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Stanford holds on in wild finish to beat Arizona State


Can I play? If I'm the new AD, I let Jones have another year to prove what he has with whatever recruits he can bring to the table, and engage donors with an action plan, that says absent a satisfactory improvement here is where we go (who we want as coach, what we want this program to be, what we do with facilities, and how we will fund this, etc.). Read More »

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao sees third Front emerging


It has also been decided that Union ministers will frequently visit the state and publicize central schemes. "Qualitative change is not taking place in both the regimes". "He had nothing against Prime Minister Narendra Modi , and had never used foul language against him as alleged by some BJP leaders, the chief minister maintained". Read More »

BJP bags Tripura, also ahead in Nagaland

The election in one seat was countermanded due to the death of the CPI (M) candidate. Targeting the Left and the Congress, Modi said the election results in the northeast have proved that the best reply to those spreading rumours and lies was given by people in democracy through their votes. Read More »

Trump trades good-natured barbs with media at Gridiron


The President also declined to appear at last year's White House Correspondents' Dinner . "Ivanka, you've got to do something!" Trump called Pence a good "straight man". After the two-day visit to North Korea, the special envoys will travel to the United States to brief officials on their discussions in Pyongyang, South Korea's presidential Blue House said. Read More »

PNG cricketers begin campaign for 2019 World Cup


Last month in Sharjah, Afghanistan sealed a five-match One-Day International series 4-1 against Zimbabwe , the tournament's host country. Hindustan Times reported "The World's No.1 ODI and Twenty20 worldwide bowler, Rashid will lead Afghanistan after regular skipper Asghar Stanikzai was diagnosed with appendicitis". Read More »

BJP deputes senior leaders, Ministers as observers for NE states


Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Saturday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah for the party's resounding victory in assembly elections in Tripura, Nagaland and Meghalaya. With the state witnessing a hung Assembly, the BJP has emerged as the kingmaker being wooed by both the main regional parties. Four senior Congress leaders Ahmed Patel, Kamal Nath, Mukul Wasnik and C.P. Read More »

Vladimir Putin Brags About New Russian Nuclear Weapon


He added , to applause, that names for the nuclear-powered cruise missile and the drone haven't yet been chosen, and suggested that the Defense Ministry run a nationwide contest for the best names. Nauert noted that with an election coming up, Putin was "playing to the audience" when he played videos showing the missiles. Republican Senator Thom Tillis of North Carolina told VOA, "I view Mr. Read More »

Anthony Scaramucci has been banned from the White House


Scaramucci said he thinks Kelly is the one keeping him from visiting Trump, and considering Scaramucci has lobbied to get Kelly fired, that makes a bit of sense. Seeking to confirm Scaramucci's claims, Bloomberg reached out to the White House. Scaramucci, a Wall Street financier, was sacked by Kelly just 10 days into his stint as communications director last July. Read More »

China hints at taking retaliatory measures against U.S. tariffs


One of the main topics on the agenda is removing presidential term limits. China's defense input rate is lower than other major countries, a spokesperson for the annual session of the country's national legislature said Sunday, stressing China's development will pose no threat to any other country. Read More »

Devon Energy (NYSE:DVN) Receives Daily News Impact Rating of 0.16

Closing price generally refers to the last price at which a stock trades during a regular trading session. The company had a trading volume of 9,107,619 shares, compared to its average volume of 8,140,000. Guggenheim upgraded Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN) on Thursday, November 12 to "Buy" rating. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, October 18 with "Overweight". Read More »

Lady Vols fall 73-62 to SC in SEC tournament quarterfinals


Next up for Auburn is the SEC Tournament in St. Louis. Maten is one of the best players in the SEC, averaging 19.4 points per game and 8.8 rebounds per game, but he cannot often win games on his own. They limited Florida to two points and SC to nine. "That was the emphasis: Try to put Tennessee back on their heels and pound the ball in the paint", SC coach Dawn Staley said. Read More »

INX media PMLA case: Karti Chidambaram taken to Mumbai for questioning


On Thursday evening at the courtroom, Karti had a friendly banter with some CBI officers, asking them whether the investigating officers had mobile apps like Swiggy or Zomato, used for ordering food. Karti is accused of using his clout as the son of then finance minister P Chidambaram to get Foreign Investment Promotional Board (FIPB) clearance for INX Media, headed by murder accused Peter and Indrani Mukerjea, which was earlier accused of serious violations in receiving overseas funds. Read More »

South Korea names envoys in bid to arrange US-North Korea talks


South Korea has been pushing for dialogue between Washington and Pyongyang to broker peace on the Korean peninsula as well as talks on dismantling the North's nuclear program. The allies agreed to suspend the joint military exercises to ensure calm and safety during the Olympics. The move to send special envoys to the North comes after North Korea sent its senior officials to the South during the PyeongChang Winter Olympics in a rare diplomatic breakthrough after a year of tensions ... Read More »

Armed Parkland Officer Believed Shots Came from Outside School, Attorney Says


Peterson wishes that he could have prevented the untimely passing of the seventeen victims on that day", DiRuzzo said, "and his heart goes out to the families of the victims in their time of need", he said. In the statement , Peterson claimed he took up a position outside Building 12 after rushing over to respond to a report of firecrackers. In response, Peterson and Kelvin Greenleaf, a school security guard, exited the school's 100 building and ran to the 1200 building. Read More »

Trump Praises Chinese Initiative to Lift Limit for Presidential Terms


Representative Ro Khanna, a Democrat, said on Twitter that "whether this was a joke or not, talking about being President for life like Xi Jinping is the most unAmerican sentiment expressed by an American President". On Saturday, among donors gathered in the grand ballroom named for himself at Mar-a-Lago, Trump pondered the happiness of his former rival, wondering aloud whether she was enjoying life after the campaign. Read More »

Israeli police grill Netanyahu in new cases


Netanyahu is expected to receive a warm welcome at the White House on Monday, where he will meet with the president and senior staff, including Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner, a point man for mediation between Israel and the Palestinians. Read More »

Kuwait- Iraqi parliament OKs USD-87-bln '18 budget


Lawmaker Ashwaq Jaf told Sputnik that Kurdistan's political blocs made a decision to demand the regional authorities to withdraw from the talks with Baghdad after the parliament adopted the country's budget without the Kurds. A statement by the parliament said 187 lawmakers attended a session chaired by Speaker Salim al-Jubouri, and passed the 58-article budget for 2018. Read More »

Paternity of Vikki Champion's baby a 'grey area': Barnaby Joyce


He also condemned The Daily Telegraph for its "outrageous" intrusion on Ms Campion's privacy by publishing a photo of her "crossing the road". The heavily-pregnant Ms Campion and Mr Joyce, wearing his trademark Akubra and an open-neck shirt, attracted attention of onlookers as they made their way to the Qantas Chairman's Lounge at Canberra airport. Read More »

BJP continue to spar over Kathua rape


Eight-year-old nomad girl Asifa Bano of Rasana village of border district of Kathua had gone missing on January 10 and her body with torture and violence marks was recovered on January 17. Hindu Ekta Manch, an organization set up following apprehension of some Hindu boys including a juvenile by state's Crime Branch into the alleged rape and murder of minor Bakerwal girl, is spearheading an agitation seeking CBI probe into the matter. Read More »

Friday's weather; Heavy snowfalls overnight with Status Red warning in place


Although blizzard conditions have passed, Met Eireann has cautioned that snowfall will continue today across Munster, Leinster and parts of Connacht with strong easterly winds expected. In the afternoon the rain could turn heavy in the east and south, giving a risk of localised flooding due to melting snow. They added; "In relation to Connaught and Ulster decisions on school closures will be made individually depending on the circumstances in their area". Read More »

NRA: Trump Doesn't Want Gun Control


Trump reiterated later: "We have to do something about the mentally ill not being able to buy a gun". Republicans reacted cautiously Thursday to President Donald Trump's call for quick and substantial changes to the nation's gun laws, while elated Democrats said they will try to hold Trump to his promises. Read More »

Israeli Forces Shoot Dead Palestinian Man Near Gaza Border

He was rushed to hospital where his condition deteriorated and he died due to his wounds late afternoon. Israel has imposed a 300-meter buffer zone inside the Gaza Strip along their common border preventing Palestinians from reaching their lands near the border fence. Read More »

Pinarayi not admitted to Chennai hospital, CMO rejects reports


The same was confirmed by the Chief Minister's Office in Thiruvananthapuram as well. According to reports, Pinarayi Vijayan was admitted following a dip in his blood count. Meanwhile, popular Tamil film icon-turned politician Kamal Haasan today called on Vijayan at the government guest house here and enquired about his health condition. Read More »

Future at stake! SSC CGL 2017 Tier II exam's paper leak row


Days after alleged Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Tier 2 Exam paper leak, social activist and frontrunner of anti-corruption protests in 2011, Anna Hazare has announced that he will reportedly join the protest by students against the alleged leak of SSC CGL tier 2 exam. Read More »

China's political advisory body opens annual session


Wang Guoqing, spokesman of the first session of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference ( CPPCC ), attends a press conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. The advisory body will continue working domestically to "create a strong sense of community for the Chinese nation", including among religious minorities and the country's poorest citizens, he said. Read More »

Tsurenko beats Gavrilova in Acapulco semi


The third seed at the tournament, Gavrilova made a number of errors to hand seventh-seed Tsurenko a relatively routine path to the final. Voegele beat Rebecca Peterson of Sweden 6-4, 7-6 (5) to reach her first WTA Tour final. "I just really like it here", Tsurenko said to the WTA's official site. "I think all the conditions for the tournament are just great". Anderson won the New York Open two weeks ago for his fourth career title. Read More »

Sharma soars into the lead in Mexico


Sharma was outside the world's top 450 when he won the Joburg Open in December, but proved that was no fluke with a second European Tour title in the Maybank Championship in Malaysia last month. He is joined by American countrymen Pat Perez (68), Brian Harman (68) and Xander Schauffele (70) at 10 under. Justin Thomas got it past year when he made an ace in the inaugural Mexico Championship, and Ross Fisher got it on Saturday. Read More »

Frustrated passengers 'risked electrocution' after forcing train doors open


Process is effectively this; when people stop getting off trains (unless controlled by emerg. services) and we're clear no-one else is on track, the power will go back on. A Network Rail spokesman said: "Owing to the continued extreme weather conditions we are asking people not to travel across the South Western Railway network today unless absolutely essential". Read More »

Goldman Sachs Group Downgrades Santander Consumer USA (SC) to Neutral

About 178,080 shares traded. Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) has risen 121.40% since February 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.93% the S&P500. Polar Asset Mngmt Prtn Inc, a Ontario - Canada-based fund reported 127,709 shares. Utah Retirement has 0.01% invested in Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. Read More »

Emergency services evacuating area in Streetsville after massive fire breaks out


Police note that the fire broke out in a building under construction. There are now no reports of injuries. Residents should avoid the area. Police said Mississauga Transit buses have been called in to assist with the evacuation. "By the time the crews got on scene the fire load was so heavy that we couldn't do much other than protect the exposures and limit the damage to the building involved", he told reporters at the scene on Saturday morning. Read More »

Bomb Cyclone Leaves 7 Dead, 1.2 Million Without Power


Locally higher amounts are possible in the Catskills. Coastal flood warnings, watches and advisories stretch along the New Jersey coast and as far south as Virginia. Buttrick said residents should heed evacuation notices and no one should go sightseeing. "We expect that to reopen once the waters recede", MacVicar said. Read More »