions League as well". 'We will just need to continue doing what we are doing. 'It is one game in 19 months since we have been on this fantastic run'. He added: "We have been defeated in the Champions League and stuff like that, so you always take a moment to reflect". Read More »

Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) Stock Rating Upgraded by ValuEngine

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As per Wednesday, August 2, the company rating was maintained by BTIG Research. The company has a market cap of $37,117.38, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.85, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.58 and a beta of 1.29. (NYSE: DAL ) on Thursday, March 16 to "Outperform" rating. The firm has "Buy" rating by UBS given on Monday, August 3. As per Friday, October 27, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. Read More »

Watch a wild mall brawl that involved six women

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Police say they have been keeping increased patrols at the mall this holiday season. There was kicking, punching, hair-pulling and spitting in an all-out brawl at the center of Edison Mall near the Victoria's Secret store. She would later post on separate account that she was "compromised" and that someone was using her Facebook profile, according to WBBH-TV . A Fort Myers Police Department report about the fight said two of the victims were in the mall shopping and were leaving ... Read More »

McCain has returned home to Arizona after treatment, office says

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He was first diagnosed with brain cancer this summer. According to CBS News , John McCain's son-in-law said the Senator is doing well. "Senator McCain has responded well to treatment he received at Walter Reed Medical Center for a viral infection and continues to improve", Gilbert said. Read More »

TZH title track: Salman Khan shoots, fights and frowns!

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On Monday, Bollywood Hungama sat down with Salman Khan to talk about " Tiger Zinda Hai " and whether the sequel needed a new set of eyes to tell a good story. However, the makers of the movie say that their upcoming movie " Tiger Zinda Hai " is not the exactly a sequel to the 2012 released movie " Ek Tha Tiger ". Read More »

Postecoglou to take the reins at Yokohama

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The Asian Cup victor has accepted the job in charge of City Football Group (CFG)-aligned J.League club Yokohama F.Marinos and will take up the reins in the new year. It was the Yokohama club's best J.League finish in four years, when they were runners-up in 2013. It will be the second stint overseas for the former Brisbane Roar and Melbourne Victory mentor, who coached Greek third division club Panachaiki in 2008. Read More »

Oxlade-Chamberlain hails Liverpool team-mate Coutinho's class

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There are times when you have to hold your hands up and accept an opposition side were simply too good on the day, but Bournemouth did not exactly make life hard for the visitors to the Vitality. Liverpool doubled their advantage just five minutes later as Dejan Lovren was on hand to head home from close range after Roberto Firmino did well to keep the ball alive following a corner. Read More »

Houthi rebels, missile against Riyadh. Saudis, 'intercepted'

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The missile launched by the Yemeni forces targeted the Riyadh Royal Palace. Saudi and USA officials have accused Iran of supplying the Houthis with weapons, including ballistic missiles that were used in recent strikes on Saudi territory, a charge Iran has denied. Read More »

Relief operation: PM Modi leaves for Lakshadweep, to meet Cyclone Ockhi victims

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday chaired a review meeting in Lakshadweep on the aftermath of Cyclone Ockhi . ANI tweeted a picture of PM Modi leaving for Lakshadweep this morning. The Prime Minister has constantly been monitoring the situation arising out of the natural calamity in the southern parts of the country. "A detailed presentation on the losses suffered by the fiherfolk are being prepared to present before the Prime Minister, " said Abraham. Read More »

Japan Approves Deployment of US Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Systems

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In a statement, the Japanese government noted that North Korea's nuclear and missile development posed a " new level of threat " to the country. The two systems, which will be deployed at the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force facilities in northern Akita and southwestern Yamaguchi prefectures, will be capable of covering the entire country, according to the broadcaster. Read More »

Zimbabwe defence force chief retires, seen being elevated to VP

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Sibanda told reporters on Monday that "normalcy has returned to our country". Operation Restore Legacy was launched by the Zimbabwe Defence Forces on November 13 with a stated objective of removing criminals around the president. The former 93 year old president was forced to step down after the military intervened in the ruling Zanu PF succession battle. Since then Mnangagwa has appointed several military officers to his cabinet, including the former airforce chief Perrance Shiri, who ... Read More »

Warning to drivers as fog hits West Sussex

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The chief forecaster's assessment reads: "With light winds and clear skies fog is expected to form quite widely on Monday evening with visibility falling below 100 m in places". The nightmare conditions have already been felt by passengers at Manchester Airport where all flights were grounded yesterday, due to heavy fog on the runway. Read More »

'I am with you' - Duterte backs gay marriage for the Philippines

He said: 'Now find me the brightest dito sa Pilipinas ngayon. 'That's [same-sex marriage] for them. He gave LGBT advocates until the middle of January to nominate someone "who is honest and hardworking". "I want gay marriage". According to a Rappler report , Duterte's statement is not unfounded, since he once told a TV host that, "No gay person is disrespected". Read More »

No mismatch between EVM and VVPAT slip count: Gujarat CEO

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The elections of Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, however, marked a huge win for the BJP party. The PAAS leader has been saying that the results of Gujarat elections will be exceptional as crores of people in the state are looking forward to their future. Read More »

Malcolm Turnbull unveils new-look Cabinet for 2018

Senator Brandis will leave the upper house to become High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, taking over from Alexander Downer who's held the post since 2014. "The two agendas go hand in hand", the Prime Minister said, labelling the portfolios as "new and reinvigorated, created to encourage enterprise". "Mathias' expanded portfolio is testament to his outstanding performance as Cabinet Minister", Mr Turnbull said. Read More »

United States says North Korea directly responsible for huge WannaCry cyberattack

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The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment. But the shaming is created to hold North Korea accountable for its actions and "erode and undercut their ability to launch attacks", the official said. Some experts later concluded the ransom threat may have been a distraction meant to disguise a more destructive intent. The worldwide shipper said in September it expected to sustain a $300 million profit hit as a result of the attack. Read More »

U.S. vetoes Security Council draft resolution on Jerusalem

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Russian Federation is offering to play the role of an "honest moderator" in the Israel-Palestine conflict after the U.S. vetoed a UN Security Council resolution, which was supported by 14 nations of the 15-member body. Israel captured Arab East Jerusalem in 1967 and later annexed it in an action not recognized internationally. The draft resolution had included a call on all countries to refrain from opening embassies in Jerusalem, reflecting concerns that other governments could follow the ... Read More »

National Guard Drops Fire Retardant on Thomas Fire in Santa Barbara Hills

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To the north of Camino Cielo Road, crews will construct fire lines northward, buffering them with firing operations as needed, officials said. These fires that careen out of control are not only extremely expensive, despite mammoth firefighting efforts, they still cause enormous property and infrastructure losses, especially when the flames reach populated areas. Read More »

Sheriff releases grisly details after woman fatally attacked by her own dogs

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Goochland County Sheriff James Agnew says her body was being guarded by two very large pit bulls . After talking with the family, Agnew said, "Let me cut right to the chase, the most important detail that we did not release because we were anxious about the well-being of the family is that in the course of trying to capture the dogs early Friday morning. Read More »

PM outlines wish to sign trade deals during Brexit transition

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Mrs May struck her defiant note as the ten-strong Brexit "war cabinet" discussed the eventual trade deal which it hopes will emerge in the second phase of talks to be launched next month with Brussels. Last week May's fragility was exposed by the rebellion of 11 largely pro-European Conservative lawmakers in a parliamentary vote on Brexit legislation that led to an embarrassing defeat. Read More »