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ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018, Big chance for Afganistan

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Hosts Zimbabwe have the advantage of playing before their fans and in their conditions, something which matters a lot in this game, and coach Heath Streak and his men have been telling the nation that, despite the challenges they faced on their tour of the UAE where they crashed to a 1-4 series defeat at the hands of the Afghanistan , they can rise to the occasion and qualify for the World Cup. Read More »

Florida teacher hosts white nationalist podcast, HuffPost reports

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In a number of her podcasts, she defended racial discrimination and promoted Islamophobia. "Volitich explained that when parents complained to the school's principal about how she injects white nationalist ideologies into the classroom, she lied to the principal and denied the claim", Huffpost reports. Read More »

Man apparently shoots himself near White House, Secret Service says

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The Secret Service said he had "allegedly suffered a self inflicted gunshot wound". Post the incident, the White House went on a lockdown while US President Donald Trump was away on a visit to Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. Most recently, on February 23, a vehicle drove into a security barrier outside the building. The District of Columbia Police Department said in a tweet that an "adult male has been declared deceased". Read More »

Celtics fall short down the stretch in Houston

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And they would finish the game with 73 three-point attempts. The Rockets used a late surge in the final four minutes to beat the Boston Celtics 123-120 for their 15th consecutive win, the team's longest run since the 1993-94 season. Houston then held on in the final minute, hitting 6-of-8 free throws in the last 15 seconds. But Morris scored five straight points after that to push Boston's lead to 108-102 and prompt D'Antoni to call a timeout with about 6 1/2 minutes left. Read More »

Utah Lawmakers Are Not Good Rappers

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Utah's "Fresh Prints Of Bills Here" coincidentally comes at a time when the classic sitcom Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is being considered for a reboot. The video features 20 overeager lawmakers, most of whom are Republicans, and one Make America Great Again baseball cap. Twitter users were quick to react to the rap, titled "Fresh Prints of Bills Here". Read More »

Trevon Bluiett drops 23 as Xavier beats Providence - Recap, Box score

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Xavier can win the title outright with a victory at DePaul Saturday. The Musketeers built their lead to as many as 12 at 22-10, but a 13-5 run from the Blue Demons, punctuated by a rim shaking alley-oop in transition from Cyrus to Tre'Darius McCallum , put DePaul back in the game at 25-23 with 3:28 to go in the first half. Read More »

Lowe's Companies (LOW) Releases Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.13 EPS

The stock decreased 0.24% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $73.52. About 8.55M shares traded. Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) has risen 12.48% since March 3, 2017 and is uptrending. Sanford C. Bernstein upgraded Lowe's Companies from an "underperform" rating to an "outperform" rating in a research note on Monday, January 22nd. Jones Companies Lllp holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Lowe's Companies, Inc. Read More »

Brown, Lady Bears roll in Big 12 quarterfinal

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We have not played the greatest basketball in the past couple of games. "Morris has been playing with Kristy all year, and her minutes will extend because we don't have Kristy". Kansas State's Dean Wade has been a standout player for the Wildcats for most of the season and has a good chance to be the first Wildcat to be named to the All-Big 12 First Team since 2013. Read More »

BJP drubs Left in Tripura, gets 'invite' to join Govt in Nagaland

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party ended 25 years of uninterrupted communist party rule in a northeastern state and consolidated its position in two other states in key provincial elections. If that happens, he said, the party must celebrate as vigorously as it had done when it won a massive victory in Uttar Pradesh previous year. Modi also focussed on Karnataka during his speech for some time as well as setting the tone for the cadres by repeatedly referred to ... Read More »

Driver in Israel shot after hitting policeman, two others

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Unconfirmed reports in Hebrew media stated that the driver was a 51 year-old man from the town of Shfaram. Police would not immediately confirm that this was the motive. It was not immediately clear when the 51-year-old victim was hit by the auto. A soldier at the scene shot the terrorist to neutralize him. Video footage from outside the train station, filmed by a bystander with his smartphone, showed the driver hopping the curb and driving onto a patch of grass as he hit two other servicemen. Read More »

Trump Threatens To Apply Tax On Imports Of Cars From European Union

Trump said other countries had taken advantage of the USA for years because of its "very stupid" trade deals. As well as widespread condemnation from auto makers, who have pointed out that the manufacturer their most successful models in the USA already, employing hundreds of thousands of Americans directly and indirectly, Trump's comments have brought a mixed reaction from his political allies and opponents. Read More »

India, Vietnam agress to work for open, prosperous Indo-Pacific region

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Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang highlighted the formation of new security and development space linking Indian Ocean, Asia and the Pacific with closer economic, political and cultural connectivity during a dialogue in New Delhi on March 4 morning with almost 300 Indian politicians, professors, researchers, scholars and students. Read More »

Mechanic at dealership finds body of woman in trunk of auto

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Investigators report no signs of foul play, but they await further results from a medical examiner's autopsy to determine the cause of French's death. Maine State Police say the discovery was made when a mechanic unlocked the trunk on Friday. On Friday the Major Crimes Unit, along with town police, was at work at the scene in Pittsfield. Read More »

Cooling Off In Las Vegas

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Should Fiji win their Pool, they will face the second runner-up in Pool D, which includes South Africa, England, Canada and Wales . Fiji, coming off a victory in the fourth leg of the series in Hamilton, New Zealand, lit up the scoreboard with a 38-0 victory over Russian Federation and a 33-5 triumph over France to top pool A. Read More »

N. Korea rejects preconditions for talks with US

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The damages that would come from war with North Korea would be " worth it " over the long term, according to Sen. Yonhap reported Saturday that Han Tae-song said in a Geneva conference last Tuesday that the North's nuclear weapons are a means of protecting its sovereignty and national security against the "harsh hostile policy and nuclear threat of the U.S". Read More »

First lady Melania to attend Gridiron dinner with Trump

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Any sort of anger and frustration Trump might have felt over this past week, whether over Sessions' decision to leave an investigation into alleged surveillance abuses to the Justice Department's watchdog, a report that at least four nations sought to exploit Kushner, or the resignation of one of his closest aides, Hope Hicks, Trump didn't show it. Read More »

Channing Capital Management LLC Has $15.51 Million Stake in Symantec Co. (SYMC)

Act Ii Management Lp who had been investing in Echostar Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $5.47B market cap company. The stock traded within a range of $26.27 and $26.92. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, August 27 by Evercore. Symantec Corporation's average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate was 71.7 percent during the past 12 months. Read More »

#Iamstillalive: Children in Syria's Ghouta use social media to highlight woes

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A doctor who treated the patients following an air strike Sunday on the village of Al-Shifuniyah in Eastern Ghouta said he believed it was "probably a chlorine gas attack". The British draft calls for immediate humanitarian access to the Eastern Ghouta and instructs war crimes investigators from the UN-backed Commission of Inquiry for Syria to conduct an investigation into alleged atrocities in the area. Read More »

Banco Santander (SAN) Cut to "Sell" at Zacks Investment Research

Traders may also use the reading to identify overbought/oversold conditions. When analyzing volume, determine the strength or weakness of a move. For every buyer, there needs to be someone who sold them the shares they bought, just as there must be a buyer in order for a seller to get rid of his or her shares. Read More »

Stanford holds on in wild finish to beat Arizona State

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 »