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Career day for Black propels IL past Nebraska

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Nebraska immediately rushed the ball up the floor and James Palmer, Jr . scored on a layup to cut the lead to 68-66 with 19.6 seconds left. Leron Black eventually stopped the drought, but nonetheless, the efficiency took a big dip in the second. Read More »

Tuition fees must offer value

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Now the cost of degree courses are uniform across subjects but under new plans arts and social science degrees could be cheaper than more intensive subjects. When pressed on the issue, Hinds added: "The review is looking at all aspects of tertiary education funding". Other changes are likely to include the way interest is calculated and applied to student loans, with the current top rate of 3% plus the retail price index of inflation to be revised. Read More »

Rain returns tonight, continues into the week ahead with warm weather

For now, just looks like scattered rain or thunderstorms each day. The record high Tuesday in Lansing is 59 set in 1983 and 62 in Jackson set in 1930. A slightly better chance for rain arrives Wednesday and Thursday , although there is still quite a bit of uncertainty and model disagreement with that. Read More »

Monster under our roof: Foster couple on Florida shooting gunman

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In the interview, James Snead said he thought he was the only one with a key to Cruz's gun cabinet, but now knows the teen must have kept a key for himself, the Associated Press said. "It's Valentine's Day and I don't go to school on Valentine's Day", he said. Cruz had a steak and cheese sandwich for dinner and went to bed at 8pm. Read More »

Nationals MP George Christensen Joked About Shooting "Greenie Punks"

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An AFP spokesperson confirmed this afternoon the matter was still being assessed. But he was keen to remind the nation that the person he was quoting, Harry Callahan from the 1970s Dirty Harry films, was a police officer. It was unclear whether Mr Christensen's caption was specifically aimed at the Greens or at environmental activists who are campaigning against a proposed coalmine - which is supported by the MP - in his seat. Read More »

Syrian Kurdish official: deal for Syrian army to enter Afrin

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An adviser to the Kurdish administration told Reuters Syrian troops might be at the border in two days. Jia Kurd said the agreement with Damascus on Afrin was strictly military with no wider political arrangements, but added: "We can cooperate with any side that lends us a helping hand in light of barbaric crimes and the global silence". Read More »

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau visits Taj Mahal

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The visit, which includes stops in Agra , Amritsar, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, and New Delhi , will provide an opportunity for Trudeau to connect with the Indian leaders in government and business, promote empowerment of women and girls, and strengthen Canada and India's close economic ties. Read More »

South Korean Leader Proclaims Olympics Success

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Ri's statements follow a handful of moves from the Trump administration that appeared to signal that they were on the verge of striking North Korea . There's evidence that a US-led sanctions campaign has begun to work against the Kim regime, and North Korea could be hurting economically. "Our goal has always been to break a record again and again, and advance step by step and not to turn back no matter what happens", Kim said. Read More »

Yarmuth calls Trump 'a disgrace' on Twitter

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Cameron Kasky Jr. (C), a student who was at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during a mass shooting, embraces the police officer Brad Griesinger in front of the school, after the police security perimeter was removed, in Parkland, Florida, U.S., February 18, 2018 . Read More »

GOP Mega Donor: No More Money Without 'Assault Weapons' Ban

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In an interview with The New York Times , Hoffman, who also served as USA ambassador to Portugal between 2005 and 2007 after raising millions for then-President George W. Mr. Hoffman said in an interview. "When the tragedy occurred, I heard it instantly on the television and I felt my heart just drop", Hoffman told Cabrera. Read More »

Trump team in 'tussle for nuclear football codes' on China trip

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Trump. "Kelly rushed over and told the USA officials to keep walking - 'We're moving in, ' he said - and the Americans all started moving", Axios reported. White House officials assured Swan that they did all the necessary advance work to coordinate with Chinese officials. The whole scuffle was over in a flash, and the US officials told about the incident were asked to keep quiet about it. Read More »

Modi visits Parrikar in Mumbai hospital

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A formal statement issued by the Chief Minister's Office said that Parrikar was in Mumbai for a "routine check-up". Hon'ble CM is well and under observation. Mumbai: Mumbai's famous Lilavati Hospital on Sunday denied all rumours about Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's health and said that he was responding well to the treatment. Read More »

Husband of slain MP Jo steps down

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Brendan Cox said he had acted inappropriately and would leave his positions at the Jo Cox Foundation and the More in Common charity. "In the last few days allegations from several years ago have resurfaced that makes concentrating on both of those tasks much more hard..." According to the Mail on Sunday , he allegedly forced the woman against a wall outside a bar and held her by the throat while saying: "I want to f*** you". Read More »

Costco Wholesale January Comps Up 6%

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 1.24 million shares versus an average volume of 0.92 million shares during last trading session. Another trade for 30,000 shares valued at $5.76M was made by SINEGAL JAMES D on Tuesday, September 19. Read More »

Syria's Assad must be held accountable for chemical attacks, says Trump adviser

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Echoing US President Donald Trump's view, he said it was time to address "serious flaws in the Iran deal and counter Iran's destabilising activities, including its development and proliferation of missiles". The Syrian regime has repeatedly been accused of using chemical weapons, despite a 2013 deal between the United States and Russian Federation for Damascus to destroy its stockpiles. Read More »

Ex-Trump aide to plead guilty

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Gates, who served as Trump's deputy campaign manager, was indicted in October along with Manafort on charges ranging from money laundering to violations of foreign lobbying laws. The president, who in the past has dismissed the Mueller investigation as a " witch hunt " and a "hoax", again insisted after the indictments that his campaign did not collude with Russians during the race for the White House. Read More »

Hikers missing after Switzerland hit by avalanche

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They were taken to a hospital and treated for minor injuries. Two people were injured in an avalanche in the southern Swiss canton of Valais, cantonal police reported Sunday. The risk level in the Swiss Alps is now at three (considerable) on a scale of five. "The avalanche risk is now level three out of five, meaning more avalanches are possible in the days ahead". Read More »

'Cruise From Hell' Is What Passengers Call Carnival Trip After Violent Brawls

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Several fights broke out over the 10-day cruise, including two captured on camera showing guests throwing punches on a pool deck and a ship nightclub. It is unclear exactly how and why the fights started, but one family member told 3AW it may have been because of a misunderstanding after someone stepped on someone else's flip-flop. Read More »

Warm, Rainy Friday Turns Cold And Snowy By Saturday Night

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It means the city is getting prepared for the possiblity of snow, readying hundreds of salt spreaders, plows and tire chains to deploy in case they're needed. Tuesday night: Patchy fog after 1 a.m. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Sunday: Snow showers likely, mainly before 10am . A wintry mix has continued to fall through Saturday afternoon into the evening. Read More »

Video shows buildings swaying violently during a massive natural disaster in Mexico

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Oaxaca prosecutor's office stated that fourteen people including a six-month-old baby were killed in the crash. Among the dead were three children. The tragedy struck Friday night as a military helicopter flew the interior minister and other officials to an area near the epicenter of a 7.2 magnitude natural disaster that shook Mexico earlier that evening. Read More »

Netanyahu Slams Warsaw's Claims on Jewish Holocaust 'Perpetrators'

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Poland's government said Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki's comments saying Jews were perpetrators in World War Two as well as Poles and others, which were condemned by Israel, were not meant to deny the Holocaust . Morawiecki's was harshly criticized by opposition lawmakers. The World Jewish Restitution Organization (WJRO) has expressed concern the Polish Justice Ministry will put the bill on hold for the foreseeable future. Read More »

High school students in Broward County organize protest after school shooting

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Vowing to change the law, the teenager said: "We are going to be the last mass shooting ". "So, I don't know what they could have done with that other than look for people with that name", he said. According to aerial photos from the scene and a map on the school's website, more than a dozen smaller buildings comprise the school's 45-acre campus, which is home to more than 3,100 students. Read More »

Tsvangirai's body flown home for burial

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Tsvangirai's body arrived in the capital, Harare, Friday and was taken to a military barracks where it will remain until Monday for public viewing. Tsvangirai's body arrived home from South Africa on Saturday to crowds of supporters. "We salute his relentless struggle and great personal sacrifices for the equitable treatment of all Zimbabweans, and his insistence that every voice in Zimbabwe share the right to be heard", said Neubert. Read More »

PTI chairman Imran Khan ties knot again for third time

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Last month, Khan, 66, denied the media reports that he had already contracted marriage with Maneka, a day after a Pakistani daily reported that he married her on January 1 in Lahore. Khan tied the knot for second time with TV anchor Reham Khan but their marriage was dissolved 10 months after the wedding ceremony in January 2015. Read More »

Indonesia mulls ban on sending maids to Malaysia

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Meanwhile Malaysia's Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said such drastic action by the neighbouring country would only be detrimental for both countries. He stressed the importance of a moratorium in order to allow the restructuring of employment process to prevent a repetition of such cases as Ms Adelina's. Read More »

Gus Kenworthy Takes Jab at Mike Pence with Broken Thumb Announcement

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For Gus Kenworthy , there is a silver lining to breaking his thumb at the Olympics . Kenworthy and Rippon are the first openly gay U.S. Winter Olympians to compete in the games. "For me right now, I'm just focussing on competing but I'm very excited to be here representing the United States and the LGBT community". "Competitors, even friends that would say things that were so homophobic and I don't think that they realized necessarily the impact that it was having on me, because I was ... Read More »

CymaBay Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CBAY) Receives Another Recommendation From Wall Street

It has outperformed by 61.41% the S&P500. The stock of Flexion Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLXN). Macquarie Gru reported 46,976 shares. Hilltop Holdings Inc bought 3,491 shares as the company's stock rose 6.17% with the market. (NASDAQ:FLXN) or 12,914 shares. Sandler Capital Mgmt stated it has 1.23 million shares. It also reduced its holding in Foamix Pharmaceuticals Ltd (NASDAQ:FOMX) by 97,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 258,667 shares, and cut its stake in Bluebird Bio Inc ... Read More »

In NH, mystery Powerball victor will receive payment

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Attorneys for both sides argued the merits of the case this week at Hillsborough County Superior Court. New Hampshire Lottery Executive Director Charlie McIntyre said he was inclined to honor the woman's request, saying it was a separate issue from whether to reveal her name and address. Read More »

Gunman kills 4, wounds others in shooting at Russian church

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Two police officers walk near the building of the confectionery factory "Menshevik" in Moscow, Russia, where a gunman earlier opened fire, on December 27, 2017. "The Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church considers this awful crime, committed on the eve of the Great Lent, a provocation aimed at instigating confrontation between [the] Orthodox and Muslims, who have been coexisting peacefully for ages in the Caucasus", his spokesman said, RT reported. Read More »

Senior Citizens Spread Random Acts of Kindness at MSU

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Throughout the week, students wrote down their kind acts on slips of paper, with the goal of forging a hanging chain that stretches throughout the school. But Hahn said she heard people talking about going to OUL and chose to join them this year. Every day we see random acts of kindness being performed from our hotel teams across our 542 UK Travelodge hotels. Read More »

Memogate case: SC issues arrest warrants for Hussain Haqqani

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Such "political" warrants had not been honoured overseas in the past and it would not work now, he added. Headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, a three-member bench of the apex court heard the case. Talking to Voice of America's Urdu service, Kamran Murtaza, former president of the Pakistan Supreme Court Bar Association, said that no other Pakistani ambassador has been the focus of an arrest warrant. Read More »