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Full Strength Pacers Dominate Hawks

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Collison came off the bench for 20 minutes, scoring 17 points on 7-of-10 shooting to go along with five assists and no turnovers. Bojan Bogdanovic led IN (38-28) with 21 points, one of five Pacers to reach double-figure scoring. The Pacers poured it on in the third quarter, with Oladipo scoring 15 of his points, including a step-back 3-pointer that gave in an 83-53 lead. The Hawks (20-46) would not dig their way out of their early hole. Read More »

Fallen Deputy Jacob Pickett to be laid to rest Friday

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During Friday's procession and funeral, officers from across central IN will take over patrols IN Boone County, so agencies there can pay their final respects to Deputy Pickett. The governor directed flags to be flown at half-staff in in Boone, Hendricks, Tipton and Marion counties in honor of Pickett's sacrifice. Hoosiers can pay their respects Thursday to a fallen Boone County deputy . Read More »

OPP monitoring roads for distracted drivers this March break

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OPP officials say distracted drivers were behind 83 road fatalities on OPP-patrolled roads in 2017, surpassing 57 speed-related deaths, 46 alcohol/drug-related deaths, and 49 deaths linked to not wearing a seat belt. The campaign's focus is to remind motorists of the dangers of being distracted while driving. The fine for using a hand-held device is $490 including the victim fine surcharge and three demerit points. Read More »

Republican Senator Jeff Flake vows bill to undo tariffs

Moreover, there is a risk, albeit slight, that imposing tariffs could set off a beggar-thy-neighbor trade war. Even though tariffs on Mexico and Canada were excluded from President's Trump's announcement, he says he has no problem with them. Read More »

French cheese crowned champion in world competition

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Silvain Diedrichs of Savencia Cheese USA in New Holland, Pennsylvania holds a wheel of Esquirrou , the 2018 World Champion Cheese. With the contest's announcement describing its flavor as having "nutty notes and a toasted wheat aroma", Esquirrou earned a score of 98.376 out of 100 to take home the gold (yellow?). Read More »

European Central Bank holds interest rates steady

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Unilateral decisions on trade policy are unsafe and disputes should be settled using worldwide bodies, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said on Thursday, in the wake of US plans to impose tariffs on imports of steel and aluminium. Read More »

China to Open Financial Sector, May Release a Cryptocurrency

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He also pointed out that the opening up of the financial sector includes not only widening market access for foreign investors, but also the global expansion of China's domestic financial institutions and promotion of global use of yuan. "We don't want to create products for speculation ... the illusion of getting rich overnight is not a good thing". Despite some speculation to the contrary, Zhou didn't formally unveil any kind of digital currency product - rather, he outlined what it may ... Read More »

China foreign minister urges US-N.Korea dialogue

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China called for direct dialogue between North Korea and the United States to defuse tensions on the Korean peninsula and warned there was still the potential for chaos amid the stand-off over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons programme. Nevertheless, the diplomatic process "will be clouded by various interferences", according to Wang. "We must not let the opportunity slip by". The world's two largest economies "should strive to be partners in cooperation", Wang said. Read More »

Buckingham MP and House of Commons Speaker John Bercow rejects bullying claims

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MPs weren't sitting in the House of Commons today but his spokesman said that "The Speaker completely and utterly refutes the allegation". She added: "Any suggestion to the contrary is simply untrue". Mr Farrelly and Mr Pritchard have denied all allegations against them. 'These allegations were investigated and not upheld. Labour's Jess Phillips and Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas said on Friday that more must be done to tackle an inherent bullying culture which would be ... Read More »

NJ Transit train hits vehicle in Atlantic County

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None of the 120 riders and crew members on board the train at the time of the incident was injured, according to NJ Transit. Rail service was halted in both direction between Atco and Egg Harbor, the agency said. At least one person was being transported to an area hospital. NJ Transit is offering substitute bus service to accommodate passengers. The River Line light rail service is also cross-honoring tickets. Read More »

Drugs suspect Lamarr Chambers released after 47 days without defecating

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Lamarr Chambers, 24, was arrested in Harlow, Essex, on January 17 and officers tweeted updates of what they described as "poo watch" until the force chose to release him from custody on March 5 "following medical and legal advice". Before his release, Chambers had already broken the British record for spending the most days in police custody without pooing - which was previously 23 days. Read More »

Trump vetoed Miss Universe contestants for being 'too ethnic' or 'too dark-skinned'

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The celebrity real estate mogul, who ran the pageant from 1996 to 2015 had a special room backstage where he would review the judges' favorite participants a few days before the competition. The company also included British music executive Rob Goldstone, who in 2016 would reach out to Trump's eldest son, Don Jr., to convey a Russian lawyer wanted to have a meeting with him in the Trump Tower. Read More »

Danish inventor denies murder of journalist Kim Wall as trial begins

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Neither the cause of death nor the motive has been established, but investigators believe Wall was strangled or had her throat cut as part of a sadistic sex crime. "I tried first with an arm, and that went very fast". The torso had been attached to a metal object to weigh it down. He said Wall's blood was found on Madsen's nose and his bodysuit, and that detectives found violent videos and texts about killing women on Madsen's laptop and an external hard drive. Read More »

Perth Schoolgirl 'Unlikely To Survive' After Electric Shock From Garden Tap

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It is estimated 230 volts ran through her body. Doctors said even though Woods can breathe on her own, she's unlikely to live - and if she did, it would be in a "vegetative state". Lacey said she and her other six children were now scared to touch light switches or metal objects. Her mother said about 200 people, including strangers, have visited the little girl in hospital to hold her hand and sing to her. Read More »

EC unveils action plan for FinTech and blockchain

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To date the United Kingdom has led Europe in financial technology, with the City of London attracting most of the capital flowing into the sector. In the United Kingdom some fear Brexit could prompt companies and staff to relocate elsewhere, which would be an opportunity for rival capitals. Read More »

Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) Shares Bought by Timber Hill LLC

Sempra Energy has a one year low of $100.63 and a one year high of $122.97. Oppenheimer Inc owns 2,921 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. About 310,808 shares traded. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with "Hold" rating and $11800 target in Friday, August 4 report. As per Thursday, August 10, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. Read More »

CT governor: NRA like a 'terrorist organization'

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That's who they are, that's what they do. We will boycott your company.' That's who they are. Malloy said that in 1999 - the same year as the Columbine High School shooting - the NRA declared that teachers should not be armed. "Public safety isn't improved by eliminating the NRA training and standards. or calling people who disagree with you "terrorists", she said. In a statement released by spokesperson Jennifer Baker , the NRA condemned the governor's remarks. Read More »

China to make justified response for trade war with US

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Speaking at China's annual legislative meeting, the National People's Congress, Wang spoke at length on Thursday about the need, and desire, for cooperation between the U.S. China will host the SCO summit in the port of Qingdao in June. China's opposition to a United Nations ban on Pakistani terrorist Masood Azhar and India's entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group has also tested their relationship. Read More »

Filipino chief justice asks people to fight authoritarianism

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Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno is facing two ouster attempts, including by President Rodrigo Duterte's administration. Speaking to the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines, Sereno, now facing ouster bids, said infighting in any organization is normal as she expressed hopes that this could be resolved. Read More »

Spice Girl 'wet sofa on drugs', says estranged husband

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According to court documents, he feared she was so hooked on medication she would "overdose and die like Michael Jackson". She also accused him of abuse, which he denied. Phoenix added that she did not bond with Belafonte and that he was mean to her and her sisters. "He would be very aggressive with Angel and Maddie if they broke the 'rules, ' like talking when he was on the phone". Read More »

Turkey orders detention of 186 for Gulen links

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Some 19 people stand accused of terrorism, including some of the most well-known journalists in the country such as former editor-in-chief Can Dundar - who has sought refuge in Germany and is being tried in absentia - and his successor at the head of the newspaper, Murat Sabuncu, who has been detained for 495 days. Read More »

Duminy's blistering knock guides United to 182 against Zalmi

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They made 182 for five, one short of the highest score made in the third edition. It was the second biggest total scored in the PSL. Islamabad United: Misbah-ul- Haq (c), Rumman Raees, Mohammad Sami, Andre Russell, Shadab Khan, Samuel Badree, Iftikhar Ahmed, Amad Butt, Asif Ali, JP Duminy, Luke Ronchi, Faheem Ashraf, Sam Billings, Zafar Gohar, Sahibzada Farhan, Hussain Talat. Read More »

European Union count on exclusion from U.S. metal tariffs

European Union trade chief Cecilia Malmstrom vowed to press for an EU exemption from USA tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum when she meets her American counterpart in Brussels Saturday. "There are only losers in a trade war". Other officials at the EU, by far the biggest trading partner of the United States by value, have warned it could take countermeasures including European tariffs on USA oranges, tobacco and bourbon. Read More »

YOU CAN TWEET THIS: MLS in 3-year deal with Twitter

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The deal comes at a time when the digital and social media companies are competing for sports rights, just as broadcast and cable networks compete for television rights. Univision is producing the games out of Miami. Twitter gets to maintain their presence in the live-sports market, and MLS gets another audience, an audience that in theory should line up with their desired demographic. Read More »

Fighting Illini men's basketball land third member of 2018 recruiting class

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Samba Kane comes in as a 7-foot power forward out of Florida Preparatory Academy. He played his sophomore season at Regis Jesuit in Aurora, Colo., after moving to the United States. Kane joins the 2018 class that includes five-star Morgan Park guard Ayo Dosunmu and 6-5 wing Alan Griffin from NY. There is now one open scholarship available. Read More »

Montana ranks "4th Drunkest State", North Dakota tops list

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Excessive alcohol consumption, according to the CDC, includes binge drinking and heavy drinking. Koob says there is a clear correlation between a state's excessive drinking rate and income. Tennessee, West Virginia and Utah ranked as the soberest states. The designation comes from a new survey of not only drunkest states but cities most awash in booze. Read More »

Promoter of Disastrous Fyre Festival Pleads Guilty to Fraud

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McFarland's sentencing, which could be up to 10 years in prison, is expected on June 21. Fyre Festival organizer Billy McFarland has been ordered to shell out $26 million as part of a money judgment filed on Tuesday. McFarland , who is the CEO of two other businesses, was arrested last June. He had teamed up with rapper Ja Rule to launch the event as a way to build the digital app, Fyre music. Read More »

Jupiter Fund Management (LON:JUP) Given Buy Rating at Liberum Capital

The stock presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of GBX 809.86 ($11.19). The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Monday, July 4 by Goldman Sachs. has invested 0.85% in the stock. 1492 Capital Management Llc holds 1.82% of its portfolio in Cubic Corporation for 40,306 shares. 683 Capital Management Llc sold 100,000 shares as Immunomedics Inc (IMMU)'s stock rose 37.64%. Read More »

State trooper uses makeshift tourniquet to save expressway crash victim

Trooper Minnes says the man he helped with his tourniquet remains hospitalized in stable condition. When he arrived, he discovered a auto that traveled off the road and struck several trees. A short time later, emergency crews arrived to the scene and transported the victims to Cooper Medical Center. "Acting quickly and responding quickly and dealing with the stress and the commotion in a situation like that was taught to me by the state police through the academy". Read More »

Trump's military parade won't have this crucial element: memo

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It comes after Trump's national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, gave the president's instructions for the parade to the Pentagon last month. If the parade can't feature the M1 Abrams tank, it will boast a "heavy air component at the end of the parade, to include older aircraft as available", according to the memo. Read More »